Author: R. A. Melos
Release Date: 2001-04-01
DARE TO CARE DARE TO REDISCOVER THE ART OF CARING THE CONCEPT OF CARING IS A FAMILIAR SOUNDING ONE AND YET IT IS SOMEWHAT ALLUSIVE TO MOST OF US. DARE TO CARE IS A PRACTICAL LOOK AT CARING CONCEPTS. NOW IS THE TIME FOR PERSONAL REFLECTION CONCERNING THE ART OF CARING. CARING IS AT THE CORE OF EVERY PERSONAL INTERACTION. THE TIME HAS COME TO EXAMINE THE ATTITUDES THAT IMPACT THOSE PEOPLE WHO SHARE THE SPACE OF OUR LIVES. DARE TO CARE IS A SIMPLE CONVERSATION FROM ONE PERSON'S HEART TO YOURS. IT INITIATES A DIALOGUE THAT WILL CHALLENGE YOUR THINKING CONCERNING WHY, HOW AND WHAT WE CARE ABOUT. TODAY'S WORLD HAS SO MANY UNCERTAINTIES AROUND US. THE ONE THING WE MUST CLING TO IS OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH THOSE WE CARE ABOUT. WE WILL LOOSE OUR HUMANITY IF WE LOOSE OUR ABILITY TO CARE. DARE TO CARE GIVES GUIDANCE AND PRACTICAL DIRECTION TO REACH OUT AND EFFECT CHANGE IN THOSE AREAS THAT STIR OUR PASSIONS. DARE TO CARE IS A CHALLENGE TO HONE THESE CARING SKILLS AND BEGIN TO PUT THEM INTO PRACTICE. IT IS A CHALLENGE TO ALL OF US. IT IS A CHALLENGE TO PUT ACTIONS TO THE DES1EES OF OUR HEARTS. THE ART OF CARING IS AT EVERYONE'S DISPOSAL IF WE ONLY DARE TO CARE.
Author: Barry J. Jacobs
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2006-03-17
Caring for a parent whose health is in decline turns the world upside down. The emotional fallout can be devastating, but it doesn't have to be that way. Empathic guidance from an expert who's been there can help. Through an account of two sisters and their ailing mother--interwoven with no-nonsense advice--The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers helps family members navigate tough decisions and make the most of their time together as they care for an aging parent. The author urges readers to be honest about the level of commitment they're able to make and emphasizes the need for clear communication within the family. While acknowledging their guilt, stress, and fatigue, he helps caregivers reaffirm emotional connections worn thin by the routine of daily care. This compassionate book will help families everywhere avoid burnout and preserve bonds during one of life's most difficult passages.
Author: Joseph E. Bosiljevac Jr.
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
This is the story of a patient with Stage III breast cancer who chose treatment using complementary and alternative methods over conventional medical therapy. She is currently seventeen years post diagnosis with no evidence of tumor. Her personal story in her own words is presented as well as a scientific analysis by the author as a medical case study. A commentary about use of conventional and alternative methods in cancer and overall health is included.
Author: Janina Fisher
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2017-02-24
Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors integrates a neurobiologically informed understanding of trauma, dissociation, and attachment with a practical approach to treatment, all communicated in straightforward language accessible to both client and therapist. Readers will be exposed to a model that emphasizes "resolution"—a transformation in the relationship to one’s self, replacing shame, self-loathing, and assumptions of guilt with compassionate acceptance. Its unique interventions have been adapted from a number of cutting-edge therapeutic approaches, including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems, mindfulness-based therapies, and clinical hypnosis. Readers will close the pages of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors with a solid grasp of therapeutic approaches to traumatic attachment, working with undiagnosed dissociative symptoms and disorders, integrating "right brain-to-right brain" treatment methods, and much more. Most of all, they will come away with tools for helping clients create an internal sense of safety and compassionate connection to even their most dis-owned selves.
Author: Michael C. Brannigan
Publisher: Lexington Books
Release Date: 2015-08-27
This book raises questions about what really matters through its account of Japan’s March 11, 2011, triple catastrophe of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown, exploring the relationship between culture, community, and disaster.
In 1989 I met Ron; it was love at first sight, which later became a nightmare. My life was one of devastating choices in order to survive. My children and I were ensnared in a trap of brutality that was hauntingly real. The decision I made in order to live one more day under tortuous circumstances prevented him from killing me allowing my children and me to survive. With one bag of food at my door I fed my kids for a week, we were literally without a dime. My strength and willful confidence kept us going and my children believed in me, that was what kept us alive. Today I can honestly say- Ive come a long way.
Author: Susan Shaw
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Fourteen-year-old Joey Campbell knows that he is lucky to be one of the survivors of the school fire. But really, how much luck is involved when he is the lone student to stand up during a fire drill? The only one who insists on getting out of the classroom? Joey’s best friend, Maureen, thankfully decides to follow, but the remaining twenty-four people in Room E201 are swallowed in the mysterious blaze that engulfs their school. Other than Joey's classroom, the rest of the students heed the fire alarm and survive, but grief-stricken parents and classmates have no one to lash out against except Joey and Maureen. Behind a fence that his dad builds for their own safety, Joey deals with rage, sorrow, and helplessness in equal measure. Some solace can be found within the pages of his journal, but ultimately he must face the living in order to accept everyone and everything that is dead and gone.
Author: Bun T. Lim
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release Date: 2007-04-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
This is a true story about one of many family's life and death in Cambodia during The Khmer Rouge Regime. What we did to survive, to escape to a better place and hope for a better life. We've lost many family members during the bloodshed of The Khmer Rouge. The four of us were very fortunate to survive these ordeals. With luck, faith, perseverance and survival instinct, we've escaped Cambodia and made it to America.
This is a true book about my life and the expectations I never received from birth to a young girl. Now that I am older I wonder about my mothers love for me. In this book you will read the 18 years of my life, about the mountains I had to climb, and the rivers I had to cross, but with gods help I was able to get through. As the years went past I begin to realize who it was that brought me through, and Im still thanking him.