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Healing my Anxiety – now FREE on Amazon Kindle

Dear Readers,

As a thank you for your continued support I’d like to let you know about my free book promotion. From June 16 – 20th you may download the book on Amazon Kindle. Please download, re-tweet, re-blog and share the word with your network. I’m looking forward to a successful promotion and appreciate your efforts.

Download now and enjoy your read!

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An Excerpt from Healing My Anxiety – A Memoir

An excerpt from Healing My Anxiety:

Healing My AnxietyI read that many people have their first panic attack come on suddenly, out of the blue. 

 It starts while they are watching TV, having a meal, or simply relaxing. In March 2002 I experienced some chest pain. Back then I lived in a small but prosperous country town in New South Wales with my de facto husband and my daughter from a previous marriage. I was 33 years old.

A moment in time: I am lying on a bed in the emergency department, staring at the ceiling and promising myself to change my lifestyle, to lose weight. I am scared, but hopeful. I have never had any serious health problems.

I tried, but I didn’t persist with my efforts. It was not only extra weight that I was carrying. I found that often before a significant medical issue comes up we get a warning of some sort. There is still time to do something, but often it is ignored or dismissed…

My life became a nightmare. I was getting sick as often as every 10 minutes…

Make sure you don’t miss out click here to download the full ebook on Amazon Kindle.

THINGS THAT MAKE ME FEEL GOOD

You cannot  impose happiness on yourself. You cannot become happy just by following all the rules prescribed in self-development books, however there are things one can do to improve their qualify of life and therefore their levels of satisfaction.

Recently Martin Seligman visited Australia and I was lucky to attend his lecture at Sydney Opera House. Did you read his books? You can check out his website where he lists things you can do to improve your levels of happiness/life satisfaction.

I have decided to write down a list of things that make me feel good ( no huge discoveries here, perhaps, but hopefully  you will find something useful).

WAKING UP ON SATURDAY TO A SUNNY, BUT NOT HOT DAY

SMELL OF FRESHLY MADE COFFEE

LOOKING AT THE FLOWERS, ESPECIALLY ROSES

PROLONG HUGS AND KISSES

MEAL SERVED ON A TRAY IN BED WHEN I AM TOO TIRED

LOOKING AT THE PICTURES OF PEOPLE I LOVE

LISTENING TO “SIMPLY BEING” APP ON MY PHONE

MY NEW HTC ONE M7 PHONE WITH BATTERY THAT LASTS

PINK THINGS

HELLO KITTY MERCHANDISE (NO, I AM NOT A COLLECTOR)

PHOTOS OF CUTE PUPPIES

LUXURY TRAVEL MAGAZINES

FRESH SUNDAY PAPER

GOOD QUALITY ENGLISH BREAKFAST TEA FOR BREAKFAST

WARM SOURDOUGH BREAD WITH BUTTER

WATERMELON

GOAT FETTA

ORGANIC RICOTTA

KALE SALAD

RED CAVIAR

BELLINI COCKTAIL

CHAMPAGNE

BROWN BROTHERS (AUSTRALIA) WINES

BEING NEAR THE WATER ON A WARM SUNNY DAY

BEING IN A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN

LOOKING AT THE PICTURES WITH VIEWS OF ITALY, SOUTH OF FRANCE AND ALPS

DISNEYLAND

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

STAR TREK

WARM HEAVY BLANKET ON A COLD NIGHT

PEACE AND QUIET.

What about you?