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The Everything Guide to Reiki

by Phylameana Lila Désy

The Everything Guide to Reiki is a comprehensive resource for readers interested in this ancient Japanese hands-on therapy, which has been proven to reduce stress, promote healing, and enhance quality of life. Beyond learning the basics of Reiki's history, readers learn about the placing of hands, how to harness negative energy, promote a healthy immune system, and alleviate specific ailments such as chronic pain, digestive issues, infertility, and depression. Featuring a section on how to get certified and open up your own Reiki practice, The Everything Guide to Reiki is the ideal guide for readers interested in this ancient therapy.

The Everything Guide to Selling Arts & Crafts Online

by Kim Solga

Your guide to online success! Here's all you need to realize your dreams of turning your handiwork into cash--online! With the popularity of Etsy and Pinterest, serious art and craft buyers and sellers are turning to the online world to buy, sell, and promote beautiful, homemade creations...but where to start? This A-Z guide provides expert advice on building an online presence and getting your creations into the hands of buyers, including: Tips on creating a sound business plan. Techniques for writing effective copy and taking professional-level photographs. Help with creating a comprehensive marketing strategy. Ways to increase sales through online networking and social media. Best practices for accounting, packing, shipping, and customer service. You'll learn about the pros and cons of all the major art and craft sites, as well as tips for creating your own store online. With The Everything Guide to Selling Arts & Crafts Online, your online business can be up and running in no time!

The Everything® Guide To Social Media

by John K. Waters

Millions of people belong to social networks, but a surprising number of them still don't know a tweet from a tweep. With this guide, you'll master the lingo, tools, and techniques you need to participate fully in the social media movement. Written in friendly, nontechnical language by acclaimed high-tech reporter John K. Waters, this accessible handbook covers the full range of social media services, including:Messaging and communication (Blogger, Twitter) Communities and social groups (Facebook, MySpace, Buzz) Location-based social networking (Foursquare) News and tagging (Digg, StumbleUpon) Collaboration and cooperation (Wikipedia, Wikispaces) Photo and video sharing (Flickr, YouTube) Opinion and reviews (Yelp, Epinions)Waters helps newbies become comfortable with social media--and shows more experienced users how to expand their presence online. With a special section on leveraging the growing power of social networks to build or grow a business, this up-to-the-minute guide is everything you need to walk the talk online--one wiki at a time!

The Everything Guide to Spices for Health

by Michelle Robson-Garth

Discover the amazing powers of spices and herbs!Spices have long been celebrated for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and curative properties. From increasing energy to boosting metabolism and relieving joint aches, spices can help you improve your body, mind, and spirit. In The Everything Guide to Spices for Health, you'll learn how to tap into these benefits and promote overall wellness with uses for dozens of popular herbs and spices, including oregano, sage, chili pepper, and saffron.Inside, you'll find more than 50 wholesome, health-boosting recipes, such as:Turmeric, Apple, and Carrot JuiceSzechuan Pepper Chicken and Noodle SoupBasic Indian-Style Curry with LambSpiced Coconut and Date "Bliss" BallsRose, Elder Flower, and Hawthorn TeaSumac and Walnut SaladSo get ready to spruce up the spice rack and start reaping the incredible benefits of these kitchen staples. With this book, you'll find it easier than ever to incorporate delicious, health-boosting herbs and spices into your diet!

The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business

by Randall Craig

Create and run your own virtual business! Whether it is a full-time online consulting business or just selling your crafts on the side, starting an Internet enterprise is a very appealing prospect to a budding entrepreneur! The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business is the perfect guide as you navigate the online market--no matter your experience level. From developing an idea to sharing it with the world, this expert manual provides information on: Determining what kind of business to create Developing a smart business plan and online presence Transitioning from brick and mortar to the virtual world Using vendor sites like Etsy Promoting the business with social media Perfect for part-time entrepreneurs who want to make some extra cash or for full-timers who want one income stream, The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business will help you get your businesses off the ground and onto the web!

The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business

by Randall Craig

Create and run your own virtual business! Whether it is a full-time online consulting business or just selling your crafts on the side, starting an Internet enterprise is a very appealing prospect to a budding entrepreneur! The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business is the perfect guide as you navigate the online market--no matter your experience level. From developing an idea to sharing it with the world, this expert manual provides information on: Determining what kind of business to create Developing a smart business plan and online presence Transitioning from brick and mortar to the virtual world Using vendor sites like Etsy Promoting the business with social media Perfect for part-time entrepreneurs who want to make some extra cash or for full-timers who want one income stream, The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business will help you get your businesses off the ground and onto the web!

