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Discover What You're Best At

by Linda Gale

Take the test -- and find the right career for you. Join the ranks of the more than half-million people who have discovered their true talents and made successful career choices with Discover What You're Best At. Now this bestselling career guide has been revised for the twenty-first century, including valuable new information on the skills in demand in electronic communications, medical technology, and other high-tech fields. The book's unique National Career Aptitude System enables you to identify not only your interests but also your innate talents and potential skills, and then to match your career strengths to dozens of the more than 1,100 jobs described in detail. Discover What You're Best At enables you to set realistic and rewarding career goals based on your abilities. It gives you the edge you need to take on the job market and succeed in your chosen career. Discover What You're Best At will help you: SAVE MONEY -- possibly thousands of dollars -- by heading you in the proper career direction before you choose a school or a course of study SAVE TIME -- by allowing you to tailor your curriculum to your career objectives, without resorting to trial-and-error course samplings SET REALISTIC GOALS -- why be an office administrator when your interpersonal skills make you a natural for sales? LEARN ABOUT NEW AREAS -- with more than 1,100 career possibilities listed and described in detail, you could easily discover that you have an interest in and aptitude for an exciting position you never knew existed. Discover What You're Best At could put you well on your way to success. It's the only career resource you'll ever need.

Discover Yoga

by Elly Lloyd

Lead a healthier lifestyle! By discovering yoga you can help harmonize your body and mind. Yoga is a popular form of exercise and is ideal if you lead a hectic lifestyle because the exercises can easily be done at home.

Discover Your Conflict Management Style

by Speed B. Leas

Leas, an Alban senior consultant and a nationally recognized authority on conflict in congregations, helps you to self-assess your conflict response and discover options appropriate to different levels of conflict. Leas draws on his years of experience helping conflicted congregations, providing valuable insights on the nature of conflict and its resolution. This new edition contains an improved Conflict Strategy Instrument, revised to reflect new learnings.

Discover Your Dragon: 5 Steps to the Victorious Life

by Kungfu-Cious Donald Hyun Kiolbassa

Kung Fu-Cious is short for "Kung Fu Consciousness" - a way of thinking to achieve results in life. This book is a gift to you - the first steps on the path to "The Victorious Life." telling how an Eastern approach can bring success in modern Western Society.

Discover Your Genius

by Michael J. Gelb

Unleash your creative potential. Michael J. Gelb, bestselling author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, draws upon history's most revolutionary minds to help you unleash your own creativity. With fascinating biographies of all ten geniuses, personal self-assessments, and practical exercises, this book is the key to unlocking the genius inside you! Plato -- Deepening your love of wisdom Filippo Brunelleschi -- Expanding your perspective Christopher Columbus -- Strengthening your vision, optimism, and courage Nicolaus Copernicus -- Reorganizing your vision of the world Queen Elizabeth I -- Wielding your power with balance and effectiveness William Shakespeare -- Cultivating your emotional intelligence Thomas Jefferson -- Celebrating your freedom in the pursuit of happiness Charles Darwin -- Developing your powers of observation and cultivating an open mind Mahatma Gandhi -- Applying the principles of spiritual genius to harmonize spirit, mind, and body Albert Einstein -- Unleashing your imagination and "combinatory play"

