The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage

The bestselling author of The Willpower Instinct introduces a surprising science based book that doesn t tell us why we should exercise but instead shows us how to fall in love with movement Exercise is health enhancing and life extending, yet many of us feel it s a chore But, as Kelly McGonigal

The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It

The most important book at the borderland of psychology and politics that I have ever read Martin E P Seligman, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology at that University of Pennsylvania and author of Learned Optimism Why are we devastated by a word of criticism even when it s mixed with

Everything Isn't Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down

In the spirit of You Are a Badass and The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F ck, a helpful and humorous guide to shedding our anxious habits and building a solid sense of self in our increasingly anxiety inducing world Licensed therapist and mental health writer Dr Kathleen Smith offers a

The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness

From one of America s most courageous young journalists NPR comes a propulsive narrative history investigating the 50 year old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness how do you diagnose it,

Someone Is Out to Get Us: A Not So Brief History of Cold War Paranoia and Madness

From UFOs to Dr Strangelove, LSD experiments to Richard Nixon, author Brian Brown investigates the paranoid, panicked history of the Cold War.In Someone Is Out to Get Us, Brian T Brown explores the delusions, absurdities, and best kept secrets of the Cold War, during which the United States fought

The Feminist Handbook: Practical Tools to Resist Sexism and Dismantle the Patriarchy

It s time to fight back With this intersectional handbook, you ll discover practical, everyday tips and tools to help you resist sexism, smash the patriarchy, and create a better world for yourself and future generations From reproductive rights and the wage gap to MeToo and TimesUp gender

Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything: A Theory of Human Misunderstanding

A leading social researcher explains why humans so consistently misunderstand the outside world How often are women harassed What percentage of the population are immigrants How bad is unemployment These questions are important, but most of us get the answers wrong Research shows that people

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation Why did Neville Chamberlain think he

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780062457738 In this generation defining self help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people For decades, we ve been told that positive thinking is

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

From a New York Times best selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist s world where her patients are looking for answers and so is she One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The instant New York Times bestseller Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What