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant

by Ronald Lee

It takes a lot more than top-notch cooking skills to launch and run a successful eatery. But if you're a hopeful chef or hungry entrepreneur looking to open the next hot spot, you'll find everything you need in this accessible guide! Written by veteran restaurant owner and manager Ronald Lee, this guide offers solid advice on how to:Secure financing and find the perfect site Develop an engaging marketing plan to build and keep a patron baseOperate an offbeat site like a food truck or rotating restaurantCreate an innovative and diverse menu Hire and manage wait, kitchen, and front-end staffAnd much, much more!Complete with the latest thinking on industry trends and how to make a realistic and achievable business plan, this practical resource will turn you into a restaurateur before you can say "Bon appetit!"

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant

by Ronald Lee

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant is your key to becoming a professional restaurateur! Your dream can become a reality-just follow the steps longtime restaurant owner Ronald Lee lays out for you in this lively, informative handbook. From financing your business and choosing the perfect location to attracting and keeping satisfied customers, The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant is your starting point to an exciting-and rewarding-new career! The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant will set you on the fast track toward a thrilling career doing what you love! Book jacket.

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store

by Dan Ramsey Judy Ramsey

What are my start-up costs? How much will my store make? Should I sell online? How can I compete with larger stores?If you've ever considered owning a store but don't know where to start, The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store is perfect for you. This resource will help you recognize the importance of an independent retail store in community life and the opportunities it offers for a rewarding lifestyle. This comprehensive guide shows you how to:Spot and capitalize on small retailer trendsConduct your own market analysisResearch and select the most appropriate retailing softwareRun your business day to dayAttract customers with effective advertisingMake the leap to online sellingThis helpful handbook offers practical advice on retail store planning and management with valuable guidelines and real-world examples that can make the difference between your store's success and failure. This guide provides all the tools you need to run a store that your customers--and you--will enjoy for many years to come!

The Everything Guide to Stepparenting

by Erin Munroe Irene S. Levine

Starting a relationship with a new person is always an adventure, and that adventure comes with extra thrills when your significant other is also a parent. Not only do you have to incorporate one new person into your life; you have to welcome that person's children too. This guide will teach new and future stepparents how to: Meet and build relationships with potential stepchildren Handle situations involving the other biological parent Involve stepchildren in the wedding Be an involved stepparent without overstepping boundaries Make tough decisions about money, education, and more This comprehensive resource covers dozens of different situations-from battling the wicked stepparent stereotype to mediating interactions between stepsiblings. Written by a licensed mental health counselor and experienced stepparent, this book will help future stepparents start off their new lives on the right foot.

The Everything Guide to Study Skills

by Cynthia C. Muchnick

Here's something worth learning: Studying doesn't have to be a chore! This fun and accessible resource provides the tools you need to develop better study habits, boost your grades, and position yourself for academic success. Educational consultant Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick uses a wide range of ideas taken from hundreds of students to help you find a unique, effective method suited for your individual learning style. You'll improve transcripts for college applications, ace standardized tests, and become a better student at any level of education. This indispensable guide shows you how to: Get the most out of class time Use the best strategies for note-taking and memorizing Improve writing skills Prepare completely for tests Safely and effectively conduct online research Use Skype, iChat, or social media to form study groups With this guide in your backpack, you'll be able to balance school and activities, avoid pre-test panic, and achieve consistently better results.

The Everything Guide to Study Skills

by Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick

Here's something worth learning: Studying doesn't have to be a chore! This fun and accessible resource provides the tools you need to develop better study habits, boost your grades, and position yourself for academic success. Educational consultant Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick uses a wide range of ideas taken from hundreds of students to help you find a unique, effective method suited for your individual learning style. You'll improve transcripts for college applications, ace standardized tests, and become a better student at any level of education. This indispensable guide shows you how to: Get the most out of class time Use the best strategies for note-taking and memorizing Improve writing skills Prepare completely for tests Safely and effectively conduct online research Use Skype, iChat, or social media to form study groups With this guide in your backpack, you'll be able to balance school and activities, avoid pre-test panic, and achieve consistently better results.

The Everything Guide To The Blood Sugar Diet

by Emily Barr

Improve your health and lose weight with an insulin-balancing food plan!Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels isn't just a concern for those diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes. Scientists are discovering that the secret to losing weight, maintaining good health, and preventing illness lies in balanced blood sugar. In The Everything Guide to the Blood Sugar Diet, you'll learn how to:Limit dairy, sugar, gluten, and processed foodsFocus on lean protein, healthy fats, fruits, and vegetablesBalance insulin levels and lose weightPrevent diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressureIn addition, you'll find 180 recipes for fresh and flavorful meals, like Pesto Parmesan Quinoa, Sweet Potato Chili, Mahi-Mahi and Mango Street Tacos, and Coconut Chia Pudding. Inside you'll find all you need to overhaul your diet and improve your health--one delicious meal at a time!

The Everything Guide to the Carb Cycling Diet

by Matt Dustin

A unique food plan to drop the weight and fuel your body! If you've ever struggled to lose weight on traditional low-carb or low-fat diets, you know the frustration that comes with cravings and eventually gaining the weight back. Enter the carb cycling diet! Carb cycling is a unique diet program that alternates high-carb days with low-carb days, helping your body to boost metabolism one day and burn fat the next. Using this program, you'll drop pounds quickly and safely while optimizing your health and fitness levels. Inside you'll find delicious and satisfying recipes, including:Chocolate Banana Protein PancakesKey Lime Pie SmoothieSouthwestern FajitasSteakhouse Blue Cheese BurgerCoconut Garlic ShrimpBuffalo Chicken Macaroni and CheeseSpring Pea and Mint SoupCinnamon Pecan Cookie BitesThe Everything Guide to the Carb Cycling Diet provides shopping lists, meal plans, and 150 recipes--all the tools you need for long-lasting results--and you'll never feel deprived of your favorite foods again!

The Everything Guide to the Human Brain

by Rudolph C. Hatfield

An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain! Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do you always forget where your glasses are, but never how to read? The brain makes you who you are. This fascinating organ creates your personality and controls your reactions and emotions. It's responsible for how you perceive the world around you--all while controlling hundreds of physical functions like breathing, moving, circulation, and digestion. The brain is simply amazing! The Everything Guide to the Human Brain will help you to unlock the mysteries of the brain. You'll learn how the brain communicates with each part of the body, how it affects your emotional life, why you dream, and how you remember things. And you'll also get in-depth descriptions of brain disorders and how science and medicine are working to heal or reverse them. Written in plain English, this ultimate user's guide will help you learn about the most influential part of your body!

The Everything Guide to the Human Brain

by Rudolph C. Hatfield

An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain! Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do you always forget where your glasses are, but never how to read? The brain makes you who you are. This fascinating organ creates your personality and controls your reactions and emotions. It's responsible for how you perceive the world around you--all while controlling hundreds of physical functions like breathing, moving, circulation, and digestion. The brain is simply amazing! The Everything Guide to the Human Brain will help you to unlock the mysteries of the brain. You'll learn how the brain communicates with each part of the body, how it affects your emotional life, why you dream, and how you remember things. And you'll also get in-depth descriptions of brain disorders and how science and medicine are working to heal or reverse them. Written in plain English, this ultimate user's guide will help you learn about the most influential part of your body!

The Everything Guide to the Introvert Edge

by Arnie Kozak

Discover your introvert power! Society is finally beginning to recognize the true value of introverts--their observational skills, creativity, and strong focus. If you prefer solitary activities and intimate gatherings to lively outside stimulation, The Everything Guide to the Introvert Edge will show you how to harness the power of your disposition and use it to conquer any situation. With this guide, you'll learn how to: Embrace your quiet temperament. Engage others effectively. Thrive in an extroverted world. Promote your unique strengths. You don't need to become an outgoing extrovert to be successful. This essential guide will help you change the way you look at yourself and use your personality to win--at home, in social situations, and at work.

