The Power is Within You! Keys to A Good Life: Wisdom to Unlock Your Power Within is a collaboration of insights from people who have experienced transformation either through an outside circumstance or by an inward call for change. Contributors share stories, ideas, and lessons in order to guide you through your personal life journey. This handbook of wisdom reminds you that you have the power within to create the life of your dreams. Addressing everyday issues, 31 experts help you: embrace change, manage emotions, create abundance, find your purpose, improve relationships, live a healthy life, reduce stress and anxiety, achieve work/life balance, plus much more!
Born without a right hand, Jim Abbott dreamed of someday being a great athlete. By21, he’d won the gold medal game at the 1988 Olympics and—without spending a day in the minor leagues—cracked the starting rotation of the California Angels. In 1991, he would finish third in the voting for the Cy Young Award. Two years later, he would don Yankee pinstripes and pitch one of the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league history. Jim Abbott reveals the challenges he faced in becoming an elite pitcher, the insecurities he dealt with in a life spent as the different one, and the intense emotion generated by his encounters with disabled children from around the country.
In The Success Principles, the cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series helps you get from where you are to where you want to be, teaching you how to increase your confidence, tackle daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize all your ambitions. Filled with proven principles and strategies that can be adapted for your own life, whether you want to be the best salesperson in your company, become a leading architect, score top grades in school, lose weight, buy your dream home, make millions, or just get back in the job market.
This book is about breaking through the barriers that keep us from experiencing our true nature as light. It presents inspiring science and philosophy in a way that is completely accessible to anyone, to reveal and explore the universal laws and principles that underlie our very existence. The Breakthrough Experience is an extremely real and practical manual for understanding why we live the way we do, and how to transform our lives into our highest vision.
You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor, Dr. Joe Dispenza, combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible. Not only will you be given the necessary knowledge to change any aspect of yourself, but you will be taught the step-by-step tools to apply what you learn in order to make measurable changes in any area of your life.
Corraine Graham braves a dysfunctional foster care system to adopt Mark, a three-year-old boy with an abusive and neglectful past. As Mark grows from a disabled child, bullied by his peers, to an emotionally disturbed and defiant adolescent, and finally into a young man in trouble with the law, Corraine learns that even the best intentions are not enough. Based on true events, Maze Crawler is a riveting and emotional journey through the shadowy bureaucratic underground of the American foster care, educational, mental health and criminal justice systems. It reveals the secrets of a system designed to fail those who need help the most.
What she initially considered the worst thing that could happen to her changed the author in ways she never dreamed of. She wanted to better understand that phenomenon. Are we victims of circumstance or beneficiaries of it? She has discovered we are all consciousness expressing itself in human form, and while individual forms differ, their essence never does – so there are no victims. People with special needs free us to see the beauty in life no matter how it manifests itself. We can all take a giant step in consciousness by choosing to see others in this way.
The Bravest You presents an easy and effective way to master our biggest fears. Offering inspiring and helpful advice, Smith guides you through each of stage of the process—Complacency, Inspiration, Fear, Passion, Bravery — showing how to identify goals and passions and apply the process to any circumstance. These techniques will empower you to conquer your doubts once and for all and become your bravest self. Covering the 10 most common fears successful people face, Smith arms you with the necessary tools to tackle any fear-inducing situation head-on and lead the braver, happier, and more successful life you’ve always imagined.
In The Secret of Letting Go Guy Finley teaches how to extinguish self-defeating thoughts and habits that undermine true happiness. Exploring relationships, depression, and stress, his inspiring words can help you let go of debilitating anxiety, unnecessary anger, paralyzing guilt, and painful heartache. True stories, revealing dialogues, and thought-provoking questions will guide you toward the endless source of inner strength and emotional freedom that resides within us all.
In The Big Leap, Gay Hendricks, the New York Times bestselling author of Five Wishes, demonstrates how to eliminate the barriers to success by overcoming false fears and beliefs. Fans of Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, and The Secret will find useful, effective tips for breaking down the walls to a better life in The Big Leap.
Although we’ve been conditioned to think “middle aged” is practically a four-letter word, the realities of women in midlife today are far different than what our mothers experienced. Women in their 40s, 50s, and even 60s are living younger, vibrant lives. Contradicting long-ingrained beliefs, Dr. Robi Ludwig shows that midlife is not the beginning of our decline — it is actually a time to pursue our dreams. Your Best Age Is Now provides the guidance you need to reject the status quo, become more “you” than ever before, and find the kind of happiness you never thought possible.
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
In Choose to Matter, Julie Foudy, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and former captain of the US National team, takes you on a journey to discover your authentic self. This book is a roadmap to unleash that courageous YOU and have you singing your dreams out loud. Along with sharing stories from her playing days and personal experiences, Julie taps into the wisdom of other incredible female leaders including “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts, soccer stars Mia Hamm and Alex Morgan, and Facebook superwoman and Lean In founder Sheryl Sandberg.
When confronted with an abused child, our first impulse is to drop everything and provide comfort, get him or her out of danger, and find out what the hell is going on at home. It’s obvious that the child is helpless, in trouble, and needs protection. Parents or not, we instinctively know what to do: We take care of the child. But what if the child is you? Carefrontation lays out a powerful way to repair the damage of childhood abuse and its lasting effects, by teaching you what your parents couldn’t: an invaluable set of skills and practices that will give you the resources to live as a healthy, happy adult.
Would you like to experience amazing clarity, peace, and freedom, even in the midst of challenging circumstances?
Michael Neill shares an understanding of how life works that turns traditional psychology on its head. This revolutionary approach is built around three simple principles that explain where our feelings come from and how our experience of life can transform for the better in a matter of moments. Understanding these principles allows you to tap into the deeper intelligence behind life, access your natural wisdom and guidance, and unleash your limitless creative power.
Do you want to cultivate the building blocks of self-care? Would you like to confront the common roadblocks that we all face? Do you desire more peace and joy in your every day life? Agapi Stassinopoulos explains how to explore conflict areas such as relationships, money, self-esteem, and anxiety so you can learn to trust your creativity, keep your heart open, and connect to the bigger spirit that lives inside you. Agapi is a best-selling author and speaker who currently conducts workshops for Thrive Global, a company founded by her sister, Arianna Huffington, to help change the way we work and live.
“Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult lessons,” says #1 New York Times best-selling author, Iyanla Vanzant. “That’s because trust is not a verb; it’s a noun. Trust is a state of mind and being. If you are serious about learning to trust, you need TNT—Tenacity, Nerve, and Time. Iyanla demonstrates why the four essential trusts—Trust in Self, Trust in God, Trust in Others, and Trust in Life—are like oxygen: without them, none of us can survive. Iyanla reveals why some of life’s most shocking trust violations offer us the most profound opportunities for personal growth and healing.
Born without arms or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling, and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, Nick eagerly spreads his central message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way. Nick tells the story of his physical disabilities and the emotional battle he endured while learning to deal with them.