Finding Serenity in the Age of Anxiety - Abridged - Abridged
ANXIETY! Is there anything that does not cause anxiety in a world where stress at the workplace, disillusioned dreams, broken families, and minutes that fly past us are a dominant reality? Finding Serenity in the Age of Anxiety, skillfully proposes that hope, inspiration, and practical solutions do exist. Dispelling the myth that all anxiety is bad, Gerzon shows that anxiety can lead to self-discover and an exciting adventure. Through psychology, philosophy, and spirituality, his fundamental exploration of anxiety reveals "Natural Anxiety," the healthy signal warning of danger or potential opportunities; "Toxic Anxiety," the dysfunctional overreaction that can lead to addition or even clinical disorders; and "Sacred Anxiety," the deepest inner yearning for meaning and oneness with our Creator. Gerzon applies vivid examples and practical techniques to avoid the pitfalls that lead to Toxic Anxiety, and allow for the exploration of Natural Anxiety and consolation of Sacred Anxiety, leading to serenity.