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Great book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-04-19

Loved this book! Fascinating, thought-provoking subject and incredibly funny in places.

I will be listening to this again!

Good content but some bad points too

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-04-19

Great content in this book but definitely worth buying AS a book rather than an audible download due to links needing to be clicked on to hear examples of different components of speech to recognise and practice (not a fan of one of the links to listen to a murderer lying about the crime he committed. Was horrified to hear that was included - the link thankfully and not the actual recording).

Also really struggled to keep up the motivation to listen to this despite my interest in the subject as the narrator feels monotonous despite trying to use the books speech suggestions - every sentence sounded the same in pitch, tone, rhythm and speed and that made it hard to listen to. For such a sibject, it would have been better to hear the author, as an expert, explain it amd give examples.

Will buy the book to get the full benefit but very disappointed in the audiobook. :/

I was originally excited...

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-19

I'm not the kind to give any type of negative reviews but this needed saying and bringing to the creator's (and future listeners') attention. x

When I purchased this title I was hopeful and I went into it with an open mind. I am disappointed and confused as to why the author is also not the narrator in this case with this book being on self-hypnosis - you would think the author would be the best person to walk you through these exercises. The narrators are good, though the going between voices on one recording is very disconcerting and unnerving during a session.

One of the biggest issues for me (and one that means I am currently debating on whether or not to return the title), was the instruction during the meditation, to pause and think on that for 2 minutes... What I was not expecting was for the recording to start back up immediately after a very brief pause. For a GUIDED MEDITATION, I would expect something like that to have been worked into the track, not left to the listener to do when they are already deep in meditation. This truly unsettled me for the rest of the recording AND lent to a poor night's sleep after it (I was expecting this recording to relax me before bed, not crank up my anxiety levels just before going to sleep). I HIGHLY recommend the creators go back and add the necessary pauses for silence in now, not leave it to the zoned-out listener to regulate themselves when all they should be doing is focussing on the sounds of the recording.

The content is great but these few issues need to be resolved before it can be as truly outstanding as it is possible for it to be.

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