The Everything Guide to the Low-FODMAP Diet

by Barbara Bolen Kathleen Bradley

150 recipes to ease painful symptoms and improve digestion! If you suffer with symptoms of IBS, you know that digestive troubles and pain can disrupt your day-to-day life. Fortunately, researchers have come up with a new treatment plan to help you control symptoms: a low-FODMAP diet. FODMAPs are a collection of short-chain carbohydrates that are difficult to digest and found in many common foods, like wheat, milk, beans, and some vegetables, fruits, and sweeteners. The Everything Guide to the Low-FODMAP Diet walks you through the step-by-step process for identifying your individual sensitivities--and gives you options and substitutions so you can enjoy your favorite foods again. Learn how to: Understand food allergies and intolerance Identify high- and low-FODMAP foods Eliminate FODMAP sources from your diet Stock your pantry for success Create your own personalized diet based on your unique needs Re-create favorite recipes using low-FODMAP ingredients Dr. Barbara Bolen, an IBS specialist, provides advice and tips for developing a personalized and realistic healthy eating plan. And with 150 low-FODMAP and gluten-free recipes, you can reduce digestive distress and feel great while enjoying satisfying and nutritious meals!

The Everything Guide to the Middle East

by Arthur G. Sharp MA

The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide is an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, covering such topics as:All the Middle Eastern nations (including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, and Syria)The history of the first civilizations and the rise of empiresThe roots of the Palestinian/Israeli conflictThreats of ongoing terrorism and the demise of Osama bin LadenRecent revolutions and coups in nations like Egypt and their futurePacked with easy-to-follow information and history, this handbook will broaden your understanding while following current headlines. With this guide, you'll learn to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of this region.

The Everything Guide to the Middle East: Understand the People, the Politics, and the Culture of This Conflicted Region

by Arthur G. Sharp

The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide is an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, covering such topics as: All the Middle Eastern nations (including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, and Syria) The history of the first civilizations and the rise of empires The roots of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict Threats of ongoing terrorism and the demise of Osama bin Laden Recent revolutions and coups in nations like Egypt and their future Packed with easy-to-follow information and history, this handbook will broaden your understanding while following current headlines. With this guide, you'll learn to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of this region.

The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease

by Winnie Yu Scherer Theodore C. Friedman MD PhD

Thyroid disease affects millions of patients every year. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is an authoritative, updated resource for all readers, offering helpful and professional guidance on: how the thyroid functions (and malfunctions!); who is at risk for thyroid disease; well-known thyroid disorders like hyper and hypothyroidism; thyroid disease in pregnant women and young children; and treatment options and living with the disease. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is the reassuring guide readers need, whether they are a patient, spouse, or parent.

The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease

by Theodore C. Friedman Winnie Yu Scherer

Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.

The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy

by Kenneth Shouler

Complex ideas explained in everyday language! Is there life after death? Are euthanasia, suicide, or stem cell research ethical acts? Does the use of performance enhancers in sports constitute cheating? These are the types of philosophical questions people face today. Philosophy is not a dead set of doctrines--it's a living body of knowledge that you can use to guide behavior and problem solving. In a lively, easy-to-follow approach, The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy introduces you to the major thinkers and the problems they've pondered over the last 2,600 years. In plain English, author Kenneth Shouler, Ph.D. explains all of the great philosophies--and provides contemporary examples to put them in perspective. He delves into the minds of such philosophers as: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle Augustine and Aquinas Spinoza and Descartes Locke and Hume Mill and Nietzsche Russell and Sartre If you're ready to broaden your outlook on life, this is the book for you. Endlessly fascinating--and always clear and concise--it's the perfect introduction for budding philosophers!

The Everything Guide to Understanding Socialism

by Pamela Toler

Socialism was one of the formative forces of the modern world, and its complex history stretches back nearly three centuries. But what, exactly, does socialism mean? This informative and impartial guide takes you through socialism's origins to its contemporary interpretations, covering: - Socialism's founders, including Sir Thomas More, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Engels - Types of socialism, such as Maoism, syndicalism, communism, and green socialism - Basic constructs and beliefs, and current misconceptions - Socialism's impact on America, including the Red Scare, the Catholic Worker Movement, and the Cold War Featuring an unbiased but comprehensive view of this controversial theory, The Everything Guide to Understanding Socialism is the ultimate resource if you want to learn more about an age-old concept turned modern-day political firestorm.

The Everything® Guide To Wine

by Peter Alig

A robust resource to take you from first sip to fully stocked wine cellar! Complete with a pronunciation guide and glossary of terms, this book will turn you into a true wine connoisseur.

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