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Breaking Down is Waking up

by Russell Razzaque

Razzaque explores an entirely new way of understanding psychological and mental distress based on clinical case studies from a mental hospital. His extraordinary conclusion: mental illness can be a form of spiritual awakening. The book describes new forms of treatment for mental illness inspired by Eastern approaches and centering, in particular, around practices such as mindfulness and meditation. These therapies offer both patients and their families the inspiring idea that the approach to their psychological difficulties should go beyond just "treating" episodes of mental illness but also, where possible, help the individual to complete the process of spiritual growth they have begun. Dr Razzaque argues passionately that our society as a whole could benefit from developing an awareness of the spiritual power of this process of transformation.Written in the tradition of the bestselling medical doctors, Stanford's Irvin D. Yalom and Britain's Oliver Sacks, Breaking Down is Waking Up, will speak to both professionals in the field of mental health as well as those suffering from mental illness, their family and friends and, indeed, all those who have an interest in exploring the deepest layers of what it really means to be human.

Breaking Down is Waking up

by Russell Razzaque

Razzaque explores an entirely new way of understanding psychological and mental distress based on clinical case studies from a mental hospital. His extraordinary conclusion: mental illness can be a form of spiritual awakening. The book describes new forms of treatment for mental illness inspired by Eastern approaches and centering, in particular, around practices such as mindfulness and meditation. These therapies offer both patients and their families the inspiring idea that the approach to their psychological difficulties should go beyond just "treating" episodes of mental illness but also, where possible, help the individual to complete the process of spiritual growth they have begun. Dr Razzaque argues passionately that our society as a whole could benefit from developing an awareness of the spiritual power of this process of transformation.Written in the tradition of the bestselling medical doctors, Stanford's Irvin D. Yalom and Britain's Oliver Sacks, Breaking Down is Waking Up, will speak to both professionals in the field of mental health as well as those suffering from mental illness, their family and friends and, indeed, all those who have an interest in exploring the deepest layers of what it really means to be human.

Breaking Down the Wall of Silence

by Alice Miller

Miller incorporates psychohistorical analyses of Hitler, Stalin, and Ceausescu to reveal the links between the horrors of their childhoods and the horrors they inflicted on the world. She pleads for an awareness of society's role in child abuse and for recognition of the victim.

Breaking Free

by Loreth Anne White

Aussie cop Dylan Hastings believes in things that are real. Family. Integrity. Justice. And he knows from bitter experience that the wrong woman can destroy it all. So when Megan Stafford walks into his life--a gorgeous urbanite who represents everything Dylan opposes--he knows trouble's not far behind. Megan can't understand why she's so attracted to this infuriating man--even if he could double as a Greek god. She's a city girl. He's a country cop. And their attraction only reminds them why they shouldn't be together. Now, immersed in a battle of wills and desire, Dylan and Megan are tempted to break their own rules!

Breaking Free from Fear

by Kay Arthur

Break free from Fear Life is filled with all sorts of fears that can assault your mind, trouble your soul, and bring untold stress. But you don't have to remain captive to your fears. In this six-week study you will learn how to confront your circumstances with strength and courage as you live in the fear of the Lord--the fear that conquers every other fear and sets you free to live in faith.40 minutes a week could change your life! The 40-Minute Bible Studies series from the teaching team at Precepts Ministries International tackles the topics that matter to you. These inductive study guides, designed to be completed in just six 40-minutes lessons with no homework required, help you discover for yourself what God says and how it applies to your life today. With the leader's note and Bible passages included right in the book, each self-contained study is a powerful resource for personal growth and small-group discussion.

Breaking Free of managed Care

by Dana Ackley

Psychologist Dana Ackley, Ph.D. shares his own experienes in moving from a managed care to a fee-for-service practice model. He offers step-by-step guidelines for other clinicians wishing to make the same transition.

Breaking Free of the Co-Dependency Trap

by Janae B. Weinhold Barry K. Weinhold

This bestselling book, now in a revised edition, radically challenges the prevailing medical definition of co-dependency as a permanent, progressive, and incurable addiction. Rather, the authors identify it as the result of developmental traumas that interfered with the infant-parent bonding relationship during the first year of life. Drawing on decades of clinical experience, Barry and Janae Weinhold correlate the developmental causes of co-dependency with relationship problems later in life, such as establishing and maintaining boundaries, clinging and dependent behaviors, people pleasing, and difficulty achieving success in the world. Then they focus on healing co-dependency, providing compelling case histories and practical activities to help readers heal early trauma and transform themselves and their primary relationships.

Breaking Hearts

by Melissa Shirley

Can tragedies have a happy ending in Storybook Lake? Every town has one--a mean girl, hell-bent on taking down everything in her path--and Danielle Ranier played the role to a tee. She broke up Storybook Lake's most beloved couple and to save herself from a lifetime of lectures on morality, she hopped on the first plane out of town. Six years, one child, and a big secret later, she's back, fleeing from her abusive husband, who isn't quite willing to set her free. Now on trial for a murder she didn't commit, Simon Hunter, the only man she's ever loved is offering her a lifetime of love and security. If she could only reveal the secrets long-held inside her, a family that never was might finally come together . . .

