Description - Embracing Anxiety: How to Access the Genius of This Vital Emotion by Karla McLaren

If you're facing anxiety, you've probably got one thing on your mind-how to make it go away. But what if this challenging emotion were actually trying to help?

"When we ignore or repress our anxiety," teaches Karla McLaren, "it can overwhelm us. But when we learn to welcome it with skill, we can access its remarkable gifts."

Engaged with wisely, anxiety is your task completion ally-it helps you to focus, plan, take action, and fulfill your goals. With Embracing Anxiety, you'll join this acclaimed educator and researcher to explore:

. Principles and practices to befriend your anxiety at every level of intensity (before it overwhelms you)
. Strategies to engage with anxiety as a resource for foresight, conscientiousness, and motivation
. Why fear, panic, worry, and anxiety are not the same, and tools to work with each effectively
. How anxiety blends with anger, sadness, and other emotions, and how to clarify these compounded states
. Using McLaren's Conscious Questioning practice to engage with anxiety and garner its insights
. How to embrace procrastination and still get things done
"When you identify, listen to, and act on anxiety skillfully, you support its purpose," teaches McLaren, "and allow it to recede naturally until it is needed again." With Embracing Anxiety, you'll learn how to get this powerful emotion on your side.

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