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How to stop worrying and start living

Author: Dale Carnegie; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1948.
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A "plan for stopping worry at its source. [The author] shows, in down-to-earth, specific terms, how to turn the destructive frustration of worry into creative paths, whether that worry is caused by job, money, family of a combination of problems. Each point is illustrated with ... anecdotes and the experiences of actual people who have mastered worry."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Carnegie; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 203759
Description: xv, 306 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Fundamental facts you should know about worry --
pt. 2. Basic techniques in analyzing worry --
pt. 3. How to break the worry habit before it breaks you --
pt. 4. Seven ways to cultivate a mental attitude that will bring you peace and happiness --
pt. 5. The perfect way to conquer worry --
pt. 6. How to keep from worrying about criticism --
pt. 7. Six ways to prevent fatigue and worry and keep your energy and spirits high --
pt. 8. How to find the kind of work in which you may be happy and successful --
pt. 9. How to lessen your financial worries --
pt. 10. "How I conquered worry": Six major troubles hit me all at once / C.I. Blackwood. I can turn myself into a shouting optimist within an hour / Roger W. Babson. How I got rid of an inferiority complex / Elmer Thomas. I lived in the garden of Allah / R.V.C. Bodley. Five methods I have used to banish worry / William Lyon Phelps. I stood yesterday, I can stand today / Dorothy Dix. I did not expect to live to see the dawn / J.C. Penney. I go to the gym to punch the bag of take a hike outdoors / Eddie Eagan. I was "The Worrying Wreck from Virginia Tech" / Jim Birdsall. I have lived by this sentence / Joseph R. Sizoo. I hit bottom and survived / Ted Ericksen. I used to be one of the world's biggest jackasses / Percy H. Whiting. I have always tried to keep my line of supplies open / Gene Autry. I heard a voice in India / E. Stanley Jones. When the sheriff came in my front door / Homer Croy. The toughest opponent I ever fought was worry / Jack Dempsey. I prayed to God to keep me out of an orphan's home / Kathleen Halter. I was acting like an hysterical woman / Cameron Shipp. I learned to stop worrying by watching my wife wash dishes / William Wood. I found the answer / Del Hughes. Time solves a lot of things / Louis T. Montant, Jr. I was warned not to try to speak or to move even a finger / Joseph L. Ryan. I am a great dismisser / Ordway Tead. If I had not stopped worrying, I would have been in my grave long ago / Connie Mack. I got rid of stomach ulcers and worry by changing my job and my mental attitude / Arden W. Sharpe. Now I look for the green light / Joseph M. Cotter. How John D. Rockefeller lived on borrowed time for forty-five years. Reading a book on sex prevented my marriage from going on the rocks / B.R.W.I was committing slow suicide because I didn't how to relax / Paul Sampson. A real miracle happened to me / Mrs. John Burger. How Benjamin Franklin conquered worry. I was so worried I didn't eat a bite of solid food for eighteen days / Kathryne Holcombe Farmer.
Responsibility: by Dale Carnegie.

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A "plan for stopping worry at its source. [The author] shows, in down-to-earth, specific terms, how to turn the destructive frustration of worry into creative paths, whether that worry is caused by job, money, family of a combination of problems. Each point is illustrated with ... anecdotes and the experiences of actual people who have mastered worry."

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