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Outsmart Your Anxious Brain: 10 Simple Ways To Beat The Worry Trick
Author: David Carbonell Category: Anxiety Publisher: Little, Brown Published: 2020 ISBN: 9781684031993 Pages: 192 Buy or Read More
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It’s time to outsmart your worry and anxiety. Drawing on the same cutting-edge psychology presented in author David Carbonell’s The Worry Trick, this irreverent, on-the-go guide offers ten powerful”counter-intuitive” strategies to help you put worry in its place-anytime, anywhere.

Anxiety is a powerful force. It makes us question our decisions and ourselves, worry about the future, and it fills our days with dread and emotional turbulence. But what if we understood that anxiety is merely a trick of the mind, trying to convince us we’re in danger? Anxiety is like a magician behind the curtain, playing subtle tricks on us to convince us that we’re in danger when we’re not. When we understand this, we can observe our anxious feelings with some distance.

Based on the author’s popular book, The Worry Trick, this helpful and humorous guide identifies the “trick” of chronic anxiety and provides the ten most powerful techniques based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) to help you respond differently to panic, anxiety, worry, and phobias. Once you learn to respond differently to the worry trick, you’ll be able to break the cycle of chronic anxiety for good.

Instead of trying to “manage” your anxiety or push anxious thoughts away – techniques that you’ve probably already discovered don’t work-the ten powerful strategies outlined in this guide will empower you to actually change how you respond to worry and anxiety, so you can get your life back!

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