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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Pdf Relationships The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Pdf:The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts.About the Author GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com. Read more

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Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Pdf Relationships Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Pdf:Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love.Review “Whether you are already in a long term committed relationship or are just starting one, Eight Dates is an essential guide to building and maintaining true and lasting love.  Based on decades of scientific studies and clinical wisdom from our world’s leading visionaries in romance, this fabulous book will enable you to engage in fun and constructive conversations to nurture a love that can grow for a lifetime!” —Daniel J. Siegel, MD, New York Times bestselling author, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence 'Brilliant' —The Chicago Tribune Read more About the Author World-renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, John Gottman, Ph.D., has conducted 40 years of breakthrough research with thousands of couples.  His work on marriage and parenting has earned him numerous major awards, including four National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Awards. He is the author or coauthor of more than 40 books, including the bestselling The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work; What Makes Love Last; The Relationship Cure; Why Marriages Succeed or Fail; and Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child. Dr. Gottman’s media appearances include Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, as well articles in the New York Times, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Glamour, Woman’s Day, People, Self, Reader’s Digest, and Psychology Today. Cofounder of the Gottman Institute with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, John was also the Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he founded 'The Love Lab' at which much of his research on couples’ interactions was conducted. He lives in Seattle.Julie Gottman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the cofounder and President of The Gottman Institute. She is the cocreator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, and she also co-designed the national clinical training program in Gottman Couples Therapy. She is Author/co-author of five books: Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, The Man’s Guide to Women, and The Marriage Clinic Casebook. Julie lives in Seattle.Doug Abrams is president and founder of Idea Architects, a literary agency, as well as an author and editor. His most recent bestseller is The Book of Joy, with The Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. He lives outside Santa Cruz, CA.Rachel Carlton Abrams, M.D., is an integrative physician and the author of the book BodyWise. She and Doug live outside Santa Cruz, CA, and have three young adult children. Read more

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The Big Activity Book For Couples

Pdf Relationships The Big Activity Book For Couples

Pdf:The Big Activity Book For Couples.About the Author LoveBook is a group of individuals who want to spread love in all its forms. We believe love fuels the world, and every relationship is important. We hope all of our works build upon this belief. Read more

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Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Pdf Relationships Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Pdf:Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love.Strengthen and deepen your love with a fun, ingenious program of eight life-changing conversations—on essential topics such as money, sex, and trust—from two of the world’s leading marriage researchers and clinicians.   Navigating the challenges of long-term commitment takes effort—and it just got simpler, with this empowering, step-by-step guide to communicating about the things that matter most to you and your partner. Drawing on forty years of research from their world-famous Love Lab, Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman invite couples on eight fun, easy, and profoundly rewarding dates, each one focused on a make-or-break issue: trust, conflict, sex, money, family, adventure, spirituality, and dreams.   Interactive activities and prompts provide motivation to stay open, stay curious, and, most of all, stay talking to each other. And the range—from the four skills you need for intimate conversation (including Put Into Words What You Are Feeling) to tips on being honest about your needs, while also validating your partner’s own emotions—will resonate, whether you’re newly together or a longtime couple looking to fortify your bond. You will discover (or rediscover) your partner like never before—and be able to realize your hopes and dreams for the love you desire and deserve.  

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To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others

Pdf Relationships To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others

Pdf:To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others.Review 'Full of aha! moments . . . timely, original, throughly engaging, deeply humane.'—strategy + business“A fresh look at the art and science of sales using a mix of social science, survey research and stories.”—Dan Schawbel, Forbes.com'Artfully blend(s) anecdotes, insights, and studies from the social sciences into a frothy blend of utility and entertainment.'—Bloomberg 'Excellent…radical, surprising, and undeniably true.'—Harvard Business Review Blog“Pink has penned a modern day How to Win Friends and Influence People... To Sell Is Human is chock full of stories, social science, and surprises…All leaders—at least those who want to ‘move’ people—should own this book.”—Training and Development magazine'Vastly entertaining and informative.'—Phil Johnson, Forbes.com'Pink one of our smartest thinkers about the interaction of work, psychology and society.'—Worth'A roadmap to help the rest of us guide our own pitches.'—Chicago Tribune“Like discovering your favorite professor in a box…packed with information, reasons to care about his message, how and why to execute his suggestions, and it's all accentuated with meaningful examples… this book deserves a good, long look.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)'An engaging blend of interviews, research and observations by [this] incisive author'—The Globe and Mail  Read more About the Author Daniel H. Pink is the author of four books, including the long-running New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind. His books have been translated into thirty-three languages and have sold more than a million copies in the United States alone. Pink lives with his family in Washington, D.C. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Birds in a Book (A Bouquet in a Book): Jacket Comes Off. Branches Pop Up. Display Like a Bouquet! (UpLifting Editions)

Pdf Relationships Birds in a Book  (A Bouquet in a Book): Jacket Comes Off. Branches Pop Up. Display Like a Bouquet! (UpLifting Editions)

Pdf:Birds in a Book (A Bouquet in a Book): Jacket Comes Off. Branches Pop Up. Display Like a Bouquet! (UpLifting Editions).About the Author Lesley Earle (a.k.a Lesley the Bird Nerd) posts bird-watching photography and videos on her YouTube channel and Facebook page. She resides in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.  Rachel Grant is an illustrator and pattern designer whose clients include Midwest CBK, Design House Greetings, The Boston Globe, Simple Things Magazine, and more. She lives in North Staffordshire, England. Read more

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Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets

Pdf Relationships Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets

Pdf:Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets.Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos...but now they are taking oversharing to a whole new level. Discussing sexuality, revealing secrets and empowering others, Overshare is a book packed with Rose and Rosie's unique take on friendships, fame, mental health and LGBT issues.As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together and as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties. They are spreading a message of positivity and inclusivity, and want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin, no matter what their sexuality. Delve deep into the unfiltered highs and lows of Rose and Rosie's life: family relationships, secrets of a happy marriage, struggles with OCD and anxiety, finding love and navigating the world as a gay couple. Get ready to laugh, cry, cringe and overshare.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

Pdf Relationships How to Win Friends & Influence People

Pdf:How to Win Friends & Influence People.You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you! Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to present one of the best-selling books of all time, Dale Carnegie's perennial classic How to Win Friends and Influence People, presented here in its entirety. For over 60 years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this audiobook has carried thousands of now-famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. With this truly phenomenal audiobook, learn: The six ways to make people like you The twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking The nine ways to change people without arousing resentmentAnd much, much more!There is room at the top, when you know...How to Win Friends and Influence People.

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How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

Pdf Relationships How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

Pdf:How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships."You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills." -Larry King"The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes." -Harvey McKay, author of How to Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten AliveWhat is that magic quality that makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover). In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their "Midas touch?"What it boils down to is a more skillful way of dealing with people.The author has spent her career teaching people how to communicate for success. In her book How to Talk to Anyone, Lowndes offers 92 easy and effective sure-fire success techniques - she takes the listener from first meeting all the way up to sophisticated techniques used by the big winners in life. In this information-packed audiobook you'll find:9 ways to make a dynamite first impression14 ways to master small talk, "big talk," and body language14 ways to walk and talk like a VIP or celebrity6 ways to sound like an insider in any crowd7 ways to establish deep subliminal rapport with anyone9 ways to feed someone's ego (and know when NOT to!)11 ways to make your phone a powerful communications tool15 ways to work a party like a politician works a room7 ways to talk with tigers and not get eaten aliveIn her trademark entertaining and straight-shooting style, Leil gives the techniques catchy names so you'll remember them when you really need them, including: "Rubberneck the Room," "Be a Copyclass," "Come Hither Hands," "Bare Their Hot Button," "The Great Scorecard in the Sky," and "Play the Tombstone Game," for big success in your social life, romance, and business.How to Talk to Anyone, which is an update of her popular book, Talking the Winner's Way (see the 5-star reviews of the latter) is based on solid research about techniques that work!By the way, don't confuse How to Talk to Anyone with one of Leil's previous books, How to Talk to Anybody About Anything. This one is completely different!

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How To Win Friends and Influence People

Pdf Relationships How To Win Friends and Influence People

Pdf:How To Win Friends and Influence People.About the Author Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) described himself as a 'simple country boy' from Missouri but was also a pioneer of the self-improvement genre. Since the 1936 publication of his first book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, he has touched millions of readers and his classic works continue to impact lives to this day. Read more

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Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Pdf Relationships Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Pdf:Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.Review “This is by far the best thing I’ve ever read about negotiation.”—John Kenneth Galbraith“The authors have packed a lot of commonsensical observation and advice into a concise, clearly written little book.”—Businessweek“A coherent brief for ‘win-win’ negotiations.”—Newsweek“Getting to Yes has an unrivaled place in the literature of dispute resolution. No other book in the field comes close to its impact on the way practitioners, teachers, researchers, and the public approach negotiation.”—National Institute for Dispute Resolution Forum“Getting to Yes is a highly readable and practical primer on the fundamentals of negotiation. All of us, as negotiators dealing with personal, community, and business problems need to improve our skills in conflict resolution and agreement making. This concise volume is the best place to begin.”—John T. Dunlop“This splendid book will help turn adversarial battling into hardheaded problem solving.”—Averell Harriman“Getting to Yes is a highly readable, uncomplicated guide to resolving conflicts of every imaginable dimension. It teaches you how to win without compromising friendships. I wish I had written it!”—Ann Landers“Getting to Yes is powerful, incisive, persuasive. Not a bag of tricks but an overall approach. Perhaps the most useful book you will ever read!”—Elliot Richardson“Simple but powerful ideas that have already made a contribution at the international level are here made available to all. Excellent advice on how to approach a negotiating problem.”—Cyrus Vance Read more About the Author Roger Fisher is the Samuel Williston Professor of Law Emeritus and director emeritus of the Harvard Negotiation Project. William Ury cofounded the Harvard Negotiation Project and is the award-winning author of several books on negotiation. Bruce Patton is cofounder and Distinguished Fellow of the Harvard Negotiation Project and the author of Difficult Conversations, a New York Times bestseller. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

Pdf Relationships What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

Pdf:What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People.From School Library Journal Adult/High School—This book illustrates which nonverbal clues telegraph untrustworthiness and deception and which radiate sincerity and compassion. In this fascinating take on body language and the ability to decipher it for use in everyday life, Navarro emphasizes that while knowing the reasons for certain behaviors—like touching one's neck—can be useful in 'reading' people, they are not foolproof barometers of deception. A former FBI agent who commonly used these techniques to help crack cases, the author cautions about jumping to conclusions and encourages using clusters of nonverbal patterns to help discover whether a person is lying or just under stress. One chapter is devoted to the brain and its limbic system, which controls those involuntary quirks of behavior. Black-and-white photos illustrate different points throughout. This book is a worthy research tool, and a good addition to larger collections.—Charli Osborne, Oxford Public Library, MI Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review “A masterful work on nonverbal body language by an exceptional observer. Joe Navarro’s work has been field-tested in the crucible of law enforcement at the highest levels within the FBI. I cannot praise the book enough.” (--David Givens, Ph.D., author of Crime Signals and Love Signals) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

Pdf Relationships What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

Pdf:What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People.He says that's his best offer. Is it? She says she agrees. Does she? The interview went great - or did it? He said he'd never do it again. But he did. Listen to this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover: The ancient survival instincts that drive body language Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority Filled with examples from Navarro's professional experience, this definitive book offers a powerful new way to navigate your world. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom’s Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work

Pdf Relationships Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom’s Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work

Pdf:Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom’s Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work.This is a practical, relatable, and humorous guide to surviving the difficult, awkward, and rewarding job of being a breastfeeding, working mother. Meet the frenemy of every working, breastfeeding mother: the breast pump. Many women are beyond "breast is best" and on to figuring out how to make milk while returning to demanding jobs. Work. Pump. Repeat. is the first book to give women what they need to know beyond the noise of the "Mommy Wars" and judgment on breastfeeding choices. Jessica Shortall shares the nitty-gritty basics of surviving the working world as a breastfeeding mom, offering a road map for negotiating the pumping schedule with colleagues, navigating business travel, and problem-solving when forced to pump in less-than-desirable locales. Drawing on the war stories, hacks, and humor of working moms and on her own stories from her demanding job and travel in developing countries, she gives women moral support for dealing with the stress and guilt that come with juggling working and breastfeeding. As she tells the listener in her witty, inspiring manifesto, "Your worth as a mother is not measured in ounces."

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Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom's Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work

Pdf Relationships Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom's Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work

Pdf:Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom's Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work.Review “Debut author Shortall strikes the perfect note . . . and takes a casual, keeping-it-real tone toward everything from ‘porn-star boobs’ to pumping during conference calls. . . . It’s the kind of information an intimate, chatty friend who’s done it all could share in a few lunchtimes and a session on the couch—did you know you can sterilize coffee cups in the microwave and pump milk into them?—except that not every mom has those kinds of friends. Having such helpful tips and tricks in print will be a godsend to the back-to-work mom who doesn’t have time for everything to go any less than smoothly.” (Publishers Weekly (starred review))'Work. Pump. Repeat. is an incredible resource for breastfeeding moms going back to work. But this is also a must read for anyone working or living with a pumping mom, even the guys. Jessica's spirit comes through, irresistibly fun and honest you can't help but laugh and be humbled at the same time. Little did I know that Jessica would be unearthing some of life's most valuable lessons for women, managers and employers while she was pumping in cars during our infamous Nepal trip.' (Blake Mycoskie, Founder & Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS)“When you read Jessica Shortall’s book, you feel as if your wicked smart and big-hearted friend sat you down to give you the good, the bad and the (often hilarious) reality about pumping at work. Finally a comprehensive book on pumping at work I feel confident about recommending to my clients!” (Elaine McGhee, founder, www.ThriveMomma.com)“Shortall manages to be both hilarious and informative in the non-condescending manner that can only come from someone who has truly been there . . . the result is a holy grail of information. I described the book to a friend as 'postpartum-pee-inducing funny.’ It is a book I not only want to buy for my soon-to-be-working-mom friends, but also for all of my coworkers so that they can just finally understand.” (Liberating Working Moms)“As IBCLCs, we understand the theory behind pumping and the production of breast milk. However, no one can understand the practicalities and the emotional cost better than a mom who has done it! Jessica Shortall’s book has hit on an area of need. Based on her own experience, she delivers practical how-tos that other books are missing.” (Cindy Leclerc, RN IBCLC and Jana Stockham, RN IBCLC, co-creators of NuuNest)“I read Work. Pump. Repeat. both as a mother who breastfed and worked, and as an IBCLC. The information in this book is spot-on [regarding] the science behind lactation, written so that stressed working moms will understand it with no jargon to wade through. Ms. Shortall tells it like it is and doesn’t sugarcoat the realities of breastfeeding and working. She reminds us that breastfeeding isn’t all or nothing and some breastmilk is better than none. Bravo!” (Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RN, IBCLC, author of Breastfeeding in Combat Boots)“A must-read for any mom who plans to pump at work. Jessica Shortall provides a thorough, practical, and relatable guide to the many challenges and rewards of being a pumping mom. She nimbly avoids controversy and judgment and presents all the things a working mom needs to know, even the things she didn't know she needed to know.” (JJ Keith, author of Motherhood Smotherhood)“A solid advice guide that should be on the shelves of any woman who enjoys a career and who wants to return to it while continuing to nurture her child: a guide very highly recommended for its exceptional focus and well-rounded discussion of the realities of the venture.” (D. Donovan, senior e-book reviewer, Midwest Book Review)“I’ve read a sneak preview edition, and it is Very Very Good—the author describes it as a ‘judgment-free zone,’ and she’s not kidding. And it’s absolutely stuffed with practical, detailed advice.” (Breastfeeding Without BS) Read more Review Work. Pump. Repeat. is an incredible resource for breastfeeding moms going back to work. But this is also a must read for anyone working or living with a pumping mom, even the guys. Jessica's spirit comes through, irresistibly fun and honest you can't help but laugh and be humbled at the same time. Little did I know that Jessica would be unearthing some of life's most valuable lessons for women, managers and employers while she was pumping in cars during our infamous Nepal trip. (Blake Mycoskie, Founder & Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success

Pdf Relationships Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success

Pdf:Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.An innovative, groundbreaking book that will captivate listeners of Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Pink, The Power of Habit, and Quiet For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But today, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. It turns out that at work, most people operate as either takers, matchers, or givers. Whereas takers strive to get as much as possible from others and matchers aim to trade evenly, givers are the rare breed of people who contribute to others without expecting anything in return. Using his own pioneering research as Wharton's youngest tenured professor, Grant shows that these styles have a surprising impact on success. Although some givers get exploited and burn out, the rest achieve extraordinary results across a wide range of industries. Combining cutting-edge evidence with captivating stories, this landmark book shows how one of America's best networkers developed his connections, why the creative genius behind one of the most popular shows in television history toiled for years in anonymity, how a basketball executive responsible for multiple draft busts transformed his franchise into a winner, and how we could have anticipated Enron's demise four years before the company collapsed - without ever looking at a single number. Praised by best-selling authors such as Dan Pink, Tony Hsieh, Dan Ariely, Susan Cain, Dan Gilbert, Gretchen Rubin, Bob Sutton, David Allen, Robert Cialdini, and Seth Godin - as well as senior leaders from Google, McKinsey, Merck, Estée Lauder, Nike, and NASA - Give and Take highlights what effective networking, collaboration, influence, negotiation, and leadership skills have in common. This landmark book opens up an approach to success that has the power to transform not just individuals and groups, but entire organizations and communities.

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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Pdf Relationships Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Pdf:Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success.Review “Give and Take just might be the most important book of this young century. As insightful and entertaining as Malcolm Gladwell at his best, this book has profound implications for how we manage our careers, deal with our friends and relatives, raise our children, and design our institutions. This gem is a joy to read, and it shatters the myth that greed is the path to success.”—Robert Sutton, author of The No *sshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss “Give and Take is a truly exhilarating book—the rare work that will shatter your assumptions about how the world works and keep your brain firing for weeks after you've turned the last page.”—Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind “Give and Take is brimming with life-changing insights. As brilliant as it is wise, this is not just a book—it's a new and shining worldview. Adam Grant is one of the great social scientists of our time, and his extraordinary new book is sure to be a bestseller.”—Susan Cain, author of Quiet “Give and Take cuts through the clutter of clichés in the marketplace and provides a refreshing new perspective on the art and science of success. Adam Grant has crafted a unique, ‘must have’ toolkit for accomplishing goals through collaboration and reciprocity.”—William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. “Give and Take is a pleasure to read, extraordinarily informative, and will likely become one of the classic books on workplace leadership and management. It has changed the way I see my personal and professional relationships, and has encouraged me to be a more thoughtful friend and colleague.”—Jeff Ashby, NASA space shuttle commander “With Give and Take, Adam Grant has marshaled compelling evidence for a revolutionary way of thinking about personal success in business and in life. Besides the fundamentally uplifting character of the case he makes, readers will be delighted by the truly engaging way he makes it. This is a must read.”—Robert Cialdini, author of Influence “Give and Take is a brilliant, well-documented, and motivating debunking of ‘good guys finish last’! I've noticed for years that generosity generates its own kind of equity, and Grant's fascinating research and engaging style have created not only a solid validation of that principle but also practical wisdom and techniques for utilizing it more effectively. This is a super manifesto for getting meaningful things done, sustainably.”—David Allen, author of Getting Things Done “Packed with cutting-edge research, concrete examples, and deep insight, Give and Take offers extraordinarily thought-provoking—and often surprising—conclusions about how our interactions with others drive our success and happiness. This important and compulsively-readable book deserves to be a huge success.”—Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home “One of the great secrets of life is that those who win most are often those who give most. In this elegant and lucid book, filled with compelling evidence and evocative examples, Adam Grant shows us why and how this is so. Highly recommended!”—William Ury, coauthor of Getting to Yes and author of The Power of a Positive No “Good guys finish first—and Adam Grant knows why. Give and Take is the smart surprise you can't afford to miss.'—Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness “Give and Take is an enlightening read for leaders who aspire to create meaningful and sustainable changes to their environments. Grant demonstrates how a generous orientation toward others can serve as a formula for producing successful leaders and organizational performance. His writing is as engaging and enjoyable as his style in the classroom.”—Kenneth Frazier, Chairman, President, and CEO of Merck & Co. “In this riveting and sparkling book, Adam Grant turns the conventional wisdom upside-down about what it takes to win and get ahead. With page-turning stories and compelling studies, Give and Take reveals the surprising forces behind success, and the steps we can take to enhance our own.”—Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations, Google “Give and Take dispels commonly held beliefs that equate givers with weakness and takers with strength. Grant shows us the importance of nurturing and encouraging prosocial behaviors.”—Dan Ariely, author of Predictably Irrational “Give and Take defines a road to success marked by new ways of relating to colleagues and customers as well as new ways of growing a business.”—Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness “A milestone! Well-researched, generous, actionable and important. Adam Grant has given us a gift, a hard-hitting book about the efficacy of connection and generosity in everything we do.”—Seth Godin, bestselling author of The Icarus Deception and Tribes “Give and Take will fundamentally change the way you think about success. Unfortunately in America, we have too often succumbed to the worldview that if everyone behaved in their own narrow self-interest, all would be fine. Adam Grant shows us with compelling research and fascinating stories there is a better way.”—Lenny Mendonca, Director, McKinsey & Co. “Adam Grant, a rising star of positive psychology, seamlessly weaves together science and stories of business success and failure, convincing us that giving is in the long run the recipe for success in the corporate world. En route you will find yourself re-examining your own life. Read it yourself, then give copies to the people you care most about in this world.”—Martin Seligman, author of Learned Optimism and Flourish “Give and Take presents a groundbreaking new perspective on success. Adam Grant offers a captivating window into innovative principles that drive effectiveness at every level of an organization and can immediately be put into action. Along with being a fascinating read, this book holds the key to a more satisfied and productive workplace, better customer relationships, and higher profits.”—Chip Conley, Founder, Joie de Vivre Hotels and author, Peak and Emotional Equations “Give and Take is a game changer. Reading Adam Grant's compelling book will change the way doctors doctor, managers manage, teachers teach, and bosses boss. It will create a society in which people do better by being better. Read the book and change the way you live and work.”—Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice and Practical Wisdom “Give and Take is a new behavioral benchmark for doing business for better, providing an inspiring new perspective on how to succeed to the benefit of all. Adam Grant provides great support for the new paradigm of creating a ‘win win’ for people, planet and profit with many fabulous insights and wonderful stories to get you fully hooked and infected with wanting to give more and take less.'—Jochen Zeitz, former CEO and chairman, PUMA “Give and Take is a real gift. Adam Grant delivers a triple treat: stories as good as a well-written novel, surprising insights drawn from rigorous science, and advice on using those insights to catapult ourselves and our organizations to success. I can’t think of another book with more powerful implications for both business and life.”—Teresa Amabile, author of The Progress Principle “Adam Grant has written a landmark book that examines what makes some extraordinarily successful people so great. By introducing us to highly-impressive individuals, he proves that, contrary to popular belief, the best way to climb to the top of the ladder is to take others up there with you. Give and Take presents the road to success for the 21st century.”—Maria Eitel, founding CEO and President of the Nike Foundation “What The No *sshole Rule did for corporate culture, Give and Take does for each of us as individuals. Grant presents an evidence-based case for the counterintuitive link between generosity and finishing first.”—Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen, coauthors of Difficult Conversations “Adam Grant is a wunderkind. He has won every distinguished research award and teaching award in his field, and his work has changed the way that people see the world. If you want to be surprised—very pleasantly surprised—by what really drives success, then Give and Take is for you. If you want to make the world a better place, read this book. If you want to make your life better, read this book.”—Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Happier “In an era of business literature that drones on with the same-old, over-used platitudes, Adam Grant forges brilliant new territory. Give and Take helps readers understand how to maximize their effectiveness and help others simultaneously. It will serve as a new framework for both insight and achievement. A must read!”—Josh Linkner, founder of ePrize, CEO of Detroit Venture Partners, and author of Disciplined Dreaming¶ Read more From the Inside Flap Recognition for Give and Take: Amazon's best books of 2013 Financial Times books of the year Wall Street Journal favorite books of 2013 Oprah's riveting reads Fortune must-read business books Washington Post books every leader should read Apple iTunes best of 2013 Inc.'s best books for entrepreneurs Amazon customer favorites: one of the top 100 print books of 2013Translated into two dozen languages Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Padre Rico, Padre Pobre (Rich Dad, Poor Dad) (Spanish Edition)

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Pdf:Padre Rico, Padre Pobre (Rich Dad, Poor Dad) (Spanish Edition).About the Author Robert T. Kiyosaki es un inversionista multimillonario, emprendedor, educador, conferencista y autor bestseller de la serie Padre rico, Padre pobre. Después de retirarse, a los 47 años, fundó CHASFLOW Technologies y creó la Compañía de Rich Dad, que hoy en día ofrece a millones de personas en el mundo consejospara ser financieramente independientes. Robert ha escrito 16 libros que han vendido más de 27 millones de ejemplares en todo el mundo. En su serie Padre rico, Padre pobre Robert T. Kiyosaki transformó radicalmente la forma en la que millones de personas perciben el concepto del dinero. Con perspectivas que contradicen el conocimiento convencional, Kiyosaki se ha ganado una gran reputación por su irreverencia y claridad para expresar susideas. Es reconocido alrededor del mundo como un defensor apasionado de la educación financiera. Entre sus obras se encuentran Niño rico, niño listo, Segunda oportunidad, El negocio del siglo XXI, Escapa de la carrera de la rata, Guía para invertir, Retírate joven y rico, La conspiración de los ricos, Despierta el genio financiero de tus hijos, y más. https://www.facebook.com/RobertKiyosaki Donald J. Trump es la definición de una historia de éxito americano. Sus desarrollos de bienes raíces son los más prestigiosos a nivel nacional e internacional, así como el resto de sus múltiples negocios de golf, hotelería y más. http://www.trump.com/ Read more

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The Tactical Guide to Women: How Men Can Manage Risk in Dating and Marriage

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Pdf:The Tactical Guide to Women: How Men Can Manage Risk in Dating and Marriage.Review “Lots of great gems for men here: about understanding (and improving) their own dating patterns, about how to screen potential partners for likely trouble and how to be happy in a relationship. Dr. Smith knows what he’s talking about, using a wide range of helpful case examples—of failure and success—in this very encouraging book.”—Bill Eddy, lead author of Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality and co-author of Dating Radar Read more

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

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Pdf:Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition.About the Author Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler are cofounders of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance. Together they have developed award-winning training products based on more than thirty years of ongoing research and have helped more than 300 of the Fortune 500 realize significant results by driving behavior change.www.vitalsmarts.com Read more

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Co-Active Coaching, 3rd Edition: Changing Business, Transforming Lives

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Pdf:Co-Active Coaching, 3rd Edition: Changing Business, Transforming Lives.When Co-Active Coaching was first released in 1998, this pioneering work set the stage for what has become a cultural and business phenomenon and helped launch the profession of coaching. Published in more than 10 languages now, this book has been used as the definitive resource in dozens of corporate, professional-development, and university-based coaching programs, as well as by thousands of individuals looking to elevate their communication, relationship, and coaching skills. This fully revised third edition of Co-Active Coaching has been updated to reflect the expanded vision of the newly updated Co-Active Model and coaching course curriculum at The Coaches Training Institute, the training organization founded and run by the authors for 20 years. The third edition emphasizes evoking transformational change in the client and extends the use of the Co-Active Model into leadership management and its effectiveness throughout organizations.

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1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

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Pdf:1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married.From the Back Cover 'An important and essential book for all couples contemplating marriage.'--Dr. Barry G. Ginsberg, Executive Director, Center of Relationship Enhancement Love can be bliss, but marriage takes work. Communication, compromise, and joint decision making are key ingredients to a successful marriage. Using a variety of fun, interactive formats, including multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and hypotheticals, relationship expert Monica Mendez Leahy brings to the table these and many other important issues that will arise in every marriage--including the ones that may blindside you. 1,001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married will help you and your partner explore your common goals and perspectives as well as celebrate your unique differences as you prepare for your life journey together. Through the questions posed in this book, you and your betrothed will explore fundamental questions about nature, thought processes, lifestyle, and marital expectations, including: Is there such a thing as innocent flirting? Do you both want children? How important is religion in your life? Do you think couples should share the same political views? Read more About the Author Monica Mendez Leahy has been helping couples prepare for marriage for twenty years. She hosts a series of couples' workshops in the Los Angeles area and has been featured in the Ladies Home Journal and the Wall Street Journal and on Lifetime Television. Read more

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Como ganar amigos e influir sobre las personas (Spanish Edition)

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Pdf:Como ganar amigos e influir sobre las personas (Spanish Edition).Cómo ganar amigos e influir sobre las personas es uno de los primeros "best-sellers" de autoayuda publicados. El único propósito de este libro es ayudar al lector a que descubra, desarrolle y aproveche esos poderes latentes que no emplea. OCHO OBJETIVOS QUE ESTE LIBRO LE AYUDARÁ A LOGRAR 1. Salir de una rutina mental, concebir nuevas ideas, adquirir nuevas visiones, descubrir nuevas ambiciones. 2. Hacer amigos rápida y fácilmente. 3. Aumentar su popularidad. 4. Lograr que los demás piensen como usted. 5. Aumentar su influencia, su prestigio, su habilidad de lograr que las tareas se realicen. 6. Proceder ante las quejas, evitar discusiones, preservar sus relaciones humanas afables y agradables. 7. Convertirse en un mejor orador, un conversador más jovial. 8. Despertar entusiasmo entre sus asociados. Este libro ha logrado todas esas cosas para más de quince millones de lectores en treinta y seis idiomas.

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Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

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Pdf:Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most.Review “Does this book deliver on its promise of an effective way through sticky situations, whether ‘with your babysitter or your biggest client’? It does.”—The New York Times“These talented communicators blend a daunting array of disciplines into highly readable and practical advice.”—Booklist“I’m on my third reading. Half the pages are dog-eared. This is a mind-bogglingly powerful book. For life.”—Tom Peters“A user-friendly guide to mastering the talks we dread . . . a keeper.”—Fast Company “Emotional intelligence applied to life’s toughest moments.”—Daniel Goleman, bestselling author of Working with Emotional Intelligence“The only people who shouldn’t read Difficult Conversations are those who never work with people, anywhere.”—Peter M. Senge, bestselling author of The Fifth Discipline“How do you confront your ex-spouse who’s late picking up the kids? How do you tell a client their project took longer than expected and the bill is twice as high? How do you say ‘I’m sorry’? Start by picking up Difficult Conversations.”—Citizen“Difficult Conversations will be appreciated by readers who wish to improve oral communication in all aspects of their daily lives.”—Library Journal“Stone, Patton, and Heen illustrate their points with anecdotes, scripted conversations and familiar examples in a clear, easy-to-browse format.”—Publishers Weekly“The central insights of Difficult Conversations so resonate with common sense that it is easy to overlook just how remarkable of a book it is . . . a must-read.”—Harvard Negotiation Law Review“Examples more clear-headed and advice more precise than we’ve seen before.”—Dallas Morning News“Stone, Patton, and Heen have written an extremely clear and unpretentious exposition of how to develop effective communication skills and a guide to achieving openness and constructive outcomes in dialogue . . . this book is, and probably for some time to come will be definitive.”—Southern Communication Journal  Read more About the Author Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen teach at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Negotiation Project. They have been consultants to businesspeople, governments, organizations, communities, and individuals around the world, and have written on negotiation and communication in publications ranging from the New York Times to Parents magazine. Bruce Patton is also a co-author of Getting to Yes. Each of them lives in Boston, Massachusetts.Stone and Heen are the authors of Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It Is Off Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered, and Frankly, You're Not in the Mood) (Viking/Penguin, 2014)Roger Fisher is the Samuel Williston Professor of Law Emeritus, Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project, and the founder of two consulting organizations devoted to strategic advice and negotiation training. Read more

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Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

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Pdf:Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most.Everyone has difficult conversations, no matter how confident or competent they are. And too often, no matter what you try, things don't go well. Should you say what you're thinking and risk starting a fight? Swallow your views and feel like a doormat? Or should you let them have it? But...what if you're wrong? Difficult Conversations shows you a way out of this dilemma; it teaches you how to handle even the toughest conversations more effectively and with less anxiety. Based on 15 years of work at the Harvard Negotiation Project and consultations with thousands of people, the authors answer the question: When people confront the conversations they dread the most, what works? Difficult Conversations walks you through a proven, step-by-step approach for understanding and conducting tough conversations. It shows you how to get ready, how to start the conversations in ways that reduce defensiveness, and how to keep the conversation on a constructive track regardless of how the other person responds. Whether you're dealing with your baby-sitter or biggest client, your boss or your brother-in-law, Difficult Conversations can help.

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Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

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Pdf:Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World.Review “A generous book conceived and executed by a compassionate…mind.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)“An absorbing chronicle of discovery.”—Booklist “This is an insightful and terribly personal memoir of an active and successful life, and of how [Pipher’s] almost desperate need for inner peace amid the noise of her world has dominated so many of her days.”—Lincoln Journal Star Read more About the Author Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country, as well as Seeking Peace and Writing to Change the World. She lives in Nebraska. Read more

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

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Pdf:Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.Review “The brilliantly insightful Brené Brown draws upon extensive research and personal experience to explore the paradoxes of courage: we become strong by embracing vulnerability, we dare more greatly when we acknowledge our fear. I can’t stop thinking about this book.”—Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project'A wonderful book: urgent, essential and fun to read. I couldn't put it down, and it continues to resonate with me.'—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin'In Daring Greatly, Brené Brown refers to herself as both a mapmaker and a traveler. In my book, that makes her a guide. And I believe the world needs more guides like her who are showing us a wiser way to our inner world. If you'd like to set your course on being more courageous and connected, engaged and resilient, leave the GPS at home. Daring Greatly is all the navigation you'll need.'—Maria Shriver'Daring Greatly is an important book -- a timely warning about the danger of pursuing certainty and control above all. Brené Brown offers all of us a valuable guide to the real reward of vulnerability: Greater courage.'—Daniel Pink'What I find remarkable about this book is the unique combination of solid research and kitchen table story-telling. Brené becomes such a real person in the book that you can actually hear her voice asking, 'Have you dared greatly today?' The invitation in this book is clear: We must be larger than anxiety, fear, and shame if we want to speak, act, and show up. The world needs this book and Brené’s unique blend of warmth, humor and ass-kicking makes her the perfect person to inspire us to dare greatly.' —Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.'One of the tragic ironies of modern life is that so many people feel isolated from each other by the very feelings they have in common: including a fear of failure and a sense of not being enough. Brené Brown shines a bright light into these dark recesses of human emotion and reveals how these feelings can gnaw at fulfillment in education, at work and in the home. She shows too how they can be transformed to help us live more wholehearted lives of courage, engagement and purpose. Brené Brown writes as she speaks, with wisdom, wit, candor and a deep sense of humanity. If you're a student, teacher, parent, employer, employee or just alive and wanting to live more fully, you should read this book. I double dare you.'—Sir Ken Robinson'In an age of constant pressure to conform and pretend, Daring Greatly offers a compelling alternative: transform your life by being who you really are. Embrace the courage to be vulnerable. Dare to read this book!'—Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup'Here's the essence of this book: Vulnerability is courage in you but inadequacy in me. Brené's book, weaving together research and Texan anecdote, shows you some paths forward. And don't for a moment think this is just for women. Men carry the burden of Being Strong And Never Weak, and we pay a heavy price for it. Daring Greatly can help us all.'—Michael Bungay Stanier, author of Do More Great Work'I deeply trust Brené Brown--her research, her intelligence, her integrity, and her personhood. So when she definitively lands on the one most important value we can cultivate for professional success, relationship health, parental joy, and courageous, passionate living...well, I sit up and take notice . . . even when that one most critical value turns out to be the risky act of being vulnerable. She dared greatly to write this book, and you will benefit greatly to read it and to put its razor-sharp wisdom into action in your own life and work.'—Elizabeth Lesser, Cofounder, Omega Institute, author of Broken Open'A straightforward approach to revamping one's life from an expert on vulnerability.'—Kirkus Reviews'Will draw readers in and have them considering what steps they would dare to take if shame and fear were not present.' —Publishers Weekly'Offers good insights into how people don personal armor to shield themselves from vulnerability.'—The Wall Street Journal'Brene's down-to-earth approach to vulnerability resonates with me.' —Katie Couric Read more About the Author Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, is a research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation–Brené Brown Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers: Braving the Wilderness, Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection. Her fifth book, Dare to Lead, will go on sale in October 2018. Her TED talk—“The Power of Vulnerability”—is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world with more than thirty-five million views. Brown lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, Steve, and their children, Ellen and Charlie. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

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Pdf:Emotional Intelligence 2.0.Review 'Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve your score.'--NEWSWEEK'Surveys of 500,000 people on the role of emotions in daily life have enabled the authors to hone EQ assessment to a 28-question online survey that can be completed in seven minutes.'--The Washington Post'Read worthy strategies for improving emotional intelligence skills make this our how-to book of the week. It's nice to know that average IQ doesn't limit a person to average performance. And who can resist an online quiz with instant feedback?'--Newsday Read more From the Inside Flap 'Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way.'--THE DALAI LAMAFor the first time ever in a book, TalentSmart's revolutionary program helps you identify your EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives. The book contains 66 proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. These strategies will help you to capitalize on the skills responsible for 58% of performance in all types of jobs.Includes a passcode for online access to the world's bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal®, which will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately.Rooted in sound research involving more than 500,000 responses, this new edition of the test will:-- Pinpoint which of the book's 66 emotional intelligence strategies will increase your EQ the most.-- Reveal the specific behaviors responsible for your EQ scores.-- Allow you to test yourself a second time to measure how much your EQ has increased from your efforts.The book's smooth narrative style turns rigorous research into memorable stories and practical strategies that anyone can use to his or her advantage.With 90% of top performers high in EQ, and EQ twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it?--- Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

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Pdf:Emotional Intelligence 2.0.Knowing what emotional intelligence is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a step-by-step program for increasing your emotional intelligence using the four core EQ skills-self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management-to exceed your goals and achieve your fullest potential. In this audiobook, Drs. Bradberry and Greaves offer a revolutionary program to help people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives. This audiobook contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. This audiobook will also give you access to the new, enhanced online edition of the world's bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal. The test will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately. The new test will: Pinpoint the emotional intelligence strategy that increase your EQ the most Reveal the behaviors responsible for your EQ score Allow a second test to measure how much your EQ has increased from your efforts With 90% of top performers high in EQ and EQ twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it? Please note: Listeners who purchase this title at Audible are emailed a unique ID that provides access to accompanying online material: TalentSmart's best-selling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal, which will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately. Disclaimer: Your purchase of this audiobook includes one complimentary passcode to access TalentSmart's emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal. If you purchased an edition of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 from Audible.com, your unique code is distributed by Audible.com and has been sent to the email address you registered with Audible.com. If you purchased your download from any other certified audiobook or ebook provider, please email your purchase receipt to [email protected] to receive your access code. If you are listening to or reading this program on loan or cannot provide proof of purchase, then access to the emotional intelligence test must be made upon separate terms with TalentSmart.

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How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age

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Pdf:How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age.Celebrating the 75 anniversary of the original landmark bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People, comes an up-to-the-minute adaptation of Carnegie's timeless prescriptions for the digital age. Dale Carnegie's principles have endured for nearly a century. Since its original publication in 1936, his timeless classic How to Win Friends and Influence People has gone on to sell 15 million copies. Now, introducing new listeners to Carnegie's words of wisdom, comes How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age, a new guide for a new era. Dale Carnegie could never have predicted the trajectory that new media would take, and the ways that the simple television screen would be adapted into computers and handheld communication devices. He didn't know the term "social media" and Facebook was something not even dreamed of in Buck Rogers cartoons. And yet his lessons remain relevant for everyone who communicates online today. In fact, with problems such as cyber bullying and email etiquette, we need Carnegie's help more than ever. Dale Carnegie and Associates, Inc. has re-imagined Carnegie's lasting lessons for this difficult digital age, reframing Carnegie's insights about communication, self-expression, and leadership. This book is a must-have guide for anyone who wants to find success on Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, and any social media format today and in the future.

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How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

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Pdf:How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships.Review 'You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills.''The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes.'Leil Lowndes' How to Talk to Anyone offers 101 time-tested hints, tips, and techniques for confidently communicating with others. A bestselling author and renowned communications consultant, Lowndes focuses on ice-breaking skills and communication techniques that are proven successful when making a positive first impression, establishing instant rapport and credibility, and more. Packeed with basic, no-nonsense advice and solid research evidence about which techniques work best in which areas, How to Talk to Anyone show readers how to: Read more From the Back Cover 'You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills.'--Larry King 'The ultimate guide to the thinking person . . . an invaluable tool for conversations.'--Sally Jesse Raphael Become a master communicator and succeed in life, love, and business Have you ever admired those successful people who seem to have it all? You see them chatting confidently at parties and being listened to in business meetings. They're the ones with the best jobs, nicest parties, and most interesting friends. But wait a minute. They're not necessarily smarter than you or even better looking. What it comes down to is their more skillful way of communicating with other people. Now How to Talk to Anyone reveals the secrets of successful communication. With Leil Lowndes's ninety-two easy and effective techniques, you will discover how to become a master communicator in life, love, and business. Combining the latest research with Leil's trademark wit and warm-hearted observations of human foibles, How to Talk to Anyone shows you how to: Make an unforgettable entrance and meet the people you want to meet Sound like an insider in any crowd, no matter how little you have in common Use body language to captivate audiences of all sizes Work a party the way a politician works a room Always come across confident, credible, and charismatic wherever you are How to Talk to Anyone, which is an update of her popular book, Talking the Winner's Way (see the 5-star reviews of the latter) is based on solid research about techniques that work! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others

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Pdf:To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others.From the best-selling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind comes a surprising - and surprisingly useful - new book that explores the power of selling in our lives. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one in nine Americans works in sales. Every day more than 15 million people earn their keep by persuading someone else to make a purchase. But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges: Yes, one in nine Americans works in sales. But so do the other eight. Whether we're employees pitching colleagues on a new idea, entrepreneurs enticing funders to invest, or parents and teachers cajoling children to study, we spend our days trying to move others. Like it or not, we're all in sales now. To Sell Is Human offers a fresh look at the art and science of selling. As he did in Drive and A Whole New Mind, Daniel H. Pink draws on a rich trove of social science for his counterintuitive insights. He reveals the new ABCs of moving others (it's no longer "Always Be Closing"), explains why extroverts don't make the best salespeople, and shows how giving people an "off-ramp" for their actions can matter more than actually changing their minds. Along the way, Pink describes the six successors to the elevator pitch, the three rules for understanding another's perspective, the five frames that can make your message clearer and more persuasive, and much more. The result is a perceptive and practical book - one that will change how you see the world and transform what you do at work, at school, and at home.

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The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail

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Pdf:The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail.About the Author Carley Roney is editor in chief of The Knot, the number one wedding brand worldwide, as well as its sister brand, The Nest. Roney has authored nine wedding books for The Knot and appears regularly on TV shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, and Today. Read more

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

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Pdf:Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.From the Back Cover 'Most books make promises. This one delivers. These skills have . . . generated new techniques for working together in ways that enabled us to win the largest contract in our industry's history.'--Dain M. Hancock, President, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Learn how to keep your cool and get what you want when emotions flare. When stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: Avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; or read Crucial Conversations and discover how to communicate best when it matters most. This wise and witty guide gives you the tools you need to step up to life's most difficult and important conversations, say what's on your mind, and achieve positive outcomes that will amaze you. You'll learn how to: Prepare for high-impact situations with a six-minute mastery technique Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive Keep listening when others blow up or clam up Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want Whether they take place at work or at home, with your neighbors or your spouse, crucial conversations can have a profound impact on your career, your happiness, and your future. With the skills you learn in this book, you'll never have to worry about the outcome of a crucial conversation again. Read more About the Author Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler are top international corporate consultants and cofounders of Vitality Alliance, Inc., and VitalSmarts. Together they have developed dozens of corporate training programs for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Read more

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Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life

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Pdf:Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life.Negotiation is part of every human encounter, and most of us do it badly. Whether dealing with family, a business, or diplomacy, people often fail to meet their goals in every country and context. They focus on power and "win-win" instead of relationships and perceptions. They don't find enough things to trade. They think others should be rational when they should be dealing with emotions. They get distracted from their goals. In this revolutionary book, leading negotiation practitioner and professor Stuart Diamond draws on the research and practice of 30,000 people he has taught and advised in 45 countries over two decades to outline specific, practical and better ways to deal with others. They range from country and corporate leaders to administrative assistants, lawyers, housewives, students, and laborers. To this he adds his 40-year experience as an executive, Harvard-trained attorney, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Getting More is based on Professor Diamond's award-winning negotiations course at The Wharton Business School, where it has been the most sought-after course by students for 13 years. It contains a powerful toolkit that can be used in any situation: with kids and jobs, travel and shopping, business, politics, relationships, cultures, partners and competitors. The advice is addressed through the stories of hundreds of people who have used Diamond's tools with great success. A 20% savings on an item already on sale. An extra $300 million profit in a business. A woman from India getting out of her own arranged marriage. A four-year-old willingly brushing his teeth and going to bed. Instead of "win-win", it sometimes makes more sense to lose today to get more tomorrow. The use of power, Diamond cautions, too often causes retaliation, harms relationships, and costs credibility. Walking out is almost never as good as understanding the other person's perceptions and fixing the problem.

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The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life

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Pdf:The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life.Review 'I used this exact strategy to get to the top of my sport. This is truly what elite professionals do to win. This book is a gift!' ~ Frank Shamrock, UFC Champion, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist'My first thought: 'This book is going to change minds and change lives.' My second thought: 'How can I get this book into all of my clients' hands!'' ~ JJ Virgin, Celebrity Nutritionist, Fitness Expert & NYT Bestselling Author'This needs to be required reading for every ambitious soul! Finally, a book to help conquer the challenges of doing hard stuff by someone that's coached top performers!' ~ Brian Smith, UGG Founder & Bestselling Author'In this book, Todd takes you on a mind-expanding journey to find your Heroic Self. If you want a stronger mental game-get this book!' ~ Emily Fletcher, Founder Ziva Meditation, Author of Stress Less, Accomplish More and Former Actress'Todd has written the definitive playbook for people striving to achieve great things! This will not only inspire people but give them a real tool to help win at life.' ~ Neil Patel, Entrepreneur and Author Read more From the Inside Flap What if the games you played as a child were the greatest gift to helping you achieve more today?Before stage fright, impostor syndrome, emotional baggage, and the other dubious gifts of adulthood, everyone pretended to be a superhero, a favorite athlete, an inspiring entertainer, a nurse, a firefighter, a lion or whatever captured their imagination. And yet, that natural creativity is slowly squeezed out of us because we think it's childish or it's 'time to grow up.' Now, Todd Herman--backed by scientific research and countless stories from the real world--will show you how to tap into the human imagination to unleash a new version of yourself, ready-made to kick-ass. Herman has been coaching champions in every field for over twenty years, and he's helped them bring out their Heroic Self to transcend the forces pulling them into the Ordinary World. While anyone attempting ambitious things faces adversity, resistance and challenges, Herman, asks a new question: 'Who or what needs to show up to make success inevitable?'In The Alter Ego Effect, Herman shows you how to activate the Heroic Self already nested inside of each of us, through countless stories from salespeople, executives, entertainers, athletes, entrepreneurs, creatives and historical figures. He reveals that you may not be using those traits in the moments when you need them the most. From the creative entrepreneur who resisted their craft, to the accomplished military officer who wanted to be a warmer dad at home, Todd Herman's clients have discovered there is no end to the parts of their lives they could improve by using Alter-Egos. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

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Pdf:The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death.From The New England Journal of Medicine The locked-in syndrome is a complication of a cerebrovascular accident in the base of the pons. The patient is alert and fully conscious but quadriplegic, with lower-cranial-nerve palsies. Only vertical movements of the eyes and blinking are possible. At the age of 43, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who was editor of Elle and a robust bon vivant, suffered such a stroke. After 20 days in a deep coma, he gradually regained consciousness. His right eyelid was sutured shut to prevent corneal ulcerations, he was fed through a gastric tube, he drooled uncontrollably, he breathed through a tracheostomy tube, his urine drained from a catheter, and his bottom was wiped by others. He felt as if he were trapped in a diving bell, but his mind was free as a butterfly. Bauby wrote The Diving Bell and the Butterfly solely by blinking his left eye in response to the reading of an alphabet, arranged according to the frequency with which each letter occurs in French (E, S, A, R, I,... W). A friend read off the letters, pausing when Bauby blinked. Letters laboriously became words, and then sentences. I brought this book along on an airplane that took me to a meeting in a distant city. Reading it made me hope that air traffic would delay our arrival. It is a remarkable tribute to the human spirit -- a book that will inspire any physician, medical student, nurse, or patient. There is no self-pity and no thought of physician-assisted suicide. The tone is as ironic and dry as perhaps only the French can be. In a seaside hospital, Bauby, imprisoned in his paralyzed body, recounts his days. He notes that a stroke such as his is usually fatal, but 'improved resuscitation techniques have prolonged and refined the agony.' Now, instead of directing one of France's leading fashion magazines, he is strapped in a wheelchair, completely dependent on others for the simplest demands of life: shut the door, roll me over, fluff up a pillow. 'A domestic event as commonplace as washing can trigger the most varied emotions.' And then there was the boor who, with a conclusive 'Good night,' turned off the Bordeaux-Munich soccer game at halftime and left. Bauby's attendants dressed him not in hospital garb, but in his own clothes ('Good for the morale,' according to the neurologist). Bauby comments, 'If I must drool, I may as well drool on cashmere.' He is, as he says, a 'voiceless parrot' who has made his nest in a dead-end corridor of the neurology department. When the stretcher-bearer who returns him to his room leaves with a hearty 'Bon appetit!' the effect on Bauby is the same as 'saying `Merry Christmas' on August 15.' Fed by two or three bags of brownish fluid instilled into a gastric tube, Bauby recalls his culinary skills -- boeuf en gelee and homemade sausage -- and melon, red fruit, and oysters, but above all, sausage. He imagines spending a day with his children, lying in bed beside his lover, and flying to Hong Kong, and he dreams that Radovan Karadzic, leader of the Bosnian Serbs, is performing a tracheotomy on him. In the Cafe de Flore, noxious gossip from the lower depths of Parisian snobbery poisons the air: 'Did you know that Bauby is now a total vegetable?' Bauby, 'to prove that my IQ was still higher than a turnip's,' begins a remarkable correspondence, not by pen but by blinks. 'The arrival of the mail [had] the character of a hushed and holy ceremony.' Every sentence of this arduously written book is a jewel burnished by a rare disease and still rarer intelligence. Bauby died only two days after the publication of his book in France. Reviewed by Robert S. Schwartz, M.D. Copyright © 1998 Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved. The New England Journal of Medicine is a registered trademark of the MMS. Read more From the Inside Flap In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare kind of stroke to the brainstem. After 20 days in a coma, Bauby awoke into a body which had all but stopped working: only his left eye functioned, allowing him to see and, by blinking it, to make clear that his mind was unimpaired. Almost miraculously, he was soon able to express himself in the richest detail: dictating a word at a time, blinking to select each letter as the alphabet was recited to him slowly, over and over again. In the same way, he was able eventually to compose this extraordinary book. By turns wistful, mischievous, angry, and witty, Bauby bears witness to his determination to live as fully in his mind as he had been able to do in his body. He explains the joy, and deep sadness, of seeing his children and of hearing his aged father's voice on the phone. In magical sequences, he imagines traveling to other places and times and of lying next to the woman he loves. Fed only intravenously, he imagines preparing and tasting the full flavor of delectable dishes. Again and again he returns to an 'inexhaustible reservoir of sensations,' keeping in touch with himself and the life around him. Jean-Dominique Bauby died two days after the French publication of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. This book is a lasting testament to his life. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything

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Pdf:The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything.From Stephen R. Covey's eldest son comes a revolutionary new path towards productivity and satisfaction. Trust, says Stephen M.R. Covey, is the very basis of the new global economy, and he shows how trust—and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees and constituents—is the essential ingredient for any high–performance, successful organization. For business leaders and public figures in any arena, The Speed of Trust offers an unprecedented and eminently practical look at exactly how trust functions in our every transaction and relationship—from the most personal to the broadest, most indirect interaction—and how to establish trust immediately so that you and your organization can forego the time–killing, bureaucratic check–and–balance processes so often deployed in lieu of actual trust.

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The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything

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Pdf:The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything.From Publishers Weekly Trust is so integral to our relationships that we often take it for granted, yet in an era marked by business scandals and a desire for accountability this book by leadership expert Covey is a welcome guide to nurturing trust in our professional and personal lives. Drawing on anecdotes and business cases from his years as CEO of the Covey Leadership Center (which was worth $160 million when he orchestrated its 1997 merger with Franklin Quest to form Franklin Covey), the author effectively reminds us that there's plenty of room for improvement on this virtue. Following a touching foreword by father Stephen R. Covey (author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and related books), the junior Covey outlines 13 behaviors of trust-inspiring leaders, such as demonstrating respect, creating transparency, righting wrongs, delivering results and practicing accountability. Covey's down-to-earth approach and disarming personal stories go a long way to establish rapport with his reader, though the book's length and occasional lack of focus sometimes obscure its good advice. (Oct.) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review Covey convincingly validates our experience at Dell -- that trust has a bottom-line impact on results and that when trust goes up, speed goes up while costs come down. This principle applies not only in our professional relationships with customers, business partners, and team members but also in our personal relationships, which makes this insightful book all the more valuable.' -- Kevin Rollins, President and CEO, Dell Inc.'This book can change lives. Covey helps us understand how to nurture and inspire immediate trust in every encounter, which is the foundation for true and lasting success in life. A very interesting and enlightening read.' -- Larry King'Covey brilliantly focuses on that overlooked bedrock of democratic capitalism -- trust. Like the air we breathe, we too often take this critical intangible for granted. As Covey makes clear, we do so at our ultimate competitive peril.' -- Steve Forbes, President and CEO, Forbes'Want to be an irresistible positive force? Combine personal responsibility with compassion and respect for others. Want to know how to do this perfectly? Read The Speed of Trust.' -- Dr. Laura Schlessinger, internationally syndicated radio host and author of The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage'Covey's book underscores the single most important factor -- the substrate -- that will determine the success (or failure) of any organization in the 21st century: TRUST. This is a powerful read: brave, imaginative, amazingly prescient, and backed up by empirical and analytical heft. A must-read for anyone in a position of responsibility, from a support group to a global corporation.' -- Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, USC, and author of On Becoming a Leader'This much-needed book provides many practical examples of how greater trust produces better results, at less cost, sooner -- at work and in life. It's invaluable.' -- Spencer Johnson, M.D., author of Who Moved My Cheese? and coauthor of The One Minute Manager'Stephen Covey's work changed the world. I'd bet the price of this exciting book and more that his son, Stephen M. R. Covey, will have at least as much impact. The Speed of Trust is an amazing book, starting with its novel and powerful title -- my greatest wonder was why it hadn't been written before. From the epigraph -- 'Speed happens when people truly trust each other' -- to the closing bell, this is a book worth savoring -- and implementing.' -- Tom Peters'When I received this book and was asked to read it and offer my comments, my first impulse was, 'I don't have the time.' However, as I read the foreword, then the first few chapters, I could not put it down. It is exactly what business leaders need today. This book gets to the core roots of ethical behavior and integrity and how 'trusted' leaders and organizations do things better, faster, and at lower cost. Everyone should make the time to read this book.' -- Nolan D. Archibald, Chairman and CEO, The Black & Decker Corporation'I am happier when I am trusted, and I bet you are too. Covey has done a masterful job teaching that trust is conditioned on our behavior and that we can consciously shift our behavior to deserve trust. This one realization can change your life. This is the best book by a Covey since 7 Habits.' -- Richard Carlson, Ph.D., author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and Don't Get Scrooged Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal, 10th Anniversary Edition

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Pdf:Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal, 10th Anniversary Edition.Review 'Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen is a pioneer in the medicine of the future. With the elegance of simplicitym, she shows how physicians can become healers by no longer remaining mere technicians of the human body, but by becoming alchemists of the soul.' --Deepak Chopra, M.D.'Rachel Naomi Remen is nature's gift to us, a genius of that elusive and crucial capacity, the human heart. She has much to teach us about healing, loving, and living.' --Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., author of Emotional Intelligence 'A book of stunning radiance, authenticity, and power. I laughed and cried my way through it, from beginning to end... Come share in this extraordinary outpouring of human wisdom.' --Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., author of Wherever You Go, There You Are 'Read these gorgeous, from-the-soul stories at the risk of burying cynicism, finding hope, learning a good deal more about life and living-- and having a damned good time.' --Norman Lear Read more About the Author Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. has been counseling those with chronic and terminal illness for more than twenty years. She is cofounder and medical director of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program in Bolinas, California, and is currently clinical professor of family and community medicine at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. Read more

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The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't

Pdf Relationships The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't

Pdf:The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't.In a landmark article published in the esteemed Harvard Business Review, Stanford University professor Robert I. Sutton addressed a taboo topic that affects every workplace: employees who are insensitive to their colleagues, corporate bullies, bosses who just don't get it, the kind of people who make you exclaim in exasperation, "What an asshole!" Now, in a definitive book that addresses this growing problem, Sutton shows you how you can work with unsavory people without becoming one of them yourself.

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BIFF: Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns

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Pdf:BIFF: Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns.Review 'I used Bill Eddy to deal with a very difficult personnel situation. I implemented his advice. Instead of pursuing endless, frustrating conflict and confrontation, I adopted an entirely different approach, with excellent results. Bill gave me a pathway when I thought all roads were blocked.'— Dan Solin, author of the Smartest series of books'I used Bill Eddy to deal with a very difficult personnel situation. I implemented his advice. Instead of pursuing endless, frustrating conflict and confrontation, I adopted an entirely different approach, with excellent results. Bill gave me a pathway when I thought all roads were blocked.'― Dan Solin, author of the Smartest series of books Read more From the Inside Flap We live in an age of rapid change and instant communication. We also live in a Culture of Blame and Disrespect…A BIFF Response can be applied in any communication anywhere – online, social media, in a letter or even in person. It can be used at work, earning you respect and success. It can help you get along with difficult family members, friends, neighbors and others anywhere in your life.BIFF was designed to protect you and your reputation by responding quickly and civilly to people who treat you rudely, while being reasonable in return.BIFF stands for Brief, Informative, Friendly, and Firm.A BIFF response is easy to remember, but hard to do. It takes practice! This little book gives over 20 examples of BIFF responses for all areas of life—plus additional tips to help you deal with high-conflict people anywhere.See if you can do a BIFF! Not everyone can!Author bio:Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, and the President of the High Conflict Institute. He developed the “High Conflict Personality” theory and has become an international expert on managing disputes involving high-conflict personalities. Eddy is the author of several books, including It’s All Your Fault at Work! and High Conflict People in Legal Disputes.Testimonial:'I used Bill to deal with a very difficult personnel situation. I implemented his advice. Instead of pursuing endless, frustrating conflict and confrontation, I adopted an entirely different approach, with excellent results. Bill gave me a pathway when I thought all roads were blocked.'Dan Solin, Author of the Smartest series of books.Second edition info: This Second Edition includes a new chapter on Coaching for BIFF Responses. Anyone can use this method to help someone else with a BIFF response – by asking 10 simples questions to make it even more effective. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Liminal Thinking: Create the Change You Want by Changing the Way You Think

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Pdf:Liminal Thinking: Create the Change You Want by Changing the Way You Think.Why do some people succeed at change while others fail? It's the way they think! Liminal thinking is a way to create change by understanding, shaping, and reframing beliefs. What beliefs are stopping you right now? You have a choice. You can create the world you want to live in or live in a world created by others. If you are ready to start making changes, listen to this book.

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Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the Job

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Pdf:Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the Job.About the Author Kenneth Cloke (Santa Monica, CA) is Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution and founding President of Mediators Beyond Borders. He is a mediator, arbitrator, attorney, coach, consultant, and trainer, specializing in communication, negotiation, and resolving complex multi-party conflicts, including community, grievance and workplace disputes, collective bargaining negotiations, organizational and school conflicts, sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits, and public policy disputes, and in designing preventative conflict resolution systems for organizations.His coaching, consulting, facilitation, and training practice includes work with leaders of public, private and non-profit organizations on effective communications, collaborative negotiation, relationship building, conflict resolution, leadership development, strategic planning, team building, and organizational change.He is a nationally recognized speaker and author of many journal articles and books. Joan Goldsmith (Santa Monica, CA) has been an educator, organizational consultant, mediator, and trainer for forty-five years, specializing in collaborative negotiation, high performance teams, leadership development and organizational change.  She was a co-founder of Cambridge College and a life member of its Board of Trustees.She has been a leader in mediation, public education and higher education as a professor, administrator, consultant, facilitator and trustee. In partnership with Ken Cloke and the Center for Dispute Resolution she has been a mediator and trainer in conflict resolution.She is the author with Warren Bennis of Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming a Leader. Read more

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How to Deal with Difficult People: Smart Tactics for Overcoming the Problem People in Your Life

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Pdf:How to Deal with Difficult People: Smart Tactics for Overcoming the Problem People in Your Life.Don't let problem people get to you! Whether it's a manager who keeps moving the goal posts, an uncooperative colleague, negative friend, or critical family member, some people are just plain hard to get along with. Often, your immediate response is to shrink or sulk, become defensive or attack. But there are smarter moves to make when dealing with difficult people. This book explains how to cope with a range of situations with difficult people and to focus on what you can change. This book will help you to: Understand what makes difficult people tick and how best to handle them Learn ways to confidently stand up to others and resist the urge to attack back Develop strategies to calmly navigate emotionally-charged situations Deal with all kinds of difficult people - hostile, manipulative and the impossible Know when to choose your battles, and when to walk away Why let someone else's bad attitude ruin your day? How to Deal With Difficult People arms you with all the tools and tactics you need to handle all kinds of people - to make your life less stressful and a great deal easier.

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Dealing with Difficult People (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

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Pdf:Dealing with Difficult People (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series).About the Author Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.Author social media/website info: hbr.org; @HarvardBiz; linkedin.com/company/harvard-business-review; facebook.com/harvardbusinessreview; youtube.com/user/harvardbusinessreview Read more

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Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

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Pdf:Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well.Review 'Thanks for the Feedback is an extraordinarily useful book.  It's full of helpful techniques that can be put to use by anyone seeking to manage an organization, lead a team, engage a business partner, or navigate a relationship.... Stone and Heen have done a remarkable job of showing individuals and organizations how to leverage the enormous value of feedback, one of the most powerful instruments available for human learning.'  ~strategy+business magazine Surprisingly little attention has been focused on being an effective recipient of feedback. Enter Stone and Heen with a well-rounded consideration of 'the science and art of receiving feedback well.” As they write, both of those disciplines are required to receive feedback in productive ways—not only in the workplace, but in personal life as well....the authors do an excellent job of constraining the applications to feedback usefulness while also exploring some of the other ways we can define what 'feedback' consists of in our lives. With a culture increasingly focused on the individual and the self, this book on developing the ability to accept and utilize the input of others constructively deserves a wide readership.~Kirkus Reviews 'I'll admit it: Thanks for the Feedback made me unconformable. And that's one reason I liked it so much. With keen insight and lots of practical takeaways, Stone and Heen reveal why getting feedback is so hard -- and then how we can do better. If you relish receiving criticism at work and adore it in your personal life, then you may be the one person on earth who can safely skip this book.'~Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell is Human and Drive 'Thanks for the Feedback is a potentially life-changing look at one of the toughest but most important parts of life: receiving feedback.   It's a road map to less defensiveness, more self-awareness, greater learning, and richer relationships.  Doug Stone and Sheila Heen have delivered another tour de force.'  ~Adam Grant, Wharton professor and author of Give and Take 'Imagine an organization where everyone is actually good at receiving feedback. Collective anxiety would be reduced.  People would learn and grow. Impossible you say?  Thanks to this insanely original and powerful book, maybe not.'~Judy Rosenblum, Former Chief Learning Officer of Coca-Cola, and Founder of Duke Corporate Education 'Startlingly original advice for how to make feedback truly useful.'~Chris Benko, Vice President of Global Talent Management, Merck 'If you want to lead a learning organization, improving the quality of feedback is job one. This book is an essential guide to making that happen.'~Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School, and author of Teaming “Learning and HR professionals aren’t the only ones who will love this book.  It should be required reading for anyone receiving a performance appraisal -- and anyone who is striving to improve.'~B. Alan Echtenkamp, Executive Director, Global Organization and Leadership Development, Time Warner Inc. “Accepting feedback at work is important, but in families, it’s vital. This simple, elegant book teaches us how.”~Bruce Feiler, New York Times columnist and author of The Secrets of Happy Families  Read more About the Author DOUGLAS STONE and SHEILA HEEN are lecturers on law at Harvard Law School and cofounders of Triad Consulting. They both live in New England. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills -- and Leave a Positive Impression!

Pdf Relationships The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills -- and Leave a Positive Impression!

Pdf:The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills -- and Leave a Positive Impression!.From Publishers Weekly Would-be social butterflies will get encouragement but little inspiration from this not quite scintillating self-help primer. Fine, a conversation consultant, insists that small talk is the necessary overture to deeper communication, the key to generating business leads and dates and a pathway to a richer life in which strangers are magically transformed into acquaintances. She covers such cocktail-party conundrums as how to spot 'approachable' interlocutors, how to make introductions, how to butt into an intriguing conversation, resuscitate a flagging one and bail out of a boring one, and how to resist one-uppers, know-it-alls, motormouths and other abusers of talk. Given the ingrained human reluctance to talk to strangers, will, not technique, is the real issue. Much of the book is taken up with motivational pep-talks to get readers to initiate contact (one agonizing exercise suggests 'walk through the mall and just say hello to ten people as you pass them'); in a world where everyone feels at a loss for words, Fine argues, saying virtually anything makes one a 'hero.' Unfortunately, it doesn't necessarily make one a great conversationalist. The heart of Fine's methodology consists of long lists of icebreakers and inviting questions that she instructs readers to memorize and regurgitate as needed to jump-start and sustain conversations, and these read like rather bad small-talk-dull ('How has the internet affected your life?'), stilted ('Do you have a personal motto or creed?') and awkward ('Describe an embarrassing moment you've had.'). Tongue-tied readers can benefit from her pointers and exhortation, but one hopes they will think a little harder before they speak.Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review Among Fine's best tips are how to deal with these so-called conversation criminals, and how not to be one. -- USA Today, October 17, 2005The meatiest part of Fine's book is a classification of common behaviors that can kill a conversation. -- USA Today, October 17, 2005 Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age

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Pdf:How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age.About the Author Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) described himself as a 'simple country boy' from Missouri but was also a pioneer of the self-improvement genre. Since the 1936 publication of his first book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, he has touched millions of readers and his classic works continue to impact lives to this day. Read more

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I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships

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Pdf:I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships.About the Author Michael S. Sorensen is a marketing executive by day, and an avid reader, researcher, and personal development junkie by night. Obsessed with finding the best principles and practices for living a rich, fulfilling, and connected life, he seeks out and experiments with new and interesting ideas to discover what actually *works.* Having benefitted from years of mentoring from coaches, counselors, and executives (and the wisdom of countless self-help books), he’s set out to share his explorations, insights, and discoveries with others. Read more

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Persuasion: Dark Psychology - How People are Influencing You to do What They Want Using Manipulation, NLP, and Subliminal Persuasion

Pdf Relationships Persuasion: Dark Psychology - How People are Influencing You to do What They Want Using Manipulation, NLP, and Subliminal Persuasion

Pdf:Persuasion: Dark Psychology - How People are Influencing You to do What They Want Using Manipulation, NLP, and Subliminal Persuasion.If you feel lost, or perhaps dependent on others, then you might be the victim of Manipulation. You might feel like others control you too easily, or perhaps you end up in situations you try to wish your way out of. If you often feel lost, or like others have too much power over you, it’s time to start identifying the ways that you might be being manipulated.Manipulation is a dangerous tool that can find itself in the hands of anyone. Those who are aware of their influence over other people can choose to do two things with that amount of control. They can use it for good, to lead others and help a community thrive. It can also be used to take advantage of people, and unfortunately, this is the path that many choose.Stanley Milgram’s psychological study on the influence people can have over each other proves that anyone can be manipulated under the right circumstances.It’s never easy for an individual to admit that they might be the victim of manipulation, but it’s an important step in order to recover from the damage manipulation has caused. Those that have been manipulated often feel like they don’t have a strong individual sense. They might become codependent on the person that has manipulated them for so long.It can be a hopeless feeling for a person to realize they have been manipulated. Although it’s not always easy to overcome, breaking free of manipulation is possible. There are a few important steps it takes to become free of manipulation in one’s life.First, they have to confront the fact that they have been manipulated. They then have to figure out who is doing the manipulation and how it’s being done. After that, they have to confront the manipulator as well as the issue that has caused the problematic situation.The book will aim to explore what manipulative behavior is at its core. In Persuasion, you will discover:How you are being manipulatedWhat happens to victims of manipulationThe profile of a manipulatorHow your map of reality is createdWays you’re being subliminally persuadedWhat a cold reading isHow to confront your manipulatorAnd much, much more!Even if you feel as though you have a good control over yourself and don’t let others manipulate you, there are still some important tools to be learned throughout this book. The more you know about manipulation, the better you’ll be able to stop it, even if you don’t think you’re being that manipulated.The book will also discuss two more very insidious and dangerous ways that someone might manipulate others. The first one is by using NLP tactics, which basically aims to alter the beliefs and ideas of a person. The last method of manipulation discussed is that of subliminal persuasion. This is a very dangerous form of manipulation that goes unnoticed by most people.The book is one in a series, so it is best to be read with the others. There still lies important information in each individual book that can help a person recognize, remedy, and resolve their manipulation. Not everyone is going to be capable of breaking through all the challenging steps, but everyone has the ability to self-reflect and discover the things that might be holding them back in their life. Grab this book and discover the dark secrets of persuasion and manipulation today.

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Just Another Kid

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Pdf:Just Another Kid."Just Another Kid is not just another book. This remarkable teacher's memoir reminds us that love takes many forms." -The New York TimesFrom the bestselling author of One Child comes the true story of six children impossible to reach and the amazing teacher who embraced them all.Torey Hayden faced six emotionally troubled kids no other teacher could handle—three recent arrivals from battle-torn Northern Ireland, badly traumatized by the horrors of war; eleven-year-old Dirkie, who only knew of life inside an institution; excitable Mariana, aggressive and sexually precocious at the age of eight; and seven-year-old Leslie, perhaps the most hopeless of all, unresponsive and unable to speak.With compassion, rare insight, and masterful storytelling, teacher Torey Hayden once again touches our hearts with her account of the miracles that can happen in her class of “special” children.

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One Child: The True Story of a Tormented Six-Year-Old and the Brilliant Teacher Who Reached Out

Pdf Relationships One Child: The True Story of a Tormented Six-Year-Old and the Brilliant Teacher Who Reached Out

Pdf:One Child: The True Story of a Tormented Six-Year-Old and the Brilliant Teacher Who Reached Out.Review “Page after page proves again the power of love and the resiliency of life.” (The Los Angeles Times)“It is really, in its essence, about all children everywhere. . .who need the miracle of unconditional love this young teacher was willing and able to give. I wish all teachers and parents. . .would read this book.” (Eda LeShan, author of In Search of Myself and Other Children)“A testament to the powers of caring and commitment.” (Publishers Weekly)Praise for Torey Hayden: “Torey Hayden deserves the kind of respect I can’t give many people. She isn’t just valuable, she’s incredible. The world needs more like Torey Hayden.” (Nickolas Butler, internationally bestselling author of Shotgun Lovesongs and The Hearts of Men)“Parts of this book will enrage you. Parts of this book may make you cry. And parts may make you cheer. But whatever your reaction...you will agree that it has been a long time since you have read a book with the sheer emtional impact of One Child.” (New York Times) Read more From the Back Cover Six-year-old Sheila never spoke, she never cried, and her eyes were filled with hate. Abandoned on a highway by her mother, unwanted by her alcoholic father, Sheila was placed in a class for emotionally disturbed children after she committed an atrocious act of violence against another child. Everyone said Sheila was lost forever, everyone except her teacher, Torey Hayden.Torey fought to reach Sheila, to bring the abused child back from her secret nightmare, because beneath the rage, Torey saw in Sheila the spark of genius. And together they embarked on a wondrous journey—a journey gleaming with a child's joy at discovering a world filled with love and a journey sustained by a young teacher's inspiring bravery and devotion.  Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness

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Pdf:Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness.Amazon.com Review Anne Hobbs is a prim and proper 19-year-old schoolteacher who yearns for adventure. She finds this and much more in a town with the unlikely name of Chicken, located deep in the Alaskan interior. It is 1927 and Chicken is a wild mining community flaming with gold fever. Anne quickly makes friends with many of the townspeople, but is soon ostracized when she not only befriends the local Indians but also falls in love with one. A heartwarming story in the tradition of Benedict Freedman's classic, Mrs. Mike, Tisha is one of those rare books that stays with the reader for years, beckoning to be read again and again. --Maudeen Wachsmith Read more Review “The memoir reads like an old-fashioned novel, a heartwarming love story with the added interest of frontier hardships and vividly portrayed characters.”—Publishers Weekly Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness

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Pdf:Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness.Review “The memoir reads like an old-fashioned novel, a heartwarming love story with the added interest of frontier hardships and vividly portrayed characters.”—Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author Robert Specht was born and brought up in New York City. A late starter, he graduated from CCNY at the age of thirty-two after winning top awards in both short story and essay competitions. Soon afterward he headed for California, where he became an editor in the Los Angeles offices of a major book publishing firm. It was then that he met the heroine of this book and became fascinated with her story. Not until years later, however, after he became a freelance writer, was he able to sit down and devote his full energies to writing it. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

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Pdf:The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business.In Culture Map, renowned expert Erin Meyer offers highly practical and timely perspective on one of today's most pressing business issues: How do different cultures influence the way to do business when working globally. And she explains how to dramatically increase business success by improving one's ability to understand the cultural drivers of colleagues, clients, and suppliers from different countries. With the rapid increase in global call centers, outsourcing, supply chains, and project teams, cultural diversity touches almost everyone. Globalization has led to the rapid connection of internationally based employees from all levels of multinational companies. The advent of information and communication technology means that work itself has globalized. Where once you might have been expected to collaborate with colleagues from one or two foreign territories, today many people are part of global networks connected with people scattered around the world. Yet most managers have little understanding of how local culture impacts global interaction. Even those who are culturally informed, travel extensively, and have lived abroad often have few strategies for dealing with the cross-cultural complexity that affects their team's day-to-day effectiveness. Culture Map provides a new way forward, with vital insights for working effectively and sensitively with one's counterparts in the new global marketplace.

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Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out

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Pdf:Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out.Review 'Women trying to squeeze a career and family duties into one 24-hour day will gain much affirmation from this collection of essays. The writers, who all balance science careers and motherhood, provide a fascinating insight into a world too often kept hidden. For those without children it should come with a health warning: the juggling and compromises these women have learned to live with may add up to a sobering reality check for those who still think they can have it all. For some it may prove a powerful contraceptive.'―New Scientist, June 2008'In these heartrending essays, women who are well-trained and well-situated in science detail the compromises they have made in order to raise children and be scientists. . . . The women who succeed―and there are many in this volume―are those whose partners take an equal share of the responsibility for raising a family and making the household function.'―American Scientist'Emily Monosson has edited a very interesting book. She has collected essays written by 34 female scientists on how they managed to combine being a scientist with being a mother. It is regrettable that the subject of this book has continued to be relevant despite many decades of struggle by scientists to find a balance between work and family. The problem remains unsolved.'―Alice L. Givan, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 2009'At last―a book to convince women scientists that there is life beyond the professoriate. These brief life stories demonstrate that women professionals do not have to play by men's rules to have a career. They also show the world that women scientists are not only literate but also witty.'―Phoebe Leboy, University of Pennsylvania, President, Association for Women in Science'Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory is an engaging, moving, and informative book. It depicts the challenge of combining a career in science with motherhood, using the voices of real women to portray the diversity of possible experiences.'―Jo Handelsman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor and Chair, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin–Madison'The stories in Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory are captivating and the picture of science as a field was truly sobering. I found myself thinking about the authors' fascinating stories long after I finished reading this book.'―Joan C. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law Read more

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Personal Workbook

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Pdf:The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Personal Workbook.Review 'The 7 Habits encompasses timeless principles that can help guide and company towards success.' (Tony Hsieh, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com, Inc.) Read more About the Author Recognized as one of Time magazine’s twenty-five most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold more than twenty-five million copies in thirty-eight languages, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was named the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century. After receiving an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate degree from Brigham Young University, he became the cofounder and vice chairman of FranklinCovey, a leading global training firm. Read more

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Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (9th Edition)

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Pdf:Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (9th Edition).About the Author Dr. Cynthia Crosson-Tower is a national expert on child abuse and neglect and the author of numerous books and publications including Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, Exploring Child Welfare: A Practice Perspective, When Children Are Abused: An Educator’s Guide to Intervention, A Clergy Guide to Child Abuse and Neglect and How Schools Can Combat Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Crosson-Tower taught in the Behavioral Sciences Department at Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts for 24 years, also founding and serving as the Director of the Child Protection Institute there. She maintains a private practice, Harvest Counseling and Consultation, specializing in the treatment of survivors of abuse and perpetrators of sexual abuse. Dr. Crosson-Tower served on the subcommittee to develop protocol for the Cardinal’s Commission of the Archdiocese of Boston and became a part of the Implementation and Oversight Committee of the Archdiocese’s Office of Child Advocacy. Read more

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Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness

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Pdf:Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness.Review 'To be successful, you have to connect with people, and Conversationally Speaking is the best book on how to do that.  Period.  Within a month after reading it, I used its simple tools to sign a major client.  So Buy It.  Now!'    - Don Passman, Lawyer and Author of All You Need to Know about the Music Business'Conversationally Speaking is the classic how-to book in social communication.'-Toastmaster Magazine'Conversationally Speaking is of great value for people who want to sharpen their skills in interpersonal relations. I routinely recommend it.'-Aaron Beck, MD, University Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania'An exceptionally clear, highly effective book on conversational skills that uniquely includes a very sensible and useful section on rational thinking.'-Dr. Albert Ellis, Founder of the Rational Emotive Behavioral School of Psychology'Alan Garner is brilliant at teaching social skills to those who need or want to start at the beginning- who feel they somehow missed out on life classes that everyone else got to attend.' -Carolyn Hax, Columnist for the Washington Post Read more From the Author I teach these skills because I once needed to learn them- and nobody was there to help me.  I had no friends, was not at all socially confident, was wandering around Europe after having dropped out of UCLA because of loneliness and depression. .One day I stumbled upon an article about some universities which were teaching conversation skills to groups like men who never date, women who have no friends, and couples who seldom talk to each other.  After learning these skills, the men, women and couples all did considerably better..I was intrigued, and made it a point to learn these skills upon my return.  Much to my amazement, they worked!  It was as though I'd been trying to drink soup with a fork or cut a steak with a spoon- the wrong tools.  Once I had the right tools, the right skills, things went considerably smoother..My life improved so dramatically, I decided to dedicate myself to teaching these skills to others.  I finished UCLA and went to a master's program at the University of Oregon that focused on teaching social skills. .After I graduated, I returned to California, got a job teaching speech at a junior college, and devoted the rest of my time to teaching these skills to students at community service and university extension programs throughout the state. I also began training others to teach these skills and began working on Conversationally Speaking, the book you now have in your hands- or in your Kindle..There's a special chapter there- Chapter 12- that I want to draw your attention to.  In it, I attempt to summarize what Dr. Albert Ellis and Dr. Aaron Beck, the modern founders of cognitive therapy, teach about becoming less shy and more confident. I'm especially interested that you read that chapter- and proud that both Drs. were kind enough to endorse this book..It's now many years later and I and others have taught these skills all over the world. Conversationally Speaking has become the most popular book ever written for teaching social skills- with almost 1 million copies sold..  I do hope you enjoy this book and practice the skills I teach in it.  Being able to teach you was always my dream. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom

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Pdf:Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom.Review 'Adeptly translate[s] theory and research about the impact of trauma on children into practical strategies for use in educational settings . . . an invaluable resource for teachers and school administrators.' (Betsy McAlister Groves, LICSW) Read more About the Author Susan E. Craig, Ph.D., has devoted her professional career to teaching both children and adults. Her interest in the relationship between family violence and learning began early. While working as a young reading specialist, she noted that many of the children she evaluated had a history of family violence. Her interest piqued, she pursued a doctorate at the University of New Hampshire, studying under Murray Straus, Ph.D., world renowned for his research on family violence. Dr. Craig's 1986 dissertation established a relationship between children's exposure to violence and subsequent learning problems in language, memory, impulsivity, self-differentiation, and executive function. These findings, published in Phi Delta Kappan in 1992, are now confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, which documents the relationship between violence and brain development.Dr. Craig completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Miami. Working with Miami's Children's Protective Services and the assessment team at Jackson Memorial Hospital, she conducted intellectual evaluations of children who had been maltreated.During this time, she completed a 30-year retrospective study of child homicide in Dade County, Florida, which was published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence in 1989.Working on site with many school districts throughout the country, Dr. Craig supports teaching and administrative staff in creating inclusive, trauma-sensitive schools. In 2001, the Rockland County New York Bureau of Children's Educational Support (BOCES) received the National School Board Association Magna Award. The honor was in recognition of a program that Dr. Craig helped develop. Read more

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You Can Read Anyone: Never Be Fooled, Lied to, or Taken Advantage of Again

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Pdf:You Can Read Anyone: Never Be Fooled, Lied to, or Taken Advantage of Again.Review 'Don't lie to David Lieberman.' -- The New York Times, interview October, 1999'In my more than 20 years of laws enforcement, I've never seen any lie-detecting techniques so uncannily accurate.' -- Sheriff Richard Mack, popular consultant and media expert'You Can Read Anyone,' a new book by legendary behaviorist Dr. David J. Lieberman, uses proven psychological techniques to help figure out a person's thoughts and feelings in minutes. An expert in human behavior and interpersonal relationships, he's written two New York Times bestseller titles on the subject - 'Never Be Lied to Again' and 'Get Anyone to Do Anything and Never Feel Powerless Again.' Lieberman harnesses specific psychological techniques that can be applied to any person in any situation - with startlingly accurate results. Whether it is in a poker game, a high-stakes negotiation, or a sales pitch, you can tell within minutes whether people are bluffing or telling the truth, bored or interested, an ally or saboteur. He has also appeared on more than 200 television shows as an expert in the field. He has even gone 'head-to-head' on live television, pitting himself against skilled polygraph examiners and scoring just as well every single time. ''You Can Read Anyone' is not a fluffy collection of ineffective tips. Lieberman offers proven psychological techniques that deliver on their promise to get inside a person's head . . .with eerie accuracy. Of all his books, his latest, 'You Can Read Anyone' is superior in every way . . . Dr. Lieberman's insights into human nature are breathtaking and practical. --- Focus Magazine -- review, Focus Magazine Read more About the Author David J. Lieberman. Ph.D. is an award-winning author and internationally recognized leader in the fields of human behavior and interpersonal relationships. Techniques based on his five books, which have been translated into eighteen languages and include two New York Times bestsellers, are used by the FBI, The Department of the Navy, Fortune 500 companies, and by governments, corporations, and mental health professionals in more than twenty-five countries. He has appeared as a guest expert on more than two hundred programs, and is a frequent guest on such as The Today Show, Fox & Friends, The Montel Williams Show, and The View. Dr. Lieberman, whose Ph.D. is in psychology, lectures and holds workshops across the country on a variety of topics. He lives in New Jersey. Read more

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Cengage Advantage Books: Looking Out, Looking In, 14th Edition

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Pdf:Cengage Advantage Books: Looking Out, Looking In, 14th Edition.About the Author Ron Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College, where he developed programs in interpersonal communication, business and professional communication, and communication theories. He has co-authored and edited several textbooks that address communication contexts and topics including interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, assertiveness, and social skills. In addition to writing and teaching, he works with professional and business people to improve their communication on the job. Read more

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Understanding Your Child's Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and Teachers

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Pdf:Understanding Your Child's Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and Teachers.About the Author Angie Voss, OTR is an occupational therapist specializing in sensory integration with over 20 years of experience working with children with sensory differences. Her experience also includes speaking engagements and workshops for parents, as well as sensory based training for various organizations and businesses including educators, therapists, physicians, and other medical professionals. Angie has also been published in S.I. Focus as a featured author. Angie transitioned from the private practice setting, to a focus on education and awareness for those living and working with children who are faced with sensory differences and challenges. Her most recent project launched in February of 2014, Our Sensory Village™. This is a free monthly online event. For more information visit...asensorylife.com/our-sensory-villagetrade.htmlShe is the owner and developer of ASensoryLife.com (previously UnderstandingSPD.com) a comprehensive resource based website intended to work hand in hand with her published books. Read more

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The Art of Crossing Cultures, 2nd Edition

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Pdf:The Art of Crossing Cultures, 2nd Edition.Review A masterful, credible overview of the reentry process. Corporations,government bureaus, the military, and missionary groups would be wiseto purchase a copy of Craigâ??s book for each expatriate family.―Clyde Austin, Professor, Abilene Christian UniversityAs enlightening to the university student as it is to the practical-minded businesspersonâ?¿the selected quotations from literary sources are themselves worth the price of the book.―L. Robert Kohls, author of Survival Kit for Overseas LivingAny person facing the prospect of going abroad...would do well to start with [The Art of Crossing Cultures].―Soundview Executive Book Summaries Read more About the Author Craig Storti is founder and co-director of Communicating Across Cultures, a Washington, D.C.-based intercultural communication training and consulting firm. With work appearing in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune, he is the author of six books. Having lived nearly a quarter of his life abroad, he lives now in Maryland. www.craigstorti.com Read more

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People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts

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Pdf:People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts.About the Author Robert Bolton, Ph.D., is president of Ridge Consultants in Cazenovia, New York, a firm that specializes in improving human performance in industry, health care, education, and government. His staff has taught communication skills to thousands of managers, salespersons, first-line supervisors, secretaries, customer-relations personnel, teachers, members of the clergy, health-care workers, couples, and others. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. CHAPTER ONESkills for Bridging the Interpersonal GapI wish I had some way to make a bridge from man to man...Man is all we've got.Cross Daman in Richard Wright's OutsiderCOMMUNICATION: HUMANITY'S SUPREME ACHIEVEMENTWhen one person communicates to another through the medium of language something takes place between them that is found nowhere else in nature. This ability to turn meaningless grunts into spoken and written words constitutes humanity's most important distinction. Language has made possible the development of those characteristics that differentiate Homo sapiens from all other creatures. No wonder the German philosopher Karl Jaspers claims, 'Man's supreme achievement in the world is communication from personality to personality.'THE INEFFECTIVENESS OF MOST COMMUNICATIONAlthough interpersonal communication is humanity's greatest accomplishment, the average person does not communicate well. One of the ironies of modern civilization is that, though mechanical means of communication have been developed beyond the wildest flight of the imagination, people often find it difficult to communicate face-to-face. In this age of technological marvels we can bounce messages off the moon and land space probes on Mars, but we find it difficult to relate to those we love.I have become increasingly aware of the inadequacy of most communication. In our society it is rare for persons to share what really matters -- the tender, shy, reluctant feelings, the sensitive, fragile, intense disclosures. It is equally rare for persons to listen intently enough to really understand what another is saying. Sometimes people fix their gaze on a friend who is talking and allow their minds to wander off to other matters. Sometimes, while the friend speaks, they pretend to listen but are merely marking time, formulating what they will say as soon as they discover a way to begin talking. Nathan Miller caustically remarked that 'conversation in the United States is a competitive exercise in which the first person to draw a breath is declared the listener.'Ineffective communication causes an interpersonal gap that is experienced in all facets of life and in all sectors of society. Loneliness, family problems, vocational incompetence and dissatisfaction, psychological stress, physical illness, and even death result when communication breaks down. In addition to the personal frustration and the heartache resulting from it, the interpersonal gap is now one of the major social problems of our troubled society.THE ACHE OF LONELINESSMany people today yearn for warm, positive, meaningful relatedness to others, but seem unable to experience it. The psychiatrist Harry Stack Sullivan put it this way:The deepest problem of people is loneliness, isolation, and difficulty of self-esteem in our society. Whereas the problem in Freud's early decades was sexual repression, and the chief problem in the early thirties, when Karen Homey wrote, was disguised hostility, today it is loneliness.There are two kinds of aloneness. Solitude can be a creative, joyous, full aloneness. But loneliness is a painful, dead, empty aloneness. Loneliness is being acutely aware of one's isolation and alienation from others. As David Riesman pointed out, when one is not vitally in touch with oneself or others, loneliness can occur even in the midst of a crowd.'Loneliness' -- the sound of the word conveys some of the heartache associated with it. Try saying the word aloud several times in a sorrowful voice: 'Loneliness...loneliness...loneliness...' The very word has a melancholy ring to it. It represents much pain for many people.Several reasons have been given for the increased ache of loneliness in modern times. Materialism (finding one's solace in things rather than in people), the mobility of people, uprootedness of families and the bureaucratic structure of organizations -- these are just a few. I am convinced that another major cause of this interpersonal gap, and the one that may be easiest to rectify, is inadequate methods of interpersonal communication.SO MUCH LOST LOVEUnfortunately, the most intense loneliness today is often found in the family where communication is breaking down or is in a shambles. Marriage, the most complicated of human relationships, cannot flourish without effective communication. Couples hoping to establish an enriching marriage often lack the needed relational skills and end up living parallel lives in a marriage without intimacy. The often-quoted words of the poet T. S. Eliot describe what may be a typical family:Two people who know they do not understand each other, Breeding children whom they do not understand And who will never understand them.Proximity without intimacy is inevitably destructive. When communication is blocked, love's energy turns to resentment and hostility. Frequent bickering, withering sarcasm, repetitious criticism, or an icy retreat into silence and sexual unresponsiveness result. One woman, after describing her family's dysfunctional patterns of communication said, 'I live in a psychological slum, not a home.'As most parents can attest, it is no easy thing to raise children today. Virginia Satir, a leader in the family therapy field, writes:Parents teach in the toughest school in the world -- The School for Making People. You are the board of education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor....You are expected to be experts on all subjects pertaining to life and living....There are few schools to train you for your job, and there is no general agreement on the curriculum. You have to make it up yourself. Your school has no holidays, no vacations, no unions, no automatic promotions or pay raises. You are on duty or at least on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for at least 18 years for each child you have. Besides that, you have to contend with an administration that has two leaders or bosses, whichever the case may be -- and you know the traps two bosses can get into with each other. Within this context you carry on your people-making. I regard this as the hardest, most complicated, anxiety-ridden, sweat and blood producing job in the world.Healthy communication is vitally important in raising a family. For couples who have competence in communication skills, parenthood can be one of the most rewarding and joyous experiences of their lifetime. When parents have not mastered skills for accurate, congruent communication, the resulting anguish, alienation, and loneliness for parents and children alike can be devastating.Readers of Ann Landers's advice column were shocked when they read that 70 percent of the people responding to her survey said they were sorry they had children. Though her sample was not a true cross-section of the population, and though Landers admitted that readers with negative feelings had a stronger compulsion to respond than those with positive feelings, there was considerable evidence to support her survey's general results. Dr. Harcharan Sehdev, Director of the Children's Division of the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas, said, 'The Landers letters appear to reflect the general changing trends and opinions of family systems and the place of children in our homes and society.'Communication is the lifeblood of every relationship. When open, clear, sensitive communication takes place, the relationship is nurtured. When communication is guarded, hostile, or ineffective, the relationship falters. When the communication flow is largely obstructed, the relationship quickly deteriorates and ultimately dies. Where communication skills are lacking, there is so much lost love -- between spouses, lovers, friends, parents and children. For satisfying relationships, it is essential to discover methods that will help us to at least partially bridge the interpersonal gaps that separate us from others.A KEY TO SUCCESS AT WORKEighty percent of the people who fail at work do so for one reason: they do not relate well to other people. One's productivity as a supervisor or manager, nurse or secretary, mental health worker or janitor, laborer, attorney, physician, clerk, or minister is greatly enhanced by the ability to communicate well. In fact, it is difficult to think of a single job in which communication is unimportant.A mechanical engineer mused, 'I thought my engineering training was all I would need. But I spend most of my time on people problems.' A teacher commented, 'I was educated to be a physics teacher. Since I've been in the classroom, I discovered I teach people. I spend most of my energy trying to restore order. Why didn't my graduate program help me with this?' Communication skills are clearly keys to on-the-job success.A LIFE-OR-DEATH MATTERMost human interaction is for better or for worse. Each moment with another person can be an opportunity for discovery and growth or for the erosion of identity and the destruction of one's personhood. Our personality development and mental and physical health are linked to the caliber of our communication. One does not become fully human without interaction with other human beings. Indeed, the philosopher Martin Heidegger refers to language as 'the dwelling place of being.'People need people. As the title of one book had it, 'You can't be human alone.' Each person matures through enhancing dialogues with others. In The Mystery of Being, Gabriel Marcel observes, 'When somebody's presence does really make itself felt, it can refresh my inner being; it reveals me to myself, it makes me feel more fully myself than I should be if I were not exposed to its impact.'Conversely, lack of communication or frequent exposure to poor communication diminishes one's selfhood both emotionally and physically. Many believe that mental illness is primarily a problem of inadequate communication. The psychologically sick individual has not achieved good human relationships. According to Carl Rogers, 'The whole task of psychotherapy is the task of dealing with a failure in communication.'Deficient communication can affect a person's physical health. The extent to which constructive or destructive dialogue influences bodily functions, however, comes as a surprise to many people.Emperor Frederick, the thirteenth-century ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, wanted to know what language had been spoken at the birth of mankind in the Garden of Eden. Was it Hebrew, Greek, or Latin? He ordered an experiment in which the original circumstances would be re-created as closely as possible. A group of infants were to be isolated from hearing human speech from the moment of birth until they spoke their language. The babies were to be raised by wet nurses who were strictly charged to maintain complete silence when with the babies. All the conditions of the experiment were successfully carried out. The result? Every one of the babies died. The lack of communication is often toxic and can be lethal.The film Second Chance provides a clinical portrayal of this type of physical deterioration in modern times. The fifteen-minute movie shows how lack of human interaction slowed the growth of twenty-two-month-old Susan so drastically that her size and weight were that of a child half her age. Susan's deterioration was dramatically arrested when, during hospitalization, she was given loving interaction and care for over six hours a day for two months.YOU CAN CHANGEThere is one thing certain about your methods and style of communication: they are primarily learned responses. Your most influential instructors were probably your parents, who in turn learned their approach to communication from their parents. Teachers, scout leaders, friends, and many others added their input. Through radio, television, and other sources, our culture has influenced the way you communicate.Not many people have had models of effective communication in their home environments. The lucky few who have had such models seem to be 'naturals' at communicating well. What seems natural, however, is usually the result of their good fortune at having learned to communicate effectively from early childhood. Many of us, however, were taught to communicate poorly by well-intentioned people who themselves were taught inadequate ways of relating. As far as communication is concerned, many of us are victims of victims.We first experienced the training process at an early age. Parents or parent-substitutes rewarded some kinds of nonverbal behavior, like smiling, and they communicated displeasure over other kinds of nonverbal behavior such as 'temper tantrums.' When we were still quite young, they helped us frame our first words. Then they trained us to speak in certain ways. No matter how badly you hated the annual Thanksgiving visit to your aunt's house, you may have been told, 'Thank your Aunt Edith for the lovely time you had.' When you interrupted two adults who were talking, you may have been taught, 'Don't interrupt. Say, 'Excuse me.' 'There are many other common training phrases like 'Quit complaining'...'Stop that whining'...'Don't ever speak to your mother that way'...'Charles, stop using that horrible language.'Relatives, babysitters, Sunday school workers, and a host of others soon joined the process. 'Why, Bobby, I am surprised at you for shouting at Johnny. You are usually such a good boy.' 'Raise your hand before you speak. I'll call on you when it is your turn.' 'Susan, don't tell Terry he can't play with your truck. You are not using it now. How can you be so selfish?' 'There is no such word as 'ain't.'' 'Mind your own business.' 'Don't contradict.'In addition to the admonitions they gave, the important adults in our lives were modeling certain ways of behaving. Perhaps they rarely disclosed their feelings. Or they may have been sarcastic, used put-downs, or screamed out polluted anger. As children, we learned by the example of the significant others in our lives as well as from their instructions to us. Cultural norms in our society reinforce much of the training we received. Some of these norms are less rigid than they were several decades ago, but many are still firmly entrenched.Numerous dysfunctional ways of relating that are typically learned by children in our culture are listed by Gerard Egan, a priest-psychologist:how to remain superficial,how to build facades,how to play interpersonal games,how to hide from [ourselves] and others,how to downplay risk in human relating,how to manipulate others (or endure being manipulated)...how to hurt and punish others, if necessary.Some people may object that the processes and outcomes described are inaccurate. The portrayal is undoubtedly oversimplified. How one responds to the predominant communication patterns in one's early environment varies from individual to individual. Twin brothers growing up in a home where one parent has a volatile temper may develop very different approaches to handling anger. One twin may repress it, the other may express it belligerently. Many (and maybe most) of us, however, were trained in some very ineffective and destructive ways of relating. A vicious spiral has resulted where the communications faults of parents are visited upon their children. The spiral can be broken. You can unlearn those methods of relating that do not work well for you. This book can help you spot some of the areas that most need attention and help you learn specific skills that lead to more personal fulfillment, warmer and richer relationships, and greater effectiveness at work.People are frequently fatalistic about their ways of communicating. They tend to think that their way of talking and listening, like the color of their eyes, is a 'given' in their lives. To try to change one's style of communication, so the argument goes, is impossible. Or it leads to phoniness. As one physician said, 'Relating to people is a gift. Either you have it or you don't. I don't have it and there is nothing I can do about it.'My experience and that of my colleagues in teaching communication skills to thousands of people leads us to just the opposite conclusion. We have noted major changes in our own lives and in the lives of trainees. Patterns that were acquired in childhood have been replaced by more effective responses. At any period of life, the average person of sound mind and determination can learn improved ways of communicating. The research of a number of highly regarded behavioral scientists documents the fact that adults can learn to communicate more effectively.Of course, it is not easy to alter methods of relating. Years of habit have ingrained certain tendencies for so long that it feels unnatural to relate differently. Any 'new' approach seems awkward, and people are tempted to abandon their quest. But once they gain increased awareness of how dysfunctional some of their typical responses are, many people become highly motivated to change. After they have effectively used a communication skill, they often say with excitement, 'It works! It really does work!'YOU WILL CHANGE!Change is inevitable. Erik Erikson, Robert Havighurst, and others have pointed out that people go through developmental stages from infancy to old age. It is impossible to live the evening of life in the same manner as the morning.The world is changing, too. We speak of the everlasting hills, but in the course of time they rise and sink. We refer to the eternal stars, but they too are in flux: they have their beginnings and ends, they expand or shrink, become brighter or descend toward darkness.Change has been an integral part of human culture from the beginning. Nicholas Murray Buffer insisted that in the Garden of Eden, Adam paused at one point to say, 'Eve, we are living in a period of transition.'In this century, the changes in cultures have been so breath-takingly rapid and all-embracing that Alvin Toffler declares we are living in a period of 'future shock.' What he means is that change is avalanching down upon our heads at such a dizzying pace that we have great difficulty coping with it.With change continually occurring within us, in other people we relate to, in the physical world, and in our culture, it is impossible to remain the same.Even when we try to cling to old ways, they are different. As H. Richard Niebuhr put it, 'When we do today what we did yesterday, we actually do something different since in the interval both we and our environment have changed.'The law of change says, 'Things do not stay the same. If they don't get better, they get worse.' If relationships do not get stronger, they will get weaker; if they do not become closer, they will become more distant; if they do not become more productive, they will become less productive.You not only can change the way you relate with others, you inevitably will change your way of relating. It is better to manage changes skillfully than to just let life happen to you. This book teaches skills that allow for and indeed foster the kinds of changes that are desirable.MANAGING YOUR RESISTANCE TO LEARNINGAfter years of trying to improve my own ways of relating and after teaching communication skills to many others, I have an awareness of and respect for the resistance most of us have to new learnings -- especially if they demand behavioral change on our part. When the change is as fundamental as basic ways of relating to loved ones and business associates, the stakes are indeed high and reworking patterns of behavior can be an act of considerable courage.When people begin to learn new skills of communication, they often say these kinds of things to themselves:Will these skills really work or is this lust another of those psychological fads that come and go every few years? Suppose the skills are truly effective -- will I be able to learn them? I've never been especially good at learning new things, especially skills where I must break one set of habits and develop a new set. Gosh, when I think of the trouble I had trying to stop smoking....But suppose I do learn the skills, and they do change my relationships: how can I be sure the change will be an improvement? What I experience interpersonally right now may not be great, but things could be far worse. These skills could get me out of the frying pan and into the fire! Then, too, there is always the possibility that these skills will make me a different person. Though I'd really like to be a better me, suppose I end up as a casualty -- a psychological disaster. Part of me is very leery of this whole venture.Many of us have more resistance than we realize because much of it is buried in the subconscious.We need to protect ourselves. Homo sapiens is a vulnerable creature in a dangerous world. However, some methods of protection arrest our development while others work positively for us. One of the key elements in learning communication skills is to discover how to protect oneself adequately while reducing unnecessary defensiveness. Guidelines in various sections of this book will help you protect yourself from needless risk while you learn to use these new skills.FIVE SETS OF SKILLSFive clusters of skills critical to satisfying interpersonal relationships are taught in this book:Listening skills: These methods enable a person to really understand what another person is saying. They include new ways of responding so that the other person feels his problems and feelings have been understood. When these methods are used appropriately, the other person often solves his problems without becoming dependent on you.Assertion skills: These verbal and nonverbal behaviors enable you to maintain respect, satisfy your needs, and defend your rights without dominating, manipulating, abusing, or controling others.Conflict-resolution skills: These abilities enable you to deal with the emotional turbulence that typically accompanies conflict -- abilities that are likely to foster closer relationships when the strife is over.Collaborative problem-solving skills: These constitute a way of resolving conflicting needs that satisfies all parties -- it is a way of solving problems so they stay solved.Skill selection: These guidelines enable you to decide what communication skills to use in any situation in which you find yourself.These are the basic communication tools required for effective human relationships. They are the fundamentals.Part of the strength of this program of communication training lies in the wide range of skills it includes. Many programs concentrate on listening skills, but do not teach people how to assert constructively. In recent years, people have been flocking to programs that help develop assertiveness, but ignore the need for attentive listening. Courses that combine listening and assertion seldom give adequate attention to methods of resolving the conflicts and solving the problems that are inevitable in all human relationships. It is even more unusual to find a communication skills program that helps you figure out when to use the skills being taught and when they are inappropriate. It is futile to use a skill well but use it in the wrong situation. Our program includes what we believe are the most fundamental skills of interpersonal communication.What is excluded from this book, however, is as important as what is included. Many books on interpersonal communication include such a broad range of skills to be developed and theories to be explored that the reader's energy is dissipated. Skill development requires a sharp focus -- a concentration of energy. In the teaching of basic communication skills, as in so many other areas, the guideline of a famous architect holds true -- 'Less is more.' One of the reasons for our success in helping people communicate better has been our insistence on sticking to the fundamentals. People learn best when they are not overwhelmed with too many topics and too much detail.SUMMARYAlthough interpersonal communication is humanity's greatest accomplishment, the average person does not communicate well. Low-level communication leads to loneliness and distance from friends, lovers, spouses, and children -- as well as ineffectiveness at work.Research studies indicate that, despite a tendency toward defensiveness, people of all ages can learn specific communication skills that lead to improved relationships and increased vocational competence. These more desirable ways of relating will be presented in succeeding chapters of this book.Copyright © 1979 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Read more

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Thirty-One Prayers For My Husband: Seeing God Move in His Heart

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Pdf:Thirty-One Prayers For My Husband: Seeing God Move in His Heart.Review July Religion Bestsellers: Self-Published Authors Take Over, Wanda Brunstetter Stays #1 'Marking the first time self-published authors made PW's Religion Bestsellers list, the husband and wife duo Aaron and Jennifer Smith took #4 and #9 respectively in Nonfiction with their books 31 Prayers for My Wife and 31 Prayers for My Husband. Encouraging readers to 'intentionally pray and petition' for their spouses' - publishersweekly.com'Jason and I started 31 Days of Prayers for each other, this week and it has been amazing! Plenty of Tears and then laughs and a whole bunch of hugs and kisses in between! One of my main goals this year is to become a more Godly wife to my husband! I am so thankful for these books from @unveiledwife and her husband! I can't wait to watch God work in our lives! I would definitely encourage all couples to participate in this 31-day Challenge to see what it can do for you!' - Sabrina M.'Last night my husband and I started these two books! It's only been 1 day but I can already feel a change and see that God is about to wreck us.' - Stacy U.'Today we finished our 31-day Prayers challenge! This resource has really brought out the prayer warrior inside of me to spiritually fight and pray for my marriage. I've never felt more confident as a wife, and more comfortable with my husband. We've learned how to better serve each other and the importance of praying as a couple daily. God has really transformed my heart. I'm so thankful for this. It's been an amazing blessing.' - Nalani B. Read more From the Author Prayer is the gift God gave us to be able to have direct access to His throne room to communicate with Him.  This book of 31 marriage prayers is purposed to encourage and guide you as you pray for specific aspects of your husband's life and character. My hope is that this marriage resource motivates you to intentionally pray and petition for your husband and your marriage on a daily basis through the power of prayer. There is even free writing space for you to add your own thoughts and prayers to each marriage prayer, to make them your own, and to lift up specific prayer requests your husband may have.  I urge you to consider the importance of being a wife of faithful prayer, to commit to praying for your husband and marriage daily, and watch God move in both your hearts! If you have been blessed by the marriage book, 'Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian', you will also be inspired by 31 Prayers For My Husband. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Thirty-One Prayers For My Wife: Seeing God Move In Her Heart

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Pdf:Thirty-One Prayers For My Wife: Seeing God Move In Her Heart.Marriage is one of the most beautiful things God ever created & prayer for your marriage is one of the most essential parts of sustaining a Christian marriage. Prayer is the gift God gave us to be able to have direct access to His throne room to communicate with Him. This book of 31 marriage prayers is purposed to encourage and guide you as you pray for specific aspects of your wife's life and character. My hope is that this marriage resource motivates you to intentionally pray and petition for your wife and your marriage on a daily basis through the power of prayer. There is even free writing space for you to add your own thoughts and prayers to each marriage prayer, to make them your own, and to lift up specific prayer requests your wife may have. I urge you to consider the importance of being a husband of faithful prayer, to commit to praying for your wife and marriage daily, and watch God move in both your hearts! If you have been blessed by the marriage book, "Power of a Praying Husband by Stormie Omartian", you will also be inspired by 31 Prayers For My Wife. This compilation of marriage prayers was carefully composedbased on areas of life that almost every wife faces. As you use this resource to pray over your wife you will: Be encouraged to pray for specific areas of her life. Be challenged to make prayer a priority in your marriage. And your heart desires will align with God's

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Husband After God: Drawing Closer To God And Your Wife

Pdf Relationships Husband After God: Drawing Closer To God And Your Wife

Pdf:Husband After God: Drawing Closer To God And Your Wife.About the Author Aaron Smith is a husband and father who has always had a passion for sharing the gospel with the world. After getting married in 2007 to Jennifer Smith ( Unveiled Wife ), he and his wife became missionaries in Africa. Throughout the first four and a half years of marriage he and his wife experienced many struggles but found restoration through the grace of God, and out of those trials was birthed an on-line marriage ministry (HusbandRevolution.com). His heart now is directed towards encouraging husbands in their walks with Christ and their marriage. His hope is to see a revival in the hearts of husbands around the world. He believes that if husbands would humble themselves and turn toward God that marriages would be saved and the message of Christ would be advanced greater than ever before. Read more

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Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication

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Pdf:Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication.About the Author Ronald B. Adler is Professor Emeritus of Communication at Santa Barbara City College. He is coauthor of Understanding Human Communication, Eleventh Edition (OUP, 2012), Looking Out, Looking In (2011), and Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business and the Professions (2010). In addition to his academic pursuits, Ron works with businesses and nonprofit agencies to improve communication among coworkers as well as with clients and the public.Lawrence B. Rosenfeld is Professor of Communication Studies and Co- Chair of the Social- Behavioral Institutional Review Board, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of articles appearing in journals in communication, education, social work, sport psychology, and psychology, and of books on small group, interpersonal, and nonverbal communication. His most recent book is When Their World Falls Apart: Helping Families and Children Manage the Effects of Disasters (NASW Press, 2010). In 2000, Lawrence received the Donald H. Eckroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education from the National Communication Association, and in 2006 received the Gerald M. Phillips Award for Applied Communication Research from the same national communication organization.Russell F. Proctor II is Professor of Communication Studies at Northern Kentucky University. He primarily teaches courses in interpersonal communication and interviewing, and he won NKU's Outstanding Professor Award in 1997. In addition to his work on Interplay, he is also coauthor of Looking Out, Looking In (2011). Russ has written and presented extensively on the use of feature fi lms as instructional tools in communication courses (including Now Playing for OUP). Read more

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The Love Dare Day by Day: A Year of Devotions for Couples

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Pdf:The Love Dare Day by Day: A Year of Devotions for Couples.From the writers of the number-one New York Times best-seller The Love Dare. Love is a choice. A daily choice. The Love Dare Day by Day is a daily reminder of how it's done - and done well - taking the source material's original experience to the next level. With 52 weekly dares, this one-year devotional invites you to go deeper into the scriptural principles of The Love Dare and is meant to enrich your relationship with God and your spouse through a daily time of listening, prayer, and action. Make this more than a year of your life. Make it your bold next step to a lifetime of love. Features of this audiobook include: A total of 365 devotional readings on unique aspects of genuine loveA total of 52 weekly dares to help you express love in your marriageDozens of specific prayers to pray for yourself and your spouseQuestions to get you thinking strategically about your relationshipMore than 100 "Go Deeper" sections that enhance personal Bible study

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Real Girl Talk: An Everyday Devotional

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Pdf:Real Girl Talk: An Everyday Devotional.Real Girl Talk is an everyday devotional that addresses issues that women face daily. A woman wear so many hats and her struggles with marriage, children, being a woman, bitterness and fears are real. Sometimes, as mothers, we don't particularly like our children. This devotional acknowledges such and encourages you not to quit. It's a journey of hope in helpless situations.

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After the Funeral

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Pdf:After the Funeral.“Please, please, please make me executor of your will!” said no one, ever. And yet someone has to do the job. If you find yourself responsible for administering a friend or family member’s estate — or if you see it coming down the road — you don’t want to enter the fray unarmed. You also don’t want to read through a 400-page tome of legal terms just to find out how to claim a savings account.Enter this short and sassy look at estate administration, through the eyes of one who has lived it and who now makes a living from helping others successfully resolve their loved one’s estate. The “beautiful characters” who were the author’s parents inspired her to spread the knowledge and the love. Use this surprisingly lighthearted guide to learn the steps to identify and claim all of your loved one’s assets and get to know the beautiful characters in your life even better by doing so.

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How to Cope with Difficult People: Making Human Relations Harmonious and Effective

Pdf Relationships How to Cope with Difficult People: Making Human Relations Harmonious and Effective

Pdf:How to Cope with Difficult People: Making Human Relations Harmonious and Effective.There are different kinds of difficult people, and what you'll learn first in this audiobook is to recognize them for who they are. You won't be able to cure them, they would have to go into therapy most of the time to become better versions of themselves. But you'll also find your weapons to overcome the obstacles these aggressive, negative, or just silent people erect on your path. Working in stages to assess the situation and the profile of the difficult people you face, you'll be able to shield yourself and turn their shortcomings into an opportunity for both of you.You can reach your objectives without resorting to force. You have a number of weapons at your disposal whose effectiveness will astonish you once you learn how to use them.Whatever type of difficulties you encounter, you need a strategy to deal with difficult people effectively and make the occasions a cause for success instead of for failure.Here's what you're going to learn inside:What if others consider you a difficult person?Recognizing the aggressive typeOvercoming the negative typeOpening up the clam typeVerbal ping-pong or the dangers of playing offenseFour important stagesThe weapon of wordsShields and inner strengthThe supreme weapon: humor!How will this audiobook improve you?Never fall for people's dirty argument tricks.Always find the better arguments to stop confrontation.You'll radiate positivity, a positivity that circles and comes back to you.You'll listen to people in a way that makes them confident about you.Finally, dealing with difficult people also means dealing with your own fears - dispelling those old demons and making your life a harmonious experience that others can share in and admire. Your relationships will improve and grow with ease, trust, and honesty.Know exactly how to capitalize on your strengths and minimize your weaknesses with others. It's time to break out of your rut and discover what it takes to cope with difficult people.

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Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions

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Pdf:Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions.Review “Extraordinary. I'll return to this book over and over during the years to come: for its gifts of insight and delight, for the primal and powerful gift of its company.” ―Leslie Jamison, author of THE EMPATHY EXAMS and THE RECOVERING“An exceptional work: an expert tangle of memoir, literary criticism, pop cultural analysis and political meditation that is warm, buoyant, connective, and smart as hell.” ―Rebecca Traister, author of ALL THE SINGLE LADIES and GOOD AND MAD'In her rousing essay collection Hard To Love, Hopper takes us into her unusually expansive love life, complete with knotty familial relationships, deep friendships, and emotional investment in the fictional and material worlds . . . Daring . . . brilliant . . . ingenious.' - NPR.org'An incredibly thoughtful examination of the various ways we depend upon others, through an expansive and engaging look at love outside a traditional romantic sphere . . . Hopper’s ability to reimagine and celebrate the ties that bind us are something to celebrate.' - The New York Observer“In a society that often values romantic love above all else, nothing is as invigorating as a strong feminist accounting of the different roles women assume throughout life. Hopper discusses an Emersonian boyfriend; spinsters past and present; being and not being a mother; and the power of friendship.” ―Ms. Magazine“Stunning . . . Prepare to underline vigorously, nod along, and ultimately call your friend to say, 'Thanks.'” ―Refinery 29“The perfect book to give to a friend and read together.” ―Nylon“I found myself deeply comforted by Hard to Love. Hopper lets us know: We are not alone in the universe after all.” ―Jami Attenberg, author of ALL GROWN UP“Hopper's essays seem like love songs . . . delicate, thoughtful elegies to friendship, compassion, and grace. A fresh, well-crafted collection.” ―Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“I adored Hard To Love and its miraculous intermingling of revelatory criticism and soulful memoir. In its excesses of tenderness, intelligence, and pleasure, this book brilliantly puts the lie to the idea that a single life is less full--or less complicated--than a coupled one.” ―Alice Bolin, author of DEAD GIRLS“The best essay collection I've read in ages. Hopper's rare gifts of intellectual rigor, spiritual depth, and genuine curiosity make her a must-read voice on everything she turns her brilliant mind to. She's earned a place as the poet laureate of single womanhood.” ―Ada Calhoun, author of WEDDING TOASTS I'LL NEVER GIVE“In deft strokes, Hopper reminds us that death-do-us-part romance is not the only way to love, or to live. A satisfying, eye-opening examination.” ―Esmé Weijun Wang, author of THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS“Our culture often tells us we have two options: coupled and loved, or alone and unloved. Hopper posits a third option: uncoupled but very much loved and loving. These essays refute our binary assumptions by teasing out the satisfying complexities that lie between and beyond the old poles.” ―Anne Fadiman, author of THE WINE LOVER'S DAUGHTER and THE SPIRIT CATCHES YOU AND YOU FALL DOWN“With intrepid imagination, Hopper conjures a world beyond our most imperious cultural assumptions. Read this book.” ―Gregory Pardlo, author of AIR TRAFFIC“A compelling, smart collection of essays on relationships of many kinds--hoarding, dependence, female friendship, marriage or lack thereof--from a widely published literary scholar.” ―LitHub“A smart group of essays on contemporary relationships. A literature scholar, Hopper cultivates a voice that is sophisticated and analytical, but also earnest and eager, and her strongest essays balance these qualities.” ―Publishers Weekly“Smart and studied reflections on the power of friendship . . . While families are bound by blood and couples often by the law of marriage, the bonds of friendship expand and contract over time. Hopper fervently embraces this and the rich intimacies it affords.” ―Booklist“A refreshing collection that probes the expanse of the human heart.” ―BookPage Read more About the Author Briallen Hopper writes about pop culture, religion, politics, friends, family, and herself for New York Magazine, Los Angeles Review of Books, the New Republic, the New Inquiry, Avidly, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Killing the Buddha, among many others. Her essays have been cited or recommended by sources like the New York Times, the Rumpus, Flavorwire, Longreads.com, and Slate. She has a PhD in American literature from Princeton and teaches writing at Yale. [email protected] briallenhopper.tumblr.com Read more

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Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

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Pdf:Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship.Review Praise for Text Me When You Get Home“A memoir of female friendship issues a call to action for BFFs everywhere.” —New York Times Book Review“Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: ‘There just isn't only one love story in our lives,’ Schaefer writes. If you're lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love stories. It's high time that we start seeing it that way.”—NPR.org “Schaefer traces the evolution of female friendship in this thoughtfully reported book. Its insightful cultural criticism makes for an especially valuable read in the #MeToo era.”—Entertainment Weekly  “Uplifting.” —People  “Text Me When You Get Home is journalist Kayleen Schaefer’s love letter to her friends. Schaefer rejects the idea that women’s friendships are rife with dysfunction and that women themselves are somehow dysfunctional, a concept that she shows remains strong in popular culture…Schaefer shows that, contrary to pop culture’s emphasis on catfights and frenemies, women’s friendships are stabilizing and joyful.” —The Washington Post “[A] witty, deep memoir [that] digs into the power and the glory of female friendships...Where to start unpacking the good news that Kayleen Schaefer broadcasts in her timely, nimble, essential memoir...Every page of this book has something valuable to impart about the necessity of fostering female bonds and tending them with the same care we give to our relationships with family, spouses, and children.”—Elle “Reading Text Me When You Get Home feels like experiencing its subject—the intimate, slow-burning, miraculously comfortable thrill of making and keeping a lifelong friend. Kayleen Schaefer’s affectionate and clear-sighted exploration of female friendship is as romantic as a movie and as honest as the conversation on the third day of a road trip; reading it is as delightful as walking into a bar on a weeknight to see your friend already seated and ordering your drink.”—Jia Tolentino, staff writer at The New Yorker“Schaefer certainly puts friends first in Text Me When You Get Home, a love letter to the power of female friendships in a world that would rather believe women are catty. From the friendship stories of everyday women to the evolution of cultural representation of women’s friendships, this uplifting book celebrates the friends who can be just as important (or more so) than our romantic partners.” --Parade.com “Illuminating and uplifting… Text Me When You Get Home will remind you of what a good friendship is supposed to look like, and inspire you to nurture your relationships with the strong women around you.” —Bustle “A hopeful celebration of women's friendships.”—Kirkus Reviews   “The title speaks for itself: I constantly say those exact words to my friends when we part ways or to my sister when she goes out for a run alone…Schaefer’s work is a great addition to this trend (and your bookshelf).” —Outside Magazine  “Schaefer creates a beautiful portrait of how modern female friendship has evolved to be a positive force that is making women stronger than ever....She artfully explains how the intense bond we experience as friends carries us through many different eras of our lives and dispels the idea that female friends are less important than romantic relationships, family, or careers....You will find something in this book that will make you want to text your own person and tell her how much she means to you.”—Buzzfeed, Favorite Books of 2018'‘Text me when you get home.’ Those six words aren't just about getting home safely at the end of the night – they're really a story about how special and fierce friendships are between women.” —NPR's Book Concierge “[Schaefer’s] book about the incredible, complicated bonds of female friendship is relatable, familiar, and subverts the false notion that women are predisposed to hating each other.” —Mental Floss“This is a really good summer read to make you appreciate your friends. So just pick up a copy and you can finish it at the pool in like, a day. Just try not to cry in public.” —The Betches“Text Me When You Get Home offers a new sociological perspective — as well as a celebration — of female friendships today.” —PopSugar'I went to an all-girls boarding school, so I thought I had a PhD in female friendship, but Text Me When You Get Home put me in my place.'  —Town & Country, Editor's Pick “I was deeply moved by this book. I cried and I laughed. I recognized myself in it. I felt raised up and also challenged. It felt like a delicious, long overdue conversation with a best friend I didn’t know I had. I will be giving this book to all my girlfriends.”—Lennon Parham, creator, writer and star of Best Friends Forever and Playing House   “Warning: this absolutely delightful and insightful book on the immense power of female friendship will make you book a trip to visit your college best friend immediately. You might even buy Beyoncé tickets. It’s that good.”—Jessica St. Clair, creator, writer and star of Best Friends Forever and Playing House “Here’s a book to devour in two sittings....Readers of all generations will enjoy her engaging writing and may see their own friendships reflected in her stories.”—Booklist “Part social history, part personal narrative, Text Me When You Get Home is a Valentine to female friendship.” —ShelfAwareness “A refreshing read that really gets at the heart of why portrayals on Insecure, Broad City, and everything in-between so greatly resonate.” —Bitch Media “This in-depth look into the evolution of female friendship is one all women will benefit from this year.”—Working Mother Read more About the Author Kayleen Schaefer is a journalist and author of the bestselling Kindle Single memoir Fade Out. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Vogue, and many other publications. She currently lives in New York City, and Text Me When You Get Home is her first book. 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Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram: A Handbook for Harmony and Transformation

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Pdf:Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram: A Handbook for Harmony and Transformation.Review 'This book makes a wonderful contribution to the deeper understanding of the ancient tool of the Enneagram. Doug and Adele and Clare and Scott masterfully weave deep insight along with helpful spiritual direction and application on every page. Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram is not just an invitation to gain more information but an opportunity for personal transformation as well. I encourage you to not only read this book but allow it to read you!' (Joe Walters, executive director, Potter's Inn Soul Care Institute)'Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram is a unique contribution to Enneagram literature. The authors invite us to experience the Enneagram in a contemplative, healing way. Through Scripture, penetrating questions, and spiritual practices appropriate to each Enneagram space, they call us to a richer, deeper self-awareness. This is not a book to guzzle. It is a book to digest slowly. It is a meal to consume alone or with friends. It is a feast for the soul.' (Alice Fryling, author of Mirror for the Soul: A Christian Guide to the Enneagram)'As the modern teaching of the Enneagram is rapidly evolving to meet the urgent need of helping clarify identity, what the Calhouns and Loughriges have done in Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram is nothing short of remarkable. This fresh and timely contribution to the Enneagram's tradition offers a seamless integration of faith and identity. Engaging, compelling, and courageous, Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram provides practical application on some of the Enneagram's more under-explored concepts. There's no doubt the depth of spirituality embodied in the authors' personal lives animates these pages with profound clarity, offering contemporary applications for an ancient tool.' (Christopher L. Heuertz, founding partner of Gravity, a Center for Contemplative Activism, author of The Sacred Enneagram)'For me, identifying my Enneagram type was like the dog who caught the car―now what? I knew there was more than just becoming a better version of myself. Thanks to Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram I now know and appreciate concepts like head, heart, and gut IQs; spiritual rhythms; and the Ignatian practices of discernment, and consolation and desolation. This handbook serves as a trusted advisor, reflecting the four authors' life experiences and deep expertise. I now have an inspiring resource for how to return to my true self.' (Joan O. Wright, O'Sullivan Wright Inc.)'As valuable as this book is for getting an in-depth view of each Enneagram type, it is an essential resource for understanding how the head, heart, and gut can work together, empowered through spiritual practices to have dynamic, harmonious relationships. In these pages, you will find a variety of ways to discover more deeply who you are, are not, and who you can love more fully. The depth of information and the comprehensive resources make this a unique Enneagram handbook that you will want to reference often. I use the insights and practices in these chapters every single day in my relationships with family and friends as well as in spiritual direction, teaching, and team building. This is the Enneagram book I have been waiting for―applying what is in these pages will change your relationships and your life.' (Mary Albert Darling, associate professor of communications, Spring Arbor University)'A fantastic book! The authors of this comprehensive handbook deliver on their promise to help readers answer next-steps questions. The embedded narratives allow readers to go beyond system and theory to experience an embodied Enneagram. This useful resource provides practices and pathways for my own continued spiritual transformation and in my work with others. Exceptional!' (Nina Barnes, vice president of student life, University of Northwestern-St. Paul, conflict coach, spiritual director)'What a welcome contribution to the literature on the Enneagram, particularly from the Christian perspective! Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram delivers on its commitment to answer this important question: I know my number; what do I do now? It does so in a clear, accessible, and practical way. Their deep work on the Harmony Triads is both newsworthy and noteworthy. Congratulations to the four authors bringing forth this important material and doing so with one voice.' (Ginger Lapid-Bogda, author of Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work)'People ask, Now that I know my type, what do I do with it (or myself)? After reading Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram, you will know.' (From the foreward by Jerome Wagner)'Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram is an accessible volume that will take your understanding of the nine personality types to the next level. In beautifully written prose, the authors present useful concepts and skills that will help you better understand yourself and others―equipping you to gracefully navigate the complexities of life.' (Kimberly June Miller, counselor, author of Boundaries for Your Soul)'The journey that this new transformative work on the Enneagram invites you to take will change you . . . for good. With practice in the spiritual rhythms, you will not only know where you identify on the Enneagram, but will become an expression of the beauty and life that that number is meant to reveal to the world. The authors bring their personal journeys, extensive study, pastoral experience, and Enneagram expertise to this book. If you embark on this journey you will become more of who God created you to be and do.' (Sibyl Towner, codirector of The Springs Retreat Center, coauthor of Listen to My Life)'I am deeply indebted to Doug and Adele Calhoun, for they introduced me to the Enneagram. They gave me hope that the wayward motivations of an Eight to control and confront could be redeemed into the desire to serve and release the potential in others. The Calhouns and Loughriges have laid out a process of harmonizing your head, heart, and gut into wholeness. If you truly want to fulfill the potential for which you have been made, this is the book for you. You will need to marinate in the carefully structured exercises and stories. Yet what awaits you is a treasure-trove of discovery that will set you free to flow in the stream of God's original design. Great payoff requires great investment.' (Greg Ogden, author of Discipleship Essentials)'The first thing that struck me in reading this comprehensive dive into Enneagram awareness, practice, and spiritual literacy was the section on empathy and the way aspects of ourselves are reflected in our resistance and openness to others. The authors understand the humbling truth that as we awaken together, it's much less easy to hide from our egotism! Savor this guide because there is an abundance of solid practices to support your development. Using the Harmony Triads and their understanding of timeless religious wisdom, the Loughriges and Calhouns have generously offered countless reflections to digest and deepen communion with ourselves, others, and the God who is One.' (Leslie Hershberger, Enneagram/integral course developer of Coming Home, editor of IEA Nine Points Magazine) Read more About the Author Adele Ahlberg Calhoun and her husband Doug have served on the pastoral staff of four churches and are currently copastors of spiritual formation at Highrock Covenant Church in Arlington, Massachusetts. As certified Enneagram instructors, they enjoy resourcing spiritual leaders and pastors through spiritual direction and teaching the Enneagram. Adele is the author of Spiritual Disciplines Handbook, Invitations from God, and coauthor of True You. Doug Calhoun and his wife Adele have served on the pastoral staff of four churches and are currently copastors of spiritual formation at Highrock Covenant Church in Arlington, Massachusetts. As certified Enneagram instructors, they enjoy resourcing spiritual leaders and pastors through spiritual direction and teaching the Enneagram. Doug is adjunct faculty at the Transforming Center and at Potter’s Inn Soul Care Institute, and he is board chair of Del Camino Connection. Clare Loughrige and her husband Scott are cofounders and lead pastors of Crossroads Church in Marshall, Michigan, where they have served for over twenty-five years. They are both certified Enneagram instructors, using the tool to engage professionals, small groups, and a two-year formational community. Clare is the author of two guidebooks on the Enneagram. Scott Loughrige and his wife Clare are cofounders and lead pastors of Crossroads Church in Marshall, Michigan, where they have served for over twenty-five years. They are both certified Enneagram instructors, using the tool to engage professionals, small groups, and a two-year formational community. Read more

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Why Is It Always About You?: The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism

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Pdf:Why Is It Always About You?: The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism.In this groundbreaking audiobook, clinical social worker and psychotherapist Sandy Hotchkiss shows you how to cope with controlling, egotistical people who are incapable of the fundamental give-and-take that sustains healthy relationships. Exploring how individuals come to have this shortcoming, why you get drawn into their perilous orbit, and what you can do to break free, Hotchkiss describes the "Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism" and their origins. You will learn to recognize these hallmarks of unhealthy narcissism - shamelessness, magical thinking, arrogance, envy, entitlement, exploitation, bad boundaries - and to understand the roles that parenting and culture play in their creation. Whether the narcissist in question is a coworker, spouse, parent, or child, Why Is It Always About You? provides abundant practical advice for anyone struggling to break narcissism's insidious spread to the next generation and for anyone who encounters narcissists in everyday life. 

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A dos pasos de la locura / Two steps from madness (Como Saber Si Estas) (Spanish Edition)

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Pdf:A dos pasos de la locura / Two steps from madness (Como Saber Si Estas) (Spanish Edition).About the Author Silvia Olmedo es doctora en psicología, sexóloga y diplomada en psicología forense.  Con 4 millones de seguidores en sus redes, cuatro bestsellers y una trayectoria de más de doceaños ininterrumpidos en televisión dedicada a la divulgación, su quinto libro es un viaje al mundo de los padecimientos mentales. Con él descubrirás si podrías tener una personalidad anancástica, si tu tristeza es causada por la depresión, o si lo que tienes no es una superstición sino un Trastorno Obsesivo Compulsivo. Te cuestionarás si esa obsesión por el gimnasio podría ser vigorexia o si tu timidez podría deberse a una fobia social. También acabarás con ciertas ideas erróneas relacionadas con la esquizofrenia y comprenderás hasta qué punto tener el infortunio de que se cruce en tu vida un psicópata integrado puede llevarte a la locura. Negar la existencia de un padecimiento es hacerlo más grande. Perder temporalmente la razón por un acontecimiento externo o por un desequilibrio químico puede ser una  oportunidad para salir más fuerte.Un padecimiento mental no es una sentencia sino una advertencia de que eres único y vulnerable y como todos, tú también estás a dos pasos de la locura. Read more

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Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business (and in Life)

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Pdf:Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business (and in Life).About the Author Thomas Erikson is an expert on communication. He works with developing organizations from a leadership perspective. In the past eighteen years he has trained more than five thousand executives to be better and more efficient leaders. Thomas has written several popular science books on communication and human behavior. Surrounded by Idiots is one of Sweden’s best-selling non-fiction books with over 450,000 copies sold in Sweden alone. The book is sold in 21 other languages around the world. Read more

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Energy Vampires: How to Protect Yourself from Toxic People with Narcissistic Tendencies

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Pdf:Energy Vampires: How to Protect Yourself from Toxic People with Narcissistic Tendencies.I'm guessing that you have either had one person or a number of people in your life that have sucked you dry emotionally and mentally, right? Those people, on the surface at least, should be the people that love and support you the most in many ways. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and the polar opposite can happen. We can feel attacked, used, and emotionally abused in a variety of different ways. Many times these people can be family members, friends, or even work colleagues which makes life even more difficult. You often feel obligated to keep the relationship on an even keel despite being used as a human emotional punching bag! Other times these people sneak under the radar unchecked and appear in our lives out of nowhere. This is why it is so important to shield and protect ourselves in order to cope in a world where narcissistic tendencies and toxic people appear to be on the increase! This is where this audiobook will help you in that it will deliver the following: How to spot an energy vampire and recognize the early signsWhat to do if there is a narcissist or energy vampire close to youHow to set strong boundaries with these people in order to shield yourself from any abuseHow someone becomes an energy vampire in the first placeHow to protect yourself if you are sensitive or an empathThe classic empath narcissist relationship The consequences to you if you keep an energy vampire close to youIf dealing with these people has been a constant in your life then you can overcome and find the strength to move through these very tough situations. When listening this audiobook you will know that you are not alone and there is a multitude of help out there for you. You don't have to take it anymore! If this sounds like you and you want to move forward in your life free from these people to focus on your own path and becoming the best version of you, then get this audiobook now. 

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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

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Pdf:The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being.Review “This graceful guide to parenting toddlers within the Montessori educational philosophy teaches adults with the same spirit of gentleness, presenting a coherent, attractive system while simultaneously breaking its instruction down into small, understandable chunks that seem reasonable to master.”  —Publishers Weekly“With every page chock-full of plans for how to make one’s home a haven for a youngster’s intellectual and emotional growth, this valuable manual fills a gap on a topic not as frequently addressed in the literature on toddler development.” —Library Journal ' This is a down-to-earth, accessible book that makes Montessori at home doable. She provides clear ideas for discipline and parenting, and it’s written in a friendly, parent-to-parent way.' —Book Riot Read more About the Author Simone Davies is an AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) Montessori teacher. Born in Australia, she lives in Amsterdam where she runs parent-child Montessori classes at Jacaranda Tree Montessori. Simone is author of the popular blog and Instagram, The Montessori Notebook, where she gives tips, answers questions, and provides online workshops for parents around the world. Read more

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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

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Pdf:The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being.Announcing that rare parenting book that will not only help you become a more effective parent but actually change how you see your children. Written by Montessori educator Simone Davies, this book shows you how to bring the educational values of a Montessori classroom into your home—while turning the whole idea of the “terrible twos” on its head.   Here is how to set up Montessori-friendly spaces in your home. Principles for fostering curiosity in your child—and in yourself. Specific Montessori skills—the winter coat flip; getting your toddler to pour his or her own water and clean up whatever spills might occur. And it goes much deeper, showing how a parent can really be present, be the child’s guide, and handle tantrums and problematic behavior without resorting to bribes, threats, or punishment and truly celebrate every stage. It’s also that rare parenting book that’s beautiful to look at, with a bright, airy design and simple color illustrations and photographs.  

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The Anatomy of Loneliness: How to Find Your Way Back to Connection

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Pdf:The Anatomy of Loneliness: How to Find Your Way Back to Connection.Following in the footsteps of the success of The Completion Process, best-selling author and modern spiritual leader Teal Swan offers an in-depth exploration and understanding of loneliness. Drawing on her extraordinary healing technique, the Connection Process, Teal offers a way to experience connection once again.Loneliness is reaching endemic proportions in our society, reflected by rising suicide rates and increased mental illness. Now, more than ever, we need to find a way to connect. Loneliness is a feeling of separation or isolation; it is not necessarily the same as the physical state of being alone. This book is for people who suffer from loneliness, the kind that cannot be solved by simply being around other people. Their aloneness is a deeply embedded pattern that is both negative and painful; it is often fueled by trauma, loss, addiction, grief, and a lack of self-esteem and insecurity. In The Anatomy of Loneliness, Teal identifies the three pillars or qualities of loneliness: separation, shame, and fear, and goes on to share her revolutionary technique, the Connection Process, a form of intuitive journeying, usually involving two people, a "receiver" and a "journeyer". Through a series of exercises, each person experiences "walls" and "blockages"; as they move through the process, both participants face their fears, learning from these to reach a place of unconditional love and acceptance.

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Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication

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Pdf:Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication.Find your voice, speak your truth, listen deeply - a guide to more meaningful and mindful conversations.We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic - relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and speak our mind in a clear and kind way, without needing to get defensive or go on the attack? In this groundbreaking synthesis of mindfulness, somatics, and nonviolent communication, Oren Jay Sofer offers simple yet powerful practices to develop healthy, effective, and satisfying ways of communicating.The techniques in Say What You Mean will help you to:Feel confident during conversationStay focused on what really matters in an interactionListen for the authentic concerns behind what others sayReduce anxiety before and during difficult conversationsFind nourishment in day-to-day interactions

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The Art of Showing Up: Bringing Your True Self to All Your Relationships

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Pdf:The Art of Showing Up: Bringing Your True Self to All Your Relationships.Discover the art of creating deep and loving relationships - starting with yourself."You cannot give what you do not have," teach HeatherAsh Amara and don Miguel Ruiz Jr. To build stronger and more loving relationships with others, the starting point is always your relationship with yourself. With The Art of Showing Up, Amara and Ruiz bring you a powerful audio workshop to undo the inner patterns that keep you trapped in cycles of conflict and misunderstanding - and help you build a foundation for all your relationships to flourish and grow.Dispelling the illusion of conditional loveMost of us have been indoctrinated in the illusion that we should be rewarded with love when we are worthy and punished with abandonment when we are not. That is called conditional love - which leads to power struggles, deception, and the need to "domesticate" each other. Yet conditional love is learned, and can be unlearned. Using insights and guided meditations, Amara and Ruiz offer seven essential arts to help you locate the places where you are stuck in conditional thinking, so you may open again and again to a love that reflects the purest expression of yourself.In the Toltec wisdom taught by HeatherAsh Amara and don Miguel Ruiz Jr., you learn to replace the conditions of love with agreements. These agreements arise freely from a place of mutual respect, curiosity, and honesty. With The Art of Showing Up, these masterful teachers reveal how you can cast aside the masks you wear in relationship with others and yourself - and discover the joy of unconditional love you were meant to share.Highlights  The Art of Commitment: embracing your power of choice  The Art of Loving: coming back to unconditional love  The Art of Trust: how to stop undermining your trust in yourself and others  The Art of Healing: how to soften in the face of pain  The Art of Communication: creating a new language based on respect and compassion  The Art of Pleasure: bringing sensual joy to every aspect of your relationship  The Art of Releasing: embracing change as an essential part of love

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The Wealthy Gardener: Life Lessons on Prosperity Between Father and Son

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Pdf:The Wealthy Gardener: Life Lessons on Prosperity Between Father and Son.A money book with a lot of soul. It affected me deeply." (Tom Brown)"One of the most important books I've ever read." (Susan Sloate, best-selling author of Forward To Camelot and Stealing Fire)"This book is a treasure. A wealth of valuable information entertainingly presented." (Douglas Winthrop Cooper, retired physicist, author of Ting and I)"This is one book I'm putting into my calendar to read again every year, if not more often." (Grace Judson, author of The Five Deadly Shoulds of Office Politics)Father and Son  The Wealthy Gardener is an audiobook with a lot of soul because it was written by a financially independent father for his 21-year old son. The father and son met weekly to discuss many lessons on prosperity. A parable was used to clarify financial insights and maintain the son's ongoing interest. This education between the father and son lasted two years. These two years culminated in this remarkable book. It is a treasure that you'll want to return to as a reference guide, review many times, and refer to your children, nieces, nephews, and friends.  Topics you'll explore in the audiobook:How the pursuit of wealth can be a noble adventureWhy earning excess money is wise and necessaryWhy work that fulfills you is vital to amassing wealthHow to surmount obstacles that trap the masses in debt and wage slaveryHow to engage free time to win your freedomHow to use financial fears as compelling motivatorsHow to tap your intuition to sense opportunities and troubleHow to transform your financial life within five yearsHow to cause lucky breaks through mental practicesHow to amass enough money to never again have to worry about moneyThe Wealthy Gardener [excerpt from book] They dubbed him "the wealthy gardener" due to his passion for backyard gardening. The silly nickname stuck, and he didn't object to it. Instead, within a year he renamed his vineyards The Wealthy Gardens. He enjoyed the name because it reminded him of a metaphor comparing life to a plot of land. Gardeners are not afraid of working hard to shape their landscape, but they are also aware of a mysterious Unseen Force that operates behind the scenes to make the plants grow. "The author's noble intention of writing this book for his son is now a blessing for all those seeking financial freedom." (Joe Stanton)

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Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

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Pdf:Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the author of Untangled“An invaluable read for anyone who has girls, works with girls, or cares about girls—for everyone!”—Claire Shipman, author of The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girls Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55 percent from 2009 to 2014, while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged. As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., has witnessed this rising tide of stress and anxiety in her own research, in private practice, and in the all-girls’ school where she consults. She knew this had to be the topic of her new book. In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her first book, Untangled, Damour starts by addressing the facts about psychological pressure. She explains the surprising and underappreciated value of stress and anxiety: that stress can helpfully stretch us beyond our comfort zones, and anxiety can play a key role in keeping girls safe. When we emphasize the benefits of stress and anxiety, we can help our daughters take them in stride. But no parents want their daughter to suffer from emotional overload, so Damour then turns to the many facets of girls’ lives where tension takes hold: their interactions at home, pressures at school, social anxiety among other girls and among boys, and their lives online. As readers move through the layers of girls’ lives, they’ll learn about the critical steps that adults can take to shield their daughters from the toxic pressures to which our culture—including we, as parents—subjects girls. Readers who know Damour from Untangled or the New York Times, or from her regular appearances on CBS News, will be drawn to this important new contribution to understanding and supporting today’s girls.Praise for Under Pressure “Truly a must-read for parents, teachers, coaches, and mentors wanting to help girls along the path to adulthood.”—Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult 

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The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships

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Pdf:The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships.Review “Filled with wise guidance based on decades of clinical experience and scientific training, Dr. Poole Heller provides a wealth of clear, practical tools that anyone can use to improve their relationships and enrich their lives. With warmth, honesty, and a gift for teaching, she weaves together insights from attachment research, neurobiology, and life experience to provide easy-to-use tools to connect more deeply to others and heal our hearts and minds in the process—creating a valuable resource for us all.” —Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Author of The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems   “In The Power of Attachment, Diane Poole Heller fearlessly and compassionately explores our innate capacities for truly enriching relationships and the tragedies and terrors that can derail them. Diane’s clinical expertise in attachment and trauma guides the reader through many exercises that radically and effectively transform the early perceptions of broken connections into new experiences of genuinely fulfilling, resonant connections. The science is solid; the stories are compelling; the style is engaging; the wisdom is a tremendous gift.” —Linda Graham, MFT, author of Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster   “Diane Poole Heller has written a gem of a book that clearly conveys what decades of attachment research have taught us about how we become who we are and how we can change.  Drawing on her experiences as a person, therapist, and student of psychological science, Heller offers the reader a wealth of insight.  The book is a gift—practical and, yes, inspirational—from a very special writer whose depth of understanding, compassion, and humanity shine through on every page.” —David Wallin, PhD, author of Attachment in Psychotherapy   “Written with great warmth and clarity, this beautiful book turns the scientific insights of attachment theory into practical healing and help for our most important relationships. It is full of examples, experiential exercises, and deep insights into the lingering effects of childhood. Dr. Heller has a depth of heart, intellect, and experience that is rare and remarkable, and it shows on every page.” —Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness   “Diane Poole Heller brings us good news—a healthy romantic relationship is attainable, despite  whatever attachment wounds we’ve survived. Reading this book can be the first step to your own recovery and ability to connect intimately with another. Diane Poole Heller’s knowledge of trauma and recovery begins with her own hard-won experience, shared here as the inspiration for her life’s work.  Whether clinician or client, yoga therapist or student, The Power of Attachment is an essential read and reference. Keep this book within easy reach for the moments you fall away from your own sense of compassionate connection. The exercises here helped me grow in love and understanding of my own and my partner’s attachment styles and brought us to a new level of intimacy.” —Amy Weintraub, Founder of LifeForce Yoga, author of Yoga Skills for Therapists and Yoga for Depression   “Diane Poole Heller has given us a new primer on attachment theory that breaks down some basic concepts for readers. She describes the characteristics of the various attachment styles and gives readers some elementary ways to begin to track their own behaviors and skills. The chapter specifically devoted to understanding attachment in relationships can serve as a good introduction for couples or anyone interested in coupling. Diane’s warm and personal writing style makes this an easy read.” —Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT) and author of Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship   “What maintains the grip of painful patterns that play out again and again in our relationships? The Power of Attachment answers that big question and shows why liberating change is possible. Diane Poole Heller is a superb guide for finding your way in the deep, compelling domain of attachment, and her warmth creates a healing connection with the reader.” —Bruce Ecker, MA, LMFT, co-creator of Coherence Therapy and co-author of Unlocking the Emotional Brain   “The Power of Attachment is a beautifully written book, exploring the definitions and manifestations of attachment styles from a strengths-based perspective. Diane’s warm and optimistic voice continually empowers the reader to reaccess and strengthen their capacity for secure attachments and to heal relational wounds. Powerful creative exercises, guided imagery, and concrete strategies help the reader to be more internally resourced while deepening their ability to forge secure relationships through repair, empathy, corrective experiences, and compassion. For anyone who works with traumatized clients or has experienced attachment wounds firsthand, this book is a gift—nurturing, enlightening, and healing.” —Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, author of Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons from the Therapist’s Couch   “The Power of Attachment is a masterful compendium of how to understand and bring healing to the major attachment styles. Equally valuable for both therapists and the general public, this book possesses comprehensive modes of assessment and countless, evolved, effective exercises. Kudos to Dr. Poole Heller for her book that both explores the brain and engages the heart.” —David Grand, PhD, author of Brainspotting: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change   “Diane Poole Heller proves herself a superb guide to the new exciting science of attachment theory. In clear, readable, touching prose, The Power of Attachment gives you the practical tools you need to understand yourself and your partner at the deepest level. It has the power to change your life.” —Terrence Real, founder of the Relational Empowerment Institute and author of The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work   “We blame ourselves or our partners when intimacy goes south without awareness of the unconscious relationship template that organizes those failures. With clear illustrations and practical exercises, Diane Poole Heller helps you understand and change this powerful inner operating system that came from your childhood attachment history, thereby defusing the mines in the minefields that love has been for most of us.” —Richard Schwartz, PhD, founder of the Internal Family Systems method and author of You Are the One You’ve Been Waiting For Read more About the Author Diane Poole Heller, PhD, is an established expert in the field of Adult Attachment Theory, the Somatic Experiencing® method of trauma resolution, and a synthesis of integrative healing methods. She is a trainer and presenter who offers workshops and educational materials on trauma, attachment models and their dynamics in childhood and adult relationships, and other topics.   For several decades, Dr. Heller has lectured and taught around the world as both a Somatic Experiencing trainer and special topics presenter, most recently with her popular DARe (Dynamic Attachment Re-Patterning experience) series on Adult Attachment.   She began her work with Dr. Peter Levine, founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, now the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, and the Somatic Experiencing method of trauma resolution. As a senior faculty member for the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, she teaches work based on Dr. Levine’s model in the US and worldwide, including Denmark, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Israel, Germany, and Australia.   She weaves her 30 years of experience in the Diamond Approach spiritual practice with principles from the fields of body, mind, and spiritual sciences in a holistic approach to trauma healing.   Her book Crash Course, a guidebook on how to resolve auto accident trauma, is used as a resource for healing many types of trauma, both in the US and internationally.   Dr. Heller presents at national seminars and conferences, and is the author of numerous articles in the field, as well as the documentary “Surviving Columbine,” featured on CNN. As president of DARe and Trauma Solutions, a psychotherapy training organization, she concentrates her efforts to support the helping community through an array of specialized psychotherapy topics. Learn more at dianepooleheller.com. Read more

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Brothers: Every Man Needs Strong, Authentic Friendships

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Pdf:Brothers: Every Man Needs Strong, Authentic Friendships.About the Author Kim Evensen, twenty-six, is the CEO and founder of Brothers. He was born in Norway but lives in Australia. He has three years of leadership education, four years of acting education, and he studies men's development and friendships independently. Read more

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The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years

Pdf Relationships The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years

Pdf:The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years.From two leading child and adolescent mental health experts comes a guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what’s normal mental health and behavior, what’s not, and how to intervene before it’s too late. “The title says it all...Chock full of practical tools, resources and the wisdom that comes with years of experience, The Stressed Years of their Lives is destined to become a well-thumbed handbook to help families cope with this modern age of anxiety.”— Brigid Schulte, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author of Overwhelmed and director of the Better Life Lab at New AmericaAll parenting is in preparation for letting go. However, the paradox of parenting is that the more we learn about late adolescent development and risk, the more frightened we become for our children, and the more we want to stay involved in their lives. This becomes particularly necessary, and also particularly challenging, in mid- to late adolescence, the years just before and after students head off to college. These years coincide with the emergence of many mood disorders and other mental health issues.When family psychologist Dr. B. Janet Hibbs's own son came home from college mired in a dangerous depressive spiral, she turned to Dr. Anthony Rostain. Dr. Rostain has a secret superpower: he understands the arcane rules governing privacy and parental involvement in students’ mental health care on college campuses, the same rules that sometimes hold parents back from getting good care for their kids. Now, these two doctors have combined their expertise to corral the crucial emotional skills and lessons that every parent and student can learn for a successful launch from home to college.

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Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls

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Pdf:Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls.Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, recent research studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls since the turn of the century. So what's to blame? And how can we help these girls?In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her bestseller Untangled, clinical psychologist Lisa Damour examining the science of stress and anxiety and the many facets of girls' lives where stress hits them hard: - The parental expectations they face at home- Pressures at school- Social anxiety among their peers - Social pressures on social media Exploring the multiple layers of girls' lives, Damour shows us the critical steps we can take to shield them from the toxic stress to which both our culture and also we, as their caregivers, subject them. Readers familiar with Damour's bestseller Untangled or from her New York Times journalism will need to read this important new contribution to understanding and supporting today's girls - and tomorrow's young women.

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The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships

Pdf Relationships The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships

Pdf:The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships.About the Author Diane Poole Heller, PhD, is a therapist, author, and leading expert in Adult Attachment Theory and Models, trauma resolution, and integrative healing. Based in Louisville, Colorado, she presents at conferences, teaches workshops, and authors articles in her fields of expertise. Learn more at dianepooleheller.com. Read more

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Curtain Call

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Pdf:Curtain Call.I thought I was having a breakdown; turns out, it was a breakthrough. In 2014, I wanted out of my story. I didn’t want to be on this earth anymore. Bombarded by uninvited memories of childhood trauma, I questioned why God would allow so many horrible things to happen to me. When God interrupted my pleas for help with a simple question—“Will you trust Me with your story?”—I agreed to step out of my stage-perfect Christian life and into the journey toward healing and finally seeing Him as a good, loving God.

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The Covert Passive-Aggressive Narcissist: Recognizing the Traits and Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse

Pdf Relationships The Covert Passive-Aggressive Narcissist: Recognizing the Traits and Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse

Pdf:The Covert Passive-Aggressive Narcissist: Recognizing the Traits and Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse.The Covert Passive Aggressive Narcissist: Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse is the most comprehensive and helpful audiobook on the topic of covert narcissism. This type of narcissism is one of the most damaging forms because the abuse is so hidden and so insidious. You can be in a relationship that can last for decades and not realize you are being psychologically and emotionally controlled, manipulated, and abused. These people are well-liked; they are often the pillars of the community. Parents, spouses, bosses, and friends who are covert narcissists come across as the nicest people. They can be spiritual leaders, they are moms who bring over casseroles to needy people, they are the bosses who everyone loves and feels so lucky to work for. These relationships are incredibly confusing and damaging. They leave you questioning your own sanity and reality. Even though they are treating you terribly, you wonder if you are the problem, if you are the one to blame. You are filled with constant self-doubt when it comes to these people in your life. When you are around them, you feel confused and muddled inside. You have a hard time seeing clearly. These relationships can bring you to a state of deep depression and complete depletion of energy. You may wonder if you will ever see clearly and heal from these destructive and debilitating relationships. This audiobook will give you hope that you can heal and feel alive again, or maybe for the first time. You will learn what the traits of a covert narcissist are, as well as how they control and manipulate. Your eyes will open, and your experience will be validated. You will also learn ways to heal and actually enjoy life again. Debbie Mirza uses decades of her own experience with covert narcissists as well as her years of practice as a life coach who specializes in helping people recover and heal from these types of relationships.

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Make It Work: 22 Time-Tested, Real-Life Lessons for Sustaining a Healthy, Happy Relationship

Pdf Relationships Make It Work: 22 Time-Tested, Real-Life Lessons for Sustaining a Healthy, Happy Relationship

Pdf:Make It Work: 22 Time-Tested, Real-Life Lessons for Sustaining a Healthy, Happy Relationship.Proven principles - drawn from real-life failures and successes - for building and sustaining a loving, healthy relationship in today's trying times, from celebrity life coach and motivational speaker Tony Gaskins, Jr. After speaking out about how weak and insecure men control women in relationships in 2009 on several globally televised shows, Tony Gaskins launched his career as a life coach and relationship counselor. Since then, Gaskins, who has been a faithful and committed husband for more than a decade, has counseled thousands and inspired millions online, becoming one of America's foremost experts on love and relationships. Practical and accessible, and delivered in the empowering, empathetic tone his devoted following has come to love and trust, Make It Work walks you through a series of essential lessons on how to maintain a healthy and long-lasting relationship. Drawing inspiration from the Bible and from his own personal failures and successes, Gaskins offers a framework for how to recognize the right person to settle down with, how to set standards that promote loving relationships - and what to avoid in a successful union.Make It Work arrives as a hopeful response to a culture where breakups and divorces are all too common, and it serves as a vital resource to help your relationship thrive today.

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The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

Pdf Relationships The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

Pdf:The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children.A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviors, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field.What's an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems with extreme frustration - crying, screaming, swearing, kicking, hitting, biting, spitting, destroying property, and worse. A child whose frequent, severe outbursts leave his or her parents feeling frustrated, scared, worried, and desperate for help. Most of these parents have tried everything - reasoning, explaining, punishing, sticker charts, therapy, medication - but to no avail. They can't figure out why their child acts the way he or she does; they wonder why the strategies that work for other kids don't work for theirs; and they don't know what to do instead.Dr. Ross Greene, a distinguished clinician and pioneer in the treatment of kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, has worked with thousands of explosive children, and he has good news: These kids aren't attention-seeking, manipulative, or unmotivated, and their parents aren't passive, permissive pushovers. Rather, explosive kids are lacking some crucial skills in the domains of flexibility/adaptability, frustration tolerance, and problem solving, and they require a different approach to parenting.Throughout this compassionate, insightful, and practical book, Dr. Greene provides a new conceptual framework for understanding their difficulties, based on research in the neurosciences. He explains why traditional parenting and treatment often don't work with these children, and he describes what to do instead. Instead of relying on rewarding and punishing, Dr. Greene's "Collaborative Problem Solving" model promotes working with explosive children to solve the problems that precipitate explosive episodes, and teaching these kids the skills they lack.

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Best Self: Be You, Only Better

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Pdf:Best Self: Be You, Only Better.Foreword by Dr. Phil McGraw.Ask yourself...are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self? What can you change today?How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life. Are you thriving or going through the motions? Are your days full of work, relationships, and activities that are true to your authentic self, or do you feel trapped on a treadmill of responsibility? If you dream of a better life, now is the time to turn your dream into reality. The tools you need are within your grasp to design a life that is fulfilling on the deepest levels. Best Self will show you how.Mike Bayer, known to the thousands of clients whose lives he has changed as Coach Mike, has helped everyone from pop stars to business executives to people just like you discover the freedom to be their best selves. By asking them and leading them to ask themselves a series of important but tough questions - such as "What are your core values?", "Do you go to bed each day more knowledgeable than when you woke up?", and "Am I neglecting some aspect of my physical health out of fear or denial?" - he helps them see what their best selves and anti-selves really look like. As a mental health specialist, a personal development coach, and an all-around change agent, Mike has seen the amazing ways in which lives can improve with honesty and clarity. He understands our struggles intimately, because he's faced - and overcome - his own. He knows that change is possible. By working through each of the seven SPHERES of life - social, personal, health, education, relationships, employment, and spiritual development - Best Self is an accessible and interactive audiobook that distills all of Coach Mike's wisdom into a compact, focused guide that will ignite anyone's desire for change. Best Self will empower you to embrace your authenticity, acknowledge what is holding you back, and break through to live a passionate life to the fullest, forever.Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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Atomic Attraction: The Psychology of Attraction

Pdf Relationships Atomic Attraction: The Psychology of Attraction

Pdf:Atomic Attraction: The Psychology of Attraction."20 percent of men get 80 percent of women." (Source: Medium | Data Science) If you want to be a man that 80 percent of women desire, this book is your key. Based on over 120 scientific studies, this book is the ultimate guide to creating and maintaining attraction with women. Attraction doesn't grow in a warm, safe environment, it grows in a swamp of discomfort and anxiety. This is just one of many truths you're about to discover. In Atomic Attraction Christopher Canwell takes us on a journey through the dark waters of attraction. What turns women on? What makes them choose one man over another? And how can you become truly desirable and attractive? This book answers these questions by combining the latest scientific research with real-life case studies to show you, the listener, how to ignite the fires of attraction and captivate those around you. From this audiobook, you'll discover:How to get more sex, love, and affectionHow to increase your sexual market value How to use body language to attract womenHow to create instant attraction with womenHow to keep your girlfriend/wife interested in youHow to maintain attraction in long-term relationshipsHow to become the most attractive version of yourselfHow to build attraction online by text and social media Everything you need to know about creating, building, and maintaining attraction with women can be found within this audiobook.*This book includes 40 real-life case studies.                              

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The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

Pdf Relationships The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

Pdf:The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family."An extremely useful parenting handbook... truly outstanding...strongly recommended." (Library Journal, starred review)"A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike." (Thomas Atwood, President and CEO, National Council for Adoption)The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family - and addressing their special needs - requires care, consideration, and compassion.Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you:Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted childEffectively deal with any learning or behavioral disordersDiscipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened"A must-read not only for adoptive parents, but for all families striving to correct and connect with their children." (Carol S. Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child)"Drs. Purvis and Cross have thrown a life preserver not only to those just entering uncharted waters, but also to those struggling to stay afloat." (Kathleen E. Morris, editor of S. I. Focus magazine)"Truly an exceptional, innovative work...compassionate, accessible, and founded on a breadth of scientific knowledge and clinical expertise." (Susan Livingston Smith, Program Director, Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute)"The Connected Child is the literary equivalent of an airline oxygen mask and instructions: Place the mask over your own face first, then over the nose of your child. This book first assists the parent, saying, in effect, 'Calm down, you're not the first mom or dad in the world to face this hurdle, breathe deeply, then follow these simple steps.' The sense of not facing these issues alone - the relief that your child's behavior is not off the charts - is hugely comforting. Other children have behaved this way; other parents have responded thusly; welcome to the community of therapeutic and joyful adoptive families." (Melissa Fay Greene, author of There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children)

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On Becoming Babywise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep - 2019 Edition - Interactive Support

Pdf Relationships On Becoming Babywise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep - 2019 Edition - Interactive Support

Pdf:On Becoming Babywise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep - 2019 Edition - Interactive Support.Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on infant management concepts. In this revised 6th edition, they have updated their groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world. For over 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night. In his 29th year as a licensed pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. 

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Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy

Pdf Relationships Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy

Pdf:Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy.It is true that opposites attract - for a while. But often, as the years go by in our marriages, opposites may also begin to attack. The habits and characteristics we once found endearing about our significant other are the exact things that drive us crazy years later!Whether you and your spouse disagree about finances, parenting, or how to load the dishwasher, your differences don't need to divide you. They can actually bring you closer together - and closer to God.In Keep Showing Up, Karen Ehman shows you:How to play to each other's strengths as you work on your own weaknessesThe difference between having a soul mate and having a sole mateHow to become a faithful forgiver who also forgetsStrategies for avoiding the social media comparison trapWhy it's dangerous to mimic a friend's marriageHow to unearth the magic in the mundaneWhy a spouse who drives you crazy can drive you straight to JesusThroughout Keep Showing Up, Karen includes ideas to implement in your marriage right now, such as powerful statements to speak to your spouse, date-night-on-a-shoestring suggestions, and discussion starters. Discover how your "incompatibility" can become the strength of your marital team in this real-life guide to both living with and loving your spouse - differences and all.Bible verses to encourage your marriage, printable reminder quotes, and questions to discuss with your spouse are available in the audiobook companion PDF download. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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NLP: How to Use Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Social Influence, Persuasion, Manipulation and Mind Control, Including Tips on Dark Human Psychology, Hypnosis, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pdf Relationships NLP: How to Use Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Social Influence, Persuasion, Manipulation and Mind Control, Including Tips on Dark Human Psychology, Hypnosis, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pdf:NLP: How to Use Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Social Influence, Persuasion, Manipulation and Mind Control, Including Tips on Dark Human Psychology, Hypnosis, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.If you want to discover how to get what you want out of life, then pay attention...Each of us is born with a built-in supercomputer called a brain. But, it has been said that humans can only access a small fraction of its ability. Would you like to know how to unleash your full potential so you can get what you want in life?Would you like to know how some people can seem to achieve tremendous success in everything they do? Would you like to know what differentiates the failures from the successful? This audiobook could have the answers you're looking for. NLP is a mindset where success is modeled to produce the desired outcome. The techniques learned in this audiobook will help you achieve your goals and become more self-aware in your day-to-day life. It will help you become a greater social influence and to understand the language of your mind better. You will learn how to manipulate people to gain a certain outcome by mirroring their mannerisms and then leading them in any direction of your choosing. This audiobook will serve as a guide, to enable you to inspire people to do what it is you want them to do happily.Inside you will find:Tips for becoming more successful in life and loveEasy ways to get other people to come around to your way of thinkingTricks to hypnotize yourself to successAnd much, much more...

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The Naked Marriage

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Pdf:The Naked Marriage.Imagine a marriage with complete intimacy, vulnerability, transparency, and trust. Imagine a marriage rooted in faith, friendship, and mutual fulfillment. Imagine a marriage with amazing sex, but where great sex is only the icing on the cake. This might all sound too good to be true, but it's actually what God designed marriage to be, and he doesn't want you settling for anything less.Having a "Naked Marriage" is about much more than just nakedness in the bedroom (although that's part of the fun). It means being naked emotionally and spiritually as well as physically. It also means undressing all the misconceptions our culture has used to cover God's original, beautiful design for marriage and rediscovering all marriage can be. You and your spouse can have a thriving, naked marriage with a lifetime of love and laughter together. This audiobook will show you how.

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Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married

Pdf Relationships Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married

Pdf:Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married.Abby Ellin was shocked to learn that her fiancé was leading a secret life. But as she soon discovered, the world is full of people who aren't what they seem.From Abby Ellin's first date with the commander, she was caught up in a whirlwind. Within six months, he'd proposed and they'd moved in together. But soon, his exotic stories of international espionage began to unravel. Finally, it all became clear: He was lying about who he was.After leaving him and sharing her story, she was floored to find out that her experience was far from unique. People everywhere, many of them otherwise sharp-witted and self-aware, are being deceived by their loved ones every day.In Duped, Abby Ellin studies the art and science of lying, talks to people who've had their worlds upended by duplicitous partners, and writes with great openness about her own mistakes. These remarkable stories reveal how often we encounter people whose lives beneath the surface are more improbable than we ever imagined.

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We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth, True Connection, and Enduring Love

Pdf Relationships We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth, True Connection, and Enduring Love

Pdf:We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth, True Connection, and Enduring Love."If you and your prospective partner adopt the principles and skills I describe here, your relationship will be successful - not just for starters, but for the long run."   An indispensable guide for any couple ready to set the foundation for a loving and lasting union.   Committing fully to a loving partnership - a "we" - can be one of the most beautiful and fulfilling experiences you'll ever have. Yet as anyone in a long-term relationship will tell you, it can also be one of the most challenging. Almost half of all first marriages end in divorce, and chances go down from there. So how do you beat the odds?   "All successful long-term relationships are secure relationships," writes psychotherapist Stan Tatkin. "You and your partner take care of each other in a way that ensures you both feel safe, protected, accepted, and secure at all times."   In We Do, Tatkin provides a groundbreaking guide for couples. You'll figure out whether you and your partner are right for each other in the long term, and if so, give your relationship a strong foundation so you can enjoy a secure and lasting love.

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Precious Little Sleep: The Complete Baby Sleep Guide for Modern Parents

Pdf Relationships Precious Little Sleep: The Complete Baby Sleep Guide for Modern Parents

Pdf:Precious Little Sleep: The Complete Baby Sleep Guide for Modern Parents.The expert, hilarious, and tactically comprehensive baby sleep book! Parenting a baby or toddler is the grandest adventure of all, when you're not miserably exhausted. Sleep expert Alexis Dubief, of the wildly popular website Precious Little Sleep, imparts effective, accessible, and flexible strategies based on years of research that will dramatically improve your child's sleep, detailing seven methods to teach your baby to sleep so that you can find what works best for your family. This book will help you tackle the thorniest sleep snags, including:Navigating the tricky newborn phase like a proGetting your child to truly sleep through the nightWeaning off the all night buffetMastering the precarious tango that is healthy nappingSolving toddler and preschooler sleep strugglesIf you're looking for practical solutions to improve your child's sleep in a book that won't put you to sleep, this is for you!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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What a Time to Be Alone

Pdf Relationships What a Time to Be Alone

Pdf:What a Time to Be Alone.One of VOGUE's 6 Female Writers to Read in 2018It's not always easy to find self-worth in a world that seems obsessed with telling us we're not good enough. Empowering, intimate and full of heart, this highly anticipated debut audiobook from the online sensation 'The Slumflower', aka Chidera Eggerue, the unstoppable force behind the groundbreaking movement #SAGGYBOOBSMATTER, is essential listening for all young women. It's time to take charge of your life.In What a Time to Be Alone, The Slumflower will be your life guru, confidante and best friend. She'll show you that being alone is not just okay: it's just about the best freaking thing that's ever happened to you. As she says, 'You're bad as hell and you were made with intention.' It's about time you realised. Peppered with insightful Igbo proverbs from Chidera's Nigerian mother and narrated by the author, this audiobook will help you to navigate the modern world. We can all decide our own fates, and Chidera shows us how, using a three-part approach filled with sass, wisdom and charm.Learn how to celebrate you - decide your self-worth, take time to heal and empower yourself in this messy world.Don't worry about them - avoid other people's demons and realize that everyone is protecting themselves from something - no matter how aggressive their method.Feel the togetherness in US - sustain and grow healthy relationships and avoid toxicity in your friendships.Own your story. Create your own narrative. Listen to this audiobook. #WATTBA

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Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival

Pdf Relationships Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival

Pdf:Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival.A true crime memoir: When Misty was six years old, her family started to live and dress like the Amish. Misty and her sister were kept as slaves on a mountain ranch where they were subjected to almost complete isolation, sexual abuse, and extreme physical violence. Their stepfather kept a loaded rifle by the door at all times to make sure the young girls were too terrified to try to escape. They also knew that no rescue would ever come because only a couple of people even knew they existed and did not know them well enough to care.Amish sexual abuse: When Misty reached her teens, her parents feared she and her sister would escape and took them to an Amish community where they were adopted and became baptized members. Misty was devastated to once again find herself in a world of fear, animal cruelty, and sexual abuse. Going to the police was severely frowned upon. A few years later, Misty was sexually assaulted by the bishop. As Misty recalls, "Amish sexual abusers are only shunned by the church for six weeks, a punishment that never seems to work. After I was assaulted by the bishop I knew I had to get help and one freezing morning in early March I made a dash for a tiny police station in rural Minnesota. After reporting the bishop I left the Amish and found myself plummeted into the strange modern world with only a second-grade education and no ID or social security card. To all abuse survivors out there, please be encouraged, the cycle of abuse can be broken. Today, I am a nursing student working towards my master's degree and a child abuse awareness activist. This is my story."  Contains mature themes.

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Healing After Narcissistic Abuse: Recover, Move on and Heal Yourself After a Toxic Abusive Relationship with a Narcissist: Recovering from Emotional Abuse and the Effects of Narcissism on a Deeper Level

Pdf Relationships Healing After Narcissistic Abuse: Recover, Move on and Heal Yourself After a Toxic Abusive Relationship with a Narcissist: Recovering from Emotional Abuse and the Effects of Narcissism on a Deeper Level

Pdf:Healing After Narcissistic Abuse: Recover, Move on and Heal Yourself After a Toxic Abusive Relationship with a Narcissist: Recovering from Emotional Abuse and the Effects of Narcissism on a Deeper Level.If you have come out of a toxic relationship and are ready to move on, focus on yourself, and finally heal, then keep reading....This book is about healing yourself rather than the main focus being on the narcissist and their behaviour. Constant research on narcissism only takes away time that could be used for implementing self-care patterns for your own recovery. Do you want to get past all the painful feelings such as shock, confusion, fear of the future, anger, loneliness, abandonment, and shame? If so, you have come to right place. You see, freeing yourself from destructive patterns doesn't have to be difficult. Even if you have tried researching behaviors of narcissists and other ways to move on, it can be easier than you think, if done correctly. I wasted time trying to heal in the wrong way. Researching narcissism and replaying and speaking about everything over and over again rather than digging deeper, truly deeper. Don't get me wrong, speaking up about abuse is the first, most important initial step you can take. But what comes next? How do you continue to heal past this?Studies have shown time and time again that deep healing is the way to truly address issues you are facing. Children that experience certain types of trauma during childhood are more likely to end up being in some form of an abusive relationship. A study by The Nursing Clinics of North America also concluded that healing the inner child by grieving neglected childhood developmental needs improves the quality of one's life. Here is a tiny fraction of what you'll discover:How knowing everything about narcissism is not helping you, and what to do insteadUseful things to do in the immediate aftermath, proven methods on how to process trauma Understanding what a pseudopersonality is, and how to fix itInner child healing, why is it useful for women like us, what it is and how to go about itHow simple exercises can help you with controlling your own thoughts after years of putting them firstHealing PTSDWhy meditation and mindfulness is so importantHow to reprogram your inner criticDo I need therapy? If so, which is best for me?Why your limited beliefs are holding you backWriting exercises for every step of the wayStories from real womenThings you need to know before getting into a new relationship Even if you are struck with fear for the future, feel like you will never be able to move forward, and have hit rock bottom, you can break this cycle by applying the strategies in this book.

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The Miracle Morning for Couples: Create Legendary Connections One Morning at a Time

Pdf Relationships The Miracle Morning for Couples: Create Legendary Connections One Morning at a Time

Pdf:The Miracle Morning for Couples: Create Legendary Connections One Morning at a Time.Why settle for an ordinary relationship, when it can be legendary?Since 2012, The Miracle Morning has helped to empower millions with a step-by-step process for achieving goals and realizing dreams. Hal Elrod's Miracle Morning Life S.A.V.E.R.S. have been the key to extraordinary success for listeners worldwide, and now they can help take your relationships to legendary levels.These six daily practices will lead to incredible change in your relationships. The Miracle Morning for Couples uses Hal's Life S.A.V.E.R.S. to put you on a path of personal development and growth, so you can show up for your relationship and get more joy, greater intimacy, and a lifelong friendship. You'll learn:Why mornings matter more than you think How to become a "morning person" in just five minutes The secrets to a connected friendship and long-term happiness The formula for an exceptional daily routine together, right after you wake up The steps to building greater intimacy and fostering deeper vulnerability and trust How to pull all the pieces together to become a Legendary Couple! The Miracle Morning for Couples is your key to nurturing a fulfilling, lasting relationship with the one you love, and living a miraculous life together.The legend begins here: pick up your copy now. Get an early start on the relationship you deserve.

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Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples: Third Edition

Pdf Relationships Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples: Third Edition

Pdf:Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples: Third Edition.This program is read by the authors. The New York Times best-selling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a new foreword and a brand-new chapter. Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of people experience more satisfying relationships and is recommended every day by professional therapists and happy couples around the world. Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt explain how to revive romance and remove negativity from daily interactions to help you:  Discover why you chose your mate Resolve the power struggle that prevents greater intimacy Learn to listen - really listen - to your partner Increase fun and laughter in your relationship Begin healing early childhood experiences by stretching into new behaviors  Become passionate friends with your partner Achieve a common vision of your dream relationship                                          Become the most connected couple you know with this revolutionary guide, combining behavioral science, depth psychology, social learning theory, Gestalt therapy, and interpersonal neuroscience to help you and your partner recapture joy, enhance closeness, and experience the reward of a deeply fulfilling relationship.

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Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving

Pdf Relationships Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving

Pdf:Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving.The beloved creator of Blues Clues and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and protégé of Fred Rogers explores the importance of kindness and how it can change your life in this essential guide and tie-in to the PBS special The Power of Radical Kindness. Angela C. Santomero, the creator, executive producer, and head writer of many of today's most popular educational children's shows believes in the radical power of kindness, on her shows and in her life. Inspired by her mentor Fred Rogers, beloved host of the classic, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Angela has dedicated her life to teaching others that when you treat yourself and others with warmth, empathy, and respect, life-changing benefits follow. From the true meaning of self-care and the gift of vulnerability, to the importance of active listening or the magic of asking for help, Radical Kindness goes beyond the Golden Rule and entreaties to "be nice", contending that kindness is the key to recognizing others, and ourselves, as worthy of love and understanding. Much like gratitude, Angela contends we need a kindness practice. A practice in which we learn to see with our hearts and act from a place of compassion. As the Dalai Lama says, "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." Through practicing radical kindness - toward ourselves, with loved ones, and to the world at large - we can transform ourselves, our neighborhood, and our world for the better.

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Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate

Pdf Relationships Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate

Pdf:Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate.Marital strife and divorce can be your chance to profoundly transform yourself, your mindset, and your relationship with a more harmonious and steady vision. While many of us may be better together, some of us can actually become better apart. What if you emerged from your divorce stronger and more resilient than ever before? Better Apart is the first book to apply the life-changing, healing wisdom of meditation and yoga, combined with practical advice, to help anyone going through the painful and seemingly intractable realities of divorce. Gabrielle Hartley and Elena Brower are warm and caring guides who can help you compassionately part from your partner. Whether your separation is amicable, or your ex is combative, Better Apart can help you find peace, calm, and hope. Blending practical advice from a legal perspective together with spiritual wisdom, Gabrielle and Elena are experts and realists who have created a simple five-step process that uses original meditations, perspective-shifting exercises, and fresh suggestions to help navigate the common legal and emotional pitfalls of divorce. Don't worry if you've never tried yoga or mediation; Gabrielle's insight buttressed by Elena's practices and exercises are accessible for all. Together, they show you how to meaningfully shift your mindset and to move forward though any - or all - parts of this emotionally fraught process.Better Apart radically reframes the way couples experience, execute, and recover from when "for better or worse" is no longer an option, and helps you find the road to a new mindset and better life.Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Parenting Teens: Learn How Parenting Teenagers and Young Adults Can Be Simple and Positive and Why You Should Tackle Subjects Surrounding Love, Growth, Sex, Violence and Logic

Pdf Relationships Parenting Teens: Learn How Parenting Teenagers and Young Adults Can Be Simple and Positive and Why You Should Tackle Subjects Surrounding Love, Growth, Sex, Violence and Logic

Pdf:Parenting Teens: Learn How Parenting Teenagers and Young Adults Can Be Simple and Positive and Why You Should Tackle Subjects Surrounding Love, Growth, Sex, Violence and Logic.Always wanted to interact with your teenager on a whole new level? To help them connect with the world and give them the knowledge to help them grow? This Parenting Teens audiobook is filled with information and practical parenting ideas that will help you in this journey you are taking. Inside, you will find out why connecting with your teen matters greatly and how it can give them the tools they need to live a much happier and healthier life moving forward into adulthood. Alongside helping your teen to grow, discover how you can grow closer to each other better than you have done before.Questions you may be asking yourself that are covered inside this audiobook are:How do I educate them about finances and money?How do I stop all the arguing and connect more with my teenager?What are the best tips for helping my teenager learn and grow from their mistakes?How do I improve the relationship with my teenager?All of these and more are inside of this audiobook; acting and following the tips inside will help you to get a head start instantly!This is more than just another parenting guide. It will help you to take the action that is required and help you connect with your teenager on a level like never before.Scroll up and get your copy today!

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A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully.

Pdf Relationships A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully.

Pdf:A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully..More than 2.3 million people watched as Jeremy and Audrey shared their vows and committed their lives to one another on TLC's hit show Little People, Big World. As beautiful as their wedding was, the Roloffs made a point to prepare more for their marriage than their wedding day. Their wedding day was the culmination of a bumpy and complicated dating relationship. From health problems, to emotional walls, to being separated by 1,000 miles, the couple faced daunting obstacles. Now for the first time, Jeremy and Audrey share their story in all its beauty and imperfections as they show how their unique approach to dating empowered them to write an uncommon love story and prepared them for married life.In A Love Letter Life, Audrey and Jeremy share vulnerable insights from their own journey, encourage listeners to stop settling for convenient relationships, offer perspective on male and female differences in dating, tackle tough topics like purity, give their nine rules for fighting well, suggest fun ideas for connection in a world of technology, and provide fresh advice on how to intentionally pursue a love story that never ends.As Jeremy and Audrey write, if you can fall into love, you can fall out. True love is something you choose to live out each day through your actions, decisions, and sacrifices. To find and still seek, that is love. From the moment you meet your potential spouse, you can be intentional about shaping a beautiful love story, uniquely written for who God created you both to be. A Love Letter Life will equip you to pursue an intentional, creative, and faithful love story from your first date to "I do" and beyond.Follow Audrey and Jeremy's love story with photos available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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Relationship Growth: Key Advice That Dating or Married Couples Can Use to Improve Their Communication, Set Healthy Boundaries and Restore the Lost Magic

Pdf Relationships Relationship Growth: Key Advice That Dating or Married Couples Can Use to Improve Their Communication, Set Healthy Boundaries and Restore the Lost Magic

Pdf:Relationship Growth: Key Advice That Dating or Married Couples Can Use to Improve Their Communication, Set Healthy Boundaries and Restore the Lost Magic.Have you ever felt that your relationship is in a less-than-ideal place? Have you ever felt "stuck" and ready to give up? Whether you're in a new relationship or are several years married, there might be days when you wonder how to keep the flame alive. This guide will help you discover amazingly simple little things that you and your partner can do, even with a very busy schedule, to help maintain and cultivate love, communication, and connection. Some things you can expect to learn from this book: Discover the most effective ways to communicate with your partner so that he or she pays attention to your feelings and needs properlyHow to have healthy boundaries that will strengthen your bond with your partnerHow to avoid the most challenging mistakes that prevent relationships from lastingThe proper way to handle conflicts and discussions so that solutions are found quickly and effectivelyAnd much moreEven if you currently feel completely "stuck" and hopeless, there's almost always a solution nearby. Real adult relationships aren't just about feelings and thrills. They require some effort, plus the consistent desire to grow with our partners even through the tough times. Learn practical secrets to achieving a lasting love and a happy relationship even if you're not super creative or a hopeless romantic. The solutions for making relationships work will not magically fall upon us. But today, because you are reading this, you have just gotten closer to becoming a keeper - or a dream lover, if that's how you'd like to put it. Start improving your relationship today! 

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Codependency Breaking the Patterns: A Recovery Guide for a Codependent Personality. Cure Your Soul and Heal from Being in an Abusive Relationship with Narcissists & Sociopaths. Be Codependent No More

Pdf Relationships Codependency Breaking the Patterns: A Recovery Guide for a Codependent Personality. Cure Your Soul and Heal from Being in an Abusive Relationship with Narcissists & Sociopaths. Be Codependent No More

Pdf:Codependency Breaking the Patterns: A Recovery Guide for a Codependent Personality. Cure Your Soul and Heal from Being in an Abusive Relationship with Narcissists & Sociopaths. Be Codependent No More.If you have a codependent personality and are sick and tired of being in one sided relationships, that are emotionally destructive and you keep falling back into the same old habitats then keep reading. Are you sick and tired of not being to break the patterns of being codependent?Have you tried endless other solutions? But nothing seems to stick for more than a few weeks or months. Do you finally want to say goodbye to not having mutually satisfying relationships and discover something which works for you?  If so, then you've come to the right place.You see, having a healthy relationship doesn't have to be difficult.Even if you have researched every method on changing your behaviors, or don't fully understand what exactly you should be doing, it takes action in order to be able to effectively unlearn these traits. it's easier than you think. No two people are the same so it needs to be understood that a certain treatment that works for one person may not work for you.Multiple studies have determined that the one of the root causes is usually from traumas & unhealthy behaviors that surrounded us as we were growing up.  As stated in the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma: "These investigations have led to the realization that survivors of childhood emotional maltreatment suffer from myriad psychological and social difficulties. These difficulties influence the quality and nature of intimate relationships formed by emotional abuse survivors."Studies like this confirm that discovering what exactly led you to this path of codependency is vital in order to start the recovery process. Here's just a tiny fraction of what you'll discover:How to delve into your past and find the keys that will unlock your current behaviorsHow to heal from past experiences. The self care tips you see Online are great but discover why healing from a deeper level is the only way to break the cycle!Identify the patterns of behavior and how to break these. How to put yourself first and understanding your emotionsSuccess stories from real womenShould I start saying 'No' more often? Will I ever stop worrying about things that are out of my control?Much, much more!Take a second to imagine how you'll feel once you break these patterns, if you have children (now, or maybe in the future), how you changing your ways can be a huge benefit in their lives also!So even if you're tired of the endless cycle you have found yourself in or have hit an all-time low and have realized this needs to STOP now. You can change your approach and your feelings towards changing in order to stop being codependent. All it takes is the first initial baby steps, dedication and the belief that you are going to make a change!Start that change today.

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Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years

Pdf Relationships Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years

Pdf:Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years.If you've ever wished for a step-by-step guide to supporting your toddler's development... Distilled, research-based developmental information paired with simple activities to play with your toddler on a month-by-month basis, guiding you and your child through toddlerhood. There's no such thing as a "how-to-parent" guide - but this book comes close… the much anticipated follow-up to “Understanding Your Baby,” “Understanding Your Toddler” is a rare gem that helps parents feel informed. Learn how to "think outside the box" when it comes to play - the information and activities in "Understanding Your Toddler" break down developmental concepts and offer simple, quick play activities to help parents and caregivers feel that they're "winning" at parenthood!Toddlerhood is often marked by the need for independence, a short attention span, difficulty with transitions, and a desire to explore everything. Finding quality, age-appropriate resources to guide your toddler’s learning can be difficult, and feeling satisfied with the amount of time you’re able to truly be present with your child is a constant challenge."These simple activities build fun and learning into what we’re already doing, which makes both me AND my toddler happy!"-- Carrie Clark, M.A., CCC-SLP, mother of two and founder of The SLP SolutionIn this age of parenting, we feel enormous pressure (both societal and self-imposed) to “get it right” when it comes to raising young children, and each of us has felt, at one point or another, that we’re “doing it wrong.” Pediatric speech-language pathologist, parent educator, and mother of two young children, Ayelet Marinovich, is the creator of the early parenting resources at Strength In Words. She believes that parenthood is easier when we have resources we trust. We all want to do everything we can to support our toddlers, and, ultimately, to raise good human beings. There’s a way to find joy in the mayhem, and it’s a mixture of science of art. When we feel empowered with knowledge about how our toddlers develop (and how we can support that development), we feel more confident as parents and caregivers, and we’re able to connect in more ways with our toddlers.Understanding Your Toddler offers an enrichment curriculum for parents and caregivers of toddlers, with 52 bite-sized "modules" of palatable, research-based developmental information and simple, enriching activities to support your toddler's development in the areas of cognitive, communicative, motor, and social/emotional development. Month by month, learn along with your growing, changing child!YOU'LL LEARN:+ All about what your toddler is likely to be working on in the areas of cognitive, communicative, motor/sensory, and social/emotional development+ Simple, practical ways to support those areas of development - finding new ways to think about materials you already have (everyday objects in your home) to serve as play materials and musical, early literacy and sensory experiences+ How to let your toddler guide her own learning, maximizing your time together by coming up with simple, creative ways to quickly organize play materials to support all areas of your toddler’s development+ How to help your child communicate to reduce negative behavior and minimize (everyone’s) frustration+ The developmental basis for simple activities you may already be doing - helping to reaffirm what you already know and do innately, and helping to boost your likelihood to keep doing them!

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Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years

Pdf Relationships Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years

Pdf:Understanding Your Toddler: A Month-By-Month Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Toddler From One to Three Years.If you've ever wished for a step-by-step guide to supporting your toddler's development... Distilled, research-based developmental information paired with simple activities to play with your toddler on a month-by-month basis, guiding you and your child through toddlerhood. There's no such thing as a "how-to-parent" guide - but this book comes close… the much anticipated follow-up to “Understanding Your Baby,” “Understanding Your Toddler” is a rare gem that helps parents feel informed. Learn how to "think outside the box" when it comes to play - the information and activities in "Understanding Your Toddler" break down developmental concepts and offer simple, quick play activities to help parents and caregivers feel that they're "winning" at parenthood! Toddlerhood is often marked by the need for independence, a short attention span, difficulty with transitions, and a desire to explore everything. Finding quality, age-appropriate resources to guide your toddler’s learning can be difficult, and feeling satisfied with the amount of time you’re able to truly be present with your child is a constant challenge. "These simple activities build fun and learning into what we’re already doing, which makes both me AND my toddler happy!"-- Carrie Clark, M.A., CCC-SLP, mother of two and founder of The SLP SolutionIn this age of parenting, we feel enormous pressure (both societal and self-imposed) to “get it right” when it comes to raising young children, and each of us has felt, at one point or another, that we’re “doing it wrong.” Pediatric speech-language pathologist, parent educator, and mother of two young children, Ayelet Marinovich, is the creator of the early parenting resources at Strength In Words. She believes that parenthood is easier when we have resources we trust. We all want to do everything we can to support our toddlers, and, ultimately, to raise good human beings. There’s a way to find joy in the mayhem, and it’s a mixture of science of art. When we feel empowered with knowledge about how our toddlers develop (and how we can support that development), we feel more confident as parents and caregivers, and we’re able to connect in more ways with our toddlers. Understanding Your Toddler offers an enrichment curriculum for parents and caregivers of toddlers, with 50 bite-sized "modules" of palatable, research-based developmental information and simple, enriching activities to support your toddler's development in the areas of cognitive, communicative, motor, and social/emotional development. Month by month, learn along with your growing, changing child!YOU'LL LEARN: + All about what your toddler is likely to be working on in the areas of cognitive, communicative, motor/sensory, and social/emotional development + Simple, practical ways to support those areas of development - finding new ways to think about materials you already have (everyday objects in your home) to infuse more play, communication, music, and movement into your everyday experiences+ How to let your toddler guide her own learning, maximizing your time together by coming up with simple, creative ways to quickly organize play materials to support all areas of your toddler’s development+ How to help your child communicate to reduce negative behavior and minimize (everyone’s) frustration + The developmental basis for simple activities you may already be doing - helping to reaffirm what you already know and do innately, and helping to boost your likelihood to keep doing them!

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Baby Books: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy & The First Year

Pdf Relationships Baby Books: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy & The First Year

Pdf:Baby Books: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy & The First Year.This 13+ hour-long audio program covers several important topics and will help you:Understand your little one's development stages during & after pregnancy.Anticipate and get through challenging pregnancy periods.Create a healthy & yummy diet for your little one during & after pregnancy.Prepare the house & car for your little one.Make your birth-giving experience as pleasant and stress-free as possible.Create successful sleeping and feeding routines.This audiobook also has information for dad!

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Baby Sleep Solution - Complete Guide for Modern Parents: A Step-by-Step Sleep Training to Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems. Learn No-Cry Sleep Methods for Newborn to School Age and Become Babywise

Pdf Relationships Baby Sleep Solution - Complete Guide for Modern Parents: A Step-by-Step Sleep Training to Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems. Learn No-Cry Sleep Methods for Newborn to School Age and Become Babywise

Pdf:Baby Sleep Solution - Complete Guide for Modern Parents: A Step-by-Step Sleep Training to Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems. Learn No-Cry Sleep Methods for Newborn to School Age and Become Babywise.If you're looking for a way to help your child get to sleep fast without crying, then keep reading....Let's face it. You're losing precious hours of sleep because your baby or young child is losing hours of sleep. Your baby wakes up in the middle of the night crying and won't fall back asleep. Your child's sleep problems seem numerous, and it feels like nothing will work. Sound familiar?If so, then the information inside of this audiobook is your answer. In this audiobook, you will learn everything you need to know about curing your baby's sleep problems. This is a step-by-step sleep training guide that will help establish a normal sleep pattern for your child. Do you want to help your child get all the rest they need? Do you want to regain control of your nights? Do you want peace of mind in knowing that your child is sound asleep? If so, then what are you waiting for?In this sleep training guide of baby, you will discover:Why your baby is cryingHow to deal with sleep problems: bed-wetting, sleep deprivation, soothingHealthy sleep cycles for your babyHow to minimize sleep disruptorsThe importance of establishing a good bedtime routineSleep tips for newborns to five-year-oldsHow to find out what your baby is crying about Simple plans and routines for sleepingPowerful sleep training solutionsThe importance of naptimeHow to soothe a crying babyMaybe you are still concerned that you won't be able to help get your child to sleep. Perhaps you're thinking that this sleeping method is not for you and your child. This audiobook is full of proven methods and techniques that will get your child to sleep fast.If you want to learn all about this baby sleep training program, then simply scroll up and take action by clicking the buy button on this page to get started today!

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The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Child

Pdf Relationships The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Child

Pdf:The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Child.America's foremost baby and childcare experts, William Sears, MD, and Martha Sears, RN, explain the benefits - to both you and your child - of connecting with your baby early.Might you and your baby both sleep better if you shared a bed? How old is too old for breastfeeding? What is a father's role in nurturing a newborn? How does early attachment foster a child's eventual independence? Dr. Bill and Martha Sears - the doctor-and-nurse, husband-and-wife team who coined the term "attachment parenting" - answer these and many more questions in this practical, inspiring guide. Attachment parenting is a style of parenting that encourages a strong early attachment and advocates parental responsiveness to babies' dependency needs.The Attachment Parenting Book clearly explains the seven "Baby Bs" that form the basis of this popular parenting style:BondingBreastfeedingBabywearingBelief in the language value of baby's cryBedding close to babyBalanceBeware of baby trainersHere's all the information you need to achieve your most important goals as a new parent: to know your child, to help your child feel right, and to enjoy parenting.

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It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book.

Pdf Relationships It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book.

Pdf:It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book..It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book.This cute Guest book contains:'In Celebration Of' title page for writing the baby's name and baby shower date100 individual pages for guests to write in their names and wishes / messages for parents and babyGift log recorder pages at end of the book to organize and record gifts from each guestSize 8.5 x 8.5 in (21.6 x 21.6 cm)This lovely Guest book is perfect for a great Baby Shower party. It will be a nice keepsake gift for the parents and baby for years to come. Have a wonderful happy Baby Shower!

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Defiant Child Blueprint: Solutions to Enjoy Stress-Free Parenting, Manage Explosive Triggers & End Frustration with Troubled Adolescents (Oppositional ... Disorder, ODD Disorder, Healthy Parenting)

Pdf Relationships Defiant Child Blueprint: Solutions to Enjoy Stress-Free Parenting, Manage Explosive Triggers & End Frustration with Troubled Adolescents (Oppositional ... Disorder, ODD Disorder, Healthy Parenting)

Pdf:Defiant Child Blueprint: Solutions to Enjoy Stress-Free Parenting, Manage Explosive Triggers & End Frustration with Troubled Adolescents (Oppositional ... Disorder, ODD Disorder, Healthy Parenting)."Become the greatest parent in the world who understands how to manage children and teens with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) so that you may coexist in peaceful, happy harmony. There is truly no place like home when everyone lives by the same rules and are on the same page!"Parents, teachers, role models, authority figures, and guardians have the most important job on the planet. They carry the responsibility of guiding generations of impactful youths to keep our planet thriving for the future. At times, this task can be very peaceful and easy. However, there are those difficult times when adolescents seem possessed with demons. The most common hardship parents experience is dealing with defiant children. Today you will learn how to overcome this major struggle.Focal points of Defiant Child Blueprint:Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) treatmentHow to counteract attention-seeking behaviorsODD strategies for kids and teensTips for parents raising a defiant childStrategies for teachers who want to stop classroom distractions Example success stories of defiant child behavior strategiesUnorthodox methods of intervention to treat your defiant childHow to establish boundaries, set rules, and discipline your childAnd more!!Money-Back Guarantee ProtectionIf you completed the book and you are not satisfied with the content, return it within 7 days and Amazon will refund 100% of your money back. I am highly confident that you’ll find the answers you are looking for, yet I still want to provide you with the protection you deserve. This is truly a win-win situation!Healthy parenting is right at the tip of your fingers. Most people claim that being a parent is the hardest job in the world. In reality, it is the most important job in the world that can be made easy if you know how kids work. Luckily, this book has the key solutions you are looking for. Get it today to finally enjoy well-deserved peace with your child!

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Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting―Beyond Babysitting

Pdf Relationships Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting―Beyond Babysitting

Pdf:Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting―Beyond Babysitting.Review 'Your children need help in raising your grandchildren - not because they are necessarily poor parents (though many are) but because they are, as all parents are, flawed parents. That's where you, the grandparent, come in. The power of grandparents to positively influence grandchildren cannot be overstated. Camp Grandma is an excellent and needed guide to becoming that grandparent. You - and your grandchildren - will be grateful you read it.'--Dennis Prager, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and columnist, New York Times bestselling author, and founder of Prager University.'By sharing her life experiences, Day demonstrates how to engage our grandchildren in meaningful opportunities to build their personal skills, and their loving relationships with each other and their families, while having fun at the same time. She shows us that the time today's active and capable grandparents spend with their grandchildren can be an enriching and impactful experience that goes well beyond our traditional view of grandparents as 'babysitters.''―Nancy J. Lavelle, PhD, Founder and President/CEO, Total Education Solutions, Inc.'A new and refreshing perspective on being a twenty-first-century grandmother. Readers will experience a compelling, sometimes humorous story and gain ideas and creative ways of helping their own grandchildren grow strong, think critically, and have fun all at the same time. Funny, wise, clever, practical, and helpful, this wonderful book presents a new layer to consider in the relationship between grandparent and grandchildren.'―Laree Kiely, PhD, President, WeWill, Inc. Read more About the Author As a young wife and stay-at-home mother, Marianne Waggoner Day was a “typical” June Cleaver housewife of the ’60s and ’70s―until her divorce necessitated “getting a job.” She started her career in sales and was promoted to various management positions. Ultimately, she became president of retail services for CBRE, where she led the largest commercial retail real estate practice in the world. Under her management, it outperformed the competition nearly two to one. Day was the first woman to earn a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 100-year-old company. She was a frequent speaker and facilitated learning and training sessions. Ten years ago, she elected to step down from her corporate role while continuing to consult with former clients and coach high-performing business professionals. Now in retirement, she has come full circle―from having her picture in the Wall Street Journal to spending much of her day caring for her grandchildren. Read more

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It's A Girl. Baby Shower Guest Book.

Pdf Relationships It's A Girl. Baby Shower Guest Book.

Pdf:It's A Girl. Baby Shower Guest Book..It's A Girl. Baby Shower Guest Book.This cute Guest book contains:'In Celebration Of' title page for writing the baby's name and baby shower date100 individual pages for guests to write in their names and wishes / messages for parents and babyGift log recorder pages at end of the book to organize and record gifts from each guestSize 8.5 x 8.5 in (21.6 x 21.6 cm)This lovely Guest book is perfect for a great Baby Shower party. It will be a nice keepsake gift for the parents and baby for years to come. Have a wonderful happy Baby Shower!

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The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding and Food Feeding: Smart Parents Should Know How and When To Feed Children

Pdf Relationships The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding and Food Feeding: Smart Parents Should Know How and When To Feed Children

Pdf:The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding and Food Feeding: Smart Parents Should Know How and When To Feed Children.Breastfeeding is something every woman should experience after childbirth not only because it helps to emotionally connect with the child but also because it has a lot of health benefits for the mother as well.Experiencing parenthood is a beautiful emotion that can't be penned down in words.  While the journey is exciting, there are a number of hurdles that new parents come across. It is important for parents to understand how to look after their baby in the most effective way and the right kind of food to help a baby develop and grow. Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to provide health and nourishment to your child. It also helps to strengthen the bond emotionally for mother and baby because it caters to the nurturing need of a child. Breastfeeding is a task that may seem tiring especially for women who plan to get back to work as soon as possible. If you are a new mother and you want to do what's right for your baby, breastfeeding is something you should consider.  Here Is A Preview of What You'll Learn...Understanding BreastfeedingGetting Accustomed To BreastfeedingBreastfeeding & IndependenceFood Feeding Guide & Understanding What Is Good for Your Baby​The Effects of Smoking on Breastfeeding How to Decrease the Effects of Cigarette on BreastfeedingUnderstanding the needs of your child always takes time so you need to be patient once you become a parent. Parenting is a journey and there are going to be hiccups along the way. All you need to do is stay prepared for them and face them together so you can raise a baby that's healthy and happy.

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Potty Training Made Easy: A Step by Step Guide on How to Toilet Train Your Child Fast

Pdf Relationships Potty Training Made Easy: A Step by Step Guide on How to Toilet Train Your Child Fast

Pdf:Potty Training Made Easy: A Step by Step Guide on How to Toilet Train Your Child Fast.How do you get your toddler to use the potty independently without raising a fuss? Potty training is a very important topic, just ask the mom of any toddler. This is one issue that has given several parents a tough time, yet if you do a quick search online, there is no end to claims that you can get your little one potty trained in a couple of days or less.If you are struggling with training your toddler to use the potty and it is not yielding a lot of success, the temptation is to think that maybe there is something wrong with you. Or with your child. If those thoughts are sneaking into your consciousness, then this is the time to resist temptation.There is likely nothing wrong with either you or your child. So how exactly are you supposed to potty train your child?That is a question that might be running through your mind, and it is a good one. The fact is that there are many methods to potty training and the one that will work for you depends largely on your child.It is easy to assume that a parent just automatically knows how to toilet train a child. But, it does not work that away. As a parent, it is important to learn how to do things properly. Of course, there are those who just intuitively know how to go about the potty training business and some children who just automatically start using the toilet by themselves. However, these are the exception and you probably do not know very many people like that. In fact, you probably don’t know anyone like that.What most people do is learn about the different methods of potty training and then pick the one that suits their child’s temperament and personality. What works for one child might not work for his sister. So understanding your child is imperative for successful toilet training.What does not work though, is shaming and mocking your child whenever accidents happen. This can have far-reaching negative effects on your child.The psychologist, Erikson believed that potty training was one of the eight important stages in the psychosocial development of a person. In particular, that toilet training was the most important stage between the ages 1 and 2. He believed that it was an event that led to self-confidence and self-control in a child, breeding greater freedom and the ability to do things on their own.Autonomy Vs Shame and DoubtIn order to achieve this autonomy in children, it is important that parents let the children do things on their own. This means not being too overprotective and certainly not shaming the child whenever there was a mistake.The result of the way you react to your child during this stage has a great significance on the child's world view later on. Whether your child goes on to become a confident and self-assured person or views the world through a lens of shame and doubt about his or abilities will depend a lot on the way you handle things during the potty training stage.Not to put pressure on you as a parent, this is merely a call for lots of patience during the toilet training phase. During any phase to be honest, but your toddler is going to need you to be patient and encouraging as she navigates her way through the strange, diaper-less world.Patience you say?Yes, asking you to be patient is easier said than done. There are times when it is going to seem as though your little angel is on a mission to test the limits of your patience. And there are times when mistakes are going to happen no matter how hard you try. Frankly, there is nothing as frustrating as placing your little one on the potty for what seems like endless hours and nothing happens. Only for him to go just as soon as he gets up from the potty, leaving you to clean up the mess.Those days are going to happen. There is not much you can do about that. However, this book seeks to share strategies and tips that can help you speed up the process and yes, build up your reserve of patience

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Best Hebrew Names for Babies: Popular Hebrew Baby Boys and Girls Name with Meanings

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Pdf:Best Hebrew Names for Babies: Popular Hebrew Baby Boys and Girls Name with Meanings.Modern time is the time of elegant and extraordinary names because the name is the identification of a person, the mirror of his whole life. That is why the name must be meaningful and clear. The choice of the name of the child is one of the first important responsibilities of the parents. They want the name of their child to be unique and extraordinary. They prepare themselves for this before the birth of the baby. They often do so with enthusiasm, but not without difficulties or reasons.Choosing a right and proper name for your child is not an easy task as it affects his or her whole character and lifestyle. Help is in your hands. We have prepared this book by choosing creative, traditional, modern, spiritual, familiar and classic names for your beloved babies. This book has been directly labelled with names and meanings so that you can quickly and easily find the name you want. This book contains all the names you are looking for. So what's up? Find the name for your child today simply, beautiful and better.

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It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book.

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Pdf:It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book..It's A Boy. Baby Shower Guest Book.This cute Guest book contains:'In Celebration Of' title page for writing the baby's name and baby shower date100 individual pages for guests to write in their names and wishes / messages for parents and babyGift log recorder pages at end of the book to organize and record gifts from each guestSize 8.5 x 8.5 in (21.6 x 21.6 cm)This lovely Guest book is perfect for a great Baby Shower party. It will be a nice keepsake gift for the parents and baby for years to come. Have a wonderful happy Baby Shower!

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Best Greek Names for Babies: Popular Greek Baby Boys and Girls Name with Meanings

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Pdf:Best Greek Names for Babies: Popular Greek Baby Boys and Girls Name with Meanings.Modern time is the time of elegant and extraordinary names because the name is the identification of a person, the mirror of his whole life. That is why the name must be meaningful and clear. The choice of the name of the child is one of the first important responsibilities of the parents. They want the name of their child to be unique and extraordinary. They prepare themselves for this before the birth of the baby. They often do so with enthusiasm, but not without difficulties or reasons.Choosing a right and proper name for your child is not an easy task as it affects his or her whole character and lifestyle. Help is in your hands. We have prepared this book by choosing creative, traditional, modern, spiritual, familiar and classic names for your beloved babies. This book has been directly labelled with names and meanings so that you can quickly and easily find the name you want. This book contains all the names you are looking for. So what's up? Find the name for your child today simply, beautiful and better.

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Baby Steps: Daily Life Journal -- First Three Months of Your Baby's Life

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Pdf:Baby Steps: Daily Life Journal -- First Three Months of Your Baby's Life.This is your daily and weekly life journal for both you and your baby. Included in this journal, are approximately 90 days for you to record the daily notes about your baby. It is a simple way to document the changes in their lives. It is also a great tool to take with you to your well-baby appointments and share with your doctor. In addition, there are approximately 12 weekly reflection journal pages - created for you to stop and review the week, set goals for the next, and to take time to be real about taking care of yourself as well. When you have to write it down, you are much more likely to follow through.Also included is a generic milestones page, because your baby is unique and special. A generic appointment log is also included so you have a record of all past and future visits to the doctor. We hope you love and cherish every moment of this adventure we call being a parent. Thank you for using Baby Steps to record your memories, feedings, diapers, milestones, and anything else that happens over the next three months of life. This is just the first three months. More to come.

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Newborn Care: Everything You Need to Know About Baby First Year: Pregnancy and Newborn Care, Book 3

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Pdf:Newborn Care: Everything You Need to Know About Baby First Year: Pregnancy and Newborn Care, Book 3.Baby's first year? Everything you need to know is here!This is an audiobook that is filled with great tips and suggestions to help you through the transition of being a person without children to becoming a new mother and parent. It is all wonderful and fascinating giving birth for the first time, but it can also be a very draining process. In this audiobook, there will be some suggestions on nutrition for you to try and for your new baby.This audiobook offers great advice in different areas that you may find difficult to deal with at times by offering you some great coping skills in dealing with the stresses of being a new mother. But I can assure you the good news is that there will be many precious moments that you and your baby will experience for the first time together during the first year.Congratulations on becoming a new mother. This will be one of the most remarkable achievements you will ever accomplish in your life! Be proud of this wonderful miracle you have brought into this world, and love the precious moments you have with your new miracle!Here is a preview of what you'll learn:About newborn's nutritionAbout finding yourself alone and dealing with itAbout breastfeedingExercises for new momsEverything you need to know about day careAnd moreDownload your copy now!Take action right away to learn how to get prepared for baby care during the first year in the audiobook Newborn Care: Everything You Need to Know About Baby First Year.

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Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting—Beyond Babysitting

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Pdf:Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting—Beyond Babysitting.Warm cookies and milk are still okay, but what if they came with a workshop on goal setting or writing a business plan for the school year? Camp Grandma is full of innovative ideas that Marianne Waggoner Day, a highly successful businesswoman who became a committed and dedicated grandmother, modified from her working life in an effort to connect with her grandchildren. Along the way, she realized that in teaching her grandchildren, she in turn was learning some unexpected and invaluable lessons from them. Here, Day offers a new and refreshing perspective on grandparenting. Readers will be introduced to a compelling, sometimes humorous, and totally unexpected twist on a role people often take for granted—as well as enter into the larger societal conversation we should be having about the possibilities and value of grandparenting and how the women’s movement has reinvigorated and reshaped women’s approach to being grandmothers. Full of ideas and creative ways for grandparents to help their grandchildren grow strong, think critically, and have fun all at the same time, Camp Grandma reveals the importance of grandparenting and the value of passing on traditions, knowledge, and wisdom to the new generation. Babysitter? Not even close.

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No Biting, Third Edition: Solutions and Support for Toddler Programs

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Pdf:No Biting, Third Edition: Solutions and Support for Toddler Programs.About the Author Gretchen Kinnell is the assistant director of the Child Care Council of Onondaga County (Syracuse), New York. She has logged thousands of hours training people who work with young children in programs such as child care centers, nursery schools, family child care settings, Head Start, and public-school preschool programs. A former special education teacher, preschool teacher, and adult education teacher, Gretchen is the author of Good Going: Successful Potty Training for Children in Child Care. Read more

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Natural Baby & Toddler Treats: Homemade, Nourishing Recipes for Baby and Beyond

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Pdf:Natural Baby & Toddler Treats: Homemade, Nourishing Recipes for Baby and Beyond.Create a foundation of healthy habits and discerning palettes from the start! Learn the ins and outs of introducing food so good, even you will want to eat it! This adorable and innovative cookbook is packed full of easy recipes that are bursting with flavor and nutrients to expand your baby’s palette and give them the vitamins they need to thrive. Work your way through flavorful purees that will delight your baby’s taste buds and get them excited for real food. Then, you’ll transition into little bites, breakfast bowls, smoothies, and special lunch box and snacktime treats, that get them ready to participate in family mealtime! (And enjoy the special mamas-only chapter at the end—you deserve it!). Recipes include: Roasted banana and pears with cinnamonZucchini mashed potatoes with thymeCurry coconut sweet potatoesSpinach and lentil frittersMini whole wheat vanilla wafflesTropical coconut chia puddingCocoa spinach protein smoothieMini cheddar, sweet potato, and leek frittatasBaked fish sticksSo many more! 

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She Ain't It - Platinum Edition: How to Expose Damaged, Desperate, and Deceitful Women & Find Your Game Changer

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Pdf:She Ain't It - Platinum Edition: How to Expose Damaged, Desperate, and Deceitful Women & Find Your Game Changer.Finally, an audiobook that cuts through all that nice-guy nonsense and tells you the truth about dating in the 21st century and how to sidestep manipulators, gold diggers, petty brats, and messy girls that live for drama and attention. Real women still want real men! She Ain't It will go step by step to show you how to expose eye candy with daddy issues and insecurities and attain those ladies who have their sh*t together. How to meet them, how to date them, how to initiate sex, and how to test them throughout the journey so nothing slips by you. This audiobook is the ultimate guide to dating and maintaining relationships. Any sucker can get girls these days, this is about finding a woman! You can't afford to keep wasting your time with damaged goods and desperate ring chasers, it's time to upgrade to the master level of dating and find your game changer.  Ladies, don't feel left out. This could easily be called He Ain't It because these same lessons apply to women looking to upgrade themselves and attract quality men. Any woman that's willing to take a hard look at her own life, can easily use the secrets and strategies in this book to Spartan up and turn their lives around as well. Award-winning author G.L. Lambert has proven methods that have already helped countless men and women hit reset and reclaim their lives - now it's your time!

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Yelling in Pasties: The Wet Coast Confessions of an Anxious Slut

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Pdf:Yelling in Pasties: The Wet Coast Confessions of an Anxious Slut.Can you really be a shy, exhibitionistic, socially anxious slut all at the same time?Twenty years into her marriage, Kat and her husband faced head-on the great underlying fear of most monogamous people: My partner wants to have sex with other people. For them, that truth led to a rollercoaster of new sexual and romantic adventures. After starting things off with a fun and friendly threesome, this couple explore ethical non-monogamy through swinging, casual sex, group sex, solo dating, and eventually stumble into polyamory. Kat Stark tells the story of her first three years in non-monogamy, and how her life and relationship(s) evolved, from the dirty, dirty sex to the heartbreak and back again, without glossing over the parts where she effed it right up. Along the way, she discovers squirting orgasms, plays with all the awesome sex toys she can get her hands (and other body parts) on, and comes to a far deeper understanding about how her brain - and heart - work. Come on this very sexy journey; where asking is the key to getting what you want, and where rejecting the shame and associated with being a sexually audacious woman is the gateway to becoming the truest version of oneself.

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The Arts of Seduction

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Pdf:The Arts of Seduction.The Arts of Seduction is a guide to having great sex in the 21st century. It seeks to make what has been largely reduced to an act of instant gratification a rather more pleasurable experience. Drawing inspiration from the Kama Sutra, whose groundbreaking attitudes towards sex remain relevant thousands of years after it was first composed, the book delves into numerous techniques and refinements that elevate sex to an altogether different level - whether it is innovative codes for love messages, the effects of applying perfume to different parts of the body, the many different types of kissing, where and how to massage your lover's feet or what kind of jewellery to wear during lovemaking. Accessible, sensuous and full of surprises, The Arts of Seduction will forever change the way you think about love and lovemaking.

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Pickup Artist: Blast Your Game into the Stratosphere: Dating for Men, Picking up Women, Book 3

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Pdf:Pickup Artist: Blast Your Game into the Stratosphere: Dating for Men, Picking up Women, Book 3.So you know what you're doing with girls, but you're still not able to get those really high-level girls you really want. Well, that's probably because you're lacking the strategies that you need to blast your game into the stratosphere. You're in luck today, because that's what this audiobook is all about. I'm going to share with you some of the most advanced strategies and mindsets that have ever been devised for picking up women. So if you're not getting the kinds of girls you like with what you're currently doing and you're seeking that edge, then you have found it! Look, I've tried every single strategy out there when it comes to pickup, and I've field tested them all, and most of the stuff out there doesn't work. But the stuff you'll be getting in this audiobook most definitely works! How do I know it works? Because I've field tested this stuff myself! However, the strategies and mindsets contained in this audiobook are quite powerful, so before you delve into them, just promise me that you'll use them for good, and not for evil, okay? Does that sound like a fair deal for you? Okay, great! Deal!

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Réussir son couple, c'est possible !

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Pdf:Réussir son couple, c'est possible !.À une époque où un couple sur deux va se séparer dans les dix ans, prenant le contre-pied de l'idéologie dominante, Brigitte Lahaie propose un véritable plaidoyer pour cette institution et n'hésite pas à nous conseiller d'assumer le couple "pour le meilleur et pour le pire". Avec un peu de "travail" et de bonne volonté, l'amour peut durer ! Si vous êtes dans une relation plutôt harmonieuse, ce livre vous permettra de l'améliorer. Si vous traversez quelques difficultés, il vous donnera des éléments qui vous permettront de reprendre espoir. Et si vous êtes à deux doigts de rompre, il vous permettra de savoir de quel côté faire pencher la balance : partir ou rebondir ?Forte de son expérience personnelle et professionnelle, ayant recueilli les confidences de milliers d'auditeurs, Brigitte Lahaie passe en revue dix points que tout couple devrait méditer, notamment l'image que l'on a du couple, la sexualité, la nécessité de la communication, l'importance d'avoir un jardin secret, l'infidélité, les questions à se poser au moment de rompre. Chaque chapitre se conclut par un test qui vous permettra de vous confronter à la réalité de votre couple. Vous trouverez dans cet ouvrage des recettes pratiques, fondées sur la communication, la compréhension, la tendresse et la complicité.Brigitte Lahaie, spécialiste des questions de couple et de sexualité, a distillé conseils et écoute attentive auprès d'un public d'auditeurs très fidèle pendant 15 ans sur RMC, et aujourd'hui sur SUD RADIO. Elle a toujours défendu une sexualité libre et responsable, sans tabou mais avec sincérité, afin de libérer la société de ses carcans moralisateurs. Elle dirige la collection Psycho-Love à la Musardine.

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A Girl's Faith: A Memoir by Karina Calver

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Pdf:A Girl's Faith: A Memoir by Karina Calver.Review 'This memoir is a monumental act of courage by the author. Victims of sexual exploitation go through an unspeakable emotional journey, which is full of despondency, shame and secrets. Karina has walked through the fire, emerged like a phoenix from the ashes and fearlessly shares her story. This book is a must-read because more than anything, it is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and its absolute refusal to succumb to darkness.' ~  Lavina Valiram, Author of Part Star Part Dust, Entrepreneur & Blogger 'Karina's journey reminds us that we can overcome any past trauma with courage and with the right guidance. It is not a story of victimization, but more accurately one of having lived through it and survived. It is a must-read for those going through trauma and seeking 'light at the end of the tunnel'.' ~ Michelle Tanmizi, Behavioural Coach and Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Writer. 'Reading this book makes forgiveness of any kind seem possible. Karina shares her story vulnerably and proactively, channeling the intense emotion of her experiences and turning it into wisdom she has that is relevant and impacting to all. A must read for anyone on a journey of self-love, discovery and recovery.' ~ Keshia Hannam, Co-Founder, Camel Assembly & Journalist. 'Brought together with a common cause by the #MeToo movement, Karina is one of the bravest people I have ever met. Her personal story is one of a young girl's abuse and then of a fierce woman's survival. I cried for the little girl and I cheered for the courageous Karina: her passion, her determination and her ability to forgive above all else. This memoir is just the first chapter of a life still to be lived, loved and be told I look forward to the sequel!' ~ Karen See, Co-Founder, Embrace Worldwide. 'The passion Karina brings to her fitness is the same passion you feel when reading A Girl's Faith; a story of empowerment every female possesses but has held back due to society's taboos. Karina openly shares her struggles and breakthroughs to empower us to overcome those fears and barriers as well.' ~ Stephanie Poelman, Managing Director at Pherform Gym. 'Karina's story is one that needs to be told, especially in the  wake of #MeToo. That an ordinary, middle class girl from an educated family can suffer for years without anyone noticing is a testament to the widespread nature of sexual abuse against women across the world. A Girl's Faith will change you and will make you wonder: who else? A must read.' ~ Sonalie Figueiras,Co-Founder of Green Queen. 'I simply love your spirit. Fighting spirit indeed. Truly inspiring. Your strength, your resilience are a testament to us. What you have been through and what you have become defied the odds. It's heartwarming knowing you.' ~  Alain Ngalani, Founder of Impakt MMA Gym, World Champion Kickboxer. 'I am writing to you to applaud you for having the courage to write a book on a topic which continues to remain one of the darkest social taboos of our society. We sure hope that your book becomes a medium to sensitize the masses about the harsh realities of incest abuse.' ~ Supreet Dhiman, End Incest Trust.'Karina is one of the bravest women I know. Her indomitable spirit - a mixture of sass, courage and empathy has served her well. She has faced tremendous odds yet continues to slay dragons and defy worlds and, most importantly, speak her truth. Her willingness to open the door and shed light into the most private, painful experiences of her life offers a voice of hope to the millions of women across the globe who can identify with her words.' ~ Shakti Sutriasa - LCSW, MA - Founder of Decide Differently and Popular Meditation Teacher.'Karina is the 'change she wishes to see'. Through sharing her painful journey through sexual abuse by a trusted family member, and moving on to forgiving the perpetrator and becoming a counselor and supporter of others, Karina shows us to a way to move forward. Her book also raises consciousness, which is very important especially in these times when victims are mocked and laughed at by leaders of some countries and ordinary people. I have watched Karina walk through the arduous path and emerge with her faith restored in her fellow human beings and being dedicated to help make a good life for all.' ~ Rama Ramanadhan.'An inspiring true story of love, hope, and victory - and of one woman who was determined to make a difference in the wake of a crime. I applaud her ability to rise above, forgive and be a model of courage for others. If you want to know what courage looks like then please meet Karina Calver.' ~  Judy O'Beirn, International Best-selling Author of Unwavering Strength Series.'Karina embodies supreme courage in how she transcended a tragic personal life event. The stories in A Girl's Faith are both captivating and inspiring. It will be an unforgettable experience you won't want to miss; the secret to feeling alive again are within these pages.' ~ Jennie Lynn, #1 Best-selling Author of Magnetic Love.'Karina Calver holds nothing back in her memoir, A Girl's Faith. Her riveting story brings inspiration and hope to those impacted by sexual assault, and it will be used as a teaching tool to educate future generations about one of most pressing issues of our time.' ~ AJ Garcia, Director of ARM Sanctuary, Creator / Host of The Woke Stutters Podcast.  Read more From the Author Who am I and why am I bothering to write this book? These are very valid and reasonable questions. The simple answer is that I am Komal Daswani. That might confuse or surprise some of you because on the cover you can clearly see another name; Karina Calver. So, you may wonder, which is it? Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever And What to Do About It

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Pdf:The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever And What to Do About It.Review 'Katherine Lewis has written a smart, compassionate book for the 21st century parent. Forget the carrot-and-stick approach to redirecting children's' behavior. We can help our kids develop their inner motivation for behaving well - while simultaneously forging lasting family bonds - by following the wise guidance in Bad Behavior.'―Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of When and Drive'Childhood - and parenting - have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior. That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, The Good News About Bad Behavior.'―NPR'An engaging, conversational writer, Lewis intersperses the neurological deep-dive with fly-on-the-wall reporting on families in action and examples from her parent-training group... Lewis provides a reassuring road map forward. And a little more help with the laundry won't hurt, either.'―Seattle Times'An approach to child-rearing that allows for 'the messiness of childhood.' As children today navigate tech and social media, a changing landscape of play, and a culture more oriented to personal success than family well-being, Lewis argues that we can no longer rely on old methods of discipline such as time outs.'―KQED'Lewis proposes ... that, instead of simply levying a punishment in the moment, parents come up with agreements with their kids and clearly define the consequences for violating them.'―Washingtonian'Household jobs can build a child's capability, helping them practice independence and autonomy, foster connection with the family and help them become capable adults, according to 'The Good News About Bad Behavior,' an insightful new book.'―San Francisco Chronicle'Lewis wrote her book in response to what she sees as a crisis of self-regulation among kids today. This, she explains, is the reason why nearly half of today's children will develop a mood disorder, behavioral disorder or substance abuse problem by age 18.'―CNN'At a time when families are feeling pressed for time and stressed by the demands of modern living, Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes an urgent case for connection, communication and giving children space to develop their own capability. With compelling stories and research, Lewis's book is a welcome guide through the land mines of modern parenting.'―Brigid Schulte, award-winning journalist, director of The Better Life Lab at New America, and author of the New York Times bestseller Overwhelmed 'Katherine Reynolds Lewis, armed with the latest behavioral science research and her eye-opening journalistic inquiry, introduces a new discipline model.... An absolute must-read for anyone raising or teaching 'difficult' children, and insightful to anyone eager to teach kids how to regulate their own behavior and ultimately thrive in society on their own.'―Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult and Real American'The Good News About Bad Behavior is the book parents and teachers need in order to understand the link between empathy and genuine, human connection to positive behavioral outcomes. Lewis explains how children's lack of self-regulation and resilience is at the root of so many modern parenting dilemmas and gives practical, useful advice for how to do better for our kids. The Good News About Bad Behavior is an important addition to my parenting and education library.'―Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure Read more About the Author Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an award-winning independent journalist based in the Washington, DC, area who regularly writes for The Atlantic, Fortune, USA Today's magazine group, the Washington Post, and Working Mother magazine. Lewis's byline has also appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, MSN Money, Money, Mother Jones, the New York Times, Parade, Slate, and the Washington Post Magazine. Her work has won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Chicago Headline Club. She has received fellowships from the Carey Institute for Global Good, the National Press Foundation, the Poynter Institute, and the University of Maryland's Casey Journalism Center. Residencies include Le Moulin à Nef, Ragdale, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her media appearances include CNN, NPR, Bloomberg television and radio, and HuffPost Live, as well as numerous radio programs nationally and internationally. In 2008, Lewis created a website on working moms for About.com, which she ran until 2014, attracting millions of readers to the site, its blog, and a weekly newsletter. She is a certified parent educator with the Parent Encouragement Program in Kensington, Maryland. Read more

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Dragon Worriers: Stories, Worksheets & Therapeutic Tools to Overcome Childhood Anxiety

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Pdf:Dragon Worriers: Stories, Worksheets & Therapeutic Tools to Overcome Childhood Anxiety.About the Author Dawn DePasquale, MA, LMHC, has over fifteen years experience treating children and their families for a variety of mental health disorders She has trained mental health professionals all over the U.S. on the treatment of anxiety disorders in children. Read more

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Uproar: Calm Leadership in Anxious Times

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Pdf:Uproar: Calm Leadership in Anxious Times.Review Dr. Murray Bowen was a pioneer in his ground-breaking thinking regarding the human family. Dr. Ed Friedman extended that thinking in his area of expertise. Dr. Peter Steinke continues the process. In a clearly written and intriguingly referenced book, Dr. Steinke keeps our interest and curiosity engaged from the beginning to the end. His book combines both the theoretical and practical and does so in a straight-forward and compelling style. A job well done. (Kathy Wiseman, Bowen Center for the Study of the Family)The book is an absolute pleasure to read. I’m going to pass it around to the leadership team at my advertising agency. (Gloria Beth Amodeo, TBWA/Health Care)In industries where every day is different and performance is critical, much can be learned from the ideas presented in Uproar. Fascinating! I think the airlines would be very interested in a training module that teaches the ideas presented in the book. (Dana Stokes, United Airlines)During a season of widespread societal and organizational disruption, Peter Steinke is just the mentor that leaders need right now. He makes sense of our experience, challenges our worst inclinations, and tutors our best intentions. In words both bracing and helpful, UPROAR will be my new go-to resource for education, non-profit, and religious leaders who are striving to be calm and courageous amidst the swirl of anxious colleagues and congregations. (Tod Bolsinger, Fuller Seminary) Read more About the Author Peter L. Steinke is an internationally recognized leadership consultant who has served as a parish pastor, therapist, director of a counseling center, educator, and executive director of Healthy Congregations. He is the author of several books, including Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What. Read more

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To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma

Pdf Relationships To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma

Pdf:To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma.Review “To Have and to Hold speaks to so many women’s experiences of motherhood and marriage. Molly’s expertise shines on every page, and she writes beautifully.  This book is exactly what I would be looking for if I were a new mother.” (Dr. Sue Johnson, bestselling author of Hold Me Tight)“A love note to mothers everywhere, movingly written, To Have and to Hold shines a powerful light on aspects of motherhood too long shrouded in shame. Millwood’s refrain— you are not alone, and what you’re feeling is normal—is as empowering as it is healing.” (Dr. Craig Malkin, lecturer, Harvard Medical School, author of  Rethinking Narcissism )“As a culture, we largely ignore the emotional health and wellbeing of new mothers. To Have and to Hold  provides an insightful and nuanced perspective from which to view the challenges facing so many women. Dr. Millwood’s writing is highly readable and her tone deeply kind. Thank you for pulling us out of the shame cave and into the light.” (Amy Mandeville O’Meara, WHNP, DrNP, AGNP, author of Maternity, Newborn, and Women’s Health Nursing)“In To Have and to Hold, Molly Millwood has rendered an affecting portrait of the complexities of modern motherhood with compassion and empathy. While the mundanities of caring for young children can obscure the beauty of the act—as well as disorient us from ourselves—her gentle guidance will help readers find meaning, connection, and joy amid the chaos.” (Leah Weiss, PhD, author of How We Work, Lecturer at Stanford Business School, and founding faculty member of Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program)“A compassionate book that affirms that emotional difficulties for new mothers are not anomalous but universal and can extend well past the immediate postpartum period, with profound effects on their relationships with their spouses.” (Publishers Weekly)“Although there are books on what to expect during pregnancy, there are few resources that address the major shifts that happen once a family welcomes a new baby. Drawing from research, her clinical practice, and her own life, [psychologist] Millwood explores attachment, marital strife, gender roles, and other essential topics.” (Booklist (starred review))“Informative, entertaining, and enlightening research and personal reflections on the multifaceted ways children change a person forever.” (Kirkus Reviews) Read more About the Author Dr. Molly Millwood holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with advanced specialized training in marital therapy and intimate relationships.  After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Millwood joined the faculty of Saint Michael's College in Vermont where she is now a tenured professor and clinical supervisor. She teaches a course in marital therapy to graduate students earning their master’s degrees in clinical psychology, and her popular undergraduate course, The Psychology of Marriage & Relationships. She has published research articles on marital distress in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented her work at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association and other national conferences. Dr. Millwood is also a licensed psychologist in private practice where she is particularly known for her work with couples and with women navigating the transition to parenthood. She was a founding member of Vermont’s Postpartum Wellness Project, a community-based initiative to promote mental and physical wellness in new mothers through the services of a multidisciplinary team of practitioners. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two young children.  Read more

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Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships

Pdf Relationships Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships

Pdf:Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships.About the Author Ronald J. Frederick, PhD, co-founded the Center for Courageous Living in Beverly Hills, California, and is a senior faculty member of the Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Institute. For over twenty years, he has provided emotion-centered, experiential therapy to individuals and couples and actively trains other psychotherapists. Frederick is the author of the bestselling book Living Like You Mean It and a recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Malyon-Smith Scholarship Award for his research on the fear of intimacy. He lectures and teaches workshops around the world. Read more

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Five True Things: A Little Guide to Embracing Life's Big Challenges

Pdf Relationships Five True Things: A Little Guide to Embracing Life's Big Challenges

Pdf:Five True Things: A Little Guide to Embracing Life's Big Challenges.Review “A lucid, thought-provoking, and illuminating book about the realities of human existence—a wonderfully useful guide to fluid acceptance of life as it is.” —Martha Beck, author of Finding Your Own North Star Read more About the Author David Richo, PhD, MFT, is a psychotherapist, teacher, writer, and workshop leader whose work emphasizes the benefits of mindfulness and loving-kindness in personal growth and emotional well-being. He is the author of numerous books, including How to Be an Adult in Relationships. Read more

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Sex: 4 Books in 1 - How to Talk Dirty, Kama Sutra, Tantric Sex, Sex Positions

Pdf Relationships Sex: 4 Books in 1 - How to Talk Dirty, Kama Sutra, Tantric Sex, Sex Positions

Pdf:Sex: 4 Books in 1 - How to Talk Dirty, Kama Sutra, Tantric Sex, Sex Positions.Sex: 4 Books in 1Make your partner ask for more!Thinking of what exciting activities you can do to your partner that will make your relationship hot and exciting? This book will uncover the secrets of your partner's cravings in sex and an oozing number of tips that you and your partner will enjoy together may help you in restoring and making your relationship like it's new again through your body's communication.This book includes:Book 1: How to Talk DirtyDrive your lover insane: Over 500 dirty talk examples that will have them going gonzo, scaling the walls and pleading for sex (A How-to Guide that will Unleash the Sexual Beast and Spice Up your Sex Life)A book brimming with over 500 samples of how to talk dirty. A manual on the right way to set your lover on fire with lust and desire.Book 2: Kama SutraMore than 100 old and new practices for a blissful sex lifeA book busting at the seams with over 50 simple hacks and tricks plucked straight from the Kama Sutra. A manual with Tom and Jane in mind. A manual that makes having multiple orgasm seem like a breeze and not a dream.Book 3: Tantric Sex ReduxTantric Sex 101: The How to Guide of Tantric Sex (Over 50 Hacks to Turn Your Sex Life on Its Head)No more problems with a trigger happy pistol. No more hiccups with a sexual lust that sparks out right after the opening act. No more pitfalls with not understanding what foreplay is. Drive your lover mad, drive them up the wall, drive them to that place where they can't take it anymore.Book 4: Mind Blowing Sex PositionsOver 100 erotic sex tips, hacks, and workarounds smut-filled golden nuggets of wisdom by prosIt's not just about getting into a mountain of flesh and playing hide the salami in odd and bizarre ways. It's not just about giving your love life and sexual adventures a shot of Prozac straight in the arm. It's not just about free basing Kama Sutra positions like your an addict who just discovered his genitals. It's about having fun, breaking the missionary rule, and not dying in the process.Grab you copy now and start your hot and steamy adventure with your loved one.

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Embracing the Unknown: Life Lessons from the Tibetan Book of the Dead

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Pdf:Embracing the Unknown: Life Lessons from the Tibetan Book of the Dead.Life, death, and rebirth - Pema Chödrön on the Tibetan Book of the DeadWhat happens when we die? One of the most treasured resources for understanding this essential question is the Tibetan Book of the Dead. With Embracing the Unknown, Pema Chödrön delves into the teachings of this extraordinary Buddhist text - not only for what it tells us about the journey of the soul beyond this life but also as a source of profound wisdom for navigating the uncertainty we face each day in "the bardo of this life". In this landmark appearance recorded live at the Omega Institute, Pema explores the universal mystery of life, death, and rebirth, including:What is the bardo? How any state between an ending and a beginning gives us an unparalleled opportunity for transformationWhat is rebirth? Pema takes a deeper look at this concept and how it also occurs in our moment-to-moment experienceCan we let go? Guidance for honoring the difficult emotions of fear, sadness, and grief with an open and curious heartHow can we prepare? Meditation techniques and everyday practices for befriending change, groundlessness, and the unknownWhat can we really know about death? Why the teachings of the Book of the Dead are valuable no matter what you believe"Death isn't just something that happens at the end," teaches Pema. "Life is continually arising, dwelling, ceasing, and arising. It's a cycle that goes on every day, and continues to go on forever." Featuring insightful Q&A sessions with a live audience, Embracing the Unknown invites you to explore the most daunting and liberating truth of our human experience - guided by Pema Chödrön's hallmark blend of insight, humor, and fearless love. 

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Biblical Portrait of Grandparenthood: Discovering and Living Out God’s Design for Our Role

Pdf Relationships Biblical Portrait of Grandparenthood: Discovering and Living Out God’s Design for Our Role

Pdf:Biblical Portrait of Grandparenthood: Discovering and Living Out God’s Design for Our Role.Did you know grandparenting is God's idea? He created it. He designed it, and the Bible clearly defines it. Understanding and enthusiastically embracing the role is key to our effectiveness as a grandparent. Biblical Portrait of Grandparenthood highlights specific Scriptures that reveal God's unique design for the role of a grandparent. Through a series of penetrating questions designed for self-reflection, discover how well you are fulfilling His plan. Also learn practical ways you can influence and impact the lives of your grandchildren through your attitudes, words, and actions.

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365 Women Quotes: Daily Women Empowerment Quotes to Gain More Self-Confidence, Become More Productive and Achieve Your Wildest Goals

Pdf Relationships 365 Women Quotes: Daily Women Empowerment Quotes to Gain More Self-Confidence, Become More Productive and Achieve Your Wildest Goals

Pdf:365 Women Quotes: Daily Women Empowerment Quotes to Gain More Self-Confidence, Become More Productive and Achieve Your Wildest Goals.The fight of women for women has come a long way, and there’s a much longer way to go.Doesn’t it bother you that women were once considered “inferior”? How about the fact that women were deprived of education and women were a “burden” to a family?These sucks. We cannot change the past (maybe not yet) but we DEFINITELY have the power to shape the present and to craft a better tomorrow.In this book, you’ll find out 365 of some of the most empowering women quotes.

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BAE Best Aunt Ever: Blank Lined Notebook Journal Diary Composition Notepad 120 Pages 6x9 Paperback ( Aunt Gift )

Pdf Relationships BAE Best Aunt Ever: Blank Lined Notebook Journal Diary Composition Notepad 120 Pages 6x9 Paperback ( Aunt Gift )

Pdf:BAE Best Aunt Ever: Blank Lined Notebook Journal Diary Composition Notepad 120 Pages 6x9 Paperback ( Aunt Gift ).Only $6.99! Perfect Journal, Diary, Notebook • Amazing design and high quality cover and paper. • Matte Cover. • Perfect size 6x9" • No Spiral • Use it as a journal, note taking, composition notebook, makes a great gift!

