• Live Free

  • Exceed Your Highest Expectations
  • By: DeVon Franklin
  • Narrated by: DeVon Franklin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (242 ratings)

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Live Free

By: DeVon Franklin
Narrated by: DeVon Franklin
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Publisher's Summary

The best-selling author returns with his biggest book yet in which he teaches us the secret to living a happier life: Get rid of as many expectations as possible - of ourselves, our future, our relationships, our career, and our family.

Expectations are the secret software, running on the hardware of our minds, controlling our emotions, decisions, and actions. How? 

Think about your life. How much of the sadness you feel derives from what you think should have happened - than with what actually happened?

Think about your career. How much of the discontent you feel comes from your belief about where you’d be at this point - than with the progress you’ve actually made?

Think about your relationships. How much of your dissatisfaction with friends, family, significant others, or spouses has to do with your unspoken presumptions - than with the people themselves?

Having so many expectations is distorting your perspective, decreasing your happiness and disrupting your joy. 

You can live a life of true freedom, greater peace and less stress: Release as many expectations as possible.

This, DeVon Franklin argues, is the secret to a better life now.

In a culture obsessed with more, Live Free is a bold counterintuitive book that can start a cultural revolution, Franklin contends. 

Everyone struggles with unnecessary expectations. But once you learn to let go of them, you can set the stage for the life you’ve always wanted. 

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2021 DeVon Franklin (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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Great Read - but a few mistakes in the audio

The book is great, but several times in the audio he references Issa Rae, when he’s actually talking about Yvonne Orji. It happened like 5-6 times, so I’m not even sure how it was missed, but want to call it out so it can be fixed.

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Amazing Content!

I was truly blessed and inspired by this book. I love it so much I plan to purchase a hardcopy so I can flag content that rattled my bones and made me pay attention. Great work!

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Timely And So Practical!

Loved it! No one could have read it better. Him reading it makes it so personal and real! I needed this.

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Inspired

Learned alot. Remember to trust process not just outcome!! remain disciplined and dedicated. Do notbe afraid to set boundaries.

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One of the best books out there

Reading this book has reminded me that trying to live up to other people's expectations but your own will steal your joy. Setting and knowing your own expectations makes you free. Thanks D'von, I needed this.

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This book was worth the wait

I could not wait until this book was released and finally it’s here!!! I’m so glad that Devon shared so much honesty, grounded wisdom and knowledge. I’m also glad he was the narrator. This book is a gem. It’s definitely worth re-reading until you get the word of the day to say everyday in your spirit—EXPECTATIONS!!!
Thank you Devon!

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Thought provoking book

This book caused a spiritual awakening in me as well as teaching me to be bold in many areas. You can tell when someone really walks with God. Thanks for sharing your story to help people like me be courageous.

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Religious dogma! Very disappointing! Just wanting to give a heads up to those who aren't interested.

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Live Free INDEED!!!

What a great book on the subject of expectations! It is revelatory, insightful and truly freeing! I’ll be listening on repeat for a while.

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Insightful

Must listen this was right on time if you are not sure of the next steps in life ,job,relationship,moving this book will definitely open your mind to another way of seeing . Thanks Devon aka Mr. Perfect

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  • V M
  • 05-07-21

Great listen!

This was an awesome listen and is definitely worth the purchase! Honestly you will not be left disappointed :).

You can thank me later lol

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  • 11-03-21

I feel free

Listening this audio book has help me to identify things and roles l need to drop. And secondly l do not feel guilty.l feel more free.

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  • caroline
  • 08-05-21

AMAZING

Excellent book!!! Definitely one to keep so that I can go back and review various points. This book has given me revelation in many areas. It has made me review how I communicate & receive information. Shifting paradigms to truly value the friendships I have for what and who the people truly are. Always from a place and space of love.

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  • Zandile
  • 06-02-21

Excellent book. Helped me make major life change.

The only thing I am in control of is myself and the remote. other expectations need to be managed and negotiated. Loved it. 😍