Lightness of Body and Mind
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

Lightness of Body and Mind

Forget every tactic you’ve ever tried to lose weight and feel better. Put down your weapons once and for all, and step out of the field of battle. Despite how it may seem, your brain and body are not unsupportive beasts bent on undermining your fitness goals. They just want some chips and dip, that’s all. They aren’t the problem. The way you’re trying to manipulate them is. In Lightness of Body and Mind: A Radical Approach to Weight and Wellness, personal trainer Sarah Hays Coomer offers a different approach. She proposes that you will never be able to achieve a body you love by doing things that you hate, that deprivation and limitation will never set you free, and that punishing wo...

The Word Leaps the Gap
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 710

The Word Leaps the Gap

This is a collection of essays to celebrate Richard Hays' 60th birthday. It is written by colleagues and friends whose scholarly imaginations have been sparked in numerous ways by his insights.

Themelios, Volume 35, Issue 1
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 196

Themelios, Volume 35, Issue 1

Themelios is an international, evangelical, peer-reviewed theological journal that expounds and defends the historic Christian faith. Themelios is published three times a year online at The Gospel Coalition (http://thegospelcoalition.org/themelios/) and in print by Wipf and Stock. Its primary audience is theological students and pastors, though scholars read it as well. Themelios began in 1975 and was operated by RTSF/UCCF in the UK, and it became a digital journal operated by The Gospel Coalition in 2008. The editorial team draws participants from across the globe as editors, essayists, and reviewers. General Editor: D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Managing Editor: Brian T...

Where the Light Gets in
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Where the Light Gets in

"Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a ... secret: her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called Primary Progressive Aphasia at the age of sixty-one. In [this memoir], Williams-Paisley tells the full story of her mother's illness, from diagnosis through the present-day, drawing on her memories of her relationship with the fascinating, complicated, and successful woman who raised her"--

You Are a Badass
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

You Are a Badass

YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON'T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already. The kind you've never made before. By the end of You Are a Badass, you'll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.

Your Patient Safety Survival Guide
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 196

Your Patient Safety Survival Guide

Medical errors happen all the time. Yet, it’s not enough to rely on the health care system itself to remedy the problems. Patients must be aware of the risks and involved in the solutions. Here, the author looks at the most common risks, offers solutions patients can employ, and considers approaches to solving problems where they exist.

Strong Inside
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Strong Inside

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-08-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

"Strong Inside is the dramatic, untold story of Perry Wallace, a brilliant student and talented athlete who became the first African-American basketball player in the SEC at Vanderbilt University during the tumultuous late 1960s. The fast-paced, richly detailed biography places Wallace's struggles and ultimate success into the larger contexts of civil rights and race relations in the South"--Provided by publisher"--

Unhooked
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Unhooked

A specialist in treating addictions and a former patient outline a method of controlling any kind of addiction--including substance abuse and other compulsive behaviors that mask emotional pain--by understanding the underlying pain.

Evicted
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 418

Evicted

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016
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  • Publisher: Crown

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION - FINALIST FOR THE PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times Book Review - The Boston Globe - The Washington Post - NPR - Entertainment Weekly - The New Yorker - Bloomberg - Esquire - Buzzfeed - Fortune - San Francisco Chronicle - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Politico - The Week - Bookpage - Kirkus Reviews - Amazon - Barnes and Noble Review - Apple - Library Journal - Chicago Public Library - Publishers Weekly - Booklist - Shelf Awareness From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a...

The Power of Persuasion
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 278

The Power of Persuasion

Looks at the power of effective persuasion, describing the mindset and tactics of persuasion professionals and detailing ways to protect oneself from becoming a victim of manipulation.