The Noticer

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418574567
Release Date: 2011-04-10
Genre: Self-Help

A new story of common wisdom from the best-selling author of The Traveler’s Gift. Orange Beach, Alabama, is a simple town filled with simple people. But like all humans on the planet, the good folks of Orange Beach have their share of problems—marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge of bankruptcy, as well as the many other obstacles that life seems to dish out to the masses. Fortunately, when things look the darkest, a mysterious man named Jones has a miraculous way of showing up. An elderly man with white hair, of indiscriminate age and race, wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt and leather flip flops carrying a battered old suitcase, Jones is a unique soul. Communicating what he calls “a little perspective,” he explains that he has been given a gift of noticing things that others miss. “Your time on this earth is a gift to be used wisely,” he says. “Don’t squander your words or your thoughts. Consider even the simplest action you take, for your lives matter beyond measure...and they matter forever.” Jones speaks to that part in everyone that is yearning to understand why things happen and what we can do about it. Like The Traveler’s Gift, The Noticer is a unique narrative blend of fiction, allegory, and inspiration in which gifted storyteller Andy Andrews helps us see how becoming a “noticer” just might change a person’s life forever.

The Noticer Collection

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780718088453
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Self-Help

Simple wisdom. Life changing perspective. In this two-book collection, bestselling author Andy Andrews introduces readers to Orange Beach, Alabama, is a simple town filled with simple people. But like all humans on the planet, the good folks of Orange Beach have their share of problems—marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge of bankruptcy, as well as the many other obstacles that life seems to dish out to the masses. Fortunately in The Noticer, when things look the darkest, a mysterious man named Jones has a miraculous way of showing up. An elderly man with white hair, of indiscriminate age and race, wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt and leather flip flops carrying a battered old suitcase, Jones is a unique soul. Communicating what he calls “a little perspective,” he explains that he has been given a gift of noticing things that others miss. “Your time on this earth is a gift to be used wisely,” he says. “Don’t squander your words or your thoughts. Consider even the simplest action you take, for your lives matter beyond measure . . . and they matter forever.” Jones speaks to that part in everyone that is yearning to understand why things happen and what we can do about it. As the story continues to unfold in The Noticer Returns, Jones uses his unique talent of noticing little things that make a big difference. And these “little things” grant people a life-changing gift—perspective. Along the way, families will be united, financial opportunities will be created, and readers will be left with powerfully simple solutions to the everyday problems we all face. What starts as a story of one person's everyday reality unfolds into the extraordinary principles available to anyone looking to create the life for which they were intended.

Die Reise

Author: David Gregory
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783765570568
Release Date: 2012-06-22
Genre: Fiction

Was wäre, wenn ... ein faszinierender Fremder Sie besser zu kennen scheint als Sie sich selbst? Endlich unterwegs und weg von zu Hause! Auf einem Flug zu einem geschäftlichen Auftrag lässt sich die Grafikerin Mattie die letzten Wochen durch den Kopf gehen: die Veränderung ihres Mannes, seine verrückte Geschichte, nach der er meint, Jesus begegnet zu sein und mit ihm zu Abend gegessen zu haben, und ihr Wechselbad der Gefühle in ihrer ohnehin angespannten Ehe. - Ob das nun das Ende bedeutet? Die Reise kommt ihr gerade recht. Und nun - dieser faszinierende Fremde. Er ist feinfühlig, aufmerksam ... und schon bald sind die beiden in tiefsten Gesprächen, sogar über Religion und Beziehungen. Und über die große Sehnsucht im Leben. Mattie ist angezogen und verwirrt zugleich: Wer ist dieser Mann, der ihr direkt ins Herz zu schauen scheint?

You re Nose Is in My Crotch and Other Things You Shouldn t Know about the Noticer

Author: Andrew Birling
Publisher: Lennex
ISBN: 5517258751
Release Date: 2013-04
Genre:

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

Die Begegnung

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Brunnen Verlag Gießen
ISBN: 9783765570506
Release Date: 2012-06-22
Genre: Fiction

"Manchmal muss man die Dinge nur ein bisschen anders sehen". Diesen Satz kann Andy nicht vergessen. Dieser Satz von Jones, dem Mann mit dem Koffer, hat sein Leben zum Guten verändert, hat ihm Freude und Perspektiven fürs Leben gegeben. Wie Andy geht es vielen anderen in Orange Beach: einem Paar kurz vor der Trennung, jungen Leuten ohne Hoffnung, einem Unternehmer mit unsauberen Geschäften, zwei alten Menschen ohne Freude. Alle finden sie auf die Spur des Lebens zurück, alle erleben und entdecken sie Unglaubliches. Und alle fragen sie sich: Wer ist der Mann mit dem Koffer, der nie zu altern scheint?

The Noticer Returns

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849964121
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Self-Help

Perspective is a powerful thing. Andy Andrews has spent the past five years doing a double take at every white-haired old man he sees, hoping to have just one more conversation with the person to whom he owes his life. Through a chance encounter at a local bookstore, Andy is reunited with the man who changed everything for him – Jones, also known as “The Noticer.” As the story unfolds, Jones uses his unique talent of noticing little things that make a big difference. And these “little things” grant the people of Fairhope, Alabama, a life-changing gift - perspective. Along the way, families will be united, financial opportunities will be created, and readers will be left with powerfully simple solutions to the everyday problems we all face. Through the lens of a parenting class at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama, Jones guides a seemingly random group to ask specific questions inspired by his curious advice that “You can’t believe everything you think.” Those questions lead to answers for which people have been searching for centuries: How do we begin to change the culture in which we live? What is the key to creating a life of success and value? What if what we think is the end...is only the beginning? What starts as a story of one person's everyday reality unfolds into the extraordinary principles available to anyone looking to create the life for which they were intended.

How Do You Kill 11 Million People Intl Ed

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849964022
Release Date: 2012-01-02
Genre: Self-Help

It all comes down to the truth. Much like the character in one of his best-selling books, Andy Andrews is first and foremost a Noticer. Sometimes, all one needs is a little perspective and Andy has been providing that perspective to some of the world’s most influential companies and organizations for the last 20 years. His ability to transform an individual by their own understanding and desire has made him loved by millions. Now, Andy Andrews brings his lessons and perspective into the important arena of government, citizenship, and what it means to completely uphold the truth. If the truth is what sets us free, what does it mean to live in a society where truth is absent? How do truth and lies in the past shape our destiny today? Through the lens of the Holocaust, best-selling author Andy Andrews examines the critical need for truth in our relationships, our communities, and our government. In this compact, nonpartisan book, Andrews urges readers to be “careful students” of the past, seeking accurate, factual accounts of events and decisions that illuminate choices we face now. By considering how the Nazi German regime was able to carry out over eleven million institutional killings between 1933 and 1945, Andrews advocates for an informed population that demands honesty and integrity from its leaders and from each other. The future of our country rests on the ability to separate the truth from lies, and Andrews compels each of us to examine our leaders’ claims with a critical eye. His question— how do you kill eleven million people?—is provocative, but his warning is clear: “Only a clear understanding of the answer to this question and the awareness of an involved populace can prevent history from continuing to repeat itself as it already has, time and again.”

The Seven Decisions

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780529112705
Release Date: 2014-05-13
Genre: Self-Help

