The Power of Optimism

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Harper & Row, 1990 - Psychology - 163 pages
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Profiling the life experiences of real optimists, the bestselling author of The Friendship Factor provides mental techniques for maintaining a cheerful disposition, increasing physical vigor, and creating an aptitude for success and rich, warm relationships.

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How This Book Can Help You Become a More Optimistic Person
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Alan Loy McGinnis (19332005) was a best-selling author, family therapist, business consultant, and popular speaker. After a twenty year career as a minister, he became a counselor and co-founded the Valley Counseling Center in Glendale, CA. In the 1970s, he began researching friendship and authored The Friendship Factor, published by Augsburg Fortress in 1979 and revised in 2004. A popular speaker, he also authored more than fifty articles and several more books, including Bringing Out the Best in People, Confidence, and The Balanced Life, all published by Augsburg Fortress

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