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Take control
Janke, Michael A., 1968-
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Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : Madison Books, [2000]

Physical Description:
viii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Central Library BF632 .J36 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A guide to mastering life through cultivating the art of self-discipline demonstrates how to develop physical, mental, and spiritual discipline to increase personal performance.



THE POWER OF CONTROL Man is still responsible. He mast turn the alloy of modern experience into the steel of mastery and character. His success lies not with the stars, but with himself He must carry on the fight of self-correction and discipline. -Frank Curtis Williams In today's world, having a stress-filled daily schedule is normal to most people. It seems that we have a million things to do and only a short rime in which to do them. Most people want to improve their health, relationship, financial state, and quality of life, but fail to realize that the answer lies within. The only answer to gaining control of our lives in this day and age is harnessing the power of self-discipline, building your self-esteem, and realizing you have the power of choice. To see this ability in ourselves and live by these means is very difficult for many people. It is so easy, so enticing, so utterly pleasurable to let our minds toil and hide in everyday tasks. We decide to shut our eyes to the possibility of having more or leading a higher quality life, and we settle on the reality of our day-to-day conditions and circumstances. It is the plight of the everyday lamb, who fails to notice that inside lurks a predator of success. For some people, it takes nothing more than reading and understanding this concept, and for others it takes much more. Thus begins your first step in a long journey. Throughout this book you will learn many powerful techniques to help you understand and develop the Excerpted from Take Control: Master the Art of Self-Discipline and Change Your Life Forever by Michael Anthony Janke All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
1 The Power of Controlp. 1
2 Controlling Destiny: The Mastery of Goal Managementp. 19
3 The Art of Personal Managementp. 33
4 The Battle of the Brainp. 57
5 Physical Discipline: The Fight for the Bodyp. 81
6 Nutritional Warfarep. 115
7 Professional Disciplinep. 141
8 100 Secrets of Power Livingp. 167
Appendix A Words of Wisdomp. 193
Appendix B Recommended Reading and Additional Sourcesp. 219
Indexp. 235
About the Authorp. 239

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