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How To Be An Imperfectionist

Author : Stephen Guise
ISBN : 9780996435413
Genre : Psychology
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Imperfectionists Accomplish More with Less Stress I remember when I aimed for perfect workouts: 30 minutes was the minimum. I was in lousy shape. I remember when I aimed for perfect dating: it couldn't be awkward, forced, or uncertain. I didn't talk to women of interest. I remember when I aimed for perfect writing: I wanted 1,000+ words of quality material per day. I played video games instead. I carefully avoided mistakes, endlessly ruminated about what I didn’t do, and what I did do wasn't enough. Then, I became an imperfectionist. Everything changed. I had fun stories to tell, like the lesbian pizza incident and the most nervous “Hi” ever spoken by a human being. I learned more. I laughed more. I lived more. I got in great shape, read more books, and improved my social skills. I wrote Mini Habits, which became an international bestseller, and is being translated into a dozen languages. I found I could mess up and still win. What's the New Way to Cure Perfectionism? The old way was to persuade people to “let go” of their need for perfection and hope they can do it. The new way is to persuade people to take simple, but highly-strategic actions, which let them effortlessly experience the process of “letting go" of perfectionism. Over time, these behaviors become habitual and the changes last. The old way was to tell perfectionists fight against and resist all perfectionistic thinking. The new way is to utilize the perfectionist's current desires by redirecting them to healthier applications, resulting in more success with less stress. The old way is based on popular but ineffective traditions of behavioral change, such as motivation-driven living, emotional manipulation, and an overall focus on the self instead of strategy. The new way starts with a deep understanding of how emotion, motivation, fear, action, ambition, desire for comfort, desire for safety, and our insecurities interact with one another to push us to a default state of perfectionism. Which of those factors do we focus on to reverse perfectionism? Well, you've got to read the book to find out the best strategies! What You'll DiscoverThe lesser known, but most damaging form of perfectionism almost every person hasA simple-to-apply technique to have unshakable confidenceWhy perfectionism hurts performance, and the rare exception where it helpsDetailed and customized solutions for these five subsets of perfectionism: need for approval, rumination, unrealistic expectations, concern over mistakes, and doubts about actionsFun illustrations with a powerful message to begin each chapter...and much more! Imperfectionism Is Freedom Perfectionism is a naturally limiting mindset. For example, kids are taught to color inside the lines, and any color outside the lines is considered a mistake that must be corrected. Imperfectionism frees us to live outside the lines, where possibilities are infinite, mistakes are allowed, and self-judgment is minimal. While the freedom from imperfectionism is impactful, it does not preclude us from having problems. Imperfectionists aren’t so ironic as to have perfect lives, they’re just happier, healthier, and more productive at doing what matters. If that sounds good to you, take the first step into imperfectionism and start reading How To Be An Imperfectionist right now!

Mini Habits For Weight Loss

Author : Stephen Guise
ISBN : 9780996435437
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The brain resists dramatic behavioral shifts. Recognizing this and developing a strategy around it made the original Mini Habits the #1 selling self-help book in a number of countries. In Mini Habits for Weight Loss, you’ll discover that we also biologically resist such changes, which explains why most dieters and smoothie-cleanse aficionados lose weight in the short term, only to gain it all back (and more). Mini Habits for Weight Loss will show you how to make dietary changes in a sustainable, permanent way that doesn’t trigger biological or neurological resistance. It’s an advanced version of the method that made the original book a hit in 14 languages. The mini habits remain easy to implement, but the reasoning and supporting strategies are more sophisticated. This is by necessity, as weight loss factors are many and varied. All the suggestions in the book are rooted in extensive biological and neuroscience research.

The Political Economy Of Imperialism

Author : Ronald M. Chilcote
ISBN : 9789401144094
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book brings together important essays by distinguished scholars who have devoted past attention to the study of imperialism and development. It comple ments an anthology of previously published essays that brings together important theoretical perspectives around the issues and debates on these themes; this volume will be published by Humanity Press (forthcoming). Both projects relate to a lengthy chapter "Theories of Imperialism," which will be published in my book The ories of Comparative Political Economy (Forthcoming). These projects represent a culmination of many years of teaching in both economics and political science. During that time I taught two political science courses on development and under development, but I was unable to convince my colleagues of the usefulness of a course on imperialism that linked historical issues and debates with the more recent developmental literature. When in 1990 I was welcomed into economics, my col leagues endorsed a graduate seminar on the political economy of imperialism. Thus, this volume evolved out of that experience in an effort to encourage new analysis that reflects retrospectively on past contributions as well as the prospects for impe rialism and development in the contemporary world.

Slow At Work

Author : Aoife McElwain
ISBN : 9780717174317
Genre : Self-Help
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The way we work has changed. We need new tools to help navigate this world of work – not only to achieve career success, but to stay sane while doing so – and this book can be one of them. Our jobs can become such an important part of our identity that we walk the treacherous line between loving our work and speeding towards burnout. An always-on culture, the cult of busyness and blurred boundaries mean that work and life can become seriously out of balance. So if you are burnt out, anxious, feel like an imposter or caught in a cycle of procrastination, this life-changing book contains all the advice you need to restore your balance and get back on track.

The Sage Handbook Of Digital Journalism

Author : Tamara Witschge
ISBN : 9781473955073
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The production and consumption of news in the digital era is blurring the boundaries between professionals, citizens and activists. Actors producing information are multiplying, but still media companies hold central position. Journalism research faces important challenges to capture, examine, and understand the current news environment. The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism starts from the pressing need for a thorough and bold debate to redefine the assumptions of research in the changing field of journalism. The 38 chapters, written by a team of global experts, are organised into four key areas: Section A: Changing Contexts Section B: News Practices in the Digital Era Section C: Conceptualizations of Journalism Section D: Research Strategies By addressing both institutional and non-institutional news production and providing ample attention to the question ‘who is a journalist?’ and the changing practices of news audiences in the digital era, this Handbook shapes the field and defines the roadmap for the research challenges that scholars will face in the coming decades.

Self Love Healing

Author : David Craft
ISBN : 1793135053
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You want to live your life to the fullest without being afraid of what other people may think of your choices and decisions? You want to accept yourself for who you are while being completely focused on your positive sides, on your positive traits and on your inner potential and strengths? You want to be an imperfectionist who lives fearlessly? If you find yourself having these questions, you are definitely in the right place. While being a perfectionist may bring some good things, boost your motivation sometimes and make you keep going, being a perfectionist has more negative sides than positive. Individuals who are perfectionists are more stressed out, more frustrated and angrier, as every single failure they come across affects them deeply even in cases when these failures are almost meaningless. On the other hand, being an imperfectionist means that you truly accept yourself with all of your both positive and negative traits, that you focus on your positive traits without letting those negative traits stop you from succeeding in any way. Being an imperfectionist also means that you get to accomplish more with less stress, that you take simplicity with all of its beauty and use it in favor of making your life great. Being an imperfectionist also means that you practice radical acceptance, that you embrace what life has to offer and that you live fearlessly to the fullest. Inside You Will Discover What are emotions and why they matter What are dark emotions and their connection to your inner peace How your emotions affect both your emotional and physical health What is emotional health and what are major factors affecting your emotional health What does practicing radical acceptance mean How to actually achieve and maintain your emotional well-being What you gain when you become an imperfectionist The importance of connection, compassion and courage How to love and respect yourself and how to embrace all of your imperfections Setting specific goals and success motivations And much, much more... Get this book NOW, learn how to embrace your imperfections, boost your self-confidence and finally live your life to the fullest! ★★ Special 2-In-1 Deal - Buy The Paperback Version And Get The Ebook For FREE! ★★ ★★ Scroll to the Top and Click the "Buy with 1-Click Button" ★★

The Underachiever S Manifesto

Author : Ray Bennett
ISBN : 9781797206646
Genre : Self-Help
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The Underachiever's Manifesto is the playfully persuasive pocket guide to living life to the least and loving it. This isn't your average handbook—this is a funny self-help book for our ongoing modern age of overachievement. The book makes the case for just the right amount of effort—a lot less than we've been led to believe—and reveals how mediocrity is the key to happiness at work, in relationships, dieting, exercise, investment, and more. • Contains easy-to-follow advice with gentle humor and genuine wisdom • Addresses issues such as social media stress, FOMO, and the life-draining tragedy of tidying up • Author Ray Bennett is a medical specialist in Seattle and a recovering overachiever This welcome new edition—revised just enough but not going overboard—brings its needed-now-more-than-ever perspective to our new era of fitness tracking, app overload, and tidying up. Turn it down a notch. Don't you feel better already? • Humorous but actually helpful—a rarity for self-help books • Perfect for overachievers, underachievers, anyone looking for a funny, friendly way to take things down a notch • Great for those who loved The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson, Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life by Gary John Bishop, and How to Be an Imperfectionist: The New Way to Self-Acceptance, Fearless Living, and Freedom from Perfectionism by Stephen Guise

Keynes S Economics And The Theory Of Value And Distribution

Author : John Eatwell
ISBN : UOM:39015008263512
Genre : Distribution (Economic theory)
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Capitalism Socialism And Post Keynesianism

Author : Geoffrey Colin Harcourt
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018441852
Genre : Business & Economics
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. . . its essays deepen our understanding of the ideas of one of the greatest historians of economic thought of our era. Harcourt has become heterodox theory s genealogist; analytical, generous of spirit, and good-humored, he has seemingly single-handedly maintained lines of communication and dialogue among heterodox economists. This volume is especially valuable because Harcourt s own ideas about heterodox theory come through rather more clearly than in past writings. . . . heterodox economists seeking to dispel rumors of the demise of Keynes and Marx in economic discourse would do well to consult this. Gary Dymski, Review of Radical Political Economics The career of Geoffrey C. Harcourt has many facets not only because he is indefatigable, friendly and unusually courteous. . . but because he has become of that rare breed, a teacher s teacher. From the preface by Mark Perlman This is an extremely interesting and useful volume of essays. They have been carefully selected to provide a coherent volume which makes it a pleasure to read. . . . Students of post-Keynesian economics will come across in these essays a wealth of knowledge both on a number of issues relating to this economics, and to the masters who have shaped it. . . . I strongly and thoroughly recommend these essays, not just to like-minded economists, but to others as well. They will find in this volume a vast amount of economics, written by someone who loves his subject, and the people it is designed to serve by making their world a better one to live in. Philip Arestis, History of Economic Thought This is a fine collection of essays by a scholar who brings a rare warmth and personal insight into some very difficult corners of our subject. The reader here learns much about economics as a human science of the real world. But he or she does so with the added enjoyment of being allowed into the inner circle of the personalities who contributed so much to the making of an economics that really matters. Allen Oakley, History of Economics Review It is a very welcome addition to the economics literature by a scholar who has devoted a lifetime to pursuing and promoting economics as a human and potentially humane science. This is a fine collection of essays by a scholar who brings a rare warmth and personal insight into some very difficult corners of our subject. The reader here learns much about economics as a human science of the real world. But he or she does so with the added enjoyment of being allowed into the inner circle of the personalities who contributed so much to the making of an economics that really matters. J.W. Nevile, History of Economics Review G.C. Harcourt has been an instrumental figure in the analysis, synthesis and teaching of economic theory. Erudite, authoritative and insightful, Dr Harcourt s writings have included analysis of contemporary economic theory, synthesis of current debates, intellectual biography and masterly discussion of economic and allied social policies. Capitalism, Socialism and Post-Keynesianism begins with three essays on policy issues: the case for a middle way between command economies and free market economies; the broad principles of macroeconomic policy for Australia in the 1990s; and an integrated set of modest proposals to get the world economy on the path to prosperity. All approaches used in these essays are associated with the broad church of post-Keynesianism and the belief that economics should produce a more just and equitable society. Later essays analyse theoretical topics in an historical context. The remaining papers are a selection of intellectual biographies, and general essays which range from the author s views on the relationship between mathematics and economics to what Adam Smith really did say. As this volume demonstrates, Dr Harcourt is an all-rounder, a political economist who has written on applied issues, theory, policy, intellectual biography and analytical histories of economic theory.

Yours Isaac Asimov

Author : Isaac Asimov
ISBN : UOM:39015034525397
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of hundreds of letters, never published before, reveal the wit, charm, and celebrated intelligence of the enormously prolific science and science fiction writer

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