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Charleston, SC, United States | Member Since 2009

  • 2 reviews
  • 7 ratings
  • 158 titles in library
  • 14 purchased in 2015

  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Brené Brown
    • Narrated By Lauren Fortgang
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?

    A. Yoshida says: "Feel good therapy session"
    "Really powerful"
    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Gifts of Imperfection?

    I really enjoyed the authors humor throughout.

    Which character – as performed by Lauren Fortgang – was your favorite?

    I have heard the author's talk on TED (highly recommended) so I have heard her speak and really enjoy her speaking style. She has a snappy, dry wit that would have been most enjoyable to listen to. But the reader's voice is pleasant.

    Any additional comments?

    This book came along at a perfect time for me. I have been accompanied by shame my entire life, this book showed me how to process shame and negativity instead of carrying them around with me. It not only discussed the topic but showed me new ways to move forward. I can truly say I am and my relationships are better for having listened to this book and I will listen over and over.

    P.S. To the reviewers point about the book dealing too heavily with children and family issues. I do not have children and found it perfectly enjoyable and was able to extrapolate the point the author was trying to make. It is not a book on or about family. It's about how we choose to live our lives. The author has children and that is the paradigm she speaks from. It by no means diminishes the meaning for those of us without.

    55 of 56 people found this review helpful
  • Meditations for Manifesting: Morning and Evening Meditations to Literally Create Your Heart's Desire

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr)
    • By Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
    • Narrated By Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

    Make no mistake about it, you can manifest anything you want in life when you connect with the abundance in the Universe, and on this one-of-a-kind audiobook, best-selling author and speaker Dr. Wayne W. Dyer shows you how to do just that! This best-selling audiobook includes the powerful Japa meditation.

    Kathryn says: "Glad I got it on sale!"
    "Amazing guided meditations"

    I would like to know more behind the reasons why it works, but I've seen amazing changes in my life, relationships, inner dialog, creativity and more using the methods here. Highly recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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