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Top 10 Non-Fiction Audio Books on Borrowbox

Compiled by Stephen, Newbridge Library

Mentors by Russell Brand

Read by Russell Brand

Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author – from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a better father. It explores how we all – consciously and unconsciously – choose guides, mentors and heroes throughout our lives and examines the new perspectives they can bring.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in e-book and audiobook format.

The Psychology Book by DK

Read by Cassandra Campbell

`The Psychology Book` clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science. How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from? With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and shows how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

Unleash the Power Within by Tony Robbins

Read by Tony Robbins

In Tony Robbins’ exciting live audio seminar Unleash the Power Within you’ll discover how to transform your limiting beliefs, adding new meaning and depth to your life. You’ll learn to tap into your deepest, most personal resources, to become all you truly desire and deserve. And when you begin to claim the abundant rewards your future has in store, you’ll not only make a remarkable improvement in your life–but consequently, in our world. Tony shows you how to live your life not by hope…not by chance…but by design.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

Let Me Be Frank by Frank Bruno

Read by Ben Onwukwe

Let Me Be Frank is Frank Bruno’s own account of his battle with mental illness, his time inside a mental facility, the impact his illness has had on his family and his career – and his long road back to stability. Now ready to talk about the condition that devastated his world, Frank’s story offers his own unique perspective on living with bipolar disorder. His fears, his triumphs and the great affection he feels for the legion of fans he has to this day. His aim is to give others hope and inspiration.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Read by Matt Haig

The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do about it? Looking at sleep, news, social media, addiction, work and play, Matt Haig invites us to feel calmer, happier and to question the habits of the digital age. This book might even change the way you spend your precious time on earth.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in e-book and audiobook format.

Darkest Hour by Anthony McCarten

Read by Sean Barrett

May, 1940. Britain is at war, European democracies are falling rapidly and the public are unaware of this dangerous new world. Just days after his unlikely succession to Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, faces this horror – and a sceptical King and a party plotting against him. He wonders how he can capture the public mood and does so, magnificently, before leading the country to victory.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

On Power by Gene Simmons

Read by Alan Sklar

Gene Simmons of KISS, multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and master of self-invention, shares his philosophy on power-how to attain it, how to keep it, and how to harness it as a driving force in business and in life.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Read by Rob Shapiro and Dave Asprey

In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible-and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or “hacks”) to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in audiobook format.

True Grit by Bear Grylls

Read by Elliot Fitzpatrick and Bear Grylls

In this gripping new book, Bear tells the stories of the adventurers, explorers, soldiers and spies whose refusal to quit in the most extreme situations has inspired him throughout his life. Some of them make uncomfortable reading – survival is rarely pretty. But all of them are tales of eye-watering bravery, death-defying resilience and extraordinary mental toughness by men and women who have one thing in common: true grit.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in e-book and audiobook format.

Feel Better in 5 by Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Drawing on Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s twenty years of experience and real-life case studies from his GP practice, Feel Better in 5 is your daily plan for a happier, healthier you at no extra cost.

Available to borrow on Bolinda Borrowbox in e-book and audiobook format.

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