Explores the art and science of cultivating consistent happiness. With practical examples, activites, and engaging stories, the author offers principles and tools to help readers lead more rich and fulfilling lives. This book provides the vehicle to rethink who we are and what we are seeking in the world in order to become more of what we want to be. Original.
This rare collection of time-honored wisdom gently guides, inspires, and opens us to life as it is meant to be, even in its ups and downs—joyous, peaceful, and prosperous. Chris Prentiss spent forty years searching for the world’s secrets that for thousands of years have brought people success, prosperity, and deep-down, soul-drenching happiness. The Little Book of Secrets: Gentle Wisdom for Joyful Living is the result of his quest. This delightful book shares 81 precious sayings distilled from the world’s ancient wisdom along with the author’s own perceptive comments. Both will help you find insight, peace, and guidance in our busy, modern world. These elegant principles for enlightened living cover everything from creating enduring relationships to achieving a quiet and contented heart to the best way to face conflict, loss, and danger. “Following the path of the secrets,” says Chris Prentiss, “has brought me and others to whom I have revealed the secrets all the good things we mo
Joy is hoped for, wished for, prayed for, sought for, fought for. It is missing, wanted, needed. It is attainable. It is not an elusive dream or a someday. It is a now. Oh Da Joy is a series of short life lessons. Each focuses on a different aspect of living joyfully. Each lesson was learned through an event or events in my life and in the lives of those I know. Some have been lessons of heart-rending loss, while others still bring that laugh out loud even after years. All have brought a way to live a joyful life. The book is presented as a conversation instead of a thesis. This isn't a scholarly book of research, as important as those are. It's a discussion with my readers, not presented with fancy words, but with my heart. For in the end, it is with the reader's heart that they will find the way to live in joy.
Bring Mindfulness, Joy and Simplicity Into Your Life
Author: Jo Peters
Pubpsher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW
Learn the Japanese secrets to finding calm, contentment and happiness With its roots in Buddhist thinking, Japanese culture is known for its sincere and mindful approach to life. From ikigai (finding your purpose) to ikebana (the art of flower arranging), Japanese ideas offer the wider world the promise of peacefulness and inspiration. Discover these calming insights and more inside this beautiful volume. Including tips on mindfulness, finding contentment, and doing more with less, this book will be your guide to the land of the rising sun, and help you to live a rich, joyful and thoughtful life.
From The Social cohost Cynthia Loyst, a deeply personal lifestyle book about how to take the guilt out of pleasure and get to the heart of what you need and want in all aspects of life—from family, home, and work to love and sex. Find Your Pleasure is a pleasure revolution: where society has told women to feel guilty or ashamed for embracing pleasures, Cynthia Loyst shows you how to get to the heart of what you need and want, in every aspect of life. Live: Uncover the beauty of everyday moments, celebrate family and friends, find fun and satisfaction in your workdays, and enjoy the immense rewards parenting has to offer—all while being mindful of taking care of yourself. Love: Cynthia reveals everything from learning to enjoy your body more, ways to feel intimate and communicate effectively with your partner, and the keys to having better sex. Inspire: Find out how to let your creative self bloom, seek out exciting new pathways in life, and let kindness guide you with Cynthia’s tips and tricks for mastering mindfulness and meditation. Through her insightful anecdotes, Cynthia empowers women to revel in all of life’s joys, even the messy ones. Filled with beautiful color photographs, Find Your Pleasure is a treat for the soul that you can devour in one go or savor in tiny bites.
[b]"Meaningful living is choosing your passions over your fears. It is accepting what you cannot control and focusing on what is in your power."[/b]Too often our meaningful lives and the things we are passionate about are buried under disappointments and lost dreams.Christopher F. Brown, LCSW, MBA, offers a powerful book combining psychological concepts with beautiful, provocative artwork done by John Palmer to help us move beyond the pain in our present lives to something more valuable and joyful. Divided into four stages, Brown has put together this thought-provoking guide to transform a life filled with dissatisfaction to a life filled with true meaning. Open to any page and begin your own journey toward a meaningful life.
Thomas Kinkade candidly shares his feelings and daily routine as well as his insights in Lightposts for Living. The book is a sincere gift from the heart, allowing a walk down the path lit by Kinkade's vision of how good life can be.