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Being a single mother is difficult--especially in the cash-strapped financial environment that we live in today. With the cost of gas, food, and college all going up, how can one woman do it all? Single mothers need a practical, issue-specific, easy-to-read guide to personal finance issues. Answering questions about the costs of rent, day care, health care, college, and more, this book will serve as a valuable tool for struggling single mothers everywhere. Whether they receive child support or not, most single mothers live on tighter-than-tight budgets--and they need a go-to guide to get them through tough times and plan for the future. Offering the advice single moms need to find a sense of security, this book is an affordable alternative to a financial advisor.
Each of us wears our personality like a disguise-but with the Enneagram, you can strip away that mask and reveal your true self. A timeless tool used by corporate trainers, counselors, and mental health professionals, the Enneagram defines nine basic personality types. Which are you?: Evangelical Idealist, People Pleaser, King of the Hill, Creative Seeker, Masterful Hermit, Loyal Guardian, Optimistic Dreamer, The Dominator, Peaceful Lamb.
Packed with helpful tips and sound financial practices, this practical yet inspirational guide leads you on a step-by-step journey to financial independence and security.
Good health means making good choices every day--and with this book, you can get fit and happy, one choice at a time. With daily advice and tried-and-true tactics for every aspect of health, you'll reach your optimum level of well being--from head to toe: Monday:Go meatless on Mondays Tuesday:Do push-ups to strengthen your core Wednesday:Sign up for a foreign language class--and stimulate your brain Thursday:Incorporate interval training into your run to build endurance Friday:Take a yoga class to build flexibility Saturday:Play a game of pick-up basketball with your best buds Sunday:Take a nap on the afternoon for some much-needed Zs With this book, you'll have the advice you need to make this the year that you truly do get healthier every day in every way!
Children often have trouble telling their father how much they love him. Fortunately, this book expresses those emotions for them. This endearing collection of stories about the everyday heroics of the contributors? fathers, and father figures, will show Dad how much he means to his children. From the story of a fly fishing trip that bonded father and daughter to the one that saw a friend's imposing father turn into the contributor's own loving father-figure, this wonderful book brings together tales of heroic dads from all walks of life, and is a great way for his kids to show him how much they care. And it lets dads everywhere know that they don't need to be daring to be heroic'that it can be the little things that mean the most to his kids.
This touching collection of stories written by people of all ages and backgrounds will honor the most important woman in everyone's life'their mother. Sons and daughters can show Mom how heroic she is and how grateful they are for her daily acts of kindness, gentle guidance, solid wisdom, and willingness to always put family first. From a mother who helped her teenage daughter beat depression to one who hand-built a desk from scraps for her aspiring-writer son, this collection provides plenty of stories to uniquely express one's gratitude and admiration for their mother, or mother figure, who played a starring role in their life. Children will be able to give her a gift that touches her heart and that she'll be proud to display. Finally, Mom's everyday heroic deeds will not go unnoticed.
In this collection, readers meet more than 50 great teachers who have made all the difference in their students' lives. Each essay is written by a contributor whose experiences reflect the enormous impact a great teacher has had on his or her life.
Layoffs, health problems, divorce, staying home with the kids'there are many reasons why families may find themselves living on only one income. For some, going from two incomes to one is a matter of tightening their belts; for others, it can mean complete financial hardship. Either way, there are ways to minimize the impact. Unlike other books of its kind, this book addresses families who plan for economic change as well as those who are forced into a new income bracket. Practical and easy to apply, this book offers families advice they can tailor to their personal situation, including how to: Budget for essentials costs Sell, rent, or take a loan out on your house Commute and get around town affordably Secure health insurance Pay down debt With this book, families have the financial planner they need to prosper and succeed during tough financial times.
You're so skinny'what have you been eating? Have you spoken to your brothers today? Would it kill you to go to Mass with your mother? Everyone who has every walked into an Italian mother's kitchen has been met with a kiss on the cheek and spoonful of her special gravy'whether you're a relative, friend, friend of a relative, or paperboy. This book packs the kisses, sauces, and everything and anything else expected from Ma into a funny and poignant book. Authors Laura Mosiello and Susan Reynolds cook up and serve plenty of recipes, jokes, facts, and stories for Italians and non-Italians alike. They deliver the same wisdom and love Mama has been talking about (with her hands) for years. This book makes the praise, hugs, and finger wagging available at all times.
Visit the Vegas They Don't Want You to Know About!Whether this is your first or fiftieth visit, you'd be surprised at how much of the city's mystique you can miss while you're pulling slots until dawn. From getting comped at a casino every time to finding the best stripper to teach you how to pole dance, you'll learn all of the hidden magic that permeates this incredible city in this tell-all handbook. You'll also get an insider's take on: How to get invited to the Fetish and Fantasy Ball Why you shouldn't drink the water in Vegas Where to have a $5,000 lunch Where to find the world's biggest topless pool Who's been blacklisted by the Gaming Control Board Organized according to the seven deadly sins, the hidden gems in The Sordid Secrets of Las Vegas are your keys to uncovering the dirty secrets of Sin City!
Train Your Brain to Get Happy: The Simple Program That Primes Your Grey Cells for Joy, Optimism, and Serenityby Susan Reynolds Stan Wenck Teresa Aubele
Happiness begins at the cellular level--and your brain is making new neurons every day. Which means that you can literally program yourself for happiness--if you know how. With this groundbreaking guide, you fire up your neurons for joy when you learn to: Reroute the fight-or-flight response that causes your stress and anxiety Focus your gray cells' attention on emotional well-being Engage in activities that flood your brain with dopamine and serotonin, among other "happy" chemicals Satisfy your brain's hunger for pleasure through diet and exercise Enhance nutrition in your life with the right vitamins and supplements Trick your brain into building new pathways to serenity Written by acclaimed neuroscientist and Henry David Thoreau scholar Dr. Teresa Aubele and psychologist Dr. Stan Wenck, this book combines the latest research in both neuroscience and human behavior to give you the brain-changing program you need to lead a blissful life--each and every day!
You really can think yourself rich--when you program your gray matter to make money. In this groundbreaking guide, neuroscientist Dr. Teresa Aubele teams up with finance whiz Doug Freeman, business consultant Dr. Lee Hausner, and Psychology Today blogger Susan Reynolds to help you capitalize on your brain--literally. This one-of-a-kind method draws upon the most recent breakthroughs in neuroscience, biology, and psychology to show you how to: Make more money, by reprogramming your brain to identify the best opportunities Invest more wisely, by short-circuiting the pleasure center that facilitates your faulty reasoning Rebound from financial setbacks, without getting trapped by your brain's fight-or-flight response Create more wealth, by focusing your mind on innovation and creativity Keep more of what you make, by tricking your brain into taking the long view This book is your ticket to a more money-minded brain, a bigger bank account, and a richer life--one fortune at a time!
This collection contains fifty stories written by people who attended the original Woodstock Festival in 1969. Since all the books that preceded it have focused on the musicians, promoters, and staff, this book will be the first one that chronicles the audience's experience in an up close and personal way. This book documents the event itself, but also provides a mesmerizing portrait of America as that tumultuous decade came to a close. It is nostalgic, historical, and a fascinating read that will appeal to all Baby Boomers, their offspring, and anyone who wonders what it was really like'and what became of all those ?hippies. '
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