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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: Relating to and Communicating with Others, from the Boardroom to the Bedroom
by Alan Alda
published by Randon House

Alan Alda has been on a decades-long journey to discover new ways to help people communicate and relate to one another more effectively. If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? is the warm, witty, and informative chronicle of how Alda found inspiration in everything from cutting-edge science to classic acting methods.

The Book of Truth: The Mastery Trilogy: Book II
by Paul Selig
published by TarcherPerigee

As recently seen on ABC's Nightline, channeler Paul Selig presents the second work in his acclaimed Mastery Trilogy. The Book of Truth casts your relationships—and what they reveal about you—in a dramatic and radical new light.

Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life
by Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith
published by Wiley

Lifestorming is the indispensably practical handbook for becoming the person you want to be. Redesign your life, friends, behaviors, and beliefs to move closer to your goals every single day, guided by expert insight and deep introspection. Written by a veteran author team behind almost 100 books on human behavior, this guide helps you learn why you do things the way you do them, and how to do them better.

Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom: A Complete Prescription to Optimize Your Health, Prevent Disease, and Live with Vitality and Joy
by Acharya Shunya
published by Sounds True

Ayurveda is founded on the belief that true health is everyone’s birthright—and that each of us is a self-healing entity who can use nature’s abundance to restore and renew ourselves. Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom is a breakthrough book for yoga practitioners, spiritual seekers, and anyone ready to learn a "doable" approach to this time-tested art and science of health and well-being.

The Well Life: How to Use Structure, Sweetness, and Space to Create Balance, Happiness, and Peace
by Briana Borten & Dr. Peter Borten
published by Adams Media

Three simple principles for creating a balanced and satisfying life! The secret to living an exceptional life—with fulfilling work and leisure, meaningful relationships, and time for oneself—is finding balance. Briana and Dr. Peter Borten have the strategies you need to achieve this all-important balance in your life—even in the face of chaos.

Soul Over Matter: Ancient and Modern Wisdom and Practical Techniques to Create Unlimited Financial Abundance
by Zhi Gang Sha and Adam Markel
published by BenBella Books

Combine ancient Eastern and modern Western wisdom, mix in proven techniques from both a CEO and a legendary soul healer, and you get Soul Over Matter. Designed for readers at every level of economic experience, this book gives you a unique and powerful path to financial abundance.

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

It Didn’t Start With You is a transformative approach to resolving longstanding difficulties that in many cases, traditional therapy, drugs, or other interventions have not had the capacity to touch.

Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman's Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life
by Shannon Kopp
published by William Morrow Paperbacks

Shannon’s poignant memoir is a story of hope, resilience, and the spiritual healing animals bring to our lives. Rich with emotion and inspiration it is essential reading for animal lovers and anyone who has struggled to change.

Find Your Balance Point: Clarify Your Priorities, Simplify Your Life, and Achieve More
by Brian Tracy and Christina Stein
published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Bestselling author Brian Tracy teams up with Christina Stein to show how to find true balance - when all your actions and choices are guided by a profound knowledge of what is most important to you. You’ll not only feel less stressed, but you'll accomplish more, and more efficiently, that you ever thought possible.

Stronger: Develop the Resilience You Need to Succeed
by George S. Everly Jr., Ph.D., Douglas A. Strouse, Ph.D., and Dennis K. McCormack, Ph.D.,
published by AMACOM

Why do some people succumb to stress, while others thrive? Stronger: Develop the Resilience You Need to Succeed explores the science behind resilience in order to offer readers a better understanding of how they can resist crumbling under pressure.

30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage
by Karl Pillemer Ph.D.
published by Hudson Street Press

Based on the most detailed survey of long-married people ever conducted, 30 Lessons for Loving shows the way to lifelong, fulfilling relationships. The author, an internationally renowned gerontologist at Cornell University, offers sage advice from the oldest and wisest Americans on everything from finding a partner, to deciding to commit, to growing old together.

Your Life Isn't for You: A Selfish Person's Guide to Being Selfless
by Seth Adam Smith
published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Following up on his monster blog post “Marriage is Not for You” (30 million views and coverage in broadcast and online media worldwide), Seth Adam Smith shows how the philosophy of living for others that he introduced in that post applies to all areas of life.

The Curious One: From Food Stamps to CEO - One Woman's Journey through Struggle, Tragedy, Success and Love
by Chelsea Berler
published by Chelsea Berler

Chelsea Berler is living proof that dreams can come true… that a person can go from food stamps, struggles, and tragedies to become a successful CEO and author. Driven and resourceful, she is a flourishing entrepreneur at 30, with business savvy that’s been honed to perfection, and an experienced marketing pro and successful author.

Alive Again: Recovering from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
by Howard C. Samuels, Psy.D. with Jane O'Boyle
published by Wiley

Howard Samuels is one of the world's leading drug and alcohol addiction experts who runs the prestigious The Hills Treatment Center in Los Angeles. This self-help book provides hope, inspiration, and prescriptive advice for those who want to recover as well as guidance for friends and family members seeking help for someone they love.

Treasury of Joy and Inspiration: Our Most Moving Stories Ever
by Reader's Digest Editors
published by Reader's Digest

For over 90 years, America has turned to Reader's Digest Magazine for incredible real-life stories. They move us to tears, lift our spirit, connect us to our communities, and inspire us in unique and exciting ways that we never dreamed were possible. Now, for the first time ever, you're invited to own this deeply moving collection of our most-popular articles, each one carefully selected by our editors.

Stillpower: Excellence with Ease in Sports and Life
by Garret Kramer
published by Beyond Words Publishing/Atria Books

For years, athletes, coaches, parents, and organizations have searched for the secrets to optimum mental performance. However, in spite of a myriad of tools and techniques, success and contentment continue to be as elusive as ever, until now. Garret Kramer’s Stillpower offers a revolutionary explanation for this predicament and provides a basic, yet dynamic, approach for the future.

Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth
by Mika Brzezinski
published by Weinstein Books

The New York Times bestseller, now in paperback, from the star of MSNBC's Morning Joe and New York Times bestselling author of All Things at Once, comes a timely and powerful look at women's value in the workplace, weaving together personal stories of struggle and success from prominent women in all lines of work.

Earn What You're Really Worth: How to Maximize Your Income at Any Time in Any Market
by Brian Tracy
published by Vanguard Press

Earn What You're Really Worth is for every person who works in any competitive industry, including staff members or executives who want to earn more money; people in job transition; students entering the workplace; and every unemployed person who wants to get back into the workforce.

Kiss That Frog!: 21 Ways to Turn Negatives into Positives
by Brian Tracy and Christina Stein
published by Berrett-Koehler

No matter how old or young, experienced or inexperienced, everyone must deal with negative thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. This book shows how to turn negatives into positives in all areas of life and work. As he has done in his other bestselling books, Brian Tracy offers concise, proven, easy-to-apply ideas and strategies that anyone can use immediately to transform daily thinking and behavior.

Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy
by Francine Shapiro, PhD
published by Rodale Books

Whether we've experienced small setbacks or major traumas, we are all influenced by our memories, and by experiences we may not remember or don't fully understand. Getting Past Your Past offers practical techniques that demystify the human condition and empower readers looking to take charge of their lives.

The Mothers of Reinvention: Reclaim Your Identity, Unleash Your Potential, Love Your Life
by Jennifer Pate and Barbara Machen
published by Vanguard Press

Through the journey of their own reinventions, the Mom Secret was discovered: The more satisfied you are with yourself, the better you can deal with the chaos that surrounds you, the better role model you will be, and the better off your entire family will be! This is not a luxury. This is a necessity. Jen and Barb share their steps to help you realize your full potential as a woman while still maintaining your joy as a mom and/or wife.

Beyond Human: Claiming the Power and Magic of Your Limitless Self
by Jaden Rose Phoenix
published by Cherryhurst Press

Jaden Phoenix gets us out of our heads and into our heart space. Suddenly enlightenment isn't about perfection, expectations or demands, but about letting go, trusting, and allowing the universe to work through you. You'll discover the beauty of the deep, magical space "beyond human."

Where's My Wand?: One Boy's Magical Triumph Over Alienation and Shag Carpeting
by Eric Poole
published by Berkley Trade

First-time author Eric Poole joins the ranks of Augusten Burroughs, David Sedaris, and David Rakoff with his chronicle of a childhood gone hilariously and heartbreakingly awry in the Midwest of the 1970s.

Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles
by Heather Lende
published by Algonquin Books

Lende's irrepressible spirit, her wry humor, and her commitment to living a life on the edge of the world resonate on every page. And her writing, so honest and unadorned, offers profound lessons to live by.

Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race
by Todd G. Buchholz
published by Hudson Street Press

Witty, compelling, and full of surprises, Todd Buchholz shows that it's the race itself that literally delivers the rush and drives us forward, even if we never reach the finish line. He will convince you that what you really want is to chase your tail -- even if you never catch it.

Blessed: Living a Grateful Life
by Ellen Michaud
published by Reader's Digest

Sometimes we just need to stop for a moment and absorb the quiet moments in the world around us--to take a deep breath and appreciate the things in life that make us thankful and bring us joy.

Abigail Brenner
by Abigail Brenner
published by Createspace

Abigail Brenner, M.D., is a board certified psychiatrist currently in private practices as well as an ordained interfaith minister who helps people design, create, and perform personally meaningful rituals.

Inside-Out Healing: Transforming Your Life Through the Power of Presence
by Richard Moss, M.D.
published by Hay House

Join world-renowned consciousness teacher and healer Richard Moss in an exploration of the power of presence in your life.

The Voice: Overcome Negative Self-Talk and Discover Your Inner Wisdom
by Brian Alman MD and Stephen Montgomery MD
published by Sterling Ethos

Learn how to hear and use it to solve life's challenges, whether they're physical, emotional, or both.

The Solution: Conquer Your Fear, Control Your Future
by Lucinda Bassett
published by Sterling Ethos

Begin now to believe that anything is possible.

Begin now to change the person you are into the person you can become.

You are about to embark on an exciting journey of self- discovery.

Pitch Uncertain: A Mid-Century Middle Daughter Finds Her Voice
by Maisie Houghton
published by TidePool Press

Touching and incisive, Pitch Uncertain is a beautifully drawn account of Maisie Houghton's struggle to find her own voice as the middle child of two parents whose marriage and lives she slowly decoded as she came of age in the 1950s.

Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals
by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.
published by Hudson Street Press

Most of us have no idea why we fail to reach our goals. Now Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, a rising star in the field of social psychology shows us how to overcome the hurdles that have defeated us before. Dr. Grant Halvorson offers insights-many surprising-that readers can use immediately.

Tapping the Source: Using the Master Key System for Abundance and Happiness
by William Gladstone, Richard Greninger, and John Selby
published by Sterling Ethos

Easy to use, enjoyable to read, and proven effective, this is a revolutionary new method for taking advantage of the "law of attraction" drawn from the legendary Master Key System.

Infinite Quest: Develop Your Psychic Intuition to Take Charge of Your Life
by John Edward
published by Sterling Ethos

John Edward, in his long-awaited new book, shows people how they too can tap into their psychic selves. Infinite Quest will help readers to develop their intuition and renew their own latent powers, so they can confidently take chances and make choices.

Love and Intuition: A Psychic's Guide to Creating Lasting Love
by Sherrie Dillard
published by Llewellyn Worldwide

In this heartfelt and uplifting book, professional psychic Sherrie Dillard teaches you how to develop your intuition to attract and sustain soulful love. After discovering your personal love type -- emotional, spiritual, mental, or physical -- you can find out your spouse or partner's love type and practice creative exercises, visualizations, and guided meditations to strengthen your relationship, heal rifts, get a better understanding how you relate to each other, and deepen your connection.

No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Disciplne
by Brian Tracy
published by Vanguard Press

You don't need to have been born under a lucky star, or with incredible wealth, or with terrific contacts and connections, or even special skills...but what you do need to succeed in any of your life goals is self-discipline. Unfortunately, most people give in to the two worst enemies of success: they take the path of least resistance (in other words, they're lazy) and/or they want immediate gratification: they don't consider the long-term consequences of the actions they take today.

The Happy Stepmother: Stay Sane, Empower Yourself, Thrive in Your New Family
by Rachelle Katz, Ed.D., LMFT
published by Harlequin

If you're frustrated by having all the responsibilities of motherhood, with none of the recognition or reward, or worried that stepfamily issues are driving a wedge between you and your husband, then you're not alone -- and you can do something about it.

What Would Rob Do? An Irreverent Guide to Surviving Life's Daily Indignities
by Rob Sachs
published by Wiley

What do you do if you get a bad haircut? Do you have trouble remembering people's names? What happens if you clog the toilet at a friend's house? Rob Sachs has given prudent and entertaining advice for dealing with all sorts of everyday challenges in his successful What Would Rob Do? podcast series, consulting with experts ranging from Fabio to Erik Estrada on dozens of daily dilemmas and common conundrums.

SheKnows.com Presents: The Best Sex of Your Life: 101 Secrets Every Woman Should Know
by Jennifer Hunt and Dan Baritchi
published by Adams Media

In this book, noted sex experts Jennifer and Dan reveal 101 salacious secrets for delightful encounters between the sheets. You have sex; and sure, it's okay, maybe occasionally even good. But with this new guide they help you kick it up a notch to have the best sex every time.

Waiting for Jack: Confessions of a Self-Help Junkie: How to Stop Waiting and Start Living Your Life
by Kristen Moeller
published by Morgan James Publishing

Waiting for Jack is Eat, Pray, Love meets The Success Principles. Its memoir meets “how to.” It’s an inquiry into why we keep waiting for our lives to start, why we look outside ourselves for the answers and why we hide the magnificence that we really are. After so many years of being a seeker and not a finder, I declared an end to the “waiting for Jack.” Through the sharing of intimate and authentic stories (both mine and others), the reader takes the journey to break free from the “self-help treadmill” and to find their own “inner Jack.”

Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful No Matter What
by Srikumar Rao, Ph.D.
published by McGraw Hill

In these tough times, there are few people who are completely happy with the current conditions. From business executives to the everyday Joe or Jane, everyone seems to be going through a rough economic and personal crunch. But acclaimed business school Professor Srikumar Rao says that we can learn to create joy no matter what else may be going on around us.

The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back
by Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen
published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

It all started when 14-year old Hannah Salwen, idealistic but troubled by a growing sense of injustice in the world, had a eureka moment when a homeless man in her neighborhood was juxtaposed against a glistening Mercedes coupe. "You know, Dad,” she said, pointing, “If that man had a less nice car, that man there could have a meal.”

When Turtles Fly: Secrets of Successful People Who Know How to Stick Their Necks Out
by Nikki Stone
published by Morgan James Publishing

Did you know you have better odds at winning the lottery than an Olympic medal? To bring home one of those coveted medals -- or achieve any great personal goal in life -- you need a lot more than luck. You need a game plan.

The SuperStress Solution: Reclaim Your Ability to Relax, Repair Your Body, and Love Your Life
by Roberta Lee, M.D.
published by Random House

In this empowering, life-changing book, Dr. Lee shows you how to build crucial stress resistance and resilience back into your hectic life with a unique prescription for recognizing, rebalancing, and protecting against stresses small and large.

The Law of Forgiveness: Tap in to the Positive Power of Forgiveness--and Attract Good Things to Your Life
by Connie Domino
published by Berkley Trade

Author of the life-changing book The Law of Attraction: Develop Irresistible Attraction, Connie Domino knows the secret to reaching goals, attracting what one really wants, and receiving myriad blessings: forgiveness. Forgiving others and oneself is key to greater health and prosperity.

Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the World
by Ed Shapiro and Deb Shapiro
published by Sterling Publishers

Meditation is now enjoying a renewed surge of popularity, penetrating the public consciousness as never before. What might that mean for us all? Be the Change examines the transformations wrought by this ancient practice through the wisdom of extraordinary luminaries, interwoven with text from award-winning authors Ed and Deb Shapiro.

Love Your Body, Love Your Life: 5 Steps to End Negative Body Obsession and Start Living Happily and Confidently
by Sarah Maria
published by Adams Media

We'll do anything to look better -- and yet we still feel bad about how we look. Self-loathing has reached epidemic proportions. But there is a way to end self-destructive thoughts and behavior. In Love Your Body, Love Your Life, noted body-image expert Sarah Maria presents her proven five-step plan anyone can use to overcome negative body obsession (NBO).

Solace: Finding Your Way Through Grief and Learning to Live Again
by Roberta Temes, PhD
published by American Management Association

Solace provides soothing comfort and hope for those who are suffering. As an award-winning bereavement expert, Roberta Temes believe all of us experience and process grief in our own way. Here she helps readers through the stages of grief, tells them when they should worry, helps them consider the pros and cons of bereavement groups and counselors, and shows them how to use visualization to help the healing process.

Why Loyalty Matters: The Groundbreaking Approach to Rediscovering Happiness, Meaning and Lasting Fulfillment in Your Life and Work
by Timothy Keiningham
published by BenBella Books

In Why Loyalty Matters, renowned loyalty experts Timothy Keiningham and Lerzan Aksoy draw from the most comprehensive study of loyalty ever conducted, the landmark Ipsos Loyalty Study, to show why loyalty is critical to our happiness as individuals and our success as a society.

I Hate People: Kick Loose from the Overbearing and Underhanded Jerks at Work and Get What You Want Out of Your Job
by Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon
published by Little, Brown & Company

Face it, whether your company has 10 employees or 10,000, you must grapple with people you can't stand in the office. Luckily Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon have written I HATE PEOPLE!, a smart, counter-intuitive, and irreverent turn on the classic workplace self-help book that will show you how to identify the Ten Least Wanted--the people you hate--while revealing the strategies to neutralize them.

The Compass
by Tammy Kling & John Spencer Ellis
published by Vanguard Press

The Compass is a life transformation novel that will guide you on a journey of self-discovery. At the core of The Compass are specific life lessons about belief systems, authenticity, and understanding who you really are in order to live out your destiny.

The Maxims of Manhood: 100 Rules Every Real Man Must Live By
by Jeff Wilser
published by Adams Media

As a real man, you have to think. You have to read. You have to fight. Your dog must be larger than a toaster. Tip well. Never use the word "blossom." Outperform the GPS. Know how to chug a beer (and know that you shouldn't). Always hold the door. Never use emoticons. These are The Maxims of Manhood.

Clean Body: The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing Yourself
by Michael DeJong
published by Sterling Publishers


Clean up your act . . .

. . . by pampering and cleansing EVERY part of your body from head to toe -- naturally

The Love-Powered Diet: Eating for Freedom, Health, and Joy
by Victoria Moran
published by Lantern Books

Finally, make peace with food and have a body you're proud of by drawing on the wisdom and grace already inside you. Replace cravings with calmness. Relate to food as a loving friend, not a feared enemy.

The Power of Premonitions: How Knowing the Future Can Shape Our Lives
by Larry Dossey, M.D.
published by Dutton Adult

Larry Dossey, the doctor -- and bestselling author -- who first demonstrated the healing effects of prayer, now offers an unprecedented look at the science of premonitions. More than an examination of case studies, The Power of Premonitions reveals the world of science and research that proves the human capacity for knowing the future.

The Little Book on Meaning: Why We Crave It, How We Create It
by Laura Berman Fortgang
published by Tarcher

Fortgang reveals that while our hunger for a "meaningful" life can be enormous, our desire for meaning is usually satiated by small, bite-size morsels of meaning -- the little, almost incidental events or "achievements" that comprise the fabric of our lives.

Living a Charmed Life: Your Guide to Finding Magic in Every Moment of Every Day
by Victoria Moran
published by HarperOne

Bestselling author Victoria Moran's Living a Charmed Life presents fifty action-inspiring essays that show us how to custom craft our very own blessed lives. Covering topics such as living richly, staying close to what makes you come alive, and being completely, utterly yourself, Moran emphasizes that this kind of happiness is possible for anyone of any age in any circumstance.

You Don't Have to Learn the Hard Way: Making It in the Real World: A Guide for Graduates
by J.R. Parrish
published by BenBella Books

Chock-full of practical advice for teen and college age readers on everything from how to nail that first big job interview, to circumventing the typical pitfalls of adjusting to the adult world, this valuable guidebook synthesizes a life's worth of wisdom into one engaging volume.

Get Off Your "But": How to End Self-Sabotage and Stand Up for Yourself
by Sean Stephenson
published by Jossey Bass (Wiley-San Francisco)

"This book will show you how to move beyond your limitations and begin to experience and share your gifts at the highest level . . . Read this book in its entirety, follow the lessons closely, and watch as your life transforms into a masterpiece filled with an abundance of bliss, passion, and gratitude."

The 7 Great Prayers: For an Abundant and Blessed Life
by Paul & Tracey McManus
published by Vanguard Press

This powerful book guides you through seven simple yet life-changing prayers. These prayers are for all people and all faiths. Authors Paul and Tracey McManus show you how to overcome life's challenges, get closer to God, and attract blessings into your life through the power of prayer.

The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life
by Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D.
published by McGraw Hill

Using groundbreaking research in the field of positive psychology -- the scientific principles taught in his widly popular course at Harvard University -- Ben-Shahar takes us off the impossible pursuit of perfection and directs us to the way to happiness, richness, and true fulfillment.

Will Marry for Food, Sex, and Laundry
by Simon Oaks
published by Adams Media

Forget romance. Forget true love. Forget soulmates. If a woman wants a man to marry her, she needs to give him what he needs. Grandmothers said it first—and they were right. Men get married for reasons as basic as this: Food. Sex. Laundry.

The Fearless Fish Out of Water: How to Succeed When You're the Only One Like You
by Robin Fisher Roffer
published by Wiley

Fearless Fish will show readers how to stay connected while maintaining a unique identity, how to fit in without blending in, how to transform exclusion and have an impact.

Luck by Design: Certain Success in an Uncertain World
by Richard E. Goldman
published by Morgan James Publishing

Luck. Some have It, some don't. At least it appears that way. Richie Goldman has often been told that he's lucky. And so it seems. Soon after he graduated from college, he invested, against all advice, in an unknown company with one store and a hand-lettered sign, but that investment--plus twenty-nine years hard work--enabled him to retire early and live what he calls a dream life.

Train Your Brain More: 60 Days to an Even Better Brain
by Dr. Ryuta Kawashima
published by Penguin

You've boosted your brainpower with Train Your Brain. Now get ready to increase those skills with Train Your Brain More!

The Secret Code of Success: 7 Hidden Steps to More Wealth and Happiness
by Noah St. John
published by Collins Business

By working with thousands of clients at The Success Clinic of America, Noah St. John has found that when it comes to success, the conscious mind is the wrong place to start.

Rich Brother, Rich Sister: Two Different Paths to God, Money, and Happiness
by Robert T. Kiyosaki
published by Vanguard Press

Two lives, together, then apart, then together again, as a brother and a sister discover the riches of life. Rich Brother, Rich Sister combines the inspirational true life stories of Robert Kiyosaki and his sister Emi into one book that will reaffirm your belief in the power of purpose, the importance of action, and the ability to overcome all obstacles in a quest for wealth, both financial and spiritual.

Free to Be...You and Me (The 35th Anniverary Edition, Hardcover)
by Marlo Thomas and New Friends
published by Running Press Kids

This is the book we all know and love by Marlo Thomas and her friends–brought to new life with brand new illustrations to captivate and inspire a new generation of readers on a journey of the heart. Whether you are opening Free to Be . . . You and Me for the first time or the one hundredth time you will be engaged and transformed by this newly beautifully illustrated compilation of inspirational stories, songs, and poems. The sentiments of thirty-five years ago are as relevant today as when this book was published. Celebrating individuality and challenging stereotypes empowers both children and adults with the freedom to be who they want to be and to have compassion and empathy for others who may be different.

Know It All: The Little Book of Essential Knowledge
by Susan Aldridge, Elizabeth King Humphrey, Julie Whitaker
published by Reader's Digest

Wish you were the person who's always ready with an answer to any question? Can't find just the right thing to say when you want to start a conversation at a party?

The Age of Speed: Learning to Thrive in a More-Faster-Now World
by Vince Poscente
published by Bard Press

To succeed in today's ever-accelerating world, speed is the name of the game. Forget "slow and steady wins the race." The key to getting ahead is not fighting or hiding from speed, but embracing speed and using its power to your advantage. As Vince Poscente demonstrates in this rewarding and, yes, fast-paced book, speed has a unique ability to enrich your life. He empowers you to take control of your time, your tasks, your priorities, and your talents, and start making life everything you want it to be.

The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work
by Jon Gordon
published by Wiley

In the spirit of his international bestseller The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon once again shares an inspiring and enlightening story that reveals a powerful way to tackle the biggest problem in business and life -- the negativity that costs organizations billions of dollars and impacts the morale, productivity, and health of individuals and teams.

Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
by Maggie Jackson
published by Prometheus Books

We have vast oceans of information at our disposal, yet increasingly we seek knowledge with brief glimpses at online headlines while juggling other tasks. We are networked as never before, but we communicate even with our most intimate friends and family via instant messaging, email, and fleeting face-to-face moments that are rescheduled a dozen times, then punctuated when they do occur with electronic interruptions and a lack of focus.

The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence
by Josh Waitzkin
published by Free Press

With a narrative that combines martial arts wars and tense chess face-offs with life lessons that speak to all of us, The Art of Learning takes readers through Waitzkin's journey to excellence. He explains in clear detail how a well-thought-out, principled approach to learning is what separates success from failure.

The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change (And Loving Your Life More)
by Ariane de Bonvoisin
published by HarperOne

The First 30 Days reveals how the beginning of any change is a pivotal time that can either leave us stressed and stuck or lead us forward in our lives with clarity and hope. Change coach Ariane de Bonvoisin provides the tools to make each change a new beginning, whether it is a change you want to make or one brought on by a situation out of your control.

I Will Not Be Broken: Five Steps to Overcoming a Life Crisis
by Jerry White
published by St Martins

An astoundingly effective guide to recreating a happy and fulfilling life after catastrophe strikes, from the cofounder of the Survivor Corps, who Lance Armstrong says "embodies the spirit of survivorship. "

The Mindful Woman: Gentle Practices for Restoring Calm, Finding Balance, and Opening Your Heart
by Sue Thoele
published by New Harbinger

In this book, Sue Patton Thoele shows you how to incorporate mindfulness into your busy and dynamic life. The book's gentle and humorous approach makes it a practical and easily understood guide for those who are new to the practice of mindfulness as well as those who are already familiar with its gifts.

Buddy's Candle
by Dr. Bernie S. Siegel
published by Trafford Publishing

In Dr. Bernie Siegel's new book, Buddy's Candle, a father shares a meaningful story from his childhood with his nine year old son. In a gentle way, the father describes how a loving dog named Buddy not only helped him to heal when facing a serious illness, but also changed his life in miraculous ways.

On My Own: The Art of Being a Woman Alone
by Florence Falk
published by Three Rivers Press

At some point over the course of the average American woman's life, she will find herself alone, whether she is divorced, widowed, single, or in a loveless, isolating relationship. And when that time comes, it is likely that she will be at a loss as to how to handle it.

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die
by John B. Izzo P.Hd.
published by Berrett-Koehler

Based on a highly acclaimed public television series, this book takes the reader on a heartwarming and profound journey to find lasting happiness. John Izzo interviewed over 200 people, ages 60-106, each of whom was identified by friends and acquaintances as "the one person they knew who had found happiness and meaning."

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
by Norman Doidge MD
published by Penguin

The discovery that our thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains -- even into old age -- is the most important breakthrough in neuroscience in four centuries. In this revolutionary look at the brain, bestselling author, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., introduces both the brilliant scientists championing this new science of neuroplasticity and the astonishing progress of the people whose lives they've transformed.

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
by Michael A. Singer
published by New Harbinger Publications

What would it be like to be free from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to find this kind of inner peace and freedom? The Untethered Soul offers a simple, profoundly intuitive answer to these questions. Whether this is your first exploration of inner space or you've devoted your life to the inward journey, this book will transform your relationship with yourself and the world around you.

The Key: The Missing Secret for Attracting Anything You Want
by Joe Vitale
published by Wiley

The Key reveals the ultimate secret of attracting wealth, health, success, happiness, or anything else that we want from life. From author and self-help guru Joe Vitale, The Key builds on this best-selling book The Attractor Factor, and goes beyond the mega-hit book and movie The Secret, which features Vitale.

The Fire and the Rose: The Wedding of Spirituality and Sexuality
by Bud Harris, Ph.D.
published by Chiron Publications

In this stimulating and inspiring book, Jungian analyst Bud Harris challenges us to reconsider our views of spirituality and sexuality as opposites and bring them into harmony and creativity. Together, we can heal some of our culture's great wounds of the soul.

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
published by Harcourt

Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell?

The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes
by William Ury
published by Bantam

No is perhaps the most important and certainly the most powerful word in the language. Every day we find ourselves in situations where we say No -- to people at work, at home, and in our communities -- because No is the word we must use to protect ourselves and to stand up for everything and everyone that matters to us.

I Thought It Was Just Me: Women Reclaiming Power and Courage in a Culture of Shame
by Brené Brown, ph.D., L.M.S.W.
published by Gotham

Shame manifests itself in many ways. Addiction, perfectionism,fear, and blame are just a few of the outward signs that Dr. Brene Brown discovered in her six-year study of shame's effects on women.

Excuse Me, Your Job Is Waiting: Attract the Work You Want
by Laura George
published by Hampton Roads Publishing Company

New York Times best-selling author Lynn Grabhorn's Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting showed half a million readers how to "magnetize" their emotions to draw their desires to them. Now, human resource manager Laura George applies Grabhorn's powerful Law of Attraction to the life experiences of both losing and getting a job.

