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Emotional Inflammation by Lise Van Susteren

 Emotional Inflammation: Discover Your Triggers and Reclaim Your Equilibrium During Anxious Times, is written by Lise Van Susteren. The book was published on 20th April 2020. The genre of the book is self-help. Susteren is an American psychiatrist. Van Susteren is the expert witness on psychological damages to children. Dr. Van Susteren serves on the advising board of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Wildlife Federation and the Chesapeake Climate Action Network.

Emotional Inflammation by Lise Van Susteren (BOOK REVIEW)

According to writer nowadays, People are stressing out and frustrated by climate change, gun abuse, and political problems. We are risking our own health and are unwilling to be successful when it comes to matters of importance. The book describes this issue of feelings of anxiety and provides a practical approach.

The writers propose the RESTORE program for coping with all the pressures in our daily life. She stresses on knowing our emotions. We need to identify the stimuli and our normal patterns. Also, we have to work on obeying commands, enjoying nature’s gifts, and using our own strength. The writer also gives the advice to get enough sleep, stay away from social media, do relaxation, and discover the natural world. Although not any of her ideas are revolutionary. The encouraging tone of the writer says:

“The tragic fact is this: We have robbed ourselves of the freely accessible natural remedies. It’s not easy to make routine, they are easy to introduce.”

These amazing strategies are perfect starting points for self-care.

The writer is of the view that we should channel our energies, control our emotions, and develop better behaviors. When we shift from a state of mental trauma into peace and harmony. Ultimately, we are going to learn to be an “upstander”. We will have the power to change the circumstances that increase the intensity of our fears.

The type of approach used in the book focuses on listening, accepting, and caring for one’s body. The book contains studies into which approach is successful and which is not. Moreover, it defines clear first steps with sure benefits and provides encouragement to begin again, and to follow the activities. It ends with the main methods of using the RESTORE program to the style of the reaction of each person.

The disasters and problems that happen around us are not always easy to control. This doesn’t mean we are helpless against this ruling class. We need the physiological, psychological, and spiritual stress responses inside us. So, now you have a valuable road-map. In conclusion, Emotional Inflammation is going to help you deal with the pressures of this world. Relax your body and mind and collect the sense of harmony, meaning, and relation to others.

Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. — Pema Chodron Click To Tweet


I will definitely suggest you read Emotional Inflammation. This book gives you a complete road-map on how to overcome the challenges of this world. It will help you to give a pattern on how you can alleviate your anxieties. Emotional Inflammation is a perfect solution in this world of chaos. This book is a perfect dose of optimism. 

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