books about: attention
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," ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a Child with ADHD
Grace-Everett Press, 2014
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 thoughts and emotions during her progression through this learning curve during ...
ADHD - Living without Brakes
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
This concise and highly accessible book contains everything that parents and busy professionals need to know about ADHD. The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face. The rest of the book focuses on solutions, based around four rules. Rule number one is keeping it positive: punishments can change behavior, but only positive approaches can improve attitude. Rule number two is ...
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 ...
Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
Richard Guare Phd
Peg Dawson EdD
The Guilford Press
"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
As our holistic view of the world grows and we become more aware of personal and collective energy, our level of perception is transforming from something singular—the physical form—to a greatly expanded awareness that includes intuition, past and present, right and left brain, and heart and body. As our perceptive ability evolves, we must unlearn and relearn the principles of how we live, create, and grow in order to be successful in the ...
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, ...
Movers, Dreamers, and Risk-Takers: Unlocking the Power of ADHD
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, takes a fresh approach to this much-written-about topic to help those with ADHDtheir parents, teachers, and friendsto tap the hidden strengths ...
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 ...
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 ...
Unfolding: Slow Down, Drop In, Dare More
White Cloud Press, 2013
Unfolding is a book women want to share with each other mothers, daughters, sisters and friends because it reflects and leads back to their own wise self. Unfolding speaks to a woman’s heart not her intellect. Some books are about information. For example, they tell you how far it is to the moon and the circumference of it. Some books are how to books. They tell you how to reach the moon. Metaphorically speaking, Unfolding is about ...
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