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The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, ...
by Catherine Gray

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English

Pages

274

Publication Date

December 28, 2017

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<p></p><h3> <b><i>THE SUNDAY TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Not remotely preachy' -<b><i> The Times</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Jaunty, shrewd and convincing' -<b><i> Sunday Telegraph</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Admirably honest, light, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying.' - <b>Alice O'Keeffe, <i>Guardian</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Truthful, modern and real' - <b><i>Stylist</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - <b><i>Marie Claire</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> <b>Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. 64% of Brits want to drink less.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> Catherine Gray </b>was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.</p><p> But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This <b>gripping, heart-breaking and witty</b> book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality. <b>A life with zero hangovers, through sober weddings, sex, Christmases and breakups. </b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> </b>In <i>The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober</i>, Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.</p><p> Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, <b>you will love this book</b>.</p><p> 'Haunting, admirable and enlightening' -<b><i> The Pool</i> </b></p><p> 'A riveting, raw, yet humorous memoir with actionable advice.' <b>-</b> <b>Annie Grace, author of <i>This Naked Mind </i></b></p><p> 'Like listening to your best friend teach you to be sober. Lighthearted but serious, it's packed with ideas, tools, tips and, most importantly, reasons for living a sober life.'<b>- Eric Zimmer, host of podcast <i>The One You Feed</i> </b></p><p> 'Gray's fizzy writing succeeds in making this potentially boring-as-hell subject both engaging and highly seductive' - <b><i>The Bookseller</i></b></p><p> 'Her exquisitely crafted thoughts on the joys of being sober are not only deeply honest and pragmatic, but she manages to infuse tons of humor. This is a delightful, informative, and compelling read for all those who are sober or seeking sobriety.' - <b>Sasha Tozzi, <i>Huffington Post</i></b></p>
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Lear...
by Kevin Horsley

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English

Pages

143

Publication Date

January 26, 2014

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<h2>Kevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013...</h2><br /><b>And You're About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More Success</b><br /><br />With over 200,000 copies sold, <i>Unlimited Memory</i> is a Wall Street Journal Best Seller and has been the #1 memory book on Amazon for more than two years. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages including French, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian.<br /><br />Most people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory.<br /><br />In this book, you're about to learn:<br /><br /><h2>How the World's Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can Too</h2><br />Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done?<br /><br />In Unlimited Memory, you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress and mistakes at work.<br /><br />In this book, you'll find all the tools, strategies and techniques you need to improve your memory.<br /><br />Here鈥檚 just a taste of the memory methods you'll learn in this book:<br /> <ul><br /> <li> The 3 bad habits that keep you from easily remembering important information</li><br /> <li> How a simple pattern of thinking can stop you from imprinting and remembering key facts, figures and ideas, and how to break this old pattern so you鈥檒l never again be known as someone with a 鈥渂ad memory鈥?lt;/li><br /> <li> How to <b>master your attention</b> so you can focus and concentrate longer, even during challenging or stressful situations</li><br /> <li> How to use your car to remember anything you want (like long lists or information you need to remember for your studies or personal life) <b>without writing anything down</b></li><br /> <li> Simple methods that allow you to nail down tough information or complex concepts quickly and easily</li><br /><li> How to combine your long-term memory (things you already know and will never forget) and short-term memory (information you want to remember right now) to <b>create instant recall</b> for tests, presentations and important projects</li><br /><li> The simple, invisible mental <b>technique for remembering names</b> without social awkwardness or anxiety</li><br /><li> How using your imagination to bring boring information to life can help you <i>dramatically improve your attention span and recall</i></li><br /><li> An incredible strategy for remembering numbers (the same system Kevin used to remember Pi to 10,000 digits and beat the world memory record by 14 minutes)</li><br /><li> How to use a mental map to <b>lock in and connect hundreds or even thousands of ideas in your long-term memory</b> (this method will allow you to become a leading expert in your field faster than you ever dreamed possible)</li></ul><br />If you're ready to harness the incredible power of your mind to remember more in less time, this book is for you.<br /><br /><b>About the Author</b><br /><br />For over 25 years, Kevin Horsley has been analyzing the mind and memory and its capacity for brilliance. He is one of only a few people in the world to have received the title of International Grandmaster of Memory. He is a World Memory Championship medalist, and a two-time World Record holder for The Everest of memory tests. Kevin is also an author of four books, and the designer of a mathematics game with the Serious Games Institute at North-West University Vaal Campus.<br /><br />His work has been featured in The Oprah Magazine, Time, Forbes, Inc., The Huffington Post, ELLE, Longevity and on numerous TV and radio shows. <br /><br />Kevin is an International professional speaker and has spoken in many different countries. He assists organizations in improving their learning, motivation, creativity and thinking.
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock ...
by Jim Kwik

