Everything Is Negotiable
By Meg Myers Morgan
As women, many of us are stuck in feedback loops about how to be successful and happy: striving to "have it all" at work and at home, letting ourselves be pressured into giving every part of our lives 100% until we're completely burnt-out, imagining only a strictly linear life path (college, job, marriage, kids), and accepting limitations without question. Yet the truth is, this book argues, most of the conventional wisdom about driving our life choices is total baloney. In Everything Is Negotiable, Meg Myers Morgan deconstructs preconceived notions about adulthood, parenthood, and career paths that have us limiting ourselves. Instead of following that linear plan, for example, she urges readers to take action now for what we want--limitations be damned. With wit and verve, Morgan also tells us to forget trying to "have it all," as the cliche phrase goes--it'll never happen. And, Morgan argues, don't bother trying to give 100%--we simply can't give anything 100% attention, ever! Instead, this book teaches us to navigate life's necessary trade-offs free of the baggage of our own expectations. Chock full of strategies for where and when to give our limited energy, what to demand from our careers, and how to make better choices, Everything Is Negotiable is for women ready to seize the lives they really want.
Everyday Mindfulness for OCD
By Jon Hershfield, Shala Nicely
If you've been diagnosed with OCD, you already understand how your obsessive thoughts, compulsive behavior, and need for rituals can interfere with everyday life. Maybe you've already undergone therapy or are in the midst of working with a therapist. It's important for you to know that life doesn't end with an OCD diagnosis. In fact, it is possible to not only live with the disorder, but also live joyfully. This practical and accessible guide will show you how. In Everyday Mindfulness for OCD, you will discover how you can stay one step ahead of your OCD. You'll learn about the world of mindfulness, and how living in the present moment non-judgmentally is so important when you have OCD. You'll also explore the concept of self-compassion; what it is, what it isn't how to use it, and why people with OCD benefit from it. Finally, you'll discover daily games, tips, and tricks for outsmarting your OCD, meditations and mindfulness exercises, and much, much more. Living with OCD is challenging; but it doesn't have to define you. If you are tired of focusing on how you are living with OCD is and are looking for fun ways to make the most of your unique self, this book will be a breath of fresh air.
By Sarah Robb O'Hagan
'Sarah doesn't just sit at the table - she stands on it. She's full of inspiring advice about how to bounce back from failures, speak your truth, embrace your quirks, and have a lot more fun along the way.' Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and Founder of Leanin.org As a child, Sarah Robb O'Hagan felt destined to become a champion, but her early efforts at sport, music and theatre failed to reveal a natural superstar. Unwilling to settle for average, she learned through a series of dramatic successes and epic failures to follow her own path to success.Sarah climbed the corporate ladder at Virgin Atlantic, Nike, Gatorade and Equinox - also becoming a wife, mother and endurance athlete - and though in her twenties she was fired twice, in her thirties she led the turnaround of a $5 billion sports drink business. Her approach has stemmed from personal experience and inspiration from the band of highly accomplished 'Extremers' that she has met along the way: entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, TV personalities, an Olympic champion downhill skier, a former secretary of state, and even a world-famous tattoo artist. These Extremers helped her recognise that success doesn't come from conforming, hiding weaknesses or reaching some pre-planned destination. The bolder choice is to embrace Extreme You: to bring all that is distinctive and relevant about yourself to everything you do, and to bring out the Extreme in the people and the culture around you. Inspiring, practical and funny, Extreme You is Sarah's training programme for developing the drive, originality and fierce attitude to become the best version of you.
Earn Money From Your Home
By Stewart Whyte
With the growth of online reservation platforms such as Airbnb, TripAdvisor, Wimdu, Booking.com and Onefinestay, people are able to offer accommodation to a huge audience of tourists as B&B hosts or as short break holiday accommodation providers - without using an agent. So earning money from your own home - whether it be letting a few bedrooms in your house, an investment property or a holiday home - has never been easier. However, to meet the demand and market your accommodation effectively as a host you will need basic knowledge and some professionalism. Good hosts get good reviews, which in turn attract more guests and increase your chances of success and financial reward. In easy-to-read sections you'll discover: How to get your property ready for a successful listingThe requirements of responsible hosting How Stayz, Homeaway, mrbnb and other reservation platforms workHow to set your room rate and monitor your bookings How to market your property internationally and at very little cost.This book will explain the issues as they apply to responsible hosting. It will give you the knowledge and confidence to become a successful accommodation provider..
