Author: Lori Deschene
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Now in Paperback Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? What does it take to be happy? The answers to these and other life questions are gathered in Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions, a little book with a big heart. Tiny Buddha began as a quote-a-day tweet by Lori Deschene and has grown into one of the most popular inspirational sites on the web. Because she believes we all have something to teach and something to learn, Lori runs Tiny Buddha as a community blog, featuring stories and insights from readers all over the globe. Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions is a book of crowdsourced wisdom on the topics that influence how we live our everyday lives: pain, change, fate, happiness, possibilities, and more. Deschene explores how these issues have played out in her own life and provides tips and exercises for reflection and taking action. The result is a guide that helps readers live mindfully, in the present and connected to others."Lori has shifted the energy of the Internet with her loving daily posts and now she is sharing more with the world through her incredible book!" - Gabrielle Bernstein, author of The Universe Has Your Back "How can we find happiness and peace--right now, right here? In her engaging, thought-provoking book Tiny Buddha, Lori Deschene explores this enormous question to help readers grapple with challenges like money, love, pain, control, and meaning, in order to find greater happiness." - Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
Many of us know intellectually that we need to be good to ourselves if we want to be happy. But it feels so hard. We are simultaneously the harsh judge and the lost, scared child who wants to stop feeling judged. It becomes a vicious cycle. It only stops when we step outside ourselves and observe how we get ourselves stuck. Tiny Buddha’s Guide to Loving Yourself from TinyBuddha.com creator Lori Deschene shares 40 unique perspectives and insights on topics related to loving yourself, including: realizing you’re not broken, accepting your flaws, releasing the need for approval, forgiving yourself, letting go of comparisons, and learning to be authentic. Featuring stories selected from hundreds of TinyBuddha.com contributors, the book provides an honest look at what it means to overcome critical, selfjudging thoughts to create a peaceful, empowered life. This book combines all of the elements that made Deschene’s first book, Tiny Buddha, compelling—authentic stories (four in each chapter); insightful observations about our shared struggles and how to overcome them; and action-oriented suggestions, based on the wisdom in the stories.
A beautifully designed, inviting interactive journal to help you destress, reduce anxiety, and find peace from the founder of the popular online community Tiny Buddha, and author of Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges and Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal. Filled with prompts, quotes, questions for reflection, and coloring and doodle pages, Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal can help you feel calmer and cultivate a more mindful, peaceful spirit every day. In addition to prompts, the journal features three recurring sections: "Let It Go"—identify what is currently creating anxiety in your life and suggestions for working through it; "Plan Ahead"—help to navigate particular situations and devise a plan to approach them in productive ways; "Color and Draw Yourself Calm"—fifteen coloring pages and fifteen doodle pages carefully designed to inspire you to use your own creativity to soothe worries and focus on the moment. Don’t let anxiety control you. Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal lets you carve a little time for yourself every day, and gives you tools to help you improve your mood, focus on the present moment, and kindle your unique creativity.
From the founder of the popular online community Tiny Buddha.com comes a daily inspirational guide of simple and creative challenges to help you actively spread love to those around you. Tiny Buddha’s 365 Days of Tiny Love Challenges is a simple guide to help readers pursue happy, connected lives and bring greater love into the world. Each week begins with an inspirational message written by members of the TinyBuddha.com online community, followed by seven days of short challenges that focus on self-love, giving and receiving love in relationships and friendships, and spreading love in the world, such as: Write a list of three things you appreciate about yourself and place it somewhere in your home where you’ll frequently see it throughout the day Compliment someone who serves you in some way (for example, a waiter, barista, or bus driver) on how well they do their job Keep an eye out for someone who looks sad—a friend, coworker, or even stranger—and say something that might make them laugh or smile. By using the book each day throughout the year, readers will learn to develop closer bonds in relationships, let go of anger and bitterness, better understand themselves and their loved ones, and turn strangers into friends.
From the author of Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges and founder of the popular online community Tiny Buddha comes a flexibound interactive journal to help readers creatively foster gratitude in their daily lives. Even in the hardest of times, we have things to be grateful for. Lori Deschene, founder of TinyBuddha.com, helps us recognize these small blessings with this journal dedicated to thankfulness. Each page of Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal includes a question or prompt to help readers reflect on everything that's worth appreciating in their lives. Sprinkled throughout this soulful journal are fifteen coloring pages depicting ordinary, often overlooked objects that enhance our lives, with space for written reflection on the page. With Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal, readers will be able to recognize small blessings, focus on the positive, and foster optimism to help them be their best, happiest selves every day.
Enjoy Every Sandwich
Author: Lee Lipsenthal
This book is a culmination of what I’ve learned. I hope it will open the door for you to embrace your humanity, accept uncertainty, and live a life of gratitude. —from Enjoy Every Sandwich As medical director of the famed Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Lee Lipsenthal helped thousands of patients struggling with disease to overcome their fears of pain and death and to embrace a more joyful way of living. In his own life, happily married and the proud father of two remarkable children, Lee was similarly committed to living his life fully and gratefully each day. The power of those beliefs was tested in July 2009, when Lee was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. As Lee and his wife, Kathy, navigated his diagnosis, illness, and treatment, he discovered that he did not fear death, and that even as he was facing his own mortality, he felt more fully alive than ever before. In the bestselling tradition of Tuesdays with Morrie, told with humor and heart, and deeply inspiring, Enjoy Every Sandwich distills everything Lee learned about how we find meaning, purpose, and peace in our lives. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Suji Meswani, Patricia Carlin
Publisher: Conari Press
What do JLo, Gwen Stefani, and Nicole Kidman have in common? They are glam girls who show that you can overcome divorce, serial engagements, and even box office duds if you look and feel fabulous glam-girl style! A Glam Girl's manifesto filled with essential details for divas everywhere! From the book: * Glam Girl Mission: To make the world even more beautiful starting with yourself. * Weapons of Choice: Lipstick, designer handbag, and Glam Girl compact! Glam Girl is the essential guide to the good life filled with timeless tidbits, high stylin' tips, and many trade secrets you won't find anywhere else. Written in LazySusan's trademark sassy style, Glam Girl has wit as sharp as a stiletto heel.
This book will empower you to discover your authentic self and achieve a happiness that's practical, actionable, and sustainable. This book is for you if: You are serious about discovering your authentic self, regardless of what you might find You are tired of fluffy self-help books big on ideas and theories and short on practical examples and exercises You really want to be happy and are ready to work for it You are willing and ready to step outside your comfort zone and experience something amazing You are more likely to believe someone that's experienced the same pain as you There are a lot of books on happiness. But what does it truly mean to be happy? Many suggest we simply need to manifest things in our lives like love, gratitude, and purpose and that living "in the moment" is the key to happiness. But how exactly do we do that? Come on, throw us a freaking bone! This book IS the bone. With professional, friendly, and engaging style, Jared shares through heart-wrenching testimony, massive action, and years of study and observation, how to discover your authentic self and build a foundational acceptance of who you are and how to be happy from the inside out. Happiness for the Practical Mind provides a road map to a happiness that transcends all beliefs and backgrounds. This book reveals—regardless of your past or current circumstances—that's it's your birthright to be happy and how to achieve it. In a powerful yet caring way, Happiness for the Practical Mind shows you exactly what the problem is. You! Yet as the book reveals, this is the most empowering lesson of all; for you now have access to the solution. Jared's writing style is clear and concise yet retains a personalized flair, making the content extremely accessible. A must read for anyone serious about finding inner-peace, emotional connectedness, self-acceptance, and happiness.
Author: Kristi Ling
In Operation Happiness, happiness strategist and life coach Kristi Ling teaches you how to create immediate, positive shifts in your life by proving that happiness is a skill that can be cultivated, learned, and mastered--much like playing an instrument. After experiencing multiple devastating events, Ling spent years studying the science of happiness and focused on identifying and testing specific emotional support tools. During this process, she discovered something that goes against everything we've been lead to believe about happiness: it isn't just something you feel; it's something you do. Based on this discovery, Ling narrowed down the road to happiness to three powerful steps: Change Your View, Change Your Mornings, and create new habits, the foundational principles for Operation Happiness. Part memoir and part how-to, Operation Happiness combines compelling personal stories, inspiring perspective shifts, and big ah-ha moments with specific how-to's and clear actionable steps to help you create a solid foundation for sustainable happiness that will propel you into a new, light-filled way of living.
Who Are You Meant to Be?
