Many of us view language as a tool, a means by which to communicate our thoughts and emotions. But is there more to language than just "talk"? Can learning languages actually change the way you think? In "The Language Imperative," best-selling author and linguistic scholar Suzette Haden Elgin examines the power of language to shape our lives. She confronts some of the most pressing issues parents and educators face today: Is it a good or bad idea for Americans to have
No matter what style you choose, you can take care of your hair so that it: --heals from any damage caused by heat or chemicals --grows to its maximum length and thickness --is soft and manageable --is controlled by you, not the other way around! Lisa Akbari, leading researcher into black women's hair, teaches you how to: --tell what hair type and texture you have so you're using the right products --shampoo and condition for the best hair possible --use heat and chemicals safely and
Elgin applies her revolutionary system of verbal self-defense to the issue of wellness, showing that illness often has language-related causes, and leads readers to health-promoting language behavior.
The online business industry is booming even in today’s struggling economic environment. The internet is the most cost-effective way and most accessible channel to start any kind of business, so it’s the perfect arena to start your own company and take charge of your financial future. With many people having a hard time finding work in the real world, the internet has become a goldmine of opportunities. Literally, it is a goldmine because even the most specialized niche can find a lucrative
Language and the Pursuit of Happiness This compelling new book shares a way of understanding your language and your conversations (including those you have with yourself!) that has proven to be a powerful, practical basis for real change and lasting improvements - at home, at work and everywhere in between. Here is the promise of this new book by personal coach and seminar leader Chalmers Brothers: We speak ourselves into the world, w... Full description
For both clinicians and their clients there is tremendous value in understanding the psychophysiology of trauma and knowing what to do about its manifestations. This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory.
Womenself-esteem.com highly recommends Jewels Treasured by Her Family. Filled with a unique reality, imagination & humor, it is a must for readers, young and old. -Dorothy Lafrinere, Editor & Creator of www.womensselfesteem.com I was hooked after the first couple of pages. The author has a unique way of bringing the characters in her book alive, making it an enjoyable read. -A. W. Nutter, Author of Daddyas Game and Shimmer A wonderful book filled with stories inside of stories.
Have you ever struggled in your meditation time? Would you like to know a real working method for memorizing the entire bible? In this short book you'll learn the 5 simple secrets you need to memorize any book in the bible. You will discover exactly how God can help you memorize the scriptures, and apply them daily. It is a real working method that will propel your knowledge in the Word of God beyond anything you could ever imagine. After applying these easy principles you'll find yourself
The Developer's Code isn't about the code you write, it's about the code you live by. There are no trite superlatives here. Packed with lessons learned from more than a decade of software development experience, author Ka Wai Cheung takes you through the programming profession from nearly every angle to uncover ways of sustaining a healthy connection with your work. You'll see how to stay productive even on the longest projects. You'll create a workflow that works with you, not against you. And
Chic is the word and French chic is the most stylish of all. In this book a top fashion journalist reveals the secrets of French style and shows how women can make French chic, allure, and confidence a part of their own style. A very colourful and stylish, Iconic book.