By Shel Pink
SpaRitual founder Shel Pink's Slow Beauty is all about carving a few small moments out of each day to practice the kind of mindful self-care and wellness that makes us glow. When practiced over time, these little moments add up to big results--not only in feeling healthier and more joyful, but in achieving true beauty and timeless aging. Slow Beauty will:* Teach readers to understand and embrace what brings them joy.* Provide a series of mindful and meditative daily and seasonal practices to enhance happiness, wholeness, and by extension, beauty.* Deliver recipes for everything from nurturing soups and smoothies to natural DIY body scrubs and lotions.* Walk readers through its unique "mapping" program to create a beauty and self-care regime.Filled with inspirational images and a message that's sustainable for a lifetime, Slow Beauty will harness the power within every woman to physically, mentally, and spiritually nourish their bodies from the inside out.
By Rachel Landon
'This is the herbal guide book for modern life - with easy recipes, practical tips and pearls of wisdom - it's the perfect companion to help you use powerful herbs in a modern way.' Anabel Kindersley, co-founder of Neal's Yard RemediesTurmeric, matcha, bee pollen, ashwagandha, astragalus. Often called 'nature's miracles', superherbs, or adaptogens, help the body adapt to the stresses of life, whether emotional, environmental or immune related. We've all been informed about superfoods and the nutrients they pack, but superherbs do more than deliver vitamins and nutrition - they help to improve overall health to bring the body back to equilibrium.Featuring twenty of the most easy-to-source and use adaptogens, Superherbs will teach you the history of these ancient herbs, how each can help us in mind, body, beauty and spirit, and ten ways that we can incorporate them into our lives including recipes, teas, tonics, and DIY beauty regimes. Superherbs will help you find the best ways to de-stress, relieve anxiety, reduce inflammation and so much more, all in a healthy, natural way.
The Salt Fix
By James DiNicolantonio
'Dr DiNicolantonio takes us away from hype and hyperbole to a place of rationality as it relates to salt. This extensively researched text lets us finally erase the guilt all of us felt when catering to our desire for this important mineral.' David Perlmutter, MD, bestselling author of Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan A leading cardiovascular research scientist upends the low-salt myth, proving that salt may be one solution to - rather than a cause of - the chronic disease crisis.We've all heard the recommendation: no more than a teaspoon of salt a day for a healthy heart. But there's one big problem with this: the majority of us don't need to watch our salt. For most, salt protects against a host of aliments, including internal starvation, insulin resistance, diabetes and heart disease - not to mention, it tastes great. Dr DiNicolantonio reveals the eye-opening story, a never-been-told, century-spanning drama of competing egos and interests, of how salt became unfairly demonised. (The real culprit? Another white crystal - sugar).Sure to change the conversation about this historically treasured substance, The Salt Fix elegantly weaves research into a fascinating new understanding of salt's essential role in your health and what happens when you aren't getting enough.Dr DiNicolantonio shows how eating the right amount of this essential mineral will help you beat sugar cravings, achieve weight loss, improve athletic performance, increase fertility and thrive with a healthy heart. Finally, he offers a transformative six-step programme for re-calibrating your innate salt thermostat so that you can simply listen to your cravings to achieve your ideal salt intake.
The Stay Strong Mummy Fitness Plan
By Kimberley Welman, Victoria Reihana
Exhausted. Frazzled. Worn out. This is how Kimberley Welman felt after giving birth to three babies, including twins, within 19 months. Once a marathon runner, Kimberley could barely jog around the block without wanting to keel over, but she knew she had to do something. Her health and sanity were at stake.With no clear sense of where to begin, Kimberley tried CrossFit (expensive), classes at her gym (hard to get to), running (too hard on her recovering body). Months later, she finally found a training partner in fellow mother Victoria Reihana, and discovered the joys of clean eating and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). What began as one mother's mission to get her body back, has become a global movement and ever-expanding online community, full of women (with and without children) motivating one another to live healthier lives. Featuring recipes, exercise routines and inspirational advice, The Stay Strong Mummy Fitness Plan will fill the mother-shaped hole in the current fitness landscape.
