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Health, Diet & Parenting
by Mary Jane WilkieCast as a memoir, this book offers Ms. Wilkie's experiences as a music educator, sharing insights into the music-learning process. It describes the many benefits of music-making and performing, and will encourage parents to reconsider the family's engagement with music. It is not "prescriptive," i.e., does not present a problem + solution, but rather the goal is to help parents understand the music-learning process, enabling them to make the best decisions on their own.
by Lilly Cadoch
"Busy Mom's Cheat Sheet: Raising Happy Healthy Kids" is a book for moms and all caregivers who are always on-the-go between work, school, extracurricular activities and are having challenges leading a healthy family lifestyle. They have the desire to feed their kids healthy food but don’t know where to begin. This book shares the tools to teach kids how to have a healthy body and a healthy mind. From healthy eating, exercise, and sleep to gratitude, positive thinking and medi... more
by O.Bey MD
Are You Ready for a Healthy Stress-Free Way to Lose Weight?
Common sense oriented, EAT One/Half make WEIGHT LOSS easy places an emphasis on making good food choices. It introduces lifelong practices, not fad diets or unhealthy regimens. There is also support, encouraging you to take control of weight loss. Whatever weight challenge you face, the EAT One/Half™ plan is a means of building a healthy eating lifestyle. The plan helps you:
v Be more a... more
by Sara J. Weis
by Marianne C. McDonough
8 Steps to Getting Real with Cancer is a practical, compassionate step-by-step guide that addresses the critical first weeks of diagnosis and treatment when patients feel powerless and suddenly have to navigate an avalanche of information, decisions, and soul-searing questions. The book is divided into 8 Steps that coincide with those questions, such as:
What do I believe about cancer and myself as a cancer patient?
How shall I interact with others?
How do I work wit... more
by Miranda GargaszPlus Size Mama begins like any good story, with the author being up-front about what her weight loss goals are and admitting that she isn't thin or healthy at the outset. With keen insight and humor, Miranda Gargasz shares anectdotes about what stood in the way of attaining her goals, including polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), the medical profession, the sometimes cruel attitudes of others, finances, and her own attitude about herself. Through shared research and discoveries, Gargasz offers c... more
Your Holistically Hot Transformation: Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle Free of Dieting, Confusion and Self-Judgmentby Marissa VicarioAre you tired of fad diets and all-juice cleanses? Confused about all the conflicting nutrition information available? Over feeling guilty for your nutrition slip-ups? Finally learn to trust yourself to make slimming, nutritious and energizing choices without dieting, confusion and self-judgment! Award-winning Health Coach and Women's Lifestyle Expert, Marissa Vicario, wasn't always as healthy and happy as she is today. There was a time when her diet had more macaroni and cheese and G&T's t... more
by Stephanie Jack, Ph.D.If you?re a busy health care professional, a grab-and-go food choice might seem practical, but it can have devastating consequences. But many health care professionals make that exact choice?and it?s easy to see why. They must stay energized while seeing patients every ten minutes, conducting surgical procedures, and seeing to administrative tasks?all while keeping up with scholarly journals. Stephanie Jack, Ph.D., explores the implications of quick eating decisions, zeroing in on how whit... more
by Karen Van de Water
by Randall HicksStep parenting involves special parenting challenges and skills. This book eliminates the fluff and gives you just the nuggets in 50 one-and-two page "chapters," each with an accompanying photograph, concisely addressing a particular issue. This is practical advice that both the stepparent and existing parent can instantly put to use.
by janet makerWhen Dr. Janet Maker was diagnosed in 2011, she, like most people, knew almost nothing about breast cancer. What she did know is that she didn’t feel safe simply following her doctors’ advice. She needed to understand for herself all her treatment options, the statistical outcomes for each option, and all the potential side effects, so she could make informed decisions. The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer is the story of her journey and the things she learned along the way. It is the bo... more
by Cheryl L. IlovIn "Forever Fit and Flexible" you will discover a new sense of energy and vitality as you move into your fifties, sixties, seventies and beyond. Cheryl Ilov's program provides the building blocks to better posture, core strength, flexibility, balance, and functional strength. As you develop a solid physical foundation, you will also: -eliminate chronic pain -improve injury-related mobility issues -experience increased energy -develop mindful awareness and a positive mindset -....and much mo... more
by Laurence Dea DionneNUANCES is a 3-part graphic novel about well-being. Each part will be 32 full-color, high-quality pages printed in an 10 x 7 inch horizontal format. It was written, illustrated, and edited by Laurence Dea Dionne, a Montreal-based art teacher turned artist. -Cyclone is the first story, and it relates to emotional well-being. In it, Dawn, the main character, is followed by a cloud which morphs and interacts with her and her environment, causing trouble. -Is & Des, the second story, is a... more
by Nikki B. WilliamsIf you are one of the millions struggling with stress or anxiety who have tried everything and don’t know where to turn—I have good news for you. The answer is right in this little book. Until now, you’ve probably been listening to all the stress relief experts out there who are telling you there is one “right” way to manage stress. And then you try their suggestions without taking yourself into consideration. After all, it worked for all the customers in their testimonials, right? Sure. It ... more
by Svetlana Kogan, M.D.
Are you a slave of diets that don’t work? This is not you next diet book! In fact, this book defies all the existing diets. The reader is introduced to amazing tools within us. As if by the power of magic, these tools turn complex things into simple and make the impossible possible. You are invited to have fun on this journey, surrounded by the cartoon characters. This book’s approach to weight loss is about you—a holistic plan that focuses on you as an individual.... more
by Jill Kelly, PhD