Author: V Raghunathan
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
‘Raghunathan writes really well . . . there are rare instances where a reviewer thinks; I wish I could write like that. This is one of those rare instances’ —Bibek Debroy in Indian Express In a rare attempt to understand the Indianness of Indians—among the most intelligent people in the world; but also; to a dispassionate eye; perhaps the most baffling—V. Raghunathan uses the props of game theory and behavioural economics to provide an insight into the difficult conundrum of why we are the way we are. He puts under the scanner our attitudes towards rationality and irrationality; selflessness and selfishness; competition and cooperation; and collaboration and deception. Drawing examples from the way we behave in day-to-day situations; Games Indians Play tries to show how in the long run each one of us—whether businessmen; politicians; bureaucrats; or just plain us—stand to profit more if we were to assume a little self-regulation; give fairness a chance and strive to cooperate and collaborate a little more even if self-interest were to be our main driving force.
Author: Charles E. Schaefer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-08-14
"Focusing on the specific ingredients that activate clinical change, this book is enhanced by current research, more ample scope, and an array of contributions in contemporary and relevant topic areas. It is full of inspiration, direction, and grounding. This is a stunning contribution to the field of child therapy." —Eliana Gil, PhD, Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education A practical look at how play therapy can promote mental health wellness in children and adolescents Revised and expanded, The Therapeutic Powers of Play, Second Edition explores the powerful effects that play therapy has on different areas within a child or adolescent's life: communication, emotion regulation, relationship enhancement, and personal strengths. Editors Charles Schaefer and Athena Drewes—renowned experts in the field of play therapy—discuss the different interventions and components of treatment that can move clients to change. Leading play therapists contributed to this volume, supplying a wide repertoire of practical techniques and applications in each chapter for use in clinical practice, including: Direct teaching Indirect teaching Self-expression Relationship enhancement Attachment formation Catharsis Stress inoculation Creative problem solving Self-esteem Filled with clinical case vignettes from various theoretical viewpoints, the second edition is an invaluable resource for play and child therapists of all levels of experience and theoretical orientations.
Culinary fun combines with early literacy skills development in this step-by-step children's cookbook. The simple recipes teach basic cookery skills, introduce children to new vocabulary and teach them how to follow instructions - the Letterland way.
Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of food. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of food and eating. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together. The weekly themes in this book include: favourite food, buying and selling food, fruit and vegetables, food from around the world, fairytale or nursery rhyme food, and food for special occasions.
Author: Melanie Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2012-02-09
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Super Minds is a seven-level course for young learners. This exciting seven-level course enhances your students' thinking skills, improving their memory along with their language skills. Super Minds develops creativity with visualisation exercises and art and craft activities, explores social values with lively stories and encourages cross-curricular thinking with fascinating 'English for school' sections. For ease of use, this Level 1 Teacher's Book is interleaved with pages from the Student's Book. It includes detailed lesson aims, clear instructions and a vast array of extra activities.
Author: Geneen Roth
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-12-21
Embraced by Oprah, the #1 New York Times bestselling guide that explains the connection between eating and emotion from Geneen Roth—noted authority on mindful eating. No matter how sophisticated or wealthy or broke or enlightened you are, how you eat tells all. After three decades of studying, teaching, and writing about our compulsions with food, bestselling author Geneen Roth adds a powerful new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God. A timeless and seminal work, Women Food and God shows how going beyond the food and the feelings takes you deeper into realms of spirit and soul—to the bright center of your own life.
Author: Nicky Silver
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release Date: 1996
THE STORY: Amanda, an anorexic poet of some pretensions, has been married for three weeks, but her husband, Ford, has been missing for two. She calls a crisis hot line and reaches Bea, a volunteer. Bea's answer to Amanda's problems is to diminish t
Author: Foster B. Harris, II
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
Release Date: 2012-05
Food Proof Writingis absolutely deep thinking. Proof Writing takes a Statement, a Truth, a Truth and a Statement. Master of Math and Master of Literature or in my case Gifted. Over 50 year styling since true Proof Writing math and English combine has been released. Such rare writing reads for itself, you decide. History will be made upon release of this first edition. Writing compared to the rare Lewis Carol style. Exclusive signing will make this a rare experience to behold. Food for thoughts, Proof writing a recipe of marinated thoughts. Bon appétit.
Author: Emily Murdoch
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
There are some things you can't leave behind... In If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch, a broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey's younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for her very survival. All they have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good, and two strangers arrive. Suddenly, the girls are taken from the woods and thrust into a bright and perplexing new world of high school, clothes and boys. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, while haunted by a past that won't let her go... a dark past that hides many a secret, including the reason Jenessa hasn't spoken a word in over a year. Carey knows she must keep her sister close, and her secrets even closer, or risk watching her new life come crashing down.