The Sh!t No One Tells You About Baby #2
By Dawn Dais
The third book in Dawn Dais's popular Sh!t No One Tells You series covers all a parent needs to know once the reality of having two children settles in.Around the time your first baby turns a year old your brain will turn on you. The sleep deprivation and post-partum hormones you barely survived with your first baby fade from memory and will be replaced with idyllic images of your growing child. This is when your brain, having officially lost all regard for your well-being, begins to fantasize about a second baby. And for the first time since becoming a parent these thoughts don't make you break out in hives. Suddenly, you're dressing your first child in I'm Going to be a Big Sister!" t-shirts and catalogue-shopping for bunk beds.But then that familiar morning sickness kicks in. And your adorable 18-month-old transforms into a two-year-old terror. That's when those hives start to return. With Dawn Dais's trademark witty banter, The Sh!t No One Tells You About Baby #2 includes chapters such as You Have Officially Lost Control of the Situation," Siblings Aren't Nearly as Adorable as You Imagined," You'll Have a favourite," and Having Kids Looks a Lot Easier on TV."
S.E.X., second edition
By Heather Corinna
As a teen or emerging adult, dealing with all the changes going on in your life, body, and mind can be mighty overwhelming. When it comes to sex, everyone seems to have strong feelings and opinions about who you should be and what you should (shouldn't) do. How do you decide who to listen to? Heather Corinna and Scarleteen have provided sex education and information to millions of young people, parents, and mentors since 1998 S.E.X tackles all the big topics:Self-image and how to find and claim your own sexual selfHow to best protect and support your sexual and emotional healthSorting out gender and sexual identities, even when they're complicated and confusingThe latest on contraceptive methods and other reproductive choices, sexually transmitted infections, and safer sexFinding, creating, and managing healthy and happy relationshipsHow to set and respect limits and boundaries, and rock consentIdentifying, preventing, or healing from abuse or assault...and much more.Whatever your gender or sexual identity, whether you've already been actively exploring your sexuality or are only just getting curious, S.E.X clearly spells out what you need and want to know,no shame, no judgement, just comprehensive and accurate info in a clear, straightforward language.
Snowball in a Blizzard
By Steven Hatch
There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard. A bit of medical gallows humour, this simile illustrates the difficulties of finding signals (the snowball) against a background of noise (the blizzard). Doctors are faced with similar difficulties every day when sifting through piles of data from blood tests to X-rays to endless lists of patient symptoms.Diagnoses are often just educated guesses, and prognoses less certain still. There is a significant amount of uncertainty in the daily practice of medicine, resulting in confusion and potentially deadly complications. Dr. Steven Hatch argues that instead of ignoring this uncertainty, we should embrace it. By digging deeply into a number of rancorous controversies, from breast cancer screening to blood pressure management, Hatch shows us how medicine can fail,sometimes spectacularly,when patients and doctors alike place too much faith in modern medical technology. The key to good health might lie in the ability to recognize the hype created by so many medical reports, sense when to push a physician for more testing, or resist a physician's enthusiasm when unnecessary tests or treatments are being offered.Both humbling and empowering, Snowball in a Blizzard lays bare the inescapable murkiness that permeates the theory and practice of modern medicine. Essential reading for physicians and patients alike, this book shows how, by recognizing rather than denying that uncertainty, we can all make better health decisions.
