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Par Georgia Witkin. 2000
Explains how women experience stress differently from men and provides techniques and problem-solving skills to reduce it. Includes examples of…dealing with family life (including teenagers and mates), common work problems, sexual difficulties, and aging - along with other unavoidable everyday tensions. 2000.
Par Susan P Halpern. 2004
A cancer survivor and psychotherapist addresses how individuals can best respond with sensitivity and compassion to a sick friend or…relative. Demonstrates making a potentially awkward situation more comfortable through effective speech and behaviour. Includes suggestions for talking to children about illness. 2004.
Par Karen Bokram, Alexis Sinex. 2000
Advice for girls on everyday challenges, such as friendship and family, boyfriends and crushes, popularity and conflicts, self-esteem and body…issues (menstruation, bras, braces), and "tough stuff" like moving and grief. Based on questions frequently handled by Girls' Life magazine. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.
Par Walter Anderson. 1997
The art of dying: how to leave this world with dignity and grace, at peace with yourself and your loved ones
Par Patricia Weenolsen. 1996
A guide to help people facing death make the best of their remaining days and cope with practical and psychological…concerns. Includes advice on preparation and planning, retaining and relinquishing control, and making the gradual transformation from a physical to a spiritual existence. 1996.
Par Sean Covey. 1998
Based on his father's bestselling book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People", Sean Covey applies the same principles to…teens, including be proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; and think win-win. He includes humour, innovative ideas, quotes, and stories about real teens from all over the world. He even includes a section titled "The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens," which includes some, shall we say, counterproductive practices. For junior and senior high readers. 1998.
Par Laura Schlessinger. 1997
A popular radio host identifies common male behaviour that can be harmful to a man's well-being. Discusses such issues as…chivalry, ambition, sex, and marriage, citing real-life experiences of the author's male radio listeners. Advises men how to avoid messing up their lives. 1997.
Par Sarah Ban Breathnach. 1998
The author asserts that human beings are divided into two groups - the resigned, who think their time on earth…is beyond their control, and the exhausted, who believe there is "something more" to life. To the exhausted she offers nine steps to achieving happiness: sensing, surviving, settling, stumbling, selling out, starting over, searching, striving, and something more. Bestseller. 1998.
Par Peggy Noonan. 1998
A former speech writer for U.S. presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush offers "advice and anecdotes about the writing and…giving of speeches." Exhorts both veteran and novice speakers to organize their message using logic, sincerity, humour, and short sentences, while keeping the speech under twenty minutes. c1998.
Par Jamie Cat Callan. 2018
We all know that French women don't get fat. But their famous je ne sais quoi comes from more than…just body type--something anyone can master: the old-fashioned art of cultivating our inner beauty, confidence, and unique personal style, at any age. From savoring the everyday beauty around you to engaging in captivating conversations, playing dress-up, hosting impromptu dinner parties under the stars, and of course mastering the art of French flirting, the lively and inspiring lessons in this "syllabus" will help you rediscover your beautiful, fierce, romantic, engaging best self--to attract the best of everything into your life. 2018.
The author of "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus" offers suggestions on opening one's self to love after…the death of a mate or after a divorce. Describes the healing process common to both men and women. Explains the differences in the ways males and females resolve loss. c1998.
Par Phillip C McGraw. 1999
Behavioural scientist McGraw, an advisor to Oprah Winfrey, demonstrates how to take control over your life: assume responsibility for past…actions, change bad habits, and reverse negative conditioning to prepare the mind and body for greater happiness. Describes ten "life laws" that improve the chances of success. 1999.
Par Loretta LaRoche. 2001
Stress management consultant provides humorous advice on ways to reduce stress in daily life by avoiding overuse of modern technological…gadgets. Urges more family time and less television, reduced use of cell phones, and bigger doses of laughter. 2001.
Par Cheryl Richardson. 2000
Author of "Take Time for Your Life" offers week-by-week suggestions for setting priorities, redefining success, and taking action to make…necessary changes. Topics include financial, emotional, and physical adjustments that can lead to greater contentment and personal growth. Lists web sites, contacts, and additional resources. Bestseller. 2000.
Par Marc Gellman, Thomas Hartman. 1999
Chicken soup for the grieving soul: stories about life, death, and overcoming the loss of a loved one (Chicken Soup For The Soul Ser.)
Par Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen. 2003
Accounts of people who have lost a loved one. Each story details the particular death and explains how the author…dealt with grief and found the courage to go on. Sections include "Final Gifts," "Coping and Healing," "Special Moments," and "Living Again." 2003.
The author of "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus" (DC16044) discusses ways to become happy and confident. A…former monk, Gray analyzes behaviour that helps individuals to succeed and offers advice on stress management and negative emotions. Includes meditation instruction with practice exercises. Bestseller. c1999.
Par Liz Tuccillo, Greg Behrendt. 2004
Two writers formerly with the Sex and the City television series caution women that their dates' mixed messages are in…fact rejections. Uses real situations and question-and-answer format to humorously advise when to quit unsatisfying relationships and how to recognize those that are positive. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2004.
Par David J Pelzer. 2000
The author of "A Child Called "It"" and other books, writes about his abusive childhood and describes how to survive…a negative environment, develop inner potential, release guilt, and resolve past issues by becoming personally responsible for one's own happiness. Offers practical suggestions for creating goals and a positive outlook. c2000.
Par Frank S Pittman. 1998
A psychiatrist depicts the traits that lead people to happiness as adults, mainly by becoming responsible. He laments the collapse…of patriarchy and the rise of a narcissistic society that has led to a nation of victims. Discusses marriage, parenting, divorce, and how to become a grown-up man or woman. c1998.