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  • A Rare Recording of Wilhelm Reich

  • By: Wilhelm Reich
  • Narrated by: Wilhelm Reich
  • Length: 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2

Wilhelm Reich (March 24, 1897 - November 3, 1957) was an Austrian-American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, known as one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. Reich argued that mental illness and some physical illnesses were the result of deficiencies of cosmic energy, as measured in units called, "orgones," and lack of orgasms. This recording is his lecture on his Orgone theory.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting. but couldnt get half of it...

  • By Marianne on 04-27-17

Interesting. but couldnt get half of it...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-27-17

Interesting. But unfortunately couldnt get half of it... I think the same ideas are easiliere comprehened throught his books.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pure Meditation

  • By: Pema Chodron
  • Narrated by: Pema Chodron
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

For thirteen hundred years, Tibetans have been practicing shamtha/vipashyana (peaceful dwelling/insight): a profound form of meditation that illuminates and purifies the obstacles to spiritual realization. Tibetan Buddhists today regard shamatha/vipashyana as both the fundamental and the most advanced spiritual practice of all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Content, Poor Audio Quality

  • By Pantelis on 09-09-03

I like it

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Pure Meditation to be better than the print version?

Im sure their about the same

What other book might you compare Pure Meditation to and why?

Brene Browns seminar: The Power of vulnerablity. Equaly good humor.

Have you listened to any of Pema Chodron’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Buy this book if you are interested in meditation. Pema Chodrons walks you throught some of the things that Im sure many beginners (and perhaps experienced as well) has wondered about. There are several good points in the audiobook. I wont reveal them here. They should be enjoy together with Pema Chodrons.

Any additional comments?

The start was a bit borrowing to me. So dont get disencouraged.

  • 852hz Solfeggio Meditation

  • Awaken Your Intuition and Connect with Your Inner Light
  • By: Glenn Harrold FBSCH Dip C.H., Ali Calderwood
  • Narrated by: Glenn Harrold FBSCH Dip C.H.
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200

This is one of a series of meditation recordings by Glenn Harrold and Ali Calderwood, which are based upon the ancient solfeggio musical scale. Each note in this scale has specific healing properties. This recording resonates to a frequency of 852hz and is associated with the colour of indigo and the element of light. Glenn Harrold's acclaimed vocal delivery and guided meditation combined with Ali Calderwood's deep and moving soundscapes tuned to 852hz combine to create a powerful meditation recording.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite in the series

  • By Karen on 08-19-12

Its nice, but!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-14

Would you try another book from Glenn Harrold and Ali Calderwood and/or Glenn Harrold?

Sure. For a period of time, Glenn Harroid put me to sleep with his "Ultimate Guide To Overcoming Stress"

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

It is a visualisation... ? There was no surprises.

Would you be willing to try another one of Glenn Harrold’s performances?

Didnt I just answer that quistion above? :)

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from 852hz Solfeggio Meditation?

The recording is nice. There is just this female voice singing in the background, from time to time, which really got on my nerves. I would definetly cut her out.

Any additional comments?

None

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Power

  • By: Rhonda Byrne
  • Narrated by: Rhonda Byrne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,685
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,158

The Secret revealed the law of attraction. Now Rhonda Byrne reveals the greatest power in the universe: The Power to have anything you want. In this book you will come to understand that all it takes is just one thing to change your relationships, money, health, happiness, career, and your entire life. Every discovery, invention, and human creation comes from The Power. Perfect health, incredible relationships, a career you love, a life filled with happiness....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I feel more in control

  • By Arpita on 11-21-10

Worrying

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-21-11

I like the message. Love your way through life and everything will come your way.

BUT I find it indeed very problematic to make the listener believe that his/her thoughts is the direct cause of what is happening around him/her. Like the example where a husbands concerns about having a new child is made into the direct cause of the child being born prematurely with a very high risk of dying, thereby almost making him into a murderer. This is the recipe for making people go insane. You are truly allowed to have your own feelings without feeling guilty. Your feelings are nature’s way of helping you orient yourself in this world. Good feelings mean you are having a good time, bad feelings that something troubling you. Making your concerns into a problem, and even something which can bring others lives in danger is craziness.

Music and quotes is used throughout the book to underline statements making them stand out has a universal truth.
It reminds me of religious persuasion, with no place for critical thinking.

I honestly think Audible should consider selling this audiobook.

5 of 8 people found this review helpful

Never Be Lied to Again
    
    
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    Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    59 ratings
    Overall 3.9
  • Never Be Lied to Again

  • By: David J. Lieberman
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Utilizing newly-developed techniques, this audiobook tells you how to easily influence anyone to tell the truth within minutes. Never Be Lied To Again is chock-full of colorful examples and engaging scenarios to help give you that extra edge. Use these groundbreaking techniques to take control of every personal and business situation...and never be lied to again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • yes, good info to be aware of

  • By Thomas on 03-24-09

Not my cup of tea

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-14-11

I really liked D. liebermans "Setting Boundaries with Difficult People: A Survival Guide for People Pleasers", but this audiobook Im sorry to say I really couldt get through.

