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This 1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
Uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year by missionary Sarah Young Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year After many years of writing in her prayer journal missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her It was awkward at first but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is but journaling helped her grow closer to God Others were blessed as she shared her writings until people all over the world were using her messages They are written from Jesus point of view thus the title Jesus Calling It is Sarah s fervent prayer that our Savior may bless readers with His presence and His peace in ever deeper measure
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever With more than two million copies sold around the world The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic universally admired Paulo Coelho s masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us as only a few stories can about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts learning to read the omens strewn along life s path and above all following our dreams
They all thought he was gone But he was alive and trapped inside his own body for ten years In January 1988 Martin Pistorius aged twelve fell inexplicably sick First he lost his voice and stopped eating Then he slept constantly and shunned human contact Doctors were mystified Within eighteen months he was mute and wheelchair-bound Martin s parents were told an unknown degenerative disease left him with the mind of a baby and less than two years to live Martin was moved to care centers for severely disabled children The stress and heartache shook his parents marriage and their family to the core Their boy was gone Or so they thought Ghost Boy is the heart-wrenching story of one boy s return to life through the power of love and faith In these pages readers see a parent s resilience the consequences of misdiagnosis abuse at the hands of cruel caretakers and the unthinkable duration of Martin s mental alertness betrayed by his lifeless body We also see a life reclaimed a business created a new love kindled all from a wheelchair Martin s emergence from his own darkness invites us to celebrate our own lives and fight for a better life for others
In Search of the Good LifeHave you ever that your life--and budget--is spiraling out of control Do you sometimes wish you could pull yourself together but wonder exactly how to manage all the scattered pieces of a chaotic life Is it possible to find balance In a word yes Ruth Soukup knows firsthand how stressful an unorganized life and budget can be Through personal stories biblical truth and practical action plans she will inspire you to make real and lasting changes to your personal goals home and finances With honesty and the wisdom of someone who has been there Ruth will help you Discover your sweet spot --that place where your talents and abilities intersect Take back your time and schedule by making simple shifts in your daily habits Reduce stress in your home and family by clearing out the clutter Stop busting your budget and learn to cut your grocery bill in half Bring order to a messy life and create a practical cleaning schedule that works Who Needs This Book Living Well Spending Less was written to bring hope and encouragement to every woman who currently feels overwhelmed or stressed with a life--and budget--that feels out of control It speaks to the mom trying to juggle all the demands of a busy life with the... pressure to keep up with those around her It is a practical guide for those of us who often long to pull ourselves together but don t always know how It is real honest packed with practical tips and speaks to the heart of the matter--how can we live the life we ve always wanted Want to know if this book is for you Do you ever find yourself comparing your life to those around you Have you ever wished for the courage to follow your dreams Do you ever struggle to stay organized or get things done Have you ever felt loaded down with stuff you don t really need or even really want Do you ever struggle to keep your finances on track Have you ever wished for a cleaner house Do you sometimes long for deeper more authentic relationships in your life If the answer to any of these questions is YES this book provides real and practical solutions from someone who has been there Ruth doesn t just offer advice she walks it with you and shares with brutal honesty her own mistakes failures and shortcomings It is encouraging motivating and life-changing What Others Are Saying An incredible book that will teach you how to spend smart without compromising a great life Ruth s stories and practical advice will make you want to be a better mother wife sister and friend --RACHEL CRUZE coauthor with Dave Ramsey of Smart Money Smart Kids Ruth knows firsthand how mamas like us live crazy busy lives and she steps in as a friend to help us manage and love every minute of it She offers her best tips for gaining control over the chaos with wisdom-based insights on all things thrifty and family I ll be reading it again and again --RENEE SWOPE bestselling author of A Confident Heart I couldn t stop reading I tried to--only because I had other things I needed to do--but I couldn t Rarely is there a book so adept at weaving personal story with practical tips I found myself craving this good life that Ruth writes of--a life that is possible for anyone who reads this book --EMILY T WIERENGA author of the bestselling memoir Atlas Girl In this book you will be inspired by Ruth s authenticity and honesty as she shares her own journey from spending time and money chasing after more to discovering she already has all the makings of a rich and full life right where she s at If you struggle to simplify your life and wish you could savor the here and now this book is a must-read --CRYSTAL PAINE founder of MoneySavingMom com and author of Say Goodbye to Survival Modemore
Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will become filled with grace peace and unconditional love
OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the author In The Power of Habit Pulitzer Prize winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential At its core The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument The key to exercising regularly losing weight being more productive and achieving success is understanding how habits work As Duhigg shows by harnessing this new science we can transform our businesses our communities and our lives NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NPR BESTSELLER WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal Financial Times Sharp provocative and useful Jim Collins Few books become essential manuals for business and living The Power of Habit is an exception Charles Duhigg not only explains how habits... are formed but how to kick bad ones and hang on to the good Financial Times A flat-out great read David Allen bestselling author of Getting Things Done The Art of Stress-Free Productivity You ll never look at yourself your organization or your world quite the same way Daniel H Pink bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind Entertaining enjoyable fascinating a serious look at the science of habit formation and change The New York Times Book Review Cue see cover Routine read book Reward fully comprehend the art of manipulation Bloomberg Businessweek Absolutely fascinating Wired A fresh examination of how routine behaviors take hold and whether they are susceptible to change The stories that Duhigg has knitted together are all fascinating in their own right but take on an added dimension when wedded to his examination of habits Associated Press There s been a lot of research over the past several years about how our habits shape us and this work is beautifully described in the new book The Power of Habit David Brooks The New York Times A first-rate book based on an impressive mass of research written in a lively style and providing just the right balance of intellectual seriousness with practical advice on how to break our bad habits The Economist I have been spinning like a top since reading The Power of Habit New York Times journalist Charles Duhigg s fascinating best-seller about how people businesses and organizations develop the positive routines that make them productive and happy The Washington Postmore
In The Gifts of Imperfection Bren Brown a leading expert on shame authenticity and belonging shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who what and how we should be We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives we d no longer feel inadequate So most of us perform please and perfect all the while thinking What if I can t keep all of these balls in the air Why isn t everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations What will people think if I fail or give up When can I stop proving myself In her ten guideposts Brown engages our minds hearts and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage compassion and connection to wake up in the morning and think No matter what gets done and how much is left undone I am enough and to go to bed at night thinking Yes I am sometimes afraid but I am also brave And yes I am imperfect and vulnerable but that doesn t change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging This important book is about the lifelong journey from What will people think to I am enough Brown s unique... ability to blend original research with honest storytelling makes reading The Gifts of Imperfection like having a long uplifting conversation with a very wise friend who offers compassion wisdom and great advice Harriet Lerner New York Times best-selling author of The Dance of Anger and The Dance of Connection Bren Brown courageously tackles the dark emotions that get in the way of leading a fuller life read this book and let some of that courage rub off on you Daniel H Pink New York Times best-selling author of A Whole New Mind Courage compassion and connection Through Bren s research observations and guidance these three little words can open the door to amazing change in your life Ali Edwards author of Life Artistmore
Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul Lysa TerKeurst is learning that there is a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God In The Best Yes she will help you Cure the disease to please with a biblical understanding of the command to love Escape the guilt of disappointing others by learning the secret of the small no Overcome the agony of hard choices by embracing a wisdom based decision-making process Rise above the rush of endless demands and discover your best yes today
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea the power of our mindset Dweck explains why it s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardize success With the right mindset we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades as well as reach our own goals personal and professional Dweck reveals what all great parents teachers CEOs and athletes already know how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area