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  • Can't Hurt Me

  • Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
  • By: David Goggins
  • Narrated by: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,602
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,267
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,257

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing, heart wrenching, inspiring true story

  • By gary c compton on 07-01-2019

Great listen.

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-01-2019

I really enjoyed this book although some people won't agree with David's outlook on life I think most of us can see how comfortable our modern life's have become.

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  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,133
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,460
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,440

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking

  • By Anonymous User on 30-08-2017

Great

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-2018

I found this book very interesting and enjoyable. It has to be one of my top ten books

  • Finding Ultra

  • Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself
  • By: Rich Roll
  • Narrated by: Rich Roll
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213

An incredible but true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever

In October 2006, the night before he was to turn forty, Rich experienced a chilling glimpse of his future. Nearly fifty pounds overweight and unable to climb the stairs without stopping, he saw where his sedentary lifestyle was taking him. Most of us look the other way when granted such a moment of clarity, but not Rich.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Makes you reassess so much

  • By Sean on 20-07-2017

Great story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-08-2018

I don't think I'll ever become Vegan but really enjoyed the story and found it inspiring. It's not a preach for Veganism as such so would still recommend if your a meat eater like myself.

  • Open

  • The Autobiography
  • By: Andre Agassi
  • Narrated by: Erik Davies
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176

He is one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court - but from early childhood Andre Agassi hated the game. Coaxed to swing a racket while still in the crib, forced to hit hundreds of balls a day while still in grade school, Agassi resented the constant pressure even as he drove himself to become a prodigy, an inner conflict that would define him. Now, in his beautiful, haunting autobiography, Agassi tells the story of a life framed by such conflicts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read

  • By Alana on 14-11-2014

Good story but..

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-06-2018

I enjoyed the story but the narrator reading the story makes it sound depressing. Could have been so much more enjoyable. Shame.

  • The Weather Makers

  • How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
  • By: Tim Flannery
  • Narrated by: Tim Flannery
  • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Global warming has a sleuth of scientific evidence confirming the phenomenon's existence. If left long enough, the energy imbalance will mean the difference between survival and destruction of our species. With a little help from you, right now, the developing giants of Asia might even avoid the full carbon catastrophe in which we, the industrialised world, find ourselves so deeply mired. We are the generation fated to live in the most interesting times, for we are now the weather makers and the future of biodiversity and civilisation hangs on our actions. Tim Flannery has done his best to fashion this manual on the use of Earth’s thermostat. Now it’s over to you.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Essential listening for CEOs, non-profits & citizens

  • By Bernadette Hyland on 23-01-2019

Definitely will be changing my lifestyle

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-05-2018

Made me realise how much we take for granted and the impact we're having on everything that really matters. Think it could have been more compact to make it a more interesting read though.

  • Let My People Go Surfing

  • The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
  • By: Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Grove, Yvon Chouinard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard - legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc. - shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • 7 Hour Marketing Pitch

  • By Cam on 12-09-2018

Enjoyed the story of Patagonia

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-04-2018

This book made me realise the impact of what we buy has on our planet. I'll definitely choose things more carefully in future.

  • Beyond Training

  • Mastering Endurance, Health, & Life
  • By: Ben Greenfield
  • Narrated by: Ben Greenfield
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Beyond Training is for men and women who have made it out of couch potato mode and are ready to take things to the next level, whether that means shedding those last few extra pounds, finishing a 5K, or even crossing the finish line of an Ironman triathlon. Everyone from the casual exerciser to the weightlifter, CrossFitter, obstacle racer, marathoner, mountaineer, triathlete, swimmer, cyclist, runner, and biohacker will glean tons of knowledge and life-changing advice from this book.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating references to numerous nonexistent websites

  • By Ben on 18-05-2017

I learnt a lot from this book.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-10-2017

A lot of the things in this book go a bit too deep for me personally but the information is very usable even for someone like me who isn't that serious about exercise but just wants to be relatively fit and healthy.

  • The Barefoot Investor

  • The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
  • By: Scott Pape
  • Narrated by: Scott Pape
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,236
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,339
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,278

This is the only money guide you'll ever need. That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect for Australians, not so much for others

  • By Rob on 29-06-2017

Great advise.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-2017

Most people will find this book very useful. Great financial advise that is relevant to most of us.