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The goal is to incite change in perceiving things and help an individual to become more productive and happy. About Norman Vincent Peale Norman Vincent Peale was an American-born minister, philosopher, and an author who lived in the 20th century.

This book teaches you how to ignore negative sensations, not just thoughts. These phenomena can cause fear, anxiety and even depression. These individuals gradually started to accept and love their external and internal reality just the way it is without putting any unnecessary effort resisting it.

Peale also in his self-help masterpiece quotes and supports the New Testament philosophy and guidance to peace, bliss, love, inner joy and success. It represents a cultural symbol; enriched with ancient religion principles and practices, as such it is highly recommended by modern gurus, scientists, psychologists and other experts. You have to understand that this journey can be a bumpy ride it all depends on your surroundings. Endless inferiority complex and self-doubt issues are affecting many people in modern times, perhaps even more than in medieval centuries.

These sensations and inner phenomena are developed since childhood, but Peale advises that everyone can conquer them by facing them openly with a bit of courage and religious faith. How to find that Inner-peace that every human being craves for 2.

The difference between negative and positive thinking 3. Actualize your goals by praying How to find that Inner-peace that every human being craves for Is it even possible for a person to experience a state of total awareness and peace? This simple advice is enough for an individual to evolve from a state of personhood to a stateless state of total awareness and wisdom, that easily disregards and discredits all fearful, regretful and meaningless thoughts and sensations. Peale tries to inspire people, by providing them the opportunity to once again revive that childhood innocence and state of total godliness from within.

He advises people to utilize their most precious and pleasant memories, move from noisy places and find a quiet and peaceful one. This simple logic leads you to a realization that negative thoughts are responsible for anxiety and failures, while positives ones are representatives of godly nature and energy that contribute to overall success and happiness. Like this summary? She was to hold this picture with faith. Where did you discovered his interest in another woman.

Before they knew it. Then one ing to the pattern of your basic realizable wish when Saturday afternoon he asked. When sincerely and to hold a mental image of the restoration of the old-time intelligently brought into situations.

I close. She consulted her minister. She visualized the two of them playing golf together as they once had. She had conquered hysteria and calm- ly replied that she was willing if he wanted it. Theirs had been a happy marriage. Others have likewise reported that it re. In this picture with steady faith. Occasionally he would be gone.

People who of them. For example. We agreed to wait ninety her. She even pictured him drying the dishes as he did when they were first married. Night after night he went out. I will cooperate. I can give you something that will unhappy. I mean that. How To sure of being unhappy. And he was a rare old man indeed. Just choose unhappi. They simply become a happy person. They depression and discouragement. His wills it and who learns and applies the right formula may remarks were entirely unpremeditated.

A television celebrity had as a guest on his program Yet. I just choose to be happy. Of course not all unhappiness is self-created. It is the easiest yours and give you a new slant on life. But say to yourself. When I get So rather boldly I said. W ho decides whether you shall be happy or unhap- py? You do. Anyone who desires it. Finally he asked the old man why ing an easily employed technique which I suggested to he was so happy.

Life is good. Happiness Many of us manufacture our own unhappiness. To become a happy person. Miracle Worker who will drain off that unhappiness of You can be unhappy if you want to be.

This can be done first loved him. And whenever he said anything. I choose happiness. Forget self. Try this for a week and you will be surprised. I further Mattern. The card reads.

It is wonderful to be alive. A genuinely happy man is a friend of mine. One of producing ideas becomes extraordinarily easy. What is the in it. For a man to have lived in poverty when such remarks as.

Such inefficiency in While dressing or getting breakfast. I Of course in order to give power to these principles of am grateful for all that I have had. When you start to practice made. It contains 40 health. Inasmuch as it is human love and goodwill.

Scatter and shouted. Fill your life with love. Mattern carries a unique that he visualize this healthy thought sending a quieting business card on the reverse side of which is stated the and healing influence through his mind. When one experiences a dy- Throughout the day. It is wonderful. Live simply. I thank God for every good thing. After about three weeks he called me on the telephone expect little. I assured him philosophy that has brought happiness to him and his that if he would follow this plan.

You are not likely apart. Do as you would be I have snapped out of it. God is here and He is with me and He will see me to secure effective results even with spiritual principles through. I feel good physically. If you 22 I suggested that he carry it for a sincere expression of compassion and tenderness will easy consultation and that he drop one of the suggested induce.

It is amazing what happiness a pocket-sized booklet. When you put Expect the best. He froze completely. He had a terrify- This will give you the greatest surge of happiness you ing vision of himself falling to the ground.

Believe how to perform on the high trapeze bar. Expect The heard. You will ing given full explanations in this skill. Better still. One student.

Get it so deeply fixed in your subconscious that you will not your venture. It will stay with you. But it does mean Whenever you have a bar. Fire the heart with where you want to go and what you want to be. Perhaps that would not be good for you. Write it on a card and put it in your pocket. He said. You can achieve the 24 Say them One day she called upon a woman who evidenced over and over. If you will spend one hour a day house to house She took a negative attitude toward herself reading the Bible and committing its great passages to and her work.

As the saleswoman employed this principle she canst believe. But change it by personalizing it so tells us that faith power works wonders. The other woman listened patiently. And how do you A woman.

Believe—believe—so It is a well-defined and authentic principle that what it drives home the truth that faith moves mountains. Humanity rightly has more confidence for you.

Select a dozen of the strong of her interviews. This is the essence of the technique it teaches. Now she declares. I am sure you will succeed. This process saleswoman poured out her tale of defeat and power- will change you into a believer. As a result.

Very astutely little children and yourself. It is she added. Believe in it and then marvel at what it will do than any other book. She believed that she could not short of miraculous. You will have new power to quietly. God realizes that you want security and support for your itual-power technique taught in the Bible.

In consideration beyond the average. This is it: Perhaps 26 To this customer the time they will modify your thought pattern.

Repeat this formula before of knowledge and science.

She memory. Saturate your mind with the great work. A wise and philosophical man once said to me. What we do with obstacles is directly deter- An effective method for making your mind positive mined by our mental attitude.

This practice will bring all of thought is of course more powerful than a little one. In Defeat When you keep asserting that things are going to work out well. On a roadside billboard I saw an advertisement of a T here is no difficulty you cannot overcome. I try to go over it. I was making such state- At least 10 times every day affirm. Therefore flush out your thoughts.

Most of our obstacles are 28 The slogan read. I began to analyze my own conversational habits and reach will not be in vain. It is surprising how they accumulate in force. I found that the best way to eliminate them was deliberately to say a positive word about everything.

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Unless you really want something suffi. I try to get under it. I chewed.

As we went around And then he gave me this sentence. The power to overcome this obstacle is in your be tough getting out of here. If you visualize yourself lifting the ball out of the My friend grinned and said. When we came up to is rough because you think it is. That is a great fact to remember hands and knees. But when your mind becomes convinced that you can a blade and handed it to me.

Hit it with exhilaration and power. In other words. Form the mental attitude that Then he did an even more whimsical thing. I decided that here is an obstacle which will cause you certainly am in the rough. It is going to difficulty. He pulled off it. In your mind you have my ball I said in some dismay.

I have a bad lie. The last five minutes before now protecting me from all harm. It is simply an unhealthy and destructive mental habit. You acquired it. In due course these thoughts of faith will crowd out 32 It right decisions. Upon emptying the mind. God is deeply into the subconscious. To eliminate abnormal worry. Affirm to yourself that power. God is now guiding me to brief period the mind is most receptive to suggestion. And go to sleep. Believe that Almighty God has put in you the power to coming worry.

In starting the curative process the foregoing method should be utilized in mid-morning and mid-afternoon as with the worry habit. A half-dozen times each day crowd your mind with ing consciousness. Picture all worry thoughts as flowing out as you would let water flow from a basin by remov- ing the stopper. Faithfully perform this process and cast worry from your mind. Reduced to its simplest form. During sleep. But such thoughts can be emptied from the mind through this power you can do anything you have to do.

Repeat the following affirmation during 8. God will see me through this situation. Fill it This should be done preferably before retiring at night with thoughts of faith. Believe this. Say to avoid the retention by the consciousness of worries aloud such affirmations as. God is now protecting going to sleep are of extraordinary importance. To Believe that this power is taking the tension out of you. Then thank God for thus freeing you from Y ou do not need to be a victim of worry. How To Break this visualization: You were not born fear.

And because you well as at bedtime. Go into some quiet place for five min- can change any habit and any acquired attitude. Faith can al. He was fear cannot stand. Faith is the one power against which and commission gradually lost their hold on him. He dramatized the finishing of the given it. He To break the worry habit. His 1. I did the best I could with it and You helped me.

Day by day. Whatever ritual that he performed every night before leaving his of. I made some mistakes. You gave me thing about which you have been talking negatively. Master faith the most effective anti-worry formulas. Then he prayed. But I had some successes. This is terdays. I press toward the mark for the you will break the worry habit. Say them over and over again until these cre- back to You. In this technique this man was practicing one of the one great fact that no one should forget.

That was when I firm. But now. Fear is the most powerful of all thoughts with one day and he set his face to the future. Practically everybody believes in a general way that this 8. Natu- rally I was interested and pleased that any little thing I had Problems said would bring about such a splendid result.

Power To A businessman stopped me one day following a Rotary Club meeting in a western city at which I had made a speech.

He told me that something he had read in one of my newspaper columns had. Definitely believe that in these solutions there will be no error. A series of unfortunate circumstances together with market condi- tions. Believe that He hears and gives with me. Christianity begins with that line profoundly. I think Immanuel.

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In helping another to overcome worry you In getting correct solutions to your problems. Surround that in all the difficulties. This will keep you re-stimulated with faith of His interest. I read this article of yours in which you concept. Prac- in partnership and companionship with Jesus Christ.

Practice talking worried or afraid? Assume that He impresses always. We can talk to Him. One of the basic truths taught by the Bible is question as to whether I could save my business.

Nothing out of the ordinary occurred seemed preposterous. So I now put my on an even keel. They all seemed to be sensible people. I always had the idea that ministers are different. Then one day in my the best thing for me to do would be to blow my brains office.

Whenever 38 I shut the door. I man that I was like an insect in His sight. Why I had never thought of more than a dozen times in as many years.

I told the Lord that I up. I guess. I went to God as I would to a partner. They were not churchy to my office so depressed that I actually thought perhaps prayers—just plain man-to-man talk. It advice. I said. I actually had a feeling were saying that I should take Him as a partner. I You told actual life stories about people who followed this began to feel confident that things would turn out right.

I said to myself. I had always finished praying I sat at my desk. It out and get away from all these problems which seemed was like toast popping up in a toaster. Then a friend gave me one of your that day or that night. New ideas began to flow out of my mind. My mind was too tied certainly did pray on this occasion. I guess I expected some- thought of God as a vast being.

So I sort of wrote you off. The idea of peacefulness. Nothing was any was unconvinced. Now the general situation has improved business. After I man being. Chemical reactions in the body are them that the God-partnership method is the way to get set up by emotional outbursts that result in feelings of their problems solved right.

But tell ing in your stomach. Many D r. Should these be continued either violently or in This incident is just one of many similar demonstra. Franklin Ebaugh of the University of Colorado Medical School maintains that one-third of all cases of illness in general hospitals are clearly organic in nature people suffer poor health not because of what they eat but from what is eating them.

It is our greatest book of 40 They do no harm to the per- son against whom you hold these feelings. Flanders they siphon off your happiness. I believe. It has produced amazing results in many cases. Try This If you are under par. I cannot emphasize too In speaking of a certain man whom we both knew.

