Saturday, March 16, 2019

Review: The Greatest Salesman in the World

The Greatest Salesman in the World The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino
My rating: 4 of 5 stars



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17 Quotes from The Greatest Salesman in the World.

  1. I will form good habits and become their slave.
  2. I will greet this day with love in my heart.
  3. I will greet this day with love, and I will succeed.
  4. I will persist until I succeed.
  5. If I persist long enough I will win.
  6. I am nature’s greatest miracle.
  7. I will win, and I will become a great salesman, for I am unique. I am nature’s greatest miracle.
  8. I will live this day as if it is my last. And what shall I do with this last precious
  9. Today I will be master of my emotions. The tides advance; the tides recede. Winter goes
  10. If I feel depressed I will sing. If I feel sad I will laugh. If I feel ill I will double my labor. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice. If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come. If I feel incompetent I will remember past success. If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals. Today I will be master of my emotions.
  11. If I become overconfident I will recall my failures. If I overindulge I will think of past hungers. If I feel complacency I will remember my competition. If I enjoy moments of greatness I will remember moments of shame. If I feel all-powerful I will try to stop the wind. If I attain great wealth I will remember one unfed mouth. If I become overly proud I will remember a moment of weakness. If I feel my skill is unmatched I will look at the stars. Today I will be master of my emotions.
  12. Today I control my destiny, and my destiny is to become the greatest salesman in the world! I will become master of myself. I will become great.
  13. I will laugh at the world.
  14. I will smile and my digestion will improve; I will chuckle and my burdens will be lightened; I will laugh and my life will be lengthened for this is the great secret of long life and now it is mine.
  15. Today I will multiply my value a hundredfold.
  16. This is the time. This is the place. I am the man. I will act now.
  17. I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words again an again and again

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Review: Why we get fat

A great book about how our body works in relation to accumulation of fat tissue. Basically the books explains why counting calories and exercise don't make you loose fat, at least directly. The way our body burns fat is when is in a ketosis state that you can achieve when not eating sugars and carbs.
See ketogenic diet for more information.