New Arrivals - Philosophy, psychology, and religion
Examines the causes of stress in everyday life and presents such strategies for overcoming it as the practice of acceptance and gratitude, the use of relaxation and meditation techniques, and the cultivation of closer relationships with others.
Drawing from more than fifty thousand stories that have crossed his desk over the past decade, the editor of the "Modern Love" column for the New York times explores the ten aspects of love, revealing its many contradictions and complexities.
Shares true stories of survival inspired by the song "I will survive," received by the author from her fans.
"A memoir about the author's Evangelical upbringing and how it's impacted her life as an adult"-- Provided by publisher.
Presents the principles of discernment, which will teach readers how to read the signs of the times in daily life in order to know what next to do.
" A New York Times bestselling author reveals how to find the right words for every situation Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those and other crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D's: Draft, Devil's Advocate, Deliver. Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts for communication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers"-- Provided by publisher.
Illuminates how brain development impacts teenagers' behavior and relationships. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, he explores the ways in which understanding how the teenage brain functions can help parents make what an incredibly positive period of growth, change, and experimentation in their children's lives less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.
Collects wisdom, humor, teaching stories, and instruction on the author's spiritual acts, including yoga, devotional chant, and mantra practices.
"Millions of people on Mother Earth are suffering from sicknesses in their spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical bodies. Millions of people have limited or no access to healthcare. They want solutions. Millions of people are searching for spiritual secrets, wisdom, knowledge, and practical techniques to transform their physical lives and spiritual journeys. The key to physical life includes good health, good relationships, and flourishing finances. The key to soul life is to reach soul enlightenment. [This book] teaches and empowers humanity to create soul healing miracles" -- Dust jacket flap.
The popular blogger and founder of the Simple Mom online community tells the story of her family's ongoing quest to live more simply, fully and intentionally.
Wife, mom, actress, philanthropist, author, speaker, and blogger Candace Cameron Bure of Full House reaches out to women everywhere about the challenges and victories of faithfully balancing all of life's roles, responsibilities and opportunities.
A candid exploration of the mother-daughter relationship probes the private emotions, pains, joys, and secrets and charts the stages of a woman's life
"In You Can Heal Your Heart, self-help luminary Louise Hay and renowned grief and loss expert David Kessler, the prote;ge; of Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, have come together to start a conversation on healing grief. This remarkable book discusses the emotions that occur when a relationship leaves you brokenhearted, a marriage ends in divorce, or a loved one dies. It will also foster awareness and compassion, provideng you withthe courage to face many other types of losses and challenges, such as saying good-bye to a beloved pet, losing your job, coming to terms witha life-threatening illness or disease, and much more. With a perfect blend of Louise's teachings and affirmations on personal growth and transformation and David's many years of working with those in grief, this empowering book will inspire an extraordinary new way of thinking, bringing hope and fresh insights into your life and even your current and future relationships. You will not only learn how to helop heal your grief, but you will also discover that, yes, you can heal your heart"--
"A simple explanation of the meaning of Zen and what it offers ; easy ways to begin a practice of meditation and mindfulness ; a path to peace and purpose in a stressful, distracting world"--Cover.
This book is a comprehensive self-help book about the various types of loss we may experience over a lifetime, and the attendant grief we feel, in all its variations, related to those losses. The author considers the variety of ways we experience loss and grief, whether through the actual death of a loved one, including a beloved pet, or losses experienced through divorce, medical problems, natural disasters, and material items, and examines what these experiences do to us psychologically, biologically, and emotionally. She offers understanding and tools for moving through the various experiences, both big and small.
"An insightful guide that shows how habits of behavior are formed, and how we can transform bad habits into positive behaviors in ourselves and others. Smart Change explores the psychological mechanisms that form and maintain habits in individuals and groups and offers real, accessible and actionable advice for changing habits"-- Provided by publisher.
"This popular examination of research into children's reports of past-life memories describes a collection of 2,500 cases at the University of Virginia that investigators have carefully studied since Dr. Ian Stevenson began the work more than forty years ago. The children usually begin talking about a past life at the age of two or three and may talk about a previous family or the way they died in a previous life. Their statements have often been found to be accurate for one particular deceased individual, and some children have recognized members of the previous family. A number have also had birthmarks or defects that matched wounds on the body of the deceased person"--Publisher's description
"Former monk Thomas Moore explores the myriad possibilities of creating a personal spiritual style, either inside or outside formal religion. He recounts the benefits of contemplative living that he learned during his twelve years as a monk but also the more original and imaginative spirituality that he later developed and embraced in his secular life. Here, he shares stories of others who are creating their own path: a former football player now on a spiritual quest with the Pueblo Indians, a friend who makes a meditative practice of floral arrangements, and a well-known classical pianist whose audiences sometimes describe having a mystical experience while listening to her performances. Moore weaves their experiences with the wisdom of philosophers, writers, and artists who have rejected materialism and infused their secular lives with transcendence. "-- Provided by publisher.
"What was it like to be there and, if you were lucky, to live through it? In a compelling combination of narrative and groundbreaking historical research, Salem Witch Trial scholar Marilynne K. Roach vividly brings the terrifying times to life while skillfully illuminating the lives of the accused, the accusers, and the afflicted."--Back cover.
Investigates cases of children remembering past lives, including a boy who describes a previous life on a small island, and a boy who finds his past self in a photograph from the 1930s.
A guide for applying simple visual language to any challenge. The instinctive and universal act of doodling can be used to innovate, solve problems and elevate cognitive performance instantly.
"Over the past year, Robert Jeffress has received more national media exposure than any other pastor with multiple appearances on O'Reilly, Bill Maher, Fox News and CNN shows. Jeffress is considered by the media as the go-to person for evangelical views, assuring television coverage on his book"-- Provided by publisher.
"Including a facsimile of the entire journal in O'Connor's own hand, 'A prayer journal' is the record of a brilliant young woman's coming-of-age, a cry from the heart for love, grace, and art"--From publisher description.
"Marianne Williamson, author of the bestselling classic A Return to Love and world-renowned teacher, has taught millions around the world an incredible secret: you can transform your life and the world by simply changing how you think. Our thoughts hold our destiny. In A Year of Miracles, she provides 365 reflections and devotions that offer guidance and spiritual support for following the path of love. These readings help you to remember, each day, that you are not alone, that the universe is alive and ready to shower you with help and miracles when you strive to put your best self forward. Reading these daily morsels of wisdom will help you stay focused, hopeful, and centered--and open your eyes to all the ways God wants to help and bless you. Expect a miracle every day!"-- Provided by publisher.