Self-Improvement/Self Help

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The topic of death and dying has gripped the publishing world for the past several years.

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This colorful book, The Crocodile and the Dentist, has only 128 words in it, and many of them are repeated. First the crocodile says he is afraid. Then the dentist repeats it.

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“Another book by a productivity guru that aims to help us cope better with daily distractions. The verdict is mixed.”

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“Although this book might be painful to read for gaslighting victims and survivors, it will bring them out of the darkness and into the light, helping them heal . . .”

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“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.”

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Kara Richardson Whitely’s double-entendre of a title, The Weight of Being, wonderfully captures her physical and emotional life as a person of higher weight.

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Having not yet recovered from the unexpected loss of my young cousin, I had mixed feelings about reviewing The Blessing of Sorrow: Turning Grief into Healing by Rabbi Ben Kamin.

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As we approach the third decade of the 21st century, the stark disparities prevalent between men and women in the workplace have been thrust glaringly into the spotlight.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that in 2016, more than 64,000 Americans died from accidental opioid overdose.

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In a time when substance abuse is killing tens of thousands of Americans each year and quality training for addiction treatment providers can be difficult to find, The Spectrum of Addiction: Ev

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Imagine this. You and your wife have always enjoyed a loving and open relationship with your three daughters.

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“We’ve been given an incredible gift as sentient beings: by changing the inner attitudes of our minds, we have the power to change the outer aspects of our lives.

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Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane Austen and her novels are now more beloved than ever before.

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Rediscover the joy of daydreaming and awaken your creative self through Manoush Zomorodi’s guide to unleash from digital demons.

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As a general matter, historians tell the stories of great men (and sometimes women) and the events that made them prominent.

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When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband unexpectedly died while on a trip to Mexico, her world turned upside down.

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Deepak Chopra MD and Menas Kafatos PhD’s new book, You are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters, is a powerful, compelling discussion of an emerging perspective in

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This book presents itself as the “coming out” of Bennett and her Feminist Fight Club, a girl gang that banded together in 2009 to develop strategies for dealing with “sneaky micro-aggressions and o

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Countless people who are living lives compromised by disabling habits like abuse of alcohol and drugs, overeating and poor nutrition, smoking, and inactivity, have James O.

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“There was nothing to do but to drink . . . each day became a replica of the day before.”
—Ernest Hemingway, unpublished draft of The Sun Also Rises

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Get Gorgeous proposes a mighty tall order—especially if the reader ascribes to the possibility of actually accomplishing this near impossible feat.

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An anecdote about the Bizarro poet and novelist Charles Bukowski opens the new book by (self appointed?) “star blogger” Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: A Counterintuitive Appr

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