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The Power of Positive Thinking Audiobook

The Power of Positive Thinking: A Practical Guide to Mastering the Problems of Everyday Living

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Publisher's Summary

Translated into 15 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 everyday, throughout 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.

    ©1992 Norman Vincent Peale; (P)1992 Simon & Schuster Inc.

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      Andreas 31/01/2015
      Andreas 31/01/2015 Member Since 2017
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      "Great Book"

      Very good content and well narrated, felt like my grandfather telling me his life's wisdoms. Listened to it multiple times already. Love it.

      2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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      Kez 18/08/2016
      Kez 18/08/2016 Member Since 2015
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      "Very useful"

      practical strategies for positive thinking and successful outcomes. will listen again and write notes

      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      Christine Tucker 16/06/2016 Member Since 2017
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      "life changing"

      A must read for everyone. I highly recommend this book to anyone seeking to improve their life

      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      Chris 10/12/2015
      Chris 10/12/2015
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      "Religious book. Don't like being preached to."

      Ultra religions book, don't buy unless you enjoy being preached to about the fictitious 'God' every minute. Waste of money.

      3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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      Heidi 22/03/2017
      Heidi 22/03/2017 Member Since 2017
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      "Religious based book"
      Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

      Has some very simple, powerful messaged but it was reitterated by "god" every few minutes. Whilst I believe you can have religion as your faith, it was not for me and I did not know this was a preachy type book until after I had pruchased it.


      What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

      Simmilar style throughout the whole book in relations to positive messages and god.


      What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

      As much as its lovely the author reads the book, I did not find comfort in his words.


      Did The Power of Positive Thinking inspire you to do anything?

      Inspired me to go and buy more books.


      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Ester 01/03/2017
      Ester 01/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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      "Best Book"

      Life changing 🙏 I listen to this book on a regular basis and it's helps a lot.

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      Tyler 26/03/2015
      Tyler 26/03/2015
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      "not for me, very religion based"

      very religious, I respect other peoples beliefs but this book was not for me .

      1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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      10/01/12
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      "Saved my life
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      I love the way NVP cares about people. I love the way he refers to Scripture to lift and encourage people. It built my confidence I never knew I had. This book and it's tips and teachings are so easy to understand, a third grader can appreciate it as well as an adult. It's humbling and inspiring at the same time. I read it over several times a year because life can knock you down and be cruel.

      23 of 24 people found this review helpful
    • Tinkerbell71
      Oakhurst, CA
      2/09/11
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      "the Power of Positive Thinking"

      A classic ! Kind of reminds me of How to win friends and influence people. I loved the fact that the author is the narrator, some of the storys he used, i found to be quite funny and had a few good laughs through out listening. I loved it ! It really emphasized the power of faith and prayer which I find absolutely essential to surviving day to day life. Most people can use all the tip they can get to stay positive. I esspecially enjoyed his remedy for worrying. I helps.

      9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    • Brent
      Gilbert, AZ, United States
      27/03/10
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      "First listened to this 12 years ago..."

      I listened to this 12 years ago and I had to add it to my collection. I'm not of his faith, but the principles are universal. Definitely worth listening to.

      11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    • Altariq
      DUNWOODY, GA, USA
      29/03/09
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      "Timeless Classic"

      This is a timeless classic. The narration is crystal clear and just as potent as reading the book. Highly recommended.

      11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    • Timothy
      Richmond, VA, USA
      19/07/10
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      "Positive Review"

      A time tested book. I found alot of the information to be very helpful. It contains a balance of religion with the advice it has in it. Worth every penny.

