BN.com Gift Guide

Living an Uncommon Life

Overview

A practical, engaging, and easy-to-use handbook for breaking free from the mold of everyday living.

As a child, did you dream of a life of adventure in a world of boundless opportunity? Are you now an adult who, despite the pressures of everyday existence, still hears a quiet inner voice urging you to realize your potential before it's too late? This inner beacon is calling you to break away from the pack and lead an uncommon life. What is an uncommon life? It is a life marked ...

See more details below
Paperback
$10.95
BN.com price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (3) from $5.64   
  • New (2) from $9.18   
  • Used (1) from $5.64   
Sending request ...

Overview

A practical, engaging, and easy-to-use handbook for breaking free from the mold of everyday living.

As a child, did you dream of a life of adventure in a world of boundless opportunity? Are you now an adult who, despite the pressures of everyday existence, still hears a quiet inner voice urging you to realize your potential before it's too late? This inner beacon is calling you to break away from the pack and lead an uncommon life. What is an uncommon life? It is a life marked by meaningful goals, great relationships, fulfilling accomplishments, and confidant decisions. It is a life of purpose and action, of challenge and strength. How do you transform your life to embrace these principles?

Within the pages of this book, you will discover the ten essential keys for living uncommonly. Using real-life examples and practical exercises, the author communicates her concepts in clear, jargon-free language that makes them easy to understand and easy to apply. Written by a professional counselor in full-time practice, Living an Uncommon Life gives you the tools you need to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. Stop dreaming about a better life. This book will help you lay hold of the uncommon destiny you were born to enjoy.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595183760
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 1,445,561
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction The Great Person Theory xiii
Chapter 1 What is Uncommon Living? 3
Chapter 2 Live Twenty-four Hours Every Day 10
Chapter 3 Be Real Instead of Being a Role 16
Chapter 4 Answer Life's Unanswerable Questions 23
Chapter 5 Venture Outside Your Comfort Zone 31
Chapter 6 Turn Ideas into Action 39
Chapter 7 Use a Going-toward Mindset 46
Chapter 8 Understand Life's Three Essential Categories 54
Chapter 9 Value the Impact of One 61
Chapter 10 Leave the Ultimate Legacy 68
Chapter 11 Become an Exceptional Listener 74
Conclusion 81
About the Author 85
Appendix For More Information 87
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)