Item description for 100 MPH With My Hair on Fire! by Bob Benson...
Overview Bob Benson was not a smoker and was neither obese nor inactive. He saw no warning signs to alert him to the problem that was developing in his chest. 100 MPH With My Hair On Fire explores the factors that caused it and the changes it brought about in his life. The attack jarred him into a reevaluation of his priorities. He realized that his attitude toward work on the job had left insufficient room for him to relax and fully enjoy his family. The attack and his struggle to recover also brought changes in his spiritual life.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.24" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.32 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1591602017 ISBN13 9781591602019
Availability 103 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 22, 2017 10:31.
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More About Bob Benson
Bob Benson was an author, speaker, publisher, and mentor to many. His books include 'In Quest of the Shared Life', 'Come Share the Being', and 'Laughter in the Walls'. Karen Dean Fry is a writer, composer, and inspirational speaker.
Reviews - What do customers think about 100 MPH With My Hair on Fire!?
Everyone Should Read This Book Mar 8, 2003
Bob takes you on his journey from beginning to end, describing his fears and triumphs along the way. It is an honest, thought-provoking, and enjoyable read. There is much to be learned by reading Bob's story. It made me think, and continues to make me think, about my own life.
It's refreshing to hear someone openly share about the role of their faith in their life, and in their recovery.
Rock on, Bob!
Bob Benson's book is thought provoking... Jan 10, 2003
Bob Benson's book 100 MPH With My Hair on Fire was a quick and enjoyable read,yet very thought provoking. The book is a narrative discussion about how his drive to succeed in the business world often came at the expense of his health and time with family. A health crisis forces him to reflect on his lifestyle,priorities and spirituality. The story he tells should strike a cord with many of us. He is the typical white collar executive striving for the "good life." Sound familiar? Mr. Benson's style is brutally honest and heartfelt. The book uses humor and a quick wit to temper the very serious topic of facing your mortality at a young age. He beat the odds and learned some valuable life lessons. As a Christian and a health professional, I found it refreshing to see him bravely discuss the role his religious beliefs played in facing and dealing with his health crisis. Mr.Benson took a tough,sensitive topic and made it real. This book will appeal to both men and women. It is a "must read" for the Type A persononality in your life!
Great book if you're a Type "A" Jan 8, 2003
Engaging narrative and thoughts of a 36 year old corporate executive and family man who survived a heart attack caused by his lifestyle. It hits home as he describes how, during treatment, his faith and family life evolve to the proper perspective.
Bob was in good health with no family history of heart problems. He dismissed conventional wisdoms about stress and healthy eating - as we all do. The book is a great reminder to take work a bit less seriously and pay better attention to God and his blessings.