Emotionfull

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Experience the Therapeutic Benefits of Emotional Well-Being

“A practical handbook for handling our honest emotions—the messengers of our inner self”—Soolooka, Author of I Believe in Me 

Learn to value your own feelings and listen to your inner needs. Emotionfull is a collection of tips, reminders, and advice from a mental illness and low self-esteem survivor. 

Focus on your emotional well-being. We can get overwhelmed by our own emotions. Though there’s nothing wrong with what we’re feeling, we all struggle with how best to face stress, anxiety, sadness, and even excitement sometimes. Emotionfull helps us process difficult emotions, one by one, and allows us the space to focus on them in a way that’s healthy. Author Lauren Woods, creator of The Positive Page platform, has struggled with mental and emotional health; she writes with experience and kindness to help you overcome the daily challenges these struggles bring.

Listen to your needs. Being emotionally healthy is just as important as our physical health. Once we accept and process our emotions, we are better able to understand what our inner needs are. Emotionfull is a reminder to look inside and address how we feel, not just how we look. Full of tips, advice, and self-care ideas, it shows us ways to improve self-esteem and prioritize our emotional wellness and mental health. 

Inside you’ll find:

  • Methods for working through overwhelming feelings
  • Stress-free ways to have difficult conversations about mental health
  • Self-care tips focused on emotional well-being
  • How to recognize self-worth and improve self-confidence

If you were helped by books like True You, You Can Do All Things or It’s OK to Feel Deeply, then you’ll love Emotionfull.

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Prayers for Healing

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Daily Meditations and Prayers from Around the World 

“...I hope that people of all faiths as well as those who do not believe in a religion will find inspiration and understanding here that in some way contributes to their own inner peace.” —The Dalai Lama

#1 New Release in Buddhism, Sacred Writings

Discover the power to heal through many meditation and prayer voices. This interfaith book provides insight from various religious and cultural texts that touches on our pain and inspires the healer within all of us to be reminded of hope and faith so that we may live a deeper, more meaningful, and fully self-expressed life.

Create a tapestry of comfort and inspiration. Maggie Oman creates a healing space for readers in her deeply spiritual book Prayers for Healing: 365 Blessings, Poems, & Meditations from Around the World. During moments that are filled with despair, illnesses, depression, or spiritual longing, Prayers for Healing draws on the power of wise and healing devotionals for reflection and deep mediation.

Embrace physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation. Prayers for Healing demonstrates the transformative nature woven through the power of prayer and wisdom. It draws from a select collection of influential spiritual leaders, philosophers and thinkers of our time that include: The Tao Te Ching, The Koran, The Torah, Native American texts, The Bible, Thich Nhat Hanh, Wendell Berry, ack Kornfield, Rumi, Rainer Maria Rilke, Marian Wright Edelman, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Marianne Williamson. 

If you have found that works such as Prayers That Bring HealingEarth PrayersPrayers of Hope for CaregiversPrayers for Hard Times, or Prayers for Hope and Healing have brought inspiration into your life, then this book is an invitation to strengthen your inner healer. 

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The Tao of Influence

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How to Become a Great Leader

By translating The Tao Te Ching into simple steps for greater influence, Karen has created a powerful tool for today’s leaders.” ―Andrea Menard, Métis Song Keeper

Wall Street Journal Bestseller
2021 International Book Awards finalist in Business: Management & Leadership
#1 New Release in Eastern Philosophy, Taoism

People are yearning to make an impact and create much needed change. Building a business, starting a movement, generating a new initiative in the workplace, creating change within a family, or supporting a non-profit enterprise in the community? People want to be part of the solution. Author Karen McGregor believes the 4000-year-old “Four Pillars of Influence” of the Tao Te Ching may be the key.

Positive vibes and how to influence others. Author Karen McGregor is an international keynote and TEDx speaker, and a guide to thousands of entrepreneurs and professionals seeking to become more influential leaders. In this book each chapter begins with a quote from the Tao Te Ching that connects with that chapter’s theme, then concludes with reflections and recommended actions.

A unique leadership skills book. The Tao of Influence stands apart as a business book. It speaks ancient wisdom to the modern-day leader, while providing practical and tangible actions that lead to high levels of sustainable influence and positive power. Discover an easy-to-follow roadmap to creating lasting change in your workplace, community, and family, while navigating chaotic and demanding environments.

Learn to:

  • Handle challenges and difficult people
  • End the dynamic that heightens power struggles and destroys influence
  • Create stillness and space to generate authentic power

If you have read books such as Weconomy, Leaders Eat LastRadical CandorDifficult Conversations, or Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth, you will want to read and learn from Karen McGregor’s The Tao of Influence.

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The Twelve Gifts from the Garden

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A Garden View of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea

“This book is a feast, a dream, a wondrous adventure….—Sherry Richert Belul, founder of Simply Celebrate and author of Say It Now.

Winner 2021 Eric Hoffer Award
#1 New Release in Philosophy, Consciousness & Thought, Tropical Climate Gardening, and Botany

During a tropical storm. In the aftermath of chemotherapy. In the midst of marital discord. These are among the times author Charlene Costanzo found comfort, joy, hope, and healing on Sanibel Island. Now, comes a collection of insightful life-guiding reflections inspired by the tropical botanicals of her precious flower garden.

Life lessons and line art in the tropics. In the tradition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charlene finds awe in the bounty of seashells along the Florida shoreline. But, it’s the foliage in Sanibel’s botanical garden that brings daily reflections and lesson-bearing messages.

Translating the beauty of botany. If you look closely, plants sprout with willpower and bloom with determination. Drawing from the beautiful nature of trees and flowers, Charlene crafts garden-inspired messages from her experiences with healing and understanding. Inside, find quotes, reflections, and bonus material:

  • Pen-and-ink line drawings with illustrations of flowers, leaves, and garden plants
  • Charlene’s Twelve Gifts resource and lessons learned in the garden
  • An epilogue from two other locales─Sedona, AZ and St. John, VI

Relaxing garden gift or beach gift. If you’re exploring the secret life of trees or the beauty of a cut flower garden, this environmentalist memoir is a great addition to any shelf of nature books. A combination of garden book and meditation book, it is both an ode to ecology and a collection of healing, discoveries, and epiphanies.

Looking for Anne Lamott books, gardener gifts, or inspirational gifts for women―or enjoyed bestsellers like Braiding Sweetgrass or The Hidden Life of Trees―then Twelve Gifts from the Garden is your next read!

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Cleanse Your Body, Reveal Your Soul

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Discover A Life-Changing Detoxification and Rejuvenation Therapy

This book has all the science and all the soul you’ll need to restore a sustainable sense of self-care in your life.” —Joan Borysenko, PhD, NY Times bestselling author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Psychiatrist Judith E. Pentz, MD, travels to Nagpur, India, to study 5000-year-old Ayurvedic Panchakarma detoxification and rejuvenation therapy in a quest to provide enhanced holistic wellness treatment for her patients.

A change at the cellular level. Part travel memoir and part spiritual guide, Cleanse Your Body and Reveal Your Soul is one woman’s transformative quest with Ayurvedic Panchakarma (a fivefold detoxification treatment involving massage, herbal therapy, and other procedures) and the profound shifts that led to some sustainable, substantial life changes. Dissatisfied with a mainstream psychiatric practice, Dr. Pentz heads to India, where she undergoes an ancient, rejuvenating cleanse.

The tools and practices of Panchakarma. Dr. Pentz’s narrative offers a compassionate and compelling path for Western audiences and the Ayurveda-curious. Complete with healing oils, Ayurvedic daily rituals, and yoga poses, she supplements her journey with tips about preventive lifestyle changes that promote sustainable well-being.

Inside, find definitions, quizzes and wisdom, as well as chapters like:

  • Cellular Shift: the science behind Panchakarma and cellular change
  • Food As Medicine: tips about one of the central tenets of Ayurveda, food is healing, and maintaining an Ayurvedic diet
  • The Dish on Doshas: facts that illuminate concepts around the three doshas—vata, pitta, kapha—your constitutional and functional intelligence

If you have benefited from books like Ayurveda Beginner's GuideThe Ayurvedic Self-Care HandbookBody Thrive, or Ayurveda and Panchakarma, then Cleanse Your Body and Reveal Your Soul should be your next read.

