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This practical and inspirational guide to healing from the best-selling author of The Choice shows us how to release your self-limiting beliefs and embrace your potential.

The prison is in your mind. The key is in your pocket.

In the end, it's not what happens to us that matters most - it's what we choose to do with it. We all face suffering - sadness, loss, despair, fear, anxiety, failure. But we also have a choice; to give in and give up in the face of trauma or difficulties or to live every moment as a gift.

Celebrated therapist and Holocaust survivor Dr Edith Eger provides a hands-on guide that gently encourages us to change the imprisoning thoughts and destructive behaviours that may be holding us back. Accompanied by stories from Eger's own life and the lives of her patients her empowering lessons help you to see your darkest moments as your greatest teachers and find freedom through the strength that lies within.

©2020 Edith Eger (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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"I will be forever changed by Dr Eger's story." (Oprah) 

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Beyond Fantastic.

This is an awesome book.
A must for anyone, who really is everyone as we all deal with pain and suffering at some point in our lives.
But the key is to turn pain into triumph.
This book is a key. Another book of gold to have for your journey to live in constant freedom.

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life altering for those who suffer PTSD

While I also dislike the term PTSD I use here only as a term that many will identify with due to a diagnosis. having only recently finished the Choice I found there were many overlaps but this only reinforced the messages and beauty of her experinces and wisdom.



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Amazingly awesome and raw honestly!

I found the audiobook inspired and moving by Edith’s experiences, insights, and wisdom.

I have used the book and its practical knowledge to enhance my life and relationships.

Thank you Dr. Edith Eger for this wonderful “Gift”.

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Life changing!!!

I will definitely be re-listening this audiobook. Planning on buying a hard copy too. It was just life changing!

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Such a loving and life-affirming book

Edith Eger is not just a tremendous inspiration, she also has the biggest heart and compassion, validation anyone's pain and really helping to love yourself through it. Thank you wonderful soul, truly grateful for your Gift.

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Brilliant!

Fantastic book. Engaging and easy to listen to. A reminder or convincer, depending where you are in life, that inner power to change your reality exists within us all.

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A must read

This is one of the best books I’ve read/listened to.

It’s a beautiful story but delivers impactful messages and stories for anyone, especially those who have experienced PTSD.

There’s something in here for everyone and one of those books that’s a must read. I’m telling all my friends to read this

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Another amazing book by and for Team Edie

A wonderful follow-up to The Choice. I recommend reading The Choice first though, and then move on to The Gift.

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  • Tracey Hutton
  • 13-01-2021

Truly a gift in my life

Many many books claim to be life-changing. The Gift truly is. Thank you, Dr Eger, for sharing your wisdom. And being an agent of change to so many. Eloquent writing and beautifully narrated. Dr Eger’s gifts of wisdom and love will stay with me forever.

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  • Brinjal
  • 08-02-2021

worth listening to more than once

Beautifully read with authenticity. A book I will definitely recommend to others. Full of valuable learning and life skills.

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  • Lisa McGinnes
  • 26-03-2021

you can't read this without growing as a person

Rarely can I commit to such a book and see it through to the end without feeling bored. This book however, brilliant! The woman is one of a kind and im grateful to have had her insight and love. Felt like my granny was back except more wise, patient and insightful. A must read

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  • Lulu
  • 10-02-2021

Another Fantastic Book from Edith Eger

I will keep it simple - if you want a book that tells you how to live life and transcend the most horrific thing that can happen to you this is it. Along with The Choice it will change how you view life. This incredible woman has so much wisdom to impart . Thank you Dr.Eger for this gift

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  • Erika
  • 05-02-2021

Amazing gift!

I read the printed copy first, then listened to it.
This is a gift to human kind! It changed me forever. ❤️

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  • Evelyn O'Riordan
  • 17-04-2021

Amazing

loved this book, it contains some life changing advice that I will always take with me.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-04-2021

Remarkable

I read the choice last year and when I saw Edith Eger had released another book, I decided to try it on audible. This book is a must read or a must listen. It’s delivered fantastically on audible, when I sometimes struggle with the delivery of books on audible. I’ve read a number of “self help” books in my time and have been classed as having depression from a very young age and Edith Eger’s books speak to me in a way that others do not!

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  • K
  • 08-04-2021

Excellently written, great narration

Loved it. It is an excellent reminder to connect all parts of ourselves in to our own unique story. The narrator is perfect. The message is important and timeless.

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  • Annette scanlon
  • 30-03-2021

A powerful life changing read

This is a truly Powerful book , an unforgetable read by a truly unforgettable woman

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  • JACQUI
  • 25-03-2021

admirable

Dr Edith Edgar is an admirable, wise ,inspiring, humane person.
I listened to the book at one go whilst kleening the kitchen for Passover.
The opposite to Depression is Expression.
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Positivity whilst recognising that no one is perfect.

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  • Ms. A. M. Curry
  • 20-03-2021

Inspiring

Part autobiography, part practical guide to positive psychology. I would recommend to anyone who has experienced loss, trauma or grief.

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