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Ferriss, Timothy

Summary: "When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own...author Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed profiles, he shares their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 651 FER

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True, Inc. 2017

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Bishop, Gary John

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Summary: What's standing in the way of you living your best life? Most people would reference things like relationships with other people, money, their job, or unfortunate circumstances. None of these explanations make any difference. Through decades of working with people as a personal development coach, Gary John Bishop has determined that the barrier is one thing only: you. If you're easily offended,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Hiaasen, Carl

Summary: Hiaasen presents "The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear," telling graduates (or new job-holders, or brides-and-grooms, or newly-released ex-convicts) the truth: you need to disregard the lame platitudes, keep disillusionment at bay, and assume that bad things will happen in life. Yes, life is a shit storm. No, you're not all doomed. And you might even survive with a sense of humor intact.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 HIA

Itzler, Jesse

Summary: Entrepreneur and one-time rapper (under the name Jesse Jaymes) Jesse Itzler's life is bold and risky until he realizes he's ready for a major change. He decides to take up residence with the New Skete monks, a Russian Orthodox religious order in upstate New York. What he learns about the monks-- and himself-- is the focus of this memoir.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2018

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Metz, Chrissy

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...

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

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

Carroll, Ryder

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Summary: For years, Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the Bullet Journal that helped him become consistently focused and effective. When he started sharing his system with friends who faced similar challenges, it went viral. Just a few years later, to his astonishment,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2018

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Magnusson, Margareta

Summary: In Sweden there is a kind of decluttering called döstädning, dö meaning "death" and städning meaning "cleaning." Margareta instructs readers to embrace minimalism, and suggests which possessions you can easily get rid of (unworn clothes, unwanted presents, more plates than you'd ever use) and which you might want to keep (photographs, love letters, a few of your children's art projects)....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.5 MAG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 648.5 MAG

Arch, Liz

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Summary: Offers an integrated approach to healing from trauma. Helps you to take control of your own healing and reclaim wholeness with movement, mindfulness, and nutrition.

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613 ARC

Brown, Adrienne M.

Summary: "Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns. Rather than steel ourselves against such change, this book invites us to feel, map,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2017

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Roth, Robert

Summary: Medical experts agree that the epidemic of stress is damaging our physical and emotional health at younger and younger ages. While there is no single cure, the Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple practice that dramatically changes how we respond to stress and life's challenges. With scientifically proven benefits -- reduced stress and anxiety, and improved focus, sleep, resilience,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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

Thomas, Paul

Summary: "Opiate addiction is the single greatest public health crisis facing Americans--it affects over 2 million people and kills 115 of them every single day. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under fifty. Even as opiate addiction skyrockets, more people than ever before are hooked on alcohol, sedatives, cigarettes, and even screens. The face and prevalence of addiction...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 THO