The workbook covers areas that both directly and indirectly impact one's anger. Stress Management, for example, is a key focus since the more stressors one has, the more likely one is to become angry. Another area covered in the workbook is Emotional Intelligence, due to the high correlation between lower emotional intelligence levels and a greater number of angry episodes. Other topics include Communication and Listening Skills, Developing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries, as well as Letting Go and Forgiveness.
October 1882 - Pinkerton Agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago to uncover the truth behind the death of his partner. With his friends, architect, Louis Sullivan and Charlotte Reed, former girlfriend who runs an upscale poker game for the city's elite - he must solve a larger mystery involving counterfeit government bonds.
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Jerry Burtis is a symbol of what made the Dodgers a very special organization during the time of the O’Malley ownership as a loyal and dedicated employee of the team. In his book, Just the Ticket, Jerry has captured the spirit of the Dodger organization, its employees and its fans. He had a first-hand view of what was taking place at Dodger Stadium from the front office to the field level and the memories of that time will be enjoyed by all Dodger fans. -- Fred Claire, former Executive VP and General Manager of the Dodgers, 1969-1998
Join Harry Forth on a cross-country odyssey from Albuquerque to Montreal to board a ship with hundreds of other young Americans bound for Europe. A child of the Sputnik era, Harry struggles to gain recognition in his high school. A teacher offers a helping hand, encouraging him to apply for a student exchange program. When he is accepted, his life begins to change rapidly. Aboard the M/S Seven Seas he meets many of his peers from across America during a stormy Atlantic voyage. Reaching Holland, Harry begins to realize that he has entered upon a greater adventure than he had thought possible and sees in the journey a pathway to his future.
About the Author:
Bruce Byers grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He began writing about Harry Forth in short story competitions in high school and participated in a student exchange program that took him to a host family in Germany. After graduating he moved with his family to London, England and began college in Munich, Germany. He traveled widely in Europe before returning to the U.S. to begin graduate studies at the University of Maryland. He worked part-time at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington before beginning a career in the Foreign Service. He served in diplomatic assignments in South Asia, Europe, and East Asia. Since retiring Bruce has continued to research and write about foreign affairs. He has also written short stories and three novels including The Extraordinary Journey of Harry Forth.
Liv and Bowie can tell Mom and Dad need a break from work, so they convince them to put down the technology and head out for a fun day at the park!
Rational Polemics is a provocative, controversial, outrageous book that dares to challenge the ideas and values that most of the world has been spoon-fed from infancy onward. With personal anecdotes, tongue-in-cheek humor, and refreshing candor, author Richard Devens thinks outside the traditional strictures of convention and morality, and asks important questions, including: Does poetic justice exist? Is forgiveness always the best method to achieve closure? Do we have the right to end our own lives? Should drugs be legal? Can prostitution be beneficial? These questions, and so many more, are addressed by an author that might be considered one of the most original thinkers of our time.
Dr. Joe Dilley shares his profoundly effective three-step process that will facilitate your kids' transition away from overuse of technology and toward more responsible and mindful use, so they unplug from devices and reconnect with your family in organic, lasting ways. Parenting “gray areas” (e.g., use of Internet for school) are addressed and resolved.
It's a touchscreen world. And it's full of touchy subjects. As parents, we must have a strategy to guide our kids safely into adulthood, teaching them how to interact with sex, technology, and social media. How to maintain healthy perspectives on all these touchy subjects, without getting distracted by their peers or our culture? What’s your approach, or do you even have one? Maybe you want to talk to your kids but just don’t know what to say. Sound appealing? Then we wrote this book for you.
This is a collection of illustrated short stories written by two friends who share a love for writing. Elise (age 9) and Luca (age 10) have worked on this book throughout the school year and are excited for you to read this.
“In this surprisingly tender story, we meet lives touched by horror and prayer, terror and beauty, loss and redemption. This book reminds us that Hell is all around us, but so is Jesus, hope, philosophical tow truck drivers, and strange moments of utter grace. This is one wild opera." – Charles Hood, poet
Aubrey Johnson is a 27-year-old painter who learns she is going blind. Faced with this crushing diagnosis, she travels the world to see it one last time. On her journey, she finds a deeper understanding of herself and her life--sometimes fragmented and complex, but always with relentless truth.
A Dash of Southern takes you to New England and west to the Pacific, with exciting adventures in food. Elegant dishes made simple, sophisticated dishes to delight and pique the interest of the most accomplished cook. Timeless favorites with a new flare excite the palate reminiscent of times past.
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Kirkus Book Review excerpt:
“Thirteen-year-old Jason Swann and a classmate, Daniel, end up accidentally stuck on Nierion’s spaceship … Their only option is to travel with him to the next planetary system. This novel’s greatest strength is Jason’s characterization. His complex emotions, particularly his sense of loss and alienation, remain palpably real throughout … An empathetic sci-fi adventure for middle-grade readers that impresses with its psychological depth.”
"Cat Tales Da Real Pussy" is an explanation of the exploration into the discovery of the mystical, mystique air, characterizing the attitude and some what mysterious patterns that tends, to shape, the behavior of cats, which, I discovered through "Cat Tales Da Real Pussy" The bottom line, to me - There's a common thread to all living things. A Supreme being. "In the beginning God! meow, meow!"
Astrology has been slow to embrace the Dwarf Planets of Pluto’s realm, until now. Sue Kientz’ extensive study assigns consistent meanings for Eris, Makemake, Haumea, Sedna, and others, and reveals a surprise: their inclusion shows planetary patterns are fractal. Using celebrated lives and events, science, and quirky humor, Kientz explains the secrets behind astrologers’ favorite techniques and unveils new ways to examine elusive Time.
BEYOND THE GREAT WATER is a sweeping historical novel, meticulously researched, that tells the story of the first American settlement on the Pacific Coast, an oft-neglected but riveting story in America's history. The characters are utterly believable, and through them, we can feel the urgency and drama of the early exploration of North America.
Francis Stevens is a thriving surgeon, in his late forties, at the largest HMO hospital, in Los Angeles. He resides in the wealthy neighborhood of Santa Monica, with his loving but overbearing wife, Ruth, and with his innocent teenage daughter, Abigail. Their lives are cushioned by wealth until the night of Francis' sudden death. Within one evening, Ruth and Abigail's world of innocence instantly dissolves and they are plunged into a world of hatred and prejudice. Throughout their journey together, Ruth and Abigail must learn to heal their emotional wounds and the animosity between each other.
Simultaneously imaginative and relatable, John Mengatti’s short story compilation explores the complicated, often humorous experiences that unite all creatures, whether human being, canine, or something else entirely. With curiosity and wit, Mengatti infuses the everyday with wonder. The result is a unique collection of bite-sized tales, the perfect length for ingesting on a subway or bus ride before embarking on your busy day, while endlessly thought-provoking and memorable.
Macy is the hardworking single mother of twin boys when she meets Richard, who quickly sweeps her off her feet. As their relationship progresses, Macy begins having recurring nightmares that she is pregnant with a demon child. Still, she ignores her foreboding feeling and agrees to marry Richard. As time goes on, Macy seems to have a perfect life on the outside but Macy’s life is about to lead her in an entirely different direction than she ever could have imagined. Years later, D’Lori is a teenage single mother who is uncertain of her place in her broken family. Thrilled when she finally finds freedom from her burdens, D’Lori dons her high heels and slowly begins a downward spiral into a life of destruction.
Today, anyone who is valiantly trying to reach goals in our harried and high-pressure world is a Wall Street personality! In fact, most of us are Wall Street Personalities. Stress has become the norm. GuruNanda's Happy Breath Yoga: Wall Street Yoga invites you to experience the scientifically proven benefits of yoga, yogic breathing and meditation in just 14 MINUTES A DAY!
Is Thericia, Princess of the planet Alscras and only sixteen, prepared to leave the trivial pursuits of her circle of attendants to join the Prince of the Gearmlian confederation in his dealings with the sinister Lady Ludzenia? The Emperor—her father—would never approve. If he knew.
“Based on the true story of two mothers' transcendent love for the same boy, which propels them and him on a riveting and unimaginable path of transformation and triumph. It is a story that feels intensely personal, yet universal. Compelling, candid, exceptionally well written. Very highly recommended.” Reviewer’s Choice Book -Midwest Book Review
A political thriller. A novel of ideas. America has seen better days. Allan Shaw is about to change all that. By any means necessary. Michael Flaherty, an unhinged ex DEA agent, and Tess Prudhomme, a streetwise petty thief hit Shaw head on in this tale of intrigue and the revelatory power of obsession, fantasy and sprees.
Veda Stamps’ critically acclaimed novel, Flexible Wings, is a fictional exploration of the lives of military children. This book, written for preteens, delves into themes of sports, community support and volunteerism as a way to help children and their families through difficult times. In Flexible Wings, an eleven-year-old girl of mixed race uses competitive swimming to navigate her fears of her fighter pilot mom’s impending military
Determined to learn the fate of a missing neighborhood girl, Madeleine Reynolds follows a thread of dark secrets leading ultimately to her own family’s past. Set in the turbulent San Francisco Bay Area of 1979, Find the Girl portrays the world of contradictions that Madeleine must navigate as she tries to make sense of competing storylines about female identity.
“Extremely impressed! This is a phenomenal resource for anyone seeking a job, by far one of the most comprehensive tools I’ve reviewed. A must-read if you’re in the job market just starting your career, looking to change careers. Well worth the investment.” —Kim Lambert, Manager of Talent Acquisition, The Ohio State University
In Gems of a Lifetime, Barbara Patton Unger shares 'gems' of light that she has mined in her life. Her metaphor of Gemstones for these illuminations points to a glorious and loving God. She focuses on the precious jewels of light discovered from growing up in her hometown of Joplin, Missouri and gives voice to Oracles of Wisdom gained through, and sometimes in spite of, religious affiliation.
Who is Piggy? Piggy became a part of the family as a favorite toy for my beloved lab, Cadi. After Cadi passed, we decided to keep her memory and Piggy alive by creating a series of books on Piggy’s adventures. Piggy travels with us on all camping, airplane and car trips.
“Two young girls in Chicago [in the 1960s] are intuitive detectives. The African-Americans tweens, and their heritage and culture, are shared in a very inclusive way, making this children’s book accessible to everyone … a contemporary Nancy Drew. It’s a good read, and…hallelujah…no violence, sex, drugs, etc. I’m on a quest to find quality, uplifting books for children, and this one definitely fits the bill!”
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