“Fight any urge to dismiss Hannibal and Me as boys-only self help.
“If you have siblings, you might want to buckle up, because more than likely it’s going to be a bumpy life.
“Living in Gratitude is an easy to read, practical guide to becoming more aware of the blessings we all have in our lives.
“Parents of children who have been diagnosed as belonging to one of these groups and adults who have been living with any of these labels will find positive affirmation and encouraging advi
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“While this book could represent a celebration of all that romance can represent, that topic was covered in Beyond Heaving Bosoms in a much more authentic way.
“The Enlightened Brain is beneficial for anyone who feels stuck in a forest of imbalance and wants to ‘cut a path to a better place,’ as Dr. Hanson says.
“Combined with brief but practical exercises for meditation and actualization, Mr.
“Kudos to Dr. Vernikos for learning to ride a bicycle at age 60.”
“This is a surprisingly important book.”
“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare;it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” —Seneca
“Only after the batteries were exhausted, and I had called both the electric and water companies just to say hello did I get off the phone.
“Alan Jacobs’ bright, broad paean to reading is a sort of secular prayer book. It instructs, exhorts, laments, reveres; it has great faith and—best of all—shows the Way.”
Sandra Steingraber is an internationally known ecologist and environmental educator.
Bluntly, boldly, this book urges Buddhists to adapt its “radical teachings on forgiveness, compassion, and kindness.” Readers of Noah Levine’s streetwise memoir Dharma Punx (2004) will fin
A career spent working in what some might term “God’s Waiting Room” has helped psychiatrist Marc Agronin, Medical Director for Mental Health and Clinical Research at Miami Jewish Health Systems and
A reader often selects a book because of an affinity for the author, word of mouth, or an interest in the subject—only to meander through the pages to discover that, for whatever reason, it was not
For a lot of readers today, the word “memoir” has become a kind of code word for dysfunctional family history: a portrait of a victim-turned-artist who overcomes tragedy and abuse to become the sup
What if there were a time-tested, safe, and effective treatment for a host of congenital and acute conditions, that would speed the healing process for wounds—something so obvious that, upon being
Widow is a collection of 18 short stories, which, if you go by the title and you want to be pedantic, deal with “women who have lost their husbands by death and have not married again.” This litera
There’s not much to this book. It’s primarily sizzle. And instead of steak, we get a hamburger—which is not a criticism. I personally like hamburger, and I like the material in this book.
(Larson Publications, June 16, 2010)
Jose M. De Olivares has over 40 years of experience helping teens. De Olivares survived growing up on the streets in the South Bronx, walked the beat in the housing projects of St.
Jason Siff advises “what to do when the instructions get in the way.” That is, for both beginning and experienced meditation students, he encourages practitioners to relax.