By Claire Hall, Dr Devora Lieberman
Written by experienced counsellor Claire Hall and fertility expert Dr Devora Lieberman, EMPOWERED FERTILITY is a practical guide for women to help them cope with their psychological wellbeing, their emotions, family and friends and their attitudes during a very difficult time. It contains clearly structured and expressed information and offers women practical steps to assist them as they go through the processes of treatment for infertility. Each section of the book gives the reader information and support to address physical, psychological, emotional and social challenges that can arise when dealing with infertility and also with IVF treatment. Subjects include managing expectations, dealing with fear, releasing control and handling changes in relationships. The reader can work through at their own pace, making use of the coaching tools and exercises to help with each step. For readers who are starting or in the midst of IVF treatment, the last section of the book forms an IVF Cycle Handbook, to guide women through their experience.
By Pam Grout
Adapted from Pam Grout's New York Times bestselling book, E-Squared , this Running Press® Miniature EditionT is a lab manual with simple experiments that prove reality is malleable and that you shape your life with your mind.The nine experiments, each of which can be conducted with absolutely no money and very little time, demonstrate that spiritual principles are as dependable as gravity and as consistent as Newton's laws of motion.
Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens
By Sharon A. Hansen
Are you disorganized, chronically late, forgetful, or impulsive? Do you struggle to get your homework done, but never manage to turn it in on time? It may not be your fault. You might have executive functioning disorder (EFD), an attention disorder marked by an inability to stay on task that is common in people with learning disabilities. If you have tried to better manage your time and meet deadlines with little success, you may feel like giving up.The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens is an easy-to-use, practical workbook written by a licensed school counselor, and it will provide you with the skills needed to get organized, retain information, communicate effectively, and perform well in school and everyday life. Based in proven effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the book offers activities that will help you better understand your disorder and cope with it effectively.With one chapter for each of the ten main areas of EFD, the book also includes tips for initiating positive action and change, improving flexibility in thinking, sustaining attention, organizing, planning, enhancing memory, managing emotions, and building self-awareness. Written in a fun, engaging format, this book is designed to motivate and inspire you to carry out and complete tasks with ease. From handling frustration to taking notes in class, this book will help you hone the skills you need to succeed.
By Chip Conley
What if an equation could help you understand and even master what you're experiencing right now? In this age of uncertainty, many people feel like they're clinging to a dinghy amidst a perfect storm. But successful entrepreneur Chip Conley has discovered that by using simple word equations, it's easy to build the grit, insight, stamina and joy that allow us to become our best, highest-functioning selves. Conley's equations are a simple yet profound way to help your emotions work for you. They are mantras that we can turn to for stability in times of uncertainly, reminding us to focus on the things we can change ('the variables') and leave the others ('the constants') alone. Equations include:Joy = Love - FearAnxiety = Uncertainty x PowerlessnessGiven the complex times we live in, people are looking for ways to distill some basic truths in life. Emotional Equations is a new, visual lexicon for mastering the age of uncertainty.
The Essential Guide To Flatsharing
By Rupert Hunt, Matt Hutchinson
If you're renting out a spare room ths book will tell all about taking in a lodger, including how to advertise the room and then draw up the contract. It also explains the the tax and financial issues involved, and much more.For those looking for a flatshare you'll find out where to look, how to pick the best flatmates and then how to avoid conflict and keep your flatshare harmonious. If you are looking for a new flatmate, you'll discover how to advertise, what to look for to pick the right person and also everything you need to know about dealing with money.
The Empty Nest
By Celia Dodd
More than half a million parents confront the empty nest for the first time each year. It is one of the most challenging phases of parenting, often creating feelings of loss, lack of purpose and crisis of identity which can lead to depression. Yet it receives little recognition. And contrary to popular opinion it doesn't only affect women who've put their careers on hold: working mothers and fathers suffer too. Equally, it can be a period of liberation and discovery of new challenges, when marriages long overstressed by childcare can be rejuvenated.The book will include plenty of people's experiences; expert comment and advice; and there will be a practical strand full of ideas, inspiration and tips. There will be a strong focus on the positive as well as how to handle the changing relationship with your children to ensure a fulfilling and good relationship going forward, an area of parenting often ignored.
Emigrating To New Zealand
By Steve Horrell
This book is an indispensible guide to the roller coaster ride that is the emigration process. It covers all the topics and issues that anyone thinking of emigrating to New Zealand will need to know about, from the discussion phase through to making friends when you're there. - Deciding to go - Applying for a visa - Preparing to leave - Taking your pets - Arriving in New Zealand - House hunting and buying - Education and health - Cars and driving - Profiles of major cities and regions This thoroughly revised and updated new edition now includes a new chapter on how to find a job in New Zealand.
Ethical Issues In Developmental Disabilities
By Linda J. Hayes
Views of the ethical treatment of persons with disabilities are changing rapidly. the fervently held goals of yesterday are often the rejected status quo of today. Bringing together behavioral psychologists, physicians, consumers, advocates, this book deals with how things out to be for persons with developmental disabilities. If you work with persons who have disabilities, you need this book.
Early Detection And Treatment Of Substance Abuse Within Integrated Primary Care
By Nicholas A. Cummings
Substance abuse can result in severe health problems; families suffer; people are victimized on account of substance-related crime; and most tragically, thousands of innocent children die each year in impaired driving accidents. Given its far-reaching impact on the welfare of society, healthcare professionals should make substance abuse a priority. Most patients with substance abuse problems present in primary care settings, oftentimes with other complaints. When professionals, working in primary or integrated care settings, know what to look for and there is adequate infrastructural support with respect to triage, implementing substance programs with an eye on early detection and intervention can dramatically improve health outcomes and create significant financial benefits. This volume includes:Primary Care: An Entry Point for the Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse by Kyle E. Ferguson, Melanie P. Duckworth, William T. O'Donohue, & Nicholas A. CummingsTurning Bread into Stone: Our Modern Antimiracle by Nicholas A. CummingsWho is the Substance Abuser? by Nicholas A. Cummings & Janet L. CummingsPresenting Problems: Different Tugs from Different Drugs by Nicholas A. Cummings & Janet L. CummingsSubstance Abuse Treatment within Primary Care: Frontline Detection and Intervention by Nicholas A. Cummings & Janet L. CummingsIssues in Addressing Substance Abuse in Primary Care by Ian SchafferEarly Detection and Treatment of Alcoholism in Primary Care by Peter E. NathanOpportunities for Improved Detection and Treatment of Alcohol Misuse: Using Behavioral Health Consultants in Primary Care by Christine N. RunyanLate Life Alcoholism in Primary Care by David W. OslinEarly Detection and Treatment of Prescription Drug Abuse in Primary Care by J. Harry IsaacsonIntegrating Behavioral Interventions for Smoking into Primary Care by David Antonuccio
The Emperor's New Drugs
By Irving Kirsch
Irving Kirsch has the world doubting the efficacy of antidepressants. Based on fifteen years of research, The Emperor's New Drugs makes an overwhelming case that what the medical community considered a cornerstone of psychiatric treatment is little more than a faulty consensus. But Kirsch does more than just criticize: He offers a path society can follow to stop popping pills and start proper treatment.
Entitled To Respect
By Conrad Potts, Suzanne Potts
This book will restore your self esteem and help you to command the respect to which you're entitled at work. It will provide you with practical tools that you can put into use immediately, enabling you to: - Be valued for who you are - Ask for what you're entitled to - Say 'no' when you have a right to do so - Have your opinions & ideas respected and heard - Stand up for yourself - Handle difficult situations calmly and successfullyContents: Introduction; PART 1: THE TOOLBOX; 1. Behavioural flexibility; 2.What is assertion?; 3. Our verbal behaviour; 4. Non-verbal behaviour; 5.Visualisation; 6. Self-talk; 7. Rights and personal permission; 8. Beliefs; 9. Win:Win outcomes; 10. Saying noA"; 11. Meeting behaviours; PART 2: WORK SITUATIONS; 12. Handling aggression; 13. Productive appraisals; 14. Managing your boss; 15. Co-operative colleagues; 16. Healthy customer relations; 17. Fair disciplinary interviews; 18. Successful job interviews; 19. Contributing to meetings; 20. Asking for a pay rise; 21. Presentations to be proud of; 22. Assertive selling; 23. Handling senior managers; 24. Managing your staff; 25. Reliable suppliers; 26. Working with volunteers; 27. Further help needed?; Index.
