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"
There are approximately seven million carers in the UK, and every day, another six thousand people take on a caring responsibility. In the USA, there are more than 44 million carers. Carers can be responsible for a whole range of tasks from visiting, shopping, cooking and collecting prescriptions, to heavy physical work such as bathing, dressing and lifting the person in need of care. Being a carer can be a difficult and complex experience, giving rise to many emotional, financial and practical hardships.
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"
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"
The Holy Grail is a subject that fascinates and intrigues. Through its various guises as magic cauldron, cornucopia, horn of plenty and chalice cup it has remained at the centre of popular culture from antiquity right up to the present day. An object of marvel and mystery it inhabits a place in mythology that has its roots in historical facts. The Grail has been a major inspiration and catalyst for literature and the arts in Western Culture.
This book will help those schools who wish to generate extra money outside of statutory funding to fund innovative projects, capital build programmes, staffing costs and other initiatives.
"Probably helpful for teachers"
The number of people with some form of shyness has increased, and research now suggests that up to 50% of people experience it. Many of these are ""shy extroverts"" - people who are publicly outgoing, but privately experience painful thoughts or feelings. Social phobia, the more chronic form of shyness, is now thought to affect about 13% of people. People who are shy are also at increased risk of depression and anxiety.
"Sounds like someone reading a dissertation"
Jealousy can invade every relationship, whether it be with husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, family or friends. If we love others and need their love in return we can all suffer from the pain of jealousy. Dr Hauck believes jealousy is a self-defeating emotion which drives away the love we crave. He explains what makes us feel jealous, and shows us how we can control it.
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"
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.
Witchcraft has recently been undergoing a huge popular revival, but does modern pagan witchcraft really bear any resemblance to its historical antecedents? The witch in history was a very different creature from her modern counterpart, and this book sets out to explore the historical background to the European witchcraft phenomenon.
"A missed opportunity"
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"
Depression costs the UK economy £17 billion each year. NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) identifies Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as the best treatment since it is as effective as drugs but with a much lower relapse rate. In the face of an acute shortage of therapists, this book aims to teach people the main principles of CBT and similar talking therapies to allow them to deal effectively with their own problems.
Telemarketing presents companies with some great opportunities to win more business. If done professionally it can help you to stimulate orders, generate leads, and build rapport with your customers. If done incorrectly you can lose business, alienate your customers, and destroy your organisation's reputation. In addition, you might fall foul of the law. So it pays to get it right. Here's how.
"No great insight here, waste of money"
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.
A feast of ideas, practical suggestions and background information on how you can improve your mood instantly, and get on with living your life. These step by step solutions are diverse, and not tied down to any one discipline. Start a new life today!
So who was Jack the Ripper? No-one in the annals of crime is capable of arousing such passionate debate as the perpetrator of the Whitechapel Murders in 1888. Was he a demented Royal, a Masonic assassin, a sexually frustrated artist, a member of the Czarist secret police, a crazed reformist, or even an escaped gorilla?
"A Rippin Read! (see what I did there!)"
The Knights Templar were the most powerful military religious order of the Middle Ages. Formed to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, they participated in the Crusades and rapidly gained wealth, lands and influence and were answerable to none save the Pope himself. In addition to having a fearful military reputation, they were also Christendom's first bankers, and invented the modern banking system that is still in use today, and were also involved in exploration and engineering.
Margaret Hills was crippled as a young woman, but was determined not to let it hold her back. When orthodox treatment could do nothing for her, she used her nurse's training to develop her simple, natural treatment, which, against all her doctor's predictions, was completely successful. This new and fully revised edition offers updated information about diet and reveals the effects of the new arthritis drugs.
"A great present for Gran"