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8 Tips for Parents for a Successful School Year (guest post by Cindy McKinley)

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MSI Press author, Cindy McKinley, has contributed another helpful article to The Finding Your Path Project, that supports youth through school transitions. The article is called, "8 Tips for Parents for a Successful School Year" and can be read in its entirety at the Finding your Path Project website .

Excerpt from Road Map to Power (Husain & Husain):

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Excerpt from Road Map to Power : The 10 Rules of Power  1) You are likely average, mathematically speaking. 2) We have become more Wal-Mart than Wildebeest. 3) When you get to the part about “created equal,” keep reading. 4) Governments cannot legislate genetics. 5) Looking for security? It’s in the attachment. 6) Chances are you’re happy (despite the best efforts of the media). 7) Forge your armor out of resiliency. 8) If you don’t like the ending, rewrite the story. 9) Cultivate your garden. 10) Be more than humane, be a humanitarian. These ten rules are described, explained, and illustrated with real stories in the book. For more posts about the book, including reviews and more excerpts, click HERE .

Authors in the News: Julie Gentile Contributes to Power of Moms Blog

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Julie Gentile, author of 1 08 Yoga and Self-Care Practices for Busy Mamas , wrote an arutlce published on the Power of Moms blog: "5 Ways to Feel Amazing When You're a Busy Mom" Great picture, too! Read the article here .

Author in the News: Steven Greenebaum Interviewed on the Patricia Raskin Show

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Steven Greenebaum, author of One Family Indivisible , was interviewed on the Patricia Raskin Show recently. To listen to the podcast, click HERE . For more posts by and about Steven, click  HERE . For more stories of MSI Press authors in the news, click HERE .

Author in the News: "This Lynnwood Man Walked the Path to a Faith of Inclusiveness" (HeraldNet Article on Steven Greenebaum)

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Recently, HeraldNet wrote a column on the Reverend Steven Greenebaum and his new book, One Family Individible . Evan Thompson, Herald columnist, writes: There’s a verse in the Koran that illustrates how Steven Greenebaum, a lifelong Jew, sees the world. “We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another,” it reads. Breaking down denominational lines is Greenebaum’s life work. He’s the founder of Living Interfaith Church in Lynnwood, which embraces all religions and focuses on secular ethical teachings that unite all faiths: love, compassion and harmony. To read the rest of the article, click HERE . To read more posts by and about Steven Greenebaum, click HERE .

Book Review: Introductory Lectures on Religious Philosophy (Sabzevary)

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Recommended by US Review of Books. Read review online . Quote: "Because at our very core, we are lonely, isolated human beings who have to figure out what it is that makes us come to life." Conclusion: Conversational in style, the lectures are easy to read and comprehend. Tackling the difficult task of taking several Eastern religions and packaging them in a manner understandable to a Western audience, Sabzevary uses a light-hearted style, which, rather naturally, defuses the ethereal quality of religious dialogue and insight. On occasion, Sabzevary’s examples take on odd, slightly off-putting sexual themes, and his illustrative stories can change subjects and go in directions the original discussion wasn’t headed. However, most examples successfully illustrate the concept he is discussing in a manner beneficial to the listener, and thus, in turn, to the reader. Someone who picks up the book with the idea that the answers to life’s big questions will be found within

Authors in the News: Steven Greenebaum has a book signing at Third Place

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It looks like it was well-attended and enjoyed! Book: One Family: Indivisible: A Spiritual Memoir Available at online retailers, through bookstore, and at the MSI Press webstore . Read more about the book here .

Book Review: Girl You Got This! (Renz)

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From MidWest Book Review: Synopsis: "Girl, You Got This!: A Fitness Trainer's Personal Strategies for Success Transitioning into Motherhood" by Brittany Renz is a complete guide to setting yourself up for success while transitioning to motherhood. The 'real world practical' and experience based advice comes from an expert as Brittany is a wife, mother of one and a half kids (a three-year-old girl and soon-to-be born baby boy), entrepreneur, and personal trainer. In "Girl, You Got This!, Brittany deftly and accessibly shares her knowledge and experience to walk her readers through all of the phases of pregnancy, from before conception to delivery -- and ways to stay fit during each phase. Critique: A perfect gift book for expectant mothers, "Girl, You Got This!: A Fitness Trainer's Personal Strategies for Success Transitioning into Motherhood" features color photograph illustrations and is unreservedly endorsed and recommended for pers

Excerpt from Understanding the Entrepreneur: The 16 Socions/Personality Types

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The Quinelle series of books, based on Understanding the People around You , focuses on individual personality types. The excerpt below is from Understanding the Entrepreneur: Socionics in Everyday Life . It is from the introduction, which identifies the 16 socions (Jungian personality types) presented by Dr. Filatova, using one of the two models (Model A and Model J) by which socionists organize the tyeps. Which is your type? Check below! Want more information? Read the books! Start with Filatova's book, then turn to Quinelle's books that break out the individual styles: Understanding the Analyst Understnading the Critic Undersntading the Enterpreneur Understanding the Seeker ---- at least three more coming in 2020 (Romantic, Performer, Professional) From Understanding the Entrepreneur : Model J Model J also includes 16 psychological types, but the representational system used by Model J is simplified. For each of the 16 psychological types, Model J uses

Book Alert: One Simple Text...The Liz Marks Story

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Released today! It was every parent’s worst nightmare.  On a sun-drenched morning in April 2012, a Maryland state trooper knocked on Betty Shaw’s front door and delivered the grim news that her 17-year-old daughter, Liz, had been involved in a horrible car accident and was clinging to life.   Liz recovered from her life-threatening injuries but suffered severe and permanent effects from the accident. Texting while driving caused Liz’s crash, and she and her mother went on a mission to educate people about the perils of distracted driving. The pair began to speak before various groups, and as their popularity grew, they launched a video about Liz’s story which went viral, spawning magazine and online articles, as well as several TV appearances, including one on Oprah Winfrey’s  Where Are They Now?  show.  In  One Simple Text , Betty Shaw recounts her daughter’s frightening and arduous but ultimately uplifting and inspirational journey. Betty chronicles Liz’s ordeal from the day