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Rewire Your Anxious Brain

How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry
Lu par : Susannah Mars
Durée : 6 h et 30 min
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Do you ever wonder what is happening inside your brain when you feel anxious, panicked, and worried? In Rewire Your Anxious Brain, psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique, evidence-based solution to overcoming anxiety, based in cutting-edge neuroscience and research.

In this audiobook you will learn how the amygdala and cortex (both important parts of the brain) are essential players in the neuropsychology of anxiety. The amygdala acts as a primal response, and oftentimes, when this part of the brain processes fear, you may not even understand why you are afraid. By comparison the cortex is the center of worry - that is, obsessing, ruminating, and dwelling on things that may or may not happen.

Pittman and Karle offer simple, specific examples of how to manage fear by tapping in to both of these pathways in the brain. As you listen, you'll gain a greater understanding of how anxiety is created in the brain, and as a result you will feel empowered and motivated to overcome it.

The brain is a powerful tool, and the more you work to change the way you respond to fear, the more resilient you will become. Using the practical self-assessments and proven-effective techniques in this book, you will learn to literally "rewire" the brain processes that lie at the root of your fears.

©2015 Catherine M. Pittman & Elizabeth M. Karle (P)2015 Wetware Media

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Good book to work on one's anxiety level but chapter aren't identified at corresponding times, such a shame...

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  • 20/03/2018

Extremely helpful book

This book is a really good tool on understanding the way your brain functions to help you manage anxiety. I went threw two suicides three weeks apart with people extremely close to me. This book has really helped to understand why you feel helpless sometimes like you can't control your reactions and emotions but gives you the tools on how this works so you can gain control again and manage your life.

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  • kayla hall
  • 02/01/2018

this book covers all you need to take some control

I listened to this book twice and feel so much more in control of anxiety.

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  • Susana
  • 21/06/2017

Excelent!

I liked this book a lot! Most anxiety books only focus on one type of treatment for anxiety, promoting it as the only way to cure it. This book has a much more ample and better explained and sustained ways to cope with anxiety.

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  • Deborah Jacob
  • 13/04/2018

A Useful Tool for Dealing with Anxiety

Although I found I would have liked a little less scientific discussion, on a whole this book proved quite useful for understanding how the brain manufactures anxiety. Better yet, this book offers useful exercises in measuring your anxiety and dealing with solutions. A most helpful read that provides a better understanding of neuroplasticity and how to make it work in your favor.

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  • TanyaS
  • 28/06/2017

Helpful

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I found this book well structured, to the point, and helpful.

I loved that the author didn't try to treat anxiety with a cookie-cutter approach, one fits all. When it comes to anxiety, one definitely doesn't fit all.

Through short quizzes, to which you can easily give mental answers while listening to the audio book, the author helps you pinpoint what you are experiencing, names it, and gives you strategies specific to the type of anxiety you might have. I found that knowing the origin of my anxieties, putting a name to them, and knowing at least 2-3 strategies for each, is very helpful.

In fact, I'm about to purchase a book in print, in order to bookmark and reference it.

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  • Omzig
  • 28/06/2018

A Must Have for Anyone Suffering from Anxiety

this book had been a life saver for me so far. the narrator's voice is calming and easy to listen to. these tools and understanding what's happening in the brain had helped me do much with anxiety and panic attacks.

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  • dave galloway
  • 21/03/2017

Quite Practical

What made the experience of listening to Rewire Your Anxious Brain the most enjoyable?

I found that a number of the exercises very helpful.

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I would recommend this book to anyone that wants to understand how Anxiety works and what can be done to have some self mastery over it. Easy to follow and easy to understand.

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  • Alex&Tabitha
  • 13/08/2017

Great tool for understanding and combating anxiety

Very helpful, educational, and informative. By understanding the science and biological/physiological causes/effects behind the different forms of anxiety, it is easier to see why anxiety happens and how to lessen it.

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  • Shannon Dye
  • 24/08/2017

Great book

I love that this book explained where my anxiety is coming from. Mine is amygdala-based. I'm really excited to start working on my social anxiety. I recommend this book for anybody struggling with anxiety. No matter what kind it is.

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  • FishHead
  • 17/07/2017

Informative, scientific, and very practical

Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to understand more about their day-to-day anxiety, especially if you have an anxiety disorder.

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