What books inspire you?

The Secret - A book on the Laws of Attraction.
@ahgong (10064)
Singapore
November 25, 2008 10:03pm CST
Currently, the book "The Secret" is what is inspiring me. I am going to finish the book soon and hope to apply some of the concepts in the book to my life. I would really be good if I can make it work! How about you? What books are you reading now? How do they inspire you?
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@arkaf61 (10882)
• Canada
27 Nov 08
I have read "the secret". Very inspiring book, no doubt, but for the skeptic in me it's pushing it a bit :) Sill a wonderful book filled with many truths. RIght now I am not reading anything. It's report card time and I am proof reading way too many report cards to get home and feel like reading some more. The last book I read a book of poems from one of my favorite portuguese poets. It was re-reading really, but I enjoyed it as I did the first time i read it :) Nothing particularly inspiring though:)
@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
27 Nov 08
Oh... a book of poems. That is nice too. I cannot remember the last time I actually read a book of only poems. Rarely do that these days. Maybe, if I can find the ones I used to read in my collection, I may do the same and re-read them.
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@arkaf61 (10882)
• Canada
28 Nov 08
Our books tend to be re-read often LOL
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
1 Dec 08
That is a good thing. At least it get re-read on a regular basis. I rarely re-read a book. Most of the time, it is read, chuck, collect dust of shelf. Especially if the book is a story book. Will really have to find time to go thru my mini library in my study room.
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@margaux08 (1094)
• Philippines
29 Nov 08
"The Secret" is really inspiring. The Law of Attraction taught in that book really does make sense, Every so often, it reminds me not to think of negative things. At home, I also have a video of that book and whenever i clean the house, i just play the video to get me going. I love Inspirational Books, Self-Help Books and here are some which definitely inspire me: 1. Bible 2. Change your life in 30 days by Rhonda Britten 3. Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude 4. The Magic of Thinking Big 5. Lights From Many Lamps 6. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom These are books that you can't take off from your side table.
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
1 Dec 08
Hmm... looks interesting the list you got there. [b]2. Change your life in 30 days by Rhonda Britten 3. Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude 4. The Magic of Thinking Big 5. Lights From Many Lamps 6. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom[/b] Can you give me a simple break down of what the above books are about?
@margaux08 (1094)
• Philippines
5 Dec 08
CHANGE YOUR LIFE IN 30 DAYS - this book helps to radically change the way one feel about life especially if he/she thinks negatively. There are suggestions to break the myth of locking oneself in fear. THE MAGIC OF THINKING BIG - This book detailed effective methods in working on what and how you think. It is like, "thoughts perceive actions." minced, piece by piece by the author LIGHTS FORM MANY LAMPS - collection of quotations, and stories, not just to warm the heart. This book can be one's best friend in times of turmoil, or if one just want to reflect. TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE - I highly recommend you should have this one. This is a true story of Morrie Shwartz told by his student, Mitch Albom. Morrie was his Sociology professor during College, and when morrie became sick of ALS, the student spent every Tuesday to be with the professor, to learn more about life. A lot of beautiful sayings were quoted from this book. I never grow tired of reading this one.
@bestie (1458)
• Philippines
28 Nov 08
Im fond of reading inspirational books.Books I had read already which inpires me till now are "Always cheerful" and a "kissed dating goodbye".Those were very inspiring one.Im aslo fond of reading paulo coelho's books as he's my favorite author,and the one which really inspired me and keep on inspiring is his book "Eleven Minutes".I love that one...
@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
28 Nov 08
Hmm... what is Eleven Minutes about?
@kun2349 (23475)
• Singapore
27 Nov 08
The secret?? What is the book about?? The title alone seems mysterious and interesting.. lol =D Though i hated reading, but i dunno why, nowadays i seem to have the mood for reading to pass time.. lol =D SO, how is the book so far?? Would u recommend it to someone whom once hated reading?? haha ^_^ Do let me know when u have finished reading or about to finish, so that i will still have that litle bit of interest left in me.. lol
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
28 Nov 08
It is about the law of attraction. In the book, it introduces you to the laws of attraction. And it explains how the law attractions is almost scientific and how it affects you. It also introduces some ideas on how to activate these laws of attraction to make them work in your favor rather than against. A pretty interesting read. There is also a movie made for the secret.
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@srbollar (259)
• United States
26 Nov 08
The Bible inspires me. I haven't really been inspired by any other books. I enjoy other books, but they don't do as much for me as the Bible. Even "Christian motivational" books don't do the trick.
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
28 Nov 08
Woah~~~ that is one tough book to read. The fonts are usually so small! And the words and sentences are usually cryptic in nature. Unless you study the bible, reading it and understanding what you read would be tough without guidance.
• Philippines
26 Nov 08
We are reading the same book now and I also find it very inspiring. I'm doing the best that I can to implement what I learn from this book.
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
28 Nov 08
Yeah, it is though to try and follow the laws of attraction, isn't it? Especially if you are all pumped up after reading the book, but do not know how to apply the laws to make them work for you. If only the book has more specific examples to get us started on how to think rather than just informing us about it. A step by step guide would be plenty useful!
• India
26 Nov 08
I'm generally not much into reading books. I hardly completed one book even. Don't know y but was never able to develop that habit. But then there's one book that changed my life to a great extent instilled me with lot of values and morales and the book is shiv Khera's "YOU CAN WIN" An awesome book. Taught me lot of values and optimism. Been more like my friend during my hard times. This book will always be close to my heart!!
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
28 Nov 08
Hmm... sounds like an interesting read. I may go out and see if I can get my hands on a copy. It is good to read a book somethimes. With so many crappy shows on TV these days, a book may just be what is needed to relax.