The Power of the Spoken Word

“You are now a master workman, and your tools are your words. Be sure you are building constructively.” Using affirmations to focus on improving your health, wealth, and happiness has shown to be a successful strategy in living mindfully. Florence Scovel Shinn’s work has been praised and referenced by self-improvement experts as diverse as Wayne…

Your Word Is Your Wand

“Your word is your wand. The words you speak create your own destiny.” Does this sound familiar? Florence Scovel Shinn’s work has been praised and referenced by self-improvement experts as diverse as Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Louise Hay, and Norman Vincent Peale. Shinn uses affirmations and success stories of her students to illustrate the power…

A Time for War: Veterans’ Stories from One American Town: Scituate, Massachusetts

From Vietnam vet Ronald Wheatley, A Time for War features in-depth interviews with 65 veterans who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, as well as stories of veterans from the Revolutionary, Civil, and Cold Wars. These are enlisted men and women, officers and volunteers, connected by a small seacoast town located midway between…