How I Began

Author : Julia Paul
ISBN : 0947285008
Genre : Artificial insemination, Human
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Category: Artificial insemination, Human

Start The Fire

Author : Jeremiah Tower
ISBN : 9780062498458
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 21.63 MB
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AS SEEN IN THE NEW DOCUMENTARY JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT Newly revised and reissued to coincide with The Last Magnificent, a documentary feature produced by Anthony Bourdain, the indelible and entertaining memoir from Jeremiah Tower which chronicles life at the front lines of redefining modern American cuisine. Widely recognized as the godfather of modern American cooking, Jeremiah Tower is one of the most influential cooks of the last forty years. In 2004, he rocked the culinary world with a tell-all story of his lifelong love affair with food, and the restaurants and people along the way. In this newly revised edition of his memoir, retitled Start the Fire, Tower shares with wit and honesty his insights into cooking, chefs, celebrities, and what really goes on in the kitchen. Above all, Tower rhapsodizes about food—the meals choreographed like great ballets, the menus scored like concertos. No other book reveals more about the seeds sown in the seventies, the excesses of the eighties, and the self-congratulations of the nineties. With a new introduction by the author, Start the Fire is an essential account of the most important years in the history of American cooking, from one of its singular personalities.
Category: Cooking

How I Got Lucky And Bumped Into God

Author : Christopher J. Regan
ISBN : 9781440104688
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 39.9 MB
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Indebted to his mentor, Leo, Tony agrees to seek out a lonely old man who thinks he's God and cure the man of his delusion. At first hesitant and reluctant to undertake the task, Tony's mission leads him on a quest that he never could have foreseen. Timeless mysteries begin to unravel even as skepticism and temptation conspire to keep the truth hidden. From the streets of Manhattan to a quiet harbor on the Long Island Sound, from a chessboard where the Light and Dark forces face off to the final revelation, Tony finds salvation in the unlikeliest of ways. Inspired by actual events, How I Got Lucky and Bumped into God is a thought provoking and touching account of how an act of kindness can change the destiny of a man and how the love a boy has for his Father can save them both.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

How I Survived Divorce In 45 Days

Author : Bill Miller
ISBN : 145204693X
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 69.52 MB
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Divorce -- ouch! This is one of the most emotionally challenging experiences one has to deal with in life. Especially if you're not the party who initiated the proceedings. Especially if it comes with a few unpleasant surprises about new lovers, child custody, financial obligations and the like. Getting your life reorganized is challenging enough, but it is made far more difficult by the emotional rollercoaster one has to ride at the same time. Thanks to my background in clinical psychology and my long involvement with spiritual, social, and personal growth movements, I, your esteemed author, was able to navigate the ending of my own relationship with a fair amount of insight and awareness. Within the first few weeks it became apparent that the various hurts, angers, and other emotional difficulties all centered around a dozen or so basic issues. By keeping aware of these issues and the psychological principles at work behind them, I found I was less likely to be ambushed by feelings like rage, depression, shame, and insecurity. Further, I was able to keep the normal sadness, hurt, and anger down to manageable proportions. As a result, my "ex" and I had virtually a textbook model breakup (well OK, dividing the home sale proceeds was a little bumpy, but other than that...), and we now get along far better than when we were together. Along the way, it helped me to write up my various struggles and breakthroughs, and now I hope these experiences and insights will help you. In addition, with psychotherapy now averaging about $100 per session, this information may save you several thousand dollars! So if you are struggling through a divorce or other traumatic loss, I'm here to tell you that it can be survived, that you can avoid becoming stuck in counterproductive patterns of thought and feeling, and that the suffering you are experiencing can be kept to a manageable level. Divorce may not be fun, but it doesn't have to be agony! Moreover, by going through this process with awareness, you will become a larger person, better prepared for your next life adventure. So take heart! -Bill Miller
Category: Family & Relationships

How I Conquered Schizophrenia

Author : Nancy Stackhouse
ISBN : 9781452562964
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 59.79 MB
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The causes of schizophrenia are many, including extreme stress, chemical imbalance, reaction to drugs, genetic predisposition, isolation, low self-esteem, and even a damaged or weakened aura (a supposed emanation surrounding the body of a living creature viewed by mystics, spiritualists, and some practitioners of complementary medicine as the essence of the individual and allegedly discernible by people with special sensibilities). My personal onset of schizophrenia and depression at age forty-two was caused, I believe, by a combination of the above. Through the caring help of family, friends, medical doctors, healers, and my own insights and intuitions, I was able to become completely free of the symptoms of schizophrenia and all antipsychotic and antidepressant medications used to treat the illness. Most influential and important to my healing and recovery, however, was the utilization of both borrowed and original strategies that keep me healthy to this day. The sharing of these strategies, which include identifying one's gifts; relying on family members, friends, and caregivers; improving one's self-esteem; identifying one's authentic self; connecting with healers; being in gratitude; setting goals; and using positive affirmations for the purpose of recovering and maintaining positive mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical health is the reason why I have written this book.
Category: Health & Fitness

