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A Balanced Life
Nine Strategies for Coping with the Mental Health Problems of a Loved One
The ultimate goal of those with a mental disorder and the people who love them is balance: emotional, mental, spiritual, and behavioral. A Balanced Life offers nine clear-cut, effective strategies for building a supportive relationship with someone who has a mental illness -- while also taking care of yourself.
Softcover, 140 pp.
The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder
New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells
Randi Kreger's communication techniques, grounded in the latest research, provide family members with the essential ability to regain a genuine, meaningful relationship with their loved one with borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Softcover, 304 pp.
The Gifts of Imperfection
Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
This New York Times best seller by Brene Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W., a leading expert on shame, blends original research with honest storytelling and helps readers move from "What will people think?" to "I am enough."
Softcover, 160 pp.
The Eye Opener Hardcover
A recovery basic since 1967, this daily meditation book offers timeless insight into AA philosophy.
Hardcover, 384 pages
Being "perfect" can interfere with recovery. This pamplet shows how the Twelve Steps can help us let go of perfectionistic behaviors.
Pamphlet, 20 pp.
Raising Depression Free Children
A Parent's Guide to Prevention and Early Intervention
In this critical guide, parents will find the latest information about childhood depression in this much-needed guide, as well as practical, everyday strategies to reduce your child's risk of developing the life-threatening disease.
Softcover, 232 pp.
What Went Right
Reframe Your Thinking for a Happier Now
Learn to change the self-critical stories in your mind and reframe your perception to gain the self-confidence needed to build a more fulfilling relationship, career, and social life. Through practical, easy-to-understand principles and techniques as well as real-life examples, What Went Right teaches you to recognize and intervene on self-defeating thought processes. Through these exercises, you…
Finding Your Moral Compass
Transformative Principles to Guide You In Recovery and Life
Craig Nakken, author of the best-selling book The Addictive Personality, gives readers in recovery the model and tools needed to make life decisions in the pursuit of good. He offers 41 universally accepted principles, paired as positive and negative counterparts that guide behavior.
Softcover, 256 pp.
Rewind Replay Repeat
A Memoir of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Rewind, Replay, Repeat is the revealing story of Jeff Bell's struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and his hard-won recovery.
Softcover, 368 pp.
You Need Help!
A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling
Through a rich combination of user-friendly tools and real-life stories, Mark S. Komrad, M.D., offers you step-by-step guidance and support as you take the courageous step of helping a friend who might not even recognize that he or she is in need.
Softcover, 280 pp.
Get Me Out of Here
My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder
With astonishing honesty, this memoir Get Me Out of Here, reveals what mental illness looks and feels like from the inside, and how healing from borderline personality disorder is possible through intensive therapy and the support of loved ones.
Softcover, 464 pp.
Changing to Thrive
Using the Stages of Change to Overcome the Top Threats to Your Health and Happiness
Changing unhealthy behaviors is easier said than done. In this groundbreaking book, you will be guided through a six-stage process designed to help you assess your readiness to change, then tap the inner resources necessary to thrive physically, emotionally, and socially. Through interactive exercises, Changing to Thrive will help you progress through the stages of change and learn that you have…
6 x 9, Softcover, 296 pgs.
The Grandfamily Guidebook
Wisdom and Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Ready or not, you're a parent again. If you're wondering how exactly you're going to raise your grandchildren, you're not alone. The Grandfamily Guidebook offers advice on everything from engaging with birth parents, to legal and financial issues, school and social life, and your own self-care.
Softcover, 416 pp.
When Reality Bites
How Denial Helps and What to Do When it Hurts
Learn how to use denial to help you when you are facing tragedy and how to recognize and move past denial when it becomes counterproductive. Through a fresh and comforting perspective, Parker takes the shame out of denial with practical and relatable solutions to uncovering, reframing, and harnessing this very normal coping technique. Hands-on exercises and compelling personal stories help you…
The Joey Song
A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction
The Joey Song is the poignant story of a defiant addict and the mother who won't give up on him. She finally realizes that it hurts more to hang on than to let go, and that letting go is not the same thing as giving up. Sandra Swenson beautifully orchestrates a mother's lessons of love and loss, while surviving her son's addiction.
Softcover, 200 pp
An Invitation To Self-Care
Why Learning to Nurture Yourself Is the Key to the Life You've Always Wanted
An Invitation to Self-Care uncovers seven principles for care that are rooted in self-empowerment and self-knowledge. Through personal stories and observations, exercises and quizzes, and interviews with experts and everyday people, you are invited to consider self-care across your relationships, finances, spiritual and professional life and more.
6 x 9, Softcover, 200 pp.
Take Good Care
Finding Your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving
In Take Good Care, author Cynthia Orange brings together compelling testimonies from a wide range of caregivers, advice from leading experts in the field, and her own hard-won wisdom to capture the subtle differences between caretaking and caregiving.
Softcover, 220 pp.
Is My (or My Loved One's) Worry or Distress a Problem?
It's only human to worry about problems in our lives -- but for some, obsessing for weeks and months or avoiding social situations due to feelings of panic can become regular habits. In Almost Anxious, Luana Marques, PhD describes the spectrum of these symptoms, from normal situational anxiety on one end to a full-blown diagnosable anxiety disorder on the other.
Discusses the King Baby personality -- the childish ego traits seen in people who have reached adulthood without acquiring emotional maturity -- a self-centeredness common to alcoholics and addicts.
Pamphlet, 28 pp.
Practicing the Here and Now
Being Intentional with Step 11
How do we unlock and experience the teachings of Step Eleven? Herb K. helps us realize that working--and living--this vital recovery "maintenance Step" doesn't have to be as much of a challenge as commonly thought.
Softcover, 160 pp.
The Next Happy
Let Go of the Life You Planned and Find a New Way Forward
When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in The Next Happy.
6 Principles for Guilt-Free Pleasure and Escape
Explore our universal human need to feel good, to escape, or to feel high, and examine what these altered states look like in the brain. Plus discover the six pleasure principles that can provide you the most natural and long-lasting highs.
Dare To Lead
Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts
In her #1 New York Times bestsellers, BrenÃ© Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.
Hardcover, 320 pp.
Responding to Anger
Whether it's a peer, a child, a teenager, your closest friend, or a total stranger who's putting you on the spot, the Responding to Anger workbook gives you the tools, techniques, and know-how to defuse anger, work through it to greater intimacy, or sense when it's best left alone.
Softcover, 272 pages
A Practical Guide to Living with a Loved One's PTSD
Shock Waves is a practical, user-friendly guide for those who love someone suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.