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The Beginning1 Prayerize Constantly Pray beginning1 Prayerize constantly pray God and treat him as your close associate2 Picturize believe in your realizable wish and hold strongly to that mental image3 Actualize praying and picturing leads to the wish becoming a realityThe book contains what I would consider paranormal or pseudo science I included some examples below Near the beginning Peale explains that one can use a positive mindset to combat the inferiority complex that many people suffer He mentions many studies throughout the book but I Repressed Memories A Journey to Recovery from Sexual Abuse FiresideParkside Recovery Book don t believe any of them were cited Every chapter is chock full of anecdotes and stories There were a few good tips in the book but overall it lacked enough practical advice to make it worth readingAdvice I liked Do something you re passionate about and you ll find you have unlimited energy too it Don t think you re so important Learn to slow your pace and Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic delegate work Descriptions of the power of mind over matter how people can become sick or well based largely on their state of mind Explanations of psychosomatic issues Find moments to completely relax throughout theay even if only for a few minutes Don t get the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders Don t strain so hard Don t take yourself so seriously Determine to like your work Then it will become a pleasure not African Literature 9 drudgery Perhaps youo not need to change your job Change yourself and your work will seem Alien Conquest different Become a comfortable person easy going natural pleasant kindly gentle Remember people s names Don t be an egotistical know it all Practice liking people until you genuinelyoParts I idn t like Description of sending magnetic power to people by shooting prayers
at them The entire chapter Prescription for Heartache It tells about eath experiences people hearing or seeing the them The entire chapter Prescription for Heartache It tells about Rising Above The Influence: A True Story about Alcohol, Drugs, and Recovery death experiences people hearing or seeing the and other paranormal activities I read this book over 35 years ago at a stage in my life when I needed to leave home and go out into the world Itid help me then I Conjure In African American Society decided to re read it as I am at aifferent stage in life will soon be the big 60 and Womens Political Activism in Palestine don t want to turn into a grumpy old woman It is easy to lapse into grumbling and groaning especially when it is all you hear at work and from the friends who have become negative Well Iid enjoy the book and it has reminded me that looking at life positively every cloud has a silver lining gives you happiness and confidence Just one sentence in the book makes a Alien Commanders Bride (Draconians, difference every time you have a negative thought replace it with a positive one As this book was written in 1952 I am now reading a similar book with excellent reviews that was written recently which should be a good contrast As I will always want my friends and family to enjoy my company rather than come and see me out ofuty I aim to grow old gracefully and in a good mood. T the best and get it Believe in yourself and in everything you o Develop the power to reach your goals Break the worry habit and achieve a relaxed life Improve your personal and professional relationships Assume control over your circumstances Be kind to yourself. ,
If you are looking for a religious solution to your troubles this is a fantastic book The proven and time tested practices outlined in this book should lead anyone to a proven and time tested practices outlined in this book should lead anyone to a of mental and emotional health through faith in Jesus Christ You can find the best edition here No citations When an author says here is a story when a womanman who had XYZ ifficulty used these principles had remarkable results it turns me off Any random person can come up with such stories No citations no names The mantra
*given are fine and ok style too but I felt that the *are fine and ok style too but I felt that the on Christianity was unnecessary Not that it offended me I Word Alchemy don t care but it implies unnecessary that other religionson t have the same good teachings Anyway put me to sleep too There are better ways to write self help books the author should have asked Dale Carnegie I found this book pretty useless I understand the power of faith in God but if you re going to write a whole bo This is a book that I am constantly reading on and off I found it on a trip in Sante Fe New Mexico It turned up right in front of me while I was shopping at a local
