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Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits | [Wayne W. Dyer]

Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits

In Excuses Begone! Dr. Wayne W. Dyer reveals how to change lifelong, self-defeating thinking patterns that prevent you from living at the highest levels of success, happiness, and health. You may know what to think but find it terribly difficult to change thinking habits that have been with you since childhood. This business of changing habituated thinking patterns is really the business of eliminating the same old tired excuses.
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In Excuses Begone! Dr. Wayne W. Dyer reveals how to change lifelong, self-defeating thinking patterns that prevent you from living at the highest levels of success, happiness, and health. You may know what to think but find it terribly difficult to change thinking habits that have been with you since childhood.

This business of changing habituated thinking patterns is really the business of eliminating the same old tired excuses. People are forever using excuses and defending those excuse patterns as if they were actually true. But there are no excuses worth defending ever, even if they've always been part of your life.

This audiobook represents Wayne's effort to help anyone whose self-defeating thoughts are persistently present to learn how to discard those old thinking habits - and discover the infinite possibilities of life!

©2009 Hay House, Inc.; (P)2009 Hay House, Inc.

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    Joel Helena, AL, USA 10-23-09
    Joel Helena, AL, USA 10-23-09
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    "Life changing book"

    I am a big fan of Dr. Dyer's work. I bought this book with the idea that it may help me get off the couch and get things done. Instead, it has changed my whole outlook on my life and my priorities. It is such a deeply, thought provoking and uplifting work, I also bought the hardback version to keep and reread. Dr. Dyer has such a way with conveying deep concepts in a natural, calming and reassuring voice, that it is hard to stop listening to him. You owe it to yourself to listen to this book!

    24 of 24 people found this review helpful
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    Saul 06-25-10
    Saul 06-25-10
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    "Wayne delivers again!"

    Great Book for proscratinators. Wayne delivers a powerful message in his traditional motivational style!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Pearce Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 11-21-09
    Pearce Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 11-21-09
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    "A Well Done Work"

    Wayne Dyer's Excuses Begone offers a way to improve your life as well as those of the people you know and meet. So often authors write many words without an actual method to follow. Dyer offers a method to make change for the good happen in your life. He lays it out clearly. An example, "if you have the choice, be kind, rather than right". Overall this work is a very enjoyable mix of spiritualism and rational realism that can be applied immediately. It is well worth several listens.

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Jesse 11-17-09
    Jesse 11-17-09
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    "Excellent book"

    I thought this was an excellent book, but I do have one complaint: I thought Dyer read too fast at times. I wanted to relax, listen, and take his words in, but there were many passages where he read so fast I felt tense trying to catch everything he was saying.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Body Balance Bloomington, MN, USA 08-06-09
    Body Balance Bloomington, MN, USA 08-06-09
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    "Another Amazing Book from Wayne Dyer"

    This book gives you complete clarity on the roadblocks and excuses that are preventing you from living your best life. It is understandable, simplistic (though backed by impressive research) and most of all practical. Dr. Dyer gives REALISTIC approaches to eliminating roadblocks (excuses) in one's life. I highly recommend this book, if one approach can help you or make you think differently, it has paid for itself ten fold. He is also amazing to see in person if you ever get the chance. Bravo Hay House for continuing to provide the world with books authored by intelligent, thought provoking people. And no, I do not represent Hay House or any of it's affiliates, the book is just that good.

    36 of 39 people found this review helpful
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    Ken Bear River East, Nova Scotia, Canada 02-06-10
    Ken Bear River East, Nova Scotia, Canada 02-06-10
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    "Life changing"

    I believe this book will change my life forever. It certainly has motivated me to follow the instructions in the book. I had read the hard covered book and purchased the audio book for continued listening while in my car or office. My clients,my family and my friends are benefiting from my reading this book. I truley feel This book can change your life for the better,if you let it.I believe in this book so much that I have bought one for my Daughter and one for my brother. I dare say I will be sending more as I discover people in need of EXCUSES BEGONE.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Terry Normal, IL, USA 10-07-09
    Terry Normal, IL, USA 10-07-09 Member Since 2013
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    "A valuable purchase and addition to my life..."

    The title says it, and the content backs it up. If you have read Dr. Dyer's other books, this one gives the maturity you would expect from a man of his experience and wisdom. He is very good at getting out the bad in your life (and head) and clearing out space for the good to come in. I highly recommend this book to anyone that wants to make positive changes in their life.

    I gave it four stars because I am not a fan of his reading, and I think another reader of the audio could have made this even better.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Martin Cork, Ireland 02-01-10
    Martin Cork, Ireland 02-01-10 Member Since 2010
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    "Audobook begone!"

    In the interests of full disclosure, I should say I am a fan of self-help books and disposed to be positive about them. Unfortunately, I gave up on this one, despite willing myself to finish it. It was frustrating too because I felt some of the core ideas were sound. However, the invocation of, for me, bogus science to back up the ideas became gradually more and more intrusive. I don't think there is any need to postulate mysterious and vague forces and fields which, despite the impression given by the author, have certainly not become an accepted part of established peer reviewed science. This seems to be a growing trend in books of this type - "The Secret" has a lot to answer for. If you liked that book, then no doubt this one will work for you as well. If not, I would steer clear.

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    Leo Bower Hickory, NC, US 02-21-10
    Leo Bower Hickory, NC, US 02-21-10 Member Since 2011
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    "Excuses Begone"

    Awesome Book!! Practical insights to live a high conscious life, I am a hugh fan of Dr Dyer I have found alot of profound, and helpful teaching is his work, but I feel this book is his best work.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    steve kearny, NJ, United States 12-02-10
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    "Good advice"

    This is a good book with some really good advice that definitely helped make me a better person and I really found many of the tips very helpful but the many God references were extremely annoying and certainly hurt in my overall liking of this book.

    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
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