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The Power of Positive Thinking Audiobook
The Power of Positive Thinking
Written by: 
Norman Vincent Peale
Narrated by: 
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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 Audiobook

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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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      . 01-10-12
      . 01-10-12 Listener Since 2010
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      "I Cannot Say One Wrong Word"
      Would you consider the audio edition of The Power of Positive Thinking to be better than the print version?

      At age 16 this book saved my life physically, later my soul Spiritually.
      I so respect this old time Methodist Preacher. What a kind, gentle, caring
      soul he is. Could not put the paper copy down as a kid. Read this book and
      reread it over the years. I took notes and high lighted my original copy.
      Thought having it on my Mp3 for driving would keep me at peace and balanced
      in a good place. Life comes at you fast! It's good to know where the bumps are
      in the road ahead and to be prepared ahead of time. This book is good for that as
      well as showing you the way out of any pitfall you already are in! I cannot wait to
      meet you on the other side Dr. Peale. Because of you, I will be there. <3


      What did you like best about this story?

      Everything! His tone, the way his true heart comes through. His earnestness in wanting to somehow help lift up and pull up people to be better, do better, 'like' themselves. <3


      Which scene was your favorite?

      All


      Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

      It LIFTED tons of invisible yet very real WEIGHTS from my back & shoulders & Spirit.


      Any additional comments?

      I am not where I belong and want to be at this time but I thank God for Norman Vincent Peale that I'm most certainly NOT where I 'used' to be!!! Hoo Rah!

      13 of 13 people found this review helpful
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      Timothy Richmond, VA, USA 07-19-10
      Timothy Richmond, VA, USA 07-19-10
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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.

      8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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      Brent 03-27-10
      Brent 03-27-10
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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.

      7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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      Altariq DUNWOODY, GA, USA 03-29-09
      Altariq DUNWOODY, GA, USA 03-29-09
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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.

      8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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      Tinkerbell71 Oakhurst, CA 09-02-11
      Tinkerbell71 Oakhurst, CA 09-02-11 Member Since 2014

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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.

      3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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      Benjamin K. Harriman 06-17-10 Listener Since 2009
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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

      11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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      David Misiion Viejo, CA, USA 11-19-08
      David Misiion Viejo, CA, USA 11-19-08
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      "Faith"

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

      17 of 23 people found this review helpful
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      Pete MA 10-09-12
      Pete MA 10-09-12
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      "Heavily Religion Based"
      Any additional comments?

      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...

      24 of 34 people found this review helpful
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      Jeremy E Biernat, the Tall Trainer 06-21-15 Member Since 2015
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      "Need to listen to this 57 more times"

      Very helpful! Might get print book because I think it's a bit longer and more complete plus there are action lists that will be easier to follow in print. I'll be listening to this until I probably have it memorized. Just finished and restarting once I finish this review.

      1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      ROBERT 04-26-13
      ROBERT 04-26-13 Member Since 2011
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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.

      5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    • Shujat Hussain
      5/19/16
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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.

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      "Religious Book with Nothing Practical - *SO* Disappointing"

      I'm actually angry that this religious promotion can be grouped in the same category as "How to Make Friends and Influence People" and "Eat that Frog," both of which are excellent "Self-help" books.

      It sounds like it's read by The Rich Texan from The Simpsons, who I imagine to have a pay per view channel to raise funds for his Sunday Sermons.

      I have no problem with this having mention of religion but it is CONSTANT.

      The worst part of it is that there is nothing practical you can do to achieve the goal of the book, aside from learn all of the Bible passages on "confidence" and "have faith." I would have tolerated this man's faith so I could learn.

      The more I listened (I gave it 20 plus mins), the more angry I got.

      Scientific learning and religious propaganda do NOT sit next to each other in the same section.

      I'm incredibly disappointed. Why's no on else pointed this out, I'd never have bought it?!

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    • Eileen fair
      3/24/16
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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

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    • Jasmine
      2/4/16
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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
      1/17/16
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      "Great book!"

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

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    • tony70
      9/8/15
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      "chapter4 i didnt get listening to because it skips"

      i like the book,- very helpful, but chapter 4 jumps all over the place so i couldn't listen to a word.
      The other three chapters were very incouraging, inspiring over all very good.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • C. N. MONNEY
      6/1/15
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      "Renews my vitality every time I read it"

      Fantastic read especially during my run. I feel these are timeless truths which have been proved

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
    • kurtbridge
      STOKE ON TRENT, United Kingdom
      7/5/11
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      This audio books is OK I guess if you are a committed Christian. with constant and irritating references to the bible,praying, the scriptures. the voice is of an american older gentleman and is quite annoying and slow.
      full of stories of his life experiences.witch makes up most of the book with little practical advice apart from read the bible and pray ect ect more like a sermon in church than a practical self help book.

      6 of 13 people found this review helpful

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