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Browse Month: February 2018

The Compassionate Mind (Compassion Focused Therapy)

Not only does compassion help to soothe distressing emotions, it actually increases feelings of contentment and well-being. This title outlines the findings about the value of compassion and how it works, and takes readers through basic mind training exercises to enhance the capacity for, and use of, compassion.New

KS1 Maths SATs Practice Workbook: 2018 tests (Letts KS1 Revision Success)

In line with the new National Curriculum, this Maths Practice Workbook provides a bank of questions to test children’s understanding of all the key topics taught at Key Stage 1. Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this KS1 Maths practice workbook contains plenty of useful questions and answers to test children’s understanding, and engaging images and diagrams to make learning more enjoyable. Included in this book: * Colourful images and diagrams throughout * Mixed…

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Paperback. Pub Date :2008-2-1 Pages: 366 Publisher: Penguin What have the invention of the wheel. Pompeii. the Wall Street Crash. Harry Potter and the internet got in common Why are all forecasters con-artists What can Catherine the Greats lovers tell us about probability And. why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives. from bestsellers to world disasters Their impact is huge; theyre impossible to….

Natural Rubber Materials: Volume 1: Blends and Ipns (Rsc Polymer Chemistry)

The combination of its unique morphology, physical properties, cost effectiveness and environmental friendliness make natural rubber an appealing constituent for many materials and applications. This comprehensive two volume set covers the synthesis, characterization and applications of natural rubber based blends, interpenetrating polymer networks, composites and nanocomposites. Volume 1 covers different types of natural rubber-based blends and IPNs as well as manufacturing methods, thermo…

Into the Wild (Picador Classic Book 78)

Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature.

A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and…

Sisters of the East End: A 1950s Nurse and Midwife

Heart-warming tales of nursing and midwifery from the Sisters who worked with Jennifer Worth.

‘A second’s silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen … A baby, a real live baby, another human life had entered the world. It didn’t seem possible and yet I had witnessed it with my very own eyes.’

Born into a happy working-class North London family in the mid-twentieth century, Katie is determined to ‘do something’ with her life. Working in the…