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Gabor Maté CM is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician. He has a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood development and trauma, and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, ADHD, addictions, and a wide range of other conditions.
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Giving Hope
Conversations with Children About Illness, Death, and Loss
Elena Lister M.D., Michael Schwartzman Ph.D. - 2022-08-30
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The best and only resource you will ever need for helping any child understand and cope with illness, death, and loss...
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Gabor was fortunate to read an early copy of #GivingHope by @elenalistermd1 and Michael Schwartzman. This valuable book provides the tools to support children's resilience in the face of life's challenges.      source
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The Scourge of the Swastika
A History of Nazi War Crimes During World War II
Edward Frederick Langley Russell - 2008-11-17 (first published in 1954)
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When discussing the German war crimes of the Second World War, modern histories have focused on the Holocaust. While the Final Solution was a unique and unparalleled horror, German atrocities did not end there. The Nazis terrorized their own citizens, tortured and murdered POWs, and carried out countless executions throughout occupied Europe. Lord ...
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I began to read it, saw photographs of the horrors of the concentration camps and the extermination details in Eastern Europe.      source
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The Dhammapada
Eknath Easwaran - 2007-04-13
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Dhammapada means “the path of dharma,” the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. Easwaran’s translation of this classic Buddhist text is the best-selling edition in its field, praised by Huston Smith as a “sublime rendering.”The introduction gives an overview of the Buddha’s teachings that is pe...
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The Buddhist collection of sayings. And it begins with, basically, the idea that we create the world with our minds.      source
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Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - 2003-02-25 (first published in 1605)
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalry that he determines to become a knigh...
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I read Don Quixote as a child and then, reread many times as an adult. And he’s my favorite character.      source
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A. A. Milne - 2001-10-01 (first published in 1926)
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For nearly seventy years, readers have been delighted by the adventures of Christopher Robin and his lovable friends.  Paired with the perfectly suited drawings of Ernest H.  Shepard, A.A. Milne's classic story continues to captivate children of all ages....
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One of the seminal books of my childhood. What struck me about Pooh, of course, was that there was this bear of little brains who was so much wiser than everybody else.      source
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The Drama of the Gifted Child
The Search for the True Self, Revised Edition
Alice Miller - 1997-01-01 (first published in 1979)
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The bestselling book on childhood trauma and the enduring effects of repressed anger and painWhy are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided millions of readers with an answer--and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to learn as ch...
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All about the fact that stuff happens to us as children, negative things happen. Then, we adapt to those things by taking on certain defensive ways of being. And then, we live the rest of our lives from those defensive modes.      source