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The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life

Donald Rosenstein · Oxford University Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

On a mid-October evening, a group of fathers gathered around a conference table and met each other for the first time. None of the men had ever thought of himself a "support group kind of guy" and each felt entirely out of place. In fact, nothing about their lives felt normal...
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The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50

JONATHAN RAUCH · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This book will change your life by showing you how life changes.Why does happiness get harder in your 40s? Why do you feel in a slump when you're successful? Where does this malaise come from? And, most importantly, will it ever end?Drawing on cutting-edge research, award-winning journalist...
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Aging Wisely: Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors

Robert A. Levine M.D. · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Everyone ages. Not everyone ages well. Aging Wisely explains that much of what happens to our minds and bodies as we grow older depends on our approach to life and our attitudes and feelings about ourselves. Though there are elements beyond our control, we must take advantage of those things...
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When Likes Aren't Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness

Tim Bono · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Are you as authentically happy as your social media profiles make it seem?When a group of researchers asked young adults around the globe what their number one priority was in life, the top answer was "happiness." Not success, fame, money, looks, or love...but happiness. For a rising...
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The Day That Went Missing: A Family's Story

Richard Beard · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Set in Cornwall, England,"A memoir of real truth and heartbreaking emotional heft" (the Sunday Times) by an award-winning novelist who excavates his own suppressed childhood to discover the details of a family tragedy for which he blamed himself for four decades.Winner of the PEN/Ackerley...
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Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers

Adriana Trigiani · Harper; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

No one ever reads just one of Trigianis wonderfully quirky tales. Once you pick up the first, you are hooked. —BookPageNew York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani shares a treasure trove of insight and guidance from her two grandmothers time-tested, common sense advice on the most...
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I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

MARIA SHRIVER · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 224

A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. In this moving and powerful book,...
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In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most

Christophe Andre? · Sounds True
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Here is a book born of the friendship of three gifted teachers, exploring the universal human journey and our quest for meaning and understanding. This translation of the French bestseller brings readers an intimate and insightful conversation between Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard,...
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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog

Dave Barry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy.Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn...
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The Back Bible: Banish Back Pain Naturally

Jenny Sutcliffe · Readers Digest
Format: Paperback

Between 75 and 85 percent of us will experience some form of back pain during our lifetime--31 million people in the U.S. alone. Back pain is often unspecific and difficult to diagnose, and it is the second most frequently reported reason for visiting a doctor. The Back Bible is a must...
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Bipolar, Not So Much: Understanding Your Mood Swings and Depression

Chris Aiken · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Approaching depression as a complex disorder with many different facets rather than all-or-nothing.Depression confuses the mind, strips away hope, and causes people to blame themselves for an illness they never asked for. This book presents a revolutionary new understanding of the concept...
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I Know How You Feel: The Joy and Heartbreak of Friendship in Women's Lives

F DIANE BARTH · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An expert's rich exploration of the intense, complicated landscape of women's friendships. "Do I have enough friends?" "Why did my friendship end?" and "What makes a good friendship work?"These are questions that F. Diane Barth, a psychotherapist widely recognized...
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Micromastery: Learn Small, Learn Fast, and Unlock Your Potential to Achieve Anything

Robert Twigger · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Want to be a lifelong learner? Think small.Forget spending 10,000 hours in the pursuit of perfecting just one thing. The true path to success and achievement lies in the pursuit of perfecting lots and lots of small things--for a big payoff.Combining positive psychology, neuroscience, self-help...
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