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What's Compassion Have To Do With It?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Is compassion just an emotion, or something much more? Does it have the ability to change the world? Maybe, compassion plays a greater role in our daily lives, and in our society, than we ever imagined. This book explains how compassion has emerged as a catalyst in today's world, and why compassion is just like oxygen - we all need it.
Fulfillment: The Power of Compassion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,390. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This book was inspired by true-life events that brought me to a place of fulfillment. It is the story of the most difficult challenges that led to my greatest rewards. I finally surrendered and became empowered to find my inner strengths and to live without fear or regret seeing everyday as a new adventure. In this book, I share the simple changes I made in my life.
Saradasi-The Search
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a menacing parallel universe in the Nereima Galaxy, Shanaz searches for an elusive member of the Astral Lord Gaima’s team, to save her home from imminent destruction by evil forces. Mystical teachers open her energy centres (chakras), and she gains the wisdom and compassion for success from astral beings who converse in colors. The search ends unexpectedly changing her world and her destiny.
The Roots of Elmore's Existence
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Willoughby Elmore is a steward to a forest of sequoia trees in Northern California. After too many years in solitude, his life appears empty, and his spirit has waned. One morning, Willoughby rises from a dream so vivid he cannot distinguish it from reality. The power of it awakens him. Willoughby dares to believe that his life can be different - that it can be whatever he chooses to make of it.
Pawpaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
In this charming story, the frustrations and anguish of coping with dyslexia are sensitively yet humorously played out in a very unusual family situation. Prunella aka Pawpaw allows her handicap to transform her into a person of great compassion and wisdom. Her story involves the whole extraordinary household, the neighbours and her unique response to their needs which in turn leads to her own ful
Cherishing Others: The Heart of Dharma
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. You set the price! Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this last volume of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991, Rinpoche emphasizes renouncing the self-cherishing mind and the benefits of cherishing other sentient beings, teaches on the benefits of taking vows and concludes the Kopan course with advice on how we can practice Dharma in the west.
Taking Care of the Caregiver: Suggestions and Tips in Three Main Areas of the Caregiving Process
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
This book is about what I’d considered the three main areas of being a caregiver. Area one is the actual caring for an ailing loved one. Area two is about connecting with your ailing loved one. And area three is about taking care of you, the caregiver. For, without you, your loved one may not receive the love and care they deserve.
My Parent Had Dementia: Our Family’s Story from Pre-Illness to Heaven
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is about my mother’s journey with dementia and ours with being her caregivers. It is my hope that by telling my story, others who are struggling with these issues may find some valuable tips, resources, and hope in knowing they are not alone.
Girls' Aggression and Child Welfare Social Work: Assessment and Intervention A series of 13 blogs
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
The goals of work with young people with aggressive behaviors are to stop the aggression and foster prosocial behaviors through building relationships of trust. Through trusting relationships, young people develop compassion for self and others. These principles underlie effective interventions. This series of blogs provides guidelines for compassion-based interventions.
Redmen
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In a small and proud New England town / One of fervent football fandom and fame / All my fellows donned a collective frown / Certain things would never be the same