The Artists Way 25th Anniversary Edition

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The Artist's Way

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"Without The Artist's Way, there would have been no Eat, Pray, Love.” —Elizabeth Gilbert The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today—or perhaps even more so—than it was when it was first published twenty five years ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of The Artist’s Way and shares additional insights into the creative process that she has gained. Updated and expanded, this anniversary edition reframes The Artist’s Way for today's creatives.

The Artist's Way Workbook

The Artist's Way Workbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440684944
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The Artist's Way Workbook by Julia Cameron Summary

“Julia Cameron invented the way people renovate the creative soul.” –The New York Times For the millions of people who have uncovered their creative selves through the Artist's Way program: a workbook and companion to the international bestseller. Alife-changing twelve-week program, The Artist's Way has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. Now, for the first time, fans will have this elegantly designed and user-friendly volume for use in tandem with the book. The Artist's Way Workbook includes: - more than 110 Artist's Way tasks; - more than 50 Artist's Way check-ins; - a fascinating introduction to the workbook in which Cameron shares new insights into the creative process that she has culled in the decade since The Artist's Way was originally published; - new and original writings on Morning Page Journaling and the Artist's Date-two of the most vital tools set forth by Cameron in The Artist's Way. The Artist's Way Workbook is an indispensable book for anyone following the spiritual path to higher creativity laid out in The Artist's Way.

Walking in This World

Walking in This World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440679428
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Walking in This World by Julia Cameron Summary

In this long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron presents the next step in her course of discovering and recovering the creative self. Walking in This World picks up where Julia Cameron's bestselling book on the creative process, The Artist's Way, left off to present readers with a second course—Part Two in an amazing journey toward discovering our human potential. Full of valuable new strategies and techniques for breaking through difficult creative ground, this is the "intermediate level" of the Artist's Way program. A profoundly inspired work by the leading authority on the subject of creativity, Walking in This World is an invaluable tool for artists. This second book is followed by Finding Water, the thrird book in The Artist's Way trilogy.

Finding Water

Finding Water Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101666811
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Finding Water by Julia Cameron Summary

The third book in Julia Cameron's groundbreaking The Artist's Way trilogy on creative self-renewal is now in paperback. In this inspiring twelve-week program, the third in Julia Cameron's beloved body of work on the creative process, Cameron offers guidance on weathering the periods in an artist's life when inspiration has run dry. This book provides wisdom and tools for tackling some of the greatest challenges that artists face such as: Making the decision to begin a new project Persevering when a new approach to your art does not bear immediate fruit Staying focused when other parts of your life threaten to distract you form your art Finding possibilities for artistic inspiration in the most unlikely places Another revolutionary twelve-week program for artistic renewal from the foremost authority on the creative process, Finding Water is an essential book for any artist.

It's Never Too Late to Begin Again

It's Never Too Late to Begin Again Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 110198354X
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It's Never Too Late to Begin Again by Julia Cameron Summary

“The book you hold in your hands is the distillate of a quarter century’s teaching. It is my attempt to answer, ‘What next?’ for students who are embarking on their ‘second act.’” —Julia Cameron Julia Cameron has inspired millions with her bestseller on creativity, The Artist’s Way. In It’s Never Too Late To Begin Again, she turns her eye to a segment of the population that, ironically, while they have more time to be creative, are often reluctant or intimidated by the creative process. Cameron shows readers that retirement can, in fact, be the most rich, fulfilling, and creative time of their lives. When someone retires, the newfound freedom can be quite exciting, but also daunting. The life that someone had has changed, and the life to come is yet to be defined. In this book, Cameron shows readers how cultivating their creative selves can help them navigate this new terrain. She tells the inspiring stories of retirees who discovered new artistic pursuits and passions that more than filled their days—they nurtured their souls. This twelve-week course aimed at defining—and creating—the life you want to have as you redefine and re-create yourself, this book includes simple tools that will guide and inspire you to make the most of this time in your life: - Memoir writing offers an opportunity to reflect on and honor past experience. This book guides you through the daunting task of writing an entire memoir, breaking it down into manageable pieces. - Morning Pages—private, stream-of-consciousness writing done daily—allow you to express wishes, fears, delights, resentments, and joys, which in turn, provide focus and clarity for the day at hand. - Artist Dates encourage fun and spontaneity. - Solo Walks quell anxiety and clear the mind. This fun, gentle, step-by-step process will help you explore your creative dreams, wishes, and desires...and help you quickly find that it’s never too late to begin again.

The Artist's Way for Parents

The Artist's Way for Parents Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron,Emma Lively
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101613068
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The Artist's Way for Parents by Julia Cameron,Emma Lively Summary

“For decades, people have been asking me to write this book. The Artist’s Way focuses on a creative recovery. We re-cover the ground we have traveled in our past. The Artist’s Way for Parents focuses on creative cultivation, where we consciously—and playfully—put our children on a healthy creative path toward the future.” —Julia Cameron Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Award represents “Better Books for a Better World”—the Gold Award (Best Book of the Year) in the category of Parenting/Family. From the bestselling author of The Artist’s Way comes the most highly requested addition to Julia Cameron’s canon of work on the creative process. The Artist’s Way for Parents provides an ongoing spiritual toolkit that parents can enter—and re-enter—at any pace and at any point in their child’s early years. According to Cameron: “Every child is creative—and every parent is creative. Your child requires joy, and exercising creativity, both independently and together, makes for a happy and fulfilling family life.” Focusing on parents and their children from birth to age twelve, The Artist’s Way for Parents builds on the foundation of The Artist’s Way and shares it with the next generation. Using spiritual concepts and practical tools, this book will assist parents as they guide their children to greater creativity.

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: Special 25th Anniversary Edition

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: Special 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin Sharma
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1443461881
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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: Special 25th Anniversary Edition by Robin Sharma Summary

Twenty-five years ago, a book was published that has transformed millions of lives. Sharing the astounding story of Julian Mantle, the superstar trial lawyer whose stunning material success masked unhappiness within, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari was initially self-published in a small quantity but quickly became a word-of-mouth inspirational phenomenon that spread across the entire world. Now, with millions of copies sold, the life-changing wisdom contained in this #1 bestselling classic is even more relevant, as we seek happiness, fearlessness and a life that truly matters in these times of deep uncertainty. This limited 25th anniversary edition features a new introduction from the author and a special journal to help you materialize your highest desires. So you lead a life that electrifies your genius.

The Writing Diet

The Writing Diet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101158638
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The Writing Diet by Julia Cameron Summary

From the bestselling author of The Artist's Way, a revolutionary diet plan: Use art to take off the pounds! Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing: Often, in uncovering their creative selves her students also undergo a surprising physical transformation-invigorated by their work, they slim down. In The Writing Diet, Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation: creativity can block overeating. This inspiring weight-loss program, which can be used in conjunction with Cameron's groundbreaking book on the creative process, The Artist's Way, directs readers to count words instead of calories, to substitute their writing's "food for thought" for actual food. Using journaling to examine their relationship with food-and to ward off unhealthy overeating -readers will learn to treat food cravings as invitations to evaluate what they are truly craving in their emotional lives. The Writing Diet presents a brilliant plan for using one of the soul's deepest and most abiding appetites-the desire to be creative-to lose weight and keep it off forever. I'm a creativity expert, not a diet expert. So why am I writing a book about weight loss? Because I have accidentally stumbled upon a weight-loss secret that works. For twenty-five years I've taught creative unblocking, a twelve-week process based on my book The Artist's Way. From the front of the classroom I've seen lives transformed-and, to my astonishment, bodies transformed as well. It took me a while to recognize what was going on, but sure enough, students who began the course on the plump side ended up visibly leaner and more fit. What's going on here? I asked myself. Was it my imagination, or was there truly a "before" and an "after"? There was! -from The Writing Diet

Make Your Art No Matter What

Make Your Art No Matter What Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Beth Pickens
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452184151
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Make Your Art No Matter What by Beth Pickens Summary

The Artist's Way for the 21st century—from esteemed creative counselor Beth Pickens. If you are an artist, you need to make your art. That's not an overstatement—it's a fact; if you stop doing your creative work, your quality of life is diminished. But what do you do when life gets in the way? In this down-to-earth handbook, experienced artist coach Beth Pickens offers practical advice for developing a lasting and meaningful artistic practice in the face of life's inevitable obstacles and distractions. This thoughtful volume suggests creative ways to address the challenges all artists must overcome—from making decisions about time, money, and education, to grappling with isolation, fear, and anxiety. No matter where you are in your art-making journey, this book will motivate and inspire you. Because not only do you need your art—the world needs it, too. • EXPERT ADVICE: Beth Pickens is an experienced and passionate arts advocate with extensive insight into working through creative obstacles. She has spent the last decade advising artists on everything from financial strategy to coping with grief. • PRACTICAL AND POSITIVE: This book is both a love letter to art and artists and a hands-on guide to approaching the thorniest problems those artists might face. Pickens offers a warm reminder that you are not alone, that what you do matters, and that someone out there wants you to succeed. • TIMELESS TOPIC: Like a trusted advisor, this book is an invaluable resource jam-packed with strategies for building a successful creative practice. From mixing business and friendship to marketing yourself on social media, this book can help. And it will—again and again. Perfect for: • Visual artists and makers • Writers, musicians, filmmakers, and other creatives • Art and design school graduates and grad-gift givers

The Creative Cure

The Creative Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jacob Nordby
Editor: Hierophant Publishing
ISBN: 1950253058
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The Creative Cure by Jacob Nordby Summary

“I’m just not that creative” is a common refrain in today’s society. But according to author and creative coach Jacob Nordby, nothing could be further from the truth. Every human being is creative, and having a regular creative practice is a vital key to a happy and fulfilling life. If we don't exercise our creativity regularly, our lives can feel dull, stagnant, and rote. Many people live this way and believe “this is just the way life is,” without realizing that developing a regular creative practice can be the cure to what ails them. Nordby knows this all too well. By the time he reached his midthirties, he was running a successful mortgage company and lived in a big house with fancy cars. But he felt like he was dying inside. Starting and maintaining a creative practice is what saved his life. Now, in this powerful book, he explains how he traded in his stagnant way of life for one full of meaning and purpose, and offers specific steps to help you build your own creative practice. The Creative Cure is a call for a revolution, fostering change where all change must begin: within. This internal change will allow you to express your own creative gifts, cultivate happiness, and experience the unique feeling of fulfillment that only a creative practice can offer. Packed with powerful, transformative exercises, this book is the medicine you need to find and reinvigorate your creative soul.

Seeking Wisdom

Seeking Wisdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: St. Martin\'s Essentials
ISBN: 125080938X
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Seeking Wisdom by Julia Cameron Summary

Julia Cameron returns to the spiritual roots of the Artist’s Way in this 6-week Program Author Julia Cameron changed the way the world thinks about creativity when she first published The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity thirty years ago. Over five million copies later, Cameron now turns her attention to creative prayer, which she believes is a key facet of the creative life. In Seeking Wisdom, a 6 Week Artist’s Way Program, readers, too, will learn to pray. Tracing her own creative journey, Cameron reveals that prayer led her forward at a time of personal crisis. Unexpectedly, prayer became an indispensable support to her artistic life. The tools she created to save herself in her darkest hour became the tools she would share with the world through The Artist's Way. Seeking Wisdom details the origin of these tools, and by Cameron's example, the central role that prayer plays in sustaining a life as an artist. In this volume, Cameron shares a mindful collection of prayer practices that open our creative souls. This path takes us beyond traditional religious rituals, welcoming readers regardless of their beliefs and backgrounds. As you journey through each week of the program you’ll explore prayers of petition, gratitude, creativity, and more. Along the way, the three beloved tools of The Artist’s Way—Morning Pages, Artist Dates, and Walks—are refreshed and reintroduced, to provide a proven, grounded framework for growth and development. Additionally, Cameron introduces a fourth tool, Writing Out Guidance. She believes this powerful practice will greatly aid aspiring artists. Seeking Wisdom issues an invitation to step further into exciting creative practice.

The Vein of Gold

The Vein of Gold Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 110166682X
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The Vein of Gold by Julia Cameron Summary

In the Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart, Julia Cameron, author of The Artist's Way, draws from her remarkable teaching experience to help readers reach out into ever-broadening creative horizons. As in The Artist's Way, she combines eloquent essays with playful and imaginative experiential exercises to make The Vein of Gold an extraordinary book of learning-through-doing. Inspiring essays on the creative process and more than one hundred engaging and energizing tasks involve the reader in "inner play," leading to authentic growth, renewal, and healing.

Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition

Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Masayuki Shimabukuro,Leonard J. Pellman
Editor: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 1623175046
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Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition by Masayuki Shimabukuro,Leonard J. Pellman Summary

Revised and updated, the classic guide to the techniques, philosophy, and applications of iaijutsu--the art of self-defense with the Japanese sword. The 25th anniversary edition of the best-selling, highly acclaimed classic Flashing Steel introduces updated techniques, drills, and practices for students and practitioners of iaijutsu (or iaido). This complete essential resource on the Japanese sword arts expands on the two previous editions with additional practices, deep attention to foundational elements, and practical techniques--including 55 ways of deploying a samurai sword in self-defense. Expanded and revised, the memorial edition of Flashing Steel includes updates on promotion guidelines, tournaments, extended series of solo quick-draw exercises, and more, plus two added sets of solo techniques and three added sets of partner exercises to develop timing, distance control, angles of attack and defense, mental focus, and attitude. It provides a deep survey of fundamentals like training progression, preparation, etiquette, and proper sword nomenclature. Students will learn realistic defense and attack scenarios with wider applications to martial arts like kendo and aikido, while absorbing the philosophical tenets that inform and infuse the warrior's life with meaning and fulfillment. Organized into 23 chapters with black and white photographs throughout, this anniversary edition also includes an expanded history of iaijutsu, and an updated biography and tribute to the late Masayuki Shimabukuro, with personal anecdotes from the making of Flashing Steel that reveal his life and character.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Goleman
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0553903209
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Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman Summary

#1 BESTSELLER • The groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be smart, with a new introduction by the author “A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial.”—USA Today Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our “two minds”—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny. Drawing on groundbreaking brain and behavioral research, Goleman shows the factors at work when people of high IQ flounder and those of modest IQ do surprisingly well. These factors, which include self-awareness, self-discipline, and empathy, add up to a different way of being smart—and they aren’t fixed at birth. Although shaped by childhood experiences, emotional intelligence can be nurtured and strengthened throughout our adulthood—with immediate benefits to our health, our relationships, and our work. The twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of Emotional Intelligence could not come at a better time—we spend so much of our time online, more and more jobs are becoming automated and digitized, and our children are picking up new technology faster than we ever imagined. With a new introduction from the author, the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition prepares readers, now more than ever, to reach their fullest potential and stand out from the pack with the help of EI.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert M. Pirsig
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061907995
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig Summary

THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED MILLIONS A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better Few books transform a generation and then establish themselves as touchstones for the generations that follow. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is one such book. This modern epic of a man’s search for meaning became an instant bestseller on publication in 1974, acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters. It continues to inspire millions. A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions on how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning; the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existence, this classic is a touching and transcendent book of life. This new edition contains an interview with Pirsig and letters and documents detailing how this extraordinary book came to be.

The Artist's Way Every Day

The Artist's Way Every Day Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia Cameron
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101140585
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The Artist's Way Every Day by Julia Cameron Summary

This new book from the author of the international bestseller The Artist’s Way guides readers through a year of cultivating a deeper connection to their creative selves. The Artist’s Way has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. Now, for the first time, fans will have a beautifully designed daily companion to the author’s life-changing creative process. With 365 quotations culled from Julia Cameron’s most vital works on the creative process, this elegant little book can easily be carried along as the reader travels her groundbreaking spiritual path to higher creativity. In her introduction to the book, Cameron reveals the importance of cultivating one’s creativity every day and offers stunning new insights on the relationship between creativity and spirituality. As the world becomes increasingly challenging to navigate, The Artist’s Way Every Day will serve as a daily reminder of the healing power of creativity to nourish the soul.

Nothing in This Book Is True, But It's Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition

Nothing in This Book Is True, But It's Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bob Frissell
Editor: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1623173728
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Nothing in This Book Is True, But It's Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition by Bob Frissell Summary

The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this underground classic explores higher consciousness, human evolution, metaphysics, sacred geometry, the secret government, and more Nothing in This Book Is True, But It’s Exactly How Things Are details from a big-picture perspective the enormous infusion of higher dimensional energy that is dramatically raising the vibratory rate of the planet and everyone on it. Bob Frissell has greatly expanded upon the previous edition by including ten completely new chapters. Frissell also gives the details of the personal transformation that we must make if we are to survive and thrive, so we can “catch the ride” into higher consciousness in a way that enables Mother Earth to reach critical mass and become “lit from within.” This is the story of nothing less than the birth of a new humanity and the cocreation of Heaven on Earth.


Creativity Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Cleese
Editor: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385696760
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Creativity by John Cleese Summary

"Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative. I like to think I'm writing about it from the inside." --John Cleese Creativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, and in this short, immensely practical, and often very amusing guide he shows it's a skill that anyone can acquire. Drawing on his lifelong experience as a writer, he shares his insights into the nature of the creative process and offers advice on how to get your own inventive juices flowing. What do you need to do to get yourself in the right frame of mind? When do you know that you've come up with something that might be worth pursuing? What do you do if you think you've hit a brick wall? Not only does he explain the way your mind works as you search for inspiration, he also shows that, regardless of the task you've set yourself, you can learn to be better at coming up with a promising idea, refining it, and knowing when you're ready to act on it. We can all be more creative. John Cleese shows us how.


Create Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marc Silber
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1633539830
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Create by Marc Silber Summary

Find Your Creative Artist Within Creative conversations from some of the world's top photographers, filmmakers, Grammy award winners, TED presenters, actors, CEOs and more! Time for a new mindset. Many of us think of creativity as something distant and incompatible with daily life―a skill that artists get to use, but not the rest of us. Maybe you feel like a land-locked surfer, yearning for exhilarating rides. Or maybe you live for the few hours a week when you can take photographs, paint, or write. It’s time for a new mindset. Create shows you how to rediscover the artist within you. Live a more creative life. People who make a living in the creative arts know that there is a cycle to unlocking the imagination. Visualize, know your tools, work your craft, refine, share. When you tap into this cycle, you’ll find ways to operate at your highest state in all aspects of life. Find your creative purpose. Overcoming the barriers to innovation is easier than you think. Marc Silber, best selling author, award-wining creative and educator, shows you how to avoid the traps of procrastination, overthinking, and self-doubt. The exercises in Create are specifically designed to help you find certainty and confidence in self-expression. Learn how to: • Master the techniques of visualization • Draw inspiration from the world around you • Collaborate with people who can further your vision • Share with others to spread the joy If you enjoyed motivational books like The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life, Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, and Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way: 25th Anniversary Edition, you’ll love Create.

The Art & Science of Meditation

The Art & Science of Meditation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Erickson
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738761532
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The Art & Science of Meditation by Lisa Erickson Summary

Refine and Inspire Your Meditation Practice Featuring hands-on exercises to make your meditation more effective as well as science-based advice for using it in your daily life, The Art & Science of Meditation takes your practice to the next level. This vital resource provides ways to overcome common obstacles, easy-to-understand explanations of classic spiritual texts, guidance on choosing meditation teachers and retreats, and much more. Lisa Erickson presents practical, in-depth information drawn from both historical sources and contemporary scientific research. Explore ways to enhance your journey through each chapter's integration tools and contemplation methods. Discover how to achieve mystic states, meditate on the sacred feminine, and find the best modality for you. Easy to personalize to your own needs, this book helps you truly unite your life and meditation practice.

The New Creative Artist

The New Creative Artist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nita Leland
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440353999
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The New Creative Artist by Nita Leland Summary

Overcome your artist's block and explore what drives you artistically! Artist and teacher Nita Leland shows how to be creative in daily life to develop and strengthen your natural curiosity, flexibility, independence and playfulness--all with the end-goal of creating more inspired, unique personal artwork. Enjoy a variety of fun activities designed to exercise your creative muscle, including how to make an autobiographical collage, creating an idea jar for when you need a random jumpstart, and how to make "dull" subjects more interesting. Learn to push your creative boundaries by trying new methods in dozens of types of media including paper crafts, Japanese brush painting, creative quilting, inventive photography, grown-up finger painting, monotype and more. • 110+ activities that inspire creativity • Artists of all skill levels and mediums can tap into their creativity through exciting techniques and exercises • Inspirational tips and advice for taking creative risks to make more meaningful artistic statements • Inspiring art from 100 contributing fine artists and crafters in every medium coaching readers to creative success

Inside Creativity Coaching

Inside Creativity Coaching Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eric Maisel
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000546780
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Inside Creativity Coaching by Eric Maisel Summary

In Inside Creativity Coaching, 40 creativity coaches from around the world describe their work with creative clients in this first-ever case study examination of the art and practice of creativity coaching. Curated by one of America’s foremost creativity coaches, these rich narratives examine how creativity coaches work with writers, painters, musicians, craftspeople, and other creatives on issues such as motivation, procrastination, blockage, and performance and career anxiety. Packed with concrete tools and techniques, the book draws on inspirational success stories from across the globe to help coaches better understand and serve their creative clients. It will be a valuable resource to creativity coaches, coaches interested in developing a specialty, and creatives and performing artists looking to overcome their challenges. Covering a diverse range of disciplines, Inside Creativity Coaching is a must-have book for both aspiring and experienced creativity coaches, and anyone interested in helping creatives.

Help Yourself Now

Help Yourself Now Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jan Yager
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621536319
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Help Yourself Now by Jan Yager Summary

How to Find Help for Any Situation Although we live in the age of information and everyone is bombarded with potential sources of help, sifting through those possibilities can be a chore. This is where Help Yourself comes in! With this useful reference, author Jan Yager provides an overview of the various situations that most people have to navigate, from calling customer service or reporting a crime to finding credible and reliable information about a business, health, or legal concern. Each chapter includes a brief discussion of an issue, potential scenarios, and listings of relevant national and international organizations. Yager also instructs readers on researching state agencies, so they can contact appropriate organizations closer to home. Important topics of discussion include: Health insurance Personal finances Housing assistance Employment services Family planning K–12 education College selection and funding Small business development Legal services Crime victim resources Substance abuse Emergency preparedness And more

The Year of the Introvert

The Year of the Introvert Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michaela Chung
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1510732462
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The Year of the Introvert by Michaela Chung Summary

365 quotes, insights, and journaling prompts for the blossoming introvert. The Year of the Introvert is a seasonal daybook and journal that takes introverts on a true adventure in introspection and self-care, 365 days of the year. With each page of daily insight, Michaela Chung provides an interactive roadmap for introverts who wish to embrace who they are and live a fulfilling—and powerful!—life on their own quiet terms. Within these pages, you’ll discover quotes, prompts, and inspirational essays to propel you toward greater self-awareness, and self-love. Along the way, you’ll receive daily morsels of wisdom to strengthen your relationships, develop authentic confidence, survive the holidays, and truly blossom in your own introverted way. Ask introspective questions to awaken your inner adventurer Get tips on how to love your introversion and yourself Learn how to cut through small talk and truly connect Be quietly magnetic in your romantic relationships Build cozy living spaces that will replenish your energy And more! The Year of The Introvert is the ideal introvert’s companion for navigating the challenges and joys of being an introvert in an extrovert’s world. Reflect on your quiet strengths, water your natural wellspring of creativity, and take ownership of your “innie” life!

