How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Personal Success

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Here's the book to help you get what you want--and be happy with what you have. John Gray, the man responsible for helping millions of people improve their relationships in his bestselling Mars and Venus books, has written the essential guide to personal success.

Combining insights from Western psychology and Eastern meditation, he presents an innovative and proven method to become happy, confident, and at peace through four easy-to-follow steps:

  1. Set Your Intention: Recognize where you are now and determine where you need to go in order to achieve success.

  2. Get What You Need: Learn how to get what you need in order to be true to yourself.

  3. Get What You Want: Create outer success without sacrificing inner happiness.

  4. Remove the Blocks to Personal Success: Recognize what is holding you back and clear the way for both inner and outer success.

Stop living by the age-old adage "the grass is always greener on the other side." It's not. You have everything within your reach right now to live a rich and fulfilling life. How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have will help you release your emotional blocks so that you can realize your soul's desire.

There is a secret to personal success. Read this book and not only will you learn that secret, but you will be well on your way to achieving your goals.

Create the Life You Want

John Gray, the author of the Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus relationship classic, now presents a brilliantly innovative program for achieving personal success. The wisdom and techniques in these pages will enable you to fell greater joy, love, confidence, and peace.

Some wise words from How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have

Your experience of the world reflects your inner state.

Whenever you are not getting what you need, you are always looking in the wrong direction.

Find your soul's desire, and start getting everything you want.

Material success can only make you happy if you are already happy.

The power to get what you want comes from confidence, positive felling, and desire.

You have the power to change. No one else can do it for you.

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What you want materially and what you want spiritually are both important, says John Gray, Ph.D., in How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have. "Wanting more is the nature of our soul, mind, heart, and senses," he says. As an antidote of sorts to the sometimes overly strict books of late that advocate a life of utter simplicity, he concedes that it's okay to want a big promotion or fancy car. It's also noble to want a solid spiritual life and to want to be at peace with yourself. However, he says, you need to recognize and work on the many self-defeating behaviors that may be thwarting your chances for reaching your goals. In fact, he identifies 24 typical stumbling blocks to look for.

How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have is perfect for the ostensibly successful businesspeople who can't explain why they're miserable, or people who blame their partners for their miseries instead of looking inward. It's filled with anecdotes and tools to help you achieve a fuller sense of identity. Gray says that one of the most important steps to reaching this level of self-awareness is meditation, and Gray gives dozens of stepping-off points for meditation exercises to help you ascertain what exactly it is that you want, and how to remove any obstacles--whether external or internal. Take it from a man who used to be so ascetic that he was rendered homeless but now has achieved a strong sense of self and has managed to write nine bestselling books: both spiritual and material success are within your grasp.

About the Author:

John Gray, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading relationship experts, and an authority on improving communication styles for couples, companies, and communities. His many books have sold more than fifty million copies in fifty different languages worldwide. John lives with his wife and children in northern California.

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