Related to: 'BabyCalm'

Piatkus

ToddlerCalm

Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Sarah Ockwell-Smith, founder of BabyCalm and ToddlerCalm, is passionate about 'gentle' parenting. Her mission is to let parents know that there are other ways to cope with a toddler apart from putting him or her on the naughty step or resorting to controlled crying. This book will fill a gap in the market, helping parents enjoy their toddlers, understand the limitations of current popular toddler parenting methods such as sticker charts and time out, and to have the confidence to ignore the current mainstream 'experts' and parent their own child with trust and empathy. Chapters include: Why toddlers are not mini-adults; the importance of night-time parenting; coping with a picky eater; communication - toddler style; avoiding difficult situations; the importance of unconditional love and why you don't need to be permissive to parent respectfully.

Piatkus

The Gentle Sleep Book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith
A sneak peek inside

Babycalm

Based on techniques and wisdom honed during her years as a mum and at the helm of her award-winning company BabyCalm ™, Sarah Ockwell-Smith’s new book is designed to offer stressed-out new parents the tools they need to feel confident and at ease in their new role.

Piatkus

The Babymoon Experience

Caroline Deacon

Becoming a mother is probably the most life-changing experience any woman goes through and the first weeks after giving birth is a period of huge adjustment for both mother and baby. Many cultures recognise this with a period of 'lying in' but in the West we have lost this, pressuring women to get 'back to normal; as soon as possible after birth. We need to rediscover the art of mothering the new mother. We expect new mothers to carry on as before, as quickly as possible, and in minimising the time they need to recover from the birth and get to know their babies, we trivialise the event. Not surprising then that ten percent of women in the UK have severe postnatal depression and many more feel they 'can't cope'. NCT counsellor, psychologist and bestselling author Caroline Deacon explores how we can prepare for, and enjoy, an ideal babymoon and make the most of this most precious and vital time. The book offers a reassuring, affirming, entertaining and informative guide to babymooning and takes the reader through pregnancy, birth and those key first weeks of a newborn's life.

Piatkus

French Kids Eat Everything

Karen Le Billon
New Harbinger

Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child's First Year

Cassandra Vieten

From hormones to stretch marks, labor pains to diaper changes, motherhood is an adventure like none other. The rapid changes in your body, your lifestyle, and your very identity call for a certain mental and emotional agility. Mindfulness can help you meet the challenge and approach every experience with your new baby with open eyes and an open heart. Based on research conducted at California Pacific Medical Center, and with a foreword by beloved meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein, Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child's First Year (New Harbinger/Noetic Books, May 2009, $16.95) by psychologist and mom Cassandra Vieten, has been acclaimed by women's health experts, mindfulness teachers, and psychologists alike. Mindful Motherhood provides pregnant women and new moms with a brief, low-cost, easy to implement set of tools to deal with stress, difficult moments, depressed or anxious moods, and negative thought patterns during pregnancy and early motherhood. Based on the principles of mindfulness, this book also provides information, exercises, and ideas to enhance the positive emotions that are part of the experience of motherhood and improve the quality of mother-infant interactions, bringing more attention and awareness to the deep joy and satisfaction that motherhood can bring. Mindful Motherhood provides pregnant women and early moms with: 1) accessible information based on science and sound clinical theory, 2) practical tools for practicing mindfulness in everyday life, 3) stories and examples to inspire interest and clarify points, and 4) experiential exercises that will help readers integrate the information and experiences they have. Mindful Motherhood also offers current insights into the positive psychology of motherhood and mother-infant attachment, translating science and theory into jargon-free language and immediately applicable tools. This book is aimed specifically toward pregnant women and mothers with infants, who would like to deal more effectively with stress and mood during pregnancy and postpartum, who are interested in being the best parent they can be, and who want to cultivate a deeper connection to themselves and their children. The goal is to help women become the kind of present, authentic, connected, emotionally competent, psychologically-balanced, and loving mothers they want to be not to mention enjoying the extraordinary experience of motherhood to its fullest extent. Why it is Important A large body of evidence in both animal and human studies indicates that stress and mood disturbance experienced during pregnancy increases the risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and other pregnancy-related complications, and may adversely affect the developing fetus. Postnatal mood disturbance can interfere with attachment, healthy parenting behaviors, and child development. While a wealth of evidence supports all these facts, surprisingly little information is available to women and clinicians for reducing stress and improving mood in pregnancy and postpartum. Mindful Motherhood is the only book oriented toward teaching research-based mindfulness principles to reduce stress and improve mood in pregnant women and new moms. It is an easy but informative read that gives new moms the psychology, science and health facts behind how mindfulness can enhance mother-infant attachment, and be used in childbirth.

Robinson

The Compassionate Mind Approach To Postnatal Depression

Michelle Cree

It is well-known that having a baby can be a time of joy but also one of anxiety and even depression for new mothers. Indeed it is very common for new mothers to experience a short period of distress following childbirth, often referred to as 'baby blues'. Usually this passes quite quickly, however for more than 1 in 10 women, this distressing experience can be more prolonged. This practical self-help book based on Compassion Focused Therapy will help women to recognise some of the symptoms and, where appropriate, to normalise them, thereby alleviating their distress. It will also guide mothers-to-be and new mothers through the maze of confusing feelings that can arise. Not only will this book cover the basic experiences and symptoms associated with anxiety and depression and childbirth, an evolutionary model of why this occurs, and an outline of the basic Compassionate Mind model, it will guide the reader through a series of exercises that they can use for themselves to develop their compassionate mind and work on their difficulties.

Piatkus

Grace Under Pressure

Sophie Walker

Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper is Professor of Psychology at the University of Reading. He is also a practising clinical psychologist and Series Editor of the 'Overcoming' series. Peter Cooper is Professor of Psychopathology at the Winnicott Research Unit at the University of Reading. Recognised as one of the world's experts in the treatment of bulimia he has more recently focused on the treatment of postpartum depression.

Piatkus

Diet Coach

Kimberly Willis

This is an inspirational diet book with a difference. It is a non-diet book - with no restrictions, point-counting, calorie-watching or danger foods. Instead, DIET COACH is a pocket-sized guide full of tried and tested practical tips and tricks that restrictive diet plans cannot compete with. Author Kimberly Willis focuses on you, rather than the food, to help you beat cravings and take control of your eating habits. She uses a combination of yoga, hypnotherapy, NLP, acupressure and common-sense to identify ways in which you can really change your eating habits. Whether it is remembering key slogans (a glass of wine is the same as a glass of pasta), trying new distraction techniques (rubbing your finger between your nose and your top lip when cravings hit) or taking the time to really chew and taste each mouthful you eat, you will find strategies and coping methods that really work for you. This title has previously been published as The Little Book of Diet Help.

Piatkus

The Little Book of Diet Help

Kimberly Willis

This is an inspirational diet book with a difference. It is a non-diet book - with no restrictions, point-counting, calorie-watching or danger foods. Instead, THE LITTLE BOOK OF DIET HELP is a pocket-sized guide full of tried and tested practical tips and tricks that restrictive diet plans cannot compete with. Author Kimberly Willis focuses on you, rather than the food, to help you beat cravings and take control of your eating habits. She uses a combination of yoga, hypnotherapy, NLP, acupressure and common-sense to identify ways in which you can really change your eating habits. Whether it is remembering key slogans (a glass of wine is the same as a glass of pasta), trying new distraction techniques (rubbing your finger between your nose and your top lip when cravings hit) or taking the time to really chew and taste each mouthful you eat, you will find strategies and coping methods that really work for you. This book has also been published as Diet Coach.

Sphere

You Can Be Thin

Marisa Peer

The Ultimate Programme to End Dieting...Forever Marisa Peer introduces her revolutionary method of reprogramming the brain to alter feelings and associations related to food, to enable everybody to have a healthy relationship with it and, as a result, have a healthy body at a sustained ideal weight. With its refreshing and empowering style, YOU CAN BE THIN works on many levels by using techniques including fun and powerfully affecting exercises, subtle repetition and straightforward questionnaires to break negative patterns and banish cravings. An effortless process, the reader's progress through the book is a hypnotherapy treatment in itself. Addressing habitual eaters, emotional eaters, addicted and ignorant eaters, the cure, which is not to be found anywhere else, lies in the process of reading the book.

Marisa Peer

Marisa Peer lives between London and Los Angeles and has dual American and English qualifications in hypnotherapy and psychotherapy and also studied diet and nutrition and eating disorders. She now practices in the UK and runs workshops as well as one-on-one sessions.

