• Simplify

  • Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul
  • By: Bill Hybels
  • Narrated by: Kelly Ryan Dolan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (349 ratings)

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Simplify

By: Bill Hybels
Narrated by: Kelly Ryan Dolan
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Overscheduled. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Too familiar? You are living at a velocity you know deep down is unsustainable. Your life is off course - too crammed with busyness, too out of focus. You keep waiting for things to get better, but they never do.

In Simplify, best-selling author Bill Hybels identifies core issues that drive this kind of living and offers action steps to help you live a better way. By eradicating clutter from your inner world, you can experience immediate rewards: greater energy, clearer purpose, richer relationships, and more.

Your life won’t simplify itself. You must act. Isn’t it time?

©2014 Tyndale House (P)2014 Oasis Audio

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Great Information, Great Performance

If you could sum up Simplify in three words, what would they be?

There are so many great ideas and so much practical advice here. Bill Hybels really knocked this one out of the park. Bill: Thanks for your years of service and for following God's call to lead. I wish I was geographically close enough to be directly involved in your ministry.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Simplify?

"Stupid Rubs Off" is my new mantra!

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I was a little bit disappointed, initially when I learned Bill Hybells did not perform the recording himself. But I was pleasantly surprised by Kelly Ryan Dolan's delivery. At times I started to believe it was actually Bill's voice. Great job Kelly!

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Religion should be included in description.

Did not get past 1st chapter. Not my cup of tea. May be useful for the religiously inclined.

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A must read for those too busy to read

What did you love best about Simplify?

Clear, identifiable action steps that help to simplify life but prioritizing and creating boundaries.

What did you like best about this story?

The action steps at the end of each chapter allow immediate implementation of the topics. I listened to this in tandem with my Kindle so that I could highlight and make notes along the way,

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I would not listen to it in one sitting. Stop and reflect at the end of each chapter. Apply and then move on.

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Great Practical Wisdom

Definitely recommend reading and implementing the principles in here, especially if you're like me and struggle with creating structure and discipline in your life. It really can change things for the better.

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Brilliant and very practical!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and its approach to a simplified and uncluttered life. My soul is better for for it!

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I recommend this!

This is an excellent book. I loved the stories though out that illustrated the points.

This book is very Biblical, helpful and encouraging.

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Great read. Refreshingly honest.

A great read and honest assessment of how we can get depleted. The steps to refreshment are on point.

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Trite and patronising

I'm so disappointed with this. Complete waste of time and money. Expected so much more

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A must if you need to simplify

I had to listen to it twice. There is so much information. I like the action items at the end of the chapters, it helped to motivate me into do more than listening.

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Simplified my Life!

Great book on how to simplify your life with practical guidance and steps to take! Great book. Anyone who feels overwhelmed or stressed needs to read this book.

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