Kaitlyn Atkinson Family Resource Library
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
FAM = Family Resource Library, located on the 1stfloor in front of the elevators.
ODL = Occupational Learning and Development located on the first floor of the Max Keeping Wing, room W1304.
The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change / Covey, Stephen R. -- New York: Fireside, 1989.
ODL 113 COV 1989
8 weeks to optimum health : a proven program for taking full advantage of your body's natural healing power / Weil, Andrew. -- New York: A.A. Knopf, 1997.
FAM R 733 W45 1997
10-10-10 : 10 minutes, 10 months, 10 years - a life-transforming idea / Welch, Suzy. -- New York: Scribner, 2009.
From "O, The Oprah Magazine" columnist and coauthor of the #1 bestseller "Winning" comes a powerful new strategy for making difficult decisions and clarifying life choices--when faced with a decision, determine the consequences and outcomes of your various options in 10 minutes, 10 months, and 10 years.
FAM BF 723 .I642 W36 2009
365 energy boosters / Seton, Susannah. -- Boston, MA: Conari Press, 2005.
ODL 115 SET 2005
The Alchemist / Coelho, Paul. -- San Francisco: Harper One, 1993.
An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within.
FAM BJ 1581.2 .C63 2012
Are you tired and wired? : your proven 30-day program for overcoming adrenal fatigue and feeling fantastic again / Pick, Marcelle. -- Carlsbad, Calif: Hay House, 2001.
FAM RJ 206 P53 2001
The art of being : 101 ways to practice purpose in your life / Jones, Dennis Merritt. -- New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2008
Helps readers become inspired and stay inspired, with motivational and uplifting writings that can be read daily, supported by "Mindfulness Practices," or action steps to make it simple. Ultimately, the understanding at which the reader will arrive is that spirituality, the "art of being," is actually a lifestyle, a way of walking our sacred earth every day. The Art of Being is a user-friendly manual to help you become acutely aware of how to live more mindfully on a day-by-day, hour-by-hour, moment-by-moment basis and thus create more peace and happiness in your life and in the lives of those around you.
FAM BJ 1581 .J56 2008
The astonishing power of emotions : let your feelings be your guide / Hicks, Esther; Hicks, Jerry. -- Carlsbad, Calif.: Hay House, 2007.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .H52 2007
The book of awakening : having the life you want by being present to the life you have / Nepo, Mark. -- Berkeley: Conari Press, 2000.
Offers the author's insights into friendship, love, and survival in this guide to awakening to the joy of life.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .N36 2000
The book of meditation : the complete guide to modern meditation / Carrington, Patricia. -- Boston: Element, 1998.
An internationally acclaimed psychologist and psychotherapist, Dr. Patricia Carrington combines pioneering scientific research with sound psychological theory to debunk the myths and show how individuals can make meditation an integral part of their everyday life.
FAM BJ 1651 .C28 1998
Chicken soup for the volunteer's soul : stories to celebrate the spirit of courage, caring and community -- Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 2002.
FAM BJ 1581.2 .C425
Choose them wisely : thoughts become things / Dooley, Mike. -- New York: Atria Books, 2009.
FAM BJ 1651 .D66 2009
Comfort prayers : prayers and poems to comfort, encourage, and inspire / Cotner, June. -- Kansas City, MO: Andrews McNeel Pub, 2004.
FAM BJ 1651 .C68 2004
Don't sweat the small stuff - and it's all small stuff / Carlson, Richard. -- New York: Little Brown, 1997.
FAM BJ 1581.2 .C33
The Eat-clean diet recharged : lasting fat loss that's better than ever / Reno, Tosca. -- Mississauga, ON: R. Kennedy Pub, 2009.
FAM RJ 206 .R467 2009
Everyday blessings : the inner work of mindful parenting / Kabat-Zinn, Myla. -- New York: Hyperion, 1998.
Suggests how parents can enrich their own and their children's lives through intentional, mindful parenting.
FAM HQ 769 .K32
The family table; recipes and strategies for the challenge / Breton, Marie. -- Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2007.
This book offers over 100 recipes designed not only to get kids gathered around the dinner table, but also to get them helping out in meal prep.
FAM RJ 206 .B7313 2008
Firstlight : the early inspirational writings of Sue Monk Kidd / Kidd, Sue Monk. -- New York: GuidepostsBooks, 2006.
