Self-Help

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  • booksreddit.com:The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

    The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

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    True fear is a gift.Unwarranted fear is a curse.Learn how to tell the difference.A date won’t take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts.In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation’s leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to s…


  • booksreddit.com:Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life

    Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life

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    A masterpiece of warrior wisdom that shows how to overcome obstacles with positive action. The best-selling author, Navy SEAL, and humanitarian Eric Greitens offers a self-help book unlike any other. Two years ago, Eric Greitens unexpectedly heard from a former SEAL comrade, a brother-in-arms he hadn’t seen in a decade. Zach Walker had been one of the toughest of the tough. But ever since he returned home from war to his young family in a small logging town, he’d been struggling. Without a se…


  • booksreddit.com:Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

    Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

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    When you were a child…Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?Were you frightened of your parents?Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?Now that you are an adult…Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?Do your parents control you with…


  • booksreddit.com:Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

    Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

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    My [20’s M] girlfriend’s [20’s F] stepdad confessed his feelings to her. Don’t know what to say/do.
    When you were a child…Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?Were you frightened of your parents?Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?Now that you are an adult…Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?Do your parents control you with…


  • booksreddit.com:The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

    The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

    860

    True fear is a gift.Unwarranted fear is a curse.Learn how to tell the difference.A date won’t take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts.In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation’s leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to s…


  • booksreddit.com:Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual

    Soft Skills: The software developer’s life manual

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    Programmers who consider themselves leading impressive or remarkable careers, what did you do differently from your peers in school?
    SummarySoft Skills: The software developer’s life manual is a unique guide, offering techniques and practices for a more satisfying life as a professional software developer. In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez addresses a wide range of important “soft” topics, from career and productivity to personal finance and investing, and even fitness and relationships, all from a developer-centric viewpoint.Forewords by Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) and Scott Hanselman.Purchase of the print book…


  • booksreddit.com:Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

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    Addiction to gaming vs. Introversion
    The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She char…


  • booksreddit.com:Chickenhawk

    Chickenhawk

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    A true, bestselling story from the battlefield that faithfully portrays the horror, the madness, and the trauma of the Vietnam War More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published in 1983. Now with a new afterword by the author and photographs taken by him during the conflict, this straight-from-the-shoulder account tells the electrifying truth about the helicopter war in Vietnam. This is Robert Mason’s astounding personal story of men at war. A veter…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

    How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

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    The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (Parent Magazine).  Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and …


  • booksreddit.com:Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested

    Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested, How Even a Si…

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    This essential “how not to” guide explains how to act and what to say in the presence of police to minimize the chances of being arrested and to avoid add-on charges—which can often lead to permanent disqualification from jobs, financing, and education. Citizens can learn how to avoid arrest both on the street and when pulled over in a vehicle and are alerted to basic tricks cops use to get people to incriminate themselves. Sprinkled with absurdity and humor, this urgent, eye-opening book is …


  • booksreddit.com:The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

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    My bf (24) told me to “get over” my (f22) childhood abuse last night. I don’t know how to deal with this…
    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has already helped over one million readers make a full and lasting recovery from generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other anxiety-related issues. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this workbook can be used alone or as a supplement to therapy to help you develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting worried thoughts and putting yourself back in…


  • booksreddit.com:Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

    Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

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    Walking home alone at night…
    Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies for keeping teenagers safe from violenceAll parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children’s safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and what not to fear. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the nation’s leading expert on predicting violent behavior and author of the monumental bestseller The G…


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    Body Images: Development, Deviance, and Change

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    How does an individual form a body image? Where do the internal representations of one’s body image intersect with the external bodily reality? How does a person adjust the image to reflect the changes wrought by aging, disease, deformity, or injury? What is the role of body images in the development of eating disorders and other psychological disorders? What psychotherapeutic and medical procedures facilitate positive body-image changes?In the last two decades, questions such as these have…


  • booksreddit.com:The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Rela...

    The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Rela…

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    TIL that the happiest marriages are those where the wife is able to calm down quickly after arguments.
    John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life’s work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical questionnaires and exercises, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain it…


  • booksreddit.com:Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Finan...

    Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Finan…

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    “The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management” (Los Angeles Times on the first edition)In an age of great economic uncertainty when everyone is concerned about money and how they spend what they have, this new edition of the bestselling Your Money or Your Life is an essential read. With updated resources, an easy-to-use index, and anecdotes and examples particularly relevant today-it tells you how to: • Get out of debt and develop savings• Reorder material priorities and…


  • booksreddit.com:The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women

    The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women, 2nd Edition

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    Revised and updated throughout, including all-new chapters specifically for beginners and for women giving anal pleasure to men, The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women is a comprehensive and creative guide to anal pleasure. Tristan Taormino offers the kind of informed reassurance that can encourage even an absolute beginner to explore this nerve-rich part of the body, either alone or with a partner of any gender. Anal sex enthusiasts may need no encouragement, but will welcome Taormino’s se…


  • booksreddit.com:Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

    Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

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    The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their conversion to the Catholic Church. Now these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Catholicism. Scott Hahn was a Presbyterian minister, the top student in his seminary class, a brilliant Scripture scholar, and militantly anti-Catholic…


  • booksreddit.com:Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life

    Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life

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    Do you hunger for skills to improve the quality of your relationships, to deepen your sense of personal empowerment or to simply communicate more effectively? Unfortunately, for centuries our culture has taught us to think and speak in ways that can actually perpetuate conflict, internal pain and even violence. Nonviolent Communication partners practical skills with a powerful consciousness and vocabulary to help you get what you want peacefully. In this internationally acclaimed text, Marsha…


  • booksreddit.com:When I Say No

    When I Say No, I Feel Guilty

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    How to find the balance between being assertive and being a jerk?
    The best-seller that helps you say: “I just said ‘no’ and I don’t feel guilty!”  Are you letting your kids get away with murder?  Are you allowing your mother-in-law to impose her will on you?  Are you embarrassed by praise or crushed by criticism?  Are you having trouble coping with people?  Learn the answers in When I Say No, I Feel Guilty,  the best-seller with revolutionary new techniques for getting your own way.