Badass Black Girl

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Badass Black Girl

A Daily Dose of Affirmations Celebrating Black Joy for Teen Girls (Ages 12-16)

“This book is a celebration, an affirmation, a history text, a little bit of memoir, and an exuberant prayer for the prosperity of Black women.”―Ashley M. Jones, author of Magic City Gospel

Publishers Weekly Select Title for Young Readers
2021 In the Margins Book Award Winner, Top Title for YA Nonfiction
#1 Best Seller and Gift Idea in Teen & Young Adult Cultural Heritage Biographies

Affirmations for strong, fearless Black girls. Wisdom from Badass Black female trailblazers who accomplished remarkable things in literature, entertainment, STEM, politics and law, sports and more.

Explore the many facets of your identity through hundreds of big and small questions. In this affirmations book created for Black girls, M.J. Fievre tackles topics such as family and friends, school and careers, body image, and stereotypes. By reflecting on these themes, you confront the issues that can hold you back from discovering your inner Black joy. 

Embrace authenticity and celebrate who you are. Finding the courage to live as you are is not easy, so here’s a book designed to help you nurture creativity and positive self-awareness.

Change the way you view the world. This affirmations book provides words of encouragement focused on Black joy to inspire and ignite discussion. You are growing up in a world that tries to tell you how to look and act. Fight the flow and determine for yourself who you want to be.

Badass Black Girl helps you to:

  • Build and boost your self-esteem with powerful, positive affirmations
  • Learn more about yourself through insightful journaling prompts 
  • Become confident in your authentic Black girl self

If books for teens like Black Girl, White School; This Book is Antiracist or Well-Read Black Girl have interested you, then Badass Black Girl should be the next book you read. Also, be sure to check out M.J. Fievre’s Empowered Black Girl (2021) and Resilient Black Girl (2021)!

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How to Get the Right Diagnosis

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Get the Correct Medical Diagnosis You Need and Deserve

“If you, or one of your loved ones, has a complex, chronic illness, you need to read this book. You are not alone if you fear your medical problems are misunderstood.” ―Dr. Jeanne Shiffman, MD,  Well Being―Being Well, Integrative and Family Medicine

#1 Bestseller in Men's Health

Many know from experience that getting an accurate medical diagnosis can be difficult. Take it from Randy Pherson, who struggled with a medical condition for five years before getting a proper diagnosis―and once he did, had to undergo a major surgery to save his life.

Learn to leverage the system.  As traumatic as Pherson’s situation was, it is not an isolated experience. He decided to help others facing similar situations. Applying his analytical skills honed as a CIA senior intelligence officer, Pherson offers precise, analytical techniques for using the medical system to your advantage.

Lessons that could save your life.  Because of the sheer number of patients doctors and medical staff see each day, it can be difficult to get the medical attention you deserve. Pherson cites a network of individuals who have tried, both successfully and unsuccessfully, to navigate the medical system. By using their stories as examples, Pherson gives value to their experiences and provides lessons learned to potentially save lives.

Inside find:

  • 16 tips for navigating the medical system
  • How to better describe your pain and the specific questions to ask your doctor
  • Techniques to spur a correct diagnosis and obstacles to overcome when seeking treatment
  • Tips for building an effective partnership with your doctor

If self-help and medicine books such as Lab Values, Diagnosis, How to Be a Patient, How Doctors ThinkAttending, or The Patient Will See You Now have been valuable, then Randy Pherson’s How to Get the Right Diagnosis is the next book for you.

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Listify

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A Writing Journal for Self-Care and Mindfulness

“Making a list is one of the most powerful things you can do. It focuses your mind. It simplifies your day. It helps you remember what's most important in life.” —Alexandra Franzen, author of The Checklist Book and You're Going to Survive

List-Writing Is Your New Superpower. Lists help us to remember our tasks, round up the cool movies and books we’ve been wanting to check out, plan our self-care routines, and more―freeing up our brain space by allowing us to chronicle our unique lives on paper. With dozens of lists, journal prompts, and quotes to keep you inspired, Listify invites you to flex this superpower and takes you on a journey of self-exploration.

