Kick the Habit

A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality

Author: Alex Kirby

Publisher: UNEP/Earthprint

ISBN: 9789280729269

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 200

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This publication is written by experts from many disciplines and various countries, with leading research organizations involved in preparing and reviewing the publication. It presents solutions--from reducing consumption and increasing energy efficiency to offsetting emissions via carbon trading schemes--for individuals, businesses, cities and countries plus other groups that have similar characteristics such as NGO and intergovernmental organizations. The book contains case studies, illustrations, maps and graphics and serves also as reference publication.--Publisher's description.

Kick the Habit

Overcoming Addiction Using the Twelve-Step Program

Author: Robert Lefever

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781858689654

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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A British doctor and addiction specialist explores the many avenues that addiction can take, from alcohol and drugs to food, gambling, and sex.

Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit

10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World

Author: Tom Rand

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 0981295207

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 239

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KICK is the first gift book on this subject. Richly illustrated and accessible, it addresses achievable solutions that will have a real and meaningful impact on the future for our children. It has been conceived to appeal to a broad range of readers on multiple levels. For those who skim read pull-quotes and captions, Kick provides an engaging glimpse of this fascinating subject. For those who seek deeper understanding, the lively factual text provides an easy-to-understand summary of the technologies and supports all claims with scientifically-verified endnotes -- from a politically neutral technology expert. KICK will, engage, entertain and educate the public about one the most important subjects of our time.

Stop Smoking

52 brilliant ideas to kick the habit for good

Author: Peter Cross,Clive Hopwood

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

ISBN: 1907755926

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Stop smoking isn't like other books out there on the market. Addicts know the risks they take every time they inhale. They hear all the negative publicity and government warnings too. They may be smokers but they aren’t stupid. What they want is tried and tested methods to help them to stop. That’s where Peter and Clive come in. In Stop smoking they reveal tips and advice on every topic to do with breaking the habit, from how to stop the chain reaction of 'I've had one, why not have another..', to exploring alternative therapies to help you quit, via ideas for keeping yourself busy to beat the cravings and ways to de-stress your life after you’ve given up. Most importantly of all, this book never belittles the scale of the battle you'll fight as you quit, and with its collection of tips, ideas, advice and information you'll be well armed to win. It won't be easy, but with help and support, you can do it!

Defense Addiction

Can America Kick The Habit?

Author: Sanford Gottlieb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 042998071X

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Whatever happened to the post?Cold War ?peace dividend?? Why does military spending continue to escape federal budget reductions? Why, despite the nearly universal desire to reduce government waste and budget deficits, is the United States still saddled with a costly, bloated military-industrial complex? The answer, says Sanford Gottlieb, is a debilitating dependence of a key sector of the American economy on defense jobs and profits.Based on hundreds of interviews with defense contractors, union representatives, members of Congress, state and federal officials, lobbyists, economic development professionals, and local activists, Defense Addiction explains how these groups and individuals cope with defense dependence, competition for federal funds, and budget and job cuts?painting a sobering picture of how this addiction hampers the nation's ability to deal effectively with a host of domestic and global problems.Providing guidance to companies and communities struggling to break free in the face of inadequate government policies, Gottlieb's engaging and jargon-free volume points to civilian public investments, reduced military spending, strengthened international peacekeeping, and other measures that could help our country kick the habit.

America's Addiction to Automobiles: Why Cities Need to Kick the Habit and How

Author: Chad Frederick

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440852812

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 234

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A provocative look at our nation's dependency on the automobile and how its potential impact on urban design will either make or break our health, economy, and quality of life. • Shows how automobiles in urban areas harm health, economy, and society overall • Explains why some are opposing the movement toward more multi-modal cities and why 40 years of research in this area has not resulted in better cities • Explores how automobile dependency exerts enormous power over our daily lives by shaping the kind and quality of our social interactions, and by influencing our civic attitudes and worldviews • Illustrates the broad impacts of automobile use that reach into every aspect of modern life: from public health and income inequality, to environmental quality and quality of life

How to kick the habit

The drug withdrawal handbook

Author: Clifton Jack Alexander,Sandy Alexander

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 173

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Discusses various types of addictive drugs and their effects, patterns of addiction, and ways of breaking the drug habit.

Kicking the habit

four Australian therapeutic communities

Author: Charlotte Carr-Gregg

Publisher: Univ of Queensland Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 186

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Kick Your Sugar Habit

Author: Dr.Sanjeev K Gupta

Publisher: Pustak Mahal

ISBN: 8122306950

Category:

Page: 96

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Did you know that Sugar is classified with the habit-forming alcohol, coffee, tea, chocolate, cola drinks and tobacco? Did you know that new-borns are prone to become sugar addicts, even before they learn to go to toilet? This book is a practical guide to control your sugar intake. Excess sugar intake, in fact, can lead to serious health problems, as it weakens our defence against illness. the need to know all about sugar, types of sugar, what sugar does to our body and how - constitute the bulk of the matter in this health companion. By consulting this book, you can change your dietry habits and enjoy a dramatic change in general health.

