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by Richard Haiduck
"Shifting Gears" is based on interviews with retirees, describing how they shift into this stage of their life. The stories reveal the rich abundance of retirement choices, from the exotic to the mundane. Discover their joys, challenges, and inspirations that were part of their journey in this next stage of life. Here are a few examples of their experiences:
Donna recovered from 4 leg surgeries and then decided to climb Kilimanjaro
by Carolyn Sanders JamesIt’s understood marriage and the family unit a child experiences during childhood, effects on their adult life such as career decisions, personal relationships, and mental health. This book examines this exact role of how my Mom and Dad balanced work and family for the betterment of their children and their future success.
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 Anne JanzerGet the Word Out is a guide to writing a nonfiction book or memoir grounded in a sense of purpose. This practical and inspiring book offers advice for every phase of the journey, from clarifying your concept and owning your authority to drafting the manuscript and doing the important work after publication.
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
Secrets to Parenting Without Giving a F***: The Counterintuitive Path to Stop Yelling, Punishing & Overinvolvementby Sue Donnellan
Are you tired of yelling, punishing, and reminding, yet experiencing no change in your child’s behavior?In my International #1 Best-Selling book Secrets to Parenting Without Giving a F^ck, I’ll share the 20+ years I spent cultivating the transformative parenting mindset to have great behaving kids. This book delivers a proven playbook for turning misbehaving kids into happy, respectful, and well-adjusted young adults.
- End tantrums by learning how to respond to them
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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.