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First Strike (The Kurgan War Book 1)
First Strike (The Kurgan War Book 1)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly good, 16 May 2016
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A good lighthearted read with some excellent characterisations. Some massive basic physics oversights but a good read nonetheless. Will read the next episode :)


Body Calm: The Powerful Meditation Technique That Helps Your Body Heal and Stay Healthy
Body Calm: The Powerful Meditation Technique That Helps Your Body Heal and Stay Healthy
by Sandy C. Newbigging
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.68

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quick start, lasting benefits. Live fully and completely with whatever challenges life presents., 3 Oct. 2015
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Read this, learn it, practice it and reap the rewards. Live fully and completely with whatever challenges life presents.
In the morning, wash face, clean teeth, Body Calm and enjoy a day with less stress. In the evening, wash face, clean teeth, Body Calm, sleep better, wake more rested. Simples! This is not only my experience but that of the many others to whom Sandy Newbigging has taught and shared his techniques in the past year. Furthermore he was his own guinea pig and now is his best example of living his methods. He acknowledges his debt to many teachers in particular Peter Blake. The Embodying Exercise can be used in seconds any time and can be amazingly powerful but the details are in the book!
One can read this book, learn from it and put it on the shelf of 'get around to following up later' books.
Or one can read it again and again, reflect on one's life, experiences and health issues and use it to change your life.
The style is deliberately and deceptively simple. The techniques are profound.
One can think there are many crossover concepts here. There are. Ageless wisdom in another guise. Who doesn't like a new outfit occasionally in one's wardrobe?
Seriously try it consistently for a while and note what happens. I think you may find peace with your body and peace in your mind, greater resilience in your life and Conscious Awareness present now.
The idea is that with less conflict in our being, there is less stress, with less stress there is more rest and better rest helps the body heal.
The book offers no silver bullets for magic healing.
There are one or two very minor niggles with editorial precedures, another diagram perhaps as a back page would have been useful and a few proof-reading errors should have been picked up but the paper is great quality and this book will withstand being my Vade Mecum. I hope it becomes yours.


Mayo Clinic Going Gluten Free: Essential Guide to Managing Celiac Disease and Other Gluten-Related Conditions
Mayo Clinic Going Gluten Free: Essential Guide to Managing Celiac Disease and Other Gluten-Related Conditions

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars No show!, 17 Jan. 2015
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I ordered this on 19th November. On 19th January it still has not been published as a kindle edition. I am disappointed.


The Potter's Field (The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries Book 13)
The Potter's Field (The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries Book 13)
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent!, 16 Dec. 2014
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I have read most of the series & mainly in order & I have to say this solution is most ingeniously arrived at.
Read it, I'm not going to spoil it. Though the same age as 'Salvo' I think he is rather obsessed with it!


Mind Calm Meditations: Experience the Serenity and Success that Come from Thinking Less
Mind Calm Meditations: Experience the Serenity and Success that Come from Thinking Less
by Sandy C. Newbigging
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £9.99

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A meditation cd to use again and again:, 6 Oct. 2014
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Sandy Newbigging has produced this cd with great care to his choice both of words and of accompanying music. The result is a cd which comes across with great clarity, richness and seeming simplicity and effortlessness. Therefore it is one to be enjoyed!
He starts with a thorough explanation of the benefits of his 'modern day meditation technique' aimed at everyone called 'MindCalm'. Therefore this and his book can stand alone although obviously they are better together. Then he guides you through MindCalm sittings giving options for use. He uses every minute of the CD's length and then gives a link to a website where there is a free bonus track & an indispensable diagram.
I do think Hay House have let down this cd in one important respect: in my copy I took out the paper cover expecting to be able to open it and to find a track listing. There isn't one. I found it on the Amazon page and printed it. As the author says meditation cds only work if you use them, again and again and again. So one needs to be able to select the tracks as required from a listing. Please don't let this put you off. treasure and use this cd. I suspect if you do you will find yourself following further to the courses online or live. If it is an adjunct to another meditation practice it will enrich the experience.


Mind Calm: The Modern-Day Meditation Technique that Gives You 'Peace with Mind'
Mind Calm: The Modern-Day Meditation Technique that Gives You 'Peace with Mind'
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5.0 out of 5 stars Try this. It will last. A clear peaceful mind can be yours while you live your present life., 2 Sept. 2014
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Peace with your mind in all circumstances and situations in real life; this is what this book says it is offering. I think it delivers, no mean feat! However Sandy Newbigging is clear that his techniques, like all others, work if you do them and not just read about them.
As someone with a long shelf of Mindfulness and Meditation books and another of CDs I was worried that this 'modern day monk' was just riding the Mindfulness explosion of the last couple of years. My fears were groundless. Sandy Newbigging has found a way to make the profound simple, clear and almost obvious. A few reviews below, written by long-term meditators find his techniques unnecessarily complicated and for them they may well be so because they are grounded in other methods. For those of us living the normal kind of life, facing ordinary or extraordinary stresses Sandy Newbigging offers us a way to access all the hopes we have: peace, love, joy, fearlessness... while going about our daily lives and the stress, frustration, guilt, relationship issues and so on will be met with grace and be SO much easier to live with. Try his methods through the book and his online courses. Keep them and keep referring to them. Sandy has a light touch. The journey to the life you want he presents as fun. I find all this experiential stuff goes against all my upbringing, training and habits as it does for most of us. For the first time I think I can do it. if I can then anyone can. Sandy Newbigging deserves a place among the ranks of the top meditation teachers and there are some very bright stars shining out there.


Richard Hannay: The Courts of the Morning (Richard Hannay Collection Book 5)
Richard Hannay: The Courts of the Morning (Richard Hannay Collection Book 5)

5.0 out of 5 stars the Master Storyteller, 27 May 2014
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Dated of course, but this one is particularly timeless. I'm so glad I read it all through. Adventure, action, love story, but over all this a great & compassionate understanding of humanity. Not only was he a master story weaver but his prose style is spare and outstandingly admirable. Can you tell - I like it? A middle aged woman likes it as much as a teenage young man, this is one of his prodigious output which deserves to be better known.


THE SIR EDWARD LEITHEN COMPLETE COLLECTION
THE SIR EDWARD LEITHEN COMPLETE COLLECTION
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars life affirming, 12 April 2014
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Written 80 years ago in a different world but the human themes are as fresh as ever. John Buchan was a master storyteller. With such a prolific output some of his work is not so great, but this collection is. Well worth reading & keeping to read a again one day.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Heartwarming, 7 Mar. 2014
I laughed and cried over this book. I have re-read it. What more needs to be said! Ok so the outcome is predictable but the journey is worth it. Try it!


Heidi
Heidi
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5.0 out of 5 stars a pleasure renewed!, 17 Feb. 2014
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This review is from: Heidi (Kindle Edition)
Johanna Spyri died in 1891! While far more religious than I had remembered this book was so influential in my childhood I hope it will be read & read aloud to generations of children to come. Truly a book to make children readers and writers


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