Transitions: making sense of life's changes (2nd edition).
Bridges does an excellent job of calming the angst we all feel when we're in 'the
neutral zone'. When we're ready to move on but not sure where to go or how to get
there - he offers strategies for coping with the painful, difficult and confusing
times in our lives.
The Feeling Good Handbook.
He's best known for his widely successful, drug-free treatment for depression. This
follow-up work offers powerful new techniques and step-by-step exercises that help
you cope with the full range of everyday problems.
The Relationship Cure: a 5 step guide to strengthening your marriage, family,
and friendships. (John M. Gottman)
While the title suggests something broken and in need of a 'fix', this book is about
building healthy relationships at any stage. Great for newly-weds, those blending
families or just moving in together … as well as people wanting to recapture and
Say Good Night To Insomnia. (Gregg D. Jacobs)
This is a 6 week, do-it-yourself, drug-free program about the prevention and treatment
of insomnia. Developed and successfully tested at Harvard Medical School, it suggest
strategies for eliminating sleeping pills, changing stressful thoughts about sleep,
establishing good habits and implementing stress-reduction techniques.
Family Ties That Bind: a self-help guide to change through family of origin
therapy. (Ronald W. Richardson)
This easy-to-read, practical book explains how families function and what you can do
to change the way you act in your family. Richardson helps us understand how we can
get along with and feel better about our family … and still be ourselves.
Do What You Love For the Rest of Your Life: a practical guide to career
change and personal renewal.
For anyone struggling with 'golden handcuffs' - Griffiths speaks from first-hand
experience about transitioning to a more meaningful career. Uplifting and practical,
he helps you find the courage to do what you love … and succeed.
Hand Me Down Dreams: how families influence our career paths and how we
can reclaim them. (Mary H. Jacobsen)
We all inherit dreams, goals, values, and beliefs from our families. These dreams
influence every aspect of our lives including our work and how we do it. As with
hand-me-down clothes, we may be able to wear them, but if they don't fit or feel right,
they won't make us happy. Jacobson helps us to examine our choices and follow our
The Second Brain: a groundbreaking new understanding of nervous disorders of
the stomach and small intestine. (Michael D. Gershon)
A serious, scientific subject, made easy and entertaining. With a 'Woody Allen'
flair for irony, Dr. Gershon shares his informative research on how smart our
intestinal tract is and the connections between our emotions and our gut.
"Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination."
- Roy M. Goodman