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By Richard Carlson, Richard And Kris Carlson. 2000
With their calm and reassuring advice Richard and Kris Carlson show teenagers how not to stress out about homework, peer…pressures, dating, parents, and other potentially difficult areas. Topics include:* Be creative in your rebellion* Start a mutual listening club* Notice your parents doing things right* Be okay with your bad hair day* Turn down the drama meter* Don't sweat the futureWith their calm and reassuring advice Richard and Kris Carlson show teenagers how not to stress out about homework, peer pressures, dating, parents, and other potentially difficult areas. Topics include:* Be creative in your rebellion* Start a mutual listening club* Notice your parents doing things right* Be okay with your bad hair day* Turn down the drama meter* Don't sweat the future
By Richard Carlson. 2001
Richard Carlson has shown people how not to sweat the small stuff with their families, in love, at work and…at home. His wife Kris has shown women how to live more peacefully, and now Richard devotes an entire book to helping men to relax and live in a more productive and calm manner. The book includes such topics as:-Be a quitter-Get out of the serious mode-Rid yourself of a busy mind-Grant yourself one hour-See stress as non-sexy-Learning from other 'sweaters'
By Demi Lovato. 2013
Demi Lovato wakes up each morning and affirms her commitment to herself-to her health, her happiness, her being. Those commitments…are the bedrock of her recovery and her work helping other young people dealing with the issues she lives with every single day. Demi is a platinum-selling recording artist whose latest album-DEMI-is already a smash hit. She's about to embark on her second season as a judge on X-Factor, and just launched The Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program. And she is an outspoken advocate for young people everywhere. Demi is also a young woman finding her way in the world. She has dealt deftly with her struggles in the face of public scrutiny, and she has always relied, not just on friends and family, but daily affirmations of her self-worth and value. Affirmations that steady her days and strengthen her resolve. Those affirmations have grown into STAYING STRONG, a powerful 365-day collection of Demi's most powerful, honest, and hopeful insights. Each day will provide the readers with a quote, a personal reflection and a goal. These are Demi's words. Words she lives by and shares with the people she loves and total strangers alike. They are a powerful testament to a young woman standing up and fighting back.
By Carrie Hope Fletcher. 2015
***THE No.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER***EXCLUSIVE: Includes the first chapter of Carrie's new novel In The Time We LostPRE-ORDER now in…hardback, ebook and audio. __________________________ We all know that growing up is hard to do, and sometimes the only thing that makes it better are the reassuring words of someone who has walked that bumpy road just a few steps ahead of you and somehow ended up as a fully-functioning adult. Carrie Hope Fletcher is that person. Thanks to her phenomenally popular YouTube videos, Carrie has become an 'honorary big sister' to hundreds of thousands of young people who turn to her for advice, friendship and, most of all, the knowledge that things will get better. Carrie has created a safe and positive space for young people to connect and share their hopes and concerns online, and now she will share her most personal thoughts and experiences in her first book, ALL I KNOW NOW. It includes Carrie's thoughts on some of the topics she's asked about most regularly: bullying, body image, relationships and perhaps the scariest question of all: what does the future hold for me? With warmth, wit and a sprinkling of hard-won wisdom, Carrie will provide the essential tools for growing up gracefully . . . most of the time.
By Frieda Wishinsky, Elizabeth MacLeod. 2021
Just Get Started! Be Unstoppable! Dream Big! How to Become an Accidental Activist profiles almost 100 activists from around the world, including…change-makers like Greta Thunberg, Pete Seeger and Lilly Singh. This book shows us how ordinary people have persevered throughout history to do extraordinary things to help themselves and others.These activists come from many different backgrounds and a drives to take action. They work for human rights, to help the environment, to preserve historic buildings and more. This book will inspire young readers by giving them tips on getting started, continuing when the going gets tough and encouraging others to get involved. They will learn how to use determination, channel their passions and dream big to change the world.
By Anita Naik. 2011
Young girls entering puberty often experience a crisis of confidence which, if ignored, can lead to life-long issues. In THINK…YOURSELF GORGEOUS, experienced agony aunt Anita Naik shows that low self-esteem and bad body image happens to everyone, no matter how they behave in public (including the most popular girls). And she demonstrates why it pays to love the real you, warts and all.Focusing on issues of weight, beauty, peer pressure, stress, body image, puberty and emotions, THINK YOURSELF GORGEOUS will help young girls to understand why their idea of themselves is taking a downward turn, why it is natural for them to feel that way, and what they can do about it. Packed with bodylicious tips, quotes from other teenagers and practical advice, it will address all the tricky areas that can damage a girl's confidence and help them learn to feel gorgeous inside and out.
