Your Name is Not Anxious : A very personal guide to putting anxiety in its place - Stephanie Dowrick

Your Name is Not Anxious

A very personal guide to putting anxiety in its place

By: Stephanie Dowrick

Paperback | 4 July 2023 | Edition Number 2

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RRP $29.99



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Stephanie Dowrick, PhD, embraces a whole body, whole-self approach to radically reduce stress, quieten anxiety, and return power to each reader through strong, self-supporting solutions you can use in daily life.

Anxiety and stress are wildfire problems. Why is no secret. You live in a crazily stressful world. What you can do right now needs urgent addressing.

With consummate insight and compassion, Stephanie Dowrick offers a new way to look at anxiety (and yourself) that is accessible, supportive and immediately effective. Drawing on decades of professional experience, her own story, plus the latest in mind-body-brain insights, she puts workable knowledge into your hands.

Always inspiring, always practical, this book returns the life-changing power of choice and inner security to you—where they belong.

About the Author

Stephanie Dowrick, PhD, is Australasia's best-known personal development writer. She has supported many thousands of people as a psychotherapist, public speaker, author. Her much-loved bestsellers include Intimacy and Solitude, The Universal Heart, Choosing Happiness, Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love, Creative Journal Writing, and Seeking the Sacred. Her ongoing contributions to media and social media include a decade as 'Inner Life' columnist for Good Weekend magazine. She has won major awards in the United States for her books, and is translated into a wide variety of languages.
Industry Reviews
‘Read. This. Book. It's a lifesaver.’ - Magda Szubanski AO

‘Through her rich experience and diverse training and expertise, Dr Dowrick has made an array of connected insights accessible to us all: a timely gift in our anxious and troubled world.’ - Patrick McGorry AO, Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne

‘One of the most useful books I have read in over 40 years as a psychotherapist.’ - Helen Palmer, Director, Psychosynthesis Education & Research, New Zealand

‘Stephanie Dowrick has drawn on decades of research, insight and experience to put anxiety in its proper context: body, mind and soul.’ - Tom Tilley, Television and radio presenter, author of Speaking in Tongues

‘Wise, insightful and, most importantly, genuinely useful.’ - Nigel Marsh, author, host of Five of My Life

‘Beautifully written by one of the most authentic teachers of our time’ - Tao de Haas, Clinical Psychotherapist and Coach

‘A rousing affirmation for everyone who has felt like they are nothing more than a diagnosis. Stephanie Dowrick gets to the heart of what it means to be anxious.’ - Dr Neela Janakiramanan, reconstructive surgeon, author of The Registrar

‘Such a comfort of a book, and so very important right now. Stephanie Dowrick's insight, wisdom and generosity shine from every page. I want a copy by my bed!’ - Kathryn Heyman, PhD, author of Fury

‘As a consummate storyteller, Dr Stephanie Dowrick knows that we all carry the most important healing stories within us, if we learn to open ourselves to their stirring presence and power.’ - Mark S. Burrows, PhD, author of Meister Eckhart's Book of Darkness and Life

‘This book is so comforting and JOYFUL It gives us a way out, to learn to tame our dragons rather than going full-bore slaying.’- Jenna Price, PhD, journalist and social commentator

‘This is a book I would thoroughly recommend to people who consult me for counselling.’ Dr Josie McSkimming, Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

‘Both profound and profoundly helpful.’- Richard Griffiths, PhD, Mental Health Advocate

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