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Living on Purpose: Straight Answers to Universal Questions

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Written by a former world-champion athlete, coach, and educator, Dan Millman's books present practical ways to transform daily challenges into vehicles of spiritual growth. In Living on Purpose, Millman tackles some of the toughest questions, and in the process, refines and expands on the teachings of his other books. Millman applies timeless principles to questions about ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 29th 2000 by New World Library
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Vicki Morris
Jan 17, 2017 Vicki Morris rated it liked it
The beginning of a new year is always a great time for reflection and asking the big questions to help you make the new year the best ever. That's why I read Dan Millman's "Living on Purpose" book which includes 25 questions and answers to life's universal questions. Although I applaud the questions, quotes and stories, Dan's answers seemed a little too simplistic for me. So, I would only recommend this book to someone who is just starting their spiritual search.

Note: I enjoyed Dan Millman's num
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Alain Burrese
Nov 05, 2012 Alain Burrese rated it it was amazing
I have learned from and have been influenced by Dan Millman for years. It's surprising that I never read his book “Living On Purpose: Straight Answers To Life's Tough Questions” until now. I found this book to be very enjoyable and full of practical advice that can help anyone along their journey of personal growth.

The book contains twenty-five principles, or as Millman calls them, “House Rules.” These start with rules such as “Earth is a school and daily life is our classroom” and continue with
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Leandro Melendez
May 26, 2014 Leandro Melendez rated it liked it
La unica cosa que me dejo un poco contrariado es que el libro en si es como un blog de preguntas y respuestas, claro con la sabiduria del guerrero pacifico.
El contenido es bueno, con muchas notas y frases inspiradoras e interesantes que a pesar de que mucho ya me lo se de memoria, no esta de mas re visitarlas.
Una lectura express, que aunque peculiar si recomiendo.
Paola Cristina
Dec 09, 2012 Paola Cristina rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved it! It's weird how I agreed with 98% of what he said while engaging readers onto a better quality of life and perspective. Definitely a must read! And it's quite quick to read too. If you don't like dreadfully filled pages, this is a good choice.
L. Thrussell
Aug 31, 2012 L. Thrussell rated it it was amazing
Great Book, easy read...
Ahmed
Mar 17, 2010 Ahmed rated it it was amazing
Great Re-Focusing Book
Marie Christine
Oct 03, 2012 Marie Christine rated it really liked it
Thoughtful, excellent read.
Kitty
Nov 22, 2008 Kitty rated it really liked it
Just questions & answers on how to live your life. After reading it a second time recently, I was surprised to find not only similarities but actual references to Constructive Living (see book by David K. Reynolds). Definitely some good advice here.
Elizabeth
Jan 05, 2013 Elizabeth rated it liked it
A practical look at putting things into perspective tempered with gracious wisdom. Definitely recommend it.
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Aug 07, 2008 Derek Meier rated it really liked it
When you feel like life is really giving it to you and you're up against a wall. This can bring you down from the ledge in about 45 minutes.
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Dan Millman is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor.

After an intensive, twenty-year spiritual quest, Dan's teaching found its form as the Peaceful Warrior's Way, expressed fully in his books and lectures. His work continues to evolve over time, to meet the needs of a changing world.

--from the author's website
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