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Inspirational Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast. I’d like to start today by introducing to you our new sponsor for the month of August. As you probably know, we all spend about a third of our lives in bed. So, it’s important that we do everything possible to make that time more relaxing, healthy, and rejuvenating. That’s why the Inspirational Living...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Pathway of Roses by Christian D. Larson, published in 1912. We have looked far and wide for the remedies to our problems, but in our search...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of wearable inspiration for a better world. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Essays of an Optimist by John William Kaye, published in 1870. I AM growing old. And according to all received opinions, I ought not to like it at all. I ought...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from New Thought Healing Made Plain by Kate Atkinson Boehme, published in 1918. Several years ago I was greatly impressed by an article written by Professor William James...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Character Building by Booker T. Washington, published in 1902. THERE ARE QUITE A NUMBER OF DIVISIONS into which life can be divided, but for the purposes of today’s...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Essays On Work and Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie, published in 1898. A complete, well-rounded, person is so uncommon that when they appear, they are looked upon...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Personal Efficiency by James Samuel Knox, published in 1920. The great need of every nation, the great human need, is for a vision of a larger life...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from “Success Through Thought Habit” by Benjamin Johnson, published in 1908. To the person earnestly seeking success, nothing seems more difficult to accept and understand than the advice...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Laugh and Live by Douglas Fairbanks, published in 1917. A healthy and robust personality is the fulfillment of self-development—physically, mentally, and spiritually. But all robust personalities are not healthy,...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Philosophy of Long Life by Jean Finot, published in 1908. The world is led, not only by ideas, but above all by words. It is sometimes only necessary...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from How to Develop Your Will Power by Clare Tree Major, published in 1920. SELF-CONTROL is emotional control. Like all forces inherent in human nature, the emotional forces...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Keys to Success by B.C. Forbes, published in 1918. Nobody can hand you a ready-made key to open the door of success. You must fashion your own key and...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the work of Helen Keller, who despite being both deaf and blind, lived a life of unbridled optimism and accomplishment. The test of all beliefs is their practical effect...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Power of Awareness, by Neville Goddard, published in 1954. Humanity’s chief delusion is its conviction that there are causes other than our own state of consciousness. All that...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from a speech that President Teddy Roosevelt delivered in Paris, France in 1910. As a country grows, its leaders of thought and of action grope their way forward to a...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from a book of essays by Stephen Paget, published in 1911. THIS much I remember of Aristotle, that he calls Wonder the beginning of the love of Wisdom....

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from: Your Right to Be Happy, by Frank & Marion Van Eps, published in 1922. "About nothing be anxious." THESE words from the Apostle Paul are not in...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from: The Psychology of Persuasion, by William Macpherson, published in 1920. Humanity has been described as a reasoning animal; and everyone likes to think that the description applies to them....

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Concentration: The Key to Constructive Thought by C. W. Kyle, published in 1910. The supreme lesson of life is that of self-realization. You are living in a world of...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from “Memory: How to Develop, Train, and Use It” by William Walker Atkinson, published in 1919. Before the memory can be stored with sight impressions— before the mind can recollect...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Compensation”, published in 1841. A state of POLARITY, or action and reaction, is something that we meet in every part of nature; in darkness and light;...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the book Your Forces and How to Use Them by Christian D. Larson, published in 1910. Every word that is spoken exercises a power in your personal life, and that...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from the essay Optimism by Helen Keller, who despite being both deaf and blind, lived a life of unbridled optimism and accomplishment. Could we choose our environment, and were desire in...

Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Way of Peace by James Allen, published in 1907. It is said that Michelangelo saw in every rough block of stone a thing of beauty awaiting the master-hand...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Wonders of Life by Ida Luella Rettinghouse Lyon, published in 1910. Someone has said that without life the universe would be wasted. But without consciousness, life...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Visit them online at BookofZen.com. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Power of Purpose by William George Jordan, published in 1910. Some people like to wander in the cemetery of their past errors, to reread the old...

Podcast Transcript: Listen to episode 54 of the Inspirational Living podcast: Spiritual Growth & The Limits of Friendship. Adapted from the book Friendship by Hugh Black. Friendship at its very best and purest has limits. At its beginning, it seems to have no conditions, and to be capable of endless development. In the first flush of a new-born friendship, it seems almost an insult...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. Today’s podcast has been edited and adapted from The Wonders of Life by Ida Luella Rettinghouse Lyon, published in 1866. Life holds for everyone some different meaning. Out of its great storehouse of treasures, every person endeavors to secure that...

Podcast Transcript: Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, brought to you in part by Book of Zen, makers of inspirational fashion and gift ideas. I’d like to start today’s podcast by thanking all of our listeners and subscribers. When we started this podcast in December, we didn’t know how many people would be interested in our adaptations of classic inspirational works. But every month...