The Power of Positive Thinking: 10 Traits for Maximum Results

Front Cover
Simon and Schuster, Apr 3, 2003 - Self-Help - 240 pages
An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s powerful message of faith and inspiration.

In this phenomenal bestseller, “written with the sole objective of helping the reader achieve a happy, satisfying, and worthwhile life,” Dr. Peale demonstrates the power of faith in action. With the practical techniques 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:

Believe in yourself and in everything you do
Build new power and determination
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

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - smallself -

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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - madepercy - LibraryThing

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

All 10 reviews »

Selected pages


Believe in Yourself
A Peaceful Mind Generates Power
How to Have Constant Energy
Try Prayer Power
How to Create Your Own Happiness
Stop Fuming and Fretting
Expect the Best and Get
Dont Believe in Defeat
How to Break the Worry Habit
Power to Solve Personal Problems
How to Use Faith in Healing
When Vitality Sags Try This Health Formula
Inflow of New Thoughts Can Remake

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2003)

Norman Vincent Peale, one of the most influential clergymen of his time, is the author of forty-six books, including the international bestseller The Power of Positive Thinking. Dr. Peale's legacy continues today through the Peale Center for Christian Living, the Outreach Division of Guideposts, www.dailyguide

Bibliographic information