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Dominic Cappell

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  • After Buddhism

  • Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age
  • By: Stephen Batchelor
  • Narrated by: Stephen Batchelor
  • Length: 17 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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    4 out of 5 stars 25
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Some 25 centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including those living in predominantly secular societies. What does it mean to adapt religious practices to secular contexts? Stephen Batchelor, an internationally known author and teacher, is committed to a secularized version of the Buddha's teachings. The time has come, he feels, to articulate a coherent, ethical, contemplative, and philosophical vision of Buddhism for our age.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • By eggnutter on 27-12-17

in depth account

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 07-01-19

This had a lot more factual inputs and really dissected historical information regarding the topic. Not for a casual read but fascinating for an in depth account of Buddha's life and core teachings.

  • Getting to 50/50

  • How Working Parents Can Have It All by Sharing It All - and Why It’s Good for Your Marriage, Your Career, Your Kids, and You
  • By: Sharon Meers, Joanna Strober
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals, wives, and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-career households. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers but because of them. You can have a great career, a great marriage, and be a great mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally - the man you married.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • enlightening

  • By Dominic Cappell on 18-10-18

enlightening

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Reviewed: 18-10-18

I really enjoyed it, lots of practical suggests, creative problem solving and warnings of pit traps to avoid. A especially valuable read if you grew up with the 'traditional family model'.

  • So You've Been Publicly Shamed

  • By: Jon Ronson
  • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,019
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,999

From the Sunday Times top ten best-selling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. "It's about the terror, isn't it?" "The terror of what?" I said. "The terror of being found out." For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world, meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made jokes on social media that came out badly or made mistakes at work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping

  • By Paul on 19-03-15

an interesting journey narrated by J.R.

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Reviewed: 20-09-18

I found it incredible how it want from shamings that felt noble to ones I thought I'd known from real life that were completely different underneath

  • Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

  • Talks with Your Therapist
  • By: Dr Melanie Fennell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

In this series of talks, author and internationally renowned self-esteem expert Dr Melanie Fennell describes how poor self-esteem develops and what keeps it going, and sets out effective strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you to overcome it.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Very poor. Very patronising.

  • By Coffee4Life on 18-09-16

nice set of talks

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Reviewed: 02-04-18

interesting and recommended by my therapist. Good way to use three hours, full of good practical suggests.

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  • Misbehaving

  • The Making of Behavioral Economics
  • By: Richard Thaler
  • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 543
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 469

Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans - predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth - and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Behavioural Economics in Perspective

  • By Judy Corstjens on 27-01-16

fantastic read

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Reviewed: 02-04-18

I loved this story it was inspiration and informative. If you are evenly slightly interested in the modern world of economics or behavioural biases this book worth your time.

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

  • By: Richard Bandler, Owen Fitzpatrick, Alessio Roberti
  • Narrated by: Owen Fitzpatrick
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
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    4 out of 5 stars 221

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 and co-founder of the Irish Institute of NLP Owen, 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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Book

  • By Anonymous User on 28-07-17

really enjoyed

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Reviewed: 17-10-17

well written and the story line draws you in while introduces several important techniques. well worth a listen.