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So, You're Raising Your Grandkids: Tested Tips, Research, Real-Life Stories to Make Your Life Easier

Pdf Relationships So, You're Raising Your Grandkids: Tested Tips, Research, Real-Life Stories to Make Your Life Easier

Pdf:So, You're Raising Your Grandkids: Tested Tips, Research, Real-Life Stories to Make Your Life Easier.According to the US Census Bureau, more than 10 percent of all American grandparents are raising their grandkids, and the number is increasing. Included in this book are topics such as methods for improving grandparent-grandchild communication, ideas for how you can connect with your grandchild's school, the latest child development information, and more. Hodgson draws on her 21 years of caregiving experience, including seven years of raising her twin grandkids.

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Mama: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Mom, Mama Bear

Pdf Relationships Mama: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Mom, Mama Bear

Pdf:Mama: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Mom, Mama Bear.Lined Notebook Features:110 blank lined white pagesDuo sided college ruled sheetsProfessionally designed soft matte cover6" x 9" dimensions; portable and lightweight size for work, desk or schoolPerfect for jotting down thoughts, taking notes, writing, organizing, goal setting, meeting notes, doodling, drawing, lists, journaling and brainstormingNotebooks and journals make a great gift for a friend or relative for any occasion

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Mimi Because I'm Too Cool To Be Called Grandma: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Grandma

Pdf Relationships Mimi Because I'm Too Cool To Be Called Grandma: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Grandma

Pdf:Mimi Because I'm Too Cool To Be Called Grandma: Blank Lined Notebook to Write In for Notes, To Do Lists, Notepad, Journal, Funny Gifts for Grandma.Lined Notebook Features:110 blank lined white pagesDuo sided college ruled sheetsProfessionally designed soft matte cover6" x 9" dimensions; portable and lightweight size for work, desk or schoolPerfect for jotting down thoughts, taking notes, writing, organizing, goal setting, meeting notes, doodling, drawing, lists, journaling and brainstormingNotebooks and journals make a great gift for a friend or relative for any occasion

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Cousin Finder: Genealogy Chart

Pdf Relationships Cousin Finder: Genealogy Chart

Pdf:Cousin Finder: Genealogy Chart.40 BLANK decorative Genealogy Charts are included in this book! Determining the kinship past "first cousins" just became easier. The Cousin Finder Genealogy Chart is an ingenious tool that helps you understand cousin relations through six generations. The Cousin Finder explains how two lines of descendants are related. The common grandparent produces offspring each of whom create different lines of descendants, thus the need for multiple charts. Each decorative chart measures 8 inches by 9 inches and is suitable for framing. Leave this book intact with the relationships between your family members recorded in your own handwriting, or file the charts away in your genealogy research, or remove the charts from the book and share with loved ones. Bring clarity to every holiday and family gathering when the conversations turn to how extended families are related to each other. The Cousin Finder book of charts is a MUST for the family researcher. You will love it, so order two copies so you have a book of charts to share.

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The Hostage In The Basement: Lessons She Taught Me

Pdf Relationships The Hostage In The Basement: Lessons She Taught Me

Pdf:The Hostage In The Basement: Lessons She Taught Me.The abuse kept her imprisoned but she found a way to free herself - step by step up the basement stairs. What she learned at each step can help you to escape whatever holds you hostage. Many people have asked me throughout the years how I managed to move on with my life after all that I have gone through. That is the true purpose of this book - to tell you how I did it - because for many of us, that is the hardest part, the part that nobody tells you how to do. If you survive and escape a past of abuse, how do you even start to find a new “normal?” A better “normal?” For anyone who is out there trying to move on from any difficulty you have endured, I hope you make the journey up the figurative stairs in your own life, whatever they are built of. I recognize the courage that such a climb takes. The climb cannot be made without effort, but once you are at the top of the stairs, you will be amazed at how much easier the air is to breathe up here.

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Our Three-Ring Circus: Practical Ideas for Multigenerational Family Living

Pdf Relationships Our Three-Ring Circus: Practical Ideas for Multigenerational Family Living

Pdf:Our Three-Ring Circus: Practical Ideas for Multigenerational Family Living.Welcome to the syncopated rhythms of life in a multigenerational family of six, ranging in age from five to seventy. This story highlights a three-ring-circus-like life with humor and practical suggestions for others who may want to combine several generations under one roof. The book explains how a couple, their two daughters and their families balance physical house design, family dynamics, and financial needs to enjoy life together.This guide explores clear and useful strategies for successfully combining households, from the moving process through the honeymoon phase and into life's ongoing challenges and adaptations. A first time author, the seventy-year-old grandmother outlines her observations and useful tips on managing family interactions, privacy needs, aging, culture shock, finance, and health.In the bonus section, the other five family members, and even the dogs, share their views of the benefits and challenges of living together. Through love, patience, humor, and determination, their contributions enrich the reader's overall understanding of successful multigenerational life.Chapters include:Under the Big Top -- How We Make It WorkHe Said, She Said -- Communication is KeyPut On Your Pants -- Privacy MattersThe Hairy Spot -- Cleaning ConcernsIn Pooping News Today -- Dog Care IssuesNo Dog, No Pay -- Creating Financial HarmonyYou Get What You Get -- Our Family MottoThe Holy/Crowe Medicine Show -- Health IssuesWhich Switch? -- Challenges of Culture ShockBird in the Basement -- Considering Must-HavesI Live Underground -- The Mighty QuinnDino Bones -- Close to Nature The Show Must Go On -- Still LearningOur Turn -- Observations from Other Family Members

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Fly, Honeybee, Fly: A Memoir

Pdf Relationships Fly, Honeybee, Fly: A Memoir

Pdf:Fly, Honeybee, Fly: A Memoir.Eva’s childhood seemed to be a paradise. Her father, a powerful communist, introduced her to a life of the privileged. Eva attended private school, skated with international hockey stars, and dined with the Swedish king. But as Eva grew up in Stockholm surrounded with love, care, and warmth, she had no idea her paradise would eventually collapse like a house of cards in the wind. In a fascinating retelling of her life story, Eva Robberts-Vankova reveals how she found herself imprisoned between people she did not know or understand as her once loving father turned into a total stranger. While attempting to find her place in a world deprived of freedom, a confused and desperate Eva finally realized there was no place for her. It was time to go. As she reveals how her journey led her to love and a new chapter in America, Eva provides inspiration to others that with a little determination and a lot of hope, it is possible to overcome obstacles, create positive change, and ultimately find forgiveness and happiness. Fly, Honeybee, Fly shares the coming-of-age true story of a girl living in Czechoslovakia as her world collapses, forcing her to find her place in the world.

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75th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf Relationships 75th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf:75th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book.Birthday Party Guest Book - treasure the memories on this special day. Everyone can sign their name and write a note or share a memory from years ago.  The perfect addition to birthday party decorations! This guest signature book will create a long-lasting souvenir for everyone for years to come. Place one on each table, or as a guest book when guests and friends arrive.Format:Room for up to 4 signatures per sheet, along with lines for writing a personal note or memory8.25" x 6" (20.96 cm x 15.24 cm) - landscape100 pages (50 sheets, front and back)Cream paper Paperback, soft cover with matte finishBook can lay open, flat on the table, or stand-up on the table

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As We Grow: A Modern Memory Book for Married Couples

Pdf Relationships As We Grow: A Modern Memory Book for Married Couples

Pdf:As We Grow: A Modern Memory Book for Married Couples.About the Author Korie Herold is an artist who explores watercolor, calligraphy, hand-lettering, design, and visual interest. She lives in Kingwood, TX with her husband, Joel, and her two boys, Xander and Jonah. She loves brunch, fresh flowers, and connecting with others. She enjoys making her house a home, and thinks the home is such an important place to nourish. She is the gal behind The Weekend Type, which began as a calligraphy business, and has since expanded to include more art mediums, exploration, and creating for the sake of the process. Her skillset comes from a blend of studies at Abilene Christian University, going to workshops from skilled artists she admires, as well as simple trial and error in her own studio. She will forever be a student of the arts, and that alone keeps her curiosity for trying new things piqued! Connect with her and learn more at www.theweekendtype.com. Read more

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You Are The World's Most Amazing Sister-In-Law: A 12 Month / 52 Week Dateless Planner With Inspirational Quotes ( Floral , Mint Blue , Watercolor ) Perfect For Christmas, Birthday, Event Gifts

Pdf Relationships You Are The World's Most Amazing Sister-In-Law: A 12 Month / 52 Week Dateless Planner With Inspirational Quotes ( Floral , Mint Blue , Watercolor ) Perfect For Christmas, Birthday, Event Gifts

Pdf:You Are The World's Most Amazing Sister-In-Law: A 12 Month / 52 Week Dateless Planner With Inspirational Quotes ( Floral , Mint Blue , Watercolor ) Perfect For Christmas, Birthday, Event Gifts.Sister-In-Law's 12 Month Weekly Planner With Inspirational QuotesThis cute 52 week planner provides 12 months of detailed tracking and is PERFECT FOR GIFTS. This planner features great philosophy quotes from some of the best minds in history! Each weekly section contains spots to track goals and tasks in addition to your daily logs. With this planner you can easily track your daily and weekly tasks , and never be late or miss a deadline again!Book Details:Daily and Weekly Action Planning 6 X 9 inches12 Months Of Detailed TrackingDateless So It's Perfect For Mid Year NeedsWeekly Note SectionsBeautiful Floral PatterningMakes a perfect gift for anyone. You can use for your personal life, work, to do lists, goal keeping , diary writing, and more. Everyone needs to have great planner each year.Get it for yourself, friends, family, or co-workers as a solid Christmas or holiday gift !

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Rerooted

Pdf Relationships Rerooted

Pdf:Rerooted.This is the story of how one man, a seasoned genealogist, found the answer to a question he didn't know he had--a question that for 50 years possibly no one alive even knew existed. It's about how a simple DNA test uprooted his family tree by revealing the dad who raised his was not his biological father. With the growing popularity of DNA tests, many others are also stumbling upon their own surprise DNA results. What comes next after this happens? In this book, the author shares his journey of discovering who his biological father is along with tips and tools the reader might find useful in uncovering one's own roots.

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60th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf Relationships 60th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf:60th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book.Birthday Party Guest Book - treasure the memories on this special day. Everyone can sign their name and write a note or share a memory from years ago.  The perfect addition to birthday party decorations! This guest signature book will create a long-lasting souvenir for everyone for years to come. Place one on each table, or as a guest book when guests and friends arrive.Format:Room for up to 4 signatures per sheet, along with lines for writing a personal note or memory8.25" x 6" (20.96 cm x 15.24 cm) - landscape100 pages (50 sheets, front and back)Cream paper Paperback, soft cover with matte finishBook can lay open, flat on the table, or stand-up on the table

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I Have a Mam Mam...Do You?

Pdf Relationships I Have a Mam Mam...Do You?

Pdf:I Have a Mam Mam...Do You?.This is a short story to let kids know their grandma loves them no matter how far away or close by their grandma is. Also, there are some fun names for grandma in different languages they can learn! Easy read for kids and parents.

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Happy 65th Birthday: Birthday Party Guest Book with 110 Pages - Black Edition

Pdf Relationships Happy 65th Birthday: Birthday Party Guest Book with 110 Pages - Black Edition

Pdf:Happy 65th Birthday: Birthday Party Guest Book with 110 Pages - Black Edition.Birthday Guest Book - Black EditionCelebrate your Birthday and welcome guests with this beautiful Guest Book. Save all memories of this special day and share them with family and friends in the future. This guest book makes a unique keepsake. 110 Pagesbright white pages8,25"" x 8,25"" dimensionsPremium glossy coverPlease click on the author name to see more designs.

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58th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf Relationships 58th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book

Pdf:58th Birthday Guestbook: Registry Memory Keepsake - Signature Registration Guest Book.Birthday Party Guest Book - treasure the memories on this special day. Everyone can sign their name and write a note or share a memory from years ago.  The perfect addition to birthday party decorations! This guest signature book will create a long-lasting souvenir for everyone for years to come. Place one on each table, or as a guest book when guests and friends arrive.Format:Room for up to 4 signatures per sheet, along with lines for writing a personal note or memory8.25" x 6" (20.96 cm x 15.24 cm) - landscape100 pages (50 sheets, front and back)Cream paper Paperback, soft cover with matte finishBook can lay open, flat on the table, or stand-up on the table

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We Blend Well Together: One Boy Learns to Understand the Importance of His Extended Blended Family

Pdf Relationships We Blend Well Together: One Boy Learns to Understand the Importance of His Extended Blended Family

Pdf:We Blend Well Together: One Boy Learns to Understand the Importance of His Extended Blended Family.Caleb secretly wonders what his life would be like if his two parents were still together. He must learn to fight his way past the thoughts of living in two separate homes. In his quest to understand why he has a divided home, he eventually understands why. Today many people are living in divorced and single-parent home settings. Caleb is a boy who feels confused and trapped between two different family settings. Driven to find out the truth about his parents' split, the listener learns why this suburban North Carolina boy is frustrated. Is it wrong for Caleb to try to understand his family dynamic? Or should he remain silent? In a world where blended families are the new norm, take a look at Caleb's journey to understand his family environment. Patrice Shavone Brown, being a controversial author, explores why the topic of blended family homes is important.

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Let's Talk About... Sexual Fantasies and Desires: Questions and Conversation Starters for Couples Exploring Their Sexual Interests (Beyond The Sheets)

Pdf Relationships Let's Talk About... Sexual Fantasies and Desires: Questions and Conversation Starters for Couples Exploring Their Sexual Interests (Beyond The Sheets)

Pdf:Let's Talk About... Sexual Fantasies and Desires: Questions and Conversation Starters for Couples Exploring Their Sexual Interests (Beyond The Sheets).Are you ready to turn up the heat and sizzle in your sex life? Whether you're stuck in stale sexual patterns and want to explore fantasies with your partner, or you're in a new relationship and eager to learn your lover’s desires, this book of sexy questions and conversation starters will spark sultry discussions between you and that special someone. Explore what turns you both on and inspire new sexual adventures both in and out of the bedroom.Whether a hetero or same-sex couple, newly dating or married for a decade, there’s something here for everyone. Ignite your passion and crank up the erotic energy as you push each other’s boundaries and discover secret desires while asking and discussing these sexy questions.

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Rebel Love: Break the Rules, Destroy Toxic Habits, and Have the Best Sex of Your Life

Pdf Relationships Rebel Love: Break the Rules, Destroy Toxic Habits, and Have the Best Sex of Your Life

Pdf:Rebel Love: Break the Rules, Destroy Toxic Habits, and Have the Best Sex of Your Life.In Rebel Love, Dr. Chris Donaghue, PhD (The Amber Rose Show with Dr. Chris), reveals how traditional dating "rules" are toxic, why everything you've learned about dating and relationships are wrong, and how to have the best sex of your life.Dr. Chris is the sex expert for whom you've been waiting. He refuses to pathologize those whose sexuality doesn't fit in a neat little box, and he doesn't just pay lip service to the pro-sex, feminist, and body-positive mores of the day - he demands them.Rebel Love welcomes all sexualities and identities no matter where you fall on the spectrum and empowers people to be authentically who they are both in and out of the bedroom. Dr. Chris' prescription for hotter, healthier sex - the two go hand in hand - encourages you to stop participating in patriarchal stereotypes, broaden your sexual horizons, and have amazing sex. Best of all, he shows you how with real-world examples and inspirational case studies.

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Love Understood: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Pdf Relationships Love Understood: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Pdf:Love Understood: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love.Poets, philosophers and artists have been trying to explain romantic love for centuries, but it remains one of the most complex and intimidating terrains to navigate. Most people have been afraid to be open and honest about their relationships...until now.   For Love Understood, Laura Mucha has interviewed hundreds of strangers, from the ages of 8 to 95 in more than 40 countries, asking them to share their most personal stories, feelings and insights about love. These intimate and illuminating conversations raised important questions, such as: How does your upbringing influence your relationships? Does love at first sight exist? Should you 'just know'? What should you look for in a partner? Is monogamy natural? Why do people cheat? How do you know when it's time to walk away?  Drawing on psychology, philosophy, anthropology and statistics, Love Understood combines evidence, theory and everyday experience and is the perfect listen for anyone who is curious about how we think, feel and behave when it comes to love.

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Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Pdf Relationships Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Pdf:Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love.Poets, philosophers and artists have been trying to explain romantic love for centuries, but it remains one of the most complex and intimidating terrains to navigate. Most people are afraid to be open and honest about their relationships...until now. For Love Factually, Laura Mucha has interviewed hundreds of strangers, from the ages of 8 to 95 in more than 40 countries, asking them to share their most personal stories, feelings and insights about love. These intimate and illuminating conversations raised important questions, such as:How does your upbringing influence your relationships?Does love at first sight exist? Should you 'just know'?What should you look for in a partner?Is monogamy natural?Why do people cheat?How do you know when it's time to walk away?Drawing on psychology, philosophy, anthropology and statistics, Love Factually combines evidence, theory and everyday experience and is the perfect read for anyone who is curious about how we think, feel and behave when it comes to love.

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The Big Black Book of Sex Positions: Take Your Sex Life From Boring To Mind-Blowing in a Few More Than 69 Moves

Pdf Relationships The Big Black Book of Sex Positions: Take Your Sex Life From Boring To Mind-Blowing in a Few More Than 69 Moves

Pdf:The Big Black Book of Sex Positions: Take Your Sex Life From Boring To Mind-Blowing in a Few More Than 69 Moves.About the Author Jennifer Baritchi is the co-founder of “Ask Dan and Jennifer,” a blog and online resource that has been referred to as “Today’s #1 Love & Sex Resource.” “Ask Dan and Jennifer” has achieved a reader base of more than one million readers per month, and their very successful YouTube channel has accumulated more than sixty-five million views. Dan and Jennifer live, work, and play in Frisco, TX. Rob Alex, PhD is known as the Guru of Getting It On or 'Mr. Frisky' as Janelle calls him. In 2009, he started writing Sexy Challenges, which are sacred and sensual scenarios for lovers. After his spiritual awakening in 2010, which happened due to transcendent lovemaking experiences, he brought more spiritual perspectives into his work. He teaches men and couples how to use ancient wisdom to deepen their intimacy, create more sexual energy and direct that sexual energy to develop amazing relationships, manifest more income and live the life of their dreams. Read more

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The Coitus Chronicles: My Quest for Sex, Love, and Orgasms

Pdf Relationships The Coitus Chronicles: My Quest for Sex, Love, and Orgasms

Pdf:The Coitus Chronicles: My Quest for Sex, Love, and Orgasms.About the Author Olive Persimmon decided her name would be more fun if it involved food. After a failed attempt at writing under the alias Mashed Potato Candy, she settled on Olive Persimmon. She's been creating content and working under that nom de plume for seven years Read more

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I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life

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Pdf:I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life.About the Author Tracy Strauss, named by Bustle as one of eight women writers with advice to follow, is former essays editor of The Rumpus and winner of the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Award for nonfiction. A contributor to Glamour’s sex and relationships column, she has appeared on television as a relationship blogger for the Huffington Post. She teaches writing, and Zumba, in Boston.  Read more

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I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life

Pdf Relationships I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life

Pdf:I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life.A Modern-Day Bridget Jones’s Diary Meets Eat, Pray, Love, One of Bustle’s “Writers to Watch” Offers Advice, Life Lessons, and Lots of HeartI Just Haven’t Met You Yet details Tracy Strauss’s dating history and her journey to dismantle the effects and stigmas of an abusive past, break free of destructive relationship patterns, and ultimately conquer her fear of truly being seen by the world, flaws and all. The author shares the transformative lessons she learned and self-empowerment she achieved while passing each hurdle along the way to finding the love of her life. Tracy Strauss helps readers empower themselves by taking a challenging look at the ways the negative events of their lives, including sexual harassment and abuse, have shaped their self-perception and created obstacles to personal success, and how readers can change that troubled self-image along with their (love) lives. I Just Haven’t Met You Yet is a modern-day journey of the heart. It is a story about taking big risks, changing old habits and beliefs about dating, and speaking back to the naysayers, especially that internal critic, the inner love saboteur. It is a prime mover and the only epistolary memoir cum dating/relationship essay book of its kind.

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Are u ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health

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Pdf:Are u ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health.A licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube personality, Kati Morton answers the most commonly asked questions about mental health, including when to get help and where to find it.Everyone struggles with mental health issues from time to time, but the greatest level of misunderstanding comes from knowing the difference between mental health and mental illness, figuring out whether we need professional help and, if so, how to find it. Are u ok? walks listeners through the most commonly asked questions about mental health and the process of getting help. From finding the best therapist to navigating harmful and toxic relationships and everything in between, licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube sensation Kati Morton clarifies and destigmatizes the struggles so many of us go through, and encourages listeners to reach out for help. What are the red flags of a mental health issue? How do you go about making a first therapy appointment? How do you know if your therapist is a good fit for you? What are the best ways of talking about mental health with your family, friends and colleagues? There are so many questions and concerns, and in the down-to-earth, friendly tone that makes Kati Morton so popular on YouTube, Are u ok? informs and reminds us that we can get through the difficult times and we are never alone.

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Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets

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Pdf:Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets.Review Dix and Spaughton, married British comedians whose Rose and Rosie YouTube channel has more than 819,000 subscribers, spare no secrets in this thoroughly enjoyable joint memoir.―Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author Rose and Rosie are a married couple and hugely successful British YouTubers who regularly vlog about sexuality and LGBT issues. They won the Best British Vlogger at the 2017 BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards, SitC Vlogger of the Year 2017, 2016 Celebrity Rising Star award at the British LGBT Awards and were named on the Pride Power list in 2016. Their videos have amassed over 160 million views.https://www.youtube.com/user/RoseEllenDixhttps://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoxetera Read more

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This Is Motherhood: A Motherly Collection of Reflections + Practices

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Pdf:This Is Motherhood: A Motherly Collection of Reflections + Practices.Review 'This coffee table–style book offers an attractive and quick read, celebrating the incredible diversity that is motherhood.'   —Library Journal 'Motherhood is a vast up-and-down terrain where strength, joy, laughter, tears, doubt, and fear all come into play. In this beautiful collection of essays, mothers share the experience of becoming and being a mother, loving and letting go, struggles and triumphs. The book is a tribute to the incredible power of mothers and the all-encompassing nature of motherhood—it's a gift to mothers young and old, new or experienced.' —Dr. Tovah Klein, a.k.a. 'The Toddler Whisperer' + author of How Toddlers Thrive   “Each essay takes you on a beautiful emotional rollercoaster which ends at a destination that’s nothing short of reassuring. It’s raw, relatable, and oh so real—a must-read for mothers and fathers.” —Reema Sampat, actress, Orange Is the New Black   'This collection of essays and practices captures the richness of the experience of what it means to be a mother. Every mom needs a village—and this book reminds us that we're all part of the vital fabric of motherhood. The perfect gift for all mothers.' —Natalie Gordon, founder + CEO of Babylist   'This Is Motherhood is a delightfully encouraging read. This beautiful compilation of stories offers a glimpse into the hearts and minds of mothers who have traveled this path before us and alongside us to provide a faithful reminder that we are not alone.' —Rebecca Eanes, author of The Gift of a Happy Mother + founder of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond   'Uplifting, empowering, and heartwarming: This Is Motherhood mothers the new mother, reminding her that there are millions of women who share her joys, sorrows, and triumphs. A perfect gift for the expecting or new mom.' —Nina Spears, The Baby Chick   'So beautiful and thoughtful—a must-read for all new moms!' —Catherine McCord, author + founder of Weelicious Read more About the Author Jill KoziolJILL KOZIOL is the CEO and cofounder of Motherly. She resides in California. For more, visit mother.ly.Liz TenetyLIZ TENETY is the Chief Digital Officer and cofounder of Motherly. She resides just outside of New York City. For more, visit mother.ly. Read more

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The Gift of a Happy Mother: Letting Go of Perfection and Embracing Everyday Joy

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Pdf:The Gift of a Happy Mother: Letting Go of Perfection and Embracing Everyday Joy.Review 'Inspiring, heartfelt, practical, and a delightful read! Rebecca’s gift to the reader is like a compassionate embrace of a wise friend who's been there. She understands the journey, tells you the truth, helps you find clarity, eases your mind, and always sticks up for you.'   --Janet Lansbury, author of No Bad Kids and Elevating Child Care'Today’s moms are flooded with social media posts that perpetuate the false idea that they alone struggle with self-doubt, guilt, anxiety, and loneliness. Filled with gentle wisdom, honest revelations, and actionable steps, The Gift of a Happy Mother reminds us that the greatest gift we can give our children is our own contentment. Inspiring, comforting, and wise. A wonderful read!--Susan Stiffelman, author of Parenting Without Power Struggles and Parenting With Presence 'Finally, someone has tackled the stumbling blocks of motherhood—the fear, worry, guilt, sadness, stress and your own inner critic. The Gift of a Happy Mother is sterling inspiration.... A happy mother is a gift to her child. Make this book a gift to both of you.'--Susan Newman, Ph.D.,, social psychologist and author of Little Things Long Remembered: Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day'The Gift of a Happy Mother, is the book we all need. One that lovingly reminds us that we must care for ourselves right alongside our children. This comprehensive look at today's 'joy stealers,' along with easy to implement strategies to get it back, will help you feel like yourself again.'   --Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW, author of What Not to Say: Tools for Talking with Young Children'Rebecca Eanes shares her wisdom and experience, emphasizing why it’s important for mothers to cultivate and embrace happiness and fulfillment. She offers self-affirming, practical strategies to help moms build their 'joy armor,' triumphantly navigate the reality, chaos, and challenges of parenthood—and, in turn, empower children to thrive.'--Joanne Foster, Ed.D., educator and award-winning author Read more About the Author Rebecca Eanes is the founder of Positive-Parents.org, creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond, and a contributing editor to Creative Child magazine. She is the author of Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide and The Positive Parenting Workbook. Read more

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Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

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Pdf:Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting.A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author “I am changing his diaper, he is kicking and complaining, his exhausted father has gone to the kitchen for a glass of water, his exhausted mother is prone on the couch. He weighs little more than a large sack of flour and yet he has laid waste to the living room: swaddles on the chair, a nursing pillow on the sofa, a car seat, a stroller. No one cares about order, he is our order, we revolve around him. And as I try to get in the creases of his thighs with a wipe, I look at his, let’s be honest, largely formless face and unfocused eyes and fall in love with him. Look at him and think, well, that’s taken care of, I will do anything for you as long as we both shall live, world without end, amen.” Before blogs even existed, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of family, motherhood, and modern life, in her nationally syndicated column. Now she’s taking the next step and going full nana in the pages of this lively, beautiful, and moving book about being a grandmother. Quindlen offers thoughtful and telling observations about her new role, no longer mother and decision-maker but secondary character and support to the parents of her grandson. She writes, “Where I once led, I have to learn to follow.” Eventually a close friend provides words to live by: “Did they ask you?” Candid, funny, frank, and illuminating, Quindlen’s singular voice has never been sharper or warmer. With the same insights she brought to motherhood in Living Out Loud and to growing older in Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, this new nana uses her own experiences to illuminate those of many others.

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Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Pdf Relationships Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Pdf:Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting.Review Praise for Anna Quindlen “[Quindlen] serves up generous portions of her wise, commonsensical, irresistibly quotable take on life. . . . What Nora Ephron does for body image and Anne Lamott for spiritual neuroses, Quindlen achieves on the home front.”—NPR, about Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake “A panopticon of life in this decade, sure to be valuable to future social historians. She touches on life, love, home, family, work, men, women, children and issues large and small.”—Chicago Tribune, about Living Out Loud “A splendid collection . . . eloquent, powerful, compassionate and droll . . . There is considerable variety in the subjects she addresses.”—The Plain Dealer, about Thinking Out Loud Read more About the Author Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of nine novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, Miller’s Valley, and Alternate Side. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear. Read more

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Shark Proof

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Pdf:Shark Proof.About the Author Drenda Keesee is a speaker, pastor of Faith Life Church, host of the daytime television show Drenda, and author of The New Vintage Family, Better Than You Think and She Gets It. Drenda has ministered on television and radio, and at churches, seminars, and conferences for more than 20 years. She is mother of 5 children and 6 grandchildren, and she lives in New Albany, Ohio. Read more

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The Girl in the Dark Part 3 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything.

Pdf Relationships The Girl in the Dark Part 3 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything.

Pdf:The Girl in the Dark Part 3 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything..The Girl in the Dark can either be read as a full-length eBook or in three serialized eBook-only parts. This is part three of three.The true story of runaway child with a secret. A devastating discovery that changes everything.Melissa is a sweet-natured girl with a disturbing habit of running away and mixing with the wrong crowd. After she’s picked up by the police, and with nowhere else to go, she is locked in a secure unit with young offenders. Social Services beg specialist foster carer Angela to take her in, but can she keep the testing twelve-year-old safe? And will Angela ever learn what, or who, drove Melissa to run and hide, sometimes in the dead of night?The Girl in the Dark is the sixth book from well-loved foster carer and Sunday Times bestselling author Angela Hart. This is a true story that shares the tale of one of the many children she has fostered over the years. Angela's stories show the difference that quiet care, a watchful eye and sympathetic ear can make to children who have had more difficult upbringings than most.

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The Girl in the Dark Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything.

Pdf Relationships The Girl in the Dark Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything.

Pdf:The Girl in the Dark Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything..The Girl in the Dark can either be read as a full-length eBook or in three serialized eBook-only parts. This is part two of three.The true story of runaway child with a secret. A devastating discovery that changes everything.Melissa is a sweet-natured girl with a disturbing habit of running away and mixing with the wrong crowd. After she’s picked up by the police, and with nowhere else to go, she is locked in a secure unit with young offenders. Social Services beg specialist foster carer Angela to take her in, but can she keep the testing twelve-year-old safe? And will Angela ever learn what, or who, drove Melissa to run and hide, sometimes in the dead of night?The Girl in the Dark is the sixth book from well-loved foster carer and Sunday Times bestselling author Angela Hart. This is a true story that shares the tale of one of the many children she has fostered over the years. Angela's stories show the difference that quiet care, a watchful eye and sympathetic ear can make to children who have had more difficult upbringings than most.

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The Art of Hard Conversations: Biblical Tools for the Tough Talks That Matter

Pdf Relationships The Art of Hard Conversations: Biblical Tools for the Tough Talks That Matter

Pdf:The Art of Hard Conversations: Biblical Tools for the Tough Talks That Matter.About the Author Lori Stanley Roeleveld has degrees in psychology and biblical studies, but learned most of what she knows in life's trenches, raising children and working with families in crisis. She currently works in Rhode Island with at-risk families or those who have a child with a serious emotional disorder. Lori's previous books include Jesus and the Beanstalk and Running from a Crazy Man (and Other Adventures Traveling with Jesus). She also writes a popular blog at www.loriroeleveld.com. Read more

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Pushing Beyond the Pain

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Pdf:Pushing Beyond the Pain.Pushing beyond the Pain is a riveting Memoir that details Jennifer Coleman-Lawyer's journey from a physical, and mentally abusive marriage to finding happiness, constantly demeaned to empowered. Jennifer, known to many as "JenniLove" reveals the truth behind the "picture perfect" marriage of eight years that was filled with domestic abuse and violence. For eight years, Jennifer lived a lie, and her pain forced her to find inner strength and begin healing, not only for herself, but also for her children. Jennifer is a true woman of God who has allowed her ministry to uplift and empower the lives of others.

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Please Don't Take My Sisters: The heartbreaking true story of a little boy terrified of losing the only family he has left

Pdf Relationships Please Don't Take My Sisters: The heartbreaking true story of a little boy terrified of losing the only family he has left

Pdf:Please Don't Take My Sisters: The heartbreaking true story of a little boy terrified of losing the only family he has left.Three-year-old Lexie, five-year-old Amelie and thirteen-year-old Leo come to Maggie after Leo confesses to a teacher that his mother's addiction problems and her latest violent relationship has left him as the sole carer to his younger sisters. Maggie welcomes the three children into her home, and is touched by the gentle care Leo shows to the two little girls. It is clear that Lexie and Amelie adore their big brother, and rely on him for comfort and reassurance. But Leo has experienced the neglect and abuse of his mother and her partner for far longer than his sisters, and is struggling with an eating disorder and showing signs of OCD.When Social Services begin to look at adoptive families for the children, Maggie is horrified when Social Services suggest that the two angelic little girls will have a much better chance of being adopted without their damaged older brother. Knowing the impact that losing his sisters forever will have on vulnerable Leo, they face the ultimate dilemma. Should the children stay together and dash the hope of them ever having a forever family? Or do they sacrifice the close bond between the siblings to give the girls a chance to be adopted?

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The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships

Pdf Relationships The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships

Pdf:The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships.About the Author Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D., is an internationally known authority on addiction and recovery issues. He has authored more than twenty books including the bestselling titles Out of the Shadows: Understanding Addiction Recovery, Don't Call It Love, and A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps. Dr. Carnes' research provides the architecture for the 'task model' of treating addictions that is used by thousands of therapists worldwide and many well-known treatment centers, residential facilities, and hospitals. He is the executive director of the Gentle Path Program, which specializes in dedicated treatment for sexual addiction. Visit Dr. Carnes at www.patrickcarnes.com. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. What Trauma Does to People After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return  at any moment. ―Judith Herman, Trauma and Recovery A key skill to navigating life's inevitable stressors and challenges is our brains' ability to maintain flexibility and make choices on how to respond when faced with a threat or a challenge. This capacity involves primarily the prefrontal area of the brain and emerges slowly during the course of development. Those who have experienced trauma may find that they blow up in response to minor provocations, freeze when frustrated, or become helpless in the face of trivial challenges. This inflexibility diminishes the capacity to choose, and without understanding the context of the reactions, their behavior can appear bizarre or out of control. 'Neuroimaging technology has revealed that when people are reminded of a personal trauma they activate the areas of the brain regions that support intense emotions while decreasing activity of brain structures involved in the inhibition of emotions and the translation of experience into communicable language' (van der Kolk, 2006 p. 2). Simply it becomes difficult to choose an appropriate behavioral response in the face of intense emotions. Due to the reality that most traumas occur within the context of interpersonal relationships the problem becomes even more complex. One significant factor in the development of the prefrontal areas of the brain and the ability to respond to emotions effectively occurs as a child is able to develop in the presence of familiar and trusted people in his or her life. These significant relationships are critical to development and later to the ability to emotionally regulate. The child being in distress signals caregivers to respond with an appropriate action. They discover what is troubling the child and how to respond in a way to comfort and help the child to soothe the emotional reactions. This process becomes thwarted when the caregiver is unable to respond to the emotional needs of the child and developmentally the child does not learn the process of self-soothing. Bessel van der Kolk, MD, is a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of posttraumatic stress. His work integrates developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment. He is a professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School and serves as the director of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He states, 'Most traumas occur in the context of interpersonal relationships, which involve boundary violations, loss of autonomous action, and loss of self-regulation. When people lack sources of support and sustenance, such as is common with abused children, women trapped in domestic violence, and incarcerated men, they are likely to learn to respond to abuse and threat with mechanistic compliance or resigned submission' (van der Kolk 2006, p. 7). Interpersonal relational trauma occurs where there is exploitive harm done to one person by another within the context of a personal relationship. This can occur in the context of many human relationships such as marriage, family, parent/child, work, or dating in the form of betrayal, addiction, abuse, violence, or exploitation. There is significant impact on the victim and often results in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Trauma can restrict the ability to resolve future stressful and painful situations. Simply put, it undermines resilience. One long-term impact of trauma is the fact that often-traumatized individuals have difficulty recognizing how they are feeling and then fail to respond in an appropriate and helpful way. They become out of touch with their own feelings, bodies, and needs, which in turn makes it more difficult to respond to the feelings, sensations, and needs of others in their lives. The pathway of healing includes learning to reconnect to our feelings, bodies, and the others in our lives. We learn to be present again with ourselves and the world around us. Being present and paying attention changes our lives. Most cultures and religions have practices that help us in this pursuit. The goal often has been to enrich our personal awareness and knowledge of self. Dr. Daniel Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. Siegel emphasizes how being fully aware individually helps us to attune to another person, not only changing us but changing the very nature of our personal relationships. Simply put, 'attuned relationships promote resilience and longevity' (Siegel 2010a, p. 13). This attunement helps with neural integration, which allows us to be more flexible and resilient as we deal with the curveballs of life. Siegel discusses how our resilience can be undermined by past trauma, addiction, and loss when we begin to respond to life's challenges in a restricted manner. He states in his book Mindsight that 'when we block our awareness of feelings, they continue to affect us anyway. Research has shown repeatedly that even without conscious awareness, neural input from the internal world of body and emotion in?uences our reasoning and our decision making. Even facial expressions we're not aware of, even changes in heart rhythm we may not notice, directly affect how we feel and so how we perceive the world. In other words, you can run but you cannot hide' (Siegel 2010, p. 124). This book highlights how attachment can become toxic; these are the underpinnings of trauma bonds. Our bonding in attachment can be undermined by trauma, either in the past or in our present. What Is Trauma? Throughout our life spans, we are all introduced to trauma in one way or another. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk states, 'As human beings we belong to an extremely resilient species. Since time immemorial we have rebounded from our relentless wars, countless disasters (both natural and man-made), and the violence and betrayal in our own lives. But traumatic experiences do leave traces, whether on a large scale (on our histories and cultures) or close to home, on our families, with dark secrets being imperceptibly passed down through generations. They also leave traces on our minds and emotions, on our capacity for joy and intimacy, and even on our biology and immune systems' (van der Kolk 2014, p. 1). Unresolved trauma undermines our resilience and our capacity to connect both to ourselves and to those around us. At its core, the human response to trauma is about the loss of connection, the loss of connection to our identity, our bodies, our memories, and to the people surrounding us in our lives. The loss of connection can be hard to recognize at times, but the result is recognizable. Trauma has the capacity to undermine our sense of self, feelings of well-being, and connection to life. The world within and around us can become very restrictive, limiting our ability for choice, creativity, and connection. Dr. Peter Levine, a clinical consultant at The Meadows, developed Somatic Experiencing, a naturalistic approach to the resolution and healing of trauma, defines trauma as 'any experience which stuns us like a bolt out of the blue; it overwhelms us, leaving us altered and disconnected from our bodies' (Levine and Klein, 2006, p. 4). When individuals are in the overwhelmed state, their previously held coping mechanisms no longer function, and they can be left feeling hopeless and helpless. The impact of trauma is psychological, neurobiological, and psychobiological. In other words, it affects our mind, body, spirit, and relationships. This loss of connection to ourselves affects us in many different ways. One of the most pronounced is in our ability to emotionally regulate and in our perception of ourselves and those around us. Often the result is emotional reactions that are under- or overregulated. Dr. Daniel Siegel refers to this process as the window of tolerance in which arousal fluctuates between high arousal and low arousal. In the middle is the optimal arousal zone. Those who have suffered through traumatic situations often have a narrow band of optimal arousal and fluctuate between high and low arousal. At times they may overreact to something relatively minor and underreact when action is preferred. One of the goals in the healing process is to widen this 'window of tolerance' and increase the optimum zone. Working in therapy, attending recovery groups, talking with trusted friends, mindfulness, connection to our bodies, and attention to self-care are all ways of increasing our internal integration and promoting connection. In this process the window of tolerance is widened, which allows us to regulate in the presence of stress or intense emotions in a way that we would not have been able to do prior. (Siegel 2010b). Interpersonal Relational Trauma This book focuses on the impact of interpersonal relational trauma. We will be exploring the impact of betrayal and exactly what traces are left behind. There are unique qualities when the trauma is by the hand of those who are expected to love, protect, and cherish us. This type of trauma is interpersonal relational trauma. When we are hurt, it is natural to turn to those we are closest to for comfort and healing. However, when these people are also the source of our trauma and pain we are lost in a painfully difficult double bind. It is confusing and difficult to navigate. Before delving into relational trauma, it is important to understand the nature of trauma and its impact. Since the original publication of this manuscript, our understanding of trauma has expanded through the work of neuroscience. ©2019 Patrick J Carnes, Ph.D. All rights reserved. Reprinted from The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships (Revised Edition). No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the written permission of the publisher. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc., 3201 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. Read more

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Life Skills: Communication: Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School

Pdf Relationships Life Skills: Communication: Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School

Pdf:Life Skills: Communication: Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School.Do you sometimes wish you had a better way to express yourself? Do you find yourself replaying conversations in your head and wishing you had said something a different way? Do you want to communicate in a way that is more effective, persuasive, and less likely to lead to heated arguments and fights? This book can help you achieve all these goals and more.In Life Skills: Communication, you'll learn:- What communication really is and how it works.- The major causes of communication breakdown and how to avoid them.- How to communicate effectively at work with bosses, co-workers, and subordinates.- How to improve your romantic life with clear, honest communication.- Lots of other tips and tricks to maximize how effective and clear you deliver your message.The author of this book, Jeffrey Munn, is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over ten years of working with individuals, families, and couples. He regularly coaches people on the art of clear, honest, effective communication. Jeffrey's approach uses no-nonsense, practical advice mixed in with a little light-heartedness and humor to teach people how to live their best lives.

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When You're The One Who Cheats: Ten Things You Need To Know

Pdf Relationships When You're The One Who Cheats: Ten Things You Need To Know

Pdf:When You're The One Who Cheats: Ten Things You Need To Know.When You’re the One Who Cheats: Ten Things You Need to Know is a book for anyone having an affair or indiscretion of any kind and who is confused, unsure and looking for answers. When you’re the one who cheats, it can feel like you have no options. This book can help.

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Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Pdf Relationships Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Pdf:Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone.Review Praise for Brené Brown’s Rising Strong “[Brown’s] research and work have given us a new vocabulary, a way to talk with each other about the ideas and feelings and fears we’ve all had but haven’t quite known how to articulate. . . . [She] empowers us each to be a little more courageous.”—The Huffington Post “It is inevitable—we will fall. We will fail. We will not know how to react or what to do. No matter how or when it happens, we will all have a choice—do we get up or not? Thankfully, Brené Brown is there with an outstretched arm to help us up.”—Simon Sinek, author of Start with Why and Leaders Eat Last“With a fresh perspective that marries research and humor, Brown offers compassion while delivering thought-provoking ideas about relationships—with others and with oneself.”—Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author BRENE BROWN, Ph.D., LMSW, is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past fifteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers - The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong. Her TED talk - The Power of Vulnerability - is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 25 million views. Brené is the Founder and CEO of both COURAGEworks - an online learning platform that offers classes for individuals and families on braver living and loving, and BRAVE LEADERS INC - a platform that brings her latest research on leadership development and culture change to teams, leaders, entrepreneurs, change makers, and culture shifters. Brené lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, Steve, and their children Ellen and Charlie. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Abusive Individuals: How to Deal with Difficult People and Verbal Abuse

Pdf Relationships Abusive Individuals: How to Deal with Difficult People and Verbal Abuse

Pdf:Abusive Individuals: How to Deal with Difficult People and Verbal Abuse.Verbal abuse and difficult people. Some people are just hard to deal with. What makes them that way? Which experiences contributed to their difficult personality? We will investigate this and figure out how to deal with those people. We all know some. The whiners, the complainers, the scammers, the manipulative narcissists, the crazies...whether it's your boss, your kids, your bipolar ex-wife, or your insane grandmother.Verbal abuse is a serious issue in relationships, something that's often overlooked by those who research abuse. Words can hurt. They can be so crucial to someone's self-esteem as to determine their success or failure in life to a great degree. In this guide, we'll go over the signs of verbal abuse, how to deal with it, and mention some specific examples.Click "Buy Now".

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Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy

Pdf Relationships Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy

Pdf:Keep Showing Up: How to Stay Crazy in Love When Your Love Drives You Crazy.About the Author Karen Ehman is a Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker, a New York Times bestselling author, and a writer for First 5, a Bible study app that reaches over 2 million people daily. She has written thirteen books including Let. It. Go., Keep It Shut, and Pressing Pause. Her passion is to help women to live their priorities as they reflect the gospel to a watching world. Married to her college sweetheart, Todd, and the mother of three, she enjoys antique hunting, cheering for the Detroit Tigers, and feeding the many people who gather around her kitchen island for a taste of Mama Karen's cooking. Connect with her at www.karenehman.com   Read more

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Vertical Marriage: The One Secret That Will Change Your Marriage

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Pdf:Vertical Marriage: The One Secret That Will Change Your Marriage.He never saw it coming. It was the night of Dave and Ann's 10th wedding anniversary, and if asked how their marriage was doing, Dave would have said a 9.8 out of 10, and he even guaranteed Ann would say the same. But instead of giving a celebratory kiss, Ann whispered, "I've lost my feelings for you."Divorce seemed inevitable. But starting that night, God began to reveal to Dave and Ann the most overlooked secret of getting the marriage we are looking for: the horizontal marriage relationship just doesn't work until the vertical relationship with Christ is first.As founders of a multicampus church and marriage coaches with 30 years of experience, Dave and Ann share the hard-earned but easy-to-apply biblical principles that ensure a strong marriage. Told in a funny and highly relatable dialogue between both husband and wife, Vertical Marriage will guide you toward building a vibrant relationship at every level including communication, conflict, intimacy, and romance - though Dave is still figuring that last one out. Through their unique perspectives, they share an intimate, sometimes hilarious and at times deeply poignant narrative of one couple's journey to reconnecting with God and discovering the joy and power of a vertical marriage.For anyone who is married, preparing for marriage, or desperate to save a relationship teetering on the edge of disaster, Dave and Ann offer hope and strategies that really work. Vertical Marriage will give you the insight, applications, and inspiration to reconnect with God together and to transform your marriage to everything you hoped it would be.Reflection questions for couples available in the audiobook companion PDF download.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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The Naked Marriage: Undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love

Pdf Relationships The Naked Marriage:  Undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love

Pdf:The Naked Marriage: Undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love."Now the man and his wife were both naked, but they felt no shame." (Genesis 2:25) Imagine a marriage with complete intimacy, vulnerability, transparency and trust. Imagine a marriage rooted in faith, friendship and mutual fulfillment. Imagine a marriage with amazing sex, but where great sex is only the icing on the cake. This might all sound too good to be true, but it's actually what God designed marriage to be, and He doesn't want you settling for anything less. Having a "Naked Marriage' is about much more than just nakedness in the bedroom (although that's part of the fun). It means being naked emotionally and spiritually as well as physically. It also means undressing all the misconceptions our culture has used to cover God's original, beautiful design for marriage and rediscovering all marriage can be. You and your spouse can have a thriving, Naked Marriage with a lifetime of love and laughter together. This book will show you how. About the Authors: Dave and Ashley Willis have become some of America's most trusted teachers on marriage. Their books, blogs, videos and speaking events reach millions of couples worldwide. They are part of the team at XO Marriage and MarriageToday, which is the largest marriage-focused ministry in the USA. Dave and Ashley have four young sons and live near Dallas, TX.

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A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully.

Pdf Relationships A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully.

Pdf:A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively. Date Intentionally. Love Faithfully..About the Author Jeremy Roloff grew up on a 110-acre farm in Helvetia, Oregon, alongside his twin brother and two younger siblings. Jeremy helps his parents, who are both dwarfs, run Roloff Farm’s pumpkin patch, which brings in thousands of visitors from around the world every weekend in October. Jeremy has a degree in professional photography, and is the co-founder of Beating50Percent.com, a marriage ministry on mission to revive covenant marriages. He also grew up filming for a reality television show called Little People, Big World, which has been following his family since he was fourteen years old. He is a 9 on the enneagram, loves old cars, and will never pass up an evening by the campfire. Read more

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Ready or Knot? 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have before Marriage

Pdf Relationships Ready or Knot? 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have before Marriage

Pdf:Ready or Knot? 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have before Marriage.From the Back Cover Twelve conversations to have before you say 'I do'Your wedding day is just one day in your life as a couple. But God designed your marriage to last a lifetime. So what can you do to prepare for a healthy, successful marriage before you tie the knot?Pastor Scott Kedersha has helped more than five thousand couples prepare for marriage. In Ready or Knot? he leads you through twelve essential conversations you and your significant other need to have so your marriage will be built on the right foundation. Through authentic stories from real couples about the decisions they made (or wish they'd made), you'll be ready to experience much more than just a great wedding day.'I have watched Scott lead so many couples through this message, and lives have been changed! Take every encouragement and challenge he has written, have the conversations, and I guarantee your marriage will be better for it.'--Jennie Allen, author of Nothing to Prove; founder and visionary of IF:Gathering'Our generation needs this book. We need to learn the truth about love, sex, and covenantal marriage. Even more than that, we need to be reminded that marriage is a good gift from a good God.'--Ryan and Selena Frederick, authors of Fierce Marriage; founders of FierceMarriage.comScott Kedersha is the director of marriage ministry at Watermark Community Church, where he has served on the marriage team since 2006. Through this ministry, he has helped more than five thousand couples answer the question, 'Ready or knot?' He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and four sons. Learn more at www.scottkedersha.com. Read more About the Author Scott Kedersha is the director of marriage ministry at Watermark Community Church, where he has served on the marriage team for more than 12 years. Through this ministry, he has helped more than 5,000 couples answer the question, 'Ready or Knot?' He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and four sons. Learn more at www.scottkedersha.com. Read more

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Keep Your Love On: Connection Communication and Boundaries

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Pdf:Keep Your Love On: Connection Communication and Boundaries.Keeping your love on is a hard thing to do. Sometimes it's the hardest thing to do. But if you want to build healthy relationships with God and others, learning to keep your love on is non-negotiable. Adults and children alike thrive in healthy relationships where it is safe to love and be loved, to know and be known. Yet for many, relationships are anything but safe, loving, or intimate. They are defined by anxiety, manipulation, control, and conflict. The reason is that most people have never been trained to be powerful enough to keep their love on in the face of mistakes, pain, and fear. Keep Your Love On reveals the higher, Jesus-focused standard defined by mature love - love that stays "on" no matter what. Danny Silk's practical examples and poignant stories will leave you with the power to draw healthy boundaries, communicate in love, and, ultimately, protect your connections, so you can love against all odds. As a result, your relationships will be radically transformed for eternity. When you learn to keep your love on, you become like Jesus.

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Ready or Knot?: 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Pdf Relationships Ready or Knot?: 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Pdf:Ready or Knot?: 12 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage.The wedding day is just one day in the life of a couple. But God's design is for marriage to last a lifetime. So how can someone know that the person they're with is the one they can truly build a life with - especially when so few marriages around them work?   Pastor Scott Kedersha has worked with more than 5,000 premarital couples to prepare them for the biggest decision of their lives. In Ready or Knot?, he offers practical and Christ-centered guidance for couples for all of the days after the wedding day. Through authentic stories from real couples about the decisions they made (or wish they'd made), Scott asks the hard questions so his listeners can break free from the watered-down Hollywood version of marriage and build their lives together on the right foundation - the unchanging Word of God.

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Emptied: Experiencing the Fullness of a Poured-Out Marriage

Pdf Relationships Emptied: Experiencing the Fullness of a Poured-Out Marriage

Pdf:Emptied: Experiencing the Fullness of a Poured-Out Marriage.For a marriage that brims overMaybe you entered marriage with some pretty high expectations - most couples do. Jonathan and Wynter Pitts did. Until the reality of married life spilled into their expectations.Jonathan and Wynter invite you on a journey to explore a different approach to your happily-ever-after marriage. Join them for an honest look at the lessons learned as they navigated the ups and downs of early marriage while raising four daughters.Here you will:Be encouraged to remove the pressure of a keeping-up-with-the-Joneses marriageLearn to let go of assumptions and embrace your role as servant-leader to your spouseExperience how God can pour his purpose, passion, and fullness into your relationship Emptied is a way of life. It's not about trying harder. It's about thinking differently. Only when you are emptied of your own self-focused motivations can God pour new life into you for the abundant marriage and satisfying relationship you long for. Are you ready to approach your marriage poured out, ready to be filled up?

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Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together

Pdf Relationships Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together

Pdf:Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together.Review In these pages, Aaron and Jen have fantastically conveyed the purpose of the mission and meaning of marriage. A powerful read that left us both inspired and awed that we get to participate in something so powerful -marriage -designed and created by a mighty God for an amazing adventure. No doubt this will become a must-read for decades to come! Religion -- Aaron and Jennifer Smith know from experience that a marriage wholeheartedly dedicated to God is a powerful thing. And if couples fight to remain unified, devoted to God and His purposes, the impact of such a bond can be incredibly influential for the kingdom. Prepare your heart to be encouraged and generously equipped as this book will challenge you to not only hear God's Word, but to trust it, believe it, and put it into action. Anne-Renee Gumley, coauthor of Shiny Things: Mothering on Purpose in a World of Distractions and cohost of All the Mom Things Podcast --Marriage is hard. We need people who are brave enough to share honestly about the challenges couples face as they try and live out a marriage after God. That's exactly what Aaron and Jennifer do in this book. They share their story, but even more, they point us back toward the bigger story of God and the truth of his Word.Jerrad Lopes, Host of the Dad Tired Podcast & Author of 'Stop Behaving' & 'Fully Engaged' -- In Marriage After God, Aaron and Jennifer Smith have boiled the complexity of a godlymarriage down to its essential nuggets. This book is honest, straightforward, biblical and a great tool for any couple that aims to honor God in the midst of real life.  Dr. Juli SlatteryPsychologist, author of Rethinking Sexuality --The Smiths possess a wisdom that has been hard-won as a married couple. I respect them deeply for how they have taken what they've been learning and present it to the rest of us wrapped in so much truth and grace. Marriage After God helps create stronger marriage relationships while urging couples to honor God above all else. It's an amazing resource!  Amanda BaconProverbs 31 Ministries, author of Shiny Things: Mothering on Purpose in a World ofDistractions, co-host of All the Mom Things podcast --Every couple should read this book as will help them discover God's blueprint for their marriage! In Marriage After God, Aaron and Jen challenge every couple to evaluate if their perspective of their own marriage is founded on God's purposes by teaching the core elements of biblical marriage and taking inventory of their gifts, talents, and experiences so that they can fulfill the unique purposes God has designed for them. Isaac & Angie TolpinHosts of Courageous Parenting PodcastAuthor of Redeeming Childbirth and Founder of Courageous Mom Ministries Read more About the Author Aaron & Jennifer Smith have been married for over 12 years and currently, have 4 young children. Ever since they married they have purposed to serve God and build His kingdom together. In 2011 they started blogging to encourage husbands and wives to center their marriage relationship on God. The newest addition to their ever-growing online ministry is their Marriage After God site, Podcast, and Book. The Marriage After God podcast is published every week. Aaron and Jennifer share candidly and honestly about personal stories of failure and victory in Christ in hopes of encouraging other couples to be used by God for His extraordinary purposes. You can find them on social media @HusbandRevolution and @Unveiledwife. Read more

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Love Across Latitudes: A Workbook on Cross-cultural Marriage

Pdf Relationships Love Across Latitudes: A Workbook on Cross-cultural Marriage

Pdf:Love Across Latitudes: A Workbook on Cross-cultural Marriage.Review We hope you will get this book into the hands of anyone thinking about marriage, especially those going into international and cross cultural marriages. We have used this book in OM for many years to help prepare couples entering cross cultural marriages. Many couples dream of a life in missions together, but for many that dream does not come true. Financially, mission life is demanding. Often the couples have not counted the cost of the thousands of miles between their home countries where their parents and loved ones are and the cost of travel in visiting. When their mission dream collapses and they return, they sometimes have trouble finding a job or it is hard to re enter life at home and their church situation. Hearts break, marriages break and children are impacted. So you can understand why we believe this important book is a must read! --Dr George Verwer, Founder, Operation MobilisationLove Across Latitudes is more than an interesting book to be merely read and appreciated; rather, it is a valuable workbook that provides insightful discussion questions on varying life topics for people who are serious about understanding, overcoming and capitalizing on differences in culture and worldview. If you re looking for a practical resource that will enhance a bicultural relationship and help facilitate bridging any cultural divide, I highly recommend this time tested book. --Bob Sayer, Director of Arab World Initiatives for Pioneers USAMarriage is one of God s most precious gifts. But it s also hard work. Cross cultural marriages can bring extra blessings and also extra challenges. Love Across Latitudes is a great resource to help couples, and the churches and communities who support them, to think through the blessings and challenges of cross cultural marriages. I m so pleased this book is being reprinted. Highly recommended. --Anna Bishop, Minister (World Mission), All Soul s, Langham Place, London Read more About the Author Janet and her husband Keith, have worked for two international missions for most of their lives. They live in Leeds and have 3 grown up children. Janet s interest in cross-cultural issues began in childhood and developed into a focus on cross-cultural marriage whilst living outside the UK. She has spoken and written for many years on cross-cultural marriage. Read more

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Reimagining Your Love Story: Biblical and Psychological Practices for Healthy Relationships

Pdf Relationships Reimagining Your Love Story: Biblical and Psychological Practices for Healthy Relationships

Pdf:Reimagining Your Love Story: Biblical and Psychological Practices for Healthy Relationships.Offers perspective and guidance on how to love without fear"At the end of the day, none of us have a fairy godmother or pixie dust at our disposal. And so we must do the work ourselves."--Dr. Andrea GurneyWe've all grown up watching the fairy tales that promise happily ever after with our one true love. Whether we like it or not, whether we think we believe it or not, chances are we've internalized that story of love. And despite the technology to find connection with more people than ever before, somehow we are also lonelier than ever before--even when we're in relationships.Although we were created for loving, intimate relationships, we've lost our understanding of how to find and maintain them. Andrea Gurney wants readers to discover more authentic connections that aren't made of wishes, so she equips us with practices from psychology, biblical truths, and lessons from relationship science. She also helps us examine our developmental history, including how cultural and familial messages take root in our psyches. Together, these tools craft a solid foundation on which lasting love can be built, rather than a pumpkin carriage that disappears when the clock strikes midnight.If you are disillusioned by unattainable societal standards, in need of healing from damaged relationships, or simply want to improve at relating well with others, you're ready for Reimagining Your Love Story.

