Finding A Voice
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|Author||: Kim Hood|
|Editor||: The O'Brien Press|
Shortlisted for the Bookseller YA Prize 2015! Jo could never have guessed that the friendship she so desperately craves would come in the shape of a severely disabled boy. He can’t even speak. Maybe it is because he can’t speak that she finds herself telling him how difficult it is living with her eccentric, mentally fragile mother. Behind Chris’ lopsided grin and gigantic blue wheelchair is a real person — with a sense of humour, a tremendous stubborn streak and a secret he has kept from everyone. For a while it seems life may actually get better. But as Jo finds out just how terrible life is for Chris, and as her own life spirals out of control, she becomes desperate to change things for both of them. In a dramatic turn of events, Jo makes a decision that could end in tragedy. This is the story of how an unusual friendship unlocks the words that neither knew they had.
|Author||: Barbara Houseman|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
Finding your voice can be used as a resource by actors at all levels, form students and young professionals to established and experienced actors. Drama teachers in schools and committed amateur actors who want to increase their vocal skills and understanding will also find it invaluable.
|Author||: Joel Boggess|
|Editor||: Sound Wisdom|
Need clarity on what to do next? It is not that there are no options, or nobody give you advice. On the contrary, the choices can be overwhelming. What is important is knowing what is right for you in your season. Say "NO" to the noise and "YES" to your life. Lost that "spark" somewhere along the way? You are an unique gift to the world - discover clarity of direction and shine! Joel Boggess has Master's degrees in counseling and business. He has been a life and career coach since 2006. In addition to his own journey, Joel offers a number of real-life accounts of the growth and success his clients have experienced. These stories bring to life the truths he offers. Highly relatable and immediately applicable, Finding Your Voice will help you get back in touch with the real you to live your best possible life. You will learn: How to get "unstuck" and move forward to the life you were born to live How to take control of your schedule and live a life with less chaos and more meaning How to make better decisions for work, home and family, and to be at peace with your life direction How to identify unique gifts and skills that enable you to make a difference in the world
|Author||: Hilary Brand|
|Editor||: Darton Longman and Todd|
Brilliant Lent course for individuals and groups, based on the Oscar-winning film 'The King's Speech'.The purpose of 'Finding a Voice' could be summed up in the words of the King’s speech therapist: ‘To give them faith in their voice and let them know a friend is listening.’The course, which offers five group sessions plus weekly material for private reading, uses the film as a discussion starter and relates it to what the Bible has to say about such universal issues as discouragement and determination, fear and friendship, calling and courage.‘The King’s Speech’ is such a runaway success because it holds that mirror to our world, and offers hope of overcoming the difficulties. It shows hope built out of friendship, trust and supportive love; and courage in the face of gathering evil. Lent is traditionally a time for strengthening resolve, bringing believers together in trust and encouragement as they strive to follow their calling.
|Author||: Mannette Morgan|
|Editor||: Made For Success Publishing|
"An excellent book which can help not only survivors of abuse, but all women who are feeling like victims." – Library Journal Finding Your Voice is a personal, comprehensive guide for survivors of abuse making the journey toward healing. Led by an author who has walked the path for more than three decades, readers will find encouragement and hope as they move step-by-step to a place of recovery. Part memoir, part blueprint for recovery, Finding Your Voice uses a mix of personal anecdotes, accumulated knowledge, expert techniques and good, common sense to help readers navigate a new path in the aftermath of abuse. With clear instructions and insightful examples, the author leads readers through the five stages of healing— while teaching them how to improve and strengthen their relationships - built upon the foundation of years of self-help work, therapy, and reflection, and the author’s own transformative approach to healing. • Recognize abuse • Embrace the Big 3- Self acceptance, love and self-respect • Understand how your behaviors are the key to lasting change • Learn how to manifest your true desire • Discover the joy you deserve by applying the “Happy Booster.” The healing journey takes time and patience. The mix of empathy, practicality and encouragement running throughout Finding Your Voice provides the ideal guide for that journey. A workbook is available as a companion to Finding Your Voice.
|Author||: Valerie Jarrett|
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Finalist for the NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Literary Work" "Valerie has been one of Barack and my closest confidantes for decades... the world would feel a lot better if there were more people like Valerie blazing the trail for the rest of us."--Michelle Obama "The ultimate Obama insider" (The New York Times) and longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her journey as a daughter, mother, lawyer, business leader, public servant, and leader in government at a historic moment in American history. When Valerie Jarrett interviewed a promising young lawyer named Michelle Robinson in July 1991 for a job in Chicago city government, neither knew that it was the first step on a path that would end in the White House. Jarrett soon became Michelle and Barack Obama's trusted personal adviser and family confidante; in the White House, she was known as the one who "got" him and helped him engage his public life. Jarrett joined the White House team on January 20, 2009 and departed with the First Family on January 20, 2017, and she was in the room--in the Oval Office, on Air Force One, and everywhere else--when it all happened. No one has as intimate a view of the Obama Years, nor one that reaches back as many decades, as Jarrett shares in Finding My Voice. Born in Iran (where her father, a doctor, sought a better job than he could find in segregated America), Jarrett grew up in Chicago in the 60s as racial and gender barriers were being challenged. A single mother stagnating in corporate law, she found her voice in Harold Washington's historic administration, where she began a remarkable journey, ultimately becoming one of the most visible and influential African-American women of the twenty-first century. From her work ensuring equality for women and girls, advancing civil rights, reforming our criminal justice system, and improving the lives of working families, to the real stories behind some of the most stirring moments of the Obama presidency, Jarrett shares her forthright, optimistic perspective on the importance of leadership and the responsibilities of citizenship in the twenty-first century, inspiring readers to lift their own voices.
|Author||: Lisa Congdon|
|Editor||: Chronicle Books|
An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show readers how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey.
|Author||: J. Michael Spector|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
Finding Your Online Voice offers a thought-provoking discussion of innovative approaches to technology-based distance education. Editor J. Michael Spector focuses on how highly experienced teachers conceptualize and organize online classes. Best practices and guidelines for effective online teaching as well as a set of instructor skills specific to online learning environments are featured in the volume. Distinguished researchers recount stories from a richly detailed, personal viewpoint on topics such as: *teaching orientations and philosophies; *approaches to learning and instruction; *orientation to and uses of technology; *models and methods of technology-based teaching; and *reflections and self-assessments. This work is appropriate for professors, students, and professional practitioners working in the areas of distance education and educational technology. It is intended as a primary resource in courses on technology integration.
|Author||: Stewart Johnstone,Peter Ackers|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
A critical assessment of the main concepts and models of employee voice in the UK and Europe. The contributors provide theoretical and empirical exploration of a wide range of 'voice' institutions and initiatives, including forms of representation and management techniques, and mechanisms for information and consultation.
|Author||: Marie G. Lee|
As she tries to enjoy her senior year and choose which college she will attend, Korean American Ellen Sung must deal with the prejudice of some of her classmates and pressure from her parents to get good grades.
|Author||: Derek Featherstone,Hugh Munby,Tom Russell|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
|Author||: Dorothy Cantor,Carol Goodheart,Sandra Haber,Ellen McGrath,Alice Rubenstein,Lenore Walker,Karen Zager,Andrea Thompson|
"This unique and powerful book is a must-read for any woman on a path of self-discovery and personal empowerment. Authored by seven leading female psychologists, Finding Your Voice is full of inspiring wisdom and practical tools and will give the reader thousands of dollars worth of therapy for the price of one book!" -Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D. author of Are You the One for Me? Recognize and realize your true desires Is your life what you want it to be? For most women, the answer is not really. Too often, we listen to everyone but ourselves when it comes to determining how our lives should be proceeding-and this prevents us from living the lives we really desire. In this remarkable new book, a team of highly credentialed psychologists shows you how to overcome unproductive, blameful thoughts and unrealistic expectations-the things you tell yourself about how marriages, friendships, children, and careers should be. Each chapter lays out widely promoted images of a modern woman-the mother raising a perfect child and loving every minute of it, the top-of-her-game career woman, the woman who loves her body just as it is-then reveals how women more often beat themselves up with these ideals than achieve them. Finding Your Voice shows you how to use self-talk to sort through expectations, isolate your own voice, and take the necessary steps to meet your unique needs. You'll be happier and more confident, and you will live a more fulfilled life-the one you're entitled to.
