How Understanding Your Mother's Influence Can Set You on a Path to a Better Life
Author: Henry Cloud,John Townsend
No one has influenced the person you are today like your mother. The way she handled your needs as a child has shaped your worldview, your relationships, your marriage, your career, your self-image—your life. Our Mothers, Ourselves can help you identify areas that need reshaping, to make positive choices for personal change, and to establish a mature relationship with Mom today. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend steer you down a path of discovery and growth beyond the effects of six common mom types: The Phantom Mom The China Doll Mom The Controlling Mom The Trophy Mom The Still-the-Boss Mom The American Express Mom You'll learn how your mom affected you as a child and may still be affecting you today. And you'll find a realistic and empowering approach to filling your unmet mothering needs in healthy, life-changing ways through other people. Our Mothers, Ourselves is a biblical route to wholeness and growth, to deeper and more satisfying bonds with your family, friends, and spouse—and to a new, healthier way of relating to your mother today.
You & Your Aging Parents
Author: David H. Klein
Publisher: Browntrout Pub
Category: Social Science
Offers advice to children of aging parents on dealing with the psychological, emotional, and practical issues associated with aging and impending death
Author: Trevor Noah
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.
Wenn Mütter bereuen
Author: Orna Donath
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
Category: Social Science
Darf man es bereuen, Mutter zu sein? Ein Tabubruch "Regretting Motherhood" thematisiert, was bisher kaum ausgesprochen wird: Dass viele Frauen in der Mutterschaft nicht die "vorgeschriebene" Erfüllung finden. Dass sie ihre Kinder lieben und trotzdem nicht Mutter sein wollen. Ih ihrem bahnbrechenden Buch analysiert die engagierte Soziologin Orna Donath die Dimension des Tabus und lässt Mütter selbst von ihren Erfahrungen berichten.
How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings
Author: Sunny Sea Gold
Sunny Sea Gold started fighting a binge eating disorder in her teens. But most books on the topic were aimed at older women, women she had a hard time relating to. Calling on top psychiatrists, nutritionists, and fitness experts, Sunny offers real advice to a new generation fighting an age-old war. With humor and compassion from someone who's seen it all, Food: The Good Girl's Drug is about experiences shared by many women-whether they've been struggling with compulsive overeating their whole lives, or have just admitted to themselves, that yes, it's more than just a bad habit.
A Book of Prayers and Devotionals
Author: Omichele D. Whitfield
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
There comes a point in life when you come to a crossroad between Gods will for you, as you know it, and current circumstances youre faced with. Making the right choices in the right timing can often be intimidating and unclear. Many times in each of our lives, we have secret strugglesthings we cannot share with others or even things we really dont know that exist deep within our spirits. Ultimately, we end up in a struggle between our Spirit and our flesh where our relationship with God and our assignment for the kingdom often hangs in the balance. Its time to break those strongholds and shift gears toward Gods plans for you. You are more than a conqueror through Christ Jesus! Christ won the victory at the cross, and he ever intercedes for your victorious triumph through lifes processes to lay hold on the promise. The road to divine destiny, though, can be laden with seemingly insurmountable difficulties that you feel you cant overcome. But take courage and know that there is no significant gain without pain. Get ready to catapult your spiritual life into maturity and abounding growth through these pages of inspirational counsel. Let this guide challenge you to reflect on your personal experiences and discover how to break through vicious cycles in your life. Stop walking in circles and get on the path to accomplishing your purpose. Give God the chance to lead you through Thirty-Five Days to Breakthrough! Thirty-Five Days to Breakthrough is a devotional filled with inspirational messages and prayers to give you the tools you need to break through those stubborn circumstances in your life. Whatever your struggle, these daily devotionals challenge you to let go of defeat and frustration and grab hold of Gods perfection and total restoration for your life. Let this be a map on your journey into the depths of your spirit, vowing to overcome everything that has held you hostage. Shatter the glass walls in your life and walk into your destiny. Dont put yourself or destiny on the back burner any longer. Instead, gain the tools necessary to shift your life into its place called destiny! Every day of this book, you are challenged, reproved, and encouraged to search deep within your soul and consult your Father in heaven about your life and your current situation. Comprised of thirty-five devotionals, prayers, and a daily reflections journal, youre sure to consider new ideas, new thoughts and develop a positive and optimistic attitude about where youve been, where you are, and where youre going!
