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Greer, Carl

Summary: A practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greer's method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights and energies derived during the use of modalities that tap into the unconscious so that they may consciously choose the changes they would like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Findhorn Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 150 GRE

Gladwell, Malcolm

Summary: An introduction to the Tipping Point theory explains how minor changes in ideas and products can increase their popularity and how small adjustments in an individual's immediate environment can alter group behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302 GLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302 GLA

Davenport, Barrie

Summary: Declutter Your Mind details the habits, actions, and mindsets you can use to clean up the mental clutter that might be holding you back from being more focused and mindful. Wall Street Journal bestselling authors S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport show how to change a specific aspect of your life that might be causing you to feel stressed or overwhelmed. This book is for anyone who recognizes how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oldtown Publishing 2016

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Bolen, Jean Shinoda

Summary: In Jean Shinoda Bolen's best-selling, game-changing Goddesses in Everywoman, myths came to life in a whole new way that resonated with our own lives. Even fictional character Bridget Jones was reading that book. Now comes Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, a groundbreaking new book that explores the archetype of the activist. Indomitable means untamed, unsubdued. It is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conari Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 BOL

Summary: Without consent, sexual intercourse is nothing less than rape. This program offers insights into sexual victimization through interviews with a young woman who was raped in her own home by an armed assailant and a young man who was expelled from college on a charge of acquaintance rape. Also, a rehabilitation service for sexual offenders is profiled, with an emphasis on the treatment of deviant...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Tharp, Twyla

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "One of the world's leading artists--a living legend--and bestselling author of The Creative Habit shares her secrets for harnessing vitality and finding purpose as you age. From insight to action, Keep It Moving is a guidebook for expanding one's possibilities over the course of a lifetime"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Anderson, Susan

Summary: "Through therapists and word-of-mouth, thousands have discovered this formerly out-of-print classic. This is because abandonment - stemming from divorce, breakups, death, or the loss of friendship, health, a job, or a dream - is a challenge faced in every life. No other workbook so directly and practically addresses this issue. Readers learn to face five stages - shattering, withdrawal,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 AND

Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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

Hyatt, Michael S.

Summary: A former CEO and best-selling author provides a proven system for people looking to take their personal goals off the backburner and create and execute a plan to achieve their personal, intellectual, business, relationship or financial dreams. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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

Safina, Carl

Summary: Follows a pack of wolves at Yellowstone National Park and domestic dogs including the author's own pets, and describes their capacity for perception, thought, and emotion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.56 SAF

Summary: Echoing the infamous Milgram experiment from the 1960s, this ABC News program sets up a psychological test in which an authority figure urges men and women to inflict pain. Test administrator and social psychologist Dr. Jerry Burger interprets the disturbing findings. The program also analyzes the 1971 Stanford prison experiment as well as the 2004 hoax in which a McDonald's manager and her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Philip Zimbardo has spent decades researching the transformation of character that occurs when generally good people are led to engage in evil actions. In this lecture, Zimbardo discourses on theories of conformity, prejudice, aggression, social influence, and antisocial behavior. Topics include the permeability of behavioral boundaries; the nature of evil and its societal consequences;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Abblett, Mitch

Summary: "Being a teen in today's world isn't easy, and there are plenty of reasons to feel angry. Maybe you're struggling with your grades, read something upsetting in the news, are being bullied, feel rejected or let down, or have experienced something traumatic. You aren't alone, and your emotions are normal and valid. It's impossible to go through life without feeling anger some of the time. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 152.4 Abb

McGonigal, Kelly.

Summary: "More than forty-four percent of Americans admit to losing sleep over stress. And while most of us do everything we can to reduce it, Stanford psychologist and bestselling author Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., delivers a startling message: Stress isn't bad. In The Upside of Stress, McGonigal highlights new research indicating that stress can, in fact, make us stronger, smarter, and happier--if we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, a member of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 MCG

Summary: Better self-control begins with an understanding of the psychological factors that affect behavior. Section one of this program focuses on the influence of brain structure, brain chemistry, and genetics on behavior; section two illustrates key concepts of psychoanalytic theory; and section three distinguishes between classical and operant conditioning. Strengths and limitations of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Gopnik, Alison

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call 'parenting' is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the concept of parenting and the multibillion dollar industry surrounding it have transformed child care into obsessive, controlling, and goal-oriented labor intended to create a particular kind of child and thereby a particular kind of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 GOP

Hills, Rachel

Summary: "Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. But beneath the veneer of glossy hedonism, millennial journalist Rachel Hills argues that we are in the grip of a new brand of sexual control. Cosmopolitan meets Foucault in this full-scale investigation of the role that sex plays in today's culture. Coming of age in the early 2000s,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 Hills

Summary: In 2001, the last piece of a serial rape/murder case that had tantalized London police for nearly 20 years finally fell into place. In this program, retired FBI profiler Robert Ressler, LAPD psychologist Kris Mohandie, and British law enforcement professionals discuss the history and techniques of criminal profiling within the context of the Railway Rapist crimes that terrorized greater London...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Cohen, Gene D.

Summary: Discusses the findings of current research which demonstate that experience and reduced effects of emotion can result in the older brain being more creative and more efficient in certain intellectual tasks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.6713 COH

Hertenstein, Matthew J.

Summary: "What does a yearbook photo have to do with future marital success? Can the CEO's appearance tell you anything about a company's quarterly earnings? In The Tell, psychologist Matthew Hertenstein reveals that our intuition is surprisingly good at using small clues to make big predictions, and shows how we can make better decisions by homing in on the right details. Drawing on rigorous research...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.6 HER

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd

Summary: "Double Take is a fact-packed look at how science is tackling stereotypes. In the intermediate grades, students are likely to encounter and recognize all kinds of stereotypes. Our brains constantly use categories to sort and label the things (and people) around us -- both with good results and frightening ones. This book explores how we all use stereotypes and how science can help us to build...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.3 KYI

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Asiyah Najjar enjoys playing volleyball with her friend, Lucy, and the rest of the players in their recreational league, but this year Lucy has talked her into joining the travel team--and suddenly volleyball is a lot more demanding, and a lot less fun, then it used to be, and easy-going Asiyah must learn to dig deep if she does not want to let her teammates down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Novak, Ali

Summary: Felicity, seventeen, has struggled to meet her mother's expectations since her older sister disappeared, and when she connects with a famous band member at a charity ball, she begins to consider what will make her truly happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NOV

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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