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Surfacing

Author : Siri Lindley
ISBN : 9781937716851
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Surfacing is the inspiring story of Siri Lindley, one of the world’s best triathlon coaches and a world champion. But before Siri came to dominate the sport of triathlon, she was controlled by deep-seated insecurity that sabotaged her races and forced her to hide her sexuality. When her stunningly beautiful mother caught the attention of an NFL superstar, Siri’s idyllic childhood was ripped apart. A whirlwind of glitzy dinner parties and world travel pulled her mother away, and Siri grew up feeling forgotten. As her intense loneliness gave way to anger, she lashed out against her New England life of privilege. Sports set Siri free. Shy and painfully self-aware, Siri came to life when she played field hockey, lacrosse, and ice hockey, and became a starter in all three sports at Brown University. When she fell short of making the national lacrosse team, she felt directionless once again until a friend invited her to watch her race a triathlon—and ignited the fire for Siri’s life work. Siri failed early and often before she found her formula for success. Brutal swim starts, bike equipment failures at key races, crushing workouts—these were nothing compared to the performance anxiety that reared up from the depths of Siri’s early years. It took eccentric Australian coach Brett Sutton to tear up her script of self-doubt and transform Siri Lindley into a world champion. Once she had proved herself to the world, Siri turned inward to stare down the demons that kept her from finding love as a gay woman. Today, Siri guides her own triathletes to win world championships at Kona and around the world. Surfacing is a breathtakingly honest book that shares Siri Lindley’s daring journey. Siri proves it's never too late to rewrite your own story and change the thoughts, habits, and behaviors that hold you back. Surfacing will inspire you as it shows how to stop being your own worst enemy and start uncovering your own potential.

The Passion Paradox

Author : Brad Stulberg
ISBN : 9781635653441
Genre : Self-Help
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The coauthors of the bestselling Peak Performance dive into the fascinating science behind passion, showing how it can lead to a rich and meaningful life while also illuminating the ways in which it is a double-edged sword. Here’s how to cultivate a passion that will take you to great heights—while minimizing the risk of an equally great fall. Common advice is to find and follow your passion. A life of passion is a good life, or so we are told. But it's not that simple. Rarely is passion something that you just stumble upon, and the same drive that fuels breakthroughs—whether they're athletic, scientific, entrepreneurial, or artistic—can be every bit as destructive as it is productive. Yes, passion can be a wonderful gift, but only if you know how to channel it. If you're not careful, passion can become an awful curse, leading to endless seeking, suffering, and burnout. Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness once again team up, this time to demystify passion, showing readers how they can find and cultivate their passion, sustainably harness its power, and avoid its dangers. They ultimately argue that passion and balance--that other virtue touted by our culture--are incompatible, and that to find your passion, you must lose balance. And that's not always a bad thing. They show readers how to develop the right kind of passion, the kind that lets you achieve great things without ruining your life. Swift, compact, and powerful, this thought-provoking book combines captivating stories of extraordinarily passionate individuals with the latest science on the biological and psychological factors that give rise to—and every bit as important, sustain—passion.

The Uncollected Stories Of Mary Wilkins Freeman

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Life And Times Of Frederick Perthes

Author : Clemens Theodor Perthes
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041671533
Genre : Booksellers and bookselling
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Moving Through Fear

Author : Jeff Golliher
ISBN : 9781101486443
Genre : Religion
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A powerful and important new work that will help readers develop their spiritual instincts and move from a life of fear to one of freedom. In seeking truth, success, and ultimately a happy life, there is no escaping fear; even while we may not always perceive it, fear is ever present. But what is it? What are we afraid of-really-and what can we do about it? These are the questions that Jeff Golliher answers in Moving Through Fear, a sensitive, personal, and wholly inspiring work of guidance. In this original and exciting work of spiritual self-help, Golliher illuminates five insights about fear, and then reveals-chapter by chapter-the seven instincts that can allow each of us to move from a life of fear to one of freedom. As we cultivate each of these seven instincts, we will in turn be creating a life where fear doesn't rule our emotions and hold our lives hostage. Through a mix of stories and anecdotes, Golliher illustrates the nature of man-from his cultivation of love and justice to the power of community-before tackling fear and its role in these aspects of our lives. Spiritual practices follow, and the reader is encouraged to develop his tools for navigating and ultimately moving through fear.

Memoirs Of Frederick Perthes Or Literary Religious And Political Life In Germany From 1789 To 1843

Author : Clemens Theodor Perthes
ISBN : UOM:39015065966387
Genre : Germany
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Eclectic Magazine

Author : John Holmes Agnew
ISBN : CORNELL:31924066199344
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The London Journal And Weekly Record Of Literature Science And Art

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