Description : On staff at the New Yorker for more than twenty years, an author who immigrated from Ireland at age seventeeen shares some of the classic short stories published during her tenure at the magazine
Description : Define Me, Divine Me: A Poetic Display of Affection is an exploration of raw truth that provokes our deepest emotions so that we may honor both the light and the dark within us all. Together, we allow the words of enlightened wisdom and painful beginnings to wash through us, as we stand back up and claim what is rightfully ours. As you devour these words with precision, you too will reflect on your own life's journey, and realize that we are more connected than once thought. The idealism of loneliness will expire, and a new celebration of unity will take its place. Our journey inwards is never-ending, and the wisdom we are learning, we already know. It's just a matter of removing the layers of our perceived reality and embedded beliefs to get to the core of our Eternal Self. So that we may reveal who it is that we really are: A Divine Creation of Angelic Energy. And as you choose to show the world your authentic self, you will find the peace, happiness, and love that you are seeking. Here is your new vocabulary to raise your vibration higher, or to sit with the shadows if that is what you seek. It is a creative space to nurture and inspire your restless Soul. An eclectic mix of vibrations molded into words from me to you.
Description : This provocative expose puts our most revered interactions with animals under the microscope. Meticulously documented, it raises poignant questions about the nature of our relationships with animals, and reveals little-known aspects of the industry behind it all. Pet food manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, veterinarians, shelters, humane societies, animal activists, factory farms, and many more are at the core of a subtle exploitation that operates under the guise of love and compassion."
Description : Shows readers how to create PDF documents that are far more powerful than simple representations of paper pages, helps them get around common PDF issues, and introduces them to tools that will allow them to manage content in PDF, navigating it and reusing it as necessary. Original. (Intermediate).
Description : Rediscover the benefits of a real-life social network! Although today's technology allows you to communicate with people all over the globe, it can also leave you feeling disconnected and unhappy in the real world. The Loneliness Cure helps you rediscover the power of socializing in person and finally find the affection you've been longing for. Written by communication expert Kory Floyd, PhD, this valuable guide details the causes of affection hunger, helps you assess your needs, and offers six compelling strategies for attracting more intimacy into your relationships and everyday life. This guidebook details the causes of affection hunger, helps you assess your needs, and shows you how to build genuine connections to those around you. Whether you're looking to get the undivided attention of a friend, reconnect physically with a romantic partner, or grow closer to your family, this book provides you with the tools you need to lead a healthier, happier, and more affectionate life.
Description : Postpartum depression is hard on a marriage. In their private practices, authors Karen Kleiman and Amy Wenzel often find themselves face-to-face with marriages that are suffocating, as if the depression has sucked the life out of a relationship that was only prepared for the anticipated joy of pending childbirth. What happens to marriage? Why do couples become angry, isolated, and disconnected? Tokens of Affection looks closely at marriages that have withstood the passing storm of depression and are now seeking, or in need of, direction back to their previous levels of functioning and connectedness. The reader is introduced to a model of collaboration that refers to 8 specific features, which guide postpartum couples back from depression. These features, framed as “Tokens,” are based on marital therapy literature and serve as a reminder that these are not just communication skill-building techniques; they are gift-giving gestures on behalf of their relationship. A reparative resource, Tokens of Affection helps couples find renewed harmony, a solid relational ground, and reconnection.