Self-Care Has Never Been Better. Listify is more than just a self-help book for women. List-writing activities calm us, let us explore our memories, and get all of those things-to-remember on paper. No more overwhelm in your mind! Both a keepsake and a tool, this book will allow you to capture all the beautiful aspects of your life―past, present, and future. Put pen to paper and list and journal to a deeper connection with the most important person in your life: you.

Listify is a great journal to write in for women and men, providing prompts for:

  • Acts of kindness you can easily implement every day
  • Routines and activities that center you
  • Nearby events, parks, and neighborhoods to explore
  • Exploring your strongest scent-memories
  • “Favorites” lists of books, movies, fictional characters and more!

If you are a fan of self-help books such as Listful Living, The Declutter Challenge, The Clutter Connection, Journal With Purpose, Self-Love Workbook for Women, Dot Journaling, Start Where You Are52 Lists for Happiness, or Q&A a Day, you’ll love Marina Greenway’s Listify.

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The Checklist Book

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Daily Checklist―Increase Your Productivity by Going Back to the Basics

"Enormously helpful, practical and detailed, without information overload...I think this book could be life-changing. I’m starting my checklist for tomorrow today!" —Amazon Review

#1 Best Seller in Time Management, Business Skills, Education & Reference, Writing Skills, and Memory Improvement

Too much to do, too little time? Feeling overwhelmed and stressed? Go back to the basics by writing out a simple daily checklist. It will change your life.

Simplicity at its best. The checklist is one of the world’s oldest—and most effective—productivity systems and time management strategies. Writing out a simple daily checklist allows us to plan our day and set in stone what we want to accomplish.

Cut out unnecessary noise. There are countless apps and organizational systems to help us straighten out our lives, but often they only add to the madness. Trying to keep up leaves us feeling drained and overwhelmed. Learn how to choose your highest priorities, set realistic goals, celebrate tiny wins, and feel calmer every day with the magic of checklists.

Be realistic about the time in a day. By physically writing down our tasks on a single piece of paper, we force ourselves to limit how much we can do in a day. Too often, we cram our day with tasks and chores and leave almost no space for self-care or time with loved ones. We end up disappointed in our inability to complete our never-ending to-do list. Checklists help you plan your day in a more realistic way. You accomplish what needs to be done—and enjoy things you want to be doing, too.

Inside learn:

  • The history of the checklist and why it's effective today
  • The science behind the success of checklists
  • How to create a basic daily checklist—and checklists for specific situations

Readers who love life-improvement books like The Bullet Journal MethodFree to Focus, or Atomic Habits will love The Checklist Book.

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The Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship Journal

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#1 New Release in Parent & Adult Child Relationships ─ Healing for Mothers and Daughters

A compassionate guide: Karen C.L. Anderson is a storyteller, feminist, and speaker who views the world through the lens of curiosity and fascination. As a mother-daughter relationship expert, she gently guides readers through revealing painful patterns in their relationships to finding ultimate healing. Her book isn’t a quick fix. Rather, she writes to help mothers and daughters heal and either reconcile or peacefully separate.

Tips and tools for healing: Anderson comes prepared in this book to offer readers practical advice for creating a healthier relationship. Her previous book, The Peaceful Daughter’s Guide to Separating from a Difficult Mother, was an international bestseller, and she offers new practical wisdom in this journal. From setting healthy boundaries to creating a new outlook, Anderson helps readers create peace in their troubled relationships.

You’re not alone in the struggle: Studies suggest that nearly 30% of women have been estranged from their mothers at some point. It can be difficult to talk about the strain of mother and daughter relationships because they are so often glorified in our society as one of the most precious bonds. If anything, however, that makes them more important to talk about.

Anderson’s book is ideal for mothers and daughters alike, whether they read it separately or together. Open it up and find:

  • Various prompts and practices for building a relationship around healthy interdependence rather than dysfunctional codependence
  • A way to transform things that create pain into a source of wisdom and creativity
  • An informative and intriguing self-care gift for women in the form of a healing journal

Readers of self-help books such as Mothers Who Can’t LoveAdult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, and Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters will find a wonderful source of help and healing in Anderson’s The Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship Journal.

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The Witch's Guide to Ritual

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Spiritual Ceremonies to Enrich Daily Life

Practice Sacred Living. Rituals are often performed to acknowledge special, sacred moments of life. When we align ourselves with the rhythms of the earth, we see that every day is sacred. Sacred living is the art of acknowledging the abundance of life and the deep meaning within natural rhythms. The Witch’s Guide to Ritual teaches the practice of daily rituals for self-care and personal growth.

The Art of Healing. The Witch’s Guide to Ritual can help you create a healing ritual space, whether you are an experienced hedge witch or a beginner exploring new magical practices. You’ll learn about the history of rites and rituals, mythology for today’s world, and how healing works in a modern witch house.

Celebrate life. The key to celebrating the abundance of life lies in the recognition that we are surrounded by all that is magical. Organized by season, The Witch’s Guide to Ritual offers a suggested ceremony for each day of the year and includes hundreds of simple rites, suggestions, meditations, and holiday celebrations that can make the ordinary extraordinary.

What you'll learn inside this book:

  • The psychological benefits of rituals in your life
  • Why participating in group events enriches your life and brings you closer to friends, family, and loved ones
  • How to create an altar or shrine as a power center in your home for spiritual renewal
  • Which crystals, herbs, symbols, and talismans can bring you calm, health, love, prosperity, and happiness

Healing is possible with sacred living. If you enjoyed The Witch’s Book of Self-Care, The Spirit Almanac, The House Witch, or The Witch’s Book of Rituals, you’ll love this new guide to inspired magical practice.

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Your Goal Guide

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Accomplish Your Goals—Without the Stress

“Deb Eckerling’s Your Goal Guide is a thoughtful roadmap to help you get from here (the good idea) to there (actually accomplishing what you want to do). —Dr. Chaz Austin, Ed.D., president of Austin Career Packaging & Marketing

IPPY Award 2021 Silver Medalist in the Self-Help Catagory

Start with a plan. One of the biggest reasons goals fail is that we often don’t put enough thought into what we really want before diving in. Your Goal Guide by Debra Eckerling starts with that first, crucial step: figuring out your goals and putting a plan in place. As a professional writer, communications specialist, and project catalyst with more than 20 years of experience, Eckerling is prepared to help you achieve success. 

A method that works. Eckerling presents readers with her own tested and proven method: The DEB Method. DEB is a brainstorming and task-based system and stands for: Determine Your Mission, Explore Your Options, Brainstorm Your Path. Eckerling's method is a roadmap for goal setting that helps professionals lay down a plan and accomplish their mission. 

Making the process as stress-free as possible. Goals can be intimidating because of the pressure we often put on ourselves to succeed. However, Eckerling believes that setting goals should be easy—we just need the right tools to tackle them. Through a combination of writing exercises and systems, Eckerling provides readers with a process for making and setting goals that is stress-free and easy-to-manage.

Debra Eckerling’s Your Goal Guide is your next step to success. Open it up and find:

  • To-the-point advice and user-friendly recommendations 
  • Easy-to-read examples and case studies 
  • Adaptable worksheets and numerous resources to bring you one step closer to goal achievement 

Readers of books like Atomic HabitsYour Best Year Ever, and The Bullet Journal Method will love Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals.

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You Are an Awesome Woman

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Adjust Your Attitude With Daily Affirmations

Master the art of thinking happy: You know what they say about happiness—it’s an “inside job”—which is 100 percent true. Use the affirmations, quotes, and ideas in this book as a set of tools for your own self-development. They are for “inner work.” Much has to do with adjusting your attitude. Depending on the day, it might be a slight adjustment or a major overhaul, but the more you practice daily affirmations, the fewer adjustments you’ll need. One day you will realize you have mastered the art of “thinking happy” and are looking at the bright side of life, every day. Incorporating positive thoughts as a daily practice will build mental muscle and help you achieve the all-important optimistic way of thinking.

