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Book: Bounce, Don't Break - Stories, reflections, and words of encouragement during times of change. by Penny L. Hunt
When life T-bones you like an eighteen wheeler, Bounce! Don't Break! Learn the skills to successfully navigate the choppy waters of change and build resilience along the way. Bounce! Don't Break provides important steps to help you bounce back after a crisis. Learn to shift your focus from problems to solutions from problem people, to problem-solving supporters. Comeback from setbacks, find faith [...]
 
Book: Dreams and Realities - A Memoir of Love, Loss and Resilience by Mildred Santiago-Vélez
Like many young girls growing up in the 1950s, author Mildred Santiago-Velez dreamed of a perfect life with the perfect husband and perfect children. But reality interrupted those dreams and caused her to face a tragedy she had never imagined. In Dreams and Realities, she narrates her story and the devastating events that marked and changed her life-a life that centers on love, loss, and [...]
 
Book: Stepping Stones to Greater Resilience - Self-Development Strategies to Thrive Through Adversity by Marquita A. Herald
Unlike other books, that may wander in the vagaries of self-empowerment and self-motivation, I found this to be not only practical, but applicable to literally every day of life. Drawing on the findings and realizations of countless events, studies, and anecdotes, you will realize that even the darkest moments of living can provide a springboard for success. Finding purpose outside one's self is [...]
 
Book: Jew in Jail by Gary Goldstein
JEW IN JAIL is the true story of the nearly six years that I spent incarcerated in various correctional facilities throughout the state of New York. It deals with my attempts at recovery from past addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling, as well as my efforts to turn my life around in hopes of becoming a solid citizen and successful member of society upon my release. In addition, my book also [...]
 
Book: Up From Down - A True Story Of Recovery From Addiction by Ted Adamson
Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a Swat team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its real-world [...]
 
Book: The Angel of Recovery (Witnesses Book 2) by Richard French
A Veteran Defends the American Way even after a Failed War - Expecting that his cousin Bertram Hungerford, the leader of the Scythian cult, will be in prison for a long time, Paul Kingsley, his wife Tanya, and their three children drive from the northeastern U. S. to an island off the coast of Georgia for an extended holiday. They will stay at a resort hotel that Hungerford's wife Pat has just [...]
 
Book: Staying Clean, Taking Medications by Ken Montrose
This workbook outlines five steps for taking medications. It provides exercises to explore the need for medications, and asks the reader to take stock of his or her recovery. A brief outline of the steps follows. The first step is to stop taking anything not prescribed for you. This includes alcohol and other drugs, over-the-counter medications, and anything prescribed for your spouse or [...]
 
Book: Hauling it to the Curb - Cleaning up your life in early recovery by Ken Montrose
This 160 page workbook helps newcomers explore their denial, deal with early recovery, and work the first five steps of AA/NA. In addition to practical advice and thought-provoking exercises, this book tells the story of Matt and Rachel, a young couple in early recovery. Some of us are born into a dump. Our parents have filled our homes with loads of emotional garbage. Every room holds memories [...]
 
Book: Beyond Humpty Dumpty - Recovery Reflections On The Seasons Of Our Lives by Kenneth E Ferber
A transformational book to assist in any area of recovery from life's struggles and addictions. It is spiritually based with daily life applications, outlined from the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. It is a black and white version, 252 pages in length, outlined by the four seasons of the year through the 12 Steps of AA, illustrated with 92 photographs. Each of the 12 Steps are applied to the [...]
 
Book: The Road Way Less Traveled - Starting recovery young by Ken Montrose
This workbook addresses questions frequently asked by young people new to recovery: What will I do? Who will I spend time with? How will I get through life without drugs? Why are drugs so hard to quit? The text underscores how the resilience of youth is eventually overwhelmed by the progressive nature of addiction. Contains a parable about burning down houses infested with singing rats. The [...]
 
Book: Forgiveness in Recovery by Ken Montrose
Written for people new to recovery, this workbook helps the reader develop a realistic outlook on forgiveness. Basic, and sometimes difficult, truths discussed in Forgiveness include: The people we hope will forgive us don't have to. Seeing the other person's point of view isn't always easy, our point of view may not be easy for them to see. We do well to practice the AA slogan clean your side of [...]
 
Book: Mending the Shattered Mirror - A Journey of Recovery from Abuse in Therapy by Analie Shepherd
Mending the Shattered Mirror is the phenomenal true story of Analie Shepherd's, a woman with Dissociative Identity Disorder, fight against abuse by a mental health professional. In 1960, three-year-old Analie's mother fled violence from an alcoholic husband and found safety at her mother's house. The five sisters shared one room, a lawn chair serving as a bed. "You are killing your mother!" the [...]
 
