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Living an Examined Life

Narrated by: Kevin M. Connolly
Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
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How do you define “growing up?” Does it mean you achieve certain cultural benchmarks - a steady income, paying taxes, marriage, and children? Or does it mean leaving behind the expectations of others and growing into the person you were meant to be? With the unabridged audio of Living an Examined Life, James Hollis offers an essential guidebook for anyone at a crossroads in life. Here this acclaimed author guides you through 21 areas for self-inquiry and growth - such as how to exorcise the ghosts of your past, when to choose meaning over happiness, how to construct a mature spirituality, and how to seize permission to be who you really are.

©2018 James Hollis (P)2018 Sounds True

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Another great James Hollis achievement

Would you listen to Living an Examined Life again? Why?

In his usual style James Hollis writes books that should be read and re-read over time as our understanding expands, there's more and more to take from his writing.
The only downside is not having James Hollis read it as in his other publications.

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Such useful wisdom within

The content here is exceedingly wise. But hard to implement. Read this book. You will not regret it.

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Excellent audio book

Definitely a thought provoking book on the stages of life and challenges. Would highly recommend

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Truly profound.

A truly essential book. Read or listen to one short chapter per day. Each deserves thought and attention and (eventually) revisiting.