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Finding God in the Verbs: Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer

Jennie Isbell · IVP Books
Format: Print book

Do you long for deeper communion with God? Spiritual director Jennie Isbell and Quaker minister Brent Bill know how easy it is to lapse into repetitious refrains of prayer: "Our hearts told us that we had lapsed into easy God speak. We weren't reaching deep into our spirits and drawing...
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Embracing the Love God Wants You to Have

Taffi Dollar · Amistad
Format: Book

In this loving, insightful guide that captures the spirit of T. D. Jakes, Taffi Dollar, renowned pastor of the World Changers Church International, speaker, and author, teaches every woman how to bolster her most pivotal relationship: The one she has with herself.Pastor Taffi Dollar invites...
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Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate

Kimberly Guilfoyle · Harper
Format: Hardcover

After an eleven-year-old Kimberly Guilfoyle lost her mother to leukemia, her dad wanted her to become as resilient and self-empowered as she could be. He wisely taught her to build a solid case for the things she wanted. Creating a strong logical argument was the best way to ensure she could...
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Yours for Eternity: A Love Story on Death Row

Damien Echols · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

From one of the greatest legal injustices of our time sprang one of the most unlikely - and unforgettable - love stories. Damien Echols was just eighteen years old when he was condemned to death for a crime he didn't commit. His case - that of the infamous "West Memphis Three"...
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Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple

Russell Simmons · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 209
Format: Hardcover

Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and New York Times bestselling author Russell Simmons shares the most fundamental key to success - meditation - and guides readers to use stillness as a powerful tool to access their potential. In the New York Times bestseller Super Rich, Russell...
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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

Amy Morin · William Morrow
Format: Kindle Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Mental StrengthEveryone knows that regular exercise and weight training lead to physical strength. But how do we strengthen ourselves mentally for the truly tough times? And what should we do when we face these challenges? Or as psychotherapist Amy Morin...
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Brave Enough: Getting Over Our Fears, Flaws, and Failures to Live Bold and Free

Nicole Unice · Tyndale Momentum
Format: Print book

Find the courage to be who you arexnot who you wish you wereIs fear holding you back from becoming your best self Does it add stress to your day and keep you up at night What could be different if you let go and started living brave todayBravery doesnxt have to mean cliff diving out of your...
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Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Arianna Huffington · Crown Publishing Group
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. Arianna Huffington's personal wake-up call came in the form of a broken cheekbone and a nasty gash over her eye -- the result of a fall...
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The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

Chris Guillebeau · Harmony Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest. When he set out to visit all of the planet's countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined...
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How To Deal With Difficult People: Smart Tactics for Overcoming the Problem People in Your Life

Gill Hasson · Capstone; 1 edition
Format: Book

DON’T LET PROBLEM PEOPLE GET TO YOU! Whether it’s a manager who keeps moving the goal posts, an uncooperative colleague, negative friend, or critical family member, some people are just plain hard to get along with. Often, your immediate response is to shrink or sulk, become...
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A Parent's Death: A Biblical and Spiritual Companion

Margaret Nutting Ralph · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In A Parents Death, renowned biblical studies teacher Margaret Nutting Ralph reflects on the passing of each of her parents and the biblical and spiritual lessons she learned through these difficult times. The book grows out of her personal experiences, but goes beyond them to explore the meaning...
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The Year of Living Virtuously: Weekends Off

Teresa Jordan · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

Benjamin Franklin was in his early twenties when he embarked on a "bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection," intending to master the virtues of temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility,...
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Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships

Kira Asatryan · New World Library, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Loneliness isn't something that just happens when we are physically alone but can also happen when we are with people, too. Numerous online friends, followers, or "likers" don't necessarily add up to much when you crave fulfilling interaction. According to couple, team,...
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Confidence: How Much You Really Need and How to Get It

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D. · Plume; Reprint edition
Format: Book

I cant remember the last time I finished reading a book and wanted to applaud. Life-changing. —Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD, author of Focus If you picked up this book because you want to increase your confidence, you are not alone. Like most people, you probably think that being highly...
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The Loneliness Cure: Six Strategies for Finding Real Connections in Your Life

Kory Floyd · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Rediscover the benefits of a real-life social network!Although today's technology allows you to communicate with people all over the globe, it can also leave you feeling disconnected and unhappy in the real world. The Loneliness Cure helps you rediscover the power of socializing in person...
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If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For

Jamie Tworkowski · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times BestsellerIn 2006 Jamie Tworkowski wrote a story called "To Write Love on Her Arms" about helping a friend through her struggle with drug addiction, depression, and self-injury. The piece was so hauntingly beautiful that it quickly went viral, giving birth to a non-profit...
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10 Steps to Mastering Stress: A Lifestyle Approach, Updated Edition

David H. Barlow · Oxford University Press
Pages: 114
Format: Paperback

We know that stress is bad for us. We see evidence of this in the news, we hear it from our doctors, and we feel it at the end of a hectic week. Health professionals have learned that stress interferes with our lives-it increases missed work days, can lead to relationship difficulties,...
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Living Nonviolent Communication: Practical Tools to Connect and Communicate Skillfully in Every Situation

Marshall Rosenberg PhD. · Sounds True; 1 edition
Format: Print book

You're about to have an uncomfortable meeting with your boss. The principal just called about your middle-schooler. You had a fight with your partner and it's an hour before bed. You know your next move will go a long way toward defining your relationships wtih these individuals....
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The Power of No: Because One Little Word Can Bring Health, Abundance, and Happiness

James Altucher · Hay House, Inc.
Format: Paperback

How many times have you heard yourself saying yes to the wrong things - overwhelming requests, bad relationships, time-consuming obligations? How often have you wished you could summon the power to turn them down? This lively, practical guide helps you take back that power - and shows that...
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Super Seeds: The Complete Guide to Cooking with Power-Packed Chia, Quinoa, Flax, Hemp & Amaranth

Kim Lutz · Sterling
Format: Book

Five super seeds—covered in one super volume! Chia, hemp, flax, quinoa, and amaranth are tiny powerhouses that deliver whopping amounts of protein, essential fatty acids, and great taste in every serving. Perfect for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets, they each get to take a star...
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Secrets of an Organized Mom: From the Overflowing Closets to the Chaotic Play Areas: A Room-by-Room Guide to Decluttering and Streamlining Your Home for a Happier Family

Barbara Reich · Atria Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Award RecipientProfessional organizer Barbara Reich offers a life-changing program—focused on decluttering and streamlining your home—that helps families live simpler, less chaotic lives: “Everyone should Barbarafy,” raves The New York...
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The Theft of Memory: Losing My Father, One Day at a Time

Jonathan Kozol · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A Library Journal Best Book of 2015National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation's poorest and most vulnerable children. Now, in the most personal book of his career, he tells the story of his father's life and work as a nationally...
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The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer · Amazon Publishing
Format: Hardcover

The Doctor Is In! America's best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present, and her insights into living life to the fullest, at any age.Everyone knows Dr. Ruth as the most famous...
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I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After

Bethenny Frankel · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

Bethenny Frankel, four-time New York Times bestselling author, self-made businesswoman, and media maven, offers her hard-won guidance on dating and relationships in the tradition of her breakout book, A Place of Yes.Bethenny is good at many things - being an entrepreneur, mom, and TV star...
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The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days

Yuri Elkaim · Hay House, Inc.; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Is It Really Possible to Feel 10 Years Younger, Have the Energy of a Child, and Get More Done . . . Without Giving Up Your Life or Depriving Yourself of Delicious Food? The answer inside this book might shock you.      Are you tired of watching your life pass you by?     Is a lack...
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Setting Limits with your Strong-Willed Teen: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries

Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D. · Harmony
Format: Book

From the bestselling Setting Limits series comes an invaluable guide for parents of strong-willed teenagers that explains how to effectively enforce discipline, encourage healthy growth, and create rewarding relationships with teens. Parenting modern teenagers is an enormous challenge....
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Beginning Anew: Four Steps to Restoring Communication

Sister Chân Không · Parallax Press
Format: Print book

In Beginning Anew, Sister Chân Không shares a concrete, four-part process that can help anyone heal relationships. Thousands have been introduced to this practice at the retreats led worldwide by Thich Nhat Hanh.When we're upset with someone, we're often afraid to say anything....
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Anger Management For Dummies

Charles H. Elliott · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Your one-stop guide to anger management Anger is a completely normal, healthy human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems - at work, in personal relationships, and in the overall quality of life. Anger Management For Dummies provides trusted...
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Introverts in Love: The Quiet Way to Happily Ever After

Sophia Dembling · Perigee Books
Format: Print book

From the author of The Introvert's Way, a friendly and accessible guide to dating and relationships for introverts. Love is tricky for everyone--and different personality types can face their own unique problems. Now the author of The Introvert's Way offers a guide to romance that...
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Confessions of a Mediocre Widow: Or, How I Lost My Husband and My Sanity

Catherine Tidd · Sourcebooks
Pages: 357
Format: Paperback

I spent my 11th wedding anniversary planning my husband's funeral. If I could just figure out how to make that rhyme, it would be the beginning of a great country song. Involuntarily single. That's the true story of where Catherine Tidd finds herself just three weeks after turning...
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Sane New World: A User's Guide to the Normal-Crazy Mind

Ruby Wax · Perigee Trade
Format: Book

The 1 UK bestseller that presents a funny, honest, and engaging look at the craziness of modern life, explaining why were all just a little bit out of our minds. In Sane New World, Ruby Wax - comedian, writer and mental health advocate - shows us just how our minds can send us mad as our internal...
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Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

Scott Simon · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times Bestseller"In a return to the bighearted storytelling that made him a star NPR correspondent, [Simon] pays full tribute to the ex-showgirl who...taught her only son to be honest, kind, and entertaining. Be assured, tears will fall."--People Magazine "In...
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The Thankful Heart: How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives

Richard Eyre · Familius
Format: Hardcover

We all know that an attitude of gratitude helps each day be a little better. When times are difficult and challenges abound, having a thankful heart is the catalyst for the abundant life. The Thankful Heart, by well known family authors Richard and Linda Eyre, is a book to keep or a book...
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First, Kill All the Marriage Counselors: Modern-Day Secrets to Being Desired, Cherished, and Adored for Life

Laura Doyle · BenBella Books
Format: Print book

If you want to repair your marriage or build an enduring, fulfilling relationship, step away from the therapist, put down the magazine, and pick up this book. Laura Doyle's marriage was in trouble. After five years, her husband had become distant and seemed checked out of their relationship,...
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Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection

Catherine Price · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

"Absorbing and meticulously researched." -- The New York Times
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Don't Die with Your Music Still in You: My Experience Growing Up with Spiritual Parents

Serena J. Dyer · Hay House, Inc.
Format: Print book

     In 2001, Dr. Wayne Dyer wrote a book called 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace, based on the most important principles he wanted his children to live by. Serena Dyer, one of those children, has contemplated these ideas throughout her life. “Don’t...
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The Endless Practice: Becoming Who You Were Born to Be

Mark Nepo · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

As a poet, philosopher, and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo has been breaking a path of spiritual inquiry for more than thirty years. In his new book, the 1 New York Times bestselling author explores how the soul works in the world. Called one of the finest spiritual guides of our time, this...
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So You Want to Be a Dancer: Practical Advice and True Stories from a Working Professional

Matthew Shaffer · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Matthew Shaffer's more than twenty years as a performer, choreographer, director, Broadway collaborator, writer, and producer has allowed him opportunities to work with celebrities like Megan Mullally, Ben Stiller, and the elite competition team of Dance Moms. So You Want to Be a Dancer...
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The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential

John C. Maxwell · Center Street
Format: Hardcover

Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential....
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O's Little Book of Happiness

O The Oprah Magazine · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

With a sprightly dose of insightful inspiration, a sprinkling of practical advice, and a bounty of exuberant stories by great writers, Os Little Book of Happiness features some of the best work ever to have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine. Inside youll find Elizabeth Gilberts ode to the triumph...
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The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life

Barbara M. Fleisher · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Print book

As people live longer and better lives, both women and men may look forward to many years in retirement. But living well in retirement depends on a variety of decisions people make as they prepare for and enter this new chapter of life and living. This book is for and about women approaching...
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The Truth Doesn't Have to Hurt: How to Use Criticism to Strengthen Relationships, Improve Performance, and Promote Change

Deb Bright Ed.D · AMACOM
Format: Print book

Nobody likes criticism. Handled poorly, it too often stings and breeds resentment - and most of us try to avoid it at all costs. But criticism - crafted carefully and communicated skillfully - promotes trust and respect, motivates individuals, and serves as a catalyst for change. It has the ability...
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The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living

Lindsay S. Nixon · BenBella Books
Format: Print book

In her latest Happy Herbivore book, Lindsay S. Nixon provides what her readers have been clamoring fora practical, in-depth guide to living the plant-based lifestyle.A plant-based diet is not about saying no to a variety of foods. Its about saying yes to you and your health. Its about saying...
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Spirituality of Gratitude: The Unexpected Blessings of Thankfulness

Joshua Choonmin Kang · IVP Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

"Deep gratitude springs up from within," writes pastor and bestselling Korean author Joshua Choonmin Kang. "To become truly grateful is incredibly difficult, but the difficulty of the process makes the results all the more lovely." God invites us to enter into this...
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The Enlightenment Quest and the Art of Happiness: Mastering Life through Higher Power

John Maxwell Taylor · North Atlantic Books
Format: Paperback

Award-winning actor and playwright John Maxwell Taylor builds on the success of his previous book, The Power of I Am, in this eloquent call to awaken from our collective trance and to claim the transformative power and happiness that is our birthright. Drawing on his forty years’...
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The Divine Art of Dying: How to Live Well While Dying

Karen Speerstra · Divine Arts
Format: Book

WINNER 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award (Mind, Body, Spirit category) The Divine Art of Dying explores the unique moment when seriously ill people choose to turn toward death. Combining personal stories with solid research on palliative and hospice care, it provides a well-integrated...
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Laugh Your Way to Happiness: The Science of Laughter for Total Well-Being

Lesley Lyle · Watkins Publishing

Lesley Lyle presents the surprising scientific evidence that reveals the importance of laughter for our mental and physical health, our prosperity, our relationships, our careers – in fact, every aspect of our lives. Drawing inspiration from Laughter Yoga, a movement founded in India...
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What to Do to Retire Successfully: Navigating Psychological, Financial and Lifestyle Hurdles

Martin B. Goldstein · New Horizon Press
Format: Print book

What to Do to Retire Successfully is an enlightening blend of actual retirement scenarios intermingled with healthy, practical advice from a respected neuropsychiatrist, who is a fellow retiree with a wonderfully optimistic glass-half-full philosophy on living a fulfilling retirement life....
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Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink

Katrina Alcorn · Seal Press
Format: Book

Winner of a Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year AwardKatrina Alcorn was a 37-year-old mother with a happy marriage and a thriving career when one day, on the way to Target to buy diapers, she had a breakdown. Her carefully built career shuddered to a halt, and her journey through depression,...
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Passionate Nutrition: A Guide to Using Food as Medicine from a Nutritionist Who Healed Herself from the Inside Out

Jennifer Adler · Sasquatch Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This power-foods healthy-living guidebook will inspire readers to eat well, lose weight, and embrace food as medicine. "Food as medicine" is a powerfully healing way to eat and was embraced by nutritionist Jennifer Adler as she recovered from a malnour­ished childhood and adolescence....
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Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs

Pearl Cleage · Pocket Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In addition to being one of the most popular living playwrights in America, Pearl Cleage is a bestselling author with an Oprah Book Club pick and multiple awards to her credit, but there was a time when such stellar success seemed like a dream. In this revelatory and deeply personal work,...
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The Tools: 5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower--and Inspire You to Live Life in Forward Motion

Phil Stutz · Spiegel & Grau; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

“This blew my mind more than anything else I’ve learned this year.”—Dr. Mehmet Oz   “Breakthrough material that ignites your own capacity to transform your life.”—Marianne Williamson   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   Change can begin...
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Not What I Expected: Help and Hope for Parents of Atypical Children

Rita Eichenstein PhD · Perigee Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A pediatric neuropsychologist presents strategies to help parents of special-needs children navigate the emotional challenges they face.As diagnosis rates continue to rise for autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other developmental differences, parents face a maze of medical, psychological,...
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Clueless: Real Solutions for Men Who Don't Get it — and the Women Who Love Them

Bobbie Reid · New Horizon Press
Format: Kindle Edition

Ask any woman some men dont get it when it comes to the opposite sex. Ask any man and theres a good chance hell agree. So how can men and women communicate and fulfill their very different needs and desires? In Clueless, Bobbie Reid provides witty insights, real solutions and sage advice...
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Prevail: Discover Your Strength in Hard Places

Cindy Trimm · Destiny Image; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Your problems don't define you; they refine you. Sometimes life feels like a roller coaster ride filled with ups, downs, twists, turns, and unexpected sudden drops. Instead of moving forward with peace and purpose, our lives spin out of control. When chaos and uncertainty threaten to make...
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Approaching the End of Life: A Practical and Spiritual Guide

Donna Schaper · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 206
Format: Hardcover

In her more than forty years as a minister, Rev. Donna Schaper has been approached hundreds of times by people wanting to know how to prepare for the end of life in both practical and spiritual matters. Countless others have turned to her for guidance on how to handle the death of a loved...
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Uncommon Marriage: Learning about Lasting Love and Overcoming Life's Obstacles Together

Tony Dungy · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.,
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

What does it take to build a marriage that will last? Tony and Lauren Dungy have together known the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. They fell in love, built a family, and made sports history when Tony became the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl. Yet they've...
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Daily Love: Growing into Grace

Mastin Kipp · Hay House, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER       When Mastin Kipp found himself at rock bottom—addicted to drugs and parties, living in his ex-girlfriends parents tiny pool house, jobless, and with nowhere to go—he looked to the divine for help. What he found took him in an entirely new direction....
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Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time

Rory Vaden · Perigee Books
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairs - a bold new way to get things done.New York Times bestselling author and sales-performance trainer Rory Vaden brings his high-energy approach and can-do spirit to the most nagging problem in our professional lives: stalled productivity....
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The Couple's Guide to Financial Compatibility: Avoid Fights about Spending and Saving--and Build a Happy and Secure Future Together

Jeff Motske · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Print book

Financial problems exact a toll on any couple. Long before you realize you are living well beyond your means, the burden of debt wreaks havoc in your life. Invariably, a basic lack of communication about money is to blame. This is where Certified Financial Planner Jeff Motske saves the day....
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The Power of Being Yourself: A Game Plan for Success--by Putting Passion into Your Life and Work

Joe Plumeri · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

Everyone imagines top CEOs as largerthanlife figures who do things no one else could. But deep down, a good business leader is an everyman who combines vision and high energy with the ability to connect with and learn from all types of people. In The Power of Being Yourself, renowned business...
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Born on the Bayou: A Memoir

Blaine Lourd · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of the modern classics The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer and The Liars Club by Mary Karr, Blaine Lourds meaningful debut Born on the Bayou is a powerful gothic memoir set in the bayous and oil towns of 1970s Louisiana. In honest, confessional prose, Born on the Bayou—a...
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The High-Conflict Custody Battle: Protect Yourself and Your Kids from a Toxic Divorce, False Accusations, and Parental Alienation

Amy J. L. Baker PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Format: Print book

Is your ex-spouse trying to gain custody of your kids? Has he or she launched a campaign to make you look like a bad parent, both in the eyes of your children and the law? You aren't alone. Unfortunately, high-conflict custody battles are all-too-common in today's world. So how can you arm yourself...
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Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents

Bob Morris · Twelve
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

His mother's last word was his name. His father's was "Wonderful." Together they inspired the title for this true story of love and redemption. Bob Morris was always the entertainer in his family, but not always a perfect son. When he finds his parents approaching the end of their...
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Get the Truth: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Persuade Anyone to Tell All

Michael Floyd · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Getting someone to tell the truth is an essential skill that very few people possess. In the boardroom, classroom, or our own homes, every day we interact with others and try to get the truth from them. This book will show you how to do it, and do it well!...
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Experiencing Spirituality: Finding Meaning Through Storytelling

Ernest Kurtz · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of contemporary classic The Spirituality of Imperfection comes this long-awaited sequel. A great master once said, "The shortest distance between a human being and truth is a story." In Experiencing Spirituality, Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham take readers...
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Dating After 50 For Dummies

Pepper Schwartz · John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages: 298
Format: Paperback

Meet, date, and start a relationship with Mr. or Ms. Right-after 50 Almost everyone associates falling in love with their younger years, but as the boomer generation ages, more and more people over 50 are jumping back into the dating scene for the first time (in a long time) and need...
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Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer

Heather Lende · Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

As the obituary writer in a spectacularly beautiful but often dangerous spit of land in Alaska, Heather Lende knows something about last words and lives well lived. Now she's distilled what she's learned about how to live a more exhilarating and meaningful life into three words:...
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The December Project: An Extraordinary Rabbi and a Skeptical Seeker Confront Life's Greatest Mystery

Sara Davidson · Harpercollins Publishing Aust
Pages: 193
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Last Lecture, New York Times bestselling author Sara Davidson met every Friday with 89-year-old Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, the iconic founder of the Jewish Renewal movment, to discuss what he calls The December Project. "When you can feel...
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Think and Grow Rich for Women: Using Your Power to Create Success and Significance

Sharon Lechter · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

Women are the future of American business. According to a recent Nielsen report, women will control two-thirds of American consumer wealth in less than a decade.And yet almost all business and success literature is still written for men - dispensing advice that doesn't take into account...
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Build the Strength Within: Create the Blueprint for Your Best Life Yet

Deb Carlin · SelectBooks; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

When you get lost, you feel awful. And finding your way through life's morass can be difficult-even impossible. Do you feel weak, tired, and powerless? Dr. Deb Carlin is here to guide you. We all possess strength, inner fortitude, and confidence, but often lack the capacity to truly...
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The Complete Macrobiotic Diet: 7 Steps to Feel Fabulous, Look Vibrant, and Think Clearly

Denny Waxman · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Print book

With the majority of Americans now attempting to eat healthier and an estimated million of them each year in the past decade adopting vegetarian or semi-vegetarian diets, The Complete Macrobiotic Diet is ready to enter the cultural mainstream.In this superb volume of his core values and practices...
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How to Act Like a Grown-Up

Mark DuPre · Broadstreet Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Filled with a mountain of practical advice, enjoy this timeless collection of grown-up perspectives that many never get to hear on their way to twenty-one. With humor and occasional bite, How to Act Like a Grown-Up is an indispensable guide for moving into adulthood. Mark addresses thirty...
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It Ain't Over . . . Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age

Marlo Thomas · Pocket Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

We've heard it all before: "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.""Where there's a will, there's a way.""When life hands you lemons, make lemonade." But anyone who has ever tried to make a big life change knows it can be a bit more...
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What God Said: The 25 Core Messages of Conversations with God That Will Change Your Life and the World

Neale Donald Walsch · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 387
Format: Book

God's number one message to the world: "You've got me all wrong." Inspired by his nine-book Conversations with God series, many people have asked Neale Donald Walsch to find a way to deliver the most essential pieces of God's message to us in a more succinct way....
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Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!

Tim Gunn · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award-nominated Project Runway and the reality show Under the Gunn.Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach...
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The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment

Robert Biswas-Diener · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

In The Upside of Your Dark Side, two pioneering researchers in the field of psychology show that while mindfulness, kindness, and positivity can take us far, they cannot take us all the way. Sometimes, they can even hold us back. Emotions such as anger, anxiety, guilt, and sadness might...
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Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves

Maria Bello · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life situation.Actress and activist Maria Bello made waves with her essay, "Coming...
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Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything

Iyanla Vanzant · Smiley Books
Format: Hardcover

        Too many of us feel trapped in stagnant romantic, family, or workplace relationships. Weighed down by toxic thoughts and emotions, we might be quick to judge and slow to pardon, and self-righteous about our feelings as we dwell on memories of what...
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The Buddha Walks into the Office: A Guide to Livelihood for a New Generation

Lodro Rinzler · Shambhala
Format: Book

From the author of the best-selling Buddha Walks into a Bar . . ., wisdom for "Generation Next" on how to make your work meaningful, satisfying, and of benefit to others. Does it ever seem that a lot of the people you work with are, well, jerks? This book is about how not to let work...
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Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life

Cindy Williams · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Cindy Williams, half of the comedic duo of Laverne & Shirley, has had a wild and lively career in show business. This book is an engaging and heartfelt journey from Williams's blue collar roots to unexpected stardom - from being pranked by Jim Morrison while waiting tables at Whisky...
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Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness

Chade-Meng Tan · HarperOne; 1st Printing edition
Format: Book

With Search Inside Yourself, Chade-Meng Tan, one of Google’s earliest engineers and personal growth pioneer, offers a proven method for enhancing mindfulness and emotional intelligence in life and work.Meng’s job is to teach Google’s best and brightest how to apply mindfulness...
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Lesson 101: Perfect Happiness: A Path to Joy from A Course in Miracles

Jon Mundy PhD · Sterling Ethos
Format: Hardcover

Although it may require a lifetime of study to grasp, the bestselling A Course in Miracles has inspired millions. Perhaps its most essential lesson is 101: the belief that there is no sin and that God's will for us is perfect happiness. Longtime teacher Jon Mundy digs deeply into this...
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I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

Laura Vanderkam · Portfolio
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

Everyone has an opinion, anecdote, or horror story about women and work. Now the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast shows how real working women with families are actually making the most of their time. "Having it all" has become the subject...
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