Go Slowly, Breathe and Smile

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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.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens on the Go

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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.

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365 Health & Happiness Boosters

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The Pursuit of Happiness Starts Within

“By giving us daily happiness activities that touch our hearts and souls, M.J. Ryan empowers each of us to experience the joy of living.”—Jackie Waldman, author of The Courage to Give

Daily tasks to improve how you feel—mind, body, and spirit—from the bestselling author of Attitudes of Gratitude.

From M.J. Ryan, bestselling author and international expert on change and personal fulfillment, comes 365 Health & Happiness Boosters to help in your pursuit of happiness, so you can choose to be happy no matter who you are or the challenges you face.

Develop an attitude of gratitude. When a person thinks happy thoughts, those thoughts project outward and that feeling transfers to others. One third of the population knows the secret to happiness is an inside job—not contingent on possessions, status, or even life circumstances, and research shows it leads to better health. 

We can all choose to be happy. In 365 Health & Happiness Boosters, a book of daily reflections, M.J. Ryan lays a path for the pursuit of happiness by employing a wide variety of spiritual, emotional and practical suggestions.

Discover 365 ways to experience happiness. Some of the tasks are lighthearted, others quite serious. They all have a positive effect and contribute to inner peace. 

Learn to:

  • Cultivate contentment and change your outlook on the art of happiness
  • Lift your spirit in the moment and build inner peace
  • Address eating habits and develop better sleeping patterns
  • Improve interactions with others through meditating on happy thoughts and doing random acts of kindness

If you enjoyed The Happiness Advantage, How Happiness Happens, the Happiness Workbook, or other M.J. Ryan books such as Attitudes of Gratitude or Random Acts of Kindness Then & Now, then 365 Health & Happiness Boosters should be your next read.

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Strikingly Different Selling

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Superior Sales Success

You are competing with the top salespeople in your industry for the same customers. For each sales opportunity there is only one winner. What separates a “winner” from the rest of the very best and makes them “strikingly different”? Six years of intensely focused research involving nearly 3,000 sales professionals from 135 countries reveals the 3 distinguishing habits that differentiate top sales performers from the herd. Now you can learn what it takes to be that one winner.

In sales, what is it that really works and sustains high performance? In their book Strikingly Different, Dale Merrill and Scott Savage (senior sales performance consultants for FranklinCovey’s Helping Clients Succeed™, Strikingly Different™ High-Performance Lab for Client-Facing Professionals) reveal the secrets to high performance sales success.

The 3 Exceptional Practices. Merrill and Savage found that most consultants and sales professionals believed they were doing a great job in their client interactions. Yet, some 85 percent of client senior executives felt most of their meetings with sales professionals were a waste of time. To Merrill and Savage, this was a major surprise. But, for the “Strikingly Different” sales professionals, there were three things they did consistently differently and better than their peers that radically changed their client interactions and results.

In Strikingly Different: The 3 Exceptional Practices of the World’s Top Sales Performers, learn the details behind the three secrets to sales performance success:

  • Differentiate: Clients only buy differences they can see
  • Advocate: Clients act when the message comes alive
  • Accelerate: Clients that decide faster win sooner

If you have found books such as How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in SellingThe Secrets of Closing the SaleTo Sell is Human, or Let’s Get Real or Let’s Not Play to be useful; then you will love and learn from Strikingly Different.

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The Answer Is You

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Problem-Solving Requires Innovation, Activism, and You

People from all walks of life yearn to do something that adds value to others and to be someone who makes a difference in their community and the world.

Now Alex Amouyel is inviting you to become part of the solution. Alex, author of The Answer is You, is the founding Executive Director of Solve, an initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a mission to solve world challenges. Solve finds incredible tech-based social entrepreneurs around the world and funds them to develop lasting, transformational tech-based solutions.

Changing the world begins one person at a time with innovation, both big and small. The Answer is You is here to inform you that being a change agent starts with doing good deeds and being a community helper. Everyone can do something with the skills and resources they already have─they just need ideas for how. The Answer is You inspires every person to start thinking critically about the problems we face and the solutions we might be able to offer to enact change.

Take action for social impact. A change agent is anyone who sees a challenge in their community and decides to do something about it. It’s being a community helper and devoting your time, skills, and resources to problem-solving, innovation, and activism in a way that impacts the world by improving communities around us.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Motivating and encouraging stories of amazing impact innovators from MIT Solve
  • Guidance on how to take action in the world in big and small ways to get results
  • A path to hope and action for problem-solving in your community and within society

If you like books by women in leadership and enjoyed reading Create the Future + the Innovation Handbook: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking, Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World, The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, you’ll love The Answer is You: A Guidebook to Doing Good.

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Love From the Inside Out

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Reach Your Self-love Relationship Goals

Celebrity love coach and positive psychology expert Robert Mack has helped millions of people transform their love lives on and off television. In his most recent release, he shares a creative new outlook on the meaning of true love.

A distillation of penetrating self-help statements on how to love. In his characteristic humor and wit, Mack explores the frustration and futility of seeking love from others, instead of yourself—and in the future, instead of in the present. With intimacy and warmth, each expression, aphorism, and instruction in Love from the Inside Out shares a personal and professional inquiry on love and on the relationship with love that has been taught.

Burn away antiquated and attached relationship goals conditioning. Love from the Inside Out combines the no-nonsense style of Dr. Laura Schlessinger books with the transformative insight of marriage counseling books and relationship books. Inside, Mack challenges our most fundamental understanding of love and how to love by interlacing Christian mysticism, Buddhist principles, Hindu breathing exercises, and positive thinking in psychology practices. Using the quick tips, tricks, and teachings in this book, you will question the nonconstructive beliefs of typical self-help books and relationship books for women and finally create a healthy relationship with love.

In Love from the Inside Out, find answers to questions such as:

  • How can I overcome the psychology of being alone and learn how to love myself first?
  • How can I keep my relationship goals sexy, fresh, and alive?
  • How can I create healthy relationships without being overly attached?

Love from the Inside Out is a wonderful addition to any shelf of psychology books, books on marriage and relationships, celebrity books, or self-help books. If you enjoyed Relationship Goals by Michael Todd or Single, Dating, Engaged, Married by Ben Stuart, you’ll love this encouraging book!

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Black and Resilient

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Bold and Black

Self-Acceptance, Anti-Racism, and Affirmations for Teens

“M.J. Fievre is the best friend, the confidante everyone yearns for.”—Mike, the Poet, author of Dear Woman and The Boyfriend Book

From the bestselling author of Badass Black Girl comes a much-needed space for Black teens and kids to say “I am enough.” In this self-acceptance guidebook for teen boys, be empowered by 52 weeks of Black self-love and anti-racism lessons, affirmations for positive thinking, and prompts for Black Boy Joy.

A Black male handbook for self-care. Black & Resilient includes prompts for teens to reflect and divulge what they're feeling on a deeper level. It comes with mind-strengthening affirmations for teens, stories of truth and power, and practices to teach Black teen boys how to stay empowered despite what life throws at them. This Black confidence book is a catalyst for change and healing to enter the heart and spirit of Black teens everywhere.

Part of the Bold & Black series for Black self-love and antiracism. The Bold & Black series is specifically designed to help Black teens create a safe space to be themselves. The world often forgets that Black boys also need affirmations and words of empowerment to get through the day. Black & Resilient seeks to give Black teens the space to heal, find Black Boy Joy, and become empowered to walk boldly in their everyday lives.

Inside, you’ll find: 

  • Instruction for gaining perspective, freedom, and power in the face of macro- and microaggressions
  • A safe place to acknowledge how racism affects you and create coping strategies to combat it
  • Encouragement for living your best life as a BIPOC person with self-acceptance and confidence

If you liked Black confidence and anti-racism books for boys like This Book is Anti-Racist Journal, Cry Like a Man, or 39 Lessons for Black Boys & Girls, you’ll be empowered by Black & Resilient.

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The Prepared Graduate

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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 Prepared Graduate 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 Prepared Graduate 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 Prepared Graduate.

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Let Us Give Thanks

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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.

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Anxious Little Monsters

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Book on Anxiety with Encouraging Little Monsters

Anxious Little Monsters is a friendly little book on anxiety containing cute monster illustrations, affirmations, and encouragement for those facing mental health challenges.

An antidote for a society riddled with loneliness. Even though advancing technology has allowed people to connect in ways once unimaginable, we are lonelier than ever. It can be difficult to find a place in our fast-paced world, and it’s easy to think that we’re the only ones going through a hard time. As a result, anxiety is on the rise. Enter: Anxious Little Monsters. The positive affirmations in this book on anxiety, in the form of hand-drawn, adorable anxious monsters, meet your anxiety where it’s at and offer a helping hand for getting through it and attaining mental wellness and peace of mind.

The gentle reminders you need and deserve. Overcoming anxiety may seem daunting, but these monsters are here to teach you to change your perspective and take things easy. They offer positive affirmation words to remind you you’re not alone―they’re struggling with the same things you are. Author and professional illustrator Verity Crosswell crafts each cute little monster to be a soothing reassurance that helps you feel cared for and understood. When it comes to mental health resources and the best books for anxiety, this book is one that you can turn to again and again. 

Open up Anxious Little Monsters and learn about:

  • Listening to your natural mental and emotional cycles
  • Actionable steps you can take to get through the low points and mood disorders, and ultimately set you on the path to dealing with and overcoming anxiety
  • Ways to share what you’re feeling with loved ones so they can understand and support you

If you enjoyed books that help with anxiety like You Can Do All Things, The Big Activity Book for Anxious People, How to Be Happy (Or at Least Less Sad), or G’morning, G’night, then you’ll love Verity Crosswell’s Anxious Little Monsters.

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Unbox Your Relationships

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Develop Better Communication Techniques for Successful Relationships

“Insightful, funny at times, and creative, this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to live their best life...”―Scott MillerWall Street Journal bestselling author and former Chief Marketing Officer at FranklinCovey

We are all connected with more people than ever before. Without guidance, it can be easy to get burdened by a bad relationship. In the follow-up to his international best seller Unbox Your Life, German speaker and consultant Tobias Beck returns with advice on successful relationships through improved communication techniques. 

Inside secrets to successful relationships. The relationship advice offered in this book is the first step toward growing successful relationships. By developing a relationship with yourself, you learn how to forgive the past, find joy, and live in happiness. Becoming a good communicator helps you understand how to attract love, friendships, and bring the right relationships into your life.

Amusing stories, personality types, and relationship advice. Tackling everything from couples communication to friendship feuds, Beck’s model of the four human-animal types is the second step to fostering deeper connections. Designed to help you find out how the people around you are feeling, you will recognize your partner, family, friends, colleagues, and yourself on every page.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • How a positive mindset can affect your relationships
  • Why communication techniques are important in relationships
  • How to become a better communicator

If you’re looking for self-help books or self-empowerment gifts―or enjoyed books like Together, Here to Make Friends, or The Friendship Formula―then you’ll love Unbox Your Relationships.

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A Body to Love

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How to Have A Healthy Relationship with Food and Body Image in the Digital Age

“Anyone who has ever had a ‘complicated’ relationship with food or their body will benefit from this book.” ―Brenna O’Malley, registered dietitian and founder of The Wellful

#1 New Release in Human-Computer Interaction, Eating Disorder Self-Help, and Computer Science

A new conversation about the media and radical self-love, A Body to Love provides lessons on positively navigating body image in a social media saturated world.

Forming healthy relationships with the internet. To Angelina Caruso, recovery meant finding her tribe―a community that offered support, encouragement, and zero judgement. But she never imagined finding them online. Now a health and wellness blogger, she narrates the progression of a body image disorder and her unusual path to recovery.

Self-help healing through community. Grouped into lessons and warnings, this fresh take on social networks follows the author’s personal battle with a near-fatal eating disorder, the online relationships that helped her heal, and the eventual community she cultivated. Part social media guide and part body image and eating disorder workbook, you’ll learn to detect body image issues, heal as a mindful consumer, and inspire others as a content producer.

Inside this interactive book, adult and teen readers alike will find:

  • Handy charts
  • Journal prompts
  • Breathing exercises
  • Bonus recipes for mindful eating
  • And much more!

If you’re looking for a body positivity journal, body image gifts, or mindful eating books―like The Self-Love Workbook for Women, The Body Is Not an Apology, More Than a Body, or Influencer―then you’ll want to own A Body to Love.

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Fred Guttenberg’s Find the Helpers

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How a Parkland Dad and 9/11 Brother Faced Tragedy with the Help of Many Good People

"Don't tell me there's no such thing as gun violence. It happened in Parkland." ―Fred Guttenberg

2020 Nautilus Silver Winner
#1 New Release in Grief & Loss

Life changed forever on Valentine's Day 2018 for Fred Guttenberg and his family. What should have been a day of love turned into a nightmare. Seventeen people died at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fourteen-year-old Jaime Guttenberg was the second to last victim.

“Fred Guttenberg is a hero." ―Lawrence O'Donnell.  That Jaime and so many of her fellow students were struck down in cold blood galvanized many to action, including Jaime’s father Fred now a gun safety activist dedicated to passing common sense gun safety legislation.

