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The Weight-loss game how to lose and win by Victoria Fleishman


The Weight Loss Game: How to Lose and Win!
Price: $2.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Land a New job opportunity, April 6, 2013

Victoria Fleishman’s The Weight Loss Game: How to Lose and Win!
If you need to change your perspective on how weight loss works for permanent change in your own life, this book is for you! The real secret to losing weight is by losing “fat.” I am in college and learning so much from reading another book called The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan and Fleishman’s book is much easier to understand and follow for losing weight. The author will discuss the ways you should live with healthy eating to lose the weight. It will be a struggle at first, but in the end if you are a serious person whom wants to take the weight off, then I believe what she writes will help you.
© 2013 Jackie Paulson


Book Review: Estate and Financial Planning for People Living with COPD

Title: Estate and Financial Planning for People Living with COPD
Author: Martin M. Shenkman, MBA, JD
Publisher: DemosHealth, Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publisher Address:  11 West 42nd St, 15th floor   New York, N.Y.  10036
ISBN: 978-1-936303-34-2

Price: $21.95 US DOLLARS

Publication Date: 2013
Reviewed by Jackie Paulson © 2012

Headline: What is Estate and financial planning for COPD?
5 stars

This book covers the question, “why a book on planning for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?”  COPD is one of the most common lung disease and it has a profound impact on those living with it, their families, loves ones, and caregivers.   It covers; estate, financial, planning, health finances and it tells you how.  Each chapter is extensively covered and gives a summary at the end of each section of chapter.

Did you know that COPD is misunderstood and that more woman than men is being diagnosed at the ages of 45-64?  Most persons with COPD lose their jobs, careers, businesses and hurt financially which affects their retirement.  This all needs to be considered when planning for the future of those affected by COPD.

This is a must read book when COPD is occurring.  Mr. Shenkman does an excellent job of providing the tools and techniques for people and their financial advisors with this dreaded disease.    It is very easy to read and a helpful resource to keep on your shelves or give to someone whom may be dealing with COPD.



Soul Rape: Recovering Personhood After Abuse by Heyward Bruce Ewart

Soul Rape: Recovering Personhood After Abuse (Kindle Edition) 

Recovery after abuse by Heyward Bruce Ewart

A Quote: “But how does one come to be and thus gain the power for living? Victor Frankl asserts that all of mankind is searching for the meaning of life and that this meaning is primary an ingredient for the survival of personhood (Frankl, 1998).”
It is not easy to create a great review from a book that details different types of rape. It happens to all sorts of ages, and stages of people. The statistics are alarming when discovered in the book.
Although desire the bad and different forms of abuse the stories give hope for others who might be going through such a horrible event in their lives. It is with the ongoing support, community alertness and God that most will recover and live to become an inspiration to those who may need it most. If you hate human suffering, as I do then this book will open your own eyes as it did mine.
Becoming aware and stopping the cycle of abuse is the key to survival and recovery. This book will give you the steps to take and insights to help you along the way.
What you will learn in this book is how celebrities become addicts, how addressing abuse solves the cycle of addictions, why mental illness is a reaction to someday else craziness, How group work helps victims into survivors, and a test to find dangerous students before it is too late.
The shared stories and experiences in this book will enlighten you. What breaks my heart most is the alarming cases of child abuse. The abusive environments that the children deal with day in and out are unthinkable. I would recommend this book to those dealing with abused children abused adults, or adult survivors. It is helpful for physicians, psychologist, and other therapists, teachers, protective workers and social workers.
© 2012 Jackie Paulson

Find out about the book here: www.StJamesTheElderSeminary.org, Or www.DrSinor.com.

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I don’t know of anyone who has had to subcomb to such abuse but I know many readers have.  My heart and compassion is to help those who need it and i f you feel the need to confidentially talk to me, Please email me on my Contact page.  Sincerely, Jackie Paulson

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Crimes of a Christian by Kent Dickinson 2012



Crimes of a Christian [Hardcover]
Crimes of a Christian [Hardcover]
by Kent Dickinson
Edition: Unknown Binding
Availability: Currently unavailable

5.0 out of 5 stars The passion to live an ungodly livestyle, September 18, 2012
This review is from: Crimes of a Christian [Hardcover]

Crimes of a Christian by Kent Dickinson was based on his true story of crime based on his love of worldly possessions. Kent has two lifestyles, one which ran the theaters with mob ties and his country life style with his wife in Illinois.
“If you treat people right, they’ll treat you right.” One quote I do believe in. When Kent was born he he was born with a severe cleft-lip, cleft-palate, and had speech impediment. If anyone knew he was different it was Kent!
Kent grew up with his father grooming him to take over his father’s empires, “neighborhood movie theaters.” His father had a drinking problem which helped Kent’s belief that he was a tyrant who defined his masculinity by bullying and terrorizing those whom he was supposed to love. You will learn that this later was stemmed from his “cross-dressing” obsession and guilt. I have to say that this really hit me hard. I cannot imagine such bullying from my own father and to learn on the father’s death bed of his obsession to cross dress! It seems to me that Kent grew up the only way he was taught and believed was right until he finally got caught vandalizing theaters with his cohorts.
Kent grew up in a Catholic environment and with all the problems that went along with being a good kid. Yes, he followed the rules and did as his dad told him to. Obeying authority and especially family, so that he won’t let them down.
By now you all have probably read the papers or this book about how he was convicted and sent to prison. The book is a wonderful reading! If you love true stories and how a christian was convicted and turned back to God then this book will be something to read! I loved the details and all that was involved with the Gurnee Illinois Marcus Theater vandalism as I live near there. I also have a history of living near Chicago, IL so this book took me back to an era that as a Christian I learned more now than if I never read Kent Dickinson’s book. Great Read!
© 2012 Jackie Paulson


Cancer Clinical Trials by Tomasz M. Beer

Cancer Clinical Trials by Tomasz M. Beer, MD and Larry W. Axmaker, Ed.D. © 2012

First of all I would like to let you know that Clinical trials are research studies in which people help doctors find ways to improve health and cancer care. Each study tries to answer scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose, or treat cancer.

Before reading this resourceful book I did not know what all was involved in clinical trials.  The author will help you decided if you would like to be in a clinical trial as one of your options to healing your cancer.  The book highlights questions to ask before and during a clinical trial to aid you in your process of decision making.

The book opens with a discussion of what cancer is and the many ways in which it is treated.  If you have had cancer than this is a nice review.  Although for someone such as myself whom knew nothing about cancer or clinical trials; I learned that this book is a complete resource guide and helpful to have on my bookshelves.

© 2012 written by Jackie Paulson