By Sally Kirkman
You are a Taurus. You are the practical realist and indulgent sensualist of the zodiac.The signs of the zodiac can give us great insight into our day-to-day living as well as the many talents and qualities we possess. But in an increasingly unpredictable world, how can we make sense of them? And what do they mean? This insightful and introductory guide delves deep into your star sign, revealing unique traits and meanings which you didn't know. Along the way, you will discover how your sign defies your compatibility, how to improve your health and what your gifts are. ***The Pocket Astrology series will teach you how to live well and enhance every aspect of your life. From friendship to compatibility, careers to finance, you will discover new elements to your sign and learn about the ancient art of astrology. Other books in the series include: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius,Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Teach Yourself Mothercraft
By Sister Mary Martin
Learn how to have a happy baby and a happy home with this charming guide to the essentials of mothercraft. Keep yourself well, share the journey with your partner, and watch your little one with pride, developing every day under your loving care.Since 1938, millions of people have learned to the things they love with Teach Yourself. Welcome to the how-to guides that changed the modern world.FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1950.
The Traveller's Guide to the Astral Plane
By Steve Richards
'This is a ghost train of a book, sometimes frightening, sometimes lurid but what it reveals is always entertaining.' - Graham HancockDrawing on a fascinating array of material, both eastern and western, Steve Richards presents a unique panoramic view of the hidden or 'astral reality' -- the essential features of the astral landscape, the many facets of astral experience and how to embark on a never-to-be-forgotten journey of exploration beyond the body. Subjects covered include:- Suspended animation- Near death experiences- Astral sex- Heaven and hell- Astral meditationThis is a delightful introductory text to an area of perennial interest. It is filled with amazing stories of out-of-body experiences from both past and present. It is also a primer to astral travel, providing the basics to readers interested in leaving the body for journeys beyond it.
The Truth About The Dukan Diet
By Dr Alvaro Campillo Soto
The millions of people around the world who have lost weight on the Dukan Diet are evangelical about its effectiveness, yet others condemn it as unhealthy way of eating that can do long-term damage. So which is true?Now you can make your own mind up by reading The Truth About The Dukan Diet which is written by a Spanish doctor who is an expert in researching nutrition and obesity. With no connection to Dr Dukan but with a professional interest in the area, Dr Alvaro Campillo Soto was shocked by the bad science, misinformation and inaccuracies he saw repeated in the media by so-called experts.So incensed was he that he set out to look at the diet scientifically and get to the truth about the claims and counter-claims that were being made. Using a simple question and answer format, Dr Alvaro addresses all the questions people ask about Dukan such as, 'Is it dangerous not to eat fruit for the first two stages of the diet? Does the diet cause cancer? Are there any side effects? Does eating 3 or 4 eggs a day raise cholesterol? Am I going to lose muscle mass by following the diet?'Written in an accessible way but based on the latest scientific knowledge and research from around the world, The Truth About Dukan is a fascinating read for anyone who wants to sort the fact from the fiction and understand why Dukan is such an effective way to lose weight.
Thinking in Numbers
By Daniel Tammet
This is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes and everyday examples, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions and equations underpin all our lives.Inspired by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn's sixth finger or his mother's unpredictable behaviour, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person and how we can make sense of those we love.Thinking in Numbers will change the way you think about maths and fire your imagination to see the world with fresh eyes.
Take Control of Your Menopause: Teach Yourself
By Janet Wright
Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.* Offers the very latest advice on both complementary and traditional therapies, including natural therapy and HRT * Gives you not only advice on coping with symptoms, but how to prevent them * Explains clearly exactly how your body is changing * Plenty of practical suggestions for nutrition, fitness and coping with emotional ups and downs* One of the few really objective guides that just tells you what you need to know * Written by an experienced health writer who'll explain all the issues in the clearest manner possible so you can make a choice that works for you. Teach Yourself Your Menopause will give you a clear and steady path through the maze of conflicting information, offering a comprehensive guide to the years immediately before, during and after the menopause and treating it not as a disease but as another stage in your life. It will explain what exactly is happening in your body, and help you understand the physical, mental and emotional impacts, signs and symptoms of these changes. It will offer you support as you face the end of your fertile years, realistic advice for contraceptive choices, and insight into your sexuality at this stage. You will receive the latest guidance on what treatment you should and shouldn't seek for any difficult symptoms (from traditional medicine and natural alternatives alike) and practical tips on lifestyle choices such as fitness, nutrition, and mind and mood, in this comprehensive and supportive guide to making the period both during and after the menopause as satisfying and fulfilled as possible.
Tackle Your Toddler's Behaviour: Teach Yourself
By Kelly Beswick
Teach Yourself - the world`s leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don`t have much time, don`t worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.- Expert advice to help you with every crisis, from potty training to temper tantrums- Lots of emotional support to help you feel confident and in control- Help to enable your toddler to grow into a happy, contented and independent childTackle Your Toddler's Behaviour will give you all the advice, support and reassurance you need to help you not only cope with but enjoy your child's toddler needs. It will explain exactly why your toddler is now behaving the way they are, with plenty of reassuring help for anyone who is worrying that their child is not 'normal'. You will get advice and insight into all those new and unfamiliar areas - sleep, potty training, diet and other 'flashpoints' - with supportive help for dealing with the much bigger issues of coping with change, becoming independent and - of course - the inevitable temper tantrums. With the help of Tackle Your Toddler's Behaviour you'll learn that yes, you do have the skills you need - and yes, you can actually enjoy this amazing time as you watch your baby grow into a real person.
