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Antill, Sara.

Contents: Strengths for success -- What is zest? -- Get excited! -- Showing zest at school -- Zest on the prairie -- Look on the bright side -- Finding zest in others -- Growing your zest -- Balancing your strengths -- My report card : zest.

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 153.1533 ANT

Korschunow, Irina.

Summary: A young dragon comes to stay with Adam for awhile and they help each other overcome the problems that make their school days unhappy.

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KOR

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...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findhorn Press 2014

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Brogaard, Berit

Summary: "The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses, savants, virtuosos, and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acquired truly extraordinary talents, one way or another. Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities, the authors even reveal how we can acquire some of them ourselves--from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged...

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2015

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

Bennett, Michael

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to managing all of life's impossible problems. Need to stop screwing up? Feel like you're under a loser's curse? Work with an ass? Want to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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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.

Publisher / Publication Date: FingerTouch Books 2015

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

Brown, Brené

Summary: A life-changing book that uses new research to challenge old beliefs about belonging, from the author of the landmark bestsellers Rising Strong; Daring Greatly; and The Gifts of Imperfection.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Havrilesky, Heather

Summary: "By the author of the popular advice column Ask Polly, featured weekly on New York Magazine's The Cut, this is a collection of brand new, impassioned, and inspiring letters,"--Amazon.com.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 HAV

Moorjani, Anita

Summary: "Following her near-death experience as shared in the New York Times bestseller Dying to Be Me, Anita Moorjani knows well the truths that exist beyond common knowledge and acceptance. The clarity she has gained has led her to further understand who she was born to be. Part of that truth has involved contemplating the cultural myths infused into our everyday lives. Passed down from generation to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House, Inc. 2016

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 158 MOO

Byrne, Hugh G.

Summary: "Almost everyone has a bad habit--or two, or three. But some bad habits, such as habitual drinking, emotional overeating, self-criticism, chronic worrying, or even spending too much time in front of the TV can take a toll on our health and happiness. The Here-and-Now Habit provides powerful practices based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help readers rewire their brain and finally break the...

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 BYR

Pancol, Katherine

Summary: Excellent feuilleton contemporain basé sur un mensonge accepté. Une jeune médiéviste compose un livre qui sera signé par sa soeur. S'ensuit une romanesque histoire bien tricotée. [SDM].

Publisher / Publication Date: Le Livre de poche 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 PAN FRENCH

Dugard, Jaycee Lee

Summary: "In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own. When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was missing...

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUG

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUGARD, JAYCEE LEE DUG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUGARD DUG

Chopra, Deepak

Summary: "Feel more beautiful, healthy, and energized than you have in years! Now,a revolutionary new way of helping you realize the true beauty that is your birthright! Deepak Chopra, a leading pioneer of integrative medicine and New York Times bestselling author of What Are You Hungry For?, and Kimberly Snyder, a Hollywood superstar nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author of The Beauty...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 CHO

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...

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2016

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

Forman, Gayle

Summary: Meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves. But, as is so often the case, once she gets to where she's going, she sees her life from a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Forman 2016

Harris, Alex

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Two Christian teenage writers challenge their peers to create a brighter future, combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility and providing humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life "rebelutionaries"in action.

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2008

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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...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Porter, Jane

Summary: "In the wake of a tragedy that tore her life down to the foundations, Dr. Alison McAdams has lost her way. So when she's summoned to Napa to care for her ailing father, she's not sure she has anything to offer him--or anyone else. What Ali finds in Northern California wine country is a gift--an opportunity to rest, and distance from her painful memories. Most unexpectedly, she finds people who...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POR

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...

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.8 GRA

Anam, Tahmima

Summary: "From the award-winning, nationally bestselling author of A Golden Age and The Good Muslim comes a lyrical, deeply moving modern love story about belonging, migration, tragedy, survival, and the mysteries of origins. On the eve of her departure to find the bones of the walking whale--the fossil that provides a missing link in our evolution--Zubaida Haque falls in love with Elijah Strong, a man...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Corlett, Anne

Summary: "All Jamie Allenby ever wanted was space. Even though she wasn't forced to emigrate from Earth, she willingly left the overpopulated, claustrophobic planet. And when a long relationship devolved into silence and suffocating sadness, she found work on a frontier world on the edges of civilization. Then the virus hit ... Now Jamie finds herself dreadfully alone, with all that's left of the dead....

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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Forman, Gayle

Summary: For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention--meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Afterward, surprised...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Brown, Brené.

Summary: The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the Number One New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending.

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 158 BRO

DeNomme, Donna.

Summary: Ophelia struggles to find her own identity and clashes with her mother over her strict rules. Her Japanese grandmother helps her find herself by telling her stories about goddesses.

Publisher / Publication Date: Inlightened Source Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction DeNomme 2009