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  • The 7 Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good Based on Your Brain Type
  • By: Daniel Amen
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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You, Happier

By: Daniel Amen
Narrated by: Jim Frangione
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Summary

Number one New York Times best-selling author Dr. Daniel Amen reveals the seven neuroscience secrets to becoming more than 30 percent happier in just 30 days - regardless of your age, upbringing, genetics, or current situation.  

Happiness is a brain function. With a healthier brain always comes a happier life.  

After studying more than 200,000 brain scans of people from 155 countries, Dr. Amen has discovered five primary brain types and seven neuroscience secrets that influence happiness. In You, Happier, he explains them and offers practical science-based strategies for optimizing your happiness.  

Dr. Amen will teach you how to:  

  • Discover your brain type based on your personality and create happiness strategies best suited to you; 
  • Improve your overall brain health to consistently enhance your mood;  
  • Protect your happiness by distancing yourself from the “noise” in your head;  
  • And make seven simple decisions and ask seven daily questions to enhance your happiness.  

Creating consistent happiness is a daily journey. In You, Happier, Dr. Amen walks you through neuroscience-based habits, rituals, and choices that will boost your mood and help you live each day with clearly defined values, purpose, and goals.

©2022 Daniel G. Amen, MD (P)2022 Recorded Books

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  • 03-09-22

Jerk Talking Too Fast and Yelling At Me

I was expecting a soft to normal voice. I was expecting guidance to help me.
I needed a Narrator who knew his target audience.
Instead I got Jug Headed Drill Sargent.
No softness, just some guy talking too fast and pushy. I couldn't focus on the book because I was focusing on trying not to be offended by this jerk! I still don't know what the book was trying to tell me because my ears are still ringing and my mind is still trying to sort out why was the Narrator talking so fast and in a rude manner. We learn a lot about the Narrator and very little about the topic. Mr Narrator you sound like a sad little man who's made he got pushed around, go yell at your teddy bear and leave the books alone, Please!

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A really helpful read, recommend!

I found this after seeing Daniel Amen interviewed on Louis Holmes' YouTube channel. While there is perhaps a bit too much promotion of his own products, there is so much to be gleaned from this book that I can't imagine anyone deriving no benefit from it. I am recommending to friends and will be reading more by Amen.

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  • 31-03-22

No PDF's 🤔?

I love the book and Dr. Amen's extensive research and the way he relays the science into actionable habits. However, there should be some PDF's attached (accessible through the listener's Audible account online, as many other audiobooks do) that SHOW, rather than say. Case in point, the 4 areas of your life where you're supposed to make a list of things that bring you joy. As a listener you don't really realize until he's making his own personal list (by way of example) that you should've written down the 4 categories so that you can create your own list. But there are other areas too where a PDF would've been helpful.

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  • Jexxy
  • 22-04-22

Authors relentless self promotion ruined it for me

sounds like helpful and good info but when he mentions the "Happy protein Shake" and 4 items are from his BrainMD brand.. then the author keeps promoting his website for test + brain scans ... this book kind of felt like an Ad for Other Daniels products....

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  • YHKirk
  • 21-04-22

Great info but delivery could use some help

I would say that this book was full of good information and makes you feel motivated and equipped to take control over your own happiness and brain health. There were some issues though, including that the reader was not my fave. He mispronounced several words (e.g. acai, jicama, etc.) which was a bit distracting. Also it was just an enormous amount of information condensed into one books. So at times it felt like health information (diet, supplements, lifestyle interventions) were being overwhelmingly regurgitated at me instead of feeling like there were tangible steps I could take. The seven secrets/questions were helpful though and I wish things had just been slightly better edited.

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  • edwin duhon
  • 30-03-22

monotone

end up purchasing the book instead, the voice of the narrator is too monotone.

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  • Donna Szabo
  • 26-04-22

too technical at times.

too much information to be useful while listening. Author should simplify info. into basic easy to remember guidelines.

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  • cjeber02
  • 27-09-22

It's a several hours long advertisement

The book continously refers you to websites fo self assessments and then they get your email and spam you with ads for supplements.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-04-22

You, Happier Yes I Am

Dr. Amen and his seven secrets to happiness are just what I needed. In this book he says I am responsible for my own happiness and I owe it to my loved ones to be happy. I need to live my life with intention and a sense of purpose. If you need an injection of happiness in your life please read this book. It is very easy to listen to and the lessons and exercises throughout the book help you to remember the steps. It is helpful to know your brain type and how you can have the healthiest brain and body possible.

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  • Happy Camper
  • 19-04-22

Who knew!?!?

Dr Amen opens your brain up to concepts & facts that are revolutionary yet have been truths throughout time. I am putting his advice into practice.

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  • Michael Medley
  • 12-04-22

Wonderful

As a counselor this is a wonderful resource both personally and professionally. Highly recommended for everyone.

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  • John A.
  • 22-03-22

A fantastic book

A great book that I found to be developmental and maturative for a young man coming of age like myself. I found this book to be exciting and really relatable. I further highly recommend this book.

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