Draws largely from the author's early writings for "Guideposts," featuring inspirational stories and essays that reflect various aspects of Monk's early writing career and quest for spiritual awareness.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .K533 2006
The five love languages : how to express heartfelt commitment to your mate / Chapman, Gary. -- Chicago: Northfield Publishing, 2004.
FAM BF 723 .I642 .C42 2007
The four purposes of life : finding meaning and direction in a changing world--Novato,Calif.: New World Library, 2011.
Millman distills decades of experience into a concise map of the journey to discover what one's purpose is. He explains the higher purpose of daily life, 12 required lessons in the school of life, and the keys to mastering the most important purpose of all.
FAM BF 723 .I642 .M562011
Goals! : how to get everything you want-faster than you ever thought possible / Tracy, Brian. -- San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2004.
ODL 115 TRA 2004
The grief recovery handbook; the action program for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses / James, John W. -- New York: HarperPerennial, 1998.
FAM BF 575 .G7 J36
A handbook of chakra healing : spiritual practice for health, harmony and inner peace / Govinda, Kalashatra. -- Old Saybrook, CT: Konecky & Konecky, 2002.
FAM BJ 1651 .G59 2002
The happiness project : or why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun / Rubin, Gretchen., 2009
Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany. One rainy afternoon on a city bus, she realized that she wasn't as happy as she could be. In danger of wasting her days, she realized her life wasn't going to change unless she did something about it. This title presents her story which inspires readers to navigate their own paths to happiness.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .R73 2009
Healing through the shadow of loss / Coryell, Deborah Morris. -- Rochester, Vermont: Healing Arts Press, 2004.
FAM BF 575 .G7 C68 2004
Healthy aging : a lifelong guide to your well-being / Weill, Andrew. -- New York: Anchor Books,, 2005.
Draws on medical research and a combination of conventional and alternative approaches to present a guide to healthy living that offers strategies to deal with the physical, mental, and emotional problems that come with aging.
FAM RA 776.75 .W35 2005
Heaven is for real : a little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back/ Burpo, Todd; Vincent,Lynn. --Nashville,Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2010.
Hold me tight : seven conversations for a lifetime of love/ Johnson, Dr. Sue. --New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2008.
Presents the story of the four-year old son of aNebraskapastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven.
FAM BJ 1661 .B87 2010
Introduces the author's Emotionally Focused Therapy technique, explaining how to assist couples by treating their relationship as a love-based, attachment bond that can be healed through a reestablishment of safe emotional connections.
FAM HQ 784 .J64 2008
How to simplify your life : seven steps to letting go of your burdens and living a happier life / Kustenmacher, Tiki; Seiwart, Lothar J. -- New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .K98 2004
If only I'd said that volume V / Legge, Peter. -- Burnaby, B.C: Eaglet Publishing,, 2009.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .L34 2009
The journey : a practical guide to healing your life and setting yourself free / Bays, Brandon. -- New York: Atria, 2002.
Bays was diagnosed with a basketball-sized tumor in her uterus, which was causing internal bleeding. While her surgeon advised immediate removal, Bays, an alternative health-care worker, persuaded the doctor to allow her to try natural methods to reduce the size of the tumor. Bays, already reasonably well versed in relaxation techniques and homeopathic medicine, immediately sought out various noninvasive treatments including vitamins, a radical change in diet, massage and various other emotional and physical therapies. Within a few months, the tumor disappeared. This dramatic recovery motivated Bays to change her life and teach others her healing practices.
FAM BJ 1278 .S5 .B298 2001
The joy of stress : how to prevent hardening of the attitude, 1995. (Video)
ODL 119 JOY 1995 VIDEO
The keys : open the door to true empowerment and infinite possibilities / Marek, Denise; Quirt, Sharon. -- Carlsbad, Calif: Hay House, 2009.
Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could find the keys that will open the door to your full potential and free yourself from the negative chatter in your mind? This title helps to discover how to make positive changes and to systematically create the kind of life you've been longing for.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .M29 2009
Life's greatest lessons : 20 things that matter--New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
This book presents twenty principles that are deeply rooted in common sense and compassion. The topics range from attitudes about money and understanding the real meaning of "success" to the importance of having fun.
FAM BJ 1581.2 .U73 2003
Living the good life : your guide to health and success / Patchell-Evans, David. -- Toronto: ECW Press, 2006.
FAM RA 776 .P374 2003
The meditation bible : the definitive guide to meditation / Guading, Madonna. -- London: Sterling Publishers, 2005.
Features 140 step-by-step techniques drawn from a variety of spiritual traditions, both Eastern and Western. This title offers meditations for calming and centring, living mindfully, developing love and compassion, solving problems, manifesting your dreams and connecting with the Divine. It also includes advice on meditation postures.
FAM BJ 1651 .G29 2005
Meditations for women who do too much / Schaef, Anne Wilson. -- San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2004.
This book speaks directly to the hearts and minds of the millions of women who do too much of everything: work, worry, organize, and take care of evryone in their lives, except themselves.
FAM BJ 1651 .S35 2004
Natural health, natural medicine; a comprehensive manual for wellness and self-care / Weil, Andrew. -- Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
FAM R 733 .W37 1998
The opposable mind : winning through integrative thinking / Martin, Roger. -- Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2009.
ODL 115 MAR 2009
Organized to be the best! : new timesaving ways to simplify and improve how you work / Silver, Susan. -- Los Angeles, CA: Adams-Hall Publishing, 1991.
ODL 107 SIL 1991
A parent's toolbox for spiritual growth / Zwet, Johanna Van. -- Virginia Beach, VA: A.R.E. Press, 2000.
FAM BJ 1278 .S5 Z88
Pleasant dreams : nighttime meditations for peace of mind / Dean, Amy E. -- Carlsbad, Calif.: Hay House, 2000.
FAM BJ 1651 .D42 2000
The power / Byrne, Rhonda. -- New York: Atria Books, 2010.
The Power, dubbed the sequel to The Secret, is the highly anticipated follow-up revealing everything Rhonda Byrne has learned and attracted to herself since the release of The Secret in 2006. She shows how perfect health, incredible relationships, a career you love, a life filled with happiness, and the money you need to be, do, and have everything you want comes from one positive source of power.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .B87 2010
The power to soar higher / Legge, Peter; Ziara, Tashon. -- Burnaby, B.C: Eaglet Pub, 2009.
The author shares how you can become the person you want to be, and reach the lofty goals you dream of achieving. Through a series of entertaining anecdotes and thoughtful insights, this volume will help you to unlock your true potential.
FAM BF 723 .I642 .L34 2009
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions / Ariely, Dan. -- New York: Harper Perennial, 2009.
An evaluation of the sources of illogical decisions explores the reasons why irrational thought often overcomes level-headed practices, offering insight into the structural patterns that cause people to make the same mistakes repeatedly.
FAM BF 723 .I642 A75 2009
The real sexy smart and strong: 30 tips to boost confidence, get fit and feel great, inside and out. / Patchell-Evans, David. -- Mississauga, Ontario: Wiley, 2009. (Book)
FAM R781 P375 2009
The right questions : ten essential questions to guide you to an extraordinary life / Ford, Debbie. -- San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 2004.
ODL 115 FOR 2004
Running : start to finish / Stanton, John. -- Edmonton: Lone Pine Pub., 1999.
FAM R 781 .S72 1999
The seven spiritual laws for parents : guiding your children to success and fulfillment / Chopra, Deepak. -- New York: Harmony Books, 1997.
FAM BJ 1278 .S5 C455
The shift : taking your life from ambition to meaning--Carlsbad,Calif:Carlsbad,Calif, 2010.
Illustrates how a shift from ambition to meaning eliminates feelings of separateness, illuminates spiritual connectedness, and involves moving from an ego-directed life into a life where everything is influenced by purpose.
FAM BF 637.S4 .D88 2010
Single parenting that works : six keys to raising happy, health children in a single-parent home / Leman, Kevin. -- Carol Stream, Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers, 2006.
Provides six keys to creating a balanced, healthy, loving environment for single parents and their children
FAM HQ 777.4 L46 2006
Smile for no good reason : simple things you can do to get happy now / Jampolsky, Lee L. -- Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads, 2000.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .J25 2000
Soul to soul meditations : daily reflections for spiritual growth / Zukav, Gary. -- New York: Soul Friend LLC, 2008.
