Creating Values in Life

Creating Values in Life Author Ashok Gulla
ISBN-10 9781452000893
Release 2010-04
Pages 312
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Unfortunately, very few people these days talk about real values in life. What we stand for in life, and are we living up to these values are worth pondering. Are our aspirations in tune with the real purpose of life? It is the values that remind us often what to aspire in life. Most people value life and its achievements from the perspective of wealth and richness, but do not recognize trust, honesty, and contentment as forward looking attributes that help in overall satisfaction. Giving importance to external growth leaving behind inner development often leads to unbalance in life devoid of overall satisfaction. Much of the troubles in this world are that true values of life have narrowed down, skewed, ignored and misunderstood. This book deliberates different aspects of life in terms of personal, moral, spiritual, family and social values and how these can enrich life and fill its purpose. A wide range of topics include How to live an easier life; Thoughts on simplifying life; Virtues of Integrity; Mistakes we generally make; Control on impulsive mind; Being Successful in life; Benefits from silence; Communication with inner self; Creating love for others; How to think positive; How moral values get reinforced; Belief in natural justice; What is spirituality; Understanding self; How to find God; What does death mean to us; Good family values; Being part of whole universe; Universal brotherhood; Towards developing good values. Attempt has been made to describe large issues that are outcome of misdirected value system, and how best a person can move ahead in life by focusing on core values. The idea of writing this book is to facilitate readers to pause and think about what they aspire, and are these aspirations in tandem with broad purpose in life.



Private Fleming at Chancellorsville

Private Fleming at Chancellorsville Author Perry Lentz
ISBN-10 0826265308
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 359
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"Focusing on the exploits of Private Henry Fleming and his fellow soldiers, Lentz's study of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage debunks earlier criticism of the novel as impressionistic by proving, through a close examination of war history, combat, and, specifically, the Chancellorsville battle, its realistic founding"--Provided by publisher.



Nursing Education Challenges in the 21st Century

Nursing Education Challenges in the 21st Century Author Leana E. Callara
ISBN-10 1600216617
Release 2008
Pages 336
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Presents some analyses of nursing education.



Sociology

Sociology Author David M. Newman
ISBN-10 9781412961523
Release 2008-01-09
Pages 547
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DISCOUNTED BUNDLE SAVES YOUR STUDENTS MONEY!This book is available bundled with Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition (bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-6151-6) The Seventh Edition of David NewmanÆs Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life invites students to delve into the fascinating world of sociological thought. Encouraging students to think more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives, this edition features updated coverage and fresh examples, including revamped micro-macro connections to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society. New to the Seventh Edition Presents new and updated coverage throughout, including new sections on Muslim-Americans, global warming, and sexual orientationFeatures NewmanÆs signature compelling writing style with slightly briefer chapters and integrated global content in each for a better fit with todayÆs courses Provides a more robust research methods section with innovative discussions of spuriousness in research, reading a research article correctly, and more, plus a new ôDoing Social Researchö feature Offers new examples from the myriad U.S. subcultures to engage students with examples that are relevant to their lives Features new and updated Micro-Macro Connections, including technology and erosion of privacy, the global health divide, and more, to help students make the link between their daily lives and the architecture of society Includes fresh examples and updated statistical information throughout the text, along with new exhibits and impactful visual essays Ancillaries InstructorÆs Resources on CD-Rom are available to qualified instructors. Contact SAGE at [email protected] or 1.800.818.7243 to request a copy.Student study site û COMING SOON - at www.pineforge.com/newman7study Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for students enrolled in Introduction to Sociology and Principles of Sociology courses in departments of sociology.



