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The No-Self Help Book

By Kate Gustin, JP Sears
Authors:
Kate Gustin, JP Sears
By breaking free of your own self-limiting beliefs, you'll discover the unlimited potential of who you really are. It's time to get over your self!There is an insidious, global identity theft occurring that has robbed people of their very recognition of their true selves. The culprit-indeed the mastermind of this crisis-has committed the inside job of creating and promoting the idea that we are all a separate self, which is the chief source of our daily distress and dissatisfaction.No more than a narrative of personhood pieced together from disparate neural activations, the self we believe ourselves to be in our own minds-although quite capable of being affirming, inspiring, and constructive-often spews forth a distressing flow of worry and second-guessing, blaming and shaming, regret and guilt. This book offers an antidote to this epidemic of stolen identity, isolation, and self-deprecation: no-self (a concept known in Buddhist philosophy as anatta or anatman).The No-Self Help Book turns the idea of self-improvement on its head, arguing that the key to well-being lies not in the relentless pursuit of bettering one's self but in the recognition of the self as a false identity born in the mind. Rather than identifying with a small, relative sense of self, this book encourages you to embrace a liberating alternative-an expansive awareness that is flexible and open to experiencing life as an ongoing and ever-changing process, without attachment to personal outcomes or storylines.To help you make this leap from self to no-self, the book provides forty bite-sized chapters full of clever and inspiring insights based in positive psychology and non-duality-a philosophy that asserts there is no real separation between any of us. So, if you're tired of "self-help" and you're ready to explore who you are beyond the self, let The No-Self Help Book be your guide.
  • Nurturing Young Minds

    By Ramesh Manocha
    Authors:
    Ramesh Manocha
    Being a teenager has never been easy, but the digital age has brought with it unique challenges for young people and the adults in their lives. Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age collects expert advice on how to tackle the terrors of the twenty-first century and is a companion to Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds. A comprehensive and easily accessible guide for parents, teachers, counsellors and health care professionals, this book contains important advice about managing online behaviour, computer game addiction and cyberbullying, as well as essential information on learning disorders, social skills and emotional health. This volume includes up-to-date information on:Understanding Teen Sleep and Drowsy Kids Emotions and Relationships Shape the Brain of Children Understanding the Teenage Brain Healthy Habits for a Digital Life Online Time Management Problematic Internet Use and How to Manage It Computer Game Addiction and Mental Wellbeing Sexting: Realities and Risks Cyberbullying, Cyber-harassment and Revenge Porn The 'Gamblification' of Computer Games Violent Video Games and Violent Behaviour Talking to Young People about Online Porn and Sexual Images Advice for Parents: Be a Mentor, Not a Friend E-mental Health Programs and Interventions Could it be Asperger's? Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties Friendship and Social Skills The Commercialisation of Childhood Sexualisation: Why Should we be Concerned? Porn as a Public Health Crisis How Boys are Travelling and What They Most Need Understanding and Managing Anger and AggressionUnderstanding Boys' Health Needs
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    Never Enough

    By Barney Hoskyns
    Authors:
    Barney Hoskyns
    'This book could save your life' John Crace'An unblinking account of living with - and more importantly, beyond - addiction. Brave, clear-eyed and inspiring' John Niven'A rich, uplifting memoir: Hoskyns portrays how painful inadequacy, masked by drugs, can be replaced by the messiness of ordinary life' Oliver JamesA few months after graduating with a 1st class honours degree from Oxford University, Barney Hoskyns sat in a damp Clapham basement and asked his best friend to inject him with heroin. From that moment on, for the next three years, Hoskyns is hopelessly hooked. This is the searingly honest story of what brought him to this place - and how he got himself out of it. Barney Hoskyns is one of the leading music writers of our time: his books have ranged the musical landscape from Led Zeppelin to Tom Waits, from Laurel Canyon to Woodstock. His articles have appeared in NME, Melody Maker, Rolling Stone and Vogue, and in 2000 he founded Rock's Backpages. Hoskyns beautifully describes the relationship between music and addiction, between love and infatuation. Never Enough is Hoskyns's raw, uncompromising and utterly compelling account of the highs and lows of life under the needle. Interspersed with photos and diary entries, Hosykns examines why he so willingly gave himself up to the death-grip of heroin, and what it took to finally free himself from it.
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    The Nocturnal Journal

    By Lee Crutchley
    Authors:
    Lee Crutchley
    An engaging and emotionally aware resource for night owls, insomniacs, and anyone else who finds themselves awake at all hours, The Nocturnal Journal will help you explore what keeps you up at night, and why. Prompts and illustrations tease out the pressing thoughts, deep questions, everyday anxieties, and half-formed creative ideas that need unpacking and exploring, bringing more peace of mind and a richer understanding of ourselves.

    The Nordic Guide to Living 10 Years Longer

    By Bertil Marklund
    Authors:
    Bertil Marklund
    The Danes may have their hygge and the Norwegians their back to the land culture, but the Swedes have 'lagom': an even-keeled approach to a life of balance.Dr Bertil Marklund - a doctor and researcher at the Gothenburg University with over forty years of experience - provides the most cutting-edge research to explain the ten areas we should focus on to better our chances of a long life.This compact guide provides wisdom from the Nordics, a region long known for its healthy and progressive lifestyle. It debunks myths on things we have been told are not good for us but actually can be: did you know drinking coffee will promote your health? Or that more people die of lack of Vitamin D than they do of skin cancer? By providing pragmatic and realistic advice, Dr Marklund gives you the power to make a difference in your own life today and for the future.
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    Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office

    By Lois P. Frankel
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    Lois P. Frankel
    The New York Times bestseller, which has become a must-have for women in business, is now revised and updated in celebration of its 10th anniversary.Internationally recognized executive coach Dr. Lois P. Frankel teacher women how to eliminate unconscious mistakes that could be holding them back, and gives invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into social and business skills. The results are career opportunities women never thought possible and the power and know-how to occupy the corner office! Stop making "nice girl" mistakes such as: -Mistake #13: Avoiding office politics-Mistake #21: Multi-tasking-Mistake #54: Failure to negotiate-Mistake #82: Asking permission-Mistake #100: Smiling inappropriately. These and other behaviors are why NICE GIRLS DON'T GET THE CORNER OFFICE.
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    Need to Please

    By Micki Fine
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    Micki Fine
    Do you have a hard time saying no to others, no matter how outrageous their requests? If so, you might be a chronic people-pleaser. Unfortunately, because we live in a society that praises putting the needs of others before ourselves, it can be difficult to break this bad habit. And while thinking of others is always commendable, there is a fine line between sacrifice and senseless approval seeking.In The Need to Please, a leading mindfulness expert and psychotherapist provides compassionate, mindfulness-based techniques that will help chronic people-pleasers like you address and overcome your fears of failure, inappropriate self-sacrificing, loss of personal identity, and voracious need of approval. In addition, you will learn to put an end to the codependent behaviors that lie at the heart of being a people-pleaser. Change is hard-especially when it means going against years of social conditioning. But if you're ready to "Just Say No," to others' demands and start saying, "Yes" to your own needs, this book can help. You can find out more about these mindfulness techniques at livingmindfully.org.

    The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women

    By Dawn Dais
    Authors:
    Dawn Dais
    Dawn Dais hated running. And it didn't like her much, either. Her fitness routine consisted of avoiding the stairs in her own house, because who really has the energy to climb stairs? It was with this exercise philosophy firmly in place that she set off to complete a marathon. The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women is a fun training manual for women who don't believe that running is their biological destiny but who dream of crossing the finish line nonetheless. Revised in 2013, it now includes a new chapter on using technology as a training aid. Dais's book features a realistic training schedule and is chock-full of how-to's, quizzes, and funny observations, which she felt were lacking in the guides she had consulted. She also integrates entries from her journal, sharing everything would-be marathoners need to know about the gear, the blisters, the early morning workouts, the late-night carb binges, and,most important of all,the amazing rewards. Anyone can do a marathon. This book just makes the experience a little more bearable and a lot more fun.

    The NLP Coach 3

    By Ian McDermott, Wendy Jago, Gordon Griffin
    Authors:
    Ian McDermott, Wendy Jago
    Read by:
    Gordon Griffin
    This is volume three of a step-by-step programme. This user-friendly guide to self-coaching using the powerful techniques of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) will enable to you take control of your life. All the essential NLP coaching tools are clearly explained at the beginning, with examples and case histories. The audiobook then explains how to apply these techniques to coach yourself to success in six key aspects of your life:Enhance your self-esteem Build good relationships and improve your communication skillsMaximise your brain power, accelerate your learning and improve your memoryGenerate health, wealth and happinessManage yourself and others better and make your work more rewardingBecome more spiritually alive
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    The NLP Coach 2

    By Wendy Jago, Ian McDermott, Gordon Griffin
    Authors:
    Wendy Jago, Ian McDermott
    Read by:
    Gordon Griffin
    This is volume two of a step-by-step programme to help you manage success and failure at work and at home. This user-friendly guide begins by clearly explaining the basic self-coaching techniques of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) before showing you how to apply these techniques to help you achieve success.
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    The NLP Coach 1

    By Wendy Jago, Ian McDermott, Gordon Griffin
    Authors:
    Wendy Jago, Ian McDermott
    Read by:
    Gordon Griffin
    This is volume one of a step-by-step programme to help you achieve success at work and at home. This user-friendly introductory guide to self-coaching will show you how to use the powerful techniques of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). All the essential NLP coaching tools are clearly explained, and will provide you with the basic tools to change your life.
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    The New Latina's Bible

    By Sandra Guzmán
    Authors:
    Sandra Guzmán
    For nearly a decade, The Latina's Bible has been the go-to guide for Latinas everywhere. In this updated and expanded edition, author Sandra Guzmán continues to use her trademark warmth, humour, and wisdom to explore a wide range of topics, from dating and sexuality to family and career. The New Latina's Bible charts new territory, adding chapters that cover important issues such as sexual abuse, domestic and dating violence, interracial love, and gender identity. Guzmán once again provides a hip, empowering, highly readable guide for women who are facing the trials and joys of living and loving as twenty-first century Latinas.

    The NLP Brain Builder

    By Wendy Jago
    Authors:
    Wendy Jago
    Adaptation is imperative if you want to succeed in the 21st century. THE NLP BRAIN BUILDER increases your chances of adapting to a world of change, challenge and opportunity so that you not only survive but actually thrive. We all get stuck in our ways of thinking and we need to change our way of thinking in order to become more flexible, better able to make decisions quickly, reach solutions, spot and grasp new opportunities, assess short-term and long-term outcomes, turn crises around, prioritise, etc. THE NLP BRAIN BUILDER teaches you simple and effective NLP (neuro linguistic programming) techniques that will enable you to change your way of thinking. Wendy Jago, a business coach and NLP Master Practitioner, reveals the powerful techniques that she has used to help her high-flying clients in both public and private sectors to become more successful. Whatever your starting point, she shows you how to build mental agility just as you build physical fitness - and, with its help, manage and enjoy your professional and personal life much more.

    Network Your Way To Success

    By John Timperley
    Authors:
    John Timperley
    Do you know enough people who could refer work to you? Are you great at following up contacts from events you attend? Do you know the secrets of making a real impact on those you meet?Effective networking is vital to the success of organisations - and the individuals who work in them. Most people are poor networkers, but it's easy to improve your skills. By following John Timperley's simple networking strategies, and the techniques of the world's top connecters, you will quickly learn how to build your own network of useful contacts.Discover how to polish your communication skills, create a lasting impression, quickly build your network, use your contacts database effectively, enjoy your new friends and contacts - and maximise your chances of success.
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    Notes on the Need for Beauty

    By J. Ruth Gendler
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    J. Ruth Gendler
    The introduction of this book reads, "Beauty, like every other quality , courage, fear, ugliness, trust, truth, wisdom , is a part of us and apart from us, inside us and outside us, personal and impersonal. Beauty invites us to build bridges and make connections between the senses and the soul, between contemplation and expression, between ourselves and the world." In this wide-ranging and deeply felt book, artist and writer J. Ruth Gendler invites us to reclaim and celebrate the often misunderstood quality of beauty as one of the most profound and essential forces in our lives. Drawing upon observations from art and mythology, science and nature, contemporary culture and personal experience, the author looks at her subject in its most generous implications , not simply as a reflection of surface and image, but as a pathway to wholeness, integrity, coherence, and ultimately, to love. Written with curiosity, courage, a discerning eye and a lyrical sensibility, and illustrated with evocative line drawings by the author, Notes on the Need for Beauty displays the strong personal voice that has made her previous book, The Book of Qualities so beloved. It is a work to savour and to share.

    The New Landlord's Guide Letting 4th Edition

    By Moira Stewart
    Authors:
    Moira Stewart
    Investing in property remains one of the safest and most profitable financial decisions you can make. The rental market is stable and demand for rental properties continues to grow. If you are looking either to increase your short-term income or to develop a long-term investment plan, then letting property could be a wise option. But being an unprepared landlord is not advisable. This straightforward guide will help you to become familiar with the property letting process and to be a successful landlord.Contents: 1. Getting started; 2. Buying a property to let; 3. Organising the lease; 4. Using a letting agent; 5. Preparing a property; 6. Organising ahead; 7. Finding a tenant; 8. Handing over the keys; 9. Maintaining the tenancy; 10. Ending the tenancy; 11. Dealing with taxation; Glossary; Further Reading; Useful addresses; Useful web sites; Index.

    Not Your Mother's Life

    By Joan K. Peters
    Authors:
    Joan K. Peters
    The next generation of women want a career and a life, but they don't know how to get both. Having watched the boomer generation, they know they don't want their options: sacrificing family life for high-powered careers or consigning themselves to the "mommy track." Not Your Mother's Life shows how today's young women are uniquely poised to reach out and take- or create- the work/life balance that proved so elusive for the boomers. The key, Peters argues, is for women to use their newfound economic power to choose their lives instead of letting their lives choose them. Full of real-life examples of women who are doing it their own way, Not Your Mother's Life offers this new generation a vision of how to remake the work world according to their own needs- ultimately benefiting women and men.

    The NLP Coach

    By Ian McDermott, Wendy Jago
    Authors:
    Ian McDermott, Wendy Jago
    This is a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly guide to self-coaching using the powerful techniques of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). The book provides a step-by-step programme to help you achieve success at work and at home. All the essential NLP coaching tools are clearly explained at the beginning of the book, with examples and case histories. The next six sections of the book show you how to coach yourself to success in six key aspects of your life.Enhance your self-esteem Build good relationships and improve your communication skillsMaximise your brain power, accelerate your learning and improve your memoryGenerate health, wealth and happinessManage yourself and others better and make your work more rewardingReach your full potential and become spiritually alive
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    The Nature of Unhappiness

    By David Smail
    Authors:
    David Smail
    David Smail's books work to a central theme - that psychological distress arises not from 'illness' or personal failure but as a response to damaging influences from the outside world. He believes that such distress can be alleviated by care and understanding from our fellows. He also examines how the dominant values of society and politics can have devastating effects on the individual, and consequently that counsellors and therapists can have limited success in treating such problems - that in fact it is the circumstances and not the individual, that need to be altered.

    Nurturing Yourself And Others

    By Lee Schnebly
    Authors:
    Lee Schnebly
    Reading Lee Schnebly is like visiting an old friend, one who reaches our with warmth, understanding, and a good dose of humour. Through personal anecdotes, practical exercises, and down-to-earth advice, she shows you that feelings don't have to run your life and everyday problems are anything but insurmountable. Here is how to have a better releationship with yourself and others by: understanding self-esteem and how it motivates you examining your feelings and taking control encouraging yourself and others knowing the difference between encouragement and praise learning to let go and living in the moment.