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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don...
by Malcolm Gladwell

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English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 10, 2019

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<b>Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller <i>Outliers</i>, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go wrong.</b><br />How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true?<br />While tackling these questions, Malcolm Gladwell was not solely writing a book for the page. He was also producing for the ear. In the audiobook version of <i>Talking to Strangers</i>, you'll hear the voices of people he interviewed--scientists, criminologists, military psychologists. Court transcripts are brought to life with re-enactments. You actually hear the contentious arrest of Sandra Bland by the side of the road in Texas. As Gladwell revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the suicide of Sylvia Plath, you hear directly from many of the players in these real-life tragedies. There's even a theme song - Janelle Monae's "Hell You Talmbout."<br />Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.
The Body: A Guide for Occupants
by Bill Bryson

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English

Pages

424

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b><b>One of <i>The聽Washington Post's </i>50 Most Notable Works of Nonfiction 2019聽<i><br /></i><br />Bill Bryson, bestselling author of <i>A Short History of Nearly Everything</i>, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.</b></b><br /><br />Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, <i>The Body</i> will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular. As Bill Bryson writes, "We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted." <i>The Body</i> will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable facts and information.
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and...
by Lori Gottlieb

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

April 02, 2019

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<b>Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC!</b><br /><br /><b>"An irresistibly addictive tour of the human condition."--Kirkus, <i>starred review</i></b><br /><br /><b>"Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing."--Katie Couric</b><br /><br /><b>"This is a daring, delightful, and transformative book."--Arianna Huffington, Founder, <i>Huffington Post</i> and Founder & CEO, Thrive Global</b><br /><br /><b>"Wise, warm, smart, and funny. You must read this book."--Susan Cain, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Quiet</i></b><br /><br /><b>From a <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she).</b><br /><br />One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of顱fice she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, and khakis, he seems to have come straight from Therapist Central Casting. Yet he will turn out to be anything but.<br /><br />As Gottlieb explores the inner chambers of her patients' lives -- a self-absorbed Hollywood producer, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness, a senior citizen threatening to end her life on her birthday if nothing gets better, and a twenty-something who can't stop hooking up with the wrong guys -- she finds that the questions they are struggling with are the very ones she is now bringing to Wendell.<br /><br />With startling wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and others as we teeter on the tightrope between love and desire, meaning and mortality, guilt and redemption, terror and courage, hope and change.<br /><br /><i>Maybe You Should Talk to Someone</i> is rev顱olutionary in its candor, offering a deeply per顱sonal yet universal tour of our hearts and minds and providing the rarest of gifts: a boldly reveal顱ing portrait of what it means to be human, and a disarmingly funny and illuminating account of our own mysterious lives and our power to transform them.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break ...
by James Clear

Language

English

Pages

319

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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<b><b>The instant </b><b><i>New York Times</i></b><b> bestseller</b><br /><br /><b><i>Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results</i></b></b><br /><br />No matter your goals, <i>Atomic Habits</i> offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.<br /><br />If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights.<br /><br />Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field.<br /><br />Learn how to:<br />聽聽鈥⒙犅爉ake time for new habits (even when life gets crazy);<br />聽聽鈥⒙犅爋vercome a lack of motivation and willpower;<br />聽聽鈥⒙犅燿esign your environment to make success easier;<br />聽聽鈥⒙犅爂et back on track when you fall off course;<br />...and much more.<br /><br /><i>Atomic Habits</i> will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.
The 90 Day Knee Arthritis Remedy: An Uncommon Guide to Switching ...
by Doug Kelsey

