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61. The South Beach Diet Parties and Holidays Cookbook: Healthy Recipes for Entertaining Family and Friends
by Rodale Books
Paperback (03 October, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Eat healthy on those special occasions too!
The South Beach Diet Parties and Holidays Cookbook is an excellent addition to your cookbook collection whether you are following the program or not.
5-0 out of 5 stars yummy in the tummy
While being in the healthy foods business for many years, I have had a deaf ear to fad diets.When my husband's physician suggested he try the South Beach Diet to lose weight, I ran to the library to find out what was going on with this popular diet.
5-0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Cookbook -- Even if you are NOT on the Diet
Try the recipes even if they look odd compared to what you're used to eating. The food is LOADED WITH flavor that somehow satisfies your hunger with far less food than ordinary. Not only that, but after you eat these foods you feel GOOD and HEALTHY instead of just STUFFED and TIRED (like normal food.) ... Read more

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62. The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
by HarperCollins
Hardcover (30 December, 2003)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Maybe the best I've read in this genre!
Although I knew who Dr. Laura Schlessinger was, to my knowledge I've never listened to her on the radio or seen her on television, so I really didn't know what to expect from her book, other than that I had heard is was very good. As a minister, I counsel a lot of young couples and thought I might glean some useful information here. I can't begin to express how refreshing her book has been. Dr. Laura's no-holds barred delivery is a welcome change from the watered down marriage advice books that tend to surface so often.
5-0 out of 5 stars A misunderstood Subject
This can be a misunderstood book as indicated by some of the negative reviews. People tend to get defensive when you stir up the status quo. This is not meant to be a book on 'How to Fix All Marriages' or meant to imply that all failed marriages are the woman's fault. Really, the author is obviously not that simple minded. It is a book that addresses SPECIFIC issues of "Double Standards", self-centeredness and about men who aren't appreciated by their wives and feel dehumanized and taken for granted. There are many men who feel this way, and their feelings are not considered to be valid or important, which is why this book was written. This is NOT a book to advise women to be a submissive 'servant' to a dominating abusive husband. It is about respect and remembering that your partner is more than just a 'husband' or 'wife'. Your partner is (or should be) the most important person in your life and in your heart, and does not deserve to be put on the bottom of the list.
5-0 out of 5 stars Insightful, straightforward and very valuable!
The major point is to love, respect and take care of your husband! Of course, this does NOT mean that YOU have to play the role of a wife-doormat! Dr. Laura didn't leave her career and job in order to be a housewife. That's why the book is more about PRIORITIES! I think that many people have misunderstood her advice about the common issue- the husband wants to be intimate but she doesn't want because she is tired, not in a mood, etc.
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63. Joining Together: Group Theory and Group Skills (9th Edition)
by Allyn & Bacon
Paperback (02 August, 2005)
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2-0 out of 5 stars Written for children
...The problem is that this books seems like it was written for high school students. The first chapter opens with a self-diagnosis: "I clarify the group's goals and ensure that the goals are formulated so members 'sink or swim' together and are committed to achieve them." Or how about, "I advocate my views and challenge the views of others in order to create high-quality and creative decions."5-0 out of 5 stars Joining Together is a Great Resource
I read this book as an assignment in a university sociology course.It is a great resouce to have on hand if you work with teams or are intersted in organizational/group behavior.Some of the activities have been used in my"Effective Social Relations" class and we found them not onlyfun, but educational.I have not read the 1999 edition, but am hoping toget it for a graduation present this April! ... Read more

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64. What to Expect the First Year, Second Edition
by Workman Publishing Company
Paperback (16 October, 2003)
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Is our baby eating enough?Is this much crying normal? How do I knowwhen she is really sick? This hefty, 671-page guide to your baby's first year isbrought to you by the creators of the bestselling Read more

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1-0 out of 5 stars NICE BUT BETTER BOOKS OUT THERE
This is a "sweet" book that is very reassuring
5-0 out of 5 stars What to Expect the First Year
This book is a MUST for any new parents!I have given this as a gift to every one of my pregnant friends and family.

