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The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World

Michaela Chung · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Learn the tools to shed your mask of extroversion, develop your own magnetism, and reveal the true you.

One third to one half of Americans are introverts in a culture that celebrates - even enforces - an ideal of extroversion and a cult of personality. Political leaders are charismatic,...
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The Beginner's Guide to Zen Buddhism

Jean Smith · Harmony
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Here is a comprehensive introduction to Zen Buddhism for those who don't know how or where to begin, nor what to expect once they have started practicing. It includes the fundamentals of meditation practice (posture, technique, clothing) , descriptions of the basic teachings and major...
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Freakonomics.

Steven D Levitt · Magnolia Pictures

The highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally best selling book about incentives-based thinking by renowned economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream...
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Whose mind is it anyway? : get out of your head and into your life

Lisa Esile · Perigee
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Most of us spend our lives trailing after our minds, allowing our brains to take us in directions that are safe and secure, controlled and conformed. Your mind doesn't want you to take that new job, sign up for that pottery class, or ask someone out. It wants you to stay unemployed,...
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The Fangirl Life: A Guide to All the Feels and Learning How to Deal

Kathleen Smith · Perigee
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Are You a Fangirl? * Do you survive boring classes or meetings by imagining your favorite TV couple making out? * Have you posted a lengthy diatribe on the Internet defending a fictional character? * Have you gotten carsick from reading fan fiction on your smartphone?...
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The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters

Daniel M Wegner · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From dogs to gods, the science of understanding mysterious minds - including your own.

Nothing seems more real than the minds of other people. When you consider what your boss is thinking or whether your spouse is happy, you are admitting them into the "mind...
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Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World

Rosalind Wiseman · Harmony
Format: Hardcover

Books for a Better Life Award WinnerHere is a landmark book that reveals the way boys think and that shows parents, educators and coaches how to reach out and help boys overcome their most common yet difficult challenges -- by the bestselling author who changed our conception of adolescent...
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How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, Or Your Creative Compass: A Practical Guide

JoAnneh Nagler · The Countryman Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Be true to your artistic self -- but don't quit your day job.Whether you're a new graduate, considering a job change, or a creative type who isn't finding time to pursue your passions, don't fall for this line: "Do what you love and the money will follow." The world...
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Stephen King and Philosophy

Jacob M. Held · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Haunting us with such unforgettable stories as The Shining, Shawshank Redemption, Salem's Lot, Carrie, The Green Mile, and Pet Semetary, Stephen King has been an anchor of American horror, science fiction, psychological thrillers, and suspense for over forty years. His characters have...
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Depression in Later Life: An Essential Guide

Deborah Serani · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

The geriatric population, defined as men and women 65 years and older, is the fastest growing population in the world. While gerontology, the study of the aging process in human beings, has brought insights about the physical, emotional, and social needs of this population, little attention...
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A.D.H.D. Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - and how its unchecked growth over half a century has made ADHD one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society.

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

Steven Poole · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch - from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic.Innovation is not always as innovative as it may seem....
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Crash course in dealing with difficult library customers

Shelley Mosley; Dennis C Tucker; Sandra Van Winkle · Libraries Unlimited
Format:  Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Every library experiences difficult patrons. Thorough preparation is the best defense: it's always much better to be proactive than reactive. The authors of Crash Course in Dealing with Difficult Library Customers realized that these kinds of situations are more universal than unique,...
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Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Peter D Kramer · Farrar
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Do antidepressants work, or are they glorified dummy pills? How can we tell? In "Ordinarily Well, " the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked...
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