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By T. W Hyne Jones. 1984
By Milton Katselas. 1996
Discusses strategies for confronting one's limitations and psychological blocks. Topics in this self-help manual of empowerment and personal transformation include… the consequences of inaction, the nature of blame, and the relationship between loving and giving. 1996.
By Richard Carlson. 2000
This companion to "Don't sweat the small stuff" and others in the series for adults, advises teens on controlling stress… in their lives. Includes one hundred tips on coping with such things as breakups, bad hair days, and peer pressure. For junior and senior high readers. Bestseller. 2000.
In this companion to "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and It's All Small Stuff" the author extends his advice to handling… family life. Explores ways of compromising and enjoying household members. 1998.
By Richard Carlson. 1998
The author offers one hundred short essays to help people enjoy life more and worry less. Ideas include considering that… a journey begins with just one step, transcending problems instead of dealing with them, using the power of reflection, taking lunch breaks, and remembering the Golden Rule. c1998.
By Judith Peacock. 2000
Introductory overview of different types of diabetes, covering symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, control, and complications of the disease. Assesses some of… the serious effects of the body's inability to use glucose properly because of a lack of insulin. Grades 5-8. 2000.
By Catherine Whitney, Peter D'Adamo. 1996
A naturopathic physician recommends diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes based on a person's blood type. Suggests that foods consumed produce… different chemical reactions in individuals of the four major blood types, and that scientists have confirmed a link between blood type and the risk of certain diseases. 1996.
The author demonstrates how making simple yet effective changes can get our life back on course. With his blend of… storytelling and advice, Carlson offers proven ways that even the smallest amounts of change can add up to become a fortune of difference in our lives. 2005.
By M. Scott Peck. 1997
Explores the social, medical, and ethical dimensions of euthanasia. At the heart of the issue, the author contends, is the… spiritual question of whether the human soul exists. Opposes a public policy of allowing "euthanasia on demand" while arguing for more humane handling of physical and emotional pain. 1997.
By Laurie Naomi Gottlieb, Deanna Rosenswig. 2005
Whether capping a successful career and looking for a new challenge, finding themselves unexpectedly downsized, or emerging from the home… to work, women are searching for purpose in their jobs and lives. The authors show how mid-life is actually the best time for women to live their dreams, as they have the freedom, emotional resources, self-knowledge, time, and energy to do so. 2005.
By Ethel Spector Person. 1988
The author looks at literature, film, and life itself to demonstrate how romantic love has the power to transform, heal… and ennoble. She concludes that romantic love can bring either liberation or destruction. 1988.
By Frederick Barthelme, Steve Barthelme. 2000
The author of "Bob the Gambler" joins his brother, also a professor and writer, to describe how they became addicted… to gambling. They recall cheerfully losing their inheritance and more, only to be falsely accused of cheating and arrested. Some strong language. 2000.
The text provides strategies to stop the little things in life from driving you crazy. The suggestions include: ask yourself… will this matter a year from now?, do something nice for somebody and don't tell anyone, realise that life isn't fair, listen to your feelings, and remember when you die your "in box" won't be empty. 1998.
By Robert C Atkins. 2008
Restructure the way you eat to focus on the foods that will help you re-energize, lose weight, and keep it… off. This book offers essential medical and nutritional information, low-carb meal plans, and dozens of mouth-watering recipes for everything from appetizers to entrées to desserts. 2008, c2002.
By Robert Tattersall. 2009
Tattersall, a leading authority on diabetes, describes the story of the disease from the ancient writings of Galen and Avicenna… to the recognition of sugar in the urine of diabetics in the 18th century and the identification of pancreatic diabetes in 1889. With the discovery of insulin in the early 20th century, optimism ensued, which eventually waned due to the increasing complexity of the disease, and the increasing number of young patients. c2009.
By Virginia M Axline. 1971
Judged mentally defective, Dibs was oblivious both to other children and his teacher. He would not talk. He would not… play. But in reality he was a brilliant and lonely child, trapped in a prison of fear and rage, from which only he could release himself. And through psychotherapy and love, he did. 1971.
By Joan Mathews Larson, Joan Mathews-Larson. 1999
The author offers her revolutionary formulas for healing your emotions - biochemically. These proven, all-natural formulas will help you find… the emotional well-being you've been missing your entire life. Inside you'll discover how to: screen yourself for emotional and behavioural symptoms; recognize the mental and physical clues that indicate biochemical imbalances; heal your depression and anxiety with the right vitamins and minerals; stabilize your mood swings and protect your well-being with essential fatty acids; and choose the right foods for optimal mental fitness. Safe, fast, more long-lasting and cheaper than prescription drugs or psychotherapy, this program will help you find the balance and well-being you seek. c1999.
By Timothy E Quill. 1993
A physician describes the decision-making process of one of his patients and his role in assisting her suicide. Quill reveals… how he came to believe that medicine does not properly address the needs of the dying. He outlines alternative choices that he believes a patient can make in consultation with his or her doctor and argues for the need to challenge the status quo that makes one choice an illegal act. 1993.