Helping Ourselves

A Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics

Author: Daverick Leggett,Katheryn Trenshaw

Publisher: Meridian Press

ISBN: 9780952464006

Category: Medical

Page: 57

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Helping Ourselves is a beginners guide to nutrition according to the principles of Chinese Medicine. It is a user friendly practical guide, ideally suited to practitioners, students and clients of Chinese medicine as well as those interested more generally in nutrition. The book contains simple one page explanations of each basic diagnostic pattern and the foods that will assist its healing. Helping Ourselves includes charts listing the properties of about 300 common foods and 150 western herbs. It also includes a section on diagnosis. This popular reference manual can also be used as the companion volume to its sequel, Recipes for Self Healing.

Helping Others, Helping Ourselves

Power, Giving, and Community Identity in Cleveland, Ohio, 1880-1930

Author: Laura Tuennerman-Kaplan

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 9780873387118

Category: Social Science

Page: 222

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Individuals and communities have historically reinforced values and shaped society in ways that best fit their own objectives. This study re-evaluates the interaction between religious, ethnic-, racial-, gender-, and class-based values and ideals and giving, based on Ohio between 1990 and 1930.

Helping Ourselves

Community Responses to AIDS in Swaziland

Author: Ruth Evans,Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9291735167

Category: Medical

Page: 52

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Report investigates programmes and sites in developing and transitional countries which were regarded by international authorities as "high coverage sites" i.e. where more than 50% of injecting drug users had been reached by one or more HIV prevention programmes. Each case study includes a description of the development of the programme and features of the services provided, an estimation of programme coverage, factors that led to high coverage, and a discussion of ways to maintain and expand coverage.

Helping Ourselves to Power

A Handbook for Women on the Skills of Public Life

Author: S. Slipman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483286495

Category: Social Science

Page: 120

View: 5869


A self-help manual for women in the skills of entering politics, the aim of which is to encourage women to enter the arena of public life and to provide them with the theory and tools for practice to increase their confidence. The advice given will be of immense use to women everywhere, ranging from the very practical - how to write a press release or survive speaking in public - to detailed discussion of how a political party conference might be organized. Exercises for individuals and small groups are given to enable the reader to practice each of the skills covered.

Helping Ourselves

Success Stories in Co-operative Business & Social Enterprise

Author: Robert Briscoe

Publisher: Oak Tree Press (Ireland)

ISBN: 9781860762840

Category: Co-operatives

Page: 230

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Explores the co-operative way of doing business across a wide spectrum of activities and needs, ranging from basic needs for food, water, housing, finance, jobs, health care and transportation, to needs for entertaining leisure activities, and the development of vibrant communities.

Acts of Compassion

Caring for Others and Helping Ourselves

Author: Robert Wuthnow

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400820573

Category: Social Science

Page: 364

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Robert Wuthnow finds that those who are most involved in acts of compassion are no less individualistic than anyone else--and that those who are the most intensely individualistic are no less involved in caring for others.