Life is Good

Life is Good
Author: Bert Jacobs,John Jacobs
Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: National Geographic Books
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781426215704
Language: en
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This inspiring book of wisdom, life lessons, and self-help from National Geographic celebrates the power of optimism: the driving force behind the authors’ beloved, socially conscious clothing and lifestyle brand, now worth more than $100 million. Following the chronology of their personal and professional journeys, Bert and John share their unique ride—from their scrappy upbringing outside Boston to the unlikely runaway success of their business. The brothers illuminate ten key "superpowers" accessible to us all: openness, courage, simplicity, humor, gratitude, fun, compassion, creativity, authenticity, and love. Their story, illustrated with the company's iconic artwork, shows how to overcome obstacles and embrace opportunities—whether it's growing stronger from rejection, letting your imagination loose, or simplifying your life to focus on what matters most. In these colorful pages, Bert and John's plainspoken insights are paired with inspiring quotations, playful top-ten lists, deeply moving letter from the Life is Good community, and valuable takeaways from tapping the power of optimism to live your best life. Both entertaining and profound, Life is Good: The Book is the ultimate guide to embracing and growing the good in your life.

Life Is Good

Life Is Good
Author: Bert Jacobs,John Jacobs
Release: 2015
Editor: National Geographic Books
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781426215636
Language: en
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"From Life is Good founders and brothers Bert and John Jacobs, this inspiring book of wisdom outlines the ten key "superpowers" readers need to live their best lives. Based on the brothers' personal and professional journey, this whimsically illustrated guide captures the unique voice and profound optimism that is the foundation of their beloved T-shirt and apparel company, now worth more than $100 million. Life Is Good: The Owner's Manual will inspire readers of all ages and passions to discover--and embrace--the good in their lives. Entertaining yet profound, easygoing yet powerful, this engaging book reveals how to tap into the hidden power of optimism. Beginning with their upbringing in working class Boston and following the arc of their lives from postgrad wanderlust to the birth of a small business, Bert and John use their experiences to illuminate the ten superpowers on which optimism is founded--from humor and compassion to gratitude and authenticity. Capturing their buoyant, community-focused outlook and supplementing with top-ten lists and the company's iconic stick-figure illustrations, this book doesn't preach. Instead, it offers lighthearted, practical self-help that will inspire and empower readers to embrace their lives with delight and daring"--

Life is Good

Life is Good
Author: Bert Jacobs,John Jacobs
Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781426215704
Language: en
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Entertaining yet profound, easygoing yet powerful, this engaging book reveals how to tap into the hidden power of optimism. Beginning with their upbringing in working class Boston and following the arc of their lives from postgrad wanderlust to the birth of a small business, Bert and John use their experiences to illuminate the ten superpowers on which optimism is founded - from humor and compassion to gratitude and authenticity. Capturing their buoyant, community-focused outlook and supplementing with top-ten lists and the company's iconic stick-figure illustrations, this book doesn't preach. Instead, it offers lighthearted, practical self-help that will inspire and empower readers to embrace their lives with delight and daring.

Life Is So Good

Life Is So Good
Author: George Dawson,Richard Glaubman
Release: 2013-05-07
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780812984873
Language: en
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One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98 “Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life.”—George Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave’s grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons in living, as well as a fresh, firsthand view of America during the entire sweep of the twentieth century. Richard Glaubman captures Dawson’s irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, hardships, and happiness. From segregation and civil rights, to the wars and the presidents, to defining moments in history, George Dawson’s description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that has sustained him through it all: “Life is so good. I do believe it’s getting better.” WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD “A remarkable autobiography . . . . the feel-good story of the year.”—The Christian Science Monitor “A testament to the power of perseverance.”—USA Today “Life Is So Good is about character, soul and spirit. . . . The pride in standing his ground is matched—maybe even exceeded—by the accomplishment of [George Dawson’s] hard-won education.”—The Washington Post “Eloquent . . . engrossing . . . an astonishing and unforgettable memoir.”—Publishers Weekly Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.

