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  • Child Psychology & Development For Dummies

    Laura L. Smith

    Product Code: ABLJI
    Paperback
    A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them. In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is "normal" and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children. With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, as well as how to diagnose, treat, and overcome the cognitive barriers that impede learning and development.* How to identify and treat mental disorders* Covers behavior disorders, autism, attention deficit disorder, reading disabilities, bipolar disorder, and more* Guidance on helping a child control impulses, develop self esteem, and have good relationships An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides a detailed overview of an average child's cognitive development, how to detect abnormalities, and what to do next.
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  • Low-cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies

    Dr. Sarah Brewer

    Product Code: ANRST
    Paperback
    In the UK, 7 out of 10 people over the age of 45 have high cholesterol levels (Bupa 2007). Although there are no clear symptoms, high cholesterol levels have been associated with heart disease and stroke - two of Britain's biggest killers. There are several factors that can cause high cholesterol; an unhealthy diet, being overweight and a lack of exercise are three of the main contenders. As a result, some of the best ways to control and reduce cholesterol levels are losing weight, eating a heart-healthy diet and taking regular exercise. Although eating healthily may sound simple, it's often difficult to know which foods to avoid when trying to lower cholesterol. Fully adapted for the UK market, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies reveals which food you should eat and helps readers make small changes to their diet to achieve big results. Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies includes:* The latest dietary and medical information on cholesterol and how to control it* Over 90 delicious recipes as well as low fat cooking techniques and ways to lower cholesterol on a daily basis* Sensible advice on finding the right foods when shopping, planning menus, and adapting recipes to suit family and friends.
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  • Basic Maths For Dummies

    Colin Beveridge

    Product Code: ACBJT
    Paperback
    Whether you are returning to school, studying for an adult numeracy test, helping your kids with homework, or seeking the confidence that a firm maths foundation provides in everyday encounters, Basic Maths For Dummies, UK Edition, provides the content you need to improve your basic maths skills. Based upon the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, this title covers such topics as: * Getting started with the building blocks of maths and setting yourself up for success * Dealing with decimals, percentages and tackling fractions without fear * Sizing Up weights, measures, and shapes * How to handle statistics and gauge probability Filled with real-world examples and written by a PhD-level mathematician who specialises in tutoring adults and students, Basic Maths For Dummies also provides practical advice on overcoming maths anxiety and a host of tips, tricks, and memory aids that make learning maths (almost) painless - and even fun.
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  • British Sign Language for Dummies

    City Lit

    Product Code: AAFXX
    Paperback
    Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-Rom. This lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these practical tools, you'll become an expert signer in no time! "British Sign Language For Dummies" includes: Starting to sign - learn about deaf communication and practise simple signs to get you going; Learning everyday BSL - develop the grammar and vocabulary skills that are the building blocks to using British Sign Language; Getting out and about - sign with confidence in a wide range of real-life situations, from travelling to dating; Looking into deaf life - learn about the history of the Deaf Community and how they've adapted their technology and lifestyles to suit their needs.
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  • Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

    Dr. Sarah Brewer

    Product Code: ANRTJ
    Paperback
    Many of us, at the best of times, struggle for inspiration when it comes to cooking - and that's without a medical condition that may affect our eating habits and require careful management. The right diet is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and all the more important for the successful management of diabetes. Fully updated for a UK audience Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will include the latest dietary recommendations and medical information on diabetes and its management. Packed with over 100 delicious and easy to prepare recipes - for everyday eating and entertaining - alongside a brand new section on packing healthy lunches and picnics, this book will help make mealtimes interesting and healthy. The book also offers guidance on the glycaemic index, nutritional information, diabetic exchanges for each recipe and lifestyle advice to help readers take control of their condition and live life to the full. Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will feature: Part I: Thriving with Diabetes* Living To Eat With Diabetes* Eating To Live With Diabetes* Planning Meals for Weight Loss Goals* Eating What You Like (Within Reason)* Stocking Up at the Supermarket Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great* Enjoying the Benefits of Breakfast* Starting Well: Hors d'Oeuvres and First Courses* Sipping Simply Divine Soups* Taking a Leaf From the Salad Bar* Being Full of Beans (and Grains and Pasta)* Adding Veg to Your Meals* Boning Up on Fish Cookery* Flocking to Poultry* Creating Balanced Meals with Meats* Nibbling on Snacks* Drooling Over Mouth-Watering Desserts Part III: Eating Away from Home* Eating Out as a Nourishing Experience* Packing a Picnic Lunch Part IV: The Part of Tens* Ten (or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits* Ten Easy Substitutions in Your Eating Plan* Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose* Ten Healthy Eating Habits for Children with Diabetes Part V: Appendixes* Appendix A: Investing in Food Supplements for Optimum Health* Appendix B: Exchange Lists* Appendix C: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms* Appendix D: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and Sugar Substitutes* Appendix E: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes
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  • Bookkeeping & Accounting All-in-One For Dummies