Language

English

Pages

259

Publication Date

December 22, 2018

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<h2><b>Discover How to Finally Make Your Knees Feel Better...And Do More of What You Love</b></h2><h3><br /></h3><h3><b>Do you have persistent knee pain</b> that gets better with rest, but returns when you try harder activity or exercises (possibly even exercises given to you by a health care provider)?<br /></h3><h3><strong></strong>Have you been told that you aren鈥檛 a candidate for surgery or that <b>there鈥檚 not much that can be done for your knee pain?</b></h3><h3>Do you feel like you're too young to <b>just accept聽this is how your knee is going to feel </b>from now on?</h3><h3>You'll find answer to these vexing problems in <b>The 90 Day Knee Arthritis Remedy.</b></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>Discover how to use the science of mechanobiology and dramatically improve knee pain in as little as three weeks... even if you were told there was nothing you could do about it.</h3><h3><br /></h3><ul><li><h3><b>Boost your leg strength by at least 50%</b>... even if exercising hurt before and you failed to make much progress.<br /></h3></li><li><h3><strong></strong><b>Learn how to accelerate progress</b> with self-evaluation & testing and easily apply the results to a personalized regimen.</h3></li></ul><h3><br /></h3><h3><b>What You'll聽Learn from The 90 Day Knee Arthritis Remedy:</b></h3><h3><br /></h3><ul><li><h3>The main <b>reason your knee hurts</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>Why trying to <b>strengthen your quadriceps almost always fails</b>..and how to overcome it<br /></h3></li><li><h3>Five reasons you should <b>avoid Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs</b> for pain relief<br /></h3></li><li><h3><b>Simple home exercises</b> to reduce pain and improve mobility<br /></h3></li><li><h3>Why your knee pain is "<b>not just wear and tear</b>鈥?lt;br /></h3></li><li><h3>The <b>role of leg strength</b> in knee pain<br /></h3></li><li><h3>Whether to use <b>heat or cold?</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>The unique requirements that <b>help strengthen injured cartilage</b>聽<br /></h3></li><li><h3>How to strengthen a joint and <b>why traditional muscle聽strength training fails</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3><b>Why rest can help and hurt you</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>Why <b>flat feet don't cause knee pain</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>Seven options to <b>reduce knee pain naturally</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>How to <b>test your leg strength</b> without causing knee pain<br /></h3></li><li><h3>Special <b>core strength and endurance tests</b><br /></h3></li><li><h3>A special <b>knee</b>聽<b>joint strengthening exercise</b> routine with video demonstration of the exercises</h3></li><li><h3><b>Six reasons you fail to make progress</b>鈥nd what to do about it<br /></h3></li><li><h3><b>Photos and videos</b> to help you understand the presented exercises (embedded within the text of the book)</h3></li></ul><h3>And much more!</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3><b>Professional Review</b></h3><h3>"For the lay person with knee pain, this book is a fantastic guide to aid understanding the nature of the problem, and what to do about it. The 鈥渉ow to鈥?part of the book may seem overwhelming to some who lack a background in exercise sciences, but don鈥檛 be intimidated. This isn鈥檛 a science textbook, and it isn鈥檛 bloated with jargon, or incomprehensible instructions. It is a book for everyone who deals with painful knees. Many helpful illustrations and links to online videos are available to enhance understanding. This book is a user-friendly guide to some of the best advice, for bad knees, you will find anywhere."<br /></h3><h3>聽- Dr. Mark White, PT, DPT, OCS<br /></h3>
Una Aventura Hacia Ti [email protected] (Spanish Version): Un viaje para toda...
by Janis Santaella

Language

Spanish

Pages

210

Publication Date

November 21, 2019

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Cuando sanas con tu pasado y te comprometes con tus sue帽os puedes vivir en plenitud y ser feliz en el presente.<br /><br />Este libro es un viaje de crecimiento personal, sanaci貿n, y un acto de amor propio. Es un proceso de aprendizaje que te acompa帽ar謾 a mirar hacia adentro y a conectar con tu verdadera esencia. En estas p謾ginas comparto contigo mis experiencias y m謾s grandes lecciones para que t煤 tambi茅n logres crecer, sanar, y amar el ser humano que eres. <br /><br />A trav茅s de las lecciones y ejercicios, te invito a conocerte, saber qui茅n eres, ser tu mejor [email protected], y darte todo lo que has pedido del exterior. Lograr謾s verte en el espejo con amor y responsabilidad de tu vida. Con este libro podr謾s sanar, liberar, y dejar atr謾s el equipaje pesado que cargas, iniciar pr謾cticas genuinas de amor propio, y lo m謾s importante: descubrir tu poder personal. Te acompa帽o a que aspires a tu grandeza y a cumplir la gran misi貿n que te trae al mundo, comprometi茅ndote contigo mismo y con tus sue帽os. <br /><br />Eres un ser 煤nico, capaz, y con el poder personal de tomar las grandes decisiones de tu vida. Empezando hoy.<br /><br />Abr貿chate el cintur貿n y 隆v謾monos!<br /><br />Janis Santaella<br />www.janissantaella.com<br />
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
by Gary Chapman

