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GRIEF & LOSS & LOVE & SEX
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|November 19, 2019

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$1.00 from every copy of Grief & Loss & Love & Sex sold in store and on indigo.ca from January 28 – February 29, 2020, will go to the Canadian Mental Health Association, a national community mental health organization. No part of the purchase price…
24/6: The Power Of Unplugging One Day A Week

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In 24/6 , Tiffany Shlain explores how turning off screens one day a week can work wonders on your brain, body, and soul. Internet pioneer and renowned filmmaker Tiffany Shlain takes us on a provocative and entertaining journey through time and technology,…
Hello I Want To Die Please Fix Me: Depression In The First Person
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|August 6, 2019

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER Award-winning journalist Anna Mehler Paperny's stunning memoir chronicles with courageous honesty and uncommon eloquence her experience of depression and her quest to explore what we know and don't know about this disease that afflicts almost…
Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed And How To Find Hope

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The New York Times bestseller from the author of Chasing the Scream , offering a radical new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. There was a mystery haunting award-winning investigative journalist Johann Hari. He was thirty-nine years old, and almost…
First, We Make The Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety
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|April 24, 2018

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New York Times Bestseller "Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I’ve ever read.” – Mark Manson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck The Chinese believe that before you can conquer a beast, you must first…
What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles And Tragic Death Of An All-american Teen

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The heartbreaking story of college athlete Madison Holleran, whose life and death by suicide reveal the struggle of young people suffering from mental illness today in this #1 New York Time s Sports and Fitness bestseller *Instant New York Times Bestseller* #1…
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
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|October 1, 1999

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Drugs aren't the only treatment for depression. David D. Burns has evaluated a number of alternative techniques and therapies in addition to looking into the various anti-depressant drugs available; the result is Feeling Good , an excellent comparative study of…
When The Body Says No: The Cost Of Hidden Stress

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National Bestseller In this accessible and groundbreaking book--filled with the moving stories of real people--medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful role in the onset of chronic illness,…
You Are Not A Rock: A Step-by-step Guide To Better Mental Health (for Humans)
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|September 4, 2018

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Mental health is . . . being yourself. A prescriptive and positive guide, illustrated with line drawings, making the case that mental well-being, like physical health, can be strengthened over time and with specific techniques We all want to feel less anxiety,…
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life

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Out of nowhere, like a cool breeze in a marketplace crowded with advice, comes Byron Katie and “The Work.” In the midst of a normal life, Katie became increasingly depressed, and over a ten-year period sank further into rage, despair, and thoughts of suicide.…
Are U Ok?: A Guide To Caring For Your Mental Health
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|December 11, 2018

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A licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube personality, Kati Morton answers the most commonly asked questions about mental health, including when to get help and where to find it. Get answers to your most common questions about mental health and mental…
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

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“Buck up. “Stop feeling sorry for yourself. “Don't ruin everything. When you are anxious, sad, angry, or lonely, do you hear this self-critical voice? What would happen if, instead of fighting difficult emotions, we accepted them? Over his decades of experience…
Fast Minds: How To Thrive If You Have Adhd (or Think You Might)

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FAST MINDS is an acronym for common symptoms that are often seen in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Millions of adults have ADHD or some of its traits, but they are under-recognized, under-treated, and often under-supported. This book empowers…
It's Not Always Depression: Working The Change Triangle To Listen To The Body, Discover Core…
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|February 6, 2018

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Fascinating patient stories and dynamic exercises help you connect to healing emotions, ease anxiety and depression, and discover your authentic self. Sara suffered a debilitating fear of asserting herself. Spencer experienced crippling social anxiety. Bonnie was…
The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life
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|January 18, 2011

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You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better--avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind--only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a…
Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

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When most of us hear the word narcissism or narcissist , we envision vain, preening, braggarts who can’t stop talking about themselves. But most of the time, we’ve got it wrong; many narcissists aren’t driven by looks,fame, or money—some may even be shy or soft…
Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

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A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people with borderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that make you fear for your sanity? Are you often depressed? Do you engage in…
The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems
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|November 9, 2009

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Mindfulness offers a path to well-being and tools for coping with life's inevitable hurdles. And though mindfulness may sound exotic, you can cultivate it--and reap its proven benefits--without special training or lots of spare time. Trusted therapist and…
Codependents' Guide to the Twelve Steps: New Stories

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The New York Times bestselling self-help book that offers advice on how to find and choose the recovery program for you, as well as a directory of the wide range of Twelve Step programs, including AA, Codependents Anonymous, Codependents of Sex Addicts, Adult…
Stop Caretaking The Borderline Or Narcissist: How To End The Drama And Get On With Life

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People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders have a serious mental illness that primarily affects their intimate, personal, and family relationships. Often they appear to be normally functioning at work and in public interactions, and Narcissists…
Women And Madness
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|September 4, 2018

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Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler’s pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on…
Anatomy Of An Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, And The Astonishing Rise Of Mental…
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|August 2, 2011

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Updated with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with new research, this New York Times bestseller is essential reading for a time when mental health is constantly in the news. In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and…
Help Your Teenager Beat An Eating Disorder
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|January 21, 2015

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Tens of thousands of parents have turned to this compassionate guide for support and practical advice grounded in cutting-edge scientific knowledge. Top experts James Lock and Daniel Le Grange explain what you need to know about eating disorders, which treatments…
Alone in a Crowd: A Story of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse's Struggles with Bulimia and Mental…

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Always seemingly happy and talkative, the author shares the darkest secrets of her sixteen-year battle with an eating disorder. Hiding her insecurities "behind the mask" of a seemingly perfect life, Andrea struggles to be present in the moment even when…
Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World: How to Create a Happy Life

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In today's fast-paced, increasingly public society, we are expected to be resilient, to have the energy to manage a packed work schedule, social calendar, and a large network of friends, both online and offline, day and night. If you find yourself struggling to…
Mindful Compassion: How the Science of Compassion Can Help You Understand Your Emotions, Live in…
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|April 1, 2014

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Are you ready to transform your mind and emotions? To cultivate compassion, stability, self-confidence, and well-being? If so, get ready to change the way you experience your life with this highly-anticipated approach using mindfulness and compassion. Therapists…
No One Cares About Crazy People: My Family And The Heartbreak Of Mental Illness In America

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* Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award * Washington Post Notable Book of the Year * People Magazine Best Book of the Year * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * "Extraordinary and courageous . . . No doubt if everyone were to…
Scattered Minds: The Origins And Healing Of Attention Deficit Disorder

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In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Maté, an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD children, shares information on: · The external factors that trigger ADD · How to create an environment…
The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind, And Body In The Healing Of Trauma

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“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of…
Mindfulness Skills For Trauma And Ptsd: Practices For Recovery And Resilience

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How mindfulness can help traumasurvivors move to places of healing. Trauma touches every life, but the way that we hold our pain makes a difference. Mindfulness Skills for Trauma and PTSD provides user-friendly descriptions of the many facets of traumatic stress…
Overcoming Traumatic Stress, 2nd Edition: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

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HIGHLY COMMENDED for the British Medical Awards book prize for Popular Medicine Practical help for managing the after-effects of trauma Traumatic life experiences can lead to persistent change. Those affected may become numb and shut off from those around them…
Heal The Body, Heal The Mind: A Somatic Approach To Moving Beyond Trauma

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Traumatic events can leave mental and physical scars-but these scars don't have to define you. Heal the Body, Heal the Mind takes trauma survivors on a supportive and healing journey toward well-being. By practicing the somatic exercises and mind-body…
Journey Through Trauma: A Trail Guide To The 5-phase Cycle Of Healing Repeated Trauma
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|February 6, 2018

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For survivors of PTSD and repeated, relational trauma -- and the people who love them. Gretchen Schmelzer watched too many people quit during treatment for trauma recovery. They found it too difficult or too frightening or just decided that for them it was too…
Reclaiming Life after Trauma: Healing PTSD with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Yoga

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Integrative tools for healing the traumatized mind and body • Combines cutting-edge Western cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and ancient Eastern wisdom to heal Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) • Teaches Kundalini yoga practices specifically designed to…
Meditations For Healing Trauma: Mindfulness Skills To Ease Post-traumatic Stress
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|January 2, 2017

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Post-traumatic stress isn't your fault. Many people suffer traumatic events, which can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and debilitating symptoms. This evidence-based book delivers easy-to-use mindfulness skills that can be used as needed to…
The Ptsd Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms And How To Heal