The Emotional Toolkit
By Darlene Mininni
Have you ever been stuck in a bad mood? Are you often helpless to stop your mind's negative thinking? Can you find peace when you're feeling overwhelmed? Imagine what life would be like if you had an emotional toolkit. When confused or upset, you'd have powerful tools at your fingertips to help you understand your emotions and master your troubling feelings. With The Emotional Toolkit, help has arrived. Written with warmth and intelligence, Dr. Mininni teaches you the messages your emotions are trying to send you. She reveals: 7 concrete, easy-to-follow 'power-tools' scientifically proven to boost your emotional well-being; helpful tips, quizzes, resources and insightful case studies; inspiring lessons on how to take charge of your emotions and create more happiness in your life. Scientists confirm that women using the strategies from The Emotional Toolkit have less anxiety and sadness and are happier and more optimistic than before. And you can be, too.
The Eating for Recovery
By Molly Siple
You can reverse the physical damage of alcoholism with nature's best medicine: food. Common side effects of excessive drinking include poor digestive and liver function problems with managing blood sugar weakened circulatory, immune, and nervous systems and impaired thinking and changes in mood-regulating hormones. While the primary focus of anyone recovering from alcoholism is staying sober, a critical part of recovery involves halting or reversing the physical damage of excessive alcohol consumption. Registered Dietitian Molly Siple's innovative program helps you improve your health, detoxify, and reduce the risk of degenerative diseases linked to alcohol abuse. Siple's stress-free, uncomplicated program offers: Critical information on common physical ailments brought on by alcoholism Lists of"recovery foods&rdquo that help combat specific ills and improve health Manageable recovery goals and easy ways to implement them Easy-to-make recipes for every meal, including snacks and beverages 21 days worth of menus to jump-start nutritious eating Shopping lists, recommendations for eating out, and other resources Eating for Recovery's guidelines, practical tips, recipes and varied meal plans make it the essential resource for anyone seeking to restore their health and vitality after alcohol abuse.
Eating, Drinking, Overthinking
By Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
Depression is a common and debilitating problem among women, but it rarely occurs in a vacuum. Instead, as Susan Nolen-Hoeksema's research has found, depressive symptoms often occur alongside unhealthy eating habits and/or heavy drinking. These three core problems together lead to and reinforce one another in a 'toxic triangle' that wreaks havoc on women's mental wellbeing, their physical health, their relationships, and their careers. Escape is possible, however, both for women who are already aware that they suffer from a serious problem as well as for the hundreds of thousands of other women who may be at the edges of the toxic triangle, suffering from mild symptoms of depression, alcoholism, or unhealthy eating. Eating, Drinking, Overthinking explains the problems created by these three conditions and offers practical tools that allow women to identify and avoid the behaviour that can lead to it.
Emotional Development And Emotional Intelligence
By Peter Salovey
In recent years, innovative schools have developed courses in what has been termed emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, or emotional competence. This volume evaluates these developments scientifically, pairing the perspectives of psychologists with those of educators who offer valuable commentary on the latest research. It is an authoritative study that describes the scientific basis for our knowledge about emotion as it relates specifically to children, the classroom environment, and emotional literacy.Key topics include: historical perspectives on emotional intelligence neurological bases for emotional development the development of social skills and childhood socialization of emotion. Experts in psychology and education have long viewed thinking and feeling as polar opposites reason on the one hand, and passion on the other. And emotion, often labeled as chaotic, haphazard, and immature, has not traditionally been seen as assisting reason.All that changed in 1990, when Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer coined the term emotional intelligence as a challenge to the belief that intelligence is not based on processing emotion-laden information. Salovey and Mayer defined emotional intelligence as the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use motivated scientists, educators, parents, and many others to consider the ways in which emotions themselves comprise an intelligent system.With this ground-breaking volume, invited contributors present cutting-edge research on emotions and emotional development in a manner useful to educators, psychologists, and anyone interested in the unfolding of emotions during childhood. In recent years, innovative schools have developed courses in emotional literacy" that making these classes teach children how to understand and manage their feelings and how to get along with one another. Many such programs have achieved national prominence, and preliminary scientific evaluations have shown promising results.Until recently, however, there has been little contact between educators developing these types of programs and psychologists studying the neurological underpinnings and development of human emotions. This unique book links theory and practice by juxtaposing scientific explanations of emotion with short commentaries from educators who elabourate on how these advances can be put to use in the classroom.Accessible and enlightening, Emotional Development and Emotional Intelligence provides ample evidence about emotional intelligence as well as sound information on the potential efficacy of educational programs based on this idea.