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Can't Hurt Me
Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
by David Goggins (Dec 04, 2018)
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For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare — poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. Th...
The Barefoot Investor
The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
by Scott Pape (Apr 03, 2017)
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This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' … or a strict budget (that you won't follow). You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this pers...
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Principles
Life and Work
by Ray Dalio (Sep 19, 2017)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Nonviolent Communication
A Language of Life
by Marshall B. Rosenberg (Sep 01, 2015)
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The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copies An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both ...
The Book of Joy
Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
by Dalai Lama (Sep 20, 2016)
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Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity.  The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The subject wa...
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor E. Frankl (Jun 01, 2006)
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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with re...
Never Split the Difference
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
by Chris Voss (May 17, 2016)
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A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including...
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Derek Sivers
The Daily Stoic
366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
by Ryan Holiday (Oct 18, 2016)
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A beautifully packaged, gifty daily devotional of Stoic wisdom, from the author of The Obstacle is the Way. Modern readers praise Stoic philosophy for its unique blend of practicality and wisdom. But it's admittedly hard for the average reader to decipher the Dover Thrift edition of Marcus Aurelius' work. The antiquated, needlessly formal language ...
Why Does He Do That?
Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
by Lundy Bancroft (Sep 02, 2003)
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Lundy Bancroft - a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men - uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship.He says he loves you. So...why does he do that? You've asked yourself this question again and again. Now you...
Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
by James Clear (Oct 16, 2018)
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad o...
Awareness
The Perils and Opportunities of Reality
by Anthony De Mello (May 01, 1992)
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The heart of Anthony de Mello's bestselling spiritual message is awareness. Mixing Christian spirituality, Buddhist parables, Hindu breathing exercises, and psychological insight, de Mello's words of hope come together in Awareness in a grand synthesis.In short chapters for reading in quiet moments at home or at the office, he cajoles and challenge...
The Slight Edge
Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
by Jeff Olson (Nov 04, 2013)
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The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It’s not just another self-he...
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Ryan Flaherty
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
by Lori Gottlieb (Apr 02, 2019)
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One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose office she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, and khakis, he seems to have come straight from Therapist Central Casting. Yet he will ...
The Compound Effect
by Darren Hardy (Oct 02, 2012)
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The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in busi...
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Derek Sivers
Black Box Thinking
The Surprising Truth About Success
by Matthew Syed (Apr 07, 2016)
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An eye-opening, Gladwellian look at the power of a positive attitude toward failure and its profound impact on our success in any field.In the airline industry, failure is taken seriously. Every aircraft is equipped with an almost indestructible black box. When there is an accident, the box is opened, the data is analyzed, and the reason for the ac...
Mastery
by Robert Greene (Oct 29, 2013)
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The #1 New York Timesbestselling sequel to The 48 Laws of PowerMastery synthesizes the years of research Robert Greene conducted while writing the international bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, and The Art of Seduction and demonstrates that the ultimate form of power is mastery itself. By analyzing the lives of such past ...
The Love Dare
by Stephen (Sep 17, 2009)
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The #1 New York Times best seller. More than 5 million units sold. Now available in a heat-burnished, simulated leather, keepsake gift edition. Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. T...
The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition
A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea (Go-Giver, Book 1
by Bob Burg (Oct 06, 2015)
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A new edition with expanded content is available now, “The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea” An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive” The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though some...
Models
Attract Women Through Honesty
by Mark Manson (Jul 28, 2011)
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Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them. It's the most mature and honest guide on how a man can attract women without faking behavior, without lying and without emulating others. A game-changer....
Extreme Ownership
How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
by Jocko Willink (Jan 01, 2018)
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MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLDAn updated edition of the blockbuster leadership book that took America and the world by storm. In Extreme Ownership , Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life.Jocko and Leif served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most hig...
Living with a SEAL
31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
by Jesse Itzler (Nov 01, 2016)
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Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in the New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters. Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. His life is about being bold and risky. So when Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hire...
The Inner Game of Tennis
The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance
by W. Timothy Gallwey (May 27, 1997)
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The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played....
Tiny Beautiful Things
Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
by Cheryl Strayed (Jul 10, 2012)
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Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you; you lose a family member; you cant pay the billsand it can be great: youve had the hottest sex of your life; you get that plum job; you muster the courage to write your novel. Sugarthe once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed as Cheryl Strayed, author of the bestselling memoir Wildis th...
Peak
Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
by Anders Ericsson (Apr 11, 2017)
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“This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin “Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, a...
Lost Connections
Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope
by Johann Hari (Dec 03, 2019)
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, a startling challenge to our thinking about depression and anxiety.Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking antidepressants when he was a teenager. He was toldlike his entire gen...
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Peace Is Every Step
The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
by Thich Nhat Hanh (Mar 01, 1992)
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In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. For him a ringing telephone can be a signal to call us back to our true selves. D...
Inner Engineering
A Yogi's Guide to Joy
by Sadhguru (Sep 20, 2016)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru presents Western readers with a time-tested path to achieving absolute well-being: the classical science of yoga.The practice of hatha yoga, as we commonly know it, is but one of eight branches of the body of knowledge that is yoga. In fact, yoga is a s...
The Untethered Soul
The Journey Beyond Yourself
by Michael A. Singer (Oct 03, 2007)
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What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul—now a #1 New York Times bestseller—offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.Whether this is your first exploration of inner space, or you’ve devoted your life to the...
The Book of Awakening
Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
by Mark Nepo (May 31, 2000)
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The time when we walk in the shadow of death is, ironically, a time when we feel illuminated by life's true meaning. Poet and philosopher Mark Nepo has firsthand experience with this mystery--he had cancer. During his arduous recovery, he sought inspiration and guidance that would reflect his growing appreciation of life. Although this daybook is e...
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Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
by Christiane Northrup M.D. (Jun 01, 2010)
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When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women’s health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest develo...
Stillness Speaks
Whispers of Now
by Eckhart Tolle (Sep 01, 2003)
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Eckhart Tolle shows you how to become your true self by embracing stillness and silence. When we are no longer limited by our thinking mind, suffering and pain disappears and we are able to move forward towards a new understanding of our relationships, of nature and of the profound wisdom that is to be found in stillness....
Start Where You Are
A Guide to Compassionate Living (Shambhala Classics)
by Pema Chodron (Aug 21, 2001)
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Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. With insight and humor, Pema Chödrön presents down-to-earth guidance on how we can "start where we are"—embracing rather than denying the painful aspects of our lives. Pema Chödrön frames her teachings on compassion around fifty-nine ...
The Mastery of Love
A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
by Don Miguel Ruiz (Mar 30, 1999)
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In The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and store the spirit of playf...
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
Live Them and Reach Your Potential
by John C. Maxwell (Sep 02, 2014)
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Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches...
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Patrick Bet-David
Total Money Makeover, The
by Dave Ramsey (Apr 29, 2014)
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New York Times bestsellerYou CAN take control of your money. Build up your money muscles with Americas favorite finance coach.Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. Ther...
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A Return to Love
Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles"
by Marianne Williamson (Mar 15, 1996)
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Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of l...
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Oprah Winfrey
Radical Acceptance
Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
by Tara Brach (Nov 23, 2004)
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For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesnt take much--just hearing of someone elses accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work--to make us feel that we are not okay. Beginning to understand how our lives have become ensnared in this trance of unworthiness is our first ste...
A business classic endorsed by Dale Carnegie, How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling is for anyone whose job it is to sell. Whether you are selling houses or mutual funds, advertisements or ideas—or anything else—this book is for you.When Frank Bettger was twenty-nine he was a failed insurance salesman. By the time he was forty he o...
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Sam Altman
The Power of Moments
Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
by Chip Heath (Oct 03, 2017)
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change usand how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insig...
The Magic of Thinking Big
(Vermilion Life Essentials)
by David J Schwartz (Aug 08, 2019)
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The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction, but you do need to lea...
Way of the Warrior Kid
From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way
by Jocko Willink (May 02, 2017)
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National Bestseller Fifth grade was the worst year of Marc's life. He stunk at gym class, math was too hard for him, the school lunch was horrible, and his class field trip was ruined because he couldn't swim. But what was most awful thing about fifth grade? Kenny Williamson, the class bully, who calls himself the King of the Jungle.When Marc's mot...
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Tobi Lutke
Influence
Science and Practice (5th Edition)
by Robert B. Cialdini (Aug 07, 2008)
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Influence: Science and Practice is an examination of the psychology of compliance (i.e. uncovering which factors cause a person to say "yes" to another's request). Written in a narrative style combined with scholarly research, Cialdini combines evidence from experimental work with the techniques and strategies he gathered while working as a sales...
Financial Peace Revisited
New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 26, 2003)
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Dave Ramsey knows what it's like to have it all. By age twenty-six, he had established a four-million-dollar real estate portfolio, only to lose it by age thirty. He has since rebuilt his financial life and, through his workshops and his New York Times business bestsellers Financial Peace and More than Enough, he has helped hundreds of thousands of...
