Legacy is about who we are and how we will be remembered. In this thought-provoking book, bestselling author Lyndsay Green compels us to think about our legacy and consider how we would feel if we knew our life would soon be over.
Author: Lyndsay Green
Category: Family & Relationships
Legacy is about who we are and how we will be remembered. In this thought-provoking book, bestselling author Lyndsay Green compels us to think about our legacy and consider how we would feel if we knew our life would soon be over. We assume that we’ll have time to think about our legacy; time to compose meaning for our lives; time to figure out our life’s purpose; time to make amends; time to clean up our messy lives. But what if we don’t? Would our time on Earth have made a difference to anyone or anything? What would we be leaving behind for those we love? What responsibilities would be left dangling? Green’s premise is that living with an eye to a future without us both enhances our present and shapes our legacy. With this awareness, we can lead inspired and fulfilled lives. Green examines the multiple facets that form a legacy, both material and non-material—from living a conscious life that makes a contribution, to writing our wills and recording our lives. She intersperses stories about struggles to align lives with values and efforts to write equitable wills, with eclectic tales about bequeathing tattoos and legacy bots using artificial intelligence so our digital selves can live forever. She wrote this book for people of all ages because our one precious life could end any day, and she offers insights for everyone regardless of assets. Her findings emphasize that since we’ll be leaving a legacy—like it or not—we’d be wise to pay attention to what it will be.
He wrote his conclusions in the Book of Ecclesiastes.Tommy Nelson continues his study of Solomon's writings by taking an in-depth look at Ecclesiastes.
Author: Tommy Nelson
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
In the desire and quest to make sense of the world and our existence, three great sirens have lured men and women into a lull with the empty promise to make their lives meaningful. The great king of Israel, Solomon, though the wisest man, was not immune to their song. But at the end of his life, Solomon, in all of his God-given wisdom, stopped to contemplate on all that competed for his attention. He wrote his conclusions in the Book of Ecclesiastes.Tommy Nelson continues his study of Solomon's writings by taking an in-depth look at Ecclesiastes. In a world such as ours, where the search for meaning and purpose propels mankind to try everything under the sun, Solomon's conclusions ring louder than ever for a people who need answers more than ever.
This book chronicles Gwen's life from her humble beginnings in New Plymouth, New Zealand to setting up the first bed-and-breakfast in Whitianga, New Zealand and then to entering the world of Queens, Princes and Presidents along with many ...
Author: Gwen Young-James
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
This book chronicles Gwen's life from her humble beginnings in New Plymouth, New Zealand to setting up the first bed-and-breakfast in Whitianga, New Zealand and then to entering the world of Queens, Princes and Presidents along with many well-known celebrities of our time. From Hollywood, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and Las Vegas. The book offers insights into the lives of the rich and powerful of America along with other tales from Gwen's marriages, her childhood and her adventures with her sister with whom she goes on a cruise each year.
In The Life Well Lived Professor Jim Lucey focuses on how a range of contemporary therapies can provide pathways to recovery.
Author: Jim Lucey
Publisher: Random House
Category: Health & Fitness
We all long to live a fulfilled and happy life – a life that offers us love and opportunity, independence and hope. Sadly, for many people struggling with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and addiction, recovery and a future full of potential may seem to be unachievable goals. In The Life Well Lived Professor Jim Lucey focuses on how a range of contemporary therapies can provide pathways to recovery. Through insightful case histories, he also explores issues such as stigma and other barriers to recovery, the true meaning of wellness, and how the rediscovery of a life of independence and social connection is not only possible but entirely achievable. Positive and optimistic, The Life Well Lived shines a light into the psychotherapeutic world – a world which is so often feared and misunderstood.
Your life! ONE THING I PROMISE...By the end of this book you will not look at your life the same way again...While the book is packed with stimulating ideas, it's an easy read with no chapter longer than 3 pages.
Author: Andrew Wood
Whatever your age, in this book I will challenge you to re-evaluate your life for the better. To ask yourself deeper more powerful questions about how you spend your time on earth. To think clearly about how you prioritize the things in life that are most important to you. To make changes and take actions that will enhance your experience, friendships and general enjoyment of life. To live with a passion, you might have forgot is even there...Do you feel you are you getting the most from your life, maximizing every single day?Are you passionate about your daily work or activities? Do you travel frequently and see many of the places you dreamed of seeing in the world? Do you feel time is running out too quickly on your goals or bucket list? Do you feel trapped in a situation that's holding you back? Would you like to ask better questions, take stronger actions and add more meaning, experience and color to your life? "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did so. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. "Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry." - Mark TwainFour of My Close Friends Never Saw Their 50th Birthday's I was lucky in a strange sort of way in that one of my best friends died when I was in my early 30's. He was a world-class athlete and only 42 years old. It quickly brought home to me how fickle life can be at an age when few people think of death. Most of us pretty much take our lives and our health for granted until we get ill or someone close to us dies. Since Dave's death 30 years ago three more of my good friends one man and two ladies have also died of various forms of cancer before, they were 50. Randy, Trish and Donna all had a whole lot of life still in them. Only Randy smoked, the rest had a healthy lifestyle and just got a bad draw in the gene pool. There is not much you can do about that except get constant check-ups and try and nip it in the bud. Even when the prognosis was fatal none of them expected to die. Two were convinced their faith in God would save them, the other that natural healing could do the job. All were making big plans for their future "when they got better." The future never came. Donna never got to see Hawaii, although we practically begged her to go, even offering frequent flyer miles and hotels to make it easy. Too many great people die with the life still in them. While there is little, we can do with the winds of fate we can make sure we get more joy, experience and adventure in our lives. As Jon Bon Jovi so eloquently said. "I don't want to live forever I just want to live while I'm alive!" Creating Your New Life BlueprintYou are neither too young or too old to start living a more fulfilling life. Go back through the 50 questions from chapter four and review them. Answer the hard ones with zero based thinking and re-evaluate how you will move forward. Shun the idea of living a balanced life and go all in to the key things that you love with passion. Start checking off that bucket list, take more chances and most of all take action towards creating a life truly well lived. Your life! ONE THING I PROMISE...By the end of this book you will not look at your life the same way again...While the book is packed with stimulating ideas, it's an easy read with no chapter longer than 3 pages. To back up my point of view, I have dug deep into the biographies of some very accomplished people and quote them at the start of each chapter. I have added their pictures as well to give addition meaning to them and provide additional stimulation to you.
This is a book that will make a difference, challenging the way we think about the practice, the craft of psychotherapy.
Author: Sylvia F. Crocker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Sylvia Crocker's A Well-Lived Life is a work of a daring and creative thinker, offering a bold reconceptualization of Gestalt therapy that extends all the way from its philosophical foundation to the nuances of its clinical application. In prose that is clear as a bell, Crocker fully exposes the depth and power of Gestalt therapy's field theoretical model, deftly moving from individual to larger systems work and back again, and capturing the full range of human psychological phenomena as she goes. From the acquisition and maintenance of simple behavioral habits, to the construction of personal narrative and myth, Crocker's Gestalt therapy model is equally at home and applicable. Her vision of Gestalt therapy is at the same time startingly unique and comfortably familiar. She is firmly rooted in Gestalt Therapy's 'phenomenological behaviorism, " but at the same time offers us a model for assessing and working with self functions which is remarkably creative, and represents an important new contribution to the field. And throughout the text, interpolated between her provocative theoretical formulations, we encounter Crocker the clinician - moving straight ahead, getting right at the issue, making sense, and all the while, concretely instructive regarding the nature of the work. This is a book that will make a difference, challenging the way we think about the practice, the craft of psychotherapy.
In A Life Well Lived, Charles Swindoll provides a poignant and inspirational message from the book of Micah that frees Christians from unscriptural notions of failure and shows them the rewards of an obedient heart.
Author: Charles R. Swindoll
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
In a world where everything is constantly moving forward, we often take a long, hard look in the mirror, see the same old sinner that should have been left behind long ago, and wonder if we’ve done enough to merit God’s approval. The Creator never intended us to be burdened by constant guilt, shame, and fear. In A Life Well Lived, Charles Swindoll provides a poignant and inspirational message from the book of Micah that frees Christians from unscriptural notions of failure and shows them the rewards of an obedient heart. Rather than focusing on the “Checklist Christianity” that misses God’s message of redemption, Swindoll encourages us to embrace the fullness of our Creator’s love. Leave the shackles of second-guessing forever behind and embrace God’s grace with A Life Well Lived. “What honors the Lord is a heart that beats in the same rhythm as His, a spirit that values the same qualities that define Him. He wants people who do what is right, who love kindness, and who walk humbly with Him. Do as he says, and you will not only honor the Lord you love, you will live life well.”
In this book I chart the journey we took and share our tips, ideas, recipes and recommendations to help you to do the same and discover the beauty in living well with less: Save More, Owe Less - Live More, Stress Less - Be More, Own Less.
Author: Katherine Bennett
Western culture wants us to spend, spend, spend. From childhood we're bamboozled and brainwashed into believing that buying stuff will make us feel better, feel sexier and that we will have 'made it' when we own houses big enough to hold all of this stuff. Possessions are the modern show pony for friends, family and peers. For many years I've hankered after a simpler life. One that will enable me to work from wherever I am. To not be tied to a geographical base. To not be reliant on one income stream. A few years ago however, I finally bit the bullet and REALLY started decluttering. I found that whilst I clearly had an emotional attachment to my belongings, the emotions I experienced on shedding my 'stuff' skin were relief and clarity and a lightness I had not experienced since childhood. Until my early thirties when I relocated from London to the south coast and met my future husband, I had lived a fairly nomadic lifestyle. Yet it had never curbed my fondness for accumulating stuff. I had admired the zeitgeist of minimalism, self-sufficiency and off-grid living without knowing how this fitted into my life or how to get there. In this book I chart the journey we took and share our tips, ideas, recipes and recommendations to help you to do the same and discover the beauty in living well with less: Save More, Owe Less - Live More, Stress Less - Be More, Own Less.
Author: Dr Monica Thomas ChandyPublish On: 2020-07-01
This book is a tribute to a man, who was born and raised in an unassuming Kerala town; rose up the corporate ladder, only to leave it all behind to help found Save The Children India, working towards better living and rights for the most ...
Author: Dr Monica Thomas Chandy
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This book is a tribute to a man, who was born and raised in an unassuming Kerala town; rose up the corporate ladder, only to leave it all behind to help found Save The Children India, working towards better living and rights for the most vulnerable children of India. The book brings together many memories and anecdotes, shared by family, friends, colleagues, industry doyens, corporate heads, intellectuals and theologians, who knew him, loved him, or who held his work ethics and life principles in high regard.
A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities.
Author: Dennie Briggs
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field.
In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are.
Author: Bill Burnett
#1 New York Times Bestseller At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise. "Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will." —Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive “This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love.” —David Kelley, Founder of IDEO “An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book’s most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics.” —Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.
The purpose of this volume is to begin to study "that which makes life worthwhile," and to investigate some possible mechanisms for promoting the ranks of healthy, productive, happy, and flourishing individuals.
Author: Corey L. M. Keyes
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
Category: Family & Relationships
Psychology has made great strides in understanding mental illness, but how much has it learned about mental health? When people want to reflect upon the good life and how to live it, they turn to philosophers and novelists, not psychologists. The emerging field of positive psychology aims to redress this imbalance. In Flourishing, distinguished scholars apply scientific analyses to study the good life, expanding the scope of social and psychological research to include happiness, well-being, courage, citizenship, play, and the satisfactions of healthy work and healthy relationships. Their findings reveal that a sense of meaning and a feeling of richness emerge in life as people immerse themselves in activities, relationships, and the pursuit of intrinsically satisfying goals like overcoming adversity or serving one's community through volunteering. This provocative book will further define this evolving field.
Author: Brenda Fleet/FinkhousePublish On: 2018-09-12
In spite of the ill treatment, she lived a later life of adventure, extensive travel, and unbelievable happiness.Today, after fifty-seven total years of marriage to two husbands, Brenda lives in Florida with her husband Dennis, a US Air ...
Author: Brenda Fleet/Finkhouse
This autobiography is about how a poor English girl, with no more than an eighth-grade education, through hard work and terrific foresight, became a millionaire by the age of thirty-seven.It also details how she was taken advantage of by family and business associates throughout her life. In spite of the ill treatment, she lived a later life of adventure, extensive travel, and unbelievable happiness.Today, after fifty-seven total years of marriage to two husbands, Brenda lives in Florida with her husband Dennis, a US Air Force Veteran.
My name is Mitzi. As of this writing I am sixteen days away from my eighty fifth birthday. Believe me when I say, it was no picnic getting here. I am now in the last quarter of my life. On July 9th, 2005, I lost the Love of My Life after being married almost forty three years. Not counting the six years that we were keeping company. I could honestly say that we were just as much in love with each other as we were the day we met. It was one of those clichés they call "Love at First Sight." He was ten years older than me. My husband Lee was ill for just about a year. In that year we became even closer which I did not think possible. I thought we already had all that love between us and that there was no more space available. For all you people out there, young and old, let me tell you what real love is about.