Breaking Her No-Dates Rule

by Emily Forbes

It's their last summer of being single!Ellie's DiaryMust remember the promise I made after The Last Bad Breakup-never date another colleague. I know all the reasons I shouldn't fantasize about delicious new surgeon James Lombardi, but they don't call me Ellie "hopeless romantic" Nicholson for nothing! And surely stealing a peek at his chocolate eyes and temptingly broad chest can't hurt....Single, Free & Fabulous in SydneyOff duty, these three nurses and one midwife are young, free and fabulous-for the moment...

Breaking Her No-Dating Rule

by Amalie Berlin

Snowed in with a hot ER doc! Pretty massage therapist Ellory Star needs a fresh start! After yet another failed relationship she's decided to focus on finding herself-not a man. So her only resolution this New Year: no dating until she's ready! Although she hasn't counted on getting snowed in with delicious ER doctor Anson Graves... It might not have been in her plan, but Ellory must face the fact that charming lifesaver Anson might just be the one man worth breaking her no-dating rule for!

Breaking Her Rules

by Jennifer Snow

MMA fighters go the distance in this all-new series from Jennifer Snow, author of the Brookhollow novels. Walker Adams was supposed to follow in his lawyer father's footsteps, but instead he's training to be an MMA fighter. And while he works for his chance to make it in the Maximum Fight League, he's bunking on his baby sister's best friend's couch. Gracie Andrews is all grown up--in all the right places. But she's engaged to the fight match-maker who holds Walker's career in his hands...Gracie had almost convinced herself that she'd put her silly childhood crush on Walker to rest. But the sight of him sleeping in only a pair of boxer briefs makes it clear that some things never change. And as old sparks turn to flames, Gracie is forced to decide between the future she thought she wanted or the man she's never stopped loving... Praise for Jennifer Snow:"Snow has created a hot romance with surprising ups and downs in this friends-to-lovers tale."--RT Book Reviews on What a Girl Wants"Jennifer Snow is a fabulous writer who touched my heart."--Before It's News on Falling for Leigh

Breaking Intimidation

by John Bevere

[I TOOK THESE QUOTES FROM THE BACK COVER OF THE BOOK.] "Everyone has been intimidated at some time in life! Do you really know why it happened or how to keep it from happening again? John Bevere exposes threats and pressures, breaks the fearful grip, and teaches you to release God's gifts and establish His dominion in your life." The author augments his explanations with Biblical quotations and stories. Bevere also highlights his points by giving examples from his own life. "JOHN BEVERE is a best-selling author and popular conference speaker. He and his wife, Lisa, also a best-selling author, founded Messenger International in 1990. The ministry has grown into a multifaceted international outreach, including their weekly television program, The Messenger, which broadcasts in 214 nations. Bevere has written numerous books, including The Bait of Satan, The Fear of the Lord, and Under Cover. He and Lisa live in Colorado with their four sons."

Breaking into Fast Company

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier, including the novel Riders of the Purple Sage, his bes selling book. This is one of his stories.

Breaking Into Freelance Illustration

by Holly Dewolf

Build Your Own Thriving Illustration Business The boundaries between art, design and illustration are blurring, and with all the new opportunities for visual creatives, now is the perfect time to unleash your talent on the world! Breaking Into Freelance Illustration provides a step-by-step roadmap for promoting yourself and running your creative business. You'll find up-to-date advice about best business practices, ideas for new promotional tools, answers to common questions and words of wisdom and inspiration from top illustrators. This book shows you how to:Set up a home office and balance your professional and personal life Create a professional portfolio and promote your work online Search out and negotiate with potential clients Create your own brand and work with an agent Develop a fair and accurate system for pricing your work Network within the creative community Full of industry insight, this book is a down-to-earth guide that fills in the creative business blanks. If you've ever wanted to moonlight as an illustrator, start a full-time business, or simply see your work published, this book will give you the information you need to make it happen.

The Breaking Jewel

by Makoto Oda. Donald Keene

A rare look at the Japanese experience of World War II by a Japanese novelist and peace activist, The Breaking Jewel is set on an island in the South Pacific during the final days of World War II, when the tide has turned against Japan. The novel opens with the preparations of a small force of Japanese soldiers to defend a tiny and ultimately insignificant island from a full-scale assault by American forces. The narrative closely follows the character of squad leader Nakamura, the sole Japanese survivor of the battle.

Breaking Limits

by Ariel Tachna Nicki Bennett

Sequel to Refining LimitsExploring Limits: Book FourJust when castmates Jonathan Braedon, Devon Aldridge, and Kit Webster think they've found a balance in their three-sided relationship, a specter from Devon's past returns to haunt him. The Dom who taught Devon about BDSM represents everything about the scene Devon fears, and he's now on the Camelot set with every intention of breaking up the lovers, reclaiming his sub, and leaving chaos in his wake.

