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Mumboss

By Vicki Psarias
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Vicki Psarias
Chosen by the Independent as one of the 10 best business books written by women'Vicki is one inspirational mumboss, who shares her secrets to juggling a thriving business with raising a family in this entertaining and empowering read!' Una Healy'Ideal for going back to work without losing your mind . . . a no-nonsense guide to navigating the transition' Marie Claire 'If ever there is a person who has shown just how successful you can be online whilst also being an amazing parent it is Vicki. Read, learn and follow. A brilliant book from an inspirational mother'. Natasha Courtenay-Smith, author of The Million Dollar BlogIn Mumboss, Vicki Psarias, founder of HonestMum.com, shares her #mumboss manifesto for surviving and thriving at work and at home. Vicki writes about everything from juggling work and family, to regaining your confidence after having a baby and battling imposter syndrome.An award-winning blogger and vlogger, in this book Vicki shares how to turn your passions into a business that suits the modern mum's lifestyle. Mumboss is full of practical advice, tips and tricks to help fellow #mumbosses build their own business or return to work, while creating a personal brand and learning how to market yourself.Vicki's funny, fresh approach to life and work as a mum has brought her a loyal fanbase and a brilliantly successful business: her blog Honest Mum is one of the UK's most popular parenting and lifestyle sites, and the blog combined with Vicki's social channels has an average monthly reach of 1 million. A Lean In for the blogging and vlogging generation, Mumboss is an essential book for all parents, whether they are returning to work or looking to start a new career, as well as anyone looking to build their brand or business online.'A must-read for the modern Mum; particularly one who has aspirations to build her own business. I wish I had been able to read it three years ago!' Katie Massie-Taylor, Co-Founder, Mush
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The Model Method

By Hollie Grant
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Hollie Grant
'The Model Method's effective combination of recipes and workouts will leave you feeling stronger, healthier and happier. Hollie is one of the best task-masters on the fitness scene, with a refreshing, balanced approach' Sweaty Betty'The new body coach on the block' StyleNourish, sweat and strengthen your way to lifelong wellness with award-winning Pilates instructor and chef Hollie Grant's balanced recipes and workouts.Hollie started The Model Method online plan after years of teaching her private clients so anyone can carry out the plan, anywhere. This beautiful book will follow on from the plan, showing the reader how to Nourish, Sweat and Strengthen for a healthier, stronger lifestyle. Nourish will provide readers with delicious and balanced recipes with easy-to-source ingredients to encourage readers to eat from all the food groups unless medically advised not to. As a former chef Hollie is strongly against 'diets' and feels that we should eat to nourish our bodies, not starve them. The Sweat part of the plan will be split into three key areas of the body so that the workout can be personalised to the readers' goals or weaknesses. All the workouts will include elements of both Pilates and HIIT. Pilates is amazing at toning and fixing postural issues but does not address the incredible health benefits you tend to only get from HIIT (including reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity). Strengthen provides Pilates exercises and descriptions of technique, progressions and regressions, muscles activated and why you would carry out that exercise. The book is designed to be personalised so will also teach the reader about their body, posture types and muscle imbalances, and which Pilates technique would be best for them.Above all, The Model Method is about how our bodies function and perform, rather than how they look, in order to encourage a healthy relationship with food and exercise.
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  • Maybe This Christmas

    By Jennifer Snow
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    Jennifer Snow
    Emma Lewis had once been an Olympic Gold medalist snowboarder, but an accident on the slopes left her unable to continue with the sport. Now, she works as a physical therapist, helping other athletes recover from injury. When her best friend, Asher Westmore, gets injured in the middle of the hockey season, she's determined to get him back on the ice as soon as possible. But Asher's spirit needs the most therapy, and Emma wants to be one to heal him on all levels. She's always loved Asher, and it seems that now may be the right time for them--if only she can convince him. Asher Westmore is living his dream and playing for the New Jersey Devils, but torn ligaments in his leg leave him benched for the rest of the season.His best friend Emma may be the only one who can help him get through it--that is if he doesn't ruin everything by falling in love with her.

