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Goodnight Smartphone

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Exclusively written for Audible, available only in audio

Sleep is central to every part of our lives, and a good night's sleep begins by putting aside the day's worries. But in today's technology-saturated world, saying goodnight to the day is harder than ever. Allow author Arianna Huffington (Thrive, The Sleep Revolution) to guide you to a peaceful night's slumber as she performs Goodnight Smartphone: a classic tale reborn for the modern age, when the hardest thing to say goodnight to is not the moon but our phones, our email, our social media, our always-on digital selves. 

During a visit to Audible to speak about the benefits of sleep, Arianna joked about what a wonderful book Goodnight Moon is and how other childhood classics help transition kids from daytime to sleep time. She posited why there weren't such books for adults. "Goodnight cares of the day, goodnight worries about tomorrow, goodnight laptop!" she exclaimed. Soon after, Goodnight Smartphone was born. Listen as Arianna borrows from the traditions of children's bedtime stories to create this modern age adaptation for adults, and learn more about her daily sleep regimen in her introduction. Exclusively written for Audible, available only in audio.

Inspired by children's bedtime classics, this audiobook is a playful and relaxing guide to help you transition from the worries of a stressful day to a good night's sleep, and you can hear it only on Audible. 

©2016 Arianna Huffington (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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  • Rachel R. Rodriguez
  • 27/01/2018

Ugh... the Intro...

they really should have the option to skip over the intro. Doesn't really make for a good night time story when you have to hear the politicized agenda.

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  • Stalones
  • 28/04/2020

A commercial for her book.

A little funny, a pinch of advice, but mostly a shameless commercial. some more words so I can post

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  • Darling Nikki
  • 14/04/2020

I don't like it.

this one is a hard pass for me. I didn't like the narrator or the store.. It is not what I expected.

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  • Amazon customer
  • 24/05/2018

Don’t waste your time

Arianna Huffington has written something, but what it is remains unclear. She claims it is an ”update” of the classic story, Goodnight Moon, but it lacks all the charm of that book. It is not funny or satirical, but simply a waste of time. While only 6 minutes long, this audiobook is not worth 6 seconds of your time.

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  • Empathy
  • 26/04/2020

Not a Meditation!!!!

This talks about her book (free plug) in the introduction. It should just jump straight into the meditation.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23/04/2020

I like it.

We can postpone everything for a good night sleep which is very important. Thank you Arianna.

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  • Roopesh Sheth
  • 25/07/2018

Too preachy

Meh, good night iPad is way better. This just comes off as preachy and self-righteous.

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  • E. Krentz-Wee
  • 24/04/2020

Listen for the retelling

I'm a grandparent now who still seems to know "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown my heart.
The introduction here is fine to hear once, but then bookmark the beginning of the actual story. Goodnight Smartphoneis worth listening to again when I am having trouble falling to sleep.

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  • Derrik G.
  • 17/12/2017

This was just painful

When I saw that someone had decided to revisit Goodnight Moon, I figured it was worth a look. This whole digital "board book" is painful and certainly not a book that I would share with the children in my life. It seems oddly preachy for what I would have assumed was a book intended for children. Seriously, even as a FREE book this is a waste of your time. This awkward stream of consciousness seems more like someone is projecting their own stresses onto paper. I almost regret the fact that it is in my Audible library now because I know I will never listen to it again.

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  • Sara
  • 07/02/2017

Quick Ideas About Sleep

A short overview of some of the ideas presented in Huffington's recent book The Sleep Revolution with a twist of using the children's book GoodNight Moon as the format. I didn't think it was as awful as some reviews here on Audible made it seem. In fact, it was only 6 minutes long, offered a variety of helpful ideas about getting more sleep and it was free. You can't beat that for a deal. Glad I listened.

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