I highly recommend the following books to kickstart your journey in overcoming your anxiety. Also consider the additional tools ad they will speed up your recovery.

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Favourite Books


hope and help for your nerves - Dr claire weekes

This is one of the oldest books on Anxiety, by Dr Claire Weekes. More than 300.000 copies have been sold and it became an international bestseller. Dr Weekes explains what anxiety is and what you should do when anxiety and panic strike. Her words helped thousands of people heal themselves from anxiety.


anxiety, panicking about panic - joshua fletcher

This was the first book I read on the topic of anxiety and I can tell you that I learned a lot! Joshua is a well known anxiety therapist and in his first book, he gives you the wisdom you need to supercharge your recovery from anxiety.

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dare - barry mcdonnagh

The DARE Response is a classic book about anxiety that should definitely be on your list. In this book Barry gives you a new framework to respond to anxious feelings, because in your response lies your healing. Dare gives you the right response. 


soar - captain tom bunn

If you believe that this book is “just” for overcoming your fear of flying, then you’re wrong. In SOAR, ex-pilot Captain Bunn teaches you how to overcome anxiety when flying and in other situations where leaving is difficult. It’s a must-read for anyone who wants to overcome their anxiety.


untangle your anxiety - joshua fletcher

This book is written by Joshua Fletcher and Dean Stott from DLC Anxiety. In this book they explain how anxiety works and hand you practical tools to break free from anxiety and panic. It’s simple, practical and easy to read.


rewire your anxious brain - catherine m. pittman

Are you someone who wants to dig a little deeper on the topic? Then this book is written for you! In this theoretical book, Catherine Pittman explains how anxiety works on a “brain level” and how you can best take control of your anxious mind. It’s a must-read for people who want to learn the A-Z about anxiety.


don't feed the monkey mind - jennifer shannon

Do you find your anxiety hard to understand? This book will solve that once and for all. In don’t feed the monkey mind, author Jennifer Shannon explains how anxiety is like a monkey. In the book you get practical tools to stop feeding the monkey (anxious mind) and reclaim back your freedom in life. 


the Mountain is you - brianna wiest

What if the obstacles in your life turn out to be your greatest teachers? What if the obstacle in your life, wasn’t life itself… but you? In this stunning book, Brianna Wiest explains how to turn problems into gifts. It’s a must-read for wanting a different outlook on life and your current obstacles. 

Favourite TOOLS

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Sursip Water Bottle

Did you know that not drinking enough water is a major cause of anxiety? Well, that is no longer a problem when you buy the Sursip Water Bottle. This bottle reminds you when to drink, because of the time markers on the side.

You have to finish one bottle in the morning, and the second one in the afternoon. This way you’ll make sure you are well hydrated and reduce your anxiety.

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Nutribullet Blender

A clean diet is important to supercharge your recovery from anxiety. With the Nutribullet you take control of your diet, by making healthy smoothies. I cannot stress enough how this tool changed my life. Every morning I make a healthy smoothie to give my body the right nutrients. And the result? More energy, less mental fog and reduced feelings of anxiety.

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Inner Balance trainer

The Inner Balance sensor and app teach you how to shift from stress and frustration to balance and calmness with real-time feedback, based on your own heart rhythm. By meditation twice a day you learn how to live in a coherent state, which results in less anxiety and fear during the day.

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Calm meditation app

With the Calm meditation app you have hundreds of meditations in your pocket. From relaxing sounds to guided meditations: Calm has it all. I highly recommend it to anyone who deals with anxiety.

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