Fred was already struggling with deep personal loss. Four months earlier his brother Michael died of 9/11 induced pancreatic cancer. He had been exposed to too much dust and chemicals at Ground Zero. Michael battled heroically for nearly five years and then died at age fifty.

Find the Helpers has a special meaning to the Guttenberg’s. It was a beloved family wisdom learned from watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. In the midst of tragedy, "always look for the helpers. There will always be helpers. Because if you look for the helpers, you’ll know there’s hope." ―Fred Rogers, 1999

Healing from grief. Discover the story of Fred Guttenberg’s activist’s journey since Jaime’s death and how he has been able to get through the worst of times thanks to the kindness and compassion of others. Good things happen to good people at the hands of other good people─and the world is filled with them. They include everyone from amazing gun violence survivors Fred has met to former VP Joe Biden, who spent time talking to him about finding mission and purpose in learning to grieve.

If you enjoyed Eyes to the WindHaben, or The Beauty in Breaking. Then you'll love Find the Helpers!

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Thriving in the Eye of the Hurricane

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Survive and Thrive in Our Uncertain and Turbulent New Normal

“…hope and inspiration to those who are suffering.” ―Danielle Guinaugh, MS, LMHC, NCC, MCAP, clinical director of the Gulf Breeze Recovery Center

Joseph Bailey (licensed clinical psychologist for over 40 years) helped pioneer a new paradigm of resilience called “Three Principles Psychology”. Those who have learned this new understanding of resilience develop an inner strength that enables them to live in the “eye of the hurricane”, even in the most challenging situations.

What is the Transformation Principle?  The Transformation Principle is a realization of the fundamental way our mind works, bringing about a “transformative resilience” and radically shifting the way we understand ourselves and our chaotic world. It creates an inner strength that enables us to see that it is our thinking that creates our experience and the quality of our lives.

Burnout prevention and resilience in a changing world. As a leader in the field of addiction therapies and strategies for overcoming fear and burnout, Joseph Bailey has piloted a number of programs on transformative resilience at the Mayo Clinic, The University of Minnesota Medical School, addiction treatment centers, and healthcare facilities. Thousands of students, clients, and professionals have been inspired and educated by his Transformation Principle. He has provided his program of practical tips and proven methods to first responders and a variety of professions including businesses, social service agencies, hospitals, universities, and school communities.

In this ground-breaking book:

  • Realize you are the author of your own reality
  • Rediscover your innate mental health
  • Build your inner strength

If you learned from books like Addicted to the Monkey MindThe New Normal, or Leverage Your Mindset, you’ll love Thriving in the Eye of the Hurricane. Also enjoy Joseph Bailey’s Slowing Down to the Speed of Life (co-author Dr. Richard Carlson).

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Plan and Organize Your Life

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If You Want a True Lifestyle Change, Start With Good Habits

#1 New Release in Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Organizational Learning, Time Management, and Business Project Management

Learn about how to get more out of life, design your days intentionally, develop good habits, and create meaningful work from podcast, YouTube, and Instagram star Beatrice Naujalyte.

Start planning for success. Plan and Organize Your Life is a comprehensive and interactive “planning bible,” packed with proven advice on how to get organized, how to embrace simple good habits, and how to work your way towards true self-improvement and personal growth.

Organize Your Life.  In Plan and Organize Your Life, author Beatrice Naujalyte introduces us to the four pillars of an intentional life: planning, organization, productivity, and routines. With these simple tools, you’ll be able to master everything from effective note taking to minimalist workspace organization.

Design a system that works for you. This book is the ultimate guide to developing a planning system to effectively execute your daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly goals. Whether you have professional, personal, or creative planning to do, this book helps you accomplish your smallest and biggest goals by creating new good habits and setting realistic goals.

  • Perfect for everyday use, Plan and Organize Your Life is a productivity planner packed with:
  • Organizational tips and prompts for your everyday success
  • Time and task management tools to help guide you
  • Productivity tips for your ultimate lifestyle change

If you enjoyed books like Tiny Habits, Designing Your Life, Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook, or The Lazy Genius Way, you’ll love Plan and Organize Your Life.

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The Strong Black Woman

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Major Health Crisis Among Black Women Generated from Systemic Racism  

“Marita Golden’s The Strong Black Woman busts the myth that Black women are fierce and resilient by letting the reader in under the mask that proclaims ‘Black don’t crack.’” ―Karen Arrington, coach, mentor, philanthropist, and author of NAACP Image Award-winning Your Next Level Life

#1 New Release in Reference

Meet Black women who have learned through hard lessons the importance of self-care and how to break through the cultural and family resistance to seeking therapy and professional mental health care.

The Strong Black Woman Syndrome. For generations, in response to systemic racism, Black women and African American culture created the persona of the Strong Black Woman, a woman who, motivated by service and sacrifice, handles, manages, and overcomes any problem, any obstacle.  The syndrome calls on Black women to be the problem-solvers and chief caretakers for everyone in their lives―never buckling, never feeling vulnerable, and never bothering with their pain.

Hidden mental health crisis of anxiety and depression. To be a Black woman in America is to know you cannot protect your children or guarantee their safety, your value is consistently questioned, and even being “twice as good” is often not good enough. Consequently, Black women disproportionately experience anxiety and depression. Studies now conclusively connect racism and mental health―and physical health.

Take care of your emotional health. You deserve to be emotionally healthy for yourself and those you love. More and more young Black women are re-examining the Strong Black Woman syndrome and engaging in self-care practices that change their lives.

Hear the stories of Black women who:

  • Asked for help
  • Built lives that offer healing
  • Learned to accept healing

If you have read The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental HealthThe Racial Healing Handbook, or Black FatigueThe Strong Black Woman should be your next read. 

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A Little Book of Thank Yous

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Say “Thank You” With a Happy Heart

“With this book, you’ll find yourself moving towards a happier and more fulfilling life. Gratitude is easy to embrace and very powerful.” ―Nina Lesowitz, bestselling author of Living Life as a Thank You

#1 New Release in Etiquette Guides & Advice

To say “Thank You” and to mean it benefits everybody. Kindness makes us strong, so write your thanks, message it, shout it from the rooftops—it's good for the one who hears it and better for the one who says it.

Discover why gratitude is important and the wonder of expressing gratitude daily. Gratitude brings abundance to you and to those around you—we all like to be acknowledged for our efforts. Author Addie Johnson shows us just how easy it is to improve your friendships and other relationships by expressing words of thanks. She offers us gratitude practices to grab on the run or to sit with and ponder, describes gratitude affirmations, and sets out to teach herself—and her readers—how to say “Thank You.”

This “Thank You” book is a small book with a great big heart. We all have things to be grateful for. Feeling gratitude is something that we can all relate to, and this theme runs throughout A Little Book of Thank Yous. From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf to Meister Eckhart, Addie Johnson pulls the best gratitude quotes from people from all walks of life. 

Inside A Little Book of Thank Yous, learn about:

  • Gratitude affirmations and practices to help keep a thankful mindset
  • How to say thank you in a meaningful way, for almost any occasion
  • Words of radiance from historical figures and everyday people

If you liked books such as Words to the Rescue, The 5 Languages of Appreciation, or Thanks for the Feedback, you’ll love A Little Book of Thank Yous.

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Resilient Black Girl

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Badass Black Girl

An Empowering Antiracist Book for Teens

"Resilient Black Girl is a timely and powerful book for our Black girls and girls of color to reclaim their confidence and be beacons of courage and hope for generations to come."—Shanicia Boswell, author, Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!

#1 New Release in Social Activists, Maturing, Women, and Teen & Young Adult 21st Century United States History

Resilient Black Girl is a must-read in young adult nonfiction books for Black girls. As a social justice book for teens and a book about racism, it provides Black teen girls a better understanding of the effects of racism and equips them with skills for navigating spaces in their daily lives.

An antiracist book for teens about the realities of being Black and combating racism. Young Black girls and young Black women are powerful. Unfortunately, you will face microaggressions and racism in your daily life. Resilient Black Girl empowers you to be brave, face challenges of oppression, and rely on yourself. 

Become a community leader and an important member of society. In the spirit of the Black Lives Matter movement, learn to be a positive element in your community through allyship and activism. This journal and activity workbook provides the steps to achieving your personal and public goals.

Grow in confidence. Black girls have many gifts; one is resiliency. While you are strong and can overcome anything, racism affects physical and mental health. As an antiracist book for teens, Resilient Black Girl teaches Black teen girls about racism and helps them discover how to be kind to themselves and to love and take care of themselves.

Learn how to:

  • Understand and combat racism and microaggressions
  • Become a community leader
  • Be brave, empowered, and self-reliant

Seeking young adult nonfiction social justice books for teens? Resilient Black Girl is the perfect read for Black teen girls, especially if you enjoyed 39 Lessons for Black Boys and Girls, This Book Is Anti-Racist, or Be Antiracist.

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