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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

How to maintain weight. 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 how to maintain weight 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 self-help 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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Mindfulness Through the Stars

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To New Beginnings

The Best Astrology Book for All Zodiac Signs

“As someone who’s curious about astrology but not a huge believer, Ashley’s book has turned me into a believer.”―Shingirai Mazengwe, Artist and photographer

In this beginners guide for amateur astrologists, learn how to use astrology houses to gain greater self awareness and cultivate better relationships.

Overcome your insecurities and shine like a star. Embracing the astrological energy of each unique personality betters your self awareness and gifts you with the best self-development skills to shine in life. All horoscope signs need a little improvement and encouragement, so learn how to take better care of your body, mind, and spirit with mindfulness activities and guides.

This is the best astrology book to find out about: 

  • Astrology compatibility to better your spiritual and relational journeys
  • How to use the horoscope for self reflection and self development
  • An informative guide on all the zodiac signs to thrive in different areas of life

If you enjoy astrology or zodiac signs books like Astrology for Real Relationships, You Are More Than Just Your Sun Sign, or The Complete Guide to Astrology, then you’ll love Mindfulness Through the Stars.

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The 7 Habits on the Go

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A Condensed Guide to Improving Personal and Business Health and Reducing Stress

“If you follow this simple process, I promise that you will see positive changes in your relationships and find a higher level of personal satisfaction in your life.” ―Sean Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

The world is changing dramatically and it’s easy to be alarmed and lose focus of what matters most. Don’t fall into that trap! Build leadership skills, boost productivity, and learn and apply the time-tested principles of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

It’s never too late to develop a growth mindset. Want to discover life-changing habits that will propel you toward a more productive and effective life? This compact adaptation of Stephen R. Covey’s all-time international bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, offers an efficient―yet in-depth―guide to becoming your best self and reaching your goals.

Less stress, more success. Readers who have never learned The 7 Habits before―as well as longtime fans who want a refresher―will find wisdom, direction, self-reflection, and life-affirming challenges that easily can be applied to your professional and personal life. The 7 Habits on the Go isn't just a productivity planner or habit tracker. If you’ll devote just minutes each day, you can develop the principles needed to stay proactive and positive.

The positive paradigm shifts that The 7 Habits can produce help you:

  • Break free of old beliefs
  • Motivate toward meaningful change.
  • Develop positive behaviors to bring clear communication

If you’re looking for motivational books, self-improvement books, or business books—or enjoyed How to Win Friends and Influence People, Atomic Habits, or High Performance Habits—then you’ll love The 7 Habits on the Go.

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Thera-pets

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Latest Kate

An Art Therapy Card Deck of Emotional Support Animals to Make Every Day Easier

"These cards are truly wonderful. I bought them for my child clients but the adults love them just as much. Amazing how much joy these cards continue to generate. Good quality, beautiful art and useful content." —Amazon Review

#1 Best Seller in Mental Health, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Phobias, and Card Games

Oracle card lovers and fans of Kate Allan and her colorful, inspirational illustrations will treasure this deck of self-love and daily affirmations cards. Kate draws from her own struggles with anxiety and depression to create soothing art therapy.

Art therapy to brighten your day.  Think of it as an inspirational card deck of emotional support animals to take with you anywhere (even places you might not be able to take a therapy dog)—an airplane, a trip to the dentist, first day at a new job or anytime you need a little boost of cheer and encouragement.

Give the gift of uplifting quotes. This card deck of 50 cute doodles comes from the author of the bestselling You Can Do All Things. Each card of positive affirmations offers you a daily moment of joy to escape from the problems so many of us face in this hectic, modern world.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Cute animal drawings to calm your mind
  • Uplifting quotes to help you through bad days
  • Words of wisdom and ways to find mindfulness

Thera-pets: 64 Emotional Support Animal Cards is a great gift for anyone who loves How to Love Yourself Cards: A Deck of 64 Affirmations; Affirmators! 50 Affirmation Cards to Help You Help Yourself – without the Self-Helpy-Ness;You're Strong, Smart, and You Got This; or You Can Do All Things.

