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Case, Jean

Summary: Identifies the five principles that people who have made breakthrough changes in the world have followed, including making a "big bet," taking bold risks, learning from failure, reaching beyond their comfort zone, and letting urgency conquer fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola)

Summary: "America's best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present, and her insights into living life to the fullest, at any age"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: 921 WESTHEIMER, RUTH WES

Szenderski, Gary D

Summary: Szen Zone: Reaching a State of Positive Change, by Gary Szenderski, is a compilation of stand-alone short stories and observations that celebrate the power in each of us to create positive change in our lives, to be what we want to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FingerTouch Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 SZE

Williamson, Marianne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 204.4 WIL

Summary: The Song of Lunch is based on Christopher Reid's narrative poem following the story of an unnamed book editor who is meeting his former love 15 years after their break-up for a nostalgic lunch at the Soho restaurant they used to frequent. The woman is now living a glamorous life in Paris, married to a world-renowned writer. The unnamed editor has failed in his writing career, detests his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2012

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SON

Rubin, Gretchen Craft.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Rubin presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits--and to change them for good.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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Lerner, Harriet Goldhor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 155.633 LER

Summary: Documentary-style film about manifesting and using the Law of Attraction to create whatever you want in your life. Helps you understand how important it is to consciously choose the thoughts you hold each day and to keep your thoughts and actions focused on what you really want to attract into your life

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TS Production, LLC 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SEC

Goldsmith, Marshall

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Author and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 GOL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 GOL

Martin, Steve J.

Summary: Drawing from extensive research in the new science of persuasion, Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini, prove that small changes can make a big difference.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.4 MAR

Summary: "In the ten years since its electrifying debut, Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat Pray Love" has become a worldwide phenomenon, empowering millions of readers to set out on paths they never thought possible, in search of their own best selves. Here, in this candid and captivating collection, nearly fifty of those readers-- people as diverse in their experiences as they are in age and background-- share...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 EAT

Williamson, Marianne

Summary: A spiritual meditation on the role of change in everyday life explores how personal difficulties often bring wisdom and outlines principles for navigating through major changes using such techniques as letting go and managing fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.122 Williamson

Lamm, Brad.

Summary: A powerful, ground-breaking book that shows you, in concrete steps, how to stop a loved one from engaging in self destructive behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.85 LAM

Patchett, Ann

Summary: An inspirational primer based on the author's 2006 commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College discusses how to manage life's crossroads, recounts times of struggle from her own life, and celebrates the benefits of not knowing what is to come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 Patchett

Webb, Maynard

Summary: A veteran of the technology industry and a leader in the technology and business community presents a unique framework that demonstrates how to leverage technology to create better job opportunities and more balanced lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.1 WEB

Pauley, Jane

Summary: "In this inspirational book, beloved broadcast journalist Jane Pauley helps people over fifty successfully navigate the "reinvention" phase of their lives and build a positive, powerful future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 650.1 PAU

Chiang, Ted.

Summary: Stories of your life and others delivers dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, often presenting characters who must confront sudden change -- the inevitable rise of automations or the appearance of aliens -- while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2002

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Streep, Peg.

Summary: "In Mastering the Art of Quitting the authors show us how to let go when we need to and how to start over. A guide to increasing our emotional and mental flexibility, assessing our goals, and knowing when to hang in or bail out, it tackles our tendenciesto overanalyze, ruminate, and put a positive spin on situations we actually need to avoid. In a culture which perceives quitting as a last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 STR

Gardner, Howard.

Summary: Publisher's description: Minds are exceedingly hard to change. Ask any advertiser who has tried to convince consumers to switch brands, any CEO who has tried to change a company's culture, or any individual who has tried to heal a rift with a friend. So many aspects of life are oriented toward changing minds--yet this phenomenon is among the least understood of familiar human experiences. Now,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.85 GAR

T, Shaun

Summary: The fitness celebrity discusses his life and the struggles he endured, emphasizing the need to overcome mental obstacles to achieve wellness, and detailing seven principles that can guide success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 T

Beattie, Melody.

Summary: We've all had situations in our lives that seem beyond our control or that have no clear remedy. In this concise, inspirational guide, bestselling self-help guru Melody Beattie shows us that we have the ability to make a miracle for almost any circumstance we're facing. She offers a distillation of what she knows about gratitude, surrender, and connecting with our essential power. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 204.4 BEA

Glover, Robert A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2003

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Butler, Nickolas.

Summary: "Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. One of them never left, still farming the family's land that's been tilled for generations.Others did leave, went farther afield to make good, with varying degrees of success; as a rock star, commodities trader, rodeo stud. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P BUT

Clarke, Thurston.

Summary: A revelatory, minute-by-minute account of JFK's last hundred days that asks what might have been.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 920 Cla