Surprisingly Unstuck

Surprisingly    Unstuck Author Maria Brilaki
ISBN-10 0991359607
Release 2014-01
Pages 194
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Most of us wish we ate better. We wish we exercised more. We claim our health is important to us, yet, we don't do the things that we know we need to do. It's not that we have not tried living healthier - we have. Multiple times. It's just that sooner or later...we drop the new diet and quit the gym. Sticking to healthier routines seems like a never-ending battle. Some of us are wondering... ""Why the heck have I failed again and again at sticking to exercise and healthier eating?"" Some of us get baffled with our behavior. For example, even though we like exercise, we cannot make it a routine. We are wondering... " "Why don't I do what I want to do?" " Others feel they need to whip themselves into shape. Otherwise, "it would never work." They get started with healthier eating or exercise, and try and try and try, and push some more to make themselves stick to it... " "Does transitioning to living healthier have to be hard?"" In "Surprisingly...Unstuck" Brilaki combines research on how our brain codes habits with real case studies to explain why people fail again and again at making exercising more and eating right stick, and how to make lasting change actually happen. The good news? You don't need to whip yourself into shape and, yes, lasting change is actually possible and just a few steps away from you...



Getting Unstuck

Getting Unstuck Author Hugh Thompson
ISBN-10 9780698183810
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 320
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Just try harder. Just work harder. Just do more. But what happens when working harder doesn’t seem to be getting you better results? You’ve got to get unstuck. In Getting Unstuck, Bob Sullivan and Hugh Thompson show the different kinds of plateaus that can hold you back and how they can be overcome. Using case studies of both success and failure—including Derek Jeter, Blockbuster, and Google—they identify how to avoid pitfalls and to incorporate the peak behaviors that place breakthroughs within anyone’s grasp. If you’ve ever given more and more to a broken relationship, a weight-loss regimen, or a stalled career—only to get less and less in return—Getting Unstuck will change your life.



Getting Unstuck

Getting Unstuck Author Ralph Jacobson
ISBN-10 9781466596436
Release 2013-09-03
Pages 169
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Humans are naturally wired to solve problems. Implement the right solutions and the problems generally go away. Paradoxes are quite different. They consist of opposites that do not appear to be able to coexist, but must. Most of the issues that keep organizations from achieving strategic success are not problems, they are paradoxes. Practical approaches to address our most important paradoxes do exist. By reading this book you will learn how to address the paradoxes commonly encountered in organizations and in life. Getting Unstuck: Using Leadership to Execute Paradoxes with Confidence will teach you how to balance key paradoxes to achieve greater long-term growth and enhanced sustainability than those who rely on financial data and problem solving methods alone. It addresses the issues that are the most troublesome to people and the organizations they work for. Describing how to think and work more strategically, the book introduces the language and tools you need to share innovative approaches to dilemmas within your organization and to develop better working relationships, both internally and externally. It provides a practical and powerful platform to help you develop new possibilities and achieve your strategic objectives. You will learn how to see conflict with a fresh set of eyes, how to redefine your roles, and how to become more effective professionally and personally. If you have experienced trouble implementing strategic objectives, difficulties getting people from different parts of your organization to work together; if you want to achieve a higher level of success, if you feel stuck, then read this book. Filled with examples of real-world paradoxes, it supplies valuable insights into the root causes of workplace conflicts to help you execute change with greater confidence and effectiveness.



Unstuck

Unstuck Author James S. Gordon, M.D.
ISBN-10 9781440639098
Release 2008-06-12
Pages 448
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Despite the billions spent on prescription anti-depressant drugs and psychotherapy, people everywhere continue to grapple with depression. James Gordon, one of the nation's most respected psychiatrists, now offers a practical and effective way to get unstuck. Drawing on forty years of pioneering work, Unstuck is Gordon's seven-stage program for relief through food and nutritional supplements; Chinese medicine; movement, exercise, and dance; psychotherapy, meditation, and guided imagery; and spiritual practice. The result is a remarkable guide that puts the power to change in the hands of those ready to say "no" to suffering and drugs and "yes" to hope and happiness.



