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“A gem of a book. It’s honest and funny, reminding us to live in the moment and to pay attention to those around us. A joy to read.” —Sharon Salzberg, New York Times bestselling author of Real Happiness

Heather Lende has been praised for her storytelling talent and her plainspoken wisdom. She’s been called “part Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott” (Los Angeles Times), and with this new book, that comparison has never been more apt.

As the obituary writer in tiny Haines, Alaska, Lende knows something about lives well lived. And now, she’s distilled what she’s learned about living a more exhilarating and meaningful life into three words: Find the Good. It’s that easy–and that hard.

With humor and compassion, Lende reminds us that we can see every event as an opportunity to find the good. Drawing on her own experiences and unique skill of uncovering the positive aspects of the lives she chronicles, she shows us how to look at our relationships, our obligations, our priorities, our community, and our world from a fresh perspective. Lende empowers us to make the most of the life we have. As she says, “We are all writing our own obituary every day by how we live. The best news is that there’s still time for additions and revisions before it goes to press.”

A gift to share with friends and family, Find the Good offers a way out of the negativity and cynicism that often overwhelm our daily routines. In stormy times like these, we have to make our own good weather, and Find the Good shows us how.

Heather Lende is the New York Times bestselling author of If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name. She has contributed essays and commentary to NPR, the New York Times, and National Geographic Traveler and is a columnist for the Alaska Dispatch News and an obituary writer for the Chilkat Valley News. Visit her online at

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Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful People

Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful PeopleTwelve Qualities of Highly Successful People
And How YOU Can Develop These 12 Qualities
By Sati Achath
Publisher: CreateSpace
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 978-1490534930
Pages: 224
Genre:  Self-Help, Motivational

12 Qualities of Highly Successful People is an inspiring and captivating book. In this book Sati explains the winning qualities of 130 highly successful people, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Dr. Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Steven Spielberg, Jim Carrey, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sergey Brin & Larry Page (Google), Jack Dorsey (Twitter), and Jeff Bezos (

‘Common Traits’ and ‘You Too Can Develop’ sections in each chapter are step-by-step blueprints that will help you learn these great qualities which can unlock your potential and transform your life.

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