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Clein, Emmeline

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal and cultural look at the dark underbelly of Western beauty standards and the lethal culture of disordered eating they've wrought. In Dead Weight, Emmeline Clein tells the story of her own disordered eating alongside and through other women from history, pop culture and the girls she's known and loved. Tracing the medical and cultural history of Anorexia, Bulimia, and Orthorexia,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 CLE

Vivas, Esther

Summary: "¿Es posible ser mamá y feminista al mismo tiempo? ¿Hay alguna salida al dilema «carrera vs. familia»? Si hemos elegido se madres, ¿hasta que punto podemos decidir sobre nuestra maternidad? En Mamá desobediente, la periodista, socióloga y madre feminista, Esther Vivas aborda éstas y otras interrogantes cuando explora la maternidad con emancipación y sin imposiciones. Con un tono fresco pero...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Español 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 VIV

Faber, Michel

Summary: An enlightening, thoughtful and witty exploration into how and why we listen to music, from the award-winning author Michel Faber. 'I'm not here to change your mind about Dusty Springfield or Shostakovich or Tupac Shakur or synthpop. I'm here to change your mind about your mind.' There are countless books on music with much analysis given to musicians, bands, eras and/or genres. But rarely does...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 780.1 FAB

Bestor, Sheri M.

Summary: "When you go into nature, just look around you. This gentle introduction to mindfulness and meditation encourages children to take cues from the creatures and sights around them, giving readers tools to manage worry and big feelings. Kid-friendly illustrations make the lessons accessible for little heads and hearts"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2024

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Steele, Valerie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.2 STE

De Becker, Gavin

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Summary: Covering all the dangerous situations people typically face -- street crime, domestic abuse, violence in the workplace -- de Becker provides real-life examples and offers specific advice on restraining orders, self-defense, and more. But the key to self-protection, he demonstrates, is learning how to trust -- and act on -- our own intuitions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Cogan, Priscilla

Summary: "When a botched bank robbery leaves Billy T. Pickle in need of hostages, he winds up with more than he bargained for: a girl named Phoenix, who's filled with teen angst, and Kate, who's filled with wisdom that only comes with age. As they make their way across the country, Billy finds he needs these women more than he could have ever known"--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Canoes Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COG
1 available in Local Author, Call number: FIC COG

Summary: Every year Americans spend an average of $12.4 billion (yes, billion!) on cosmetic surgery procedures. Why are we being conditioned not to like the way we look? Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to unearth the origins and deadly risks of our nation's quest for physical perfection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Xenon Pictures 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Kelley, Ceece

Summary: "A guardian angel sibling sends a well-wishing message to the newest addition of their family. But how is it delivered? Filled with whimsical illustrations and a touch of magic, Rainbow Letters celebrates rainbow babies--children born after pregnancy or infant loss--while capturing the beauty of life and beyond."--Amazon website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soaring Kite Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEL

Van Raes, Sue

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Summary: "In this much-needed counterpoint to the current diet culture, Sue Van Raes presents new science and psychology for food freedom and body compassion that have helped thousands of women improve their health and their lives"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2024

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Tsabary, Shefali

Summary: "The time has come for parenting to become what it was always meant to be - about the parent. Dr Shefali Tsabary details how our children can be raised as conscious adults only when we as parents allow ourselves to be raised into a higher state of consciousness."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 TSA

Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAM

Krupp, Charla.

Summary: "Boot camp for a younger, hipper makeover, packed with no-holds-barred advice on little beauty and fashion changes that pay off big time."--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Springboard Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 646.7 KRU

Jacobson, Lisa

Summary: "Romance novels, Hallmark movies, the immense demand for romantic stories reveals a deep, unsatisfied longing found in many marriages, but does it have to be that way? Is it possible that the best marriages have to offer can grow, rather than fade after saying "I do"? Popular Christian voices Lisa Jacobson and Phylicia Masonheimer say, "Absolutely yes!" So what is the secret to a happy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group 2021

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Jackson, Beverley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.413 Jac

Ede, Georgia

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "We are in the midst of a global mental health crisis: -More than one in six American adults now take psychiatric medication. -The prevalence of Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple by 2050. -Depression is now the number one cause of disability in the world. -The COVID-19 pandemic has quadrupled reports of anxiety and depression. Although medications may ease suffering for some, in Change...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balance 2024

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Grose, Anouchka

Summary: How does climate change make you feel? Sad? Afraid? Powerless? Guilty? Manage your eco-anxiety with this helpful guide. Drawing on years of experience as a psychoanalyst, Anouchka Grose shares cutting-edge insights on how to manage your eco-anxiety. Find out how to validate your emotions and build your resilience. Discover the comfort that can be found in your community. Understand and face...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Cat Publishing, an imprint of Abrams 2024

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 155.9 GRO

Mark, Nikki

Summary: In April 2018, Nikki and Doug Mark's perfectly healthy twelve-year-old-son, Tommy, went to sleep one night and never woke up. They're still not exactly sure why. Devastated, Nikki embarked on an unconventional journey to create a legacy for Tommy and to heal her heart. She created a plan to transform neglected land in a Los Angeles public park into a state-of-the-art athletic field, honoring...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square & Co. 2023

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Adler, Laure.

Summary: A selection of sixty powerfully seductive women, from Biblical times to the present day, featuring mythical and real heroines. The most memorable stories throughout history feature a powerful, seductive woman who has an irresistible hold over the man in her life. The alluring Cleopatra, like Helen of Troy, inspired lovers to the battlefield in a brave display of loyalty. Eve and Pandora...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 704 ADL

MzVee

Summary: "Inspired by her hit song "Natural Girl" and featuring charming watercolor illustrations, this joyful picture book from award-winning musician MzVee and debut illustrator Lisbeth Checo is an ode to young girls on their journey to self-empowerment, sisterhood, and embracing their natural selves. With a message that speaks to beauty inside and out, Natural Me invites readers to celebrate all the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MZV

Anderson, Laura E.

Summary: "Drawing on clinical research, stories from clients, and her own experience, an expert on religious trauma shows how readers can live as healing individuals after leaving a high-demand, high-control religious system"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2023

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Wohlleben, Peter

Summary: "When you walk in the woods, do you use all five senses to explore your surroundings? For most of us, the answer is no--but when we do engage all our senses, a walk in the woods can go from pleasant to immersive and restorative. Forest Walking teaches you how to get the most out of your next adventure by becoming a forest detective, decoding nature's signs and awakening to the ancient past and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Sci Nat Wholleben

Markey, Charlotte N.

Summary: "From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Health Markey

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 MAR

Peters, David W.

Summary: "Accidental injury is the leading cause of death for Americans under forty-five. Those who have caused accidents walk among us. They are us. Episcopal priest David W. Peters unintentionally killed someone in a traffic accident as a young man, and in Accidental, he guides readers through the aftermath of these tragedies toward healing and recovery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadleaf Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.6 PET

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