Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration Description:

i What does it mean to manage well i br From Ed Catmull co founder with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter of Pixar Animation Studios comes an incisive book about creativity in business sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink Tom Peters and Chip and Dan Heath i Creativity Inc i is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights a manual for anyone who strives for originality and the first ever all access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation into the meetings postmortems and Braintrust sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made It is at heart a book about how to build a creative culture but it is also as Pixar co founder and president Ed Catmull writes an expression of the ideas that I believe make the best in us possible For nearly twenty years Pixar has dominated the world of animation producing such beloved films as the i Toy Story i trilogy i Monsters Inc Finding Nemo The Incredibles Up i and i WALL E i which have gone on to set box office records and garner thirty Academy Awards The joyousness of the storytelling the inventive plots the emotional authenticity In some ways Pixar movies are an object lesson in what creativity really i is i Here in this book Catmull reveals the ideals and techniques that have made Pixar so widely admired and so profitable br br As a young man Ed Catmull had a dream to make the first computer animated movie He nurtured that dream as a Ph D student at the University of Utah where many computer science pioneers got their start and then forged a partnership with George Lucas that led indirectly to his founding Pixar with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter in Nine years later i Toy Story i was released changing animation forever The essential ingredient in that movie s success and in the thirteen movies that followed was the unique environment that Catmull and his colleagues built at Pixar based on philosophies that protect the creative process and defy convention such as br br Give a good idea to a mediocre team and they will screw it up But give a mediocre idea to a great team and they will either fix it or come up with something better br If you don t strive to uncover what is unseen and understand its nature you will be ill prepared to lead br It s not the manager s job to prevent risks It s the manager s job to make it safe for others to take them br The cost of preventing errors is often far greater than the cost of fixing them br A company s communication structure should not mirror its organizational structure Everybody should be able to talk to anybody br Do not assume that general agreement will lead to change it takes substantial energy to move a group even when all are on board

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration From The Private Sketchbooks Of Artists, Illustrators And Designers

An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration From The Private Sketchbooks Of Artists, Illustrators And Designers Description:

b Find Insight and Inspiration for Your Creative Life b br br An artist s journal is packed with sketches and captions some rough some polished The margins sometimes spill over with hurriedly scrawled shopping lists and phone numbers The cover may be travel worn and the pages warped from watercolors Open the book and raw creativity seeps from each color and line The intimacy and freedom on its pages are almost like being inside the artist s mind You get a direct window into risks lessons mistakes and dreams br br The private worlds of these visual journals are exactly what you ll find inside i An Illustrated Life i This book offers a sneak peak into the wildly creative imaginations of top illustrators designers and artists Included are sketchbook pages from R Crumb Chris Ware James Jean James Kochalka and many others In addition author b Danny Gregory b has interviewed each artist and shares their thoughts on living the artistic life through journaling br br Watch artists through words and images record the world they see and craft the world as they want it to be The pages of i An Illustrated Life i are sometimes startling sometimes endearing but always inspiring Whether you re an illustrator designer or simply someone searching for inspiration these pages will open a whole new world to you

Rating: 3.53 out of 5

THE SECRET GARDEN : an inspirational book (Illustrated)

THE SECRET GARDEN : an inspirational book (Illustrated) Description:

Free Audiobook Links br br Mary Lennox was horrid Selfish and spoilt she was sent to stay with her hunchback uncle in Yorkshire She hated it But when she finds the way into a secret garden and begins to tend it a change comes over her and her life br br She meets and befriends a local boy the talented Dickon and comes across her sickly cousin Colin who had been kept hidden from her Between them the three children work astonishing magic in themselves and those around them

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Inspiration: Your Ultimate Calling

Inspiration: Your Ultimate Calling Description:

There s a voice in the universe calling each of us to remember our purpose our reason for being here now in this world of impermanence The voice whispers shouts and sings to us that this experience of being in form in space and time knowing life and death has meaning The voice is that of inspiration which is within each and every one of us In this groundbreaking book b Dr Wayne W Dyer b explains how we ve chosen to enter this world of particles and form From our place of origin in ways that we don t readily comprehend now we knew what we were coming here to accomplish and we participated in setting this life process in motion So why not think this same way Why put the responsibility or blame on any one or any thing that s not a part of us On Earth we have the capacity of volition we can choose so let s assume that we had the same capacity when we resided in the spiritual realm We chose our physical body and we chose the parents we needed for the trip It doesn t seem too great a stretch to move into the idea that we chose this life in concert with our Source Each chapter in this book is filled with specifics for living an inspired life From a very personal viewpoint Wayne Dyer offers a blueprint through the world of spirit to inspiration your ultimate calling

Rating: 3.74 out of 5

Please Stop Laughing at Me... One Woman's Inspirational Story

Please Stop Laughing at Me... One Woman's Inspirational Story Description:

In her poignant work Jodee Blanco tells how school became a frightening and painful place where threats humiliation and assault were as much a part of her daily experience as bubblegum and lip gloss were for others It is an unflinching look at what it means to be an outcast how even the most loving parents can get it wrong why schools fail and how bullying is both misunderstood and mishandled

Rating: 3.38 out of 5

Grace for the Moment: Inspirational Thoughts for Each Day of the Year

Grace for the Moment: Inspirational Thoughts for Each Day of the Year Description:

For such a small book em Grace for the Moment em has had a major impact on countless lives With more than copies sold this devotional continues to touch lives as it emphasizes the help and hope of God in everyday moments Each daily reading features devotional writings from Max Lucado s numerous bestsellers as well as a Scripture verse selected especially for that day s reading This new classic is available in hardcover as well as in both green and burgundy eurobond leather

Rating: 3.60 out of 5

Life's Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel

Life's Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel Description:

The classic inspirational parable from the top motivation and marketing trainer and i New York Times i bestselling author of i The Millionaire Messenger i a triumphant tale of personal growth and change that will inspire anyone who has ever wished for a second chance br br What if you were handed a golden ticket that could magically start your life anew br br That question is at the heart of i Life s Golden Ticket i Brendon Burchard tells the story of a man who is so trapped in the prison of his past that he cannot see the possibilities the choices and the gifts before him To soothe his fianc e Mary clinging to life in a hospital bed the man takes the envelope she offers and heads to an old abandoned amusement park that she begs him to visit br br To his surprise when he steps through the rusted entrance gates the park magically comes to life Guided by the wise groundskeeper Henry the man will encounter park employees answer difficult questions overcome obstacles listen to lessons from those wiser than he and take a hard look at himself br br At the end of his journey the man opens Mary s mysterious envelope Inside is a golden ticket the final phase in turning his tragic life s story of loss and regret into a triumphant tale of love and redemption

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations

1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations Description:

b Over journal pages presented in one beautiful full color book b Journals offer their makers a safe place to dream doodle rant and reinvent themselves They offer viewers rich visual inspiration There is a fascination with these revealing and often beautiful pages of self exploration and personal expression Journals offer a tantalizing voyeuristic view of an interior life Journaling has seeped into popular culture in a big way and this collection provides a wide array of ideas techniques and themes to inspire and inform mixed media and journaling enthusiasts br br This is the first book to offer examples of over journal pages in one eye catching visual format Artists can embrace and experiment with this medium and will benefit from this rich collection

Rating: 3.54 out of 5

Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration

Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration Description:

b Simon Sinek s recent video on The Millennial Question went viral with over million views and his TED Talk on the global bestseller i Start with Why i is the third most watched of all time b br br b Sinek s latest work i Together is Better i is a little book of inspiration for the modern world b br br Most of us live our lives by accident we live as it happens Fulfilment comes when we live our lives on purpose br br What are you going to do with your life What are you doing with your life now br br Do you have goals A vision A clear sense of why you do what you do br br Almost everyone knows someone who has grappled with at least one of these questions The answers can often seem elusive or uncertain br br Though there are many paths to follow into the unknown future there is one way that dramatically increases the chances we will enjoy the journey To travel with someone we trust br br We can try to build a successful career or a happy life alone but why would we br br b Together is better b br br This unique and delightful little book makes the point that together is better in a quite unexpected way Simon Sinek bestselling author of i Start With Why i and i Leaders Eat Las i t blends the wisdom he has gathered from around the world with a heartwarming richly illustrated original fable br br Working hard for something we don t care about is called stress Working hard for something we love is called passion

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Book of Days: 365 Inspirations to Enrich Your Relationships

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Book of Days: 365 Inspirations to Enrich Your Relationships Description:

Nobody knows more about the differences between the sexes than John Gray Ph D He is the man America turns to for help in deciphering the myriad complexities men and women face daily in their interactions with each other The author of nine bestsellers including the history making em Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus em John Gray expands on the expert advice touched upon in his previous books and distills each message into a powerful inspiring daily meditation in this newest volume There s no doubt about it The relationship between men and women is extremely complex We often forget just how different the sexes are and become frustrated and confused by a loved one s behavior Every day we need to be reminded of these differences and realize that it s okay to be different as long as we recognize and understand the behavior of the opposite sex In em Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus Book of Days em John Gray provides us with daily inspirations that lovingly and insightfully remind us of the contrasts between Mars and Venus allowing us to solve conflicts in our relationships br br Each month is devoted to a single theme with the daily meditations enlarging on the particular subject at hand The topics correlate with the very traits of the month itself January an exhilarating time of new beginnings inspires resolve and the desire to excel In February when we find ourselves deep in winter s grip and challenged by constant emotional upheaval we seek reminders of the importance of commitment and the need for patience May concentrates on such springtime issues as harmony and appreciation The topics discussed are as diverse as relationships are br br Inside you ll find comforting and helpful advice on br br br br br The true meaning of equality br br br Improving communication br br br Giving and receiving emotional support br br br The awakening of our inner qualities br br br Needing time alone br br br Keeping the passion alive br br br Reacting to stress br Whether you need the thoughtful reminders yourself or know a friend or loved one who will benefit from these beautiful reflections em Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus Book of Days em is a classic that no bookshelf should be without br br The em Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus Book of Days em contains inspirations to remind you each day of the basic differences between men and women br br Women love a man with a plan men love a woman with a smile br br A woman is like a wave When she feels loved her self esteem rises and falls like a wave in motion When she is feeling really good she will reach a peak but then suddenly her mood may change and her wave crashes down This crash is temporary After she reaches bottom her mood will shift suddenly and she will again feel good about herself Automatically her wave begins to rise back up By recognizing this pattern a man doesn t take it personally When he doesn t feel as if he is being blamed for her downs he can be more supportive br br A rubber band is the perfect metaphor to understand the male intimacy cycle which involves getting close pulling away and then getting close again Most women are surprised to realize that even when a man loves a woman periodically he needs to pull away before he can get closer Men instinctively feel this urge to pull away It is not a decision or a choice It just happens It is neither his fault nor her fault It is a natural cycle br br Romance for women is when a man does things without her having to ask romance for men is when a woman appreciates the things he does br br Showing interest is one of the most important secrets to opening a woman s heart br br A man is free to be the best he can be when he feels accepted just the way he is br br Women need to work on trusting while men need to work on caring

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Deep Thoughts: Inspiration for the Uninspired

Deep Thoughts: Inspiration for the Uninspired Description:

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Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Beyond The Inspiration

Beyond The Inspiration Description:

Pernahkah Anda bertanya kepada diri Anda sendiri ataupun kepada orang lain kenapa di satu sisi Islam diklaim sebagai agama yang sempurna dan rahmatan lil alamin namun penampakkan justru sebaliknya Sepertinya ummat muslim telah terbiasa mempelajari Islam hanya dari segi What amp How saja Apa amp Bagaimana Sehingga lahirlah dari kebiasaan semacam ini yang sangat mengetahui apa itu Islam bagaimana Islam bekerja Tetapi walaupun mereka mengetahui semua itu tetap saja kewajiban kewajiban yang mereka ketahui itu dilalaikan Padahal selain What amp How ada sesuatu pertanyaan lain yang perlu ditanyakan oleh kaum muslim Why Pertanyaan Why inilah yang akan memberikan inspirasi motivasi dan alasan bagi seorang muslim untuk mengetahui sebab peradaban Islam yang tinggi yang pernah dibangun rasulullah saw dan para shahabat yang dilanjutkan oleh para khalifah setelahnya dan panglima perang semacam Khalid bin Walid Sa ad bin abi Waqqash Thariq bin Ziyad dan Muhammad al Fatih Merekalah yang menjadikan Islam lebih dari sekedar inspirasi Walhasil Why Islam

Rating: 3.33 out of 5

Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration

Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration Description:

i Nigellissima i takes inspiration from Italian cooking to bring the spirit of Italy into the kitchen and onto the plate pronto At the heart of Italian cookery lies a celebration of food that is fresh tasty and unpretentious Nigella Lawson reflects this in recipes that are simple and speedy elevating everyday eating into no fuss feasts br br Italian food has colonised the world i Nigellissima i shows us how and why in over delicious dishes from telephone cord pasta with Sicilian pesto to the crustless Meatzza from Sardinian couscous to Venetian stew from penne to papardelle from rag to risotto from Italian apple pie and no churn ices to panna cotta and sambuca kisses in a round Italy quickstep that culminates in a festive chapter of party food with an Italian inspired Christmas feast as its mouthwatering centrepiece From the traditional to the unfamiliar here are recipes to excite the taste buds and the imagination without stressing the cook br br Nigella s gastronomic heart is in Italy and in this new book she conjures up with passionate relish the warmth simplicity and directness of Italian cooking with an Anglo twist Illustrated with gorgeous photographs to instruct and delight i Nigellissima i is accompanied by a major new BBC TV series

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

Tao Te Ching : The Classic Work of Wisdom and Inspiration

Tao Te Ching : The Classic Work of Wisdom and Inspiration Description:

While debate continues about the historicity of Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching the collection of sayings attributed to him has remained one of the most influential religious texts of all time Using simple yet profound language the author probes the eternal mystery of the Tao the elusive substrate which underlies all creation

Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life

Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life Description:

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Rating: 3.43 out of 5

The Inspiration (Work of Art, #1)

The Inspiration (Work of Art, #1) Description:

In a life driven by passion famed artist Maxfield Caswell lives in a world of brilliant color and drama pushing his art and affairs to his emotional edge He s stunning charismatic and celebrated in the art world but are the trappings of fame also destroying him br br For years intelligent and bright eyed Ava Jacobs has worked diligently toward a career in the art world Ava is swept off her feet when she meets the passionate artist She soon realizes however that he s on a destructive path one she doesn t intend to join him on br br In the decadent world of patrons art groupies and predators feisty and beautiful Ava knocks Max off his pedestal A stunned Max sees something special in Ava and offers her an opportunity she can t refuse As their lives and passions collide will he realize that she alone has the power to heal him Can their hearts come together to create their own work of art

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quotes Description:

This is no ordinary quotes book br br If you like to receive daily inspirational messages or like to have angel card readings or spiritual card readings to receive spiritual messages you are going to love this book br br How To Use This Book br br This book holds wonderful messages for you from Spirit You may enjoy this book in two different ways br br You may read it from beginning to end like you do with most books and you will find many messages that will pertain to your everyday life br br You can see what messages this book holds for you daily weekly or just when needed This book was written with the intention of helping you to receive messages from Spirit when you most need them When in need open the book and put your finger on the slide bar at the bottom of the page Run your finger along the bar until you feel the urge to stop then look at the page and see what message is waiting for you Thank Spirit for the message and then close the book until needed again br br Suggested use is weekly to receive your message it is helpful if you make the day consistent For instance beginning of week for inspiration going into the week or end of the week for inspiration to help you shift your perspective on things encountered throughout the week or both br br Now see what messages Spirit holds for you