      10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    • BKH
      17/06/10
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      "Why "The Power of Positive Thinking""

      I have to admit I have owned the book for almost a decade and struggled to get through it. Maybe the difference is the period which it was written in or his ability to tie the bible in. It just didn't create any feeling of curiosity or desire. The style of the book and the audio abridged version I felt lacked excitement and gratitude, that one should feel after hearing the message of Peale. This book and audio program has sold millions and I still recommend both as they have key principles that may help you look at your self differently. May you listen to this audio book and do what's most important which is take a thorough self analysis to understanding yourself. Conquer yourself by creating better habits by stacking good ones all day.
      Ben Harriman

      14 of 17 people found this review helpful
    • ROBERT
      McDonough, GA, United States
      26/04/13
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      "The one-star folks should have done some homework"
      Would you consider the audio edition of The Power of Positive Thinking to be better than the print version?

      The audio edition of The Power of Positive Thinking is a wonderful complement to the print version. I have owned this book both in cassette and CD formats. It's nice to have it in a totally digital format that can go anywhere with me.


      What about the narrator’s performance did you like?

      I always prefer hearing the author read a book than a professional narrator for two reasons: First, the author knows where he/she wants the emphasis to be. Second, I can get some good insights as to the author's character.


      Any additional comments?

      The people who complain about the religiosity of the text have only their poor research for their problem. A quick overview of Dr. Peale's background would have revealed that he was a Christian minister and his doctorate was in theology. Dr. Peale pastored Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan for over 50 years. All of this information is readily available for anyone to see. My only complaint with Dr. Peale's writing is that it has a somewhat stilted style that is typical of most works originally published in the first half of the twentieth century.

      13 of 16 people found this review helpful
    • H.
      28/08/10
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      "THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING"

      I enjoy this book! Uplifting and well presented for the lay person. I listen to it everytime I need it!

      2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    • Pete
      MA
      9/10/12
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      "Heavily Religion Based"
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      As some others have said, if religion isn't your thing, pass on this book. I appreciate his positive stances and passion for his religion and faith but it's not my cup of tea. I am 35 minutes into it and I can hardly stand listening to one more minute.

      The entire book so far has been based on Christianity, faith and prayer. If these aren't in your daily life, pass on this book. I had high hopes for this book and wish I could get a refund...

      37 of 51 people found this review helpful
    • David
      Misiion Viejo, CA, USA
      19/11/08
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      "Faith"

      The power of positve thinking through faith.
      I think that may have been a better title.

      21 of 30 people found this review helpful
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    • Shujat Hussain
      19/05/16
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      "Great book."

      Great book. It's got a string biblical theme throughout which I thought might put me off given that I'm neither religious or from a Christian background. However, the ideas presented are practical and useful and I was very impressed by the interpretation of the biblical verses to put forward the ideas in the book.

      Well worth it.

      2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    • Kwesi R.
      21/11/16
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      "Worth listening to again."

      Easy to listen to with very practical steps which you can begin applying immediately to whatever situation you find yourself in.

      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    • Charlie Dreamer
      14/02/17
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      "Ok"

      Hard to get through. The underlying message is positive but just took me weeks to get through due to the unenthusiastic voice. But the content is good

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Lorraine Wiseman
      8/01/17
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      "Too preachy"

      Was looking forward to listening to this book as it is so popular and famous, however it was more like being at Sunday School than listening to a book on positivity!
      I believe in the power of prayer but this is heavy going.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • elizabeth nyamekye
      5/01/17
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      "Great"

      this is one of the best book to add to your library. perfect to keep you going in life

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Mr. C. P. Halliday
      2/09/16
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      "For practicing Christians"

      Fine if you're Christian but rubbish if you're not! Like listening to a couple of corporate American pie evangelists

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Cristian C.
      28/07/16
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      "it does have strong points of view . it was good"

      it reveals some mistake that we make most of our lifes. i.m impressed with the book.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Eileen fair
      24/03/16
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      "Religious"

      This book is extremely focused on the bible, Jesus Christ and the Lord. Unfortunately while I believe in positive affirmations, I don't want to be preached to

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Jasmine
      4/02/16
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      "A great 'read'"

      Loved it and how it made faith practical. It's empowering and I would recommend it.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • Jo
      17/01/16
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      "Great book!"

      Really enjoyed listening to this book. Very practical tools given to help impliment it into your daily life.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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