Conquer Your State of Anxiety with Inspirational insight
“Her description of her escalating illness is irreverent, brutally honest, and compelling, her successes are inspiring.” —Booklist
Receive practical and insightful anxiety relief and comfort from someone with first hand experience struggling with a specific type of OCD.
Discover what anxiety looks like. Kirstin Pagacz tells the riveting story of how she discovered her disorder. By high school, she was anorexic and a substance abuser—common "shadow syndromes" of OCD. By adulthood she was holding onto jobs and friends through sheer grit. Help came in the form of a miraculously well-timed public service announcement on NPR about OCD—at last, her illness had an identity.
Learn what anxiety feels like. "It's like the meanest, wildest monkey running around my head, constantly looking for ways to bite me." That was how Kirsten Pagacz described her OCD to her therapist. After learning how to conquer her specific type of OCD, Pagacz wants to share her insight with you in hopes that you banish those intrusive thoughts, conquer your anxiety, and live a better life.
Inside you'll gain insight into:
- The benefits of meditation and yoga
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Medication and exposure therapy
If you learned from guides like Anxious for Nothing, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, or The Anxiety and Worry Workbook, then you’ll want to read Conquering Your State of Anxiety.