Book: Give Back the Pain - Emotional Healing through Source Completion Therapy by Robert Bleck
Believing that we all suffer from at least some emotional wounds as a result of our past experiences, Dr. Robert Bleck set out to devise a recovery therapy to aid his clients in "coming to terms" with those past hurts. The result has come to be known as Source Completion Therapy (SCT)."To live a healthy and enriched life, our past emtotional wounds-like bodily infections-must be cleansed and [...]
 
Book: The Accidental Anarchist - From the Diaries of Jacob Marateck by Bryna Kranzler
The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of Jacob Marateck, an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death three times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happens to have been the author's grandfather. The book is based on the diaries that Marateck began keeping in 1905. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar . . . The story is told in Marateck's voice, and [...]
 
Book: Letting Go - An Anthology of Attempts by M. E. Hughes, editor
A fascinating collection of life stories told by 30 authors from eight countries. They write of their attempts to move beyond crippling grief, free themselves of haunting memories, get out from under abusive relationships. They tell of their struggles - often painful, sometimes funny - to let go of everything from a fear of horses, to old family homes, and piles of books and papers. "Does the [...]
 
Book: Peak Performance!! Merging Spirituality and Success Principles by Alan Sullivan
At last! The tools to become a calm and bold 'Peak Performer' living an outstanding life of freedom, love and adventure. A cutting edge illustrated book that is unique in merging both Eastern style spirituality and conventional Western routes to success. The reader is guided by the first of a kind use of Maps - pictorials and acronyms that have logical, scientific and memorable associations. In [...]
 
Book: Critical Failures in Europe - A tale of survival in Paris, and when everything goes wrong on the road by Tom Meitner
This is the fifth book in the "2-Hour Upgrade" series - designed to give you practical, actionable advice to improve your life quickly and easily. The middle of the night. Beauvais, France. No way out, and zero knowledge of the French language. This is where my wife and I were in October 2012. We had spent two weeks on the road, and our time in Paris had come to an end Or did it? With one simple [...]
 
Book: Infiltration (A Relative Invasion, Book 2) - Two boys, one family, a world at war by Rosalind Minett
The invasion intensifies . . . In 1940 London, the blitz forces the Wilson family into evacuation. Billy has been evacuated before but this time his manipulative cousin Kenneth comes too. Although they're separately billeted, a family tragedy brings a new threat to Billy's territory from Kenneth. This time it's one that will affect both of them, permanently. The image of the secretly seen Cossack [...]
 
Book: Living with Intent - How to Choose Joy and Success, and Change Your Life in 7 Days by Tom Meitner
This is the third book in the "2-Hour Upgrade" series - designed to give you practical, actionable advice to improve your life quickly and easily. Do you know the one word that will change your life? It's easy to let life happen to you. When things go wrong, or it's not working out the way you want it to, there's a way to take control once again. It's all about intentional living. When looking [...]
 
Book: The Upside of Cancer - How a Terrifying Illness Can Lead You to a New Life by Christopher Foster
"You have cancer." If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cancer, you know the gut-wrenching fear these three little words can bring. But suppose these words could bring light, not darkness, and courage instead of fear? Suppose cancer can be a catalyst that helps us discover what is truly important in life, and opens our eyes to the wonder of creation? The Upside of Cancer is an [...]
 
Book: 3mph - The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World by Polly Letofsky
WINNER 2011 Writer's Digest Best Memoir WINNER Best Travel Memoir at the 2011 IPPY Book Awards - WINNER 2011 Best Memoir at CIPA Book Awards Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents and over 14,000 miles--by foot--to become the first woman to walk around the world. In a spirit of adventure, along with the goal of raising global awareness for breast cancer, [...]
 
Book: Intrusion: WWII, two boys, a fateful rivalry (A Relative Invasion Book 1) by Rosalind Minett
1937. London faces war as ruthless Hitler threatens Europe. Meeting manipulative Cousin Kenneth, young Billy's war begins. A fateful rivalry is born, only to climax years later . . . A crossover trilogy. Lonely Billy's excitement at learning that his relatives have moved to live nearby soon turns to dismay. The frail and artistic Kenneth is hideously devious, Uncle Frank is an outright bully [...]
 
Book: BreakupAid by Leo Averbach
The e-book comprises a series of articles containing important lessons Averbach learned from his own divorce and his path to recovery. The articles focus on problems readers are likely to encounter in the course of their divorce/breakup/separation and contain a range of aids to help them deal with their situation, to give them more control over events and to assist them to move on. Following the [...]
 
Book: Insanity - Beyond Understanding by Bajeerao Patil
Working as a drug and alcohol counselor for over 20 years has given author Bajeerao Patil a world of experiences, as well as a trove of heartrending and peculiar stories filled with unforgettable characters. Visit the agonizing, sad and often-strange world the addicts find themselves in; your eyes will be opened to stories that happened behind the closed doors. Addicts believe they truly cannot [...]
 
Book: Once Confronted by Lynne Stringer
After a normal day turns disastrous, Madison Craig tries to put her life back together. She's jumping at shadows and finds even familiar places terrifying. Can she forgive the men who hurt her? Her friend Evan Mansfield sees no need to do anything but hate their assailants. He struggles with bitterness, but Maddy wants to move on. What will she do when one of the men asks for forgiveness?
 
Book: Another Day by Roseanne Dowell
Forty-two year old, Meg Baldwin feels unneeded after eighteen years of marriage. Her teenage children are involved in school functions and have lives of their own, her husband travels more and more for work and she suddenly finds herself alone more often than not. Enter the young, sexy bachelor next door. Meg's never desired anyone but her husband. Never really thought about another man. At least [...]
 
Book: The Cure by Graham Parks
Short description - The Cure is a dark subject, but there's also a lot of light in Willy's life given how difficult it must be to try and re-integrate into society after living on the streets for so long. Extended description - It's Monday morning but it could be any morning for William Fitzgerald - or Fitzy to those who would have once happily joined him to imbibe a slurp or two. He doesn't know [...]
 
Book: Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud - Relapse and the Symptoms of Sobriety by Scott Stevens
Nine out of ten people who quit drinking relapse at least once. The 2013 Indie Book Awards self-help finalist, "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud" shows why it's not just once... without pithy slogans or trademarked solutions. From the author of "What the Early Worm Gets," a startling book defining Alcoholism, here's a book explaining how and why relapse happens, how to hold it at bay and why every [...]
 
Book: My Favorite Character Defects by Ken Montrose
My Favorite Character Defects is the second book written by Addiction. Addiction describes character defects he uses to keep addicted people addicted. He challenges the reader to recognize his tricks and stop abusing whatever it is they abuse: "Hello, it's me again, Addiction. As I said in my last book, being me has gotten too easy. There's no challenge anymore to getting and keeping people [...]
 
Book: How to Survive When the Bottom Drops Out by J.T. Sather
There is a lot of discussion these days about whether or not the economy is improving. Here are two facts: The economy has been very, very bad and the only way it is going to improve for you is if you take control of your situation. Jt Sather, author of How To Survive When the Bottom Drops Out, has ridden the economic roller coaster for twenty years. He's experienced the highs of a multi-million [...]
 
Book: Demons in the Dark by John T. Newton
I didn't suddenly wake up one morning and realize that I was an alcoholic, that's not the way it works. Slowly, through the fog of denial and the overwhelming craving to drink, it dawned on my muddled mind that something was not right. Alcohol doesn't care who it gets, and when it's got you, it wants to kill you. I very nearly became just another statistic, another bloated, yellow corpse in the [...]
 
Book: A Story About God by Tim Wood
A father's four year journey out of worldly destruction intertwined with his daughters 12 month battle with cancer. Two amazing stories unfolding at the same time. Only the power of God's discipline and grace could overcome the destruction from worldly living and cancer. A true story, written from inspiration, to encourage others who have fallen into the holds of worldly destruction and to share [...]
 
Book: Best Laid Plans by Jo Lauer
A Victorian mansion in a swanky San Francisco neighborhood is the setting for The First Step, a recovery house for a colorful cast of female ex-felons. Florence, the wealthy octogenarian benefactress, has underwritten blue collar social worker Shalese's dream. At what price do our dreams come true? Is someone really getting away with murder? When Shalese's ex-lover Mab--lesbian bar owner by [...]
 
Book: Silent Threat (Mission Recovery Book 1) by Dana Marton
A former Navy SEAL, Cole Makani Hunter has returned home from a disastrous black ops mission without his best friend, his hearing, or the use of his right arm. So when his ex-commanding officer assigns him to an undercover mission at a rehab center for vets to discover who leaked sensitive military information to an enemy, he'd rather be anywhere but there. Almost immediately, Cole finds himself [...]
 
Book: Home Groupies II by Ken Montrose
Like its predecessor, Home Groupies II is a 'thought for the day' book in the form of a novella. The lives of the core characters give rise to the daily messages. Also like its predecessor, Home Groupies II has a message, characters, and a plot. I know you will enjoy all three again. Excerpts: "If a tree falls on you in the woods, but nobody else hears it, you still get hurt." --- "Today I will [...]
 
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