3-0 out of 5 stars Helps millions of families from pregnancy through the toddler years.
Heidi Murkoff is co-author--along with Arlene Eisenberg and Sandee Hathaway--of The What To Expect Series--the best selling pregnancy and parenting books in the world. She's also a director on the board of The What to Expect Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing low-income parents with the information and support they need to have healthy and happy babies. Heidi Murkoff's book: What to Expect When You're Expecting, offers advice to parents about how to deal with the multitude of information now available to parents. In essence, the abundance of information available to parents can be overwhelming and lead parents to believe more in parenting experts than in themselves. We have only to look at the past several generations of American mothers who believed religiously in child-rearing experts who based much of their advice upon biased, unsound, and unscientific personal opinions. However, there is really good information available to parents now to encourage them to refine intuition by broadening their knowledge base and wisdom through education. You should trust yourselves when you parent your children more humanely and with greater respect and love. This is a good book, especially for first time mothers(parents) loaded with pictures and information detailing the monthly changes in the mothers body. Heidi Murkoff writes in a step-by-step manner, intended to walk you through this delicate time in your life--which is informative. What to Expect When You're Expecting will answer most of your questions--it also details what may go wrong. But be warned, Heidi Murkoff's style can be annoying and difficult to follow. ... Read more

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65. Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination and State Exams
by Routledge
Paperback (01 April, 2002)
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5-0 out of 5 stars AWESOME
I aced my test by over 40 points, what can I say????This book worked wonders!I read through it once and then made flashcards in the week before the test on things I did not know the first time I read through it.The author does a great job of covering everything!This is all you need to ace your test!!!

5-0 out of 5 stars This Study Guide is Awesome...
I just the test on October 6th for the first time since graduating this year.I studied this book a week before I took the NCE and passed.Before studying this book I used audio CDs which were offered by NCE but was not all that helpful like this book.This book really helped me out and the way the information is presented in this book is really helpful when taking the actual test.

4-0 out of 5 stars Helpful. I passed the Exam...
I passed the counselor's exam by studying primarily the information in this book. Of course, you will need to refer back to some of your school books but this is a very helpful book. ... Read more

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66. Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (with Web Site, Chapter Quiz Booklet, and InfoTrac)
by Wadsworth Publishing
Hardcover (10 March, 2004)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Great Resource
The book is very explanatory.It breaks down the theories adequately.It is also simple to read and does not contain heavy psychotherapy jargon.

4-0 out of 5 stars Good resource
this book really helps with understanding Corey's Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy. This book is a great buy! You wont regret it.

4-0 out of 5 stars theories of counseling
I really wanted the textbook, and was unaware until I received the shipment that this was a review/study guide.I was disappointed, but the book was in good condition and is useful. ... Read more

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67. The Shangri-La Diet
by Putnam Adult
Hardcover (25 April, 2006)
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1-0 out of 5 stars Shangri-La - a fantasy place, a fantasy diet - DOESN'T WORK!
I had very high hopes for this diet, especially since a friend recommended it. I did try it, and I lost 2-3 pounds - and promptly gained them back while still on the diet! I continued the diet, lost those few pounds again, and gained them right back again. I did everything the book said to, too. So after 4 weeks, I gave up.
5-0 out of 5 stars Come into your body
The proper approach to losing weight should encompass your whole life - your health, good mental/spiritual and psychological condition. The best approach is to change your whole lifestyle not just to kill your hunger with a spoon of olive oil. When you change your lifestyle, your common sense will guide you what and how much to eat. The more you come into your body the more your bad habits will lose their hold on you and eventually give you up. It will not feel like a struggle but it will feel natural and right.

