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Free Yourself from Pain
Free Yourself from Pain
by David E. Bresler
Edition: Hardcover
39 used & new from $0.01

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource, March 13, 2014
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This book is chock full of information about pain, understanding your pain, and managing and potentially reducing your pain. Each chapter has exercises to help you to assess your personal situation and get a greater sense of clarity about the experience of pain and its possible source. Many of these exercises will help you provide detailed information to your doctor that you may not have considered before. The final chapters focus on the use of imagery to explore and manage your experience of pain. Imagery is a powerful modality that has the potential of providing significant pail relief. If you have been living with chronic pain, or work with people who have chronic pain, this book is a valuable resource and should be considered a "must have".


The Seer: The Mind of the Entreperneur, Artist, Visionary, Innovator, Seeker, Learner, Leader, Creator,...You
The Seer: The Mind of the Entreperneur, Artist, Visionary, Innovator, Seeker, Learner, Leader, Creator,...You
by David Robinson
Edition: Paperback
Price: $14.37
17 used & new from $11.91

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Deep and rich material, February 5, 2014
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David Robinson's book "The Seer" is profoundly wise and insightful. After reading it through once I circled around and read it again, taking time to answer the questions he asks and to consider how each "Recognition" resonates in my own life. I picked the book up after a particularly difficult period in my life, and so had all of my issues standing out in their full glory, deepening the book's impact.

The Seer takes you on a personal journey by holding up a mirror to your daily thoughts and behaviors and inviting you to make slight shifts in your perspective. These recognitions, as David calls them, are so simple and honest that they will stay with you long after you finish the book. You will never look at your life in the same way again. Choosing the story we tell is often easier said than done. This book helps you to step more fully into the truth of yourself... and so the story changes by itself.


ChestnutPro-Cut
ChestnutPro-Cut

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Harder than it sounds, November 11, 2013
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This requires substantially more than a pat or a punch. The blade is dull, not sharp, which requires extra force to puncture the chestnuts. It works, but it is hard and it requires effort to force the cut.


New York Tendaberry
New York Tendaberry
Price: $4.99
36 used & new from $1.66

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Close, but not the original!, January 25, 2013
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This review is from: New York Tendaberry (Audio CD)
It has been about 30 years since I listened to this album. But even I can tell that some of these songs are not the versions on the original album. For the most part it's great... but there are moments of disappointment when someone's idea of a better arrangement has, for some reason, crept in. I'm one of Laura's biggest fans, and she was instrumental in keeping me on this earth. Messing with the original tracks is a bit like colorizing a black and white movie. Perhaps best left alone...


Olay Quench Active Hydration Body Lotion with Green Tea and Vitamin Complex, 20.2 Ounce (Pack of 2)
Olay Quench Active Hydration Body Lotion with Green Tea and Vitamin Complex, 20.2 Ounce (Pack of 2)

5.0 out of 5 stars What a loss..., May 26, 2012
I loved this lotion. What a disappointment that it has been discontinued. Why would they do that? It is very frustrating to have to find another lotion. Chances are good it won't be an Olay product!


Oatey 20410 Glug Drain Opener
Oatey 20410 Glug Drain Opener
Offered by HomePlumbing
Price: $17.48
4 used & new from $11.64

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This works, April 1, 2012
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Quick, simple, effective. No longer standing in an inch of water. My plumbing supply store had given me a bottle of liquid Glug that achieved partial success. This finished it off.


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.08
202 used & new from $3.96

356 of 422 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Deceptive title, disappointing book, February 4, 2012
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The sub-title of this book is "The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking". Unfortunately, Cain never really got to the power part. Instead she dishes out the standard coping strategies for overcoming shyness, supporting children that don't fit in, and how to adjust ourselves to an extroverted ideal. The focus of the book is not clear. Who is the target audience? Mostly, it seems, it's written to reassure introverts that they are really ok, and to let others know that there is nothing wrong with introverts, they're just different. This is surprisingly patronizing, given its title. I hoped for a manifesto. What I got was pablum.

There is a silver lining: I got so tired of being patted on the head about the introvert's problem of dealing with large groups (which I have in full) that I've decided I am just not going to worry about it anymore. That was worth the price of the book.

Finally, there are extensive notes and references, and I was able to identify articles on a specific topic of interest to me.
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Nature's Gate Herbal Conditioner for All Hair Types, (18 fl oz) (532 ml) (Pack of 3)
Nature's Gate Herbal Conditioner for All Hair Types, (18 fl oz) (532 ml) (Pack of 3)
Offered by AmericaRx
Price: $10.70
9 used & new from $10.70

21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars NOT New and Improved, January 7, 2012
I have used this product for many years and absolutely loved it. Recently though, they came out with a bottle labelled "New Improved". In my book adding chemicals to a product that change the color, consistency, smell and texture do not add up to improved. I'd like the old formula back.
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Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life
Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life
by Gregg Levoy
Edition: Paperback
Price: $12.46
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pages out of order, January 6, 2012
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This is a deep and rich exploration of all stages of being called to live a more authentic life. Being called is not an easy path; rather it is one that may involve resistance, impatience, and more time than you ever imagined. If you are in the midst of the waiting, or are wondering if the payoff will be worth the investment, this book will normalize your experience and help you to relax into the process. Callings are as much about simply being as doing. Overall I found this to be an inspiring and satisfying book, one that helped me to take some of the pressure off myself by putting my own experience into perspective.

On every page there are 1 - 3 quotes from others. This is both a blessing and an occasional annoyance. Finally, buyer beware, the last 30 pages of this book are out of order (I returned the first one, the second one was the same).


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