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Parent Fatigue Syndrome
By Joanna Hulton
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Studio Owls Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
This Is Not Your Parents' Parenting Book! In this book the reader sits beside this 21st Century psychoanalyst and sees how a child's emotional and intellectual development unfolds. Through parenting stories and and a clear explanation of what children need from their caregivers, you will understand the meaning of “to know your child is to know yourself.”
Advanced Social Skills Training for Adults
By Bethany Higgins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
There are two parts to any social skill. There is the technical skill itself and then there is the applicable skill. Teaching the technical skill is something that many social skills coaches and counselors are attempting to do at the current time for children and young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism. It is the applicable part of the social skill that is not being taught today.
Being Alone
By David Tuffley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Being Alone can help you to transform the experience of being alone from a negative to a positive one. If you already enjoy solitude, it helps you to deepen the experience to be even more rewarding. If you are alone and not enjoying it, it shows you how to change your thinking so that you experience a rich inner life that is more than a substitute for the company of others.
Your Personal Guide To Finding Yourself When You Didn't Know You were Missing
By Danna G Hallmark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by DannaGrace Global Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Finding Yourself is a product of 35 years experience & development in the international arenas of Transactional Analysis, medicine, education and psychology. Author Danna G. Hallmark offers every person the means to discover what they truly want in life and separate that from any personal baggage. The book contains charts & self-grading questionnaire to assist the reader in understanding.
An Executive Summary of Charles Duhigg's 'The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Dan Ariely's 'The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Daniel Kahneman's 'Thinking, Fast and Slow'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
An Executive Summary of Maria Konnikova's 'Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
A full executive summary of 'Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes' by Maria Konnikova. This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
An Executive Summary of Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
An Executive Summary of Uri Gneezy and John A. List's 'The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Dan Hurley's 'Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
Con: the psychology of scams, schemes and frauds
By Akin Emmanuel
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Discover the exact steps con artists tread to get inside your head and heart to rip you off. Without these secrets any con artist is a mere wannabe and not any of the solo or organized cash-cranking swindlers that smile to the bank every single d-a-y! Find out the simple but highly effective way to lead your heart from being deceived by staying above the strings of scams, schemes and frauds.
Being Assertive: Finding the Sweet-Spot Between Passive and Aggressive
By David Tuffley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Assertiveness is a zone on the spectrum between Passivity and Aggression. This book shows you how to find that zone, that sweet-spot. Assertiveness is about rights; yours and those of others. finding a balance between them. Aggressive people violates the rights of others, while the passive person violates their own. he assertive person finds a win-win way to balance these competing interests.
Idiots are invincible: The fool-proof ‘Ro’ method to deal with stress, solve problems, and enjoy the process!
By Angelos Rodafinos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Who are the idiots? The others, of course! Managers, colleagues, teachers, drivers, friends, spouses, mothers-in-law or anyone who doesn’t behave ‘properly,’ that is, the way ... we would like them to! Join in the adventures of Don Stressote, a modern-day Don Quixote de la Mancha and watch him deal effectively with other idiots, as well as with the most difficult person among all ... himself!
A Privileged Time
By Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Acceptance of age is neither collapse nor surrender to decay. Collapse comes when a structure is weakly constructed with insufficient internal support to maintain the integrity of the whole. By resisting or denying the passage of our seasons, we trade opportunity to evolve for the brittle illusion of stability.
Being Happy: Part 2
By David Tuffley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
In Being Happy Part 1 we explored the dynamics of happiness through self-actualisation, the achievement of your fullest potential. In Part 2, we discuss the work of Martin Seligman, a foremost proponent of the positive psychology movement and a leading source of advice on being happy.
Yoga Facts : Answers to Some Important Questions about Yoga
By Dr.King
Series: Yoga and Meditation. Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
This short set of questions and answers clears some of the misconceptions about Yoga by drawing attention to original works on Yoga dating back to 200 B.C. Questions that often arise as a result of commercially motivated propaganda are answered in a matter of fact manner. At the same time, this book reassures a sincere Yoga practitioner, that the goal is not only achievable but worth the effort.
Summary: "The Upside of Irrationality" by Dan Ariely
By Sameer Mathur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
This work offers a SUMMARY of the book "THE UPSIDE OF IRRATIONALITY" originally written by DAN ARIELY. It illustrates such idiosyncrasies as the IKEA effect (if you build something, pride and sentimental attachment are likely to give you an inflated sense of its quality) and the Baby Jessica effect (why we respond to one person's suffering but not to the suffering of many).
Summary: "The Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell
By Sameer Mathur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
This work offers a SUMMARY of the book "BLINK" originally written by MALCOLM GLADWELL. The central premise of the Tipping Point is that the smallest things can trigger an epidemic of change. Ideas, products, messages, behaviors spread just like viruses do. When small numbers of people start behaving differently, that behavior can ripple outward until a critical mass or ”Tipping Point" is reached.
Summary of "Blink" By Malcolm Gladwell
By Sameer Mathur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
This work offers a SUMMARY of the book "BLINK" originally written by MALCOLM GLADWELL. Malcolm Gladwell explains our ability to make snap decisions or quick judgments in a blink of an eye. This is the power of thinking without thinking. The main focus of the book is “thin-slicing” - our ability to gauge what is really important from a very narrow period of experience.