• You're Trying Too Hard

  • By: Joey Lott
  • Narrated by: Joey Lott
  • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (14 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Working hard to become spiritually elite?

Have you ever wondered why you can't find the path to enlightenment? Have you struggled with expensive meditation techniques and special diets, elite teachers, and all sorts of other crazy notions just trying to one day, finally, awaken to complete freedom and total peace (perhaps with a hefty dose of bliss as well)?

Stop!

In You're Trying Too Hard, Joey Lott explains exactly that - you are trying too hard, and you will never achieve your goals precisely because you already have freedom. Stop trying everything under the sun to bring yourself to true enlightenment. Stop searching for wiser, more special teachers. Stop worrying about lineage and ego and diet and the self. Stop everything. Remain only with direct experience, and let true clarity at least reveal itself.

Clarity is the simplicity of being. Clarity is simply seeing what is, as it is.

Are you ready? Listen to this book now, and set foot on the only path to so-called "enlightenment" you will ever need.

©2014 Sarah Haydock, Joey Lott (P)2014 Sarah Haydock, Joey Lott

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This Clarity

Mr. Lott speaks simply and clearly about THIS (What is) in this very affordable book. I appreciated the sincerity of the message. I also found it refreshing that he is not trying to make a fortune by sharing THIS.

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As good as it gets

This is the best book I’ve encountered in this genre. Alan Watts would have loved Joey Lott and been tickled by the direct experience this points to. In my opinion this is the most useful presentation out there for any seeker. This book was a game changer or more accurately a game dropper for me. I’ve unconsciously operated under the premise that trying harder was the best choice. This book opened my eyes to the to the opportunity to let go. His best book.

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Outstanding - Simply

If you need/want a break and an option from chasing your spiritual tail, as I have been for years, this book's content is for you.
Joey's thoughts and clearly stated options of being helped me feel freedom within. Simplicity in being.
Do yourself a huge favor- listen to this book.
Thanks Joey. Extremely well narrated !!

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Greater information than anywhere.

This is the essence if it all. it is simple and definite. No need to keep trying to be someone else. No need to try to feel better, there is no such thing. You rocked it Joey, GREAT JOB. The hassle free, spam free, honest gifts you add to it...truly priceless. If you want your suffering to end then this is not the book for it and if you ever do find that book please share it with the rest of us. If you want freedom as you've never known it, this is all you'll need.

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  • 11-02-18

Down to earth

Very relatable approach to the subject matter,
Easy to digest, no pretentious, enjoyed very much

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  • dordje
  • 02-12-17

Challenging - just in the right way

I, possibly just like you, have been searching. So long spent between various teachers and teachings, this challenges that approach. It brings scepticism to both the search and oneself. I loved it. Now I find myself trying to focus differently and my koan is 'what is this?'

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  • 05-20-16

Quite repetitive

it was worth a read however it's no magic read, it's pretty repetitive regarding living in the present over and over.

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  • 05-02-20

Refreshingly demystifying

This is a sober appraisal of what other books deliberately over glorify. In this way Joey actually brings peace whereas other books bring another path of suffering to tread.