Becoming a better you:  Author Becca Anderson is a champion of undertaking the inner journey of working toward a better you. She is also a strong advocate for believing in yourself and loving yourself more each and every day. These are habits that can be reinforced by practices such as journaling, creating your own affirmations, and talking to yourself positively.

Build your inner optimism: Like an engine driving you toward greater things, self-belief brings you closer to your life’s purpose, your personal mission, and will absolutely make you a happier camper. Daily affirmations help build an optimistic mindset. So, give it a try! It’s as easy as pie and just as sweet.

In You Are An Awesome Woman you will learn:

  • How the habit of daily affirmations can lead to thinking happy
  • What it takes to build a more confident and better you
  • The art of positive attitude adjustment

Readers of other Becca Anderson favorites such as Prayers for Hard TimesBadass Women Give the Best AdviceThe Book of Awesome Women, and Badass Affirmations will love You Are An Awesome Woman.


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66 Day Journal

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Achieve Your Goals in 66 Days

“As a professional athlete, I know the power of a well-planned routine, but what I love about the 66 Day Journal is the combination of success and fulfilment.”  —Flavio Simonetti, professional athlete and Founder/CEO “Coach Carter App”

This daily guided journal by cutting-edge speaker and bestselling author Matthew Mockridge serves as a “training partner” to help you create and firmly integrate healthy habits and routines into your everyday life.

Create new habits―and stick with them. Routines can be hard to establish. Often, our goals require us to make difficult changes in our daily lives. But, we can make those changes and commit to a consistent routine. As readers of the 66 Day Journal will learn, it is through maintaining regular healthy habits that true passion for a healthy lifestyle emerges.

Ask quality questions, have a quality life. If we aren’t asking ourselves the important questions―“What am I proud of? What could I have done better?”―then maintaining healthy habits is harder than ever. This guided journal walks us through the difficult questions we should be asking ourselves every day. The carefully constructed questions combine mindfulness, positive psychology, and proven strategies for increased productivity to help you stay on track.

Dive into Matthew Mockridge’s 66 Day Journal and learn how to:

  • Simplify overwhelming “marathon” goals into 66 achievable mini goals
  • Set a goal using the SMART theory (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound)
  • Visualize where you want to be and work to get there

If you’ve enjoyed titles such as Getting to Good90 Day Cycle to New Habits Journal, or Hello New Me, then you’ll love Matthew Mockridge’s 66 Day Journal: A Guided Journal for Creating New Habits.

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Happy, Okay?

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Celebrating and Empowering Black Lives and Black Authors

Poetry to Confront Depression, Anxiety, Grief, and Loss

Are the usual anxiety books helping you find a path to healing? No? Try this collection of poetry specially crafted for those dealing with mental health and the people closest to them.

Poetry meets mental health. Paloma is faking it. On the outside, she’s A-Okay. She’s electrified at work, there is a cadence in her step as she walks her dog, she posts memes on Facebook, and she keeps up with most relationships. Looks can be deceiving, however. Inside, Paloma is just going through the motions, and she feels like things are spiraling out of control. But when things are at their darkest, dawn arrives with clarity and focus, and with it, healing. Paloma learns to value small glimmering moments of joy rather than searching for constant happiness, thus building hope for her future.

A manifesto for life. An electric roadmap to healing and a manifesto for wholeness, Happy, Okay?: Poems about Anxiety, Depression, Hope, and Survival, is written in a contemporary style reminiscent of Rupi Kaur and Pierre Alex Jeanty. But this poetry book is not simply a narrative spun in verse. It is an invitation to readers to shake off the stigma and silence of mental health and find strength in the only voice that matters: your own. Whether exploring self-care, social anxiety, or anxiety in relationship, in this inspiring and heartwarming book, you will:

  • Understand how to make happiness a decision, even when you don’t feel it in your bones
  • Find out how to exercise patience and self-acceptance
  • Attract hope and purpose back into your life

If you enjoy poem books or books like HerBlack Girl MagicPillow ThoughtsMilk and Honey, or The Sun and Her Flowers, then you will love Happy, Okay? by M.J. Fievre.

