How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be [Audiobook]

How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be [Audiobook]
How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be [Audiobook]
Author: Katy Milkman | Narrators: Katy Milkman, Angela Duckworth
2021 | MP3@128 kbps + EPUB | 6h 14m | 342.87MB

Award-winning Wharton professor and Choiceology podcast host Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavior change. In this groundbreaking book, Milkman reveals a proven path that can take you from where you are to where you want to be, with a foreword from psychologist Angela Duckworth, the best-selling author of Grit.

Set audacious goals. Foster good habits. Create social support. You've surely heard this advice before. If you've ever tried to change or encourage it - to boost exercise or healthy eating, to prevent missed deadlines or kick-start savings - then you know there are thousands of apps, books, and YouTube videos promising to help and offering sound guidance. And yet, you're still not where you want to be.

This trailblazing book from award-winning behavioral scientist and Wharton professor Katy Milkman explains why. In a career devoted to uncovering what helps people change, Milkman has discovered a crucial thing many of us get wrong: our strategy. Change, she's learned, comes most readily when you understand what's standing between you and success and tailor your solution to that roadblock. If you want to work out more but find exercise difficult and boring, downloading a goal-setting app probably won't help. But what if, instead, you transformed your workouts so they became a source of pleasure instead of a chore? Turning an uphill battle into a downhill one is the key to success.

Drawing on Milkman's original research and the work of her dozens of world-renowned scientific collaborators, How to Change shares an innovative new approach that will help you change or encourage change in others. Through case studies, engaging stories, and examples from cutting-edge research, this book illustrates how to identify and overcome the barriers that regularly stand in the way of change. How to Change will teach you:

  • Why timing can be everything when it comes to making a change
  • How to turn temptation and inertia into assets that can help you conquer your goals
  • That giving advice, even if it's about something you're struggling with, can help you achieve more

Whether you're a manager, coach, or teacher aiming to help others change for the better or are struggling to kick-start change yourself, How to Change offers an invaluable, science-based blueprint for achieving your goals, once and for all.

The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty [Audiobook]

The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty [Audiobook]
The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty [Audiobook]
Author: Lisa Levitt Gainsley | Narrator: Jean Ann Douglass
2021 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 9h 17m | 257.04MB

A first-of-its-kind guide that outlines and explains the health-promoting properties of lymphatic massage, featuring five-minute self-massage sequences anyone can do at home.

Thanks to the astonishing results it provides - glowing skin, a flatter stomach, enhanced immunity, and full-body detox - the practice of manually stimulating the lymphatic system has become one of the most popular wellness practices today. Lymphatic drainage works because the lymphatic system - a complex geography of rivers that snake throughout the body just beneath the surface of the skin - connects every other bodily system. When lymph flows, everything else flows, too.

In this first-of-its-kind guide, veteran lymphatic drainage practitioner, educator, and advocate Lisa Levitt Gainsley explains how to maintain lymphatic health, sharing the five-minute self-massage techniques she originally developed for her high-powered Los Angeles clientele. These simple sequences are tailored to address a number of specific and common issues: bloating, headaches, digestive problems, immune health, anxiety, weight loss, acne, inflammation, and more.

Whether you just want to look and feel your best or are facing a more serious health issue such as cancer treatment or recovery, The Book of Lymph offers educational and practical instruction to help you cultivate a body free of pain and lethargy, activate a calmer state of being, and boost overall glow - in just five minutes a day.

Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine [Audiobook]

Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine [Audiobook]
Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine [Audiobook]
Author: Robert H Lustig | Narrator: Charles Constant
2021 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 12h 3m | 332.78MB

The New York Times best-selling author of Fat Chance explains the eight pathologies that underlie all chronic disease, documents how processed food has impacted them to ruin our health, economy, and environment over the past 50 years, and proposes an urgent manifesto and strategy to cure both us and the planet.

Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric neuroendocrinologist who has long been on the cutting edge of medicine and science, challenges our current healthcare paradigm which has gone off the rails under the influence of Big Food, Big Pharma, and Big Government.

You can’t solve a problem if you don’t know what the problem is. One of Lustig’s singular gifts as a communicator is his ability to “connect the dots” for the general listener, in order to unpack the scientific data and concepts behind his arguments, as he tells the “real story of food” and “the story of real food”.

Metabolical weaves the interconnected strands of nutrition, health/disease, medicine, environment, and society into a completely new fabric by proving on a scientific basis a series of iconoclastic revelations, among them:

  • Medicine for chronic disease treats symptoms, not the disease itself
  • You can diagnose your own biochemical profile
  • Chronic diseases are not "druggable," but they are "foodable"
  • Processed food isn’t just toxic, it’s addictive
  • The war between vegan and keto is a false war - the combatants are on the same side
  • Big Food, Big Pharma, and Big Government are on the other side

Making the case that food is the only lever we have to effect biochemical change to improve our health, Lustig explains what to eat based on two novel criteria: protect the liver, and feed the gut. He insists that if we do not fix our food and change the way we eat, we will continue to court chronic disease, bankrupt healthcare, and threaten the planet. But there is hope: this book explains what’s needed to fix all three.

Connection: How to Find the Life You're Looking for in the Life You Have [Audiobook]

Connection: How to Find the Life You're Looking for in the Life You Have [Audiobook]
Connection: How to Find the Life You're Looking for in the Life You Have [Audiobook]
Author: Kristine Klussman PhD | Narrator: Wendy Tremont King
2021 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 9h 46m | 268.78MB

We are in the midst of an epidemic of loneliness. Though modern technology purports to "connect" us like never before, we live increasingly isolated and insulated lives, painfully disconnected from each other, from our values, and from ourselves. Indeed, almost 70 percent of Americans report they don't have a single person they can confide in.

Rooted in established scientific findings, as well as her own research and clinical experience, Harvard-trained psychologist and connection researcher Dr. Kristine Klussman's approach to well-being is simple and transformative. Klussman shows us that the way to achieve true happiness and fulfillment is not by striving toward them at all, but rather by cultivating connection in our everyday lives.

Connection brings listeners an eye-opening and actionable guide that teaches how to nurture your own self-knowledge and integrity - and how to use that knowledge to shape a life rich with meaning and purpose. With Connection, you will discover how to connect with yourself and the world around you in deeper and more significant ways. Through experiential exercises and guided reflection, Klussman teaches listeners how to live their best lives in alignment with their values, hopes, and dreams.

Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path [Audiobook]

Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path [Audiobook]
Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path [Audiobook]
Author: Polly Young-Eisendrath | Narrator: Holly Palance
2020 | M4B@128 kbps + EPUB | 8h 47m | 478.91MB

Learn how to successfully negotiate conflicts and deepen our most intimate relationships in this practical and thoughtful guide by an experienced Buddhist teacher, psychotherapist, and couples counselor.

A committed relationship, as most people see it today, is a partnership of equals who share values and goals, a team united by love and dedicated to each other’s growth on every level. This contemporary model for coupledom requires real intention and work, and, more often than not, the traditional archetypes of relationships experienced by our parents and grandparents fail us or seem irrelevant.

Utilizing the wisdom of her years of personal and professional practice, Young-Eisendrath dismantles our idealized projections about love, while revealing how mindfulness and communication can help us identify and honor the differences with our partners and strengthen our bonds.

These practical and time-tested guidelines are rooted in sound understanding of modern psychology and offer concrete ideas and the necessary tools to reinforce and reinvigorate our deepest relationships.

Raw Veganism: The Philosophy of The Human Diet [Audiobook]

Raw Veganism: The Philosophy of The Human Diet [Audiobook]
Raw Veganism: The Philosophy of The Human Diet [Audiobook]
Author: Carlo Alvaro | Narrator: John Chancer
2021 | MP3@64 kbps + PDF | 7h 8m | 196.49MB

Human beings are getting fatter and sicker. As we question what we eat and why we eat it, this audiobook argues that living well involves consuming a raw vegan diet.

With eating healthfully and eating ethically being simpler said than done, this book argues that the best solution to health, environmental and ethical problems concerning animals is raw veganism - the human diet. The human diet is what humans are naturally designed to eat, and that is a raw vegan diet of fruit, tender leafy greens and occasionally nuts and seeds. While veganism raises challenging questions over the ethics of consuming animal products, while also considering the environmental impact of the agriculture industry, raw veganism goes a step further and argues that consuming cooked food is also detrimental to our health and the environment.

Exploring the scientific and philosophical aspects of raw veganism, this novel audiobook is essential listening for all interested in promoting ethical, healthful and sustainable diets.

