In a city full of police controversies, hippie artist punk houses, and overzealous liberals, Portland, Oregon, is a place where even its fiction blurs with its bizarre realities. Brand-new stories by: Gigi Little, Justin Hocking, Christopher Bolton, Jess Walter, Monica Drake, Jamie S. Rich (illustrated by Joelle Jones), Dan DeWeese, Zoe Trope, Luciana Lopez, Karen Karbo, Bill Cameron, Ariel Gore, Floyd Skloot, Megan Kruse, Kimberly Warner-Cohen, and Jonathan Selwood.
This book is an introduction to mindfulness and to mindfulness meditation. In addition to exploring the benefits to our health and well-being, as a practical ex-BBC TV engineer, the author explains how we can use the practice of mindfulness meditation to get real-world results.
Have you ever been in "the zone" but not known how you got there? Have you ever been out of "the zone" and wondered how to get back in it? Have you ever wondered where this somewhat mythical "zone" actually was? Well, this book is a map of how to find your way around it and how to stay in it. First it explores the "doing zones", where we are superbly creative and at the top of our game. Next, it takes a diversion to those places we end up where things don't go so well - they are the "danger zones".
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The epic Victorian comedy is back with more of the remarkable adventures of Pip Bin as he battles his evil ex-guardian Mr Gently Benevolent (Anthony Head) in six more chapters of tragedies and triumphs in the style of Charles Dickens after too much gin.Mark Evans, Richard Johnson, Tom Allen, Anthony Head, and Geoffrey Whitehead lead a magnificent cast, including James Bachman, Sarah Hadland, and Susy Kane, as well as guest star David Mitchell as the Rev Godly Fecund.
San Francisco Noir lashes out with hard-biting tales exploring the shadowy nether regions of scenic "Baghdad by the Bay". In this superb collection, virtuosos of the genre meet up with the best of SF’s literary fiction community to chart a unique psycho-geography for a dark landscape. From inner city boroughs to the outlands, each contributor offers an original story based in a distinct neighborhood.
This book opens the door to a new way to be. The practical mindfulness meditative techniques described in this book, will help you get more done in less time. You will discover how to generate ideas off the top of your head and how to be lucky in life and business. Many people discover mindfulness as a way to deal with anxiety, depression, illness or stress. Some people use it to seek answers to the meaning to life, the universe and everything!
This book explores the use of mindfulness meditation as a practical tool for improved time management. When we take control of our personal time machine - our mind - we can take the passage of time under our control.
Perhaps unlike any other species on the planet, we have the ability and 'smarts' to influence our own evolution and future. This doesn't necessarily require manipulation of our DNA - although this may be one mechanism we utilize. Merely by thinking and using our imagination, we can change our course. This We Are is as much a celebration as who and what we are as humans as it is a polemic. Its brevity belies its depth. It is a clarion call to each person on this special planet to live the most magnificent life they can.
This is a book about knowing and what it means to know. We don't give our knowledge a second thought, yet some of us would bet considerable amounts of money on what we know. We are proud of our retention of facts. Pub quizzes and TV quiz shows thrive on this seemingly basic desire. We would swear on a bible that the sun will set and rise each day. In fact, the sun stays relatively static as the Earth rotates on its axis giving the illusion of sunset and sunrise.