Robbie, aka the Naked Trader, is your expert and highly entertaining guide to the often baffling world of the stock market. In between cups of tea, rounds of toast and the occasional 'cuddle' with Mrs Naked Trader, he describes the straightforward techniques that have enabled him to succeed in the markets, escape the rat race and make a lot of money.
"a must read for all investors"
If you suffer from depression you are not alone - it affects 15.5 million in the US, and more than 3 million in the UK - and, you are much stronger than you think. This best-selling book, written by a leading consultant psychiatrist, explains that people with depression do battle with pressures and stresses that other people would run away from, until their bodies can take no more. In this book, depression is placed authoritatively as a physical illness, from which recovery is possible.
"Excellent book, narration questionable I feel"
Every year thousands of people train in counselling, but a large percentage that start training drop out. This informative guidebook is designed to help you decide if you want to be a counsellor, and if you do, tells you how to go about it. It spells out the training necessary, provides a useful 'menu' of counselling approaches, and helps you to decide if you have the right qualities to succeed and enjoy it. Val Potter draws on her own experience to help you get the most from the compelling process of becoming a counsellor.
"A thorough and honest introduction to counselling"
Jasmine Birtles believes that anyone can be better off, she just needs to show you how...
Packed full of practical financial advice and brilliant money-saving ideas, The Money Magpie shows you how to spend less, make more and invest what's left over, even in hard times. Based on this key idea, Jasmine tells you how to: Be the King or Queen of cash by getting the best deals on utilities, credit cards and food. Assess and manage your finances with clear, easy-to-follow techniques.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Other symptoms include fatigue, sleep problems, allergies, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, morning stiffness, and problems with short-term memory and concentration. Increasing recognition of fibromyalgia means that diagnosis and treatment are increasingly likely, but self-help is still key.
"A mixed bag"
In a typically practical and straightforward style, this popular title shows how to develop a truly positive outlook. These 10 steps outline skills to help people to take control, be flexible, accept reality, develop self-acceptance, accept change and improve relationships. Steps may be followed in order, or taken individually as required. The audiobook has been updated in line with current therapeutic thinking, with particular emphasis on the concepts of resilience and mindfulness.
Surveys of stress-related illness suggest that more than 250,000 people in the UK are experiencing stress at a level that is making them ill. Stress can indeed lead to extensive psychological and physical suffering but one thing is clear: we do have choices. This book offers not just the facts, but a message of hope. This book not only looks at the causes of stress, but also the manifestations and psychological conditions.
Instructed to abandon her intellectual life and avoid stimulating company, she sinks into a still-deeper depression invisible to her husband, who believes he knows what is best for her. Alone in the yellow-wallpapered nursery of a rented house, she descends into madness.
"The Yellow Wallpaper Review"
Employing the right people is critical to the success of any business. Appointing the wrong person can be expensive, not only in monetary terms but also in terms of wasted time and energy. It can also lead to internal conflict, higher absenteeism, and lost production time. Recruitment is not simply about discovering ways to get hold of someone quickly and cheaply to fill a gap.
A certainty in life is that things will change - sometimes bringing new experiences we enjoy and at other times those we would prefer to avoid. While change may be certain, our natural aversion to it creates conflicting pressures.
Anorexia is a distressing condition that commonly affects teenage girls but also touches women and men across all ages. As well as the physical dangers, sufferers experience difficulties in many aspects of their lives, including relationships, work and family life.
Many people feel guilty about putting yourself first. But if you show love and attention to others, why not yourself? Nobody in the world is perfect, and Dr Hauck shows you how to accept yourself as you are, because if you respect yourself, you will find the best in other people. If you have ever felt infuriated or manipulated by others, this book will inspire you to stand up for yourself successfully. You need never feel controlled again!
Losing weight isn't rocket science: eat less and move more, and it will happen. The link between sex and slimming is also simple: a good hard rogering will burn calories. But do you know how much weight you'll burn up, which positions offer the greatest slimming opportunities, or where to find a fellow slimmer willing to work with you? Now you can find out.
Some 4.5 million people in the UK suffer from tinnitus which may range from the well-known ringing in the ears to musical hallucinations. Often associated with the elderly, it can occur at any age, even in quite young children. The sound itself is as individual as the person suffering with it, but common descriptions include a whistle, a whine, a high-pitch ringing or a buzzing. Tinnitus can be a far more troublesome symptom than hearing loss itself, affecting sleep, concentration, confidence, and mood.
It sounds daunting: all those '-isms', long technical words, weird French thinkers and incomprehensible Germans. You can't read a book now a days, it seems, without being required to refer to them. From university students to the average intelligent reader, everyone is expected to justify their 'theoretical perspective'.
"Another attempt, another failure"
An estimated nine million people in the UK and some 35 million Americans suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It ranks second only to the common cold as a cause of lost work time. The exact cause of IBS is not known but is associated with food intolerance, stress, and gastroenteritis. Symptoms include abdominal pain, flatulence, bloating, and changes in bowel habits and are thought to be caused by muscle contractions in the bowel wall.
This book explodes the myth that a screenplay is the easiest literary form to master, navigates a relatively painless path through the screenwriting labyrinth, and offers an easy to digest step-by-step guide to writing a script from inception to completion.
Almost everything you need to know in one essential guide Seeing a film is only half the fun. The real joy comes from arguing about it afterwards in the pub or on the journey home. But have you ever felt you needed to know a little more? This book offers a concise introduction to the appreciation and study of film.
"An excellent aid to my studies"
Do you sometimes wish you could turn the clock back and relive past mistakes? Are you more worried about hurting others than living your own life? Guilt is common, but, using the principles of CBT, this book shows how it can be put to positive use. Whether it concerns sins of omission or sins of commission, this book demonstrates that you don't always have to live up to unrealistically high expectations of yourself.
Whatever the cause of your pain - arthritis, backache or migraine - this book is for you. Pain can dominate your life and leave you exhausted and depressed. If pain restricts your movement and keeps you awake at night, it holds you back from getting involved in all that life has to offer.
"Coping Successfully with pain"