books about: thought
Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents
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The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought
Sarah Crichton Books
An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this captivating fusion of science, history, and personal memoir, David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind, and how they drive millions of us toward obsession ...
Thoughts In Solitude
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Thoughtful and eloquent, as timely (or timeless) now as when it was originally published in 1956, Thoughts in Solitude addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private. Thomas Merton writes: "When society is made up of men who know no interior solitude it can no longer be held together by love: and consequently it is held together by a violent and abusive authority. But ...
Thoughts Are Things: Turning Your Ideas Into Realities (Think and Grow Rich)
Greg S. Reid
Thoughts Are Things is a wonderful, motivational text from two acclaimed public speakers and accomplished authors—Bob Proctor and Greg S. Reid. What mind-set determines whether or not a person will be successful? Do successful people think differently from those who never reach their potential? How can we change our thoughts so that the result of every thought—the offspring of thought—sets us up to win rather than lose? Bob Proctor ...
I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough"
Researcher and thought leader Dr. Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how we’re supposed to be. ...
The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973
Princeton University Press
In a midcentury American cultural episode forgotten today, intellectuals of all schools shared a belief that human nature was under threat. The immediate result was a glut of dense, abstract books on the "nature of man." But the dawning "age of the crisis of man," as Mark Greif calls it, was far more than a historical curiosity. In this ambitious intellectual and literary history, Greif recovers this lost line of thought to show how it ...
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
The bestselling author of The Singularity Is Near explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain Ray Kurzweil is arguably today’s most influential futurist. In How to Create a Mind , he presents a provocative exploration of the most important project in the human-machine civilization: reverse-engineering the brain to understand precisely how it functions and using that knowledge to create even more intelligent ...
Lincoln's Political Thought
Harvard University Press
One of the most influential philosophers of liberalism turns his attention to the complexity of Lincoln’s political thought. At the center of Lincoln’s career is an intense passion for equality, a passion that runs so deep in the speeches, messages, and letters that it has the force of religious conviction for Lincoln. George Kateb examines these writings to reveal that this passion explains Lincoln’s reverence for both the Constitution ...
The Rule of Thoughts (Mortality Doctrine, Book Two) (The Mortality Doctrine)
From James Dashner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series, which includes The Maze Runner —now a #1 movie worldwide—and The Scorch Trials —soon to be a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox that hits theaters on September 18, 2015—comes The Rule of Thoughts , the exciting sequel to The Eye of Minds . Fans of the Divergent series by Veronica Roth and The Hunger Games will love the new ...
Thought: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Oxford University Press
There is no denying that thinking comes naturally to human beings and that thinking is indeed central to what it means to be human. But what are thoughts? How does the brain--billions of tiny neurons and synapses--accomplish thought? In this compelling Very Short Introduction, Tim Bayne offers a compact but wide-ranging account of the nature of thought, drawing upon philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology. Bayne touches on a ...
Comforting Thoughts About Death That Have Nothing to Do with God
Dirty Heathen Publishing, 2014
If you don't believe in God or an afterlife -- how do you cope with death? Accepting death is never easy. But we don't need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace in the face of death. In this mini-book collection of essays, prominent atheist author Greta Christina offers secular ways to handle your own mortality and the death of those you love. Blending intensely personal experience with compassionate, down-to-earth wisdom, Christina ...
In the Garden of Thoughts
Now a New York Times bestseller! "This is a book that makes one reflect, and the messages will help the person who has suffered judgement, has been put down, has been or going through great obstacles in life, has fears holding them back, is down in life and so forth. I think everyone can relate to these positive thoughts." - Library of Clean Reads "Dodinsky's gentle wisdom and wit are like a breath of fresh air." --Karen ...
Power Thoughts: 12 Strategies to Win the Battle of the Mind
Joyce Meyer has a knack for coining phrases-her fans call them Joyceisms -and one of her best loved is "Where the mind goes, the man follows." This was the basis for Battlefield of the Mind , and in her latest book, Meyer provides "power thoughts," bringing the reader to a new level of ability to use the mind as a tool to achievement. In POWER THOUGHTS, she outlines a flexible program to turn thoughts into habits, and habits into success. ...
Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses, which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of our existence. The classic text of these 81 verses, called the Tao Te Ching or the Great Way, offers advice and guidance that is balanced, moral, spiritual, and always concerned with working for the good. In this book, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has reviewed ...
Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing
From Jago and Sally Lloyd-Jones, the creators of the bestselling Jesus Storybook Bible, comes this gorgeous and innovative collection of 101 simple-yet- profound thoughts on faith. Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing shares profound spiritual truths from the Bible told in a conversational tone —drawing insights from creation, history, science, the writings of great thinkers and preachers and writers, and more —to turn the reader’s ...
Thoughts and Things
University Of Chicago Press
Leo Bersani’s career spans more than fifty years and extends across a wide spectrum of fieldsincluding French studies, modernism, realist fiction, psychoanalytic criticism, film studies, and queer theory. Throughout this new collection of essays that ranges, interestingly and brilliantly, from movies by Claire Denis and Jean-Luc Godard to fiction by Proust and Pierre Bergounioux, Bersani considers various kinds of connectedness. Thoughts ...
The Shape of Thought: How Mental Adaptations Evolve (Evolution and Cognition Series)
H. Clark Barrett
Oxford University Press
The Shape of Thought: How Mental Adaptations Evolve presents a road map for an evolutionary psychology of the twenty-first century. It brings together theory from biology and cognitive science to show how the brain can be composed of specialized adaptations, and yet also an organ of plasticity. Although mental adaptations have typically been seen as monolithic, hard-wired components frozen in the evolutionary past, The Shape of Thought ...
Power Thought Cards: A 64 Card Deck (Box Set)
This is a deck of 64 affirmation cards to help you find your inner strength. Packaged in a beautiful gift box, this deck of 64 cards contains 128 unique pieces of art exquisitely illustrated by five artists. Each vibrant card contains a powerful affirmation on one side and a visualization on the other to enlighten, inspire, and bring joy to your life.
Power Thoughts Devotional: 365 Daily Inspirations for Winning the Battle of the Mind
Based on Joyce Meyer's New York Times bestseller Power Thoughts , this devotional includes 365 opportunities to tap into God's power in your daily life by thinking and speaking His way. The POWER THOUGHTS DEVOTIONAL will provide you with life-changing declarations of truth, directly from God's Word, to think and speak over your life every day of the year. Proverbs 18:21 says, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue." Simply put, ...
40 Days Till 40RTY: Life Lessons from the Ramblings of My UNFILTERED Thoughts
WanHawk Media, 2012
Winner of 3 Beverly HIlls Book Awards, Sherri Shepherd, of "THE VIEW" calls "40 Days Till 40RTY" AWESOME & AMAZING! THE BOOK THAT WASN'T S'POSED TO BE A BOOK! Conceived as 40 Facebook lessons to be posted daily 40 days before her 40th birthday, TeeJ, a bold domestic violence survivor, told all of her deepest secrets and turned her heartbreaks and comedic misadventures into 388 pages of transparent, raw, purging and practical life lessons for ...
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