You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible.
Thank you George Costanza (Seinfeld). The basic premise is that you can meditate yourself into self hypnosis and change your life. Perhaps, but I am not convinced.
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This dramatic sequel to Jeff Shaara's best selling Rise to Rebellion continues his chronicle of the key characters of the American Revolution and animates some of the most compelling scenes in America's history: Washington's harrowing winter at Valley Forge, Benedict Arnold's tragic downfall, and the fiercely-fought battles at Trenton, Brandywine Creek, and Yorktown.
We like to think of our heros as the glorious statues dedicated to them. Strong, hard and forever set in stone. This book does that, but lets face it, the characters were real men and they all had feet of clay. This book is a characterisation of historical figures and it is nice to think of them as gods. Problem is this book skips actual facts to make a good story. Never the less, it is a good read and Grover Gardener does an excellent job at narrating it.
The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing audiobook makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve victory.
This book explains why Britain lost America and not the myth that Washington won the war. Don't get me wrong, Washington played his part and without him the experiment in the new republic would have come undone but the true story of the War of Independence is a story of logistics, lack of strategy, conflicting goals and international pressure. Unfortunately these don't make great TV series, but they do make great books and this is one of them. If you are a true student of this period, you must ready this book.
The Korean War was a 20th Century conflict that has never ended. South Korea, a powerhouse economy and dynamic democracy sits uneasily alongside North Korea, the world’s most secretive, belligerent, unpredictable and repressive totalitarian state. Today, tensions simmer and occasionally flare into outright violence on a peninsula dense with arms, munitions and nuclear warheads. Cameron Forbes, acclaimed author of Hellfire, tells the story of the war and Australia’s involvement in it in a riveting narrative.
Opinionated, badly performed especially when it comes to American accents and full of colloquialisms. To fill the book out, history from past to Iraq in the early 21st Century are used to create context. This book is a mess as was the war but this book should not be rated as history.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its original publication, here is a new translation of the classic story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Taking his family from Moscow to what he hopes will be shelter in the Ural Mountains, Zhivago finds himself instead embroiled in the battle between the Whites and the Reds. Set against this backdrop of cruelty and strife is Zhivago’s love for the tender and beautiful Lara.
Drags on a bit too much. I found the book boring in parts. John Lee narration is to blame for this although he is an excellent narrator.
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Few people had a more profound effect on Christianity in the 20th century than G. K. Chesterton. The Everlasting Man, written in response to an anti-Christian history of humans penned by H.G. Wells, is considered Chesterton’s masterpiece. In it, he explains Christ’s place in history, asserting that the Christian myth carries more weight than other mythologies for one simple reason—it is the truth.
Looking for support for the argument for why be a Christian and all I seem to get is the ramblings of so old dude. Possibly if this was a debate with possibly Richard Dawkins then it might have been worth listening to. You have to really believe G. K. Chesterton and then his ideas will reinforce your belief. A bit like preaching to the choir. Anybody on the fence I don't think will be convinced.
[Contains explicit content] Hear the story of what happened when the tech industry gave the world what it wanted: free porn. Lives were mangled. Fortunes were made. All for your pleasure. Follow writer and narrator Jon Ronson as he uncovers our web of desire.
The documentary style makes this book unique and interesting to listen to. Some of the stories are rather confronting but that is what I expected from this book. Technology is really changing the 'playing field' in this industry as it is in many fields. It isn't a case of working harder, doing some more tricks or reinventing the wheel, that boat has sailed. This is the aftermath of an industry destroyed by customers greed and double standards.
Discover the potent force of kaizen... and use it to easily, effortlessly achieve any goal or make any change you want to!We've been programmed to believe that change is a "battle" - something hard fought and hard won, something that demands struggle and sacrifice. But as anyone who uses the technique known as kaizen can tell you, nothing could be further from the truth. With kaizen, it's effortless, simple, and inevitable to change your life.
It isn't rocket science however it isn't 'one bight at a time' concept either. This book is poorly produced and could have been better with some cleaver editing but the concepts are sound and worth listening to. If you can put them into your life, you will see a change. Well worth the listen to.
The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the state's most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance.
What would you do? For all our sofisication and technology, are we just basic animals?
This book is well done, both written and narrated. I saw the movie on TV back in the 70s and only could remember fragments. This book takes you into the soul, the thinking and feeling of one of the characters as he has to rise to the need to survive by killing. It also looks at the aftermath and makes you think, could you do it?
Timid, socially awkward, and plagued by self-esteem issues, Fred has never been the adventurous sort. One fateful night - different from the night he died, which was more inconvenient than fateful - Fred reconnects with an old friend at his high school reunion. This rekindled relationship sets off a chain of events thrusting him right into the chaos of the parahuman world.
Has about three stories and if you like this vampire stuff, then watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I found this book rather dull.