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The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve

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Once in a blue moon an idea comes along that once heard seems so obvious that you wonder why somebody hasn't written about it before. Amanda Owen's "The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve" presents a new paradigm for the 21st century-a philosophy that values receiving as much as giving and demonstrates that giving ...more
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Published December 1st 2010 by Tarcher (first published November 23rd 2010)
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Venty Ariani
Feb 03, 2013 Venty Ariani rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Venty by: Arief Senoaji
This book is helping you to do not be afraid to receive more. Receive more attitude is not wrong behavior, it's states of mind that you need to embrace what surrounds give you. I simplify what Amanda told on the book and do it on my own. Start by accept all compliments,gifts, smiles - anything that given to you gratefully and graciously. next is writing five or more gratitudes each day to strengthens receptivity and makes you attractive to your goal. I found out this step is really helpful to ma ...more
Anam Arofi
Aug 29, 2016 Anam Arofi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book gives me another perception about "receiving" in our life. I just realize that we must make our "giving" and "receiving" more balance. No need to say that giving is better than receiving because this two thing have some function for our life. Sometimes we must giving someone and sometimes we must be ready for receiving from another people. By adding some exercise, I think that this book is very suitable for everyone that until now have opinion "receiving is bad habit ". If you have opi ...more
Nanci Arvizu
I've read this book four times now. The exercises Amanda Owens presents here, to help you create the life you really want - and then prepare to receive it, it amazing. We've all heard of The Secret, and how you have to visualize your dreams coming true. But deep down you may not be ready to receive what you think you want.
Amanda is going to joine me on Monday December 6th at 10am Mountain time on Page Readers to talk about the book and her work. I'm so excited! If you'd like to join us live, go
Jan 19, 2014 Suzanne rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
At first I thought I loved this book, because of its cute size, the rough cut pages, and the paper quality- really nice! But as I began to read, I quickly realized that it is a spin off of Julia Cameron's, The Artist's Way. Same format, quotes, exercises, type of voice (though Amanda Owen is more jokey). It made me wonder...was she writing it to make money, or didn't she know how to write? The book's premise is sound, but the exercises and examples are a little thin.
Randy Fox
Nov 06, 2014 Randy Fox rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Outside of the fact that the reader's voice and enunciation were really annoying, the content was good and worthy of attention. Of course, the proof will come when I do all of the exercises regularly and find myself able to receive and manifest my dreams with ease.
Colleen Chen
Pleasant to read, but no a-has for me. Some good stuff about unearthing your shadow side that prevents you from getting what you want.
Jun 19, 2011 Sara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A simple read on an easy concept. One that many of us don't find easy to practice in our daily lives. With the recent popularity of the Law of Attraction and manifesting our desires and goals, The Power of Receiving shows that we if we aren't open to receiving we will not be successful in creating the life we'd love to live. A vital key, Amanda Owens illustrates why and how receiving fits in our lives and offers powerful exercises to assist us in the process of identifying our goals and blocks t ...more
Feb 04, 2014 Ccsmith rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A novel and insightful approach to life.
Heathere Willoughby
I think the book would be good for those with issues receiving. However, after reading it I found that this is not something I struggle with.
Jess Macallan
Nov 25, 2012 Jess Macallan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you're interested in the Law of Attraction, or learning the art of receiving, I highly recommend this book. It's a small book packed with useful exercises and meditations, as well as inspiring ideas. Amanda Owen does a fabulou job of keeping the content concise, relevant and applicable for every day use. Fans of The Secret need this book to continue their journey with how to put the Law of Attraction into action.
Maria (Ri)
I thought this book was great. There are so many practical suggestions. Most books along this vein stay in the theory, but Amanda Owen provides real tools to help move the reader forward. I see this issue of giving without knowing how to receive in so many of my patients, so I am glad to have another resource to provide to them.
Michele Tracy
Jun 17, 2014 Michele Tracy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am in the process of rereading this book. I think it has some very helpful language about a different way to approach prosperity work. Some of the work takes you quite deep. I am reading it with a friend and I like the fact that we can check in with each other about how the exercises are working.
Sep 18, 2011 Lois rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I heard about this book through a booksigning listed on Goodreads events. It was wonderful to directly hear the author's words on why she wrote this book. The exercises in the book are designed to help you be fully present in the moment and to be in a state of gratitude.
Jul 24, 2012 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For self-help books, this book is amazing. The author offers some insightful exercises to try in overcoming one's need to give all they have without ever receiving.
Jun 22, 2013 Siera rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
consider this book a necessity. read it. live it.
Sep 09, 2012 Pankaj rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
All the stale ideas, all the King's horses...
Jul 23, 2011 Victoria marked it as did-not-finish  ·  review of another edition
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Amanda Owen is the author of "The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2011) and "Born to Receive: 7 Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2014)

With a background in social work and a twenty-five year practice as a counselor, Amanda has been presenting lectures and workshops sin
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“When you ask for what you need and receive what people and the world have to give, you reduce stress and gain energy. ~Amanda Owen” 5 likes
“The only possible match for someone who doesn't know how to receive is someone who doesn't know how to give.” 3 likes
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