Look out Hemlock Cove, Aunt Tillie is on a rampage. What else is new, right? She's determined to move her wine business to the next level, and she needs 24 hours of peace and quiet to do it. There's only one thing standing in her way. Well, make that a whole family of obstacles, and one ticked-off FBI agent....
Narcissists can make our lives a living hell, but by understanding them and then following a few simple guidelines, we can take back control and empower ourselves when dealing with these individuals. Whether the narcissist in your life is arrogant, overly critical, haughty, bullying, bossy, negative, show offs, passive aggressive, or simply downright egotistical, this book has the answers you're looking for!
"Not much info on how to beat the Narc"
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an empowering form of psychotherapy where patients identify negative thoughts and harmful behavioral patterns, and then learn how to respond positively to their problems, ultimately breaking free from the vicious cycle that is causing their suffering without the need for medication or other drugs. These techniques are applicable to a whole host of psychological disorders.
After managing to anger the entire Academy during his introduction, Zoke learns that behaving like a Krepp makes him more of an outcast with his new allies in Kyrro than he was with his own race. With his sister Zeti on the opposing side as the gruesome events of war unfold, soon the only thing the siblings have in common is a waning hope that they won't see each other on the battlefield.
"they are getting better!"
Single mother Jade Miller has just witnessed a murder. Now, set to testify against the cold-blooded killer, Jade must be placed under protection. While she is grateful to the kind folks who've offered to take in her and her son, Jade is surprised to find the man escorting them from L.A. to Montana is Gavin Emerson: a womanizing, far-too-attractive-for-his-own-good rebel cowboy.
"A wonderful western romance novel!!"
Windwood Farm has a terrible secret - one that's been buried for nearly 100 years. Taryn Magill aims to uncover it - or die trying. As a mixed-media artist and urban explorer with a love for abandoned houses and a big imagination when it comes to the past, 30-year-old Taryn has never really met an old house she didn't like. In fact, she's made a career out of painting these sad, often derelict structures, to show her clients their former glory.
"Good story and nicely narrated!"
Cassie's words dangled in the air like an invitation, warm and welcome. He couldn't likely bring her home without a simple kiss, now, could he? When their eyes met, Shane tilted his head, asking for permission with the lift of his brow. She nodded slightly - a silent response - yet the best thing he'd heard in weeks -
Lucy's a down-on-her luck, former cocktail waitress desperate to find a job to pay her beloved uncle’s room and board at Assisted Living. Lady Elizabeth Billingsley hires Lucy to impersonate her for ten days tops while she completes her pressing personal business in the States. The goal: keep Prince Cristoph of Fredonia interested in 'Elizabeth' until she returns. In the mother of all makeovers, Elizabeth's people transform Lucy into a reluctant 'Lady' and she travels to Fredonia for her top-secret job. What could possibly go wrong?
"Weirdest Part Time Job Add Ever!"
Texan pageant winner Reese Taylor has a former classmate who wants her dead. Now she must leave her friends and family to enter a protection program on Emerson Ranch. A group of good-looking cowboys awaits her, but Reese has her eye on Blake Emerson, the one man too busy with the ranch to give her a chance. Blake Emerson has no time to go lookin' for love. He's got a ranch to run, positions to fill, and an ache in his heart from love gone wrong.
"Kept me coming back for more!"
Would you like to feel unstoppably positive and have a brighter outlook on life? Would you like to know the exact steps and simple techniques that you can use to become someone who thinks, speaks, and behaves more positively? Research shows that our outlook on life has a massive impact on not only our happiness, but also our personal and professional success, our health, our relationships, and even our life expectancy! Negativity, on the other hand, is toxic and is the cause of so much pain, worry, wasted time, and missed opportunity in so many people's lives.
Whatever the case, this book has will help you first understand these individuals, and then, perhaps more importantly, will guide you in exactly how to deal with them.
For millennia, the rituals of death and remembrance have been fixed by time and location, but in the 21st century, grieving has become a virtual phenomenon. Today, the dead live on through social media profiles, memorial websites, and saved voicemails that can be accessed at any time. This dramatic cultural shift has made the physical presence of death secondary to the psychological experience of mourning. Virtual Afterlives investigates emerging popular bereavement traditions.
Far too many people in contemporary culture feel they don't have enough time to "get it all done". The stress of this chronic overwhelm creates a disorganized mind that leads to a chaotic life. Based on her highly acclaimed "Energy Management" workshops and drawn from over 25 years of counseling and coaching experience, professional trainer and speaker Jackie Woodside shares her breakthrough methods that lead to becoming the least stressed, most productive person you know!
"Destined to be a Classic"
Annie's dog sitting for her new neighbor, but her creepy apartment manager, Anthony Spiggottini, accuses her of violating the "No Dogs Allowed" lease, and threatens to evict her. She's at a Halloween party when Anthony busts into her place, and literally lets the dog and cat out! She'd gladly have killed him, but someone beats her to it. Now Annie's desperately searching for her lost cat while dealing with Anthony's ghost, who refuses to accept he's dead.
"Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats"
The rule book has changed. You attend a business networking event and meet Jack. You buy him coffee to foster a relationship. Point scored. Jack has the potential to be your new customer and even leads you to new business. Feeling pretty good, you go to another function. You're impressed with the influential speaker at the event. She walks off stage to a lineup of people who want to meet her. You figure, what the heck? I'll invite her for a coffee, too. Wrong. Quite honestly, you could be pushing away an influential connection without knowing it.
In this emotional and powerfully erotic tale of love and redemption, a tender vicar's daughter and a tortured war hero discover that sin may be their only salvation. When Mary Smith's corrupt, debt-ridden brother drags her to a seedy pub to sell her virtue to the highest bidder, Alasdair Thornham leaps to the rescue. Of course the marquess is far from perfect husband material.
"Really bad performance but a good story"
Savory Suppers and Fashionable Feasts offers a delightfully flavorful tour of dining in America during the second half of the 19th century. Susan Williams investigates the manners and morals of that era by looking at its eating customs and cooking methods. As she reveals, genteel dining became an increasingly important means of achieving social stability during a period when Americans were facing significant changes on a variety of fronts - social, cultural, intellectual, technological, and demographic.
Existential Psychology is characterized by a stark explanation of psychopathology and a nearly hands-off approach to therapy. Because the theoretical framework is based in a habit of mind rather than a particular treatment form, the existential approach can integrate fairly well with most forms of psychotherapy. It allows for sensitivity to culture and religious beliefs that other schools of thought do not address, but it can be harsh.
Recent studies recommend that good nutrition is essential for our mental health and that various mental health conditions may be affected by dietary factors. A standout amongst the most self-evident, yet under-perceived factors in the advancement of major patterns in mental health is part of nutrition. The body of evidence connecting eating routine and mental health is developing at a rapid pace.
Sheriff Travis Keagan is enjoying a beer at the local roadhouse when a blood-soaked girl enters the bar. Terrified and trembling, Abigail Blackwood claims her entire family was massacred at the nearby hippy commune in the woods. But when Sheriff Keagan and his deputies investigate the Blevins House, they discover there's more to Abigail's story than she's told them. Much more.