Discover Your Inner Economist

by Tyler Cowen

Read Tyler Cowen's posts on the Penguin Blog. In Discover Your Inner Economist one of America's most respected economists presents a quirky, incisive romp through everyday life that reveals how you can turn economic reasoning to your advantage--often when you least expect it to be relevant. Like no other economist, Tyler Cowen shows how economic notions--such as incentives, signals, and markets-- apply far more widely than merely to the decisions of social planners, governments, and big business. What does economic theory say about ordering from a menu? Or attracting the right mate? Or controlling people who talk too much in meetings? Or dealing with your dentist? With a wryly amusing voice, in chapters such as "How to Control the World, The Basics" and "How to Control the World, Knowing When to Stop" Cowen reveals the hidden economic patterns behind everyday situations so you can get more of what you really want. Readers will also gain less selfish insights into how to be a good partner, neighbor and even citizen of the world. For instance, what is the best way to give to charity? The chapter title "How to Save the World--More Christmas Presents Won't Help" makes a point that is every bit as personal as it is global. Incentives are at the core of an economic approach to the world, but they don't just come in cash. In fact, money can be a disincentive. Cowen shows why, for example, it doesn't work to pay your kids to do the dishes. Other kinds of incentives--like making sure family members know they will be admired if they respect you--can work. Another non- monetary incentive? Try having everyone stand up in your next meeting if you don't want anyone to drone on. Deeply felt incentives like pride in one's work or a passing smile from a loved one, can be the most powerful of all, even while they operate alongside more mundane rewards such as money and free food. Discover Your Inner Economist is an introduction to the science of economics that shows it to be built on notions that are already within all of us. While the implications of those ideas lead to Cowen's often counterintuitive advice, their wisdom is presented in ordinary examples taken from home life, work life, and even vacation life... How do you get a good guide in a Moroccan bazaar? Read Tyler Cowen's posts on the Penguin Blog. .

Discover Your Inner Economist: Use Incentives to Fall in Love, Survive Your Next Meeting, and Motivate Your Dentist

by Tyler Cowen

Freakonomics revealed much about our society. Now, one of America's most respected economists reveals how individuals can turn economic reasoning to their advantage in their daily life--at home, at work, even on vacation. Tyler Cowen explains how understanding the incentives that work best with each individual is the key to successful and satisfactory daily interactions--from getting the kids to do the dishes to having a productive business meeting, attracting a mate to finding a good guide in a foreign country. Discovering your inner economist, Cowen suggests, can lead to a happier, more satisfying life. What better carrot could you ask for?

Discover Your Inner Wisdom

by Victoria St. George Char Margolis

The world-renowned psychic intuitive shares her special gifts by teaching you how to tap into your intuitive powers to make the wisest choices in life and obtain more money, love, and success. Every day, people are faced with countless decisions, from the trivial to the very important. Yet few are able to truly hear that inner voice that helps them make the wisest choices: their intuition. Char Margolis explains how to do just that. Using her own incredible experiences, she outlines how to use your own inner voice as you learn to develop your intuitive powers in four simple steps. By combining intuition with logic and common sense, you will be able to make better decisions and attract the people and opportunities you most deeply desire into your life. Learn how to: Tune in to your health and use your energy to heal Raise healthy, happy children by nurturing their intuition as well as your own Listen to your instincts in evaluating people and opportunities Attract compatible partners Access your sexual energy Sense the right career opportunities Recognize the messages you are receiving from your deceased loved ones Char also provides helpful instruction on how to prevent potential problems, protect yourself from bad energy, cope with setbacks, and get attuned to the universal plan. With Char's guidance, you will be empowered to begin your own personal journey of discovering -- and listening to -- your inner wisdom.

Discover Your Purpose

by Rhys Thomas

In this life-changing book, energy medicine expert Rhys Thomas shows you how to discover your life purpose and align your decisions with your deepest self, so your life is fulfilling, productive, and full of joy. Trying to meet everyone else's expectations about the type of role you should play--whether in your job, your family, or society--can leave you constantly striving but ultimately dissatisfied. In this inspiring book, Thomas guides you in using the Rhys Method® Life Purpose Profile System to identify your purpose and reconnect with your passions, so you can find true happiness and fulfillment. This system of self-discovery encompasses five distinct soul-based profiles. Which one are you? - Creative Idealists are highly imaginative thinkers who sometimes self-isolate, feeling safer staying in their inner mental world than engaging with others. - Emotional Intelligence Specialists are empathic, sensitive, and compassionate but sometimes struggle with being overwhelmed and feeling unloved. - Team Players are loyal supporters who selflessly put others' needs before their own, but they can fail to recognize their own strengths and needs. - Charismatic Leader-Charmers are energetic, dynamic, and capable, but they can become distrustful, self-centered, and even aggressive, in their relationships. - Knowledgeable Achievers are driven, self-disciplined, and organized big-picture thinkers. They sometimes lose touch with their emotions and push themselves too hard, becoming overly critical and judgmental. Once you identify your primary life-purpose profile, as well the other profiles you may inhabit, you can move toward your unique calling--embracing your strengths and rejecting unhealthy behaviors. Discover Your Purpose also helps you to better understand and relate to others through their profiles. Included in this book are resources and bio-energetic exercises designed for your individual profile to help you reach your fullest potential in mind, body, and soul.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Discover Your Treasure

by Robert A. Fiacco

Why do so many people struggle through life, while others run straight to success? Why do some let setbacks stop them, while others power through? It's clear that people who succeed know what they want, have a detailed plan to get there, and set goals they believe in. "Discover Your Treasure" lays out the steps for you to craft your own map to success. This book combines personal stories, lessons learned on the job, and motivational quotes with clarity, with a down-to-earth approach to getting you the results that will impact you most. You'll discover key concepts to help you overcome fear, stay inspired, set up winning systems for your life, and more---with humor sprinkled throughout. No matter what your personal or professional goals, there will be setbacks. But by pressing forward, adjusting your process, and never giving up, you're sure to discover your treasure.

Discovering God's Will: How to Know When You Are Heading in the Right Direction

by Andy Stanley Reggie Joiner

God has a personal vision for our lives, and He wants us to know it even more than we do. But determining God's will can be a difficult process, especially when we need to make a decision in a hurry. The Discovering God's Will and its companion study guide, designed for small groups or personal study, take you through the important steps of decision making, pursuing God's will, seeking counsel from others, learning to use discernment, and understanding the mind of God through Scripture as you seek His will. The DVD includes 4 complete sermons and eight 12- to 15-minute group sessions that correspond with the study guide. The study guide, which includes a leader's guide, will help outline the amazing plan God has in mind for your life. How to Make Decisions with Confidence. God has a wonderful and fulfilling plan for your life. Yet determining God's will can be a difficult process, especially when you need to make a decision quickly! Discovering God's Will takes you through the important steps of decision making as you begin to discover the personal vision God has for you. This four-part series includes the following messages: Part 1: The Adventure Begins; Part 2: Asking for Directions; Part 3: Unfolding the Map; Part 4: Checking the Compass. In addition to the original series messages, this book is enhanced with curriculum study sessions that can be used for small group or individual study.

Discovering Your Center: your natural essence versus your false personality

by Osho Osho International Foundation

The longing to be who we really are.... Osho explains how we became alienated from our own essence, what it means to live in that disconnect, and how to rediscover our authenticity. Osho delivers a lot in one small talk!

Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style

by Barry W. Mccarthy Emily Mccarthy

Winner of the 2009 Smart Marriages® Impact Award Think all sex should be earth shattering? The quality of most couple sex doesn't measure up to the much distorted image of the perfect romantic love/passionate sex encounter portrayed in popular culture. In Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style: Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction, renowned marital and sex therapist Barry McCarthy and his wife Emily McCarthy urge couples to ignore what they see on TV, in books, or online, and discover their own unique sexual style. The McCarthys offer three guidelines for sexual satisfaction: develop positive, realistic sexual expectations; explore sensual and sexual options; and communicate sexual desires. With this foundation, couples can take a straightforward survey to determine which of four couple sexual styles best fits their relationship. Based on three years of research and treating more than 4,000 individuals and couples, Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style provides information, guidelines, exercises, and case studies that will help readers find their own sexual voice and develop a mutually satisfying sexual style.

Discovering your Past Lives

by Gloria Chadwick

How to open up the world of past-life regression to anyone interested in finding out more about themselves.

Discovering Your Soul Signature

by Panache Desai

An invitation to change the energy that surrounds you, find the harmony that comes with self-acceptance, and, in the process, discover your life's purpose and the boundless possibilities that await you. Your soul signature is your spiritual DNA--it is who you are at your core, the most authentic part of you, your singular contribution to this world. And yet we reject our authentic selves. We allow our soul signature to become blocked by any number of emotional obstacles that life throws in our path: anger, fear, guilt, shame, sadness, despair. Any or all of these feelings overtake us and create a density, a heaviness that doesn't permit us to embrace who we truly are, deep inside. We are energetic beings, Panache Desai reminds us, and emotions are energy in motion. When we are blocked we feel unworthy, less than, unloved, incomplete. In Discovering Your Soul Signature, Panache invites us on a 33-day path of meditations--short passages to be read at morning, noon, and night that are designed to dismantle the emotional burden that holds us back and open us up to changing our lives. Through this distilled, poetic, practical, and inspiring course, he invites us to live a life of authenticity, to rediscover purpose and passion, and to believe from our soul in the possibility of all things.From the Hardcover edition.

Disentangle

by M.S. Nancy L. Johnston

An inspiring and practical guide for people seeking emotional freedom within relationships, whether those relationships are with an intimate partner, parent/child, other family members, friends or those in the workplace.

Dish

by Barbara Moses

Women at Mid-life Tell the Truth about What Really Matters in Work, Relationships, and the Rest of LifeFrom the bestselling author of What Next? comes a deliciously frank and inspiring look at contemporary women and the life choices they make."I am feverish with all the possibilities," says one woman, of her life now. "I lost myself, my sense of being because I had to conform to an alpha male world. I would come out of meetings sick to my stomach, not because of what had happened in the meeting but because of what had happened to me," says another of her life in a corporate organization. So just what does this generation of women, the first to "have it all," have to say for themselves today? Lots, it turns out. Rueful, funny, bitchy, wise, women at mid-life are tired of trying to please and continually biting their tongues. They have worked, married, had children, divorced, chosen to stay home, and learned lots of life's lessons -- and they are more than happy to dish it all out for us.Through the skilful lens of renowned life coach Dr. Barbara Moses, the voices of over one thousand women are focused on the issues surrounding career, family, love and sex, friendship, and society. Through them, we see a brilliant snapshot of an entire generation, one that first tackled the glass ceiling and fought for equality at home and at work. We hear what they think of their lives now, of the choices they have made, what has made them happy, and what they would change for the second half of their lives. In Moses's capable hands, these voices become welcome advice from a host of friends, a road map for future choices. Dish is addictively readable and full of wisdom, and it will change the face of self-help. A sample of the voices in Dish:"My boss, the VP of HR, said, 'We really need to promote work-life balance in the company. Let's have a meeting Monday morning at seven-thirty to discuss it.'""I'm proud of myself for ending the marriage . . . asserting my right to feel good about my life and being strong enough to do it.""I practise Marxist (Groucho) monogamy. I wouldn't have an affair with anyone who would have an affair with me."From the Trade Paperback edition.

Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age

by Jo Ann Jenkins

"Jo Ann Jenkins's Disrupt Aging is spot-on: every single year is a gift. By confronting the most common stereotypes about aging, this book will help us all live each year to the fullest." -Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.OrgWe've all seen the ads on TV and in magazines-"50 is the new 30!" or "60 is the new 40!" A nice sentiment to be sure, but CEO of AARP Jo Ann Jenkins disagrees. 50 is 50, and she, for one, likes the look of it.In Disrupt Aging, Jenkins focuses on three core areas-health, wealth, and self-to show us how to embrace opportunities and change the way we look at getting older. Here, she chronicles her own journey and that of others who are making their mark as disruptors to show readers how we can be active, healthy, and happy as we get older. Through this powerful and engaging narrative, she touches on all the important issues facing people 50+ today, from caregiving and mindful living to building age-friendly communities and making our money last.This is a book for all the makers and doers who have a desire to continue exploring possibilities, to celebrate discovery over decline, and to seek out opportunities to live the best life there is.

Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work

by Whitney Johnson

Are you a high potential charting your course within your current organization, a leader trying to jumpstart innovative thinking in your company? Or are you ready to do something new? Consider this simple yet powerful idea: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different--they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist. An expert in driving innovation via personal disruption, Whitney Johnson, will help you understand how the frameworks of disruptive innovation can apply to you: if you want to be successful in unexpected ways, follow your own disruptive path. Dare to innovate. Dream big dreams. Do something astonishing. Disrupt yourself. In this book, you will learn how to apply these frameworks to building a business, career--and you. We are living in an era of accelerating disruption--those who can manage the S-curve waves of learning and maxing out will have a competitive advantage. But this is a skill set that needs to be learned. Disrupt Yourself will help people cope with the unpredictability of disruption, and use it to their competitive advantage.

The Distant Healing Handbook

by Jack Angelo

THE DISTANT HEALING HANDBOOK is an important book from the UK's leading healing teacher, Jack Angelo. Jack explains that we all have it in our power to take action, to reach out and help people, places and animals who are in need. Extraordinary case histories reveal the beneficial effect distant healing can have. Step-by-step, using over 60 easy-to-follow exercises, Jack shows you how to access your own distant healing power and harness your love and energy for the good of others. THE DISTANT HEALING HANDBOOK will enable you to: Sense your energy field and send healing to people at any distance; Work on your own or with a group or healing circle; Learn advanced, astral level healing; Work with the environment, plants and animals; Send light to trouble spots and disaster areas around the world; Practise unconditional love and bring healing into your everyday life. THE DISTANT HEALING HANDBOOK is a book everyone can use, whether you already have a healing gift or whether you simply want to learn how to send healing and make a difference to a loved one, a pet or to the world we live in.

Disturbances of the Mind

by Douwe Draaisma Barbara Fasting

Sergei Korsakoff, Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and other eminent scientists, are all names which have become synonymous with a disease, a syndrome, or an autistic disorder. Although the names of these psychiatrists and neurologists are familiar, we often know little about the individuals themselves and the circumstances surrounding their discoveries. What exactly did they discover, and who were their patients? Douwe Draaisma expertly reconstructs the lives of these and eight other 'names' from the science of mind and brain. Disturbances of the Mind provides a fascinating, illuminating, and at times touching insight into the history of brain research. Thanks to Draaisma's unerring eye and elegant, engaging style, the case histories of Asperger, Bonnet, Capgras, Clérambault, Korsakoff and Gilles de la Tourette syndromes; Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases; the areas of Broca and Brodmann; Jackson's epilepsy; and the Gage matrix are all brought to life and transformed into unforgettable tales.

The Diva Rules (Sneak Preview)

by Ru Paul Michelle Visage

Want a sneak peek? Download this free sample of The Diva Rules by Michelle Visage.Michelle Visage is not your average diva. Powerful, positive, and polished, this diva's not only glamorous, she's a savvy businesswoman with serious credentials who works her tail off. From her days vogueing in the downtown Manhattan clubs in the '90s to her successful career in radio and her ultimate cult status as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race, Michelle has achieved her dreams and then some! In The Diva Rules, Visage shares her rules and advice for living life to the fullest and finding success no matter the hand you're dealt. With her no-nonsense style and super sassy voice, Michelle tells readers to "Keep Your Shit Together," "Give Good Face," and "Be Thankful You're a Misfit," in addition to 22 other invaluable life lessons on finding your power and sparkling your way to the top.

