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Joyful Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N.a
Editor: Little, Brown Spark
ISBN: 0316399280
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Make small changes to your surroundings and create extraordinary happiness in your life with groundbreaking research from designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee. Next Big Idea Club selection—chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Dan Pink, and Adam Grant as one of the "two most groundbreaking new nonfiction reads of the season!" "This book has the power to change everything! Writing with depth, wit, and insight, Ingrid Fetell Lee shares all you need to know in order to create external environments that give rise to inner joy." —Susan Cain, author of Quiet and founder of Quiet Revolution Have you ever wondered why we stop to watch the orange glow that arrives before sunset, or why we flock to see cherry blossoms bloom in spring? Is there a reason that people—regardless of gender, age, culture, or ethnicity—are mesmerized by baby animals, and can't help but smile when they see a burst of confetti or a cluster of colorful balloons? We are often made to feel that the physical world has little or no impact on our inner joy. Increasingly, experts urge us to find balance and calm by looking inward—through mindfulness or meditation—and muting the outside world. But what if the natural vibrancy of our surroundings is actually our most renewable and easily accessible source of joy? In Joyful, designer Ingrid Fetell Lee explores how the seemingly mundane spaces and objects we interact with every day have surprising and powerful effects on our mood. Drawing on insights from neuroscience and psychology, she explains why one setting makes us feel anxious or competitive, while another fosters acceptance and delight—and, most importantly, she reveals how we can harness the power of our surroundings to live fuller, healthier, and truly joyful lives.

The Joyful Frugalista

The Joyful Frugalista Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Serina Bird
Editor: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1760870560
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The Joyful Frugalista by Serina Bird Summary

Who knew frugality could be so much fun? Australians are amongst the wealthiest people on the planet, but for some reason we don't like to think or talk about money. Once upon a time, thrift and frugality were celebrated as virtues - not anymore. When did 'frugal' become such a dirty word? It's time to reclaim it! When you respect and understand money, it almost magically transforms itself into something that grows exponentially. In The Joyful Frugalista, Money Magazine's Serina Bird shares myriad practical tips for saving money in small ways every day for a better, brighter future. Discover inside: *Ideas and resources for saving on everything from energy bills to weddings, clothing and eating out *Clever ways to cut down your waste *Tips for embracing the joy of minimalism *Ways to wring every drop of pleasure from the money you have *Challenges to help you live life better, including how to feed your family well on $50 per week. The Joyful Frugalista is the essential handbook to living frugally, mindfully and with real joy on any budget.

The Thankful Book

The Thankful Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Todd Parr
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316230944
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The Thankful Book by Todd Parr Summary

Todd Parr's beloved Thanksgiving classic celebrating all of the things there are to be grateful for in a kid's life is now a board book! I am thankful for music because it makes me want to dance.I am thankful for my feet because they help me run and play. I am thankful for kisses because they make me feel loved. The perfect book to treasure and share around the holidays and throughout the year is now available as a board book! Todd Parr's bestselling books have celebrated Valentine's Day, Earth Day, and Halloween, teaching kids about unconditional love, respecting the earth, and facing fears, all with his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity. The Thankful Book celebrates all the little things children can give thanks for. From everyday activities like reading and bathtime to big family meals together and special alone time between parent and child, Todd inspires readers to remember all of life's special moments.

A Is for All the Things You Are

A Is for All the Things You Are Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anna Forgerson Hindley,Nat'l Mus Afr Am Hist Culture
Editor: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588346803
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A Is for All the Things You Are by Anna Forgerson Hindley,Nat'l Mus Afr Am Hist Culture Summary

An ABC book celebrating and inspiring diversity A Is for All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book is an alphabet board book developed by the National Museum of African American History and Culture that celebrates what makes us unique as individuals and connects us as humans. This lively and colorful book introduces young readers, from infants to age seven, to twenty-six key traits they can explore and cultivate as they grow. Each letter offers a description of the trait, a question inviting the reader to examine how he or she experiences it in daily life, and lively illustrations. The book supports understanding and development of each child's healthy racial identity, the joy of human diversity and inclusion, a sense of justice, and children's capacity to act for their own and others' fair treatment.

