Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day

Written by:
Jay Shetty
Narrated by:
Jay Shetty

Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
569
Narrator
72
Release Date
September 2020
Duration
10 hours 48 minutes
Summary
Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast On Purpose, distills the timeless wisdom he learned as a monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.

When you think like a monk, you’ll understand:
-How to overcome negativity
-How to stop overthinking
-Why comparison kills love
-How to use your fear
-Why you can’t find happiness by looking for it
-How to learn from everyone you meet
-Why you are not your thoughts
-How to find your purpose
-Why kindness is crucial to success
-And much more...

Shetty grew up in a family where you could become one of three things—a doctor, a lawyer, or a failure. His family was convinced he had chosen option three: instead of attending his college graduation ceremony, he headed to India to become a monk, to meditate every day for four to eight hours, and devote his life to helping others. After three years, one of his teachers told him that he would have more impact on the world if he left the monk’s path to share his experience and wisdom with others. Heavily in debt, and with no recognizable skills on his résumé, he moved back home in north London with his parents.

Shetty reconnected with old school friends—many working for some of the world’s largest corporations—who were experiencing tremendous stress, pressure, and unhappiness, and they invited Shetty to coach them on well-being, purpose, and mindfulness. Since then, Shetty has become one of the world’s most popular influencers. In 2017, he was named in the Forbes magazine 30-under-30 for being a game-changer in the world of media. In 2018, he had the #1 video on Facebook with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 38 million, he has produced over 400 viral videos which have amassed more than 8 billion views, and his podcast, On Purpose, is consistently ranked the world’s #1 Health and Wellness podcast.

In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Combining ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us. He transforms abstract lessons into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve relationships, and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can—and should—think like a monk.
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Shoku K.

This book is written in a very simple language with practical guidelines so it is easily understandable for everyone. Highly recommended!

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Brandy D.

I love this book I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their way of thinking and become a better person along the way.

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Jenny O.

This book inspires to understand what life is genuinely all about. Society creates an illusion that becoming wealthy and prestigious is the path to success and happiness. Don't get me wrong, being well-off is not a bad thing.. However, this book helps you understand that there are more important things in life to be grateful for and everyone & everything in the universe has an essential role - to serve; and by serving others we may find happiness. The author explains that everything we give out selflessly, the universe returns it back to us.

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Anonymous

Amazing book!! Will definitely listen again

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Robin K.

Listen and re-listen……….using it as a study guide and practicing the areas which apply to me!!

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Layal H.

Loved it!

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Anonymous

Jay is the best there is out there! So worth it!

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Anonymous

This book has really changed my way of thinking and being.

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Mark D.

He makes me want to travel to India to better think like a Monk.

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Vicky Y.

such wisdom and beautiful examples and teachings. Teaching or brains to think like a Monk is a daily practice and leads to and enriching happy lifestyle for all.

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Anonymous

Excellent!!!

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Anonymous

Very insightful and entertaining.

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Raissa C.

Excellent reflexion and a lot of nice practical tips!

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Jessica M.

Yes

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Sophia V.

Loved this book and Jay reading it! Inspired me to slow down and find and live in my Dharma. The only way to happiness is peace.

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Luby G.

Useful tips to make life better

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Trond R.

Great read!This is a must for every person who feels lost in the chaos of their own lives and needs tools to calm that chaos..

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Milagros A.

Amazing book!!!

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Christine H.

This book was so positive and helpful to me. I listened to this three times. I learned something each time. Thanks Jay for a wonderful refreshing Book.

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Peter B.

Great read. I love any book that is actually read by the author. It feels more genuine. Quickest 10 hours I've ever 'read' a book.

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Allan M.

I'm just barely starting but Jay shetty is inspirational.

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Anastasia L.

Empowering and honestly a book that will help me be better person.

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Theresa J.

Enthusiastic informative Spiritual Grace Uplifting to your Soul to See yourself and Life in a way you Feel a transformational attitude within yourself you want to share with others! Be of more Love to All!

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Helene S.

This is a book I can reflect on consistently, to strive to be a better human. Loved it and will pass it on

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Michael G.

It was great...combination from books about marching through the Himalaya’s and more current information from Jon Kabat-Zinn. It was a nice combination plus having Jay read it made the book even better.

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