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Publisher's Summary

This audiobook edition of What to Say When You Talk to Your Self includes over an hour of bonus interviews with Shad Helmstetter. The interviews are unique to the audiobook and feature deeper insights and never-before-told stories.

Each of us is programmed from birth on, and as much as 75 percent or more of our programming may be negative or working against us. In this newly updated and revised audiobook edition, Shad Helmstetter shows the listener how to erase and replace past mental programs with healthy, new programs that can be positively life-changing. Considered by many to be one of the most important and helpful personal growth books ever written.

About the Author

Shad Helmstetter, PhD, is the best-selling author of more than two dozen books in the field of personal growth. His books are published in over 70 countries worldwide. He has appeared on more than 1200 radio and television programs including Oprah Winfrey, and ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN News.

©1986, 2017, 2021 Shad Helmstetter (P)2021 Upfront Books

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sales pitch

total sales pitch couldn't finish the book it was so bad. I skipped to the end to here the technique and was disappointed. Taking CBT is much better and actually has legs.

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Infomercial

This is not a book. It’s a self-promotion piece for shad helmstetter. I was ripped off.

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This AudioBook is a Sales Pitch

I love this book! It has completely changed my life! I own it in paper back and my biggest complaint about this audio version is that they have taken out more than half of the example from the original book so they can sell you a subscription service to an app that gives you examples! It is total B.S. now. Buy a paper copy instead and you’ll get a lot more out of it. Make recordings of the self talk examples that he has in there and you’ll be able to change your life

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It's just a long infommercial for the app

Some good information, nothing new except the author creates categories which are subjective in my view. However, as others have noted (I should have believed them) this book is just a long advertisement for their app/website where they gather all of your contact information and offer a free thirty day subscription without telling you what it will cost going forward or even much of what it offers. I guess you find that out after you sign up and give them your credit card info. Reviews, many of them, note that it can be very difficult to get them to respond when you ask to cancel and many have stated that they were charged for months while asking to cancel. I'm surprised that Audible even sells this sham.

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Interesting read

I really needed this book I’m a very very negative person and I’m hoping to apply some of the things I’ve learned I believe this will work wish me luck people

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A must read for personal growth

Loved the book so much that I shared with my children to help them with positive self talk.

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Fantastic book!

Fantastic book! I highly recommend, better than any other self help book I've heard

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Audio version Better than the original book!

Simple concept with powerful results. The updated audio version with the interview After some chapters Is awesome! Recommended For any age but especially Younger generation cause this can be life changing

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LIFE CHANGING.. POWERFUL.. SUPERB..

After years of talking to myself poorly, I finally found a book that guided me to create lasting changes in my life. This book shows audiences the source of their lifelong negative self-talk. The author details the science of self-talk and offers clear step-by-step ways to challenge these thoughts and replace them with thoughts that uplift and encourage them.

This audiobook was highly recommended by an author I find trustworthy and I now know why that author recommended this title. I find myself also recommending this book to my friends and family. Do yourself a favor and discover the powerful wisdom found in this book. CHECK IT OUT...

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Some good info

Very interesting topic with some basic info but it also seemed like a long infomercial for his $20 a month app.

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  • 05-25-22

If this were taught to children happiness would be

its worthy of listening to. practising and breaking though the bias of "I know this". if we really knew it we would be so much more in every aspect of our souls, minds, bodies and fly to our own highest dreams. instead some of you will ignore this and be doomed to old habits.

my story is one of injury and my choice, desire to heal and I used this without even knowing it. now I an aware of it conclaciously, I'll be able to use it with focused energy.

hope this helps you on your journey, where ever you at.

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  • Lee Rogers
  • 05-04-22

Some Useful Tips

Overall, the audio book was good. It did have some decent tips and is definitely one to get you thinking.

My only criticism of it was that near the end it did seem to tail off a bit but that was probably more to do with me.

Definitely an interesting listen overall though.

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  • 01-20-22

Straight to the point.

simple techniques that all make sense. I suppose the hard part will be putting it all into practice. great book.

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  • Del Monte
  • 01-08-22

Some good ideas

Worth reading but the main message is relatively short so a lot of filling has been used. Overall I found it useful and I'm trying out the recommendations. I found it very effective for controlling diet & alcohol. You can adapt the methods for any such resolution whether it be stop smoking, weight loss etc

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  • Felisbella Cakes Store
  • 11-13-21

Amazing

What we say to ourselves has an amazing impact in our lives. Affirm positive things and they will come to pass.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-24-21

An amazing book

Thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish.

The book reminds us that WE control our life which goes on to creates our world. If you REALLY want to change your world, you must start within your mind.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-07-21

Much better than expected

I've read and listened to loads of self development books, this is the first one that I feel has actually directly helped me. It's not too long and straight to the point, the narrator's voice is pleasant to listen to and there are actual practical tools to use, backed up by science. Would highly recommend!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-13-21

Extended Advertisement Posing as a Book

I have found it very difficult to get through this book as at least the first half poses as an extended advertisement for a self talk app. It really labours the positive impacts of self talk but doesn’t get into the nitty gritty of how to actually construct it. I’ll amend my review if it improves but at present I would not recommend.

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  • Jacob Muir
  • 09-28-21

Changed my life

A book that has my made me aware of my negative programs and things I need to change

I love the interview sections and learning how the brain works and why we act the way we do

I am grateful for this book and recommend it for those struggling my in various parts of life

Thankyou shad, you have changed lives