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Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2013
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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What's Next? Navigating Transitions to Make the Rest of Your Life CountH. Norman WrightBethany House / 2012 / Trade Paperback$0.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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H. Norman Wright, bestselling author and noted Christian counselor, encourages readers with ways they can decrease stress and achieve the simpler life they desire. Through helpful stories, hands-on examples, and down-to-earth practicality, Wright provides steps anyone can take to have more energy for the things that really matter by...
- simplifying work and home life
- establishing livable goals and priorities
- taking control of finances
- releasing emotional baggage
- experiencing God's presence more fully
Packed with sound advice and biblical wisdom, Success over Stress guides readers toward making manageable changes to their activities, relationships, and possessions to obtain the rich, satisfying life they long for.
bookwomanjoanOak Harbor, WAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5thought provoking suggestions for reducing stressMay 10, 2013bookwomanjoanOak Harbor, WAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Are you stressed? "Stress is any life situation that chronically bothers, irritates, or upsets you." (5) With that introduction, Wright looks at what stress is and how it originates. Most of our stress comes from our own minds, he argues. He explores how to evaluate our stress and suggests how to make changes in various areas of our lives.
Wright provides question for us to determine what is really important to us. He gives suggestions as we decide to discard or prune things in our lives. He looks at approaches to change. He writes about time and placing speed limits on our lives. He helps us learn how to balance our priorities, take mini breaks, recognize and deal with energy drainers, learn from children, evaluate and downscale our possessions, learn to live on less, deal with people who stress us out, what to do about the baggage we carry, the possibility of being over-involved spiritually, and the importance of rest.
He ends his book with a section on setting up our own plan for reducing stress. He has also added questions for thoughtful consideration at the end of each chapter.
Here are a couple of quotes from the book that really struck home for me.
"The best source of energy for each day is the Lord." (125)
"What would glorify God the most in what I will choose to do today?" (197)
This is a very practical and necessary book. Each of us can benefit from Wright's well thought out suggestions.
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