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  • The Power of Now

  • By: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,837
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,159

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Present Moment Awareness

  • By Anthony on 26-10-05

My favourite book

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Reviewed: 17-12-17

Completely life changing in every way. Every word is pure gold and is ancient wisdom presented in an accessible and loving way. Words can't describe the good that this book has done for humanity. Please read :)

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Smile at Fear

  • Awakening the True Heart of Bravery
  • By: Chögyam Trungpa, Carolyn Rose Gimian (editor), Pema Chödrön (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Karen White, Steven Crossley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 97

Chögyam Trungpa offers us a vision of moving beyond fear to discover the innate bravery, trust, and delight in life that lies at the core of our being. Drawing on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, he explains how we can each become a spiritual warrior: a person who faces each moment of life with openness and fearlessness. "The ultimate definition of bravery is not being afraid of who you are," writes Chögyam Trungpa. In this audiobook, he offers the insights and strategies to claim victory over fear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Accessible Buddhist mentality

  • By LINKGEO on 24-07-15

Really inspiring

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Reviewed: 26-06-17

This definitely helps to build your courage and inner strength when you're feeling deflated and shows you that being spiritual does not mean being weak.

  • Ego Is the Enemy

  • By: Ryan Holiday
  • Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 875
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 775
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 772

"While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their images with sheer, almost irrational force, I've found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition." (From the prologue)

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For the self-critical reader, this is a gem.

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-09-16

Don't be put off by the title!

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Reviewed: 04-10-16

Would you listen to Ego Is the Enemy again? Why?

I was initially put off Ryan's book due to the title - I think it can be very counter productive to wage a war against aspects of our psychology and framing them as the enemy. I think it's better to see them as fragmented sick parts which need healing. However once I got into this book it was absolutely amazing. I've been doing self work for some time but this book exposed egoic patterns I had previously been unaware of running in myself and for this reason was an uncomfortable read at times but so worth it. I loved Ryan's previous book 'The Obstacle is the Way' which is equally amazing and helpful (I recently re-read this to help me through some big changes at my job - I even got additional copies to hand to colleagues to help them with this). I'm very excited to see what Ryan comes up with next and wouldn't hesitate to recommend either of these books to anyone who is interested in living a fuller, more rewarding, and relaxing life.

11 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • The Obstacle Is the Way

  • The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
  • By: Ryan Holiday
  • Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 761
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 667
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 658

We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn't be this way. There is a formula for success that's been followed by the icons of history - from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs - a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic read

  • By Matthew Henry on 16-11-16

Brilliant!

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Reviewed: 28-04-16

This book will change the way you approach your life. Mandatory reading for all humans.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful