How to Calm Your Mind: Finding Peace and Productivity in Anxious Times Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Audible Audiobook, Unabridged
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How to Calm Your Mind offers a toolkit of accessible science-backed strategies that reveal how the path to a less anxious life, and even greater productivity, runs directly through calm.
When productivity expert Chris Bailey discovered that he had become stressed and burnt out because he was pushing himself too hard, he realized that he had no right to be giving advice on productivity without learning when and how to rein things in and take a break. Productivity advice works—and we need it now more than ever—but it’s just as important that we also develop our capacity for calm. By finding calm and overcoming anxiety, we don’t just feel more comfortable in our own skin, we invest in the missing piece that leads our efforts to become sustainable over time. We build a deeper, more expansive reservoir of energy to draw from throughout the day, and have greater mental resources at our disposal not only to do good work, but also to live a good life.
Among the topics How to Calm Your Mind covers are:
- How analogue and digital worlds affect calm and anxiety in different ways;
- How our desire for dopamine breeds anxiety,
- How hidden sources of stress can be tamed by a ‘stimulation fast’;
- How ‘busyness’ is as much a state of mind as it is an actual state of life.
The pursuit of calm ultimately leads us to become more engaged, focused and deliberate—while making us more productive and satisfied with our lives overall. In an anxious world, achieving calm is the best life hack around.
|Listening Length||8 hours and 3 minutes|
|Audible.in Release Date||27 December 2022|
|Best Sellers Rank|| #1,041 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals) |
#9 in Social Psychology
#16 in Stress Management
#70 in Self-Help for Stress Management
Top reviews from other countries
The author is down-to-earth and transparent about how he came to investigate this topic, and how it helps with productivity. Most of the advice one gets about productivity or calmness is superficial or self-evident. This books is a trove of uncommon practical insights that I will be reflecting on for many months to come.