Do you feel miles apart, even though you sleep inches away? Do you feel like there’s something missing in your relationship? Or do you just want to make your marriage epic (legendary)! You shouldn’t have to figure it out alone. Adapted from a wildly popular series of sermons on relationships, “The Elephant In The Bedroom” is the biblical guide that gets real and raw as it tackles the tough issues that married and single people face in relationships. These are the topics that pastors, churches and the people themselves do not want to face or talk about. You will laugh, cry, blush and go “Aha!” as Dr. Gene Herndon, with over a decade of marital counseling experience, breaches taboo topics such as in-laws, sex before marriage, divorce, infidelity, and much more. We believe everyone should have the tools and support they need to have a marriage that is passionate, fulfilling, and lasting. The Elephant In The Bedroom will open your hearts, eyes and minds to hidden insights, helping you to have the discussions you need to have with your spouse, yourself and your loved ones, and cause you to analyze potential relationships and people in a whole new way. Get ready to have fun, learn and gain valuable lifelong insights that will help you love more successfully and discover your path from brokenness to wholeness.
Author: Dr. Gene Herndon
Publisher: Aion Multimedia Publishing
the elephant in the bedroom : impacts on the economy and environment
Author: Stanley I. Hart,Alvin L. Spivak
Publisher: Hope Pub House
Category: Health & Fitness
"The Elephant in My Bedroom" is a collection of poems by Bryanna Mone't that address the elephant in the room. Have you ever made eye contact with someone in a room and shared the same reaction but neither of you voiced it ? Do you wish that you could openly speak with your family, friends and coworkers about deep topics, but feel it wouldn't be well received? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this book is for you ! In this collection of poems, Bryanna Mone't gives a microphone to the Elephant in the room!
Author: Bryanna Mone't
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Most, if not all, of my friends have heard of the old saying about the elephant in the room or even the pink elephant or white elephant in the room. But, did you know that they are all addressing a problem that no one wants to acknowledge, not even you? In relationships, the elephant in the room seems to be out of control. So, what do you do when the elephant leaves the room and climbs into your bed? I can surely tell you that when I had an elephant in my bed, it was awkward as hell, and my sex life was nonexistent. No matter what size bed you have, you will never have enough room to fit you and your significant other in comfortably. This book will help you to recognize what’s blocking your sex life and affecting your relationship as a whole. Now that you’ve got your eyes on the elephant in your bed, I want you to walk its big ass right out your front door and out of your life forever.
How to Recognize and Stop Problems Affecting Your Relationship So You Can Get Back to Having Sex Again!
Author: Johanna Sparrow
Publisher: Johanna Sparrow
Entertaining, well-written short story collection for those who enjoy seeing the form played with....
Author: Michael Czyzniejewski
"This book exposes our unconscious selfish motives, those we're reluctant to discuss or even think about. These motives drive our body language, laughter, and conversation, as well as venerated institutions like art, school, charity, medicine, politics, and religion"--
Hidden Motives in Everyday Life
Author: Kevin Simler,Robin Hanson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
A church can be a dangerous place. The perils may be so obvious, they become “elephants” standing in the fellowship hall, lurking in the sanctuary, ready to spring into the pastor’s study, and tromp out of the choir room. The word “elephant” stands for an obvious truth or issue that is ignored or unnamed—a blind spot. Yet we allow elephants to occupy a large amount of space in the minds and hearts of those that tiptoe around them. Discussing common blind-spots of congregations and church leaders, the authors provide examples and illustrations for how to stop these "elephants" from ruining a ministry.
What You Don't See Can Kill Your Ministry
Author: Mary Lynn Dell,Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Everywhere you look, the messages are there. 10 days to drop 20 pounds. Gluten is making you fat. 12 minutes a day can get you a bikini-ready body by summer. It sounds exciting, but the real message you’re getting is this: your body doesn’t measure up - in fact, you don’t either - so you better do something about it…and quick! What if the solution isn’t a new diet or another fitness program? In The Elephant in the Gym, award-winning Personal Trainer and Health Coach Gillian Goerzen gives you a healthy and kind way to approach your fitness and well-being. Grounded in science, self-compassion and Goerzen’s personal journey through the ‘body hatred battleground,’ you’ll learn to ditch the diet, reclaim an empowered relationship with your body, and become healthier as a result. With The Elephant in the Gym, you’ll discover: • No gym membership is required to be fit. • Why traditional goal-setting is tripping you up. • The one thing you need to set the foundation for success. • What you can do to get started today. • Practical strategies, tools and tips to help you be fit and healthy – for life! Deeply personal, backed by detailed studies and real-life stories, you’ll design a lifestyle fit for you and no one else (it’s not one size fits all – and it never should be). The Elephant in the Gym takes your eyes off of the scale and puts the power of creating a healthy life in your hands.
