Heart Healing

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#1 Amazon New Release ─ A practical self-help guide to letting go and healing with forgiveness

Letting go of the past: Is it really possible to free your heart and mind of the emotional wounds of the past? Are anger, pain, and suffering blocking you from the love and happiness your desire?

Healing painful relationships, memories, and experiences: Whatever the cause of your heartbreak - the end of a relationship, the death of a loved one, a divorce, shattered dreams, a family feud, a life-threatening diagnosis, career turmoil, or past abuse that repeats over and over again - it is never too early or too late to courageously forgive and let go.

Long-term happiness through love and compassion: In Heart Healing you are expertly guided to put compassion and unconditional love into action in practical, easy, and lasting ways. With the insight of someone who has walked the road from heartbreak to forgiveness to living a life she loves, Susyn Reeve invites you to heal the emotional wounds in your life.

Emotional intelligence through spirituality and meditations: This book is filled with potent opportunities for lasting life-changing heart-healing. Filled with stories, proven exercises, and powerful affirmations to free you from any resentment and anger you are holding towards yourself or others. The “emotional clutter” of old resentments, grudges, guilt, and shame are blocks to love and a direct call for heart-healing. Readers will learn:

  • The distinction between a closed and broken heart
  • To identify the specific beliefs that continue to activate your emotional wounds and unresolved anger
  • How to forgive yourself and others using the Deal - Heal - Forgive Process
  • How healing your heart contributes to healing the broken-heartedness in the world today.

Motivational wisdom from experience: In Heart Healing Susyn Reeve shares her own heartbreak story and how that galvanized her to help others practice forgiveness. With wisdom gained from decades of study with Joseph Campbell, Jean Houston, Robert Fritz, don Miguel Ruiz and her thousands of clients and students Susyn has written in her wise, warm trademark style. This book is a refreshingly honest and practical guide to living a life of contentment, connection, and long-overdue love. Susyn does not gloss over life’s pain and struggles. Rather, she shows how to use them as springboards to new open-hearted perspectives and possibilities, so you can readily feast on the magnificent gift of life.

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Purposeful Retirement Workbook

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A guide to wealth, health, relationships, and purpose during retirement

Includes Worksheets on Finances, Time Management, Health, Self-care, Family, Relationships, Hobbies, Volunteering and much more!

Make plans for the happiest time: Retirement is a new season, a new opportunity, to live purposefully. It’s not an end. You may have quit a job, but you don’t have to quit at life. This is your time to do something meaningful. And this time you get to choose exactly what YOU want to do. Now is the time because now you actually have time. Let’s take that bucket list and get started!

Time-management for retirement: Hyrum Smith, nationally-renowned "Father of Time Management" and co-creator of The Franklin Planner System, is the preeminent expert for using time wisely. The author of the bestselling Purposeful Retirement, Smith’s new book lays out what is essentially a guide to making sure we all take full advantage of the decades we get to enjoy after full-time work.

Everything from money and exercise to hobbies and clubs: Smith sheds light on what he calls the “gifts of retirement,” the opportunity to reclaim your time and spend it exactly the way you want to. This practical handbook covers:

  • Retirement financial planning
  • Health management and exercise advice
  • The importance of clubs, volunteering and social groups in maintaining friendships, relationships, and a social life once you stop going to work every day
  • And much more!

Mindfulness for your later years: How often do you get personal advice from one of the top time management gurus in the world? Here's your chance! Hyrum Smith’s guide to the good life of retirement is invaluable for anyone looking at the post-career years as well as retirees looking for insight into how to manage their retirement years, so that they are joyful and fulfilling. Hyrum Smith’s one-of-a-kind expertise and wise counsel in The Purposeful Retirement Workbook will take you from apprehension to living life and loving it!

Discover simple time management and mindful planning guidance for a joyful and meaningful retirement.

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Tears of the Silenced

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Misty Griffin's story ─ Surviving child abuse, parental betrayal, sexual assault, and Amish cruelty

A true crime memoir: When Misty was six years old her family started to live and dress like the Amish. Misty and her sister were kept as slaves on a mountain ranch where they were subjected to almost complete isolation, sexual abuse and extreme physical violence. Their step-father kept a loaded rifle by the door at all times to make sure the young girls were too terrified to try to escape. They also knew that no rescue would ever come because only a couple of people even knew they existed and did not know them well enough to care.

Amish Sexual abuse: When Misty reached her teens, her parents feared she and her sister would escape and took them to an Amish community where they were adopted and became baptized members. Misty was devastated to once again find herself in a world of fear, animal cruelty and sexual abuse. Going to the police was severely frowned upon. A few years later, Misty was sexually assaulted by the bishop. As Misty recalls, "Amish sexual abusers are only shunned by the church for six weeks, a punishment that never seems to work. After I was assaulted by the bishop I knew I had to get help and one freezing morning in early March I made a dash for a tiny police station in rural Minnesota. After reporting the bishop I left the Amish and found myself plummeted into the strange modern world with only a second-grade education and no ID or social security card. To all abuse survivors out there, please be encouraged, the cycle of abuse can be broken. Today, I am a nursing student working towards my master's degree and a child abuse awareness activist. This is my story."

If you have read Scared Selfless, A Child Called It, The Sound of Gravel, or Etched In Sand, then Tears of the Silenced is a must read.

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The Day of Atonement

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A heart-pounding international thriller with a shocking mystery

For fans of Dan Brown’s Inferno and the works of David Baldacci and Daniel Silva, comes a political thriller which will have you guessing until the end.

A race against time: Like an arch with an uncertain keystone, the world trembles around the holiest spot on Earth—the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. It’s a crisis of the near future, and the slightest vibration can bring down devastating world war.

A dangerous adventure in conspiracy and suspense: The tremors start with the Pope’s apparent suicide and the disappearance of the most sacred of artifacts. Thrown unwillingly together, Ari, an Israeli intelligence agent, and Maryse, an Interpol art expert plagued by a violent past, trace the dim outlines of a conspiracy that threatens to bring about the end of everything.

A secret society threatens to ignite war as an age-old mystery unravels: In the days to come, they chase across Europe an unknown enemy who can manipulate genetics, transform lead into gold, and ignite a nuclear explosion with a whisper. And what is the aim of the four enigmatic men who make up the oldest, most secret society in the world—to save it or destroy it? Follow Ari and Maryse as they race toward the golden Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, where they must find the answers by a certain day—The Day of Atonement.

The Day of Atonement is an epic and electrifying thriller that will have readers shocked with its twists and entertained with each adrenaline-packed page.

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A Dedicated Life

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#1 Amazon New Release! ─ Leveling the playing field for all our young children

What are you going to do for the rest of your life? For David Lawrence Jr., a brilliant newspaper editor and publisher with a distinguished, three-decade-long journalism career who retired in 1999 at the age of 56, the answer in his words was to dedicate his life to a “newly energized purposefulness: that every child have a real chance to succeed.”

The Children’s Movement of Florida: As recounted in his autobiography, David Lawrence Jr., a life-long champion of children, became a leading national advocate for children and was instrumental in founding The Children’s Movement of Florida. The Children’s Movement of Florida is a national leader in early childhood development, care and education, with the goal of making Florida the best state in the nation for young children. The Movement is focused on making Florida’s children, especially in their early years, the No. 1 priority for state investment.

Early child development: “This special book is the story of a good man who has lived an impressive, fascinating, full life dedicated to his family, his profession, his faith and his service to others, especially the youngest and most vulnerable among us. How he describes the passion, persistence and skills of civic engagement to accomplish these building blocks to success is worth the price of the book. To cement and broaden those achievements, Dave created a movement that has converted aspiration to reality and has, is, and will enrich the lives of thousands of the youngest Floridians. He has brought life to the truism of Frederick Douglass, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Jeb Bush, Florida’s 43rd governor from 1999 to 2007 and 2016 presidential candidate

An autobiography: "Reading David Lawrence’s autobiography, you will learn a lot – from disemboweling chickens on an upstate New York farm, to the evolution of Miami from Miami Vice to a culturally and economically international city, to the travails of contemporary journalism. Reading this book is like listening to an old friend telling engaging stories while encouraging you to join the conversation. Dave’s successful career in journalism is a story of the roller coaster of the American newspaper from the halcyon days of post-World War II to the dramatic changes and decline of today. For more than 40 years, Dave was a journalist, rising from co-editor of his high school newspaper to editor or publisher of several of America’s most distinguished newspapers. At each, he inspired the highest standards of journalism built upon a deep immersion into the communities these newspapers served. But the most lasting impression you’ll have will be of a highly principled man applying his talents and values in a transitioning America. Ultimately, he elects to transfer his lifelong fascination with journalism to civic advocacy for early childhood learning." Bob Graham, Florida’s 38th governor from 1979 to 1987, U.S. senator from Florida from 1987 to 2005, and presidential candidate in 2003.

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Be More Strategic in Business

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Strategic leadership

Strategic leadership is essential to business success: Strong leaders are those who successfully navigate a great shift: from tactical doer to strategic leader. Regardless of your industry, line of business, or sector, your organization desperately needs strategic leaders. A strategic leader is tuned in to the needs of the business, understands how his or her actions impact corporate objectives, and uses data to make smart decisions. Whether you’re leading a department or running your own company, a strategic leader clearly propels business performance.

 

Building a ladder to strategic leadership: Stephen R. Covey famously explained strategic leadership via the metaphor of jungle producers clearing land. The strategic leader was able to climb a tree and tell everybody they were laboring in the wrong jungle. In this book, you will start out on the jungle floor and build a ladder to give you that strategic view over the tops of the trees. You’ll learn how to:

  • Show up strategic
  • Set meaningful direction
  • Leverage stakeholders
  • Achieve success
  • Make a difference in the areas that matter

Proven approach to strategic leadership: You’ll learn from the personal career journeys of two authors who have taken very different career paths, yet come together to create a proven approach to understanding the big picture of what your organization is trying to accomplish, setting measurable goals, making smart decisions, and continually getting better at what you’re doing.

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Double Lives

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Terrifying true crime stories

Serial killers: John Wayne Gacy. Ted Bundy. Jeffrey Dahmer. Everyone has heard of these sociopaths and their crimes, and yet, no one is scared of them. Why? Well for one, they’re all dead, but it’s more than that ─ after all, movie villains aren’t even real, yet people remain frightened of the bad guys on the screen long after the lights come up. No, what makes these criminals seem almost pedestrian is that we can see them for what they are; they hold no mystery. Dastardly though they were, they’re famous. They’re celebrities. For all intents and purposes, they’re Paris Hilton.

The serial killers among us: Why are kids afraid of the monsters under their beds? Because what really shocks us is the unknown. It’s the commonality shared by Adnan from Serial and Jame Gumb from Silence of the Lambs: the criminals who blend in, who don’t stand out, are the ones that captivate us the most.

The banality of evil and crime: Double Lives is a book that chronicles those very monsters who walk unnoticed among us ─ the neighbors and students, professionals and friends living out criminal double lives. Double Lives is a nonfiction expose and a search that details the exploits of some of the worst serial killers in recent American history, all of whom succeeded in going undetected for years while perpetrating one gross crime after another… all in their own hometowns. Gender? Race? Age? Socioeconomic class? It doesn’t matter. All stripes of people from all walks of life are profiled.

If you're a fan of true crime books such as Pretty Little Killers, Mind Hunter, or The Big Book of Serial Killers, you will love Double Lives.

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Force of Habit

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Habits and Your Health

Dr Tamsin Astor blends her scientific background and awareness (PhD in cognitive neuroscience) with her Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation & Coaching training to give 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 your stress: Feeling overwhelmed, stressed and that there isn't enough time or energy to get everything done? Follow the steps in Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power Through Healthy Habits to create a life of joy and freedom by making connections in your daily habits, thereby reducing your decisions. Tamsin lays out a simple plan to master your key habits in your two key relationships: with yourself & others.

Readers will learn:

  • The “Shoulds” & why they don't serve you
  • Motivation – different theories to understand it
  • Stress - what it's secretly doing to you and why we need a little "good" stress
  • Why there isn't one definition of "healthy" and a new model for understanding health
  • A new way of thinking about everyday habits and how you need to change them
  • How to think about your relationship with yourself – are you falling into learned helplessness?

Free up time: 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 to do and what you want to do! By establishing healthy habits, you can unleash your true power by freeing up your time from the thousands of microdecisions you make on a day-to-day basis.

 

By combining these daily habits with a bigger frame - your big why – the reasons behind why you want to create healthy habits – you will continually refocus and refine your daily habits and become a force of nature.

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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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#1 Amazon New Release ─ Heal Your Relationship with Sex

Overcome your discomfort: Living An Orgasmic Life is written for anyone who finds sex challenging or feels 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 all too common in our society and not frequently discussed in an open and thoughtful manner. In Living An Orgasmic Life, Xanet Pailet explores the many 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 teaches 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—that’s considered a sexless marriage. And those numbers are likely significantly under-reported and do not account for the large number of women and men who stay in their marriage for other reasons (e.g. money, children) but have completely unsatisfying sex lives. Even so, the number of reported sexless marriages has quadrupled in the last 20 years. Living An Orgasmic Life is filled with lessons and practical exercises that can take your sex life from non-existent or mediocre to fulfilling on every level.

Author Xanet Pailet notes: “I wrote this book because I am passionate about helping individuals who feel broken reclaim their sexuality and their pleasure, and transform their lives. I want women who are struggling with sex to understand that help is available and that they can have healthy, passionate sex lives. I wrote this book for the 20 year old who was date raped, the 30 year old mom who was traumatized during childbirth, the 40 year old divorced women who has never experienced an orgasm, the 50 year old who is struggling with menopause and low libido, and the 60 plus year old women who is ready to explore her sexuality and experience orgasmic bliss.” No matter the situation of your love life, Living An Orgasmic Life can help you rediscover the joy and pleasure of sex.

Living An Orgasmic Life is a must read if you desire a better relationship with your partner, juicier sex and more passion in your love life. After reading this book, you will learn:

  • Why it’s so hard to talk about sex in a world where everything is about sex
  • The #1 reason women lose their desire for sex and what to do about it
  • How sexual trauma can occur and how to heal it
  • Your sexual blueprint: what it is and how to read it
  • How attachment theory relates to your intimate life
  • What the journey to sexual healing looks like
  • How to find your path to pleasure
  • Awakening your body through somatic and hands-on healing
  • How to reignite your libido
  • The truth about your pleasure potential
  • What you can do to start living an orgasmic life
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So This Is the End

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What happens when you find your soulmate, but you only have one day to live?

Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You and Jill Santopolo’s The Light We Lost, comes a powerful romance

What if doctors could revive you from death—and give you an extra 24 hours of life?

One more day. One more chance to tell your family how much you love them. One more chance to say goodbye to friends, listen to your favorite song, throw an epic party, feel the grass beneath your feet, or watch the sunset. How would you spend your time?

So This Is The End follows Nora Hamilton as she navigates her final 24 hours. She’s determined to do something meaningful and make every moment count.

Enter: Renzo. Ren, for short. Strong, compassionate, unfairly attractive, with a face that makes Nora’s stomach explode into stars. Their connection is immediate, with white-hot intensity. Nora is wracked with bittersweet joy and confusion as she realizes, “I’ve finally met the love of my life… on the last day of my life.”

Should she tell Ren the truth about her condition—tell him she doesn’t have much time left? How will he react? Is it unethical to allow yourself to fall in love with someone when there’s no possibility of a future together? Or is love a precious gift, no matter how long it lasts, even if it’s just for one day?

What happens next is a story about taking chances, making your own rules, and the power of living like there’s no tomorrow.