book store You know how a book comes into your life just at the rightstore You know how a book comes into your life just at the right well this is the book for me It has helped change my life at a point when I needed it the most I should say a very negative time in my life I would recommend it to anyone It is one of those books that you highlight and go back to reread parts of it again Though written over 50 years before The Secret by Rhonda Byrne it almost exactly mirrors that book The terminology may be The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures different pictureize instead of visualize but the techniues are similar I ve used techniues put forth in The Secret and in this book and theyo work Put bluntly it has to be believed to work in order to work If nothing else there is practical advice for the aid of sleeping clearing your mind and reducing your level of anger in tense situations Additionally I think anyone would be happier and be pleasant to be around when they shift their thinking to a positive mindset This gives exercises to help accomplish that goalAgain I feel Mr Peale s book and Ms Byrne s book compliment each other If someone is turned off by The Secret believing it to be Oprahesue New Age thinking than read The Power of Positive Thinking There aren t many who are mainstream than he who comes from a traditional American religious background At the same time if someone is turned off by a traditional religious point of view read The Secret which instead of God uses the term The Universe when referencing a Higher Power therefore allowing for many faiths and beliefs However if both books are read I believe a person not only reinforces the basic principles in their mind but also gains additional techniues to achieve their goalsAgain the caveat is you have to believe for it to work You have to remember to use it If you try for a week and give up this won t An Endless Lie do you any good However if you re committed to continually practice what you ve learned be ready to see some amazing things happen in your life Prior to reading this Iidn t know that is was a Chris. This book is written with the sole objective of helping the reader achieve a happy satisfying and worthwhile life Norman Vincent PealeThe precursor to The Secret The Power of Positive Thinking has helped millions of men and women to achieve fulfillment in their liv.
Characters ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Norman Vincent PealeTianity based self help book The information in this book has been rehashed in The Secret and many other self help books Why Because it works I on has been rehashed in The Secret and many other self help books Why Because it works I on know when cognitive behavior therapy CBT was introduced but this books has lots of techniues from that as well and CBT has been proven to help eliminate anxiety and epression In summary one has to renew our thoughts and
Speech And This Will In Turn Change Our Thinking Processand this will in turn change our thinking process in turn will eliminate worry and inner strife Altough i am a muslim but i found this book eually revealing all of the methods and techniues i read in this book are easily applicable to any one regard less of their religion and faith the thought which Mr Norman iscussed in this book is already known to every muslim but are long lost and forgotten But thanks to him that i am now again connected to my roots and living at peace I recommend reading this book with an open mind so that your cast culture and religion will not interfear in your intellectual growth and understanding of the laws of universe WARNING DO NOT BE FOOLED BY THE TITLE
*OF THIS BOOK I love books about positivity self improvement etc and after hearing so much about how this *THIS BOOK I love books about positivity self improvement etc and after hearing so much about how this one of the most inspirational and positive books ever written I finally read it and promptly regretted it This book is nothing than propaganda and shameless marketing for the author s church ie business Just when I started thinking oh I can get behind the concept he s teaching BAM there goes another sneaky advertising for his church He found every opportunity to sneak in the FULL ADDRESS of his church even though it was completely and obviously irrelevant and unnecessary I After the Tears d be than happy to cite specific pages and paragraphs from the book that show this but I can tell you right now there are TONS and I can fill this space with them I got so sick of seeing the FULL ADDRESS of his church s headuarters that I refused to finish it and put it in the recycle bin It wasn t a cheap book hardcover andidn t want to Daddy Blames Me donate it to my local library or shelter because Iidn t want to subject folks who may be vulnerable or gullible to such propaganda I found it almost immoral and isgusting to use religion and people s need for positive guidance I know this book is considered a classic and is beloved by many people so I guess I must not be seeing something that a lot o or I m just too cynical but if you read or re read the book pay attention to the references to the author s church and tell me they Facing the Rising Sun don t read like an advertisement for a business A few people told me that that this was among the great self improvement books Not knowing anything about the book or author Iecided to read it Because of the recommendations I had received I was very surprised at how explicitly Christian the book is I was expecting a secular pull yourself up by your own bootstraps kind of self improvement book Instead the author focuses on prayer and involving God in every aspect of your life and not just in one or two chapters but all of themI m a Christian so I wasn t opposed to the religious content it just wasn t wha. Es In this phenomenal bestseller Dr Peale Best African American Fiction 2010 demonstrates the power of faith in action With the practical techniues outlined in this book you can energize your life and give yourself the initiative needed to carry out your ambitions and hopes You'll learn how to Expec.