Life Is Hard But God Is Good

Life Is Hard But God Is Good
Author: Adele J. Gonzalez
Release: 2011
Editor: Orbis Books
Pages: 183
ISBN: 9781570759260
Language: en
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How can a good God allow evil? What does it all mean? Where lies happiness? Adele Gonzalez, founder of the Get-With-It organisation, provides answers to these questions. Her answers are based on theology as well the experiences of people through the ages.

Life Is Good

Life Is Good
Author: Amy Hall
Release: 2013-07-16
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781449451325
Language: en
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It's true, life is wonderful. Every day there is a multitude of fantastic, magical moments. Unfortunately, they can easily slip beneath your radar and go unnoticed in hectic modern life. Tune in to these ever-present treasures and appreciate them in their full color and beauty. This book is a charming collection filled with the daily sights, sounds, and sensations that will make you pause, smile, and recognize that life is a daily delight. Instead of becoming buried in interminable paperwork today, take a moment and listen to the ice cream truck's song or the pattering of rain against the window. Indulge in a thick chocolate milkshake poured from a stainless steel canister or sneak a slurp straight out of the milk jug. Find humor in watching kittens at play or a dog with a ball in his mouth. Enjoy life, because every moment counts.

My Life as a Book

My Life as a Book
Author: Janet Tashjian
Release: 2010-07-20
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1429930322
Language: en
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Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek's dreams of fun come to an end. Ever since he's been labeled a "reluctant reader," his mom has pushed him to read "real" books-something other than his beloved Calvin & Hobbes. As Derek forges unexpected friendships and uncovers a family secret involving himself (in diapers! no less), he realizes that adventures and surprises are around the corner, complete with curve balls. My Life as a Book is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Life Is Good

Life Is Good
Author: Meredith Books
Release: 2007-10-01
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 132
ISBN: 0696236257
Language: en
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Everyone needs a lift sometimes, and this brightly illustrated book of upbeat encouragement from Jake and his dog, Rocket, provide just that. On every turn of the page, readers see Jake and Rocket enjoying life and sharing a quick, clever, and uplifting thought--an affirmation of every new days potential.Meredith Books

This Book Will Save Your Life

This Book Will Save Your Life
Author: A. M. Homes
Release: 2007-04-03
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0143038745
Language: en
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Since her debut in 1989, A. M. Homes has been among the boldest and most original voices of her generation, acclaimed for the psychological accuracy and unnerving emotional intensity of her storytelling. Her ability to explore how extraordinary the ordinary can be is at the heart of her touching and funny new novel, her first in six years. This Book Will Save Your Life is a vivid, uplifting, and revealing story about compassion, transformation, and what can happen if you are willing to lose yourself and open up to the world around you.

Life Is Funny

Life Is Funny
Author: E. R. Frank
Release: 2016-05-31
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781481431651
Language: en
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E. R. Frank’s seminal first novel weaves together the stories of eleven teenagers in one city over seven years in this groundbreaking and “impressive debut” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Why does Gingerbread always have a smile on his face? “Because life is funny,” he tells Keisha. But for her—and almost everyone else in her Brooklyn neighborhood—there doesn’t seem to be much to laugh about. China, Ebony, and Grace are best friends, but Grace’s mother isn’t crazy about her being friends with two girls who aren’t white, and each cut Ebony makes on her wrist seems to drive them even further apart. Just across the schoolyard there’s Eric who has to raise his younger brother Mickey, even though no one expects him to amount to anything. Meanwhile, Sonia’s Muslim parents expect everything of her, and it may be more than she is able to give after she suffers a shattering loss. When Drew brings his father’s Jaguar into Sam’s family’s auto body shop across town they seem to be from opposite sides of the tracks, but Drew’s the one hiding a dark family secret. And he’s not the only one.

Life Is Good

Life Is Good
Author: Cam Higgins
Release: 2021-10-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781534495395
Language: en
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In this charming sixth book of the Good Dog series, Bo has his first snow day! One fine winter day, Bo experiences his first snow fall! Most of the animals on the farm know how to handle cold weather. But when he sees that the barn cats are freezing their tails off, Bo decides to lend a helping paw. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Good Dog chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.

Life is Good at Grandma s

Life is Good at Grandma s
Author: Stacey Donovan
Release: 2008
Editor: Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Pages: 329
ISBN: 159530102X
Language: en
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This little book celebrates that incredibly cool lady who's your cheerleader, your coach, your biggest fan. Your Grandma.

Your Life Is Mine

Your Life Is Mine
Author: Nathan Ripley
Release: 2019-06-04
Editor: Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781501179099
Language: en
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Instant national bestseller Nathan Ripley follows up the success of Find You in the Dark with another suspenseful page-turner—this time about a woman whose notorious father died when she was a child, but whose legacy comes back to haunt her. Blanche Potter never expected to face her past again—but she can’t escape it. Blanche, an up-and-coming filmmaker, has distanced herself in every way she can from her father, the notorious killer and cult leader, Chuck Varner. In 1996, when she was a small child, he went on a shooting spree before turning the gun on himself. Now, Blanche learns that her mother has been murdered. She returns to her childhood home, where she soon discovers there’s more to the death than police are willing to reveal. The officer who’s handling the case is holding information back, and a journalist who’s nosing around the investigation is taking an unusual interest in Blanche’s family. Blanche begins to suspect that Chuck Varner’s cult has found a new life, and that her mother’s murder was just the beginning of the cult’s next chapter. Then another killing occurs.

The Good Life Book

The Good Life Book
Author: Brett Cowell
Release: 2017-03-13
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 256
ISBN: 099768240X
Language: en
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Transform your life in 30 days.We are all working hard, but are we working on the right things? We all want to live a good life, yet life itself sometimes seems to get in the way. Based on the author's two decades of experience in helping the leaders of large organizations effect change, this book presents a fresh and structured approach on to how to transform our own lives--to feel alive and to minimize regrets.You will read about how to apply the three disciplines of a good life: Directing Energy Unlocking Potential Enabling GrowthYou'll use these disciplines to not only change your life, but also sustain the benefits of that change through the inevitable highs and lows that come with being human.

Life Is Short And So Is This Book

Life Is Short And So Is This Book
Author: Peter Atkins
Release: 2011-03-08
Editor: peter atkins
Pages: 62
ISBN:
Language: en
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Life is short. You can, if you work hard and are lucky, get more of almost anything, but you can't get more time. Time only goes one way. The average American has a lifespan of less than 30,000 days. So how you choose to live matters. That's the topic of this book. I don't pretend to have all the answers. I'm still learning every day, and many of the good ideas here I've picked up from other people either directly or by reading. But this is what's worked for me. Like life, this book is short. Many books I read could communicate their ideas in fewer pages. So I've tried to be brief in line with the wise person who noted: "If I'd had more time I would have written a shorter letter". I don't think brevity implies lack of content. The concepts here have improved the quality of my life, and I hope they're useful to you as well. Using these concepts, I have created a life I love. My job doesn't feel like work. I love and respect the people with whom I spend time. And I'm also passionate about my life outside work. I've learned how to create a balance that makes me happy between work and other interests, including my family, friends and exercise. Sadly I think that's rare. And yet, while I know I'm lucky, most people can work towards those goals in their own lives. My interest in making the most of my life began when I was just starting college, but when I was in my mid-thirties a boss I admired died of cancer. He was young. He had a great wife; he had three young children; he had a fantastic career -- he had everything in life. He just didn't have enough time. So, while I'd often thought about how to get the most out of life, the death of someone so young and vital increased my sense of urgency to act on it. One of the things I've always wanted to do was to work for myself. As a result, I left an exciting job at Microsoft in 2001 amidst the Internet bust to found the investing firm I now run. It was hard to do, both financially and emotionally. When I left Microsoft, many people - friends, family, and even some of the press - thought I was deluding myself to start a fund focused on Internet-related companies during a market crash. A press quote from the time said: "Call him a little crazy. Call him a little nuts." I'd never seen that type of coverage before. And, in a sense, the press was right; the business wasn't easy to start. Fortunately, from a vantage point of ten years down the road, it's worked out quite well. A key part of my job is reading and thinking about a broad variety of topics. So writing this book was relatively easy. It's even easier to read. But, like many things in life, actually executing each day on these concepts is extremely difficult. With thanks to Thomas Edison, life is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Even so, I hope you have fun perspiring. Peter Atkins Seattle, WA December, 2010

