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Gifts From A Challenging Childhood

Author : Jan Bergstrom
ISBN : 1686015283
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When I was four and a half years old, I found my mother passed-out on her bedroom floor. She had overdosed--shortly after giving birth to my baby brother, and she went on to spend six months in a psychiatric hospital. On one of the many days she was away, I remember sitting in the backseat of our car with my older brother as my father drove us to the store, when suddenly our car collided head-on with another vehicle. I was too young to understand everything happening at the time, but, in the months that followed, I became parentless for a span of time that seemed like years. That experience set the stage for a lifelong interest in the impacts of childhood trauma. It also sparked my passion for healing others. Today, based on the model created by best-selling author and trauma expert Pia Mellody (Facing Co-dependence ©2003), I share with you, Gifts from a Challenging Childhood: Creating a Practice for Becoming Your Healthiest Self. In these pages, you will: * Learn and adopt 5 Core Practices for healthy living * Cultivate a framework for your functional adult Self * Gain clarity about your family-of-origin history * Reparent your historically hurt places * Speak your truth, and learn to have your own back * Gather and use resources to help you heal from childhood trauma "In Gifts from a Challenging Childhood, author Jan Bergstrom describes with empathy and clarity the exact emotional, intellectual and neurological ways that children's brains respond to trauma, and how the impact of that experience endures in the child's life throughout adulthood. Bergstrom explains how our basic needs as children for love, protection, validation and expression must be met by our parents; and how, when these needs are not met in childhood, we can end up with one-up or one-down self-esteem and over-protective or under-protective boundaries as adults. In-depth descriptions of supportive, therapeutic techniques abound in this book, from mindfulness to grounding to writing a letter to yourself. Whether you experienced traumatic neglect or excessive control and enmeshment at the hands of your parents, this book will not only help you identify what went wrong for you, it will also provide you with validating, supportive and compassionate ways to reparent yourself." Jonice Webb, PhD Bestselling author of Running On Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect and Running On Empty No More: Transform Your Relationships. "Jan's book is a precious guide to untangling the complications and difficulties many of us have in our adult lives, arising from traumatic childhoods. Read it, underline it, take it with you on your personal journey. This book will bring you home." Nick Morgan. President of Public Words, Inc, a communications consulting company, and author of Can You Hear Me? How to Communicate with People in a Virtual World. "The devastating consequences of childhood trauma for the individual, families, and society at large are far-reaching, and cannot be overestimated. Jan Bergstrom's new work builds beautifully on Pia Mellody's Post Induction Therapy model, offering hope and a detailed path forward for healing childhood wounds and living an authentic and empowered life." Vicki Tidwell Palmer Author of Moving Beyond Betrayal: The 5-Step Boundary Solution for Partners of Sex Addicts
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The Fractured Phoenix

Author : Wendy Lynn Wolfe
ISBN : 0999196006
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As a professional animal communicator and teacher, Wolfe discovered that her most naturally gifted students, like her, had experienced early childhood trauma. She shares her story to examine the connection between childhood trauma and how it may access and intensify empathic, intuitive and healing abilities. However, along with these gifts comes a challenging energetic sensitivity, which unmanaged, can create anxiety, overwhelm, physical illness and depression.
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Llewellyn S Little Book Of Life Between Lives

Author : The Newton Institute
ISBN : 9780738755564
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Explore exciting new case studies and research findings from the world-famous Newton Institute®. This handy pocket-size book provides an introduction to Life Between Lives, regression hypnotherapy, past life regression, and reincarnation. Discover simple exercises designed to help you make contact with a higher wisdom for answers to your questions and guidance in developing the life you were meant to live. In these pages, you will find expert advice, tips, and techniques for your own journey of spiritual self-discovery. Llewellyn's Little Book of Life Between Lives also explores soul groupings, the Council of Elders, the process of life selection, soul development, and much more. In a warm and wonderful way, this book confirms what many of us suspect—at the end of life, a home filled with everlasting, unconditional love awaits you.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Discover Your Authentic Self

