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|Author||: Arianna Huffington|
In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. Arianna Huffington's personal wake-up call came in the form of a broken cheekbone and a nasty gash over her eye--the result of a fall brought on by exhaustion and lack of sleep. As the cofounder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group--one of the fastest growing media companies in the world--celebrated as one of the world's most influential women, and gracing the covers of magazines, she was, by any traditional measure, extraordinarily successful. Yet as she found herself going from brain MRI to CAT scan to echocardiogram, to find out if there was any underlying medical problem beyond exhaustion, she wondered is this really what success feels like? As more and more people are coming to realize, there is far more to living a truly successful life than just earning a bigger salary and capturing a corner office. Our relentless pursuit of the two traditional metrics of success--money and power--has led to an epidemic of burnout and stress-related illnesses, and an erosion in the quality of our relationships, family life, and, ironically, our careers. In being connected to the world 24/7, we're losing our connection to what truly matters. Our current definition of success is, as Thrive shows, literally killing us. We need a new way forward. In a commencement address Arianna gave at Smith College in the spring of 2013, she likened our drive for money and power to two legs of a three-legged stool. They may hold us up temporarily, but sooner or later we're going to topple over. We need a third leg--a third metric for defining success--to truly thrive. That third metric, she writes in Thrive, includes our well-being, our ability to draw on our intuition and inner wisdom, our sense of wonder, and our capacity for compassion and giving. As Arianna points out, our eulogies celebrate our lives very differently from the way society defines success. They don't commemorate our long hours in the office, our promotions, or our sterling PowerPoint presentations as we relentlessly raced to climb up the career ladder. They are not about our resumes--they are about cherished memories, shared adventures, small kindnesses and acts of generosity, lifelong passions, and the things that made us laugh. In this deeply personal book, Arianna talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time and prioritizing the demands of a career and raising two daughters--of juggling business deadlines and family crises, a harried dance that led to her collapse and to her "aha moment." Drawing on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology, sports, sleep, and physiology that show the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging, and giving, Arianna shows us the way to a revolution in our culture, our thinking, our workplace, and our lives.
|Author||: Sohee Lee|
|Editor||: Human Kinetics|
Eat healthy. Exercise. Be happy. It sounds easy enough, so why is it so difficult? Because as millions of women know, it’s not easy. There are challenges and obstacles, and health programs are not one size fits all. Sohee Lee understands, because she’s faced the challenges and overcome them. As a trainer, presenter, and author, she’s shared her experiences and helped others establish healthy relationships with food and exercise for long-term results. In the book Eat. Lift. Thrive. she empowers you with tools and strategies to make your own change. You will learn how to identify issues that are holding you back and what you can do to get back on track. You’ll find motivation, exercise, and advice. And you’ll learn how to • incorporate Lee’s Living Lean Guidelines to make your diet work around your life, rather than the other way around; • perform her Primary Strength Movements and integrate them into an effective workout program; and • adjust your routine to maintain the results you’ve achieved. Eat. Lift. Thrive. also provides you with a structured, easy-to-follow 12-week training program. The program can be scaled according to your training experience, time commitment, and goals; it’s completely customizable to ensure that your changes are lasting. This book is designed to be different. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be an expert at moderation and will say goodbye to extremes in dieting. You can have your cake and eat it too—and enjoy it! CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam is available which can be completed after reading this book. The Eat. Lift. Thrive. Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Eat. Lift. Thrive. With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.
|Author||: Mark Bertin|
|Editor||: Sounds True|
Discover the proven ways parents can help their children learn, overcome adversity, get along with others, and become independent—while you relax and enjoy being a parent How do children thrive? As a parent, you probably think about this all the time. You want your children to have happy, healthy, and meaningful lives—but what’s the best way to support them? In How Children Thrive, developmental pediatrician and parent Dr. Mark Bertin provides a positive, simple, and empowering approach for raising children of all ages. Bringing together mindfulness, new science on brain development, and the messy reality of being a parent, Dr. Bertin has a created a breakthrough guide that will help children—and their parents—flourish. Research has shown that the key to raising resilient, kind, and independent children lies in executive function, our mental capacity to manage just about everything in life. “Despite its wonky, overly scientific name, there is nothing complicated about building executive function,” Dr. Bertin writes. “It’s actually a lot more straightforward and less anxiety-provoking than most of the parenting advice out there.” Through concise, easily applied chapters, Dr. Bertin provides simple strategies for helping your children develop healthy EF while taking care of yourself and enjoying your family. Highlights include: Mindfulness—how it directly builds EF and how to incorporate mindful practices for the whole family The importance of free play, the science behind it, and how to encourage more of it Technology—how much is too much? At what age is screen time OK? Help your kids have a healthy relationship with media. Create simple routines that support independence around homework, nutrition, sleep, friendships, and more Age-appropriate advice for toddlers, teens, and even your twenty-somethings Limits and discipline: How to determine—and stick with—consequences for unwanted behavior Understand markers for whether your child is developmentally on track or if extra support might be needed Find the advice you need when you need it with short, independent chapters full of concrete practices Bring more calm, ease, and joy to your parenting while taking care of yourself—even when family life gets chaotic Give yourself permission to make mistakes and adapt along the way “The pressure to be the perfect parent is overwhelming,” writes Dr. Bertin, “but the truth is the job is too challenging and varied to ever be done to perfection.” With compassion and reassurance, Dr. Bertin presents a relaxed, instinctual, and evidence-based approach to raising children who thrive.
