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Suddenly Single After 50: The Girlfriends' Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life

Barbara Ballinger · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 199
Format: Print book

A stressful, protracted divorce. A difficult, painful death of a beloved husband. And suddenly, after age 50, you're on your own again. Your children have moved out, your parents are aging fast or deceased, your friends' lives continue onward, seemingly unchanged. Being suddenly single...
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Organize Your Emotions, Optimize Your Life: Decode Your Emotional DNA-and Thrive

Margaret Moore MBA · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From a top wellness coach and a Harvard Medical School professor, comes this revolutionary book that will show you how to identify and decode your nine most basic emotional needs - and coach yourself to a calmer, healthier, and happier life.The more you thrive, the better your brain functions,...
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The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

William Stixrud · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"An invaluable resource for the thinking parent." - Lisa Damour, bestselling author of UntangledA clinical neuropsychologist and test-prep guru combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to make a radical case for giving kids more agency to unleash...
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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian · Twelve
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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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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Pleasurable Weight Loss: The Secrets to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Loving Your Life Today

Jena la Flamme · Sounds True
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"The key to losing weight is not about enjoying less," teaches Jena la Flamme, "it's about enjoying more." This revolutionary insight has allowed thousands of Jena's students to lose weight without boring food plans, arduous rules, or punishing exercise. Why does...
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Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing To Us

Will Storr · The Overlook Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

By the author of The Unpersuadables, this thrilling and ambitious book explores the mysterious power of the self and reveals the danger of our modern obsession with it.We live in the age of the individual. Every day, we're bombarded with depictions of the beautiful, successful, slim, socially...
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The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters

Emily Esfahani Smith · Crown
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life.Too many of us believe that the search for meaning is an esoteric pursuit - that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to discover life's...
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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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River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope

Naomi Judd · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease. The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world...
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Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies

Ann Hulbert · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the widely praised Raising America--a compelling exploration of child genius told through the gripping stories of fifteen exceptionally gifted boys and girls, from a math wonder a century ago to young jazz and classical piano virtuosos today. A thought-provoking book...
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Becoming who I am : young men on being gay

Ritch C Savin-Williams · Harvard University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Proud, happy, grateful gay youth describe their lives in terms that would have seemed surprising only a generation ago. Yet many adults, including parents, seem skeptical about this sea change in perceptions and attitudes. Even in an age of growing tolerance, coming out as gay is supposed...
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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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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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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

A landmark biography that gives us an unprecedented understanding of the man who has become the personification of evil. Volker Ullrich draws on previously unseen papers and recent scholarly research to shed new light on the man behind the public persona: from Hitler's childhood and his failures...
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