The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

by Mel Robbins


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ISBN-13: 9781682612385
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 7,843
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mel Robbins is an award-winning CNN on-air commentator and op-ed writer, a contributing editor to SUCCESS Magazine, best-selling author and one of the most sought-after keynote speakers in America. She began her career as a criminal defense attorney in New York City, then launched and sold several companies and hosted TV and radio programs for A&E, FOX, Cox Media, and CNN.

Now that she’s no longer arguing "reasonable doubt" inside the courtroom, she's teaching leaders inside the world’s leading brands how to break the habit of self-doubt and build the habits of confidence and courage at work and in life. Mel is a Dartmouth College and Boston College Law School graduate. She and her husband of 18 years have three young kids. She lives in the Boston area, but remains a Midwesterner at heart.

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The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mel Robbins gives us a simple tool, the five second rule, to help us give ourselves the push we need to do what we truly want, to calm ourselves of anxiety and fear, to be successful. Many of the stories she used resonated with me. I'm excited to see where the five second rule helps me bring my life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book! This is a deceptively simple concept, but very powerful! I am implementing it in my life starting today...
Anonymous 18 days ago
The book has a lot of good ideas for changing your well-being. I like that it's a fast read, but part 1 reads like a really bad infommercial. Stick with it, or skip part 1, and you'll finally get down to the nitty-gritty ideas.
Anonymous 3 months ago
While the premise of the 5-second rule seems solid, the book relies too heavily on publishing social media reviews and posts to "prove" this is working for people. On almost every page, a tweet or Facebook screenshot is included. If the reader wanted THAT many testimonials, it would be much better to log in to those sites rather than spend the 20 dollars for a book of them. Even though the 5-second rule purports to be backed by science, there is NO list of scientific studies, journal articles, or other substantial reports that actually are used. A book backed by science should have those scientific resources acknowledged. The author cannot do her own biased "research" and let that stand as definitive. Furthermore, any mention of utilizing the 5-second rule to "eliminate" anxiety makes me shudder. For those who battle daily with depression, anxiety, or anxiety-related issues, to suggest that this is a solution is misleading. While the book never outright says "Use this in place of your doctor-prescribed medication," it certainly gives that vibe. Not only is this unsound advice, it's irresponsible. All told, I totally believe this works for some people. However, I cannot support a book that cannot cite legitimate scientific sources as "proven" research.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hope I can work to change my life using the techniques used in this book. Just today it has already helped me control my emotions and not doubt myself. I hope this works because I need it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I would definitely recommend this book to others!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great work! Encouraging
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So worst the read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thanks Mel. Now I realize that I don’t need to think about the stuff I know I need to do or want to do, just do it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book ! Change your life in 5,4,3,2,1!