Melissa Woods Author of Getting Past Anxiety

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Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million in the US

Did you know that anxiety disorders affect around 40 million people in the USA?

The term ‘anxiety disorder’ includes panic disorder and panic attacks, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias such as fear of flying or heights. Closely linked to anxiety disorders are obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Source: National Institute of Mental Health

If you have an anxiety disorder, you’re much more likely to have physical health problems and suffer from depression.
Source: Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

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Getting Past Anxiety is an inspirational novel designed to help you reclaim your life.

Follow the story of Stella Maris, a thirty-seven-year-old professional woman in the Pacific Northwest who is fighting to escape the shackles of anxiety. Stella’s inner prison is built on childhood trauma, and anxiety is its gatekeeper. Every day gets harder to get out the door, keep functioning and to barely able to care for her child due to this crippling anxiety. In desperation, she reaches out to Rachel, a transformative healer, to help her find the key to reclaim her life.

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What others are saying about Melissa A. Woods and her uplifting novel ‘Getting Past Anxiety’

Susan Friedmann

“Through the lives of her endearing and inspirational characters, the author takes you on a realistic journey of healing and restoration. She encourages you to understand better yourself, your feelings, and your knee-jerk reactions to the realities of life’s anxieties—the small setbacks of major traumas.”

Susan Friedmann, CSP and International Best-Selling Author of Riches in Niches: How to make it BIG in a small Market

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2016-10-25T10:28:40+00:00

Susan Friedmann, CSP and International Best-Selling Author of Riches in Niches: How to make it BIG in a small Market

“Through the lives of her endearing and inspirational characters, the author takes you on a realistic journey of healing and restoration. She encourages you to understand better yourself, your feelings, and your knee-jerk reactions to the realities of life’s anxieties—the small setbacks of major traumas.”

Seconde Nimenya

“Getting Past Anxiety is for you if you’ve ever wondered why your life was less than satisfying. It will inspire you to conquer your own anxiety and then lead, live, and love your life anew!”

Seconde Nimenya, MBA and Award-Winning Author of Evolving Through Adversity and A Hand to Hold

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2016-10-25T10:25:48+00:00

Seconde Nimenya, MBA and Award-Winning Author of Evolving Through Adversity and A Hand to Hold

“Getting Past Anxiety is for you if you’ve ever wondered why your life was less than satisfying. It will inspire you to conquer your own anxiety and then lead, live, and love your life anew!”

Lillian Bridges

“Getting Past Anxiety is a wonderfully-realistic portrait of a woman in search of her strongest self, which she finds by uncovering and working with the underlying trauma from her past. This book shares the magical journey of spiritual growth.”

Lillian Bridges, President of the Lotus Institute, Inc. and Author of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine

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2016-10-25T10:25:04+00:00

Lillian Bridges, President of the Lotus Institute, Inc. and Author of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine

“Getting Past Anxiety is a wonderfully-realistic portrait of a woman in search of her strongest self, which she finds by uncovering and working with the underlying trauma from her past. This book shares the magical journey of spiritual growth.”

Angie Engstrom

“Do you feel helpless in affecting change in yourself due to overwhelming anxiety? If so, you are not alone. Read on as one brave woman shares how she transformed from petrified to peaceful.”

Angie Engstrom, Author of Getting Yourself Unstuck

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2016-10-25T10:27:06+00:00

Angie Engstrom, Author of Getting Yourself Unstuck

“Do you feel helpless in affecting change in yourself due to overwhelming anxiety? If so, you are not alone. Read on as one brave woman shares how she transformed from petrified to peaceful.”

Nicole Gabriel

“Getting Past Anxiety is enlightening and empowering. It unveils the truth and challenges of the effects of anxiety and inspires us to reclaim our life and abundance.”

Nicole Gabriel, Author of Finding Your Inner Truth and Stepping Into Your Becoming

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2016-10-25T10:26:30+00:00

Nicole Gabriel, Author of Finding Your Inner Truth and Stepping Into Your Becoming

“Getting Past Anxiety is enlightening and empowering. It unveils the truth and challenges of the effects of anxiety and inspires us to reclaim our life and abundance.”

Tyler R. Tichelaar, Ph.D.

