Discovery, understanding, life changing
The most memorable moment during the book was when I was finally able to make a connection between my cravings for certain foods and my emotional state. I discovered what I had been lacking emotionally and how this was a factor in my overeating.
I have not listened to any Marianne Williamson's performances before this one.
Yes, I love Marianne, just not this book.
Good information based on common sense, human psychology, conditioning, behaviors and subconscious thoughts and beliefs, but it was really not strong on the ACIM principles. But then it would be hard to write a book about Weight Loss from A Course perspective as the Course will tell you that your body is an illusion. If your body isn't real, then neither is your fat, end of story....LOL...Only a serious course student could appreciate that. Obviously Marianne neeed her book to have more appeal to the masses.
I feel like Marianne wanted to appeal to the mainstream and it was a bit of a fail. If you have never read or studied ACIM you may like this audio better, but don't be mislead to think it is based much on ACIM at all.
I prefer audio because i tend to fall asleep alot while reading but with the audio I can plug it in while i am working out and it is fabulous.
I like Mariannes way of relating to people, she really speaks to us not AT us.
This approach to weight loss seems narrow sighted and oversimplified. It also has significant religious overtones... not that that is bad, I just think the reader should be fore-warned about the approach the author takes. As a physician I am sure some of my patients would find the book useful, but many have issues far beyond the narrow scope taken by the author.
I'm an atheist so I was very disappointed to discover that this is a very spiritual book relying heavily on faith to help you succeed. Pooh.
This audiobook was a real disappointment. It borders on sexist and male-bashing. The author has written better books than this one.
This was such a waste of my credit. I felt mislead by the title and synopsis. I felt like I was back at catholic school being told to just pray about it. Simply misleading and exclusive towards people of non-Christian backgrounds.
I should have realized, having heard a Marianne Williamson speech previously, that this would have strongly religious overtones. If you are comfortable with a more :"born again" type theology, this is for you. It was simply too preachy. "Women, Food and God" was much less preachy and seemed more substantial.