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  • Harness Fear and Live Without Limits
  • By: Ant Middleton
  • Narrated by: Ant Middleton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (679 ratings)

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The Fear Bubble

By: Ant Middleton
Narrated by: Ant Middleton
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Publisher's Summary

The brilliant, inspirational next book by the author of the incredible number one best seller First Man In.

Without fear, there's no challenge. Without challenge, there's no growth. Without growth, there's no life.

Ant Middleton is no stranger to fear: as a point man in the Special Forces, he confronted fear on a daily basis, never knowing what lay behind the next corner or the next closed door. In prison, he was thrust into the unknown, cut off from friends and family, isolated with thoughts of failure and dread for his future. And at the top of Everest, in desperate, life-threatening conditions, he was forced to face up to his greatest fear, of leaving his children and wife without a father and husband.

But fear is not his enemy. It is the energy that propels him. Thanks to the revolutionary concept of the 'Fear Bubble', Ant has learned to harness the power of fear and understands the positive force that it can become. Fear gives Ant his edge, allowing him to seek out life's challenges, whether that is at home, pushing himself every day to be the best father he can be, or stuck in the death zone on top of the world in a 90mph blizzard.

In his groundbreaking new book, Ant Middleton thrillingly retells the story of his death-defying climb of Everest and reveals the concept of the 'Fear Bubble', showing how it can be used in our lives to help us break through our limits. Powerful, unflinching and an inspirational call to action, The Fear Bubble is essential listening for anyone who wants to push themselves further, harness their fears and conquer their own personal Everests.

©2019 Ant Middleton (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"[A] thumping best seller...searingly honest." (Sunday Times)

"Superb, fist-biting fun." (GQ)

"Visceral.... Inspirational reading." (Daily Mail)

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Inspirational

This is the kind of book I would happily give my children to read. Not only inspirational for them but for their mother. This book has given me the insight and motivation to challenge myself as I grow older. Now in my 60s life is setting up new challenges for me and it is so easy to be lazy. I don’t want my world to shrink and this book has opened my eyes to this. Thank you Ant Middleton.

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Couldn’t recommend this more!

Fear holds us back from achieving what we are truly capable of, Ant’s method of containing fear within a bubble is incredible. It allows you to stop stressing the little things and be focused when in the bubble. This book is life changing!

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Popping my own fear bubble

This book struck me on many levels. I listened to it whilst laying in hospital recovering from a 4th cancer surgery since being diagnosed in July 2020. My recovery and future surgeries will be placed into bubbles and popped one at a time.
I’d recommend this book to anyone going through a person struggle no matter how big or small.

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Re-hashed stories

I like Ant's work, but having listened to a few....he re-hashes the same stories from a different angle. They sometimes get stuck...

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brilliant

amazing, inspiration a must read, now time to put in to practice what was taught

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love your work

been listening to Ant for months and makes me reflect on my military training. keeping it real and using his books as someone to talk to iny head.

keep it up mate

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Brilliant!

After watching Ant briefly yelling at people on SAS Australia I was so wrong about him being a loudmouth boofhead. In fact he is a very caring and determined person and I think this book is by far his best. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to grow some balls and move forward with courage in their lives. Absolutely brilliant! Thanks Ant! x

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Definitely something that will change your thought patterns

Fantastic read and definitely worth listening to his advice. Very thought provoking and does breakdown what most of us do fear and how to eliminate that fear

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Fantastic insightful book.

I lloved it. It had me engaged the whole time. I would definitely recommend to teens and above.

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ROARING Summit of a book

FRacKing BRILLIANT summit of a book for life!

Thank you Ant for the teachings and for a dictionary’s interpretation on life.

A must read!!! A+++

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