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Inspiration

Inspiration Description:

alternate cover edition for ASIN B HK PCI br br Seventeen year old Zachary Sable is the new kid in town For him everything is new Family school food smells colors and breathing is a lot to get used to In an instant he has what he s always wanted a chance to prove his worth to Lucifer the lord of this world When given the simple task of distracting a human girl from her celestial guardians he knows a quick success will win him honor and glory br br Emma finds herself inescapably drawn to the mysterious beautiful intelligent and surprisingly inexperienced boy assigned to the seat next to her Although he seems interested in her she knows it won t last once he finds out about her family s sordid past The cancer that killed her mother also destroyed the church and the town She has to find the truth to save her family and everyone else in Inspiration br br As Zachary becomes intrigued by the girl he s charged with destroying Emma finds comfort with the new boy who provides a safe refuge from the town that s abandoned her br br Tight cliffhanging YA fiction studded with demigods and moral dilemmas br i Kirkus Reviews i br br Pershing s many small plot twists add up to a very entertaining read br i The Booklice Prize in Fiction i

Rating: 3.47 out of 5

The Pocket Muse: Ideas and Inspirations for Writing

The Pocket Muse: Ideas and Inspirations for Writing Description:

b The Barnes amp Noble Review b br br br Sparkling with delightful witty thought provoking morsels for today s writers Monica Wood s dreamy yet realistic writer s companion will encourage your muse to take flight The stimulating visuals laced throughout the book uniquely capture the essence of the literary imagination and provide salve for the writer s soul p br p p br Wood delves below the surface of a writer s life and illustrates her apt points with both pictures and words She says Treat yourself Buy an expensive pen a box of colorful paperclips a fine handmade notebook or a leather bookmark In other words allow yourself a moment to luxuriate in your gift of words She also reminds us of the need to be disciplined and to avoid being sidetracked by those little distractions for example you might hold off on checking your email in the morning until you ve written at least three pages p p br p p br In relation to character development in fiction the author points out that a good plot complication will either thwart or alter the character s desire She reminds you to instill your characters with life And she offers an extremely useful tool using differently colored markers to highlight action reflection and dialogue in your prose This ingenious technique will assist you in knowing when you are telling rather than showing and will allow you to create vivid action that will involve the reader in your characters and plot All in all Wood has authored an innovative inspirational pocket muse that is produced in a handy carry along size and is so unique it doesn t even require numbered pages It is all about inspiration digging deep and keeping the faith as you spin out prose that will long be remembered i Evie Rhodes i p

Rating: 3.50 out of 5

Sweet Inspiration (Klaus Brothers, #1)

Sweet Inspiration (Klaus Brothers, #1) Description:

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Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Inspiration

Inspiration Description:

When Nolan s mother needs major surgery he returns to America to spend a few months caring for her Unfortunately that means spending Christmas without his temperamental partner Benji an author who prefers to stay home in Scotland where his muse never lets him down But before leaving Nolan prepares a rather unusual Advent calendar for Benji As Benji unlocks each little gift he realizes that it s hard to be creative even in Scotland when his heart has jumped the pond and taken his inspiration with it

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Inspirations: Selections from Classic Literature

Inspirations: Selections from Classic Literature Description:

Anthology comes from the Greek word that stands for garlands a bouquet of flowers An anthology then should be a small token of something much larger In the case of flowers they bring to mind the colour amp fragrance of the fields of a season Coelho s anthology therefore is not only a collection of texts or poems but a gift something arranged according to his sensitivities to give to others The selection of books presented in this volume have been chosen as if from a vast field of flowers stretching infinitely into time s horizon Coelho s selection is ordered in to the four elements symbolizing both our world on all its directions and the way we dwell in it the way we say it In Earth we find writers as diverse as Oscar Wilde and D H Lawrence in Air Nelson Mandela and Gabriel Garcia Marques in Fire Rumi and Mary Shelley in Water Hans Christian Anderson and Machiavelli

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

A Grief Observed (Linford Inspirational Library)

A Grief Observed (Linford Inspirational Library) Description:

Written with love humility and faith this brief but poignant volume was first published in and concerns the death of C S Lewis s wife the American born poet Joy Davidman In her introduction to this new edition Madeleine L Engle writes I am grateful to Lewis for having the courage to yell to doubt to kick at God in angry violence This is a part of a healthy grief which is not often encouraged It is helpful indeed that C S Lewis who has been such a successful apologist for Christianity should have the courage to admit doubt about what he has so superbly proclaimed It gives us permission to admit our own doubts our own angers and anguishes and to know that they are part of the soul s growth br br Written in longhand in notebooks that Lewis found in his home A Grief Observed probes the mad midnight moments of Lewis s mourning and loss moments in which he questioned what he had previously believed about life and death marriage and even God Indecision and self pity assailed Lewis We are under the harrow and can t escape he writes I know that the thing I want is exactly the thing I can never get The old life the jokes the drinks the arguments the lovemaking the tiny heartbreaking commonplace Writing A Grief Observed as a defense against total collapse a safety valve he came to recognize that bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love br br Lewis writes his statement of faith with precision humor and grace Yet neither is Lewis reluctant to confess his continuing doubts and his awareness of his own human frailty This is precisely the quality which suggests that A Grief Observed may become among the great devotional books of our age

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Breakfast at Sally's: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey

Breakfast at Sally's: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey Description:

One day Richard LeMieux had a happy marriage a palatial home and took Greek vacations The next he was living out of a van with only his dog Willow for company This astonishingly frank memoir tells the story of one man s resilience in the face of economic disaster Penniless a failed suicide estranged from his family and living the vehicular lifestyle in Washington state LeMieux chronicles his journey from the Salvation Army kitchens to his days with C a philosopher in a homeless man s clothing to his run ins with Pastor Bob and other characters he meets on the streets Along the way he finds time to haunt public libraries and discover his desire to write br br LeMieux s quiet determination and his almost pious willingness to live with his situation are only a part of this politically and socially charged memoir The real story of an all too common American condition this is a heartfelt and stirring read

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through the Art of Storytelling

The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through the Art of Storytelling Description:

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Rating: 3.33 out of 5

Priceless Inspirations

Priceless Inspirations Description:

On her hit television show Tiny and Toya Antonia Toya Carter seems to be living the good life she has a beautiful home good friends and is pursuing her dreams in fashion design But hers has been a life of peaks and valleys Abandoned by her parents as a child she was passed from family member to family member as her mother sank deeper into her drug addiction Feeling unloved and unwelcomed Toya fell into the arms of a year old rising musical star Dwayne Michael Carter known these days as the rapper Lil Wayne and ended up pregnant at the tender age of br In Priceless Inspiration Toya takes the reader through the pain of being a teenage mother struggling to raise a child while still a child herself without the benefit of the guidance of her own mother Using the words she recorded in the journals she kept as a teen and the wisdom she has gained in the years since Toya bares her own struggles using them to offer young women real and heartfelt understanding and advice about sex relationships motherhood and growing up

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Falling Into Place Touched by Divine Inspiration

Falling Into Place Touched by Divine Inspiration Description:

In her book of incidents Falling Into Place Touched by Divine Inspiration author S R Lewis recalls incidents detailing abuse death and Angelic protection Accounts of one s journey that many people experience but these adversities were touched by spiritual direction From a young age she experienced precognitive dreams and messages that seemed like she was watching scenes from a movie Prepare to be inspired by gifts of healing examples of faith hope and love Even in the most hopeless situations feel how God healed her broken heart and carried her through the darkest moments of her life

Rating: 3.35 out of 5

50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do: Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books

50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do: Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books Description:

p With Psychology Classics Who We Are How We Think What We Do Insight and Inspiration Tom Butler Bowdon introduces readers to the great works that explore the very essence of what makes us who we are Spanning fifty books and hundreds of ideas Psychology Classics examines some of the most intriguing questions regarding cognitive development and behavioral motivations summarizing the myriad theories that psychologists have put forth to make sense of the human experience br br Butler Bowdon covers everything from humanism to psychoanalysis to the fundamental principles where theorists disagree like nature versus nurture and the existence of free will In this single book you will find Carl Jung Sigmund Freud Alfred Kinsey and the most significant contributors to modern psychological thought br br From the author of the bestselling Self Help Classics Success Classics and Spiritual Classics Psychology Classics will enrich your understanding of the human condition br br Includes br Alfred Adler Understanding Human Nature br Gavin Becker The Gift of Fear br Eric Berne Games People Play br Edward de Bono Lateral Thinking br Robert Bolton People Skills br Nathaniel Branden The Psychology of Self Esteem br Isabel Briggs Myers Gifts Differing Understanding Personality Type br Louann Brizendine The Female Brain br David D Burns Feeling Good The New Mood Therapy br Robert Cialdini Influence The Psychology of Persuasion br Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Creativity br Albert Ellis amp Robert Harper A Guide To Rational Living br Milton Erickson My Voice Will Go With You by Sidney Rosen br Eric Erikson Young Man Luther br Hans Eysenck Dimensions of Personality br Susan Forward Emotional Blackmail br Viktor Frankl The Will to Meaning br Anna Freud The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense br Sigmund Freud The Interpretation of Dreams br Howard Gardner Frames of Mind The Theory of Multiple Intelligences br Daniel Gilbert Stumbling on Happiness br Malcolm Gladwell Blink The Power of Thinking Without Thinking br Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence at Work br John M Gottman The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work br Harry Harlow The Nature of Love br Thomas A Harris I m OK You re OK br Eric Hoffer The True Believer Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements br Karen Horney Our Inner Conflicts br William James Principles of Psychology br Carl Jung The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious br Alfred Kinsey Sexual Behavior in the Human Female br Melanie Klein Envy and Gratitude br RD Laing The Divided Self br Abraham Maslow The Farther Reaches of Human Nature br Stanley Milgram Obedience To Authority br Anne Moir amp David Jessel Brainsex The Real Difference Between Men and Women br IP Pavlov Conditioned Reflexes br Fritz Perls Gestalt Therapy Excitement and Growth in the Human Personality br Jean Piaget The Language and Thought of the Child br Steven Pinker The Blank Slate The Modern Denial of Human Nature br VS Ramachandran Phantoms in the Brain br Carl Rogers On Becoming a Person br Oliver Sacks The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat br Barry Schwartz The Paradox of Choice Why More is Less br Martin Seligman Authentic Happiness br Gail Sheehy Passages Predictable Crises of Adult Life br BF Skinner Beyond Freedom amp Dignity br Douglas Stone Bruce Patton amp Sheila Heen Difficult Conversations br William Styron Darkness Visible br Robert E Thayer The Origin of Everyday Moods p

Rating: 3.54 out of 5

A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home

A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home Description:

Celeste is not your average mouse She lives alone quietly weaving baskets with creative flair under the floor boards of the Oakley Plantation However Celeste s world turns upside down with the arrival of the great naturalist John James Audubon and his assistant Joseph who have come to study and paint the birds of the Louisiana bayou Their arrival coincides with Celeste s sudden displacement from her home below to a guest room upstairs There she watches young Joseph struggle to create the backgrounds for Audubon s bird paintings As the two homesick souls strike up a friendship the mouse secretly puts her artistic skills to good use she simultaneously helps Joseph improve his compositions while aiding the wounded birds that Audubon captures for his studies Nearly every page of author illustrator Henry Cole s fine novel combines text and remarkable drawn images to tell the story of a mouse in need of a home of her own from the tiny creature s unique vantage point

Rating: 3.67 out of 5

Inspiration Sandwich: Stories to Inspire Our Creative Freedom

Inspiration Sandwich: Stories to Inspire Our Creative Freedom Description:

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Rating: 3.35 out of 5