The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel RobbinsThe 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins

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

byMel Robbins

Hardcover | February 28, 2017

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How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in 5 seconds.  

Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears.  What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself? 

Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a “push moment.”  Then, she’ll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self.

It takes just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do you’ll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel’s TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world’s largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement.

In The 5 Second Rule, you’ll discover it takes just five seconds to:

Become confident

Break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt

Beat fear and uncertainty

Stop worrying and feel happier

Share your ideas with courage

The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back.

The secret isn’t knowing what to do—it’s knowing how to make yourself do it. 
Mel Robbins is the host of the new daytime syndicated talk show The Mel Robbins Show, which airs nationwide on September 16th, 2019. She has spent the past decade coaching, teaching, and motivating millions of people around the world. Her practical, no-nonsense advice and life strategies provide tangible results and skills that help pe...
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Title:The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday CourageFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:Post Hill PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1682612384

ISBN - 13:9781682612385

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great rule but too much filler I found rating this book difficult. While I really enjoyed the message the book was intended to share I disliked how the book was written which is why I gave it a 3 star rating. I have recommend this book to friends but I always provide a warning with my recommendation. If you can look beyond the use of hashtags in the writing, frequent use of screen shots of social media comments and numerous grammar errors the message Mel Robbins is trying to share is excellent. She explains how she stumbled upon the 5 second rule as well as the reasoning and science behind why it works. I have implemented the 5 second rule myself and found that it works really well. I would have preferred to see a few testimonials written into the content of the chapters instead of seeing screen shot after screen shot of social media comments or emails followed by a few sentences of how the five second rule worked for the person in the screenshot. I found it to be a tad annoying and it felt like filler to reach a certain page count. I also found the reference to the 5 second rule as #5SecondRule very annoying. Hashtags have a time and place and I would prefer not to see it written repetitively in the sentences of the book.
Date published: 2019-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing This book will change your life if you decide to apply this one simple rule into your day to day! Great book! I also loved the audio version read by Mel!
Date published: 2018-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book! Easy read, great tips on encouraging you to just GO FOR IT!
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love IT Read it with no expectation, and love it! Learn to switch of and make it happen!
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It I am currently reading this book and do not want to put it down. So motivational and encouraging. I like to hear from other people and see how they help themselves using the rule. Love seeing people empower other people.
Date published: 2018-04-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Rule is good, book is repetitive The rule is awesome and works, yes. But this book is just full of testimonials without any new information really.
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Idea Quick and easy read. I have yet to put the 5 second rule into practice but I like the idea of it and the book has already changed my view on demonstrating courage. Good read to get out of your head and into action.
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Actionable steps to reduce anxiety and get things done! I picked up this book after seeing Mel Robbin's TEDtalk and WOW! Insightful and positive with straight-forward, tell-it-like-it-is advice. Mel's humour is wonderful which helps make this book an easy read. Her methods have helped me and I can't wait for her next book!
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read This At A Chapters Store The advice offered actually does work. Count back from 5 or 3 and do it what you have to do in that timeframe. It works. Real testimonials (one can never however, be certain with social media completely) are given in the book to those who tried the advice. Not sure if it can be a complete lifechanger for everyone, but certainly can improve some parts of your habits and thought patterns.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book I have purchased many "self help" books in the past, but this is the only one I've read cover to cover. Great book, great ideas. Definitely a keeper and one to refer back to.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good Some pretty good ideas in the book. okay read.
Date published: 2017-09-18

From the Author

National Bestseller! How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in 5 seconds.  Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears.  What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?  Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a “push moment.”  Then, she’ll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self. It takes just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do you’ll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel’s TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world’s largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement. In The 5 Second Rule, you’ll discover it takes just five seconds to: Become confident Break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt Beat fear and uncertainty Stop worrying and feel happier Share your ideas with courage The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back. The secret isn’t knowing what to do—it’s knowing how to make yourself do it.