Snap Strategies for Couples
By Lana Staheli, Pepper Schwartz
Snap Strategies for Couples: 40 Fast Fixes for Everyday Relationship Pitfalls is full of quick solutions to every relationship's most common problems. Dr. Lana Staheli and Dr. Pepper Schwartz offer 40 practical, immediate fixes (or snaps") that partners can use to end the fighting, leave the baggage behind, and move their relationship forward. Snap Strategies for Couples is based on an alternative approach to prevailing advice that every issue has to be talked about at length, and that partners need to understand each other's every motivation and thought process. Instead, these tips get right to the daily difficulties that cause the fights, addressing unhelpful behaviours and giving solutions to move past them. These clear and sensible strategies offer couples an alternative to lengthy, expensive, emotionally charged therapy sessions, which can sometimes cause as many issues as they're meant to solve.Dr. Staheli and Dr. Schwartz cover all manner of problems, from everyday bickering to serious differences of opinion, giving readers guidance throughout the course of a relationship. Helpful for both longtime couples who have hit relationship snags and for newly committed partners looking to build healthy habits, Snap Strategies has positive, useful fixes that everyone can use.
Smart People Don't Diet
By Charlotte Markey
Being on a diet is a miserable experience for most people, and it rarely leads to the desired goal of shedding fat. In fact, studies show that dieters often gain weight rather than lose it because most diets' intensity, restrictions, and short duration are ill-equipped to produce long-term effects. In Smart People Don't Diet , Dr. Charlotte N. Markey offers a refreshingly different approach to weight management.Based on more than 100 years of research by scientists, doctors, nutritionists, and psychologists, Dr. Markey's plan addresses the underlying causes of weight gain and offers proven strategies for healthful, lasting weight management, including advice on how to eat well, lose weight, and keep it off. The gimmicks don't work, but Dr. Markey's reasonable, accessible advice will help you get,and stay,healthy.
Screwing the Rules
By Laurel House
Dating isn't about games it's about strategy. What's the difference? Games are for fun and manipulation. Strategy is about dating smart and on-purpose. Screwing the Rules will challenge you to examine your expectations, hopes and dreams, dating strategy, relationship goals,and yourself,so that you can find the" one, as opposed to just another some" one. Screwing the Rules will take you full circle, from working on yourself and figuring out what you need in a guy, to how to find him, get him, and keep him (or cut him loose and get over him if you need to). Get ready to become your best, most confident, powerfully feminine self through no-games insight, tools, and actionable advice that will finally put you on the right path to find your ideal match.
The Sugar Detox
By Brooke Alpert, Patricia Farris
Lick your sugar habit for goodFrom spoonfuls in our coffee to corn syrup in packaged foods and even natural sources like fruit, sugar is a huge part of our diet, and we're consuming more of it every year. This damaging habit not only makes us sick, overweight, and listless, it also ages us well beyond our years.Now, in The Sugar Detox , acclaimed nutritionist Brooke Alpert and skincare guru Patricia Farris have combined their expertise to offer an easy plan to slim your waistline, restore your energy, and rejuvenate your skin. The Sugar Detox will put you on the path to feeling,and looking,your absolute best, with:- A proven three-day jumpstart plan to break your sugar addiction- A four-week meal plan incorporating healthy sugars- Shopping lists and satiating recipes- Strategies for combating cravings and dining out- Lists of key health-supporting superfoods- Tips on surprising places where sugar lurks"A great resource for anyone trying to cut down on their sugar consumption...offers great insight on the'surprise'sugar content of many of our favourite foods.", Portland Book Review "Packs in fascinating research on the significant chemical impact of sugar on your skin, along with other systems of your body.", Organic Spa
Su Embarazo Semana a Semana
By Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
La guia medica del embarazo mas completa, actualizada y confiable, completamente revisada y puesta al dia! Su embarazo semana a semana es la guia sobre el embarazo mas completa a su disposicion. Los medicos la recomendan, las parejas que esperan un bebe confian en ella, y usted y su pareja la encontraran indispensable. Con este formato de semana a semana, usted podra seguir los cambios de su bebe y comparar los detalles de su embarazo segun el mismo calendario semanal que emplea sy medico. Autorizada y facil de usar a la vez, esa edicion recientemente corregida- la primera en ocho an~os- cubre la informacion mas reciente, desde las tendencias y recomendaciones de seguridad hasta las inquietudes medicas, asi como tambien: Description detallada del desarrollo del bebe cada semana La mas reciente informacion sobre examenes y procedimientos medicos Consejos sobre nutricion, su salus y como lo que usted hace afecta el desarrollo de su bebe Ejercicios semanales seguros para ayudarla a mantenerse en forma En esta version actualizada se incluyen muchos temas nuevos, tales como el tratamiento sin medicamentos para diversos malestares del embarazo, las vacaciones antes del nacimiento del bebe, la preparacion del cuarto del bebe, consideraciones ecologicas durante el embarazo, las pautas mas recientes sobre el aumento de peso, datos sobre los bancos de sangre de cordon umbilical y mucho mas.... Since its publication nearly twenty-five years ago, Your Pregnancy Week by Week has sold millions of copies and become the go-to guide for expectant parents. Now, the fully revised and expanded seventh edition is available in Spanish. In Su Embarazo Semana a Semana parents-to-be will find the latest information to prepare for their baby's birth,including more than fifty new or updated topics,addressing today's most pressing questions and concerns. Compassionate, reassuring, and medically grounded, this guide provides everything expectant parents need to ensure a healthy, happy pregnancy, including descriptions of the fetus's development each week, up-to-date information about medical tests and procedures, healthy weight guidelines, safe weekly exercises for expectant moms, and helpful hints for the father-to-be.
By Ed Young, Lisa Young
The predominant message in our culture is that it's okay to have sex whenever, wherever, and however we want. Sex has become just sex. But while society has taken sex too far, the church hasn't taken it far enough.God wants couples to make love in marriage-with passion, with purpose, and with pleasure. Marriages aren't experiencing all the benefits that come from a healthy sex life. Couples are facing a barrage of influences that keep them from connecting with each other regularly-the kids, the career, the house, the errands, etc.SEXPERIMENT shows people that sex in marriage is more than just sex, and it's more than a chore. The Young's believes it's time to get back to understanding the context of sex in marriage and that it's time for couples to bust through the barriers that are in the way of a healthy sexual relationship. Couples ought to experience the benefits of having sex regularly, intentionally, and creatively. SEXPERIMENT will allow couples to discover that the intersection of God and sex can lead to a life punctuated by exclamation marks!
By Kerry Cohen
Seeing Ezra is the soulful, beautifully written memoir of a mother's fierce love for her autistic son, and a poignant examination of what it means to be normal." When Kerry Cohen's son Ezra turns one, a babysitter suggests he may be different," setting her family on a path in which autism dominates their world. As he becomes a toddler and they navigate the often rigid and prescriptive world of therapy, Cohen is unsettled by the evaluations they undergo: At home, Ezra is playfully expressive, sharing profound, touching moments of connection and intimacy with his mother and other family members, but in therapy he is pathologized, prodded to behave in ways that undermine his unique expression of autism. It soon becomes clear that more is at stake than just Ezra's well-being Cohen and her marriage are suffering as well. Ezra's differentness, and the strain of pursuing varied therapies, takes a toll on the family,Cohen's husband grows depressed and she pursues an affair,all as she tries to help others recognize and embrace Ezra's uniqueness rather than force him to behave outside his comfort level. It isn't until they abandon the expected, prescriptive notions about love, marriage, and individuality that they are able to come back together as two parents who fiercely love their little boy.Powerful and eye-opening, Seeing Ezra is an inspirational chronicle of a mother's struggle to protect her son from a system that seeks to compartmentalize and fix" him, and of her journey toward accepting and valuing him for who he is,just as he is.
The Science of Skinny
By Dee McCaffrey
With scientific research, her own chemistry background, and the traditional diets of our not-so-distant ancestors as her guide, Dee McCaffrey casts new light on an age-old wisdom: Eating foods in their closest-to-natural form is the true path to sustained weight loss and, in fact, the remedy for almost any health problem. We are so far removed from foods in their natural state that we now call them"health foods,&rdquo a sad admission that we've compromised our health for the sake of convenience. The Science of Skinny aims to create a space for change- to educate and enlighten readers on the value of proper nutrition so that they can find a healthier and more life-affirming relationship with their bodies and the food they eat. Offering serial dieters a healthy and lifelong way to shed pounds- and keep them off- The Science of Skinny includes: kick-start plans guidelines for family- and kid-friendly meals quick and delicious menus and more than 50 recipes shopping lists and eating-on-the-go tips easy fitness routines and more.
A Second Opinion
By Arnold Relman
Dr. Arnold Relman, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Medical School and former editor-in-chief of The New England Journal of Medicine brings together sixty years of experience in medicine in a book that holds the keys to a new structure for healthcare based on voluntary private contracts between individuals and not-for-profit, multi-specialty groups of physicians. Timely, provocative, and newly updated, A Second Opinion is a clarion call to action. If we heed Dr. Relman's plan, Americans could at last achieve a lasting, sensible solution to national healthcare.
The Sleep Lady®’s Good Night, Sleep Tight
By Joanne Kenen, Kim West
Kim West, LCSW-C, known to her clients as The Sleep Lady®, has developed an alternative and effective approach to helping children learn to gently put themselves to sleep without letting them"cry it out&rdquo- an option that is not comfortable for many parents. Essential reading for any tired parent, or any expectant parent who wants to avoid the pitfalls of sleeplessness, Good Night, Sleep Tight offers a practical, easy-to-follow remedy that will work for all families in need of nights of peaceful slumber! New material and updates include: ? New research on pacifiers and SIDS, the impact of sleep deprivation on postpartum depression ? Additional guidance on feeding your baby and toddler and how feeding relates to sleep ? What you can do to improve your baby's sleep habits before 6 months ? New information on breastfeeding ? Preparing a sibling for the birth of a baby ? Creating a secure attachment with your baby while instiling healthy sleep habits for the family ? How to read your baby's cries
Skinny Bastard (PLC Edition)
By Kim Barnouin, Rory Freedman
Super Fit Mama
By Tracey Mallett
If you're concerned about the best way to keep your body and baby healthy during pregnancy- or how you'll ever lose the excess weight afterward- you're not alone. Fitness expert Tracey Mallett faced those same challenges when she gained 55 pounds that didn't melt right off after her daughter's birth. But gone were the days where she had endless hours and energy to exercise. So she created workouts that take only a few minutes a day- after all, busy moms are short on time! Super Fit Mama shares Tracey's secrets for safely getting in shape and back to your pre-baby weight. Her medically-sound program features a blend of strength training, Pilates, yoga, and cardio. Inside you'll find: ? Expert advice on staying fit and eating right during each pregnancy trimester ? Fun, fast, and safe exercises for the first weeks and months postpartum ? Easy-to-follow meal plans and delicious recipes ? Tips for strengthening your pelvic floor, easing back pain, and losing belly fat Stay inspired along the way with Team Mallett, real moms who have successfully used Tracey's plan. Whether you start the program during pregnancy or after baby, Super Fit Mama will help you get your confidence back- along with a body that's even better than before!
By Kim Barnouin, Rory Freedman
What's good for the bitch is good for the bastard. Hundreds of thousands of women have been inspired to use their head" and get real about the food they eat after reading the best-selling manifesto Skinny Bitch . But it turns out some men have been reading over their girlfriends'shoulders. Professional athletes such as Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder and the Dallas Mavericks' Jerry Stackhouse have adopted a whole new eating plan because of the book. Now authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin think it's time for the guys to have a book of their own. In Skinny Bastard , they'll explain why the macho meat and potatoes" diet is total crap, why having a gut is un-cool (and a turn-off), and how to get buff on the right foods. Eating well shouldn't be a girlie" thing,and the Bitches will whip any man into shape with their straight-talk, sound guidance, and locker room language.