The Mandala of Being: Discovering the Power of Awareness
by Richard Moss, M.D.
published by New Market Press

In these pages, Richard Moss gives us an effective practice that is readily incorporated into day-to-day life. It illustrates that there are in fact only four places our minds ever go when we leave the Now -- the past, the future, judgments of ourselves, and judgments of others.

My Reality Check Bounced!: The Twentysomething's Guide to Cashing In on Your Real-World Dreams
by Jason Ryan Dorsey
published by Broadway

In your twenties you expect to finally live your life on your own terms. But it can seem like the world won't cooperate. Roommates drive you crazy (but you can't afford to lose them), entry-level jobs frustrate you ("Four hundred double-sided copies before lunch," and even a dream job can take over your nights and weekends, leaving you feeling like you're running hard but going nowhere.

What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful!
by Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter
published by Hyperion

Your hard work is paying off. You are doing well in your field. But there is something standing between you and the next level of achievement. That something may just be one of your own annoying habits. Perhaps one small flaw -- a behavior you barely even recognize -- is the only thing that's keeping you from where you want to be.

Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear
by Dr. Frank Luntz
published by Hyperion

Why are some people so much better than others at talking their way into a job or out of trouble? What makes some advertising jingles cut through the clutter of our crowded memories? What's behind winning campaign slogans and career-ending political blunders?

This Year I Will . . .: How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True
by M.J. Ryan
published by Broadway

Every so often people get inspired (again!) to lose weight, get organized, start saving, or stop worrying -- but a few months later they give up, frustrated. It doesn't have to be that way. In This Year I Will . . ., bestselling author M. J. Ryan offers breakthrough wisdom and coaching to help readers make this time the time that changes become permanent.

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
published by Henry Holt

Based on the National Public Radio series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty essayists -- from the famous to the unknown -- completing the thought that begins the book's title.

The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class
by David S. Kidder & Noah D. Oppenheim
published by Rodale

Daily Devotionals have long been a favored tool of those looking for a regular dose of spiritual growth. The Intellectual Devotional is a secular compendium in the same tradition -- one year's worth of daily readings that will refresh the spirit, stimulate the mind, and help complete your education.

Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters
by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery and Mark Thompson
published by Wharton School Publishing

Authored by three thought leaders in organizational development and self-improvement -- including Built to Last coauthor Jerry Porras -- it challenges conventional wisdom at every step.

On Becoming Fearless . . . in Love, Work, and Life
by Arianna Huffington
published by Little, Brown and Company

Observing that her teenage daughters were beginning to experience some of the same fears that had once burdened her -- how attractive am I? do people like me? do I dare speak up? -- Arianna Huffington set out to explore the ways in which fear affects all our lives.

Why Cafe
by John P. Strelecky
published by Perseus Books Group

In a small diner at a location so remote that it stands in the middle of the middle of nowhere, John -- a man in a hurry -- is at a literal and figurative crossroads. Intent only on refueling before moving along on his road trip, John finds sustenance of an entirely different kind.

The Right Words at the Right Time: Volume 2: Your Turn!
by Marlo Thomas and New Friends
published by Atria

From big cities to farm communities, from office cubicles to hospital wards, from Normandy Beach to Boston's Fenway Park, the contributors to this remarkable volume -- selected from among thousands in a nationwide search -- tell riveting stories about the words that changed their lives forever.

Refuse to Choose! A Revolutionary Program for Doing Everything That You Love
by Barbara Sher
published by Rodale

You know people like this: smart, curious, devouring every new project or experience -- and unable to decide, once and for all, on a single direction for their lives. Despite their passionate engagement with the world, they fear something is horribly wrong with them.

In Control: No More Snapping at Your Family, Sulking at Work, Steaming in the Grocery Line, Seething in Meetings, Stuffing Your Frustration
by Redford Williams, MD, and Virginia Williams, PhD
published by Rodale

Have you ever lost your temper over trivial matters? Stuffed your anger deep inside? Sulked because you didn't get your way? Felt lost in an increasingly confusing modern world? If so, you may not be in control.

Money, A Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash
by Liz Perle
published by Henry Holt

Long ago, and not entirely consciously, Liz Perle made a quiet contract with cash: She would do what it took to get it -- work hard, marry right -- but she didn't want to have to think about it too much. Ever since she was a young girl, the subject of money had been quietly sidestepped, a shadowy factor whose importance was downplayed and deemed impolite to discuss. This deliberate denial eventually exacted its price, however, when a sudden reversal of fortunes left Perle with no home, no job, a four-year-old, and a box of toys. She realized she could no longer afford to leave her murky and fraught relationship with money unexamined.

How to Get Anyone to Do Anything
by R. Philip Hanes
published by Ten Speed Press

Divided into four parts -- Networking, Risk-Taking, Fund-Raising, and Problem-Solving -- How to Get Anyone to Do Anything will inspire readers to see challenging opportunities instead of insurmountable odds.

