This wise, stirring book argues that the search for meaning can immeasurably deepen our lives and is far more fulfilling than the pursuit of personal happiness. There is a myth in our culture that the search for meaning is some esoteric pursuit - that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to figure out life's great secret. The truth is, there are untapped sources of meaning all around us - right here, right now.
At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.
"Nice! A guide on how to change"
The Power of Kindness is a stirring examination of a simple but profound concept. Piero Ferrucci, one of the world's most respected transpersonal psychologists, explores the many surprising facets of kindness and argues that it is this trait that will not only lead to our own individual happiness and the happiness of those around us, but will guide us in a world that has become cold, anxious, difficult, and frightening.
"Survival of the fittest = Kindest?"
Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives celebrates the benefits that messiness has in our lives: why it's important, why we resist it, and why we should embrace it instead. Using research from neuroscience, psychology, and social science as well as captivating examples of real people doing extraordinary things, Tim Harford explains that the human qualities we value - creativity, responsiveness, resilience - are integral to the disorder, confusion, and disarray that produce them.
"I'm a neat freak with three kids..."
In the years I have been a pastor, writes Rick Warren, "the number-one question I'm asked is, 'Rick, why can't I change?' People want to change, but they're stuck." Drawing simple but powerful truths from the Bible, this book gives you guidance for specific types of change, and it links you up with the power to actually make those changes. As you apply the truth of God's Word, your life will change. You'll move out of your rut and get on track with God's wonderful purposes for your life.
"Best book ever!"
"Your story is your life," says Loehr. As human beings, we continually tell ourselves stories: of success or failure; of power or victimhood; stories that endure for an hour, or a day, or an entire lifetime. We have stories about our work, our families and relationships, our health; about what we want and what we're capable of achieving.
"How to & the impact of getting your story straight"
After eight books, many of them best sellers, A Game Plan for Life is the one closest to John Woodens heart: a moving and inspirational guide to the power of mentorship. The first half focuses on the people who helped foster the values that carried Wooden through an incredibly successful and famously principled career, including his college coach, his wife, Abraham Lincoln, and Mother Teresa.
Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. Brian Tracy knows this firsthand. He didn’t graduate from high school, and after working for a few years as a laborer, he realized he had limited skills and a limited future. But through the power of self-discipline, he changed his life.
Just like natural laws, there are spiritual laws with cause and effect. God set the universe in motion with the power of His words and established the law of confession, but many believers have suffered needlessly by misunderstanding the power of their words. Dr. Bill Winston; pastor, Bible teacher, and host of national television program Believer's Walk of Faith - broadcast to over 100 million homes - reveals scriptural examples and vital teaching on the importance of the spoken word.
Can two words give you the power to change your life? Yes they can! In the chapters of his new book, best-selling author Joel Osteen shares a profound principle based on a simple truth. Whatever follows the words "I am" will always come looking for you.
"God loves us. Thanks, Joel for the reminder."
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg is a thorough examination of several case studies about how habit formation and habit change impact daily life. It details the experiences of individuals, corporations, and organizations to illustrate how habits are made and why, how they can be changed, how habits of all kinds are used in businesses to attract customers or manage employees, and the devastating results of a poorly managed habit.
It's no wonder that introversion is making headlines - half of all Americans are introverts. But if that describes you, are you making the most of your inner strength? In this book, psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe, PhD, unveils the genius of introversion. Introverts gain energy and power through reflection and solitude. Our culture, however, is geared toward the extrovert. The pressure to get out there and get happier can lead people to think that an inward orientation is a problem instead of an opportunity.
Nobody is born insecure, angry, bored, or depressed. The fact is, happiness is our natural state and, as psychologist Dr. Joseph J. Luciani explains in this warm, witty, and empowering guide, chronic unhappiness is just a bad habit, a habit that can be broken.
"Amazing, a self-help book that really helps!!!"
Inspired by new perspective, women from every stage of life and marital status are gaining the skills, confidence, and long-term vision needed to affect their own happiness as well as the ultimate outcome of their marriage. Wife for Life has helped women turn troubled marriages around, transform good marriages into great ones, and grow great marriages into grand empires of love that can last forever.
"WISH I HAD READ IT 5 YEARS AGO!"
Charles Duhigg is an investigative reporter for The New York Times. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale University. He has written several enlightening pieces, even receiving rewards like the National Journalism award. In this book, "The Power of Habit", Duhigg explains how habits are formed and how they can affect us. He also shares the lives of several average people and how habits have changed their lives, whether it was for better or worse.
"yet another "believe" and it shall come"
Life is meant to be joyous! We are pleasure-seeking creatures by nature. Joy makes you younger, smarter, more intuitive, and healthier with better hormonal balance and immune-system functioning. Joy even positively affects your metabolism. In this audio presentation, you'll find your ten-step prescription for bringing joy into your life every day. Overcome habitual patterns of negative thinking, guilt, and pain; and use intention to evoke the power of joy right now!
"Funny and wise"
We all get the same 24 hours in a day, yet a special few seem to have superhuman abilities when it comes to accomplishing great things in life. Tommy Barnett, a proven master at “getting things done,” says the key to maximizing your productivity is to make use of small, manageable moments in your day - just 30 minutes at a time. In this remarkably practical book, Tommy shows how to begin a whole new life of fruitfulness.
"An excellent read!!"
From counselor and popular radio host Dr. Randy Carlson comes a new book containing the surprising truth: Living a better life is easier than you think! Instead of making big resolutions that quickly overwhelm you, The Power of One Thing invites you to begin moving toward change one daily, intentional step at a time. Youll learn how to figure out which positive change can make the biggest payoff in your life.
"Powerful, Insightful, and Incredibly Practical!"
Is there a way to always have a fat bank account, a better job, a delightfully smooth relationship, or a better body? Is it possible to realize these dreams now, rather than at some unknown future date? Lynn Grabhorn answers these questions with a resounding "yes."
"This book changed my life..."
On this engaging and spirited audio program, Louise L. Hay helps you discover your own power, wisdom, and inner strength through the mastery of the words you speak. When you say anything, you are, in fact, extending your inner self-talk to create a similar world around you. In her warm and caring manner, Louise offers suggestions on how to eradicate negative self-talk and start surrounding yourself with positive thoughts and words to help create a loving life.
"Really liked this"