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carman S. Gill,Robert R. Freund
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351811495
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Spirituality and Religion in Counseling by Carman S. Gill,Robert R. Freund Summary

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling: Competency-Based Strategies for Ethical Practice provides mental health professionals and counselors in training with practical information for understanding and responding to clients’ needs using a spiritual and religious framework. This work conceptualizes spiritual and faith development in a holistic way, using case examples and practical interventions to consider common issues through a variety of approaches and frameworks. This is an essential compendium of actionable strategies and solutions for counselors looking to address clients’ complex spiritual and religious lives and foster meaningful faith development.

The Journal Writer’s Companion

The Journal Writer’s Companion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alyss Thomas
Editor: Exisle Publishing
ISBN: 177559419X
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Create a personalized approach to journaling that will help you to succeed both professionally and personally! Numerous studies show that journal writing is a fantastic resource that can significantly impact your life, but few people know how to go about it effectively in order to gain lasting positive results. The Journal Writer’s Companion aims to change this. Designed to be a clear, practical guide to using journal writing to help you succeed in any area of life and work, it is also a comprehensive reference source to all of the different types of journaling techniques, from gratitude journals to bullet journals, legacy journals to art journals. An experienced psychotherapist and writing coach, Alyss Thomas explains how these various approaches to journaling can be adapted and combined in innovative ways to create a unique, personalized method that works for your life and your goals. You do not need to use any other journaling books or use any pre-printed journals. Instead, you can use any blank notebook, or set up your journal on a computer or online, using the guidance contained here on how to structure it to specifically meet your needs. The result is the only guide you’ll ever need to achieving personal and professional success the journaling way!

Spiritual Practices for the Brain

Spiritual Practices for the Brain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne Kertz Kernion
Editor: Loyola Press
ISBN: 0829450440
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2021 Illumination Book Awards, Silver Medal: Health/Wellness For centuries, spiritual and meditative practices have helped people become more calm, focused, and happy. Christian saints such as John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila encouraged habits of the heart and soul. Now we know that such habits benefit the whole person. In Spiritual Practices for the Brain, Anne Kertz Kernion (founder of Cards by Anne) relies on the most current research to link spiritual practices to improved health. Relying on her education and experience in brain development, positive psychology, and theology, Anne is able to relate seemingly simple practices such as focused breathing, gardening, practicing kindness, or going for a walk with powerful results for your mind, body, and soul. Her presentation is friendly and readable, and each chapter explores a specific topic such as the Breath, Gratitude, and Self-Compassion, and includes simple practices for readers to try. As an artist and an exercise instructor, she exudes encouragement and hope for the person learning a new practice or revisiting an old one.

Recovering My True Self

Recovering My True Self Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Melissa Mayer DPT
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 198224464X
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This book tells the story of an ordinary girl from New Jersey and the subsequent transformational journey she took. This extraordinary journey, and the story she recounts, culminates with donating her kidney to her husband. It also tells of her struggles with adolescence, with food and alcohol issues, finding her way as a parent, and creative recovery. Her recovery from surgery led to a more powerful and deeper spiritual connection that allowed for a better more fulfilled life, all of which have led her ultimately to a truer self. Told in a relatable and honest way, Melissa’s authenticity and devotion to self discovery will inspire those looking to find meaning in their lives and empower them to transform everyday obstacles into miraculous opportunities.

Teaching With Light

Teaching With Light Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carol Pelletier Radford
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1071822675
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Illuminate your education path with uplifting lessons and mindful living practices. It takes courage, positivity, and passion to thrive as a teacher. This vivid and inspirational guide offers educators practical wisdom and strategies to promote their wellbeing and balance. Carol Pelletier Radford shares 10 important lessons she has learned in a long career as an educator that can help you build a fulfilling and lifelong career in education. In each lesson, readers will find: • Stories of resilience from classroom teachers • Self-care tips and assessments • Podcasts with inspiring teachers and leaders who have lived out the 10 lessons • Reading plans for teachers, teacher teams, and mentor/mentee pairs • Ways to dive deeper with additional companion website resources Teaching With Light equips courageous teachers with the tools they need to take care of themselves so they can serve their students, step into leadership, and contribute to the education profession.

