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  • 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans

    30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Karl Pillemer Ph.D.
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Hudson Street Press (2011, Nov 10th).
    Pages:   288

    More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding happiness. After a chance encounter with an extraordinary ninety-year-old woman, renowned gerontologist Karl Pillemer began to wonder what older people know about life that the rest of us don't.His quest led him to interview more than one thousand Americans over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues- children, marriage, money, career, aging. Their moving stories and uncompromisingly honest answers often surprised him. And he found that he consistently heard advice that pointed to these thirty lessons for living. Here he weaves their personal recollections of difficulties overcome and lives well lived into a timeless book filled with the hard-won advice these older Americans wish someone had given them when they were young. more

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  • Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life

    Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nancy Sleeth
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2012, Apr 1st).
    Pages:   272

    Have you ever stopped to think, Maybe the Amish are on to something? Look around. We tweet while we drive, we talk while we text, and we surf the Internet until we fall asleep. We are essentially plugged in and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rather than mastering technology, we have allowed technology to master us. We are an exhausted nation. No one has enough time, everyone feels stressed out, and our kids spend more hours staring at a screen each week than they do playing outside. It’s time to simplify our lives, make faith and family the focal point, and recapture the lost art of simple living. Building on the basic principles of Amish life, Nancy Sleeth shows readers how making conscious choices to limit (and in some cases eliminate) technology’s hold on our lives and getting back to basics can help us lead calmer, more focused, less harried lives that result in stronger, deeper relationships with our families, friends, and God. more

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  • Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges

    Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Deepak Chopra
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Harmony (2012, Apr 3rd).
    Pages:   304

    Life is full of challenges, both big and small. Spirituality is here to offer solutions. Over the course of his career as physician, teacher, and bestselling author, Deepak Chopra has received thousands of questions from people facing every kind of challenge. They have asked how to lead more fulfilling lives, how to overcome relationship problems and personal obstacles. What’s the best way to deal with a passive-aggressive friend? Can a stagnant career be jump-started? In a world full of distractions and stress, how does one find time for meditation? Hidden among all of these questions are answers waiting to be uncovered. In this groundbreaking book, Chopra shows you how to expand your awareness, which is the key to the confusion and conflict we all face. more

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  • Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation

    Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rajinder Singh
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Radiance Publishers (2007, Feb 26th).
    Pages:   187

    "Rajinder Singh's new book is food for the soul. It is inspiring and informative source that speaks to both beginner and experienced travelers on the path of life. I was uplifted as I read this book, and re-dedicated myself to honoring my inner work" Steven Halpern, recording artist and educator --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. more

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  • Empowering Your Soul Through Meditation

    Empowering Your Soul Through Meditation

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rajinder Singh
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Radiance Publishers (2007, Feb 1st).
    Pages:   178

    "A Powerful, deep, clearly written book about practical spirituality that helps us let go of the self-made blacks that interfere with the awareness that we are one with God and each other, there is no separation, and that our soul is present and fully alive forever". Gerald G.Jampolsky, M.D. author of Love is Letting Go of Fear "This outstanding handbook reflects Singh's deep wisdom and realizations emerging from divine love and inner fulfillment." - Deepak Chopra --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. more

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