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by H.E. RybolAre you studying, moving or traveling abroad? Imagine you just got off the plane, train or boat and you’re feeling overwhelmed because everything is new! It doesn’t matter how much you prepare, actually being there creates an information overload. So what can you do to ease that transition? How do you digest everything you have to take in? This how-to guide will help you deal with the challenges of cultural transitions. It will help you understand and identify your reaction to culture shock a... more
by Steve OrwinBob and Connie were just eighteen and sixteen when they met and started walking to work together. They got to know each other well enough in the year and a half before World War II started to stay together through the uncertainties and separation of war. They married when Bob was on leave in 1945.
The two were just embarking on their adult lives when war began, dramatically changing their expectations and experiences. This is their story, or rather how two stories became one, despite the i... more
by Jeff Resnick
As a recipient of the New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, I hereby offer this Teacher's meaningful Lesson in Life: ‘As You Teach, So You Learn.’
- An Authentic Teacher nurtures new growth like a concerned gardener, requiring more than mere mastery of a skill set.
- An Authentic Teacher is unafraid to question the priorities of the academy by revealing that The Emperor Ha... more
by Ben DelaneyDid you ever wonder who built the first head-mounted display? Who first detailed a coherent theory of Cyberspace? Who wrote about cybersex and the challenges it creates? Who worried about addiction to VR? Did anyone ever cure cyber-sickness? From 1991 to 1996, CyberEdge Journal covered these stories and hundreds more. CEJ was read in more than 40 countries by thousands of VR researchers, developers, vendors, and aficionados. Appreciated for its "No VR Hype" attitude, CyberEdge Journal was th... more
by Ben DelaneyThere are more than a million nonprofit organizations in the United States, and every one of them needs to tell its story, find clients, solicit donations, sell services, and encourage its volunteers. Yet few have a marketing department, and many have serious challenges in meeting their communications and marketing goals. I decided that I could help the nonprofit MarCom initiate, by providing a book that summarizes what that person needs to do, and how to do it successfully, in the nonprofi... more
by John Harmata - Paul Zientarski“What Teenage Drivers Don’t Know, The Unwritten Rules of the Road” teaches driving strategies and tips to teenagers about driving in poor conditions, parking, vehicle maintenance, surviving the unexpected and even navigating the court system. This book takes the art of skillful driving to a whole new level in teenage driver training. “What Teenage Drivers Don’t Know, the Unwritten Rules of the Road will increase a teenager’s ability to drive smarter and safer. This book is now being used in Dr... more
by Sandra HerseyLearn how to change your life and your world by changing your thoughts! Worry, doubt, fear, anger, and even confusion cloud your judgment and keep you from having victory. You will learn how to stop invasions in your mind, how to take your thoughts captive, how to get your mind on God s thoughts, how to have victory over your thought process.
by Kirt Manecke
A Crash Course in People Skills. Winner Mom's Choice Gold Award Honoring Excellence. Get a GOOD JOB, Make MORE MONEY, Make a DIFFERENCE. Indispensable, quick and easy to read, Smile & Succeed for Teens is the ultimate teenage success guide. Developed by a team of students, parents and educators, this award-winning book gives teens the tools and confidence they need to succeed. The solution to get your teens to put down the electronics (and feel good about it!), make eye contact, and have ... more
by Sharon D. Ulett, M.Ed.A young boy struggling with the challenges of learning disabilities achieves his goals after receiving the help he needs from a caring teacher and a supportive team of individuals, including his family.
by TJ Phull"Author T. J. Phull brings to us a captivating story of grief, sorrow, and renewal of faith. A bitter woman consumed in hate and bitterness lives her life in strife, never allowing love to enter her life, submerged in self-pity. All changes when finally she meets a man named Shiva who opens her mind, spirit, and body to all possibilities and growth. As love grows within herself, she begins to see life in a different view and learns to let go the horrible past that haunted her, living her life wi... more
by Peter SantinoLADY-FAME; OR, THE FLUKE - In the bitter cold, black, predawn of Christmas Eve 1972, the commercial fishing vessel LADY-FAME was struck and capsized by a forty-foot rogue wave while crossing the Humboldt Bay bar. Contemporary artist Peter Santino, her first mate, wrote fifty thousand words during the months immediately following while drifting through the Amazonian jungle on a river boat, describing every thought and action that occurred during that sinking near-death experience. Steering clear... more
by John StapletonThe daily robbing, bashing, drugging, extortion and murder of foreign tourists on Thai soil, along with numerous scandals involving unsafe facilities and well established scams, has led to frequent predictions that Thailand's multi-billion dollar tourist industry will self-destruct. Instead tourist numbers more than doubled in the decade to 2014. The world might not have come to the hometowns of the many visitors fascinated by Thailand, but it certainly came to the Land of Smiles.
While ... more
by Sarah K. Abel & Karen ZilbersteinKnowing how to help children with their feelings can be challenging for all parents, but when feelings grow too strong, they create storms that burst through and change the way children act. This book aims to introduce parents and children to the world of feelings and psychotherapy. Age appropriate explanations are provided so that children, parents, teachers, doctors and other professionals gain a language for conversing on this topic.
by Mark MullenIn this book, Mullen examines some the failures of corporate America including the violation of sacred trusts between employer and employee; vanishing retirement; and the throw away employee. The role of education and a few of the most popular education myths used by politicians and the media are examined. The topics of entry level skills gap, STEM, and college for everyone are explored with an eye on reality and common sense. American politicians like to play the blame game. Over spen... more
by Martin SolowayAn interesting and informative story to give a reader the insight of the devastation Parkinson's Disease inflicts on a patient and family. A husband, who is a pharmacist, primary caregiver, and daily observer's account of the regression that will happen to the whole body, the decrease in the quality of life and the reason for the frequently tweaking the drugs that the patient must take to help delay the decline of the organs. Discussion includes the motor symptoms and cognitive disfunction whic... more
by Doug Bentley
A Journey of Self-Discovery into the Sanctuary of Your Soul - and Beyond!
An eclectic compilation of thoughts, musings, rants, observations, fears and hopes, Philosophical Fragments Of Your Ancient Name takes you on a journey of self-discovery from the outer edges of our solar system to the sanctuary of your soul - and beyond!
The book is divided into three parts: on Science, Christianity and Mysticism. Like adjacent letters... more