Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Business & Economics - 246 pages
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Cindy Fox was a waitress. Now she’s a pilot. Peter Johnson was a truck driver. Now he’s a dairy farmer. Tina Forbes was a struggling artist. Now she’s a successful one. Alan Rizzo was an editor. Now he’s a bookstore owner.

What they have in common—and what you can share—are Barbara Sher’s effective strategies for making real changes in your life. This human, practical program puts your vague yearnings and dreams to work for you—with concrete results. You’ll learn how to

• Discover your strengths and skills
• Turn your fears and negative feelings into positive tools
• Diagram the path to your goal—and map out target dates for meeting it
• Chart your progress—day by day
• Create a support network of contacts and sources
• Use a buddy system to keep you on track

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Sher is not a bad writer. - Goodreads
It's not brilliant prose, but it doesn't set out to be. - Goodreads
I actually picked this book up for research purposes. - Goodreads

Review: Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

User Review  - Rebecca Waring-Crane - Goodreads

The new age-y title seems more like edgy spin for this nuts and bolts handbook for owning and realizing goals (wild dreams). First printed in the late 1970's, this 30th anniversary edition references ... Read full review

Review: Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Two practices from this book helped me a lot: 1)Find the emotional touchstone within your wish, eg if the wish is 'to be famous,' what aspect of fame is the most important to you? This helps you find ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

BARBARA SHER, M.A., O.T.R., conducts workshops for parents, teachers, therapists, and children around the world. She is the author of "Smart Play: 101 Fun, Easy Games that Enhance Intelligence" (Wiley), "Self-esteem Games: 300 Fun Activities That Make Children Feel Good about Themselves" (Wiley), and "Spirit Games: 300 Fun Activities That Bring Children Comfort and Joy" (Wiley).

Annie Gottlieb is a freelance writer specializing in psychology. She has contributed to many publications, including "Mirabella, McCall's, " and the "New York Times" Book Review and Op-Ed page. She is the author of "Do You Believe In Magic?: Bringing the Sixties Back Home" and coauthor of "Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want.

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