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EAT UP! Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want

by Ruby Tandoh | Read by Ruby Tandoh

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Ruby Tandoh is an established British foodie from the hit reality TV show "The Great British Bake Off" who now writes about food for a variety of international outlets, including the NEW YORK TIMES. Here she narrates her memoir about the art and act of eating. Tandoh is reverential about rituals related to food. We hear her thoughts delivered in tender, almost dulcet, tones.... Read More


HAPPY MIND, HAPPY LIFE The New Science of Mental Well-Being

by Rangan Chatterjee | Read by Rangan Chatterjee

Ascent Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Dr. Chatterjee uses his medical expertise to deliver a helpful and pleasant guide on how to achieve happiness. Complete with current case studies and exercises for listeners, Chatterjee's 10 recommendations focus on easy ways to become healthier and more joyful, starting with how to envision a personal happy ending and how to recognize and appreciate the delight in helping... Read More


HOW TO KEEP HOUSE WHILE DROWNING A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing

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by KC Davis | Read by KC Davis, Raquel Martin

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

With compassion, hard-earned insights, and touches of humor, therapist KC Davis offers relief to the overwhelmed. Her voice is warm and understanding; whether listeners are struggling with the pandemic's aftermath or depression, Davis offers supportive ways to care for the home--and the self. With exhausted listeners in mind, Davis keeps chapters short and maintains a pace that... Read More



by Ibram X. Kendi | Read by Ibram X. Kendi

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Listeners to the antiracist scholar's latest audiobook will be struck by his vocal grace and passion for his mission to use his experiences of racism as a spouse and an expectant father to help others learn how to prevent its pernicious effects on children. His vocal urgency and use of strategic pauses make his heartfelt perspectives ring with clarity and meaning. In a message... Read More


HUSTLE & FLOAT Reclaim Your Creativity and Thrive in a World Obsessed with Work

by Rahaf Harfoush | Read by Rahaf Harfoush

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Self-proclaimed productivity scholar Harfoush shares a cautionary tale with listeners: She argues that a too rigid focus on productivity is harmful for knowledge professionals who must shoehorn their creativity into a get-stuff-done-whatever-the-cost mindset. Replete with stories of creatives who suffered through endless workweeks, sleeping under their desks before burning out,... Read More


IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE The Surprising Importance of Place in a Work-from-Anywhere World

by Melody Warnick | Read by Katie Schorr

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Katie Schorr's sweet tones and gentle enthusiasm are perfect for this title, which aims to balance vision and practicality. In this age of remote and freelance work, the concept of living wherever you want is no longer a fantasy. The key is to understand whether or not various locations (including your current one) align with your values. Schorr's narration has an optimistic... Read More


INNER MASTERY, OUTER IMPACT How Your Five Core Energies Hold the Key to Success

by Hitendra Wadhwa | Read by Hitendra Wadhwa

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

The author/narrator's gentle yet persuasive voice highlights the uplifting and empowering message that we all possess the tools to create the best version of ourselves. Wadhwa's down-to-earth tone guides listeners through key principles of his Columbia University Personal Leadership & Success course. He clearly breaks down the steps to tap into true potential by activating the... Read More


LET'S CATCH UP SOON How I Won Friends and Influenced People Against My Will

by Sarah Cooper | Read by Sarah Cooper, Filip Jeremic

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Humorist Sarah Cooper shares her wisdom on how to reconnect with others in the post-pandemic era, taking as her guide author Dale Carnegie, whose 1936 book HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE is a perennial bestseller. Cooper shot to fame via her TikTok videos of lip-syncing to Donald Trump's tweets. Here, she warmly and amusingly narrates her own work, describing her... Read More


