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5 Books That Will Help You Overcome Your Anxiety

5 Books That Will Help You Overcome Your Anxiety
By Mari Carmen Dávila
February 13, 2020
Remember that it's okay to ask for help, it's okay to start again, and it's okay to not to be okay

Anxiety is a disorder that many people cope with daily and question themselves on how to deal with it. Fortunately, to help, there are plenty of books in the market on anxiety, but which ones will resonate with you and give you the strategies you need to alleviate the chronic discomfort of this mental health challenge? 

We've narrowed the search for you with five of the best books that will help you tackle anxiety and reinforce that you aren't the only one going through a rough time. 

1/5

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Image: Courtesy of thebloggess.com

Funny and anxiety are two words that are rarely used in conjunction with each other. It is hard to find funny things about the soul-sucking feeling of anxiety. Jenny Lawson, however, manages to tow that line, creating a book about anxiety that is hysterically funny, educational and touching. With a unique voice, the author shares her personal experiences in a collection of essays that will put a smile on your face and give you lots of laughs. It's a great break from books teaching you how to deal with your problems.

Available at thebloggess.com/furiously-happy

 

2/5

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Image: Courtesy of amazon.com

The author of this book, Hattie Cooper, has lived with anxiety for years and presents advice to you as a friend who has been through the same struggles. She also teaches immediate and simple strategies to use for overcoming your social anxiety disorder to improve your confidence and re-engage in life. 

Available on amazon.com

3/5

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Image: Courtesy of amazon.com

The story about how one man went from having a panic attack during a roll call to becoming a successful public speaker, Anxiety As An Ally details the lessons, the steps and the training Dan Rykart underwent to transform himself. There is something special about reading about the trials that others have faced and how they specifically dealt with the issues.

Available on amazon.com

4/5

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Image: Courtesy of amazon.com

If you are an over-thinker and always think something negative is going to happen, The Anxiety Tool Kit is the perfect book for you. Learn to manage your symptoms of anxiety, including hesitation, fear of criticism and rumination. Dr Boyes teaches you evidence-based tools commonly used in therapy clinics that you can use in everyday life. No matter how severe your anxiety is, this book will help you realise that you have all of the tools you need to succeed in life.

Available on amazon.com

5/5

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Image: Courtesy of amazon.com

This book is made for people who believe that it is impossible to live life without panic attacks or anxiety. It offers tools, examples and in-depth explanations that are down-to-earth and extremely motivational—just what you need to increase your confidence and self-esteem as you face specific anxious situations.

Available on amazon.com 

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