The Undefeated Mind


  • Author: Alex Lickerman
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 916314 Bytes


Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to focus on its most important objective: hardiness. Though that which doesn't kill us can make us stronger, as Nietzsche tells us, few authors today offer any insight into just how to springboard from adversity to strength. It doesn't just happen automatically, and it takes practice. New scientific research suggests that resilience isn't something with which only a fortunate few of us have been born, but rather something we can all take specific action to develop. To build strength out of adversity, we need a catalyst. What we need, according to Dr. Alex Lickerman, is wisdom—wisdom that adversity has the potentia...

Score: 4.5
From 60 Ratings

Unstoppable


  • Author: Anthony Robles
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2518910 Bytes


The powerful and inspiring story of an all-American wrestler who defied the oddsAnthony Robles is a three-time all-American wrestler, the 2011 NCAA National Wrestling Champion, and a Nike-sponsored athlete. He was also born without his right leg. Doctors could not explain to his mother, Judy, what led to the birth defect, but at the age of five, the one-legged toddler scaled a fifty-foot pole unassisted. From that moment on, Judy knew without a doubt that her son would be unstoppable.When Anthony first began wrestling in high school, he was the smallest kid on the team and finished the year in last place. Yet Anthony’s family and coaches supported his decision to continue, and he completed his junior and senior years with a 96–0 record to become ...

The Undefeated Mind

The Undefeated Mind


  • Author : Alex Lickerman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780757316432


The Undefeated Mind Book Description :

Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to focus on its most important objective: hardiness. Though that which doesn't kill us can make us stronger, as Nietzsche tells us, few authors today offer any insight into just how to springboard from adversity to strength. It doesn't just happen automatically, and it takes practice. New scientific research suggests that resilience isn't something with which only a fortunate few of us have been born, but rather something we can all take specific action to develop. To build strength out of adversity, we need a catalyst. What we need, according to Dr. Alex Lickerman, is wisdom—wisdom that adversity has the potential to teach us. Lickerman'...

The Undefeated Mind

The Undefeated Mind


  • Author : Alex Lickerman
  • Publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780757316425


The Undefeated Mind Book Description :

Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to focus on its most important objective: hardiness. Though that which doesn't kill us can make us stronger, as Nietzsche tells us, few authors today offer any insight into just how to springboard from adversity to strength. It doesn't just happen automatically, and it takes practice. New scientific research suggests that resilience isn't something with which only a fortunate few of us have been born, but rather something we can all take specific action to develop. To build strength out of adversity, we need a catalyst. What we need, according to Dr. Alex Lickerman, is wisdom—wisdom that adversity has the potential to teach us. Lickerman'...

An Undefeated Mind

An Undefeated Mind


  • Author : Ee Heok Kua
  • Publisher : Armour Publishing Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Mental illness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9814138363


An Undefeated Mind Book Description :

This novel is about people who struggle with mental illness and the stigma which haunts them. The triumph of the human spirit testifies to the aphorism that a man can be destroyed but not defeated....

The Ten Worlds
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Ten Worlds


  • Author : Ash ElDifrawi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780757320439


The Ten Worlds Book Description :

What exactly is happiness that we spend our lives pursuing it more fiercely than anything else? The answer, Drs. Lickerman and ElDifrawi argue, is that happiness isn't just a good feeling but a special good feeling—in fact, the best good feeling we're capable of having. Enduring happiness is something we all want yet many of us fail to achieve. Look around you. How many people do you know who would say they feel a constant and powerful sense of satisfaction with their lives? How many people do you imagine wouldn't find their ability to be happy impaired by a significant loss, like the death of a parent, a spouse, or a child? How is it possible to be happy in the long-term when so many terrible things are destined to happen to us? In this highly eng...

