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The Body Keeps the Score

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by Bessel van Der Kolk

Trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. The Body Keeps Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.

An Unquiet Mind

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison

Dr. Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, episodes of violence, and an attempted suicide. An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of enormous candor, vividness, and wisdom—a deeply powerful book that has both transformed and saved lives.

Stop Overthinking

Stop Overthinking: 23 Techniques to Relieve Stress, Stop Negative Spirals, Declutter Your Mind, and Focus on the Present
by Nick Trenton

It’s easy to lose our mind in the exhausting trap of anxiety and stress. Avoid getting stuck in a never-ending thought loop, stay present, and keep your mind off things that don’t matter, and never will.

What Happened to You

What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey & Bruss D. Perry

It’s easy to blame ourselves. Through deeply personal conversations, Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry offer a groundbreaking and profound shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieg

With wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and others as we teeter on the tightrope between love and desire, meaning and mortality, guilt and redemption, terror and courage, hope and change. A boldly reveal­ing portrait of what it means to be human, and a disarmingly funny and illuminating account of our own mysterious lives and our innate power to transform them.

Winning the War in Your Mind

Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life by Craig Groeschel

Are your thoughts out of control? Do you long to break free from the spiral of destructive thinking? Let God’s truth become your battle plan to win the war in your mind!

Anxiety is Real

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