    Jane E. Kelly

    Product Code: ANARF
    Paperback
    Bookkeeping and accounting basics for the rest of us

    Unless you're one of those rare "numbers people," the thought of accounting and bookkeeping probably make your head spin. While these pragmatic and confusing practices may not be fun for the rest of us, mastering them is absolutely essential in order to run and maintain a successful business. Thankfully, Bookkeeping & Accounting All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition, is here to take the intimidation out of crunching numbers and offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on keeping your business' finances in order with information specific to a business in the United Kingdom.

    Written in plain English and packed with loads of helpful instruction, this approachable and all-encompassing guide arms you with everything you need to get up and running on all the latest accounting practices and bookkeeping software. Inside, you'll find out how to prepare financial statements, balance your books, keep the tax inspector off your back, and so much more. * Gives you access to supplemental online samples of bookkeeping forms, accounting templates, and spreadsheets * Includes many practical bookkeeping and accounting exercises and templates * Simplifies every aspect of accounting and record-keeping * Shows you how to run your business "by the books"

    If you're a small business owner or employee who is confused and intimidated by managing your accounts and books, this comprehensive guide empowers you to take charge of those pesky figures to keep your business afloat.

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  • Sociology For Dummies

    Nasar Meer

    Product Code: ABHRL
    Paperback 14 years +
    Sociology For Dummies helps you understand the complex field of sociology, serving as the ideal study guide both when you're deciding to take a class as well as when you are already participating in a course. Avoiding jargon, Sociology For Dummies will get you up to speed on this widely studied topic in no time. Sociology For Dummies, UK Edition: * Provides a general overview of what sociology is as well as an in-depth look at some of the major concepts and theories. * Offers examples of how sociology can be applied and its importance to everyday life * Features an in-depth look at social movements and political sociology * Helps you discover how to conduct sociological research * Offers advice and tips for thinking about the world in an objective way
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  • Rugby Union For Dummies

    Nick Cain

    Product Code: ABCNJ
    Paperback
    If you get a big kick out of rugby but still feel you could sharpen up your knowledge of the game, this friendly guide is for you. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand advice on the basic rules and pitch positions, plus in-depth lessons on ball skills, fitness training, and techniques to outwit your opponents - all illustrated with entertaining stories from British and International rugby's back pages. This book covers the basic rules, pitch positions and tactics you'll need to fully muck in - safely - as well as a grounding in the local, national and international reaches of Rugby Union Rugby Union For Dummies 3rd Edition: * Features an in-depth and up-to-date look at the Laws that form the beautiful game * Covers all you will need to know about talking tactics and is perfect for anyone looking at swatting up on rugby before next year's World Cup * Advises on all you will need to know to get stuck in and play * Is written by an expert in the field who knows anything there is to know about rugby * Contains a new chapter on sevens as the sport will be a demonstration sport at London 2012 and a full sport at Rio 2016
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  • Spanish For Dummies

