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  • booksreddit.com:What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

    What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

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    Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to “speed-read” people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You’ll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover: The ancient survival instincts that drive body language Why the face …


  • booksreddit.com:The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play

    The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play

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    Learn how to overcome procrastination and enjoy guilt-free play!  One of the most effective programs to combat procrastination, THE NOW HABIT has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 11 languages, and is now revised and updated.Featuring a new introduction and a new section providing strategies to understand and deal with the role technology plays in procrastination today, THE NOW HABIT offers a comprehensive plan to help readers lower their stress and increase their time to enj…


  • booksreddit.com:You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook

    You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fictio…

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    An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise, based on the popular blog of the same name.  Whether you’re deciding which smartphone to purchase or which politician to believe, you think you are a rational being whose every decision is based on cool, detached logic. But here’s the truth: You are not so smart. You’re just as deluded as the rest of us—but that’s okay, because being deluded is part of being human. Growing out of David McRaney’s popular blog, You Are N…


  • booksreddit.com:Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

    Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

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    The first book for daughters who have suffered the abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life. Drawing on more than two decades of experience as a therapist specializing in women’s health and hundreds of interviews with suffering daughters, Dr. Karyl McBride helps you recognize the widespread effects of this emotional abuse and create an individualized program…


  • booksreddit.com:Transparent

    Transparent

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    In this unique memoir, Primetime CNN anchor Don Lemon takes readers behind the scenes of journalism, detailing his own struggle to become one of the most prominent African American men in television news—and inside some of the biggest stories of our times. Never one to stop at the surface of the story, Lemon digs deep, exposing his own history with wealth and lack, with family secrets and painful revelations–and explains how those painful early experiences shaped his ambitions and gave him t…


  • booksreddit.com:Taking Charge of Your Fertility

    Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth …

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    Celebrating 10 years of helping hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, and gain better control of their health and lives, the 10th Anniversary Edition of the classic bestseller will include: • New ‘Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition” • Updates on new fertility technologies • Natural approaches to conception • Updated Resources and Books For any woman unhappy with her current method of birth control; demoralized by her quest to have a baby; or experi…


  • booksreddit.com:The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women

    The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Se…

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    “I keep giving this book away; I think I’ve owned 30 different copies already. I tend to pass it out to anybody, man or woman, who has made a commitment to—or even has a passing interest in—the art of loving. David Deida gets it, like no one I’ve ever read, and he writes about it forcefully, honestly, and downright poetically.” —Michael Tucker, actor and author”The Way of the Superior Man is quite wonderful. Finally, a guide for the noncastrated male. This book will offend and infuriate some,…


  • booksreddit.com:The Easy Way to Stop Smoking: Join the Millions Who Have Become Non-smokers Using Allen Carr's Ea...

    The Easy Way to Stop Smoking: Join the Millions Who Have Become Non-smokers Using Allen Carr’s Ea…

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    Allen Carr’s innovative Easyway method—which he developed after his own 100-cigarette-a-day habit nearly drove him to despair—has helped millions kick smoking without feeling anxious and deprived. That’s because he helps smokers discover the psychological reasons behind their dependency, handle the withdrawal symptoms, avoid situations when temptation might become too strong, and stay smoke-free. Carr discusses issues such as nicotine addiction; the social “brainwashing” that encourages smoki…


  • booksreddit.com:Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons

    Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wi…

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    It all started with Nathanael Johnson’s decision to teach his daughter the name of every tree they passed on their walk to day care in San Francisco. This project turned into a quest to discover the secrets of the neighborhood’s flora and fauna, and yielded more than names and trivia: Johnson developed a relationship with his nonhuman neighbors.Johnson argues that learning to see the world afresh, like a child, shifts the way we think about nature: Instead of something distant and abstract, n…


  • booksreddit.com:Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and Positive Strategies for Change

    Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation–and Positive Strategies for Change

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    Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and at work–and shows how they can develop this crucial skill.By neglecting to negotiate her starting salary for her first job, a woman may sacrifice over half a million dollars in earnings by the end of her career. Yet, as research reveals, men are four times more likely to ask for h…


  • 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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    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:Modern Romance

    Modern Romance

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    The #1 New York Times BestsellerA hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voicesAt some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it’s wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today hav…


  • booksreddit.com:The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-first Century

    The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-first Century

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    In today’s world, it is more acceptable to be depressed than to be lonely-yet loneliness appears to be the inevitable byproduct of our frenetic contemporary lifestyle. According to the 2004 General Social Survey, one out of four Americans talked to no one about something of importance to them during the last six months. Another remarkable fact emerged from the 2000 U.S. Census: more people are living alone today than at any point in the country’s history—fully 25 percent of households consist…


  • booksreddit.com:Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships

    Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships

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    Relationship expert and bestselling author Tristan Taormino offers a bold new strategy for creating loving, lasting relationships. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over a hundred women and men, Opening Up explores the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships ― from partnered non-monogamy to solo polyamory. With her refreshingly down-to-earth style and sharp wit, Taormino offers solutions for making an open relationship work, including tips on dealing with jealo…


  • 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

    362

    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:The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD)

    The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD)

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    If you’ve ever struggled with depression, take heart. Mindfulness, a simple yet powerful way of paying attention to your most difficult emotions and life experiences, can help you break the cycle of chronic unhappiness once and for all. In The Mindful Way through Depression, four uniquely qualified experts explain why our usual attempts to “think” our way out of a bad mood or just “snap out of it” lead us deeper into the downward spiral. Through insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern m…


  • booksreddit.com:The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others

    The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others

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    Do you find yourself attracted to people who are helpless, vulnerable, or damaged, or feel like you always end up taking care of your romantic partners? If you fall into this relationship pattern, you’re likely a white knight-a person who tends to seek out partners who need rescuing. White knights hope to receive admiration, validation, or love from their partners, but ultimately end up cheating themselves out of emotionally healthy relationships. Ready to come to your own rescue? The White …


  • booksreddit.com:The Sociopath Next Door

    The Sociopath Next Door

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    Who is the devil you know? Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?Your sadistic high school gym teacher?Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?In the pages of The Sociopath Next Door, you will realize that your ex was not just misunderstood. He’s a sociopath. And your boss, teacher, and colleague? They may be sociopaths too.We are accustomed to think of sociopaths as violent criminals, but in The Sociopath Next Door, H…


  • booksreddit.com:An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

    An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

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    To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not so much debilitated them as ushered them into another reality.


  • booksreddit.com:Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse

    Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse

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    For millions of men who are survivors of childhood sexusal abuse, this ground-breaking work offers hope, understanding and essential advice experience advice for healing. Written by a nationally recognized expert on recovery for male survivors, Victim No Longer addresses survivor with compassion, intelligence, and respect, and helps them to:Identify and validate their childhood experiencesExplore strategies of survival and healingWork through issues such as trust, intimacy, and sexualityEstab…