Fight or Flight Book
Score: 3.5
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Fight or Flight


  • Author : Samantha Young
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780451490209

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Fight or Flight Excerpt :

A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had. And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep. When pure chance pulls Ava back into Caleb's orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he's stranded in Boston. Ava agrees, knowing her heart's in no danger since a) she barely likes Caleb and b) his existence in her life is temporary. Not long thereafter Ava realizes she's made a terrible error because as it turns out Caleb Scott isn't quite so unlikeable after all. When his stay in Boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her....

Fight or Flight Book

Fight or Flight


  • Author : Gary R. Plaford
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-07-22
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483653297

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Fight or Flight Excerpt :

A number of books have been published explaining how we can manage stress. But how can we truly manage our own stress effectively unless we begin to understand what is happening inside us and what the factors are that initiate our personal stress response? If we understand stress more thoroughly including our own levels of stressmeaning when stress is actually motivating and helpful versus when it is debilitating and destructivethen we can more specifically learn to manage our own stress. This book initially explains stress, what happens within us, the relationship between stress and emotional intelligence, the four conditions that cause stress, how the brain works under stress, and the relationship between stress and mindset and automatic thinking. In the second half of the book we discuss managing stress based on what was discussed in the first half of the book. Rather than throwing out general ideas for stress management the book presents physical strategies for managing stress, mental strategies for managing stress, emotional strategies for managing stress, and spiritual strategies for managing stress. Spiritual strategies include looking at our values, beliefs, traditions, and how we evaluate success in addition to any religious views we might hold. Stress is natural. How we manage it does not have to be a mystery.

Heroes of the Frontier Book
Score: 3.5
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Heroes of the Frontier


  • Author : Dave Eggers
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735272460

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Heroes of the Frontier Excerpt :

A captivating, often hilarious novel of family, loss, wilderness, and the curse of a violent America, Dave Eggers’s Heroes of the Frontier is a powerful examination of our contemporary life and a rousing story of adventure. Josie and her children’s father have split up, she’s been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she’s grieving the death of a young man senselessly killed. When her ex asks to take the children to meet his new fiancée’s family, Josie makes a run for it, figuring Alaska is about as far as she can get without a passport. Josie and her kids, Paul and Ana, rent a rattling old RV named the Chateau, and at first their trip feels like a vacation: They see bears and bison, they eat hot dogs cooked on a bonfire, and they spend nights parked along icy cold rivers in dark forests. But as they drive, pushed north by the ubiquitous wildfires, Josie is chased by enemies both real and imagined, past mistakes pursuing her tiny family, even to the very edge of civilization. A tremendous new novel from the bestselling author of The Circle, Heroes of the Frontier is the darkly comic story of a mother and her two young children on a journey through an Alaskan wilderness plagued by wildfires and a uniquely American madness.

The Musician s Way   A Guide to Practice  Performance  and Wellness Book

The Musician s Way A Guide to Practice Performance and Wellness


  • Author : Gerald Klickstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2009-08-06
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199711291

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The Musician s Way A Guide to Practice Performance and Wellness Excerpt :

In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein combines the latest research with his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence. Part I, Artful Practice, describes strategies to interpret and memorize compositions, fuel motivation, collaborate, and more. Part II, Fearless Performance, lifts the lid on the hidden causes of nervousness and shows how musicians can become confident performers. Part III, Lifelong Creativity, surveys tactics to prevent music-related injuries and equips musicians to tap their own innate creativity. Written in a conversational style, The Musician's Way presents an inclusive system for all instrumentalists and vocalists to advance their musical abilities and succeed as performing artists.

Fight or Flight Book

Fight or Flight


  • Author : Martin Thomas
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-03-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191664076

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Fight or Flight Excerpt :

Although shattered by war, in 1945 Britain and France still controlled the world's two largest colonial empires, with imperial territories stretched over four continents. And they appeared determined to keep them: the roll-call of British and French politicians, soldiers, settlers and writers who promised in word and print at this time to defend their colonial possessions at all costs is a long one. Yet, within twenty years both empires had almost completely disappeared. The collapse was cataclysmic. Peaceable 'transfers of power' were eclipsed by episodes of territorial partition and mass violence whose bitter aftermath still lingers. Hundreds of millions across four continents were caught up in the biggest reconfiguration of the international system ever seen. In the meantime, even the most dogged imperialists, who had once stiffly defended imperial rule, ultimately bent to the wind of change. By the early 1950s Winston Churchill had retreated from his wartime pledge to keep Britain's Empire intact. And General de Gaulle, who quit the French presidency in 1946 complaining that France's new post-war democracy would never hang on to the country's imperial prizes, narrowly escaped assassination a generation later - after negotiating the humiliating French withdrawal from Algeria. Fight or Flight is the first ever comparative account of this dramatic collapse, explaining the end of the British and French colonial empires as an intertwined, even co-dependent process. Decolonization gathered momentum, not as an empire-specific affair, but as a global one, in which the wider march of twentieth-century history played a vital part: industrial concentration and global depression, World War and Cold War, Communism and other anti-colonial ideologies, mass consumerism and the allure of American popular culture. Above all, as Martin Thomas shows, the internationalization of colonial affairs made it impossible to contain colonial problems locally, spelling the end for Europe's t

