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A Beautiful Mind PDF Book By Sylvia Nasar

A Beautiful Mind

  • Author: Sylvia Nasar
  • ISBN Code: : 1439126496
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 464 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 290 Readers
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**Also an Academy Award–winning film starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly—directed by Ron Howard** The powerful, dramatic biography of math genius John Nash, who overcame serious mental illness and schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize. “How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending you messages?” the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star looks and Olympian manner. “Because the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same way my mathematical ideas did,” came the answer. “So I took them seriously.” Thus begins the true story of John Nash, the mathematical genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness, and who—thanks to the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community—emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize for triggering the game theory revolution. The inspiration for an Academy Award–winning movie, Sylvia Nasar’s now-classic biography is a drama about the mystery of the human mind, triumph over adversity, and the healing power of love.

How To Have A Beautiful Mind PDF Book By Edward de Bono

How To Have A Beautiful Mind

  • Author: Edward de Bono
  • ISBN Code: : 1407029126
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 256 Readers
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People spend a fortune on their bodies, their faces, their hair, their clothes. Cosmetics, plastic surgery, diets, gym membership - everyone's trying to be more attractive. But there's an easier way to become a beautiful person. It doesn't have to be physical. No matter how you look, if you have a mind that's fascinating, creative, exciting - if you're a good thinker - you can be beautiful. And being attractive doesn't necessarily come from being intelligent or highly-educated. It isn't about having a great personality. It's about using your imagination and expanding your creativity. And it's when talking with people that we make the greatest impact. A person may be physically beautiful, but when speaking to others a dull or ugly or uncreative mind will definitely turn them off. In clear, practical language, de Bono shows how by applying lateral and parallel thinking skills to your conversation you can improve your mind. By learning how to listen, make a point, and manoeuvre a discussion, you can become creative and more appealing - more beautiful.

The Essential John Nash PDF Book By John Nash

The Essential John Nash

  • Author: John Nash
  • ISBN Code: : 140088408X
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Reviews : 892 Readers
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When John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics in 1994, many people were surprised to learn that he was alive and well. Since then, Sylvia Nasar's celebrated biography A Beautiful Mind, the basis of a new major motion picture, has revealed the man. The Essential John Nash reveals his work--in his own words. This book presents, for the first time, the full range of Nash's diverse contributions not only to game theory, for which he received the Nobel, but to pure mathematics--from Riemannian geometry and partial differential equations--in which he commands even greater acclaim among academics. Included are nine of Nash's most influential papers, most of them written over the decade beginning in 1949. From 1959 until his astonishing remission three decades later, the man behind the concepts "Nash equilibrium" and "Nash bargaining"--concepts that today pervade not only economics but nuclear strategy and contract talks in major league sports--had lived in the shadow of a condition diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenia. In the introduction to this book, Nasar recounts how Nash had, by the age of thirty, gone from being a wunderkind at Princeton and a rising mathematical star at MIT to the depths of mental illness. In his preface, Harold Kuhn offers personal insights on his longtime friend and colleague; and in introductions to several of Nash's papers, he provides scholarly context. In an afterword, Nash describes his current work, and he discusses an error in one of his papers. A photo essay chronicles Nash's career from his student days in Princeton to the present. Also included are Nash's Nobel citation and autobiography. The Essential John Nash makes it plain why one of Nash's colleagues termed his style of intellectual inquiry as "like lightning striking." All those inspired by Nash's dazzling ideas will welcome this unprecedented opportunity to trace these ideas back to the exceptional mind they came from.

Schizophrenia PDF Book By Francine R. Goldberg, PhD

Schizophrenia

  • Author: Francine R. Goldberg, PhD
  • ISBN Code: : 1934107123
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Page : 50 pages
  • Genre : Health & Fitness
  • Reviews : 155 Readers
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This e-book is designed to be used as a companion to the Universal Studios film, A BEAUTIFUL MIND. It presents a unique and entertaining learning opportunity for both mental health professionals and those who are not trained in mental health. It brings the diagnosis of schizophrenia to life with its scene-by-scene information about the movie. For mental health professionals it serves as an entertaining up-to-date refresher course with a chance to earn continuing education credits. For non-mental health professionals it allows the movie to be an entertaining vehicle that educates readers to recognize and understand schizophrenia; know the potential risks to individuals, their families, friends, co-workers and fellow students, if the illness is untreated; and to know about options for a safe and productive life for individuals with the illness. The e-book discusses diagnostic symptoms; acute and long term pharmacological treatment; rehabilitation; and disability management for the social, vocational and educational impairments from the illness to individuals with schizophrenia.