Sociology in Our Times The Essentials

Sociology in Our Times  The Essentials Author Diana Kendall
ISBN-10 9780495598626
Release 2008-12-02
Pages 624
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Accessible and up-to-date, the Seventh Edition of SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, Seventh Edition, builds on the best of previous editions while offering new insights, learning tools, and opportunities to apply the content of each chapter to relevant sociological issues of the twenty-first century. Acclaimed in the field for being first to integrate race, class, and gender issues, Kendall continues her focus on diversity and inequality, emphasizing social consciousness and active participation in bettering the world around us. Compelling examples, a vivid writing style, and chapter themes grounded in timely social issues already familiar to students get students involved in sociology by showing them how they can make a difference in their own communities. Among its other changes, the Seventh Edition includes a new Sociology Works! feature; new assignable Reflect & Analyze questions that conclude selected features; two new photo essays, each with new assignable video activities; a vibrant new interior design; improved concept review tables; and more photos and illustrations, making this text the most up-to-date, applications-oriented introduction to sociology available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Life Skills and Values for Us 8

Life Skills and Values for Us     8 Author Tanya Luther
ISBN-10 9789325994591
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Life Skills and Values for Us for Classes 6–8 is a new series in Life Skills and Value Education. It is unique in the process of handling day-to-day situations through step by step problem-solving and correlating skills learnt in the daily life. It aims at imbibing a variety of life skills and values in learners through activities, drawings, discussion, group work and reflection-based exercises. The scenarios provided in the books have been inspired from real-life situations. The ebook version does not contain CD.



Positive Psychology in a Nutshell

Positive Psychology in a Nutshell Author Ilona Boniwell
ISBN-10 9780954838782
Release 2008
Pages 146
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Introduktion til positiv psykologi



Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentists

Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentists Author Larry Mathis
ISBN-10 9781933596839
Release 2011-06-01
Pages 144
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Larry Mathis, CFP® has been working dental professionals for more than 17 years. His wealth of experience has enabled him to help simplify and improve the lives of dental professionals by inspiring them to implement financial strategies based upon what they value most in life! You've already chosen a great profession! Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists will help you discover how to live your life based upon those things that you value most and encourage you to develop a financial strategy today to help you enjoy what you value to the fullest both today and in the future. Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists is full of practical application techniques to help you maximize your wealth potential and avoid costly mistakes commonly made by dental professionals. Bridging The Financial Gap for Dentists will help you achieve your personal and financial goals in the time frame you are hoping for and it will give you simple steps that you can implement now to improve your immediate financial situation. If you have been wondering, "Does my financial planner really have my best interest in mind?" Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentist, will give you the knowledge to know whether you are working with a true financial professional or just another financial "sales person." "This is it! This is the key to successful financial planning! This is the key to staying out of debt! This is the key to accumulating wealth! This is the key to reducing financial stress in your life. Are you ready to start enjoying the fruits of your labor without eating every grape on the bowl? Read Bridging the Financial Gap for Dentist today!



Positive Psychology In A Nutshell The Science Of Happiness

Positive Psychology In A Nutshell  The Science Of Happiness Author Boniwell, Ilona
ISBN-10 9780335247202
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 202
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"The best general introduction to positive psychology available." Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK "Dr Ilona Boniwell is recognized as Europe’s leading researcher, innovator and thinker in the expanding world of positive psychology. Positive Psychology in a Nutshell offers something for everyone with an interest in discovering how to live optimally. This brilliant little book is packed with scientific evidence identifying the key ingredients that help to create a happy life. Read it and learn how to change yours for the better." Dr Cecilia d'Felice, Consultant Psychologist, Author and Columnist for The Times and The Metro "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a little gem of a book, beautifully and engagingly written, and having the marks of a cogent teacher who has mastered the contemporary structure, bounds and outreach of her field. This is a 'must read', and a welcome antidote for all those engaged in the caring professions." Richard Whitfield, Human Development Specialist, Educator, Poet and Chairman of Trustees of the Face-to-Face Trust "As good an introduction to positive psychology as you can read. A must-read book for all those involved in the education and health industries." Dr Anthony Seldon, Master, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a comprehensive, user friendly, thoughtful introduction and critique of the field. Simply put, it is the best overview out there that can be read in a couple of sittings. Those with no psychology background find it fascinating and informative; those with serious credentials find it to be a credible overview and critique of the field." Dr Carol Kauffman, Co-founder and Director of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Initiative, Harvard Medical School, USA "In a nutshell, I could scarcely put down this intelligent, balanced and irresistible introduction to positive psychology!" Dr Sean Cameron, Co-Director, Practitioner Doctorate in Educational Psychology, University College London, UK "It is very readable, seductively so, and is no doubt as good an introduction to the subject as you can get ... Emotional wellbeing is complex and there are useful insights here to shore up the flabby phrases tossed around by politicians ... There are some parts of this book I will use and anyone who wants to find out about positive psychology should start here." Mike Shooter is a child psychiatrist and President of BACP, UK When you hear the words 'positive psychology' or 'the science of well-being', do you wonder what it's all about? 'What makes us fulfilled?' and 'Is happiness necessary for a good life?' Discover the latest thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths and love, and learn how to apply it to your life. Ilona Boniwell presents an engaging overview of the science of optimal functioning and well-being, which combines real readability with a broad academic base applied to day-to-day life. Now fully updated and enhanced with new material on how to: Change your mindset Practice mindfulness Develop better resilience Enhance your well-being at work Adopt positive leadership Introducing positive psychology in a friendly, straightforward way, this international bestseller is peppered with many simple tools and tips for daily living that will help you love your life.



Values Education in Schools

Values Education in Schools Author Mark Freakley
ISBN-10 9780864319920
Release 2008
Pages 119
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Values Education in Schools: A resource book for student inquiry is an important new resource for teachers involved in values and ethics education. It provides a range of practical philosophy resources for secondary school teachers that can be used in English, religious education, citizenship, personal development and social science subjects.



Becoming a Professional Life Coach Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training

Becoming a Professional Life Coach  Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training Author Diane S. Menendez
ISBN-10 9780393710977
Release 2015-03-23
Pages 388
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An updated version of the best-selling therapist-to-coach transition text. With his bestselling Therapist As Life Coach, Pat Williams introduced the therapeutic community to the career of life coach, and in Becoming a Professional Life Coach he and Diane Menendez covered all the basic principles and strategies for effective coaching. Now Williams, founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT), and Menendez, former faculty at ILCT—both master certified coaches—bring back the book that has taught thousands of coaches over the past eight years with all-new information on coaching competencies, ethics, somatic coaching, wellness coaching, and how positive psychology and neuroscience are informing the profession today. Moving seamlessly from coaching fundamentals—listening skills, effective language, session preparation—to more advanced ideas such as helping clients to identify life purpose, recognize and combat obstacles, align values and actions, maintain a positive mind-set, and live with integrity, this new edition is one-stop-shopping for beginner and advanced coaches alike. Beginning with a brief history of the foundations of coaching and its future trajectory, Becoming a Professional Life Coach takes readers step-by-step through the coaching process, covering all the crucial ideas and techniques for being a successful life coach, including: • Listening to, versus listening for, versus listening with • Establishing a client’s focus • Giving honest feedback and observation • Formulating first coaching conversations • Asking powerful, eliciting questions • Understanding human developmental issues • Reframing a client’s perspective • Enacting change with clients • Helping clients to identify and fulfill core values, and much, much more. All the major skillsets for empowering and “stretching” clients are covered. By filling the pages with client exercises, worksheets, sample dialogues, and self-assessments, Williams and Menendez give readers a hands-on coaching manual to expertly guide their clients to purposeful, transformative lives. Today, with more and more therapists incorporating coaching into their practices, and the number of master certified coaches, many with niche expertise, growing every year, Becoming a Professional Life Coach fills a greater need than ever. By tackling the nuts and bolts of coaching, Williams and Menendez equip readers with the tools and techniques they need to make a difference in their clients’ lives.



