Fear and Other Uninvited Guests: Tackling the Anxiety, Fear, and Shame That Keep Us from Optimal Living and Loving
Unhappiness, says bestselling author Harriet Lerner, is fueled by three key emotions: anxiety, fear, and shame. They are the uninvited guests in our lives. When tragedy or hardship hits, they may become our constant companions.
Anxiety can wash over us like a tidal wave or operate as a silent thrum under the surface of our daily lives. With stories that are sometimes hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking, Lerner takes us from "fear lite" to the most difficult lessons the universe sends us. We learn:
No one signs up for anxiety, fear, and shame, but we can’t avoid them either. As we learn to respond to these three key emotions in new ways, we can live more fully in the present and move into the future with courage, clarity, humor, and hope. Fear and Other Uninvited Guests shows us how.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pheonix - LibraryThing
It was a pretty easy read. Unfortunately it wasn't what I was looking for. It didn't really offer ideas and ways to deal with panic, fear anxiety etc... It was comprised of many stories of her clients ... Read full review
Fear and other uninvited guests: tackling the anxiety, fear, and shame that keep us from optimal living and lovingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
All of these books deal with that primal four-letter word, fear. Journalist Clarkson (Intelligent Fear: How To Make Fear Work for You) recognizes that emotion is essential to our survival instincts ... Read full review
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