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The Right Questions: Ten Essential Questions to Guide You to an Extraordinary Life

The Right Questions: Ten Essential Questions to Guide You to an Extraordinary Life

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by Debbie Ford
     
 

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New York Times number-one bestselling author Debbie Ford presents revolutionary questions that, when answered with complete honesty, change the way we see ourselves and make decisions - ultimately moving us toward the life we desire.

The realities of the life we live today are a result of the choices we made yesterday, three months ago and

Overview

New York Times number-one bestselling author Debbie Ford presents revolutionary questions that, when answered with complete honesty, change the way we see ourselves and make decisions - ultimately moving us toward the life we desire.

The realities of the life we live today are a result of the choices we made yesterday, three months ago and three years ago. But we don't wind up $50,000 dollars in debt because of one extravagant purchase. Nor do we put on 30 unwanted pounds as a result of a couple of decadent meals. And our relationships certainly don't fall apart overnight because of one decision. We are where we are because of repeated unconscious choices made day after day. If we want to understand why and how we created our present day reality, all we need to do is look at the choices we made in the past. Ford cuts right through our denial with the 10 questions that immediately reveal the true motivations behind our thoughts and actions. But more than that, by rigorously and honestly asking and answering these 10 vital questions, we regain control and have the power necessary to create the life we always wanted.

Editorial Reviews

Cheryl Richardson author of Stand Up for Your Life and Life Makeovers
“Both practical and profound, this book will provide you with a powerful framework to make life-changing choices.”
Jack Canfield Co-Author
“Whatever you desire - the Right Questions will move you powerfully forward in the direction of your dreams.”
Marianne Williamson
“Debbie Ford tells us what we should really ask, in order to get what we really want.”
Tara Bennett-Goleman author of Emotional Alchemy
“Debbie Ford is an innovative thinker and skillful guide on the path to emotional freedom.”
Cheryl Richardson
“Both practical and profound, this book will provide you with a powerful framework to make life-changing choices.”
author of Emotional Alchemy - Tara Bennett-Goleman
"Debbie Ford is an innovative thinker and skillful guide on the path to emotional freedom."
Jack Canfield
“Whatever you desire - the Right Questions will move you powerfully forward in the direction of your dreams.”
Publishers Weekly
A workshop leader and author of several bestselling advice books, Ford (The Dark Side of the Light Chasers) offers another path toward a better life. According to Ford, it is the unconscious choices we make that prevent us from achieving future goals and dreams. For example, someone who truly wants to lose 20 pounds may choose to eat a high-fat, fast-food dinner because he or she has a hidden commitment to the comfort such food will bring; a hardworking woman who has always dreamed of buying a home sabotages herself by getting into credit card debt by an unconscious commitment to rewarding herself immediately with expensive purchases. The author contends that it is possible to identify such self-defeating commitments by asking 10 questions that will turn unconscious choices into beneficial conscious decisions. Choosing to overeat or overspend can be avoided by asking, is this an act of self-love or self-sabotage? According to Ford, asking the questions she recommends-including "am I choosing from my divinity or my humanity?"-will lead questioners to behave more positively toward themselves and to others. Although somewhat contrived, this guide is certainly not harmful and may be of use to readers who enjoy following roadmaps to happiness. (Apr.) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062517845
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/27/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
460,254
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.70(d)

What People are saying about this

Cheryl Richardson
“Both practical and profound, this book will provide you with a powerful framework to make life-changing choices.”
Marianne Williamson
“Debbie Ford tells us what we should really ask, in order to get what we really want.”

Meet the Author

Debbie Ford is the national bestselling author of The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, The Secret of the Shadow, Spiritual Divorce, The Right Questions, The Best Year of Your Life, Why Good People Do Bad Things, and The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse, and a coauthor of The Shadow Effect. Ford conducts workshops and trainings around the world supporting lifelong personal, emotional, and spiritual education and transformation. She lives with her son in San Diego, California.

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