In Dr. Phil's #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family, " he gives parents courage and a solid understanding of the principles for making your family phenomenal. Now, with "The Family First Workbook: Specific Tools, Strategies and Skills for Creating a Phenomenal Family, " Dr. Phil puts you to work practicing purposeful parenting, walking you through scenarios and exercises in which you and your family will act on these proven principles to build pride, unity and hope for the future.
Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new to mindfulness practice, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room, listening to a bell, sitting, breathing, and walking meditations, and cooking and eating a meal in mindfulness.
This book is the perfect reference for Excel users who want to delve deeper into the application to create powerful and dynamic programs. From creating macros to customizing dialog boxes, this step-by-step guide helps you get more out of Excel than you knew was possible. Each step has callouts so you can see exactly where the action takes place and this Web site offers tons of usable code and sample macros that you can put to use instantly.
Why not make money and make a difference, too? A revolutionary blueprint for growing wealth, finding fulfillment, and changing the world by living your values. In the emerging era of Conscious Money, we achieve prosperity by tapping into the power of values, consciousness, and sound economic principles. By applying the wisdom of "Conscious Money "to your personal finances, you can build a foundation for sustainable wealth and true fulfillment.
Each one of us is responsible for all of humankind, and for the environment in which we live. . We must seek to lessen the suffering of others. Rather than working solely to acquire wealth, we need to do something meaningful, something seriously directed toward the welfare of humanity as a whole. To do this, you need to recognize that the whole world is part of you.
Embrace Each DayWe all want to live authentic, self-aware, and successful lives. How do we go about it? Where do we begin? In a daily map full of wisdom, inspirational quotes, and transformational exercises, bestselling author and psychotherapist Gay Hendricks sets us on a fantastic journey to personal and relationship success. In bite-size portions, Hendricks encourages understanding, self-awareness, and honesty-all vital elements in a conscious life.
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In this unique and provocative look at work, career counselor Rick Jarow argues for a return to the concept of vocation-finding a "calling" instead of a job. Traditional career guides inventory the individual skills, talents, and abilities that corr
Given the daily challenges of raising a child with autism, it's easy for parents to lose themselves and for their overall quality of life to plummet. Susan Senator interweaves the voices of autism parents, researchers, and professionals to offer guidance and encouragement on how to find happiness and fulfillment in the midst of the struggles of raising an autistic child.
The 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really WorksThe Dorm Room DietRevised and Updated EditionFiguring out how to eat right and stay healthy on your own can be hard Here is help from someone who's been there. Like many girls, Daphne Oz struggled with her weight as a teenager and hated the extreme restrictions of fad diets. She wanted to find a healthy lifestyle solution that would let her enjoy a full college experience without packing on the proverbial Freshman 15.
Outlines the principles and mechanics of the soul body, the spiritual vehicle that enables individual consciousness to survive the body s death Shows that the ancient Vedic, Egyptian, Hebraic, and Pythagorean traditions shared and understood this spiritual practice Reveals modern science as only now awakening to this ancient sacred science Ancient peoples the world over understood that individual consciousness is rooted in a universal field of consciousness and is therefore eternal, surviving the passing of the physical body.
Meeting challenges and resolving conflicts are things that can be done by anyone with the passion to do so, according to John Graham. And he should know. A veteran conflict mediator, Graham heads the Giraffe Heroes Project, whose extensive workshops have
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Foolproof origami now in paperback More than 30,000 copies sold Love origami, but frightened off by those strange dotted lines and shaded areas that make it seem like a bizarre geometry exercise? Absolute Beginner s Origami calms those fears, using a remarkable three-step system and step-by-step full-color photos to guide readers into the basics of folding, through intermediate steps, and on to putting it all together to make real origami.
In Good Citizens, Thich Nhat Hanh lays out the foundation for an international solidarity movement based on a shared sense of compassion, mindful consumption, and right action. Following these principles, he believes, is the path to world peace. The book is based on our increased global interconnectedness and subsequent need for harmonious communication and a shared ethic to make our increasingly globalized world a more peaceful place.
A quick, fun and easy guide to writing a personal memoir in just one month! Step-by-step techniques, culled from writers' workshops taught by the author, are presented in a welcoming, non-intimidating style. Everyone has a story to tell. If you've ever thought of sharing yours but don't know where to begin, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days gives you the perfect framework.
Todd Wilbur, the irrepressible restaurant recipe knockoff artist, is back. Thanks to Wilbur's latest Top Secret mission-to re-create some of America's most popular food products without the fat-readers can now feast guilt-free on their favorite snacks. The easy-to-follow recipes, along with Wilbur's patented blueprint illustrations, are guaranteed to produce healthier homemade treats that taste identical to the real thing-like Nabisco Reduced-Fat Oreo Cookies or Entenmann's Light Low-Fat Cinnamon Rolls.
Fifteen daily lessons show how to apply the "Seven Stepping Stones" to overcoming obstacles in this practical and intimate guide to developing inner growth and healing. Love is the Answer provides simple, yet effective principles of inner healing and shows how they can work in daily life. 28 black-and-white illustrations. Author publicity (tie-in with speaking engagemants).
Teaching your toddler that "no means no" now can save you both suffering. But how do you say it so that he'll understand? For many parents of toddlers, saying "no" over and over becomes a mantra for exhaustion. Why is it so difficult to convey the mea
These are all things that we have to deal with when going through a career change. What is most difficult is deciding to make the change, especially when you are good at what you do, and wonder whether you should just stick it out in an unhappy-albeit well-paid-environment instead of taking a risk and starting over doing something you love. In "This Time I Dance, " Tama Kieves shares the inspiring wisdom that led her from being a successful Harvard lawyer to an even more successful writer and life coach.
Forget About Today "shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people-from fans to skeptics-have never seen. Rather than another gossipy account of his romances, finances, or family, journalist Jon Friedman offers a new perspective on Dylan's revolutionary and enduring legacy through an intimate look at the mystery behind Dylan's success. Bob Dylan has been a pop culture mainstay for more than 50 years as a poet, songwriter, and performer.
"An important guide for those who seek to be both grounded and spiritually connected" (Julia Cameron, author of "The Artist's Way"), "Psychic Protection" offers practical ways to dispel the uncomfortable or hostile atmosphere that permeates difficult or unpleasant situations.
Read Rachel Machacek's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. One year of dating. One year of looking for love. One uproarious and touching memoir. After years of dating without a connection, Rachel Machacek vowed to try a more dedicated, less slipshod, more scientific way of finding love. So, she committed a year of her life to trying every mainstream (and not-so-mainstream) method of meeting the right guy.
Based on data obtained from nearly 100,000 respondents, here is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to learn the relationship-tested ways couples can achieve satisfaction and contentment in areas such as communication, sex, affection, and financ
Create Fun and Easy Locker Hooked ProjectsGo "loopy" for locker hooking-a fun, easy-to-learn method for turning strips of fabric or yarn into fabulous home decor, stylish fashion accessories and one-of-a-kind gifts. In this book, traditional locker hooking breaks out of its homespun country image, showing that it can be bold, modern, wild, whimsical.
Adam Kahane spent years working in the world's hotspots, and came away with a new understanding of how to resolve conflict in a way that seems reasonable - and doable - to all parties. The result is Solving Tough Problems. Written in a relaxed, persuasive style, this is not a "how-to" book with glib answers, but rather, a very personal story of the author's progress from a young "expert" convinced of the need to provide cold, "correct" answers to an effective facilitator of positive change - by learning how to create environments that enable new ideas and creative solutions to emerge.
Dr. Christiane Northrup's #1 "New York Times" bestseller "The Wisdom of Menopause" has inspired more than a million women with a dramatically new vision of midlife-and will continue to do so for generations to come. As Dr. Northrup has championed, the "change" is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be "fixed," but a mind-body revolution that brings the greatest opportunity for growth since adolescence.
This collection of over three dozen essays ponders the essence of creativity. Includes selections from Henry Miller, Federico Fellini, Rainer Maria Rilke, Isadora Duncan, Frank Zappa, and Mary Shelley. A New Consciousness Reader.
"Combining principles from martial arts, mindfulness, body-centered awareness, and spiritual and scientific principles, The Power of I Am is a mix of practical tools, stories, and life lessons that teaches readers real world personal empowerment through gaining inner strength in social situations and dealing effectively with negative people"-Provided by publisher.
In 1996, Americans spent over $100 billion gobbling up meals at full-service American restaurant chains, inspiring Todd Wilbur to change his focus from cracking the recipes for convenience store foods to cloning the popular dishes served at these sit-down stand-bys. Wilbur's knock-offs, absolutely indiscernible from the originals, are selected from national and regional chains, many drawn from a list of the top ten full-service restaurant chains, including Houlihan's, Red Lobster, and Pizza Hut.
"Learn how to Create a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home" ? from Christopher Gavigan and the trusted experts at Healthy Child Healthy World. "Healthy Child Healthy World" is the essential guide for parents All parents want a happy and healthy child in a safe home, but where do they start? It starts with the small steps to creating a healthier, less toxic, and more environmentally sound home? and this is the definitive book to get you there.
For all of the millions of Americans who are out of work, soon to be out of work, or wishing to be freed from unrewarding work-here is the must-have book that will show you how you can make a living by working when, where, and how you want. Newly revised and updated, Barbara J. Winter's guide to successful self-employment is now more relevant than ever before.
If the Buddha Married is filled with the same highly practical, spiritually sound guidance that so clearly touched a chord with readers of If the Buddha Dated. Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D, is renowned for her ability to speak with depth, wisdom, and humor on important matters of the heart. In this new book, Kasl inspires us to create fulfilling and vibrant relationships through a commitment to awareness and truth.
Presents a collection of 117 recipes and 103 simple gifts that anyone can make. In this title, handmade presents include an embroidered pillow, velveteen throw, cute aprons, beaded jewelry, a knit hat, fleece mittens, pet items, gifts that kids can make,
Buddhist Peacework focuses on the generation of Buddhist leaders playing a role in peace-building.
Great thinking Great action = Extraordinary Results. The rules have changed. The old strategies of hard work, fitting in, and loyalty no longer guarantee a secure and shiny future. In this inspiring book, Laura B. Fortgang reveals that the most pow
The world of high-performance athletics is changing forever. Not so long ago, you could compete at the top level with hard work and a good coach, but today, itâ s impossible to separate the achievements of athletes from the scientists who support them. In Faster, Higher, Stronger, veteran journalist Mark McClusky brings readers behind the scenes with a new generation of athletes, coaches, and scientists whose accomplishments are changing our understanding of human physical achievement and completely redefining the limits of the human body.
"Artful Handmade Wrap Bracelets" is an amazing step-by-step guide to make beautiful jewelry for all occasions. Author Di Kim will walk you through tools and materials, basic braids & knots, and fastenings. All you need to make any style of bracelet, whether plain and simple, or glammed-up with precious metals, stones, crystals or glass - Over 25 projects for stylish, covetable jewelry that combines informal style with fine materials- Clear step-by-step instructions on basic braiding and knotting techniques, using a variety of cord materials, from leather and hemp to silk and ribbon- Easy-to-follow guides to using beads, precious metal components, semiprecious gemstones, and more in your designs- Features a full-color gallery of different styles, plus inspiration to create custom looks for a colorful wrist party
Packed with inspiring words of wisdom and stunning National Geographic photographs, this elegant keepsake reminds us of the world's countless wonders while encouraging us to reflect on the blessings in our own lives. Thoughtful quotations, easy-to-follow exercises and meditations, and space to record personal reflections set readers on a pathway toward inner peace and joy.
The phenomenal follow-up to the bestselling "Built to Last" Imagine discovering what successful people have in common, distilling it into a set of simple practices, and using them to transform your career and your life. That's what Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson?leading thinkers in organizational development and self- improvement have done in "Success Built to Last.
James Marshall Reilly set out to capture the insights of today's brightest business and nonprofit leaders. He conducted in-depth interviews with Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Blake Mycoskie (TOMS), Shawn Fanning (Napster, Rupture, Path), and Jessica Jackley (Kiva, ProFounder), among many others. And he learned that despite their different fields, they're all using similar tools to seize opportunities and redefine success.
A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live. In "True Wealth," economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. Schor shares examples of urban farmers, DIY renovators, and others working outside the conventional market to illuminate the path away from the work-and-spend cycle and toward a new world rich in time, creativity, information, and community.
No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, the odds are high that you've delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, your boss, your customers, or the general public. Presentation software is one of the few tools that requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natural, or actively taught in schools or business training programs.
Home Safe Home is the ultimate reference of its kind, written by the leading authority on eliminating toxics in the home. It offers more than four hundred tips, including do-it-yourself formulas for inexpensive, safe products to replace the harmful substances we are exposed to in our own households. If you suffer from unexplained headaches, fatigue, or depression, or if you worry about the link between increased use of toxic chemicals and the rising rate of cancer, the many suggestions in this book can make your life virtually toxic-free Here are some of the many useful facts you'll learn: - You can make a window cleaner from vinegar and water that is safe, more effective, and less expensive than any product on the market.
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""Why are so many of us at times completely baffled by a relationship? How can we think we know someone so well and admit in the end that we hardly knew that person at all? Why do many people who work diligently and strenuously to gain wholeness and balance still feel so frustrated about having a fulfilling relationship?Why have so many people given up on love?"-from the Prologue John Bradshaw's bestselling books and compelling PBS series have touched and changed millions of lives.
Since its launch in 1996, Broadway's Buddhism and Spirituality Program has built a reputation for publishing accessible, stimulating books that bring the ancient philosophies and wisdom of the East to Western readers. From groundbreaking works by leaders in their fields to prescriptive, hands-on guides to incorporating the principles of Buddhism into our daily lives, Broadway's eclectic list has something for readers at all stages of enlightenment and all walks of life.
Turn your backyard into a blissful bird sanctuary-create an appealing habitat to attract birds and watch them thrive. This indispensable guide for bird enthusiasts is a comprehensive and richly illustrated volume-with over 600 full-color photos. Together with a little careful planning and planting you can turn your yard into a bird and butterfly oasis.
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Alexandra Stoddard has brought beauty and grace to the lives of millions all over the world through her many books, including the phenomenal betseller, Living a Beautiful Life. In Creating a Beautiful Home, Alexandra Stoddard generously shares her professional secrets as an interior designer as well as her personal experiences in renovating and decorating her own 1775 home in Connecticut.
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The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive s quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books What s happened since John Wood left Microsoft to change the world? Just ask six million kids in the poorest regions of Asi
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Small Groups That Succeed. Small groups are the key to impacting lives in your church. But a healthy small-group environment-one that fosters meaningful, lasting connections-doesn't just happen. So pull up a chair. Let's talk about how to make it happen. Bill Willits and bestselling author Andy Stanley share their successful approach, which has resulted in nearly eight thousand adults becoming involved in small groups at North Point Community Church in Atlanta.
Creating Characters With Personality
'The' Focal Press introductory photography book, this authoritative classic by leading photography writer and lecturer Michael Langford has been refreshed and revised by best-selling photography author Philip Andrews for today's photographers. Strongly focused on digital, but with key references to traditional photography where relevant, to offer a full grounding in the topic, Langford's Starting Photography is an ideal technical introduction.
For Sale is a brand new version of Creating Cultures Of Thinking by Ron Ritchhart and this book is ready for immediate shipment.
The word "creating" has special meaning for tens of thousands of Americans who attend Robert Fritz's "Technologies for Creating" seminars. There musicians, painters, writers and executives learn how to harness inspirative energy. Now the author of The Path of Least Resistance differentiates between creativity and actually creating the object of one's inspiration.
The path to freedom is filled with questions and uncertainty. Is it possible to truly know who we are? Do our lives have a purpose, or are we just accidental? What are we meant to contribute? What are we meant to become, to create, and to share? In "The Book of Understanding," Osho, one of the most provocative thinkers of our time, challenges us to understand our world and ourselves in a new and radical way.
In 2005, famed civil rights leader and education activist Robert Moses invited one hundred prominent African American and Latino intellectuals and activists to meet to discuss a proposal for acampaignto guarantee a quality education for all children as a constitutional right-a movement that would "transform current approaches to educational inequity, all of which have failed miserably to yield results for our children.
The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling the Corporate University and Creating True Higher Learning
The essential complement to the pathbreaking book Competitive Strategy, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Advantage explores the underpinnings of competitive advantage in the individual firm. Competitive Advantage introduces a whole new way of understanding what a firm does. Porter's groundbreaking concept of the value chain disaggregates a company into "activities," or the discrete functions or processes that represent the elemental building blocks of competitive advantage.
In this substantially revised and updated edition of his 1986 business classic, Creating Shareholder Value, Alfred Rappaport provides managers and investors with the practical tools needed to generate superior returns. The ultimate test of corporate strategy, the only reliable measure, is whether it creates economic value for shareholders. After a decade of downsizings frequently blamed on shareholder value decision making, this book presents a new and indepth assessment of the rationale for shareholder value.
Bestselling author/photographer Chris Orwig offers 30 photographic exercises to renew your passion for capturing the people in your world. This is not a traditional portrait photography book. The goal isn't flattery, but connection and depth. Whether you are a student, busy parent, or seasoned pro photographer, these exercises provide an accessible framework for exploration and growth.
Starting with the basics of camera control and moving on to shutter speeds, aperture, zoom and flash, Langford;s Starting Photography gives you the only introduction to digital photography you;ll ever need. Once you;ve mastered the basics, examples and projects allow you to explore the key methods for capturing a variety of subjects from portraits and pets to landscapes and sports photography, alongside straightforward advice on using editing software to get the best out of your digital shots, will have you producing unforgettable images in moments.
"My Gentle Barn" is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued-and who rescued her back. Sy Montgomery, "The Good Good Pig" Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in
The phenomenal success of the initial public offerings (IPOs) of many new internet companies obscures the fact that fewer than six out of 1 million business plans submitted to venture capital firms will ever reach the IPO stage. Many fail, according to start-up expert John Nesheim, because the entrepreneurs did not have access to the invaluable lessons that come from studying the real-world venture experiences of successful companies.
Extend your photographic vision and harness the full power of Nik's Plug-In Suite (now re-branded as the Nik Collection by Google) with this beautifully illustrated guide that covers the full plug-in suite: Dfine 2.0, Viveza 2, HDR Efex Pro 2, Color Efex
Even today with quality improvement the battle cry of American industry, the quality programs in most companies are limited to "conformance to technical standards," according to quality expert Bradley Gale. While some have ventured a step farther to measure customer satisfaction, few of them, Gale demonstrates, have attempted to track market-perceived "quality" - how buyers select among competing suppliers, why orders are won or lost, and which competitors are succeeding in which market segments.
How smart companies can use subscriptions to win customers, increase cash flow, and ignite growth What do Zipcar, Netflix, and WhatsApp have in common? They are pioneers of the new subscription economy in which people pay automatically for much more than publications. John Warrillow, the acclaimed author of Built to Sell, offers a blueprint for winning subscribers for any kind of business.
Since the days of the first photographs, artists have used various techniques to extend the range of lights and darks in their photos. Photographic masters such as Ansel Adams and Edward Weston spent countless hours burning and dodging their prints to create images with extended dynamic range. With the advent of digital photography, new horizons in extending dynamic range are possible.
This book demonstrates that American agricultural development was far more dynamic than generally portrayed. In the two centuries before World War II, a stream of biological innovations revolutionized the crop and livestock sectors, increasing both land and labor productivity. Biological innovations were essential for the movement of agriculture onto new lands with more extreme climates, for maintaining production in the face of evolving threats from pests, and for the creation of the modern livestock sector.
Nearly every DLSR camera available today also shoots beautiful high-definition video. YouTube and Facebook are bursting with user-generated content as people share their memories and travels. Whether it's highlights from a great vacation, the kids' soccer game, or family gatherings, everyone wants to create compelling video to document it. While DSLR cameras are quite capable of shooting video, for many, their foray into video shooting can be frustrating.
"Adventure Sports Photography," by renowned photographer and workshop leader Tom Bol, combines personal stories from field experience with expert photo technique. Aspiring outdoor photographers, both adventure sports shooters and outdoor photography enthu
Leadership has traditionally resided in one person with many followers. This book presents a new model of mutual leadership, which transforms leadership from one individual's responsibility into a new way of working for everyone. Creating Leaderful Orga
Suzy Bales sums up garden arrangements like this: "Life is best lived in sync with the seasons." She brings a new angle to four-season garden bouquets-gather the blooms, but don't overlook the leaves, branches, and vines you find in the off-season. Her fresh-from-the-garden arrangements celebrate the ever-changing landscape and feature unique combinations of flowers and foliage for floral creations in every style.
A sock is a work of wonder. No other knitted garment has as many structural demands or endures as much wear and tear. The humble sock must defy gravity, suffer the confines of our shoes, and endure being trampled on all day long. All too often, the root cause of a sock's triumph or failure is the yarn itself. In The Knitter's Book of Socks, Clara Parkes shows you how to knit socks from yarn up, following the sock yarn life cycle from its foundations to its final moments on a proud foot.
Author: Seidelin, JacobBook Type: NFLanguage: ENGLISHPublish Date: 2014/03/10Publisher Name: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Creating Your Digital PortfolioThis comprehensive manual gives you all the knowledge and skills you need to build and present a digital portfolio that packs a punch. "Creating Your Digital Portfolio" covers everything from web hosting and uploading content, to personalizing and presenting your work to clinch that job. Exemplary portfolios, both well-constructed and unique, reveal the how, what, and why of putting together an effective digital portfolio, and leading art directors, graphic designers, and illustrators give their professional advice on making a good impression and avoiding common pitfalls.
Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom more generally. In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction writ large.
Digital Manga Workshop: An Artist's Guide to Creating Manga Illustrations on Your Computer
Presents an Eastern philosophy-inspired approach for designing a contemplative garden, and tours five gardens that reflect natural balance and calmness.
Revolutionize your iPhone and iPad game development with Unity iOS, a fully integrated professional application and powerful game engine, which is quickly becoming the best solution for creating visually stunning games for Apple's iDevices easier, and
Whether you are new to Painter or a seasoned pro wanting to take your digital art to the next level, this inspirational book and DVD package will show you how to get the most out of Corel's powerful painting software. Starting with the basics and mo
An enchanting space that's truly unique calls for a sense of humor, whimsy, and an open mind. From a charmed New Orleans childhood to a successful acting career on Broadway and the award-winning TV show "Mad Men "to the opening of his popular Big Easy home furnishings boutique, Hazelnut, Bryan Batt has always turned to home design as a creative outlet.
When it was first published in 1994, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women's health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women's health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today.
Celebrate what's beautiful about traditional style while breaking some of its rules: Take a page out of a designer's book and add your own sense of relaxed whimsy and exuberant personality to create spaces that are versatile, original, and truly livable. That's designer Celerie Kemble's philosophy in a nutshell. It's all about blending a classic sensibility with a dose of irreverence and a dollop of humor to achieve a home that's tasteful, eclectic, always evolving, and always welcoming.
The period between 1867 and 1914 remains the greatest watershed in human history since the emergence of settled agricultural societies: the time when an expansive civilization based on synergy of fuels, science, and technical innovation was born. At its b
Over the last three decades the average life expectancy of a corporation in North America has dipped well below 20 years. In fact, by 1983 a full third of the 1970 Fortune 500 companies had been acquired, merged, or broken apart. In this landmark book, one of the business world's foremost pioneers, Russell L. Ackoff, delivers this indispensable guide for those hoping to beat these odds-and to better navigate the corporate challenges of the next millennium.
In this book, Muncy explains the continuity of white, middle-class, American female reform activity between the Progressive era and the New Deal. She argues that during the Progressive era, female reformers built an interlocking set of organizations that attempted to control child welfare policy. Within this policymaking body, female progressives professionalized their values, bureaucratized their methods, and institutionalized their reforming networks.
Black and white photography has come a long way in the digital world. This comprehensive reference will help you maximize your workflow with coverage of all of the relevant new features of Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2, including every stage of the black
The extensive ritual and mythological lore of the Chinese Triads form the scope of this new paperback title in Brill s Scholars List. The author critically evaluates the extant sources and offers a wealth of contextual information. The core of the book is formed by a close reading of the initiation ritual, including the burning of incense, the altar, the enactment of a journey of life and death, and the blood covenant.
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As our understanding of aging and Alzheimer's, and the cultural changes related to these phenomena, grows so do the implications for interior design. Focus on recent innovations in care environments for the aging with a resource dedicated to this topic. This comprehensive book features: Coverage of the emerging building types of adult day care and hospice and the increased use of gardens and outdoor space in environments for the aging.
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What is the role of political education in liberal democracies? This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book. The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those ideals.