By New Scientist. 2021
We all want to be happier, more successful and less stressed, but what really works?From improving creativity to building confidence,…self-care to self-esteem, forming better habits and feeling happier,Fix Your Life debunks the fads and explores the real science of self-help.Can you learn to make better decisions?Or break bad habits and form new ones?What should you eat to feel happier?How do you learn a skill faster?Does mindfulness really work?Dispelling mental health myths and self-help fads, here is the truth about meditation, making smarter choices, addiction, CBT, Tai Chi, success, diet, healthy relationships, anxiety, antidepressants, intelligence, willpower and much more.Full of the latest research and ground-breaking evidence, packed with useful advice, this book really could fix your life.
From the Financial Times careers adviser, this book of wisdom will help you feel more empowered about your career. You…can read it from beginning to end, or dive into specific sections for immediate advice on, for example, writing your CV. 'We will certainly be recommending the book to all our parents. It's quite simply the best available' - George Fussey, Head of Career Education, Eton College'One of the most practical and comprehensible career guides ever produced' - Baroness Gillian ShephardHow to Find the Career You've Always Wanted is made up of three sections:Stepping Back - What's this all about? The bigger issues that frame the whole area of your career and jobs; looking down on your career map from 10,000 feet. Practicalities - What do I do on Monday morning? CVs, applications, interviews and all the other details on your map. Along the Way - Or, how do I keep going? How to cope with the hurdles and challenges that you might encounter while you're travelling along your route It includes an extensive set of real examples to bring it all alive, and is grounded with helpful statistics and sociological research.Jonathan Black is Director of the Careers Service at the University of Oxford. He himself has had many different jobs, including: management consultant, professional publisher, co-found of a start-up company, finance director, aerospace engineer, computer salesman and strategy direct. In this book, he dispenses wisdom accrued in the course of a long and varied career, in which he has helped many thousands find the career of their dreams.'Indispensable, inviting and engaging' - Prof Dame Carol Black, DBE, FRCP, FMedSci'A book about how to lead a happy life' - James Hodgson, Bedford School'A uniquely powerful guidebook' - Mark Byford, Egon Zehnder'The definitive careers guide' - David Palfreyman, OBE'Wise, calming and pragmatic' - Emma Jacobs, FT'A true career design compendium' - Caroline Konrad, Ryerson University'Winningly combines anecdotes, surveys and years of professional experience' - Dr Tim Hands, Winchester School'Elegant, light and humorous style' - Prof Dame Carol Black, DBE, FRCP, FMedSci'From an expert at the top of his game' - David Palfreyman, OBE
By James Reed. 2020
The third and final book in the REED career trilogy (after Why You? and The 7Second CV), Life's Work is…a practical, inspirational guide full of advice to help you create a fulfilling career wherever you are in life, from the UK's best-known authority on jobs and careers.'Life's Work is a candid, practical and empowering book for those looking to find meaningful work at all stages of life . . . offers unique and unexpected insights into how to build and sustain a rewarding career' - FE News'Helps young and not-so-young hopefuls get ahead' - Sunday Times By the time you retire you'll have spent a third of your life working. That's far too long to be stuck in a job you hate or even just tolerate. But where to start?Life's Work will show you 12 proven ways to fast track your career, so when you leap out of bed every Monday morning you'll be ready to take on the world. The book is written by James Reed, Chairman of REED, Britain's best-known recruitment brand. Over the past 25 years he has helped millions of people find jobs. This has given him a deep insight into what makes some people successful in building a rewarding career, while others are stuck in the confusion and frustration of not landing the job they want. Through these multiple observations and conversations, James has learned that there are 12 key ways to build and sustain the career you want. You will learn how to: · Be (sustainably) selfish · Kick start some good habits and kick out some bad ones · Think in days and decades · Be powerful, be prepared · Find a boss you can learn from Today's job landscape allows you more freedom to carve your own path than ever before. Along with this, however, comes the responsibility of shaping your mind and actions to make your career work for you. This book shows you how.'Full of ways to fast-track your career' - The Sun'Persuades you to think more deeply' - Bookbag
By Jordan Bone. 2017
<P>Aged 15, Jordan Bone got into a car with friends. She would never walk again. Paralysed from the chest down,…her life was changed forever. Becoming depressed and feeling like life wasn't worth living, these weren't the teenage years that Jordan had envisaged. <P>However, slowly but surely, she began to get herself out of the darkness. With a little help from the internet, Jordan started to embrace positive thinking and embarked on a personal journey to get her confidence - and her life - back. Eleven years on from the accident, Jordan creates her own beauty tutorials on YouTube and has a range of successful brand partnerships. She has reclaimed her life and her independence and now wants to share her inspirational story with others and is telling it through different aspects of beauty. This isn't a book about looking good on the surface, this is a story of inner strength, believing in yourself and finding motivation when you feel like all hope is gone.
