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Spoken Words - Audio Articles About Life and Living and Such

Spoken Words - Audio Articles About Life and Living and Such

By Spoken Words
Where a random dude reads his favorite articles about life and living and such.

Example articles:

1. Seven Powerful Yet Simple Metaphors that Will Change the Way You Think by Angel Chernoff

2. The Harder It Is The More You Must Love It by Steve Pavlina

3. The Puzzle by Chris Michel
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The Puzzle - Chris Michel (Audio Article 3)
This is a spoken version of the article, The Puzzle, by author Chris Michel. The original article can be found here (https://explorers.com/2012/09/23/the-puzzle-by-christopher-michel-3/). Here is a brief excerpt: -- I’ve observed that poverty and happiness are not mutually exclusive. I’ve seen more dissatisfied 20 something’s in SoHo than their counterparts in rural Jodhpur. I know that there is real joy and meaning to be found outside the secular system of wealth, status and eternal youth. It’s not our fault; it’s our programming. But the answers can’t be found in accumulating more. You knew that already. Well, so did I, but I’m not sure I really believed it. I do now. Happiness is reality minus expectations. And Americans, in particular, have some pretty high expectations. You do the math. -- I record these articles because I'd like the ability to listen to them in audio format and deepen my own understanding.
03:51
February 8, 2020
The Harder It Is The More You Must Love It - Steve Pavlina (Audio Article 2)
This is a spoken version of the article, The Harder It Is, The More You Must Love It, by author Steve Pavlina.  The original article can be found here (http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2013/02/the-harder-it-is-the-more-you-must-love-it/). Here is a brief excerpt: -- Sometimes you have to make a couple hundred failed attempts to find an approach that works beautifully for you. Don’t give up just because you missed 20 times or so. You may be 10% of the way to a brilliant solution. -- I record these articles because I'd like the ability to listen to them in audio format and deepen my own understanding.
02:20
February 8, 2020
7 Powerful Yet Simple Metaphors by Angel Chernoff (Audio Article 1)
This is a spoken version of the article, 7 Powerful Yet Simple Metaphors that Will Change the Way You Think, by author Angel Chernoff.  The original article can be found here (https://www.marcandangel.com/2018/11/25/7-powerful-yet-simple-metaphors-that-will-change-the-way-you-think/). Here is a brief excerpt: -- If you think about it, we are all like elephants.  We all have incredible power inside us.  And we have our own chains and pegs—the self-limiting thoughts and beliefs that hold us back.  Sometimes it’s a childhood experience or an old failure.  Sometimes it’s something we were told when we were younger.  The key thing to realize is this: we need to learn from the past, but also to be willing to change our assumptions—our perspective—about the way things are now.  Life is not static.  You can break free. -- I record these articles because I'd like the ability to listen to them in audio format and deepen my own understanding.
12:54
February 8, 2020