Victim of Thought

Seeing Through the Illusion of Anxiety
Narrated by: Jill Whalen
Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

All our lives, we were brought up to believe that other people and situations were what caused our anxiety. As it turns out, we were sold a pack of lies! What if the only thing causing your anxiety is your own thoughts? And what if underneath your anxious thinking was your true, perfect self - whole and healthy and untouched by all your fears? How would this change your life? For Jill Whalen, understanding this information switched off a lifetime of anxiety and addictive behaviors.

In Victim of Thought: Seeing Through the Illusion of Anxiety, Jill describes how she spent over 50 years in a constant state of anxiousness. While she could feel fine one minute, she never knew what might be lurking around the corner that could seemingly disturb her peace. It was only when she learned the simple truth of where her anxiety was really coming from - and that underneath it was her innate well-being - that she no longer was a victim to it.

In this easy to listen to and understand audiobook, Jill logically explains how having one or more insightful "aha moments" can wipe away a lifetime of anxious thinking. She shares numerous, relatable stories and examples from her own life to help you see the truth in her words. Jill also provides you with step-by-step instructions to become more aware of your own thoughts, which in turn puts you back in the driver's seat of your life. But the proof is really in the pudding, and Jill encourages you at every turn, seek your own examples and evidence of how you've let yourself become a victim of your own thoughts. Once you see this for yourself, your life and your anxiety will magically transform before your eyes! If you're tired of believing that you're a victim to your anxiety, and are looking for a more peaceful life, then this book is for you.

©2017 Jill Whalen (P)2017 Jill Whalen

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Sharing from the heart - So Relatable

Jill's voice is adorable. Her message powerful in its simplicity. Will revisit these chapters often. Thank you, Jill.

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Good simple treatment of meta awareness.

Explains how taking an objective view of thoughts and thinking can help alleviate anxiety. Basically a mindful stance on anxiety provoking thoughts.

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Great

This has great lessons!! i have used to help others. Will listen to more than once.

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Have up after a few chapters . I just could not take the narrates grating voice.

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  • David C Frost
  • 02-10-18

Very helpful.

Explains the theory behind anxiety. Helps to understand our thought process and feelings without getting bogged down in technical jargon.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-27-18

ok

a bit boring in parts self indulgence from the writer . cant say it said anything new but it advertised the writer a lot at the readers expense of time

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  • Erin
  • 02-14-18

fantastic listen

I could listen to Jill all day! I am a big fan, she explains how our thoughts create our feelings so well. big thank you Jill Ailbhe

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  • Mr Craig Taylor
  • 05-25-20

interesting, but way too light on content...

OK, so it's not a detailed book about anxiety, it's a short, albeit interesting anecdote of one lady's personal experience. it's way too light 9n content, taking no time to get through and ending rather suddenly...

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  • Anna
  • 05-07-19

Loved this book

Lovely book, talks to you in a very thoughtful and caring way . Easy to understand.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-08-19

Awareness of Thought

Found the book practical, easy understand, humorous, explained how thought creates feeling very clearly with simple examples. I listened to it from beginning to end which I normally don't. Really found it thought provoking....

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  • Doodle
  • 06-10-18

Loved it ,

Really loved this book, a great book to help you understand how your thinking works and a great way to look at yourself and life, thoroughly recommend,