Overcoming Fear with Mindfulness
Fear evolved as a survival technique but can easily take over our lives. This book examines why some people are more hardwired than others to experience fear and anxiety, and shows how to use the skills of mindfulness to promote detachment and peace, and to take control of your life in a relaxed way. It also includes coping strategies for the highly sensitive person.
Topics include: Triggers of anxiety and fear; Understanding stress; Recognizing physical signs of fear and the mind-body connection; Understanding your personality and temperament; Mindful eating, mindful walking; Meditation and yoga; Journalling; Mindful relationships; Creativity, work and dreams.
Deborah Ward is a writer and editor whose passion for personal growth and psychology has led to the publication of numerous feature articles for a variety of print and online magazines. With a desire to nurture the personal development, self-esteem and potential of others, she also writes a regular blog for Psychology Today magazine called Sense and Sensitivity, on the subject of coping with high sensitivity. Deborah’s creative interests also include writing fiction. She has published numerous short stories and is currently also working on a novel. Through her writing, Deborah strives to provide the clarity and compassion to inspire others to be their true selves and to shed light on issues which are so often hidden in darkness.