Fight and Flight Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Fight and Flight


  • Author : Scott Meyer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: FICTION
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 0986239976

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Fight and Flight Excerpt :

Martin and his friends discovered that their world is computer generated and that by altering the code, they could alter reality. They traveled back in time to Medieval England to live as wizards. Almost everything they've done since then has, in one way or another, blown up in their faces.So of course they decide to make dragons. It does not go well.As the wizards struggle to control their creations and protect innocent citizens, they try new things (most of which they don't enjoy), meet new people (most of whom are angry at them), and fight epic battles (most of which they lose).But their biggest challenge may be a young girl who knows that the wizards created the dragons and is determined to make them pay. On her side she has powerful allies, a magical artifact, and a faithful if not particularly helpful dog.Fight and Flight is a rollicking tale of bravery, wonder, love, revenge, greed, discovery, deception, and animal husbandry.

Stone Star Volume 1  Fight or Flight Book

Stone Star Volume 1 Fight or Flight


  • Author : Jim Zub
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Release Date : 2021-07-06
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506724584

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Stone Star Volume 1 Fight or Flight Excerpt :

The brand-new space-fantasy saga that takes flight from fan-favorite creators Jim Zub (Avengers, Samurai Jack) and Max Dunbar (Champions, Dungeons & Dragons)! The nomadic space station called Stone Star brings gladiatorial entertainment to ports across the galaxy. Inside this gargantuan vessel of tournaments and temptations, foragers and fighters struggle to survive. A young thief named Dail discovers a dark secret in the depths of Stone Star and has to decide where his destiny lies--staying hidden in the shadows or standing tall in the searing spotlight of the arena. Either way, his life, and the cosmos itself, will never be the same! Stone Star is an action-adventure spectacle bursting with colorful characters and pulse-pounding action! Grab your weapons, gritters, and join the fray! Collects the original digital series Stone Star #1-#5 in print for the first time.

Fight Or Flight Book

Fight Or Flight


  • Author : Geoffrey Regan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 0380780194

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Fight Or Flight Excerpt :

Takes a look at the thin line that has separated cowardice and bravery during war, and tells stories of the battles that brought out the worst, and the best, in the fighting men who faced death at the eleventh hour

Keith Earls  Fight Or Flight Book

Keith Earls Fight Or Flight


  • Author : Keith Earls
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-10-21
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 1914197097

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The Relaxation Response Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Relaxation Response


  • Author : Herbert Benson, M.D.
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-09-22
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061966002

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The Relaxation Response Excerpt :

In this time of quarantine and global uncertainty, it can be difficult to deal with the increased stress and anxiety. Using ancient self-care techniques rediscovered by Herbert Benson, M.D., a pioneer in mind/body medicine for health and wellness, you can relieve your stress, anxiety, and depression at home with just ten minutes a day. Herbert Benson, M.D., first wrote about a simple, effective mind/body approach to lowering blood pressure in The Relaxation Response. When Dr. Benson introduced this approach to relieving stress over forty years ago, his book became an instant national bestseller, which has sold over six million copies. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret—without high-priced lectures or prescription medicines. The Relaxation Response has become the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat the harmful effects of stress, anxiety, depression, and high blood pressure. Rediscovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, this revitalizing, therapeutic tack is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering from stress and anxiety, including heart conditions, high blood pressure, chronic pain, insomnia, and many other physical and psychological ailments. It requires only minutes to learn, and just ten minutes of practice a day.

