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Helen Blackett

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  • One Simple Idea

  • How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
  • By: Mitch Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Mitch Horowitz
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
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From the millions-strong audiences of Oprah and The Secret to the mass-media ministries of evangelical figures like Joel Osteen and T. D. Jakes, to the motivational bestsellers and New Age seminars to the twelve-step programs and support groups of the recovery movement and to the rise of positive psychology and stress-reduction therapies, this idea - to think positively - is metaphysics morphed into mass belief. This is the biography of that belief.

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  • A great primer.

  • By Helen Blackett on 21-08-18

A great primer.

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Reviewed: 21-08-18

A Tour de force in my humble opinion. An excellent crystallisation of the history and influence of Positive thinking. Read this for a great understanding of where 'The Secret' and it's ilk came from.