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Guardian angels. Archangels. Parking angels? According to angel expert Karen Paolino, angels are everywhere, and they're just waiting for a chance to help people. With this guide, you will learn to communicate with the angelic realm for guidance, healing, and protection from harm. Thousands of angels can be called upon to provide solace, watch over children, and create a prosperous life. In this guide, you will learn how to: Develop intuition and open your mind to angelic communication Use meditation to connect with angels Gain protection, healing, and forgiveness from the angels Perform an Angel Card reading Karen Paolino, trained by world-famous angel expert Doreen Virtue, traces the history of angels in various cultures and religions. She identifies the hierarchy of angels and their individual roles as messengers and protectors and shares stories of her communications with angels and provides real-life examples of angel miracles. With her help, you will have the confidence to call upon the angels for love, support, and guidance.
The Everything Guide to Being a Paralegal is the ideal handbook for new paralegals, professionals looking to further or reevaluate their careers, or those considering the profession.
Written by two personal-training professionals, The Everything Guide to Being a Personal Trainer is all you need to get started in the exciting, growing field of fitness.
If you're one of the millions of people considering a career in the potentially lucrative world of real estate, The Everything Guide to Being a Real Estate Agent is the book you need to make it happen. Seasoned real estate professional Shahri Masters shows you what it really takes to succeed in this competitive business-including how to manage time, clients, and a business network for a fruitful career.This how-to guide covers it all-from deciding to become a real estate agent, to getting licensed, to opening an agency. Expert advice and real-world examples provide the boost you need to hit the ground running. Use this informative, accessible guide to learn:*Whether selling real estate is the right career for you *What you need to get started-important information about training and licensing *Ideas for marketing yourself and perfecting sales skills *How to manage your finances and expand your business The Everything Guide to Being a Real Estate Agent will give you the professional edge you need to stand out in this exciting - and growing - field!
Whether you've recently earned a hospitality degree or are simply looking for a fun career change, The Everything Guide to Being an Event Planner will help you break out of the routine and start a new, creative endeavor-one celebration at a time!
With nearly 6 million adult vegetarians in the United States, a push toward a leaner, greener, healthier lifestyle is happening everywhere. Whether their reasons are moral, economic, or health-related, people all over the country'and the world'are making the switch to vegetarianism. In this book, you discover: Easy ways to get essential nutrition like protein and iron Where to buy fresh, high-quality produce without breaking the bank Cooking tips and techniques for a vegetarian kitchen, such as how to prepare tofu Delicious vegetarian recipes for every meal of the day, including choices kids will love The real difference between vegetarian and vegan A vegetarian lifestyle doesn't have to be restrictive; with the help of this book it can be liberating and satisfying! The key is the right information and recipes so you can say goodbye to meat and hello to a fresh, new life.
There are a lot of issues to consider as our loved ones get older. From in-home care to assisted living facilities, there are myriad options available - and each person's needs are unique. Family members need a resource that will answer all of their questions and ease them through this often complicated transition. This helpful handbook guides concerned children as they: decide which level of care is best for their parent; maintain communication and discuss difficult topics; handle home safety issues; manage transportation; find and work with a primary-care physician; navigate insurance paperwork; handle legal issues and questions; and other sensitive issues. From setting up a support network to avoiding scams, this informative guide will help a family decide on - and implement - the best care options for their loved ones.
Why do Catholics confess their sins? What does Jesus' second coming mean? How does someone, such as Mother Teresa, become a saint?This guide answers these questions and more. This resource addresses the teachings, tradition, history, and theology of the Catholic Church. With this guide, you'll learn the foundations of the faith. Featuring explanations of:What the parts of the Mass mean Baptism, confirmation, and the other sacraments The priesthood and religious life today The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ Mary's relationship with modern Catholics Sin, judgment, and salvationThis approachable book also highlights twenty-first-century issues and questions modern Catholics face, including gay marriage, abortion, and the death penalty. It's the ultimate guide to understanding Catholicism for readers of all backgrounds and faiths.
A step-by-step guide to a positive outlook and a happier life! Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular method of therapeutic treatment that involves examining both your thoughts and your actions. Proven to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, and eating and mood disorders, CBT helps you change dysfunctional emotions and thinking into positive, mindful, and compassionate behavior--toward yourself and others. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an informed but sensitive beginner's guide to this process, offering guidance on: How CBT works as a treatment program. Transforming negative thoughts into positive actions. CBT and anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Using CBT to advance professionally. Setting positive, attainable goals. Developing a solid and helpful feedback system. If you've been looking for a way to change your behavior or improve a negative mindset, this book is ideal for you. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the first step in embracing a mindful, healthy outlook on life.
A guy walks into a bar . . . With this guide, aspiring comics will learn to navigate the complex world of comedy writing. Aspiring comics discover how to tap into their natural sense of humor through real-life examples and hands-on skill-building exercises. They'll learn the best ways to come up with ideas and write comedy that gets laughs'every time! Mike Bent, an accomplished stand-up comedian and teacher, provides readers with the inside scoop on techniques to jump-start their comedy writing careers, including how to: Develop comic characters for sketches and scenes Create and polish a standup routine Write for TV and movies Use the web to advance comedy careers Everyone loves a comedian. But breaking into this tough field is no laughing matter. After sharpening their comedy-writing skills with this practical (and funny!) guide, readers will feel comfortable adding humor to everyday situations, and may even take a chance on a dream job in show business!
Find your perfect balance! Perfectionism is an admirable quality, right? After all, what's wrong with working hard to reach lofty goals? But sometimes perfectionism can go too far--well beyond pulling extra hours at work to beat a deadline or cleaning the house until it shines. Toxic perfectionism can result in obsessive behavior, damaged self-esteem, depression, and even physical ailments. In The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism, you'll find tips and techniques to help you recognize symptoms of toxic perfectionism and learn how to introduce flexibility and balance into your life. This easy-to-use guide includes information on: The surprising link between perfectionism and procrastination Eating disorders and the role perfectionism plays in their development The relationship between obsessive behavior and anxiety How toxic perfectionism manifests in children In addition, you'll learn that you don't necessarily need to "fix" perfectionism--you can mold perfectionist behavior into healthy habits and harness your high ambitions to create achievable and positive goals.
Harness the power of the crowd to turn your dreams into reality! Crowdfunding is the newest way to fund projects and start businesses. You don't need to hit up family and friends, max out your credit cards, or get a second mortgage--there are perfect strangers out there who will help you fund your idea. You just have to know how to find them. The Everything Guide to Crowdfunding is a step-by-step handbook to harnessing the power of social media to raise funds. Inside, you'll find real-life case studies and techniques for creating a successful campaign, including: Gaining an online presence Tapping into the crowd Understanding the different crowdfunding platforms Designing a successful campaign plan Promoting your campaign with social media, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketing Dealing with donors after your campaign ends Almost 50 percent of crowdfunding ventures fail to get funded. With this guide, you will learn how to be in the 50 percent that succeed. Whatever your dream or business idea, there is no reason it can't become a reality with the power of crowdfunding.
Leona Lewis, Lily Allen, and Colbie Caillat all became famous after their self-produced music was posted on the Internet. And now anyone who's ever practiced in front of the mirror for hours wants to try it too. This guide shows aspiring musicians how to turn their computers into a music studio. Professional musician Marc Schonbrun leads you step-by-step through the basics of home recording, including: Tips on how to make'and stick to'a recording budget The best digital recording software Microphones, mixers, and electronic hardware Recording for individual instruments and virtual instruments Mixing, mastering, and advanced recording techniques For a fraction of the cost of recording, you can become their own engineers. You'll learn to create tracks complete with digital effects, virtual instruments, and sound quality that rival professional studios. In no time, you'll be ready for your time in the spotlight!
The decision to divorce is never an easy one. This completely revised and updated second edition prepares readers for the challenges that lie ahead. Attorney Milinda J. Reed gives readers an advantage in the courtroom and prepares them for their new life. Readers will gain information and advice to help them: Determine if divorce is the right course of action; Choose whether or not to hire a lawyer; Manage custody issues; Handle pretrial stages and hearings; Interpret and execute the judge's ruling; and more. This informative guide, written in plain, understandable language, unravels and simplifies this complicated process so readers can get through it - with their sanity intact. This edition also includes completely new material on: considering a separation before deciding to divorce; whether one needs a lawyer (includes tips for representing yourself); custody and visitation, child support and spousal maintenance, and preparing for and getting through the trial; special cases (domestic violence, mental health issues, etc. ); and the emotions of divorce and how to deal with them.
The genius and orphan son of itinerant actors, Poe led a tragic life and suffered greatly--as much at his own hands as those of Fate. Yet tragedy never stopped him from writing: poems, short stories, literary journalism, and even creating a new genre, the detective story--a contribution so great that the most prestigious writing award for crime fiction, given annually by the Mystery Writers of America, bears his name. The Everything Guide to Edgar Allan Poe is a fascinating guide to the tormented genius, with critical insight into: His difficult childhood His 13-year-old bride The truth about his drug use The enduring mystery of his death Poe led a life as epic as one of his poems. In The Everything Guide to Edgar Allan Poe, you'll learn all the deepest secrets that haunted this tortured writer, influenced his writing, and ultimately drove him to an early death.
Saffron boosts your mood. Pumpkin seeds promote a healthy prostate. Sea scallops improve cardiovascular health. Unlock the healing power of food and with this guide! In this A-Z guide, you'll learn how to incorporate the right nutrients into your diet to alleviate common ailments such as:Alzheimer's DiseaseInsomniaAcneFibromyalgiaCancerDepressionHigh CholesterolPacked with more than 150 delicious recipes for 30 different ailments, plus detailed sections on what nutrients are best for your specific condition, this guide is your ultimate resource to healing yourself with what you eat. With this guide, you'll be cooking your way to a clean bill of health--and discovering that an apple a day really does keep the doctor away!
Your mission is to raise money. The only question is: What is the best way to do it? The Everything Guide to Fundraising is full of practical, useful, and effective ways to identify donors, raise awareness about your cause, and get contributions. This indispensable guide is full of tested techniques for finding new donors and managing all sorts of contributions, from monetary gifts to donated items.
You've always wanted to be an author. And now you're ready to get started. But getting that manuscript written and published is not so easy. In this guide, you'll find the expert advice of industry insiders--editors, agents, and successful authors. You'll learn tips and tricks about submissions, how to write a killer query, and even how to navigate the uncertain waters of self-publishing and e-books. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced writer, here is everything you need to take an idea to the printed page, including: Guidance on planning a writing career and building a platform Surefire ways to get a submission taken seriously Contract negotiation tips from the pros An in-depth exploration of self-publishing and e-books This essential guide also includes an exclusive link to a FREE get-published webinar, sponsored by the prestigious writing magazine Writer's Digest. This multimedia package is loaded with insider tips and professional techniques--all you need to turn writing from a hobby into a profession!
Beat the blues with St. John's Wort. Improve your memory with ginseng. Calm down with chamomile. People have used herbs and other plants for thousands of years to improve health and vitality. This practical guide reveals the timeless healing power of the best herbs and natural remedies available today. You learn how to strengthen immunity, ease hormonal mood swings, and treat such common ailments and conditions as: Aches and pains Allergies Psychological and emotional issues Digestion problems With this guide, you have the information you need to enjoy a happier, healthier life!
All you need for a smooth transition to the gluten-free lifestyle! Contrary to popular belief, living gluten-free doesn't just mean eating gluten-free! With 1 in 20 people suffering from some degree of gluten intolerance and countless others interested in the health benefits of removing gluten from your diet, it's no wonder that the gluten-free lifestyle is on the rise. The Everything Guide to Living Gluten-Free is the perfect introduction to this lifestyle change. Inside, you'll find guidance on making a stress-free switch to a gluten-free life, with valuable information on: Setting up a pantry to avoid cross-contamination. Finding gluten-free options when traveling. Selecting gluten-free health and personal care products. Enjoying restaurant dinners and parties. Helping children acclimate to the gluten-free lifestyle. Plus, you'll find 100 recipes for superb gluten-free dishes, like Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken, Focaccia Bread, and Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Fluffy Raspberry Frosting. Even including information for gluten-free vegans and vegetarians, this all-in-one guide is your indispensable resource for losing gluten for good!
Magazine writing has its own set of rules and guidelines that can befuddle anyone trying to break into the business. The Everything Guide to Magazine Writing clarifies the process by providing you with insider tips and guidance to achieve success in this exciting field.
You can prevent type 2 diabetes--starting today! A pre-diabetes diagnosis is a wake-up call. And with The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, you can make the lifestyle changes you need to ensure good health. Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician Gretchen Scalpi provides helpful tips not only on what to eat and when, but how to prepare delicious, healthy meals such as: Honey Oat Bran Bread Hearty Beef Stew Cold Roasted Red Pepper Soup Chipotle Chicken Wrap Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse This trusted resource also includes a ten-week plan to help you start seeing results immediately. Reversing a diagnosis can be daunting, but with this guide you will learn to take the process one step--and one meal--at a time.
Finding the right home can be easy. Finding the right mortgage-one you can afford-can be a challenge. You need to arm yourself with the latest information so you can make the right decision for you and your family, especially in the current housing market. In plain English, finance expert Lisa Horton shines a light on the confusing world of points, interest rates, and credit scores. Whether you're buying your first home, trading up to a larger one, or buying a rental property, you'll find all you need inside. Learn how to: Save for a down payment and prepare to borrow Understand credit reports and credit scores Deal with banks, mortgage brokers, and online lenders Refinance a mortgage The Everything Mortgage Bookteaches you how lenders work, how different kinds of loans are structured, and what they're best for. You'll also learn which mortgage practices and loans you should avoid. Whether you have a great credit history or a poor one, you'll be able to get the best loan for your most important purchase-your home. Lisa Holtonis the author ofHow to be a Value Investor, The Essential Dictionary of Real Estate, and theEncyclopedia of Financial Planning. She is a contributing writer for the Financial Planning Association on consumer finance and retirement planning issues. Ms. Holton heads the Lisa Company, a writing, editing, and research firm. She lives in Evanston, IL.
Eat carbohydrates-but only if they're "good. " Eat fiber-but only if it's soluble. Eat protein-but not too much. There are so many rules on the road to good nutrition, how can you know what to eat? With The Everything Guide to Nutrition, registered dietician Nicole Cormier shows you all you need to keep yourself and your family healthy, such as: How to safely transition to a vegetarian or vegan diet Recipes for nutritionally balanced meals that taste good Tips for incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet Which foods contain the most beneficial vitamins Why processed foods are so bad for you-and how to stop eating them And much, much more! With meal plans and grocery shopping guidelines, this complete guide is perfect for busy families or individuals on the go. Eating healthy is just a grocery store trip away!
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.
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