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Author: Joan Duncan Oliver
Publisher: Hay House
Keywords: practice, pages, tricycle, meditation, cultivating, sit, tools, commit
Number of Pages: 312
Published: 2009-03-01
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 1401921752
ISBN-13: 9781401921750

From the pages of Tricycle, the country’s most widely read Buddhist magazine, comes Commit to Sit, an introduction to the art of meditation. In recent years, interest in meditation has grown to include not only those on a spiritual search, but also those who are simply working toward a healthy and meaningful life. This book brings together a broad range of Buddhist meditative techniques that have appeared in the magazine over the years. Contributors include some of the foremost voices in contemporary Buddhism: Pema Chödrön starts our journey with an inspirational  Foreword. Lama Surya Da

Author: Joan Duncan Oliver
Publisher: Duncan Baird
Keywords: karma
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2006-08-28
List price: $12.95
ISBN-10: 1844833232
ISBN-13: 9781844833238

Karma has become a buzzword for fate—a glib way to explain away everyday calamities, disappointments, and triumphs. But, in fact, karma—which means “action” in Sanskrit—involves free will and conscious choice. It’s a fundamental concept in Eastern thought, with an underlying principle similar to the law of cause and effect: everything we say and do has consequences. Good Karma shows us how to take responsibility for our words and deeds, to listen to what our conscience is telling us, and to behave in a way that won’t undermine our prospects for happiness. It forces us to examine

Authors:Tom Masters, Oliver Berry, David Else, Duncan Garwood
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Keywords: shoestring, europe
Number of Pages: 1324
Published: 2009-11-01
List price: $27.99
ISBN-10: 1741048559
ISBN-13: 9781741048551

For 20 years Lonely Planet has been the Europe expert. Whether you’re soaking up history in Britain or sun in Spain, crossing the Arctic Cirle or cruising the Bosphorus, our 6th edition helps you uncover the continent.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries help you plan your perfect tripTop coverage of art, architecture, nightlife and outdoo

Authors:Duncan Garwood, James Bainbridge, Oliver Berry, Paul
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Keywords: guide, country, multi, europe, mediterranean
Number of Pages: 992
Published: 2009-10-01
List price: $29.99
ISBN-10: 1741048567
ISBN-13: 9781741048568

Lonely Planet has been covering Mediterranean Europe for more than 16 years and our 9th edition, with details on everything from hiking in Cyprus and clubbing in Ibiza to tucking into pizza in Naples and sipping mint tea in Morocco, will help you get the most out of this sun-kissed region.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries provide inspiration

Authors:Terry E. Duncan, Susan C. Duncan, Lisa A. Strycker,
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Keywords: quantitative, methodology, issues, applications, series, concepts, modeling, latent, variable, growth, curve, introduction
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2006-05-23
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 0805855475
ISBN-13: 9780805855470

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to latent variable growth curve modeling (LGM) for analyzing repeated measures. It presents the statistical basis for LGM and its various methodological extensions, including a number of practical examples of its use. It is designed to take advantage of the reader’s familiarity with analysis of variance and structural equation modeling (SEM) in introducing LGM techniques. Sample data, syntax, input and output, are provided for EQS, Amos, LISREL, and Mplus on the book’s CD. Throughout the book, the authors present a variety of LGM techniques t

Authors:Oliver Lucanus, Gary Elson, Oliver Lucanas,
Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series
Keywords: aquarium, barbs
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2002-08-10
List price: $7.99
ISBN-10: 0764121162
ISBN-13: 9780764121166

Aquarium owners find these colorful tropical fish exceptionally active, with correspondingly huge appetites. Their several varieties are native to southern and southeast Asia. Titles in the extensive Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals series provide pet owners with basic information on keeping healthy, contented, well-cared-for animals. The series includes approximately 175 titles and covers pets of every kind: dogs, cats, and birds of many breeds, as well as fish, reptiles, rabbits, hamsters, and just about any other animal that people keep as a pet. Facts and advice cover all aspects of pet

Authors:Wilbur H. Duncan, Marion B. Duncan,
Publisher: A Wormsloe Foundation Publication
Keywords: states, united, southeastern, trees
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2000-05-31
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0820322717
ISBN-13: 9780820322711

This popular guide enables users to quickly and confidently identify any of the trees of the southeastern United States, from the common loblolly pine or red mulberry to the rare Pinckneya (fever-tree) or goat willow. The guide treats more than 300 species--every one known to occur in the region, from the Coastal Plain to the highest elevations. Included are trees native to the region as well as those introduced and now reproducing. Helpful features include easy identification keys, common and scientific names, distribution maps, an introductory section on basic leaf, flower, and stem struc
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