INSPIRATION, SELF HELP AND DEVELOPMENT BOOKS
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de BONO Edward
Lateral Thinking, a textbook of creativity

VG Pelican 1980 paperback, 260pp. ISBN 0140219781NZ$7 A/B [PB# 57 inspir]


de BONO Edward
Edward de Bono's Textbook of Wisdom

Near Fine Viking 1996 soft cover 279pp. A guide book to methods of training the mind to think laterally and creatively. Positive and creative approach to thinking and living. ISBN 0670871079NZ$10 C/B [#475 inspir]


CARLSON Richard  Stop Thinking & Start Living Common-sense strategies for discovering lifelong happiness
NEW $15 A/B Element 2003 soft cover, 186pp. Revolutionary in its simplicity and accessible to all, this bestselling book offers commonsense methods that allow you to let go of depression and tap into natural joy. In this indispensable handbook, Richard Carlson demonstrates how we can change everything in our lives -- earn more money, meet new friends, get a new job -- yet still feel dissatisfied. Happiness, he says, is not 'out there' but within, a state of mind that is independent of circumstance: 'If you begin to see that your thoughts are not the real thing -- they're just thoughts and as thoughts they can't hurt you -- your entire life will begin to change today.' Carlson's step-by-step guide explains: * How your thoughts determine how you feel. * Why thinking about problems only makes them worse. * That thoughts come and go -- you are free to choose at any moment which to hold on to and which to let go. * Straightforward methods for conquering depression. * How to dismiss negative thoughts and discover inner contentment. * How to overcome lifelong pessimism and start really living. ISBN 0722535473 [# 1006 self help]

CARNEGIE Dale 
How To Win Friends and Influence People
cover image of How To Win Friends and Influence People, for sale in New Zealand

Shows techniques to make someone want to do what you want them to do, how to make people like you, win people over to your way of thinking, and change people without causing offense or arousing resentment.
ISBN 0671723650
business, marketing, sales, influece

VG paperback, label to rear cover.
$7 A/B
Pocket Books 1982 xxv 276pp.
[PB1712]

G+ paperback with some highlighting throughout.
$4 A/B
Pocket Books 1982 xxv 276pp.
[PB312 ]

VG- hardback with no dust jacket, handling soiling to covers. ISBN 0207120846
$10 C/C
Angus & Robertson 1970, 217pp
[#1990 ]


COLCLOUGH Beauchamp
The effective way to stop drinking.

VG

$5 A/B [Item# 198 inspir]

Penguin 1994 paperback, 242pp. Preface by Elton John. Alcoholism ISBN 0140175113


DODSON Mary & Ella  Positive Thoughts Attract Success
FN $8 B/A Sun Books 1993 facsimile booklet/ wraps,64pp + 16pp adverts. From 1920 original. ISBN 0895402998 [# 853 inspir]

DOWRICK Stephanie  Intimacy and Solitude changing your life
VG small water mark at tail of some pages, name inside cover $8 C/B Reed 1991 soft cover, 320pp. Feminist approach to relationships. ISBN 0790002434 [#1195 self help]

DYER Wayne W 
Pulling Your Own Strings / The Sky's the Limit / Your Erroneous Zones
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Set of three books about you and your personality and how to work out your own personality quirks and hang-ups.
Dynamic techniques for dealing with other people and mastering your own life.
ISBN 0380443880 / ISBN 0671431099 / ISBN 0722131526
self-help, psychology, psychiatry

G+ used paperbacks
$15 A/C
Avon 1979, 265pp./ Pocket Books 1981, 364pp / Sphere 1977 first paperback, 241pp.
[PB1682 ]



DYER Wayne W. 
Manifest Your Destiny
The Nine Spiritual Principles for getting everything you want.
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Are the decisions and actions in your life controlled by your ego? Do you have any ever-present need to defend yourself?
Do you inherently trust yourself and your decisions? Are you weighed down with troubles or unresolved issues in your life?
Do you feel out of touch with your environment? Are your days more often out of sync than in?
Do you have limits in your life that prevent you from making changes or achieving your highest goals?
Do you love what you do, and do what you love in life? Are you constrained by feelings or unworthiness?
Is your day filled with high energy and the feeling that "everything is going my way"? Or do you experience frustration or anger?
How would your life change after learning to attract what you want -peace or love, job advancement or monetary fortune?
Do you believe that the universe operates randomly? Are you impatient waiting for good things to happen?
Do you complain, find fault, or take for granted more often that you appreciate your life?
Dyer's Nine Principles address these issues.
ISBN 0732258472
self help, positive thought, confidence

VG softback with gift inscription to first page.
$8 C/B
Harper Collins 1997, xvii 171pp.
[#4676 ]


HAUSER Leo
Five Steps to Success

VG a few minor instances of highlighting. Berkley 1993 paperback 128pp.Self development for relationships and business. NZ$6 A/A. [PB# 68 inspir]


JEFFERS Susan
Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway

VG Arrow 1991 paperback, 227pp. How to turn your fear and indecision into confidence and action.ISBN 0099741008NZ$6 A/A [PB# 56 inspir]



KOPP Sheldon B.  If You Meet the Buddha on the road, Kill Him! + Here I Am, Wasn't I? two paperback set
VG tidy copies, sunned spine $14 C/B Bantam 1985 / 1986 paperback, 238 + 179pp 'The Pilgrimage of Psychotherapy Patients'- The most important things that each man must learn no one else can teach him. Once he accepts this disappointment, he will be able to stop depending on the therapist, the guru who turns out to be just another struggling human being. Using the myths of Gilgamesh, Siddhartha, The Wife of Bath, Don Quixote. . . the works of Buber, Ginsberg, Shakespeare, Kafka, Nin, Dante and Jung . . a brilliant psychotherapist, guru and pilgrim share- the epic tales and intimate revelations that help to shape Everymans journey through life. ISBN 0553257439 'The Inevitable Disruption of Easy Times' - We all want to hold on to the happy times in our lives and rush through- or avoid altogether- the troubled times. Yet we can't stop or control life's changes. What we can do is alter our vision of changing times so that we fully experience pleasure and personal growth and don't subject ourselves to needless suffering. Now Sheldon Kopp takes us toward a deeper understanding of life's cycles of constancy and change. In HERE I AM, WASNT I! he shows us the Oriental image of time as a broken circle, a turning wheel of happiness and sorrow He retells wonderful ancient stories of the Hindu gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva to give us a new model for coping with the crises of our life. And, drawing on poignant, dramatic experiences from his own life and that of his psychotherapy patients, he guides us on a different path to self-development...a way that allows us to experience the outrageous, the hurtful and the forbidden as part of life's unity, to find in them expanded options for transformation and renewal in our journey to higher consciousness and genuine fulfillment. ISBN 0553254243 [PB# 347 inspir]

LORAYNE Harry & Jerry Lucas  The Memory Book
VG- small splash of red dye to bottom edge of cover and closed page edges $7 A/A Ballantine Books 1992 paperback, 206pp ISBN 0345337581 [PB# 382 inspir]

MALTZ Maxwell  Psycho-Cybernetics a new technique for using your subconscious power
G+ some handling soiling to wrappers, pen underlining in text $5 C/C Wilshire Book Co. 1968 soft cover, 256pp. NLP like personal development techniques [#1989 self help]

PEALE Norman Vincent   Stay Alive All Your Life
G+ boards rubbed to edges and joints, very faint foxing to endpapers and closed edges, $7 C/B, Kingswood, The World's Work, 1957 First Edition Hardback xvii 312pp +1 pp advert, many lower corners are creased from being do eared, but no real damage or faults. [#1810 inspir]

RINGER Robert J  Winning Through Intimidation
VG $7 A/B Circus Books 1978 paperback, 303pp. ISBN 0868260096 [PB# 58 inspiration ]

RINGER Robert J  Winning Through Intimidation
G+ $7 A/B Circus Books 1978 paperback, 303pp. ISBN 0868260096 [PB# 975 self help ]
ROSE Colin
Accelerated Learning

VG owner details at foot of first page. Accelerated Learning Systems 1989 4th edition soft cover 240pp. How memory can unlock the way to relaxed easy learning. Improving memory, memory aids and techniques. ISBN 0905553128NZ$10 C/B [#468 inspir]



SALE Chic  The Specialist VG inscription to fep, light corner crease. $5 B/$5 internationally. Angus & Robertson 1974 stapled wrapper, 29pp. illustrated. Vernacular homily. [#633 inspir]

SCHIFFMAN Muriel   Gestalt Self Therapy and further techniques for perosnal growth
G covers worn and rubbed, name label to top of title page $6 C/C Self Therpay Press 1971 soft cover, x 223pp. ISBN 091464002X [#2054 self help]
SCHWARTZ David J.
The Magic of Thinking Big

G+ light wear and chipping to spine. Thorsons 1987 soft cover 255pp. New issue of book first published 1959. How to set high goals and achieve them. New Thought type approach to life, using mind action and the Power of Belief to suceed at anything. ISBN 072250943XNZ$5 C/B [#469 inspir]


SCHWARTZ David J.
The Magic of Thinking Big

VG Simon & Schuster 1987 softcover 238pp. New issue of book first published 1959. How to set high goals and achieve them. New Thought type approach to life, using mind action and the Power of Belief to suceed at anything. ISBN 0671646788NZ$7 C/B [#470 inspir]



SEHESTED Ove and Burt GOLDMAN 
Better and Better
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Overview of a week long course at the Silva Mind Control Method, and an explanation of the system.
ISBN096010805X
new thought, psychology, self help, positive thought

VG- hardback in VG- dust jacket.
Marker square to free end paper and minor tape rust, dust jacket faded to spine.
$25 C/C
Uranus Publishing Co. 1979 first edition, 226pp.
[#4492 ]


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