    Make It Up

    By Marie Rayma
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    Marie Rayma
    Ever think of making your own beauty products, handmade, high performance, healthy alternatives to just about every chemical laden product you currently put on your face and body? It's easier than you think! In Make It Up author Marie Rayma shares the recipes she has developed through years of trial, error, and testing to come up with the very best. This is real makeup and skincare: bright lipsticks, quality mineral powders, long-wearing eyeliners, and masks and cleansers that yield results. Rayma walks you through natural ingredients available online or at health food stores. These awesome oils, butters, clays, and minerals will replace the petroleum products, artificial colours, and lab-created mystery fragrances that have untold effects on our bodies. Products can be tailored for individual needs,from swapping out ingredients not suitable for sensitive skin to whipping up the perfect colours suited for any complexion. With easy-to-follow instruction, Make It Up provides more than 40 essential cosmetics and skin care projects so you can make just what you want, when you need it.

    My Turn

    By Johan Cruyff
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    Johan Cruyff
    Johan Cruyff embodied a footballing philosophy that now dominates coaching and playing styles in all the leading club sides around the world. You can dispute whether Cruyff was the greatest player ever- he was certainly one of the top three- but he is undoubtedly the player who single-handedly most changed the nature of the game. My Turn tells the story of Cruyff's remarkable career, built on the techniques he learned playing in the streets of postwar Amsterdam while hoping to be noticed by the city's most famous club, Ajax. He would eventually inspire that team to eight league championships and three European cups. He won his first of three Ballons d'Or in 1971 at age 24. In 1973, Cruyff was sold to Barcelona for a then-world-record transfer fee. He led the Catalans to victory in La Liga for the first time since 1960, and went on to leave a lasting mark on Spanish soccer. In the 1974 World Cup, Cruyff propelled the Dutch team to the final for the first time.Cruyff's lasting influence, however, is not in the medals he won, but in the style of play he epitomized and then applied to the Barcelona and Ajax teams he coached. His vision of Total Football" transformed the way soccer was played, and its dazzling fluidity became the basis of the most admired sides around the world. He was the sport's uncompromising genius on and off the field of play.

    The Metabolism Miracle, Revised Edition

    By Diane Kress
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    Diane Kress
    Do you notice weight gain around your middle that just won't budge?Are you unable to lose weight on your past tried-and-true diets?Do friends and coworkers eat more than you do but weigh less?Do you have difficulty sleeping and wake up exhausted in the morning?Do you crave bread, pasta, chips, and sweets and go overboard eating them?There is a reason that some people can eat all they want and never seem to gain a pound while others count every calorie, exercise, and can't lose an ounce. If you answered yes" to any of the questions above, you may be one of the millions of people,an estimated 60% of dieters,who have Metabolism B. This inherited hormonal imbalance causes your body to overprocess carbohydrate foods into excess body fat.As someone who personally struggled with Met B, registered dietitian Diane Kress knows the frustration of diets that won't work. In The Metabolism Miracle , she shares her scientifically based three-step solution that corrects hormonal imbalance, stabilizes blood sugar, and reprograms your metabolism to increase your energy and melt away fat. Now this life-changing guide is completely revised to be even easier to follow, with:The latest research on carbohydrates and metabolism and the science behind why other diets stop working for those with Metabolism BUpdated food lists for each step and information on new products and ingredients100 recipes, including 50 brand-new dishesInspiring real-life success stories from people just like youThousands of people have reached and maintained their desired weight and enjoy improved health and wellness with this revolutionary program. Now it's your turn to live and enjoy the Metabolism Miracle lifestyle.

    The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet [special sales]

    By Mayo Clinic
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    Mayo Clinic

    Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque (Fourth Edition)

    By Zora O'Neill
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    Zora O'Neill
    New Mexico native Zora O'Neill shares her appreciation for the Land of Enchantment in this full-colour guide, from exploring the Acoma Pueblo,a 12th-century Native American settlement built upon a 367-foot mesa,to hitting the slopes at Taos Ski Valley. O'Neill offers a variety of trip strategies accompanied by vibrant photos and helpful maps, such as Weekend Getaways, American Indian Heritage, and Not Just Hot Tamales,a guide to sampling the tastiest examples of the region's distinctive cuisine. Full of tips on hiking aspen-covered mountainsides, wandering among crumbling Franciscan churches, and checking out the area's thriving art scene, Moon Santa Fe, Taos, & Albuquerque gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

    Moon Spotlight Salvador & Bahia

    By Michael Sommers
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    Michael Sommers
    Moon Spotlight Salvador & Bahia is an 85-page compact guide to the best of Salvador and Bahia. Brazil resident and magazine correspondent Michael Sommers offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation. Helpful maps guide travellers through these two historic highlights of Brazil.This full-colour Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon Brazil.