The Undefeated
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

The Undefeated


  • Author : Kwame Alexander
  • Publisher : Versify
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328780966


The Undefeated Book Description :

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire of the civil rights movement, and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes. The text is also peppered with references to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and others, offering deeper insights into the accomplishments of the past, while bringing stark attention to the endurance and spirit of those surviving and thriving in the present. Robust back matter at ...

Bareknuckle

Bareknuckle


  • Author : Bartley Gorman
  • Publisher : ABRAMS
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781468303100


Bareknuckle Book Description :

As bareknuckle fighting is poised to steal MMA’s spotlight, its greatest modern-day champion tells his story of rising to the top in the brutal sport. Steeped in the tradition of his Irish Traveller ancestry, Bartley Gorman also embraced its dangerous subculture: bareknuckle fighting. Though it gave birth to boxing as we know it today, the sport has remained underground—and illegal in most developed countries. But that didn’t stop Gorman from rising through the prize-fighting ranks of Great Britain and Ireland and staying undefeated for twenty years. Now, through Gorman’s thrilling memoir, readers get a front row view of the punches exchanged in back parking lots and fair grounds, the gritty characters populating the fight circles, and the ha...

The Undefeated

The Undefeated


  • Author : Una McCormack
  • Publisher : Tor.com
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780765399243


The Undefeated Book Description :

Una McCormack's The Undefeated is a thrilling space opera adventure featuring a no holds barred heroine on the front lines of an intergalactic war... She was a warrior of words. As a journalist she exposed corruption across the Interstellar Commonwealth, shifting public opinion and destroying careers in the process. Long-since retired, she travels back to the planet of her childhood, partly through a sense of nostalgia, partly to avoid running from humanity’s newest—and self-created—enemy, the jenjer. Because the enemy is coming, and nothing can stand in its way. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....

How to Be Sick  Second Edition
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

How to Be Sick Second Edition


  • Author : Toni Bernhard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614295037


How to Be Sick Second Edition Book Description :

A brand-new edition of the best-selling classic with added and updated practices. In 2001, Toni Bernhard got sick and, to her and her partner’s bewilderment, stayed that way. As they faced the confusion, frustration, and despair of a life with sudden limitations—a life that was vastly different from the one they’d thought they’d have together—Toni had to learn how to be sick. In spite of her many physical and energetic restrictions (and sometimes, because of them), Toni learned how to live a life of equanimity, compassion, and joy. This book reminds us that our own inner freedom is limitless, regardless of our external circumstances. Updated with new insights and practices hard-won from Toni’s own ongoing life experience, this is a must-r...

Undefeated
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Undefeated


  • Author : Bill Sloan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-06-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439199657


Undefeated Book Description :

This epic story recounts the exceptional valor and endurance of American troops that battled Japanese forces in the Philippines during World War II. Bill Sloan, “a master of the combat narrative” (Dallas Morning News), tells the story of the outnumbered American soldiers and airmen who stood against invading Japanese forces in the Philippines at the beginning of World War II, and continued to resist through three harrowing years as POWs. For four months they fought toe to toe against overwhelming enemy numbers—and forced the Japanese to pay a heavy cost in blood. After the surrender came the infamous Bataan Death March, where up to eighteen thousand American and Filipino prisoners died as they marched sixty-five miles under the most hellish con...

Your Brain at Work  Revised and Updated
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Your Brain at Work Revised and Updated


  • Author : David Rock
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780063003163


Your Brain at Work Revised and Updated Book Description :

A researcher and consultant burrows deep inside the heads of one modern two-career couple to examine how each partner processes the workday—revealing how a more nuanced understanding of the brain can allow us to better organize, prioritize, recall, and sort our daily lives. Emily and Paul are the parents of two young children, and professionals with different careers. Emily is the newly promoted vice president of marketing at a large corporation; Paul works from home or from clients' offices as an independent IT consultant. Their days are filled with a bewildering blizzard of emails, phone calls, more emails, meetings, projects, proposals, and plans. Just staying ahead of the storm has become a seemingly insurmountable task. In Your Brain at Work, ...