Preparing Students for Life Beyond College: A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning

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Routledge #ad - Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for Life Beyond College explores a vision of education that will enable students to talk about universal issues openly and honestly, preparing them for life beyond their formal education. Featuring a variety of traditional and innovative pedagogies, recommendations, and case studies, strategies, this practical resource provides student affairs practitioners and higher education faculty in a variety of disciplines with concrete approaches for developing campuses and classes that encourage critical thinking and reflection.

This exciting book prepares colleges and universities to help students create meaning in their lives—no matter the discipline, campus location or delivery system. At a time when stem research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students.

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How Philosophy Can Save Your Life: 10 Ideas That Matter Most

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Communication philosophers include bell hooks and Karl Jaspers 3. Individuality philosophers include Jean-Paul Sartre and Elizabeth Spelman 7. They are: 1. Discover how great philosophers can help you live a more purposeful and peaceful life. Serenity philosophers include Epictetus and Lao Tzu 9. Full of great discussion ideas and activities you can do with a group, according to McCarty, How Philosophy Can Save Your Life is framed around ten "big ideas"-themes that, are necessary to grasp if one wants to live a truly fulfilling life.

Joy philosophers include shunryu suzuki and Jane Addams So join the greatest thinkers of all time to discover the ideas that will help you live a happier, healthier life! Flexibility philosophers include Socrates, Plato and Alan Watts 5. Possibility philosophers include John Stuart Mill and Simone de Beauvoir 10

How Philosophy Can Save Your Life: 10 Ideas That Matter Most #ad - This inspiring new book from the bestselling author of Little Big Minds reveals how the heartbeats of philosophy- clear thinking, quiet reflection, and good conversation- are essential ingredients in a well-lived life. Empathy philosophers include the Dalai Lama and Martin Luther King, Jr. 6. Belonging philosophers include Albert Camus and Rita Manning 8.

Perspective philosophers include Bertrand Russell and Mary Wollstonecraft 4. Simplicity philosophers include Epicurus and Charlotte Joko Beck 2.

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30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans

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Avery #ad - Here he weaves their personal recollections of difficulties overcome and lives well lived into a timeless book filled with the hard-won advice these older Americans wish someone had given them when they were young. Like this i believe, and tuesdays with morrie, storyCorps's Listening Is an Act of Love, 30 Lessons for Living is a book to keep and to give.

This is a book to keep by your bedside and return to often. Amy dickinson, loving, nationally syndicated advice columnist "Ask Amy"More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, and finding happiness. After a chance encounter with an extraordinary ninety-year-old woman, renowned gerontologist Karl Pillemer began to wonder what older people know about life that the rest of us don't.

30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans #ad - His quest led him to interview more than one thousand Americans over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues: children, career, money, marriage, aging. And he found that he consistently heard advice that pointed to these thirty lessons for living. Their moving stories and uncompromisingly honest answers often surprised him.

. Heartfelt and ever-endearing—equal parts information and inspiration. Offering clear advice toward a more fulfilling life, it is as useful as it is inspiring.

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Socrates Cafe: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - A bracing, rollicking read about the spark that ignites when people start asking meaningful questions. O magazinechristopher phillips is a man on a mission: to revive the love of questions that Socrates inspired long ago in ancient Athens. Like a johnny appleseed with a master's degree, senior centers, elementary and high schools, day-care centers, libraries, assisted-living complexes, and churches, Phillips has gallivanted back and forth across America, to cafés and coffee shops, prisons, forming lasting communities of inquiry" Utne Reader.

Phillips not only presents the fundamentals of philosophical thought in this "charming, Philosophy for Dummies-type guide" USA Today; he also recalls what led him to start his itinerant program and re-creates some of the most invigorating sessions, which come to reveal sometimes surprising, work, often profound reflections on the meaning of love, friendship, growing old, and others among Life's Big Questions.

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

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Avery #ad - Based on twelve years of pioneering research, in truth, dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, LMSW, Brené Brown PhD, our most accurate measure of courage. Brown explains how vulnerability is both the core of difficult emotions like fear, innovation, belonging, grief, joy, empathy, and the birthplace of love, and disappointment, and creativity.

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly;. But when we step back and examine our lives, an important meeting, dangerous, and hurtful as standing on the outside of our lives looking in and wondering what it would be like if we had the courage to step into the arena—whether it’s a new relationship, the creative process, we will find that nothing is as uncomfortable, or a difficult family conversation.

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead #ad - The #1 new york Times bestseller. 1 million copies sold!don’t miss the hourlong netflix special brené Brown: The Call to Courage!From thought leader Brené Brown, parent, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, work, love, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability. It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

. Uncomfortable. In a world where “never enough” dominates and feeling afraid has become second nature, vulnerability is subversive. It’s about courage.

