New book by Greenbrier High School alum shows readers how to overcome daily struggles

Chase Turner

Can you imagine waking up tomorrow and having no anxiety or stress about work, finances, marriage or health? That’s Chase Turner’s goal for readers of his recently released book, “T.R.I.A.L.S.: A Journey from Anxiety to Peace.”

A 2002 Greenbrier High School graduate, Turner’s work as a missionary and Spanish-speaking preacher has taken him far from his native Arkansas. Turner has traveled through much of Central and South America, as well as the United States.

While juggling his extensive mission work and other life experiences, as well as being a devoted husband and father, Turner developed a strategy to avoid stress and eliminate anxiety from daily life. He’s distilled these lessons into a simple and practical method to help everyone in their battle with stress and anxiety.

“The content of this book will empower people to realize they are in control of whether or not they live with anxiety,” Turner said. “Helping them to see there is beauty and purpose in being themselves, without comparing themselves to others or trying to be normal, will encourage them to overcome daily struggles of feeling inadequate.”

Initially, Turner taught the T.R.I.A.L.S. method in a classroom setting. The life-changing results his students had after implementing the material spurred Turner to publish it for a widespread audience. In the book, Turner engages the reader by teaching the T.R.I.A.L.S. principles through a simple acronym and showcasing them in stories of his own life experiences.

“When I started T.R.I.A.L.S., I read three pages and got up to get a highlighter!” Sarah Kelley, owner of Blessings Bookstore in West Monroe, La., said. “This book will benefit the Kingdom of God! It’ll be quite an eye-opening journey from anxiety to peace using his acrostics. Besides T.R.I.A.L.S., there’s another great acrostic closing each chapter, M.A.P., which stands for Motivation, Advice and Prayer.

“I’m telling you, brothers and sisters, this could be a life changing book for you.”

“T.R.I.A.L.S.: A Journey from Anxiety to Peace” released on Oct. 31, 2019. It can be purchased in print or e-book format at

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