You Can Be Happy No Matter What

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Happiness is Not Around the Corner; it’s Right Here, Right now

Do you find yourself waiting for the best part of your life to begin? Or those things will get better soon? Dr. Richard Carlson, author who helped millions of readers stop sweating the small stuff, reminds us all You Can Be Happy No Matter What. Interactive Edition: In this interactive edition, people can experience the book in a wholly new way with Carlson’s narration, illuminating passages about living joyfully in the present moment. This handbook for happiness is based on proven psychology, the Principles of Thought, covering thought, mood, separate realties and feelings. Every moment of every day, our minds are working to make sense out of what we see and experience; yet this is one of the least understood principles in our psychological makeup. Carlson’s breakthrough work here in understanding the nature of thought can be the foundation to a fully functional life. Dr. Richard Carlson’s wise words in his own voice bring new dimension and understanding of awakening to your own happiness. This superlative interactive book aids anyone in understanding the ups and downs of life and how to build resilience. Most importantly, Carlson reminds us to not let the downside get in the way of living joyfully, despite the daily challenges we all face. In his own words, “Happiness is a state of mind, not a set of circumstances.”

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Purrs of Wisdom

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Ingrid King explores our relationships with cats by combining her professional expertise with compassionate insights into how cats can inspire, soothe and even help heal us. In Purrs of Wisdom, King artfully delivers pearls of wisdom celebrating all our relationships, feline, human or otherwise. You’ll want to savor each chapter and purr-haps revisit those that strike a personal chord.
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New Grad Job Hacks

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What's after college? Learn how to get that job you always wanted.

Just graduated college? Still waiting for the perfect job that was supposed to be dropped in your lap after the graduation ceremony? Wondering when you get to start that marvelous and rewarding career you always dreamed about? New Grad Job Hacks is here to help. Career expert YouTuber and blogger Matt Tran, takes you step-by-step through how to make the most of your degree. Tran’s blog www.engineeredtruth.com has helped thousands of new grads figure out their best paths to fulfilling careers. In New Grad Job Hacks, Tran guides us from job fairs to social media, from internships to job shadowing and teaches how to research companies, interview, negotiate, and get that job offer you always wanted.

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Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow

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#1 Bestseller in Addiction & Recovery, Twelve-Step Programs ─ Mind Over Mood: Change Your Mind to Change Your Life

Finalist for the MS Society Books for a Better Life Award. In Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow best-selling author Karen Casey presents readers with two life choices. The first is to fall into despair, become numb, and let fear have its way with us. The second is to open our minds to positive thoughts, to heal ourselves and each other by changing how we respond in every interaction. Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow focuses on the latter.

Response vs. reaction. To be frank, mindset is everything. We cannot change a person. We often cannot change a situation. We can change how we respond. We can learn to use positive words and act out of our hearts rather than react with hurt or anger. When we stop focusing on problems solutions tend to appear.

Happy mind, happy life. If we change how we respond to external stimuli, our mindset follows. Learn how to change your mindset and, echoing Abraham Lincoln, “we are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.” Organized around twelve very simple steps, this book gives readers the tools to find a positive, peaceful response to every curveball life throws at us.

Best-seller Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow has sold over 70,000 copies in hardcover. With a new preface, this edition continues to help others heal through recovery. If happiness is a choice you make, and you liked The Happiness AdvantageMindset MakeoverThe Gifts of Acceptance, and Let Go Now, grab yourself a copy of Casey’s latest edition of Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow.

In reading Karen Casey's book you will learn:

  • Happiness is a choice you can make
  • You can change your life for the better
  • How to follow a path chosen by very successful people
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The Woman's Book of Joy

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Experience Serenity and Hope Daily

A book of joy. Women have a great many challenges to deal with in their lives. Among the most ubiquitous of those challenges is self-care. Too often, we are focused on caring for others and not ourselves. Low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression are all too common when our lives are less fulfilling than they could be. Yet deep within, women have a tremendous spiritual resource―a capacity for real joy that is not dependent on anything external. It is always available, regardless of circumstances. And when women tap into that deep wellspring of joy, nothing is impossible.

Find your inner spirituality. Many self-help books can lead people into further self-judgement. Instead, The Woman’s Book of Joy encourages and inspires women to care more deeply for themselves and to face life’s challenges with courage and joy. It’s a practical motivational book for accessing inner wisdom, enhancing self-esteem, overcoming sorrow, and deepening relationships.

Thinking deeply. The meditations and affirmations in this book will provide you with the opportunity to contemplate a wide range of topics, including:

  • Developing awareness
  • Letting go
  • Believing in your dreams
  • Living in the now
  • Finding your true purpose
  • Practicing kindness
  • Being optimistic
  • Trusting the universe
  • Appreciating life’s blessings

If you found joy in meditation books and inspirational books for women like I've Been Thinking…Journey to the Heart, and Each Day a New Beginning, you’ll be encouraged and uplifted by The Woman's Book of Joy.

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The Inspired Life

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Take a Deep Breath and Change the Direction of Your Thoughts from Negative to Positive

A tiny book that packs a powerful message. Learn what it takes to live happily. Change your mindset with words of encouragement, affirmations, and daily reflections.

This small book contains an enduring message of how to transform your life in simple yet profound ways. Filled with insightful quotes and empowering messages, The Inspired Life will embolden you to be the person you aspire to be. Encouraging quotes and achievable instructions help you become the triumphant person you always knew you could be. Reading this book is the first step in your journey towards a happy, purposeful, victorious life.

Take the leap and learn the secrets to:

  • Living deeply every day
  • Developing your passions
  • Discovering your life’s purpose
  • Transforming yourself into the person you want to be

If you enjoyed books like The Four AgreementsThe Mindfulness Journal or The Power of Now; then you’ll love The Inspired Life.

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Put Anxiety Behind You

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Holistic Anxiety Relief for Optimal Health

From naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist Dr. Peter Bongiorno comes Put Anxiety Behind You, a step-by-step program for natural anxiety relief.

A holistic approach to anxiety. According to Dr. Peter Bongiorno, you have more control over anxiety than you think. As it turns out, anxiety relief begins with managing everyday factors like lifestyle, diet, and sleep. Taking all aspects of the mind and body into consideration, Dr. Bongiorno looks for and addresses the underlying causes of different types of anxiety disorders, to help readers develop new, natural anti-anxiety habits for optimal health.

Panic free anxiety relief. If you're one of the 40 million Americans trying to stop panic attacks or overcome social anxiety, Put Anxiety Behind Youoffers the preliminary steps you can take to address anxiety, depression, and trauma in a completely natural, holistic way. With information on natural healing, safe weaning from medication, and naturopathy treatments, Put Anxiety Behind You helps readers rethink mental health and their relationship with anxiety. In addition to case studies and a handy instruction guide, inside you’ll also find:

  • Food, vitamins, and herbs for anxiety
  • Anxiety-reducing yoga poses and massage techniques
  • Acupressure points

If you’re ready to move forward with dealing with your anxiety, and enjoyed anxiety books like DareWhen Panic Attacks, or The Anti-Anxiety Food Solution, then you’ll love Put Anxiety Behind You.

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Living Long, Living Passionately

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Learn to View Your Life Through a Peaceful Lens

Life can be hectic and doesn’t always seem to slow down when we want it to. This curated, 12-step, self-help guided meditative handbook by internationally recognized bestselling author Karen Casey will teach you the importance of daily meditation and contemplation.

Bring peace into your daily life. Living Long, Living Passionately is a guide you will find yourself returning to often. The book is composed of 75 personal essays. Each essay addresses an aspect of life that helps you move one step closer to living a well-meaning life filled with happiness and peace.

Change your mindset and learn to appreciate the now. We don’t know what the future holds, but if we dwell on the future we miss our chance to appreciate the present and all the beauty it contains. Benefit from this inspirational guide that contains:

  • Daily meditation and prayer practices
  • A 12-Step “Course in Miracles”
  • Guidance on how to live the best life you can live
  • And much more

Transform your life. Throughout this book, Casey helps you explore fear and love, resistance and acceptance, willpower, and discernment. Each of her essays ends with questions and prompts that encourage you to explore your life. Savor each of the essays and practices and choose the ones that speak to you.

If you enjoyed books like The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckMake Your Bed, or The Gifts of Imperfection, then you’ll want to own a copy of Karen Casey's Living Long, Living Passionately.

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Zen Cats

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Zen Cat Mindfulness

Readers of Start With WhyYou Are Here and Whatever You Are, Be A Good One will love the quotes and teachings of Zen Cats

Advice from Zen Leaders: Join some cuddly kittens for a collection of sayings from the Buddha in Zen Cats. Don’t let the adorable cats fool you—they have plenty of mindfulness wisdom to share in the form of quotes and verses. These timeless verses, taken from the Dhammapada, will continue to be helpful and relevant to your life for years to come.

Daily Mindfulness: Meditate along with these verses daily to gain a greater understanding of you, your life and your purpose. Learn from the clever cat to be true in body and mind. If you appreciated the mindfulness encouragement from Peace Is Every StepThe Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching and Together Is Better, you will love the quotes in Zen Cats.

Let your inner Zen Cat guide you to enlightenment.

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Fearproof Your Life

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Don't let fear rule your life. Throughout time, we have sought peace and safety by trying to outguess the unknown. We have tried to prepare for the unexpected and the apparitions of our minds. In an age of 24-hour cable news, when we can stay glued to the latest terrorist attack or natural disaster, the next epidemic, and what the pundits tell us we should be afraid of, our efforts to control the unknown and keep ourselves safe have led to a collective as well as a personal sensation of fear. We have become addicted to fear. But we don't need to be adrenaline junkies. Fearproof Your Life guides us through a process of how discovering who we truly are immunizes us from our own fears, as well as those of others. Bailey takes us through a process of knowing, listening to, and honoring our own unique True Self, of being willing to listen to our truth and act from it, without seeking approval, of being willing to forgive ourselves and others and take responsibility for what we create.
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How to Survive Change . . . You Didn't Ask for

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Be Empowered in the Face of Change

Change your mindset to change for the better. These are challenging times. Chances are, at this moment, you’re confronting some change you never asked for—perhaps a life crisis, like a loss of job or the failure of a dream. Maybe you have to learn to work in new ways or find a new place to live. Bestselling author, thought leader, and change expert M.J. Ryan is here to help. Within the pages of her book How to Survive Change . . . You Didn't Ask For, you’ll find the support and practices you need to successfully ride the wave of this change, whatever it may be.

Discover tools for coping with the changes of life. Change is always hard, and it's even harder when it's thrust upon us, unbidden. But with every change, there is also opportunity. In this book, Ryan provides strategies to retain your brain and optimize your response to life change, step by step. Best of all, as your adaptability increases, so does your confidence—with her guidance, you will be able to survive and thrive no matter what life throws your way.

Turn life transitions into opportunities for success. With both detailed chapters explaining how to embrace change and twenty quick tips for adapting to change you didn't ask for, Ryan's advice can be used in any evolving situation. This book will teach you how to:

  • Accept change
  • Expand your options
  • Take action, and
  • Strengthen your adaptability

If you liked Switch or books by Gretchen Rubin like Better than Before and The Four Tendencies, you'll love How to Survive Change . . . You Didn't Ask For.

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Good Stuff from Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family

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In Every Bad, There’s Some Good─And A Lesson to Be Learned

Twenty-four survivors recount their stories of living in a dysfunctional family. It isn’t always easy. You can’t choose your situation or where you come from, but you can choose the lessons you take away.

Is there a silver lining to growing up in a dysfunctional family? Bestselling recovery author Karen Casey looks at stories of people who grew up in dysfunctional families and "the good stuff" that can come from the experience. "Throughout my many decades in recovery rooms I have interacted with thousands of women and men whose journeys reveal, in detail, the harrowing history of dysfunction that has troubled their lives," says Casey. "But what is also apparent in their stories is their eventual and quite triumphant survival, often against extreme odds."

From 24 families rife with dysfunction. Casey interviews the survivors who emerged from the fires of a turbulent household to willingly share their stories and come to realize they had, surprisingly, thrived as the result of their often-harrowing experiences. In The Good Stuff from Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family, Casey reveals the stories and the skills these survivors developed to live more creative and fulfilling lives.

In this book find tales that help you to:

  • Realize lessons in disguise
  • Acknowledge your personal growth
  • Point out your own silver lining

If you enjoyed books like Daring GreatlyCodependent No More, or Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, then you’ll want to read Good Stuff from Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family.

