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The Sleep Revolution
- Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
- By: Arianna Huffington
- Narrated by: Agapi Stassinopoulos
- Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
In today's 24/7, fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually harried, and sleep-deprived world, the hunger for sleep is only getting stronger. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on the worldwide sleep crisis and offers a road map for how we can take back our sleep and transform our lives and our world.
Hard to understand
- By FireStorm on 02-10-17
Skip the audio version of this book. Consider other titles.
The thick Greek accent of the narrator sacrifices clarity for an attempt at authenticity.
The book makes valid points, but the content could be condensed SIGNIFICANTLY into:
-Sleep is important for excellent performance in all life’s endeavors (Work, politics, athletics, sex, etc.)
-Sleep has been acknowledged throughput history to be important.
-Dreams are fascinating.
-Relying on medications to get sleep can be dangerous.
-Sleep deprivation is hazardous to your health.
-Technology exists to support sleep improvement.
If one has an interest in any of these areas, time would be better spent seeking out a publication which dives more deeply into that topic.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
The 5 Second Rule
- Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
- By: Mel Robbins
- Narrated by: Mel Robbins
- Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?
I turned it off after an hour.
- By Zac on 04-08-17
The rule is simple, easy to apply, and is broadly relevant. The book gives numerous examples of how the rule has been applied in people’s lives. I could also really relate to many of the experiences of the author. This is a must-read for those seeking to improve themselves!