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Metz, Chrissy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: As Kate Pearson on the television show This Is Us, Metz presents a character that viewers see themselves in, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Now she shares her story, and shows how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. She offers practical applications of her insights, blending love and experience. Metz encourages us all to claim our...

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2018

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Orloff, Judith

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Summary: "What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath? "Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain," says Dr. Judith Orloff. "But for empaths it goes much further. We actually feel others' emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without the usual defenses that most people have." The Empath's Survival Guide is an invaluable resource...

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True, Inc. 2017

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Davenport, Barrie

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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...

Publisher / Publication Date: Oldtown Publishing 2016

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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...

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

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Carey, Peter

Summary: The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in southeastern Australia. Together they enter...

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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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...

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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Bennett, Michael

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 BYR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 Byrne 2016

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUGARD DUG

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: "The beloved spiritual teacher builds on the message of his enduring New York Times and international bestseller The Four Agreements with this profound guide that takes us deeper into the tradition of Toltec wisdom, helping us find and use the hidden power within us to achieve our fullest lives. In The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz introduced seekers on the path to enlightenment to the...

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Forna, Aminatta

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Summary: A fox makes its way across London's Waterloo Bridge. The distraction causes two pedestrians to collide - Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes, and Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist there to deliver a keynote speech. In this delicate tale of love and loss, of cruelty and kindness, Aminatta Forna asks us to consider the interconnectedness of lives, our co-existence with one another...

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION POR

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: 248.83 HAR

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.8 GRA

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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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 158 BLA

Siegel, Daniel J.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "This groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering, science-based meditation practice. Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one's day-to-day life. An in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation's...

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2018

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