We all get scared sometimes. Our hearts race, our breath gets shallow, and our hands and feet turn icy cold--these physical expressions of fear are our normal responses to things that threaten us.
But moments of panic can cause you to experience these feelings with no apparent cause, robbing you of confidence and composure unexpectedly throughout your day. You deserve to be free from these troublesome moments, and the ten easy and effective techniques you'll find in this book make it not only possible but also easy. Learn how to monitor your episodes of panic, and find out how to replace your anxious, racing inner monologue with calm, realistic thinking. Discover safe and comfortable ways to face fearful situations. Breathing exercises, stress reduction techniques round out this approach to overcoming panic that promises to restore your security and peace of mind. --- from the publisher
About the Authors:
Martin M. Antony, Ph.D., is psychologist-in-chief and director of the Anxiety Treatment Research Center at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario. He is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton and is the author of twelve books including 10 Simple Solutions to Shyness, The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook and When Perfect Isn't Good Enough.
Randi E. McCabe, Ph.D., is a staff psychologist at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario, who also maintains a private practice. She has published over twenty-five journal articles and chapters in professional books.