Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On: Twenty Lessons for Managing Worry, Anxiety, and Fear
First featured on a British poster produced during World War II, 'Keep calm and carry on' has become the mantra of millions—but exactly how to keep calm remains a difficult question for most of us.
The next time you are stressed by pressures at work, overwhelmed by life's challenges, or panicked by problems that seem unsolvable, reach for this book. In Little Ways to Keep
I grabbed it at the bookstore for a few reasons - first, the title was appealing and it looked like it had some really good tips/tricks in it. While reading this though, I realized this information isn't "new." This is just a bunch of stuff I already knew wrapped up in a different package.
It was a good read, a good way to look at the ideals without really beating a dead horse.
Lots of good info and exercises you can do at the end of each chapter. I'll write more about this book later...
Of course, a book can't solve an illness, I realize, but I expected some insight that would help. Unfortunately, it is way too boiled down for someone like me. This is not a knock at the author, who based on his credentials seems lik ...more
But I was hoping for more of a personal touch. Although there are a few personal anecdotes, this is ...more
The basic advice in the book is "don't worry; it's not that bad". I see how this may be beneficial for some people with normal day-to-day anxiety, but definitely isn't helpful for someone with any anxiety disorders or people who have to deal with constant high-stress situations such as discrimination.
The target audience seems to be very limited: middle class people t ...more