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Procrastination: How to Get Things Done: The Procrastination Cure & Habits to Change Your Life

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Procrastination. Everybody does it – it’s a universal temptation that it practised every single day. Even those who spend their days lecturing about productivity and getting things done procrastinate. But why? Why are we all tempted to avoid critical tasks in our lives to the point where our motivation crumbles in to nothing and we crawl up hoping that they will go away. We know that these things eventually need to get done, right? It doesn’t make sense.In this book you will learn:- What procrastination is- The 5 Costs of procrastination- 8 Reasons why you procrastinate- The Fear of Failure- The Fear of Success- What Habits actually are- How to Create new habits- How to get rid of bad habits- 10 Destructive Habits that are holding you back and how to solve them- 10 Habits to BEAT procrastination - You will also get BONUS free quotes upon reaching the end of the book to keep you motivated and to help you fight off procrastination!“The Procrastination Cure” will guide you to a better understanding of procrastination – what procrastination actually is, why we do it and how to beat it. By reading this book you will be fully equipped to tackle the demands of your life and beat procrastination.
Publication date: 06/14/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 43 pages

Life: Keith Richards

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Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend - the No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done.Now, at last, the man himself tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurricane. And what a life. Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records as a child in post-war Kent. Learning guitar and forming a band with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones. The Rolling Stones' first fame and success as a bad-boy band. The notorious Redlands drug bust and subsequent series of confrontations with a nervous establishment that led to his enduring image as outlaw and folk hero. Creating immortal riffs such as the ones in 'Jumping Jack Flash' and 'Street Fighting Man' and 'Honky Tonk Women'. Falling in love with Anita Pallenberg and the death of Brian Jones. Tax exile in France, wildfire tours of the US, 'Exile on Main Street' and 'Some Girls'. Ever increasing fame, isolation and addiction. Falling in love with Patti Hansen. Estrangement from Mick Jagger and subsequent reconciliation. Solo albums and performances with his band the Xpensive Winos. Marriage, family and the road that goes on for ever. In a voice that is uniquely and intimately his own, with the disarming honesty that has always been his trademark, Keith Richards brings us the essential life story of our times.
Published by: Weidenfeld & Nicolson | Publication date: 10/26/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 558 pages

A Little Life

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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015Shortlisted for the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction 2016Finalist for the National Book Awards 2015The million copy bestseller, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, is an immensely powerful and heartbreaking novel of brotherly love and the limits of human endurance.When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their centre of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he'll not only be unable to overcome - but that will define his life forever.
Published by: Picador | Publication date: 05/21/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 737 pages

True-Life Adventure (Paul Mcdonald Mystery #1) (The Paul Mcdonald Series)

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“A Prize Plot.” -San Francisco Examiner“A bright, light, cleverly written tale.” -Cincinnati PostHE KNOWS TOO MUCH—BUT HE DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE KNOWS…Things were going lousy for ex-reporter Paul Mcdonald: No money, no girl friend, no bright new career as a mystery novelist … and then along came private investigator Jack Birnbaum with an offer: he’d detect, and Paul would write the client reports. It wasn’t much, but it would keep Spot the cat in Kitty Queen tidbits. But then somebody poisoned Jack in Paul’s own living room. A day that begins with a body in your house really ought to get better, but next comes burglary and after that, assault-by-cop. And Paul’s got a feeling that’s just the beginning. There must have been something someone didn't want him to know in one of those client reports. But what?The wise-cracking, funny, but slightly depressed ex-journalist better become an ace private investigator in about two seconds—or end up like his detective mentor. Birnbaum's last report concerned a kidnapped child, so Paul begins there. The trail leads him to the laboratory of a Nobel laureate geneticist, and then to San Francisco City Hall, where an extremely nasty surprise awaits. But there’s an upside—lovely witness Sardis Kincannon. Nothing like falling in love while you’re running for your life! The FIRST Paul Mcdonald P.I. mystery by the Edgar-winning author of the Skip Langdon series“One more blithe San Fran outing with a likeable journalist-sleuth by the name of Paul Mcdonald … Smith improves with each story and this is her best to date.” -Kirkus ReviewsThe San Francisco Bay Area shines here, as does the author's wit and humor. Fans of CASTLE, MURDER SHE WROTE, even ELLERY QUEEN will enjoy this fast-paced and funny take on the mystery-writer-as-detective. As will people who like their male sleuths wry, witty, and a little on the soft-boiled side—fans of Parnell Hall’s Stanley Hastings, say, Tony Dunbar’s Tubby Dubonnet, Gregory Mcdonald’s Fletch (this Mcdonald, it's worth noting, is Paul’s personal hero), Lawrence Block’s Bernie Rhodenbarr, and especially Rex Stout’s Archie Goodwin. Female sleuths with a sense of humor remind us of him too—for instance, Criminal Minds’ Penelope Garcia and the immortal Amelia Peabody (of whom he’d be terrified if they ever met).Want to sample the goods? “That stuff’ll kill you.”“What? Your coffee?” Jack was just doctoring his second cup.“No. All that sweetener. You’re poisoning yourself.”“We’ve all gotta go sometime.”Jack went right about then. His eyes rolled back and he let go of the cup. Coffee sloshed all over my rug. His big body fell forward in the chair.***These were the facts: I was thirty-eight. I’d spent fifteen years on one major metropolitan daily or another. I’d written six unpublished detective novels. Unpublished in spite of my name.John D. MacDonald did it daily. Ross Macdonald did it deeper. Gregory Mcdonald did it with dash.Wrote thrillers and got them published.But not Paul Mcdonald.I just wrote them, supporting my habit with clients like Jack.I had about two hundred bucks to last me the rest of my life. My only client was dead.The market for mysteries was terrible.I didn’t get out enough.The only thing I’d ever done successfully was write newspaper stories.And I was sitting on a great story.A story he can sell, if he can catch the murderer before the murderer catches him.
Author: J. Paul Drew
Published by: booksBnimble Mysteries Thrillers and Suspense | Publication date: 11/16/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 249 pages

A Life for a Life: (Parish & Richards #1)

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What starts as a routine stabbing for Detective Inspector Jed Parish and new recruit Police Constable Mary Richards turns into the hunt for a serial killer who uses an unusual weapon to kill, and leaves numbered tokens in his victim’s mouths. As well as getting to know each other and dealing with the fallout from the Chief’s prostate cancer, the two new partners must discover the dark history behind the tokens and the connection between the victims. To do that, they need to gain access to the abandoned Beech Tree Orphanage where a terrible truth awaits.
Author: Tim Ellis
Published by: Koko Publishing Ltd | Publication date: 11/29/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 372 pages

The Spark of Life

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The Spark of life is a pamphlet of prose and poetry related to film. Iy includes a long unpublished poem and a published essay on the making of La Chispa de la Vida by Alex de la Iglesia in Cartagena. These are followed by an old essay on the relation between writing and film extra work and several preciously published poems with themes related to films I worked on
Publication date: 09/05/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 35 pages

Mid-Life Career Rescue (The Call For Change): How to change careers, confidently leave a job you hate, and start living a life you love, before it’s too late

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Practical, inspiring and empowering tips and strategies every job hunter and career changer needs to know Are you showing signs of job dissatisfaction? Did you wake up this morning excited to face the day ahead? Or did the thought of getting up and going to work make you wish you could stay in bed? If Monday mornings are a low point in your week, it may be a sign that it’s time for a new career.Often you know what you want subconsciously before you know it consciously. While you may still be debating whether or not to stay in your job, your subconscious mind may have already decided it’s time for you to move on. The trouble is, you may not know what to do. You may be like so many career changers who say, “I could do anything if only I knew what it was.” Perhaps your job is making you sick. Common signs of neglecting your happiness and feeling trapped in a job that you don’t enjoy can include:• Headaches• Insomnia• Tiredness• Depression• Low self-esteem• Lack of confidence• Irritability and other warning signs.It’s not surprising you may be struggling to get the energy or confidence needed to successfully find a new job or make a career change. Mid-Life Career Rescue will help take the stress out of making a change, confirm your best-fit career and give you the confidence to move toward your preferred future.Whether you’re wanting to make a mid-life career change, proactively looking for new and more fulfilling ways of working and earning a living, job-hunting after job loss, or hoping to fall back in love with a job that you’ve come to hate, this book comes to the rescue. Career expert Cassandra Gaisford shares inspiring and practical career-change and job-hunting tips and strategies, she's used successfully herself and with clients. Mid-Life Career Rescue will help you:* Discover a job you love* Boost confidence, courage and self-esteem* Flame the embers of inspiration and passion* Identify areas of strength* Overcome stress and doubt* Break free of a job you hate* Work with your passionWhether you love the idea of the 4-hour workweek, want to find a job that reflects who you are and what's important to you, or thinking about starting a business, changing careers and finding a new job can be yours. As Richard N Bolles, author of 'What Colour Is Your Parachute', once said to the author, “sometimes all it takes is one book, one sentence to transform your life.”Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want. Scroll up and click "Buy Now” before it’s too late.The strategies in this book will also help job-hunters in their 20s, 30s or 40s successfully change careers.
Published by: Blue Giraffe Publishing | Publication date: 11/04/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 143 pages

Trading Places: A True Story How One Woman Took Control of Her Life by Starting Her Own Business

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Natalie turned reversals of fortune into fortune as she is a role model for all sorts of people. "I work with lots of homeless people and long term unemployed and Natalie is the kind of champion that we need because it is actually a changing your life upwards. She was part of the problem and she became part of the solution and I think it is absolutely magnificent. I think Natalie is somebody who has managed to overcome all odds and all difficulties and it is a heroic struggle and it is happening all over the place and we need to encourage people that are doing it." --John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue"Natalie is an inspiration to anyone who has ever struggled with life. She has the positive nature of an angel, the courage of a lion and a business sense to be envied by all. As a single mum she stood up after she lost everything and successfully started all over again. You cannot fail to be inspired and motivated by her story!" --Mary Turner Thomson - author
Published by: WhiteWater Publishing Ltd | Publication date: 03/01/2009
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 179 pages

The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty

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'Borman approaches her topic with huge enthusiasm and a keen eye for entertaining...this is a very human story of a remarkable family, full of vignettes that sit long in the mind.' Dan Jones, The Sunday Times'Tracy Borman's eye for detail is impressive; the book is packed with fascinating courtly minutiae... this is a wonderful book.' The Times'Borman is an authoritative and engaging writer, good at prising out those humanising details that make the past alive to us.' The Observer'Fascinating, detailed account of the everyday reality of the royals... This is a book of rich scholarship.' Daily Mail'Tracy Borman's passion for the Tudor period shines forth from the pages of this fascinatingly detailed book, which vividly illuminates what went on behind the scenes at the Tudor court.' Alison Weir'I do not live in a corner. A thousand eyes see all I do.' Elizabeth IThe Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed. These attendants knew the truth behind the glamorous exterior. They saw the tears shed by Henry VII upon the death of his son Arthur. They knew the tragic secret behind 'Bloody' Mary's phantom pregnancies. And they saw the 'crooked carcass' beneath Elizabeth I's carefully applied makeup, gowns and accessories. It is the accounts of these eyewitnesses, as well as a rich array of other contemporary sources that historian Tracy Borman has examined more closely than ever before. With new insights and discoveries, and in the same way that she brilliantly illuminated the real Thomas Cromwell - The Private Life of the Tudors will reveal previously unexamined details about the characters we think we know so well.
Author: Tracy Borman
Published by: Hodder & Stoughton | Publication date: 05/19/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 464 pages

5:2 Diet: 5:2 Diet for Beginners - A 5:2 Diet QUICK START GUIDE to Intermittent Fasting, Rapid Weight Loss & a Long Healthy Life, with 5:2 Diet Recipes ... Fasting, Fast Diet (5:2 Fast Diet Book 1)

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5:2 Diet - Blast fat and live longer with the power of intermittent fasting! A 5:2 diet guide that will revolutionize the way you think about dieting and weight loss! The 5:2 diet or fast diet is a unique approach to dieting that allows you to eat the foods you love for 5 days and do a modified fast on 2 non-consecutive days of the week. This book not only teaches you how to drop unwanted pounds while enjoying your favorite foods, it also teaches you how to live longer and stay healthy by applying the power of intermittent fasting to your life today!Stop making weight loss so painful with grueling diets that restrict you from eating your favorite foods. Choose the 5:2 diet that makes losing weight easier and tastier than ever!Though the 5:2 diet itself is fairly new, the concept of fasting and the study of the benefits of intermittent fasting on human health are not. Leading scientists have been studying the amazing health benefits of fasting for over 20 years. Dr. Michael Mosley, founder of the 5:2 fast diet, popularized the fast diet months after he had gone to see his doctor for a routine checkup and was unexpectedly diagnosed with diabetes, high cholesterol and metabolic syndrome. Refusing to be treated with drugs, Dr. Michael Mosley set out to find a way to heal himself naturally. After not seeing any success with traditional dieting he decided to explore intermittent fasting. The 5:2 diet and intermittent fasting work! After only 3 months on the 5:2 diet he lost 20 pounds of fat, normalized his blood glucose and lowered his cholesterol and blood pressure. The fast diet also allowed him to maintain his ideal weight. Research professor of medicine at Washington University, Dr. Luigi Fontana proved through his studies on various organisms that a 25-30% reduction in calories could increase lifespan by 50% and prevent disease.With the 5:2 diet you can expect to lose 1 to 2 pounds of fat every week. On fast days, both women and men are encouraged to cut their calorie intake to about one quarter of what it normally is. Women should eat 500 calories on fast days and men should eat 600 calories. In a step by step way The 5:2 Diet for Beginners - A Quick Start Guide to Intermittent Fasting, Rapid Weight Loss and a Long Healthy Life will teach you everything you need to know about how to successfully apply the 5:2 diet to your life today for fast weight loss and better health. The 5:2 Diet for Beginners teaches you:
  • What is the 5:2 diet?
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  • Why fasting is so effective for weight loss and longevity
  • How the 5:2 diet works
  • What to eat on fast days
  • 11 Quick tips to help you succeed on the 5:2 diet
  • What to expect on the 5:2 diet
  • Fast day 30 MINUTE recipes under 500 calories
  • .....and moreHere's a preview of what you'll learn:
  • Why the 5:2 diet works
  • The benefits of intermittent fasting
  • How to make your fast days easy
  • The 5:2 diet and high intensity training
  • Exactly how your fast days and feed days will work
  • How to maintain your ideal weight
  • .....and much more! Dieting shouldn't be drudgery! You were meant to enjoy your life at your ideal wight with fabulous health! The 5:2 fast diet will keep you living happy and healthy for a really long time!DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY TODAY!5:2 diet, fast diet, fast diet recipes, fast diet cookbook, fast diet book, the 5:2 diet, 5:2 diet, 5:2 diet for beginners, intermittent fasting, 5:2 diet recipes, 5:2 diet cookbook, low carb, weight loss
  • Publication date: 02/14/2015
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 90 pages
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