The Joyful Vegan

The Joyful Vegan Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Editor: BenBella Books
ISBN: 1948836718
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The Joyful Vegan by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Summary

Finding plant-based recipes? Easy. Dealing with the social, cultural, and emotional aspects of being vegan in a non-vegan world? That's the hard part. The Joyful Vegan is here to help. Many people choose veganism as a logical and sensible response to their concerns about animals, the environment, and/or their health. But despite their positive intentions and the personal benefits they experience, they're often met with resistance from friends, family members, and society at large. These external factors can make veganism socially difficult—and emotionally exhausting—to sustain. This leads to an unfortunate reality: the majority of vegans (and vegetarians) revert back to consuming meat, dairy, or eggs—breaching their own values and sabotaging their own goals in the process. Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, known as "The Joyful Vegan," has guided countless individuals through the process of becoming vegan. Now, in her seventh book, The Joyful Vegan, she shares her insights into why some people stay vegan and others stop. It's not because there's nothing to eat. It's not because there isn't enough protein in plants. And it's not because people lack willpower or moral fortitude. Rather, people stay vegan or not depending on how well they navigate the social, cultural, and emotional aspects of being vegan: constantly being asked to defend your eating choices, living with the awareness of animal suffering, feeling the pressure (often self-inflicted) to be perfect, and experiencing guilt, remorse, and anger. In these pages, Colleen shares her wisdom for managing these challenges and arms readers—both vegan and plant-based—with solutions and strategies for "coming out vegan" to family, friends, and colleagues; cultivating healthy relationships (with vegans and non-vegans); communicating effectively; sharing enthusiasm without proselytizing; finding like-minded community; and experiencing peace of mind as a vegan in a non-vegan world. By implementing the tools provided in this book, readers will find they can live ethically, eat healthfully, engage socially—and remain a joyful vegan.

The Joyful Environmentalist

The Joyful Environmentalist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Isabel Losada
Editor: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 1786785013
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The Joyful Environmentalist by Isabel Losada Summary

The feel-good book of the year for everyone who loves our planet and is looking for solutions. Fast, funny and inspiring, too. "This is the joy we need in our lives." - George Monbiot. "This book, practical and realistic as well as visionary, will keep that positive message before the reader's eyes. Joy is after all one of the best motivations we can have for change." - Dr Rowan Williams. Finally! A book about saving our planet that is fast, funny and inspiring too. Written in short chapters for busy people, Isabel doesn't bother with an examination of the problem but gets right on with the solutions. Her aim: to look for every single way we can take care of the planet; how we live and work, travel, shop, eat, drink, dress, vote, play, volunteer, bank - everything. And to do this wholeheartedly, energetically and joyfully. Beginning with losing her cool in a restaurant that will only provide plastic cutlery, Isabel journeys through native tree planting in the Highlands of Scotland, playing Samba drums with Extinction Rebellion, interviewing in person the people that supply her energy and food - through every solution she can find - until both narrator and reader are fully equipped to be part of the pollution solution. "She gave my spirit a lift and my feet somewhere to stand." - Sir Mark Rylance

The Spring Book

The Spring Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Todd Parr
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316427918
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The Spring Book by Todd Parr Summary

New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr captures the beauty of Spring with his signature blend of kid-friendly art and text in this sweet book about the wonders of a season. Birds are singing and everyone is sneezing because Spring is here! The Spring Book captures a variety of moments that encompasses this season. From rolling down hills or dancing in the rain, to celebrating mothers and honoring heroes everywhere, Todd Parr shows readers with simplicity and universal accessibility the delights of Spring.

The Good Egg

The Good Egg Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jory John
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062958372
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The Good Egg by Jory John Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller! An Amazon Best Books of the Year 2019 selection! From the bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect! Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed. But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten. As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect. So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a change… Dynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten). Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!

The Joyful Wisdom

The Joyful Wisdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Editor: Jovian Press
ISBN: 1537809342
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The Joyful Wisdom by Friedrich Nietzsche Summary

The Joyful Wisdom is a book by Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in 1882 and followed by a second edition, which was published after the completion of Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Beyond Good and Evil, in 1887. This substantial expansion includes a fifth book and an appendix of songs. It was noted by Nietzsche to be "the most personal of all [his] books", and contains the greatest number of poems in any of his published works.

The Cars and Trucks Book

The Cars and Trucks Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Todd Parr
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316506605
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The Cars and Trucks Book by Todd Parr Summary

From bestselling and beloved author Todd Parr, a new book about all of the different ways that cars and trucks help people and have fun. Some trucks help on the farm. Some trucks help in the city. Some cars like to drive in the snow. And some cars like to drive to the beach. All cars and trucks LOVE to be on the ROAD! Todd Parr brings his trademark bright colors and bold lines to his new book about cars, trucks, and the occasional bus. In a fun collection of silly images, Todd explores all of the ways vehicles have an impact on our daily lives, while weaving in messages about positivity, the environment, and safety. Readers will laugh along with the whole four-wheeled gang!

The Joyful Home Cook

The Joyful Home Cook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rosie Birkett
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008314284
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The Joyful Home Cook by Rosie Birkett Summary

An inspirational collection of resourceful and delicious recipes steeped in a fundamentally practical way of approaching home cooking; returning to basics, minimising waste, following the seasons and keeping things simple to create effortless meals packed with flavour.

I Will Not Eat You

I Will Not Eat You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Lehrhaupt
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481429345
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I Will Not Eat You by Adam Lehrhaupt Summary

“Magoon’s exuberant art recalls classic characters, most particularly Max in his wolf suit…Fanciful pretend play for the dragon-slaying preschooler.” —Kirkus Reviews “The dark color palette and mischievous nature of the text are reminiscent of Jon Klassen’s I Want My Hat Back (2011)—albeit with a different final outcome.” —Booklist From the award-winning author of Warning: Do Not Open This Book! and beloved illustrator Scott Magoon comes a suspenseful and darkly funny new picture book about a creature who resists the urge to eat the animals that wander into his cave…at least for now! Theodore thinks everything is a potential meal. Lucky for the bird, wolf, and tiger, who pass by his cave, Theodore isn’t hungry…yet. But then something new approaches. A boy. Has Theodore found a new favorite food? Or something more?

The Joyful Mystery: Field Notes Toward a Green Thomism

The Joyful Mystery: Field Notes Toward a Green Thomism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christopher J. Thompson
Editor: Emmaus Road Publishing
ISBN: 1945125632
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The Joyful Mystery: Field Notes Toward a Green Thomism by Christopher J. Thompson Summary

“The gift of this beautiful earth is not to be ignored or regretted; instead, this world is the central setting in which the Christian life is to be attentively lived and faithfully pursued.” Regard for creation and its creatures has been a perennial part of Christian spirituality for centuries. In more recent decades it has been the special concern of Catholic social teaching. Yet many Catholics today are unfamiliar with this aspect of Church thought. And until the splendor of creation is recovered, the path to a vibrant Catholic culture seems cut off. The Joyful Mystery seeks to revive the Church’s practice of integral ecology and encourages a deeper awareness of the presence of God, the Creator and Lord of the universe. In it, author Christopher Thompson draws from the wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas and the “Green Thomism” he inspires in contemporary life. Readers will come away moved by the presence of God manifest in his glorious cosmos and be drawn to integral ecology as a spiritual response.

The Book of the Joyful Way

The Book of the Joyful Way Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew E. Barraford
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491778571
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The Book of the Joyful Way by Andrew E. Barraford Summary

While life can be a montage of confusion, the concept of the Golden Dialetik can provide a unifying theory of the universe out of this disorder, and it is a concept that clarifies a hazy world vision. This unifying theory not only brings harmony to the relationship between science and religion, but it also harmonizes religion with religion—and even with atheism. While knowledge acquisition through science rises to the top of this vision as the preeminent initiative of humankind, religion is also fully integrated into the theory as well. The Book of the Joyful Way explores this integrated vision of the universe, and it seeks a cohesive view of reality from which inextinguishable joy arises. Inspired by Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, it contains ninety-nine chapters that explore the Golden Dialetik from various directions and through the multifaceted perspectives of both religion and science. The culmination of this effort is to discover the heart of the Golden Dialetik—joy. Joy is the greatest reward, and when things are going well, the joy of living is a gift—but the joy of the Golden Dialetik is the fuel behind all joy. Wherever you are, whoever you are, whatever you have done, and however painful your present circumstances may be, you can leave behind all your sorrows and partake of this joy in the Golden Dialetik.

The Joyful Heart

The Joyful Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Watchman Nee
Editor: CLC Publications
ISBN: 1619580578
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The Joyful Heart by Watchman Nee Summary

“The Christian life is lived when [we] receive the life of Christ within [us] as a gift...” – Excerpt from The Joyful Heart. This book is a dynamic collection of devotional gems from the works of Watchman Nee. Designed for daily reading, this book will enrich your walk with the Lord.

The Joyful Family

The Joyful Family Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John S. Dacey,Lynne Weygint
Editor: Conari Press
ISBN: 1609252454
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The Joyful Family by John S. Dacey,Lynne Weygint Summary

How can you bring more joy into your family? By creating situations and celebrations that bring the family together for meaningful moments. The Joyful Family presents more than 70 tools and activities for creating and maintaining family togetherness and provides concrete strategies for designing new traditions. The book is organized into the different types of events that can be marked by celebration, with chapters such as "Marking Milestones" and "Making the Ordinary Special." Each chapter contains 4-6 wonderfully guided activities, complete with situations, objectives, and lists of materials needed. At the core of the book are heartfelt stories from the lives of the authors and their students and clients.

The Joyful Elf

The Joyful Elf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kari Lynn Keithley
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490846409
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The Joyful Elf by Kari Lynn Keithley Summary

Want the perfect book to shape the heart of your children this Christmas? Let The Joyful Elf help your child discover the true meaning of Christmas! This December you and your children can go on a daily journey of fun activities tailored to living a life of kindness. Preparing for the celebration of Christs birth, Santa is excited to send a special helper! He is sending his sweet little elf friend, who will bring a special task for your family to do together every day. These activities will open your little ones heart to the people around them for a celebration of Christs birth that you wont forget!

Joyful Teaching and Learning in the Primary School

Joyful Teaching and Learning in the Primary School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Denis Hayes
Editor: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473914108
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Joyful Teaching and Learning in the Primary School by Denis Hayes Summary

This new title applies inspiring ideas and teaching approaches to the different subject areas taught in primary schools. Using a practical, subject-based approach, it promotes creativity, innovativeness and enthusiasm as integral to effective teaching and enhanced standards. Each chapter introduces a subject, its key issues, vital knowledge and pedagogical implications. In addition, case studies, action points, key quotes and thought-provoking suggestions for practice encourage readers to engage with the text. Offering refreshing, innovative perspectives in an accessible format, this book will help trainees and teachers to develop skills, boost their confidence and, crucially, increase their own and their pupils' enjoyment.

A Joyful Theology

A Joyful Theology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sara Maitland
Editor: Augsburg Books
ISBN: 9781451418170
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A Joyful Theology by Sara Maitland Summary

Suited for individual reading or group discussion, A Joyful Theology makes a lively exploration of creation in order to learn more about the Creator.

The Essence of Life's Journey

The Essence of Life's Journey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kayan Smith
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449753612
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The Essence of Life's Journey by Kayan Smith Summary

Have you found and experienced the essence of life’s journey? In all your pursuits, you can never find any greater reason for living than this. Outside of this experience, you can never really possess endless, boundless joy and fulfillment. All that gives life its true meaning, purpose, and value is wrapped up in The Essence of Life’s Journey. This book unlocks the very key to our existence on Earth and throughout eternity. It points to the solution that will unleash spiritual blessings beyond even what your human mind can now conceive. It offers the very solution to living life at its highest altitude and exploiting the very best that life can ever offer. Isn’t this everybody’s greatest need and desire? Isn’t this truly your heartfelt desire? Isn’t it what your life demands and need? Why not take this opportunity to explore the essence of your life’s journey?