Books For Anxiety And Fear: Helpful And Not

Here is a partial list of books I went through to understand anxiety and fear. Some of the books have been reviewed on

Helpful in alphabetical order

1. Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha

by Tara Brach

2. Man’s Search for Meaning

by Viktor Frankl

3. Man’s Search for Ultimate Meaning (not an easy read)

by Viktor Frankl

4. Mindfulness in Plain English

by Bhante Gunaratana

5. Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English 

by Bhante Gunaratana

6. Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

by Thich Nhat Hanh

7. The Living Gita

by Swami Satchidananda

8. Four Chapters on Freedom: Commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  (not an easy read)

by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

9. Buddha (eight volumes of graphic novels)

by Osamu Tezuka

10. Raja Yoga: Conquering the Internal Nature

by Swami Vivekananda

Not so helpful

11. When Fear Falls Away: The Story of a Sudden Awakening

by Jan Frazier

12. When Bad Things Happen to Good People

by Harold Kushner

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