Getting Unstuck in ACT

Getting Unstuck in ACT Author Russ Harris
ISBN-10 9781608828074
Release 2013-07-01
Pages 176
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Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, and a host of other mental health conditions. It is based in the belief that the road to lasting happiness and well-being begins with accepting our thoughts, rather than trying to change them. However, ACT can present certain roadblocks during treatment. As a mental health professional, you may adopt basic principles of ACT easily, but it generally takes at least two or three years of hard work and ongoing study to become truly fluid in the model. During that time, you will probably find yourself "stuck" at some point, and so will your clients. In Getting Unstuck in ACT, psychotherapist and bestselling author of ACT Made Simple, Russ Harris, provides solutions for overcoming the most common roadblocks in ACT. In the book, you will learn how to deal with reluctant or unmotivated clients, as well as how to get past certain theoretical aspects of ACT that some clients may find confusing. This book will help clients deal with sticky dilemmas and unsolvable problems, and will help simplify key ACT concepts to help you break down psychological barriers. Other common problems with ACT that the book addresses are inconsistencies and sending mixed messages, talking and explaining ACT instead of doing it, being too eager to treat a client, being a "Mr. Nice Guy or Ms. Nice Girl," or putting too much focus on one process while neglecting others. The chapters of the book are based in real life scenarios that take place between therapist and client, and the author provides feedback by analyzing mistakes in what was said and where improvements could be made. As more and more mental health professionals incorporate ACT into their practice, it is increasingly necessary to have a guide that offers them effective solutions to common ACT roadblocks. For that reason, this book is a must-have for any ACT therapist.



Getting Unstuck

Getting Unstuck Author Ralph Jacobson
ISBN-10 9781466596436
Release 2013-09-03
Pages 169
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Humans are naturally wired to solve problems. Implement the right solutions and the problems generally go away. Paradoxes are quite different. They consist of opposites that do not appear to be able to coexist, but must. Most of the issues that keep organizations from achieving strategic success are not problems, they are paradoxes. Practical approaches to address our most important paradoxes do exist. By reading this book you will learn how to address the paradoxes commonly encountered in organizations and in life. Getting Unstuck: Using Leadership to Execute Paradoxes with Confidence will teach you how to balance key paradoxes to achieve greater long-term growth and enhanced sustainability than those who rely on financial data and problem solving methods alone. It addresses the issues that are the most troublesome to people and the organizations they work for. Describing how to think and work more strategically, the book introduces the language and tools you need to share innovative approaches to dilemmas within your organization and to develop better working relationships, both internally and externally. It provides a practical and powerful platform to help you develop new possibilities and achieve your strategic objectives. You will learn how to see conflict with a fresh set of eyes, how to redefine your roles, and how to become more effective professionally and personally. If you have experienced trouble implementing strategic objectives, difficulties getting people from different parts of your organization to work together; if you want to achieve a higher level of success, if you feel stuck, then read this book. Filled with examples of real-world paradoxes, it supplies valuable insights into the root causes of workplace conflicts to help you execute change with greater confidence and effectiveness.



Unstuck

Unstuck Author Arnie Cole
ISBN-10 076420954X
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 272
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Back to the Bible Leaders Show Readers How to Cultivate a Thriving Walk with Christ When asked about their relationship with God, many believers say the Christian life "isn't working" or that they want "more than an okay walk." After conducting extensive survey research on what it takes to grow spiritually, Back to the Bible leaders Cole and Ross offer solid evidence for the power of Bible engagement. But more than statistics, Unstuck gives readers a practical and proven way to encounter Scripture daily, connect with God, and revitalize an otherwise listless faith. This book is part of a strategic ministry plan developed by Back to the Bible, which has been on the air for more than 70 years. Through multimedia products and services, the ministry is walking alongside individuals and churches, helping Christ-followers tap into and live out God's Word.



Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility Author Susan David
ISBN-10 9780698404120
Release 2016-09-06
Pages 288
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An Amazon Best Book of 2016 The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight. Ask anyone who has achieved his or her biggest goals or whose relationships thrive and you’ll hear stories of many unexpected detours along the way. What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed? The answer is agility—emotional agility. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind. Renowned psychologist Susan David developed this concept after studying emotions, happiness, and achievement for more than twenty years. She found that no matter how intelligent or creative people are, or what type of personality they have, it is how they navigate their inner world—their thoughts, feelings, and self-talk—that ultimately determines how successful they will become. The way we respond to these internal experiences drives our actions, careers, relationships, happiness, health—everything that matters in our lives. As humans, we are all prone to common hooks—things like self-doubt, shame, sadness, fear, or anger—that can too easily steer us in the wrong direction. Emotionally agile people are not immune to stresses and setbacks. The key difference is that they know how to adapt, aligning their actions with their values and making small but powerful changes that lead to a lifetime of growth. Emotional agility is not about ignoring difficult emotions and thoughts; it’s about holding them loosely, facing them courageously and compassionately, and then moving past them to bring the best of yourself forward. Drawing on her deep research, decades of international consulting, and her own experience overcoming adversity after losing her father at a young age, David shows how anyone can thrive in an uncertain world by becoming more emotionally agile. To guide us, she shares four key concepts that allow us to acknowledge uncomfortable experiences while simultaneously detaching from them, thereby allowing us to embrace our core values and adjust our actions so they can move us where we truly want to go. Written with authority, wit, and empathy, Emotional Agility serves as a road map for real behavioral change—a new way of acting that will help you reach your full potential, whoever you are and whatever you face.



