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David Allen is a British professional boxer. Nicknamed "The White Rhino", Allen is known for his toughness inside the boxing ring and is a two-time Commonwealth heavyweight title challenger.
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Our Towns
A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America
James Fallows - 2018-05-08
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Explore the heart of America in this inspiring journey across dozens of towns. The authors witness the nation's awareness of its problems, from the opioid crisis to economic displacement, but also the innovative solutions being crafted at the local level that stand in stark contrast to the bitter politics of the world stage. Highlighting the generosity, energy, and determination of everyday Americans, "Our Towns" is a hopeful and astute account of a country emerging from a dark chapter with renewed purpose.
David Allen
Fab book releasing today by friends James and Deborah Fallows - chronicle of their experiences of middle-American community success stories. Must read, if you care about how people who care can really make a difference!      source
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Greg Siskind
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The Oxygen Advantage
Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You Become Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter
Patrick McKeown - 2015-09-15
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Optimize your body's oxygen use for better health, weight loss, and sports performance with easy-to-follow techniques from a renowned breathing expert. Chronic over-breathing is a common, yet rarely identified problem that contributes to a host of disorders. In this revolutionary book, you'll learn how to efficiently breathe using reduced breathing exercises and high altitude simulation, resulting in better endurance, cardio-fitness, and even weight loss. With The Oxygen Advantage, you'll climb stairs or even run for a bus without gasping for air, achieve easy weight loss, improved sleep and energy, increased concentration, and more.
David Allen
I had no idea how critical it is to do nasal breathing instead of mouth breathing. It is amazing stuff.      source
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Laird Hamilton
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The Antidote
Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking
Oliver Burkeman - 2012-11-13
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Discover an original and thought-provoking approach to self-help in "The Antidote." Author Oliver Burkeman explores success through failure and calm through embracing anxiety, challenging the idea that happiness is solely achieved through wealth, romance, or work. Burkeman shares insights from a diverse group of individuals, including Buddhists, psychologists, and Greek philosophers, who argue that our constant pursuit of happiness is what's making us miserable. Embrace uncertainty, failure, and insecurity for a truly fulfilling life with this uplifting guide to happiness.
David Allen
Fabulous book. Totally fun. It’s happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking.      source
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Never Met a Man I Didn't Like
The Life and Writings of Will Rogers
Will Rogers - 1991-12-01
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Discover the life and wisdom of Will Rogers, a true American icon. From his Cherokee heritage to his cowboy roots, Rogers captivated audiences with his gentle and uproarious humor, astounding rope tricks, and sharp insights. He was a movie star, vaudeville headliner, and the voice of the nation in the 1920s and '30s. His words and observations are as entertaining, inspiring, and relevant today as they ever were. This book offers the essential story of his remarkable career and the warm, knowing, and hilarious philosophy he embodied.
David Allen
I have a little bit of that in me.      source