Body Fantasy

  • Auteur: William C. Schutz
  • ISBN: 9780829009941
  • Date de sortie: 1985
  • Collection: Ardent Media
  • Total Download: 1800
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Human beings are unities. Body and mind are inextricably integrated. Everything that happens to the mind is expressed in the body and vice versa. Somewhere we lost this knowledge. The Chinese knew it when they established acupuncture 3000 years ago. This book is an attempt to illustrate the inadequacy of dualistic ideas. Evy, the main character, undergoes a remarkable rebirth in a very short time, through the recognition of her essential unity. By working carefully and deeply with both her mind and her body, childhood problems and physical deficiencies are greatly alleviated.

Evy and the Hawkeyes

  • Auteur: Brian Chapman
  • ISBN: 9780880111867
  • Date de sortie: 1983
  • Collection: Scribner
  • Total Download: 6075
  • Total Read: 6538

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Modern Dramatists

  • Auteur: Kimball King
  • ISBN: 1136521194
  • Date de sortie: 2013-04-03
  • Collection: Routledge
  • Total Download: 1499
  • Total Read: 4678

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This comprehensive collection gathers critical essays on the major works of the foremost American and British playwrights of the 20th century, written by leading figures in drama/performance studies.

Why Normal Isn t Healthy

  • Auteur: Bowen F. White MD
  • ISBN: 162095205X
  • Date de sortie: 2012-03-20
  • Collection: BookBaby
  • Total Download: 6853
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WHY NORMAL ISN'T HEALTHY The definitions here for "normal" and "healthy" are different than definitions one learns during medical training. I do not recall much about the topic of "health"/"healthy" being addressed during training. The focus was on the absence of health or to state it more plainly, disease. Diseases were well defined for the most part by objective criteria. And if and when those objective criteria moved back into the normal range and the patient was feeling much better they were said to have returned to "health." To me that is not the same thing. So how, then, do I define 'health?" Health here is the ability to work, to love, to play and to think soundly. That means that someone with hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, bipolar disorder, cancer, etc. can be healthy. Whereas someone else without any known ailment or abnormal lab results, probably isn't. It's not about the criteria we learned in medical school. It is about how people experience the living of their lives: their jobs, their families, their friends, their gifts, their purpose, themselves and well being. It is a definition I stole from Ashley Montagu in a book titled, GROWING YOUNG. His premise is we are not meant to grow old we are meant to grow young. We are meant to stay in a developmental process throughout the life cycle, staying in touch with the wonderful behavioral characteristics of the child e.g., curiosity, playfulness, experimental mindedness, plasticity and authenticity. These help us stay vital, and yes, young, regardless of our age. Otherwise, we can slip into a box long before we're dead. That's normal. So what happened? We got educated and acculturated. And what we learned allows us to function now as normal adults in the work-a-day world: get a job, work hard, pay the rent, get married, pay the mortgage, raise children, save for their education, save for retirement and until recently, enjoy our golden years. Being normal means when stressed we often make a bad situation worse, addictions abound, workaholism is rampant, 50% of marriages end in divorce, financial wealth goes up but happiness doesn't above $65,000/year, less than half of Americans are happy with their jobs, when teenagers have problems their parents are the court of last resort, we are better at competing than collaborating, honesty is not the best policy, we repress how we really think and feel while expressing just what's safe to say and we learned to be our own worst enemies! That may be normal but it certainly isn't healthy! The irony is, it isn't until someone gets sick that they make life decisions that reflect what is actually most important to them. They begin doing what is suspiciously healthy and can even be grateful for their status quo breaking diagnosis. Why wait for cancer or the near death experience to see what we want to start doing that we haven't risked before? Why wait to start doing what is healthy for our relationships and us as well? And finally, what do we want to keep doing, albeit differently? Open that box. It seems safe but it's a trap. You may be caught, but look. You have the key. This book may just help you find it and in the process think through your problems, to sounder, suspiciously healthy solutions. (think soundly); have a healthier relationship with yourself and healthier relationships with others.(to love); while figuring out how to get better at what you do and/or what you want to start doing. (to work) And have more fun along the way. (to play)

Mechanical Design

  • Auteur: Antonino Risitano
  • ISBN: 1439811695
  • Date de sortie: 2011-06-23
  • Collection: CRC Press
  • Total Download: 7820
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Designed as a supplement to the unparalleled and traditional engineering textbooks written by "the maestro" Prof. Giovannozzi, this review of the notes and lessons crucial to Machine Construction courses and Industrial Engineering students allows for the utmost comprehension of the subject matter at a decrease in study time, an important contribution given the requirements of the new teaching regulations. This long-sought collection of notes helps students get the most out of the texts, supporting them above all in those areas where, by experience, they have the most difficulty. Beginning with current training needs, Mechanical Design reinforces the fundamentals of the design of mechanical components. It employs an analytical approach to the subjects based on algorithms from traditional calculus without extensive reference to more current methodologies. This gives students of the ability to use simple models and calculations that are reliably effective and helpful at times when more complicated algorithms or well-known commercial programs need to be used. Emphasizing logical and analytical thinking, students start by analyzing the physical problem with the most appropriate schematic and end with a constructional definition of the component in need of planning. Typical Machine Construction course subjects/modules occupy the greater part of this book (mechanical system component planning), but two preliminary sections enhance its appeal: the methodological set-up of the project (traditional or more recent developments), and the project criteria that take into account environmental concerns. To comply with the requirements of the new teaching regulations, the principal materials tests and simple stress states are outlined prior to the study of fatigue, which refers to fine-tuning methods developed at Catania’s Faculty of Engineering. Two useful appendices group tables of the general properties of metallic materials, and there are various applications whose theoretical methods and tools are applied to the planning of real mechanical systems.

Neil Simon

  • Auteur: Gary Konas
  • ISBN: 9780815321323
  • Date de sortie: 1997-01-01
  • Collection: Taylor & Francis
  • Total Download: 9889
  • Total Read: 4165

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Compreh Classrm Mgmt Wht Evy Clsr Mgt MLS

  • Auteur: ANONIMO
  • ISBN: 9780205482108
  • Date de sortie: 2005-05-01
  • Collection: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
  • Total Download: 1440
  • Total Read: 1850

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