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Atomic Habits

An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones
Written by: James Clear
Narrated by: James Clear
Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Atomic Habits by James Clear, read by the author. 

A revolutionary system to get 1 percent better every day.

People think when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions - doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early or holding a single short phone call. 

He calls them atomic habits.

In this groundbreaking book, Clears reveals exactly how these minuscule changes can grow into such life-altering outcomes. He uncovers a handful of simple life hacks (the forgotten art of Habit Stacking, the unexpected power of the Two Minute Rule or the trick to entering the Goldilocks Zone) and delves into cutting-edge psychology and neuroscience to explain why they matter. Along the way, he tells inspiring stories of Olympic gold medalists, leading CEOs and distinguished scientists who have used the science of tiny habits to stay productive, motivated and happy. 

These small changes will have a revolutionary effect on your career, your relationships and your life.

©2018 James Clear (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"A supremely practical and useful book. James Clear distils the most fundamental information about habit formation, so you can accomplish more by focusing on less." (Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck)

"James Clear has spent years honing the art and studying the science of habits. This engaging, hands-on book is the guide you need to break bad routines and make good ones.’ (Adam Grant, author of Originals)

"A special book that will change how you approach your day and live your life." (Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle is the Way)

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A great insight into the difference between succes

A great insight into the difference between successful people and others... what appealed me was that successful people do get bored but it's their conviction of showing up to follow up on the habits that makes the difference! I am 44. This book came a bit late .... but late not 'not at all' ... it will benefit me and my daughter's ... thanks James!

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Must read!

A must rear book for anyone who's looking to get into relentless yet easy and satisfying cycle of self improvement.

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Awesome. 100% Recommend

I read a alot of books but I must say this is the best book I have read for this topics . the knowledge in this book is pure gold I recommend this book to everyone

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Atomic habits helps

I am very thankful if James Clear for writing and reading out the book so nicely on audible.com.
I have also requested for tools which I have received out of which I am using habit tracker which is helping me to improve by compulsion due to daily monitoring. One example I can catch my morning regular train without and I reach early to travel comfortably...
It’s just a week and I hope I can apply the learning in more depth and suggest to my family and friends too. I like the concept of making good habits easily accessible and bad habits difficult difficult...many more learnings....
Thanks

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Clear and Precise

The author explains you that makes you live a life that is structured. The author James Clear keeps it clear and precise in letting us follow in simple and easy steps. Lots of take aways

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Narration was good but no supporting material

Book is good. Throughout the audio book, the narrator claims listeners can access supporting material from the site atomichabits.com/media but such a site does not exist. It redirects to Jamesclear.Com which is author's site.

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Must listen!!

Are you willing to bring in positive changes in your life, then listen to this book. You are just a step away from changing your life for good

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Quite good book to improve on your habits.

Quite good book to improve on your habits and get rid of your bad habits.

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Must hear!

loved it. increased the speed and heard it as I found the pace a bit slower to my liking.

concepts and recommendations are clear and concise. building the entire book on the 4 pillars of behavioral change is commendable. instead of enlisting more and more points, anchoring everything in the four pillars is commendable.

for anyone who is serious about habit change, this book is a must hear and for readers a must read!

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my chance to excellence just got reinstated!

Atomic Habits just opened my eyes to break the conditioning I have unconsciously built over my life so far. The author most clearly describes effective, easy and attractive ways to consciously build better habits continuously while also convincing the doable actions to get out of bad ones, unhealthy addiction for example.

it's very convenient for me as a listener to access the downloadable materials - templates, cheatsheets, contracts, trackers, and others. this is very good as I'm only listening to the audio book.

I'm going to put this book on loop until I arrive at some solid changes suitable for improving based on my nature, goals, strengths and environment.

I'm gonna order a few copies and gift them to my friends, family and colleagues thereby giving them an opportunity to experience the heightened confidence I regained just now.

thank you very much for sharing your wisdom and light with the world.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-04-19

Incredibly practical aproach to creating habits

Amazing narrator.
Uses really practical examples for you to create lasting habits for the rest of your life.
Very clearly written and easy to listen to. I feel like I learned a TON listening to this book.
10/10 recommended to every one willing to create a better life for themselves.

