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Great read, useful tips, though lacking

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

Reviewed: 2018-06-26

First and foremost, I did indeed enjoy the book and the overall sentiment of helping people achieve their goals by optimizing small daily practices to "own the day". What I did find lacking was the breadth of the options. After reading such books as Diet cults, 4 hour body, Wheat belly, power of habit, and many more this book left me feeling that this was just one more view completely limited to a single prescriptive to optimization. The general themes are very similar to those in the above mentioned resources: sugar = bad, simple carbs = bad, get your sleep, exercise, and your life & sex life will get better. Some of the content is poorly researched in my opinion, one example would be bodily detoxification through sweat. Toxins such as mercury, alcohol and most drugs are eliminated by your liver, intestines or kidneys not sweat. Little nuances like that throughout the book left me skeptical and feeling that it was lacking. To say that the only way to "own your day" is to start it with a version of a keto diet, is to basically to say that there is only one perfect way, when in fact we all know perfection comes in all shapes and sizes.

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Waste of time and money

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

Reviewed: 2017-11-04

In short the whole book could be summarized in about 3 mins of tips. The rest is all filler. I mean cmon- I bought the book! Oh don’t need to sell me in the fact that my house needs to be cleaned! The feminist angle is a complete waste of chapter. I want my time back!

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