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On Confidence

On Confidence Author The School of Life
ISBN-10 0995573670
Release 2018-04-03
Pages 96
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A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be learned.

Great Thinkers

Great Thinkers Author The School of Life
ISBN-10 0993538703
Release 2018-01-30
Pages 480
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Simple tools from 60 great thinkers throughout history to improve your life today.

Nietzsche and Montaigne

Nietzsche and Montaigne Author Robert Miner
ISBN-10 9783319667454
Release 2017-09-30
Pages 294
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This book is a historically informed and textually grounded study of the connections between Montaigne, the inventor of the essay, and Nietzsche, who thought of himself as an “attempter.” In conversation with the Essais, Nietzsche developed key themes of his oeuvre: experimental scepticism, gay science, the quest for drives beneath consciousness, the free spirit, the affirmation of sexuality and the body, and the meaning of greatness. Robert Miner explores these connections in the context of Nietzsche's reverence for Montaigne—a reverence he held for no other author—and asks what Montaigne would make of Nietzsche. The question arises from Nietzsche himself, who both celebrates Montaigne and includes him among a small number of authors to whose judgment he is prepared to submit.

Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures Author The School of Life
ISBN-10 0993538738
Release 2018-09-04
Pages 248
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So often, we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures - while all around us lies a wealth of small pleasures, which - if only we paid more attention - could daily bring us solace and joy at little cost and effort. But we need some encouragement to focus our gaze. This is a book to guide us to the best of life's small pleasures: everything from the distinctive delight of holding a child's hand to the enjoyment of disagreeing with someone to the joy of the evening sky; an intriguing, evocative mix of small pleasures that will heighten our senses and return us to the world with new-found excitement and enthusiasm.

Creative Confidence

Creative Confidence Author Tom Kelley
ISBN-10 9780385349376
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 304
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IDEO founder and Stanford creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the creativity that lies within each and every one of us. Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the "creative types." But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative. In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO, the Stanford, and with many of the world's top companies, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems. It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers.

The 5 Second Rule

The 5 Second Rule Author Mel Robbins
ISBN-10 9781682612392
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 240
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Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself? Using the science habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a "push moment." Then, she'll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self. It take just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do, you'll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel's TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world's largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement. In The 5 Second Rule, you'll discover it takes just five seconds to: Become confident Break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt Beat fear and uncertainty Stop worrying and feel happier Share your ideas with courage The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back. The secret isn't knowing what to do—it's knowing how to make yourself do it. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}

Building Confidence in Your Child

Building Confidence in Your Child Author Dr. James Dobson
ISBN-10 9781493401215
Release 2015-06-02
Pages 240
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A solid sense of self-worth helps children make good choices, develop healthy relationships, and work to achieve their dreams. Based on a biblical understanding of human value, Building Confidence in Your Child teaches moms and dads how to parent positively to help their children grow into secure adults who are poised for success in life. Deftly balancing the principles of humility and pride, trusted author and parenting expert Dr. James Dobson offers practical pointers that break through the theories and get right down to the decisions parents have to make every day.

The Confidence Code for Girls

The Confidence Code for Girls Author Katty Kay
ISBN-10 9780062797001
Release 2018-04-03
Pages 320
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New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless. It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed with doubt on the inside. Girls worry constantly about how they look, what people think, whether to try out for a sports team or school play, why they aren’t getting “perfect” grades, and how many likes and followers they have online. Katty Kay and Claire Shipman use cutting-edge science and research, as well as proven methods of behavioral change, to reach girls just when they need it the most—the tween and teen years. Packed with graphic novel strips; appealing illustrations; fun lists, quizzes, and challenges; and true stories from tons of real girls, The Confidence Code for Girls teaches girls to embrace risk, deal with failure, and be their most authentic selves. If you or the girl in your life loved The Gutsy Girl or Rad American Women A-Z, you'll love this.

Being Me

Being Me Author Wendy L. Moss
ISBN-10 1433808838
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 112
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Offers ways to explore your strengths and feel more confident in school, with your friends, and when facing life's other challenges.

