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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
Marriage should be based on love right But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages New York Times bestselling author Dr Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying understanding and speaking their spouse s primary love language quality time words of affirmation gifts acts of service or physical touch By learning the five love languages you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference and each one ends with specific simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction A newly designed love languages assessment will help you understand and strengthen your relationship You can build a lasting loving marriage together Gary Chapman hosts a nationally syndicated daily radio program called A Love Language Minute that can be heard on more than 150 radio stations as well as the weekly syndicated program Building Relationships with Gary Chapman which can both be heard on fivelovelanguages com The Five Love Languages is a consistent new York Times bestseller - with over 5 million copies sold and translated into 38 languages... This book is a sales phenomenon with each year outselling the prior for 16 years running Includes a promotional code to gain exclusive online access to the new comprehensive love languages assessment more
This 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
Me Inc features a black simulated-leather cover with gold foil stamping and a black ribbon bookmark The fact that KISS is one of the most successful rock bands in the world is no accident From the beginning Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a clear-cut vision of what they wanted to do and how they wanted to operate KISS as a business well before they ever first took the stage Since deciding with Paul to manage the band themselves Simmons has proved himself to be a formidable businessman having sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide overseen over 3 000 licensed merchandise items and starred in the longest running celebrity reality show to date More impressive is that he handles all of his business ventures on his own no personal assistant few handlers and as little red tape as possible In Me Inc Simmons shares a lifetime of field-tested and hard-won business advice that will provide readers with the tools needed to build a solid business strategy harness the countless tools available in the digital age network like hell and be the architect for the business entity that is you Inspired by The Art of War the book dispenses Simmons in-depth insights via thirteen specific principles for success based on his own experience... triumphs and instructional failures in business from finding the confidence within yourself that s necessary to get started to surrounding yourself with the right people to partner with and learn from to knowing when to pull the plug and when to double-down These thirteen principles are a skeleton key into a world of success freedom peace of mind and most importantly financial success more
In his phenomenal 1 New York Times bestseller Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man Steve Harvey told women what it takes to succeed in love Now he tells everyone how to succeed in life giving you the keys to fulfill your purpose Countless books on success tell you what you need to get that you don t already possess In Act Like a Success Think Like a Success Steve Harvey tells you how to achieve your dreams using the gift you already have Every one of us was born with a gift endowed by our creator something you do the best at with very little effort While it can be like someone else s your gift is yours alone No one can take it away You are the only one who can use it or waste it Steve shows how that gift holds your greatest chance at success and the fulfillment of your life s mission and purpose He helps you learn to define your gift whether it s being a problem solver a people-connector a whiz with numbers or having an eye for colors He makes clear that your job is not your gift you may use it in your work but it can also be used in your marriage or relationship your community and throughout every aspect of your life Throughout he provides a set of principles that will help you direct your gift The scriptures say your gift will make... room for you and put you in the presence of great men Steve reminds us This book is your roadmap to identifying your gift acknowledging it perfecting it connecting it to a vehicle and riding it to success Because Success is the gift you already have Funny yet firm told in Steve s warm and insightful voice and peppered with anecdotes from his own life practical advice and truthful insights this essential guide can help you transform your life and achieve everything you were born to more
Tony Robbins has coached and inspired more than 50 million people from over 100 countries More than 4 million people have attended his live events Oprah Winfrey calls him super-human Now for the first time in his first book in two decades he s turned to the topic that vexes us all How to secure financial freedom for ourselves and our families Based on extensive research and one-on-one interviews with more than 50 of the most legendary financial experts in the world from Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett to Ray Dalio and Steve Forbes Tony Robbins has created a simple 7-step blueprint that anyone can use for financial freedom Robbins has a brilliant way of using metaphor and story to illustrate even the most complex financial concepts making them simple and actionable With expert advice on our most important financial decisions Robbins is an advocate for the reader dispelling the myths that often rob people of their financial dreams Tony Robbins walks readers of every income level through the steps to become financially free by creating a lifetime income plan This book delivers invaluable information and essential practices for getting your financial house in order MONEY Master the Game is the book millions of people have been waiting... for more
For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion Sam Harris s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology From multiple New York Times bestselling author neuroscientist and new atheist Sam Harris Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion but who suspect that Jesus Buddha Lao Tzu Rumi and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics schizophrenics or frauds Throughout the book Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives and therefore that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow Waking Up is part seeker s memoir and part exploration of the scientific underpinnings of spirituality No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way and no author other than Sam Harris a scientist philosopher and famous skeptic could write it
Inspired by Garden Gun magazine s popular Good Dog column a rich collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions penned by some of today s top writers including Jon Meacham Roy Blount Jr Dominique Browning and P J O Rourke When Garden Gun magazine debuted a column aptly named Good Dog it quickly became one of the publication s most popular features in print Now Editor-in-Chief David DiBennedetto proud owner of a Boykin spaniel and the editors of G G have gathered the most memorable stories as well as original pieces in this collection of essays written by some of most notable dog owners in literature and journalism Good Dog offers memorable beautifully written stories of dog ownership companionship friendship and kinship From the troublemakers who can t be fenced in to the lifelong companions who won t leave our sides this poignant anthology showcases man s best friend through all of his most endearing and sometimes maddening attributes By turns inspirational and humorous just like the dogs we love Good Dog is a must-have collection for dog lovers everywhere
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs educators and parents in short millions of people of all ages and occupations
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