Headstrong by Rachel Swaby

Genre : Science
Editor :
Release : 2015
ISBN-13 : 9780553446791
Hardcover : 273 Pages


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Collects 52 profiles of history's brightest female scientists and mathematicians. Original.

Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : HarperCollins
Release : 2017-04-04
ISBN-13 : 9780062652430
Hardcover : 352 Pages


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From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better—a process known as "biohacking." In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking tips for taking control of your own biology. Now, in Head Strong, Asprey shows readers how to biohack their way to a sharper, smarter, faster, more resilient brain. Imagine feeling like your mind is operating at its clearest and sharpest, and being able—possibly for the first time in your life—to do more in less time? What it suddenly became easier to do the very hardest things you do? Or if you could feel 100% confident about your intellect, and never again fear being the person in the room who just isn’t smart enough, or can’t remember something important? How would you treat people if the mood swings, short temper, and food cravings that disrupt your day could simply disappear? In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible—and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or "hacks") to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level. Combining the latest findings in neuroscience and neurobiology with a hacker-inspired "get it done now" perspective, Asprey offers a program structured around key areas of brain performance that will help you: Power the brain with exactly what it needs to perform at its best all day long Eliminate the sources of "kryptonite," both nutritional and environmental, that make the brain slower. Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of our brains, the mitochondria, to eliminate cravings and turn up mental focus. Reverse inflammation to perform better right now, then stay sharp and energized well into your golden years. Promote neuron growth to enhance processing speed and reinforce new learning—hotwiring your brain for success. Asprey’s easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones to avoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for performance, recommended brain-boosting supplements; and how to adjust the lighting in your home and work space to give your brain the quality light it thrives on. A better brain—and a happier, easier, more productive life—is within reach. You just need to get Head Strong.

Headstrong by JoAnne Silver Jones

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : She Writes Press
Release : 2019-11-19
ISBN-13 : 9781631526138
Hardcover : 256 Pages


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She didn’t see the hammer. For a fraction of a second JoAnne Jones saw a young black face, framed by a black hoodie, and then she descended into a place where she felt and saw nothing. Jones survived this sudden assault by a stranger, but it left her with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), fractured hands, and PTSD. Headstrong tells the story of how she learned to live with the daily challenges of TBI. It brings the reader into a life traumatized by violence and set in the context of a society full of violence and vocal, visible white supremacists. Woven throughout Jones’s account are the stories of how medical professionals, friends, family, and strangers became a foundation strong enough to hold her during the worst of times, and to give her the buoyancy to find a path toward hope.

Headstrong by Bonnie Bryant

Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Editor : Open Road Media
Release : 2014-09-30
ISBN-13 : 9781497654129
Hardcover : 233 Pages


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Callie’s determination to win is admirable . . . and possibly dangerous With the holidays fast approaching, Stevie is searching for the perfect gift for her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Carole and Lisa each find romance in unexpected places. With their attention focused elsewhere, they don’t realize that their friend Callie Forester is galloping into trouble. On her road to recovery, all Callie can think about is being a champion rider once again. She won’t let anything get in her way—not even the warning signs. Every day, she spends hours in the wooded trails behind Pine Hollow—just her and her horse. At least, she thinks they’re alone . . .

Headstrong Performance by Marcel Daane

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Marcel Daane
Release : 2015-02-15
ISBN-13 : 9789810931001
Hardcover : 298 Pages


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This breakthrough book challenges traditional views about business, leadership, and performance by linking the benefits of nutrition and exercise with the power of neuroscience to optimize executive performance. In today’s dynamic business climate, despite technological advances, executives spend more time at work than ever before. Faster-moving markets, shorter deadlines, constant change, and tighter budgets all mean greater pressure and increased energy demands. Headstrong Performance explores the research behind the deterioration of executive performance as a result of stress mismanagement and reveals the neuroscience behind stress and poor health behaviors commonly witnessed in the workplace. These misguided coping strategies ultimately result in employee disengagement, decreased business performance, and subsequently, a suffering bottom line. Armed with the latest science, this book provides numerous highly effective health strategies that will enable today’s professionals to work toward improved, sustainable business performance—and remain at the top of their game for years to come. Colin Sampson, senior vice president of SAP, says: “Headstrong Performance is a life-changing message about healthy work-life balance, good nutrition, rest, and regular exercise, all leading to an improvement in performance, individually and as a team. A great way to bring about real, positive, and productive change.”

Headstrong by L. Carl

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : iUniverse
Release : 2004-12
ISBN-13 : 9780595335701
Hardcover : 340 Pages


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It's September 1975, and fifteen-year-old Matt Jerue is in for the fight of his life: surviving high school. He has two youthful desires: to play in a band with his three best friends and to see Taryn McIntyre, a girl he's had a crush on since eighth grade. But despair, anger, and frustration control him during his sophomore year as he struggles to get to know Taryn despite his feelings of inadequacy and her own insecurities and misperceptions. When a rumor spreads through school that he plans to get even with Taryn after he's suspended, it results in his own beating, expulsion, and, ultimately, a temporary restraining order. But when Taryn approaches him for help, Matt knows it's his chance to prove he's not the person she thinks he is. So he agrees to help her, under one condition... "Headstrong" is a bittersweet love story where love and hate are emotions wrapped so tightly together that their incompatible proximity creates impassioned words, heated arguments, and intense looks. But regardless of whether love fails or prevails, the passion, the heat, and the intensity remain... in perhaps the best experience of all.

Headstrong Ii by L. Carl

Genre : Fiction
Editor : iUniverse
Release : 2005-08
ISBN-13 : 9780595366194
Hardcover : 252 Pages


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Fourteen months ago, Matt Jerue made a decision that seemed so harmless at the time: to attend a high school football game. The result of that choice led him down a tortured path where anger, confusion, and self-doubts were intricately woven into every wrong move, making his sophomore year nearly unbearable. But eventually it seemed that the agony had a purpose, when he heard the words "I love you" as he lay with the most beautiful girl in the world in his arms.The adults in his life, however, had a different plan, and he was forced to leave his friends behind, move to a new town, and enroll in his third high school in less than two years.As Matt struggles with bitterness, resentment, and the consequences of his past, he finds unexpected friendships and a reawakening of his dream to form a rock band. And through it all are enduring thoughts of Taryn McIntyre.Headstrong II is the continuing story of a young man's emotional war between his troubled past and achieving his dreams. The message of hope transcends high school and touches anyone who has faced challenges and setbacks, and still strives to reach their goals.

Headstrong Ward by Jane Ashford

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2014-10-07
ISBN-13 : 9781402276958
Hardcover : 320 Pages


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Lady Anne Tremayne is coming to Town Anne was not best pleased when her godmother's family dealt with their troublesome ward by shipping her off to school. After years of being ignored by the aristocratic young Debenham brothers, a bit of revenge may be in order. Especially that arrogant, overbearing, insufferable Charles needs a lesson, and Anne is determined to teach it to him. And London may never be the same Charles, Laurence, and Edward Debenham are steeling themselves to do their duty and guide the rebellious young miss through her first London season. They are completely unprepared for the fact that the wild, gawky girl has grown into a dazzling beauty-and she's about to turn all of their lives upside down. •• Praise for Once Again a Bride: A delightfully fast-paced read [with] the right touches of humor and sensuality." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "Superb writing...and gentle wit make this a romance that shouldn't be missed." -Library Journal

Will And The Headstrong Female by Marie Ferrarella

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Harlequin
Release : 2011-07-15
ISBN-13 : 9781459267343
Hardcover : 192 Pages


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THE CUTLERS OF THE SHADY LADY RANCH Damsel in Distress What happens when a spitfire little lady driving a big rig runs a confirmed cowboy off the road? Fireworks! But no way was single mother Denise Cavanaugh going to swoon at the feet of some gorgeous, rugged wranglin' man, not when she had her family and business to worry about—and a jaded heart to protect. But try as she might, Denise just couldn't run Will Cutler out of her mind. And if she wasn't careful, the convincing cowboy just might succeed in sweet-talking her into his arms—and his life. The Cutlers of the Shady Lady Ranch: These five siblings find love in the most unexpected places.

Headstrong by L. Carl

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Editor :
Release : 2004-12
ISBN-13 : 9780595335701
Hardcover : 338 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

It's September 1975, and fifteen-year-old Matt Jerue is in for the fight of his life: surviving high school. He has two youthful desires: to play in a band with his three best friends and to see Taryn McIntyre, a girl he's had a crush on since eighth grade. But despair, anger, and frustration control him during his sophomore year as he struggles to get to know Taryn despite his feelings of inadequacy and her own insecurities and misperceptions. When a rumor spreads through school that he plans to get even with Taryn after he's suspended, it results in his own beating, expulsion, and, ultimately, a temporary restraining order. But when Taryn approaches him for help, Matt knows it's his chance to prove he's not the person she thinks he is. So he agrees to help her, under one condition... Headstrong is a bittersweet love story where love and hate are emotions wrapped so tightly together that their incompatible proximity creates impassioned words, heated arguments, and intense looks. But regardless of whether love fails or prevails, the passion, the heat, and the intensity remain... in perhaps the best experience of all.