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by Sara SadikThe Extraordinary Pause is a keepsake testament of the pandemic of 2020-2021 and a tribute to the simple and remarkable efforts people made in the face of the unexpected and unknown. Whether reflecting on what was lost or gained, this book is a wonderful tool for discussing the physical, mental, and emotional impact of this extraordinary event. The text is complimented with thoughtful and poignant illustrations with a minimal color palette and plenty to explore for the young audiences, as well a... more
by Mark TulliusAn author with a reckless past set his fiction aside to tackle a critical mission: Help those around him struggling with head trauma and chart a way forward. But a fateful visit to the doctor upended his entire world... Former fighter and Ivy League football player Mark Tullius wanted to support his friends with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). But when presented with a scan of his own grey matter, his life changed forever. After years of lying to hi... more
by Patricia GogayAlmost every country in the so-called developed world is facing the paradox of ageing. Thanks to science, more effective medication and higher living standards, more and more of us are exceeding the “three score years and ten” theoretical limits of the past despite the physical and mental impairments that develop with ageing. For those who are spared dementia or chronic pain, a long life is reason to celebrate. We will have a party when we are 80, an even bigger one if we reach 90 and if we hit ... more
by ZuZu IsmailBook 1 "Understanding Coronavirus with your Teacher" beginning on the last day of school before the "extended" school spring break right before the national shutdown due to the pandemic goes into effect. Young Jabore and bestfriend Ahmed take a learning journey in book 1 on how to remain safe during the pandemic. They learn how long to wash their hands, how many feet social distancing is with examples for teachers and students and what emotional effects being away from family and friends they m... more
by steve fredmanThe Tin Woodsman, Dick Cheney was given a new heart and the scarecrow, Joe Biden, was allowed to keep his brain. (He had an aneurysm that bled). But we don’t live in Oz and there is no wizard. The book starts in the late 1700s when only a few eccentrics believed the world was full of invisible creatures that made us sick. It tells the stories of two centuries of research, disease, and care (including HIV, transplantation and CRISPR) and it ends when John Cain turning down his thumb and allow... more
by Jo Pronger FaulknerAuthor Jo Pronger Faulkner was diagnosed with four autoimmune conditions in seven years. Thinking she and her partner, Mike, were going to Nicaragua simply for a long-term get-away, they stumbled upon a new way of living that sparked her interest in the power of plants. Jo's mission became to learn all she could about autoimmune illness, the lifestyle components that contribute to it, and how making different decisions can change everything. The Autoimmune Warrior’s Healing Key is a bala... more
by Despina MavridouThis book is about communication between parents and kids during the divorce period. Irene, the protagonist of the story, offers insight that can help children and divorcing parents work together so the children can experience comfort and healing through this emotional time of their lives. The list of 11 things that Irene asks from mum and dad is the message that all parents should keep in their hearts as they proceed in their separation.
The Smooth River: Finding Inspiration and Exquisite Beauty during Terminal Illness. Lessons from the Front Lineby Richard S. Cohen
The Smooth River is the remarkable story of how a well-known public relations expert and her husband met her stage 4 pancreatic cancer head-on. With vigor and strength, they deployed all they and medicine had to offer. But, in contrast to narrow conventional approaches, the couple developed a far more expansive view of what strength means in response to a crisis for which there are no medical cures. They called this the Smooth River.
This clear-eyed transcendent perspective wa... more
by Jessica DuemigWARRIOR provides a raw, real, uncensored look into the battle against Triple Negative, Metaplastic Breast Cancer. WARRIOR explores the ups & downs of 9 challenging months of a single, career-driven, pre-kid, badass woman. It explores the hard times, the weird stuff, real life, and the “What the fuck do I do now?”
by Chuck RoseCustomize Yourself is an anti-diet, pro-fun approach to control weight, improve nutrition and get fit. It is the post-pandemic, common sense solution that explains how to be leaner, healthier, happier and more vital. It’s based on a simple plan of reducing foods that cause more harm than good, and finding healthy, better alternatives. Some comparative titles are Anti-Diet, The Pegan Diet, The Obesity Code and How Not to Die.
by Barbara M. SchuckMy husband and I have journeyed down Jared’s path, too, and saw more miracles happening to us and Jared. This path follows Jared from eighteen years old to twenty-one years old—a milestone made beyond doctors’ expectations and a life lived against all odds. Jared and I taught a lot of people along his path. People are not all the same and situations are not all the same. Everyone is an individual and have their own unique path. Medical treatments need to be made for the best quality of life for ... more
by Barbara M. SchuckYou begin the parent role as soon as you find out you are pregnant. The care you have for yourself also is caring for the child within. I believe a womans intuition is very powerful. If you have a strong feeling about something, you should listen no matter what others think. You know yourself better than anyone else. Follow your inner feelings.
by Scarlett SouthAutistic or Toxic? is a true story about a mom and her quirky, but hilarious, son, as they traveled down that mysterious road towards autism recovery, and the devastating lows and triumphant highs they met along the way.
by Jackie NgIf I could rise from something as scary as brain tumor. I think everybody has the ability to rise from whatever circumstances, however difficult it might seem. Particularly during this Pandemic. Human being possesses survival instinct.
by Nadine TaylorEasy, enjoyable guide to green tea’s wealth of health benefits, plus its history, tea ceremonies, how to make perfect tea, and some yummy tea recipes!
by Tracey MarksBipolar disorder is complex and can be easily mistaken for other mental health illnesses. The aim of this book is to help you understand the basics of how bipolar disorder affects you and shed light on the subtle details that distinguish bipolar disorder from other illnesses. It will also equip you with the latest science-based information on medication and non-medication treatment approaches. This book also covers aspects of living with the illness that aren't often discussed openly.If you suff... more