My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body centered psychology He

Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

The mental well being of children and adults is shockingly poor Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why And he knows what we can do We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children n nMarc Brackett is a professor in Yale University s Child Study Center and founding

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 w

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

In No Visible Bruises, journalist Rachel Louise Snyder frames this urgent and immersive account of the scale of domestic violence in our country around key stories that explode the common myths that if things were bad enough, victims would just leave that a violent person cannot become nonviolent

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 w

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

Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person

n A vibrant, compelling memoir from a remarkable young woman that bravely reveals the real life havoc wrought by depression and the urgent search for solutions Illuminating, completely engaging it s essential reading for all since we all know someone whose life, family or friends are touched by th

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 th