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Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
The groundbreaking method that upends current treatment models and “offers collective hope to families of substance abusers” (Kirkus Reviews), helping loved ones conquer addiction and compulsion prob…
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Addict In The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery
With over 75,000 copies sold, Addict in the Family is a must-have, trusted resource for anyone coping with the addiction of a family member.

“When my eldest son became addicted to crystal meth and her…
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Women's Reality: An Emerging Female System in a White Male Society
Chapter OneFitting in: The White Male System and Other Systems in Our Culture

The White Male System and the Way the World Isn't

When working with clients, therapists have traditionally taken one of two…
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My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide To Managing Anxiety And Panic
ABCT Self Help Book Seal of Merit Award

Can you spare 30 minutes to feel less anxious?

Go ahead. Think about how your life would be different if you were less anxious. What would change? Would you try…
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Modern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction
This is a book about the Irish Question, or more specifically about Irish Questions. The term has become something of a catch-all, a convenient way to encompass numerous issues and developments which…
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Living Bipolar: Learning to Live with Bipolar Disorder
Review Author lays it all out! Superb book! As a reader who lost the love of my life to what doctors claimed was a "bipolar" disorder, I have remained very in the dark as to the the validity of merit…
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The Prediabetes Detox: A Whole-Body Program to Balance Your Blood Sugar, Increase Energy, and Reduce Sugar Cravings
If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, you are by no means alone. 79 million Americans share this diagnosis, and the numbers only seem to be rising. And while we’ve all heard that a healthy diet…
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea That Shaped a Nation
"The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fasc…
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Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice
There’s no trying in meditation.

If you can breathe, you can meditate. Just as water naturally runs downhill and leaves float naturally to the ground, we are all naturally able to settle into meditati…
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The Tao of Stress: How to Calm, Balance, and Simplify Your Life
Imagine, for a moment, a branch in the wind. If it moves with the wind, it will sway gracefully and remain intact; but if it refuses to bend, it will break. Like that unbendable branch, many of us re…
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The Unapologetic Fat Girl's Guide to Exercise and Other Incendiary Acts
This empowering exercise guide is big on attitude, giving plus-size women the motivation and information they need to move their bodies and improve their health.

Hanne Blank, proud fat girl and person…
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Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction
More people than ever before see themselves as addicted to, or recovering from, addiction, whether it be alcohol or drugs, prescription meds, sex, gambling, porn, or the internet. But despite the unp…
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Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations
"I am a poet who knows the social power of poetry, a United States citizen who knows herself irrevocably tangled in her society's hopes, arrogance, and despair," Adrienne Rich writes.


The essays in Ar…
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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth
"ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO MAKE WISE DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR PREGNANCY AND THE BIRTH OF YOUR CHILD -- FROM THE EDITORS OF THE CLASSIC "BIBLE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH"

Pregnancy and birth are as ordinary a…

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Slow Fat Triathlete: Live Your Athletic Dreams in the Body You Have Now
The idea of participating in a triathlon may sound out of the realm of possibility for those without a typical jock-athlete's honed build, intense focus, and competitive mindset. But now Slow Fat Tri…
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Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction
“Dr. Dodes’s approach runs directly counter to the paralyzing, but standard, message of ‘powerlessness’—a message that reinforces the sense of helplessness that is at the root of addicts’ life predic…
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An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate Edition
An "exaltation of larks"? Yes! And a "leap of leopards," a "parliament of owls," an "ostentation of peacocks," a "smack of jellyfish," and a "murder of crows"!

For those who have ever wondered if the…
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Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy
 A myth-shattering look at drug abuse and addiction treatment, based on cutting-edge research
Addiction is a preventable, treatable disease, not a moral failing. As with other illnesses, the approache…
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Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt
In September 2013, the Goodreads book reviewing site, which had previously operated a strict policy of free speech, began censoring reviews. The reviewers fought back, and the conflict was soon being…
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Driven to Delight: Delivering World-Class Customer Experience the Mercedes-Benz Way
A firsthand look at how Mercedes-Benz transformed itself into a best-in-class, customer-obsessed organization.

Driven to Delight offers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at CEO Steve Cannon and his…
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Squid Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods
Before there were mammals on land, there were dinosaurs. And before there were fish in the sea, there were cephalopods—the ancestors of modern squid and Earth’s first truly substantial animals. Cepha…
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The Book of Maybe: Finding Hope and Possibility in Your Life
Would you like to create more joy, hope, and possibility in your life?

The Book of Maybe will teach you a life philosophy that has already helped thousands to do just that. Through simple stories tha…
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Yoga for Grief Relief: Simple Practices for Transforming Your Grieving Mind and Body
If you’ve experienced loss, you may feel intense emotional or even physical pain. In fact, it’s not uncommon for grieving people to experience depression, anxiety, fatigue, and a variety of other phy…
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Holy Shift!: 365 Daily Meditations from A Course in Miracles
A Course in Miracles is a modern psycho-spiritual text that has inspired teachers like Marianne Williamson, Louise Hay, Wayne Dyer, Jerry Jampolsky, Sondra Ray, and Gabrielle Bernstein.   With more t…
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Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment—and How to Get Help That Works
What happens inside drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers and how rehab works are a mystery to those outside the industry – and sometimes even to those inside it.
Anne M. Fletcher is a trusted New Y…
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