“The Complete Game of Life and How to Play It” is a classic self-help book written by Florence Scovel Shinn. The book has been updated by Laura Berman Fortgang and Chris Gentry, who have provided a modern perspective on Shinn’s teachings. The book is designed to help readers understand the game of life and how to play it in a way that brings joy, fulfillment, and success.
Part 1: The Basics of the Game
The first part of the book introduces readers to the basic principles of the game of life. Shinn believed that life is like a game, and that we are all players in this game. She emphasized the importance of understanding the rules of the game and playing by them in order to succeed.
One of the key principles of the game of life is the power of thought. Shinn believed that our thoughts create our reality, and that we can use the power of our thoughts to create the life we want. She taught readers how to use affirmations and visualizations to manifest their desires and overcome negative thinking patterns.
Part 2: Mastering the Game
The second part of the book focuses on mastering the game of life. Shinn believed that we all have a unique purpose and destiny, and that it is our responsibility to discover and fulfill that purpose. She encouraged readers to listen to their intuition and inner guidance, and to take inspired action towards their goals.
Shinn also emphasized the importance of living in alignment with our true selves. She believed that when we are true to ourselves and follow our own path. We can achieve true success and fulfillment.
Part 3: Advanced Play
The final part of the book covers advanced play in the game of life. This section is design for readers who have already master the basic principles and are ready to take their game to the next level.
Shinn taught readers how to use spiritual principles to achieve success and fulfillment. She encouraged readers to cultivate a strong connection with the divine. And to use this connection to manifest their desires and overcome obstacles.
Shinn also discussed the importance of gratitude and forgiveness in the game of life. She believed that when we are grateful for what we have and forgive those who have wronged us. We open ourselves up to greater abundance and success.
“The Complete Game of Life and How to Play It” is a timeless classic. That offers valuable insights into the game of life. Shinn’s teachings are as relevant today as they were when she first wrote about them. The updated version of the book by Fortgang and Gentry provides a modern perspective. That makes the teachings accessible to a new generation of readers.
Overall, this book is highly recommend for anyone who wants to understand the game of life. And learn how to play it in a way that brings joy, fulfillment, and success. Whether you are new to self-help or have been on the path for years. “The Complete Game of Life and How to Play It” is a must-read that will inspire and empower you to create the life you want.