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Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In every spiritual tradition, we find teachings that lead to a fulfilling life - such as generosity, kindness, honesty, determination, and patience. Today, a growing body of research from neuroscience and social psychology supports these teachings, offering insights into cultivating these...
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The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens: Strategies for Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential

Douglas Haddad · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 286
Format: Paperback

Are you concerned or frustrated with the choices your child makes when it comes to their peer groups, study habits, and use of social media? Do you feel your child is pushing you away and your connection is weakening?Are you unsure of the next steps you should take to help your child succeed?...
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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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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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Developing Teen Leadership: A Practical Guide for

Dan Appleman · Desaware Publishing
Format: Paperback

Not long ago, all it took to have a comfortable career was to do well in high school, get a college degree, and find a nice stable job. But the world is changing rapidly, and many of the nice stable jobs have moved to developing countries. Even a college degree is not the sure investment...
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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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Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character

Kay Redfield Jamison · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 544
Format: Print book

The best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind now gives us a groundbreaking life of one of the major American poets of the twentieth century that is at the same time a fascinating study of the relationship between manic-depressive (bipolar) illness, creative genius, and character. In his Pulitzer...
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The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

Robyn Stein DeLuca PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

It's time for women to reject the "hormone myth" and own their emotions in a healthy and realistic way. This provocative book exposes pervasive myths about women's hormones and shows how flawed, obsolete research and sexism have combined to keep women "in their place."...
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The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat

Stephan M D Guyenet · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-edge science to answer the questions: why do we overeat, and what can we do about it? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become...
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The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It

Kelly McGonigal · Avery; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity....
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Think Before You Like: Social Media's Effect on the Brain and the Tools You Need to Navigate Your Newsfeed

GUY P HARRISON · Prometheus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

At a time when the news cycle turns on a tweet, journalism gets confused with opinion, and facts are treated as negotiable information, applying critical thinking skills to your social media consumption is more important than ever.Guy P. Harrison, an upbeat advocate of scientific literacy...
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Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction

COMEL WEST · Beacon Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of the groundbreaking classic, with a new introductionFirst published in 1993, on the one-year anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, Race Matters became a national best seller that has gone on to sell more than half a million copies. This classic treatise...
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Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving

JEFF EMMERSON · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

Beyond ADHD weaves Emmerson's personal story of his ADHD diagnosis, exploring along the way the latest medical, scientific and societal explanations and tools for managing and living with the condition. Including interviews with a number of experts at the forefront of next-generation ADHD...
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Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate

Sue Scheff · Sourcebooks
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging, sharp, and important -- Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better." -- Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and Deputy Director of Intelligence on CBS' HuntedIn today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet...
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