Force of Habit

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Organizing Your Life

Force of Habit details the ways you can develop great habits and unleash the power of your habits to break free from your cage and organize the life you want and need.

Master your habits, get your life back. Dr. Tamsin Astor blends her scientific background and awareness (PhD in cognitive neuroscience) with yoga, Ayurveda, meditation and coaching training to offer a unique approach to mastering your daily habits. Using tools from health and executive coaching, Tamsin provides a plan to help you navigate from a multi-tasking, low energy, time-deprived existence to one of abundance, nourishment and fun!

Regain your power, reduce stress. Feeling overwhelmed, stressed and that there isn't enough time or energy to get everything done? Follow the steps in Force of Habit to create a life of joy and freedom by making connections in your daily habits, thereby reducing your decisions. Tamsin lays out a simple time management process to master your key habits in your two key relationships: with yourself and others.

Readers will learn:

  • The “Shoulds” and why they don't serve you
  • Stress – what it's secretly doing to you and why we need a little "good" stress
  • Why there isn't one definition of "healthy"
  • A new way of thinking about everyday habits

The art of time management. And what about your relationships with others–are you cultivating enablers or supporters? This book gives you a step-by-step guide to organizing your life. How? By creating boundaries and daily rituals so you have the time for what you need and want to do. By establishing healthy habits, you can unleash your true power by freeing up your time from the thousands of micro-decisions you make daily.

If you liked books such as The One ThingEat That FrogDeclutter Your MindThe Productivity ProjectHabit Stacking, or Cal Newport books such as Deep WorkDigital Minimalism, or So Good They Can't Ignore You, you're going to love Force of Habit.

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Get It Done

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Holistic Life, Badass Style

Take Risks and Find Success: Are you willing to take risks and support yourself and your family like never before? If so, then Get It Done by renowned speaker, life coach, and author Hayley Hobson is the last self-guide book you’ll ever need. Moving away from mainstream mediocrity to live an exciting and fulfilling life sounds like an amazing promise—and this book will help motivate you to make it come true.

Comfort in the midst of chaos: In Get It Done, Hayley Hobson teaches you the secret that lies between a holistic heart and passion with an attitude. Each chapter points out areas of life that can be chaotic, and then gives you the secret to overcoming the noise. Hobson shares personal fixes you can apply immediately as you go from madness to mindfulness.

Restore balance in your life: From time management and organization to prioritizing and task management, Get It Done illustrates specific scenarios and personal life stories that detail what things look like when they are out of balance. Emphasizing your need to take action, Hayley follows up with plans ready for you to implement.

No more excuses: It’s time to Get It Done. Hayley Hobson uses her life coaching expertise to provide supportive and credible help that sticks and transforms. Hobson knows that by changing our thoughts, we can shift our perception and our feelings. Once our feelings change, our experience changes. Take action now for a better future.

Get It Done coaches readers in ways to apply the philosophies that have helped Hayley Hobson to live a holistically grounded life—in a badass way. In this book, readers will find:

  • Step-by-step guides to foster balance in the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual quadrants
  • Insight on overcoming adversity, from health issues to financial failures
  • Prescriptive tips on how to move away from the chaos of everyday life and restore balance
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Living An Orgasmic Life

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Heal Your Relationship with Sex

“Through her own sexual healing journey and those of others, author and intimacy coach Xanet Pailet takes us back to a place where we can all develop the courage to reclaim our sexual desires. —Louann Brizendine, MD, New York Times Best Selling Author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain

# 1 Best Seller in Sexual Health and LGBT Studies

Overcome your discomfort: Living An Orgasmic Life is for those who find sex challenging and are uncomfortable with their sex life. Women who are alienated from their erotic side due to sexual abuse or trauma will find healing balm in these pages. Women who can’t surrender into pleasure, can’t sustain intimacy, or want to reclaim and feel empowered in their sexuality will greatly benefit from this book.

Awaken your sexuality. Challenges with sexuality are common and infrequently discussed. Xanet Pailet explores the reasons that cause women to disconnect from their sexuality including shame, body image issues, sexual abuse and trauma, physical wounding, and fears of intimacy. She provides practical advice and tools to help women awaken to their sexuality in a healthy way and reclaim their libido.

Add sex back into your marriage. According to the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, 20% of married couples are only having sex once a month—a sexless marriage. And, the number of reported sexless marriages has quadrupled in the last 20 years. Living An Orgasmic Life is filled with lessons and practical exercises to take your sex life from non-existent or mediocre to fulfilling. Learn:

  • Why it’s so hard to talk about sex in a world where everything is about sex
  • How sexual trauma can occur and how to heal it
  • How to reignite your libido

If you benefited from reading Sex RxUrban TantraCome as You Are, or WomancodeLiving An Orgasmic Life is a must read.

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Zen Bunnies

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Inspirational Bunnies

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

Advice from Zen Leaders: Join some cuddly bunnies for encouragement from Buddhist teachers like Thich Nhat Hahn and the Buddha himself in Zen Bunnies. Don’t let the adorable bunnies fool you—they have plenty of mindfulness wisdom to share in the form of quotes and verses. These timeless verses will continue to be helpful and relevant to your life for years to come.

Daily Mindfulness: Meditate along with these verses daily. Learn from the bountiful bunny 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 Bunnies.

Let your inner Zen Bunny guide you to enlightenment.

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Dark Moon Magic

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#1 New Release in Wicca, Witchcraft & Paganism ─ Your Modern Guide to Ancient Magic

Take an inside look into the witches coven with these pagan prescriptions for the twenty-first century—guaranteed to banish stress, ease tension, and add comfort, joy, and magic to your daily life.

Take advantage of centuries of ancient magic. In this utterly unique grimoire, bestselling author Cerridwen Greenleaf gathers celestial lore, history, and mythology, from the Dark Ages. With mystical practices of the original Gothic tribes, Scandinavian shamans, and other pagan beliefs, Dark Moon Magic falls nothing short of a practical Wiccan guide into the witches coven. Here, you’ll learn about little-known pagan gods and goddesses, supernatural witch and warlock spells, and spiritual ways to consecrate and wield magical tools.

Live in tune with the moon phase today. Magicians, alchemists, witches and wise women of ancient times knew how to harmonize their lives with the heavenly cycles and seasons. Wondering what's the moon phase today? Look inside to see the ideal times to manifest money, land a job interview, or even plant your magical herbs. Drawing on these ancient pagan beliefs Dark Moon Magic’s, tools of divination, amulets and charms, and witch and warlock spells can help you embrace a life of abundance and joy. You’ll also find:

  • How to plant a fairy garden that will call benevolent spirits to help you
  • A Conjuring Calendar for an entire year of spells, charms, festivals and rituals
  • Astrological and lunar connections you can use for money, love, success, and healing

If you enjoyed books like Moon SpellsMoonology, or Wicca Moon Magic, then you’ll love Dark Moon Magic.

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Super Ager

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Live Long and Prosper

“Super Ager is manual for living well, aging with grace and keeping that youthful bounce in your step.” ─Darren Main, author of Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic

#1 New Release in Diets & Nutrition, Gerontology, and Aging

One of America's top yoga and embodied mindfulness teachers reveals secrets and practices for optimal aging

Relationships matter. Super Ager has everything you need to know to "live long and prosper"; from movement, diet, fasting, brain and memory health to the major impact of relationships on longevity.

Younger aging. Filled with science, suggestions for gentle daily movement, natural remedies and modern wisdom, Super Ager is a practical and concise guide to optimal aging. Yoga instructor, nutrition expert and healthy living blogger Elise Marie Collins has compiled a comprehensive look at what “Super Agers” are doing to live long and prosper. Learn about movement at any age, brain fitness and memory maintenance, foods, vitamin and mineral content cues and clues, and what they do to promote health, prevent disease, and decrease and reverse symptoms of illness.

Increased lifespan, better healthspan. In her revolutionary book, Collins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan but also our health span. Through a journey of cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Collins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. From India to Japan, northern Europe and the Greek Island of Ikaria “where people forgot to die,” she shows how the unique lifestyles of these people can influence and improve our own lives.

If you liked books such as Empowered Aging, Retirement: The First 365 Days or The Best is Yet to Be, you will want to read Super Ager.

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Badass Affirmations

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Positive Affirmations for a Badass

"This book is something you can use as a sort of coffee table book or something you can carry with you every day and no matter how you use it, there can be benefits for you and your daily life."- Nerdy Girl Express

#1 Best Seller in Popular Culture, Quotations, Women’s Studies, Love & Marriage Humor, Self-Esteem, LGBT, and Trivia

Fans of Rachel Hollis and Girl, Wash Your Face will love Becca Anderson's Badass Affirmations

Even a badass needs daily affirmations. We all need reminders. You don’t leap out of bed knowing you are amazing and about to have an incredible day. All of us have a lot of demands, pressures, to-do’s and responsibilities. We find ourselves rushing around, working hard to please others. Often we find ourselves at the back of our own bus, having made everyone else happy but our own damn self. Then you go and beat yourself up about it. Let’s stop that, shall we?

Learn the art of self-affirmation. Positive living and affirmation queen Becca Anderson reminds you that you are pretty darn great. I had to learn to remind myself, but you know what? It feels pretty darn good. It is even kind of addictive in the best way. There are reasons we need esteem boosters. We pick up scars and get bumps and bruises in daily life. If you had a bad childhood, you have old “tapes” from poor parenting looping through your unconscious brain. “You’ll never amount to anything. You’re not good at sports. Your sister has a better singing voice than you, so we’re sending her to music camp and you can stay behind and babysit.” Even nice moms and dads perpetrate these parenting errors that leave marks on our souls. But, we can overcome with the right mix of badass affirmations. Every day and in every way, you can learn the art of self-affirmation.

Read Badass Affirmations and:

• Learn the habit of affirming yourself daily
• Experience a life filled with love, joy, fulfillment and satisfaction
• Take control of your destiny
• Strengthen your self-esteem

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Creating Luminous Spaces

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On Interior Design, Biophilic Design, and the Five Elements of Feng Shui

“It will change the way you think, how you view your surroundings, and how you live." ―Dr. Eva Selhub, author of Your Brain on Nature and Your Health Destiny

#1 Bestseller in Interior Design, Lighting

Ancient and global modern design come together in this down-to-earth workbook and guide for home interiors.

Fun with feng shui. The Five Elements of feng shui refer to an ancient Chinese system that brings the cycles and benefits of nature to your home interior. Part spiritual growth workbook and part treatise on the power of nature, Creating Luminous Spaces brings an energy boost to home interior design.

Nature’s elements (of style). Discover which of nature’s elements represents your energy. Should you enhance your home with natural light or a fishbowl? New organizational habits or tall, vertical lines? Featuring practical exercises, meditations, and real stories about clients and students, as you embark on this mind-body-spirit connection with your home, you’ll find out how:

  • Indoor lighting and lighting design can strengthen the fire element
  • Organizational behavior is influenced by the metal element
  • Space planning with plants nourishes the wood element

If you have read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying UpFeng Shui that Makes Sense, or The Holistic Home, and are ready to create a home-life balance and incorporate feng shui into your life, then you’ll love Creating Luminous Spaces.

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Power Your Life With the Positive

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What is the secret to success and happiness?

Nothing in life is impossible: Cyrus Webb (art show and poetry reading host, and founder of the “Conversations” daily radio show, magazine, and Conversations Book Club) reminds us in Power Your Life With the Positive, “Nothing in life is impossible. Your goals and dreams are worth fighting for!”

You can leave negativity behind: Drawing on the life-changing experiences of fellow artists, industry insiders, and those in front of and behind the camera in the entertainment industry, author Cyrus Webb has provided a compendium of encouragement for all to benefit from. Power Your Life with the Positive is filled with stories of amazing life turnarounds and proves the importance of optimism in an often-negative world. In this book of positivity, faith, and hope, Webb encourages us to let these stories “give you the fuel you need to power your life with the positive and leave the negativity behind.”

Find hope and inspiration: In these times of economic uncertainty, civic strife, and political turmoil, it is more important than ever to offer people hope and inspiration to believe that the best is yet to come. The notable figures featured in this book have faced their own fears and crises, believed enough in their goals and dreams to keep going, and reaped the rewards by not allowing their own doubts and those of others stop them.

Famous people who powered their lives with the positive: The notables featured in Webb’s book faced their own fears, believed enough in their goals and dreams to pursue them and reaped rewards by sticking to their guns and not allowing their own doubts and those of others stop them:

  • Supermodel Tess Holliday
  • Grammy award-winning singer and actress Stephanie Mills
  • Prison Break creator Paul T. Scheuring
  • Roots and Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton
  • Actor Jamie Kennedy
  • Recording artist Keith Sweat
  • Walking Dead’s Jeryl Prescott Sales
  • Actress Antonique Smith
  • Dukes of Hazzard actor John Schneider
  • Dan Bucatinsky of Scandal and 24
  • Legendary bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark
  • Actor Isaiah Washington
  • American Idol’s Ruben Studdard and Taylor Hicks
  • Artist Aubrey O’Day
  • and many more

If you liked positivity and motivational books such as The Secret, The Power of Positive Thinking, Chicken Soup for the Soul, You Are a Badass, Make Your Bed, and Unshakeable; you'll love Cyrus Webb's Power Your Life With the Positive

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Badass Women Give the Best Advice

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Sass, Sarcasm, and Sizzle from Badass Women

"Throughout this collected work she shares lessons from so many diverse women that no matter what is going on in your life right now you will find the perfect message to relate to” ―The Nerdy Girl Express

# 1 Best Seller in Addiction & Recovery, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Everything you need to know about love, life, relationships, sex, men, and being a badass. Be enlightened with these no nonsense takes on dating, love life, sex, self-love, and more!

Advice from girl bosses of all kinds. Women are, far and away, the Oral Sex. Women’s Studies scholar Becca Anderson has gathered the wisdom from a chorus of fabulous femmes for this one-of-a-kind advice book. From housewives to Hollywood starlets, from standup comedians to startup entrepreneurs, these badass women offer unvarnished and unabashed opinions and share their frank and forthright thinking on the wild world of relationships.

A sassy collection of woman wisdom. This delightfully dishy gathering of gal pals is like having a heart-to-heart with 200 of your closest friends. Garrulous girls and loquacious ladies from every walk of life unleash their wicked wit in this humorous and enlightening compilation and tell it like it is. From Anais Nin, Lily Tomlin, Amy Bloom, Dorothy Allison, Drew Barrymore, Chrissy Teigan and beyond, there's no shortage of sass, sarcasm, or sizzle and a few shocks along the way!

In Badass Women Give the Best Advice, readers will find:

  • Wisdom about sex, dating, break ups, weddings, the prerequisites for the perfect kiss, and more!
  • Quotes and true stories from famous women and girl bosses.
  • Quizzes, love and sex bucket lists and topics like “Size Really Does Matter,” and “Cry Me a River, The Weepiest Romantic Movies Ever” that will spice up your sex and love life.

If you’re a fan Badass Affirmations, The Book of Awesome Women, or Women Who Launch, then you’ll love Badass Women Give the Best Advice.

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Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters

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Transform Your Relationship With Your Mother

If you liked Melody Beattie's Codependent No More or Henry Cloud's Boundaries, you'll love Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters

Difficult mother? The best news on the planet is that your mother doesn't have to change in order for you to be happy. In fact, author Karen C.L. Anderson will take it a step further and say, your difficult mother doesn't have to change in order for you to be free, peaceful, content, and joyful.

Narcissistic mother? You can emotionally separate without guilt. Inspired by her own journey, Anderson's Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters shows women how to emotionally separate from their difficult mothers without guilt and anxiety, so they can finally create a life based on their own values, desires, needs, and preferences.

Learn through the experiences of others: The book is filled with personal stories and experiences, practical tools, and journal prompts that can be used now to feel better. Anderson compassionately leads women struggling in their relationships with their difficult mothers through a process of self-awareness and understanding. Karen's experience with hundreds of women has resulted in cases of profound growth and transformation.

Funny and compassionate: This book is about Karen discovering and accepting the whole of who she is (separate from her mother), and making her discoveries accessible to women struggling to redefine their challenging relationships with their mothers. Her writing is relatable, real, funny, and compassionate.

What you'll learn inside this book:

  • Why mothers and daughters can have difficult relationships
  • How to heal and transform your mother "wounds"
  • How to tell your stories in a way that empowers
  • How to handle the uncomfortable emotions that seem inevitable
  • The art of creating, articulating, and maintaining impeccable boundaries
  • How to stop "shouldering"
  • How to "re-mother" yourself and acknowledge, honor, and meet your needs
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Real Life Mindfulness

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The calm and quiet mind

Spiritual self care: Real Life Mindfulness is a series of reflections that can illuminate every aspect of life. Authors Elise Marie Collins and Becca Anderson offer readers guidance on using the opportune moments between everything else in life for spiritual self care. In the same way we lovingly tend a garden, so does our soul require nourishment and attention. Your happiness quotient will soar with the practices and meditations in Real Life Mindfulness.

Control stress and anxiety: By following the suggestions in this gentle guide, you’ll be able to focus on becoming more fully awake to who you really are. In her own words, Elise Marie Collins adds, “People are overbooked, overcommitted and often feel lost and filled with anxiety. I went through this myself and found my way to back to myself through the practice of mindfulness. You can, too.” In just a few minutes a day, Real Life Mindfulness will bring you the calmness and clarity that an over-demanding schedule steals from you.

Find serenity: A welcome respite for anyone whose gear shift is perpetually in overdrive, Real Life Mindfulness is an invitation to rest, find peace, awaken, and remember. It offers deceptively simple wisdom to help readers sharpen their senses, find serenity, and make room for life.

What you'll learn from reading Real Life Mindfulness:

  • How daily mindfulness calms the mind and reduces stress
  • Why meditating is one of the healthiest things you can do
  • How to live in the moment, a place full of peace and happiness
  • How to get started meditating regularly, whether you are a beginner or just living a busy life
  • What it feels like when meditation focuses your brain and makes you smarter
  • How mindful objectivity and observation bring wisdom
  • How to see the beauty present in everything all around you
  • Nine different ways to meditate
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8 to Great

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Purpose ─ Passion ─ Success!

8 to Great, revised!

Positive attitude for positive changes: This groundbreaking and practical book offers a simple, yet powerful, 8-step process for taking charge of your life and achieving your dreams, using author MK Mueller's unique formula for "positive attitude". Positive attitude is everything for achieving greater happiness, health and success, yet no one, until now, has given the world a formula that is simple enough to remember and use on a daily basis.

Mueller's "FGH" formula: FGH ─ Forgiveness of the past, Gratitude for the present and Hope for the future. In 8 to Great you will learn how Mueller's five "High-Ways" address the most common stumbling blocks to using FGH:

  • High-Way 1: Get the Picture. It reminds us how to clearly see our dreams happening and "think it till we feel it."
  • High-Way 2: Risk. Once the picture is clear, we must "run to, not from" and face our fears in order to move forward.
  • High-Way 3: Full Responsibility. Rather than a burden, this is the key to freedom as we discover that we are the only problem we have and therefore, we are the solution.
  • High-Way 4: Feel All Your Feelings. For those suffering with depression or rage, this chapter unfolds amazing insights into how Mad and Sad balance each other.
  • High-Way 5: Honest Communication. When you're ready to stop getting defensive in arguments and be done with triangulation in the workplace, Mueller shows the way with down-to-earth examples of her clients' success stories.

New level of self-esteem and well-being: In 8 to Great you will learn how the High-Ways provide a step-by-step process that helps you find greater happiness and success. The fact that Mueller has also created a widely-used curriculum for high schools based on her concepts is testimony to the fact that her methods are simple without being sugar-coated, and powerful without being pompous. 8 to Great will take you from wherever you are in life and provide a springboard into a new level of well-being and joy. Whether for yourself or someone you love, 8 to Great is an investment that is sure to bless and bliss your world.

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Love Earth Now

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Reach a State Sustainable Living and Eco-Mindfulness

Winner 2018 Silver Nautilus Book Award and #1 New Release in Eco-Mindfulness

Love Earth Now invites us to explore our thoughts and feelings about the waste and negative environment impacts we see daily. Author Cheryl Leutjen draws from her experience as an engineering geologist, environmental law attorney, small shop owner, and mindfulness practitioner to help put you on a path to sustainable living and environmental consciousness.

Merge environmentalism and spirituality. Do you find yourself wondering what on Earth you can do about the serious environmental challenges we face? Do you worry there’s nothing any one person can do to make a difference? Most people say they would like to do something to make the world a better place, but they just don’t believe they have the time, energy, money or power to do anything to make a real difference. Are you willing to devote 20 minutes a week to find out? Environmental activist Cheryl Leutjen has the planet’s back and is betting you do too. Her powerful book of inspired ideas and eco-mindfulness calls upon us all to Love Earth Now.

Get closer to a sustainable lifestyle, one day at a time.  All our possessions and constant shopping are no better for us than they are for the planet itself. They contribute to landfills and create a tech-tethered society that is increasingly isolated. Both helpful and hopeful, Love Earth Now is brimming with creative ideas we can all try.

Practice Eco-mindfulness. Cheryl’s book of planetary self-help and eco-mindfulness is a deeply thoughtful and lucid look at the state of our “big blue marble,” our beautiful earth. It's also a sourcebook of direct actions─large and small─we can all take to ensure our children and their children’s children have a healthy future on this planet.

If you enjoyed books such 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste or Simple Acts to Save Our Planet, you'll love the award-winning Love Earth Now.

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The Joy of Minimalism

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Minimalism and the Simple Life

Author and YouTuber, Zoey Arielle, opens up about her struggle with loving all the things in life we bring home. A hoarder in disguise, Arielle has mastered the tools needed to embrace simplicity and the minimalist philosophy.

Minimalism guide. It’s natural to love stuff! More than that, it’s natural to love your stuff. That notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value…and they all take up space. Zoey Arielle Poulsen’s The Joy of Minimalism is the friendly guide you’ve been searching for as you embark on a life of simplicity. Life can stress anyone out. So, by embracing minimalism, you’ll be saying goodbye to stress and everything that you never needed anyway. Discover a greater focus and true freedom as you live your new life with a real sense of gratitude for everything and everyone around you.

Enjoy the simple life. In The Joy of Minimalism Poulsen shows you how to simplify the act of letting go while sharing her personal journey into this calmer sense of life. Beyond offering specific tips on transitioning, she also invites you to journal your new awakening. Minimalism is more than a movement or fad, it’s a sense of happiness and practice that will bring you closer to your true self.

The Joy of Minimalism teaches you to live better with less. You'll learn how to:

  • Rediscover the freedom of owning less
  • Embrace life and all the non-material things the world has to offer
  • Master your own personal style for organizing and decluttering
  • Celebrate your new life with a free mind

If you have read hoarding and decluttering books such as Decluttering at the Speed of LifeWhat Your Clutter is Trying to Tell You, or The Clutter Connection, you will love The Joy of Minimalism.

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Green Homekeeping

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Is your home a sustainable and eco-friendly environment?

Every decision you make during the day, both large and small, has an impact on the environment. Make your daily impact planet-positive.

Eco-friendly home: With the gentle guidance of eco-expert, Alice Mary Alvrez, you can start with baby steps and progress to an advanced eco-warrior! Start with these inspired ideas and the 52 simple ways to reduce your waste, eat organic, and keep toxins out of your home. Inside this helpful and hopeful guide, you'll find tips for greening up all the areas of your life. Learn surprising facts about your impact on the environment and change your habits with do-it-yourself ideas.

Help our planet: Start with small changes, like turning off the tap, and work your way up to raising chickens and composting your leftover food. Whether you want to be a green rookie or an eco-master, you can help the planet every week of the year.

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Prayers for Hard Times

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Becca's Prayers

The Simple Act of Praying

Wisdom, inspiration and prayer: As recent scientific research shows, the simple act of praying can be emotionally, spiritually, and even physically healing. With Prayers for Hard Times, author Becca Anderson offers solace in bringing together the wisdom of great thinkers, spiritual leaders and writers who have faced difficulty and learned from it.

Sacred and inspirational sources: Organized in daybook form, the book draws from sacred sources such as the Bible, the Torah, Buddhist and Native American texts, as well as inspirational writings of:

  • Joan Didion
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Maya Angelou
  • Rumi
  • Mark Nepo
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Dave Eggars
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Anne Morrow Lindberg
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

Consolation and renewal: Together, these wise words create a tapestry of consolation and renewal for those times when it all seems “too much.” In a world that feels increasingly fragile and, at times, fractured, people need answers and prayers. Becca Anderson’s collection focuses on prayers for a wide range of life challenges, from the personal to the global. Prayers for Hard Times covers issues facing individuals such as loss of loved ones, illness, anxiety, divorce, depression and addiction, as well as those challenges communities face in natural disasters and violence. The writers in Anderson’s devotional address the world at large, as well, with words of hope and help for global poverty, hunger, war and the environmental. Prayers for Hard Times offers readers solace, comfort, and support, drawing from the wisdom of every era, every major faith and tradition, and the important voices of those who have lived through such experiences themselves.

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Zen Puppies

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Mindfulness Quotations and Puppies

Join some cuddly puppies for a collection of sayings from the Buddha. The verses, taken from the Dhammapada, were written centuries ago, but today they offer insight for all of life's basic struggles. Meditate along with the verses to gain a greater understanding of you, your life and your purpose. Find the meaning of truth in these verses and how to find it in the world around you. Let your inner Zen Puppy guide you to enlightenment.

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