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Drugs Or Jewish Mystic Wisdom To Treat Fear & Anxiety?

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This New York Times’ article went viral yesterday: A Drug to Cure Fear.

But are yet more psychiatric drugs really the answer?

A 19th century Jewish mystic, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, said “no.”

*It is true that the relief from symptoms of fear that medication brings may be extremely beneficial to those whose symptoms are so overwhelming they cannot function or cannot access the benefits of therapy, meditation, or prayer, but are drugs a long-term answer?

Rebbe Nachman taught that all fears and worries have the same root cause and that there is a spiritual solution to fear, one that can last a lifetime.

Tonight (Monday, January 25) at 8 pm (EST), you are invited to log onto a live, free course for women only: Freedom from Fear. This course is based on the Jewish mystic and religious teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov. The course will last 8 weeks and you can jump in any time.

Living with fear is like living in a psycho-spiritual straitjacket—your fears can hold you back from fulfilling your soul’s unique life-mission. Rebbe Nachman of Breslov shows how un-rectified fear is a block to living a joyous, spiritually-connected life. He gives you the tools you need to transform your life and elevate your fears.

In this Free Class for Women Only at, you can Learn and Discover:

  1. The root of all fear
  2. Spiritual side-effects of fear and anxiety
  3. Elevate your fears and free yourself!
  4. Jewish meditation can help you stop worrying
  5. You don’t have to go it alone
  6. Fear or Fear of God?
  7. Embrace courage in nearly any situation

*If you are prescribed medications for anxiety, panic, phobias, or other issues, do NOT go off your medication without speaking to your doctor. Anxiety medication can help alleviate symptoms that actually get in the way of recovery.


Drugs Or Jewish Mystic Wisdom To Treat Fear & Anxiety?

Richard Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC & C.R. Zwolinski

Richard Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC is the author of Therapy Revolution: Find Help, Get Better, and Move On Without Wasting Time or Money and is licensed in addiction and psychotherapy with over 25 years experience as well as a consultant to organizations and companies in the fields of mental health and addiction. He is the executive director of an outpatient behavioral health program. Learn more about Richard here.

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