Audiobooks for Feeling Good and Doing Better

A lot of the time, we feel like we have to make grand resolutions for a brand new year: we’re going to climb 10 mountains, read 100 books, and never leave our laundry for just a day too long. But what if we stepped back and simplified our resolutions? This year we want to feel good. This year we want to do better. And that’s enough.

Let these expert voices support you each step of the way on your path to peace.

In Bravey, author, narrator, and Olympic runner Alexi Pappas fearlessly and honestly shares her battle with post-Olympic depression and describes how she emerged on the other side as a thriving and self-actualized woman. Pappas’s experiences reveal how we can all overcome hardship, befriend pain, celebrate victory, relish the loyalty found in teammates, and claim joy. In short: how every one of us can become a bravey.

Take a Nap! Change Your Life.
Author: Sara Mednick
Read By: Sara Mednick

Imagine a product that boosts creativity, helps you make better decisions, keeps you looking younger, elevates your mood, and strengthens memory. Now imagine that this product is absolutely free. This miracle drug is, in fact, nothing more than the nap: the right nap at the right time. Take a Nap! Change Your Life., written and read by researcher Sara C. Mednick, Ph.D, is the scientifically-based breakthrough program that shows how we can fight the fatigue epidemic.

Inspired by his young daughter’s insatiable need to know how to do almost everything, Tom Vanderbilt begins a year of learning purely for the sake of learning. Ultimately, he shares how a refreshed sense of curiosity opened him up to a profound happiness and a deeper connection to the people around him–and how small acts of reinvention, at any age, can make life seem magical.

Author: Kirk Snyder
Read By: Kirk Snyder

In Finding Work You Love, award-winning University of Southern California business school professor Kirk Snyder helps you match the value you alone bring to today’s new job market with work that rewards you for who you are in the professional world. Stories from current students, college grads, and new professionals who have used this system show you how easy it is to navigate the process. If you’re ready to find the fulfilling and successful career you’ve dreamed of, start here.

We all want to be loved and to feel safe to express who we really are. In The Child in You, psychologist Stefanie Stahl guides you, step-by-step, through her therapeutic method that has helped millions to peel away these layers and reconnect with their inner child. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood, or to bring your authentic self out from the shadows so you can embody your radiant individuality.

Author: Matthew Emerzian
Read By: Neil Shah

Matthew Emerzian’s idea was simple… what if we could get millions of people to engage in simple acts that were good for the world? And, in doing so, we would make the world a better place and also help people understand how much and why they matter. Every Monday Matters is a practical guide to help the listener get inspired and live authentically.

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