Author(s): Paul McGee
How to defeat stress, worry, and anxiety to achieve more inbusiness and life. From the international bestselling author ofSelf-Confidence.
Are You A Worrier?
Do you seem to worry more than most? Do you find thatinsignificant things stress you out? Do you sweat the small stuffand the big stuff too? Well, now's the time to stop worryingand start living.
Worry, stress, anxiety - whichever label you prefer to use- can have consequences that impact not only our lives, butthe lives of others around us. When we worry it's like theengine of our mind is constantly being revved up. It doesn'tallow us time to switch off and rest. It tires you out. And whenyou're tired you're less likely to think straight. Andwhen you're not thinking straight it's easy to makestupid mistakes and confuse priorities...
But relax. There is a way forward.
In How Not to Worry Paul McGee shows us that there is away to tackle life's challenges in a calmer and moreconsidered way. It is possible to use a certain degree of worry andanxiety to spur us on towards positive, constructive action, andthen leave the rest behind. With down to earth, real life advice, How Not to Worry helps us understand why worrying is such abig deal and the reasons for it, exposing the behavioural traps wefall into when faced with challenges. It then helps us to move onwith tools and ideas to deal with our worries in a moreconstructive way.
'Down to earth, well written and engaging.' - (EntrepreneurCountry, May 2012)
About Paul McGee xiii Introduction 1 Section One: Stop, Understand 9 1 The Big Deal About Worry 11 2 Why Do We Worry? 29 3 Are We Wired to Worry? 65 4 Ever Got Lost in Loopy Logic? 87 Section Two: Move On 115 5 Let's Get Rational 117 6 Manage Your Imagination 145 7 Show a Little Respect... to Yourself 167 8 How to Make Your Environment Friendly 199 And Finally... 221 Further Reading 229 Index 233