Kickass Recovery

Kickass Recovery Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Billy Manas
Editor: New World Library
ISBN: 1608686515
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WISE, WITTY, AND RELENTLESSLY REAL STRAIGHT TALK FROM A RECOVERING ADDICT As Billy Manas can attest, getting sober is easy compared to living sober. But if he can do it, so can you, and he’s going to help you with nuts-and bolts suggestions for finding financial, personal, and emotional well-being to live your own version of a kickass life. Billy’s techniques for getting there are simple yet profound — tackling manageable goals, finding inspiration (in whatever way works for you), asking for help (even when you don’t want to), practicing gratitude and meditation (even if you think they’re silly), and steering clear of people who rain on your parade. Straightforward and doable, these strategies build confidence and build on each other until recovery means not just living but living better than ever.

The 1 Day Refund

The 1 Day Refund Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donna McGeorge
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0730398218
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GAIN MORE TIME FOR WHAT YOU LOVE Are you constantly juggling multiple tasks and operating at 100 per cent or more? Do you feel you are permanently on the treadmill and can’t get off? If you needed extra capacity for something urgent, could you find it? In The 1-Day Refund, best-selling author and time management expert Donna McGeorge shows you how to recover an extra 15 per cent of your time—10 minutes per hour, 1 hour per day or a full day each week—to think, breathe, live and work. By creating more space, you’ll discover a new ability to focus on what’s truly important to you. In this book, you’ll also: Learn to achieve more by doing less and create more space across all areas of your life Stop being at the mercy of other people’s agendas and learn to say ‘no’ when you truly don’t have time. Develop your capacity to cope with change and unpredictability and rid yourself of that feeling of overwhelm A fantastic resource for middle managers, supervisors, and those on the frontlines of work, school, sports, and family, The 1 Day Refund is one of the best investments any busy person can make. With The 1-Day Refund, you’ll be on your way to getting back a full day, so you can take advantage of any opportunity that comes your way. The 1-Day Refund is the third book in Donna McGeorge’s It’s About Time series. With The 25-Minute Meeting, you’ll learn to give your meetings purpose and stop them wasting your time; with The First 2 Hours, you’ll find the best time of the day to do your most productive work; and with The 1-Day Refund, you’ll discover how to give yourself the extra capacity to think, breathe, live and work.

The Hurried Child, 25th anniversary edition

The Hurried Child, 25th anniversary edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Elkind
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0786734671
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"David Elkind [is] one of psychology's leading lights."--Washington Post With the first edition of The Hurried Child, David Elkind emerged as the voice of parenting reason, calling our attention to the crippling effects of hurrying our children through life. He showed that by blurring the boundaries of what is age appropriate, by expecting--or imposing--too much too soon, we force our kids to grow up too fast, to mimic adult sophistication while they secretly yearn for time to act their age. In the more than two decades since this book first appeared, our society has inadvertently stepped up the assault on childhood through the media, in schools, and at home. In this twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this classic, Dr. Elkind adds important new commentary to put a quarter century of trends and change into perspective for parents today, including a detailed, up-to-the-minute look at the Internet, classroom culture, school violence, and movies and television. Showing parents and teachers where hurrying occurs and why, Elkind offers insight, advice, and hope for encouraging healthy development while protecting the joy and freedom of childhood. "A landmark book."--Chicago Sun-Times

Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition

Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Masayuki Shimabukuro,Leonard J. Pellman
Editor: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 1623175046
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Flashing Steel, 25th Anniversary Edition by Masayuki Shimabukuro,Leonard J. Pellman Summary

Revised and updated, the classic guide to the techniques, philosophy, and applications of iaijutsu--the art of self-defense with the Japanese sword. The 25th anniversary edition of the best-selling, highly acclaimed classic Flashing Steel introduces updated techniques, drills, and practices for students and practitioners of iaijutsu (or iaido). This complete essential resource on the Japanese sword arts expands on the two previous editions with additional practices, deep attention to foundational elements, and practical techniques--including 55 ways of deploying a samurai sword in self-defense. Expanded and revised, the memorial edition of Flashing Steel includes updates on promotion guidelines, tournaments, extended series of solo quick-draw exercises, and more, plus two added sets of solo techniques and three added sets of partner exercises to develop timing, distance control, angles of attack and defense, mental focus, and attitude. It provides a deep survey of fundamentals like training progression, preparation, etiquette, and proper sword nomenclature. Students will learn realistic defense and attack scenarios with wider applications to martial arts like kendo and aikido, while absorbing the philosophical tenets that inform and infuse the warrior's life with meaning and fulfillment. Organized into 23 chapters with black and white photographs throughout, this anniversary edition also includes an expanded history of iaijutsu, and an updated biography and tribute to the late Masayuki Shimabukuro, with personal anecdotes from the making of Flashing Steel that reveal his life and character.

Road Trip USA

Road Trip USA Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jamie Jensen
Editor: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1640494480
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Criss-cross the country on America's two-lane highways with the 25th anniversary edition of the ultimate guide to the classic road trip. InsideRoad Trip USA you'll find: 11 routes through the heart of America, color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique Over 125 streamlined maps covering more than 35,000 miles of two-lane American blacktop Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Insight into the great American road trip, as well as resources, history, and fun facts along the way Hit the road, roll down the windows, and discover the soul of the country with Road Trip USA.

