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Warner, Priscilla.
Title
Learning to breathe [electronic resource] : My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life / Priscilla Warner.
Imprint
2011.
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SummaryPriscilla Warner has had a great life: a supportive husband, a flourishing marriage, two loving sons, and a bestselling book, The Faith Club. Despite all her good fortune and success, she suffers from anxiety and panic attacks so debilitating that they leave her unable to breathe. Shes tried self-medicatingin high school, with a hidden flask of vodkaand later, with prescription medicationsdaily doses of Klonopin with a dark-chocolate chaser. After forty years of hyperventilating, and an overwhelming panic attack thats the ultimate wake-up call, Warners mantra becomes Neurotic, Heal Thyself. A spirited New Yorker, she sets out to find her inner Tibetan monk by meditating every day, aiming to rewire her brain and her body and mend her frayed nerves. On this winding path from panic to peace, with its hairpin emotional curves and breathtaking drops, she also delves into a wide range of spiritual and alternative health practices, some serious and some . . . not so much. ...
ReproductionElectronic reproduction. New York : Atria Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3001 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
SubjectNonfiction. OverDrive
Biography & Autobiography. OverDrive
New Age. OverDrive
Psychology. OverDrive
GenreElectronic books. local
ISBN9781439181096 (electronic bk)
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