The Power of Positive Pessimism Proverbs For Our Times Kandel 1973 This is one of those little gift books they sell at the card store as a kind of gift. It’s supposed to be clever and funny, but it doesn’t
Awaken the Genius in Your Child
Tauraso and Batzler
The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was the 1950s answer to self-help. It has been recycled through books like The Secret (2006) and a host of other self help gurus. This basic philosophy is about have a mental attitude where one expects good things to happen and that energy will be transformed into actual good things. This book takes that philosophy to children and parents. I see some serious problems as a parenting philosophy and the amount of guilt that might fall on parents and kids. I keep thinking this is the parenting version of this book. You will have great kids if you just BELIEVE it and wish only positive outcomes.