Health & Wellness


Book Cover: Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

Author: HELEN THOMSON

ISBN: 9780062391162

An Amazon Best Nonfiction Book of the MonthIndiebound Bestseller Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary casesOur brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, feel emotion, navigate, empathise and understand the...

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Book Cover: More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are

Author: Elaine Welteroth

ISBN: 9780525561583

In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own--on your own termsThroughout her life, Elaine Welteroth has climbed the ranks of media and fashion, shattering ceilings along the way. In this riveting and...

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Book Cover: Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America

Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America

Author: Ayaz Virji M.D.

ISBN: 9780525577201

A powerful true story about a Muslim doctor's service to a small town and the hope of overcoming our country's climate of hostility and fear.In 2013, Ayaz Virji left a comfortable job at an East Coast hospital and moved to a town of 1,400 in Minnesota, feeling called to address...

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Book Cover: Good Juju: Mojos, Rites & Practices for the Magical Soul

Good Juju: Mojos, Rites & Practices for the Magical Soul

Author: Najah Lightfoot

ISBN: 9780738756455

Spiritual Rites, Spell Work, and Folk Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being and Personal Power Learn to better express your spirituality and build up your magical practice with this book's powerful spells, rituals, and tools. Designed to help you navigate whatever ups and downs life throws your way, Good Juju is...

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Book Cover: The Atlas of Happiness: The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy

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

Author: Helen Russell

ISBN: 9780762467877

A fun, illustrated guide that takes us around the world, discovering the secrets to happiness. Author Helen Russell (The Year of Living Danishly) uncovers the fascinating ways that different nations search for happiness in their lives, and what they can teach us about our own quest for meaning. This...

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Book Cover: Code Blue

Code Blue

Author: Mike Magee

ISBN: 9780802129055

"Code Blue" is the phrase customarily announced over hospital public address systems to alert staff to an urgent medical emergency requiring immediate attention.How has the United States, with more resources than any nation, developed a healthcare system that delivers much poorer results, at near double the cost of any other...

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Book Cover: A Life Beyond Reason: A Father's Memoir

A Life Beyond Reason: A Father's Memoir

Author: Chris Gabbard

ISBN: 9780807060575

An unflinching and luminous memoir that explores a father's philosophical transformation when he must reconsider the questions what makes us human? and whose life is worth living?Before becoming a father, Chris Gabbard was a fast-track academic finishing his doctoral dissertation at Stanford. A disciple of Enlightenment thinkers, he was a...

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Book Cover: The Animal Lover's Guide to Changing the World: Practical Advice and Everyday Actions for a More Sustainable, Humane, and Compassionate Planet

The Animal Lover's Guide to Changing the World: Practical Advice and Everyday Actions for a More Sustainable, Humane, and Compassionate Planet

Author: STEPHANIE FELDSTEIN

ISBN: 9781250153258

"This book belongs on every animal lover's shelf -- and it's a particularly great gift for young people who are on fire to save animals but are unsure where to start. Hooray!!" -- Sy Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig and The Soul of an OctopusThe Animal Lover's Guide...

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Book Cover: I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics: How to Protect Your Intimate Relationships in a Poisonous Partisan World

I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics: How to Protect Your Intimate Relationships in a Poisonous Partisan World

Author: Jeanne Safer

ISBN: 9781250200396

Do you thrust unsolicited partisan articles upon your spouse? Are you convinced that you can change your coworker's mind, if you could only argue forcefully enough? Have you gone from befriending to "defriending" the people once closest to you? Don't give up hope; Dr. Jeanne Safer is here to help.Since...

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Book Cover: Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Author: Sam Horn

ISBN: 9781250201225

Full of inspirational insights and advice, lifehacks, and real-world examples, Someday is Not a Day in the Week is CEO Sam Horn's motivational guide to help readers get what they want in life today rather than "someday."Are you:* Working, working, working?* Busy taking care of everyone but yourself?* Wondering what...

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Book Cover: The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity, and Live Your Purpose

The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity, and Live Your Purpose

Author: Trent Shelton

ISBN: 9781400207930

"If you want to become the best you, but are unsure how to get there, start here." -- Rachel Hollis, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Girl, Wash Your Face and Girl, Stop ApologizingIn this remarkable, life-changing new book, renowned inspirational speaker Trent Shelton shares his revolutionary tool kit...

