From Publishers Weekly
Jeffers, author of several books including Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, offers a program designed to help readers achieve greater peace of mind and optimism in today's troubled times. Jeffers believes that too many people spend needless energy and effort trying to control every aspect of their lives-career, health, finances, etc. Since no one can control the future, Jeffers encourages people to accept three major principles: "The only certainty is that life is uncertain"; "Once you surrender to the fact that you are unable to control the uncertainty, you will, at last, be able to breathe a sigh of relief"; and "A `deep' acceptance that life is uncertain opens the door to a powerful way of living." Essentially, Jeffers wants people to be more optimistic and enjoy whatever is happening at the moment without excessively worrying about the future. Instead of playing the endless variation of "what ifs," people should focus on the positive aspects of their lives. She suggests people try to give back to others, which in turn will bring more love and positive events back to them. While readers looking for innovative strategies may be disappointed by Jeffers's somewhat simplistic suggestions like "Lighten up. Play with Life. Laugh a Lot," her comforting, no-blame tone may strike the right chord among those looking for a calming perspective in today's stressful world.
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"Exceptionally helpful in learning to handle life's greatest challenge. I love this book!"
-Dr. Wayne Dyer, author of Wisdom of the Ages
"Now more than ever, Susan Jeffers' wisdom feels like a precious gift. Her counsel is profound and meaningful." -Marianne Williamson, bestselling author of A Return to Love
"Susan Jeffers exudes warmth, compassion, and positive energy...The aura that she radiates is transferred into her books." -L.A. Weekly Press
"Her comforting, no-blame tone may strike the right chord among those looking for a calming perspective in today's stressful world." -Publishers Weekly
"For anyone who has ever felt lost, hurt or frightened by life's challenges, Susan Jeffers is the best guide one could wish for. " -Wayne Muller, author of Legacy of the Heart and Sabbath
"Susan Jeffers' books are always fun to read...She leads the reader through the art of enjoying life in her own unique style!" -Louise L. Hay, author of You Can Heal Your Life
"A wonderful book with a huge payoff¿peace of mind about the future. " -Jack Canfield, co-author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series
"Jeffers describes, with brilliant clarity, how to deal with ambiguity in life...I'll be quoting this classic over and over again." -Mona Lisa Schultz, MD, Ph.D., author of Awakening Intuition
"Original, courageous, and brilliant! Jeffers alters the mind without drugs, freeing it to free us to become ourselves." -Warren Farell, Ph.D., author of Why Men Are The Way They Are and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say
"Exceptionally helpful in learning to handle life's greatest challenge. I love this book!" (Dr. Wayne Dyer, author of Wisdom of the Ages)