The Power of Positive Thinking

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Fawcett Columbine, 1996 - Religion - 224 pages
Translated into fifteen languages with more than 7 million copies sold, "The Power of Positive Thinking" is unparalleled in its extraordinary capacity for restoring the faltering faith of millions. In this insightful program, Dr. Peale offers the essence of his profound method for mastering the problems of everyday living. You will learn:
How to eliminate that most devastating handicap---self doubt
How to free yourself from worry, stress and resentment
How to climb above problems to visualize solutions and then attain them
Simple prayerful exercises that you can do every day, through-out the day, to reinforce your new-found habit of happiness
Eliminating all the negative thoughts that prevent you from achieving happiness and success, "The Power of Positive Thinking" is an inspiring program that will help you create a positive change in your life.

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Although he’s old-fashioned in some ways, he leads in with Believe In Yourself, which must have been what he thought his contemporaries most lacked and needed to hear. ........................ Near ... Read full review

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This is essentially a work for Christians. But here is what I gleaned from it: - "Prayerise, picturise, actualise" (pp. 63-5). - "Do you ever 'fume' or 'fret'?" (p. 96). - "Self-knowledge is the ... Read full review

Contents

Believe in Yourself
1
A Peaceful Mind Generates Power
15
How to Have Constant Energy
29
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Norman Vincent Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio on May 31, 1898. He received degrees at Ohio Wesleyan University and Boston University School of Theology. He was ordained into the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1922 and served as a pastor in a variety of churches in the eastern United States for the next decade. In 1932, he joined the Dutch Reformed Church and became the pastor of the Marble Collegiate Church, a post he would hold for more than 50 years. During his lifetime, he wrote 46 books including The Art of Living, You Can Win, A Guide for Confident Living, The Power of Positive Thinking, and This Incredible Century. In addition to writing, he gave sermons on both television and radio and published Guideposts, a weekly newsletter. He received Freedom Foundation awards in 1952 and 1955 and the Horatio Alger Award in 1952. For his contributions to the field of theology, President Ronald Reagan awarded Peale the Presidential Medal of Freedom on March 26, 1984. He died from a stroke on December 24, 1993 at the age of 95.

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