1. What Is The Difference? 2. How We Make Emotions. 3. What Causes Anxiety. 4. When Anxiety is Good. 5. Emotional Intelligence. 6. Tools For Change.
A science-based graphic medicine comic explaining anxiety and how to manage it
Steve Haines has studied Yoga, Shiatsu, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, and Trauma Releasing Exercises and works in healthcare and as a UK registered Chiropractor. Steve is the bestselling author of Pain is Really Strange and Trauma is Really Strange. He lives between London and Geneva. (www.stevehaines.net).Sophie Standing is a London-based illustrator and designer, specialising in human sciences. Her style combines digital and hand-made, with an emphasis on rich colour, textures and metaphorical concepts.
For many of us, anxiety and fear are daily visitors to the mind and
body - in this brilliant book, Steve Haines gives us freeing tools
to unmask these feelings, and possibly even reduce the causes. What
he offers is apparently simple yet full of depth, with a touch of
light-heartedness. -- Jonathan Sattin, Managing Director,
Haines pulls together an accessible and friendly narrative with fantastic high level academic footnotes. These twin levels - with Standing's gently humorous graphics - convince. He takes us past some body-brain-mind confusion, to provide understanding of the workings of anxiety in the person. -- Dr David O'Flynn, Consultant Psychiatrist, Lambeth & Maudsley Hospitals, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
With great erudition and wit Steve manages to condense philosophical thought, neurological research and psychological thinking into a fabulous tool for re-conceptualising are experience of this bane of modern life - anxiety. Psychoanalysts and others working with people experiencing anxiety will benefit from reflecting on this book and sharing it with their patients. -- Dr Peter Nevins, Psychoanalyst and Director of Islington Mind
If you are interested in understanding a bit more about anxiety and the psychology about it, whether it's to help you understand your own illness, what a loved one is going through or just because you want to educate yourself further on the topic then I couldn't recommend this to you enough. -- A Beautiful Chaos Blog