From the Inside Flap
For more than twenty years, Dr. Sapadin has helped patients live better so that fear no longer dominates their lives. Now, in this breakthrough book, she shares these strategies and skills.
First, Dr. Sapadin explains how and why some people become prey to excessive fear. While reading the dramatic case stories of people Dr. Sapadin has worked with, youll explore the five fearful lifestyles: shy, hypervigilant, compliant, macho, and controlling. Youll learn how these styles affect you personally and professionally and how they influence your thoughts, words, actions, and relationships.
Then she shares her proven eight-step program for triumphing over your fears and leading a richer life. With the help of illuminating insights and exercises, youll discover how much better life can be when you are more relaxed and confident.
Dont let fear rule your life. Read Master Your Fears.
From the Back Cover
""Dr. Sapadin's fascinating guide to mastering our fears and constant worries is essential reading for these times. She offers readers a practical and powerful set of guidelines for taking control of their strong emotions and building a better life in the process.""
-Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., professor, Stanford University, and past president of the American Psychological Association
""Master Your Fears is a valuable self-help book written in clear language, with excellent advice, engaging quizzes, creative exercises and lots of anecdotes about people with all types of fears. Dr. Sapadin supportively explains the fearful lifestyle-and how to change the pattern. She connects with readers, venturing beyond theory and case studies, by openly discussing her own fears and how she overcame them. A must-read if you want to lighten your fear and brighten your life.""
-Carol Goldberg, Ph.D., host and producer of the award-winning TV program Dr. Carol Goldberg and Company
""In this helpful book, Dr. Sapadin does not take a one-size-fits- all approach to the multifaceted experience of fear. Rather, she provides the reader with concrete, creative suggestions for mastering fears based on one's fear style. She also includes simple but powerful assignments that help you create positive change in your life. I will be recommending this book to my clients, friends and all those who allow fear to inhibit their lives.""
-Pauline Wallin, Ph.D., author of Taming Your Inner Brat: A Guide for Transforming Self-Defeating Behavior
""An inspiring, empowering book that will help any reader who has been paralyzed by fear or overwhelmed by a disorganized and chaotic way of living. Master Your Fears provides an abundance of creative yet practical advice on how to change self-defeating emotions and behaviors and leave your fears behind. I highly recommend it!""
-Barry J. Izsak, president of the National Association of Professional Organizers
""Master Your Fears is an excellent book for all those who are living a fearful lifestyle. Dr. Sapadin successfully blends effective strategies for conquering fears with a comprehensive approach for achieving life satisfaction and happiness.""
-Elizabeth K. Carll, Ph.D., president
Media Psychology Division, American Psychological Association