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This audio file is an interview on Q with author Gary Taubes about his new book, Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It. He says exercise isn't the key to losing weight. And neither is counting calories. Taubes -- an award-winning science journalist -- says that much of the conventional wisdom, f…
In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, PhD, a leading expert on shame, authenticity and belonging, shares what she's learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. ; In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our mi…
In this work, the author, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of wholehearted living, a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.
In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M.Ed., explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent. Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how int…
The authors explore the extent to which our childhood experiences actually do shape the way we parent. Drawing upon stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, and offer parents a step-by-s…
A book that helps discovering a road map for relating to a difficult ex while raising children from separate homes. Also teaches how to create inner peace in the midst of a relationship that often feels impossible.
This pamphlet provides information for women returning home after giving birth at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Includes 'taking care of yourself', & 'taking care of your baby': a list of signs to watch out for and when to call the doctor or midwife.
This pamphlet (written in Vietnamese) provides information for women returning home after giving birth at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Includes 'taking care of yourself', & 'taking care of your baby': a list of signs to watch out for and when to call the doctor or midwife.
This pamphlet (written in Punjabi) provides information for women returning home after giving birth at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Includes 'taking care of yourself', & 'taking care of your baby': a list of signs to watch out for and when to call the doctor or midwife.
This pamphlet, written in Traditional Chinese, provides information for women returning home after giving birth at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Includes 'taking care of yourself', & 'taking care of your baby': a list of signs to watch out for and when to call the doctor or midwife.
A biographical record of the men and women of our time 1992-1996. Sponsored by the Heritage Society of British Columbia
Simple reader and activity booklet that teaches youth what and when touching is good or bad.
Denial. Covering up. Blowing up. Blaming. These are some of the hallmarks of unacknowledged anger. An ongoing anger-management counseling group is the setting where youth discover that their unacknowledged anger can cause depression, alcohol use, strain personal relationships and acting-out behavio…
The WHO classification of skin tumours presented in this book reflects the views of a Working Group that convened for a Consensus and Editorial Meeting at he International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, 24-26 September 2017.
An illustrated storybook to help children to understand the emotional and learning changes they may go through after a brain injury.
This interactive, signed picturebook is intended to instruct children with a hearing disability to think carefully and make choices in situations which would or could prove harmful and to encourage them to seek help quickly. Working notes for educators are included and should be read carefully befo…
In this book a child paints a blue horse. then, with growing confidence, the young artist joyfully paints a series of other animals in bold, unrealistic colors and forms. More than anything, there's imagination. It is an homage to the Expressionist painter Franz Marc. Contains some braille wording.
Written in both text and braille. In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky.
Written in both text and braille. A boy named King Shabazz just didn't believe in Spring. So one day, he put on his sunglasses and with his friend Tony Polito sets out to find Spring.
Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, Beatrice holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known …
This book is a guide to de-esculating your child's emotions and helping your child express feelings in productive ways. Strategies include mindfulness and validation skills drawn from a well-researched method called dialetical behavior therapy (DBT).
Shows how to teach kids to protect themselves when parents aren't there to take care of them. Includes age-appropriate methods for overcoming fear, reducing vulnerability, and building self-protection instincts; courage coaching as a way to create a "family" defense system; life-saving skills, such…
To Kabat-Zinn,, the author, meditation is important because it brings about a state of "mindfulness," a condition of "being" rather than "doing" during which you pay attention to the moment rather than the past, the future, or the multitudinous distractions of modern life. This book presents basic …
When Wherever You Go, There You Are was first published in 1994, no one could have predicted that the book would launch itself onto bestseller lists nationwide and sell over 750,000 copies to date. Ten years later, the book continues to change lives. In honor of the book's 10th anniversary, Hyperio…
When a great-aunt dies, a young child finds comfort in being held and in holding too
This picture book is written for young children (aged 3 to 6)with bladder exstrophy who are discovering their physical differences. One end is aimed at girls, the other at boys.
The determined Little Blue Engine is back, bringing inspiring and enlightening words of wisdom to graduates of all ages as they make the transition from one phase of life to the next. I Knew You Could! provides familiar comfort in changing times and serves as a wonderful gift that will be treasured…
When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant aboriginal man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walk spans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and celebrat…
Covers basic topics such as germs, viruses, antibiotics, allergies, and the spreading of illnesses. Illustratied with internet link.
Written in both text and braille this board book shows young children what sounds animals make.
A book for young children making a trip to the dentist's office. For familiarizing children with many of the dental tools and procedures they are likely to encounter during their visit, allowing them to become more comfortable with dentists and oral hygienists.
This booklet covers reflex tests, exams for throat, eyes, ears, blood pressure, needles, blood tests, x-rays and casts. Notes for parents. Cheerful realistic pictures.
An introduction to the human skeletal system, explaining how the 206 bones of the skeleton join together, how they grow, how they help make blood, what happens when they break, and how they mend.