Eating Disorders

The Ultimate Teen Guide

Author: Jessica R. Greene

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0810887746

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 316

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It has been estimated that as many as 15 million people suffer or will suffer from anorexia and bulimia at some point in their lives. Additional statistics suggest that 25 million more suffer from binge eating and other related behaviors. The overwhelming majority of individuals who suffer from eating disorders are girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 25, but young males are not immune to these addictions—and the statistics grow more alarming every year. Eating disorders affect not only those who suffer from them, but family members and friends who feel powerless to help. In Eating Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Jessica R. Greene offers hope for the young women and men who have engaged in these self-destructive urges. In this book, Greene examines the causes and varieties of teen eating disorders and offers advice on how to overcome them. The author looks at how eating disorders are defined, how common they are, and how they are tied into behavioral addictions. In addition to explaining how and why certain people suffer from these compulsions, this book looks at: Social and Cultural Pressures High Risk Groups Myths and Stereotypes Health Repercussions Methods of Prevention Intervention Strategies Treatment Options Recovery Intended to serve as a comprehensive guide, this book also includes a list of resources for teens and their parents. Drawing on input from experts in the field, as well as real-life stories, Eating Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide will help young adults who are struggling with this devastating affliction.

Super Freedom

Create a Worry-Free Financial Future in 6 Steps

Author: Trish Power

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1742469736

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 5851


Super Freedom is just that ? a guide for women to super. This guide has a strong, aspirational focus on what superannuation can provide for women, regardless of their marital circumstances, age or even their current superannuation balances. For women it?s not so much about the actual amount of super they have, but what they can do with it, eg travel, shop, live. Throwing aside the shackles of jargon and terminology, Trish Power?s guide to superannuation for women, provides with women with everything they need to know about how much super they need, getting their super set up, how to increase their super balance, how to move into retirement, insurance and estate planning.

Appetite for Freedom

Video Driven Bible Study for Women with Food Struggles

Author: Heleen Woest

Publisher: Cross Books Pub

ISBN: 9781462733033

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 230

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Appetite for Freedom is a video-driven study to help women overcome food-related struggles such as overeating, stress eating, emotional eating, food addiction, binge eating, bulimia, and anorexia. This interactive member book consists of eleven weeks of personal assignments, five days a week, based on the Bible and material by well-known Christian authors, counselors, and doctors. It can be used with the DVD set, which includes twelve weekly sessions of Heleen Woest's teachings at All Things New, a ministry of City Bible Church in Portland, Oregon. OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THIS STUDY Leader kit-Contains one copy of this member book, one leader guide, and a DVD set (twelve teaching sessions). Available at DVD Set-Includes twelve sessions (thirty minutes each) of live teachings at All Things New, a ministry of City Bible Church in Portland, Oregon. Available at Leader Guide-Suggestions for small-group leaders. Available at Audio CDs-The audio portions of Heleen's teaching. Useful for review or when a participant misses a session. Available at Downloads-Video and audio available at Online Program-Women Struggling with Food: Twelve-Week Online Program and Member Forum. Available at

It's a Dog Eat Dog World

Author: Martin Babb

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141654268X

Category: Humor

Page: 256

View: 2694


Wacky Wisdom about the Weird and Wonderful Things of Life that bring Refreshment to Your Soul Martin Babb's slightly skewed view of the world makes for engaging, enlightening, and enlivening reading as he waxes eloquent about the weird and wonderful things of life. Amid the humor, you'll find spiritual refreshment for your soul and wisdom for living life as God intended. In this hilarious collection of brief writings about the funnier side of life, you'll find titles like: "It's OK to Sing to Mushrooms, but Never Goose a Moose" "What Would Happen if Beauty Ignored the Beast?" "When Life Gives You Cicadas, Make Earrings" "What Happens When You Squeeze a Chihuahua?" "Did the Pilgrims Drive a Mayflower Subcompact?" "The Best Stage for a Teenager Is the One That's Leaving Town" Each humorous essay is just two or three pages long and concludes with an easy-to-swallow lesson. But you'll hardly feel the lessons for the laughter. Take a much-needed break, put your feet up, relax, and prepare to laugh. Your soul will be hilariously refreshed.

Life Lessons For Women

7 Essential Ingredients for a Balanced Life

Author: Stephanie Marston,Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446489604

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 5389


The bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series has inspired and brought comfort and guidance to over 85 million readers worldwide. Now, creators Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have teamed up with the internationally acclaimed women's expert Stephanie Marston to take the series to a new level. Combining heartwarming stories with practical tools and exercises for creating balance, love, health and happiness in their lives, Life Lessons for Women will show women of all ages how they can achieve the life they aspire to. These uplifting and touching accounts reveal that women are not alone in the troubles and anxieties they face, whilst the practical advice and information offered reminds them to take a step back from life's everyday pressures and stresses, connect with themselves, balance their needs and responsibilities, and thereby achieve lasting happiness and fulfilment. Includes guidance on: - taking chances - building relationships - recognising your strengths - pampering yourself without guilt And much more!

MultiCultural Review

Dedicated to a Better Understanding of Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Diversity

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Publisher: N.A


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