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Backpacker Magazine – September 2008

Never Fear: The Fix

Conquer any fear with this DIY guide to applying a proven treatment plan called cognitive- behavioral therapy. Think of it as training for the mind.

by: Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

Photo illustration by Stephen Beneski
Photo illustration by Stephen Beneski

Follow Up

Beating fear is like losing weight: To keep up the progress, you can’t go back to your old habits. Continue to expose yourself to the situations that once scared you—whether that means an annual trip to Glacier or just keeping a grizzly photo taped to your fridge.



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