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Post by Erick Muyesu » 13 Oct 2019, 02:34

This seems like an interesting book. I will add it to my want-to-read shelf. Great review.

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Post by briellejee » 13 Oct 2019, 02:38

I am intrigued by your review! I am not a morning person as well and this seems interesting enough to read. I liked that you mentioned about the neuroscience being written for laymen. Thanks for your review!
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Post by Fazzier » 13 Oct 2019, 02:55

This book seems to be both interesting and informative. A book that enables one to understand their brain functioning in order to enhance their productivity is a definite must-read. Thank you for this wonderful review!

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Post by silvaharon » 13 Oct 2019, 03:00

A self-help book for those interested in self-improvement and those looking to have a better understanding of how their brain and body work

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Post by Vickie Noel » 13 Oct 2019, 03:06

"Wow" is the first thing that came into my mind as I read the enlightening review. I can see myself digesting this book in one sitting because I'm also a non early riser working tooth and nail to change that part of myself, if not for anything, so as not to lose my really nice job I just clinched. I'm fascinated that the book shares more concepts along the lines of the body and brain working hand in hand, and I just can't wait to fill in the blanks to ensure that mine are working in perfect synchrony. Thanks for this scintillating review; I'd be adding this book up with immediate alacrity.
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Post by Nivi Gideon » 13 Oct 2019, 03:12

Very thorough review that highlights all the important parts of the book and gives the reader a glimpse into the mind of the author. Well done!

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Post by dragonet07 » 13 Oct 2019, 03:16

I am definitely not a morning riser, although that doesn't keep me from having to get up early anyway. Maybe this book could help make it a little less torturous and help me stop procrastinating in other matters, a problem I'm having more and more often the more overwhelmed I'm feeling. It wouldn't hurt to give it a read. Thank you for the helpful review.
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Post by Gbrooks_01 » 13 Oct 2019, 03:19

This book, The Morning Mind has opened my eyes and helped me to view things differently especially how I start my day. It was a revelation to learn that the brain is composed of three parts ie. the reptilian brain (the lizard), the mammalian brain (the limbic system) and the human brain (the wizard), and how each part impacts and affects our thoughts and actions throughout the day, and in the way we start our day. Good food for thought and a very interesting view of things.

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 13 Oct 2019, 03:22

Based on the review of the book I am unsure if it's something that I would enjoy reading. I am not a fan of reading self-help books. I think that I will pass on reading this book.

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Post by e-reeder » 13 Oct 2019, 03:27

We have always heard of these kind of ideas and they are something we all have but barely attest to.

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Post by Han26+ » 13 Oct 2019, 03:27

Nice review. I like the idea of the brain containing a Lizard area and a Wizard area - puts me in mind of a mighty warlock battling a huge dragon! Not sure what a dosha is, but I reckon I’d best read the book to find out...

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Post by Ekta Kumari » 13 Oct 2019, 03:29

Amazing review. This is definitely one of those books I feel excited to get into. Also, it's vital to back up your claims when you are dealing with a subject like neuroscience, and I'm glad to know that the authors do that here. Thank you for an enlightening review.
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Post by Nkoo » 13 Oct 2019, 09:46

This book was 'book of the day' yesterday and I found the title interesting as well as intriguing. Reading your review now makes it more compelling for me to read Morning Minds. I need to find out whether it's my lizard or wizard that has the upper hand. I already added it to my shelf. Great review.

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Post by diana lowery » 14 Oct 2019, 08:46

I enjoyed learning about the Lizard and the Wizard through your review. Your enthusiasm for the book is evident.
I liked how your started and ended with your "morning person" characteristics.

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Post by Lhemphill138 » 14 Oct 2019, 13:41

I am definitely one who struggles with balancing my lizard and wizard aspects, especially when it comes to sticking to schedules or moments when I have anxiety. I like books that use evidence to support how our brains function or why we react in ways we can't otherwise understand. This is definitely a book I need to read! It sounds fascinating.

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