Author : Sherrie Dillard
ISBN : 9780738748696
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Embrace your authentic self and let your soul's light shine forth with guidance from 150 lessons meant to inspire, motivate, and teach. This empowering book helps you shed what is false and come to know, accept, and express your true self. With essays to uplift and engage you through personal stories, meditations, exercises, affirmations, and question prompts, Discover Your Authentic Self shows you how to live according to your passions and purpose. Explore a range of topics for self-discovery, including intuition, spirit animals, recognizing personal abilities as related to archetypes, living your purpose, spirit essence and energy (chakras and auras), and more. With this remarkable book, you'll unlock your truth and set yourself free.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Learning To Teach Young Children

Author : Anna Kirova
ISBN : 9781350037809
Genre : Education
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Learning to Teach Young Children provides you with the tools to critically engage with the key concepts and beliefs in early childhood education theory and practice. The book is organized around ten propositions that are explored in relation to 30 key questions, for example: - What does it mean to honour children's right to be different? - What does it mean to learn? - How can images of childhood be used as frames for practice? Original comic-book style illustrations are used to explore key theoretical concepts in an accessible and engaging way. The book also includes a companion website offering overviews of the key concepts covered in the book, supplementary information and references, reflective questions and case studies to support your learning.
Category: Education

Why On Earth

Author : Leticia Parmer
ISBN : 9781982281106
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book is a collection of vital knowledge, some of which has been directly downloaded and given in visions, some has been gratefully received from the many wisdom-keepers I have had the honour of meeting along the way, and some gleaned from modern pioneers most of all I have learned from the long line of beautiful people I have had the honour of helping and working with as an astrologer and healer.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

A History Of Childhood And Disability

Author : Philip L. Safford
ISBN : 0807734853
Genre : Education
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In their chronological portrait, the authors synthesize the many voices of exceptional children, providing a historical picture that includes not only the perspective of the professional, but also, to the extent possible, that of the "client." The book begins by placing the origins of special education in historical context from Aristotle through the Enlightenment and beyond. Subsequent chapters consider individual "conditions" traditionally associated with specialized approaches (e.g., blindness, deafness, and retardation), discuss conditions that have given rise to further differentiation of childhood exceptionality, and offer a synthesis of themes and a prospective for a "new history," now emerging, of children considered exceptional.
Category: Education

Five Gifts Of Pro Aging

Author : Marcia Newman
ISBN : 9781452595429
Genre : Self-Help
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In her timely guidebook, Boomer therapist Marcia Newman brings a fresh response to an anti-aging American culture that targets women to find their value in remaining youthful looking. Five Gifts of Pro-Aging was born out of Marcia’s own aging crisis and her three decades of working with women who increasingly find themselves obsessed with the insatiable practice of nip, tuck, highlight, laser, and fill. Through humor and her no-nonsense style, Marcia provides valuable tips, motivational questions, and personal stories to help you age more consciously and comfortably. Five Gifts of Pro-Aging will help you to: • Take stock of your own age phobia • Uncover and recover from prolific social stigmas about growing older • Learn about feminine carry-over behaviors and how to transform them • Clear up unfinished business and bring honor to your maturity • Feed your seasoned inner animal with the gift of wildness • Join with other pro-aging women who are bringing the humane back into humanity Marcia Newman is dedicated to helping Baby Boomers pioneer healthier aging attitudes and actions. In Marcia’s own words, “We are the perfect ones to revolutionize the aging freedom movement. It is my joy and privilege to bring this labor of love into the mix. My vision holds a brighter, more mature culture where women are able to receive full human dignity, no matter one’s chronological age.”
Category: Self-Help

Chakra Wisdom Oracle Toolkit

Author : Tori Hartman
ISBN : 9781780288413
Genre : History
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“Each poignant and thought-provoking story will give you the feeling of a long-lost treasure.” – Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator of The New York Times Best-selling Series, Chicken Soup for the Soul In 52 weeks of self-discovery, The Chakra Wisdom Oracle Toolkit guides you in opening up your intuition, removing blockages from your life, improving your relationships and realizing your highest potential. Here is the full text of the fables that were revealed by angels to the popular intuitive Tori Hartman and then lost for two decades. Week by week, you will explore the 49 fables, beginning with “Renewal” – the fable of Geranium, which promises a new beginning. This standalone book can also be used in conjunction with the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Cards, a divinatory deck of 49 cards, each one representing one of the fables. Each fable is associated with one of the major chakras and has its own shade of colour (Geranium Red, for example) and a fairy-tale illustration; the visuals add extra layers of meaning to the words of the fable. There are five days of activity per week, each requiring just 10–20 minutes. On Monday, you read the fable and set your intention for the week. On Tuesday, you explore the meaning of the week’s colour. Wednesday is the Journal Journey, when you complete a written task. On Thursday there are exercises in self-understanding, to be done alone or in a group. Friday has a guided meditation. Through short bursts of activity each day, the fables will seep into your life, giving you new perspectives and helping you to make the changes you truly want.
Category: History

Childhood Education

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ISBN : UCAL:B4325747
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Children And Challenging Behavior

Author : Debbie Hewitt
ISBN : CORNELL:31924101577272
Genre : Behavior disorders in children
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Category: Behavior disorders in children

American Childhood

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006514652
Genre : Child development
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Includes music (mostly songs with piano accompaniment).
Category: Child development

Back Then Memoirs Of A Country Boy

Author : Larry L. Laws
ISBN : 1465357033
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Larry learned early on that a mans hand-shake is his bond. To this day he retains that bond as well as one of honesty and compassion for others in all his dealings. Most men are honest, but at times ambition or greed can influence the best of intentions. Although Larry had a humble beginning, he rose above it to become a very successful man and was able to change dysfunctional living practices with his own family. He instilled love, honesty and respect in their upbringing all the while exhibiting patience and understanding. His greatest love is for God, his family, friends and nature. That love has been an inspiration in the writing of both Poetic Expressions and now his autobiography. Larry also managed to take time out of his busy schedule to work with other kids as noted by all his years of coaching baseball and never missing any event that they were involved in, even if he had to leave work early. His love of nature is unequalled. Larrys descriptions have the ability to take you there. Sometimes that love of nature has resulted in butting heads with preservationists as to timberland and renewable resources. This is especially so with them filing lawsuits to stop burnt and diseased timber harvesting. A sense of humor didnt pass him by either as noted in his autobiography again and again, as he says, a man without mirth is akin to a horse without hooves. For both must tread lightly upon the rocky roads of life. To sum it up Larry quotes an unknown author, the rigors of senior years may prove to be very challenging Have we put up a good fight throughout or is it the confusion of genes and how they are inherited to blame?
Category: Biography & Autobiography

School Zone Big Fourth Grade Workbook

Author : Natheer Studio
ISBN : 9798661298362
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Mazes provide hours of fun for boys & girls, and are some of best early childhood education tools out there! This collection of thoughtful mazes will help your child develop critical skills such as problem solving, visual perception, and fine motor skills. ★ Maze Games (35 pages) + SOLUTIONS ★ Printed on Quality Paper
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The Routledge International Companion To Gifted Education

Author : Tom Balchin
ISBN : 9781136028861
Genre : Education
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The Routledge International Companion to Gifted Education is a ground-breaking collection of fully-referenced chapters written by many of the most highly-respected authorities on the subject from around the world. These fifty contributors include distinguished scholars who have produced many of the most significant advances to the field over the past few decades, like Joseph Renzulli and Robert Sternberg, alongside authorities who ask questions about the very concepts and terminology embodied in the field – scholars such as Carol Dweck and Guy Claxton. This multi-faceted volume: highlights strategies to support giftedness in children, providing ideas that work and weeding out those that don’t; is written in jargon-free language in an easy-to use themed format; is the most authoritative collection of future-focused views, ideas and reflections, practices and evaluations yet produced; includes chapters dealing with the major controversies and concerns in the field today, from the problems of identification to changing understandings of giftedness and creativity. The international aspect of the Companion, and its juxtaposition of points of view – whereby chapters are deliberately positioned and accompanied by editorial commentary to highlight the contrasts with each other – ensures that different views are addressed, allowing the reader to absorb and reflect upon the many perspectives on each issue. The Companion is a guide to the new ideas and controversies that are informing gifted education discussion and policy-making around the world. It is a first class resource to students and researchers alike.
Category: Education

Literacies In Early Childhood

Author : Laurie Makin
ISBN : UCSC:32106016116359
Genre : Education
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Enriched with real-life examples of children's dialogue, artwork, and writing, this eye-opening text gives readers a fresh perspective on literacy development--knowledge they'll use to improve and revitalize literacy programs in early childhood classrooms.
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Early Childhood Report

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ISBN : UVA:X006162379
Genre : Children with disabilities
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Category: Children with disabilities

Spirituality For Dummies

Author : Sharon Janis
ISBN : 9781118052143
Genre : Religion
File Size : 22.9 MB
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Want to get in touch with your spiritual side? Spirituality For Dummies. 2nd Edition, shows you how to use spiritual principles to understand and improve your life, empower you mind, and nourish your soul. Complete with a CD filled with calming, spiritual music, it is your personal guide to serenity and spiritual healing. Spiritual philosopher Sharon Janis shows you how to discover the deeper calling of your soul, survive and thrive through adversity, and look at the world with optimism. You’ll learn how to use meditation, yoga, prayer, and journaling for inward reflection and to spark new vistas as you unfold your own spiritual wisdom and move forward on your spiritual journey in your own individual way. You’ll find similarities and differences among a variety basic spiritual concepts from different religious and philosophical traditions, and you’ll discover how to: Find your spiritual path Uplift your body, mind, and spirit Fulfill your greatest dreams Spiritualize your relationships Cultivate your spiritual virtues Increase your inner peace and happiness Turn troubles into triumphs Recognize yourself as a co-creator Be a VIP: a very inspired person The companion CD that accompanies this gentle guide brings you more than 60 minutes of inspirational music from around the world. It features the author and other artists performing songs and chants from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, and Hindu traditions in their native languages. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Category: Religion

Standing Up For Something Every Day

Author : Beatrice S. Fennimore
ISBN : 9780807772904
Genre : Education
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Standing Up for Something Every Day is written for present and future teachers in the early childhood classroom who truly want to make a difference in the lives of children. Exploring some of the most complex and pressing social and ethical dilemmas confronting early childhood educators, the author provides concrete ways of addressing social justice concerns in practice. Four model teacher-guides accompany readers from chapter to chapter, and demonstrate strategies for standing up for children through ethics, respect for diversity, and commitment to advocacy for children. This book offers important insights, encouragement, and practical suggestions to early childhood educators who are committed to excellence and equity in their classrooms. “In short, this is a book for all who are committed to improving early care and education from the ground up. It is not just for those who already call themselves advocates, but is especially for teachers who may be encouraged through these pages to engage, question, reflect, and act, patiently taking small steps with the resources and support that Fennimore clearly offers. This is a book that informs us about advocacy on many levels, and, most importantly, it invites and inspires us to stand up and act.” —From the foreword by Celia Genishi, Professor Emerita of Education, Department of Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University Book Features: A focus on classroom life, including relationships with administrators, colleagues, and families. Guidance for following the NAEYC Code of Ethics. Questions for discussion and practical ideas for getting started. Teacher-guides for working in different settings: rural, suburban, and urban. Beatrice S. Fennimore is a professor of education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Category: Education