Stress Management for Life A Research Based Experiential Approach

Stress Management for Life  A Research Based Experiential Approach Author Michael Olpin
ISBN-10 9781133713302
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 416
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STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, THIRD EDITION emphasizes experiential learning and clearly explains the how to of stress management and prevention. Michael Olpin and Margie Hesson offer students more than just a book about stress; they offer students a life-changing experience. This text empowers students to experience personal wellness by understanding and managing stress. The authors encourage students to personalize the information in the text through practical applications and a tool-box of stress-reducing resources, including the stress relief audio files and student activities, both found on the CourseMate Website. Well-researched, this text gives stress-related topics a real-life context and helps motivate students to manage stress in a way that accommodates their lifestyle, values and goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Importance of the Built Environment to the Quality of American Life

The Importance of the Built Environment to the Quality of American Life Author
ISBN-10 NAP:15078
Release 1980
Pages 117
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The Importance of the Built Environment to the Quality of American Life has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Importance of the Built Environment to the Quality of American Life also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Importance of the Built Environment to the Quality of American Life book for free.



The Heart of Wisdom

The Heart of Wisdom Author Richard White
ISBN-10 9781442221161
Release 2013
Pages 152
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"The Heart of Wisdom explores the intersection of philosophy and spirituality. Though spirituality is a concept often viewed with skepticism by philosophers and others, spiritual concerns are prominent in many people's lives, whether or not they ascribe to a religious creed. This book examines spiritual concepts like generosity, suffering, and joy, incorporating the various perspectives of great philosophers, including Nietzsche, Aristotle, and Derrida, as well as Eastern wisdom traditions, including Buddhism and Vedanta philosophy"--P. [4] of cover.



Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy Author Elsie Jones-Smith
ISBN-10 9781483305363
Release 2011-04-28
Pages 696
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This text offers an extensive array of theories, including all the mainstream approaches as well as contemporary ones such as narrative, feminist, and post-modern. The author provides an integrative framework that allows students to assess the various theories with respect to possible clinical application. By comparing and contrasting the theories, as well as analyzing strengths and weaknesses of each, students will learn to apply them more flexibly in practice. The book is divided into four major theoretical forces in psychotherapy and introductory sections are provided to help students place a particular theory within a major theoretical period. The four theoretical forces discussed are: (1) psychoanalytical and psychodynamic; (2) behavioral and cognitive school(s); (3) existentialism and humanism; and (4) social constructivism school of psychotherapy. The author discusses social constructivism and then describes at least five theoretical approaches within this theoretical force--solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, strengths-based therapy, and so on.



Building Innovative Teams

Building Innovative Teams Author C. Harris
ISBN-10 9780230001145
Release 2003-03-20
Pages 244
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Innovation is critical for securing competitive advantage and achieving business success. Yet, for many organisations it remains elusive. This book adopts a unique approach to innovation by focussing on how teams may deliver innovations capable of transforming their company's performance. The book starts with the dynamics of innovation and explores the creative processes. It moves onto examine how teams can collaborate to create innovative team values and also shows how a company can organise and lead innovative teams. Finally, including many exercises, the book shows how to design innovative team programmes and measure performance.



Be a Great Mum Teach Yourself

Be a Great Mum  Teach Yourself Author Judy Reith
ISBN-10 9781444132083
Release 2010-08-27
Pages 224
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Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. Practical common sense that gives you support for all the things that most concern you Combines inspiring stories and tips from real mothers Coaching and motivational techniques to boost your confidence For all mums - not just working mums and not just those in a 'conventional' family setting Written by someone who knows what you're feeling - Judy's not just a parent coach, she's also a busy mum of 3 Teach Yourself Motherhood is an inspiring yet practical guide designed to address the top ten issues that most concern you, from concerns about whether you're doing it 'right', to finding time to work (or not?), finding time for your children and still finding time for you. It will help you boost your actual parenting skills - building your childrens' confidence and juggling all the many 'plates' that are needed to help you achieve a happy family - while at the same time focusing on your own needs. Throughout the book there will be lots of case studies, tips and supportive insight and advice; at the same time, you will find lots of interactive material which will help you both to understand your own behaviour and to take steps to boost confidence in all the areas where you feel it is lacking.