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Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking

The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Int..

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promoti..

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

"Quiet" by Susan Cain will change how you think about introverts forever. A "Sunday Times" and "New York Times" Bestseller. Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understa..

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Read People

Rita Carter explains the science and psychology behind human behaviour - taking you from concept to real-life understanding in 20 approachable and thought-provoking lessons. Read People discusses the ..

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Reinventing Your Life: The breakthrough program to end negative behaviour and feel great again

Do you . . . Put the needs of others above your own? Start to panic when someone you love leaves - or threatens to? Often feel anxious about natural disasters, losing all your money, or gett..

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Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

For most of us, overwork is the new normal. Resting means late-night TV binges or hours spent on social media. We never truly recharge. In this revelatory book, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Soojung..

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Revolutionary Trauma Release Process: Transcend Your Toughest Times
Rip it Up: Forget Positive Thinking, it's Time for Positive Action

Rip up this book and unleash your hidden potential Most self-help books encourage you to think differently; to think yourself thin, imagine a richer self or to visualize the perfect you. This is diffi..

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River of Consciousness, The

In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been reflecti..

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Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect

Running on Empty is the first self-help book about Emotional Neglect: an invisible force from your childhood which you can't see, but may be affecting you profoundly to this day. It is about what didn..

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

'Nothing makes the world gleam like bad people getting the fate they deserve. For one glorious moment, the stars align, the universe delivers, and the commuter who barged past us all down the station ..

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Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

A radical reinterpretation of mental exercise from two New York Times bestselling authors - "What if we could exercise our minds like we exercise our bodies?" - backed by state-of-the-art scientific r..

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Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body, The

Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what we can learn from a one-of-a-kind data pool that includes world-class medit..

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Second Mountain, The

Are you on your first or second mountain? Is life about you - or others? About success - or something deeper? The world tells us that we should pursue our self-interest- career wins, high ..

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Secure Base, A

As Bowlby himself points out in his introduction to this seminal childcare book, to be a successful parent means a lot of very hard work. Giving time and attention to children means sacrificing other ..

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Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

"Self Comes to Mind" explores two questions that have haunted philosophers, neurologists, cognitive scientists and psychologists for centuries: how do brains construct minds, and how do minds become c..

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Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us
Shame: Free Yourself, Find Joy, and Build True Self-Esteem

Shame is a difficult emotion, and most of us do what we can to avoid it. But veteran psychologist Joseph Burgo shows us how we can use shame - which is an inevitable part of being human - as a tool fo..

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Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness

Our success as a species is built on sociability, so shyness in humans should be an anomaly. But it's actually remarkably common - we all know what it's like to cringe in embarrassment, stand tongue-t..

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Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

A world-renowned psychiatrist reveals the fascinating story of psychiatry's origins, demise and redemption. Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining 'lunatics' in cold cells and parad..

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Six Secrets of Intelligence, The

Some people have something to say in any conversation and can spot the hidden angles of completely unrelated problems; but how do they do it? So many books, apps, courses, and schools compete for..

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Skeleton Cupboard: Stories of Crisis, Sanity and Hope

The Skeleton Cupboard is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the eye..

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Society of Timid Souls: Or, How to be Brave

This book is a modern investigation of an ancient virtue, inspired by a group for stage-frightened musicians in 1940s Manhattan. Coinciding with the terrifying height of World War Two, it was called T..

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Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life

What if you had the power to change your brain for the better? In Soft-Wired, Dr. Michael Merzenich--a world authority on brain plasticity--explains how the brain rewires itself across the lifespan, a..

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'An elegant, thoughtful book . . . beautifully expresses the importance and experience of liberation from the battery-hen life of constant connection and crowds.' Daily Mail 'A compelling study o..

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Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life, The

Life-changing opportunities pass us by every day - now we can train our minds to seize themSelf-help books like The Secret promise that we can tap into the 'law of attraction' to control our destiny, ..

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Stop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights From Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick

Love it or hate it, we are all teachers. Whether walking clients through a new program, guiding an audience through a novel proposition, or helping our children to kick a soccer ball, nearly every day..

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Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be Understood)

Do you ever think you're the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague's abrasive manne..

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Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife

oWhile exploring the evidence for an afterlife, I witnessed some unbelievable things that are not supposed to be possible in our material world. Yet they were unavoidably and undeniably real. Despite ..

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Talent for Friendship, A: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait

This book frames our biological and psychological capacity to make friends as an evolved ability, comparing friendship to other evolved traits of human beings such as walking upright on two legs, havi..

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Talking Cure, The

In The Talking Cure, psychotherapists Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship bring us nine inspiring stories of transformation. They introduce us to their clients, fictional amalgams of real-life cases..

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The Atlas of Happiness: the global secrets of how to be happy

From the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly, an entertaining, reassuring and useful trip around the world, discovering the secrets of happiness from 30 countries. From IKIGA..

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The Body Language Bible: The hidden meaning behind people's gestures and expressions

We live in an image-conscious society where looking the best tends to win over being the best. Human beings judge each other subconsciously in less than three seconds, based on body language alone.Fil..

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The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-dec..

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The Influential Mind


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The Uncanny

Freud was fascinated by the mysteries of creativity and the imagination. The major pieces collected here explore the vivid but seemingly trivial childhood memories that often 'screen' far more uncomfo..

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Think Less, Learn More: Unlock the Power of the Unfocused Mind

Most of us worry about our distractibility. We zone out, daydream and procrastinate, and then chastise ourselves for wasting time. But what if most of that "wasted time" was actually time well spent? ..

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Thinking in Pictures


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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Major "New York Times" bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the "New York Times Book Review" as one of the best books of 2011A "Globe and Mail" Best ..

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Tipping Point : How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

"The Tipping Point" is the biography of an idea, and the idea is quite simple: that many of the problems we face - from murder to teenage delinquency to traffic jams - behave like epidemics. They aren..

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To Sell Is Human:  Surprising Truth About Persuading, Convincing & Influencing Others (New Edition 2013)

In this provocative book, New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Daniel H. Pink offers a fresh look at the art and science of persuasion. Physicians sell patients on a remedy. Lawye..

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Trauma and the Soul: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Human Development and Its Interruption

In Trauma and the Soul, Donald Kalsched continues the exploration he began in his first book, The Inner World of Trauma (1996)-this time going further into the mystical or spiritual moments that often..

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Trauma Essentials: The Go-to Guide

Babette Rothschild presents the wide range of trauma treatments available and gives readers tools to choose a treatment plan or assess whether their treatment plan is working. Medication and associate..

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Un-Train Your Brain: A Formula for Freedom (from the Neurons That Hold You Back)

Right now, be it great or dire, your life is the sum total of your thoughts, choices, actions and habits; everything in your life can be traced to the way you think and how this influences what you do..

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When therapist-in-training, James O'Neill, starts his placement at a therapy centre in West London, his first referral is Abraham, a silent and frightened young man in a tightly zipped, hooded anorak...

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Very Human Ending: How Suicide Haunts Our Species

We are the only species on the face of the planet that deliberately ends its own life. More often than not, it is negative social evaluations - real or imagined - that drive us to it. But what is it a..

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Very Human Ending: How suicide haunts our species, A

'This book touches on some deep questions relevant to us all... A fascinating, thoughtful, unflinching meditation on one of the most intriguing and curious aspects of the human condition.' - Dr Frank ..

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Village Effect: Why Face-to-Face Contact Matters

"Marrying the findings of the new field of social neuroscience together with gripping human stories, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker explores the impact of face-to-face contact from..

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Visual Thinking

For thirty-five years Visual Thinking has been the gold standard for art educators, psychologists, and general readers alike. In this seminal work, Arnheim, author of "The Dynamics of Architectural Fo..

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Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

We all hear voices. Ordinary thinking is often a kind of conversation, filling our heads with speech: the voices of reason, of memory, of self-encouragement and rebuke, the inner dialogue that helps u..

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VSI: Brain


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