Enlightenment!—You may spend your whole life seeking it, but never find it. You may never search for it or even know that it’s possible, but reach it by accident. And you may live out your life ignorant of its existence, and die having never discovered your highest potential for happiness, self-mastery, and creative brilliance.

The enlightened psychologist Abraham Maslow was the first to scientifically describe the fully enlightened person—which he called the “self-actualizing person.” Building on Maslow’s work through careful biographical study of the lives of self-actualizing people, humanistic psychologist and biographer Roman Gelperin found their enlightenment to stem from a nearly-identical handful of breakthrough experiences, which he will reveal to you in this book.

Partly a firsthand account of the author’s own accidental enlightenment, and partly a full biography of Abraham Maslow’s rise to self-actualization, this book will teach you how to identify, understand, and attain those key experiences of:

  • Unlocking the perennial method of using your mind to its fullest potential
  • Being fully at peace with yourself, by deconstructing your internal conflicts
  • Deriving a near-constant joy, pleasure, and satisfaction from sheer existence
  • Half-creating, half-discovering your driving passion and unique purpose in life
  • Automatically evolving the self-actualizing qualities of total honesty, supreme self-confidence, natural creativity, effortless spontaneity, and independent thinking

By the end of this book, you will thoroughly understand what enlightenment is, how and why it occurs, and the ways to pursue it!

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Hungry for Life: A Memoir Unlocking the Truth Inside an Anorexic Mind

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In this painfully moving memoir, take a firsthand look at anorexia through the eyes of a young girl. Even in kindergarten, Rachel Richards knows something isn’t right. By leading us through her distorted thoughts, she shines a light on the experience and mystery of mental illness.

As she grows up, unable to comprehend or communicate her inner trauma, Rachel lashes out, hurting herself, running away from home, and fighting her family. Restricting food gives her the control she craves. But after being hospitalized and force-fed, Rachel only retreats further into herself.

With a driving perfectionism, she graduates college with honors. But at sixty-nine pounds, Rachel is a shell of nervous and obsessive behaviors that have controlled her life. Years of self-harm and self-loathing have fueled the inner battles between good and evil, health and sickness, and life and death.

Acting on stage offers her moments of freedom from the skewed perceptions she’s constructed over the years. But her dream of a career in theater is not enough to save her. What is the secret that will finally unleash her will to recover?

If you or someone you know suffers from an eating disorder or is a concerned parent, is anxious about weight and dieting, has an addiction, or wants to learn more about the mystery of how an eating disorder develops and the multifaceted and complex road to recovery, this book is a must-read!

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S is for…Short, sweet, simple Sports Coaching and Performance: For parents, players, and pedagogues

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S is for…Short, Sweet, Simple Sports Coaching and Performance: For Players, Parents, and Pedagogues



It’s the shortest, sweetest, and simplest way for me to address all the important elements that go into sports coaching and performance, and because of that it allows us to spend more of our time focusing on what sport is really about…


PLAYING and HAVING FUN!


My ‘S is for…’ method, which I have developed in over 10 years of coaching, is something that anyone can learn and start using today. Not only that, but you can learn the foundation of the method and start benefiting from it in just a few hours. You can start enjoying sport more TODAY! Believe me, it’s that S is for…Simple.

This book genuinely is for everyone: professionals, amateurs, students, children, coaches, parents and guardians, and teachers, or someone with absolutely no experience in sport whatsoever. EVERYONE! A bold S is for…Statement I know, but one I S is for…Stand by.

My name is Christopher Davy. I’m 34 years old, and I live in Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom with my girlfriend Tracey, and our son. In 2009 I created a project called Bridge Building Basketball Exmouth to establish a basketball club in Exmouth, Devon; the town where I grew up. In 2010 Exmouth Basketball Club was formed. Unlike many grassroots level sports clubs, Exmouth Basketball Club still exists today. It’s 10 years old! I must have done S is for…Something right, right?!

But this book isn’t just applicable to basketball  . It’s applicable to all sports; Football, Tennis, Cricket, American Football, Golf, Boxing, MMA, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Table Tennis, Squash, Badminton, Racing, Baseball, Snooker, Pool, Athletics, Rugby, Volleyball, Netball, Swimming, Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Skiing, Snowboarding, and ALL THE OTHER SPORTS THAT WE CAN CHOOSE TO PLAY!

It’s only in recent years that I’ve really refined my coaching method and philosophy, but now I’m sharing it with you in this book.

You can use it to support:

  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Technique
  • Tactics
  • Diet
  • Drills
  • Decision making
  • Health and safety
  • First-Aid
  • Health and fitness
  • Mental Health
  • Wellbeing
  • Program planning
  • Communication
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • and more.

Learn a little bit more about me, my story, and the secrets behind this very simple but highly effective method that aids in coaching, playing, and supporting each other to reach our full sporting potential.


S is for…See you laters,


Chris


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Edge of the Breach

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EDGE OF THE BREACH
Book 1 of the Rift Cycle

We all become monsters at the edge of the breach. In a post-apocalyptic world where season of birth determines power — spring healers, summer mages, fall shapeshifters, and winter shields — a man and a woman emerge from tragic childhoods to lead humanity on opposite sides of an interrealm war.

There is a hole in the sky. They call it the Rift. A portal to the gods. The scar of a suffering world. Through it, the gods rule the last scraps of civilization, harkening war. As chaos beckons, two leaders emerge from the ashes of a dying planet.

Julian Kyder is the son of an abusive rape victim who compensates for his abandonment through psychopathy. Sira Rune is a cancer survivor who dedicates her life to living free and fearless while experiencing the taboo and the unorthodox. Rune is the only one unafraid of Kyder, and that terrifies him, because he only knows how to function through fear. Even though she gives him more chances than he deserves, how much violence can she forgive? When is a person beyond redemption? While he struggles to control his demons and she struggles to find purpose, the gods drag the ruined world into war.

CONTENT WARNING: The Rift Cycle is a highly graphic series intended for mature audiences. It is about the raw, harsh, brutal nature of truth, and it is violent, gory, and unflinching in its execution.

TAGS: science fiction, fantasy, grimdark, horror, psychology, LGBTQ, mental illness

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