Self Confidence

Self Confidence Author Paul McGee
ISBN-10 0857080253
Release 2010-02-16
Pages 248
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A bestselling motivational author on life's X factor: confidence. Have you ever wondered how different your life would be if you increased your confidence by just 10%? Paul McGee has. And in his latest book, he explains what confidence is, where it comes from, why it's important, and how to develop it in yourself and others. Not only does the book deal with confidence in business, romance, social situations, and all areas of life, it explodes common myths, including why 'over-confidence' and 'under-confidence' are both harmful. Loaded with practical tips on bouncing back from a setback and feeling confident in challenging situations, this inspiring, upbeat book will help fill you with life's X factor. Full of practical tips on feeling confident during job interviews, presentations, networking, and social gatherings Written by Paul McGee, bestselling author of S.U.M.O. (Shut Up, Move On) and S.U.M.O. Your Relationships With this indispensable guide, you'll not only learn how to feel confident, but turn confidence into meaningful life-changing action.

Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness Author Rick Hanson
ISBN-10 9780385347327
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 304
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Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Because your brain evolved to learn quickly from bad experiences but slowly from good ones. You can change this. Life isn’t easy, and having a brain wired to take in the bad and ignore the good makes us worried, irritated, and stressed, instead of confident, secure, and happy. But each day is filled with opportunities to build inner strengths and Dr. Rick Hanson, an acclaimed clinical psychologist, shows what you can do to override the brain’s default pessimism. Hardwiring Happiness lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence, and peace. You’ll learn to see through the lies your brain tells you. Dr. Hanson’s four steps build strengths into your brain—counterbalancing its ancient negativity bias—making contentment and a powerful sense of resilience the new normal. In mere minutes each day, you can transform your brain into a refuge and power center of calm and happiness. You can hardwire in happiness.

Awaken Your Confidence

Awaken Your Confidence Author Rachel Smets
ISBN-10 1535146923
Release 2016-08-01
Pages 240
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Do you:: feel stuck? Feel like your life will never change? Ask yourself the same questions over and over again, without getting answers? Do you feel trapped, confused, stressed and frustrated? You're not alone. Often, the root cause of feeling stuck is a lack of confidence. Is it possible to:: become more confident? Stop feeling overwhelmed and start finding purpose and enjoyment in life? Is it really possible to pull yourself out of this low confidence cycle? Yes! It's absolutely possible. Learn:: How to awaken your confidence and transform your life to get what you want. Life changes, and so can you. You can Start Now!The goal of Awaken Your Confidence is to give you the inspiration and tools to help you grow your confidence step by step. In Part One, 15 successful people share their journey to personal happiness and career satisfaction. Part Two has 11 confidence hacks that you can apply immediately to start building your self-confidence. These interviews were selected carefully to represent a variety of people from aroundthe world. Some, such as Stephen Shedletzky or Jesse Krieger, are well-known, touring the world and speaking in front of large audiences. Some are famous authors, like Steve Scott; others are entrepreneurial coaches, such as Dr. Aziz or Scott Ballard. They all have one thing in common: they started out with low confidence or feeling stuck in some way, but they found the tools to Awaken Their Confidence. What is confidence? Confidence is a feeling of trust in your qualities and judgments. To be self-confident is to feel secure from within, to believe in yourself and your abilities. With confidence you will discover multiple benefits: * Becoming healthier and more positive * Having a balanced, successful life * Gaining greater self-esteem and self-awareness * Better focus on achieving goals * Feeling more energized * Greater feelings of fulfillment and satisfaction * Accepting new challenges without fear * Achieving more with less stress * Setting realistic goals and getting the results you want The most powerful hacks in this book are: * Take action and keep moving forward. Break big goals into small steps. * Face your fears. Expect and overcome obstacles. * Failure is feedback. Learn from it. * Live in the present. Don't get stuck in your past. * Focus on what you can do, not what you can't. * Practice, practice, practice. Consistency and repetition matter. * Don't compare yourself with others. You are unique. * Exercise to keep your body and mind healthy. * Learn to accept yourself for who you are. * Take control of your life. You are responsible for your own happiness. You can Awaken Your Confidence! It's never too late. Use these 15 inspiring interviews to find your own confidence hacks. Put them into practice Today and discover the benefits of a Self-Confident YOU. Take charge of your own success. Use the power of confidence and you will transform your life. Would You Like To Know More? Download now and take that first step to grow YOUR Confidence and be the person you want to be. To gain confidence, scroll to the top of the page and click BUY NOW button!