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Hope After Betrayal: Healing When Sexual Addiction Invades Your Marriage

Pdf Relationships Hope After Betrayal: Healing When Sexual Addiction Invades Your Marriage

Pdf:Hope After Betrayal: Healing When Sexual Addiction Invades Your Marriage."All I thought I knew about my husband was a lie."  The deceit of sexual addiction is shrouding marriages in darkness and hopelessness. Countless women are discovering the shocking history of their husbands' sexual compulsions, and are left angry, depressed, numb, and asking themselves, "Why is this happening?" The dream of the perfect marriage and family has been shattered.  Meg Wilson watched her world fall apart when her husband confessed years of sexual addiction. She has an intimate knowledge of all you may have felt-and she's lived to tell about it.  "I have been to the depths of pain unimaginable, but God was deeper still. Peace and healing are within your grasp. You can be whole again. Because regardless of what your husband has done, or is doing, there is always hope for those who seek help."  With honesty and hopefulness, Meg uses her own story, along with other examples and Scripture, to help women cope and find their way out of the darkness of their husbands' sexual compulsions. She wants you to know that God's first concern is for your relationship with Him - not your circumstances.  Though it may seem out of reach, there is hope after betrayal!

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God's Design For Marriage: Marital and Premarital Enhancement Workbook

Pdf Relationships God's Design For Marriage: Marital and Premarital Enhancement Workbook

Pdf:God's Design For Marriage: Marital and Premarital Enhancement Workbook.Finally, a marital resource that combines practicality with Christian ethics and principles! Truly a ground-breaking work that challenges your understanding of marriage, its purpose, and how you practice your role as a husband or wife. This book contains a revolutionary conceptualization of marriage and articulates it with sound biblical truth. Prepare to delve deep, as the authors leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of helping couples reclaim true emotional and spiritual connectedness. The authors explore the dynamics of complementarianism in God’s creation of Adam and Eve, and the secret implications. God has revealed through this design. With over 100 combined questions and activities, you will learn eye-opening truths about the covenant ministry of marriage. God has designed in every person five psychological needs, all of which are explored in this book. These needs provide the groundwork that couples use to work through difficulties and strengthen their marriage. Designed as a 20 session-based workbook, each session contains thought-provoking, exploratory questions that will challenge you to confront your past, examine your present, and create your future. With exercises in every session, there is no shortage of activities to complete. God’s Design for Marriage has been used in counseling, workshops, marriage retreats, and a host of other settings. If you are searching for something with the power to transform your marriage while reconnecting you to Christ, then God’s Design for Marriage will aid you in this process.

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10 Choices Successful Couples Make: The Secret to Love That Lasts a Lifetime

Pdf Relationships 10 Choices Successful Couples Make: The Secret to Love That Lasts a Lifetime

Pdf:10 Choices Successful Couples Make: The Secret to Love That Lasts a Lifetime.Most guides on marriage rightly address communication and conflict as key issues, then advise listeners on how to fight fair since conflict is an inevitable reality and cannot be avoided. But Dr. Ron Welch asks the provocative question, is it? Is every marriage doomed to one conflict after another? Shouldn't we expect better than that?  In this practical and encouraging audiobook, Welch offers a far more positive approach to marriage, outlining 10 specific choices couples can make to minimize or even avoid conflict and increase joy. With his expert guidance, couples will learn how to employ proven strategies to:  Communicate accurately and positively Choose forgiveness over unforgiveness Understand their marriage type And make decisions more effectively  Whether they are engaged, newly married, or have been married for decades, couples will find that this audiobook will transform their relationship.

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Staying I Do: Committed, Connected & Crazy in Love for a Lifetime

Pdf Relationships Staying I Do: Committed, Connected & Crazy in Love for a Lifetime

Pdf:Staying I Do: Committed, Connected & Crazy in Love for a Lifetime.About the Author Ted and Charity Bradshaw both grew up in the area of Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. As the children of multiple divorces, they decided they wanted something different than what they saw growing up. From the very beginning of their married life in 2002, they crafted healthy boundaries and open lines of communication that have allowed for honesty, love, and respect to flow freely. They have a passion for helping other couples build strong, loving, and fun marriages. Charity is an author, business and writing coach, speaker, and president of LifeWise Books. She received a bachelor's degree in music from Oral Roberts University. A registered nurse, Ted earned his bachelor of science degree in nursing from Middle Tennessee State University. The Bradshaws reside in northwest Houston with their four children. Read more

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Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home

Pdf Relationships Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home

Pdf:Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home.D'Anne Burwell's smart, athletic son - raised in a loving and prosperous home - begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, and lands homeless on the streets of Boulder. Struggling with fear, guilt, and a desperate need to protect her son, D'Anne grapples with her husband's anger and her daughter's depression as the family disease of addiction impacts them all. She discovers the terrifying links between prescription-drug abuse and skyrocketing heroin use. And she comes to understand that to save her child she must step back and allow him to fight for his own soul.  Saving Jake gives voice to the devastation shared by the families of addicts, and provides vital hope. Above all, it is a powerful personal story of love and redemption.

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KERI 2: The Original Child Abuse True Story: Child Abuse True Stories

Pdf Relationships KERI 2: The Original Child Abuse True Story: Child Abuse True Stories

Pdf:KERI 2: The Original Child Abuse True Story: Child Abuse True Stories.Child abuse true stories presents: volume 2 of Kat Ward's sensational autobiography!Being a teenager isn't easy. Even kids who grow up in happy, loving households encounter all manner of problems during adolescence. But children who were abused, raped, bullied, mistreated, or neglected during their earliest years, face the transition at an even greater disadvantage. For they not only come completely ill-prepared, but also badly scarred, and often are still licking the wounds from their childhoods.This second volume of Kat Ward's sensational autobiography covers her plight as she grew in stature, and began to challenge the authority structures that had ruled over her young life so cruelly up until that point. It was a desperate rebellion in true teen spirit, but even with all the will in the world, she was still a child in a world full of grown-ups. And if there's one thing an abuser knows all too well, it's how to wield their power over the powerless...Disclaimer: This is a true story of child abuse. Discretion is advised.

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Narcissistic Fathers: Dealing with a Self-Absorbed Father and Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

Pdf Relationships Narcissistic Fathers: Dealing with a Self-Absorbed Father and Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

Pdf:Narcissistic Fathers: Dealing with a Self-Absorbed Father and Healing from Narcissistic Abuse. This book will help you understand and deal with the abuse from narcissistic personality disorder especially the one of the fathers.“The book provides great tips to make life work with a self-absorbed father.”-Do you want to understand why you feel the way you do and why life can feel so hard? -Would you like to get proven strategies for coping with a narcissistic father? -Do you need clarity on whether you should break ties with him? In this book, we’ll address the complexities of narcissism. What does it mean to be a narcissist, and what are the negative effects on children with narcissistic parents? You’ll also find out what separates narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) from having narcissistic traits. You will learn:•How destructive narcissism can be to the emotional and psychological well-being of the victim. •How to recognize the destructive nature in your father•How to fortify your support system •How to accumulate courage and strength to face your narcissistic father without falling prey to the manipulations and abuses.If you wonder why you have lingering feelings of anger, hatred, and resentment toward your narcissistic father, it means you were not able to process the traumatic experiences and you carry the burden wherever you go. You are a prisoner of your feelings and emotions. You don’t have to feel trapped in a narcissistic bubble because you can recover from emotional trauma. What’s more, the deep wounds inflicted by your father can be healed. You can benefit from knowing that you are not alone, and you are not powerless. You have the capacity to deal with your inner demons and the external forces that are impeding your growth. As an adult child of a narcissistic father, you will have the opportunity to begin to understand why you turned out the way you did so far and why you’re struggling to make it through life. You will have come a great tremendous way when you eliminate self-blame and detach yourself from your father’s toxic behavior and faulty parenting.The book offers realistic techniques and strategies to help you hurdle the seemingly insurmountable obstacle that is preventing you from moving forward and reclaiming your life.

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A Dark Secret

Pdf Relationships A Dark Secret

Pdf:A Dark Secret.Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case.Determined to get to the root of Sam’s behaviour, Casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ever imagined…Having recently said goodbye to their last foster child, Miller, the Watson family are taking a bit of a break. But it’s while Casey is having fun catching up with her friends that she receives a call from her new link worker. Social services are desperately trying to find a settled home for nine-year-old Sam, who has Autism and some serious behavioural problems.Removed from his mother less than a week ago, Sam has been staying with respite carers. But with two young children of their own, they now find themselves unable to hold on to the little boy as he is bullying them relentlessly. It’s not an isolated situation, either. Apparently Sam’s own siblings begged not to be placed with their older brother – they were both adamant that they were too afraid of him.The Watsons agree to accommodate Sam, who, despite his tiny stature, turns out to be quite the whirlwind – destroying anything and everything in his path. In addition to the outward behaviours, it quickly becomes evident that there is a much darker past that has blighted the boy’s life. As Casey tries to get to the bottom of it, she discovers there are no files on Sam; only the testament of his previous neighbour. Thankfully, Mrs Gallagher is only too happy to help. And to talk. But it soon transpires that there is a great deal more to Sam’s secret history…

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Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival

Pdf Relationships Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival

Pdf:Tears of the Silenced: An Amish True Crime Memoir of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Brutal Betrayal, and Ultimate Survival.Review “Misty Griffin's memoir, Tears of the Silenced, is a story of hope and heart-healing. Having survived and even thrived after a childhood of sexual abuse and brutal betrayal - first at the hands of her parents and then in an Amish community. As a teen with only a 2nd grade education she escaped enslavement. This is truly a story, from the inside - outside, of transformation and re-birth.A must read for everyone who has ever felt imprisoned by others as well as by their own beliefs. Read this and allow Misty's courage to light your way to a healed heart and a life of passion and purpose.” ―Susyn Reeve, Author of Heart Healing: The Power of Forgiveness to Heal a Broken Heart“Misty Griffin is an awesome woman. I am amazed by her story, which is harrowing but needs to be told and must he heard and heeded. Tears of the Silenced is a testament to the courage, fortitude and power of one young woman to take back her life; moreover to save her own life. I am deeply inspired.”―Becca Anderson, author of The Book of Awesome Women and Prayers for Hard Times”“Reading this woman’s story and hearing everything she had to overcome is mind-bending and is nothing like you’d expect from a community that seems to fascinate the nation. I would highly recommend this book to anyone that would like a better look into the world of the Amish and into the world of a woman who should be an inspiration to us all.” ―Sara Finn, Medium“The surface of this memoir is shocking and heartbreaking. At its core, it is an inspirational tale of a young girl’s determination in the face of unspeakable cruelty. We cry with Misty and we also celebrate with her the strength of the human spirit to overcome horrific obstacles. Her story is a dual call to action: Pursue your dreams even in the face of adversity, and step up to make this world a safer place for the vulnerable and defenseless.― Marlena Fiol, PhD, author of Love is Complicated: A Memoir of Healing Read more About the Author In spring of 2005 Misty left the Amish, she left with nothing but the clothes on her back, a few other belongings and with barely a third-grade education. For years Misty suffered severe PTSD which was caused by the horrifying abuse she suffered as a child, and later when being effectively “given away” to the Amish and put in the hands of the very abusive Amish bishop. Today, thirteen years later Misty is a nursing student, a Child Sexual Abuse activist, wife and successful author of several books, including this one. For more on Misty and her current books, please go to www.tearsofthesilenced.com Read more

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A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

Pdf Relationships A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

Pdf:A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3.Part 1 of 3Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case.Determined to get to the root of Sam’s behaviour, Casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ever imagined…Having recently said goodbye to their last foster child, Miller, the Watson family are taking a bit of a break. But it’s while Casey is having fun catching up with her friends that she receives a call from her new link worker. Social services are desperately trying to find a settled home for nine-year-old Sam, who has Autism and some serious behavioural problems.Removed from his mother less than a week ago, Sam has been staying with respite carers. But with two young children of their own, they now find themselves unable to hold on to the little boy as he is bullying them relentlessly. It’s not an isolated situation, either. Apparently Sam’s own siblings begged not to be placed with their older brother – they were both adamant that they were too afraid of him.The Watsons agree to accommodate Sam, who, despite his tiny stature, turns out to be quite the whirlwind – destroying anything and everything in his path. In addition to the outward behaviours, it quickly becomes evident that there is a much darker past that has blighted the boy’s life. As Casey tries to get to the bottom of it, she discovers there are no files on Sam; only the testament of his previous neighbour. Thankfully, Mrs Gallagher is only too happy to help. And to talk. But it soon transpires that there is a great deal more to Sam’s secret history…

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VIOLATED By My Own Father

Pdf Relationships VIOLATED By My Own Father

Pdf:VIOLATED By My Own Father.This is quite simply one of the most disturbing and heartbreaking stories of child abuse and neglect ever told by the actual victim of the offences. Most books on the subject are produced by people who have studied or dealt with the problem – not by someone who has suffered the shattering of emotions caused by it!Every young person has the right to be looked after and protected in life until they are old enough to look after themselves; especially by their parents and wider family, and secondly by official authorities. In contrast to what she should have expected, the sweetness and innocence of childhood was snatched from her because of constant violations by her father, and neglect by some Social Services departments. Her decision to speak out eventually caused the isolation of her family to such an extent that in their eyes the abuser was the victim.Alona’s courage is inspiring, and she has decided to tell her story mainly to give her the closure she so desires and deserves, and she hopes it may help others to know that it is possible to get through any situation no matter how difficult and cruel life can be. She also hopes that her story will encourage victims going through the same distressing trauma as she has suffered for most of her life - to speak out.There is life after abuse.

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Daddy's Little Soldier: When home is a war zone, who can little Tom trust?

Pdf Relationships Daddy's Little Soldier: When home is a war zone, who can little Tom trust?

Pdf:Daddy's Little Soldier: When home is a war zone, who can little Tom trust?.Having recently lost his mum to cancer, when eight-year-old Tom comes to live with Maggie, he is scared and alone. Tom has been taken into care following concerns from his teachers about his dad Mark's ability to cope as a single parent, following the death of his wife. As a former soldier, Mark has resorted to his military training in order to cope with his young son, forcing him to scrub the floors until his hands bleed and perform repeated push-ups as punishment for his misdeameanors. Working with both father and son, Maggie Hartley must try everything she knows to help the pair grieve for the mother and wife they've lost and reconnect with one another. But can dad, Mark, overcome his own demons and become the father his son so desperately needs?

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Daddy's Girl: Based on real events.

Pdf Relationships Daddy's Girl: Based on real events.

Pdf:Daddy's Girl: Based on real events.."This giant monster is the first man to show me there is such a thing as evil. My first introduction to violence.""The abuse, like poison, fed to us daily. Slowly killing us all."" Feral and pretty, a rose covered in thorns and he can't find a spot to place his fingers to pick me. "Follow the journey of a young girl, Sarah, as she endures trials that no youth should live through. From understanding what it is to have a father, to sexual and mental abuse, Sarah's early life is filled with turmoil from the darkest regions of ones mind.

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CinderGirl: My Journey out of the Ashes to a Life of Hope

Pdf Relationships CinderGirl: My Journey out of the Ashes to a Life of Hope

Pdf:CinderGirl: My Journey out of the Ashes to a Life of Hope.Growing up, she rarely heard her own name. Today, she's here to help you claim the inherent worth that is yours.Born into a large working-class family in upstate New York, Christina Meredith endured years of abuse before entering the foster-care system as a teenager. With nowhere to turn after she graduated from high school, Christina lived in her car for almost a year, working three jobs to survive.As she prayed in her car every day, Christina had no idea that in just a few years she would be crowned Ms. California. She had no idea her suffering would one day help others find healing. But she did know she was destined for more, and she would not give up hope no matter the circumstance. In CinderGirl, Christina tells her piercing and poignant story of leaving behind homelessness to become Ms. California and the founder of a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy for foster-care children.With stunning vulnerability, Christina invites us into her childhood home and the heart of a child longing to be loved. She asks us to journey with her across the country and deep into a growing faith. She invites us to dig deeper into our own personal courage, even in the most grim of conditions. CinderGirl is the riveting story of one young woman's determination to overcome hardship in order to help others know they are not alone and that they, too, can achieve anything they dream.

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Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood

Pdf Relationships Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood

Pdf:Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood.All Jennifer Lewis wants is a normal life. A mother and father who loves her, family dinners, birthday parties, vacations and playing with other kids in the neighborhood. Instead, her parents divorce and her mother marries an abusive man. Jennifer witnesses horrific fights. Her stepfather abuses her siblings and her. And the fallout ends in death and drug addiction for some of them. When she enters adulthood, she's insecure, full of fear, and destined to repeat all the trauma from which she's emerged. How can she create the life she's always longed for?It's not until she begins changing her thoughts that her future begins to change. The path out of her traumatic past is full of pitfalls and setbacks, but she sets out to live a new story -- a life full of health, financial stability, and love. In Shatter the Silence, Jennifer shares the painful memories that formed her and the new way of thinking that helped her become victorious over a tragic past.

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What Do I Do So Wrong?: An Introduction to the Narcissistic Mother

Pdf Relationships What Do I Do So Wrong?: An Introduction to the Narcissistic Mother

Pdf:What Do I Do So Wrong?: An Introduction to the Narcissistic Mother.What Do I Do So Wrong? is an in-depth introduction to the narcissistic mother.Often the characteristics of a narcissistic mother can be brushed off as her being "difficult" or "overbearing". In reality, the narcissistic mother hides many damaging behaviors that are a very real form of childhood abuse. This can be difficult for adult children of narcissistic mothers to come to terms with and comprehend, especially with the term narcissistic being such a broad term for a complex type of emotional abuse.Do you feel confused, frustrated, or empty after being around your mother? Are you riddled with self-doubt, unsure of how your mother really feels about you? Do you find her reactions to your achievements or accomplishments leave you feeling like a failure? Do you feel suppressed, controlled, and like rejection is a feeling you're constantly battling with?If this resonates with you, then it sounds like you have a narcissistic mother - just like me.In this audiobook I aim to help you understand just what a narcissistic mother is, drawing from my own damaging upbringing and traumatic relationship with my mother. I want to offer my own experiences as well go through some of the things I did to break free from the emotionally draining effects my childhood had on me.By the end of this book, I hope to have given you an understanding of the following:What a narcissistic mother isWhy some mothers are narcissists, even toward their own childrenThe effects a narcissistic upbringing has on adult childrenWays to combat those negative effectsI'll use my own narcissistic mother experience to explain the behaviors she exhibits and the impact it has and help give you an understanding of why she treats you this way.

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Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia

Pdf Relationships Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia

Pdf:Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia.A story that could happen to anyoneAnd a woman’s determinaton to heal her familyRaised in a big Catholic family, Josepine May is a promising student and a track star. At 19 she and her boyfriend Cal have their whole lives ahead. When an unexpected pregnancy derails her plans, Josephine embraces her new role as the mother to a beautiful daughter, and commits herself to making her life with Cal work.Despite her best efforts, her husband turns out to be self-centered, cold, and an unpredictible father. Still, Josephine persists, year after year, in trying to make a family life like the one she dreamed of.Finally, revelations about Cal’s abuse come to light, and the real struggle begins as Josephine must rejoin the workforce, find counseling for her children, and fight off the unending legal assault of her ex-husband.A story of undying spirit and love, Ice Under Snow is critical reading for survivors of abuse or their loved ones. May’s journey will let you know that you are not alone, and that love will always find a path to healing.

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A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

Pdf Relationships A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

Pdf:A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3.Part 2 of 3Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case.Determined to get to the root of Sam’s behaviour, Casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ever imagined…Having recently said goodbye to their last foster child, Miller, the Watson family are taking a bit of a break. But it’s while Casey is having fun catching up with her friends that she receives a call from her new link worker. Social services are desperately trying to find a settled home for nine-year-old Sam, who has Autism and some serious behavioural problems.Removed from his mother less than a week ago, Sam has been staying with respite carers. But with two young children of their own, they now find themselves unable to hold on to the little boy as he is bullying them relentlessly. It’s not an isolated situation, either. Apparently Sam’s own siblings begged not to be placed with their older brother – they were both adamant that they were too afraid of him.The Watsons agree to accommodate Sam, who, despite his tiny stature, turns out to be quite the whirlwind – destroying anything and everything in his path. In addition to the outward behaviours, it quickly becomes evident that there is a much darker past that has blighted the boy’s life. As Casey tries to get to the bottom of it, she discovers there are no files on Sam; only the testament of his previous neighbour. Thankfully, Mrs Gallagher is only too happy to help. And to talk. But it soon transpires that there is a great deal more to Sam’s secret history…

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Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia

Pdf Relationships Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia

Pdf:Ice Under Snow: A memoir of identifying and confronting abuse and pedophilia.A story that could happen to anyoneAnd a woman’s determinaton to heal her familyRaised in a big Catholic family, Josepine May is a promising student and a track star. At 19 she and her boyfriend Cal have their whole lives ahead. When an unexpected pregnancy derails her plans, Josephine embraces her new role as the mother to a beautiful daughter, and commits herself to making her life with Cal work.Despite her best efforts, her husband turns out to be self-centered, cold, and an unpredictible father. Still, Josephine persists, year after year, in trying to make a family life like the one she dreamed of.Finally, revelations about Cal’s abuse come to light, and the real struggle begins as Josephine must rejoin the workforce, find counseling for her children, and fight off the unending legal assault of her ex-husband.A story of undying spirit and love, Ice Under Snow is critical reading for survivors of abuse or their loved ones. May’s journey will let you know that you are not alone, and that love will always find a path to healing.

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The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity

Pdf Relationships The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity

Pdf:The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity.About the Author Axton Betz-Hamilton is an expert in identity theft, having personal experience that she's now turned into a career. After discovering her own mother had stolen hers and her father's identities for years, Axton made understanding the nuances of identity theft her life's work. She frequently speaks on the topic at a wide range of conferences and has won multiple awards for her research, teaching, and service.Axton has a Master's degree in Computer Sciences and Retailing and a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies, focusing on child identity theft and elder financial exploitation perpetrated by family members. She teaches at South Dakota State University. Read more

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Lost Child: The True Story of a Girl Who Couldn't Ask for Help

Pdf Relationships Lost Child: The True Story of a Girl Who Couldn't Ask for Help

Pdf:Lost Child: The True Story of a Girl Who Couldn't Ask for Help.The first new book from beloved therapist and writer Torey Hayden in almost fifteen years—an inspiring, uplifting tale of a troubled child and the remarkable woman who made a difference.In a forgotten corner of Wales, a young girl languishes in a home for troubled children. Abandoned by her parents because of her violent streak, Jessie—at the age of ten—is at risk of becoming just another lost soul in the foster system. Precocious and bold, Jessie is convinced she is possessed by the devil and utterly unprepared for the arrival of therapist Torey Hayden. Armed with patience, compassion, and unconditional love, Hayden begins working with Jessie once a week. But when Jessie makes a stunning accusation against one of Hayden’s colleagues – a man Hayden implicitly trusts – Hayden’s work doubles: now she must not only get to the root of Jessie’s troubles, but also find out if what the girl alleges is true.A moving, compelling, and inspiring account, Lost Child is a powerful testament once again of Torey Hayden’s extraordinary ability to reach children who many have given up on—and a reminder of how patience and love can ultimately prevail.

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Denied a Mummy

Pdf Relationships Denied a Mummy

Pdf:Denied a Mummy.When Maggie's latest placement arrives on her doorstep, the three young siblings have clearly been through unspeakable traumas in their short lives. Violent, malnourished and showing signs of sexualised behaviour, the two brothers and their big sister have been left to fend for themselves by their drug-addicted parents. Maggie must use all of her skills and experience as a foster carer to help these damaged siblings to learn to be children again. With much love, care and patience, their behaviour gradually starts to improve, and social services start looking for a forever family for them.But alarm bells start to ring when Maggie meets the couple who have been matched to adopt the siblings. It is clear that they're looking for the perfect ready-made family, and they're not going to get it with these vulnerable brothers and sister. Despite raising her concerns with social services, Maggie is powerless to prevent the adoption from going ahead, and she must put aside her own fears to help the siblings settle in with their new parents. But she can't shake the feeling of dread as she waves them good-bye.      Six months later, Maggie's worst nightmares come true when she learns that the children have been handed back to the care of social services following the breakdown of the adoption. Maggie must fight to get the children returned to her, but is it too late to undo the damage that has been done?

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A Dark Secret

Pdf Relationships A Dark Secret

Pdf:A Dark Secret.About the Author Casey Watson, who writes under a pseudonym, is a specialist foster carer. She and her husband, Mike, look after children who are particularly troubled or damaged by their past. Before becoming a foster carer Casey was a behaviour manager for her local comprehensive school. Read more

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The 18-Year Factor: How our upbringing affects our lives and relationships

Pdf Relationships The 18-Year Factor: How our upbringing affects our lives and relationships

Pdf:The 18-Year Factor: How our upbringing affects our lives and relationships.The 18-year Factor is a way of referring to the first 18 years of life. We can all benefit from looking more closely at them - no matter what kind of upbringing we experienced. This book is an invitation to look back and understand how your upbringing affects your life and relationships. The captivating real-life stories throughout this book will help readers think more deeply and talk more openly about their own stories. Each chapter concludes with evaluation and discussion points for personal reflection and group discussion.

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Where Children Run

Pdf Relationships Where Children Run

Pdf:Where Children Run.Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives and their mother's bed.  Where Children Run opens with one of their earliest memories - the day Domko throws their infant stepsister against the wall. In this firsthand account, the twins recall years of neglect, starvation, and enslavement; horrific beatings and candlelit nights spent in the nearby St. Thomas Lutheran Church. Neighbors intervene, but their efforts provide only temporary relief as the children's mother - also living in fear - refuses to press charges.  The brothers vow that if they survive, they will someday expose their tormentor and members of their mother's religious organization who turned a blind eye to their suffering. This is their story - told with stark honesty and in heart-wrenching detail.  Where Children Run is a timeless, unforgettable audiobook about survival, a powerful testament to the strength and adaptability of the human spirit.  Contains mature themes.

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Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood

Pdf Relationships Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood

Pdf:Shatter the Silence: A Woman's Journey Out of an Abusive Childhood.Review 'From the moment I started the first page, I knew I wouldn't be able to put it down until I finished it. As a family member of someone who has experienced sexual abuse, this book was inspiring and hit home. It takes a lot of courage to talk about experiences like this, but makes a tremendous amount of difference in inspiring hope in victims and family members of victims. Loved it!!''I got my copy this weekend, read the intro and chapter one yesterday... sat down tonight to read one chapter and ended up finishing it cover to cover. Says a lot because I am dyslexic and a very slow reader... #awesome #inspiring This is a fantastic and compelling story and will resonate regardless of who you are or your situation.''Very good book about an awful experience. Great advice for those who are going or have gone through abuse.''The book is fantastic. Jen is incredibly brave to have shared her story with the world. If it helps just one person get out or through a bad situation then her book is a success!!!' Read more About the Author Jennifer Lewis lives with her husband, Mark, on acreage in Central Oregon. Together they have six kids -- some of them grown. She spends her free time doing CrossFit and playing cribbage with her family and friends. This is her first book. Contact the author at [email protected] Read more

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Daddy's Wicked Parties: The Most Shocking True Story of Child Abuse Ever Told: Skylark Child Abuse True Stories, Volume 2

Pdf Relationships Daddy's Wicked Parties: The Most Shocking True Story of Child Abuse Ever Told: Skylark Child Abuse True Stories, Volume 2

Pdf:Daddy's Wicked Parties: The Most Shocking True Story of Child Abuse Ever Told: Skylark Child Abuse True Stories, Volume 2.The second of Kate Skylark's co-created true child-abuse stories. Steve Gilbert is a charming, clever man. Lucy is his 10-year-old daughter. Lucy loves him to bits, just as all little girls love their daddies, and she is delighted to hear he has organized a special party for her. After all, little girls love parties. But Steve Gilbert is also a sociopathic, manipulative sexual predator. Brainwashed into accepting her father's twisted view of the world, Lucy trusts him implicitly. Daddy will keep her safe; he will keep her happy. Daddy would never betray his little girl, would he? But as time goes on, Steve Gilbert's evil manipulations escalate, and following a shocking string of events, Lucy's innocent young life turns from simple happy childhood to an abusive nightmare. Only one person can save her now. Lucy Gilbert and Kate Skylark are friends and confidants. They created this book together to help raise money to help children in danger.Warning: This book is based upon a true account of child abuse and, as such, contains passages that some listeners may find disturbing.

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Corruption of Virtue: Tragic tales of Incest, Abuse and Hate, in the victim's own words

Pdf Relationships Corruption of Virtue: Tragic tales of Incest, Abuse and Hate, in the victim's own words

Pdf:Corruption of Virtue: Tragic tales of Incest, Abuse and Hate, in the victim's own words.True Stories of incestuous adults.Warning some of these stories describe sexual abuse to minorsThese stories are from interviews I conducted over a two-year period.Some of the victims have never disclosed the details to anyone before. So, I felt honoured that they chose to unburden on me.These three tales are in no way meant to titillate or arouse. They are from people who needed to free themselves, get things off their chest.Too many adults see their children as their property. An asset to flagrantly do with as they please. To some adults, ruining some-one’s life, never crosses their minds. But they should, in reality imagine what the child is suffering.Some people I’ve interviewed have abused because they were abused themselves. And so, the cycle continues.After recording the interviews I’ve tried to write it in the victim’s words, as accurately as I can.I’ve not left any details out, unless specifically asked to by the narrator.Finally — if reading and part of this book prevents, just one single person from committing child abuse.Then I’ve done my job… Abi.

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Kidpower Children's Safety Comics: How to use your power to stay safe

Pdf Relationships Kidpower Children's Safety Comics: How to use your power to stay safe

Pdf:Kidpower Children's Safety Comics: How to use your power to stay safe.This entertaining and important comic book answers the question asked by countless worried parents, teachers, and other caring adults, “How do I teach my kids to be safe with people while not scaring them?” Instead of using fear to talk about danger, Kidpower makes it FUN to learn to be safe from bullying, abuse, and other unsafe behavior. The engaging cartoons and interesting social stories make it easy for adults to provide crucial knowledge and skills so their children can learn to be safe with other kids, adults they know, and strangers. In this book, you will find:• Entertaining lessons to help kids and their adults have more fun and fewer problems with people. • Age-appropriate safety rules and social stories about boundaries, consent, and checking first.• Practical tools to protect kids from bullying, teasing, abuse, and other unsafe behavior.• Easy role-plays to rehearse skills like staying aware, moving away from trouble, and getting help.This comic book is most appropriate children ages 3 to 10 who are usually with adults who can help them. However, the skills are important for people of any age – adults too! Older children often learn by reading and practicing with younger children, and we also have our "Kidpower Youth Safety Comics" for ages 9 to 14, and our "Fullpower Safety Comics for Teens and Adults" This book is a publication of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a global nonprofit leader dedicated to providing effective and empowering child protection, positive communication, advocacy, personal safety, and self-defense skills for all ages, abilities, cultures, beliefs, genders, and identities since 1989.

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Speechless: An Autobiography of Child Murder and Rape

Pdf Relationships Speechless: An Autobiography of Child Murder and Rape

Pdf:Speechless: An Autobiography of Child Murder and Rape.Robert Ben Mitchell's terrifying story of growing up in a family where extreme physical and sexual abuse were the norm. Detailing his childhood and teenage years, he tells how his father raped him from when he was a toddler until six years of age, how his mother subjected him to bone-breaking beatings, and how all of this culminated in a tragic episode when he was 17 years old that almost cost him his life. He also explains how his parents were able to hide their actions, including the murder of a sibling, due to his father's high position in a US spy satellite program. A survivor of extreme child abuse, he shares his story so that others who have survived such horrors will know they are not alone, and he ends with hope and help for those who want to tell their own speechless stories. Today, he is an osteopathic physician who works with people who are addicted to pain medications and heroin, as well as helping individuals who are recovering from child abuse.

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Dealing with a Narcissistic Mother: How to Handle Your Narcissistic Mother as an Adult

Pdf Relationships Dealing with a Narcissistic Mother: How to Handle Your Narcissistic Mother as an Adult

Pdf:Dealing with a Narcissistic Mother: How to Handle Your Narcissistic Mother as an Adult.Were you raised by a mother who put her needs and wants before yours? Does your mother make you think that her love is conditional and that it will be stripped of you if you don't meet her expectations? Does your mother consistently make you feel inadequate, empty, and riddled with sadness? Does she always seem to disappoint you, making you feel worthless and abandoned by her? I know all of the above feelings all too well. I was brought up by a narcissistic mother and know just how heartbreaking it can be to still feel like that scared child, even as an adult. I've been through decades of being subjected to my mother's narcissism, and it was only when I hit my lowest point that my survival instinct kicked in: I either cut ties with my mother or I developed ways to deal with her hurtful, damaging behavior. Neither option was going to be easy, but both were going to ensure I could heal, find my self-worth for the first time, and begin to thrive. I would no longer be living in her shadow. Dealing with your narcissistic mother means taking back control. In this audiobook, I'll guide you through the following: Grieving the loss of the mother you never had Processing your emotions Setting your boundaries Guarding yourself against gaslighting Protecting your feelingsConfronting the possibility of cutting ties How to cut ties if you choose to On the path toward becoming stronger and confronting the narcissistic abuse you've endured, the biggest hurdle you'll face is undoubtedly the relationship you have with your mother. To help you find your worth and flourish, I want to show you how to deal with your narcissistic mother now that you're an adult.

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The One They Call Feral

Pdf Relationships The One They Call Feral

Pdf:The One They Call Feral.Written in flashbacks and with a mix of fact and fiction is the story of Ricky, a fourteen-year-old boy from suburban Melbourne, Australia, who in 1975 escaped years of sexual and physical abuse by hitch-hiking more than four-thousand kilometres, alone.He finds himself in the Pilbara region of Western Australia living in a cave where he learns to catch and eat the local native animals, including poisonous snakes, lizards, insects and birds. Found months later by members of the Nyamal aboriginal tribe, he is taken to their tribal camp-ground and taught the cultural ways. He, after five years of living the nomadic lifestyle, becomes one of only two known white men to go through the ancient tribal rituals and eventually passes his manhood trial.Many of the rituals were extremely dangerous, including catching deadly snakes and returning with them alive to the tribe, treks out into the harsh desert, alone, for days and weeks at a time.The book contains adventure, humour, danger, sadness and a little romance. It also contains rarely heard Nyamal words and phrases and several ancient customs.

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Abusive Relationships: Suicide, Drama, and Difficult People in a Nutshell

Pdf Relationships Abusive Relationships: Suicide, Drama, and Difficult People in a Nutshell

Pdf:Abusive Relationships: Suicide, Drama, and Difficult People in a Nutshell.Serious issues in our society are addressed. As part of a three-book series, this title touches on two concerns in our countries that are closer to us than we think: domestic violence and suicide.The stats don't lie. Reports of domestic violence are ever-increasing. Some are puzzled by these numbers. They don't always know what can be considered real violence and what is just exaggeration. Others become victims of uncontrolled tempers, addicts, and cheaters and are scarred for life. How can we recognize it and stop it? That's the question we'll address here.In this scholarly research, experts have taken a precise, keen look at the root causes of suicide, the comparison between countries and areas, life circumstances, and the best ways to prevent this sad phenomenon. Poverty, schizophrenia, and life traumas can all to the causes.Click "add to cart" now.

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Daddy's Little Soldier: When Home Is a War Zone, Who Can Little Tom Trust?

Pdf Relationships Daddy's Little Soldier: When Home Is a War Zone, Who Can Little Tom Trust?

Pdf:Daddy's Little Soldier: When Home Is a War Zone, Who Can Little Tom Trust?.Having recently lost his mum to cancer, when eight-year-old Tom comes to live with Maggie, he is scared and alone. Tom has been taken into care following concerns from his teachers about his dad Mark's ability to cope as a single parent, following the death of his wife.As a former soldier, Mark has resorted to his military training in order to cope with his young son, forcing him to scrub the floors until his hands bleed and perform repeated push-ups as punishment for his misdeameanors. Working with both father and son, Maggie Hartley must try everything she knows to help the pair grieve for the mother and wife they've lost and reconnect with one another. But can dad, Mark, overcome his own demons and become the father his son so desperately needs?

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My Father's Love

Pdf Relationships My Father's Love

Pdf:My Father's Love.An inspiring true story of how God replaces sexual abuse with authentic love.In Search of Authentic Love...Ella’s daddy said he loved her, yet he let alcohol get in the way. Ella’smom said she loved her, yet she treated her with disdain. Ella’sstepfather said he loved her, yet he swore her to silence about their“special” relationship.With the help of her husband, a caring pastor, and a similarly abusedfriend, Ella was able to replace these lies with the truth of God’s love.The truth that set her on the road to recovery.Beyond Ella’s personal, gripping story, My Father’s Love shows bothvictims and those who want to help them how to...• Deal with the emotions of anger, guilt, confusion,helplessness, lack of trust• Work through the difficulties in marriage and other adultrelationships that result from childhood abuse• Begin the journey to healing and reconciliation“Self-Assessment Questions” for victims and special “Helper’s Focus”section for counselors guide the readers through each step of therecovery process.Jane Carlile Baker’s three published biographies: My Father’s Love;Triumphs and Tragedies, Corregidor and its Aftermath; and ToughnutAngel, The Tale of a Real-Life Adventuress of the Old West precede herfirst novel, Rogue Wave, due out in 2019. She and her marriage andfamily therapist husband, Art, led Stepping Stones, a support group foradults abused as children, for ten years. Jane directs Refresh, a women’sretreat for Redeemer Church of Modesto, California.Dr. Jim A Talley, a licensed marital and family therapist,is in private practice in Oklahoma, He is co-author of Too Close TooSoon, Reconcilable Differences, Life after Divorceand True Colors

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365 Men Quotes: Daily Men Quotes to Become More Alpha, Confident and Charismatic

Pdf Relationships 365 Men Quotes: Daily Men Quotes to Become More Alpha, Confident and Charismatic

Pdf:365 Men Quotes: Daily Men Quotes to Become More Alpha, Confident and Charismatic.There are just some things that men experiences that women would never understand isn’t it? I’m not saying things like the difficulty you have when shaving or the pain you feel when something hit your balls… hard.Anyway…This book is all about empowering and motivating men to become a better version. The quotes presented are some of the things that women will never truly feel and understand. The difference and uniqueness is also the beauty. Men and Women. We seek not to be the same but to be special in our own ways and complement each other in a powerful way.

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The Question Authority

Pdf Relationships The Question Authority

Pdf:The Question Authority.Review Rachel Cline’s The Question Authority does just that, with heart-stinging clarity. So in touch with the present moment that it might have been written last week, so skillful that it couldn't have been, this prescient novel deserves your attention. —Martha Southgate, author of Third Girl from the Left'Nora is a beautifully crafted character. Late in the book, she comments on her own 'prickliness,' and the word is perfect. Nora is sharp and hard to get close to, and now, in her 50s, she's trying to understand how much of that is a reaction to Mr. Rasmussen—his behavior toward Nora but also what she knows about him and Beth and a handful of other girls. ' —Kirkus ReviewsA gripping, provocative story about bright young girls in thrall to a charismatic teacher, and his haunting impact on their adult lives. Set in two Brooklyns, that of the 1970s and of 2009, the novel adds depth and nuance to our ongoing conversation about #MeToo revelations. Cline’s characters are drawn with delightful wit and a keen eye, as well as a striking and profound tenderness for youthful innocence and longing. I devoured this novel, and it has stayed with me long after I turned the last page. —Kate Manning, author of My Notorious Life Read more About the Author Rachel Cline, author of the novels What to Keep and My Liar, has written for the New York Times, New York, More, SELF, and Tin House magazines, and is a produced screen and television writer. For five years, she was a screenwriting instructor at the University of Southern California and has taught fiction writing at New York University, Eugene Lang College, and Sarah Lawrence College. She has been a resident at Yaddo, a fellow at Sewanee, and a Girls Write Now mentor. She lives in Brooklyn Heights, a few blocks from where she grew up.   Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Mother Should Have Helped Build The Wall (My Nightmare in Georgia 'Sequel' Book 2)

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Pdf:Mother Should Have Helped Build The Wall (My Nightmare in Georgia 'Sequel' Book 2).Lindsey is narrating, taking you back to the early years when the child abuse began. The struggles of living in a home with an abusive father that could become so violent, bringing fear and terror into the home, even when they least expect it. Humans, pets, no one is safe. The cruelty that her dad can dish out is unimaginable. Broken bones can heal, but broken minds remain broken forever. This is a sequel to "My Nightmare in Georgia, Based on A True story." If you have not read that book yet, get your copy while grabbing a copy of this book. Half the proceeds from both books go to Janie's Fund - Janie's House that front man Steven Tyler, of Aerosmith, opened up for young, abused girls to go to be safe, get therapy and the help that they need. Those girls, are just like me. What a great cause! If you don't mind, please be kind and leave a review for this book. It helps bring the book more to life and helps with the cause! This was a very hard story to write, based on my life. Thank you!

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L3

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Pdf:L3.L3 is a story about the resiliency of the human psyche and life after early childhood trauma. Comparisons are drawn between humans and computers and how humans have pre-programmed tools such as memory repression and dissociation to withstand soul splintering events that damage the human soul, which in many ways is similar to a computer's hard drive. This book reflects one woman's journey through the heartbreaking acts of childhood sexual abuse, parental neglect, and bullying. It delves into the repercussions of these events which lead to more heartbreak such as self-harm, bulimia, murder and suicide, and domestic violence. Somehow, despite the dark content of this tale, the woman finds humor as a way to process the events that make up her life. L3 is about how one woman utilizes coping mechanisms to split into three distinct personalities to navigate her way through the obstacle-laden path called her life, and then re-emerge years later as a convergence of these three personalities. At times, the story is heart-wrenching. At times, the story produces humor that is birthed from the tortured places of the burdened soul. This is a journey of innocence lost; a journey of traveling life with no map, direction, or purpose, and somehow managing to trip over all three.

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All the Silent Spaces: A Memoir

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Pdf:All the Silent Spaces: A Memoir.About the Author Christine Ristaino teaches Italian and is the faculty advisor for a number of programs related to social justice at Emory University. She has coauthored an academic publication titled Lucrezia Marinella and the “Querelle des Femmes” in Seventeenth-Century Italy and the first edition of a book series, The Italian Virtual Class. Ristaino specializes in Italian language pedagogy, language teaching, cultural acquisition, community engaged learning, and Italian memoir. She writes and publishes articles and op-eds on overcoming violence, having difficult conversations, and equity. Read more

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Fallen Angel: From Heaven to Hell and Back Again

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Pdf:Fallen Angel: From Heaven to Hell and Back Again.The human soul has the capacity to change all the way up until the time of a person’s death and even beyond into the Spirit World. I should have been dead more times than I can count the fingers on one hand but here I am, alive and changed. Thirty-two years old and sitting in a federal prison for two years, I made a promise and a choice to change every day, one moment, one feeling, one day at a time. Now, at 48 years of age, the change is very noticeable. The purpose of this book of my life is to show others where I came from and how I made the changes in my life so that my life can be followed as a blueprint to healing and ultimately to happiness.

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'Poems from the Heart' By Rosemary Ridley Vines

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Pdf:'Poems from the Heart' By Rosemary Ridley Vines.One of the characteristics of poetry is that it has a unique way of conveying ideas, creating mental images, provoking thought, emotional connection, and portraying experiences in human life. I love poetry because it allows me to share my feelings and emotions in poetic form. May I ask you to take an imaginary walk with me as you carefully read each poem that comes straight from the heart? Will you allow your imagination to transform into reality as you experience real life events, real people, real pain, and real love? Although some of my poems are metaphorically written, others are written from true facts. I am a domestic and sexual violence survivor. Before you read my book, I need to share with you that some of my poems are expressing raw emotion from actual events that took place in my life. It is my heart's desire that as you read each poem, it will gain your attention, evoke empathy, and give you a greater insight. May each descriptive word have an emotional impact on the readers that will be remembered. May the pain I shared from abusive relationships help to raise awareness toward domestic violence. Please enjoy your journey as you peruse through "Poems from the Heart," and feel the joy of victory at the end of my book! Thanks so much! Author Rosemary R. Vines

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Black Indian (Made in Michigan Writers)

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Pdf:Black Indian (Made in Michigan Writers).From the Author Like my collection of poetry, Who's Afraid of Black Indians? published in 2012, my memoir, Black Indian, equally explores my life and experiences growing up in a small Mid-western city replete with Mixed race communities. Yet it's not just my story: it's my sister's story. It's my mom and aunts' story. This book is a recovery tale of landscape, legacy and inheritance. I've grown up with the stories of Black people with American Indian heritage who married whites; full flood Cherokees, according to records from my great-aunt, who married Mulattos. The ethnic intersections of these families created communities of color who knew their own origins but were forced into legal racial classification. When I was a child, I didn't know any of that. I just saw a mother with beautiful translucent skin and pitch black hair. Lining Mama up next to my aunts, they were women whose beauty proceeded them before they walked into any room. But this book also captures the rupture of identity, cycles of abuse and addiction and how we survived it. This book captures my family's beauty, our stories, our loss as well as our struggle to maintain an identity and selfhood in the constant racial re-classification, theft of land and ethnic erasure of the last three hundred years. I would love to hear any feedback on my books (hopefully nice), but I would truly love a review of my book(s). This interview shares some of my story:vertikallifemagazine.com/discovering-art/a-taste-of-ink-live-featuring-shonda-buchanan/ Read more About the Author Award-winning poet and educator Shonda Buchanan (1968) was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a daughter of Mixed Bloods, tri-racial and tri-ethnic African American, American Indian and European-descendant families who migrated from North Carolina and Virginia in the mid-1800s to Southwestern Michigan. Black Indian: A Memoir begins the saga of these migration stories exploring identity, loss and landscape. For the last 18 years, Shonda has taught Creative Writing, Composition and Critical Theory at Loyola Marymount University, Hampton University and William & Mary College. Her first book of poetry, Who's Afraid of Black Indians?, was nominated for the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and the Library of Virginia Book Awards. Her second collection of poetry, Equipoise: Poems from Goddess Country was published by San Francisco Bay Press. Read more

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The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution (The ACR Practitioner’s Guide Series)

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Pdf:The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution (The ACR Practitioner’s Guide Series).Review A Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution is an outstanding contribution to the conflict management field. With Michaels’ creative insights, practical case examples, and innovative techniques, he inspires practitioners to examine and understand what guides the strategic and tactical choices we make in our work. This book is a must-read for practitioners who strive to bring their personal best to their work and for educators and trainers who strive to inspire learners to do so. (Cinnie Noble, CINERGY® Coaching, author of Conflict management Coaching: The CINERGY Model and Conflict Mastery Questions to Guide You)Michael Lang has been a leading voice in bringing reflective practice methodology to the field of mediation. In this book, he enables the mediator to draw out their learning from their own work. His style engages the reader, his exercises evoke reflection and learning, and his case examples provoke new thinking. (Dr. Delma Sweeney)Lang’s much anticipated Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution is an indispensable resource for conflict specialists who prize excellence over experience. It is also an essential guide for those of us supporting new practitioners in thoughtfully navigating the inherent uncertainties of working with conflict. In candid and conversational style, complete with vivid examples and practical exercises, the book itself is a beautifully tangible illustration of the reflective practice mind-set as it applies to our field. (Rochelle Arms Almengor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice - CUNY)Michael Lang’s reflective practice guide is a gift to current and future practitioners, from students to novices to the most experienced experts. Rather than a prescription for a specific practice model, it is a delightful and accessible reference, full of examples from actual cases as well as exercises designed to help people continuously become more effective throughout their careers. (John Lande, Isidor Loeb Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri School of Law)Grab this wise and wonderful book plus five mediator friends and form your own reflective practitioner group. Lang's book asks just the right questions to start you on your journey. You'll never regret it. (Ava J. Abramowitz) Read more About the Author Michael Lang is a mediator with more than 30 years' experience in the areas of family, workplace, organizational, congregational and public policy disputes. Michael is the founding Director of the Master of Arts Program in Conflict Resolution at Antioch University. Read more

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Emotional Intelligence: The 21-Day Mental Makeover to Master Your Emotions, Improve Your Social Skills, and Achieve Better, Happier Relationships

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Pdf:Emotional Intelligence: The 21-Day Mental Makeover to Master Your Emotions, Improve Your Social Skills, and Achieve Better, Happier Relationships.Would you like to be able to communicate more effectively? Would you like to build better quality relationships? Would you like to make yourself more employable by becoming more self-aware of other peoples emotions and a better team player in the constantly changing, and culturally diverse environment? If you've answered yes, this is the book for you! Emotional Intelligence: The 21-Day Mental Makeover to Master Your Emotions, Improve Your Social Skills, and Achieve Better, Happier Relationships highlights the main components of emotional intelligence, and how developing them can contribute to your overall success in life.Inside you'll discover:What emotional intelligence is, and how it affects your relationshipsHow developing emotional intelligence can significantly improve your life in all areasHow to decode the emotional and psychological messages that affect your thought patternThe underlying causes of poor interpersonal skillsThe 21-day Challenge to help you restructure your life, and improve your relationshipsSimple tips and exercises you can start doing today to instantly raise your EQand much more!This book can help you have an edge over those who speak or act, without thinking. You will realize why people with higher emotional intelligence never ignore their feelings, but recognize and process them, before responding to them.You will understand why emotional intelligence has become a highly sought-after skill, and why the 21-century employers need people who can work well under pressure, and cope in culturally diverse, or emotionally charged environments.Although you may not be able to control the emotions you experience, you will learn how to control your reaction to those emotions, and the impact such reactions can have on those around you.The ultimate eye-opening guide to mental and emotional makeover, Emotional Intelligence: The 21-day Mental Makeover to Master Your Emotions, Improve Your Social Skills, and Achieve Better, Happier Relationships will guide you through the path to emotional intelligence mastery!So, click "Buy Now" and start on a journey of self-discovery, and witness an almost instant improvement in relationships and life!

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Forbidden Psychology 101: How to Use Psychology to Influence Human Behavior and Read People (Unknowingly)

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Pdf:Forbidden Psychology 101: How to Use Psychology to Influence Human Behavior and Read People (Unknowingly).Warning! Buy this audiobook at your own risk: Once you learn these techniques, there's no going back....Do you want to be more likable, respected, admired, loved, and adored? Do you feel like you're being manipulated by others and doing things you don't wish to do? Are you sick and tired of getting taken advantage of by others? Do you want to stand up for yourself, be in control, and never feel disrespected?What If I told you I could make you a master persuader who gets whatever you want almost effortlessly and most importantly...unknowingly? In Forbidden Psychology 101, that's exactly what you'll get. You'll learn the forbidden, secret psychological techniques that will turn your life upside down, and there won't be any obstacles preventing you from gaining the respect and freedom you want and deserve. I've broken them down to see exactly how you can use their findings to your advantage. Every piece of advice in this audiobook is 100 percent backed by in-depth, peer-reviewed research.You can never underestimate the power of manipulation. The psychological techniques that are contained in this audiobook have to be treated with extreme care and respect since they can be a double-edged sword. If you are applying these techniques in your life, you will enjoy the endless benefits that come with them.The richest and most influential people on the globe use these secret manipulation tactics in one way or another, which is why they have the tremendous success that they do. Now, you're just minutes away from becoming just like them!Here is a sample of the powerful techniques you will learn:Convince even the most stubborn person in the world and make him or her obey your commands almost blindly!Make friends wherever you go - it's easy once you know a few "mind tricks" that will make you likable anytime, anywhere.Get anyone to obey your commands so subtly that they wont even realize what's happening. "Manipulation secrets" will teach you proven strategies to always win any argument!Immediately gain control of any social circleAs well as:How to get the truth out of anyone at any time.How to tell exciting and attention-grabbing stories.How to transform yourself into a super-confident person and make others find you attractive! Effectively convince and persuade anyone.Be irresistibly attractive and interesting to others.And much, much more.What are you waiting for? Time's ticking! Take charge of your life today by making the smartest investment you could possibly make: an investment in yourself and your future.  Click the "Buy Now" button at the top of this page!

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Whole Again: Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse

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Pdf:Whole Again: Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse.From a leading voice on recovering from toxic relationships, a deeply insightful guide to getting back to your "old self" again - in order to truly heal and move on.Jackson MacKenzie has helped millions of people in their struggle to understand the experience of toxic relationships. His first book, Psychopath Free, explained how to identify and survive the immediate situation. In this highly anticipated new audiobook, he guides listeners on what to do next - how to fully heal from abuse in order to find love and acceptance for the self and others.Through his work with thousands of survivors of abusive relationships, Jackson discovered that survivors frequently have symptoms of trauma lasting long after the relationship is over. These may include feelings of numbness and emptiness, depression, mood swings, isolation, perfectionism, rumination, caretaking and people-pleasing, a need for control, physical maladies, substance abuse, and more.But he also found that it is possible to work through these symptoms and find fulfillment and love on the other side. In Whole Again, he shares insights and tools for working through the protective self we've developed so that we can finally move on to live a full and authentic life - to once again feel light, free, whole, and ready to give and receive love.Like Brené Brown's The Gifts of Imperfection and John Bradshaw's Healing the Shame that Binds You, Whole Again offers hope and multiple strategies to anyone who has survived a toxic relationship, as well as anyone suffering the effects of a breakup involving lying, cheating, and other forms of abuse - to release old wounds and safely let the love back inside where it belongs.

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It's Not Love: Uncover the truth, Understand the disorder and Undo the damage of a narcissistic relationship to obtain the love You deserve

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Pdf:It's Not Love: Uncover the truth, Understand the disorder and Undo the damage of a narcissistic relationship to obtain the love You deserve.Review Drawing on encounters over the past 15 years, Susan's 'It is Not Love' offers a tangible lifeline to those who are struggling to understand and disentangle themselves from impossible relationships and patterns.-Mario Duff ' 'It is Not Love' is real talk from the trenches, of first-hand experience and years of earning the trust of others to help work through the confusing, crazed pain of loving someone who has trapped them emotionally. A must-read book if you want a candid and honest guide to understanding what you should and should not do to protect yourself from those who have hurt you while also building the loving relationship you deserve. ' -Michelle Levin, Ph.D Read more About the Author Susan A. Broussard is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and life coach. She has helped countless individuals achieve the love they want in their lives. With over 15 years of experience helping individuals, children, couples and families she has developed a step by step way to reclaim your life. Read more

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It's Not Love: Uncover the Truth, Understand the Disorder and Undo the Damage of a Narcissistic Relationship to Obtain the Love You Deserve

Pdf Relationships It's Not Love: Uncover the Truth, Understand the Disorder and Undo the Damage of a Narcissistic Relationship to Obtain the Love You Deserve

Pdf:It's Not Love: Uncover the Truth, Understand the Disorder and Undo the Damage of a Narcissistic Relationship to Obtain the Love You Deserve.Review 'Drawing on encounters over the past 15 years, Susan's 'It is Not Love' offers a tangible lifeline to those who are struggling to understand and disentangle themselves from impossible relationships and patterns.'-Mario Duff ''It's Not Love' is real talk from the trenches, of first-hand experience and years of earning the trust of others to help work through the confusing, crazed pain of loving someone who has trapped them emotionally. A must-read book if you want a candid and honest guide to understanding what you should and should not do to protect yourself from those who have hurt you while also building the loving relationship you deserve.' -Michelle Levin Ph.D Read more

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No Good Deed: A Fractured Fairy Tale based on a true story

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Pdf:No Good Deed: A Fractured Fairy Tale based on a true story.No Good Deed is a fractured fairy tale about a beautiful and successful woman who moves from Beverly Hills to a small rural town in Colorado and falls in love with a real-life prince. After a whirlwind romance, during which he promises her an idyllic life and a future together as soul mates, she discovers little by little that it is all a lie and that the handsome, worldly prince has all the characteristics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder. What should have been a beautiful romance of mythic proportions quickly turns into a nightmare as she untangles the web of lies and discovers his secret life that includes an agenda of liberating her of property, money, jewelry, her health, and even her sanity. Only after carefully constructing an escape plan over the course of years was she able to extricate herself from his spell and salvage what was left of her life. No Good Deed is a cautionary tale for our modern times.

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The Art of Persuasion

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Pdf:The Art of Persuasion.You may think you know what you want in life, but having the idea, the goal, the means, the business plan or the enthusiasm will only get you halfway there. Whatever it is that you want to make happen - whether a new business, community project or innovative idea - the one crucial factor by which it will stand or fall is how well you can communicate it to others. This invaluable audiobook explains just why good communication is so critical and reveals the secrets of honing your skills to ensure your goal is realised. From planning your initiative to making an effective pitch when the stakes are high, international communication coach Juliet Erickson presents the best insights and techniques of persuasive communication that are essential to really make your great ideas happen.

