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Brafman, Ori.

Summary: A journey into the hidden psychological influences that derail our decision-making. Why is it so difficult to end a doomed relationship? Why do we listen to advice just because it came from someone "important"? Why are we more likely to fall in love when there's danger involved? Here, organizational thinker Ori Brafman and his brother, psychologist Rom Brafman, answer these questions and more....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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

Tsabary, Shefali

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 TSA

Audoin-Rouzeau, Stéphane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.344 AUD

Paris, Erna

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 PAR

Dychtwald, Maddy

Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 DYC

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD THA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Th

Covey, Sean

Summary: En el estilo de la clásica serie Los 7 hábitos, Sean Covey nos ofrece una entretenida e informativa guía para navegar la adolescencia. Ser joven es tan maravilloso como desafiante. En Los 7 hábitos de los adolescentes altamente efectivos, Sean Covey aplica los principios imperecederos de la serie Los 7 Hábitos a las difíciles circunstancias y decisiones que enfrentan los jóvenes. De manera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH COV

Benson, Brian

Summary: "Brian Benson has a million life plans but no sense of direction. So when he meets and falls for Rachel, he's ready to go wherever she'll take him. In a whirlwind of new love, they embark on a bicycle trip from northern Wisconsin to western Oregon. As the pair progress through stunning landscapes, they contend with merciless winds, vivid characters, broken bikes and bodies--and the looming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.6 Benson 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEN

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oldtown Publishing 2016

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Warner, Melanie

Summary: Grief knows no age. Death of a child is devastating, whether it's a young mother with a stillborn baby or an elderly father mourning the loss of his middle-aged son from cancer. For parents who have suffered the loss of a child, the path to recovery is often scattered with deep emotional struggle with few known comforts or resources. Stories of Hope and Healing from Other Parents After the loss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Builders Publishing 2016

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

Summary: Reveals the complicated effects the web is having on our society as seen through the eyes of artist, futurist, and visionary, Josh Harris. Director Ondi Timoner documented more than a decade of Harris' increasingly tumultuous life and experiments, including one that involved living under 24-hour electronic surveillance, which led to his mental collapse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

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

Phillips, Christopher

Summary: In The Rivers Ran Backward, historian Christopher Phillips sheds light on the fluid regional identities of the "Middle Border" states during the Civil War era. Far from forming a fixed and static boundary between the North and South, the border states experienced fierce internal conflicts over their political and social loyalties. White supremacy and widespread support for the existence of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 PHI

Florio, John

Summary: "...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.83 FLO

Thaler, Richard H.

Summary: Offering a study of the application of the science of choice, a guide that uses examples from all aspects of life demonstrates how it is possible to design environments that make it more likely for us to act in our own interests.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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Walker, Jackie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 391.201 WAL

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Summary: "...A meditative exploration of silence and the impact of noise on our lives....takes us on an immersive cinematic journey around the globe--from a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto, to the streets of Mumbai, the loudest city in on the planet--and inspires us to both experience silence and celebrate the wonders of our world"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Faust, Drew Gilpin.

Summary: An illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War. During the war, approximately 620,000 soldiers lost their lives. An equivalent proportion of today's population would be six million. This book explores the impact of this enormous death toll from every angle: material, political,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Faust

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.71 FAU
1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.71 FAU

Bishop, Bill.

Summary: America may be more diverse than ever coast to coast, but the places where we live are becoming increasingly crowded with people who live, think, and vote as we do. We've built a country where we can all choose the neighborhood--and church and news show--most compatible with our lifestyle and beliefs. And we are living with the consequences of this way-of-life segregation. Our country has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 BIS

Junger, Sebastian

Summary: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians -- but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Boldy, Michaela

Summary: "For any mom-to-be looking to improve her childbirth experience, no matter her birth plan. Conventional medicine does not address the fear and anxiety women experience in labor. Essential Oils for Childbirth provides mothers-to-be and their partners the information they need to address this fear and anxiety by safely using aromatherapy to increase the laboring mother's wellbeing and childbirth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2018

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Greene, Jayson

Summary: "As the book opens: two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A brick crumbles from a windowsill overhead, striking her unconscious, and she is immediately rushed to the hospital. But although it begins with this event and with the anguish Jayson and his wife, Stacy, confront in the wake of their daughter's trauma and the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GREENE, JAYSON GRE

Kleiman, Karen R.

Summary: Over 90 percent of new mothers have scary, intrusive thoughts about their baby and themselves. What if I drop him? What if I snap and hurt my baby? Mothering is so hard - I don't know if I really want to do this anymore. Gosh, I'm so terrible for thinking that! Yet for too many mothers, those thoughts remain secret, hidden away in shame that make you feel even worse. But here's the good news:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familius LLC 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 618.76 KLE

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA