Part I of the collection Improving Personality. An Inspirational Guide to Effective Self-development is called Developing Your Potential and consists of five separate thematic volumes. The first - How to Be Happy - will help you find direction. You will learn about definitions of happiness as the first step in making a conscious decision about what is most important in your life. You will gain access to reserves of energy that you never knew existed. The second volume - How to Explore Your Capabilities - will reveal humankind's vast horizons and illustrate how they gradually expanded even farther. It will strengthen a belief that every human being, yourself included, has incredible potential that is waiting to be uncovered and developed. It also teaches you how to engage your subconscious in the process of self-improvement. Volume Three - How to Learn About Yourself - will equip you with the tools to evaluate your own personality traits, including temperament, character, strengths and weaknesses. The fourth volume - How to Develop Your Self-Esteem - will show you how to build a positive self-concept to aid you in achieving your goals. The fifth volume - How to Find Overarching Values - will show you how a value system works and how it influences project implementation and the feeling of happiness.
If you feel that the time has come for self-development and you are ready to accept this challenge, the first part of the collection will help you prepare the right conditions for positive change. It will give you direction and a solid foundation for further efforts, increasing your chances of achieving life satisfaction.
exercises (in the sections: Food for Thought) 37
summary of the key ideas in each section: Remember: 35
biographical notes on the individuals mentioned in the publication: 179
index of persons and concepts
sources and inspirations: 211