Science/Health/Self-Care Recommendations

If You're Freaking Out, Read This: A Coping Workbook for Building Good Habits, Behaviors, and Hope for the Future (Good Life) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781621069010
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - January 14th, 2020

Is everything terrible? Is your life going to shit and your brain's convinced you that you're utterly screwed? Have you found yourself in a dark place with no way out? Are you having trouble holding onto reality and getting out of the dumps? All of the above? Sounds like you're freaking out.Simone has been there.


How to Treat People: A Nurse's Notes Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324003465
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 10th, 2019

A fascinating and poignant memoir of the body and its care, told through the experiences of a young nurse.


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST 
LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD

"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." The Washington Post 


An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062698490
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 24th, 2020

“A deeply reported and entertainingly written exploration of the human immune system and how it works.” —USA Today

National Bestseller * Essential reading during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic


Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802147851
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Published: Grove Press - January 7th, 2020

A generation-defining exploration of the new midlife crisis facing Gen X women and the unique circumstances that have brought them to this point, Why We Can't Sleep is a lively successor to Passages by Gail Sheehy and The Defining Decade by Meg Jay


Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ (Revised Edition) Cover Image
By Giulia Enders, Jill Enders (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771643764
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Published: Greystone Books - March 27th, 2018

"Everything you ever wanted to know about the gut (and then some)."
--SELF

In this New York Times bestseller, scientist Giulia Enders reveals the secrets of your digestive system--including new research on the connection between your gut and your brain.


Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393651546
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 28th, 2020

A Next Big Idea Club Must-Read Nonfiction Book of Winter 2020 and a Real Simple Best Book of 2020 (So Far)

A revelatory investigation of friendship, with profound implications for our understanding of what humans and animals alike need to thrive across a lifetime.


How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250066114
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 8th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

“This book may help those who are susceptible to illnesses that can be prevented.”

—His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“Absolutely the best book I’ve read on nutrition and diet”

–Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution


Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328662057
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 2nd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC!

“Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing.”—Katie Couric
 
“This is a daring, delight


Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781612125350
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 22nd, 2016

Silver Nautilus Book Award Winner for Health & Healing

An antacid or an aspirin may soothe your pain, but it doesn’t cure the cause of your symptoms.


Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358003328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 1st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

The world’s leading expert on habit formation shows how you can have a happier, healthier life: by starting small. 

 
When it comes to change, TINY IS MIGHTY. Start with two pushups a day, not a two-hour workout; or five deep breaths each morning rather than an hour of meditation.


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780805095159
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Published: Metropolitan Books - October 7th, 2014

#1 New York Times Bestseller

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending


Better Balance for Life: Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine Cover Image
By Carol Clements, Dr. Jon LaPook (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781615194155
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Published: The Experiment - November 20th, 2018

“Falls can kill you. Here’s how to minimize the risk. . . .


House Lessons: Renovating a Life Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781632172440
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Published: Sasquatch Books - March 24th, 2020

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ERICA BAUERMEISTER COMES A MEMOIR ABOUT THE POWER OF HOME—AND THE TRANSFORMATIVE ACT OF RESTORING ONE HOUSE IN PARTICULAR.