Rising Strong

The physics of vulnerability is simple If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall The author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

An award winning journalist s intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America s most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens behind closed doors We call it domestic violence We call it private violence Sometimes we call it intimate

With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

For readers of Atul Gawande and Paul Kalanithi, a palliative care doctor s breathtaking stories from 30 years spent caring for the dying Modern medical technology is allowing us to live longer and fuller lives than ever before And for the most part, that is good news But with changes in the way

The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People

What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain, says Dr Judith Orloff But for empaths it goes much further We actually feel others emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without

It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field Depression Anxiety Chronic Pain Phobias Obsessive thoughts The evidence is compelling the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life

Body Kindness: Transform Your Health from the Inside Out—and Never Say Diet Again

Freedom from Diets Imagine a graph with two lines One indicates happiness, the other tracks how you feel about your body If you re like millions of people, the lines do not intersect But what if they did This practical, inspirational, and visually lively book shows you how to create a healthier

Why Won’t You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts

Renowned psychologist and bestselling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language I m sorry and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken connections and restoring trust.Dr Harriet Lerner has been studying apologies and

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

An extraordinary, eye opening book People A rousing wake up call this highly engaging, provocative book prove s beyond a reasonable doubt that millions of lives depend on us finally coming to terms with the long term consequences of childhood adversity and toxic stress Michelle

Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help

How far do you really go to do unto others New Yorker journalist Larissa MacFarquhar reveals the individuals who devote themselves fully to bettering the lives of strangers, even when it comes at great personal cost There are those of us who help and those who live to help Larissa MacFarquhar

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

A pioneering researcher and one of the world s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing.Trauma is a fact of life Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat one in five Americans has been molested one in four grew up with alcoholics

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

What happens when a young brain is traumatized How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child s mind and how can that mind recover Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

When Trauma and Recovery was first published in 1992, it was hailed as a groundbreaking work In the intervening years, Herman s volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims In a new afterword, Herman chronicles the incredible response the book has

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Researcher and thought leader Dr Bren Brown offers a powerful new vision that encourages us to dare greatly to embrace vulnerability and imperfection, to live wholeheartedly, and to courageously engage in our lives It is not the critic who counts not the man who points out how the strong man