books about: radicals
Rules for Radicals
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to ...
The Mind-Made Prison: Radical Self Help and Personal Transformation
A Self Help and Self Esteem Guide that actually works Is your mind causing you pain and suffering? Do you feel like it is a constant struggle to work towards your goals? Are there thoughts and patterns holding you back that you just can't seem to identify? Do you avoid going for your dreams because of reasons that you know make no "logical sense"? This book is Designed for anyone who ...
Breaking The Gaze
Riverhouse Publishers / Products, P.O. Box 743, Bucksport, Maine 04416, 2014
A true story of transformation ~ 'Breaking The Gaze' will have you laughing out loud. A fast paced chronicle of an American youth coming of age, as he runs from the law in an effort to be true to his moral and philosophical beliefs. Intriguing, humorous and irreverent : Bangor Daily News blared "Betts' work is well worth reading. Both Betts and (Stephen) King are on the cutting edge of a publishing revolution." Bucksport Free Press proclaimed ~ ...
Radical Survivor: One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy
WoWo Press, 2013
Radical Survivor wins eLit Silver Award in Memoir category! "I'm sorry. There were no survivors." Nancy Saltzman tried to absorb the caller's words. Her entire family had perished in a small-plane crash. The caller was wrong, though. There was a survivor—Nancy would have to go on living. She had beaten breast cancer twice, but how could even the most resilient spirit comprehend healing after loss like this? Radical Survivor ...
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
What is Jesus worth to you? It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily... But who do you know who lives like that? Do you? In Radical , David Platt challenges you to ...
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, ...
Jeffrey C. Wood
New Harbinger Publications
A Clear and Effective Approach to Learning DBT Skills First developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Research shows that DBT can improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively. In order to make use of these ...
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful ...
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty . This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom. What ...
Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
L&G Productions LLC, 2010
When Nicolaus Copernicus discovered the Earth wasn’t the center of the Universe, everything changed. When Isaac Newton figured out the law of gravity from a falling apple, everything changed. When Benjamin Franklin harvested electricity from lightening and Thomas Edison made the first commercial light bulb, everything changed. Today, when quantum physicists realize our physical universe isn’t real, that it’s just a hologram, everything … ...
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
David C. Cook, 2013
Revised & Updated Edition! God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it? It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe—the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor—loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, ...
Agents of Reason
Sandgreen Books, 2012
Jeremiah was a London radical. He and his associates gave themselves to the cause - a cause that was always dangerous and compromised. This is his story. Whilst his efforts received no dividend in his lifetime today we are in his debt -we enjoy the freedoms for which he risked his life. When the Bastille fell in 1789 English radicals like Jeremiah saw the promise of freedom but by early 1793 the French Revolution had turned into madness as ...
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
David C. Cook
God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we’re missing it? It’s crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe--the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor--loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you’ve verbalized it yet or not...we all know somethings wrong. Does ...
The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
William N. Thorndike
Harvard Business Review Press
An outstanding book about CEOs who excelled at capital allocation.” Warren Buffett #1 on Warren Buffett’s Recommended Reading List, Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Letter, 2012 What makes a successful CEO? Most people call to mind a familiar definition: a seasoned manager with deep industry expertise.” Others might point to the qualities of today’s so-called celebrity CEOscharisma, virtuoso communication skills, and a ...
Green Smoothie Revolution: The Radical Leap Towards Natural Health
North Atlantic Books
Thanks to processed and fast foods, being overworked, and feeling stressed while eating on the fly, it is increasingly difficult for most of us to eat anywhere near a balanced diet. We may not be obviously sick, but may suffer from lack of focus, insomnia, sluggishness, or any host of symptoms caused by nutritional deficiency. Green Smoothie Revolution takes aim at this silent epidemic by restoring balance to our diets. Combining nutrition ...
The Coconut Oil Miracle, 5th Edition
A completely revised and updated guide for maximizing the health and beauty benefits of coconut oil For years, The Coconut Oil Miracle has been a reliable guide for men and women alike. Now in its fifth edition, this revised and updated version has even more information on the benefits of coconut oil and shows readers how to use it for maximum effect, including a nutrition plan with 50 delicious recipes. Coconut oil is much more than ...
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much--just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work--to make us feel that we are not okay. Beginning to understand how our lives have become ensnared in this trance of unworthiness is our first step toward reconnecting with who we really are and what it means to live fully. -- from ...
Raw Freaks (Gay Urban Erotica Sampler)
Black Queer Radical Books, 2013
GENRE: GAY, URBAN EROTICA Raw Freaks: Gay Urban Erotica Sampler is a collection of five, hot, erotic gay stories from Gavin ML Fletcher featuring black and Hispanic characters engaging in raunchy gay sex. Warning: This title contains very graphic depictions of sexual adult themes. Reader discretion is advised. Move-in Day (From: Freshman Freaks) Moving in your dorm can be stressful and hectic. But Camron finds some much needed relief ...
The Better Brain Book: The Best Tool for Improving Memory and Sharpness and Preventing Aging of the Brain
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain ... Loss of memory is not a natural part of aging—and this book explains why. Celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter reveals how everyday memory-loss—misplacing car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in meetings—is actually a warning sign of a distressed brain. Here he and Carol Colman offer a simple plan for repairing those ...
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called marvelous, rewarding,” the authors tell how the stress of living on less than 99 cents per day encourages the poor to ...
Follow Me: A Call to Die. A Call to Live.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
What did Jesus really mean when he said, “Follow Me”? In this new book, David Platt, author of the New York Times bestselling book, Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream , contends that multitudes of people around the world culturally think they are Christians yet biblically are not followers of Christ. Scores of men, women, and children have been told that becoming a follower of Jesus simply involves believing ...
Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible's View of Women
Gender roles have been debated for centuries, and now Sarah Bessey offers a clarion freedom call for all who want to realize their giftedness and potential in the kingdom of God. Through a thoughtful review of biblical teaching and church practices, Bessey shares how following Jesus made a feminist out of her.
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