The signs of deception presented in the book could also be signs of insecurity, the rest were somewhat trivial to me. The techniques for getting people to come clean, were manipulation (until I stopped the listening 1h 20m into the book). To me manipulation (eg making others believe that you approve, respect or even appreciate a dishonest act, was all to much for me. I find an honest-seeking-to-listen-and-understand approach must more effective and rewarding.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Flash Foresight

  • How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible
  • By: Daniel Burrus, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

Today we all face more impossible challenges than ever before. But flash foresight lets you transform the impossible into the possible, revealing hidden opportunities and allowing you to solve your biggest problems before they happen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Time Sensitive

  • By Roy on 01-30-11

Really good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-12-11

This audiobook really seduced me and took away all my criticial thinking. It is definitely worth listening to.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Understanding the Power of Delete

  • By: Scott Hurley
  • Narrated by: Josh Kilbourne Kilbourne
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    0 out of 5 stars 0
  • Story
    0 out of 5 stars 0

One thing can be certain - everyone struggles in life. In his helpful guide to positive living, Dr. Scott Hurley teaches the secrets to overcoming your past and understanding your self-worth. The Power of Delete begins at the source of angst teaching positive routines to implement in your everyday life, followed by encouragement to continue living the fullest life possible. Sometimes all you can do is exercise your Power of Delete. That's right! You have the power to erase the discouragement, failure, and destructive attitudes plaguing your future. Don't waste another minute.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • God and Satan was not what I was looking for

  • By Marianne on 04-10-11

God and Satan was not what I was looking for

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-11

The Power of Delete is "finding God (and resisting Satan)". This terminology is strange and unfamiliar to me. A Christian might view this differently.

I was looking for a secular book.

(I find it problematic that the Publisher's Summary doesnt reveal that the book is directed toward Christians. Had I known it, I would not have bought it).

  • The Mastery of Love

  • A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
  • By: don Miguel Ruiz
  • Narrated by: Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker
  • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,824
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,989
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,985

In The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An amazing book!

  • By Luda S on 10-13-06

A nice intellectual talk

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-11

I felt in love with don Miguel Ruiz after listening to the book ”The Voice of Knowledge”. This program however seems more like a repetition of (to me) somewhat trivial “common” knowledge about love and relationship. E.g. one has to love oneself in order to love others, that love is accepting and respecting (and not wanting to chance your partner), and so on.

The book doesn’t contain any tools og recommendation for getting to the “right “stage for “mastering love”, which makes it more an intellectual talk about what you should be, but probably aren’t. The latter because - as explained in the book - modern man is somewhat “ruined” by his own history of hurt and expectation/demands from his surroundings.

I give this book three stars, because I connect with its values and understandings. If you are however familiar with literature about love and relationships the book doesn’t contains anything surprisingly new. In this case you might want to save the time and energy.

  • Communicate with Confidence

  • By: Christian Baker
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

This Communicate with Confidence audio programme is designed to help you re-programme your mind to enhance your communiations skills and improve your ability to communiate with confidence and clarity. It will enhance your speaking ability when giving public speeches, being interviewed or conducting meetings - whether it be one to one, to small groups, or to a large audience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very energetic speaker

  • By Tralina on 05-02-15

A visualization exercise, too fast and extraneous

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-11

Christian Baker speaks so fast, that I really didn’t get to relax (as instructed to). And the things you are told imagine, I felt was more a poor form of brainwash then it was realistic pictures/feelings, I could relate to. It is possible that others can benefit from the exercise, I’m sorry to say, I didn’t.

  • Failing Forward

  • By: John C. Maxwell
  • Narrated by: John C. Maxwell
  • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,310
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,302

It seems that some people are born to achieve anything they want. Some would say they are lucky, are blessed, or have the Midas touch. But what truly is the reason for their success? New York Times best selling author John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life-changing perspective

  • By Francine on 03-12-04

Nice and encouraging

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-11

The concept of failing forward is nice and encouraging. But the book is storybased and the points mainly summarized by the phrase "try, try and try again". The stories told underline this point. If you just keep trying you will inevitably succeeded. It’s a bit annoying that the author doesn’t take into account that, because some made it through hardship and failure, some will not.

The book is very one-dimensional, focusing almost entirely on the goals such as earning money or/and recognition from the "outside" world.

It doesn’t discuss what our dreams and goals are made of. Perhaps some goals which you are failing to achieve could use some investigation. Perhaps the goals are not truly yours but put upon you by others/surroundings, or perhaps you have stopped believing in yourself making it (unconsciously) impossible for you to success. The book does thought, point out that your attitude toward your goals is important.

The superficial approach of the book makes it a bit uninteresting, extraneous and lengthy.
But the book is nice and encouraging. And on a long, lonely night with some recent failures troubling you, I'm sure it will bring you some pleasant comfort.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful