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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the W...
by Bren茅 Brown

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English

Pages

290

Publication Date

September 11, 2012

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<b><b>The #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestseller.聽</b>1 million copies sold!<br /><br /><b>Don鈥檛 miss the hourlong Netflix special聽<i>Bren茅 Brown: The Call to Courage</i>!</b><br /><br />From thought leader Bren茅 Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability.</b><br />聽<br /> <i>鈥淚t is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; . . . who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while <b>daring greatly.</b>鈥濃€?lt;/i>Theodore Roosevelt<br /><br />Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering research, Bren茅 Brown聽PhD, LMSW, dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.<br /><br />Brown explains how vulnerability is both the core of difficult emotions like fear, grief, and disappointment, <i>and</i> the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, empathy, innovation, and creativity. She writes: 鈥淲hen we shut ourselves off from vulnerability, we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.鈥?lt;br /><br /> <i>Daring Greatly</i> is not about winning or losing. It鈥檚 about courage. In a world where 鈥渘ever enough鈥?dominates and feeling afraid has become second nature, vulnerability is subversive. Uncomfortable. It鈥檚 even a little dangerous at times. And, without question, putting ourselves out there means there鈥檚 a far greater risk of getting criticized or feeling hurt. But when we step back and examine our lives, we will find that nothing is as uncomfortable, dangerous, and hurtful as standing on the outside of our lives looking in and wondering what it would be like if we had the courage to step into the arena鈥攚hether it鈥檚 a new relationship, an important meeting, the creative process, or a difficult family conversation. <i>Daring Greatly</i> is a practice and a powerful new vision for letting ourselves be seen.
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Suppose...
by Bren茅 Brown

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English

Pages

158

Publication Date

September 20, 2010

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When our embarrassments and fears lie, we often listen to them anyway. They thwart our gratitude, acceptance, and compassion鈥攐ur goodness. They insist, 鈥淚 am not worthy.鈥?But we聽<i>are聽</i>worthy鈥攐f self-discovery, personal growth, and boundless love. With Bren茅 Brown鈥檚 game-changing聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestseller聽<i>The Gifts of Imperfection</i>鈥攚hich has sold聽<b>more than 2 million copies聽</b>in more than聽<b>30 different languages,聽</b>and聽<i>Forbes聽</i>recently named聽<b>one of the "Five Books That Will Actually Change Your Outlook On Life"</b>鈥攚e find courage to overcome paralyzing fear and self-consciousness, strengthening our connection to the world.<br /><br />A motivational and inspiring guide to wholehearted living, rather than just the average self-help book, with this groundbreaking work Bren茅 Brown, Ph.D., bolsters the self-esteem and personal development process through her characteristic heartfelt, honest storytelling. With original research and plenty of encouragement, she explores the psychology of releasing our definitions of an 鈥渋mperfect鈥?life and embracing living authentically. Brown鈥檚 鈥渢en guideposts鈥?are benchmarks for authenticity that can help anyone establish a practice for a life of honest beauty鈥攁 perfectly imperfect life.<br /> <br /> Now more than ever, we all need to cultivate feelings of self-worth, as well as acceptance and love for ourselves. In a world where insults, criticisms, and fears are spread too generously alongside messages of unrealistic beauty, attainment, and expectation, we look for ways to 鈥渄ig deep鈥?and find truth and gratitude in our lives. A new way forward means we can鈥檛 hold on too tightly to our own self-defeating thoughts or the displaced pain in our world. Instead, we can embrace the imperfection.
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Mayb...
by William H. McRaven

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English

Pages

125

Publication Date

April 04, 2017

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<b>Based on a Navy SEAL's inspiring graduation speech, this #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller of powerful life lessons "should be read by every leader in America" (<i>Wall Street Journal</i>).</b><i><br />If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.</i><br /><br /><i></i>On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Taking inspiration from the university's slogan, "What starts here changes the world," he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career, but also throughout his life; and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves-and the world-for the better.<br /><br />Admiral McRaven's original speech went viral with over 10 million views. Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech, McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough decisions with determination, compassion, honor, and courage. Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve <i>more</i>, even in life's darkest moments. <br /><strong>"Powerful." --<em>USA Today</em></strong><br /><br /><strong>"Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault." --<em>Washington Post</em></strong><br /><br /><strong><em>"</em>Superb, smart, and succinct." --<em>Forbes</em></strong>
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
by David D. Burns

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English

Pages

736

Publication Date

November 20, 2012

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<p>The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other 'black holes' of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life.</p><p>Now, in this updated edition, Dr Burns adds an all-new Consumer's Guide To Antidepressant Drugs, as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression.</p><p>Recognise what causes your mood swings.</p><p>Nip negative feelings in the bud.</p><p>Deal with guilt.</p><p>Handle hostility and criticism.</p><p>Overcome addiction to love and approval.</p><p>Build self-esteem.</p><p>Feel good everyday.</p><p>Some text and images that appeared in the print edition of this book are unavailable in the electronic edition due to rights reasons.</p>
Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other...
by Guy Winch

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English

Pages

301

Publication Date

July 25, 2013

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<b>Prescriptive and unique, <i>Emotional First Aid</i> is essential reading for anyone looking to become more resilient, build self-esteem, and let go of the hurts and hang-ups that are holding them back.</b><br />聽<br />We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked鈥攊t鈥檚 nonexistent.<br /><br />Fortunately, there <i>is</i> such a thing as mental first aid for battered emotions. Drawing on the latest scientific research and using real-life examples, practicing psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D. offers specific step-by-step treatments that are fast, simple, and effective.
The Aladdin Factor: How to Ask for What You Want--and Get It
by , Mark Victor Hansen

