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The Little Book Of Confidence


Susan Jeffers - 1999
    Book Summary of Little Book Of Confidence, The For people faced with public speaking, asserting oneself and making decisions, the author offers practical advice and thought-provoking tips on how to transform their fears into confidence, energy and love.

The Simple Abundance Companion: Following Your Authentic Path to Something More


Sarah Ban Breathnach - 2000
    This workbook is based on the author's popular workshops and expands more upon the wisdom provided in her best sellers Simple Abundance and Something More.

Life 101 : Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School, But Didn't


Peter McWilliams - 1990
    With quotes from Aristotle to Mae West, this acclaimed common-sense narrative helps to make up for lost time in the classroom of life.

Something to Smile about: Encouragement and Inspiration for Life's Ups and Downs


Zig Ziglar - 1992
    Touching stories about people who overcame disabilities and disadvantages, or, who overcame all odds in fields from which they were excluded teach us the lessons of a lifetime. Return to the touching stories and anecdotes over and over again. Then, pass them on to others and discover the good feelings and valuable lessons found in side "Something to Smile About's " pages.

Everyday Wisdom For Success


Wayne W. Dyer - 2006
    Wayne W. Dyer brings you a wealth of information that will inspire you to achieve success in all areas: personal, professional, and spiritual. By applying these positive thoughts to your daily life, you’ll find that you will not only see improvements in yourself, but you will also serve as an inspiration to those around you. Flip to any page . . . and soak up the wisdom—every day!

What's Your Enneatype? An Essential Guide to the Enneagram: Understanding the Nine Personality Types for Personal Growth and Strengthened Relationships


Liz Carver - 2020
    It is a powerful tool for self-observation, maximizing your strengths, and improving your relationships.​ Learn—through in-depth descriptions, illustrations, and more—how to assess how you think, feel, and experience life, so that you can correctly identify which of the nine types you are.Type 1: The Improver/Reformer/Perfectionist (Life Strategy: "I must be perfect and do what is right.")Type 2: The Helper/Giver/Befriender (Life Strategy: "I must be helping, caring, and needed.")​Type 3: The Achiever/Performer/Motivator (Life Strategy: "I must be impressive and look accomplished and successful.")​Type 4: The Individualist/Romantic/Artist (Life Strategy: "I must be understood uniquely as I am.")​Type 5: The Investigator/Observer/Theorist (Life Strategy: "I must be knowledgeable and equipped.")​Type 6: The Loyalist/Skeptic/Guardian (Life Strategy: "I must be secure and safe.")​Type 7: The Enthusiast/Optimist/Epicurean (Life Strategy: "I must be enjoying myself and avoiding pain.")Type 8: The Challenger/Protector/Advocate (Life Strategy: "I must be strong and outside the control of others.")Type 9: The Peacemaker/Mediator/Reconciler (Life Strategy: "I must maintain peace and calm.")Authors Liz Carver and Josh Green, creators of the hugely popular Instagram account @justmyenneatype, help you discover how knowing your type—and the types of those around you—can affect your daily life, your decisions, and your relationships with others, and how to use this wisdom to live life with more clarity, peace, and insight than you ever thought possible. So what's your enneatype? Find out today and get started on the journey to better understand your world, yourself, and your place within it.

A Return to Love Workshop: The Basics of A Course in Miracles


Marianne Williamson - 2013
    Learning to think differently -- to stand psychologically and emotionally on a different ground of being -- is the spiritual journey from anxiety to inner peace.This audio workshop deals with practical issues such as: How do we make the switch from fear to love? What are the practical keys? What makes a miracle happen? What makes forgiveness more than just a word, what does it offer us, and how do we do it? Where do our relationships fit in? Why are they often painful, and how can they be miraculous instead? In what way is our relationship to God the key to our success in the world? How do we find inner peace, and help create peace in the world around us?

The Clarity Cleanse: 12 Steps to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment, and Emotional Healing


Habib Sadeghi - 2017
    Based on the powerful mind-body strategy Dr. Habib Sadeghi developed to help himself recover from cancer more than twenty years ago, THE CLARITY CLEANSE will enable you to help your mind clear and your body heal. A regular GOOP contributor in health and spirituality, Dr. Sadeghi shows you how to turn obstacles into healing and energizing opportunities. Because negative emotions actually do damage on the cellular level, THE CLARITY CLEANSE offers guidance for cleansing both your body and your mind. You will learn how to: --Create clear intention --Purge negative emotions --Practice compassionate self-forgiveness --Refocus negative energy to move beyond doubt and fear --Ask the kind of questions that will help your relationships.THE CLARITY CLEANSE includes Dr. Sadeghi's Intentional Unsaturation Diet, which helps support emotional cleansing by removing the residue of repressed negative emotions. The diet is designed to reduce congestion in the liver, gallbladder, lungs, kidneys, and pancreas-the organs most affected by feelings such as resentment and anger. Dr. Sadeghi's friends at GOOP have offered eighteen recipes to help make this cleanse delicious.Following the twelve steps in this book will help you to achieve a sense of peace and control, raise your self-esteem, and assert yourself in new ways to achieve positive and lasting change. Then, finally, you will be able to express your true, authentic self.

