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Open: A Toolkit For How Magic And Messed Up Life Can Be.

Author: Gemma Cairney

Part of a series: A World Book Night Book 2018

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (2017)

Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be is full of honest advice about the big, bad and beautiful things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between.

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Outliers The Story Of Success

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Publisher: Penguin (2009)

Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? In this provocative and inspiring book, Malcolm Gladwell looks at everyone from rock stars to professional athletes, software billionaires to scientific geniuses, to show that the story of success is far more surprising, and far more fascinating, than we could ever have imagined.

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Overcoming Insomnia And Sleep Problems: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Author: Colin A Espie

Publisher: Robinson (2012)

Poor sleep is one of the most common health problems and can leave you feeling exhausted, stressed and run-down. While prescribed medications and over-the-counter remedies rarely offer lasting benefits, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help enormously and is the treatment of choice for insomnia.

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Overcoming Traumatic Stress

Authors: Claudia Herbert, Ann Wetmore

Publisher: Robinson (2008)

Terrible events are very hard to deal with. Those who go through a catastrophic life experience often feel permanently changed by the impact of what has happened. They become numb and shut off from those around them, or grief or guilt may constantly weigh them down. Memories of horrifying scenes may intrude unexpectedly during waking hours while sleep may be disturbed by vivid, unpleasant dreams.

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Overcoming Weight Problems: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Authors: Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert, Clare Grace

Publisher: Robinson (2012)

From their ground-breaking work with CBT techniques in London's only NHS clinic for obesity, Drs Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert and Clare Grace have developed this accessible self-help guide, based on clinically tested methods that will help change thinking and overcome weight problems once and for all. How to:-

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Peanuts

Author: Claire Llewellyn

Publisher: Rigby (2000)

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Prepped

Author: Don Roberto

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2015)

This is the book every young person should have! Don Roberto tells you more-or-less everything you should know when leaving home, whether to university, or elsewhere, in this short guide. Years of real-life experience has been distilled into something that will help you develop as a self-reliant, thinking, creative, active citizen, ready for success in whatever you wish to pursue. Whether it is DIY, buying a car, choosing a subject to study, or looking for a job, there is a whole ton of practical advice, in easy-to-read short chapters, which covers all situations that you could face. Some of them may be common situations, others slightly more unusual incidents that you may not have thought about. Don't want to have to phone mummy and daddy up with your problems? Look them up in here first! Parents - don't want your children bothering you with their problems? Then get them this book! If you want to survive on your own, then you need to read this book.

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Raising Girls

Author: Steve Biddulph

Publisher: Harper (2013)

Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents. The five key stages of girlhood are laid out so that you know exactly what matters at which age, and how to build strength and connectedness into your daughter from infancy onwards

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Self-help For Your Nerves

Author: Claire Weekes

Publisher: Thorsons (1995)

Learn to take your place among people without fear. People recovering from nervous illness refer to Self Help for your Nerves as their 'bible' - they have found it such an invaluable resource. Many readers believe if they had found this book earlier they would have been saved years of unnecessary suffering. Dr Claire SWeekes offers comprehensive advice for coping with nervous stress by illustrating how simply nervous illness can begin and then developing a practical programme for its cure. Self Help for your Nerves shows us how to dispel feelings of bewilderment and fear and start building confidence and understanding. This world-renowned book is recommended by doctors and is used in medical clinics around the globe. It has been published in eight different languages and is an international bestseller.

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Sex Education - A Young Person's Guide

Author: Charlotte Chowder

Publisher: Need2Know (2013)

Sex Education: A Young Person's Guide is targeted to teenagers and pre-teens, beginning around age 11 when they are first introduced to sex education in the UK school system. It is written in plain language at a reading level geared to the target age group. The book's premise is to provide information before the readers are sexually active. This way they will be armed ahead with the information and later, when choices present themselves, may possibly be able call on the decision-making skills introduced. The book is designed to be read by pre-teens and teens alone or together with an adult, or possibly in the context of a sex education class. To facilitate cross-generational discussion, each chapter includes a list of discussion points readers may want address with key adults in their lives. The book is in two parts. The facts section covers basic information about the physical changes of puberty, as well as reproduction, sexually transmitted infections, and safe sex practices. The choices section covers the emotional changes of puberty and the challenges of adolescence. It offers straightforward suggestions for dealing with dating situations and responsible sexual actions.

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