books about: temperament
Staying Focused In A Hyper World (Volume 1)
For the past 30 years, John Gray has taught us how we are different and given us new insights into better communication and stronger relationships. We need more than new communication skills and an understanding of our differences to have healthy relationships these days. We also need the nutritional support necessary for positive moods, sustained energy and most importantly, focus. Without focus, communication breaks down in all relationships ...
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
Marc Weissbluth M.D.
One of the country's leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving--and preventing--your children's sleep problems Here Dr. Marc Weissbluth, a distinguished pediatrician and father of four, offers his groundbreaking program to ensure the best sleep for your child. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child , he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework ...
Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence
Prometheus Nemesis Book Co
For the past twenty years Keirsey has continued to investigate personality differences, to refine his theory of the four temperaments and to define the facets of character that distinguish one from another. His findings form the basis of Please Understand Me II , an updated and greatly expanded edition of the book, far more comprehensive and coherent than the original, and yet with much of the same easy accessibility. One major addition is ...
The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World
Marti Olsen Laney Psy.D.
Workman Publishing Company
At least one out of four people prefers to avoid the limelight, tends to listen more than they speak, feels alone in large groups, and requires lots of private time to restore their energy. They're introverts, and here is the book to help them boost their confidence while learning strategies for successfully living in an extrovert world. After dispelling common myths about introverts-they're not necessarily shy, aloof, or antisocial-- The ...
Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: Eliminating Conflict by ...
Robert J. Mackenzie
In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Setting Limits author Robert MacKenzie is back with even more time-proven methods for dealing with misbehavior and creating positive, respectful, and rewarding relationships with children prone to acting out and disobedience. Disruptive misbehavior, constant power struggles, manipulative or aggressive behavior--the challenges facing parents and teachers of strong-willed children can seem ...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue ...
The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them
The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers. With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person , Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of “high sensitivity” and to show how it affects the lives of those who ...
Personality Plus: How to Understand Others by Understanding Yourself
A revealing "personality profile" self-test and Littauer's insightful advice help readers better understand themselves and others. A best-seller.
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, ...
Jane Nelsen Ed.D.
Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love your child, there will be moments filled with frustration, anger, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my four-year-old deliberately lie to me? Why won’t my three-year-old listen to me? Should I ever spank my preschooler when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come ...
Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types
B & D Books
Does your spouse's need to alphabetically organize books on the shelves puzzle you? Do your boss's tsunami-like moods leave you exasperated? Do your child's constant questions make you batty? If you've ever wanted to change your mate, your coworkers, or a family member, then "Put down your chisel," advise David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates in this book of personality types. We are different for a reason, and that reason is probably more ...
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Kay Redfield Jamison
The definitive work on the profound and surprising links between manic-depression and creativity, from the bestselling psychologist of bipolar disorders who wrote An Unquiet Mind . One of the foremost psychologists in America, “Kay Jamison is plainly among the few who have a profound understanding of the relationship that exists between art and madness” (William Styron). The anguished and volatile intensity associated with the artistic ...
Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook
Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
William Morrow Paperbacks
The Essential Companion Workbook To The National Bestseller Raising Your Spirited Child, In this companion workbook, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka brings readers into her world-famous workshops, where she offers parents and educators insights, emotional support and proven strategies for dealing with spirited children. The key word that distinguishes spirited children from other children is "more" -- more intense, more persistent, more sensitive and ...
The Dog Breed Bible: Descriptions and Photos of Every Breed Recognized by the AKC
D. Caroline Coile Ph.D.
Barron's Educational Series
This heavily illustrated directory describes every canine breed recognized by the AKC. It includes recently recognized breeds, such as the Norwegian Buhund, the Pyrenean Shepherd, and the Swedish Vallhund. A succinct description of each dog cites its origins, its physical and temperamental traits, its average life span, all major health concerns, and its special needs, such as training, grooming, exercise, and adaptability to specific ...
The Harvard Dictionary of Music (Harvard University Press Reference Library)
This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music. The Harvard Dictionary of Music has long been admired for its wide range as well as its reliability. ...
Is That Me Yelling?: A Parent's Guide to Getting Your Kids to Cooperate Without Losing Your Cool
Rona Renner RN
New Harbinger Publications
Being a parent is hard work! And when your child refuses to do even the little thingslike picking up their toys, taking a bath, or getting in the car to go to schoolit’s easy to become frustrated. But what if there was a gentle, effective way for you to improve your kid's behavior without losing your cool or raising your voice? In Is That Me Yelling? leading authority on parenting, Rona Renner outlines effective communication strategies ...
Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent
Meredith F. Small
New parents are faced with innumerable decisions to make regarding the best way to care for their baby, and, naturally, they often turn for guidance to friends and family members who have already raised children. But as scientists are discovering, much of the trusted advice that has been passed down through generations needs to be carefully reexamined. A thought-provoking combination of practical parenting information and scientific analysis, ...
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America
Penguin Press HC, The
"That certain groups do much better in America than others as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged. The irony is that the facts actually debunk racial stereotypes. There are black and Hispanic subgroups in the United States far outperforming many white and Asian subgroups. Moreover, there’s a demonstrable arc to group ...
The Temperament God Gave You: The Classic Key to Knowing Yourself, Getting Along with Others, and Growing ...
Sophia Institute Press
Unlock the secret of your personality and learn how to be a better spouse, parent, friend, & Christian! All of us are born with distinct personality traits. Some of us live for crowds and parties; others seek solitude and time for quiet reflection. Some of us are naturally pushy, while others are content just to get along. We don't pick and choose these traits; they're just part of the way we're made. For in the womb God doesn't merely mold ...
The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You
Do you fall in love hard, but fear intimacy? Are you sick of being told that you are “too sensitive”? Do you struggle to respect a less-sensitive partner? Or have you given up on love, afraid of being too sensitive or shy to endure its wounds? Statistics show that 50 percent of what determines divorce is genetic temperament. And, if you are one of the 20 percent of people who are born highly sensitive, the risk of an unhappy relationship ...
Sacred Pathways: Discover Your Soul's Path to God
Gary L. Thomas
Some Christians effortlessly spend hours in contemplative prayer. Just being around them makes you wish you were that way. Or maybe you are that way, but others are far better at showing God's love in practical ways or courageously standing up for God's kingdom. Why can't you be like them? Maybe you weren't designed to be. In this revised and updated edition of Sacred Pathways, Gary Thomas strips away the frustration of a one-size-fits-all ...
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