Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation

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Overview

"Appreciation, as Mike Robbins knows, is one of the most powerfulforces in the universe. Focus on the Good Stuff is an importantbook that can dramatically enhance your life."
—Jack Canfield, author, The Success Principles

We live in a culture that focuses on the "bad stuff." We'reconstantly bombarded with negative messages from the media,advertisers, politicians, and even the people around us. Worse yet,many of us are so critical of ourselves that we're our own worstenemies.

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Overview

"Appreciation, as Mike Robbins knows, is one of the most powerfulforces in the universe. Focus on the Good Stuff is an importantbook that can dramatically enhance your life."
—Jack Canfield, author, The Success Principles

We live in a culture that focuses on the "bad stuff." We'reconstantly bombarded with negative messages from the media,advertisers, politicians, and even the people around us. Worse yet,many of us are so critical of ourselves that we're our own worstenemies.

But help is on the way. Focus on the Good Stuff offers a planfor dispelling the cloud of negativity that surrounds us. MikeRobbins has created a powerful yet simple new approach formastering the one thing we need most of all to achieve authentichappiness and be of service to others—that is, to practicethe art of appreciation.

Appreciation allows you to improve your relationships, creategreater success and fulfillment, and experience a deep sense ofgratitude for yourself, for others, and for life itself.

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What People Are Saying

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"Mike Robbins brilliantly teaches us how to bring more appreciationand gratitude into our lives, our relationships, and our world. Hisnew voice and fresh perspective are powerful. I highly recommendthis book."
—Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love

"Mike Robbins is a role model of love and gratitude. His messageof appreciation comes from his heart and there is no one better toteach these important lessons!"
—Rich Dutra-St. John MA, MFT, Co-Founder of Challenge Day andco-author of Be the Hero - You've Been Waiting For

"Mike Robbins’ message of appreciation is powerful. Hewrites and speaks directly from his heart in a way that makes areal difference. This is a truly transformational book that willchange lives."
—Lee Glickstein, author of Be Heard Now! and founderof Speaking Circles International

"Mike Robbins has an amazing ability to inspire people throughhis passionate, authentic, and open-hearted approach toappreciation. This book will have a positive impact on yourlife."
—Rich Fettke, author of Extreme Success

"Mike Robbins reminds us to focus on the very best aspects ofourselves and those around us. Written in his compelling andcompassionate voice, this book is much-needed consciousness raisingfor people who want successful relationships and fulfillinglives."
—Susan Page, author of When Talking Is Not Enough

"Focus on the Good Stuff is a remarkable book.Appreciation, as Mike Robbins teaches, can transform your life andhelp you attract what you truly want."
—Christopher Andersonn, author of Will You Still Love Meif I Don't Win?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781456107017
  • Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011

Meet the Author

Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins, former pitcher with the Kansas City Royals organization, is a sought-after keynote speaker, consultant, and coach. His clients include AT&T, Chevron, the U.S. Department of Labor, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life Insurance, and Stanford University. To find out about his speaking, products, and services, visit www.mike-robbins.com.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Richard Carlson.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: OUR OBSESSION WITH BAD STUFF.

1. What's Wrong out There?

2. What's Wrong with Me?

PART TWO: THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF APPRECIATION.

3. Principle 1: Be Grateful.

4. Principle 2: Choose Positive Thoughts and Feelings.

5. Principle 3: Use Positive Words.

6. Principle 4: Acknowledge Others.

7. Principle 5: Appreciate Yourself.

PART THREE: APPRECIATION IN ACTION.

8. It's Not What We Know, but What We Do That Matters.

Resources.

About the Author.

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