How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

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Learn how to break the worry habit -- Now and forever!
With Dale Carnegie's timeless advice in hand, more than six million people have learned how to eliminate debilitating fear and worry from their lives and to embrace a worry-free future. In this classic work, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Carnegie offers a set of practical formulas that you can put to work today. It is a book packed with lessons that will last a lifetime and make that lifetime happier!
DISCOVER HOW TO:


Eliminate fifty percent of business worries immediately
Reduce financial worries
Avoid fatigue -- and keep looking young
Add one hour a day to your waking life
Find yourself and be yourself -- remember there is no one else on earth like you!


Fascinating to read and easy to apply, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living deals with fundamental emotions and life-changing ideas. There's no need to live with worry and anxiety that keep you from enjoying a full, active life!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 134.62 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 272.16g
  • POCKET BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 1st Pocket Book Pbk. Ed
  • 0671035975
  • 9780671035976
  • 11,934

Table of contents

Contents

PREFACE

How This Book Was Written -- and Why

Nine Suggestions on How to Get the Most out of This Book

PART ONE

FUNDAMENTAL FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WORRY

1 Live in "Day-tight Compartments"

2 A Magic Formula for Solving Worry Situations

3 What Worry May Do to You

PART TWO

BASIC TECHNIQUES IN ANALYZING WORRY

4 How to Analyze and Solve Worry Problems

5 How to Eliminate Fifty Per Cent of Your Business Worries

PART THREE

HOW TO BREAK THE WORRY HABIT BEFORE IT BREAKS YOU

6 How to Crowd Worry Out of Your Mind

7 Don't Let the Beetles Get You Down

8 A Law That Will Outlaw Many of Your Worries

9 Co-operate with the Inevitable

10 Put a "Stop-Loss" Order on Your Worries

11 Don't Try to Saw Sawdust

PART FOUR

SEVEN WAYS TO CULTIVATE A MENTAL ATTITUDE THAT WILL BRING YOU PEACE AND HAPPINESS

12 Eight Words That Can Transform Your Life

13 The High Cost of Getting Even

14 If You Do This, You Will Never Worry About Ingratitude

15 Would You Take a Million Dollars for What You Have?

16 Find Yourself and Be Yourself: Remember There Is No One Else on Earth Like You

17 If You Have a Lemon, Make a Lemonade

18 How to Cure Depression in Fourteen Days

PART FIVE

THE PERFECT WAY TO CONQUER WORRY

19 How My Mother and Father Conquered Worry

PART SIX

HOW TO KEEP FROM WORRYING ABOUT CRITICISM

20 Remember That No One Ever Kicks a Dead Dog

21 Do This -- and Criticism Can't Hurt You

22 Fool Things I Have Done

PART SEVEN

SIX WAYS TO PREVENT FATIGUE AND WORRY AND KEEP YOUR ENERGY AND SPIRITS HIGH

23 How to Add One Hour a Day to Your Waking Life

24 What Makes You Tired -- and What You Can Do About It

25 How to Avoid Fatigue -- and Keep Looking Young!

26 Four Good Working Habits That Will Help Prevent Fatigue and Worry

27 How to Banish the Boredom That Produces Fatigue, Worry, and Resentment

28 How to Keep from Worrying About Insomnia

PART EIGHT

"HOW I CONQUERED WORRY"

Six Major Troubles Hit Me All at Once

by C.I. Blackwood

I Can Turn Myself into a Shouting Optimist Within an Hour

by Roger W. Babson

How I got Rid of an Inferiority Complex

by Elmer Thomas

I Lived in the Garden of Allah

by R. V. C. Bodley

Five Methods I have Used to Banish Worry

by Professor William Lyon Phelps

I Stood Yesterday. I Can Stand Today

by Dorothy Dix

I Did Not Expect to Live to See the Dawn

by J.C. Penney

I Go to the Gym to Punch the Bag or Take a Hike Outdoors

by Colonel Eddie Eagan

I Was "The Worrying Wreck from Virginia Tech"

by Jim Birdsall

I Have Lived by This Sentence

by Dr. Joseph R. Sizoo

I Hit Bottom and Survived

by Ted Ericksen

I Used to Be One of the World's Biggest Jackasses

by Percy H. Whiting

I Have Always Tried to Keep My Line of Supplies Open

by Gene Autry

I Heard a Voice in India

by E. Stanley Jones

When the Sheriff Came in My Front Door

by Homer Croy

The Toughest Opponent I Ever Fought Was Worry

by Jack Dempsey

I Prayed to God to Keep Me Out of an Orphans' Home

by Kathleen Halter

My Stomach Was Twisting Like a Kansas Whirlwind

by Cameron Shipp

I Learned to Stop Worrying by Watching My Wife Wash Dishes

by Reverend William Wood

I Found the Answer

by Del Hughes

Time Solves a Lot of Things!

by Louis T. Montant, Jr.

I Was Warned Not to Try to Speak or to Move Even a Finger

by Joseph L. Ryan

I Am a Great Dismisser

by Ordway Tead

If I Had Not Stopped Worrying, I Would Have Been in My Grave Long Ago

by Connie Mack

I Got Rid of Stomach Ulcers and Worry by Changing My Job and My Mental Attitude

by Arden W. Sharpe

I Now Look for the Green Light

by Joseph M. Cotter

How John D. Rockefeller Lived on Borrowed Time for Forty-five Years

I Was Committing Slow Suicide Because I Didn't Know How to Relax

by Paul Sampson

A Real Miracle Happened to Me

by Mrs. John Burger

How
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About Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) described himself as a "simple country boy" from Missouri but was also a pioneer of the self-improvement genre. Since the 1936 publication of his first book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, he has touched millions of readers and his classic works continue to impact lives to this day.
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