By Elaine Beaumont, Mary Welford. 2020
Growing up is a juggling act. Our bodies and hormones change, usually at the same time as important decisions about…our future need to be made. We often put extra pressure on ourselves, compare ourselves unfavourably to others and excessively worry about what other people think. Add in exams, interviews, relationships, social media, peer pressure, celebrity culture and everyday stressors, and it's no wonder our wellbeing can take a nosedive. The Kindness Workbook is a modern-day guide to help people navigate such complex times and combines amazing ideas and practices from a variety of therapies including: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Counselling and Expressive Therapy. Using creative exercises, examples and prompts, TheKindnessWorkbook teaches the skills of problem-solving using guided imagery, mindfulness, mind maps, vision boards, letter-writing, music, physical activity, drama and art. It has a number of icons to help signpost different sections and has eye-catching illustrations and worksheets, all of which aim to give your wellbeing a boost. A must-have book for young people and anyone working with young people to enhance wellbeing. Your kindness journey starts right here. So, it's time to become your own best friend, instead of your own worst enemy.
By Hani Sidow. 2019
'Muslim beauty blogger Hani Sidow is forging her own path, and it's inspiring' STYLISTLet beauty social media star Hani (@hanihanss)…show you how to create 15 Instagrammable make-up looks.Hani's friendly and easy-to-follow make-up tutorials will help you create the perfect look every time. Unlock your selfie potential with 15 achievable styles covering everything from how to highlight and contour to creating the perfect nude lip, as well as picking up invaluable make-up hacks, such as using Sellotape to create the perfect winged liner, how you can make your lip colour last and why you should apply your make-up in the right light. Insta-glam wouldn't be complete without a quick tutorial on how to take the ideal selfie to show off your immaculately applied make-up. Find your best angle, pull the perfect pout, and get snapping!
By Mary Doherty, Siobhan Hackett. 2015
In Shine: A Girl's Guide to Thriving (Not Just Surviving) in Real Life, Mary Doherty and Siobhan Hackett have mined…their experience as teachers and counsellors and, with feedback from their students past and present, have written a book to let every teenage girl know that they don't need to be the best at everything - they just need to be the best at being themselves.From coping with exam stress to examining negative thoughts, along with insights on body confidence and self-esteem, tips on how to deal with bullies (online and in real life), break-ups, sex, anxiety and including helpful advice for parents, Shine shows girls how they can shine from the inside out and navigate the teenage years by being confident, strong and independent.'This book is for all the future movers and shakers, the dreamers, the poets, the athletes, the musicians, the healers, the brain surgeons, the mothers and the CEOs. Don't let the anxieties, worries, or doubts get you down. Allow yourself to do what you can do best: let yourself shine!'
By Natasha Kogan. 2006
An inspirational guide for women that dares them to live life to the fullest Natasha Kogan dares any woman to…use this book as a springboard to launch herself into a life that is more rewarding, exciting, interesting, and fun. On every page of her lively guide you will find a shot of energy and inspiration encouraging you to escape your hectic schedules, endless errands, and growing to-do lists, and find the time to do the things that make life more fulfilling. In 30 short chapters containing practical and refreshing dares, checklists, and inspirational sidebars, The Daring Female's Guide to Ecstatic Living will turn any woman into a daring female. Dare to take life's detours. Dare to look forward more than you look back. Dare to have a life wish list and to check off one wish every year. Dare to find what makes you ecstatic and do it for at least ten minutes a day. So go ahead, open this book to any page, and start living your life with gusto, guts, and satisfaction.
By Teri Hatcher. 2006
From America's most beloved comedic actress and the star of Desperate Housewives comes a personal, heartfelt, and often very funny…manifesto on life, love, and the lessons we all need to learn -- and unlearn -- on the road to happinessTeri Hatcher secured her place in America's heart when she stood up to accept her Golden Globe for Best Actress and declared herself a "has-been" on national television. That moment showcased her down-to-earth, self-deprecating style -- and her frank openness about the ups and downs she's experienced in life and work.But what the world might not have seen that night is that Teri's self-acceptance is the hard-won effort of a single mother with all the same struggles most women have to juggle -- life, love, bake sale cookies, and dying cats. Now, in the hope that her foibles and insights might inspire and motivate other women, Teri opens up about the little moments that have sustained her through good times and bad.From the everyday (like the importance of letting your daughter spill her macaroni so she knows it's okay to make mistakes) to the rare (a rendezvous with a humpback whale -- and no, he was not a suitor), the message at the heart of Burnt Toast -- that happiness and success are choices that we owe it to ourselves to make -- is sure to resonate with women everywhere.
