The Transformed Mind
By The Dalai Lama, Dalai Lama
In his characteristically endearing and informal style, His Holiness the Dalai Lama examines the nature of the human mind and emphasises the need to transform it if we want to lead more fulfilling lives. In the form of several discourses delivered over a period of nine years, he talks about suffering, happiness, love and truth, and imparts practical wisdom on issues ranging from religious tolerance to world economy. Stressing the need for compassion and non-violence, the Dalai Lama reiterates the essential goodness of the human heart and teaches us how to live and die well, reminding us constantly of the responsibility of our actions and thoughts, and the interdependence between action and result. Wise, inspiring and always candid, The Transformed Mind gives us hope and solace in this new millennium.
The Tibetan Art of Living
By Christopher Hansard
Christopher Hansard is a leading practitioner in Tibetan medicine and uniquely qualified to write a comprehensive and practical book on its wisdom. Inspirational and accessible, Hansard describes the principles of Tibetan medicine for ultimate mind/body health and then shows us simple ways to incorporate its wisdom into our daily lives - from dietary guidelines, exercise, mind-strengthening and rejuvenation techniques, to the use of herbs for common ailments.This is not only a truly enlightening book, but a complete resource to the practical applications of Tibetan medicine from a leading practitioner in the field.
Ten Poems To Change Your Life
By Roger Housden
In this powerful book, Roger Housden harnesses the unique ability of poetry to touch the reader's inner-most feelings. For everyone who knows there is more to life than they are currently experiencing, it aims to bring an awakening...Through the voices of ten very individual poets, Housden directs each of us to examine the universal themes that pursue us through life: those that stir our eternal emotions and desires. The ten poems presented are timeless; affecting us with a powerful sense of reality, and moving us to alter the way we view ourselves and the world. With a penetrating commentary on each of the poems, Housden provides an insight into his own spiritual journey, and invites us to contemplate the significance of the poet's message in our own lives.
By Neale Donald Walsch
The way the human race acts now will shape - or break - all our futures. Neale Donald Walsch's dialogue with God continues, with a look forward to the New Spirituality that we all need to embrace right now - and how exactly we can apply this new way of thought to our lives.Humankind persists in believing that we are simply immune to self-destruction. In fact our behaviour threatens the whole of life as we know it. This challenging new book asks us to change the way we think about our faith and question our very beliefs, and shows us how we can do this within the framework of our everyday lives. This new spirituality will have an impact on the way we think about areas from TV and other mass media, to fashion, health and diet, and parenting and social mores. This book addresses age-old taboos, the mysteries of life, and ingrained ways of behaving, and provides us with the tools we need to redirect ourselves onto a new and infinitely better path. Powerful, inspiring and sometimes controversial, this book will help us to think again about all that we believe in, and to change our world for the better through changing our beliefs.
The Tibetan Art Of Positive Thinking
By Christopher Hansard
It is common knowledge that the way we think profoundly affects our health and happiness. As Tibetan Bon culture has known for centuries, true, original thought is one of the most powerful energy resources that we each have, and tapping into it can bring us great spiritual, emotional and financial success. But, as Christopher Hansard - leading authority in Tibetan medicine - explains, most of us don't know how to think effectively. What we imagine to be thoughts are simply reactions to our environment and to other people, and are far removed from 'original thought', which has the power to transform lives. In this enlightening book, Hansard shows us how to take control of our thinking. Using simple meditations and exercises he shows how we can each harness the power of positive thinking to block negativity, transform emotions, and discover the deepest meaning of our lives, to make it the life we truly want to live.
Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart
By Gordon Livingston Md, Gordon Livingston
Dr Gordon Livingston has been a psychiatrist since the 1960s, and has heard from his patients the whole spectrum of those things in life that work and that don't work - and the limitless ways in which we are capable of inflicting unhappiness on ourselves. Out of this lifetime of experience he has extracted thirty bedrock truths, amongst them 'We are what we do', 'Only bad things happen quickly', 'We are afraid of the wrong things' and 'Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid'.Gordon believes that we all have a wonderful capacity to face loss, misfortune and regret, and that it is never too late to move beyond them and find greater happiness. This profound and incisive book of collected wisdoms and deceptively simple truths will encourage and inspire you to seek and recognise the best in your life - to realise that it is never too late to find your greatest happiness, and how to go about it.
The Tibetan Art of Serenity
By Christopher Hansard
In the ancient Tibetan Bön tradition, the secret of serene, successful living is to have no fear. But in our demanding society, where stress is the norm, fearfulness can become a way of life.In this inspiring book, leading Tibetan Bön practitioner Christopher Hansard explains the 'twelve types of fear' believed by traditional teaching to affect our lives. He shares with us age-old techniques for facing and overcoming these fears, and shows how without them we can better connect with our deepest selves, transform relationships and find increased peace, humour and confidence. Drawing from his deep personal knowledge of Tibetan teachings, and with easy-to-follow exercises and inspiring case studies, Christopher shows us how we can stop living with our fears - and start living our life.
By Ray S. Leki
In an age when international travel is as easy as it is unsettling, people need a variety of skills to cope with the unknown. Simple country-specific information about a destination is not enough. You need cultural competence as well as a clear understanding of your own tolerance for risk. Travel Wise offers insight and practical advice to help you adopt the right attitude, the right training and the right approach for a successful journey. Travel Wise is about much more than security. Ray Leki has worked with tens of thousands of travelers-students, workers, negotiators, soldiers, diplomats, plant managers and tourists-helping to increase their chances for success in their missions. Before you pack your bags, use the Travel Wise Model to learn what kind of a traveler you are, what resources and limitations you carry with you, how clear you are about your mission and what you are willing to risk to achieve your goal. Whether you are in corporate security or human resources, whether you run a study abroad program or an international NGO, whether you are a businessperson, a student-or traveling for the sheer enjoyment of experiencing the world- Travel Wise will help you stay safe, savvy and secure wherever you go.
By Rob Parsons
Rob Parsons explains how to cope with this often disruptive period in a family's life and how to continue feeling close to your teenagers as they grow up and become increasingly independent. He gives clear and easy to follow advice making sure that you will not feel on your own and you will be able to make the most of your precious time with your children.'Insightful and practical. It will help every parent navigate those turbulent teenage years.' - David Lumsdon, Educational Psychology Academic and Professional Tutor, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 'This incredible book will save not just our relationships with our children, but our sanity. And the really lucky ones will discover it before their kids are teenagers.' - Parentalk 'It was as if somebody turned on a light. This book whispered to me, 'You're not the worst mother on the face of the earth. This stuff with your teenager is normal.' - Jennie, mother of three teenagers
Train Your Brain: Teach Yourself
By Simon Wootton, Terry Horne
Train your brain to be quicker, fitter and brighter than it's ever been! This book gives you everything you need to get a mental edge, featuring hundreds of puzzles, quizzes and problem-solving games. It also gives you some great advice on how to maximise your mental agility through diet, exercise and the right lifestyle choices, as well as showing you how to put your new, more powerful brain to the test at work, home and play.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based onthe authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to train your brain.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Take Control With Astrology: Teach Yourself
By Lisa Tenzin-Dolma
Is this the right book for me?If you want to make better lifestyle, relationship and professional choices, Take Control with Astrology will give you the skills you need. It will show you how to correctly read your natal chart, so you can learn your strengths and weaknesses, and will help you to understand the connection between you, the sun and the stars - and what it means for your life. Even skeptics will be amazed by the enhanced self-awareness that an informed approach to astrology can offer, as this sensitive but practical book explains.Take Control with Astrology: Teach Yourself includes:Part one: The basicsChapter 1: The components of the natal chartChapter 2: The Sun signsChapter 3: The housesChapter 4: The planetsChapter 5: The aspectsPart two: Interpreting a natal chartChapter 6: Self-expressionChapter 7: Possessions and earning powerChapter 8: CommunicationChapter 9: The home and rootsChapter 10: Recreation, romance and creativityChapter 11: Health and workChapter 12: Relationships and partnershipsChapter 13: Financial matters and regenerative powersChapter 14: Further education and travelChapter 15: Goals and careerChapter 16: Social success and group endeavorsChapter 17: Your inner-lifePart three: Astrology and other systemsChapter 18: NumerologyChapter 19: Astrology and the tarotChapter 20: Astrology and cosmic orderingTeach Yourself methods: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of astrology.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Thrifty Living: Teach Yourself
By Barty Phillips
