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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living Audiobook

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living: Time-Tested Methods for Conquering Worry [Audiobook]

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Publisher's Summary

Through Dale Carnegie's seven-million-copy best seller (recently revised) millions of people have been helped to overcome the worry habit. Dale Carnegie offers a set of practical formulas you can put to work today, formulas that will last a lifetime! Discover how to:

  • Eliminate 50 percent of business worries immediately
  • Reduce financial worries
  • Turn criticism to your advantage
  • Avoid fatigue and keep looking young
  • Add one hour a day to your waking life
  • Find yourself and be yourself - remember, there is no one on earth like you!

    How to Stop Worrying and Start Living deals with fundamental emotions and ideas. It is fascinating to listen to and easy to apply. Let it change and improve you. There's no need to live with worry and anxiety that keep you from enjoying a full, active, and happy life!

    ©1990 by Dorothy Carnegie Rivkin and Donna Dale Carnegie. All rights reserved; (P)1990 Simon & Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

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      Marcelo Pedott 11-08-16 Member Since 2015

      Love a good science fiction book!

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      "Not much new information"
      If you’ve listened to books by Dale Carnegie before, how does this one compare?

      Do not compare to his master pice How to Win Friends and Influence People


      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      Liron San Jose, CA United States 08-18-09
      Liron San Jose, CA United States 08-18-09 Member Since 2009
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      "Great listen, but unhelpful"

      The How to Win Friends and Influence People audiobook transformed my life, so I thought I would give this one a try. Unfortunately, I can't say I got much out of the book's content.

      But Andrew MacMillan reading Dale Carnegie is epic. I've never seen heard such an incredible author/narrator matchup (except maybe Richard Dawkins reading Charles Darwin), and this made it a pretty enjoyable listen.

      7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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      The Alchemystic 10-21-08
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      "Somewhat Annoying"

      This book appears to be only useful for either young people or the radically uniformed person. The author grinds in the obvious to an irritating degree. This book went into several hours of repeating stories people who had worried themselves nearly to death by various problems then *poof* 'stopped worrying and started living'
      The solution offered was simply 'ignore it through getting busy' which is an instinctual response for most people. There is no actual 'technique' or 'method' recommended other than "go read your bible and pray to Jesus" repeated in several sections advocating one should primarily become religious for stress control.

      The piece on dealing with criticism appeared to be written for the individual who becomes easily wounded by it, yet still gave no actual 'techique' to stop the problem. Rather than recommending methods of 'self diagonstic' to locate the cause of 'why' it is such an issue that keeps coming at them, the author implies just ignoring it, when it's clearly not that simple, particularly if it costs a person his job or damages wellbeing.

      So if you're looking for a new method & actual technique to change your reality enough to control stress & worry, i recommend looking into the subject of quantum physics & Law of Attraction.

      110 of 165 people found this review helpful
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      Philippa Powder Springs, GA, United States 01-24-10
      Philippa Powder Springs, GA, United States 01-24-10 Member Since 2010
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      "Great Refresher and Motivator!"

      Although many of the practices described in this book are tought to us through every day life, family and friends, workshops and education, it refreshes the different aspects and allows one to reset their minds. Some techniques I have used before I fell into the habbit of worrying. The more I worry, the less I live. Now, I realize I was doing it right and that I need to adjust other methods and settings, if I want to stop worrying. I can take back control and live my life the best possible. This book is not a one time read if you want to change your worrying habbit.

      4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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      veronica 01-07-16
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      "Guide to a happy life"

      Very interesting book. I'm pretty sure many can relate. It's more of a guide.

      2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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      Melissa Toronto, Ontario, Canada 01-18-10
      Melissa Toronto, Ontario, Canada 01-18-10 Member Since 2015
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      "Something Else You May Already Know..."

      This audiobook is straight-forward and the narrator does a great job, but--as it says on the cover-photo--it contains 'time-tested methods,' (read: nothing new here).
      Knowing something and doing it is still a problem, in the end.

      10 of 17 people found this review helpful
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      Mijin Seoul, Korea (South) 03-27-11
      Mijin Seoul, Korea (South) 03-27-11 Member Since 2010
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      "Awesome book! Inspiring!"

      I enjoyed every minute of the book, and great narration as well.
      I think this book covers pretty much everything about worrying and anxiety.

      Even if you are not that worried right now, this book will inspire you, help you, make you think, and
      influence you. This book is just as great as 'how to win friends -'

      3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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      Jason R Mark 04-21-10 Listener Since 2010
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      "Stop Worrying"

      While somewhat dated, a lot of the principles certainly apply in the modern world.

      4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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      "Great book!"

      I had a friend refer this book to me. this book has lots of great examples of how people for stress and worry and anxiety and how they overcame these obstacles.

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      Kenton Straughn 05-17-17 Member Since 2016
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      "Words to live by"

      No matter what you worry about day to day. This book has something that relates to everyone. I worry far too much, but since reading this book, my worrying days have been cut drastically. I wish I would have read this book years ago. Yet I plan on listening to it again. Just to remind myself on how silly my worries have been.

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      4/26/17
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      "An enjoyable classic with some transferable skills"

      Many anecdotes allow multiple opportunities for the listener to walk away with useful life tips. Some religious parts skipped over by a non-believer like myself, but don't let these get in the way of this classic book.

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    • Drake O'Hara
      4/16/17
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      "In short: it helped me to worry less"

      I haven't felt so relaxed in myself for years. I can only say: Thanks Dale!

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Nathan M.
      3/19/17
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      "Excellent message, too much religion..."

      Excellent message, brilliantly told.

      4 stars because of its incessant use if religion and prayer to heal all worries.

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    • AVB
      3/7/17
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      "Starts well but fades in 2nd half"

      Useful book, first 20 chapters are great, rest of book feels like padding. Worth a read/ listen to.

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    • Anthony
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      "Quite preachy"

      I would say about 40% of it is good and the rest is encouraging religion.

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    • James Hanson
      1/19/17
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      "a little disapointing"

      the start of this is great. gives you great ideas on how to think about life. however it starts getting very religious and saying about turning to god and pray thats not what i was hoping to hear

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    • Judy Corstjens
      12/24/16
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      "Amazingly fresh and relevant.."

      .. for a book written decades back in the mid 20thC. I bought this for a (young) friend, and then worried that it would be out of date and old fashioned for a twenty something reader. (I worried so much, in fact, that I felt compelled to download the book and listen to it just to reassure myself.. oh the irony). The examples (people under artillery barrages in WW1 trenches) are historic, but not irrelevant. Often they underline that life was a lot tougher a hundred years ago, which is no bad thing in itself. Dale Carnegie must have done so much good for mankind.

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    • kevin thomas
      11/28/16
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      "Great audible book."

      Really enjoyed this book plenty of tips to get you through life without worrying, excellent

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    • Coffee4Life
      10/11/16
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      "Very enjoyable listen!"
      Any additional comments?

      Great - I can see why this is listed as another Dale Carnegie classic. Fantastic book, engaging narration and helpful content. Very happy!

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Andy B
      10/3/16
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      "If you're overly anxious or a 'worry head' then you won't go far wrong with this!"

      A brilliant book that in many ways has changed my life for the better, I've gone from being overly anxious to much calmer these days. The narrator is great to listen too and very soothing.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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