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The Art of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life

Sarah L. Kaufman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning dance critic teaches us to appreciate -- and enact -- grace in every dimension, from the physical to the emotional.Grace has long been taught as essential to civilized living. The Three Graces -- goddesses of charm, beauty, and creativity -- exemplify ease and harmony...
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Getting High: Marijuana through the Ages

John Charles Chasteen · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: eBook

This engaging book traces the global history of marijuana, reaching back thousands of years. Noted historian John Charles Chasteen follows the use of the drug since Neolithic times, which makes marijuana among the first domesticated plants. Surprisingly, though, only infrequently has it been...
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Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life.

Tan France Jonathan Van Ness Bobby Berk Antoni Porowski · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the Fab Five--the beloved hosts of Netflix's viral hit Queer Eye--comes a book that is at once a behind-the-scenes exclusive, a practical guide to living and celebrating your best life, and a symbol of hope. Feeling your best is about far more than deciding what color to paint...
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When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want

Mike Lewis · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An inspirational book that lays out the "Jump Curve" -- four steps to wholeheartedly pursuing the career of your dreams -- through experiences from a variety of people who have jumped and never looked backWhen Mike Lewis was twenty-four and working in a prestigious corporate job,...
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Nimble: Make Yourself and Your Company Resilient in the Age of Constant Change

Baba Prasad · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Cutting-edge insights for succeeding in times of chaotic change"Nimble shows how we can anticipate and adapt to an increasingly chaotic world--and become better leaders, strategists, and innovators along the way."--Adam Grant, Professor at the Wharton School and New York Times...
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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

Neil Gaiman · William Morrow
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman illustrated with the striking four-color artwork of Chris Riddell."The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before." - Neil GaimanDrawn...
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Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving

Julia Samuel · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An instant bestseller in the UK, Grief Works is a profoundly optimistic and compassionate handbook for anyone suffering a loss - from the expected death of a parent to the sudden death of a child or spouse - as well as a guide for those who want to help their grieving loved ones.Death affects...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less: 101 Stories about Having More by Simplifying Our Lives

Amy Newmark · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the Age of Disposables - fashion, phones, glasses, and even friends! - some people are finding joy by rediscovering the simple life. They're cleaning house, both literally and figuratively, and finding themselves better for it. By getting rid of excess "stuff" and trimming...
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This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

Ashton Applewhite · Networked Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

From childhood on, we're barraged by messages that it's sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too until she realized where this prejudice comes from and the damage it does. Lively, funny, and deeply...
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The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

Kevin Simler · Oxford University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception. But while we may be self-interested schemers, we benefit by pretending otherwise....
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Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life

Cleo Wade · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated book from Cleo Wade - the artist, poet, and speaker who has been called "the Millennial Oprah" by New York magazine - that offers creative inspiration and life lessons through poetry, mantras, and affirmations, perfect for fans of the bestseller Milk...
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Reclaiming Joy: A Primer for Widows

Ella Wall Prichard · 1845 Books
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

Nearly a million women are widowed each year in the United States. Hardly anyone is prepared for the days, months, and years that follow the loss.New widows grieve, but they also battle psychological, spiritual, and social upheaval from all directions. From discovering a new identity to finding...
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Demystifying Hospice: Inside the Stories of Patients and Caregivers

Karen J Clayton · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Hospice care is available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness. , People often do not avail themselves of hospice care because they don't understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full...
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The Butterfly Hours: Transforming Memories into Memoir

Patty Dann · Shambhala
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Discover the power and pleasure of writing from your life. We all have stories to tell, and Patty Dann can help you bring them forth. Sometimes all it takes is a single word to spark a strong memory. Bicycle. Snowstorm. Washing machine. By presenting one-word prompts and simple phrases,...
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Yes, You

Rob Bell · Harper One
Pages: 210
Format: Book

The popular pastor and New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God shows us how to pursue and realize our dreams, live in the moment, and joyfully do the things that make us come alive.Each of us was created for something great - we just...
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