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1 New York Times Best SellerFrom Facebook s COO and Wharton s top-rated professor the 1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals a powerful inspiring and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life s inevitable setbacks After the sudden death of her husband Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again I was in the void she writes a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe Her friend Adam Grant a psychologist at Wharton told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience It is a muscle that everyone can build Option B combines Sheryl s personal insights with Adam s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband Dave Goldberg collapsed on a gym floor Sheryl opens up her heart and her journal to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death But Option B goes beyond Sheryl s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness job loss sexual... assault natural disasters and the violence of war Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere and to rediscover joy Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us Even after the most devastating events it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis develop compassion for ourselves raise strong children and create resilient families communities and workplaces Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead Two weeks after losing her husband Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity I want Dave she cried Her friend replied Option A is not available and then promised to help her make the most of Option B We all live some form of Option B This book will help us all make the most of it more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Should be read by every leader in America a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can --Wall Street Journal Powerful --USA Today Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault --Washington Post Superb smart and succinct --ForbesBASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 10 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBEIf you want to change the world start off by making your bed On May 17 2014 Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan What starts here changes the world he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career but also throughout his life and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves-and the world-for the better Admiral McRaven s original speech went viral with over 10 million views Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough... decisions with determination compassion honor and courage Told with great humility and optimism this timeless book provides simple wisdom practical advice and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more even in life s darkest moments more
America s youth are in crisis Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding learning the value of working with your hands leaving home to start a family becoming economically self-reliant--are being delayed or skipped altogether The statistics are daunting 30 of college students drop out after the first year and only 4 in 10 graduate One in three 18-to-34 year-olds live with their parents From these disparate phenomena Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse who as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close sees an existential threat to the American way of life In The Vanishing American Adult Sasse diagnoses the causes of a generation that can t grow up and offers a path for raising children to become active and engaged citizens He identifies core formative experiences that all young people should pursue hard work to appreciate the benefits of labor travel to understand deprivation and want the power of reading the importance of nurturing your body--and explains how... parents can encourage them Our democracy depends on responsible contributing adults to function properly--without them America falls prey to populist demagogues A call to arms The Vanishing American Adult will ignite a much-needed debate about the link between the way we re raising our children and the future of our country more
New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better happier people For decades we ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy rich life F k positivity Mark Manson says Let s be honest shit is f ked and we have to live with it In his wildly popular Internet blog Manson doesn t sugarcoat or equivocate He tells it like it is a dose of raw refreshing honest truth that is sorely lacking today The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F k is his antidote to the coddling let s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up Manson makes the argument backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade but on learning to stomach lemons better Human beings are flawed and limited not everybody can be extraordinary there are winners and losers in society and some of it is not fair or your fault Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them Once we embrace our fears faults and uncertainties once we stop... running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths we can begin to find the courage perseverance honesty responsibility curiosity and forgiveness we seek There are only so many things we can give a f k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter Manson makes clear While money is nice caring about what you do with your life is better because true wealth is about experience A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk filled with entertaining stories and profane ruthless humor The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented grounded lives more
- Over 11 million copies sold- 1 New York Times Bestseller for 8 years running- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary 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 the Couple s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
The 1 New York Times Bestseller YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide 1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories sage advice easy exercises and the occasional swear word If you re ready to make some serious changes around here You Are a Badass will help you Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want blast past your fears so you can take big exciting risks figure out how to make some damn money already learn to love yourself and others set big goals and reach them - it will basically show you how to create a life you totally love and how to create it NOW By the end of You Are a Badass you ll understand why you are how you are how to love what you can t change how to change what you don t love and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass If you re wanting to kick some serious ass in the money department you wanna and start making the kind of dinero you ain t never made before pre-order the next book in the series that s... all about your financial badassery You Are a Badass at Making Money Master the Mindset of Wealth coming in April 2017 from Viking Press more
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
Instant New York Times Bestseller Charlamagne Tha God the self-proclaimed Prince of Pissing People Off co-host of Power 105 1 s The Breakfast Club and hip-hop s Howard Stern shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness In his new book Charlamagne Tha God presents his comic often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success Beginning with his journey from the small town of Moncks Corner South Carolina to his headline grabbing interviews with celebrities like Justin Bieber Jay-Z Nicki Minaj Kanye West and Hillary Clinton he shares how he turned his troubled early life around by owning his many mistakes and refusing to give up on his dreams even after his controversial opinions got him fired from several on-air jobs Combining his own story with bold advice and his signature commitment to honesty at all costs Charlamagne hopes this book will give others the confidence to live their own truths
In The Four Agreements bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering Based on ancient Toltec wisdom The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom true happiness and love A New York Times bestseller for over 8 years Over 6 million copies sold in the U S Translated into 40 languages worldwide
This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits 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
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