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Been reading this book and I’m building the steps needed to overcome my anxiety. Read this passage and it stuck with me. Thought I’d share for anyone struggling with where to start.

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Christory77, It is the foundation from where overcoming anxiety comes from. A very important passage. Thank you for sharing. Continue reading the wisdom of Dr. Claire Weekes. It will take you far. :)

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I agree. I’m at the point now where I’m reading about 1st fear and 2nd fear. That was a revelation. It makes so much sense reading about it, how obvious it is. However in the middle of it all I never noticed. This is definitely becoming a life changing moment. I’m excited to keep reading. I’m glad people pushed me to read this book. In all honesty I don’t think I’ve read a book since high school. I’m loving it though.

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Christory77, tears are actually whelming up in my eyes right now. You are seeing the light...all that Jeff1943 has said is now making sense. Aren't you glad he never gave up? It is obvious isn't it. Keep reading, you now have the key in your hand, ready to unlock the mystery of Anxiety vs Acceptance. Good for you

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Thanks. You’ve been an amazing support also. I only hope to be as insightful and helpful to someone as you have been to many of us.

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Thank you and Christory, you have already started that path by your post today. :)

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They all float down here! you could float too! You could float too!

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Think I read this passage about 4 times in the last few days. Amazing book can relate to so much in it.x

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I agree. It’s one revelation after the next. Reading it makes so much sense. It’s amazing how anxiety makes us process everything so Irrationally

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Nice one, Christory77, but like the man said who was asked how to get to Carnegy Hall " you have to practice". And although I never mention it, there are 4 other books Claire Weekes wrote.

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Oh I need that book. Still not delivered. Yesterday I was having a really good day, felt normal, felt I could go about things rationally and it felt I had beat it. I was driving down the road and suddenly had the awful thought, 'have I beat it? Is it going to come back because that would be a killer'. Following this thought I got a real bad feeling, my stomach churned and within 10 minutes the anxiety took over and for the past 18 hours it's been agony! Help!

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'The horse of our habit is carrying us along, and we are it's captive. We need to stop our horse and reclaim our liberty. '

Thich Naht Hanh

I fully understand this and Christory's comment ' it's amazing how anxiety makes us process everything so irrationally' - never a truer word spoken - but - but it is making me feel so ill!

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