Description : Life can be hard! It might be challenges with your work, health, relationships, finances, and the list goes on. How can you manage the obstacles and appreciate the good things? This book makes it easier to – - Enjoy more positive days - Bounce back when things get tough - Create better relationships at work and at home It’s a toolbox stocked with 80 short but powerful strategies to help busy people like you Sharpen Your Positive Edge by shifting your thinking so you can be more motivated, happier, and less stressed. No wonder greater positivity has been found to lead to greater success! We’re naturally wired to focus on all the negative things in our work and lives. This isn’t our fault! It’s largely due to our important survival instinct designed to keep us alert for problems and danger. But in today’s world, there are very few life and death situations compared to prehistoric times, so we need a better balance. The rapidly expanding field of Positive Psychology is finding ways to help us override our negative bias and also see the good all around us. The problem is many of us don’t realize we have this ability, yet the truth is in every moment we have a choice. The strategies and insights in this book are designed to make that choice easier.
Description : Increasingly, the European Union and its member states have exhibited a lack of commitment to protecting the human rights of non-citizens. Thinking beyond the oppressive bordering taking place in Europe requires new forms of scholarship. This book provides such examples, offering the analytical lenses of memory and temporality. It also identifies ways of collaborating with people who experience the violence of borders. Established scholars in fields such as history, anthropology, literary studies, media studies, migration and border studies, arts, and cultural studies offer important contributions to the so-called “European refugee crisis”.
Description : Early 21st century media arts are addressing the anxieties of an age shadowed by ubiquitous surveillance, big-data profiling, and globalised translocations of people. Altogether, they tap the overwhelming changes in our lived experience of self, body, and intersubjective relations. Shifting Interfaces addresses current exciting exchanges between art, science, and emerging technologies, highlighting a range of concerns that currently prevail in the field of media arts. This book provides an up-to-date perspective on the field, with a considerable representation of art-based research gaining salience in media art studies. The collection attends to art projects interrogating the destabilisation of identity and the breaching of individual privacy, the rekindled interest in phenomenology and in the neurocognitive workings of empathy, and the routes of interconnectivity beyond the human in the age of the Internet of Things. Offering a diversity of perspectives, ranging from purely theoretical to art-based research, and from aesthetics to social and cultural critique, this volume will be of great value for readers interested in contemporary art, art-science-technology interfaces, visual culture, and cultural studies.
Description : If you are one of the millions of people who have already discovered the power of NLP, Neuro-linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies will allow you to perfect its lessons on how to think more positively and communicate more effectively with others. This workbook is packed with hands-on exercises and practical techniques to help you make the most of NLP’s toolkit for new thinking and personal change. These can have an impact on many aspects of your life: from helping you change your negative beliefs, to building rapport and influencing others, to taking charge of the direction your life is taking. Take your understanding of NLP to the next level, and reap the benefits. Neuro-linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies includes: Getting Your Mindset Right with NLP Setting Sound Goals Recognising Your Unconscious Values Recognising How You Distort Thinking Developing Personal Rapport Managing Your Emotions and Experiences Changing Habits and Modeling Success Recognizing What Works Adapting Language with Metamodeling and the Milton Model
Description : "Fragile Memory, Shifting Impunity is an interdisciplinary study of commemorative sites related to human rights violations committed primarily during dictatorial rule in Argentina (1976-1983) and Uruguay (1973-1985). Taking as a departure point the 'politics of memory'--a term that acknowledges memory's propensity for engagement beyond the cultural sphere--this study shifts the focus away from the exclusively aesthetic and architectural readings of marches, memorials and monuments to instead analyse their emergence and transformation in post-dictatorial Argentina and Uruguay. This book incorporates the role of state and societal actors and conflicts underpinning commemorative processes into its analysis, reading the sites within shifting contexts of impunity to explore their relationship to memory, truth seeking and justice in the long aftermath of dictatorship"--Provided by publisher.
Description : Christina Morina's book examines the history of the Eastern Front war and its impact on German politics and society throughout the postwar period. She argues that the memory of the Eastern Front war was one of the most crucial and contested themes in each part of the divided Germany. Although the Holocaust gained the most prominent position in West German memory, official memory in East Germany centered on the war against the USSR. The book analyzes the ways in which these memories emerged in postwar German political culture during and after the Cold War, and how views of these events played a role in contemporary political debates. The analysis pays close attention to the biographies of the protagonists both during the war and after, drawing distinctions between the accepted, public memory of events and individual encounters with the war.