Dreams Of A Life
Set in 1940s Los Angeles, the compelling final installment in New York Times bestselling author Kate Kerrigan s sweeping immigrant trilogy begun in Ellis Island and City of Hope a story of family, love, danger, and ambition in Hollywood during World War II. Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood.
DREAMS OF A LIFE is an imaginative and multilayered quest to go beyond the newspaper reports and solve the mystery of who thirty-eight year old Joyce Vincent was and why she lay undiscovered for three years after her death in one of the busiest parts of London. Joyce Vincent died in her bedsit above Shopping City in Wood Green. Nobody noticed. Nearly three years later, her flat was forced into by authorities due to lack of rent payment.
In this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and 70s. Tracing the timeline of her remarkable life, Linda Ronstadt, whose forty-five year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and 70s.
When young Jewel begins having bad dreams, she and her mother go to a series of experts for help, but none of them can help her find the meaning of her dreams, until they meet Doctor Dream, who teaches her about dream interpretation.
Could the end of your marriage be the first step toward reclaiming your personal power and joyfully living the life of your dreams? If the answer is yes, this book is for you. Divorce rocks the very foundation of our beings, leaving us feeling lonely, flawed, enraged, undesirable, hopeless, and empty. In Spiritual Divorce, New York Times bestselling author Debbie Ford reveals how this devastation can be transformed into a profoundly enlightening experience.
An invitation. to the life of your dreams is an inspiring and empowering romantic story, opening up new perspectives, cultures and enigmatic teachings to live 'the life of your dreams'. Consumed by a never-ending to-do list, Jessica is stuck feeling unfulfilled, knowing that there's more to life, but not knowing where to start. Work distracts her from herself, but when she loses everything that defines her, she learns life-enhancing techniques to reconnect with what's most important.
No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Ford's The Best Year of Your Life is a call to action to stop pretending that the future will bring you the life of your dreams and to instead start living your dreams in this moment and for the rest of your life. Many of us spend our days thinking, talking and dreaming about what our lives could be like 'if only.
25-year-old beauty, Oma had a sudden recollection of a dark past while sitting in a counselor's office in Mountain View California. Her visit to the counselor was for an unrelated issue, but a question from the counselor to Oma, triggered a series of supp
Did you know that you can tell time in your sleep? That women have more nightmares than men? Or that up to half of the calories you consume can be burned off simply by fidgeting? In Sex, Sleep, Eat, Drink, Dream, acclaimed science writer Jennifer Ackerman takes us on an astonishing and illuminating tour of the human body during a typical day, from waking in the morning to the reverie of sleep and dreams.
Soon to be a major motion picture, "Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story" is the incredible true tale of a beloved blind sportscaster who refused to let his disability prevent him from achieving his dreams. It s an all-American story: a young boy grows up in poverty, dreaming of the big leagues and someday working with his superstar heroes. For Ed Lucas, however, the story had a unique twist.
Warrior of the Light: A Manual is an inspirational companion to The Alchemist, an international bestseller that has beguiled millions of readers around the world. Every short passage invites us to live out our dreams, to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to our own unique destiny. In his inimitable style, Paulo Coelho helps bring out the Warrior of the Light within each of us.
What happened to Jay nearly seven years ago literally left him dead. Through the grace of God and the quick response and knowledge of medical personnel he survived it, but not before having some of the most vivid dreams that would haunt him for many years to come. There have been several stories of late that tell of near death experiences and life after death.
Before settling down to wedded bliss with the woman of his dreams, a groom-to-be faces many challenges. Now two men who survived the rituals have put together this handy and hilarious guide, taking a wry look at planning the wedding, registering for essential gift items, the bachelor party, and wedding day nightmares. Illustrations.
Through her workshops and writings (including her bestseller The Artist's Way), Julia Cameron has inspired millions to pursue their dreams. In the tradition of "Heart Steps," Blessings reveals the keys she uses to reconnect herself with the source of her
"With a combination of heartfelt stories, psychological savvy, and passionate metaphysics," says Jean Houston, Ph.D, Joan Gattuso offers lessons and exercises on the twelve universal laws of being: Faith, Divine Purpose, Consciousness, Vision, Joy, Power, Love, Wisdom, Non-attachment, Abundance, Forgiveness, and Life.A Course in Life teaches readers to live out of love and joy, accept that they can demystify the mystical, and begin to live here and now the kind of glorious, fully alive, engaged life everyone was created to live.
"Compelling."American Victory" represents the triumph of the human spirit." -"Los Angeles Times" Henry Cejudo's remarkable journey follows an unlikely hero, the son of illegal immigrants, from the mean streets of South Central LA to the glory of the Beijing Olympics. The first American in sixteen years to win the gold medal in freestyle wrestling and the youngest American gold medalist ever in this event, Henry's grit, passion, and resolve on display in China was a culmination of a life spent fighting-both on and off the mat.
Imagine. Believe. Achieve. Many self-help books offer a lot of new age platitudes and sappy mantras: "Just love yourself."See the glass as half full."Believe it and it will come." Really? That's not how it works, and you know it. A lifetime's worth of struggle is not overturned in a small moment of positive thinking. But if you have the right attitude-attitude" and "skills-you can and will accomplish anything and everything you want.
"Falling. Being chased. Showing up to an important event late-and naked." Chances are you've had these dreams, but what are they trying to tell you?In this one-of-a-kind dream guide, certified hypnotherapist and former psychology professor Dr. Janece O. Hudson helps you figure out what "your" unique dreams really mean for "you." (Unlike typical dream dictionaries where one size fits all )Part comprehensive guide and part interactive workbook, this book helps you decode the secrets of your subconscious-and teaches you how to use these secrets to improve your life.
Natalie Ledwell takes you on the journey of Katherine Murray, who moves from extreme debt, depression, and despair to superstar award-winning screenwriter status in record time. Ledwell's book reveals the exact steps, inspired by her own quest for success
The esteemed Jungian psychologist counsels on how to cope with feelings of failure or regret in the latter half of life and how to open to a more meaningful existence, even if outer circumstances cannot be changed. In "Living Your Unlived Life," the renowned therapist Robert A. Johnson, writing with longtime collaborator and fellow Jungian psychologist Jerry M.
In celebration of an enduring American craft icon, "Sock Monkey Dreams" dares to ask the question "What are sock monkeys up to when humans aren't looking?" With voices alternately funny, sweet, clever, crabby, and more than a little tongue in cheek, the residents of the Red Heel Monkey Shelter, a refuge for abandoned sock monkeys, reveal a world that looks surprisingly like our own.
" Sometimes life is like reading a book. Days, weeks, even years just repeat themselves. until you turn the page. " The Universe returns in this second volume of "Notes from the Universe," overflowing with even more valuable reminders of the absolute power you have over your life. Whether opened at random or read from front to back, the powerful affirmations penned by author Mike Dooley will have you once again thinking positively, feeling confident, and walking the path to personal fulfillment.
The biennial Around Alone yacht race (now known as the 5-Oceans Challenge) is the most thrilling adventure in the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Among the competitors in 2002 was Derek Hatfield, a former fraud-squad Mountie, whose forty-foot Spirit of Canada had cost him almost everything he had. In this nail-biting account of the race, Adam Mayers brings to life the joys and the agonies of racing alone â and the dreams that drive these men and women to sail around the world solo.
The voice of a generation, speaking on issues of mortality, body image, health and dreams deferred, Magnificent Obesity recounts one womanâ s effort to look honestly and compassionately at her obesity through the lenses of anxiety, addiction, aging and agnosticism. Although things donâ t always turn out the way sheâ d hoped or planned, Marthaâ s indomitable spirit and her conviction that itâ s never too late to grow up, that it is possible to feel born again at any age, and that there is no sell-by date on dreams will inspire anyone who yearns to rewrite their story and take their own magnificent leap into a life lived with passion, purpose, and authentic power.
Acclaimed independent filmmaker Ed Burns shares the story of his remarkable career and offers a candid, instructive account of the ins-and-outs of making great movies without the backing of Hollywood
In Visioning, acclaimed art therapist, designer, and pioneer in personal growth through creativity Lucia Capacchione reveals a road map to the creative process that can be applied to health, relationships, career, home, and other areas of life. And all you'll need to accomplish your goals are a pair of scissors and some glue Using the same principles and steps designers use to bring their dreams into physical reality, Capacchione shows how you can design your very own dream life, home, work, and marriage.
Alguna vez has deseado cambiar tu vida por completo? Emprender un nuevo rumbo? Vivir la vida con la que siempre has sonado? No busques mas. En "Vive la vida de tus suenos" el carismatico e inspirador experto Martin Llorens te ayudara a encontrar el equilibrio que siempre has anorado. La gran mayoria de las personas persiguen el exito, el dinero y la belleza externa, sin ocuparse de su salud fisica, mental y espiritual al mismo tiempo.
Jessie has always led a quiet protected life because she has asthma. Join her on an adventure to Tealan. Meet strange creatures and go on a journey that will amaze, and may scare you. You get to decide if this is really a dream or not.
Fraught with physical, relational, professional, and psychological changes, midlife can be a challenging time. But according to Jungian-oriented psychotherapist Kathleen Brehony, "tranformation at midlife offers unparalleled opportunities for a rich, meaningful second half of life." With special sections on recovering childhood dreams, enriching creative expression, learning to appreciate our physical selves, heightening consciousness, and more, this guide is a wake-up call for anyone who wants to reassess one's beliefs and find a path that leads to greater fulfillment, happiness, and passion for life's journey.
Meaningful coincidences and surprising connections occur all the time in our daily lives, yet we often fail to appreciate how they can guide us, warn us, and confirm us on our life's path. This book explores how meaningful coincidence operates in our daily lives, in our intimate relationships, and in our creative endeavors. "The Power of Coincidence" will help you to: interpret a series of similar happenings, open yourself to assisting forces around you, understand how your dreams can guide you through life events, use your creative imagination in life choices-and live in accord with your deepest needs and wishes, as revealed to you by meaningful coincidences.
What do we dream of doing in our lives, and how to we accomplish those dreams? The Millionaire Course gives us the tools we need. The book is an entire course, an in-depth guide consisting of 12 major steps or lessons of the Course with 160 keys to success woven throughout, which are numbered and set in bold type. It is not necessary to master all these keys; all you need to do is find the ones that work for you.
You have burning, intense passions and big dreams inside of you. They were put there by God, specialized for you to fulfill your purpose. More than anything, Jesus longs for a relationship with you. Jesus died the most humble of deaths so that you coul
In Making Your Dreams Come True, transformative coach Dottie Hager shares twenty-one days of breakthrough ideas for creating the life of your dreams. This book has the potential to transform your life and empower you to make life choices that align wit
This is a memoir and self-help book. The author shares her experiences and exposes her personal life just to help those who are going through something in their personal life. The book discusses how the author spent most of her days fighting for a better life. It explains how to deal with fear in pursuit of accomplishing your goals. The author shares her experience and touches on marriage, when to hold on and when to let go, building yourself back up after a breakup, and building solid relationships.
Details the life of Anne, a girl who grows up on Canada's Prince Edward Island, recounting her childhood as an orphan, career as a teacher, college life in Nova Scotia, and marriage to a local doctor.
Marc Allen has discovered, through trial and error, a definite, specific, proven set of principles that, if followed, can help us live the life of our dreams, doing what we love to do, while adhering to compassionate, conscious values. That is exactly what this Course shows us how to do. It works for anyone who is willing to commit to the program - to study it, to plan, and to act on that plan.
Chronicles of a Boss: Your blueprint to creating a life of independence, freedom, and wealth provides you with several winning ways to transform your dreams of becoming a business owner into a reality. It also doubles as a personal journal, and the defini
The independent filmmaker and Hollywood actor traces his two decades in the movie industry and his professional collaborations with such fellow celebrities as Robert Redford, Angelina Jolie, and Cameron Diaz.
The authoritative biography of the legendary director Cecil B. DeMille: "if this were a movie, it would get four stars, two thumbs up, and an A" ( "The Dallas Morning News" ). - Hollywood history: Cecil B. DeMille was among the earliest filmmakers who discovered some of the biggest stars in film, including Gloria Swanson, Claudette Colbert, and later, Charlton Heston.
Piero Fornasetti used illusions, architectural perspectives and a host of personal leitmotifs, such as the sun, playing cards, fish and flowers to create a style that was his own. This book documents Fornasetti;s life and art, and Ettore Sottsass provides a personal tribute.
Baseball is the only game where the defense has the ball. So begins an inside look at baseball's most scrutinized group of players-relief pitchers-and life in the most intriguing bullpen of all, that of the New York Yankees. Second-guessed and overstressed, the manager finds his use of the bullpen the most debated topic after any game, but the reliever is the guy in the spotlight, game on the line, alone on a raised mound of clay.
In May, 1941, Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, living in Leningrad, worrying about her homework and whether Vova, the boy she liked, liked her. Like a good Soviet schoolgirl she was also diligently learning German, the language of Russia's Nazi ally. And she was keeping a diary, in which she recorded her hopes and dreams. Then, on June 22, 1941, Hitler broke his pact with Stalin and declared war on the Soviet Union.
This beautiful, hand made 120 leaf (240 page) `Dream Book` notebook features a brown leather binding, with embossed designs on both front and back containing Celtic knot patterns and the Celtic Tree Of Life. It has antiqued brass swing clasp to keep your secrets from prying eyes. This book is great for keeping by the bedside to jot down dreams, or for use as as a diary or journal.
The revolutionary ideals of equality, communal living, proletarian morality, and technology worship, rooted in Russian utopianism, generated a range of social experiments which found expression, in the first decade of the Russian revolution, in festival, symbol, science fiction, city planning, and the arts. In this study, historian Richard Stites offers a vivid portrayal of revolutionary life and the cultural factors-myth, ritual, cult, and symbol-that sustained it, and describes the principal forms of utopian thinking and experimental impulse.
The purpose of all architecture, writes Christopher Alexander, is to encourage and support life-giving activity, dreams, and playfulness. But in recent decades, while our buildings are technically better-more sturdy, more waterproof, more energy efficient- they have also became progressively more sterile, rarely providing the kind of environment in which people are emotionally nourished, genuinely happy, and deeply contented.