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Fear!: Extreme Athletes on How to Reach Your Highest Goals and Overcome Stress and Self Doubt

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This book features interviews with the world’s best extreme athletes and their coaches on how to overcome fear and self-doubt in stressful situations. Their lessons are valuable for people with all sorts of common fears: flying, public speaking, heights, failure, commitment, rejection, driving a car, taking financial risks or changing career. From self-hypnosis to visualization to rational analyses – the interviewees tested the most effective strategies to overcome anxiety, and share their formula for success in this book.

Featuring:

Alex Honnold - Steph Davis - Lynn Hill - Catherine Destivelle -‘Spiderman’ Alain Robert -Hazel Findlay- Arno Ilgner- Jorg Verhoeven –Dan Goodwin – Don McGrath – Cedric Dumont –Edurne Pasaban – Alexander Schulz – Rebecca Williams – Martin Fickweiler

This book features interviews with the world’s best extreme athletes and their coaches on how to overcome fear and self-doubt in stressful situations. Their lessons are valuable for people with all sorts of common fears: flying, public speaking, heights, failure, commitment, rejection, driving a car, taking financial risks or changing career. From self-hypnosis to visualization to rational analyses – the interviewees tested the most effective strategies to overcome anxiety, and share their formula for success in this book.Featuring:Alex Honnold - Steph Davis - Lynn Hill - Catherine Destivelle -‘Spiderman’ Alain Robert -Hazel Findlay- Arno Ilgner- Jorg Verhoeven –Dan Goodwin – Don McGrath – Cedric Dumont –Edurne Pasaban – Alexander Schulz – Rebecca Williams – Martin Fickweiler
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Sales Rank:
660,040
Pages:
170
Publication Date:
02/21/2018
ISBN13:
9781628654363
Product Dimensions:
7.99(w) x 8.83(h) x0.40(d)
Publisher:
Motivational Press
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About the Author
Roanne van Voorst (PhD) is an anthropologist, author and public speaker who has done research on risk behaviour and fear management for over seven years. She lives partly in the Netherlands and partly in Philadelphia, the United States. She is also a rock climber (with vertigo) and the founder of Fearlessly Fearful, the bravery platform.

www.roannevanvoorst.com www.fearlesslyfearful.com

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Table of Contents
Introduction
Definitions
Chapter 1 – Alain Robert
‘Be passionately disciplined.’
Chapter 2 – Alex Honnold
‘Don't let fear decide your future.’
Chapter 3 – Alexander Schulz
‘Let go of everything that doesn't help you.’
Chapter 4 – Arno Ilgner
‘Investigate your now-motivation.’
Chapter 5 – Catherine Destivelle
‘Gather a team of experts around you.’
Chapter 6 – Cedric Dumont
‘Develop a state of hyper-awareness.’
Chapter 7 – Dan Goodwin
‘Dare to think negatively.’
Chapter 8 – Don McGrath
‘Perform an analysis of your fear.’
Chapter 9 – Edurne Pasaban
‘Let yourself be guided by fear.’
Chapter 10 – Jorg Verhoeven
‘Approach your goal systematically.’
Chapter 11 – Hazel Findlay
‘Train your fear muscle.’
Chapter 12 – Lynn Hill
‘Stop. Accept. Refresh your mind. Continue.’
Chapter 13 – Martin Fickweiler
‘Dare to take untrodden paths.’
Chapter 14 – Steph Davis
‘Be ready for the unexpected.’
Chapter 15 – Rebecca Williams
‘Practise self-hypnosis.’
Afterword
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Despite the obvious physical demands, climbing is even more a rigorous and challenging mental endeavor—after all, the hands and feet are simply an extension of a climber’s thoughts and will. In her fascinating book,FEAR!, Roanne van Voorst explores the highly distinct thought processes and belief systems of some of the world’s top climbers.FEAR!Is a uniquely compelling, inspiring, and enlightening read from which you can glean useful mental techniques and strategies for overcoming many of life’s challenges and summiting your personal “Everest”.

--Eric Hörst, author of the international best-sellerTraining For Climbing

Fear!breaks down what it takes to become successful under highly stressful circumstances: mental and physical practice, balancing risk versus outcomes and push way beyond your limits.

--Tommy Caldwell, legendary rock climber and author of The Push.

Climbing is a great metaphorfor life. It teaches you both great successes and the lowest lows. In Fear!, some of the worlds' best climbers reflect on what success is worth - and how it can be accomplished.

--Steve House, alpinist, founder of Uphill Athlete.

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