Self-Improvement/Self Help

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“Hill’s account of low vision is a thought-provoking and emotionally powerful contribution to understanding vision loss.

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Most of us at one time or another long to produce something creative. When the COVID pandemic hit and we were required to quarantine, many of us became frustrated, depressed, and downright bored.

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“‘Achieving lasting personality change means shaking things up, unlearning some of your many habits and routines that contribute to the kind of person you are, and overwriting them with new

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Trauma doesn’t develop only from violent incidents. It can manifest through institutional racism, the stress of cultural bias, or the isolation of pandemic.

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Written by CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Martha Teichner, When Harry Met Minnie details Teichner’s experience adopting the beloved dog of a woman dying of cancer.

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“American Baby provides a meaningful discussion on where we have been on and how we need to change the adoption system.”

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“a pocket-sized paper embrace that will encourage all readers to find hope when life upends our schemes.”

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“Any reader looking to be challenged, comforted, questioned, enveloped, and seen needs to pick up a copy of Indigo immediately.

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“Written with humor and brutal honesty, Group is a bracing, confrontational, and absorbing read.”

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Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan tries to do much too much in her well-written, often absorbing work of memoir and reportage, Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World

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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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