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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Oct 31, Youg rated it it was amazing Shelves: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In a compassionate and truly unpatronizing fashion, sort of like a loving Auntie with a Ph. Sufferers of nervous illness regard Self Help for Your Nerves as their bible — many belie Essential guide for everything you need to know to keep relaxed through every day life Repackage of the phenomenally successful guide to dealing with nervous illness — Self Help for Your Nerves.

The mere knowledge of this “time heals” aspect brings a wweekes of relief. Cannot recommend highly enough.

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

I picked up this book after hearing her name mentioned a lot. Laura Williams rated it it was amazing Feb 22, I cannot recommend this book more, even if it’s a bit dated. Weekes explains that these differences should be realized and addressed in the care of the person dealing with anxiety. Weekes writes in a conversational style, as if you were a patient.

Review – Complete Self-help for your Nerves | ADAVIC Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria, Inc

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. My hands tremble and sweat. The repetition is good, the examples are good and the advice is effective. 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. If you were to read the book, in some ways I’d suggest stopping after you get past the exploration of various sub-disorders of anxiety, or even stop before she goes into those sections.


I don’t know whether Claire Weekes herself is a sufferer but she certainly knows the subject inside out. Melenie rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Hardcoverpages.

Self-Help for Your Nerves : Claire Weekes :

How the Nervous System Works What is Nervous Illness Common factors in the development of nervous illness Recurring Nervous Attacks Plus important chapters on depression, sorrow, guilt and disgrace, obsessions, sleeplessness, confidence, loneliness and agoraphobia.

She was “damed” she-knighted by the Queen of England for her contributions and they are still relevant today. Fantastic book that I’ll be re-reading again, this deserves five stars.

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But there are ways to think and not think about anxiety, and thinking about hlp as a demon sitting on one’s shoulder can make someone who is suffering from anxiety feel possessed. Since fighting against anxiety would be to contribute to the original problem a hyperactive fight-flight reactionit is not helpful.

The claure of floating appears to be to remove the rigid and exhausting physical and mental fight that panic and anxiety sufferers find themselves involved in when confronting fear thus removing another source of fear. Mental health is one of those uncomfortable subjects that we, as human beings, try to avoid discussing; it is because of this reason that I nerces it is important to review this book.


Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? It only propels a stimulus-response cycle that’ll keep you in your heightened state for that much longer. Do not underestimate this book because it was originally published foe This book is quite personal, clear and wonderful. The bestselling step-by-step guide that will show you how to break the cycle of fear and cure your feelings of panic and anxiety. I felt as if the book was written towards me, knew everything I was going through and even the thoughts in my head.

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

The book also contains numerous ‘Case Studies’, where Dr Weekes gives examples of some of her clients, their problems, their emotions, their coping strategies and the feedback that she provides for them. I have terrible headaches.

I have only weekee finished reading it so I cannot yet claim to be cured. Weekes mantle and revisited this book for the 21st century though.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 12, Jessica O’callaghan rated it did not like it. Sep 14, Ethan rated wewkes it was amazing Recommends it for: But now I have an idea of how to deal with myself, and know that it’s only fear.