Your Body-Positive Guide to Writing Your Own Health and Fitness Story
Author: Gillian Goerzen
Publisher: Winchelsea Media
Author: Mallika Nagarajan
A blonde, chic Parisienne, Françoise never expected to find herself living on a South African game reserve. But when she fell in love with renowned conservationist Lawrence Anthony her life took an unexpected turn. Lawrence died in 2012 and Françoise was left to face the tough reality of running Thula Thula without him, even though she knew very little about conservation. She was short on money, poachers were threatening their rhinos, and one of their elephants was charging Land Rovers on game drives and terrifying guests. There was no time to mourn when Thula Thula's human and animal family were depending on her. How Françoise survived and Thula Thula thrived is beautifully described in this charming, funny and poignant book. Their elephant herd, rescued by Lawrence, shared Françoise's grief at his passing but over time forged a new relationship with her. One day a baby, Tom, became separated from the herd and found his way into Françoise's kitchen. Another day there was a desperate race against time to save a baby who had a snare wrapped round his face and couldn't open his mouth to suckle. Meanwhile Françoise fulfilled her dream of building a rescue centre for orphaned rhinos and other wildlife. Abandoned hippo baby Charlie, who hated water, joined the centre's rhinos and quickly became best friends with a little girl rhino called Makhosi. The traumatised babies had round the clock care, including an unlikely nursemaid in the form of a German Shepherd called Duma. If you loved Lawrence's The Elephant Whisperer, or just want to spend time with some very special animals, then you won't want to miss this sparkling book.
What the Herd Taught Me about Love, Courage and Survival
Author: Francoise Malby-Anthony,Katja Willemsen
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This book from the acclaimed management writer Adrian Furnham, explores the dark side of leadership and how and why leaders can have a negative impact upon their companies and organisations. It asks why too often people do not speak out but instead ignore the problems they are causing.
The causes of leadership derailment
Author: A. Furnham
Category: Business & Economics
Herpes is a big problem that no one talks about! Everyone has some degree of angst about it, yet no one talks about it. It's the "Pink Elephant" in the Bedroom that most everyone tiptoes and dances around. Why? What the heck are we doing? . . . It's time to invite the 'pink elephant in the bedroom' into the conversation and do something about it! JulieAnn's book offers a sense of hope and an oasis of information on how to live triumphantly in spite of the frustration of herpes. In the foreword, written by sexual and reproductive health physician Dr. Helene Malabed, she writes "Thank you, JulieAnn, for bringing this pink elephant and awareness ... to life and giving my patients and millions of others a way to get their lives back, emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually."
Author: Julieann Engel,Philip S. Marks
Publisher: Documeant Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
This book brings together sixteen comic artists, all women, from India and Germany to explore how women see the world and themselves, and how that is similar and different across cultures. In the striking, surprising, often funny drawings featured here, the women take apart received ideas of identity, power, love, sex, family, and bodies, putting them to new purposes to yield a rich interweaving of the personal and the political. Bold, original, outspoken, and thought-provoking, The Elephant in the Room is the perfect tonic for our dark times: affirming and entertaining but never less than powerfully political.
Women Draw Their World
Author: The Spring Collective
The Elephant in the Room is a children's storybook with whimsical illustrations and rhyming verses of positive strategies for coping with grief and loss. The gender-neutral elephant character demonstrates the potential emotions that children may experience when faced with any type of loss such as death of a pet or a relative, a friend moving away, foster care, hospitalization, etc. This book can serve to initiate a discussion or to provide unconscious messages of love, power, and healing. The practical and realistic coping strategies are developmentally appropriate for young children in early childhood and are based in best practices according to research in children's literature and social-emotional development. It is recommended that the book be read daily, as needed, during traumatic events and that the adult wait patiently for the child to initiate a discussion. It is anticipated that The Elephant in the Room will serve as a transitional object for children experiencing grief and loss and that it will help them navigate their unique and individual journey towards healing, concurrently or in the years ahead. This book is a must-have for teachers, grief counselors, healthcare practitioners, therapists, social workers, and librarians. Additionally, it can serve as an important resource for families during difficult events.
