Pulling Our Own Strings

Feminist Humor & Satire

Author: Gloria J. Kaufman,Gloria Kaufman,Mary Kay Blakely

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253202512

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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Collects political cartoons, comic strips, humorous essays and songs that satirize male chauvinism and society's stereotypes of women

Pulling Your Own Strings

Dynamic Techniques for Dealing with Other People and Living Your Life As You Choose

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062043293

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD From the #1 bestselling author of Your Erroneous Zones, a directed and practical book that shows you how to stop being manipulated by others and start taking charge of your own life. Wayne Dyer reveals how we all can prevent ourselves from being victimized by others and begin to operate from a position of power at the center of our own lives. Asserting that we alone are responsible for how much we will be controlled by others, Dyer offers his practical plan for developing new attitudes toward the most common sources of victimization and manipulation, such as family members and authority figures in the workplace. For example, families can be tremendously coercive and demanding, but they can also be an immensely rewarding part of your life. Dyer shows how to cope with the negative side and contribute to the positive. In their working life, many people stay in unfulfilling jobs because they feel constrained by their present experience or because they fear change. Dyer shows that by being enthusiastic and flexible, you can find the work to be happy. Life, Dyer says, is a beautiful thing as long as you hold the strings. Pulling Your Own Strings will give you the dynamic strategies and tools to master your own fate.

This Dummy Pulls His Own Strings

Author: Dwight E. Knuth

Publisher: LifeRich Publishing

ISBN: 1489709878

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 560

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As the title suggests, Dwight is a bit of a non-conformist or as his wife called him, "A Rebel Without A Clue". He never got in any serious trouble but he liked to skate around the edge of it and occasionally his skates slipped and he fell into it. Dwight Knuth has always marched to his own drum while following a path through life lined with accomplishments, failures, joys, sorrows, and struggles. In sharing his fascinating true story that also reveals the history of his ancestors, Dwight hopes to encourage others to embrace their uniqueness and pursue happiness. Dwight begins with his misspent youth where he proclaims he was a rebel without a clue. While providing a glimpse of what it was like to live on the North Dakota prairie during the fifties, Dwight details youthful adventures that include hitchhiking across the United States at age sixteen, being jailed twice during the trip, and then riding on a freight train to return home. As his journey led him to become a Golden Glove boxer, serve in the military during the Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and Vietnam War, Dwight discloses how he faced and overcame many challenges that would later include his wifes battle with terminal breast cancer. Through it all, Dwight teaches through example that perseverance and faith are keys to surviving and even thriving amid lifes greatest difficulties. This Dummy Pulls His Own Strings shares one mans experiences as he learned to navigate through life and embrace every good, bad, and ugly moment in his own distinctive way.

Your Erroneous Zones

Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061852007

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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THE RECORD-BREAKING, #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – OVER 35 MILLION COPIES SOLD The first book by Wayne Dyer, author of the multimillion-copy bestseller Pulling Your Own Strings and national bestsellers There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem and Wisdom of the Ages, a positive and practical guide to breaking free from the trap of negative thinking and enjoying life to the fullest. If you're plagued by guilt or worry and find yourself unwittingly falling into the same old self-destructive patterns, then you have "erroneous zones" – whole facets of your approach to life that act as barriers to your success and happiness. Perhaps you believe that you have no control over your feelings and reactions – Dyer shows how you can take charge of yourself and manage how much you will let difficult times and people affect you. Or maybe you spend more time worrying what others think than working on what you want and need – Dyer points the way to true self-reliance. From self-image problems to over-dependence on others, Dyer gives you the tools you need to break free from negative thinking and enjoy life to the fullest.

A Bit at a Time

Author: Morris C. Katzoff

Publisher: Wordclay

ISBN: 1604810548

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 196

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A Bite at a Time is a book with a simple philosophy. It is not about revealing any miracle weight loss secrets, techniques, methodologies, recipes or plans. It is not a how-to manual or someone's recounting of what worked for them. On its pages you will find motivational quotations from some of the world's most influential people, and one man's interpretation and examination of their words in relation to weight loss, perseverance, and personal transformation. Having once been several hundred pounds overweight, Morris Katzoff understands the pain and torment of being an obese person trying to survive in a world full of stairs, glares, and stereotypes. He knows what it means to search within oneself and find the strength it takes to struggle through yet another day. As an accomplished entrepreneur, life coach, esteemed confidant, and inspirational ally to all, his motivational messages will impact your everyday life. After losing over 200 pounds himself, Morris knows how vital words of motivation and inspiration are to staying on track and achieving fundamental success. He acknowledges the manner in which words can influence the way people think and feel with the utmost respect. In compiling these quotations and expounding on them through personal experience and observations, Morris attempts to not only make this book a tool for personal transformation, but the ultimate device for long-term success. Each quote is accompanied by a unique and perceptive commentary meant to provoke thought and incite action. Some are intended to be emotional; some philosophical, while others are meant to inspire. Further exploring the quotations of those who have gone before, Morris repeatedly transforms adroplet of wisdom into a flood of motivation and encouragement. This book is ideal for any individual who has ever traveled down the road of weight loss. Whether you are just starting out, have already reached your goal, or like most, you are somewhere in between, this book will be your co-pilot and show you that you're not alone. It will encourage you to have hope and continue to remind you that even though there may be bumps or potholes in the road, there are beautiful views as well. It is by overcoming setbacks, that one learns they are capable of triumph. The philosophy behind A Bite at a Time is simply that weight loss is possible as long as you never give up. With this book, you will persevere, find comfort from true understanding and camaraderie, and learn what you are really capable of, and you'll do it all just "A Bite at a Time."

Real Magic

Creating Miracles in Everyday Life

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062013130

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

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BESTSELLING BOOK In this inspirational guide, Wayne Dyer, the author of the phenomenal bestsellers Wisdom of the Ages, Pulling Your Own Strings, and Your Erroneous Zones, reveals seven beliefs central to working miracles in our everyday lives. When most of us think of magic, we picture a man in a black cape sawing a woman in half, or a sleight-of-hand card trick. But there's another kind of magic – real magic – that can enrich your life. According to Dyer, real magic means creating miracles in everyday life. Quitting smoking or drinking, achieving new Job success, or finding a happy relationship – these are all miracles because they transcend our perceived limitations. From "creating a miracle mind-set" and achieving change in the areas of personal health, prosperity, and fulfilling love relationships to believing in the magic of miracles on a global scale, Dyer shows us that miracles within our reach and within our own minds. In Real Magic, Dyer teaches us how to achieve a higher level of consciousness. He asks us to imagine what would make us happy, then offers specific strategies for attaining these goals. In every aspect of our individual lives – physical health, finances, intimate relationships, and personal identity – there is always room for a miracle or two. And with Dyer's help, each and every one of us can be a miracle worker.

Your Sacred Self

Making the Decision to Be Free

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061864827

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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The bestselling author of Your Erroneous Zones, Pulling Your Own Strings, and Wisdom of the Ages combines psychological insights and guidelines for achieving spiritual fulfillment to present a three-step program designed to help readers look inside themselves to find a new sense of self-awareness and spiritual joy. Developing the sacred self, Wayne Dyer explains, brings an understanding of our place in the world and a sense of satisfaction in ourselves and others. In Your Sacred Self, Dyer offers a program that helps listeners establish a spiritually-oriented, rather than an ego-oriented, approach to life. Step by step, Dyer shows us how to progress from emotional awareness to psychological insight to spiritual alternatives in order to change our experience of life from the need to acquire to a sense of abundance; from a sense of one's self as sinful and inferior to a sense of one's self as divine; from a need to achieve and acquire to an awareness that detachment and letting go bring freedom. Your Sacred Self is an inspiring, hopeful, illuminating guide that can help everyone live a happier, richer, more meaningful life.

What Do You Really Want for Your Children?

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006201319X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 480

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World-famous author Wayne Dyer, the doctor who taught millions how to take charge of their own lives in the bestselling classics Your Erroneous Zones and Pulling Your Own Strings, reveals how to help your kids take charge of their own happiness. If you have children, then you have dreams for them. You want to see them growing up happy, healthy, self-reliant, and confident in themselves and their abilities. You’ve also probably wondered if you'll be able to give them all this. There's good news: you can. Wayne Dyer shares the wisdom and guidance that have already helped millions of readers take charge of their lives and shows how to make all your hopes for your children come true. Learn valuable advice including Dyer’s original seven simple secrets for building your child's self-esteem every day; how to give very young children all the love they need without spoiling them; how to encourage risk-taking without fear of failure; action strategies for dealing with both your own anger and your child's; the right way (and the wrong way) to improve your child's behavior; the secrets of raising kids relatively free of illness; techniques that encourage children to enjoy life, and much more. It's all here – straightforward, commonsense advice that no parent can afford to do without.

You'll See It When You Believe It

The Way to Your Personal Transformation

Author: Wayne W. Dyer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061862916

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Wayne Dyer, psychotherapist and world-famous author of worldwide bestsellers Your Erroneous Zones and Pulling your own Strings, shows you how to improve quality of life by tapping into the power that lies within you and using constructive thinking to direct the course of your own destiny. With his proven techniques and using examples from his own highly successful experiences, Dyer will convince you that you can make your most impossible dreams come true. You’ll See It When You Believe It demonstrates that through belief you can make your life anything you with it to be. Learn practical steps such as how to set real goals and achieve them; turn obstacles into opportunities; rid yourself of guilt and inner turmoil; develop a strong inner-confidence; dramatically improve relationships; spend every day doing the things you love to do, and so much more. Go beyond self-help to self-realization with this accessible and uplifting manual.

Who's Pulling Your Strings?: How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life

How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life

Author: Harriet Braiker

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071435680

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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A powerful program to stop manipulators in their tracks In Who's Pulling Your Strings?, Dr. Harriet B. Braiker, New York Times bestselling author of The Disease to Please, explains how depression, low self-esteem, anger, and feelings of helplessness can be caused by relationships with manipulative people. She exposes the most common methods of manipulators, and with the help of selfassessment quizzes, action plans, and how-to exercises, she helps you recognize and end the manipulative cycle for good.