Featured Book: THE THEORY OF MINIMALISM IN THE XXI CENTURY by Willy Joke

 

Title:   THE THEORY OF MINIMALISM IN THE XXI CENTURY

Subtitle:   Lifestyle and Business

Author: Willy Joke

Genre: Non-Fiction/Self-Help/Motivational/Business

Format: Kindle/Paperback

Pages:   50 pages

Publication Date: November 2020 

Synopsis:     What if the key to a Life or a more satisfying Career, is to work for yourself? Looking to build a (highly profitable) but tailor-made Business?

Focusing intentionally on what is really important and set aside the rest, this book tries to explain Minimalism as a new and exciting approach.

Minimalism is what makes us shed their excess material things so they could focus on the most important “things” in life and work.

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/THEORY-MINIMALISM-XXI-CENTURY-Lifestyle-ebook/dp/B08N2XVB79/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+theory+of+minimalism+in+the&qid=1605349880&sr=8-1

 

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Three by Geek Wing Chun’s, Steve Grogan

BOOK 1 : The Lone Warrior

LINK: http://www.geekwingchuninc.com/TheLoneWarrior.html

DESCRIPTION: Do you have a burning desire to get better at Wing Chun, but you can’t because you can’t make it to class much? Then on the nights you DO make it, you discover class is full of beginners, so your skills don’t get pushed to the next level. Author Steve
Grogan was stuck in the same position, until he came up with the ideas that fill this tome.

The Lone Warrior will help you build a day-by-day training routine that accommodates YOUR schedule. Steve lists the activities he has picked for his own training and then shows how even a full-time working father of four can fit 30-60 minutes of training into each day, even on work days!

The activities are broken into several categories:
•Solo activities (Forms, Shadow Boxing, etc.)
•Activities that require gear (Wooden Dummy work)
•Activities that require partners (Chi Sao)
•Activities that require partners AND gear (Sparring)

Each Category section features a description of all activities. As you read these, you should notate which items sound most appealing and/or address areas where you need improvement.

***And in case you are wondering: yes, this book even gives you a solution to that one persistent, pesky question, “How do I get better at Chi Sao if no one in my life even knows how to do it?”***

Once each activity has been described, you get to the section the describes how Steve organizes each day. Yours might look completely different, and that’s okay. The whole point is to give you a blueprint to follow. It’s a catalyst to inspire you to find your own path toward Wing Chun mastery!

Designed as a companion piece to Steve Grogan’s book of the same name (available for purchase here: http://www.geekwingchuninc.com/TheLoneWarrior.html, THE LONE WARRIOR App will help you build a training routine based around your daily schedule

 

BOOK 2:  How to Build a Free-Standing Wing Chun Wooden Dummy

LINK: http://www.geekwingchuninc.com/HowtoBuildaFreestandingWingChunWoodenDummy.html

DESCRIPTION: Finally, a guide that tells you how to build a free-standing wooden dummy (AND how to weight it down) at an affordable price.

Most wooden dummies cost $1000, and they also come on big, bulky frames that won’t fit in your apartment/house. Then you look for dummies that are built WITHOUT the frame, but guess what? They cost just as much!

You search for guides on how to build your own, but it seems like every guide out there tells you how to build them only with those gigantic frames. There are none that show you how to build one that can stand on its own.

Until now.

In this book, Steve Grogan provides you with everything you need to make your own dummy:

*A list of supplies
*Ideas on how to save $$$ on the above
*Easy-to-follow instructions
*Tips on how to weigh it down, and…
*Contact information if you have any questions

Grab this guide, and you will have a free-standing wooden dummy in your house in no time!

Steve Grogan is the founder of Geek Wing Chun (http://www.geekwingchuninc.com/). He has been practicing Wing Chun since 1995, and Geek Wing Chun is his way of sharing training tips and ideas with the world.

 

BOOK 3:  How to Teach Wing Chun

LINK: http://www.geekwingchuninc.com/HowtoTeachWingChun.html

DESCRIPTION: Martial arts schools are not like colleges. It’s not like everyone starts and finishes on the same date, and everyone is expected to know the same material by the end of the year. People start at different times, and they have different learning curves. They will not all advance at the same rate, even if they DO all start on the same day.

So how do we teach martial arts? Do we go into each class with no idea or lesson plan, just teaching willy nilly and hope that our students become good at our given style? No. We still need an underlying structure, a curriculum that provides an outline yet is still flexible to be changed if the need arises.

Steve Grogan has been studying Wing Chun since 1995 and teaching it since 2017. Over the last few years, he has analyzed and condensed his approach to teaching in a way that hits up areas where most students struggle. He knows that new students need more than just theory and forms; they need proof that what they are practicing will actually work if they ever have to defend themselves.

This book shows new Wing Chun instructors how they can organize what might initially seem like a formless monster into a clear and concise curriculum. Odds are that even OLD Wing Chun instructors might find something enlightening in its pages.

