Hi, Anxiety

Hi, Anxiety

Life With A Bad Case of Nerves

Book - 2016 | First edition
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Feeling anxious? Cant sleep because your brain wont stop recycling thoughts? Unable to make a decision because you're too afraid youll make the wrong one? Youre not alone. In Hi, Anxiety, beloved food writer, editor, and commentator Kat Kinsman expands on the high profile pieces she wrote for CNN.com about depression, and its wicked cousin, anxiety. Taking us back to her adolescence, when she was diagnosed with depression at fourteen, Kat speaks eloquently with pathos and humor about her skin picking, hand flapping, “nervousness” that made her the recipient of many a harsh taunt. With her mother also gripped by depression and health issues throughout her life, Kat came to live in a constant state of uneasethat she would fail, that she would never find love . . . that she would end up just like her mother. Now, as a successful media personality, Kat still battles anxiety every day. That anxiety manifests in strange, and deeply personal ways. But as she found when she started to write about her struggles, Kat is not alone in feeling like the simple act of leaving the house, or getting a haircut can be crippling. And though periodic medication, counseling, a successful career and a happy marriage have brought her relief, the illness, because that is what anxiety is, remains
Publisher: New York, NY : Dey Street, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062369680
0062369687
9780062369697
0062369695
9780062643278
Branch Call Number: 616.8527 Kinsman 2016
Characteristics: viii, 221 pages ; 24 cm

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