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Outsmart Your Anxious Brain

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Offers plenty of advice and stories for readers to find some relief from their anxiety. The first few chapters had some very good methods to put into practice.
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This is a great book to read if you are an anxious worrier or know someone like this. Being both an anxious person with generalized anxiety disorder and someone studying psychology and entering into the field, I found it very informative and helpful. The tips that Carbonell gives are very good and he gives examples that are helpful for readers to practice in their own lives. 

I received this from NetGalley in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.
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I've read a lot fo self help book but I really liked this one. I thought its connection to what happens and its tips and tricks for help really made a difference.
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For anyone who has suffered from anxiety or who wants to support others who may be going through it, this is the perfect book to gain a perspective of what it entails and how to cope with it.

It explores the way anxiety can affect you and how to 'reason' with your brain to deal with the feelings and keep them under control.

The belly-breathing was a particularly useful technique and I found that by the end, I had a much better understanding, not only of anxiety triggers, but, more importantly, how to deal with them and manage my own anxiety effectively.
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Filled with suggestions and information that has been divulged before. Nothing original, which was disappointing as someone with anxiety searching for assistance.
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Some books come to you at the right time. This was one of them.

Anxiety has been a big problem for me. I have been taking medication and therapy but something's always been missing. This book provided that missing link.

I have been greatly impacted by the ideas of the book. I know this is a book that I will come back to again and again.

I will also read the author's first book, The Worry Trick.

When reading this book, the idea that most helped me was that of 'safety behaviours'. I haven't read about it in the same way ever before and that made all the difference.

Thank you to NetGalley for giving me a free copy of the book.
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I am not the biggest self-help book fan, but this book actually kept my attention. As someone who deals with really bad anxiety, this book had a lot of great tips to incorporate into my everyday life in order to help manage and deal with daily stressors. Definitely check it out if you deal with constant bouts of anxiety.
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If you are looking for a book to help your anxiety, this is a great book that is easy to read and written in a way that doesn't bog you down with a lot of medical terms. It walks you through a variety of examples that could trigger your anxious feelings that then gives you ways to think through the situation differently. A great book for someone that suffers from on-going anxiety, as well as a person who is going through an anxious time and needs sound advice.
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This was a fantastic book. It was a book that I keep reading and learning. I would tell a friend to read this book.
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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I thought that this was a well-wriiten book about anxiety, but I really need my own copy one it is released so that I can mark it up real good.
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Helpful, pragmatic advice for managing anxiety. A helpful reference. 

Many thanks to the author, the publisher, and NetGalley for my ARC. All opinions are my own.
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Thanks to NetGalley for the advanced electronic copy of this book, and it will be staying on my Kindle for future reference! This was interesting, informative and practical -I read it at the end of 2019 when I was going through a rough patch in my life and felt that I needed some guidance. The strategies in here were applicable to me, but I think they could be easily used by anyone in any situation; or as a way to confirm and reassure what is ‘normal’ for each individual in today’s ever changing world.
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Scientifically based research is distilled into easy to an easy to access narrative. This book contains lots of strategies to help cope with anxiety and stress. I will definitely revisit this book in the future.
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I enjoyed reading this book very much. It is very instructional and provides many good strategies for coping with worry, stress and anxiety. I particularly liked learning how to belly-breathe (I’ve never been able to successfully do that before, thank you!). 

In my opinion, this book can be useful for everyone. The author has the knack of translating scientific jargon to simple, everyday language, making it really easy to understand. The explanations behind the brain’s responses to worry, stress and anxiety are also well-reasoned and readers will benefit even without any science background. Personally, I learnt a lot from this book (based on the amount of Kindle highlights in there) and I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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Just to let you know, I received a free review copy of this book and was not obligated to write a review for it. However, I am very happy to do so and this book will always have a place in my Kindle shelf, in case I need it.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I am grateful to have been provided a copy to read. I thought the author provided a lot of really good strategies and tips for moving past anxiety and anxious thoughts. I would recommend this book to anyone who has even a little bit of anxiety. It was an easy read and easy to understand. ,
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Outsmart Your Anxious Brain is a self-help book that gives you 10 tips on how to deal with your anxiety. It is exactly what the title claims it is.

What I really liked about this book was the simplicity of it. It wasn't loaded down with unnecessary jargon that made it boring and hard to read. It was straight to the point; here's the problem, here's what you're doing wrong and here's what you can do to fix it. Yes it will suck in the beginning but it'll be worth it.

I would recommend this for those who struggle with anxiety. I found there were a few tips in here that I was able to relate to my real life experiences and will definitely be using them to better control my own anxiety.
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This book is good for somebody who is suffering from anxiety there is lot of tips and tricks which you can use .
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I read this book while waiting for some biopsy results. Having very small children, my mind was filled with what-if thoughts. After reading about humoring them, I did just that. And it worked! It helped calm my anxious brain!
The explanations in the book are easy to follow. I enjoyed the metaphors the author used, it made the advice easier to understand and remember. This book is to be read not only by people suffering from chronic anxiety but also by those who have relatives or friends with such disorders.
Thank you to Net Galley and New Harbinger Publications for providing me with an e-book copy in exchange for my honest review!
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This book is great for anyone with anxiety. There’s a few books on this topic but this was a great read. I plan on utilizing what I learned in my everyday life, especially at work. Thanks for the review copy!
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This book is wonderful,It can be used to sooth a wounded soul the book seems real and kudos to the writer.
I like the book layout, font size and paper size
It is life tutor to those who have lose hope on themselves
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