Book Review-Life Without Limits..

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Published on July 23, 2014

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PowerPoint Presentation: Book Review ‘ Life Without Limits ’ By Nick Vijuicic About the author – Nick Vujicic: About the author – Nick Vujicic Nick Vujicic : born 4 December 1982 is an Australian motivational speaker born with tetra- amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs. At the age of 17, started his own non-profit organization, Life Without Limbs. Vujicic graduated at the age of 21 with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a double major in accountancy and financial planning. Having addressed over 3 million people in over 44 countries on five continents, he speaks to corporate audiences, congregations and schools. Married Kanae Miyahara in 2012 and has a son Kiyoshi Vujicic About the book: About the book Comprises of 12 chapters in a 350 pages book. Each chapter is devoted to one of the below attributes: A powerful sense of purpose Strong hope Faith in God and the infinite possibilities Love and self-acceptance Attitude with altitude A courageous spirit Willingness to change A trusting heart Hunger for opportunities The ability to assess risks and to laugh at life A mission to serve others first The author is offering this book for sharing God’s love with us PowerPoint Presentation: If You Can’t Get a Miracle, Become One Please take a moment to think about any limitations you’ve placed on your life or that you’ve allowed others to place on it. When Nick was born, his parents were hurt and deepened with despair. As Nick was growing he felt helpless, rejected and a burden for others until he met Daniel, 18 months old. Nick says, “ I know for certain that God does not make mistakes, but he does make miracles. I am one. You are too.” PowerPoint Presentation: No Arms, No Legs, No Limits At the age of 10 filled with negative thoughts, he tried to end his own life in a bath tub. Nick has thought that will he ever get married, have a kid and lead a happy life Imagine what you can dream and go for it. Expect challenges and welcome them as character building exercises. PowerPoint Presentation: Full Assurance in the Heart Faith: Substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. It is the full assurance in the heart that even without arms and legs, I can build a wonderful life. Nick quotes, Norman Vincent Peale once said, “ Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark your life seems to be, raise your sights and see the possibilities. Always see them, for they are always there .” Nick says , “I encourage you to accept that you may not be able to see a path right now, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. Have faith, your story is still waiting to unfold, and I know it will be incredible!” PowerPoint Presentation: Love the Perfectly Imperfect You Finding your purpose is the first important step to living a life without limits. A uthor Elisabeth Ross said, “ They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within .” Self acceptance : When I was 7 years old, I went home after one particularly cruel day of rejection and disappointment; spent hours staring into my mirror. No arms, no legs, no worries. Nick tells, “ I love you just as you are. You are beautiful to me.” Celebrate Your You- niqueness PowerPoint Presentation: Attitude Is Altitude William James, who taught at Harvard University, said that one of the greatest discoveries of his generation was the realization that by changing our attitudes, we can change our lives. Negative: I will never get over this. I can’t take this anymore Positive: This too will pass. I got this far, better days are ahead . An attitude of gratitude Attitudes An attitude of action An attitude of empathy An attitude of forgiveness PowerPoint Presentation: Armless But Not Harmless No arms, no legs, no fear Fight with Chuky during his school days, was because of his childish fears. Psychologists say most fears are learned. We are born with only 2 instinctive fears: fear of loud noises and fear of being dropped. What if I fail? What if I’m not good enough? What if they laugh at me? What if I’m turned down? What if I can’t keep up with my successes? F.E.A.R. False Evidence Appearing Real PowerPoint Presentation: Don’t Let Your Face Plant Grow Roots Nick’s formula for success, “Fall seven times, stand up eight”. About his friend David who wanted to start a golf course. Success may not come without pain Do your best, God will do the rest! Four valuable lessons failure gives us: 1. It is a great teacher 2. It builds character 3. It motivates you 4. It helps to appreciate PowerPoint Presentation: The New Bloke in the Bushes There are 2 types of changes, We can’t control the first, but we can and should control the second. When 12 years old, Nick and his family moves to California, United States. Nick encourages us to embrace change that elevates our life 1. Change that happens to us 2 . Change that happens within us PowerPoint Presentation: Trust Others, More or Less Building a relationship is like building a savings account; you can’t expect to take anything out of it if you haven’t put something into it. “People skills” is a widely used term but is rarely well defined. We all like to think we have great people skills Primary people skills include the ability to: Read emotions and moods Listening to understand Assess, comprehend, and react to nonverbal signals from others Navigate any social setting or gathering Bond quickly with others Turn on the charm in any situation Practice tact and self-control Demonstrate care for others with actions Two is always better than one. If one falls, his friend can help him up. Mentors, Role models, Fellow Travelers PowerPoint Presentation: An Equal Opportunity Hugger Nick says that the body God gave him is in many ways a great and wondrous gift. Can you acknowledge that your own blessings may also be in disguise? For every opportunity that comes your way, write down the pros and cons and evaluate how each measures up to the values, principles, and goals you’ve chosen for your life. Then try to envision what will happen if you walk through the door, and what will happen if you close it instead. Albert Einstein said that in the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity PowerPoint Presentation: The Ridiculous Rules Nick’s favorite quote: “ Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ” “Someday” mentality. Someday I’ll have all the money I need so I can enjoy life. Someday I’ll be able to spend more time with my family. Someday I’ll have time to relax and do what I love doing. Two ridiculous rules: Ridiculous Risk (Danger of trying/danger of not trying) Ridiculous Fun ( good feeling comes when work and play become one) PowerPoint Presentation: Chapter 12: Make Giving Your Mission You shouldn’t expect beneficial from being generous or supportive to others, but good deeds can lead to surprising rewards. So if you don’t have a friend, be a friend. If you are having a bad day, make someone else’s day. If your feelings are hurt, heal those of another. After the terrible earthquake in Haiti in 2010, the American Red Cross quickly set up a program for people to help right away. They made it possible to donate 10 dollars by taking a cell phone and texting “HAITI” to the number 90999. PowerPoint Presentation: Conclusion Living without limits means knowing that you always have something to give, something that might ease the burden of others. Even small kindnesses and a few dollars can have a powerful impact . Hope it is CLEAR ( C ourage, L eadership, E xcellence, A ttitude and R espect) PowerPoint Presentation: References: From the book ‘Life without limits’ by Nick Vujicic From the website www.lifewithoutlimbs.org From the website www.attitudeisaltitude.com From www.youtube.com by search Nick Vujicic From the facebook profile Nick Vujicic , public figure The author’s website:    http://www.nickvujicic.com/

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