Ambition Addiction by Benjamin Shalva audiobook

Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within

By Benjamin Shalva
Read by Benjamin Shalva

Brilliance Audio 9781503938632
5.73 Hours 1
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Ambition is a blessing. It is a key motivator driving people to achieve their hopes and dreams. But for many, accomplishment is never enough. In a culture obsessed with fame and celebrity, the burning desire for acclaim, conquest, and domination can be overwhelming—to the detriment of one’s personal life. This is ambition addiction: the all-encompassing yearning for success at any cost. Self-described ambition addict Benjamin Shalva (Spiritual Cross-Training) has written an insightful and illuminating book for anyone who wants to control that destructive strain of ambition and live with integrity. He identifies the signs and symptoms of ambition addiction and profiles iconic achievers to help readers identify unhealthy motivations. Then he reveals the five steps to living a fulfilling life of healthy, productive ambition in which grand but elusive fantasies give way to the true happiness of the here and now.

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Ambition is a blessing. It is a key motivator driving people to achieve their hopes and dreams. But for many, accomplishment is never enough. In a culture obsessed with fame and celebrity, the burning desire for acclaim, conquest, and domination can be overwhelming—to the detriment of one’s personal life. This is ambition addiction: the all-encompassing yearning for success at any cost.

Self-described ambition addict Benjamin Shalva (Spiritual Cross-Training) has written an insightful and illuminating book for anyone who wants to control that destructive strain of ambition and live with integrity. He identifies the signs and symptoms of ambition addiction and profiles iconic achievers to help readers identify unhealthy motivations. Then he reveals the five steps to living a fulfilling life of healthy, productive ambition in which grand but elusive fantasies give way to the true happiness of the here and now.

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Author Bio: Benjamin Shalva

Author Bio: Benjamin Shalva

Benjamin Shalva is a writer, rabbi, yoga instructor, meditation teacher, and musician. He was born in Milwaukee and received rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. His writing has been published in the Washington Post, Elephant Journal, and Spirituality & Health magazine. Shalva teaches spiritual cross-training seminars and workshops nationally and internationally and serves on the rabbinic faculty of the Jewish Mindfulness Center of Washington, DC. He lives in Reston, Virginia, with his family.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 5.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English