Breaking Loose Together

by Marjoleine Kars

Ten years before the start of the American Revolution, backcountry settlers in the North Carolina Piedmont launched their own defiant bid for economic independence and political liberty. The Regulator Rebellion of 1766-71 pitted thousands of farmers, many of them religious radicals inspired by the Great Awakening, against political and economic elites who opposed the Regulators' proposed reforms. The conflict culminated on May 16, 1771, when a colonial militia defeated more than 2,000 armed farmers in a pitched battle near Hillsborough. At least 6,000 Regulators and sympathizers were forced to swear their allegiance to the government as the victorious troops undertook a punitive march through Regulator settlements. Seven farmers were hanged.Using sources that include diaries, church minutes, legal papers, and the richly detailed accounts of the Regulators themselves, Marjoleine Kars delves deeply into the world and ideology of free rural colonists. She examines the rebellion's economic, religious, and political roots and explores its legacy in North Carolina and beyond. The compelling story of the Regulator Rebellion reveals just how sharply elite and popular notions of independence differed on the eve of the Revolution.

Breaking Midnight

by Emma Holly

Edmund is an elder among the upyr, a shape-changing race of immortals. Kidnapped by rivals, he's now a pawn in a deadly game to control the world, and only the love of the mortal beauty, Estelle, can save him.

Breaking Murphy's Law

by Suzanne Segerstrom Alan Carr

Pollyannas take heart, pessimists take note Recent studies on achievement and well-being show that optimistic behavior contributes to better physical health, greater resilience in the face of life's twists and turns, and more satisfying relationships. As psychologists Suzanne Segerstrom reveals, optimists lay groundwork for the success they envision. While the rest of us worry whether our goals are attainable, those who practice optimism try to achieve theirs. Breaking Murphy's Law shows you simple ways to develop the skills that natural-born optimists use to get what they want from life. Dr. Segerstrom helps you break free from the inertia of cynicism and self-doubt and encourages you to engage the world around you. "Doing optimism"--by getting involved, working hard, and enjoying your achievements--establishes a positive feedback loop that's both personally transformative and self-perpetuating. This practical book imparts the lesson with a mix of humor and intelligence that will convince even the most hardened cynics that Murphy got it wrong.

Breaking New Ground

by Isabel L. Beck

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by Isabel L. Beck

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Breaking New Ground: A Personal History

by Lester R. Brown

An inspirational memoir tracing Lester Brown's life from a small-farm childhood to leadership as a global environmental activist. Lester R. Brown, whom the Washington Post praised as "one of the world's most influential thinkers," built his understanding of global environmental issues from the ground up. Brown spent his childhood working on the family's small farm. His entrepreneurial skills surfaced early. Even while excelling in school, he launched with his younger brother a tomato-growing operation that by 1958 was producing 1.5 million pounds of tomatoes. Later, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Brown emphasized the need for systemic thinking. In 1963 he did the first global food supply and demand projections to the end of the century. While on a brief assignment in India in 1965, he pieced together the clues that led him to sound the alarm on an impending famine there. His urgent warning to the U.S. and Indian governments set in motion the largest food rescue effort in history, helping to save millions of lives. This experience led India to adopt new agricultural practices, which he helped to shape. Brown went on to advise governments internationally and to found the Worldwatch and Earth Policy institutes, two major nonprofit environmental research organizations. Both brilliant and articulate, through his many books he has brought to the fore the interconnections among such issues as overpopulation, climate change, and water shortages and their effect on food security. His 1995 book, Who Will Feed China?, led to a broad restructuring of China's agricultural policy. Never one to focus only on the problem, Brown always proposes pragmatic, employable solutions to stave off the unfolding ecological crises that endanger our future.

Breaking News

by Michael Murphy

Coleman Young sacrificed his personal life to achieve his professional goal: chief White House correspondent for his network. While others his age have spouses, children, and personal lives, Cole has only his faithful dog, Riley, and his lonely closet, so his producer hires a matchmaker to help him find Mr. Right. Forced to do something radical--leave work at a reasonable hour to prepare for his first date--Cole is shocked to walk into his house and find someone there: Marco, the grad student who walks and feeds Riley. It's too bad the matchmaker hadn't set him up with sweet, caring, adorably cute Marco--it would have saved him from a string of disastrous dates. But Cole doesn't know if Marco is gay, and he's not sure how to ask. Then the biggest news story of the political year breaks and Cole gets a unique opportunity to make a stand--one that could break his career and maybe do his asking for him.

Breaking News

by Rachel Wise

When Sam's crush gives her a confidential lead, she has to decide whether it stays on the record or off. A school statue has been destroyed, and it's up to star reporter Sam Martone to figure out who's responsible. But then Sam's supercrush (and writing partner) Michael Lawrence admits he knows the culprit and it's his friend and it was an accident. Sam is shocked and stumped. Should she keep quiet or report the story?

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