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The Art of Effortless Living

4.03  ·  Rating Details  ·  67 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Most of us believe that in order to achieve anything worthwhile, whether in our careers, family life, health or even on the sports field, we have to work hard and apply a lot of effort. In fact, just the opposite is true. In The Art of Effortless Living, Dr. Ingrid Bacci offers compelling evidence that the most productive, creative and healthiest individuals are those who ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published June 3rd 2002 by Bantam (first published September 1st 2000)
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Dominique
Jun 20, 2010 Dominique rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've recommened this to anyone I know with bodily pain or dis-ease. This book helped me through a time when I had let who I was waiver because of someone else's expectations of me. I started to see it manifest in me physically. No one says it better than Ingrid! Sign up for her newsletters on her website.
Janet
This book is essentially more advice on how to remain balanced and centered in your own right and not letting other people or situations take away your power. Always good to be reminded of this....
Tamilazhagan Raju
The single book that changed by perspective about life. it appeared when was looking for direction. very much part of me now.
Suzanne
Jun 07, 2014 Suzanne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of the best books I have read in years. I highly recommend it.
Jami
Feb 12, 2008 Jami rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
regardless of the badly-designed cheesy self-help-looking cover, this book is anything but. this is my number one book for awhile yet. if i could, i'd give this book to everyone i know that is interested in the art of being. take what you need from it and leave whatever's too far out for you.

i'd be willing to swap it but i want to read it again.
fiona
Sep 13, 2007 fiona rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
i recommend this book to anyone who is interested in understanding themselves and others better.alot of the ideas are ones i was already familiar with but the author just pulls it all togther and makes you believe in them more.
Andrea
Jun 23, 2010 Andrea rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not only does the author talk about her own personal experience of changing her life, but she gives you tools on how to work on your own. The tools are very simple, but they are quite profound. Great book!
Sarah Pearsall
Oct 02, 2012 Sarah Pearsall rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was an outstanding piece of literature. It made you think about how you think and how you can change it to improve you health and really live an effortless lifestyle. I loved it!
Sharon
Sep 16, 2015 Sharon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Poignantly urgent and transformative. The kind of wakeup that you didn't even knew you needed; thank you Ingrid, you are a visionary!
Ross Bishop
Ingrid's understanding of the human physical condition is remarkable. Her insights are well worth reading.
Katie
Jan 09, 2008 Katie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
What was I thinking?
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