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Author : Eckhart Tolle
Publisher : New World Library
Release : 2010-10-06
Page : 256
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN 13 : 1577313119
Description :

To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle's extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being, “The eternal, ever present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.” Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle uses simple language and an easy question and answer format to guide us. A word of mouth phenomenon since its first publication, The Power of Now is one of those rare books with the power to create an experience in readers, one that can radically change their lives for the better.

Author : Ram Dass
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2010
Page : 416
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN 13 : 0517543052
Description :

A social scientist recreates his search for expanded consciousness, through the psychedelia of LSD to the final calm and inner wisdom of Rajah Yoga

Author : Anita Diamant
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-06-06
Page : 256
Category : Reference
ISBN 13 : 1501153943
Description :

Now completely revised, this definitive guide provides a wealth of options for creating a Jewish wedding--whether totally traditional or cutting-edge contemporary--that combines spiritual meaning and joyous celebration.

Author : Stephen J. Harper
Publisher : Signal
Release : 2019-09-03
Page : 256
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN 13 : 077103864X
Description :

"In this brilliant and timely new book, Stephen Harper, the 22nd prime minister of Canada, rallies his fellow conservatives at home, in the United States, and around the world to understand and adapt to the often contradictory movements of globalization and populism. The world is in flux. Disruptive technologies, ideas, and politicians are challenging how we thought about the economy, society, and politics. How we respond matters greatly. We must get it right for our long-term stability, social cohesion, and prosperity. Some voices propose that we look the other way and double down on the status quo. Others propose radical change to public policy, governance, and our societies. Neither effectively responds to the growing concerns expressed by working-class people across the developed world. In this new book, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper sets out a positive and thoughtful alternative. He argues that we must apply old thinking to new challenges or, as Ronald Reagan once put it, "go back to the past way of facing the future." One might call it applied conservatism. Drawing on his training as an economist and his experiences as a global leader for nearly a decade, Harper analyzes how economic, social, and political trends--including globalized movements of capital, goods and services, and labour--have affected working-class citizens. The story is mixed. There has been some good and some bad. Donald Trump's surprising election and rising populist movements across the globe signal that policymakers must better respond to the negative consequences of these powerful forces. Harper sets out a vision of populist conservatism as the best framework for such a historically-rooted yet forward-looking agenda. He calls on conservatives in particular and policymakers in general to eschew ideology and instead draw on the ideas and institutions that have worked in past and can be refined and reformed for the future. His prescriptions cover trade, markets, immigration, business practices, the role of the nation state, and so on. The book sets out concrete steps for business and political leaders to take in order to address working-class to interests, aspirations, and concerns, and ultimately ensure that our economies and societies remain strong and dynamic in the age of disruption."--

Author : Santa Montefiore
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2020-08-25
Page : 400
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1471194698
Description :

From internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore—a touching and bittersweet intergenerational story about family and the power of memory. Meet Marigold and Dennis, two happily married empty-nesters in their late sixties. They should be enjoying their golden years in the idyllic English village where they live. But when their two grown daughters, Daisy and Suze, move back into the family home, both mother and father must learn how to deal with the upheaval. Meanwhile, as Daisy and Suze soak in the familiar comforts of home, they soon discover that their mother isn’t quite the same woman she was a few years ago. Sure, she is still kind-hearted and always willing to help, but something about their mom is different, and it’s becoming harder and harder for the family to ignore. For the first time in their lives, Dennis and his daughters find themselves caring for Marigold rather than the other way around. Here and Now is a gorgeously evocative novel brimming with characters who are so recognizable they’ll walk right off the page and into your heart. This is a novel about what it means to grow up and to grow wise, and how the new generation learns to carry family memories and hope into the future.

Author : Celina Caesar-Chavannes
Publisher :
Release : 2021
Page : 280
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 13 : 0735279594
Description :

"In Can You Hear Me Now?, Celina Caesar-Chavannes digs deep into her immigrant childhood, her life as a young black woman entrepreneur and as a politician, revealing all the ways she wrestled with how to be her authentic self--and showing us how to be heard, loud and clear. Celina Caesar-Chavannes, already a breaker of boundaries as a black woman in business, got into politics because she wanted to make a bigger difference in the world. But when she became the first black person elected to represent the federal riding of Whitby, Ontario, she hadn't really thought about the fact that Ottawa hadn't been designed for a person like her. Determined not to be silenced by the constant micro-aggressions and racist assumptions of political life, Celina soon found herself both making waves and breaking down, confronting at night, alone in her Ottawa apartment, all the painful beauty of her immigrant childhood and her troubled early adult life. She felt the cost of speaking out, for sure, but also felt the exhilaration and empowerment, too. As she writes, "This is not your typical leadership book where the person is placed in a situation and miraculously comes up with the right response for the wicked problem. This is the story of me falling in love, at last, with who I am, and finding my voice in the unlikeliest of places." And it is both her memoir and a leadership book, a funny, self-aware, poignant, confessional and fierce look at how failing badly and screwing things up completely are truly more powerful lessons in how to conduct a life than extraordinary success. How they build an utter honesty with yourself and others that allows you to say things nobody else dares to say, the necessary things about navigating the places that weren't built for you and holding firm to your principles. Because, if you do that, you will help build a world where inclusion is real and racism a thing of the past. Just as Celina is now trying to do, in all her brilliance and boldness."--

