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Self-Help & Relationships
by Michael Surdyka
Addiction affects nearly every person in one way or another. To those caught in its merciless grips, it can negatively impact their brain and behavior. When you’re addicted to something, you can’t resist it, no matter how much harm it may cause. Addiction isn’t about just illegal drugs. You can get addicted to alcohol, painkillers, nicotine, pornography, and other substances. Addiction is when you can’t stop even when it puts your health in danger nor when it causes financial, emotional, and ... more
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 Barbara Koltuska-HaskinPsychology/self-help
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
by Matthew MaxwellA heartbroken and miserable boy begins a life-changing journey when a menacing guest disturbs him at dinner. Confronted one-by-one by the sources of his torment, the boy is forced to consider some of life's key questions: What makes one thing vile and another sacred? How can I be at peace with a broken heart, a bruising childhood, or a critical illness? What decides how I experience life? What am I? With a surprising and simple message, How to Hold a Cockroach is a moving love letter to... more
by Audrey C JollyCreativity is a path to the innermost self, where we find a sense of wholeness by embracing emotions that we have shut up and shut away. It lets us reconnect with lost parts of ourselves that carry fear, anger, sadness and loneliness. Yet many people falsely believe creativity is not for them. This exhilarating and original book gives creativity its rightful place on the journey from trauma to mastery. With more than 30 years' experience as an artist, educator, and psychotherapist Audrey Jol... more
by Sharat SharmaEvery inspiring story has three things in common: A Dreamer, his Struggles & his Victory. This is the story of a dreamer – Joy, a young and successful corporate leader. One day, Joy’s life turns upside down. He goes from having a successful career to nothing in the blink of an eye. This event turns his aspirations into anger, anxiety, frustration, and self-doubt. Torn apart by his emotions, he struggles within. His only thought is to run away from all his struggles. But destiny has a differ... more