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Saving Delaney is a riveting memoir by Andrea and Keston Ott-Dahl a lesbian couple who describe their journey from surrogacy to unexpectedly becoming parents again.
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A New Mourning: Discovering the Gifts in Grief
Would you try to change a flat tire with your bare hands? Of course not. You would access the tool kit in the trunk of your car. So when grief flattens you, why not reach for a tool kit? Grief does not have to be constant. Although that may be how you feel in this moment, discover four unique, simple tools in this book to move beyond your grief: * practical self-care strategies * listening touch * discovery and curiosity * object permanence Without dishonoring the person, pet, or object that...
 
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Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life
From award-winning musician turned communications expert Peter Himmelman, science-based techniques and simple exercises to get unstuck and unlock your creative potential. Do you want to stop procrastinating? Would you love to be more creative? Is there an idea you’ve dreamt of making a reality? Whether it's learning ragtime piano, losing 30 pounds, or starting an organic jellybean company, Himmelman's unique, inspiring methods will give you the tools and confidence you need to harness your fear and take steps to make your goals a reality. Using practices mined from his years as a successful...
 
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On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine
In the final race of her college track career, Cara Bradley beat her personal best by a remarkable six seconds. Until then Bradley had been a so-so athlete hampered by pre-race jitters and self-doubt. But on this day Bradley was buoyed by a sense of calm confidence. She set about understanding how she could replicate this experience in every area of life. She has distilled what she found into four practices, four shift strategies, and a series of gut-check reminders for moving out of over-thinking and over-doing and into being fully awake and alive-- clear, bright, confident....
 
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Second Wind: Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper, and More Connected Life
rom one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this “stirring and splendid book” (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a developmental opportunity to reshape their lives and our society. Dr. Thomas is at the forefront of a strong nationwide movement to reframe “life after adulthood” as an exciting stage of human growth and development. In Second Wind, he explores the dreams and disappointments, the struggles and triumphs of a generation of 78 million people who once said they would never grow...
 
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Saving Delaney
Saving Delaney is the heartwarming true story of a baby who is diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the unconventional family who fought for her right to life. Andrea Ott-Dahl, who with her partner Keston Ott-Dahl has with two other children, agreed to act as a pregnancy surrogate for a wealthy Silicon Valley family. When pre-natal testing revealed the baby would be born with Down Syndrome, Andrea was urged to abort the child. Instead, the Ott-Dahls chose to keep and raise the daughter they would call Delaney, overcoming their fears while navigating legal, medical and emotional challenges. Studying...
 
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we...
 
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Whatever Arises, Love That: A Love Revolution That Begins with You
There are four simple words that point the way toward liberation and fulfillment: whatever arises, love that. This is the life-changing teaching that Matt Kahn has been sharing with millions of YouTube viewers around the world. Whatever Arises, Love That offers a collection of powerful teachings by this highly regarded teacher, providing you with a series of deeply healing insights and practices to ignite the spark of your highest potential. Topics include: • Discovering the first step in finding inner peace • Reclaiming the passion, joy, and inspiration of your true...
 
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The Internet to the Inner-Net: Five Ways to Reset Your Connection and Live a Conscious Life
The Internet has become humanity’s invisible central nervous system, connecting us at the speed of thought. More people today have access to mobile phones than have access to clean drinking water. Yet the most important technology is still the one within us: our brain, body, and consciousness. A fast-paced career in the high-tech industry combined with a deep yoga and meditation practice has allowed Gopi Kallayil—Google’s Chief Evangelist for Brand Marketing and one of the leading voices encouraging yoga and mindfulness in the workplace today—to integrate his inner and outer technologies to a...
 
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Soul Comfort: Uplifting Insights Into the Nature of Grief, Death, Consciousness and Love for Transformation
Grief is a normal, instinctive response to loss or impending loss. Grief changes whoever it touches without discrimination. Embracing the change is key for healing and positive transformation. Introspection or reflection can be a useful, perhaps therapeutic, process when you are grieving. Indeed, silence, reflection, love and humility are the most precious offerings on the sacred altar of the soul. Soul Comfort is the first book to examine grief holistically through concise insights into the related concepts of consciousness, death and love for healing and positive transformation. Death does not extinguish consciousness. Death transforms and distils consciousness....
 
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Remapping Your Mind: The Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story
A guide to retelling your personal, family, and cultural stories to transform your life, your relationships, and the world • Applies the latest neuroscience research on memory, brain mapping, and brain plasticity to the field of narrative therapy • Details mind-mapping and narrative therapy techniques that use story to change behavior patterns in ourselves, our relationships, and our communities
 
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The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life
The co-founder of the Stanford d.School introduces the power of design thinking to help you achieve goals you never thought possible. Achievement can be learned. It’s a muscle, and once you learn how to flex it, you’ll be able to meet life’s challenges and fulfill your goals. In The Achievement Habit, Roth applies the remarkable insights that stem from design thinking—previously used to solve large scale projects—to help us realize the power for positive change we all have within us. Roth leads us through a series of discussions, stories, recommendations, and exercises designed...
 
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Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much
Business psychologist Tony Crabbe outlines a unique four-step approach to combating one of the modern life's great problems: being too busy. BUSY is divided into four digestible sections -- Mastery, Differentiation, Engagement and Momentum -- that will teach readers how to switch from managing time to managing attention, how to transition toward a career strategy that doesn't hinge on productivity, how to think differently about success by re-engaging with what matters, and how to create the impetus, energy, and clarity to put all these changes into effect. Crabbe draws on entertaining psychological...
 
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The Power of the Heart DVD
From the director of "The Secret"comes this unparalleled and life-changing film about the astonishing power and intelligence of your heart. Featuring some of the most inspiring and influential icons of our age including Paulo Coelho, Maya Angelou, Deepak Chopra, Isabel Allende, and Eckhart Tolle, The Power of the Heart --which ties into a book of the same name--presents fascinating evidence that your heart is much more than a physical organ...and that it can actually transform your views of money, health, relationships, and success. "The Power of the Heart" is an experience that will...
 
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Vital Signs: Discovering and Sustaining Your Passion for Life
What inspires passion in your life? And what defeats it? How do you lose it and how do you get it back? In this exuberant and compelling book, Gregg Levoy, best-selling author of Callings, explores how you can cultivate not just a specific passion, but passion as a mindset---a stance---that helps bring vitality to all your engagements, from work and relationships to creativity and spiritual life. Vital Signs examines the endless, yet endlessly fruitful, tug-of-war between passion and security in our lives, the wild in us and the tame, our natural selves and our conditioned selves, and...
 
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Do the Clearing: a step-by-step guide to living a happy life and getting what you want
The waiting is over—it's time to have the things you want! What if you got along better with your family, your friends, and the people at work? What if you were truly in love? What if you finally lost the weight you've been struggling with and you didn't have to worry so much about money? What if you had a way to work things out so you could really enjoy your life? Restart and redefine yourself This is where you take the life you've been living and turn it...
 
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The World Is Waiting for You: Graduation Speeches to Live By from Activists, Writers, and Visionaries
With contemporary graduation speeches that dissect the world as it is and imagine what it could be, The World Is Waiting for You brings forth eighteen courageous figures who have dared to transform the podium into a pulpit for championing peace, justice, protest, and a better world. “The voices of conformity speak so loudly. Don’t listen to them,” acclaimed author and award-winning journalist Anna Quindlen cautioned graduates of Grinnell College. Jazz virtuoso and educator Wynton Marsalis advised new Connecticut College alums not to worry about being on time, but rather to be in time—because “time...
 
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Indestructible You: Building a Self that Can't be Broken
Indestructible You is a practical guidebook for making yourself so strong inside that life's relentless ups and downs cannot shake you and cannot break you. It will help you uncover the powerful, driving force of your true self, and let go of everything that holds you back. The book is based exercises and practices developed by Shai Tubali through his research and work guiding several hundred individuals through psycho-transformational processes. In essence: Life is like an eternal seesaw. At every given moment you're either up - getting what you want and feeling powerful, or down - finding...
 
