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The Little Book of Big Change

The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit
Written by: Amy Johnson PhD
Narrated by: Kathleen Mary Carthy
Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
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Little changes can make a big, big difference! In The Little Book of Big Change, psychologist Amy Johnson shows you how to rewire your brain and overcome your bad habits - once and for all.

No matter what your bad habit is, you have the power to change it. Drawing on a powerful combination of neuroscience and spirituality, this book will show you that you are not your habits. Rather, your habits and addictions are the result of simple brain wiring that is easily reversed. By learning to stop bad habits at the source, you will take charge of your habits and addictions for good.

Anything done repeatedly has the potential to form neural circuitry in the brain. In this light, habits and addictions are impersonal brain wiring problems that result from taking your habitual thinking as truth, and acting on that thinking in the form of doing your habit - over and over. This book offers a number of small changes you can make in your everyday life that will help you stop your bad habit in its tracks.

If you want to understand the science behind your habit, make the decision to end it, and commit to real, lasting change, this book will help you to finally take charge of your life - once and for all.

©2016 Amy Johnson (P)2016 Wetware Media

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The book I needed to finally kick my habit

This is an excellent book. Short and sweet, but the focus on the realization that we are not our thoughts was just the inspiration I needed to finally make a change.

I recommend this book to anyhow trying to kick a habit or dealing with repetitive thoughts.

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Life changing

I’ve been working with a food coach for 2 years and she recommended this book. It was so easy to understand and it made perfect sense to me. I had so many epiphanies throughout this book. I will continue to listen to it to reinforce the change I’m working on.

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  • Dr. Brian L. Carpenter
  • 2016-08-17

If you're ready to change, this is the book

Would you listen to The Little Book of Big Change again? Why?

I mean, WOW!! For anyone like me that has struggled for decades with one or more unwanted habits, this book is a permanent game-changer. In addition to Amy's insights into the nature of thoughts & emotions as they relate to addictions, obsessions, compulsivity, etc. being spot on, her book is extraordinarily well written and refreshing in it's simple (but not simplistic), clear, easy approach. And it's completely devoid of all the usual psycho-baffle-gab so commonly found in the self help genre. As a result of the freedom I acquired through the insights written about by Amy, I am not only recommending this book to my own clients, I am retaining Amy as my own life coach. If you are looking to free yourself of one or more unwanted habits, even if you've tried everything under the sun, the answers in this book are what you're looking for. If you are already a practicer of mindfulness, this book will add even more to your understanding.

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  • Nicole Clemenza
  • 2016-06-21

Life changing

This book was nothing revolutionary for me in terms of information but something about how the author presented it clicked with me and has helped me immensely.

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  • Andrew
  • 2016-11-23

Take the pressure off

This great but very simple book gave me insight into my mind and habits at a deeper level. It showed me the one simple truth. There is nothing wrong with me. I am already enough. Amy showed me that my thoughts are not who I am and it is living in the moment and not in my thoughts that is where peace lies. I could say much more but I suggest if you are looking for joy, peace and happiness in you life, read or listen to Amy. Everyone needs to read this book today.

Thank you Amy for your love.

Andrew M
Life Coach

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2017-02-25

Where has this book been all my life?

This is a paradigm shifting book about why we do what we do and how to get back to our habit-free selves.

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  • Bara
  • 2017-06-13

Excellent

I have read many self help books and this is by far one of the best! A perfect marriage of stories, insights, exercises and science .
Will listen to again and again.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2016-10-06

Changed my Perspective

What did you love best about The Little Book of Big Change?

It put to words everything I intuitively knew about my habit. I've made great gains in handling my addictions

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  • Steven C.
  • 2017-05-15

wonderful

I loved it so much. it's worth sharing to anyone who is ready for a great change in their life!!!

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  • K. Wagner
  • 2017-02-02

great tool

The book covered habits from a variety of perspectives and levels. I think it was written well and many different people could relate their habit to it.

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  • Rich
  • 2017-01-30

Excellent 3 principles teaching with emphasis on beating habits.

I have read Jamie Smarts "Clarity" and got very interested in the 3 principle's. It helped me see the world in an amazing new way, To actually glimpse the real me and see that I am not my thoughts but what is thinking those thoughts. Clarity was more a general look at the principles with some emphasis on how to apply them towards business.
This books focus is on habitual thinking and gave me some very valuable insights into how to see habit in a new way that disempowers those habits and in so doing gives us freedom from them.
This is an excellent book. I highly recommend it to anyone who would like to beat a habit or anyone who is interested in the true nature of how we create our reality and how you might improve on it.

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  • Keisha
  • 2016-11-29

An approach most have heard, but forgot to apply..

I have heard some of these points in that movie "What the bleep do we know". However Amy puts it in a way that seems to have her own voice, but can feel believable because she isn't the only one stating it. Our habits, our brain and how we perceive our life comes up in this book. Makes you take a long hard look at what you can actually do and not do. I like the fact of not really having to do anything with my habit...goals, steps, checklists...none of that matters. Not even falling off the wagon matters. Just read this, you're bound to get some insight from it. That is the first step....INSIGHT.

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