The Hidden Brain

The Hidden Brain Author Shankar Vedantam
ISBN-10 1588369390
Release 2010-01-19
Pages 288
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The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.



What You Can When You Can

What You Can When You Can Author Carla Birnberg
ISBN-10 9781580055741
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 176
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We all know we should eat better, exercise more, get better quality rest, and so on. Tell us something we don’t know, right? After all, every statistic we have about Americans and our health proves that no matter how good our intentions are, we are failing to change the habits that undermine our well-being. But how do we achieve our healthy living goals when they’re so daunting? Who has the time, the willpower, the resources to do all that nutritious eating, muscle building, restful sleeping, and work-life balancing? Carla Birnberg and Roni Noone have the answer to that—the answer is you. You have the power to make healthier living easy and exciting, just by adopting one simple mantra: "What you can when you can." It’s all you need. What You Can When You Can (#wycwyc) is a book, a movement, a mindset, and a lifestyle—one that harnesses the power of small steps to let you achieve your health and fitness goals on YOUR terms. The #wycwyc (pronounced "wickwick") philosophy applies to anything and everything that contributes to a healthy, happy life: nutrition, exercise, physical and mental rejuvenation, and so much more.



Unstuck in Time

Unstuck in Time Author Gregory D. Sumner
ISBN-10 9781609803605
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 250
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In Unstuck in Time, Gregory Sumner guides us, with insight and passion, through a biography of fifteen of Kurt Vonnegut’s best known works, his fourteen novels starting with Player Piano (1952) all the way to an epilogue on his last book, A Man Without a Country (2005), to illustrate the quintessential American writer’s profound engagement with the "American Dream" in its various forms. Sumner gives us a poignant portrait of Vonnegut and his resistance to celebrating the traditional values associated with the American Dream: grandiose ambition, unbridled material success, rugged individualism, and "winners" over "losers." Instead of a celebration of these values, we read and share Vonnegut’s outrage, his brokenhearted empathy for those who struggle under the ethos of survival-of-the-fittest in the frontier mentality—something he once memorably described as "an impossibly tough-minded experiment in loneliness." Heroic and tragic, Vonnegut’s novels reflect the pain of his own life’s experiences, relieved by small acts of kindness, friendship, and love that exemplify another way of living, another sort of human utopia, an alternative American Dream, and the reason we always return to his books.



UNSTUCK

UNSTUCK Author Dan Webster
ISBN-10 9781119381792
Release 2017-02-27
Pages 240
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Untwist the question mark from your life to start living authentically UNSTUCK offers a path forward for those who are "stuck"—despite the comfort, security, and what should feel like success. Do you feel disengaged from a life that looks good on paper? Do you feel like there must be something more? This is your guide to getting unstuck, breaking free of your comfortable cocoon, and discovering what you are meant to be. Through the story of George Johnson, a man in a position much like yourself, you'll learn how to shed the boredom, emptiness, and confusion so you can get on with your life. Whether you need a complete overhaul or just a jumpstart, you'll find the advice you need to start making it happen. More than just a story, this book shifts your perspective to help you realistically plan a transition from the ordinary present to the extraordinary future; emotional support coupled with practical guidance helps you find your path, identify your destination, and begin your journey. Re-think your purpose in life and discover your calling Rediscover the truth about yourself and who you really want to be Follow a clear formula for moving forward with authenticity Break out of your comfort zone and feel fully alive The fact that you've succeeded doesn't mean that you can never change; your dedication, commitment, and skills got you this far—imagine what they could do with a healthy dose of passion! You Unstuck re-acquaints you with your authentic self, helps you uncover your passion, and guides you toward your next big thing.



