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Make Your Own Damn Cheese

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Thank you for the opportunity to review this book.  I selected and read this when I was on a self improvement kick.  I found it helpful and insightful.
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A short, quick read based on what I assume is another popular business book "Who Moved My Cheese?" (I didn't read yet, sorry). Anyhow, I liked the parable of a 'hardworking mouse' who gets nowhere and other 'helper mice' who teach the lesson on how to unlock one's own true potential. 

There is not much to say (as not to spoil the rest of the book) other than it is a worthwhile read. Consider getting your own copy?

(Disclaimer: I received an Uncorrected Reader’s Copy of the book via NetGalley. This is my honest review.)
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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley for an honest review. Another self-help book with the same information that most of them have just a different method of deliverance. Not sure I learned anything valuable enough that I am going to use it.
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This was the first book I've read from this author and I really enjoyed it. The story was different from anything I've read recently and really captured my attention.
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I cannot decide if this how-to is simplistic or complicated.  What it is, is timely, and an excellent outline to the how and why of creating good habits.  I guess it's the cheese that complicates things.  That, and the how and why of bad habits and lack of self-confidence.  In any case, if you have a problem with your psyche, Make Your Own Damn Cheese has a simple way to get over it.  Wish it had been around when I decided to quit smoking in the long ago.  But it will be handy when I decide to give up chocolate...  Or get enough exercise!

I received a free electronic copy of this self-help book from Netgalley, John Chuback, and Health Communications, Inc.  Thank you all for sharing your hard work with me.  I read this book of my own volition and this review reflects my honest opinion of this work.
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This is a small tidy fable and I liked it.
As author himself states that he has drawn inspiration from a number of different self help gurus , book carries wisdom you know you might have read somewhere in past.
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Story is about a mouse who reads books and is different from all other mice who die in the process of collecting cheese even if they hate it. Bibliophile mouse reads two different books and gets confused while they both deliver conflicting wisdom.
Then he seeks answers to his questions.
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Story is simple, engaging and I believe everyone would read it in one sitting and may re read it in future for recapturing its message.
It covers wisdom about thought process, subconscious mind, meaning of success, meaning of happiness and how to achieve it.

What I didn't like is there is lot of presumptions like parallel universe, suoerconscious, brain vibrations and a lots of fancy flow diagrams.
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.It is combibed wisdom of many great books and gurus presented in simplified fable.
Its strength is its simplicity and correlation with contemporary scenarios of a curious fearful mind.
. Thanks netgalley and publisher for review copy.
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While i loved this book and understand the concept...but taking a small dig at original work wasn't required. It's a good book.
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This short quick book gives an immediate way to change, and reach goals. I think it's perfect for the person who wants to  be happier, more successful without commiting to a long program. Philosophies gathered from many top motivators, all direct to the point.  I appreciate this, while there was a cute story it centered on finding the way that worked for the need.  Most of the information has been written many times before, in long winded overly detailed books. I've read  many of them, but I tend to tune out too too much information. It gives you the spark, and leaves it to you to build the flame.  I really liked it, and got just enough inspiration to look at my mind set and start making changes.  
I received this from the publisher for an honest review
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I do enjoy a metaphor so this book ticked a box for me. I enjoyed reading this book and feel that there is much that can be learned from careful consideration of this tale. Thanks to the publisher and netgalley for an eARC.
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This was a weird book. I wouldn't have read it if I knew it will talk about 'law of attraction' as some big revelation that has the capacity to change the world. I am not somebody who believes in law of attraction all that much. The good part is that the book is short and easy to understand. The author is able to convey whatever he wanted to convey in a lucid manner.

A good starting point if you're curious about the law of attraction. Otherwise give it a skip.

I received this book from Netgalley.
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This book is like many other personal development books out there that use a parable or describe a metaphor for life, in this case a mouse trapped in a maze trying to dig himself out. He meets other mice, representatives from other previous personal development works. Here he learns about the law of attraction, and how he can become what he thinks about. His thoughts control his actions and ultimately his ability to get ‘cheese’. Later he learns he has to be willing to change and to get uncomfortable in order to pursue the goals he has set for himself. Ultimately he learns that he is not a mouse but a man and he has more control over his own life than he realizes. This book is a reiteration of many personal development books out there today but in a short, simply stated way. It can be viewed as a summary of several books or an introduction to many of the concepts discussed. Like many books such as this one, it tells you what you need to do but doesn’t tell you how to do it. It leaves that up to the reader. I give this 3/5 stars. 
Note: I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Good easy to read self help book.  Probably best for anyone new to this type of book, or just starting in the work environment, as the message is a bit basic.  The idea is good but I felt the story the message was framed into could have been a bit better.  It is good for introducing people to some of the big names in the old self help world, and readers can also follow up with the classics.  I think it will appeal to lots of people though, especially the young.  And it is brilliantly short and not overworked.  Thank you.
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