Self-Improvement/Self Help

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“Cecilia Aragon is no less than a thrilling inspiration to anyone who wants to accomplish something that frightens them or who has been discouraged from trying.”

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Amit Majmudar, the first poet laureate of Ohio, brings a lot to the table: South Asian heritage, Hindu spirituality, immigration awareness, novel-writing praxis, and physician’s knowledge of radiol

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“The book’s underlying thesis is simple: The skin is a living, permeable ‘dynamic interface,’ ‘a complex, diverse ecosystem.’”

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Lithium provides the reader with an insightful look at the challenges facing the development of effective medications for the treatment of mental illness.”

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“although we glorify the benefits of transformation, most of us, to our detriment, have barely scraped the surface of what holds us back.”

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Are you stuck at home dreaming of creating a new life for yourself?

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Amidst the current global pandemic, fear has become a persistent and familiar companion to much of the human population.

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$9 Therapy is a delightful book, sure to bring a smile to those who read it.”

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“Forché has created a compelling collection that teaches us how to harness sentiment within our natural and historical world.”

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“would make a lovely gift for a friend who is interested in learning more about personal change, who is exploring recovery from physical or mental illness, or who enjoyed and wants to learn

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“[the author’s] perceptions remain young and fresh and are as vibrant as any poet’s working today.”

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“The book reads like a late–night infomercial touting a miracle gadget, more like the operation manual for a new car than a step-by-step guide. It asks too much of the reader.”

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When Adam Hill, physician, sought medical help, he was asked if he really wanted to pursue it. He understood later. He was being warned it might damage his career. It did.

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This short book shows Toni Morrison’s “black girl magic,” as Zadie Smith writes in the Prologue. It shows her beauty.

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“thoughtfully rendered, carried through a harrowing, often funny, engaging personal story.”

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“Written with humor and compassion, laughter and tears, Normal Sucks will inspire all of us to embrace and celebrate our differences.”

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The famed Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany was founded in 1919 by pioneering architect Walter Gropius in Weimar.

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Opening with a Foreword (written by the iconic Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman) that oozes praise from the very get-go, one can’t help but be skeptical.

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Dawn Newton’s memoir starts with a cancer diagnosis. Yet Newton writes about change and loss, insecurity and self-doubt. She writes delicately about human value and how to know it.

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“Specific therapies and medications can help relieve the burden of anxiety, yet only about a third of people suffering from this condition seek treatment.”

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Poetic culture still grapples with the question, what is the proper subject for poetry?

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“Deep Hope: Zen Guidance for Staying Steadfast When the World Seems Hopeless is a wonderful read for those interested in Zen Buddhism and its application, helping

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“The reader will leave this charming book with the sound of Babe’s raucous laughter in mind . . . Babe Giese was a character, and one anyone should be pleased to get to know.”

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“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?’”

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