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Summary

In this Audible Original audiobook, Emma J. Bell tackles the ultimate question: why go through life merely surviving, when you could be thriving?

Drawing on the insights of 50 inspiring people who have suffered a wide range of trauma but are thriving nonetheless, Emma J. Bell has extracted nine enlightening secrets from their experiences. You’ll listen as they talk about how they found renewed purpose in life; how they learned to forgive rather than hold on to resentment; and how they developed practices to create calm and live authentically. Whether you want to apply their life changing lessons to your relationships, your work or the way you deal with setbacks or challenging past experiences, each story offers something different and inspiring for you to draw on.

These nine secrets, and the easy to apply practices that accompany them, will help you live your life to the fullest. If you no longer want to settle for just going through the motions and living on autopilot, and if you are determined to thrive instead, this is the audiobook for you!

©2020 Emma J. Bell (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

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Great inspirational book

Loved this book and the stories of every day ordinary people who have managed to thrive dispite the traumatic and deveststing things that they have endured. These guys are my hero's and the author has amazing insight .

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These stories expose our collective humanity

Emma J. Bell’s multi-year journey that concluded with this book shows us all that we are capable of thriving, no natter what we face. Stories connect us soul to soul, and these stories expose our collective humanity and prove resiliency wins.

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Everyone should listen to this!

Touching, thought provoking, inspiring and downright gripping. I'm also intrigued to read more about some of the Thrivers! Wow, what a way to gain or maintain perspective and work on my own mindset and resilience. I know others who really need to listen too - attitude and life changing!

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Inspiring and full of invaluably helpful lessons

Emma has taken some of the most jaw-dropping tales of adversity and from each draws out some powerful lessons in survival and mental robustness. The audiobook is superbly narrated and that really brings the stories to life, the fact that it also contains the thrivers recounting their own tips and lessons in their own voice just makes it all the more powerful.

Couldn’t stop listening to it and have bookmarked lessons that were particularly relevant to me and will revisit them in times of stress or difficulty.

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Brilliant read

I loved this book, it was so inspiring to hear so many personal accounts of overcoming the odds and thriving. I couldn’t stop listening. Emma pulls out really valuable insights from all the thrivers stories. Definitely definitely worth a listen.

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Clever and life changing

Carefully selecting the Thrivers stories to highlight elements of learning and top tips makes this book an essential read if you want to shape your future- even better Emma’s voice is easy to listen to!

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A look at the bigger picture

I have gained so much from listening g to this incredible production - It’s so easy to get caught up in our heads about what we can’t do and what we should do - it’s so easy to forget what we can focus on - these stories give us real insight to people choosing to thrive after incredible hard situations -people choosing to love life ! Love themselves and love others - some might say they have discovered that yes hell is on earth but so is heaven and we get to choose where we live most - they choose heaven ! I was so humbled by the stories and love how Emma Bell is weaving all of these secrets into her life daily!

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An inspiring way to personally grow

Emma has a calming and positive way of sharing with you the harrowing story of the 50 individuals and the resources they choose to use to enable them to thrive not just survive or go under from their ordeals.
Hopefully some new insights will be revealed to; other insights will reinforce those you know; and other insights will be a reminder, a reawakening of things you knew however have for sometime forgotten. It’s definitely a book I will enjoy listening to again in a year or 2 time.

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Pick & Mix

I always make the mistake with this type of book by thinking that all of it is relevant to me, but then I realise, because I don't have many problems (some may disagree!) that most of it isn't & a lot just seems like common sense. I'm sure a lot of people get a lot from it though & Emma seems like a very likeable person. I disagree with the bit about keeping a journal though, I did it for a few years (don't know why really) then found I was getting stressed with remembering to do it every day. I then realised I never looked at it & it was totally pointless so I stopped. Also don't agree with the bit at the end about spiritualism & religion and found myself thinking 'Oh, is this what this is all about then, trying to push religion?'

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Inspiring and life changing

Lucky enough to hear Emma Bell present 9 secrets to thriving and bought the book which was inspiring from start to finish. This book hits home to inspire a positive approach to life with practical tools .

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