Life Is Not Work Work Is Not LifeLife Is Not Work Work Is Not Life

A collection of mini-essays about work and life combine the wisdom of a theologian and a market researcher on the subject of how to balance work with everything else that matters.

Author: Robert K. Johnston

Publisher: Wildcat Canyon

ISBN: 1885171544


Page: 236

View: 750

A collection of mini-essays about work and life combine the wisdom of a theologian and a market researcher on the subject of how to balance work with everything else that matters.

The SandpipersThe Sandpipers

All your life you have spent working, building an empire. Why not see this as lay-
back time? To sit back and ruminate on the simple pleasures you've neglected
and sacrificed? Take time to enjoy your children and grandchildren. Work, Mr.

Author: N. E. Fonyuyson

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781480901353


Page: 118

View: 174

Our personal choices often conflict with the magnanimity with which building stable relationships require. Rose-Mary and her daughter, Angel, have, for the most part, lived as strangers to one another, treading separate self-destructive paths. They are only re-united by Rose-Mary¿s eminent demise. Rose-Mary, being the mother, carries most of the blame for their failed relationship. Such a responsibility as reconciliation, forgiveness, and unity cannot wipe out. What is needed is absolution¿that all powerful deliverance which surpasses the mere idea of ¿forgive and be forgiven.¿ In the end, it is Rose-Mary¿s voice that redeems her. Her voice called Joshua to her. It is not him who seeks her. She is the author of her own cleansing. Joshua is a pawn. Rose-Mary dies in peace, fully aware of what treasure family is. Angel mourns and weeps not with sadness, not for her loss. She cries for that which she has gained: love. She falls in love with new consciousness. Again, Joshua is the agent of her rescue, the vessel, the message bearer.

Life WorkLife Work

D. H. Lawrence wrote that “for some mysterious or obvious reason, the modern
woman and the modern man hate physical work,” and “The dream of every man
is that in the end he shall have to work no more.” When there is work in the TV ...

Author: Donald Hall

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 9780807095423


Page: 136

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Distinguished poet Donald Hall reflects on the meaning of work, solitude, and love "The best new book I have read this year, of extraordinary nobility and wisdom. It will remain with me always."—Louis Begley, The New York Times "A sustained meditation on work as the key to personal happiness. . . . Life Work reads most of all like a first-person psychological novel with a poet named Donald Hall as its protagonist. . . . Hall's particular talents ultimately [are] for the memoir, a genre in which he has few living equals. In his hands the memoir is only partially an autobiographical genre. He pours both his full critical intelligence and poetic sensibility into the form."—Dana Gioia, Los Angeles Times "Hall . . . here offers a meditative look at his life as a writer in a spare and beautifully crafted memoir. Devoted to his art, Hall can barely wait for the sun to rise each morning so that he can begin the task of shaping words."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "I [am] delighted and moved by Donald Hall's Life Work, his autobiographical tribute to sheer work--as distinguished from labor--as the most satisfying and ennobling of activities, whether one is writing, canning vegetables or playing a dung fork on a New Hampshire farm."—Paul Fussell, The Boston Globe “Donald Hall’s Life Work has been strangely gripping, what with his daily to do lists, his ruminations on the sublimating power of work. Hall has written so much about that house in New Hampshire where he lives that I’m beginning to think of it less as a place than a state of mind. I find it odd that a creative mind can work with such Spartan organization (he describes waiting for the alarm to go off at 4:45 AM, so eager is he to get to his desk) at such a mysterious activity (making a poem work) without getting in the way of itself.”—John Freeman’s blog (National Book Critics Circle Board President)

The Working LifeThe Working Life

Counseling absolute trust in God, he said we shouldn't worry about food: “Look at
the birds of the air: for they sow not, ... to live regularly, “For we have heard that
some among you are living irregularly, doing no work but busy at meddling.

Author: Joanne B. Ciulla

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 9780307786159


Page: 288

View: 908

A wide-ranging look at the allure and changing significance of work.With seductions, misunderstandings, and misinformation everywhere, this immensely readable book calls for a new contract--with ourselves. Drawing from history, mythology, literature, pop culture, and practical experience, Ciulla probes the many meanings of work or its meaninglessness and asks: Why are so many of us letting work take over our lives and trying to live in what little time is left? What has happened to the old, unspoken contract between worker and employer? Why are young people not being disloyal when they regularly consider job-changing? Employers can't promise as much to workers as before. Is that because they promise so much to stockholders? Why are there mass layoffs and "downsizing" in a time of unequaled corporate prosperity? And why are the most common lies in business about satisfactory employee performance? The traditional contract between employers and employees is over. This thoughtful and provocative study shows how to replace it by the one we make with ourselves.

The Quality of American LifeThe Quality of American Life

Except for persons still preparing themselves for a career or retired from a life of
work, very few Americans are not in some degree involved in the world of work.
Work is not only a virtually ubiquitous personal experience, it is also a domain of

Author: Angus Campbell

Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

ISBN: 9781610441032


Page: 600

View: 814

Considers how Americans define the quality of their life experiences, as expressed in their perceptions, evaluations, and satisfactions. Based on research conducted by the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, the book uses data which are representative of the national population eighteen years of age and older, and employs the major social characteristics of class, age, education, and income. The authors cover such topics as the residential environment, the experience of work, marriage, and family life, and personal resources and competence. They also report on the situation of women and the quality of the life experience of black people.

Man s Work not finished in this life A discourse on Micah vi 15 occasioned by the death of T H Cushman etcMan s Work not finished in this life A discourse on Micah vi 15 occasioned by the death of T H Cushman etc

to conclude his melancholy story in the words of the servants of Job , 6 And I ,
only , am escaped alone , to tell thee . ” Nay , it is not certain that a single plank
remains to tell the fate of the lost steam ship . We have had examples combining

Author: Ezra A. HUNTINGTON


ISBN: BL:A0019231576



View: 253

Life on the EdgeLife on the Edge

But not by much. Overcommitted and frazzled families are commonplace in our
culture. Husbands and wives have no time for each other. Life is nothing but work
, work, work. They are continually frustrated, irritable, and harried. They don't take

Author: James C. Dobson

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414355689


Page: 272

View: 813

As a young adult, you will face crucial questions about identity, education, marriage, career, God's will, and much more. Some of the most dramatic and permanent changes in life will occur during the “critical decade”—those ten years between 16 and 26. Are you prepared to make the right choices? You can be. Like a trusted friend who understands, Dr. James Dobson candidly addresses the issues that today's young adults face. In his warm, conversational style, he reveals principles to help you make right choices and get the direction you need in order to look forward to a bright and successful future.

Good Bye Job Hello LifeGood Bye Job Hello Life

Sasha, an engineer working for one of the Big Three automotive companies, did
not realize how much passion he had for a job that he kind of fell into by accident.
Sasha's son, Nikola, played AAA hockey, which is a very costly sport, in Detroit.

Author: Mira Tasich

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 9781452519951


Page: 204

View: 428

Rejuvenate Yourself with Mira Tasich’s Self-Renewal Inspirations Sincerely and candidly, Mira Tasich writes of her personal rollercoaster journey from fear and self-doubt to power and rejuvenation. Goodbye Job, Hello Life never lectures readers but offers them lessons on how to re-invent and discover their hidden powers.

Working Mexican Is Color of Work Work is Less Less Is Not BlackWorking Mexican Is Color of Work Work is Less Less Is Not Black

So that the people as a whole function or operate affectively as a civilization.
Along with generating the productivity of business, and monetary compensation
in each persons daily life which is important to the welfare of people through a
job or ...

Author: Marlon Manning

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781480997509


Page: 54

View: 519

This book presents empirical observation analysis of a spawning civilization in the United States, which seems to be ethnic in its designation. A growing populous seeks recognition by utilizing organized social interaction. Moreover, these people or groups, have the ability to change the base structure of accepted norms in our civilization through their social organization. This has an effect on many people in our civilization and our ability as people to be unified to work together to continue to build America. This book is a study of sociology, the culture of ethnic social organization, and working social organization. It is a documented account which presents new information for people and social scientists to analyze. It explores the existing working culture, the changes to our civilization which is influenced by people or organized groups, from the perspective of a man with a working theme within the civilization.

Work Life 2000 Yearbook 3Work Life 2000 Yearbook 3

The third of a series of Yearbooks in the Work Life 2000 programme, preparing
for the Work Life 2000 Conference in Malmö 22–25 ... Changes in technology
and work organisation have had radical impacts, which have not been

Author: Richard Ennals

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1852333839


Page: 236

View: 290

New technologies and the growing flow of information create new conditions for individuals who use these technologies in the work place. The existence and application of modern IT systems can result in new forms of work, tasks that have actually emerged as a result of modern computer and other systems. This third Work Life 2000 Yearbook is pan-European in nature, and provides the researcher with valuable source material relating to the EU's response to the changing working environment.

Your Life is Not a LabelYour Life is Not a Label

A Guide to Living Fully with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome for Parents,
Professionals, and You! Jerry Newport ... If there is no trustee , you should find a
Certified Public Accountant . ... It's not like most of us are working all of the time .
Most of ...

Author: Jerry Newport

Publisher: Future Horizons

ISBN: 1885477775


Page: 316

View: 557

Jerry Newport, diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome / High Functioning Autism at age 47, wrote this book for those with developmental disorders, but it resonates with people with any disability. His message: everyone has the power, and the right, to improve the quality of their lives despite their disability. Don't believe you must be "normal" to be happy; learn to co-exist with neuro-typicals, and become the best human being you can be. Jerry candidly reveals his own failures and successes. His heartfelt advice stems from a deep sense of caring for "his people" on the spectrum. If you read only one personal account about autism, this should be it!

There Is Power in LivingThere Is Power in Living

There is no plastic surgery available to give you an artificial sense of someone
else, and this is a very good thing ... Do not fool yourself here like some people in
real life or in the movies do by giving up because things are not working out ...

Author: Dustin Vaughn Warncke

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595180721


Page: 169

View: 616

Do you want to change or improve your life? Do you want to achieve your dreams and find meaning in your life? There is Power in Living by Dustin Warncke is one of the best guides available because it presents both spiritual and practical tactics to help improve your life for the better. In this book, Warncke explores many topics such as: -Discovering happiness and inner peace -Learning how to leave the past behind and learn from it -Exploring how to achieve your goals and follow your dreams -Finding meaning in living and loving -Understanding yourself and other people As well as much, much more. Dustin Warncke has helped hundreds of people improve their lives and define ways to achieve their dreams. This book combines many insights and experiences together with popular psychology to prove that there is truly power in living...

Wake up to Your W Hole LifeWake up to Your W Hole Life

They do not work in an adult's life. How do we recognize when our MM strategy
has failed? We are head first in a (w)hole. Instead of feeling “relieved,” we feel
worse. Instead of being securely the “Me” we would prefer to be, we discover ...

Author: Alaya Chadwick

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781450242455


Page: 368

View: 462

The Universal Story: Life has a way of catching us off guard, turning our world upside down or even shattering it in a second. We react ony to find ourselves in the same old pit again. Now what? Waking Up: Discover your hidden strategies and reveal your (W)holeness. A different WAY: You are the expert! All you need is the Wisdom Map. An invitation: Read this and experience surprising relief and potent aliveness. Alaya Chadwick is able to put hands and feet on extremely complex concepts in a way which connects them to the living reality of everyday life...An indispensable tool for assessing oneself in those volatile times. The brilliancy of this path is that once you learn to use the map, the way home is lovingly put into your own hands. - Martha Harrell, M.S.N. Ph.D., contributing author to Transforming Terror: Reclaiming the World Soul. Alaya confirms what weve long feared: its a near impossible journey to complete with only a partial understanding of how one integrates psyche and soul. Here, in the hands of this storyteller, therapist-minister extraordinaire, we find what weve longed for. - Sunny Shulkin, LCSW, BCD, Master Trainer of Harville Hendrixs Imago Relationship Therapy, co-author with Pat Love of the book How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship.

Life with the EsquimauxLife with the Esquimaux

of our working during Ebierbing's sickness, as all of the natives, including
intelligent Tookoolito, sincerely believe. They consider that it is ... To my
astonishment, she replied that “Innuits could not do such work at the present time.
” Her answer ...

Author: Charles Francis Hall

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108041393


Page: 370

View: 635

First published in 1864, this two-volume work describes the American explorer Charles Francis Hall's first Arctic expedition.

Make Life WorkMake Life Work

The core ideas presented in that draft compelled me to start my training and
consulting business and have also made its way into this book, Make Life Work:
Personal Growth For Today's Entrepreneur. Not bad, huh! So there you have it.

Author: Gemeem Davis

Publisher: Gemeem Davis

ISBN: 9781456563455


Page: 130

View: 859

Success is an inside job. In this comprehensive practical guide to life and business creation you will come to understand that life is speaking to you. To achieve the level of success you've been wanting, it's imperative that you master this ongoing, all encompassing "Great Conversation" between you and You. The physical you and the inner most part of You. Make Life Work weaves self awareness and the law of attraction with business strategic planning to walk entrepreneurs step-by-step through their own Great Conversation. The result, you will have your own unique blueprint for manifesting your life and business just as you want it, from the inside out! Make Life Work will show you how to: -- Discover your soul's purpose -- Bring that purpose to your business. -- Craft your vision and business goals based on what you have to give. -- Write your business mission statement -- Create B.I.G. S.M.A.R.T. Goals for your business and life -- Learn practical strategies to align your inner world with your business objectives, allowing abundance to flow to you on every level.

Chemical Dependency CounselingChemical Dependency Counseling

We can reach our full potential in life only when we meet our problems head-on,
accept the responsibility for them, and work toward resolution. Problems cause
us to feel pain. This pain is not bad; it is good. It motivates us to change. It gives
us ...

Author: Robert R. Perkinson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412957007


Page: 725

View: 395

This volume is the most comprehensive guideáfor counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependant in a variety of settings. It is a very basic introduction that guides the counselor through treatment from A toáZ. Itáis alsoáa popular core text for courses in addiction/substance abuse counseling. Presents the state-of-the-art tools necessary to deliver outstanding treatment and meet the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies.áChapters cover the gamut of treatment issues, including developing the therapeutic alliance, screening, detoxification, biopsychosocial assessment, dual-diagnosis, patient orientation, treatment planning, individual therapy, group therapy, case management, crisis intervention, referral, record keeping, discharge planning, and referral. Author Robert R. Perkinson provides case studies and step-by-step instructions with clear explanations and procedures that counselors need to use in all phases of patient care. One of the key features of this volume is the inclusion of over 50 appendices, which includes screening questionnaires, scales, history assessments, personal recovery plans, in-patient and out-patient schedules, and many, many more. The new edition will add more appendicies and update existing ones.

Get a Life Not a JobGet a Life Not a Job

In fact, a little downtime can actually boost your productivity as vacations (lasting
one week or more) have been shown to increase work performance. A recent
study, conducted by Air New Zealand in conjunction with former NASA scientists,

Author: Paula Caligiuri PhD

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780137080915


Page: 208

View: 828

You can design your own career, so you love what you do! You only have one life: why settle for anything less? Whether you’re an entrepreneur or working within a company, Get a Life, Not a Job shows how you can make it happen for yourself. You’ll learn how to move towards a fulfilling career that offers greater work-life balance, financial security, and personal control over your future -- and more sheer pleasure and inspiration from the work you do. You’ll learn how to allocate more time to roles you enjoy, and shed roles you can’t stand… identify career choices you’ll be passionate about, and build your skills and abilities to match them… improve your career without leaving your employer, and make your position more resistant to downsizing… define a mix of several stimulating and liberating wealth-building activities that keep your life engaged and balanced… keep personal relationships healthy while you pursue work you’ll love. This book doesn’t just teach you powerful career techniques: it profiles people in all walks of life who’ve used these them to build truly inspiring careers. With greater workplace uncertainty than ever, you can no longer afford to let anyone else control your destiny — or to maintain outdated “psychological contracts” with your employer. You need to take control of your own career and future. With this book’s help, you can do just that — and make work more fulfilling than you ever dreamt possible.

Media WorkMedia Work

In contemporary society, argues Zygmunt Bauman, work is the normal state of all
humans; not working is abnormal.1 Life has come to mean: work. People spend
more time in institutions of higher education hoping to have a better chance in ...

Author: Mark Deuze

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 9780745639253


Page: 278

View: 597

Offering an account of what it is like to work in the media, this book is about who they are, what they do, and what their work means to them: creatives in advertising agencies, marketing communicators and public relations officers, journalists, computer and video game developers, filmmakers and television producers.

Career Management Work Life IntegrationCareer Management Work Life Integration

For example, a child with a fever takes priority over office appointments, whereas
a child with a mild cold does not. • Divide and establish boundaries between
roles. Devote full attention to a given role when you are in that role, and do not
work ...

Author: Brad Harrington

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781452278940


Page: 248

View: 391

Career Management & Work/Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to managing contemporary careers. Although grounded in theory, the book also provides an extensive set of exercises and activities that can guide career management over the lifespan. Authors Brad Harrington and Douglas T. Hall offer a highly useful self-assessment guide for students and other individuals who want to deal with the challenge of succeeding in a meaningful career while living a happy, well-balanced life.