The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness

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The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It’s not just another self-help motivation tool of methods you must learn in order to travel the path to success. It shows you how to create powerful results from the simple daily activities of your life, by using tools that are already within you.

In this 8th anniversary edition you’ll read not only the life-changing concepts of the original book, but also learn what author Jeff Olson discovered as he continued along the slight edge path: the Secret to Happiness and the Ripple Effect.

This edition of The Slight Edge isn’t just the story, but also how the story continues to create life-altering dynamics—how a way of thinking, a way of processing information, can impact daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. The Slight Edge is “the key” that will make all the other how-to books and self-help information that you read, watch and hear actually work.

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About the author

Jeff Olson has built several multimillion-dollar sales and marketing organizations, hosted seminars in every major city in the United States, and produced more than 900 television programs centered on personal development. Over the past twenty years, Jeff has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve better levels of financial freedom and personal excellence.
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Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group
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Published on
Nov 4, 2013
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Pages
276
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ISBN
9781626340473
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Language
English
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Genres
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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From the Hardcover edition.
Suntem făcuți să fim fericiți! Programul în patru pași pentru fericire de lungă durată

Cu toții am trăit, într-un moment sau altul al vieții noastre, un sentiment de fericire extatică, de euforie provocată de simpla senzație de a fi viu.

Te-ai întrebat vreodată de ce această stare este atât de rară și de efemeră?

Răspunsul este că nu trebuie să fie așa!

Toate afirmațiile, gândirea pozitivă, terapia prin dialog și produsele farmaceutice din lume nu vor fi de ajuns ca să ne facă fericiți așa cum am fost creați să fim, afirmă renumiții psihologi clinicieni dr. George Pratt și dr. Peter Lambrou. Asta deoarece abordările sus-menționate nu reușesc să valorifice un al treilea aspect al organismului uman, unul care construiește o punte peste golul dintre minte și corp: biocâmpul.

Combinând șase decenii de experiență clinică și cercetări de ultimă oră, autorii au dezvoltat un program revoluționar cu ajutorul căruia îți vei redescoperi fericirea înnăscută în patru pași simpli și demonstrați clinic.

Programul conceput de Pratt și Lambrou a schimbat deja viețile a peste 45 000 de clienți, printre care s-au numărat sportivi profesioniști, conducători ai unor firme de top și celebrități. Conținând toate instrumentele bazate pe știință și sfaturile necesare pentru a putea să devii mai concentrat, mai puternic și mai împlinit, Codul fericirii îți va schimba viața.

„Una dintre marile descoperiri ale secolului XX a fost conexiunea intimă dintre corp, minte și spirit. Doctorii Pratt și Lambrou au făcut o muncă de pionierat, transformând această descoperire în tehnici care funcționează. Dacă vreți să aveți parte de mai multă fericire și împlinire, citiți Codul fericirii. V-ar putea schimba viața.“ – Dr. Larry dossey, autorul cărților Puterea premonițiilor și Cuvinte tămăduitoare (Editura Lifestyle Publishing)

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