Chronicles of the canongate. Anne of Geierstein. Tales of a Grandfather
Author: Walter Scott
Author: United States. Congress
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Alfred Hitchcock, A Personal Biography
Author: Charlotte Chandler
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Category: Performing Arts
(Applause Books). North by Northwest . Psycho . Rear Window . The Birds . Vertigo. When it comes to murder and mayhem, shock and suspense, the films of Alfred Hitchcock can not be surpassed. For this book, Charlotte Chandler interviewed Hitchcock, his wife, daughter, film crew members, and many of the stars who appeared in his films, including Kim Novak, Janet Leigh, Cary Grant, Tippi Hedren and James Stewart. Throughout the book, Chandler shares Hitchcock's wit and wisdom. When actors took themselves too seriously, he would remind them, "it's only a movie." Chandler introduces us to the real Hitchcock, a devoted family man and notorious practical joker, who made suspenseful thrillers mixed with subtle humor and tacit eroticism. " It's Only a Movie is the best book ever written about my father. It really is amazing." Patricia Hitchcock
Understanding Ethics Through Television
Author: Jamie Carlin Watson,Robert Arp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Television presents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts of moral philosophy using concrete examples from classic and contemporary television shows. Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classic television shows, such as The Office, Law and Order, Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complex philosophical concepts Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementary introductory ethics text Features case studies, study questions, and suggested readings Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows, and are easily accessible Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversial ethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide, censorship and the erosion of values Includes a companion website at http://whatsgoodontv.webs.com
A Guide to African American Wellness
Author: Michelle A. Gourdine
Publisher: Yale University Press
According to the federal Office of Minority Health, African Americans "are affected by serious diseases and health conditions at far greater rates than other Americans." In fact, African Americans suffer an estimated 85,000 excess deaths every year from diseases we know how to prevent: heart disease, stroke, cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In this important and accessible book, Dr. Michelle Gourdine provides African Americans with the knowledge and guidance they need to take charge of their well-being. "Reclaiming Our Health: A Guide to African American Wellness" begins with an overview of the primary health concerns facing African Americans and explains who is at greatest risk of illness. Expanding on her career and life experiences as an African American physician, Dr. Gourdine presents key insights into the ways African American culture shapes health choices--how beliefs, traditions, and values can influence eating choices, exercise habits, and even the decision to seek medical attention. She translates extensive research into practical information and presents readers with concrete steps for achieving a healthier lifestyle, as well as strategies for navigating the health-care system. This interactive guide with illustrations is a vital resource for every African American on how to live a healthier and more empowered life, and an indispensable handbook for health-care providers, policy makers, and others working to close the health gap among people of color. Says Gourdine, "I wrote this book to empower our community to solve our own health problems and to save our own lives."
Author: Eva Wolsgaard-Iversen
Sitting in a cell, knowing she is going to die, Ninona thinks back on her life. Her choices and the consequences. When she comes to a clearing in the forest, the choice she makes to settle and make it her home has consequences beyond her wildest imagination. She is forced to face her fears and deal with her regrets, shame, and guilt. Ninona’s Story is not just about the physical journey but more so the spiritual journey. We share her thought and feelings while learning how she deals with it all. The forest itself and the animals in it help and support Ninona in her process; she in turn gives back what she can. As she helps the young male wolf, she not only explains to him what she does and why but also how the physical ailments often are the body showing the need to deal with deep buried psychological challenges, as in order to heal the broken leg, the wolf has to mend his broken heart. Ninona is later on reminded that even as a healer she is not expected to heal the world. Ninona learns about the all-important balance between the elements and how nature always has to maintain that balance as its existence depends on it. She is a student of nature who becomes a teacher, a teacher who speaks the language of nature. While being a student of nature, her own boundaries are pushed further and further out.
Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes
Author: Franziskus (Papst),
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.
Author: Charity Beck,Jen Hellman
Publisher: Positive Impact Magazine
Our mission is to be a multimedia rescource for sharing stories, ideas and actions that inspire, educate, motivate and provide solutions that will result in a worldwide movement of positive change.
Author: Chathuri Nugawela
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Eastern Waves, Western Shores is a novel based on the life of a Sri Lankan woman who comes to study in England and then moves back to Sri Lanka and struggles fitting back in. The expectation of the elders, of society in general, cultural norms and the demands on a modern day career woman overwhelm her. She is torn between her loyalty to her family and the dreams she has for herself. It is a book about a looming arranged marriage, the yearning of young woman to fall in love hopefully with someone that is acceptable to her and her family, to live away from the family feuds and land disputes, away from the "dictatorship" of elders vs her duties towards them. Even after following her heart and her dreams she feels tormented sometimes and seeks an equilibrium in America.
Author: Scott Palmer,Bethany Palmer
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Category: Business & Economics
The hidden key to a healthy relationship is not just managing money but understanding how the other approaches money. Every couple argues about money. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been married for 40 years or dating for 4 months, money touches every decision you make as a couple—from the $5 cup of coffee to the $50,000 car. And when the two of you don’t see eye-to-eye on how much to spend or how much to save, that’s when arguments turn into ugly toxic fights that leave both persons feeling hurt and angry. It’s why money has become the #1 cause of divorce in the U.S. Obviously, something needs to change. The reason this crisis has not been addressed is because it has never been identified, defined, or given a name. Scott and Bethany Palmer, aka “The Money Couple,” have identified and defined this problem and offer concrete solutions to fix it. With The 5 Money PersonalitiesTM DVD-Based Study, you can get to the root of money arguments and start really working together. You’ll discover what has an impact on your loved one’s money decisions, and you’ll learn how to talk about money in a way that’s actually fun! You’ll figure out how to put an end to money secrets and lies once and for all. Features include: 12 sessions of interactive reflection and study Valuable discussion questions for couples and small groups Intended for use with The 5 Money Personalities DVD-Based Study (9781401678166).
vom Mißbrauch elterlicher Macht und seinen Folgen
Author: Susan Forward
Category: Eltern - Kind - Psychisches Trauma
Every Mom's Modern Guide to Getting Past Perfection, Regaining Sanity, and Raising Great Kids
Author: Alyson Schafer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
As a psychotherapist, parent educator and parent coach, Alyson Schäfer has worked with a great many mothers who, in the quest to be a "good mother" have ended up on the door step of despair. Alyson is a forty-something, suburbanite, working-mother of two and can speak to these issues both personally and professionally. This book explains the psycho-social phenomena of how each person creates their own unique "good mother myth" and then examines why these myths are not only faulty, but could in fact lead to poor parenting, marital disaster and individual crisis. Her years of educating parents around these concepts afford Alyson the skill to take complex ideas and explain them to a lay audience in a compelling and easy to understand way. Capitalizing on the need to present parents with information in an easy to digest format, the book is presented as a series of personal stories, each highlighting a common parenting myth. This format will appeal to tired parents who have little time and energy for "academia". Instead, readers learn by taking a voyeuristic peek into the private family lives of the book's characters. Readers can identify with the fictitious parents and coaching clients in the stories and see first hand how the characters ’ life experiences shaped their unique "good mother myths" and how these myths create conflict in their lives. The author offers up ideas for how the character can reject her current thinking and adopt a more useful outlook to improve her situation. The story arc allows readers to identify and then project how their parenting may be unknowingly going off the rails. The goal of this book is to provide parents with some basic education and a means of self-discovery. Readers uncover their own good mother myths and are given an eye-opening glimpse into potential issues to challenge their thinking. A great sense of empowerment is restored as mothers become better able to resist the pulls of their personal and cultural myths, and instead begin parenting with greater intention and in ways that are more suitable to proper child guidance.