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Discover Your Purpose: How to Use the 5 Life Purpose Profiles to Unlock Your Hidden Potential and Live the Life You Were Meant to Live
In this life-changing book, energy medicine expert Rhys Thomas shows you how to discover your life purpose and align your decisions with your deepest self, so your life is fulfilling, productive, and full of joy. Trying to meet everyone else’s expectations about the type of role you should play—whether in your job, your family, or society—can leave you constantly striving but ultimately dissatisfied. In this inspiring book, Thomas guides you in using the Rhys Method® Life Purpose Profile System to identify your purpose and reconnect with your passions, so you can find true happiness and fulfillment. ...
 
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Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Living the Life of Your Dreams
What does tantra have to do with your relationships, work, money, creativity, sex, food and drink, being alone, meditation and yoga, aging and healing, politics, freedom, and enlightenment? Everything! Tantra is usually thought of as sex with some kind of mysticism thrown in. Marc Allen goes back to the original meaning of tantra and shows how it can be applied to every moment of your life, excluding nothing. Within your way of life, within your everyday thoughts and feelings, are the keys to love, freedom, and fulfillment. As soon as you can see this, you’ll...
 
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The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection
From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes the astonishing true-life story about what happens when you just let go. A thriving spiritual community on over six hundred acres of pristine forest and meadows in Florida, a cutting-edge software package that transformed the medical practice management industry, a billion-dollar public company whose achievements are archived in the Smithsonian Institution, a book that became a New York Times bestseller and an Oprah favorite, and a massive raid by the FBI that would lead to unfounded accusations by the U.S....
 
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Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer
As the obituary writer in a spectacularly beautiful but often dangerous spit of land in Alaska, Heather Lende knows something about last words and lives well lived. Now she’s distilled what she’s learned about how to live a more exhilarating and meaningful life into three words: find the good. It’s that simple--and that hard. Quirky and profound, individual and universal, Find the Good offers up short chapters that help us unlearn the habit--and it is a habit--of seeing only the negatives. Lende reminds us that we can choose to see any event--starting a new...
 
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The Author Training Manual: Develop Marketable Ideas, Craft Books That Sell, Become the Author Publishers Want, and Self-Publish Effectively
If you want to write a book that's going to sell to both publishers and readers, you need to know how to produce a marketable work and help it become successful. It starts the moment you have an idea. That's when you begin thinking about the first elements of the business plan that will make your project the best it can be. The reality is that you don't want to spend time and energy writing a book that will never get read. The way to avoid that is to create a...
 
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Switch On: Unleash Your Creativity and Thrive with the New Science & Spirit of Breakthrough
Switch On presents a compelling science-driven, wisdom-inspired answer to the most pressing question of the age: How do we as individuals, and our world as a whole, thrive? It is based on 20 years of research and experience at the forefront of personal, social and corporate change. The result is Breakthrough Biodynamics, a groundbreaking fusion of the latest neuroscience, evolution , ancient traditions, practical philosophy and powerful tools for making transformation happen. Breakthrough Biodynamics will help you to: Never be stuck or stressed again by using the 10-step Breakthrough Curve Bring more freedom,...
 
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The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships: The Truth About Karma in Relationships
When it comes to our interactions with family, friends, and the people we live with or work with, the drama can be overwhelming and confusing if we aren’t guided by love—the karmic cure for every hurt, rift, misunderstanding, conflict, and betrayal. In her new book Karma Queen: The Truth About Karma and Relationships, Carmen Harra draws upon her knowledge of psychology and metaphysics, her experience as a therapist and counselor, and her own relationships to help readers untangle the complexities of their relationships and get the most out of them. This book applies Carmen’s ideas...
 
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Always Dreaming: A Five-Step Technique for Interpreting Our Waking Dream-Like Conflicts
At night we dream, but what about during the day? Are the experiences of our waking lives any different than those scenes that come to us while we sleep? The book Always Dreaming questions the nature of our daytime experiences. It argues that the perplexing or upsetting events of our waking hours are far more significant than we realize. They are in fact designed to instruct, not to distress. They unsettle us only because they are trying desperately to attract our attention. Always Dreaming teaches a simple, five-step technique for interpreting...
 
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Through the Flames: Overcoming Disaster Through Compassion, Patience, and Determination
After miraculously surviving a plane crash in Myanmar, Allan Lokos shares what his long and painful recovery process is teaching him about humanity’s ability to survive—and even thrive—in the face of suffering. In Through the Flames, Allan Lokos tells the terrifying story of being on board a plane on Christmas Day with his wife, Susanna, when it crashed and exploded in flames. Lokos was severely burned in the accident, and in the days and weeks following the crash, Susanna was told by the many doctors who examined Lokos that he would not survive. As founder...
 
