Overcome Panic and Anxiety: 121 tips, advice and resources for calmer living

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 2, 2011 - Self-Help - 94 pages
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Between one and four people in 100 experience panic attacks at some stage in their lives. An upbeat guide for those affected by this common, disabilitating disorder, Overcome Panic and Anxiety offers a treatment plan, loaded with practical tips and trustworthy advice from a formersufferer. The book's eight chapters detail all the techniques necessary for coping and conquering panic attacks (including breathing, centering, and distraction techniques), all peppered with excerpts from the author's diary. With 121 tips in all, here is a practical, quick guide for those with the disorder or those who care for them.
 

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Contents

Systematic Desensitisation
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Distraction Techniques
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90

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Breathing
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Centre Yourself
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Accept Yourself
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Tips for a Support Person
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And Then There Were Hormones
What Is a Panic Attack?
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Linda Manassee Buell is a Master Certified Coach, a Certified Mentor Coach and a Group Coaching Specialist. She is the founder and director of 'Simplify Life', (www.simplifylife.com), a professional lifestyle coaching company that helps people create the life they desire.  She also founded and became President of the Virtual Reality Self-Help Centre (www.vrselfhelp.com), an internet-based resource centre dedicated to using the latest tools and technology to help people care for their own mental wellbeing.
For the past 10 years, Linda has personally coached hundreds of people both individually and in groups across the US, UK, Israel, and Japan to help them start their own businesses, define their careers, and simplify their lives. She is the successful author of a series of 'Simplify Your Life' audiotapes and books.
Linda experienced her first panic attack in the summer of 1992. She didn't know she had panic disorder with agoraphobia until diagnosis in 1994. Today, calling herself a "recovering agoraphobic", she is successfully living the life she loves.

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