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  • Bhagyoday
  • 02-04-19

Magnificent

Very well reasearched book with practical advice. You can evaluate your current habit status with the practical strategies given in book and can immediately improve upon them. This is not a regular advice book but, rather a workbook for habit planning.

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  • Vilius
  • 27-03-19

tips and tricks how to build habits

I liked it alot. I heard a lot of tips and tricks how to build habits which I am using in my daily life now. it was easy to listen to it. I was reading it mostly while commuting. sometimes even a bit of this book would bring some thinking for the whole day.

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  • jose ruiz
  • 24-03-19

the perfect star

It's an amazing book. easy to swallow and straight to the point. I' read the Power of habit (Duhigg) and it's a great book, but Clear he got the perfect recipe to understand and make easier how we can organize and really star to change (create) the habits we need in our lives. I deeply recommend it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-03-19

Incredible!

Loved it and will read it again. Clear and not too chunky (meaning not too many examples). Some of these methods and advice will likely prove life-changing to myself. Resources at atomic-habits.com/media.

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  • Jono91
  • 15-03-19

More than just a good habit guide.

I read many habit and behavioral psychology books and most are just copies of each other and should could've given the same information in a blog post. I listened to this book twice and then read a physical copy so I could take notes and highlight the best points. I highly recommend this for anyone, not just people looking to form or break habits.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-03-19

Honestly incredible

This book is absolutely great. I literally listened to the whole thing in one day and can’t wait to listen again. The outline is really clear and well thought out and I was never lost at any point. The narration is very clear and engaging and was easy to listen to.

Only thing missing is Jesus.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-02-19

Clear, Simple and Practical

Charming and compelling throughout. Exactly the right blend of motivation and method to kick-start your new habits.

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  • Michael
  • 06-02-19

I think Mr Clear has cracked it.

I think James Clear has actually written a book that clearly states his argument, gives you a strategy and tactics to use to build good habits, remove bad ones and ultimately build a better life. Working his methods right now and I think he has cracked the code to the habit formula.

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  • Dave W.
  • 06-02-19

Brilliant book!

This is book is a breakdown on how to break bad habits and create or restart good habits. I will update after I have put the actions in the book into practice.

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  • cluelessgoon
  • 23-10-18

Not more of the same

I've followed James Clear's work for a long time and was reluctant to buy the audiobook thinking I already knew all of this. Whilst I did know most of what he was going to say he delivers the material beautifully, really bringing the topic to life and adding new context. Frankly I'm likely to grab the print version too.

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  • JamieN
  • 28-11-18

Incredible take on habits

I’ve read many books on personal development and this is hands down the best of the lot. I’ve never read a book so clearly constructed in terms of the workings of human behaviour combined with genuinely actionable takeaways. This covers easily manageable steps to address habit formation in literally any aspect of your life. I happened to be in a personal funk at the time of reading this and going through the motion stage of addressing the things I was struggling with (ironically reading lots of books but not doing anything with the knowledge) This book has given me a plan of action, a framework to build out the habits and identity I aspire to.

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  • Mr. I. Ramdewar
  • 20-10-18

Very practical guide

The advice in this book is clear, concise and practical. Build the habits you've always wanted by following the advice herein, which is doled out in short bitesize chapters, each with its own summary. Clear reads his own book quite well so I can recommend the Audible version.

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  • Mark Gannon
  • 25-11-18

Really practical advice I’m now using

I read a lot of business / personal development books and some of them are very much hit and miss. This one is a diamond in that rough. Really clear idea really clearly described with some very practical suggestions on how to implement. I’ve actually gone and bought the physical book too so I can refer to it over and over. Excellent book.

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  • Anand
  • 06-03-19

Good...but not concise

Some great takeaways but lot of noise. This would have been an excellent 15 page article

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  • danhaddock
  • 12-02-19

Focussed, Interesting and Helpful

This book was perhaps overhyped, but still delivers clear information about effective habit forming in a concise and interesting way. The narrator has some amazing personal recounts about the strategies he discusses, and has been through a hell of a lot prior to his practise of the methods he discusses.

I liked him as an author and have been using the habit techniques to great effect both before reading this book and as a result of it. Definitely worth a listen, however the techniques are not wildly new or different.

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  • Leanne
  • 20-01-19

Amazing

loved it,....LISTEN TO NOW. It's not a self-help book as you know it. Full of practical life improving ideas.

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  • David Waker
  • 28-12-18

A Wonderful Life Changer

James Clear's writing and narration of Atomic habis is easy to follow and a joy to learn from.
With real world examples from all areas of life, interesting stories from famous public figures and science to back up the habit forming and breaking styles he writes about, it is a must read.

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  • Lydia
  • 20-03-19

Waste of time

Total waste of a credit. Wish I had not listened to the reviews of others.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-02-19

WONDERFUL, EYE OPENING AND VERY PRACTICAL

It was my first time ever, reading/listening to a book all the way to the and it was AMAZING!

It is very a very practical book and it provides a wide range of tools to deal with numerous situations in life. It also provides a very detailed and thorough analysis of our daily habits in a straight forward manner; which is something quite rare to get nowadays.

in the beginning, the author talks of how (with his book) he will try to bridge the gap between the science of how habits work and the outcome we can get from sticking/changing such habits. I can sincerely and surely say that: he did it!

I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in such topic

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-10-18

You need this book. Yes, you! You need it.

I'm new to audible, and I came here because I heard James speak on a podcast with Louis Howes and I really liked what he had to say. The way James presents examples of different "bad" habits from an array of different people and how making a 1% change to your system today, tomorrow etc can alter your life within a week, a month, a year - is super powerful. I'm already seeing the difference in my system on a daily basis, and the benefits that they offer, simply not by making huge changes - but by making the small changes, and this book is a great guide in order to get you there. Thanks James!

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  • Fiona Sharman
  • 29-10-18

great in-depth but easy listen

this book is straight to the point with great examples and correlated with researched. because it is a short enough book I've listened through once, printed off the templates and going to listen again and implement some good habits!
this book is definitely worth the listen for all, I've recommend it to everyone!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-02-19

physical copy would be more helpful with this one

i listened to this audiobook while otherwise engaged in manual work tasks. i would have liked to take physical notes or look at the presented methods and checklists so i could get them straight in my head to make best use of them.

to that end, i do not think an audiobook is the best format for this book. The audiobook is good to run you through the simple ideas that hopefully make a great difference to your life if you create new habits to achieve your desired identity (as per book), but the physical book is better going to help you make sense of this and be easily able to refer back to.
Having listened to the audio, i'm thinking i need to see a hard copy.

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  • Suren N De Silva
  • 02-11-18

Worth every penny

Great book. Some very unique insights and a great deal of immediately actionable tips. Highly recommended.

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  • Elena Williams
  • 08-03-19

The author annoyed me a lot, but actually OK

The author's constant self-promotion and look-at-me-I'm-so-awesome that is interspersed throughout this book actually made me angry.

Around that though, I actually liked the material. The way he breaks things down is good and helpful and I'd actually recommend it with the above disclaimer.

Like so many books in the genre: I wish the author would resist the temptation to go on about themselves. Sure, you can write it to make yourself feel good, but then *edit it out* before print. I'm going to keep giving books that fall in to this trap bad reviews.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-11-18

Super helpful stuff here

I really like this guy and find his approach so easy to understand and follow. He’s also got a great voice to listen to. These are tried and proven methods for him, backed up by research and it makes sense. This will help anyone wanting motivation for creating positive habits and a better life. It started helping me from the first couple of chapters. I will relisten many times.

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  • Eva Niedzwiedz
  • 27-10-18

The most actionable book I've ever come across

James Clear not only articulates honest and proven concepts clearly and in a way that's easy to understand, but offers examples, explanations and actionable steps for anyone struggling to make a positive habit stick or to kick a bad one.

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  • Michael Djukic
  • 02-01-19

Basic & common sensical

While there were some interesting methods to keep yourself accountable to changes, I was surprised to find that the majority of the advice is what I'd consider common knowledge. I suppose I may have done a lot of the work already in my life. There was not much in terms of a nuanced approach. To summarise this book in a sentence, 'start small, write down your progress, keep yourself accountable by telling others of your endevours' - there just isn't much more to it if you already know the basics.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-11-18

don't normally give 5 stars

Well researched, almost all content without filler . engaging and relatable. will be recomending to my bestie

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  • Mathew
  • 11-11-18

very practical

great book. plenty of practical ideas to implement. recommend this book if you are interested in building good habits or change bad habits

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