Gifts from the Heart: 10 Ways to Build More Loving Relationships - Randy Fujishin
Gifts from the Heart helps students learn, practice, and improve ten fundamental communication skills needed for any long-term relationship. Each skill is presented as a "gift" students give rather than as a behavior they implement empowering students to participate more fully in their relationships. Engaging opening stories place the concepts and skills in a real-world context. With a conversational and student-friendly writing style, each chapter focuses on one essential
Hide and Seek: The Psychology of Self-Deception - Neel Burton
What we believe to be the motives of our conduct are usually but the pretexts for it. – Miguel de Unamuno. How and why do we deceive ourselves? How does this impact on us and those around us? And what, if anything, can we do about it? This book is a stand-alone sequel and companion piece to 'The Art of Failure', which explores what it means to be successful, and how, if at all, true success can be achieved.
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The New Rational Therapy: Thinking Your Way to Serenity, Success, and Profound Happiness - Elliot D. Cohen
Throughout the ages, great thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Aquinas, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Nietzsche, and many others have had incredibly useful things to say about overcoming the strife of everyday living and attaining happiness. Unfortunately contemporary approaches to psychology have made only limited use of this guidance. At last, here is an uplifting psychology that systematically applies the wisdom of the ages to attaining life pregnant with insight, meaning, value, and
With Christ in the School of Prayer - Andrew Murray
Classic book views prayer not as drudgery or a way to win favor with God, but as a means of communing with the Creator--and seeing lives changed.
Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness - Joshua Wolf Shenk
A thoughtful, nuanced portrait of Abraham Lincoln that finds his legendary political strengths rooted in his most personal struggles.   Giving shape to the deep depression that pervaded Lincoln's adult life, Joshua Wolf Shenk's Lincoln's Melancholy reveals how this illness influenced both the president's character and his leadership. Lincoln forged a hard path toward mental health from the time he was a young man. Shenk draws from historical record, interviews with Lincoln scholars, and
How to Give Away Your Faith - Paul E. Little, Lee Strobel, Marie Little
You may ask, "Which is more important in representing Christ--the life I live or the words I say?" "It's like asking which wing of an airplane is more important, the right or the left " replies Paul Little. Here is Little's classic guide to sharing your faith. In this practical, down-to-earth book, he offers real-world examples and helpful advice for ordinary people who want to share the extraordinary gospel. As relevant today as ever, How to Give Away Your Faith stands as
Fight Your Fear and Win: Seven Skills for Performing Your Best Under Pressure--At Work, In Sports, On Stage - Don Greene
A former Green Beret and stress coach manager outlines a program of step-by-step mental and physical exercises that enable readers to conquer performance anxiety for any high-pressure situation. Reprint...Title: .Fight Your Fear and Win..Author: .Greene, Don..Publisher: .Random House Inc..Publication Date: .2002/02/01..Number of Pages: ...Binding Type: .PAPERBACK..Library of Congress: .
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The Power of Hope - Maurice Lamm
This is a compassionate spiritual leader's intensely felt, personal guide to how we can use the power of hope to shape our lives for the better. Through his many years as a pastoral counselor and his own life experience, Maurice Lamm shows how to summon up hope within ourselves in everyday existence, no matter what obstacles may discourage us. Practical, direct, even gently humorous, The Power of Hope relates case histories drawn from Lamm's experience as counselor to thousands. He also reveals
Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case For A More Joyful Christmas - Bill McKibben
Too many people have come to dread the approach of the holidays, a season that should--and can--be the most relaxed, intimate, joyful, and spiritual time of the year. In this book, Bill McKibben offers some suggestions on how to rethink Christmastime, so that our current obsession with present buying becomes less important than the dozens of other possible traditions and celebrations. Working through their local churches, McKibben and his colleagues found that people were hungry for a more
Tea and Trouble Brewing - Dorcas Smucker
A collection of essays written by Dorcas Smucker in her monthly column, Letter from Harrisburg, for The Register-Guard, in Eugene, Oregon. She is a Mennonite minister's wife, mother of six, and writes about the day-to-day lives of herself, her family, and her friends.
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