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by Cam Taylor
This book is a roadmap for those seeking to learn how to navigate times of adversity, build resiliency, and experience post-traumatic growth. A serious motorcycle accident in 2011 laid the foundation for this book. Detour looks at how to persevere, change, recover, forgive, and grieve after a traumatic event. It tells the story of Cam's journey as well as providing handles to hold on to for navigating your own detour. Whether you’re on a detour now, have been on one, know someone wh... more
by Joy ShepherdThis beautifully written and illustrated story for children gets right to the point. Inappropriate touching should never be a secret. Using a child's voice, the story takes us through the emotions of a child who has a secret; sadness, fear, anger, empowerment, and resolution. "When somebody hurst you, you have to tell." The Monster in My Room is a wonderful tool for parents and educators to help children understand and deal with the idea and reality of inappropriate touching.
by Joy ShepherdThe story puts a light-hearted spin on the confusion and sometimes hurt that can occur when a grandparent cannot recall a beloved grandchild's name. This heartwarming story focuses on what matters most - the love that endures and the positive playful interactions that are still alive, despite the hurdles that come with Alzheimer's disease. This story is an excellent read for children, parents, teachers, caregivers and loved ones. Recommended for children ages 5-9.
How to Help Someone with Cancer: 70 Ways to Help Cancer Patients and Their Families During Cancer Treatmentby Shannon BenishA loved one was recently diagnosed with cancer and you aren't sure the best way to help. Surely there’s something you can do besides bringing a frozen dinner? This book will be your guide to practical ways you can help a cancer patient as they are progressing through treatment.
by Hillary SigristThroughout generations, soldiers have gone to war and returned home changed men. Within the journey from man to warrior, an identity, brotherhood, and purpose is formed. As these veterans transition out of service, they are asked to shed that past and chart unknown territory. What happens when war returns home for the final time? How do marriages survive the new battlefield? How can wives offer understanding and support? Leaving War, Finding Love illustrates the season of marriage post-milita... more
by Diana J. EnsignWhether we have lost a parent, child, spouse, sibling, grandparent, or other significant person in our life, death of a loved one can send us reeling. These intimate, personal stories highlight the myriad and unexpected ways people cope with real life struggles when facing traumatic loss. By sharing our most vulnerable accounts of grief, we build a safe harbor around the subject of death — even when the stories are heartbreakingly difficult. When facing loss of a loved one — from suicide, seriou... more
by James ThompsonIn my book, I am showing ten-year-old students and adults that I had a dog, Roscoe, that I got to make him bite and attack my friends and neighbors,but he just wouldn't. Later, I made a fighting dog out of him. And he was very good at whipping all the dogs that were brought to him for a fight. However, and even over his own food, he just wouldn't fight a female or girl dog. I even tried whipping him to make him fight a female dog, and he just wouldn't. So, the moral of Roscoe's life is that if a... more
by jose marcos rosas castillose trata de una obra religiosa que se halla centrada en forma esencial en la construccion del paraiso terrenal .asi que se trata de una obra realmente util desde todos los puntos de vista para las vidas mismas de todos nosotros
by Kat EltonWhat is health? Is health found in a blood test result or x-ray? Is health the absence of disease or something else entirely? For author Kat Elton, who has lived with a chronic, painful disease since age two, true health is a way of life. It takes daily practice, diligence,and the commitment to yourself that no matter what life hands you, you will never stop trying. Throughout this book, Kat uses her personal experiences to provide valuable insights into how to be healthy. The ultimate irony ... more
by Duane SimolkeThe first edition of Holding Me Together received a StoneWall Society Pride in the Arts Award. Simolke's publisher, iUniverse, named it an Editor's Choice selection. This revised, second edition begins with an updated version of his multi-part essay "Reactions to Homophobia," followed by poems and short essays on a variety of topics, such as writing, AIDS, religion, violence, family, friendship, and gay relationships. It also includes several new or newly revised works. Many of the poems and ess... more
by Jennifer Arvin FurlongA fast read, “Mini-Handbook for Jackasses: Communication & Relationships” covers topics including the Golden Rule myth, listening skills, social media landmines, and freedom of speech in less than 100 pages. It explores how we humans now use technology as a substitute for the other humans in our lives. Instead of communicating with the real version, we have become accustomed to communicating with the screen version. Thus, the deterioration of interpersonal communication skills and the rise of th... more
by Adiba Nelson
"Meet ClaraBelle Blue" is one of the most diverse children's books on the market. This book provides visibility for children with special needs who have yet to see themselves aptly represented in the books they read (silly, fun loving, smart kids), and helps typically-abled children see that kids with special needs are just like them, kids - regardless of having a disability! Whether she's zooming around her friends playing duck-duck-goose, or being tucked into bed by her mo... more
by Tina B TessinaHow to Be Happy Partners: Working it out Together is a handbook on how to achieve mutual happiness, through cooperative negotiation and communication. Couples are led through a step-by-step process whereby each one learns how to take care of what he or she wants and care for a partner’s happiness at the same time. The clear and concise instructions and guidelines teach couples the skills they need to create a mutually supportive partnership allowing each individual to be satisfied in their re... more
by Molly McCord24 real women share their personal inspiring stories of healing, forgiveness, letting go, and owning more of her power as she explores her inner world and soul messages. From divorce, friendships ending, questioning her life direction, and life-threatening health challenges, to losing her mom, becoming a mom, moving through inner pain, spiritual growth, and many more topics, every story is shared openly and from her heart. As each woman reemerges on the other side of a hardship and dark period, ... more
by dr richard liposkyChildren asked the tough questions. Pure, innocent and sometimes 'where did that come from'. Grandpa always had a story to tell. In Grandpa And Andy, the grandchildren are grown and they find grandpa's old notebook which has autobiographical accounts of the author. They find the basis for all the stories Grandpa told them. This is a book for all generations. Grandparents will reminisce, parents will remember, and children will reflect. As grandpa always said, "let me 'splain'. with a smile ... more
by Nick WeatherhoggAlmost one out of every ten adults and teenagers living in the United Kingdom are affected by some form of depressive illness. That?s a ten-fold increase from seventy years ago, and if it remains unchecked, almost everyone living in the U.K. will be depressed by the year 2100. The problem is just as bad?if not worse?in other parts of the world. Nick Weatherhogg, who has suffered from depression for many years, explores what it means to battle the condition in this inspirational book. He explains... more