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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
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
Falling in love is easy Staying in love-that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands and conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestselling book 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 If we learn to meet each other s deep emotional need to feel loved and choose to do it the love we share will be exciting beyond anything we ve ever felt -Gary ChapmanThe 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships in today s world this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Practice the simple steps outlined in each chapter and you ll be on your way to a healthier mutually beneficial relationship Also includes an updated version of The 5 Love Languages personal profile
The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home tackles the critical question How do we change Gretchen Rubin s answer through habits Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life It takes work to make a habit but once that habit is set we can harness the energy of habits to build happier stronger more productive lives So if habits are a key to change then what we really need to know is How do we change our habits Better than Before answers that question It presents a practical concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits and to change them for good Infused with Rubin s compelling voice rigorous research and easy humor and packed with vivid stories of lives transformed Better than Before explains the sometimes counter-intuitive core principles of habit formation Along the way Rubin uses herself as guinea pig tests her theories on family and friends and answers readers most pressing questions oddly questions that other writers and researchers tend to ignore Why do I find it tough to create a habit for something I love to do Sometimes I can change a habit overnight and sometimes I can t change a habit no matter how hard I try Why How quickly can I change... a habit What can I do to make sure I stick to a new habit How can I help someone else change a habit Why can I keep habits that benefit others but can t make habits that are just for me Whether readers want to get more sleep stop checking their devices maintain a healthy weight or finish an important project habits make change possible Reading just a few chapters of Better Than Before will make readers eager to start work on their own habits even before they ve finished the book more
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
Over the last few decades Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process preceded by test prep tutors all sorts of stratagems all kinds of rankings and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no That belief is wrong It s cruel And in WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU LL BE Frank Bruni explains why giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes Bruni a bestselling author and a columnist for the New York Times shows that the Ivy League has no monopoly on corner offices governors mansions or the most prestigious academic and scientific grants Through statistics surveys and the stories of hugely successful people who didn t attend the most exclusive schools he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal springboards And he illuminates how to make the most of them What matters in the end are a student s efforts in and out of the classroom not the gleam of his or her diploma Where you go isn t who you ll be Americans need to... hear that-and this indispensable manifesto says it with eloquence and respect for the real promise of higher education 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
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
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
The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion who favor working on their own over working in teams It is to introverts Rosa Parks Chopin Dr Seuss Steve Wozniak that we owe many of the great contributions to society In Quiet Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture She also introduces us to successful introverts from a witty high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions Passionately argued superbly researched and filled with indelible stories of real people Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and equally important how they see themselves Now with Extra Libris material including a reader s guide and bonus content
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