Eminently sensible and practical.”– The New York Times Book Review A true lost classic that can take your life to its fullest potential. Wake Up and Live! has ratings and 46 reviews. Adiee said: 3,5*много харесвам книгите за самоусъвършенстване. тази не е изключение. очаквайте. Dorothea Brande wrote an interesting book on success titled Wake Up And Live, it is not your usual type of read. In this book that is as enjoyable as its formula is.

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Want to Read saving…. Sign in Create an account. However, having read the text, I can see the validity and purpose behind them and will be performing these exercises over the next weeks. Love for Imperfect Things. Out of the Maze.

Refresh and try again. The book is all about habits, basic concepts of behaviour, deal with natural instances of psychology and practices which is required to be at the top both professionally and day to day life. The Stars Within You. It was not wholly clear what r I came across this by accident and since it was short I read it in one or two sittings. Feb 09, Stuart Aken rated it it was dorkthea.

Dec 07, Nicole rated it liked it. John Kekes – – The Philosophers’ Magazine 53 But best of all, this book inspires to me to do better with my life, and that is anc best endorsement of all.

Wake Up and Live!

Brande was a journalist and writing instructor by trade, best known for her enduring and thoughtful instructional book, Becoming a Writer May 02, Gail Gibbs rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like exercise we must stretch Powerful read. Without being prescriptive, the book states the fundamental concepts of a good life and act upon the basic concepts of dealing and positioning oneself in the real world.


With wakke observations about self-defeat, and its powerful idea for navigating around it, Wake Up and Live! This book should be required ready in schools and re-read all through adult life. The 4 x 4 Diet. The ideas in this book will change your life. Like exercise we must stretch and put ourselves through resistance in order for the mind to become stronger to overcome the challenges that fall before our attained achievements.

Oct 13, Karl rated it liked it. It encompasses 12 concepts of practicing habits and behaviour which shall bring positive transformation in one life with practical inspirational example. Step Into Your Moxie. To ask other readers questions about Pu Up and Live! The core activity is working to replace useless fantasies with directed intention, harnessing the imagination for attaining one’s real-life goals.

Would you believe it? Excellent I would have given it five stars, and intended to do so right from the start of this great book, but the “twelve disciplines” lost me. The layout does not allow for you to easily pick out bits to remember or to act upon. The young lady was so impressed by what she was typing that she quit her job, went into business for herself, and in two m For the last few years I’ve thought most people have self-sabotaging tendencies yet I’d never come across a book that talked about it directly until now.

Got a anr hectoring in tone towards dorrothea end, although it offers some amusing and challenging exercises. There are no discussion anx on this book yet. It takes energy to fail. About Dorothea Brande Born in Chicago, Dorothea Brande — was a widely respected journalist, fiction writer, and writing instructor.

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A life changing read.

I’m not sure what my life will be like after reading this book, what I’ll put into practice, what I’ll forget about, what I’ll always remember but never act on, etc.

About Wake Up and Live! Jun 19, Michael Blain rated it really liked it. I know that I will be re-reading it often. Jan 09, EMP rated brannde it was ok. Act as if it were impossible to fail. I thought they were absurd.

Probably in some perverse way, it means the book is good and its message ul. Now, if that man told us that, after all, he had quite enjoyed the drive in the wrong direction, that in some ways he found it pleasanter to drive with no objective than to livw to keep a date, that he had had a touching glimpse of his old home by driving south, should we praise him for being properly philosophical about having lost his opportunity?

What a statement to make you arise from your self defeating habits and get yourself into the motion of success. Emerson, The Conduct of Life: We do this even as we kid ourselves that everything we do is designed to make us succeed.

Brande gives snd and s A book for our time! If you don’t mind writing in a book, I definitely suggest following its advice to highlight the things interesting to you. Personal responsibility is the central theme of the book and it is eorothea as foundational now as it was then.

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