Into the Magic Shop
Score: 5
From 261 Ratings

Into the Magic Shop


  • Author: James R. Doty MD
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 1916635 Bytes


The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the extraordinary things that can happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart   Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is a founding benefactor. But back then his life was at a dead end until at twelve he wandered into a magic shop looking for a plastic thumb. Instead he met Ruth, a woman who taught him a series of exercises to ease his own suffering and manifest his greatest desires. Her final mandate was that he keep his...

James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart  Summary

James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart Summary


  • Author: Ant Hive Media
  • Release Date : 2016-06-08
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 129820 Bytes


This is a Summary of James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the HeartExtraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heartGrowing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is a founding benefactor. But back then his life was at a dead end until at twelve he wandered into a magic shop looking for a plastic thumb. Instead he met Ruth, a woman who taught him a series of exercises to ease his own ...

Into the Magic Shop
Score: 4
From 116 Ratings

Into the Magic Shop


  • Author : James R. Doty, MD
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698404021


Into the Magic Shop Book Description :

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the extraordinary things that can happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is a founding benefactor. But back then his life was at a dead end until at twelve he wandered into a magic shop looking for a plastic thumb. Instead he met Ruth, a woman who taught him a series of exercises to ease his own suffering and manifest his greatest desires. Her final mandate was that he keep his heart ...

Into the Magic Shop

Into the Magic Shop


  • Author : James Doty
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-02-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444786200


Into the Magic Shop Book Description :

The award-winning New York Times bestseller that inspired BTS's K-pop song 'Magic Shop'. The day that 12-year-old James Doty walked in to his local magic shop is the day that changed his life. Once the neglected son of an alcoholic father and a mother with chronic depression, he has gone on to become a leading neurosurgeon, based at Stanford University. He credits Ruth for this incredible turnaround: the remarkable woman he met at the Cactus Rabbit Magic Shop, who devoted the summer to transforming his mind and opening his heart. In this uplifting memoir, Jim explains the visualisation techniques Ruth taught him that gave him the self-esteem to imagine a new future for himself. He examines the science behind mindfulness and why the skills he learned ...

Into the Magic Shop

Into the Magic Shop


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread Summaries
  • Release Date : 2016-04-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781945251030


Into the Magic Shop Book Description :

Into the Magic Shop by James R. Doty | Summary & Analysis Preview: In his memoir Into the Magic Shop Dr. James R. Doty describes how simple meditative techniques have had a profound effect on both his personal and professional paths. His account traces his evolution from troubled child to struggling student to distinguished neurosurgeon, including his tenure as the CEO of a billion-dollar company. From the vantage of his current role as the founding director of a compassion-research center at Stanford University, he reflects on the ups and downs of his life so far. He begins with a detailed account of one summer that changed his life. In 1968, up-and-coming eighth-grader James Doty went by “Bob” and lived with his impoverished family in Lancaster...

The magic shop

The magic shop


  • Author : H. G. Wells
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PKEY:SMP2300000064100


The magic shop Book Description :

Out for a walk in London one day, Gip and his father happen upon a magic shop. At Gip's urging, the two go in — and things grow more and more curious by the minute. Counters, store fixtures, and mirrors seem to move around the room, and the shopkeeper is most mysterious of all. Gip is thrilled by all he sees, and his father is at first amused, but when things become stranger and sinister father is no longer sure where reality ends and illusion begins. Famous works of the author Herbert Wells: "The Time Machine", "The War of the Worlds", "The War in the Air", "The Island of Dr. Moreau", "The Complete Science Fiction Treasury of H.G. Wells", "The Invisible Man", "When the Sleeper Wakes", "The First Men in the Moon", "The Food of the Gods", "The Magic...

Jennifer Murdley s Toad
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

Jennifer Murdley s Toad


  • Author : Bruce Coville
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547540962


Jennifer Murdley s Toad Book Description :

Jennifer Murdley, a homely fifth-grader who would give anything to be beautiful, accidentally stumbles into a magic shop and purchases a very ugly toad. The toad, it turns out, can talk and ends up getting Jennifer into the worst trouble of her life. This madcap, head-spinning adventure is also a thought-provoking story about the nature of true beauty....

Jeremy Thatcher  Dragon Hatcher
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher


  • Author : Bruce Coville
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0152046143


Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher Book Description :

Small for his age but artistically talented, twelve-year-old Jeremy Thatcher unknowingly buys a dragon's egg....

The Vanishing Coin
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Vanishing Coin


  • Author : Kate Egan
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250058874


The Vanishing Coin Book Description :

Want to see something cool? I can make that quarter vanish. All it takes is a little magic... Fourth grade was supposed to be a fresh start, but Mike's already back in the principal's office. He's not a bad kid. He just can't sit still. And now, his parents won't let him play soccer anymore; instead he has to hang out with his new neighbor Nora, who is good at everything! Then, Mike and Nora discover the White Rabbit. It's an odd shop—with a special secret inside. Its owner, Mr. Zerlin, is a magician, and, amazingly, he believes Mike could be a magician, too. Has Mike finally found something he's good at? Author Kate Egan and Magician Mike Lane's The Vanishing Coin features illustrations by Eric Wight....

The Magic Shop

The Magic Shop


  • Author : H. G. Wells
  • Publisher : Purple Bear Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1933327022


The Magic Shop Book Description :

When Gip and his father visit a magic shop on a quiet London street, they are plunged into a strange and dark world where fantasy and reality become one and the same....

The Incredible Twisting Arm

The Incredible Twisting Arm


  • Author : Kate Egan
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250060273


The Incredible Twisting Arm Book Description :

Want to see something incredible? I can twist my arm all the way around. All it takes is a little magic... Life is a little easier for Mike now that he's found The White Rabbit magic shop. But after missing a special show from a visiting magician, Mike realizes h needs a way to get to the shop by himself. Unfortunately, he's exhausted after only a week of being a model student, and Nora, his magician assistant and expert on good behavior, is distracted by a new friendship. Convincing his parents he's responsible enough to ride his bike downtown alone will take a miracle...or maybe, magic....