Take Control With Astrology: Teach Yourself
By Lisa Tenzin-Dolma
Is this the right book for me?If you want to make better lifestyle, relationship and professional choices, Take Control with Astrology will give you the skills you need. It will show you how to correctly read your natal chart, so you can learn your strengths and weaknesses, and will help you to understand the connection between you, the sun and the stars - and what it means for your life. Even skeptics will be amazed by the enhanced self-awareness that an informed approach to astrology can offer, as this sensitive but practical book explains.Take Control with Astrology: Teach Yourself includes:Part one: The basicsChapter 1: The components of the natal chartChapter 2: The Sun signsChapter 3: The housesChapter 4: The planetsChapter 5: The aspectsPart two: Interpreting a natal chartChapter 6: Self-expressionChapter 7: Possessions and earning powerChapter 8: CommunicationChapter 9: The home and rootsChapter 10: Recreation, romance and creativityChapter 11: Health and workChapter 12: Relationships and partnershipsChapter 13: Financial matters and regenerative powersChapter 14: Further education and travelChapter 15: Goals and careerChapter 16: Social success and group endeavorsChapter 17: Your inner-lifePart three: Astrology and other systemsChapter 18: NumerologyChapter 19: Astrology and the tarotChapter 20: Astrology and cosmic orderingTeach Yourself methods: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of astrology.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Teach Yourself Feeding Your Baby
By Judy More
- A real alternative to the gurus and their unrealistic guides- Offers not just meal planners and recipes, but also nutritional information, and the latest advice on organics, GM products and 'E' numbers- A non-judgmental approach for time-pressured parentsThis book is your step-by-step guide to everything your babyneeds for a healthy, happy and balanced diet, which will set your child on the right path for life. Divided into sections by age, each part gives substantial background nutritional information tailored to every stage of your baby's development, accompanied by plenty of practical information on what and how to feed your child. It covers everything from establishing feeding routines to addressing weightgain difficulties and fussy eating, and gives sound, non-judgemental advice on 'hot issues' like good/bad fats, salt and sugar, Omega 3. With its objective and non-guru approach, this book will help your child establish a healthy relationship with food from the very first days.
The Tibetan Art Of Positive Thinking
By Christopher Hansard
It is common knowledge that the way we think profoundly affects our health and happiness. As Tibetan Bon culture has known for centuries, true, original thought is one of the most powerful energy resources that we each have, and tapping into it can bring us great spiritual, emotional and financial success. But, as Christopher Hansard - leading authority in Tibetan medicine - explains, most of us don't know how to think effectively. What we imagine to be thoughts are simply reactions to our environment and to other people, and are far removed from 'original thought', which has the power to transform lives. In this enlightening book, Hansard shows us how to take control of our thinking. Using simple meditations and exercises he shows how we can each harness the power of positive thinking to block negativity, transform emotions, and discover the deepest meaning of our lives, to make it the life we truly want to live.
By Neale Donald Walsch
The way the human race acts now will shape - or break - all our futures. Neale Donald Walsch's dialogue with God continues, with a look forward to the New Spirituality that we all need to embrace right now - and how exactly we can apply this new way of thought to our lives.Humankind persists in believing that we are simply immune to self-destruction. In fact our behaviour threatens the whole of life as we know it. This challenging new book asks us to change the way we think about our faith and question our very beliefs, and shows us how we can do this within the framework of our everyday lives. This new spirituality will have an impact on the way we think about areas from TV and other mass media, to fashion, health and diet, and parenting and social mores. This book addresses age-old taboos, the mysteries of life, and ingrained ways of behaving, and provides us with the tools we need to redirect ourselves onto a new and infinitely better path. Powerful, inspiring and sometimes controversial, this book will help us to think again about all that we believe in, and to change our world for the better through changing our beliefs.
Ten Poems To Change Your Life
By Roger Housden
In this powerful book, Roger Housden harnesses the unique ability of poetry to touch the reader's inner-most feelings. For everyone who knows there is more to life than they are currently experiencing, it aims to bring an awakening...Through the voices of ten very individual poets, Housden directs each of us to examine the universal themes that pursue us through life: those that stir our eternal emotions and desires. The ten poems presented are timeless; affecting us with a powerful sense of reality, and moving us to alter the way we view ourselves and the world. With a penetrating commentary on each of the poems, Housden provides an insight into his own spiritual journey, and invites us to contemplate the significance of the poet's message in our own lives.
The Tibetan Art of Living
By Christopher Hansard
Christopher Hansard is a leading practitioner in Tibetan medicine and uniquely qualified to write a comprehensive and practical book on its wisdom. Inspirational and accessible, Hansard describes the principles of Tibetan medicine for ultimate mind/body health and then shows us simple ways to incorporate its wisdom into our daily lives - from dietary guidelines, exercise, mind-strengthening and rejuvenation techniques, to the use of herbs for common ailments.This is not only a truly enlightening book, but a complete resource to the practical applications of Tibetan medicine from a leading practitioner in the field.
The Transformed Mind
By The Dalai Lama, Dalai Lama
In his characteristically endearing and informal style, His Holiness the Dalai Lama examines the nature of the human mind and emphasises the need to transform it if we want to lead more fulfilling lives. In the form of several discourses delivered over a period of nine years, he talks about suffering, happiness, love and truth, and imparts practical wisdom on issues ranging from religious tolerance to world economy. Stressing the need for compassion and non-violence, the Dalai Lama reiterates the essential goodness of the human heart and teaches us how to live and die well, reminding us constantly of the responsibility of our actions and thoughts, and the interdependence between action and result. Wise, inspiring and always candid, The Transformed Mind gives us hope and solace in this new millennium.