Three Things Matter Most—Time, Relationships, and Money. In his new self-help book, Brett Atlas discusses the three things he believes help us live our best lives. Time, relationships, and money are three assets that, when used efficiently, lead to a life filled with meaning. To make his case, Atlas draws from personal experiences as well as wisdom and philosophy passed down through the ages.
In Behind Sacred Walls, Michael Roberts tells the compelling story of how he was abused by Catholic priests. His story tells not only how he was abused by a priest for several years, but also how the Catholic Church turned its back on him when he finally reported the abuse. A naïve teen, he was sexually and emotionally dominated by the priest who was revered by his family and parishioners. Fear kept Roberts emotionally paralyzed. He feared hurting his parents, who were devout Catholics. He feared God. Most of all, he feared the wrath of the priest who demanded his obedience.
In his medical memoir, Breathless—Behind the Scenes of Intensive Care, Ronald Kolter, M.D., takes readers to the frontlines of caring for critically ill patients who are “breathless”—having trouble breathing. Drawing from four decades of experience as a physician in an intensive care unit, Kotler shares compelling stories of patients who were near death or who were facing the end-of-life. He describes the “rollercoaster” of critical care for patients who struggle to survive and the health care professionals trying to save them.
Kotler’s inspiring stories will educate readers as well as salutes the doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals who make up the American health care system.
When their favorite parish priest started inviting himself to the Robert’s home for dinner each week, little did the family realize that the priest was grooming their teenaged-son Michael.
After the priest convinced Michael that it was God’s will that the teenager help meet the priest’s human needs, the abuse continued for years. Michael feared both the priest and God, and he feared hurting his parents if he disobeyed the priest’s commands. Finally, Michael was able to free himself from the abuse and report the it to church authorities. But, even after the abuse was reported, it was more than twenty-three years before the priest was officially defrocked. In Behind Sacred Walls, Michael Roberts tells a compelling story that will keep you turning pages. Publication date: Summer 2021.
Brett Atlas is the author of the forthcoming book Three Things Matter Most—Practical Wisdom for the Best Use of Time, Relationships, and Money. Atlas examines these three assets and offers tips for how to use them efficiently, explaining that how we allocate these precious resources makes the difference between a life filled with meaning and a life filled with regret. To make his case, Atlas draws from personal experiences as well as his study of philosophy and psychology to present an easy-to-follow roadmap to happiness. Atlas is an attorney and makes his home in the Midwest with his wife and three children.
This new edition of Elder Care Made Easier offers page after page of advice and strategies to make elder care easier. The author Marion Somers, Ph.D., has spent forty-five years as an elder care specialist; her book is loaded with tips and resources.
American’s battle with alcohol and drugs rages on. It’s estimated that one out of ten Americans has fallen into an addiction trap. Addiction therapist Timothy Wulff, MSW, brings us The Addiction Battle—Three Tools to End it Now, which came off the press in early Fall. Wulff helps you discover where your greatest strengths are buried and teaches you how to use their hidden power to overcome addiction. He teaches readers how to redefine the terms anger, selfishness, and trouble-making, and make them key tools in shaping your actions from a new, healthy perspective.
Each year, more than three million Americans undergo cataract surgery. It is the most commonly performed surgery in the nation. Authors Robert K. Maloney, MD, and Neda Shamie, MD, are ophthalmologists, who have performed thousands of cataract surgeries. In their book, Cataract Surgery—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, they answer commonly-asked questions about the procedure and address the concerns many patients have about modern cataract surgery.