Have you heard about Sara Benincasa? She’s a wonderful and inspirational example of someone who struggled with panic attacks and agoraphobia (fear of open spaces) during many years of her life. Eventually, not only did she managed to overcome her mental issues, but she found of ways to cope with it through humour – always a great remedy for drama of any kind. In fact, last year Sara released a wonderful book that aims to inform and educate while entertaining her readers.
The book is called “Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom” and you should absolutely find it if you’re looking for an inspirational read that will help you look at your problems in a whole new light. For a glimpse of her unique approach to anxiety disorders, check out the following video. Here, the author provides a briefbackground on what is a panic attack, then proceeding to explain just why she actually wrote the book on Panic Attacks.
Fun, isn’t she? It’s always great to see someone who manage to turn adversity into opportunity, and Sara Benincasa is definitely such a person. It doesn’t matter if you’re struggling with anxiety personally, or if you want to help a friend or family member who’s going through the motions. In fact, even if you’re just someone who’s curious about panic attacks — get this book, because it won’t fail to entertain you, as well as showing you some perspective from the mind of a person who once struggled with the ultimate terror, only to eventually become a comedian writing about it.