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Book Cover: The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

Author: Thomas F. Harrison

ISBN: 9781462538546

If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you are not alone. But until now, there has been no single book that gives the millions of families like yours the comprehensive, unbiased information you need. This expertly...

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Book Cover: Finding Your Best Self, Revised Edition: Recovery from Addiction, Trauma, or Both

Finding Your Best Self, Revised Edition: Recovery from Addiction, Trauma, or Both

Author: Lisa M. Najavits PhD

ISBN: 9781462539895

Addiction and trauma are two of the most common and difficult issues that people face. In this motivating book, leading expert Lisa Najavits explains the link between addiction and trauma and presents science-based self-help strategies that you can use no matter where you are in your recovery. Every chapter features...

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Book Cover: How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained

How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

ISBN: 9781465468611

Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how people think and act in a wide variety of everyday situations with this brand-new visual guide to applied psychology.Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, this book makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens...

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Book Cover: Raw Food: Fast, Fresh, Easy Vegan Food

Raw Food: Fast, Fresh, Easy Vegan Food

Author: Anat Fritz

ISBN: 9781465484024

This raw vegan cookbook provides 65 recipes for quick, inventive meals that are bursting with vitamins.A raw food diet consists of vegan dishes made without using canned, refined, or chemically processed food, or heating anything above 118F (48C) . This means that ingredients retain key nutrients that can be otherwise...

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Book Cover: Let Me Not Be Mad: My Story of Unraveling Minds

Let Me Not Be Mad: My Story of Unraveling Minds

Author: A. K. Benjamin

ISBN: 9781524744380

Inspired by Dr. A. K. Benjamin's years working as a clinical neuropsychologist at a London hospital, this multilayered narrative interweaves Benjamin's own sometimes shocking personal experiences with those of his mentally disordered patients.What do doctors actually think about when you list your problems in the consulting room? Are they really...

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Book Cover: Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

Author: Rich Karlgaard

ISBN: 9781524759759

A groundbreaking exploration of what it means to be a late bloomer in a culture obsessed with SAT scores and early success, and how finding one's way later in life can be an advantage to long-term achievement and happiness.We live in a society where kids and parents are obsessed with...

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Book Cover: Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary: 375 Tinctures, Salves, Teas, Capsules, Oils, and Washes for Whole-Body Health and Wellness

Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary: 375 Tinctures, Salves, Teas, Capsules, Oils, and Washes for Whole-Body Health and Wellness

Author: JJ Pursell

ISBN: 9781604698527

JJ Pursell, the bestselling author of The Herbal Apothecary, is back with a complete, one-stop resource for herbal remedies that heal and nurture the whole family. Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary offers safe, trusted natural remedies written by a board certified naturopathic physician. It starts with master recipes for...

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Book Cover: A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your  Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life

A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life

Author: Maggie Battista

ISBN: 9781611806175

Discover a body-positive approach to food through nourishing recipes, heart-opening stories, and helpful lessons on creating a healthy relationship with food. Maggie Battista struggled with eating and dieting her whole life, until she discovered the foods and recipes that made her finally see herself as worthy of good health. In...

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Book Cover: Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

Author: Louise Aronson

ISBN: 9781620405468

As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but little respected stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people...

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Book Cover: Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler: Tackling These Crazy Awesome Years―No Time-outs Needed

Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler: Tackling These Crazy Awesome Years―No Time-outs Needed

Author: Jamie Glowacki

ISBN: 9781982109738

Real-world, from-the-trenches toddler parenting advice from the author of the bestselling Oh Crap! Potty Training. Toddlers - commonly defined as children aged between two and five years old - can be a horribly misunderstood bunch. What most parents view as bad behavior is in fact just curious behavior. Toddlerdom is...

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Book Cover: How to Skimm Your Life

How to Skimm Your Life

Author: The Skimm

ISBN: 9781984820808

It might seem like everyone you know took secret classes on budgeting, owning their career, and choosing the right wine - and you were sick that day. Enter: How to Skimm Your Life. Covering everything from personal finance, to career, to stress management, global politics, and more, this book breaks...

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Book Cover: Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Author: Darrell Bricker

ISBN: 9781984823212

An award-winning journalist and leading international social researcher make the provocative argument that the global population will soon decline - and that immigration will be the key to prospering in this new social, political, and economic landscape For half a century, statisticians, pundits, and politicians have warned that a burgeoning...

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