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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
Good news for all SECRET GARDEN fans All editions of SECRET GARDEN now feature thicker and heavier paper stock fighting bleed-through from ink pens Experience the phenomenon that has sold 2 million copies worldwide and launched the coloring craze for adults This beautiful and interactive coloring book features delicate and highly detailed pen-and-ink illustrations all waiting to be brought to life with color As added entertainment tiny garden creatures are hidden on the pages waiting to be found and a key and index are included in the back The book s cover and jacket are also colorable Appealing to all ages SECRET GARDEN is the original and first book by Johanna Basford
The instant 1 NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerNamed a Hot Fall Read by USA Today Vanity Fair Newsday O Magazine the Seattle Times Minneapolis Star-Tribune Mashable Pop Sugar and the San Antonio Express-News A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life I dare you not to be inspired to be brave to be free and to be curious PopSugarFrom the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love the path to the vibrant fulfilling life you ve dreamed of Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert s books for years Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity With profound empathy and radiant generosity she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering She shows us how to tackle what we most love and how to face down what we most fear She discusses the attitudes approaches and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism Gilbert encourages us to uncover the strange jewels that are hidden within each of us Whether we are looking to write a book make... art find new ways to address challenges in our work embark on a dream long deferred or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy more
Does a great job of showing just why this activity might work to tame your own personal stress monster Michael Franco CNET com An Amazon 1 National Bestseller This adult coloring book features over 45 lovingly detailed patterns Designs range in complexity from beginner to expert-level Provides hours and hours of stress relief mindful calm and fun creative expression Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWhen we deny our stories they define us When we own our stories we get to write the ending Social scientist Bren Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage vulnerability shame and worthiness Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth Vulnerability the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome is the only path to more love belonging creativity and joy But living a brave life is not always easy We are inevitably going to stumble and fall It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong As a grounded theory researcher Brown has listened as a range of people from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists couples in long-term relationships teachers and parents shared their stories of being brave falling and getting back up She asked herself What do these people with strong and loving relationships leaders nurturing creativity artists pushing innovation and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common The answer was clear They recognize the power of emotion and they re not afraid to lean in to discomfort Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous But the process of regaining our footing in the... midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged Our stories of struggle can be big ones like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship or smaller ones like a conflict with a friend or colleague Regardless of magnitude or circumstance the rising strong process is the same We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we re feeling we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth and we live this process every day until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness It s the process Brown writes that teaches us the most about who we are more
By the same artists that brought you the 1 Amazon Bestseller Stress Relieving Patterns Vol 1 This adult coloring book has over 50 animal patterns featuring creatures great and small from jungles seas sands and savannahs all around the world Designs range in complexity from beginner to expert-level Provides hours and hours of stress relief mindful calm and fun creative expression Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring
Simple Ideas Lasting LoveFalling in love is easy Staying in love that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages you ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing Dr Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Includes a His and Hers Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
Fall under the spell of the 1 New York Times Bestseller This magical coloring book by Johanna Basford takes colorists through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle Similarly interactive like SECRET GARDEN ENCHANTED FOREST also features hidden objects and fun mazes Beginning at the entrance to a fairy-tale forest the journey progresses through highly embellished woods and through intricate flora Castles treasure chests and other magical elements add a fairy tale narrative to the designs Special features include a gate-folded two-page spread and a colorable jacket
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
In Being Mortal bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times transforming birth injury and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable But in the inevitable condition of aging and death the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit Nursing homes preoccupied with safety pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs Hospitals isolate the dying checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot Doctors committed to extending life continue to carry out devastating procedures that in the end extend suffering Gawande a practicing surgeon addresses his profession s ultimate limitation arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families Gawande offers examples of freer more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person s last weeks or months may be rich and dignified Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even... to the end providing not only a good life but also a good end more