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The Resilience Project
- Finding Happiness Through Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness
- By: Hugh van Cuylenburg
- Narrated by: Hugh van Cuylenburg
- Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
Hugh van Cuylenburg was a primary school teacher volunteering in northern India when he had a life-changing realisation: despite the underprivileged community the children were from, they were remarkably positive. By contrast, back in Australia Hugh knew that all too many children struggled with depression, social anxieties and mental illness. His own little sister had been ravaged by anorexia nervosa. How was it that young people he knew at home, who had food, shelter, friends and a loving family, struggled with their mental health, while these kids seemed so contented and resilient?
I don't like self-help books
- By Jo on 06-12-2019
Such an incredible story....I laughed, nodded, and cried. Most of all, I’m inspired all over again to help make a difference to the students I teach.
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Braving the Wilderness
- The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
- By: Brené Brown
- Narrated by: Brené Brown
- Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
'True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.' Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives - experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarisation.
excellent . started it again as soon as i finished
- By Tracey on 16-10-2017
Beautifully read and incredibly inspirational. There are some great messages...everyone needs to listen to this book.