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Life Is a 4-Letter Word

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Laugh and Learn with These Life Lessons

Insights from a veteran psychologist: Dr. David Levy is a media consultant who has appeared on over 70 television and radio broadcasts, from CNN to National Geographic, to provide psychological perspectives on current events. His previous works have been published internationally, many of them becoming bestsellers. In this book, Levy approaches readers on a more personal level but carries the same expertise that he’s shared with viewers and listeners worldwide.

Valuable life lessons: Levy’s book takes a different approach than others in the self-help genre. Rather than being instructional, Levy shares bits of wisdom through telling his own stories. In other words, he offers life lessons without lecturing or preaching. Written in a style that is engaging and humorous, readers will find relatable truths in Levy’s uplifting stories and wise advice.

A journey to wisdom: The path to living a smarter lifestyle is not always smooth. Levy encourages readers to embrace all the feelings his book may bring out as they read his stories, from laughing to wincing, and learning along the way. Discover the power of positive thinking as Levy shares a lifetime journey of personal reflections, growth, and wisdom.

Dive into Dr. David Levy’s latest book, Life Is a 4-Letter Word, and find…

  • 40 autobiographical essays, each one containing a relatable and applicable life lesson
  • A unique source of both humor and inspiration that reassures readers that life is good
  • A self-help book for men and women from a published professional in psychology

If books such as You are a BadassThe Subtle Art of Not Giving a F—Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and Sometimes You Win—Sometimes You Learn have interested you, then Life Is a 4-Letter Word should be your next read!

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Living A Loved Life

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Discover Your Wisdom Within

“Internationally renowned thought leader and personal growth expert Dawna Markova, PhD…challenges us to listen to the heartfelt lessons necessary to create the most loving life possible.”  —Robyn SpizmanLoving Out Loud: The Power of a Kind Word, media personality, and New York Times bestselling author

Selected for The Best Spiritual Books of 2019 List

An inspiring and evocative book reminding you that the discovery of how you can live a life you love is found hidden in the stories you tell about your life.

An inspirational book to help shine a light on how each of us carries a possibility that everyone needs. Instead of hugs, Dawna Markova's midwife grandmother used to kiss the unique marks at the very end of her fingertips, calling them “promise prints.” She said that the moment each of us are born life makes a promise to the world that only we can fulfill. Living A Loved Life is a particularly important book in these dark and fragmented times when so many of us have become convinced that they really can't and don't make a difference.

Your go-to motivational book. Dawna Markova, Ph.D. has been a teacher, psychotherapist, researcher, executive advisor, and organizational fairy godmother. She has given empowerment, creativity, and spirituality presentations around the world to various corporate and non-corporate audiences. Living A loved life is an uplifting collection of stories woven from Dr. Markova’s own experience as well as those of her clients. These stories can guide you and help you find an untapped reservoir of capacity within―a connective force, a steady light in the depth of darkness. Living A Loved Life will leave you committed to never again diminish your mind or limit the capacity of your heart.

If you liked I’ve Been Thinking…by Maria Shriver, On the Brink of Everything by Parker Palmer or Becoming Wise by Krista Tippet, you’ll love reading Living A Loved Life.

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It’s Your Weirdness that Makes You Wonderful

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Latest Kate

A Lesson in Self Acceptance from Affirming Animals 

“Spending a few minutes every day meditating on TheLatestKate's illustrations and words of wisdom offer encouragement that you can face any challenge that crosses your path.” ―Susyn Reeve, Author of Heart Healing

#1 New Release in Anxiety, Phobias, Mood Disorders, Stress Management, Depression, and Religious & Inspirational

From the creator of the bestselling book, You Can Do All Things, comes a whimsical, interactive guide to practicing mindfulness, self-love, and creativity.

Work through anxiety and depression and celebrate your own uniqueness. Depression and anxiety are topics that can be uncomfortable to talk about, but that doesnt mean they should be avoided. With the help of her adorable support animals, art blogger Kate Allan urges us to be mindful of our mentality.  Through encouraging self-love affirmations, mindfulness activities, doodle ideas, and journaling prompts, this affirming animal therapy book helps us sort through and express our feelings. 

