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  • Demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment. If we are able to be fully present and take each step in the now, we will be opening ourselves to the transforming experience of the power of now. This title shows the reader how.

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  • 'I love Gretchen Rubin - she helps me understand both myself and the people around me' Cathy Rentzenbrink, 'Obliger' and bestselling author of The Last Act of Love During her investigation to understand human nature, Gretchen Rubin realised that by asking the seemingly dry question 'How do I respond to expectations?' we gain explosive self-knowledge. She discovered that based on their answer, people fit into four Tendencies: Upholders , Questioners , Obligers , and Rebels . Our Tendency shapes every aspect of our behaviour, so using this framework allows us to make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress, and engage more effectively. More than 800,000 people have taken her online quiz, and managers, doctors, teachers, spouses, and parents already use the framework to help people make significant, lasting change. The Four Tendencies hold practical answers if you've ever thought... - People can rely on me, but I can't rely on myself - How can I help someone to follow good advice? - People say I ask too many questions - How do I work with someone who refuses to do what I ask - or who keeps telling me what to do? With sharp insight, compelling research, and hilarious examples, The Four Tendencies will help you get happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. 'Gretchen Rubin is one of the most erudite authors of her generation' Susan Cain, author of Quiet 'If you want to change anything in your life, you need Gretchen Rubin' Viv Groskop, 'Rebel'

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  • This work describes the experience of heightened consciousness that radically transformed the author's life - and shows how by living in the moment we can also reach a higher state of being where we can find joy and peace and where problems do not exist.

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  • Written by Naoki Higashida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book provides a rare insight into the often baffling behaviour of autistic children. Using a question and answer format, Naoki explains things like why he talks loudly or repeats the same questions, what causes him to have panic attacks, and why he likes to jump. He also shows the way he thinks and feels about his world - other people, nature, time and beauty, and himself. Abundantly proving that people with autism do possess imagination, humour and empathy, he also makes clear how badly they need our compassion, patience and understanding.

    David Mitchell and his wife have translated Naoki's book so that it might help others dealing with autism and generally illuminate a little-understood condition. It gives us an exceptional chance to enter the mind of another and see the world from a strange and fascinating perspective.

    The book also features eleven original illustrations, inspired by Naoki's words, by the artistic duo Kai and Sunny.

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  • A collection of 100 short essays, designed to teach the reader simple strategies for living a more fulfilled and peaceful life. The author claims that everyone can put things in perspective by making small daily changes such as, resist the urge to criticize and be kind rather than right.

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  • Rolf Dobelli, born 1966, is a Swiss writer, novelist and entrepreneur. He has an MBA and a PhD in economic philosophy from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Dobelli is co-founder of getAbstract, the world's leading provider of book summaries. Dobelli has written six works of fiction. Most famously, he is author of THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY, which became an instant success and landed on the number 1 spot on Germany's official Bestseller list and has been translated in many languages. Dobelli is also founder and curator of ZURICH.MINDS, an invitation-only community of the most distinguished thinkers, scientists and artists. www.dobelli.com www.facebook.com/dobelli

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  • Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wooden's observation that 'it's what you learn after you know it all that counts'. As they helped grow Google from a young start-up to a global icon, they relearned everything they knew about management. How Google Works is the sum of those experiences distilled into a fun, easy-to-read primer on corporate culture, strategy, talent, decision-making, communication, innovation, and dealing with disruption.

    The authors explain how the confluence of three seismic changes - the internet, mobile, and cloud computing - has shifted the balance of power from companies to consumers. The companies that will thrive in this ever-changing landscape will be the ones that create superior products and attract a new breed of multifaceted employees whom the authors dub 'smart creatives'. The management maxims ('Consensus requires dissension', 'Exile knaves but fight for divas', 'Think 10X, not 10%') are illustrated with previously unreported anecdotes from Google's corporate history.

    'Back in 2010, Eric and I created an internal class for Google managers,' says Rosenberg. 'The class slides all read 'Google confidential' until an employee suggested we uphold the spirit of openness and share them with the world. This book codifies the recipe for our secret sauce: how Google innovates and how it empowers employees to succeed.

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  • Anglais EMOTION

    Sandi Mann

    Despite decades of debate, psychologists are still undecided on what exactly emotion is. This book will help students and general readers to explore emotion and reach their own conclusions. The fascinating, and sometimes controversial, topics covered include what emotions actually are, how they are portrayed and recognised, why negative emotions arise and how they can be managed, whether emotion can be effectively faked or hidden, and how emotions affect decision-making. A final chapter, 'The route to happiness', discusses the most sought-after emotion of all, and asks how the research around emotion can be applied practically.

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  • A ground breaking system from one of the contributors to The Secret: six minutes to heal the source of your health, success or relationship issue.

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  • From the host of MTV's #1 show Catfish comes the definitive guide for millenials about how to connect with people authentically in today's increasingly digital world.
    IN REAL LIFE: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age Nev Schulman is the host of the wildly popular TV series Catfish which investigates online relationships to determine whether they are based on truth or fiction (spoiler: it's almost always fiction).
    Nev has become the Dr. Drew of online relationships for millenials. His clout in this area springs from his own experience with a deceptive online romance, about which he made a critically acclaimed 2010 documentary (also called Catfish). In that film Nev coined the term "catfish" to refer to someone who creates a false online persona to reel someone into a romantic relationship. The meme spread rapidly.
    Now Nev takes his investigation to the page, providing readers with an essential roadmap to better connect their digital personas with their true selves. Woven throughout with Nev's personal stories, this book explores relationships in the era of social media. Specifically the book tackles:
    -what motivates catfish -why people fall for catfish -how one can avoid being deceived -online accountability -Nev's rules for dating -how to connect authentically with people over the internet -how to turn an online relationship into a real life relationship, and much, much more.
    Nev delves deeply into the complexities of dating in a digital age, and continues the cultural dialogue his show has begun about how we interact with each other through social media versus in person -- specifically in relation to millennials, who have never known a world without Facebook.
    Here Nev explores the pressing issue of connectivity versus genuine connection which is plaguing our relationships with each other, and he provides the advice that his fans have been desperately seeking.

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  • The 3-million-copy-selling Glucose Revolution authors bring us the definitive low-GI diet that's realistic, attainable - and that works.

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  • Freedom to live, love and succeed on your own terms comes from learning how to trust that grace will provide for you. This work leads you on this challenging journey with daily meditations and contemplations to draw you into an awareness of this awesome power.

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  • The Number One bestseller reissued with a brilliant new livery, a classic backlist title from the inimitable Jodi Picoult.

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  • Showing how to become your true self by embracing stillness and silence, this title reveals how suffering and pain disappear when we are no longer limited by our thinking mind and that stillness can guide us towards a new understanding of our relationships and nature.

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  • 'The Dukan Everyday Easy Cookbook' is for everyone who loves good food and cooking but wants to eat without piling on the pounds. Working with Dr Dukan, cookery writer Joy Skipper has created 120 deliciously simple recipes for the homecooks for each of the 4 stages of the diet. From Full English Breakfast and Cottage Pie to Blackberry Fruit Fool and Scones, this cookbook gives ideas and inspiration for every night of the week.

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  • THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE TIMES BESTSELLER GUARDIAN BESTSELLER AMAZON TOP TEN BESTSELLER THE SECRETS OF PERFECT DECISION-MAKING Have you ever... Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn't worth it? Overpaid in an Ebay auction? Continued doing something you knew was bad for you? Sold stocks too late, or too early? Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external circumstances? Backed the wrong horse? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all make in our day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to spot them, we can avoid them and make better choices - whether dealing with a personal problem or a business negotiation; trying to save money or make money; working out what we do or don't want in life, and how best to get it. Already an international bestseller, THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY is essential reading for anyone with important decisions to make. It reveals, in 100 short chapters, the most common errors of judgement, and how to avoid them. Simple, clear and always surprising, this indispensable book will change the way you think and transform your decision-making - at work, at home, every day.

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  • In 2014 a media storm erupted when Gwyneth Paltrow announced her separation from Chris Martin, describing it as a harmonious and mutual 'conscious uncoupling' and the term entered the world's vocabulary overnight. Coined and created by relationship expert Katherine Woodward Thomas, the expression 'conscious uncoupling' has become synonymous with a divorce where both partners accept that they each played a role in the breakup and, in particular, are looking to co-parent in a functional and healthy way in the future. The Conscious Uncoupling 5 Step Process is designed to support separating couples through the thorny terrain of a breakup, helping them to consciously complete a relationship in ways that leave all involved whole, healthy and well, and optimistic about future relationships. CONSCIOUS UNCOUPLING offers a new paradigm for divorcing couples and is set to become a classic in the genre.

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  • The ultimate guide to the 100 foods you can eat as part of the best-selling Dukan Diet

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  • 100 delicious recipes for sweet treats on the bestselling Dukan Diet.

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  • In this book, Neale Donald Walsch takes the reader on a journey towards a greater relationship, and ultimately friendship, with God.

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  • This guide to having mind-blowing sex again and again in a stable relationship addresses what is it that makes some people such great lovers and what they are doing that keeps the fires burning to reveals the tips and techniques that should help us do just that.

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  • A US bestseller and Oprah's new webinar author, this is a brain scientist's personal experience of a stroke, her journey to recovery and rare insight into human consciousness and its possibilities for all of us

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  • Discover the real reason why the French are the slimmest nation in the world.

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  • Sometimes changing only a few words can make all the difference; sometimes it's more than a few words. But whatever the nature of the negative or conflicted relationship, this book will help.Have you ever felt like partners or colleagues constantly misunderstand what you are saying to them? Do you and your partner go round in circles? As the bestselling Law of Attraction showed readers how to attract what they want, Law of Connection will show you how to break the cycle and really connect with everyone in your life - at work, at home and with friends. You will learn how to enhance your communication style to really get what you want out of your relationships, so you can ensure that the ones you attract will be harmonious, productive and profitable.

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