the gift of imperfection pdf

Book Title : The Gifts of Imperfection
Author : Breň Brown
Publisher : Hazelden Publishing
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 137
ISBN : 9781592858491
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An expert of the psychology of shame presents advice on how to overcome paralyzing fears and self-consciousness, and at the same time increase feelings of self-worth, gratitude, and acceptance.

Book Title : Medicine for Life A Practical Guide for Success
Author : Jacques G LeBlanc M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release Date : 2015-12-18
Pages : 346
ISBN : 9781483441863
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Deciding on a career path is difficult for many people. Deciding of the best university, of an interesting and challenging subspecialty, of where to get established, are just a few of the vast challenges you will face in preparing for a successful medical career. Whether you are a medical student, a resident, a family practitioner or a specialist, this book is an essential guide for many if not every facet of your medical career. It is a valuable resource because it covers a wide variety of topics such as choosing a medical school, a residency training program, a type of practice, establishing your practice, surrounding yourself with experts ( accountants, financial advisors, banker and others ), understanding the realities, challenges and up-coming changes in medical practice, preparing for retirement and retiring. Browse to the book as often as you want to refresh your memory, to look at a specific subject.

Book Title : Like She Owns the Place
Author : Cara Alwill Leyba
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2018-07-10
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780525533115
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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From the woman who has built an empire of badass female entrepreneurs comes the long-awaited sequel to Girl Code. Cara Alwill Leyba's riveting voice and kinship with her audience drove the self-published success of Girl Code, a book that encouraged women to support each other in the business community. Now her many fans are ready to take the next step: building sustainable confidence from the ground up. Most women who are insecure look for the equivalent of a sugar rush, such as telling themselves they're better than other people or changing the way they look. But those tricks won't protect them from losing confidence in the future. Neither will simply being outspoken and aggressive, if those traits aren't authentic. Leyba has three simple but provocative arguments. First, confidence doesn't come from "winning" -- it comes comes from ignoring the success narratives we absorb from magazines and movies. Second, the impressions people make on others depend on their personalities, not their looks--so there's no reason to use the word "ugly," ever. Finally, the foundation of confidence comes from "audacious auditing," Leyba's term for identifying toxic people and habits and getting rid of them. Written in her chatty, older-sister voice, and full of revealing stories from every stage of Cara's life, Like She Owns The Place will help readers rewire their minds to be more confident. Take it from the woman who quit her job at MTV, dyed her hair pink, and made herself a bestselling author -- there's a path becoming stronger and happier.

Book Title : Love for Imperfect Things
Author : Haemin Sunim
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release Date : 2019-01-24
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9780241331132
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A beautiful guide for learning to love ourselves, from the author of the internationally bestselling The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down No one is perfect. But that doesn't stop us from imagining ourselves smarter, funnier, richer, or thinner, and how much happier we would then be. Love for Imperfect Things, by the bestselling Korean monk, Haemin Sunim, shows how the path to happiness and peace of mind includes not only strong relationships with others, but also letting go of worries about ourselves. Packed with his typical spiritual wisdom, Sunim teaches us to embrace our flaws rather than trying to overcome them, and demonstrates that love has very little to do with perfection. With chapters on self-compassion, relationships, empathy, courage, family, healing, our true nature, and acceptance, as well as beautiful full-colour illustrations, Love for Imperfect Things is a much-needed guide for learning to love ourselves - imperfections and all. 'Universal truths, beautifully expressed, lovingly illustrated . . . this is a book to keep close at hand' - Mark Williams, co-author of 'Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World', on 'The Things You Can See' 'A remarkable gift, a compendium of practical wisdom. It is accessible brilliance' - Allan Lokos, founder and guiding teacher, Community Meditation Center, NYC, on 'The Things You Can See'

Book Title : Finish
Author : Jon Acuff
Publisher : Portfolio
Release Date : 2018-12-04
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9780525537311
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Year after year, readers pulled me aside at events and said, "I've never had a problem starting. I've started a million things, but I never finish them. Why can't I finish? According to studies, 92 percent of New Year's resolutions fail. You've practically got a better shot at getting into Juilliard to become a ballerina than you do at finishing your goals. For years, I thought my problem was that I didn't try hard enough. So I started getting up earlier. I drank enough energy drinks to kill a horse. I hired a life coach and ate more superfoods. Nothing worked, although I did develop a pretty nice eyelid tremor from all the caffeine. It was like my eye was waving at you, very, very quickly. Then, while leading a thirty-day online course to help people work on their goals, I learned something surprising: The most effective exercises were not those that pushed people to work harder. The ones that got people to the finish line did just the opposite-- they took the pressure off. Why? Because the sneakiest obstacle to meeting your goals is not laziness, but perfectionism. We're our own worst critics, and if it looks like we're not going to do something right, we prefer not to do it at all. That's why we're most likely to quit on day two, "the day after perfect"--when our results almost always underperform our aspirations. The strategies in this book are counterintuitive and might feel like cheating. But they're based on studies conducted by a university researcher with hundreds of participants. You might not guess that having more fun, eliminating your secret rules, and choosing something to bomb intentionally works. But the data says otherwise. People who have fun are 43 percent more successful! Imagine if your diet, guitar playing, or small business was 43 percent more successful just by following a few simple principles. If you're tired of being a chronic starter and want to become a consistent finisher, you have two options: You can continue to beat yourself up and try harder, since this time that will work. Or you can give yourself the gift of done.

Book Title : Overloaded and Underprepared
Author : Denise Pope
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2015-06-17
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781119022565
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Praise for Overloaded and Underprepared “Parents, teachers, and administrators are all concerned that America’s kids are stressed out, checked out, or both—but many have no idea where to begin when it comes to solving the problem. That’s why the work of Challenge Success is so urgent. It has created a model for creating change in our schools that is based on research and solid foundational principles like communication, creativity, and compassion. If your community wants to build better schools and a brighter future, this book is the place to start.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind “Challenge Success synthesizes the research on effective school practices and offers concrete tools and strategies that educators and parents can use immediately to make a difference in their communities. By focusing on the day-to-day necessities of a healthy schedule; an engaging, personalized, and rigorous curriculum; and a caring climate, this book is an invaluable resource for school leaders, teachers, parents, and students to help them design learning communities where every student feels a sense of belonging, purpose, and motivation to learn the skills necessary to succeed now and in the future.” —Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Stanford University “Finally, a book about education and student well-being that is both research-based and eminently readable. With all the worry about student stress and academic engagement, Pope, Brown and Miles gently remind us that there is much we already know about how to create better schools and healthier kids. Citing evidence-based ‘best practices’ gleaned from years of work with schools across the country, they show us what is not working, but more importantly, what we need to do to fix things. Filled with practical suggestions and exercises that can be implemented easily, as well as advice on how to approach long-term change, Overloaded and Underprepared is a clear and compelling roadmap for teachers, school administrators and parents who believe that we owe our children a better education.” —Madeline Levine, co-founder Challenge Success; author of The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well “This new book from the leaders behind Challenge Success provides a thorough and balanced exploration of the structural challenges facing students, parents, educators, and administrators in our primary and secondary schools today. The authors’ unique approach of sharing proven strategies that enable students to thrive, while recognizing that the most effective solutions are tailored on a school-by-school basis, makes for a valuable handbook for anyone seeking to better understand the many complex dimensions at work in a successful learning environment.” —John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University

Book Title : A Point of No Return
Author : Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi
Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Release Date : 2017
Pages : 286
ISBN : 9783643909251
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In his post-synodal exhortation Amoris laetitia, Pope Francis calls upon the church to "make room for the consciences of the faithful, who very often respond as best they can to the Gospel amid their limitations, and are capable of carrying out their own discernment in complex situations." Respect for personal conscience and pastoral discernment should also guide the church's theological stance and pastoral attitude toward contemporary forms of living together, especially those that do not conform to the ideal of exclusive and lifelong marriage. This volume explores the implications of this vision, with particular regard to the divorced and remarried. (Series: INTAMS Studies on Marriage and Family / INTAMS-Studien zu Ehe und Familie, Vol. 2) [Subject: Catholic Studies, Marriage & Family]

Book Title : Heliodora and Other Poems Classic Reprint
Author : Hilda Doolittle
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Release Date : 2016-11-22
Pages : 130
ISBN : 1334364273
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Excerpt from Heliodora, and Other Poems The poem Lais has in italics a translation of the Plato epigram in the Greek Anthology. Heliodora has in italics the two Meleager epigrams from the Anthology. In Nossis is the translation of the opening lines of the Garland of Meleager and the poem of Nossis herself in the Greek Anthology. The four Sappho fragments are te - worked freely. The Odyssey is a translation of the opening of the first book. The Ion is a translation of the latter part of the first long choros of the Ion of Euripides. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Book Title : Creativity Takes Courage
Author : Irene Smit
Publisher : Workman Publishing
Release Date : 2018-08-21
Pages : 208
ISBN : 1523503556
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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From the creative minds at Flow magazine, a practical and inspirational guide to finding the courage creativity requires: the courage to fail, the courage to step out of one's comfort zone, the courage to be bored, the courage to get started. Twelve creative "dares" are presented with text, illustration, fill-in pages, and paper goodies--all in the name of inspiring creative activity.

Book Title : Sermons
Author : John Wesley
Publisher :
Release Date : 1860
Pages :
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CU17930901
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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