Patricia L. Beaumont

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The 10 Best meditation apps

<b>1. Buddhify</b><p>This nicely-designed UK-created app is aimed at busy urbanites. You tell it whether you’re at the gym, walking, commuting or home. You can …

Ask an Expert: 5 Tips for Meditating at Home

I’ve always been a fan of longer-form writing here at D*S, but sometimes it’s nice to distill something down to its essential elements or a few …

Slow Down A Racing Mind

<i>By Matthew D. Della Porta for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Who doesn't love a parade? Dancing, music, balloon versions of cartoon characters; what a blast! But what if you were at a parade that never ended? After a while, the parade would not be so amusing -- it would be torture! In a sense, each of us has a …

No Time? No Problem -- Try Meditation on the Go

Daily stresses, as trivial as being stuck in traffic, were getting the best of me. Some days felt like a series of negative emotions: impatience, irritability, and anxiety. Living like this was exhausting and affecting my loved ones. I knew that I would benefit from meditation, but I couldn't …

Tranquility Quotes: 18 Peaceful Sayings To Bring Calm

Peace, calm and serenity: three components of The Huffington Post's Oasis that make it the tranquil space it is. Attendees have been seen napping, practicing yoga and clearing their heads.<p>You deserve to be in on the action -- whether you're physically at the Oasis, or not. Take a moment to scroll …

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The Dogs of Christmas

• <b>Author:</b> W. Bruce Cameron<p>From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of the <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestselling novel <i>A Dog's Purpose</i>, which is now a major motion pictures!<p>While nursing a broken heart, Josh Michaels is outraged when a neighbor abandons his very pregnant dog, Lucy, at Josh's Colorado home. …

King and Maxwell

• <b>Author:</b> David Baldacci<p>David Baldacci brings back Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--in their most surprising, personal, and dangerous case ever . . . KING AND MAXWELL It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, …

Sycamore Row

• <b>Author:</b> John Grisham<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><i>Don’t miss an original essay by John Grisham in the back of the book.</i><p><b>John Grisham takes you back to where it all began.</b> One of the most popular novels of our time, <i>A Time to Kill</i> established John Grisham as the master of the legal thriller. Now we …

One Summer

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p><b>A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book<br>A GoodReads Reader's Choice</b><p><b>In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.</b><p>The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of …

David and Goliath

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of <i>The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers,</i> and <i>What the Dog Saw,</i> offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.<p>Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing …

Storm Front

• <b>Author:</b> John Sandford<p><b>The thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series.</b><p>In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a message from Lucas Davenport: You’re about to get a visitor. It’s an Israeli cop, and she’s tailing a …

The Men Who United the States

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Winchester<p>Simon Winchester, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Atlantic and The Professor and the Madman, delivers his first book about America: a fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry …

Just One Evil Act

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth George<p><b>#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Punishment She Deserves Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: a gripping child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers as never before.</b><p>Barbara is at a loss: …

The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

Dust

• <b>Author:</b> Patricia Cornwell<p><b>From the world’s number-one bestselling crime writer comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.</b><p>Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta has just returned from working one of the worst mass murders in U.S. history when she’s awakened at an early hour by …