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Facing Your Fears

A Navy SEAL's Guide to Coping With Fear and Anxiety

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book

Wisdom and Inspiration to Help You Overcome Your Doubts from a New York Times Bestselling Author

A former Navy SEAL and current motivational speaker, Don Mann specializes in helping others achieve success in every aspect of life—personal and professional—by using techniques employed by Navy SEALs. In Facing Your Fears, Mann zeroes in on finding ways to cope with the fear and anxieties readers face in their lives, no matter what they may be. This volume includes three subsections dedicated to helping the reader cope with his or her doubts and worries:

  • Identifying Your Fears
  • Embracing the Fear
  • Letting Go of the Fear
Featuring practical advice, inspirational quotes, engaging stories, and interesting anecdotes, Facing Your Fears will give readers the tools they need to triumph in the face of adversity.

About The Authors

Don Mann’s impressive military resume includes being a decorated combat veteran; corpsman; SEAL special operations technician; jungle survival, desert survival, and arctic survival instructor; small arms weapons, foreign weapons, armed and unarmed defense tactics, and advanced hand-to-hand combat instructor; and Survival, Evade, Resistance, and Escape instructor, in addition to other credentials. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Kraig Becker is a freelance writer who specializes in adventure travel, extreme outdoor sports, and gear. His work has appeared in Digital Trends, Muck Rack, Popular Mechanics, and dozens of other magazines and websites. Becker lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (March 17, 2020)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510745742

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Raves and Reviews

"I’ve competed with world-class athletes and a handful of Navy SEALs, a group of insanely gifted and driven individuals, but Don Mann is more than a SEAL with an illustrious military background. The way through which he approaches life and inspires people in sports, business, and in all walks of life, is quite remarkable." — Mike Kloser, 4x World Champion Adventure Racer & World Mountain Bike Champion

"I have known and trained with Don Mann since 2005. As a doctor, prior Navy, and a professional strength coach, I can honestly say I’ve learned my most important life skills for overcoming adversity from Don and his combat mindset/no boundaries training. It helped me to be a better business owner, doctor, husband, and man." — Dr. Stephen M. Erle, President, Integrative Regional Medical Center

"Every leader who’s ever set “stretch” goals for their team or themselves knows the first obstacle they have to overcome: self-doubt that the “unattainable” goal is really that. But Don Mann’s life is example after example that the right mindset, and the right focus on achieving micro goals to get to macro one, can make the impossible real, again and again." — Vincent Valvo, CEO, American Business Media
"Let's face it. We all have fear. But what do we do about it? Let it control us or us learn to control it? In Don's latest Facing Your Fears, he offers just that—a methodology to identifying your fears, taking ownership of them, and then overcoming them. And with Don's background in the SEALs, ultra-racing, mountain climbing, and other adventures, he is someone we should listen to on the subject. Without realizing it, I have used his recommended approach of gradual immersion therapy along with setting micro and macro goals all my life and have seen the results.

If you regularly push yourself outside your comfort zone, the material in this book is a great reference to have in the back of your mind. “

—Allen Wooten, Elite Obstacle Course Competitor and Triathlete


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