The Woman s Comfort Book

Author: Jennifer Louden
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062210130
Format: PDF, ePub
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With over 200 prescriptions for giving yourself a break, this book helps the reader to sort out guilty feelings about self–nurture and to define her comfort/self–nurture needs. In this book the author delivers a host of creative and comforting programmes like the self–care schedule, creative selfishness, creating a comfort network, body delights, a personal sanctuary, the comfort journal, bathing pleasures and comfort rituals. Organised by topic and cross–referenced throughout, this guidebook is designed to appeal to women of all ages. The new edition has been revised and updated for modern women.

The Life Organizer

Author: Jennifer Louden
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608682455
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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We all yearn to have time for personal needs and creative dreams — after all, this is our life to make the most of. And we all know how hard it is to remember what really matters. With distractions from jobs, aging parents, and children — not to mention women’s perennial fear of being labeled “selfish” — following our own desires and dreams can become ever more elusive. The Life Organizer aims to help you shift your focus, augmenting traditional goal setting with the ease that comes from steady inner listening and mindfulness. It will become your trusted companion — and maybe the most important book you’ll ever own.

The Woman s Retreat Book

Author: Jennifer Louden
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062212303
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A Do-It-Yourself Retreat Book from the Author of The Woman's Comfort Book Do you yearn for time to rest, dream, listen, grieve, celebrate, stretch, or just be? Then you -- like most women today -- need to retreat: to make time to get away from it all and reconnect with yourself. With the wit, humor, and style that have made her Comfort Book series so popular, comfort queen and modern-day pioneer of women's well-being Jennifer Louden offers a practical and inspirational handbook -- the first to focus on the needs and stresses of women -- that walks you step-by-step through planning and savoring a self-led retreat. Easy-to-do practices and encouraging insights help you: Find the time to retreat whenever and wherever you are Decide whether to retreat at home or away, solo or with others Separate from daily concerns Counter fear, guilt, and boredom Reenter ordinary life renewed A wise and useful sourcebook of ideas and inspiration, The Woman's Retreat Book can be turned to again and again, whenever you feel the need to retreat.

A Year of Daily Joy

Author: Jennifer Louden
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426214499
Format: PDF
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"Packed with inspiring words of wisdom and stunning National Geographic photographs, this elegant keepsake reminds us of the world's countless wonders while encouraging us to reflect on the blessings in our own lives. Thoughtful quotations, easy-to-follow exercises and meditations, and space to record personal reflections set readers on a pathway toward inner peace and joy. A few minutes with this heartening little book will keep spirits soaring every day of the year"--

Mom in the Mirror

Author: Dena Cabrera
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442218673
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mom in the Mirror: Body Image, Beauty, and Life after Pregnancy is for every woman who has ever doubted herself or her self-worth after the birth of a child. Because most women spend much of their lives attempting to change their bodies, it’s not surprising that the weight gain that comes along with pregnancy (and post-pregnancy), coupled with the challenges of parenting, only exacerbate issues with weight, body image, disordered eating, and self-esteem. Drawing on the wisdom of eating disorders expert Dr. Dena Cabrera, as well as the personal experiences of former anorexic Emily Wierenga, Mom in the Mirror is a physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual response to a female generation seeking its true identity in an appearance-based world. With chapters that deal with bruises from the past, misconceptions about pregnancy, life before and after children, marriage and motherhood, spiritual and physical nourishment, relationships with friends and family, and the changing role of a mother as her children age, it is a holistic approach to the age-old questions: Who am I, and why am I here? Comprising personal stories, expert advice, reflection questions, and helpful tools, this book is an inspiring read intended for women everywhere who want to restore a positive body image and to overcome the insecurities that arise when pregnancy is over and child-rearing begins.

I Love You But I Don t Trust You

Author: Mira Kirshenbaum
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101560045
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Is my relationship worth saving? Will the trust ever come back? How can things be good between us again? Whether broken trust is due to daily dishonesties, a monumental betrayal, or even a history of hurts from the past, it can put a relationship at risk. This is the first book to show you exactly what to do to restore trust in your relationship, regardless of how it was damaged. In this complete guide, couples therapist Mira Kirshenbaum will also help you understand the stages by which trust strengthens when the rebuilding process is allowed to take place. And you will learn how the two of you can avoid the mistakes that prevent healing and discover how to feel secure with each other again.

The Emotional Eater s Repair Manual

Author: Julie M. Simon
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608681513
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to weight loss is designed to address the psychological aspects of overeating that cannot be resolved through diet and exercise, drawing on 20 years of clinical and personal experience to counsel readers on how to nurture the body with whole foods and hunger-balancing activities. Original.

Sacred Self Sacred Relationships

Author: Blackwolf Jones
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 9781568387895
Format: PDF
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The ripple effect of hope and healing--which begins within each of us--extends outward through our relationships with the power to transform the world. This is the vision and promise of Blackwolf and Gina Jones in their latest book, Sacred Self, Sacred Relationships. Drawing upon Native American teachings as well as their professional work in the fields of health and spirituality, the authors explore how global change begins with personal change. Through our loving commitment to improve ourselves and heal our relationships, we become engaged in the process of changing the world for the better--today and tomorrow. Key features and benefits: authors lecture widely on Native wisdom and spirituality explores the concept of how to effect positive change imparts a hopeful, empowering message

Set Free to Live Free

Author: Saundra Dalton-Smith
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 080071993X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Practicing physician helps women gain freedom from insecurities, fears, and misconceptions they have about themselves.