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The Special Needs Parent Handbook: Critical Strategies and Practical Advice to Help You Survive and Thrive

By Jonathan Singer The Special Needs Parent Handbook: Critical Strategies and Practical Advice to Help You Survive and Thrive

The Power of Positive Thinking

By Dr. Norman Vincent Peale The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World With Kindness

By Linda Kaplan Thaler & Robin Koval The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World With Kindness

The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life’s Dreams

By Tim Sanders The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life’s Dreams

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

By Jonathan Haidt The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book

By Don Miguel Ruiz The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book

The Children

By David Halberstam The Children

The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Handbook for Living

By His Holiness The Dalai Lama The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Handbook for Living

The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

By Richard Koch The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

By Stephen R. Covey & Sandra M. Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

By Richard Carlson & Joseph Bailey Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

By Gavin de Becker Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow

By Chip Conley Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow (J-B US non-Franchise Leadership)

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

By Robert Maurer One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

NEVER GOOD ENOUGH: How to use Perfectionism to Your Advantage Without Letting it Ruin Your Life

By Monica Ramirez Basco NEVER GOOD ENOUGH: How to use Perfectionism to Your Advantage Without Letting it Ruin Your Life

Never Check E-Mail In the Morning: And Other Unexpected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work

By Julie Morgenstern Never Check E-Mail In the Morning: And Other Unexpected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving Communication and Getting What You Want in Your Relationships

By John Gray Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving Communication and Getting What You Want in Your Relationships

Man’s Search for Meaning

By Viktor E. Frankl Man’s Search for Meaning

Leadership Is an Art

By Max Depree Leadership Is an Art

How To Win Friends and Influence People

By Dale Carnegie How To Win Friends and Influence People

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated

By Anthony E. Wolf Ph.D. Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated

Generous Kids

By Colleen O’Donnell & Lyn Baker Generous Kids

Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway

By Susan Jeffers Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway

Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

By Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff–and it’s all small stuff

By Richard Carlson Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff–and it’s all small stuff (Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Series)

Conversations with the Wise Uncle: The Secret to Being Strong as a Teenager and Preparing for Success as an Adult

By Dennis Coates Ph.D. Conversations with the Wise Uncle: The Secret to Being Strong as a Teenager and Preparing for Success as an Adult

Conversations with the Wise Aunt: The Secret to Being Strong as a Teenager and Preparing for Success as an Adult

By Dennis E. Coates Ph.D. Conversations with the Wise Aunt: The Secret to Being Strong as a Teenager and Preparing for Success as an Adult

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (Advice on Parenting)

By Thomas W. Phelan PhD 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (Advice on Parenting)