Happiness and Place: Why Life Is Better Outside of the City

Author: Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137436336

Category: Social Science

Page: 130

View: 9239


This book is about places - cities, suburbs and towns - and happiness of people living there. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Okulicz-Kozaryn examines the relations between human happiness and the infrastructure of the places they live. This thought-provoking book argues for the overlooked idea that we are happiest in smaller areas.

The Natural Moral Law

The Good After Modernity

Author: Owen Anderson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107008425

Category: Law

Page: 305

View: 4886


This book studies beliefs about the good and how it is known, and how such beliefs shape claims about the moral law.

The Grateful Life

The Secret to Happiness, and the Science of Contentment

Author: Nina Lesowitz,Mary Beth Sammons

Publisher: Cleis Press

ISBN: 1936740893

Category: Self-Help

Page: 292

View: 9960


The Grateful Life is a guide to discovering -- and achieving -- one’s dreams by harnessing the power of a positive attitude. In years of research and practice, authors Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons have discovered that grateful living can transform lives. Grateful people are happier people. They are healthier and less stressed. They report much higher levels of satisfaction with their relationships and are less likely to credit luck with the good fortune of others. This book contains inspiring stories about those who exercise gratitude as a spiritual practice to rise out of adversity to new life. It also shows how grateful living is central to the good life and to attracting abundance. Filled with motivational quotes, resources, and exercises, The Grateful Life helps readers on their journey to creating the life they’ve always wanted. Taking the concept of Living Life as a Thank You to the next level, The Grateful Life includes absorbing and transformative stories from real people who unveil the secret to achieving successes both big and small.

Philosophy Classics

Greek and Roman Philosophers (Includes 28 Titles)

Author: ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited,Various

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458795535

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

View: 542


This title contains, On Friendship by Cicero, The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates by Xenophon, The Corpus Hermetica by Hermes Trismestigustus, Against Apion by Flavius Josephus, The Art of Rhetoric by Aristotle, Charmides by Plato, Euthydemus by Plato, Laches by Plato, On Generation and Corruption by Aristotle, On Sense and the Sensible by Aristotle, On Sophistical Refutations by Aristotle, On the Heavens by Aristotle, On the Parts of Animals by Aristotle, On the Soul by Aristotle, Parmenides by Plato, Philebus by Plato, The Discourses by Epictetus, Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, Protagoras by Plato, Anabasis by Xenophon, Anabasis Alexandri by Arrian, Posterior Analytics by Aristotle, Prior Analytics by Aristotle, The Categories by Aristotle, Metaphysics by Aristotle, Consolation of Philosophy by BOETHIUS

The Book of Anne

One Woman Discovers 6,000,000 Parentless Children in the United States of America

Author: H. A. Thurston

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465330011

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 274

View: 5974


Patrick, a young attorney, runs every day and gives up coffee. Mary, a school teacher loves her aerobics and fresh veggies. Yet they die in their thirties. What about their children? With love, faith, an Irish temper and humor, Anne, the grandmother, tells of her traumatic, yet hilarious journey through her daughters funeral, governmental red tape, the demise of the encyclopedia and the advent of the electronic world, a governmental error of $45,000 and its ultimate act of horror, the eighteenand-out Law. In retrospect she researches the abandonment of parentless children by the government to offer a womans commonsense solution.

The Matthew Henry Study Bible

King James Version

Author: A. Kenneth Abraham,Hendrickson Publishers

Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers

ISBN: 1598563408

Category: Bibles

Page: 2322

View: 5543


For 300 years, believers have turned to Matthew Henry's timeless commentary for clear, concise help in understanding the Bible and relating its wisdom to practical Christian living. This edition blends his inspirational notes with a full-featured KJV Bible, to enable readers to benefit from the simple piety and no-nonsense application of the biblical lessons.

City of God

Author: Saint Augustine

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141920629

Category: Religion

Page: 1184

View: 8778


St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, it examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Pointing the way forward to a citizenship that transcends the best political experiences of the world and offers citizenship that will last for eternity, City of God is one of the most influential documents in the development of Christianity.

Macon, Georgia

Author: Jeanne Herring

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738506005

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

View: 9959


In this engaging new visual history showcasing Macon's African Americans, vintage photographs illuminate the contributions and achievements of black citizens who have lived and worked in the heart of Georgia for more than one hundred and fifty years. Local landmarks, such as the Douglass Theater and the Harriet Tubman Museum, and unique African-American communities, such as Summerfield and Pleasant Hill, are testament to the indelible mark left on Macon by its enterprising black residents.

The Next Better Place

Memories of My Misspent Youth

Author: Michael C. Keith

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1565128796

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

View: 1341


In 1959, at the age of eleven, Michael Keith left a relatively stable life with his mother and sisters in Albany, New York, and surreptitiously set off for California with his irresponsible alcoholic father. For the rest of Michael's childhood, the two crisscrossed America, perpetually en route to someplace else. His memoir, told in the fresh, funny, world-wise voice of the young boy he once was, describes their bizarre encounters hitchhiking the nation's highways. In the rundown rooming houses and homeless missions where they hole up as Michael's father works odd jobs to make enough money for them to move on, or in the AA meetings they attend in every city for a decent doughnut, we glimpse a different America. Pushed onward by Michael's unceasing thirst for new adventures and his father's dreams of the next better place, the careworn twosome live far outside convention. But despite their peculiar, often dysfunctional life, there is real love between this father and son, and they share the glorious freedom of the peripatetic life. That such happiness exists in a lonely marginal universe doesn't overshadow the fact that a Greyhound bus is the closest Michael comes to experiencing the idea of home. THE NEXT BETTER PLACE explores the fine line between wanderlust and compulsion, between running away and arriving, and leaves us with the understanding that the journey is often more powerful than the destination.

Das Happiness-Projekt

Oder: Wie ich ein Jahr damit verbrachte, mich um meine Freunde zu kümmern, den Kleiderschrank auszumisten, Philosophen zu lesen und überhaupt mehr Freude am Leben zu haben

Author: Gretchen Craft Rubin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596189601


Page: 377

View: 7436


From Then to Now

The Return of the Real

Author: Duane Lee Heppner,Rebazar Tarzs

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781434374332

Category: Fiction

Page: 396

View: 4475


Repacking Your Bags

Lighten Your Load for the Good Life

Author: Richard J. Leider,David A. Shapiro

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1609945492

Category: Self-Help

Page: 209

View: 9881


Outlines strategies by which readers can envision and take steps toward happier, less stressful, and more meaningful lives, likening human life to a journey and offering suggestions on how to implement simpler and more focused means of achieving positive desires. Original. 35,000 first printing.

The Senior Hood Struggling

To Stay Healthy and Happy

Author: Diana Harvey Darrisaw

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438996411

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 88

View: 516


Hello, seniorhood. A large percentage of us are fighting to stay healthy and happy. In order to truly understand the fight for health, one has to be a part of the fight. Believe me, I am. I have found a way to be healthy and happy without stress. As you fold the pages back in this book, I hope the topics discussed will offer compassion and understanding; a time to look back for some, with a warm smile, motivation, and strength for all. The topics include diabetes, cardiovascular health and other health conditions, how eating correctly is important, and how illnesses do connect with healthy meal planning. Understanding sugars, sodium, fats, and cholesterol is also crucial. Do you understand how to read food labels? Read how a member of the seniorhood tries hard every day to turn the unhappy days around to happier ones in dealing with her illnesses. The majority of our conditions in health we share together. Are there correct and incorrect ways to eat with certain health conditions? The answers are available right inside this book. How extremely important and necessary is your medical staff? Depression in the elderly is very much alive. We as seniors are battle fighters, so let us fight for health. We are strangers to one another, but not in our fight. Take what you read and mold it into a determination not to give up. These are our golden and silver years; they belong to us. No one else can feel what we feel or have the wonderful memories we have locked in our lives.


Author: William T Vollmann

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101105151

Category: History

Page: 1200

View: 3866


From the author of Europe Central, a journalistic tour de force along the Mexican-American border. For generations of migrant workers, Imperial Country has held the promise of paradise and the reality of hell. It sprawls across a stirring accidental sea, across the deserts, date groves and labor camps of Southeastern California, right across the border into Mexico. In this eye-opening book, William T. Vollmann takes us deep into the heart of this haunted region, exploring polluted rivers and guarded factories and talking with everyone from Mexican migrant workers to border patrolmen. Teeming with patterns, facts, stories, people and hope, this is an epic study of an emblematic region.