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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,141
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,092
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,998

    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 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    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