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    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46,687
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42,052
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41,689

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not Your Average 'Self Help' Book

    • By TheBookie on 06-04-18

    Regular price: $36.33

    • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

    • A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
    • By: Lori Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,787
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,281

    One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of­fice she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, and khakis, he seems to have come straight from Therapist Central Casting. Yet he will turn out to be anything but.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen, great narration

    • By elizabeth on 04-09-19

    Regular price: $34.95

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    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 741
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      5 out of 5 stars 643
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 636

    Plenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible. But a closer look at research on the world’s top performers, from professional athletes to Nobel laureates, shows that early specialization is the exception, not the rule. David Epstein examined the world’s most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters, and scientists. He discovered that in most fields generalists, not specialists, are primed to excel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're highly curious, read this

    • By anon. on 06-07-19
    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-28-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 741 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Power of Habit

    • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
    • By: Charles Duhigg
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55,290
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,846
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,595

    In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice! A guide on how to change

    • By Mehra on 04-22-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,386
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,533
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,444

    The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life's work. It will change the way you think about thinking. Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Kahneman explains....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult Listen, but Probably a Great Read

    • By Mike Kircher on 01-12-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • By: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6,768
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,945
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,858

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring - specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neuro feedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably clear and Life Changing

    • By colleen geis on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,619
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,040
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,023

    Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of listeners, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tempo is key! (1.25X)

    • By James Hawkins on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Why We Sleep

    • Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker PhD
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,628
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,050

    Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when we don't sleep. Compared to the other basic drives in life - eating, drinking, and reproducing - the purpose of sleep remained elusive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I recommend this to EVERYONE

    • By Emma Bennett on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • High Achiever

    • The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life
    • By: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 523
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 521

    With heart-racing urgency and unflinching honesty, Jenkins takes you inside the grips of addiction and the desperate decisions it breeds. She is a born storyteller who lived an incredible story, from blackmail by an ex-boyfriend to a soul-shattering deal with a drug dealer, and her telling brims with suspense and unexpected wit. But the true surprise is her path to recovery. Tiffany breaks through the stigma and silence to offer hope and inspiration to anyone battling the disease - whether it’s a loved one or themselves.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 06-19-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    • By: Steven Novella, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,467
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,375

    No skill is more important in today's world than being able to think about, understand, and act on information in an effective and responsible way. What's more, at no point in human history have we had access to so much information, with such relative ease, as we do in the 21st century. But because misinformation out there has increased as well, critical thinking is more important than ever. These 24 rewarding lectures equip you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A boring, long, less educational Brain Games

    • By samuel gherman on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Mindset

    • The New Psychology of Success
    • By: Carol S. Dweck
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 748
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631

    After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mind-set. In this brilliant book, she describes how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. In this edition, Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mind-set and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mind-set.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening but redundant

    • By bionut09 on 03-21-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Man's Search for Meaning

    • By: Viktor E. Frankl
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,583
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,501
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,497

    Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man's primary motivational force is his search for meaning.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read This if You're Very Sick and/or Thinking About Ending Your Life

    • By Derek on 07-21-15

    Regular price: $13.97

    • The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition

    • How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships
    • By: Michael P. Nichols PhD
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,486
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329

    One person talks; the other listens. It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. Why do we so often fail to connect when speaking with family members, romantic partners, colleagues, or friends? How do emotional reactions get in the way of real communication? This thoughtful, witty, and empathic book has already helped over 100,000 people break through conflicts and transform their personal and professional relationships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enthralling, powerful and practical - a must!

    • By R.A. on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dark Psychology Secrets & The Art of Reading People: 2 in 1

    • Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You and How to Handle It
    • By: Richard Martinez
    • Narrated by: Matt Buzonas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Your colleague says he agrees, but does he really, or is it only a facade? Have you ever thought you were going crazy, had your self-esteem suffer, or do you have a feeling you are being used, manipulated, or played? Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable around people and have a really hard time understanding their “real intentions”? If you answered "Yes" to at least one of the questions above, you are absolutely not alone. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Overall very nice.

    • By Alex Jordan on 05-12-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lost Connections

    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,785
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,463
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,446

    From the New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Are we turning the corner....

    • By jaga on 06-07-18
    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 01-23-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,785 ratings

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Influence

    • The Psychology of Persuasion
    • By: Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,625
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,552
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,494

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes - and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His 35 years of rigorous, evidence-based research, along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior, has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader - and how to defend yourself against them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye Opening

    • By ProudPapa34 on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Grit

    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,838
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,746

    In this must-listen book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit". Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur "genius" Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A 9 hour commencement address

    • By Grimjack on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Maps of Meaning

    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,984
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,967

    From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT an easy book

    • By Stephen W on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Your Best Brain: The Science of Brain Improvement

    • By: John Medina, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,346

    In Your Best Brain, Professor John J. Medina - an award-winning scientist, New York Times best-selling author, and leading advocate for brain research - delivers 24 exciting lectures that probe the origins of consciousness, memory, emotion, attention, intelligence, and beyond. He focuses on five key areas of study in neuroscience: the brain’s physical structure and function, and how it enabled us to become the planet’s apex predator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully Clear and Entertaining

    • By Charles on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Evolve Your Brain

    • The Science of Changing Your Mind
    • By: Joe Dispenza D.C.
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178

    Joe Dispenza, DC, has spent decades studying the human mind-how it works, how it stores information, and why it perpetuates the same behavioral patterns over and over. In the acclaimed film What the Bleep Do We Know!?, he began to explain how the brain evolves - by learning new skills, developing the ability to concentrate in the midst of chaos, and even healing the body and the psyche. Evolve Your Brain presents this information in depth, while helping you take control of your mind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great message, long book

    • By Matt on 04-03-17

    Regular price: $34.99

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