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Publisher's Summary

These days it can feel like life is a never-ending to-do list, and it’s increasingly difficult to balance work and life. People everywhere are unhappy about their work-life balance, and we’re seeing growing numbers of people reporting burnout.

Comedian and ex-lawyer Alice Fraser has experienced the costs of work-life imbalance first-hand, so she teams up with neuroscientist Ash Ranpura to look for solutions to the demands of modern life.

They journey from the workplace, which is literally killing us, through to our smartphone, beds and even brains, to work out where we’re going wrong and find some science-based solutions.

A Somethin’ Else production for Audible Originals.

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 6 episodes to your Library now.

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Good Book

Loved it, It great podcast. They touch all the topic from burnout to Say No.

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Great

Great presentation and content . Alice and Ash rock . Superb . loved the six episodes

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short but to the point.

love the advice for parent. the technique of saying no is something I wonder why i didn't think of and will be using from now on when refusing sugary or fatty food

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Make everyday life easier by Make life work for yo

Narration good. Topic is more relevant. Pragmatic approach in resolving issues. Daily issues discussed in a practical way.

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Narration is good.

There was nothing new in the content. The narration is good. A good book for new graduates starting a career.

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Balanced content narrated

Joyed with the content with day in day out examples fetch me more attentive :)

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  • Paul G.
  • 06-09-20

really interesting series .

enjoyed listening to it and will certainly be putting some of the ideas into practice

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-11-20

Life Changing

Loved it. I don't know why I had to HEAR someone say it's okay to say no. But hearing it resonated with something inside me. Brilliant podcast. Very insightful conversations and it just made me realise that I am not alone.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-11-20

Good listening

This audiobook is a good occasion to think about some aspects of our lives that deserve to be improved

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  • Loving Lily
  • 17-11-20

Fantastic!

It very much hit the spot! As someone having suffered from burnout, I just want to throw this at HR! it is possible to make things better if you take an interest! Honestly! it is a fantastic podcast!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-11-20

Very enjoyable listen

I really enjoyed the duo in their previous recordings so I was very optimistic about this one being informative as well as engaging. And I'm not disappointed - Alice Fraser and Ash Rampura have a nice, light and entertaining way of presenting solid science knowledge while talking to actual researchers or experimenting on themselves to figure out how things work. It made my housecleaning much more enjoyable.

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  • hex
  • 10-11-20

Excellent listen

The combination of Ash and Alex are a real joy to listen to I hope they do many more podcast!

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  • M Hanlon
  • 02-11-20

Thought provoking & interesting...

Once again another great book in this series. It was interesting & thought provoking on both a personal level & a workplace wellbeing level. I have really enjoyed all of the books in this series hope there will be more, the presenters work really well together...their personalities enhance the listeners experience. When is the next series being released ? Thanks to all concerned in the production of this series....you did a great job !

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  • Eduard
  • 20-10-20

interesting to listen but nothing special

Interesting book to listen but it doesn.t bring any new or exciting ideea. only things that u hear everywhere

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  • Matthew JW
  • 06-10-20

Nothing to see (listen) here

Very woke with a Liberal undertone that summaries the entire series by saying business and organisations need to change in order to get work/life balance. No real substance. The relationship between Alice and Ash is cringe at times.

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  • Cristina Rivas Graver
  • 29-09-20

Great insight

I really liked how easy to follow it was , interesting with a listen . Good banter between both speakers .