The Boys PDF Book By Ron Howard,Clint Howard

The Boys

  • Author: Ron Howard,Clint Howard
  • ISBN Code: : 0063065266
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 416 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 918 Readers
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “This extraordinary book is not only a chronicle of Ron’s and Clint’s early careers and their wild adventures, but also a primer on so many topics—how an actor prepares, how to survive as a kid working in Hollywood, and how to be the best parents in the world! The Boys will surprise every reader with its humanity.” — Tom Hanks "I have read dozens of Hollywood memoirs. But The Boys stands alone. A delightful, warm and fascinating story of a good life in show business.” — Malcolm Gladwell Happy Days, The Andy Griffith Show, Gentle Ben—these shows captivated millions of TV viewers in the ’60s and ’70s. Join award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard and audience-favorite actor Clint Howard as they frankly and fondly share their unusual family story of navigating and surviving life as sibling child actors. “What was it like to grow up on TV?” Ron Howard has been asked this question throughout his adult life. in The Boys, he and his younger brother, Clint, examine their childhoods in detail for the first time. For Ron, playing Opie on The Andy Griffith Show and Richie Cunningham on Happy Days offered fame, joy, and opportunity—but also invited stress and bullying. For Clint, a fast start on such programs as Gentle Ben and Star Trek petered out in adolescence, with some tough consequences and lessons. With the perspective of time and success—Ron as a filmmaker, producer, and Hollywood A-lister, Clint as a busy character actor—the Howard brothers delve deep into an upbringing that seemed normal to them yet was anything but. Their Midwestern parents, Rance and Jean, moved to California to pursue their own showbiz dreams. But it was their young sons who found steady employment as actors. Rance put aside his ego and ambition to become Ron and Clint’s teacher, sage, and moral compass. Jean became their loving protector—sometimes over-protector—from the snares and traps of Hollywood. By turns confessional, nostalgic, heartwarming, and harrowing, THE BOYS is a dual narrative that lifts the lid on the Howard brothers’ closely held lives. It’s the journey of a tight four-person family unit that held fast in an unforgiving business and of two brothers who survived “child-actor syndrome” to become fulfilled adults.

Grand Pursuit PDF Book By Sylvia Nasar

Grand Pursuit

  • Author: Sylvia Nasar
  • ISBN Code: : 1439198616
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 576 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 642 Readers
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In a sweeping narrative, the author of the megabestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. It’s the epic story of the making of modern economics, and of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands rather than in Fate. Nasar’s account begins with Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew observing and publishing the condition of the poor majority in mid-nineteenth-century London, the richest and most glittering place in the world. This was a new pursuit. She describes the often heroic efforts of Marx, Engels, Alfred Marshall, Beatrice and Sydney Webb, and the American Irving Fisher to put those insights into action—with revolutionary consequences for the world. From the great John Maynard Keynes to Schumpeter, Hayek, Keynes’s disciple Joan Robinson, the influential American economists Paul Samuelson and Milton Freedman, and India’s Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, she shows how the insights of these activist thinkers transformed the world—from one city, London, to the developed nations in Europe and America, and now to the entire planet. In Nasar’s dramatic narrative of these discoverers we witness men and women responding to personal crises, world wars, revolutions, economic upheavals, and each other’s ideas to turn back Malthus and transform the dismal science into a triumph over mankind’s hitherto age-old destiny of misery and early death. This idea, unimaginable less than 200 years ago, is a story of trial and error, but ultimately transcendent, as it is rendered here in a stunning and moving narrative.

The Picture of Health PDF Book By Henri Colt,Silvia Quadrelli,Friedman Lester

The Picture of Health

  • Author: Henri Colt,Silvia Quadrelli,Friedman Lester
  • ISBN Code: : 9780199876006
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Page : 656 pages
  • Genre : Medical
  • Reviews : 730 Readers
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Film and literature have long been mined for interesting examples and case studies in order to teach biomedical ethics to students. This volume presents a collection of about 80 very brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, all of whom have experience using film in their teaching of medical ethics. Each essay focuses on a single scene and the ethical issues it raises, and the volume editors have provided strict guidelines for what each essay must do, while also allowing for some creative freedom. While some of the films are obvious candidates with medical themes -- "Million Dollar Baby", "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" -- some are novel choices, such as "Pan's Labyrinth" or "As Good as it Gets". The book will contain several general introductory chapters to major sections, and a complete filmography and cross-index at the end of the book where readers can look up individual films or ethical issues.

How Everyone Became Depressed PDF Book By Edward Shorter

How Everyone Became Depressed

  • Author: Edward Shorter
  • ISBN Code: : 0199948097
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Page : 296 pages
  • Genre : Medical
  • Reviews : 940 Readers
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About one American in five receives a diagnosis of major depression over the course of a lifetime. That's despite the fact that many such patients have no mood disorder; they're not sad, but suffer from anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, or a tendency to obsess about the whole business. "There is a term for what they have," writes Edward Shorter, "and it's a good old-fashioned term that has gone out of use. They have nerves." In How Everyone Became Depressed, Edward Shorter, a distinguished professor of psychiatry and the history of medicine argues for a return to the old fashioned concept of nervous illness. These are, he writes, diseases of the entire body, not the mind, and as was recognized as early as the 1600s. Shorter traces the evolution of the concept of "nerves" and the "nervous breakdown" in western medical thought. He points to a great paradigm shift in the first third of the twentieth century, driven especially by Freud, that transferred behavioral disorders from neurology to psychiatry, spotlighting the mind, not the body. The catch-all term "depression" now applies to virtually everything, "a jumble of non-disease entities, created by political infighting within psychiatry, by competitive struggles in the pharmaceutical industry, and by the whimsy of the regulators." Depression is a real and very serious illness, he argues; it should not be diagnosed so promiscuously, and certainly not without regard to the rest of the body. Meloncholia, he writes, "the quintessence of the nervous breakdown, reaches deep into the endocrine system, which governs the thyroid and adrenal glands among other organs." In a learned yet provocative challenge to psychiatry, Shorter argues that the continuing misuse of "depression" represents nothing less than "the failure of the scientific imagination."

The beautiful minds PDF Book By Tohid Korbu

The beautiful minds

  • Author: Tohid Korbu
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : BOOKSQUIRREL
  • Page : 207 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 612 Readers
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"The Beautiful Minds" is an Anthology Book that consists of Poems, quotes, short stories written by 100 Amazing writers across different regions. These Beautiful writers have expressed their thoughts and emotions in a beautiful way. Reading this book will give you Peace to your mind and Joy to your Heart.

A Beautiful Mind Wasted PDF Book By Britton Skyler

A Beautiful Mind Wasted

  • Author: Britton Skyler
  • ISBN Code: : 9781469746562
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Page : 68 pages
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reviews : 144 Readers
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A Beautiful Mind Wasted is a compelling poetic narrative that explores the last five years of young Britton Hawkins' life. In the beginning the author introduces himself and his purpose by explaining his back ground and his interests. But this isn't your average story of a young kid growing up and surviving on the tough streets of an overly impoverished area. In fact it is the opposite. Imagine if you will, "The fresh prince gone wrong." Through A Beautiful Mind Wasted the audience can relive the psyche of a young man who was raised the right way, but chose the wrong path. The reader will experience a tremendous variety of emotions and relatable experiences during his journey, but the prize is in the completion of the story. The narration will place you into a movie like drama, while the poetry will erupt your senses like a Speilberg film. This book embodies the thought process of the latest generation known to man, GENERATION X. Although the story is told through a very hip-hop like swagger the intelligence and philosophies of Hawkins propels him into visionary status. A Beautiful Mind Wasted bridges the gap between the young and wild, and the wise and the mature. Although this book is Hawkins' debut as an author he demonstrates a very seasoned style capable of changing the face of the literary world as we know it today. This story alone embodies the potential to launch a new age literary renaissance of young thinkers, creators and philosophers. Embark on a great read that will help you find the warmth within, while experiencing the excruciating reality of a cold harsh world.

Economic Fables PDF Book By Ariel Rubinstein

Economic Fables

  • Author: Ariel Rubinstein
  • ISBN Code: : 1906924775
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Page : 255 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 821 Readers
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"I had the good fortune to grow up in a wonderful area of Jerusalem, surrounded by a diverse range of people: Rabbi Meizel, the communist Sala Marcel, my widowed Aunt Hannah, and the intellectual Yaacovson. As far as I'm concerned, the opinion of such people is just as authoritative for making social and economic decisions as the opinion of an expert using a model." Part memoir, part crash-course in economic theory, this deeply engaging book by one of the world's foremost economists looks at economic ideas through a personal lens. Together with an introduction to some of the central concepts in modern economic thought, Ariel Rubinstein offers some powerful and entertaining reflections on his childhood, family and career. In doing so, he challenges many of the central tenets of game theory, and sheds light on the role economics can play in society at large. Economic Fables is as thought-provoking for seasoned economists as it is enlightening for newcomers to the field.

The Narnian PDF Book By Alan Jacobs

The Narnian

  • Author: Alan Jacobs
  • ISBN Code: : 006175014X
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Page : 392 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 618 Readers
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A journey into the imagination of C.S. Lewis explores the themes and life events that contributed to The Chronicles of Narnia, the most enduring classics of children’s literature C.S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. Yet among his poetry, literary history and criticism, novels and Christian apologetics stands a unique, delightfully imaginative children’s series called The Chronicles of Narnia, which have become enduring classics. Alan Jacobs takes this imaginary world of Narnia and uses the themes and stories found within to explore the imaginative life of C.S. Lewis. Not just a conventional, straightforward biography of Lewis, Jacobs instead seeks a more elusive quarry: an understanding of the way Lewis’s experiences, both direct and literary, formed themselves into patterns—themes that then shaped his thought and writings, especially the stories of Narnia.

A Doubter's Almanac PDF Book By Ethan Canin

A Doubter's Almanac

  • Author: Ethan Canin
  • ISBN Code: : 081299678X
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Page : 592 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 318 Readers
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the author of America America and The Palace Thief, explores the nature of genius, rivalry, ambition, and love among multiple generations of a gifted family. Milo Andret is born with an unusual mind. A lonely child growing up in the woods of northern Michigan in the 1950s, he gives little thought to his own talent. But with his acceptance at U.C. Berkeley he realizes the extent, and the risks, of his singular gifts. California in the seventies is a seduction, opening Milo’s eyes to the allure of both ambition and indulgence. The research he begins there will make him a legend; the woman he meets there—and the rival he meets alongside her—will haunt him for the rest of his life. For Milo’s brilliance is entwined with a dark need that soon grows to threaten his work, his family, even his existence. Spanning seven decades as it moves from California to Princeton to the Midwest to New York, A Doubter’s Almanac tells the story of a family as it explores the way ambition lives alongside destructiveness, obsession alongside torment, love alongside grief. It is a story of how the flame of genius both lights and scorches every generation it touches. Graced by stunning prose and brilliant storytelling, A Doubter’s Almanac is a surprising, suspenseful, and deeply moving novel, a major work by a writer who has been hailed as “the most mature and accomplished novelist of his generation.” Praise for A Doubter’s Almanac “551 pages of bliss . . . devastating and wonderful . . . dazzling . . . You come away from the book wanting to reevaluate your choices and your relationships. It’s a rare book that can do that, and it’s a rare joy to discover such a book.”—Esquire “[Canin] is at the top of his form, fluent, immersive, confident. You might not know where he’s taking you, but the characters are so vivid, Hans’s voice rendered so precisely, that it’s impossible not to trust in the story. . . . The delicate networks of emotion and connection that make up a family are illuminated, as if by magic, via his prose.”—Slate “Alternately explosive and deeply interior.”—New York (“Eight Books You Need to Read”) “A blazingly intelligent novel.”—Los Angeles Times “[A] beautifully written novel.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

In the Wild Light PDF Book By Jeff Zentner

In the Wild Light

  • Author: Jeff Zentner
  • ISBN Code: : 0735263175
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 974 Readers
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A poignant coming-of-age novel about two best friends whose friendship is tested when they get the opportunity to leave their impoverished small town for an elite prep school. For fans of Looking for Alaska. Life in a small Appalachian town is not easy. Cash lost his mother to an opioid addiction and his Papaw is dying slowly from emphysema. Dodging drug dealers and watching out for his best friend, Delaney, is second nature. He's been spending his summer mowing lawns while she works at Dairy Queen. But when Delaney manages to secure both of them full rides to an elite prep school in Connecticut, Cash will have to grapple with his need to protect and love Delaney, and his love for the grandparents who saved him and the town he has to leave behind. Jeff Zentner's new novel is a beautiful examination of grief, found family, and young love.

Dragons of a Beautiful Mind PDF Book By Bijit Chakraborty

Dragons of a Beautiful Mind

  • Author: Bijit Chakraborty
  • ISBN Code: : 1648288057
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Page : 152 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 932 Readers
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Only the skid-marks of tyres reminiscent of the ordeal lay behind like a maze that cannot be solved. Soon, Jina would learn that her dear fiancé was no more and her dear niece has been kidnapped. Her world turns upside down. She could feel that ominous dizziness, slowly engulfing her and bringing back the devils of the past. She goes into clinical depression due to her post-traumatic stress disorder and locks herself up with suicidal tendencies. She is determined to find her niece and avenge her fiancé's murder, but first, she has to fight her troubled past before the top data scientist becomes a deadly assassin. Will she be able to get over her troubled past? As she tracks down a dreadful child trafficking syndicate, will she be able to avenge the wrong-doings? Dragons of a Beautiful Mind is meant for adults only as it contains crime and violence.

887 Decisive Words to Have a Beautiful Mind PDF Book By Nicholas Mag

887 Decisive Words to Have a Beautiful Mind

  • Author: Nicholas Mag
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Nicholas Mag
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reviews : 720 Readers
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The Miracle! In this book Nicholas presents you a practical, unique, subliminal, very simple, detailed method of how to Have a Beautiful Mind. You will feel the effects immediately and the results will appear very quickly! So it was in my case. You will not achieve fulfillment and happiness until YOU become the architect of your own reality. Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful transformation toward complete control of your own life and well being through this unique, subliminal method combined with positive affirmations. The order of words is extremely important for every book written by Nicholas. These are arranged to be traversed in a certain way so as to eliminate certain blockages in the human being, blockages that are bringing disease or failure on various plans. You don't need a big chunk of your time or expensive programs. Everything is extremely simple! Health, money, prosperity, abundance, safety, stability, sociability, charisma, sexual vitality, erotic attraction, will, optimism, perseverance, self-confidence, tenacity, courage, love, loving relationships, self-control, self-esteem, enthusiasm , refinement, intuition, detachment, intelligence, mental calm, power of concentration, exceptional memory, aspiration, transcendence, wisdom, compassion. You have the ability to unlock your full inner-potential and achieve your ultimate goals. This is the age-old secret of the financial elite, world class scholars, and Olympic champions. For example, when you watch the Olympics, you'll find one consistency in all of the champions. Each one closes their eyes for a moment and clearly affirms & visualizes themselves completing the event flawlessly just before starting. Then they win gold medals and become champions. That's merely one example of how the real power of mind can elevate you above any of life's challenges. By reading this book, you will feel totally that life deserves to be lived and enjoyed every moment and that everything that you propose for yourself becomes easy for you to fulfill. Nicholas will guide you to touch your longed-for dream and will make you see life from a new perspective, full of freshness and success. This book helps you step by step, in a natural way, in just 3 minutes a day, to change your misguided way of thinking and to Have a Beautiful Mind. (NOTE: For good, Nicholas keep the price of the book as lower as he can, even if is a hard work behind this project. A significant portion of the earnings from the sale of the book are used for these purposes: for charity, volunteer projects, nature restoration, and other inspired ideas to do good where it is needed. If you can not afford to buy the book please contact Nicholas and he will give you a free copy.) You, also have a bonus in the pages of the book that makes you live your success by doing a seemingly trivial thing. You will feel the difference. Yes. The Miracle is possible! Get Your Copy Now!

The Valkyrie's Daughter PDF Book By Tiana Warner

The Valkyrie's Daughter

  • Author: Tiana Warner
  • ISBN Code: : 1649371535
  • Publisher : Entangled: Teen
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 122 Readers
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From the time she was born, Sigrid has only ever been ordinary. Being paired at birth with a plain horse—instead of the powerful winged mare of a valkyrie—meant there would be no warrior path for her. No riding the skies, no glory among the nine worlds. Just the simple, unremarkable life of a stable hand. Everything changes when a terrible enemy ambushes Vanaheim and Sigrid sees a vision of herself atop a mythical stallion, leading the valkyries into a harrowing battle. Finally, she can grab her future with her own two hands and become the hero of her own story...if she dares. But her destiny is tied up with Mariam, a fallen valkyrie who’s allied herself with the very enemy Sigrid is trying to stop. Now Sigrid has left ordinary behind as she begins a journey with the beautiful—if treacherous—valkyrie, each step bringing her closer to answers...and to awakened feelings for Mariam. Only, the life Sigrid has escaped may have been paradise compared to the one she’s racing toward. Because her destination is the realm of the dead: the gates of Hel.

Carolina Moonset PDF Book By Matt Goldman

Carolina Moonset

  • Author: Matt Goldman
  • ISBN Code: : 1250810132
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 234 Readers
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Both suspenseful and deeply moving, Carolina Moonset is an engrossing novel about family, memories both golden and terrible, and secrets too dangerous to stay hidden forever, from New York Times bestselling and Emmy Award-winning author, Matt Goldman. Joey Green has returned to Beaufort, South Carolina, with its palmettos and shrimp boats, to look after his ailing father, who is succumbing to dementia, while his overstressed mother takes a break. Marshall Green’s short-term memory has all but evaporated, but, as if in compensation, his oldest memories are more vivid than ever. His mind keeps slipping backwards in time, retreating into long-ago yesterdays of growing up in Beaufort as a boy. At first this seems like a blessing of sorts, with the past providing a refuge from a shrinking future, but Joey grows increasingly anxious as his father’s hallucinatory arguments with figures from his youth begin to hint at deadly secrets, scandals, and suspicions long buried and forgotten. Resurfacing from decades past are mysteries that still have the power to shatter lives—and change everything Joey thought he knew. Especially when a new murder brings the police to his door... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex PDF Book By Anne Frank

Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex

  • Author: Anne Frank
  • ISBN Code: : 0307491641
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 293 Readers
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Hiding from the Nazis in the "Secret Annexe" of an old office building in Amsterdam, a thirteen-year-old girl named Anne Frank became a writer. The now famous diary of her private life and thoughts reveals only part of Anne's story, however. This book completes the portrait of this remarkable and talented young author. Tales from the Secret Annex is a complete collection of Anne Frank's lesser-known writings: short stories, fables, personal reminiscences, and an unfinished novel. Here, too, are portions of the diary originally withheld from publication by her father. By turns fantastical, rebellious, touching, funny, and heartbreaking, these writings reveal the astonishing range of Anne Frank's wisdom and imagination--as well as her indomitable love of life. Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex is a testaments to this determined young woman's extraordinary genius and to the persistent strength of the creative spirit.

This Naked Mind PDF Book By Annie Grace

This Naked Mind

  • Author: Annie Grace
  • ISBN Code: : 0996715010
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 455 Readers
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This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol. Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress-relief associated with alcohol, and assume giving it up will involve deprivation and misery. This Naked Mind offers a new, positive solution. Here, Annie Grace clearly presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science, and reveals the cultural, social, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence in all of us. Packed with surprising insight into the reasons we drink, this book will open your eyes to the startling role of alcohol in our culture, and how the stigma of alcoholism and recovery keeps people from getting the help they need. With Annie’s own extraordinary and candid personal story at its heart, this book is a must-read for anyone who drinks. This Naked Mind will give you freedom from alcohol. It removes the psychological dependence so that you will not crave alcohol, allowing you to easily drink less (or stop drinking). With clarity, humor, and a unique blend of science and storytelling, This Naked Mind will open the door to the life you have been waiting for. “You have given me my live back.” —Katy F., Albuquerque, New Mexico “This is an inspiring and groundbreaking must-read. I am forever inspired and changed.” —Kate S., Los Angeles, California “The most selfless and amazing book that I have ever read.” —Bernie M., Dublin, Ireland

That's Maths PDF Book By Peter Lynch

That's Maths

  • Author: Peter Lynch
  • ISBN Code: : 0717169561
  • Publisher : Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Page : 344 pages
  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Reviews : 551 Readers
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From atom bombs to rebounding slinkies, open your eyes to the mathematical magic in the everyday. Mathematics isn’t just for academics and scientists, a fact meteorologist and blogger Peter Lynch has spent the past several years proving through his Irish Times newspaper column and blog, That’s Maths. Here, he shows how maths is all around us, with chapters on the beautiful equations behind designing a good concert venue, predicting the stock market and modelling the atom bomb, as well as playful meditations on everything from coin-stacking to cartography. If you left school thinking maths was boring, think again!

A Promised Land PDF Book By Barack Obama

A Promised Land

  • Author: Barack Obama
  • ISBN Code: : 1524763187
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 768 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 753 Readers
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A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie Claire In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office. Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden. A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change,” and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible. This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.

Open Problems in Mathematics PDF Book By John Forbes Nash, Jr.,Michael Th. Rassias

Open Problems in Mathematics

  • Author: John Forbes Nash, Jr.,Michael Th. Rassias
  • ISBN Code: : 3319321625
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Page : 543 pages
  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Reviews : 972 Readers
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The goal in putting together this unique compilation was to present the current status of the solutions to some of the most essential open problems in pure and applied mathematics. Emphasis is also given to problems in interdisciplinary research for which mathematics plays a key role. This volume comprises highly selected contributions by some of the most eminent mathematicians in the international mathematical community on longstanding problems in very active domains of mathematical research. A joint preface by the two volume editors is followed by a personal farewell to John F. Nash, Jr. written by Michael Th. Rassias. An introduction by Mikhail Gromov highlights some of Nash’s legendary mathematical achievements. The treatment in this book includes open problems in the following fields: algebraic geometry, number theory, analysis, discrete mathematics, PDEs, differential geometry, topology, K-theory, game theory, fluid mechanics, dynamical systems and ergodic theory, cryptography, theoretical computer science, and more. Extensive discussions surrounding the progress made for each problem are designed to reach a wide community of readers, from graduate students and established research mathematicians to physicists, computer scientists, economists, and research scientists who are looking to develop essential and modern new methods and theories to solve a variety of open problems.

