Summary of The Promise

Never Have a Negative Thought Again

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The Promise book summary
Use this distress-eradication tactic to overhaul negative thinking patterns and have a more fulfilling life.


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Psychologist, therapist and stress-management consultant, Graham W. Price based his self-help manual on case studies from his therapy practice. He offers life-management strategies and helpful suggestions for anyone trying to offload the self-limiting burden of negative thought patterns, worry, anxiety and fear. Price provides a straightforward, upbeat – though repetitive – approach. He believes that if you follow his four-step “positive acceptance,” or “pacceptance” method, you can change your life for the better. getAbstract recommends Price’s program – which requires commitment – to those interested in self-help and New Age psychological ideas.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to change unproductive thinking and lead a happier and more fulfilling life,
  • How to move on from the past, and
  • How to choose a better life and live it.


“Positive Acceptance”
Any moment of any day can cause frustration, distress and anger. Small changes in your plans can become irksome all out of proportion to the event. You want to take a bike ride but have a flat tire; you stub your toe on the bathroom door, and the like. The unhappiness...
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About the Author

Graham W. Price, psychologist, executive coach, trainer and stress-management consultant, developed Acceptance-Action Therapy and Acceptance-Action Training.

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