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Who you are today is a result of certain characteristics that have emerged from your life experiences, plus the genetics with which you were born. This interplay between nature and nurture is the foundation of Emergenetics®, a brain-based approach to personality profiling that gives you the keys you need to discover not only your own natural strengths and talents, but also those of others. You will discover your thinking style (Conceptual, Social, Analytical, or Structural) and your behavioral set points (your degree of Expressiveness, Assertiveness, and Flexibility). These insights will help you recognize how you approach new situations, how you get things done, how others see you, how to enhance relationships, and how to communicate with people who are not like you. Applying Emergenetics® to the workplace will enable you to make optimal career decisions, boost your creativity and performance, increase profits, make better decisions, assemble "brain trust" teams, write effective performance reviews, make presentations that appeal to everyone, sell to all kinds of customers, and motivate all kinds of employees. Emergenetics® offers invaluable insights instantly, and paves the way to personal growth, satisfaction, and success.
This concise new version from America's most trusted name in etiquette answers readers' questions about etiquette in everyday life. A handy, easy-to-use reference, it covers all the basics, including telephone and computer manners, business etiquette, thank-you notes, invitations--and much more.
Emily Post's Classic, Indispensable, and Comprehensive Guide to Your Wedding Now Completely Updated and Expanded in a New EditionToday's weddings are a beautiful blend of traditions, reflecting what matters most to each couple. They are also more complicated than ever, with new customs replacing the old, new technologies to help plan and communicate, and new relationships to consider as families grow more complex. But while weddings evolve, one thing has remained constant: A wedding is one of the most special days in a person's life. Surrounded by friends and family, it is a day for everyone to celebrate.The Emily Post Institute has been answering etiquette questions for more than ninety years, and Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6th Edition, written by Emily Post's great-great-granddaughters, Anna Post and Lizzie Post, will provide you with everything you need to know from past traditions to modern updates so you can approach your wedding with grace and ease. After all, etiquette is about treating people with consideration, respect, and honesty--attitudes that will help you to set the tone for the perfect day.This updated and expanded sixth edition includes every detail a couple needs to navigate the planning process, reduce stress, and maximize fun on their extraordinary day. With illustrations throughout, the sixth edition is packed with inspiration, advice, and etiquette, covering everything from: How to word invitations and address envelopes The time line of events throughout the engagement and wedding day Who to include on your guest list Smart and thoughtful ways to integrate the latest technology How to handle divorced parents and awkward family situations Who should throw the bridal shower The do's and don'ts of gifts and thank yous How to schedule photography on the wedding day Inspiration for blending family traditions and including elements that reflect you as a coupleWith shorter, more accessible chapters, this edition also includes vital information for the groom, mother of the groom, mother and father of the bride, and every member of the wedding party.Unmatched as a trusted resource, Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6th Edition, is the go-to practical guide for the big event. From the "yes" of the proposal to the day of "I do," Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette will help you plan a wedding that is uniquely yours every step of the way.
Practical advice for the contemporary wedding planner from a renown etiquette columnist. The author is Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law.
Traveling in 1995 around war-torn Bosnia and Croatia, where he had gone to stage a peace concert, this author encountered The Emissaries: a small group of mystics who meditated 12 hours a day. He went on to detail their message-that humanity was now ready to create a new world-in a book that was translated into more than a dozen languages. This new edition provides behind-the-scenes information about the people met on that trip and offers additional commentary on the monks' compelling mystic vision.
For thousands of years, the mystical community known as the Emissaries of Light has worked in secret, invoking spiritual power to bring peace to areas of devastating bloodshed. In the mountains of Bosnia and Croatia, James Twyman observes their amazing meditations and the foundations of their ancient work. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Here is the revealing underground classic, a work that stands beside the "Seth" books as a delightful and invaluable guide to our inner spirit and our outer world. Emmanuel speaks to us through Pat Rodegast and shares his wisdom and insights on all aspects of life. Beautifully written and illustrated, Emmanuel's Book I is to be treasured, enjoyed and passed on to a friend. Emmanuel says: "The gifts I wish to give you are my deepest love, the safety of truth, the wisdom of the universe and the reality of God . . . . The issue of whether there is a Greater Reality or not, for me at least, has been settled. I know that there is. So I will speak to you from the knowing that I possess." Ram Dass, in the introduction, says: "Being with Emmanuel one comes to appreciate the vast evolutionary context in which our lives are being lived . . . And at each moment we are at just the right place in the journey. As Emmanuel points out, 'Who you are is a necessary step to being who you will be.'"From the Trade Paperback edition.
A beautifully written sequel to the inspirational Emmanuel's Book, with an introduction by Ram Dass. The Choice For Love offers insight into difficult relationships, aging, illness and healing, learning from AIDS and much more.
Continuing the popular teachings begun in the first two Emmanuel books, a beautifully illustrated volume offers Emmanuel's answers to difficult questions, his gentle but often surprising advice, his views on immortality, and his awareness of human struggles.From the Trade Paperback edition.
A renowned holistic physician and lecturer skillfully lays bare the inner workings of the subconscious mind to reveal how emotionally charged events from the past can become "trapped emotions"--emotional energies that literally inhabit one's body. Dr. Nelson explains clearly and concisely how trapped emotions can create pain, malfunction, and eventual disease--and ways of ridding oneself of that baggage.
An invisible disease is affecting every aspect of your life. Insidious and creeping, it shapes you everyday - from the bedroom to the boardroom, from your shopping splurge, to the extra helping at your holiday dinner, to the dangerous liaison at work. It's called emotional bullshit, and it's encroaching on your happiness. In Emotional Bullshit: The Hidden Plague That Is Threatening to Destroy Your Relationships - AND HOW TO STOP IT , Carl Alasko, Ph. D. sheds light on the stealth disease of Emotional BS: that is, the Toxic Trio of denial, delusion and blame that we fall back on when faced with difficult situations. These three dynamics work together to distort and manipulate truth, create a delusional reality, and shift blame when things fall apart. With the toxic trio in action, it's all but impossible to get at the heart of the problem. The result, however, is obvious - no one can achieve happiness and fulfillment. And when used in the world of business, Emotional BS can lead to financial ruin. In his over twenty years working with individuals, couples and families as a psychotherapist, Dr. Alasko has come to recognize the same problem underlying all his patients' unhappiness. When confronted with an unpleasant or inconvenient reality, they fall prey to the TOXIC TRIO: DENIAL: "My girlfriend enjoys a 'good time' at parties, sure. But she doesn't have a drinking problem. " Decoded: There is no problem. Everything is okay. You're exaggerating See: the drinker, the overweight, the wallet full of maxed-out credit cards (pg 12) DELUSION: "Working late isn't a problem. My family will understand when I get that big promotion. " Decoded: I'll tell you what's true. Don't believe what you see - believe me. See: the demanding boss, the neglected partner, the alienated friend (pgs 63, 138) BLAME: "She knew I hated sloppiness when she married me. Why can't she pick up after herself?" Decoded: You're the problem. I was forced to do it; I had no choice. See: the clean freak, sub-prime mortgages, Napoleon Bonaparte (pgs 45, 84) When the Toxic Trio works together, we become stuck in a cycle of emotional BS, preventing us from moving on or learning from our mistakes. Emotional bullshit's pervasiveness in society can be found everywhere, from rising divorce rates, weight gain, and debt, to angry outbursts at work, loss of control over our children, and a lack of fulfillment in our lives. The solution is deceptively simple: You focus on your Core Needs, which is any behavior that advances your long-term best interest, and ask yourself the Master Question--"What do I need from this situation?". Honestly addressing the larger issue - not just in the short term - cuts the BS in every relationship: between friends, co-workers, couples, in parenting and especially in business. Frank, concise and unapologetic, EMOTIONAL BULLSHIT sheds light on this hidden plague, and provides concrete advice to keep it from infiltrating your relationships. .
Emotional Chaos to Clarity: How to Live More Skillfully, Make Better Decisions, and Find Purpose in Lifeby Phillip Moffitt
This inspiring and prescriptive book leads us from the emotional chaos of the reactive mind to the clarity of the responsive mind As Founder of the Life Balance Institute, Phillip Moffitt has observed that most people lack clarity about their life's direction and the ability to cope with its inevitable challenges. Now, in Emotional Chaos to Clarity, he provides the antidote by showing us the path of skillful living. Grounded in Western psychology and Buddhist philosophy, each chapter introduces a mind state that prevents us from living skillfully, narrates stories from Moffitt's hundreds of students and clients, and provides step-by-step exercises for readers to find clarity in their own lives. Among the many benefits of skillful living are being able to gain wisdom from both pleasant and unpleasant experiences and having an inner life which can flourish, even if our outer life is filled with difficulty. .
Every day, women face new challenges that come with having control over, and responsibility for, their financial lives. Sometimes exciting, sometimes frightening, these issues always have an emotional side. Author and psychotherapist Dr. Kate Levinson offers fresh approaches to navigating the astonishing range of beliefs about the role of money in our lives, coming to terms with our feelings about being "rich" or "poor," and exploring our inner money life so that we can put our feelings to work for us in a positive way. By understanding our intimate history and relationship with money we are better able to handle our money anxieties, solve our money problems, enjoy the money we have, and make room for other, more meaningful values.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Emotions sometimes get the better of everyone, but it doesnt have to be that way. We can learn how to analyze and control our emotional reactions in any situation. Emotional Discipline outlines an easy-to-learn process and 25 specific tactics that you can use to gain the power to choose how you feel. Youll learn to cope with a stressful and sometimes threatening world and deal with arguably the most challenging part of the human condition: the constant fluctuations in how you feel that color your experience of life and limit your personal effectiveness. Emotional Discipline offers strategies that will help you respond to your feelings in the present and to prepare for emotional challenges in the future. Charles Manz outlines the basics of the 5-stage emotional discipline process and describes a variety of mental, physical and spiritual practices that supplement and strengthen that process.
Despite our best intentions, many of us find ourselves routinely overeating at meals, snacking mindlessly, or bingeing regularly. As emotional eaters, we turn to food for comfort, soothing, distraction, and excitement. There's a disconnection fueling our eating, robbing years from our lives, and we know it. We're tired of restrictive diets that lead back to overeating, and we're ready to try something different. Therapist and life coach Julie Simon offers a new approach that addresses the true causes of overeating and weight gain: emotional and spiritual hunger and body imbalance. The Emotional Eater's Repair Manual presents five self-care skills, five body-balancing principles, and five soul-care practices that can end overeating and dieting forever. You'll learn to nurture yourself without turning to food, to correct body and brain imbalances that trigger overeating, and to address your soul's hunger. Weight loss, more energy, improved health, and self-esteem will naturally follow.
Do you wish you had more energy?Do you often feel drained,even after a good night's sleep?Are there days when you just can't get going?If so, you're not alone. You're suffering from common casualty of modern living - emotional fatigue. But you can regain your emotional energy with this ground-breaking book from psychotherapist and bestselling author Mira Kirshebaum. Through practical hints, useful techniques and real-life stories you'll discover how to tap into the sources of emotional energy that lie within you and live a vital, happy and hope-filled life forever. 'The single biggest difference between people who get what they want and people who don't is energy', states Kirshenbaum. This powerful book shows you how to harness energy in order to find the zest and courage you need to live the life of your dreams.
Using brilliantly simple math that illuminates universal emotional truths, Emotional Equations crystallizes some of life's toughest challenges into manageable facets that readers can see clearly--and bits they can control. Popular motivational speaker and bestselling author Chip Conley has created an exciting, new, immediately accessible visual lexicon for mastering the age of uncertainty. Making mathematics out of emotions may seem a counterintuitive idea, but it's an inspiring and incredibly effective one in Chip Conley's hands. When Conley, dynamic author of the bestselling Peak, suffered a series of tragedies, he began using what he came to call "Emotional Equations" (like Joy = Love - Fear) to help him focus on the variables in life that he could deal with, rather than ruminating on the unchangeable constants he couldn't, like the bad economy, death, and taxes. Now this award-winning entrepreneur shares his amazing new self-help paradigm with the rest of us. Emotional Equations offers an immediately understandable means of identifying the elements in our lives that we can change, those we can't, and how they interact to create the emotions that define us and can help or hurt our progress through life. Equations like "Despair = Suffering - Meaning" and "Happiness = Wanting What You Have/Having What You Want" (Which Chip presented at the prestigious TED conference) have been reviewed for mathematical and psychological accuracy by experts. Conley shows how to solve them through life examples and stories of inspiring people and role models who have worked them through in their own lives. In these turbulent times, when so many are trying to become "superhuman" to deal with our own and the world's problems, Emotional Equations arms readers with effective formulas for becoming super human beings.
Emotional First Aid: Practical Strategies for Treating Failure, Rejection, Guilt, and Other Everyday Psychological Injuriesby Guy Winch
First aid for failure Although we have bandages for cuts, chicken soup for colds, and ice packs for bruises, most of us have no idea how to treat day-to-day emotional injuries such as failure, rejection, and loss. But, as Guy Winch, Ph. D. , points out, these kinds of emotional injuries often get worse when left untreated and can significantly impact our quality of life. In this fascinating and highly practical book he provides the emotional first aid treatments we have been lacking. Explaining the long-term fallout that can result from seemingly minor emotional and psychological injuries, Dr. Winch offers concrete, easy-to-use exercises backed up by hard cutting-edge science to aid in recovery. He uses relatable anecdotes about real patients he has treated over the years and often gives us a much needed dose of humor as well. Prescriptive, programmatic, and unique, this first-aid kit for battered emotions will appeal to readers of Unstuck by James S. Gordon and Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff. .
Do you feel as if you're held hostage by your own unpredictable emotions or those of the people around you? Do you feel exhausted and emotionally drained by demands on you and your time? Are you ready for a change but aren't sure how to begin? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Judith Orloff will help you gain happiness, serenity, and mastery over the negativity that pervades daily life. Complete emotional freedom starts today.
A member of the Energy Therapies family - which includes, acupuncture, acupressure and shiatsu - Emotional Freedom Technique is a simple and increasingly popular self- development therapy used to treat a wide range of physical and emotional issues. Popularised by figures including Paul McKenna, EFT is based on the theory that negative emotions are caused by disturbances in the body's energy. Often referred to as acupuncture without needles, EFT involves locating and tapping on meridian points in the body while thinking of a negative emotion and using positive suggestion and thoughts to alter the body's energy flow, restore balance and reprogram thought processes.This no-nonsense guide introduces readers to the theories and methods behind the technique and shows them how to use it to reduce the physical and emotional impact of a wide range of issues including, depression, fears, phobias, anger, addictions, sleeplessness and pain. It's simple, safe, anyone can practice it at home and with EFT For Dummies readers can banish bad habits for good.Includes information on:The path to emotional freedom - explaining EFTUnderstanding your emotionsBasic EFT tapping routinesImproving emotional health with EFTPractising EFT on yourself and others Helena Fone is a registered EFT practitioner and trainer and an advanced hypnotherapist. She has a diploma in advanced holistic hypnotherapy and practices CBT and NLP.Find out more about Helena at www.EFTRegister.com
When your dreams get derailed, the culprit can usually be found hiding in your emotional life. It is a pattern of attitudes, habits, or relationships that won't allow you to move forward, no matter how much you tell yourself you want to.Negative felings and unhealthy beliefs may have slowed you down and locked you up for years, getting in the way of your best intentions. You may need help breaking free from:Shame-because it locks you into your pastProcrastination-because you are afraid to tryDepression-because you have not grieved your sorrowsUnhealthy Relationships-because they distract you from your unique purpose in lifeThese restrictive emotional traps needlessly deprive you of intimacy, trust, friendships, good feelings, rest, and peace of mind. By challenging them, and the self-destructive behaviors that may accompany them, you can learn to live life in a totally new way.
From Dr. Patricia Love, a ground-breaking work that identifies, explores and treats the harmful effects that emotionally and psychologically invasive parents have on their children, and provides a program for overcoming the chronic problems that can result.
Some of the world's most successful people may not excel in math or spelling, but to what do they owe their success? What makes many of these people so effective is their knack for handling themselves and their relationships with others. Author Linda Wasmer Andrews unlocks the secrets of emotional intelligence (EI), a term that describes the set of skills that makes a person "people smart." Find out how you can develop EI for yourself and learn ways to apply it to everyday situations such as coping with bullies, reading body language, and figuring out when someone is lying to you.
Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"--the rational and the emotional--and how they together shape our destiny.Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart. The best news is that "emotional literacy" is not fixed early in life. Every parent, every teacher, every business leader, and everyone interested in a more civil society, has a stake in this compelling vision of human possibility.
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose -- increasing your EQ. Here's what people are saying about it: "Emotional Intelligence 2. 0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way." - The Dalai Lama. "A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve." - Newsweek. "Gives abundant, practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ." - Stephen R. Covey. "This book can drastically change the way you think about success...read it twice." - Patrick Lencioni. In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack. By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction's no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential: 1) Self-Awareness; 2) Self-Management; 3) Social Awareness; 4) Relationship Management.