A moving romantic drama: Early readers call So This Is The End "a breath of fresh air," "moving and beautiful," "an amazing wake-up call," a book you'll be "unable to put down," with a story that makes you "fall in love the instant you start reading."

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Zen Bunnies

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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The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains

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#1 Amazon New Release! ─ Understand Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrency with this clear and comprehensible guide

Learn the history and basics of cryptocurrency and blockchains: There’s a lot of information on cryptocurrency and blockchains out there. But, for the uninitiated, most of this information can be indecipherable. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains aims to provide an accessible guide to this new currency and the revolutionary technology that powers it.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies: Gain an understanding of a broad spectrum of Bitcoin topics. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains covers topics such as the history of Bitcoin, the Bitcoin blockchain, and Bitcoin buying, selling, and mining. It also answers how payments are made and how transactions are kept secure. Other cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency pricing are examined, answering how one puts a value on cryptocurrencies and digital tokens.

Blockchain technology: Blockchain technology underlies all cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency transactions. But what exactly is a blockchain, how does it work, and why is it important? The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains will answer these questions and more. Learn about notable blockchain platforms, smart contracts, and other important facets of blockchains and their function in the changing cyber-economy.

Things to know before buying cryptocurrencies: The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains offers trustworthy and balanced insights to those interested in Bitcoin investing or investing in other cryptocurrency. Discover the risks and mitigations, learn how to identify scams, and understand cryptocurrency exchanges, digital wallets, and regulations with this book.

Readers will learn about:

  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain technology and how it works
  • The workings of the cryptocurrency market
  • The evolution and potential impacts of Bitcoin and blockchains on global businesses

Dive into the world of cryptocurrency with confidence with this comprehensive introduction.

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Plan Be!

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The affirmations, quotes and ideas in this book are a set of tools for you to use in your self-development. They are for “inner work.” And, you know what they say about happiness, that it’s an “inside job,” which is 100% true. These suggestions vary widely from spiritual aspirations to very simple, straightforward and practical ideas. Much has to do with adjusting your attitude. Depending on the day, it might be a slight adjustment or a major overhaul but the more you practice daily affirmations, the fewer adjustments you’ll need. One day, you will realize you have mastered the art of “thinking happy” and are looking at the bright side of life, every day. Incorporating this as a daily practice will build “mental muscle” and help you achieve the all-important optimistic way of thinking. I very much like the idea of idea of undertaking the inner work of self-development and working your way to a better you. I am also a strong advocate for believing in yourself and loving yourself more each and every day. These are habits that can easily be reinforced by practices such as journaling, creating your own affirmations and talking to yourself in the positive. Like an engine driving you toward greater things, self belief brings you closers to your life’s purpose, your personal mission and will absolutely make you a happier camper. Daily affirmations help build the optimistic mindset. So, try it. Easy as pie and just as sweet.

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Dark Moon Magic

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Your Practical Wiccan Guide to Life

Take advantage of centuries of knowledge: In this utterly unique grimoire, bestselling author Cerridwen Greenleaf gathers celestial lore, history, and mythology, drawing from the Dark Ages mystical practices of the original Gothic tribes, Scandinavian shamans and other medieval sources to infuse these spells with the magic of the ancients, allowing the modern reader to tap into that pure power. Here, you’ll learn how to call upon the fairy world and little-known gods and goddesses to empower your magical workings, as well as ways to consecrate and wield magical tools, create a home and garden full of enchantment, and rituals to enhance every aspect of your life. With Dark Moon Magic, she has crafted nothing less than a Wiccan mystery school in book form.

Live in tune with the moon: Magicians, alchemists, witches and wise women of ancient times knew how to harmonize their lives with the heavenly cycles and seasons and were able to navigate these tides to benefit their lives, both in the inner and outer spheres. We can all use some assistance with our love (and sex!) lives as well as with more worldly matters like money, and Dark Moon Magic’s tools of divination, spellwork, amulets, and charms can make a key difference. And with life’s increasingly frantic pace, the search for serenity is now more important than ever. Herein may be found the keys to rising above the fray and embracing a life of abundance and joy.

