After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. "I was in 'the void,'" she writes, "a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe." Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build.
"Kicking the Sh*t Out of Option B"
After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. 'I was in "the void,"' she writes, 'a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.' Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build.
I know how hard it can be to come up with an idea that seems profitable. On the internet, I was just finding old ideas that didn't fit with the actual market - ideas that did not take whether anyone wants the product into consideration. After all of this, I finally found a method that considers what people are searching for.
Thrust into the world of sabotage and guerrilla warfare in World War II France, young patriots challenge Nazi Germany, the most savage war machine of the 20th century. Brave members of the French Resistance risk everything rather than live under the brutal rule of Hitler's Reich.
Have you ever looked at your life and felt like you needed to get rid of all the clutter? Are you caught up in the lifestyle of consumerism that plagues modern society? Do you sense that your life would be better and happier if only you didn't crave so much unnecessary stuff? Do you sense that you are struggling to achieve a work-life balance? Do you struggle to achieve your goals even if you put in all the effort you can muster?
Young girl's panties started to go missing; sexual assaults began to occur, and then female bodies were found! Soon this quiet town of Tweed, Ontario, was in panic. What's even more shocking was when an upstanding resident stood accused of the assaults. This was not just any man, but a pillar of the community; a decorated military pilot who had flown Canadian Forces VIP aircraft for dignitaries such as the Queen of England, Prince Philip, the governor general, and prime minister of Canada.
Robert Dorotik had died from blunt force trauma and strangulation. He had several injuries to the face and the back of the head (an expert testified the wounds were consistent with a hammer). There were defensive wounds on his hands. He was still wearing his jogging clothes although according to the detectives his shoes were tied in an odd manner. The rope used to strangle him was still around his neck and had made a laceration on his throat.
In southern Iraq, a crushing silence hangs over the dunes. For nearly 5000 years, the sands of the Iraqi desert have held the remains of the oldest known civilization: the Sumerians. When American archaeologists discovered a collection of cuneiform tablets in Iraq in the late 19th century, they were confronted with a language and a people who were at the time only scarcely known to even the most knowledgeable scholars of ancient Mesopotamia.
From the best-selling author of the Graham's Resolution series comes book two in the Surrender the Sun series. Conditions in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, are proving unsustainable in the year 2030. The mini ice age, caused by the Maunder Minimum effects, are brutal at best, and life systems are limited and failing fast. Bishop seeks a safe haven for his new family and the only answer leads him back to his nightmares. Leaving the comfort of their luxury hotel is their only answer, but the journey may prove more perilous than their current existence.
Would you risk your life for love? Rose Clyde lost her girlfriend six months ago in a tragic accident. Since then, she simply goes through the motions, knowing she might be doomed to spend the rest of her life grieving. But when her best friend calls with a strange job offer - working the front desk of an old hotel up the Maine coastline - it's an offer Rose can't refuse. Meeting Eternity is the first volume in the Sullivan Vampires series. It contains the full first three novellas in the series: Eternal Hotel, Eternal Kiss and Eternal Thief.
In this set of true stories of haunted houses, you'll find something different. You'll notice that haunted houses are no fairy worlds. You can't get away with being a comfortable spectator. More often than not, residents of the house are so petrified and in possible danger that they'd gladly move out and live in an ordinary house.
Kioko had been watching the matatus come and go for as long as he could remember. But today, for his fifth birthday, he climbs aboard one with his grandfather. As the matatu pulls away from the market, the village dogs chase after them. When Kioko asks his grandfather why the dogs always bark and chase after matatus, his grandfather tells him an entertaining tale about a dog, a goat and a sheep. Set in East Africa, The Matatu is a colorful story filled with many unexpected turns and twists along the way.
This book paraphrases 86 of Pope John Paul II's talks on the theology of the body in easy-to-understand English.
Marissa's life gets turned upside down when she lands a job at a prestigious law firm. She jumps into the adventure, leaving her small Georgia hometown right after college to pursue her dreams. Little does she know she will become an assistant to billionaire Ethan Walker! With her coming from fields and farms to tall men with suits in Lamborghinis. She will go from an inexperienced schoolgirl to a lusting CEO's assistant, with all the perks and a Large Benefits Package. Wink, Wink.
Two enemy factions race toward a childbirth: The Circle of Benediction, a secret society whose mission is to destroy anyone with supernatural abilities, and the Watchers, an underground group sworn to protect those with powers. The Watchers, led by Jacob Pennington, an elderly man of unnatural strength, secure the child just before the Circle destroys him. But, can they keep him alive despite the Circle's resources? Held up at Pennington's Rampart Industries, the Watchers will make their stand.
A brilliant scientist's discovery becomes a sadistic tool in a very bizarre love triangle...An assassin brings his very unique skill set to the front lines of the zombie apocalypse...A little girl held captive by a demented killer finds an unexpected, inanimate, guardian... A father makes a deal with a band of unholy creatures to protect his daughter...Hordes of the unquiet dead find an earthly champion in a troubled young man...
A simple phone call disrupts Nell Williams's well-ordered life. Her mother, Mary, is in a hospital in Vermont. But her mother is supposed to be safely tucked away in an assisted-living facility in Massachusetts, so Nell can't fathom why she would be so far from home. After notifying her sister, Bridget, Nell hops on a plane and rushes to her mother's side. There, she discovers that her mother has been living a second life.
There are scads of books written about military leadership, or act of heroism so great they are deserving of their own manuscript. This is not one of those books. This book is about the moments that made us laugh along the way. These are the times that built morale, helped us cope, and otherwise helped make the in between times bearable.
Learn how to cash in on the mobile home park niche. Park Place is a story of two investors that took different paths in pursuit of financial freedom. This book will allow you to take a glimpse into the future and discover what a decade of choices can do for your life and your investments. Learn how to manage properties remotely in the comfort of your own home. Find out how to outsource and automate any real estate investment.
In the idyllic waters of the South Pacific lurks a dangerous and insatiable predator; a monster whose bloodlust and greed threatens the very survival of our planet...the oil industry. Thousands of miles from the nearest human settlement, deep on the ocean floor, ancient creatures have lived peacefully for millennia. But when an oil drill bursts through their lair, Nøkken attacks, damaging the drilling ship's engine and trapping the desperate crew.