“Deaths of despair” are by suicide, drug overdose, and alcoholic liver disease. Their increase in the US is explained by indignity and loss of pride, not globalization, inequality or automation.
“Matt Haig is allowing us a trip inside his mind and the sources of his anxiety.
“By following her own path, Messineo offers a sense of direction to those who are unmoored or feel lost at sea.”
"Mary Pipher dives in and upends the myths of female aging by detailing both the joyous and depressing truths of our sunset years."
"While the podcast has a semblance of structure, the book reads more like a stream of consciousness blog, written by two obviously witty, intelligent women, seemingly baffled by their succe
“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”
“Darwin worked only ‘a couple of hours a day and spent a lot of time taking long walks.’ Just imagine yourself doing the same. ‘How fun would that be?’”
“Walking: One Step at a Time may feel like the road until now seldom taken: a book that is part rumination, part walking coach and companion . . .
“If the first mountain is about energy flowing from community to individual, the second is about energy moving from individual to community.”
Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness’ The Passion Paradox aims “to show you how you can find and cultivate passion and how you can manage its immense power for good.” The authors note, justifia
“The inspiring story of Tomlinson transforming his relationship with food may break your heart before it eventually lifts it.”
“Marty’s Handbook for a Post-Roe America is all the more important.”
“Saving Talk Therapy is an outstanding look at psychotherapeutic practice in America . . .”
"When we tell them about the things that have given us strength, some say that ours isn't an autism story—it's a love story."
“Greene rightly reminds us that in order to understand others we must first and foremost understand what makes ourselves tick.”
“Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History is a highly engaging read.
Why We Dream takes the reader on a tour of Western dream history and modern Western interpretation.
“Aging for Beginners becomes a crafted weaving of authentic understanding, an act of love.”
In today’s political climate, U.S.
“A delicious read about the terrifying, inexorable, and sometimes brutal power of romantic passion—always thrilling, sometimes desperate, shockingly dark.”
“Any friend or family member who enjoys meditation—or who might appreciate a gentle nudge in that direction—will smile thumbing through A Sloth’s Guide to Mindfulness by Ton Mak.”
“a voyeuristic journey of discovery that is riveting and unforgettable.”
Pregnancy can be both an exhilarating and terrifying time in a person’s life, especially with the glut of conflicting information on the market.
In her 1883 poem “The New Colossus,” Emma Lazarus gave the Statue of Liberty a voice and gave her a stance toward the world’s refugees that puts our own to shame: welcoming unreservedl
If anyone knows Transcendental Meditation, it’s Bob Roth.