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Living Buddha, Living Christ 20th Anniversary Edition

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Riverhead Books #ad - Buddha and christ, perhaps the two most pivotal figures in the history of humankind, each left behind a legacy of teachings and practices that have shaped the lives of billions of people over two millennia. For a nobel peace prize, peace, thich Nhat Hanh is one of today’s leading sources of wisdom, compassion and comfort.

The 20th anniversary edition of the classic text, updated, revised, and featuring a Mindful Living Journal. On the altar in my hermitage, "are images of Buddha and Jesus, " he says, and I touch both of them as my spiritual ancestors. ". If they were to meet on the road today, what would each think of the other's spiritual views and practices? Thich Nhat Hanh has been part of a decades-long dialogue between two great contemplatice traditions, and brings to Christianity an appreciation of its beauty that could be conveyed only by an outsider.

Living Buddha, Living Christ 20th Anniversary Edition #ad - In lucid, meditative prose, he explores the crossroads of compassion and holiness at which the two traditions meet, and he reawakens our understanding of both. Thich nhat hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth. His holiness the dalai LamaNominated by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Man's Search for Meaning

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Beacon Press #ad - Between 1942 and 1945 frankl labored in four different camps, while his parents, brother, including Auschwitz, and pregnant wife perished. Frankl's theory-known as logotherapy, as freud maintained, from the Greek word logos "meaning"-holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful.

At the time of frankl's death in 1997,  Man's Search for Meaning had sold more than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. Psychiatrist viktor frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. A 1991 reader survey for the library of congress that asked readers to name a "book that made a difference in your life" found Man's Search for Meaning among the ten most influential books in America.

Man's Search for Meaning #ad - Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated later in his practice, find meaning in it, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, and move forward with renewed purpose.

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Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Yalom writes, we are inspired to rearrange our priorities, appreciate more keenly the beauty of life, communicate more deeply with those we love, and increase our willingness to take the risks necessary for personal fulfillment. Written in irv yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality.

Yalom helps us recognize that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Once we confront our own mortality, Dr. Such recognition is often catalyzed by an "awakening experience"—a dream, divorce, or loss the death of a loved one, loss of a job or home, illness, trauma, or aging.

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The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Ferrucci reveals that the kindest people are the most likely to thrive, to enable others to thrive, and to slowly but steadily turn our world away from violence, self-centeredness, and narcissism- and toward love. The drive for profit overrides the heart. A book after my own heart!"—his holiness The Dalai LamaThe Power of Kindness is a stirring examination of a simple but profound concept.

Piero ferrucci, anxious, one of the world's most respected transpersonal psychologists, difficult, explores the many surprising facets of kindness and argues that it is this trait that will not only lead to our own individual happiness and the happiness of those around us, but will guide us in a world that has become cold, and frightening.

The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition #ad - Piero ferrucci warns against the dangers of "global cooling. As the pace of living grows faster and the impact of new technologies more insistent, communications become hurried and impersonal. Ferrucci shows that, ultimately, kindness is not a luxury in our world but rather a necessity for us all. Writing with a rare combination of sensitivity and intellectual depth, Dr.

Warmth and genuine presence fade. In eighteen interlocking chapters, Dr.

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The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew-- Three Women Search for Understanding

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Atria Books #ad - Our project nearly fell apart. After september 11th, faced constant questions about Islam, and death from her children, God, Ranya Idliby, an American Muslim of Palestinian descent, the only Muslims in their classrooms. Inspired by a story about muhammad, ranya reached out to two other mothers -- a Christian and a Jew -- to try to understand and answer these questions for her children.

After just a few meetings, stereotypes, it became clear that the women themselves needed an honest and open environment where they could admit -- and discuss -- their concerns, however, and misunderstandings about one another. After hours of soul-searching about the issues that divided them, Ranya, Suzanne, and Priscilla grew close enough to discover and explore what united them.

The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew-- Three Women Search for Understanding #ad - And as the authors reveal their deepest beliefs, readers watch the blossoming of a profound interfaith friendship and the birth of a new way of relating to others. The faith club is a memoir of spiritual reflections in three voices that will make readers feel as if they are eavesdropping on the authors' private conversations, provocative discussions, and often controversial opinions and conclusions.

In a final chapter, the books to read, they provide detailed advice on how to start a faith club: the questions to ask, and most important, the open-minded attitude to maintain in order to come through the experience with an enriched personal faith and understanding of others. Pioneering, and deeply thoughtful, timely, The Faith Club's caring message will resonate with people of all faiths.

Welcome to the Faith Club.

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Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

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Beacon Press #ad - Eboo patel’s story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people—and of the world-changing potential of an interfaith youth movement. With a new afterword   acts of faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States.

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