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The Secret
The Secret
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. — In this book, you'll learn how to use The Secret in ev...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781582701707
ISBN-10: 1582701709
Publication Date: 11/28/2006
Pages: 198
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 509 ratings
Publisher: Beyond Words
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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Snowball7470 avatar reviewed The Secret on + 129 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 29
This book is an excellent introduction to The Law of Attraction and to the science of thoughts and feelings attracting what we experience in life. It has many respected authors and teachers quoted and gives a few ideas of how to use the information. I felt it fell short on offering very many practical applications though. Esther and Jerry Hicks have written: The Law of Attraction and Ask and it is Given and both those books go deeper into practical application. Another very practical book is Quantum Success by Sandra Anne Taylor. The Secret is an excellent introduction or reminder but you will want to read more deeper books on the subject in order to fully make The Law of Attraction work for you!
reviewed The Secret on + 78 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 25
This book was the biggest disappointment ever! I heard from a friend that it was the book to read, it is not. She quotes other people & then tells you what it means, are you kidding? I haven't seen the dvd maybe I'm missing something. Bottom line think it and you can get it, really? I am a huge believe in the power of a great attitude and positive thinking but not to make me rich, thin & beautiful (those are supposedly the things you can get, which are the only things that make you happy, right?) if those are what you are looking for you are looking for the wrong things for the wrong reasons. If you want to be a better person there are lots of great books that can help you get what you want, try Covey, Sarah Ban Breathnach, or even Zigler. Hope her millions $$ make her happy...
reviewed The Secret on + 153 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 20
The Secret is, don't waste your time reading this book. I was so disappointed because I heard such great things about it. But it didn't tell me anything I didn't already know and don't believe in.
Kairbear avatar reviewed The Secret on
Helpful Score: 14
I've been practicing the methods described in this book for awhile now. It's a challenge at first, but, if you keep at it, and "remember to remember", it can be life changing.
gdcleary avatar reviewed The Secret on + 21 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 14
I just don't understand what the big deal is about this book. It is just a bunch of stuff that is supposed to be inspirational. The secret is that the author made millions on this book. It didn't give me any information that I didn't already know or have read before. I guess if we take the information literally if we all want it bad enough then we can all be miltimillionaire, super models with no cares in the world. Lesson learned: If Oprah speaks everybody bombards and purchases. (At least she is getting people to read) Glad this book was given to me!
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reviewed The Secret on + 7 more book reviews
Very inspirational.
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I listen to this 3 times. Makes a person think about life.
Very interesting to look at things in a different way. Enjoyed it very much.
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Life changing for me. i listen to it in the car most days and find I am more grateful, positive. opptomistic, and kind. I skip over the minute or two I don't completely agree with, and find no conflict between these ideas and my life as a Christian, and someone who cares about others' lives. I the audio version is what works best as a positive reminder each day to follow the Law of Attraction.
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I actually listened to this on CD. I would like to acquire if for my personal collection. It was motivational and uplifting with a positive message. I believe we have the power to create our own experiences and The Secret provides assistance with maintaining a positive outlook.
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This is a great book. Everyone should read.
weatheredstone avatar reviewed The Secret on
When you're down about one thing or another, everyone keeps telling you to "Just think positively," but they seldom say more on the matter...

The Holy Bible states, "...whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."

Buddha said, "All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him."


It's all around us from as far back as we can remember to present and yet we've heard it so many times it's become nothing more than a novel idea. Yet even though it is seemingly intangible, a myth for happiness- all around us are people we view as superior, they have more money than us, they're healthier than us, they have found loving soul mates and have formed those amazing relationships only depicted on the big screen or in stories concerning people that are not you. But those are the people that know the secret to happiness. You're not that lucky, or so you think. But the simple truth of the matter is this:

"If you think you can you will. If you think you can't you're right."

This book is a must read as far as I'm concerned. I've never before heard it put in terms so easy to understand. The Secret is literally the secret to happiness- there's nothing more to it. This is a manual that helps you change your way of thinking and for the better.

For me, the most shocking part about this book is discovering all the times you actually used The Secret without having ever realized it. And in turn discovering that The Secret is a real thing and yes, it really works.

Go and know that you are blessed.


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