Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery

Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Tobacco
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At forty years of age, I was impoverished and severely addicted to tobacco cigarettes. I could not even afford a decent birthday gift for my dear friend Cathy I had met online years earlier. This book conveys the story of how my friend turned my makeshift present for her into a gift of life for me. I share details of how I gradually overcame my addiction. I also share tips, photos, and more!
Preguntale a Alicia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Este es un testimonio sobre el mundo de las drogas entre los adolescentes,mostrando la facilidad con la que se puede entrar en él y la soledad que encuentra aquel joven que, en su desesperada búsqueda de aceptación, cae una y otra vez en este abismo. este diario relata parte de la vida de Alicia, una joven como cualquiera, que a sus quince años se ha iniciado en el consumo de drogas en una fiesta.
Skin Picking: The Freedom to Finally Stop
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin
Annette Pasternak, Ph.D., the Stop Skin Picking Coach, teaches you everything you need to know about why you pick your skin and how to break free of this frequently devastating behavior. This comprehensive guide is a lifesaver for those suffering from compulsive skin picking (a.k.a. dermatillomania) and is invaluable for health professionals interested in learning how to help their patients.
My Journey Through Addictions to Salvation: A New Beginning
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entrenched in alcohol and drugs for a long period of time. with no future. When God helped me find my way to recovery in 2005, doors opened that I could not have imagined. In 2006, I returned to school to get my high school diploma and now have diplomas in Addictions and Social Service Worker. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Psychology.
Nobody Can Tell Me What to Believe
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A guide for people dealing with spirituality and the God thing in 12-Step Recovery. Includes stories told by 12-Step members, as well as examples, exercises, and ideas about how to create a spirituality that works with the Twelve Steps, whether or not God is included in that spirituality.
Last Orders: A Drinker's Guide to Sobriety
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A humorous and deeply personal account of what giving up drink is like socially, physically and emotionally, and a commentary on attitudes to drinking within the work-hard-play-hard culture of the 21st Century. Covers improving your social life, discovering the 'real you', dozens of sober leisure activities, benefits to health, wealth and work, finding love, and achieving satisfaction in sobriety.
Recovering from Someone Else's Addiction
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Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
In this raw, first-person account, Katherine White frankly discusses the strain her teenage son's drug addiction put on her and her family. Written in the style of a friend talking to a friend, this honest discussion offers hope, comfort and support to those struggling with the addiction or alcoholism of a loved one, no matter what the loved one's age or relationship.
Why you drink and How to stop: Journey to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Why some people drink destructively has puzzled many people for a long time. Why do you wake up promising yourself you will never do it again, but doing it over and over? Or why does your loved one continue to self-destruct, even if they promise to stop? If you are a problem drinker or love someone who is – then this book is for you.
Healing Manic Depression and Depression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
After going to an incompetent psychiatrist for months while suffering from a severe depression, the author had the enormous good luck to switch to the best psychiatrist in the county. This book tells her story and describes strategies used to heal neuroses and narcissism.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
The Seventeenth Conviction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A very candid look at one woman’s journey into the depths of addiction and the very challenging road back. Dierdre spent years trying to prove that as an adult, the choice was indeed her own. Even as she encountered roadblock after roadblock of her own making, she refused to believe she was doomed to be only the sum of all her bad decisions.
Addiction to Poverty - The Tragedy, the Hope and the Change, Part 1: The Tragedy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
From the Books for Change Series. We may not admit it, but most people are addicted to some kind of poverty, and this situation is tragic. The amount of struggling, pain, fear, misunderstanding and poor creativity in making money is extraordinary nowadays. The only path to recovery from this epidemic begins with recognizing this is an addiction and from this realization is borne hope and change.
The Recovery Formula: An Addict's Guide to getting Clean and Sober Forever
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The Recovery Formula is an essential guide for anyone who is addicted to alcohol or drugs and wants to do something about it. This book will help you to understand your problem, to make decisions about treatment, to avoid relapse and to set yourself up for success from the start. Your recovery starts here.
Taking the Escalator - An Alternative to the 12 Steps
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 179,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Despite the success of the 12 steps, there are more and more people who would consider themselves "12 Step Resistant" as the steps simply do not seem to work for them. Taking the Escalator introduces and outlines a new perspective and motivational methodology for substance use issues for people who do not want to use the 12 steps. If the steps don't work try the Escalator!
From the Edge of the Cliff:Understanding the Two Phases of Recovery And Becoming the Person You’re Meant To Be
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by RICHER Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
From the Edge of the Cliff: Understanding the Two Phases of Recovery and Becoming the Person You're Meant To Be" is a well-written book that provides those recovering from drug and/or alcohol abuse with practical lessons on how to understand and successfully navigate the two-phases of recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. However, it is also a remarkably touching, true real-life story.
Quit Smoking the T'ai Chi Way: Help Yourself or Someone You Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Quit Smoking the T'ai Chi Way: Help Yourself or Someone You Love is a 3-stage program (pre-Quitting, Quitting, and post-Quitting) for the unready, the stubborn, and the scared. Emphasis is using t'ai chi ideas and techniques to sever the smoker's emotional link with tobacco by preparing the unready, persuading the stubborn, and calming the fears of the apprehensive.
Looks Great Naked
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,140. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Grace Adams thinks her life is perfect. At least it is until the day her mother hands her a diet and exercise book called Look Great Naked and says, “I think your husband’s having an affair.” As the façade begins to crumble, Grace realizes that looking great naked means having nothing to hide. It’s accepting yourself exactly the way you are.
Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Straight Dope is book that asks the simple question – why are drugs so entrenched in America's society. Instead of doing the same ol' rigamarole song and dance and interviewing talking heads and experts, Straight Dope gets to the heart of the matter and talks to the people at ground zero – the drug addicts whose life revolves around getting high
'DOCTORS' The New Face of Drug Dealers
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Kenya Starr Sibley outlines the grueling details of her real-life experiences while working in the field of health care. A truly compelling book that is filled with many horrifying, untold stories of back-office fraud, greed, and deceptive practices healthcare providers indulge in while providing services to the community. “An addictive masterpiece, the author provides readers with full exposure"
My Name is Frankie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frankie Maio was never expected to amount to much. The oldest son of an alcoholic, it was no surprise when he turned to alcohol as well. Forty-seven years of heavy drinking and drug abuse should have been the end of him ... but Frankie's mother believed in miracles, and that's what Frankie got.