ODL 108 ZUK 2008
Spiritual partnership : the journey to authentic power / Zukav, Gary. -- New York: HarperOne, 2010.
FAM BF 723 .I642 .Z85 2010
A table, les enfants; recettes et stratégies pour bien nourrir son enfant de 9 mois à 5 ans / Breton, Marie. -- Quebec, QC: Flammarion, 2002.
FAM RJ 206 .B74 2002
The untethered soul : the journey beyond yourself / Singer, Michael A. -- Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2007.
Explores the question of who we are and arrives at the conclusion that our identity is to be found in our consciousness, the fact of our ability to observe ourselves and the world around us. The author shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment.
FAM BJ 1651 .S67 2007
Until today! : daily devotions for spiritual growth and peace of mind / Vanzant, Iyanla. -- New York: Fireside, 2001.
FAM BJ 1651 .C28 .V26 2000
Us : transforming ourselves and the relationships that matter most / Oz, Lisa. -- New York: Free Press, 2010.
Evaluates the role of positive relationships in maintaining health, citing the negative habits that interfere with rewarding relationships while offering holistic solutions to promoting positive social and spiritual interactions.
FAM BF 723 .I642 .O95 2010
Values shift : recruiting, retaining and engaging the multigenerational workforce / Izzo, John B.; Withers, P. -- Lions Bay, B.C.: Fair Winds Press, 2007.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .I997 2007
Walking and Light Running / Bos, Klaus. -- New Yorik: Barnes & Noble, 2004.
FAM R 781.65 B67 2004
Walking for weight loss / Knight, Lucy. -- Heatherton VIC (Australia): Hinkler Books, 2007.
As a refreshing alternative to complex dance routines and over-priced gym memberships, walking is a way to slim down, tone up and get active on a daily basis. This title shows you how to set yourself realistic goals, how to assess how hard you are working and how to try out different styles of walking while also providing you with an eating plan.
FAM R 781.65 .K54 2007
When you eat at the refrigerator, pull up a chair : fifty ways to feel thin, gorgeous, and happy (when you feel anything but) / Roth, Geneen. -- New York: Hyperion, 1998.
FAM BJ 1533.2 .R78 1998
Why are the casseroles always tuna? : a loving look at the lighter side of grief / Sims, Darcie D. -- Louisville, KY: Big A & Company, 1999.
After the death of her child, Darcie Sims decided to write this book to help others who have lost loved ones. She uses humour as a way of dealing with grief.
FAM BF 575 .G7 S56 1999
The wise heart : a guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology/ Kornfield, Jack. --New York: Bantam Books, 2008.
For meditators and mental health professionals, Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike, this book offers an ordinary journey from the roots of consciousness to the highest expression of human possibility.
FAM BJ 1581 .K76 2008
Women's bodies, women's wisdom : creating physical and emotional health and healing / Northrup, Christiane. -- New York: Bantam Books, 2010.
In a supportive and informative manner, and using a holistic medical approach, Dr. Northrup encourages readers to create a personal medical plan, and includes much practical advice on choosing and relating to doctors. The middle of the book contains an in-depth guide to women's bodies and their health concerns.
FAM R 733 .W57 2010
You being beautiful: The owner's manual to inner and outer beauty / Roizen, Michael F.; Mehmet, C. Oz. -- New York: Free Press, 2008.
FAM RJ 61 .R65 2008
You on a diet: the owner's manual for waist management / Roizen, Michael F.; Mehmet, C. Oz. -- New York: Free Press, 2006.
FAM RJ 206 .R65 2006
Younger next year for women / Crowley, Chris; Lodge, Henry S. -- New York: Workman Publishers, 2005.
FAM RA 776.75 .C86 2005
Your soul's compass : what is spiritual guidance? / Borysenko, Joan; Dveirin, Gordon. -- Carlsbad, Calif.: Hay House, 2007.
Focuses on the 3 aspects of living a spiritually guided life: alignment - maintaining a direct and personal connection to the Source of our Being; discemment - distinguishing the movement of Spirit in our lives from our own wants, fears and social conditioning; and, action - making our best, most inspired contribution to the evolution of life.
FAM BJ 1561 .B58 2007
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