Dive Deeper

by Jenifer Jernigan

Equip yourself to fall deeply in love with God's Word through this unique, interactive Bible study. Delving into the book of Ephesians, Dive Deeper is a tool for women--those who might be satisfied and content with their Bible study and for those who find themselves fearful or numb--to d.i.v.e.(define, investigate, visualize, embrace) deeper into the living and active Word of God.Dive Deeper comes from Jenifer Jernigan's heart. As a preacher's daughter, she grew up with some pretty heavy expectations to live up to. Jenifer found herself becoming numb to the things of God because the Bible stories were all too familiar. She longed to break through the serene surface of her safe place and d.i.v.e. deeper into Scripture. She wanted to fall in love with the stories she knew so well. Over time, Jenifer learned to do just that. Her unique Bible study method is shared in this one-of-a-kind study. Dive Deeper takes readers by the hand and jumps with them into the exhilarating waters of Bible study. Features include:Personal, easy-to-understand language Helpful tips for Bible study beginnersUseful tools to encourage familiarity of the Bible, its contents, and study helpsScripture from the book of Ephesians

Divine Alignment

by Squire Rushnell

It's happened to you. You received a phone call out of the blue; or you bumped into someone who led you to a new job, a new relationship, or opportunity that totally changed your life. You probably even said, "Wow, what a coincidence I met so and so." But did you ever stop to ask what caused that person to be right there, at that exact moment, in your path? It was Divine Alignment: the arrangement of coincidences into a pattern of alignment so astonishing they could have come only from a higher source. In this inspiring new work, SQuire Rushnell shows readers how they can navigate life's thorniest hurdles, rediscover the deep meaning and impact of personal prayer, and develop the individual conviction and wherewithal it takes to reach their full potential and fulfill their most ambitious dreams by honoring the book's seven easy-to-follow steps. In his charmingly avuncular and wonderfully optimistic voice, SQuire shares moving stories from his own and others' lives to show the awesome strength inherent in what he calls God's Positioning System, or GPS. All of us, he assures readers, can use our own personal GPS to grow more closely aligned with God to become vastly more effective, successful, and fulfilled in our relationships, careers, and everything we do. *** DIVINE ALIGNMENT offers a comprehensive approach for living our lives in harmony with God--every minute of every day--offering a whole new paradigm for understanding the mysterious connections between people and events, challenges and solutions. GPS STEP 1: Speak with the Navigator GPS STEP 2: Listen to Your Own Inner Compass GPS STEP 3: Mapping Your Destination GPS STEP 4: Unshackle Your Baggage GPS STEP 5: Step Out in Faith and Believe You'll Arrive GPS STEP 6: Read the Signs, Recalculate, and Accelerate GPS STEP 7: Gratefully Arrive with a Full Well Within

The Divine Life of Animals: One Man's Quest to Discover Whether the Souls of Animals Live on

by Ptolemy Tompkins

A journey through 20,000 years of history and myth in search of the answer to a single question: Do animals have souls? Anyone who has ever mourned the loss of a cherished pet has wondered about the animal soul. Do animals survive the death of the body, or are they doomed to disappear completely when they leave this world behind? Both scientists and religious authorities have long scoffed at the idea of animals in heaven. Yet the question endures. In this wise, immensely readable book, Ptolemy Tompkins embarks on a quest for the answer-taking us on a top-speed tour of the history of the animal soul. Equally at home with mainstream and alternative spiritual philosophies, Tompkins takes us from the savannas of Africa to the earth's first cities to the early days of the great faith traditions of both East and West. Along the way, he shows that, despite what many of us have been taught, the world's various spiritual traditions all have profoundly meaningful things to say about the animal soul, if we simply know where to look. Rescuing these ancient insights and blending them with vivid stories about animals today-from a dwarf rabbit named Angus to a manatee named Moose to a black bear named Little Bit-The Divine Life of Animals paints a gloriously inclusive picture of the cosmos as a place made up of both matter and spirit, in which animals are every bit as important, spiritually speaking, as the humans with whom they share the world. Though it is startlingly original, The Divine Life of Animals also feels strangely and instantly familiar, for it reveals truths that many of us have held in our hearts already, waiting only for someone to give fresh voice to one of the oldest and most trustworthy intuitions we possess. The Divine Life of Animals offers a compelling and timeless vision of the relationship between humans and animals that will have you looking at the animals in your life with new eyes.

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