Peacefinders Booklets

You Can Stop Smoking
You Can Stop Smoking

Dr. Corrine Husten, MD, MPH states, "Not smoking, or quitting if you smoke cigarettes now, is the number one thing you can do for your health."

* Smoking is the greatest source of preventable death in our society.

* Smoking accounts for 1 out of every 6 or 7 deaths each year in the USA.

* 87% of all lung cancer cases are caused by smoking.

* Smokers die on average six to eight years younger than non-smokers.

In You Can Stop Smoking, No ifs, ands Or BUTTS, discover 10 ways you can take control and quit smoking

Addiction Free
Addiction Free

Over 14 million Americans suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence and nearly 43% of Americans have grown up with, or are married to, someone with an alcohol problem. Illicit drug and alcohol use cost American taxpayers over $143 billion annually.

If you, or someone you love, wants to overcome drug or alcohol addiction Addiction FREE will help you discover 5 ways to step out on the road to recovery. Also included is a list of resources to assist you in becoming addiction free.

10 Ways to Improve Your Marriage
10 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

Martin Luther declared, "There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."

Do you desire more out of your marriage? Most of us can make a good marriage great. In Ten Ways to Improve Your Marriage you will discover ten proven strategies that any couple can use to make that happen. Strategies include making time for each other, honoring each other, expressing public praise, appreciating each other and more.

Defeating Loneliness
Defeating Loneliness

"In our society, loneliness is a secret we keep - sometimes from ourselves," notes Ann Peplau, PhD., a professor of social psychology at UCLA. She goes on to state, "There is an assumption out there that if you're lonely, it must be your own fault."

As depressing as lonelinhess can be, there is this good news: loneliness can be shaped, managed and even overcome. Discover a proven strategy for victory in A Dozen Ways to Defeat Loneliness.

Hope In Times of Trouble
Hope In Times of Trouble

When it comes to disappointment, life treats each one of us equally. No one lives a disappointment-proof life. Disappointment, whether with others or ourselves, is an age-old problem.

Learning ways to manage disappointment is a vital life art because disappointment comes to all and can result in disillusionment and despair.

Hope In Times of Trouble will help you uncover six creative and effective methods of discovering hope when disappointment strikes.

Financial Security
Financial Security

In 2004 the average American home had more than $8,000 in credit card debt and nearly $20,000 in consumer debt (including credit cards and automobiles). In 2009 nearly 1 in 4 American homeowners were "underwater" in their mortgages - owing more money than the house was worth.

Money is one of the most frequent topics discussed in the Bible. Money Management will teach you seven biblical secrets for achieving financial security.

Stress Management
Stress Management

Stress can deprive us of emotional balance, rob us of health, and shorten the span of our lives. Sometimes it seems that life itself is a breeding ground for stress...trafic jams, difficult bosses, rebellious children, uncooperative workers, tight deadlines, relationship issues, etc.

However, stress does not have to be so stressful. Everyone experiences stress, but not everyone becomes "stressed out." What gives stress a negative name is not the condition itself, but our emotional and physical response to it.

Stress Management will guide you through a dozen stress busters that really work!

Single Parenting
Single Parenting

Between 1980 and 2008 the number or single parent homes in the US increased 51%. Over 10.5 million households are now presided over by a single parent.  Increasingly parents, both mothers and fathers, are raising their children alone. Most children born in the 1990's will live part of their life in a single parent home.

Single parent families are different from two parent ones - but urban families are different from rural ones, and families with six children are different from families with only one child. Whether your situation is the result of divorce, death, never marrying, desertion or adoption, your family can enjoy fulfillment, happiness and success.  This booklet helps you discover 9 proven survival tips for single parents.

Successful Parenting
Successful Parenting

Strong and healthy families know how to work together for the common good. Often, the test of a family comes when there is a crisis. Then, some families pull together while others pull apart. Cultivating bonding traits encourages individual family members to become a team. This provides love, security, safety, friendship, and comfort. When other relationships weaken and when life becomes a battle, it is the family which can become an oasis of hope amidst life's dilemmas and difficulties.

Successful Parenting reveals eight ways to bring out the best in your family.

Living With Loss
Living With Loss

The death of a loved one signals changes - large and small - in the lives of survivors. A loss to death heightens feelings of loneliness, vulnerability and anxiety. The first twelve months following such a loss are extremely chaotic. C.S. Lewis declared, "In grief, nothing 'stays put.'

One keeps on emerging from a phase, but it always reoccurs."

Living With Loss will help you identify ten steps to grief recovery.

The Healing of Sorrow
The Healing of Sorrow

According to a Chinese proverb, a day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy. There is truth in that ancient wisdom. When dark, difficult, dreary days come, the weight seems unbearable, the length unending. Such days of sorrow and sadness come to all. The litany of human sorrows can be very long.

Yet, there are ways of responding to sorrow which lead to recovery and the enjoyment of life once again.

The Healing of Sorrow guides you through eight ways to find comfort in spite of sorrow.

Life After Death
Life After Death

Since sin entered the world the human race has been searching for the secret of eternal youth. For many eternal aging would be an acceptable substitute. Only 12.9% of the U.S. population was over age 65 in 2009. In the abscence of living forever many are searching for answers to what happens after you die.

Life After Death will guide you through Biblical answers to what happens when someone dies.

Medical Miracle
Medical Miracle

Doctors and medical scientists are increasingly studying the role which faith plays in healing. In recent years more than 200 studies have been done, and the evidence demonstrates clearly that there is a beneficial link between faith, and ones health. Studies continue to confirm what people of faith have long known - prayer is effective where there is illness and disease.

Medical Miracle: Prayer, Faith & Divine Healing will help you discover five ways to tap into faith as a factor in health and healing.

Gentle Ways to Ease Depression
Gentle Ways to Ease Depression

Many people suffer from bouts of depression. It is estimated that depression affects more than 19 million Americans each year. Roughly 15% of Americans will experience depression at least once in their lives. Depression is an "equal opportunity" condition, cutting across social, racial, religious and economic classes. Women are nearly twice as likely as men to have a depressive illness during adulthood.

The good news is there are many effective ways to manage and even overcome this syndrome.

Gentle Ways to Ease Depression will help you uncover 9 simple ways to help you get up when you're down.