Personal Growth

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Kara Loewentheil hosts a very successful podcast UNF*CK YOUR BRAIN: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone, and in her new book draws on cognitive psychology, feminist theory, and years of experience as “

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“Adam Gopnik’s reflections teach us how to free ourselves from the chains of expectations and let happiness find us.”

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“Lamott’s eye-opening gem brings the reader to the power and sweetness love can bring to us daily to ease life’s journey and light our way.”

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Practical Optimism is very solid in its ideas and methods—comprehensive in about every way, . . .”

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“Although the ideas in this book aren’t new, they bear repeating if readers are ever going to discard the no-pain-no-gain, just-do-it thinking that permeates our culture.”

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An ancient pilgrimage trail, over 1000 years old and 1000 miles long, runs from South Central France, across the Pyrenees on the Napoleon Trail, then due west in northern Spain to the city of Santi

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“evidence-based practices and real world examples of women with ADHD succeeding, not in spite of having ADHD, but perhaps because of it.”

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Writing Coach in a Box is an exemplary course to improve one’s writing.”

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“Aundi Kolber’s Strong Like Water is an excellent resource for Christians, and those who don’t mind Christian theology, to find greater compassion for themselves and others . .

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“Iyer’s narratives—whether he’s writing about modernity or monasteries, the Dalai Lama or domestic life—brim with insights . . ."

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“‘When Buddhists speak of a lotus in the mud, they’re reminding us that the most beautiful of flowers has its roots in what we regard as muck and filth; it's only grit that makes the radian

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Bittersweet grants us permission to explore and experience sorrow and longing by transforming them into acceptable, inspiring, even hopeful emoti

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“a book that is erudite, practical, reader-friendly, deeply personal, and sure to help even the most anxious among us.”

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

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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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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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“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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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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