Woman First, Family Always: Real-life Wisdom from a Mother of Ten
by Kathryn Sansone
published by Meredith Books

Happily married and the mother of ten, Kathryn Sansone is centered, fit, organized, and beautiful. But Supermom? Absolutely not. Welcome to her club.

The Identity Code: The 8 Essential Questions for Finding Your Purpose and Place in the World
by Larry Ackerman
published by Random House

Despite what you may have been told when you were a child, you cannot be whatever you want to be in life -- you are already what you were meant to be. The secret to uncovering who you are, and your purpose, is built into you in the form of a code -- the identity code.

The Daily Six: Six Simple Steps to Find the Perfect Balance of Prosperity and Purpose
by John Chappelear
published by Putnam

According to the Daily Six, changing the focus of one's life begins with willingness, germinates in quiet time, and flourishes through service to others.

Aquarius Now: Radical Common Sense and Reclaiming Our Personal Sovereignty
by Marilyn Ferguson
published by Weiser Books

In Aquarius Now Marilyn Ferguson tells the truth we don't want to face -- we have no enemy except ourselves and the mess we've made individually and collectively by refusing to look at what we're doing to our bodies, our minds, our society, and the Earth itself.

Making a Good Brain Great: The Amen Clinic Program for Achieving and Sustaining Optimal Mental Performance
by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
published by Harmony Books

Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do -- learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days!

The Four Spiritual Laws of Prosperity: A Simple Guide to Unlimited Abundance
by Edwene Gaines
published by Rodale

Years before she became the celebrated speaker and Unity minister she is today, Edwene Gaines was raising her daughter in abject poverty. Overwhelmed and terrified, she turned toward her faith for reassurance, sustenance, and finally for direction.

Let Your Goddess Grow!: 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking
by Charlene M. Proctor
published by The Goddess Network Press

In this book of women's wisdom, Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D., teaches you how to replace old, negative thought patterns with powerful ideas. Through seven lessons, you'll manifest more success while deepening your relationship with spirit.

Life Lessons for My Sisters: How to Make Wise Choices and Live a Life You Love
by Natasha Munson
published by Hyperion

Searching for a life blessed with peace and happiness? Longing to move past old expectations and learn to live in the moment? Life Lessons for My Sisters offers warm encouragement and refreshingly straightforward guidance for women who want to live a more meaningful life.

Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction
by Laura Berman Fortgang
published by Tarcher

In Now What? pioneering life coach Laura Berman Fortgang shares the process that she has used so successfully to help hundreds of clients make major changes in their lives. Whether it's moving on from a dead end job, discovering an entirely new creative outlet, or answering the age old question "What am I meant to do with my life?" this book provides a clear and infinitely practical 90-day program that can help you make major changes in your life.

Unstoppable Women: Achieve Any Breakthrough Goal in 30 Days
by Cynthia Kersey
published by Rodale

The Unstoppable Women 30-Day Challenge is a revolutionary plan that's changed the lives of thousands of women. Instead of feeling overwhelmed, you'll complete simple, daily actions that will build momentum and keep you on target for success.

But You Knew That Already!: What a Psychic Can Teach You About Life
by Dougall Fraser
published by Rodale

Whenever fans approach psychic Dougall Fraser, they will inevitably confess some burning secret and then say, "But you knew that already!" Dougall wants us to know that we, too, know much more than we think we know -- that we all have access to a whole range of psychic abilities -- and that he's the one to show us the tricks of the trade.

The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life: How to Get More Books in Your Life and More Life From Your Books
by Steve Leveen
published by Levenger

Both practical and uplifting, The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life shows you how to transform a pastime into a lifelong passion that gets stronger with every book you absorb.

Field Notes on the Compassionate Life: A Search for the Soul of Kindness
by Marc Ian Barasch
published by Rodale

Drawing from influences as disparate as Buddhist monks and skeptical neuroscientists, Barasch creates a riveting, persuasive argument that a simple shift in consciousness can have a lasting impact on our psyches, our relationships, our health -- and the very fate of the Earth.

Unattended Sorrow: Recovering from Loss and Reviving the Heart
by Stephen Levine
published by Rodale

Stephen Levine, author of Who Dies? and A Gradual Awakening, writes that long after an initial loss has passed and the "period of grieving" has ended, an unattended sorrow lingers, accounting for a host of physical, emotional, and spiritual maladies.

Traveling Hopefully: How to Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life
by Libby Gill
published by St. Martin's Press

Are you living a life based on who you really are or one built on outdated messages from your past? Is your past negatively influencing your present and potentially derailing your future? What if you could shift your perspective from limiting to liberating?

Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting: The Astonishing Power of Feelings
by Lynn Grabhorn
published by Hampton Roads Publishing Company

In an upbeat, humorous, and somewhat irreverent style, Lynn Grabhorn introduces us to the amazing Law of Attraction, a new and rapidly unfolding realm of feelings that physicians, scientists, physicists, and theologians are coming to believe is very, very real. . .

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
published by McGraw Hill

Discover how to communicate best when it matters most. Crucial Conversations gives you the tools to handle life's most difficult and important conversations.

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