Permanent Habit Control

Practitioner’s Guide to Using Hypnosis and Other Alternative Health Strategies

Author: Dr. Brian S. Grodner, PhD, ABPP,David B. Reid, PsyD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082610388X

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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Grodner and Reid present the first professional book that attempts to permanently change health behaviors using Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. This book provides mental health professionals with a practical resource that will help them initiate permanent habit change in their clientsí lives. Hypnotherapy has been proven to help people break poor eating habits, quit smoking, reduce alcohol and drug consumption, and manage stress. The book provides eclectic and innovative behavioral and naturalistic interventions that can be individually tailored to help clients regain control of their lives. The authors offer specific strategies, processes, metaphors, images, reframing techniques, task assignments, and other innovative techniques for managing unwanted habits beginning with the initial client contact and continuing through relapse prevention and follow-up reinforcement sessions. Assists practitioners in helping clients understand and access their internal resources to help them initiate permanent habit control Demonstrates how to employ the Enneagramóa profound psychological and spiritual tool for understanding the self and offering pragmatic insight to initiate behavioral changes Presents case histories from the authors' own clinical work to illustrate the interventions in practical and strategic ways Includes end-of-chapter activities to improve skills such as generating individualized treatment plans and conducting personality assessments Hypnotherapy serves as a less expensive alternative approach for improving the quality of life and helping people adopt healthier lifestyles through behavioral change.

Kicking the Habit

A Social Network Approach to Recovery from Opiate Addiction

Author: Rumi Kato Price

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 518

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Kicking the Habit

A Lesbian Nun Story : an Autobiographical Novel

Author: Jeanne Córdova

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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Stress Is Optional! How to Kick the Habit

Author: Adam Timm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628651539

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 136

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Stress is Optional! Choose Freedom! Stress is the Culprit for 6 Leading Causes of Death & 60% of All Doctor's Visits are Stress-Related Stress is literally killing us! Our bodies are hard-wired to flood the bloodstream with a torrent of stress-inducing chemicals when danger arises, allowing us to spring to safety. Unfortunately, these same chemicals put us on constant alert from everyday stressors as well as agitating: Our Health, Our Emotions, and Our Thoughts.

Holy Smokes

Inspirational Help for Kicking the Habit

Author: Jean Flora Glick

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 9780825426964

Category: Self-Help

Page: 128

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A unique daily journal filled with inspiration and spiritual help for Christians who want to kick the habit with more than just a nicotine patch, a pack of gum, or a "you can do it" speech.

Kicking the Carbon Habit

Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy

Author: William Sweet

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231510373

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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With glaciers melting, oceans growing more acidic, species dying out, and catastrophic events like Hurricane Katrina ever more probable, strong steps must be taken now to slow global warming. Further warming threatens entire regional economies and the well being of whole populations, and in this century alone, it could create a global cataclysm. Synthesizing information from leading scientists and the most up-to-date research, science journalist William Sweet examines what the United States can do to help prevent climate devastation. Rather than focusing on cutting oil consumption, which Sweet argues is expensive and unrealistic, the United States should concentrate on drastically reducing its use of coal. Coal-fired plants, which currently produce more than half of the electricity in the United States, account for two fifths of the country's greenhouse gas emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Sweet believes a mixture of more environmentally sound technologies-wind turbines, natural gas, and nuclear reactors-can effectively replace coal plants, especially since dramatic improvements in technology have made nuclear power cleaner, safer, and more efficient. Sweet cuts through all the confusion and controversies. He explores dramatic advances made by climate scientists over the past twenty years and addresses the various political and economic issues associated with global warming, including the practicality of reducing emissions from automobiles, the efficacy of taxing energy consumption, and the responsibility of the United States to its citizens and the international community to reduce greenhouse gases. Timely and provocative, Kicking the Carbon Habit is essential reading for anyone interested in environmental science, economics, and the future of the planet.

Quit Smoking for Good

Brilliant little ideas to kick the habit

Author: Infinite Ideas,Peter Cross,Clive Hopwood

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

ISBN: 1905940300

Category: Self-Help

Page: 128

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A guide to stopping smoking, once and for all. It helps readers break their addiction so they can live a healthier and smoke-free life.

Recover to Live

Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction: Your Self-Treatment Guide to Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Gambling, Hoarding, Smoking, Sex, and Porn

Author: Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1936661977

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

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From Symptoms of Withdrawal and Moments of Clarity Christopher Kennedy Lawford comes a New York Times bestselling book that will save lives. For most of his early life, Christopher Kennedy Lawford battled life-threatening drug and alcohol addictions. Now in recovery for more than 25 years, he works to effect change and raise global awareness of addiction in nonprofit, private, and government circles, serving as the goodwill ambassador for drug dependence treatment and care for the United Nations. For the first time, the New York Times bestselling Recover to Live brings together all of the most effective self-care treatments for the seven most toxic compulsions affecting every culture on the planet today—alcohol dependence, drug dependence, eating disorders, gambling, hoarding, smoking, sex, and porn. In Recover to Live, more than 100 of the world’s top experts interviewed by Lawford share their research and wisdom on how to determine if your bad habit is becoming a dependency, what treatments will work best for you, how best to help yourself or a loved one recover from addiction, and how to lead a fulfilling and productive life in recovery.

Substance Abuse Education in Nursing

Curriculum Modules

Author: Madeline A. Naegle

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780887375453

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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Substance abuse is a crisis of international concern. Substance Abuse Education in Nursing, Volume II expands upon the content in Volume I, and is particularly suited To The advanced baccalaureate level of education. Volume II offers nurse educators - as well as educators preparing physicians, social workers, teachers, and counselors - the most current information on the recognition and treatment of this tragic disease. As a comprehensive resource, educators will find this book indispensable when updating existing curricula, developing learner objectives, and assessing educational outcomes. Substance Abuse Education in Nursing is reader friendly with easily removable pages for convenient reorganization.