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New Adventure Follows Playful Puffin Árni “Off The Beaten Path”

Trish Stevens
Teresa Hinojosa
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New Adventure Follows Playful Puffin Árni “Off The Beaten Path”

Playful puffin Árni and his best friend Birta embark upon another lively adventure in Puffins Off the Beaten Path, the delightful follow-up to RA Anderson’s Puffins Take Flight.

This time, Árni and Birta are exploring Iceland’s breathtaking landscape in search of two lost lambs, but along the way, they come face-to-face with a predator, the Artic Fox, and other an-imals in Iceland.

Young readers can join Árni and Birta on their adventure, as they meet Icelandic horses, sheep, and reindeer, and experience other natural wonders of Iceland. Meanwhile, the puf-fin parents take on a journey of their own as they venture beyond their puffin colony to search for their wayward little ones, encountering Whooper Swans and a family of sheep.

Eye-catching from start to finish, Puffins Off the Beaten Path features photographs captured by the author as she explored the beauty of Iceland. The story is also woven with fun facts that readers will enjoy, including how Icelandic farms manage to grow their own fruit despite the cold temperatures and why sheep are allowed to walk in the streets!

Puffins Take Flight and Puffins off the Beaten Path are the first two books in Anderson’s Puffin Explorers Series. Watch for future escapades with Árni and Birta in the upcoming Puffins Encounter Fire & Ice.

Author RA Anderson is a wanderer who has lived all over, from California to Belize, and currently, home is a town called Rome, in Georgia that is!

A lifelong passion for creative writing and photography became her life. Her award-winning photographs have been featured in table books, magazines and front-page news, and her writing has been published in magazines, poetry books and children’s books. Her If Pets Could Talk series includes Cats, Dogs, Farm Animals and A Service Dog. Iceland, The Puffin Explorers Series is her newest children’s series. She also recently released a YA book, Girl Sailing Aboard the Western Star.

Three boys—her heart and soul—call her Mom. She and her husband are recent empty-nesters, leaving them more time to travel.

For more information, please visit ra-anderson.com, or connect with her on social media at https://www.facebook.com/raAndersonAuthor/; @aruthanne Instagram; @ra_anderson_author Instagram; or @aruthanne Twitter.

Puffins Off The Beaten Path
Publisher: My Favorite Books Publishing Company, LLC
Release Date: December 12, 2019
ISBN-10: 1950590089
ISBN-13: 978-1950590087
Available from Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com

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Fact-Filled Children’s Book Tells Adventurous Tale Of Playful Puffin

Trish Stevens
Teresa Hinojosa
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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Friendswood, TX 77549
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Fact-Filled Children’s Book Tells Adventurous Tale Of Playful Puffin

Playful little puffin Árni is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—at least not today. He wants one more day to play with his best friend Birta, but she is nowhere to be found. While Árni searches Iceland for Birta, his mother and father are searching for him. Little pufflings shouldn’t be wandering about all alone!

Puffins Take Flight is the entertaining and educational first installment in RA Anderson’s Iceland: The Puffin Explorers Series. Aimed at children ages pre-K through 2nd grade, Puffins Take Flight introduces readers to puffins and their breathtaking surroundings in Iceland. Fun facts are sprinkled throughout the book and include interesting tidbits about Iceland, puffins and a mention of Icelandic sheep.

Will Árni find Birta and will Árni’s parents find him before it’s too late? Come along on Árni’s big adventure to find out! Illustrated with actual photographs taken during the author’s exploration of Iceland, this eye-catching picture book is sure to entertain readers of all ages.

Watch for future adventures with Árni and Birta in the upcoming Puffins off the Beaten Path and Puffins Encounter Fire & Ice.

Author RA Anderson is a wanderer who has lived all over, from California to Belize, and currently, home is a town called Rome, in Georgia that is!

A lifelong passion for creative writing and photography became her life. Her award-winning photographs have been featured in table books, magazines and front-page news, and her writing has been published in magazines, poetry books and children’s books. Her If Pets Could Talk series includes Cats, Dogs, Farm Animals and A Service Dog. Iceland, The Puffin Explorers Series is her newest children’s series. Coming soon is her YA fiction release, Girl Sailing, the Western Star.

Three boys—her heart and soul—call her Mom. She and her husband are recent empty-nesters, leaving them more time to travel.

For more information, please visit ra-anderson.com, or connect with her on social media at https://www.facebook.com/raAndersonAuthor/; @aruthanne Instagram; @ra_anderson_author Instagram; or @aruthanne Twitter.

Puffins Take Flight
Publisher: My Favorite Books Publishing Company, LLC
Release Date: November 20, 2019
ISBN-10: 1950590062
ISBN-13: 978-1950590063
Available from Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com

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We Need To Emotionally Cleanse The Brain And Reclaim Our Happiness Without The Use Of Soft Addictions

Trish Stevens
Jaime Simpson
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We Need To Emotionally Cleanse The Brain And Reclaim Our Happiness Without The Use Of Soft Addictions

Stress is turning many of us into addicts! We’re hooked on the soft addictions – streaming video binges, endless internet surfing, endless texting, or internet shopping. We can’t stop . . . until now! The Stress Overload Solution by Laurel Mellin, Ph.D., a New York Times bestselling author, UCSF professor and the founder of Emotional Brain Training (EBT) maps out simple tools to shut off addictions, whether they are work addictions, mood addictions, love addictions or habit. It’s the latest neuroscience, and the technique is so powerful, readers can use it for any unwanted urge, drive, or compulsion.

Dr. Mellin discovered a simple tool that switches off addictive wires in the emotional brain. You can use it two ways: 1) when you have that feeling like a wire was triggered in your brain and you’re going to take some unhealthy action whether you want to or not, use the tool. In 2 to 4 minutes, your emotional brain switches it off. The craving stops. You feel elated because you are in control again! And 2), for those particularly stubborn wires, use the same in a more reflective way. Get comfortable with it, understand its origin (perhaps your mother gave it to you?), and then use the same tool to zap it. It’s a great feeling, because when you have switched off that wire enough, you are in complete control. Inner conflict stops. You feel so secure, pleasured, comforted and safe that you’d rather go for a walk, dance and sing or bring our your creative, playful self – because you are no longer an addict!

The method is so powerful that you will use it for the rest of your life. In addition to switching off the drive for bad habits it can also be used on mood habits to stop you worrying yourself sick, flying into a rage or sinking into numbness and overthinking. The same goes for love addictions. Rewire your drive to merge or distance, rescue or people please, isolate or judge. These are just wires that can be switched off. What about work? They are wires too because work brings out our issues with co-workers, procrastination, fearing failure, dreading success and more.

Everyone who is stressed, driven or overwhelmed needs The Stress Overload Solution: A Proven, Neuroscience Method for Optimal Well-being from Dr. Laurel Mellin. The emotional tools are like self-therapy, but with privacy and confidentiality. YOU are in charge!

In this 30-day program, Dr. Mellin expertly explains her Emotional Brain Training (EBT) method, which, once mastered, will give you the tools you need to deactivate the wires in your brain that cause stress and activate wires that promote optimal well-being in two to four minutes. This book is a complete how-to manual for freedom from addictions.

We were born to create joy in our life and fulfill our purpose, not be limited by soft addictions, urges, drives and compulsions caused by stress overload. Create freedom in your life and switch off these issues with the tools in this book. Gain new power to control quality of life!

Laurel Mellin, Ph.D., is a New York Times bestselling author; health psychologist; Associate Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; and founder of the Emotional Brain Training (EBT) method. She is also the leader of the Brain Based Health Movement, mobilizing individuals, universities and corporations to access the natural pathway in the brain to rapidly get from stress to joy. She has been a faculty member at UCSF for more than 30 years, and her work has been featured on KQED public television, Oprah, Today, Good Morning America, and in U.S. News & World Report, Time, The Conversation, Psychology Today and many more. Her method was named one of the “Top Ten Medical Advances of the Year” by Health magazine. Dr. Mellin’s credentials are from the University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco State University, and North Central University. She is a Ph.D. health psychologist, a Master’s level nutritionist, and has received government and health organization awards for her research and public education. Her two latest books are The Stress Eating Solution and The Stress Overload Solution, which give the public an opportunity to experience the 30-day, step-by-step way to learn how to become emotional superstars, and move through stress to joy, often in as little as four minutes, to stop cravings and stop the “stress buzzer” from being stuck on. Dr. Mellin is an internationally-recognized expert on obesity and stress.

