Self Help

The highly sensitive person in love : how your relationships can thrive when the world overwhelms you book cover

The highly sensitive person in love : how your relationships can thrive when the world overwhelms you

Elaine Aron

155.232 /Aron
Nonfiction, Self Help

Amanda's picture

Wow, this book! If you've gone through life feeling like you're different than other people, I highly recommend reading this. Great tips on how to build and maintain relationships. -Amanda

Bunk 9's guide to growing up : secrets, tips, and expert advice on the good, the bad, & the awkward : all about your changing body from the girls of Camp Silver Moon book cover

Bunk 9's guide to growing up : secrets, tips, and expert advice on the good, the bad, & the awkward : all about your changing body from the girls of Camp Silver Moon

Adah Nuchi

j612.661 Nuchi
Kids, Nonfiction, Health, Self Help

This girl-powered book about puberty is written in the voice of counselors in training at the fictional Camp Silver Moon. This fictionalized nonfiction diary-style guide follows nine 12-year-old girls at a summer camp is like having a best friend or older sister who shares everything there is to know about being comfortable in your changing body so you can survive and thrive through puberty.

Morgan's picture

The chatty diary entry vibe of this book about growing up makes the information it contains instantly accessible. Covering the sometimes embarrassing questions girls have about their bodies (and others bodies) this is a great resource to give to any girl heading into puberty. -Morgan

Become the Force : 9 lessons on how to live as a Jediist master book cover

Become the Force : 9 lessons on how to live as a Jediist master

Daniel (Daniel M.) Jones

299.93 /Jones
Nonfiction, Religion, Self Help

"Daniel M Jones founded the Church of Jediism in 2007 following the Jedi Census phenomenon of 2001; it now has over 500,000 members around the world. This is the book his fans have been waiting for. In it, Daniel outlines the Jedi perspective and provides practical tools for anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how to use the Force in everyday life. A metaphor for the universal life energy that connects us all, the Force can be both light and dark, good and bad. Now, more than ever, it is our responsibility to overcome the Dark Side. This book does not aim to convert, but to inspire its readers to live a life of meaning and purpose according to the universal spiritual teachings of 'the way of the Jedi'"--Amazon.com.

Candice's picture

Yes, lessons for life based on the holy text of Star Wars. Seemingly combines elements of Christianity, Buddhism, and Taoism, among others, and useful in a number of 'self help' ways. Plus, light sabers. -Candice

How to live : what the Rule of St. Benedict teaches us about happiness, meaning, and community book cover

How to live : what the Rule of St. Benedict teaches us about happiness, meaning, and community

Judith Valente

ON ORDER BOOK
Religion, Self Help

The Rule of St Benedict, an ancient text for cloistered monks, has been inspiring readers for centuries. But what does a text aimed at monks have to say to readers living in the world? Valente's contemplative and personal book deftly weaves principles from the teaching of Benedict throughout her chapters and demonstrates how the ancient wisdom can help us to live better.

Candice's picture

A text originally intended for monks who separated themselves from the world, the Rule of St. Benedict can still provide valuable insight into how to live one's life in a balanced, fulfilling way. -Candice

Advice not given : a guide to getting over yourself book cover

Advice not given : a guide to getting over yourself

Mark Epstein

294.3444 /Epstein
Religion, Self Help

The Harvard-trained psychologist and author of The Trauma of Everyday Life explores how the traditions of Buddhism and Western psychotherapy can complement each other to promote a healthier ego and maximize the human potential for living a better life. --Publisher

Candice's picture

Advice on letting go of the ego, in order to life a fuller, more honest life. -Candice

I've been thinking... : reflections, prayers, and meditations for a meaningful life book cover

I've been thinking... : reflections, prayers, and meditations for a meaningful life

Maria Shriver

248.482 /Shriver
Religion, Self Help

"As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion--a place of joy."

Candice's picture

Shriver compels her readers to live with thoughtfulness, gratitude, and kindness. -Candice

Party of one : truth, longing, and the subtle art of singleness book cover

Party of one : truth, longing, and the subtle art of singleness

Joy Beth Smith

RECEIVED
Religion, Self Help

"With humor, self-awareness, and been-there perspective, Party of One delves into the insecurities and struggles of singleness and encourages you to find the good, the true, and the beautiful, to delve headfirst into community, and stop pressing pause on a life you never expected." --

Candice's picture

Sort of a 'sex and the single [Christian] girl', from the editor of Christian Times magazine. -Candice

Girl, wash your face : stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be book cover

Girl, wash your face : stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be

Rachel (Event planner) Hollis

248.843 /Hollis
Religion, Self Help

Drawing from her life experiences as a lifestyle guru, the author presents a guide to becoming a joyous, confident woman by breaking the cycle of negativity and burnout and pursuing a life of exuberance. With unflinching faith-- and rock-hard tenacity-- Hollis shows readers how to give yourself grace without giving up.

Candice's picture

Hollis' book helps one to look beyond the negative stories we tell ourselves, in order to get at what really is important and fulfilling in life. -Candice

Easy to love, difficult to discipline : the seven basic skills for turning conflict into cooperation book cover

Easy to love, difficult to discipline : the seven basic skills for turning conflict into cooperation

Rebecca Anne Bailey

649.64 /Bailey
Nonfiction, Self Help

Anne W's picture

My parenting Bible! This book will give you the tools manage your young child's behavior, striking the perfect balance between letting them walk all over you and being a hard-driving taskmaster. -Anne W

You are a badass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life book cover

You are a badass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

Jen Sincero

158.1 /Sincero
Self Help

Offers a blunt and irreverent guide to achieving the money, relationships, career, and happiness that one desires through recognizing and doing away with self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors.

Meredith's picture

While there wasn’t a lot of new information in this book, it was written in a way that energizes and excites the reader. Be open to the possibilities! -Meredith