    Pedro Vazquez Bermejo

    Product Code: AHKMK
    Paperback
    Whether you want to take up Spanish from scratch or brush up on your existing skills, this practical, easy-to-follow guide is for you! Inside you'll find helpful lessons, cultural facts, handy references and much more, including a Spanish-English mini-dictionary and common verb lists. Learn how to use your skills in a variety of everyday contexts, and discover common expressions, important holidays and phrases that'll make you sound fluent. Complete with an audio CD that allows you to hear actual Spanish conversations by native Spanish speakers, Spanish For Dummies is your one-way ticket to speaking mainland Spanish with confidence. Spanish For Dummies includes: Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: You Already Know a Little Spanish Chapter 2: The Nitty Gritty: Basic Spanish Grammar Part II: Spanish in Action Chapter 3: Hola! Hello! Greetings and Introductions Chapter 4: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk Chapter 5: Dining Out and Going to Market Chapter 6: Shopping Made Easy Chapter 7: Going Out on the Town Chapter 8: Enjoying Yourself: Recreation Chapter 9: Talking on the Phone Chapter 10: At the Office and Around the House Part III: Spanish on the Go Chapter 11: Money, Money, Money Chapter 12: Donde Esta? (Where Is It?): Asking Directions Chapter 13: Checking into a Hotel Chapter 14: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and More Chapter 15: Planning a Trip Chapter 16: Help! Handling Emergencies Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Speak Spanish Quickly Chapter 18: Ten Favourite Spanish Expressions Chapter 19: Ten Holidays to Remember Chapter 20: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Spanish Part V: Appendixes Appendix A: Spanish-English Mini Dictionary Appendix B: Spanish Verbs Appendix C: On the CD Appendix D: Spanish Facts Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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  • Forensic Psychology For Dummies

    David D. Canter

    Product Code: AHKHS
    Paperback
    Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the first time or an interested spectator, Forensic Psychology For Dummies gives you all the essentials for understanding this exciting field, plus fascinating case examples from around the world. Inside you'll find out why people commit crime, how psychology helps in the investigative process (including "offender profiling" and interviewing suspects), the ways psychologists work with criminals behind bars - and how you too can become a forensic psychologist. Open the book and learn: * What a typical day at the office is like for a forensic psychologist. * How they work with the police to build offender ?profiles', interview suspects or witnesses, and detect lies! * The important part psychology plays in assessing offenders. * How psychology is applied in the courtroom. * The cutting edge in offender rehabilitation.
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  • Criminology For Dummies

    Steven Briggs

    Product Code: AHKHQ
    Paperback
    A comprehensive introduction to the study of crime and criminals Criminology, forensics, and detective work have found their way into the television programming of every major network, and crime books are bestseller-list perennials. This unique beginner's guide gives readers a better understanding of how law enforcement officials investigate crime and explore the dark recesses of the criminal mind. It takes them deep into the world of crime, exploring the reasons for crime and the consequences that follow, society's response to it, and how we can prevent it. This book serves as a course supplement to those pursuing a career in criminology as well as a you-are-there account for fans of police and detective shows and true crime books.
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  • Business Studies for Dummies

    Dummies Press Family

    Product Code: AFTAF
    Paperback 14 years +
    Your hands-on introduction to modern business and business education Whether you're deciding on a course of study, headed to university, or settling down to your first year, Business Studies For Dummies provides you with a thorough overview of the subjects that form the foundation of a business studies degree. You'll get trusted, easy-to-follow coverage of all the topics you'll encounter: business start-up, accounting and finance, operations, human resources, management, analytics, business environment, and economics. Includes a clear, engaging, and concise overview of the key topics you'll encounter in your studies The perfect study companion for students With Business Studies For Dummies, you'll be one step ahead of the competition--at university and on the job.
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  • Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies

    Artemis Morris

    Product Code: ACLEJ
    Paperback
    Trusted information and healthy, delicious recipes to fight inflammation Low-grade inflammation is a condition inside the body, directly related to diet, that slowly wears on the body, facilitating chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Also, the latest research has detected a correlation between inflammation and conditions like severe allergies, asthma, and even cancer. Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies takes a preventative dietary approach to fighting inflammation by stimulating natural healing with anti-inflammatory foods and supplements. It reveals the causes of inflammation and provides a how-to prescription for eliminating it through diet changes, stress reduction, and healthy weight loss. * Defines what inflammation is, how it develops, and its associated risks * Outlines foods and supplements rich in natural inflammation-fighting agents *100 healthy and delicious recipes loaded with anti-inflammatory agents Anti-Inflammation For Dummies is an invaluable resource to help you make smart diet choices by avoiding problematic foods that instigate the inflammatory process, and arms you with knowledge and delicious recipes to get on the road to a healthier you.
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  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies

    Rhena Branch

    Product Code: AAPVO
    Paperback
    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, 2nd Edition will help readers identify negative and unhealthy modes of thinking which have been holding them back from the changes they want. CBT can help readers overcome anxiety and depression, boost self-esteem, lose weight, manage anger, beat addiction or simply improve their outlook in both their professional and personal lives. The straightforward and practical advice will help readers apply CBT principles to their own lives, whatever issues they'd like to work on. With 20% new and refreshed content, this second edition will provide new material on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and new chapters on how to beat addiction and how to overcome body image issues (body dysmorphia). CBT For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes: Part I: Introducing CBT Basics Chapter 1: You Feel the Way You Think Chapter 2: Spotting Errors in Your Thinking Chapter 3: Tackling Toxic Thoughts Chapter 4: Behaving like a Scientist: Designing and Conducting Behavioural Experiments Chapter 5: Pay Attention! Refocusing and Retraining Your Awareness Part II: Charting the Course: Defining Problems and Setting Goals Chapter 6: Exploring Emotions Chapter 7: Identifying Solutions That Cause You Problems Chapter 8: Setting Your Sights on Goals Part III: Putting CBT into Action Chapter 9: Standing Up to Anxiety and Facing Fear Chapter 10: Deconstructing and Demolishing Depression Chapter 11: Overcoming Obsessions NEW! Chapter 12: Abolishing Addiction Chapter 13: Overcoming Low Self-esteem by Accepting Yourself NEW! Chapter 14 : Beating the Body Image Blues Chapter 15: Cooling Down Your Anger Part IV: Looking Backwards and Moving Forwards Chapter 16: Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past Chapter 17: Moving New Beliefs from Your Head to Your Heart Chapter 18: Heading for a Healthier and Happier Life Chapter 19: Overcoming Obstacles to Progress Chapter 20: Psychological Gardening: Maintaining Your CBT Gains Chapter 21: Working with the Professionals Part V: The Part of Tens Chapter 22: Ten Healthy Attitudes for Living Chapter 23: Ten Self-Esteem Boosters That Don't Work Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Lighten Up Chapter 25: Ten Books to Add to Your Library Appendix A: Resources Appendix B: Forms
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  • Raspberry Pi for Kids For Dummies

    Richard Wentk

    Product Code: AOMZD
    Paperback
    Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside! Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO. * Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach * Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills * Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn * Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.
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  • Minecraft Modding for Kids For Dummies

    Stephen Foster

    Product Code: AOMII
    Paperback
    Join more than 100 million players in the online world of Minecraft Are you a Minecraft fanatic looking to mod your games? Hours of fun await! Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies teaches you how to mod in easy-to-do parts. Offering loads of helpful explanations and cool projects along the way, this friendly guide will have you advancing levels, keeping score, respawning players, building portals, creating an archery range and much more faster than you can say redstone! There's no denying that modding is cool. After all, it allows you to alter your Minecraft gaming world to constantly keep things new and fun. While it isn't incredibly difficult to learn to mod, it does take some practice. Luckily, Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies is here to help you build basic coding skills to make modding your games as easy as 1-2-3! * The book is in full color and lies flat so you can look while you play * Includes a free trial of the LearnToMod software to use alongside the book * Features larger print to make the text feel less daunting * Offers next steps you can take if you want to learn even more about modding and coding If you're one of the millions of kids who play Minecraft every day, this hands-on guide gets you up and running fast with modding your favorite game!
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  • Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies

    Pat Crocker

    Product Code: ANNYH
    Paperback
    Lose weight and feel great with juicing and smoothies

    For those of us who don't have time to cut up or cook fruits and vegetables with every meal, juices and smoothies are a fast and easy way to consume them at home or on the go. Packed with over 100 recipes, Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies covers the most up-to-date information on incorporating this healthy lifestyle into your everyday routine. From how to safely cleanse the body of toxins to the hottest ingredients to bolster juices and smoothies including chia seeds, coconut oil, hemp seeds, bee pollen, and more it arms you with everything you need to sip your way to a healthier, happier you.

