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Losing A Pet

The loss of a pet can hit us as hard as the loss of any close friend. Yet pet bereavement is so little talked about that along with grief and pain animal lovers may also find themselves having to deal with feelings of confusion and even embarrassment at the strength of their reaction.

For anyone grieving the loss of a pet, or facing up to having a pet put down, this short book aims to fill the gap. Losing A Pet offers practical guidance, emotional support and, above all, the reassurance of finding that you are not alone. For those supporting someone through pet bereavement, either personally or in a professional capacity, its blend of compassion and practicality will help the healing process.

Contents: the place of pets in our hearts and lives; understanding why we feel so strongly; the stages of loss; feelings of shock, denial, anger, blame, guilt; having a pet put down; when a pet goes missing; getting help; healing yourself; commemorating and celebrating your pet; further resources.

First published: November 2007, small books, price: £3.99, 64pp, ISBN 978-0-9556643-0-4

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The Carer’s Handbook

Becoming a carer can be physically and emotionally exhausting and although there is help available many carers do not have the time to look for it, or know who to contact. Fully updated, this second edition of The Carer’s Handbook is a one-stop shop for the two in three of us who, sooner or later, will find ourselves in a caring role.

Alongside offering a wealth of practical information and ideas, this book was one of the first to realise that carers need emotional support too.  It offers help in dealing with difficult feelings, insight into how other carers survive the challenges of caregiving, and the comfort of recognising the experiences of others.

Contents: Becoming a carer; finding a way through the maze of health, local authority and voluntary agencies; guidance on day to day practicalities; money matters;  employment rights; how relationships are affected; dealing with difficult feelings; getting support; keeping care under review; and when caring ends.

Published May 2007, HowtoBooks £10.99, ISBN 978-1-84528-194-6

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I Think You’re Great

Are you your own worst critic? Waiting for people to find you out? If low self-esteem is getting in your way or holding you back, this book aims to help you achieve a new level of self-confidence and self-approval:

• Learn how to weed out the beliefs of not being good enough or talented enough, clever enough or beautiful enough
• Understand how unconscious beliefs affect you and what you can do to change them
• Learn a range of tools and techniques to keep your self-esteem high – and yourself going in the direction you want
• Discover how you can be the star of your own life, directing and writing your own script.

Warm, personal, direct and, above all, effective, this book will change the way you see yourself and others.

Available as an e-book for immediate download, just £2.05

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A girl’s guide to man management

Learn how to help him be part of a great relationship in which you both get what you want.

Published August 2007, Bonnier Books £7.99, ISBN 978-1-90582-546-2

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Lose that loser and find the right guy

If you’re always falling for the wrong guy this book will show you why and help you change the pattern, and start enjoying healthy relationships.

Published August 2007, Bonnier Books £7.99, ISBN 978-190582-548-6

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