Switch Off: How to Find Calm in a Noisy World [Audiobook]

Switch Off: How to Find Calm in a Noisy World [Audiobook]
Switch Off: How to Find Calm in a Noisy World [Audiobook] by Angela Lockwood, read by the Author
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 4 hrs 25 mins | 121.44MB

A modern-day guide to slowing down in a fast-paced world.

Switch Off shows you how to take that sorely needed time-out. We all know about the benefits of slowing down and disconnecting: reduced stress, higher satisfaction, better performance, higher productivity, tighter focus, reduced depression, and innumerable other positive health effects. The big question is, "How?" When we're all stuck in a cycle of demands and pressure, it feels hard to prioritize slowing down. How do we step back and find the time to take care of ourselves? This book shows you how to let go of the guilt, turn off the phone, and step away to reenergize and refocus. Whether you need a true vacation or just an uninterrupted cup of tea, you'll learn how to integrate the skills of slowing down into your life so you can do what you need when you need it. Written by a health professional who has witnessed the impact of being constantly switched on both professionally and personally, this book gives you more than permission to disconnect - it gives you a real-world blueprint for taking the time that you need.

This book shows you why it's so important to slow down and how it actually is possible in what can be a pressured and overwhelming world.

  • Choose how you use your time
  • Stop feeling guilty for practicing self-care
  • Boost your energy and productivity levels
  • Harness the power of perspective and focus
  • Learn how to create an environment that supports your health and well-being

From the executive needing time to contemplate big decisions to the teenager closing their bedroom door to be alone, we all need time to disconnect. Switch Off shows you how to do just that, with expert guidance with you the whole way.

A Selfish Plan to Change the World: Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems [Audiobook]

A Selfish Plan to Change the World: Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems [Audiobook]
A Selfish Plan to Change the World: Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems [Audiobook] by Justin Dillon, read by the Author
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 8 hrs 28 mins | 232.79MB

You are exactly what the world needs.

What if your search for meaning could solve the world's problems? What if everything you are passionate about could save a life or change history? Justin Dillon argues it can, and A Selfish Plan to Change the World shows how.

In this paradigm-shifting new book, Dillon - the founder of Slavery Footprint and Made in a Free World - reveals the secret to a life of deep and lasting significance: the discovery that our need for meaning is inextricably linked to the needs of the world. A Selfish Plan to Change the World delivers a revolutionary method for meeting both needs.

Drawing upon his own unlikely transformation from touring musician to founder of a global movement and telling the stories of other surprising world changers, Dillon shows how to create a life of deep purpose by stepping into the problems of the world. Taking listeners on a journey from sweatshops in India to punk rock concerts in Ireland, Dillon exposes the limitations of the "giving back" approach involving donations and volunteerism to reveal the unexpected power of "giving in" to pursue self-interest in a way that alters the very dynamics of the world's most challenging problems.

A Selfish Plan to Change the World is your "self-help-others" guide to a life that matters, demonstrating how you can repurpose your existing talents, backstory, and networks to improve the lives of others. Changing the world no longer belongs only to martyrs and professional do-gooders. You can live an extraordinary life. You can change the world. All you ever needed was a plan.

Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can't See Clearly [Audiobook]

Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can't See Clearly [Audiobook]
Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can't See Clearly [Audiobook] by Isaac Lidsky, read by the Author
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 8 hrs 36 mins | 236.49MB

In Eyes Wide Open, Isaac Lidsky draws on his experience of achieving immense success, joy, and fulfillment while losing his sight to a blinding disease to show us that it isn't external circumstances but how we perceive and respond to them that governs our reality.

Fear has a tendency to give us tunnel vision - we fill the unknown with our worst imaginings and cling to what's familiar. But when confronted with new challenges, we need to think more broadly and adapt. When Isaac Lidsky learned that he was beginning to go blind at age 13, eventually losing his sight entirely by the time he was 25, he initially thought that blindness would mean an end to his early success and his hopes for the future. Paradoxically, losing his sight gave him the vision to take responsibility for his reality and thrive. Lidsky graduated from Harvard College at age 19, served as a Supreme Court law clerk, fathered four children, and turned a failing construction subcontractor into a highly profitable business.

Whether we're blind or not, our vision is limited by our past experiences, biases, and emotions. Lidsky shows us how we can overcome paralyzing fears, avoid falling prey to our own assumptions and faulty leaps of logic, silence our inner critics, harness our strength, and live with open hearts and minds. In sharing his hard-won insights, Lidsky shows us how we, too, can confront life's trials with initiative, humor, and grace.

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