Designing Your Life Book
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Designing Your Life


  • Author : Bill Burnett
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101875339

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Designing Your Life Excerpt :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise.

Cities for Life Book

Cities for Life


  • Author : Jason Corburn
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642831726

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Cities for Life Excerpt :

In cities around the world, planning and health experts are beginning to understand the role of social and environmental conditions that lead to trauma. By respecting the lived experience of those who were most impacted by harms, some cities have developed innovative solutions for urban trauma. In Cities for Life, public health expert Jason Corburn shares lessons from three of these cities: Richmond, California; Medellín, Colombia; and Nairobi, Kenya. Corburn draws from his work with citizens, activists, and decision-makers in these cities over a ten-year period, as individuals and communities worked to heal from trauma--including from gun violence, housing and food insecurity, poverty, and other harms. Cities for Life is about a new way forward with urban communities that rebuilds our social institutions, practices, and policies to be more focused on healing and health.

Your Lifebook Book

Your Lifebook


  • Author : Wayne Scott Andersen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 0981914659

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Your Lifebook Excerpt :

Your LifeBook is an interactive journal and workbook designed to support your progress on your health journey. Used independently or in conjunction with Dr. A's Habits of Health, Your LifeBook is like having Dr. A walking you through the Habits of Health, giving you lightweight daily and weekly tasks to move you forward toward your goals.

My Life as a Book Book
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My Life as a Book


  • Author : Janet Tashjian
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2010-07-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1429930322

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My Life as a Book Excerpt :

Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek's dreams of fun come to an end. Ever since he's been labeled a "reluctant reader," his mom has pushed him to read "real" books-something other than his beloved Calvin & Hobbes. As Derek forges unexpected friendships and uncovers a family secret involving himself (in diapers! no less), he realizes that adventures and surprises are around the corner, complete with curve balls. My Life as a Book is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

The Life of David Lack Book

The Life of David Lack


  • Author : Ted R. Anderson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199922659

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The Life of David Lack Excerpt :

Most people who have taken a biology course in the past 50 years are familiar with the work of David Lack, but few remember his name. Almost all general biology texts produced during that period have a figure showing the beak size differences among the finches of the Galapagos Islands from Lack's 1947 classic, Darwin's Finches. Lack's pioneering conclusions in Darwin's Finches mark the beginning of a new scientific discipline, evolutionary ecology. Tim Birkhead, in his acclaimed book, The Wisdom of Birds, calls Lack the 'hero of modern ornithology.' Who was this influential, yet relatively unknown man? The Life of David Lack, Father of Evolutionary Ecology provides an answer to that question based on Ted Anderson's personal interviews with colleagues, family members and former students as well as material in the extensive Lack Archive at Oxford University.

The Life of Margaret Alice Murray Book

The Life of Margaret Alice Murray


  • Author : Kathleen L. Sheppard
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9780739174180

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The Life of Margaret Alice Murray Excerpt :

The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology, by Kathleen L. Sheppard, is a scientific biography of Margaret Alice Murray (1863-1963), exploring all the facets of “women’s work” in the history of archaeology and academia in the first half of the 20th century. This is not another “Great Woman” in place of a “Great Man” biography, but is instead the unlikely story of the first professional female Egyptologist in Britain who has so far been largely ignored by historians.

Family Stories and the Life Course Book

Family Stories and the Life Course


  • Author : Michael W. Pratt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-04-26
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135632465

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Family Stories and the Life Course Excerpt :

