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The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

James Allen

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Stuff Happens (and then you fix it!): 9 Reality Rules to Steer Your Life Back in the Right Direction

John Alston  Lloyd Thaxton 


  • Format:  Hardcover: 176 pages

  • Publisher: Wiley

  • Publication Date:  January 13, 2003

  • ISBN-13: 978-0471273608



Stuff happens! People lose jobs, get divorced, or suffer emotional pain from the loss of good friends or lovers. Even a flat tire that results in an important lost appointment can be traumatic. Letís face it, sooner or later bad stuff happens to everyone. But it isnít what happens to you thatís important, itís how you respond to what happens.

Stuff Happens (and then you fix it!) is a simple guide for getting through lifeís rough spots and turning obstacles into opportunities for growth. Renowned speaker and performance strategist John Alston and Emmy Awardówinning director-producer Lloyd Thaxton present nine uplifting and inspirational Reality Rules for dealing with trying times. Whether youíve suffered professional failures or personal difficulties, keeping these rules in mind every day will give you the attitude adjustment you need to succeed. Each rule is explained in detail and illustrated with real-life stories and parables that offer the encouragement, support, and knowledge you need to get back on your feet when life knocks you down. Itís an enlightening blend of practical real-world philosophy for living and inspirational tales that show that no matter how big the problem, you can make your life work again. Some get it, some donít. Some will, some wonít. Those that do, do. Those that donít, donít. You want to get it? Read this book and youíll get it.

The nine Reality Rules:

  1. Wise up, stuff happens

  2. To win you have to begin

  3. Knowledge is power

  4. Be prepared

  5. Working hard at what doesnít work doesnít work

  6. To change your life, change your mind

  7. Gratitude is the most powerful attitude

  8. FeedbackÖthe breakfast of champions

  9. The power to choose is within




  • Stuff Happens (and then you fix it!): 9 Reality Rules to Steer Your Life Back in the Right Direction

    John Alston  Lloyd Thaxton



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