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No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

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Pdf:No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.Review “Gut-wrenching, required reading.” ―Esquire, “Most Anticipated Books of 2019”“A powerful exploration of the sinister, insidious nature of domestic violence in America… Bracing and gut-wrenching, with slivers of hope throughout, this is exemplary, moving reportage on an important subject that often remains in the dark due to shame and/or fear.” ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review“This sympathetic look at victims, perpetrators, and intervention efforts by law enforcement and social agencies makes for compelling reading. . . Snyder's chilling body of evidence shows that domestic abuse is a pervasive epidemic that can and does happen everywhere.” ―Booklist““No Visible Bruises is a seminal and breathtaking account of why home is the most dangerous place to be a woman. Through brilliant insights and myth-busting research, compelling storytelling, and a passionate focus on truth-telling, Rachel Louise Snyder places domestic violence exactly where it should be, smack in the center of everything. A tour de force.”” ―Eve Ensler, author of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES and THE APOLOGY“This is terrifying, courageous reportage from our internal war zone, a fair and balanced telling of an unfair and unbalanced crisis in American family life. Snyder writes with stark lucidity and great compassion, and tells stories of utmost urgency with considerable narrative skill.” ―Andrew Solomon, National Book Award-winning, bestselling author of THE NOONDAY DEMON, FAR FROM THE TREE, AND FAR AND AWAY“I cannot imagine how Rachel Louise Snyder had the strength to write this book-it's like the journal of a war correspondent. By witnessing the toll of family violence, she wants to take public this private horror. No Visible Bruises is a keening for the battered and a shout of outrage for the lost, a case for the higher awareness that could make us better humans.” ―Ted Conover, author of NEWJACK, and director of NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute“No Visible Bruises snapped open my eyes to the direct link between patriarchal entitlement and violence against women, between the way men are raised to the way women are treated. From her dismantling of the term 'domestic violence,' which not only couches a pervasive public menace in homey, private terms, but echoes a sick culture in denial, to her connecting the dots between acts of terror and acts of domestic terror, Snyder's is an indispensable, important book.” ―Carina Chocano, author of YOU PLAY THE GIRL“Snyder's singular achievement is that she illuminates the dark corners of this specter as a way to understand it and thus eliminate it.” ―J. Anthony Lukas Prize, Judges' Citation for NO VISIBLE BRUISES“A fascinating chronicle of the $55-billion-a-year global denim industry.” ―The Los Angeles Times on FUGITIVE DENIM“A highly pertinent view of the fashion world today . . . from the sweatshops that feed our desire for cheap jeans, to the environmental repercussions of making them and then throwing them away” ―The Guardian on FUGITIVE DENIM“Fugitive Denim calculates the cost--environmental, political, human--of our designer duds . . . A thoughtful, ultimately hopeful look at how our choices about something as mundane as jeans can alter the lives of people 10,000 miles away.” ―Fast Company on FUGITIVE DENIM“Snyder's debut is smooth and engaging, and reads like the work of a veteran novelist.” ―Publishers Weekly on WHAT WE'VE LOST IS NOTHING“A muscular and fearless debut novel that boldly tackles the heady themes of prejudice, self-preservation, poverty and privilege.” ―Booklist on WHAT WE'VE LOST IS NOTHING“Snyder writes with the rigorous scrutiny of an investigative journalist and the deep and roving empathy of a natural-born novelist; the result is a bold and mesmerizing exploration of daily truths we don't talk about nearly enough . . . A stellar debut by an important and necessary new voice among us.” ―Andre Dubus III, author of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG and TOWNIE, on WHAT WE'VE LOST IS NOTHING“A powerful, page-turning debut that dares to delve below the surface of our glossy American lives. You may never look at your neighbors--or yourself--the same way again.” ―David Goodwillie, author of AMERICAN SUBVERSIVE, on WHAT WE'VE LOST IS NOTHING Read more About the Author Rachel Louise Snyder's work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the New Republic, and elsewhere. Her other books include Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade, and the novel What We've Lost is Nothing. She has been the recipient of an Overseas Press Award for her work on This American Life. No Visible Bruises was awarded the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. An associate professor at American University, Snyder lives in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter at @RLSWrites Read more

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The Truth About Men

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Pdf:The Truth About Men.Review Filled with powerful gems for someone ready to begin living a life free of addictive behaviors that drain away self-awareness.-- 'Ebony on The Wait' Read more About the Author DeVon Franklin is a growing force in entertainment and media. Beliefnet named him one of the ''Most Influential Christians under 40.'' The bestselling author of Produced by Faith: Enjoy Real Success without Losing Your True Self, he is also president and CEO of Franklin Entertainment, a preacher, and a motivational speaker. Read more

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The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai

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Pdf:The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai.Review “The book not only charts the winding course of three marriages in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing metropolises, but also provides a detailed portrayal of a rapidly changing India. Flock’s telling of these six middle-class lives is deeply sympathetic but unsentimental.” (NPR)“Fascinating.” (People)“The book not only charts the winding course of three marriages in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing metropolises, but also provides a detailed portrayal of a rapidly changing India. Flock’s telling of these six middle-class lives is deeply sympathetic but unsentimental.” (Vogue)“In The Heart is a Shifting Sea, Flock seeks to understand the evolution of Indian marriage.... What unfolds is a book that truly is impossible to put down.” (Washington Post)“People come together, grow apart, struggle to hold on to love and family. It’s an old story, of course, but a new book offers an unusually intimate focus in a place where tradition is colliding with 21st century global culture, Mumbai, India.” (PBS Newshour)“Among the book’s many strengths, Flock abstains from generalizing about India or Indian marriages. Instead, she nimbly captures the interiority of her subjects.... Although they are imperfect people in imperfect marriages, in these resplendent passages, their humanity shines through.” (Minneapolis Star Tribune)“While this book is a nonfiction look at love, marriage and shifting cultural norms in Mumbai, specifically tracking three married couples through a span of about a decade, it reads like a novel. Thoroughly researched, it’s also haunting and lovely. You’ll find yourself strangely riveted as you follow the lives of each couple.” (New York Post, “This Week’s Must-Read Books”)“Elizabeth Flock takes us on an intimate cruise on the shifting sea of the heart, in the best book set in Bombay that I’ve read in years. Flock’s total access to her characters, and her highly sympathetic and nonjudgemental gaze, prove that love and literature know no borders. Easily the most intimate account of India that I’ve read, and of value to anybody that believes in love and marriage.”  (Suketu Mehta, author of Maximum City)“An intimate portrait of three marriages.... Because Flock goes deep, rather than broad... she makes readers feel as though they are peering through a window into these couples’ lives.... Flock writes about... sensitive topics with generosity and empathy in this beautifully rendered, intricate, and human exploration of love and marriage.” (Library Journal)“The Heart is a Shifting Sea is an intimate look at life in India, yet its intricately reported, novelistic portraits of marriage will resonate regardless of where you live. This book will keep you up reading deep into the night; it will make you ignore your loved ones, shirk your responsibilities. It is that good.” (Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls & Sex) Read more From the Back Cover In twenty-first-century India, tradition is colliding with Western culture, a clash that touches the lives of everyday Indians from the wealthiest to the poorest. While ethnicity, class, and religion are influencing the nation’s development, so too are pop culture and technology—an uneasy fusion whose impact is most evident in the institution of marriage.The Heart Is a Shifting Sea introduces three couples whose relationships illuminate these sweeping cultural shifts in dramatic ways: Veer and Maya, a forward-thinking professional couple whose union is tested by Maya’s desire for independence; Shahzad and Sabeena, whose desperation for a child becomes entwined with the changing face of Islam; and Ashok and Parvati, whose arranged marriage, made possible by an online matchmaker, blossoms into true love. Elizabeth Flock spent close to a decade getting to know these couples—listening to their stories and living in their homes, where she was privy to marital joy, inevitable frustration, dramatic upheaval, and whispered confessions and secrets. The result is a phenomenal feat of reportage that is both an enthralling portrait of a nation in the midst of transition and an unforgettable look at the universal mysteries of love and marriage that connect us all. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Addicted to Love: Recovery, Empowerment and Finding Your True Self

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Pdf:Addicted to Love: Recovery, Empowerment and Finding Your True Self.About the Author Lacy A. Bentley graduated from Utah Valley University with a bachelor’s in psychology. A wife, mother, women’s recovery coach, and author, Lacy works to empower women to live without compulsive, self-destructive behaviors. Her own recovery efforts inform her work, allowing her to lead compassionately, without judgement, but full of love and understanding. Lacy grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and currently lives in Saratoga Springs, Utah. Read more

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CounterCulture Marriage: Finding #happilyeverafter in a #marriagesucks world

Pdf Relationships CounterCulture Marriage: Finding #happilyeverafter in a #marriagesucks world

Pdf:CounterCulture Marriage: Finding #happilyeverafter in a #marriagesucks world.Review Counter Culture Marriage is everything the title says...[it's] that roadmap whether you are just getting started and want to navigate away from the rocks or if your ship is sinking with no help in sight....CounterCulture Marriage will show you the truths in God's Word that have stood the test of time in every culture, in every century, and in every tongue. --Jentezen Franklin (Senior Pastor, Free Chapel and Author of New York Times Best Seller, Fasting)The traditional notion of marriage is slowly headed toward extinction. Our culture is plagued with ideals of how relationships should work in the 21st century, but our family unit is in disarray more so now than ever before. Robert and Gloria take couples back to the basics in Counter Culture Marriage, reestablishing God s authority on marriage and making happy marriages a possible option. --Mark Cole (CEO, John Maxwell Enterprise)Counter Culture Marriage is for today's couples. Easy to understand concepts that are in touch with issues marriages face today. Robert and Gloria Stella understand culture, but more importantly, God's plan for marriage! --Andy Brent MS, LPC (Director of Counseling, Free Chapel) Read more About the Author ROBERT STELLA worked in corporate America before being called into ministry as the Pastor of Discipleship Ministries for Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia. He writes and speaks frequently on topics associated with leadership, business and discipleship. GLORIA STELLA is a film producer and co-founder of En val Entertainment. Robert and Gloria developed CounterCulture Marriage during their time leading and teaching in the marriage ministry at Free Chapel. Robert holds a Masters Degree in Ministry from Richmont Graduate University and Gloria is a graduate of Augusta State University. They were married in 2004 and reside in Atlanta, Georgia with their three children. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @robertstella and @thegloriastella. Read more

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The Marriage of Space and Time

Pdf Relationships The Marriage of Space and Time

Pdf:The Marriage of Space and Time.Review 'These poems find the strange and beautiful in everyday moments: visiting a deli, flying on a plane, sitting on the back steps, noticing a stray cottonwood tuft, recalling a walk with a child now grown. In this poet's gaze, each element of the quotidian becomes particular, luminous, and finally, universal. This effect comes from fresh and powerful imagery; from surprising diction, uniquely-apt words used in new ways, as in 'each of us / hung out to die, a wish out of water.' The poems move with a freedom born of familiarity with meter and rhyme, and the lines reverberate with subtle music.' --Rebecca Foust, Marin County Poet Laureate and author of Paradise Drive, winner of the Press 53 Award for Poetry 'The Marriage of Space and Time is more often than not local in its concerns, even intimate. Such is the nature of this particular marriage, in which we all live. And die. This ongoing here and now. Also then. 'Our sorrows meet in one shadow, ' he writes; later on, he concludes, 'I'm old. I'm coming to life.' Myers aims to see as closely and accurately as he can, and in his seeing, he gives his readers a way to see as well, and thus to be genuinely alive, in our own time and space, for as long as we have it.' --Robert Wrigley, author of Box and The Church of Omnivorous Light: Selected Poems Read more

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Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together

Pdf Relationships Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together

Pdf:Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together.Review “Few things are more important than the quality of our relationships—and especially the one we build with our life partners. Belinda Luscombe has written a smart and funny book to help anyone work toward a stronger and more fulfilling marriage.”—Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org and OptionB.Org   “I’d recommend this book to anyone who is married. Or thinking of getting married. Or knows anyone who is married. Or who is simply interested in getting along with other human beings. Belinda Luscombe combines science, memoir, and sharp wit in this fascinating and useful book. She takes on myths about everything from soul mates to finance to going to bed angry (her advice: Do it!). Skip the gravy boat and give this as a gift to all your engaged friends.”—A. J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically   “If I could talk about marriage to my wife with the intelligence and humor that Belinda Luscombe does in this book, I’d be having a lot more sex.”—Joel Stein, author of Man Made   “Staying together in the age of Tinder is no mean feat. Thank goodness Belinda Luscombe’s wise, funny, scientifically rigorous book is here to improve our odds. Henceforth, exiting the chapel, couples should be pelted with copies of Marriageology instead of rice.”—Ada Calhoun, author of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give Read more About the Author Belinda Luscombe is an award-winning Time magazine journalist and essayist. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Vogue. She won the Council on Contemporary Families Media Award for her reporting on marriage. She and her husband have been realizing how deeply unsuitable they are for each other but still figuring it out somehow for almost thirty years, often while being laughed at by their two children. Read more

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The Craft of Dying: The Modern Face of Death (The MIT Press)

Pdf Relationships The Craft of Dying: The Modern Face of Death (The MIT Press)

Pdf:The Craft of Dying: The Modern Face of Death (The MIT Press).Review Lofland makes a strong case that, like feminism, death acceptance movements should be seen as waves, building and course-correcting on previous attempts at reform. The Craft of Dying is necessary context for any death historian.―Caitlin Doughty, Founder of The Order of the Good Death and author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the CrematoryLofland's brilliant insights have not dated in forty years. Essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the death awareness movement and how it promotes certain kinds of dying and grieving.―Tony Walter, Emeritus Professor of Death Studies, University of Bath and author ofThe Revival of Death Read more About the Author Lyn H. Lofland is Professor Emerita in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis. Read more

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The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy

Pdf Relationships The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy

Pdf:The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy.Pat Conroy was America's poet laureate of family dysfunction. A larger-than-life character and the author of such classics as The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, Conroy was remembered by everybody for his energy, his exuberance, and his self-lacerating humor.  Michael Mewshaw's The Lost Prince is an intimate memoir of his friendship with Pat Conroy, one that involves their families and those days in Rome when they were both young - when Conroy went from being a popular regional writer to an internationally best-selling author. Family snapshots beautifully illustrate that time. Shortly before his 49th birthday, Conroy telephoned Mewshaw to ask a terrible favor. With great reluctance, Mewshaw did as he was asked - and never saw Pat Conroy again.  Although they never managed to reconcile their differences completely, Conroy later urged Mewshaw to write about "me and you and what happened... i know it would cause much pain to both of us. but here is what that story has that none of your others have." The Lost Prince is Mewshaw's fulfillment of a promise.

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Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Pdf Relationships Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Pdf:Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart.Explaining the important difference between grief and mourning, this book explores every mourner's need to acknowledge death and embrace the pain of loss. Also explored are the many factors that make each person's grief unique and the many normal thoughts and feelings mourners might have. Questions of spirituality and religion are addressed as well. This book upholds the rights of mourners to be compassionate with themselves, to lean on others for help, and to trust in their ability to heal.

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From Reject to Greatness: Discovering Your Self-Worth by Breaking Free from Rejection

Pdf Relationships From Reject to Greatness: Discovering Your Self-Worth by Breaking Free from Rejection

Pdf:From Reject to Greatness: Discovering Your Self-Worth by Breaking Free from Rejection.Rejection can keep you trapped, stuck, and frustrated. The steps in this book encourage you to take action, recognize the negative cycles in your life, and help you to apply it to gain a life of greatness. In this book, I share my experiences of rejection and how I overcame. I provide the strategies I used to heal from the negative emotions, inner wounds, and pain that was damaging my way of life. This is a book that will help readers who are not able to work with a personal coach. You can use this book to identify issues that are holding you back from greatness and develop a path toward your true and amazing self.

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Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart

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Pdf:Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart.In Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart, Julie Plagens shares about her life as a child of well-known parents in full-time ministry and the hardships it puts on families to maintain an image of perfection. After many years of anger and unforgiveness, Julie and her husband walked away from the family to find healing after a life-altering health diagnosis. This is the amazing story of how God knitted a Christian family back together through a series of miracles that can only be explained by divine intervention after seven years of estrangement. This book is written for families who are struggling to get along in a healthy manner all the way to those who are experiencing a full-blown family estrangement. Julie gives her story from the perspective of an estranged adult child but also gives tips for parents and adult children who are struggling to find a connection between the two generations. Julie’s mother, Joanne Ventura, wrote the afterword to help parents who are struggling with the rejection of their adult children. Estranged is unique in that it not only gives personal stories from both sides of the estrangement (which is rare), but it also gives tips to help families move towards hope and healing, even if there is never reconciliation. This is a must read for anyone dealing with shame, anger, rejection, and unforgiveness. You can find hope when your family falls apart.

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Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart

Pdf Relationships Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart

Pdf:Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart.In Estranged: Finding Hope When Your Family Falls Apart, Julie Plagens shares about her life as a child of well-known parents in full-time ministry and the hardships it puts on families to maintain an image of perfection. After many years of anger and unforgiveness, Julie and her husband walked away from the family to find healing after a life-altering health diagnosis. This is the amazing story of how God knitted a Christian family back together through a series of miracles that can only be explained by divine intervention after seven years of estrangement. This book is written for families who are struggling to get along in a healthy manner all the way to those who are experiencing a full-blown family estrangement. Julie gives her story from the perspective of an estranged adult child but also gives tips for parents and adult children who are struggling to find a connection between the two generations. Julie’s mother, Joanne Ventura, wrote the afterword to help parents who are struggling with the rejection of their adult children. Estranged is unique in that it not only gives personal stories from both sides of the estrangement (which is rare), but it also gives tips to help families move towards hope and healing, even if there is never reconciliation. This is a must read for anyone dealing with shame, anger, rejection, and unforgiveness. You can find hope when your family falls apart.

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Communication in Marriage: The Secret to Fight Less, Love More, and Create the Happy Marriage You Want

Pdf Relationships Communication in Marriage: The Secret to Fight Less, Love More, and Create the Happy Marriage You Want

Pdf:Communication in Marriage: The Secret to Fight Less, Love More, and Create the Happy Marriage You Want.Do you want a happy marriage but you don't know where to start?Are you having marital problems and you are desperate for a solution?Are you wondering what makes the most successful marriages click?You can find the answers to these questions and more in this audiobook, Communication in Marriage. Communication in Marriage is a book that comprehensively covers various marital issues and offers solutions that are effective and simple to follow by you and your partner. This book will teach you how communication works and how you can use it as a weapon to improve the state of your marriage. Beyond improving communication skills, you'll also learn proven techniques on how you can make your marriage last. Here are some of the most important things that you will learn from this book.The value of communication in marriageThe traits of happy couplesSigns of a marriage that is in troubleCommunication differences between men and womenCommon sources of problems in marriagesHow to change what's wrong in your marriageHow to improve your communication skillsHow to boost your marriageWait no more. Buy this book today and be ready to revive your marriage and live a happier life! 

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Codependency: A Recovery Guide for Codependent Couples Trapped in a Flawed Relationship

Pdf Relationships Codependency: A Recovery Guide for Codependent Couples Trapped in a Flawed Relationship

Pdf:Codependency: A Recovery Guide for Codependent Couples Trapped in a Flawed Relationship.Have you ever thought that you depend excessively on your partner? Or maybe it's the other way around and he or she depends way too much on you? Whether you're in a new relationship or have been several years married, codependency might rear its ugly head and breaking free of the cycle can seem challenging or downright impossible in some cases. This guide will help you discover amazingly simple little things that you can do, to finally put an end to this unhealthy cycle and get back control of your life. Here's some of what you can expect to learn in this audiobook:How to identify if there is a cycle of co-dependency going on in our relationship and how to break free of it Learn how to have healthy boundaries that will strengthen your relationship A practical, step by step program designed to break the cycle of codependency for good and exactly what to do in case of a relapse The proper way to handle conflicts and discussions so that solutions are found quickly and effectively And much more!Even if you currently feel completely "stuck" and hopeless, there's almost always a solution nearby. Real adult relationships aren't just about feelings and thrills. They require some effort plus the consistent desire to grow with our partners even through the tough times. Learn practical secrets to achieving a lasting love and a happy relationship even if you're not super creative or a hopeless romantic. The solutions for making your relationship work and breaking free of the co-dependency cycle will not magically fall upon us. But today, because you have this book, you have just gotten closer to this reality. Start taking back control of your life today!

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You Might Be a Narcissist If. - How to Identify Narcissism in Ourselves and Others and What We Can Do About It

Pdf Relationships You Might Be a Narcissist If. - How to Identify Narcissism in Ourselves and Others and What We Can Do About It

Pdf:You Might Be a Narcissist If. - How to Identify Narcissism in Ourselves and Others and What We Can Do About It.Why is this relationship so hard? It is so invigorating to know that we don't have to stay stuck. Even if we're not the one struggling with narcissism, we can change the way we relate to the people who do. Find out if the stress in your relationships with family, friends, or at work is unknowingly caused from narcissism in yourself or others... Narcissism is actually much more common than we may think and, in reality, most of us have some of these characteristics. You Might Be a Narcissist If... was written by two psychotherapists and a psychiatrist with decades of both personal and professional experience with narcissism. It is filled with many interesting-to-hear stories taken from the authors' or their clients' lives that clearly demonstrate examples of narcissism. A narcissism questionnaire and practical suggestions are given for dealing with narcissism whether it's in your spouse, a co-worker, or even yourself.

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Life Skills: Communication (Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School)

Pdf Relationships Life Skills: Communication (Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School)

Pdf:Life Skills: Communication (Life Skills You Didn't Learn in School).Do you sometimes wish you had a better way to express yourself? Do you find yourself replaying conversations in your head and wishing you had said something a different way? Do you want to communicate in a way that is more effective, persuasive, and less likely to lead to heated arguments and fights? This book can help you achieve all these goals and more.In Life Skills: Communication, you'll learn:- What communication really is and how it works.- The major causes of communication breakdown and how to avoid them.- How to communicate effectively at work with bosses, co-workers, and subordinates.- How to improve your romantic life with clear, honest communication.- Lots of other tips and tricks to maximize how effective and clear you deliver your message.The author of this book, Jeffrey Munn, is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over ten years of working with individuals, families, and couples. He regularly coaches people on the art of clear, honest, effective communication. Jeffrey's approach uses no-nonsense, practical advice mixed in with a little light-heartedness and humor to teach people how to live their best lives.

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Balancing THE WHEEL: A balanced approach to self-healing and 'wholistic' fulfillment in pursuit of health, happiness, & success

Pdf Relationships Balancing THE WHEEL: A balanced approach to self-healing and 'wholistic' fulfillment in pursuit of health, happiness, & success

Pdf:Balancing THE WHEEL: A balanced approach to self-healing and 'wholistic' fulfillment in pursuit of health, happiness, & success.Balancing THE WHEEL is a tool for healing your life. In this practical approach for improving your health, raising your happiness, and gaining more success, you learn what it means to live a well-balanced lifestyle and why you are required to make continuous adjustments in eight different aspects of your life. In this book, you will find out why we behave the way we do and how we can let go of those habits that no longer serve us. Since your mind gives meaning to events or situations based on your earlier experiences and conditions, you must reprogram your mind and overcome fears, self-doubt, sadness, low self-esteem and anxiety-provoking thoughts. The instructions in this book lead you to learn: What steps to take in achieving meaningful and productive communication time after time. How to set healthy boundaries by identifying our values, and creating successful relationships. What are our feelings and how to release our negative emotions? How our responsible choices affect our overall health and wellbeing. How to overcome addictive behaviors and create inner peace. How to heal dis-ease caused by stress and worry. How to have more fun and benefit from our environment. Why we fear financial scarcity and how to secure ourselves? Once you practice the principals discussed in this book, you can let go of your reactions and begin responding by making responsible choices!

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Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships

Pdf Relationships Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships

Pdf:Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships.Review Denise has created a powerhouse of a book. She guides the reader through the critical changes needed to improve almost any relationship.-- Dan Watson, Ph.D., Clinical PsychologistHealy uses the magic of stories and combines it with research to give readers a step-by-step plan of action on how to improve their communication skills, thereby improving their relationships. This book is, and will continue to be, a life-changer for many.-- Kevin Ross, Educator, CHP, retiredDenise Healy created a guide for anyone looking to make a positive shift in relationships. There are examples and easy to follow strategies that can be immediately implemented in your own life with ease. A must read! -- Ashley Burciaga, School Psychologist and Life Coach Read more About the Author Denise Healy is co-founder and co-CEO of Streets2Schools, Inc. As a victim's advocate who works with violent offenders, Denise developed successful strategies for mending broken connections in all types of relationships. Denise has taught, mentored, coached, and counseled thousands of people, and holds master's degrees in Educational Leadership, Psychology, and School Psychology.  Read more

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Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter - A Guide for Mothers Everywhere

Pdf Relationships Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter - A Guide for Mothers Everywhere

Pdf:Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter - A Guide for Mothers Everywhere."The teenage years don't have to be defined by conflict. Dial Down the Drama gives moms practical solutions grounded in neuroscience that transform the eye rolls and one-word answers into healthy relationships with their daughters. I highly recommend it." (Jack Canfield, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Mother Daughter Soul) One moment, your daughter is fun-loving and energetic - a pleasure to be around. The next, she's sulking in silence, or worse, screaming and slamming the door. Congratulations, you're the mother of a teenage girl. Your daughter is on an emotional roller coaster. Responding in kind just adds fuel to the fire and erodes your relationship. Teens need a stable anchor - a mom who calmly de-escalates scenes and parents intentionally, even when her child is pushing away. Authored by a popular family therapist, Dial Down the Drama reveals how to reclaim your center and reconnect with your teen. It helps you: Regain perspective Break the cycle of conflict Tune in to your daughter without drowning in her drama Foster spontaneous conversations Understand the developing adolescent brain and how it influences behavior Appreciate her for who she is now - a wonderful work in progress Replace worrying and overreacting with effective communication and action Forge a healthy and lasting bond togetherMoodiness, anger, and defiance can stress the best of us. This empowering guide gives you the tools you need to defuse the drama - and dial up the joy.

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The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection

Pdf Relationships The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection

Pdf:The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection.About the Author Leanne Kabat hosts The 5 Seasons of Connection Podcast and is an author, speaker, life coach and former teacher who helps families live more purposefully, more confidently, and more deeply connected to each other using the transformative power of the 5 Seasons Strategy. Read more

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Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say

Pdf Relationships Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say

Pdf:Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say.Review “That she is so candidly aware of her own shortcomings . . . makes the journey of discovery with her great fun.”—USA Today   “Kelly Corrigan wrote the book—well, make that four—on the heart-tugging joyride that happens in real life. Whether she’s being diagnosed with cancer in her thirties or watching her bigger-than-life father beat cancer or wryly observing other family members as well as herself, Corrigan’s books are inspiring as well as so much fun to read.”—Parade“With heartfelt humor and penetrating insight, Corrigan uses the pain, anguish, failure, and occasional successes in her life to explore the vital connection between the words we say and the relationships we develop, both with the people around us and ourselves. Punctuated with her signature warmth and unflinching honesty, her introspective musings gush with empathy for every partner, parent, child, or friend who has said the wrong thing at the wrong time. At times laugh-out-loud funny but overwhelmingly bittersweet, this brief book spans time and experience to drive home a seemingly simple but significant message: finding the right words is a lifelong journey. Other phrases include ‘I Love You’ and ‘No Words at All.’ Moving and deeply personal, Corrigan’s portraits of love and loss urge readers to speak more carefully and hold on tighter to the people they love.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“This book is beautiful. It’s funny and real and fearless and deep in a way that made me grateful it exists.”—Judd Apatow   “Tell Me More, a memoir so beautifully honest in its depiction of love and loss, transformed me.”—Imbolo Mbue, New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers“Tell Me More is a testament to the idea that the things we say matter, that our words have the power to comfort and uplift, empower and inspire. Kelly Corrigan takes on all the big, difficult questions here, with great warmth and courage. As life unfolds, this is a book I will go back to again and again.”—Glennon Doyle“It is such a comfort just knowing that Kelly Corrigan exists: she is somehow both wise and self-deprecating; funny but unafraid of pain; frank but gentle. She is the sister/mother/best friend we all wish we could have—and because of this big-hearted book, we all get to.”—Ariel Levy, author of The Rules Do Not Apply“With full-bodied humor and radical sensitivity, Kelly Corrigan transforms the mundane pain of life into a necessary spiritual text of sorts, one that reminds us that we have the right to grieve but the obligation to be grateful. This book will remind you that you are human—and of the fragile loveliness of being so.”—Lena Dunham Read more About the Author Kelly Corrigan has been called “the voice of her generation” by O: The Oprah Magazine and “the poet laureate of the ordinary” by HuffPost. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Middle Place, Lift, and Glitter and Glue. She is also the creative director of The Nantucket Project and host of their conversation series about what matters most. She lives near Oakland, California, with her husband, Edward Lichty, and her daughters, Georgia and Claire. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities

Pdf Relationships Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities

Pdf:Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities.FIND HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT THROUGH — RATHER THAN DESPITE — YOUR DIFFERENCES Dr. James Creighton has worked with couples for decades, facilitating communication and conflict resolution and teaching them the tools to build healthy, happy relationships. He has found that many couples start out believing they like the same things, see people the same way, and share a united take on the world. But inevitably differences crop up, and it can be profoundly discouraging to find that one’s partner sees a person, situation, or decision completely differently. Although many relationships flounder at this point, Creighton shows that this can actually be an opportunity to forge stronger ties. In Loving through Your Differences, he draws on the latest research in cognitive science and developmental psychology to show how we invent our realities with our perceptual minds. He then provides clear, concrete tools for shifting our perceptions and reframing our responses. The result moves couples out of the fear and alienation of “your way or my way” and into a deep understanding of the other that allows for an “our way.” As Creighton shows, this way of being together, based on the reality of individuality rather than the illusion of sameness, sets the stage for long-term excitement, discovery, and fulfillment.

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WHO is in CONTROL of YOUR LIFE?: Study Guide

Pdf Relationships WHO is in CONTROL of YOUR LIFE?: Study Guide

Pdf:WHO is in CONTROL of YOUR LIFE?: Study Guide.The apostle Paul in Ephesians, chapter 2, refers to humanity’s condition at conception; “Among whom we all had our lives in times past in the lusts of the flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature children of wrath, even as others.” Dear friend, you need to understand the enemy is not those around you; rather, it is the one within you!The apostle Paul expresses how he feels about this ungodly part of him who co-exists within him, and who competes against his desire to live a holy and godly life? Paul cries out in desperation and agony while calling this part of him a wretched man;“Oh, wretched man that I am! Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?” (Romans 7:24) I welcome you to join me on this life-altering journey! God made a special provision for your life because he loves you; your selection of this book will be part of that divine provision. He desires that you to discover and experience restored intimacy, victory, and peace in Him and with Him. Our creator promises, if you walk in the Spirit during your life’s journey, His divine presence will surpass your understanding and highest expectations. Like Israel, when they began their journey across the desert, they had to learn how to completely depend on God to supply their needs. You will soon discover God is all-sufficient, if you trust him. Oh, by the way, there will most likely be a Red Sea to cross, as well. It is symbolic of life's journey. You will be required to cross your own Red Sea as well. You and I will be able to successfully cross it only by our faith in Christ Jesus; there is no other way to glorify our Creator and Lord. Are you ready to begin your journey? Very well, let’s get started.

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Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities

Pdf Relationships Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities

Pdf:Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities.Review “This jewel of a book — simple, clear, and profound — is packed with wisdom to help two separate people love wholeheartedly.” — Linda Carroll, MS, LMFT, BCC, psychotherapist and author of Love Cycles “A highly readable and practical guide to handling differences gracefully. James Creighton coaches us on how to change the attitudes and behaviors that lead to conflict. He shows how, by responsibly negotiating through mutually satisfying guidelines, couples can cocreate successful, deeply fulfilling, loving relationships.” — Linda Bloom, coauthor of 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married “This book has a crucial role in people’s lives — whether in a marital relationship, extended family, or close friendships. The most valuable insight is that you have a right to your emotional reality and that others have realities of their own. It is not a matter of ‘right or wrong’ but of listening with both your head and heart to reach understandings.” — Barry Mccarthy, coauthor of Enduring Desire Read more About the Author In addition to working with couples, James L. Creighton, PhD, has conducted communication trainings, mediations, and conflict-resolution processes for universities, public schools, the Job Corps, Fortune 500 corporations, and government entities. He lives in Kihei, Hawaii. Read more

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Brave Souls: Experiencing the Audacious Power of Empathy

Pdf Relationships Brave Souls: Experiencing the Audacious Power of Empathy

Pdf:Brave Souls: Experiencing the Audacious Power of Empathy.Review 'Belinda Bauman gives us a gift--inviting us away from merely hearing someone to embracing empathy and allowing another person's story to move us into action. The journey isn't pretty or easy, but Bauman's belief in change left me more hopeful than I've been in a long time.'--Kathy Khang, speaker, activist, and author of Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up'Belinda Bauman is a brave soul and her call to live an empathetic life is not just one she writes about but one she's living. This collection of stories, practices, and spiritual truths are words we need to hear, but even more they offer a way of living we need to embrace.'--Todd Deatherage, executive director and cofounder, The Telos Group Read more Review 'This book pulls you in and doesn't let you go until the end. Given the tone of today's public discourse, what does it mean to have disruptive empathy or high functioning apathy? Bauman's authenticity, wild stories, and gift with words pulls you into the inner world of a woman being asked by God to listen―really listen―to the people around her, specifically to the stories of women who have survived the violence of war. She reminds us―challenges us―that empathy is not reserved for a few select saints. It is gritty, personal, concrete, and practical, and available to all brave souls thirsty enough to pursue real love.' (Shayne Moore, author of Refuse to Do Nothing)'Belinda Bauman gives us a gift―inviting us away from merely hearing someone to embracing empathy and allowing another person's story to move us into action. The journey isn't pretty or easy, but Bauman's belief in change left me more hopeful than I've been in a long time.' (Kathy Khang, speaker, activist, and author of Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up)'In an age where it is easy to think of ourselves as socially aware and compassionate, but where studies show we are swiftly losing our empathy and growing ever-more distant from one another, this book is a beautiful and passionate call back to becoming fully human, learning to listen to one another's stories, and being willing to risk the loss of comfort to live in solidarity with others. In Brave Souls, a book born from her life story, Belinda Bauman takes direct aim at what it means for us to truly love―having a form of holy empathy―and be deeply engaged in the world around us. Not everyone has a mentor to sit down with for coffee; for those who don't, you will be delighted to find Belinda a wise, experienced, and gentle guide leading you into the high places of true Christian spirituality. I can't recommend it highly enough.' (Ken Wytsma, author of Pursuing Justice and The Myth of Equality)'In Brave Souls, Belinda Bauman makes a vitally important and rarely explored connection between bravery and empathy. She leads us from conflict zones in the Congo to her own spiritual struggle regarding the universal Christian act of worship and uncovers the stunning truth: only those courageous enough to dive into the depths of empathy will be able to change this hurting world. A masterful storyteller and experienced spiritual guide, Bauman introduces us to some of the most inspiring people we'll ever meet and then invites us―like them and like her―to be brave.' (Zach Hoag, author of The Light Is Winning)'When Belinda Bauman's heart awoke to the suffering of others, she came alive in a way she'd not lived before. On this unlikely journey she discovered that learning and practicing empathy changes the world and changes the one willing to embrace it. In these pages Belinda is inviting you and me not just to feel empathy but to embody it. Brave Souls is challenging me to take big risks to love more, and I believe it will do the same for you. Say yes. You won't regret it.' (Jamie D. Aten, founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, author of A Walking Disaster)'Belinda Bauman is a brave soul and her call to live an empathetic life is not just one she writes about but one she's living. This collection of stories, practices, and spiritual truths are words we need to hear, but even more they offer a way of living we need to embrace.' (Todd Deatherage, executive director and cofounder, The Telos Group)'Belinda Bauman tucks 'brave' into the creases of her real life. From climbing actual mountains to diving into the depths of others' stories with care and humility, she has much to teach us about carrying empathy with us, calling it out into the world with our own inner courage. As a leader, mother, and wife, she's inspired me to be more brave in my own life and ministry―and I cannot wait for readers of Brave Souls to discover both the risk and the beauty of what it means to live out the fullness of 'brave'! With Belinda as our guide, the journey is worth it.' (Ashlee Eiland, midweek director and teacher, Willow Creek Community Church)'Brave Souls is a mountain we all need to climb, with lessons on listening and conversations on privilege and responsibility to be savored along the way. While Belinda seamlessly blends personal experience and expert voices, her education credentials shine as she creates a curriculum for empathy, providing a road map from what often prohibits empathy to how and why empathy is the essential destination for each for us. Brave Souls is winsome in its storytelling and impactful in its truth. In 2016, I spent almost a week traipsing behind Belinda as we climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, and following her lead again through Brave Souls only cements my view of her as a visionary and a compassionate leader whose goal is to change the world. With this book, she just might.' (Joy Beth Smith, author of Party of One)'This is a time for followers of Jesus to 'take heart' in the face of profound challenges, and my friend Belinda has written a book that will help us do just that. Belinda's commitment to justice is grounded in her love of God and her love for people, and her love is one that will inspire anyone who reads Brave Souls to follow Jesus with courage.' (Michael Wear, author of Reclaiming Hope)'This book is the beat of my heart. Belinda Bauman has given us a road map to conquer the biggest mountain in our world at the moment―the distance between us and our 'other.' How do we see the humanity in each other? How do we remember that we belong to each other? How can we stand against injustice or at least help relieve some of the suffering in our world? Drawing from her own story and the stories of many brave souls in our world, Belinda reminds us that empathy is the kind of love we need now. In fact, empathy has the potential to revolutionize love. I read this book with tears literally streaming down my face several times. It gave me hope that we can conquer the mountains of apathy and become the people God has created us to be. Oh, how I want to be this kind of brave soul.' (Idelette McVicker, founder of SheLoves Magazine and Dangerous Women Tribe)'The beauty and power of Christ-like, Spirit-empowered empathy in a world of apathy and antipathy is the missing ingredient in our homes, schools, churches, communities, cities, and the world. This book is a valuable tapestry of the sad―but true―stories of women and their experiences of violence and injustice interwoven with the joyful and hopeful outcome of authentic Christian love and empathy. You will be inspired, encouraged, and equipped in Brave Souls!' (Ed Stetzer, Billy Graham Distinguished Chair, Wheaton College)'In Brave Souls, Bauman makes a compelling case to shake apathy and open our hearts. With a gracious touch that doesn't hold back from the truth, Bauman challenges us to awaken to the realities of violence in the world. With so much disturbing news, it is tempting to create a cocoon of comfort. But Bauman provides hope, encouragement, and helpful tools so that we can awaken empathy and in doing so perhaps find love. A beautifully crafted book that will feed your heart, mind, and soul!' (Nikki Toyama-Szeto, executive director of Evangelicals for Social Action/The Sider Center)'The power of empathy is the power for God to transform our understanding of how he is working in the world. This book is a reminder that there is indeed a commonality formed and a shared human experience created in hearing, listening, and being shaped by others' stories and experiences. Belinda has a rich history of being shaken and broken before the Lord and using herself as an empty vessel to carry the stories of the women she meets to the places that need to hear their stories. Throughout this book, she reminds us that our own strength and bravery don't have to come from ourselves but from others we meet along the way. She helps us find a way forward to not forget those who are easily forgotten. Belinda weaves the stories of so many brave and fearless women, who are our teachers and leaders, into a rich tapestry where God's grace and power is the redemptive thread. She ultimately points us to the power of building relationships with those who are on the margins of society, where we so often see God redeeming and restoring his beloveds. I'm so grateful for this book and Belinda's ongoing work of education and advocacy. I believe you'll find, as I did, that this book will inform and inspire you to action!' (Jenny Yang, vice president of advocacy and policy for World Relief, and coauthor of Welcoming the Stranger)'Belinda does a masterful job of integrating research, experience, and story to help illustrate the transforming power of empathy. This is a book that searches your soul and prepares you to practice the spiritual discipline of empathy. As a pastor, leader, mother, and neighbor it has invited me to new spaces of bravery.' (Sandra Maria Van Opstal, author of The Next Worship)'Brave Souls is written for this time in history. Belinda's call to empathy, woven with the souls of suffering women as well as research from the finest of universities, disrupts our pious Christian language and smugness and transforms us to living and understanding like Jesus. The writing and stories from the heart and experiences of Belinda are compelling and convicting. The reader is given practical application and guidance in understanding and developing empathy. Brave Souls can change hearts and history. This is a groundbreaking and prophetic book.' (Jo Anne Lyon, ambassador for the Wesleyan Church) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection

Pdf Relationships The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection

Pdf:The 5 Seasons of Connection to Your Child: Lead Your Family from Chaos to Connection.Discover how you can harness the power of The 5 Seasons of Connection to nurture more meaningful relationships with your children. This transformational book will help you:•Learn they ways Winter pulls your family away from each other•Find the Spring Cleaning techniques that can rebuild your relationship•Capture the ways your family thrives in Summer•Recognize the unexpected chill from Fall moving into your family•How to find your ultimate parental power at the CrossroadsOnce you discover your 5 Seasons, you will love how easy and empowering it is! Your family will never be stuck in the cold, dark, Winter season anymore, which means more laughing, more cooperation, and more connection in your home. This book is bursting with stories from parents just like you, who want magnificent lives with their children but feel stressed, exhausted, depleted, and pulled in too many ways. The 5 Seasons provides strategies you can use today to lead your family towards a new normal, without conflict and chaos. Instead, you will lead with love, with guidance, with compassion and grace, creating the relationships you’ve always wanted with your children.

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Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships

Pdf Relationships Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships

Pdf:Mending Broken Connections: 10 Simple Strategies to Restore Communication in Relationships.Are you and your partner no longer as close as you once were?Do you find yourself arguing with your spouse or partner over the smallest things? Have you begun to question whether you share the same values and beliefs?If you are struggling with these issues, you have probably reached a stalemate. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place to learn proven ways to improve your communication and strengthen your relationship.Mending Broken Connections offers simple steps you can take to minimize tension and resistance, spark new conversations and create a deeper connection. Once mastered, you can use these strategies to develop healthy ways to communicate with your partner and other important people in your life.When you read this invaluable guide, you will learn how to: Regain the closeness you once felt with your partner.Actively listen and verbalize what you are thinking. Let go of the illusion of power and control over each other.Activate your problem-solving abilities, and more.

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Silent Agreements: How to Free Your Relationships of Unspoken Expectations

Pdf Relationships Silent Agreements: How to Free Your Relationships of Unspoken Expectations

Pdf:Silent Agreements: How to Free Your Relationships of Unspoken Expectations.Silent Agreements will help readers define the unspoken beliefs and expectations that might be causing dissatisfaction, unhappiness, and resentment in their relationships, giving them the tools to explore these agreements and work toward healthier communication with a partner, friend, boss, or family member.If you have relationships, you've likely been part of silent agreements. Silent agreements are the implicit "rules" of your relationships that arise from unspoken beliefs and expectations that both parties hold, stemming from your earliest experiences and reinforced as you mature. They can sound something like "The person who makes more money should pay for the dates," or "My boss doesn't offer me a raise, and he knows I won't ask for one." These agreements can hinder your relationships, remaining undiscussed due to fear, aversion to conflict, feelings of obligation, or guilt. Because expectations so rarely line up and neither person will address the issue, a silent agreement can cause unhappiness and resentment on both sides. Clinical psychologists Drs. Anderson, Banks, and Owens will help you explore your agreements and work towards healthier communication with a partner, friend, boss, or family member. In the process, you'll learn more about your own motivations and how to dismantle the the beliefs that don't serve you. With guidelines and advice on how to have productive conversations about sex, money, commitment, family, the workplace, and health, this book will help you lift the silence and resolve those land-mine issues before they do irreparable damage.

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Fundamentos y prácticas de comunicación no violenta: El primer manual práctico de comunicación no violenta (CNV) en español (Spanish Edition)

Pdf Relationships Fundamentos y prácticas de comunicación no violenta: El primer manual práctico de comunicación  no violenta (CNV) en español (Spanish Edition)

Pdf:Fundamentos y prácticas de comunicación no violenta: El primer manual práctico de comunicación no violenta (CNV) en español (Spanish Edition).El primer manual práctico de Comunicación No Violenta (CNV) en español, escrito por Pilar de la Torre, referente en este campo en el mundo hispanohablante.  La Comunicación No Violenta es una práctica sencilla, pero sorprendentemente poderosa. Se basa en la idea de que los seres humanos compartimos unas necesidades universales que rigen nuestro comportamiento, y que la violencia es un recurso que usamos (¡erróneamente!) para satisfacerlas. Si sabemos identificar nuestras necesidades, las necesidades de los demás y los sentimientos que las acompañan, podremos lograr una comunicación auténtica y relaciones más armoniosas.  ¿Cómo expresamos nuestros sentimientos ante un conflicto? ¿Qué necesidades originan esas emociones? ¿Qué esperamos de nosotros mismos y de los demás? ¿Cómo se sienten realmente los que nos rodean? A partir de la identificación de las necesidades y mediante técnicas de escucha y expresión, la CNV genera entornos de empatía y sinceridad beneficiosos para acercarnos los unos a los otros y convertir nuestras relaciones en aquellas que realmente anhelamos, tanto en casa como en el trabajo.  Pilar de la Torre, referente indiscutible en el campo de la CNV, reúne veinte años de experiencia en este libro, el primer manual práctico en español, que presenta las nociones básicas de esta corriente y propone una gran variedad de casos prácticos para su integración a nuestro día a día.PREGUNTAS FREQUENTES¿Qué entendemos por comunicación violenta? Todo acto comunicativo que lleve a la otra persona a cerrarse o a alejarse de uno, aunque nuestra intención sea positiva.  ¿Qué entendemos por Comunicación No Violenta (CNV)?  Cualquier cosa que digamos o no digamos, que hagamos o no hagamos, y que provoque en la otra persona sensación de cuidado, consideración y comprensión.  ¿Podemos utilizar la CNV en el día a día?  Sí. Por muchas razones: para solucionar desencuentros, profundizar, crecer, ayudar, superar situaciones de bloqueo, escuchar, disfrutar de las relaciones, lograr mayor libertad y un largo etcétera.  ¿Por qué decimos que los conflictos pueden enriquecernos?  Toda relación viva conlleva desencuentro y conflicto. La resolución satisfactoria de un conflicto nutre la relación, la enriquece, genera mayor cercanía. La resolución no satisfactoria de los conflictos termina por deteriorar las relaciones, invariablemente.  ¿Cuáles son los límites de la CNV?  La CNV no significa decir sí a todo, sino también marcar los límites que necesitemos. Nos han enseñado a poner límites cuando ya es demasiado tarde, cuando estamos hartos; no hemos aprendido a poner límites amorosos, cuidadosos, cálidos, firmes y respetuosos. 

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The Lost Boys: inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave experiment

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Pdf:The Lost Boys: inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave experiment.Review “[An] excellent piece of non-fiction interrogating one of the most celebrated pieces of psychological research of the mid-20th century.” (Herald Sun)“Fascinating…excellent.” (Weekend Australian)“[Gina Perry’s] central point never loses its shock value: ‘How many psychological wounds were caused in pursuit of scientific and historical understanding?’” (The Mail on Sunday)“This is a wonderful book; I couldn’t stop reading once I started. Gina Perry is not only a thorough researcher, she’s also a great writer. A lot of psychology textbooks will have to be updated after her groundbreaking research.” (Rutger Bregman, author of Utopia for Realists)“A fascinating and finely written study of one of the best-known social experiments of the twentieth century. Through archive research and interviews with participants, Gina Perry uses her investigative flair to reconstruct the context, characters, and stakes of this strange piece of history.” (Darian Leader, author of What Is Madness?)Praise for Behind the Shock Machine“A remarkable example of how good creative non-fiction is researched and written…a compelling true story that fascinates and informs at the same time.” (Lee Gutkind, editor of Creative Nonfiction)“Enthralling.” (Australian Book Review)“[F]ascinating.” (The TImes)“Mesmerising…Perry is a deeply thoughtful and empathetic writer.” (Spectator)“In The Lost Boys, Gina Perry returns to the terrain of morally dubious and manipulative psychological experiments.” (The Saturday Age) Read more Book Description National Radio campaign (author has previously appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered) Advanced reading copies available Outreach to national popular science and psychology publications Digital ARCs on Netgalley and Edelweiss LibraryThing giveaway Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 2: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy.

Pdf Relationships Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 2: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy.

Pdf:Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 2: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy..Human beings are social animals.We need somebody to communicate with, in order to be happy. We find happiness in our relationships, in most cases. And we tend to spend most of our time with our partners (spouses). So having a prosperous happy relationship is crucial for our happiness.But how to have a happy relationship? How to make the relationship happy?Answer: You can make your relationship happy only by solving relationship problems on time.Yes. The main cause of unhappy relationships is neglecting the problems in our relationships. We all have problems, by solving problems we grow and become wiser and more experienced. And when two wise experienced adults make a relationship, it is almost inevitable to make it happy.Most people do not maintain their relationships. A relationship is like a garden, in order to have a prosperous happy relationship, we should maintain it on a regular basis.In this book, we're going to cover the most common relationship problems and how to deal with them.Most problems are related to your partner, but after reading this book you’ll find out that the cause of these problems could be you too, or at least, your attitude toward your spouse.So in this book, we’re going to cover the TOP 10 most common relationship problems:1. Your partner can’t forgive you easily2. Your partner doesn’t talk to you honestly3. Your partner complains about you too much4. Your partner quarrels with you too much5. Your partner doesn’t support you6. Your partner started humiliating you7. Your partner started laughing at you too much8. Your partner cares about you little9. Your partner has low self-confidence10. Your partner doesn’t want to go out with you

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Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 3: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy.

Pdf Relationships Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 3: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy.

Pdf:Solving the top 10 Relationship Problems 3: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Get Rid of Marriage Problems by Changing Your Attitude to Your Spouse and make your relationship happy..Human beings are social animals.We need somebody to communicate with, in order to be happy. We find happiness in our relationships, in most cases. And we tend to spend most of our time with our partners (spouses). So having a prosperous happy relationship is crucial for our happiness.But how to have a happy relationship? How to make the relationship happy?Answer: You can make your relationship happy only by solving relationship problems on time.Yes. The main cause of unhappy relationships is neglecting the problems in our relationships. We all have problems, by solving problems we grow and become wiser and more experienced. And when two wise experienced adults make a relationship, it is almost inevitable to make it happy.Most people do not maintain their relationships. A relationship is like a garden, in order to have a prosperous happy relationship, we should maintain it on a regular basis.In this book, we're going to cover the most common relationship problems and how to deal with them.Most problems are related to your partner, but after reading this book you’ll find out that the cause of these problems could be you too, or at least, your attitude toward your spouse.So in this book, we’re going to cover the TOP 10 most common relationship problems:1. My partner works too much2. My partner doesn’t like my friends3. My partner agrees with me all the time4. My partner watches TV too much5. My partner is addicted to video-games6. My partner doesn’t like my family7. My partner can’t save money8. My partner is negative9. My partner doesn’t do household chores10. My partner doesn’t respect my occupation

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Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Two-Part Treatment Plan to Help Parents and Kids Work Together

Pdf Relationships Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Two-Part Treatment Plan to Help Parents and Kids Work Together

Pdf:Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Two-Part Treatment Plan to Help Parents and Kids Work Together.About the Author GINA ATENCIO-MACLEAN, PSY.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist based in Orange County, California. She received her degree in clinical psychology from Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Atencio-MacLean specializes
in treating children and adolescents with behavioral problems. Using cognitive behavioral therapy, it is her goal to help children and their families gain the tools needed to thrive. Read more

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What is the Focus of Love?: Having Clarity, Living Your Purpose, Creating the Love YOU Want & Having the Life YOU LOVE!

Pdf Relationships What is the Focus of Love?: Having Clarity, Living Your Purpose, Creating the Love YOU Want & Having the Life YOU LOVE!

Pdf:What is the Focus of Love?: Having Clarity, Living Your Purpose, Creating the Love YOU Want & Having the Life YOU LOVE!.What Is the Focus of Love?You can be happy or you can be right, but you can't be both. Many partners focus on making their lover wrong in a relationship, and nobody wants to be around that person all the time. Remember: You convince a man against his will he’s of the same mind still.Inside of having a deep intimacy you get to be happy, which is way more fulfilling than being right. That's where I come in. As a result of what I do, people like YOU create a life you love, have delicious relationships, savory intimacy, admiration for your significant other in partnership instead of competition and in that you fulfill one another rather than strategizing to convert one another. REMEMBER: What you Focus on EXXXPANDS! Let's Focus on the Love we really want!

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New Ways of Understanding Autism

Pdf Relationships New Ways of Understanding Autism

Pdf:New Ways of Understanding Autism.A new understanding of autism spectrum disorder.The experience of autistic people, real-life stories from parents, and suggested therapeutic approaches are brought together in New Ways of Understanding Autism to provide a realistic sense of autism and to build a sense of hope. Co-authors Brigitte Harrisson and Lise St-Charles, along with Governor General–award winning novelist Kim Thúy, present a new understanding of autism spectrum disorder — one that focuses on putting the needs of the autistic person where they should be: at the centre.

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ADHD Go-to Guide: Facts and Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Pdf Relationships ADHD Go-to Guide: Facts and Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Pdf:ADHD Go-to Guide: Facts and Strategies for Parents and Teachers.Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common mental health condition in children and is present in most countries around the world. Although there is an abundance of literature on ADHD with plenty of scientific information, this condition remains controversial and often underdiagnosed.Many guides have been made for parents about ADHD, but most of them are quite scientific. They can be difficult to navigate, especially if you are a parent with some symptoms of ADHD yourself.This audiobook is a go-to guide for parents and teachers, providing up-to-date knowledge in a simple, easy-to-listen-to format. It is filled with information your doctor would like to provide but is often unable to do so in the limited appointment times available. This audiobook also gives a framework and practical tips for how you can manage and advocate for your child in different settings, with or without medication. It summarizes evidence to date for medication and alternative therapies, examines commonly held beliefs about ADHD, and debunks myths.This audiobook has been narrated by a developmental pediatrician (Desiree Silva) and an ADHD coach (Michele Toner), both of whom are passionate about improving the lives of children with ADHD and their families. They both have more than 20 years of experience in the field and recognize the need for this practical guide.Allied health workers, general practitioners, and others who have contact with these wonderful children will also benefit from the information in this guide.

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The Adventurous Eaters Club: Fuss-Free Family Meals Kids Will Love and Parents Will, Too

Pdf Relationships The Adventurous Eaters Club: Fuss-Free Family Meals Kids Will Love and Parents Will, Too

Pdf:The Adventurous Eaters Club: Fuss-Free Family Meals Kids Will Love and Parents Will, Too.The social media influencer and wildly popular star of Supernatural and his wife invite families to become food adventurers—teaching parents how to help their children cultivate a lifelong, healthy, and joyful relationship with real food.Chicken nuggets. Hot dogs. Macaroni and cheese. They’re easy to throw together after a long and stressful work day and even better, our kids love them. When Misha and Vicki Collins’ son, West, was a toddler, he rejected any food that wasn’t bland and beige. At first, Misha and Vicki succumbed—anything to end mealtime battles and get West to eat. But the processed fruit packs and buttered noodles they fed him were setting him up for a lifetime of bad eating—and poor health. Misha and Vicki hit on an ingenious idea, to rely on what they love best—adventure—and invited their kids into the kitchen, allowing them to play and explore. Over time, their children each developed a more adventurous palate and sense of autonomy and learned to see food as something to celebrate. The whole Collins clan benefitted—and strengthened their family’s bonds. In The Adventurous Eaters Club, Misha and Vicki chronicle their story of transformation: how they went from harried parents squeezing processed yogurt into their two-year-old’s mouth to parents whose children eat salad as comfort food, and how they created a home where mealtime doesn’t involve coercion, trickery, or tears.Drawing on nutrition studies, child development research, interviews with early childhood educators, and advice from pediatricians and therapists, Misha and Vicki distill the strategies they’ve found most useful in forming their Adventure eating philosophy into 10 essential food rules. Filled with funny stories, tips that work, beautiful full-color photographs, and over 100 creative, delicious, whimsical recipes little hands will love to eat and help prepare—including Green Eggs & Ham Popovers, Shitake Crispies, Salad Popsicles, and Kale and Bacon Sushi—The Adventurous Eaters Club provides the support, encouragement, and practical advice parents need to turn their kids into lifetime adventurous and healthy eaters.

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The Relationship Dismount: How to Stick the Landing When Exiting a Toxic Relationship

Pdf Relationships The Relationship Dismount: How to Stick the Landing When Exiting a Toxic Relationship

Pdf:The Relationship Dismount: How to Stick the Landing When Exiting a Toxic Relationship.Do you have questions about where you are in your relationship? Should you stay? Should you go? Are you gearing up for the next phase? Or is it time for closure? If you've asked yourself any of those questions, this book is for you! In Zo Williams' new book, The Relationship Dismount, he will teach you how to identify the attitudes and behaviors that have been holding you back from being your best or your happiest self. He will help you figure out what is worth keeping, what we need to stop doing, and what we need to begin doing to have a healthy relationship. Zo will demonstrate to you how to effectively end the relationship without causing irrevocable damage to yourself or your partner. In this book, you will learn that wisely executed relationship dismounts build strong foundations for future relationships. Zo Williams is a self-published author, certified relationship specialist, television, and radio personality. A student of world religions, he is a passionate and opinionated dynamo, who offers revolutionary thoughts about the breakdown of social systems and institutions and how they impact human relations within the urban/alternative community. Dubbed as "Tupac meets Deepak", or the "The Hip Hop Dr. Phil", Zo lends a unique perspective to the relationship coaching world. Currently, Zo is the host of two shows, The #ZoWhat? Morning Show, which is under the DashRadio network and The Voice of Reason (formerly on Jamie Foxx's Foxxhole/Sirius XM) can now be heard on DashTalk Radio on DashRadio.com.

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The Unexpected Joy of Being Single: Locating Happily-Single Serenity

Pdf Relationships The Unexpected Joy of Being Single: Locating Happily-Single Serenity

Pdf:The Unexpected Joy of Being Single: Locating Happily-Single Serenity.Single in your late 20s or, hold the phone, in your 30s or beyond? Oh hi! You're in the right place.  Over a third of us are now single. With the single camp growing at 10 times the rate of the actual population, it is now the norm to be single well into our 30s - the average marriage age for women is 35 and 37 for men. But nobody seems to have told society, rom-com makers, songwriters, marriage-hungry mothers, 'tick-tock' uncles, our mates or us that.  Cue: single anxiety. Love addiction. Spending hours scrolling through dating apps. Being inconsolable when he/she doesn't text. Humming 'Here Comes the Bride' when they do.  Catherine Gray went through all of this. And then some. She took a whole year off dating to get her love-hooked head straight. How do we chill our boots about our single status? Detach from 'all the good ones are gone!' panic? And deprogramme from urgent, red, heart-shaped societal pressure to find your 'other half'*? We know intellectually that single is far preferable to panic-settling, yet we forget that almost constantly. Why? Psychologists and neuroscientists tell us? Let's start the reverse brainwash and locate our happily-single sanity for good. Are you in?  *Spoiler: you're already a whole person. 

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When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases

Pdf Relationships When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases

Pdf:When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases.All psychotherapists who work with children and families will come across cases with the parents divorcing or previously divorced experiencing high levels of conflict. These cases can be extremely complex and there can be potential hazards mental health professionals need to be aware of and prepared for. This book is a practical guide providing actionable measures mental health professionals can take to properly screen potential cases, establish and observe essential policies and protocols and observe important boundaries in order to preserve the integrity of the child's therapy and maintain healthy therapeutic relationships with the parents who are at war with one another without being pulled into the middle of the parental conflict. This guidebook also provides specific recommendations with regard to ensuring the self-care is in place for the psychotherapists when working with these kinds of cases that can cause mental and emotional depletion.

