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The Little Book of Falling and Getting Up

Author : Lavinia Plonka
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Falls are the leading cause of death due to injury among the elderly. And one of the biggest causes of falling is fear of falling. The ability to "fall well" and get up again is a skill every child has that becomes more elusive as we age. Recent studies measured the morbidity rate of people who cannot get up from the floor. The greater the difficulty, the shorter the life. There is a way to improve one's chances. While many studies point to the importance of maintaining mobility, there are very few programs that actually teach people how to fall, and more importantly, how to recover. Falling is an inevitable part of life. This book teaches people how to use the intelligence of the nervous system to train the body to fall more softly and offers strategies for learning how to get up off the floor with less effort. The Little Book of Falling offers exercises and lessons based on the Feldenkrais Method(R) of Somatic Education. Moshe Feldenkrais was a physicist and a martial artist. A Feldenkrais training includes extensive study on "the art of falling." These lessons are designed to be safe for anyone. The book offers illustrations as well as links where readers can watch short demonstration videos of the various movement strategies offered in the book. Lavinia Plonka is a master teacher of the Feldenkrais Method with over 25 years of experience teaching internationally. She has offered "Falling" Workshops to many retirement communities and is an active member of the Western North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition.

The Little Book of Dream Symbols

Author : Jacqueline Towers
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Did you know that a dream about a blanket can either be a warning to guard your investments or a sign that you can expect financial gain—depending on the context? Or that a dream about lightening generally precedes good luck? From the time Jacob dreamt of a ladder to heaven, through the era of Freud and Jung, right up to the findings of the latest sleep research, the wise have believed that dreams hold important secrets. In this A–Z dictionary of dream symbols, a psychic counselor applies both traditional and scientific approaches to provide a handy key to what your dreams are saying. From anchor to zebra, all dream symbols are analyzed, showing how they bring us messages, reveal our hidden wishes and mental states, and even foretell our future. Readers everywhere will use this little book to learn what their subconscious is trying to communicate. Examples of dreams and their meanings: Alligator: Treachery and secret enemies are about Garlic: You are on the way up and will achieve wealth Snakes: Forthcoming problems and deceit Vermin: Petty irritations Cancer: A long life, if you don’t overdo it! Parking: Time to wind down a relationship This little dictionary is an ideal reference for your nightstand. When you wake from sleep, quickly refer to this book and discover the meaning of your dreams.

Alan s Little Book of Thoughts and Provocations

Author : Alan Jones
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Llewellyn s Little Book of Life Between Lives

Author : The Newton Institute
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Explore exciting new case studies and research findings from the world-famous Newton Institute®. This handy pocket-size book provides an introduction to Life Between Lives, regression hypnotherapy, past life regression, and reincarnation. Discover simple exercises designed to help you make contact with a higher wisdom for answers to your questions and guidance in developing the life you were meant to live. In these pages, you will find expert advice, tips, and techniques for your own journey of spiritual self-discovery. Llewellyn's Little Book of Life Between Lives also explores soul groupings, the Council of Elders, the process of life selection, soul development, and much more. In a warm and wonderful way, this book confirms what many of us suspect—at the end of life, a home filled with everlasting, unconditional love awaits you.

Fall Down Nine Times Get Up Ten

Author : Martin Avery
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"You're going to die," the doctor said. But Canadian author Martin Avery laughed and walked away. Fall Down Nine Times, Get Up Ten tells the story of a man who was told he would never work or walk again, in Canada, but lived to get a better diagnosis of "jing-chi-shen" in China.

The Little Book of Sussex

Author : David Arscott
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The little book of Sussex

The Publishers Circular and Booksellers Record

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Fall Therapy

Author : Ginger Broslat
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Author, Ginger Broslat has done it FALL THERAPY is a book with refreshing, new insight that should be required reading for all of us learning to walk ?in Christ.? God knows we are going to fall many times as we learn to walk. Like good parents with toddlers, He doesn't scold us for falling- but, repeatedly encourages us and reassures us. From a true-life experience the author gleaned rich spiritual lessons, like: - What should you do when you feel your knees begin to buckle? - How the Fetal Roll will protect you when you fall - Getting Up from a Fall is Easier if you Kneel Before You Rise Everyone takes a few tumbles spiritually, or emotionally now and then. The wisdom that springs from FALL THERAPY is, ?You can do it Get up and walk again.? This book of inspiration, hope, courage, an even humor is just what the Doctor (the Great Physician) ordered.

New Outlook

Author : Alfred Emanuel Smith
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Godey s Lady s Book

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Little Book of Autumn

Author : Claire Buss
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Little Book of Autumn Book 7 in the Little Book Series A poetry collection by Claire Buss Autumn is a poetic marvel - all those beautiful colour changes, the weather morphing from summer to winter and a sense of an ending approaching. Join Claire Buss on this seasonal journey through pumpkin spice and crunchy leaves, hibernating hedgehogs and hot chocolate by the bonfire. Take a moment to appreciate the warmth of fall with this collection of twenty-five autumnal poems. Little Book of Autumn is the seventh poetry collection in the Little Book Series.

A short book on the subject of speaking

Author : John Quick
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Practical suggestions for handling formal and informal verbal presentations

The Elementary English Review

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The Little Book of Bells

Author : Eric Hatch
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A short history of the manufacture, legends, and romance of bells from ancient times to the 19th century.

The Lotus and the Rose

Author : Harish Raizada
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Mademoiselle

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Children s Books In Print 1980 1981

Author : Bowker Editorial Staff
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Taj Burrow s Book of Hot Surfing

Author : Taj Burrow
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By 1998, aged 21, Taj Burrow was the number 2 rated surfer in the world. Raised in the WA town of Yallingup, Taj has become the hottest property in surfing. His bio film, Montaj, was voted by Surfer magazine as the best surf movie in the world - so who better to teach you how to surf? TB's Book of Hot Surfing will teach you absolutely everything you'll need to know, from buying your first board and waxing it to your first real turns to crazy air tricks like alley oops and flips. And that's not all! Mixed into this fabulously produced full-colour book are tons of photo sequences, TB's tips on surfing and life (how to avoid being a racist, better tables manners etc), TB's surf-speak and an often hilarious stash of personal anecdotes. The most complete surfing how-to guide ever produced, this will become a must-have for surfers and would-be surfers everywhere.

Hard Rain Falling

Author : Don Carpenter
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A prisoner in San Quentin falls in love with his cellmate.

The Little Book of the Civil War

Author : Harry Adès
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"The American Civil War was the greatest tragedy in American history. As North and South set against each other, three million men were sucked up into what would become the bloodiest, most divisive conflict that the nation would ever suffer. In the 10,000 clashes that made up the War, over 620,000 people lost their lives -- about as many as have perished in all America's other wars combined." -- Back cover.