Self-Help for Your Nerves has ratings and 18 reviews. Jonathan said: Claire Weekes is one of the people on that same wavelength. She’s not trying to tell. Was searching for ‘Self-help for your nerves’, recommended by a local pharmacist. I purchased this and another Claire Weekes book (Peace From Nervous. Complete Self Help for Your Nerves has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Winston said: Helpful, encouraging one to face, accept, float or enter into and allow ti.

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She weekss that you can indeed still function. She takes the shame out of anxiety by referring to the illness as “severe sensitization” of the nervous system.

Hope and Help for Your Nerves: End Anxiety Now by Claire Weekes

A timeless classic that helped me immensely. I was having a ton of anxiety for a week or so, so I bought this book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Don’t be put off by the dated language.

Be the first to ask a question about Self-Help for Your Nerves. Be the first to ask a question about Hope jerves Help for Your Nerves. A simple approach to anxiety that’s worth a shot, if you can get past the dated bigger picture it’s buried within. Looking for beautiful books?

Kristin rated it it was ok Feb 13, I felt like I was able to better understand how to cope with a lot of things that I never knew how best to cope with. First, face your feelings. Quotes from Hope and Help for I am not done with the book but it is bringing me great comfort and relief from this beast. Thank you lovely Claire.


Donniesands rated it really liked it Nov 22, But, applying her strategies has helped me immensely with my anxiety. I’ve been clwire for about 2 years on and off and this is a book I can always turn to for comfort. She tells mothers to go away for at least two months because it is normal to feel like to want to kill your family, starting with your snoring husband.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. My psychologist recommended this to me years ago, and I hated it. Want to Read saving…. I’ve never highlighted a book so much in my life.

This book is so quick to read and you can usually get it very cheaply sometimes less than a dollar or at your library, but it contains the most helpful and clearest advice I ever received for panic attacks. Sufferers of nervous illness regard Self Help for Your Nerves as their bible – many believe that if they had found it earlier they would have been saved years of unnecessary suffering.

This book, as well as a steady practice of meditation, helped me kick the panic habit. It teaches you the methods of ‘floating’ not ‘facing’, ‘accepting’ not ‘fighting’ and ‘comfort’ not ‘conflict’. Aug 04, Brittany rated it liked it Shelves: It told you why you were acting this way.

Self-Help for Your Nerves: Learn to relax and enjoy life again by overcoming stress and fear

Open Preview See a Problem? Nerves become sensitized after a surgery, a major illness, prolonged tension, dieting, and whatever stresses the body.

Paperbackpages. The gist of the approach is to help you deal with the physical and mental aspects of anxiety through some very simple coping techniques; sort of the precursor to mindfulness that is spouted yoour today. Scientists may not understand the neurology Claire Weekes’ book and others like it spelled the decline of psychoanalysis in therapy for hellp suffering from mental illness. Probably the best self-help book on anxiety I have come across.


Beth rated it really liked it Mar 02, Honestly didn’t find it helped personally but others might find it useful. As I have only finished reading this book today I have not had time to really go through the processes that are outlined in this book, therefore, I do not know how much this book will actually have an impact on my life BUT I am willing to work my way through the suggestions.

When I feel those panic feelings, I need to change my scared mood into an accepting mood. Originally published inthis little self-help book has had a long-lasting impact. As much time as you need.

Self-Help for Your Nerves : Learn to Relax and Enjoy Life Again by Overcoming Stress and Fear

Dec 26, Monty J Heying rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. The key is to simply understand, notice and accept.

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As somebody who has suffered on and off with anxiety disorder for 9 years, I am always looking to build my knowledge to reduce the bewilderment and confusion which the disorder brings. First, Claire Weekes uses the old-fashioned term “nervous illness,” which, for some reason, sounds less threatening to me than the word anxiety.