“Getting Past Anxiety speaks to the very pains that plague our modern society. Melissa A. Woods has created a novel that does far more than entertain. It gets to the very heart of anxiety’s sources and educates us on how we can overcome our fears. Readers will find themselves in these pages, and more importantly, find the answers they have long sought. I applaud Woods for this insightful and healing tale.”

Tyler R. Tichelaar, Ph.D. and Award-Winning Author of Narrow Lives and The Best Place

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2016-10-25T10:23:58+00:00

Tyler R. Tichelaar, Ph.D. and Award-Winning Author of Narrow Lives and The Best Place

“Getting Past Anxiety speaks to the very pains that plague our modern society. Melissa A. Woods has created a novel that does far more than entertain. It gets to the very heart of anxiety’s sources and educates us on how we can overcome our fears. Readers will find themselves in these pages, and more importantly, find the answers they have long sought. I applaud Woods for this insightful and healing tale.”

Karina Taugwalder

“Stella’s unique heartfelt story about her journey into the world of anxiety is a must read! This story will inspire and motivate you to reclaim your life and to be courageous to embrace any fears to grow and enjoy life.”

Karina Taugwalder, Author and Owner of Online Presence Care

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2016-10-25T10:29:20+00:00

Karina Taugwalder, Author and Owner of Online Presence Care

“Stella’s unique heartfelt story about her journey into the world of anxiety is a must read! This story will inspire and motivate you to reclaim your life and to be courageous to embrace any fears to grow and enjoy life.”

Dr. Michael Gross

“Once in a while, a profound book comes forth that is deeply introspective, meta-physical, and medically scientific. Melissa Woods has been able to write a book that piques the reader’s interest and excitement while delivering a message of huge importance. This message, I believe, will help many who read this book, and at the same time, let them know they are not alone. By the time you finish reading this book, you will realize there is a light at the end of the tunnel and that you have purchased a powerful, healing gift for yourself. A must read!”

Dr. Michael Gross, Professional Keynote Speaker, Life Coach, Entrepreneur, and Author of The Spiritual Primer: Applying the 12 Spiritual Laws to Reawaken Your Soul

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2016-10-25T10:21:59+00:00

Dr. Michael Gross, Professional Keynote Speaker, Life Coach, Entrepreneur, and Author of The Spiritual Primer: Applying the 12 Spiritual Laws to Reawaken Your Soul

“Once in a while, a profound book comes forth that is deeply introspective, meta-physical, and medically scientific. Melissa Woods has been able to write a book that piques the reader’s interest and excitement while delivering a message of huge importance. This message, I believe, will help many who read this book, and at the same time, let them know they are not alone. By the time you finish reading this book, you will realize there is a light at the end of the tunnel and that you have purchased a powerful, healing gift for yourself. A must read!”

Vicki Keough

“The power of a good story absorbs us as we turn the page…. I was captivated by Stella’s journey and transformation. Melissa offers us something beyond a delightful read—she provides hope and a gentle reminder of our own power and grace. As we witness Stella remember and embrace her magic, we are given permission, and inspiration, to do the same. What a gift to read a novel that offers entertainment and healing.”

Vicki Keough, Behavioral Health Specialist

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2016-10-25T10:28:00+00:00

Vicki Keough, Behavioral Health Specialist

“The power of a good story absorbs us as we turn the page…. I was captivated by Stella’s journey and transformation. Melissa offers us something beyond a delightful read—she provides hope and a gentle reminder of our own power and grace. As we witness Stella remember and embrace her magic, we are given permission, and inspiration, to do the same. What a gift to read a novel that offers entertainment and healing.”

Patrick Snow

“Want to understand first-hand the pain, fear, and paralyzation of anxiety and also learn how to overcome it once and for all? Then start here and digest this book in its entirety!”

Patrick Snow, Publishing Coach and International Best-Selling Author of Creating Your Own Destiny

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2016-10-25T09:58:56+00:00

Patrick Snow, Publishing Coach and International Best-Selling Author of Creating Your Own Destiny

“Want to understand first-hand the pain, fear, and paralyzation of anxiety and also learn how to overcome it once and for all? Then start here and digest this book in its entirety!”
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