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  • Your clear, compassionate guide to managing BPD — andliving wellLooking for straightforward information on BorderlinePersonality Disorder? This easy-to-understand guide helps those whohave BPD develop strategies for breaking the destructive cycle.This book also aids loved ones in accepting the disorder andoffering support. Inside you'll find authoritative details on thecauses of BPD and proven treatments, as well as advice on workingwith therapists, managing symptoms, and enjoying a full life.Review the basics of BPD — discover the symptoms of BPD andthe related emotional problems, as well as the cultural,biological, and psychological causes of the diseaseUnderstand what goes wrong — explore impulsivity, emotionaldysregulation, identity problems, relationship conflicts,black-and-white thinking, and difficulties in perception; andidentify the areas where you may need helpMake the choice to change — find the right care provider,overcome common obstacles to change, set realistic goals, andimprove your physical and emotional stateEvaluate treatments for BPD — learn about the currenttreatments that really work and develop a plan for addressing thecore symptoms of BPDIf someone you love has BPD — see how to identify triggers,handle emotional upheavals, set clear boundaries, and encourageyour loved one to seek therapyOpen the book and find:The major characteristics of BPDWho gets BPD — and whyRecent treatment advancesIlluminating case studiesStrategies for calming emotions and staying in controlA discussion of medication optionsWays to stay healthy during treatmentTips for explaining BPD to othersHelp for parents whose child exhibits symptomsTreatment options that work and those you should avoid

  • Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies provides a one-stop reference for users looking to harness the power of this Web building suite. The book covers each of the core applications in Studio MX including Dreamweaver, Flash, Freehand, Fireworks, ColdFusion and, newly added to this edition, Contribute. Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies also contains coverage on using all the applications together in a single Web building project as well as an overview of the basics of good Web design. This book, like the product itself, should appeal to both professional and hobbyist Web builders who want a single product that can do the work of six or seven separate products.

  • The easy way to get 'in' with influencer marketing Are you a marketing guru looking to stay at the top of your game? Then you need to be in the know on influencer marketing. A hybrid of content marketing and native advertising, influencer marketing is an established trend in marketing that identifies and targets individuals with influence over potential buyers. Although this has usually meant focusing on popular celebrities and Internet personalities, there is a new wave of 'everyday consumers' that can have a large impact. In Influencer Marketing For Dummies, you'll find out how to market to those who rock social media-and, subsequently, grow your brand. Influencer marketing relies on building strong relationships with customers. With the help of this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll discover how to build superior customer service and experience, make strong interactions with customers, and encourage organic and authentic sharing about your brand. Measure the most impact that content has on your overall marketing strategy Find influencers: it's not just a numbers game or a 'who's who' of social media Engage with influencers once you've found them Recognize the best practices of influencer marketing and outreach If you're a marketer, media agency professional, business owner, or anyone else who works hard to bring brands, products, and services to the largest audience possible, Influencer Marketing For Dummies is the go-to guide you don't want to be without.

  • Europe For Dummies

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    For Dummies Travel guides are the ultimate user-friendly trip planners, combining the broad appeal and time-tested features of the For Dummies series with up-to-the-minute advice and information from the experts at Frommer's. Small trim size for use on-the-go Focused coverage of only the best hotels and restaurants in all price ranges The fun and easy way to explore Europe From great museums and historic sights to fabulous food and trendsetting styles, Europe has it all. Get the lowdown on everything from passports to palaces, culture to nightlife, and cathedrals to cuisine. With mini-guides to fifteen of Europe's most popular cities and surrounding areas in eleven different countries, this book is your ticket to an exciting European adventure. Open the book and find: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss -and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Lots of detailed maps

  • TASC For Dummies

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    Everything you need to pass the TASC If you're looking to gauge your readiness for the high school equivalency exam and want to give it all you've got, TASC For Dummies has everything you need. The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is a state-of-the art, affordable, national high school equivalency assessment that evaluates five subject areas: reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. With the help of this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll gain the confidence and skills needed to score your highest and gain your high school diploma equivalency. Helps you measure your career and college readiness, as outlined by the Common Core State Standards Focuses entirely on the 5 sections of the TASC and the various question types you'll encounter on test day Includes two full-length TASC practice tests with complete answers and explanations So far, New York, Indiana, New Jersey, West Virginia, Wyoming, and Nevada have adopted TASC as their official high school equivalency assessment test. If you're a resident of one of these states and want an easy-to-grasp introduction to the exam, TASC For Dummies has you covered. Written in plain English and packed with tons of practical and easy-to-follow explanations, it gets you up to speed on this alternative to the GED.

  • All the information you need to manage your money wisely in one great guide Looking to expand your knowledge of money management? This all-in-one resource is the tool you need. From dealing with debt and setting financial goals to starting a small business and planning your estate, this indispensable desk reference is bursting with sound financial advice. Our Canadian financial experts offer the insight you need for making first-class money-management decisions. Setting financial goals - determine your money personality and set a financial course that works for you Getting yourself out of debt - tackle credit problems and expense issues to set yourself on the right path Buying and selling a home - get the home of your dreams for the best price and sell your house easily and profitably Understanding investing essentials - explore your options to make the most of your money Building wealth through stocks, bonds, and mutual funds - buy the most profitable investment vehicles no matter what the economic climate Planning your retirement - build your RRSPs to enjoy a comfortable retirement free from money worries Readying your estate - ensure that your estate is properly managed and safe from taxes Starting a small business - set out on an entrepreneurial adventure with everything you need to be successful "An indispensable reference guide."
    -Mike Gillespie, Canwest News Service Open the book and find: How to manage your money to meet your goals Budget tips to help you save more How to reduce the taxes you pay Expert tips on buying your perfect home The best investments for your personality and goals How to build a diversified portfolio The scoop on how much you'll need to retire comfortably Essential information on estate planning What you need to succeed in small business

  • The comprehensive, six-books-in-one package Canadian investors can trust with their money Designed for those investors who are already familiar with the fundamentals of the investment process and are looking to take their finances to the next level, Building Wealth All-in-One For Canadians For Dummies, is a higher-end title that will make diversifying your portfolio-the key to successful investing-a cinch. Offering readers a wealth of information on investment techniques, along with options ranging from stocks and mutual funds to trading on the Foreign Exchange and buying investment properties, the book is: Fully up-to-date and packed with current content Written by Canadian authors who understand Canadian finances Filled with everything you need to know about investing The ultimate resource for Canadian investors looking to make more profitable investment decisions, Building Wealth For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One is the book you need to take the next step towards increasing your wealth.

  • Enjoy your retirement! As you face retirement, you need to make smart choices and plan for a new phase of your life. You need to know where to put your savings, the ins and outs of the four Medicare programs, ways to integrate exercise into your daily retired life, and more. This handy guide also provides tips for taking care of yourself while you're also taking care of your parents, children, and grandchildren. Retirement For Dummies tackles the topics you need to know about. Open the book and find: Ways to lead a healthier lifestyle Explanations of Medicare Organizations and resources that can offer help, direction, and support Exercises for your mind and body

  • What's a Gigabook? A collection of just about everything you need to know on a topic, all in one convenient place!  Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies takes the best from five other For Dummies books and squeezes out everything but the most important stuff. This single super-sized reference - more than 800 pages' worth - gives you a go-to guide on everything connected with Windows XP, PCs and peripherals, the Internet, Office 2003, and Money 2004. You might think of it as a "greatest hits" collection. Want to know how to set up, navigate, use, and maintain Windows XP? It's all in Book I. Book II covers the care and feeding of PCs in general and takes you on a complete tour of peripherals-those add-ons that make computing cool. Want to explore the world via the World Wide Web? Check Book III. And if you finally have to do some work, check into Book IV, where you'll get the complete story on Office 2003 and Money 2004. You'll discover how to: Customize Windows XP, set up user accounts, and share files Work with digital photos, Windows Media Player, and Windows Movie Maker Choose a printer, scanner, game hardware, and additional storage Set up a wireless home network Get online safely, protect your kids, create your own Web pages, and cruise for bargains on eBay Use Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint Manage your finances with Microsoft Money Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies is packed with information that's easy to find and even easier to understand. Keep it handy for reference-you'll be gigapleased with how useful it is!

