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  • Educated

  • A Memoir
  • Written by: Tara Westover
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 1,015
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 901
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    5 out of 5 stars 903

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father forbade hospitals, so Tara never saw a doctor or nurse. Gashes and concussions, even burns from explosions, were all treated at home with herbalism. Then, lacking any formal education, Tara began to educate herself. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Memoir

  • By Vicki Anderson on 2018-09-14

amazing

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Reviewed: 2019-02-09

Amazing story. Unbelievable what people can become given the chance despite their family. could relate to this story in certain parts . very moving.

  • The Power of Now

  • Written by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 381
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 319

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life changing

  • By Dimitri H. on 2018-12-17

love his wisdom

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Reviewed: 2019-01-20

excellent read.
we all would be so well off if we followed his advice. thank you

  • Braving the Wilderness

  • The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
  • Written by: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 776
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 672
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 663

"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 polarization.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow

  • By kaleigh burnet on 2017-09-26

Loved this book. every one will get something it

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2017-12-13

What a great read. I loved it. What we all need to read during these scary and perilous times . for the sake of the world we need to practice love but staying true to ourselves and most of all being kind