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Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing

Jamie Holmes · Crown Publishers
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

An illuminating look at the surprising upside of ambiguity - and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even empathy Life today feels more overwhelming and chaotic than ever. Whether it's a confounding work problem or a faltering relationship or an unclear medical...
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Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words

David Whyte · Many Rivers Press
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

With the imagery of a poet and the reflection of a philosopher, David Whyte turns his attention to 52 ordinary words, each its own particular doorway into the underlying currents of human life.Beginning with Alone and closing with Work, each chapter is a meditation on meaning and context,...
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The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture

Scott Herring · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback

The verb “declutter” has not yet made it into the Oxford English Dictionary, but its ever-increasing usage suggests that it’s only a matter of time. Articles containing tips and tricks on how to get organized cover magazine pages and pop up in TV programs and commercials,...
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When Will I Be Good Enough?: A Replacement Child's Journey to Healing

BARBARA JAFFE · Lisa Hagan Books
Pages: 206
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered, "When will I be good enough?" Like millions of other women, educator/author Barbara Jaffe was faced with that question, but for her, as a "replacement child," the barriers to acceptability were higher than for most of us. Barbara, like many others,...
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A Mind of Your Own: What Women Can Do About Depression That Big Pharma Can't

Kelly M D Brogan · Harper Wave
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

Named one of the top health and wellness books for 2016 by MindBodyGreenDepression is not a disease. It is a symptom.Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea...
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Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies

Ann Hulbert · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the widely praised Raising America--a compelling exploration of child genius told through the gripping stories of fifteen exceptionally gifted boys and girls, from a math wonder a century ago to young jazz and classical piano virtuosos today. A thought-provoking book...
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The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters

Emily Esfahani Smith · Crown
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life.Too many of us believe that the search for meaning is an esoteric pursuit - that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to discover life's...
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A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Wisdom, and Courage in Any Moment

Spring Washam · Parallax Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide: A Memoir

Darryl Mcdaniels · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this surprising and moving memoir, the legendary rap star and cofounder of Run D.M.C. keeps it a hundred percent, speaking out about his battle with depression and overcoming suicidal thoughts - one of the most devastating yet little known health issues plaguing the black community today.As...
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Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

LEE DANIEL KRAVETZ · Harper Wave
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz's Strange Contagion is a provocative look at both the science and lived experience of social contagion.In 2009, tragedy struck the town of Palo Alto: A student from the local high school had died...
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When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder

Daniel S. Lobel PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

In this groundbreaking book, psychologist Daniel Lobel offers essential skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you understand your daughter's disorder, define appropriate boundaries, put an end to daily emergencies, and rebuild...
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Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America

GEORGE YANCY · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 180
Format: Hardcover

When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled "Dear White America" asking white Americans to confront the ways that they benefit from racism, he knew his article would be controversial. But he was unprepared for the flood of vitriol in response. The resulting blowback...
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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

Martha Craven Nussbaum · Oxford University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without anger at injustice. Many believe that it is impossible for individuals to vindicate their own self-respect or to move beyond an injury without anger. To not feel...
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

Hyemin · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A multimillion-copy bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world"Is it the world that's busy, or is it my mind?"The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide - it has sold more...
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Freud: In His Time and Ours

Elisabeth Roudinesco · Harvard University Press
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

√Člisabeth 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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