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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth: Updated With New Material
by Ina May Gaskin

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English

Pages

370

Publication Date

November 19, 2008

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<b>What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you.<br /><br /></b>Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, <b>Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth</b> gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention. <br /><br />Filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice, this invaluable resource includes:• Reducing the pain of labor without drugs--and the miraculous roles touch and massage play<br /><br />• What really happens during labor<br />• Orgasmic birth--making birth pleasurable<br /> • Episiotomy--is it really necessary? <br />• Common methods of inducing labor--and which to avoid at all costs<br />• Tips for maximizing your chances of an unmedicated labor and birth<br />• How to avoid postpartum bleeding--and depression <br />• The risks of anesthesia and cesareans--what your doctor <br />doesn’t necessarily tell you<br />• The best ways to work with doctors and/or birth care providers<br />• How to create a safe, comfortable environment for <br />birth in any setting, including a hospital<br />• And much more<br /><br /><b>Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth</b> takes the fear out of childbirth by restoring women’s faith in their own natural power to give birth with more ease, less pain, and less medical intervention.
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb...
by , Jimmy Moore

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

August 06, 2014

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Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr. Eric C. Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet--one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food-based fats--which is emerging in the scientific literature as a means for improving a wide range of diseases, from Type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer's and more. Simply eating a low-carb diet alone isn't enough, and Moore and Westman tell you why.<br /><br /><br />Have you looked at a low-carb diet simply as a means to lose weight? What if you learned that combining a low-carb nutritional approach with a high fat intake produces a powerful therapeutic effect on a wide variety of health conditions that most people think requires medication to control? That’s what <i>Keto Clarity</i> is all about. Jimmy Moore, the world’s leading low-carb diet blogger and podcaster, has reunited with his <i>Cholesterol Clarity</i> coauthor Dr. Eric C. Westman, a practicing internist and low-carb diet researcher, to bring you the crystal-clear information you need to understand what a ketogenic diet is all about and why it may be the missing element in your pursuit of optimal health. This book includes exclusive interviews from twenty of the world’s foremost authorities from various fields bringing their depth of expertise and experience using this nutritional approach. Moore and Westman clearly explain why ketosis is normal, how this nutritional approach is being used therapeutically by many medical professionals, a step-by-step guide to help you produce more ketones and track your progress, real life success stories of people using a ketogenic diet, and more. The solid evidence for nutritional ketosis in dealing with many of the chronic health problems of our day is presented, including: epilepsy, Type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heartburn (GERD), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The good evidence for ketogenic diets is also shared in dealing with Alzheimer's Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, mental illness, schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, narcolepsy, and sleep disorders. Plus, you'll get the details on the emerging science that is showing great promise in treating cancer, autism, migraines, chronic pain, brain injury, stroke, kidney disease and so much more. <i>Keto Clarity</i> is your definitive guide to the benefits of a low-carb, high-fat diet. Full details on Jimmy Moore's yearlong n=1 scientific experiment of nutritional ketosis, in which he used sophisticated blood testing technology to track and monitor his production of ketones and blood sugar to achieve rather remarkable effects on his weight and health, is also presented as well as food shopping lists, 25+ low-carb, high-fat recipes, and a 21-day meal plan to get you going on your ketogenic lifestyle change. <i>Keto Clarity<i> gives you a whole new perspective on the work that the late, great Dr. Robert C. Atkins started in earnest with his promotion of the low-carb approach beginning in the 1960s. That revolution continues boldly in this book designed to shift your paradigm on diet and health forever!</i></i>
Lessons From Critical Thinkers: Methods for Clear Thinking and An...
by Albert Rutherford

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English

Pages

175

Publication Date

December 19, 2018

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<h2>Do you want to <b>ask smart questions</b> like Socrates, be an <b>out-of-the-box thinker</b> like John Stuart Mill, and <b>rational</b> like Descartes? </h2><br /><br />These people have at least one thing in common; they were great critical thinkers of their time and their shared wisdom lived through the centuries. <br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers provides intellectual power to engage with and participate in effective critical thoughts, arguments, debates, reading, and reflection drawn from methods in the history of philosophical cognitive development.<br /><br />•Learn to think slowly and deliberately before making a decision<br />•<b>Get ready to question opinions and even facts </b><br />•Learn to gather information before jumping to conclusions<br />•<b>Accept and expect the biased and flawed nature of human cognition </b><br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers gives you a thorough presentation of the ideas and principles of critical thinking practiced by the greatest minds in history. Learn about the most important critical thinking methods to make better decisions in your personal life, career, and friendships.<br /><br /><h2>Equip yourself with the essential methods for clear, analytical, logical thinking and critique in a range of ideas and everyday situations.</h2><br />•Discover critical thinking by familiarizing with concepts from other disciplines, like philosophy, cognitive biases and errors, race and gender from sociology and political science, and symbols from rhetoric.<br />•<b>Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to your day to day problems</b><br />•Find the most rewarding options in any opportunity.<br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers is a helpful book for readers of any age and background who want to improve their critical thinking skills by learning from the greatest thinkers of all time. Learn to filter out irrelevant information efficiently and prioritize your resources to get the best results. Enhance your communication skills, reasoning, and logic. <br /><br /><br /><h2>Improve your <b>critical, logical, observational, and rational thinking skills</b> with the timeless principles presented in this book.</h2><br />
Staying Alive: The Signs That You Have to See a Doctor Right Now ...
by Matthew Hahn

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English

Pages

292

Publication Date

January 10, 2017

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<I>Staying Alive</I> is the ultimate medical survival guide for the twenty-first-century patient. Written by the award-winning family physician Dr. Matthew Hahn, the book details what most effectively saves patients’ lives and keeps them well. Drawing on his extensive experience, Dr. Hahn teaches you to spot life-threatening symptoms and recognize medical emergencies in time. He then follows up with advice on taking advantage of available preventative care and changing your lifestyle to avoid these emergencies in the future.<BR><BR>The book is divided into three sections:<BR><BR><B>1.Sixty-Two Medical Complaints That Should Never Be Ignored.</B> As part of their medical education, doctors are taught certain classic symptoms that are the first sign of a serious medical condition. The intent of this section is to teach you those important signs and symptoms so that you know when you need to see a doctor immediately. <BR><BR><B>2.The Miracles of Twenty-First-Century Medicine.</B> A revolution has taken place in the medical sciences. In this important section, you will learn about the true miracle that is modern preventive medical care.<BR><BR><B>3.The Be Healthy Workbook.</B> The true secret to health and wellness is healthy eating and regular exercise. The Be Healthy Workbook provides a tested simple systematic method to developing and maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits.<BR><BR>Each section includes real-life cases and illustrations that will bring this essential advice to life.
The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and...
by Valerie Ann Worwood

Language

English

Pages

712

Publication Date

October 15, 2016

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<strong>Looking for books on essential oils?<br /> <br /> Completely updated essential oils book:</strong> <em>The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy</em> might be the best aromatherapy book available anywhere. And, it just got better!<br /> <br /> <strong>If you liked Modern Essentials, you’ll love this essential oils favorite:</strong> <em>The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy</em>, <em>Revised and Expanded</em> is a necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle. This new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments from Valerie Ann Worwood, a consultant and expert on the clinical uses of essential oils internationally.<br /> <br /> <strong>Explore the multitude of benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy:</strong> In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. This aromatheraphy book also covers self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more.<br /> <br /> <strong>An essential oils book classic for 25 years:</strong> Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.
Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlet...
by , Scott Johnston

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English

Pages

464

Publication Date

March 11, 2014

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<div>In <I>Training for the New Alpinism</I>, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston demonstrate that following a carefully designed regimen is as effective for alpinism as it is for any other endurance sport and leads to better performance. They deliver detailed instruction on how to plan and execute training tailored to your individual circumstances. Whether you work as a banker or a mountain guide, live in the city or the country, are an ice climber, a mountaineer heading to Denali, or a veteran of 8,000-meter peaks, your understanding of how to achieve your goals grows exponentially as you work with this book. Chapters cover endurance and strength training theory and methodology, application and planning, nutrition, altitude, mental fitness, and assessing your goals and your strengths. Chapters are augmented with inspiring essays by world-renowned climbers, including Ueli Steck, Mark Twight, Peter Habeler, Voytek Kurtyka, and Will Gadd. Filled with photos, graphs, and illustrations.<BR></div>
Elements of Critical Thinking: A Fundamental Guide to Effective D...
by Albert Rutherford

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English

Pages

278

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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<h2>Stay alert and avoid being tricked. Apply logic and analysis to your everyday life. Detect hidden assumptions, spot inconsistencies, and recognize dishonesty.</h2><br /><br /><br /><i>The quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our thinking. </i><br /><br />And the quality of our thinking is often determined <u>by the quality questions we ask from ourselves.</u> Critical thinking is the art of asking relevant, necessary, and meaningful questions to discover the objective truth behind words, events, and opinions in general. <br /><br />Today we have more access to information than ever before. Information influences our world view and decisions often without us noticing it. Following wrong idols can lead us to bad decisions which lead to unhappiness and a dissatisfying life. When what’s “right, beautiful, successful, and cool” gets dictated around us we often forget to think for ourselves and make our own choices. Thus we make bad decisions based on the opinion of others – not even our own. <br /><br />Who should make your life choices for you? You’ve put your own thoughts, wishes, and opinions off for too long. It’s time for that to change.<br /><br />Elements of Critical Thinking provides you with unique insights into the nature of thinking and reasoning - why are we often so wrong, why we are so inclined to avoid the responsibility of thinking for ourselves, and how can we develop solid, objective patterns of thought. <br /><br />This book is a guide for the notoriously “trusting,” “overwhelmed,” and “gullible”. It is a deep psychological dive into what makes us stop thinking for ourselves, and how to systematically combat those compulsions. It’s a book that stands apart from others because of the plethora of real-life examples, studies, and solutions. If you wish to add to your critical thinking toolkit, you’ll find the step-by-step answer in here.<br /><br /><br /><h2>Elements of Critical Thinking lays out: </h2><br />- The function of critical thinking and its main obstacles.<br />- <b>The varied elements of critical reasoning. </b><br />- Important abilities and traits of critical thinkers. <br />- <b>The vocabulary of critical analysis, </b><br />- The models essential to critical thinking.<br /><br />The most secure way of making good decisions is to have well-practiced and predictable strategies that you can use when you are faced with a problem that requires deeper analysis. <br /><br /><b>This book will provide you with helpful exercises and tips to help you can find better solutions to your problems. </b><br />- Learn the essential critical thinking skills when reading, writing, and speaking; <br />- <b>Be on your guard for hidden cognitive traps when shopping and interacting with advertisers. </b><br />– Discover the tools and strategies can help you become a more disciplined thinker, developing your analytical, reasoning, and reflective thinking skills.<br /><br /><h2>Be ready to learn. Be ready to argue intellectually. </h2><br />- Learn to read between the lines and assess the validity of statements.<br />- <b>Identify and separate logical and illogical reasoning. </b><br />- Learn how to construct a fair, well-reasoned argument with the help of formal and informal logic. <br /><br />As a physicist and computer scientist, I was always looking for logical, well-founded answers to questions. Yet, I needed to stay open to question my knowledge fairly often, revise my beliefs held, and unlearn some.<br /><br /><h2>In this book I share the best of the best critical thinkers – intertwined with my own – to help you develop this essential skill that the contemporary job market so keenly demands. I will help you create thinking patterns that lead to a critical, and more objective understanding of the world.</h2><br />
Shoulder Pain? The Solution & Prevention: Fourth Edition
by John M. Kirsch M.D.

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English

Pages

126

Publication Date

April 04, 2013

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This is a self-help book written by John M. Kirsch, M.D., an Orthopedic Surgeon for the public. It is the result of 25 years of research into a new and simple shoulder exercise program to treat and prevent rotator cuff tears, the impingement syndrome, and the "frozen shoulder." Testimonials and research CT scan images are included, as well as images of the exercises performed by models and patients.<br /><br />"This book is about a new exercise for the shoulder that solves and prevents most shoulder problems, "hanging from an overhead support." If you are in precarious health, have fragile bones or are unwilling to attempt partial or full hanging from a bar or similar support, do not waste your money or time on this book." - John M. Kirsch, M.D.
How to Analyze People: Analyze and Influence Anyone – A Psychol...
by Eric Skinner

