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Put Your Anxiety Here

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I really enjoyed this setup of journal. This will work very well with patients with anxiety and will recommends to my clients
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I accessed a digital review copy of this book from the publisher.
The journal encourages you to work creatively with the different prompts. They work great during moments of stress and help before you are stressed. This is good for anyone who is creatively minded.
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I am a sucker for a good prompted journal - I recommend them, gift them, and use them regularly. This journal invites you to write down your worries (so you don’t have to keep them in your brain) and gives you prompts and space to do something different to experience more calm and peace. The great thing about following prompts is that when you are feeling anxious or stressed using this journal you don’t have to think about what or how to write. It’s not something you can or will screw up - just try it. If nothing else you will come out of the experience having a better grasp if writing is something that helps you. 

I received an ARC courtesy of NetGalley and the publisher. The opinions are mine.
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Creative journaling prompts to write your way to calm.... Did you know that journaling can have physical, emotional, and mental health benefits? Research shows that expressive writing can actually strengthen the immune system, lower blood pressure, and release physical tension in our bodies. Writing about our thoughts and feelings can help us clear our minds, release pent-up feelings, ease everyday tension, and let go of negative thoughts and worries. If you're struggling with anxiety or stress, this journal can help you find instant calm, increase your self-awareness, and enhance your overall well-being. Written by a psychotherapist and guided journaling expert, and grounded in evidence-based therapy, the creative prompts in this beautiful journal are combined with space for you to write, draw, make lists, compose letters, and write down reflections. Also included are sensory-based activities, such as outdoor walks, listening to music, breathwork, calming scents, and more. If you're looking for therapy that doesn't feel like therapy, pick up this journal, write down your worries, let go of stress, and find lasting peace of mind.

If you suffer from anxiety and have difficulties controlling it. This book is for you. I cannot express how much that this helped me.
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- Thanks to NetGalley for the free copy -

This journal is really great for my anxiety.  The questions is a great way to write out my thoughts. The exercises was also great to relieve some stress or anxiousness.
Not much to say but I will definitely be getting the physical version for this book.
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I truly enjoyed this journal/workbook. It gave me some new coping skills and realizations into my anxiety. There were mantras I took from it. And I was just overall pleasantly happy. I didn’t expect a lot as I’m not a journaling person but it’s helped tremendously in my anxiety.
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"No matter who you are or where you go, anxiety may find you.
It can feel annoying, overwhelming, or anything in between. But however it
hits you, it does not have to knock you down or keep you down. Nobody likes
anxiety, but it doesn’t have to ruin or run your life!"

Thank you to NetGalley for the opportunity to view an eGalley of this journal in exchange for a fair and honest review.

I wanted to check this out first on NetGalley in the event I thought it was worth purchasing to help combat anxiety. I struggle a lot with anxiety at night before going to bed, and I feel like incorporating something like this could really help with bringing my mind to a more natural stop when I climb into bed at night.

I applaud the sensitive, but not overly cheesy, nature of the prompts and topics. They seem very genuine. They are also incredibly creative, I haven't seen a journal quite like this before.

Next time I'm in the market to purchase a journal, I will be putting this at the top of my list. Thank you again to NetGalley and author Lisa M Schab. This is great!
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The focus of this book is to walk you through a variety of prompts and exercises to help you with your anxiety. This book starts off very open and friendly, mentioning that how this book is used is up to you, and while you're encouraged to do the exercises, how you do them, skipping around, etc., is all your choice. I appreciate that a book on anxiety puts in that effort to make these prompts feel as open-ended as possible, haha.

And speaking of the prompts, there are loads of them. They're based on CBT, for those familiar with that. The pages are full of gentle and cute minimal illustrative details to aid in relaxing you and to interact with. This is definitely a book you'll want a physical copy of, since several prompts encourage interaction with the pages that you'd have to otherwise replicate on your own if you have a digital copy. (Which, nothing wrong with that, but I just wanted to give a heads up there just in case!)

It's also not just writing. There are prompts inviting drawing, breathing, moving, etc. The themes of each one vary greatly, touching not just on anxiety, but hope, happiness, memories, fears, dreams, mindfulness, etc. Definitely a wide net that can give you a little something to think about each time you open it up.

This book is nice for older teens and up. (Speaking as an adult in their 30s, I did enjoy this book!) Younger kids would probably need some guidance. And doing these exercises/prompts alongside professional help could be beneficial. A nice simple book that can do a lot. 

My main reasoning for 4/5 stars is that it's not a perfect fit for me. Like another reviewer I saw write, having a page at the beginning to write down your anxieties to help you focus could be a nice option to start with. Maybe some "checking in" pages to see how you're doing, if anything has changed. Most prompts are also very light and gentle, would've been nice to have some go a little deeper. (Though I'm sure doing this alongside therapy would help with that!) I also adjusted a few prompts to fit my needs more, but I appreciated the prompts still inspiring me in that process. 

I still enjoyed going through this book, and embracing so many of the exercises that I wouldn't have otherwise thought to do or would've done was an interesting and fresh experience for me. I certainly benefited from going through this book. I'm glad I was able to get a copy. It's very cute and kind, and the exercises were well designed.

Definitely flip through a few pages and see if this could be a fit for you, or for someone you know as a gift :)
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"I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own."

As a sufferer of intense anxiety, I love to find new tools that I can use instead of meds. This is a great guided journal that allows you to unpack your anxieties and challenge them in fun ways. It's already on my birthday list, as I think it will be a good anti anxiety weapon to have in my arsenal
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I love this anxiety journal. So often I feel lost when journaling, not sure where to start not sure what to write. They have lots of neat prompts in this journal. I feel like the target audience is more geared towards teenagers/young adults. I definitely would have liked to have something like this in jr high or high school.
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This guided journal provides exercises / activities to assist lessen with stress and anxiety for  the reader .
I loved the content and will refer back to many of the exercises.  I found the content relevant to anyone, it was given in an approachable, easy to follow and aesthetically pleasing manner.   The exercises are fabulous for those days when the mindset needs some fine tuning, they g focus on the positives and what is working..  

I am interested to see the hard copy as it would be a great gift and also a valuable self-care item.

Thank you for an ARC in return for my honest review.
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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

What an amazing journal for those who are troubled by anxiety. Of course, this exercises so much more than anxious thoughts, such as overthinking, self-image, selfesteem and stress (and more). It's based on CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and the prompts allow for you to exercise areas you have not thought about, leading the way for a much clearer "path" regarding what you think your issues are, and how to solve them by using this journal as a safe and creative space.
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4 stars for a unique guided anxiety journal~

This is a fun and unique guided journal specifically for those who experience anxiety. The prompts are fun and different and allow room to write, draw, doodle and discover throughout.

While I have a black and white digital review copy, there are beautiful designs and doodles within that are going to be beautiful in full color! I would love a physical copy of this to add in to my daily journaling practice. 

Thanks to NetGalley and New Harbinger for providing a digital ARC for review.
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This guided journal is beautiful. I love that the activities in it are based in evidence based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. These prompts allow you to explore creatively while redirecting your train of thought.
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Expected publiication date: Apr. 1, 2023 (New Harbinger Publications)


I enjoyed this workbook that encourages you to work through your anxious thoughts in a playful and creative way. There are clear prompts, and you’re instructed to work through them in whatever way feels best to you (so that this doesn’t become another exercise in anxiety).

I put some of these exercises away to try when I’m really anxious, but many of them are fun to do anyway, and don’t need you to be at the pulling-your-hair-out stage to try. This workbook is suitable for young and older adults; teenagers could probably try some of the exercises with supervision and guidance from a clinician.

Thank you to NetGalley and to New Harbinger Publications for this ARC.
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Such a fun and simple way to work through your anxiety. The tasks and prompts are helpful and allow you to process and move on from your anxiety. Some pages are more serious while some are silly. I had such a fun time going through this workbook and it distracted me, at least for a little bit, from my anxiety and allowed me to chance my perspective.
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This is a fun little book full of creative ways to reduce anxiety. I particularly liked the prompts about listing things you are grateful for alphabetically and writing out "what flips your switch ". I would definitely recommend this book as a creative way to relax and release anxiety. Thank you to the publisher and Netgally for allowing me to review this book.
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This is a fantastic guided journal and tool to tackle your anxiety and stress. It has it's foundation on evidenced-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The promps allow you to show off your creativity while helping you to gently reframe your train of thought regarding your issues.
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I love this journal, and can’t wait to get a hard copy when it’s released! The quotes and prompts are wonderful, and will help get anxiety out of your brain & onto paper in a meaningful way. Thank you so much for this journal!
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Unfortunately I cannot provide an accurate review on this occasion because when I opened the file, there were only a couple of introductory pages of images. Perhaps an issue with the downloadable file? I hope it can be fixed for other ARC readers. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to try it out.
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