Just one of these decisions can alter the course of a person’s life. What if you decided to master all seven? In this revised and repackaged version of Mastering the Seven Decisions, master storyteller and life coach Andy Andrews has fast-forwarded the concept of success and what it takes to make it stick. Seeking out what separates the ordinary life from the extraordinary, Andrews has spent much of his life dissecting countless biographies and spending time with some of the most successful people on the planet in an effort to understand the principles that propel them toward greatness. The result: seven simple principles that – when applied consistently- render extraordinary lives. Through his entertaining, down-to-earth style, Andrews introduces these principles and offers all the tools necessary to make lasting changes in your life. The consistent application of the Seven Decisions brings about what can only be called miracles: What was once labeled “impossible” actualizes. Opportunities that once eluded you are now attracted to you. Dysfunctional relationships transform into harmonious ones. Life, which was once a struggle, now becomes an exciting adventure! Praise for Andy Andrews “I read everything he writes again and again. Andy Andrews is, quite simply, my favorite author.” —Margaret Kelly, CEO, RE/MAX “Andy Andrews’s words—both written and spoken—are a significant and enduring presence in the lives of our Squadron Commanders around the world.” —Lt. Gen. Michael W. Wooley, USAF Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command “If Andy Andrews lived in England, the queen would have knighted him by now. Andy’s books—all of his books—are just that good!” —Louie Anderson, comedian and actor “Andy Andrews’s encouragement and motivation have inspired AdvoCare leaders to take the next step forward in their businesses. His insight and wisdom are appreciated, and The Seven Decisions is a must-read book!” —Richard Wright, president and CEO, AdvoCare “Andy Andrews has done it again. This book will inspire you, touch your heart and soul, and change you in every way you desire!” —Don Hobbs, chairman and cofounder, Hobbs & Herder Advertising

How Do You Kill 11 Million People International Edition

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9780849948350
Release Date: 2012-01-03
Genre: Political Science

"If the truth is what sets us free, what does it mean to live in a society where truth is absent? How do truth and lies in the past shape our destiny today? Through the lens of the Holocaust, Andy Andrews examines the critical need for truth in our relationships, our communities, and our government"--

Pedagogical Psychology Beyond the 21st Century

Author: Gretchen M. Reevy
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
ISBN: 9782889195626
Release Date: 2015-07-22
Genre:

Frontiers in Psychology is introducing a new research topic, Pedagogical Psychology: Beyond the 21st Century, which will be released as an online journal issue in summer 2014. The purpose of Beyond the 21st Century will be to publish goal- oriented articles leading to improvement of teaching and learning at all levels of psychology education. Until perhaps 20 years ago, educational approaches to teaching were largely informed by a “Stand and Deliver” pedagogical attitude. The psychology of this approach has often invested unrealistic and unrealizable responsibilities in both teachers and students. With the emergence of electronic data sharing (e.g., the Internet) and global cooperation/competition, newer approaches to teaching have begun to supplement and sometimes replace the older model of teaching. These newer approaches have simultaneously taken advantage of technological advances, global changes, and an evolving understanding of successful student-mentor relationships. As the pedagogical models driven by these changes evolve into the 22nd century and beyond, what seems groundbreaking today will, in hindsight, be seen as hidebound. Thus, the major goal of Beyond the 21st Century will be to publish manuscripts which imaginatively, but realistically anticipate future trends in teaching undergraduate psychology. Types of manuscripts which are appropriate for Pedagogical Psychology should be visionary, yet empirically and/or theoretically based. We welcome manuscripts in all domains of pedagogical psychology, with a special interest on topics that are new, or expected to evolve rapidly. Such innovative topics include, but are not limited to: Online and hybrid teaching; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). How has student success improved with the introduction of online/distance education? Are there dangers associated with online/distance education, especially MOOCS? How can student success be improved as technology evolves beyond the MOOC concept? What technological advances will make psychology education available and useful for more, and more diverse students? How can the physical classroom be transformed into a student centered, effective, virtual environment? Using the internet as resources for classes (e.g., stat tutorials, etc.) Uses of technology, such as social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), wikis, and clickers in the classroom The challenge of teaching particular courses online, such as psychology laboratory courses or practicums Seeking effective user feedback (i.e., regarding user friendliness, teaching effectiveness) for online courses, including MOOCs The Wikipedia initiative of the Association for Psychological Science Teaching “Generation Me;” anticipating changing generational needs Teaching international students Teaching non-traditional-age students Undergraduate research projects Integrating multiculturalism into all courses Infusing social justice issues into psychology courses Creating opportunities for interdisciplinary learning Teaching techniques for psychology courses which are often offered as electives rather than core curriculum (e.g., evolutionary psychology, psychology and the law, cross-cultural psychology, health psychology, positive psychology) Assessing institutional student learning objectives across the curriculum Contingent faculty/adjunct faculty/lecturers in psychology departments Working with changing legislative & accreditation constraints and unpredictable budgets Co-Hosts of Pedagog

The Heart Mender

Author: Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418555320
Release Date: 2011-04-11
Genre: Self-Help

“With the skill of a virtuoso, Andy Andrews continues his string of successful writing performances in his latest entertaining masterpiece. The plot, characters, and storyline combine to summon the reader into an unforgettable experience.” Robert Silvers Executive Publisher, The Saturday Evening Post “At the Maui Writers Conference, we have had the best . . . including filmmakers Ron Howard and James L. Brooks, . . . Pulitzer winners Dave Barry and Carl Bernstein, best-selling authors Elmore Leonard, Mitch Albom, Robin Cook, Elizabeth George, and Barbara Kingsolver. Andy Andrews is right at the top of the list.” Shannon Tullius Cofounder & Director, Maui Writers Conference In the classic storytelling style of The Noticer andThe Traveler’s Gift, New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews now delivers an adventure set sharply against the warm waters and white sands of the Gulf of Mexico in WWII America. Saddened and unable to abandon her resentment toward the Nazi war machine that took her husband’s life, the young and attractive Helen Mason is living a bitter, lonely existence. Betrayed and left for dead, German U-boat officer Lt. Josef Landermann washes ashore in a sleepy town along the northern gulf coast, looking to Helen for survival. The Heart Mender is a story of life, loss, and reconciliation, reminding us of the power of forgiveness and the universal healing experience of letting go. Released in a previous edition as Island of Saints

Communication in Nursing

Author: Julia Balzer Riley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323354158
Release Date: 2015-12-21
Genre:

Immerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today s nursing practice! Communication in Nursing, 8th Edition adopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, exercises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication skills in a variety of clinical settings. With its conversational tone, this relatable text takes you beyond theory to show you how to use communication as a tool to limit stress in your nursing practice. A new "Active Learning" feature that promotes goal-directed reading, and additional QSEN exercises highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients all in an easy-to-read magazine layout.QSEN preface and exercises stress how communication impacts safety and quality of care."Moments of Connection" boxes highlight beneficial outcomes of successful communication and provide concrete examples of how communication techniques work.""Reflections on..."" boxes provide thoughtful summary exercises at the end of each chapter that give you a specific task to help you integrate chapter material into the broader scope of nursing practice."Wit & Wisdom" boxes present selected verses and quotations relevant to chapter topics, adding interest and humor. These boxes keep your attention by providing moments of relief from serious topics and "a-ha" moments when theory becomes linked to practice.Exercisesthroughout each chapter help you master chapter techniques and strengthen your communication skills.NEW! "Active Learning" feature in every chapter promotes active, goal-directed reading.NEW! Exercises in each chapter, including reflective journaling, remediation, online and group activities, and discussion topics, help facilitate various learning types.NEW and UPDATED! Additional QSEN exercises and an updated QSEN preface highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients.NEW! Discusses the importance of interprofessional education and communication in the healthcare environment.NEW! Addresses the importance of "presence" in nursing being present for clients, families, colleagues, and self. NEW! New content on healthy grief and the issues of death denial and death phobia and professional boundaries related to social media.NEW! Coverage of the most current research about the importance of self-care.NEW! Explains the importance of the concept of "the pause" in communication so you better understand how and when to use pauses. "

Communication in Nursing

Author: Julia Balzer Riley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323354110
Release Date: 2015-12-26
Genre: Medical

Immerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today’s nursing practice! Communication in Nursing, 8th Edition adopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, exercises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication skills in a variety of clinical settings. With its conversational tone, this relatable text takes you beyond theory to show you how to use communication as a tool to limit stress in your nursing practice. A new Active Learning feature that promotes goal-directed reading, and additional QSEN exercises highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients — all in an easy-to-read magazine layout. QSEN preface and exercises stress how communication impacts safety and quality of care. Moments of Connection boxes highlight beneficial outcomes of successful communication and provide concrete examples of how communication techniques work. "Reflections on..." boxes provide thoughtful summary exercises at the end of each chapter that give you a specific task to help you integrate chapter material into the broader scope of nursing practice. Wit & Wisdom boxes present selected verses and quotations relevant to chapter topics, adding interest and humor. These boxes keep your attention by providing moments of relief from serious topics and "a-ha" moments when theory becomes linked to practice. Exercises throughout each chapter help you master chapter techniques and strengthen your communication skills. NEW! Active Learning feature in every chapter promotes active, goal-directed reading. NEW! Exercises in each chapter, including reflective journaling, remediation, online and group activities, and discussion topics, help facilitate various learning types. NEW and UPDATED! Additional QSEN exercises and an updated QSEN preface highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients. NEW! Discusses the importance of interprofessional education and communication in the healthcare environment. NEW! Addresses the importance of "presence" in nursing — being present for clients, families, colleagues, and self. NEW! New content on healthy grief and the issues of death denial and death phobia and professional boundaries related to social media. NEW! Coverage of the most current research about the importance of self-care. NEW! Explains the importance of the concept of "the pause" in communication so you better understand how and when to use pauses.

The Journey of a Humbled Heart

Author: Jay Alan Goldfarb
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452533555
Release Date: 2011-04-28
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Jay Goldfarb is a modern day philosopher, professional Life Guide, and motivational speaker who, as a result of his own extremely intimate spiritual journey, helps guide others to achieving what Jay calls, a "Humbled Heart". You have the power to create absolutely anything you want in your life, including a life of purpose. Your natural state is one of infinite abundance. By connecting with your natural state you will naturally achieve what I call "a Humbled Heart". "Although we all define it differently and we all go about finding it in our own very intimate and unique way; I believe we all have this innate desire to achieve a Humbled Heart. Simply put, Jay describes a Humbled Heart as "a deep level of peace and happiness that touches you at your core. It is the spiritual essence of who you are". Jay shares his gifts through insightful concepts and philosophies, as well as providing the tools and exercises that has helped guide numerous individuals along their personal journey towards attaining a deeper level of peace and happiness, and manifesting the life they were meant to live. Jay shares this methodology though lectures, seminars, workshops, and open forum discussions that helps people to empower their lives with astonishing results. Jay shares very specific concepts, philosophies, and tools with fun improvisational exercises that will open your mind and broaden your perspective. Jay applies his unique methodology to helping individuals, couples, and groups achieve, develop, and embrace a deeper level of peace and happiness, a heightened sense of spiritual awareness, a better understanding of "self", and ultimately to manifest a purposeful life. If living the life you dream about is appealing to you, than this book is a must read. For more information on services call Jay at: 513-312-4579. E-mail at: [email protected] www.journeyofahumbledheart.com

The Balanced Teacher Path

Author: Justin Ashley
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781631981654
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Education

It wasn’t long after being named North Carolina History Teacher of the year that Justin Ashley started noticing signs of burnout. He knew he needed to make some radical changes in how he handled his work and personal life. In The Balanced Teacher Path, Justin shares his personal story—illuminating how easy it is to give your job everything you’ve got and leave yourself with nothing outside of school—and shows new teachers and veterans alike the self-care techniques they can employ to create work-life balance and prevent burnout. With equal parts humor and wisdom, Justin analyzes four key aspects of every teacher’s life—career, social, physical, and financial—and offers practical advice to bring these areas into sync, reigniting a passion for teaching in the process.