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Get Your Thoughts Working for You and Not Against You Caspar McCloud, Linda Lange. INTRODUCTION. As a young child, you may have heard these words from an angry parent: “What were you thinking?” (Perhaps with some colorful metaphors ...

Author: Caspar McCloud

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 9780768491029

Category: Religion

Page: 333

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Think it through! Your thoughts mold your lifestyle and shape your mental, physical, relational, and emotional health. What shape are you in? What Was I Thinking? reveals marvelous links between the functions of the human brain, the Commandments of God, and your physical and emotional health. Presented in a reader-friendly discussion style, a strong case is made that people must choose whether to follow the path of stress (fear) or the path of faith. Understanding these links brings new insight to help you achieve healthier lifestyle results, including emotional and physical healing, freedom, and greater effectiveness for Christ. Filled with relevant Scripture passages, exciting personal testimonies, well-defined anatomical terms, and Points to Ponder, this book provides much spiritually enriched food for thought for all believers. Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established. (Proverbs 16:3 KJV) Major themes that will intrigue and entice you include: the direct link between thoughts and physical and spiritual health; brain functions; the importance of forgiveness; exhortations to obey the Word; and a variety of wrong concepts that keep many Christians from choosing health and joy over bondage. We believe this teaching with practical application is the key to winning back what the enemy has stolen your mind so that you can be restored to health and go and do all that God has called you to do! Caspar McCloud and Linda Lange
2011-07-28 By Caspar McCloud

This produces a calming effect so that we can be at ease and think more clearly. good stories entertain us, and that entertainment value is measured as a degree of ce (cognitive ease). ce, for its part, is that state of mind that is ...

Author: Chris Gates

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781499004113

Category: Psychology

Page: 264

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Description The 1990s were presidentially proclaimed the decade of the brain. Owing in large part to the work on the neuroscience and clinical applications from that initiative, we are now on the verge of breakthroughs in learning how the subconscious mind affects the decisions we’re continually making. For instance, your unconscious mind has already made the decision whether to buy this book, but you probably don’t know that yet. First you got a feeling, an intuitive nudge supplied from the unconscious mind. Next, the conscious mind defends or disagrees with that emotion. Your final decision may not be as completely straightforward as you would like to believe. I’m sure this introduction to the world of your mind, as a product of, yet distinct from, your brain, has a few surprises in store for you. Whether you think of yourself as more of a rational person or someone who tends to go more with your feelings and intuition, you’ll find these two ways of thinking intertwined in a rich fabric made for your enjoyment. Blue Ink Review Gates divides our decision-making processes into two systems: System 1 is intuitive, unconscious, fast acting and effortless. System 2 is rational, conscious, deliberate, slower than System 1, and susceptible to fatigue. While many people think that their decisions are based on the discursive, rational System 2, in fact the intuitive System 1 is often in control – and in ways that are elusive. Gates explores not only the particular heuristics that tend to fool us but also why it is so hard to change them. Full of anecdotes and snippets from revealing psychological experiments, Gates’s work is no dry philosophical tome. It is written in a popular style and will be accessible to a wide audience. Readers of Malcolm Gladwell’s work, especially his popular book Blink, are likely to find Gates’s work a breezy, thought-provoking read. Foreword Review This accessible book is for those who are intrigued by the human mind and want to know why they, and others, do what they do. What Was I Thinking? The Subconscious in Decision-Making by Chris Gates brings the insight and mystery of brain science and psychology to the masses. While decision making is a skill that people can develop and articulate over time, most people experience mystifying moments when they ask the question in the title. Gates tackles the mystery with facts, compiling research that explores how people make decisions, why the mind prioritizes the inputs it does, and to what extent the mind adapts to new information. This book will appeal to other first-person researchers who are intrigued by the human mind and want to know why they, and others, do what they do. Anyone fascinated by the innovations in brain science and understanding will find Gates’s devotion to detail compelling. The back matter is uncommonly useful. The glossary presents in-depth, thoroughly explained definitions for people new to the material. The appendixes offer interesting, almost brainteaser-like studies of the mind. What Was I Thinking? asks and explores the answer to the question that haunts ordinary thinkers. Kirkus A thoroughly researched, pop-culture–laden exploration of how people make choices. A surprisingly poignant, intellectually rigorous study of how our thought processes shape our lives.
2014-05-02 By Chris Gates

I kept pulling out the charter and reading it and thinking, 'It's all so easy. Why is it being made so hard?' Many commercial radio stations are operating professional broadcasting units by any criteria you choose, including National ...

Author: Paul Henry

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781869795672

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Bestselling hilarious memoir from New Zealand's most controversial media star. Paul Henry is a natural-born story teller who spins a great yarn, and who says, 'I'll apologise for hurting people's feelings but I'll never apologise for being outrageous'.Paul Henry is a natural-born story teller who spins a great yarn, and who says, 'I'll apologise for hurting people's feelings but I'll never apologise for being outrageous'. From the man whose controversial comments on TV divided the country, and almost caused an international incident, comes this very funny memoir. Packed with stories from his eventful childhood and his long and adventurous career in journalism, this is a gripping, often hilarious and always entertaining read. It gives a fascinating insight into the complex character of Paul Henry. He's surprising - he doesn't subscribe to any expected set of beliefs, he's an individual with contradictory opinions. He's bold - he set himself up as an international news correspondent working out of his Masterton lounge, watching CNN and jetting off to the latest hotspot. He's talked himself into getting interviews with people as diverse as Peter Ustinov and the Prime Minister of Malaysia; he was there for the funerals of Diana and Mother Theresa; he's been thrown into jail in Iraq. He's versatile - starting with drama school, then broadcasting at the BBC, head of Radio NZ, standing for parliament against Georgina Beyer, international correspondent - as well as protesting at Mururoa and running an antique shop and his own radio station. And, he's all-round entertaining!
2011-06-01 By Paul Henry

Because I think maybe it was one thing. Your love for your Aunt Lily,” Jason kept his voice quiet and gentle, like he would with a skittish colt. He risked a glance in Hadley's direction, and saw her hand freeze mid-brush for a few ...

Author: Donna Simonetta

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

ISBN: 9781509229062

Category: Fiction

Page: 346

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A wild Vegas fling isn't the traditional Thanksgiving celebration, and Lily and Jason have been like oil and water since they met. Blaming their steamy hook-up on too many shots at the bar, they head home. Back in the real world, Jason wonders if he's ready to give up his crown as the Playboy King of Rivers Bend to be with just one woman. And Lily has enough on her plate right now without adding Jason Braden to the mix, even if their attraction is crazy-strong. But life is good at throwing curveballs, and a lot can happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. Maybe even enough to lead these two polar opposites home to each other in Rivers Bend.
2020-01-27 By Donna Simonetta

Some think it doesn't matter what you believe as long as you believe something and are sincere about it. I know people who believe you can cure cancer with a spoonful of honey and others who think the world owes them and live their ...

Author: Steve Brown

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781501132056

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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2015-12-15 By Steve Brown

“Do you think the fact that they got the $50,000 makes them think that obtaining the, say, $100,000 might also be possible?” I ask him. Knobel smiles faintly before responding. Perhaps he's recalling a specific case that came before him ...

Author: Ph. B. D Helmreich

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications

ISBN: 9781589796010

Category: Self-Help

Page: 232

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In this in-depth exploration of the dumb things we all do and why, Helmreich sheds new light on the well-known foibles of Martha Stewart, Bill Clinton, Britney Spears, Don Imus, Eliot Spitzer, Tiger Woods and Bernie Madoff, as well as common missteps like road rage, telling your boss off, cheating, shoplifting, and lying. But this is far more than an entertaining read. Based on hundreds of interviews and exhaustive research, Helmreich concludes that this behavior isn’t only a result of psychological problems. It’s also based on our very culture, history, and values. Only when we understand these causes, the author says, can we begin to address our behavior and improve our lives.
2010-03-16 By Ph. B. D Helmreich

“When do you think you can start back?” “I don't think I can,” I bleated. “We'll give you all the help you need,” was the reply. “I think the only satisfactory solution for all concerned is that I resign,” I said with a slightly ...

Author: Alison T. Hall

Publisher: Wordclay

ISBN: 9781921578717

Category: Paranoid schizophrenics

Page: 230

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The book follows a journey in psychosis as experienced by a young woman suffering Schizophrenia and Bi-polar.
2009 By Alison T. Hall

We are still in touch and I think that's great, but I have stopped following his decisions a long time ago. Think about it—we can't marry the same girl, right? One of the first things I did when I got into Outram was to check out the ...

Author: Gurmit Singh

Publisher: Armour Publishing Pte Ltd

ISBN: 9789815060041

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 296

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If Phua Chu Kang’s yellow boots and permed hair are all you know about Gurmit Singh, then you need this book. The actor, host, singer and entrepreneur shares not just his funny moments in life but also bares his personal moments in What Was I Thinking? and proves that the funnyman image is just one of his many facets. Read about the first car he drove as a child, the neighbour with the EYE, the rat that almost ate his finger when he was a baby, how he dealt with the loss of his parents and many more stories. Caution: This is not a how-to book on being a better entertainer; rather, you will walk away with a better understanding of this man.
2022-04-27 By Gurmit Singh

Not only did everyone have such a moment, but each of us remembered hers quite vividly—sometimes better than the relationship itself. And so a book was born. What Was I Thinking? is a collection of personal essays written by women ...

Author: Barbara Davilman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429958820

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over. What Was I Thinking?58 Bad Boyfriend Stories includes contributions from: Francesca Lia Block Bonnie Bruckheimer Cindy Chupack Kate Coe Melinda Culea Carrie Fisher Wendy Hammers Nicole Hollander Maira Kalman Lisa Napoli Lynn Snowden Picket Mimi Pond Rachel Resnick Penny Stallings Laurie Winer Amy Wruble Whether the story is funny, sad, poignant, sweet, or just plain psychotic—we bet you can't read just one.
2009-02-03 By Barbara Davilman

Now I think it was just hopelessly parochial. What about Islam? What about the East? Aboriginal religion? But this pope has declared even other Christian churches “deficient” and anyone who objects as “absurd.” I don't think it's easy ...

Author: Rick Salutin

Publisher: ECW Press

ISBN: 9781770907348

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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A lifetime of engagement with religion, philosophy, and activism in a series of fascinating reflections. Brilliant, fractious, mordantly funny, playwright/novelist/essayist Rick Salutin has been Canadian journalism's agent provocateur for over three decades. Whether needling governments and politicians, holding public policy to account, or decrying the shortfalls of activist thought and action, he has been one of the most outspoken commentators of his generation. In What Was I Thinking?, Salutin reveals his curiosity about both the world of the mind and the world of the here and now. His life has been graced with contact with extraordinary people from Hannah Arendt to Holocaust theologian Emil Fackenheim to goalkeeper-politician Ken Dryden, and we discover the profound influence their thought has had on his. but he has also had encounters with Conrad Black and Peter Worthington, joined his fellow coffee-drinkers in the infamous fight to save the west-end institution Dooney's from displacement by Starbucks, and taken furious potshots at the political pandering of the nation's media outlets. This is classic Salutin and most of it hasn't been published before - including a lengthy personal and historical essay on the world of therapy. It's a wonderful roller-coaster ride of thought and opinion. Step on!
2015-05-01 By Rick Salutin