By Julie Montagu
A month-by-month self-care bible by world-renowned wellness guru Julie Montagu.'The ultimate self-care bible for women who want to find their balance in life' Mel Wells'Wonderful and insightful . . .proves that when you choose YOU every single day, not only will have you have more energy for yourself, but you'll have more energy to give back to everyone else.' Kris Carr'This book is bursting with positivity, happiness & a whole wealth of knowledge' Chessie KingRecently named one of the top ten holistic health icons in the world, Julie Montagu knows a thing or two about health and happiness. In Recharge, Montagu shares an abundance of guidance, tips and advice designed to help you keep self-care at the forefront of your mind and support you on your journey to a well-rounded sense of wellness.Recharge is your month-by-month self-care bible to help replenish your mind, body and soul. Each month of the year covers a specific area of self-care including mindful eating, managing stress, digital detox, rebuilding self-esteem, finding your passions and more.
Relax into Yoga for Seniors
By Kimberly Carson, Carol Krucoff
Managing the emotional and physical challenges that come with aging can be difficult. Seniors face a number ofage-related issues, such as chronic pain, hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, and anxiety and depression. And while some people may consider yoga a young person's practice, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests yoga can be beneficial for a wide variety of age-related ailments.Relax Into Yoga for Seniors-based on the innovative Yoga for Seniors program, and including new material for fans of the Relax Into Yoga for Seniors DVD-provides a step-by-step guide that combines the best of modern, evidence-based medicine with the ancient wisdom, experience, and tradition of yogic teachings. With this book, you'll explore what yoga is and how to do it safely, including important movement considerations like how to get up and down from the floor with care, and how to stand and sit with healthy postural alignment.With this popular program, you'll be able to create a safe and effective individualized practice that will address your needs, take personal limitations into consideration, and help you relieve pain, become more flexible and active, and connect more deeply with your inner experience.
Rebuilding Workbook, 2nd Edition
By Bruce Fisher
Bruce Fisher's 'Rebuilding' books and workshops have influenced hundreds of thousands of divorced persons worldwide. Built around ten carefully designed 'lesson plans,' the workbook offers a self-help or group work plan for systematic progress through the most important steps in divorce recovery. Included are sessions on the nine most important 'Rebuilding Blocks' of divorce recovery: Adaptation, Grief, Anger, Self-worth, Transition, Openness, Love, Relatedness, and Sexuality. Each lesson plan includes behavioral objectives, a meeting agenda (including suggested group exercises), and 'homework' for the following week's seminar. Self-help readers will enjoy the supplementary readings (poetry, articles, letters), specific exercises that may be completed alone, suggestions for affirmations, and other features of the 'workbook' format. Divorce recovery groups find the Workbook an invaluable week-by-week guide as they share their experiences and work together to recover from the divorce crisis. The Workbook is widely used by therapists and other growth facilitators as a systematic plan for their seminars on divorce. Expert guidance from distinguished divorce therapist Bruce Fisher, together with the informal, readable, warm and friendly style of this manual, make the Rebuilding Workbook an outstanding resource for anyone involved in the process of putting life back together after divorce
The Rainbow Juice Cleanse
By Ginger Southall, D.C.
The Rainbow Juice Cleanse is a revolutionary program that employs the nutritious, healing properties of a rainbow of vegetables to kick start weight loss and improve overall health. While most juicing books include recipes for high-sugar fruits, Dr. Ginger explains that most fruits can actually ruin a detox for people looking to lose weight or for anyone who has diabetes or blood sugar issues. Instead, Dr. Ginger shows readers how to properly shop the rainbow" of produce with a plan that entails consuming red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet fresh, raw, organic juices. In just seven days, readers will detoxify their bodies and lose up to seven pounds of fat! Each day of the program focuses on a different colour of the rainbow, ensuring the best possible nutrition profile and guaranteeing positive results. By drinking the rainbow," readers will shed pounds and experience anti-aging, renewed energy, and a better balanced body. Also included are 50 food and juicing recipes and 20 full-colour photos.
Reinventing American Health Care
By Ezekiel J. Emanuel
The definitive story of American health care today,its causes, consequences, and confusionsIn March 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. It was the most extensive reform of America's health care system since at least the creation of Medicare in 1965, and maybe ever. The ACA was controversial and highly political, and the law faced legal challenges reaching all the way to the Supreme Court it even precipitated a government shutdown. It was a signature piece of legislation for President Obama's first term, and also a ball and chain for his second.Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a professor of medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania who also served as a special adviser to the White House on health care reform, has written a brilliant diagnostic explanation of why health care in America has become such a divisive social issue, how money and medicine have their own,quite distinct,American story, and why reform has bedeviled presidents of the left and right for more than one hundred years.Emanuel also explains exactly how the ACA reforms are reshaping the health care system now. He forecasts the future, identifying six mega trends in health that will determine the market for health care to 2020 and beyond. His predictions are bold, provocative, and uniquely well-informed. Health care,one of America's largest employment sectors, with an economy the size of the GDP of France,has never had a more comprehensive or authoritative interpreter.
The Recipe for Radiance
By Alexis Wolfer
Want to know the secret to growing gorgeous hair or how your favourite celebrities have such flawless skin? Introducing the power of food into your beauty routine in a whole new way, you'll uncover the recipes that promote beauty from within (with beauty-boosting foods you'll salivate for!) as well as topical DIY beauty recipes (for facial masks, body scrubs, and more that are, well, good enough to eat,literally!). Dubbed the Female Beauty MacGyver" by Access Hollywood, Alexis Wolfer shares with you 131 easy, all-natural, affordable, and effective recipes that feed your beauty. Combining the best recipes from her personal archives with DIY beauty secrets and food recipes shared with her by chefs, beauty editors, and celebrities (including Kristen Chenoweth, Brooklyn Decker, Vanessa Williams, Molly Sims, Byrdie Bell, Donna Karan, and more), The Recipe For Radiance will take you into your kitchen to discover the food-based beauty secrets even the most well-pampered women rely on to look their best. Each chapter in The Recipe for Radiance addresses a different beauty concern,acne, fine lines and wrinkles, brittle nails, lackluster hair, sun spots, cellulite, chapped lips, under-eye circles, and more,giving you the inside scoop on the causes and symptoms of the most common beauty concerns along with their food-based solutions. Sample recipes include:Strawberry + champagne serum to fight wrinklesAvocado + oatmeal revival mask to heal dry skinSweet potato chips + cumin dip to even skin toneCreamy kale and walnut salad to reduce under-eye circlesSweet watermelon serum to soothe sunburn Be prepared to cook yourself beautiful, all the while saving money on products and keeping your beauty routine chemical free.
By Elizabeth Gregory
Over the past three decades, skyrocketing numbers of women have chosen to start their families in their late thirties and early forties. In 2005, ten times as many women had their first child between the ages of 35 and 39 as in 1975, and thirteen times as many had their first between 40 and 44. Women now have the option to define for themselves when they're ready for family, rather than sticking to a schedule set by social convention. As a society, however, we have yet to come to terms with the phenomenon of later motherhood, and women who decide it makes sense for them to delay pregnancy often find themselves confronted with alarmist warnings about the dangers of waiting too long.In Ready , Elizabeth Gregory tracks the burgeoning trend of new later motherhood and demonstrates that for many women today, waiting for family works best. She provides compelling evidence of the benefits of having children later- by birth or by adoption. Gregory reveals that large numbers of women succeed in having children between 35 and 44 by the usual means (one in seven kids born today has a mom in that age range), and that many of those who don't succeed nonetheless find alternate routes to happy families via egg donation or adoption. And they're glad they waited. Without ignoring the complexities that older women may face in their quest to have children, Gregory reveals the many advantages of waiting: Stronger family focus: Having achieved many of their personal and career goals, new later moms feel ready to focus on family rather than trying to juggle priorities More financial power: New later moms have established careers and make higher salaries Greater self-confidence: New later moms have more career experience, and their management skills translate directly into managing a household and advocating for their children More stable single-parenting: New later moms who are single have more resources High marriage rate: On average, 85 percent of new later moms are married, lending stability to the family structure Longer lives: Evidence indicates that new later moms actually live longer than moms who start their families earlier Based on in-depth interviews with more than 100 new later moms and extensive collateral research, Ready shatters the myths surrounding later motherhood. Drawing on both the statistical evidence and the voices of the new later mothers themselves, Gregory delivers surprising and welcome news that will revolutionize the way we think about motherhood. The 2012 paperback adds a new Preface bringing the data and analysis up to the moment: encompassing discussion of the recessionary birth rate drop among younger women and its longterm effect on the later motherhood trend, the intersections between the War on Women's Reproductive Choice and the US's family- un friendly policies with the trend to delaying kids, the dynamics of fertility scaremongering, and the competing pro-natalist and anti-natalist pressures on American women today. The Preface also introduces new data from a range of researchers on the positive effects of delay on women's wages, long-term happiness, and political clout. This book examines the full range of pressures shaping women's fertility decisions today, and begins from the assumption that women's choices make sense, for them and for their families.
Real Girl Real World
By Heather M. Gray, Samantha Phillips
Teen girls receive mixed messages about who they should be,and what they should look like,from all facets of society. It's no wonder they have difficulty finding out who they really are. This snappy, straight-talking guide,a veritable Our Bodies, Ourselves for teens,helps girls make up their own minds about what kind of people they want to be. Exploring a wide range of topics central to young women's lives,including beauty and the media body image, ethnicity and self-esteem eating disorders and healthy nutrition sexual anatomy, safe sex and much more,the authors dispel myths, put issues in perspective, and give girls the power to choose for themselves.
The Ritalin Fact Book
By Peter Breggin
Known as the "Ralph Nader of psychiatry," Peter Breggin has been the medical expert in countless civil and criminal cases involving the use or misuse of psychoactive medications. This unusual position has given him unprecedented access to private pharmaceutical research and correspondence files, access that informs this straight-talking guide to the most-prescribed and controversial class of psychoactive medications prescribed for children. From how these drugs work in the brain to documented side and withdrawal effects, The Ritalin Fact Book is up-to-the-minute and easy-to-access. With its suggestions for non-prescriptive ways to treat ADD and ADHD, it is essential reading for every parent whose child is on or who has been recommended psychoactive medication.
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Rebuilding Facilitator's Manual, 2nd Edition
By Bruce Fisher, Jere Bierhaus
his manual is designed to be used with Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends, and the Rebuilding Workbook in leading the "Fisher Rebuilding Ten Week Educational Seminar." This manual includes everything that is in the Rebuilding Workbook plus other material such as the "How to Facilitate" sections and the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale scoring and research data. It is written to answer any questions leaders might have about facilitating the Seminar.