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  • Running Like a Girl

  • By: Alexandra Heminsley
  • Narrated by: Alexandra Heminsley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431

Alexandra had high hopes: the arse of an athlete, the waist of a supermodel, the speed of a gazelle. Defeated by gyms and bored of yoga, she decided to run. Her first attempt did not end well. Six years later, she has run five marathons in two continents. But, as her dad says, you run with your head as much as with your legs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's not just for girls or runners

  • By Amazon Customer on 22-06-13

Really enjoyed it

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-06-15

The ladies voice is a bit posh and I found it hard to get used to initially but I loved the honest way this book is written and soon felt endeared to her character. I also loved the bits about feminism and the first women runners which surprised me :)

  • Radical Self-Acceptance

  • By: Tara Brach
  • Narrated by: Tara Brach
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164

According to Dr. Tara Brach, feelings of shame and unworthiness are the source of many problems we experience with our relationships, careers, creative endeavors, and most fundamentally, our spiritual unfolding. On Radical Self-Acceptance, this respected clinical psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher shows you how to free yourself from the grip of your insecurities about being "good enough."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clear and inspiring

  • By Saffy on 16-12-13

So much good content, structured a little randomly

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-05-15

This book has great content and so so many great teachings within. I found it a bit fast paced ... By that I mean so many poems, quotes, stories etc were coming at you, I think I'd need to listen / read more than once to take it all in.

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  • Self-Compassion Step by Step

  • The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
  • By: Kristin Neff PhD
  • Narrated by: Kristin Neff PhD
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 111

Why does it feel so natural to be compassionate and kind to those we care about - yet so hard to treat ourselves the same way? "Our culture teaches us to use self-criticism for motivation and to build self-esteem by constantly measuring ourselves against everyone else," says Dr. Kristin Neff. "We need to re-learn the essential skill of being genuinely nurturing and supportive toward ourselves."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Transformed the way I see myself and the others.

  • By JOLANTA on 05-09-13

It made me open up and tendered my heart

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-04-15

It made me open up and tendered my heart. Highly recommended. Includes many helpful meditations you can use anytime. X

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