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  • KNOW CAN DO! Put Your Know-How Into Action. by Blanchard, Ken; Meyer, Paul J; and Dick Ruhe.
    Blanchard, Ken; Meyer, Paul J; and Dick Ruhe.
    KNOW CAN DO! Put Your Know-How Into Action.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, (2007). dj. Hardcover first edition - A book designed to bridge the gap between the good advice given in books, at seminars, etc., and the fact that this is often not put into action. ix, 115 pp. ISBN: 1-576754685.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39763
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  • FATHER FOR LIFE: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change by Brott, Armin A.
    Brott, Armin A.
    FATHER FOR LIFE: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Abbeville Press, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which looks at all the phases of fatherhood from the conception of a child through the grandfather years, filled with practical tips and common sense insights. Illustrated, mostly with humorous drawings. SIGNED on the half title page. Bibliography, index. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-7892-07842.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 56038
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  • SEX AND THE OFFICE GIRL. by Brown, Helen Gurley.
    Brown, Helen Gurley.
    SEX AND THE OFFICE GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bernard Geis Associates / Random House, (1964). Hardcover first edition - Second book by the author of the best-selling "Sex and the Single Girl." One could describe this book as a compilation of "me, too" stories, since a common theme running through it is the manipulation of sex by more powerful male bosses - although Brown describes one year of being "kept" while still working as a secretary as "not that terrible." 309 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (brief note on half title page, and underlining on one page, edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 76255
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  • A MINDFUL YEAR: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life. by Campbell-Danesh, Dr. Aria and Dr. Seth J. Gillihan.
    Campbell-Danesh, Dr. Aria and Dr. Seth J. Gillihan.
    A MINDFUL YEAR: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ashland, OR: Blackstone Publishing, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book by two psychologists which joins "the age-old wisdom of mindfulness with cognitive behavioral science the best-tested set of practices for alleviating stress and anxiety." With a separate page for each day, it includes "365 reflections and invitations to be mindful in specific ways. They range over paying attention to our thoughts, feelings, and actions; noticing our bodies from our hands to our feet; noticing our sensory capacities and our desires and disappointments; noticing the way we may start each day with a hope, a rush to do,' or a dread." Foreword by Alice Boyes. xiii, 383 pp. ISBN: 978-1982501839.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 78802
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  • CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE GOLFER'S SOUL: 101 Stories of Insight, Inspiration and Laughter on the Links. by Donnelly, Chrissy; Mark Donnelly, Jeff Aubery, Hansen, and Jack Canfield.
    Donnelly, Chrissy; Mark Donnelly, Jeff Aubery, Hansen, and Jack Canfield.
    CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE GOLFER'S SOUL: 101 Stories of Insight, Inspiration and Laughter on the Links.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Deerfield Park, FL: Health Communications, Inc. (1999). SIGNED - A title in the very popular inspirational Chicken Soup for the Soul series - SIGNED on the title page by the author Jeff Aubery. Illustrated with cartoons, Notes on contributors. xxiv, 379 pp. ISBN: 1-558746587.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71890
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  • EMBRACING WHOLENESS: Living in Spiritual Congruence by Earl-Bozeman, Andriette; (Wiley, Jean, editor)
    Earl-Bozeman, Andriette; (Wiley, Jean, editor)
    EMBRACING WHOLENESS: Living in Spiritual Congruence

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first printing.

    Fort Bragg, California: Cypress House, (2002,). SIGNED first edition - Illustrated with the Ghanian symbol, 'Gye Nyame,' for the omnipotence of God. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author. 84 pp. ISBN: 1879384515.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers (as new .)

    Book ID: 30501
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  • THE WAY OF THE BOOTSTRAPPER: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams. by Flake, Floyd H. and Donna Marie Williams.
    Flake, Floyd H. and Donna Marie Williams.
    THE WAY OF THE BOOTSTRAPPER: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Amistad / Harper Collins, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A common sense approach to improving your life by a former member of the U.S. Congress and university dean who is now the pastor of one of America's largest churches. INSCRIBED by Floyd Flake on front end paper. Introduction by William J. Bennett, foreword by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. xv, 253 pp. ISBN: 0-062515950.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (as new, but with a small nick to the back cover of the dj.)

    Book ID: 71896
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  • SMART COOKIES DON'T CRUMBLE: A Modern Woman's Guide to Living and Loving Her Own Life. by Friedman, Sonya.
    Friedman, Sonya.
    SMART COOKIES DON'T CRUMBLE: A Modern Woman's Guide to Living and Loving Her Own Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which "exposes the rationales s that keep women from taking the chances, from grabbing the opportunities that could change their lives" at any age. Based on both the author's personal stories and the narratives of other women from her years as a psychologist. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-399-130403.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61342
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  • THE WAY OF PING: Journey to the Great Ocean & PING: A Frog in Search of a New Pond . by Gold, Stuart Avery.
    Gold, Stuart Avery.
    THE WAY OF PING: Journey to the Great Ocean & PING: A Frog in Search of a New Pond .

