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The Mindful Way through Anxiety

The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life: You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better-avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind- can only make the problem worse.

Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a powerful new alternative that can help you break free of anxiety by fundamentally changing how you relate to it. With clarity and compassion, this book describes clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its many forms. Learn step-by-step strategies for gaining awareness of anxious feelings without letting them escalate; loosening the grip of worry and fear; and achieving a new level of emotional and physical well-being.

This book is user friendly, practical, and quite comprehensive. Readers will benefit greatly from the insights and exercises provided in its pages.

Contents:

  • Introduction: How This Book Will Help You
  • 1. Understanding Fear and Anxiety: Turning toward Your Emotions
  • 2. How Is Anxiety Getting in Your Way?
  • 3. Changing Your Relationship with Anxiety: Embarking on a New Path
  • 4. An Introduction to Mindfulness: Noticing a Skill You Already Possess
  • 5. Developing the Skills of Mindfulness: How to Bring Kind Attention into Your Daily Life
  • 6. Befriending Your Emotions
  • 7. Using Mindfulness to Clarify Muddy Emotions
  • 8. The Allure and Cost of Trying to Control Your Internal Experience
  • 9. Acceptance and Willingness: Increasing Flexibility and Opening Up to New Possibilities
  • 10. Clarifying What Matters to You and Setting a Course for Change
  • 11. Bringing It All Together: Making a Commitment to Yourself
  • 12. Overcoming Challenges to Cultivating Self-Compassion
  • 13. Staying Open When the Going Gets Tough
Author Bio:

Susan M. Orsillo, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Suffolk University in Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.

Lizabeth Roemer, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband.

Drs. Orsillo and Roemer have written and published extensively about mindfulness, anxiety, and psychotherapy, and have been involved in anxiety disorders research and treatment for over 20 years. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, they have spent the last decade developing the treatment approach that is the basis of this book.

The Mindful Way through Anxiety

Author: Susan M. Orsillo & Lizabeth Ro

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