Evidence-based Essential Oil Therapy: The Ultimate Guide to the Therapeutic and Clinical Application of Essential Oils
by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Product rating: 5.0 with 8 reviews
Whether you are new to essential oils, a long-time user, or a healthcare professional wishing to integrate essential oils into your practice, this book will quickly become your go-to resource! Endorsed by MDs, DOs, NPs, and doulas. Thousands of hours of research, clinical observations, ancient practices, and practical use are distilled into this ultimate guide to essential oils that combines evidence-based research with the art of natural healing to realize the maximum benefits of therapeutic essential oils. What’s included: ~ In depth profiles for 88 botanical species of essential oils including cautions, possible substitutes, dilution range, primary compounds, therapeutic properties, cautions, and supportive science. ~ Hundreds of research studies summarized in one or two sentences. ~ Simple to follow protocols for more than 450 common health conditions. ~ A section specific to essential oil therapy for children including protocols specific to age groups for more than 100 childhood ailments. ~ A complete guide for using essential oils safely and effectively during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and lactation that includes more than 70 protocols to help make these special times more enjoyable. ~ Comprehensive safety information, including interactions with medications. ~ Answers to the most common questions about essential oil therapy by both lay persons and practitioners.
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The Everything Essential Buddhism Book: A Guide to the Fundamental Beliefs and Traditions of Buddhism, Past and Present (Everything Series)
by: Adams Media
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation!
The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner’s guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including:
- The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the world
- Buddha’s teachings and the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism
- The Noble Eightfold Path and how it should guide you
- What the Sutras say about education, marriage, sex, and death
- The proven physiological effects of meditation
- The growing impact of Buddhism on modern American culture
Also included is instruction for the many forms of Buddhist meditation, including Zen and Tibetan practices. Most important, you will learn how you can apply the tenets of Buddhism to your daily life–and achieve clarity and inner peace in the process.
Posted in Rituals & Practice Tagged with: Adams Media, Beliefs, Book, Buddhism, Essential, Everything, Fundamental, Guide, Past, Present, Series, Traditions
The Essential Louise Hay Collection
by: Hay House, Inc.
Product rating: 4.9 with 33 reviews
For more than 25 years, Louise Hay has helped people throughout the world discover and implement the full potential of their own creative powers for personal growth and self-healing. In this single volume, you will find three of her most beloved books:
- You Can Heal Your Life is a true classic, with millions of copies in print worldwide. Louise’s key message here is that “if we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.” She explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness, and how you can change your thinking . . . and improve the quality of your life.
- In Heal Your Body, Louise describes the methods she used to cure herself of cancer, which will help you discover patterns in your own ailments that reveal a lot about yourself. It offers positive new-thought patterns to replace negative emotions, an alphabetical chart of physical ailments with their probable causes, and healing affirmations so you can eliminate old patterns.
- The Power Is Within You expands on Louise’s philosophy of “loving the self” and shows you how to overcome emotional barriers through learning to listen to your inner voice, loving the child within, and letting your true feelings surface. In these pages, Louise encourages readers to think of themselves positively and be more accepting of—and grateful for—who they are.
The Essential Louise Hay Collection is the perfect read for anyone seeking insights into the mind-body connection, as well as for those who want the pleasure of finally having their favorite Louise Hay books together in one convenient volume!
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The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job
by: Three Rivers Press
Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews
The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal job
Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and rewards their investment. For every comfortably tenured professor or well-paid former academic, there are countless underpaid and overworked adjuncts, and many more who simply give up in frustration.
Those who do
make it share an important asset that separates them from the pack: they have a plan. They understand exactly what they need to do to set themselves up for success. They know what really moves the needle in academic job searches, how to avoid the all-too-common mistakes that sink so many of their peers, and how to decide when to point their Ph.D. toward other, non-academic options.
Karen Kelsky has made it her mission to help readers join the select few who get the most out of their Ph.D. As a former tenured professor and department head who oversaw numerous academic job searches, she knows from experience exactly what gets an academic applicant a job. And as the creator of the popular and widely respected advice site The Professor is In, she has helped countless Ph.D.’s turn themselves into stronger applicants and land their dream careers.
Now, for the first time ever, Karen has poured all her best advice into a single handy guide that addresses the most important issues facing any Ph.D., including:
-When, where, and what to publish
-Writing a foolproof grant application
-Cultivating references and crafting the perfect CV
-Acing the job talk and campus interview
-Avoiding the adjunct trap
-Making the leap to nonacademic work, when the time is right The Professor Is In
addresses all of these issues, and many more.
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Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon) (Pokemon)
by: Scholastic Inc.
Product rating: 4.8 with 529 reviews
Gotta read about ’em all! This revised and updated edition of the mega-bestselling Pokemon Essential Handbook includes stats and facts on over 700 Pokemon.
It’s everything you ever wanted to know about every Pokemon — all in one place! This revised and updated edition of the 2012 bestseller has stats and facts on over 700 Pokemon. The book includes 64 new pages focusing on the new Kalos characters that just debuted in the Pokemon X & Y videogames, plus inside info on the new Mega Evolved Pokemon.
This book is an absolute must-have for Pokemon fans. It’s sure to be a bestseller with kids of all ages.
Posted in Video & Electronic Tagged with: Deluxe, Essential, Handbook, Pokémon, Scholastic Inc.
Essential Korean Grammar: Your Essential Guide to Speaking and Writing Korean Fluently!
by: Tuttle Publishing
Product rating: 4.0 with 1 reviews
Do you want your Korean language skills to shine? Then Essential Korean Grammar offers exactly what you need to finally understand and express which grammar option is best. Having a solid understanding of grammar is essential to effectively learn Korean.
Essential Korean Grammar gives you excellent examples that lay out the best grammar options for communicating, and when to use each option. The grammar items are cleverly rated so you can determine what’s most useful for you to study, based on your Korean knowledge level and your plans. There is a star rating system, from 5 stars (“critical”; with these under your belt you can communicate almost everything you need to say) to 1 star (don’t worry about this unless there’s some reason you need to know it—for example, the TOPIK exam). Essential Korean Grammar is a toolbox to help you form correct and natural-sounding sentences, and determine which grammar you need for reading or writing Korean. It details:
- How to combine grammar points with each type of word.
- How it is similar to and different from related grammar points.
- Commonly used expressions.
- Things for learners to watch out for.
The example sentences for each grammar point use simple vocabulary that even a beginner will know. A perfect supplement to any Korean language textbook!
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