books about: attention
My One Word: Change Your Life With Just One Word
The concept of My One Word is simple. Lose the long list of resolutions—all your sweeping promises to change—and do something about one thing this year instead of nothing about everything. Choose just one word that represents what you most hope God will do in you, and focus on it for an entire year. This single act will force clarity and concentrate your efforts. As you focus on your word over an extended period of time, you position ...
Planting Seeds with Music and Songs : Practicing Mindfulness with Children
Parallax Press, 2013
Planting Seeds with Music and Songs is an audio-enhanced eBook. Recorded audio music and song lyrics from the book are included with this new digital edition. Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children is the fruit of decades of development and innovation in the Plum Village community's collective practice with children. Based on Thich Nhat Hanh's over 30 years of teaching mindfulness and compassion to parents, teachers, and ...
The Little Monster: Growing Up With ADHD
Diagnosed with ADHD while he was a struggling college student, Robert Jergen's incredible life story progresses from being a happy child who enjoyed school and wanted to learn to a state of withdrawal and depression because of the constant reprimands from his parents and teachers. By eighth grade, Jergen had twice tried killing himself. By college, he was an alcoholic. Finally, when he thought he was going to end up in a "white padded room," ...
Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of Your Child ...
Discover the revolutionary way to harness the brain's capacity to heal itself Supported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help any child, who has been diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disorders. In this supportive and hands-on book, Anat Baniel guides parents through the nine essentials of the method, each one designed to ...
All Dogs Have ADHD
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world to explore a variety of traits that will be instantly recognisable to those who are familiar with ADHD. Following the style of the award-winning All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome, charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and ...
The School Psychologist's Survival Guide (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)
A practical and accessible guide for helping school psychologists meet their everyday challenges In this newest addition to the Jossey-Bass "Survival Guide" series, popular blogger Rebecca Branstetter offers help for school psychologists who must often travel to multiple school sites, deal with students with severe disabilities, meet with concerned parents, and manage school crises. The book is filled with practical advice, proven strategies, ...
The House at Pooh Corner
A. A. Milne
Tigger finds his way to the Hundred Acre Wood, and Pooh and his friends meet the bounciest creature they've ever seen. He can climb trees (but not down), and sometimes his bounce lands gloomy donkeys in the water. Will the others succeed in unbouncing him? 2 cassettes.
The Complete Far Side: 1980-1994
Andrews McMeel Publishing
New York Times best-seller! Â "Every one of these cartoons is just something that drifted into my head when I was alone with my thoughts. And, for better or worse, I 'jotted' them down. It was only later, when perhaps I received an angry letter from someone, that it struck me: Hey! Someone's been reading my diary!" --Gary Larson, from the preface to The Complete Far Side Â Revered by its fans as the funniest, most ...
Tales from the Odyssey, Part 1 (Trade Bind-up)
Mary Pope Osborne
Hyperion Book CH
Giants and Cannibals! Wonders and Witches! One Amazing Hero. Brave Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas, and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant. If he ever wants to see his family again, he will have to face hungry cannibals, outwit a beautiful witch, and sail past a six-headed serpent. His journey is the ultimate test of endurance and courage. In this exciting series, best-selling author Mary Pope Osborne retells Homer’s ...
Easy to Love but Hard to Raise: Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories
Adrienne Ehlert Bashista
An anthology of personal essays written by parents of children with ADD, ADHD, OCD, PDD, ASDs, SPD, PBD and/or other alphabet soup diagnoses that takes the already difficult job of parenting and adds to the challenge. These essays focus on honest feelings, lessons learned, epiphanies, commonplace and extraordinary experiences. They are written by parents of toddlers, young children, teens, and adult children; those who are in the parenting ...
Personal Productivity Secrets: Do what you never thought possible with your time and attention... and regain ...
Learn tried-and-tested methods for optimal personal productivity! Ever find yourself more than a bit overwhelmed by the constant influx of e-mail and reminders as well as the ever-present calendars, to-do lists, miscellaneous paper, and sticky notes? Add to that, myriad devices that were originally intended to make us more efficient, but in reality, only end up forcing us to juggle even more. Our brains aren't wired for all this, but we can ...
Guided Mindfulness Meditation Series 3
Ten Guided Mindfulness Practices to Cultivate Intimacy with the Present Moment and Your Life In a world where our attention gets distracted and diverted at every turn, mindfulness brings it back and stabilizes it where it matters most-in the here and now. With Guided Mindfulness Meditation Series 3 , Jon Kabat-Zinn leads you with friendliness and care through 10 "mindfulness landscapes," including: The Soundscape and Mindscape-Bringing ...
Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
The Guilford Press, 2013
"I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective ...
Leap of Perception: The Transforming Power of Your Attention
Atria Books/Beyond Words, 2013
Step into a Transformed World Age is speeding to a point where life will soon make a “leap” into the Intuition Age. The resulting reality will function according to different rules and we’ll know ourselves as a new kind of human being. We’ll live in a world that’s functioning entirely in the present moment, close to the speed of light. As the world increases in frequency, we’re embracing the idea that life improves when we ...
Movers, Dreamers, and Risk-Takers: Unlocking the Power of ADHD
Learn to tap the skills and talents unique to those with ADHD and enhance your ability to succeed socially, academically, and in your career. An inability to focus, impulsiveness, misbehavior, frequent daydreaming, and a predisposal to addiction are frequently referenced traits of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). But what about the gifts of ADHD? In Movers, Dreamers, and Risk Takers, Kevin Roberts, author of Cyber Junkie, ...
Born to FREAK: A Salty Primer for Irrepressible Humans
Sarah Seidelmann LLC, 2012
Praise for Born to FREAK: I have never ever EVER seen a book create such genuine FUN and combine it with meaty, juicy, deep content. The author makes it look easy. I love the writing, the graphic, the design, the loose easy feel, and how each little nugget of the substance is so interesting and helpful. Here's the thing: This book will make you remember that you are in love with yourself. And THAT will make you make our world an even lovelier ...
Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a Child with ADHD
Grace-Everett Press, 2014
2014 USA Book News Awards Winner: Finalist, Parenting & Family Most books on ADHD don't dare expose the genuine grit of the moment-by-moment peaks and valleys of this special parenthood -- the gut-wrenching, crying on the bathroom floor, feeling like you're losing your mind truth of the matter that is learning to successfully parent a child with ADHD. Boy Without Instructions changes that. Williams shares her unfiltered ...
The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: Achieve More Success with Less Stress
Time management skills that work! A proven method for going from stressed and overwhelmed to peaceful and confident in three easy steps The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment addresses the three key elements of effective time investment: priorities, expectations, and routines. Saunders helps you identify negative mental patterns that sabotage your attempts to change and teaches how to create new "rules" that align thoughts with desired ...
The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids
Silver Winner, National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)—Parenting Resources Gold Honoree, Mom’s Choice Awards—Parenting–Special and Exceptional Needs Every year, tens of thousands of young children are diagnosed with disorders that make it difficult for them to absorb the external world. Parents of sensory kids—like those with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, AD/HD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD—often feel ...
Guaranteed Solutions (for Sex, Worry, Fear, Jealousy, Attention-need, Ego, Discontent)
Life Bliss Foundation (Nithyananda Pub.)
"Guaranteed Solutions" is a book aimed at bringing a radical understanding of our emotions such as sex, fear, worry, attention-need, jealousy, ego and discontentment. The information is a compilation of the worldwide talks that Swamiji has given in meditation workshops such as the Ananda Spurana Program (ASP) and Life Bliss Program (LBP). It introduces us to the seven vital Energy centers in our body called the chakras, whose functioning has a ...
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