A Mind for Numbers
How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
by Barbara Oakley PhD (Jul 30, 2014)
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Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to st...
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Derek Sivers
Go Pro
7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional
by Eric Worre (May 01, 2013)
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Over twenty years ago at a company convention, Eric Worre had an aha moment that changed his life forever. At that event he made the decision to Go Pro and become a Network Marketing expert. Since that time, he has focused on developing the skills to do just that. In doing so, Eric has touched and been touched by hundreds of thousands of people aro...
This Naked Mind
Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life
by Annie Grace (Jan 02, 2018)
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This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress-relief as...
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Daring Greatly
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown (Apr 07, 2015)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done the...
Turning Pro
Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
by Steven Pressfield (May 30, 2012)
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Turning pro is free, but it's not easy.When we turn pro, we give up a life that we may have become extremely comfortable with. We give up a self that we have come to identify with and to call our own.Turning pro is free, but it demands sacrifice.The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an interior odyssey whose trials are surv...
Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 01, 2012)
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Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money covers the A to Z of Dave’s money teaching, including how to budget, save, dump debt, and invest. If you’re looking for practical information to answer all your “How?” “What?” and “Why?” questions about money, this book is for you. You’ll also learn all about insurance, mortgage options, marketing, bargain hunt...
The Places That Scare You
A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times (Deckled Edge)
by Pema Chodron (Aug 21, 2018)
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We always have a choice, Pema Chodron teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This wisdom is always available to us, she teaches, but w...
Richest Man in Babylon - Original Edition
by George S. Clason (Aug 01, 2017)
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Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Success Secrets of the Ancients—An Assured Road to Happiness and Prosperity Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest ...
Together
The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
by Vivek H Murthy M.D. (Apr 21, 2020)
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Instant New York Times Bestseller!...
This book is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations—embracing the potent mixture of joy, suffering, brilliance, and confusion that characterizes the human experience. Pema Chödrön shows us the profound value of our situation of "no escape" from the ups and downs of life....
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Tools of Titans
The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
by Timothy Ferriss (Dec 06, 2016)
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The latest groundbreaking book from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek.  From the author:   For the last two years, Ive interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icon...
As a Man Thinketh
Original 1902 Edition
by James Allen (May 10, 2017)
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The Best Edition of As a Man Thinketh (Original Version) on Kindle Beware of other editions with poor formatting and typos. As we think, so we become. This fundamental truth, which some have called "The Secret" or the "Law of Attraction," was clearly and convincingly argued for the first time in James Allen's masterpiece, ...
Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life
Living the Wisdom of the Tao
by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer (Jan 01, 2009)
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Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses, which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of our existence. The classic text of these 81 verses, called the Tao Te Ching or the Great Way, offers advice and guidance that is balanced, moral, spiritual, and ...
The Art of Learning
An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
by Josh Waitzkin (May 27, 2008)
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In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twice.Josh Waitzkin knows what it means to be at the top of his game. A public figure since winning his first National Chess Championship at the age of ni...
The Success Principles
How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
by Jack Canfield (Dec 28, 2005)
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Jack Canfield, cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, turns to the principles he's studied, taught, and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and inspiring guide that will help any aspiring person get from where they are to where they want to be. The Success Principles™ will teach you how to increas...
Mastery
The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment
by George Leonard (Feb 01, 1992)
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"The pracitcal wisdom in George Leonard's book will have a great influence for many years to come." —Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the Kingdom and The Future of the BodyDrawing on Zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, bestselling author Gorge Leonard shows how the process of mastery can help us attain a higher level of ...
The Courage to Be Disliked
The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness
by Ichiro Kishimi (May 08, 2018)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up for the mind, The Courage to Be Disliked is the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to free yourself from the shackles of past experiences and others’ expectations to achieve real happiness.The Courage to Be Disliked, already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies sold, demonstrates...
The Richest Man in Babylon
by George S. Clason (Apr 28, 2017)
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This hardcover edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.25 spacing. The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless classic, revealing the secrets to making money and keeping it. This inspirational book is hailed as the greatest of books on finances. It unveils the secrets to wealth, providing priceless suggestions, advice, unfo...
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Hands of Light
A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
by Barbara Brennan (May 01, 1988)
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With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with more than twenty years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness and health, and who wish to achieve their full potential. Our physical bodies...
Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself
How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One
by Dr. Joe Dispenza (Feb 15, 2013)
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You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In ...
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You Are the Placebo
Making Your Mind Matter
by Dr. Joe Dispenza (Sep 08, 2015)
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Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo,Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson’s disease by believing in a placebo....
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The Obstacle Is the Way
The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
by Ryan Holiday (May 01, 2014)
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“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” — Marcus AureliusWe are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn’t be this way. There is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history—from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs—a formula that let them turn obst...
The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)
by Don Miguel Ruiz (Jul 10, 2018)
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In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.   A New York Time...
Psycho-Cybernetics Deluxe Edition
The Original Text of the Classic Guide to a New Life
by Maxwell Maltz (Dec 06, 2016)
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A magnificent, deluxe edition of one of the greatest and top-selling self-help books ever written, suited to a lifetime of reading, rereading, notetaking, and display.Since 1960, Maxwell Maltz's Psycho-Cybernetics has sold millions of copies in dozens of editions and gained the loyalty of generations of artists, athletes, and high achievers who atr...
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The Miracle of Mindfulness
An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
by Thich Nhat Hanh (May 01, 1999)
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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-und...
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Stillness Is the Key
by Ryan Holiday (Oct 01, 2019)
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In The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, bestselling author Ryan Holiday made ancient wisdom wildly popular with a new generation of leaders in sports, politics, and technology. In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahea...
The Last Lecture
by Randy Pausch (Apr 17, 2008)
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A lot of professors give talks titled 'The Last Lecture'. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie M...
The 5 Love Languages
The Secret to Love that Lasts
by Gary Chapman (Jan 01, 2015)
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Simple ideas, lasting love...
Barking Up the Wrong Tree
The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
by Eric Barker (May 14, 2019)
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Wall Street Journal BestsellerMuch of the advice we’ve been told about achievement is logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it. You’ll learn:• Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires,...
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The Gift of Fear
And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
by Gavin de Becker (May 11, 1998)
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True fear is a gift.Unwarranted fear is a curse.Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trustand act onour gut instin...
Failing Forward
Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success
by John C. Maxwell (Apr 01, 2007)
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Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success...
Everything Is Figureoutable
by Marie Forleo (Sep 10, 2019)
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Do you ever have trouble finishing what you start? Do amazing ideas come to you all the time but after the initial excitement wanes you struggle to follow through? If you're creative and ambitious, the answer is likely yes.The problem isn't you. It's not that you're not hardworking, intelligent or deserving, but that you haven't yet installed the o...
Practicing the Power of Now
Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises From The Power of Now
by Eckhart Tolle (Aug 31, 2001)
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Eckhart Tolle is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s most inspiring spiritual teachers, sharing the enlightenment he himself experienced after a startling personal transformation. His views go beyond any particular religion, doctrine, or guru. This book extracts the essence from his teachings in The Power of Now, showing us how to free ourselves...
The Voice of Knowledge
A Practical Guide to Inner Peace
by Don Miguel Ruiz (Apr 01, 2004)
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In THE VOICE OF KNOWLEDGE, Miguel Ruiz reminds us of a profound and simple truth: The only way to end our emotional suffering and restore our joy I living is to stop believing in lies - mainly about ourselves. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, this breakthrough book shows us how to recover our faith in the truth and return to our own common sense.Rui...
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I Thought It Was Just Me
by L.M.S.W. Ph.D. Brené Brown (Apr 15, 2014)
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An affirming, revealing examination of the painful effects of shame—with new, powerful strategies that promise to transform a woman’s ability to love, parent, work, and build relationships.Shame manifests itself in many ways. Addiction, perfectionism, fear and blame are just a few of the outward signs that Dr. Brené Brown discovered in her 6-year s...
High Performance Habits
How Extraordinary People Become That Way
by Brendon Burchard (Sep 19, 2017)
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THESE SIX HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY. After extensive original research and a decade as the worlds highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle...
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Rising Strong
How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown (Apr 04, 2017)
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The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brené Brown writes, can be our g...
A Course in Miracles
Combined Volume
by Helen Schucman (Nov 01, 2007)
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Helen Schucman, Ph.D., was a clinical and research psychologist. A Course in Miracles was "scribed" by Dr. Schucman between 1965 and 1972 through a process of inner dictation. She experienced the process as one of a distinct and clear dictation from an inner voice, which earlier had identified itself to her as Jesus. William Thetford, Ph.D., was he...
Ego Is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday (Jun 14, 2016)
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“While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive, visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I’ve found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition.” – from the P...