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Newmarket Press. (2009.). First edition - Advance reading copy of 'The Way of Ping' (a parable about taking risks and discovering a new path) bound back to back with the first book 'Ping.' (a parable about adapting to change and overcoming obstacles). Illustrated.

    Condition: Fine in stiff glossy illustrated wrappers

    Book ID: 45599
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  • HELPING ME HELP MYSELF: One Skeptic, Ten Self-Help Gurus and a Year on the Brink of the Comfort Zone. by Lisick, Beth.
    Lisick, Beth.
    HELPING ME HELP MYSELF: One Skeptic, Ten Self-Help Gurus and a Year on the Brink of the Comfort Zone.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author who describes herself as a skeptic, documents her attempt to leave her "comfort zone" and to get to self-improvement and empowerment with many of the most popular self-help gurus. INSCRIBED on title page " -- You're perfect!' 264 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 80336
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  • HELPING ME HELP MYSELF: One Skeptic, Ten Self-Help Gurus and a Year on the Brink of the Comfort Zone. by Lisick, Beth.
    Lisick, Beth.
    HELPING ME HELP MYSELF: One Skeptic, Ten Self-Help Gurus and a Year on the Brink of the Comfort Zone.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author, who describes herself as a skeptic, documents her attempt to leave her "comfort zone" and to get to self-improvement and empowerment with many of the most popular self-help gurus. SIGNED on the title page. 264 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 67845
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  • 21 GAMES FOR THE MIND THAT WON'T SHUT THE @#&* UP! by Lynne, A. T.
    Lynne, A. T.
    21 GAMES FOR THE MIND THAT WON'T SHUT THE @#&* UP!

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Sausolito, CA: Prime Number Press, (2010.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page with the words "In Joy." Promotional postcard laid in. Index. 117 pp. ISBN: 9780982666630.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54331
    Keywords: Psychology, self-help
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  • THE WAY OF GRACE: The Transforming Power of Ego Relaxation. by Macpherson, Miranda.
    Macpherson, Miranda.
    THE WAY OF GRACE: The Transforming Power of Ego Relaxation.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Boulder, CO: Sounds True, (2018). SIGNED first edition - A guide to "spiritual surrender and nondual realization based on the practice of ego relaxation - a holistic, feminine approach to welcoming all of your experience and responding with compassion and wisdom in a world in need of your unique gifts." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Notes. 214 pp. ISBN: 978-1683641308.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78594
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  • COLORING YOUR PRAYERS: An Inspirational Coloring Book for Making Dreams Come True. by Manzi, Carolyn.
    Manzi, Carolyn.
    COLORING YOUR PRAYERS: An Inspirational Coloring Book for Making Dreams Come True.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harmony, (2000). SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Giving adults the freedom to 'play with art,' this unusual coloring book explores creative self-expression as a pathway to meditation and prayer. . . [It] shows us how to get back in touch with our playfulness and prayerfulness by using crayons, paints, beads, or any objects we find appealing." Illustrated with line drawings by the author. SIGNED on the title page. Large format. 130 pp. ISBN: 0-609606212.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards (as new).

    Book ID: 78486
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  • HEAL YOURSELF!: How to Harness Placebo Power. by Potter Ph.D., Beverly A. and Mark J. Estren Ph.D.
    Potter Ph.D., Beverly A. and Mark J. Estren Ph.D.
    HEAL YOURSELF!: How to Harness Placebo Power.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: Ronin Publishing, (2014). A book which "explains how researchers believe that the stress response creates an environment that promotes physiological breakdown, while the relaxation Response creates a healing environment. [It] offers specific things you can do, and do today, to turn on your body's innate healing mechanisms, including meditation, prayer, laughter, listening to music and rocking, Qi Gong, gratitude and forgiveness, and more." Index. 235 pp. ISBN: 978-1579511739.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 78760
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  • WHAT MAMA COULDN'T TELL US ABOUT LOVE: Healing the Emotional Legacy of Slavery, Celebrating Our Light. by Richardson, Brenda Lane and Dr. Brenda Wade.
    Richardson, Brenda Lane and Dr. Brenda Wade.
    WHAT MAMA COULDN'T TELL US ABOUT LOVE: Healing the Emotional Legacy of Slavery, Celebrating Our Light.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which discusses the idea that some of the "most damaging and unexplored legacies of the transatlantic slave trade are the negative, afrophobic mores and myths that have devastated black male/female relationships" and suggests ways to overcome these. Notes, index. 241 pp. ISBN: 0-060192968.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79077
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  • Richardson, Royce (Author, composer, artist).
    THE BLISSMAKER.

