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  • The 5 Second Rule

  • Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
  • Written by: Mel Robbins
  • Narrated by: Mel Robbins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (3,337 ratings)

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The 5 Second Rule

Written by: Mel Robbins
Narrated by: Mel Robbins
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Publisher's Summary

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds.

Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

Using the science of habits, riveting stories, and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art, and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a "push moment". Then, she'll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self.

It takes just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do you'll be in great company. More than eight million people have watched Mel's TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world's largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement.

In The 5 Second Rule, you'll discover it takes just five seconds to:

  • Become confident
  • Break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt
  • Beat fear and uncertainty
  • Stop worrying and feel happier
  • Share your ideas with courage

The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face - we hold ourselves back.

The secret isn't knowing what to do - it's knowing how to make yourself do it.

©2017 Mel Robbins (P)2017 Mel Robbins

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Alot of fluff but had some really great concepts

Needs more application, homework you can actually do and less success stories. but overall helped

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This book came to me exactly when I needed it.

The tool to unstick your life. 54321 - use it and move forward with your one and only life.

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Incredible!

Such great content and the best narration I've come across yet in an audiobook. It's like Mel is coaching you, so cool!
This tool rocks!

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Life Changing

I love that Mel has a no BS way of talking about self-development and brings in real life scenarios to make implementing her rules more tangible and achievable. There is nothing fluffy about it.

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Loved it!!!

I loved the story and performance. Mel kept my interest throughout the entire book. I can't wait to start applying the principle to kick start my own motivation and to focus on my own goals. 5...4...3...2...1... Leeeets go.

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Amazingly inspirational

Loved it, I will share it with anyone who will listen. I can see so many areas of my life I can apply the 5 second rule to. I loved that Mel shared so many personal stories and even her own. Thank you Mel!

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GREAT

SOO GOOD!!! 110% recommend!! Supper easy to listen to when you're driving to work or getting ready in the morning!!

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Highly Recommend!

I absolutely loved hearing Mel narrate this book. Very motivational and informative. I am so happy I learned this tool, and look forward to utilizing it when I need to redirect my mind. Thank you!!

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BUY THIS BOOK NOW

I still have an hour and a half left in this book but I can't say enough about it. I was a consistent snooze button pusher for my whole adult life and Since reading this book I haven't hit it once! I am 5-4-3-2-1ing myself to do soooo many things that I would normally continually push off. I can't say enough about this book and once I get my next credit I will be buying Another Mel Robbins book for sure.

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Forever Inspired <3

I discovered when you truly listen to yourself and follow through you are much happier. We don't typically ask our self for advice or answers and listen - we act off emotions and others. I'm much happier since listening to myself and taking a moment - breath - to acknowledge who's thoughts are truly important. Thank you also for the tips to deal and understand my anxiety.

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