Can You See My Scars by Samuel Moore-Sobel

When Samuel was 15, he took on an odd job one Summer moving boxes, and had an accident that changed his life forever. One of the boxes had an improperly stored jar of sulfuric acid which exploded and splashed his face and body, scarring him for life. He was lucky to be alive, and to …

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The Courage To Be Happy by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga

A Socratic style dialogue between a youth and a philosopher, this book is the bestselling follow up to The Courage to be Disliked, both of which are a runaway success in Asia. It explores the teachings of Alfred Adler, who is an oft overlooked contemporary of Jung and Freud, but whose ideas ended up being …

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The Easy Way To Enlightenment by Leigh Ann Kittell

When Leigh Ann Kittell emailed me and asked me to read her book and review it, I was pretty intrigued by the title. Spirituality and spiritual practice often seem hard to adopt into every day life and enlightenment seems like something that only spiritual masters can ever attain. But what if that's not true? What …

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Book Trend: Women Self-Publishing Stories of Abusive Childhoods.

I get a lot of emails from various writers and publishers asking me to talk about their book on my blog, and I noticed an interesting trend in my inbox recently. I've had quite a few requests from self published female authors who've written books about growing up in abusive homes or about the stories …

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New Year, New You? Try Gratitude Journaling.

I felt really awkward when I started my Gratitude Journal. They're kind of a big thing right now. You can use them in different ways, but they work on the essential idea that grateful people are happier, live longer, have less health problems, all that kind of thing. They're basically great for your mental health …

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How To Quit People Pleasing and Change Your Life with Dr Ilene Cohen PhD

Do you find yourself taking on other people's problems or fix them? Do you find that tension and confrontation makes you immediately feel uncomfortable? Do you sometimes have trouble saying no? Then you might be one of the millions of people whose lives are controlled by their people pleasing behaviour. Dr Ilene Cohen PhD is …

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