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The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving

Lisa J Miller · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerUSA TODAY BestsellerPublishers Weekly BestsellerIn The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows...
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They'll Never Be the Same: A Parent's Guide to PTSD in Youth

Michael S Scheeringa · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A compassionate and accessible guide for parents whose children have experienced traumatic or life-threatening events written by one of the foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. Dr. Scheeringa understands the desperation many parents...
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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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Your Brain on Plants: The Authoritative Guide to Herbs for Mood and Mind

Nicolette Perry · The Experiment
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

By expert authors in both medicinal herbs and neuroscience - an unprecedented, highly informative, plant-by-plant guide to improving mind, mood, and memoryThe importance of mental and physical health, separately and together, is rising in the consciousness of Western and alternative medicine,...
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The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism

Martin E P Seligman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

One of the most influential living psychologists looks at the history of his life and discipline, and paints a much brighter future for everyone.When Martin E. P. Seligman first encountered psychology in the 1960s, the field was devoted to eliminating misery: it was the science of how past...
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The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time

ALLEN GANNETT · Currency
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind achieving breakout commercial success in any field. We have been spoon-fed the notion that creativity is the province of genius -- of those favored, brilliant...
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Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and PTSD

John D Conrad · Dundurn
Pages: 230
Format: Paperback

A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired. In the shadows of army life is a world where friends become monsters, where kindness twists into assault, and where self-loathing and despair become constant companions. Whether...
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The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children

JEAN KAZEZ · Oxford University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Becoming parents draws us into philosophical quandaries before our children have even been born. Why do most of us want to have children? Should we make new people, despite life's travails and our crowded world? Is adoptive parenthood just the same as biological parenthood? Once children...
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Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

DK. · DK
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A compact, portable introduction to the history, concepts, and thinking behind philosophy laid out in DK's signature visual style--the ultimate guide to understanding philosophy on the go.Take Descartes along on your day trip! This compact guide explores the history and concepts of philosophy,...
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The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

ARUN GANDHI · Gallery/Jeter Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Discover ten vital and extraordinary life lessons from one of the most important and influential philosophers and peace activists of the twentieth century - Mahatma Gandhi - in this poignant and timely exploration of the true path from anger to peace, as recounted by Gandhi's grandson,...
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Otherhood: Modern Women Finding A New Kind of Happiness

Melanie Notkin · Pgw
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

More American women are childless than ever before - nearly half those of childbearing age don't have children. While our society often assumes these women are "childfree by choice," that's not always true. In reality, many of them expected to marry and have children,...
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Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful

Jane Nelsen · Harmony
Pages: 356
Format: Paperback

Completely updated to report the latest research in child development and learning, Positive Discipline for Preschoolers will teach you how to use methods to raise a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful.Caring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult...
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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