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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That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.

This may be the most inspirational book I’ve ever read. The Mission of Art. Who doesn’t want to feel energized and brave? Trivia About Wake Up and Live!

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Dorothea Collins died in New Hampshire. It encompasses 12 concepts of practicing habits and behaviour which shall bring positive transformation in one life with practical inspirational example. The initial thesis, that we unconsciously direct time and effort in failure, is one which branve the chapter on the consolations of failure and wale is a good one. One senses she’s on to something big. This work has informed many modern self help and success books, some of which have taken the main idea and expanded on it more effectively.

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Brande gives tips and s A dorothwa for our time! 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.


What if you were promised a simple, 8-word formula that could turn your life around? Brande’s concept clearly relies on changing and enhancing one’s emotional state. This is an odd, maybe brilliant book.

John Priest Greene – – Liberty, Mo. It was called Wake Up and Live! Do the thing and you shall have the power; but they who love not do the thing have not the power. John Kekes – – The Philosophers’ Annd 53 I know that I will be re-reading it often. All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Learned some new insight and it is true that one must read a book more than once to experience all the insight the book has to offer. You Are a Badass Every Day. I came across this by accident and since it was short I read it in one or two sittings.

To ask other readers questions about Wake Up and Live! I love this book and the style of writing truly resonates with me.

Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande

We are, Brande insisted, more frightened of suffering humiliation than desirous of achievement. When Brande published Wake Up and Live! The 4 x 4 Diet. About Dorothea Brande Born in Chicago, Dorothea Brande — was a widely respected journalist, fiction writer, and writing instructor. Sep 12, Pages Buy.

Wake Up and Live!

Mar 20, Sally rated it really liked it Shelves: About Wake Up and Live! The other fault is minor.

There’s a big difference. After all, why have a copy? The earlier section does offer some helpful insight into what prevents people from accomplishing their goals, which is worthwhile, but also a bit draining to read.


Living Wisely with Our Limits. After a lifetime of searching she had found the answer. Aug 16, Ben Nesvig rated it it was amazing Shelves: If the reader does make it past those initial 38 pages, they will discover that the author finally commences to share the means by which we can overcome our desire to fail: I suppose she did this because she felt the readers needed a lot of convincing before they would accept her idea.

Lists with This Book. 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 try 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?

Even if he had missed his appointment by getting into a daydream in which he drove automatically past a road sign or two, we should still not absolve him. The ideas in this book will change your life. One of my favourite tips in the book is this; that we must realize that when we match our wits against ourselves we are taking on the shrewdest and wiliest antagonist we will ever have.

Actually an enjoyable read. Jul 09, David M.

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