Trying to find the best audiobooks for walking? These 15 options will keep your mind busy while you’re getting in those daily steps. Let’s check them out…
Brené Brown, Author
In this book, Dr. Brown, who is an expert in shame and belonging, shares 10 guideposts that can lead to a more whole and fulfilled life. Most people fall for the barrage of societal images and messages telling us who we should be but if you ignore that and pay more attention to who you ought to be instead, your life is guaranteed to be happier. Through these easy tips, the author shows you how to live to the best of your ability and finally have the life that you were destined to have.
Sam Harris, Author
Written and narrated by a neuroscientist and atheist, the book shows people how to meditate and get in touch with their spiritual side regardless of their opinions on religion. Thirty percent of Americans identify as having no religion and this book is perfect for them. Combining real science with contemplative wisdom, it is perfect for people who feel that they are spiritual but who aren’t sure if Jesus, Buddha, and other saints and sages were the “real thing.”
T is for Transformation: Unleash the 7 Superpowers to Help You Dig Deeper, Feel Stronger & Live Your Best Life
Shaun T, Author
Shaun T is a motivator and fitness icon who has helped thousands of people get in better shape both physically and psychologically. Every life should be lived to the fullest and this book reviews steps that you can take to do just that. The author believes that all people have it within themselves to live full, deeply meaningful lives and he gives you practical tips to show you how to do this, including dealing with the mental blocks that might be hurting you physically and emotionally.
Alan Stern and David Grinspoon, Authors
In July of 2015, NASA sent a spacecraft called New Horizons past Pluto and collected tons of photos and data concerning this mysterious, icy planet. This book goes into detail about the men and women behind this mission, which involved years of planning and building the perfect spaceship. The New Horizons sped past Pluto at a speed of 32,000 miles per hour and did something that was unheard of at the time, all with spectacular results in the end.
Paul Noble, Author
If you’ve ever wanted to learn Spanish but thought that it might be too difficult, this book is for you. Mr. Noble emphasizes an advanced but uncomplicated approach to learning a foreign language and uses a method that requires no books and no rote memorization. Presented in a relaxed and simple way, this audio-only product can easily and quickly teach you Spanish every time you go out to take a walk so that you’ll master the language in no time.
Mark Goulston and Philip Goldberg, Authors
There are dozens of self-defeating behaviors and the authors of this book go over every one of them so that you can finally stop the behavior patterns that are causing your life to be less than you want it to be. Some of these behaviors include obsession, procrastination, neediness, guilt, inaction, and even anger but this book gives you easy-to-follow, practical suggestions for eliminating them from your life so that you can live a life more fulfilled in the end.
S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport, Authors
If you are struggling with guilt or feel overwhelmed by your life, this book is for you. We all experience the occasional negative thought but when these thoughts become overwhelming and stressful, you need practical suggestions to get rid of them. That’s what this book is designed to do. It is natural to lead a busy life and have a lot on your plate but when it stops you from doing the things that you consider important in life, it’s time to do something about it. Learn about actions and mindsets to declutter your mind so that you can get more out of life and be happier.
Joseph Burgo, Ph.D., Author
This book is about the defense mechanisms that people often use even when they aren’t aware that they are doing so. It delves into the unconscious mind and how to find what is buried there so you can make changes in your life and get more out of it. Psychological defense mechanisms are found in everyone at some point in life but when they stop you from living the life that you know you deserve, this book can help you change that.
Lysa TerKeurst, Author
Written by a New York Times best-selling author, it delves into God’s purpose in our lives and His mysterious ways that can make you feel as if He isn’t on your side. In this book, you’ll learn how to address unmet expectations, how to recognize the actions of your enemies so you can counteract them and come out ahead, and how to handle the situation when you feel that God is giving you more than you can handle. The author draws from her own personal experiences to help you understand that your experiences are shared by others, giving you a bit of comfort along the way.
Meghan March, Author
If you prefer to hear a nice story while you’re walking, this is a great book to choose. It is the story of a woman who is drawn to a man who she knows isn’t good for her but whom she cannot stop wanting. She feels like a plaything for him — a toy — but she can’t stop letting him have his way with her. She knows that her life is filled with anarchy, thanks to him, but she also knows that she isn’t quite yet done with him.
Garth Stein, Author
The main reason why this audiobook is so unique is because it is told from a dog’s point of view. Through the dog’s narration, you experience a story that is funny and uplifting and that shares a lot of love, hope, and loyalty as well as a unique and realistic look into how absurd, funny, and poignant life can get. With each page, the paradox of life shines through and it also shows you what dogs just might think about the idiosyncrasies of human behavior.
Sheri McGregor, et al.
With in-depth chapters that offer direct and brutally honest advice, this book helps with the pain that both mothers and fathers feel when their adult children are no longer in their lives. The author also has an informative website that provides a lot of answers to the questions that you likely have. The pain that comes from having an estranged child can be enormous but this book offers practical advice that can help you move forward and have a happy life nonetheless.
Hal Elrod, et al.
If you’re an entrepreneur who needs a boost and loves to walk or exercise, this book can save you a lot of time because it provides practical advice to help you become a better business owner. The book goes into detail about six daily practices that you can utilize to help you expand your own knowledge so your business can also succeed. The practices help you change for the better so your business can grow and thrive, providing you with the personal and professional success that you know you deserve.
Empathy and Eyebrows: A Survivalist’s Stories on Reviving Your Spirit After Soul-Crushing Sh*tstorms
Danni Starr, Author
With plenty of wit and black-girl humor, the author lets go and is brutally honest about her own life and the things she learned while making it through her own trials and tribulations. Ms. Starr is a television personality and radio host and this book helps you make it through all types of difficult situations so you come out ahead in the end. It is also an enjoyable book that you’ll likely listen to more than once.
Eric Thomas, Author
Educator, speaker, and activist Eric Thomas shares a high-energy message that will captivate you from the very beginning. He has helped people both young and old become star performers in every sense including academically, personally, and even spiritually. Mr. Thomas had an upbringing that was rough in some ways; therefore, he knows what it’s like to experience hardships. It is these hardships that enable him to relate to people from all walks of life and he has utilized his experience to help everyone from Fortune 500 CEOs to development agencies for inner-city youth.