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The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2013

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Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful life Author Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches readers how to live the life of their dreams. This book reveals the principles, tools, and philosophies she has used to achieve a balanced, healthy, and joyful life. People want contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal...

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Visual CBT: Using pictures to help you apply Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to change your life

Visual CBT: Using pictures to help you apply Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to change your life

By: Avy Joseph; Maggie Chapman

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2013

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Many people learn best by following a visual approach - retaining information far more successfully if that information is given to them in a visual manner. Visual CBT uses illustrations, graphics and images to help the reader to alter their thought patterns and change behaviours through CBT to become a happier, healthier individual. Uniquely, it highlights the differences between healthy and unhealthy emotional responses - for example Anxiety instead of Concern - to enable the reader to quickly "picture" how they are reacting, and bring it into line with the healthy type of...

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Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion

Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion

By: Joseph Shrand; Leigh Devine

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2013

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Surefire strategies for transforming anger in yourself and others In this must-have resource, Dr. Joseph Shrand offers seven innovative yet remarkably uncomplicated strategies to help turn powerful anger impulses into positive, success-oriented actions. These brain-based techniques teach you how to recognize the many forms of anger we all experience, and how to tap into your brain's very own anger absorption zone the prefrontal cortex. Dr. Shrand also explores the ways these techniques can be used to harness the anger of others. When we learn to recognize and defuse the anger response of...

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Upgrade: Taking Your Work and Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Upgrade: Taking Your Work and Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

By: Rana Florida

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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The 7 Key Principles to achieving YOUR business and life goalsWhat could a graffiti artist, eminent neurologist, star athlete, celebrity chef, fashion designer, rocket scientist, and Grammy Award–winning musician possibly have in common?In this groundbreaking new book, Rana Florida shares their formula, giving you the tools to achieve unimaginable success in work and life. ...

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Surfaces and Essences

Surfaces and Essences

By: Douglas Hofstadter; Emmanuel Sander

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 23-APR-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Analogy is the core of all thinking. This is the simple but unorthodox premise that Pulitzer Prize–winning author Douglas Hofstadter and French psychologist Emmanuel Sander defend in their new work. Hofstadter has been grappling with the mysteries of human thought for over thirty years. Now, with his trademark wit and special talent for making complex ideas vivid, he has partnered with Sander to put forth a highly novel perspective on cognition. We are constantly faced with a swirling and intermingling multitude of ill-defined situations. Our brain’s job is to try to make sense of this...

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Life Reimagined

Life Reimagined

By: Richard J. Leider

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

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Are You Ready for Your Life Reimagined Moment? Are you at a point in your life where you’re asking, “What’s next?” You’ve finished one chapter and you have yet to write the next one. Many of us face these transitions at midlife, but they can happen at any point. It’s a time full of enormous potential, and it defines a whole new phase of life. It’s called Life Reimagined. Here is your map to guide you in this new life phase. You can use the powerful practices and insights—enhanced with online tools and exercises at AARP’s LifeReimagined.org website—to help you uncover your own special gifts,...

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The Art of Creative Thinking

The Art of Creative Thinking

By: John Adair

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 10-SEP-2013

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The Art of Creative Thinking provides clear, practical guidelines for developing your powers as a creative thinker. Using examples of entrepreneurs, authors, scientists and artists, John Adair illustrates a key aspect of creativity in each chapter. Stimulating and accessible, this book will help you to understand the creative process, overcome barriers to new ideas, learn to think effectively and develop a creative atttitude. It will help you to become more confident in yourself as a creative person. The Art of Creative Thinking gives you a fresh concept of creative thinking and it will...

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How to Keep Calm and Carry On

How to Keep Calm and Carry On

By: Daniel Freeman; Jason Freeman

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

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You can start living a happy and worry-free life. Discover how, whatever life throws at you, you can keep calm and carry on.   Using the latest, proven-to-work techniques, leading psychologist Professor Daniel Freeman and psychology writer Jason Freeman harness all the leading research to help you overcome your worries, anxieties and fears so you feel more calm, composed and centred.   ...

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Why Cats Land on Their Feet

Why Cats Land on Their Feet

By: Mark Levi

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 30-AUG-2013

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Ever wonder why cats land on their feet? Or what holds a spinning top upright? Or whether it is possible to feel the Earth's rotation in an airplane? Why Cats Land on Their Feet is a compendium of paradoxes and puzzles that readers can solve using their own physical intuition. And the surprising answers to virtually all of these astonishing paradoxes can be arrived at with no formal knowledge of physics. Mark Levi introduces each physical problem, sometimes gives a hint or two, and then fully explains the solution. Here readers can test their critical-thinking skills against a whole...

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Better Your Life (Collection)

Better Your Life (Collection)

By: Linda Elder; Richard Paul; Judy Chartrand; Stewart Emery; Russ Hall; Heather Ishikawa; John Maketa

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 27-AUG-2013

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Better critical thinking can transform your life and help you improve every decision you make! Now, in just 30 days, master specific, easy-to-learn critical thinking techniques that help you cut through lies, gain insight, and make smarter choices in every area of your life -- from work and money to intimate relationships. World-renowned critical thinking experts Dr. Linda Elder and Dr. Richard Paul show how to overcome poor thinking habits caused by self-deception or out-of-control emotions... clarify what you really want... recognize what you don't know... ask better questions... resist...

