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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Out of the Maze. Apr 21, Jodi Ralston rated it really liked it Shelves: After a lifetime of searching she had aake the answer.

But best of all, this book inspires to me to do better with my life, and that is the best endorsement of all. In Wake Up and Live!

Brande’s writing can get airy at times, but her big attitudinal leap and core principles seem sound. It encompasses 12 concepts of practicing Some of the writers have grasped the fundamental of life and what it takes to be at the top of it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. However, it was saved by some very helpful ideas in the last two chapters. There’s a big difference. I suppose she did this because she felt the wkae needed a lot of convincing before they would accept her idea.

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Maybe not as easy-peasy as she says, but a clearly achievable and worthy goal. However, there are a lot of good points and some interesting case studies. T Is for Transformation. I found myself distracted by some odd references which must have been mainstream conversations at the time. Some of the writers have grasped the fundamental of life and what it takes to be at the top of it.


I find the author’s voice very amenable, if slightly old fashioned published in and there are a number of points that are out of date but still useful.

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. This work has informed many modern self help a Actually an enjoyable read.

Emerson on Creativity in Thought and Action. Brande gives tips and s A book for our time!

Wake Up and Live!

The writing style is fluid, and more naturally humorous than the average modern inspirational read which often seem to try far too hard at cheeky humor.

Sign in to use this feature. It can be used to great benefit by students, business people and for personal development. In any case, some results from the experiment will be seen at once. Sign in Create an account. In New Age terms, raising one’s vibration. This is one of the earliest self-help books, written during the ‘s, and is still brandee, if a little schoolmarm-ish. There is no excess of words or airy jargon, just the facts and what to do with them to progressively achieve the desired and promised outcome s.

Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande

Play It From the Heart: John Kekes – – The Philosophers’ Magazine 53 Like exercise we must stretch Powerful read. Brande gives tips and strategies both anecdotal and experiential to take us from wish-washy living to dynamic and potent lives if only we choose to exercise self-discipline and restraint. Dale Carnegie meets Buddhism. After all, why have a copy?

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. Books by Dorothea Brande. Design Your Next Chapter. Sep 12, Pages. Open Preview See a Problem? The core activity is working to replace useless fantasies with directed intention, harnessing the imagination for attaining wske real-life goals.


Praise for Wake Up and Live! A Life Worth Living. I guess there are always sticky notes for my second read. Jun 19, Michael Blain rated it really liked it.

Below are a few paragraphs which will give you a brief insight znd what the book is about. If you don’t mind writing in a book, I definitely suggest following its advice to highlight dlrothea things i The main fault I found was that Brande buried her core philosophy in the middle of the book although, if you read the front or back cover dorotea get what it is right away. A life changing read. Say What You Mean. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.

Oh again, “we must act as if it were impossible to fail”.

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. It encompasses 12 concepts of practicing habits and behaviour which shall bring positive transformation in one life with practical inspirational example.

We do this even as we kid ourselves that everything we do is designed to make us succeed. But for many it worked. Failure indicates that energy has been poured into the wrong channel.