Raising children is one of the most important and rewarding things you can do in life. It can be challenging, even maddening, but if you get it right it is one of life's great experiences. If you are looking for some ideas for successfully bringing up children, this book's for you. These brilliant parenting ideas have been road-tested and refined in the laboratory of life and will help you and your children get more out of family life and help your children enjoy their own lives more.
Do you hate the thought of having to give a presentation? Do you feel tongue-tied and nervous in front of an audience? Have you let yourself down in the past by not putting yourself or your ideas over in an interesting and confident manner? If you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions then this is the book for you. Packed with useful tips and practical guidance, and written in an entertaining, easy-to-read style, it will teach you, in just 60 minutes, how to present to audiences of all sizes so that they remember both you and your message. Topics covered include: making an impact; planning and preparation; winning with visuals; mastering the equipment; nerve busting and good delivery.
Extreme sports takes an enthusiastic look at dozens of different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives it offers top tips on how to seek some serious new thrills. From hot-air ballooning and paragliding, to ice-diving and adventure racing, there really is an extreme sport to suit every adrenaline junkie. Extreme sports will help you decide which one’s for you!
Expert author Monica Troughton has brought together 52 brilliant ideas for taking control of your menopause, and turning what might otherwise be a difficult, challenging and isolating time into an experience that will leave you more vital, more inspired and more positive than ever before. With tips and advice on everything from dealing with the physical changes, to coming to terms with the psychological effects the menopause brings, via fantastic beauty and health tips, advice on keeping your sex drive alive, and the low-down on both natural and medical methods of controlling and dealing with the business of the menopause, Magical menopause has it all covered. Empowering, positive and practical, this book will give you exactly what you need to make your own 'change' one of the most thrilling times of your life.
This handy little guide is packed with tips and techniques for the yoga beginner. Clearly the best place to learn yoga is with a qualified instructor, but we hope these ideas will inspire you to start and motivate you to try out new postures. We can’t promise that reading these ideas will turn you into Bikram Choudhury (you may not want to be turned into Bikram Choudhury anyway…) but we do hope you find them entertaining, inspiring and informative.Happy stretching!
Millions of us want to feel more prepared when we find out we're going to be a parent, and there's tons of advice out there to help. But who's got time to wade through it all to find out what works? We need failsafe short cuts to a plain-sailing pregnancy so we can await Junior's arrival with excitement. Healthy pregnancy guide is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value.
Clutter can damage your health and affect your wealth. Think we’re exaggering? Here's the thing: everything you own needs to be kept clean or you're breathing in dust and creating an environment loved by icky pests. The more useless things you have, the more useless stuff you have to clean. Clutter also affects you financially because if you don't know what you have because it is hidden in among the clutter, you go out and re-buy it. Plus there's the hidden value in junk (defined as something you don't love or need) that's not in your pocket because you haven't gotten round to selling it. Clutter can also lead to despair. Instead of feeling like you're home, you feel like you're in a stran...
Millions of us want to do our bit to help the environment, and there’s tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to reducing our carbon footprints and cutting down on waste. Go green! is the indispensable guide to living the most eco-friendly life possible, without having to chuck out the TV or dress only in hemp. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Go green! will help readers make a difference and help to halt the destruction of our planet.
Canoeing and kayaking are two of the oldest forms of transportation on the planet, but since the 1980s moulding technology has made the sports accessible to everyone. Kayaking and canoeing are all about being one with your boat: as soon as you master the basic skills there is a remarkable freedom to be found in just paddling around under your own steam just inches from the water. Starting with the very basics, this book will talk you through all the different types of kayaking and canoeing available; all the kit; water safety; tips and tricks and how to progress.
Lots of us want to get that ultimate washboard stomach and there’s tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to fantastic abs, increased general fitness and weight loss. Lose weight is the indispensable guide to losing weight and toning up your midriff. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Lose weight will show you how to lose weight via a healthier and more balanced diet, and explains the top tummy exercises to help achieve the trim and toned abdomen you want.