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A Life Less Throwaway

By Tara Button
  • ISBN Code: : 0399582525
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Self-Help
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A revolutionary guide to the art of mindful buying that will teach you how to resist cheaply made goods and make smart, fulfilling purchases that last a lifetime. With the whole world trying to convince us to spend our way to happiness, we’ve been left cluttered, stressed, and unfulfilled. Tara Button, founder of BuyMeOnce, is at the forefront of the global movement to change the way we shop and live forever. Tara advocates a life of mindful buying that celebrates what lasts, giving you exercises that help you curb impulses, ignore trends, and discover your true style. Once a shopaholic herself, her groundbreaking mindful curation method reveals the amazing benefits of buying for life and will help you: • Spot the tricks that make you overspend • De-clutter your home • Find the products that serve you best • Rediscover the art of keeping and caring for things • Find happiness, success, and self-worth, beyond buying

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In the wake of devastating tragedy, Charlotte MacLeod has come home to Strathaird Castle on Scotland's ethereal Isle of Skye. Burdened by guilt and pain, she remains determined to shelter her daughter from truths she herself can't face. But the arrival of Bradley Harcourt Ward shatters her tenuous peace. The handsome American with whom Charlotte once shared friendship—and, almost, passion—is now heir to the castle and land. But he is a man torn between his duties at the helm of an empire and his growing desire to return to the land of his forefathers. And his arrival ignites a string of dramatic events that will change their lives. For the secrets that have haunted Strathaird Castle will suddenly catapult Charlotte into a glorious new destiny in which she is finally free to love. But to claim the happiness she has so long been denied, she must harness the powerful legacy of three generations of MacLeods—a bold and indomitable will to fight for the impossible.

Spirituality and Your Life Story

By Bradley Hanson
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  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Book Code : 1480806773
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 456
  • Pdf File: spirituality-and-your-life-story.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Each of us has come to our current life stance through a journey of unique experiences—being born at this time, growing up in this particular social setting and culture, experiencing these specific successes and losses, and having these significant relationships. Whether we are in the early, middle, or latter part of our personal faith story, the ending is still ahead of us—and reviewing our own faith story helps us chart our course into the future. Using psychologist Dan McAdams’s idea that we make sense of life by composing our own life story, author Bradley Hanson explores how our personal identity and spirituality are influenced by the meaning and values embedded in our childhood family life and major story lines promoted by our culture. In our most basic quest to make sense of life, he considers sharply contrasting answers to five fundamental questions. With reflection and suggested group discussion questions at the end of each chapter, this study explores the idea that spirituality and one’s life story are intimately connected. Praise for Spirituality and Your Life Story “Real people tell their stories of success, love, friendship, forgiveness, and loss. Brad Hanson helps us ponder our own deepest commitments and the paths we follow to realize them. A fine book for individual reflection or group discussion.” —H. George Anderson, former presiding bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

A Life in Ragtime

By Reid Badger
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 9780195345209
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 857
  • Pdf File: a-life-in-ragtime.pdf

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In 1919, the world stood at the threshold of the Jazz Age. The man who had ushered it there, however, lay murdered--and would soon plunge from international fame to historical obscurity. It was a fate few would have predicted for James Reese Europe; he was then at the pinnacle of his career as a composer, conductor, and organizer in the black community, with the promise of even greater heights to come. "People don't realize yet today what we lost when we lost Jim Europe," said pianist Eubie Blake. "He was the savior of Negro musiciansin a class with Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King." In A Life in Ragtime , Reid Badger brilliantly captures this fascinating life, tracing a critical chapter in the emergence of jazz through one man's remarkable odyssey. After an early start in Washington, Europe found his fame in New York, the entertainment capital of turn-of-the-century America. In the decade before the First World War, he emerged as an acknowledged leader in African-American musical theater, both as a conductor and an astonishingly prolific composer. Badger reveals a man of tremendous depths and ambitions, constantly aspiring to win recognition for black musicians and wider acceptance for their music. He toiled constantly, working on benefit concerts, joining hands with W.E.B. Du Bois, and helping to found a black music school--all the while winning commercial and critical success with his chosen art. In 1910, he helped create the Clef Club, making it the premiere African-American musical organization in the country during his presidency. Every year from 1912 to 1914, Europe led the Clef Club orchestra in triumphant concerts at Carnegie Hall, winning new respectability and popularity for ragtime. He went on to a tremendously successful collaboration with Vernon and Irene Castle, the international stars who made social dancing a world-wide rage. Along the way, Europe helped to revolutionize American music--and Badger provides fascinating details of his innovations and wide influence. In World War I, the musical pioneer won new fame as the first African-American officer to lead men into combat in that conflict--but he was best known as band leader for the all-black 15th Infantry Regiment. As the "Hellfighters" of the 15th racked up successes on the battlefield, Europe's band took France by storm with the new sounds of jazz. In 1919, the soldiers returned to New York in triumph, and Europe was the toast of the city. Then, just a few months later, he was dead--stabbed to death by a drummer in his own orchestra. From humble beginnings to tragic end, the story of Jim Europe comes alive in Reid Badger's account. Weaving in the wider story of our changing culture, music, and racial conflict, Badger deftly captures the turbulent, promising age of ragtime, and the drama of a triumphant life cut short.

