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Publisher's Summary

In The Rhythm of Life, Matthew Kelly exposes the lifestyle challenges and problems that face us in this age obsessed with noise, speed, and perpetual activity. Kelly's message rings out with a truth that is challenging and unmistakably attractive. Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do or what you have. Are you ready to meet the best version of yourself?

The Rhythm of Life is a brilliant and clear-eyed rejection of the chaotic lifestyle that has captured the world, written with common sense, humor, and extraordinary insight. This book is destined to change lives!

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Not completely in line with book, but still worth every penny

This audible book has a couple parts skipped from the actual book. And it also have 1 whole 50 minute segment repeated. I still give it 5 stars. Great message and I would recommend this to anyone

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Abridged audiobook, outdated, or missing content

I'm loving this book, and prefer listening over reading my books, but I'm finding that this audiobook is missing large amounts of content from the actual book.
Is this an abridged audiobook? (It's certainly not unabridged).
Is this audio from an older version of the book? (that would make sense for missing content)
I hope this audio gets a refresh (somehow) that contains all the book content. (Reading another review, I'm concerned that an entire chapter is repeated? That sounds very sloppy for an audiobook, I hope that's not the case... I'm still listening to this)

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READ THIS NOW

WOW!!!!! to every human struggle that Kelly discusses it is always followed by a reasonable and doable solution (I.e. commit to working out 1x/week; commit to reading 10minutes/day; RELAX on Sunday by going through old photos, spending time with someone you haven't seen for a while). I would also recommend Mark Mansons the subtle art of not giving a f*ck as both authors held similar perspectives for many topics!

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First sentence was the best.

Everything after that either supports it or regurgitates the theme. Good confirmation but not eye opening.

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I think this book should be assigned to every baby when it is born and read once per year, to and by, every human. No matter your religious belief, these are simply straight forward irrefutable facts of life. I have always detested the victim of life way of thinking and living. This book calls it as it sees it. Unarguably. I consider myself to be highly analytical and cautious of "theory." None of this was theory. It simply is how life works, or doesn't. It's your choice. Always is, always was.

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Amazing book!

Great book for those who want to become best version of themselves.
I was disappointed that the narrator did not read the book in it's entirety but skipped chunks of chapters and whole chapters themselves which I then had to go back and read myself after the fact.

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Changing my life, one page at a time.

Thank you Matthew Kelly. My husband and I enjoyed this program. God Bless. My husband says inspirational blessings ... thank you.

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Would you listen to The Rhythm of Life again? Why?

I would listen to this book again because it was full of exact things that need to be done to improve your life physically and spiritually

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Extraordinarily Provocative Listen

I loved it. It is a refreshing reminder to be the best version of myself.

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Highly recommended.

Many deep insights that will help you to become the best version of yourself.

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  • Andrei Ilie
  • 09-28-21

Must read when trying to rediscover yourself

Fantastic book, reminding us of our natural needs and desires and the goal of becoming the best version of ourselves!

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  • Abigail - Tuvizo
  • 06-13-21

Life changing

Amazing logical life changing advice, everyone should read this. I will be revisiting this book regularly.

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  • Theresa Jardine
  • 04-18-21

Such a beautiful book ❤️

I absolutely loved this book. Matthew Kelly has a wonderful way of intertwining his experiences along with our greatest past teachers to create a masterpiece on the rhythm of life and our purpose in it. I actually cried at the end! I think everyone should have this book and share it with their loved ones so that they too can become the best versions of themselves.

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  • Jasmine
  • 04-28-20

Intriguing title but disappointing

There were some good moments, but for the most part there were too many rhetorical questions and it felt more like a patronising speech than motivational book.

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  • Dana St John
  • 02-18-17

A positive contribution

This book has some little gems of advice but its extremely repetitive in places and needs some reformating/rewriting. I found myself wondering how many times "the best version of yourself" was mentioned, a little frustrating to keep hearing the same terminology but overall, contains some great advice and ideas.

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  • Alice
  • 06-28-16

Nice ideas but hard work

The principle behind this book is great but it is very repetitive and difficult to listen to.

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  • Shilon
  • 06-22-16

Take control of your destiny

loved it. A good book on how to become the master of your own destiny.

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  • Miguel S.
  • 08-03-18

Such an amazing book

What a great book. It challenges your mind and touches your soul.
Makes you redefine yourself and questions your essence.
I will definitely read this book many times more in future. I actually believe that at least once a year have to be read.