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How to Take Charge of Your Life: The User's Guide to NLP Audiobook

How to Take Charge of Your Life: The User's Guide to NLP

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Publisher's Summary

Richard Bandler - the world-renowned co-creator of NLP who has helped millions around the world change their lives for the better - has teamed up once again with Italian NLP Master Trainer Alessio Roberti and co-founder of the Irish Institute of NLP Owen Fitzpatrick, to offer a simple yet engaging introduction to the groundbreaking ideas of NLP.

Written in the form of a fable, Choose Freedom is the prequel to The Ultimate Introduction to NLP. Once again Bandler invites readers into his workshops and illustrates the theories and techniques he has spent years developing.

Based around a three-day introductory course, this audiobook will give you the tools you need to start making an effective change today.

From explaining the importance of self-belief and how to change beliefs, to how to control your emotions and negative thinking, and how to create the life you want.

This is an easy-to-read and inspiring account that readers can turn to time and again.

©2013 Richard Bandler, Owen Fitzpatrick, Alessio Roberti (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

"Richard Bandler is a Leonardo of our times. He is one of our living greats." (The Guardian Weekend)
"The must have self-help book!" (Paul McKenna)

What Members Say

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    sportstherapist 21/07/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Great format"

    Gradually developed methods and story which was better than just telling you
    Clearer understanding because of the format

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    karen 02/10/2015
    karen 02/10/2015

    Ecentric spirtual mystic curious achieving Abundance lifestyle

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    "Better than expected"

    The story telling helped me to understand better instead of instructional book of do and donts.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    gerald brogan 16/05/2015
    gerald brogan 16/05/2015
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    "More of a narrative than a users guide imo..."

    More of a narrative than a users guide imo nonetheless the book delivered on several NLP tactics for change both immediate & longer term. I would recommend this to an open minded friend.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Katherine NEWBURY, United Kingdom 15/11/2014
    Katherine NEWBURY, United Kingdom 15/11/2014 Member Since 2013
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    "Could be better"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No . This is obviously supposed to be an important topic but infusing the story with some kind of banal love interest and descriptions of what people are wearing is just tedious and irritating. I also consider referring to someone as a gorilla is totally unacceptable and unprofessional . Some of the examples given were unorthodox too and slightly dubious.


    What will your next listen be?

    Mindful meditation


    Did Owen Fitzpatrick do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

    Vaguely


    Could you see How to Take Charge of Your Life: The User's Guide to NLP being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    Definitely not


    Any additional comments?

    It would have been better if they just stuck to the theory and not bothered with the badly written banal story.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Fayed 29/03/2015
    Fayed 29/03/2015
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    "Amazingly helpful book"

    The information was very useful and could listen to this book over and over again. I wished they had some chapters at the end which reminded you of the techniques though

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    S. Lamb UK 22/09/2016
    S. Lamb UK 22/09/2016 Member Since 2012

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    "Very dubious. A lot of it is utter bobbins."

    I approached this with an open mind, but as I progressed, I became increasingly disconcerted by the format. The book takes the form of a story about somebody learning about NLP. Throughout, the way the people behave and their reactions are constantly creepy and verging on cultish. It reminded me of when I was talked into attending an MLM meeting, and the subtle verbal bullying that's attempted to make you do their bidding. Given that this isn't a story of a real situation, it's literally the most glowing way they can describe somebody being introduced to their own techniques, it's really worrying that they managed to make it sound so... icky and weird. I tried every exercise. I won't lie, some of them were helpful. Some of them nearly gibberish. Most of them you could be told in a 20 minute session, except this has to happen within the framework of the story to try to hypnotise you into believing that they all work (because you're hearing about a dude whose life is transformed by the techniques... a made up dude). Finally, the love-interest part is just crass. It's literally "and he gets the girl..." with the implication that if you act like him, you will too! This has, on balance, really turned me away from wanting to know more about NLP.

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    Amazon Customer Bedford, United Kingdom 10/06/2016
    Amazon Customer Bedford, United Kingdom 10/06/2016 Member Since 2016

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    "A basic story, but lacking techniques"
    What disappointed you about How to Take Charge of Your Life: The User's Guide to NLP?

    For a users guide, I was expecting a guide. Unfortunately, this works out to be simply a story following a man at a NLP workshop.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    The end fizzles out, again without much of a take-home message or useful advice.


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    norman 01/05/2016
    norman 01/05/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Just like riding down stream"

    This book was so easy to listen to that giving it anything other than 5 stars seems churlish. Exactly how you'd hope the actual course would be. A very pleasant journey.

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    Jane Lloyd 15/04/2016
    Jane Lloyd 15/04/2016
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    "Light and enjoyable"
    What did you like most about How to Take Charge of Your Life: The User's Guide to NLP?

    It was light and easy to listen to


    What does Owen Fitzpatrick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    I liked the expression in his voice. He was quite humorous


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    joe 10/03/2015
    joe 10/03/2015
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    "GOLD"

    Always learn something from this dude. Great stuff IF YOU DO YOU WILL BE.:)))) YOUR OWN VIRUS CHECKS ON ANY OTHER PERSON WHO

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    "Interesting to the end"

    I felt like I was in a practioner course , highly recommend to anyone

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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