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English

Pages

206

Publication Date

December 11, 2014

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<p><b>- Over 11 million copies sold</b></p><p><b><i>- </i>#1 <i>New York Times聽</i>Bestseller for 8 years running</b></p><p><b>- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary</b></p><p><b></b>聽</p><p><b>Simple ideas, lasting love<u></u></b></p><p>Falling in love is easy. Staying in love鈥攖hat鈥檚 the challenge. How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?<u></u></p><p>In the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The 5 Love Languages</i>, you鈥檒l discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman鈥檚 proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner鈥攕tarting today.<u></u></p><p><i>The 5 Love Languages</i> is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work. <u></u></p><p><i>Includes the Couple's Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one.<u></u></i></p><u></u>
Three Women
by Lisa Taddeo

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English

Pages

321

Publication Date

July 09, 2019

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER</b><br /> <br /><b>鈥淭HIS IS THE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR. This is it. This is the one...It blew the top of my head off and I haven鈥檛 been able to stop thinking or talking about it since.鈥?鈥擡lizabeth Gilbert</b><br /> <br /><b>鈥淭addeo spent eight years reporting this groundbreaking book...Breathtaking...Staggeringly intimate.鈥?鈥?lt;i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b><br /> <br /><b>鈥淭he most in-depth look at the female sex drive that鈥檚 been published in decades.鈥?鈥?lt;i>New York</i></b><br /> <br /><b>鈥淎 breathtaking and important book鈥hat a fine thing it is to be enthralled by another writer鈥檚 sentences. To be stunned by her intellect and heart.鈥?鈥擟heryl Strayed</b><br /> <br /><b>Desire as we鈥檝e never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting</b><br /><br />Hailed as 鈥渁 dazzling achievement鈥?(<i>Los Angeles Times</i>) and 鈥渞iveting page-turner that explores desire, heartbreak, and infatuation in all its messy, complicated nuance鈥?(<i>The Washington Post</i>), Lisa Taddeo鈥檚 <i>Three Women </i>has captivated readers, booksellers, and critics鈥攁nd topped bestseller lists鈥攚orldwide.<br /> <br />In suburban Indiana we meet Lina, a homemaker and mother of two whose marriage, after a decade, has lost its passion. Starved for affection, Lina battles daily panic attacks and, after reconnecting with an old flame through social media, embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming. In North Dakota we meet Maggie, a seventeen-year-old high school student who allegedly has a clandestine physical relationship with her handsome, married English teacher; the ensuing criminal trial will turn their quiet community upside down. Finally, in an exclusive enclave of the Northeast, we meet Sloane鈥攁 gorgeous, successful, and refined restaurant owner鈥攚ho is happily married to a man who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women.<br /> <br />Based on years of immersive reporting and told with astonishing frankness and immediacy, <i>Three Women </i>is both a feat of journalism and a triumph of storytelling, brimming with nuance and empathy. 鈥淎 work of deep observation, long conversations, and a kind of journalistic alchemy鈥?(Kate Tuttle, NPR),<i> Three Women </i>introduces us to three unforgettable women鈥攁nd one remarkable writer鈥攚hose experiences remind us that we are not alone.
Lifespan: Why We Age-and Why We Don't Have To
by , Matthew D. LaPlante

Language

English

Pages

310

Publication Date

September 10, 2019

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<b>A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b><br /> <br /><b>A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of <i>Time</i>鈥檚 most influential people.</b><br /><br />It鈥檚 a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we鈥檝e been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan?<br /> <br />In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: 鈥淎ging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.鈥?lt;br /> <br />This eye-opening and provocative work takes us to the frontlines of research that is pushing the boundaries on our perceived scientific limitations, revealing incredible breakthroughs鈥攎any from Dr. David Sinclair鈥檚 own lab at Harvard鈥攖hat demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, aging. The key is activating newly discovered vitality genes, the descendants of an ancient genetic survival circuit that is both the cause of aging and the key to reversing it. Recent experiments in genetic reprogramming suggest that in the near future we may not just be able to <i>feel </i>younger, but actually <i>become </i>younger.<br /> <br />Through a page-turning narrative, Dr. Sinclair invites you into the process of scientific discovery and reveals the emerging technologies and simple lifestyle changes鈥攕uch as intermittent fasting, cold exposure, exercising with the right intensity, and eating less meat鈥攖hat have been shown to help us live younger and healthier for longer. At once a roadmap for taking charge of our own health destiny and a bold new vision for the future of humankind, <i>Lifespan </i>will forever change the way we think about why we age and what we can do about it.
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
by Dr. Jason Fung

Language

English

Pages

308

Publication Date

March 03, 2016

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Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones鈥攊n everyone鈥攁nd only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.<br /><br />In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight鈥攆or good.

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