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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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

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

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

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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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 158.2 BRO

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

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

Forna, Aminatta

3 holds on 2 copies

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

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

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

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, Call number: FICTION POR

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Rongen, Renee.

Summary: A collection of quotes, vignettes, and stories illustrated with art by and for women.

Publisher / Publication Date: Kittleson Creek Press 2012

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

Rubart, James L.

Summary: "What if a balm for your greatest pain appeared in a lost corridor on the far side of a remote lake? Would you search for it? Or dismiss it as nonsense? Jake Palmer's annual lake-house vacation with longtime friends was supposed to be relaxing--it was supposed to take his mind off his recent divorce. But when he meets an elderly man early one morning on the lake, his world tips on its side. The...

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RUB

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