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Cravings: How I Conquered Food

Judy Collins · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A no-holds-barred account of folk legend Judy Collins's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution. Since childhood Judy Collins has had a tumultuous, fraught relationship with food. Her issues with overeating nearly claimed her career and her life....
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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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Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

Catrine Clay · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A sensational, eye-opening account of Emma Jung's complex marriage to Carl Gustav Jung and the hitherto unknown role she played in the early years of the psychoanalytic movement.Clever and ambitious, Emma Jung yearned to study the natural sciences at the University of Zurich. But the strict...
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The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic

Jamie James · Farrar
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

According to Paul Bowles, a tourist travels quickly home, while a traveler moves slowly from one destination to the next. In The Glamour of Strangeness, Jamie James describes "a third species, those who roam the world in search of the home they never had in the place that made them."...
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A Bigger Prize: How We Can Do Better than the Competition

Margaret Heffernan · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Co-winner of the 2015 Salon London Transmission Prize Get into the best schools. Land your next big promotion. Dress for success. Run faster. Play tougher. Work harder. Keep score. And whatever you domake sure you win. Competition runs through every aspect of our lives today. From the cubicle...
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Freud: In His Time and Ours

Elisabeth Roudinesco · Harvard University Press
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

Élisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud's biography for the twenty-first century -- a critical appraisal, at once sympathetic and impartial, of a genius greatly admired and yet greatly...
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The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Carolyn Purnell · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch -- as they were celebrated during the Enlightenment and as they are perceived today.Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano made of live cats? Using tobacco to cure drowning? Wearing "flea"-colored clothes? These actions may seem...
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Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

William Poundstone · Little, Brown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market. People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in scores of everyday situations, from...
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Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

Sharon Begley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior - using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion.Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, compulsion is something...
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Inner engineering : a Yogi's guide to joy

Jaggi Vasudev Sadhguru · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru presents Western readers with time-tested technologies to achieve absolute well-being. The founder of the Isha Foundation, an all-volunteer organization involved in large-scale humanitarian, educational, and environmental...
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Change Your Story, Change Your Life: Using Shamanic and Jungian Tools to Achieve Personal Transformation

Carl Greer · Findhorn Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Change Your Story, Change Your Life is a practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greers method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights...
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The Ruler's Guide: China's Greatest Emperor and His Timeless Secrets of Success

Chinghua Tang · Scribner
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In the classic tradition of Sun Tzu's The Art of War, here for the first time in English is the timeless wisdom of China's greatest emperor Tang Taizong (598-649 AD) which will show anyone who leads or manages how to achieve unparalleled results and an enduring legacy.Tang Taizong...
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The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

Donna Freitas · Oxford University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel compelled to share their each and every thought...
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The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them

JULIE KLAM · Riverhead Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Julie Klam comes a lively and engaging exploration of celebrity: why celebrities fascinate us, what it means to be famous today, and why celebrities are so important. "When I was young I was convinced celebrities could save me," Julie Klam admits in The Stars...
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