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"The positive principle is based on the fact that there is always an answer, a right answer, and that positive thinking through a sound intellectual process can always produce that answer." -- Norman Vincent Peale

How do you turn potentially devastating situations into actual life-strengthening experiences? Through the positive principle. In this groundbreaking book, Dr.
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 12th 2003 by Touchstone (first published 1976)
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Kathy England
Dec 30, 2015 Kathy England rated it liked it
I figured that the new year was a good time to read this Dr. Peale book on positive thinking. Good reminders that we are in charge of our reactions to things and that God is ever there beside us.
Bret James Stewart
Dec 07, 2016 Bret James Stewart rated it really liked it
The Positive Principle Today by Norman Vincent Peale is an extension or companion of The Power of Positive Thinking. It could be read by itself as enough information is presented for the reader to understand what the author is saying, but I think the target audience is those who have read the original book.

The "Today" of the book is the mid-1970s. This results in some of the then-contemporary examples out-of-date (I have never heard of some of the people whom Peale assumes the reader will recogn
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Christopher Lewis Kozoriz
"Fear thoughts can destroy creative capacity, and what is of even more sinister effect, they can bring to pass things that are constantly feared." (Norman Vincent Peale, The Positive Principle Today)

I found this book gives practical ideas on how to be positive in a negative world and through tragedies, difficulties and problems. The author gives many case studies of how these principles have worked in other people's lives and how to apply them.

Another book by Norman Vincent Peale that will give
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M. Joseph Murphy
Feb 17, 2013 M. Joseph Murphy rated it really liked it
Most of the concepts if The Secret cane from here. Peale writes as very conservative christian which will not be to everyone's liking. I first read this when I was in sales but the concepts work on all fields of life. If you've heard about the law of attraction here's where it started.
Kerri
Aug 08, 2012 Kerri rated it liked it
This book really needs to be updated. Very good for being written 40 years ago. Same principles can be applied in today's society.
German Aguillon
Jul 04, 2015 German Aguillon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Definitivamente un gran libro que combina la superación personal con nuestras creencias espirituales.
Jamie
Sep 04, 2008 Jamie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really have to work on this daily. This is a great motivator.
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It was all about how you applied yourself but on a unconcious level it works dreams are pleasant.
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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (1898–1993) was a minister and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of the theory of "positive thinking".

Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio. He graduated from Bellefontaine High School, Bellefontaine, Ohio. He has earned degrees at Ohio Wesleyan University (where he became a brother of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta) and Boston Unive
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