Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell II is primarily focused on the results of an enormous survey of diet and mortality that T. Colin Campbell conducted in 65 Chinese counties.This companion to The China Study includes: overview of the book; important people; key takeaways; analysis of key takeaways; and much more!
"Worth a listen"
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself chronicles the spiritual journey an individual can take to explore consciousness, achieve enlightenment, and enjoy a happier and more fulfilled life. Listeners are encouraged to delve into the relationships they have formed with themselves, others, and the world around them. This companion to The Untethered Soul includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and more much more!
"This is not the book. Very good though!"
The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success is a self-help book by the publisher of SUCCESS magazine, Darren Hardy. It describes how small attitude and behavior adjustments, when applied with consistency, can result in significant life changes....
"Good for a beginner"
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari is a multifaceted review and analysis of the current understanding of human evolution and the forces behind major historical developments. This companion to Sapiens includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
"Decent review but I should have bought the book."
This Eureka Book of What to Expect When You're Expecting includes: an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analyses of key takeaways, and much more!
"Thought this was the actual book. DO NOT BUY!!!"
Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie, is a self-help book that explains codependency and how to overcome it. Originally published in 1986, it was written before codependency was fully acknowledged in the mental health profession....
Gary Taubes' Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It addresses the main culprit responsible for people putting on too much weight: carbohydrate consumption. It also suggests the way to slim down, which is to simply stop eating carbohydrates....
"To the point"
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a self-help-style book about identifying one's strengths and weaknesses in various areas of emotional intelligence and providing tools for improving emotional intelligence skills. It's an expansion on the 2004 book The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book and is based on the authors' online Emotional Intelligence Appraisal....
"Not worth a credit"
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle is a nonfiction book about individual spiritual enlightenment and how this can positively affect humankind. To further evolve, humanity must now shift away from ego-based identification, with its excessive attachments to the material world, emotional pain, and endless thoughts, and toward a way of existence or "being" that recognizes the presence of a unified, divine spirit in everyone.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, written by psychology researcher Carol S. Dweck, PhD, uncovers the differences between two core mind-sets: the fixed mind-set and the growth mind-set. Through analysis of research and real-life accounts, Dweck examines the two mind-sets and discusses why one, the growth mind-set, tends to lead to a more successful and fulfilling life. This companion to Mindset includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
"Good reviews of Mindset, a book, not outstanding."
The Millionaire Next Door is a book about US millionaires, including a discussion on how they got to be millionaires. The key finding that surprised the authors is that the majority of millionaires do not stand out. They live in modest homes in average neighborhoods, run blue-collar businesses, and do not spend money on flashy cars, watches, or jewelry. In fact, most of their neighbors have no idea they are millionaires....
Inspired after binge watching Downton Abbey, a British television show about the relationship between a titled family and their servants, journalist Kate Andersen Brower decided to take a close look at the upstairs-downstairs dynamic of America's grandest home, the White House, in her book, The Residence.
StrengthsFinder 2.0 is a book by author, researcher, and speaker Tom Rath. The book is a guide that helps listeners identify their natural talents so that they might develop their strengths in order to do their best each day. This companion to StrengthsFinder 2.0 includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
The Purpose Driven Life is a guide to spiritual development according to evangelical Christian values and teachings. The Bible instructs Christians to think of the world as a temporary situation and prepare for eternal life in heaven. Humanity was made in God's image to share his love.
"Not what I expected in length"
H is for Hawk is a memoir by Helen Macdonald. Macdonald had a lifelong fascination with birds of prey, especially falcons. The goshawk, a large, wild bird of prey, is well-known to bird enthusiasts as being the hardest to train. The audiobook summary tells of her efforts to train the bird and process her grief over the loss of her father. This companion to H is for Hawk includes a summary of the book, character analysis, a discussion on themes, and much more.
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn explores the theory and practice of mindfulness meditation and demonstrates how it can be applied to anyone's daily life. This overview offers details on introductory and advanced techniques in mindfulness meditation....
Guns, Germs, & Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond won the Pulitzer Prize for the first edition, which was published in 1997. Over 13,000 years of human history are explored in order to explain why societies around the world evolved differently from each other and how those differences led to the conquest of particular groups at the hands of others. This companion to Guns, Germs, & Steelincludes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey is a book about how to go from being debt ridden to financially secure....
How Children Succeed by Paul Tough is a journalistic review of the most recent research connecting success in adulthood with character development in childhood and the programs that use character to motivate and teach low-performing children to become high achievers.
David Brooks' The Road to Character examines how cultural and personal morals have altered over the last century, creating a world where virtues that were once considered poor character are now revered. This companion to The Road to Character includes an overview of the book, important characters, key takeaways and analyses of those key takeaways, and much more.