Author: Dave Asprey
Publisher: Rodale Books
Release Date: 2014-12-02
Genre: Health & Fitness
In his mid-twenties, Dave Asprey was a successful Silicon Valley multimillionaire. He also weighed 300 pounds, despite the fact that he was doing what doctors recommended: eating 1,800 calories a day and working out 90 minutes a day, six times a week. When his excess fat started causing brain fog and food cravings sapped his energy and willpower, Asprey turned to the same hacking techniques that made his fortune to "hack" his own biology, investing more than $300,000 and 15 years to uncover what was hindering his energy, performance, appearance, and happiness. From private brain EEG facilities to remote monasteries in Tibet, through radioactive brain scans, blood chemistry work, nervous system testing, and more, he explored traditional and alternative technologies to reach his physical and mental prime. The result? The Bulletproof Diet, an anti-inflammatory program for hunger-free, rapid weight loss and peak performance. The Bulletproof Diet will challenge—and change—the way you think about weight loss and wellness. You will skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat high levels of healthy saturated fat, work out and sleep less, and add smart supplements. In doing so, you'll gain energy, build lean muscle, and watch the pounds melt off. By ditching traditional "diet" thinking, Asprey went from being overweight and sick in his twenties to maintaining a 100-pound weight loss, increasing his IQ, and feeling better than ever in his forties. The Bulletproof Diet is your blueprint to a better life.
Author: Mark C Scott
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2010-05-25
Genre: Business & Economics
In these uncertain times, the credit crunch is affecting everyone.With job losses on the rise and redundancy a looming threat, Bulletproof is the ultimate how-to guide to protecting your job. Written by a leading industry professional with years of experience in the business field, Bulletproof provides step-by-step practical advice about how to give yourself a competitive edge so that you can dodge the redundancy bullet. Bulletproof shows you how you can change the rules of the game, develop your own tactical advantage and actively embrace a strategy for long term survival - taking back control of your employment prospects to ensure you keep and succeed at any job!
Author: Maria Venegas
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: 2014-06-17
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
A New York Times Editors' Choice book The haunting story of a daughter's struggle to confront her father's turbulent-and often violent-legacy After a fourteen-year estrangement, Maria Venegas returns to Mexico from the United States to visit her father, who is living in the old hacienda where both he and she were born. While spending the following summers and holidays together, herding cattle and fixing barbed-wire fences, he begins sharing stories with her, tales of a dramatic life filled with both intense love and brutal violence-from the final conversations he had with his own father, to his extradition from the United States for murder, to his mother's pride after he shot a man for the first time at the age of twelve. Written in spare, gripping prose, Bulletproof Vest is Venegas's reckoning with her father's difficult legacy. Moving between Mexico and New York, between past and present, Venegas traces her own life and her father's as, over time, a new closeness and understanding develops between them. Bulletproof Vest opens with a harrowing ambush on Venegas's father while he's driving near his home in Mexico. He survives the assault-but years later the federales will find him dead near the very same curve, and his daughter will be left with not only the stories she inherited from him but also a better understanding of the violent undercurrent that shaped her father's life as well as her own.
Author: Maci Bookout
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? New York Times bestselling author Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. But then she got pregnant, and everything turned upside down. Even as she rose to fame on MTV's hit series Teen Mom, Maci was struggling to balance life as a single teen mom with her own hopes and dreams...all while honoring her own sense of independence. This is the true story of how she took charge of the unexpected to build a life for herself and her son Bentley, and managed not to go crazy in the process. Because sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci's will is bulletproof.
In The Bulletproof Diet, Dave Asprey turned conventional diet wisdom on its head, outlining the plan responsible for his 100-pound weight loss, which he came to by "biohacking" his body and optimizing every aspect of his health. Asprey urges you to skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat high levels of healthy saturated fat, work out less, sleep better, and add smart supplements. In doing so, he promises, you'll gain energy, build lean muscle, and watch the pounds melt off--just as he and so many of his devoted followers already have. Bulletproof: The Cookbook picks up where the diet plan leaves off, arming you with 125 recipes to stay bulletproof for life and never get bored. Famous for his butter-laden Bulletproof Coffee, Asprey packs the book with the other delicious, filling meals he uses to maintain his weight loss and sustain his vibrant health.
In The Bulletproof Diet, Dave Asprey turned conventional diet wisdom on its head, outlining the plan responsible for his 100-pound weight loss, which he came to by "biohacking" his body and optimizing every aspect of his health. The unconventional plan urges you to skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat high levels of healthy saturated fat, work out less, sleep better, and add smart supplements. In doing so, Dave promises, you'll gain energy, build lean muscle, and watch the pounds melt off--just as he and so many others have. Bulletproof: The Cookbook picks up where the diet plan leaves off, arming you with 125 recipes to stay Bulletproof for life and never get bored. Famous for his butter-laden Bulletproof Coffee, Dave packs the book with the delicious, filling meals he uses to maintain his weight loss and sustain his boundless energy. Once you get your hands on these mouthwatering recipes, you'll be hungry for more--and this book is just what you'll reach for. The Bulletproof lifestyle is your blueprint to a supercharged life.
When life deals you a particularly difficult blow or a staggering loss, how do you handle it? If you’re like most, you might think Why me?, struggle to find your way, or lash out at those around you. But there are a select few who seem emotionally hardier, who are able to face life’s physical, emotional, and financial hits undeterred and perhaps even forge ahead, empowered in the face of adversity. These people aren’t more deserving or luckier than the rest of us; they simply think differently–they are connected with their steady inner self and find strength where others might see meaninglessness; they make life-affirming choices instead of defeatist ones. In short, they are spiritually bulletproof. They face as many of life’s slings and arrows as the rest of us, but they don’t succumb to hardship or misfortune. And you can be one of them. In The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit, renowned peace activist Azim Khamisa and inspirational speaker Jillian Quinn reveal the thirty essential keys to emotional and spiritual resiliency. Based upon their own experiences with heart-wrenching loss, the strategies they present may seem simple, but their advice can open up a whole new way of thinking. Khamisa and Quinn will help you discover • that your thoughts help to create your reality, and that you can use them to take control of your life • the potentially damaging mental routines you’re running on autopilot • the vital connections between your upbringing and your “resiliency quotient” • spiritually affirming thoughts that may help you make more spiritually empowering choices “What lies within you really is more powerful than any hit you may take physically, emotionally, or materially,” the authors write. With their help, readers will find themselves more confident and secure in a volatile and uncertain world. When you learn to identify most strongly with that invincible core–your bulletproof spirit–you tap into the truest source of security available to you. And while there’s no foolproof way to stay out of the proverbial line of fire, the information, inspiration, and tools in this book will provide you with an emotional bulletproof vest, a way to take hits and come out on top. From the Hardcover edition.
Written in a personal style that guides the reader through the learning process, this stand alone tool for the learning of UNIX presents topics in the order users need to understand them logically and develop a cohesive picture of covered concepts. Professionals will enjoy a large number of illustrations showing HOW the commands work, and testing their knowledge by trying the command series to see if they get the same results. Chapter topics cover getting started; file handling in UNIX; file matching metacharacters, commands, and history; Editing 101—meet ed; Editing 102—ed's big brother ex; visual editing with vi; interesting commands; tools and concepts; process control; regular expressions and the grep sisters; types of text processing; awk; and shell scripting. For anyone who uses UNIX, and anyone who needs to become a proficient UNIX user.
Author: Michael Alvear
Publisher: Woodpecker Media
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Master The Greatest Challenge You Face As A Writer: Constant Rejection This book shows newbies, midlisters, self-published and best selling authors how to transcend painful obstacles like rejected manuscripts, bad reviews, insulting advances and poor sales. Using the latest studies in building grit and resiliency you’ll cultivate the inner strength needed to push through adversity and thrive under pressure. Are you an unpublished author who just received your 24th rejection letter? Did your latest book get a string of 1-star reviews? Are you a midlister whose book signing attracted five people? Are you a best selling author who got half the advance you expected because your last two books didn’t do well? ALL authors have to deal with constant rejection. It is an occupational hazard. What danger is to a cop, rejection is to a writer--always hanging in the air dripping with possibility. If you don’t learn to deal with rejection in a constructive way it has the potential to destroy your writing career. It will make you think you’re no good. Question your worth. Cause you to give up. Give you writer’s block. Burden you with anxiety and depression. This guide will help you cultivate resiliency by: Developing A Coping Strategy For Failure Learn how to cultivate what psychologists call the “ultimate strategy” in building a higher threshold for failure: An “Empowered self-explanatory style.” Using Your Brain Circuitry To Change The Way You React To Rejection Wondering why you gloss over 99 positive Amazon reviews and fixate on the lone negative one? Neuroscientists believe we are wired to perceive social rejection as a mortal threat. Learn proven ways to neutralize the brain’s explosive reaction to rejection and build neural networks that form the basis of a bulletproof consciousness. Emotional First Aid: Managing The Pain Of Rejection Discover the 48 Hour Sulking Rule and counter-intuitive strategies like “extinction” to move past the pain of major rejections. Then find out about cutting-edge strategies that show you how to manage emotional pain the way you do physical pain. Ruminations: Dealing With Rejections You Can’t Seem To Get Over Learn the three-step approach studies show calmed people better than talk therapy. How To Handle Critics, Criticism, And Bad Reviews Discover how dozens of writers deal with bad reviews—the insights they uncovered and the actions they take. Then find out how research discovered that bad reviews aren’t a death sentence to your book, how they are often discounted by the public, and finally, nine healthy ways to inoculate yourself from their effects. When Good Things Happen To Other Writers: Treating Poison Envy Your friend’s success isn’t the cause of your envy; it’s the trigger. Find out what experts believe is the real driver of a writer’s jealousy and how to use that knowledge to heal yourself from the pain and anger. You’ll also learn how to use envy as a change agent and how to tame the natural proclivity to compare yourself against other writers. Taming The Biggest Critic Of All: YOU. We need our inner critic because it’s the CEO of Quality Control—it stops us from writing crap and getting publicly humiliated. But do we need its harshness and cruelty? Learn how a Nobel Prize winner’s work on loss aversion can turn an inner voice of self-persecution into an inner consciousness of self-empowerment. At It For Years With Little To Show For It? Dealing With Chronic Frustration A newbie who can’t break in. A stalled midlister. A best seller sliding into irrelevancy. Years of frustration and disappointment can dig tunnels in your fortitude. How do you climb out of the vat of cynicism and despair? By getting clear on what drives all creative people.
Bulletproof SSL and TLS is a complete guide to using SSL and TLS encryption to deploy secure servers and web applications. Written by Ivan Ristic, the author of the popular SSL Labs web site, this book will teach you everything you need to know to protect your systems from eavesdropping and impersonation attacks. In this book, you’ll find just the right mix of theory, protocol detail, vulnerability and weakness information, and deployment advice to get your job done: - Comprehensive coverage of the ever-changing field of SSL/TLS and Internet PKI, with updates to the digital version - For IT security professionals, help to understand the risks - For system administrators, help to deploy systems securely - For developers, help to design and implement secure web applications - Practical and concise, with added depth when details are relevant - Introduction to cryptography and the latest TLS protocol version - Discussion of weaknesses at every level, covering implementation issues, HTTP and browser problems, and protocol vulnerabilities - Coverage of the latest attacks, such as BEAST, CRIME, BREACH, Lucky 13, RC4 biases, Triple Handshake Attack, and Heartbleed - Thorough deployment advice, including advanced technologies, such as Strict Transport Security, Content Security Policy, and pinning - Guide to using OpenSSL to generate keys and certificates and to create and run a private certification authority - Guide to using OpenSSL to test servers for vulnerabilities - Practical advice for secure server configuration using Apache httpd, IIS, Java, Nginx, Microsoft Windows, and Tomcat This book is available in paperback and a variety of digital formats without DRM.
Author: Sara Gottfried
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-03-12
Genre: Health & Fitness
ALL TOO OFTEN WOMEN ARE TOLD that feeling moody, asexual, tapped out, dried up, stressed out, and sleep deprived is just a part of being female. Or they’re led to believe that the answer can be found only at the bottom of a bottle of prescription pills. Dr. Sara Gottfried, a Harvard-educated physician and nationally recognized, board-certified gynecologist, refuses to accept that being a woman means feeling overwhelmed or that popping pills is the new normal. In The Hormone Cure, she shares the unique hormone-balancing program that she has used to help thousands of women reclaim wellness, verve, and optimal health. Combining natural therapies with rigorous scientific testing and using an informative questionnaire to identify the common causes of hormonal imbalance, Dr. Gottfried provides an individualized plan in nonjudgmental and thoughtful language. Based on ten years’ study of cutting-edge medical research as a specialist in functional and integrative therapies, Dr. Gottfried’s three-tiered treatment strategy includes: •Supplements and targeted lifestyle changes that address underlying deficiencies •Herbal therapies that restore balance and optimize your body’s natural function • Bioidentical hormones— most available without a prescription The Hormone Cure is a groundbreaking book that demonstrates how balancing your hormones can cure underlying health issues and result in restored sleep, greater energy, improved mood, easy weight loss, increased productivity, and many more benefits. Dr. Sara Gottfried’s The Hormone Cure will transform your life.
Jory Harcourt doesn't have to go looking for trouble. Wherever he goes, it seems to find him—particularly when his partner, Sam Kage, is working undercover on a federal task force. After the recession forces him to close his business, Jory goes to work as a matchmaker and event planner. From there, it's only a matter of time before his big mouth and up-front attitude make him the rope in a tug-of-war between a trust fund baby and a drug-smuggling criminal. Then, as if that situation weren't delicate enough, Jory's undercover lover shows up working for the smuggler.
Determined to get her life back on track, reporter Lacy Foxx, torn between two men, does some soul searching when her never-before-married grandmother beats her down the aisle, forcing her to come to terms with her past and the true nature of those she loves. Original.