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S is for Sage
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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Sage is a lovely plant. No two ways about it, sage is simply pretty. And yet is another ancient herb, prized for its flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties.
90 Days That Changed My Life
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Price: Free! Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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My personal journey from pain & an unhealthy lifestyle toward one of faith & health. This is about the first 90 days of working with a personal trainer/wellness coach. Ninety days that would change my health and my mobility. It is also a journey of faith in both myself and my trainer as I learned to trust in the process.
PTSD/Bipolar Misdiagnosed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
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Soon after my military service I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. I lived with this disorder for almost 18 years. I found the cause of my disorder. I'll explain what the military does NOT routinely test for anymore, but should. The chemical imbalance is caused by something physical, that can be tested for. This is a must read for anyone diagnosed with Chronic PTSD or Bipolar.
Living with AIDS - Dying of AIDS - Being Remembered
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
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Poems on a parent’s reflections of a son’s life with AIDS through the stages of progressing deterioration, death, and remembering him long after. Shows alternating despair, hope, disappointment, elation, resignation, denial, eventual submission to the unavoidable and gradual acceptance.
Cancer Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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"I just read the book today. (I was too scared before.) It was perfect timing and a WONDERFUL book. Everyone who knows someone with cancer should read it!" This is just one reader's endorsement of Beatrice Hoek's journey from cancer to freedom, a journey that ends in strengthened faith and renewed hope. Taken from Bea's own journal entries, Cancer Freedom is honest, gritty, and inspiring.
Pandemic Influenza: Mental Health Response
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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A primer on pandemic influenza, for anyone who needs materials quickly. Chapters cover mental health principles, basic information on viruses, responses to public health information, risk management, quarantine, isolation, and other mental health considerations. This book is written primarily for health professionals, but anyone may benefit from reading it.
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Travelin' Trots: Diary of an Accidental Medical Tourist
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Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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35,000 feet over the Amazon jungle Mary Anne gets slammed with a debilitating gastrointestinal bug . Seven hours later she lands in a foreign country where she doesn't speak the language. Now she has to quickly find medical help. A travel writer and nurse, she documents the process and what it really feels like to be sick on the road.
Too Fat Too Thin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
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“What size are you supposed to be? Too fat too thin too scared all three The pounds and ounces hierarchy, Of processed people in 3D. Don’t lose weight you need so survive Just to live up to their lives. All those smiles and patron-Eyes are how your looks get stigmatized.” My short Story about my Gastric Bypass.
Food & Fitness Journal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010 by Health Colonel Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Food & Fitness Journal includes: - Daily inspirational health and fitness quote - 1,200 Calorie Meal Plan - Workout Guide - Free Resources on Exercising and Eating - Three-step Goal-setting Action Plan - Fitness Test, military-style - Lifestyle Change Contract - Portion Size Guide - Calorie Burn Charts Benefits of the Journal: - Feel better and look better. - Break bad eating habits.
Exercise for Osteoporosis and Falls prevention
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
Osteoporosis is a public health issue all around the world. Beyond nutrition and drugs, intervention with exercise is very important to prevent bone, reduce bone loss but especially to prevent falls and fractures with increasing age.This book brings exercise into the everyday life of the people who suffer from Osteoporosis.
Breathe Smart: The Secret to Happiness, Health and Long Life
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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Learn the secret Yoga and Tai Chi masters have known for centuries and discover one of the most fundamental dimensions of good health: proper breathing. Breathe Smart shows us how, through deep, conscious breathing we can raise the level of oxygen in the body and reap the benefits of increased energy, better health, and a stronger sense of well-being.
Second Wind: the running coach you never had but always needed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
(5.00 from 1 review)
In beginning, to run efficiently there are a few basic but important things to remember. Bear in mind that running in certain shoes has taught (or in many cases forced) us to run incorrectly; in a manner that wouldn’t even be possible if we were running without shoes (i.e. the dreaded heel strike). Buckle up, throw out all your preconceived notions, and get ready to find your second wind
Attachment & Child Development
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
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Attachment is fundamental to child development. The article covers attachment in infancy and childhood, adult attachment, issues related to attunement, inner working models, mutual regulation, and repair. This information is for parents, professionals, and other people who work with children.
Nuclear shaman talks classified health discoveries
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Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
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In this interview nuclear shaman Pickering reveals classified health discoveries. Do you want to loose weight and can't make it? Do you want to hear why we fall sick and can't truly recover? Are you stressed out and have no clue why? Read this breath-taking interview with nuclear shaman Pickering. He shares his discoveries about hidden influences on our health, that some don't want You to know
How to Identify and Release Your Horse's Pain Points: An Owner's Guide
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
Following the easy step-by-step instructions, you can identify which pain points are bothering your horse, and release them yourself. You can learn and apply these techniques at your own pace, in any order and see the results. Watch your horse transform before your very eyes!
Die Zen Anti-Diät: Bewusstes Essen für Gesundheit, Vitalität und Gewichtsabnahme
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: German. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
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Die Zen Anti-Diätmethode schafft eine positive Beziehung zur Ernährung und zum Essen selbst. Sie ist die Antwort auf den alarmierenden Verfall der Lebenseinstellung, die mehr und mehr dem Problem des Übergewichts, den körperlichen und seelischen Krankheiten und dem Stress unterlegen ist.
A Little Book of Style
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Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion
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Have you ever wondered how to mix a martini, how Tiffanys & Co became famous enough to inspire a movie or what the world's best selling perfume is (and why)? A little book of style is a treasure trove of information on everything from the history of design houses to what bra to wear to how to do your make-up like Marilyn Monroe.
The Fit School Diet Plan: 1 Year to a Nutritionally and Physically Fit Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
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How would you like to lose weight without feeling deprived, enduring long exercise sessions, or even thinking about it? How would you like to lose weight by adding things into your life instead of denying yourself of the things you love? The Fit School Diet Plan is your answer. Follow a simple step each week, and you are on you way to losing weight, feeling great, and living a healthy life.
50 Ways to Look and Feel Beautiful
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
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Are you having one of those days? You just don't feel very happy—and you're not too satisfied with the way you look either. Even people with super high self-esteem have days when they're feeling down. That's where the book 50 Ways to Look and Feel Beautiful comes in. And, best of all, it's free!