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A new approach to understanding PTSD as a form of grief rather than a medical disorder Have you ever felt that something essential was missing from your post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment options? If you suffer from PTSD, you know the problem is…
Unspoken Legacy: Addressing The Impact Of Trauma And Addiction Within The Family
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|January 26, 2018

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A far-ranging examination of how the effects of addiction and trauma in the family can reverberate for generations Trauma and addictive disorders are often a result of psychological injuries experienced as a child. These injuries typically produce long-term and…
Trauma Recovery - Sessions With Dr. Matt: Narratives Of Hope And Resilience For Victims With Ptsd
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|December 14, 2018

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Trauma Recovery: Sessions with Dr. Matt conveys hope and resilience for trauma victims. Written by a psychologist with 35 years of clinical experience, and a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Between compellingly-written scenes of group, individual and family…
After The War Zone: A Practical Guide For Returning Troops And Their Families

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From the Director and Associate Director of the VA's National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: a highly practical, user-friendly guide that answering all conceivable questions about returning from war--for veterans and families Two experts from the VA…
The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook: Coming Through Trauma Wiser, Stronger, And More Resilient
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|December 1, 2016

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People who experience trauma often struggle with its effects, but many men and women have found meaning in their traumatic event and now experience life differently. Written by two psychologists and experts on trauma psychology-including one of the key…
The Unhappiness Syndrome: 28 Habits Of Unhappy People (and How To Change Them)

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WHAT IF we have fallen in love with unhappiness? Although we all wish to be happy, many of us fall into a set pattern of failures when we find ourselves in certain circumstances. On the conscious level, we think we are earnestly seeking happiness, but…
Surviving the Valley: Trauma and Beyond

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be a confusing and debitilitating injury - not only for those who are struggling with it themselves, but also for those around them. This easy-to-read book explains how trauma can affect the mind and body and provides…
A Short Journey Into Trauma: Understanding And Coping With Post-traumatic Stress

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This book aims to challenge and change unhelpful attitudes to those who suffer traumatic reactions, to show that they are not signs of weakness or a personality disorder and that there is understanding and help available for those who suffer. It draws on personal…
The Healing Power of Pain: Stories of Trauma and Recovery

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Trauma, Pain and What YOU Can Do About It . How to transform pain and achieve inner growth The Healing Power of Pain. Stories of Trauma and Recover y is an easy-to-read guide for the heavy-hearted, a book that helps us understand the underlying causes of why we…
Bouncing Forward: The Art and Science of Cultivating Resilience
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|December 27, 2016

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“Engaging stories of modern survival with uplifting and often surprising takeaways.” —Gay Hendricks, PhD, New York Times bestselling author of The Big Leap and Conscious Loving “Bouncing Forward shows us how adversity can turn us toward our deepest inner…
Survivors On The Yoga Mat: Stories For Those Healing From Trauma

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An inspiring collection of essays that reveal the healing power of yoga, Survivors on the Yoga Mat is an ideal companion for trauma survivors and yoga teachers alike. Weaving together stories from her classes, travels, and workshops, author Becky Thompson shows…
Everything's OK: Past Traumatic Stress Dissolved
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|September 5, 2017

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Acknowledging the brave work the nation's frontline guardians and first responders do to save lives and keep society safe, this simple, but effective, handbook helps those affected psychologically and physically by their service. Broken down into…
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook For Ptsd: Practical Exercises For Overcoming…
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|June 1, 2019

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This pragmatic workbook offers evidence-based skills grounded in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help you find lasting relief from trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you've experienced trauma, you should know that there is nothing wrong…
An Introduction To Coping With Post-traumatic Stress, 2nd Edition

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Traumatic stress arises in reaction to catastrophic life events. Such events can range from train disasters and car crashes to natural calamities such as earthquakes, wildfires and floods, and from life-threatening medical diagnoses to acts of violence and abuse.…
Some Ding Happened: A Brain Injury Journey

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Wounded Minds: Understanding and Solving the Growing Menace of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Suicide rates among Army soldiers increased 80 percent between 2004 and 2008, according to a recent report published in Injury Prevention . In the last several years, the number of soldiers returning from the Middle East with mental and physical wounds has…
Life On High Alert: Confronting Ptsd
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|November 12, 2019

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Founder of the successful "Little Thoughts" blog and mental health advocate Hannah Rainey suffered severe physical and mental abuse at the hand of her mother's boyfriend as a very young girl. Removed from her mother's house at the age of four, Hannah…