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Shades of Blue: Writers on Depression, Suicide, and Feeling Blue

Amy Ferris · Seal Press (CA)
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The silent epidemic of depression affects millions of people and takes dozens of lives everyday, while our culture grapples with a stigma against open discussion of mental health issues. Editor Amy Ferris has collected these stories to illuminate the truth behind that stigma and offer compassion,...
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Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Pagan Kennedy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Find out where great ideas come from. A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die. By studying inventions like...
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No more walking on eggshells : a practical guide to understanding, coping, and living with someone who has borderline personality disorder or narcissistic personality disorder

I Madison · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 116
Format: Print book

NO MORE WALKING ON EGGSHELLS, A Practical Guide To Understanding, Coping And Living With Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder Or Narcissistic Personality Disorder *****3rd Edition***** This book is a well-rounded introduction to the complications presented by the mental disorders...
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Barack Obama in Hawai'i and Indonesia: The Making of a Global President

Dinesh Sharma · Praeger
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

The first 18 years of President Obama's life, from his birth in 1961 to his departure for college in 1979, were spent in Hawai‘i and Indonesia. These years fundamentally shaped the traits for which the adult Obama is noted—his protean identity, his nuanced appreciation...
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Warrior's Return: Restoring the Soul After War

Edward Tick · Sounds True
Pages: 299
Format: Book

War touches us all -- leaving visible and invisible wounds on the warriors who fight, disrupting their families and communities, and leaving lasting imprints on our national psyche. In spite of billions spent on psychological care and reintegration programs, we face an epidemic of combat-related...
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Reclaim Your Brain: How to Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind, and Bring Your Life Back Under Control

Joseph A Annibali · Avery
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

A prescriptive guide to restoring cognitive calm, based on Amen Clinic Chief Psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Annibali's three decades of treating patients who suffer from overloaded, over-stimulated brains. Dr. Joseph Annibali has treated thousands of people with overloaded, over-stimulated brains....
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River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope

Naomi Judd · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease. The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world...
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Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

Claudia Kalb · National Geographic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile...
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Michael Jordan: The Life

Roland Lazenby · Little, Brown and Company; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"It's not every day that I'm blown away by a book about a sports figure. But MICHAEL JORDAN: THE LIFE, by Roland Lazenby, ranks up there with the very best: The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn, Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger, and Joe DiMaggio by Richard Ben Cramer. The depth...
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Smart but stuck : emotions in teens and adults with ADHD

Thomas E Brown · Wiley
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"Compelling stories that present a new view of ADHDSmart but Stuck offers 15 true and compelling stories about intelligent, capable teens and adults who have gotten "stuck" at school, work, and/or in social relationships because of their ADHD. Dr. Brown highlights the often...
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Mental Health Inc: How Corruption, Lax Oversight, and Failed Reforms Endanger Our Most Vulnerable Citizens

Art Levine · The Overlook Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The no-holds-barred and crucial call to action for America's broken mental health system, by a prize-winning investigative journalistThe mental health system in America is hardly a front-burner issue, despite lip-service about reform after a tragic mass killing. Yet every American should...
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Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

Thomas Page McBee · City Lights Publishers
Format: Book

"Thomas Page McBee's Man Alive hurtled through my life. I read it in a matter of hours. It's a confession, it's a poem, it's a time warp, it's a brilliant work of art. I bow down to McBee - his humility, his sense of humor, his insightfulness, his structural deftness,...
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Good Thinking: What You Need to Know to be Smarter, Safer, Wealthier, and Wiser

Guy P. Harrison · Prometheus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Critical-thinking skills are essential for life in the 21st century. In this follow-up to his introductory guide Think, and continuing his trademark of hopeful skepticism, Guy Harrison demonstrates in a detailed fashion how to sort through bad ideas, unfounded claims, and bogus information...
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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

Frances E. Jensen · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist—and mother of two boys—Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice...
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99 Keys to a Creative Life: Spiritual, Intuitive, and Awareness Practices for Personal Fulfillment

Melissa Harris · Llewellyn Publications
Format: Print book

Creativity is not just painting or writing - it's stepping outside the way you normally think to achieve greater happiness and personal fulfillment. With mindful, heart-based practices, 99 Keys to a Creative Life helps you make the most of your creative opportunities, transforming the ordinary...
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