5 thoughts on “How To Control Your Anxiety Before It Controls You

  1. This book is a very useful how-to for people who suffers general anxiety disorder and light depression because of it, to be more precise it is a “lifting” book for those thinking the world is going to end very soon, or NOW. The book gives very nice hints and how-toes for self help during emotion downs and nothingness, when anxiety comes over or even panic attacks. This book was a great lifter for me during my bad periods and helped me a lot.

  2. I love Albert Ellis and his pragmatic, albeit removed, approach to recovery. Ellis may not possess the warmth of Carl Rogers, but his advice is practical, uncomplicated, and has the potential to be very effective.

    The humourous tone is refreshing, but may not be helpful for people who are in a particularly dark frame of mind. Furthermore, the exposure exercises may be daunting for some; readers hoping to improve their anxiety must be diligent and strongly motivated.

  3. This book is difficult to follow and gives two main ways to control anxiety, namely: 1) change your thoughts and talk yourself into being less anxious, and 2) face your fears that make you anxious to get rid of anxiety. However, the book is very thorough and immensely researched, drawing from almost all important researchers on the topic of anxiety ever! It also provides many other perspectives on anxiety and little things and tricks to control anxiety in ordinary situations that could be put in

  4. I’m glad Albert Ellis lived and did the work he did. His books sound good. The thing I always remember is that these authors are offering the reader something we want to believe. That is only a warning.

    That doesn’t make it snake oil. The message is that each of us believe nutty things because we are fallible humans. We can get better and change things in our lives with continuous work. This sounds to me like truth and not a gimmick.

    The same is true of dieting and fitness. They only work if a p

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