Melissa Woods' Inspirational Novel "Getting Past Anxiety"

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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. In desperation, she reaches out to Rachel, a transformative healer, to help her find the key to reclaim her life.

In these pages, you will travel with Stella every step of the way as she explores:

  • Her history of childhood abuse and strained relationships with her parents
  • Her past dating history and how she can build relationships without fear or the need to control them
  • How she can let go of her daughter as she grows into adulthood
  • How to heal her relationship with her mother and her sister
  • Ways to cope with the loss of her father as he goes through his end-of-life journey
  • Her feelings of being unworthy of love and how she finally comes to love herself

Stella’s story is ultimately about how we choose the quality of our life. This novel will inspire you to start your own healing process so you can break the shackles of your anxiety and reclaim your life.

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

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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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!”

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!”

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.”

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.”

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.”

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.”

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.”
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