Alex Taylor is an ER nurse who prides herself on the care she gives to those in need. Through a chance encounter, Alex meets police sergeant Francesca Greco and finds the handsome officer too hard to resist. When Alex is diagnosed with a devastating disease, her role is changed from caregiver to patient and she prepares for the fight of her life.
Arson investigation is not exactly what firefighter Kate Chambers signed up for. But she doesn't have a choice when an injury forces her off the engine and into the office. Her first case, a fire at a downtown bar, is a clear-cut instance of insurance fraud, or so she thinks. But the property co-owner and prime suspect, Alexi Clark, won't go quietly to jail for a crime she didn't commit. Soon Alexi is fighting both the false charges against her and an unexpected attraction to the investigator determined to prove them.
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Jessica is a 15-year-old girl with autism. She has struggled to fit in throughout her life, and she is always viewed as helpless. That all changes the night a vampire attacks her. Jessica survives the attack and discovers her autism gives her a special advantage against the deadly creatures. A group of vampire slayers takes her in and teaches her to become a slayer. Using a variety of weapons, Jessica develops her skills while continuing to discover the person and warrior she has always been.
Meditation focuses your thoughts and helps prevent overthinking and rumination on multiple topics. Because such rumination often exacerbates depression, stress, and anxiety, meditation helps combat these mental states. Meditation practices can also be applied at night if you have trouble sleeping and find your thoughts racing. Some studies have also shown that mediation improves the immune system.
In today's world, all of us face many obstacles that cause stress during the day. While we cannot always eliminate the items that cause stress, there are three important things we can all do to help control our stress each day.