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  • Make Your Bed

  • Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World
  • By: William H. McRaven
  • Narrated by: William H. McRaven
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,314
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,122

On May 21, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Taking inspiration from the university's slogan, "What starts here changes the world," he shared the 10 principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career, but also throughout his life; and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves - and the world - for the better.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Watch the YouTube video

  • By A. Yoshida on 01-31-18

I didn't buy this book to hear rah-rah stories.

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-18

The title is completely misleading. is this a bad book? No. Just another "never give up" motivation book. I'm very disappointed in the content. I'm glad I listened at 1.6 speed. I intended to slow it down once it got to the actual "tips", which never came. Feel free to listen if you feel down and need a pep talk.

  • My Favorite Universe

  • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,403
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,171
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,162

What forces molded the universe? Are those forces still at work, removing, changing, or adding heavenly bodies even as we gaze upward? Will humanity, and Earth itself, one day be gone? Are we alone? In an era when science journalism is perhaps more thorough and ambitious than ever before, fascinating explorations of questions like these seem available to us almost every day - provided we have a working understanding of the scientific theories on which they're based.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wish there was more

  • By dan on 08-21-16

It's #science!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-18

C'mon. It's Neil Tyson - done. Dr. Tyson is an awesome storyteller. I already knew all this stuff as I have a large science background, but it's always fun hearing it from a physicist. Especially Neil. I enjoyed every minute of this book.

  • The Marshmallow Test

  • Mastering Self-Control
  • By: Walter Mischel
  • Narrated by: Alan Alda
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,432
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,270

In The Marshmallow Test, Mischel explains how self-control can be mastered and applied to challenges in everyday life - from weight control to quitting smoking, overcoming heartbreak, making major decisions, and planning for retirement. With profound implications for the choices we make in parenting, education, public policy and self-care, The Marshmallow Test will change the way you think about who we are and what we can be.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not a sweet solution pill, but still can be swallowed.

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-17-15

Mindset

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Reviewed: 10-29-16

If you loved Carol Dweck, you'll love this! Stop being a victim of your genes.

  • Rejection Proof

  • How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection
  • By: Jia Jiang
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,709
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,704

Jia Jiang came to the United States with the dream of being the next Bill Gates. Despite early success in the corporate world, his first attempt to pursue his entrepreneurial dream ended in rejection. Jia was crushed and spiraled into a period of deep self-doubt. But he realized that his fear of rejection was a bigger obstacle than any single rejection would ever be, and he needed to find a way to cope with being told no without letting it destroy him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Never Waste A Rejection!

  • By Gillian on 05-30-16

Loved it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 08-21-16

This book is filled with gem after gem. This book is about increasing your *skill* of courage. Being narrated by my favorite narrator, Mike Chamberlain, made me bump it ahead of all my other books. I don't regret it one bit. If you're a fearful little wussy person, this book will be way too scary for you. Buy something fictional and safe instead.

  • Ishmael

  • An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
  • By: Daniel Quinn
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,449
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,951
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,966

Ishmael is an utterly unique and captivating spiritual adventure which redefines what it is to be human. We are introduced to Ishmael, a creature of immense wisdom. He has a story to tell, one that no human being has ever heard before. It is the story of man's place in the grand scheme, and it begins at the birth of time. This history of the world has never appeared in any schoolbook. "Does the earth belong to man?" Ishmael asks. "Or does man belong to the earth?"

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unabridged PLEASE!

  • By Eric on 01-12-08

Left-wing, hippie story

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-16

One of my favorites! I especially love the narration! It's a good story, just not sure how realistic. Good concept, though.

Beyond Willpower
    The Secret Principle to Achieving Success in Life, Love, and Happiness
    
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    Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    112 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Beyond Willpower

  • The Secret Principle to Achieving Success in Life, Love, and Happiness
  • By: Alexander Loyd
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99

Did you know that most self-help programs that follow the standard success blueprint have a 97% failure rate? The truth is that the typical personal improvement mantra of tapping into your willpower and activating the power of positive thinking is actually a recipe for failure. In Beyond Willpower, bestselling author and psychological counselor Alexander Loyd, PhD, ND, reveals a unique, highly effective program to help you finally achieve the life you want and the success you deserve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Trick Question: What Do You Want Most?

  • By Chris Berno on 05-01-15
  • Beyond Willpower
  • The Secret Principle to Achieving Success in Life, Love, and Happiness
  • By: Alexander Loyd
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer

Bravo!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-05-15

I bought this book because it was different. I went in with an open mind and had zero expectations. Now, I feel obligated to write my first review. A lot of the other self development authors were making me feel like a nut job for HATING Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. This book made me understand why. If you want more money to buy more cars, a bigger house, and more crap that you don't need, don't buy this book. If you want to be fulfilled, loved, leave a legacy, make a difference in the world, and have lots of money come to you as a by-product of those achievements, then jump in. If you just want money, go get that ridiculous Napoleon Hill book and good luck. k thx bai

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Happiness Is a Serious Problem

  • A Human Nature Repair Manual
  • By: Dennis Prager
  • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

When you ask people about their most cherished values in life, "happiness" is always at the top of the list. But surprisingly few people claim real happiness. We seem to be completely satisfied with nothing, and indeed, there is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Changed my life!

  • By Migga on 04-12-15

Changed my life!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-12-15

One of, if not the best book I've listened to. I was blown away at how the philosophies just make sense. A friend who's almost in his 60's recommended this book to me; I'm in my mid 30's. We come from MUCH different backgrounds, generations, education and income levels. That tells me that these ideas are universal. I really enjoyed that the author is religious but not pushy. I grew up in a religious home but am now atheist. I was never bothered or annoyed by the (minimal) Jewish references. I will be recommending this book to everyone I know, including my Mormon friends and therapist. I wasn't a huge fan of the reader, but the subject matter helped me get over it. I was hooked from the beginning and finished the book quickly. This is definitely something I will listen to more than once.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful