Don’t F*cking Panic
If you are one of the millions of people struggling to manage your mental health right now, stop whatever you are doing and read this interactive workbook created by comedian and mental health advocate, Kelsey Darragh. With a completely raw and honest approach to discussing, accepting, and managing debilitating anxiety, panic, and depression, Don’t F*cking Panic: The Shit They Don’t Tell You in Therapy About Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, & Depression is a refreshing and often painfully hilarious guide to long-term recovery and healing. Whether you are experiencing a panic attack RIGHT NOW, or simply realize there is seemingly no end to how many ways your beautiful brain can mess up your day with uncool thoughts, this workbook is about to become your new best friend and a permanent resident on your bedside table.
HEY! YOU! WHO CHECKED OUT THIS BOOK! The cover caught your attention, huh? And now you’re reading the book description, hoping you’re not going to identify with any of the themes to avoid validating your fears and having to admit to yourself that you are someone who…struggles. But guess what? You’re not alone. This workbook is here to help! This book will help you identify and course-correct the parts of your psyche that you hate and fear the most. Maybe your anxiety is spiraling out of control, and you can’t sleep. Or maybe you’re experiencing panic attacks that make you feel like you’re dying. Or maybe you have depressive episodes so intense you feel like your brain is stuck in a storm cloud with no end in sight. I’m here to tell ya…
DON’T F*CKING PANIC.
This book covers all those worries and fears that they don’t tell you about in therapy or the things you’re too embarrassed to talk to your doctor about: the thought that you’re “going crazy,” the wave of poo you get after a panic attack, the passive thought of wanting to die sometimes—THIS BOOK ISN’T AFRAID OF YOU AND YOUR BEAUTIFUL BRAIN!! Don’t F*cking Panic is your mental health manual. It is meant to be carried with you and pulled out the moment you need support. There are honest-as-shit tips, tricks, exercises, and stories covering our holy trinity of mental health disorders: ANXIETY DISORDER, PANIC ATTACKS, and DEPRESSION!
Comedian and mental health advocate Kelsey Darragh created this book because she knows what it feels like to panic. She has spent her career at BuzzFeed, YouTube, and the “Confidently Insecure” podcast sharing her unique perspective as someone who desperately searched for answers before ultimately learning how to manage anxiety, panic, and depression successfully.
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- Categories — Kelsey Darragh, Books, Self-Discovery
- Brand — Thought Catalog Books
- Page Count — 368
Kelsey Darragh On Mental Health, The Internet, And Coping With Covid-19 — Forbes
Writer Kelsey Darragh Wants You to Take a Minute to Check in on Yourself — Elle Canada
Bisexual Comic Kelsey Darragh Gets Real About Mental Health — Advocate
Ex-BuzzFeed star Kelsey Darragh shared her mental health journey online. Now, she wants to be a resource. — Insider
Comedian Kelsey Darragh Opens Up About Mental Health & Self-Compassion — Coveteur
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Kelsey herself is a poetic force of chaotic creativity that you can't help but become obsessed with. Like a wilderness guide, she has successfully navigated through her own anxiety with remarkable candor and an infectiously bright spirit; let her lead you to your promiseland, oh anxious one!
Grace Helbig — New York Times Bestselling Author
Sometimes when you're struggling, you just wish you could hear from somebody who's been there and can share all the wisdom they've gained with you. In “DON'T F*CKING PANIC, The Sh*T They Don't Tell You In Therapy About Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, And Depression,” Kelsey Darragh does exactly that. Part workbook, part personal story, and part desperately needed reassurance, this is the resource you've been waiting for.
Lori Gottlieb — New York Times Bestselling Author
“Don’t F*cking Panic” is like having an energetic, super funny, wise, and extremely kind friend right by your side through the challenges of living in this world. It’s a workbook, an owner’s manual for your head, a relatable memoir, and a celebration of all-caps and boldface. Kelsey’s personality jumps off the page straight into your heart and mind.
John Moe — Critically-acclaimed public radio personality, creator of the book and podcast “The Hilarious World of Depression”
Simply put, this book is f*cking great. As a psychologist and fellow potty-mouthed self-help author, I would highly suggest this book for anyone struggling with anxiety and even for mental health professionals who could use a whole bunch of helpful exercises for their clients. The book is written in a hilarious and personal way that defuses the scariness and intensity that anxiety can bring. Most importantly, it's HELPFUL. Kelsey talks through her own experiences with anxiety and shares actual tips and exercises that can help you reduce your anxiety RIGHT NOW. There aren't many books that cover everything from how to leave parties to why you should probably not take cocaine when you have anxiety. If you are tired of lofty, unapproachable books about anxiety, give “Don't F*cking Panic” a shot.You will get a ton of valuable information and laugh your ass off in the process.
Robert Duff — PhD, clinical psychologist and author of “Hardcore Self Help: F**K Anxiety”
So excited that I got my book!! Kelsey is one of my favorite creators and I have no doubt that this will be one of my favorite books.