Champions Body-for-LIFE

By Art Carey
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061983292
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Cooking
  • Members : 833
  • Pdf File: champions-body-for-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The all-new official guide to the Body-for-LIFE Challenge, with success secrets and tips to help you win your own personal Body-for-LIFE Challenge, by Body-for-LIFE Challengers and Champions from the past 10 years. Champions Body-for-LIFE is not just another diet or fitness book—it's a book of personal transformation. The Body-for-LIFE 12-week journey has changed the lives of millions. What makes it so successful? It's Simple. It Works. All it takes: 12 weeks 4 hours of exercise per week 6 small, balanced, and nutritious meals per day—never be hungry again Now, Body-for-LIFE Champions and Challengers share how they created new and better lives for themselves, simply by following these three rules: 1. Know your reasons for changing (Chapter 2) 2. Write them down (Chapter 3) 3. Get started (Chapter 4) You do have the power to change your body, your mind, your life. Read how men and women become Champions as you follow the 12-week story of two Body-for-LIFE Challengers. Mark Unger, a major in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Alexa Adair, a college student, share their personal Journeys of Transformation—from their Decisive Moments, to Starting the Challenge, Week 12, and a year later. Week by week, they chronicle the excitement, the tough moments, and the life-transforming experience of finishing their own personal Challenges. Science Shows Body-for-LIFE Works For more than 10 years, millions of people have proven with their real-life transformations that Body-for-LIFE works. Now science shows it works, too! In a clinical study of overweight men and women, the people who followed Body-for-LIFE: Lost approximately twice as much body and belly fat as the control group and moderate exercise higher-carb group Decreased body fat by 21 percent on average Decreased body weight by 11 pounds on average Decreased belly fat by 26 percent on average Champions Body-for-LIFE is for everyone—whether you're starting your first Body-for-LIFE Challenge or your fourth.

Soldiering: A Life on the Edge

By P S GOTHRA
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  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Book Code : 1642497355
  • Total of Pages : 190
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 328
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Book Short Summary:

“Sir, I have reached the ambush site. I can see we have lost Lance Havildar Sajjan and Sepoy Ashok, the enemy has beheaded Ashok and taken his head along, Roger so far” “Roger” “I can see a blood trail going down the nallah. I am taking my party to search for enemy in the nallah, over” “Be deliberate, there may be another ambush. You will not, repeat, not cross the Line of Control, over” All four enemy soldiers were standing in the killing area of the mines laid to target them. There was a big blast as Bharat detonated the mines. Bharat and his party moved closer to observe the damage. They could see four lifeless bodies lying in blood. He signalled Thapa to move. Thapa took out his Khukhri to sever the heads of the enemy soldiers

8 Steps to Create the Life You Want

By Creflo A. Dollar
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  • Publisher : FaithWords
  • Book Code : 0446511021
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 832
  • Pdf File: 8-steps-to-create-the-life-you-want.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Don't wait until tomorrow for the life you want today. Dr. Creflo A. Dollar illuminates eight steps to the magnificent life you crave! Confidence, peace, and abundant life--we all long for these things. In this life-changing book, author and renowned pastor Dr. Creflo A. Dollar challenges readers to stop wishing for a satisfying life. Instead, Dr. Dollar proclaims, we should be claiming the success that God promises today. We do not have to be defined by past failures or mediocrity; we must move forward into the richness available to us right now. God has designed a glorious destiny for each of us, and all we have to do is take hold of it. In order to seize our destiny, each of us must be willing to radically transform our lives. "If you don't like the way you feel," says Dollar, "you've got to change the way you think." By taking manageable steps along the way, each of us can achieve life to the fullest--until it overflows.

