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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lisa Bedford
Publisher: HarperOne; Original edition (2012, Apr 10th).
Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe and Secure—No Matter What Undaunted by the prospect of TEOTWAWKI (The End of the World as We Know It), Lisa Bedford tackles every what-if and worst-case scenario head-on, offering practical advice on how to prepare your family for whatever might come your way. From a few days without electricity to an unexpected job loss or total chaos after the destruction of a tornado, Survival Mom provides everything you need to become self-reliant and establish plans for your family, including: preparing the home for a natural disaster alternative sources of energy in a power's-out situation everything you need to know about food storage personal protection (do I really need to learn how to shoot a gun?) Deep inside every mom is a Survival Mom whose passion for her family drives her to make the best of the present and prepare for the future. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Deepak Chopra
Publisher: Harmony (2012, Apr 3rd).
Life is full of challenges, both big and small. Spirituality is here to offer solutions. Over the course of his career as physician, teacher, and bestselling author, Deepak Chopra has received thousands of questions from people facing every kind of challenge. They have asked how to lead more fulfilling lives, how to overcome relationship problems and personal obstacles. What’s the best way to deal with a passive-aggressive friend? Can a stagnant career be jump-started? In a world full of distractions and stress, how does one find time for meditation? Hidden among all of these questions are answers waiting to be uncovered. In this groundbreaking book, Chopra shows you how to expand your awareness, which is the key to the confusion and conflict we all face. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust SurvivorAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Caroline Stoessinger
Format: Deckle Edge]
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau (2012, Mar 20th).
An inspiring story of resilience and the power of optimism—the true story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest living Holocaust survivor. At 108 years old, the pianist Alice Herz-Sommer is an eyewitness to the entire last century and the first decade of this one. She has seen it all, surviving the Theresienstadt concentration camp, attending the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, and along the way coming into contact with some of the most fascinating historical figures of our time. As a child in Prague, she spent weekends and holidays in the company of Franz Kafka (whom she knew as “Uncle Franz”), and Gustav Mahler, Sigmund Freud, and Rainer Maria Rilke were friendly with her mother. When Alice moved to Israel after the war, Golda Meir attended her house concerts, as did Arthur Rubinstein, Leonard Bernstein, and Isaac Stern. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Everything Lucid Dreaming Book with CD: Use your dreams to solve problems, improve creativity, and understand yourself (Everything Series)Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Michael R. Hathaway DCH
Publisher: Adams Media; Pap/Com edition (2012, Jan 18th).
Is it possible to navigate your own world of dreams? A practice rooted in Tibetan Buddhism, lucid dreaming is the ability to control dreams by becoming an active participant without waking. By lucid dreaming, you can explore your inner self, improve your creativity, fulfill your fantasies, and gain deeper spiritual insight.This book shows you how to:Use breathing techniques to quiet your mindNavigate your dreams and interpret clues and symbolsRevisit nightmares to face fearsDevelop beneficial dream recall skillsGain confidence and solve nagging problemsMaster techniques like astral projection and out-of-body experiencesThe guide includes an audio CD of guided meditations to prepare and relax your mind before sleep, plus space for keeping a comprehensive sleep journal. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Everything Guide to Borderline Peronality Disorder: Professional, reassuring advice for coping with the disorder and breaking the destructive cycle (Everything Series)Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Constance M. Dolecki MS PhDc
Publisher: Adams Media (2011, Dec 15th).
Affecting more than five million people in the United States, borderline personality disorder, also called emotional regulation disorder, has become more common than Alzheimer's, and nearly that of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia combined. Marked by bouts of violence and anger coupled with desperate and fixated love, this disorder is just now being recognized as a true mental illness. The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder is the professional yet compassionate guide that readers need to explore and understand the tumultuous world of BPD, offering information on: Experiences, trauma, and heredity as causes of BPD Warning signs and red flags from an early age Monitoring and recognizing extreme symptoms Different treatment options and therapies Maintaining safety in a relationship that involves BPD Featuring the latest therapy information on mindfulness meditation and behavioral relaxation, The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder is the comprehensive resource for families, spouses, and friends dealing with this psychological epidemic. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Charles Duhigg
Publisher: Random House (2012, Mar 6th).
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe Wall Street Journal • Financial TimesA young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed. Marketers at Procter & Gamble study videos of people making their beds. They are desperately trying to figure out how to sell a new product called Febreze, on track to be one of the biggest flops in company history. Suddenly, one of them detects a nearly imperceptible pattern—and with a slight shift in advertising, Febreze goes on to earn a billion dollars a year. An untested CEO takes over one of the largest companies in America. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability