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Intouch : In Touch Autumn 2014
16 IN TOUCH AUTUMN 2014 RESOURCES ALZNSW LIBRARY LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES COORDINATOR MICHELLE DE MARI REVIEWS THE NEW ADDITIONS TO THE ALZNSW LIBRARY. BOOKS AND CDS FROM ALZHEIMER'S AUSTRALIA How To Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide For The Chronically Ill And Their Caregivers By Toni Bernhard The author – who became ill while a law professor in the prime of her career – tells how she got sick and, to her and her partner's bewilderment, stayed that way. Bernhard had been a long-time meditator, attending retreats and spending many hours practicing, but soon discovered that she simply could no longer engage in those taxing forms. She had to learn ways to make 'being sick' the heart of her spiritual practice – and through truly learning how to be sick, she learned how, even with physical limitations, to live a life of equanimity, compassion and joy. Thrive: Finding Happiness The Blue Zones Way By Dan Buettner What makes us happy? It's not wealth, youth, beauty, or intelligence, says Dan Buettner. In fact, most of us have the keys within our grasp. Circling the globe to study the world's happiest populations, Buettner found several common factors. Unravelling the story of each 'hotspot', he reveals how he discovered each location and then travels to meet folks who CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Monotonous 4. Different 7. Sultan's wife 8. Restraining cord 9. Straighten 12.Infame 15. One who solicits votes 17. Sliced very thinly 18. Duck's call 21. Finest 22. Oral sense 23. Of earthquakes DOWN 1. Appeals board 2. Accustomed 3. Coal vein 4. Australian gemstone 5. Announces 6. Wealthy 10. Ledger entry 11. Satirical routines 13. Plague 14. Chafes 16. Stops momentarily 18. Give up 19. Leg joint 20. Flows away SUDOKU SOLUTION CORRECTION The solution for the Level 2 Sudoku puzzle in the Summer 2013 edition of InTouch was incorrect. We apologise for any inconvenience. The correct version can be found on page 12. SOLUTION PAGE 12 123456 7 8 91 01 1 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 embody each particular brand of happiness. He introduces thriving people in Denmark, Singapore and north-eastern Mexico. In addition, he interviews economists, psychologists, sociologists, politicians, writers, and other experts to gain an understanding of what contributes to each region's happiness. Buettner’s fndings result in a credible, cross-cultural formula and a practical plan to help us stack the deck for happiness and get more satisfaction out of life. Full Catastrophe Living: Using The Wisdom Of Your Body And Mind To Face Stress, Pain, And Illness [CD] By Jon Kabat-Zinn This guide to awareness meditation methods offers a program for coping with illnesses and everyday stress. Use the practices described to learn to manage chronic pain resulting from illness or stress-related disorders. Kabat-Zinn also examines the roles anger and tension play in heart disease, and looks at ways to reduce anxiety and feelings of panic. These resources are available for loan to members of AlzNSW. If you would like to reserve them, please email the library at firstname.lastname@example.org For terms and conditions of sale see www.TabTimer.com.au . TabTimer™, ‘helps keep medications on time’™ and the TabTimer™ logo are trademarks of TabTimer Pty Ltd © 2011 ABN: 99 137 415 948 ® Medication Reminders Automatic Pill Dispensers Vibrating Reminder Watches Vibrating & Talking Clocks Peace of mind for medicines! Contact TabTimer™ and help to keep medicines on-time. www.TabTimer.com.au 1300 TAB TIMER (1300 822 846)
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