What are the best books on performance anxiety? In this list of recommendations, you will find useful books for dealing with performance anxiety – for children and adults. Read on and get started with the best self-help books for resolving performance anxiety.

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For anyone who would like to know more about what performance anxiety actually is and how to deal with it, we have compiled an overview of the best books about performance anxiety. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Performance Anxiety of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About Performance AnxietyAuthor
Dare to Be SeenElisa Di Napoli
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made SimpleSeth J. Gillihan
How to Stop OverthinkingSilvia Watson, Laurance Rosemberg
Anxiety Disorder SolutionsS. E. Charles
Mind Over Muscle Mental Training Workbook for AthletesNikala Smith
One Base at a Time: How I Survived PTSD and Found My Field of DreamsDavid R. Mellor
Mental Toughness in Golf – 9 of 10 Performing Under PressureProfessor Aidan Moran
The 10 Best Mental Toughness ExercisesSammy Franco
The Football Psychology WorkbookDanny Uribe M.A.S.E.P.
The Anxiety Management ManualRenée Mill

The updated top 10 list: the best books about performance anxiety

Performance Anxiety Strategies: A Musician’s Guide to Managing Stage Fright

When musicians take the stage, they are the immediate point of attention, and this can be the cause for mild or extreme anxiety. The writers of this book have now come up with a clear plan on how to deal with performance anxiety. It’s not just tips and tricks, but based on research. It also includes activities.

Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your Performance

If you have suffered from anxiety once, you will probably find that stepping over the threshold becomes more and more difficult. Use the tools in ‘Conquer Anxiety’ to break the cycle and start working on a better performance from now on.

Performance Anxiety: Overcoming Your Fear in the Workplace, Social Situations, Interpersonal Communications, the Performing Arts

Anxiety can play a big role in different situations. One person mainly feels it in the workplace, while someone else notices the effect of anxiety on every level of his life. When this bothers you, work on overcoming your fears with the help of this book.

This is Your Brain on Sports: Beating Blocks, Slumps and Performance Anxiety for Good!

Athletes, coaches, parents of athletes: we think you should all read this book by Alan S. Goldberg. He explains how the mind and memories can influence achievements in sports. Unlocking your potential starts with unlocking the brain and letting go of previous experiences. Don’t let your brain hold you back any longer.

Butterflies in Formation: A Practical Approach to Managing Performance Anxiety

If you have anxiety when speaking in public, then we think this book is an excellent choice for you. It shares techniques on how to overcome fear of speaking in public. Teach yourself the new skills and notice the effect by the response of your audience.

REWIRE YOUR BRAIN: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE HABITS TO DECLUTTER YOUR MIND AND OVERCOME NEGATIVITY. Accelerate your learning by the use of neuroscience of fear to end anxiety and panic.

We find that this book is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to let go of negativity and start looking on the positive side of life. Rewiring your brain is the first step.

Dare to Be Seen : From Stage Fright to Stage Presence: Ten Easy Steps to Turn your Performance Anxiety into Authentic Power with Transformational Hypnotherapy

Elisa di Napoli uses clinical hypnotherapy to cure people from stage fright. This book tells you all about the 10 steps you can take to improve your performance and be more authentic than ever.

Fight Your Fear and Win: Seven Skills for Performing Your Best Under Pressure–At Work, In Sports, On Stage

Anxiety can manifest at any time in your life, and when it does, you want to do something about it immediately. This is even more the case when you feel the anxiety at work. Don Greene tells you what seven essential skills will make a world of difference and result in performing well.

The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness

Gerald Klickstein is an expert in musical performances, and together with the latest research, he has written this book on how to work towards a certain goal, perform well, and then feel good about your performance.

Performance Success: Performing Your Best Under Pressure (Theatre Arts)

This book also focuses on musicians, and it teaches you how to keep your energy when dealing with the pressure of performing. Don Greene has a few exercises for you that will help to perform better, and the skills mentioned in this book will speak for themselves.

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