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Aging Joyfully: A Woman’s Guide to Optimal Health, Relationships, and Fulfillment for Her 50s and Beyond

Recommended as a worthy update to other books on this often underrepresented topic.

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How To Think Strategically: Sharpen Your Mind, Develop Competency

An excellent primer on nurturing an essential life skill.

Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers

This book is a feast for avid lit lovers and foodies alike.

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The Right Kind of Strong: Surprisingly Simple Habits of a Spiritually Strong Woman

This book would be especially useful in a women’s Bible study as well as for individual women wishing to grow in their faith.

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The Intelligence Trap: Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes

This fascinating read provides solutions for combating misinformation that are particularly helpful in today’s political climate.

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A Course in Meditation: A 21-Day Workout for Your Consciousness

Simultaneously a great primer for readers wanting to try meditation and a guide for experienced meditators who wish to take their practice to the next level.

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Healthy Habits Suck: How To Get Off the Couch and Live a Healthy Life...Even If You Don’t Want to

A realistic read that will prod even the most stubborn fast-food eating couch potato to take action toward a healthier lifestyle.

Working Daughter: How To Care for Your Aging Parents While Making a Living

This book provides much-needed support for the growing population of women caregivers. Highly recommended for both public and personal collections.

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Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential

Ideal for those well versed in New Age language, who are eager to go the extra mile to achieving a higher consciousness.

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Your Turn: Ways To Celebrate Life Through Storytelling

This thought-provoking title will stimulate readers to think and write about the experiences that have shaped their lives, while informing the direction for the path forward.

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Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder: Understanding, Supporting & Connecting with Your Partner

Harron’s emotional and practical advice for this growing global predicament comes highly recommended.

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Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You’ll Ever Need

While many books concentrate on either the emotional aspects of clutter or tips for getting rid of it, McCubbin interweaves both, resulting in highly practical guidance.

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The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World

Knowledgeable insights and solutions for increasing sensitivity and overall humane functioning in an often cold world.
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Emotional Advantage: Embracing All Your Feelings To Create a Life You Love

Reminiscent of the animated film Inside Out, the information here will undoubtedly move readers toward a more abundant, satisfying life.
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I Love You, But I Hate Your Politics: How To Protect Your Intimate Relationships in a Poisonous Partisan World

An excellent choice for those coming to terms with a family member's alternate view. Another solid resource is Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers's I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening). Both are highly recommended.
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Millenneagram: The Enneagram Guide for Discovering Your Truest, Baddest Self

The beauty of this system is discovering and celebrating one's true self, and while Paasch's material may be valuable, her irreverent tone might be a turnoff for some readers, while attractive to others.
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Connecting Generations: Bridging the Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial Divide

Herring's words add a lot to our understanding of generational perspectives. Appendixes featuring a family technology action plan, a health-care transition guide, and a bibliography of experts and organizational resources serve as catalysts for further intergenerational discussion.
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Contemplative Caregiving: Finding Healing, Compassion, and Spiritual Growth Through End-of-Life Care

Baugher removes the drudgery from caregiving to offer readers greater goals on which to focus. Recommended for all caregivers and anyone about to enter that space.
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I Just Haven't Met You Yet: Finding Empowerment in Dating, Love, and Life

A compelling read that will undoubtedly be of comfort and assistance to anyone in the dating world. Recommended for all those interested in finding a new relationship.
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Crafting Meaningful Wedding Rituals: A Practical Guide

This no-frills guide to customizing wedding rituals is perfect for those who are willing to put the time and energy into the process.
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We Regret To Inform You: A Survival Guide for Gold Star Parents and Those Who Support Them

A heart-wrenching yet practical, positive look at a somewhat hidden issue.
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The Art of Noticing: 131 Ways To Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, and Discover Joy in the Everyday

A delightful read recommended for both individual and public libraries.

I'm Saying No! Standing Up Against Sexual Harassment and Sexual Pressure

This comprehensive book supplies women and interested general readers with everything they need to know, from healing after childhood abuse to ending sexual harassment. Essential for all women.

The Atlas of Happiness: The Global Secrets of How To Be Happy

Highly recommended.

Beyond Beautiful: A Practical Guide To Being Happy, Confident, and You in a Looks-Obsessed World

This compact book delves into every aspect of the body-image problem and sets forth feasible ideas for accepting one's physical appearance to enhance confidence and joy.

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible

Highly recommended for individuals and all libraries.
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What Matters Most: The Get Your Sh*T Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance, and Life's "What Ifs."

Reynolds provides not only sound counseling but a straightforward plan for when the unthinkable occurs. Sally Balch Hurme's Checklist for My Family is another excellent resource for end-of-life matters.
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Do You Have Kids? Life When the Answer Is No

Supported by extensive factual material and fascinating personal anecdotes, this engaging work provides thorough insight into the varied and fruitful lives of non-moms.
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Worried? Science Investigates Some of Life's Common Concerns

Validated information that will assist readers in determining what is and isn't worth fretting about and how to mitigate the dangers.

