J Arr Te Les Relations Toxiques

Author: Marion Blique
Publisher: Editions Eyrolles
ISBN: 2212051204
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21 jours pour créer des liens sains et harmonieux Vous avez l'impression de toujours tomber sur le "mauvais" partenaire ? Votre chef s'avère être un(e) manipulateur(trice) ? La toxicité s'immisce bien souvent dans nos relations et la reconnaître est compliqué tant les signes qui doivent nous alerter sont subtils et mouvants. Marion Blique vous propose de dénouer les fils qui tissent vos relations pour mieux comprendre ce qu'elles cachent. Elle vous aide à identifier les différents styles relationnels, ceux qui vous conviennent le mieux, et à débusquer la toxicité et la dépendance affective en vous donnant des outils pour les transformer. 21 jours de travail personnel pour mettre à plat vos relations. Des exercices et des tests pour savoir quel est votre style relationnel. Des éclairages pour prendre du recul et vous accompagner dans votre démarche de changement. Des synthèses quotidiennes pour assimiler les idées-forces. Cet ouvrage vous permet de briser le cercle vicieux des relations toxiques pour mieux vous en libérer et nouer des relations saines.

Anatomy Of An Epidemic

Author: Robert Whitaker
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307452436
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Now with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with updated research In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have become newly disabled by mental illness, with this epidemic spreading most rapidly among our nation’s children. What is going on? Anatomy of an Epidemic challenges readers to think through that question themselves. First, Whitaker investigates what is known today about the biological causes of mental disorders. Do psychiatric medications fix “chemical imbalances” in the brain, or do they, in fact, create them? Researchers spent decades studying that question, and by the late 1980s, they had their answer. Readers will be startled—and dismayed—to discover what was reported in the scientific journals. Then comes the scientific query at the heart of this book: During the past fifty years, when investigators looked at how psychiatric drugs affected long-term outcomes, what did they find? Did they discover that the drugs help people stay well? Function better? Enjoy good physical health? Or did they find that these medications, for some paradoxical reason, increase the likelihood that people will become chronically ill, less able to function well, more prone to physical illness? This is the first book to look at the merits of psychiatric medications through the prism of long-term results. Are long-term recovery rates higher for medicated or unmedicated schizophrenia patients? Does taking an antidepressant decrease or increase the risk that a depressed person will become disabled by the disorder? Do bipolar patients fare better today than they did forty years ago, or much worse? When the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) studied the long-term outcomes of children with ADHD, did they determine that stimulants provide any benefit? By the end of this review of the outcomes literature, readers are certain to have a haunting question of their own: Why have the results from these long-term studies—all of which point to the same startling conclusion—been kept from the public? In this compelling history, Whitaker also tells the personal stories of children and adults swept up in this epidemic. Finally, he reports on innovative programs of psychiatric care in Europe and the United States that are producing good long-term outcomes. Our nation has been hit by an epidemic of disabling mental illness, and yet, as Anatomy of an Epidemic reveals, the medical blueprints for curbing that epidemic have already been drawn up.

Nothing More

Author: Anna Todd
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501130765
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Landon Gibson as he leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City.

Windows On The World

Author: Frédéric Beigbeder
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007395485
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A daring, moving fictional account of the last moments of a father and his two sons atop the World Trade Centre on September 11.

Conscious Eating

Author: Gabriel Cousens, M.D.
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1556438583
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Conscious Eating has been referred to as the "Bible of Vegetarians," for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.

The Village Effect

Author: Susan Pinker
Publisher: Vintage Books Canada
ISBN: 0307359549
Size: 11.82 MB
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From birth to death, human beings are hard-wired to connect to other human beings. Social networks matter: tight bonds of friendship and love heal us, help us to learn and remember, extend our lives and make us happy. But not just any social networks: we need the real, face-to-face, in-the-flesh encounters that tie human families, groups of friends and communities together. Marrying the findings of the new field of social neuroscience together with gripping human stories, developmental psychologist Susan Pinker explores the impact of face-to-face contact from cradle to grave, from city to Sardinian mountain village, classroom to workplace, from love to marriage to divorce. Most of us have left the literal village behind, and don't want to give up our new technologies and go back there. But, Pinker writes, we need close social bonds and uninterrupted face-time with our friends and families in order to thrive -- even to survive. Creating our own "village effect" can make us happier. It can also save our lives.

Subway Art

Author: Martha Cooper
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805006780
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Traces the history of New York graffiti, shows a variety of painted subway cars, and desribes the graffiti writers and how they work

Every Kid Can Win

Author: Terry Orlick
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9780882294711
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Agenda For A Sustainable America

Author: John C. Dernbach
Publisher: Environmental Law Institute
ISBN: 1585761338
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"Sustainability" is quickly becoming a household word in the United States. Public alarm over climate change has helped to make sustainable development a major public policy issue and a topic of growing importance in the daily lives of Americans. This book is a comprehensive assessment of U.S. progress toward sustainable development and a roadmap of necessary next steps toward achieving a sustainable America. Packed with facts, figures, and the well-informed opinions of forty-one experts, it provides an illuminating “snapshot” of sustainability in the United States today. And each of the contributors suggests where we need to go next, recommending three to five specific actions that we should take during the next five to ten years. It thus offers a comprehensive agenda that citizens, corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and government leaders and policymakers can use to make decisions today and to plan for the future. Sustainable development holds enormous promise for improving the quality of life for Americans over the coming decades. Agenda for a Sustainable America describes what we need to do to make the promise a reality. It assesses trends in twenty-eight separate areas of American life—including forestry; transportation; oceans and estuaries; religion; and state, local, and national governance. In every area, contributors reveal what sustainable development could mean, with suggestions that are specific, desirable, and achievable. Their expert recommendations point the way toward greater economic and social well-being, increased security, and environmental protection and restoration for current and future generations of Americans. Together they build a convincing case for how sustainable development can improve our opportunities and our lives.

The Confessions Of Arsene Lupin

Author: Maurice Leblanc
Publisher: Seltzer Books via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1455405647
Size: 55.73 MB
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According to Wikipedia: "Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc (11 November 1864 – 6 November 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes.