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Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: The 4-Step Plan to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want by Tamar Chansky

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Introduction

THE STORY IS IN THE TELLING AND YOU CAN IMPROVE THE STORY

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

—WILLIAM JAMES

Justin is losing sleep over his job. Although the job is going well, he can’t turn off his whirring head. Finishing things provides no relief, because there’s always the next thing, another day, another disaster he fears he has to avert.

Lucia has a knot in her stomach that won’t let up. She worries about her children, even though they’re grown. With grandchildren now, she worries even more because something is always unsettled: Will they get bullied, will they get hurt, will they do well in school?

Gabby is facing chemotherapy. Her doctor describes her prognosis as very good, but when Gabby thinks ...

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