"As a psychologist it has become clear to me that positive thinking is at the heart of happiness," said Alexandra Barzvi, Ph.D. "There are many things in this world we can't control, but our thoughts are not one of them. In fact, how we think directly effects how we feel and what we do. Who Invented Lemonade? will help you examine your thoughts and look for other ways to explain and understand your life, the world and others." It will inspire people to see they have a choice in every situation. They have the choice to see lemons, and the choice to see lemonade. The choice to have a positive perspective is theirs.
This motivational story features a young boy named Billy who is filled with curiosity about the world around him. He asks questions about everything and everyone; he acts upon his observations rather than passively accepting them. The book follows Billy through his journey to find out who invented lemonade, and at the same time teaches readers how to invent it themselves. Shaw believes that "this book will open people's consciousness to the notion that success - both personally and professionally - involves taking risks, keeping an open mind, and realizing the power of intention and perspective.
"This book complements the positive work my colleagues and I do everyday with kids at the NYU Child Study Center," said Dr. Barzvi. "So I am thrilled that a portion of the book's proceeds will su
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