I Think I'm Going Crazy: Overcoming Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

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Achievement-Destiny Corporation, 2021
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"I Think I'm Going Crazy: Overcoming Stress, Anxiety, and Depression" is a poignant, inspirational, and instructive story for anyone coping with the stress of life -- and the anxiety and depression that often accompanies it. The author, Darryl Webster, shares an intimate reflection of his time growing up poor in a rough neighborhood. It's a portrayal of a sensitive soul "an Orchid Child," born into a chaotic world of social stressors. A true story of perseverance, grit and inner strength. It's a different lens about a boy who becomes a man, nurturer and social worker who achieved against the odds.His achievement, and those of his children, illustrate that attunement parenting and mentoring can change the trajectory of anyone's life. It's a story of hope that when life's at its hardest, don't give up. He retraced his childhood, a place we all must look to understand and connect the dots of our lives - It's the origin of our stress response.

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Darryl Webster is an award-winning social worker who achieve against the odds. His grandparents raised him in an impoverished urban community in the 1970's and 1980's. The civil unrest of the 1960's led to riots in his neighborhood. The aftermath resulted in illegal drugs, crime, and prostitution taking over the community. The toxic stress and trauma associated with social stressors impacted his family and others in his community. His struggles with stress started in utero. His pregnant young mother was ambivalent about having a child, was stressed out, and delivered a sickly baby. Born with yellow jaundice he had stay in the hospital for treatment. He was born anxious in more ways then one. Throughout his life stress, anxiety, and adult onset depression led to self-discovery.

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