    There are many health benefits to drinking freshly juiced fruits and vegetables. These tasty and nutrition-packed beverages can help protect you against cardiovascular disease, cancer, cellular damage, and various inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Plus, it's great for weight loss because juices and smoothies have hunger-reducing properties, on top of being filling. In this friendly and accessible guide, you'll find expert guidance on how to use juices and smoothies to reap all of these excellent rewards, while getting the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables in a glass! * Concoct more than 120 juicing and smoothie recipes using the hottest, most nutritious ingredients * Find the best juicers and blenders for the job * Ward off colds and migraines, promote longevity, and shed pounds * Get a month's worth of grocery items to have on hand to make healthy juices and smoothies in minutes

    Whether you want to lose weight, cleanse, or simply add more healthy fruits and veggies to your diet, Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies makes it easy.

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  • Scratch for Kids For Dummies

    Derek Breen

    Product Code: ANJMX
    Paperback
    Scratch is a fast, fun, and easy way to get started in computer science

    Do you want to make cool games, impressive animations, and become an all-around Scratch super star? You've come to the right place! Packed with full-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Scratch For Kids For Dummies makes it easy to get started even if you've never attempted computer programming or coding. Inside, you'll find out how to design and develop your own games, create amazing animations, interact with the online Scratch community, and much more!

    There's no doubting that Scratch is fun, but it also helps you learn to think creatively, reason symmetrically, and work collaboratively essential skills for life in the 21st century. Best of all, the software is completely free and runs right in your web browser! With the help of this down-to-earth and friendly guide, you'll quickly discover how to choose from a library of characters, backgrounds, and props, draw your own options, and open another user's project, modify it, and publish it online all with the click of a button. * Create games, stories, and animations * Learn programming * Share your projects with the Scratch community * Participate in the Scratch forums

    If you're looking to make the most of MIT's Scratch software but don't quite know where to start, everything you need to try your hand at this popular multimedia programming tool is right here. So what are you waiting for?

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  • Raising Chickens For Dummies

    Kimberly Willis

    Product Code: AMVFL
    Paperback
    Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods

    Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place!This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies providesthe most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects ofkeeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on,easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens,constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens foroptimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests andpredators, optimizing egg production, and much more.

    Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular andgrowing pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens aspets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummiesgives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to knowto about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basicchicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is bestfor you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how tobuild a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, howto incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage layinghens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. * Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasingchickens * Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens * Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens * Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens

    Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raisingchickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practicalhow-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.

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  • Project Management For Dummies

    Nick Graham

    Product Code: AMNAL
    Paperback
    Get projects done on time, on budget, and with maximumefficiency

    In today's time-pressured and cost-conscious global businessenvironment, reliable project management and competent delivery aremore important than ever. Increasingly, project management is beingseen as an essential management skill for all, as well as a careerchoice for many. This new UK edition of Project Management ForDummies quickly introduces you to the principles of successfulproject management with a clear and logical approach to help youdeliver your projects, not only successfully, but also more easily.Unique to the UK edition, you'll find clear guidance on using thehighly logical product-based approach to project planning,along with advice on how to release the great power of thetechnique, not only for effective planning, but also for projectcontrol.

    Updated with fresh content, tips, and tactics that covereverything you need to know from a project's start to finish, thisaccessible guide takes you through every stage of projectmanagement. You'll discover how to make project planning easier andmore effective, manage resources and stay on track within a budget.Then you'll find help and advice to help you motivate and manageyour teams to help them perform at their best. To help you stay atthe leading edge, you'll also find two new chapters in this editionexplaining project governance and the increasingly importantinternational standard ISO 21500. In short, this book will help youmaster a highly valuable skill for advancing your career. * Provides clear descriptions of who should do what in a projectto prevent communication and control problems * Presents the latest concepts in project managementtechniques * Discusses how to keep risks under control during theproject * Includes access to online project management templates andchecklists to aid in learning

    If you're a manager taking on a project for the first time or amore experienced project professional looking to get up to speed onthe latest thinking and techniques, Project Management ForDummies equips you for project management success.

