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Don't Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training (Revised Edition)

by Karen Pryor

Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog!a bestselling classic. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal--and human--behavior. A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal trainer, Karen Pryor is a powerful proponent of the principles and practical uses of positive reinforcement in teaching new behaviors. Here are the secrets of changing behavior in pets, kids--even yourself--without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips. . . or shooting the dog: *The principles of the revolutionary "clicker training" method, which owes its phenomenal success to its immediacy of response--so there is no question what action you are rewarding *8 methods of ending undesirable habits--from furniture-clawing cats to sloppy roommates *The 10 laws of "shaping" behavior-for results without strain or pain through "affection training" *Tips for house-training the dog, improving your tennis game, or dealing with an impossible teen *Explorations of exciting new uses for reinforcement training Learn why pet owners rave, "This book changed our lives!" and how these pioneering techniques can work for you too.

Don't Sing at the Table

by Adriana Trigiani

As devoted readers of Adriana Trigiani's New York Times bestselling novels know, this "seemingly effortless storyteller" (Boston Globe) frequently draws inspiration from her own family history, in particular from the lives of her two remarkable grandmothers, who have found their way into all Trigiani's cherished novels. In Don't Sing at the Table, this much-beloved writer has gathered their estimable life lessons, revealing how her grandmothers' simple values have shaped her own life, sharing the experiences, humor, and wisdom of her beloved mentors to delight readers of all ages. Lucia Spada Bonicelli (Lucy) and Yolanda Perin Trigiani (Viola) lived through the twentieth century from beginning to end as working women who juggled careers and motherhood. From the factory line to the family table, Lucy and Viola, the very definition of modern women, cut a path for their granddaughter by demonstrating moxie and pluck in their fearless approach to life, love, and overcoming obstacles. Lucy's and Viola's traditions and spiritual fortitude will encourage you to hold on to the values that make life rich and beautiful. Their entrepreneurial spirit will inspire you to take risks and reap the rewards. And their remarkable resilience in the face of tragedy will be a source of strength and comfort. Trigiani visits the past to seek answers to the essential questions that define the challenges women face today at work and at home. This is a primer, grand-mother to granddaughter, filled with everyday wisdom and life lessons that are truly "tiramisu for the soul" (The Examiner), handed down with care and built to last. Includes an excerpt from Adriana Trigian's novel The Shoemaker's Wife.

The Don't Sweat Affirmations

by Richard Carlson

100 affirmations that reinforce the don't sweat philosophy of life: that not letting the little things get to you is a great way to reduce stress overall. These peaceful, beautifully written affirmations are simple statements that hold a big impact. Readers who repeat only several affirmations a day will find their lives becoming more calm and less frantic immediately.

The Don't Sweat Guide to Holidays

by Editors of Don't Sweat Press

We often get so busy around the holidays, we forget to take the time to enjoy them. This book guides readers through this hectic time of the year with helpful techniques on gift giving, family visits, overcoming the stress of entertaining, and more.

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff...and it's all small stuff

by Richard Carlson

From the back cover: Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and it's all small stuff is a book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy. Dr. Richard Carlson using an insightful language shows ways to calm down in the midst of your incredibly,hurried, stress-filled life.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and It's All Small Stuff

by Dr Richard Carlson

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is a book that tells you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy. In thoughtful and insightful language, author Richard Carlson reveals ways to calm down in the midst of your incredibly hurried, stress-filled life.You can learn to put things into perspective by making the small daily changes Dr. Carlson suggests, including advice such as "Choose your battles wisely"; "Remind yourself that when you die, your 'in' box won't be empty"; and "Make peace with imperfection". With Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... you'll also learn how to: Live in the present moment Let others have the glory at times Lower your tolerance to stress Trust your intuitions Live each day as it might be your lastWith gentle, supportive suggestions, Dr. Carlson reveals ways to make your actions more peaceful and caring, with the added benefit of making your life more calm and stress-free.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at Work: Simple Ways to Minimize Stress and Conflict While Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others

by Richard Carlson

The author reveals tips that will transform your outlook at the office, easing stress there, and also leading to a happier life at home.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Men

by Richard Carlson

Over the past five years, Richard Carlson has shown countless families, lovers, and workers how to live in a more calm and productive manner. Now he turns his attention to men, with numerous simple strategies and life lessons that blend humor, warmth, and uncommon wisdom. Carlson invites men of all ages to enjoy the benefits of simplification and discover what so many of us already know: that its a stressful world out there, but it doesn't have to be.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms

by Kristine Carlson

In the first new Don't Sweat the Small Stuff book in nine years, Kristine Carlson shows how moms can live with less stress and more happiness. Carlson gives mothers tried-and-true advice that will empower them to find greater peace, joy, and harmony within themselves and their homes. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms reveals how to: Be a Mom, Not a Friend Balance Being a Woman and a Mom Pursue Your Passion, But Not at the Expense of Your Children Reclaim Your Family

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens

by Richard Carlson

Now the #1 bestselling author of the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series, Richard Carlson, Ph.D., offers teenagers simple, helpful wisdom for coping with everyday issuesAnyone who thinks teens have it easy hasn't been to a high school recently. As the headlines remind us almost daily, America's teenagers deal with stress in just about every facet of their lives: academics, sports, social situations, family life, money matters, even work. Now Richard Carlson, author of the Don't Sweat series, with sales of 12 million copies, applies the same techniques to teens that have made his other books required reading for anyone coping with life's everyday challenges. In simple, straightforward language, Dr. Carlson addresses common teen concerns with chapters such as: "Make Peace with Your Mistakes," "Be Creative in Your Rebellion," "Be Okay with Your Bad Hair Day," "Turn Down the Drama Meter," and "Notice Your Parents Doing Things Right." As with his other Don't Sweat the Small Stuff titles, teens and their parents will find that Richard Carlson's positive approach helps to minimize the impact stressful situations have on their lives.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens: Simple Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Times

by Richard Carlson

This is a self-help book for teens that offers tips on how to manage the small problems in a teen's life so they don't turn into larger ones. Each of the 100 tips is explained, including an example in a short, easy to read, chapter.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women

by Richard Carlson Kristine Carlson

For women everywhere: Encouraging and soothing advice on reducing stress and increasing enjoyment, from the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love.With more than 12 million copies sold and still going strong, the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series has helped countless readers rethink the way they address lifes big and small problems. Now in a book written specifically for women, Kristine Carlson offers the same calming and encouraging advice in 100 short and spirited essays. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women addresses such important and timely issues as balancing family and work demands, debating effectively with spouses and partners, dealing with children and friendships, finding time for reflection and self-care, and much more. With clever and memorable titles as Don't Be a Backseat Driver (Unless It Could Save Your Life), Know Your Hot Spots, Make Peace with the Mundane, and Stop Comparing Yourself to the Media Measuring Stick, Kristine Carlson helps readers focus on what's really important, keep in touch with their feelings, live with spirit, and--when all else fails--learn to laugh. A true life-saver, this potent book is full of sage advice and comforting thoughts, from one busy woman to another.

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love

by Richard Carlson

Now available in paperback! The New York Times bestselling authors show readers how to feel like newlyweds every day.He's helped 12 million people reduce the stress at home and at work. Now the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Richard Carlson with Kristine, his wife of 14 years bring us a simple, stress-free approach to love. While depression, heartache, and anger are associated with love relationships, stress is rarely identified as a problem. Yet we all have concerns about our most important relationships. In one hundred brief, beautifully written essays, the authors show readers how not to overreact to a loved one's criticism, how to appreciate your spouse in new ways, how to get past old angers, and many other ways to improve and increase the joy and pleasure that can and should be part of any relationship.

Don't Tell A Whopper on Fridays!: The Children's Truth-Control Book

by Nancy R. Thatch David Melton Adolph J. Moser

Suggesting ways that can help children tell the truth instead of lying, Dr. Moser and David Melton make their point with humorous illustrations and informative text. Full color.

Don't Throw Away Tomorrow

by Robert H. Schuller

Fifty years ago Robert H. Schuller founded a church on the idea that with faith, focus, and follow-through all of our dreams can become realities. A tireless advocate of this positive message, he built the Crystal Cathedral into one of America's most popular and beloved centers of worship. Dedicating his life to both his family and his ministry, Dr. Schuller has gone on to teach millions the power of belief. A gifted and moving storyteller, he now offers the wisdom he's gained over a lifetime of optimism and devotion. In this personal and inspirational book, Schuller shows us how the universal principles that have formed his life and his work can guide ours as well. Starting with the message of "Don't Throw Away Tomorrow!" this landmark book discusses powerful and universal ideals such as starting with optimism, choosing positive values, keeping focused, clearing the channels of communication, and-most important-looking to the Ultimate Authority. For fifty years Americans have been listening to Schuller's thoughtful guidance and have been inspired by his love of humanity and God. Don't Throw Away Tomorrow is a culmination of his wisdom, delivered directly to the reader-a tribute to the power of possibility thinking.

Don't Worry, Make Money: Spiritual and Practical Ways to Create Abundance and More Fun in Your Life

by Richard Carlson

"Richard Carlson provides one hundred new strategies for living more fully and worrying less as a means of attracting more wealth and abundance in our lives. Often we get into the trap of thinking that the only way to earn a good living is to stay late at the office, feeling stressed out and full of anxiety. However, this can actually get in the way of having a productive and rewarding career, and can drastically decrease our earnings. In thought-provoking, unique pieces, Carlson shows us how to invest in the market, instead of worrying about it; how to get real mileage out of reflection; how to make a truly great impression on clients; how taking your lunch break (instead of working through it) may pay off in more ways than you think; and how we shouldn't rely on too much data in making decisions." "Accept the fact that you can make excuses, or you can make money, but you can't do both," Carlson tells us, as he shows us how to spend most of our work time on the "critical inch" of our business, instead of on the peripheral agendas that don't really earn the big bucks. He tells us how to be prepared to walk away from any negotiation, and how this attitude will help us to strike better deals. And he reveals specific money strategies, such as why it's better to buy large deductible insurance, how to decide between a fixed and variable interest rate on a mortgage, and how to save two years of living expenses for when the unexpected happens." "Full of interesting and unique ideas for the overworked business person, Don't Worry, Make Money shows readers how to live a life that's more wealthy, productive, and carefree by refusing to let worry get you down."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Don't You Dare Get Married until You Read This!: The Book of Questions for Couples