For more information, please visit www.ebt.org; read Dr. Mellin’s blog at https://www.brainbasedhealth.org; or connect with her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/drlaurelmellin/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ebtgroups.

The Stress Overload Solution: A Proven, Neuroscience Method for Optimal Well-being
Release Date: April 2019
Publisher: EBT Books
ISBN-10: 0578512815
ISBN-13: 978-0578512815
Available from Amazon.com

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Walk With Apostle Peter On His Journey Toward Understanding The Power Of The Holy Spirit

Trish Stevens
Teresa Hinojosa
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
832.569.5773 Direct
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Walk With Apostle Peter On His Journey Toward Understanding The Power Of The Holy Spirit

A lot of people believe in Jesus Christ but few have a deep, personal relationship with him. Fewer still have a full comprehension of the power of the Holy Spirit. What about you? Are you trying to follow Jesus, but feel like you are falling short? Or perhaps you feel good about your relationship with Jesus, but deep down, you expected to feel differently when you ac-cepted Jesus into your heart and life — there has to be more, right?

Many Christians have become comfortable with the status quo of their faith. They go to church. Lead good lives. Do good deeds. All the while, they read about the intangible con-cept of the Holy Spirit. They listen in church as the pastor speaks of the miracles throughout Acts.
Jesus and Paul and Peter talk about a new power, but what could this power actually look like in day-to-day life?

In The Missing Link: Your Journey With Peter From Self Power to Holy Spirit Power, author Sam Hunter takes readers along on a journey with Apostle Peter, as he transforms from self-centered into being truly filled with the power of the Holy Spirit following Jesus’ return to Heaven.

Told entirely from Peter’s perspective, The Missing Link is a conversational, thought-provoking read that aims to help readers understand the unique and often misunderstood concept of the Holy Spirit. Readers will see the Holy Spirit in a whole new light and learn to appropriate and live with this new power that Jesus promised.

Hunter’s approach is engaging and down-to-earth, with lessons taken directly from scripture woven seamlessly throughout. The Missing Link is for anyone seeking a closer walk with Je-sus and a deeper understanding of the power of the Holy Spirit.

Educated and trained as a structural design engineer, author Sam Hunter spent 20 years in real estate and construction. Jesus turned the light on when Hunter was 38, and he was born again. He has been teaching and preaching about following Jesus for 20 years. He is the host of 721 Live, the radio arm of 721 Ministries and can be heard Fridays 11:00-11:30 on FM91.9 and FM92.9 Christian Talk Radio. He is also the author of The Putting Green Devotional Series for men and women and has produced two DVD curriculums: Contentment: The Path to Peace; and Fear: Do you React in Fear or Respond in Faith? His aim is to help men and women find and live “Life to the Full.” He resides in Greenville, SC.

The Missing Link
Release Date: October 2019
Publisher: High Bridge Books
ISBN-10: 1946615439
ISBN-13: 978-1946615435
Available from Amazon.com and from www.PuttingGreenBlog.com/store

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Meryl Streep: On the Couch Offers Intimate Look At Hollywood Icon

Trish Stevens
Jenny Crain-Harrison
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Meryl Streep: On the Couch Offers Intimate Look At Hollywood Icon

The widely popular On the Couch series by Alma Bond, Ph.D., has given readers unique and revealing perspectives into the lives of Marilyn Monroe, Jackie O, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Streisand as seen through the eyes of fictitious New York psychoanalyst Dr. Darcy Dale.

Dr. Bond’s latest, Meryl Streep: On the Couch, takes us inside the life of this Hollywood icon and political activist who’s been nominated for more than 20 Oscars. Her film-ography reads like a greatest hits from the past 40 years, from Kramer v. Kramer to The Devil Wears Prada and the enchanting Mama Mia! ― Streep has seemingly checked every box. But who is she when the cameras aren’t rolling? Readers are about to find out!

When Streep decides to pay Dr. Darcy Dale a visit, it isn’t for treatment. Streep is preparing for her next role, and she’s come to observe and study Manhattan’s most successful psychoanalyst. The two women strike a deal: Streep will have to undergo psychoanalytic treatment herself as part of her research. What follows is a tale that explores the journey and the psyche of a character whose spell never wears off on fans.

Author Alma H. Bond received her Ph.D. from Columbia University and became a highly successful psychoanalyst in private practice for 37 years in New York City. She “retired” to become a full-time writer. She has written more than 26 books, including her On the Couch Series, Camille Claudel, a Novel; The Autobiography of Maria Callas, a Novel; Old Age is a Terminal Illness; I Married Dr. Jekyll and Woke Up Mrs. Hyde; On Becoming a Grandparent; and a children’s book, The Tree That Could Fly. Dr. Bond also wrote the play, Maria, about the life of Maria Callas.

Her late husband, Rudy Bond, was a well-known actor, appearing in many films such as A Streetcar Named Desire, top Broadway shows and in more than 100 TV shows. He also wrote the book I Rode a Streetcar Named Desire. The Bonds have three children, all of whom have published books, and eight grandchildren, none of whom have published books … yet.

Meryl Streep: On the Couch
Publisher: Bancroft Press
Release Date: December 2019
ISBN-10: 161088499X
ISBN-13: 978-1610884990
Available from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and BancroftPress.com

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Unresolved Trauma And Toxic Stress Seep Into The Way We Partner, Parent, Labor And Love

Trish Stevens
Allison Janse
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Unresolved Trauma And Toxic Stress Seep Into The Way We Partner, Parent, Labor And Love

This groundbreaking new book by Dr. Tian Dayton offers a path to healing for the
millions of people who grew up with addiction, trauma, or adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Toxic stress and trauma are gaining a rightful place in our country’s national health agenda. Almost two-thirds of people reported at least one adverse childhood event (ACE), and more than one in five reported three or more. When trauma remains unresolved, it can emerge in adulthood as co-addictions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, intimacy issues, and even physical illnesses.

In The Soulful Journey of Recovery, esteemed clinician Tian Dayton offers a way out, drawing on cutting-edge neuroscience, her decades of work as a therapist, and her personal experience as a child growing up in an addicted household. With exercises, journaling prompts, and astute advice from the heart and the trenches of psycho-therapy, Dr. Dayton reveals both a path and a plan to heal.

Discover:

• Why there’s no “normal” for anyone with unresolved trauma—and how to take the first steps to recover.
• The hidden connection between trauma and addictions—and what you can do if you or someone you love is numbing their pain.
• How childhood traumas can make us physically sick as adults.
• How to tell if someone is “emotionally dyslexic”—with ways to build emotional sobriety and emotional literacy.
• Why our biggest triggers can become treasures that lead to a path of healing.

It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. Learn how to change the script with The Soulful Journey of Recovery.

From the Foreword by Gary Seidler:

For those who have grown up in a family with addiction, mental illness, or other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), the heartache and pain doesn’t end when they grow up and leave home. The legacy can last a lifetime and spread to generations unseen. In The Soulful Journey of Recovery, Dr. Tian Dayton details an action plan for readers based on the best research of the past two decades. Herself an adult child of an alcoholic, Dr. Dayton has devoted her life’s work to help others free themselves from the trauma they thought they had left behind; triggered pain and anger from the past that can derail the present or make relationships unnecessarily stressful. Powerful, focused exercises and meditations will put readers in touch with their creative, spontaneous side, leading to positive life changes. A journey of self discovery, the book presents hope circuits of positive psychology, showing readers how to take themselves from a place of pain to one of presence. Readers will discover that recovery is a self-affirming life adventure, and the kindest and best thing they can do for themselves and future generations.