Help Yourself Now: A Practical Guide to Finding the Information and Assistance You Need

An excellent reference for all libraries and counseling centers.
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Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World

A pleasant read that reassures us it's okay to lounge around in old sweats and socks.
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Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving

A powerful salve in the midst of rudeness and disrespect seen in society today.
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Childless Living: The Joys and Challenges of Life Without Children

Steeped in thoughtful research, this intimate portrait of childless living would serve as a valuable sociological tool for understanding family structures as well as a guide for readers considering the childfree option.
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Playing with FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early): How Far Would You Go for Financial Freedom?

While Rieckens began his austere existence after a lifestyle of affluence, readers will benefit from the wisdom of saving today in the hope of a brighter tomorrow.
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The Little Book of Being: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering Your Natural Awareness

An efficient, handy guide to mindfulness techniques for those already embracing the concept but who aren't sure they're doing it right.
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Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks To Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Out of literally dozens of tips and ideas, readers should be able to find at least one to employ to make their lives better. Recommended for all public libraries.
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Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter & Organize To Make More Room for Happiness

Rubin's many fans will flock to this title, as will anyone seeking a quick and easy fix to the persistent problem of clutter.
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Better Balance for Life: Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine

These excellent illustrated instructions that can easily be performed will help seniors increase their strength and avoid injury.
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The Daily Flame: 365 Love Letters from Your Inner Pilot Light

Rankin's unique offering will be appreciated by anyone open to enhancing their spirituality.
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The 6 Keys: Unlock Your Genetic Potential for Ageless Strength, Health, and Beauty

Michaels puts together a comprehensive strategy for feeling better today and aging well in the future.
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Where Did You Go? A Life-Changing Journey To Connect with Those We've Lost

A fascinating read for those open to paranormal experiences.
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13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don't Do: Own Your Power, Channel Your Confidence, and Find Your Authentic Voice for a Life of Meaning and Joy

Exemplary guidance for women of all ages.
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Success Habits: Proven Principles for Greater Wealth, Health, and Happiness

Hill's writing continues to prove timeless, and his advice remains on target for readers today.
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Career Defense 101: How To Stop Sexual Harassment Without Quitting Your Job

Important holistic legal advice that advocates for women facing sexual harassment.
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Stop Staring at Screens! A Digital Detox for the Whole Family

This beautifully laid-out book provides everything one needs to regulate screen time and increase in-person interactions.
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Love for Imperfect Things: How To Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection

Quick, easy lessons for developing and increasing our practice of empathy toward ourselves and others.
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I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening): A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations

A must-read and relevant text for anyone talking about today's politics.
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Coping with Critical, Demanding, and Dysfunctional Parents: Powerful Strategies To Help Adult Children Maintain Boundaries and Stay Sane

Highly recommended for anyone who has suffered the effects of a dysfunctional family.
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Reimagining Death: Stories and Practical Wisdom for Home Funerals and Green Burials

Recommended for all readers but especially those whose loved ones are facing death in the near future.
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Getting Real About Getting Older: Conversations About Aging Better

A realistic yet optimistic guide to the "golden" years.
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Mastering Adulthood: Go Beyond Adulting To Become an Emotional Grown-Up

Great for mindfulness devotees but otherwise an optional purchase.
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On the Other Side of Chaos: Understanding the Addiction of a Loved One

While rather densely written, this overall valuable guide will be welcomed by family members of loved ones struggling with dependance habits.
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The Laws of Human Nature

While hefty in size, this readable and relevant tome should have wide appeal.
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Zen Teen: 40 Ways To Stay Calm When Life Gets Stressful

While this book will benefit individual readers, it's also well suited to youth groups or friends getting together to chill.
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Know Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth; Expanded Edition

Excellent advice for women just starting their careers as well as seasoned veterans.
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If You Ask Me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt

Particularly appealing to Roosevelt fans but strongly recommended for all engaged citizens.
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Everything Is Negotiable: The 5 Tactics To Get What You Want in Life, Love & Work

Great advice for self-reflection and having our personal and professional needs met.
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How To Be Happy: Overcoming Mind Problems

A fascinating look at a host of maladies with the potential to prevent true happiness.
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Creating Sanctuary: Sacred Garden Spaces, Plant-Based Medicine, and Daily Practices To Achieve Happiness and Well-Being

An enticing invitation for communing with nature.
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H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer's Journey: Help, Organization, Preparation, & Education for the Road Ahead

A useful, step-by-step guide for anyone new to caring for those with Alzheimer's.
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Surviving Mass Victim Attacks: What To Do When the Unthinkable Happens

This essential instructional manual should be on every library shelf. Highly recommended.
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Winter's Graces: The Surprising Gifts of Later Life

A joyous, optimistic addition to works about aging.
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Are u ok? A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health; How To Know If You Need Help and Where To Find It

An exemplary guide for anyone wondering if they or someone close to them may benefit from mental health therapy.
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Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People—and Break Free

A fascinating and necessary study of rampant gaslighting and how to steer clear of being a victim.
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Close Your Eyes, Get Free: Use Self-Hypnosis To Reduce Stress, Quit Bad Habits, and Achieve Greater Relaxation and Focus

A simple, realistic way to rid oneself of self-destructive patterns and proactively pursue change.
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The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies for the Long Haul

