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Atomic Habits An Easy Proven Way to Build Good Habits Break Bad Ones

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Ease of Use
 54
book, habits, practical, implement, well written
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" ...  Great practical guide to life changing discipline.  ...  "
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" ...  I really appreciated the practicalness of his writing and how easy it is to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Well written and easy to read with dynamic content.  ...  "
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" ...  This book was so interesting and an easy read.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read and very interesting.  ...  "
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" ...  What I like best about Atomic Habits is how much of what is suggested is relatively easy to implement.  ...  "
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" ...  The writing is quick, easy to read, with stunning insights that we can all use. ... Key here is he gives you a magic key to make life better - NOW, and that little bit of better, the easy step, compounds into more and more benefit, this week, and next week, and in a month it is BIG and in 90 days it is HUGE.  ...  "
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" ...  He shows you how it can work in your life, provides examples, and breaks it down to make it easy to implement.  ...  "
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Clarity
 17
concise, book, writing, james, habits
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" ...  Writing style is clear, concise, and interesting!  ...  "
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" ...  Clear's thoughtful approach to a topic that could easily be considered boring, is a delight to read. ... Not only is the advice in the book practical, Clear explains the science and evidence behind the ideas.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a lot of mind work to do and a clear path now.  ...  "
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" ...  This book is clear and concise.  ...  "
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" ...  I've never read such a clear concise breakdown of habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear takes Duhigg's work to the next level.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple, "clear" style, without fluff.  ...  "
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" ...  The writing is clear and concise.  ...  "
Pedometer
 16
habits, habit, goals, step by step, easy
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" ...  The steps to build good habits are obvious until your read this book. ... You can apply these steps in your daily bases and improve your life.  ...  "
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" ...  So positive, motivating, and truly have help me in my personal and business while counseling others.  ...  "
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" ...  I really liked the step by step procedures for building or breaking habits.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m already seeing results from his “Four simple steps to building better habits.” I can see why some habits I’ve tried to create in the past have failed and why some have succeeded.  ...  "
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" ...  The action steps are practical and easy to adapt to the reader’s personal situation.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read and easy to follow to implement the steps in day to day living.  ...  "
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" ...  It has great advice on actionable steps that anyone can put into motion.  ...  "
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" ...  - Practical steps for easy implementation and  ...  "
Comfort
 15
habits, book, practical, feels, james
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" ...  It is also a very interesting book to read - just hits all the nails right on the head!  ...  "
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" ...  Better than that it is full of tips and tricks on how to implement new habits AND break old (bad) habits.  ...  "
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" ...  The free bonus material after the book was also a treat and very helpful in keeping momentum going.  ...  "
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" ...  After wearing me down with constant emails and offers (thanks, James) I finally said, "Oh, what the heck - it may be a good read and I've spent money on way less important things.  ...  "
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" ...  Very practical, actionable tips on developing and sustaining good habits and losing bad ones.  ...  "
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" ...  Its amazing he make it so reasonable and easy to change our habits, i quickly try it out and it is feels different than before  ...  "
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" ...  I have easily been able to put into action many of the suggested techniques and feel I am on track to a better/healthier life.  ...  "
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" ...  There are so many practical tips.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 14
book, james, several years, newsletter, new year
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" ...  I've been working on moving more as a priority in my life and this has really helped.  ...  "
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" ...  Long term change starts with establishing reliable SYSTEMS.  ...  "
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" ...  It's working!  ...  "
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" ...  I’m proud of James as a faithful follower for a few years.  ...  "
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" ...  First your mindset will change, and then your entire life.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been a fan of the author for several years and I receive and (occasionally) read his newsletter.  ...  "
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" ...  This won’t be the most entertaining book you read all year.  ...  "
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" ...  Forget new year’s resolutions  ...  "
Price
 10
book, worth, value, time, money
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" ...  Great book welll worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  Worth your time and money.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the price of the book and the time to read.  ...  "
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" ...  At the price point of a book, this information is a no-brainer value.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel this book bought a lot of value  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the 3 year wait that he spent writing it!  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the money, seriously.  ...  "
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" ...  His articles are great and provide a lot of value.  ...  "
As Gift
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gift, book, ordered, friends, children
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" ...  We shared this book as a gift for many of our children and closest friends.  ...  "
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" ...  I've bought three already, one for me and two for gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a present for my husband and he loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  An excellent gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be gifting this book to my children (1 gift of 3 complete as of this writing).  ...  "
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" ...  The book is well described in other reviews so I will just say that before finishing I ordered books to give as Christmas presents.  ...  "
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" ...  The book I gift to friends, families, and business colleagues.  ...  "
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" ...  I have purchased 2 more for gifts.  ...  "
Build Quality
 9
material, book, james, break, breaking
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" ...  I'm really pleased with my decision to buy this book early - and pre-order so that I received bonus materials.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent book about how to build or break habits in a manageable way.  ...  "
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" ...  By the time you finish reading the book, you will feel like you can finally build habits more predictably and get rid of the ones that are holding you back.  ...  "
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" ...  I have followed James's Blog (link below) for a number of years and this book covers topics from the blog plus new material.  ...  "
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" ...  James Clear does an excellent job of breaking down habits into actionable pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the material engaging and thought-provoking.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved how this book breaks Habits down into their smallest components and analyzes both sides of Habits - how to build or break them!  ...  "
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" ...  A great analysis of habits, how they're made, how they're broken.  ...  "
Apps
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books, read, habits, changing, application
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" ...  I also like that there are a lot of tools available on the books website, all included.  ...  "
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" ...  I have read many books on changing habits and I can say that this one really brings something novel to the discussion.  ...  "
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" ...  Application of this book is changing my life.  ...  "
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" ...  This book will make it clear why programs or training regimes haven’t worked in the past.  ...  "
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" ...  I've read other books about habits and James talks about that as well, but takes it further and gives great application.  ...  "
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" ...  To me - this book is the secret ingredient - or the key to unlock the potential in all the other books.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I have recommended to several friends that if they did not want to read the book they could just Google the book or the author and find a wealth of information.  ...  "
For Kids
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book, teach, students, habits, gift
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" ...  I have recommended this book to others, including my children.  ...  "
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" ...  I am buying another copy for my children, there was many things that I wished I had been able to teach them when they were younger.  ...  "
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" ...  We shared this book as a gift for many of our children and closest friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommended it to my friends and children!  ...  "
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" ...  I teach the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens at my school and am always looking for ideas to help me help my students, as well as myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be gifting this book to my children (1 gift of 3 complete as of this writing).  ...  "
Sound Quality
 6
habits, audible, book, audio version, atomic
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" ...  I typically buy the audio and follow up with the purchase of a digital copy for a deeper read.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact, I read it twice and purchased the audio version as well.  ...  "
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" ...  If you get the Audible version, you get to listen to James himself read the book.  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of what you read in Atomic Habits may sound like common sense, but when coupled with the easy to digest style and the spot on end of chapter summaries, you're left with all you need to start becoming more of the person you want to be.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm on my 3rd "listen", .  ...  "
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" ...  Having listened to the audio version of Atomic Habits, I must say that James Clear is now a master of understanding habit formation and change.  ...  "
Setup
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straightforward, well written, strategies, practical, new
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" ...  Very interesting and easy to understand and apply the practical guides.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple, straightforward and great examples so implementation is guaranteed.  ...  "
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" ...  James Clear has developed a simple straightforward method for achieving change and forming new habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well written, easy to follow, no gimmicks and fantastic strategies.  ...  "
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" ...  You're also given a simple two-step process for changing your identity and this one idea alone is incredibly powerful.  ...  "
Gaming
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read, early, clear, change, already
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" ...  I have been reading James Clear's newsletter for a couple years and it has definitely been a game changer for my results.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only read the first few chapters, but I can already tell that this is going to be a game-changer.  ...  "
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" ...  Chapter 2 is a total game-changer and something I've actually believed for a long time, to change your habits, you have to change your beliefs about who you want to become.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course, it’s because he wants to finish early and move on to video games!  ...  "
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" ...  The intro is pretty graphic.  ...  "
Design
 5
engaging, shape, material
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" ...  I love the style - simple and engaging, with just enough repetition to emphasize the important bits.  ...  "
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" ...  I got out of shape (I used to be in way better shape).  ...  "
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" ...  I found the material engaging and thought-provoking.  ...  "
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" ...  A rare blend of insightful, practical and well-researched.  ...  "
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" ...  I just received my book and definitely look forward to reading it.  ...  "
Capacity
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friends and family, ideal, friends, family
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" ...  I bought 3 copies to give to friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be purchasing this book many times over, for family, friends, employees, hell probably a few strangers as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this book to all my friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  This book is about strategically building your ideal life and your ideal self.  ...  "
Call quality
 4
voice, think, straight, james, book
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" ...  James Clear says it simply, straight-up, truthfully, and fearlessly tells you what you need/want to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoyed this book and think James did a wonderful job piggy-backing off his well-read background while retaining his own unique voice.  ...  "
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" ...  He calls this Cue – Craving – Response (action) – Reward.  ...  "
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" ...  I always think you get more hearing it straight from the author and he has a great voice for it.  ...  "
Fit
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last, know, james, fall, place
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" ...  James has a last name that fits: he makes the topic of habits very "Clear" and practical.  ...  "
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" ...  Then the chapter contains applicable, rubber-meets-the-road examples of strategies to implement into your daily life.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you know that, then everything else falls in place.  ...  "
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" ...  There are certainly overlapping pieces. ... James is one of the clearest writers I know, so his last name is truly fitting.  ...  "
For Fun
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read, book
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" ...  This book is worth a quick read, and some of the examples are fun.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re kinda fun — and there’s no telling how far your habits will take you.  ...  "
Software Platform
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several, kindle version, author, read, google
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" ...  However, I have recommended to several friends that if they did not want to read the book they could just Google the book or the author and find a wealth of information.  ...  "
Marketplace
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book, best, times, thanks, thank you james
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" ...  Thank you James!!!  ...  "
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" ...  This book came to me as amazon recommended.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
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improve, simple, outlook, hooked, habits
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" ...  From that I was hooked.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it both hardback and kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  His examples are simple and translatable to your daily life, making it easy to connect the dots on how to improve your routine and habits.  ...  "
Lens
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" ...  A great foundation is built on a macro perspective of habits and behavior, with a micro focus that coherently builds on the preceding chapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to have several concrete examples to leverage as sample framework to continue to focus on ways to improve.  ...  "
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" ...  It provides a good lens that you can use to view yourself and others.  ...  "
Storage
 3
books, book, space, make, like
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" ...  Well written, researched and organized.  ...  "
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" ...  This is not a book to read once for fun and then stick it on the shelf.  ...  "
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" ...  I realize that a number of books in the self-improvement space use scientific studies from the above-mentioned fields but the scandals concerning p-hacking and failure to replicate experiments make me wonder how valid the examples in this book and books like it really are.  ...  "

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Weight:  422.41 grams
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422.41 grams
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47 meters
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