Live More Think Less: Overcoming Depression and Sadness with Metacognitive Therapy [Audiobook]

Live More Think Less: Overcoming Depression and Sadness with Metacognitive Therapy [Audiobook]
Live More Think Less: Overcoming Depression and Sadness with Metacognitive Therapy [Audiobook]
Author: Pia Callesen | Narrator: Antonia Davies
2020 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 4h 38m | 254.89MB

Live More Think Less presents strategies for regaining control over your thoughts - learning not only how to overcome depression, but how to avoid developing it altogether.

Many of us believe that the best way to treat crises and challenges is to process them: to mull over and analyse the stresses, anxieties and traumas we face. But this perception is misguided. Instead, we should think of our mind as a sieve through which everything slips unless we choose to hold on to it. But how do we let go of those negative thoughts we’ve held on to which are weighing us down?

The first practical book on metacognitive therapy - a groundbreaking new treatment for depression - Live More Think Less presents guidance, case studies and exercises and tips from the therapy room. Dr Pia Callesen shows us that depression is not an inevitable disease but something which we can learn to control and prevent by living more and thinking less.

The Power of Ignorance: How Creative Solutions Emerge When We Admit What We Don’t Know [Audiobook]

The Power of Ignorance: How Creative Solutions Emerge When We Admit What We Don’t Know [Audiobook]
The Power of Ignorance: How Creative Solutions Emerge When We Admit What We Don’t Know [Audiobook]
Author: Dave Trott | Narrator: Paul Winter
2021 | M4B@128 kbps + EPUB | 5h 10m | 282.27MB

In this latest collection of real-life stories, Dave Trott provides lessons about problem solving and creative thinking that can be applied in advertising, business, and the wider world.

With his trademark wit, wisdom, and critical eye, he shows how great problem solvers and creative thinkers are those who are not afraid to say “I don’t know."

How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good for You, Others, and the Planet [Audiobook]

How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good for You, Others, and the Planet [Audiobook]
How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good for You, Others, and the Planet [Audiobook]
Author and Narrator: Sophie Egan
2021 | M4B@128 kbps + EPUB + PDF | 7h 15m | 402.89MB

A radically practical guide to making food choices that are good for you, others, and the planet.

Is organic really worth it? Are eggs ok to eat? If so, which ones are best for you, and for the chicken - cage-free, free-range, pasture-raised? What about farmed salmon, soy milk, sugar, gluten, fermented foods, coconut oil, almonds? Thumbs-up, thumbs-down, or somewhere in between?

Using three criteria - Is it good for me? Is it good for others? Is it good for the planet? - Sophie Egan helps us navigate the bewildering world of food so that we can all become conscious eaters. To eat consciously is not about diets, fads, or hard-and-fast rules. It’s about having straightforward, accurate information to make smart, thoughtful choices amid the chaos of conflicting news and marketing hype. An expert on food’s impact on human and environmental health, Egan organizes the book into four categories - stuff that comes from the ground, stuff that comes from animals, stuff that comes from factories, and stuff that’s made in restaurant kitchens. This practical guide offers bottom-line answers to your most top-of-mind questions about what to eat.

The No-Regrets Guide to Retirement: How to Live Well, Invest Wisely and Make Your Money Last [Audiobook]

The No-Regrets Guide to Retirement: How to Live Well, Invest Wisely and Make Your Money Last [Audiobook]
The No-Regrets Guide to Retirement: How to Live Well, Invest Wisely and Make Your Money Last [Audiobook]
Author: Patricia Howard | Narrator: Anna Hruby
2021 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 6h 35m | 181.76MB

'Do I have enough money to retire, and how do I make sure my money will last, no matter how long I live?' These are the two biggest questions facing anyone planning their retirement.

Drawing on years of experience as both a senior finance journalist and qualified financial planner, Patricia Howard answers these key questions and many others by providing simple solutions and trusted strategies for the 500,000 Australians who will retire during the next five years.

This title addresses the two greatest modern challenges facing all Australians reaching the end of their working lives: that retirement might last for decades and that retirees, often for the first time in their lives, are being charged with the responsibility of managing large sums of money in their superannuation funds. Retirement provides great advice to listeners to plan ahead, to ensure results and avoid the biggest pitfalls so they can enjoy their retirement.

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