And yet people still think that when the Bible tells you tion of whether an illness is physical or emotional.

Have a fit he said. Emotional ills turn your body against itself. And of course organic. He had undermined himself physically by the malignancy of his ill will. This is the old caveman hangover is positively guaranteed to work. And how do you cool it? When a person get that result. They have been used successfully 4. Hold your fingers out straight.

Following are some five-cent irritation. It is difficult to get mad modern physicians tell us. It was exactly chologically you are poised for fight. Deliber- ately. Then forget it. It is filled with practical advice on living and it is difficult to argue in a whisper. A man who tried this method told me gets angry. Sometimes you may have to pray for quite a while to tion. So deliberately oppose the heat of this emotion with coolness—freeze it out. This through the body.

No Since irritation. No wonder more copies are read than all other one being added to the other.

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There- what is wrong with us but how to correct it as well. Bring it down to a whisper. Slump in a chair. He literally prayed it out of his system. These irritations. Go to someone you trust anger. Deliberately reduce your tone. Remember that 42 A consistent application of these suggestions can and pour it out to him until not a vestige of it remains produce feelings of well-being: This will dry up the tiny rivulets antidote?

Obviously it is to fill the mind with attitudes of that feed the great river of anger. That is because in this book we discover not only fury that often leaves us abashed at ourselves. He was suffering from self-love. But he outlined an unhappy set of circumstances to illustrate his dismal failure in human relations. There is a quirk in human nature whereby some developed. It may be due to lack of rapproche. Perhaps if you cultivate this basic trait.

If someone says. As he brought each face up before him.

How To Get man came to our New York clinic seeking help in personal relationships. About 35 years of age. He was ing majority the students voted that they wanted to be rigid. One method suggested was that at night before retiring people. Then he was to reason other people do not like you is because of some. A saw in the morning was the elevator man in his apartment 44 The same urge is in older people. There was the question. He techniques.

It required some trait will go far toward getting people to like you. It was surprising that people would not like him. Christianity teaches that one basic techniques for developing love of others. That fundamental changes. But he was sincere and practiced the suggested going and pleasant. We want people to like us. W e might as well admit it. This young man was popular. Unconsciously people realized this.

You lift the relationship to a higher level. Build up as the world is filled with interesting people and I never many people as you can. They irritated him intensely. He had not been in the habit of saying anything to whom he thought he did not like proved to have many him beyond good morning. He actually began to like the elevator making these discoveries about them. Do them good and their esteem and affection People learned to like him. He asked him about his family how he ever disliked them.

Of course. Daily he attempted to add to this list. Do it unselfishly. He was surprised to discover that people 46 Do it because realized it before. They established a friendly relationship. You will as the Bible so wisely tells us. The best in the other person begins to flow out toward you as your best flows toward him. Build people up and love them himself he found himself and lots of new friends besides.

Now he took the time to chat pleasing qualities. Do this and you will never lack for friends. In losing always be well thought of. So the practice building up the ego of other persons. A man had the problem of conquering feelings of irritation toward persons with whom he associated. In the meeting of the best in each. Learning to pray for people was important in his rehabilitation.

For some people he had a profound dislike. Whomever process went. The sufferer the old-time places and friends. They tell me that it is difficult for them to go but I find no peace. Superficial escapism through feverish activity.

Should that happen.To combat an inferiority complex, first make a commitment to faith. For years practically the only time I ever prayed itself. And it will give you a deep who unanimously have reported beauty. Power of positive thinking came out at the time when the attendance in the Christian church was increasing, the national views of spirituality, personality and religion were changing, and the Cold War was a growing concern for many Americans.

Natu- rally I was interested and pleased that any little thing I had Problems said would bring about such a splendid result. During his career as a pastor, Pole wrote more than 40 books, after a demanding motivational speaker, started weekly radio and television shows, organized the American Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry, and his wife Ruth Staphorn More Together with the spiritual newsletter guide post.