I Believe in Me

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Learn about Self-Love and Self-Care With Soolooka

“I Believe in Me is an honest and encouraging companion for anyone seeking inspiration on the journey to self-love.” ―Tori Press, author of I Am Definitely, Probably Enough (I Think)

A collection of illustrations and comics to cheer you up when life has you down.

A little world of positive mental attitude. No one is all darkness or all light. But sometimes it can feel like we’re walking with a dark cloud over our heads. So, how can we find a spark of joy? Follow author Soolooka through 150 hopeful illustrations to help you overcome bad days and negative thoughts.

Cool cartoons that cheer you on. Featuring old and new comics from Reiki master and Instagram illustrator Cheng Chi Sing (a.k.a Soolooka), this short and sweet guidebook is here to help you find joy when you are feeling lonely or anxious. Self-help manuals are often overwhelming and intimidating for someone who just needs a boost during stress. This friendly companion helps you cheer up with quick tips and easy exercises that encourage positive thinking. Beloved Soolooka characters help you:

  • Recognize the spectrum of your emotions, because it’s okay to not be okay
  • See a different perspective of the same situation, along with new solutions
  • Take that small, first step into a healthier frame of mind

If you enjoyed cute and funny cartoon characters in books like How to Be Happy (Or at Least Less Sad)You Can Do All Things, or Hyperbole and a Half, then I Believe In Me is the next comic you will love reading.

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Lose It Forever

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Lose Weight and Keep It Lost 

“A must-read primer for anyone who has worked hard to lose weight and wants to keep it off.”—Tamilee Webb, MA, star of Buns of Steel 

Don't rely on your neighbor's latest gym stories or diet fad. Lose It Forever is a cutting-edge self-help book based on data from the National Weight Control Registry. Inside, you’ll learn what’s worked for the thousands of others trying to lose weight fast—and keep it there. 

Proven weight-loss and maintenance strategies. Despite the overflowing bookshelves of dieting tips and health books, the U.S. remains the most overweight country in the world. Most people who work towards successful fat loss just gain weight back a few weeks later. And frankly, many of us are just always hungry or overeating. So, what’s unique about those who succeed? The answer is buried deep in the archives at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, home to the largest study of successful long-term weight loss maintenance. 

Learn how to make the life changes you need. The National Weight Control Registry includes data from more than ten-thousand individuals about their weight, nutrition and fitness habits, and weight management strategies. This is where Jason Karp comes in—a nationally-certified coach, medical doctor devoted to healthy living, and the founder of the REVO₂LUTION RUNNING™ certification program. In his unique food book, he boils data down into actionable tips and wellness strategies for your everyday life. Inside, you’ll learn that not all carbs are bad, eating can increase energy, and maintainable ways to: 

  • Monitor your fats, carbohydrates, and protein
  • Exercise (a lot!) daily  
  • Control your calorie intake with diets that work 

If you enjoy nutrition books, healthy eating books, or fitness books—like Mini Habits for Weight Loss, Why We Get Fat, or Good Calories, Bad Calories—then you’ll love Lose It Forever

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Trust the Grind

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A Champion State of Grind

"To all the young athletes out there looking for motivation check out Trust The Grind." ―Jason Kidd, Member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

#1 Best Seller in Teen & Young Adult Fitness & Exercise

Exclusive interviews with top athletes in sports today. Trust the Grind reveals how these men and women reached the height of their profession.

Sixteen athletes from eleven sports. Each chapter tells a different story, as each superstar shares the habit that helped them accomplish their goals and reach the pinnacle of their profession.

Sports fanatic or not. Guaranteed to tap into your athletic edge, Trust the Grind, is made for sports fans and nonfans alike. Fans of professional athletes get an in-depth look at their heroes’ climb to the top; those less passionate about sports have the chance to read the secrets of success from some of the most talented people in the world. Both learn pivotal life lessons, and can immediately instill these traits and habits into their lifestyle.

A ‘success habit’ point of view. Learn the secrets behind success, and what it takes to remain on top. With Trust The Grind, you will learn about the value that comes with becoming disciplined, staying driven, setting goals, identifying your “why”, staying active and eating right, making sacrifices, obsessing over your passion, and more. Rather than harping on remarkable accolades and astonishing statistics, this story is formulated to teach individuals what it takes to be great in any desired field. It includes interviews with:

  • Jason Kidd
  • Chipper Jones 
  • Terrell Owens
  • Paige VanZant
  • Manny Pacquiao
  • Mike Modano
  • Jimmie Johnson
  • Gary Player
  • Deena Kastor
  • Ryan Sheckler
  • Georges St-Pierre
  • Ryan Lochte
  • Devin Hester
  • Andruw Jones
  • Luis Gonzalez
  • Tim Hudson

Fans of books like RelentlessShoot your ShotThe Cost of These Dreams, or Shaken, will enjoy Trust the Grind: Motivational Messages from Ambitious Athletes.

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Animal Kind

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#1 New Release in Teen & Young Adult Animals, Zoology, and Special Needs Issues ─ The Beauty of Animal Companionship

For hundreds of years, humans and animals have had special bonds with each other. We’ve lived side-by-side through thick and thin—these relationships are not just about raising pets and farm animals. Our animal companions offer inspiration, friendship, health, and real-life opportunities for recovery that we can’t achieve alone.

True stories of animal therapy: In Animal Kind, Emma Lock of YouTube fame shares stories of the incredible ways that animals keep us healthy and happy, physically and mentally. You’ll be inspired by the tales of remarkable recovery, from vision-impaired individuals who have gained independence with the help of seeing-eye dogs, to the woman who found new life as an equestrian champion after an arm amputation.

Friendship in surprising places: The stories in Animal Kind feature an array of relationships that may surprise you. Even wild animals like snakes and racoons have been known to offer life-changing companionship. With each story, you’ll learn fun facts about the featured species and hear from the people who love them. You’ll also hear the never-before-told story of how animals changed Emma’s life for good.

In Animal Kind, the YouTube star Emma Lock shares true stories of animal friendship that show us:

  • The healing power of connection with other species
  • The truths that animal lovers know about life
  • How pets and wild animals alike can make us better people

Animal Kind: Lessons on Love, Fear, and Friendship from Wild Animals offers true stories that prove that sometimes the best friends in life have fur, feathers, or even scales. Readers who enjoyed DevotedHow to Be a Good Creature, and A Street Cat Named Bob will love the heartwarming food for the soul in this book.

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Mindfulness For Warriors

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Coping with the Stress of First Responder Life

“Mindfulness for Warriors is a work of major importance that offers practical approaches to self-care and serenity for our first responders...” —Louise Harmon, author of Happiness from A to Z

#1 New Release in Military Families

A traumatic way of life. First responders have the incredibly difficult job of running toward danger while the rest of us run away. No training prepares them for what they see and endure. Kim Colegrove understands what it’s like to watch someone go through that. After 30 years in law enforcement, her husband took his own life. This agonizing experience opened Kim’s eyes to the desperate need for an effective form of stress-relief and support for first responders.

The power of meditation. Taking care of our mental health is a priority. For first responders, like cops and EMTs facing trauma, ensuring that their heads are in a healthy place is crucial. Kim is here to propose meditation as a resource for first responders.

A source of hope. In 2017, Kim founded The PauseFirst Project, Mindfulness for First Responders. Kim offers the PauseFirst block of training to organizations across the country; teaching techniques that help reduce stress, regulate emotion, and improve overall health and well-being. Her work to bring awareness is a tribute to both her husband and the countless other first responders struggling with the realities of their jobs.

In Mindfulness for Warriors find:

  • Evidence-based practices to help first responders and families deal with stress
  • Interviews with first responders who share stories of overcoming, surviving, and thriving
  • Colegrove’s own raw and intimate story of her husband’s troubles and how she continues each day fighting in his memory

If you’ve looked for encouragement from books like Bulletproof Spirit, Bullets in the Washing Machine, or I Love a Cop (Third Edition); you will find a further source of healing in Mindfulness for Warriors.

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How to Get the Right Diagnosis

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#1 New Release in Health Reference ─ Get the Medical Help You Need

Leverage the system. Many know from experience that the medical system can be difficult to navigate. Take it from Randy Pherson, who struggled with a medical condition for five years before getting a proper diagnosis—and once he did, had to undergo a major surgery to save his life. Because of his experience, Pherson decided to help others facing similar situations. Using his background of analytics from the CIA, Pherson offers his readers precise, analytical techniques for using the system to their advantage.

Learn from the trials and triumphs of others. As traumatic as Pherson’s situation was, it is not an isolated experience. Pherson cites a network of individuals who have tried, both successfully and unsuccessfully, to navigate the medical system. By using their stories as examples, Pherson gives value to their experiences, using the lessons learned to potentially save the lives of others.

Get the help you need and deserve. Because of the sheer number of patients that doctors and medical staff see each day, it can be difficult to get the medical attention that you deserve. Learn how to better describe your pain and the specific questions to ask your doctor to get the proper medicine and treatment you need for your condition.

Take advantage of the advice Randy Pherson has to offer in his book, How to Get the Right Diagnosis, and find:

  • Eighteen informative and applicable lessons from others who have struggled with navigating the medical system
  • Techniques to spur a correct diagnosis and obstacles to overcome when seeking treatment
  • The right questions to ask to ensure you are getting the most accurate information
  • Tips for building an effective partnership with your doctor

If self-help and medicine books such as How Doctors ThinkAttending, and The Patient Will See You Now have been valuable to you, then Pherson’s How to Get the Right Diagnosis is the next book for you.

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66 Day Journal

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Achieve Your Goals in 66 Days

“As a professional athlete, I know the power of a well-planned routine, but what I love about the 66 Day Journal is the combination of success and fulfilment.”  —Flavio Simonetti, professional athlete and Founder/CEO “Coach Carter App”

This daily guided journal by cutting-edge speaker and bestselling author Matthew Mockridge serves as a “training partner” to help you create and firmly integrate healthy habits and routines into your everyday life.

Create new habits―and stick with them. Routines can be hard to establish. Often, our goals require us to make difficult changes in our daily lives. But, we can make those changes and commit to a consistent routine. As readers of the 66 Day Journal will learn, it is through maintaining regular healthy habits that true passion for a healthy lifestyle emerges.

Ask quality questions, have a quality life. If we aren’t asking ourselves the important questions―“What am I proud of? What could I have done better?”―then maintaining healthy habits is harder than ever. This guided journal walks us through the difficult questions we should be asking ourselves every day. The carefully constructed questions combine mindfulness, positive psychology, and proven strategies for increased productivity to help you stay on track.

Dive into Matthew Mockridge’s 66 Day Journal and learn how to:

  • Simplify overwhelming “marathon” goals into 66 achievable mini goals
  • Set a goal using the SMART theory (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound)
  • Visualize where you want to be and work to get there

If you’ve enjoyed titles such as Getting to Good90 Day Cycle to New Habits Journal, or Hello New Me, then you’ll love Matthew Mockridge’s 66 Day Journal: A Guided Journal for Creating New Habits.

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Build Muscle. Stay Lean. Get Stronger.

Track Your Progress

Build Muscle. Stay Lean. Get Stronger. A Daily Food and Exercise Journal to Track your Fitness Goals is the perfect companion journal and activity tracker for healthy cookbooks like The Shredded Chef and The Ultimate Bodybuilding Cookbook.

Track Diet and Exercise in One Place: Put all of your fitness information in a journal that is just the right size—big enough for all of the day’s details but small enough to take with you to the gym or the grocery store. Like helpful all-in-one fitness trackers such as Hello New Me, Build Muscle. Stay Lean. Get Stronger. is a combination meal planner, food tracker, and workout journal—and this one can easily fit in your gym bag.

A Dedicated Journal for Transforming Your Body: Build Muscle. Stay Lean. Get Stronger. is the only tracker fully dedicated to gaining healthy muscle weight while managing your macros and exercise routine. Simple, informative, clear and easy to use, this all-in-one journal will help get you started on your new life.

Using  Build Muscle. Stay Lean. Get Stronger , you’ll be able to keep up with what you’ve eaten, when you ate it, and how it improved your body. Once you get started, you’ll be able to:

  • Master macros
  • Record your meals—breakfast, lunch, dinner, water intake, and snacks
  • Progress your overall health
  • Track your muscle growth

It’s the perfect companion to Michael Matthews’s Bigger, Leaner, Stronger and Thinner, Leaner, Stronger.

