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Self-Help & Relationships
by Dr. Ione D. VargusDr. Ione Vargus has long been convinced of the value of family reunions, especially among black families. For quite a few years, she traveled around the country to visit various black family reunions to observe what families did. She interviewed various members of those families as well. The result is this book, which delves into the social and psychological benefits of having reunions, as well as some advice and guidance on the nuts and bolts of planning and holding a reunion.
by Dr. Linda L. SinghBoxes are a part of everyday life. You have boxes of food in your pantry. Boxes help you organize your office supplies and the items in your bathroom. You store your childhood mementos and the memories of your children in boxes. You keep important papers in fireproof boxes. You use boxes to safely transport things. In What’s in Your Box, author Dr. Linda L. Singh challenges you to be open-minded about boxes. Begin to see boxes from a different perspective. They aren’t just practical cubes you... more
by Julia S. DaneThe author identifies aspects of her belief system as depicted through the life of the main character of this story, Rebekah. Julia has no doubt that all people have value and the ability to contribute in some form to the betterment of the human condition. People bring this reality to life in varying degrees, depending not only on their choices but on the choices made by the influencers in our lives. The experiences discussed in this book demonstrate how people can continue to repeat patterns wh... more
by Lynn HubschmanThis is a lively, fun, down to earth book with helpful ways to look at life, sex, and love. It offers practical applications to make life fulfilled and joyful. While there is no all-knowing guru, my over forty years of experience as a relationship counselor and sex educator provides some answers for problems as well as how to avoid them. The book has won a national first runner up award from Eric Hoffer. “Author Lynn Hubschman has constructed a book that gives grandmotherly advice to those... more
by David KadavyYou’ve done everything you can to save time. Every productivity tip, every “life hack,” every time management technique. But the more time you save, the less time you have. The more overwhelmed, stressed, exhausted you feel. “Time management” is squeezing blood from a stone. Introducing a new approach to productivity. Instead of struggling to get more out of your time, start effortlessly getting more out of your mind.
by Lester LevensonHappiness Is Free is filled with profound insights and practical tools that will guide you to let go of painful feelings, unwanted thoughts, and negative stories and naturally open up to the happiness and unlimited potential that is within you right now. And it’s easier than you think. Simple but powerful questions for self-inquiry and effective techniques will empower you to gently let go of what, just a moment ago, seemed like an unsolvable issue or overwhelming emotion—anything from anger ... more
by Ben RosenfeldNew Parent Smell: Funny Thoughts On Pregnancy, Newborns & Tots is an illustrated humor book that helps ease the stress of parents-to-be. New Parent Smell is the book to read after you’ve read one of those “What To Expect When You’re Expecting” type books, got hit with anxiety and could use some laughs.Comedians Ben and Michelle Rosenfeld take you through their hilarious entry into parenthood with pithy jokes and over 100 illustrations. Unlike other humorous new parent books, New Parent Smell is ... more
by Terry SweeneyPearls of Wisdom is filled with wonderfully practical advice. Each chapter deals with a particular area or challenge of life, and author Terry Sweeney never leaves his readers guessing as to how to face and fix life’s problems. Written against the backdrop of a fully and boldly lived life, Pearls takes tough issues head-on, issues such as the secrets we all keep (even to the point of poisoning our souls), the need to forgive others––even the most difficult people in our lives, and how to set co... more
by Marlene Resnick SimonsThe role of parent is often the longest and most important job an individual will have in a lifetime. Yet, little is taught about this topic before parents find themselves in that role. "Nobody's Perfect" is a wonderful resource for parents. Lighthearted in her storytelling of kids' experiences and compassionate in her wisdom to parents, Marlene offers a compelling and reassuring guide to the struggles and challenges all families face-especially in these trying times." -Diane Lim, "Economis... more
by Oreste J. DAversaStarting over is always a challenge, at best is difficult and at worst sometimes impossible and is now even more magnified with the advent of a pandemic. We all need, want and desire direction to pick our lives up and begin again. As we all are multifaceted as human beings so must our approach be multifaceted as well to begin our new journey.
by Ilona YukovThis is a 30-day journey into learning how to stay grounded, centered, and in high vibration. There are various tools and exercises presented in the book that are fun and insightful. The journey helps you live life to your fullest potential and will support you throughout your lifetime. Guided audio meditations are offered to make this a really powerful experience. A Facebook community is also available to help connect and share your stories.
by Veera Surampudi
Inspirational and self-knowledge
by Jeff SimpsonAre you ready to make real-life changes? Have you had your share of struggles? We continue to repeat the same mistakes when we're satisfied with ordinary. Learn to live life in the present and strive for greatness. This book is about finding the best version of YOU. Follow these 8 steps in search of what makes you great. Healthy Living Relationships Finding passion in your career Meditation Law of Attraction Gratitude and Blessings Reading & Journaling Forgiveness and Joy
by Edward HornerNo human being, nor animal nor plant nor smallest microbe manages to escape death. It’s the ultimate end of everyone now living or that ever will live. There is no “cure” and no avoiding it, but from a Buddhist perspective, suffering over this inevitability is something we can reduce and maybe even avoid.
by Edward HornerEach and every one of us shares the combined experiences of pain and suffering. It is unavoidable. The pain comes from the simple fact that we are human and that our physiology and psychic makeup allow it to arise. Suffering is a different matter. It will arise when our ego isn’t being stoked. It will arise when we experience loss. It will be experienced when our expectation is not met. Whenever anything happens to us that our ego isn’t ready for, or desirous of, we will suffer. In Pa... more
by Edward HornerWhat is wisdom? Who is wise? Can wisdom be developed? These are the questions Horner sets out to answer, from a Buddhist perspective. He manages to avoid convoluted, philosophical discussions, focusing instead on secular, everyday concerns with thoughtful examples and practical applications in a workman-like manner to help the reader better understand the nature of wisdom and how it can be developed. The author sets forth 12 pillars of wisdom that are easily accessed and applied – not only ... more