The Power of Positive Thinking for Young People by Norman Vincent Peale

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'Trust yourself. You cannot be successful or happy without confidence in your own powers and abilities. To succeed you need self-confidence ...this book will help you to believe in yourself and release your inner powers' - Norman Vincent Peale in chapter 1. Be who you want to be - and get the life you want to live. This book is a carefully adapted version of "The Power of Positive Thinking", one of the most inspiring bestsellers of all time. It aims to help young people to use the power of positive thinking to build successful lives. Dr Peale gets right to the heart of the most common problems faced by teenagers, and offers a series of practical steps for solving them. He provides young people with the positive approach needed to achieve the major goals in life, showing them how to maximise their talent and energies, to give them confidence when they need it most.

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Clergyman and author Norman Vincent Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio, on May 31, 1898. He was ordained into the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1922 and served as a pastor in a variety of churches in the eastern United States for the next decade. In 1932, he joined the Dutch Reformed Church and became the pastor of the Marble Collegiate Church, a post he would hold for more than 50 years. Peale's book, The Power of Positive Thinking, has sold more than fifteen million copies and been translated into 40 languages. It helped create a viable market for self-help books. In addition to writing, he gave sermons on both television and radio and published Guideposts, a very successful weekly newsletter. For his contributions to the field of theology, President Ronald Reagan awarded Peale the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian honor in the United States) on March 26, 1984. He died on Christmas Eve, 1993.
Published December 1, 1955 by Hutchinson. 228 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Young Adult, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The revision of Dr. Peale's best seller contains the same basic messages and techniques as the former volume, but the illustrations, anecdotes and experiences are all aimed at the needs and problems of teen-agers.

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