    Mayo Clinic Guide to Fertility and Conception

    By Elizabeth A. Stewart, Jani R. Jensen, Mayo Clinic
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    Elizabeth A. Stewart, Jani R. Jensen, Mayo Clinic
    Deciding to start or build a family is a life-changing decision, and, once the choice is made, there's a whole new set of unknowns,including how challenging the journey will be. For the first time, fertility experts at Mayo Clinic offer an essential guide for those who want to have a baby. With colour photographs and graphics throughout, this user-friendly yet comprehensive book provides answers and explanations on nearly every aspect of achieving a successful pregnancy: lifestyle and nutrition the intricacies of natural conception common fertility problems the latest medical treatments (including intrauterine insemination,IVF, and donors) and information on special situations (including fertility preservation, chosen single parenthood, same-sex couples, and more).

    My Spirit Took You In

    By Christine Wicker, Louise Troh
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    Christine Wicker, Louise Troh
    Louise Troh,fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man ever to die of Ebola in America,breaks her silence about her experience in this deeply moving memoir, chronicling the decade-long love story that starts in Liberia and ends in an isolation ward in Dallas, Texas.

    Mary Jane

    By Cheri Sicard
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    Cheri Sicard
    Finally, a thoroughly modern guide to help women become Cannabis Sativa connoisseurs. Welcome to a wonderful examination of weed-a plant worthy of saving the planet and people's lives.",Greta Gaines, performing artist and TV hostCovering the aspects of cannabis that matter most to women, Mary Jane takes readers on a guided tour through the new world of marijuana, where using pot can be healthy, fun, stylish, and safe. In Mary Jane , marijuana expert Cheri Sicard reveals everything women have needed to know but may have been afraid to ask about using cannabis. Packed with everyday tips, topics include:How to Host a Pot PartyMedibles, Edibles, and Other Smoke-Free OptionsEasy Recipes for FoodiesBudding Beauty ProductsTaking Mary Jane to BedDeals and Steals for Your BudgetGotta-Have-It GadgetsGrow Your Own GardenRemedies for Everyday AilmentsMovies & MusicTravel TipsPot and ParentingDIY Pipes and ProjectsWhat the Celebs are Saying...and much more!

    The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness

    By Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic
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    Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic
    Happiness is a habit. For some of us, that habit is a natural inclination for others, it is a learned behaviour. The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness combines wisdom from neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality to help you choose contentment. Dr. Amit Sood's actionable ten-week program has helped tens of thousands of people reduce anxiety and find greater fulfillment in life. Each of the book's four sections is filled with practical insights and easy-to-implement exercises. You'll understand why your brain struggles with finding happiness and what real-world practices can help you to better manage stress and choose peace and contentment instead.Praise for the Stress-Free Living Program: This book can change your life."-Dr. Andrew Weil An important innovative approach to well-being."-Dr. Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

    Moon Maryland

    By Michaela Riva Gaaserud
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    Michaela Riva Gaaserud
    Area native Michaela Riva Gaaserud provides travellers with an insider's perspective on one of the nation's most historically significant states. An experienced guidebook author, Gaaserud offers up original trip ideas to help visitors make the most of their time, such as Charm City: Two Days in Baltimore. With comprehensive coverage for all interests,from seeing the wild ponies of Assateague Island to visiting Antietam National Battlefield to strolling Embassy Row in Washington DC, Moon Maryland gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

    The Magnificent Masters

    By Gil Capps
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    Gil Capps
    The 1975 Masters Tournament always seemed destined for the record books. A veritable Hall of Fame list of competitors had gathered that spring in Augusta, Georgia, for the game's most famous event, including Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Billy Casper, and Sam Snead. The lead-up had been dominated by Lee Elder, the first black golfer ever invited to the exclusive club's tourney. But by the weekend, the tournament turned into a showdown between the three heavyweights of the time: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, and Tom Weiskopf. Never before had golf's top three players of the moment summoned the best golf of their lives in the same major championship. Their back-and-forth battle would rivet the sporting world and dramatically culminate in one of the greatest finishes in golf history.In The Magnificent Masters , Gil Capps, a twenty-two-year veteran of the golf industry with NBC Sports and Golf Channel, recaptures hole-by-hole the thrilling drama of this singular event during golf's golden era, from the media-crazed build-up and intertwined careers of the three combatants to the tournament's final dramatic putts that would change the game of golf forever.
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    The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