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Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live, Then Live It: 52 Inspired Habits and Playful Prompts
Peg Conley has been an artist all her life, but, like many of us, took a long detour into the working world — in her case, corporate sales, where she found a lot of success and was able to raise a happy family. Art became the thing she did on vacations, weekends, and when she could carve time out of her busy life. Something gnawed at her, a nagging feeling that life might hold something else for her in the midst of it all. Then came the big “aha” moment. Peg heard a small voice inside: “Imagine...
 
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Quantum Change: When Epiphanies and Sudden Insights Transform Ordinary Lives
Most of us walk through each day expecting few surprises. If we want to better ourselves or our lives, we map out a path of gradual change, perhaps in counseling or psychotherapy. Psychologists William Miller and Janet C'de Baca were longtime scholars and teachers of traditional approaches to self-improvement when they became intrigued by a different sort of change that was sometimes experienced by people they encountered--something often described as "a bolt from the blue" or "seeing the light." And when they placed a request in a local newspaper for people's stories of unexpected personal transformation, the...
 
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When Did You Die?: 8 Steps to Stop Dying Every Day and Start Waking Up
Temple Hayes is poised to join the ranks of Brene Brown, Joel Osteen and Louise Hay, and she has a running start--her spiritual home is the overflowing First Unity of St. Petersburg, Florida. Her audience is expanding quickly as her message of hope reaches the hearts of millions of restless seekers and those abandoned by mainstream churches: it's time to stop dying a bit every day and start embracing the God who created us. Hayes' profound eight-step program guides readers through a simple belief-examining process that will propel them to a healthier and more prosperous...
 
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Mindfulness, Meditation, and Mind Fitness
The Leveys introduce readers to dozens of mindfulness and meditation techniques, skillfully organized into five categories of practice, making Mindfulness, Meditation, and Mind Fitness a very comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for inner exploration and transformation. This book offers a treasury of practical wisdom distilled from the Leveys' intensive study with many of the world's most respected authorities of the contemplative science and wisdom traditions, and an introduction to the mind-fitness disciplines necessary for personal mastery, wisdom, creativity, compassion, and resilience in times of increasing intensity and accelerating change. Given how many people needlessly...
 
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Mutual Awakening: opening into a new paradigm of human relatedness
This book is an introduction to a profound type of spiritual practice called Mutual Awakening written by the co-leaders of an international group of spiritually inspired individuals called The Evolutionary Collective. The practices of Mutual Awakening, when guided masterfully, catalyze profound experiences of shared awakened consciousness not only within individuals but more importantly in the relational space between them.. This unification of heart, mind, and soul, and the potential inherent in it, is the focus of the Evolutionary Collective and this book is a powerful introduction to that spiritual orientation.
 
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Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise
The Zen master and one of the world's most beloved teachers returns with a concise, practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource—silence—to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace. Many people embark on a seemingly futile search for happiness, running as if there is somewhere else to get to, when the world they live in is full of wonder. To be alive is a miracle. Beauty calls to us every day, yet we rarely are in the position to listen. To hear the call of beauty and respond to...
 
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The Happiness Makeover: Teach Yourself to Enjoy Every Day
Be Happy, Stay Happy We all want the things that we're sure will make us happy--money, success, independence, love. But when we finally get them, we can find to our surprise that we are the same miserable, moody, or just neutral people we always were. Is that just the way things are? Luckily, no! We can teach ourselves to be happy and enjoy every day, and M.J. Ryan, bestselling author of The Power of Patience and Attitudes of Gratitude, shows us how. The Happiness Makeover draws on this wide-ranging knowledge and...
 
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The Happiness Solution: Finding Joy And Meaning In An Upside Down World
The Happiness Solution: Finding Joy And Meaning In An Upside Down World is a fascinating collection of parable-like stories, myths, and anecdotes. Dr. Gettis draws upon his 40 years of clinical experience as a psychologist and combines that with the latest research on the science of happiness. The result is markedly influenced by Dr. Gettis' passionate involvement with eastern philosophy in general and Zen in particular. The book is written in a down-to-earth, non-pedantic style, that makes it easy to read and digest despite dealing with complex human issues. It combines Zen wisdom, cognitive behavioral therapy, spirituality,...
 
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The Power of the Heart: Finding Your True Purpose in Life
With its unprecedented convocation of eighteen of the world’s greatest spiritual thinkers, writers, and scientists, including Maya Angelou, Deepak Chopra, Paulo Coelho, and Eckhart Tolle, this beautifully designed full-color spiritual guide—which ties into a film of the same name—reveals how you can overcome limitations and fulfill your highest potential. Baptist de Pape, a young lawyer, was mired in anxiety and fears about his future when he felt the call to investigate the incredible power of the heart and how it can lead us to our true purpose in life. On a quest that took him...
 
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Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Healing from Abandonment
Chances are, you’ve already had run-ins with your Outer Child — the self-sabotaging, bungling, and impulsive part of your personality. This misguided, hidden nemesis blows your diet, overspends, and ruins your love life. Your Outer Child acts out and fulfills your legitimate childlike needs and wants in the wrong place, at the wrong time, and in counterproductive ways: It goes for immediate gratification and the quick fix in spite of your best-laid plans. Now, in a revolutionary rethinking of the link between emotion and behavior, veteran psychotherapist Susan Anderson offers a three-step program to tame...
 
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Divine Audacity: Dare to Be the Light of the World
On the publication of her first book, Larry Dossey, MD, author of Prayer Is Good Medicine, wrote: "Martella-Whitsett is a wise guide." Her new book makes the audacious claim that each of us can be "the light of the world" Jesus instructed his followers to be. Martella-Whitsett offers a path for living a deep and authentic life outside of the strictures of traditional religious categories. A refreshing approach, in essence, on how to be spiritual without being religious. We need to jettison the idea of a God who is out there and above...
 
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Making Peace with Suicide: A Book of Hope, Understanding, and Comfort
Insightful, provocative, and compassionate, Making Peace with Suicide: A Book of Hope, Understanding, and Comfort takes a good hard look at the world-wide phenomena of suicide. This book is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide and felt that sucker punch of grief; for anyone who is in pain, walking unsteadily, and considering suicide as an option; and for anyone who works with, guides, or counsels those feeling suicidal and/or suffering the profound grief from a suicidal loss. Making Peace with Suicide includes stories of courage, vulnerability, and steadfastness from both the survivors...
 
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Living Big: Embrace Your Passion and Leap into an Extraordinary Life
Boldness, service, kindness, commitment, creativity, happiness, spirituality. These are the subjects of the chapters in this book and the BIG ways we discover our own passion, love with every ounce of us, and reclaim our wildest dreams. It's a book about visionaries, dreamers, crusaders, and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. About how to shift our attitude, seize the day, and grow into the person we were meant to be. Featuring profiles of everyday people who are living fully and completely and filled with suggestions for life-changing activities, this book will get you thinking BIG, dreaming BIG, and...
 
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Laugh Your Way to Happiness: The Science of Laughter for Total Well-Being
Lesley Lyle presents the surprising scientific evidence that reveals the importance of laughter for our mental and physical health, our prosperity, our relationships, our careers – in fact, every aspect of our lives. Drawing inspiration from Laughter Yoga, a movement founded in India by Dr Madan Kataria that uses laughter and breathing exercises to bring about amazing changes in the health and well-being of thousands of individuals, Lesley reveals: The scientific evidence of laughter's beneficial effects on our health, including lowering blood pressure and improving concentration The emotional aspects of laughter and...
 
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Emergence: Seven Steps for Radical Life Change
Are you struggling to improve something about yourself—your health, your mindset, your relationships? Throw aside the self-help books and recognize this one simple, radical truth: the answer is already in you. The harder we try to change, the deeper in the hole we get. We find a new partner but have the same old fights. We strive for an ever bigger paycheck but end up broke at a higher income bracket. This is what happens when the basic principle of life—the Law of Emergence—is disrupted, stopping you from knowing that you are the...
 
