Parents are increasingly concerned not so much about educational issues as behavioural ones and don't know where to turn for advice. Schools are under growing pressure to provide support, information, and reassurance on a wide range of subjects, from keeping rooms tidy to explaining national disasters such as the July 2005 bombings in London. This book explains how to talk to children up to the age of 11.
In this, the first book of its kind, Kate Kray, who married gangster Ronnie Kray, peers into the minds of the top 20 worst killers in criminal history and, sparing no detail, reveals the awful truth of their abominable acts. The extreme nature of their violence and their shocking lack of remorse makes for uncomfortable yet fascinating listening.
Celebrity biographer Gwen Russell traces Tom's phenomenal journey from his first South Wales gigs as an unsigned frontman, to his breakthrough hit 'It's Not Unusual' and beyond to his superstardom as the voice behind 'What's New Pussycat', 'Delilah' and 'She's a Lady'. But it has not all been plain sailing for the legendary Grammy- and Brit Award-winning entertainer whose shows are renowned for knicker-hurling frenzies.
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This audiobook is designed to help listeners understand how they and other people think, feel and behave. The author, an experienced coach based at Warwick University, shares a range of models based on key concepts from the psychological literature, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Transactional Analysis, and Emotional Intelligence. Topics include understanding your personality type, how to handle conflict and influence others, and managing your time effectively.
Every year thousands of people train in counselling, but a large percentage that start training drop out. This informative guidebook is designed to help you decide if you want to be a counsellor, and if you do, tells you how to go about it. It spells out the training necessary, provides a useful 'menu' of counselling approaches, and helps you to decide if you have the right qualities to succeed and enjoy it. Val Potter draws on her own experience to help you get the most from the compelling process of becoming a counsellor.
Every day many children lose someone close to them - a parent or grandparent, brother or sister. Nothing can take away the pain of loss, but there is a great deal that a caring adult can do to avoid the long-term distress which can be caused by hidden fears and anxieties. This book is for anyone who wants to help a child who is coping with grief – parents, teachers, nurses, doctors and friends. Topics covered include: terminal illness, sudden death, the death of a sibling, when death is a relief, other people’s attitudes
Bulimia is the eating disorder which creates a cycle of bingeing and vomiting. This book aims not to alienate parents or sufferers but explains clearly about the problem and possible solutions. It deals with difficult issues such as family relationships, especially between mother and daughter. This practical guide looks at the problem in all age groups, although it is particularly prevelant among young women, and also covers pregnancy, parenthood and male bulimics.