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We Re All Doing Time A Guide For Getting Free

Author : Bo Lozoff
ISBN : 9781312912090
Genre : Religion
File Size : 44.75 MB
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In his foreword, HIs Holiness, The Dalai Lama says: "This practical manual will inspire everyone who is as concerned with helping others as with their own personal improvement." We're All Doing Time is an interfaith text - "a guide to getting free" - acclaimed by prison staff and prisoners alike as one of the most helpful books ever written for true self-improvement and rehabilitation. Few books have crossed religious, ethnic, cultural and economic lines with such a clear and simple, immediately useful expression of ageless spiritual truths. It is written for incarcerated people, prison guards and all people living within their own personal prisons. All proceeds support the Prison-Ashram Project, which sends these books free to prisoners for 40 years now.
Category: Religion

Miller S Children

Author : James Garbarino
ISBN : 9780520295681
Genre : Psychology
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Miller’s Children is a passionate and comprehensive look at the human consequences of the US Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Miller v. Alabama, which outlaws mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile murderers. The decision to apply the law retroactively to other cases has provided hope to those convicted of murders as teenagers and had been incarcerated with the expectation that they would never leave prison until their own death as incarcerated adults. Psychological expert witness James Garbarino shares his fieldwork in more than forty resentencing cases of juveniles affected by the Miller decision. Providing a wide-ranging review of current research on human development in adolescence and early adulthood, he shows how studies reveal the adolescent mind’s keen ability for “malleability”, suggesting the true potential for rehabilitation. Garbarino focuses on how and why convicted teenage murderers have been able to accomplish dramatic rehabilitation and transformation, emphasizing the role of education, reflection, mentoring, and spiritual development. With a deft hand, he shows us the prisoners’ world that is filled, first and foremost, with stories of hope amid despair, and of moral and psychological recovery in the face of developmental insult and damage.
Category: Psychology

The Dedicated Ex Prisoner S Guide To Life And Success On The Outside

Author : Richard Bovan
ISBN : 9780979295379
Genre : Reference
File Size : 50.17 MB
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There are more people incarcerated in the world today than at any other time in history. Every year millions of prisoners are released back into society after having completed their sentences, with the majority of them returning to prison within just a short time after their release. The Dedicated Ex-Prisoner's Guide to Life and Success on the Outside is a 10-rule guidebook for the ex-prisoner who is determined to be successful once released and offers invaluable information on how to overcome the odds of returning to prison. If followed, the advice and suggestions offered in this guide will prove very helpful to all ex-prisoners who are serious about getting out of prison and not ever going back.
Category: Reference

Homeless Hero

Author : Mike Tapscott
ISBN : 9781458210647
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 67.22 MB
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Homeless Hero: Understanding the Soul of Home considers the human mission to know the soul and navigate life experiences. When pain and emptiness show up in life, only those who undertake the hero's journey grow into a place of understanding where they can then flourish. Mike Tapscott was watching a movie at a resource center for homeless people when he developed the idea for this book. The movie workshop at Lodestar Day Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona, teaches life's lessons through the magic of cinema. The lessons manifest through a series of dramatic events: hearing a call to adventure; refusing the call; crossing a threshold; encountering tests, allies and enemies; being unable to turn back; soul searching; finding reward; returning with the story; and experiencing resurrection. These events are what life is all about. The hero's journey through homelessness--just one symptom of the challenge of overcoming emotional pain--is one way to help change individuals and then change tracks, patterns, and less-than-constructive behaviors. Here is a compilation of experiences from Tapscott's 36-hour experimental journey into life on the streets, his own volunteer work and through interviews with employees in the social service system, other volunteers and homeless individuals. Homeless Hero is a case study, an experiment, an adventure, and a multi-layered examination of American society that seeks to help you understand the moving picture of your own hero's journey.
Category: Social Science

The Arts Of Contemplative Care

Author : Cheryl A Giles
ISBN : 9781614290377
Genre : Religion
File Size : 71.23 MB
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Powerful and life-affirming, this watershed volume brings together the voices of pioneers in the field of contemplative care--from hospice and hospitals to colleges, prisons, and the military. Illustrating the day-to-day words and actions of pastoral workers, each first-person essay in this collection offers a distillation of the wisdom gained over years of compassionate experience. The stories told here are sure to inspire--whether you are a professional caregiver or simply feel inclined toward guiding, healing, and comforting roles. If you are inspired to read this book, or even one touching story in it, you just might find yourself inspired to change a life.
Category: Religion

Pain Free Public Speaking Your Guide To Public Speaking Success

Author : AmondaRose Igoe
ISBN : 9780557189601
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 57.70 MB
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Imagine having everything you need to achieve an entirely new level of public speaking ability. It is inside of you, even if you believe it is impossible. The only requirements are that you have a sincere desire to learn and grow and a willingness to apply the principles in this book. Public speaking and presentation victory can become your reality. You are meant to have the true level of success you desire and deserve. In Pain-Free Public Speaking - Your Guide to Public Speaking Success you will discover what works and doesn't work. This book is filled with real public speaking tools and strategies that will change your ability to present forever. Whether you are just starting out or looking to improve your current public speaking abilities, this book is for you. Reading this book is like having your own public speaking expert and trainer in your corner. Now is the time to achieve your public speaking and presentation goals.
Category: Self-Help

A Practical Guide To Positive Psychology

Author : Bridget Grenville-Cleave
ISBN : 9781848313736
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 53.72 MB
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Positive psychologists seek to find and nurture genius and talent, and to make normal life more fulfilling, rather than treat mental illness.This Practical Guide explores how we can all have a "life of enjoyment", in which we savour the positive emotions that are part of healthy living; a "life of engagement" where we feel confident we can tackle the tasks we face; and a ‘life of affiliation’, being part of something larger than ourselves.Free of jargon but full of straightforward advice, case studies and step-by-step instructions, this is the perfect concise start to making your life better.
Category: Self-Help

The It Girl S Guide To Becoming An Excel Diva

Author : Ani Babaian
ISBN : 9780470407875
Genre : Computers
File Size : 49.78 MB
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Apply Excel daily and smooth out life's wrinkles Who knew a spreadsheet could do as much for you as your favorite moisturizer? Become a Microsoft Excel Diva with this sassy guide and discover what hip IT Girls already know: smart is beautiful. Impress the heck out of everyone at work with your stylish reports. Do a budget and see exactly what you can spend on shoes. Get better organized. Who has time for dull technical manuals? Learn all of Microsoft Excel's secrets in this girl-talk guide. Welcome to the party! Relax, refresh, and reward yourself at the end of each chapter with fun, stress-reducing chats, like why soy Chai lattes are better than regular lattes. Don't miss these gems! * Meet Microsoft(r) Excel(r) 2007, the Louis Vuitton of spreadsheets * Join the conversation with these basic Excel terms * Learn the fine art of Excel formulas and functions * Dress up Excel data with SmartArt, WordArt, and other chic accessories * Build a shopping spree budget from scratch * Show off by adding Excel data into Word and PowerPoint(r)
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Cellulite Solution The Complete Guide To Being Cellulite Free

Author : Joy Romano Jimmy Aquino
ISBN : 9780578074573
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 52.79 MB
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What is cellulite?Where does it come from?What are today "s methods of removing cellulite?This must have guide to be cellulite free is full of information to answer these questions. From simple home remedies to the most advanced medical procedures.Making the right food choices: foods that fight cellulite.As an added bonus, you "ll receive SThe Perfect Butt Workout? Look inside.
Category: Health & Fitness