Life's Greatest Lessons

20 Things That Matter

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Author: Hal Urban

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743243186

Category: Self-Help

Page: 192

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With more than a quarter million copies sold, award-winning teacher Hal Urban outlines twenty lessons that answer timeless questions about how to make the most of your life. Life’s Greatest Lessons is a wise, wonderful book. In it, Hal Urban, a parent and an award-winning teacher, presents twenty principles that are as deeply rooted in common sense as they are in compassion. The topics, gathered from a lifetime of teaching both children and adults, span a wide range of readily understood concepts, including attitudes about money, understanding the real meaning of “success,” and the importance of having fun. The book will help you find the best—in the world, in others, and in yourself. Classic in its simplicity and enduring in its appeal, Life’s Greatest Lessons helps us all rediscover that the desire to live a good life is timeless.

Walking with Justice

Uncommon Lessons from One of Life's Greatest Mentors

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Author: Mollie Marti

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 160832236X

Category: Self-Help

Page: N.A

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Life's Toughest Lessons Aren't Meant for Nothing

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Author: Terry Dodd

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1602665680

Category: Religion

Page: 312

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Writing from a journal of love and care for his wife of 46 years as she courageously and faithfully--yet unsuccessfully--battled cancer for 19 months, the author conveys how God uses circumstances to prune and refine believers. (Motivation)

Choices That Change Lives

15 Ways to Find More Purpose, Meaning, and Joy

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Author: Hal Urban

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743282388

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Hal Urban, author of the much-loved bestsellers Life's Greatest Lessons and Positive Words, Powerful Results, gives us his third book of inspirational and practical wisdom on leading a more meaningful and more joyful life. With Choices That Change Lives, Hal reminds us that our lives are the result of our choices and the most important choices we make become our character traits, the ones that lead to fulfillment and peace of mind. He illuminates fifteen character traits that help us more fully develop our capacity to live rich and rewarding lives. He assures us that it's never too late to change, to break the chains of self-defeating attitudes and habits, and challenges us to dig a little deeper -- to grow in such qualities as humility, patience, empathy, and courage -- and to renew ourselves daily.

The Quest for Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging

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Author: Bruce A. Carnes,S. Jay Olshansky

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393245888

Category: Science

Page: 256

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"This is by far the best book I've read on the science of aging."—Andrew Weil, M.D. "Life-span Truth Will Set You Free from Age-old Worries," announced the Chicago Tribune upon the first publication of this book. The New England Journal of Medicine confirmed, "For readers interested in aging and longevity, this small book clearly explains the major concepts...extremely enjoyable to read." From NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw to Scientific American to the New York Times, S. Jay Olshansky and Bruce A. Carnes have stirred up controversy and brought clarity to an issue often muddled by exaggeration and pseudoscience. Medical science has uncovered a host of answers to the problems of aging, but many of the most exciting discoveries are buried in scientific journals or overshadowed by popular quick-fix treatments. The Quest for Immortality explains the real science of aging and shows which treatments offered by today's multi-billion-dollar anti-aging industries offer real hope, and which are a waste of money and time.

Positive Words, Powerful Results

Simple Ways to Honor, Affirm, and Celebrate Life

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Author: Hal Urban

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743257695

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 205

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The author of Life's Greatest Lessons shares an inspirational, common-sense lesson on how words can create a positive influence in our lives by helping heal rifts, build lasting relationships, enhance morale and self-esteem, improve performance, and change the lives of everyone around us. Original. 125,000 first printing.

God's Shrink

10 Sessions and Life's Greatest Lessons from an Unexpected Patient

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Author: Michael Adamse

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 0757306179

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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A Riveting Spiritual Thrill Ride Like most seasoned psychiatrists, Dr. Richard Johnson thought he'd heard it all. His assuredness falters when a first-time client arrives at his office and announces that he is God. Listening intently to the man, who is obviously suffering from severe psychosis, he agrees to take the case. What transpires over the course of the next nine sessions will test everything in the doctor's bag of tricks. As he struggles to unravel the client's illness before he becomes a danger to himself, a chilling series of coincidences and events cause him to question everything he thought he knew about himself, his place in the world, and life after death. Was their time together the revelations of divinity or the ramblings of a delusional? What's possible? You decide . . . Ten sessions. A lifetime of answers. Under normal circumstances, the province of psychotherapy is practiced privately. What is said behind closed doors remains there. The patient can sing like a bird, but the therapist is ethically and legally bound by confidentiality. I can truthfully say that in all my years of practice, I only gave up two patients. The first involved serious child abuse and the second concerned an individual who was imminently suicidal. These were clearly based on a duty to warn and protect. What you will read in these pages is the third breach of my silence and has nothing to do with legalities or ethics. It has to do with a patient whose initial claims represented the most elaborate and complex delusional system I've ever encountered. I was given express permission to tell the story in a public forum. Indeed, I was encouraged to.

The Man Who Loved Seagulls

Essential Life Lessons from the World's Greatest Wisdom Traditions

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Author: Osho

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429944663

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 272

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One of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century shares the inspirational insights of timeless philosophies in The Man Who Loved Seagulls: Essential Life Lessons from the World’s Greatest Wisdom Traditions. In The Man Who Loved Seagulls, Osho discusses essential stories and parables from the world’s great wisdom traditions of Zen, Taoism, Christianity, and Judaism. Osho—himself a master storyteller—interprets the stories in this collection and applies them to the concerns of modern day life. The valuable lessons they impart are both timely and universal. The stories encourage meditation as they are meant to be told and studied again and again, in order to discover new layers of meaning with each reading. Ideas and topics include: * The futility of chasing happiness * The journey from fear to freedom * The Zen approach to death and dying * The extraordinary intelligence of innocence * And much more Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

A Blessing in Disguise

39 Life Lessons from Today's Greatest Teachers

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Author: Andrea Joy Cohen M.D.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101206888

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

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Today's greatest luminaries generously share personal stories about their most challenging experience-and provide the healing wisdom that helped them emerge fortified with inner-peace, strengthened faith, and a deeper understanding of life. Features pieces by: Dean Ornish Rachel Naomi Remen Bernie Siegel Joan Borysenko Harriet Lerner Belleruth Naparstek Stephen Levine Martha Beck Dharma Singh Khalsa Daphne Rose Kingma David Whyte Anne Wilson Schaef And Others

3 Minutes Or Less

Life Lessons from America's Greatest Writers

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Author: Pen/Faulkner Foundation

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1582340692

Category: Fiction

Page: 369

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Each October at the PEN Gala, well-known authors take the stage of the Folger Shakespeare Library's Theatre to ponder the meaning of such universal mysteries as "obsession," illusion," first love," and more. Each author is given only three minutes or less to speak. The results have been unpredictable -- cleaver, confessional, inspiring, hilarious, profound, and all of them entertaining. Seventy-five essays have been transcribed for the first time, and comprise this unique anthology.