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10 books about change
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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan
This book was published 3 years ago by Penguin Press and takes approximately 16.0 hours to read.
"When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction, and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. But upon discovering how these ... substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third"--
Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age by Bruce Feiler
This book was published last year by Penguin Press and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
Several years ago Bruce Feiler began to notice a pattern: the old stories about the major plot points of our lives - a straight line from childhood to education to rising within a single career, having a family, and growing old with a life partner - were no longer holding true. People felt they were living their lives out of the expected order and weren't sure how to navigate everything that wasn't supposed to happen. Galvanised by a family crisis that spoke quite poignantly to this loss of meaning, Feiler set out on what became an epic journey to harvest American life stories and see what he could learn from them.
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath
Category: Personal Transformation
This book was published 11 years ago by Crown Business and takes approximately 10.2 hours to read.
The best-selling authors of Made to Stick offer insight into the difficult nature of lasting change, presenting metaphorical illustrations of the conflict between the instinctual and the intellectual areas of the brain while sharing case studies of successful individuals and organizations.
Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life by Craig Groeschel
Category: Stress Management
This book was published this year by Zondervan and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
Pastor and New York Times bestselling author Craig Groeschel provides four practical, life-changing strategies for breaking free from destructive thinking and for living the life God intends for you.
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy
This book was published 10 years ago by Martino Publishing and takes approximately 4.1 hours to read.
2011 Reprint of 1963 Edition. This text has been carefully edited and prepared for publication, and not generated by OCR. DR. JOSEPH MURPHY wrote, taught, counseled and lectured to thousands all over the world for nearly fifty years. Born in 1898, he was educated in Ireland and England. In the preface of this title, Dr Joseph Murphy asserts that life events are actually the result of the workings of your conscious and subconscious minds. He suggests practical techniques through which one can change one's destiny, principally by focusing and redirecting this miraculous energy. Years of research studying the world's major religions convinced him that some great Power lay behind all spiritual life and that this power is within each of us. Dr. Murphy was Minister-Director of the Church of Divine Science in Los Angeles for 28 years, where his lectures were attended by 1300 to 1500 people every Sunday. His daily radio program during period was immensely popular. Murphy was influenced by Ernest Holmes and Emmet Fox, both well known writers on New Thought principles, but his academic background was in Eastern religion. He spent many years in India, and was an Andhra Research Fellow at the University of India. Dr Murphy spent a good part of his life studying Eastern religions, and was a scholar of the I-Ching, the Chinese book of divination whose origins are lost in history. He remains a beacon of enlightenment and inspiration for legions of loyal followers. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind has been a bestseller since its first publication in 1963, selling many millions of copies since its original publication.
Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson
Category: Personal Transformation
This book was published 23 years ago by G. P. Putnam's Sons and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.
Relates a highly meaningful parable intended to help one deal with change quickly and prevail, offering readers a simple way to progress in their work and lives.
Why Do Families Change?: Our First Talk About Separation and Divorce (Just Enough, 4) by Dr. Jillian Roberts
Category: Marriage & Divorce
This book was published last year by Orca Book Publishers and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
-A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of separation and divorce in a resassuring and straightforward way.---
The Story of Climate Change: A first book about how we can help save our planet by Steve Williams
This book was published this year by Frances Lincoln Children's Books and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
The Story of Climate Change is a wonderful way to introduce young readers to one of the most important issues facing our world today. Combining history with science, this book charts the changes in our Earth's climate, from the beginnings of the planet and its atmosphere, to the Industrial revolution and the dawn of machinery. Kids will learn all about the causes of climate change, such as factory farming and pollution, and the effects that climate change has on humans and animals across the world. As well as discovering the causes and effects of global warming, readers will discover practical ways we can work together to solve it, from using renewable energy to swapping meat for vegetables in our diet. With fact-packed text by Catherine Barr and vibrant illustrations by Amy Husband and Mike Love, The Story of Climate Change will give kids the information they need to make a change and do their part to fight the climate emergency!
What is Privilege?: Inspiring Little Minds to Make Big Changes by Ashley Gooding
Category: Communication & Social Skills
This book was published last year by Little Minds Big Changes Publishing Company and takes approximately 2.2 hours to read.
'What is Privilege?' is an ABC book designed specifically for grown-ups and children to read together. We want to inspire little minds to make big changes! As you read through the book, you will encounter important social issues and societal concepts. We've taken these grown-up topics and broken them down so they can be easily understood by children! In these pages there are kid-friendly definitions, intriguing illustrations, and prompts/ideas for starting conversations. We also include important, relevant information on each topic, as well as supplemental information for further learning.
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz
Category: Personal Transformation
This book was published 3 years ago by Amber-Allen Publishing, Incorporated and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
Identifies four self-limiting beliefs that impede one's experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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