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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

By Dale Carnegie
19-minute read
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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948) is a self-help classic that outlines clearly why worrying is bad for you and what you can do about it. With tools and techniques to put to action, as well as a wealth of examples and anecdotes to back up its recommendations, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living can help you worry less today.

  • Anyone who wants to worry less
  • Anyone who wants to deal better with their worries when they occur
  • Anyone who feels his or her kindness goes unthanked

Dale Carnegie is the quintessential self-help author. His 1936 bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People is still a popular title and has sold 15 million copies. He wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living because he felt he was ”one of the unhappiest lads in New York” due to excessive worrying, and wanted to find out how to stop.

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