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When your adult child breaks your heart : coping with mental illness, substance abuse, and the problems that tear families apart

Joel L Young · Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press
Format: eBook

"Advice for parents of adult children whose mental health disorders, addictions, and/or violent tendencies continue to traumatize their family's lives"--
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Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids

Meghan Daum · Picador Usa
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed "fertility crisis," and whether modern women could figure out a way to way to have it all - a successful, demanding career and the required 2.3 children - before their biological clock stopped...
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

Joshua Wolf Shenk · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory synthesis of cultural history and social psychology that shows how one-to-one collaboration drives creative success   Weaving the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Marie and Pierre Curie to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak—Joshua Wolf...
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Philosophy for Life

Philosophy For Life is the definitive introduction to the history of Western thought, but more than that, it is a toolkit for using philosophy in your daily life.

As you read, you will develop your own critical and creative thinking, exploring the key ideas in Western Philosophy...
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Ignorance: Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing

Robert Graef · Prometheus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Sums up the many fields of study where ignorance can undermine our understanding, while showing how an awareness of ignorance can lead to exploration and the discovery of new knowledge.The flip side of knowledge is ignorance. This book explores the vast scope of ignorance, even in an age when...
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Men on Strike: Why Men Are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream - and Why It Matters

Helen Smith · Encounter Books; 6.1.2013 edition
Format: Hardcover

American society has become anti-male. Men are sensing the backlash and are consciously and unconsciously going “on strike.” They are dropping out of college, leaving the workforce and avoiding marriage and fatherhood at alarming rates. The trend is so pronounced that a number...
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Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next-Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work—and How You Can Make Them Work for Your Child

JOEL T NIGG · The Guilford Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? This book explores exciting treatment advances with tremendous promise for improving behavior in kids with ADHD. Leading...
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The Voyeur's Motel

Gay Talese · Grove Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor's Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. "Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America," the letter began, "I feel...
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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...
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Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

MIKE BROOKS · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Parents often worry about raising kids in a tech-saturated world - the threats of cyberbullying, video game violence, pornography, and sexting may seem inescapable. And while these dangers exist, there is a much more common and subtle way that technology can cause harm: by eroding our attention...
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Stick with It: A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life--For Good

Sean D Young · HarperCollins
Format: Audiobook

Whether it's absent-minded mistakes at work, a weakness for junk food, a smart phone addiction, or a lack of exercise, everyone has some bad habit or behavior that they'd like to change. But wanting to change and actually doing it--and sticking with it--are two very different things.Dr....
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The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity

Sally Kohn · Algonquin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

At a moment when we are facing an epidemic of incivility and hate - with divisive political speech, online trolling, and hate crimes escalating - popular CNN commentator Sally Kohn sets out to discover why we hate and how can stop it.

As a progressive commentator on Fox News...
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Inconvenient People: Lunacy, Liberty, and the Mad-Doctors in England

Sarah Wise · Counterpoint; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The phenomenon of false allegations of mental illness is as old as our first interactions as human beings. Every one of us has described some other person as crazy or insane, and most all of us have had periods, moments at least, of madness. But it took the confluence of the law and medical...
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Anxiety Relief for Kids: On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

BRIDGET FLYNN WALKER · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)...
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Atheism For Dummies

Dale McGowan · John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The easy way to understand atheism and secular philosophy For people seeking a non-religious philosophy of life, as well as believers with atheist friends, Atheism For Dummies offers an intelligent exploration of the historical and moral case for atheism. Often wildly misunderstood, atheism...
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