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Stuart

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  • Stumbling on Happiness

  • By: Daniel Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Daniel Gilbert
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,958
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,935

A smart and funny book by a prominent Harvard psychologist, which uses groundbreaking research and (often hilarious) anecdotes to show us why we're so lousy at predicting what will make us happy, and what we can do about it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book!

  • By Jaxx on 06-09-06

Excellent Observation of Human Nature

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-15-06

After recently making a major life changing decision, I wondered why the reality of this change didn't seem to match my expectations. Where did I go wrong in my thinking? Dr. Gilbert answers this question and others like it. This is a fascinating view of the human mind, and it's search for happiness. The conclusions are simple, but journey to reach them will change the way you think.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Secrets of the Power of Intention

  • By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Narrated by: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,967
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,260

In this live lecture, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer explores intention as an all-pervading force in the universe that allows the act of creation to take place. Intention, he explains, is not something you do, but an energy you're a part of. Not only do you emanate from the field of intention, but if you align yourself to it, your desires become fulfilled and you find yourself at peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love it!

  • By Donna on 04-29-08

Useful but Filled with New Age Fluff

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-15-06

Dr. Dyer is a terrific speaker and motivator. I found much of what he says to be useful and applicable, although I don't necessarily agree with a lot of his New Age views of God or "Source". Much of it is fluff and not based on real science.

6 of 12 people found this review helpful