5-0 out of 5 stars Well worth a read!
Well worth a read. I've given away a lot of copies of the book to friends and family because it works.
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68. A Manual of Acupuncture
by Not Avail
Hardcover (June, 1998)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Becoming One With the Points
This is an excellent read for any acupuncture student, practitioner or enthusiast!Deadman's language is poetry.The points come alive when reading this text!
5-0 out of 5 stars Peter Deadman's A Manual of Acupuncture
Not possible to find a better English language reference source than this book. I have used the book in hard copy but prefer it on CD. Quick to find items using CD and a notebook and CD weigh less that the actual manual. The pronunciations that come with the book on CD seem accurate, depending on the area from whence your Chinese comes. Good background data for all point locations and rationale for their use.
5-0 out of 5 stars Lets Get to the POINT
Following is a 4 part review consisting of:
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69. Lies at the Altar: The Truth About Great Marriages
by Hyperion
Hardcover (09 May, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars I can not lie, I Loved It!
Weak people look for faults in others and find excuses.Strong men and women look for weaknesses within themselves and find solutions.This book epitomizes that philosophy along with salient points that work.
5-0 out of 5 stars MFT-Intern Review
This book can be quite useful for marriage family therapists in counseling couples at any stage.I only hope that Dr. Robin will one day write a workbook to accompany this great book.

5-0 out of 5 stars Truth is in the Mirror
I could NOT put this book down!Dr. Robin delivered!She was "on point"!Dr. Robin took the book deeper than I initially imagined.I would highly recommend this book for anyone who is married, has been married or thinking about marriage - all to better understand the intricacies of relationships and oneself.
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70. Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
by Hay House
Hardcover (15 February, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Wow you have to read this!!!
Reading this book has changed the way I have looked, felt and believed in life. I couldn't put it down, and everyday I keep thinking about it. I have shared with others the aw inspiring inspiration I have received. I am not one to read a lot of spiritual books or self help books. I have read a few but this one definitely surpasses any book I have read in a very long time. I am blown away. And it has made me take stock of my own life and my beliefs and it has shifted. I started thinking about whom in my life do I need to forgive. I truly recommend this book to everyone! We all need it especially now with what is going on in the world today.

5-0 out of 5 stars Life-changing story
I could not put this book down.I've read several other books on the Rwandan genocide and I really appreciate this one the most for breaking down a complex political situation/history into one that is easy to understand for all readers, not to mention one of the most emotionally touching books I've ever read.This book has changed my perspective on life.

5-0 out of 5 stars Best Book I've read all year!
I love to read, mostly spiritual self-help books, and a few biographies. I would say I read about 2 books a month on average, sometimes more. Any way I simply could not put this book down. I felt as if I was experiencing everything she was experiencing, and I could not help but admire her faith in God. She reminded me how good God is, and how he can do the impossible if we just trust him. I plan to give the book to a couple people as Christmas presents this year, so that they can truly embrace how blessed they are. ... Read more

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71. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by Three Rivers Press
Paperback (16 May, 2000)
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5-0 out of 5 stars What Really Makes Marriages Work.
Thru scientific research and studies involving over 3,000 couples, Dr. Gottman has discovered what makes up a happy modern day marriage along with what breaks down marriages too. With these findings Dr. Gottman has outlined 7 principles that support couples in repairing and strengthening their marriages. Along with relationship quizzes and exercises, couples are encouraged to open up communication lines with each other and in doing so are able to rediscover the love and friendship between themselves.
5-0 out of 5 stars Thoughtful, thought-provoking, and potentially life-changing
Gottman's writing is sincere and easy to read, and his content is phenomenal.He debunks several myths about successful marriages and marriage counseling, and proceeds to provide real, solid concepts and practical suggestions, including worksheets to take either individually or with your partner.
5-0 out of 5 stars A breakthrough book that saved our marriage!
We have been married for 14 years and recently my wife and I faced a lot of challenges that threatened to break our relationship. I still love her very much and immediately looked for a down-to-earth, doable and working approaching to solving our conflicts. It was a great relieve to find this book and thanks to it we realized a lot of things.
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72. The Master Cleanser
by Burroughs Books
Paperback (24 April, 1976)
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3-0 out of 5 stars I'm on day 9...
And I'm not impressed.Never again!This has been torture.I'm more energetic when I wake up in the morning, but that's about the only positive.I admit I made some modifications: used reconstituted, bottled lemon juice, for two days I had just water, and one day apple cider.I'm going to keep going until day 10 just for the sense of accomplishment.Anyway, I've been trying to clear up my allergies and skin problems, and so far this has not seemed much help.I don't know, maybe it has helped but I don't realize it.Next I'm going to try using oxy-powder to cleanse the gunk from the colon in a simple, non-torturous way (just have to take some pills) and also do a series of gallbladder/liver flushes.My point is, the Master Cleanser is just one part of detox-ing: it is a kidney flush, but one would be well-advised to do a liver-gallbladder flush right afterwards.This book has helped many people, I'm sure, but so far my experience has told me that it's not for me.I'd only do this again as a last resort.Here are some helpful sites: curezone and [...].That's just my opinion.To all the people out there struggling with health problems, good luck, and don't give up, and don't let the conventional medical industry fool you into assuming there is no cure for whatever you have, and don't let irrational skeptics sway you!

5-0 out of 5 stars Good program
I did alot of research on this clense before i started and made a commitment to try it.I sort of eased into the diet by having 1 small meal a day consisting of organic spinach salad.On say 2 of the wean i experienced a terrible headache but i honestly believe that after 20 years of drinking pepsi with everything- this was simply caffeine withdrawl.Those who make it sound easy will fool you into failing.The lemonade will give you what you need, but after a lifetime of eating you will definately crave food.It will get easier but never easy.You have to commit yourself.I compare this to quitting smoking which is my next task.
4-0 out of 5 stars How often do you take food for granted?
I once heard on a health program that most of us have 'stuff' in us (in our intestines) that's at least two months old!Wouldn't that be great to remove all of that gunk residing in your intestines and toxins in other parts of your body?The Master Cleanse was a great way to do it for me.It was a bit challenging because I *love* food, and just not eating was such a foreign concept.But the drink is pretty tasty and I felt all of its cleansing effects.It's easy to tell that this book was written half a century ago, though the content is easy to digest and intriguing.The only reason I gave it four stars instead of five is that it tries to convince the reader to stay away from animal and animal-derived foods once the cleanse is done, as if that's the only way to diet for life.He threw in a bunch of recipies for the blandest-sounding food, so only two-thirds of the book was useful to me.The main part of it, The Lemonade Diet, is the heart of the book and it's worth a whole lot more than $6.50. ... Read more

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73. The Sexy Years: Discover the Hormone Connection--The Secret to Fabulous Sex, Great Health, and Vitality, for Women and Men
by Crown
Hardcover (08 March, 2004)
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Menopause is a complicated business. Medical issues vary widely and treatment options seem endless--especially in the wake of bad news about hormone replacement. While Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars You've got to read this book!
I received this book as a gift. There are quite a few books on this subject on the market and this one is the best. I too could not put it down and finished it in 3 days. It's a huge book, a great resource that is well researched and written.. I have a few friends who've purchased this book and really loved it too. I can highly recommend this book.
4-0 out of 5 stars Don't dismiss this book because a Hollywood celebrity wrote it.
As it says in the forward, yes, the medical community should catch up with Suzanne Somers. Hormones are a complex subject, and the author Suzanne is wise in the way this book is written and how the content is presented. She asks the questions (what we all want to know but were afraid to ask), and gives you her opinion. But the book is in a question and answer format where the professionals are giving their answers. You may not want to do it Suzanne's way, but she's asked the right questions, and used her celebrity to bring attention to a very important topic - one that professionals and patients should be more aware of, and that major pharmaceutical companies wish you weren't.