Sphere

Ultimate Confidence

Marisa Peer

There's so much more to confidence than being outgoing, and self esteem has a huge impact on both your happiness and what you are able to achieve in life. Marisa Peer's tried and tested programme is an effortless way to maximise your potential and overhaul your whole outlook on life for the better. Her powerful hypnotic language and effective techniques mean that just reading the book enables you to change negative thought patterns and break harmful habits that have been holding you back without you knowing it. Written in the highly engaging style she is renowned for, Marisa's book speaks to you on an extremely personal level and tailors her proven methods in establishing confidence to your unique needs. Unlike other books on the market, not only does her programme provide lasting results but she focuses much more on how to like yourself, because until you do you can't enjoy the benefits of confidence. Marisa's programme is the effortless way to tackle every type of confidence issue so that you can achieve your full potential in life and reap the rewards.

How To Books

Headless Chickens, Laidback Bears

Gordon Wainwright

Time creation, as it is defined in this book, is another name for chronemics, the study of how we use our time and of how we may use it more effectively. It provides a set of techniques for doing things in time-saving ways and will change your life for the better if you put it into practice. You will cease to be one of life's headless chickens who dash around looking busy but achieving little, and become one of its laidback bears who really gets things done and enjoys life at the same time. This book will enable you to speed up those activities that can sensibly be speeded up, and to identify ways of saving time in those that cannot. The objective as one of life's laidback bears is to create some discretionary time which you can spend in whichever way you fancy; be it getting more work done, thinking about work-related problems which you don't normally have time to think about, engaging in your favourite leisure activity, or just sitting and dreaming. Contents: 1. Time creation techniques; Accurate feedback; Flow rates; Deadlines; Anticipatory scanning techniques; Selective perception of cues; Adequate incubation periods; Imaginative and intuitive responses; Critical incidents and learning periods; Timing and synchronization; Slippage and downtime; Flexible performance strategies; Critical analysis of performance; 2. Overcoming problems using time creation techniques; Elimination of faults; Motivation; Continuation and follow-up; Risk taking; Vigilance and attention; Maintaining maximum speed; Effects of variety of activity; Timewasting; 3. Applications in personal skills; Thinking; Reading; Writing; Listening and speaking; Social skills

Robinson

The Whole-Brain Child

Daniel Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

In this pioneering, practical book for parents, neuroscientist Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson explain the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Different parts of a child's brain develop at different speeds and understanding these differences can help you turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child's brain and raise calmer, happier children. Featuring clear explanations, age-appropriate strategies and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, The Whole-Brain Child will help your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives using twelve key strategies, including: Name It to Tame It: Corral raging right-brain behavior through left-brain storytelling, appealing to the left brain's affinity for words and reasoning to calm emotional storms and bodily tension. Engage, Don't Enrage: Keep your child thinking and listening, instead of purely reacting. Move It or Lose It: Use physical activities to shift your child's emotional state. Let the Clouds of Emotion Roll By: Guide your children when they are stuck on a negative emotion, and help them understand that feelings come and go. SIFT: Help children pay attention to the Sensations, Images, Feelings, and Thoughts within them so that they can make better decisions and be more flexible. Connect Through Conflict: Use discord to encourage empathy and greater social success.

Yen Press

Soul Eater: Vol 7

Atsushi Ohkubo

Yen Press

Soul Eater: Vol 8

Atsushi Ohkubo

While Black Star and Tsubaki keep Mifune and Mosquito distracted, Sid is able to locate Arachnophobia's demon tool and put an abrupt end to their sinister plans. But though the evil organization won't be manipulating anyone's morality anytime soon, the blueprints for the dangerous tool are sealed away in Shinigami-sama's secret vault rather than destroyed. Surely Shinigami-sama would never think of constructing a demon tool himself?!

New Harbinger

Natural Relief for Adult ADHD

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis

If you have ADHD, you may find it hard to stay focused on one thing and have trouble with time management and organization. You may also act on impulse-often with negative results. Whether you're in treatment, on medication, or are looking for alternative ways to get your symptoms under control, this book will provide you with sound, complementary strategies to increase your focus, get organized, and stay motivated. In the book, you'll find a ton of information how to manage your ADHD, such as body awareness techniques to prevent sensory overstimulation common in ADHD; working memory training; massage, acupuncture, acupressure, chiropractic treatment; how food additives can affect ADHD symptoms, particularly certain pesticides; how to incorporate organic food into the diet while on a budget; and much, much more. If you are looking for proven-effective alternative treatments to get your ADHD under control and take back your life, this book will be your go-to guide.

New Harbinger

Yoga for Grief Relief

Antonio Sausys