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Make Life Beautiful

By Syd McGee,Shea McGee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Horizon
  • Isbn : 9780785233886
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 552
  • File Pdf: make-life-beautiful.pdf

Book Summary:

Stars of the hit Netflix series Dream Home Makeover Syd and Shea McGee offers fans a new and intimate look into how they built their business in this bestselling autobiography. Do you want to live the best version of your life? Learn how Syd and Shea prioritized their values, defined their goals, and put their dreams into action--going from flat broke to design superstars--all while following their motto to “make life beautiful.” Most importantly, discover how you can do the same! For the one million-plus followers who turn to Syd and Shea McGee for advice on building a beautiful home and life, Make Life Beautiful is a behind-the-scenes look into how the couple transformed Shea’s small room of fabric samples and big dream of becoming a designer into one of the most successful and fastest-growing interior design businesses in the country. In Make Life Beautiful, Syd and Shea inspire you on how to build an authentic life by applying design principles such as: Embrace the process Get to the next level Find balance Elevate the everyday Make Life Beautiful is essential for entrepreneurs, interior designers, working parents, couples building a family & career, and anyone else chasing their dreams. Both longtime and new fans will gain insight into how the McGees built such a successful company.

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  • File Pdf: restoration-house.pdf

Book Summary:

You don't have to live in your dream house to make your living spaces feel more like home. Home is meant to be a place to belong. A place to gather and connect. A place of beauty. A place to restore your soul. In Restoration House, author and designer Kennesha Buycks will encourage you to embrace your home and your story so you can create mindful spaces that give life to you, your loved ones, and all who enter. Tips from Restoration House have been featured in Better Homes and Garden, Apartment Therapy, Design Sponge, and The Washington Post. Kennesha will teach you how to: Make the best out of your living space, whether you're renting or a homeowner Create a home your visitors will feel comfortable in Decorate your home on a budget Make purposeful design decisions that are beautiful and functional Restoration House is ideal for: Christian women of all ages who want to make their houses feel more like home Housewarming gifts, Mother's Day, birthdays, and holiday gifting

Reasons To Stay Alive

By Matt Haig
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9781443443166
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 780
  • File Pdf: reasons-to-stay-alive.pdf

Book Summary:

A Sunday Times bestseller, Reasons to Stay Alive is both a wonderfully moving and upbeat account of how Matt Haig survived depression and anxiety, and an accessible, life-affirming guide to helping yourself—and others—through mental illness. In the western world the suicide rate is highest amongst men under the age of 35. Matt Haig could have added to that statistic when, aged 24, he found himself staring at a cliff-edge about to jump off. This is the story of why he didn’t, and how he recovered and learned to live with anxiety and depression. It’s also an optimistic, joyous and often funny exploration of how to live better, love better, read better and feel more. A wonderful mix of memoir and hard-won wisdom, Reasons to Stay Alive is, at heart, about making the most of your time on earth.

The Midnight Library

By Matt Haig
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9781443455886
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 733
  • File Pdf: the-midnight-library.pdf

Book Summary:

Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren’t always what she imagined they’d be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger. Before time runs out, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?

The Thought Power

By Madhav Varadi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : OrangeBooks Publication
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 666
  • File Pdf: the-thought-power.pdf

Book Summary:

“The Thought Power" is something which is to tell the power of your own thinking and your own thoughts. The thoughts which can bring the glory you are missing in your life and which brings something you always wanted to have in your life. We talk about the power of thinking which can change the complete way of living, showing a new way in your life. This book is to tell the knowledge of the thought power and how it shapes peace and happiness in the people who think they only have sadness and truly wants to change their life.

Re Root

By Siddhant Lunawath
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Isbn : 9781638325635
  • Pages : 120
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 139
  • File Pdf: re-root.pdf

Book Summary:

The meaning of our life is solely focused on the various aspects which make our life beautiful, happy, and also entertaining. We are inbound by a lot of thoughts on our minds that constantly disturb us in the long run of our life. These thoughts redirect us to a different path where we lose ourselves without knowing the consequences we are going to face. We rely more on our past which creates resistance with the universe, making us forget about enjoying our present and making our future worth living. It is true that for the trees to grow stronger, their roots must be strong. Every root makes a difference in some or the other way. We have chapters written for our life already and we can’t skip any of them as it works that way. Every person you meet, everything you feel and see is important and is connected in many ways. Do you know what is one of the biggest assets of our body? Our mind. In the same way, this book elucidates the roots which are important for you to discover the beautiful life that you can think of living. When these roots, though generic, grow stronger, they help you create a mental garden of thoughts that will reflect the way you want your life to be. For a human to live, positivity, happiness, and calmness are a few craft keys to their mind. When you maintain it, you’ll then make a cloud that would contain a cluster of happiness, entertainment, peace, the beauty of our soul which will drift you off-limits in making every moment, every second count in your life making it to the beautiful destination that you eventually wanted to reach.

Liquidation World

By Alexi Kukuljevic
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Isbn : 9780262342131
  • Pages : 152
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 770
  • File Pdf: liquidation-world.pdf

Book Summary:

An examination of the disoriented subject of modernity: a dissolute figure who makes an makes an object of its absence; from Baudelaire to Broodthaers. In Liquidation World, Alexi Kukuljevic examines a distinctive form of subjectivity animating the avant-garde: that of the darkly humorous and utterly disoriented subject of modernity, a dissolute figure that makes an art of its own vacancy, an object of its absence. Shorn of the truly rotten illusion that the world is a fulfilling and meaningful place, these subjects identify themselves by a paradoxical disidentification—through the objects that take their places. They have mastered the art of living absently, of making something with nothing. Traversing their own morbid obsessions, they substitute the nonsensical for sense, the ridiculous for the meaningful. Kukuljevic analyzes a series of artistic practices that illuminate this subjectivity, ranging from Marcel Duchamp's Three Standard Stoppages to Charles Baudelaire's melancholia. He considers the paradox of Duchamp's apparatus in the Stoppages and the strange comedy of Marcel Broodthaers's relation to the readymade; the comic subject in Jacques Vaché and the ridiculous subject in Alfred Jarry; the nihilist in Paul Valéry's Monsieur Teste; Oswald Wiener's interpretation of the dandy; and Charles Baudelaire as a happy melancholic. Along the way, he also touches on the work of Thomas Bernhard, Andy Kaufman, Buster Keaton, and others. Finally, he offers an extended analysis of Danny's escape from his demented father in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Each of these subjects is, in Freud's terms, sick—sick in the specific sense that they assume the absence of meaning and the liquidation of value in the world. They concern themselves with art, without assuming its value or meaning. Utterly debased, fundamentally disoriented, they take the void as their medium.

God Is Love Alone

By Roger of Taizé
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : GIA Publications
  • Isbn : 1579992811
  • Pages : 92
  • Category : Spiritual life
  • Reads : 656
  • File Pdf: god-is-love-alone.pdf

Book Summary:

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You Can Master Your Fear

By Magdalena Scopelitis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BalboaPress
  • Isbn : 9781452551845
  • Pages : 396
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 247
  • File Pdf: you-can-master-your-fear.pdf

Book Summary:

Be the master of your fear and you can rule over your life. Fear is the only obstacle between you and your dreams, between you and what you most love. So says Archangel Raphael, who, in this series of channelings, unravels the mysteries of fear and, through its darkest paths, guides you step by step up to the glade of love. He helps you tear away fears masks one by one till you come to know its real face; only then does he teach you the ways to transmute it into love, thus eliminating its disastrous implications. According to Archangel Raphael, fear shows that somewhere in the deepest part of your being, you have chosen hatred versus love, and your life cannot have real meaning. Only when your fear is transformed can real life happen to you. The end of your fear will signal the beginning of your life. Until that day comes, you will have just lived in a lie, in an illusion. I am only asking you to give me your fear, Archangel Raphael adds, and I will give back to you your love, the most precious gift you ever had.

Stooping Towards the Absolute

By R B Joshi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Educreation Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 117
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 641
  • File Pdf: stooping-towards-the-absolute.pdf

Book Summary:

The collection of poems aims at highlighting the cravings of the heart towards its natural abode of The Absolute. All poems struggle to explainthe uneasiness of the mind about the worldly matters on the eve of the seventieth year of the poet's life.

Victorian Jewelry, Identity, and the Novel

By Jean Arnold
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781317002192
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 671
  • File Pdf: victorian-jewelry-identity-and-the-novel.pdf

Book Summary:

In this study of Victorian jewels and their representation, Jean Arnold explores the role material objects play in the cultural cohesion of the West. Diamonds and other gems, Arnold argues, symbolized the most closely held beliefs of the Victorians and thus can be considered "prisms of culture." Mined in the far reaches of the empire, they traversed geographical space and cultural boundaries, representing monetary value and evoking empire, class lineage, class membership, gender relations, and aesthetics. Arnold analyzes the many roles material objects fill in Western culture and surveys the cross-cultural history of the Victorian diamond, uncovering how this object became both preeminent and representative of Victorian values. Her close readings of Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone, George Eliot's Middlemarch, William Makepeace Thackeray's The Great Hoggarty Diamond, and Anthony Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds show gendered, aesthetic, economic, fetishistic, colonial, legal, and culturally symbolic interpretations of jewelry as they are enacted through narrative. Taken together, these divergent interpretations offer a holistic view of a material culture's affective attachment to objects. As the assigned meanings of jewels turn them into symbols of power, personal relationships, and valued ideas, human interactions with gems elicit emotional responses that bind the materialist culture together.

The Harvester

By Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664557469
  • Pages : 335
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 425
  • File Pdf: the-harvester.pdf

Book Summary:

David Langston is the harvester – a recluse, twenty-six year old man whose best friend is his dog. He lives alone in the Medicine Woods, where he cultivates and harvests plants, wild barks, roots, leaves, herbs, edible and medicinal fungi which are used for medicines. David's life changes when he meets a woman of his dreams. He finds her in the clutches of her malicious uncle and he must rescue her and gain her trust.

The Greatest Children's Books - Gene Stratton-Porter Edition

By Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4064066397425
  • Pages : 2661
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 598
  • File Pdf: the-greatest-children-s-books-gene-stratton-porter-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

This carefully edited Stratton-Porter collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: Freckles A Girl of the Limberlost Laddie The Harvester Michael O'Halloran A Daughter of the Land At the Foot of the Rainbow Her Father's Daughter The White Flag The Song of the Cardinal The Fire Bird