5-0 out of 5 stars The Sexy Years:Discover the Hormone Connection
This is a great first book to read before entering in to perimenopause is possible. Easy to understand and helps soften the blow many women feel when told those dredded words "Your going into menopause" I tried other things on the market prempro made me swell up 60 lbs in two month. I was told I no longer needed a period..(don't let a doctor tell you that)it just speeds up the ride to menopause. I am becomming very knowledgeable about bioidentical hormones and shame on Ob/Gyn who don't know about them.after all they have been around the medical world since the 40s!! Drug companiest hate them becasue you can't patent them and they must be mixed in a special pharmacy called a compounding pharmacyI find myself educating Dr.s who don't seem very interested.. It is not easy to find the right combonation of homrones but when you do it's jackpot! You will feel great. If only we could educate Dr.s especially female Dr.s (they are going to be here too one day).everywomen should read ... Read more

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74. Your Pregnancy Week by Week, Fifth Edition
by Da Capo Press
Paperback (06 January, 2004)
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Pregnancy should be a time of wonder and hope, but these days, it's associated more often with paranoia.Dr. Glade Curtis is keenly aware of the anxieties heaped upon expectantwomen: he has written several pregnancy-related books. So while he covers prettymuch any topic that an expectant mom might be concerned about, he does not overload the reader with extraneous information or horror stories that can be found in that Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars An excellent book for pregnant couples
My wife and I receieved this book as a gift when we announced her pregnancy.It is by far our favorite pregnancy book.The week-by-week format is perfect for following along with your progress and also makes it nice to read together.There are even helpful hints for dads along the way.
5-0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed This Book!
When I was pregnant my first time, I carried this around everywhere!I was hungry for knowledge and this seemed to be the only book that I could refer to more frequently than just the month-to-month!I had wished that there was a day-to-day book, but this came very close to providing me with new information as frequently as possible.It is a staple of the pregnancy book diet!
5-0 out of 5 stars An Absolute Must Have For Pregnancy!
I absolutely LOVE this book.I grabbed a pile of books at the bookstore and looked through each one carefully before selecting this one.It is the only best-selling guide written by a doctor with millions of copies sold.And I know why now that I own it!!I don't see the negative like some readers do.It is written by a doctor, so it provides a lot of info that you'd get by talking with your doctor every day!So there are things that you should know about even if you don't want to hear it or don't think it will happen to you!It explains things such as bleeding during pregnancy, some common medications to avoid to prevent birth defects, pollutants to avoid and why, STDS during pregnancy, nutrition and sources/serving sizes, how your actions affect your baby's development (vaccinations, smoking, xray, falling, safety, etc.), possible tests, required tests, lying on your back, rh-sensitivity, douching, sex, backaches, exercise guidelines, air travel, car safety, breastfeeding, pregnancy discomforts (hemmorhoids, constipation, backaches, foot swelling, dizziness, breast itching, cramping, contractions), infections, hot tubs, jaundice...It really is like having a doctor's advice for each week of your pregnancy.It relieved alot of the worrying about symptoms I was experiencing, realizing that I was "normal".
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Subjects:  1. Childbirth    2. Family / Parenting / Childbirth    3. Family/Marriage    4. Health & Fitness    5. Pregnancy    6. Pregnancy & Childbirth    7. Pregnancy, birth & baby care   


75. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 18th Edition
by John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover (07 April, 2006)
list price: $65.00 -- our price: $42.99
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Isbn: 0911910182
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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This is serious stuff. The most widely used medical text in the world and the hypochondriac's bible, the Merck has the lowdown on the vast expanse of human diseases, disorders and injuries, as well as their symptoms and recommended therapy. It's intended for physicians and medical students, but though the type is tiny and the language technical, the Merck's a valuable volume for anyone with more than a passing interest in bodily ills. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Handy Medical Guide
If a doctor gives me or someone else I know a diagnosis, I can look it up in the Manual and get a straightforward, detailed writeup about it.I always use it in conjunction with a doctor.

5-0 out of 5 stars The Merck Manual - Medical Accuracy at Last
The Merck Manual has been in use in my psychology office for over 20 years.It is has been a wellspring of accurate albeit very technical information on every syndrome and disease that has been presented to me.It is an absolutely invaluable supplement to my psychological practice.HOWEVER....it is also a hypochondriac's nightmare, so those who obsess about their health should not buy it.For all others, it can make your visits to your doctor much more productive. And you can amaze and mystify your friends with incredible medical obscura!