Diet for a New America 25th Anniversary Edition

Diet for a New America 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Robbins
Editor: H J Kramer
ISBN: 1932073558
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Originally published in 1987, Diet for a New America awakened the conscience of a nation with its startling examination of the food we buy and eat — and the moral, economic, and medical price we pay for it. Drawing a clear line connecting America’s factory farm system with disease, animal cruelty, and ecological crises, Robbins makes perhaps the most eloquent argument for vegetarianism ever published. Robbins walked away from his family’s business — the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire — to pursue his dream of promoting a healthy society that practices “compassionate stewardship of a balanced ecosystem.” In Diet for a New America he presents both a disturbing portrait of our current system and a vision for the future that will educate and empower readers to change.

Growing Wings on the Way

Growing Wings on the Way Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rosalind Armson
Editor: Triarchy Press
ISBN: 1908009292
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This book is about dealing with messes. Sometimes known as 'wicked problems', messes (or messy situations) are fairly easy to spot:it's hard to know where to startwe can't define them everything seems to connect to everything else and depends on something else having been done first we get in a muddle thinking about them we often try to ignore some aspect/s of themwhen we finally do something about them, they usually get worse they're so entangled that our first mistake is usually to try and fix them as we would fix a simple problem.

Servant Leadership [25th Anniversary Edition]

Servant Leadership [25th Anniversary Edition] Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert K. Greenleaf
Editor: Paulist Press
ISBN: 1616430648
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A classic work on leadership for business men and women, government leaders and all persons in positions of authority.

Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition

Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H.G. Bissinger
Editor: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306824221
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Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition by H.G. Bissinger Summary

Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the oil business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspires--and sometimes shatters--the teenagers who wear the Panthers' uniforms.

Reviving Ophelia 25th Anniversary Edition

Reviving Ophelia 25th Anniversary Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Pipher, PhD,Sara Gilliam
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0525537058
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The 25th anniversary edition of the iconic book, revised and updated for 21st-century adolescent girls and their families. In 1994, Reviving Ophelia was published, and it shone a much-needed spotlight on the problems faced by adolescent girls. The book became iconic and helped to reframe the national conversation about what author Mary Pipher called "a girl-poisoning culture" surrounding adolescents. Fast forward to today, and adolescent girls and the parents, teachers, and counselors who care about them find themselves confronting many of the same challenges Pipher wrote about originally as well as new ones specific to today. Girls still struggle with misogyny, sexism, and issues of identity and self-esteem. But they're also more isolated than ever before: They don't talk face-to-face to the people around them, including their peers, as they used to: They're texting or on social media for hours at a time. And while girls today are less likely to be in trouble for their drinking or sexual behavior, they have a greater chance of becoming depressed, anxious, or suicidal. In this revised and updated Reviving Ophelia, Pipher and her daughter, Sara Pipher Gilliam (who was a teenager at the time of the book's original publication), have incorporated these new issues for a 21st-century readership. In addition to examining the impact that social media has on adolescent girls' lives today, Pipher and Gilliam explore the rising and empowering importance of student activism in girls' lives, the wider acceptance of diverse communities among young people, and the growing disparities between urban and rural, rich and poor, and how they can affect young girls' sense of self-worth. With a new foreword and afterword and chapters that explore these topics, this new edition of Reviving Ophelia builds on the relevance of the original as it provides key insights into the challenges and opportunities facing adolescent girls today. The approach Pipher and Gilliam take in the new edition is just what it was in the original: a timely, readable combination of insightful research and real-world examples that illuminate the challenges young women face and the ways to address them. This updated Reviving Ophelia looks at 21st century adolescent girls through fresh eyes, with insights and ideas that will help new generations of readers.

Managing Transitions (25th anniversary edition)

Managing Transitions (25th anniversary edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Bridges,Susan Bridges
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738219665
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Managing Transitions (25th anniversary edition) by William Bridges,Susan Bridges Summary

The business world is constantly transforming. When restructures, mergers, bankruptcies, and layoffs hit the workplace, employees and managers naturally find the resulting situational shifts to be challenging. But the psychological transitions that accompany them are even more stressful. Organizational transitions affect people; it is always people, rather than a company, who have to embrace a new situation and carry out the corresponding change. As veteran business consultant William Bridges explains, transition is successful when employees have a purpose, a plan, and a part to play. This indispensable guide is now updated to reflect the challenges of today's ever-changing, always-on, and globally connected workplaces. Directed at managers on all rungs of the corporate ladder, this expanded edition of the classic bestseller provides practical, step-by-step strategies for minimizing disruptions and navigating uncertain times.

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