• Superhuman by Habit

  • A Guide to Becoming the Best Possible Version of Yourself, One Tiny Habit at a Time
  • By: Tynan
  • Narrated by: Tynan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 22-09-2015
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Tynan
  • 4 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Our willpower is limited, yet we rely on it every day to get our tasks done. Even if we build willpower slowly over time, it's never enough to reach all of our goals. The solution lies in habit creation, the method by which we transform hard tasks into easy ones, making them automatic and independent of our will power. Each of us has millions of habits, in how we do our work, interact with others, perceive the world, and think about ourselves. Left unexamined, these habits are just as likely to hinder our progress as they are to push it along. Without a deliberate system for building habits, we become our own worst enemy.

Superhuman by Habit examines habit building in depth. It covers the principles and philosophies of habit building, as well as the practical nuts and bolts implementing those habits. The second half of the audiobook is dedicated to specific habits in every major area of life, covering the pros and cons of each, the path to implementing them, and specific notes about each one.

©2014 Tynan (P)2015 Tynan

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Pure gold

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I've read more books than I care to count on the subject of building habits - this is the only one I'll be passing on to friends from now on. Super succinct, loaded with gold, written by somebody you can tell has really gone deep and invested an extraordinary amount of hard work into his personal transformation. The author reads the title, delivery is a little bland and there are some mistakes that have not been edited out (quite comical), but none of that detracts from the content - this is the first review I've left of over 150 audio books from audible - I'm not saying it's the best of them all, but I felt inspired to support it!

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  • Bgt
  • 05-02-2016

Lecture perfectible, livre intéressant

le rythme de lecture est un peu trop rapide et il a fallu que je répète plusieurs fois certains passages pour vraiment en intégrer le principe le livre est intéressant et donne beaucoup de clés pour changer ses habitudes.

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  • Kori Miller
  • 30-12-2015

A good addition to your habit formation library

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I've spent several months finding, reading/listening to every book I can find about habit formation. Some are rich with science to back up why habit formation is at the core of who we are. Others, like this one, are practical, down-to-earth and easy to digest.

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  • Hanne E.
  • 27-06-2017

Useful book

Love the content of the book. Good examples. However, there are production mistakes that annoy me in the Audible version.

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  • Kathryn Adkins
  • 26-01-2017

Some Gold Nuggets But Very Distracting

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Had some good ideas but might be better to read the actual book as the performance was distracting.

How could the performance have been better?

There were weird cuts where the author/narrator messed up and didn't even finish the sentence. He also wasn't the best performer. It sounded like it was read in the guys basement with not great equipment (which I kinda suspect is the cast). For me it was quite distracting in trying to soak up the info.

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  • K.P.
  • 05-05-2016

Reads like a self-published e-book

I really liked the concepts in this book, and it's nice that the author spells out exact examples of how to implement them. I can also appreciate that the author is narrating his own book, and that is the only reason I gave the performance 2 stars instead of 1. Authors are not the same as performers, and so when an author narrates their own book, mistakes are more acceptable because they are really writers, not narrators. Bad narration can be made up for by good editing, but this book doesn't have good editing. At one point you can even hear the narrator ask himself how to say a word. This audio book is cheap and it's obvious when you are listening to it. But I guess you get what you pay for.

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  • Erica Jones
  • 26-07-2018

Straightforward and Relatable

Very good advice was given. My favorite parts were understanding that habits use up less of your willpower and that triggers can form both good and bad habits, so create triggers for the good ones. I look forward to listening again.

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  • Devashish
  • 29-06-2018

Great book but NO EXCUSE for the production issues

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At one point during the narration the narrator stops and says to himself "Why cant I say this word?" and then doesnt even finish that sentence. There are 2-3 other instances too in which the narrator fumbles or pauses. How hard would it have been to re-record sentences before putting it up on audible for people to buy?

Book:
A great practical approach to building long term habits especially for young individuals who have a strong habit of procrastinating.

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  • Chad F Rogers
  • 28-11-2017

Outtakes were still in the recording!!

When you hear the narrator goof up and then he says "why can't I say this ?" you know this has been edited by an amateur (the editing between chapters was pretty sloppy too). The rest of it was so dry I couldn't finish it and returned it.

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  • Fabio
  • 02-07-2017

Terrible performance

Cuts, noise, even the author mumbling "why can't I say this?" completely ruin the experience. You'd be better off with "The power of habit", by Charles Duhigg, read by the amazing Mark Chamberlain.

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  • Ian
  • 13-06-2017

Best book to change the trajectory of your life

Where does Superhuman by Habit rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is probably the best all-around book on personal development that a person could ever read. No filler, completely practical and actionable, and presented in a way that will change the way you look at your life. I wish that there was more out there like this.

What did you like best about this story?

This book is pure gold - total focus on a simple system with tons of actionable examples and advice.

Have you listened to any of Tynan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, but I'd say this is the best - and the others are great.

What did you learn from Superhuman by Habit that you would use in your daily life?

The idea of loading stages vs maintaining a habit, as well as thinking long term.

Any additional comments?

This book will change your life.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-04-2017

Great book

First off, great book with a good message. I recommend others to have a listen.

Although, it's hard to take his claims on work productivity seriously when he didn't take the time to edit out errors in the reading of the audiobook.

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  • Mark
  • 14-04-2016

Definitely worth the read!!

Great read if you want to fully understand the importance of habits and exactly why and how they can make us excel.. I find I am looking forward to implementing some of his habit suggestions now!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-07-2018

very useful self development book

I've read a few books in my time in the area of improving yourself and this is one of the best. very practical, not at all repetitive like many of the genre. I don't know much about the author, he's some sort of "blogger" but he's condensed the nature of habit into something understandable and given examples of many useful habits worth adopting and the pros and cons of adopting them and ways of doing it and the risks to staying on course.
I rarely write reviews but I felt I would here because this book might help someone.

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  • MikeyT
  • 02-07-2016

Life changing!!!

Does exactly what it says on the tin! Since applying this I've been able to exercise every day, and wake up at 4:30am and go straight for a walk. Now those two habits are almost automatic I'm adding meditation into the mix, Tynan's method makes it effortless! Thank you : )