Brainblocks Book

Brainblocks


  • Author : Theo Tsaousides
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735205451

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Brainblocks Excerpt :

Brainblocks are the mental obstacles that keep people from achieving success, defined as setting, pursuing, and achieving a goal. Managing the brain is the solution to preventing mental blocks from interfering with achieving your goals. And neuropsychologist Dr. Theo Tsaousides gives you the tools to improve: Awareness: • the seven brainblocks to success (self-doubt, procrastination, impatience, multitasking, rigidity, perfectionism, negativity) • the characteristic feelings, thoughts, and actions associated with each brainblock • the brain functions involved in goal-oriented action • brain glitches and how they create setbacks • the cost of not removing brainblocks • the best strategies to remove the blocks Engagement: • actively search for brainblocks in your actions, thoughts, and feelings • recognize and label each brainblock as soon as it is identified • practice each strategy consistently until it becomes second nature • track your progress toward a goal Through these strategies you will learn to overcome these cognitive obstacles and harness the power of the brain to achieve success in any endeavor.

Fight NOT Flight the Key to Stopping Anxiety Book

Fight NOT Flight the Key to Stopping Anxiety


  • Author : Boyd Brent
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 86
  • ISBN 10 : 1521772681

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Fight NOT Flight the Key to Stopping Anxiety Excerpt :

Also included in this edition: Fight NOT Flight: The Key to Preventing Panic AttacksMost people are aware of the fight or flight response. It's the term we use when we refer to our primitive survival instinct. When we feel threatened, our fight or flight response kicks in, and makes us either want to fight the perceived threat, or else take flight from it. When it comes to anxiety, you can forget about fight. Whenever you feel anxious, it's because flight response chemicals are being released into your mind/body system. Let's flip the coin from Flight to FightThe word 'fight' brings with it a world of negative overtones. However, when it's used in the context of overcoming anxiety, it refers to flipping the coin from flight over to fight, and utilising the resulting pro-active (feel-good endorphins) to defeat anxiety. The ability to do so is a life changer, providing the confidence to enter any situation (or face up to painful memories) knowing you have the skills at your disposal to stop any resulting anxiety in its tracks. This short book provides the easy to learn, physical skills you need to achieve this from today onwards. I developed the skills you're about to learn as a means of overcoming my own battles with anxiety, and then went on to teach them to clients who visited my clinic in London from afar afield as the USA and Australia.

Fight Or Flight Book

Fight Or Flight


  • Author : Harley Reid
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2021-07-25
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9798543424759

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Fight Or Flight Excerpt :

From up and coming British author, Harley Reid, comes a brand new, second chance romance about love, loss, and finding your way back to the one you love. "If you're going to love, love all the way. Don't be scared of getting hurt or you will never know real love." LEXI I never needed Mr Right. I was perfectly happy with Mr Right Now. But that all changed when he came along. He made me love him, and then eighteen months ago, he left. Tearing my heart into a million pieces and burning my world to the ground. Now I'm on the verge of losing the acting career I've worked so hard for and the only way to rebuild my reputation is to fabricate the perfect relationship. And the only man who can help me is him. Can the man who destroyed me, be the one to put me back together again? MATEO I never wanted to hurt her. I had my reasons for walking away. My life is miserable without her in it. Ever since I left, I've distracted myself with charity work and championship fights. Because there is one thing missing in my life, and I only have myself to blame. Now I have the chance to make things right, and after what I did to her, after leaving the way I did, it's the least I can do. I'm going to win back the woman who owns my heart. But how can I show her that our love is worth fighting for? Fight Or Flight contains scenes of a sexual nature, violence and strong language. It is suitable for readers 18 years and over. Topics including miscarriage/abortion are mentioned so if these subjects are triggering for you, please proceed with caution. The Fighting For Love Series consists of interconnected standalones, all featuring a mixed martial arts fighter as one or both main characters. They can be read in any order.

Fight  Flight or Flourish Book

Fight Flight or Flourish


  • Author : Ingra Du Buisson-Narsai
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Release Date : 2020-03-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781869228422

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Fight Flight or Flourish Excerpt :

Fight, Flight or Flourish: How neuroscience can unlock human potential takes the latest research in neuroscience and translates it into actionable steps you can take today to help you and your team thrive at work! This practical book offers dozens of neuro-tips to help you: Cope better with stress; increase your focus at work; foster better relationships; quickly identify the intentions of others; make your goals more meaningful and achievable; cultivate a stillness of mind; increase performance; and more! 'Fight, Flight or Flourish, is a marvellous compilation and translational book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to stay abreast of the latest research in neuroscience and begin to understand what it means to be human.'A Richard Boyatzis - co-author of the international best seller Primal Leadership 'This book is a wise neuro-investment that will maximise your individual and social performance.' Dr John Demartini - International best-selling author of The Values Factor