In Mind Gym, noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes - many of whom he has worked with - you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." Mind Gym will give you the "head edge" over the competition.
What did C. S. Lewis think about Truth, Goodness, and Beauty? The 15 essays collected here explore these three major philosophical themes from the writings of Lewis. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of Lewis’ philosophical thinking on arguments for Christianity, the character of God, theodicy, moral goodness, heaven and hell, a theory of literature, and the place of the imagination.
"A wonderful Lewis review"
A song half-heard. The murmur of a voice singing in the dark. There it is again...a few words set to an old melody filled with mystery, heartbreak and horror. Out of Tune gathers a collection of original dark fantasy tales inspired by folk ballads. Here you'll find stories of strange creatures and strangers humans, treachery and love, murder and monsters.
We remember some of the notable people we lost this year, with a look back at conversations with Natalie Cole, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Antonin Scalia, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Gary Shandling, Elie Wiesel, Shimon Peres, Gwen Ifill, and John Glenn.
The word conquer has changed meaning for Bryan Anderson. As a U.S. army sergeant in Iraq, it meant taking down the enemy. After becoming Iraq’s fourth triple amputee from a roadside explosive, what he had to conquer got a bit more personal. On October 23, 2005, the moment Bryan looked down and realized he no longer had legs, he cracked a joke. It was a tragedy that could break many, but Bryan transformed it into something positive, something that propelled him forward.
Explore paranormal enigmas and anomalies in the vast American Southwest. The high desert boggles the mind and enchants the soul of anyone who enters its strange dimensions. Having witnessed sacred Hopi ceremonies and rock art, researcher Gary David discusses little known aspects of the indigenous people of the Four Corners region.
"NOT all that"
The Bible is not necessarily easy to understand because it is not a book but more than 60 books, written by those inspired by God over a period of 1700 years. There have been many Bible study guides, methods, systems and outlines published in a sincere effort to help people read the Bible. However, for many people these guides are intimidating and unintentionally confusing as they direct the reader to take a section of one book, sections from other books, and piece them together like building a puzzle.
In this issue, Larry Bossidy, the former CEO of AlliedSignal and Honeywell, lays out what he expects of his direct reports and what they can expect from him. Then, James Hackett explains what you need to do to prepare for the perfect product launch. The third full-length article suggests ways you can do your human due diligence when considering a company for a merger or acquisition.
There are many concisely written and repeated teachings in the Bible that most clergy and church members cannot reconcile: Did you know that Jesus repeatedly taught that "many" who call him Lord will be shocked to learn that he will not allow them into his kingdom? Did you know Jesus told people who were trying to come to terms with who he claimed to be, to stop, as he explained that "no one is able to come to him unless the Father enables them"?
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Presidential candidate, was once a staunch advocate for legalizing marijuana. The former New Mexico governor joins David Remnick in a discussion about his new pot-free life...
Gary Johnson, a former two-term governor of New Mexico, was once a staunch advocate for legalizing marijuana. He's given up smoking pot now that he is running for President...