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Dare Audiobook

Dare: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic Attacks Fast

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Publisher's Summary

There's a new and faster way of anxiety relief, but few have ever heard it. Most people are advised to either just "manage" their anxiety or medicate it away.

If you're tired of just managing your anxiety and want a powerful natural solution, then apply the DARE technique, as explained in Barry McDonagh's latest book.

Based on hard science and over 10 years of helping people who suffer from anxiety, Barry McDonagh shares his most effective technique in this new book. The DARE technique can be used by everyone, regardless of age or background, to live lives free from anxiety or panic attacks.

In this step-by-step guide, you will discover how to:

  • Stop panic attacks and end feelings of general anxiety
  • Face any anxious situation you've been avoiding (driving, flying, shopping, etc.)
  • Put an end to anxious or intrusive thoughts
  • Use the correct natural supplements to relieve anxiety
  • Boost your confidence and feel like your old self again
  • Fall asleep faster and with less anxiety each night
  • Live a more bold and adventurous life again

©2015 Barry McDonagh (P)2015 Barry McDonagh

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    Audioaddict 29/11/2016
    Audioaddict 29/11/2016
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    "I got bored pretty quickly"
    How could the performance have been better?

    I just found the content really dull. Maybe it was because i have heard it before many times or maybe it was the way it was written and narrated, but not really very interesting at all and certainly didn't help with my panic attacks.


    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Avid Listener! 20/11/2016
    Avid Listener! 20/11/2016
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    "Severely lacking in good ideas or original content"
    What disappointed you about Dare?

    I had read EVERYTHING in this book before on the internet...for free.


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Some of the tips were ok, but this is all very very cliched stuff which has been repeated countless times before.


    Any additional comments?

    Not worth the hype. This book is all about hype and marketing, which completely failed to deliver. All cliched dull advice which is available for free with a quick google search.

    Not worth it at all. Disappointed.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Open Ears 14/10/2016
    Open Ears 14/10/2016
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    "Very disappointed!"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Needs to be more realistic.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Barry McDonagh again?

    I would consider it.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Barry McDonagh’s performances?

    The performance wasn't great but i always give people a second try.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment.


    Any additional comments?

    This book (and the marketing that surrounds it!) promised a lot and for me, totally and utterly failed to deliver. None of the advice and tips felt realistic or anything i could use in my life. At times i felt talked down to and other times the advice felt silly. Very disappointed.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Lench 12/08/2016
    Robert Lench 12/08/2016

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    "Not for me."
    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Maybe some people will like this and given by the positive reviews some must, but for me this was not helpful at all. I think if you have never read anything at all on anxiety or panic attacks and this is a new thing then this might be the book for you. Otherwise I fear you may be hearing the same things again and again.


    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Rachel 14/06/2016
    Rachel 14/06/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Life changing"

    2 days in and my anxiety is already going away, a must have! thank you

    2 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Aphelion 09/06/2016
    Aphelion 09/06/2016
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    "honest, thorough and inspiring "

    Amazingly helpful so far. I'm looking forward to putting this method to practice some more.

    2 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    charlotte 29/05/2016
    charlotte 29/05/2016
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    "thank you barry."

    thank you. just when I wanted to give up. I heard your book.. xx
    thanks so much for giving me hope

    2 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 26/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "fantastic"

    Despite the successful technique described by this book to overcome anxiety,only listening to the book is very helpful in this matter. I can't find the words to thank the author.

    2 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Mohammad 13/05/2016
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    "Good help"

    Dare is one of the best book in the market for anxiety and panic I strongly recommend this book.

    2 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Stephen Sheldrake 31/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "A clear message with good guidance"

    I have listened to anxiety books before and have had CBT, I recently had a bad setback after going on holiday which threw me off guard and I was distraught, I thought I'd give DARE a go and it's really great. Similar messages as others but so good to hear the author writing from experience and some really key messages put across. Thank you, it's reassuring and I need to keep practicing, best wishes to everyone.

