I Know What to Do, So Why Don't I Do It? : Nightingale-Conant: Personal Development

  • by Nick Hall
  • Narrated by Nick Hall
  • Series: Nightingale-Conant: Personal Development
  • 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Stop not doing what you know you should do!
You might think laziness, lack of willpower, and/or low motivation are to blame for the fact that you aren't achieving your goals. But fascinating research in the field of psychoneuroimmunology has revealed another, far more likely possibility. One with the potential to transform your life in a dramatic way.
The typical excuses for not doing what you know you should - I'm too stressed out... I don't have the time... I don't have the energy, etc. - are, in fact, manifestations of a complex, interconnected web of psychological, chemical, and neurological factors.
When activated, these factors can effectively paralyze you - making it virtually impossible for you to take the actions needed to create change in your life.
In other words, even if you're highly motivated... if you've got these internal circumstances operating, you aren't going to be able to do it.
But while the biochemistry may be complex, the solutions are actually quite simple.
Dr. Nick Hall reveals these solutions - and the fascinating science behind them - in I Know What to Do, So Why Don't I Do It? You'll learn:

An extraordinarily powerful stress-fighting tool that very few people take advantage of.
An easy way to instantly regain control and stay focused in an emotional emergency.
Six things to do when you think you've taken on more than you can accomplish in the time you have.
The mistake almost everyone makes when they organize their to-do list.
A simple exercise that can instantly tell you which side of your brain is dominant at any given time.
The first-thing-in-the-morning action that will literally reset your internal clock and have a profoundly positive impact on your energy level for the rest of the day (and it is SO easy to do!).

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Customer Reviews

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Disappointing and Not What I Was Hoping For

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

A clear and concise plan to enable me to make changes to my physiology and thinking when required.

What could Nick Hall have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I would have like to feel that I have a relatively easy plan to follow that would allow me to change my physiology as required but this was lost in the explanations. A summary at the end of the book would have been helpful.

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You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

On balance I have to say I am disappointed with this book. I do not feel that I am now any nearer doing what I want to do, if that makes sense. So I am rather disappointed. There were interesting scientific explanations about physiology which I suppose, in fairness, does shed light on why we don't do what we want but I was hoping for something more to take away

Any additional comments?

I do not feel the book was well organised as it seemed to jump from one area to another and back again.

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- Lorraine Kerr


It's like listening to a seminar not an audiobook. You feel like someone just pressed record illegally and now you've stumbled across it. Quality is that bad. He drags on and on about nothing. Lots of filler stories. I wouldn't recommend this at all.
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- Jamila

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-10-2014
  • Publisher: Nightingale-Conant