Author : Steven Pinker
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-02-13
Page : 576
Category : Psychology
ISBN 13 : 0698177886
Description :

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise, not just in the West, but worldwide. This progress is not the result of some cosmic force. It is a gift of the Enlightenment: the conviction that reason and science can enhance human flourishing. Far from being a naïve hope, the Enlightenment, we now know, has worked. But more than ever, it needs a vigorous defense. The Enlightenment project swims against currents of human nature--tribalism, authoritarianism, demonization, magical thinking--which demagogues are all too willing to exploit. Many commentators, committed to political, religious, or romantic ideologies, fight a rearguard action against it. The result is a corrosive fatalism and a willingness to wreck the precious institutions of liberal democracy and global cooperation. With intellectual depth and literary flair, Enlightenment Now makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the ideals we need to confront our problems and continue our progress.

Author : Rik Lomas
Frank Chimero
Publisher :
Release : 2017-04-10
Page :
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9780692081501
Description :

Author : Julie Berry
Publisher : Sounds True
Release : 2019-10-29
Page : 32
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1683644204
Description :

An illustrated picture book that teaches the best way to be happy is to embrace the circumstances we find ourselves in each day Happy Right Now brings a much-needed message to kids: it’s great to feel happy, but it’s okay to feel sad sometimes too. Dealing with emotions can be hard. Children experience the same range of strong feelings as adults, but often don’t have the tools to deal with them. For children ages 4 to 8, Happy Right Now teaches emotional intelligence with fun, relatable imagery and clever rhymes. Award-winning author Julie Berry brings a playful bounce to the important lesson that kids don’t need to wait for fantastic gifts, school vacations, or sunny days to find joy in the moment. And even if they can’t find a way to choose happiness—if the blues are just too strong—Berry provides a series of quick practices to help young readers move through their sadness. Smartly illustrated by Holly Hatam, Happy Right Now is perfect for children, parents, and caregivers who want to learn how to navigate difficult emotions and embrace the bright side of any situation, rain or shine.

Author : Peter Cowie
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release : 2001
Page : 212
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN 13 : 9780306810466
Description :

A cinematic legend: The making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic about Vietnam and the folly of war, based on unprecedented access to Coppola's private archives

Author : Danielle Krysa
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Release : 2018-10-02
Page : 320
Category : Art
ISBN 13 : 0762463805
Description :

Celebrate 45 women artists, and gain inspiration for your own practice, with this beautiful exploration of contemporary creators from the founder of The Jealous Curator. Walk into any museum, or open any art book, and you'll probably be left wondering: where are all the women artists? A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women) offers an exciting alternative to this male-dominated art world, showcasing the work of dozens of contemporary women artists alongside creative prompts that will bring out the artist in anyone! This beautiful book energizes and empowers women, both artists and amateurs alike, by providing them with projects and galvanizing stories to ignite their creative fires. Each chapter leads with an assignment that taps into the inner artist, pushing the reader to make exciting new work and blaze her own artistic trail. Interviews, images, and stories from contemporary women artists at the top of their game provide added inspiration, and historical spotlights on art "herstory" tie in the work of pioneering women from the past. With a stunning, gift-forward package and just the right amount of pop culture-infused feminism, this book is sure to capture the imaginations of aspiring women artists.

Author : Paul Krugman
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2012-04-30
Page : 288
Category : Political Science
ISBN 13 : 0393088871
Description :

A New York Times best-selling call to arms from Nobel Prize–winning economist Paul Krugman. The Great Recession is more than four years old—and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge—all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent standard of living for all—remain in a state of intense pain." How bad have things gotten? How did we get stuck in what now can only be called a depression? And above all, how do we free ourselves? Krugman pursues these questions with his characteristic lucidity and insight. He has a powerful message for anyone who has suffered over these past four years—a quick, strong recovery is just one step away, if our leaders can find the "intellectual clarity and political will" to end this depression now.

