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A Beginner's Guide to the Universe

Uncommon Ideas for Living an Unusually Happy Life
Narrated by: Mike Dooley
Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
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Summary

The beloved creator of Notes from the Universe distills a career's worth of inspiration into elegant, brief lessons for making our way through the world.

Mike Dooley is a former PricewaterhouseCoopers international tax consultant turned entrepreneur. He's the founder of a philosophical Adventurers Club on the Internet that's now home to more than 750,000 members from almost every country and territory on earth. His inspirational books emphasizing spiritual accountability have been published in 25 languages, and he was one of the featured teachers in the international phenomenon The Secret

Today Mike is best known for his free "Notes from the Universe" e-mailings, social network postings, and his New York Times best seller, Infinite Possibilities: The Art of Living Your Dreams and Leveraging the Universe: 7 Steps to Engaging Life's Magic. He lives what he teaches, traveling internationally to speak on life, dreams, and happiness.

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Sorry Mike

I struggled to finish this one and only did so because I love a lot of your other stuff. Simpky too many repetitions but I'm sure your daughter will like it

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Beautiful

This book is beyond beautiful. The stories of his daughter Mike has incorporated within the book will touch your heart.
Mikes narrating is also brilliant.
5* All the way.

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WHOAAAA

what an amazing guide to the mind and soul and all those conversations with self

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-03-19

Simple insights into complex life experiences

I loved it. I listened to it in 2 days. it was beautiful and meaningfully written.

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  • Fred Hoitash
  • 25-04-19

Exploring our place in the Universe

Loved the book. Love the Notes from the Universe. The more I read bout our divinity and oneness as a world, the more I am grateful for in this life

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  • BC
  • 11-04-19

Loved it!!

Such a great and simple reminder of everything that is available to is. ❤ Wonderful insights and reminders.

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  • NYCActress
  • 28-06-19

This is an incredible audio book!

Mike Dooley you’ve done it again and again!
I am so grateful to you and for sharing so much with us. You have changed my life and I am forever happier because of you you.
Many blessings to you and your beautiful family :)

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  • E. Halstead
  • 26-06-19

Amazing!

This is probably the most beautiful and meaningful book I've read in my life!

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  • Luz M. gomez
  • 22-06-19

loved it

loved everything about it! I felt the love for his daughter and it moved me to tears.

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  • Shanon Johnson
  • 07-03-19

Amazing book!!!

I couldn't stop listening to this one all morning! I can't wait to listen again!

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  • Wynnie77
  • 10-02-20

Feelings of joy & caring as Mike Dooley read this!

I have many of Mike Dooley's books and "read" them all in the conventional way, myself. I chose to purchase "A Beginner's Guide to the Universe" on Audible to have it handy on my listening devices (laptop and iPhone) as I traveled. I truly made the right choice as the love for his daughter is brought out clearly in this Audible version. [Although I later did purchase a hardcover version to share with others.]
Mike shares so much wisdom about living a happy life -- for adults and children. Mike is a visionary who shares what he learns with all of us, so we may pass it on. A book I can listen to over and over again.
I highly recommend this book to those ready to take charge of their own life.

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  • Jes_074
  • 11-12-19

Its good, but the opening needs work

I began to read this book and found myself wondering if I was listening to Mike Dooley or a newbie who knows nothing about how the Universe works. The author (Mike) starts out wondering how/what he did to ever have the soul who is his child in life came to chose him. It sounded like he had no idea why this soul was with him in this life time. He went through a list of reasons why her being there as his daughter seemed to be beyond his understanding. I was quite shocked by this as this is someone I've listened/read Notes From the Universe for over 10+ years. Plus I've read all of Mike's books and attended a lot of his classes online. I figured Mike would come out knowing why she chose her parents. I didn't expect him to be wondering why he was chosen. She chose him because of the lessons they would learn together by teaching and helping each other.

Once past the into the book opens up with great lessons for kids to take to heart! He tells some of the lessons from his prospective and some from his daughters prospective. I completely understand the stories of where he expected his daughter to do one thing to have her bounce back quicker than we do. I also understand the sudden panic when they can't find their parents then grateful when they find them.

I have a woman in my life with two daughters not mine. They're young and I've been teaching them through Mikes books for kids and Esther Hicks along with others. I have this one in audio and written form. I will work to read this to them both as the older is 5 yrs old. Then I will play the audio in the car skipping the intro. I find this helps them to learn.

Each lesson is written simply for anyone to teach to a child or to play for children to listen to while driving somewhere with them in the car. I found them to be a great review of what I've learned over the years. I would suggest everyone to listen to this book then play it for their kids.

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  • inspirdbyu
  • 09-12-19

FANTASTIC ADVENTURE!

The experience of listening to Mike see the world through his daughter's eyes, was truly delightful! I moved through each chapter with blissful anticipation, enjoying the enthusiasm of his voice as he shared the raw emotion of participation in the simplest of first moments, or the eternal repetition of their Moana voyages in their pool! Thank you for your vulnerability, and letting us in on the greatest adventure of being a little girl's father, that offers healing for all of us, through your insights from years of unique reflection into our human experience!