Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. We are in charge of our attitudes. Hare, Dale Carnegie advises us on how we can cultivate and nurture crucial personality traits that will let is create a more fulfilling and satisfying life for ourselves. Self-confidence Enthusiasm An ability to set and achieve goals A positive self-image Self-motivation A positive attitude Courage The capacity to bounce back Most of us spend one-third of our life sleeping, at least one-third of it working on our careers or taking care of our families. The balance is spent in recreational, cultural or religious pursuits or just lolling around. Too many people live dull drab lives, tiling in unsatisfying jobs and using what free time they have in unrewarding pursuits. This book discusses the reason we fall into these traps and provides pointers to help overcome problems and move forward to a better, more productive and more satisfying life.