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Combining the Sanskrit wordsayur(life) andveda(knowledge), Ayurveda is an ancient Indian practice for living that dates back thousands of years. Ayurveda promotes a mind-consciousness-body balance that, when in perfect alignment, results in improved health, outlook, and attitude. This is the optimal guide for families interested in Ayurveda, with information on: The history of Ayurvedic medicine in India Discovering individualdoshas, or personality types Incorporating Ayurvedic foods into your everyday diet Yoga and exercise techniques for eachdosha Meditation and relaxation tips for the whole family Packed with information and guidance, plus more than twenty-five Ayurvedic recipes for meals and snacks that your whole family will love, this guide is the perfect resource for transitioning into a healthy, balanced way of living!
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.
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.
This insider's guide helps you to avoid common pitfalls, spend your money wisely, and figure out if the foreclosure market is really for you.
Now, more than ever, the works of C.S. Lewis enthrall and entertain readers of all ages. But who was this man of intellect and imagination? The Everything C.S. Lewis and Narnia Book gives you an in-depth look at this master storyteller, his life and times, and his best known works. You'll learn how he: Overcame his tragic childhood Journeyed from atheism to faith Created the magical world of Narnia Inspired other writers, philosophers, and political thinkers Found--and tragically lost--the love of his life You'll also gain a deeper understanding of Lewis's body of literary works including the enchanting characters of Narnia. This is the essential guide to the man who inspired the imaginations of millions of children and adults alike!
There is no more challenging and rewarding career than law enforcement, but so few know where to start in order to break into this exciting field. Written by a seasoned law enforcement professional, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement will help you navigate the application, hiring, and training process. This unique comprehensive handbook covers all aspects of job options available -- from local and state police to National Park Rangers and Homeland Security officers. Inside, you'll find: - Candidate requirements; - Desired qualities and education for applicants; - Where and how to apply to different agencies; - The future of law enforcement in the twenty-first century. If you're curious about this rewarding yet unsung field, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement is the accessible and essential guide you need to get started on your way to a fulfilling career!
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!
Insider tips from investment pros! Over the past two decades, no investment has returned more profits than commodities, but these assets can also be perilous for the uninitiated. The Everything Guide to Commodity Trading demystifies this dynamic market, and gives you the levelheaded, clear guidance you need to make a killing in commodities! Inside, you'll learn how to conduct fundamental and technical analysis of commodities, build a portfolio, and anticipate movements in the commodities markets. The book also includes valuable info on: Cutting-edge energy and material commodities Investing safely in ETFs, index funds, futures, and options Maximizing profit in developing economies Key "set-ups" that signal when to buy and sell With trading strategies crafted for various levels of budget and risk, and featuring a chapter on numismatics and collectibles, The Everything Guide to Commodity Trading gives you the advice you need to cash in on this red-hot market!
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 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.
Find out the truth about the other side. . . Is there life after death? Or is the end of our physical existence really the end of us? In this thought-provoking guide, you will examine scientific evidence so you can decide for yourself whether or not there is an afterlife. Medium Joseph M. Higgins and "Psychic Cop" Chuck Bergman attempt to answer questions like:Does consciousness survive death?Is communication possible between the living and the dead?Are mediums real - or frauds?What happens to us during near-death experiences?Where do we go when we die?Are we heaven and hell actualities?What is life like after death?Is reincarnation real - and is everyone reincarnated?Including an overview of various religious afterlife traditions, The Everything Guide to Evidence of the Afterlife introduces you to the unlimited possibilities of what we face after our release from the physical world.
From the field to your table-- how to find and prepare wild foods. This is your one-stop reference for identifying and harvesting the wild fruits and vegetables that grow in fields, forests, and even on your own lawn.
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!
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.
Your ten-week plan to avoid the onset of diabetes! A diagnosis of pre-diabetes is certainly a wakeup call, but it is not a life sentence of daily medication and having to live without your favorite foods. Managing pre-diabetes is about common sense and moderation, not deprivation. The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, 2nd Edition can help you find ways to alter your lifestyle and avoid type 2 diabetes. Inside, you'll find helpful tips on lifestyle changes, along with recipes for delicious, healthy meals your whole family will love, like: Buttermilk pancakes Rich and creamy sausage-potato soup Soy and ginger flank steak Grilled haddock with peach-mango salsa Walnut chicken with plum sauce Kasha-stuffed red peppers Cranberry pecan biscotti Chocolate cheesecake mousse This trusted resource also includes a ten-week plan to help you see results immediately. Certified Diabetes Educator Gretchen Scalpi also provides you with techniques for helping children with pre-diabetes gain control of their health. With this expert guide, you can recognize unhealthy behaviors and eating habits--and stop diabetes in its tracks!
Diabetes is a complex disease--but learning about it shouldn't be! A Type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but it is also manageable. With this all-in-one guide, you will get expert advice on establishing a healthier lifestyle and getting control of your diabetes. The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes provides easy-to-follow advice on all aspects of living with diabetes, and helps you: Recognize the symptoms of prediabetes and diabetes Monitor your blood glucose levels Learn about the types of insulin and insulin-delivery systems Understand the importance of nutrition and exercise Reduce the short- and long-term effects of diabetes Filled with reliable advice and the latest information on medication, therapies, blood sugar monitoring, and more, this invaluable guide shows you how to take control of your diabetes and enjoy your life!
Expert advice on how to succeed in the mobile market! Experts estimate that mobile app revenues will nearly quadruple over the next few years, but for many business owners and entrepreneurs, figuring out how to affordably create and market an app is a daunting challenge. But it doesn't have to be! With The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps, you'll learn all you need to know about creating a mobile app without breaking the bank account. In this book, you'll discover: What to consider when developing an app Which format best fits your needs and budget How to stand out in the app market The benefits of including apps in a marketing strategy How creating an app can improve business revenue From the development stage to marketing and beyond, The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps will help you develop an app that attracts more customers and boosts your business's revenue.
Are you a descendant of ancient kings? Were your ancestors fierce warriors? Are you related to an eminent scholar? With The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 2nd Edition, now you can find out! If you're interested in your family history, you have a wealth of information and misinformation at your fingertips. Enter expert genealogist Kimberly Powell to steer you in the right direction. Powell helps you: Effectively search various websites Decipher census data and other online records Choose the best way to share your data both on and offline Connect with other genealogists via social media outlets Packed with tips on free databases, search sites and downloadable government records, you'll have all you need to find your ancestors going back dozens of generations!
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Written by a pediatrician and a mom, The Everything Guide to Raising a One-Year-Old is full of practical and informative advice that will ensure that you and your little one enjoy a safe, healthy, and happy 12 to 24 months!
Written by a pediatrician and a mom, this all-inclusive guide shows you the ins and outs of your child's second year of life in an easy, accessible way.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.