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Talking to Children about Divorce: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Communication at Each Stage of Divorce: Expert Advice for Kids' Emotional Recovery

Pdf Relationships Talking to Children about Divorce: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Communication at Each Stage of Divorce: Expert Advice for Kids' Emotional Recovery

Pdf:Talking to Children about Divorce: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Communication at Each Stage of Divorce: Expert Advice for Kids' Emotional Recovery.Marriage and family therapist Jean McBride has helped more than 20,000 families navigate divorce. Now she shares her expertise with an in-depth guide to discussing divorce with your kids so you can support your child's adjustment throughout the entire divorce process. In Talking to Children About Divorce, Jean McBride provides you with the tools and encouragement to effectively communicate with your child about divorce. McBride brings her more than 25 years of specializing in divorce to guide you through crucial but difficult conversations and cultivate an environment of love and support throughout the divorce process. You'll learn how to have honest conversations about different situations and emotions that may arise during divorce - from breaking the news to understanding resistance.  Whether you're beginning the divorce process, or have been working through it for a while, Talking to Children About Divorce offers practical advice that will contribute positively to your child's emotional wellbeing.  Learn to initiate open communication, with:  Concrete actions to help your children weather the emotions of divorce. Useful scripts to guide you through a variety of situations throughout the divorce process.Simple steps to improve communication, both with your former spouse and with your children.Ten tips to maintain co-parenting success and promote healthy, happy, well-adjusted children.  

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My Daughter Saved My Life

Pdf Relationships My Daughter Saved My Life

Pdf:My Daughter Saved My Life.Have you ever been in a position where you made one lucky decision thatabsolutely changed your whole life? I did. And I wouldn't have been able towithout my daughter.Here is my story and how I managed to get out of a relationship that mightas well have destroyed my life. If it wasn't for my daughter, I would'vestill been in the same loveless marriage, ready to go down for crimes Ihadn't committed. "My daughter saved my life" shows how I was married to the love of my life,and how his gradual change took place and changed him to a man I couldn'teven recognize. It's a story that teaches you about love, loss and the powerof time and change. "My daughter saved my life" is a story that shows youjust how important it is to build relationships and see which one isdestroying you.

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I COULDN'T SEE ME: My Journey of Overcoming Calamity

Pdf Relationships I COULDN'T SEE ME: My Journey of Overcoming Calamity

Pdf:I COULDN'T SEE ME: My Journey of Overcoming Calamity.To the outside world I had the ideal marriage that most my friends, family, and even associates praised. People literally prayed for a marriage that would be identical to mine. Davon was an awesome husband to me and an amazing father to our 5 beautiful daughters. This is a deep and twisted true story of marriage with real events, real people, real love, and real life. You will hear every detail and untold secret of how the cookie ultimately crumbles to my demise. As I slowly put together the pieces of my husband's mystery puzzle my heart is shattered and my life is forever changed.

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A Father Takes All: Four Generations of Growing up in Single Mother Homes – Grace Abounds

Pdf Relationships A Father Takes All: Four Generations of Growing up in Single Mother Homes – Grace Abounds

Pdf:A Father Takes All: Four Generations of Growing up in Single Mother Homes – Grace Abounds.A spiritual journey in search of understanding and a mission to discover family roots set the stage for God’s most significant work in the life of one woman. Success can often be measured by a person’s life chances. And nothing interferes more with life chances than a divorce. When fathers withdraw from their children, they leave them with fewer opportunities to succeed. They also leave wounds deep and wide that can take years to heal. The struggle for survival and achievement is profound.Growing up fatherless is disconcerting as children learn to navigate their world in a society quick to slap a label on them. From infancy, a child's identity is framed by his family life, a self-fulfilling prophecy is set in motion. The factors involved are many and varied. The statistics show a high percentage of children growing up in single-parent homes, also grow up in poverty. The author shares personal stories of the struggles encountered through four generations of women raised without the love, the influence and the support of a father. Discovering four generations of single parenting in her lineage was astonishing. Nonetheless, it was a reality for this author. It's a curse that she prays will end with the current generation.

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When 'I Do' Changes

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Pdf:When 'I Do' Changes.When "I Do" Changes is a book about engaging in opportunities that will guide you to look at your lifestyle with open eyes. It is not about sorting out who is at fault in a marriage, or who caused the separation that led to divorce. Last year's options should be viewed as errors or mistakes that led you astray, but at the same time, became building blocks that helped you climb the ladder toward success.When the love of your life is in -- and out of -- your heart, it is hard to comprehend what the spirit is saying, so you find yourself lost in space. We must realize that marriage is a solemn, lifetime commitment. We can live more successfully if we enter marriage carefully, firmly making up our minds that our wedding is for keeps.I am here to let you know that you are no different from any other person who is going through or who has been through a divorce or who is in the final stages of a crushing marriage. The Lord sees your pain and hurt. He will be the One you can hold on to as you walk this road.--from the Introduction

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When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases

Pdf Relationships When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases

Pdf:When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide To Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases.All psychotherapists who work with children and families will come across cases with the parents divorcing or previously divorced experiencing high levels of conflict. These cases can be extremely complex and there can be potential hazards mental health professionals need to be aware of and prepared for. This book is a practical guide providing actionable measures mental health professionals can take to properly screen potential cases, establish and observe essential policies and protocols and observe important boundaries in order to preserve the integrity of the child's therapy and maintain healthy therapeutic relationships with the parents who are at war with one another without being pulled into the middle of the parental conflict. This guidebook also provides specific recommendations with regard to ensuring the self-care is in place for the psychotherapists when working with these kinds of cases that can cause mental and emotional depletion.

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Never Been A 34B: When Nothing Fits - One woman's story of searching for true love and not settling for less

Pdf Relationships Never Been A 34B: When Nothing Fits - One woman's story of searching for true love and not settling for less

Pdf:Never Been A 34B: When Nothing Fits - One woman's story of searching for true love and not settling for less.I was done with being insulted, ignored, disrespected and controlled. This newfound freedom and defiance felt scary, but the taste of liberation and truth was electrifying.One woman’s story of searching for true love after a devastating divorce, and not settling for anything less Never Been a 34B is the honest, raw and compelling divorce memoir of Paulette Gloria Harwood Jr; a dancer, businesswoman, wife, mother, yogi and life coach. Behind closed doors and Paulette’s apparent picture perfect Barbie and Ken life, her relationship goals were failing. In truth, the marriage had failed and she had watched it fall apart. What would you do? How would you handle divorce over 50?Discover through Paulette’s experience how she survived this tumultuous period and grow from her family life counselling. Paulette is now a Certified Divorce Coach, and slowly discovered how to change her life with intuition and created a truly authentic happy space for herself in the world, building a new life of purpose.Never Been a 34B is the perfect book for women seeking relationships after divorce:Do you feel overwhelmed, scared or trapped in your marriage?Are you estranged from your family due to divorce?Are you struggling to manage the process of divorce with kids?Do you want more than life in an unhappy marriage?Are you looking for divorce self help books to transform your life?This is the story of one woman’s marriage, but the same story is repeated with different cliff notes across the world every day. The themes of Never Been a 34B will be instantly relatable to any woman going through the difficult decisions of whether to divorce or not and the challenges that develop if it’s a divorce with children involved.Despite all attempts to rebuild my life through re-education and beginning to see things with a fresh perspective, the emotional toll of this divorce had been devastating.When Paulette grows up and marries her husband Joe, who is dedicated to his family’s business, the two seem like the perfect match: a real-life Barbie and Ken. But as they move into a bigger house, birth three children, and work tirelessly to maintain their perfect life, Paulette keeps wondering,Why doesn’t anything about her life seem to fit? Through a series of steamy dalliances, the devastation of her father’s death, and her self-discovery in yoga practice and teacher training, Paulette learns the difference between make-believe and her best, most authentic life. There are not too many tales like Paulette’s. This unique book stands out in a small field of compelling divorce memoirs and divorce journals including A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman by Joan Anderson, One Happy Divorce by Jennifer Hurvitz Weintraub, A Marriage in Dog Years: A Memoir by Nancy Balbirer and, of course, Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle. Her story will provide hope and comfort and a family lifeline, inspiring you with new relationships goals, with a much more honest and open approach than many books on personal development.  Find divorce help from a real source. Paulette shares her grief and joy, struggles and triumphs, to show you that you, too, can live your best, most authentic life. No matter what.

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The Good Breakup: Take a Deep Breath and Remember Who You Really Are (Dream Series Book 2)

Pdf Relationships The Good Breakup: Take a Deep Breath and Remember Who You Really Are (Dream Series Book 2)

Pdf:The Good Breakup: Take a Deep Breath and Remember Who You Really Are (Dream Series Book 2).Breaking Up is Hard to Do.Nobody said it would be easy. When your man turns his back on you, your entire world comes crashing down. Nothing has prepared you for the pain and darkness that follow when he walks out the door. What can you do to regain your happiness once he is gone, and is there a way to win him back?Know the Signs.Even though breakups seem to come out of the blue, there are always signs, signs that have been seen but ignored. Do you know what to watch out for and avoid “the talk”?Take a Deep Breath.Don’t scream, don’t plead, don’t have breakup sex. This book will teach you how to face the monster and come out the other side with your dignity and sanity intact.Cry Yourself a River, Build a Bridge and Get Over Him.Now is the time for you to reclaim your identity with a revolutionary Breakup Plan designed to help you through the first 28 days post-breakup. You’ll cry, you’ll take a duvet day, you’ll meet up with friends and start working on the most important person in your life: YOU.It’s Time to Take Charge.Alexandra Filia is a savvy businesswoman, amateur adventurer and devoted mother who has travelled the world. She has survived breakups, and so can you. Now she brings her no-nonsense expertise to help busy modern women who are tired of failures, false starts and broken hearts. There are no flowery platitudes here. With Alexandra’s encouragement and straightforward advice, you’ll fight through this difficult time in your life and come back stronger than ever.What Are You Waiting For?In this practical guide to handling your breakup, you’ll learn:The things to NEVER do, if you want your relationship to last.How to tell if your man wants to break up, whether he’ll admit it or not.How to take advantage of “the talk” and maintain your dignity like a pro.Fool-proof steps to improve your emotional, spiritual and physical health day by day.Why you’ll suddenly feel better after 23 days without him…guaranteed!Top tips to pique his interest once again (such as reviving your “classic” look).How to approach the most traumatic of breakups – divorce – and get what you’re owed.What men REALLY think about before, during and after breaking up with you (in their own words!)…and much more.“THE GOOD BREAKUP: Take a Deep Breath and Remember Who the F*** You Really Are” is the second book in Alexandra Filia’s all new Dream series for modern women.

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Tips on how to pick up girls_Lite: Learning how to pick up a girl, you need to know it all (Hitch)

Pdf Relationships Tips on how to pick up girls_Lite: Learning how to pick up a girl, you need to know it all (Hitch)

Pdf:Tips on how to pick up girls_Lite: Learning how to pick up a girl, you need to know it all (Hitch).◆In depth lessons on love text wechat messages and phone dating program.  ◆More than 30 game onmake  friends becoming lovers& datings by skout or whatsapp pickup your of girls war.◆Unwittingly becoming yours when already taken.◆Detailed dating steps to make her yours in just less than seven days.◆Helps you to deal with difference situations depending on agedifference&booty call.◆Your humorous self not only extends the conversation but also provides her with neverending happiness.◆In car dating, phone call before sleep, sex music recommanded ◆Complete play hare to get instructional steps by live Facebook messageYou know, when you show yourself in the most strengthful way, using every promoting words and behaviors to persue love, she may already realize your purpose of doing so and this could turn your1. Women are always curious about anything she doesn't already know.2. Good guys and  bad guys lies in their expereices.3. You will be astonished by the speed of dating progress if you know what'son her mind(skout social)&summoners war4. We always believed "to make her pleased would make her yours"5. A sense of humor affects women's judgments; willing to spend more time on seeing you means you're more interesting than others.6.Tips on how to pickup girls can customized your social & pick up girls  game ,control your fate! A girl's alertness is so serious that they would always ignore you at first encounter? A conversation in a car would turn akward and do not know how to resolve? She always says "I've just ended a relationship and don't want to start a new one so soon?" She suddenly turned cold for no reason? Above-mentioned problems can all be settled.  the strategies on meeting with people across all fields can surely do you the right!strike of failure. However(make friends), Maybe you will doubt its factuality and the magical strengths within it? The answer shall be revealed once you have read the first chapter of the book.How can we make all this seem incidentally and make her feel that you and her are meant for each other fate?Please note 1: Finish reading  pickup  series  way before your competitors.Please note 2: We do not provide services such as breaking other people's relationship agoda with her.Let kings like The Fast and the Furious and 007 actor as handsome on lineage m date.rewrites the game of leading rights on men picking up women on full-scale & Subway Surfers If you want to buy an entity version of the book & Global advertising cooperation JUSTIN`s mail:[email protected]! You must always have a backup plan and a backupcandidate. The “good man” image is only for those who are inthe stable stage of the relationship. Of course, this is notsuggesting you to be those scumbags in the eyes of all girls butto be a guy with a good sense of humor will bring you victory inthe game of love.The author of " pickup girls" series , taking from his ownexperiences on dating numerous girls in different age groupspasses you with useful and constructive mechanism to win agirl 's heart. Through the use of playful interactions and thedemonstrations of self-superiority, trust can be built in a shortamount of time. This in turn, gives you the most enjoyablemysterious relationship strategy.Tips on how to pickup girls” will help you reserve this unjustgame of love around.Let your crush notice you but at the same time you must resist thetemptations that come with loneliness.Introductory

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Diary of Survival: 1970 to 1973: Women and Children Starting Over

Pdf Relationships Diary of Survival: 1970 to 1973: Women and Children Starting Over

Pdf:Diary of Survival: 1970 to 1973: Women and Children Starting Over.This book, Diary of Survival: Women and Children Starting Over, is a character study of two desperate, determined women doing something unheard of a few generations ago. The author's account of the events relates two women’s stubborn refusal to conform to the roles assigned to them at a time when male prerogative was fully engrained in law and culture. Barbara Homans stuck up her middle finger to the fate she and her friend across the street were expected to accept — loneliness and male dependency. It’s a story ahead of its time, told in a compelling, day-to-day fashion, full of domestic and dramatic detail as they face various obstacles and the chaos of raising eight children.

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Walking Into My Purpose

Pdf Relationships Walking Into My Purpose

Pdf:Walking Into My Purpose.You’re about to read a book four women from different walks of life. These ladies are sharing their stories of how their pain pushed them into their purpose in life.

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Why Men Cheat? How to Handle a Cheating Spouse: The Most Effective Method to Deal With a Conning Life Partner

Pdf Relationships Why Men Cheat? How to Handle a Cheating Spouse: The Most Effective Method to Deal With a Conning Life Partner

Pdf:Why Men Cheat? How to Handle a Cheating Spouse: The Most Effective Method to Deal With a Conning Life Partner.Everything you need to know to improve your relationship is included in this book. You see…there are some very powerful, purely psychological triggers you can push now and it gets a man so into you the next moment. You can use these little secrets to make a man fall in love with you forever, and get him to chase you like his life depends on you no matter how handsome, tall, rich or famous he is.

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AFTER DIVORCE: You Can Live Again!

Pdf Relationships AFTER DIVORCE: You Can Live Again!

Pdf:AFTER DIVORCE: You Can Live Again!.This book contains keys to recover from divorce and have a full life again. Instead of walking blindly thru the trauma, these keys will give understanding of what we will experience, and help to facilitate healing. With knowledge comes understanding, followed by wisdom in how to overcome any obstacle we may be facing. It will also help singles hoping for a mate, or married couples to have a better relationship. The keys help us to discover what keeps us bound, from our dysfunctional childhood experiences, which I believe is the root cause/main reason so many end up in divorce. Our unhealthy baggage from earlier years is still shaping opinions of ourselves, and also how we expect others to treat us. Jesus Christ came to set the prisoners free! I hope this book helps many to reach that freedom, and truly live their lives in joy and expectation of what the Lord can do for them.

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RELATIONSHIP PARADOX: A systematic approach to understand women, love and relationship. (Dating techniques, Solution to Breakups and Separation, Exclusive ... Term, Marriage and Family Salvation Book 1)

Pdf Relationships RELATIONSHIP PARADOX: A systematic approach to understand women, love and relationship. (Dating techniques, Solution to Breakups and Separation, Exclusive ... Term, Marriage and Family Salvation Book 1)

Pdf:RELATIONSHIP PARADOX: A systematic approach to understand women, love and relationship. (Dating techniques, Solution to Breakups and Separation, Exclusive ... Term, Marriage and Family Salvation Book 1).Learn Basic Education to Maintain a Successful Long Term Relationship that Will Last a Lifetime.Have you ever wondered why the relationship world revolves around hardship, heartache, separation, and divorce? Why everyone in their first time will surely experience heartbreak? Why wouldn’t there be a smooth life the first moment we jump into? Would you wish that somehow there is a concise and systematic way to deal with things? Well, look no further, it is already here!Through divine inspiration, the book is designed to offer readers a systematic approach to understand women, love, and relationships. The Increasing divorce rate is really something that we should be concerned about. It includes a solution to seamlessly-endless problems that everyone would encounter. An introduction to the 4-phase system that will absolutely help you maintain, monitor and manage your exclusive long term relationship. The author is motivated to prepare and enlighten the next generation, reduce the cycle of sorrow and share important things to better understand women and love. He intends to hit the nail on the head of every reader, whether presently single, married, separated, divorced, and heartbroken. It is then left for you to critically study the book as it is made easy to read and understand by all and sundry.The list below are the things that you will learn, to name a few:1. Theories, concepts, and fundamentals of a successful relationship, both earthly and spiritual (Christ-centered).2. Discover what women want in men. 3. Decoding women's secret language. (e.g. The real meaning of the head-scratching line "You do not have time with me.") 4. How to pass every women's test and bluff.5. Nature of a woman.6. Basics of attraction and how to attract the women you deserve.7. Building rapport and deep emotional connection.8. Seduction9. Maintain, monitor and manage long term exclusive relationship.10. Dating Techniques11. Love rules and forbidden (taboo) ways. 12. Concepts and solutions to breakups and separation.13. Guide to make her head over heels in love with you.14. and many more.For more information;The above list is just the tip of an iceberg. There are more than 20 questions that I raised in the beginning part of the book, that you will get answers after you finish reading. When you reach the last part, old will die and be born again. Trust me. You can find below an honest comment and review-a woman's perspective:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qx2sss1bmA-OJYu_lShrgPMQsLW7bMBXq6cnuSRt_fU/edit?usp=sharing

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Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Pdf Relationships Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Pdf:Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges.A road map for late-life divorceDivorce can be emotionally devastating at any time, but the emotional and financial challenges are even greater for people who divorce later in life and can face complicated issues of blended families, health care concerns, and retirement planning. Attorney Janice Green brings 30-plus years of experience as a divorce lawyer, and in particular her experience counseling clients over 50, to Divorce After 50. She addresses:Divorce options (including mediation and collaborative divorce)How to receive the best guidance from lawyers and professional advisersDividing marital property fairlyRetirement plan rulesSpousal support (alimony)How divorce affects estate planningKeeping good health care (updated to include new rules under the Affordable Care Act)The book also includes divorce survival stories that illustrate your options and provide encouragement. They got through it, and with the help of Divorce After 50, you can, too.

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Taking the War Out of the Warrior: An Inspirational Journey Through Divorce & Healing into Empowerment, Self-discovery & Spirituality

Pdf Relationships Taking the War Out of the Warrior: An Inspirational Journey Through Divorce & Healing into Empowerment, Self-discovery & Spirituality

Pdf:Taking the War Out of the Warrior: An Inspirational Journey Through Divorce & Healing into Empowerment, Self-discovery & Spirituality.Taking the War Out of the Warrior is a story of personal and spiritual growth through the eyes of a man who was "living in the trenches" of life. Throughout a difficult divorce, a life-changing experience with a homeless man, a surprising encounter with a psychic, and much more, this warrior fought his way out of the trenches. He experienced numerous setbacks and incredible feats, which ultimately softened his heart and allowed him to embrace a new reality, one that brought him closer to himself and God. This book will resonate with so many people! T.J. takes us with him on his spiritual journey and we see parts of ourselves in his story. We can't control the bad things that may come up in our human experience but we can control how we react to them. T.J. shows it's not only possible to have a direct connection to God, it's our birthright. As Dr. Wayne Dyer used to say, "when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." I highly recommend this inspiring read. -Diane Ray Director of Programming UnityOnlineRadio.org

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Lessons from the Frogs I've Kissed: I have made all the mistakes in the book so you wont have to

Pdf Relationships Lessons from the Frogs I've Kissed: I have made all the mistakes in the book so you wont have to

Pdf:Lessons from the Frogs I've Kissed: I have made all the mistakes in the book so you wont have to.Q. What does a dope addict, an abusive fisherman, a man still in love with his gay ex-wife, the eternal bachelor, he-who-made-me-the-centre-of-his-universe and a sexy Chilean all have in common? A. Me! I invite you to be a fly on the wall as I revisit all my significant adult relationships and share the invaluable life lessons I have learnt over the last 20 years. In my most desperate moments, whether dating or married, I searched for a book that could give me some much-needed perspective on my current circumstances. That book did not exist - until now.Many of us have been in romantic relationships which feel incredible in the beginning but end up in trauma, regret and despair. How do we stop ourselves from becoming locked in cycles of abuse? What are the unconscious dating patterns that underlie our romantic interactions? How do we know what we are looking for in a partner ? And most importantly why do we need to learn to love ourselves first? Written with dashes of humour and cringe-worthy honesty, I am sure you will find Lessons From the Frogs I’ve Kissed to be an entertaining and powerful read, which should help you in your own personal journey in finding ever-lasting love and happiness.

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Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda.: A Divorce Coach's Guide to Staying Married

Pdf Relationships Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda.: A Divorce Coach's Guide to Staying Married

Pdf:Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda.: A Divorce Coach's Guide to Staying Married.Review 'As a divorce attorney/coach, I know what people go through in a contested divorce. Jennifer went through a divorce and knows what it's like on the other side. Jennifer's advice and insight to getting divorced and living a post-divorce life will help you make the best decisions. A must-read if you are contemplating divorce.'Jason Levoy A.K.A. 'The Divorce Resource Guy''Jennifer has the insight, humor, and humility that's only possible on the other side of a divorce. She sees and owns how she contributed to the collapse of her marriage and I was surprised she shared all of this with compassion and candor.'Stephani Roberts, Relationship Podcast host 'An insightful read with easy-to-use practical tips that will help you look before you leap!'Rick Morrison, Author of The Hug Store & Founder of Hug The Moment 'Jennifer's uncensored and unabashed approach to the topics of divorce, relationships, and marriage is real solution-based talk for anyone who wants to go from hot mess to their best and attract the relationship they want and deserve. It's a must read!' Rachell Kitchen CPC, ACC, ELI-MP Founder and CEO, Level Up For Life Coach, LLC Professional Speaker, Author Read more

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20 Things Every Man Needs From His Woman

Pdf Relationships 20 Things Every Man Needs From His Woman

Pdf:20 Things Every Man Needs From His Woman.This project is for women who are struggling and on the verge of giving up on their relationship. It seems as if you are stuck in a prison of unfulfilled desires and in a whirlwind of silent frustrations. You keep telling yourself you did not get into this relationship to be disrespected, mistreated or unhappy. You have so much to give in your relationship but get little back in return. You did not pick up this book by mistake. You hold in your hands the answers to what you need to do next. As you carefully ingest the information in this writing, you will regain your composure, rebuild your confidence and rekindle your commitment which can be the turning point in your relationship. Keep in mind your desire to change must be greater than your desire to remain the same. If you believe that your relationship is salvageable, take the next step in making a difference in your union. It will be well worth it!

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Get Over Divorce

Pdf Relationships Get Over Divorce

Pdf:Get Over Divorce.Divorce is one of the biggest challenges an adult will ever face.Many list divorce as being more challenging, more stressful, and more traumatic to get through than even death (bereavement).As if that were not bad enough, the statistics tell us that the divorce rate in second (67 percent), third (73 percent), or later marriages gets higher.So clearly we are not learning the lessons. The reality is that we are apparently destined to make the same mistakes again and again.To help reverse that trend, the UK's leading divorce and trauma recovery coach, Adèle Théron, has released this book.It will give you the 10 top tips that you need to get through divorce.

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My Daughter Saved My Life

Pdf Relationships My Daughter Saved My Life

Pdf:My Daughter Saved My Life.Have you ever been in a position where you made one lucky decision thatabsolutely changed your whole life? I did. And I wouldn't have been able towithout my daughter.Here is my story and how I managed to get out of a relationship that mightas well have destroyed my life. If it wasn't for my daughter, I would'vestill been in the same loveless marriage, ready to go down for crimes Ihadn't committed. "My daughter saved my life" shows how I was married to the love of my life,and how his gradual change took place and changed him to a man I couldn'teven recognize. It's a story that teaches you about love, loss and the powerof time and change. "My daughter saved my life" is a story that shows youjust how important it is to build relationships and see which one isdestroying you.

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Marriage Restoration

Pdf Relationships Marriage Restoration

Pdf:Marriage Restoration.Back in 1990, I found myself searching for an effective program that would help restore the many troubled marriages at the church I was pastoring - as well as at the churches of so many of my fellow pastors here in the Sacramento area. The more I looked, the more I became convinced that I needed to take matters into my own hands. Too many of the programs I looked into were geared toward healing marriages that were only a little troubled. Unfortunately, the marriages I was seeking to help were deeply troubled. The eventual result was a year and a half class consisting of eight separate sessions, each of which was guided by its own separate manual. Well over 200 couples enrolled in the class before I retired - with excellent results for those who completed the class. What caught us completely by surprise were the large numbers of unsaved couples who enrolled in the program - and who, in taking the class, became believers. In short, we found this class to be a very effective evangelism ministry.

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Divorce: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Self Discovery

Pdf Relationships Divorce: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Self Discovery

Pdf:Divorce: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Self Discovery.I don't know about you, but divorce certainly was not in my plans. Going through a divorce can be one of the more challenging and traumatic life events you can endure. I am hoping to show you that in the midst of your pain, you have a choice. You can choose to stay angry, bitter, and sad, or you can begin healing and rediscover the person you were meant to be. The words in the audiobook come from my own personal experience with divorce. I don't have the magic answer, but I do have a decade of healing behind me and a life full of gratitude and hope in front of me. What once seemed like an impossible mountain to climb has now become my greatest teacher.Join me on this journey as I discuss:The stages of griefActions to take on your journey to healingLooking inward to gain perspectiveIf you are ready to heal your heart, this audiobook is the beginning of your next chapter. You are worth it!

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Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal—A Survival Guide

Pdf Relationships Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal—A Survival Guide

Pdf:Breaking Bonds: How to Divorce an Abuser and Heal—A Survival Guide.About the Author Rosemary Lombardy is a financial advisor and portfolio manager with over thirty-five years of experience. Although her professional expertise is in financial matters, her perspective on marital abuse, divorce, and recovery is deeply heartfelt and holistic. She draws on decades of personal experience, as well as the experiences of others who have gone through similar situations, to help inform abused women so that they will become empowered to leave their abusers and begin to heal. Her former background in law, as well as being both a Catholic who has studied the Kabbalah and a Reiki master, has infused the book with practical guidance and spiritual techniques that women can use when they most need them. Her intention with this book is to foster self-awareness, responsibility, empowerment, healing, and forgiveness. Ms. Lombardy resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more

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Post-Divorce Bliss: Ending Us and Finding Me

Pdf Relationships Post-Divorce Bliss: Ending Us and Finding Me

Pdf:Post-Divorce Bliss: Ending Us and Finding Me.About the Author Jude Walsh is a writer and life coach dedicated to helping women not just survive midlife divorce but also thrive as they create a beautiful new reality. A Writing Mindset and Legacy Writing teacher, she is also active in the literary community and has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies. Jude travels frequently, writes daily, and leans into the abundant adventure her life has become. She lives with her son and three lively dogs in Dayton, Ohio. Read more

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Living After Divorce: 21 Ways to Heal & Move Forward

Pdf Relationships Living After Divorce: 21 Ways to Heal & Move Forward

Pdf:Living After Divorce: 21 Ways to Heal & Move Forward.Review 'There is nothing easy about divorce for anyone! Not for the husband, the wife, the kids, the extended family and friends--no one. As a divorced father of three who happens also to be an attorney who specializes in domestic relations, I am frequently appointed by judges to represent the children involved in divorce and parental separation. It's a complicated situation for everyone. Ingrid Lavon's Living After Divorce is a must read! The real-life examples show readers that they are not alone. The practical and spiritual advice and tips throughout the book give readers a strong mix of tools and strategies to do their best living after divorce!'--Marcellus H. Moore, Jr., Attorney and Divorced Dad Read more

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Stop Wrecking My Home: How to Come Out of a Broken Marriage in One Piece

Pdf Relationships Stop Wrecking My Home: How to Come Out of a Broken Marriage in One Piece

Pdf:Stop Wrecking My Home: How to Come Out of a Broken Marriage in One Piece.Lauren McKinley's raw glimpse of how to survive life in a destroyed marriage has inspired many by reminding women they're not alone. In Stop Wrecking My Home, she shares her personal story of the destruction an affair brings to a marriage, family, and community. Her words invite the brokenhearted to fight for their marriage while maintaining their self-worth. Her writing provides healing, hope, and restoration to the victims of betrayal. The pain you have endured may have broken your heart, but it does not have to break you.

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Dealing With Divorce

Pdf Relationships Dealing With Divorce

Pdf:Dealing With Divorce.Dealing With Divorce was written for anyone getting a divorce or has just gotten a divorceThis covers the hurt and pain one experiences during and after the divorce.Written to help anyone getting a divorce or recovering from a divorce.

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He Actually Left. Now What?

Pdf Relationships He Actually Left. Now What?

Pdf:He Actually Left. Now What?.Here you are, facing a divorce you didn't ask for and did not want. Your husband has become a person you do not recognize, cold-hearted and distant. You have so many feelings and realizations, so many decisions to make and obstacles to overcome, as you go through the process of ending a marriage you had no intention of ever ending. How do you even begin?When she went through her divorce, Jenna downloaded many resources to help understand how her marriage got to this place and how to get through the pain of being abandoned, but none of these resources fully captured what it felt like to be in this experience. She became a member of multiple divorce help groups and noticed all women in her situation were experiencing the same things: these men left without much explanation, they said and did the same things on their way out the door, the grief for each woman was identical, and none were prepared for how painful this experience was going to be. Jenna wrote this book with these women in mind. While in her own self-reflection and therapy of going through her divorce, she captured the collective experience, stage by stage, that women feel during this time. Each chapter is a stage in the process; the reader can read it as a whole book, or each section can be read on its own when it is needed the most. Ch 1: Read This Chapter in the BeginningCh 2: Read This Chapter When You Are Asking How He Could Do This To YouCh 3: Read This Chapter When You Find Out About the AffairCh 4: Read This Chapter if You Have KidsCh 5: Read This Chapter When You Have to Redefine the Relationship with Your Ex and the Other WomanCh 6: Read This Chapter When You Think There is Something Wrong with YouCh 7: Read This Chapter When You Are Called Vindictive or BitterCh 8: Read This Chapter When You Are Feeling Guilty or AngryCh 9: Read This Chapter When You Feel HopelessCh 10: Read This Chapter When You Are SufferingCh 11: Read This Chapter When You Can't Stop Thinking About the Other WomanCh 12: Read This Chapter If You Have Questions About the Bible, God, the Church and Your DivorceCh 13: Read This Chapter When It's Time to Accept RealityCh 14: Read This Chapter When It's Time to Stop Engaging With Your ExCh 15: Read This Chapter If He Says He Wants You BackCh 16: Read This Chapter When It's Time to Rebuild Your Self-WorthCh 17: Read This Chapter When It's Time to Discuss the Legalities of DivorceCh 18: Read This Chapter When You Think It's Time to Start Dating AgainCh 19: Give This Chapter to Your Friends and FamilyShe realized this isn't just about the men and the pain they cause, but about how the women left behind can grow in their self-worth, stop blaming themselves for the ends of their marriages, and become whole again. This book validates so many feelings women have during this time and identifies the pain all women feel, but also helps women find hope. Women can take control back over their lives and can move forward with a healthy outlook for a bright future!

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Sacred Cows: The Truth About Divorce & Marriage

Pdf Relationships Sacred Cows: The Truth About Divorce & Marriage

Pdf:Sacred Cows: The Truth About Divorce & Marriage.A husband-and-wife doctor team offers fresh and startling perspective on one of our most cherished and misunderstood institutions.   Drs. Astro and Danielle Teller know better than most that finding the right partner in life doesn’t always happen the first time around. Through their own divorces they learned how widely held cultural assumptions and misinformation that nobody thinks to question—what they refer to as “sacred cows”—create unnecessary heartache for people who are already suffering through a terrible time.   Do you think, for example, that the divorce rate in the United States is rising? Or that children are harmed by divorce? Most people do, but it turns out that neither of these notions is supported by the data. Combining the rigor that has established them as leaders in their respective fields along with a dose of good-natured humor, the Tellers ask readers to take a fresh look at seven common sacred cows: the Holy Cow, the Expert Cow, the Selfish Cow, the Defective Cow, the Innocent Victim Cow, the One True Cow, and the Other Cow. This is not a book that is “for” marriage or “for” divorce, but “for” the freedom to decide how to live most honestly and happily either as part of a couple or a single person.

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The Alter Ego Effect: Defeat the Enemy, Unlock Your Heroic Self, and Start Kicking Ass

Pdf Relationships The Alter Ego Effect: Defeat the Enemy, Unlock Your Heroic Self, and Start Kicking Ass

Pdf:The Alter Ego Effect: Defeat the Enemy, Unlock Your Heroic Self, and Start Kicking Ass.A top performance expert reveals the secret behind many top athletes and executives: creating a heroic alter ego to activate when the chips are down.There's only one person in the way of you unleashing your potential: you. There's also one person who can move you out of the way so you can perform at your peak. That person is already inside you. You just need to unlock them. This other part of you is your alter ego. After 21 years of working with elite athletes, performers, and leaders, Todd Herman has discovered how you can use your alter ego to achieve the seemingly impossible. It all clicked for Todd when he met Bo Jackson. When Herman met Bo Jackson, the professional athlete told him, "Bo Jackson never played a down of football in his entire life." Bo explained that when he was young, he'd get into trouble because of chaos caused by his anger issues. Then, he saw Friday the 13th and became fascinated by the cold, calculating nature of Jason Voorhees. In that moment, he resolved to stop being Bo Jackson and start being Jason the moment he stepped on the field. In this transformative guide, Herman teaches you how to create and control an alter ego like Bo - and the thousands of other athletes, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainers who have used this simple tool to change their lives. Herman also shares his own story: He knew that inside was a confident, self-assured, intelligent person who could help others get better results in their lives. When he started using Superman's classic trick - putting on a pair of glasses - he learned to trigger the specific traits he needed to achieve his goals.The Alter Ego Effect is not about creating a false mask - it's about finding the hero already inside you. It's a proven way of overcoming the self-doubt, negativity, and insecurity that hold you back and empowering you to ultimately become your best self. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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The Codependency Recovery Plan: A 5-Step Guide to Understand, Accept, and Break Free from the Codependent Cycle

Pdf Relationships The Codependency Recovery Plan: A 5-Step Guide to Understand, Accept, and Break Free from the Codependent Cycle

Pdf:The Codependency Recovery Plan: A 5-Step Guide to Understand, Accept, and Break Free from the Codependent Cycle.About the Author KRYSTAL MAZZOLA is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has been fascinated by relationships and the potential for positive change since she was a child. Having personally recovered from codependency, Krystal now provides individual and couples therapy to help others discover that recovery is real. Read more

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Codependent Cure: The No More Codependency Recovery Guide For Obtaining Detachment From Codependence Relationships (Narcissism, denial, trauma, boundaries, control, shame)

Pdf Relationships Codependent Cure: The No More Codependency Recovery Guide For Obtaining Detachment From Codependence Relationships (Narcissism, denial, trauma, boundaries, control, shame)

Pdf:Codependent Cure: The No More Codependency Recovery Guide For Obtaining Detachment From Codependence Relationships (Narcissism, denial, trauma, boundaries, control, shame).☆ ☆ Buy the Paperback version of this Book and get the E-Book for FREE ☆ ☆Do you want to stop relying on relationships to meet all of your emotional needs? Then keep reading...Do you need to find love and validation outside of yourself to be able to function properly? Are your abandonment issues so severe that you feel as if one of your limbs is being amputated when someone leaves you? Like most psychiatric concepts, codependency is very complex in its causes, symptoms, and effects. In almost all cases, codependency begins in childhood. Of course, all children are completely dependent on their caretakers in the first few years of their life, but as an adult, they shouldn’t be dependent to the extent that it becomes harmful to both themselves and their family.When you’re codependent, you tend to have low self-esteem and turn to anything outside of yourself for comfort, such as alcohol, drugs, relationships, or compulsive behaviors. This can take a toll on your life and leave you in a state of constant fear of abandonment, a compelling need to please and control others, poor communication, lack of boundaries, and obsession with your partner. However, recovery and healing are possible!Anyone who struggles with issues related to abandonment, trust, assertiveness, people pleasing, and dependency will greatly benefit from reading this book. Codependent Cure: The No More Codependence Recovery Guide for Obtaining Detachment From Codependency will provide you with steps to identify codependent behaviors and strategies to get rid of them for good! In this book, you’ll discover:The severity of codependency and its impact on individualsThe real “culprit” who is to blame for your codependencyWhich dysfunctional character describes you Why codependents are dangerous to certain individuals The horrifying stages of a codependent relationshipThe telltale signs that you’re in a codependent relationshipA simple technique for setting boundaries to open up the lines of communication When it’s time pack and leave a toxic relationship How to make the road to recovery less bumpyProven techniques for maintaining your recoveryAnd much much more! Many people struggle for years to let go of their codependency, but our book provides proven techniques that make this process much simpler than other guides on the market. So if you’re tired of looking for love and validation outside of yourself in order to function, then take back control of your life by scrolling to the top of this page, and clicking the “Buy” button

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Addiction to Love: Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships

Pdf Relationships Addiction to Love: Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships

Pdf:Addiction to Love: Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships.Love addiction manifests in many forms, from fatal attraction-type obsessive lust to less extreme but nonetheless psychologically and emotionally harmful forms. The most common of these is staying in a bad relationship because of a fear of being alone - the "I hate you but don't leave me" relationship. In Addiction to Love, recovering love addict Susan Peabody explains the variety of ways this disorder plays out, from the obsessively doting love addict to the addict who can't disentangle from an unfulfilling, dead-end relationship. Peabody provides an in-depth and easy-to-follow recovery program for those suffering from this unhealthy and often dangerous addiction and explains how to create a loving, safe, and fulfilling relationship.

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Closing Pandora's Box: Empowering Parents to Help Their Children Reject Pornography

Pdf Relationships Closing Pandora's Box: Empowering Parents to Help Their Children Reject Pornography

Pdf:Closing Pandora's Box: Empowering Parents to Help Their Children Reject Pornography.Closing Pandora's Box is an updated, repackaged version of Pandora's Box is Open, Now What Do I Do. Remember the story of Pandora's enticing box, what it contained and how she innocently unleashed all manner of evil, sorrow and pain when she opened it? In the hands of children, our modern-day boxes of cells phones, tablets, computers and televisions are very similar to Pandora's. However, unlike Pandora, we know what's in our internet-enabled devices. We know that in addition to useful information, our kids’ boxes hold the disturbing and potentially life-altering material we call pornography. So what do parents do when their children come face to face with porn and get trapped by its riptide of darkness? Closing Pandora's Box instills hope and inspires courage to fight one of the many demons escaping today’s boxes. Authored by psychologist, Dr. Gail Poyner, who treats adults, children and teens who use pornography, Closing Pandora's Box is a book designed for parents who want to help their children and teens avoid and develop the skills to stop using this devastatingly addictive material. The book introduces the five-step CLOSE plan, which assists parents in learning about pornography addiction so they can teach their children skill-based behaviors to close their own Pandora's Box.

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Proactive Parenting: Help your child conquer self-destructive behaviours and build self-esteem

Pdf Relationships Proactive Parenting: Help your child conquer self-destructive behaviours and build self-esteem

Pdf:Proactive Parenting: Help your child conquer self-destructive behaviours and build self-esteem.Take a proactive approach towards your child's mental health and discover how to have the conversations that will be life-saving and life-changing.With a foreword by Benny Refson, President of the children's mental health charity Place2BeThe pressures faced by children and adolescents today are unprecedented, and the corresponding statistics around poor mental health deeply alarming. Behind every mental health issue, from addiction to ADHD, lies a host of underlying problems that need addressing but as a worried parent it's hard to know where to focus. What do you do if your child struggles with anxiety? Is self-harming? Has developed an unhealthy relationship with eating, exercise, technology or alcohol?Proactive in approach, top addiction therapist Mandy Saligari provides the tools to help you identify and address the self-destructive patterns of behaviour, to stop them in their tracks. Her practical framework reveals how you can adapt your own behaviour and equip your child to develop emotional intelligence, resilience and self-esteem.

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Mom Hacks: 100+ Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable

Pdf Relationships Mom Hacks: 100+ Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable

Pdf:Mom Hacks: 100+ Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable.100+ self-care hacks for any mom to eat right, move more, stress less and get a good night's sleep, by a doctor who is also a momWhy is it generally accepted that motherhood comes at the expense of our health--with all that weight gain, fatigue, and exhaustion? It doesn't have to be that way. What if your baby AND you could thrive together? We cure diseases. We create artificial ears using 3-D printers. We solved how to pee in space. We can figure this out--and now Dr. Darria has done just that. An Ivy league-trained physician and mom of two, Dr. Darria combed the latest in medicine, psychology, and holistic health for answers when her own health crises struck. She now brings those solutions to moms everywhere. For moms who just DontHaveTheTime (or energy), Mom Hacks gives you the specific smallest changes that yield the biggest impact for you and your child. Every hack is a mini super-charged solution with an immediate impact. So you feel good, lose the baby weight, and are more present, while raising thriving children--in an entirely do-able, time-saving, with-you-in-the-trenches way. Her humor and personal stories bring warmth and encouragement when mothers need it most. You can be the mother and woman you want to be, and with Mom Hacks, you don't have to listen to anyone who tells you otherwise. It's time for a new mom world order.

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White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond

Pdf Relationships White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond

Pdf:White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond.About the Author Joe Wessel is a former defensive back at Florida State University. He holds FSU and NCAA records for blocked kicks in a game(2) and in a season (5), as well as the most touchdowns scored off blocked kicks in a game (2). Wessel was an assistant football coach for 13 years, at the college and NFL levels. He was the Florida president for HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation and is currently the SVP and National Sales Manager for Raymond James Bank. Joe is an avid golfer and winner of the Outback Pro-Am in 2005. He is married to Mary Gayle Hamilton and has two sons, Trent and Parker. Wessel currently resides in Tampa, Florida.Bill Chastain began his journalism career as a freelance writer shortly after graduating from Georgia Tech in 1979. Chastain is the author of Payne at Pinehurst: The Greatest U.S. Open Ever; Steel Dynasty: The Team That Changed the NFL; and Hack's 191: Hack Wilson and His Incredible 1930 Season.  Read more

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White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond

Pdf Relationships White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond

Pdf:White Fang and the Golden Bear: A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond.Augusta National is golf’s Holy Grail. Navigating the azaleas to play the exclusive course that hosts The Masters is a pipe dream for every golfer. Imagine being afforded the opportunity not only to play the course, but to be able to bring your father along for the ride. To complete the priceless fantasy, Jack Nicklaus—“The Golden Bear”—hosts the round. Through fate, coincidence and good fortune, Joe Wessel managed to find a way to make that happen. In White Fang and The Golden Bear, Wessel recounts that special round, how it came about, and what happened on the pristine grounds of Augusta National. With the help of veteran sportswriter Bill Chastain, Wessel's memoir offers the touching story of how the game of golf helped in the development of a special father-son bond and how that relationship grew first throughout Wessel’s childhood, then during his tenure as a football player-turned-coach, and finally once he was a dad himself. This book offers the perfect father-son story for any sports aficionado!

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St. Patrick's Day Party Guestbook: Guest Signing Book FOR Girl, Boy, Unisex with Photo Space and Gift Log - Birthday/Anniversary/Wedding/Party

Pdf Relationships St. Patrick's Day Party Guestbook: Guest Signing Book FOR Girl, Boy, Unisex with Photo Space and Gift Log - Birthday/Anniversary/Wedding/Party

Pdf:St. Patrick's Day Party Guestbook: Guest Signing Book FOR Girl, Boy, Unisex with Photo Space and Gift Log - Birthday/Anniversary/Wedding/Party.Welcome your guests with this lovely message guest book and preserve memories of your special event and well wishers. A memorable keepsake to treasureThere is a dedicated page to personalize with the celebrants name and date.Includes 80 beautiful pages for guests to write their messages and well wishes.Log all the gifts you receive, from whom and if you sent a thank you note.Spaces to store and stick in photos and other memoriesPaperback Square 8.5 x 8.5 Large Book Size Take a look at our author page for more unique guest books, journals and notebooks

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Address Book. Pink Flower Floral Cover Design.

Pdf Relationships Address Book. Pink Flower Floral Cover Design.

Pdf:Address Book. Pink Flower Floral Cover Design..Address Book. Pink Flower Floral Cover Design. This features:Great pocket size of 6 x 9 in (15.2 x 22.9 cm) Alphabetical index address bookCute pages to record Name, Address, Phone, Email and Notes over 12 Alphabetical sectionsRoom for over 280 contactsThis elegantly designed address book hopes to bring you easy, simple ways to keep track of all your important family, friends, coworkers and/or any special contacts. Hope you enjoy this. Thank you!

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Life Coach Log: Large Paperback Journal, Notebook, Notepad, Organizer for Writing in Life Coaching Notes, Session Templates and Much More. 8.5” x 11” 120 pages

Pdf Relationships Life Coach Log: Large Paperback Journal, Notebook, Notepad, Organizer for Writing in Life Coaching Notes, Session Templates and Much More. 8.5” x 11” 120 pages

Pdf:Life Coach Log: Large Paperback Journal, Notebook, Notepad, Organizer for Writing in Life Coaching Notes, Session Templates and Much More. 8.5” x 11” 120 pages.Practical Notebook for journaling your coaching notes, instructions and much more. Impart, touch lives and build a successful coaching career with the help of our coaching Journals. Product Details: Personal Details Page on the First Page Contains 120 ample space pages for your write in Interior Details: Date, Client’s Name, Venue, Address, Email, Time, Duration, Topic, Actions Taken Since The Last Coaching Session, Summary of Today’s Discussion, New Action Points To Work on Before Next Session and Breakthrough Moments. Extra notes pages for reminder and quick access write in. Sized 8.5"x 11" (21.59 x 27.94). Thick white acid free paper pages to reduce ink bleed-through. Perfect for personal use and as gifts to friends, colleagues or relatives. Perfect journal for all coaches; life coaches, career coaches, business coaches, executive coaches and many more to write in coaching sessions. Organized training guide to keep you updated on your clients’ progress. Product is also available in various cover design options for you to choose from. For other related products like Holiday Gifts, To Do List Journals, Daily Planners, Goal Logs and everyday essentials logbooks or planners in different sizes, options and varied cover, kindly check out our amazon author page; Crown Journals.

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2019-2020 18 Month Academic Planner: Simple Easy To Use July 2019 to December 2020 Academic Daily Weekly Monthly and Year Calendar Planner Organizer ... with over 180 pages. (Academic Organizer)

Pdf Relationships 2019-2020 18 Month Academic Planner: Simple Easy To Use July 2019 to December 2020 Academic Daily Weekly Monthly and Year Calendar Planner Organizer ... with over 180 pages. (Academic Organizer)

Pdf:2019-2020 18 Month Academic Planner: Simple Easy To Use July 2019 to December 2020 Academic Daily Weekly Monthly and Year Calendar Planner Organizer ... with over 180 pages. (Academic Organizer).Product Details:Glossy Paperback8.5”x11” (21.59cm x 27.94cm)Pages Displays Weekly Planner Full SizeAmple Space of over 180 pages for You to Organize your timeGoals section 2019-2020 Academic Full Calendar Dated Academic Year Planner Layout from July to December Calendar, monthly quotes, notes section Notes Page at the back Product also available in varied cover designs and smaller size option. For related products like 2019 Planner, To Do List Journals, Business goals logbook, Debt Planner and other everyday essentials logbooks or Planners, please take a look at our amazon author page; Crown Journals.

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Wedding Planner: Your Wedding Organizer, Best Wedding Planning Notebook For Complete Wedding With Checklist, Journal, Note and Ideas

Pdf Relationships Wedding Planner: Your Wedding Organizer, Best Wedding Planning Notebook For Complete Wedding With Checklist, Journal, Note and Ideas

Pdf:Wedding Planner: Your Wedding Organizer, Best Wedding Planning Notebook For Complete Wedding With Checklist, Journal, Note and Ideas.Beautiful 8.5" x 11" guided Wedding Planner with a cute high quality glossy cover and white pages, this planner covers every aspect of planning your big day right down to the last detail, to truly make your Wedding the perfect day you've dreamed of. This 100 page planner includes:To Do Lists, Budget Planner, Countdown Prompts, Engagement Party Planner, Bridal Party Details, Groomsmen Details, Outfit Planning, Photographer, Entertainment, Bachelorette/Hen Party Planner, Bachelor/Stag Party Planner, Florist, Rehearsal Dinner, Menu Planner, Guest List, Table Planner and much, much more is included in this must have Wedding book.KWs: wedding planner, wedding planners and organizers, wedding planning book, wedding planner book and organizer, wedding planner book, wedding planning, wedding organizer, wedding book, bridal planner organizer, wedding planner checklist, wedding books planners for brides, best wedding planning book

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Happy 49th Birthday: Give That Special Someone a Glimpse into Their Future with This Funny Password Book. Way Better Than a Birthday Card!

Pdf Relationships Happy 49th Birthday: Give That Special Someone a Glimpse into Their Future with This Funny Password Book.  Way Better Than a Birthday Card!

Pdf:Happy 49th Birthday: Give That Special Someone a Glimpse into Their Future with This Funny Password Book. Way Better Than a Birthday Card!.Wanna see if we have the age you are looking for on any of our birthday books? Just search the words level up designs + the age you are looking for + birthday, for example: level up designs 18th birthday.This large print internet password organizer makes the perfect birthday gift! People of all ages need a way to keep and organize all those hard to remember website usernames and passwords. After all, there is nothing more irritating than trying to log into a website and getting that lovely message, “Incorrect Username or Password”. UGH! With this book that will be a problem no more.The first page of the book features space for up to 5 wireless networks along with their locations and passwords. This book also features space to list 288 internet accounts including: Account/Website NameUsernamePasswordEmailPin CodeSecurity QuestionOther features include:Pages are in alphabetical order.Nice wide lines with plenty of space to write.A large book size of 8 1/2" x 11" so it can be easily found.Search “Level Up Designs Happy Birthday Books” or click on our name above and check out our wide variety of awesome birthday books.

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Fuckity Fuck Fuck: Daily Action Planner -My Next 90 Days

Pdf Relationships Fuckity Fuck Fuck: Daily Action Planner -My Next 90 Days

Pdf:Fuckity Fuck Fuck: Daily Action Planner -My Next 90 Days.This bright and cheery Planner is great for daily planning for 90 days! Accepting a 90 day challenge? Use this Planner to stay on track!Each day there is room to record the date, appointments, goals, to do list, a menu and a full page to journal your thoughts, ideas etc. Stay organized - 90 days at a time. It’s the perfect gift for the busy person. Be appreciated - give the gift of organization!Daily Planner 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm) Black & White on White paper 185 pages.

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Blank Coupons Book (50 Create Your Own Coupons Templates): Blank Vouchers and Tokens| Stylish Beautiful Frame Designs On Each Page | 'I Owe You' Or Rewards Booklet

Pdf Relationships Blank Coupons Book (50 Create Your Own Coupons Templates): Blank Vouchers and Tokens| Stylish Beautiful Frame Designs On Each Page | 'I Owe You' Or Rewards Booklet

Pdf:Blank Coupons Book (50 Create Your Own Coupons Templates): Blank Vouchers and Tokens| Stylish Beautiful Frame Designs On Each Page | 'I Owe You' Or Rewards Booklet.Really spoil your loved ones with these 50 “i owe you” coupons. They can be used in a number of ways; fill in small treat ideas they would personally enjoy and give as a gift booklet that they will love to "cash in". create reward ideas as 'prizes' to encourage good behaviour - great for kids or a even a spouse! lol.Create your own love tokens to enjoy that are special to you and your partnerThis is a great gift that keeps on giving 50 times and creates 50 moments of joy . It’ll introduce some fun into your everyday interactions and makes a perfect gift for any occasion!

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2020 Amy Knapp's Family Organizer: August 2019-December 2020

Pdf Relationships 2020 Amy Knapp's Family Organizer: August 2019-December 2020

Pdf:2020 Amy Knapp's Family Organizer: August 2019-December 2020.About the Author Amy Knapp was a businesswoman with a promotional advertising company when her daughter contracted meningitis at the age of two months. Realizing that she was going to have lifelong challenges and disabilities, Amy sold her business to become a stay-at-home mom, only to find that her organizational tools didn't help her be productive in a home environment. To fill the gap, she created Amy Knapp's Family Organizer, now in its sixth year with accumulated sales of over 500,000 copies. She lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Read more

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Date Night Coupons ( 50 Fun Date Night Ideas Vouchers): 40 Pre-Filled, 10 Blanks | Fun Gift For Married Couples To Make A Game Of Their Date Night ... Great Anniversary Gift For Wife or Husband

Pdf Relationships Date Night Coupons ( 50 Fun Date Night Ideas Vouchers): 40 Pre-Filled, 10 Blanks | Fun Gift For Married Couples To Make A Game Of Their Date Night ... Great Anniversary Gift For Wife or Husband

Pdf:Date Night Coupons ( 50 Fun Date Night Ideas Vouchers): 40 Pre-Filled, 10 Blanks | Fun Gift For Married Couples To Make A Game Of Their Date Night ... Great Anniversary Gift For Wife or Husband.Have lots of fun and create special memories with these 50 Creative Date Night coupons (40 pre-filled and 10 blank). You can take turns to pick one for each date night or even make it into a game and pick without looking. Examples Include:Let’s play a game we liked from childhood whilst we get a little drunk. Let’s go to a cute chic cafe or bar and plan our travel bucket list! Let’s set up a romantic environment at home and make playlists of 7 songs for each other. Then let’s listen to them and talk about why we chose the ones we did.This is a great gift for couples that keeps on giving 50 times and creates 50 moments of joy. Add a little excitement back into your relationship and order one now :)

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2020 Amy Knapp's Big Grid Family Organizer Wall Calendar: August 2019-December 2020

Pdf Relationships 2020 Amy Knapp's Big Grid Family Organizer Wall Calendar: August 2019-December 2020

Pdf:2020 Amy Knapp's Big Grid Family Organizer Wall Calendar: August 2019-December 2020.About the Author Amy Knapp was a businesswoman with a promotional advertising company when her daughter contracted meningitis at the age of two months. Realizing that she was going to have lifelong challenges and disabilities, Amy sold her business to become a stay-at-home mom, only to find that her organizational tools didn't help her be productive in a home environment. To fill the gap, she created Amy Knapp's Family Organizer, now in its sixth year with accumulated sales of over 500,000 copies. She lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Read more

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Look at You Buying a House and Shit: Blank Lined Notebook

Pdf Relationships Look at You Buying a House and Shit: Blank Lined Notebook

Pdf:Look at You Buying a House and Shit: Blank Lined Notebook.Great funny gag gift for someone who just got a new house, this is a great journal for them to write down their thoughts every day and write down all the things they are happening to her/him/them at the new house. This is great as a journal or notebook perfect for you to write your own thoughts, get a little creative with poetry or just writing down lists or ideas. It is a 100 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your own writing and get a little creative every now and then.   100 pages of high quality paper (50 sheets) It can be used as a journal, notebook or just a composition book 6” x 9” Paperback notebook, soft matte cover Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college…

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Forever Love: Valentine Inspired Love Journal Diary for Lovers Couples (Love Journals)

Pdf Relationships Forever Love: Valentine Inspired Love Journal Diary for Lovers Couples (Love Journals)

Pdf:Forever Love: Valentine Inspired Love Journal Diary for Lovers Couples (Love Journals).Make your significant other and loved one feel special this season of love. Our Valentine Journals is the perfect book to grow the love between you and your loved ones and show them your appreciation this valentine season and all year round. Perfect as a gift. Product Details: Personal Details Page on the First Page Contains 120 Ruled pages for you to write in Sized 7"x10" (17.78 x 25.4cm) Thick white acid free paper pages to reduce ink bleed-through. Perfect for personal use, birthday, thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine’s gift. Make your loved ones, friends and family feel good about their relationship with you this season of love. Product is also available in varied cover design options for you to choose from. For other related products like Holiday Gifts, To Do List Journals, Daily Planners, Goal Logs and everyday essentials logbooks or planners in different sizes, options, please check out our amazon author page; Crown Journals.

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PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS: 5 ways I make over $1,000.00 a month passively for my financial freedom (3 books)

Pdf Relationships PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS: 5 ways I make over $1,000.00 a month passively for my financial freedom (3 books)

Pdf:PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS: 5 ways I make over $1,000.00 a month passively for my financial freedom (3 books).PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS FROM 3 AUTHOR'S PERSPECTIVESMost of the passive income ideas we read about from books are from 1 author's experience.This book brings to you the passive income ideas you already but from different perspectives.Do you want to know which passive income ideas really work?you do not need to be an expert but a person who is able to read and write......that is all.see what is in this book to know what I mean.scroll up and download this book.

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The Sisterhood: A Love Letter to the Women Who Have Shaped Me

Pdf Relationships The Sisterhood: A Love Letter to the Women Who Have Shaped Me

Pdf:The Sisterhood: A Love Letter to the Women Who Have Shaped Me.For fans of Bryony Gordon and Dolly Alderton, The Sisterhood is an honest and hilarious book which celebrates the ways in which women connect with each other.'My five sisters are the only women I would ever kill for. And