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Creating a Life Together

New Society Publishers | January 1, 2003 | 272 pages
An intentional community is a group of people who have chosen to live or work together in pursuit of a common ideal or vision. An ecovillage is a village-scale intentional community that intends to create, ecological, social, economic, and spiritual sustainability over several generations. The 90s... More Info

40 Days of Dating

Harry N Abrams Incorporated | January 1, 2015 | 304 pages
When New York-based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit--could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other... More Info

The Kindness Diaries

Readers Digest | December 30, 2014 | 288 pages
The incredible journey of one man who sets out to circumnavigate the globe on a vintage motorbike fueled by kindness. Follow the inspirational journey of a former stockbroker who leaves his unfulfilling desk job in search of a meaningful life. He sets out from Los Angeles on a vintage motorbike,... More Info

Congratulations, by the Way

Random House | April 22, 2014 | 64 pages
Drawing on his well-received convocation address at Syracuse University, one of today's most influential and original writers shows us how to lead kinder, more fulfilling lives. 100,000 first printing.  More Info

The Places that Scare You

Shambhala | August 13, 2002 | 160 pages
We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This... More Info

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Vintage Books Canada | December 27, 2011 | 240 pages
Karen Armstrong explains how to practise the religion of compassion that her last books have preached. In November 2009 Armstrong and TED launched The Charter of Compassion, which states that "We call upon all men and women to restore compassion to the centre of morality and cultivate... More Info

The One Thing

Bard | April 1, 2013 | 240 pages
Learn The One Thing success habit to overcome the 6 lies that block our success, beat the 7 thieves that steal our time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority, and productivity.  More Info

From Know-How to Do-How

Nicholas Brealey International | May 16, 2013 | 288 pages
Everyone knows how to effect change, in themselves and in those around them, don’t they? Change that actually brings about – change. Not necessarily. If you find yourself frustrated with getting the same result, or a result that doesn’t deliver what is really needed; if you are looking for a... More Info

The Art of Thinking Clearly

Harper | May 14, 2013 | 304 pages
The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.  More Info

Buddhist Boot Camp

HarperOne | February 19, 2013 | 160 pages
Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing... More Info

True Refuge

Random House Digital, Inc. | January 22, 2013 | 320 pages
The award-winning author of Radical Acceptance presents an accessible guide to tapping inner resources to promote peace and acceptance in the face of difficult life challenges, building on the three traditional Buddhist pathways to freedom while offering meditation guidelines and illustrative... More Info

Living Life Fully

Snow Lion Publications | January 16, 2013 | 224 pages
We are all imprisoned by the projections of our minds, and we all have the power to free ourselves. To gain this freedom, we must do three things: know that we are imprisoned, investigate how we entrap ourselves, and discover how to overcome our habitual patterns. The discipline of the sitting... More Info


Cambridge University Press | July 23, 2012 | 204 pages
Many of us will be struck by one or more major traumas sometime in our lives. Perhaps you have been a victim of sexual abuse, domestic violence or assault. Perhaps you were involved in a serious car accident. Perhaps you are a combat veteran. Maybe you were on the beach in Thailand during a... More Info

Cultivating Peace

May 10, 2012 | 210 pages
This profound guidebook reframes and expands the mission of building a global culture of peace. Going far beyond conventional techniques of conflict resolution, James O'Dea provides a holistic approach to peace work, covering its oft-ignored cultural, spiritual, and scientific dimensions while... More Info

Connecting Across Differences

Puddle Dancer Press | April 1, 2012 | 402 pages
In this fully revised second edition, Dr. Dian Killian and Dr. Jane Marantz Connor offer a comprehensive and accessible introductory guide to exploring the concepts, applications, and transformative power of the nonviolent communication process. Providing research-based insight into the psychology... More Info

The Procrastination Equation

Vintage Canada | December 27, 2011 | 352 pages
DON'T WAIT TO READ THIS BOOK: The world's leading expert on procrastination uses his groundbreaking research to offer understanding on a matter that bedevils us all. Writing with humour, humanity and solid scientific information reminiscent of Stumbling on Happinessand Freakonomics, Piers Steel... More Info

How Not to Move Back in with Your Parents

Doubleday Canada | March 27, 2012 | 240 pages
In this era of the Boomerang Generation, here at last is a full and frank guide to avoiding the need to move back in with your parents. Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mailis one of Canada's most trusted and widely read financial experts. His latest book is the first by anyone to target financial... More Info

It Gets Better

Plume | January 25, 2012 | 352 pages
A collection of essays and testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people, stresses to gay and lesbian youth that they can lead fulfilling lives free of bullying, and that their adult years will get better.  More Info

It's Not You, It's Me

Overlook Pr | December 27, 2011 | 176 pages
Award-winning poet Jerry Williams is an expert in breaking up, and he credits his survival to the careful words of poets who have loved and lost before him. It's Not You, It's Me is a poetry anthology--at once amusing, angry, sweet, and bitter--that gives a fresh voice to the all-too-familiar... More Info