by Corey Donaldson

If you're headed for the altar- or you're in a serious relationship that could lead to marriage, you probably already know that issues like love, sex, money, religion, kids, in-laws, and even who has to walk the dog can become potential landmines if you and your partner don't discuss your feelings openly before you take the plunge. Now, Corey Donaldson has put together more than 500 questions-- ranging from playful to provocative-- designed to get you and your partner talking frankly and communicating effectively before you walk down the aisle. Donaldson covers hot topics such as: * Does it matter to you who earns most of the money? * What does my family do that annoys you? * What is the difference, for you, between love and romance? * What place do you believe religion has in the world? * How long do you want to wait before having children? * If I wanted to move away from our families for work, would you support me? * Who cleans the house? Perfect for couples in the midst of planning their nuptials, a duo considering "I do," or even partners in established relationships who just want to get to know each other again, Don't You Dare Get Married Until You Read This! is a must-have for anyone who wants to make their marriage last.

Don't You Get It? Living with Auditory Learning Disabilities

by Harvey Edell Jay. R. Lucker Loraine Alderman

If you or someone you know has (APD), an Auditory Processing Disorder sometimes called a central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), also described as an Auditory Information Processing Disorders (APD) (Lucker 2005a), this book can give you the answers to the many questions. Two of the most often asked questions about APD are: 'What is it like to have the disorder?' and 'Can a person overcome it?' This book provides insights into both of these questions.

DontDateHimGirl.com Presents - So the Bastard Broke Your Heart, Now What?

by Tasha Cunningham

He may not have been that into you, but the bastard who just broke your heart will be a distant memory after reading this book - a 10-step guide to help you get your brokenhearted butt in gear, break your addiction to bad boyfriends and find lasting love. Written by DontDateHimGirl.com founder and newspaper columnist Tasha Cunningham, this book reveals the must-have secret weapon that belongs in every single girl's dating arsenal.Inspired by the stories of the thousands of women who have shared their dating stories on DontDateHimGirl.com, So the Bastard Broke Your Heart, Now What? will put you and your broken heart on the path to recovery armed with the tools you'll need to get over your bad breakup. After reading this book, you'll emerge stronger, smarter and sexier, well on your way to finding the guy who will be VERY into you!

Door of Hope

by Jan Frank

Victims of abuse-any abuse-need to know how other people have made it through the recovery process. As a victim of incest herself, Jan Frank understands the myriad emotions that victims struggle with and offers ten proven stops toward recovery in Door of Hope.A powerful story of inspiration and restoration, Door of Hope, is Jan's journey toward wholeness. But it is much more than a story. It is hope for other victims. And in this updated edition, Jan provides a special section featuring answers to questions most often asked by abuse victims and those who love them.

Dopefiend

by Tim Elhajj

Elhajj uses the principles learned in his 12-step program to forge a powerful bond with the son he left behind at age 3, as that boy grows to maturity and a new closeness with his father. Dopefiend chronicles the help the author was able to give his son when the family disease of addiction threatened the young man's life.

Doral Publishings Hands-On Dog Care: The Complete Book of Canine First Aid

by Susan M. Copeland John A. Hamil

* Do you need to call your vet?<P> * What should you do until you can get your dog to the veterinary clinic?<P> * If veterinary assistance is not required, how to dyou handle the illness or injury?<P> It's all here in Hands-On Dog Care. Three easy-to-use sections work together to give you all the tools you'll need to handle any health problem.

Double Outsiders

by Jessica Faye Carter

Double Outsiders examines the most important issues facing professional women of color (for example, black, Asian, and Latino women) today. It clarifies the challenges they face and debunks myths and fallacies about them in corporate environments. It also provides those seeking to learn more about corporate women of color with these women's unique perspectives, their personal stories, insight into their experiences and cultures, and an understanding of their achievements. Double Outsiders analyzes critical success factors for professional women of color, provides resources, and offers potential solutions to challenges they face in corporate America. In addition, it provides companies with insight into one of their fastest-growing employee demographics and helps them learn key strategies for their recruitment and retention.

Double Trouble In Recovery

by Howard Vogel

Since 1989, clients with severe co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders have found experience, strength, and hope through the Twelve Step group Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR). This is the equivalent to the Alcoholics Anonymous Book for those dealing with severe mental illness and addiction. Priced economically for distribution to group members.

Down, But Not Out

by Barry Minkow

Everyone's had a bad day, some of us have had a lot worse. But as Barry Minkow shows in this inspirational and empowering book, you can come back from anything. He started from jail-and millions in debt. You might be starting from a wrecked marriage. Or a business gone belly up. Whatever your failure, you can overcome and get beyond it starting today. In Down, But Not Out, Barry explains the 10 all-important steps you need to succeed in the process. You may not end up helping the FBI bust investment fraud like Barry does today, but you can turn your life around and get back on the road to success. Barry shows you how.

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