The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins
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The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage Audiobook by Mel Robbins focuses on transforming one’s life by making informed decisions using the 5-second rule. Mel Robbins started out as a lawyer and then made her name as a powerful and motivational speaker. The author says that everyone has their moments of fear, difficulties, and uncertainty which restrict people to live their lives to the fullest. The author says that the 5-second rule can change anyone’s life. The rule is simple to understand. One simply has to count backward, 5-4-3-2-1 and then GO-take action.
Robbins says that by counting backward the mind moves away from any distractions and excuses and it can move forward. The author says the 5-second rule will drive action and lead to positive results. The author believes that taking one simple step forward will create momentum and drive action. She also says that motivation is not needed to do the necessary things in life. The only way to make progress and bring significant improvements in life is to take action without waiting for motivation to do so.
Robbins reasons that it is the small moves in life which matter more than the big ones. Not taking any action thinking the move is small is detrimental as these small moves add up over time. The purpose of the 5-second rule is to change the behavior pattern. It aims at eliminating the bad habits and/or encouraging new habits. It also helps in taking control of one’s mind by removing the negativity and feeding only positivity.
The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage Audiobook by Mel Robbins is a popular book on life improvement using positive thinking. The book is well-researched and delves into behavioral psychology and other related fields. The narrative is in conversational fashion which makes it easier to follow.
The author makes her points clearly and objectively which is another merit of the book. She also backs her claims and reasonings with real-world examples which add to the credibility of the claims and makes it easier to understand by the readers. This is a recommended read for people wanting to take control of their thought process and making positive decisions in life.