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  • Mindfulness For Dummies

    Shamash Alidina

    Product Code: ALWFI
    Paperback
    Use mindfulness to relax and control anxiety, depression, stress and pain. Whether you're looking to control your depression and anxiety levels, improve concentration and reduce stress, or just want to restore balance in your life, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to slow down, become aware of what is going on around you and react effectively. Focusing on breathing and other self-control techniques, the practice of mindfulness is scientifically proven to calm jittery nerves and free the mind of distracting thoughts, mental clutter and unrealistic expectations. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll discover how to pay attention to the present in order to change the way you think, feel and act. Covering the latest research on the effect of mindfulness on the brain, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to break free from a downward spiral of negative thought and action, and empowers you to make positive choices that support your well-being. You can: use mindfulness to reduce stress and anxiety, combat pain and more; receive guidance on incorporating mindfulness into everyday life; establish your own mindfulness routine; and, access audio downloads of guided meditations. Written by a professional mindfulness trainer, and packed with tips to incorporate this practice into your daily life, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to reap the benefits of a more attentive life.
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  • Chromebook For Dummies

    Mark LaFay

    Product Code: ALUWW
    Paperback
    Get the most out of your Google Chromebook. Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and a little - or a lot-intimidated by the technology? You've come to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks you through setting up the device, transitioning from traditional computers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suit your needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applying advanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-step guidance and helpful information inside, there's no reason to break a sweat. Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek-and with Google driving the initiative, they're impossible to ignore. So it's no wonder they're gaining popularity and enticing people from all walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC or laptop. If you're one of those people and want to make the most of your experience, this book is a practical user's guide to all things Chromebook. It covers all Chromebooks on the market. It provides coverage of all Chromebook features in an easy-to-follow manner. It serves as the go-to reference for successfully using a Chromebook. It includes step-by-step coverage of everything you'll encounter with your Chromebook. If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize the performance of your Google Chromebook, you'll turn to this friendly guide time and again.
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  • Cooking Basics For Dummies

    Marie Rama

    Product Code: ALUHF
    Paperback
    Get started cooking now with Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5 th Edition! Are you looking to dig yourself out of microwave dinners and learn the ropes of home cooking? Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5 th Edition takes the intimidation out of cooking and helps you start cultivating your culinary prowess in no time. From learning fundamental cooking techniques like dicing, chopping, and saut?ing to creating delicious, easy-to-follow recipes, you'll discover how to cook up crowd-pleasing meals the whole family will enjoy-all without breaking a sweat! Even if you've never cracked an egg, this friendly, practical guide gives you all the ingredients to become a superior home cook. In plain English, it explains step-by-step how to master popular cooking techniques, such as dicing vegetables, hard boiling an egg, making quick and delicious sauces, planning menus, stocking your pantry, and so much more. Packed with more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for every meal of the day, from mouth-watering mains to sumptuous sides to delectable desserts Helps you master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting, pressure cooking, and more Includes tips on adapting meals to meet the latest dietary trends, such as low-sugar, low-sodium, low-fat, plant-based, and vegetarian diets Covers shopping at farmer's markets and buying organic foods Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5 th edition is for every beginner cook or polished chef looking for a refresher on breathing new life into home-cooked meals.
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  • Minecraft Redstone For Dummies

    Jacob Cordeiro

    Product Code: ALPZJ
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    Minecraft Redstone For Dummies is the complete guide to finding, using, and maximizing the power of redstone in the Minecraft world. This key element is essential for crafting and brewing, and can be placed on the ground as redstone dust ? a flat, transparent block that can transmit redstone power, the major component of most redstone circuits. Written by a recognized Minecraft expert, this useful guide walks you through mining, smelting, and other methods of obtaining redstone, and teaches you how to make the most of your redstone stores. Craft a compass, piston, lamp, or torch, brew a potion that reverts to Level 1, or turn it to dust to help find nearby power components. Whether you're in Creative or Survival mode, redstone mastery is crucial for successful gameplay.

    Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon, boasting over 100 million players from around the world. While gameplay varies according to player preference, redstone remains a central element that allows players to build, brew and create as they advance through the biomes. Minecraft Redstone For Dummies teaches you everything you need to know about redstone, including how to get it and how best to use it.

    Learn which methods result in more redstone per attempt
    Discover how redstone is used in crafting and brewing
    Use redstone dust to build circuits and power mechanical components
    Understand redstone power, including source, levels, and configuration
    Don't be content to acquire what you stumble across.

    Redstone's versatility makes it an indispensable resource in the Minecraft world, and knowing where to find it and how to use it efficiently can make all the difference in your gameplay. If you're ready to level up, Minecraft Redstone For Dummies will make you a redstone guru in no time.
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