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Help Yourself for Teens: Real-Life Advice for Real-Life Challenges
Dave Pelzer - 2005
He offers teenagers practical solutions for overcoming their own hardships, focusing on three areas: facing current and past problems; realizing the importance of decisions; and finally, never giving up on oneself. Through it all, Pelzer never lets his readers forget that they alone have control over the outcomes of their lives.Pelzer’s uplifting and practical advice strives to tackle issues ranging from physical and sexual abuse to identifying spousal disagreement. Part self-help book and part inspirational memoir, Help Yourself for Teens is an empowering and uplifting guide to growing up in an often difficult world.
97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School
Erika Stalder - 2007
It’s about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new people—and opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the stuff they don’t teach you in high school, like how to host a film festival, plan your first road trip, make a podcast, or write a manifesto. Want to make a time capsule? Spend a day in silence? Learn how to make beats like a DJ? Or shut down your house party before the police do? Whatever your creative, social, or academic inclinations, you’ll find 97 ways on these pages to amuse, educate, and interest yourself and your friends—helpfully organized into nine categories:For Your Personal DevelopmentWith/for FriendsWith/for FamilyFor Your BodyTo Get to Know the World Around YouTo Express YourselfTo Benefit Your Community and EnvironmentBecause You ShouldBecause You're Only Young Once Because your life doesn’t stop at 3 p.m. each day—it just gets started.
Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup and Skin Care
Marie Rayma - 2016
This is real makeup and skincare: bright lipsticks, quality mineral powders, long-wearing eyeliners, and masks and cleansers that yield results. Rayma walks you through natural ingredients available online or at health food stores. These awesome oils, butters, clays, and minerals will replace the petroleum products, artificial colors, and lab-created mystery fragrances that have untold effects on our bodies. Products can be tailored for individual needs -- from swapping out ingredients not suitable for sensitive skin to whipping up the perfect colors suited for any complexion.With easy-to-follow instruction, Make It Up provides more than 40 essential cosmetics and skin care projects so you can make just what you want, when you need it.
Etiquette for Mistresses
Jullie Yap Daza - 1993
The 'holiday orphans' who dread Christmas and Easter, and Valentine's Day...The unsuspecting wives and the forgiving wives...And the one industry that has risen to the challenge to provide mistresses a safety net...
Self-Care: How to Live Mindfully and Look After Yourself
Claire Chamberlain - 2019
Dip into this book whenever your energy is flagging and choose one of its many quick and easy self-care tips, from nourishing yourself with invigorating walks and delicious, healthy food to treating yourself to a slow evening of face masks and hot soaks. This soothing collection of self-care ideas and inspiring words contains the pick-me-up you need.
Diary of a Harry Potter Addict
Kerin Morataya - 2011
Part diary, part clinical narrative, the book spans several years in the character's life, from the moment they first pick up Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone through their exploration of ways in which to manage - and eventually make the most of - their chronic Harry Potter addiction. Utilizing diary entries, original artwork and interviews with members of the International Quidditch Association and the Harry Potter Alliance, the book offers alternative ways to ease the pain of saying good-bye to old friends and goes great with a swig of Butterbeer. "An essential part of any respectable Harry Potter collection... A national treasure." –Antiques Roadshow "Not good. BRILLIANT!" -Rupert Grint (as Ron Weasley) "A very interesting literary approach to the subject of Harry Potter Series End Disorder (HPSED)... These women are dangerous." –Dr. Juana Fuchenstein, DFA "I laughed... I found it a loving tribute to the fanbase and the running dialogue is great. I need to mention that the cover is awesome!" -Josh Guerrero, ETS "I do have high hopes and fired imagination that DIARY OF A POTTER ADDICT will serve as the second and last stepping stone between amusing proposals and compensated publications." –Michael Murphy, literary agent, tour guide, & putt-putt impresario
What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear - 2019
Readers have shared with author Jacqueline Winspear how Maisie’s stories have resonated with them or helped them through difficult times. Fans have been inspired by the heroine’s resilience and endurance, repurposing her strength in their own lives in a way perhaps best embodied by the phrase “What Would Maisie Do?”Anchored by thirty of Maisie's most timeless quotes, coupled with Jacqueline Winspear’s inspiration for each nugget of wisdom, these reflections offer readers additional insight into the world of Maisie Dobbs and invite them to reflect on favorite moments and memories. Here are just a few:On the value of respect: “Liking a person we are required to have dealings with is not of paramount importance. But respect is crucial, on both sides, as is tolerance and a depth of understanding of those influences that sculpt a character.”On grieving: “Grief is a pilgrimage along a path that allows us to reflect upon the past from points of remembrance held in the soul. At times the way is filled with stones underfoot and we feel pained by our memories, yet on other days the shadows reflect our longing and those happinesses shared.”On the importance of departure: “Leaving that which you love breaks your heart open. But you will find a jewel inside, and this precious jewel is the opening of your heart to all that is new and all that is different, and it will be the making of you—if you allow it to be.”The perfect supplement to the Maisie Dobbs series, What Would Maisie Do? also features the iconic jacket art that has graced the series, as well as period photographs and prompts for readers' own observations and inspiration—making this a unique journal that fans will turn to and treasure for years to come.
A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself, Even on the Bad Days: The Secrets to Trusting Yourself, Being Your Best & Never Letting the Bad Days Bring You Down
Laurie Zelinger - 2012
You'll learn tips for trusting yourself, ideas for boosting your self-esteem (or for keeping it up), and how to feel your best in all kinds of situations. You are perfect just as you are, and this book will help you believe that to be true!
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Letters - Letters of Life, Love and Learning
Jack Canfield - 1999
Some letters will make readers laugh and others will make them cry; but all the letters reveal that teens share similar outlooks, experiences and feelings. Teens have been writing letters in response to the teenage "Chicken Soup" books since the birth of the series in 1997. These letters represent reactions to a wide array of issues and events, all of interest to teens, whose consistently enthusiastic response to the series indicates an ongoing interest. Letters from contributors to previous volumes, along with letters from the organizations that support teens, provide a nice complement to this collection."Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Letters," with its candor and compassion, is sure to be the next great success in this blockbuster series.
ادرس بذكاء وليس بجهد
Kevin Paul - 2002
With time limits and fierce competition, students need to tap into their hidden potential and maximize performance. Study Smarter, Not Harder provides readers with key information they need to study successfully in any situation. This new edition, released ten years after the first edition was published, includes: - New strategies for time management - New tools for goal setting - Discussion of common myths such as speed reading - The #1 study skill essential for top grades in any course - Online resources and support - Plus it includes all the original text that has made this book a bestseller: - How important is preparation in studying? - How do I improve my memory and concentration? - How should I study for exams? This book was written for students of all ages, especially for high-school, college and university students. But there are also thousands of adults returning to school or taking evening classes across the country. This includes career and businesspeople who must keep up-to-date with new research.
Napoleon: Emperor and Conqueror
Kimberley Heuston - 2009
Explore the life of Napoleon.The wicked ways of some of the most ruthless rulers to walk the earth are revealed in these thrilling biographies (A Wicked History) about men and women so monstrous, they make Frankenstein look like a sweetheart.
100 Questions You'd Never Ask Your Parents: Straight Answers to Teens' Questions About Sex, Sexuality, and Health
Elisabeth Henderson - 2007
This simple manual answers their questions--honestly, simply, and reliably.What does an orgasm feel like?Does masturbating have any long-term negative effects?Does alcohol kill brain cells?Teens have questions about sex; it's a matter of who they ask and how reliable the answers are. Collected directly from teens and presented in a simple and accessible Q&A format, 100 QUESTIONS YOU'D NEVER ASK YOUR PARENTS provides information about sex, drug, body, and mood in a way that's honest, nonjudgmental, and responsible.
Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman)
Jamie Morrison Curtis - 2010
These are the rules of contemporary wisdom rewritten for our time—the new adages to be passed from woman to woman that represent the best advice about mastering life in our complex twenty-first century era. Illustrated with four-color art throughout.Prudent Advice isn't what your mother taught you--it's more. Delivering 500 mini-lessons meant to educate and entertain, Curtis writes with wit and fresh insight into motherhood wrought from her own experiences and those of her blog followers. Time-honored canons such as "Dress appropriately for work" and "You reap what you sow" mingle with more unconventional prudence such as "Talk to strangers" and "Don't be afraid to get lost." She teaches how to jump-start a battery and make summer squash with goat cheese pasta--everything a mother wants for her little girl.Curtis emphasizes the importance of being ethical, practicing kindness, thinking for oneself, and seeing the beauty in everything and everyone, especially on the inside. This compelling guide also offers poetry, inspirational quotes, and recipes meant to embellish cultural perspective and cultivate a well-rounded, sophisticated woman. Prudent Advice will inspire mothers and daughters to celebrate their differences while unearthing shared core values that bond them together as family.