Author Bio:

Tian Dayton, PhD, is a senior fellow at The Meadows. She has an MA in educational
psychology and a PhD in clinical psychology and is a board-certified trainer in psycho-drama. She authored 15 books including The ACoA Trauma Syndrome, Emotional Sobriety, Trauma and Addiction, Forgiving and Moving On and The Living Stage. She taught psychodrama at New York University for eight years and is the Director of The New York Psychodrama Training Institute. She is a fellow of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry & Group Psychotherapy, and sits on the professional standards committee. She is the winner of ASGPP’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Scholar’s Award and President’s Award, The Mona Mansell Award, and The Ackermann Black Award. Dr. Dayton has been a guest expert on NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Montel, Rikki Lake, John Walsh, and Geraldo. She blogs for Thrive Global and The Huffington Post.

The Soulful Journey of Recovery
By Dr. Tian Dayton
Release Date: November 1, 2019
ISBN: 978-07573-2200-6 paperback
Health Communications, Inc., (800) 851-9100, Sales – Lori Golden extension 228, www.hcibooks.com; available wherever books are sold.

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Meant For More: Awaken Your Full Potential And Create A Life Truly Worth Living

Trish Stevens
Jaime Simpson
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
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Meant For More: Awaken Your Full Potential And Create A Life Truly Worth Living

The market is saturated with self-help books, and personal and professional development programs. But look around. Only about 2 to 5 percent of our population is achieving extraordinary success. Why?

One explanation, suggests author Mia Hewett, is because we’re actually trying to solve the wrong problems. Meant for More: Stop Secretly Struggling and Become a Force to Be Reckoned With not only shares Mia’s own journey of discovery and awakening, it also reveals fundamental truths that will help you experiences a genuine breakthrough and awaken to what’s really been stopping you from realizing your full potential.

Meant for More offers a blueprint to help you confidently create your own reality by accessing your innate power, shifting your self-image, and clearing the misconceptions or misunderstandings that have been getting in your way. You will learn how to reach your highest potential by:

• Understanding the exact science of how to take your dreams and turn them into reality.
• Knowing how to stop being a prisoner of your mental chatter and to finally use your mind for what it really is: A powerful tool.
• Eliminating tons of stress by learning how to make accurate decisions easily and consistently.
• Gaining a blueprint for powerful and meaningful relationships — both business and personal.
• Knowing how to move beyond fears, anxieties and limitations.
• Knowing how to feel fulfilled, happy and in harmony with your aspirations.
• Learning what it takes to have what you think, what you say, how you feel and what you do, all in alignment.

Written for those who’ve always felt as if they were meant for something greater, but just didn’t know how to get there, Meant for More aims to help readers unlock their full potential so they can thrive spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically, and achieve the results they’ve always dreamed of.
For a limited time, readers can download Meant for More absolutely free from Mia’s website: www.MiaHewett.com.

Author Mia Hewett is a human potential expert. She has co-owned and operated a seven-figure business, is an international speaker, and a world-class business coach. Mia is the founder of Aligned Intelligence™ or A.I.M., a methodology that removes all blind spots, fear, anxiety and self-doubt to have you feel empowered, make accurate decisions and work smarter — not harder — to maximize your results and live your potential.
Mia’s method is for those wanting to achieve self-mastery. Like many of you, Mia’s most significant source of pain was knowing she was meant for more, yet not understanding why she kept secretly struggling to achieve it. Mia’s excited to let you in on what successful people know that they often cannot explain by helping you bridge the spiritual or conceptual awareness to a practical understanding in a way that makes it easy for you to implement. Now she lives an incredible life, living her life’s purpose and doing what she’s most passionate about, and you can too! Mia has run all five major world marathons and currently lives in Boston and Florida with her partner, Michael, and their French bulldog, Buddha.

Meant for More: Stop Secretly Struggling and Become a Force to Be Reckoned With
Publisher: Difference Press
Released: May 14, 2019
ISBN-10: 1683092422
ISBN-13: 978-1683092421
Available from Amazon.com and www.miahewett.com

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