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  • Give Yourself the Gift of Done
  • By: Jon Acuff
  • Narrated by: Jon Acuff
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
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Acuff knows the reason why many writers' novels go unfinished - it's the same reason why gyms are filled in the first week of January and empty by the end of the month and why people stop learning a new language once they get past the easy parts. It's not just that people lose momentum or get distracted. People give up on projects when they fail to live up to their own high expectations and decide that if they can't do something perfectly, they won't do it at all. If you're going to finish, you have to kill perfectionism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do yourself a favor and read this book

  • By Anonymous User on 10-10-17

Finish it!

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Reviewed: 08-28-18

Perfectionist? Afraid of failure? Afraid of success? Finish projects sitting around waiting for your attention? Procrastination? This is a great book for those of us who are perfectionistic and good at procrastinating. Great tips and online workbook.

  • Let Your Mind Run

  • A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory
  • By: Deena Kastor, Michelle Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Deena Kastor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
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    5 out of 5 stars 592
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    5 out of 5 stars 584

Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college, when her competitive method - run as hard as possible, for fear of losing - fostered a frustration and negativity and brought her to the brink of burnout. On the verge of quitting, she took a chance and moved to the high altitudes of Alamosa, Colorado, where legendary coach Joe Vigil had started the first professional distance-running team. There she encountered the idea that would transform her running career: the notion that changing her thinking - shaping her mind to be more encouraging, kind, and resilient - could make her faster than she’d ever imagined possible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By steve finkelstein on 05-19-18

Think your way through tough times

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Reviewed: 07-14-18

‘It’s in your head’ even Olympic athletes have an inner mean girl. This book is about thinking positive, turning negative events into positive.