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.
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.
Lisa Romeo was born and raised into privilege.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that in 2016, more than 64,000 Americans died from accidental opioid overdose.
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
Imagine this. You and your wife have always enjoyed a loving and open relationship with your three daughters.
“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.
Do you own a dildo—or its modern cousin, a vibrator—and, if so, when was the last time you used it? If you don’t, why not?
Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane Austen and her novels are now more beloved than ever before.
Rediscover the joy of daydreaming and awaken your creative self through Manoush Zomorodi’s guide to unleash from digital demons.
As a general matter, historians tell the stories of great men (and sometimes women) and the events that made them prominent.
When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband unexpectedly died while on a trip to Mexico, her world turned upside down.
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
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
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.
“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 each day became a replica of the day before.”—Ernest Hemingway, unpublished draft of The Sun Also Rises
Get Gorgeous proposes a mighty tall order—especially if the reader ascribes to the possibility of actually accomplishing this near impossible feat.
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
At times, the most difficult but important books to read are the ones that hold a mirror to our lives and parenting behaviors. Glow Kids by Nicholas Karadaras is just such a book.
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Parent Hacks by Asha Dornfest is a clever assortment of time saving shortcuts and creative tricks designed to help parents.
In a world obsessed with productivity, it is timely to read a book that tells us who is likely to be productive and why.
“What she describes is the end of childhood as we once knew it.”
In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.