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This book is well written and contains a very different perspective than the one I had.
Her statement that there is no true science to support mind/body connection is simply incorrect, and she loses credibility for that alone.
Let me just say, though, that, if you are someone that believes in positive psychology, you will hate this book.
Totally reinforced the bad attitude I developed during my own breast cancer treatment. We need less pink and more investigation into root causes. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Laurie
Ms. Ehrenreich, as usual, writes with compassion. Perhaps unwittingly, she explains why some have left the Faith. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SueB
Excellent book, very good read. Maybe my favorite Ehrenreich so far.Published 1 month ago by William Korthof
The take home message is that Positive Thinking has a firm foot hold in a culture where the use of anti-depressants put us at #1 in consumption. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bookie
Fascinating topic. This is not your everyday subject or everyday take, precisely what I love about Barbara Ehrenreich's works. Read morePublished 2 months ago by NewsView
As you read this, if you are anything like me, you will laugh, you will be full of pessimistic joy. You will begin to feel vindicated for your skeptical, questioning demeanor. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gdad
I was interested in how we have been conditioned to look at everything in the positive. I will have to admit I was one of those who bought into the whole positive thinking idea as... Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. Ross Anderson
Every one of us should read this book, but not everyone will like it.
I loved this book in part because I read it at a time when I have been questioning the... Read more
Finally, someone who cuts through the crap of American BS and looks at the sweaty, underpaid underbelly the 1% rise to!the top. Read morePublished 3 months ago by James Beauchamp