How Children Succeed

How Children Succeed Author Paul Tough
ISBN-10 9780547564661
Release 2012-09-04
Pages 288
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“Drop the flashcards—grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call.”—People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in How Children Succeed, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more have to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control. How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators, who, for the first time, are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. Through their stories—and the stories of the children they are trying to help—Tough reveals how this new knowledge can transform young people’s lives. He uncovers the surprising ways in which parents do—and do not—prepare their children for adulthood. And he provides us with new insights into how to improve the lives of children growing up in poverty. This provocative and profoundly hopeful book will not only inspire and engage readers, it will also change our understanding of childhood itself. “Illuminates the extremes of American childhood: for rich kids, a safety net drawn so tight it’s a harness; for poor kids, almost nothing to break their fall.”—New York Times “I learned so much reading this book and I came away full of hope about how we can make life better for all kinds of kids.”—Slate


Emerge Author Diane Rogers
ISBN-10 0996385010
Release 2016-01-30
Pages 34
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Alone in the dark, Little Seed feels scared. A reassuring message helps the adorable main character make a heroic journey from doubt to self-confidence. This captivating story teaches children that patience, courage, and self-belief can transform fear. Emerge features a gender neutral main character and supports social and emotional learning for ages 3 to 8.This book is especially suitable for children facing emotional difficulty or illness as well as those with sensitivities and special needs.


Confidence Author Rowland Manthorpe
ISBN-10 9781408833513
Release 2016-08-25
Pages 320
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God may be dead, but getting through finals will take a miracle Starter for Ten meets Essays in Love in a funny, thought-provoking philosophical novel about the power – and the dangers – of confidence The nineteenth-century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said that whatever does not kill us makes us stronger. Nietzsche was obviously never forced to down an entire jar of stilton by a six-foot, fifteen-stone rugby player... Ellie Taber's final year at university is hurtling to a close at alarming speed. Defeated by her philosophy dissertation and uncertain as to why she can't quite commit to her faultlessly supportive boyfriend, she is disenchanted with university life. Charlie, on the other hand, is determined to use his final year to become the man he was always meant to be. He plans to play the field, do just enough work to secure his degree, finally develop his brilliant business idea and basically have an awesome time. They are both in for a surprise.

The Variable Life

The Variable Life Author John Weirick
ISBN-10 1542857201
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 294
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Who will my friends be? Which college or career will I pursue? What does God want for me? Where will I find the answers? These are the questions we ask ourselves in the midst of our biggest transitions. This is a book about wrestling through those questions. With relatable stories and thought--provoking insights, John Weirick brings readers on his journey from avoiding change and challenges as a shy introvert to rethinking his faith, ambitions, and relationships to become a confident adult. The Variable Life is a collection of stories and observations about life to help you: - Gain clarity about who you are and what to do - Understand God's role in your life and in the world - Learn how to navigate conflict and survive difficult transitions - Develop healthy relationships - See why the choices you make today will influence the rest of your life - Live with confidence instead of being driven by fear The Variable Life is for people who want to find their way through the maze of variables, choices, and complexities of modern life, without losing sight of God or themselves.


Schoolgirls Author Peggy Orenstein
ISBN-10 9780307833112
Release 2013-02-06
Pages 368
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR When Peggy Orenstein's now-classic examination of young girls and self-esteem was first published, it set off a groundswell that continues to this day. Inspired by an American Association of University Women survey that showed a steep decline in confidence as girls reach adolescence, Orenstein set out to explore the obstacles girls face--in school, in the hoime, and in our culture. For this intimate, girls' eye view of the world, Orenstein spent months observing and interviewing eighth-graders from two ethnically disparate communities, seeking to discover what was causing girls to fall into traditional patterns of self-censorship and self-doubt. By taking us into the lives of real young women who are struggling with eating disorders, sexual harrassment, and declining academic achievement, Orenstein brings the disturbing statistics to life with the skill and flair of an experienced journalist. Uncovering the adolescent roots of issues that remain important to American women throughout their lives, this groundbreaking book challenges us to change the way we raise and educate girls.