Self-Help

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  • 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…


  • booksreddit.com:LSD

    LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janige…

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    An exploration of how LSD influences imagination and the creative process. • Based on the results of one of the longest clinical studies of LSD that took place between 1954 and 1962, before LSD was illegal. • Includes personal reports, artwork, and poetry from the original sessions as testimony of the impact of LSD on the creative process. In 1954 a Los Angeles psychiatrist began experimenting with a then new chemical discovery known as LSD-25. Over an eight-year period Dr. Oscar Janiger gave…


  • booksreddit.com:The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace with Your Inner Overachiever

    The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace with Your Inner Overachiever

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    For some women, success is a relative term. One in six women is an overachiever, constantly striving to do more, better, faster, and look fabulous at all times–so if you are looking around the room at your five closest friends thinking they’re all slackers, it’s you! You know who you are: the successful woman who feels competitive with her own friends and family members; the stick-thin athlete who won’t stop working out; the guilt-ridden executive who always feels she has to do more th…


  • booksreddit.com:A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

    A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

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    Epictetus in a nutshell
    One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives.In A Guide to the Good Life, Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient ph… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Lose Your Virginity ...and how not to (Real Stories about the First Time)

    How to Lose Your Virginity …and how not to (Real Stories about the First Time)

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    Whether stud or dud, hot dish or cold fish, you’re never the same after you first “do the deed.” But how wild, weird, or earth shattering was it for your neighbor, the person next to you on the bus, or your dentist? In How to Lose Your Virginity… and How Not To, compiled from 1,000 face-to-face interviews across North America, Shawn Wickens makes us transfixed voyeurs in scores of others’seminal “coming” of age moments.From Kelsie Testa in Jerk Magazine: “A compilation of shocking yet heartwa…


  • booksreddit.com:Hope is Like the Sun: Finding Hope and Healing After Miscarriage

    Hope is Like the Sun: Finding Hope and Healing After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant Death

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    Coping with a miscarriage or infant death can be one of the most difficult trials in a person’s life, and one most of us are unprepared to face. In Hope is Like the Sun, you will follow the author and four of her friends as they navigate the difficult journey through pregnancy loss. This book will help you to understand and work through your grief by using practical and simple strategies. Find helpful advice, understand grief, and hear from others who have been there and begin your path tow…


  • booksreddit.com:The Good Girl's Guide to Bad Girl Sex: An Indispensable Resource to Pleasure and Seduction

    The Good Girl’s Guide to Bad Girl Sex: An Indispensable Resource to Pleasure and Seduction

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    In Barbara Keesling’s latest book for women about sex, the noted sex therapist mines the idea that virtually every good girl yearns in her heart to be a bad girl.


  • booksreddit.com:Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

    Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

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    The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other “black holes” of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D., outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr. Burns adds an All-New Consumer′s Guide To Anti-depressant Drugs as well as a new introduction to help answ…


  • booksreddit.com:The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Perfor...

    The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Perfor…

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    Our most commonly held formula for success is broken. Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. When we are positive, our brains become more en…


  • booksreddit.com:Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart

    Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart

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    Why would a casino try and stop you from losing? How can a mathematical formula find your future spouse? Would you know if a statistical analysis blackballed you from a job you wanted? Today, number crunching affects your life in ways you might never imagine. In this lively and groundbreaking new book, economist Ian Ayres shows how today’s best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightening speed to provide greater insights into human behavior. They are the Super C…


  • booksreddit.com:The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011

    The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011

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    The author of the innovative sex and marriage blog “Married Man Sex Life” brings together his edgy and brilliant advice in a single volume primer delivering the mother lode of substance.The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011 cherry picks the best ideas of books like “The Mystery Method,” “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” and the volatile online world of the Pickup Artist a.k.a. “Game” community and merges them with a solid grounding in evolutionary psychology, sociology, biology and behavior modification…


  • booksreddit.com:Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality

    Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality

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    “Gay,” “Christian,” and “celibate” don’t often appear in the same sentence. Yet many who sit next to us in the pew at church fit that description, says author Wesley Hill. As a celibate gay Christian, Hill gives us a glimpse of what it looks like to wrestle firsthand with God’s “No” to same-sex relationships. What does it mean for gay Christians to live faithful to God while struggling with the challenge of their homosexuality? What is God’s will for believers who experience same-sex desires?…


  • booksreddit.com:The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011

    The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011

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    The author of the innovative sex and marriage blog “Married Man Sex Life” brings together his edgy and brilliant advice in a single volume primer delivering the motherload of substance. The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011 cherry picks the best ideas of books like “The Mystery Method,” “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” and the volatile online world of the Pickup Artist a.k.a. “Game” community and merges them with a solid grounding in evolutionary psychology, sociology, biology and behavior modification…


  • booksreddit.com:I'm Gonna Tell: ...An Offbeat Tale of Survival

    I’m Gonna Tell: …An Offbeat Tale of Survival

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    Lori Cardille, actress, relates the impact of surfacing memories of her childhood abuse that could not be held back any longer. A poingnant account delivered with humor, this book hopes to offer compassion for others who are surviving.


  • booksreddit.com:So You've Been Publicly Shamed

    So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

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    BTFO from “Leave Britney alone” guy
    Now a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world’s most underappreciated forces: shame. ‘It’s about the terror, isn’t it?’ ‘The terror of what?’ I said. ‘The terror of being found out.’ For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us – people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mis…


  • booksreddit.com:Deviant Desires: Incredibly Strange Sex

    Deviant Desires: Incredibly Strange Sex

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    DEVIANT DESIRES is a lavishly illustrated guide to the most fascinating and obscure outposts of the erotic frontier. Self-described pervert Katharine Gates takes us on an expedition into the latest sexual communities bursting forth at the beginning of the new millennium. Gone are the pretentious black-clad S/M posers and humorless fetish fashion victimsyoull meet the refreshingly funny and irreverent heroes and heroines of a do-it-yourself porn revolution. Spurred on by the internet explosi…