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14,000 Things to Be Happy About by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Flannel sheets. Strawberry ice cream. Making faces at monkeys in the zoo. Dog dishes that say “Good Dog.” Carolers singing around a Norwegian spruce. Sun burning off the morning fog. Cabanas. It’s the little things that make life worth living, and they can be found by the dozens in this obsessive, quirky, and utterly captivating compendium with over 950,000 copies …

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Strong Looks Better Naked by Khloé Kardashian

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Khloé Kardashian shares her secrets for finding strength of body, heart, mind, and soul with inspirational, revealing stories of her own struggles with weight, relationships, and her self-image. In a culture that worships skinny, Khloé Kardashian writes with passion about the power of strength: a strong body becomes a strong mind, which builds to strength of heart, character, and ultimately …

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Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield

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This latest offering in the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soulseries explores a host of challenges faced by today’s teens. Within its pages teens will find portraits of life’s complexities expressed from the viewpoint of their peers. Teen contributors share their thoughts and feelings on difficult issues, ranging from poor self-image to thoughts of suicide, from family discord to …

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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. “The days are long, but the years are short,” she realized. “Time is passing, and I’m not focusing enough on the things that really matter.” In that moment, she decided to dedicate a year to her happiness project. In this lively and compelling account, …

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The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

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A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed. Marketers at Procter & Gamble study videos of people making their beds. They are desperately trying to …

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