Advisor for Life

By Stephen D. Gresham
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 9781118044957
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 887
  • Pdf File: advisor-for-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"The Age Wave of retiring baby boomers is creating a seismic bonanza for financial advisors--if they can provide the kinds of creative and flexible strategies their clients will be wanting and needing. Steve Gresham provides the solid, imaginative, yet practical guidance needed to build winning strategies to meet the needs of a new generation of investors. I have long respected his work and heartily recommend this book." --Ken Dychtwald, PhD, founder and CEO, Age Wave, and author of Age Wave, Age Power,The Power Years, and Workforce Crisis "Steve Gresham showed us in The Managed Account Handbook that the basics to asuccessful advisor do not differ from one country to another. In this book, he is expanding his horizon with his extensive experiences to further help you to develop the skills for building a devoted client base. This is the must-read book for all who want to succeed in the financial advisory industry." --Toshiya ShimizuPresident and CEO, Nikko Cordial Advisors Ltd. "For thirty years, advisors have been using wealth accumulation as their main sales weapon. With the boomers entering retirement, all that's out the window. Now the imperatives are income distribution, planning--making sure the investor does not run out of money. In Steve's newest book, he does an excellent job of walking advisors through this change and showing them how to alter their practices to not only survive but thrive. This is a must-read for any advisor who still wants to be in the business in ten years." --Len Reinhartfounder and President, Lockwood Advisors? "For over thirty years, I have sought advice from industry experts who can help me grow and optimize my practice. Steve Gresham's advice is always of interest to me--he is always right there on the cutting edge." --John Rafal, President, Essex Financial ServicesRegistered Rep.'s Top 50 Financial Advisor for 2006 and Barron's Top 100 Financial Advisor "A good coach can help even the best players reach their potential. As a financial advisor, you coach successful families to tackle life's challenges and achieve their goals. Steve Gresham can help--he has the tactics to help you build a winning team." --Mike KrzyzewskiHead Coach, Duke University Basketball and the 2006 U.S. National Team

Life Less Lived

By Richard Hawkey
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781456840334
  • Total of Pages : 229
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 201
  • Pdf File: life-less-lived.pdf

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“It couldn’t happen to me”. Richard’s a 39 year old happily married man with two wonderful children, a house in the suburbs and a station-wagon. He buys clothes from the ‘medium’ rack and has beige carpets in his house. He is Mr Average. Why did the slow fuse of unmanaged stress smoulder for so long before finally igniting the depression that was more whimper than bang? This is a raw and revealing look at how he succumbed to the demands of modern day metropolitan life; how he burnt out, slid into a severe clinical depression and lost all ability to function and feel basic emotions. It is also a tale of how he came through it, recovering himself and discovering a whole wonderful new way to live. It is funny, shocking, sad, desperate, enlightening, inspirational and informative. It is also completely true. This book is for anyone feeling stressed, worried they are burning out or who is currently suffering from depression and wants honest, practical advice on ways to cope and change their lives positively. In other words – anyone, drawing breath in the 21st Century. This book has been declared a finalist in the International Book Awards

Love's Executioner

By Irvin D. Yalom
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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Book Code : 0465031609
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 533
  • Pdf File: love-s-executioner.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In his classic, bestselling work, the masterful therapist and novelist Irvin Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients In this classic book, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter. With insight and sympathy, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into the personal desires and motivations of ten of his patients, but also tells his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human response with his sensibility as a psychiatrist. Love's Executioner has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers already, and promises to inspire generations of readers to come.

The Life of Saint Columba, Apostle of Scotland

By F. A. Forbes
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 139
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 639
  • Pdf File: the-life-of-saint-columba-apostle-of-scotland.pdf

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"The Life of Saint Columba, Apostle of Scotland" by F. A. Forbes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.