The Secret Society
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The Secret Society

If you are what you eat, then you are most certainly what you read.

The information you digest can be even more important than the food you consume!

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Many years ago, I attended a business seminar. The speaker told us, “In five years from now, you may find yourself in the same position except for two things: will the people you associate with and the books you read.” Five years later, I continued buying new books and attending quarterly seminars. I was still in the same business and surprisingly not any richer. Some people I knew from the same business had made it, but it never worked for me, so I quit.

The one thing that I took from it was the aspect of personal development. I may have not been richer financially but have continued to read on!

They say, “show me your friends and I will show you yourself.” Good books are just like good friends — they make you who you are and do so much more. They…

- Motivate

- Inspire

- Help you forgive

- Teach you to love

- Teach you to believe in yourself

- Teach you resilience

- Help you understand both yourself and others

- Allow you to become a better version of yourself

When I look back, there’s no way I could have faced life’s trials and tribulations without the help of my so-called “friends.” So, when you feel you have nowhere to turn, take a breath and turn pages instead.

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