Author : Steve Crist
Publisher : Chronicle Chroma
Release : 2020-05-19
Page : 400
Category : Photography
ISBN 13 : 9781797201375
Description :

Polaroid Then and Now celebrates the history and evolution of the first and foremost instant imaging camera system. Featuring both vintage and current Polaroid photography, this book covers iconic midcentury photographers and artists, as well as contemporary creatives. • A foreword by Matthew Antezzo, Polaroid Art and Culture Director, provides both an historical account and a visionary view forward of the creative possibilities with the revered brand. • An artist index features thumbnail images of every photograph included in the book along with the name of the artist, the location, date, and the specific Polaroid camera and film stock used. • The cover of the book features the original 1960s packaging design by renowned graphic designer Paul Giambarba. This officially licensed partnership with the world-renowned Polaroid brand is the most comprehensive book published on Polaroid to date, showcasing the work of hundreds of photographers from all over the world. It's an eye-catching gift, too; the exterior packaging design of the book celebrates Polaroid's vintage, brightly colored and now iconic design of the Colorpack Film boxes. • The perfect gift for anyone who loves their Polaroid camera, as well as all things vintage like LPs, record players, and film • A beautifully designed book that is a covetable object in itself • Add it to the collection of books like The Polaroid Book by Barbara Hitchcock, Andy Warhol: Polaroids by Richard B. Woodward, and Polaroid: The Complete Guide to Experimental Instant Photography by Rhiannon Adam

Author : Melissa Chiu
Benjamin Genocchio
Publisher :
Release : 2010
Page : 256
Category : Art
ISBN 13 : 9781580932981
Description :

Originally published: Contemporary Asian art. London: Thames & Hudson, 2010.

Author : Vernita Mayfield
Publisher :
Release : 2020
Page : 212
Category : Education
ISBN 13 : 1416628916
Description :

This book's strategies and tools help school leaders explore urgent and uncomfortable issues of race, bias, and privilege with their teachers throughout the school year.

Author : Hirukuma,
Publisher : Yen Press LLC
Release : 2018-12-18
Page : 208
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0316479160
Description :

I actually beat the lord of the Labyrinth stratum! This vending machine's not doing too bad for himself, huh? However, an increase in notoriety means an increase in requests. To name a few, we've got mapmaking, monster hunting, and...getting loaned out to the winner of an eating contest?! "Boxxo is all mine for the whole day!" ...I guess I've got a date with Shui and her bottomless pit of a stomach. I'm up to the challenge, though. I just hope her boundless gluttony doesn't exhaust all the food (and points) I have!

Author : Julia Denos
Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
Release : 2019
Page : 40
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1328465640
Description :

Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate mindfulness and the connectedness of everything on Earth.

Author : Dr. Danielle Martin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2017-01-10
Page : 304
Category : Medical
ISBN 13 : 0735232601
Description :

Longlisted for British Columbia's National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction 2018 Dr. Danielle Martin sees the challenges in our health care system every day. As a family doctor and a hospital vice president, she observes how those deficiencies adversely affect patients. And as a health policy expert, she knows how to close those gaps. A passionate believer in the value of fairness that underpins the Canadian health care system, Dr. Martin is on a mission to improve medicare. In Better Now, she shows how bold fixes are both achievable and affordable. Her patients’ stories and her own family’s experiences illustrate the evidence she presents about what works best to improve health care for all. Better Now outlines “Six Big Ideas” to bolster Canada’s health care system. Each one is centred on a typical Canadian patient, making it clear how close to home these issues strike. · Ensure every Canadian has regular access to a family doctor or other primary care provider · Bring prescription drugs under medicare · Reduce unnecessary tests and interventions · Reorganize health care delivery to reduce wait times and improve quality · Implement a basic income guarantee to alleviate poverty, which is a major threat to health · Scale up successful local innovations to a national level Passionate, accessible, and authoritative, Dr. Martin is a fervent supporter of the best of medicare and a persuasive critic of what needs fixing.

Author : Gabrielle Bernstein
Publisher : Hay House Incorporated
Release : 2015-04-07
Page : 272
Category : Self-Help
ISBN 13 : 1401944337
Description :

"Miracles Now by New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein will help readers clear stress and find peace--even if they only have a minute to spare. Bernstein knows that most of us don't have time for an hour of yoga or 30 minutes of meditation to dissolve our anxiety, so she has hand-picked 111 techniques to combat our most common problems--from fear and anxiety to burnout and fatigue. Inspired by some of the greatest spiritual teachings, Bernstein offers up spirit-based principles, meditations, and practical, do-them-in-the-moment tools to help readers burst through blocks to live with more ease. She breaks down each technique Spirit Junkie style--with meditations, assessment questions, and step-by-step guidance--while incorporating lessons from A Course in Miracles.As readers benefit from the techniques they'll be able to share them. Each practice has been boiled down to a 140-character description--or Miracle Message--which can be tweeted, pinned on Pinterest, posted to Facebook, or shared on Instagram. Each Miracle Message will end with the hashtag #111Miracles. Ebook readers can share from their device.Readers familiar with Bernstein's fun and innovative take on spirituality will scoop up her latest work. And those who are discovering her will appreciate her tech-savvy approach to spirituality and transformation"--

Author : Indonesia. Departemen Penerangan
Publisher :
Release : 1950
Page : 128
Category : Indonesia
ISBN 13 :
Description :