Everything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and your place in the world in seven enlightening lessons
‘Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world. And it’s breathtaking’
These seven short lessons guide us, with simplicity and clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this beautiful and mind-bending…
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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.
When Breath Becomes Air…
What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? Here, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.
Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely satisfactory. With stories of his own work and those of specialists around the globe, The Body Keeps the Score sheds new light on the routes away from trauma – which lie in the regulation and…
‘I am a junior doctor. It is 4 a.m. I have run arrest calls, treated life-threatening bleeding, held the hand of a young woman dying of cancer, scuttled down miles of dim corridors wanting to sob with sheer exhaustion, forgotten to eat, forgotten to drink, drawn on every fibre of strength that I possess to keep my patients safe from harm.’
How does it feel to be spat out of medical school into a world of pain, loss and trauma that you feel wholly ill-equipped to handle?
To be a medical novice…
Paperback: 220 pages Publisher: Construction Industry Training Board (CITB); 12th Revised edition edition (3 April 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1857514564 ISBN-13: 978-1857514568 Product Dimensions: 15 x 1.5 x 21 cm
‘Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.’ There’s nothing like a unicorn to give life some colour. Relax, take a break and let your imagination soar… Colour, create and keep calm! This paperback book has 96 pages and measures: 20.4 x 15.8 x 0.8cm