A story so remarkable it could only be true, The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother’s Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye (Counterpoint Press; May 14, 2013; ISBN: 978-1-61902-117-4; $26.00; Hardcover), by Linda Daly, celebrates her exuberant mother and Hollywood insider, Nancy Daly, for her incomparable achievements as a children’s advocate, philanthropist, and arts leader. The book reveals Nancy’s indomitable spirit and her determination to do anything
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At the height of his career, Emmy Award-winning journalist Jack Perkins and his wife Mary Jo moved from Los Angeles—population eight million—to a tidal island off the coast in Maine, population zero. Years earlier, in the shadow of Acadia National Park, they had built a solar-powered cabin, heated only by a wood stove. But now they were moving there for good, abandoning the smog of L.A. for the fog of Bar Harbor. The move would turn out to be as spiritual as it was physical.
Ashley Koff is an internationally renowned registered dietician. Her mission is to improve the health of people across America, and beyond, through raising public awareness of the value of quality eating. A self-described “Qualitarian,” Koff advocates eating the highest quality foods available—whole foods over processed parts, natural over made in a chemistry lab and organic whenever possible to avoid hormones, synthetic fertilizers, GMOs and harmful pesticides—to optimally fuel the body.
What do you do when you think you have a hangover, and instead you discover you have a rare, incurable stage IV cancer in both your liver and lungs?
Through her life-changing techniques, best-selling books, and work as the founder and former CEO of the Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety, Lucinda Bassett has helped millions overcome problems with fear, panic, anxiety, and depression. Along with achieving success as a self-made self-help guru, Lucinda enjoyed a deeply fulfilling relationship with her husband, best friend, and business partner, David, who, after 25 years of building a brand, a family, and a life together, abruptly committed suicide after a year’s struggle with a tortuous mental illness.
Project Runway is one of the most influential and avidly watched shows on the pop-culture landscape.
One of America’s preeminent experts on matrimonial law, Vikki S. Ziegler, Esq. has created a groundbreaking guide and workbook entitled, The Premarital Planner: Your Complete Legal Guide to a Perfect Marriage (Charlesbridge Publishing/Imagine!; May 2012; $19.95 Hardcover; ISBN-13: 978-1-936140-68-8). Ziegler presents an arsenal of information to help couples talk about money, housework, and the unsexy stuff of life; make a full, informed commitment to marriage; and then stay happily married.
A widely respected activist for women’s empowerment, Helene Lerner believes that many women suffer from lack of self-knowledge and fear of self-expression. For years, she suffered, too, and gradually went from a woman without confidence to a successful Fortune 500 business consultant, CEO of WomenWorking.com, independent public television host and two-time Emmy Award-winning executive producer.
Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., has written a brand new book, entitled Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight Off for Good(HCI Publishers; May 2012; ISBN: 9780757316357; $15.95), a weight loss program that doesn’t just consist of food intake and exercise, but also incorporates stress-management, relaxation and sleep.Eating Free is a refreshing change from diets that leave many Americans depressed, exhauste
Together with CEO Advisors, (headed by Jan Strode), Mouth Public Relations has been hired to represent the DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center), and their new paternity test, which launches on Tuesday, August 16, 2011. The test will only require a simple blood draw from the mother and alleged father and is 100 percent safe and 99.9 percent accurate. As the largest provider of private DNA paternity and other DNA tests in the U.S. and worldwide for more than 16 years, DDC offers comprehensive DNA testing services for paternity and other family relationships, forensics, and ancestry.