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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.
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.
Dreams have no expiry date: a practical and inspirational way for women to take charge of their futures
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.
Depression-free, naturally: 7 weeks to eliminating anxiety, despair, fatigue, and anger from your life
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.
By Helen Brown. 2010
Helen Brown wasn't a cat person, but her nine-year old son Sam was. A week after Helen agreed to let… Sam have a kitten, Sam was killed in a road accident. Not long after this, a little black kitten was delivered to the family's doorstep. Helen was ready to send her back, but Sam's younger brother, Rob, identified with the kitten who'd also lost her brothers. Stroking her, it was the first time Helen had seen him smile since Sam's death. There was no choice, the kitten -- dubbed Cleo -- had to stay. Cleo's immense character slowly taught the family to laugh again, giving them hope of getting back to normal. 2010.
By Gail E Vaz-Oxlade. 2016
We live in a world of growing singleness. While lots of attention is being paid to senior singles, less has… been given to younger women and men who find themselves suddenly single. This book maps out the territory that singles find themselves in, guides readers through topics that form the new land of singleness, and helps readers decide what’s urgent, what’s important and what they can afford to just let go unattended. Bestseller. 2016.
By Denise Marek. 2006
A four-step process designed specifically for women who worry, this formula will help you stop worrying, eliminate self-limiting beliefs, and… develop greater inner peace. You'll discover strategies to immediately reduce worry and put an end to "what if" thinking. Find out how to transform fear into action, to finally stop worrying about what others think of you, and discover how to let go of the need for perfectionism, regain excitement for life, and restore your peace of mind. 2006.
By Katherine M Ramsland. 2001
By Colin Murray Parkes. 1998
This is the third edition of a classic study into bereavement, which aims to answer questions like: how is bereavement… affected by age, gender, manner of death, personal psychology and culture; what are the signs of pathological grieving which can lead to mental illness; and how can carers provide genuine help without interfering with the painful but necessary "work" of mourning? New to this edition are discussions of the many forms of loss and recent research by the author. 1988.
By Robert Fulghum. 1988
By Gary A Kowalski, Josée Guévin. 2012
La mort d'un animal de compagnie est une expérience souvent déchirante. Dans cet ouvrage, Kowalski propose des conseils chaleureux et… judicieux pour traverser cette épreuve. Il y relate des anecdotes touchantes et propose des solutions pratiques comme de prendre soin de vous durant la période de deuil, créer des rituels qui honorent le souvenir de votre animal et parler de sa mort aux enfants. 2012. Titre uniforme: Goodbye friend: healing wisdom for anyone who has ever lost a pet.
By Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Philippe Beaudoin. 1998
Comme le titre l'indique, ce livre présente les questions souvent posées par les différents acteurs qui, à titres divers, sont… touchés par le sujet : patients incurables, entourage, personnels médical et social. L'auteure y répond en fonction de son savoir de praticienne et n'hésite pas à traiter des dimensions sociales, philosophiques et spirituelles sous-jacentes. 1998.
By M. Scott Peck. 1994
Réflexion sur la société et le comportement des individus : l'égocentrisme, l'insensibilité, le matérialisme et la manipulation qui détruisent la… morale et qui ont depuis longtemps envahi notre quotidien. L'auteur propose un programme concret d'organisation sociale dont la clé est le développement de communauté, de respect mutuel et d'engagement spirituel. Les conseils qu'il prodigue ne sont pas ceux d'un psychiatre, mais d'un médecin de l'âme. Quelques passages où le langage est grossier. 1994. Titre uniforme: A world waiting to be born.
By Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. Staff. 1982
By Alex Gill, Jim Carlisle. 2009
Carlisle and Gill use a combination of real-life stories, self-assessment tools and a step-by-step process in their programme. By the… end, changing your life or career will be something you can accomplish. In the process, you will discover what may truly make you happy, allowing you to start on the path towards leading a more satisfying and dynamic life. 2009.
By Jeff Schweitzer, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara. 2011
Jeff Schweitzer and Giuseppe Notabartolo di Sciara present a simple and easy plan for finding happiness and fulfillment without religion… and without the burden of others' expectations. They provide advice and guidance for breaking free from the angst of modern society's hectic pace in order to live a more desirable life. 2011.
By Michael J Fox. 2010
Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but here he inspires graduates to recognize opportunities, maximize… their abilities, and roll with the punches. He draws on his own life experiences to make a case that real learning happens when "life goes skidding sideways." Fox offers up a comically skewed take on how, in his own way, he fulfilled the requirements of a college syllabus. 2010.
By David O'Hare. 2013
"David O'Hare a écrit ce livre parce que cela fait des années que les gens lui disent : Je sais… que la méditation est formidable pour l'équilibre. J'aimerais méditer mais... Ça prend trop de temps. C'est trop compliqué pour moi. Je ne suis pas sûr(e) de persévérer, etc. Alors il a créé 5 minutes le matin. Pour vous permettre de tester tous les jours, pendant 5 minutes seulement, des échantillons de méditation - sept au total, une forme de méditation par jour. Histoire de les goûter, les expérimenter et les assimiler en douceur. Chaque séance correspond à une approche : relaxation, concentration, cohérence cardiaque, pleine conscience, marche méditative, méditation de bienveillance, scanner du corps. Le but : que vous trouviez LA méditation qui vous convient. Après quelques semaines de pratique, vous aurez probablement envie de savourer l'un de ces cocktails qui ouvrira votre appétit de vie, jour après jour. Dans ce cas, ce livre vous donnera les ressources pour y parvenir. " -- 4e de couv.