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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

Ronald Epstein · Scribner
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most - safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care - from the foremost expert in the field.As a third-year Harvard Medical...
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Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan

Andrew McCarron · Oxford University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Bob Dylan is the prince of self-reinvention and deflection. Whether it's the folkies of Greenwich Village, the student movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Born Again Christians, the Chabad Lubavitch community, or English Department postmodernists, specific intellectual and sociopolitical...
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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Minimize Stress in a Competitive World

Richard Carlson · Hyperion; Prepack edition
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

Over the past five years, Richard Carlson has shown countless families, lovers, and workers how to live in a more calm and productive manner. Now he turns his attention to men, with numerous simple strategies and life lessons that blend humor, warmth, and uncommon wisdom. Carlson invites...
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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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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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Navigating Life with Epilepsy

David C Spencer · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Navigating Life with Epilepsy aims to provide clear and reliable information about epilepsy, including "what" (definition) , "how" (pathophysiology) , "who" (epidemiology) , and "why" (etiology) . The volume guides the reader through current...
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Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less -and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

Scott Sonenshein · HarperBusiness
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness.We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional and personal...
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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

Siri Hustvedt · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved.Siri Husvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human perception works....
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The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret

Catherine Hewitt · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secretComtesse Valtesse de la Bigne was painted by Édouard Manet and inspired Émile Zola, who immortalized her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumored affairs with Napoleon III and the future...
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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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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom · Ecco
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A controversial call to arms, Against Empathy argues that the natural impulse to share the feelings of others can lead to immoral choices in both public policy and in our intimate relationships with friends and familyMost people, including many policy makers, activists, scientists, and philosophers,...
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Crazy-Stressed: Saving Today's Overwhelmed Teens with Love, Laughter, and the Science of Resilience

MICHAEL J BRADLEY · AMACOM
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A little resilience goes a long way.... Peel back the cheerful facade that parents present, and you'll find that many are worried about their teens. Mood swings, impulsiveness, poor judgment, and other problems peak in these years. Add stressors such as screen addiction, cyberbullying,...
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The Brain Warrior's Way: Ignite Your Energy and Focus, Attack Illness and Aging, Transform Pain into Purpose

Daniel G. Amen · New American Library
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are ready to lead you to victory... When trying to live a healthy lifestyle, every day can feel like a battle. Forces are destroying our bodies and our minds. The standard American diet we consume is making us sick; we are constantly...
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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 Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

Ben Sasse · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience...
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