You Learn By Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life
Harper Collins, 2011 M04 26 - 224 pages
From one of the world’s most celebrated and admired public figures, a wise and intimate book on how to get the most of out life.
Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each new thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.
Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the world’s best loved and most admired public figures, offers a wise and intimate guide on how to overcome fears, embrace challenges as opportunities, and cultivate civic pride: You Learn by Living. A crucial precursor to better-living guides like Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening or Robert Persig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, as well as political memoirs such as John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage, the First Lady’s illuminating manual of personal exploration resonates with the timeless power to change lives.
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The vast majority of them contain questions that run the gamut from the personal
problems that beset us all to the world problems that, now and henceforth, also
beset us all. What these letters add up to is this: What have you learned from life ...
... long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends
until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Hyde
Park January, 1960 1 Learning to Learn ONE of the most intriguing questions.
Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life Eleanor Roosevelt. 1 Learning to Learn
ONE of the most intriguing questions that comes to me Learning to Learn.
ONE of the most intriguing questions that comes to me in the mail is: “How did
you plan your career and how did you prepare for it?” I always feel perfectly
inadequate to answer this because I never planned a career and never prepared
It was rather exciting to have these questions come to my mind as I read and I
can remember now how pleased I was when she would ask me to leave my
paper with her and later return it with the comment, “Well thought out, but have
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At the end of You Learn by Living, Eleanor Roosevelt writes that she feels that her book advice for personal growth and fulfillment boils down to a handful of principles. It is always helpful to successfully complete smaller steps that carry you gradually towards a larger goal. There are more clearly defined objectives, it will be defined between steps achieved and made visible. that motivates incredible.