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English

Pages

290

Publication Date

October 01, 1995

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<b>Learn how to get everything you want with this motivational book from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.</b><br /><br /><i>Anything is possible...if you dare to ask!</i><br /><br />Personal happiness. Creative fulfillment. Professional success. Freedom from fear鈥攁nd a new promise of joy that's yours for the asking.<br /><br />We have the ability at our fingertips to achieve these things. It's the Aladdin Factor: the magical wellspring of confidence, desire鈥攁nd the willingness to ask鈥攖hat allows us to make wishes come true. Now bestselling motivational authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen introduce us to the Aladdin Factor鈥攁nd help us put it into effect in our own lives.<br /><br /><i>The Aladdin Factor</i> helps us by pinpointing the major stumbling blocks to asking鈥攁nd teaching simple techniques to overcome them. With inspirational stories about people who have succeeded by asking for what they want, this book shows us how to turn our lives around鈥攏o matter what kind of obstacles we face. And with this knowledge, we can reap the riches of a truly well-lived life鈥攁 treasure that comes not from an enchanted lamp, but from the heart.
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and Wh...
by Michael E. Gerber

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English

Pages

292

Publication Date

March 17, 2009

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<p>An instant classic, this revised and updated edition of the phenomenal bestseller dispels the myths about starting your own business. Small business consultant and author Michael E. Gerber, with sharp insight gained from years of experience, points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business. </p><p>Gerber walks you through the steps in the life of a business鈥攆rom entrepreneurial infancy through adolescent growing pains to the mature entrepreneurial perspective: the guiding light of all businesses that succeed鈥攁nd shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business, whether or not it is a franchise. Most importantly, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in your business.</p><p><em>The E-Myth Revisited</em> will help you grow your business in a productive, assured way.</p>
Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lo...
by Lysa TerKeurst

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 09, 2016

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<p>The enemy wants us to feel rejected . . . left out, lonely, and less than. When we allow him to speak lies through our rejection, he pickpockets our purpose. Cripples our courage. Dismantles our dreams. And blinds us to the beauty of Christ鈥檚 powerful love.</p><p>In <em>Uninvited</em>, Lysa shares her own deeply personal experiences with rejection鈥攆rom the incredibly painful childhood abandonment by her father to the perceived judgment of the perfectly toned woman one elliptical over.聽</p><p>With biblical depth, gut-honest vulnerability, and refreshing wit, Lysa helps readers:</p><ul><li>Release the desire to fall apart or control the actions of others by embracing God-honoring ways to process their hurt.</li><li>Know exactly what to pray for the next ten days to steady their soul and restore their confidence.</li><li>Overcome the two core fears that feed our insecurities by understanding the secret of belonging.</li><li>Stop feeling left out and start believing that "set apart" does not mean "set aside."</li><li>End the cycle of perceived rejection by refusing to turn a small incident into a full blown issue.</li></ul>
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Tran...
by Hal Elrod

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

December 07, 2012

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鈥淗al Elrod is a genius and his book <i>The Miracle Morning</i> has been magical in my life. What Hal has done is taken the best practices, developed over centuries of human consciousness development, and condensed the 'best of the best' into a daily morning ritual. A ritual that is now part of my day.鈥?<br /><br /><b>鈥擱obert Kiyosaki, bestselling author of <i>Rich Dad Poor Dad</i></b> <br /><br /><br />What's being widely regarded as "one of the most life changing books ever written" may be the simplest approach to achieving everything you've ever wanted, and faster than you ever thought possible.<br /><br /><br />What if you could wake up tomorrow and any鈥攐r EVERY鈥攁rea of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change? <em>The Miracle Morning</em> is already transforming the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world by showing them how to wake up each day with more ENERGY, MOTIVATION, and FOCUS to take your life to the next level. It鈥檚 been right here in front of us all along, but this book has finally brought it to life.<br /><br /><br />Are you ready? The next chapter of YOUR life鈥攖he most extraordinary life you've ever imagined鈥攊s about to begin. Buy the book and WAKE UP to your full potential!
Radical Acceptance
by Tara Brach

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

November 23, 2004

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<i>For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn鈥檛 take much--just hearing of someone else鈥檚 accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work--to make us feel that we are not okay. Beginning to understand how our lives have become ensnared in this trance of unworthiness is our first step toward reconnecting with who we really are and what it means to live fully. <br /> </i><b>鈥攆rom <i>Radical Acceptance</i></b><br /><br /> 鈥淏elieving that something is wrong with us is a deep and tenacious suffering,鈥?says Tara Brach at the start of this illuminating book. This suffering emerges in crippling self-judgments and conflicts in our relationships, in addictions and perfectionism, in loneliness and overwork鈥攁ll the forces that keep our lives constricted and unfulfilled. Radical Acceptance offers a path to freedom, including the day-to-day practical guidance developed over Dr. Brach鈥檚 twenty years of work with therapy clients and Buddhist students.<br /><br /> Writing with great warmth and clarity, Tara Brach brings her teachings alive through personal stories and case histories, fresh interpretations of Buddhist tales, and guided meditations. Step by step, she leads us to trust our innate goodness, showing how we can develop the balance of clear-sightedness and compassion that is the essence of<i> Radical Acceptance. Radical Acceptance</i> does not mean self-indulgence or passivity. Instead it empowers genuine change: healing fear and shame and helping to build loving, authentic relationships. When we stop being at war with ourselves, we are free to live fully every precious moment of our lives.

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