Ite 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 I can tell you right now there are TONS and I can fill this space with them I got so 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 local library or shelter because I didn t want to subject folks who may be vulnerable or gullible to such propaganda I found it because I didn t want to subject folks who may be vulnerable or gullible to such propaganda I found it immoral and disgusting to se religion and people s need for positive guidance I know this book is a classic and is by many people so I guess I must not be seeing something that a 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 read like an advertisement for a business 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 p 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 right time 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. 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 life Improve your personal and professional relationships Assume control over your circumstances Be kind to yourself. 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 It did help me then I decided to re read it as I am at a different stage in life will soon be
big 60 don t want to turn into a grumpythe big 60
old woman It is easy to lapse into grumbling and groaning especially when it is all you hear atwoman It is easy to lapse into grumbling and groaning especially when it is all you hear at and from the friends who have become negative Well I did 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 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 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 has lots of techniues from that as well and CBT has been proven to help eliminate anxiety and depression In sum. 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.
review The Power of Positive ThinkingMary 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 No citations When an author says here is a story when a womanman who had XYZ difficulty sed these principles had remarkable results it turns me off Any random person can come p with such stories No citations no names The mantra given are fine such stories No citations no names The mantra given are fine ok style too but I felt that the emphasis on Christianity was nnecessary Not that it offended me I don t care but it implies nnecessary 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 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 is
one of the most inspirational and positive books ever written I finally readof the most inspirational and positive books ever written I finally read 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 nnecessary I d be than happy to 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 your life and give yourself the initiative needed to carry out your ambitions and hopes You'll learn how to Expec.