|Author||: Jean R. Trounstine,Robert P. Waxler|
Philosophy and practices of an alternative prison sentencing program Changing Lives Through Literature (CLTL).
|Author||: Kim Shelley Berman|
|Editor||: University of Michigan Press|
In Finding Voice, Kim Berman demonstrates how she was able to use visual arts training in disenfranchised communities as a tool for political and social transformation in South Africa. Using her own fieldwork as a case study, Berman shows how hands-on work in the arts with learners of all ages and backgrounds can contribute to economic stability by developing new skills, as well as enhancing public health and gender justice within communities. Berman's work, and the community artwork her book documents, present the visual arts as a crucial channel for citizens to find their individual voices and to become agents for change in the arenas of human rights and democracy.
|Author||: Carolyn Sloan|
Holistic in its philosophy, "Finding Your Voice" offers easy-to-follow exercises for such preparatory measures as breathing and diction; it also ventures to teach readers to use singing as a metaphor for facing other challenges in their lives. Illustrations, exercises, and sheet music throughout.
|Author||: Amrit Wilson|
First published in 1978, and winning the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize for that year, Finding a Voice established a new discourse on South Asian women's lives and struggles in Britain. This new edition includes a preface by Meena Kandasamy, some historic photographs, and a remarkable new chapter by young South Asian women.
|Author||: Caroline Goyder|
|Editor||: Random House|
‘This book is brilliant! It will change lives.’ - Suzy Walker, Editor-in-Chief, Psychologies 'A fantastic guide to speaking up and overcoming insecurities by the best voice coach ever.' - Viv Groskop, author of How to Own the Room Speak up and stand out Whether you want more social confidence in your day-to-day life, are hosting an event or appearing on a podcast, Find Your Voice will empower you to be bold, be present and captivate any audience. Based on decades of helping broadcasters, celebrities, teachers and top level professionals speak effortlessly in front of others, renowned voice teacher and communication expert Caroline Goyder will show you how to: · Harness the full potential of your body, breath and voice · Genuinely connect to others in a dizzyingly distracted world · Stand out as calm speaker whatever the situation
|Author||: Mike Reilly,Lee Gruenfeld|
|Editor||: Steeplechase Publishing|
MIKE REILLY: Finding My Voice illuminates how profoundly IRONMAN touches its participants and its fans. Written from the perspective of a World Championship race announcer and one of the most prominent personalities in triathlon, it provides an intimate and revealing glimpse into a fascinating corner of the world of endurance sports.
|Author||: Itai Cohen,Melanie Dreyer-Lude|
|Editor||: Springer Nature|
Learning to tell a compelling research story can have a significant impact on your career. It can make you stand out at professional conferences, on the job market, or during an ideal networking opportunity. It is easy to tell a research story badly. It takes time and effort to learn to tell a research story well. This compact and engaging volume presents a series of techniques followed by theatre-inspired, field tested exercises that will help you improve your research presentations. Once you’ve learned how to create a dynamic live performance of your research story, you may find that this professional obligation is no longer something to dread, and may even become a highlight of your research experience.
|Author||: Melanie Falick|
|Editor||: Artisan Books|
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey. Traveling across continents, she met quilters and potters, weavers and painters, metalsmiths, printmakers, woodworkers, and more, and uncovered truths that have been speaking to us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today: We make in order to slow down. To connect with others. To express ideas and emotions, feel competent, create something tangible and long-lasting. And to feed the soul. In revealing stories and gorgeous original photographs, Making a Life captures all the joy of making and the power it has to give our lives authenticity and meaning.