A must read- The Be-Happy attitudes

(Book review) The Be-Happy Attitudes by Dr. Robert Schuller

๐‘พ๐’‰๐’š ๐’”๐’†๐’†๐’Œ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’๐’–๐’•๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†, ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’ ๐’Š๐’• ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’” ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’!

 Are you attracted towards materialistic things to keep yourself happy?

๐Ÿ“–๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž-๐‡๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฒ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐ข๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐ฌ ๐›๐ฒ ๐ƒ๐ซ.๐‘๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ญ ๐’๐œ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ

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๐Ÿ“Œ๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ-

Dr.Robert  Schuller was an American Christian televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and author. In his five decades of television, Schuller was principally known for the weekly Hour of Power television program.

๐Ÿ“Œ๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„-

โžก๏ธIn a society of quick fixes and instant gratification, it seems true happiness is just around the next bend or our โ€˜Ifโ€™ step we take. We tend to attach our โ€˜Ifโ€™ steps with materialistic things.

โžก๏ธThe fact actually is the happiness of the world in cumulative will not offer the wholeness that makes one feel contented or satisfied.

โžก๏ธDr.Schuller shares that this cycle of frustation, regret and disappointment can be overcomed by just 8 simple yet powerful โ€œBe-Happy Attitudesโ€

โžก๏ธDonโ€™tโ€™ ever get trapped into saying โ€œwhy me, why me?โ€. There are so many others in much greater needs than ourselves and only when we can look outward towards others can we begin to heal and feel the Grace of God.

โžก๏ธInstead of searching around for happiness, just reflect on your inner and youโ€™ll know that the basic root value of oneโ€™s soul is happiness that lies within.

๐Ÿ“Œ๐— ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ-

๐ŸŒผThe book Be-Happy Attitudes basically is a self-help genre that revolves around the Christian literature. 8 positive attitudes are listed within the book, which makes us realise that these are actually our core nature of soul.

๐ŸŒผThe book somewhere made me relate with law of attraction. What we feed our sub-concious mind, what we keep repeating knowingly or unknowingly we are caught within that trap! Thus, think positive and  speak positive, and you will see the change around.

๐ŸŒผFeed yourself with happiness and never make your happiness dependent on the outside world. You just live once, why ponder over things that make you sad?

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๐ŸŒž Looking for a light self help read and want a sort of relaxed vibes with positivity around, this one would be a best pick for you.

Written By – Sonali Sharma

Buy the Book – The Be-Happy Attitudes by Dr. Robert Schuller

10 Self-Improvement Books everyone must read

No matter what you are looking to improve, there is a book out there for you. With the perfect self-improvement book, you can become your own life coach and the master of your growth.

Here are 10 self-help books everyone must read:

  1. The Power of your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

This book reveals how our subconscious mind works and how we can use its immense power to transform our lives. It is one of the most powerful books I have ever read. Read it with an open mind you will be blessed as many have before you.

2. Start Finishing: How to go from Idea to Done by Charlie Gilkey

Everyone has big dreams and fantasies, but make them happen? Now thereโ€™s the part we all have trouble with. If you are just like most of us this book is a must-read. It contains a lot of stuff you can extract and apply to your life.

3. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Humans are a social animal. Many are inborn with the talent of talking to people with ease and make friends. However, for introverts like me, it is no less than rocket science. This book is a boon for such people as it deals with great daily-life usable principles to help you win friends and influence people.

4. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

Dreaming small leads to smaller achievements, therefore itโ€™s always valuable to think big to beat that mediocrity. But most people are afraid of doing so. The Magic of Thinking Big teaches you how to be practical yet positive and optimistic.

5. Eat that Frog by Brian Tracy

We keep on delaying our work and then struggle with completing the task at the last moment. This book is a life savior for people who keep on procrastinating and struggle with managing time. This book will guide you with, how to set daily goals and effectively manage your time.

6. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Everybody has habits, few are good and a few are bad. People are unaware of how these habits mold their life. The Habits of Highly Effective People focuses on building character rather than just developing personality. It can help you grow physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally.

7. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

It is really hard to develop a positive mindset with continuously being judged. This book will help you in dealing with such negative judgements and staying focused on your goals. The writer wins in engaging the reader by apt use of storytelling and a pinch of humor.

8. Atomic Habits by James Clear

People make New Year Resolutions every year and fail every time. This book explains the power of starting small and how it may deliver you big results in the long run. If you too find it difficult to stick to your motivation and struggle with being consistent, give this book a try.

9.The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Although itโ€™s a fictional book, I still find it quite helpful. This is a story about a boy and his quest for treasure. Santiagoโ€™s story will definitely help you to overcome the hindrance of fear, towards reaching your destination.

10. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

The school syllabus never taught us how to achieve financial freedom. No worries, Robert Kiyosakiโ€™s written Rich Dad Poor Dad has come to your rescue. This book teaches us how to deal with our financial problems and achieve financial freedom.

Go on! Enjoy Reading!

30 ways to make people like you

Building a network is one of the most salient quality needed in todayโ€™s globalized era. To do so, one must create a positive impression and build a rapport with the people around. However, not everyone succeeds in creating that long-lasting impression.

