The Art Of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work And What To Do Instead by Kristen Ulmer

The Art Of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work And What To Do Instead

byKristen Ulmer

Hardcover | June 13, 2017

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A revolutionary guide to acknowledging fear and developing the tools we need to build a healthy relationship with this confusing emotionand use it as a positive force in our lives.

We all feel fear. Yet we are often taught to ignore it, overcome it, push past it. But to what benefit?  This is the essential question that guides Kristen Ulmer’s remarkable exploration of our most misunderstood emotion in The Art of Fear.

Once recognized as the best extreme skier in the world (an honor she held for twelve years), Ulmer knows fear well. In this conversation-changing book, she argues that fear is not here to cause us problems—and that in fact, the only true issue we face with fear is our misguided reaction to it (not the fear itself).

Rebuilding our experience with fear from the ground up, Ulmer starts by exploring why we’ve come to view it as a negative. From here, she unpacks fear and shows it to be just one of 10,000 voices that make up our reality, here to help us come alive alongside joy, love, and gratitude. Introducing a mindfulness tool called “Shift,” Ulmer teaches readers how to experience fear in a simpler, more authentic way, transforming our relationship with this emotion from that of a draining battle into one that’s in line with our true nature.

Influenced by Ulmer’s own complicated relationship with fear and her over 15 years as a mindset facilitator, The Art of Fear will reconstruct the way we react to and experience fear—empowering us to easily and permanently address the underlying cause of our fear-based problems, and setting us on course to live a happier, more expansive future.

About The Author

Kristen Ulmer is a Mindset facilitator. A former skier for the US Mogul team, she was recognized as the best big mountain/extreme skier in the world for twelve years. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Outside Magazine, Ski, Skiing, and many other publications. She lives in Salt La...

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Title:The Art Of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work And What To Do InsteadFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.05 inPublished:June 13, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006242341X

ISBN - 13:9780062423412

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“Ulmer unpacks this misunderstood emotion and lays out strategies for experiencing fear in an empowering way.”