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Jack Mierop

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Jack Mierop began his artistic career as an award-winning songwriter, accruing motion picture song credits, and a CD of highly regarded original material. With an abiding interest in helping individuals achieve emotional and psychological maturity, he subsequently earned B.A. and M.A. Degrees in Speech Communication. He is now an award-winning professor. Numerous comments from inspired students, attendees, and colleagues led Jack to found Jack Up Your Life, a seminar and lecture series, and to write Becoming . . . with its message of personal understanding and peace.

I learned a while back that I’d be lots happier if I accepted things as they were, rather than expecting them to be different. Adopting this attitude brings with it benefits hard to imagine. The trick is to remain calm and go along with the things you can’t change.

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Average rating: 4.67 · 6 ratings · 3 reviews · 1 distinct work
Becoming . . .

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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"I want to say that this is probably one of the greatest books i have read. Motivation and guidance for my life was exactly what i needed to hear/read. I realized the reasons for my happiness and the reasons to why I should live the way I do or the..." Read more of this review »
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"I wish this book had been written 20 years ago, it would have saved me from a lot of unhappiness. This book introduces the reader to a basic set of interpersonal life skills, that many of us are not taught or must learn along the way. This book is..." Read more of this review »
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"Fantastic book! I was a student of Jack's and although you cannot replace being in a classroom with him, this book was the next best thing! Recommending it to everyone I know who can't take his class!"
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Theories, Predictions, and Diagnoses by Malcolm Gladwell
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What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
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“If you are not actively seeking the truth, you are destined to only know what people tell you, and people will only tell you what they want you to know.”
Jack Mierop, Becoming . . .

“I do the very best I can, I mean to keep going. If the end brings me out all right, then what is said against me won't matter. If I'm wrong, ten angels swearing I was right won't make a difference.”
Abraham Lincoln

“If you are not actively seeking the truth, you are destined to only know what people tell you, and people will only tell you what they want you to know.”
Jack Mierop, Becoming . . .




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