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International bestselling writer

With twelve books that have been translated into 13 languages and spent over 500 weeks on the international bestseller lists, Bernhard Moestl is one of the most successful non-fiction authors in the German-speaking world.

The mind is everything.
You are what you think.


On the Luck of Being Yourself

Are you dissatisfied with yourself and don't know what you really are behind the mask and screen persona? You can find your true self. In this book, Bernhard Moestl shows you the way to the person you really are. But how do you do that - find yourself? Self-discovery does not require headaches or great seriousness. Bernhard Moestl shows various paths that bring us closer to our true selves: But how does one master life: like a dancer, light-hearted and with ease? Or unencumbered by material things like a wandering monk?

The Dream of the Non-conformist Life

Deep in our hearts we dream of a different, a non-conformist life. We want to break free from old patterns and enjoy every moment. We can live this dream, but how do we find the courage to actually start? How do we free ourselves from our environment? How do we define our goals? Learn how you too can reach your own desired goals with the help of Asian philosophy of life.

Smiling is The Best Answer

"Life, as they say in China, can be mastered with a smile or not at all. In the end, it is above all those who succeed in remaining calm even in challenging situations and who have learned that not every action from someone else requires a reaction. Entertaining stories of true events provide deep insights into the Asian philosophy of life and show how this fascinating way of thinking can also make everyday life in the West easier.

The Dragon Temple

A mythical monastery in the holy mountains of China - in the main temple a crowd of Buddhist monks practising martial arts. There seems to be no room for a newcomer from Europe and his search for meaning. Why is the temple and the uniform movements of the martial exercises so fascinating - and can these monks really reveal something about the meaning of life? But how is one supposed to understand anything when everyday life consists of hard exercises, hardly anyone speaks one's language - and then even the master disappears? A wise Shaolin novel that provides answers to the big questions of life.

Winning Like a Shaolin

A master, they say in Shaolin, ends a fight even before it has begun. But how can one defend oneself against an attack? Don't you need great strength to prevail against a supposedly superior opponent? With the help of this book, you can really understand yourself and your opponent and develop the inner strength so you become uninteresting as an opponent.

Acting Like a Shaolin

Often we feel helpless and stuck? But often the mere thought of trying out new ways scares us so much that we don't even begin to act. The Shaolin monks teach us not only to dream about goals, but to achieve them. Learn how to dissolve everyday blockages, enable change and live a fear-free and self-determined life with the help of eight concrete action models.

Thinking Like a Shaolin

Only those who are able to deal with strong emotions gain control over their lives. A guidebook suitable for everyday use for all those who want to get a better grip on their lives, banish feelings such as fear or frustration from their everyday lives and also recognise emotional manipulations and react appropriately.

Shaolin - How to Win Without Fighting

The Shaolin monks of the legendary Shaolin monastery in China are famous for their unbeatable skill in kung fu. Shaolin kung fu, however, isn’t just a martial art but a special way of life and conduct that can be applied in any professional or personal context. The results are amazing. The real secret of the Shaolin monks’ success isn’t their physical strength: it’s their way of thinking that makes them invincible. Bernhard Moestl, who learned from the Shaolin monks and is today a Shaolin instructor, reveals for the first time the Shaolin principle of ‘mind power’, which is the source for the monks’ unbeatable energy since hundreds of years.

The Way of the Tiger

Are you aware of your strengths and talents? Only those who know themselves can make their point powerfully and prevail against those who are not aware of their resources. The Shaolin monks already knew about this connection and teach to follow the way of the tiger until today. Learn how to discover your inner strength, take control of your life and survive in everyday life with healthy self-esteem.

The Shaolin Principle

How often do we find it difficult to make a decision? For days we ponder the pros and cons, only to be paralysed in the end. But if you don't decide, you will be decided for. But it is possible to learn how to make sustainable decisions and draw on inner resources. You too can learn to make better decisions in everyday life with the thinking techniques of the Shaolin monks and samurai that have been tried and tested for centuries!

The 13 Seals of Power

Power is probably one of the most misunderstood phenomena our society has ever produced. Although it is omnipresent, hardly anyone wants to have anything to do with it, at least outwardly. But how does power come into being? Why do some manage to hold it for so long, while others lose it immediately? And what can leadership look like that is perceived as good by all sides? Answers to these and many other questions can be found in this book.

The Shaolin Book for Parents

Parents who honestly question themselves, reflect on their own experiences and determine their own position can accompany children well through life. They convey courage and self-confidence and can release their children into life with confidence. The centuries-old knowledge of the Shaolin monks on how to deal with people calmly also shows European parents a way out of uncertainty in parenting issues. A completely new yet conclusive look at the relationship between parents and children.

The Art of Riding a Dragon

»All that you are and all that you become is only within yourself.« Every human being lives in the reality that he or she has created through his or her own thoughts. But the power of thought gives each of us the possibility to change this reality - for the better or for the worse. With the help of twelve strategies, learn how to use your thoughts for yourself, find out which foreign influences paralyse or inspire you, and use the power of your thinking for your success.