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Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, tells the extraordinary story of what happened when, after a deep spiritual awakening, he decided to let go of his personal preferences and simply let life call the shots. As Singer takes you on this great experiment and journey into life's perfection, the events that transpire will both challenge your deepest assumptions about life and inspire you to look at your own life in a radically different way.

Spirituality is meant to bring about harmony and peace. But the diversity of our philosophies, beliefs, concepts, and views about the soul often leads to confusion. To reconcile the noise that clouds spirituality, Michael Singer combines accounts of his own life journey to enlightenment - from his years as a hippie-loner to his success as a computer program engineer to his work in spiritual and humanitarian efforts - with lessons on how to put aside conflicting beliefs, let go of worries, and transform misdirected desires. Singer provides a road map to a new way not of living in the moment but to exist in a state of perpetual happiness.

©2015 Michael A. Singer (P)2015 Random House Audio

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Best book I've read in years

Friday night 2 weeks ago I began reading the paperback. Within hours I'd purchased it on audible as I couldn't 'get it in me faster enough' by reading alone; instead I imbibed it whilst showering, driving, cooking, everywhere. The addict in me was hopelessly hooked. Over the weekend I CONSUMED IT in ways I've rarely done with other books. I was totally compelled by Michael, his authenticity, his beautiful way of living and the power of his message. Before Sunday night was done I must have relistened to the final paragraph of the last page more than 50 times!! There was something about it that was so profoundly balming and calming to my psyche, body, heart and spirit, I needed it like I needed air to breathe. The more I listened the saner I felt; things inside me began to become quieter. I find this intriguing given I already meditate twice daily, have done for years, exercise daily and am mentally well adjusted.

The entire unfolding was a perfect example of how when the student is ready the teacher appears. Interestingly the book has layed on my shelf for the past 9 months untouched - the moment was clearly perfect, as it always is.
Within 4 days I'd got LIVING YOUR LIFE FROM A PLACE OF SURRENDER 8 session Course (purchasable from Sounds True) and am almost finished my first round of listening, once complete I'll go back through to really work the material.

Oprah, Anthony and Jade Robbins are followers of Michael, it's no surprise.

If you desire greater mental calm and peace then this is HOW.
When you're done with trying to make life confirm to your terms and are ready to align your will with Life's, to SURRENDER and 'let go' to a loving Intelligence and Perfection that supports you every moment of every day, then this is HOW.
When joy, excitement and freedom become too valuable to compromise, then this is HOW.

Don't take my word for it; follow your guidance which has brought you to read this, to take the next step and give yourself this life changing gift. Michael is a living breathing Genius, the Embodiment of LOVE, Humility and Possibility, let him entertain and inspire you every step of the way. Deep gratitude Michael for the gift of your life's work. Much love and respect

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An addicting listen!

I really enjoyed listening to this audio book. I think Michael A Singer is an excellent writer and I only wish he wrote/narrated more books. This audio book takes you through a journey of Michaels awakening and it is truly astonishing. I do not usually write reviews but this really deserves one.

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read the untethered soul

this is an autobiography of a successful billionaire. I like the first half it shows singer surrendered to what is and the spiritual life from a young age. however the untethered soul is an incredible book that gives insight into awareness of your inner being. I am not really interested in the story of singers success although obviously impressive.

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A good read - at least for the first half

I totally believe in the core message of this which is to surrender to the ‘now’, whatever it is that is being thrown at you, and I particularly enjoyed the first half which was more heavily spiritually orientated. The latter half was more focused on a legal case which provided deep personal challenges for the author but in itself was less relevant in terms of spiritual messaging beyond the core message and ‘miracle’ based text. I was left with a question as to whether this latter subject matter dominance was used as a means of getting the authors truth out into the public domain (ie ‘for the avoidance of doubt’) and raises a question in itself about the role the ego may still be playing. Still worth a read. The authors other book, the untethered soul, is very much worth reading.

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A story for the privileged hippie

If you listen to this you'll hear the words "MY meditation" 3479837894 times. It's a pleasant narration however the story comes off as the egoistical ramblings of a privileged white male. In summary, the surrender experiment someone who takes no responsibility for anything. He can do this, as he has ready access to education, used his parents money to buy land, mingled with the privileged and on and on. He is so consumed with self he only wants to meditate. Constantly. He puts no effort into getting his PhD.... This is passed off as surrender. In any language, it's winging it. He can do this, as he has nothing to loose. He is so focused on the self, everyone and everything else is a distraction. This is a story of someone completely divorced from reality. Not worth your money.

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Let Go. Let God

Magically written and a charming account of a life that shares the magic of the universe.

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Truly amazing

A truly wonderful account of Michael A Singers letting go. In places it moved me to the point of tears. We all have that complaining voice in our head, but to ignore that and just surrender to the perfection of life and it to move so beautifully. WOW Michael you are the man 👍

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Astonishing

I finished listening to this audiobook in just two days. It was simply astonishing. Thanks Micky

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life changing philosophy

I was hooked from start to finish. I will definitely approach life differently after this!

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Insightful but nothing to action.

Expected something a little more actionable. This is more of a story of his journey.

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  • monique300363@live.nl
  • 10-12-18

Could not stop listening!

It is so inspiring to listen to Michael. I had never heard of him before I listened to this book. I hope I can do the same: let life guide me, not the ‘ I want’ or ‘I don’t want’. Beautiful book!

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  • Mel2112
  • 21-02-21

Michael Singers life and outlook amazing

Highly recommended if you are searching for inspiration on something not so earthly .
Down to earth simple but very profound.

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  • Pl Du Plessis
  • 02-02-21

What experiences are you creating for yourself?

I will be listening to the audio book many more times as there are many lessons still to be learned

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  • Alicia W
  • 28-12-20

Some valuable lessons - though not all resonates

Michael Singer’s account of his life experience as he learned to accepted and surrender to the great flow of life is a stunning one. However, I couldn’t help but consider those who may not be so fortunate, no matter how hard they accept.
Nonetheless, there are some beautiful takeaways; with most of them being found at the beginning of the novel.

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  • Shahad
  • 28-09-20

Wow wow wow a must read!

This book will leave you in awe. It’s so captivating and engaging and the style of writing is very simple and engaging! His story is beyond astonishing and worth listening to!

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  • Mark Smith
  • 04-09-20

Easy listening

Mickey shares his story with candour and warmth. It is a tremendous story which gives a true alternative to the frazzled and frenetic choice most people make when challenged or under pressure. Thoroughly engaging.

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  • Michael Lima
  • 09-08-20

Couldn’t stop reading. Life changing.

This book had a truly impact on the way I see my life. I am already beginning to experiment letting go and surrendering. Looking forward to see where it will lead me.

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  • Jaka
  • 01-08-20

Read it :)

This book is one of a kind. Best i have ever listened to. The story narrated by the author himself is very captivating and full of wisdom. His life’s story is unbeliavable :) i highly recommend it!

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  • Tiki
  • 29-07-20

Beautiful story

A heart warming biography. It is amazing to hear what peaceful mindset one can have when following life’s flow, and when focusing on serving the community, wonderful book!

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  • Cristina Malita
  • 18-06-20

Life changing and transformative book

I listened to this book within 24h of finding out about it. It is true that when the student is ready the teacher appears. This book has been my teacher and showed me what becomes possible when letting go of my way and surrender to life's way.