    By Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic
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    Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic
    Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road, or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace? In this book, Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., a Mayo Clinic specialist in stress and resiliency, reveals how the mind's instinctive restlessness and shortsightedness generate stress and anxiety and presents strategies for living a more peaceful life. The book is based on the highly popular stress management program offered at Mayo Clinic that Dr. Sood developed after two decades of work with tens of thousands of people.Drawing on ground-breaking brain research, Dr. Sood helps you understand the brain's two modes and how an imbalance between them produces unwanted stress. From this basis, you learn skills that will help you: Develop deep and sustained attention Practice gratitude, compassion and acceptance Live a meaningful life Cultivate nurturing relationships Achieve your highest potentialAll of these concepts are weaved into a practical and fun journey that has been tested in numerous scientific studies, with consistently positive results. Take the first step to discover greater peace and joy for you and your loved ones."Dr. Sood has put together a simple, secular and structured program that is anchored in science, is free of rituals and dogmas, and is accessible to everyone. This book can change your life."- Dr. Andrew Weil"An important innovative approach to well-being, one we all should know about."- Dr. Daniel Goleman

    Moon Florida Keys (2nd ed)

    By Laura Martone
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    Laura Martone
    World traveller Laura Martone shares the best ways to experience the Florida Keys, from diving the fascinating underwater coral reefs and shipwrecks of Key Largo to hiking and camping in the less touristy Middle Keys. Martone offers unique trip ideas for a variety of travellers, including Historic Architecture, Underwater Journey, and Romantic Key West Getaway. Complete with information on taking trolley tours, swimming with dolphins, and attending festivals like the Key Largo Pirates Fest, Moon Florida Keys gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. Coverage includes:Miami and the EvergladesKey LargoIslamoradaMarathon and the Middle KeysBig Pine and the Lower KeysKey West

    The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet

    By The weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic
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    The weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic
    The #1 New York Times bestseller adapted for people with diabetes, now in paperback,with 16 brand-new pages, full of menus designed to kick-start your weight loss and control your blood sugar. From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority in health and nutrition, comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet , adapted for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes from the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Mayo Clinic Diet . This reliable plan is what you need to lose weight to help you control your blood sugar. The medical specialists at Mayo Clinic have created The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet as a two-phase plan,Lose It! and Live It! The Diet helps at-risk people prevent and control diabetes by losing weight quickly and safely, and then maintaining that weight loss. The Lose It! phase is a simple, straight-forward, two-week plan that encourages quick but safe weight loss that can help lower blood sugar. The Live It! phase of the diet offers basic and manageable steps and lifestyle changes and choices that are designed to help participants lose one to two pounds a week until a healthy weight is reached, and then to keep the pounds off. Mayo Clinic's weight-loss and nutrition experts have packed this book with meal plans, practical solutions, and specific tips on how to improve health and lose weight safely. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet tackles all the familiar obstacles that get in the way of weight loss,dislike of exercise, distaste of healthy food, too little time to cook well, a too hectic schedule, struggles with cravings, and minimal support from family and friends. It is a reliable and safe companion for losing weight and controlling diabetes, beginning immediately and into the future. "This diabetes diet isn't a fad it's about changing your habits for the better," states Donald Hensrud, M.D., Mayo Clinic specialist in nutrition and internal medicine and medical editor-in-chief. "With The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, people can truly manage diabetes, eat well, lose weight and enjoy life."

    The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book

    By the breast-health experts at Mayo Clinic Cancer Ce
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    the breast-health experts at Mayo Clinic Cancer Ce
    From the breast health experts at Mayo Clinic comes a guide to the many aspects of breast cancer,from prevention, to care and coping, to survival, to living with hope. The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book is the trusted resource for anyone wanting reliable information about this dreaded disease. Mayo Clinic set out to provide comprehensive and up-to-date facts in easy-to-understand language. They've succeeded in this handbook for those who've been diagnosed, or for those who want to give sensitive and helpful support to someone with breast cancer. The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book stands out for its tone of companionship, as well as for the many patient stories that appear throughout the book. This straightforward yet approachable resource will empower all who are affected by breast cancer. Here are facts about the disease, but also suggestions and inspiration for working effectively with one's doctors and caregivers. This volume offers solid tools for coping with the many uncertainties and decisions that need to be made when one is diagnosed.

    The Main Street Moment AFSCME Edition (Special Edition)

    By Gerald W. McEntee, Lee Saunders
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    Gerald W. McEntee, Lee Saunders