  • Get connected, get clicking, and get what you need from the Internet, whether that's answers from Google, bargains from E-bay, music from iTunes, or merchandise from the thousands of shopping sites. The Internet Gigabook For Dummies has almost 900 pages jam-packed with information, how-tos, tips, techniques, advice, and short-cuts to help you use the Internet for all it's worth! Whether you're an experienced Web surfer or just daring to get your feet wet for the first time, you'll discover how to get the most from the Internet and its most popular sites with information on: The basics-everything from installation to browsing, navigation, and setting up your e-mail account Googling-searching for information, photographs, newsgroups, bargains, and more Yahooing- searching, mail, shopping, chatting, playing games, doing financial research, and more Buying and selling on eBay-finding collectables, hard-to-find items, and bargains; bidding, buying, and paying online; and selling your own trash and treasures Making beautiful music together with iTunes-buying and playing music, burning CDs, organizing your music collection with playlists, and even editing on your iPod Creating your own Web Pages-building your first site, including the essentials and working with HTML, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, posting your Web site, and more Edited by Peter Weverka, author of many For Dummies books, The Internet Gigabook For Dummies includes information culled from eight For Dummies books. It's like a greatest-hits collection! Even experienced surfers will discover some new tricks such as how to: Use Yahoo! Finance to get stock quotes, do financial research, and create an online portfolio Use Instant Messaging with AOL, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger Shop Google Catalogs or use Froogle for online comparison shopping Use advanced techniques and bidding strategies to help you win in eBay auctions Use Yahoo! People Search to find old friends. search Yahoo! Personals to find true romance (or someone semi-compatible). place your own personal ad, and more Use Google News to scan the headlines, search for specific topics, follow related links to go in-depth, or track a story over time Whether you're new to the Internet and want to learn how to set up your e-mail or have a great e-tail idea and want to set up an online business, this Gigabook, complete with an in-depth index, helps you get GigaValue from your online experience.

  • FinTech For Dummies

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    Examine the depth and breadth of financial technology
    This comprehensive, hands-on guide is the go-to source for everything you need to confidently navigate the ever-changing scene of this booming industry. FinTech For Dummies will shed light on this rapidly changing landscape making it an invaluable source of information for anybody working in or interested in this space. This book provides insights, knowledge and guidance from industry experts Steve O'Hanlon and Susanne Chishti on the following: Gaining insight fastest growing market segment of the financial markets Learning the core decision making to effect a growth plan Securing knowledge of the fastest growing fintech companies in the world Navigating the fintech world The ingredients into building a FinTech company

  • The comprehensive go-to guide for building keyboard skills  Being able to play a tune on the piano can bring you a lifetime of sheer aesthetic pleasure-and put you in serious demand at parties! Whatever your motivation for tinkling the ivories, the latest edition of Piano & Keyboard All-In-One For Dummies gives you the essentials you need both to build your playing skills and expand your knowledge of music theory, from deciding what keyboard suits you best to musing on the science of what makes music so emotionally compelling.  This indispensable resource combines the best of Piano For Dummies, Keyboard For Dummies, Music Theory For Dummies,?and?Piano Exercises For Dummies and includes practice strategies, as well as access to streaming and downloadable audio to help guide your progress. In addition to becoming acquainted with the latest in music theory, you'll learn to develop your sight-reading skills and performance techniques -until you can reproduce pieces flawlessly on request!   Choose and care for your keyboard  Practice until perfect  Compose your own songs  Hook up to speakers, computers, and more  Learning to play the keys is a never-ending journey of new discoveries and joy, and there's no better companion on your voyage than this friendly, erudite, and comprehensive guide.    P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, you're probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Piano and Keyboard AIO For Dummies (9781118837429). The book you see here shouldn't be considered a new or updated product. But if you're in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. We're always writing about new topics!

