Samira Bashout Psych 3 07/29/2010 Self-Help Book Review “Wish It, Dream It, Do It” by, Leslie Levine is a book that has 52-step guide, one week at a time, to help a person accomplish their dreams. This book encourages you to focus on your goals, figure out strategies on achieving those goals, overcoming obstacles that delay your achievements, and staying inspired to do so. At this point in my life, I feel that I am on the wrong path and I need some correct guidance on helping myself figure out what exactly I wish to achieve.
Continuing on with these simple steps, I hope to get a clear understanding about what I truly desire and seeing many of my dreams come true. Leslie Levine makes it clear and easy to understand every step. After each chapter, there are exercises for you to do on your own to practice, experiment, ask and affirm. This approach focuses on what’s inside, what moves you, makes you happy, and drives you to become a whole and authentic individual. The promises that are met are easy to complete.
She has you set realistic goals for ones self and encourages you to accomplish them every week. Once a goal has been reached, she advices you to reward yourself. It’s a good way to feel good and know that you’re headed in the right direction to a better life. Levine has earned her B. A. in English/Humanities, M. S. in technical writing, and an M. B. A. in marketing. She is also a writer, speaker, and public relations professional who has written three nonfiction books and currently working on a novel.
She has appeared on many different television shows and magazines promotion her books and going in to detail about how simple these steps are to better yourself and making your dreams become a reality. Here are few reviews that some readers have said about her book: “It can seem like a long road from dreaming it to doing it, but Leslie Levine provides a blueprint in baby steps. She urges the reader to imagine a fulfilling path and then points the way. ” – Brad Herzog, author of States of Mind. Here is the perfect guide to help you get clear about what you want and to realize your most heartfelt dream. Read this book, follow its potent process, and success is assured. ” – Marcia Wieder, author of Making Your Dreams Come True. Inspiration and technique in writing this book came from Leslie’s own personal experience. She started writing down bits and pieces of simple goals to achieve each week in a journal. This helped her realize that anything she desires could happen if you have a little patience and proper guidance.
After a few months of seeing progress, Levine had the idea of forming a “Wish It” group with friends. Sharing dreams and accomplishments with loved ones is a perfect way to provide support to one another as each member works toward achieving their uniquely personal dreams. After completing the initial year of self-searching and accomplishment, Leslie decided to share her experiences with everyone and wrote this book, “Wish It, Dream It, Do It. ” Embrace your imperfection is a chapter based on how you view yourself with poor judgment.
As you work to turn what you want into what is yours, strive to recognize that there is no such thing as a perfect person. Therefore, your goal should not be to become the best but the best you can be. The difference lies in your ability to focus on your strengths, not someone else’s. Her mean focus is achieving your absolute desire in life by providing the will power and guidance to do so. As a teenagers planning to begin my road toward success or even the elderly seeking happiness later in life, Wish It, Dream It, Do It is absolutely for everyone.
After all, everyone has wishes and dreams but often lack direction on how to practically and realistically make their hopes become reality. Levine’s workbook provides the means to develop that direction as well as kick in the motivation to take those small steps that add up to a long, successful journey. I have yet to try these simple steps but I will not ignore them. This book has opened up my eyes to a brighter future for me and making any dream possible. It can truly change your life, your future, and help you manifest a new reality.