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The Worry Trick Audiobook

The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It

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Publisher's Summary

Are you truly in danger or has your brain simply "tricked" you into thinking you are? In The Worry Trick, psychologist and anxiety expert David Carbonell shows how anxiety hijacks the brain and offers effective techniques to help you break the cycle of worry, once and for all.

Anxiety is a powerful force. It makes us question ourselves and our decisions, causes us to worry about the future, and fills our days with dread and emotional turbulence. Based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this audiobook is designed to help you break the cycle of worry.

Worry convinces us there's danger, and then tricks us into getting into fight, flight, or freeze mode - even when there is no danger. The techniques in this audiobook, rather than encouraging you to avoid or try to resist anxiety, show you how to see the trick that underlies your anxious thoughts, and how avoidance can backfire and make anxiety worse.

If you're ready to start observing your anxious feelings with distance and clarity - rather than getting tricked once again - this audiobook will show you how.

©2016 David A. Carbonell (P)2016 Wetware Media

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    help me understand a lot think about worry and how NOT TO HANDLE it and how to handle it

    9 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    jake charlie 08-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    I will read this book over again so it becomes part of me like my other books. ( finished Aug 9th )

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    C3p-BRO GOLETA, CA, US 07-27-17
    C3p-BRO GOLETA, CA, US 07-27-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Life Changing."

    This author is a Godsend. I could not believe how much worry has been decreased. I was like a wet fish, I didn't even know I was doing it.

    I've tried therapy, medication, meditation, hypnosis, tons of articles YouTube videos, group support, soooo many things, this book is like the only thing that helped me. God bless you sir!

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Javier Castiillo 07-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing"

    Really helpful audio book I highly recommend this to those who are consumed by worry.

    The is something funny about worry whats my favorite part.

    7 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    David 08-17-17
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    Easy listen to hear how crazy others are with regards to worry. Extra words hgggggggg

    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Terry H. 08-03-17
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    "Very helpful information"

    Very interesting ideas and helpful information. Really enjoyed this book. One of the best self help's I've read.

    8 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    "Great book"

    This book shed a lot of light on some of my thoughts & believes. Highly recommend

    8 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    "good listen."

    good read. listened and rewound a few times to understand. relieve worry by laughing. love it.

    9 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Robert M. Long NJ 05-02-17
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    "Best book ever (funny and enlightening)"

    I listened 3 times and about to restart it. It surpasses Cognitive Therapy tremendously. Buy this before any other book!

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    "Stop worrying long enough to listen"

    This audible is a gem!! I received so much from this book. It goes well with Quiet. Most introverts don't have a capacity for quieting the mind with thought upon thoughts and worry. Great book!!

    12 of 17 people found this review helpful
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    10/24/17
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    "Sensible and sound"

    At times he could have been talking about me directly. Will have to listen again I am sure to remind myself of the techniques. Best line for me was thoughts are like the guard dogs in your mind, barking at everything..

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. David Miladinovic
    11/30/16
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    "This book I can say has saved my life"

    Before I was so confused about anxiety and the constant uncontrollable worries I have, which were leading to depression, which led to suicidal thought's. this book has helped me understand alot about these problems and has helped me finally move on with my life. I would recommend this book to everyone so they can get an understanding of what anxiety is and how seriously it effects some people. and I would especially recommend this book to people who suffer with anxiety, as it helped me and with an open mind will help you, please don't suffer in silence like I did.

    10 of 19 people found this review helpful
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    "Truly awful"

    This book successfully replaced my worries with intense irritation. Like a lot of American self-help books it is 95% padding and stories of patients recounted very slowly. In future I’m going to avoid any book by someone with a name with middle initial and a PhD after it.

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    11/8/17
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    "great book"

    the book provides good techniques to combat obsessive and persistent worrying using a counterintuitive approach. Like many I was struggling so much with fighting thoughts in my head and attempting to reassure myself, this ultimately did not serve me well and I felt a new approach was needed. I can say this book has helped me so much, it will assist you to sit with worry without trying to hide it or argue with it. Give it a go I say

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    "easy and helpful"

    totally puts a different spin on the way I view my anxiety now. it's really helped.

    9 of 18 people found this review helpful

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