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Summary

In this life-changing audiobook Blake D. Bauer explains why depression, addiction, physical illness, unfulfilling work and relationship problems are caused by years of hiding your true emotions, denying your life purpose and living in fear.

Having already helped thousands of people around the world find lasting solutions that conventional medicine, psychiatry or religion couldn't offer, this book will show you how to free yourself from the destructive thoughts, habits and situations that are stopping you from being happy and well.

In simple practical steps you’ll learn how to slow down and create a healthier relationship to yourself that is based on acceptance, kindness, honesty and self-worth. You’ll also find out how to transform the stress, anxiety and insecurity that result from constantly trying to please others into lasting confidence, self-respect and inner peace.

Whether it’s negative thinking, financial worry, loneliness, guilt or self-doubt that’s holding you back, Blake Bauer’s words will move you to take better care of yourself, heal old pain and courageously move forward. If you’re ready to enjoy your life, feel passionate about your work and create fulfilling relationships, this book will support you to live authentically, love wholeheartedly and finally value yourself enough to put everyday health and happiness at the center of your life.

©2017 Blake Bauer (P)2017 Random House Audio

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Practical handbook for those feeling unsure

Full of practical explanation, suggestions and exercises to help us return to who we truly are, to the person we feel sure we could be, but aren't, yet. .

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We can all gain from the questions alone

Blake D Bauer has searched and found what it is to be a complete human being and in that much of what he shares is helpful whether you are really suffering or maybe just lightly living in fear. I will be keeping this book and listening to it again and again until I can feel true inside myself. Thank you Blake

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Interesting take on things

I found this book really interesting to listen to. Quite different in terms of the material covered when compared with other "help" books. I am thinking of ordering the physical book as there are exercises at the end of most chapters which I would like to do, without having to listen and pause for each question. I think the Audible book should have these questions as a file we can download.

I think this is the type of book that I will need to listen to more than once.

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Just amazing

I cannot express how amazing this audio book is. Everyone should read this. Just fantastic

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Great insight, so true

Great book. Easy to listen to and very insightful. it's so true what's said in the book, and so simple!

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Just brilliant

For me - life changing. Everything you need to hear in one book. Perfect in audio. Thank you!

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Challenging but

This book challenged me in many ways. It exposed me to where I am avoiding in life and what to do about it. Very good book. Highly recommend.

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would listen again

good listen very relaxing and filled with plenty information. would recommend to others. keep interested

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Good book but not for me

I could see this working for many people, but it didn't communicate as much to me.

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Thought Provoking

Although I don't necessarily agree with everything in this book, there is a lot of truth here and I can see how this book will help a lot of people to feel better about themselves and lead happier and more fulfilled lives.

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Life changing

Self-love is the foundation, without it... nothing can stand.

Blake puts it into words, reinforcing this truth.

Thank you Blake. You help save me.

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  • 15-09-21

Life Changing

This book was life changing for me. I started this book years ago and could not connect quick enough to keep me interested. In the meantime I have listened to many other books about inner growth and self love that had simpler concepts, more story telling and that I would consider to be less informative but more “entertaining”. The second time I was in a better place to grasp these huge, profound, life changing concepts. I Love this book and am grateful to the author for writing it.

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  • 21-04-21

Great book!

Must read if you’re trying to move forward in your spiritual journey and to love yourself.

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  • pjr@aws
  • 27-08-20

Awful

By chapter 3 it was clear this was not worth further investment of time and effort. By chapter 5 I’d had enough of Bauer stringing out the same simple message with contrived pseudospiritual verbal diarrhea. Save you money and listen to Ram Das, Tolle, or any number of more credible options

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  • 19-05-17

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Truly dreadful. Not a shred of science just a lot of nonsense. Don't waste you time or Money

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