Discover how each of these authors started asking big questions—of others and of themselvesâ€”in an effort to uncover how we grow into the people we are, and what we can do when weâ€™re ready to change as adults. Plus, find out whose experience narrating took him back to his â€śhigh school musical theater nerdâ€ť days!
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Like many of us, Andy Boyle struggled with his weight all his life. But it wasn’t until one fateful pants-splitting incident that he realized he really ought to do something about it. As he fumbled through his weight-loss journey, Andy learned the hard way that there’s a difference between real, effective methods and the crap that big businesses are trying to sell you. In Big Problems, Andy explores the reasons why we’ve gotten fat in the first place as well as real ways to lose those extra pounds.
The Buddha didnâ€™t use an MRI to become enlightened, and yet 2,500 years later neuroscientists are discovering the mechanisms of the brain that underpin the Buddhaâ€™s penetrating analysis of the mind. With deep research, stories, guided meditations, examples, and applications, Dr. Hanson offers a fascinating, inspiring vision of who we can be—and an effective path for fulfilling this wonderful possibility.
In his new audiobook, bestselling author John Oâ€™Leary invites us to consider that it is possible to once again navigate the world as a child does. Identifying five senses children innately possess and that weâ€™ve lost touch with as we age, Oâ€™Leary shares emotional, humorous, and inspirational stories intertwined with fascinating new research showing how each of us can reclaim our childlike joy, and why doing so will change how we interact with the world.
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