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Jo Frost Saves Our Sanities in this essential toddler guide.
The toddler years can test the most patient and energetic of parents and in this new toddler book, Jo Frost provides her invaluable advice on the hot-spots of toddler care. She answers the most pressing of problems – head on – including: tantrums, whining, potty-training, sleeping and mealtime dilemmas.
What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson’s answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.
Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.
What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world’s wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. The 12 Most Valuable Things Everyone Should Know shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers.
The objective of this publication was to create informal and informative guide to Belarusian politics, ensuring better understanding of Belarus and specifics of Belarusian political life. The guide aims at providing an informed interpretative insight, rather than merely compiling all available information on the political actors described in the entries. The entries were cross-reviewed by experts from other countries and institutions, as well as by members of the diplomatic corps working in Belarus and, wherever advisable, by the representatives of Belarusian academia and politics themselves.
Kim Kristensen is a Danish author, motivational speaker and executive coach who teaches leadership skills to business leaders, diplomats and entrepreneurs around the world. Follow Me will guide you through the pillars of effective leadership.
The power of example is unmistakeable, writes Kristensen, who served as a commander with the Royal Danish Army in Afghanistan and the Balkans. He believes you have to lead from the front. You have to go first. Knowing that you’ll be there in both good times and bad – not just at the office party but also when the going gets tough – engenders trust and confidence among your employees.
Basing his observations on his own experience, Kristensen offers a range of effective tools to create a unique strategy with a consistent focus on tough training and choosing the right people. This is the foundation of world-class leadership.
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Exposing the problems of popular diets such as the Zone and the Atkins diet, Dr. Willett offers eye-opening new research on the optimum ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, and the relative importance of various food groups and supplements. Readers will learn why weight control is the single most important nutritional factor and what the three other most critical factors of healthy eating are. They will find out how to choose wisely between different types of fats, which fruits and vegetables provide the best health insurance, and the proportions of each to integrate into their daily diet. And all this new, exciting nutritional information is translated for the reader into simple menu plans, and tasty recipes that make utilising the New Food Pyramid easy. Completely unique and authoritative EAT, DRINK, AND BE HEALTHY will teach everyone an entirely new way to eat.
Earl Swagger is tough as hell. But even tough guys have their secrets. Plagued by the memory of his abusive father, apprehensive about his own impending parenthood, Earl is a decorated ex-Marine of absolute integrity—and overwhelming melancholy. Now he’s about to face his biggest, bloodiest challenge yet.
It is the summer of 1946, organized crime’s garish golden age, when American justice seems to have gone to seed for good. Nowhere is this more true than in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the reigning capital of corruption. When the district attorney vows to bring down the mob, Earl is recruited to run the show. As casino raids erupt into nerve-shattering combat amid screaming prostitutes and fleeing johns, the body count mounts—along with the suspense.
The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life offers a way to achieve not only a new, healthier style of living but increased productivity as well. For the millions of readers of Ken Blanchard’s bestselling books–includingRaving Fans and Gung Ho!–here’s invaluable advice for getting the most out of life.
This is the story of a One Minute Manager who was so successful in every way that he forgot one important thing: He forgot to stay physically fit. He was so much in demand that he ate on the run, didn’t take time to exercise, and all the while saw his weight balloon and his breath grow shorter. He soon discovered success in business was endangering his health. His life was out of balance.For all those busy, achieving people with overcrowded schedules, here is a useful blueprint that shows how to manage stress and make a lifetime commitment to fitness and well-being. By following four important strategies for balancing a complicated life, everyone can get their bodies back into shape and their lives into proper perspective.
A novel of overwhelming emotional power, Birdsong is a story of love, death, sex and survival. Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, arrives in Amiens in northern France in 1910 to stay with the Azaire family, and falls in love with unhappily married Isabelle. But, with the world on the brink of war, the relationship falters, and Stephen volunteers to fight on the Western Front. His love for Isabelle forever engraved on his heart, he experiences the unprecedented horrors of that conflict – from which neither he nor any reader of this book can emerge unchanged.
When Cully Stewart dies during morning service, his family is devastated. And when further tragedy follows, the family is forced to split up, but gradually they learn that love, in its different guises, is undoubtedly the sweetest thing. By the author of Maggie Jordan and Scarlet Ribbons.
Anna, Bett and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars, The Alphabet
Sisters. As adults they haven`t spoken for years, ever since Bett`s fiance
left her for another sister. Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother,
summons them home for her 80th birthday extravaganza and a surprise
announcement – she wants them to revive their singing careers and stage a
musical she has written. Rehearsals get underway, and family secrets begin
to be shared and revealed. But just as the rifts begin to close, the
Alphabet Sisters face a test they never imagined. An unforgettable story of
three generations of women from the bestselling author of A Taste for It,
Upside Down Inside Out and Spin the Bottle.
A man will do almost anything for ninety million dollars. So will its rightful owners. They found him in a small town in Brazil. He had a new name, Danilo Silva, and his appearance had been changed by plastic surgery. The search had taken four years. They’d chased him around the world, always just missing him. It had cost their clients $3.5 million. But so far none of them had complained.
The man they were about to kidnap had not always been called Danilo Silva. Before he had had another life, a life which ended in a car crash in February 1992. His gravestone lay in a cemetery in Biloxi, Mississippi. His name before his death was Patrick S. Lanigan. He had been a partner at an up-and-coming law firm. He had a pretty wife, a young daughter, and a bright future. Six weeks after his death, $90 million disappeared from the law firm.
It was then that his partners knew he was still alive. And the chase was on
It has been more than twenty years since Vicky Maitland last set foot on English soil. Two decades ago she left the city of Liverpool with her three children—leaving behind the husband she dearly loved, who had cruelly and inexplicably turned against them all—to begin a new life in America. Now nervous and apprehensive, with a fateful letter burning a hole in her pocket, Vicky has finally come home in search of the truth and the shattering secrets behind Barney’s shocking betrayal—secrets only Vicky’s old friend, Lucy Baker, knows but swore never to reveal . .