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook PDF Book By Deb Perelman

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

  • Author: Deb Perelman
  • ISBN Code: : 0449015807
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Genre : Cooking
  • Reviews : 660 Readers
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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Celebrated food blogger and best-selling cookbook author Deb Perelman knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion—from salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe. “Innovative, creative, and effortlessly funny." —Cooking Light Deb Perelman loves to cook. She isn’t a chef or a restaurant owner—she’s never even waitressed. Cooking in her tiny Manhattan kitchen was, at least at first, for special occasions—and, too often, an unnecessarily daunting venture. Deb found herself overwhelmed by the number of recipes available to her. Have you ever searched for the perfect birthday cake on Google? You’ll get more than three million results. Where do you start? What if you pick a recipe that’s downright bad? With the same warmth, candor, and can-do spirit her award-winning blog, Smitten Kitchen, is known for, here Deb presents more than 100 recipes—almost entirely new, plus a few favorites from the site—that guarantee delicious results every time. Gorgeously illustrated with hundreds of her beautiful color photographs, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is all about approachable, uncompromised home cooking. Here you’ll find better uses for your favorite vegetables: asparagus blanketing a pizza; ratatouille dressing up a sandwich; cauliflower masquerading as pesto. These are recipes you’ll bookmark and use so often they become your own, recipes you’ll slip to a friend who wants to impress her new in-laws, and recipes with simple ingredients that yield amazing results in a minimum amount of time. Deb tells you her favorite summer cocktail; how to lose your fear of cooking for a crowd; and the essential items you need for your own kitchen. From salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe Cake, Deb knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion.

Perfume PDF Book By Patrick Suskind

Perfume

  • Author: Patrick Suskind
  • ISBN Code: : 0804152977
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 274 Readers
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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder. In the slums of eighteenth-century France, the infant Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is born with one sublime gift—an absolute sense of smell. As a boy, he lives to decipher the odors of Paris, and apprentices himself to a prominent perfumer who teaches him the ancient art of mixing precious oils and herbs. But Grenouille’s genius is such that he is not satisfied to stop there, and he becomes obsessed with capturing the smells of objects such as brass doorknobs and fresh-cut wood. Then one day he catches a hint of a scent that will drive him on an ever-more-terrifying quest to create the “ultimate perfume”—the scent of a beautiful young virgin. Told with dazzling narrative brilliance, Perfume is a hauntingly powerful tale of murder and sensual depravity. Translated from the German by John E. Woods.

America America PDF Book By Ethan Canin

America America

  • Author: Ethan Canin
  • ISBN Code: : 1588367177
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Page : 480 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 978 Readers
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In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family’s generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to the great New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president. Before long, Corey finds himself involved with one of the Metarey daughters as well, and he begins to leave behind the world of his upbringing. As the Bonwiller campaign gains momentum, Corey finds himself caught up in a complex web of events in which loyalty, politics, sex, and gratitude conflict with morality, love, and the truth. Ethan Canin’s stunning novel is about America as it was and is, a remarkable exploration of how vanity, greatness, and tragedy combine to change history and fate.

Beautiful Mind: Even with a Shattered Soul PDF Book By Judion Smith

Beautiful Mind: Even with a Shattered Soul

  • Author: Judion Smith
  • ISBN Code: : 1546284850
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Page : 82 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 289 Readers
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The shattering of our souls is determined by the analysis of our pain. Pain has the ability to poison the core of our being if it is not handled well. When something is inevitable, we must seek to adopt acts that put us in the driving seat of our lives. A beautiful mind is one that, even with a shattered soul, refuses to ride on the crest of emotion and refuses to be captivated by past experiences. Therefore, we must seek acts such as forgiveness in order to be in a position to embrace what each day brings. Unforgiveness imprisons our souls, making us unable to experience peace. Pain doesnt have to transform us into immoral beings. We must prevent the toxic fumes of our experience from poisoning our existence.

Detox Your World PDF Book By Shazzie

Detox Your World

  • Author: Shazzie
  • ISBN Code: : 1583944516
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Page : 440 pages
  • Genre : Health & Fitness
  • Reviews : 564 Readers
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In this complete detox guide, Shazzie identifies the most dangerous toxins in your environment and provides detailed detox plans and over 100 raw-food recipes to help you stay clean and healthy. If you've eaten a typical Western diet (whether meat-based or vegetarian) all your life, you will eventually start to feel under the weather, depressed, overweight, or ill. By lightening your diet and shedding the toxins accumulated from your environment, you can alleviate and even remove these problems from your life. You will be amazed at the results: • Enthusiasm for life • Deep happiness and bliss • A clearer and calmer mind • More energy than you had as a child • Natural weight loss and maintenance • Flawless skin, great muscle tone, and a younger appearance From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Beautiful Mind PDF Book By Rittik Chandra

The Beautiful Mind

  • Author: Rittik Chandra
  • ISBN Code: : 3730971344
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Page : 351 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 296 Readers
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"The Beautiful Mind" presents the way to understand how we may investigate the great world of material things about us; for we can see it, touch it, weigh it, or measure it. But how are we to discover the nature of the mind, or come to know the processes by which consciousness works? For mind is intangible; we cannot see it, feel it, taste it, or handle it. Mind belongs not to the realm of matter which is known to the senses, but to the realm of spirit, which the senses can never grasp. And yet the mind can be known and studied as truly and as scientifically as can the world of matter.

Beautiful Minds PDF Book By Marina Passalaris

Beautiful Minds

  • Author: Marina Passalaris
  • ISBN Code: : 1452556520
  • Publisher : BalboaPress
  • Page : 172 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 805 Readers
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Everything a girl needs to know about: Confidence, self-esteem , friendships , fashion, make-up, smoking, boys and relationships, Food and nutrition, bullying, skin care, etiquette, social media sites, gratitude, mother/ daughter relationships, respecting yourself, first impressions, drugs and alcohol, hair styling, money and budgeting, fear, peer pressure, beating the blues, how to be happy, setting goals and more Beautiful Minds, a journey of self discovery, is about discovering who you are, how to get through your tricky teen years and how to put your best foot forward. Meet your new best friend!

Constructing Realities PDF Book By Marilyn Charles

Constructing Realities

  • Author: Marilyn Charles
  • ISBN Code: : 9789042018716
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Page : 147 pages
  • Genre : Analysands
  • Reviews : 846 Readers
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One of the challenges in psychoanalytic work is to find ways to enliven the space when working with individuals whose thinking is highly constrained and who have little capacity for play. This incapacity often signals a split between valued and devalued aspects of self. In cases such as these, self-protection becomes paramount and may profoundly impede growth, as whatever is not known is perceived as dangerous, rather than being a challenge that invites further development. For the therapist who must create aliveness within the consulting room, we are caught by the very real threat that this aliveness poses to the defensive structures on which the patient's equilibrium rests. Movement thus can be quite precarious. In this volume, Marilyn Charles considers how notions of "play" and "myth", as brought into the literature by Winnicott and Bion, can help to provide an interim space in which impossible realities can be constructed at a safe enough reserve that we can more actively consider them and thereby create possibilities, rather than foreclosing on them.

Reel V. Real PDF Book By Frank Sanello

Reel V. Real

  • Author: Frank Sanello
  • ISBN Code: : 1461709334
  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Reviews : 999 Readers
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All too often, highly fictionalized cinematic depictions of the past are accepted as the unassailable truth by those unfamiliar with the "real" account. This book profiles sixty movies that portray actual moments in history, and compares the mythologized account of each event to what really happened. Movies chronicled include The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, A Man for All Seasons, Gladiator, Gandhi, Apollo 13, The Thin Red Line, Dances with Wolves, Braveheart, The Last Emperor, All the Presidents Men, Mutiny on the Bounty, Gone with the Wind, Bonnie & Clyde, Patton, and Elizabeth. Sanello also contrasts several historical figures with their filmed treatments, including Julius Caesar, Henry V, Christopher Columbus, Joan of Arc, Sir Thomas More, Jesus Christ, Catherine the Great, Sigmund Freud, and Harry Houdini. Lavishly illustrated with sixty film stills, Reel v. Real shows how a happening's genuine details are frequently reshaped and distorted by Hollywood's bottomless appetite for over-the-top flamboyance and melodrama.

Understanding Psychosis PDF Book By Donald Capps

Understanding Psychosis

  • Author: Donald Capps
  • ISBN Code: : 1442205946
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Reviews : 176 Readers
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Severe mental illness afflicts many men and women throughout their lives, often without warning, and almost always with devastating results. This book takes a look at psychosis, and contends that although the delusions and hallucinations of the psychotic person are misguided and confused, they are understandable when viewed in the context of a person's life. Using real life examples, Capps covers the prevalence of psychotic illness; the long-range effects of deinstitutionalization on mentally ill persons, their families, and their communities; family members' responses to their mentally ill relative; rehabilitation and prevention approaches and methods; the nature of delusions and hallucinations; the delusional belief that one is someone else; and the realization of mental stability.

Ron Howard: From Mayberry to the Moon...and Beyond PDF Book By Beverly Gray

Ron Howard: From Mayberry to the Moon...and Beyond

  • Author: Beverly Gray
  • ISBN Code: : 1418530743
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 773 Readers
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Ron Howard: From Mayberry to the Moon... and Beyond, the first full-length biography of Ron Howard, takes an in-depth look at the Oklahoma boy who gained national fame as a child star, then grew up to be one of Hollywood's most admired directors. Although many show biz kids founder as they approach adulthood, Ron Howard had the advantage of brains, common sense, and two down-to-earth parents who kept him from having an inflated view of his own accomplishments. He also had a longstanding goal: to trade the glare of the spotlight for a quieter but equally creative life behind the camera. This biography tracks his career from 1960, when he debuted as six-year-old Opie Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show through 2002, when he accepted his Academy Award® as Best Director for A Beautiful Mind. Author Beverly Gray, an entertainment industry veteran, has spoken to teachers, friends, and professional colleagues from all phases of Howard's career. She has also combed the archives to gain further insight into this very private man whose accomplishments have brought pleasure to so many.

Developing as a Reflective Early Years Professional PDF Book By Carol Hayes,Jayne Daly,Mandy Duncan,Ruth Gill,Ann Whitehouse

Developing as a Reflective Early Years Professional

  • Author: Carol Hayes,Jayne Daly,Mandy Duncan,Ruth Gill,Ann Whitehouse
  • ISBN Code: : 1911106244
  • Publisher : Critical Publishing
  • Page : 280 pages
  • Genre : Education
  • Reviews : 222 Readers
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Provides an accessible yet critical approach to key themes within the early years, with a focus throughout on reflective practice. It starts by examining theories and research into the nature of reflection, how it can be used and how it can improve practice and produce a more responsive and thoughtful, research-based workforce for young children and their families. A range of themes, including global childhood poverty, observation and assessment, leadership, and multi-professional working, are then explored, highlighting the importance and application of reflection throughout these areas of research and practice. This new edition includes two completely new chapters on reflecting on work-based learning and reflecting on children’s play and creativity. Information on mentoring and on the position of men in early years higher education has also been added. Greater depth and challenge is provided through extended thinking questions and extended reflections at the end of each chapter.