Author: Anne Dranitsaris, Heather Dranitsaris-Hilliard
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Find Out Who You Really Are Who Are You Meant to Be? is an energetic, step-by-step program that helps you move from surviving to thriving. Integrating recent breakthroughs in brain science with a fresh take on how your personality affects your behavior, this book provides a clear roadmap, based on your brain, to break patterns of behavior that get in your way. This Book: •Provides insight into how you can use the abilities you were born with to achieve what you were born for. •Discusses eight personality Styles through highly entertaining and transformative stories. •Allows you to identify which Style is truest to you, and how it influences your behavior Too many of us live on autopilot, just trying to make it through the day. Who Are You Meant to Be? offers a way to put us in the driver's seat of our lives, providing a brand-new approach to living authentically and achieving our potential. It's a must have for anyone wanting to understand themselves and others in order to live a more satisfying, fulfilling life.
Author: Allan Lokos
"As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations." - Rachel Lee Harris, New York Times To survive the roller-coaster ride of life, with its ever-changing shifts from pleasure to pain, gain to loss, and praise to blame, requires a substantial depth of patience. In this life-changing book, Allan Lokos sheds new light on this much-sought-after state of mind, and provides a road map for cultivating greater patience in one's life. According to Lokos, to develop a depth of patience we must first acknowledge the unhappiness caused by our impatience and anger in its many manifestations-from mild annoyance to rage. In this revelatory book, Lokos draws on his many years as a Buddhist practitioner and spiritual teacher, as well as interviews with a wide range of individuals who have had their patience tested-often dramatically so-and lays out a compelling path to the heart of patience."
Waking Up in Winter
Author: Cheryl Richardson
Internationally recognized coach and New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Richardson has toured the world empowering others to make lasting change. But when Richardson’s own life no longer worked as it once had, a persistent, inner voice offered unmistakable guidance: it was time to reevaluate her life to uncover what really mattered. Waking Up in Winter is the candid and revelatory account of how at midlife, Richardson found renewed contentment and purpose through a heroic, inward journey. The unfolding story, told through intimate journal entries, follows Richardson from the first, gentle nudges of change to a thoughtfully reimagined life – a soulful, spring awakening. With an experienced coach’s intuition and an artist’s eye, Richardson reexamines everything – her marriage, her work, her friendships, and her priorities – gracefully shedding parts of the self that no longer serve along the way. In the end, she not only discovers what really matters at midlife, she invites readers to join her in the inquiry process by providing thought-provoking questions designed to usher them through their own season of transformation. Offering up Richardson’s most powerful teaching tool yet – her own life – Waking Up in Winter takes readers on a brave, spiritual adventure that shows us all how to live a more authentic and meaningful life.
As an emerging leader in positive thinking, New York Times best selling author Dodinsky weaves the words of contentment and self-empowerment. In his second book, Dodinsky takes his readers on a journey to the garden of happiness. Within this garden, Dodinsky gives his readers the wisdom and support to find power within themselves to lead a happy life. Words from Dodinsky: You get angry. You get depressed. You worry. But never let these feelings consume your life. You owe it to yourself not to burden your soul with sorrows. You have to leave the past behind and STRIVE TOWARD HAPPINESS
Llewellyn is proud to present the revised and expanded edition of our best-selling self-help book, The Secret of Letting Go by Guy Finley. Featuring an attractive new cover and fresh material, this Finley classic has been updated inside and out. With more than two millions copies of all of his books in print, Guy Finley's message of self-liberation has touched people around the world. Discover 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. "There is something profoundly healing in the way Guy Finley talks to us, as if he understands what we have gone through and what we are now capable of." —Hugh Prather, author of Notes to Myself "Guy Finley is one of the most respected people in self-development because he guides the seeker's soul with common sense, humor, and ultimate spirituality." —Linda Mackenzie, general manager, Healthylife.net "Guy Finley's insights are an absolute goldmine of true wisdom . . . he is simply one of the best at describing the inner game and awakening to a higher level of self."—Karen King, co-founder, InnerHealingCompass.com
Craft a Life You Love
Author: Amy Tangerine
In Craft a Life You Love, readers will learn how to focus their creative energy and make things (and make things happen) by implementing small—yet powerful— changes in their everyday lives. In this memoir and hardworking handbook, creativity and craft maven Amy Tangerine, shows readers how to find their flow, maintain a positive mindset, and cultivate a rich and fulfilling life by focusing on what truly matters. Chapters explore how to craft the soul, craft the right mindset, craft the right environment, craft good habits, rediscover your creative mojo, and maintain momentum, with each section offering exercises for taking your creative practice to the next level. For anyone who has felt disconnected from their creativity or has had trouble saving a space for their passions, Craft a Life You Love will teach you how to make time for creativity each and every day.