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The Art of Taking Action

Post by Protobuilder » Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:32 am

I thought that I would drop this here because a lot of you have read Constructive Living, which has been discussed in several previous threads.

'The Art of Taking Action' by Gregg Krech is sort of like Constructive Living II in that it discusses the same ideas. A lot of stuff from Morita, some from Naikan and Kaizen and practical examples. I don't really want to compare them but if you thought CL was a bit too theoretical, this may appeal to you as the examples related to procrastination and stress are fairly straightforward. If you loved CL, this may be a bit simplistic and you won't get a lot out of it. I liked both and recommend this.

http://www.amazon.com/Art-Taking-Action ... ing+action
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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:48 pm

Thanks.

Will check it out.
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:39 pm

I picked this up in epub but haven't read it yet.

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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:24 pm

Like it so far. As Terry says, Constructive Living 401 level.
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Re: The Art of Taking Action

Post by nafod » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:28 pm

Blaidd Drwg wrote:Like it so far. As Terry says, Constructive Living 401 level.
I'm procrastinating on getting it

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Re: The Art of Taking Action

Post by TerryB » Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:24 pm

It takes two volumes to figure out how to do things?
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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:08 pm

IKR?

It's like someone lurking strength and bulk boards for years and yet still barely nudging 2 bills.
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Post by TerryB » Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:51 pm

Beastly!
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:58 am

My new forum will be "Hint of Pec"

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Re: The Art of Taking Action

Post by Protobuilder » Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:00 pm

Blaidd Drwg wrote:IKR?

It's like someone lurking strength and bulk boards for years and yet still barely nudging 2 bills.
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Re: The Art of Taking Action

Post by TerryB » Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:38 pm

So, what were we saying about this book?
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