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English

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Publication Date

April 28, 2020

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<b>You have no limitations.</b><br /><br />That's right. In spite of what others have told you-or even what you have told yourself-your limitations are nothing but a lie, and your potential is infinite. And the only thing required to unlock that potential is one fundamental tool:<br /><br />To learn how to learn.<br /><br />This is what is revealed in this remarkable book. Jim Kwik will show you proven "mind hacking" strategies backed by scientific studies, ancient wisdom, and decades of experience working with CEOs of Fortune 100 companies, celebrities, and students. You're going to discover how to learn anything from marketing to music to Mandarin. And once you have that power, anything is possible.<br /><br />This book will show you how to upgrade your brain to memorize more, read and learn faster, and hyper-focus on your goals. Because when you activate your superbrain, anything is possible. Get ready to:聽<br /><br />路 Grasp the mindset, motivation, and methods you need to supercharge your brain<br />路 Use scientifically proven methods to take back control of your busy, distracted life<br />路 Learn how to conquer the four "supervillains" that may stand in your way<br />路 Get simple, effective step-by-step tools and see improvement overnight<br />路 Take the 10-Day Kwik-Start Challenge<br /><br /><i>Limitless</i>聽is a book unlike any you've read before. Here, in one place, is everything you need-a time-tested approach that will change forever the way you see your future and what's possible in your life.
Practical Self-Discipline: Become a Relentless Goal-Achieving and...
by Peter Hollins

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English

Pages

195

Publication Date

February 01, 2020

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<h2><b>A true guide for procrastinators, slackers, couch potatoes, and <i>those who get what they want right now, instead of what they want the most</i>.</b></h2><br />Want to get somewhere worth going? It's not going to be easy, and it's not going to be comfortable. So, now what? This book gives you the missing key to all that you want in life. <br /><br /><b>Practical Self-Discipline</b> is exactly what the title promises: PRACTICAL. You will gain scientifically-proven new perspectives and tips to manage your day, energy, motivation, and self-discipline. In doing so, you will also deeply learn about your brain and what it is that drives you on a biological basis. You'll learn how to deal with the tangled, contradictory mess that is the human psyche, and use it to your advantage for once! Unlock the secrets of how top performers consistently exercise self-discipline.<br /><br />It can be frustrating to glide through life not competing things, or leaving things unfinished. It can be painful, even. But now, discover how to practically implement self-discipline into your life - mostly painlessly - and become a master finisher. <br /><br /><h2><b>Overcome the barriers that actually lead to "laziness".</b></h2><br />Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with dozens of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2><b>Adjust your psychology to master discomfort and master your impulses.</b></h2><br />鈥? simple formulas for getting things done and evaluating yourself. <br /><b>鈥 timebox, an unschedule, and a calendar: what they can do for you.</b><br />鈥onstruct the most helpful to-do list that will also motivate you and organize your life.<br /><b>鈥hy you should actually read less, read Homer's Odysseus, and slice your life into categories.</b><br /><br /><h2><b>Daily self-discipline will fundamentally change your life.</b></H2><br />A goal without the self-discipline necessary to enact it will remain just a dream or fantasy. Does this describe you more often than not? It doesn鈥檛 matter what you want to do - you might want to become a CEO or just clean more consistently - self-discipline is one of the most important life skills because it is the skill of doing and executing.<br /><br /><h1><B>Start AND finish your tasks by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.</b></h1><br /><br />This is the fifth book in the 鈥淟ive a Disciplined Life鈥?series, as listed below:<br /><br />1.The Science of Self-Discipline: The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals<br />2.Finish What You Start: The Art of Following Through, Taking Action, Executing, & Self-Discipline<br />3.Neuro-Discipline: Everyday Neuroscience for Self-Discipline, Focus, and Defeating Your Brain鈥檚 Impulsive and Distracted Nature<br />4.Mind Over Matter: The Self-Discipline to Execute Without Excuses, Control Your Impulses, and Keep Going When You Want to Give Up<br />5. Practical Self-Discipline<br />6. La ciencia de la autodisciplina
52 Small Changes for the Mind: Improve Memory * Minimize Stress *...
by Brett Blumenthal

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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Small changes work. In this practical ebook, wellness expert Brett Blumenthal reveals how to hone in on the mind as the foundation of overall health and well-being. She presents one small, achievable change every week鈥攆rom developing music appreciation to eating brain-boosting foods, practicing mono-tasking, incorporating play, and more. The accumulation of these lifestyle changes ultimately leads to improved memory, less stress, increased productivity, and sustained happiness. Backed by research from leading experts and full of helpful charts and worksheets, <em>52 Small Changes for the Mind</em> provides a road map to a better life鈥攁nd proves that the journey can be as rewarding as the destination.
Neuro-Discipline: Everyday Neuroscience for Self-Discipline, Focu...
by Peter Hollins

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English

Pages

229

Publication Date

October 18, 2019

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<h2><b>Control your brain so it doesn鈥檛 control you. A science-based approach to getting things done and avoiding laziness and procrastination.</b></h2><br />Our brains are not wired for goal achievement. They are wired only for speed, survival, and the present moment. It鈥檚 time to defeat this primal tendency and make self-discipline your new normal.<br /><br /><h2><b>Stop leaving tasks unstarted and/or unfinished. You鈥檙e better than that.</b></h2><br /><u><b>Neuro-Discipline</b></u> tells the tale of two battling brains, and why we are predisposed to laziness and energy conservation. Time after time, we take the path of least resistance to our detriment. The key to beating this is understanding the brain鈥檚 imperatives and working with them. <u><b>Neuro-Discipline</b></u> is your layperson鈥檚 guide to self-discipline success - just enough biology and psychology to give important context, while ensuring that you don鈥檛 get stuck in the minutiae. <br /><br /><h2><b>This isn鈥檛 a textbook; it has over 20 actionable tips you can use TODAY.</b></h2><br />Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with dozens of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2><b>Learn to beat your temptations, excuses, and weaknesses.</b></h2><br />鈥earn about the two brains and the two versions of you that are always locked in battle.<br />鈥?lt;b>How to trick the brain for action and productivity without working against it.</b><br />鈥he role of dopamine and how we can simulate it for our own purposes.<br />鈥?lt;b>How to talk to yourself and design your environment to stay on track.</b><br />鈥eframing excuses and dissecting your emotional reactions.<br />鈥?lt;b>How to create a calm mind for ruthless execution. </b><br /><br /><h2><b>Discomfort, boredom, frustration, and laziness are temporary. Self-discipline is forever.</b></h2><br />We aren鈥檛 meant to lie in bed and relax. We are meant to pursue our goals and find satisfaction and fulfillment. Along the way, self-discipline is the most required ingredient. The ability to do unpleasant and uncomfortable things is what determines how our lives play out. How will you live your life?<br /><br /><h1>Take control of your life by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.</h1><br /><br />This is the third book in the 鈥淟ive a Disciplined Life鈥?series, as listed below:<br /><br />1.The Science of Self-Discipline: The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals<br />2.Finish What You Start: The Art of Following Through, Taking Action, Executing, & Self-Discipline<br />3.Neuro-Discipline: Everyday Neuroscience for Self-Discipline, Focus, and Defeating Your Brain鈥檚 Impulsive and Distracted Nature<br />4.Mind Over Matter: The Self-Discipline to Execute Without Excuses, Control Your Impulses, and Keep Going When You Want to Give Up<br />5. Practical Self-Discipline<br />6. La ciencia de la autodisciplina<br />
A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You...
by Barbara Oakley

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English

Pages

332

Publication Date

July 31, 2014

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<b>The companion book to COURSERA廬's wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"</b><br /><br />Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, <i>A Mind for Numbers</i> offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options鈥攂oth to rise in the military and to explore other careers鈥攕he returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life.<br /> 聽<br /> In <i>A Mind for Numbers</i>, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively鈥攕ecrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they鈥檇 known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there鈥檚 only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions鈥攜ou just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think!
The Only Skill that Matters: The Proven Methodology to Read Faste...
by Jonathan A. Levi

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English

Pages

130

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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In the next ten years, every knowledge worker on earth will become one of two things: invaluable or obsolete. No matter the industry, the pace of progress and new information is faster today than ever before in human history鈥攁nd it鈥檚 accelerating exponentially.<BR><BR>In this new reality, how can we possibly hope to keep up? How can we learn, unlearn, and relearn fast enough to stay relevant in the world to come?<BR><BR>In <i>The Only Skill That Matters</i>, <B>Jonathan Levi</B> unveils a powerful, neuroscience-based approach to reading faster, remembering more, and learning more effectively. You鈥檒l master the ancient techniques being used by world record holders and competitive memory athletes to unlock the incredible capacity of the human brain. You鈥檒l learn to double or triple your reading speed, enhance your focus, and optimize your cognitive performance. Most importantly, you鈥檒l be empowered to confidently approach any subject鈥攆rom technical skills, to names and faces, to foreign languages, and even speeches鈥攁nd learn it with ease.
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Eve...
by Joshua Foer

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English

Pages

317

Publication Date

March 03, 2011

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<b>The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory<br /><br /></b>An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, <i>Moonwalking with Einstein</i> recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human memory. From the United States Memory Championship to deep within the author's own mind, this is an electrifying work of journalism that reminds us that, in every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories.<b><br /></b>
Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget I...
by Gabriel Wyner

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English

Pages

338

Publication Date

August 05, 2014

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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who鈥檝e despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick.<b> </b>At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks <i>six </i>languages fluently.聽 He didn鈥檛 learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In <i>Fluent Forever</i> Wyner reveals what he鈥檚 discovered.聽 <br /><b>聽</b><br />The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach.聽<i>Fluent Forever</i>聽tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up.聽<br />聽<br />Starting with pronunciation, you鈥檒l learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into聽<i>familiar</i>聽sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using聽tricks from opera singers and actors.聽Next, you'll聽begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to聽<i>think</i>聽in a foreign language<i>.聽 </i>And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in聽<i>minutes</i>聽every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--<i>without </i>the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. <br />聽<br />This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn聽a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.

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