Kick Start the New You

Kick Start the New You Author Ingrid Macher
ISBN-10 9781629116198
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Whitaker House
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By picking up this book, you have just taken the first and most important step to losing weight and staying healthy. Certified personal trainer and holistic health coach Ingrid Macher has spent years figuring out what works and what doesn't when it comes to weight loss. For the first time in English, she shares her secrets on how she lost over 50 pounds in 90 days—and kept it off! Don't think of this as a diet. Instead, use it as a manual to help you kick-start your new lifestyle, with Ingrid's simple, step-by-step tips. You will never look—or feel—the same again!

Can I Go Now

Can I Go Now Author Brian Kellow
ISBN-10 9781101620526
Year 2015-09-08
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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“To call Sue Mengers a ‘character’ is an understatement, unless the word is written in all-caps, followed by an exclamation point and modified by an expletive. And based on Brian Kellow’s assessment in his thoroughly researched Can I Go Now? even that description may be playing down her personality a bit.” —Jen Chaney, The Washington Post • A NY Times Culture Bestseller • An Entertainment Weekly Best Pop Culture Book of 2015 • A Booklist Top Ten Arts Book of 2015 • A lively and colorful biography of Hollywood’s first superagent—one of the most outrageous showbiz characters of the 1960s and 1970s whose clients included Barbra Streisand, Ryan O’Neal, Faye Dunaway, Michael Caine, and Candice Bergen Before Sue Mengers hit the scene in the mid-1960s, talent agents remained quietly in the background. But staying in the background was not possible for Mengers. Irrepressible and loaded with chutzpah, she became a driving force of Creative Management Associates (which later became ICM) handling the era’s preeminent stars. A true original with a gift for making the biggest stars in Hollywood listen to hard truths about their careers and personal lives, Mengers became a force to be reckoned with. Her salesmanship never stopped. In 1979, she was on a plane that was commandeered by a hijacker, who wanted Charlton Heston to deliver a message on television. Mengers was incensed, wondering why the hijacker wanted Heston, when she could get him Barbra Streisand. Acclaimed biographer Brian Kellow spins an irresistible tale, exhaustively researched and filled with anecdotes about and interviews more than two hundred show-business luminaries. A riveting biography of a powerful woman that charts show business as it evolved from New York City in the 1950s through Hollywood in the early 1980s, Can I Go Now? will mesmerize anyone who loves cinema’s most fruitful period. From the Hardcover edition.

La Dieta para Perder Peso de Fin de Semana

La Dieta para Perder Peso de Fin de Semana Author Cherie Calbom
ISBN-10 9781621368502
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 224
Language es
Publisher Charisma Media
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Este libro le ofrece todo lo que necesita saber para emprender un revolucionario programa de alimentación de dos días que desintoxicará su sistema y le ayudará a perder peso rápidamente. Comience la noche del viernes con un jugo o cena de batido verde. Continúe desayunando y almorzando líquidos durante el sábado y el Domingo, termine con una cena de comida cruda la noche del domingo. La clave de esta dieta es que es factible y fácil de seguir, y sólo requiere de un compromiso de fin de semana. Es buen método para la limpieza de su sistema y para bajar algunas libras. Si necesita perder más peso, esta dieta lo puede impulsar a cualquier programa de pérdida de peso sin abrumarlo! Los resultados a alcanzar en La dieta para perder peso de fin de semana lo motivará a perder más!

Dime qu comes y te dir qu sientes Think Skinny Feel Fit Spanish edition

Dime qu   comes y te dir   qu   sientes  Think Skinny  Feel Fit Spanish edition Author Alejandro Chabán
ISBN-10 9781501140549
Year 2017-06-06
Pages 288
Language es
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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¿Quieres bajar de peso? Primero pierde tu peso emocional. Alejandro Chabán tenía sobrepeso de niño, sufrió de anorexia y bulimia de adolescente y trató desesperadamente de tener un cuerpo saludable. Luego de haber probado diferentes dietas y ejercicios, y a pesar de haber bajado de peso, él descubrió que en su mente seguía siendo gordo, aunque su cuerpo se veía diferente. Estos sentimientos lo llevaron a desarrollar técnicas para aceptar y transformar al gordito que todos llevamos dentro y, en 2012, a fundar Yes You Can!®, un programa que ha ayudado a miles de personas a establecer un estilo de vida saludable con sabor latino. En Dime qué comes y te diré qué sientes, Alejandro comparte los siete pasos esenciales que lo ayudaron a cambiar sus pensamientos y transformar su cuerpo. Inspirado en anécdotas personales y testimonios, Alejandro explica en detalle qué significa tener sobrepeso emocional, cómo se conectan el bienestar físico con las emociones y cómo identificar mejor los obstáculos emocionales que sobrecargan la mente y el cuerpo. Estos pasos, basados en técnicas prácticas de pensamiento positivo, meditación, aceptación y compromiso, te ayudarán a llevar una vida más feliz y saludable. Ahora por fin podrás cuidarte de la manera que mereces.

The Homemade Chef

The Homemade Chef Author Chef James Tahhan
ISBN-10 9781101990452
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The debut cookbook from the star co-host of Telemundo’s Emmy winning morning show, Un Nuevo Dia, celebrity chef James Tahhan, who has become a household name by offering expert culinary advice with his signature WOW factor. Trained at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, Chef James is known for world-class Pan Latin cuisine at his award-winning restaurant, but his passion extends far beyond his restaurant’s kitchen. When it comes to learning about food, preparation, and everyday cooking, this innovative chef is hard at work finding simple and efficient ways to make your kitchen a creative yet comfortable space in your home. Drawing on his roots as a young home chef, Tahhan shows that anyone can make delicious and impressive dishes for all types of casual and formal occasions. In his debut cookbook, Chef James focuses on simple, high-quality ingredients from different parts of the world and blends them with Latin flavors to create extraordinary food. In addition to the array of spectacular recipes, James invites readers to go behind the scenes of his life as a professional chef, sharing valuable tricks of the trade to help you avoid common kitchen errors, be creative when you miss a step or two, pick the best ingredients at the farmers’ market and the supermarket, and learn foolproof shortcuts for faster food preparation. Whether you already love to cook or are just starting out, Chef James takes home cooking to another level with simple and wholesome meals that are sophisticated, flavorful, and exceptional.

Today I ll Be a Princess

Today I ll Be a Princess Author Paula Croyle
ISBN-10 9781449462864
Year 2015-02-03
Pages 12
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Every little girl wants to be a princess, and every mom knows that the grass isn't always greener on the other side of the castle walls. With its colorful pictures, Today I'll Be a Princess will make both sides happy, encouraging hours of imaginative play. Our heroine imagines all sorts of advantages to being a princess, until she learns that princesses don't get to play in the mud. It's no contest, and the tiara is abandoned in favor of playtime outside.

Bachata and Dominican Identity La bachata y la identidad dominicana

Bachata and Dominican Identity   La bachata y la identidad dominicana Author Julie A. Sellers
ISBN-10 9781476616384
Year 2014-09-19
Pages 304
Language es
Publisher McFarland
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"Dr. Julie Sellers tackles a musical genre that has become a sign of identity among Dominicans in a short amount of time. It is a social X-ray in which bachata synthesizes traits of the people of Quisqueya (Dominican Republic) constructed throughout that country's history. Additionally, this book is the result of rigorous research based in fieldwork in the Dominican Republic and New York that includes the testimony of important representatives of this musical expression."--Alexis Mendez, host, Musica Maestro "La Dra. Julie Sellers aborda un genero musical que en poco tiempo se ha convertido en un signo identitario de los dominicanos. Se trata de una radiografia social donde la bachata sintetiza rasgos de la gente de Quisqueya, construidos a lo largo de la historia dominicana de este pais. Ademas este libro es resultado de una rigurosa investgacion, centralizada en un trabajo de campo (en localidades de Republica Dominicana y en Nueva York) que involucra testimonios de importantes representantes de esta expresion musical."--Alexis Mendez, conductor de "Musica Maestro." Bachata--a guitar-based romantic music that debuted in Santo Domingo's urban shantytowns in the 1960s--is today one of the hottest Latin genres. Still, fans and musicians have not forgotten the social stigma the genre carried for decades. This book interweaves bachata's history and development with the socio-political context of Dominican identity. The author argues that its early disfavor resulted from the political climate of its origins and ties between class and race, and proposes that its ultimate acceptance as a symbol of Dominican identity arose from its innovations, the growth of the lower class, and a devoted following among Dominican migrants. La bachata--una musica de guitarra que se estreno en los barrios populares de Santo Domingo en los anos 60--hoy, es uno de los generos latinos mas populares. No obstante, sus aficionados y sus exponentes recuerdan el estigma social asociado que conllevo por decadas. Este libro entreteje la historia y el desarrollo de la bachata con el contexto socio-politico de la identidad dominicana. La autora plantea que su desaprobacion temprana resulto del clima politico en que nacio y los vinculos entre raza y clase social. Propone que su aceptacion final como simbolo de identidad dominicana surge de sus innovaciones, el crecimiento de la clase baja y sus seguidores leales entre los migrantes dominicanos.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and De escalation Strategies

Autism Spectrum Disorder and De escalation Strategies Author Steve Brown
ISBN-10 9780857009098
Year 2014-12-21
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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This practical guide provides a complete picture of how non-physical and physical interventions can be used to manage behaviour and keep children with autism spectrum disorders or emotional, social and behavioural difficulties safe. With clear advice and strategies that can be easily implemented in practice, Steve Brown explores various options and interventions, and explains how professionals can manage the behaviour of children (aged 3-18) in the safest possible way, promoting assertiveness and confidence. He includes a range of de-escalation and behaviour management strategies, information on risk assessments and legalities, advice on how to create safe spaces, insight into non-verbal communication and positive listening, and an honest and open discussion about the important role of physical interventions and positive handling techniques. Providing clarity and insight into this complex subject, this book will allow professionals working with children and young people with ASD or ESBD to use non-physical interventions with confidence and understand the role of physical interventions as a last resort, within a legal framework.

Measure of Peace

Measure of Peace Author Caethes Faron
ISBN-10 0615850200
Year 2014-06-18
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher
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Measure of Peace is the final installment of the Measure of Devotion trilogy. Other books in the trilogy: Measure of Devotion Measure of Strength Jason and Kale have made a nice life for themselves in Naiara, but all is not as it seems. Jason's hiding a letter with life-changing news, and Kale is plagued by nightmares he can't discuss with Jason. Peace is within their grasp, but unfinished business threatens to disrupt everything. In order to move into their future, they must first face their past and seek answers in the country they fled. Together, they venture back to Arine. Kale is searching for the mother and brother he left behind in slavery. Jason visits his father's deathbed in hopes of finding the man he loved as a child. Neither is prepared for what they find. Their devotion to each other must provide them with the strength to weather the storms they unwittingly enter. If not, the truths they uncover in Arine may leave them too damaged to ever find peace.

The Greater Journey

The Greater Journey Author David McCullough
ISBN-10 1416576894
Year 2011-05-24
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The #1 bestseller that tells the remarkable story of the generations of American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris, the intellectual, scientific, and artistic capital of the western world, fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned, told by America’s master historian, David McCullough. Not all pioneers went west. In The Greater Journey, David McCullough tells the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, and others who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, hungry to learn and to excel in their work. What they achieved would profoundly alter American history. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor in America, was one of this intrepid band. Another was Charles Sumner, whose encounters with black students at the Sorbonne inspired him to become the most powerful voice for abolition in the US Senate. Friends James Fenimore Cooper and Samuel F. B. Morse worked unrelentingly every day in Paris, Morse not only painting what would be his masterpiece, but also bringing home his momentous idea for the telegraph. Harriet Beecher Stowe traveled to Paris to escape the controversy generated by her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Three of the greatest American artists ever—sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, painters Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent—flourished in Paris, inspired by French masters. Almost forgotten today, the heroic American ambassador Elihu Washburne bravely remained at his post through the Franco-Prussian War, the long Siege of Paris, and the nightmare of the Commune. His vivid diary account of the starvation and suffering endured by the people of Paris is published here for the first time. Telling their stories with power and intimacy, McCullough brings us into the lives of remarkable men and women who, in Saint-Gaudens’ phrase, longed “to soar into the blue.

Pacific Burn

Pacific Burn Author Barry Lancet
ISBN-10 9781476794884
Year 2016-02-09
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"In the third book in what will likely be a long and successful series ("San Francisco Magazine"), Japanese antiques dealer and PI Jim Brodie goes up against the CIA, FBI, Department of Homeland Security and a killer operating on both sides of the Pacific."--Provided by publisher.

Zumba

Zumba Author Beto Perez
ISBN-10 159995852X
Year 2014
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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TIRED OF LOGGING HOURS AT THE GYM AND NOT GETTING RESULTS' WANT TO EAT DELICIOUS FOODS AND STILL LOSE WEIGHT' SHAKE THINGS UP AND SLIM DOWN WITH THE WEIGHT LOSS PHENOMENON THAT'S TAKING THE COUNTRY BY STORM ... ZUMBA! Created by celebrity fitness trainer Beto Perez, Zumba combines fun, easy-to-follow dance steps with hot Latin beats to help you shed pounds and inches fast. Now the DVD and classes that have hooked millions are available in book format, with a complete workout program, fat-burning diet, as well as a DVD with a 5-minute instructional demo that shows the basic moves you'll need to learn plus 60 minutes worth of music to help you Zumba your way to the perfect body. Using the principles of interval and resistance training, the simple dance and sculpting moves (inspired by the traditional cumbia, salsa, samba, and merengue) tone and shape your body. And because it burns 600 to 1,000 calories per hour, you don't have to restrict your meals to boring or bland-tasting diet foods. The Zumba diet begins with a 5-Day Express Diet to jump start weight loss (lose up to 9 lbs in 5 days) and then offers 14-day meal plans and recipes that target weight loss in the stomach and thighs. You'll find: ' Hot moves that make you feel like you're on the dance floor-not on the elliptical machine! ' Recipes for mouthwatering meals that boost your metabolism ' Dozens of workout combinations so you never get bored ' An exclusive jump-start program to get you ready for that big event next weekend ' An easy plan to help you keep up your progress and maintain the weight loss So start moving, grooving and losing with Zumba today!