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DePino, Catherine.

Summary: "Covers 101 topics helpful to women about to retire or in the midst of retirement such as financial planning, second careers, hobbies, health issues, emotional and physical challenges, nourishing friendships, and living a meaningful life"--Provided by publisher".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paragon House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 DEP

Knight, Sarah

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Presents an irreverent guide to letting go of the weight of others' expectations and doubling down on one's dreams to find real, lasting happiness. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jamieson, Alexandra

Summary: "A holistic health counselor and co-star of award-winning documentary Super Size Me explores women's cravings--for food, sleep, sex, movement, companionship, inspiration--and teaches them to listen to their bodies for a healthier, fuller life. Transformational health expert Alexandra Jamieson is a woman on a mission. Having overcome her own food addictions and the weight and health problems...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 JAM

Rubin, Gretchen Craft.

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good. Infused with her compelling voice and funny stories, she illustrates the core principles of habit formation with dozens of strategies that she uses herself and tests out on others. Rubin provides tools to help readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2015

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Dondi

Summary: "The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to the modern reader. Many people today are interested in knowing themselves better, as evidenced by the popularity of personality tests online and in magazines. They want to know the reason behind their responses to situations. In this book, Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2016

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Cleantis, Tracey

Summary: "When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in TheNext Happy. If you believe, you can do anything. Although well-meaning, these intended words of inspiration can make us feel like failures....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2015

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

Wiking, Meik

Summary: Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge. Loosely translated, Hygge--pronounced Hoo-ga--is a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. "Hygge is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 948.9 WIK

Berest, Anne

Summary: "Four fabulous, smart, savvy French women offer up their highly amusing insider take on Parisian life, love, and liberty How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion, and attitude. Unlike other books on French style, this one is full of wit and self-deprecating humor. The authors--Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 BER

Gay, Jason

Summary: "The Wall Street Journal's popular columnist Jason Gay delivers a hilarious and heartfelt guide to modern living. Four times a week, millions of men and women turn to Jason Gay's column in The Wall Street Journal. Why is Gay so celebrated? It starts withhis amusing, fan's-eye-view of the sports world, which he loves but doesn't take too seriously. But his most celebrated features are his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 GAY

Grazer, Brian

Summary: "From Academy Award-nominated producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed business journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly entertaining peek into the weekly "curiosity conversations" that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows--from 24 to A Beautiful Mind. For decades, film and TV producer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly "curiosity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.8 GRA

Harris, Dan

Summary: "A spiritual book written for--and by--someone who would otherwise never read a spiritual book, 10% HAPPIER is both a deadly serious and seriously funny look at mindfulness and meditation as the next big public health revolution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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Owen, Amanda.

Summary: "This book from consultant-coach Amanda Owen (author of The Power of Receiving) presents self-improvement strategies for women and a radically different approach to helping them achieve their goals, reduce stress, and create better health and happiness by using the power that already exists within them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1082 OWE

Spiegel, Amy Rose

Summary: "With whip-smart prose, reminiscent of Roxane Gay and Meghan Daum, ACTION interweaves Spiegel's own sexual autobiography with loving advice on one-night stands, relationships, and everything in between. ACTION is a book about sex that people won't feel embarrassed about owning. There are absolutely zero provocatively shaped fruit on the cover, for one. In ACTION, Amy Rose Spiegel exhorts you to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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

Shah, Neil.

Summary: " A simple, straightforward guide to managing the daily stress in your life. Too busy to get everything done? Lie awake at night worrying and fretting? It is all too easy to feel out of control in the modern world. With so many demands on your time, you can feel overstretched and overburdened. However, there are easy ways to gain control and banish your worries for good. This accessible book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 SHA

Bono, Tim

Summary: Are you as authentically happy as your social media profiles make it seem? When a group of researchers asked young adults around the globe what their number one priority was in life, the top answer was "happiness." Not success, fame, money, looks, or love...but happiness. For a rising generation of young adults raised as digital natives in a fast-paced, ultra-connected world, authentic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 158 BON

Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos

Summary: "In her new book, Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive delves into the sleep revolution that is happening all across the world - a revolution that can transform our lives. Sleep, she writes, is one of humanity's great unifiers, binding us to each other, to our ancestors, to our past, and to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony 2016

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Arnold, Caroline L.

Summary: "A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major self-improvement Whether trying to lose weight, save money, or get organized, we're always setting goals and making resolutions but rarely following through on them. Determination and willpower aren't strong enough to defeat our mass of ingrained habits; to succeed we have to learn how to focus our self-control on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 Arnold 2014

Blankson, Amy

Summary: "Technology-at least in theory-is improving our productivity, efficiency, and communication. The one thing it's not doing is making us happier. We are experiencing historically high levels of depression and dissatisfaction. But it doesn't have to be that way. Technology can drive-not diminish-human happiness. Our brains receive 11 million bits of information every second but can only process 40...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 158 BLA

Marino, Gordon Daniel

Summary: Offers an introduction to existentialism and how readers can use the lessons of its proponents to improve their lives and become more emotionally attuned human beings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 142 MAR

Wellings, Nigel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An accessible guide from an expert on Mindfulness on how to get the most out of meditation--and make the practice a permanent part of your daily life. Meditation is supposed to be a practice that's relaxing and beneficial...so why is it so hard to commit to? While many people have taken workshops in meditation, a significant number don't maintain their practice for long after the class is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2016

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London, Stacy.

Summary: The author, the style savant cohost of TLC's What Not to Wear examines the universal obstacles all women, including herself, put in their way. With her unique talent for seeing past disastrous wardrobes to the core emotional issues that caused these sartorial crises, she has transformed not only the looks but also the lives of hundreds of guests who have appeared on What Not to Wear. Now for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

Hanson, Rick

Summary: "SEE THROUGH THE LIES YOUR BRAIN TELLS YOU Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Your brain was wired this way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so muchfrom the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive. Life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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

Newman, Wendy

Summary: "Wendy Newman has made every imaginable dating mistake--so you don't have to. Part guidebook, part personal tell-all, 121 First Dates chronicles Wendy's funny, real-life dating misadventures and the practical wisdom she gained from them. Her tales will find you laughing, commiserating, and nodding your head as you learn how to stay in the dating game until you find the right man, just like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books/Beyond Words 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lombardo, Elizabeth.

Summary: "Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their behaviors can wreak havoc on both their physical health and their psychological well-being. Timely and transformative, Better than Perfect by Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo offers step-by-step instructions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2014

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