Is it possible to be a master of your reality? To be happy, and create an amazing life despite your circumstances? Hell yes! That’s the mantra Alexi Panos lives by in 50 Ways to Yay! “If you want to go from ‘blah’ to ‘YAY!’ this book is your guide. An uplifting read with stories to inspire confidence and action steps to actually change. Alexi is the perfect mix of the encouraging best friend you can’t live without and the cool teacher you always wanted.” —Christine Hassler, author of Expectation Hangover “Apply Alexi Panos’s 50 Ways to Yay! and you will light a luminous spark of joy in your life that will cause your heart to sing and your soul to soar.” —Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, author of Life Visioning and Spiritual Liberation “Alexi Panos is to this generation what Debbie Ford and Marianne Williamson are to past generations.” —Jake Ducey, author of The Purpose Principles Thought leader and inspirational vlogger Alexi Panos has helped hundreds of thousands with their own search for personal happiness and to create an epic life. In 50 Ways to Yay!, Alexi helps you do the same with fifty motivating, empowering, and thought-provoking lessons and exercises to help you break out of the ordinary and jump into the extraordinary. With her guidance, you can experience a domino effect of inner peace, inspiration, and a whole lot of happy.
Rocking relationships with your family and friends. A soulmate who gets you on the deepest level. And the best soulful sex of your life. Anything is possible with Melissa Ambrosini by your side! From the bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl, Open Wide is the definitive guide to fulfilling and intimate 21st-century relationships, delving into everything from cultivating self-confidence, to unleashing your inner goddess, to forming lasting friendships . . . and even to experiencing toe-curling orgasms on demand. Called a "self-love guru" by Elle magazine, Melissa is a voice for the modern woman. Rather than the preachy tone that plagues many relationship guides, she's your supportive best friend sharing her wisdom in a way that makes your journey fun and simple. Full of electric insights, deeply personal stories, and genuine ‘aha' moments, Open Wide serves up real tools and relatable advice that you can put into action immediately for lasting results. A powerful, life-altering read, Open Wide gives you practical tools you can start using immediately to rewrite your future, create authentic connections, and experience heart-bursting love.
Today's sewing machines allow even novice sewers to embroider and produce garments of professional quality. Computerization provides the accuracy and repeatability that was previously achieved only through years of experience. But most sewers do not employ the full capabilities of their machines. 50 Ways to Master Your Sewing Machine will change that. It picks up where the often inadequate owner's manuals leave off and guides sewers in exploring the time-saving and creative potential of their machines.
The new edition of the leading textbook for English applied phonetics and phonology A leading textbook for English Phonetics and Phonology, the fourth edition of Applied English Phonology is an accessible, authoritative introduction to the English sound system. Providing clear explanations and numerous illustrative examples, this new edition has been fully updated with the latest research and references. Detailed discussions of fundamental concepts of applied English phonology cover phonetic elements, phonemics, English consonants and vowels, stress and intonation, structural factors in second language phonology, and much more. Designed for students and professionals in both theoretical and applied linguistics, education, and communication sciences and disorders, this textbook contains new material throughout, including a new chapter introducing typical phonological development, patterns of simplification, and disordered phonology. Expanded sections explore topics such as contracted forms, issues in consonant and vowel transcription conventions, and regional dialects of American English. The essential introduction to phonetics and phonology, this textbook: Presents new and revised exercises, references, and recommended readings Covers developmental disorders relevant to the field of speech pathology Includes end-of-chapter passages that help students check their phonetic transcriptions Features an enhanced companion website which contains instructor resources and sound files for transcription exercises Written by an internationally recognized scholar and educator, Applied English Phonology, Fourth Edition is essential reading for anyone in applied phonetics and phonology courses, as well as students and practitioners in areas of language and linguistics, TESOL, and communication sciences and disorders.
The art of presenting needs a serious shake-up. Presenters are constantly on the lookout for fresh ideas to get their message across, but mistakenly believe PowerPoint is the right medium to do so. This often results in uninspiring presentations consisting of countless lackluster slides which their audience are forced to sit through – sometimes at the expense of their own sanity. In How to Make Your Point Without PowerPoint, renowned public speaker Douglas Kruger aims to end the tedium of the PowerPoint medium. He offers 50 practical suggestions to enhance your presentation skills – including the kinds of formats you can use, different methods of delivery and some alternative visuals – so you and your team can trade in the slides and get brainstorming. This book proves that it is possible to do an excellent job, even a superior one, without slides, by learning to truly engage and persuade. In this way, you will stand out every time and, as the presenter, have an entertaining time of it!