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You're Strong, Smart, and You Got This

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Latest Kate

Whimsical Illustrations with a Powerful Message

#1 Bestseller in Women Artists

Broaching the subject of mental health. It’s not easy to discuss mental health, even though it affects everyone. We want to believe we can handle anything that comes at us, but the reality is we all have good days and bad days. Because of this, it is important to check in with our mental health. Through guided illustrations, author Kate Allan opens the door to discussion about mental health in an approachable and unassuming manner.

Pep talks for any occasion. Whether you deal with social anxiety, depression, or are simply going through a rough patch, Allan is here with her friendly animals to help. Negative thoughts can keep us from reaching our full potential, not to mention hold us back from attaining happiness. This book is a source of validation and encouragement for those moments when we need a reminder of our worth.

A journey to wellness. The focus of this book is personal growth, both the reader’s and the author’s. With her beautiful illustrations, Allan guides us through how she went from rock bottom to managing her mental health quite well. By zooming in on mindfulness and prioritizing self-care, Allan expresses how we can get through the hardships we face and come out stronger.

Read Kate Allan’s new book, You’re Strong, Smart, and You Got This, and find…

  • Tips for when you’re feeling inadequate, overwhelmed, or down on yourself
  • An emotional first-aid kit in the form of whimsical colors and friendly, smiling animals that heal invisible wounds and make heavy subjects easier to face
  • Messages of hope for all ages, coming from a place of understanding and empathy

If you’ve enjoyed reading titles such as The Happiness Trap, Mind Over Mood, and You Can Do All Things, then you’ll love the expressions of encouragement found in You’re Strong, Smart, and You Got This.

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Nurturing Boys

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Practical and Positive Parenting that Promotes Your Boy’s Emotional Intelligence

From nationally recognized parenting expert and spokesperson, Will Glennon, come two hundred suggestions for raising emotionally aware and healthy boys.

Encouraging emotional intelligence from boyhood to manhood. Raised against a backdrop of gendered social and cultural norms, it’s no wonder that boys are more likely to struggle with their emotional intelligence. In this quick read, Glennon lists two hundred ways to nurture young men and, in turn, teach them how to nurture back.

Parenting tips and quotes. Avoid fragile masculinity, frat boy culture, and everything in between with a better understanding of male child behavior. Designed to help raise compassionate, emotionally intelligent boys and supplemented with emotional intelligence examples and child rearing anecdotes, Nurturing Boys encourages playful, thoughtful, and deliberate parenting styles.

Inside, boys will learn how to:

  • Connect with and manage their feelings
  • Use their feelings constructively, not destructively
  • Communicate their feelings

If you’ve asked, “What is toxic masculinity?” or “What is emotional intelligence,” and enjoyed books like Decoding BoysWild ThingsRaising Cain, or How to Raise a Boy, then you’ll love Will Glennon's Nurturing Boys.

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Overcoming Creative Anxiety

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Journal Your Way to Creativity and Confidence

“The practices in this marvelous journal will open you up to your own creative genius!” —Susannah Seton, author of Simple Pleasures

Journal away from anxiety and towards confidence through the power of creative writing and mind-body practices. Equal parts self-esteem workbook, adult activity book, and mindfulness journal, this indispensable guide calls all creatives to calm down and improve artistic confidence.

Anxiety relief for creatives. Do you want to live a more creative life? Are you tired of the voice inside your head saying, “you’re not good enough,” “you’re not creative enough,” blah blah blah? It’s easier to be a critic than a creator, so what happens when both the anxious critic and the ambitious creator reside inside your brain? Unlike other guided journals, Overcoming Creative Anxiety shares unique journal prompts and practices to help you get to know both your inner critic and your inner creator.