    Edition: First edition.

    Duvall, Washington: Ancient River Publishing Company, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This story of a composer and his spiritual journey with a sage and enigmatic mentor is 'a novel steeped in human satire, resonant with spritual overtones.' Winner of several awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award. Over 40 pages of illustrations and sheet music. Index to the teachings. Satin ribbon bound in - an attractively produced book. 471 pp. ISBN: 0-96772001x.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Promotional material laid in.

    Book ID: 30510
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  • Sagan, Miriam
    SEARCHING FOR A MUSTARD SEED: One Young Widow's Unconventional Story.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Costa Mesa, CA: Quality Words in Print (QWP), (2003.). First edition - Poet's account of her attempt to deal with grief and to move on in her own life, when her husband, Robert, a Zen priest, died of colitis at the age of 36. The title refers to a Buddhist teaching story. 207 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29662
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  • Shuerger, Michele and Schwager, Tina.
    COOL WOMEN, HOT JOBS - and How You Can Go For It Too.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, (2003.). SIGNED - 'Profiles twenty-two women and the jobs they do- from choreographer to FBI agent- describing their education- duties- personality traits- and other factors in their career success- and gives specific ways to determine one's own future work.' Photographs, index. 277 pp. ISBN: 1575421097).

    Condition: SIGNED by both authors inside front cover. Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 30368
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  • RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIFFICULT TIME: A Philosophy of Parental Leadership and High Ideals. by Spock, Dr. Benjamin.
    Spock, Dr. Benjamin.
    RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIFFICULT TIME: A Philosophy of Parental Leadership and High Ideals.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1974.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A valuable book when it was first published, and in many ways, Dr Spock's calm common sense is even more needed now. Includes a chapter on drug (especially marijuana) use. 268 pp. ISBN: 0-393-011062.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a hint of sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 50979
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  • Vanzant, Iyanla.
    YESTERDAY I CRIED: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. ISBN: 0-684-867486.

    Condition: Near fine (gift inscription.)

    Book ID: 21427
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  • Weaver, Frances.
    MIDLIFE MUSINGS Plus Sundry Sonnets From the Porch.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Saratoga Springs, NY: Midlife Musings, (1985.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends,…

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    Saratoga Springs, NY: Midlife Musings, (1985.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends, the focus of future activities, and recommends education and travel as ways to develop new interests. Illustrations. 87 pp. ISBN: 0-9617930-07.

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page 'For the Scruggs Girls.' Very good in stiff illustrated covers.

    Book ID: 30909
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  • Weaver, Frances.
    SPEAKING OF THE GIRLS. . .

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Colorada Springs, CO: Century Press (1986.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends,…

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    Colorada Springs, CO: Century Press (1986.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends, the focus of future activities, and recommends education and travel as ways to develop new interests. Illustrations. 109 pp. ISBN: 0-9617930-15.

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page 'For the Scruggs Girls.' Good in stiff illustrated covers (some dampstaining to back cover near spine, crinkling of pages.)

    Book ID: 30910
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  • Wiley, Eleanor with Caroline Pincus.
    THERE ARE NO MISTAKES: Becoming Comfortable With Life As It Is, Not As It Should Be.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Conari Press, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The simple premise of this book is that there are no mistakes--only choices--and that while a person may not be happy all the time, he or she can be "okay." She identifies eleven attributes to be developed and illustrates these with her own personal stories and those from people she has encountered in her workshops. SIGNED by Wiley on the title page. 130 pp. ISBN: 1-573242624.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 37931
    Keywords: AA, Psychology, self-help
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  • A TASTE BERRY TEEN'S GUIDE TO MANAGING THE STRESS AND PRESSURES OF LIFE. by Youngs, Bettie B. and Jennifer Youngs.
    Youngs, Bettie B. and Jennifer Youngs.
    A TASTE BERRY TEEN'S GUIDE TO MANAGING THE STRESS AND PRESSURES OF LIFE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Deerfield Beach, FL: HCI Teens, (2001). SIGNED - A book which "tackles the pressures of being a teen through a combination of stories and compassionate wisdom provided by the mother/daughter team of Bettie and Jennifer Youngs.. . Stories written by teens demonstrate the issues that are a source of stress for them, including schoolwork, dating, moving, parents' divorce, weight problems and sexual identity." SIGNED on the page following the title page by author Bettie Youngs. Suggested resources and readings. 310 pp. ISBN: 1-558749322.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76549
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