Life Is Better with Friends Friends Picture Book Media Tie In

Life Is Better with Friends  Friends Picture Book   Media Tie In
Author: Micol Ostow
Release: 2021-10-05
Editor: Scholastic Incorporated
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1338787306
Language: en
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Friends fans of all ages will love this all-new picture book with adorable art, based on the blockbuster TV show! For when it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year . . . your friends will be there for you! Rediscover many of the amazing and heart-warming moments that Ross, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler, and Joey experienced in the hit TV show Friends. You'll get to see Central Perk, Rachel and Monica's apartment, Marcel the monkey, and a whole lot more. With an adorable art style and a focus on key moments, this is the picture book you've been waiting for!

A Little Life

A Little Life
Author: Hanya Yanagihara
Release: 2015-03-10
Editor: Anchor
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9780385539265
Language: en
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century. A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition—as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success, and pride, deepen over the decades, the men are held together by their devotion to the brilliant, enigmatic Jude, a man scarred by an unspeakable childhood trauma. A hymn to brotherly bonds and a masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century, Hanya Yanagihara’s stunning novel is about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. Look for Hanya Yanagihara’s new novel, To Paradise, coming in January 2022.

The Good Life Crisis

The Good Life Crisis
Author: Nick Shelton
Release: 2012-07-01
Editor: Nick Shelton
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781475207767
Language: en
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The Good Life Crisis is a project that seeks to find the best answers to the question “What is the Good Life?” After traveling around the world and interviewing hundreds of inspiring people, Nick Shelton has compiled a book based on the best advice he's received. Comprised of humorous stories and practical advice, it provides you a glimpse of how to lead an ideal life in the 21st century.Containing just over 40 chapters, the book provides stories, real-life examples, and practical advice on how each of us can improve our lives and we appreciate each day. For more visit, www.TheGoodLifeCrisis.com

Life Is Like a Musical

Life Is Like a Musical
Author: Tim Federle
Release: 2017-10-03
Editor: Running Press
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780762462650
Language: en
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A Self-Help Guide--with Jazz Hands! Life is Like a Musical features 50 wry, witty tips on getting ahead in life and love--all learned in the showbiz trenches. "Hilarious, wise, and one-of-a-kind. This book is so damn brilliant I'm surprised it didn't already exist." -- Sarah Knight, bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck Before Tim Federle became a bestselling author and a Broadway playwright, he worked as a back-up dancer at the Super Bowl, a polar bear at Radio City, and a card-carrying chorus boy on Broadway. Life is Life a Musical features 50 tips learned backstage, onstage, and in between gigs, with chapters such as "Dance Like Everyone's Watching" and "Save the Drama for the Stage." This charming and clever guide will appeal to all ages and inspire readers to step into the lead role of their own life, even if they're not a recovering theater major.

Life Is Fine

Life Is Fine
Author: Allison Whittenberg
Release: 2008-03-11
Editor: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780375846496
Language: en
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Life is not fine for Samara Tuttle, but she’s coping. Her overworked mother is distant and cold, and her mother’s boyfriend, Q, attacks Samara when she tries to clean up after his lazy, Funyun-loving self. Samara’s a loner. But all of this changes when Mr. Halbrook arrives at school. Samara’s English teacher takes ill, and in steps Mr. Jerome Halbrook, a suitwearing, blue-eyed African American man who uses Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress” to inspire a spirited discussion about poetry, love, and truth. Soon Samara is borrowing his collections of poetry, and then she can’t stop thinking about Mr. Halbrook. Soon Samara is confiding in him about her less-than-fine past, and dreaming of a different future. But when Mr. Halbrook disappears–and it appears that he may not be all that he seemed–will she be able to picture a future without him? From the Hardcover edition.