|Author||: Kenneth Oppel|
The. Aliens. Are. Here. The heart-pounding conclusion to the Bloom trilogy, which began with the award-winning Bloom and continued with Hatch First, the aliens’ plant life bloomed, then their terrifying creatures hatched, and now the aliens themselves have arrived on Earth for a final showdown. Alien-hybrids Anaya, Petra and Seth will have to push themselves further than they ever thought possible if they want to forge an alliance with the alien rebels that will allow their planet to thrive once and for all. This conclusion to the nationally bestselling Bloom trilogy will leave readers on the edge of their seats as they race to finish an adventure the Wall Street Journal called “so exciting that the pages might well have been printed with adrenaline.”
|Author||: Erin Minckley|
What happens when you focus on Resilience, Relationships and Results as an artist? You thrive. What is holding you back? Why do you stuff your artistic pursuits at the bottom of your agenda? Why have your dreams and artistic visions been shoved into a proverbial shoe box under your bed? How can you prioritize your art? How can you channel the magic that others see in you? How can you make consistent, sustainable revenue from your artistic pursuits? What types of shifts are necessary to allow financial success to be yours? Who are the people holding you back? What are the habits you need to kick right now in order to get there? This is a bold and honest account of one womanʼs journey from "starving artist" to entrepreneur. Filled with anecdotes and advice about how to make it in the world as a creative person. Whether youʼre a painter, a musician, a writer, a chef, a dancer or a stay at home mom who yearns to leap into a new career, this book is for you. Being a starving artist is a choice just as much as becoming a thriving artist is a choice. This is the swift kick in the ass you needed to get working on turning your dreams a reality.
|Author||: Valerie Hannon,Amelia Peterson|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Thrive explores the purpose of education in a transforming world and how young people can thrive in this unpredictable environment.
|Author||: Dan Buettner|
|Editor||: National Geographic Books|
What makes us happy? It's not wealth, youth, beauty, or intelligence, says Dan Buettner. In fact, most of us have the keys within our grasp. Circling the globe to study the world's happiest populations, Buettner has spotted several common principles that can unlock the doors to true contentment with our lives. Working with leading researchers, Buettner identifies the happiest region on each of four continents. He explores why these populations say they are happier than anyone else, and what they can teach the rest of us about finding contentment. His conclusions debunk some commonly believed myths: Are people who have children happier than those who don't? Not necessarily—in Western societies, parenthood actually makes the happiness level drop. Is gender equality a factor? Are the world's happiest places to be found on tropical islands with beautiful beaches? You may be surprised at what Buettner's research indicates. Unraveling the story of each "hotspot" like a good mystery, Buettner reveals how he discovered each location and then travels to meet folks who embody each particular brand of happiness. He introduces content, thriving people in Denmark, in Singapore, in northeastern Mexico, and in a composite "happiest place in America." In addition, he interviews economists, psychologists, sociologists, politicians, writers, and other experts to get at what contributes to each region's happiness, from the Danish concept of hygge, which translates to creating a feeling of coziness, to the Mexican love of a good joke. Buettner's findings result in a credible, cross-cultural formula and a practical plan to help us stack the deck for happiness and get more satisfaction out of life. According to Buettner's advisory team, the average person can control about forty percent of his or her individual happiness by optimizing life choices. These aren't unreasonable demands on a person's lifestyle, and they often require only slight changes. They fall into three categories that make up the way we live our lives: the food we eat, the way we exercise, and the social networks we foster. It's all about nourishing the body and the spirit. Heeding the secrets of the world's happiness all-stars can help us make the right choices to find more contentment in our own lives and learn how to thrive.
|Author||: John G. Gabriel|
Offers advice to teachers who chair departments, lead committees, manage teams, coordinate programs, or mentor other teachers on accomplishing the formal and informal tasks required at every grade level.