Banish stress, foster self-care, and improve self-confidence. There’s constructive criticism, and then there’s crippling criticism. To many creatives, self-doubt and perfectionistic tendencies only aggravate artist block. So what do we do when anxiety causes creativity to come to a halt? Here, author Karen C.L. Anderson provides journal prompts that simultaneously stimulate your inner creator and provide much needed anxiety relief for your inner critic. Whether journaling for self-care or in search of stress relief, this book helps you:

  • Understand creativity and artistry in a whole new way
  • Meet, get to know, and change your relationship with your inner critic(s)
  • Learn practices to calm your anxiety and discover ways to harness your emotion

If you enjoy activity books for adults or found books like Tiny Buddha's Worry JournalThe Self Confidence Workbook, or The Artist's Journey helpful, you’ll enjoy Overcoming Creative Anxiety.

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Story Power

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Verbal Communication Through Telling Stories

“…learn how to bring your own stories to life on the page, on the stage, around a campfire, or a dinner table.” —Mary Jo McConahay, award-winning journalist

Winner 2020 Indie Book Award for Non-Fiction Writing/Publishing
CIBA I&I (Instructional & Insightful) Non-Fiction Awards Finalist
#1 New Release in Writing Researching & Publishing Guides

The art of telling stories has been around as long as humans. And in today’s noisy, techy, automated world, storytelling is not only prevalent―it’s vital. Whether you're interested in enlivening verbal communication, building your business brand, making presentations, sharing family wisdom, or performing on stage, Story Power shows you how to make use of a good story.

Tell your story. Telling stories is the most effective verbal communication―if you know how to use it. Story Power provides techniques for creating and framing personal stories alongside effective tips for telling them in any setting. Plus, this book models stories with unique storytelling examples, exercises, and prompts, as well as storytelling techniques for delivery in a spontaneous, authentic style.

Learn from the verbal communication experts. Story Power is an engaging, lively guide to the art of telling stories from author and librarian Kate Farrell, a seasoned storyteller and founder of the Word Weaving Storytelling Project. In Story Power, more than twenty skillful contributors with a range of diverse voices share their secrets to creating, crafting, and telling tales.

In this book discover:

  • How to share your own coming-of-age stories and family folklore
  • The importance of a personal branding story and storytelling marketing
  • Seven Steps to Storytelling, along with helpful tools, organizers, and media options

Booklovers who have read StoryworthyThe Storyteller's SecretLong Story Short, or the classic How to Win Friends & Influence People, will find Story Power to be a great read.

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The Anxiety Getaway

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Relief

“This book is filled with solid, practical advice to defeat anxiety, based on scientifically backed techniques and years of clinical experience.” ―Helen Odessky, PsyD, author of Stop Anxiety from Stopping You

Many of the available resources for managing anxiety are based on opinion rather than science. Dr. Craig April, founder of The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management, relies on the latter. By employing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), he helps readers overcome fear for the anxiety relief they desire.

Stop being anxious for nothing. Assuming the role of victim when it comes to anxiety can make us feel trapped and convince us that we have no control in getting better. However, Dr. April has found that in most of its forms, anxiety is not a mental health disorder. In fact, anxiety relief begins by facing our fears. Using a stripped-down, no-nonsense approach to anxiety, Dr. April takes CBT techniques and tackles anxiety at the root: false fear messages.

Dare to overcome fear. Fear is a factor in all lives, whether we feel it plays a significant role in controlling us or not. Lucky for us, it is also something that can be faced. By recognizing anxiety as a result of false fear messages, we become better equipped to manage it. An expert in  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety relief, Dr. April uses over twenty years of experience to help readers face their fears and overcome their anxiety.

In this indispensable book on anxiety relief for adults, you’ll discover:

  • Effective anti-anxiety methods used at The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management
  • A non-victim approach to help you take back control and reclaim your life
  • Tips and practical tools to overcome fear

If you enjoyed anxiety books like Feeling Good (David Burns), The End of Mental Illness (Daniel Amen), Anxious for Nothing (Max Lucado), or works by Louise Hay, then you’ll love The Anxiety Getaway.

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You Should Be Writing

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Write Like an Expert

“This journal is a must-have for writers everywhere. With quotes from a diverse group of historical and modern authors to use as creative prompts on every page, you’ll be able to bring your writing inspiration with you wherever you go.” —Sassy Townhouse Living

#1 New Release in Quotation References

From famous all-time-great poets like T.S. Eliot to modern creatives like Roxane Gay, the selected writing quotes in this journal aim to instruct and inspire you to become a better writer.

Writing Inspiration from Incredible Authors. Gathered by Brenda Knight and writing coach Nita Sweeney, author of Depression Hates a Moving TargetYou Should Be Writing provides you with writing wisdom from a variety of accomplished authors.

Creative Writing Practice for Every Genre. This writing journal with prompts helps you practice a wide variety of writing skills. The excerpts and prompts include:

  • General advice: “Protect the time and space in which you write. Keep everybody away from it, even the people who are most important to you.” - Zadie Smith
  • Helpful instructions: “If you scribble your thoughts any which way, your reader will surely feel that you care nothing about them.” - Kurt Vonnegut
  • Genre-specific writing ideas and tips for particular areas of writing, such as poetry or storytelling: “For those whose bucket-list entails seeing their name on the spine of a book, it boils down to the power of persistence.” - Marlene Wagman-Geller

If you were inspired by the creative writing prompts and advice in 642 Things to Write AboutComplete the Story Journal, or Piccadilly 300 Writing Prompts, you’ll love Brenda's and Nita's You Should Be Writing: A Journal of Inspiration & Instruction to Keep Your Pen Moving.

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Glad to Be Human

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Celebrate Life’s Simple Pleasures

"I am changed by these now dog-eared pages, and I will return to them again and again for inspiration.” —Annabel Monaghan, author of The Digit Series, columnist for The Week and The Huffington Post

In a world so often filled with distressing news and bewildering violence, being “human” often gets a bad rap. Rejoice in everyday reasons to smile with positive thoughts and enjoy the gift of life.

Take a walk on the bright side and celebrate life. In Glad to Be Human: Adventures in Optimism, award-winning writer Irene O’Garden reminds us of the radiance of human existence. From kitchens to gardens to busy city streets, all around, in your everyday life, you can find plenty of reasons to feel gratitude and hope and find joy.

It’s the little things. In this collection of essays, O’Garden explores a wide range of practical reasons to celebrate life―just look closely around you. In one essay, she describes the simple pleasure that comes from clearing clutter off a desk―in another, the thrill of visiting the Statue of Liberty. The book’s grand finale is the Pushcart Prize-winning essay, “Glad to Be Human.”

One simple message. Through contemplation, meditation and with literary style, Glad to Be Human invites you to view life through a positive lens. From small, daily activities to journeys overseas, O’Garden has a knack for finding beauty and meaning in all life’s adventures―even in our deepest pain and suffering―helping all of us feel glad to be human.

If you enjoy Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Anne Lamott, or books like Risking the Rapids, The Book of Joy, The Book of Delights, or The Gratitude Diaries, you’ll love O’Garden’s Glad to Be Human.

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Good Dogs

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Bible Quotes and Canine Companions

“If you love your animals, you are going to love this book. It will remind you that the bond we share with our pets is an expression of divine love.” —Louise Hamon, author of Happiness A to Z

Godly Words of Wisdom. Join some pups for a dose of truth straight from the Good Book. These iconic Bible verses provide meaningful guidance in times of need.

Verses for Daily Meditation. This selection of inspiring, holy words will help you gain a greater understanding of life, compassion, and faith. Becca Anderson, author of The Women’s Book of Prayer and Prayers for Hard Times, knows you’ll find the truth and hope you need guided by the Lord―and everyone’s best friend in this Christian dog book.

Good Dogs is the perfect Christian inspirational gift. In this book, you’ll find:

  • Thought-provoking verses for encouragement and meditation
  • Clarifying explanations on every page
  • Beautiful, heartwarming images of all of your favorite dog breeds

If you like interactive self-care works and dog books like What’s True about YouZen DogsColor the Words of Jesus, or The Psalms in Color, you’ll love Good Dogs: Scripture and Bible Verses from Your Best Friend.

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