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Manxiety

By Dylan Jones
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Biteback Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781785901287
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 947
  • File Pdf: manxiety.pdf

Book Summary:

Masculinity, it appears, is in crisis. Diminished by feminists, mocked by their peers and ridiculed by the media, it seems not a week goes by when men are not being accused of being too violent, too stupid or too sexual. The world in which men roamed the planet with an innate sense of entitlement, comfortable in their role in a society that deemed them the stronger, smarter, intrinsically superior sex, has been replaced with one filled with ‘manxiety’, where men feel slighted by the people they work for (or don’t), by the friends they feel they can’t possibly compete with and by the women they date. With typical wit and unrestrained perspicacity, Dylan Jones explores the myriad reasons that men appear to be in a perpetual state of stress, wondering where they fit into a world that seemingly no longer has any use for them. Could it be time for a men’s movement, he asks, something that encourages men to ‘fight back’ and brings them back into the fold? Or are men simply over-reacting to a welcome redressing of the balance of the sexes? Should men just get over themselves, dust off that old bravado and, well, man up?

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Utilizes the resonance principle to explain the ways in which the electronic media is reviving nonlinear communication in modern society

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  • Pages : 248
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In Manning Up, Manhattan Institute fellow and City Journal contributing editor Kay Hymowitz argues that the gains of the feminist revolution have had a dramatic, unanticipated effect on the current generation of young men. Traditional roles of family man and provider have been turned upside down as “pre-adult” men, stuck between adolescence and “real” adulthood, find themselves lost in a world where women make more money, are more educated, and are less likely to want to settle down and build a family. Their old scripts are gone, and young men find themselves adrift. Unlike women, they have no biological clock telling them it's time to grow up. Hymowitz argues that it's time for these young men to “man up.”

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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World-renowned neuroscientist and author of Healthy Brain, Happy Life has developed an “absolute game-changer” (Conscious Conversations Podcast) for managing unwarranted anxiety and turning it into a powerful asset. We are living in the age of anxiety, a situation that often makes us feel as if we are locked into an endless cycle of stress, sleeplessness, and worry. But what if we had a way to leverage our anxiety to help us solve problems and fortify our well-being? What if, instead of seeing anxiety as a curse, we could recognize it for the unique gift that it is? As a neuroscientist, Dr. Wendy Suzuki has discovered a paradigm-shifting truth about anxiety: yes, it is uncomfortable, but it is also essential for our survival. In fact, anxiety is a key component of our ability to live optimally. Every emotion we experience has an evolutionary purpose, and anxiety is designed to draw our attention to a number of negative emotions. If we simply approach anxiety as something to avoid, get rid of, or dampen, we actually miss an opportunity to not only manage the symptoms of anxiety better but also discover ways to improve our lives. Listening to our worries from a place of curiosity, instead of fear, can actually guide us onto a path that leads to joy. “Suzuki draws on decades of neuroscience, including her own research, and leavens her learning with a little personal storytelling to create a practical, science-backed guidebook for those seeking such a transformation” (The Wall Street Journal).

From Anxiety to Love

By Corinne Zupko
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  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Isbn : 9781608685066
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 292
  • File Pdf: from-anxiety-to-love.pdf

Book Summary:

Get Ready for Unstoppable Inner Peace Author Corinne Zupko undertook her study of psychology out of necessity when debilitating anxiety threatened to derail her life. Seeking ways to do more than temporarily alleviate her symptoms, Corinne began to study A Course in Miracles (ACIM), mindfulness meditation, and the latest therapeutic approaches for treating anxiety. In From Anxiety to Love, she shares what she learned and gently guides you through the process, helping you undo anxiety-based thinking and fostering mindful shifts in your thoughts and actions. Whether struggling with everyday stress or near-crippling discomfort, you will find that Corinne’s approach offers a new way of healing from — rather than just coping with — fear and anxiety.

A Brush with Love

By Mazey Eddings
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Isbn : 9781250805997
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 727
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Book Summary:

Nine out of ten dentists agree, Mazey Eddings's rom-com A Brush with Love makes your smile brighter!* *not scientifically proven Harper is anxiously awaiting placement into a top oral surgery residency program when she crashes (literally) into Dan. Harper would rather endure a Novocaine-free root canal than face any distractions, even one this adorable. A first-year dental student with a family legacy to contend with, Dan doesn’t have the same passion for pulling teeth that Harper does. Though he finds himself falling for her, he is willing to play by Harper’s rules. So with the greatest of intentions and the poorest of follow-throughs, the two set out to be “just friends.” But as they get to know each other better, Harper fears that trading fillings for feelings may make her lose control and can't risk her carefully ordered life coming undone, no matter how drool-worthy Dan is. Blood, gore, and extra-long roots? No problem. The idea of falling in love? Torture.

Parenting Dual Exceptional Children

By Denise Yates
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  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Isbn : 9781787758117
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 996
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Book Summary:

This is the first comprehensive guide for parents of children with Dual and Multiple Exceptionality (DME, sometimes called Twice Exceptionality or 2E). Children with high learning potential may also have conditions such as ASD, ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia, having 'flashes of brilliance' in some areas whilst needing additional support in others. As a result, their abilities may not always be recognised in an educational setting. This book takes a strengths-based approach towards helping parents recognise and focus on their child's areas of potential to support them towards better attainment and self-esteem, and build on these abilities while also identifying and addressing areas of difficulty. It provides an understanding of the mixed learning profile of DME children, explaining why they excel in some areas but not others, as well as guidance for parents on working positively with schools and providing their child with the support they need. With stories, quotes from parents and examples throughout, this is an essential guide to helping DME children achieve their full untapped potential.

Anxiety and Cognition

By Michael Eysenck
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Isbn : 9781317775034
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 204
  • File Pdf: anxiety-and-cognition.pdf

Book Summary:

It is argued in this book that there are three major approaches to anxiety. First, there is anxiety as an emotional state. Second, there is trait anxiety as a dimension of personality. Third, there is anxiety as a set of anxiety disorders. What is attempted is to produce a unified theory of anxiety which integrates all these major approaches. According to this unified theory, there are four sources of information which influence the level of experienced anxiety: (1) experimental stimulation; (2) internal physiological activity; (3) internal cognitions, (e.g., worries); and (4) one's own behaviour. The unified theory is essentially based on a cognitive approach. More specifically, it is assumed that individual differences in experienced anxiety between those high and low in trait anxiety depend largely on cognitive biases. It is also assumed that the various anxiety disorders depend on cognitive biases, and that the main anxiety disorders differ in terms of the source of information most affected by such biases (e.g., social phobics have biased interpretation of their own behaviour). In sum, this book presents a general theory of anxiety from the cognitive perspective. It is intended that this theory will influence theory and research on emotion, personality, and the anxiety disorders.

London Rules

By Dylan Jones
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  • Publisher : Biteback Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781785900754
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 724
  • File Pdf: london-rules.pdf

Book Summary:

We are constantly being told that 1966, the very first iteration of Swinging London, was the time when the city was at its cultural, most fashionable height. And if not 1966, then it's the punk '70s or the Britpop '90s when London was meant to be most fun. Not so, argues GQ's Dylan Jones. Not only is London the greatest, most dynamic and diverse city in the world - it's never been better than it is now. Comparison may be the thief of joy, and it might be invidious to square London off against New York, Milan or Paris - which is heavier, a tonne of feathers or a tonne of gold? - but right now there is no other city in the world like it. It is already the greatest city of the twenty-first century, the one true global cultural megalopolis, the one true cocksure city-state, and we need to shout about it from the top of every tall building in town.

Hormone Intelligence

By Aviva Romm, M.D.
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 9780062796240
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 315
  • File Pdf: hormone-intelligence.pdf

Book Summary:

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • #1 GLOBE AND MAIL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER You are not broken. Being a woman is not a diagnosis. Take your body back with the groundbreaking new science for women in Hormone Intelligence. Hormonal. We all know what it means when we hear it – and feel it. While hormonal shifts are natural throughout women’s lives, too many experience distressing period symptoms, struggle daily with PCOS, endometriosis, a fertility challenge, pain, low sex drive, sleep problems, acne, bloating, hot flashes, and more – all due to hormone-related problems. And too many are unable to get the answers they’re really seeking from their doctors. There is a solution. In Hormone Intelligence, Yale trained and internationally renowned women’s health expert, Dr. Aviva Romm, helps you identify the root causes of your symptoms and guides you through a 6-week proven program to achieve lifelong hormonal and gynecologic health. Using a holistic, dietary and lifestyle changing approach, Hormone Intelligence goes beyond treating symptoms to the deeper factors impacting women’s health, so you can reclaim your body, hormones, and self. Inside Hormone Intelligence, you’ll find: · Hormone Health 101: Understand the key components of the hormone epidemic and associated dietary and lifestyle triggers. · Symptoms and Root Causes Demystified: Discover what your symptoms are saying about your hormones with quizzes, checklists, trackers, and more. · A 6-Week Action Plan: Learn what foods you should indulge and avoid, how to repair your microbiome to support hormone health, how to identify environmental hormone disruptors, engage your body’s natural detoxification systems and reduce hidden inflammation, and the lifestyle changes that lead to happy, healthy hormones. · Delicious, done-for-you meal plans to take you through the entire program, including vegan options. Hormone Intelligence is an invitation to a whole new relationship with your body and hormones, the exhale you’ve been waiting for, and the first step on the road to realizing that a diagnosis does not have to be your destiny. Extended references, a complete index, and additional resources for Hormone Intelligence can be found at the author's website.