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Caring for the Dying: The Doula Approach to a Meaningful Death

Henry Fersko-Weiss · Conari Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life. Created by Henry Fersko-Weiss, the end-of-life doula model is adapted from the work of birth...
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Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home

Amanda Lambert · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Finding the right fit to match aging adults with the best caregiver to assist them in their home can be fraught with challenge. In today's pressurized world, the process involves overstressed family members and a shortage of great caregivers. So many adult children are seeking a helping...
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Living at the End of Life: A Hospice Nurse Addresses the Most Common Questions

KAREN WHITLEY BELL · Sterling Ethos
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

An updated edition of the most respected book on hospice care - for both patients and caregivers. This warm and informative resource on hospice and other end-of-life care options now gets an update. It receives a new preface and revised guidance on elders who need more long-term care and support,...
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Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People--and Break Free

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A mental health expert sheds light on "gaslighting"--the manipulative technique used by sociopaths, narcissists, and others--offering practical strategies to cope and break free.

Gaslighting is a technique of manipulating others to gain control, often practiced...
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Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Allison Gilbert · Seal Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Passed and Present is a one-of-a-kind guide for discovering creative and meaningful ways to keep the memory of loved ones alive. Inspiring and imaginative, this bona fide "how-to" manual teaches us how to remember those we miss most, no matter how long they've been gone.
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Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Anna Quindlen · Random House
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author

It's a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know...
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We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter

CELESTE HEADLEE · Harper Wave
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"WE NEED TO TALK."They are, perhaps, the most dreaded four words in the English language. But in her timely, insightful, and wonderfully practical book, We Need to Talk, Celeste Headlee - who earns a living by talking on the airwaves of National Public Radio - makes the case that...
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Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found

Rebecca Alexander · Gotham; First Ed 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within.Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she was a child, and was told that she would likely be completely blind and deaf...
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Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!

Tim Gunn · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award-nominated Project Runway and the reality show Under the Gunn.Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach...
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He Texted: The Ultimate Guide to Decoding Guys

Lisa Winning · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback

You're a busy, intelligent, modern woman. You stay on top of work e-mail. You "like" all the baby photos your sister posts on Facebook. You found your dream job through LinkedIn. But when your crush texts you "Sup?" every few days, yet never asks you out, what the hell...
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Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You

Benjamin W. Decker · Althea Press
Pages: 172
Format: Paperback

Master 10 meditation techniques in 10 days with the step- by-step method in Practical Meditation for Beginners.The key to building a solid meditation practice is in the practice itself. From Zen and Vipassana to walking meditations and body scans, the simple practices outlined in Practical...
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The Biology of Beating Stress: How Changing Your Environment, Your Body, and Your Brain Can Help You Find Balance and Peace

Jeanne Ricks · New Page Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Stress is killing us unilaterally. All races, creeds, colors, socioeconomic groups, political parties--it does not discriminate. According to a recent study by the American Institute of Stress, 48 percent of stress sufferers say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional...
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The Southern Sympathy Cookbook: Funeral Food with a Twist

Perre Magness · Countryman Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Hearty bites for the heavy-hearted "He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, his homemade canned fig preserves, and buttermilk served in martini glasses garnished with cornbread." -- Obituary from Gulfport, Mississippi So-called "funeral food" is having a moment....
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I Will See You in Heaven

Jack Wintz · Paraclete Press; Cat lover's ed edition
Format: Book

Annotation: Friar Wintz wants readers to know that the Bible gives us many clues that we will be with our pets in heaven for eternity. This gift edition includes a presentation page for those who have lost a pet.
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman: 101 Stories about Being Confident, Courageous and Your True Self

Amy Newmark · Chicken Soup for the Soul
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

Today's woman is confident, courageous and true to herself. And she has a story to tell, to help other women become empowered, too. These 101 true stories, told by women from all walks of life, will inspire you to be confident, courageous and true to your self. The stories in Chicken...
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