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The Complete Essays of Michel de Montaigne By Michel de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533 – 1592) was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. He became famous for his... More > effortless ability to merge serious intellectual exercises with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais (translated literally as "Attempts" or "Trials") contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers all over the world, including René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Albert Hirschman, William Hazlitt, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare.< Less
How I Got Fit By Learning to Swim By Antonio Loglisci
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I wanted to write this book to give hope and motivation to those who think they should be doing sports, but for one reason or another they haven’t successfully begun. In a practical and ironic... More > style, I told how, from total inactivity, I succeeded in reaching competitive levels, staying highly motivated, even after the bitterest losses. Here’s the reason why, in addition to my personal story, I wanted to insert a substantial analytical-motivational section, complete with examples, anecdotes and practical exercises. I like to say that finally a book has been written by a common swimming pool participant, who, for health reasons, found himself having to learn to swim as a grown up, facing the typical sports learning difficulties faced by adults. "How I Got Fit By Learning to Swim" is a varied book, funny and, most of all, useful.< Less
How I got fit by learning to swim By Antonio Loglisci
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"I wanted to write this book to give hope and motivation to those who think they should be doing sports, but for one reason or another they haven’t successfully begun. In a practical and... More > ironic style, I told how, from total inactivity, I succeeded in reaching competitive levels, staying highly motivated, even after the bitterest losses. Here’s the reason why, in addition to my personal story, I wanted to insert a substantial analytical-motivational section, complete with examples, anecdotes and practical exercises. I like to say that finally a book has been written by a common swimming pool participant, who, for health reasons, found himself having to learn to swim as a grown up, facing the typical sports learning difficulties faced by adults. “How I got fit by learning to swim” is a varied book, funny and, most of all, useful.< Less
Tapping Creativity By Geoffrey Hineman
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Perfect for writers of all skill levels, Tapping Creativity teaches you how to cultivate your greatest asset: your unique and individual sense of creativity. Tapping Creativity is perfect... More > for: Teens just starting to explore their creativity through writingCollege students steeped in the study of the craftProfessionals with decades of experienceAnd More Best of all, unlike simple prompts, the exercises in Tapping Creativity can be done over and over again with different results each time. The casual yet clear approach really keeps the guidelines together, and the anecdotes fill in everything nicely. -Jason H., Marquette, MI Though I'm not a writer, I've always been interested. Tapping Creativity is encouraging and accessible unlike other writing books I've read. -Mike W., Boston, MA Start Tapping Creativity today!< Less
Finding the Gorgeous In You: A Toolbox for Life By Lisa Bowen
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Every one of us has an inner spark inside, just waiting to be released into the world. In Finding the Gorgeous in You, Lisa Bowen, a therapist and coach, shares lessons learned and practical advice... More > that will help anyone let go of old belief patterns, find their own unique Gorgeous, and create a new fulfilling reality. With a fun and easy-to-follow style, Lisa offers valuable advice, personal stories, and playtime exercises that teach others how to stop self-sabotaging behaviours; commit to loving and honouring themselves; meditate to gain clarity; remove negative influences; develop an attitude for gratitude; and practice forgiveness. Included are seven introspective questions to start and end each day as well as a charting tool to help stay on track. Finding the Gorgeous in You offers anecdotes and tools from a therapist that guides others to discover their inner spark and ultimately use it to influence the world in a positive way.< Less
Relax & Write By Maia Danziger
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Relax & Write™ is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in doing creative work. The book distills Maia Danziger's unique method for unlocking the unconscious and using the rich... More > material found there for life and art. For writers - whether you're a novice or a novelist - Relax & Write™ proves the blank page is nothing to fear. Structured as 12 different journeys, Relax & Write™ teaches deep relaxation techniques and leads the reader through a series of guided meditation exercises. The process soon forges an infinitely repeatable path, a clear and easily accessible way to get deep writing done. As she skillfully builds your writing into a practice, Danziger also demystifies the process, sharing insights and anecdotes from her experiences and those of her students. Playful, poetic and, most important, practical, Relax & Write™ empowers writers to awaken the inner voice they've always wanted to hear.< Less
Finding the Gorgeous in You: A Toolbox for Life By Lisa Bowen
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Every one of us has an inner spark inside, just waiting to be released into the world. In Finding the Gorgeous in You, Lisa Bowen, a therapist and coach, shares lessons learned and practical advice... More > that will help anyone let go of old belief patterns, find their own unique Gorgeous, and create a new fulfilling reality. With a fun and easy-to-follow style, Lisa offers valuable advice, personal stories, and playtime exercises that teach others how to stop self-sabotaging behaviours; commit to loving and honouring themselves; meditate to gain clarity; remove negative influences; develop an attitude for gratitude; and practice forgiveness. Included are seven introspective questions to start and end each day as well as a charting tool to help stay on track. Finding the Gorgeous in You offers anecdotes and tools from a therapist that guides others to discover their inner spark and ultimately use it to influence the world in a positive way.< Less
DEFRIENDED: A Guide to Breaking Up and Shaping Up By Christina Morelli
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Drop the cookies. Step away from the Facebook page. Reclaim your life. Dating ruts and dieting demons are battled out in this get-it-together guide to breaking up, shaping up, and defriending toxic... More > relationships once and for all. DEFRIENDED is part memoir, part self-help; a slightly self-deprecating and hopefully inspiring four-stage guide to healing, rebuilding and moving on post-break up. Drawn from the personal experience of author Christina Morelli, DEFRIENDED examines the self-destructive tendencies we engage in with relationships, dieting and exercise, draws parallels between the three, and provides insight into overcoming those saboteurs for good. Filled with anecdotes, advice, checklists, playlists, fun facts and tough love, DEFRIENDED is certain to leave you with a newfound sense of empowerment, a discovery of control, and above all, comfort in knowing you're not alone.< Less
The A-Z of the PhD Trajectory: A Practical Guide for a Successful Journey (Springer Texts in Education) By Eva O.L. Lantsoght
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Is suitable for a classroom setting as well as for self-study Offers advice, anecdotes and exercises to teach junior PhD students in STEM how to succeed Provides information and suggested methods... More > for all steps of the PhD trajectory Contains an extensive glossary of terms This textbook is a guide to success during the PhD trajectory. The first part of this book takes the reader through all steps of the PhD trajectory, and the second part contains a unique glossary of terms and explanation relevant for PhD candidates. Written in the accessible language of the PhD Talk blogs, the book contains a great deal of practical advice for carrying out research, and presenting one’s work. It includes tips and advice from current and former PhD candidates, thus representing a broad range of opinions.< Less
Lunch Buddies By Lynette Fleming & Susan Dudra
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Want to cash in on the movement back to the brown bag lunch? Are memories of soggy sandwiches holding you back? We will teach you how to turn the old "brown bag" lunch into dining at its... More > finest in the comfort of your office breakroom ... saving you money, time, and calories in the process. Inside the cover of this fascinating book filled with amusing anecdotes and historical tales about the world's healthiest foods, you will find more than 90 delicious recipes which can be adapted to the brown bag. This book will teach you how to rely on friendship to achieve a better diet, while lowering your food costs and saving time. Ever exercise with a buddy? You know you're more likely to stay the course with a friend. Now it's time to apply that principle to lunch, and this book is just the tool to help you do it. Don't want to buddy up or don't eat lunch? Filled with easy recipes for everyday people, this book will help you prepare better meals for you or your entire family ... for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.< Less

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