L of themI m a Christian so I wasn t opposed to the religious content it just wasn t what I thought I d find With that said I didn t ike how Peale pushed the health and wealth gospel Rather than showing the Christian faith as primarily focused on the spiritual ife Peale described how to use prayer and your relationship with God to succeed materiallyPeale outlines his main formula near the beginning1 Prayerize constantly pray to 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 eads 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 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 THE COCAINE ADDICTION CURE (Drug Addiction, 12 Step Program, Road to Recovery, Alcohol Addiction) lacked enough practical advice to make it worth readingAdvice Iiked Do something you re passionate about and you Boku no Hero Academia dj - Osananajimi ga Sugoku Yakkai na Kosei ni Kakatteru ll find you have unlimited energy to do it Don t think you re so important Learn to slow your pace and delegate work Descriptions of the power of mind over matter how people can become sick or well basedargely on their state of mind Explanations of psychosomatic issues Find moments to completely relax throughout the day 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 A Gypsy Promise like your work Then it will become a pleasure not drudgery Perhaps you do not need to change your job Change yourself and your work will seem different Become a comfortable person easy going natural pleasant kindly gentle Remember people s names Don t be an egotistical know it all Practiceiking people until you genuinely doParts I didn t Imprisoned with the Alien Rohilian Warrior like Description of sending magnetic power to people by shooting prayers at them The entire chapter Prescription for Heartache It tells about death experiences people hearing or seeing the dead and other paranormal activities I read this book over 35 years ago at a stage in myife when I needed to Masterplots II leave home and go out into the world It did help me then I decided to re read it as I am at a different stage inife will soon be the big 60 and don t want to turn into a grumpy old woman It is easy to African American History Black History Month Book 1 lapse into grumbling and groaning especially when it is all you hear at work and from the friends who have become negative Well I did enjoy the book and it has reminded me thatooking at African Literature and Social Change life positively every cloud has a silverining gives you happiness and confidence Just one sentence in the book makes a 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 of duty I aim to grow old gracefully and in a good mood. T the best and get it Believe in yourself and in everything you do Develop the power to reach your goals Break the worry habit and achieve a relaxed ife Improve your personal and professional relationships Assume control over your circumstances Be kind to yourself.
If you are ooking for a religious solution to your troubles this is a fantastic book The proven and time tested practices outlined in this book should Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems lead anyone to aife 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 difficulty 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 emphasis on Christianity was unnecessary Not that it offended me I don t care but it implies unnecessary that other religions don 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 book you need to have something other than that mantra repeated on every page There are no practical tips and its written as if he s a grade school teacher talking to his students Read Pema Chodron instead or even Martin Seligman s books about optimism and happiness 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 Aliens Abroad local book store You know how a book comes into yourife just at the right time well this is the book for me It has helped change my ife at a point when I needed it the most I should say a very negative time in my ife 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 different pictureize instead of visualize but the techniues are similar I ve used techniues put forth in The Secret and in this book and they do 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 Chasing the Red Queen 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 do you any good However. This book is written with the sole objective of helping the reader achieve a happy satisfying and worthwhileife Norman Vincent PealeThe precursor to The Secret The Power of Positive Thinking has helped millions of men and women to achieve fulfillment in their iv.
If you re committed to continually practice what you ve earned be ready to see some amazing things happen in your Little Witch Academia Chronicle - Little Witch Academia Chronicle - Tanki - 2017/8/31 life Prior to reading this I didn t know that is was a Christianity 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 don t know when cognitive behavior therapy CBT was introduced but this books hasots of techniues from that as well and CBT has been proven to help eliminate anxiety and depression In summary one has to renew our thoughts and speech and this will in turn change our thinking process which 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 The Machine Stops less of their religion and faith the thought which Mr Norman discussed in this book is already known to every muslim but areong Dare for More lost and forgotten But thanks to him that i am now again connected to my roots andiving 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 Academia dos Anjos (Redenção Livro 2) laws of universe WARNING DO NOT BE FOOLED BY THE TITLE OF THIS BOOK Iove books about positivity self improvement etc and after hearing so much about how this is 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 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 and didn t want to donate it to my ocal ibrary or shelter because I didn t want to subject folks who may be vulnerable or gullible to such propaganda I found it almost immoral and disgusting 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 Life with My Idiot Family lot do 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 don t readike 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 I decided 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 Before You Are Licensed life and not just in one or two chapters but al. Es In this phenomenal bestseller Dr Peale demonstrates the power of faith in action With the practical techniues outlined in this book you can energize yourife and give yourself the initiative needed to carry out your ambitions and hopes You'll earn how to Expec.
The Power of Positive Thinking and a progenitor of the theory of positive thinkingPeale was born in Bowersville Ohio He graduated from Bellefontaine High School Bellefontaine Ohio He has earned degrees at Ohio Wesleyan University where he became a brother of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta and Boston University School of TheologyRaised as a Methodist and ordained as a Methodist minister in 1922 Peale changed his religious affiliation to the Reformed Church in America in 1932 and began a 52 year tenure as pastor of Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan During that time the church's membership grew from 600 to over 5000 and he became one of New York City's most famous preachers