The Practice of Kindness
Meditations for Bringing More Peace, Love, and Compassion Into Daily Life
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By Conari Press
Want to Feel Hopeful About the Future?
Share in inspirational stories of generosity written by children of all ages that reveal their surprisingly insightful feelings about kindness and compassion.
Look back at why the Random Acts of Kindness series was such a sensation. When the adult version of Random Acts of Kindness was first published, hundreds of teachers across the country gave assignments to their students to write about unsolicited acts that they had experienced or initiated. Teachers sent the results to Conari Press which then put out a call for similar stories in a teacher’s magazine. Stories poured in and the result was Kid’s Random Acts of Kindness. Whimsical and funny to moving and thoughtful, Kid’s Random Acts of Kindness helps restore your belief in the potential for goodness in man.
In Kid’s Random Acts of Kindness, you will see how children are the truest examples of open-hearted giving:
- Kids are hopeful. They believe they can change, easily and often. They look forward not back. They like to think about what could be, not what was.
- Kids are possibility addicts. They’re always working on something. If you listen you’ll hear a language of hopefulness and striving, an elasticity that keeps them going and trying.
- Kids love to master challenges. They want to try new things, move in new directions, be productive. They are risk takers, sometimes out of faith, sometimes out of desperation. More than anything else, children want and need to belong, to partner, to collaborate.
Readers of other books in the Random Acts of Kindness series and motivational books and stories like Chicken Soup for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness, A Pebble for Your Thoughts, I've Been Thinking…, and You Can Do All Things will love the encouraging, inspirational stories in Kid's Random Acts of Kindness.
By Thich Nhat Hanh and Others
Words of Wisdom from Thich Nhat Hanh
“Rashani’s extraordinary collages perfectly mirror Thich Nhat Hanh’s simple yet powerful teachings. An exquisite collection.” —James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy
Thich Nhat Hanh is a spiritual luminary, second only to the Dalai Lama. Now in a beautifully curated collection, the wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh and the colorful collage art of Hawaii’s Rashani Réa are yours to enjoy in Go Slowly, Breathe, and Smile.
Life lessons and positive thinking from a master. Thich Nhat Hanh is globally renowned and admired and has sparked change in the minds of many. He has published over 130 books and sold over 5 million worldwide. His words of wisdom have helped millions find peace in every moment.
Positive thinking starts with Go Slowly, Breathe, and Smile. Every word in this book was intentionally chosen with you in mind. Absorb Thich Nhat Hanh’s words of wisdom and learn to reduce stress and improve your mental health.
Life-changing mindful meditations. Strengthen your Buddhist beliefs with these empowering words of wisdom that provide essential advice on how to grow spirituality and mentally strong. Meditation practices are essential to building mindfulness.
Read Go Slowly, Breathe, and Smile and find:
- Encouraging words of advice from a wise monk
- Words of wisdom for mind and body
- Life lessons and tools for mindful meditations
Thich Nhat Hanh’s other books include the bestselling Peace Is Every Step, Being Peace, and Living Buddha Living Christ. If you liked Beyond Order, Wisdom of the Heart, or Meditations on Self-Love, you’ll love Go Slowly, Breathe and Smile.
Learn How to Become a Successful, Competent, Capable and Self-Sufficient Person in Your Teens and Beyond!
A condensed guide of timeless wisdom for a new generation.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens on the Go is the essential go-to resource for a busy teen preparing for a highly effective and self-reliant life. Use the tools in this guide to build the confidence you need to take on new challenges, accomplish difficult tasks, and create lasting positive change throughout your teens and beyond.
Finally get results. Many teens know that establishing proactive habits is the first step toward personal success, but often don't know how to implement these habits. Between the pressures of school, social life, and overburdened schedules, it’s no wonder that the average teenager is stressed. In this condensed guide, bestselling FranklinCovey author Sean Covey breaks down the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits into a weekly, realistic format for busy teens.
Rely on trusted guidance. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens on the Go helps teens navigate the processes of building self-esteem, managing social pressure, promoting activism, and more. With these tools, you can learn to become both capable and self-reliant in your daily life. This guide contains weekly challenges, calls-to-action, and inspiration to ensure lasting personal change year-round.
With this book, teens learn to:
- Determine which principles are important to them
- Create and map out short-term and long-term goals for a meaningful, competent and self-sufficient life
- Foster healthy, meaningful relationships throughout their teens and into adulthood
If you enjoyed Dad’s Great Advice for Teens, The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, or You Don't Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way, you’ll love The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens on the Go. Also, be sure to check out Sean Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, a #1 Best Seller in Teen & Young Adult Psychology.
By Kyyah Abdul
Professional Advice About Career Preparation for Soon-To-Be College Grads
This book of professional advice about career preparation may be the best college graduation gift you’ll receive.
Too many people end up working jobs they didn’t study for. It’s time you proactively prepare for post-graduate life. The College Student’s Career Survival Guide speaks to Generation Z and Millennials, addressing many of the concerns students (and parents) have about pre- and post-graduation. Kyyah Abdul offers extensive job search tips and work advice, such as guidance on writing the perfect résumé, excelling in job interviews, networking in-person and online, negotiating job salaries, paying off student loans, and more.
Rely on trusted guidance. Armed with first-hand experience with the lack of preparation universities provide their students, Kyyah set out to forge her own path for finding relevant work post-graduation. Her strategies helped her land jobs in several STEM positions both during and after college. Over time, Kyyah created a comprehensive roadmap chockfull of work advice for college seniors through summer up until the end of their first year as a graduate.
The College Student’s Career Survival Guide is the perfect college graduation gift that provides:
- Guidance on finding the right path for career success
- An easy-to-follow roadmap with advice about career preparation
- Endless job search tips
If you enjoyed What Color is Your Parachute? (2021); Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion; or You Turn: Get Unstuck, Discover Your Direction, and Design Your Dream Career, you’ll love The College Student’s Career Survival Guide.
Practice Your Spirituality with a Daily Devotional
Saying grace with your family and friends before a meal is one of our loveliest time-honored traditions. Let Us Give Thanks offers 365 beautiful blessings for every day of the year. It is your essential prayerbook for giving thanks.
A daily devotional for every supper. From eighteenth-century Thanksgiving prayers to sincere expressions of thankfulness by Anne Lamott, Mark Nepo, Thich Nhat Hahn, Alice Walker, and more, Becca Anderson’s gathering of graces shows us the way to begin every meal with an open heart.
Inspirational meditations year-round. Whether you're accustomed to giving the blessing or fairly new to this sacred art, this bounty of blessings brings spirituality to your meals and special gatherings. The graces compiled here are used by people of all religious beliefs, and special attention is given to how easily the words can be spoken by both children and adults.
Rely on trusted guidance. Blogger and best-selling author Becca Anderson has practiced gratitude for decades. Coming from a long line of preachers and religious teachers from the midwest, Becca brings scholarship and deep understanding of practiced gratitude. Let Us Give Thanks is the fifth book in her prayer series, including a wide range of devotionals and inspirational writings from Maya Angelou, Rumi, Mark Nepo, Dave Eggars, Rupi Kaur, Mahatma Gandhi, Drew Barrymore, Alicia Keys, and more.
Let us Give Thanks offers:
- Grace and a daily devotional for every family meal
- Spiritual meditations from the Bible, Native American texts, and Buddhism
- Inspiration from a variety of sources
If you enjoyed I Really Needed This Today, Live in Grace, Walk in Love, or I’ve Been Thinking . . ., you’ll love Let Us Give Thanks. Also, be sure to check out Becca Anderson’s Prayers for Calm, Prayers for Hard Times, and The Woman’s Book of Prayer, an Amazon #1 New Release in Prayer & Prayerbooks.