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A Year of Living Consciously: 365 Daily Inspirations for Creating a Life of Passion and Purpose

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Embrace Each Day

We all want to live authentic, self-aware, and successful lives. How do we go about it? Where do we begin? In a daily map full of wisdom, inspirational quotes, and transformational exercises, bestselling author and psychotherapist Gay Hendricks sets us on a fantastic journey to personal and relationship success.

In bite-size portions, Hendricks encourage

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Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 21st 2009 by HarperOne (first published December 30th 1998)
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Kjirsten
Feb 12, 2013 Kjirsten rated it it was amazing
This is one of the books from which inspirational content is drawn for the mind/body/spirit resources my company customizes for members. Every time I get one of these nuggets, I star it as a favorite. May have to get a copy for my bedside table.
Megan
Feb 17, 2011 Megan rated it really liked it
so far, so good. this book gives day by day things to think about to live more consciously. it's not too cheesy or preachy -- i am enjoying it.
Angie
Dec 24, 2008 Angie rated it it was amazing
I love this. I usually start reading it once a year because it is one of those page a days books and I dont' usually get all the way through but when I am reading it I feel very centered and...Conscious
Mamabear
Sep 27, 2007 Mamabear rated it really liked it
This book has daily readings for a year. I moved it to the 'read' list because I read it every day :-) Great topics for thought and messages to put into practice, I really like it :-) As I read more of it I will probably update my rating of it!
Lisa Factora-borchers
Jan 30, 2011 Lisa Factora-borchers rated it really liked it
I hate day by day books like this, but I love this one. Go figure.
David Roberts
I really liked this book. Billed as "a one year journey to conscious living," the goal seemed a bit outrageous, but Gay Hendricks does a great job structuring a series of one day readings that do really give one a LOT to think about over the course of the year. Some of the strongest sections were when he had a five to seven day set of readings on a single subject.

Each section begins with an epigraph (quote), always of high quality, then a one page (or so) presentation of the topic for the day, a
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Heather
Aug 13, 2007 Heather rated it it was amazing
I revisit this book often...it provides a daily meditation...whenever i am working through something i read the current day's passage...and i work through thing a lot! a book that you truly get out of it what you out into it.
Kj
Jan 21, 2009 Kj rated it liked it
Shelves: ongoing-books
I've been reading this very slowly over at least the last two years if not four! I have appreciated many of it's insights and suggestions. A friend who bought it at the same has been sharing the ride with me.
Joni
Mar 08, 2010 Joni is currently reading it
Another 'daily' reader. A great way to start the day!
Pomomom
Aug 11, 2007 Pomomom is currently reading it
Recommends it for: People who like daily affirmations
This book provides a thoughtful perspective to apply daily. Good quotations too.
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Dr. Gay Hendricks has served for more than 30 years as one of the major contributors to the fields of relationship transformation and body-mind therapies. Along with his wife, Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks, Gay is the author of many bestsellers, including Conscious Loving, At the Speed of Life, and Five Wishes.

Gay received his PhD in counseling psychology from Stanford University in 1974. After a 21-year
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“Many of you are gripped by the loony idea that your intentions are different from the results you create. It simplifies life enormously the moment you accept that the results you create are your unconscious intentions made visibly manifest.” 2 likes
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