Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain – Lisa Feldman Barrett

From the author of How Emotions Are Made, a captivating collection of short essays about your brain, in the tradition of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry and Seven Brief Lessons on Physics. Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big gray blob between your ears. In seven short essays (plus a bite-sized story about how brains evolved), this slim, entertaining, and accessible collection reveals mind-expanding lessons from the front lines of neuroscience research. You’ll learn where brains came from, ...



Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle – Emily & Amelia Nagoski

 “This book is a gift! I’ve been practicing their strategies, and it’s a total game-changer.”—Brené Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dare to Lead This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life. Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really like to be a woman in today’s world are two very different things—and women exhaust ...

The Breast Defense is a Good Offense – Cathy Croshaw

It isn’t every day you find out that you have breast cancer right smack in the middle of moving into your dream home. And as far as Cathy Croshaw—attorney, wife, mother, and proud new owner of a house in Lake Tahoe, California—was concerned, cancer wasn’t on the schedule. Caught up in the whirlwind of moving day, her life packed into boxes and her husband directing movers from room to room, Cathy got the kind of phone call no one wants to receive: The hospital that ...



Fast. Feast. Repeat. – Gin Stephens

he instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller! Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life! Diets don’t work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of thousands of members from around the world who have learned the magic of a Delay, Don’t Deny® intermittent fasting lifestyle. Fast. Feast. ...



Keep It Moving: Lessons for the Rest of Your Life – Twyla Tharp

One of the world’s leading artists—a living legend—and bestselling author of The Creative Habit shares her secrets for harnessing vitality and finding purpose as you age. From insight to action, Keep It Moving is a guidebook for expanding one’s possibilities over the course of a lifetime. At seventy-seven, Twyla Tharp is revered not only for the dances she makes—but for her astounding regime of exercise and non-stop engagement. She is famed for religiously hitting the gym each morning at daybreak, and utilizing that energy to propel her breakneck schedule as a teacher, ...



On Immunity: An Inoculation – Eula Biss

A New York Times Best Seller A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A New York Times Book Review Top 10 Book of the Year A Facebook “Year of Books” Selection One of the Best Books of the Year * National Book Critics Circle Award finalist  The New York Times Book Review (Top 10) * Entertainment Weekly (Top 10)  New York Magazine (Top 10) Chicago Tribune (Top 10) * Publishers Weekly (Top 10) * Time Out New York (Top 10) * Los Angeles Times  Kirkus  Booklist  NPR’s Science Friday  Newsday  Slate  Refinery 29  And many more… Why do we fear vaccines? A provocative examination by Eula ...

Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better – Ted W. Baxter

An Incredible Journey of Determination and Recovery In 2005, Ted W. Baxter was at the top of his game. He was a successful, globe-trotting businessman with a resume that would impress the best of the best. In peak physical condition, Ted worked out nearly every day of the week. And then, on April 21, 2005, all that came to an end. He had a massive ischemic stroke. Doctors feared he wouldn’t make it, or if he did make it, he would be in a vegetative ...



Find Your Weigh – Shellie Bowdoin

When has a diet ever yielded long-term weight results? If you have ever felt hopeless about your weight or struggled with the up and down rollercoaster of yo-yo dieting, Find Your Weigh offers a new perspective and proactive steps to change your relationship with food. When we think about losing weight, we immediately think of a diet. However, diets are only short-term fixes to target our weight, which is really just a symptom of our behavior with food. If we really want to change our ...



The Body: A Guide for Occupants – Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, 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. 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 ...



A Clinician’s Journey from Complex Trauma to Thriving: Reflections on Abuse, C-PTSD and Reclamation – Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

A Clinician’s Journey from Complex Trauma to Thriving is an anthology of articles by Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW. Written for survivors and clinicians this collection was inspired by Rev. Heller’s unrelenting struggle with recovering from complex PTSD rooted in systemic and generational child abuse, and her commitment to devoting her life to helping others similarly afflicted. Spanning the trajectory from abuse, complex trauma, addictions, the relational quest, recovery and treatment, and ultimately thriving creatively and spiritually, this assortment of writings offers a comprehensive assessment of ...



Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians – Danielle Martin

DR. DANIELLE MARTIN see the challenges in our health care system every day. As a family doctor and a hospital vice president, she observes how those deficiencies adversely affect patients. And as a health policy expert, she knows how to close those gaps. A passionate believer in the value of fairness that underpins the Canadian health care system, Dr. Martin is on a mission to improve medicare. In Better Now, she shows how bold fixes are both achievable and affordable. Her patients’ stories and her own ...