What do you do when you're faced with a big decision? if you're like most people, you probably make a pro and con list, spend a lot of time obsessing about decisions that didn't work out, get caught in analysis paralysis, endlessly seek other people's opinions to find just that little bit of extra information that might make you sure, and finally go with your gut. what if there was a better way to make quality decisions so you can think clearly, feel more confident, second-guess yourself less, and ultimately
Stress is not in your head, it’s in your body—this is the key to peak performance that leah lagos, psyd, bcb, an internationally known expert in biofeedback and sport and performance psychology, wants us to know. in this book, she shares with readers for the first time the same program that she uses with top athletes, ceos, business leaders—anyone who wants and needs to perform at their best. what makes her scientifically proven 10-week program unlike any other is that she recognizes the link between heart rhythms and stress to
An exploration of how extreme athletes break the limits of ultimate human performance and what we can learn from their mastery of the state of consciousness known as “flow” in this groundbreaking book, new york times–bestselling author steven kotler decodes the mystery of ultimate human performance. drawing on over a decade of research and first-hand interviews with dozens of top action and adventure sports athletes such as big–wave legend laird hamilton, big–mountain snowboarder jeremy jones, and skateboarding pioneer danny way, kotler explores the frontier science of “flow,” an optimal state
The intelligent heartaccess the power of your heart's intelligence to improve your focus and creativity, elevate your emotional clarity, lower your stress and anxiety levels, strengthen your immune system, promote your body's optimal performance, and slow the aging process.
The thirty-five chapters in this book describe various judgmental heuristics and the biases they produce, not only in laboratory experiments but in important social, medical, and political situations as well. individual chapters discuss the representativeness and availability heuristics, problems in judging covariation and control, overconfidence, multistage inference, social perception, medical diagnosis, risk perception, and methods for correcting and improving judgments under uncertainty. about half of the chapters are edited versions of classic articles; the remaining chapters are newly written for this book. most review multiple studies or entire subareas of
In this book, published by simon and schuster in 1969, bobby fischer analyzes his most important and representative games. he shows the strategic considerations, the tactics, and sometimes the blunders, that occur during the pressure of tournament play. he assesses his opponents’ thinking as well. each game has, in addition to fischer's own annotations, an analytical introduction by international grandmaster larry evans.
"empty your mind; be formless, shapeless like water."bruce lee is a cultural icon, renowned the world over for his martial arts and film legacy. but lee was also a deeply philosophical thinker, learning at an early age that martial arts are more than just an exercise in physical discipline—they are an apt metaphor for living a fully realized life.now, in be water, my friend, lee’s daughter shannon shares the concepts at the core of his philosophies, showing how they can serve as tools of personal growth and self-actualization. each chapter
Written in greek by the only roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the meditations of marcus aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. while the meditations were composed to provide personal consolation and encouragement, marcus aurelius also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy: a timeless collection that has been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and readers throughout the centuries.
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. dr. robert cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. his thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.you'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. perfect for people in all walks of