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Be inspired to kick off the new year full of joy and positivity - thanks to this beloved annual diary, filled with new, vibrant, uplifting artwork, thought-provoking monthly themes and insightful weekly quotes. Designed as a resource for enriching daily life, the bestselling illustrated Every Day Matters Diary will guide you on a journey of awareness and fulfilment as you go about your everyday activities. It's all too easy to become overwhelmed each day as our to-do lists grow, so this diary insightfully offers up one life-enhancing theme a month for you to focus on. This year's themes range from Creativity, Discovery and Bravery to Mindfulness, Peace and Resilience. Each week-to-view spread features an inspiring quote that encourages reflection on the theme and an exercise to further your overall well-being. Focusing on just one theme for each whole month, but in a different way each week, allows a seed of inspiration and awareness not just to be planted but also to grow substantially, so that positive action can become an integral part of daily life. The combination of uplifting illustrations and engaging content will appeal not only to those who use the diary year after year but also to new users looking for something fresh and inspirational.
In 2015, a survey of more than 150,000 students revealed that over 20% of female undergraduates experienced sexual conduct involving physical force or incapacitation since starting college.1 Administrators, safety officers, and counselors are all acutely aware that campus sexual assault is a serious problem today. This issue has also captured the general public's attention. Campus sexual assault is a focus of the media, including social media. On two recent consecutive Sundays, the New York Times published articles on the topic: a book review of Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power and Consent on Campus on September 17th and an Op-Ed piece entitled At the Frat House, Lessons About Rape on September 24th. Social media is exploding with personal stories of harassment and assault (e.g., #MeToo, #YesAllWomen, #NotOkay). Organizations that share the goal of ending sexual violence include End Rape on Campus (www.endrapeoncampus.org), founded in 2013 by survivors of campus sexual assault, and It's On Us (www.itsonus.org), which was launched by then-President Obama in 2014 and works with students on over 500 college campuses. The Hunting Ground, a documentary about campus sexual assault, was nominated for two Emmy (R) Awards last year. Lady Gaga performed her song from the film - Til It Happens to You - at the awards ceremony. Fewer than 28% of college students who have been sexually assaulted report the incident to campus authorities or the police.1 Do they tell their parents? If so, how do family members react? Combining compassion with clinical expertise, Dr. Susan B. Sorenson set out to find the answers to these questions. After Campus Sexual Assault is the result of Dr. Sorenson's interviews with nearly 50 victims and their families as well as campus administrators. Quoting liberally from the interviews, this powerful book sheds light on how young women cope with sexual violence and how their loved ones may help the healing process. Obviously, efforts to reduce sexual assault on campus are important. Perhaps less obvious, but equally significant, is the need to give a voice to those who have been victimized. After Campus Sexual Assault provides a unique platform for vulnerable victims as well as a critical source of information for their friends and families.
The foundational and wildly popular go-to resource for influence and persuasion-a renowned international bestseller, with over 5 million copies sold-now revised adding: new research, new insights, new examples, and online applications. In the new edition of this highly acclaimed bestseller, Robert Cialdini-New York Times bestselling author of Pre-Suasion and the seminal expert in the fields of influence and persuasion-explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these insights ethically in business and everyday settings. Using memorable stories and relatable examples, Cialdini makes this crucially important subject surprisingly easy. With Cialdini as a guide, you don't have to be a scientist to learn how to use this science. You'll learn Cialdini's Universal Principles of Influence, including new research and new uses so you can become an even more skilled persuader-and just as importantly, you'll learn how to defend yourself against unethical influence attempts. You may think you know these principles, but without understanding their intricacies, you may be ceding their power to someone else. Cialdini's Principles of Persuasion: Reciprocation Commitment and Consistency Social Proof Liking Authority Scarcity Unity, the newest principle for this edition Understanding and applying the principles ethically is cost-free and deceptively easy. Backed by Dr. Cialdini's 35 years of evidence-based, peer-reviewed scientific research-including a three-year field study on what leads people to change-Influence is a comprehensive guide to using these principles to move others in your direction.
We're here. We're queer. We're fat. This one-of-a-kind collection of prose and poetry radically explores the intersection of fat and queer identities, showcasing new, emerging and established queer and trans writers from around the world. Celebrating fat and queer bodies and lives, this book challenges negative and damaging representations of queer and fat bodies and offers readers ways to reclaim their bodies, providing stories of support, inspiration and empowerment. In writing that is intimate, luminous and emotionally raw, this anthology is a testament to the diversity and power of fat queer voices and experiences, and they deserve to be heard.
A practical guide to taking control of your mental health for today, tomorrow, and the days after, from the Sunday Times bestselling author and beloved entertainer 'There's a moment at the end of every day, where the world falls away and you are left alone with your thoughts. A reckoning, when the things you have been pushing to the background, come forward and demand your attention.' Written by Daniel Howell, in consultation with a qualified psychologist, in an entertaining and personal way from the perspective of someone who has been through it all - this no-nonsense book gives you the tools to understand your mind so you can be in control and really live. Split into three chapters for each stage of the journey: This Night - how to get through your toughest moments and be prepared to face anything. Tomorrow - small steps to change your thoughts and actions with a big impact on your life. The Days After - help to look after yourself in the long term and not just survive, but thrive. You will laugh and learn - but most of all, this book will assure you that even in your darkest times, there is always hope. You will get through this night.
'Science-led and packed with practical tips, this book will change your life for the better' Fearne Cotton As seen on TedTalk - over 2 million views ________________________________ When panic strikes, grab this book. University of Cambridge mental health researcher Dr. Olivia Remes has spent the past decade uncovering the secrets to reducing anxiety, stress and panic. In this short, no-nonsense book, Dr Olivia gives you 50 simple, science-based solutions to fight the moods that hold us all back. Targeting everything from overwhelm to indecision and anxiety to lack of motivation, these unexpected tips and tricks will help you relieve the pressure. Designed to dip in and out of when you need it most, this book will help you tame your worries and reclaim control. No more procrastination, avoiding situations, or blaming yourself - The Instant Mood Fix empowers you to feel calm, confident and resilient.
We live in a traumatic age. Or, perhaps, we should say that trauma appears fundamental to human existence. Over the past few years, especially, we have become more at ease talking about the traumas that impact, affect, and transform us. There is a large and growing literature on trauma all of which demand from readers a measure of emotional and psychological strength. A Perfect Offering brings to readers a variety of deeply personal narratives about traumatic and transformational events. The stories and images collected here include accounts of childhood and adult cancer, surviving terrorist attack, living with the legacy of Residential schools,losing a parent in a plane crash, coping with severe PTSD, living as a blind person in a world built for the sighted, facing the immanent death of a child, finding your way as a trans woman, recording images of war and its victims, surviving sexual assault, and others. A Perfect Offering conveys strength and weakness, failure and recovery, personal experiences and even a measure of universal truths. The book may seem raw, or visceral, but it is deeply personal true. It is written so that all of us can witness, comfort, experience and possibly even live though trauma. The book was born out of trauma. Soon after Harold Heft discovered in January 2014, at the age of 49, that he had an inoperable, malignant brain tumour, he and Peter OBrien and Suzanne Heft started working on this book. Harold died on 23 July 2015, with his personal contribution to this book still in draft form. Several months later, Suzanne and Peter restarted the project in honour of him and others. Some of the contributions in A Perfect Offering may seem shocking and disorienting. Others may seem inspiring and comforting. All are illustrative and compelling. They resonate. There is hard-won wisdom woven through into these stories and images. They are gripping and engaging personal observations on suffering, and adversity, and resilience. Thirty Four contributions, essays, narratives and images. Among the contributors are Jennifer Finney Boylan, trans woman and regular op-ed contributor to The New York Times; Trevor Green, who in 2006, as a soldier, was attacked by an axe-wielding teenager in a tent near Kandahar, Afghanistan, a journalist and author of six books; Charles C. Smith, author of 12 books and founder of Black Perspectives Cultural Program at Regent Park, Toronto; Jules Arita Koostachin, band, member of the Attawapiskat First Nation and editing a volume entitled Children of the Survivors: Intergenerational Resilience and Canadian Residential Schools; Paul Watson, awarded the 1994 Puli]tzer Prize for Spot News Photography, and author of three books; Lotje Soderland suffered a life-threatening brain hemorrhage at the age of 34 which left her unable to read, retain memories or live unassisted; London-based, her film My Beautiful Broken Brain streams on Netflix; and others.
An expertly curated collection of the natural and therapeutic resources that are proven to be effective for mental wellness. Explore the key lifestyle inhibitors to mental wellness and find sound solutions in the form of herbs, foods, aromatherapy, homeopathy, breathwork, yoga, connecting with nature, hobbies; and therapies such as acupuncture, reiki, massage, and CBT. Unlock the science behind these natural approaches and discover how they work synergistically - creating a menu of reliable resources that you can draw on with confidence.
In this groundbreaking book, psychologist Daniel Lobel offers essential skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you understand your daughter's disorder, define appropriate boundaries, put an end to daily emergencies, and rebuild the family's structure from the ground up. If you have a daughter with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may feel frustration, shame, and your family may be at the breaking point dealing with angry outbursts, threats, and constant emergencies. You may even feel guilty for not enjoying spending time with your child--but how can you when her behavior is abusive toward you and the rest of your family? You need solid skills you can use now to help your daughter and hold your family together. In this important guide, you'll learn real solutions and strategies based in proven-effective DBT and CBT to help you weather the storm of BPD and restore a sense of normalcy and balance in your life. You'll find an overview of BPD so you can better understand the driving forces behind your daughter's difficult behavior. You'll discover how you can help your daughter get the help she needs while also setting boundaries that foster respect and self-care for you and others in your family. And, most importantly, you'll learn emergency parenting techniques to help you put a stop to abusive patterns and restore peace.