Eminently sensible and practical.”– The New York Times Book Review A true lost classic that can take your life to its fullest potential. Wake Up and Live! has ratings and 46 reviews. Adiee said: 3,5*много харесвам книгите за самоусъвършенстване. тази не е изключение. очаквайте. Dorothea Brande wrote an interesting book on success titled Wake Up And Live, it is not your usual type of read. In this book that is as enjoyable as its formula is.
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Out of the Maze.
Wake Up and Live!
Brande’s writing can get airy at times, but her big attitudinal leap and core principles seem sound. In Wake Up and Live! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dec 07, Nicole rated it liked it.
Nov 06, Teri Temme rated it it was amazing.
Dec 12, Rebecca rated it liked it. I thought they were absurd. Start Where You Are. Humans aren’t issued an instruction manual for training their minds, and most of us muddle through—some hugely successfully and some not.
If you don’t mind writing in a book, I definitely suggest following its advice to highlight the things i The main fault I found was that Brande buried her core philosophy in the middle of the book although, if you read the front or back cover you get what it is right away. Act as if it were impossible to fail. It offers strategies to really understand why we do some of the things we do and how to overcome them. Wasting their time in reverie; or sleeping more than required, etc.
In other words we literally are very often our own worst enemies when it comes to orchestrating our failures. The process is straightforward and uncomplicated.
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Feb 09, Stuart Aken rated it it was amazing. Personal responsibility is the central theme of the book and it is just as foundational now as it was then. Branxe Preview See a Problem?
Key phrase is “act is if it were impossible to fail”. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
However, there are a lot of good points and some interesting case studies. I know that I will be re-reading it often. Anf by Dorothea Brande. Return to Book Page. One line hit me: The book contains useful droothea on psychology that can transform doroothea mind if applied correctly.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Brande was a preternaturally sharp-eyed student of human nature. I love this book and the style of writing truly resonates with me. It was not wholly clear what relevance the Twelve Disciplines had to the larger goal, other than some sort of Spiritual Exercises in the manner of Loyola. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande
The Anatomy of Loneliness. Most of the first part of this book is fascinating, talking about the ways we make ourselves fail.
That said this remains one of my favourite non-fiction books — second only to her ‘Becoming A Writer.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This wxke one of those books that is brilliant in its simplicity and in pointing out a lot of things that you already know but need reminders of.
We are, Brande insisted, more frightened of suffering humiliation than desirous of achievement. Science Logic and Mathematics. Refresh and try again. The Power of Love. One senses she’s on to something big.
The book won so much acclaim that it became the sole work of mind-power philosophy ever to make it to the movie screen — and as a musical, no less.
Who doesn’t want to feel energized and brave?