Divorce Busting

Divorce Busting Author Michele Weiner Davis
ISBN-10 9780671797256
Release 1993-02-01
Pages 256
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In this groundbreaking book, Michele Weiner-Davis gives straightforward, effective advice on preventing divorce and how couples can stay together instead of coming apart. Using case histories to illustrate her marriage-enriching, divorce-preventing techniques, which can be used even if only one partner participates, Weiner-Davis shows readers: * How to leave the past behind and set attainable goals * Strategies for identifying problem-solving behavior that works—and how to make changes last * "Uncommon-sense" methods for breaking unproductive patterns Inspirational and accessible, Divorce Busting shows readers in pain that working it out is better than getting out.



The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti Diet

The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti Diet Author Jennipher Walters
ISBN-10 9780804136983
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 320
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Everyone wants a super-quick fix to lose weight, but here’s the secret: The only way to get the results you want is to love yourself and your life. Jennipher Walters and Erin Whitehead, founders of the uber-popular website Fit Bottomed Girls, have spent years helping hundreds of thousands of readers fall in love with a healthy lifestyle. Now, they are sharing their 10 principles that will help you lose weight, love your body, enjoy your workouts, and face every day with a positive attitude—all at the same time! Being a Fit Bottomed Girl is about more than just the size of your rear: It’s about feeling physically and mentally energized every day, no matter what is going on in your life. In this definitive guide to becoming an FBG, you will learn how to: *Ditch the diet drama and learn to follow your true hunger cues *Create your own workout schedule that feels more like more fun than "work" *Develop the inner confidence and self-love you need to go after your best life From the best way to enjoy a piece of chocolate (yes, eating chocolate is encouraged!) to designing a workout around your favorite guilty pleasure songs to easy ways to break free from the scale and build confidence, The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet is packed with the tools you need to design a healthy life you love. Come see for yourself what thousands of women have already discovered: being an FBG rocks! From the Trade Paperback edition.



Great with Money

Great with Money Author Ellen Rogin
ISBN-10 0981518133
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 130
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Feeling less stress and more confidence when confronting money issues can be easier than you think when you have the right tools. Great with Money: 6 Steps to Lifetime Success & Prosperity provides easy-to-use strategies for transforming your money mindset and transforming your life in the process. This guide discloses the unique system for success and prosperity that works. With this powerful 6-step system the authors call The Prosperity Circle(r) you will learn: The secret to limitless prosperity, Powerful strategies for activating a money-making mindset, How to immediately open up channels and create prosperity on demand, Prosperity power moves to get unstuck and in control, Surprisingly simple methods to take personal success to a higher level and Tools to help accelerate your financial success in any economy. Being great with money is not merely about having a specific amount of money in the bank or specific investments in a portfolio. When you are great with money, you will know how to confidently handle every money issue that arises in your life. Do you want to create dreams that become reality, deal with limiting thoughts that may hold you back, easily plan action steps to reach your dreams, and use your wealth to make a positive difference in your world? These are the hallmarks of someone who has become great with money. Great with Money: 6 Steps to Lifetime Success and Prosperity offers an east-meets-west approach to money issues that supports people in ways that more conventional methods are unable to do. The authors present this holistic approach by integrating the power of traditional problem solving along with the powers of belief and focus. Each step in the Prosperity Circle strategy is clearly outlined, along with specific actions to take to build the life you dream of and to have your money work to support you along the way. This method can be used at any time, at any point in your life, to become the architect of your abundance. And not just in your financial affairs. Great with Money offers a lifetime process for financial creation and contentment. Great with Money: 6 Steps to Lifetime Success & Prosperity is the revised edition of Great with Money: The Women s Guide to Prosperit



Change Your Brain Change Your Life

Change Your Brain  Change Your Life Author Daniel G. Amen
ISBN-10 9780748114689
Release 2009-11-05
Pages 352
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In this breakthrough US bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. Pioneering neuropsychiatrist Dr Daniel Amen provides convincing evidence that many problems formerly considered psychological, such as anxiety and depression, actually have a biological basis. The good news is that you're not stuck with the brain you're born with. In this groundbreaking book, Dr Amen offers a wealth of surprising - and effective - 'brain prescriptions' that can help heal your brain and change your life.



Jitterbug Perfume

Jitterbug Perfume Author Tom Robbins
ISBN-10 0553897926
Release 2003-06-17
Pages 352
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Jitterbug Perfume is an epic. Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time). It is a saga, as well. A saga must have a hero, and the hero of this one is a janitor with a missing bottle. The bottle is blue, very, very old, and embossed with the image of a goat-horned god. If the liquid in the bottle actually is the secret essence of the universe, as some folks seem to think, it had better be discovered soon because it is leaking and there is only a drop or two left. From the Trade Paperback edition.