Treasure Island

Author : Robert L. Stevenson
ISBN : 880902091X
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 74.17 MB
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Category: Fiction

How I Did It

Author : Harvard Business Review
ISBN : 9781625272263
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 44.86 MB
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Powerful stories from the world’s top CEOs to help prepare you for the hard decisions ahead. The essays in How I Did It teach and inspire. Pulled directly from the pages of one of the most popular columns in Harvard Business Review, these essays offer firsthand accounts of the most difficult management challenges faced by the men and women who occupy the corner office. It’s the next best thing to sitting down and talking face-to-face with these corporate leaders. You’ll hear from renowned global leaders including: Kevin Ryan, Gilt Groupe Mindy Grossman, HSN Kevin Plank, Under Armour Daniel P. Amos, Aflac Pramod Bhasin, Genpact Eric Schmidt, Google Ellen Kullman, DuPont Patrizio Bertelli, Prada Pierre Omidyar, Omidyar Network Jorge Cauz, Encyclopaedia Brittanica Richard Gelfond, IMAX Let these potent stories of strategic thinking—and often bold and unconventional action—be your guide as you step into your own future as a leader.
Category: Business & Economics

How I Found Peace

Author : LAWRENCE R. (Larry) BEATY
ISBN : 9781491802229
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 47.80 MB
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You will love the stories of how God finally got his attention as he went through encounters with wild animals, was struck by lightning, went through killer tornadoes, had many encounters with snakes in the wild, etc. He eventually was used by God in many ways which he shares with us as he and his wife ministered to other people's children through Scouting, foster parenting, adopting abused children, and in church ministry. He eventually was led to peace and because of his path to it he could use his experiences during his earlier life to minister to others that were hurting as he had been. In the later years as God proved time and again of His love for Larry, God was able to utilize all of these stories through the different ministries to inmates in jails, hitch-hikers along the hi-ways, answering phones with the Billy Graham Telephone Ministry, and as he worked to slow down the cultural deterioration of our Nation. If you or someone that you know has had a similar background of growing up under abuse, rejection, and anger, then as you read of Larry's stories, you can see how God was able to change him, and if you apply those things he was shown, you too can find peace. You will laugh and cry as you see the struggles that he went through. This book is worth the price just for the humor, but it is priceless for the life lessons that he shares with us. May you also find peace.
Category: Family & Relationships

How I Made My Husband Gay

Author : Bonnie Kaye
ISBN : 9780978438852
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 89.53 MB
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How I Made My Husband Gay is a self-help book for women who learn or suspect that they may be married to a gay/bisexual man. Compiled, edited, and contributed to by Bonnie Kaye, M. Ed., the international expert in the field of straight/gay marriages, this book helps women by revealing the signs and patterns in their marriages that could be Red Flags. There are 35 stories from members of Kaye's international support group who talk about those signs they initially missed, as well as how they were blamed by their gay husbands for the failures in the marriages. Kaye also has her women discuss ways that they caught their husbands, as well as how they started over after ending the marriage which she refers to as a mis-marriage or a mistake of a marriage. About the Author: Kaye has counseled more than 30,000 straight women and 2,000 gay men since 1984 after the demise of her own marriage to a gay man. She hits home the message that gay men have no choice in their homosexuality - but they do have a choice in being honest about it. She works with women to help them rebuild their lives after the end of their marriages, and strongly advocates divorce in an amicable way whenever possible. Kaye consults for the major news media, and her website at www.Gayhusbands.com is used as a resource for shows including Oprah, Montel, and Tyra Banks. She has appeared on numerous national news shows including CNN and FOX News with her message that homosexuality does not belong in a marriage to a straight partner. Kaye is also a strong advocate for gay rights and publicly speaks about the need for society to accept gay people for who they are instead of fighting to change them into who they are not. This is Kaye's fourth book on this topic. Her other books include Is He Straight? A Checklist for Women Who Wonder, Doomed Grooms: Gay Husbands of Straight Wives, and Straight Wives: Shattered Lives.
Category: Family & Relationships

Energy In Motion

Author : Janel
ISBN : 9781462040650
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 44.63 MB
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I am excited to say that the journey you are about to embark on with me just might open you to new possibilities and new potentials as you reflect on my inner growth. I have a strong hunch it may be similar to yours. Similar in the sense that everyone has a story about their life, and most everyone talks about significant events in their life. That is why I decided to write part of my story here. You will see many me, myself and I references and maybe a few you, yours, we and us interlaced. That is my way of inviting you to take this journey with me. If you choose to know more about your connection to your Soul, you will find that you are beginning a New Age, that you can set a new standard and a new normal for yourself. You will discover enlightened contentment; you will be a Body of Consciousness (mind, body and soul); you will live your New Passion while experiencing, expanding and expressing. Living your Passion is Energy in Motion.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit