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Learning To Breathe

Author : Priscilla Warner
ISBN : 9781439181089
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"A funny memoir of Faith Club coauthor's serious attempt to change her brain from panic to peace in a year-long spiritual quest"--
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Learning To Breathe

Author : Andy Cave
ISBN : 9781446493441
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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At the age of sixteen, Andy Cave followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps and became a miner - one of the last recruits into a dying world. Every day he would descend 3,000 feet into Grimethorpe pit. But at weekends Andy escaped from the pithead to a very different world - testing his nerve on the cliffs and mountains around Britain, and forging endearing friendships with his new companions. Enduring the 1984-5 miners' strike - the guilt, the broken friendships, the poverty - Andy continued to indulge his passion. In 1986, after much soul searching, he quit his job as a miner in order to devote himself to mountaineering. At the same time he decided to educate himself, acquiring almost from a standing start academic qualifications including a PhD in socio-linguistics. This extraordinary twin odyssey is graphically recalled in this remarkable book. In the Himalaya in 1997 Andy achieved a courageous first ascent on one of the steepest and most difficult summits in the world - the North Face of Changabang. Seventeen days later, he and only two of his team-mates crawled into base camp, frostbitten, emaciated and traumatised. His account of this terrifying experience provides a dramatic climax to this compelling story.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Learning To Breathe

Author : Janice Lynn Mather
ISBN : 9781534406025
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection Amelia Bloomer List’s 2019 Top Ten Recommended Feminist Books for Young Readers A Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist A Junior Library Guild Selection A Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize Semifinalist A BC Book Prize Finalist “A love letter to girls—bittersweet and full of hope.” —Ibi Zoboi, author of National Book Award Finalist American Street “This is a stellar debut.” —Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of Little & Lion and Pointe “A vibrant, essential story of healing, resilience, and finding one’s family.” —Stephanie Kuehn, author of William C. Morris Award winning Charm & Strange “A raw, beautiful, unforgettable must-read.” —Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Allegedly “Poetic.” —Angela Johnson, award-winning author of Heaven “A powerful, poignant story about refusing to let the past dictate who you are or who you will become.” —Kirkus Reviews “This is a well-written, thought-provoking book that tackles difficult topics…a stirring debut.” —School Library Journal (starred review) Sixteen-year-old Indy struggles to conceal her pregnancy while searching for a place to belong in this stunning debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Amber Smith and Sara Zarr. Indira Ferguson has done her best to live by her Grammy’s rules—study hard in school, be respectful, and never let a boy take advantage of her. But it hasn’t always been easy, especially living in her mother’s shadow. When Indy is sent to stay in Nassau, trouble follows her and she must hide an unwanted pregnancy from her aunt, who would rather throw Indy out onto the street than see the truth. Completely broke with only a hand-me-down pregnancy book as a resource, Indy desperately looks for a safe space to call home. After stumbling upon a yoga retreat, she wonders if she’s found that place. But Indy is about to discover that home is much bigger than just four walls and a roof—it’s about the people she chooses to share it with.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Learning To Breathe

Author : Karen White
ISBN : 1101042265
Genre : Fiction
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels comes a richly emotional story about a woman who discovers that taking a leap of faith is better than always wondering what might have been… Brenna O'Brien doesn't believe in happy endings. Not since the love of her life, Pierce McGovern, left her years ago without a word. Now, she leads a quiet life surrounded by her four matchmaking sisters, running a historic movie theater and collecting old wartime letters. But she leaves the letters unopened, preferring to imagine their possibilities rather than risk being disappointed. Then Pierce comes back to town, shattering Brenna's hard-earned peace—and forcing her to re-examine everything, and realize that if she doesn't come to terms with the life she let slip away, she may never have the courage to go after the life she wants.
Category: Fiction

Learning To Breathe Fire

Author : J.C. Herz
ISBN : 9780385348881
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The absorbing, definitive account of CrossFit's origins, its explosive grassroots growth, and its emergence as a global phenomenon. One of the most illuminating books ever on a sports subculture, Learning to Breathe Fire combines vivid sports writing with a thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human. In the book, veteran journalist J.C. Herz explains the science of maximum effort, why the modern gym fails an obese society, and the psychic rewards of ending up on the floor feeling as though you're about to die. The story traces CrossFit’s rise, from a single underground gym in Santa Cruz to its adoption as the workout of choice for elite special forces, firefighters and cops, to its popularity as the go-to fitness routine for regular Joes and Janes. Especially riveting is Herz’s description of The CrossFit Games, which begin as an informal throw-down on a California ranch and evolve into a televised global proving ground for the fittest men and women on Earth, as well as hundreds of thousands of lesser mortals. In her portrayal of the sport's star athletes, its passionate coaches and its “chief armorer,” Rogue Fitness, Herz powerfully evokes the uniqueness of a fitness culture that cultivates primal fierceness in average people. And in the shared ordeal of an all-consuming workout, she unearths the ritual intensity that's been with us since humans invented sports, showing us how, on a deep level, we're all tribal hunters and first responders, waiting for the signal to go all-out.
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Learning To Breathe

Author : Alison Wright
ISBN : 9781440632853
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER An extraordinary spiritual memoir about the will to survive, one breath at a time, with a foreword by the Dalai Lama While traveling in Laos on a winding mountain road, the bus that award-winning photojournalist Alison Wright was riding in collided with a logging truck. As she waited fourteen hours for proper medical care-in excruciating pain, certain she was moments from death, she drew upon years of meditation practice and concentrated on every breath as if it would be her last. Despite countless surgeries and a grueling recovery, Alison set herself the goal of achieving a new dream: to one day climb Mount Kilimanjaro-and she reached the summit on her fortieth birthday. Gasping for air once again, she stood at the highest point in Africa, determined to never again take a single breath for granted. Perfect for readers who love spiritual authors traveling abroad, such as Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love) and Greg Mortenson (Three Cups of Tea), this memoir is an amazingly inspirational tale of how a life-changing accident transformed one woman's faith.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Learning To Breathe

Author : Patricia C. Broderick
ISBN : 9781608827855
Genre : Education
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Disruptive behavior in the classroom, poor academic performance, out-of-control emotions: if you work with adolescents, you are well-aware of the challenges this age group presents. What if there was a way to calm these students down and arm them with the mindfulness skills needed to really excel in school and life? Written by mindfulness expert and licensed clinical psychologist Patricia C. Broderick, Learning to Breatheis a secular program that tailors the teaching of mindfulness to the developmental needs of adolescents to help them understand their thoughts and feelings and manage distressing emotions. Students will be empowered by learning important mindfulness meditation skills that help them improve emotion regulation, reduce stress, improve overall performance, and, perhaps most importantly, develop their attention. The book also includes a website link with student handouts and homework assignments, making it an ideal classroom tool. The book integrates certain themes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, into a program that is shorter, more accessible to students, and compatible with school curricula. Students will learn to pay attention in the moment, manage emotions as they are perceived, and gain greater control over their own feelings and actions. These mindfulness practices offer the opportunity to develop hardiness in the face of uncomfortable feelings that otherwise might provoke a response that could be harmful (e.g. acting out by taking drugs, displaying violent behavior or acting in by becoming more depressed). This easy-to-use manual is designed to be used by teachers, but can also be used by any mental health provider teaching adolescents emotion regulation, stress reduction and mindfulness skills. The author is a graduate of the MBSR advanced practicum at the Center for Mindfulness in Massachusetts, led by Jon Kabat-Zinn. She is also a clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist and counselor for grades K-12. In the book, Broderick calls on her years of experience working with adolescents to outline the best strategies for dealing with disruption in the classroom and emotions that are out of hand. The book is structured around six themes built upon the acronym BREATHE, and each theme has a core message. The program allows for themes to be delivered in 6 longer or 18 shorter sessions, depending upon time and needs of students. The 6 core lessons are: Body, Reflection, Emotions, Attention, Tenderness, and Healthy Mind Habits. Learning to Breathe is the perfect tool for empowering students as they grapple with the psychological tasks of adolescence.
Category: Education

Learning To Breathe

Author : Brent J. Jordan
ISBN : 9780595250462
Genre : Fiction
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Civil Rights attorney Jordan Miller, burdened by asthma,just concludes a morning ocean swim in preparation for his first Hawaii Ironman Triathalon when he discovers a stranger's dead body next to his Malibu beach front home. With the help of five women; a kinky Asian computer hacker, a beautiful African--American zoologist, two hip teenage daughters, and a deceased wife, Jordan must solve this murder, and several more that follow, before the real killers put him on death row.
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Learning To Breathe Again

Author : Tammy Trent
ISBN : 9781418579166
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Follow Christian singer/songwriter Tammy Trent as she tells of her beautiful love story turned tragic, still pointing to God as the source of all life and hope. Theirs was a fairy-tale romance. Her husband, Trent, was Tammy's best friend and business manager. While vacationing in Jamaica in 2001, a routine free diving excursion in the Blue Lagoon turned drastically tragic when Trent never resurfaced. Unfortunately, the following day's events of 9/11 would create an incredible obstacle to Tammy's and her family's efforts to connect and handle these horrendous events. Tearful prayers pleading with God to make Himself real have been answered, and God is slowly restoring Tammy's joy and hope, as she begins to sing and dance again for Him.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Learning To Breathe

Author : Rachael Newham
ISBN : 9780281078097
Genre : Religion
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It begins slowly, so slowly that I hardly notice at first. My chest tightens and my heart begins to beat a fraction faster. I try to draw breath, but instead I choke on oxygen I can’t inhale. As I realise that I can’t breathe, the panic wraps itself around my mind. I can’t make myself draw a breath. Rachael was aged just six when she had her first suicidal thought. Over the next decade, life would become increasingly fraught with depression and self-harm, and her outlook only bleaker. Before her eighteenth birthday, Rachael would twice try to take her own life. And yet amidst this darkness, a flicker of faith lived on. This is Rachael’s story of her journey into, and out of, the darkness of depression. With unflinching realism and complete honesty, she shows us what it looks like to live with mental illness, and how God can find us and rescue us even in the most desperate of places.
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Learn To Breathe

Author : Jim Mindling
ISBN : 9781449793531
Genre : Religion
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The Bible says the goal of the Christian life is to become like Christ. Learn to Breathe shows us how to cooperate with the Holy Spirit to make that goal a reality.
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Learning To Breathe Learning To Live

Author : Sharon Harvey Alexander
ISBN : 9781504384148
Genre : Self-Help
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Breathing and visualization are profound tools for navigating our way through even the busiest or messiest of lives. Much like a trusty compass leading an outdoor enthusiast to a desired destination, these practices guide one into and through the inner world. Apply the beneficial and easy-to-use practices found in this book, and watch stress melt away. The result will be that your health, your relationships, and even your career may blossom in beautiful and unexpected ways.
Category: Self-Help

Learning To Breathe

Author : Janice Lynn Mather
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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Indira Ferguson has done her best to live by her Grammy's rules-to study hard in school, to be respectful, and to never let a boy take advantage of her. But it hasn't always been easy, especially while living in her mother's shadow. When Indy is sent to live with distant relatives in Nassau, trouble follows her. Now she must hide an unwanted pregnancy from her aunt, who would rather throw her out onto the street than see the truth. Completely broke with only a hand-me-down pregnancy book as a resource, Indy desperately looks for a safe space to call home. After stumbling upon a yoga retreat, she wonders if perhaps she's found the place. But Indy is about to discover that home is much bigger than just four walls and a roof-it's about the people she chooses to share it with.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Learning To Breathe A Pilot Study Of A Mindfulness Based Intervention To Support Marginalized Youth

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Mindfulness-based curricular interventions can support adolescents who are at risk of school failure as they negotiate the transition from high school into young adulthood. Researchers hypothesized that a 6-week mindfulness-based intervention would lower participants’ perceived stress while increasing their reported levels of self-esteem. Participants (N = 23) ranged in age from 17 to 20 years while the majority were male students of color. Pre- and postintervention survey mean responses revealed statistically significant differences on the Single-Item Self-Esteem Scale and 3 items on the Perceived Stress Scale (with small to moderate effect sizes). Postintervention focus group (n = 8) data indicated that the most valued daily practice was the body scan technique. Open coding of the focus group data also revealed several key themes in the form of overarching codes as participants discussed intervention benefits. These included (a) self-regulation, (b) attention-awareness, and (c) positive thinking.
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Learning To Breathe Part One The Collective Season 1 Episode 3

Author : Ellie Masters
ISBN : 0997845058
Genre : Fiction
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We've set the stage, created the characters, and fashioned a world full of twists and turns. Now it's your turn to sit back and immerse yourself in this incredible series. Each episode weaves the characters and storylines of ten standalone novels together to give you an epic crossover series. We've left you breadcrumbs, tidbits of information intertwined throughout our stories. Can you find them? Can you collect the clues we've left and become part of The Collective and solve the case? Season One - No one is safe as a killer goes on a killing spree. Will The Collective stop him in time? Will you? Featured authors in order of appearance- Riley Edwards, Erin Trejo, Ellie Masters, Elias Raven, Chris Genovese, and Carver Pike. WORK. EAT. SLEEP. REPEAT. Since her husband's death, Sally Levenson's life is dull and monotonous. She's the county Coroner, and while the dead reveal their secrets on the exam table, she hides from the living. But hiding isn't working anymore. Sally is trapped in a bland, colorless existence. She can't breathe! She's suffocating and wants more, whatever that might be. When the dark and mysterious Derek Lemark enters her world, he opens doors to new possibilities, reveals dark desires, and challenges her to take a second chance on life. He dares her to breathe again, and promises...more. But what he offers comes at a price. Sally must choose: take the next step, or speak the one word which will end everything before it even begins. Part Two of Learning to Breathe will release in July 11, 2017. In the meantime, please enjoy the next episode in The Collective Series, Shadow & Flame, by Elias Raven which will release May 16, 2017 The Collective Series -Season One reading order Unbroken, Riley Edwards 4.4.17 Iron Claw MC, Erin Trejo 4.18.17 Learning to Breathe, Ellie Masters 5.2.17 Shadow & Flame, Elias Raven 5.16.17 Quills and Daggers, Chris Genovese 5.30.17
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Learning To Breathe Again

Author : Kelli Heneghan
ISBN : 1940634318
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She only wanted a place to stay and some time to heal; He was only trying to help out a friend. Bayleigh Morrow just wants to hide from the world for a little while, recover fromall the knocks she's been taking lately. What better place than small-town Texas, where she can reconnect with her brother, meet her new sister-in-law, and just be left alone? Jack Williams has no intention of ever falling in love again. One betrayal was enough for him. But when Bayleigh almost collapses in his office, he's determined to help her and keep her safe. Stranded by an ice storm, Jack is the only one there to pick up the pieces when she has a panic attack. Sparks begin to fly and flames ignite as these two love-wary souls find their way out of the darkness and learn to breathe again.
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The Waiting Game

Author : Jessica Thompson
ISBN : 9781444776577
Genre : Fiction
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'The moon was speckled like a bird's egg. It hung reliably in the blackness above Will Turnbull and Nessa Grier who sat side by side on a bench as the leaves fell around them, landing softly on the thick, wet grass. Their knees were just touching, hearts pounding hard.' Nessa Bruce waits for her husband to come through the double doors. She'd waited for him to return home from Afghanistan for what felt like forever, and now the moment was finally here. But Jake isn't... Jake Bruce hasn't come home, and it looks like he never will. Nessa's life - and that of her daughter Poppy - is turned upside down in an instant. What has happened to the elusive man at the centre of their world? They hold onto the hope that he is still out there somewhere, alive... but as time passes by, Nessa is forced to look at her life, at the decisions she has made and the secrets she has kept. For maybe somewhere within it all lies the answer to the question she's desperate to answer - where is the man she loves? The Waiting Game is perfect for reading groups with lots of twists and turns, and big topics such as mental ilness, discussed in a fresh and sensitive way.
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Learning To Fulfill The Needs Of Your Self

Author : Faith H. Charles Ph D
ISBN : 9781477162101
Genre : Self-Help
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An interesting and valuable tool to assess the significance of a complex of psychosocial factors affecting the mental and physical health of us all. Its an innovative idea and deserves exposure. Eric Fine, MD Dr. Charles has an amazing ability to make a difficult concept easily understood. Justin Parr, MD She presents a natural and practical way to fulfill your needs and bring harmony to your life. Edward Pratowski, author of Writing for the Deep People
Category: Self-Help