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Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself Audiobook

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

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Publisher's Summary

You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible.

Not only will you be given the necessary knowledge to change any aspect of yourself, but you will be taught the step-by-step tools to apply what you learn in order to make measurable changes in any area of your life. Dr. Joe demystifies ancient understandings and bridges the gap between science and spirituality. Through his powerful workshops and lectures, thousands of people in 24 different countries have used these principles to change from the inside out. Once you break the habit of being yourself and truly change your mind, your life will never be the same!

This audiobook comes with bonus downloadable content. Please go to www.drjoedispenza.com/bhby to download this material.

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    Manny California USA 22/02/2017
    Manny California USA 22/02/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing Book"
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    The book is a revelation and brings together many aspects of spirituality ie mind and consciousness with science eg quantum science. Its is a long book and the downloadable PDF is appreciated. The only lacking part is the 'how to" ie the mediations are not in the book. You need to purchase these separately. The issue is not the money moreso the hassle of trying to find and download and convert and audio format. This is a key concern for me because anyone that truly wanted to make change would make that part so easy to access.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Denise Neves 26/01/2017
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    "inspiring!"
    Would you listen to Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself again? Why?

    A book to keep listening from time to time...


    What did you like best about this story?

    Life changing


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    no, i needed time to absorve the idea, so I was listening a bit everyday


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    18/04/2017
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    "A must read for those wanting to break bad habits"

    Amazingly presented, life changing book! Easy to follow, despite the at times difficult topic. Highly recommended to anyone not yet living to their highest potential and want to change this.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rainbow 20/08/2017
    Rainbow 20/08/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "An evolution in information"

    Another step forward toward oneness and wholeness - and within moments of asking for it to come. Thank you ♡

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    "Get the paper version"

    This was very difficult to follow on audible, the narrator refers to images (shown in the book) throughout. A PDF of the images would have helped.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    11/07/2017
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    "Utterly life changing & incredible!!"

    What a gift Dr Joe Dispenza has shared with us! Incredible & life changing. If you are on this path of finding self and connection this book is a must!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Manuja 28/12/2016
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    "Exceptional book"

    The narrated did a good job but it just lacked a bit of passion like how Dr Joe sounds when you hear him speak.

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    jaise 28/02/2017
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    "kinda lost me when reference made to The Creator "

    find the power of the mind fascinating and certainly this book is great to help understand this. very disappointed when it started on about higher levels of intelligence and The Creator. The credibility of all I learnt was diminished.

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    David 21/09/2017
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    "Break my habit"

    This book is such a waste of time and will only ever, sadly, only ever benefit the author and publishers

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    "Half good. Way too much god bothering."

    The concept of reprogramming your neural pathways is scientifically plausible and worth trying. Unfortunately the sections that require a belief in some imaginary being or concept that some entity cares about each of us make the book too dumb to keep listening.

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    "A truly life changing book"

    There's few books that come along and grab your heart & completely alter the way you think & consider life. This is one of those books. Your going to want to skip back 30 seconds every 30 seconds. Tons of gems, & this is one I'll keep listening to month after month.

    97 of 105 people found this review helpful
  • Adam Countryman
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    "Accompanying PDF linked in the book description"

    There is an accompanying PDF linked in the description of the book. It's available from his website. Noticed lots of people asking for this.

    156 of 167 people found this review helpful
  • Marisela Gutierrez
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    "One of the Best"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself to be better than the print version?

    This is definitely one of the BEST books I've ever listened to or read. PERIOD. The amount of research that went into this book is impressive. It essentially talks about the law of attraction, but not in a "new-agey/feel good" way, but rather in a scientific/logical manner. It's hard to summarize, but the way he explains it along with all the studies he offers just really makes it all so much more clear. I mean, I've always been someone who has wanted to believe in the idea that our thoughts affect matter (since both are truly energy), but deep down, I always doubted it. I don't doubt it for a second anymore and it's because of the scientific studies presented in this book. If there is ONE book I'd recommend when it comes to changing one's habits in order to cultivate better ones, this is it. I loved it so much, I even bought his guided meditations which are also amazing and offered for a very reasonable price on his site. The only reason I gave a three star for the performance is because the narrator isn't exactly incredibly engaging. I mean he isn't the worst I've heard, but definitely not one of the best. However, with that said, the information in this book is definitely interesting enough to keep one engaged!


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  • Covin
    5/01/17
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    "Most impactful book I've ever read / listened to"

    If you want your life to be changed for the positive, this is the book you need.

    I have never submitted a review for anything in my entire life. This book made me come and submit a review, just in case someone was on the fence about getting it.

    101 of 118 people found this review helpful
  • Enriched
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    11/01/17
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    "Brings Clarity and Desired Change"

    I am a long time meditator, LOA student and spiritual seeker. I found myself in need of something to elevate my life. Reading this book gave me both clarity and implementation steps to experience a change quickly. I enjoyed the sample meditation and other tools provided to inspire lasting change.

    20 of 25 people found this review helpful
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    21/01/17
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    "Most powerful book I've ever read"

    if you complete this book I assure you in some way you will never be the same

    46 of 54 people found this review helpful
  • O. Maher
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    "if you love science, you will hate this"
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    The very first chapter is loaded with Deepak Chopra / The Secret level nonsense. The blizzard of pseudo-science includes: mistaking energy for thoughts, mistaking energy for consciousness, misrepresenting the meaning of the observer effect, citing tiny, horribly conducted studies with tiny effect sizes as proof of outrageous claims, then proceeding to overstretch what those results would even mean... and when the bag of tricks is empty, simply resorting to saying "It makes sense that... [wildly unjustified conclusion]" when he has a completely unsupported leap to make.

    the crazy thing is, all that babble wasnt even necessary. it was mostly to underscore the importance of thoughts. i already agree. you dont have to lie to me about science. I'm already on board with the premise that my thoughts are incredibly important and can shape my life. but it's because they affect my actions, not because they do quantum magic. (or if they do magic, there is no proof of it)

    i am just starting the book, so i dont know what the authors recommendations are yet, but i plan to try them. of course, the hurricane of scientific misrepresentations and overreaches the book starts with doesnt give me confidence that the authors thinking is going to clear up later, but we'll see.

    i just had to warn people. there should be a sticker on the cover: "WARNING: author tries feebly to use quantum mechanics to justify his half-baked philosophy." I would have been much more comfortable reading a book that didnt try to impress me with garbage science, and just said "try this, it works for me"

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  • Anonymous
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    "vague, repetitive pseudoscience and lots of filler"

    Not much based on actual science. This is basically The Secret.. claiming if you believe hard enough that the universe will make your wishes come true. He claims this is all based on science but will rarely cite where he found information and instead just say "studies have shown".

    24 of 29 people found this review helpful
  • DE
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    "If you understand science..move along."

    This is not pseudoscience...it is something far worse. It is something created by an individual who thinks using the word quantum will make his explanations magically appear valid.

    104 of 120 people found this review helpful
  • Connie Lee
    7/01/17
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    "Needs a PDF"
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    I'm not all the way through yet. It's interesting, but annoying when he says to refer to Figure so-and-so and I don't have it. Would it be so hard to make an accompanying PDF file with the figures he says to refer to?

    123 of 145 people found this review helpful
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  • Crazy shopper
    21/04/17
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    "Amazing book"

    One of the best books I've ever read. Strongly recommended! Everyone should read it if they want to break their old patterns of behaviour that no longer serve them.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Angelina Birch
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    13/01/17
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    "loved it"

    I really enjoyed this book it made me look at life in a way i am nut used to and that was a very positive thing

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • j falconer
    15/12/16
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    "Mind-blowing"

    I have bought so many books on self improvement and most have been interesting and informative and some have actually hit me with a change I wasn't expecting.
    I have listened to talks on youtube by Dr Dispenza and been riveted by his knowledge of the brain and it's functions, but it went no further than that. They say when the pupil is ready the teacher comes!! Wow, I was enthralled from the beginning to the end, so much of every I have inwardly inching towards, laid out for me to understand, eloquently and succinctly framed in such a that it flows.
    Thank you Dr Dispenza.

    12 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Si
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    6/03/17
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    "Snake Oil"

    There are a million and one self-help books on the market so everyone is trying to give their brand a new spin to get readers. This author has decided to rehash the old concept of positive thought with a splash of brain plasticity and 'quantum physics' (note the quotes). It is true, and proven, that positive thought can restructure the brain to a small extent, even in adults, but this isn't enough for Mr Dispenza. Instead, he introduces a woefully flawed take on quantum physics to suggest the mind can influence external events and not just on a quantum scale, but on a macro scale, and a significant one at this. This is the exact definition of magic. His daughter, he informs us, arranged her holiday in just this way.

    Quantum mechanics does not support ANY of Dispenza's assertions (you don't need to be a theoretical physicist to know this) and even if it did, the idea of macro external change through positive thought is utter bunk. Dispenza has simply tried to sciencify that appalling offering of ten years ago 'The Secret' in a hope that people are gullible enough to swallow anything as long as it has the word 'quantum' in it.

    My advice is save your credits and instead of buying this snake oil salesman's wares is to get your coat on and take a walk outside. That will do you far more good than this rubbish ever could.

    25 of 35 people found this review helpful
  • Steven Nutt
    UK
    29/12/16
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    "Quantum misunderstanding"

    I couldn't listen to any more after working out that his basic premise was that the observer effect within Quantum mechanics lets you "effect things with your thought". - As Richard Feynman put it: "Nature does not know what you are looking at, and she behaves the way she is going to behave whether you bother to take down the data or not." - quote from the wikipedia page.

    It may well be that some of the meditation practices work just fine, but if you're going to spend a good few chapters telling me that I need to understand the Quantum physics of my brain, to then go and get it wrong when you explain it to me, I'm not going to listen to the rest of the book.

    19 of 28 people found this review helpful
  • Ms Happiness
    London
    18/09/17
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    "Perfect detox convincer to stop wasting time"

    loved it's considerations perfectly arranged to break into any concrete wall we falsely build ourselves

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • B
    UK
    15/09/17
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    "Mind blowing!! Excellent"

    Takes a while to get going but when it does it goes at full power and speed!!! Must read - you will never the be same again!! Thanks Joe :)x

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • safoura mansouri
    6/09/17
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    "Spectacular"

    Everything I have ever studied linked and brought together beautifully in one book
    Thank you

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • HGW
    25/07/17
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    "fantastic insights on rewiring your brain"

    amazing book. as a pragmatist it made a lots of sense to me and opened new possibilities.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Patrick
    London, United Kingdom
    6/06/17
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    "Incredible - must read"

    This book has given me a whole new paradigm with which to view my life and reality. This book is incredibly empowering and with the principles espoused in this book I can take even greater responsibility for myself and my personal reality.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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