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Peterson, Jordan B.

3 holds on 7 copies

Summary: "What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2018

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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Don't know who Tom Shadyac is? As a writer and a director, Shadyac first unleashed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Nutty Professor remake on the world, and then a string of film fiascoes, but that's all behind him now. A bike accident left him with a host of debilitating maladies and brought him to the verge of suicide, so he took stock of his life and set out on a quest to answer some of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shady Acres, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc I

Aldrin, Buzz

Summary: Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He's a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, and the best known of a generation of astronauts whose achievements surged in just a few years from first man in space to first men on the moon. Now he pauses to reflect and share what he has learned, from the vantage point not only of outer space but also of time: still a nonstop...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 ALDRIN, BUZZ ALD

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: In The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that cand rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Amber-Allen Pub. 1999

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Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: "Beloved American hero Buzz Aldrin reflects on the wisdom, guiding principles, and irreverent anecdotes he's gathered through his event-filled life--both in outer space and on Earth--in this inspiring guide-to-life for the next generation. Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He is a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, best known of a generation of astronauts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALDRIN, BUZZ ALD

Summary: An intimate glimpse into the life and mind of Jordan Peterson, the academic and best-selling author who captured the world's attention with his criticisms of political correctness and life-changing philosophy on finding personal meaning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: This is a book that picks up where The Four Agreements left off. Building on the principles found in his father's bestselling book, Ruiz, Jr. explores the ways in which we attach ourselves inappropriately to beliefs and the world. Ruiz explores the five levels of attachment that cause suffering in our lives in this guide using the principles of Toltec philosophy to overcome beliefs that are the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hierophant Pub. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.2 RUI

Grim, Patrick.

Summary: Philosophical examination of the wide range of decisions all of us encounter in pursuing our lives. Professor Grim places the accent on individual choice covering questions about evolution and ethics, about whether punishment is justified by retribution or by deterrence and about the differing lessons drawn from life's worst horrors by both religious and anti-religious traditions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 170 GRI Part 1 of 2
Call number: CD 170 GRI Part 2 of 2

Andrews, Andy

Summary: In this blend of fiction, allegory, and inspiration, Andrews tells the story of Jones--a mysterious man who shows up when things look the darkest for the people of Orange Beach, Alabama, and whose unique gift of noticing things that others miss helps us understand why things happen and what we can do about it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grupo Nelson 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 AND

Robert, Marie

Summary: When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher explains how pearls of wisdom from the greatest Western philosophers can help us face and make light of some of the daily challenges of modern life. In twelve clever, accessible chapters, you'll get advice from Epicurus about how to disconnect from constant news alerts and social media updates, Nietzsche's take on getting in shape, John Stuart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2019

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Andrews, Andy

Summary: In this blend of fiction, allegory, and inspiration, Andrews tells the story of Jones--a mysterious man who shows up when things look the darkest for the people of Orange Beach, Alabama, and whose unique gift of noticing things that others miss helps us understand why things happen and what we can do about it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170.44 AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 170.44 And

Andrews, Andy

Summary: In the quiet coastal town of Fairhope, Alabama, a mysterious old man named Jones has set up shop to do the one thing he knows best: "noticing" the little things that make a big difference in people's lives. This time, however, he's doing it in front of an audience--a parenting class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Pub. Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170.44 AND

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: This is a book that picks up where his father's book, The Four Agreements, left off. Building on the principles found in his father's international bestseller (2.5 million copies sold in the US), Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr explores the ways in which we attach ourselves inappropriately to beliefs and the world. This is ancient wisdom for finding your true self. Ruiz explores the five levels of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House UK 2013

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Ruiz, Miguel

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Identifies four self-limiting beliefs that impede one's experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amber-Allen Pub. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.792 RUI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 299.792 Rui

James, Simon

Summary: "When Stanley's Mom has to go away for work, Stanley decides to take off, too--all the way to Mars. Can the Martian who takes his place on Earth get by in Stanley's family even in Mom's absence?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC JAM

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Gottlieb, Daniel

Summary: "The Wisdom We're Born With explores the desire to live that we carry with us from birth. While some people may believe that it's impossible to acquire perspective like Gottlieb's without a similarly catastrophic life experience, the fact is that every infant possesses a raw need to keep on going. Gottlieb's book awakens us to the idea of our natural perspective, traces the growth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 GOT