  • Yoga All-In-One For Dummies

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    Everything you need to make yoga an integral part of your health and well-being If you want to incorporate yoga into your daily routine or ramp up what you're already doing, Yoga All-In-One For Dummies is the perfect resource! This complete compendium of six separate titles features everything you need to improve your health and peace of mind with yoga, and includes additional information on, stretching, meditation, adding weights to your yoga workouts, and power yoga moves. Yoga has been shown to have numerous health benefits, ranging from better flexibility and athletic performance to lowered blood pressure and weight loss. For those who want to take control of their health and overall fitness, yoga is the perfect practice. With Yoga All-In-One For Dummies, you'll have everything you need to get started and become a master of even the toughest yoga poses and techniques. Find out how to incorporate yoga to foster health, happiness, and peace of mind Get a complete resource, featuring information from six titles that are packed with tips Use companion workout videos to help you master various yoga poses and techniques that are covered in the book Utilize tips in the book to increase balance, range of motion, flexibility, strength, and overall fitness Take a deep breath and dive into Yoga All-In-One For Dummies to find out how you can improve your health and your happiness by incorporating yoga into your daily routine.

  • Updated to cover all the latest features and capabilities of Access 2007, this resource provides new and inexperienced Access users with eight task-oriented minibooks that cover begininning to advanced-level material  Each minibook covers a specific aspect of Access, such as database design, tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros Shows how to accomplish specific tasks such as database housekeeping, security data, and using Access with the Web Access is the world's leading desktop database solution and is used by millions of people to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as to build powerful, custom database solutions that integrate with the Web and enterprise data sources

  • Praise for the 1st Edition "Easy to read yet filled with facts and information, this is a solid reference guide with everything for the beginner - and perhaps something for the more experienced too."
    -Family History Monthly "There is a lot of good advice in this book for those starting out."
    -Ancestors Navigate your way through your family's past Interested in family history? Keen to discover who your ancestors really were? Want to find out more from the comfort of your own home? If so, this book is for you. Walking you through the process of researching, organising and presenting your family tree online, this expert guide makes it simple. So what are you waiting for? Get plugged in and start tracking down your ancestors today! Lay the groundwork - take the first steps on your genealogical journey and start searching for evidence Find out about your ancestors - discover who your predecessors were and where they came from Get to grips with research tools - find the best online and offline archives and dig deeper into your family's past Present your results effectively - compile your findings into a family tree and create a place to host your material online Open the book and find: What clues you can get from photos, letters, diaries and your relatives The best genealogy websites in the UK and around the world How to get the most out of archives and documents Techniques for creating family history charts on your computer The advantages of coordinating your hunt with other researchers Ways to share research online Tips and tricks for building a family history web page Learn to: Get the most out of genealogy websites and resources Store and organise information on yourcomputer Create your family tree and host it online

  • Learn to speak Italian like a native? Easy. Italian All-in-One For Dummies appeals to those readers looking for a comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to mastering the Italian language. It contains content from all For Dummies Italian language instruction titles, including Italian For Dummies, Intermediate Italian For Dummies, Italian Verbs For Dummies, Italian Phrases For Dummies, Italian Grammar For Dummies, and Italian For Dummies Audio Set. Offers readers interested in learning Italian a valuable reference to all aspects of this popular language The content appeals to students, travelers, and businesspeople who visit Italian-speaking countries An online companion site allows you to download audio tracks allows for more practice opportunities, as well as additional content empowering you to speak Italian like a native Whether you're a pure beginner or have some familiarity with the language, Italian All-in-One For Dummies, with downloadable audio practice online, is your ticket to speaking, and writing, Italian.