|Author||: Kathy Koch, PhD|
|Editor||: Moody Publishers|
Answering 5 Questions Can Change Your Life. Who can I trust? Who am I? Who wants me? Why am I alive? What do I do well? Every human has five core needs, and if you're going to thrive, these needs must be met in healthy ways—primarily through God. Learn what they are and how you can develop beliefs and skills so they're met and you become whole, content, and at peace. Start thriving as you use the ideas in this revised and updated edition of Finding Authentic Hope and Wholeness. With humor and vulnerability Dr. Kathy Koch gives you the tools to develop an authentic sense of self and a positive outlook on the future.Take the time to ask yourself these five questions, and discover the answers as you journey with Dr. Kathy toward hope and wholeness. You'll be glad you did—for the rest of your life.
|Author||: Jan Sutton|
|Editor||: How To Books Ltd|
Not all stress is bad. Readers can discover how to conquer negative stress and use positive pressure to boost self-esteem and confidence. Supported by numerous illustrations, activities and comprehensive case studies, this fascinating book could quite literally transform their lives.
|Author||: Heather Swan|
|Editor||: Penn State Press|
Colony Collapse Disorder, ubiquitous pesticide use, industrial agriculture, habitat reduction—these are just a few of the issues causing unprecedented trauma in honeybee populations worldwide. In this artfully illustrated book, Heather Swan embarks on a narrative voyage to discover solutions to—and understand the sources of—the plight of honeybees. Through a lyrical combination of creative nonfiction and visual imagery, Where Honeybees Thrive tells the stories of the beekeepers, farmers, artists, entomologists, ecologists, and other advocates working to stem the damage and reverse course for this critical pollinator. Using her own quest for understanding as a starting point, Swan highlights the innovative projects and strategies these groups employ. Her mosaic approach to engaging with the environment not only reveals the incredibly complex political ecology in which bees live—which includes human and nonhuman actors alike—but also suggests ways of comprehending and tackling a host of other conflicts between postindustrial society and the natural world. Each chapter closes with an illustrative full-color gallery of bee-related artwork. A luminous journey from the worlds of honey producers, urban farmers, and mead makers of the United States to those of beekeepers of Sichuan, China, and researchers in southern Africa, Where Honeybees Thrive traces the global web of efforts to secure a sustainable future for honeybees—and ourselves.
|Author||: Ben Wright,Emily Clements,Martha Boyne|
|Editor||: Crown House Publishing Ltd|
Martha Boyne, Emily Clements and Ben Wright's Thrive: In your first three years in teaching equips trainee secondary school teachers with the know-how to lay the foundations for a successful career in teaching, long after the challenging first few years are over. Martha, Emily and Ben are thriving teachers. In Thrive they share their personal experiences and demonstrate how you too can thrive during the tricky training year, the daunting NQT year and the crucial RQT year. Using their collective insights, and plenty of evidence-informed strategies and advice, they detail how you can get to grips with the classroom basics from behaviour management and lesson planning to differentiation and providing for SEND and effectively continue your professional development. This book is not just a survival manual to help teachers get through their first three years in teaching. Nor is it an academic text that has been written by authors who have only a distant memory of what it takes to stand in front of a class of teenagers for the first time. Thrive is something very different. It gives both the aspiring and the newly qualified the support and guidance to become a thriving teacher, and has been co-authored by three recently qualified teachers who in this book invest their passion and practical knowledge to inspire and inform others who want to pursue enjoyable and rewarding careers in teaching. Thrive is divided into three parts specifically detailing what can be expected in the training year, NQT year and RQT year respectively with the authors' commentary threaded throughout to demonstrate how the ideas discussed can be successfully put into practice. Their accounts are also complemented by expert advice from two people who are at the very top of their profession, Lianne Allison and Dr Simon Thompson, who provide wider perspectives drawn from a wealth of teaching experience. Forty of the book's forty-six chapters begin with a checklist outlining what a developing teacher is expected to do, and each chapter ends with a to-do list that can be used as a quick reference point to structure the strategies implemented. These to-do lists are also followed by lists of suggested further reading so that readers can delve deeper into topics and fields of research that they find particularly interesting or relevant. Furthermore, the book offers helpful counsel on choosing the best training route as well as an in-depth analysis of the change in priorities for busy teachers as they progress: encouraging constant reflection, outlining potential pathways and emphasising the importance of evidence-based practice and how new teachers can, and should, incorporate this into their teaching. Rooted in practical strategies and innovative ideas, Thrive is the essential guide for trainee secondary school teachers and teacher trainers.
