The NEW highly-anticipated book by New York Times bestselling author Mike Dooley

A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe

Uncommon Ideas for Living an Unusually Happy Life

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About the Book

  • Hardcover released March 5, 2019 in all major North American bookstores.
  • Features nearly 500 lessons on the topics of family and relationships, power and responsibility, dream manifestation, adversity and rebounding from it, even the nature of heaven, angels, and God.
  • Includes 8 poignant letters from Mike to his daughter, each followed by life lessons (almost 500 in total) drawn from the absolute best Notes from the Universe ever written.
  • This one book contains more core lessons from Mike than any of his earlier 15 books.
  • An ideal book for randomly turning to a page and finding the answer you most need.
  • It’s an ideal gift for a parent, a parent-to-be, a child, a new grad, a dear friend, or anyone who needs a dose of soothing inspiration.
  • A portion of each book's sale will be donated to Charity: Water.

About the 30 DAY Book Immersion




Dive deep into my new book A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe with a new video lesson from me every day for 30 days (except weekends). These lessons will help you fully integrate the book, receive bonus insights, and blast forward with a sense of passion and purpose. You deserve ALL that you desire. You have ALL that it takes to succeed. It’s time to tap into your greatest GIFTS and BLESSINGS.



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Praise for A Beginner's Guide to the Universe

"Filled with endearing affection and beautiful wisdom, this is a book every child should receive and every adult should read."

- Marci Shimoff, #1 NY Times bestselling author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

"In A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe, Mike Dooley speaks to the reader as if a dear friend was candidly confiding in us about his own journey of personal transformation. In the process we are expertly guided through our own challenges. Mike is a masterful storyteller and this is a masterpiece."

- davidji, author of the Nautilus Awards Book of the Year, Sacred Powers

"Mike Dooley has given flight to the hopes and desires all parents have for their children. He had me at ‘Dearest Rebecca’ with a Prologue titled, The Man You Think I Am — it’s the letter every child dreams of receiving and every adult dreams of writing. This is a true soul kiss."

- Kristen Noel, Editor-In-Chief, Best Self Magazine

"This is a wonderful, delightfully concise and to the point explanation of life and all that we experience… This will be in Easter baskets for the adults in my life!"

- BKing

"This magnificent gem of a book masterfully integrates wisdom, heart, and authentic expression. Mike Dooley's love for his daughter and the lessons they’ve taught each other are for all of us, plus, we’re blessed to have a peek into the kind of parent-child relationship so many aspire to."

- Alan Cohen, author of A Course in Miracles Made Easy

"Filled with absolutely everything you need to know on how to generate a happy & fulfilling life. With wit and life affirming wisdom, Mike Dooley wraps his sage advice into a stunning love letter to his daughter."

- Arielle Ford, author of Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate

"A definitive guide to the universe you live in. This book shows just how much fun the game of life can be if you know the rules. And that the deck has been stacked in your favor by angels who are lined up to do your bidding. If you've been mystified by the ways of the universe, Mike Dooley will gently remind you that a happy life is your birthright—and only a thought away."

- Dawson Church, PhD, award-winning author of Mind to Matter: The Astonishing Science of How Your Brain Creates Material Reality

"Thank you Mike for making an important subject (living a happy life) understandable and playful. Loved this book!"

- Syd

"A little girl and a father so full of love for each other that it sparkles from them, bound together with great laughter and joy. Their love embrace’s them, their Guardian angels wrap their wings around them. Mike brings this to paper in a truly wonderful way."

- Lorna Byrne, #1 international bestselling author of Angels in My Hair

"With his signature wisdom, wit, and warmth, Mike Dooley shares important life lessons that are necessary for all of us – wherever we are on our journey. This is such a powerful book that gives you profound truths about life, in a beautifully accessible way."

- Mike Robbins, author of Nothing Changes Until You Do

"Life’s wisdom in one book, how is that possible? Truly inspiring, loving, and encouraging. Perfect gift for anyone you love!"

- Anonymous

"Mike Dooley is amazing... he did it again in such a profound and beautiful way with this book. I love it as a seeker myself and I love it as the father of young daughters."

- Mike

"I know I will be gifting this book to so many people in the future. Buy this book with an open, welcoming mind and enjoy the messages you discover inside."

- HeyThereLefty

"Mike Dooley is soooooo gifted with the way he weaves words together. This is a truly beautiful and moving work, and I know everyone who reads it will be forever touched."

- Alison

"Mike Dooley is a cosmic genius! Each insight filled with so much heart and hope to heal the inner child in each of us. The perfect recipe for living an unusually happy life!"

- Matt Kahn, best-selling author of Everything is Here to Help You

"A Beginner's Guide to the Universe is a letter of love and inspiration from a dad to his young daughter from one of the leading inspirers of our time. Mike Dooley has made a career of bringing love and inspiration to millions. Like all parents, he finds profound divine love stirring within himself in the love of his child. The universe is in both child and parent, and this is a wonderful account of the eternal dance, and offering many heart-felt life lessons that apply to all of us."

- Yogani, author of Deep Meditation: Pathway to Personal Freedom

"It is written with such love, beauty and dedication to Mike's precious daughter, and each page is filled with love, wisdom, golden nuggets to apply to any and all situations in life…."

- Esme

"This book is a guide to embracing the joys of life, traveling the bumpy highway, and believing the best of yourself and others."

- Peggy

"This is a beautiful and thought provoking book that I will carry in my purse, car, and heart. What an amazing gift to the world. So simple yet incredibly profound."

- Christine





Photograph of Mike and Rebecca by Doug Ellis Photography