Here are 30 principles, in brief, given by Dale Carnegie in his best-selling book โ€˜How to Win Friends and Influence Peopleโ€™

Fundamental Techniques in Handling People:

  1. Donโ€™t criticize, condemn or complain.
  2. Give honest and sincere appreciation.
  3. Arouse in the other person an eager want

Ways to make people like you:

  1. Become genuinely interested in other people.
  2. Smile
  3. Remember that a personโ€™s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
  4. Be a good listener. Encourage others to about themselves.
  5. Talk in terms of the other personโ€™s interest.
  6. Make the other person feel important โ€“ and do it sincerely

How to win people to your way of thinking:

  1. The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
  2. Show respect for the other personโ€™s opinions. Never say, โ€˜Youโ€™re wrong.โ€™
  3. If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically.
  4. Begin in a friendly way.
  5. Get the other person saying โ€˜yes, yesโ€™ immediately.
  6. Let the other person do a great deal of the talking.
  7. Let the other person feel that the idea is his hers.
  8. Try honestly to see things from the other personโ€™s point of view.
  9. Be sympathetic with the other personโ€™s point of view.
  10. Appeal to the nobler motives.
  11. Dramatize your ideas.
  12. Throwdown a challenge.

Be a Leader: How to change people without giving offence or arousing resentment:

  1. Begin with praise and honest appreciation.
  2. Call attention to peopleโ€™s mistakes indirectly.
  3. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.
  4. Ask questions instead of giving direct orders.
  5. Let the other person save face.
  6. Praise the slightest improvement and praise every improvement. Be โ€˜hearty in your approbation and lavish in your praise.โ€™
  7. Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to.
  8. Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct.
  9. Make the other person happy about doing the thing you suggest.

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BOOK REVIEW: The fault in our stars

BOOK REVIEW: The fault in our stars

AUTHOR NAME: John Green

PUBLISHED ON: Jan 10, 2012

GENRE: Young adult novel, Realistic fiction

The book ‘The fault in our stars’ revolves around two teenagers who are dying of cancer.

Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16 year old with thyroid cancer is forced to attend the support group by her mother. The book is written from Hazel Graceโ€™s point of view. She meets a guy Augustus Waters, who attends the same group to support his friend Issac who has eye cancer. He is 17, who lost his right leg due to osteosarcoma.

Both of them find a spark between them. They spend a lot of time together and the story begins at a point where both agree to read each otherโ€™s favorite book. Hazel shares about her favorite novel โ€˜An Imperial Afflictionโ€™ by Peter Van Houten, a story of a cancer-stricken girl. She was so obsessed with the book and the one thing that disturbs her was that the book ended without a conclusion. Hazel was so curious to know what had happened to the characters of the book in the end. She waits for so long for the writer to complete the book and leaves so many e-mails to the writer. Nothing seemed to work.

On the recommendation of Hazel, Augustus reads it and he likes the book and has the same curiosity to know the conclusion. He somehow finds a way to contact the writer and wants Hazel to hear out the conclusion directly to him in person. The story progresses on to a trip to Amsterdam to meet the author. Itโ€™s a trip which leads both of them more closely but turns out to be an awful experience upon the authorโ€™s behavior.

The end of the story breaks the readerโ€™s heart by the death of Augustus, who made Hazelโ€™s life brighter. On the whole, the book emphasizes the struggle cancer teens undergo and the beautiful relationship that blooms between them.

The fault in our stars is one of the modest love stories, beautifully portrayed in a soul-stirring manner.

โ€œSome infinities are bigger than other infinities.โ€

Written by R. Varsha

http://neelakalam.com/author/Varsha/

Lifeโ€™s Amazing Secrets by Gaur Gopal Das

One of the celebrated monks in India, Gaur Gopal Das has made his place in the minds and hearts of everyone. Let’s talk about an amazing book named Life’s Amazing Secrets written by him.

Lifeโ€™s Amazing Secrets by Gaur Gopal Das Cover Page Picture

His book, provides a simple yet meaningful insight into life and how to deal with problems regarding mind and heart.

Carrying the tagline, โ€œHow to find balance and purpose in lifeโ€ this book will completely change your views about your life.

Another name of life is problems, and this book will change your perception and approach towards them. If you are looking at how to strengthen relationships, discovering your true potential, understanding how to do well in work or how you can give back to the world, you will have an amazing journey navigating through this book.

Written in simple language, one can easily enjoy this light hearted, humorous and thought provoking text.

In this book, there are several short stories, each carrying a different protagonist having a different issue. Through their problems, Gaur Gopal Das explains the solutions in an interesting, insightful manner.

โ€œStop going through life

Start growing through lifeโ€

Is what the widely regarded monk aspired to say.

So begin a wonderful and unforgettable journey by flipping through the pages. Each page will make you value your life.

Written by โ€“ Nandita Samanta

Name of the book โ€“ Lifeโ€™s Amazing Secrets

Author โ€“ Gaur Gopal Das

Genre โ€“ Self Help

Publisher โ€“ Penguin India Publishers

Language – English

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