|Author||: John Meese|
|Editor||: Morgan James Publishing|
“A step-by-step plan to help you reach more people, make sales, and enjoy more profit, regardless of what the ‘economy’ is doing.” —Ray Edwards, bestselling author of How to Write Copy That Sells Do you have a post-Covid plan for success? The pandemic is not the first event to utterly disrupt the business world, and it’s unlikely to be the last. John Meese, economist-turned-entrepreneur, CEO of Cowork.Inc, and host of the Thrive School podcast, is on a personal mission to eradicate generational poverty by helping entrepreneurs create thriving businesses that can endure through good times and bad, so that unexpected events are much less likely to pull the rug out from under you. With a conversational tone and anecdotes from dozens of successful entrepreneurs, John provides innovative marketing, sales, and finance strategies to build a profitable business that can succeed in any climate. Learn how to: Reach a broader audience Build a sales engine that greatly increases revenue Unlock higher profits Manage risk with healthy financial practices and much more. “If you can focus on creating real solutions to real problems for real people, you’ll have a clear advantage in the marketplace. Survive and Thrive can show you how.” —Michael Hyatt, New York Times–bestselling author of The Vision Driven Leader
|Author||: Lee H. Baucom|
|Editor||: Morgan James Publishing|
Happiness has become a default goal for many people. Yet that goal seems to always elude those chasing it. Building a thriving life is recognizing that happiness is not a goal, but a side-effect. Thriving is about building a life of meaning and purpose, practicing forgiveness and gratitude, and creating a resilient self to deal with issues and struggles that arise throughout life. Thrive Principles is a roadmap for anyone looking to build a thriving life as well as for those looking to: Stop chasing happiness, and allow it to find them Discover deeper purpose and live it out Accept where they are, and then move forward Forgive themselves and others, easily and consistently Raise personal standards to live a life of excellence Build resilience in order to face difficult times and still thrive Discover their own internal resources
|Author||: Nicola Jane Hobbs|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
Whether you long to live with less stress, reduce anxiety, find the confidence to follow your dreams or simply find more happiness and meaning in your everyday life, Thrive Through Yoga will take you on a journey towards health, strength and freedom. Thrive Through Yoga unites ancient wisdom with modern psychology to create a revolutionary route to freedom from the anxieties and worries of 21st-century living. This life-changing 21-day journey maps out a clear path to healing and personal growth through daily yoga routines, heart-centred explorations and meditations. Find the inspiration, guidance and courage to let go of whatever is holding you back, transform struggle into strength, and grow as bold and brave and beautiful as you were born to be.
|Author||: Brendan Brazier|
|Editor||: Da Capo Lifelong Books|
One of the few professional athletes on an entirely plant-based diet, Brendan Brazier developed this easy-to-follow program to enhance his performance as an elite endurance athlete. Ten years later, his lifestyle still works. In this anniversary edition, Brendan brings 25 new recipes as well as updates throughout. Thrive features a 12-week whole foods meal plan, 125 easy-to-make recipes with raw food options that are free of dairy, gluten, soy, wheat, corn, refined sugar. With this program, you can lower body fat and increase muscle tone; diminish visible signs of aging; increase energy and mental clarity; sleep better and more restfully. Thrive is a long-term eating plan that will help you develop a lean body, sharp mind, and everlasting energy, whether you're a professional athlete or simply looking to boost your physical and mental health.
|Author||: Linda Karkafi|
|Editor||: WestBow Press|
Thrive to Make a Difference – A Christ-centered Approach to Intentional Living Thrive to Make a Difference offers a way to help you rise above the daily grind and find satisfaction and purpose like never before. This step-by-step guide will help you identify and live out your God-given priorities through your personal Thrive Plan-a Christ-centered approach to help you focus on what matters most every day. Thrive to Make a Difference offers: A step-by-step guide to help you set your life vision, priorities and goals. Encouragement to dream big and have faith in God’s ability to help you thrive. Inspirational quotes and scripture verses to encourage you in your journey with Jesus. Advice on how to eliminate hindrances in your life that will hold you back from achieving your Christ-centered goals. A way to narrow down your focus to three key Thrive Goals each month. Yearly, monthly, weekly and daily habits to help you start your Thrive Journey and end it well. A 7 day prayer journal – a place to record your prayers as you seek the Lord’s direction. A 14 day devotional to help you get grounded in God’s Word and thrive in your relationship with Christ. Website: www.thrivetomakeadifference.com Book Trailer Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27pNWe8b7Xo Facebook and Instagram: @thrivetomakeadifference
|Author||: Debbie Silver,Dedra Stafford|
|Editor||: Corwin Press|
There’s more to student success than standards and test scores… Integrating Social and Emotional Learning into a curriculum has been shown to increase personal and school-wide growth. With lifelong success the goal over simply meeting academic thresholds, Teaching Kids to Thrive presents strategies, activities, and stories in an approachable way to develop responsible, self-motivated learners. Uniting social, academic, and self-skills this instrumental resource offers benefits to students such as: Using mindfulness strategies to help students tap their inner strengths Learning to self-regulate and control other executive brain functions Developing growth mindsets along with perseverance and resilience Cultivating a sense of responsibility, honesty, and integrity Encouraging a capacity for empathy and gratitude
|Author||: Alan Beeby,Ralph Beeby|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.