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A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Aging: Coping with Change

H Michael Zal · Lexington Books
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

As the baby boomer generation becomes senior citizens and starts to flood into the last stage of life, a new definition and new expectations of retirement and aging are evolving. This is not your father's way of being an older adult. People today tend not to retire in a traditional...
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At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

Sarah Bakewell · Other Press
Pages: 439
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of How to Live, a spirited account of one of the twentieth century's major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse....
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My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward: A Memoir

Mark Lukach · Harper Wave
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A heart-wrenching, yet hopeful, memoir of a young marriage that is redefined by mental illness and affirms the power of love.Mark and Giulia's life together began as a storybook romance. They fell in love at eighteen, married at twenty-four, and were living their dream life in San Francisco....
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America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks

Ruth Whippman · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Are you happy? Right now? Happy enough? As happy as everyone else? Could you be happier if you tried harder?After she packed up her British worldview (that most things were basically rubbish) and moved to America, journalist and documentary filmmaker Ruth Whippman found herself increasingly...
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American Philosophy: A Love Story

John J Kaag · Farrar
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard...
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Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity

Alan Iny · Random House
Format: Book

When BIC, manufacturer of disposable ballpoint pens, wanted to grow, it looked for an idea beyond introducing new sizes and ink colors. Someone suggested lighters.   LIGHTERS?   With an idea that seemed crazy at first, that bright executive, instead of seeing BIC as a pen company—a...
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On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety

ANDREA PETERSEN · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A celebrated science and health reporter offers a wry, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety. A racing heart. Difficulty breathing. Overwhelming dread. Andrea Petersen was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at the age of twenty, but she later realized that she had been...
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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they...
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It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

Mark Wolynn · Viking
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate...
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The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance Into a Hopeful Future

Joselin Linder · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicineWhen Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses, doctors...
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud

Andrew Burstein · Palgrave Macmillan Trade; 1ST edition
Format: Print book

Before Sigmund Freud made dreams the cornerstone of understanding an individual’s inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and casual conversation. In this innovative new book, highly regarded historian Andrew Burstein goes back...
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Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today - and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.For decades, we've discussed our insecurities in the face of idealized, retouched, impossibly perfect images. We've worried primping and preening...
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Keep It Fake: Inventing an Authentic Life

Eric Wilson · Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Shoot straight from the hip. Tell it like it is. Keep it real. We love these commands, especially in America, because they appeal to what we want to believe: that there's an authentic self to which we can be true. But while we mock Tricky Dick and Slick Willie, we're inventing identities...
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Love to Stay: Sex, Grace, and Commitment

Adam Hamilton · Abingdon Press
Format: Book

In this book, Adam Hamilton explores how, with God’s help, we can make love last. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, Hamilton looks at what it takes...
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Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

RAYMOND M KETHLEDGE · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A guide to the role of solitude in good leadership, including profiles of historical and contemporary figures who have used solitude to lead with courage, creativity, and strength.Throughout history, leaders have used solitude as a matter of course. Eisenhower wrote memoranda to himself...
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