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david

david kings lynn, United Kingdom Member Since 2012
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  • "Life changing- a must for stress heads"

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    I have always suffered with a quick temper, getting stressed out when things didnt go my way and stewing on all the bad things or injustices that I have been unfortunate enough to experience.

    At age 32 my marriage was on the rocks, I couldn't relax with my children and feeling like the relationship was over, mainly down to me.

    I went to a seminar to see a guy called Damien Hughes. In that seminar he explained the model of the Chimp/human/computer psychological make up of the brain and it brought an instantaneous awareness of why I was feeling that way and reacting in the way I was.

    I was lucky enough to sit on the same table as Damien at dinner and he told me about this website and this audio book. I went home downloaded it and listened in my car, to and from work for a week.

    It was as if this book was written for me, I honestly learned more about myself from this than any councillor I've ever seen.

    6 months on and after employing the strategies outlined in the book, my marriage is now thriving and the time with my kids is wonderful.

    So a massive thank you to the author Dr Steve Peters and thank you to Damien Hughes (author of liquid thinking) for recommending this audio and explaining it so well that day.

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    The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Steve Peters
    • Narrated By Steve Peters
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    Leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

    david says: "Life changing- a must for stress heads"
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  • The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness (






UNABRIDGED) by Steve Peters Narrated by Steve Peters

    The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Steve Peters
    • Narrated By Steve Peters
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    Leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

    david says: "Life changing- a must for stress heads"
  • Mindfulness: The Eight-Week Meditation Programme for a Frantic World (






ABRIDGED) by Mark Williams, Danny Penman Narrated by Mark Williams

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    • By Mark Williams, Danny Penman
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    Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn't have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.

    Petrina says: "VERY EASY ON THE EAR"
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results (






UNABRIDGED) by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan Narrated by Timothy Miller, Claire Hamilton

    The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Gary Keller, Jay Papasan
    • Narrated By Timothy Miller, Claire Hamilton
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    This is an audiobook for busy people. If you want less on your plate and more for your life and career, tune in to the #1 Wall Street Journal best seller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. The ONE Thing will bring your life and your work into focus. Authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan teach you the tricks to cut through the clutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress, and master what matters to you.

    Graham Keegan says: "5 out 5"
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen R. Covey Narrated by Stephen R. Covey

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

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    Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its 15th year of helping people solve personal and professional problems, this special anniversary edition includes a new forward and afterword written by Covey that explore whether the 7 Habits are still relevant.

    Triplecat says: "Highly recommended."
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    You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

    Rachel says: "Life changing"
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    Thinking, Fast and Slow

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    Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.

    clive says: "Fascinating, but be prepared to concentrate"
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UNABRIDGED) by Rhonda Byrne Narrated by Rhonda Byrne, contributors

    The Secret

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    • By Rhonda Byrne
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    Longlisted for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.
    It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, and bought for vast sums of money. Fragments of this Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. In this audiobook you will discover the Secret, and you will learn how to have, do, or be anything you want.

    Dominic says: "Terrible advice and quite offensive"
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert T. Kiyosaki Narrated by Tim Wheeler

    Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Robert T. Kiyosaki
    • Narrated By Tim Wheeler
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    Susmitha says: "Fantastic book!! Very useful"
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  • Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Hanson Narrated by Rick Hanson

    Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Rick Hanson
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    Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Because your brain evolved to learn quickly from bad experiences but slowly from the good ones. You can change this. Hardwiring Happiness lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence, and peace. Dr. Hanson's four steps build strengths into your brain, balancing its ancient negativity bias, making contentment and a powerful sense of resilience the new normal.

    Saffy says: "Should be available on the NHS"
  • What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People (






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    What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

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    Listen to this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you.

    Alistair says: "Excellent"
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    Hypnotic Gastric Band

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    At last the CD audio programme is now available as a download. Do you want to lose weight? Have you tried diets and failed? Do you want a completely new approach? A gastric band is a radical, surgical operation that reduces the available space in the stomach.

    Cosima says: "This works"
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    I Can Make You Thin: 7 Day Solution

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    At last the classic CD audio programme is now available as a download. Do you want to lose weight? Would you like to feel happy with your body? Are you a late night snacker? Have you tried every kind of diet? Then let Paul McKenna help you. Welcome to a revolutionary new way to help you stop overeating, control cravings and feel totally motivated to take exercise. Everything that Paul McKenna would do in a personal session to help you lose weight is on this system.

    Caroline says: "Relistening is a must"
  • 1 + 1 = One: Marriage Greater than the Sum of Its Parts (






UNABRIDGED) by Ken de Koning Narrated by Dickie Thomas

    1 + 1 = One: Marriage Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

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    • By Ken de Koning
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    There was need for an audiobook with short, practical chapters with assignments and suggested prayers so that people could listen for a little while and grab hold of something that they could apply to their marriage right away. The chapters needed to be short enough that husband and wife could listen together without too much inconvenience, enjoy the time together, and even discuss the content. The fact that the lessons are so practical, and, therefore, immediately applicable, is huge.

  • Strategic Relationships at Work: Creating Your Circle of Mentors, Sponsors, and Peers for Success in Business and Life (






UNABRIDGED) by Wendy Murphy, Kathy E. Kram Narrated by Caroline Miller

    Strategic Relationships at Work: Creating Your Circle of Mentors, Sponsors, and Peers for Success in Business and Life

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Wendy Murphy, Kathy E. Kram
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    With job mobility increasing, globalization expanding, and technology advancing, you need more than a steady job and a solid network to keep your career on track. You need mentors - to learn and to grow - whether you're just starting out, are firmly established, or at the top of your profession. Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. This is the first comprehensive mentoring guide written specifically for 21st-century career building.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Ice and Figure Skating Nutrition: Maximize Your Potential (






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    The Ultimate Guide to Ice and Figure Skating Nutrition: Maximize Your Potential

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  • Sleep!: How to Cure Your Sleep Disorder! (






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    Sleep!: How to Cure Your Sleep Disorder!

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    Whether you struggle with insomnia or just never feel like your nights are as restful as they should be, Sleep! How to Cure your Sleep Disorder! will help you understand why. Not only that - this audiobook will also arm you with the information you need to develop a personalized strategy for conquering the problem and finally getting a good night's rest.

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