Feeling Great

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If you ask yourself, if you can be happy, the answer is yes. And the book explains, who that can work.

I really like the way of explanations and the positive attitude.

You can read the book very easily and therefore, everyone can use it to make his life a bit happier.
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This book was similar in some ways to those by Norman Vincent Peale, but without the helpful examples and stories about people who were facing specific challenges and what they did to overcome them. It lists qualities to cultivate in order to feel great: harmony, honesty, freedom, but does not tell you specific steps to take or exercises to engage in to improve these qualities in you, or how to obtain these qualities if you lack them.

It discusses the benefits of yoga and meditation, however, it doesn't add advice of any real substance to these two suggestions.

The book discusses the qualities of Enthusiasm, Optimism, and Contentment, however, again, while it talks about how these qualities will benefit you, it doesn't give specific examples of things that you can try if you have lost your enthusiasm, or if there is something that you are required to do, but do not feel enthusiastic about. I find it to be most helpful when examples are given of people who are striving to cultivate new qualities in themselves and specific steps they take, or thoughts that they focus on in order to achieve their goals.

While it is good to know that patience can be helpful in feeling great, it doesn't suggest what one can do if they have never had much patience, or if one frequently experiences frustration rather than patience. I have always found it very difficult to achieve any type of transformation simply by reading about qualities that I should have without any advice in terms of how to achieve those qualities.
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Thank you HCI Books and Netgalley for this ARC.

This is a nice book to pick up and read here and there if you don’t feel like reading it in a short space of time.  It gives good tips on creating space and awareness in life and most importantly reminds us that everything comes and goes, including the tough parts.
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Uplifting. Inspiring. A bit hard to relate to but I took away a few key quotes. I'll admit, I felt very calme reading this book
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It was an interesting book, maybe too focused on God at some points for my taste, but it was ok. It is a useful book for finding your greatness.
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Feeling Great is an enjoyable, easy-to-read, yet spiritual book. What I took from the book is how to create a balance in my life and control what thoughts I want to spend time with. There is so much negativity around us everywhere, it’s not always easy to “feel great” and sometimes it takes a bit of extra effort and mindfulness. This book provides great tips to help you achieve that I definitely recommend it!
Thank you to HCI and NetGalley for this inspiring e-book in exchange for my honest review, my opinions are my own.
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This was a great book, made me realize a lot of stuff. It made me self aware. In today's world no one talks about spiritual being like it is a taboo or something, but this book has helped me open my eyes. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to read this wonderful book.
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This book has really sound advice on how to feel great and simple tips on how to do it!
I enjoyed reading it....
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I have never really experienced anything that's mentioned in this book yet in life. However, the morals, values and lessons I just read will be there with me as I search to locatey relationship with the Devine Self. I am a strong believer of meditation and prayer but one hanbit I have difficult in keeping but this book reopened the fire. Peter, Kelly and Dadi did a wonderful job in covering this topic.
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I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This book was worth reading if you are struggling with depression.  There were many good affirmations and constructive suggestions to change your negative thought patterns.  

I gave it four stars because I did not enjoy the examples and parables.  I found them hard to relate to and not very insightful.

Much of the information we already know.  However, when you are feeling blue it helps to hear it again and reflect on the information.  It reminds you that everyone goes through periods where they feel depressed or feel they have lost their purpose.  But you do not need to let that feeling last forever.  You can take control of your thoughts and feelings and begin to enjoy life again.

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This book has a lot of tips of how to be more aware in your life. The suggestions to take more moments throughout the day to meditate or reflect have been very helpful. This book is a great addition to your self-help library.
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After reading the summary, I thought it would be a useful read. In a world that values being loud and doing everything super quickly, it was refreshing to read a book advocating for quietness, introspection and mindfulness as keys to a happy, content life.

Our society always urges us to purchase for more material stuff, among other superficial things. I was quite relieved to find a book that put “contentment” back in the spotlight. On the down side, I was a bit put off by the introductory note that was permeated with religious comments and references to God. I was afraid that this aspect would be too present throughout the book. In a way, it was recurring. It is obvious that religion is a major part of the author’s life, but it somehow contributed to making those who aren’t religious a bit excluded from the overall philosophy. Not everyone believes in a divine entity. That being said, you can still apply some of the advice provided in the book.

Overall, it’s an interesting, easy read that can certainly help you focus on the positive side of life.
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I must admit I'm always skeptical of self help books. Many are preachy, or ramble on without really offering any concrete advice, preferring to stumble around in vague references to ethereal beings and ideas. This book is not only easy to read, bu t insightful and informative. It feels like the author is speaking to the reader as  friend, not lecturing the reader like a parent would a recalcitrant child.
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