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The New Science of a Lost Art
By James Nestor
Narrated by James Nestor / 7 hours 18 minutes
A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020
“A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe—and how we’ve all been doing it wrong for a long, long time.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love
No matter what you eat, how much you exercise,... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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You're Not Listening
What You're Missing and Why It Matters
By Kate Murphy
Narrated 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 »
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 »
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 »
First, We Make the Beast Beautiful
A New Journey Through Anxiety
By Sarah Wilson
Narrated by Sarah Wilson / 9 hours 5 minutes
“First, We Make the Beast Beautiful evokes the strange and magical feeling of having discovered a personal journal in a public place. It is first and foremost a memoir that tackles difficult subjects, touching on many experiences, both traumatic and constructive, that the author feels have affected her journey through anxiety. A great deal of the book is spiritual and suggests that anxiety is the product of an unrest in the soul. Fans of Rupi Kaur will enjoy the candid rawness of this book, as it pulls them through a journey that is perhaps all too painfully familiar.”Kaitie Radel, Oxford Exchange
Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating
Narrated by Christy Harrison / 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 »
The Cancer Code
A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery
Narrated by Brian Nishii / 10 hours 48 minutes
Author of the international bestsellers The Diabetes Code and The Obesity Code Dr. Jason Fung returns with an eye-opening biography of cancer in which he offers a radical new paradigm for understanding cancer—and issues a call to action for reducing risk moving forward.
Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for... Read more »
The New Rules of Aging Well
A Simple Program for Immune Resilience, Strength, and Vitality
Narrated by LJ Ganser / 4 hours 34 minutes
“Essential reading for COVID times. . . . The tool we all need right now: a smart, straightforward guide that speaks directly to the question: How can I build a strong immune system? The book is packed with clear, actionable advice for building a strong immune system, losing weight, feeling younger and aging beautifully.”
Frank... Read more »
By Eula Biss
Narrated by Tamara Marston / 6 hours 22 minutes
Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear—fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in your child's air, food, mattress, medicine, and vaccines. She finds that you cannot immunize your child, or yourself, from the world.
In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and... Read more »
The Joy of Movement
How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage
Narrated by Kelly McGonigal / 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 »
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 »
The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years
Narrated by Tim Fannon / 9 hours 37 minutes
America’s favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp, now focuses his unparalleled knowledge, experience, and insight on solving the #1 concern of parents everywhere: sleep. With The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, Dr. Karp—arguably the world’s foremost parenting expert and bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest... Read more »
Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve
Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Autism
Narrated by Derek Botten / 8 hours 53 minutes
The best-selling book on the topic—now in 13 languages.
This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges’s Polyvagal Theory—one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience as a craniosacral... Read more »
The Book of Help
A Memoir in Remedies
Narrated by Megan Griswold / 11 hours 13 minutes
A hilarious and heartbreaking memoir-in-remedies by a self-described "professional soul-searcher" that details a journey of self-discovery through over 160 tonics, seminars, regimens, and transformative therapies.
From an early age, Megan Griswold was set on a path of looking outside herself to learn about herself. At birth her parents found a... Read more »
A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health
By Ben Lynch
Narrated by Kaleo Griffith / 7 hours 46 minutes
A leading expert in epigenetics—how genes switch on and off—provides a revolutionary, holistic, and personalized approach to better health by improving how your genes behave to prevent and reverse common ailments, chronic illnesses, and life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, depression,... Read more »
Journey Through Trauma
A Trail Guide to the 5-Phase Cycle of Healing Repeated Trauma
Narrated by Adenrele Ojo / 10 hours 20 minutes
For survivors of PTSD and repeated, relational trauma -- and the people who love them.
Gretchen Schmelzer watched too many people quit during treatment for trauma recovery. They found it too difficult or too frightening or just decided that for them it was too late. But as a therapist and trauma survivor herself, Dr. Schmelzer wants us to know... Read more »
Born to Walk
The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act
Narrated by Braden Wright / 10 hours 54 minutes
The humble act of putting one foot in front of the other transcends age, geography, culture, and class, and is one of the most economical and environmentally responsible modes of transit. Yet with our modern fixation on speed, this healthy pedestrian activity has been largely left behind.
At a personal and professional crossroads, writer, editor,... Read more »
The Birth Guy's Go-To Guide for New Dads
How to Support Your Partner Through Birth, Breastfeeding, and Beyond
Narrated by Daniel Jones / 6 hours 13 minutes
A must-have baby shower gift for expectant dads! In this one-of-a-kind guide, dad, doula, and certified lactation counselor Brian Salmon and perinatal mental health and relationship expert Kirsten Brunner offer practical, modern-day survival tips for expectant dads and birth partners.
Gone are the days when fathers would nervously pace the... Read more »
The New Chardonnay
The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream
Narrated by Heather Cabot / 9 hours 7 minutes
“The inside scoop on how marijuana landed on Main Street . . . and why it’s coming soon to a city near you.”—Katie Couric
From gleaming dispensaries stocked with elegantly wrapped edibles to the array of CBD lotions and oils for sale at your local drugstore to tastemaker Martha Stewart cooking up marijuana munchies on prime-time television, one... Read more »
The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live
Narrated by Nicholas A. Christakis / 12 hours 10 minutes
A piercing and scientifically grounded look at the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic and how it will change the way we live — "this year's must-must-read." (Daniel Gilbert)
Apollo's Arrow offers a riveting account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it swept through American society in 2020, and of how the recovery will unfold in... 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
A Terrible Thing to Waste
Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind
Narrated by Ron Butler / 10 hours 13 minutes
“A terrifying book when it comes down to it, but an important one. Washington is careful and methodical in her statements, emphasizing lives, generations, and ability lost, not merely the wrongs that were committed. If the first step is awareness, then Washington has hopefully pushed us a couple of steps up the stairs.”Ji-Eun Alice, Water Street Bookstore
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 »
The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
Narrated by Scott Brick / 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 »
Running with Sherman
The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero
Narrated by Christopher McDougall / 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
The Great Pretender
The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
Narrated by Christie Moreau & Susannah Cahalan / 11 hours 3 minutes
“In the wake the recognition Susannah Callahan received from her memoir "Brain on Fire", in which she wrote about her struggle with an auto-immune disease that briefly stole her sanity, she became a crusader for the awareness of psychiatry's abuses of its patients in recent history and the contemporary anti-psychiatry movement. The author's superb narration of the audio book does justice to her intelligent prose and the stories she tells of many different pseudo-patients, including Callahan herself, who worked to expose the limitations of psychiatry as a branch of medicine.”Zahny, Watermark Books
Full Catastrophe Living - Abridged
Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
Narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn / 5 hours 58 minutes
Stress. It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking book shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods... Read more »
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 »
Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds
Ebola and the Ravages of History
By Paul Farmer
Narrated by Pete Cross / 22 hours 5 minutes
In 2014, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea suffered the worst epidemic of Ebola in history. The brutal virus spread rapidly through a clinical desert, where basic health-care facilities were few and far between. Causing severe loss of life and economic disruption, the Ebola crisis was a major tragedy of modern medicine. But why did it happen,... Read more »
The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
Narrated by Walter Dixon / 9 hours 30 minutes
A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and... Read more »
Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong—And What You Really Need to Know
By Emily Oster
Narrated by Karen White / 9 hours 6 minutes
An award-winningsocial scientist uses the tools of economics to debunk myths about pregnancyand to empower women to make better decisions while they’re expecting.
Pregnancy is full of rules. Pregnant women are often treatedas if they were children, given long lists of items to avoid—alcohol, caffeine,sushi—without any real explanation from their... Read more »
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
Narrated by Daniel Mate / 16 hours 18 minutes
In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours.
For over seven years Gabor Maté has been the staff physician at the Portland... Read more »
The Hilarious World of Depression
By John Moe
Narrated by John Moe / 9 hours 49 minutes
“An excellent book exploring depression--the discovery of having it and the effect of living with it--mixed with both funny commentary and thought-provoking insight. I appreciated listening to Moe's perspective both as one who suffers from depression himself, as a family member of one who was depressed, as well as the stories of those he has interviewed on his podcast. Mental illness is an important topic to discuss, and the more courageous folks like John Moe are willing to speak up about their experience, the better we can support and love those who are dealing with it.”Tina, Leaves Book and Tea Shop
Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Andrew Cuomo
Narrated by Andrew Cuomo / 9 hours 34 minutes
Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the riveting story of how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic, offering hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward.
“An impressive road map to dealing with a crisis as serious as any we have faced.”—The Washington Post
When COVID-19... Read more »
Breathing for Warriors
Master Your Breath to Unlock More Strength, Greater Endurance, Sharper Precision, Faster Recovery, and an Unshakable Inner Game
Narrated by Belisa Vranich & Brian Sabin / 7 hours 49 minutes
This program is read by the author.
Dr. Belisa Vranich's ground-breaking second audiobook teaches the science, techniques, and benefits of breathing correctly and efficiently for warriors in all walks of life.
People are less in touch with their bodies—and especially their breathing—than ever before. Ironically, athletes and others who pride... Read more »
Bright Line Eating
The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free
Narrated by Susan Peirce Thompson, PhD, Tanya Eby, Mel Foster, Emily Sutton-Smith & John Robbins / 9 hours 7 minutes
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Bright Line Eating has helped thousands of people from over 75 countries lose all their excess weight and keep it off. Are you ready to join them?
In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge... Read more »
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 »
The Vagina Bible
The Vulva and the Vagina-Separating the Myth from the Medicine
Narrated by Jen Gunter / 12 hours 26 minutes
Does eating sugar cause yeast infections?
Does pubic hair have a function?
Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen?
Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex?
What's the truth about the HPV vaccine?
So many important questions, so much confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and... Read more »
Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships, and Lasting Happiness
Narrated by Peter Ganim / 7 hours 17 minutes
Fight back against a modern culture that is rewiring our brains and damaging our health with this practical, doctor-approved plan for healing that includes a ten-day boot camp and forty delicious recipes.
Contemporary life provides us with infinite opportunities, along with endless temptations. We can eat whatever we want, whenever we want.... Read more »
The Plant Paradox
The Hidden Dangers in "Healthy" Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain
Narrated by Steven R. Gundry, MD / 10 hours 24 minutes
"I read this book... it worked. My autoimmune disease is gone and I'm 37 pounds lighter in my pleather." —Kelly Clarkson
Most of us have heard of gluten—a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health. But what if we’ve been... Read more »
The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome
Narrated by Barrett Leddy / 7 hours 11 minutes
A bold new plant-based plan that challenges popular keto and paleo diets, from an award-winning gastroenterologist.
The benefits of restrictive diets like paleo and keto have been touted for more than a decade, but as renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, or "Dr. B," illuminates in this groundbreaking audiobook, the explosion of... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease
Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross / 9 hours 55 minutes
Robert Lustig’s 90-minute YouTube video “Sugar: The Bitter Truth”, has been viewed more than two million times. Now, in this much anticipated book, he documents the science and the politics that has led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years.
In the late 1970s when the government mandated we get the fat out of our food, the... Read more »
Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging
Narrated by James Newcomb / 41 hours 19 minutes
What if the ability to look, feel, and perform at peak capacity wasn’t the stuff of lore but instead was within easy reach?
Sure, some of us find ways to hit peak performance in one area or another—there are professional poker players, computer programmers, and race car drivers hunched over card games, keyboards, and steering wheels with... Read more »
The Year of No Nonsense
How to Get Over Yourself and On with Your Life
Narrated by Meredith Atwood / 8 hours 22 minutes
In the vein of How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t, a practical guide to acknowledging and getting rid of the nonsense and bs in your life
Exhausted and overworked lawyer, triathlete, wife, and mom Meredith Atwood decided one morning that she'd had it. She didn't take her kids to school. She didn't go to work. She didn't go to the gym. When she pulled... Read more »
The Truth About the Drugs You're Taking, The Sleep You're Missing, The Sex You're Not Having, and What's Really Making You Crazy
Narrated by Cassandra Campbell / 12 hours 13 minutes
A groundbreaking guide for women of all ages that shows their natural moodiness is a strength, not a weakness
As women, we learn from an early age that our moods are a problem, an annoyance to be stuffed away. But our bodies are wiser than we imagine. Moods are a finely tuned feedback system that allows us to be more empathic, intuitive, and... Read more »
The Bad-and Surprising Good-About Feeling Special
Narrated by Kiff VandenHeuvel / 6 hours 6 minutes
Harvard Medical School psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the "narcissism epidemic," by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, identifying ways to control the trait, and explaining how too little of it may be a bad thing.
"What is narcissism?" is one of the fastest rising searches on Google, and articles on the... Read more »