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Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection
Sarno, John E.
Dr. John E. Sarno, author of the revolutionary book Mind Over Back Pain, is a medical pioneer whose program has helped thousands of patients overcome their back conditions-without drugs or dangerous surgery. Now, using his latest research into TMS (Tension Myositis syndrome), Dr. Sarno goes one step further: after identifying stress and other psychological factors in back pain, he demonstrates how many of his patients have then gone on to heal themselves without exercise or other physical therapy. SC, 193 pages.
Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times
Phillips, Donald T.
The American Civil War was arguably one of the most chaotic periods in history. Yet through it all, Abraham Lincoln managed to keep the Union together and victorious. Here in this fascinating and invaluable book, Donald T. Phillips reveals the strategies and tactics Lincoln employed, and offers ways that the executives of the 90s can use those same strategies to make their businesses successful in these tough economic times."As we face challenging times of our own, Lincoln's astonishing achievements in crisis deserve our careful study. This expert, detailed record of his leadership qualities not only illuminates the past, it might also help light the way to the future". -- Mario Cuomo, former Governor of New York and coauthor of Lincoln on Democracy"Given the urgent leadership crisis we are facing now, "Lincoln on Leadership" has arrived just in time. This book is as powerful and visionary as Lincoln himself". -- James Patterson, chairman, J. Walter Thompson/North America and bestselling author of Jack & Jill and Hide & SeekA unique guide merging history and business, showing how the time-tested strategies that Abraham Lincoln used in keeping the Union intact can be used today by executives who need to keep their organizations on the path to success.
The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain
Sarno, John E.
According to Dr. Sarno, most pain is a psychogenic expression of unconscious rage - the brain's way of distracting you from repressed feelings. By changing the treatment focus from the body to the mind, he persuasively argues that pain can be abolished simply by understanding its purpose. Informative and diagnostic, "The Mindbody Prescription" reveals how emotions stimulate the brain to produce physical symptoms, describes these emotionally induced ailments, and offers a therapeutic program, including: Thinking psychologically; Talking to the brain; Addressing pressures and rages; Developing periods of reflection; and more.
The Tenth Insight: Holding the Vision (Celestine Prophecy)
This exciting sequel to The Celestine Prophecy transports you through portals into other dimensions . . . to memories of other centuries . . . to the moment before our conception . . . to the passage of death and the life review we must all face . . . and to the love-filled Afterlife. As you grasp the Tenth Insight, your understanding will expand to include a sense of the special mission that we all share. And you will begin to answer, as never before, the unspoken questions in every human heart: Why are we here? What are we to do? Where are we going?
Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It
In today's competitive business world, bragging is a necessity - not a choice! Remaining quiet about yourself, or worse, downplaying your successes leads to being underappreciated, or even allowing others to take credit for your achievements. When done with grace and style, bragging promotes your best asset - you! Now a top business coach teaches you to artfully communicate your talents and accomplishments without feeling or sounding like a walking billboard. You'll gain the motivation and skills that lead to gem assignments, raises, promotions, and stronger professional relationships. And you'll enjoy tooting your own horn in a way that is sincere, feels comfortable, and doesn't turn off those you're trying to impress. Filled with self-promotion dilemmas and solutions for both your professional and personal life, and written for everyone from telecommuters to those who are between jobs, Brag! shows you how to put your best foot forward - while keeping it out of your mouth!
The Synonym Finder
More than 1,000,000 synonyms. Simple alphabetical arrangement - no separate index necessary. Separate subdivisions for the different parts of speech and different meanings of the same word. Expanded to include thousands of new words and expressions that have entered the language in recent years. Includes clearly labeled slang and informal words and expressions, as well as rare, archaic, scientific, and other specialized terms. Minimum cross-references.
Leading With the Heart: Coach K's Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life
In his more than twenty years coaching the Blue Devils, Coach Mike Krzyzewski has made his program the most admired in the nation, with back-to-back national championships in '91 and '92 and eight Final Four appearances since 1986. Now, in Leading with the Heart, Coach K talks about leadership - how you earn it, how you practice it, and how you use it to move your organization to the top. From the importance of trust, communication, and pride, to the commitment a leader must make to his team, this inspiring book is a must-read for anyone who loves college basketball - or simply wants to win in any competitive environment today.
Good Owners, Great Dogs
The only American to study and work with the renowned Barbara Woodhouse, Brian Kilcommons solves all those "bad dog" problems that drive owners crazy - and shows how to raise a puppy into a happy, perfectly behaved dog. The trick is to understand how dogs think, read their body language, and communicate with patience, praise, and clarity.
Bless Me, Ultima
Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her guidance, Tony will test the bonds that tie him to his culture, and he will find himself in the secrets of the past. A masterpiece of Chicano literature, this is the emotional, coming-of-age story of a boy facing the conflicts in his life among his Mexican and American heritage, his Catholic religion, and his identity.
JoLayne Lucks lives in a town infamous for its suspicious miracles, but she's still elated when her lottery numbers finally pay off big - $28 million, to be exact. And she has great plans for her fortune: to save a rare piece of Florida paradise from the bulldozers. Only one problem: There's another winning Lotto ticket, and the people who've got it just never learned how to share. When the two militia wannabes swipe JoLayne's ticket, she enlists an off-the-rails newspaperman to help her track down the trigger-happy creeps and their bewildered hostage, a Hooters waitress. Getting rich quick is never easy. . . .
Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey
Her revolutionary studies of Tanzania's chimpanzees forever altered our definition of "humanity". Now Dr. Jane Goodall, preeminent scientist, conservationist, and animal rights activist, explores her deepest beliefs in a heartfelt memoir that takes her from the London blitz to Louis Leakey's famous excavations in Africa and then into the Gombe jungle. Here, exploring the challenges of both science and the soul, she offers an optimistic message that is heartfelt, thought-provoking, and profoundly inspiring.
Two honeymooners wake up early, make love twice, and brace themselves for a spectacle they won't be watching from the sidelines. A seductive con artist stumbles into a scam that promises more cool cash than the lottery. A shot-gun toting mobile home salesman is about to close a deal with disaster, while tourists by the thousands bail from the Florida Keys. They are now entering the hurricane zone, where hell and hilarity rule. And in the hands of the masterful, merciless Carl Hiaasen, everyone is in for some stormy weather!
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
King, Martin Luther Jr.
Throughout the 1950s and 60s, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led the Civil Rights movement, inspiring generations of Americans and transforming the future of the United States. In his speeches, Dr. King expressed his hope that one day all people, regardless of race or nationality, would be accepted. His belief that nonviolent protest is the key to democracy and his assertion that all humans are created equal are as timeless and powerful today as they were 30 years ago. This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream," his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam," a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.
First You Have to Row a Little Boat: Reflections on Life & Living
When he was a boy, Richard Bode was taken under the wing of a legendary sailor. As he applied the simple lessons of sailing, he was unaware that their universal nature would serve him well in years to come. In this wondrous and inspirational volume, a young man discovers that he and his rowboat have become one and the same: that as he sails the seas so must he sail the sea of his own life. Thus the young man learns that to fathom the elements is to achieve mastery over oneself. With generosity and wisdom, the older man passes the cherished memories of his sailing youth to his own children-and to you-in first you have to row a little boat.
Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World
Neeld, Elizabeth Harper
Recovering from loss takes more than time. It takes choices. Even during the darkest times there are decisions you can make and paths you can choose that lead to wholeness and hope. In this compassionate, caring guide Elizabeth Harper Neeld tells of her own poignant loss, the death of her young husband, along with the real-life experiences of over sixty other women and men. Together with the latest statistical findings on grief and recovery, their stories will help you to answer such questions as "How can I live through this pain?" "Why can't I get over my loss?" "Will I ever be happy again?"
Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership: Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times
Phillips, Donald T
Donald T. Phillips has created a detailed and absorbing chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership during the most tumultuous period in America's recent past. Under King's guidance, the unfathomable goal of abolishing federal and state-sanctioned segregation and discrimination was accomplished in only a few short years. From public speaking to peaceful persuasion, from imaginative solutions in changing times to the power of hope, optimism, nonviolence, and the need for a great dream, this valuable study is a comprehensive tool for taking courageous action under even the most difficult of circumstances.
Working with You Is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work
If you find yourself frustrated with a colleague whose incompetence is driving you crazy, a boss who gets angry when you're not a mind reader, or an employee who challenges your authority, chances are you're caught in an emotional trap at your job. The solution is simple: Take control of your own response. In this pragmatic, insightful guide, psychotherapist Katherine Crowley and business consultant Kathi Elster teach you how to eliminate your workplace woes step by easy step. Through quizzes, case examples, and field-tested strategies, you'll learn how to handle any bad work relationship.
The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport
- THE CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANE was published in Warner hardcover in 4/02 and received strong reviews from the "Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and "Publishers Weekly, among others.- Golabek's heartwrenching tale will appeal to readers interested in inspirational stories and in the personal experiences of those who survived WWII. Interest in the Kindertransport is high, with the Oscar win for "Into the Arms of Strangers for Best Documentary.- A Grammy-nominated concert pianist, Golabek is also renowned for her syndicated musical radio show, "The Romantic Hours, which is heard on over 100 classical stations nationwide. She has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony, and the Tokyo Philharmonic. Lee Cohen is a journalist, screenwriter, and poet who lives in Los Angeles, California.
Jack: Straight from the Gut
In his 20-year career at the helm of General Electric, Jack Welch defied conventional wisdom and turned an aging behemoth of a corporation into a lean, mean engine of growth and corporate innovation. In this remarkable autobiography - a classic business book and runaway New York Times bestseller now updated with a new afterword - Jack Welch takes us on the rough-and-tumble ride that has been his remarkable life.
Rivethead: Tales From the Assembly Line
A former "shoprat" in a Michigan auto plant offers a gritty account of life in the world of manufacturing, on and off the assembly line.
Woman In The Mists
Deep in the volcano country of central Africa live some of the rarest, most intriguing animals on earth -- the mountain gorillas. Here, in the mist-shrouded forests, Dian Fossey courageously dedicated her life to studying them. Here she patiently waited until the luminous-eyed gorillas accepted her presence, hugged her, and loved her...while she fought for their survival against poachers, callous researchers, zoo collectors, and local bureaucrats. And here, surrounded by these enemies, she died, mysteriously and brutally murdered.Now, one of the world's most respected naturalist writers draws for the first time ever on Dian Fossey's personal writings to reveal the true story of a magnificent obsession...one woman's enormous empathy for a highly intelligent, desperately endangered animal -- and how it ruled her life, her work, and her heart.
Ten Things I Wish I'd Known--Before I Went Out into the Real World
Whether meeting the demands of broadcast journalism or balancing the needs of her family, Maria Shriver has conducted her life with wit and impeccable style. Now, she shares with readers her personal Top Ten list of things she wished someone had told her before she embarked on her career and life. This book is expanded from her highly praised Holy Cross College commencement address where she talked about the importance of following one's passion...the strength that comes from failure...and the compromises that are inevitable in marriage and parenthood. Shriver's frank honesty, self-deprecating sense of humor, and wry reminiscences will inspire men and women of all ages. Gutsy, fresh, and memorable, Ten Things is sure to help guide all readers in their own quest for fulfillment.
Now reissued--one of the most beloved novels by the "New York Times" bestselling author in which dedicated, if somewhat demented, environmentalists battle sleazy real estate developers in the Florida Keys.
Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend
Waller, Robert James
The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic. This is a bittersweet story about two good people who discover that true love, when it comes, is rarely fair, or right - or without pain.
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