The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

By Marilyn Tam

Discover the trail to a contented lifestyles, from a lady who overcame the chances and completed a pleased life

Author Marilyn Tam takes what she discovered from being an undesirable, missed, and abused baby in Hong Kong to turn into a global enterprise good fortune and humanitarian who's satisfied, fit, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches readers find out how to dwell the lifetime of their goals. This e-book finds the foundations, instruments, and philosophies she has used to accomplish a balanced, fit, and cheerful lifestyles. humans wish contentment, love, and happiness from significant paintings, own relationships, fit brain and physique, a religious center, and a explanation for residing. Tam info a route to get you there.

  • Offers total point of view, suggestion, and help to assist humans in achieving their dreams
  • Packed with own tales and recommendation from Tam, celebrated entrepreneur and sought-after speaker and advisor, operating globally with Fortune 500 businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations

The Happiness Choice, is full of tales, information, and insights on how an individual can reside the existence they have dreamed of living—a chuffed, fit, winning, and dynamically balanced life.

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Wishful Drinking

By Carrie Fisher

Ultimately, after 4 hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes fresh (well, kind of ) with the loopy fact that's her lifestyles in her first-ever memoir.

In Wishful Drinking, tailored from her one-woman level express, Fisher unearths what it used to be relatively wish to develop up a made from "Hollywood in-breeding," come of age at the set of a bit motion picture known as celebrity Wars, and turn into a cultural icon and bestselling motion determine on the age of nineteen.

Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, Wishful Drinking is Fisher, her existence as she top recollects it (what do you predict after electroshock therapy?). it is a big story: the kid of Hollywood royalty -- Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher -- homewrecked by way of Elizabeth Taylor, marrying (then divorcing, then relationship) Paul Simon, having her likeness merchandized on every little thing from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, studying the daddy of her daughter forgot to inform her he used to be homosexual, and eventually waking up one morning and discovering a chum lifeless beside her in bed.

Wishful Drinking, the exhibit, has been a runaway luck. Entertainment Weekly declared it "drolly hysterical" and the Los Angeles Times known as it a "Beverly Hills backyard sale of juicy anecdotes." this is often Carrie Fisher at her top -- revealing her worst. She tells her actual and outrageous tale of her weird and wonderful fact along with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor.

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Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood

By Douglas Century

He’s a hip-hop icon credited with single-handedly developing gangsta rap. tv audience recognize him as Detective Odafin “Fin” Tutuola at the ideal drama Law & Order: SVU. yet the place the hype and the headlines finish, the genuine tale of Ice-T—the one few of his hundreds of thousands of fanatics have ever heard—truly starts off. Ice is Ice-T in his personal words—raw, uncensored, and unafraid to talk his brain. approximately his orphan upbringing at the gang-infested streets of South critical, his four-year stint within the U.S. military, his winning occupation as a hustler and thief, and his fateful determination to show clear of a lifetime of crime and forge his personal route to foreign stardom. alongside the way in which, Ice stocks never-before-told tales approximately acquaintances similar to Tupac, Dick Wolf, Chris Rock, and style Flav, between others. And he bargains up candid observations on marriage and monogamy, the present country of hip-hop, and his most up-to-date ardour: mentoring at-risk youths round the nation. With insights into the cutthroat global of the street—and the cutthroat global of Hollywood—Ice is the unforgettable tale of a real American original.

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
1706-1757

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, which Franklin himself known as his Memoirs, is the incomplete list of his lifestyles written among 1771 and 1790. It has turn into essentially the most famous and influential autobiographies in heritage, and has been praised either as a historic record and a section of literature in its personal correct. William Dean Howells declared that "Franklin's is likely one of the maximum autobiographies in literature, and towers over different autobiographies as Franklin towered over different men."

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Further Adventures of a Grumpy Old Rock Star

What do Postman Pat, Tommy Cooper, Norman knowledge, and George most sensible have in universal with being deserted in a Costa Rican jungle after a serious bout of flatulence? certainly how are they hooked up to attempting to purchase an Australian brewery simply to get a lager, possessing twenty-two vehicles, an American football staff, and Swiss mail-order pornography? i guess we need to come fresh and volunteer the identify of a undeniable keyboard genius known as Mr. Richard Wakeman. That stated, you will then now not be stunned that this moment quantity of wondrous tales elaborates on violinists falling out of timber, being mauled on reside television via a German shepherd, taking part in golfing with kangaroos, amputations sound-tracked through prog rock classics, a live performance performed to a solitary dogs, and signing autographs at the bathroom. The additional Adventures of a Grumpy previous Rock Star takes you, oh privileged reader, on a visit of absurd extra, a cultural vehicle crash of side-splitting hilarity, and an unforgettable glimpse into the lifetime of one in all Britain's such a lot mythical showmen, rock stars, and all-time nice raconteurs.

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Tough Choices: A Memoir

By Carly Fiorina

The New York Times bestseller via the main said girl in American business.

for 5 and a part years, Carly Fiorina led Hewlett-Packard via significant inner adjustments, the worst expertise hunch in many years, and the main arguable merger in high-tech background. but simply as issues have been approximately to show round, she used to be without warning fired, making front-page information all over the world.

Fiorina has been the topic of never-ending debate and hypothesis. yet she hasn't ever spoken publicly approximately an important information of her time at HP, in regards to the mysterious situations of her firing, or approximately many different points of her landmark profession. previously.

during this terribly candid memoir, she unearths the non-public individual at the back of the general public personality. She stocks her triumphs and screw ups, her inner most fears and such a lot painful confrontations. She indicates us what it used to be wish to be an bold younger lady at stodgy previous AT&T after which a quick- song government through the spin-off of Lucent applied sciences. chiefly, she describes how she drove the transformation of mythical yet deeply bothered HP, within the face of fierce competition.

one among Fiorina's titanic topics is that during the top company is not just approximately numbers; it really is approximately people.This publication is going past the sketch of the robust lady government to teach who she quite is and what the remainder of us male or woman, in enterprise or no longer can examine from the cruel offerings she made alongside the way in which.

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Yes: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania

By Daniel Bryan, Craig Tello

One of WWE's impossible champions of all time and in addition one among its hottest, Bryan has proved to the realm and to all of WWE that appears could be deceiving. simply ask anyyone who is ever underestimated him . . . correct earlier than he went out and whipped the WWE universe right into a frenzy.

This is Bryan's behind-the-scenes tale instructed for the 1st time ever through the "YES!" guy himself---from his beginnings as a toddler desirous to combat to his ten years circling the globe at the self sustaining circuit and his striking climb to the higher ranks of WWE.

As the largest week of his existence unfolds, Aberdeen, Washington's bearded son displays in complete element on his wonderful route to the pinnacle and offers his tackle the occasions that experience formed him. together with his Bryan-ized mixture of modesty and astounding candor, Daniel pulls no punches (or martial arts kicks) as he finds his precise techniques on his evolution as a performer, his numerous roles in WWE as opposed to the self sustaining years, existence at the street, at domestic, and lots more and plenty more.

And in fact, get the untold tale surrounding the "YES!" chant that developed to full-fledged circulation, skyrocketing his profession. This e-book chronicles all of the exertions, values, impacts, special existence offerings, and extra, resulting in his watershed week at WrestleMania 30. you will not are looking to omit it. certain! we are certain approximately this.

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Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski

By Catherine S. Neal

As the widely-admired CEO of Tyco overseas, Dennis Kozlowski grew a little-known New Hampshire conglomerate right into a international tremendous. In a gorgeous sequence of occasions, Kozlowski all at once misplaced his activity together with his favourite public prestige while he used to be indicted by means of mythical long island DA Robert Morgenthau―it was once an inglorious finish to an another way great occupation. Kozlowski used to be the face of company extra within the turbulent post-Enron setting; he used to be pictured below headlines that learn "Oink Oink," and publicly castigated for his extravagant way of life. "Deal-a-Day Dennis" used to be remodeled into the "poster baby for company greed." Kozlowski was once eventually convicted of grand larceny and different crimes that, in sum, discovered the previous CEO accountable of wrongfully taking $100 million from Tyco.

Taking Down the Lion shines a vibrant gentle on former CEO Dennis Kozlowski and the Tyco company scandal―it is the definitive telling of a mostly misunderstood episode in U.S. enterprise background. In an unfiltered view of company the US, Catherine Neal pulls again the curtain to bare a global of massive enterprise, ambition, cash, and an endemic of questionable ethics that contaminated not just enterprise dealings yet prolonged to legal professionals, reporters, politicians, and the legal justice procedure.

When the gruesome fact is instructed, it is transparent the "good men" weren't all stable and the "bad men" now not all undesirable. And there have been totally no heroes.

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo

By Oscar Zeta Acosta

Ahead of his mysterious disappearance and possible demise in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was once well-known as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and infamous because the real-life version for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fats, pugnacious legal professional with a gargantuan urge for food for meals, medicines, and lifestyles at the edge.

Written with uninhibited candor and manic strength, this booklet is Acosta's personal account of coming of age as a Chicano within the psychedelic sixties, of taking up very unlikely situations whereas breaking all tile principles of court behavior, and of scrambling headlong looking for a private and cultural id. it's a landmark of up to date Hispanic-American literature, instantaneously ribald, surreal, and unmistakably real.

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