Books on Fear

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Education is the Key to Overcoming Your Mental Health Issues

You have a mental health condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, addiction, stress, anxiety, fear, OCD, or some other mental health disorder. The first thing you need to do is to use the services of a professional. The second thing you need to do is to learn how to deal with your mental health issues.

To learn how to cope, you should see a professional, you should join a support group, and you should read some books that will help you learn how to overcome your mental health issues. Learn as much as you can when it comes to dealing with your mental health problems.

As a published author of a managing fear book with over twenty years experience in dealing with fear, I did everything possible to learn as much as I could in how to deal with my fears and anxiety. As a layman, I talked to professionals, read books and used many techniques that I learned over the years. Regardless, it was still difficult to find all of the answers to my problems.

I realized that some techniques work in some situations and sometimes those same techniques may not work in other situations. What I needed was something that could give me a list of many different and useful techniques that would manage my fears. This is why I published a managing fear book titled, “A Layman’s Guide To Managing Fear”

What makes this book unique is that the book presents many different techniques in how to deal with your fears and mental health issues. What works for one person may not work for another. Stan’s book presents so many different techniques and ideas on how to deal with your fears that somebody will find something useful in this book.

The main benefit of reading Stan’s book is you will save you a lot of time and money in finding the answers to managing your fears and anxieties. Stan’s book has been reviewed by various professionals in the counseling fields before it was published and they all gave their approval. A person can also work with his or her own counselor in applying the techniques in Stan’s book.

Regardless of Stan’s book, you still need to see a professional. You should also go to various support groups and follow advice from your doctors and counselors. Stan’s book is just one option for you to get better and is not a substitute for the guidance of a professional.

In the end, reading Stan’s book will save you a lot of money and lot of pain and struggling with your fears. Stan’s book has simple strategies that are easy to implement and you can start practicing the techniques immediately. Please visit Stan Popovich’s website for more information at www.managingfear.com

Stan Popovich is the author of “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods”.For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com/


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How To Find An Effective Mental Health Therapist

As a managing fear author, many people have told me that they have had a difficult time in finding the right counselor for their mental health needs. Here are some suggestions I came up with in finding the right counselor for you.

The first thing I recommend a person should do is to talk to their Doctor or Primary Care Physician. Your medical or family doctor is a great source in finding a good counselor. I recommend that you talk to your doctor and he or she can point you in the right direction in getting the proper help.

I also found that going to the local hospital is a great source of information. Whenever I needed some information I would go my local hospital and get all kinds of advice and assistance.

I also went to my local churches in the area if I wanted to find some christian mental health programs. I learned that many hospitals work with the local churches and nonprofit organizations that offer various mental health programs.

Another source I tend to use is to use my network of friends and relatives to see if any of them know of any good counselors in the area.

I contacted my local government agencies, which offer all kinds of programs for the public. I also got on the internet and did some research in finding other mental health programs in my area.

I found from personal experience that the key components of having an effective mental health counselor is affordability, the ability to effectively talk to your counselor, and most importantly, your counselor being able to find the answers to your current problems.
I also suggest that if you do not see any improvement in your mental health condition after a couple of months of working with your current counselor, you should think about finding someone else.

Stan Popovich is the author of “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods”.For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com/

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Do Not Ignore Your Mental Health Issues And Addictions

As a person who has dealt with fear, anxiety, and stress for over 20 years, the number one thing I learned was to not take my mental health issues for granted and to get help.

When I first started dealing with my fear and anxieties, I thought that it was just a phase and that it would go away. I was wrong. My fears and anxieties would come and go on a semi-regular basis and it started to be a major factor in my life.

I knew of people who had similar issues of fear, anxiety, depression, and addiction who didn’t get help for their mental health issues and their fears made their life a living hell. Some people I knew cried a lot, couldn’t hold a job and became homeless, became very distant and unresponsive, had their marriages and careers ruined, and families destroyed. Many of them ended their lives because the pain was so unbearable.

I was determined to get help and educate myself on how to deal with my fears and anxieties.

This helped a lot but I still struggled. The worst part of dealing with fear is waking up every day and having to go through your mental health issues every waking moment. Your fears and anxiety are with you every single minute of every single day. A person can only sleep so much, however the fear is so overpowering that a person just becomes a total wreck and can’t function at all.

It was also very heart wrenching to go to support groups and see the despair of family members as they watch their loved one suffer this pain and are totally powerless to do anything about it. Some family members talked about the grief they suffer to this day because their loved ones ended their life.

There were times I felt like giving up, but I knew in my heart that the answers to my fears were out their but I had to make the effort to find those answers. Nobody was going to do it for me. I realized that denying I had a problem or using drugs and alcohol to take away my fears and anxieties would only make things worse in the long run. I had to make a choice.

I was determined to find those techniques that would help manage my fears.

I took advantage of the professional help that was available, I read many books, and I Learned what worked, what didn’t work, and what I needed to do to improve my issues. I made it a habit to learn from each stressful situation that I encountered and I would write down what I learned in my notebook so I wouldn’t forget what I learned. I refused to give up and realized that the more I learned the better of I would be in the long run. I had to help myself and nobody could do it for me. This was my life and I had to make a choice.

To this day I still know of people who ended their life because they didn’t get the help they needed or were too afraid to get help. I see the grief of family members who lost loved ones or who have loved one who are caught up in the vicious cycle of fear, anxiety, addiction, and other mental health issues.

I know this pain all too well as someone who has dealt with these issues on a personal level. Do not make excuses and don’t let fear stop you from getting better. Most importantly, do not wait until it’s too late.


Stan Popovich is the author of “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods”.For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com/


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When A Loved One Struggles With Fear, Anxiety, And Addiction

It can be very tough when a loved one is struggling with fear, anxiety, and addiction.
The person who is struggling has their life spiraling out of control while family members watch helplessly in anguish. I struggled with fear and anxiety for a long time, and here are some suggestions I learned that a family member can do to help someone who is suffering.

The first thing that I recommend is to get the person who is struggling the help they need to get them back on their feet. Don’t be a pest but it is important to be persistent in reminding the person to get help. From personal experience, people who refuse to get help for their anxieties is because they are fearful of what might happen. Take this into consideration when dealing with your loved one.

The person’s family should be understanding and patient when they deal with someone who is struggling with various mental health issues. When I was struggling with my fears, my family was understanding and they didn’t yell at me or force me to do things I didn’t want to do. They treated me like an adult which is very important.
I find that being honest is very important.

Nobody wants to hear what will happen if they refuse to get help but it is important that the person who is struggling is aware of the consequences of their decisions. Do not add more stress to the situation but it is important that the person knows what will happen if things do not change. The next step is to offer solutions to the situation so the person knows that there is a way out.

Prayer is very important. Have every family member and the person’s friends say a prayer every day for the person who is struggling. Asking God for his assistance is very important. Do not stop praying even when the person gets help. Never underestimate the power of God.

Have a former addict or a former person who has struggled with anxiety and depression talk to the person who is struggling. A person who has “been there” can offer a unique perspective on the situation since they been down this road. A person who is struggling will be able to related better to someone who has been in their shoes than someone who has not.

I struggled with these mental health issues all of my life and these are some of the ways to help a loved one who is struggling with their mental health. A professional counselor can give additional advice on how to handle the situation of a loved one who is struggling. Remember to treat your loved one with respect and not like a child and do not make the situation worse than it already is.

Stan Popovich is the author of “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods”.For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com/


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Why I Didn’t Turn To Drugs And Alcohol To Take Away My Fears

As an author of a managing fear book, I struggled with fear, anxiety, and stress for over 20 years.
There were many times I felt like giving up because my fears and anxieties were stronger than what I could handle. It was difficult getting through a normal day and there were times I thought I was not going to make it. During those times, I could have been tempted to turn to alcohol and drugs to take away my fears, but deep down inside of me I knew that was not the answer.

The main reason why I didn’t use alcohol and drugs to solve my problems was that they did not really do anything to take away my fears in the long-term. I realized that alcohol and drugs would the numb the pain for a few hours, but then my fears and anxieties would come back. I also knew that alcohol and drugs were addictive and can be very difficult to stop. I figured I had enough problems aside from trying to deal with the vicious cycle of addiction.

I learned that I couldn’t run away from my fears and anxieties.
No matter what I did, my fears and anxieties would always come back and there was no way to escape my fears. Running away or avoiding my problems through alcohol and drugs was not the answer. With this in mind, I determined my best course of action was to learn how to deal with my fears and anxieties in an effective manner. I reasoned that If I could learn how to manage my fears then I would be better off in the long run.

So I talked to various mental health counselors and read many books. I made it a habit to try to learn from my experiences. Every time I experienced a fearful situation I would try various techniques. Whenever the fears went away, I wrote down what worked for me and what didn’t work in terms of managing my fears. Instead of running away from my fears, I used each situation as a learning experience so I would be better able to deal with my fears in the future.

I also asked God for help in managing my fears on a regular basis. Using the help of God is way more effective than using alcohol and drugs to take away a person’s fears. I also made it a point to surround myself with supportive people who gave me helpful advice and encouragement.

It was not easy, however I continued to seek help and I didn’t give up. In my opinion, getting the help you need and learning how to deal with your situation in an effective manner are the best ways in getting better. Using Drugs and alcohol to take away your fears and anxieties will only make things worse.


Stan Popovich is the author of “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods”.For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com/

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