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Learning How to Think Clearly

Image Description David Urbansky
10 lessons
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48m
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98%

Thinking is a tremendously important skill that we require every single day of our lives. We have to think to learn skills, make decisions, form opinions, and come up with new ideas. Despite all this, most of us don’t truly understand thinking or know how to think properly. In this course, you’ll learn which physical and mental factors impact your thinking ability and how you can use these to your advantage to think better. Once you’ve completed this course, you can apply the thinking techniques you’ve learned to get more out of all your future Listenable courses!

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Empathy: The Key to Your Happiness

Image Description Jill Cox-Cordova and Anthony Cordova
7 lessons
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50m
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100%

Globally, many people are struggling, and yet, empathy for those in need is often lacking or non-existent. In this course, we will examine the common reasons for that and offer simple ways to incorporate empathy into your daily life. You will learn the ultimate benefits to you, which include a better sense of happiness and physical improvements. This course also emphasizes how empathy helps all of us. By the end of the course, you will have the tools you need to be the best version of yourself.

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Humor: Science of How to Be Funny

Image Description David Urbansky
10 lessons
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51m
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100%

Mark Twain said, "Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing." It is true, we all like to laugh, but why we laugh, what we find funny, and what physical, mental, and social benefits come with humor are not fully understood. Recently, humor has been more and more in the spotlight of modern science, and this course will shed light on what we know about humor. This course will not only tell you scientific facts, but also provide an entire toolkit with proven techniques that you can employ to become funnier yourself!

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How to Be Good: An Introduction to Ethics

Image Description Ronan McLaverty-Head
7 lessons
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38m
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94%

How can we be good? Is there even such a thing as "good" and "bad"? Moral philosophy is the study of what makes something good and how we can know what to do if we want to be good. This course aims to introduce some of the main ethical theories in western philosophy and discover how they try to solve real-world ethical dilemmas.

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How to Be Good at Stress

Image Description Dr. Kimberlee Bonura
10 lessons
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49m
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85%

Stress is bad for your health, right? In fact, stress is a lot like blood pressure: Too high is bad for your health, too low is bad for your health, and the only time you have none is when you’re dead. Research indicates that stress is actually related to having meaning and purpose in your life. In this course, you’ll spend ten days transforming your relationship with stress. Practical exercises will help you build resilience by purposefully challenging yourself through good stress, re-channel anxiety into excitement, and rest and recover effectively. Are you ready to be good at stress?

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Be a World-Class Listener

Image Description Ben Butina, Ph.D.
9 lessons
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34m
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97%

Have you ever thought about how important listening is? Researchers estimate that you'll spend between 45% and 70% of your waking hours listening to other people. The quality of your life is determined, in large part, by the quality of your relationships, and listening is crucial to building and maintaining those relationships. In this course, you'll learn simple, evidence-based techniques to become a world-class listener—starting today!

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70 Things Your 70-Year-Old Self Wants You to Know

Image Description MindCups
7 lessons
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1h 18m
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94%

The legendary Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw, famously said that "youth is wasted on the young". And you can bet that he didn't reach this sacred wisdom until the very day that his own hair went grey, and the deep wrinkles started to set in on his face. In this course, you'll save yourself from a lifetime of regret, by learning the 70 most important lessons that the older version of you is desperate for you to know today. We'll explore 7 key areas that need your attention: Health, People, Love, Wealth, Living, Warnings, and Self. So take this chance and listen to this course - it...

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How to Boost Your Confidence

Image Description Eileen Purdy MSW, M.Ed.
10 lessons
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36m
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92%

Is your lack of confidence holding you back in relationships, at school, or at work? Do people around you seem to have it all together while you seem to fumble through? Do you wish you felt more confident to pursue your wildest dreams? Many people falter when thinking they don’t have what it takes. Successful people, on the other hand, when faced with the same doubts, know they just need to learn and practice certain skills and their confidence and dreams will follow. You can do this too. Learn the tools, strategies, and information needed to increase your confidence and achieve success.

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Secret Recipe for Confidence

Image Description Sean Rios
8 lessons
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31m
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94%

Confidence is the assurance that you can achieve what you set out to do. In this course, I'll be discussing how you can develop your confidence. Confidence is not a fixed characteristic, so anyone can develop it. However, our confidence levels are always fluctuating depending on the situations we may face. You'll learn in this course the skills needed to have faith in yourself and your abilities.

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How to Read and Retain More

Image Description Abasi Latcham
10 lessons
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39m
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97%

What do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Oprah Winfrey have in common? They are all billionaires, and they all read—a lot. This course will help you discover the secrets to getting ahead with your reading. Within ten audio lessons, you’ll learn how the pros achieve reading success.

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