Joy Fixes For Weary Parents

Author: Erin Leyba
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608684741
Size: 67.20 MB
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Modern parenting presents fresh challenges, including unrelenting time pressures, lack of support systems, and work demands, that often leave parents drained and worn-out. Erin Leyba, the mother of three young children, has been counseling parents on these issues for almost twenty years. She has developed techniques that help parents not only cope but also feel joy — in their parenting and in their relationships with their partners. Leyba draws from the latest research about child development, attachment, successful marriages, and mindfulness to create effective, doable solutions for balancing, simplifying, and communicating. She presents powerful tools that parents can use right away to de-stress, stay energized, and create more warmth and passion with loved ones. Whether new, veteran, overwhelmed, exhausted, or just interested in doing better than they are, parents will find proven help here.

Reading Amy Tan

Author: Lan Dong
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313355460
Size: 40.35 MB
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Presents a critical introduction to the work of the Chinese-American author, discussing her five novels, her short stories, her characters, language, and major themes.

Proceedings Of The International Conference On Business And Management Dynamics 2016 Sustainable Economies In The Information Economy

Author: Joy E. Akahome
Publisher: AOSIS
ISBN: 1928396178
Size: 41.15 MB
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Cape Town, South Africa, 7 Sept. 2016 – 8 Sept. 2016. Theme: Sustainable economies in the information economy. Purpose: To share the quality academic papers presented at the International Conference on Business and Management Dynamics (ICBMD) held from 7 to 8 September 2016 at African Pride Crystal Hotel and Spa in Cape Town. As grey literature, the proceedings are the contributions made by researchers at the conference and are considered the written record of the work that was presented to fellow conference delegates. Methodology: The methodology used varies from researcher to researcher but are suitable for the studies conducted. Thus, on the one hand, studies that were subjective in nature used the interpretive paradigm, where the qualitative approach adopted made used of the interview method to collect data. On the other hand, studies that were objectively inclined adopted the positivist philosophy and used survey questionnaires to collect data. However, there were some academic papers which used mixed methodology because of the nature of the study. Whatever methodology used adhered to the ethos of the philosophies underpinning the methodology. Contribution made to scholarship: The articles come from individual researchers and each article in the proceedings is unique. Mostly, there is no general argument leading from one contribution to the next. However, it is interesting to note that in the area of economic performance it was evident that real exchange rate and net foreign direct investment contribute more towards innovations in economic growth. With regard to human capital development, papers presented evidence that there exists a definite need to explore the phenomenon of personal branding as limited scientific academic research has been done within the field of personal branding or on elements of the topic. Thus, the outcome argues that personal branding has an influence on leadership style which in turn impacts on organisational performance and related hygiene factors. Furthermore, it was demonstrated that current methods or strategies for enforcing institutionalisation of knowledge sharing within an organisation have not been successful, and, as such, new strategies are needed to reinforce efforts to nurture and invigorate the institutionalisation of knowledge sharing within an organisation. With regard to technology and big data impact on organisational performance, it was evident that system performance, memory consumption and CPU utilisation can be used as criteria to compare and evaluate big data technologies to improve organisational performance. Most of the articles’ contribution reemphasised technology education and training as a means of digitising business and improving effectiveness. Target audience: The target readership is academic researchers and business leaders who require access to the latest developments in the fields of economics, information management, business, education, development studies, social sciences and technology. It is also for policymakers and other stakeholders who need a better understanding of the impact of new developments on existing policies and regulations for their review or amendment.

Your Song Your Joy

Author: Trixi Field
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0955980518
Size: 65.12 MB
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A growing body of evidence seems to indicate that singing, chanting and gentle vocal toning can be excellent for improving your voice, for racking up your joy quota, improving your general health and wellbeing, reducing your stress levels, and for helping to develop soaring self confidence. Would you like to tone up your voice? Begin to use it with more confidence? Enjoy the relaxing, stress-busting effects that singing, toning and chanting can have? Enhance your sense of inner peace and well being through mindful song and chant? Simply sing your heart out, no matter what anyone else thinks about it? Easy to read and packed full of simple ideas, tips and exercises, let this little book help you begin to tone up that most natural of communication tools and musical instruments and start to enjoy just what YOUR VOICE can do for you!

Curriculum Vitae

Author: Muriel Spark
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811219235
Size: 47.30 MB
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Muriel Spark s bracingly salty memoir is a no-holds-barred trip through an extraordinary writer s life."

The Runner S Book Of Training Secrets

Author: Ken Sparks
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9780875963075
Size: 23.74 MB
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Top runners share tips on speed training, distance running, racing strategy, injury prevention, nutrition, and mental preparation

The Athlete S Way

Author: Christopher Bergland
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429995092
Size: 58.38 MB
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"The Athlete's Way is amazingly informative and complete with a program to get and keep you off the couch. Bravo, for another exercising zealot who has written a book that should be read on your elliptical or stationary bike. He pushed me to go farther on a sleepy Sunday." - John J. Ratey, M.D., author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science in Exercise and the Brain, and co-author of Driven to Distraction

The Joy Of Sex

Author: Alex Comfort
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074347774X
Size: 60.91 MB
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A thirtieth anniversary edition of the guide first published in 1972 features updated text and illustrations and covers such topics as sexually transmitted diseases and achieving healthy intimacy. Reprint.

The Joy Of Minimalism

Author: Zoey Arielle Poulsen
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1633536874
Size: 53.15 MB
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Minimalism and the simple life It’s natural to love stuff! More than that, it’s natural to love YOUR stuff. That notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS’, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value…and they all take up space. Author and YouTuber, Zoey Arielle, opens up about her struggle with loving all the things in life we bring home. A hoarder in disguise, Arielle has mastered the tools needed to embrace simplicity and the minimalist philosophy. Minimalism guide: Zoey Arielle Poulsen’s The Joy of Minimalism is the friendly guide you’ve been searching for as you embark on a life of simplicity. Life can stress anyone out. So, by embracing minimalism, you’ll be saying goodbye to stress and everything that you never needed anyway. Discover a greater focus and true freedom as you live your new life with a real sense of gratitude for everything and everyone around you. Enjoy the simple life: In The Joy of Minimalism Poulsen shows you how to simplify the act of letting go while sharing her personal journey into this calmer sense of life. Beyond offering specific tips on transitioning, she also invites you to journal your new awakening. Minimalism is more than a movement or fad, it’s a sense of happiness and practice that will bring you closer to your true self. The Joy of Minimalism teaches you to live better with less. You'll learn how to: Cherish the gift of giving Rediscover the freedom of owning less Embrace life and all the non-material things the world has to offer Master your own personal style for organizing and decluttering Celebrate your new life with a free mind

Sexual Positions

Author: Alex Comfort
Publisher: Crown Pub
ISBN: 9780609600337
Size: 19.79 MB
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New Joy of Sex Compact Edition 0-517-599104