Have you ever known someone that suffers from anxiety? I believe we all have occasions when things can get out of control and cause a great deal of stress. People that suffer from anxiety disorders have trouble with processing the stress and allowing the situation to be processed. I have friends and family that suffer from this kind of disorder and so found this book, "How to live iin Fear - Mastering the Art of Freaking Out by Lance Hahn very helpful. Here are my Highlights:
I was taken with her openness and transparency as she poured out her heart to me.
First, top finds can indeed be found in the most dark and obscure places. Second, transparency and honesty reveal what is often hidden away in casual conversation. Our fears should not serve as walls of shame; rather, they are bridges that connect all of our stories. - Parnell M. Lovelace Jr. MSW, DMin
My hope is that five things will happen in your own heart as you read:
Depression might take a parent away from the family room and leave that mom or dad alone in a darkened bedroom, so too does anxiety remove us from being emotionally present.
A wise person once said, "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." If you have a pet close to your heart, you know that full well.
Throughout the story are his life history and the lessons he has learned.
High Functioning Minds
People with high-functioning minds often look at life through telescopes and microscopes, so to speak, rather than their own set of eyes.