Would you like to enhance your communication skills to grow and strengthen all your relationships? If so, this book is for you...
4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication in Love, Life, Work--Anywhere! is an excellent 'How-To Guide' for practicing the key skills that will help you identify and overcome communication barriers and achieve relationship success with the important people in your life--your spouse or partner, child or children, parents, siblings, friends, co-workers, customers--everyone! Plus, there are Self-Review Questions and Action Items at the end of several of the chapters.
In this book you will learn:
Empathic awareness and empathic listening skills
Listening blocks to effective communication
Empathic dialogue skills to achieve mutual understanding
Effective conflict management and problem-solving when there's a disagreement
How to nurture your relationships on a consistent basis
The power of expressing gratitude and appreciation
You will also get the 12-Day Communication Challenge! This Action Guide at the end of the book will help you practice a particular skill step each day thus growing in confidence and ability as you do.
The book is excellent to read and discuss as a couple, or in a book club or small group.
8 Ways to Happiness is for anyone who has stopped to ask themselves, “Am I happy?” or “Why am I not happy?”, and is not willing to spend 10 years in therapy or take a pill with side effects that make them feel even worse than they do now. Furthermore, it is for those who ARE taking medication for their "Dis-Ease” with life and STILL not feeling better. The 8 chapters are focused on common places that human beings get stuck, such as Loneliness, Loss, Hatred, Shame, and Heartbreak, with relatable snapshots and exercises to build new roads into Hope, Love, Faith, and Happiness. Dr. Marissa Pei’s own pain from the past and fear of the future identify with readers and relay a message of hope. She provides those struggling to find happiness with alternative ways of seeing their own reality, as well as a chance to practice balance tools that shovel out the shii-take from their past and return it as fertilizer for new seeds of understanding about the unique, beautiful, wonderful, precious beings we all are.
There has never been a more important time to take a 15 Minute Pause with stress levels increasing at a record high. 15 Minute Pause shows you how to reclaim time for yourself to relax, re-energize, and reassess your priorities.
15 Minute Pause is an inspirational playbook that explores where you are now, where you want to be and how to get there. It's for those who are ready to make a small change and a big difference to their happiness and well-being at home, work or community. Do you need a reboot, if not now, then when?
Inside there are activities and tips to:
Take the Life Energy Inventory(TM) and discover which of the 7 key life areas need recharging
Learn 5 essential questions you need to ask before making a decision
Lower stress levels with over 100 engaging ideas
Drawing on nearly twenty years of Fortune 500 consulting and coaching experience, Michelle Burke, Author of The Valuable Office Professional, observed that today's 24/7 lifestyle has become increasingly chaotic and stressful negatively impacting work/life balance. She partnered with co-author, Lilamani de Silva, former AP for Discovery Channel to share their aha's, and step-by-step solutions for living a less stressful and more joy-filled life.
Did your partner dump you? Were you tailgated while driving? Did someone park in your assigned space? Did you get demoted? – All in one day
Wouldn’t it be great to have a guide that presented you with positive solutions for dealing with all the negative situations you may experience in one day or at one point in your life? What if you could refer to one book for all of these questions presented above and more?
Be The Bigger Person: Scenarios & Solution to Better Yourself by Avni Parekh is a self-help guide for successfully managing and overcoming common negative experiences dealt within family life, friendships, relationships, home maintenance, work life, academic life, driving, journeys on airplanes, tragedies and even public places.
With Avni’s simple, three-tier process, you’ll be able to overcome irritating and negative situations with confidence and ease. The tips and solutions shared in this book have a proven effect to:
Improve your mood and self-image
Reduce your stress
Help you manage your anger
Help you lead a more satisfying and fulfilling life
Every human being encounters situations—daily—that can inhibit their good judgment and cause them to react in a way they normally wouldn’t if they were in a positive state of mind. Be The Bigger Person: Scenarios & Solutions to Better Yourself by Avni Parekh teaches you how to be your best self and not succumb to anger when faced with negativity.
It can be messy and overwhelming to figure out how to solve thorny problems. Where do you start? How do you know where to look for information and evaluate its quality and bias? How can you feel confident that you are making a careful and thoroughly researched decision?
Whether you are deciding between colleges, navigating a career decision, helping your aging parents find the right housing, or expanding your business, Problem Solved will show you how to use the powerful AREA Method to make complex personal and professional decisions with confidence and conviction.
Cheryl's AREA Method coaches you to make smarter, better decisions because it:
Recognizes that research is a fundamental part of decision making and breaks down the process into a series of easy-to-follow steps.
Solves for problematic mental shortcuts such as bias, judgment, and assumptions.
Builds in strategic stops that help you chunk your learning, stay focused, and make your work work for you.
Provides a flexible and repeatable process that acts as a feedback loop.
Life is filled with uncertainty, but that uncertainty needn't hobble us. Problem Solved offers a proactive way to work with, and work through, ambiguity to make thoughtful, confident decisions despite our uncertain and volatile world.
If you've ever wondered how one person could possibly make a difference just by showing up exactly as they are--welcome!
Are you searching for belonging, feeling uninspired, worn out with self-help attempts that don't last, or longing for more peace in your daily life? Kindle a life beyond what you have dared to dream, make a powerful difference, and discover new ways to connect and find community.
Link arms, learn, expand for change, and light up the world with us. One step at a time, you will uncover more of who you are and what matters most to you. You will be fueled for a life that is peace-making, bridge-building, and change-making.
These books will meet you right where you are. You may feel more-than-ready, eager to receive this invitation at this very moment, or you may feel that you don't yet have energy for such a life. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing right here and now, you are in just the right spot. As we journey together, the glow of hope, peace, and love will stoke the flames of a life far beyond what you ever dared to dream.
When facing setbacks, simply ask yourself, “What would North Denver Johnnie do?”
North Denver Johnnie isn’t your typical teenager. His street smarts and innate ability to see things differently take him from one of the most dangerous high schools in the city to highly sought-after positions in successful companies (stopping at the pool hall, disco, and car dealership along the way). Turning adversity into a platform for life lessons, this charming and beloved protagonist provides invaluable insight into career management and workplace advancement.
From the Author: For more than forty years, my impassionate curiosity has driven me to discover how the seemingly impossible plans and dreams are transformed into reality. Who are the individuals who push the limits of what's possible? What is their secret? How do they defy the odds? You will meet such people in this book. More importantly, you will learn the seven powers that, when developed, can thrust you into their circle of high-achievers with the confidence to step away from the naysayers and blaze your own trail. The jaw-dropping achievers you'll meet in this book soared to success in business, education, high tech careers, the military, sports, writing, real estate, and so much more despite unrelenting barriers and naysayers shouting—You can't! Faced with advice to give up on their life-long dreams, they determined they would prove them wrong and they would be the ones to make it happen. More importantly, they'll tell you how they did it! Get ready to discover and harness the incredible power that is waiting to go to work for you today!
Award-winning Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out takes you on an intimate journey through the seven stages of the creative process. All along the way, counselor and artist Cathy Wild interweaves her own deeply personal story as well as provocative insights gleaned from her many years in private practice. Discover your authentic voice while exploring timeless themes that compel creative expression--curiosity and imagination, mystery and mourning, chaos and clarity, suffering and gratitude and many more. Reading Wild Ideas is a dynamic experiential process that will support you on a profound personal journey of transformation.
Deep Living is a spiritual and culturally critical self-help book for the millions looking for direction or inspiration during our present global existential crisis and consciousness shift. From a synoptic view, the book associates this widespread environmental, economic, and cultural breakdown with an outdated consciousness that lacks connection with the spiritual. Deep Living invites the reader to redefine the cultural values and beliefs behind our relationships with nature, agriculture, food, people, and our bodies in order to create a meaningful, sustainable, healthy, and socially responsible life. The narrative interweaves personal experience with research, cultural criticism, and end-of-chapter advice lists.
All I want is to bring him home! He is crying and pleads with me, "Please, won't you take me home? Please? My kids will help you take care of me, please?" It is like someone has plunged a knife into my chest and is turning the blade slowly . . .
Heal Yourself & Transform Your Life Thanks To This Amazing Book Brought To You By Mel Bowers! Do you feel that your life is dysfunctional and need a way to sort things out? Do you find yourself looking in the mirror and feeling desperate with the lies, deceit, and abandonment that seem to have penetrated almost any human relationship? Would you opt for someone to guide you on how you could heal your past traumas and strengthen Your soul for a brighter future? If so, then this incredible book is just the thing you, looking for! Follow Mel Bowers, an A&M University graduate and Marketing guru, on a journey that will help you detoxify your life from negativity and darkness, and surround it with a bright, transparent light!
Is the thrill gone? What to do when your mojo's missing at work . . . For many employees, feeling burned out and uninspired is nothing new. But going through the motions impairs more than just work performance-it affects your well-being. Wouldn't it be better to feel as engaged and energized as you were on day one? Fortunately, everyone has the ability to rekindle inspiration. The key is to quit waiting for it to happen and take control of the process yourself. Whether you're wrestling with fear, disconnectedness, boredom, lack of creative outlets, overwhelm, or other issues, Find the Fire helps shake off the malaise and dial up the motivation. Packed with insights, exercises, inspiring stories, checklists, and more, this potent self-help guide identifies nine forces that drain inspiration and delivers tips and advice for turning things around, including how to: Start learning and growing again * Reconnect with coworkers and your boss * Stop procrastinating * Empower yourself * Stay in control during tough times * Overcome fear and embrace risk * Produce work you're proud of * Boost your self-confidence and personal presence * Leave your mark * And more Instead of asking what inspires you, the deeper question is, how did you lose inspiration in the first place? Learn to find it again-and fuel greater fulfillment and success.
Offering hope to a world in turmoil, Breathing Love is a spiritual guide to living love as an embodied meditation practice. Uniting us in a universally understandable goal, Jennie Lee builds immediate bridges of peace by changing how we look at love; from something to be acquired and preserved, to something to be realized and breathed.
Active conscious loving is the basis of the meditation practices offered in Breathing Love, providing you with inner solace and a deep sense of purpose. Whether in a relationship or not, in the prime of life or nearing death, you'll be encouraged to move beyond the pain, pride, and fear that keep you from love.