Self-help journaling with a creative twist.  Its Your Weirdness that Makes You Wonderful is a self-love guided journal that meets us where we are—in the midst of the feelings that say were not enough, we wont make it. Allan’s captioned illustrations help confront the thoughts that lead us to believe our weirdness makes us weak. Young and old, we are encouraged to love ourselves exactly as we are. Inside, you’ll find: 

  • A source of colorful and creative validation for the struggles you face
  • Anxiety-reducing visual art and journaling prompts to understand and process your mental health
  • Support animals that come along with you wherever you need them

If you’re looking for mental health gifts, creative books, or encouragement books—or enjoyed Made Out of Stars, My Friend Fear, Start Where You Are, or Youre Weirdthen you’ll love Kate AllanIts Your Weirdness that Makes You Wonderful.

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Postcards to the Universe

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Connect with the Universe and Your Own Deepest Desires

“Read the book and you will believe that you can change your life. Do the exercises and you will change your life.” —Dr. Elisa Robyn, PHD in psychology and author of The Way of the Well and Pirate Wisdom.

Open a conversation with the world around you. We have the ability to be in open communication with the Universe, the loving energy behind all creation. But do we listen to what the Universe has to say? Do we use our own voices to speak back? Artist-photographer, popular radio host, and blogger Melisa Caprio helps us enter into deep conversation with the Universe through combining creative visualization with the power of intention.

Identify the desires of your heart. Too often we are so caught up in daily life that we don’t stop and ask ourselves what we truly desire. While it is tempting to stay in our comfort zone, our heart longs for more than the mundane. It desires manifestation. Caprio is here to foster that state of mindfulness and spirituality through photography, postcard art, written messages, and affirmations from others who are living their greatest desires.

Harness your own spiritual power. Creators, mystics, artists, and spiritualists will find representation and inspiration in this book. Likewise, those who have been putting their dreams on hold or who are dissatisfied with the status quo will find this book to be a visual guide to attaining the creativity they long for in their lives. Each of us possesses the power to bend the ear of the Universe and share what it is we want most.

  • Put mind over matter and pursue your deepest desires
  • Form an active and poignant relationship with the Universe
  • Reach your full potential and feel empowered to live an inspired and successful life

If books such as The Universe Has Your BackBecoming Supernatural, and Mind to Matter have spoken to you, then you’ll love Melisa Caprio’s Postcards to the Universe.

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The Illusion of Invincibility

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A Glimpse Behind the Facade of Success

In The Illusion of Invincibility, Paul Williams and Andreas Krebs take a no-punches-held look at the stories we tell ourselves about business success. The rags-to-riches tale is tempting, but we don’t have to search far to see that most organizations rise for a time, only to experience a dramatic fall from grace. Just look at some of the companies that used to be household names: Nokia, AOL, Pan Am, Woolworth and Blockbuster.

Move from good to great. You’ll learn the secrets to clear-eyed, value-driven leadership with stories from top managers from international companies, major family businesses, start-ups, consulting firms, the public sector, and NGOs. They offer lessons on how to be a successful and reflective boss in an age of digitization and disruption. Each chapter includes a “stress test” to help you to take an honest look at your own organization and yourself.

Can leaders today be inspired by the Incas? You may be surprised. When the authors added a few days to a business trip to Peru, instead of relaxing, they found themselves exploring one of the greatest civilizations in human history...with unexpected lessons about successful businesses and great leadership.

The Illusion of Invincibility examines the why of success and failure. It’s a smart, funny, and radical look at how to build and sustain a great organization, inspired by those who have done it well...in today’s world and five hundred years ago.

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Crystal Intentions

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Unlock the Secret Power of Stones for Self-Care

"Clear explanations of vibrational principals are paired with real, practical exercises…" ─Kate Mantello, Founder, Evolve Healing Institute

#1 New Release in Gaia & Earth Energies

Athors Lune Innate and Araminta Star Matthews are dedicated practitioners of the art of healing with gems, and they’ll teach you everything you need to know to develop a personal practice that works for your own spiritual development.

Harness the time-honored tradition of crystals and healing stones. The use of gemstones is one of many energy-centered practices that can help you find the calm and peace you need to stay grounded every day.