LIVING ON PURPOSE Five Deliberate Choices to Realize Fulfillment and Joy

by Amy Eliza Wong | Read by Amy Eliza Wong

Greenleaf Book Group | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Popular leadership coach Amy Eliza Wong narrates her own audiobook on the five choices that can bring listeners to happier and more fulfilling lives. While many personal-growth audiobooks focus on how to make more money or build status, they do not necessarily focus on what can make a person feel like they have a purpose or live a life in which happiness is at the forefront.... Read More


LONGPATH Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs: An Antidote for Short-Termism

by Ari Wallach | Read by Ari Wallach

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

In this brief audiobook, the futurist and founder of the think tank Longpath Labs argues that short-term thinking results in long-term problems. While his voice is not commanding, Ari Wallach makes up for it with his enthusiasm and optimism about human motivations. Combining practical advice with anecdotes and personal history, the audiobook is a guide to thinking and acting in... Read More


MARIE KONDO'S KURASHI AT HOME How to Organize Your Space and Achieve Your Ideal Life

by Marie Kondo | Read by Traci Kato-Kiriyama

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

There's a quiet enthusiasm in Traci Kato-Kiriyama's narration that elicits calm and inspiration--emotions that are fitting for kurashi at home. Marie Kondo translates kurashi loosely as "way of life" or "the ideal way of spending our time." Kondo, whose "spark joy" method of decluttering organized homes around the world, is back to show us how to create kurashi at home.... Read More


PURPLE CRAYONS The Art of Drawing a Life

by Ross Ellenhorn | Read by Kaleo Griffith

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

This audiobook's heartfelt message draws on the 1955 children's book HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON to remind us that we can connect more fully with our "sacred originality" when we live our own lives rather than following the crowd. Narrator Kaleo Griffith's velvet tones and gentle phrasing create a soothing space in which to hear that we have inner resources that society's push... Read More



by Tricia Hersey | Read by Tricia Hersey

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry, narrates her long-awaited book, which focuses on resting: the power of the imagination and communal care through the literal "resting of one's body." Hersey speaks with conviction. There is certainty and clarity in her tone, and her relaxed delivery is a testament to living her manifesto. The narratives she shares are personal and... Read More


SWITCH CRAFT The Hidden Power of Mental Agility

by Elaine Fox | Read by Gráinne Gillis

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Gráinne Gillis's deep, well-trained voice, with its light Irish accent, is a perfect match for performing Irish-born psychologist Elaine Fox's audiobook on managing life transitions. The audiobook is a treasure trove of research, stories, and assessments to encourage and guide listeners to build their mental agility. Fox shares her experiences of coaching athletes, military... Read More


TRANQUILITY BY TUESDAY 9 Ways to Calm the Chaos and Make Time for What Matters

by Laura Vanderkam | Read by Laura Vanderkam

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Time-management guru Laura Vanderkam teaches listeners how to effectively manage their time using nine accessible steps distilled from her career as an author, researcher, and professional-development trainer. You can tell the author is an experienced public speaker by her comfortable cadence, crisp pacing, and well-directed encouragement. This makes for a stellar author... Read More


UNLOCKING THE KETO CODE The Revolutionary New Science of Keto That Offers More Benefits Without Deprivation

by Steven R. Gundry | Read by Steven R. Gundry

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

The author presents this empowering nutrition guide with the measured enunciation of a caring teacher. Vocal enthusiasm and clarity make this audiobook so easy to hear that listeners will overlook the limited pitch patterns that make Gundry's phrasing sound repetitive. The heart surgeon and digestive health expert explains that the low-carb, high-fat diet that causes ketosis is... Read More


THE WHY Healthy Habits for an Epic Life

by Isabelle Cornish | Read by Myfanwy Hocking, Isabelle Cornish

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

The author, an Australian actor, yoga teacher, and health coach, narrates the introductory segments and closing acknowledgements in this potpourri of recovery and personal growth advice. As a speaker, she sounds clear and earnest. But when actor and writer Myfanwy Hocking begins her performance, she adds something to the mix that is so uplifting that it's easily the most... Read More

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