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Postcards to the Universe

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Connecting with the Universe and Your Own Deepest Desires

Open a conversation with the world around you: We have the ability to be in open communication with the Universe, the loving energy behind all creation. But do we listen to what the Universe has to say? Do we use our own voices to speak back? Artist-photographer, popular radio host, and blogger Melisa Caprio helps us enter into deep conversation with the Universe through combining creative visualization with the power of intention.

Identify the desires of your heart: Too often we are so caught up in daily life that we don’t stop and ask ourselves what we truly desire. While it is tempting to stay in our comfort zone, our heart longs for more than the mundane. It desires manifestation. Caprio is here to foster that state of mindfulness and spirituality through photography, postcard art, written messages, and affirmations from others who are living their greatest desires.

Harness your own spiritual power: Creators, mystics, artists, and spiritualists will find representation and inspiration in this book. Likewise, those who have been putting their dreams on hold or who are dissatisfied with the status quo will find this book to be a visual guide to attaining the creativity they long for in their lives. Each of us possesses the power to bend the ear of the Universe and share what it is we want most.

Postcards to the Universe: Harness the Universe’s Power and Manifest Your Dreams, a self-help book designed to foster personal and spiritual development, will help you:

  • Put mind over matter and pursue your deepest desires
  • Form an active and poignant relationship with the Universe
  • Reach your full potential and feel empowered to live an inspired and successful life

If books such as The Universe Has Your BackBecoming Supernatural, and Mind to Matter have spoken to you, then you’ll love Melisa Caprio’s Postcards to the Universe.

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A Bright Clean Mind

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Explore the Connection Between Diet and Creativity

…discover how to wake up your life force by embracing a more connected way of living and eating.” ―Elise Marie Collins, author of Super Ager

#1 New Release in Art Instruction

Go vegan for a better life and world. If we can employ our imagination to create worlds from scratch, we can surely use our imaginative power to envision a new way of seeing ourselves in relation to the animals we eat. On the other side of this brain transformation is a lifestyle that is ideal for our own health and emotional well-being and is much more environmentally sustainable.

You can find vegan food everywhere. When people ask how author and certified vegan lifestyle coach Camille DeAngelis feels satisfied on a vegan diet, she thinks of the moment in James and the Giant Peach when the Grasshopper and the Centipede fret that they have nothing to eat until James points out that they're traveling inside an enormous piece of fruit. There is plenty, Camille reminds us in A Bright Clean Mind, a self-help motivational book for artists and creatives. Everything we could ever want to eat, and more, is all around us.

Improve your workflow. Camille believes that creative hobbies and habits reinvigorate one's primary work. But she knits, sews, embroiders, and bakes for the pleasure of it, too. Her productivity and brain power have been remarkable since going vegan in 2012, and even more importantly, she no longer feels any of the frustration or uncertainty artists tend to accept as part of the creative process.

A Bright Clean Mind is perfect for every creative suffering from brain fog. Discover:

  • The effect your diet may be having on your creativity and mood
  • Examples of how going vegan is giving yourself brain food
  • Ways to incorporate a vegan diet into your busy life

If you liked Brain FoodBreaking the Habit of Being Yourself, or Grain Brain, you’ll love A Bright Clean Mind.

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The Restaurant Diet

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Eating Out Can Be Healthy Too

The ultimate guide for dining out guilt-free. The Restaurant Diet, now in its second edition, offers a diet plan that takes pressure off dieters who don’t always have time for healthy cooking. Using his easy-to-follow plan, author Fred Bollaci lost 150 pounds—and kept them off.

The secret to a plan you can maintain. Fred Bollaci grew up in an Italian family. When his parents divorced he developed eating compulsions. He tried every fad diet and every new food recipe book, but failed to find a lasting solution. With the help of his doctor, a nutritionist, a trainer, and a psychologist, he was able to devise a four-phase diet and exercise plan―that worked! In this book Fred reveals the real secret: it’s about why one overeats in the first place. Fred shares how to tackle emotional issues that lead to compulsive overeating through an integrated spiritual approach.

Why integrating spirituality is so important. After a “near death” experience and “spiritual awakening,” Fred learned to like and eventually love himself enough to get his priorities straight, lose a ton of weight, eat better, exercise, and adopt an attitude of gratitude for his miraculous second chance. He has discovered his life’s purpose, found true happiness and contentment, improved every area of his life, and lives a life he never could have imagined. Fred has helped coach and inspire hundreds of clients to lose thousands of pounds with his compassionate approach. He looks great, feels great, and can enjoy a healthy gourmet lifestyle wherever he is. If he can become his best self, then you can too.

Tips in The Restaurant Diet include how to:

  • Read a menu
  • Ask key questions of the restaurant staff
  • Integrate a spiritual component into your diet and exercise plan

Readers who have tried books like Keto Meal Prep by FlavCityKeto Restaurant Favorites or Eat What You Love will appreciate the tips and advice in The Restaurant Diet, 2nd Edition.

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Hug Therapy

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Don’t Just Feel Good—Do Good & Feel Great

Readers of The Happiness ProjectThe Power of Moments and I Hear You won’t want to miss Hug Therapy.

The science behind hugging. Dr. Stone’s prescription is for a 21-second hug today and every day. One of the many benefits of hugging is that longer hugs have proven physiological benefits. Hugs are good for your immune system, your stress response, your sleep patterns, and so much more.

Hug Therapy brings to life the meaning of hugging. In this book, you will discover:

  • What it means to really, truly give yourself and others the profound gift of a hug
  • How to be powerfully in action and more aware of what matters to you most
  • That you may choose to begin hugging some strangers…with their blessing of course
  • And perhaps most importantly, that together, one literal or metaphorical hug at a time, we make the world a better, healthier, and more connected place.

Embrace life. Hug Therapy shares a full-on, unconditional hug from Dr. Stone Kraushaar. In this book, he invites you to wrap your arms around yourself, your life, and everyone around you in a whole new way. A good embrace—a hug—squeezes every ounce of fear, worry, and negativity out of your spirit, leaving you with nothing but warmth, inner peace, and a feeling of connection.

Give a hug, get a hug. Most people have difficulty remembering the last time someone gave them an all-encompassing hug. Hug Therapy encourages you to change that, one physical or metaphorical embrace at a time. It’s a “do good and feel great” book that will help you live more in the moment and stay tuned into what really matters.

Expert advice from a world-class hugger. Dr. Stone Kraushaar is a clinical psychologist known as The Hug Doctor™. Also the founder of Hug Therapy™, he warmly invites you to jump into the 21-Day Hugging Journey™ and transform your life.

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Listful Living

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List Makers Get the Right Things Done

Paula Rizzo shows us how to create the happier, more productive lives we want, one list at a time.” —Gretchen Rubin, author of #1 New York Times bestseller The Happiness Project

Don’t waste a minute. 1440 minutes. That’s how many minutes there are in a day. How are you spending those precious minutes? Do you feel drained at the end of the day or look back and can’t figure out where the time went? If you’re not feeling fired up and fueled by your lists, Paula Rizzo, best-selling author and Emmy-award winning television producer, delivers the solution in Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You

Prioritize what really matters: Listful Living is the journal you need to get your life in order once and for all. Make sure you’re putting the right things on your list, not just lists of tasks but those things you truly want to do that will nourish your soul that ensure you have a good day, everyday.

Make lists work for you: Anyone can make a list. But can that list make you a calmer, more mindful, super productive and less stressed version of yourself? It’s easy to become overwhelmed by to-do’s, bucket lists and goals. The secret to success is not just about what you put on your list, but what you intentionally leave off. Less is more. Leading with intention and how you’d like your life to feel is key. 

Listful Living is the perfect book for list making and life planners. Learn to: 

  • Tap into your own productivity style to get more done
  • Curate your list making to best serve the lifestyle you want to lead
  • Prioritize what's truly important and be mindful of where you spend your precious energy
  • Create a roadmap to be less stressed

If you liked How to Get Sh*t DoneThe Bullet Journal Method, or Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide, you’ll love Listful Living.

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Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

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Your Go-To Guidebook for Navigating the New Teen Years

“If you are a parent—or have children in your life in any significant way and that you love—this book is required reading.” —Michael Hainey, author of New York Times bestseller After Visiting Friends

#1 Best Seller in School Age Children and Parenting Teenagers

A parenting wake-up call that could change how you raise your child.

Learn about the “New Teen” and how to adjust your parenting approach. “Teen parenting” strategies are now beginning years too late. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are unprepared to process.

Unprecedented teen anxiety and depression. Because of the exposure they face, kids are emotionally overwhelmed at a young age and often are continuing to search for a sense of self well into their twenties.

Urgent advice for parents of teens. Dr. John Duffy’s parenting book is a necessary guide that addresses the hidden phenomenon of the changing teenage brain. Dr. Duffy, a nationally recognized expert in parenting for nearly twenty-five years, provides a guidebook for parents raising children who are growing up quickly and dealing with unresolved adolescent issues that can lead to anxiety and depression.

Read Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety and:

  • Sort through the overwhelming circumstances of today’s teens and better understand the changing landscape of adolescence
  • Come away with a revised, conscious parenting plan suited to addressing the current needs of the New Teen
  • Discover the joy in parenting again by reclaiming the role of your teen’s ally, guide, and consultant

If you enjoyed parenting books such as The Yes BrainHow to Raise an AdultThe Teenage Brain, or The Conscious ParentParenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety should be your next read!

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Be Happy, Always

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#1 New Release in Family & Quotations ─ Learn To Live With Happiness Every Day

Lift yourself out of the daily struggles and heartbreaks life deals you. Wading through the trials we face on a day-to-day basis can be exhausting. When we’re hit with painful experiences that bring us to our knees, finding joy may seem to be too big a task for us to handle. Xandria Ooi, dubbed the “Happiness Guru,” meets readers in those dark and trying places and equips them with the courage to navigate them.

Renew the meaning of happiness. Popular phrases like “think positive” and “look for the silver lining” often fall flat on our ears because we’ve heard them so many times. When life gets challenging, suddenly it’s not so simple. Ooi shows us that happiness is more than a feeling by delving into complex philosophies and turning them into relatable wisdom.

Find peace and joy within yourself, others, and your life. Joining the ranks of Brené Brown and Gretchen Rubin, Ooi speaks honestly and empathetically to readers searching for answers. Creator of a 30-day happiness program and over 500 motivational videos online, Ooi has traveled far and wide to share her inspiring stories and moving wisdom. Armed with her advice, readers will find practical ways to bring more happiness to every aspect of their lives.

Readers of Be Happy, Always will:

  • Find illuminating answers to questions on happiness and unhappiness
  • Take an emotionally resilient and wise approach to life and access happiness within
  • Understand how to cultivate positive relationships even with difficult people
  • Find ways to live each day with joy, hope and gratitude despite challenges

If you’ve looked for answers in other books such as Outer Order, Inner CalmThe Four Tendencies52 Lists for HappinessThe Happiness Project; and Better than Before; you’ll find more of what you’re looking for in Xandria Ooi’s Be Happy, Always: Simple Practices For Overcoming Life’s Challenges and Living Each Day With Joy.

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Caregiving Both Ways

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#1 New Release in Caregiving ─ Overcome the Language Barrier of Dementia

When a parent, spouse, sibling, or loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, it can be difficult to know what to do. Your day can spiral into a never-ending series of tasks and attempts to communicate that leave you both frustrated. Instead of burning out, discover a new approach. When your loved one behaves differently than they used to, they’re just communicating in a new way. As caregivers, the most important thing we can do is learn that new language.

Navigate the caregiving relationship: In Caregiving Both Ways, Molly Wisniewski offers essential advice for getting to know your loved one and yourself during this new phase of life. Learn to balance your priorities, avoid burning out, and honor self-care. Molly will teach you how to navigate the difficult moments with techniques she’s mastered from years of experience working with people with dementia.

Prepare for each stage of care: Caregiving Both Ways is divided into two parts. First, learn how to care for your loved one with dementia and prioritize your new role as caregiver. Next, discover how to build a strong support system with help from professional caregivers and how to prepare for end-of-life care.

In Caregiving Both Ways, you’ll find worksheets, exercises, and essential tips for smart, empathetic caregiving. You'll learn how to:

  • Use non-medical interventions to reduce anxiety
  • Prioritize and make time for your own care and mental health
  • Identify triggers that may cause confusion in your loved one
  • Handle difficult medical decisions
  • Provide support and validation through all stages of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia

Readers who turned to Alzheimer’s books like The 36-Hour DayWhen Reasoning No Longer Works, and Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer's Journey will love the compassionate approach of Caregiving Both Ways.

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Sex After Grief

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#1 New Release in Sacred Sexuality, Winner of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Writing Award in Service/Self-Help ─ Reclaim Your Sexuality After Loss

An Honest Approach to Hard Questions: Sex is complicated at the best of times—but when we’re overcome by grief, it’s especially mysterious and confusing. How do we nurture ourselves as sexual beings when we’re grieving the death of a partner? Why does taking care of ourselves sexually matter at a time when we’d rather hide under the covers and wail? How do we know when it’s time to open ourselves to the sexual phase of a new relationship? And how do we do it?

A Grief Book like No Other: Sex after Grief is the first book to address sex and grief together and treat sex as a normal, positive, life-affirming part of emerging from such a difficult time. Joan Price, the top expert on senior sex, draws on her own experiences as a widow since 2008, when she lost the love of her life to cancer. She shares her raw grief journey, sexual reawakening (and the many stumbles along the way), and attempts to dip back into dating, along with excellent advice on handling each step.

Recovery on Your Own Timeline, in Your Own Way: As Price says, there’s no right or wrong method or timeline for bringing our sexuality back into into our lives, whether it’s with our own hands, a friend with benefits, a hook-up, a new companion, or any combination. Sex After Grief includes a variety of people’s personal stories from folks of all genders and orientations. Some jumped into sex quickly. Some took years. Some withdrew from sexual possibility. No one was wrong, and no choice is defective or shameful.

Sex After Grief includes:

  • Inspiring tales of how different people brought sex back into their lives after the loss of their spouse or partner
  • Guidelines for dating again and getting sexual with a new person
  • Reasons that solo sex is healthy and can be the path to feeling sexual again
  • Advice from therapists, grief counselors, and sex coaches
  • Self-help takeaways for creating an action plan

Readers of Modern LossThe Grief Recovery Handbook and Second Firsts will grow from and appreciate Sex After Grief.

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Taming Chronic Pain

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Life Beyond Pain

“Clear, engaging, and with the authenticity of personal experience.” —Patricia Morley-Forster, MD, FRCPC Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Founder Status; Professor Emerita Dept of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Western University, London, Canada; 2013 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Gold Medal Winner

#1 New Release in Chronic Pain and Pain Medicine

Long-term pain management. Living with pain offers more than just physical challenges. For those of us navigating the treacherous waters between self-care and normal daily life, there are an overwhelming number of obstacles to overcome. Taming Chronic Pain takes a brutally honest—and at times humorous—look at the major issues associated with long-term pain management, offering practical advice, insight, exercises and discussion of everything from basic scientific knowledge to the psychological effects of chronic pain.

Written by a Fellow Pain Sufferer. While dealing with her own chronic pain, Amy has done years of extensive research on every aspect of long-term physical suffering. Her scientific skills and personal experience have given her the expertise to provide this somewhat tongue-in-cheek, knowing glimpse into the many areas of living with chronic pain that no one but a fellow sufferer would recognize. Taming Chronic Pain clarifies with easy to understand diagrams and cartoons.

Taming Chronic Pain is a must-have for any chronic pain sufferer. Discover:

  • Tools to help you live your life with chronic pain, whether back, neck, or shoulder pain; arthritis; migraines; or nerve pain
  • A helpful approach to pain management that takes medicine, meditation, and psychology into account
  • Lifestyle suggestions to lessen the effects of pain
  • Tips and tricks for managing relationships while managing pain, and advice for caregivers

Readers of books like Mind Over MoodPain Free, or 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life will find answers, companionship and more in Taming Chronic Pain.

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