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10 Rules for Talking: An Expert's Guide to Mastering Difficult Conversations

Psychologist Dr Tim Harkness has noticed something: sometimes it seems that everyone is shouting, but nobody is listening. Surely we don't need to learn how to talk. Aren't we all born with an in..

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

From Amy Morin, author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do", the article that went viral and garnered million views in two weeks, comes the ultimate how-to guide to overcome the obstacles ge..

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Altruism: The Science and Psychology of Kindness

The concern for the well-being of others could be the saving grace of the 21st century. Matthieu Ricard's Altruism, an erudite, brilliantly ranging synthesis of philosophy, psychology and ages old wis..

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And Now For The Good News...: To the Future with Love

We know the stars, and have tamed most species that have crossed our paths; we've roamed the world over and travelled to Space; we've mastered industrialisation then created technology that our grandp..

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As a Man Thinketh: The Complete Original Edition

Originally published in 1903, James Allen's As A Man Thinketh reveals the fundamental truth of human nature: "A man is literally what he thinks." Allen's deceptively simple principle has changed the l..

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

________________________________NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'A supremely practical and useful book.? Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck________________________________A revolution..

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Axiomatic

Longlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize Longlisted in the 2019 Indie Book Awards for Nonfiction This boundary-shifting fusion of thinking, storytelling, and meditation takes as its starting ..

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Being a True Hero

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Belief Instinct, The: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life

Lively and brilliantly argued, The Belief Instinct explains the psychology behind belief. Drawing on surprising new studies as well as on literature, philosophy, and even pop culture, The Belief Insti..

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Black and White Thinking: The burden of a binary brain in a complex world

It is human instinct to sort, categorize and frame everything in binary black and white. It's how our brains work. Migrant or refugee? Muslim or Christian? Them or us? Rather than reaching out to thos..

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Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

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Bliss Brain: The Neuroscience of Remodeling Your Brain for Resilience, Creativity, and Joy

Neural plasticity-the discovery that the brain is capable of rewiring itself-is now widely understood. But what few people have grasped yet is how quickly this is happening, how extensive brain change..

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Box of Emotions, The

Dip into the Box of Emotions to find the perfect expression of how you feel. Each of the 80 cards contains a mini-essay on a different emotion on one side and a mesmerizing colour pattern on the other..

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Brain has A Mind Of Its Own, The

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Brain That Changes Itself

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own struc..

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Breaking Free Workbook

As a survivor of sexual abuse in childhood, you may find that its effects continue to haunt you - bringing guilt and shame, perhaps depression and anxiety, eating disorders, troubled relationships and..

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

For many years Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring meat in her diet. From Josephine's philosophical, spiritual and physic..

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Complex PTSD Workbook, The

Those affected by complex PTSD commonly feel as though there is something fundamentally wrong with them - that somewhere inside there is a part of them that needs to be fixed. Though untrue, such beli..

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

Why do diets fail? Is it due to genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid?After years of going on failed diets, Dr Nadja Hermann, a nutritionist and behavioural psychologist, ..

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body. Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? S..

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Discipline & Punish : The Birth of the Prison

In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systemati..

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Does Your Family Make You Smarter?

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Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You

'Abby Ellin's writing is everything her fiance pretended to be: witty, vulnerable, brave, smart, and honest.' - Michael Finkel, author of THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS In DUPED, New York Times..

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Emotional Intelligence : Why it Can Matter More Than IQ

As Goleman demonstrates, the personal costs of deficits in emotional intelligence can range from problems in marriage and parenting to poor physical health in adults, and to eating disorders and depre..

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

This is a New York Times Bestseller. Sometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. But what h..

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Free to be Children: Preventing child sexual abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand

Sexual abuse of children wrecks lives, families and communities. In this landmark book, well-known registered clinical psychologist Robyn Salisbury seeks the wisdom of those who have devoted many year..

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with a book that transforms our understanding of mental disorders by exploring a fu..

