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#1: A Terrible Thing to Waste
Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind
10 hours 13 minutes
A "powerful and indispensable" look at the devastating consequences of environmental racism (Gerald Markowitz) -- and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.
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The New Science of a Lost Art
By James Nestor
7 hours 18 minutes
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you’re not breathing properly.
There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the... Read More »
#3: The Hilarious World of Depression
By John Moe
9 hours 49 minutes
“This book made me laugh and cry immediately after I started reading. John Moe took a hard topic and made it so much easier — taking the world of mental health and illness and making it easy to understand and connect with. It’s a great read, and everyone should have the pleasure of reading it.”Kaylyn Schafer, Wordsmith Bookshoppe
#4: Come as You Are
The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
Narrated by Emily Nagoski / 11 hours 52 minutes
An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.
Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a “pink pill” for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for... Read More »
#5: The Body Keeps the Score
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Narrated by Sean Pratt / 16 hours 16 minutes
A pioneering researcher and one of the world’s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical... Read More »
The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
Narrated by Vivek H. Murthy / 10 hours 52 minutes
“Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek Murthy is a well-articulated case for supporting human connection from a public health point of view. Murthy provides stories, medical reasoning, and strategies to apply in this playbook for connection. It's a timely read, especially in an environment that has required social distancing and isolation.”Tina, Leaves Book and Tea Shop
#7: Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Narrated by Steve West / 13 hours 51 minutes
“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates
A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and... Read More »
#8: Love, Loss, and What We Ate
Narrated by Padma Lakshmi / 12 hours 37 minutes
A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Ate traces the arc of Padma Lakshmi’s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera—a tantalizing blend of Ruth Reichl’s Tender at the Bone and Nora Ephron’s Heartburn
Long before Padma Lakshmi ever stepped onto a television... Read More »
#9: The Secret Life of Trees
Narrated by Kate Rowley / 3 hours 4 minutes
Trees are a familiar feature of any landscape, yet we rarely think about them. They are necessary for maintaining the health of the global ecosystem and provide many material things but they are more of an integral part of our lives than we may at first consider. The Secret Life of Trees Audiobook aims to enlighten you on the importance of... Read More »
#10: The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
15 hours 53 minutes
One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year
Winner of the James Beard Award
Author of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food Rules
What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, his brilliant and eye-opening... Read More »
Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating
9 hours 46 minutes
Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
68 percent of Americans have dieted at some point in their lives. But upwards of 90% of people who intentionally lose weight gain it back within five years.... Read More »
#12: Like a Mother
A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
Narrated by Roxana Ortega & Angela Garbes / 7 hours
What to read after What to Expect . . . . A badass, feminist, and personal deep-dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood that debunks myths and dated assumptions, offering guidance and camaraderie to women navigating one of the biggest and most profound changes in their lives.
Like most first-time mothers, Angela... Read More »
#13: A Beautiful Work In Progress
Narrated by Mirna Valerio / 9 hours 59 minutes
Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for “Did Not Quit.”
Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of central New Jersey to the busy Route 222 corridor in... Read More »
#14: How Not to Diet
The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
23 hours 42 minutes
This program is read by the author.
Discover the cutting-edge science behind long-term weight loss success, in this powerful new audiobook from the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.
Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight loss fad—and yet obesity rates continue to rise, and with it a growing number of diseases and... Read More »
#15: The Case Against Sugar
By Gary Taubes
Narrated by Mike Chamberlain / 11 hours 32 minutes
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.
Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly... Read More »
#16: Meditation Is Not What You Think
Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important
Narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn / 7 hours 1 minute
Welcome to a master class in mindfulness.
Jon Kabat-Zinn is regarded as "one of the finest teachers of mindfulness you'll ever encounter" (Jack Kornfield). He has been teaching the tangible benefits of meditation in the mainstream for decades. Today, millions of people around the world have taken up a formal mindfulness meditation... Read More »
By Oliver Sacks
Narrated by Dan Woren & Oliver Sacks / 9 hours 48 minutes
Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. Here Dr. Sacks weaves together stories of his patients and of his own mind-altering experiences to illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organization and structure of our brains, how they have... Read More »
#18: Living with a SEAL
31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
By Jesse Itzler
5 hours 18 minutes
Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in the New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters.
Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. His life is about being bold and risky. So when Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he... Read More »
#19: Menopause Confidential
A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife
By Tara Allmen
Narrated by Tara Allmen / 6 hours 24 minutes
An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field.
The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life—from sex and sleep to mood... Read More »
#20: You Can Drop It!
How I Dropped 100 Pounds Enjoying Carbs, Cocktails & Chocolate–and You Can Too!
Narrated by Ilana Muhlstein / 6 hours 24 minutes
You can finally lose weight—and keep it off—without sacrificing the foods you love with Ilana Muhlstein’s tried and tested 2B Mindset weight loss program perfect for all shapes and sizes!
My name is Ilana Muhlstein and I wrote You Can Drop It! to help you learn my personal and proven system to drop weight and keep it off—without sacrifice—and... Read More »
#21: Wuhan Diary
Dispatches from a Quarantined City
By Fang Fang & Michael Berry
14 hours 7 minutes
From one of China’s most acclaimed and decorated writers comes a powerful first-person account of life in Wuhan during the COVID-19 outbreak.
On January 25, 2020, after the central government imposed a lockdown in Wuhan, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang Fang began publishing an online diary. In the days and weeks that followed, Fang Fang’s nightly... Read More »
#22: The Starch Solution
Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!
Narrated by Stephen R. Thorne / 6 hours 52 minutes
From Atkins to Dukan, fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades—even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. But the truth is, carbs are not the enemy. Now, bestselling author John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, prove that a... Read More »
#23: Super Brain
Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being
Narrated by Shishir Kurup / 11 hours 36 minutes
A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth.
Two pioneers, bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one of the world's foremost experts on the causes of... Read More »
#24: Fast. Feast. Repeat.
The Comprehensive Guide to Delay, Don't Deny® Intermittent Fasting--Including the 28-Day FAST Start
By Gin Stephens
Narrated by Gin Stephens, Brittany Pressley & Greg Cooler / 11 hours 19 minutes
Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life!
Diets don’t work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of... Read More »
#25: The Great Pretender
The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
11 hours 3 minutes
“Susannah Cahalan, the bestselling author of Brain on Fire, is back with another riveting true story of madness and the mental health system. In the 1970s, Dr. David Rosenhan convinced seven sane people to join him in committing themselves to mental hospitals as patients and trying to get out on their own. What begins as an inspiring and daring story of experimentation darkens and twists as Cahalan closes in on a story shrouded in mystery—who were these seven ‘pseudopatients’ in Rosenhan’s groundbreaking study, and what really happened to them? The Great Pretender is not-to-be-missed narrative nonfiction.”Megan Bell, Underground Books
#26: Running with Sherman
The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero
12 hours 12 minutes
“Running With Sherman is one of those special books that just makes you happy. Sherman, an abused donkey adopted by Christopher McDougall and family, needs a task, and that task turns out to be joining the World Championship of burro running in Colorado. In his inimitably engaging style, McDougall has taken the best of his two previous books—the personal stories of Born to Run and the history from Natural Born Heroes—and created the most enjoyable book I’ve read this year. I laughed, I got teary, I smiled a lot. Sherman is my new hero!”Pete Mock, McIntyre's Fine Books
#27: How Not to Die
Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
Narrated by Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM / 17 hours 9 minutes
From the physician behind the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.
The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to... Read More »
#28: The Joy of Movement
How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage
7 hours 52 minutes
The bestselling author of The Willpower Instinct introduces a surprising science-based book that doesn't tell us why we should exercise but instead shows us how to fall in love with movement.
Exercise is health-enhancing and life-extending, yet many of us feel it's a chore. But as Kelly McGonigal reveals, it doesn't have to be. Movement can and... Read More »
A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem
Narrated by Gillian Vance / 13 hours 53 minutes
If you struggle with low self-esteem, or you’re seeking positive and effective ways of building a healthy sense of self-worth, this much-anticipated fourth edition of the best-selling classic by Matthew McKay is your go-to guide. This fully revised edition features an innovative application of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to... Read More »
#30: There I Am
The Journey from Hopelessness to Healing—A Memoir
8 hours 44 minutes
“Moving, heartfelt, and truly inspiring. A great book to read right now.” —Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things
“Ruthie is a gifted storyteller with the unique ability to make you feel her emotions as if they're your own. Her book is somehow both bold and tender and utterly, truthfully, authentically her. She doesn't hide... Read More »
#31: Yeah, No. Not Happening.
How I Found Happiness Swearing Off Self-Improvement and Saying F*ck It All--and How You Can Too
By Karen Karbo
Narrated by Karen Karbo / 6 hours 28 minutes
The author of the acclaimed, bestselling In Praise of Difficult Women delivers a hilarious feminist manifesto that encourages us to reject "self-improvement" and instead learn to appreciate and flaunt our complex, and flawed, human selves.
Why are we so obsessed with being our so-called best selves? Because our modern culture force feeds women... Read More »
Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
Narrated by Dan Woren / 8 hours 10 minutes
Common sense tells us that to lose weight, we must eat less and exercise more. But somehow we get stalled. We start on a weight-loss program with good intentions but cannot stay on track. Neither the countless fad diets, nor the annual spending of $50 billion on weight loss helps us feel better or lose weight.
Too many of us are in a cycle of... Read More »
#33: The F*ck It Diet
Eating Should Be Easy
Narrated by Caroline Dooner / 7 hours 37 minutes
“The F*ck It Diet is not only hilarious, it is scientifically and medically sound. A must read for any chronic dieter.” –Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
From comedian and ex-diet junkie Caroline Dooner, an inspirational guide that will help you stop dieting, reboot your relationship... Read More »
#34: Life in the Fasting Lane
How to Make Intermittent Fasting a Lifestyle—and Reap the Benefits of Weight Loss and Better Health
By Jason Fung, Eve Mayer & Megan Ramos
Narrated by Brian Nishii, Courtney Patterson & Piper Goodeve / 7 hours 36 minutes
Take the guesswork (and fear) out of fasting with real-life and expert advice.
In recent years, intermittent fasting—restricting calorie intake for a set number of hours or days—has become an increasingly popular diet strategy. While some in the medical community initially dismissed the idea as a dangerous fad, recent research not only validates... Read More »
#35: The 36-Hour Day, 6th Edition
A Family Guide to Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementias and Memory Loss
Narrated by Christina Moore / 15 hours 55 minutes
Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously... Read More »
#36: The Circadian Code
Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight
9 hours 5 minutes
Like most people, you probably wake up, get hungry for meals and doze off in bed around the same time every day. If you've ever experienced jet lag or pulled an all-nighter, you know that this schedule can easily be thrown off kilter. But for some people, that imbalance—difficulty sleeping at night, hunger at odd times, or sudden fatigue at... Read More »
#37: Making Babies
A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility
Narrated by Chris Kayser / 13 hours 33 minutes
Making Babies offers a proven 3-month program designed to help any woman get pregnant. Fertility medicine today is all about aggressive surgical, chemical, and technological intervention, but Dr. David and Blakeway know a better way.
Starting by identifying "fertility types," they cover everything from recognizing the causes of fertility... Read More »
#38: Change Maker
Turn Your Passion for Health and Fitness into a Powerful Purpose and a Wildly Successful Career
By John Berardi & PhD
Narrated by John Berardi & PhD / 7 hours 51 minutes
With thousands of certifications, seminars, websites, and gurus promising advice, it’s difficult for even the best pros to turn their passion for health and fitness into meaningful—and measurable—success. Enter Change Maker. In this definitive career guide, John Berardi shares his blueprint for becoming the ultimate change maker, one with a... Read More »
Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To
11 hours 55 minutes
Audio Bonus! Includes exclusive conversations with the authors!
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people.
It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong?... Read More »
#40: The HeartMath Solution
The Institute of HeartMath's Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart's Intelligence
Narrated by Howard Martin / 2 hours 45 minutes
What if you could easily make better decisions? Enhance creativity? Slow down aging? You can. Simply by understanding your heart's intelligence, which has more impact on our emotions, our mind, and our physical health than was ever thought possible. And what if you knew you could learn and apply effective tools that give you more access your... Read More »
#41: It's Never Too Late to Sleep Train
The Low-Stress Way to High-Quality Sleep for Babies, Kids, and Parents
5 hours 34 minutes
From a leading pediatric sleep physician comes a revolutionary program that will have everyone in the house sleeping through the night.
When Dr. Craig Canapari became a father, he realized that all his years of 36-hour hospital shifts didn't even come close to preparing him for the sleep deprivation that comes with parenthood. The difference is... Read More »
#42: Genetics in the Madhouse
The Unknown History of Human Heredity
14 hours 1 minute
In the early 1800s, a century before there was any concept of the gene, physicians in insane asylums began to record causes of madness in their admission books. Almost from the beginning, they pointed to heredity as the most important of these causes. As doctors and state officials steadily lost faith in the capacity of asylum care to stem the... Read More »
#43: Pale Rider
The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
Narrated by Paul Hodgson / 10 hours 4 minutes
In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus -- one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on twentieth-century history.
The Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. It infected... Read More »
#44: The Good Gut
Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long Term Health
Narrated by Marc Cashman / 8 hours 24 minutes
A groundbreaking guide to the surprising source of good health
Genetics and lifestyle are thought to be the two most important determinants of good health. But that is not the whole story. We have a second genome, our gut bacteria, that sets the dial on our bodies. Unlike our DNA, we can influence the gut bacteria, or microbiota, to optimize... Read More »
#45: It Didn't Start With You
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
By Mark Wolynn
Narrated by Mark Wolynn / 8 hours 15 minutes
A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field
Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life experience or in chemical imbalances in our... Read More »
#46: Divergent Mind
Thriving in a World That Wasn’t Designed For You
Narrated by Tegan Ashton Cohan / 6 hours 37 minutes
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women—those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder—exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.
As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted... Read More »
#47: Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing The Uncommon
Narrated by Adam Boyce / 14 hours 6 minutes
The author of the New York Times bestseller You Are the Placebo, as well as Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself and Evolve Your Brain, draws on research conducted at his advanced workshops since 2012 to explore how common people are doing the uncommon to transform themselves and their lives. Becoming Supernatural marries the some of the most... Read More »
#48: Healing Politics
A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Our Political Epidemic
By Abdul El-Sayed & Ady Barkan
A child of immigrants, Abdul El-Sayed grew up feeling a responsibility to help others. He threw himself into the study of medicine and excelled—winning a Rhodes Scholarship, earning two advanced degrees, and landing a tenure-track position at Columbia University. At age thirty, he became the youngest city health official in America, tasked with... Read More »
#49: You're Not Listening
What You're Missing and Why It Matters
By Kate Murphy
6 hours 31 minutes
"Narrating her own work, Murphy is certainly worthy of the listener's attention. She offers a sincere, passionate voice that is capable of delivering some hard truths about the current state of things while also showing the way toward a truly connected society." — AudioFile Magazine
**This program is read by the author**
When was the last time you... Read More »
#50: The Sober Lush
A Hedonist's Guide to Living a Decadent, Adventurous, Soulful Life--Alcohol Free
6 hours 52 minutes
A sober hedonist's guide to living a decadent, wild, and soulful life--alcohol-free.
In a culture where sipping "rosé all day" is seen as the epitome of relaxation, "grabbing a drink" the only way to network; and meeting at a bar the quintessential "first date," many of us are left wondering if drinking alcohol really is the only way to cultivate... Read More »
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