What? Me Worry? Mastering Your Worries.
This Programme is designed to provide you with some information about chronic worrying and Generalised Anxiety Disorder and suggested strategies for how you can manage your worrying and anxiety. It is organised into modules that are designed to be worked through in sequence. We recommend that you complete one module before going on to the next. Each module includes information, worksheets, and suggested exercises or activities.
Module 1: Overview of Generalised Anxiety
This provides a general description of anxiety and looks at the symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder.
Module 2: Overview of Worrying
This provides an overview of what worrying is, what triggers worrying, and what keeps it going.
Module 3: Negative Beliefs about Worrying (Part 1)
This explores some negative beliefs you might have about worrying and discusses ways of changing such beliefs. It focuses on one particular belief – that “Worrying is uncontrollable.”
Module 4: Negative Beliefs about Worrying (Part 2)
This continues to challenge negative beliefs about worrying, in particular the belief “Worrying is dangerous.”
Module 5: Positive Beliefs about Worrying
This explores and challenges positive beliefs about worrying.
Module 6: Challenging Worries
This explores an active way of dealing with the specific worries you have by challenging head on.
Module 7: Letting Go of Worries
This explores a different way of dealing with your specific worries. It describes the steps toward letting go of your worries.
Module 8: Accepting Uncertainty
This aims to examine the need for certainty, look at how this keeps worrying going, describe ways of challenging this, and discuss how to ultimately accept uncertainty in life.
Module 9: Problem-Solving
Worrying and problem-solving are two very different things. This module describes some valuable strategies for being able to effectively solve problems that you encounter in your day-to-day life.
Module 10: Relaxation
This describes how you can reduce your anxiety by gaining control of your breathing and learning relaxation techniques.
Module 11: Self Management
This final module describes how to maintain the gains and continue the progress you have made throughout the previous modules.
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