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Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission that Changed our Understanding of Madness, The

In the early 1970s, Stanford professor Dr Rosenhan conducted an experiment, sending sane patients into psychiatric wards; the result of which was a damning paper about psychiatric practises. The rippl..

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Happy Ever After: A Radical New Approach to Living Well

Be ambitious; find everlasting love; look after your health . . . There are countless stories about how we ought to live our lives. These narratives can make our lives easier, and they might sometimes..

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Health Psychology (Sage Foundations of Psychology Series)

Instructors - Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. Hormones in your gut can affect the way you ..

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Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia, The

'A truly important book. Radically open-hearted and vitally open-minded. I would implore you to read it, and share it, and talk about it.' - Max Porter, author Grief is the Thing with Feathers and Lan..

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How Psychology Works

Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psycholo..

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How Spies Think: Ten Lessons in Intelligence

Intelligence officers discern the truth. They gather information -- often contradictory or incomplete -- and, with it, they build the most accurate possible image of the world. With the stakes at thei..

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Infinite Game: How to Live Well Together

Whether we are competing for a job, building a business or championing a good cause, some days it can feel as if we are trapped in an endless competition for status, wealth or attention. Maybe if we l..

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Into the Abyss: A neuropsychiatrist's notes on troubled minds

We cannot know how to fix a problem until we understand its causes. But even for some of the most common mental health problems, three specialists might offer you three completely different treatments..

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Introducing the Freud Wars: A Graphic Guide

Compact INTRODUCING guide on the debates surrounding psychoanalysis's most contested figure. Freud is universally recognised as a pivotal figure in modern culture. Yet the man and his work continual..

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Laws of Human Nature

Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of readers, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most importa..

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies categorisation. 'Exhilarating ... dazzling ... a miraculous feat' Gua..

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Letters to a New Student: Tips to Study Smarter from a Psychologist

Letters to a New Student is a study skills book with a twist. You decide how to read it. Based on a series of short, informal, problem page letters that you can read in any order, the..

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Lonely Century, The

A radical call to arms and a bold new vision of how we must act, fast, to reconnect society at individual, government and business level, from a global economist hailed by the Observer as 'one of the ..

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Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild

Today many of us live indoor lives, disconnected from the natural world as never before. And yet nature remains deeply ingrained in our language, culture and consciousness. For centuries, we have acte..

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Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER `Brilliant for anyone wanting a better understanding of mental health' ZOE BALL `This amazing book will change your life' ELTON JOHN `Eye-opening' GUARDIAN `Br..

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Why do we think and do evil? What can science teach us about why humans do bad things? And what do our reactions to deviance teach us about ourselves? Drawing together science, psychology and phi..

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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

As a therapist, Lori knows a lot about pain, about the ways in which pain is tied to loss, and how change and loss travel together. She know how affirming it feels to blame the outside world for her f..

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Mending the Mind: The Art and Science of Overcoming Clinical Depression

Sadness is an inevitable part of life, but for most people it will usually alternate or coexist with happy times. Clinical depression, on the other hand, is a mental disorder that causes torment and a..

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Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Mid-Life

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Mindset: Changing the Way You Think to Fulfil Your Potential

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why..

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Mindsight : Change Your Brain and Your Life

From a pioneer in the field of mental health comes a groundbreaking book on the healing power of 'mindsight', the capacity for insight and empathy that allows you to make positive changes in your brai..

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

'A humane discourse on the fragility of our minds, of the bodies that give rise to them, and of the world they create for us. This book is filled with wonders' Daily Telegraph Oliver Sacks' compassion..

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently

Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction..A New York Times bestseller..Foreword by Oliver Sacks..What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a natur..

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New Manhood: Love, Freedom, Spirit and the New Masculinity, The

The landmark text aimed at conquering toxic masculinity and paving the way for a fairer world, updated for a new generation. For twenty years, Steve Biddulph's groundbreaking book Manhood and th..

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