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Self-Control and Success Through Concentration and Visualization: Exercises by William Walker Atkinson as Theron Dumont
A key factor in success is self-control, which is gained through concentration and visualization. Nineteen exercises from pioneer William Atkinson guide in developing the power of concentration.
This is for you, James: True friends and Good Samaritans are real, and the Bible offers a psalm for every situation, including flat tires. Everything comes together with Psalm 4's promise of safety.
To be claimed on a U.S. federal tax return, a dependent must be either a qualifying child or a qualifying relative. The important differences between these two kinds of dependents are explained.
Of all the success stories encountered by success guru Napoleon Hill, none was more challenging nor more gratifying than that of his son Blair. Napoleon helped Blair, born without ears, to hear.
Pimento cheese has been the best kept secret of the southern United States for decades. But now, thanks in part to southern culinary artistes such as Craig Claiborne, Paula Deen, and Andrew Knowlton, admirers of this taste sensation are increasing, and rightly so! Pimento cheese is easy to make, "purty" to behold, and de-li-cious to eat. My family's basic recipe is shared.
Published in 1937, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill remains, 7 decades later, the all-time self-improvement bestseller. Six basic fears are identified as well as Napoleon Hill's master key for replacing disappointment and failure with fulfillment and success.
Stress often takes its toll on the face, which usually is the most visible part of the body. Yoga offers a fast, easy antidote with a simple hand gesture coordinated with refreshing breaths.
A Journey From Loss Back to Wholeness: Aimee Copeland's Faith-Filled Will to Live and the Power of Love
Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old Psychology graduate student, contracted necrotizing fasciitis as a result of a fall into Georgia's Little Tallapoosa River on May 1, 2012. Despite a dire prognosis and amputations to all of her limbs, Aimee has overcome physical and emotional obstacles through the power of love, faith, and music therapy.
Easy Kundalini Yoga Stretch for Healthy Chest and Lymphatic System: Refreshing, Revitalizing Arm Seesaws for Everyone
An easy diagonal stretch, while seated comfortably either cross-legged on the floor or perched on a chair, enhances overall health. The see saw effect of the arms stimulates the lymphatic circulatory system and is beneficial to the upper chest area.
"Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill has remained a bestselling guide for self-improvement since it was first published in 1937. A powerful secret to success revealed therein is the use of imagination in order to unfurl the sixth sense.
Virabhadrasana III: Limber Legs, Supreme Stamina, and Satisfying Strength of the Warrior III Yoga Pose
Virabhadrasana III is the last in a trilogy of poses known as warrior I, II, and III. Each pose stands on its own while also flowing into the next sequence. Warrior III is unbeatable for improving stamina and for whole body stamina as well as for toning legs and hips.
A senryu describes the gentle rhythm of a contented kittycat's purring.
Virabhadrasana II: Serene Stability, Soothing Stretch, Terrific Toning, and Bravura Balance of Warrior II Yoga Pose
Virabhadrasana II is the second in a trilogy of warrior yoga poses. It is a striking, easy, enjoyable pose which promotes stamina and stability as well as concentration and focus.
Virabhadrasana is a trilogy of poses known as the warrior pose in yoga. Warrior I pose offers an incompoarably splendid stretch which may be enjoyed not only by practitioners but also by observers. It's so good, you can feel it!
Health benefits of yoga have been extolled and established. Especially physical benefits tend to be described. And yet two important visible benefits of yoga are playfulness and joy.
Viparita karani is known as Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose or as Inverted Lake Pose or sometimes poetically as Waterfall Pose. Known as a restorative pose in yoga's Fountain of Youth repertoire, it restores restfulness and revitalizes the entire body.
Natarajasana: Breathtakingly Beautiful Balance, Fluid Flexibility and Perfect Poise of the Dancer Yoga Pose
Natarajasana is known as the dancer's pose in yoga. A supremely beautiful pose, dancer's pose instills calm and improves balance, flexibility, and strength. With simple movements, it is easy and enjoyable to learn.
Vrksasana is known as the tree pose in yoga. Essentially an easy pose, it improves and refines balance and brings balance to life through the inner and outer poise which this simple pose promotes.
Chakras are subtle energy centers which are affected by factors such as stress and tension. Reflex areas on the hands and feet link to the seven major chakras to correct energy slumps. Immediate benefits are felt and seen by this easy, relaxing, revitalizing, and enjoyable method.
The eagle yoga pose is known as garudasana. A complementary pose to the cow face pose (gomukhasana), eagle pose offers satisfying results with each practice session.
The cow face pose (gomukhasana) complements eagle pose (garudasana) by bending arms and legs backward from a seated position. Toning and stretching are refreshing and strengthening.
Soufflé potatoes are an irresistibly delicious French creation which are staples in New Orleans' French Quarter. This recipe's exaggerated reputation for finickiness is easily overcome by temperature control of the frying oils. It's just so easy and so tasty.
Every single bit of a lemon is tasty and usable. This recipe uses the entire lemon to create a fresh, juicy lemony drink and to minimize final cleanup. Enjoy lemon's distinctive aroma and taste in an environmentally correct glass of tea.
Five Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation: Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth in Shangri-La Through Five Daily Exercises
In the 1930s Peter Kelder, a 20th century adventurer, learned from his mysterious mentor that the fountain of youth is not an elixir to be consumed, but rather a set of 5 secret exercises, called "rites" by ageless lamas in a remote Tibetan monastery. Popularized as "the 5 Tibetans" by medicine hunter Chris Kilham, these exercises, which promote radiant well-being, are described.
Alternate nostril breathing is practiced to relieve stress and to restore calm and relaxation. This practice is also helpful for improving brain functioning for creativity as well as for logical analysis. Taking time to breathe fully is easy.
As Agony Aunt, an advice columnist, Arabella is stumped by nine poetic scribblings, clearly from a lost soul wracked with deep despair and persistent pain. What is the best answer for her to give?
A meditation on being in the present and experiencing a sense of presence. Inspiration from being in the presence of the 14th Dalai Lama is included.
Bluesy lyrics about lost love describing the stage when life seems like a tunnel of endless darkness.
Lyrics express the popular American blues theme of lost love, of love gone wrong.
Enya, the Irish superstar, is loved worldwide for her mesmerizing vocals and music and for evocative lyrics by Northern Ireland's Roma Ryan. My own personal thoughts resonate with Enya's music. Videos of 7 of Enya's songs are included, with five from her album "A Day Without Rain."
The Cathedral in Chartres, France is famous for its labyrinth. A Chartres-style labyrinth is uniquely available at Christ Church in Blacksburg, in Virginia's New River valley. A rewarding walk along the Christ Church labyrinth is described.
Immaculate Moments in Mary's Life: The Annunciation in Eight Paintings from the 15th Century to the 20th Century
The Annunciation by Archangel Gabriel to Our Lady Mary of the birth of Jesus has been depicted in art throughout the centuries. Eight paintings, spanning the five most recently completed centuries, are presented. Well-known and lesser known artists are considered.
Seventeenth-century Italian painter Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato is profiled. His renown for paintings of Our Lady Mary is presented. Six of his most famous paintings are discussed.
The masterful performance of the English folk song "Lord Franklin" by traditional Irish musicians Mícheál Ó Domhnaill and Kevin Burke is highlighted. The song is based upon the tragic lost expedition of British explorer Lord Franklin in search of the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic archipelago in the mid-19th century. The search for information on the lost expedition, which continues to this day, is detailed.
The life of influential recording artist Loleatta Holloway is memorialized. Her enduring musical contributions, especially with her disco hit "Sweet Sensations," is recognized. The problem of sampling and its adverse effects on Loleatta's royalties, are discussed.
The endearing affection of multi-talented creative artist Barbra Streisand for dogs as pets is discussed. Barbra's latest pet, Sammie, is highlighted. A brief history of the Coton de tuléar breed is included.
Nobel Prize winner and Irish literary giant William Butler Yeats is profiled. Three of his most popular poems are discussed. Also included are YouTube performances of these poems by Canadian singer/songwriter/producer Loreena McKennitt.
"All Along the Watchtower," one of legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan's most popular songs, is presented. The song is one of the most performed songs by Bob Dylan as well as other prominent artists.
The Australian new wave musical group "Men At Work" is profiled. The enduring worldwide popularity of their 1980's hit song "Down Under" is presented. Cultural references such as Vegemite sandwiches in the iconic song are explained.
The life of Ireland's patron saint, Saint Patrick, is summarized. His famous prayer for protection, "I Bind Unto Myself Today" (also known as "The Deer's Cry"), is presented. The historical context of the talismanic prayer is explained.
The appeal of snow as a poetic subject is presented. In fact, snowy themes are common to the poetry of American, British and Canadian writers. Tributes by seven poets are included.
"Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul": Five Poems by America's Poet-Physician, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Nineteenth-century poet/physician Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. is profiled. In particular, his achievements in medicine are noted. Also included are seven of his most popular poems.
Elizabethan poet/playwright William Shakespeare's most quoted tragedy, "Hamlet," is discussed. The most popular and most significant lines from the tragedy are quoted. Also included are paintings of scenes from the tragedy by famous artists.
Partnership income, gains, losses, deductions, and credits are reported on Form 1065 (U.S. Return of Partnership Income). Corporation income, gains, losses, deductions, credits, and tax liability are reported on Form 1120 (U.S. Corporation Income...
Fiduciaries of domestic estates, domestic bankruptcy estates, and domestic trusts may be required to file Form 1041 (U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts). Form 1041 may be filed in electronic or paper formats. The mailing address for...
Mailing Addresses for Form 1040-X Taxpayers who are amending returns on their own initiative because they have discovered incorrect or omitted information should mail Form 1040-X to Internal Revenue Service Centers according to where they live, as...
Individual taxpayers who are seeking up to a six-month extension for filing their annual individual tax returns must file Form 4868 before or by the due date for the annual return. The mailing address depends on where the taxpayer lives. ...
Where to Mail Your Individual Federal Tax Returns (Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ) for the United States
When taxpayers complete their annual individual federal tax returns in paper format, they then need to determine the correct mailing address where their returns are filed. These addresses are provided in the instruction booklets but sometimes the...
Estimated taxes are required to be paid on income from which federal income taxes have not been withheld. Income taxes may not be withheld for several reasons. For example, self-employment income is not subject to tax withholding by the individual...
Employers are required to pay federal unemployment taxes in accordance with the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA). These payments are made quarterly. Form 940 must be filed for each quarter. Form 940 is Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment...
Employers who pay wages that are subject to federal income tax withholding and/or to Medicare and Social Security taxes are required to file either Form 941 (Employer's QUARTERLY Federal Tax Return) or Form 944 (Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax...
The life of 19th-century Romantic poet Lord Byron is summarized. His literary and humanitarian endeavors are highlighted. Five of Lord Byron's poems on history, love and relationships are presented.
Popovers pleasantly please the palate! They are crowd pleasers at such prestigious dining establishments as New York's Popover Café, Portsmouth's Popovers On The Square, Woods Hole's Pie in the Sky Bakery, and the Zodiac Restaurant in Neiman Marcus stores. Two of the recipes from the author's personal collection are included.
Twentieth-century Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright Eugene O'Neill is profiled. Despite his troubled life, Eugene O'Neill was devoted to his dog, Blemie. To console his wife Carlotta after Blemie's death, Eugene O'Neill wrote a moving tribute to Man's Best Friend.
Personal experiences with library patrons and public computers are shared. They lead to personal reflections on the changed role of libraries and the changed behavior of library staff and patrons. One of the big changes is the end of the rule of shushed silence.
The annual summer ritual of grooming a lawn is presented. Trials and tribulations as a result of inadequate equipment are discussed. The Sargasso Sea, noted for its extensive plant growth, serves as a metaphor for exuberant grassy growth during particularly rainy summers.
Sixteenth/eventeenth-century entrepreneur turned religious leader Nicholas Ferrar established a small but influential religious community near London, England. Four centuries later, twentieth-century poet T.S. Eliot was inspired to write about the community in his poem "Little Gidding." Visitors to and writers about the community have increased since Nicholas Ferrar became a highly respected saint in both the Anglican and Episcopal churches in the twentieth century.
Scattergories is a fun mind game with the letters of the alphabet. For example, the letter P in the alphabet is the start of many fascinating words. A wide range of people, places, concepts and items are encompassed by words starting with P.
Psalm 8 presents the status of humans in the universe. In a magnificent creation, God looks with favor on people. Twentieth-century physicist/genius Albert Einstein's understanding of life through nature is discussed in the context of the psalm.
Psalm 23 is often the first psalm learned in childhood. The intrinsic beauty of the psalm is discussed. The ease in recalling the psalm's vivid imagery is noted.