The law of attraction is the belief that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts people can bring positive or negative experiences into their life.
The belief is based on the idea that people and their thoughts are both made from “pure energy”, and that through the process of “like energy attracting like energy” a person can improve their own health, wealth, and personal relationships.
This is what the book am about to review is based on. In this review, i will take you through what the book is ,what it talks about ,its cost and finally my thoughts about the book.
Lets get started on this book review:
Name : The Secret
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Best place to buy: www.amazon.com
Genre: Self Help Book
Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words
Publication Date : November 28, 2006
What It Is
The Secret is a best-selling 2006 self-help book by Rhonda Byrne , based on the earlier film of the same name.
It is based on the pseudoscientific law of attraction which claims that thoughts can change the world directly.
The Secret was released as a film in March 2006, and later the same year as a book. The book is influenced by Wallace Wattles ‘ 1910 book The Science of Getting
Rich , which Byrne received from her daughter during a time of personal trauma in 2004.
Rhonda Byrne (born 1945, Melbourne , Australia) is an Australian television writer and producer, best known for her New Thought books, The Secret (based on a film she produced of the same name ).
She wrote several sequel to the book including, The Power , The Magic and Hero as well as other books that relates to The Secret .
Rhonda Byrne was born in 1945, Melbourne ,
Australia from parents Ronald and Irene. Later in life it is known that she worked as an executive producer for Australian television.
Some of her credits includes Oz Encounters: UFO’s in Australia (1997), Sensing Murder: Easy Street (2003), Loves Me, Loves Me Not (2003), and one episode of Sensing Murder (2004).
After the passing of her father Ronald in 2004, Byrne became very depressed. Children really get affected by the loss of either parents especially if they were really close. Sometimes the damage is so bad that they opt for other harmful options like drugs etc but for Byrne the case was different. Read on
At the instigation of her daughter Hailey, Rhonda read The Science of Getting Rich (1911) by Wallace D. Wattles .
She discovered positive thinking, the laws of attraction, and many rules that helped help fight her depression, and find further success in life. I think its really good when you are able to let go of things that hurt and hold you back.
Hence, she started doing research on the subject and the project of The Secret was born.
What The Book Talks About
Be grateful for what you have now. As you begin to think about all the things in your life you are grateful for, you will be amazed at the never ending thoughts that come back to you of more things to be grateful for. You have to make a start, and then the law of attraction will receive those grateful thoughts and give you more just like them.
There is no such thing as a hopeless situation. Every single circumstances of your life can change!.
There is a truth deep down inside of you that has been waiting for you to discover it, and that truth is this: you deserve all good things life has to offer.
You become what you think about most.. But you also attract what you think about most.
A lot of people feel like they’re victims in life, and they’ll often point to past events, perhaps growing up with an abusive parent or in a dysfunctional family.
Most psychologists believe that about 85 percent of families are dysfunctional, so all of a sudden you’re not so unique. My parents were alcoholics. My dad abused me. My mother divorced him when I was six…I mean, that’s almost everybody’s story in some form or not.
The real question is, what are you going to do now? What do you choose now? Because you can either keep focusing on that, or you can focus on what you want.
And when people start focusing on what they want, what they don’t want falls away, and what they want expands, and the other part disappears.
Your power is in your thoughts, so stay awake. In other words, remember to remember.
Whenever you think you can or think you can’t, either way you are right. The truth is that the universe has been answering you all of your life, but you cannot receive the answers unless you are awake.
When you want to attract something into your life, make sure your actions don’t contradict your desires.
Think about what you have asked for, and make sure that your actions are mirroring what you expect to receive, and that they’re not contradicting what you‘ve asked for. Act as if you are receiving it.
Do exactly what you would do if you were receiving it today, and take actions in your life to reflect that powerful expectation. Make room to receive your desires, and as you do, you are sending out that powerful signal of expectation.
Instead of focusing on the world’s problems, give your attention and energy to trust, love, abundance, education and peace.
Best Place to Buy The Book
The place I encourage you to get the book from is on Amazon. It is my personal favorite online store and it comes in handy when you want to do more shopping other than just the book. So if you were planning to buy more stuff online in addition to the book, I would say Amazon is your best bet.
There is also a summary book of this book that cuts across the book and gives you the gist and weighty points you would want to use to make change in your life. It is also on Amazon and is something I recommend if you are those people who like having most moving points somewhere for constant reference.
This is a really interesting book this is because the law of attraction is a subject that i find really interesting.
However,the book may not be the most practical book on the subject, but it is the best way to start and get familiar with the law of attraction.
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