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On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Cultivating a Mindful Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
How does one live a mindful life? In "Cultivating A Mindful Life," 35 stories provide the seeds, water and light. Each chapter ends with questions for reflection so that you may dig deeper into the topic and develop your own practices for living mindfully. You will be inspired to live more fully in the present moment, awake and alive.
Turn Back The Tirade
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Anger
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Anger is a gift. Violence is not permissible. Hostility can kill you. Turn Back The Tirade tells stories of people stunted, stuck and devastated by out of control, negative anger. There are stories of disempowered people who don't know what to do with legitimate anger. Jesus and Paul encouraged anger that empowers. Fun success stories. Healing, understanding and skills for productive use of anger.
Julian Stodd's Learning Methodology - A Practical Tool for Learning Design
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
Julian has designed and delivered hundreds of learning solutions and, through research and experience, created a six step Learning Methodology: CONTEXT - DEMONSTRATION - EXPLORATION - REFLECTION - ASSESSMENT - FOOTSTEPS At each of these stages, Julian explores the key points of what we should and shouldn't do, and asks questions that we can use to shape and structure the learning design.
How to Self Manage Your HOA
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Essay » Business
You’ll find in this brief the distilled knowledge, secrets and insight from over seven years of pain and struggle in solving the mysteries of self-managing an HOA. You’ll learn how to discern quality vendors, how to protect your board and community, and how to assess and acquire advisers you can trust. You’ll benefit from all my experience… without going through all the pain I had to go through.
Red Line/Blue Line: Essays from the Editor's Corner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Essay » Literature
Any book about editing is, necessarily, a book about writing. For the casual scribbler or earnest author, "Red Line/Blue Line" is a collection of 36 essays - informative, occasionally digressive, and frequently irreverent - on writing, editing, and the essential interplay between the two. It is an invitation to read well, write better, and have fun doing it.
Sigma Shock
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
What is the Sigma male? How do you tell if you are a Sigma male? Are you the type that will leave the Alpha roost and dictate life in your own terms or will you fall into the trap of the beta? The lone wolf lifestyle begins..
El salvadoreño ¨feyo¨ en el mundo guanaco
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2013 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Los salvadoreños viven en Centro América y ha sido manipulados por años por las Doctrinas Monroe, Dólar, Seguridad Nacional y las mas recientes; esto los llevó a tener gobiernos que sometidos a intereses extranjeros, olvidándose de las necesidades de su pueblo que se acerca a cumplir 200 años de independencia y está muy lejos de alcanzar el desarrollo. Su población tiene características únicas.
The Art of War in plain English - digital edition with active table of contents
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by E-Eye Digital Editions. Category: Essay » Business
This digital edition of Sun Tzu’s masterpiece ‘The Art of War’ has been considerably simplified from the original 1910 translation by Lionel Giles. The lengthy and often laborious footnotes have been done away with, and clarifications where appropriate have been included in Master Sun’s text, retaining its original charm and delightful use of language.
Consulting 101: 101 Tips for Success in Consulting - 2nd Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Business
Consulting 101 provides the reader with 101 tips to excel in a challenging and exciting career.
Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Essay » Literature
In his writing workbook A Story is a Promise, Bill Johnson teaches the mechanics of how to tell a story. The foundation of that process is that a story creates movement and the movement transports the audience. That is the intent of the storyteller, to transport his or her audience. Now, in Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel, he uses detailed reviews of the opening pages of popular no
ILLUMINATIONS: A Spiritual Guide To Lettering
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Illuminations is a reference guide for learning how to reach within yourself for creating original ideas based on your own personal experiences. The key subject matter is "lettering", but the concepts involved apply to all crafts. The entire book is hand drawn/written, and is a direct example of what it takes to move forward with effortless confidence in whatever it may be that drives you.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Interstices, Outdoors, Out West, Out of the Ordinary & Memorable Desert and Mountain Moments
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This collection of essays weaves a tapestry of unique experiences and creative philosophy. The title, Interstices, denotes the book's prominent philosophical thread. Discussion of those "places between" occurs frequently throughout the book. The subject matter of the essays is predominately outdoors, and wildly diverse in nature.
Semi-Colon: A Writer's Cheeky Journey Through Colorectal Cancer
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Wintertickle Press. Category: Essay » Author profile
This unique, funny and uplifting collection of emails, newspaper articles and quotes shares Canadian actor, comedian and writer, Neil Crone's journey through colorectal cancer. This is a must-have for anyone going through cancer treatment, anyone who knows someone going through treatment, or anyone who just wants an insightful read about life.
Abandoned by Autism Non-Profits for Being Mentally Ill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares how he was abandoned by the autism non-profits in America for being mentally ill. Travis cannot get the autism non-profits to help him get social skills coaching. Autism non-profits do not help adults with mental illness nearly as much as they help adults without mental illness. Travis shares some ideas for what the autism non-profits could do to help in this book that tells all.
CAPM/PMP Win-Win Exam Preparation
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Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
CAPM/PMP Exam Preparation book that contains useful tips and tricks to help you to deal with the CAPM/PMP PMI exam in a professional way.
Dismantling the Divine: D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
A groundbreaking and original book, "Dismantling the Divine" considers how D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett criticize the nineteenth-century concept of the artist as the replacement for Jesus Christ as the divine prophet of universal truth. In addition, the book shows how these three novelists engage with Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, and other key philosophers.
Test Automation Best Practices
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
In this brief, well-organized exposition, George breaks down and simplifies the primary aspects of Test Automation. He covers its cost effectiveness on software products, how that is affected by the maintenance life of the product, and how to prevent and protect features from breakage.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.