An engaging read that will appeal to anyone who is feeling overwhelmed and looking for support.
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Didn't See It Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges That No One Expects and Everyone Experiences

Recommended, particularly for readers of faith-based works.
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Mastering Memory: Techniques To Turn Your Brain from a Sieve to a Sponge

Useful tips for both young and old in building the ability to recall people, places, and things.
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Let Go of Emotional Overeating and Love Your Food: A Five-Point Plan for Success

Compassionate wisdom for all who suffer from emotional overeating.
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Hack Your Anxiety: How To Make Your Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and Work

While lengthy, this worthy resource offers workable solutions for a common struggle.
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Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World

A highly readable and attractive resource for anyone looking to slow down and decompress.
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Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief

Highly recommended for anyone in the throes of grief, recent or past.
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Empowered Boundaries: Speaking Truth, Setting Boundaries, and Inspiring Social Change

Highly recommended.
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Raising Grandkids: Inside Skip-Generation Families

Recommended for social workers as well as grandparents raising their children's children.
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Assess, Rebuild, Connect: Creating a New Life Beyond Addiction

Recommended for anyone in recovery, with Gift being more suitable for those open to meditation and affirmations.
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The Power of Yes: Positive and Practical Advice To Help You Live Life to the Full

The text, layout, and realistic suggestions all make for an enlivening read. Recommended.
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Journal Me Organized: The Complete Guide to Practical and Creative Planning

A unique approach to both journaling and daily planning. Highly recommended.
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The Year of the Introvert: A Journal of Daily Inspiration for the Inwardly Inclined

Chung has written a strongly affirming book for all introverts who seek to be engaged and connected in an extrovert world.
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The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing, and Strength When Disaster Strikes

Nadel writes as a survivor, and that gives this book the heft it needs to be a best seller. Highly recommended.
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50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life

An inspiring read for those who are in or have passed through middle age.
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Landwhale: On Turning Insults into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass

A great read for women who are slaving away at diet regimens and trying to meet an ideal feminine form.
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If I Could Tell You Just One Thinghellip…: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice

Solid recommendations from those who have gone through the gauntlet and are flourishing.
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The Courage To Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How To Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness

For those seeking a discourse that helps explain who they are in the world, Kishimi and Koga provide an illuminating conversation. For others who have an inkling of what God wants them to become, Owens fills the bill.
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Be Happy! 35 Powerful Methods for Personal Growth and Well-Being

Ray's advice proves how with a bit of introspection we can change our perception and find fulfillment in the present.
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The Gifts of Acceptance: Embracing People and Things as They Are

A solid reminder to enjoy the life we've been given. Highly recommended.
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The Healthy Mind Toolkit: Simple Strategies To Get Out of Your Own Way and Enjoy Your Life

Practical charts and step-by-step suggestions for behavioral changes make this a helpful resource for spotting errors in thinking and implementing strategies for changing course.
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Dead Serious: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Suicide

Leder has been there and is trained to prevent others from having to suffer suicide's consequences. An excellent book for our time.
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The Sex Issue: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sexuality, Seduction, and Desire

Excellent in terms of presentation, answering real-life questions, and offering straightforward, fact-based information on sexual health.
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Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness

Simply perusing the many photographs of trees that accompany the calming text is sure to soothe the most resistant of hearts.
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Breaking Up with Busy: Real-Life Solutions for Overscheduled Women

Not especially new but still valuable instruction for women who want to slow down but aren't sure where to begin.
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50 Ways To Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking To Find Peace, Clarity, and Connection

Langer's homing in on all the aspects of negative self-talk and worry add breadth to her advice and make it a powerful tool for readers.
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A Course in Mysticism and Miracles: Begin Your Spiritual Adventure

An accomplished explanation of the many facets of mysticism.
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The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships

A fascinating view into different ways of being.If asked what one desires most out of life, many would say meaning and happiness. The books reviewed here will help readers along that path, offering lessons in spiritual adventures and ways to worry less. Some of the tools explored are meditation, enneagrams, and tips for unplugging from social media. Positive relationships are always a frontrunner in a list of "wants," here issues of jealousy and divorce after 50 are thoroughly examined.
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Gray Divorce: What We Lose and Gain from Mid-Life Splits

Recommended.
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The Jealousy Cure: Learn To Trust, Overcome Possessiveness, and Save Your Relationships

Solid counsel for those whose relationships are plagued by jealousy and the individuals it targets.
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Changeable: The Surprising Science Behind Helping Anyone Change*; *Including Your Spouse, Your Kids, Your Coworkers, and Yourself

A useful paradigm for identifying and transforming problem behaviors.
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Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

A welcome prescription for those striving to overcome challenges and realize their aspirations.
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How To Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan To Take Back Your Life

Excellent, realistic advice for anyone wishing/needing to cut down on their screen time.
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When Food Is Comfort: Nurture Yourself Mindfully, Rewire Your Brain, and End Emotional Eating

Simon covers all the bases of a complicated issue and offers genuine hope.
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When Likes Aren't Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness

Although geared toward young adults, Bono's message will benefit older readers as well.
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