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Toasts: The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion
A well-chosen toast can make simple moments special and special moments memorable. Whether it’s celebrating a wedding, a job promotion, a birthday, or a new direction in life, toasting is a tradition that remains a part of honoring important occasions. For nearly 20 years, June Cotner has been the go-to for blessings, housewarmings, new babies, graces, and all of life's rites of passage. Here, she joins forces with award-winning poet and author Nancy Tupper Ling to provide the right words for every occasion! Toasts is the perfect resource for any moment where one needs to raise a...
 
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Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be
It's no secret that women today are juggling a lot. We now make up more than half the workforce in the United States and are busier than ever with partners, children, family and friends, often putting the needs of others ahead of our own. And if we feel overwhelmed by it all or fall short of perfection, many of us have learned to be our own worst critic rather than our own best friend. That's where our inner warrior goddess comes in. In "Warrior Goddess Training," bestselling author HeatherAsh Amara provides the antidote to the flawed idea...
 
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Be a Genie: Create Love, Success and Happiness
This book is a life-transforming treasure map for Love, Success and Happiness. You'll learn how to Be A Genie, and follow the easy steps and keys to creating your heart's desire with your partner, the Universe. The simple five-step Genie System is based on solid science, quantum physics and sacred geometry, along with practical tools to help you realize your life dreams and goals. You are holding the keys to conscious creation. The first step is to allow yourself to hold your desired dream equally believable with your current life situation in your thoughts. Maureen takes you...
 
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Redwood Highway
Living in a comfortable retirement community in Southern Oregon, estranged from her family, unsatisfied with her surroundings, and generally not happy about life, Marie (Shirley Knight) decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of Oregon to revisit the ocean of her past for the first time in 45 years. Once reluctant to attend her granddaughter s wedding, she now arrives as an unexpected guest. Along the way, she meets an extraordinary cast of characters and discovers that you're never too old to learn something about life... and about yourself. ...
 
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The Power of the Heart
From the director of "The Secret"comes this unparalleled and life-changing film about the astonishing power and intelligence of your heart. Featuring some of the most inspiring and influential icons of our age including Paulo Coelho, Maya Angelou, Deepak Chopra, Isabel Allende, and Eckhart Tolle, The Power of the Heart --which ties into a book of the same name--presents fascinating evidence that your heart is much more than a physical organ...and that it can actually transform your views of money, health, relationships, and success. "The Power of the Heart" is an experience that will...
 
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Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might not like what they decide, and you’ll have no one to blame but yourself.” A young corporate lawyer at the time, Gillibrand felt as if she’d been struck by lightning. She instantly knew that her voice—all women’s voices—were essential to shaping the...
 
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Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed
Finding Forgiveness and Freedom on the Camino de Santiago Life was falling apart. Within the space of three years, New York Times best-selling author and six-sensory spiritual teacher Sonia Choquette had suffered the unexpected death of two close family members, seen her marriage implode, and been let down by trusted colleagues. And sympathy was not forthcoming. “You’re a world-renowned intuitive guide and teacher,” people jeered. “How could you not have seen this coming?” Having intuitive abilities didn’t make Sonia superhuman, however. Nor did it exempt...
 
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Prosperity Every Day: A Daily Companion on Your Journey to Greater Wealth and Happiness
With wisdom and strategies for becoming more prosperous every day of the year, this essential little volume from bestselling author Julia Cameron serves as a daily reminder of how to live a full and abundant life. “People think of prosperity as a fiscal bottom line. ‘When I have X amount of money, I will feel better.’ The truth is that prosperity is a spiritual bottom line, and the formula should actually be: ‘When I have X amount of faith, I will feel better.’” —Julia Cameron In this collection of 365 reflections on...
 
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Extraordinary People: Real Life Lessons on What It Takes to Achieve Success
Extraordinary People: Real Life Lessons on What It Takes to Achieve Success shares with readers Mr. Smith, a popular contributor to the "Leaders & Success" column of Investor's Business Daily, draws on his experience as an entrepreneur and business reporter to show the common traits and behaviors that are often shared by high-achievers. These can include courage, the willingness to make dramatic changes, optimism, having an innovative imagination, and persistence in the face of adversity. While learning what it takes to reach enduring success, readers learn about such fascinating people as musician Ray Charles; Martha Harper, inventor...
 
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