My Conversation With Katy Butler, Author Of The Art Of Dying Well: A Practical Guide To A Good End Of Life

Click Here To Listen Katy Butler A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door. The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully to change. Packed with extraordinarily helpful insights and inspiring true stories, award-winning journalist and prominent end-of-life speaker Katy Butler shows how to thrive in later life (even when coping with a chronic medical condition), how to get the best from our health system, and how to make your own “good [...]

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My Conversation With Marc Lesser, Author Of Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons From Google And A Zen Monastery Kitchen

Click Here To Listen Marc Lesser What would your work and your life look like if you knew how to stay focused yet flexible, if you got more of the right things done, and if you were helping to create a more peaceful world at the same time? “A mindful leader makes the work environment a generative social field in which compassion, connection, and creativity thrive. The seven accessible practices in this book can teach you how to become just such a leader.” — from the foreword by Daniel J. Siegel, MD, executive director of Mindsight Institute Today’s leaders are grappling with the pace and complexity of change, the challenge of supporting healthy collaboration and [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Business, Careers, Gospel, Self-Help, Spirituality, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Conversation With Marc Lesser, Author Of Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons From Google And A Zen Monastery Kitchen

My Conversation With Adela Schicker, Author Of The End of Procrastination: How To Stop Postponing And Live A Fulfilled Life

Click Here To Listen Adela Schicker Simple, science-based tools to stop procrastination Even with overflowing inboxes, thousands of unread notifications, and unmet deadlines, most people still can’t manage to take control of their time and stop procrastinating. The End of Procrastination tackles this ubiquitous issue head on, helping you stop putting off work and reclaim your time. Author Petr Ludwig shows that ending procrastination is more than a wise time management strategy―it’s essential to developing a sense of purpose and leading a happier more fulfilled life. The keys to overcoming procrastination are simple. With eight clear, approachable tools―from quick daily worksheets to shift your perspective to to-do lists that actually help you get things done―The [...]

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Robert Greene’s Laws Of Human Nature, One Of The Most Important And Best Written Books Ever!

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My Conversation With Courtney Carver, Author Of Soulful Simplicity: How Living With Less Can Lead To So Much More

Click Here To Listen Courtney Carver-Soulful Simplicity Courtney Carver shows us the power of simplicity to improve our health, build more meaningful relationships, and relieve stress in our professional and personal lives. We are often on a quest for more—we give in to pressure every day to work more, own more, and do more. For Carver, this constant striving had to come to a stop when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Stress was like gasoline on the fire of symptoms, and it became clear that she needed to root out the physical and psychological clutter that were the source of her debt and discontent. In this book, she shows us how to pursue [...]

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My Conversation With US Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Author of Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back

Click Here To Listen Jackie Speier An inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre and becoming a fearless voice against injustice and inequality by California congresswoman Jackie Speier. Jackie Speier was twenty-eight when she joined Congressman Leo Ryan’s delegation to rescue defectors from cult leader Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana. Ryan was killed on the airstrip tarmac. Jackie was shot five times at point-blank range. While recovering from what would become one of the most harrowing tragedies in recent history, Jackie had to choose: Would she become a victim or a fighter? The choice to survive against unfathomable odds empowered her with a resolve to become a vocal proponent for human [...]

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My Conversation With Vanya Erickson, Author Of Boot Language

Click Here To Listen Vanya Erickson From the outside, Vanya’s childhood looked idyllic: she rode horses with her father in the solitude of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and attended flamboyant operas with her mother in the city. But life for Vanya and her family turned dark when ghosts from her father’s service on a Pacific destroyer in World War II tore her family apart. Set in postwar California, this is the story of a girl who tried to make sense of her parents’ unpredictable actions―from being left to lie in her own blood-soaked diaper while her Christian Scientist mother prayed, refusing to get medical help to watching her father writhe on his bed in the [...]

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“Steel Is Forged In Heat. Water Becomes Ice When Frozen. New Beginnings Take Shape From Extreme Conditions.” DrAlvin.com

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“If At The Finish Line You Win, The Speed Bumps And The False Starts Along The Way Don’t Really Matter.” – Dr. Alvin’s Narratives of Wisdom

By |December 4th, 2018|Dr. Alvin's Narratives of Wisdom, Gospel, Spirituality, Wisdom|Comments Off on “If At The Finish Line You Win, The Speed Bumps And The False Starts Along The Way Don’t Really Matter.” – Dr. Alvin’s Narratives of Wisdom