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Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude Paperback – January 15, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0982364505 ISBN-10: 0982364504 Edition: Pap/Psc

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Life Possibilities Publishing; Pap/Psc edition (January 15, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982364504
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982364505
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,881,496 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is a very colorful book with beautiful pictures.
Robert G Yokoyama
Wahlder began to integrate this in her life on a regular basis and found that it allowed her to "clear her mind and process the events of the day in a positive way."
Patrice Fagnant-macarthur
There is a wonderful loving peacefulness about this book.
Kathy W

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kathy W TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on February 10, 2010
Format: Paperback
This is review number 444 and a very special number for me, so I wanted to assign a special book or product to that number. 444 and 44 are numbers that remind me my angels are around and are sending me messages, even if they are just saying Hi. Well, they surely were around when they got this book into my hot little hands. At 111 pages (another interesting number), it is a relatively small book, but a very nice book to have in your library. It is basically about using the letters of the alphabet to remind you of what to be grateful for. Although a simplistic concept, it is quite powerful. There is a wonderful loving peacefulness about this book. The book is filled with pictures/drawings.

The acknowledgements begin by thanking God for gifting the author's soul with this book, so if you find the use of "God" offensive, you may want to move away from this book. Otherwise, please continue reading. I believe that those of you who are spiritually-based will absolutely love this book.

The structure contains a 7-page introduction, where Michele explains that she came up with the alphatudes concept during a sleepless period in her life where counting sheet just didn't work. It became a way in which she could clear her mind and begin focusing on the day's events in a positive way. There is a chapter for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. Some examples are: "B" is "Beauty, followed by Dreams, Imagination, Kindness, Music, Relationships, Serendipity, Work, and all the other letters.

For an example, let's look at "M"/Music, a subject that is deep in my soul, heart, and mind. The 4-page chapter begins with a 2-page peaceful picture of "music" and a quote by an unknown author: "Music heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.
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In "Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude", Michele Wahlder (a professional life coach, experienced career counselor, and founder of Life Possibilities) draws upon her years of expertise to alphabetically compile and beautifully illustrate quotes from an impressive variety of critical thinkers from a variety of disciplines showcasing twenty-six priceless bits of enduring wisdom with respect to living a joyful life replete with true contentment and inner peace regardless of outward circumstances that all life is subject to. These individual 'alphatudes' (which Wahlder defines as a person, place or thing for which one alphabetically expresses gratitude) are as insightful as they are inspiring. 'Touch: To Touch someone is to share the spark that is life.' - Hansi Nurit Pilzer. Extraordinarily 'reader friendly', "Alphatudes" is an enthusiastically recommended addition to anyone's personal self-help/self-improvement reading list.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By John Chancellor TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on February 12, 2010
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"The more we express gratitude, the more positively we perceive the world and our experiences in the world." Said differently, the more we express gratitude, the better life will be. In today's fast paced society, it is very easy to slip into the habit of taking things for granted. We often fail to express gratitude. And as a result, our lives are more stressful than need be. Alphatudes is a marvelous book that will help keep you on track for being grateful each and every day.

The book is visually very appealing, well designed with very interesting graphics and art work. It is small and can easily be read in an hour of so. However, that is not the best way to appreciate this book. As Michele Wahlder points out, the best way is to read it through once, then read it periodically. I would suggest one alphabet letter per day.

The purpose of the book is to help us increase our expression of gratitude. The book has a simple format. Michele has selected one "gratitude" word for each letter of the alphabet. There is a quotation and a beautiful graphic or art work associated with the word. Then there is a one page essay that starts, "I am grateful for ____." After the essay there is an affirmation and then a prayer involving that word.

For the letter C, she has chosen the word Choices. The quote is, "It's choice - not chance that determines your destiny." Jean Nidetch. What a beautiful quote, what a powerful lesson. For the affirmation, "I courageously make choices that propel me forward into the life I desire. I easily release the need for other people's approval. I choose options that are in alignment with my inner truth."

The quotes, essays, affirmations and prayers are all designed to open our awareness, to provoke thought.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Rachel Randolph on February 9, 2010
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"Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude" is based on a concept of expressing gratitude in alphabetical order, but it's not just about this particular practice. It's about looking at everything in life with a grateful mindset. Michele shows how we can be grateful for simple things, such as music, and also for less obvious things like obstacles and ex's. I agree with other reviewers that you may want to read one alphatude per day so you can learn to make practicing gratitude part of your daily routine.

Before reading Alphatudes, I understood that I can be grateful for little things in life, but I didn't understand how to express it. Michele's use of prayer, affirmation statements, and the way she eloquently discusses each alphatude shows HOW to practice gratitude, rather than just pointing out that you should be grateful.

Initially, I used the Alphatudes method of going through the alphabet and selecting things to be grateful for while I was driving or going to sleep. Lately, though, I've noticed that as I'm living life I am actively thinking about why I am grateful for my current situation or an object I'm using. Alphatudes gives you a new outlook on life.

I also love the Olivia Newton-John song, Grace & Gratitude, that comes with the book. It's a beautiful song to meditate on as you learn to make gratitude a part of your every day life.
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