Believing in Magic Book

Believing in Magic


  • Author : Cookie Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501125188

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Believing in Magic Excerpt :

In her powerful and inspiring memoir, Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, shares details of her marriage, motherhood, faith, and how an HIV diagnosis twenty-five years ago changed the course of their lives forever. On November 7, 1991, basketball icon Earvin “Magic” Johnson stunned the world with the news that he was HIV-positive. For the millions who watched, his announcement became a pivotal moment not only for the nation, but for his family and wife. Twenty-five years later, Cookie Johnson shares her story and the emotional journey that started on that day—from life as a pregnant and joyous newlywed to one filled with the fear that her husband would die, that she and her baby would be infected with the virus, and that their family would be shunned. Believing in Magic is the story of Cookie’s marriage to Earvin—nearly four decades of loving each other, losing their way, and eventually finding a path they never imagined. Never before has Cookie shared her full account of the reasons she stayed and her life with Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Believing in Magic is her very personal story of survival and triumph as a wife, mother, and faith-filled woman.

The Magic of Believing Book

The Magic of Believing


  • Author : Claudie Bristol
  • Publisher : Samaira Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9789387550070

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The Magic of Believing Excerpt :

Have you ever known someone who expects the best of every situation and always seems to get it? That, according to author Claude Bristol, is the magic of believing. This self‐help classic illustrates the timeless nature of Bristol’s insights by bringing them to life through 52 modern case studies. Millions have benefited from these visualization techniques, which show how to turn your thoughts and dreams into effective actions that can lead to enhanced income, happier relationships, increased effectiveness, heightened influence and improved peace of mind.

The Magic of Believing Book
Score: 5
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The Magic of Believing


  • Author : Claude M. Bristol
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-05-15
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486840246

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The Magic of Believing Excerpt :

"One of the greatest inspirational and motivational books ever written." — Norman Vincent Peale In this bestselling self-help book, a successful businessman reveals the secrets behind harnessing the unlimited energies of the subconscious. Millions of readers have benefited from these visualization techniques, which show you how to turn your thoughts and dreams into actions that can lead to enhanced income, happier relationships, increased effectiveness, heightened influence, and improved peace of mind. World War I veteran Claude M. Bristol (1891–1951) wrote The Magic of Believing to help former soldiers adjust to civilian life. A pioneer of the New Thought movement and a popular motivational speaker, Bristol addressed those in all walks of life, from politicians and leaders to performers and salespeople. His timeless message of the powers of focused thinking and self-affirmation remains a vital source of inspiration and a practical path to achievement.

Believing in Magic Book

Believing in Magic


  • Author : Stuart A. Vyse
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199996926

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Believing in Magic Excerpt :

In this fully updated edition of Believing in Magic, renowned superstition expert Stuart Vyse investigates our tendency towards these irrational beliefs.

The Magic of Believing  Believe in Yourself and the Universe Is Forced to Believe in You Book

The Magic of Believing Believe in Yourself and the Universe Is Forced to Believe in You


  • Author : Vic Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-09-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 1937918637

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The Magic of Believing Believe in Yourself and the Universe Is Forced to Believe in You Excerpt :

"Reset Your mysterious 'Mental Thermostat' that is responsible for all success (and failure). Do you find yourself on the edge of succeeding at something and then all of a sudden everything falls apart? Have you struggled for years with the knowledge that you have at least as much on the ball as many others who have succeeded, but you're still mired in mediocre results? Do you come up with some great ideas that you know could change your life but you never seem to get started on them? Are you working harder but can't seem to make any progress? If you answered yes to any of those questions it's almost certain that you don't know the magic of believing. It's the almost super-human power that turns otherwise ordinary people into billionaires, sports stars, Hollywood celebrities, political leaders and superstars on the stages of the world. This new, groundbreaking book from goal setting expert and renowned speaker and author Vic Johnson will teach you step by step how to believe in yourself. And when you do, the Universe is forced to believe in YOU!"--P. [4] of cover.

Magic of Believing Book

Magic of Believing


  • Author : Ted Andrews
  • Publisher : Dragonhawk Pub
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 188876743X

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Magic of Believing Excerpt :

Suggests ways to cultivate the magic within oneself, and provides lessons and exercises to develop the imagination, make wishes, use candles and pendulums, and strengthen one's psychic powers.

The Magic of Believing  Condensed Classics  Book

The Magic of Believing Condensed Classics


  • Author : Claude M. Bristol
  • Publisher : Gildan Media LLC aka G&D Media
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 9781722520168

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The Magic of Believing Condensed Classics Excerpt :

Your Mind Is a Storehouse of Amazing Possibilities. Start Using Them Right Now for Success and Achievement! In 1948, journalist Claude M. Bristol produced a book that has touched generations of readers: The Magic of Believing. Artists and businesspeople, athletes and entrepreneurs, have sworn by Bristol’s program for harnessing the higher energies of the mind for peak performance. Now, this condensed edition of The Magic of Believing allows you—within the space of a lunch hour or morning commute—to discover: • How to transfer your thoughts to other people. • Why a focused aim leads to achievement. • How to project powerful confidence. • What your outer appearance reveals about you. • The one great mental secret to success. Abridged and introduced by PEN Award-winning historian Mitch Horowitz, The Magic of Believing is at once the most grounded and the boldest work of self-development you will ever encounter. Discover what it can do for you.

The Magic of Thinking Big Book
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The Magic of Thinking Big


  • Author : David J. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698198586

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The Magic of Thinking Big Excerpt :

The timeless and practical advice in The Magic of Thinking Big clearly demonstrates how you can: Sell more Manage better Lead fearlessly Earn more Enjoy a happier, more fulfilling life With applicable and easy-to-implement insights, you’ll discover: Why believing you can succeed is essential How to quit making excuses The means to overcoming fear and finding confidence How to develop and use creative thinking and dreaming Why making (and getting) the most of your attitudes is critical How to think right towards others The best ways to make “action” a habit How to find victory in defeat Goals for growth, and How to think like a leader "Believe Big,” says Schwartz. “The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier -- certainly no more difficult - than small ideas and small plans."

TNT  It Rocks The Earth Book

TNT It Rocks The Earth


  • Author : Claude M. Bristol
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2019-09-25
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780359936861

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TNT It Rocks The Earth Excerpt :

Famed author Claude M. Bristol "blasts" you with the "Secret of the Ages" in his powerful book, TNT: It Rocks the Earth. Adhering to his cornerstone philosophy on the power of believing, this book offers practical suggestions on how to accurately and scientifically proceed to get what you want in life. Learn how to impress your subconscious mind, make obstacles a phantom of the past, and have at your command a power that astounds!

The Christmasaurus Book

The Christmasaurus


  • Author : Tom Fletcher
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524773328

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The Christmasaurus Excerpt :

Why settle for a pony or a puppy for Christmas when you could have a dinosaur? A rollicking adventure from singer-songwriter and YouTuber Tom Fletcher! Once upon a time--long, long ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth--an egg rolled away from its mother and landed in the ocean, where it froze solid and stayed peacefully for thousands of years. Then one day Santa and his elves discover the frozen egg, and Santa sits on it to see if it will hatch. But he can't guess what's inside. . . . A dinosaur! Meanwhile, a young boy named William Trundle has only ever wished for one thing for Christmas: a dinosaur! So when Santa accidentally gives William the real Christmasaurus instead of a stuffed replica, it's the BEST CHRISTMAS EVER! Until an evil man known as the Hunter decides a dinosaur will be the perfect addition to his collection. A wild and hilarious adventure ensues in this instant Christmas classic!

Falling Together Book

Falling Together


  • Author : Vanessa Calimag Lin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-09
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 1952070023

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Falling Together Excerpt :

The author truly captures the reader with the details of her heartbreak at the end of her marriage while expecting her first child. Vanessa shares a raw and honest exploration of her heart as she traverses the most difficult time of her life. She shares with love, grace, and strength what being a mom is all about, and using her intuition and trust in a higher power, she is able to propel herself into a place of true healing and magic. She shares her struggles and her perseverance to give her unborn child her love, and taps into universal truths that we can all learn from. Through the turmoil, she rises like a phoenix from the ashes, recreating the vision of her life, and in the process, finds her true soul mate to build her family with. A beautiful ending to a difficult beginning!

Talking it Through Book

Talking it Through


  • Author : Miranda Forsyth
  • Publisher : ANU Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9781925021578

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Talking it Through Excerpt :

Sorcery and witchcraft practices and beliefs are pervasive across Melanesia. They are in part created by, and give rise to, a wide variety of poor social and developmental outcomes. These include uneven economic development, low public health, lack of social cohesion, crime, fear and insecurity. A further very visible problem is the attacks on men and women who are accused of being practitioners of witchcraft or sorcery, which can lead to serious bodily harm, banishment and sometimes death. Today, many communities, individuals, church organisations and policymakers in Melanesia and internationally are exploring ways to overcome the negative social outcomes associated with witchcraft and sorcery practices and beliefs. This book brings together a collection of chapters written by a diverse range of authors, both Melanesian and non-Melanesian, providing crucial insights both into how these practices and beliefs are playing out in contemporary Melanesia, and also the types of interventions that are being trialled or debated to address the problems associated with them.

Believing in Bits Book

Believing in Bits


  • Author : Simone Natale
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190949983

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Believing in Bits Excerpt :

"As technologies that work by computing numbers, digital media apparently epitomize what is considered scientific and rational. Yet, people experience the effects of digital devices and algorithms in their everyday life also through the lenses of magic and the supernatural. Algorithms, for instance, are discussed for their capacity to "read minds" and predict the future; Artificial Intelligence as an opportunity to overcome death and achieve immortality through singularity; and avatars and robots are accorded a dignity that traditional religions restricted to humans. The essays collected in this volume address these and similar phenomena, challenging and redefining established understandings of digital media and culture by employing the notions of belief, religion, and the supernatural." -- Provided by publisher.

Thinking with Demons Book

Thinking with Demons


  • Author : Stuart Clark
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 850
  • ISBN 10 : 0198208081

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Thinking with Demons Excerpt :

Dr Clark offers an interpretation of the witchcraft beliefs of European intellectuals of the period, based on their publication in the field of demonology. This work will increase our understanding of the cultural history of early modern Europe.

The Psychology of Magic and the Magic of Psychology Book

The Psychology of Magic and the Magic of Psychology


  • Author : Amir Raz
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • Genre: Electronic book
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889450084

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The Psychology of Magic and the Magic of Psychology Excerpt :

Magicians have dazzled audiences for many centuries; however, few researchers have studied how, let alone why, most tricks work. The psychology of magic is a nascent field of research that examines the underlying mechanisms that conjurers use to achieve enchanting phenomena, including sensory illusions, misdirection of attention, and the appearance of mind-control and nuanced persuasion. Most studies to date have focused on either the psychological principles involved in watching and performing magic or “neuromagic” - the neural correlates of such phenomena. Whereas performers sometimes question the contributions that modern science may offer to the advancement of the magical arts, the history of magic reveals that scientific discovery often charts new territories for magicians. In this research topic we sketch out the symbiotic relationship between psychological science and the art of magic. On the one hand, magic can inform psychology, with particular benefits for the cognitive, social, developmental, and transcultural components of behavioural science. Magicians have a large and robust set of effects that most researchers rarely exploit. Incorporating these effects into existing experimental, even clinical, paradigms paves the road to innovative trajectories in the study of human behaviour. For example, magic provides an elegant way to study the behaviour of participants who may believe they had made choices that they actually did not make. Moreover, magic fosters a more ecological approach to experimentation whereby scientists can probe participants in more natural environments compared to the traditional lab-based settings. Examining how magicians consistently influence spectators, for example, can elucidate important aspects in the study of persuasion, trust, decision-making, and even processes spanning authorship and agency. Magic thus offers a largely underused armamentarium for the behavioural scientist and clinician. On the other hand, psychological sc