Start Here: Master the Lifelong Habit of Well-Being
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2016
Duration: 7 hours 32 minutes
Imagine being less stressed, more focused, and happier every day of your life. Start Here outlines a program designed to help you do just that by cross-training the skill of lifelong well-being.
If given the choice, we would all choose to be less stressed, to feel happier, and to experience a more optimal state of well-being. So why are these outcomes so hard to achieve? The answer is quite simple: no one has taught us how.
It turns out that, just as you train your body for fitness, you can train your mind for well-being. We call this Life Cross Training (Life XT), and Start Here is the manual for anyone seeking to achieve emotional fitness. Combining ancient wisdom with modern neuroscience from the world's leading experts, Life XT is a groundbreaking training program to master the art of well-being. The program teaches practices proven to rewire the brain for increased focus, engagement, and resilience to stress. By offering specific practices, habits, and assessments to manage your training and by helping to build up core skills such as mindfulness, gratitude, and compassion, authors Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp lay out a thorough and sustainable program that anyone can integrate into their daily lives.
With Start Here, you will
feel less anxious, distracted, and overwhelmed, and more focused;
increase your productivity;
feel a stronger sense of meaning and contribution; and
build stronger relationships with family, friends, and coworkers.
These are benefits we all seek and can all experience by cross-training with the scientifically validated practices presented in this book. Want to become less stressed, more emotionally fulfilled, and more in harmony with the world that surrounds you? Start here. "Drawing on rigorous research and interesting stories, Langshur and Klemp provide a practical guide to leading a happier and healthier life. Read it, absorb it, and follow its prescriptions. Start Here can be the start of your personal revolution."-Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, New York Times bestselling author