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Featured Book: A Living An Extraordinary Life: 9 Transformational Strategies To Live Your Best Life Now by Barbara Wayman

 

Title:   A Living An Extraordinary Life

Subtitle:   9 Transformational Strategies To Live Your Best Life Now

Author: Barbara Wayman

Genre: Non-Fiction/Self-Help/Motivational

Format: Kindle/Paperback

Publisher: CreateSpace

Pages:   116 pages

Publication Date: July 27, 2015

Synopsis:     Have you ever felt a pull toward greatness but stuck on what to do next? Have you watched people you know accomplish wonderful things and secretly wondered how they pulled it off? Living An Extraordinary Life pulls back the veil on little known strategies that can catapult anyone from so-so to Wow! Once you understand these lessons, you can apply them immediately to rocket out of mediocrity and into epic living.

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Living-Extraordinary-Life-Transformational-Strategies-ebook/dp/B012U36QBG/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=barbara+wayman&qid=1604348889&sr=8-1

 

Editorial Reviews

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“Also, local PR veteran Barbara Wayman is out with Living An Extraordinary Life – 9 Transformational Strategies for Living Your Best Life Now, which she said helps turn ‘experiences and lessons learned into helpful and practical tactics anyone can use to make small but impactful changes in their habits, thoughts and routines.'” – Columbus Business First

“This book absolutely needed to be written. I am getting so much out of it. The content is perfect for women seeking to step into their greatness. Everyone needs to read it.” -Barbara Stanny, author of Sacred Success: A Course in Financial Miracles

“This is a nightstand book. I will refer to it often to get some positive thoughts before I go to sleep. I will also use it to start each day with a challenge and some positive encouragement.” -Jennifer Jones Parker

“I love this book. It inspired me to make a simple change in how I approached a long-term goal. That small little shift made a huge difference. Starting with something easy, as Ms. Wayman suggests, was key.” -Ann Francis

“If you know Barbara, you know that she’s a deep thinker and has super-amazing, original thoughts and expert insights popping up all day long, so I simply couldn’t wait to learn more about her secrets to living an extraordinary life! I was not disappointed. I highly recommend her book if you want to live an extraordinary life.” –Meredith Liepelt, author of Own Your Star Power: Discover Yourself, Reveal Yourself, Get Discovered –This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the AuthorBarbara Wayman is passionate about living your best life now. She is an award-winning travel writer and public relations professional whose celebrity interviews and international travel stories have appeared in Home & Away magazine since 2001. She has modeled and acted in dozens of TV commercials and two short films and she recently competed in her debut bikini fitness competition. Barbara holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University. When she’s not lifting weights or devouring books she is probably planning her next big adventure. –This text refers to the paperback edition.

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New Release: Forget Me Not by Colette Sirabella

 

Title:   Forget Me Not

Author: Colette Sirabella

Illustrator:. Nikki Kivirtzikis

Genre: LGBTQ/Poetry

Format: paperback

Publisher: Independent

Pages:   235 pages

Publication Date: October, 2020

Synopsis: Forget Me Not was written by the deeply feeling, for the deeply feeling. This poetry book is an honest look at love, heartbreak, trauma, shame, anxiety, sexuality, growth, and healing that is much more realistic than we tend to let on. It is more than just the story of a lost first love. It is the journey of learning that there is a whole garden of things growing within you, and the people you love, and how to love all of those things, even if you don’t like them.

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Forget-Me-Not-Colette-Sirabella/dp/B08KJH6X7W/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Sirabella&qid=1602081561&sr=8-1

 

 

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Coming Soon: Overcomer: Discovering God’s Plan Against All Odds by Dorey Ross

 

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Title: Overcomer: Discovering God’s Plan Against All Odds

Author: Dorsey Ross

Genre: Non-Fiction/Spirituality/Autobiograpy

Format: eBook

Publisher: Self

Publication Date: COMING October, 2020 (PRE-ORDER NOW)

Synopsis:

Dorsey’s parents were in their forties. They had two grown daughters and were considered past child-bearing age. When Dorsey was born, the doctors believed he wouldn’t survive due to his life-threatening disability.

Yet, now that he is approaching the age his parents were when they had him, author Dorsey Ross has lived a life of perseverance, overcoming countless obstacles. He enjoys encouraging others not to allow what they have gone through to stop them from living the life that God has for them.

Dorsey’s new autobiography, Overcomer, details the challenges he and his family faced when at birth he was diagnosed with Apert Syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes abnormal shaping of the skull and face.

Though pressured by doctors to place Dorsey into an institution, his parents decided to take him home and do what they could to help his life thrive. His parents never held him back from the things he wanted to accomplish, and they discovered there were very few things he couldn’t do.

Dorsey has undergone multiple operations over his lifetime. However, regardless of what he has had to face, Dorsey has not given up. He does everything he can to accomplish the goals and dreams God gave to him.

Purchase Linkhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08F4SJGW1/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

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Featured Book-Self-Love Manual: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts To Achieve Financial Success by Tera Chantelle

 

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Title:        Self-Love Manual: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts To Achieve Financial Success 

Author:  Tera Chantelle

Genre: Non-Fiction/Motivational/Business

Format: ebook & paperback

Pages:    107 Pages

Date:      May 2020

Publisher: Independent

Synopsis:

How do you currently love yourself? Self-Love isn’t easy. Especially, when society has ingrained made up regulations to push us further away for our truth. We must tap into our spiritual gifts to discover financial freedom. This manual is for taking control of your own destiny. The actions and habits taught in this book will teach you self-motivation, self-investing and MORE. The journey requires a mindset of abundance and discipline. It’s crucial to take the time to invest in the inner work of self. It’s important to know yourself because that simple investment will add value to the world. Understand, providing value to the world gives you the influence that a job can never take away from you. The revolutionary guide will give you knowledge to gain the courage to step into your own power. It’s time to share your spiritual gifts to the world. Embrace the journey of Self-Love.

 

Buying Links:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088VXM3SY

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New Release- Into The Garden: Lessons on a Spiritual Journey by Cathy and Russell Gregory

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Title:                                                   Into The Garden

Subtitle:                                            Lessons on a Spiritual Journey

Author:                                             Cathy Gregory & Russell Gregory

Genre:                                               NonFiction/Spiritual/Faith

Format:                                             Paperback/eBook

Publication Date:                            July 20, 2020

Synopsis:                                          For Everything there is a Season” Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

An inspirational treasure, filled with uplifting personal memoirs, poetic prose and spiritual wisdom. The author Cathy Lynn Gregory teaches us to enter into relationship with God who meets us where we are in every season of our life. She leads us on a journey of the heart by sharing raw, honest and transformational stories of her life as a Christian mother, and entrepreneur. Rich with scripture, Into the Garden is soul food for the heart and a must for every Christian wanting to deepen their relationship with God.

 

  • •Learn the power of preparing, planting and cultivating God’s word
  • Learn the spiritual meaning of pain and suffering
  • Learn to rejoice in the Lord always!
  • Learn the benefits of prayer and faith
  • Learn the danger of temptation, and how to overcome it
  • Learn the healing power of forgiveness

 

 

  • This book delivers powerful messages by use of the seasons as outlined in Ecclesiastes.  The universal themes

    of human experience such as faith, worry, hope, courage, forgiveness, pain, suffering, preparation, healing, love and renewal, are presented in easy to read essays. Cathy shares with her readers practical down to earth spiritual messages just as God shared them with her while gardening in her east Texas home many years ago.

 

Buying Link:     https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08C811QSP/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0

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New Release- Diary of the Hottest Chili Pepper by Thousand Times

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Title:  Diary of the Hottest Chili Pepper

Author:    Jonathan “Thousand Times” King*

Genre: Literature/Fiction/Children’s

Publisher: Lift Off Ventures LLC

Format: ebook (Audio and Coloring Book coming Soon)

Pages:   100 pages

Publication Date: August 6, 2020

Synopsis:

Internationally acclaimed music producer “Thousand Times” has released his first book. Billed as the definitive self-help book for ages 4 to 104 ‘Diary of the Hottest Chili Pepper’ introduces the reader to concepts such as the importance of perseverance, being the best version of yourself & disregarding naysayers.

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Featured Book- Life of Action II by Mike Fury

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Title:  Life Of Action II 

Author:   Mike Fury

Publisher:        Mill City Press

Genre: Action/Film/Martial Arts

Format: Hardcover, Paperback & ebook

Publication Date: 2020

Synopsis:

 

Life of Action II takes readers behind-the-scenes once again for a compelling series of conversations, shedding light on the overlooked and misunderstood world of action genre cinema. In this brand-new collection of original interviews, we meet and get under the skin of some of the hardest working actors, filmmakers and stunt professionals working today to find out what motivates and inspires them, and the lessons we can take. 

Featuring new interviews with top talent such as Zoë Bell (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Death Proof), Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite, Spawn), Frank Grillo (Captain America: Civil War, Wheelman), Tony Jaa (Fast & Furious 7, Ong Bak), Simon West (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Con Air), Vic Armstrong (Total Recall, Raiders of the Lost Ark), Gareth Evans (Apostle, The Raid) and many more, this is a must-have for creatives and film fans, alike. 

Sharing unique stories and exclusive images from Bond, Indiana Jones, John Wick, The Raid, The Expendables and more, Life of Action II is an action-packed anthology unlike any other and raises the bar as any sequel should.

Buying Links:

https://www.mikefury.net/shop/life-of-action-book-ii

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New Release- Gratitude Journal for Kids by Tiffany Watkins

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Title:  Gratitude Journal for Kids 

Author:    Tiffany Watkins

Genre: Non-Fiction/Children’s learning

Format: Paperback

Pages:   100 pages

Publication Date: May 24, 2020

Synopsis:

Sometimes it can be challenging trying to encourage kids to remain positive. One way is to teach them the importance of Gratitude. This gratitude journal for kids will help girls focus on the positive things in their lives. It will also encourage an Attitude of Gratitude. Your child will be able to write down 3 things they are grateful for each day. It also includes a “Magic Moment of the Day” to highlight something special that happened to them during that day. They can draw using their artistic abilities in the “Magic Moment of the Day” section to express their gratefulness.

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