Fast-forward from depressed to contented in this take-charge guide to mental health

Title: From Depression to Contentment
Author: Bob Rich, PH.D.
Genre: Nonfiction/Self-Help & Relationship
Audience: Adult
Word Count: 50,000
Assessment:

Idea/Concept: Condemning pharmaceutical approaches in handling depression, this practical guide to self-healing presents a commendable alternative to traditional medicine. With a strong case against accepted notions about treating sadness and despondency with drugs, the book adheres to a do-it-yourself plan of action to recover from what ails you.

Prose: Gentle, candid, and easy to absorb, much like meeting an acquaintance at a café for free-flowing conversation, then a bit of structured advice, the articulate manner in which the information is conveyed may be the book’s winning attribute. A remarkable personality emerges in a considerate mode of expression.

Originality: Depression is a popular topic, leading to the publication of countless self-help titles on the subject, each with a different angle. Every proposed strategy in dealing with such a complex and distinctly individual experience will fortify some but leave others floundering, yet this title does provide assistance comparable to its market competition, emphasizing the importance of not merely treating the symptoms.

Execution: An empathetic and knowledgeable doctor reaches out from the pages of this heartfelt text, approachable and friendly. His worthwhile common sense is a gem in the psychiatric profession….

Miss Popular Steals the Show: Girls in Wheelchairs Rule!

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How far will Bix go to be popular?

A delightful and humorous diary account from "Bix," a plain Jane from a struggling family trying to outdo and steal the third-grade
classroom stage from Valerie, whose mother is a famous author. Miss Popular may be a wheelchair-user, but she knows how to charm the
classroom, and her pink bejeweled wheelchair rules. In a pique of frustration, Bix resorts to lies to steal the limelight from Miss Popular.
She also announces that she will be having a puppy shower, and everyone except Miss Popular is invited. Can Bix pull it off?


Readers will:
  • Learn the importance of honesty
  • Discover that being loved and being popular are not the same thing
  • Find out how even a small act of kindness pays big dividends
  • Learn how to rise above circumstances to be a better person



    "Jewel Kats does it again! She has the ability to shine a light on disabilities with characters that empower and inspire! And she does it in way that entertains thoroughly! Her optimism and sense of fun explode on every page!"

    --Dan Parent, Archie Comics



    "Miss Popular is a testament to young girls everywhere: guiding them through the issues of popularity, honesty and the fun of life! Jewel Kats has created a character that I would have loved to be my friend when I was a third-grader! Spectacular in every way!"

    --Robin Marvel, author of Awakening Consciousness: A Girl's Guide!



    Learn more at www.JewelKats.com

    from Marvelous Spirit Press www.MarvelousSpirit.com

    Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Special Needs
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