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Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are s...
by Rachel Hollis

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

February 06, 2018

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<p><strong>#1 <em>NEW YORK TIMES</em> BESTSELLER</strong></p><p><strong>Do you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don’t have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: <em>that’s a lie</em>.</strong></p><p>As the founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Rachel Hollis developed an immense online community by sharing tips for better living while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own life. Now, in this challenging and inspiring new book, Rachel exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively, lies we’ve told ourselves so often we don’t even hear them anymore.</p><p>With painful honesty and fearless humor, Rachel unpacks and examines the falsehoods that once left her feeling overwhelmed and unworthy, and reveals the specific practical strategies that helped her move past them. In the process, she encourages, entertains, and even kicks a little butt, all to convince you to do whatever it takes to get real and become the joyous, confident woman you were meant to be.</p><p>With unflinching faith and rock-hard tenacity, <em>Girl, Wash Your Face</em> shows you how to live with passion and hustle--and how to give yourself grace without giving up.</p>
I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Re...
by Michael S. Sorensen

Language

English

Pages

149

Publication Date

June 10, 2017

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<h3>+ 2018 IPA Book Award Winner</h3><h4>What if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life?</h4>In this 3-hour, conversational read, you’ll discover the whats, whys, and hows of one of the most valuable (yet surprisingly little-known) communication skills—validation. <br /><br />Whether you’re looking to improve your relationship with your spouse, navigate difficult conversations at work, or connect on a deeper level with friends and family, this book delivers simple, practical, proven techniques for improving any relationship in your life.<br /><br /><strong>Mastery of this simple skill will enable you to:</strong><br /><br />• Calm (and sometimes even eliminate) the concerns, fears, and uncertainties of others<br />• Increase feelings of love, respect, and appreciation in your romantic relationships<br />• Quickly resolve, or even prevent, arguments<br />• Help others become open to your point of view<br />• Give advice and feedback that sticks<br />• Provide support and encouragement to others, even when you don’t know how to “fix” the problem<br />• And much more<br /><br /><strong>In short: this skill is powerful.</strong> Give the principles and practices in this book a chance and you’ll be amazed at the difference they can make.
Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isl...
by Mary J MacLeod

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English

Pages

321

Publication Date

April 04, 2013

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<div><p>Tired of the pace and noise of life near London and longing for a better place to raise their young children, Mary J. MacLeod and her husband encountered their dream while vacationing on a remote island in the Scottish Hebrides. Enthralled by its windswept beauty, they soon were the proud owners of a near-derelict croft house—a farmer’s stone cottage—on “a small acre” of land. Mary assumed duties as the island’s district nurse.<I> Call the Nurse</I> is her account of the enchanted years she and her family spent there, coming to know its folk as both patients and friends.</p><p> In anecdotes that are by turns funny, sad, moving, and tragic, she recalls them all, the crofters and their laird, the boatmen and tradesmen, young lovers and forbidding churchmen. Against the old-fashioned island culture and the grandeur of mountain and sea unfold indelible stories: a young woman carried through snow for airlift to the hospital; a rescue by boat; the marriage of a gentle giant and the island beauty; a ghostly encounter; the shocking discovery of a woman in chains; the flames of a heather fire at night; an unexploded bomb from World War II; and the joyful, tipsy celebration of a ceilidh. Gaelic fortitude meets a nurse’s compassion in these wonderful true stories from rural Scotland.</p></div>
Spilled Milk: Based On A True Story
by K.L Randis

Language

English

Pages

246

Publication Date

December 04, 2013

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<div><b>SPILLED MILK IS NOW BEING OPTIONED FOR PRODUCTION.</b></div><div><b></b></div><div><b></b></div> <br /> <b><div><b></b></div>"Randis later would testify at a criminal trial against her father, who was sentenced to prison for his crimes. He was sentenced to up to 16 years in 2004. Her painful -- and ultimately triumphant -- story is recounted in Randis' first novel, "Spilled Milk." </b> - <i>Brown, Stacy. Interview with the Pocono Record Newspaper</i><br /><br /><b> "Spilled Milk is a story about resilience. The strength of the human mind and will power to live a better life." </b> - <i>The Weekly Sparkle</i><div><i></i><div><i></i><div><i></i></div><div><br /><i><span><span><span><span>"</span><b>The honest, raw openness of your writing style is compelling. Your story touched me deeply</b><span>" </span>-Juliet Pritner, Actress, Law and Order: SVU</span></span></span></i></div><div><br /><i><span><span><span></span></span></span></i></div><div><i></i><span><i></i></span><div>"<b>I read this book in two days, I couldn't put it down</b>."</div><div><i>-Chelsea Houska, Teen Mom 2 </i></div><br />Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home.<br /><br />When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keep her father's secret, it's a glass of spilled milk at the dinner table that forces her to speak about the cruelty she's been hiding. In her pursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system that pushes to keep her father in the home.<br /><br />When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her to fight, she risks losing the support of family and comes to the realization that some people simply do not want to be saved.<br /><br />Spilled Milk is a novel of shocking narrative, triumph and resiliency.<br /><br /><br />Check out bestselling author K.L. Randis's much-anticipated PILLBILLIES series, now on sale, an intoxicating ride into the world of addiction. </div></div></div>
On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime S...
by , Robert Bucknam MD

Language

English

Pages

279

Publication Date

February 01, 2012

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Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world’s leading experts on infant management concepts. In this revised 5th 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 16 languages around the world.<br /><br />For over 20 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.<br /><br />The authors demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn’s metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. In particular, they note how an infant’s body responds to the influences of parental routine or the lack thereof.<br /><br />Early chapters start with explorations of everyday aspects of infant management such as the three basic elements of daytime activities for newborns: feeding time, waketime, and naptime. <br /><br />Practical discussions then focus on broad and niche topics including feeding philosophies, baby sleep problems, baby scheduling challenges, nap routines, sleep training multiples, baby sleeping props, Colic and Reflux and many other dimensions which impact breast feeding schedules, bottle feeding tips and baby sleep training.<br /><br />Five resource Appendixes provide additional reference material:<br /><br />1) Taking care of baby and mom<br />2) A timeline of what to expect and when<br />3) Baby Sleep Training Problems and Solutions<br />4) Monitoring Your Baby’s Growth<br />5) Healthy Baby Growth Charts<br /><br />On Becoming Babywise is more than an infant-management concept. It is a mindset for successful parenthood. It can help any parent develop a plan that meets both the needs of a new baby and of the entire family. These principles have worked for millions of parents and, when applied with common sense to your unique situation, can work wonderfully for you too! Recommended by doctors across the country.
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Uns...
by Regina Calcaterra

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English

Pages

323

Publication Date

August 06, 2013

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<p>Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, <em>Etched in Sand</em>, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope.<br /> <br />Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Her painful early life, however, was quite different. Regina and her four siblings survived an abusive and painful childhood only to find themselves faced with the challenges of the foster-care system and intermittent homelessness in the shadows of Manhattan and the Hamptons.<br /> <br />A true-life rags-to-riches story, <em>Etched in Sand</em> chronicles Regina’s rising above her past, while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters together through it all.<br /> <br />Beautifully written, with heartbreaking honesty, <em>Etched in Sand</em> is an unforgettable reminder that regardless of social status, the American Dream is still within reach for those who have the desire and the determination to succeed.</p>
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide ...
by , Nan Silver

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English

Pages

321

Publication Date

May 05, 2015

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Just as Masters and Johnson were pioneers in the study of human sexuality, so Dr. John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage. As a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and the founder and director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute, he has studied the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over the course of many years. His findings, and his heavily attended workshops, have already turned around thousands of faltering marriages.<br />        <br />This book is the culmination of his life's work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward in their approach, yet profound in their effect, these principles teach partners new and startling strategies for making their marriage work. Gottman helps couples focus on each other, on paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship. Being thoughtful about ordinary matters provides spouses with a solid foundation for resolving conflict when it does occur and finding strategies for living with those issues that cannot be resolved.<br />        <br />Packed with questionnaires and exercises whose effectiveness has been proven in Dr. Gottman's workshops, <b>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</b> is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain its highest potential.<br /><br />The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the result of Dr. John Gottman's many years of closely observing thousands of marriages. This kind of longitudinal research has never been done before. Based on his findings, he has culled seven principles essential to the success of any marriage.<br />Maintain a love map. <br />Foster fondness and admiration. <br />Turn toward instead of away. <br />Accept influence. <br />Solve solvable conflicts. <br />Cope with conflicts you can't resolve. <br />Create shared meaning.<br /><br />Dr. Gottman's unique questionnaires and exercises will guide couples on the road to revitalizing their marriage, or making a strong one even better.
Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming You...
by , Craig Buck

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 15, 2009

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dr. Susan Forward's <i>Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them.</i><br /><br /><br />When you were a child...<br /><br />Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?<br /><br />Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?<br /><br />Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?<br /><br />Were you frightened of your parents?<br /><br />Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?<br /><br />Now that you are an adult...<br /><br />Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?<br /><br />Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?<br /><br />Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?<br /><br />Do they manipulate you with money?<br /><br />Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?<br /><br />In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents -- and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by , Elaine Mazlish

Language

English

Pages

370

Publication Date

February 07, 2012

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The ultimate “parenting bible” (<I>The Boston Globe</I>) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 <I>New York Times</I> bestselling authors.<BR><BR>Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (<i>Parent</i> <i>Magazine</i>).  Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to: <BR>·      Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, and disappointment<BR>·      Express your strong feelings without being hurtful<BR>·      Engage your child's willing cooperation<BR>·      Set firm limits and maintain goodwill<BR>·      Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline<BR>·      Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise<BR>·      Resolve family conflicts peacefully<BR><BR>Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding. 
Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling M...
by Lundy Bancroft

Language

English

Pages

429

Publication Date

September 02, 2003

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<b>In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued in a relationship, and to find ways to get free of abuse.</b><i><br /><br />He says he loves you. So...why does he do that?</i><br /> <b> </b><br /> You’ve asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling men—and change your life. <i>In Why Does He Do That?</i> you will learn about:<br />  <br /> • The early warning signs of abuse<br />• The nature of abusive thinking<br />• Myths about abusers<br />• Ten abusive personality types<br />• The role of drugs and alcohol<br />• What you can fix, and what you can’t<br />• And how to get out of an abusive relationship safely<br /><br /><b>“This is without a doubt the most informative and useful book yet written on the subject of abusive men. Women who are armed with the insights found in these pages will be on the road to recovering control of their lives.”—Jay G. Silverman, Ph.D., Director, Violence Prevention Programs, Harvard School of Public Health</b><br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

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