This edited book draws from work that focuses on the act of telling family stories, as well as their content and structure. The process of telling family stories is linked to central aspects of development, including language acquisition, affect regulation, and family interaction patterns. This book extends across traditional developmental psychology, personality theory, and family studies. Drawing broadly on the epigenetic framework for individual development articulated by Erik Erikson, as well as on conceptions of the family life cycle, the editors bring together contemporary examples of psychological research on family stories and their implications for development and change at different points in the life course. The book is divided into sections that focus on family stories at different points in the life cycle, from early childhood and the beginnings of narrative skill, through adolescence, young adulthood, midlife, and then mature adulthood and its intergenerational meaning. During each of these periods of the life cycle, research focusing on individual development within an Eriksonian framework of ego strengths and virtues is highlighted. The dynamic role of family stories is also featured here, with work exploring the links between family process, intergenerational attachment, and storytelling. Sociocultural theories that emphasize how such development is situated in the wider cultural context are also featured in several chapters. This broad lifespan developmental focus serves to integrate the exciting diversity of this work and foster further questions and research in the emerging field of family narrative. The book is intended primarily for researchers and advanced-level students in the fields of developmental and personality psychology, as well as those in family studies and in gerontology. It may also be of interest to those in the helping professions who are concerned with family therapy and family issues, and may--due to its content and illustrativ

The Life of an Activist Book

The Life of an Activist


  • Author : Randy Jurado Ertll
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761861362

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The Life of an Activist Excerpt :

The Life of an Activist is a non-fiction narrative that describes key steps on how to become and evolve into an effective activist and community leader. Ertll describes social movements and provides useful advice on how to successfully manage non-profits to accomplish positive social change that truly improves people’s lives.

The Life of William Wilberforce Book

The Life of William Wilberforce


  • Author : Robert Isaac Wilberforce
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1839
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 586
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044026015305

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The Life of a Colonial Blacksmith Book

The Life of a Colonial Blacksmith


  • Author : Sandra J. Hiller
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-07-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 9781477714447

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The Life of a Colonial Blacksmith Excerpt :

Colonial blacksmiths not only fashioned objects from iron, but they were also sometimes involved in other trades, such as veterinary medicine. Readers will follow a day in the life of a blacksmith in this graphic book. Based on the life of a real blacksmith of record.

The Life and Times of Charlie Chaplin Book

The Life and Times of Charlie Chaplin


  • Author : Nandini Saraf
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 2021-01-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184302080

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The Life and Times of Charlie Chaplin Excerpt :

Charlie Chaplin, the universal comic icon, who with his lovable portrayal of a ‘tramp’made and still makes the world laugh, continues to live in popular memory. The Hitler’s toothbrush moustache, the bowler or derby hat, the coat a size or two too small, the baggy trousers, the floppy shoes and the cane made him the most unforgettable character. The mere mention of his name conjures a picture of him as the tramp. One of the most pivotal stars of the early silent era of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin’s films made everyone laugh and cry at the same time. The world cinema is indebted to him for films like ‘The Kid’, ‘The Gold Rush’, ‘The Circus,’ ‘City Light’, ‘Modern Times’ and ‘The Great Dictator’. An enigma to the world, people have vast curiosity about his life and his body of work. This book is an attempt to unravel the various aspects of his life and his struggles. The happiness and the despair, the controversies and the acclaim are all revealed in this authentic biography of this great legend.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PRESIDENT Book

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PRESIDENT


  • Author : Armiyao Harruna (Folio 48)
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2014-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 485
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491893968

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PRESIDENT Excerpt :

This is a story that spans from 1955 to sometime about 2045. It is a four-part story of a family originating from Cape Coast and Dowyaaniyili in the Northern Region, the story of a northern prince Dowbia Zangina that marries a German/Fante screen idol called Mercedes Huntman who loves him dearly and agree to move with him to the Dowyaaniyili, where he becomes chief after the death of his father. A military government throws him into Nsawam Medium Prison for allegedly collaborating with his journalist friend Ernest Dzigbordi to overthrow the military junta, and regains his freedom when a democratically elected government takes over. Their Granddaughter Raabia Sedzro goes into politics and becomes the first woman president of her country. She is a successful president and all her good works are cut short when she is assassinated in 2031. The story of President Lankwei Addison takes the reader into campaign travels to the hinterland of Ghana, including some factual events in the governments of Presidents Rawlings, Kufuor, and Atta Mills. Part Four of the story is drum narrations of historical occurrences not told in the first three parts. As recorded by a media guru Dowbia Yousif, the grandson of Mercedes Huntman.

The Life or Legend of Gaudama Book

The Life or Legend of Gaudama


  • Author : P. Bigandet
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317853732

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The Life or Legend of Gaudama Excerpt :

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.