Score: 4.5
From 30 Ratings

Turning the Mind Into an Ally


  • Author: Sakyong Mipham
  • Release Date : 2003-01-06
  • Genre: Spirituality
  • File Size: 1150839 Bytes


"In language totally fresh and jargon-free, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche distills the wisdom of many centuries. Simple as it is profound, his book bears reading many times."—Peter Conradi, author of Iris Murdoch: A Life and Going BuddhistStrengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Growing up American with a Tibetan twist, Sakyong Mipham talks to Westerners as no one can: in idiomatic English with stories and wisdom from American culture and the great Buddhist teachers. Turning the Mind Into an Ally makes it possible for anyone to achieve peace and clarity in their lives....

Embracing Your Inner Critic


  • Author: Hal Stone
  • Release Date : 2011-07-26
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 2411778 Bytes


Hal and Sidra Stone are the creators of "Voice Dialogue" process, a therapy that transforms the inner critic from crippling adversary to productive ally.The inner critic. It whispers, whines, and needles us into place. It checks our thoughts, controls our behavior, and inhibits action. It thinks it is protecting us from being disliked, hurt, or abandoned. Instead, the critical inner voice causes shame, anxiety, depression, exhaustion, and low-self-esteem. It acts as a powerful saboteur of our intimate relationships and is a major contributor to drug and alcohol abuse.Through examples and exercises, the Stones show us how to recognize the critic, how to avoid or minimize "critic attacks," and, most important, how the inner critic can become asn i...

Turning the Mind Into an Ally
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Turning the Mind Into an Ally


  • Author : Sakyong Mipham
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 157322345X


Turning the Mind Into an Ally Book Description :

An American Tibetan Buddhist shares stories and wisdom from American culture and Buddhist teachers that illustrate the steps in strengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind as part of accomplishing one's personal goals. Reprint....

Turning the Mind Into an Ally
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Turning the Mind Into an Ally


  • Author : Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
  • Publisher : Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1573222062


Turning the Mind Into an Ally Book Description :

An American Tibetan Buddhist shares stories and wisdom from American culture and Buddhist teachers that illustrate the steps in strengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind as part of accomplishing one's personal goals. 17,500 first printing....

Fish in a Tree
Score: 4
From 58 Ratings

Fish in a Tree


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-02-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101601327


Fish in a Tree Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller! The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in. “Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.” Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. With his help, Ally l...

Ruling Your World
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Ruling Your World


  • Author : Sakyong Mipham
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2005-10-25
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 076792293X


Ruling Your World Book Description :

You’re stuck in the airport security line, late for a flight. The line isn’t moving. You’re angry at the security personnel for taking so long, you’re irritated at the other passengers for having so much stuff, you’re mad at your boss for sending you on this trip in the first place. By the time you get to your gate you’re angry, deflated, and exhausted. Then someone cuts in front of you in the line to board and you snap. “There’s a line, you know!” Is that really you, standing in an airport, yelling at a stranger, emotions raging? It happens to most of us more than we’d like to admit. In an instant, our lives seem out of control and overwhelming. It’s always something, isn’t it? But what if you could approach every part of you...

Matched
Score: 4
From 476 Ratings

Matched


  • Author : Ally Condie
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-09-20
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101558461


Matched Book Description :

Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow. Look for C...

Natural Wakefulness
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Natural Wakefulness


  • Author : Gaylon Ferguson
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834822652


Natural Wakefulness Book Description :

There are two essential elements to the spiritual path says this popular teacher from the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa: (1) understanding that you’re already enlightened, already perfect in wisdom right here and now, and (2) accessing that natural wakefulness through spiritual practice. These two aspects depend upon each other and work together. Gaylon Ferguson’s teaching on the twin aspects of view and practice is a perfect introduction for the beginning meditator and it offers fresh perspectives for the non-beginner too....

Grilled

Grilled


  • Author : Leah Garcés
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472962591


Grilled Book Description :

'An animal activist's journey to the "other side"' Joanna Lumley This is the story of what happens when we cross enemy lines to look for solutions. Leah Garcés has dedicated her career to fighting for the rights of the animals that end up on our plates. As President of the non-profit group Mercy for Animals and former US Executive Director of Compassion in World Farming, she has led the fight against the sprawling chicken industry that raises billions of birds in cruel conditions – all to satisfy our appetite for meat. Grilled is Leah's story of working alongside the food and farming industry for animal welfare and ethical food. Instead of fighting and protesting and shaming – approaches that simply haven't worked previously – Garcés has inst...

My Enemy  My Ally
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

My Enemy My Ally


  • Author : Diane Duane
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1989-11-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780671704216


My Enemy My Ally Book Description :

Ael t' Rlailiiu is a noble and dangerous Romulan Commander. But when the Romulans kidnap Vulcans to genetically harness their mind power, Ael decides on treason. Captain Kirk, her old enemy, joins her in a secret pact to destroy the research laboratory and free the captive Vulcans. When the Romulans discover their plan, the Neutral Zone seethes with schemes and counter-schemes, sabotage and war....

Feeding Your Demons
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Feeding Your Demons


  • Author : Tsultrim Allione
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2009-02-11
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781809013


Feeding Your Demons Book Description :

Struggling with depression, anxiety, illness, an eating disorder, a difficult relationship, fear, self-hatred, addiction or anger? Renowned Buddhist leader Tsultrim Allione explains that the harder we fight our demons, the stronger they become. Offering Eastern answers to Western needs, Tsultrim seamlessly weaves traditions from Tibet and the Western world to offer a new and unique answer to the problems that plague us: that rather than attempt to purge them, we need to reverse our approach and nurture our demons. This powerful five-step practice forms a strategy for transforming negative emotions, relationships, fears, illness and self-defeating patterns. This will help you cope with the inner enemies that undermine our best intentions....

Not If I Save You First
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Not If I Save You First


  • Author : Ally Carter
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338134162


Not If I Save You First Book Description :

Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president's son, sometimes life has other plans. Before she knows it, Maddie's dad is dragging her to a cabin in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness. No phone. No Iinternet. And not a single word from Logan. Maddie tells herself it's okay. After all, she's the most popular girl for twenty miles in any direction. She has wood to cut and weapons to bedazzle. Her life is full. Until Logan shows up six years later . . . And Maddie wants to kill him. But before that can happen, an assailant appears out of nowhere, knocking Maddie off a cliff and dragging Logan to some unknown fate. Maddie knows she could turn back- and get help. ...