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By Jean Gervais. 1987
À partir d'une histoire d'un jeune garçon aux prises avec l'énurésie nocturne, c'est-à-dire que celui-ci mouille son lit la nuit,… l'auteur, psycho-éducateur, donne des conseils pratiques pour résoudre ces difficultés. Années 4-7.
By Lise Bourbeau. 1987
By Anna Mehler Paperny. 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLERAward-winning journalist Anna Mehler Paperny's stunning memoir chronicles with courageous honesty and uncommon eloquence her experience of depression and… her quest to explore what we know and don't know about this disease that afflicts almost a fifth of the population--providing an invaluable guide to a system struggling to find solutions. As fascinating as it is heartrending, as outrageously funny as it is serious, it is a must-read for anyone impacted by depression--and that's pretty much everybody. Depression is a havoc-wreaking illness that masquerades as personal failing and hijacks your life. After a major suicide attempt in her early twenties, Anna Mehler Paperny resolved to put her reporter's skills to use to get to know her enemy, setting off on a journey to understand her condition, the dizzying array of medical treatments on offer and a medical profession in search of answers. Charting the way depression wrecks so many, she maps competing schools of therapy, pharmacology, cutting-edge medicine, the pill-popping pitfalls of long-term treatment, the glaring unknowns and the institutional shortcomings that both patients and practitioners are up against. She interviews leading medical experts across Canada and the US, from psychiatrists to neurologists, brain-mapping pioneers to family practitioners, and others dabbling in strange hypotheses--and shares compassionate conversations with fellow sufferers.Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me tracks Anna's quest for knowledge and her desire to get well. Impeccably reported, it is a profoundly compelling story about the human spirit and the myriad ways we treat (and fail to treat) the disease that accounts for more years swallowed up by disability than any other in the world.
By Kelley Keehn. 2019
Learn how to save and spend wisely, feel good about money, and start living a more balanced life. No matter… your age, salary, social or relationship status, money is an important part of your life. Yet, somehow, talking about your money situation is hard. Why is it that you know more about what goes on in your friend’s bedroom than with their bank account? Do you know if your parents have a will or or if they’ll leave a legacy? How many of your colleagues are still paying off student debt but are jet-setting around the globe on multiple credit cards? Since no one is talking about it, you can’t be expected to learn how to manage your money on your own. With years of experience as a personal finance advisor and educator, Kelley Keehn will answer your most burning questions about money and will talk you through how to avoid mistakes along the way. You can gain control of your debt, learn to save for your future, have a life, and feel good about money all at the same time. And—spoiler alert—you don’t need a budget to do any of this! You’ll learn: -How to build good credit (and get rid of bad credit—especially credit card debt) -What all these dreaded acronyms mean and how they can work for you—TFSA, RRSP, RESP, CFP, CPP -How and when to invest for your future -How to talk about money with your partner—and everyone else in your life -How to save for a mortgage and then work towards being mortgage-free -How to have fun, splurge once in a while, and still save money With her unique blend of empathy and no-nonsense candor, Kelley takes you through the basics of personal finance with relatable anecdotes that expose the most common money pitfalls—and how to avoid them—so you can make financial decisions that are right for you.
By Pierre Blondeau, Paul Harasymowycz, Patrick Hamel, Frédérique David. 2014
" Au Canada, environ 400 000 personnes sont atteintes de glaucome. Cette maladie chronique de l'œil touche 1 % à… 3 % de la population du monde occidental de plus de 40 ans et 10 % des octogénaires. Il s'agit d'une maladie extrêmement sournoise, qui peut détruire les capacités fonctionnelles de l'œil de façon irréversible et sans avertissement. Le dépistage est donc un enjeu majeur de la lutte contre le glaucome, d'autant plus que des traitements très efficaces permettent d'empêcher ou de ralentir sa progression. Écrit par des médecins spécialistes, dans un langage simple et clair, ce livre couvre les différents aspects de la maladie et fournit toute linformation nécessaire aux patients et aux proches... " -- 4e de couv.
" Guide d'utilisation de l'olive et de son huile en thérapeutique. L'auteure expose les multiples bienfaits apportés par ce produit… végétal. Elle met en relief les différences entre les marques proposées à la vente. "
By J.-Claude St-Onge. 2015
" Votre enfant a beaucoup d'énergie un peu trop, même, aux dires de ses enseignant-e-s? Il est parfois distrait, impulsif… ou colérique? Comme des milliers d'autres jeunes, il pourrait recevoir un diagnostic de trouble déficitaire de l'attention avec ou sans hyperactivité (TDAH) et se voir prescrire un psychostimulant tel le Ritalin. Mais ces comportements sont-ils nécessairement les symptômes d'une "maladie" appelée TDAH? Quelle est la validité de ces diagnostics quand on sait que plus de la moitié d'entre eux sont ultérieurement retirés par un centre spécialisé? Poursuivant son travail sur le pouvoir d'influence de l'industrie pharmaceutique, J.-Claude St-Onge se penche cette fois-ci sur le phénomène du TDAH, qui a littéralement explosé depuis une trentaine d'années. Or, il s'agit d'un diagnostic hautement controversé: les critères pour l'identifier manquent de scientificité et il n'existe aucune preuve que ces symptômes soient le résultat d'un déséquilibre chimique du cerveau. Quant aux médicaments, à long terme, ils ne font aucune différence sur les résultats scolaires et les comportements des enfants. Pire, ils peuvent même aggraver leurs symptômes. " -- 4e de couv.
By Ray Robertson. 2020
“He who would teach men to die would teach them to live,” writes Montaigne in Essais, and in How to… Die: A Book on Being Alive, Ray Robertson takes up the challenge. Though contemporary society avoids the subject and often values the mere continuation of existence over its quality, Robertson argues that the active and intentional consideration of death is neither morbid nor frivolous, but instead essential to our ability to fully value life. How to Die is both an absorbing excursion through some of Western literature’s most compelling works on the subject of death as well as an anecdote-driven argument for cultivating a better understanding of death in the belief that, if we do, we’ll know more about what it means to live a meaningful life.
By Claudia Rainville. 2019
Le grand dictionnaire de la Métamédecine Au-delà du conscient, il y a l'inconscient qui recèle l'explication aux perturbations intérieures manifestées… par nos malaises et nos maladies. Médecine et Métamédecine sont complémentaires, comme le sont dans le cerveau l'hémisphère gauche (masculin) et l'hémisphère droit (féminin). La Métamédecine est le pendant féminin de la médecine. Elle met ainsi l'emphase sur l'écoute en profondeur de la personne qui consulte afin de l'aider à prendre conscience de l'origine de ses souffrances pour s'en libérer. Grâce au nouveau Grand Dictionnaire de la Métamédecine, vous découvrez l'origine de vos maux, vous saurez quelle est la bonne question à vous poser vis-à-vis de vos symptômes ou de la maladie qui vous affecte. Vous y trouverez des exemples, des solutions et vous apprendrez à pratiquer l'auto-guérison.Si vous êtes médecin, infirmier, thérapeute, psychologue..., ce livre va vous aider à mieux comprendre la souffrance de vos patients et à mieux les guider dans leur démarche de guérison. 2019.
By Jessica Simpson. 2020
Includes six new songs by Jessica Simpson, available exclusively in the Open Book audiobook. Performed by the author featuring her… music throughout. Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. Guided by the journals she's kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down-to-earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining. This was supposed to be a very different book. Five years ago, Jessica Simpson was approached to write a motivational guide to living your best life. She walked away from the offer, and nobody understood why. The truth is that she didnA??t want to lie. Jessica couldnA??t be authentic with her readers if she wasnA??t fully honest with herself first. Now AmericaA??s Sweetheart, preacherA??s daughter, pop phenomenon, reality tv pioneer, and the billion-dollar fashion mogul invites readers on a remarkable journey, examining a life that blessed her with the compassion to help others, but also burdened her with an almost crippling need to please. Open Book is Jessica Simpson using her voice, heart, soul, and humor to share things sheA??s never shared before. First celebrated for her voice, she became one of the most talked-about women in the world, whether for music and fashion, her relationship struggles, or as a walking blonde joke. But now, instead of being talked about, Jessica is doing the talking. Her book shares the wisdom and inspirations sheA??s learned and shows the real woman behind all the pop-culture clichA©A??s A?? A??chicken or fish,A? A??Daisy Duke,A? "football jinx," A??mom jeans,A? A??sexual napalmA?¦A? and more. Open Book is an opportunity to laugh and cry with a close friend, one that will inspire you to live your best, most authentic life, now that she is finally living hers. Includes the songs A??Heartbeat,A? A??Practice What You Preach,A? A??Sweet Temptation,A? A??Your FoolA? (featuring Willie Nelson), A??Party of One,A? and A??Free WillA? by Jessica Simpson.
By Nancy Davis Kho. 2020
Gratitude and happiness go hand-in-handand The Thank-You Project provides an easy-to-follow approach for creating more of both. Who helped you… become the person you are today? As Nancy Davis Kho approached a milestone birthday, she decided to answer that question by sending thank-you letters to the many people who had influenced her, helped her, and inspired her over the years: family, friends, mentors, teachers, co-workers, even a couple of former friends and exes. While her recipients always seemed genuinely pleased to read the letters, what Nancy never expected was the profound and positive effect the process would have on her. As it turns out, emerging research proves that actively appreciating the formative people in your life, past and present, can lead to a lasting increase in your happiness levelsand The Thank-you Project offers a charming, entertaining roadmap to see, say and savor your way there.
By Merrie-Ellen Wilcox. 2019
Moving between science and culture, Wilcox takes a straightforward look at the fascinating, diverse ways in which we understand death,… both today and throughout our history. Each chapter includes a brief telling of a death legend, myth or history from a d
By Susan Doherty. 2019
For the past ten years, some of the people who cycle in and out of the severely ill wards of… the Douglas Institute in Montreal, have found a friend in Susan, who volunteers on the ward, and then follows her friends out into the world as they struggle to get through their days. With their full cooperation, she brings us their stories, which challenge the ways we think about people with mental illness on every page. The spine of the book is the life of Caroline Evans (not her real name), a woman in her early sixties whom Susan has known since she was a bright and sunny school girl. Caroline has given Susan complete access to her medical files and her court records; through her, we experience what living with schizophrenia over time is really like. She has been through it all, including the way the justice system treats the severely mentally ill: at one point, she believed that she could save her roommate from the devil by pouring boiling water into her ear ... Susan interleaves Caroline's story with vignettes about her other friends, human stories that reveal their hopes, their circumstances, their personalities, their humanity. She's found that if she can hang in through the first ten to fifteen minutes of every coffee date with someone in the grip of psychosis, then true communication results. Their "madness" is not otherworldly: instead it tells us something about how they're surviving their lives and what they've been through. Winner of the 2019 Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction (QWF). 2019.
With thousands of certifications, seminars, websites, and gurus promising advice, it's difficult for even the best pros to turn their… passion for health and fitness into meaningful-and measurable-success. Enter Change Maker. In this definitive career guide, John Berardi shares his blueprint for becoming the ultimate change maker, one with a powerful purpose, an enthusiastic client base, and the ability to fund your own ideal lifestyle. Whether you're new to the industry and looking for a head-start or you're already an expert but need a fresh approach, consider this your go-to career guide. With six helpful steps, this book covers the range of logistical, financial, psychological, and practical issues that every health and fitness pro needs to know: How to discover your deeper purpose and values How to choose your specialty based on your unique strengths How to identify what your clients really want and deliver it every time How to build new relationships and become a next-level coach How to get new clients, make more money, and manage a thriving business How to nurture and protect your most precious asset, your reputation How to create a life-long, growth-oriented continuing education plan If you work as a trainer, nutritionist, functional-medicine doctor, group instructor, rehab specialist, or health coach-or you eventually want to-this step-by-step guide will help you turn your passion for health and fitness into work you find joy in, your clients into raving fans, and your career into something powerful, meaningful, and change-making
By Angie Manfredi. 2020
Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other)… F Word combines the voices of Renée Watson, Julie Murphy, Jes Baker, Samantha Irby, Bruce Sturgell, and more in a relatable and gift-worthy guide about body image and fat acceptance. This dazzling collection of poetry, essays, and fashion tips is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen listeners and activists of all ages a tool for navigating our world with confidence and courage. Copy and paste the following link into your browser to retrieve downloadable PDF: http://chilp.it/a2f8700
By Henry Shukman. 2020
This is the story of how a meditation practice gave Henry Shukman a context for integrating a sudden spiritual awakening… into his life and how his depression and anxiety were gradually healed through this practice. In sharing how he grew into a Zen teacher, Shukman demystifies Zen training, casting its profound insights in simple, lucid language. Along the way, One Blade of Grass guides listeners on a journey of their own, into the hidden treasures that contemplative practice can reveal to any of us. One Blade of Grass recounts Shukman's journey from academia to life as a wandering poet and writer, until he finally settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he now runs Mountain Cloud Zen Center. A child of professors at Oxford University, he received a classical humanist education and threw himself onto the path to academia in order to cope with the pain of his parents' divorce and the chronic eczema that had plagued him since childhood-until one day as a young man he encountered a spontaneous, powerful awakening experience. By turns humorous and moving, this beautiful memoir takes listeners on the journey of a lifetime-into the depths of humanity, following an ancient path to freedom and love
You are a badass whole woman with big dreams, big feelings, and big potential. What are you hiding behind that… shield of overeating? Who do you want to be when you put down the shield and take on life's battles bare? In her second book, Bare, Susan Hyatt presents an empowering approach to transforming your body and your life. Inside this book, you'll learn how to accomplish the following: - Treat your body with care, love, and respect-not hateful criticism. - Shed everything that's weighing you down, physically and mentally. - De-stress at the end of the day without relying on excessive food, alcohol, Netflix binging, or other habits that clog up your mind and drain your energy. - Stop obsessing about your body and focus on the priorities that really matter in life-like dominating in your career, writing your novel, learning a foreign language, contributing to your community, or otherwise making your mark on the world. This is the perfect book if you want to take excellent care of yourself, upgrade your mental and physical health, build confidence, conquer your goals, crush the patriarchy, and look and feel damn good while doing it. Bare is not a weight-loss plan. It's a life-gain plan
By Craig Jarrow. 2019
More time, stress relief, and relaxation: You want more time in your life. Time to spend with family, to achieve… big goals, and to simply enjoy life. Yet the world we live in is busier and changing faster than ever before. More things compete for your time, and more distractions interrupt your day. Simple and practical time management: You have tried to manage your time better but have found that most time management systems and tools are too complex. Or they are too unwieldy to be effective or sustainable. Time management shouldn't be difficult, and it shouldn't take up more of your precious time than it gives back! Easy tools, rules, and tactics: Craig Jarrow has been there too. However, after spending many years testing time management tactics, tools, and systems and having written hundreds of articles on productivity, goals, and organization, Jarrow discovered a simple truth: time management should be easy. More productivity and less stress: It is only when you simplify your approach that you can rise above the busyness and chaos of our fast-paced society. This book presents the 21 Rules that will show you an easier and more effective way to take control of your time and manage your busy life. If you follow these simple principles, you will get more done with less effort. You will have less stress and more time to do the things you want to do
By Jim Davies. 2019
We don't think of imagination the way that we should. The word is often only associated with children, artists, and… daydreamers-viewed as something separate from everyday adult life. However, imagination is an integral part of almost every action and decision that we make. Simply put, imagination is a person's ability to create scenarios in his or her head: this can include everything from planning a grocery list to honing a golf swing-and even to having religious hallucinations. And while imagination has positive connotations, it can also lead to more pernicious outcomes, including decreased productivity and cooperation and, much worse, the continuous reliving of past trauma. The human brain is remarkable in its ability to imagine?to create worlds and situations outside of its reality. We can use our imaginations to make us relaxed or anxious, and the most impressive feat of human imagination may be our ability to use it in creative endeavors. Sitting in a chair we can imagine what the world might be and construct elaborate plans. With such power, we have an obligation to use it for good. People have been fascinated with the machination of the human brain and its ability to imagine for centuries, but until now, there have been no popular science books that are dedicated to imagination. With chapters ranging from hallucination and imaginary friends to how imagination can make you happier, Imagination will help us explore the full potential of our own mind