Do you worry incessantly about things that are not likely to happen? Do you lose sleep because of worry or “worry yourself sick?” Does your tendency to worry affect your work or relationships? Do you even worry about worry itself?
If so, you might have a problem with worry or generalized anxiety—and you’re not alone. Many women feel just like you do. In fact, research suggests that a range of psychological, social, and even biological factors make women more prone to worry about things than men. But, regardless of natural inclinations, worry doesn’t need to cause difficulties in your life. Worrying too much is something you can overcome—if you have the right information and good advice.
Women Who Worry Too Much offers a range of simple, powerful techniques to combat worry. It shows you how to stop the spiral of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that perpetuate the worry cycle. The exercises in this book will help you gain new perspectives, relax, and live fully in the present. You’ll learn how to redirect your focus and energy into positive action instead of worry.
Understand the basics of worry and anxiety
Track worry cues and triggers
Face your fears and put your thoughts into perspective
Quiet the “what if’s” in your mind
Learn to relax and focus on the present
Apply new skills to the issues you worry about most
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