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Harkness, Joe

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Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

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Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Grimes 2019

Oliver, Clare.

Summary: Explains how dogs, horses, and other animals are trained to help people with special needs including the handicapped and the elderly.

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Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.0886 OLI

Behrens, Ken.

Summary: Seawatching is the challenging act of identifying waterbirds in flight. Since more than one hundred different species can fly past an observation point, often at great speed or in tightly packed, mixed-species flocks, identification of these distant shapes can be a mystery. The keys to the mystery—the subtle traits that unlock the identity of flying waterbirds, be it wingbeat cadence,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Hurt, Avery Elizabeth

Summary: This book introduces readers to the world of animal therapy. They will meet real therapy pets and their handlers, and learn a little bit about the science behind pet therapy, and what it takes to be a good therapy animal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 615.8 HUR

Blauer, Stephen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Pub. 1989

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Calbom, Cherie.

Contents: All about juice -- Using juices for healing -- Allergies -- Alzheimer's disease and dementia -- Anemia -- Anxiety and panic attacks -- Asthma -- ADD (attention deficit disorders) and ADHD -- (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) -- Bladder infections -- Bruises -- Bursitis and tendinitis -- Cancer -- Candidiasis -- Canker sores -- Cardiovascular disease -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Chronic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.26 CAL

Highstein, Max

Summary: This seven-lesson stress relief meditation program will make your car a stress-free sanctuary. Use it as you drive to work, run errands or undergo a long drive to visit relatives. If you're a stressed driver, or could just use a break from your daily worries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "While yoga in general can help relieve back pain and prevent future occurrences, not all poses may be appropriate for certain back conditions as many practices rely heavily on poses that bring the spine into forward flexion, which could exacerbate existing issues. These practices, designed in conjunction with back pain specialist Dr. Yoav Suprun DPT, Dip. MDT, CSCS, were carefully constructed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: In Wellness Systems, LLC. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Exercise Ge

Backes, Michael

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Summary: In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to address symptoms associated with an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own endocannabinoid system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up-to-date with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2017

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Groves, Maria Noël

Summary: "Groves shows you how to read your body's signals and support your own wellness with herbal remedies and other natural treatments. You'll learn how each of your major body systems--respiratory, digestive, immune, nervous, memory, reproductive, circulatory, and more--optimally functions, and you'll discover how to use natural remedies to nourish and repair problem areas, restore lost vitality,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2016

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 615.3 GRO

Highstein, Max

Summary: Let your worries go and relax with four beautifully crafted guided meditation programs with gentle narration and soft background music. Included: Guided Meditation For Inner Peace - Ten minutes of bliss to help you relax and get centered, when you've only got a short period of time; Patience - Learn to cultivate that Patience, that most elusive of qualities; Chill - This guided meditation will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 158 HIG

Lilly, Sue.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 2005

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Morningstar, Sally.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lorenz 2004

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Pearson, Nicholas

Summary: "A guide to the mystery teachings of the mineral kingdom for catalyzing spiritual growth and healing - Focuses on 7 essential crystal and gemstone mentors: obsidian, jade, lapis lazuli, emerald, quartz, amethyst, and diamond - Integrates crystal lore from around the world with mineral science to reveal the archetypal wisdom embodied within each stone - Provides crystal healing exercises and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Destiny Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.8 PEA

Greene, Melissa Fay

Summary: "Describes the unbreakable bond between humans and canines through the story of a severely disabled woman who began training her own service dogs after she was deemed “too disabled” to receive one by every agency in the U.S.."--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.4 GRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 GRE

Newton, Michael

Summary: Dr. Michael Newton is world-famous for his spiritual regression techniques that take hypnotic subjects back to their time in the spirit world. His two best-selling books of client case studies, Journey of Souls and Destiny of Souls, have left thousands of readers eager to discover their own afterlife adventures, their soul companions and guides, and their purpose in this lifetime. Now, for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Llewellyn 2004

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Squire, Ann

Summary: "Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636 SQU

Summary: Kacie is a seventeen-year-old girl struggling with guilt and anger after a tragic loss. When Kacie is arrested and sentenced to a work-release program at Spirit Riders, an equine therapy camp, she's clearly out of her element. However, she finds a kindred spirit in Blaze, a retired racehorse having difficulty adjusting to domesticated life. With the help of the ranch owner, Kacie helps re-train...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sp

Balch, Phyllis A.

Summary: This new fifth edition of the nation's #1 bestselling guide to natural remedies incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies, and unveils new science on vitamins, supplements, and herbs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.1 BAL

Holmes, Peter

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Summary: The Energetics of Western Herbs, Vol 2, is a groundbreaking reference work for over 220 botanical remedies used in Western herbal medicine. Comprehensive and detailed, it draws on Chinese and Greek herbal medicine to integrate traditional herbal energetics with the latest findings in plant pharmacology. The traditional vitalistic and modern scientific systems of herbal medicine are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Snow Lotus Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.3 HOL

Brown, Walter Armin

Summary: The remarkable untold story of a miracle drug, the forgotten pioneer who discovered it, and the fight to bring lithium to the masses. The 1949 discovery of lithium as a cure for bipolar disorder is perhaps one of the most important breakthroughs of the modern era. Brown reveals two unlikely success stories: that of John Cade, the physician whose discovery would come to save an untold number of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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Shrestha, Suren

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AWA

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AWA