Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence [Audiobook]

Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence [Audiobook]
Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence [Audiobook] by Rick Hanson, read by the Author
2013 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 7 hrs 40 mins | 210.97MB

Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated?

Because your brain evolved to learn quickly from bad experiences but slowly from the good ones.

You can change this.

Hardwiring Happiness lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence, and peace. Dr. Hanson’s four steps build strengths into your brain— balancing its ancient negativity bias—making contentment and a powerful sense of resilience the new normal. In mere minutes each day, we can transform our brains into refuges and power centers of calm and happiness.

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business [Audiobook]

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business [Audiobook]
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business [Audiobook] by Charles Duhigg, read by Mike Chamberlain
2016 | M4B@64 kbps + EPUB | 10 hrs 22 mins | 282.98MB

From the author of the New York Times best-selling phenomenon The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today's world, managing how you think - rather than what you think - can transform your life.

A young woman drops out of a PhD program and starts playing poker. By training herself to envision contradictory futures, she learns to anticipate her opponents' missteps - and becomes one of the most successful players in the world.

A group of data scientists at Google embark on a four-year study of how the best teams function and find that how a group interacts is much more important than who is in the group - a principle, it turns out, that also helps explain why Saturday Night Live became a hit.

A Marine Corps general, faced with low morale among recruits, reimagines boot camp - and discovers that instilling a "bias toward action" can turn even the most directionless teenagers into self-motivating achievers.

The filmmakers behind Disney's Frozen are nearly out of time and on the brink of catastrophe - until they shake up their team in just the right way, spurring a creative breakthrough that leads to one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

What do these people have in common?

They know that productivity relies on making certain choices. The way we see ourselves and frame our daily decisions; the big ambitions we embrace and the easy goals we ignore; the cultures we establish as leaders to drive innovation; the way we interact with data: These are the things that separate the merely busy from the genuinely productive.

At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key concepts - from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making - that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics - as well as the experiences of CEOs, educational reformers, four-star generals, FBI agents, airplane pilots, and Broadway songwriters - this painstakingly researched book explains that the most productive people, companies, and organizations don't merely act differently. They view the world, and their choices, in profoundly different ways.

Life's Golden Ticket: A Story About Second Chances [Audiobook]

Life's Golden Ticket: A Story About Second Chances [Audiobook]
Life's Golden Ticket: A Story About Second Chances [Audiobook] by Brendon Burchard, read by Richard Rohan
2016 | MP3@64 kbps + PDF | 6 hrs 13 mins | 176.65MB

The classic inspirational parable from the top motivation and marketing trainer and number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Millionaire Messenger - a triumphant tale of personal growth and change that will inspire anyone who has ever wished for a second chance.

What if you were handed a golden ticket that could magically start your life anew?

That question is at the heart of Life's Golden Ticket. Brendon Burchard tells the story of a man who is so trapped in the prison of his past that he cannot see the possibilities, the choices, and the gifts before him. To soothe his fiancée, Mary, clinging to life in a hospital bed, the man takes the envelope she offers and heads to an old, abandoned amusement park that she begs him to visit.

To his surprise, when he steps through the rusted entrance gates, the park magically comes to life. Guided by the wise groundskeeper, Henry, the man will encounter park employees, answer difficult questions, overcome obstacles, listen to lessons from those wiser than he, and take a hard look at himself.

At the end of his journey, the man opens Mary's mysterious envelope. Inside is a golden ticket - the final phase in turning his tragic life's story of loss and regret into a triumphant tale of love and redemption.

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