5-0 out of 5 stars Buy it While Available!!!
This will be THE CLASSIC Merck Manual for many many years to come and for this reason alone any physician, allied medical rofessional, or hypchondriac should buy it.It is not only leather bound, but contains one hundred years of medical history that changed the face of Western Civilization.You may compare almonst one hundrend years and many generations of advances in medical knowledge and find no comparable period, from hand-washing and public health to AIDs to the discovery of penicillin and aspirin.
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76. Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
by The Guilford Press
Paperback (21 May, 1993)
list price: $37.00 -- our price: $28.49
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Isbn: 0898620341
Sales Rank: 1364
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars Great Resource
Great resource to have as a clinician not only for BPD but useful in all areas of practice.Includes Mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills.Very comprehensive and effective skills for many human beings that arev suffering from "Life" Recommended.

3-0 out of 5 stars dbt manual
this offers some good ideas and approaches but the writing is not clear and it is hard to understand some of the concepts, techniques, and some of the handouts.still, there is some useful stuff.
4-0 out of 5 stars Great help
This book is an amazing alternative to some of the lengthly classes offered by hospitals, though I do not advise against any kind of medical treatment! Many DBT skills groups use this book as their basis, and it's convienent to have at home to use and keep as your own. It's a tough read, but worth all the work. Good Luck. Jenn ... Read more

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77. Looking Out, Looking In (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) (Wadsworth Series in Communication Studies)
by Wadsworth Publishing
Hardcover (25 March, 2004)
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Isbn: 0534636284
Sales Rank: 63528
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars GREAT EXPERIENCE....BROUGHT BACK THE FAITH IN GOOD
THIS BOOK WAS IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION.EVERYTHING WENT SMOOTH, THE ORDER, THE DELIVERY AND THE BOOK.THANK YOU. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Communication    2. Interpersonal Relations    3. Interpersonal communication    4. Language    5. Language Arts & Disciplines    6. Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy    7. Telecommunications    8. Communication Studies    9. Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication    10. Language teaching & learning material & coursework   


78. Life After Death: The Burden of Proof
by Harmony
Hardcover (17 October, 2006)
list price: $24.00 -- our price: $14.40
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Isbn: 0307345785
Sales Rank: 35
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars At last!
I got this book the instant it came out.This is the topic I have been looking for from Deepak. I've always felt that his background in medicine, spiritual experience and wisdom traditions puts him in an almost unique position to really dig into the subject of the afterlife. He really delivers. This is a facinating read for the intellectually and spiritually curious.
1-0 out of 5 stars Pseudo Science
Chopra attempts to use the language of science to disguise absolute rubbish and convoluted thinking. Don't waste your time with this pseudo science dribble.

5-0 out of 5 stars Spirituality Examined
Once again Chopra has explored the edges or our spirituality, of our minds. Many of us who like to consider ourselves spiritual but thinking human beings have grappled with the concept of eternal life and studied the various religions to find an answer.Most are far too rigid.Chopra wants us to explore for ourselves.BRAVO to a courageous man! ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Christianity - Theology - General    2. Death, Grief, Bereavement    3. Eschatology    4. Future life    5. General    6. God (Theology)    7. Metaphysics    8. Psychology    9. Religion    10. Self-Help / General   


79. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
by Riverhead Hardcover
Hardcover (03 March, 2005)
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Isbn: 1573222976
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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If you are tired of struggling to make ends meet but don't know a 401(k) from Special K, this book is for you. Aimed specifically at "Generation Broke"--those in their twenties and thirties who are working yet buried in credit card debt and student loans--this user-friendly guide offers a clear introduction to practical investing and money management techniques that can turn even a dismal financial situation around. Bestselling author Suze Orman has a knack for taking the fear out of money matters, and in Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars and the money keeps on coming!
This book really helped me to learn the keys to financial freedom. It explained the rules and helped me to not follow in certian traps with money and how I view it. I really liked it and would recommend other books such THINK LIKE A BILLIONAIRE by Scot Anderson and RETIRE YOUNG RETIRE RICH by Robert Kiyosaki.