Reach the ultimate serenity: All of us need an edge in these difficult times, and Dark Moon Magic can help. Think of these as pagan prescriptions for the twenty-first century, guaranteed to banish stress, ease tension, and add comfort, joy, and magic to your daily life. Learn which moon phase is best for manifesting money, as well as how to recognize the optimal star signs for love and romance, the ideal timing for a job interview, or when to ask for a raise or even the best time to plant your magical herbs.

What You’ll Learn Inside Dark Moon Magic:

  • The magical origins of “Winter is Coming” and how it applies to 21st Century Wicca
  • How to Plant a Fairy Garden that will call benevolent spirits to help you!
  • The importance of creating an altar and caring for your crystals and tools of magick
  • The art of “Wiccan feng shui” and how to create sacred space and sanctuary
  • 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
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Super Ager

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Live long and prosper

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.

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You Can Be A Winning Writer

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Praised as “the clearest roadmap to success,” the 4 Cs system has yielded spectacular results for CEOs and doctors, college professors and MFAs, playwrights, and poets. For over ten years, Ms. Gelfand has presented the 4 Cs at conferences and book festivals, libraries and college lecture halls igniting writer’s enthusiasm. From the first draft to a marketable piece, the 4 Cs explores the writer’s inner and outer worlds making the argument for community as a key element to becoming a winning writer. Advice on building a fan base is followed by “Confidence,” a frank exploration of the blocks that keep manuscripts locked in the drawer. With a splash of humor, a dose of empathy and real-world anecdotes, the 4cs guidance and wisdom will inspire and encourage writers at any stage of their career. Including an appendix on post-publication strategies, essential resources and a directory of useful organizations, “You Can Be a Winning Writer” covers the landscape of becoming a successful author.

What you’ll learn inside this book:

  • •How to structure a plan for success that works for you
  • Discover new publishing resources
  • Unravel the ‘self-publish’ or ‘agent’ dilemma
  • How to ‘fire on all burners’ – craft, commitment, community and confidence
  • How to stick with your dream when all roads are blocked
  • What it means to be ‘a friend to writers’
  • True stories of writer’s process, failures, and setbacks
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A Cookie to Celebrate

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Life is short—celebrate with cookies!

Follow along with photograph-filled instructions: A Cookie to Celebrate is an instant cookie-baking classic, packed with 50 recipes, each gorgeously photographed and meticulously tested, along with dozens of decorating and packaging ideas. These inventive and inspired cookies will be perfect for sharing with your friends on Instagram—or for sharing with them in person!

Desserts made to impress at your next party: What sets A Cookie to Celebrate apart is the detailed instructions for gorgeous special occasion cookies, from birthdays to anniversaries to graduations. These cookies are edible ornaments, perfect for the holidays, resulting in a cook book like no other. Because the recipes are easy to scale up or down, they’re great for cookie exchanges, gift-giving, and just enjoying throughout the season.

Bake professional-tasting cookies right at home: Jana Douglass is the founder of Jana Lee's Bake Shop, a luxury bake shop specializing in decorated cut-out sugar cookies for special events and celebrations. In A Cookie to Celebrate, she shares her baking expertise along with dozens of recipes for these delicious desserts. From a veteran baker and recipe developer, each cookie in this collection is guaranteed to be a stand-out, and destined to become your new classic.

Reimagined recipes and exciting new treats: A Cookie to Celebrate is filled with reimagined favorites like Sugar Cookies and Sandwich Cookies—confections decorated for every season and reason. Or try something new with lemon-flavored icing for spring, ice cream cone cookies in summer, a Halloween Jack-O-Lantern cookie in the fall, or hot coco cookies in winter.

A Cookie to Celebrate is full of cookie baking tips, recipes, and presentation ides. With Jana’s cook book, you will discover:

  • How to expertly roll, cut, and bake your cookie dough
  • Helpful tools for coloring and piping icing
  • Creative ways to spice up classic desserts—or try something new!
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