Unlock the healthy benefits of anxiety!
Did you know that anxiety has a healthy function?
If harnessed properly, anxiety can:
Stimulate healthy preparation or self-care behaviors
Provide fuel to help attain goals
Help us to set healthy boundaries
Facilitate many more healthy behaviors!
Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD
USA Today Bestselling Author
About the Book
Dr. Chloe explains how to manage anxiety constructively
Many people reach success by deliberately being their own worst critic and obsessively double-checking their work; or by pushing their feelings aside. This strategy is seductive because it does work, at least up to a certain point. The problems arise once you advance beyond school and early career stages. The higher you climb, the more complex projects and issues in your life become. Meanwhile, you may have become so good at putting your emotions aside in certain situations that it’s hard to reconnect with them. This is when the old tools no longer suffice.
The "somewhat OCD" tendencies we pride ourselves on, or rather, the “Nervous Energy” we possess, can become mismanaged, and lead us down a rabbit hole of excessive self-criticism, anxiety, and pessimism. In Nervous Energy, Dr. Chloe Carmichael outlines nine tools with step-by-step instructions that can help you harness your Nervous Energy in order to live a more productive and fulfilling life. If managed correctly, the nervous energy that some people label as anxiety can actually be a source of stimulation, productivity, and fulfillment—and Dr. Chloe Carmichael has tried and tested methods for making this happen.
If you've ever felt a sense of excess energy that you didn't quite know how to direct, or felt that your creativity and motivation was being drained by constant analysis paralysis, Nervous Energy is for you.
Praise for Nervous Energy
“Anxiety and stress are the number one epidemic of modern civilization. Frequently stressed people find themselves at the pinnacle of success at the cost of unhappy lives, fractured relationships, and unhealthy bodies. Their energy is wasted even though they may have an excess of it. If ‘high energy’ people learnt to harness their energy to go beyond reactive responses to modes of intuition, creativity, and emotional resilience, they would achieve even more by doing less and be happier and healthier. This book offers the tools they need.”
Dr. Deepak Chopra
Founder, The Chopra Foundation, World-renowned Speaker,
New York Times Bestselling Author
"The reason I picked up your Nervous Energy book out of all the books on the shelf is because I saw the cover and it said "Nervous Energy". That's what I feel a lot of times before a hockey game, is a very nervous energy. You're excited, you're anxious, you're ready to go, but at the same time if you don't know how to put that energy in the right spot, then you end up letting that control your emotions rather than helping you ... How can I get myself to a state where I can use that anxious, nervous energy into a positive? Thank you for writing this book!"
National Hockey League Player (Boston Bruins)
"This book is a game changer because it teaches skills to understand and package natural anxiety in a positive way that improves how we think, feel, and act."
Chairman and Founder of 1-800Flowers.com
"This book is so valuable because it spoke to me on so many different levels. Anxiety is there for a reason, it's not an accident that we have it. This book is really about harnessing the nervous energy that you might have- anxiety- and making it work for you, which is something that I never even considered was a possibility. I mean, that's just genius."
Jennifer L. Scott
the New York Times bestselling author of Lessons from Madam Chic
“Nervous Energy is a wonderful book. Dr. Chloe has an incredibly warm and engaging style that makes complex concepts feel simple and immediately useful. Vivid stories about how she has used the techniques in her own life both personally and professionally add a layer of vulnerability that makes the book come alive. This is a very helpful book and a must read!”
Daniel G. Amen, MD
Founder, Amen Clinics, and New York Times bestselling author of The End Of Mental Illness
“Dr. Chloe delivers countless concrete suggestions for people who want fast and simple tools to destress, manage emotions, and increase productivity. This book and its advice will absolutely change your life for the better!”
New York Times bestselling author of The Art of People
“Nervous Energy is for the millions of Americans who consider themselves stressed, overwhelmed, or socially anxious. Through clear, engaging storytelling supported by practical advice, Dr. Chloe takes readers on an inspiring journey and helps them implement her science-based solutions into their lives.”
Dr. Mike Dow, Psy.D
Psychotherapist, Television Personality, and New York Times bestselling author of The Brain Fog Fix, Healing the Broken Brain, and Diet Rehab
"Carmichael’s strategies for daily integration of key techniques make this an engaging and easy-to-implement guide. Those looking for ways to tame distraction and calm inner turmoil will want to give this a look."
About Dr. Chloe Carmichael
Dr. CHLOE CARMICHAEL graduated with honors from Columbia University and holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University. Her private practice focuses on stress management, relationship issues, self-esteem, and coaching. She is also a former adjunct college professor, yoga instructor, psychologist for the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and co-chair of a committee for the New York Junior League. She has been published in various academic journals, and has been featured on VH1, Inside Edition, ABC Nightline, and other media. She lives in New York City.
If you would like to contact DR. CHLOE immediately for a press appearance, podcast, speaking engagement, or interview, please email PRESS@DRCHLOE.COM or call at 212.729.3922
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