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    • The Willpower Instinct

    • How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
    • By: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,220
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,163
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    Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course The Science of Willpower, The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Research based guide to improve willpower

    • By Neuron on 05-27-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Upside of Stress

    • Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
    • By: Kelly McGonigal
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGonigal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 551
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    More than 44 percent of Americans admit to losing sleep over stress. And while most of us do everything we can to reduce it, Stanford psychologist and best-selling author Kelly McGonigal, PhD, delivers a startling message: Stress isn't bad. In The Upside of Stress, McGonigal highlights new research indicating that stress can, in fact, make us stronger, smarter, and happier - if we learn how to embrace it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind Boggling, Life Changing

    • By Ding Wuen Liw on 08-12-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Neuroscience of Change

    • A Compassion-Based Program for Personal Transformation
    • By: Kelly McGonigal
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGonigal
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    What's your most importan goal? Why does it matter so deeply? How will you overcome the obstacles? Answer these questions with sincerity, proceed with mindfulness and compassion, and you have just set in motion a revolutionary method for personal change that is supported by both the latest science and traditional wisdom.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This book is about meditation... DISAPPOINTED!

    • By Charles R. Yates on 10-17-15

    Regular price: $48.97

    • The Science of Compassion

    • A Modern Approach for Cultivating Empathy, Love, and Connection
    • By: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Why is compassion so powerful? Like many forms of spirituality and meditation, compassion practice has been shown by research to enhance your health, psychological well-being, relationships, and sense of purpose. "The unique quality of compassion," teaches Dr. Kelly McGonigal, "is that its benefits extend to the one who offers it, the one who receives it, and all those who witness compassion in action." With The Science of Compassion, this acclaimed researcher presents a practical workshop to help you understand what makes compassion work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life-Changing

    • By David on 10-09-16

    Regular price: $34.28

    • Choose to Change

    • Six Weeks to Take Charge of Your Habits, Goals, and Emotional Patterns
    • By: Kelly McGonigal PhD
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGonigal PhD
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Whether it's a bad habit in need of breaking or a strength ripe for cultivation, nearly everyone has some aspect of themselves that they wish they could change. And yet, many of us find actually implementing this kind of transformation so overwhelming that we often give up before we even start. As an acclaimed expert in mind-body science, Dr. Kelly McGonigal understands what it truly takes - mentally, emotionally, and even physically - to make personal changes stick.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We try to change via self hate, but dont have to!

    • By Maggie Hess on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $34.28

    • Openhearted Acceptance

    • By: Kelly McGonigal
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGonigal
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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    Kelly McGonigal presents a breath-centered meditation for opening to and accepting positive change. Proceed with mindfulness and compassion, and you have just set in motion a revolutionary method for personal change that is supported by both the latest science and traditional wisdom. Sounds True Practices are short downloadable audio sessions selected from our most popular courses. Affordably priced and ideal for beginners, they're a powerful

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A guided meditation session, not a book.

    • By Paydirt63 on 05-30-17

    Regular price: $2.79