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....

Running with the Mind of Meditation
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Running with the Mind of Meditation


  • Author : Sakyong Mipham
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307888174


Running with the Mind of Meditation Book Description :

A Tibetan lama and leader of a global meditation network explains how the sport of running can be turned into a spiritual practice. By the author of Ruling Your World. 30,000 first printing....

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...

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...

Turn Enemies Into Allies

Turn Enemies Into Allies


  • Author : Judy Ringer
  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Release Date : 2019-05-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632657787


Turn Enemies Into Allies Book Description :

“An essential addition to the conflict resolution toolkit.” —Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers In today’s workplace, managers, leaders, and HR professionals often believe they don’t have the time to help employees navigate conflict. More often than not, however, it takes more time not to address conflict than to constructively intervene. But before you can successfully guide others in managing disagreements, you must be able to manage yourself--your mindset, presence, and behaviors. Turn Enemies into Allies offers a way of working with clashing employees that is deliberate and systematic--one that draws on the author's expertise in conflict and communication skill-building and a decades-long practice in mi...

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

The Lost Art of Good Conversation


  • Author : Sakyong Mipham
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Conversation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780451499431


The Lost Art of Good Conversation Book Description :

Cutting through all the white noise, chatter, and superficiality our cell phones and social media cause, one of Tibet's highest and most respected spiritual leaders offers simple and practical advice to help us increase our attentions spans, become better listeners, and strive to appreciate the people around us. In this easy to understand and helpful book, Sakyong Mipham provides inspiring ideas and practical tips on how to be more present in your day-to-day life, helping us to communicate in ways that elevates the dignity of everyone involved. Great for families, employees and employers and everyone who spend too much time on Facebook, Instagram, and feel "disconnected" in our "connected" world, Good Conversation is a journey back to basics....

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...

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. ...

The Power of Now
Score: 3.5
From 3,989 Ratings

The Power of Now


  • Author : Eckhart Tolle
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2010-10-06
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781577313113


The Power of Now Book 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 ...