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Getting Unstuck

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Change the Direction of Your Mind and Uncover Your True Potential

A spiritual self-help guide teaching you the 12 principles that will transform your way of thinking and lead you towards living a better life.

In Getting Unstuck, bestselling recovery writer Karen Casey invites you to work through the 12 principles in her Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow and to dig deep into your patterns of behavior, to determine where you’ve gotten stuck in your life. Learn where the boundaries should be drawn between yourself and others and to:

  • Stop holding others emotional hostage
  • Avoid turning caring into control
  • Let loved ones find their own higher power
  • Find their own free and peaceful life

A simple 12 step guide with an inspirational outcome. Presented in a workbook format, readers write down and explore their answers to specific questions both to discern what's causing them unhappiness or stress and to develop strategies for getting unstuck.

Deepen and broaden your understanding of the peace that comes from being responsible for yourself and letting others do the same. Casey's characteristic gentle prodding and profound insight helps you discover your wisdom and inner strength.

If you enjoyed books that helped you discover your self like Drop the RockCodependent No More, or You Are a Badass, then you’ll love Getting Unstuck.

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Like a Tree

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A Powerful and Poetic Call to Ecological & Feminist Activism

This masterful work by internationally known author and speaker Jean Shinoda Bolen provides an insightful look into the fusion of ecological issues and global gender politics.

Of trees and women. This book on the importance of trees grew out of Bolen’s experience mourning the loss of a Monterey pine that was cut down in her neighborhood. That, combined with her practice of walking among tall trees, led to her deep connection with trees and an understanding of their many complexities. From their anatomy and physiology, to trees as archetypal and sacred symbols, Bolen expertly explores the dynamics of ecological activism spiritual activism and sacred feminism. And, she invites us to join the movement to save trees.

Stories of those making a difference. While there is still much work to be done to address environmental problems, there are many stories of individuals and organizations rising up to make a change and help save our planet. The words and stories that Bolen weaves throughout this book are both inspirational and down-to-earth, calling us to realize what is happening to not only our trees, but our people. By writing about both the work of organizations like Greenpeace and the UN Commission on the Status of Women, Bolen highlights her passions and shares her unique vision for the world.

In Like a Tree learn more about:

  • The dynamic nature of trees — from their anatomy to their role as an archetypal symbol
  • Pressing social issues such as deforestation, global warming, and overpopulation
  • What it means to be a “tree person”

If you enjoyed books like The Hidden Life of TreesWise TreesAround the World in 80 Trees, or Braiding Sweetgrass, then you’ll love Like a Tree: How Trees, Women, and Tree People Can Save the Planet.

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Peace a Day at a Time

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A Meditation-A-Day to Aid the Addiction 12-Step Recovery Process

Help in staying centered and finding inner peace. Karen Casey’s daily meditation book Peace a Day at a Time offers 365 reminders to help strengthen those traveling the path to recovery from addiction. In this powerful set of daily reminders, Karen draws from her bestselling Each Day a New Beginning, which has helped millions recovering from addiction.

Grow stronger every day with this classic meditation-a-day book. Karen Casey's daily meditation books have guided millions through their recovery and their daily lives, providing serenity and a happier more peaceful life. She has written eloquently about almost every facet of recovery and how to live a sober, balanced life by trying to live in the present, one day at a time. Peace a Day at a Time offers a meditation for every day of the year, opening with a quote and following with a brief essay and a takeaway message. This beautiful book is your powerful set of daily reminders on how to stay centered and find inner peace. Karen also provides a companion index with key theme words to reference any issue you may be struggling with.

In Peace a Day at a Time learn to:

  • Pay attention and listening to your inner voice
  • Avoid drama and to let go of blame
  • Stop living from crisis to crisis
  • Cope with fear, sorrow, anger, and pain
  • Embrace change
  • Practice kindness, joy, hope, and acceptance

If you have been aided by books such as The Language of Letting GoThe Road Back to You, or Let Go Now; then Peace a Day At a Time can help you heal.

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The Forgiveness Solution

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How To Forgive Yourself, Others, and Enjoy the Life You Deserve

The Forgiveness Solution is an interpersonal guide that will teach you to find joy and happiness in the journey of forgiveness. Rediscover who you are and transform into the best version of yourself through this simple yet profound process.

The root of almost all emotional problems is unforgiveness. Unforgiveness includes grievances, judgments, and attack thoughts towards others, ourselves, and our circumstances. The Forgiveness Solution is an easy to learn, practical and integrative process whereby you learn to shift and release your perceptions, attitudes, images, energy, and distressing feelings (anger, guilt, hurt, shame, anxiety, panic, trauma, etc.) and simultaneously re-empower yourself by choosing and deciding to forgive.

New solutions to problems that impact your emotional health. Dr. Friedman introduces you to the new, highly effective healing techniques of Transformational Forgiveness and Energetic Forgiveness. Packed within this book are powerful exercises, tools, and techniques that show you exactly how to forgive rather than just talking about forgiveness.

The Forgiveness Solution shows you how to:

  • Feel an authentic sense of peace and contentment
  • Change your viewpoint of any situation
  • Take control of your emotional response to the events happening around you
  • Connect with your inner wellbeing and grow into the best version of yourself

If you enjoyed books such as Awakening in the DreamThe Gift of Forgiveness, or The Book of Forgiving, then you’ll want to read The Forgiveness Solution.

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12 Steps That Can Save Your Life

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A Different Approach to the Twelve Step Program That is Neither Cult, Cure, nor Curse

Whether you’re new to the road of recovery or not so new, sobriety isn’t easy. This guide combines real-life stories and sensible advice to help you stay on the road of self-improvement.

Clean and sober twenty days or twenty years─it makes no difference. We all need a little help every once in a while. With it comes a journey that has a message─one of hope, motivation, and healing. Through the avant-garde combination of heartfelt stories from real people and an attainable 12 step program, you’ll connect with this guide and understand that you aren’t in this alone.

There is no perfection, there is no goal, there is only walking the talk one day at a time. Author Barb Rogers has been sober for a long time. And she knows that doesn’t make a difference─what makes a difference is that she’s clean and sober today. Rogers' book offers true stories from an array of perspectives. Learn the secret to staying on track through:

  • Understanding how to connect with your innermost being
  • Real tales from people who overcame addition
  • Achievable advice every step of your journey

12 Steps That Can Save Your Life reminds you that the most important thing is that no matter what difficulties you have, remember to keep working the steps as many times as it takes.

If you enjoyed books like Twelve Steps and Twelve TraditionsCodependents' Guide to the Twelve Steps, or A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps, then you’ll love 12 Steps That Can Save Your Life.

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Writing Down Your Soul

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#1 Best Seller in New Age & Spirituality, Graphology ─ Write to Explore Your Deep Soul

“I am a writer. Today I write.” Those are the opening lines in the Writing Blessing that author Janet Conner has spoken daily since 2007.

Devine dialogue. Janet Conner is a writer, poet, and spiritual field guide─but first and always a deep soul explorer. Since she discovered how to activate a divine Voice by slipping into the theta brain wave state (the intriguing border between the conscious and the subconscious) while writing, Janet has dedicated herself to exploring and sharing what it means to live at the vibrant intersection of the visible and the invisible. In Writing Down Your Soul, Janet transforms journal-writing from self-reflection in the alpha brainwave state into divine dialogue in theta.

Life-changing power of writing. Of all the ways to get in touch with God, as you understand God, why take the time to write? One reason: it works. It works amazingly well. If you want to engage in a vibrant conversation with the wisdom that dwells just below your conscious awareness, write. Write every day, at approximately the same time, with passion, honesty, and the intention of speaking with and listening to the voice within.

Your healing inner voice. After hitting rock bottom while escaping a terrible situation of domestic abuse, Janet’s inner voice told her to start writing. As she wrote, her inner voice gained clarity and strength, and she felt an incredible connection to the divine. Miracles began to happen. Today, research scientists are providing peeks into what consciousness is and how it works. Their findings give us intriguing clues as to what is actually happening in and through our bodies, minds, and spirits as we roll pen across paper. Writing Down Your Soul explores some of this research and instructs how to access the power and beauty of our own deepest selves.

If you liked books such as Expressive WritingOpening Up by Writing It Down, or Writing as a Path to Awakening; you’ll love Writing Down Your Soul.

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