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Do you or someone you love have a Y chromosome? If so, this book is for you. The average life expectancy for men is five years shorter than for women. Why? Because men neglect their health. Dr. Stephen C. Brewer's The Canyon Ranch Guide to Men's Fitness: A Doctor's Prescription for Male Wellness aims to remedy that. This do-it-yourself guide is divided into four sections designed to target each specific phase on your journey to well-being.
or ten-year-old Lazorek Hershenfis in Radom, Poland, life with his family is joyful. Lazorek's father, Israel (known as "Srul") operates a leather-cutting business, and the family spends idyllic summers harvesting fruit from orchards in the nearby countryside. His brothers Mayer and Abush work as tailors to supplement the family's income and Lazorek's sister Chaya is a kindergarten teacher and a playmate especially cherished. A deeply respected healer in the community, Lazorek's beautiful mother Rivka shows him the meaning of caring unselfishly for others. But what is given does not always appear to be returned in kind, as Lazorek discovers on his journey into the ghetto and the concentration camps. Lazorek survives and journeys to Palestine, taking the name Eliezer Ayalon. A new life begins.. . but can memories be forgotten? With "A Cup of Honey," Neile Sue Friedman and Eliezer Ayalon impart the richness and endurance of the family love that inspires the Holocaust survivor to perpetuate the lives of those he lost by telling their story.
In the future there is no disease. There is no war. There is no discontent. All citizens are complacent members of the Global Governance. But one summer is about to change everything. Keeva Tee just turned fifteen. She's about to make the trip to Monarch Camp to be imprinted with her intended life partner. But in her happy, carefree life in the Ocean Community, she hears whispers about "anomalies"-citizens who can't be imprinted. When Keeva arrives at Monarch Camp, her worst nightmare becomes a reality-she is an anomaly. She beings to doubt everything she's ever believed. What if freedom and individuality have been sacrificed for security? When Keeva finds a warning carved under a bunk bed she begins to understand: nonconformity will be punished, dissent is not an option, insurgents will be destroyed.
With just two fingers from each hand, the healing process can begin. Bio-Touch: Healing with the Power in Our Fingertips is the story of the scientifically-proven, touch-based healing technique proven to alleviate pain, stress, the symptoms of disease, and depression. Debra Schildhouse, an initial skeptic, is drawn to Bio-Touch after feeling helpless to do anything for her daughter's agonizing headaches from a mysterious illness. Her search for a method to heal others' pain gradually becomes an inner journey of personal healing as she opens her mind and eventually becomes a certified instructor and practitioner of Bio-Touch. In tandem with her own story, Schildhouse recounts Bio-Touch founder Paul Bucky's journey as he follows his spiritual path to the discovery of Bio-Touch. Throughout the narrative Schildhouse relates miraculous stories of healing. Touching and often funny, Bio-Touch draws together the many invisible bonds of the universe linking us all together.
After the sudden death of her mother, Joss Ryckman finds herself running away from everything-the life she did not choose of managing the family bakery in Brooklyn, the troubled relationship with her sometimes violent father, and her conflicts with Wyatt, a lover who always wants more. But when she flees to the country farm of her childhood in upstate New York, will she finally find the truth of dark events in her family's past? Or will all that she has held at bay for twenty years come crashing down? As Joss comes to terms with her loss, she is forced to confront memories of a childhood steeped in both joy and sorrow. As the past seeps in through the rich farmland and the landscape of the treacherous, churning Stony Kill, Piecing together the broken past and her family's dysfunction, the dark secrets of a family submerged in a history of violence and regret begin to take shape, and the reality of two brutal killings can no longer be denied. Joss must make her own choices and, ultimately, let go.Rich with beautiful language and immersed in powerful descriptions of Joss's feelings, Stony Kill tells a powerful story of the heartbreak and suffering from violent acts of a dysfunctional family, and ultimately her hope and choice of a better life.
A vacation in Sicily turns deadly when young schoolteachers Andrew and his wife Ada find themselves commissioned to solve one the oldest mysteries in the car world. The whereabouts of the priceless 1935 Duesenberg SJ Emmanuel owned by King Victor Emmanuel of Italy has remained undiscovered for decades. Hot on its trail, Andrew and Ada are drawn into a world of high-stakes intrigue. Following the clues along a path of potential landmines, they become immersed in the dangerous landscape of Sicily's mafia. In a land of high-rollers where the money flows, Andrew and the feisty Ada must contend with a series of riddles, risky complications, and the most notorious crime boss in Sicily. Classic car enthusiasts rejoice-The Duesenberg Caper is lush with the rarest and costliest cars money can't buy. Roger Corea delves into a wealth of loving detail only a true aficionado could deliver. Shrouded in enigma, his intoxicating Sicilian countryside is a catalyst for this electrifying thriller to unfold.
Police forces across the United States have been transformed into extensions of the military. Our towns and cities have become battlefields, and we the American people are now the enemy combatants to be spied on, tracked, frisked, and searched. For those who resist, the consequences can be a one-way trip to jail, or even death. Battlefield America: The War on the American People is constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead's terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself. In exchange for safe schools and lower crime rates, we have opened the doors to militarized police, zero tolerance policies in schools, and SWAT team raids. The insidious shift was so subtle that most of us had no idea it was happening. This follow-up to Whitehead's award-winning A Government of Wolves, is a brutal critique of an America on the verge of destroying the very freedoms that define it. Hands up!-the police state has arrived.
Forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders.Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom through Meditative Therapies explains the causes and symptoms of these complicated and often misunderstood medical disorders and offers a path to recovery through Suzanne Jessee's revolutionary 8-Step Escape Anxiety treatment program. Designed to provide natural techniques to manage anxiety, each step to healing includes exercises and a specially designed script for a guided meditation based on her innovative methods of Neurogenesis Meditative Therapy TM (NMT). By combining proven therapeutic techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with ancient mindfulness practices, NMT empowers anxiety sufferers by liberating them from unhealthy "thought myths" to help them create sustainable, life-changing habits. Backed by recent scientific proof that meditation has a transformative effect on the physical brain, Suzanne demystifies the practice of meditation and demonstrates its power as a viable alternative to synthetic medications for treating anxiety. After years of experience helping patients at the Betty Ford Center and other clinical settings, and recognition for her success from the top experts in the field, Suzanne Jesses now offers an affordable and accessible in-home treatment program to heal those who suffer from the devastating effects of anxiety disorders.
In the Middle East, turmoil has spread quickly. Oppression, inequality, and violence have been keyed in to the very makeup of its society. But what causes a culture to emerge and prosper or stagnate and fail? How can the people take charge of their own inalienable rights to growth, freedom, and life-to keep from backsliding into the grasp of old, unhealthy ideologies? In Elza Maalouf's groundbreaking new book Emerge! The Rise of Functional Democracy in the Middle East, we are introduced to a new paradigm for governance based on Clare Graves' theory of Spiral Dynamics. Where the West's approach has failed due to lack of memetic understanding, Maalouf's succeeds by placing democracy in an evolutionary, values-system context specific to unique, Middle Eastern characteristics. Not only does Emerge ask us to seek understanding before we structure and create, it shows us the necessity of teaching our youth to build their own sustainable, indigenous constructs.
In the high-stakes world of Washington politics, hotshot lawyer Andrew Martin is being put to the test. When long-time friend Senator William Jasper calls, it's with explosive news-a sex tryst at Martin's beach house in Anguilla has gone awry and former model Vanessa Boyd is dead. Just how far will Martin go to protect the chief justice nomination he's built his entire career on? Archeologist Allison Boyd is determined to discover the truth behind her twin sister's sudden death. Launching an investigation that will reveal staggering secrets, Allison uncovers a complex web of lies that will expose some of Washington's most influential power players. And she will not rest until she sees them ruined. From best-selling author and DC lawyer Allan Topol, The Washington Lawyer is a penetrating glimpse into Capitol Hill's seedy underbelly, the politics of power, and the intricate underpinnings of Washington's elite.
From the man who wrote the music that outsold the Beatles and the Rolling Stones in 1967-1968, . Immerse yourself in Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominated songwriter Bobby Hart's world as he shares an exclusive glimpse into his life. Psychedelic Bubble Gum is the story behind his success, the rise of Boyce and Hart as musical goliaths, and their role in launching the Monkees to stardom. With unbending sincerity, Hart details a life of extravagance, betrayal, loss, disillusionment, and an unstoppable personal struggle to find balance, peace, and love. Psychedelic Bubble Gum is a rollercoaster ride through the 1960s and 70s America's whirlwind era of free speech, mysticism, and psychedelic pop culture packed with intimate behind-the-scenes encounters with pop star royalty. Psychedelic Bubble Gum is tempered by humor, honesty, and a singular understanding of the industry.
People Tools for Business: 50 Strategies for Building Success, Creating Wealth, and Finding Happinessby Alan C. Fox Jill E. Fox
Great Advice About Business and Life from New York Times Best-selling Author Alan C. Fox, One of America's Top Entrepreneurs! In this engaging and practical book, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and mentor, Alan C. Fox shares 50 tools that anyone can use to build success, create wealth, and find happiness. PEOPLE TOOLS FOR BUSINESS is Fox's highly-anticipated sequel to his popular New York Times best seller, PEOPLE TOOLS. Based on the countless lessons that he has learned during a distinguished and profitable career, Fox presents his time-proven techniques for achieving success that is meaningful, enjoyable, and long lasting. Whether you are just entering the workforce or have been running a business for years, this book will help you build the life and career of your dreams.
In this fresh, original book, Steve Yastrow turns conventional sales and marketing on its head by showing what really motivates your customers: A strong relationship with your business. Both a manifesto and how-to guide, We: The Ideal Customer Relationship will change the way you interact with customers.and change the way your customers think about you.
Brand Harmony presents a fresh and revealing approach to branding and explains how companies of all types and sizes can achieve dynamic results by orchestrating their customers' total experience. Brand Harmony is a breakthrough concept that aligns everyone in a company to deliver a powerful, harmonious message to customers.Full of common-sense wisdom, Brand Harmony dispels the myths about branding and shows how companies can successfully create Brand Harmony in the minds of their customers by aligning the entire organization to tell one cumulative story. Brand Harmony takes marketing beyond the marketing department by showing how people throughout an organization need to "be the brand" in order to create comprehensive, company-wide messages that customers will understand and believe. Brand Harmony includes 10 how-to exercises based on Yastrow's proven methods and real-life examples which walk the reader through each stage of the branding process.
"The public hasn't had the first clue about how to prevent cancer. This book provides that clue and more. This offers effective prevention if people follow the guidelines." -Christopher S. Clark, M.D.The Raj - Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center"Charming and fun to read. It is not just a cancer book, it gives people an opportunity to learn simple, yet powerful techniques for staying fit without tough diets or impossible workout programs."-Jay Glaser, M.D. Medical Director, Lancaster Ayurveda Medical Center. Simple, natural things are the answer to cancer! Sound too easy? Here a Western research physician teams with an Eastern Ayurvedic to explain how ancient "secrets" -- that you can do from home! -- make it difficult for cancer to ever get started.
You Can Change the World: The Global Citizen's Handbook for Living on Planet Earth should be required reading for anyone who cares about the future of the planet. Written by renowned scientist, futurist and Club of Budapest founder Ervin Laszlo, You Can Change the World answers two pertinent questions-first, what is at the root of all the conflict and crisis in today's world? And second, what can actually be done to move toward a world where we can live in peace, without marginalizing and killing each other and destroying the environment?A handbook that urges readers to become global citizens who aspire to live responsibly on this precious but highly exploited and crisis-prone planet, You Can Change the World provides a simple and basic message: in today's world it is neither wealth nor power, nor the control of territory and technology that make the crucial difference. How we think and act shapes our present and decides our future.
Women's Quotations for Successful Living is a gift of pure inspiration. Bringing together the wisdom, humor, and love of over six hundred women, this compilation will guide, uplift, and then spur you to your greatest potential. Exalt in the messages of success, answer the call to greatness, the entreaty for passionate lives. The dedication, hard work, and perseverance of these extraordinary women will drive you to accept nothing less than your best possible existence. The words of these successful women-including world leaders, actors, artists, athletes, executives, explorers, adventurers, and authors-is provided with all sources cited. This allows the reader the freedom to easily examine each quote's origin and gather the deeper meaning available within this wider context. Allow these remarkable women to accompany you on your journey to a better you.
As a founder of a successful organization that trains and develops sales professionals, Jeff Bloomfield has given a lot of thought to why customers say yes. In Story-Based Selling: Create, Connect, and Close, Mr. Bloomfield says it's really no mystery. People buy from people they trust. They trust people they like, and they like people they connect to. And he believes that storytelling is the best way for salespeople-and all of us-to immediately connect to a customer's feelings of trust and liking. He thinks teaching sales professionals to close a deal by presenting their product, probing its mutual benefits, and overcoming the customer's objections and skepticism, is a waste of time. Instead, he urges them to tell a great story. Mr. Bloomfield calls upon the latest research in neuroscience to explain the process of communication. The truth is that during the salesperson's engagement with clients, people quickly base their decisions on how they feel, not the way they think, so trying to persuade someone by first imparting lifeless facts and figures is self-defeating. In fact, this information goes right to an area of the listener's brain (the left brain) that drives doubt and skepticism. To make a deal we need to connect with the parts of the customer's brain that inspire emotions of trust and empathy. By telling a story, we can immediately connect to these good gut feelings and drive away the client's fear of being sold. Mr. Bloomfield tells his own engaging stories while teaching step-by-step techniques of intentional storytelling-to create a fast connection with the listener, no matter who is buying or what a person wants to sell.
The sudden death of the Persian Emperor in 522 BCE is one of history's great mysteries. Was his demise self-inflicted, accidental, an assassination or due to natural causes? The author contends that during this incident Siddhartha Gautama may have been the leader of Babylon's Magi, an interfaith order that assumes governance of the region. The situation explodes when Darius the Great seizes the throne. Simultaneously the Magi Order is purged as Siddhartha, prince of the Saka nation, heads back east to the Indus. Could this event have inspired the creation of Buddhism as a pacifist movement dedicated to the pursuit of self-transformation, goodwill, and universal compassion? The Buddha from Babylon: The Lost History and Cosmic Vision of Siddhartha Gautama uncovers new evidence that solves this ages-old mystery and discovers Babylonian influences in the Buddha's revelations.
The Living Spirit is not just for healers, but for anyone who wants to awaken to their soul's mission and to the incredible plan God has for them. It is intended as a compassionate and supportive guide for others beginning their spiritual journey as mediums, psychics, and energy healers or simply for those with questions about who they are, what life is all about, and whether there is indeed life after death. The author, Sheryl Glick, has made a commitment to live according to the universal laws of energy and to share all that she has learned with others. This includes helping others to conquer their childhood fears and limitations so their souls can mature. As our souls grow and expand, our physical lives expand and abound in abundance. It is her her hope that by reading these stories, it will become apparent that each of us is more than we appear to be. We can transform our selves and our world into a place that reflects the best of our divine gifts.
WHAT IS EPIGENETICS? Epigenetics is an emerging field of science that studies alterations in gene expression caused by factors other than changes in the DNA sequence. Epigenetics: The Death of the Genetic Theory of Disease Transmission is the result of decades of research and its findings that could be as critical to our understanding of human health as Pasteur's research in bacteriology. Dr. Joel "Doc" Wallach has dedicated his life work to identifying connections between certain nutritional deficiencies and a range of maladies, formerly thought to be hereditary, including Cystic Fibrosis and Muscular Dystrophy. This nexus between nutrition and so-called genetic disease has been observed in both humans and primates, and it is the central theme of Epigenetics. To bring us Epigenetics, Wallach has teamed with noted scholars Dr. Ma Lan and Dr. Gerhard N. Schrauzer. Their collective expertise gives this book its far reaching perspective. Epigenetics is of vital importance to anyone who wants real knowledge about how the human body functions, and it provides a path for better health. Epigentics dispels the dogma and misinformation propagated by medical institutions and doctors resistant to change. Epigenetics is the beginning of a new era of well-being on this planet.
Former CIA director Craig Page is enjoying a new, exhilarating life racing cars across Europe. But when new dangers threaten America and an old friend goes missing in Argentina, will Craig be ready to step up to the plate? Undercover in the glamorous world of Buenos Aires' wealthy elite, Page finds himself on the brink of a terrible discovery. A world of brutality hidden in the classified secrets of Argentina's Dirty War comes to light, painting an image of the cataclysmic future awaiting South America. Hard on the heels of The Russian Endgame comes Allan Topol's next great thriller. Rife with the exotic backdrops and hairpin plot turns that put Topol on the best-seller list, The Argentine Triangle is a heart-stopping foray into human vice coupled with power accelerating towards catastrophe. In a world fraught with global conspiracy, Craig Page is king.
Does the science of evolution really prove that life, humanity, and the universe as a whole are meaningless accidents? On the contrary, as science has shown how everything in the universe is subject to evolution, including matter, life, and human culture, these very facts reveal that the process of evolution is unmistakably progressive. And, as Steve McIntosh demonstrates, when we come to see how evolution progresses, this reveals evolution's purpose-to grow toward ever-widening realizations of beauty, truth, and goodness. McIntosh argues that the purpose of evolution is not intelligently designed or otherwise externally controlled; rather, its purpose is being creatively and originally discerned through the choices of the evolutionary creatures themselves. Without relying on spiritual authorities, the author shows how the scientific story of our origins is actually a profound and sacred teaching compatible with many forms of contemporary spirituality. Evolution's Purpose: An Integral Interpretation of the Scientific Story of Our Origins presents a fresh and compelling view of evolutionary science and philosophy, and shows how a deeper understanding of evolution itself can lead directly to a more evolved world.
Cynics suggest that American manufacturing has reached the end of its road and is the price we pay for "globalization." Alan Uke sees it differently. In Buying America Back he outlines solutions to put control back in the hands of American consumers by helping them to make wise buying choices that help our economy and help to create jobs. Mr. Uke was the architect of the successful federal Automobile Smog Index. He is now proposing a bill before Congress to create a new country of origin label for manufactured goods. This informative but simple tag would help reinvigorate American industry by educating consumers to use one of the most effective tools they have-the power of the pocketbook. Surprising and enlightening, Buying America Back encourages us to take action to do our part as responsible consumers and conscientious citizens. American prosperity is not a thing of the past, and this book shows us the way back.
On October 21, 2004 Jason Apollo Voss had a true epiphany: there was going to be a near-collapse on Wall Street and he should retire to exclusively pursue a spiritual practice. In electing to honor his vision he gave up a career in which the mutual fund he co-managed bested the NASDAQ by 77.0%, the S&P 500 by 49.1%, and the DJIA by 34.9%. Most of this success came from a detailed, scientific understanding of the right brain and its capacity for creative and intuitive thought. These secrets and their real world application are the specific focus and passion of the Intuitive Investor. Much more than just a book about investing, The Intuitive Investor is also a guide to healthy, mindful living. Scarcely have money, mind and spirit been brought together so potently.