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Praise for The Power of Feedback "Some books are worthy of being recommended simply because of their subject matter. . . . There is no greater force to improve the quality of human relationships or improve the way organizations function than to multiply the amount and improve the quality of feedback." "Other books are worthy of being recommended . . . when an author takes an otherwise abstract, obtuse subject and turns it into an actionable, practical set of things to do. Joe Folkman has accomplished that task . . . helping individuals and organizations to develop feedback-rich...

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Assertiveness: How To Be Strong In Every Situation

Assertiveness: How To Be Strong In Every Situation

By: Conrad Potts; Suzanne Potts

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2013

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How to overcome challenges with confidence No matter how successful we are, we all face stressful and hard-to-handle challenges in daily life, and - if we want to be as happy and healthy as we can - we must learn to assert ourselves, make our voices heard and approach life with confidence and self-assurance. This book is a roadmap to help you navigate your way through those challenging opportunities, hurdles and milestones. Taking universal scenarios case by case, and packed with practical tips, this inspiring, down-to-earth book will give you the tools to build your self-esteem and...

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Bounce Forward: How to Transform Crisis into Success

Bounce Forward: How to Transform Crisis into Success

By: Sam Cawthorn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2013

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An inspiring business book that shows leaders and businesspeople how to turn adversity into innovation, productivity, and profitability When he was just twenty-six years old, Sam Cawthorn's life changed forever. A terrible car accident cost him his arm, left him in a coma, and put him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life—or so he thought. Today, Sam is one of the most successful motivational and inspirational speakers around, addressing some 100,000 people around the world each year, from some of the world's biggest companies. Sam's recovery was more than just a bounce back to where...

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The Literature of Possibility

The Literature of Possibility

By: Tom Butler-Bowdon

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2013

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For centuries, individuals have strived for “the good life:” the ability to provide for oneself and one’s family, make meaningful contributions to society, and enjoy culture and nature, among other happy pursuits. ...

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The Ecology of Learning

The Ecology of Learning

By: John Blewitt

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

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Your house is flooded by 'unseasonal' heavy rain. What do you learn from this experience? Do you shrug your shoulders and call your insurer? Or do you choose to learn about climate change, switch to renewable energy and lobby politicians? In this insightful book, John Blewitt explores the possibilities for developing a sustainable society through 'lifelong learning' ? that is, learning that happens in everyday environments and activities as diverse as shopping, community, 'edutainment', information and communication technology, the internet, broadcasting, people's experience of place and...

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Celebrate 100: Centenarian Secrets to Success in Business and Life

Celebrate 100: Centenarian Secrets to Success in Business and Life

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

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A thoroughly enthralling book that proves the truth of the adage, "with age comes wisdom" Based on video recorded interviews and extensive surveys of more than 500 Centenarians, this unforgettable book brings you into a world few human beings have ever known. What must it be like to have lived an entire century—and not just any century, but one of the most fertile, productive, cataclysmic, revolutionary hundred-year periods in the history of the human race? Imagine having navigated all of life's personal milestones against the backdrop of the Jazz Age, the Great Depression, two World...

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The Rules to Break

The Rules to Break

By: Richard Templar

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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A personal code for living your life your way   From a very young age you’ve been inundated with other people’s rules – parents, teachers, friends – helpful principles, friendly advice and little pointers to help you get on in life. Trouble is, however well-inte nded, many simply aren’t true (at least not all the time) and yet they’re having a major influence on your life whether you realise it or not.   So, how do you free yourself from these false or unhelpful beliefs that have somehow become ingrained in the deepest recesses of your mind?   How do you sort the gold dust...

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Mindfulness: Be mindful. Live in the moment.

Mindfulness: Be mindful. Live in the moment.

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Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 27-JUL-2013

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Be calm, collected and in the moment Too often, life just races by. You don't fully experience what's happening now, because you're too busy thinking about what needs doing tomorrow, or distracted by what happened yesterday. And all the time your mind is chattering with commentary or judgement. Mindfulness allows you to experience the moment instead of just rushing through it. Being mindful opens you up to new ideas and new ways of doing things, reducing stress and increasing your enjoyment of life. With ideas, tips and techniques to help you enjoy a more mindful approach to life,...

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The Seven Paths

The Seven Paths

By: Anasazi Foundation

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2013

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Discover the Healing Power of the Wilderness People have moved away from Mother Earth, bringing heartache, pain, and other maladies of the modern age. The “self-help” movement claims to offer peace and fulfillment to individuals, but this solitary approach takes us only so far. Ultimately, it is in communion with our fellow beings and the natural world that we are made whole. We need to leave the path of Me and follow the path of We. This poetic, evocative story presents the meditations of an ancient Anasazi tribesman who rejects his family and sets off on a journey through the desert. He...

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The Promise

The Promise

By: Graham Price

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 13-JUL-2013

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You can eliminate anxiety, worry and negativity from your life - that's what The Promise is all about. It's powerful, inspiring and revolutionary program that will turn all your negative thoughts into feelings of positivity and wellbeing. It's a change you will feel in every part of your life and one your friends, family and colleagues will see. Soon you'll  begin to live the life you've always wanted. That's The Promise . ...