  • Divorce For Dummies

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    There's no such thing as an easy divorce. On top of the emotional turmoil, there are also numerous other concerns - from organising finances and splitting property, to breaking the news to children, and picking the best lawyer. This comprehensive guide shows that, with a clear-head and straight-talking advice, divorce can be swifter and easier than expected, letting you make a clean break and move on with confidence. Divorce For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on: What to Do First When Things Start to Go Wrong Separation: A Healthy Breather or a Prelude to Divorce? Helping Your Children Get Through Your Divorce Pre-marital Agreements Same-sex and DIY divorces About the author Elizabeth Walsh is a legal expert and the Editor of Family Law, recently voted `Legal Journal of the Year'. Thelma Fisher is a former chair of the UK College of Family Mediators and has been involved in mediation for over twenty years.

  • Pregnancy For Dummies

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    Everything expectant mums need to know, trimester by trimester Both new and seasoned parents alike have questions and concerns over the course of the nine-month adventure. Pregnancy For Dummies offers comfort and reassurance while serving as a guide to what mother and baby experience before, during, and just after birth. Here, you'll find expert advice on diets and exercise when you're pregnant; guidance on following your baby's development, trimester by trimester; tips on how to prepare for the big day; techniques for taking care of yourself before and after delivery; and support for caring for a newborn baby. Pregnancy For Dummies gives parents-to-be authoritative, friendly, up-to-date advice on every aspect of pregnancy and childbirth. This new edition offers all of the latest information expecting parents want to know, including medical and nutritional information and updated resources/changes in NHS practice, so that new mums will feel prepared and reassured ahead of the birth. A guide to what mother and baby experience before, during, and just after birth Helpful information on preparing for pregnancy Advice on diet and exercise during pregnancy Information on your rights and welfare benefits Guidance on how to care for a newborn baby If you're an expectant mum looking for practical, down-to-earth guidance on what to expect before, during, and after pregnancy, Pregnancy For Dummies will keep you prepared and reassured every step along the way.

  • Don't panic! Combat your worries and minimize anxiety with CBT! Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anxiety with CBT will help you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies is a practical guide to using CBT to face your fears and overcome anxiety and persistent, irrational worries. You'll discover how to put extreme thinking into perspective and challenge negative, anxiety-inducing thoughts with a range of effective CBT techniques to help you enjoy a calmer, happier life. Helps you understand anxiety and how CBT can help Guides you in making change and setting goals Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to face your fears and keep a realistic perspective Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to overcome anxiety and expand your horizons for a healthy, balanced life.

  • Written by a team of business and fi nance experts, Starting & Running a Business All-In-One For Dummies is a complete guide to every aspect of setting up and growing a successful business. Featuring straight-talking advice on everything from business planning and marketing, managing staff and dealing with legal issues, to bookkeeping and taking care of tax obligations, this book is your one-stop guide to turning your business plans into profit.

  • A complete guide to understanding how you think, and discovering how to think differently. Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies is a complete guide to the key techniques that help you master your thoughts: Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy. Discover the basic principles of each approach and receive sensible, practical and effective expert advice on how each one can help you challenge negative beliefs and change your attitudes. Whether you wish to conquer an anxiety, beat an addiction or simply think more positively, here you will find proven and popular methods that you can use to make major changes - improving your personal power and creating the life you want. Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies will include: Book I: Essential Concepts Exploring the Key Themes of NLP Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Examining Hypnotherapy Introducing Life Coaching Book II: Neuro-Linguistic Programming Taking Charge of Your Life Creating Rapport Reaching Beyond the Words People Say Exploring the Amazing Power of Your Senses Opening The Toolkit Understanding the Psychology Behind Your Habits and Behaviours Book III: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Correcting Your Thinking Overcoming Obstacles to Progress Putting CBT into Action Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past Setting Your Sights on Goals Book IV: Hypnotherapy Taking A Separate View of Yourself Considering How Hypnotherapy Can Help Feeling Good Expanding the Reach of Hypnotherapy Practising Self-Hypnosis Book V: Life Coaching Introducing Your Coaching Journey Visualising Your Whole-Life Goals Becoming Your Best Self Focusing on the Elements of Your Life Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing Developing and Growing

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