Graduations are happening everywhere, and Father’s Day is coming (June 18th this year!) Here is a list of books for the dads and grads in your life.
The wisest, most experienced, and most thoughtful people in history have left us these little thought-bombs, and this book collects them and neatly arranges them into topics everyone wonders about. Surprising, jolting, discomforting, and comforting insights urge us to live a full, unbridled life, question authority and reality, relate to fellow humans, create, risk, love, live with uncertainty, and stay sane in an insane world. These rousing insights and challenging thoughts appeal to everyone.
From Saint Teresa of Calcutta to Saint Francis of Assisi, the words of the saints provide comfort, strength, and peace in times of need and in times of joy. In this beautiful, handy collection, the wisdom of the saints has been distilled into themes such as love, faith, hope, and joy. This volume offers 300 bite-sized nuggets of inspiration and wisdom for readers to turn to time and time again.
The role of the Sun, planets and stars and their influence on global markets is intriguing to traders and investors alike. Christeen Skinners’s research shows very definite links between major stock market movements and the position of the planets. The work includes charts, graphs and horoscopes along with an explanation of some of the astro-financial forecasting techniques. This book will appeal to both those with little understanding of astrology or those well-versed in the subject.
Introducing NLP by Joseph O’Connor, a leading international NLP trainer and the author of NLP Workbook, offers the practical skills used by outstanding communicators. Excellent communication is the basis of creating excellent results. NLP skills are proving invaluable for personal development and professional excellence in counseling, education and business. Introducing NLP includes how to create rapport with others, influencing skills, understanding and using body language, how to think about and achieve the results you want, the art of asking key questions, effective meetings, negotiations, and selling and accelerated learning strategies.
The Mastery of Self takes the Toltec philosophy of the Dream of the Planet and the personal dream and explains how a person can, wake up, liberate themselves from illusory beliefs and stories, and live with authenticity. Once released, we can live as our true, authentic, loving self, not only in solitude and meditation, but in any place— at the grocery store, stuck in traffic, etc.—and in any situation or scenario that confronts us.
Tesla For Beginners examines the man behind the alternating current and wireless technologies who traveled from Serbia by steamship to arrive in the United States with only four cents in his pocket. It was in the early 1880s, at the tail end of the Industrial Revolution and the beginning of the Second Industrial Revolution, that America beckoned him. Nikola Tesla—a poet of invention—left behind a vast and intriguing legacy. He was a scientist, physicist, mathematician, electrical engineer, and extensively published author who spent his last decades scraping for funding for celestial projects and living out his final days in penurious solitude with a pigeon.
Entrepreneur May McCarthy shows how to create a true financial partnership with what she refers to as your Chief Spiritual Office (CSO). This is not a dogmatic book; McCarthy encourages readers to partner with a higher power of their own understanding. She insists this power is within you and it knows what must happen for you to receive what you want. Her daily roadmap helps readers define financial goals with their CSO creating the path to attain them.
Amit Goswami’s basic premise is that quantum physics is not only the future of science, but is also the key to understanding consciousness, life, death, God, psychology, and the meaning of life. Quantum physics is an antidote to the moral sterility and mechanistic approach of scientific materialism and is the best and clearest approach to understanding our universe. Here in conversation with friends and colleagues, Dr. Goswami shows that quantum physics is indeed the theory of everything.
In Why Smart People Hurt, psychologist Dr. Eric Maisel draws on his many years of work with the best and the brightest to pinpoint these often devastating challenges and offer solutions based on the groundbreaking principles and practices of natural psychology. His thoughtful strategies include using logic and creativity to cope with the problems of having a brain that goes into overdrive at the drop of a hat. With a series of questions at the end of each chapter, he guides the reader to create his or her own roadmap to a calm and meaningful life.
More than half of all American employees feel overwhelmed, according to a study by the nonprofit Family and Work Institute. For the 54 percent of us who feel like we’re chasing our own tails, Listful Thinking is here to prove that it doesn’t have to be that way. You can still find time to relax, read a good book, and do the things you love. Listful Thinking is the book that will give readers their lives back with indispensable tips on saving time, getting organized, improving productivity, saving money, and reducing stress.