The Little Red Book


Hazelden Foundation - 1987
    Filled with practical information for those first days of sober living, this little book: • offers newcomers advice about the program, how long it takes, and what to look for in a sponsor• provides in-depth discussions of each of the Twelve Steps and related character defects• poses common questions about AA and helping others, identifying where to find answers in the Big Book• features non-sexist language

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women: Simple Ways to Do What Matters Most and Find Time For You


Kristine Carlson - 2001
    Her insights reveal how to:Stop comparing yourself to the media measuring stickKeep your well-being intactCreate memories for yourself and those you loveAvoid getting over-committee-d

Bounce Back!: How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity


Karen Salmansohn - 2008
    Jacobs A bad breakup. A serious illness. The loss of a job. Life has a habit of throwing people curveballs. To which Karen Salmansohn says: “When life throws you curveballs, hit them out of the park.”Bounce Back! mixes from-the-gut wisdom with humor, feistiness, and sophistication, in a hip, inspiring resource that will brighten the darkest mood. The book is grounded in happiness research, psychological studies, Greek philosophy. And it delivers: Here are 70 easily digestible, potentially life-changing tips on how to bounce back from adversity, each on a spread that's as punchy in look as it is powerful in message.Shrink negativity into nuggetivity. Think of yourself as the type of person the world says yes to. With its attitude, techniques, and advice on everything from exercise to staying connected, plus charming illustration and photography and a bold design, Bounce Back! is a full-on guide to moving forward with great positive energy. "Salmansohn's writing is bold, playful, insightful—with powerful metaphors that provoke and inspire. Her kinetic images amplify her message and take the book to a new level of literary experience." - Deepak Chopra, author of Seven Laws of Spiritual Success

Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves: Ditch Your Inner Critic and Wake Up Your Inner Superstar


Amy Ahlers - 2011
    Amy Ahlers’s witty, wise, and cut-to-the-chase book will give you everything you need to take on those bullying Inner Mean Girls and Inner Critics — and win. You’ll learn how to rewire the self-sabotaging lies you tell yourself into affirming truths that will increase self-respect, self-love, and self-compassion, transforming your inner and outer lives.

Choosing Happiness: Keys to a Joyful Life


Alexandra Stoddard - 2002
    Alexandra Stoddard affirms that not only is it possible to choose happiness but that happiness is the best choice we can make. It is the "first principle" of life that unites humankind because it is what we all desire.Happiness lies in the passions we pursue and in the pressures we decline. It is in knowing how to work and when to play. It is in the treasured objects we keep nearby and in the ordinary moments we elevate into small celebrations. It is in the note we write to a friend and the kindness we show a stranger. Happiness is what you make it, where you make it. Happiness is our best choice.

Be Happy!: Release the Power of Happiness in YOU


Robert Holden - 2009
    The more you learn about true happiness, the more you discover the truth of who you are, what is important, and what your life is for.” Be Happy! is the follow-up to Robert Holden’s best-selling Happiness NOW! In this book, Robert gives you a front-row seat on his 8-week happiness program—famously tested by independent scientists for the BBC-TV documentary called How to Be Happy. Step-by-step he introduces you to a set of proven techniques, principles, meditations, and insights that will help you be happy now!  Key lessons include:Follow Your Joy — stop chasing happiness and start enjoying your life as it happens.The Happiness Contract — undo mental and emotional blocks to happiness and success.The Receiving Meditation — increase your natural capacity for happiness and abundance.The Forgiveness Practice — give up all hopes for a better past and be happy now.The Gift of Happiness — use the power of happiness to bless your life and benefit others.   “This happiness training not only changes the way you feel; it actually changes the way your brain functions.”— Professor Davidson, Wisconsin-Madison UniversityBBC’s How to Be Happy TV documentary

The Secret of the Shadow: The Power of Owning Your Story


Debbie Ford - 1998
    Now, Debbie deepens our shadow work and shows how our shadow side holds the key to our happiness. Each of us has a shadow that whispers stories of our own self-defeating fears to us-for example: that we aren′t enough, that we are unworthy of being loved, that we will be deserted by those whom we care about. Debbie guides us to hear those stories and find the positive message within each of them. She shows how understanding our own shadow side can lead us to lives of tremendous fulfillment and peace. Full of case studies and exercises, this book complements her first book on shadow work, which has sold almost half a million copies.