A Childrens Book for Grief and Loss
Author: Amanda Edwards,Leslie Ponciano,Julia Horwitz
Category: Family & Relationships
I believe psychologists and psychiatrists are barking up the wrong tree. We do not suffer from psychological problems or mental problems directly, but we do suffer from emotional problems. It is now accepted that we are born with most, if not all, our emotions fixed. Therefore our emotional state must be hereditary, some good and some not so good. But we must not blame our parents because they have been burdened also. The way we are reared will affect the strength of these emotions. I believe that people with ‘psychological’ problems could recover much quicker if this theory is explained to them.
Author: Lyn Victor Williams
"In Eric's house there were too many elephants - in the living room, in the kitchen, in the bathroom, even in his bedroom! The elephants take up a lot of space, but Eric loves every one of them. So when his mum says they have to go, Eric comes up with a clever solution to a very BIG problem . . . From the creators of The Terrible Plopcomes this delightfully energetic story, full of fun and exuberance."
Author: Ursula Dubosarsky
Publisher: Picture Puffin
The Elephant in the Room looks at how, why, and with what consequences it is possible for things to be known and 'not known' at the same time by individuals in a group. Zerubavel marshals a host of examples - from families that avoid discussing a member's cancer to the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy - to identify the common features of conspiracies of silence at all levels of society. He unravels the normative as well as political underpinnings of silence and denial, as well as the social dynamics of conspiracies of silence. Noting how each 'conspirator's' actions are symbiotically complemented by the others', he shows that silence is usually more intense when there are more people conspiring to maintain it and especially when there are significant power differences among them. He concludes by showing that the longer we ignore 'elephants' the larger they loom in our minds, as each avoidance typically triggers an indefinitely recursive spiral of denial.
Silence and Denial in Everyday Life
Author: Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Originally published: Minneapolis, Minn.: CompCare Publishers, 1984.
The children's book
Author: Jill M. Hastings,Marion H. Typpo,Marion H Typpo PH D
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don't run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family persuades the zoo director to let Marlene stay in their garden instead. When the city is bombed, the family flees with thousands of others, but how can they walk the same route when they have an elephant in tow, and keep themselves safe? Along the way, they meet Peter, a Canadian navigator who risks his own capture to save the family. As Michael Morpurgo writes in an author's note, An Elephant in the Garden is inspired by historical truths, and by his admiration for elephants, "the noblest and wisest and most sensitive of all creatures." Here is a story that brings together an unlikely group of survivors whose faith in kindness and love proves the best weapon of all.
Inspired by a True Story
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Category: Juvenile Fiction
About half of the undergraduate and roughly 40 percent of graduate degree recipients in science and engineering are women. As increasing numbers of these women pursue research careers in science, many who choose to have children discover the unique difficulties of balancing a professional life in these highly competitive (and often male-dominated) fields with the demands of motherhood. Although this issue directly affects the career advancement of women scientists, it is rarely discussed as a professional concern, leaving individuals to face the dilemma on their own. To address this obvious but unacknowledged crisis-the elephant in the laboratory, according to one scientist-Emily Monosson, an independent toxicologist, has brought together 34 women scientists from overlapping generations and several fields of research-including physics, chemistry, geography, paleontology, and ecology, among others-to share their experiences. From women who began their careers in the 1970s and brought their newborns to work, breastfeeding them under ponchos, to graduate students today, the authors of the candid essays written for this groundbreaking volume reveal a range of career choices: the authors work part-time and full-time; they opt out and then opt back in; they become entrepreneurs and job share; they teach high school and have achieved tenure. The personal stories that comprise Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory not only show the many ways in which women can successfully combine motherhood and a career in science but also address and redefine what it means to be a successful scientist. These valuable narratives encourage institutions of higher education and scientific research to accommodate the needs of scientists who decide to have children.
Women Scientists Speak Out
Author: Emily Monosson
Publisher: Cornell University Press