Today we’re sharing an excerpt from the popular audiobook “The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It,” by psychologist Dr. David Carbonell. This popular and effective audiobook shows how anxiety hijacks the brain, and offers effective techniques to help you break the cycle of worry—once and for all.
In this episode, Dr. Carbonell talks about how it’s easy to get fooled by our thoughts— especially worrisome thoughts. The real meaning of the worrisome thoughts generally has little to do with the subject matter of the thoughts. In this excerpt, he shares his approach to dealing with chronic worry.
Ironically, when you worry, your efforts to stop worrying often backfire on you. All too often, when you try to “talk yourself out of” a worry, you’re likely to fail. So what can you do? In today’s episode, psychologist and anxiety expert David Carbonell shares his funny and wise thoughts on how worry tricks us. He discusses the difference between doubt and danger, and how to feel more balanced and in control of your worries.
Psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell reveals the trick that lies beneath your anxious thoughts, and teaches you how to outwit your worries. He is the author of the popular and effective audiobook “The Worry Trick: The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It.”