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English

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Publication Date

March 06, 2019

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It is important that you understand the motives behind what people do or say. For one, we are naturally social and are surrounded by people all the time. These people exhibit a wide range of behavior that affects who we are and various aspects about us like our well-being and our finances, and we need to monitor this influence. Secondly, people rarely reveal their true intentions, and these could sometimes be intended for your harm. Knowing this beforehand could save you from different kinds of pain, disappointment, and regrets. <br /><br />Understanding the true nature of a person makes you a better negotiator because you can read emotions like desperation, and you are likely to get a better deal than you would if you couldn’t read the person. In addition, it is easier to deflect negative emotions when they are thrown at you because you understand well where they are coming from. You become more empathetic and accommodating of people and their flaws. <br /><br />To that end, this book is arranged into eleven (11) brief chapters each indicating the most important aspects of interaction you need to master to be able to interact with, analyze, and influence the people around you seamlessly. The author jumps right ahead and informs you how to read from a person’s body language in the first chapter. A person communicates using almost every organ of his body - from his eyes, lips, legs, hands, body posture, facial expressions, and even the skin. Get to know how each of your body parts could be sending secret messages to other people. Also, you will know how to analyze the people by their body language. <br /><br />Your intuition is a critical component of the tools you use to read and analyze others. The intuition is the sense that lets you in on information about someone even without having someone else telling it to you. When you have it in your intuition, you know what you know, and it is difficult for anyone to convince you otherwise. Most of the time, your intuition will be 100% correct. In this book, learn how your intuition works and what to do about what you find out. <br /><br />The author is also glad to share with you some tools and cues that will point you to the true intentions and motives behind particular behaviors. He will also show you why it is important to ask questions instead of making assumptions about people. You also don’t like it when others make assumptions about you, right?<br /><br />Lastly, you will learn how to identify a romantic interest. We have always thought that men always make the first move, but this book says otherwise. Learn why the author says the women do it and see how they do it. Also, see how you can identify a person with insecurities so that you keep off and are not sacked into developing insecurities too. If you have insecurities, you will see how they present themselves, and from there, you can take steps towards building your self-confidence. Get started on the process of learning to read into yours and other people’s minds by purchasing this book today!<br /><br />Inside you will find:<br /><br />•11 perfectly structure chapters to lead you on the journey of analyzing yourself and other people<br />•A perfect description of some of the most common body language cues you should take note of when interacting with people<br />•The secret guide to help you analyze your behavior<br />•A list of cues to help point you to your true intentions<br />•A description of the most useful behavior analysis tools and a guide on how to use each of them<br />•The most explicit description of things that people do when they have developed a romantic interest<br />•Secrets to help you spot a lie<br />•A step-by-step guide into the process of analyzing behavior<br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
The Self-Discipline Blueprint: A Simple Guide to Beat Procrastina...
by Patrik Edblad

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English

Pages

164

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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<h2>Achieve Anything You Set Your Mind To Without Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed.</h2><br />What if a few simple habits and strategies could help you stop putting things off and start getting things done? What if you kept every promise you made to yourself? What if you could enjoy guilt-free leisure at the end of each day?<br /><br />Certified mental trainer, Patrik Edblad, has helped hundreds of coaching clients and thousands of readers beat procrastination and achieve their goals. In this book, he lays out the complete step-by-step guide to developing relentless self-discipline. You’ll discover:<br /><br /><ul><li>The four fundamental ”keystone habits” of self-discipline</li><br /><li>How to change your mindset to cultivate success</li><br /><li>How to establish your mission in life using The Hedgehog Concept</li><br /><li>How to find your unique ”why” using The Golden Circle</li><br /><li>How to get laser-focused on the right things by defining your Circle of Competence</li><br /><li>How to biologically reshape your mind and body for success by creating a Winner Effect</li><br /><li>Several research-backed strategies to radically transform your behavior</li></ul><br /><br /><h3><u>BONUS: The Self-Discipline Blueprint Workbook</u> — A FREE complimentary resource you can use to easily put everything you learn into immediate action</h3><br /><br /><h2>Click the Buy Now button at the top of this page and start building your self-discipline today!</h2>

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