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Use a holistic approach to empower the mind and body before, during, and after the menopause. Understand the menopause with all its changes and challenges - and choose practices and treatments to make this next stage in your wellness journey healthy, positive, and joyful. Your menopause is unique to you - a milestone on your personal wellbeing journey. A lucky few will breeze through it, but for most women this time of hormonal upheavals throws up a variety of challenging symptoms. Understand the menopause better and find the right combination of resources for you - to stay physically, mentally, and spiritually well throughout. Find out how to adapt your existing wellness practices and build in new ones to smooth the path of your menopause: adopt yoga poses to reduce stress or help you sleep; use essential oils for a relaxing massage to lift mood; enjoy foods that boost energy and sharpen focus; discover the best exercises for strong bones and a healthy heart; use CBT and mindfulness to relieve anxiety and calm hot flushes; choose the best herbal remedies to balance hormones and diminish mood swings. Discover how to attend to your specific needs in a mindful, positive way, either alongside or without prescription medication. Your go-to guide to help make the transition an energising and liberating experience, Natural Menopause lets you take charge and embrace The Change. Consultant Editor: Dr Anne Henderson, menopause expert and gynaecologist, has over 15 years' experience running clinics in the NHS and private health sector. Teaming medical expertise with complementary treatment, she provides holistic care for women, specialising in hormonal therapy. Anne studied at Cambridge University and completed her training at Guy's Hospital, London. Anne oversees a team of specialist writers for each section of the book. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK AudioShow more
An accessible guide to more than 90 of the most important and groundbreaking milestones in the history of medicine, and the people behind them. How are illnesses diagnosed? When did the first successful organ transplant take place? Why are some pandemics so deadly? This audiobook explores big questions like these, explaining the breakthroughs and discoveries that have shaped our modern-day understanding of medicine and helped us protect and promote our health. Written in plain English, The Medicine Book cuts through the jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important milestones in medical history to untangle knotty concepts. From ancient medical practices, such as herbal medications and balancing the humours, through groundbreaking work including Jenner's experiments with cowpox, which laid the basis for vaccination, The Medicine Book offers an engaging overview of medical history across the world all the way into the 21st century with gene manipulation, immunotherapy, and robotics and telesurgery. Covering the role that therapies and drugs have played in the human quest to treat and prevent disease, the establishment of hospitals and later international medical bodies, like the WHO, and medical science's response to new challenges, such as accelerated antibiotic resistance and COVID-19, The Medicine Book explains the stories behind each milestone development. Continuing the 'Big Ideas' series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, The Medicine Book uses an innovative approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, whether you're a student of medicine or science, a medical professional, or an armchair expert. Consultant Steve Parker is a writer and editor of more than 300 books specializing in science, particularly in biology, medicine, and allied life sciences. He has authored titles for a range of ages and publishers, including the award-winning Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine for DK. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK AudioShow more
A guide to setting up and running your own business - covering everything from funding and finance to social media and expansion. Discover everything you need to know to turn your big idea into a thriving business with this unique guide. With clear, jargon-free language, How to Start Your Own Business shows you how to develop your ideas into a profitable venture, taking you step by step through everything from business plans to branding. Packed with practical, authoritative advice to demystify complex topics, such as securing investors, establishing an online presence, and recruiting and managing staff, this audiobook gives you all the tools you need to understand how a modern start-up works, and create your own. Much more than a standard business-management or self-help book, How to Start Your Own Business shows you what other titles only tell you, combining solid reference with no-nonsense advice. It is the perfect primer for anyone with entrepreneurial aspirations, and essential listening for those who simply want to learn more about the world of business and management. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Your guide to navigating the world of money. It makes the world go round, but money can truly be an enigma. How Money Works demystifies processes and answers the hundreds of financial questions we all have. Money facilitates the billions of transactions that take place every day across the globe. How Money Works tells you how this is possible. It explains economic theories, how governments raise and control money, what goes on in the stock exchange, how analysts predict where shares are heading, and many other issues. It busts jargon, explaining terms such as quantitative easing, cash flow, bonds, superannuation, and the open market. Our forefathers may have used simple bartering to exchange goods and services, but today we depend on complicated financial instruments for pensions, life assurance, mortgages and more. How Money Works explains how these work, as well as how to avoid on-line fraud and where to invest. With information on the latest forms of funding and currencies such Bitcoin, this comprehensive book will fast track you to financial literacy and getting the most from your hard-won cash. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Virat Kohli, one of the world's best cricketers in this children's biography. Discover the fascinating journey of Virat Kohli who burst on to the cricket scene in 2008, as he led India to victory in the Under-19 World Cup. Whether it is knocking the highest number of double centuries in consecutive Test series or the fastest 1,000 runs in ODIs, Kohli has a flair for setting new records. Over the years, he has recharged Indian cricket with a combination of leadership, talent, and discipline. This biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the life stories of the greatest Indian icons. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Amazing timelines take listeners through the people and the issues that have shaped Black history. Erased. Ignored. Hidden. Lost. Underappreciated. No longer. Delve into the unique, inspiring, and world-changing history of Black people. From Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey, and the achievements of ancient African kingdoms to those of the US Civil Rights Movement, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies takes kids on an exceptional journey from prehistory to modern times. This DK children's audiobook boasts more than 30 timelines, which explore the biographies of the famous and the not-so-famous - from royalty to activists, and writers to scientists, and much, much more. Stunning thematic timelines also explain the development of Black history - from the experiences of black people in the US, to the story of postcolonial Africa. Did you know that the richest person ever to have lived was a West African? Or that the technology that made the lightbulb possible was developed by African American inventor, and not Thomas Edison? How about the fact that Ethiopia was the only African country to avoid colonization, thanks to the leadership of a brave queen? Stacked with facts, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legacies, Legends is an unforgettable and accessible hive of information on the people and the issues that have shaped Black history. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Martin Luther King Jr. and his stand for equal rights in this children's biography. In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous 'I have a dream' speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 Laurie Calkhoven © 2020 DK AudioShow more
The perfect book for young readers looking for answers to some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: 'Where do we come from?', 'What is right and what is wrong?', 'Am I real?', and 'What is the point of existence?' These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this fun and engaging introduction to philosophy, listeners aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Philosophy: A Children's Encyclopedia brings the history of ideas and thinking to life, from metaphysics to moral imperatives. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young listeners will explore the questions and answers that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, laws and governance, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect listeners with the ideas presented so they can apply them to their own lives. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Meet the brash peacock who flew to heaven, the demon serpent, bumbling flying elephants, or even an evil, shape-shifting jinn, on your journey through this delightful story book. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, Birds and Beasts, a retelling of classic Indian folktales and lore will make a fantastic addition to your library. These stories come from every corner of the country - from the Hitopadesha, Kathasaritsagara, and Puranas to the Quran and Janamsakhis. Some have been drawn from oral tales from Ladakh, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, and also include tribal folklore from the Santal and Khasi tribes. Sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Birds and Beasts: Enchanting Tales of India - A Retelling range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! This title is the second in a series - the first being Mischief & Magic, a collection of magical tales from across India. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK AudioShow more
What mischief and magic will we find today? A naughty bulbul, talking mountains, pesky monkeys, silly goblins, a heavenly elephant, and a king with an unusual problem - every young reader will want to spend their time with these quirky characters. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, this collection of myths, folk tales, and legends are packed with mischief and magic. From the Katha Sarit Sagara, Rajatarangini, and the Puranas, to oral tales told across generations, these stories come from every corner of the country. Curated and sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Mischief & Magic range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! © 2019 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK AudioShow more
An essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. You'll be firing on all cylinders with this science spectacular! The exciting exploration of biology, chemistry, and physics is vital reading for curious minds. Science becomes simple and straightforward, so you never get your wires crossed again. What makes a firework go bang? How do plants make food from sunlight? What makes a robot clever? Find the answers to all these questions and much, much more. Biology is all about you, living things, and the rest of the natural world. Learn all about your amazing body and more than 1,000 parts that keep it going. Chemistry presents an explosive look at the tiny atoms that build together to create all the brilliant things in the world today. Physics introduces the full force of everything, from electricity and energy to magnetism and machines. All three subjects are examined in extraordinary detail, making Science: A Children's Encyclopedia an absolutely essential addition to each and every family. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
From Archimedes to Einstein, discover the lives and works of the scientists who helped shape the world we live in today. Delve into the lives, inspirations, motivations, and achievements of the greatest scientists in the world and through all time. Explore the stories of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and bold book of biographies. From mathematicians to meteorologists, geologists to geneticists, each scientist is presented through a combination of stimulating words. Combining elements of biography, history, and analysis, Scientists Who Changed History explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these revolutionary men and women in a clear and informative way. © 2019 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
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