In the United States, over the past few decades, if you were to look at the top ten prescribed medications in the country, anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications will always make the list. This is not an accident, nor is it a fluke. We live in a very stressful world. In fact, a lot of Americans are struggling with anxiety disorders at some level or another. It may have different manifestations, but make no mistake that it definitely gets in the way of a more effective life. Whether you want to be more successful in your relationships, or you just want to be a happier person, or you would like to be more effective in your career, you need to deal with anxiety. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done because the vast majority of people cope with anxiety in all the wrong ways. If you are reading this book, chances are, you are struggling with anxiety at some level or another, or you have a loved who is. Please understand that this book teaches you alternatives that will help you overcome anxiety. Ultimately, anxiety is a combination of your environment, your genetic predisposition, as well as your chosen coping mechanisms. Never underestimate the amount of control that you have over your situation. A lot of people are under the impression that if they have some sort of genetic predisposition for any kind of condition that they basically have no say in what afflicts them. In other words, they really have no choice over their situation. This really is too bad because the multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical industry benefits when people continue to believe this.