Possess the power for harmony and inner balance. Healing crystals are instruments you can use to channel the flow of positive and negative energy within yourself. As part of an intentional meditative practice, gems can be used to find inner peace and wellness, and to ease anxiety and depression.  

Transform obstacles into opportunities for growth. A renewed sense of focus and alignment with the universe will support your relationships with yourself and with others. Crystal Intentions is both an introduction to the power of gemstones and crystals, and an opportunity to expand your knowledge of healing arts.

With this guide you’ll:

  • Understand the chakra system and other essential healing and balance methods
  • Sense and read the flow of your own energy
  • Use stones to define your path of personal and spiritual development

If you have found guidance in Crystals for Beginners, Crystals for Healing, or The Crystal Bible, then Crystal Intentions: Practices for Manifesting Wellness is the perfect addition to your bookshelf.

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A Bright Clean Mind

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Explore the Connection Between Diet and Creativity

…discover how to wake up your life force by embracing a more connected way of living and eating.” ―Elise Marie Collins, author of Super Ager

#1 New Release in Art Instruction

Go vegan for a better life and world. If we can employ our imagination to create worlds from scratch, we can surely use our imaginative power to envision a new way of seeing ourselves in relation to the animals we eat. On the other side of this brain transformation is a lifestyle that is ideal for our own health and emotional well-being and is much more environmentally sustainable.

You can find vegan food everywhere. When people ask how author and certified vegan lifestyle coach Camille DeAngelis feels satisfied on a vegan diet, she thinks of the moment in James and the Giant Peach when the Grasshopper and the Centipede fret that they have nothing to eat until James points out that they're traveling inside an enormous piece of fruit. There is plenty, Camille reminds us in A Bright Clean Mind, a self-help motivational book for artists and creatives. Everything we could ever want to eat, and more, is all around us.

Improve your workflow. Camille believes that creative hobbies and habits reinvigorate one's primary work. But she knits, sews, embroiders, and bakes for the pleasure of it, too. Her productivity and brain power have been remarkable since going vegan in 2012, and even more importantly, she no longer feels any of the frustration or uncertainty artists tend to accept as part of the creative process.

A Bright Clean Mind is perfect for every creative suffering from brain fog. Discover:

  • The effect your diet may be having on your creativity and mood
  • Examples of how going vegan is giving yourself brain food
  • Ways to incorporate a vegan diet into your busy life

If you liked Brain FoodBreaking the Habit of Being Yourself, or Grain Brain, you’ll love A Bright Clean Mind.

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Gratitude with Attitude

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Mindfulness Journals

Thankful Thinking for 5 Minutes a Day

A daily dose of humor and heart. Find inspiration through writing prompts and quotes in this gratitude journal by bestselling author Ronnie Walter. The creator of a coloring series dedicated to stress relief and fun (The Coloring Café®), Ronnie brings over twenty years of successful illustrating and writing to this daily journal dedicated to personal growth and happiness.

Exercise gratitude each day. Whether it comes at the start of our day or the end, making time to think about what we’re grateful for is beneficial in many ways. Practicing an attitude of gratitude strengthens our spirit and quiets our mind, even if just for a moment. It provides the peace and zen we long for and need in the midst of busy days and packed schedules.

Move forward to a happier and more meaningful life. Journaling is a form of self-care because it encourages us to check in with ourselves and examine our thoughts and feelings on a deeper level. By using this 5-minute journal to record things we’re grateful for, spot meaningful intentions, and celebrate tiny victories, we create a space to grow in gratitude for what we have and see better who we want to be.

Harness your “Thank You Power” in just 5 minutes with the help of Ronnie Walter’s Gratitude with Attitude journal. Dive into it each day and find:

  • Ideas for connecting to your sense of abundance and wellbeing
  • Ways to express your creativity and imagination
  • Inspiration for deepening your connection to spirituality

Be sure to pick up Gratitude with Attitude if you’ve enjoyed other titles such as Good Days Start With GratitudeZen as F*ck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Sh*t, and The One-Minute Gratitude Journal.

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