Self Help & Motivation

Self Help & Motivation

  • Overcoming Sexual Problems by Vicki Ford

    Overcoming Sexual Problems by Vicki Ford

    Ksh 1899

    Brief Summary Overcoming Sexual Problems: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques Are you worried about impotence or loss of sexual desire, premature ejaculation or lack of orgasm? Experienced psychosexual therapist and couples counsellor Vicki Ford provides an invaluable guide to understanding the sexual problems that many people face from time to time. Her simple and effective self-help techniques, based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), include practical exercise programs to help develop responsiveness and an understanding of your body. Suitable for both singles and couples, this expert guide will enable you to overcome negative thinking and restore your confidence and your sex life. Specifically, you will learn about: • The importance of relaxation and stress reduction techniques • The impact of ageing, disability, religion, infidelity, abuse, infertility, childbirth, bereavement and medication on sexual performance • Techniques for particular problems Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.  

  • The Laws of Medicine Field Notes from an Uncertain Science by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    The Laws of Medicine Field Notes from an Uncertain Science by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Ksh 1799

    Brief Summary Essential, required reading for doctors and patients alike: A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world’s premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little-known principles that govern medicine—and how understanding these principles can empower us all. Over a decade ago, when Siddhartha Mukherjee was a young, exhausted, and isolated medical resident, he discovered a book that would forever change the way he understood the medical profession. The book, The Youngest Science, forced Dr. Mukherjee to ask himself an urgent, fundamental question: Is medicine a “science”? Sciences must have laws—statements of truth based on repeated experiments that describe some universal attribute of nature. But does medicine have laws like other sciences? Dr. Mukherjee has spent his career pondering this question—a question that would ultimately produce some of most serious thinking he would do around the tenets of his discipline—culminating in The Laws of Medicine. In this important treatise, he investigates the most perplexing and illuminating cases of his career that ultimately led him to identify the three key principles that govern medicine. Brimming with fascinating historical details and modern medical wonders, this important book is a fascinating glimpse into the struggles and Eureka! moments that people outside of the medical profession rarely see. Written with Dr. Mukherjee’s signature eloquence and passionate prose, The Laws of Medicineis a critical read, not just for those in the medical profession, but for everyone who is moved to better understand how their health and well-being is being treated. Ultimately, this book lays the groundwork for a new way of understanding medicine, now and into the future.  

  • Food Your Miracle Medicine by Jean Carper

    Food Your Miracle Medicine by Jean Carper

    Ksh 1899

    Brief Summary Food: Your Miracle Medicine is the breakthrough book on food and health for the nineties. This comprehensive guide, based on more than 10,000 scientific studies, reveals how you can use the extraordinary powers of food to prevent and alleviate such common maladies as headaches and hay fever, as well as to ward off major killers, including heart disease and cancer.  Jean Carper, the bestselling author of The Food Pharmacy, has now translated the amazing new discoveries about the medical powers of food into practical advice and information that you can use every day to conquer disease, increase your mental energy, and live longer. • A carrot a day could slash your risk of stroke by 70 percent. • Ginger can stop migraine headaches and nausea. • Half an avocado a day can dramatically improve your blood cholesterol. • Brazil nut may improve your mood. • Tea helps prevent stroke, heart disease, and cancer.  

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