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Power of Good News

by Hal Urban

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PUBLISHED: 25th May 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781523092789
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  • Hardcover
    $27.38
PUBLISHED: 25th May 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781523092789

Publisher Description

The media's bias toward stories of conflict, violence, and division is bad for your health. In this book, Hal Urban shows how to find the positive and uplifting all around us. The news media thrives on bad news. In recent years, the political climate has become vitriolic and divisive, our country seems more polarized than ever, and news feels inescapable because technology has significantly increased its reach. People who like to stay informed need a lift. Most people are aware that what they eat greatly impacts their physical health: junk food is bad, vegetables are good. Hal Urban argues that we can nourish our minds by choosing how we consume news, and that when we surrender all that choice to media and external forces, we give up our growth, freedom, and mental health. Countless signs of progress and acts of kindness exist all around the world if you know where to look. And there are positive aspects in our own lives--family, friends, simple beauties, and everyday generosities--that we take for granted. This book helps readers understand that, as the late Zig Ziglar said, You are what you are because of what goes into your mind.

Author Biography

Hal Urban is an author, speaker, and award-winning teacher of thirty-six years at San Carlos and Woodside High Schools and at his alma mater, the University of San Francisco. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in history and a doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco, and he has done post-graduate study in the psychology of peak performance at Stanford University. Since 1992, Dr. Urban has traveled more than 2 million miles while speaking nationally and internationally on positive character traits and their relationship to the quality of life. He has authored seven books, all with an emphasis on good character. His first book, Life's Greatest Lessons , was selected by Writer's Digest as the Inspirational Book of the Year and has sold 100,000 copies.

Product Details

Author
Hal Urban
Language
English
Year
2021
ISBN-10
1523092785
ISBN-13
9781523092789
Audience
General/Trade
Subtitle
Feeding Your Mind with Whats Good for Your Heart
Format
Hardcover
Short Title
The Power of Good News 
Pages
192
Publisher
Berrett-koehler Publishers
Publication Date
2021-05-25
UK Release Date
2021-05-25
Country of Publication
United States
AU Release Date
2021-05-25
NZ Release Date
2021-05-25
US Release Date
2021-05-25