5-0 out of 5 stars simply the best for the just plain fabulous and broke
I'm in my early 30s (young), a grad student (fabulous) with a past in retail and nonprofits (broke).I had given up on most personal finance books because as soon as they mentioned mutual funds, my eyes glazed over - I was lucky to make the gas bill every winter.I wish I'd had Suze Orman's Money Guide for the Young, Fabulous and Broke years ago.She assumes the best of us - I WANT to have a mutual fund someday! - and wades right into the mess of credit card debt, student loans, and how to reorganize your finances when you've got no property to leverage.For the first time I can see myself really getting out of debt and, someday, putting down money on a house.Not soon, but someday.And this book has the clearest and most user-friendly layout I've seen around such a touchy subject as screwed-up personal finances.It's soothing because you can find answers so fast.There is hope.The answers are all here.Thank you, Ms. Orman.I am recommending this book to all my friends who are not balancing their checkbooks due to fear of what they'll find. This is a good book for anyone of any age who has not yet wrangled their finances.It is not too late!

4-0 out of 5 stars Great resource for anyone who's striking out on her own
This book is easy to read, fun, and offers some great practical advice for people who may not have the greatest control over their finances yet. The one part I'm not crazy about is the suggestion that charging things to your credit card is okay when you're just starting out. Seems to me that you should avoid creating debt at all costs. But the rest of the advice Orman gives is solid and helpful -- and given in terms that are easy to understand. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Consumer Finance    2. Finance, Personal    3. Personal Finance - General    4. Personal Growth - Success    5. Personal finance    6. Self-Help    7. Young adults    8. Youth    9. Business & Economics / Finance   


80. Cancer Vixen: A True Story
by Knopf
Hardcover (26 September, 2006)
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Isbn: 0307263576
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto's graphic memoir about her battle with breast cancer is as bold, vibrant, and brave as she is--pumped full of color, the story leaps off the page and into your heart. Poignant and funny, this inspiring story is made all the more powerful by Marchetto's cartoons. Lucky for us, Marchetto agreed to create a cartoon just for Amazon.com customers. Check out her strip below. Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Breast Cancer D Day September 6, 2006
Received book from long time twisted sister friend the day I was on my way to try and have this blasted arm pit drain removed. Age 53, tumor found on routine yearly mammogram (1 year 3 days since last) Tumor 1.1 centimeters, well differentiated, Positive Receptors both E & P, ask oncologist surgeon if he was piercing my nipple on the 4th plunged on the core biopsy. Afterwards, ask for a smilie face sticker, surgeon said he should have ones instead of saying "I gave Blood" say "I GAVE BOOB" I work for a printing company and designed a sticker, button & T-shirt.Something that existentially speaks more than a pink ribbon; I gave "flesh & blood."After initial surgery of tumor Segmental Mastectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy, remove 4 lymph nodes, One was with cancer.Had to go back for the Wad of fat to be removed with additional 15 lymph nodes FULL AXILLARY DISSECTION... all of those were clear.YEA!As I await the next stages in this New World I found "Cancer Vixen" to be vastly informative and will require all of my supportive Nipple Pulling friends to read it.Thank you for sharing your emotional roller coaster ride through the horrid disease.

5-0 out of 5 stars Grazie Marisa
As touching as true stories can be andas funny as goods novels (or comic books!) can be....the secret of Mrs. Marchetto is to mix REAL life and its tragic aspects with unforgettable and unique humour ... the best book and the best author ever!
5-0 out of 5 stars Loved the Book
This is the first Beating Breast Cancer book I've read that accurately conveys all the flack / pressure one gets from other people in one's life.
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Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Biography & Autobiography    3. Biography / Autobiography    4. Biography And Autobiography    5. Biography/Autobiography    6. Breast    7. Cancer    8. Cancer (Psychosocial Aspects)    9. Comic books, strips, etc    10. Diseases - Breast Cancer    11. Diseases - Cancer    12. General    13. Health    14. Marchetto, Marisa Acocella    15. Medical - General    16. New York    17. New York (State)    18. Patients    19. Women    20. Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer   


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