• The Self-Compassion Diet

  • Guided Practices to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness
  • By: Jean Fain LICSW
  • Narrated by: Jean Fain
  • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-01-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sounds True
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Most people say that when they lose weight and look better, they'll like themselves more. Jean Fain suggests that we've got it all backward: "The best way to lose weight and look your best is to stop dieting and start with loving who you are."

With the Self-Compassion Diet, this Harvard Medical School-affiliated psychotherapist shares a revolutionary new model for weight-loss methods: self-love, mindfulness, self-hypnosis, and group support. This unique mind-body approach cultivates true self-acceptance, which paradoxically produces remarkable physical changes.

©2010 Sounds True (P)2010 Sounds True

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  • Anne
  • SANTA FE, NM, United States
  • 06-04-12

A Different Approach

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this audiobook. Its such a welcome change from other weightloss approaches.

What did you like best about this story?

The focus is not on self-discipline, but rather self acceptance as well as changing the role that food plays in one's life.

What does the narrator bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The guided meditations and self-hypnosis sessions are provided in the audiobook. They are easy to access.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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IT's ok

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Yes, the narrator

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I am pretty annoyed by the narrator. She is very specific about certain sounds, and it stops me from getting lost in what she is saying every time.

Was The Self-Compassion Diet worth the listening time?

I'm sure there are people who benefit from this book. I listened religiously for months, but nothing happened for me.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Nothing new, not helpful.

I wasted my time listening to this. It's all been said before. The author should gave hired an actor to read it. Please refund. how do you return books?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    3 out of 5 stars

pretty good but somewhat annoying

This book involves the use of self hypnosis and mindfulness meditation for weight loss. The techniques are good, but I found Ms. Fain's reading really annoying. I'm sorry, I wanted to like it but I just couldn't finish the audible version.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful