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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.
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.
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 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 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.
Filled with powerful questions that invite you to listen to your inner voice and tap into the strength you need… to create your ideal life, this audiobook makes you the final authority in your own life, not outside forces that you can't control. 2009.
By Eliyahu M Goldratt. 2006
In "Beyond The Goal", Dr. Goldratt elaborates on his profoundly influential theories in a straightforward, practical, and pragmatic presentation designed… to help you put these powerful ideas to valuable use. Speaking with the brilliance and insight that has made him a sought-after teacher and top consultant, Dr. Goldratt addresses some of the most asked -about elements of understanding and applying TOC. 2006.
Where recovery begins for many people, this inspiring, straightforward, personal explanation of what codependency is and who has it gives… listeners the option to change unhealthy behaviours and stressful relationships, as they rediscover hope, guidance, and encouragement. 2006.
By A Feinstein. 2003
The effects of trauma on war correspondents are examined in the first-ever study of its effects on journalists. What is… the psychological impact of a life spent immersed in conflict? How do journalists cope as they witness the daily horror of war? 2003.
By Walter Anderson. 1986
By Melody Beattie. 1989
As a follow-up to "Codependent No More" in which Beattie discussed stopping the pain of codependency and gaining control of… one’s life, she now addresses the topic of self care--what to do when the pain has stopped. Using case histories, she discusses topics such as recovery and relapse, breaking free, dealing with shame, overcoming fatal attractions, and dealing with the fear of commitment. c1989.
By Leonard M Zunin, Natalie Zunin, Gilbert La Roque. 1975
La thèse du Dr. Zunin démontre que les 4 premières minutes d'un contact sont à la base d'une rencontre réussie.… C'est un guide indispensable à tous ceux que recherchent une vie personnelle et sociale réussie et harmonieuse. 1975. Titre uniforme: Contact: the first four minutes.
By Daniel Clement Dennett. 1991
To explain how thoughts and feelings come from the brain, Dennett discusses the "various phenomena that compose consciousness, showing how… they are all physical effects of the brain's activities, how these activities evolved, and how they give rise to illusions about their own powers and properties." One of the experiments described involves a system that allows a subject who is blind to "see" via a camera and a tingling pixel grid on his back or stomach. 1991.
By Stephen Palmer, Berni Curwen, Peter Ruddell. 2000
Based on the theory that emotional disorders arise from negatively biased thinking, the book outlines strategies for helping clients to… examine their thinking processes and to overcome the unhelpful beliefs and patterns of thought at the root of their distress. Beginning with an explanation of brief therapy, the book goes on to describe the process of working with clients through beginning, middle and end stages. Illustrative case material is used throughout to show how the method works in practice. The authors describe how brief cognitive behaviour therapy can be effective in helping a wide range of circumstances and include guidelines for working with clients suffering from post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder or those who are suicidal. 2000.
By Malcolm Gladwell. 2005
This book shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring… out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices and in everyday life. Bestseller. c2005.
By James S Hirsch. 2006
Former New York Times reporter with type 1 diabetes describes the social, economic, and scientific effects of the disease. Traces… the history of medical treatment, the limitations of insulin therapy, and stem-cell research. Discusses how the medical and insurance establishments can impede the search for a cure. 2006.