    1 of 10 people found this review helpful
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  • Mark
    12/05/16
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    "Not complete"

    Everything that was said in this book was right on the mark. He described the different anxieties we could be dealing with, but you didn't ever get the skills to resolve them. I was very surprised when I realized that was all there was. Up until that time I was totally into it.

    14 of 21 people found this review helpful
  • Robert Lench
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    "Was this supposed to help? Awful."
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    Sorry but i hated this. I WANTED to like this. I wanted it to help. But it really didn't. If you have ever read anything at all about anxiety then you will know exactly what is i this book. Sorry but hated it. Cliched nonsense. Waste of money

    10 of 17 people found this review helpful
  • Crystal Parker
    Everett, Wa
    24/01/17
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    "This May Have Saved My Life"

    I have been suffering with a panic disorder for four months and this was one of the many tools that has helped me tremendously. The material Barry covers has given me a very practical approach to healing my anxiety and getting my life back. I can not be grateful enough that I discovered this resource when I did. I was feeling totally exhausted and wondering if I could go on. Now I'm finding I can live my life again more and more each day/week. I am hopeful that I can recover 100% because of Barry's help. Thank you so much!!! I can't thank you enough.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kristine T.
    21/01/17
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    "One word. EXCELLENT."

    I'm so impressed with the methodoly of this book and think that one word says it all.
    Excellent!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Daphne Kirkwood
    North Carolina
    21/01/17
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    "Have pen and paper handy"

    This is one of those audio books that the author does an excellent job narrating his own book. I was captivated and intrigued by this approach to anxiety and worry. I would listen to this in my car and would have to pull over to take notes down. It is just that good. This book will be with forever now... it is top 3 of all time self help books. Highly recommend the audio version.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Alberto J. Perez
    18/01/17
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    "Anxiety awareness"
    What did you love best about Dare?

    It provided a comprehensive explanation of anxiety and how to deal and identify its symptoms.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Dare?

    The realization that I am in control.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, it got easier as the book progressed.


    Any additional comments?

    It provided basic tools to deal and eventually conquer anxiety.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anna
    21/05/16
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    "Freedom"

    This is the most thorough resource I have found. I have sought help through professional counseling and other anxiety programs. By far Barry McDonagh reveals in great detail what the root of anxiety is and how to treat it successfully. Many programs deal with the symptoms of anxiety but Barry reveals what the true cause is. I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone.

    5 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • Nate
    14/05/16
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    "great read, has changed my life and open my eyes "

    this was a great book it's opened my eyes to many new things in my life and it gives you the tools on how to deal with anxiety very good read I recommend it for everybody

    5 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • Ray Zalinsky
    Chicago, IL
    19/10/16
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    "Rehashed, but relevant"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Only if said friend hadn't read a single self-help book on the topic of anxiety. Otherwise, this book would be incredibly pointless.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The tips toward the end of the book; they outweigh everything said in the earlier portion of the book. I'd go so far as to say the DARE response itself is pointless when compared to them.


    Which character – as performed by Barry McDonagh – was your favorite?

    He played himself quite well, I'd imagine.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    General indifference throughout the majority of this spiel, with some intermittent depression about the dullness of the DARE response. The health tips, however, evened things out.


    Any additional comments?

    Chapter 15 brought this book up from 1-2 stars to 3, for me. Most of this book is a rehashed version of ACT / MBCT (and even admits to this), but the 'supercharge' tips redeemed itself somewhat.

    Buy this book, but skip to chapter 15, unless you know nothing about mindfulness / ACT / MBCT.

    3 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Mana Mama
    Hawaii
    02/05/16
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    "Reduce Anxiety and Recover Happiness"

    I purchased the audio book after having, yet another, panic attack. I was willing to try anything to get relief. Barry's suggestions are practical and effective. You will need to do your part and practice the techniques. I managed to get through another bought of anxiety with little resistance. Thank you Barry! There is hope!

    4 of 13 people found this review helpful

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