From the bestselling author of Women Food and God! Geneen Roth's pioneering books were among the first to link emotional…eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal issues that go far beyond weight and body image. In When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair, Roth tackles the secret ways in which we undermine our best intentions. She shows us fifty simple, effective ways to feel gorgeous and powerful no matter what--in chapters such as: Learn to Recognize a Fat-and-Ugly Attack Retail Therapy Is as Important as the Other Kind Carry a Chunk of Chocolate Everywhere Remember that Thin People Have Cellulite, Get Old, and Die and much moreWhen You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair is the book for anyone who has ever had a second thought about their body appearance or weight.
By Laura Berman, Jennifer Berman, Alice Burdick Schweiger. 2005
The nation's leading experts on women's sexual health offer up the secrets to female sexual satisfaction using data culled from…their groundbreaking new surveyNot since The Hite Report twenty-five years ago has female sexuality been so comprehensively addressed and analyzed. In Secrets of the Sexually Satisfied Woman, Drs. Laura and Jennifer Berman topple common misconceptions and reshape conventional wisdom based on their revolutionary and highly anticipated National Women's Sexual Satisfaction Survey. Extrapolating from the study results, the Bermans address the psychological and medical factors that affect sexuality while providing expert, accessible advice on how women can improve their sex lives and enhance sexual pleasure. The Bermans are not afraid to take on topics that make most people blush, and this book is sure to be an essential resource for women throughout the country.
By Jeffrey J. Fox. 2015
The Great Boss Simple Success Formula: Companies Do What the Boss Does Groom 'Em, or Broom 'Em Hire Slow, Fire…Fast Don't Be Tired The Rule of the Ds Delegate Down, Down, Down Don't Hire a Dog and Bark Yourself Don't Shoot from the Lip Never Be Little, Never Belittle Listen to Phonies, Fools, and Frauds Don't Check Expense Accounts "Quit" Is for Scrabble® It's Okay to Be QuirkyDid you ever have a great boss? Everyone should have one, but not enough people do. If you're a boss, or hope to become one, or have a less-than-great boss, then this is the book that could change your career--and your life.In times like these, being a great boss can be harder than ever. If you want surprising and useful advice on how to handle the tough stuff--from having to fire a long-time employee to being a new boss with a demoralized team--the stories, observations, and advice contained in this gem of a book will set your feet in the right direction. And if you just want advice on living up to the legend who preceded you in the job, or even ways to emulate someone who was a great boss to you, Jeffrey Fox has gathered anecdotes from some of the mightiest and most respected bosses in America. The bestselling author who brought you How to Become CEO and How to Become a Rainmaker knows the territory about which he speaks.Fox is the master of the counterintuitive angle. For every boss who has implied "I know what's best, that's why I'm the boss," Fox counsels, "Listen to Phonies, Fools, and Frauds" and "Don't Check Expense Accounts." His stories from bosses who have cared equally for employees' lives and the bottom line will inspire you to see that profit counts, but so do camaraderie, motivation, and a great place to work.In a time of considerable corporate downsizing, it's more important than ever for bosses to surround themselves with motivated employees. Jeffrey Fox's How to Become a Great Boss will have a place on the shelves of top brass everywhere who want to remain leaders of their pack.o Become CEO and How to Be a Rainmaker, turns his counter-intuitive eye to the process of being a great boss, and--even more difficult--staying a great boss.
The premise is simple: A person's ideal life, especially their career, can be carefully conceived and crafted. Based on Dr.…Rao's popular course "Creativity and Personal Mastery" at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, this book offers a series of readings, exercises, and lessons drawn from both spiritual and commercial situations that enable you to reconstruct and improve your professional world. This transformation will turn your life around and help you become exponentially more effective in your chosen career, and thereby flourish in all aspects of your life. Whether you are questioning the value of money or the core values of your life, this book is a powerful tool that will help you to "discover the purpose that can suffuse your life and bring stars to your eyes."
By Frank Luntz. 2007
Dr. Frank Luntz, adviser to politicians, CEO's and the like, shows you how to make words work for you so…you can get more out of life, and also how to avoid making mistakes when asking for something from someone. You'll learn how to make reservations in a restaurant, or to get someone to really listen to what you say. There's more and you will learn a lot from his words.