Unlimited Power Featuring Tony Robbins Live!
by Anthony (Tony) Robbins (Feb 01, 2000)
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It's not about power over other people. It's about power over yourself!Yes, you can do, have, achieve, and create anything you want out of life. Anthony Robbins has proved it. Robbins, the undisputed master of the magic of mind power shows you in this audio program how to harness yours. He demonstrates -- passionately and eloquently -- that whateve...
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The Truth
An Eye-Opening Odyssey Through Love Addiction, Sex Addiction, and Extraordinary Relationships
by Neil Strauss (May 01, 2018)
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The title of this book has been changed to The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships. Please see that book listing for more information....
Living Beautifully
with Uncertainty and Change
by Pema Chodron (May 21, 2019)
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Is it possible to live well when the very ground we stand on is shaky? Yes, says everyone's favorite Buddhist nun, it's even possible to live beautifully, compassionately, and happily on shaky ground—and the secret is: the ground is always shaky. Pema shows how using a traditional Buddhist practice called the Three Vows or Three Commitments is a wa...
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On Fire
The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life
by John O'Leary (Mar 15, 2016)
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In the bestselling tradition of Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly and Nick Vujicic’s Life Without Limits comes a rousing 7-step plan for living a life on fire, filled with hope and possibility—from an inspirational speaker who survived a near-fatal fire at the age of nine and now runs a successful business inspiring people all around the world.When John...
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The 48 Laws of Power
by Robert Greene (Sep 01, 2000)
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This amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages....
The Gift of Fear
Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
by Gavin De Becker (Jun 01, 1997)
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A carjacker lurking in a shopping mall parking lot. An abusive husband pounding on the door. A disgruntled employee brandishing a gun. These days, no one is safe from the specter of violence. But according to Gavin de Becker, everyone can feel safer, act safer, be safer -- if they learn how to listen to their own sixth sense about danger.De Becker ...
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
by Daniel Coyle (Apr 01, 2010)
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'Talent. You've either got it or you haven't.' Not true, actually.In The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle draws on cutting-edge research to reveal that, far from being some abstract mystical power fixed at birth, ability really can be created and nurtured.In the process, he considers talent at work in venues as diverse as a music ...
The Code of the Extraordinary Mind
10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms
by Vishen Lakhiani (Dec 31, 2019)
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What if everything we think we know about how the world works--our ideas of love, education, spirituality, work, happiness, and love--are based on Brules (bullsh*t rules) that get passed from generation to generation and are long past their expiration date?This book teaches you to think like some of the greatest non-conformist minds of our era, to ...
How to Win Friends & Influence People
by Dale Carnegie (Oct 01, 1998)
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You can go after the job you wantand get it! You can take the job you haveand improve it! You can take any situationand make it work for you!Dale Carnegies rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, Ho...
Attached
The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love
by Amir Levine (Jan 05, 2012)
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We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle? According to psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller, the answer is a resounding...
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John M. Gottman (May 16, 1999)
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John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life's work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical quest...
Fluent Forever
How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
by Gabriel Wyner (Aug 05, 2014)
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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and pr...
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Make It Stick
The Science of Successful Learning
by Peter C. Brown (Apr 14, 2014)
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To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychol...
Unlimited Power
by Anthony Robbins (Jun 15, 1986)
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Anthony Robbins fornisce in questo libro un insieme di strumenti pratici tali da rendere l'individuo capace di iniziative concrete nonostante eventuali paure; e la capacità di fare tutto ciò che occorre per avere successo è un potere quanto mai concreto....
Self-Compassion
The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
by Dr. Kristin Neff (Jun 23, 2015)
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The relentless pursuit of high self-esteem has become a virtual religion. Our ultracompetitive culture tells us we need to be constantly above average to feel good about ourselves, but there is always someone more attractive, successful, or intelligent than we are. And even when we do manage to grab hold of high self-esteem for a brief moment, we c...
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The ONE Thing
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
by Gary Keller (Apr 01, 2013)
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The One Thing explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority, and productivity....
Ask and It Is Given
Learning to Manifest Your Desires
by Esther Hicks (Oct 01, 2004)
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Ask and It Is Given, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you're living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve.As you read, you'll come to understand how your relationships, health issues, finances, career concerns, and more are influe...
Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition
When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life
by Henry Cloud (Oct 03, 2017)
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This New York Times bestselling and award-winning book helps readers set healthy boundaries in order to be the loving people God created, and now offers a whole new chapter. Are you in control of your life? Christians often focus so much on being loving and giving that they forget their own limits and limitations. Have you ever found yourself wonde...
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