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"Dear Girlfriend"-A Hand Held Walk Through Breast Cancer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Suzan Rivers, a Breast Cancer survivor, will take you by the hand from the day you are diagnosed and explain every test, every surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. She will be your new best girlfriend as she walks you through your fears and tears with love and laughter along the way to wellness of mind, body and spirit.
Thoughtful Dementia Care: Understanding the Dementia Experience
Series: Understanding the Dementia Experience, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,600. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An easy-to-read and sensitive portrayal of the changing world of people with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease or other diseases, and those who care for them. Offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations.
Back from Obesity: My 252-pound Weight-loss Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was 45 years old and weighed 396 pounds. Now I am 60, and weigh 144. This is the story of my journey from life-threatening morbid obesity to healthy weight maintenance without gastric bypass, lap band surgery, liquid fasting, diet pills, or extreme exercise. Let me inspire you with my experience, strength, and hope. Learn the tips, tricks and tools I used.
Dare You - Step inside to find the secret to living stress free
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
(5.00 from 1 review)
I am a psychiatric nurse with 20 years’ experience. I am also a therapist and the founder of Friend2you, which is going to address loneliness. However, it is still in the early stages of development. I have been working on this workbook for 16 years. I have developed a simple strategy on how to overcome stress. This strategy has been successful to those who have incorporated it into their lives.
Rose Garden: Life with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Syndrome (HSDS)
Series: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder - Life, Love, and the Sexless Marriage. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Women's sexuality, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder / Syndrome (HSDD/HSDS) is little understood but extremely prevalent: potentially a third of all women at some point in life experience it. Without a proven treatment, Rose grabs the bull by the horny to take what's hers - and this is her tale.
The Wellness Club: A Journey to Health Beyond Healthcare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of healthcare workers who discovered how to live a healthier life. Though blame falls to corporations and government for a health crisis, they saw their choices played a role too, and explored how to change themselves. Some of their stories are funny, some sad. Lots of cutting edge info, some controversial, on exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and change management.
Riding2Recovery: All around the ragged edges
Series: Riding2Recovery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 1 review)
The second book in the Riding2Recovery series follows the authors continuing battle to overcome poor mental health and raise awareness of mental health issues through ultra distance fundraising cycle tours. His 2012 journey saw him riding from Lands End in the UK to the far north of the Shetland Isles via Irelands wild and rugged west coast and the Outer Hebrides.
Finding Emotional Freedom: Access the Truth Your Brain Already Knows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book provides a path out of emotional trauma to the emotional freedom that is our birthright. Therapist Dave Jetson, MS, uses intuitive experiential therapy to help clients access both the mind and the heart. In this book, he combines current brain research with his years of experience to offer a compelling method of deep recovery and transformation.
Training on Empty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Frank's Last Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
Thought for Food - Food for Thought
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian & Vegan
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thought for Food - Food for Thought is meant to be thought provoking yet practical in its approach to living a healthier and more balanced life. Written with two distinct sections it is first a well researched narrative on the environmental and nutritional effects of our diet. Including 200 vegetarian recipes, just about everything one needs to know about food and eating is in this wonderful book
Answer The Call: What To Do When Spirit Arrives To Transform Your Life.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is about things that happen in life and force us to consider if we believe what we say we believe. More importantly, it asks us to be honest about how we put those things into action instead of just reading, writing or teaching about them. It’s about making spiritual living real in an awkward, and sometimes downright difficult, life.
Meso Warrior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010 by Gerald Hornsby. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A woman, ordinary like you and me, gets the news that she has contracted mesothelioma from washing her husband's clothes when he worked in a shipyard. Through her diary entries, she recounts her feelings and those around her terminal disease. But through bravery and determination, and new treatments, she tackles the "nasty" head on, until a meeting with her oncologist reveals shocking results.
The Dog Story: A Journey into a New Life with Multiple Sclerosis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
I was twenty-eight years old with a promising career when I tried to get out of bed and couldn't feel my legs. Overnight, I went from fully-functioning, healthy man to someone who was unable to walk. I saw a neurologist who immediately admitted me to the hospital. Over the next four weeks I would learn that I have the chronic neurodegenerative condition – Multiple Sclerosis.
Silver Linings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Married for less than two months, Kat Folland is diagnosed with Stage IIb Breast Cancer. Silver Linings takes you with Kat through the journey of her treatment and recovery. Though the "real time" read is raw and emotional, Kat's spirit, strength and humor shine through. Cancer patients, caregivers, friends and loved ones can find something valuable in this account.
Creativity and the Manic Depressive: In Search of Balance and Stability
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(4.00 from 1 review)
Yes, this is the story of my rather difficult life. On the other hand, it indicates that creativity has provided a balance against Manic Depression probably since high school. just didn't know it until the turn of the century. It's not an easy book to read. Graphic!
Endopocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
(5.00 from 1 review)
Endopocalypse by Nicole Jones is a hilarious and sometimes sad journey through symptoms, diagnosis, doctors and "treatment" of Endometriosis.
Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Church Basement Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Revised and updated for 2014. Defying Mental Illness is a plain-language guide to recovery from mental illness. Its strengths-based approach makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable. Covers schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, suicide prevention, childhood mental illness and more. "Provides what's needed most" --NAMI Advocate
A Unique Documentary Of Health Through Nutrition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A Unique Documentary of Health through Nutrition is a documented story on four major health problems that were treated and healed alternatively. These were: 1. Blood Pressure 2. Weight Loss 3. High Cholesterol 4. Anxiety Disorder. Read it, enjoy it, practice it, and share it with a friend, I guarantee you it’s going to change your life. Remember: Everything in moderation.
Pacific Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Unflinchingly honest, vividly told, funny, true, fascinating, exciting---Pacific Dream is all these things. John writes with a candor that's shockingly fresh and real. His prose is clear as the water in one of the rushing streams he fords. It's as if the reader walks the trail with him, and he makes every step of his trek from Mexico to Canada as exciting as it is surprising.