Is this the right book for me?Your ultimate guide to a cheaper, happier life, saving money everywhere from credit card bills to transport costs- Goes back to basics, with lots of advice on cleaning your home the old-fashioned way, growing your own vegetables and similar- A light-hearted approach that reveals plenty of practical tips and straightforward advice- You can either work through the book, or dip in and out at leisureThrifty Living is a comprehensive but flexible guide to how to cut the costs of everyday living, how to save money, and even how to make a few extra pounds. It will allow you to make as many or as few changes as you want to cut back on spending, whether you just want to save a little money or whether you are on an impossibly tight budget. The structure and style of the book is equally flexible, allowing you to either work through step-by-step or to dip in and out of relevant sections when necessary. It covers all areas of spending, from banks and bills to shopping, and offers extra help for non-financial economies, including recycling, cooking and cleaning on a budget. With advice on cutting travel costs, and plenty of tips for cheap days out and sustainable, low-cost things to do, this is the ultimate guide to living a cheap but fulfilling life.Thrifty Living includes: Chapter 1: Getting the thrifty habitChapter 2: Know your shopping rightsChapter 3: Thrifty money mattersChapter 4: Beat the billsChapter 5: Internet know-howChapter 6: The fine art of hagglingChapter 7: Thrifty shoppingChapter 8: Reduce, reuse and recycle Chapter 9: Savings on clothesChapter 10: Saving money on food and drinkChapter 11: Thrift in the homeChapter 12: Economical transportChapter 13: Thrifty leisure time and holidaysChapter 14: Make the most of the gardenChapter 15: Earn a little something. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Transform Your Life with NLP: Teach Yourself
By Paul Jenner
Transform Your Life with NLP gives you the motivation and the tools you need to change any, or every, aspect of your life. Use the NLP mindset to program your subconscious, and you will be able to improve anything from sporting success to work performance. You can also use NLP to boost your self-esteem and to find resilience at times of stress or pressure. You don't need to be an expert or even to have any experience of NLP, and a tailored two-week program at the end of the book will ensure you reach all your goals and help you to set new ones. Featuring self-assessment exercises, write-in review areas and other learning materials that really work, this book has the power to change your life.
To Plant A Walnut Tree
By Trevor Waldock
Whether you're a twenty-something executive coming up for breath or a CEO at the top of your game, whether you re considering retirement or a career break, To Plant A Walnut Tree is a personal invitation to reshape your life and find a pathway to share wisdom in a practical way.
Troubleshoot PC Problems Yourself: Flash
By Anthony Price
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Based on Windows 7 Troubleshoot PC Problems Yourself is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to carrying out the bulk of maintenance and upgrade tasks for the Windows 7 operating system using little more than a single screwdriver and standard software tools. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover how to deal with most tasks without the costly help of an IT consultant.
By Stephen Lundin And Carr Hagerm
Stephen Lundin has helped thousands of people to transform their businesses through the phenomenal bestselling FISH! series. Now, the pioneering author has developed a new formula for success that demonstrates how the energy, passion and dynamism that street performers bring to their art can be harnessed by managers to enliven businesses and to inject a massive boost to sales. In this engaging parable, Jim, a disciplined but uninspired sales manager encounters a street performer and is struck by his ability to engage his audience and how good he makes the people around him feel. The two join forces and the result is a book that is packed with innovative techniques to produce dramatic improvements in natural energy and sales performance. Top Performer's simple but life-changing lessons include:¬? - Claim Your Pitch (Own your work, and stand out as the unique and authentic you.)¬? - Mine the Mess (Look for inspiration in unexpected places.)¬? - Choose Your Close (Make it original, so they'll never forget you.)¬? - . . . and so much more!
Tips For Passing Psychometric Tests: Bullet Guides
By Bernice Walmsley
Open this book and you will- Master tests- Be prepared - Gain confidence - Get results
Tackling Tough Interview Questions: Bullet Guides
By Karen Mannering
What's in this book?Open this book and you will... - Be prepared - Avoid common mistakes - Answer with confidence - Get the jobLearn to tackle tough interviews:- Preparing for the interview- Answering standard questions- Clarifying qualifications and experience- Questions about gaps in your CV- Questions about career change- Questioning your potential- Interview for a promotion- Questions work both ways- Assessment centres What are Bullet Guides?The answers you need - now.Clear and concise guides in a portable format. Information is displayed in an easy-to-read layout with helpful images and tables. Bullet Guides include all you need to know about a subject in a nutshell. Get right to the point without wading through loads of unnecessary information.
Teambuilding: Bullet Guides
By Mac Bride
What's in this book?Open this book and you will...- Inspire your team- Set clear objectives- Delegate better- Master meetingsLearn about teambuilding:- Leaders and teams- Team development- The art of delegation- Setting team goals- Conducting productive meetings- Parallel thinking- Communication tips- Team motivationWhat are Bullet Guides?The answers you need - now.Clear and concise guides in a portable format. Information is displayed in an easy-to-read layout with helpful images and tables. Bullet Guides include all you need to know about a subject in a nutshell. Get right to the point without wading through loads of unnecessary information.
Tackling Tough Interview Questions In A Week
By Mo Shapiro, Alison Straw
The ability to give a successful answers to tough interview questions is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Mo Shapiro and Alison Straw, leading experts on interviews as both coaches and practitioners, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to shine at an interview.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!