Poems and Guides for the Journey of Life PDF Book By Kwabena Osei

Poems and Guides for the Journey of Life

  • Author: Kwabena Osei
  • ISBN Code: : 9082394189
  • Publisher : Joseph K. Osei
  • Page : 317 pages
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reviews : 552 Readers
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Wisdom is mankind’s light and guidance in turbulence situations and circumstances created by negativity and its captive agents. Wisdom enables us to distinguish between good and evil. The unconditional acceptance of a neighbor for mutual understanding and respect that obviously creates heavenly environmental is driven by the power of love and wisdom. We learn every moment in situations and circumstances that confront us daily to accumulate wisdom. Both good and bad people are great teachers to mankind. If you refuse to learn, in some scenarios, your ignorance misleads you to an awkward situation whereby, the only possibility to liberate yourself is to learn. This precious book; ‘Poems and Guides for the Journey of Life’ is of much significant to mankind. It endows mankind with wisdom. It enables mankind to live in peace and harmoniously with Mother Nature and its Creations. When Mother Nature embraces you with smiles, definitely, impossibility becomes possibility. If you want to live, learn how to live. Multiple problems are inevitable when mankind is lacking wisdom.

Between the Lines PDF Book By Emmanuel Thomas

Between the Lines

  • Author: Emmanuel Thomas
  • ISBN Code: : 1482858819
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Page : 290 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 276 Readers
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The book contains essays on simple but perplexing questions that we come across as we go about living our lives. How do we react to a situation when we fail to practice what we preach? Why do we occasionally feel joy in the misfortune of others and then feel guilty about it? Is religion a difficult proposition in the modern world? We are shaken when heroes worshipped by many as role models get convicted on crimes done in secret. The book makes an attempt to search for answers to such questions by going through authoritative sources of research done by eminent scholars with the intention to disseminate such thoughts to those who are assailed by similar questions and help them to come to their own conclusions. The book has parts consisting of musings, reminiscences, satire, and short stories conveying messages that are considered important as we face problems in our daily existence.

Warning: Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health PDF Book By William Glasser, M.D.

Warning: Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health

  • Author: William Glasser, M.D.
  • ISBN Code: : 0062032011
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Reviews : 794 Readers
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How psychopharmacology has usurped the role of psychotherapy in our society, to the great detriment of the patients involved. William Glasser describes in Warning: Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health the sea change that has taken place in the treatment of mental health in the last few years. Millions of patients are now routinely being given prescriptions for a wide range of drugs including Ritalin, Prosac, Zoloft and related drugs which can be harmful to the brain. A previous generation of patients would have had a course of psychotherapy without brain–damaging chemicals. Glasser explains the wide implications of this radical change in treatment and what can be done to counter it.

A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste PDF Book By Mary B. Sinclair

A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

  • Author: Mary B. Sinclair
  • ISBN Code: : 1479772585
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 70 pages
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Reviews : 366 Readers
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My book is a comedy and a social satire about how everyone starts out idealistically chomping at the bit to use their mind to the fullest. (“A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste” after all according to that Old School Traditional philosophy.) But after a while it sooner or later dawns on most everyone that what they are really doing is “wasting” their mind anyway. (Not only because no one ever LISTENS, but because nothing works the way it has been talked up). It’s an up close and personal picture of how it feels when life throws you a curved ball (or a lot of lemons from which you have to figure out how to make lemonade). It’s an emotional snapshot of how traumatic it is when nothing works out the way you once thought it would. When all those wonderful “ideas” and oh, so compelling words and theories cease to make any sense. But, rather than offering the reader a roadmap, it attempts to give an explanation for why nothing ever works. And how it feels to spin your wheels when your back is to the wall. And you’re neck and neck with all those nasty, infuriating unmentionables centering around all that social control. Along with the downside, however, there is an equal and opposite upside. The world of Songs (and Poetry) is held up as a guiding principle through which to regain your spiritual balance, gradually become “unstuck” and once again able to reboot yourself in a new direction. It’s also much more than a “blame yourself for everything and get out of your own way” guilt trip since it rejects all those simplistic cliché solutions found in Psychology books. Attempting instead to give the reader a much more focused insight into all those hard to put into words political, social and philosophical “outside forces” that affect why and how things can (and do) go wrong.

Eve's Treasured Poems PDF Book By Eve Theresa Marie Carter

Eve's Treasured Poems

  • Author: Eve Theresa Marie Carter
  • ISBN Code: : 1460254937
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Page : 120 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 988 Readers
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The author of this book loves to write many different types of poetry; she’s fondest of free verse, sonnets, narratives, true to life episodes and limericks with funny antics. Throughout the book she writes on her love of nature’s elements and all living things. The first poem is written in relation to her belief that all people have a beautiful mind; that anyone on our vast global planet can be beautiful in any given situation. The concept of writing in this style gives her the freedom to reach into the vastness of the unknown and also into the reality of our environmental situation. Rain or shine, she conjures her love of natural wonders in the mind’s eye. Some may say that she can bring beauty into anyone’s perceptional view. Eve bears a humorous and cheerful attitude. Her love of writing in any given form shows her appreciation of being open-minded and her enthusiasm shines from every word.