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SmartSysta

Fort Mohave, AZ | Member Since 2006

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  • 9 Things You Simply Must Do: To Succeed in Love and Life

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Henry Cloud
    • Narrated By Henry Cloud
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (90)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (53)

    Ever wonder why some people always seem to get what they want out of life while others don't? In 9 Things You Simply Must Do, Dr. Henry Cloud helps you connect the dots and respond to situations in the same manner as successful people. The secrets presented here are so simple and easy that they are often overlooked. Apply these nine practical strategies and enjoy the success they're sure to bring into your life.

    SmartSysta says: "Very insightful."
    "Very insightful."
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    This book was a requirement for one of my graduate courses. I decided to get the audio book because I tend to comprehend this format better than simply reading text.

    I must say this book is very insightful. The author is the narrator, and he has a great voice. It isn't dull, nor is it annoying. He also reads at a pace that you can understand. Plus the author makes you feel as if he is speaking directly to you.

    I really identified with several of the steps, but there were one or two that had a huge impact. One of them were "Act like an Ant." Yes, it sounds funny, but when you get to this section, you will surely see why it may be life changing.

    I have the hard copy of this book, and have referred to it often. This is not just a boring book about the bible, although there are a lot of references to parts of it. The minor references are not offensive, and is suitable for everyone. Get this audio book if you're looking for a change in your life.

    Enjoy!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Karen Kingston
    • Narrated By Karen Kingston
    Overall
    (96)
    Performance
    (83)
    Story
    (82)

    Clutter clearing can radically transform your life. Drawing on her wealth of experience as a feng shui, space clearing and clutter clearing consultant, Karen Kingston explains how clutter is stuck energy with far-reaching physical, mental, emotional and spiritual effects. This audio book will motivate you to clutter clear as never before, once you realise just how much your junk has been holding you back! This audio book edition contains all the latest updates and revisions, including two essential new chapters.

    John Steele says: "I love this book!"
    "I can't get enough!"
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    Where does Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I have been listening to this audiobook over and over since I purchased it a month ago in March. It is now April, and I continue to listen to parts of it on a daily basis. Every time I listen, I learn something new. Therefore, I would rank it as one of my top audiobooks.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It is very thorough and covers several areas of a persons life besides just house clutter. For instance, the author touch base on finances, health, and even communications.


    What about Karen Kingston’s performance did you like?

    The author also narrated the audiobook. The narration was nice, but very frustrating at times because of the accent. In addition, some of the words are pronounced differently which makes it difficult to understand the message at times. For instance, common words like garage and reinvent were pronounced like "gear rage", and "rye invite".


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Yes, when the author spoke about health, it was especially touching. I have been battling an illness for quite some time and this audiobook opened my eyes to where the problems may be.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Beauty Detox Solution: Eat Your Way to Radiant Skin, Renewed Energy, and the Body You've Always Wanted

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Kimberly Snyder
    • Narrated By Kimberly Snyder
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (40)
    Story
    (39)

    Nutritionist and beauty expert Kimberly Snyder helps dozens of A-list celebrities get red carpet ready - and now you're getting the star treatment. Kim used to struggle with coarse hair, breakouts and stubborn belly fat, until she traveled the world, learning age-old beauty secrets. She discovered that what you eat is the ultimate beauty product, and she's developed a powerful program that rids the body of toxins so you can look and feel your very best.

    jessica says: "Great Content, Needs Different Narrator in Future"
    "This information works!"
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    What did you love best about The Beauty Detox Solution?

    The Glowing Green Smoothie benefits. I wanted to know exactly what this recipe could do for some of my ailments, and this book delivered as promised. This woman knows what she is talking about, and you can tell that she has done her research. It is all the matter of putting her suggestions into practice. I was skeptical at first, but as I continued to listen, her words just began to make sense.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This story can be listened to in any order, and you will still learn from it. I often go back to chapter 3 just to learn information that I may have missed. This is an excellent story for those who are battling diseases, conditions, symptoms, weight, and ailments of all kinds.


    Which character – as performed by Kimberly Snyder – was your favorite?

    Unfortunately, I did not like the narrator, Kimberly Snyder's voice. She sounded like she was stuffed up, and it was a little bit whiny as well. I eventually got used to it because I keep listening to her book repeatedly, but her voice will throw you off a little.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I guess my extreme reaction was to purchase the book version as well. The recipes she mentions are excellent, and there is a lot of information in the book that is not included in the audiobook.

    Another reaction for me was the results that I'm seeing. For the past two weeks I have been making the "Glowing Green Smoothie". I already owned a Vita-mix so the blending was a snap. My blood pressure is high and I'm on medication for it. On a good day, I would average 139/100. Since drinking the smoothie, my blood pressure has been lowered to 113/75. This is excellent! I want to keep going this way because I don't want to develop additional heart conditions.

    I also noticed that it lowered my blood sugar levels as well. I went from 140+ to 97. I check my blood glucose regularly with my Accu-Chek, because I am diabetic. I'm astonished by these numbers.


    Any additional comments?

    If your goal is to improve your health, then this book is a MUST!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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