Seeing Lessons: 14 Life Secrets I've Learned Along the Way

Seeing Lessons: 14 Life Secrets I've Learned Along the Way

by Tom Sullivan

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Praise for Seeing Lessons

"Tom Sullivan's inspiring story and the life lessons that he shares can help you live your own life with more passion, clarity, and meaning. I know you will find Seeing Lessons to be a great read."
-Jack Nicklaus

"What makes this book stimulating is the feeling that the author is speaking with you, not at you. Soon you find yourself looking at commonplace things in a slightly different light. Before long you are relating his stories to your own stories-and seeing them with a new perspective and rekindled enthusiasm. Tom Sullivan's passion is contagious."
-Betty White

"With Seeing Lessons, Tom Sullivan is truly a gift that keeps on giving as he shares the joys, passions, frustrations, and even the pain of a life lived to the fullest-undaunted by challenges few of us can even imagine. I want my children to read this book, absorb its message, and pass it along to their children."
-former Senator Bill Brock

"Seeing Lessons is an inspired book offering simple steps to improving your life and being the best person you can be. This is one book that will forever change the way you think about life and living."
-Joseph J. Luciani, Ph.D.
author of Self-Coaching

"In Seeing Lessons, Tom Sullivan not only teaches me things about myself and about life I didn't know, but he offers possibilities for corporations to reach for the higher ground in the way they do business."
-Peter Coors
Chairman, Coors Brewing Company

"This book not only teaches life lessons that are important to all of us but would prompt all of my players to be better athletes-and more important, better people."
-Mike Shanahan
Coach, Denver Broncos

"In this inspiring book, Tom Sullivan opens his heart and mind to all that blesses and surrounds him. You can do it too. Read this book."
-Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D.
author of Optimal Thinking: How to Be Your Best Self

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470247389
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/10/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 679 KB

About the Author

TOM SULLIVAN is the author of eight books, including his bestselling autobiography, If You Could See What I Hear, which was made into a motion picture. A highly successful motivational speaker and consultant, he was recently a guest on Oprah, discussing how we can overcome adversity. Sullivan was a special correspondent for Good Morning America and has been seen in numerous television series and films.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Prologue.

LIFE SECRET #1.

Live Your Life with All Your Common Senses.

Be Completely Aware.

A Marvelous Run.

The Synergy of the Senses.

Turn Up Your Senses’ Volume.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #2.

Live a Life of Interdependence.

A Story of Snow and Love.

What Is Interdependence? My Story.

Domestic Interdependence.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #3.

Grow Stronger through Your Turning Points.

The Miracle of 13.

What Are Your Turning Points?

A Writer’s Life.

A Nation’s Turning Point.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #4.

Turn Your Disadvantages into Advantages through Self-Worth.

Wrestling for Self-Worth.

Affirm Your Spirit.

An Inspiring Story.

Leadership.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #5.

Live with Pride.

Singing Out.

What Pride Means.

Life Is a Marathon.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #6.

Love People.

Miracle Workers.

Giving on a Fast Track.

Sharing.

Find Your Gifts.

Grow Younger.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #7.

Live with Purpose.

Who Are You Going to Be?

Life’s Purpose.

Finding My Calling.

Spiritual Purpose.

This Hour, This Day.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #8.

Live with Passion.

Golf as a Passionate Process.

Can You Be Too Passionate?

My Son and I.

Passions, Joys, Risks, and Rewards.

Your Best Self.

What Helen Keller Taught Me.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #9.

Take a Second Look—Living with Labels.

Life As Blindy.

Labels and Ugliness.

The Lessons of Music and Dr. King.

What Muhammad Ali Taught Me.

Beauty and the Blind Guy.

Labels and Global Crisis.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #10.

Face Your Fear Factor.

Where Does Your Fear Come From?

Go for It!

Redeeming Myself on National TV.

Growing Up.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #11.

Challenge Is the Pathway to Opportunity.

Losing in Order to Gain.

Gut Checks.

Opportunities of the Spirit.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #12.

Take a Leap of Faith.

Bungee Jumping into Life.

Keep the Faith on Life’s Stage.

Fidelity, Faith, and Love.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #13.

Create a Life Plan.

Chase Your Dreams.

Abundance and Your Life Plan.

What Do You Want?

Manage Your Time.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

LIFE SECRET #14.

Trust Your Basic Instincts.

What Is Your Basic Instinct?

The Instinct of Love.

Instinct and Decisions.

Seeing Lessons Reflections and Exercises.

EPILOGUE.

As I See It.

Index.

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