Psychology

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Catch the Fire

An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities

Community, youth, non-profit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deep level. Catch … ; 322 View

Coming Back to Life

The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Authors Joanna Macy and Molly Brown address the anguish experienced by those who would confront the harsh realities of our time. In this fully updated edition of Coming Back to Life, they show … ; 379 View

Cracking the Boy Code

How to Understand and Talk with Boys

All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their … 163 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View
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Float Like a Butterfly, Drink Mint Tea

How I Beat the Shit Out of All My Addictions

As an alcoholic, drug-addicted comedian with tendencies to over-indulge and under-achieve since he was a teenager, Alex Wood was on track for to achieve his greatest goals: to die young and … 292 View

Freedom To Learn

Creating a Classroom Where Every Child Thrives

Disinterested students and behavioral problems are all too common in schools. Yet results show that behavior charts and other reward-and-punishment systems simply don’t work. Teachers are … ; 220 View

Hard to Do

The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up

From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, Hard to Do breaks down the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution. Whatever the underlying motives – love, money, or mere masochism … 146 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View

Nature-Based Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families

The number of children, youth, and families seeking help for a wide range of mental health concerns is growing at an alarming rate, and many struggle to thrive despite well-intentioned … ; ; 304 View
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On Opium

Pain, Pleasure, and Other Matters of Substance

A groundbreaking meditation on pain, painkillers, and dependence from a prescription opioid user. Her writing has been described as "measured," "sensuous," and … 364 View

Too Dumb for Democracy?

Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our stone-age brains can process democracy in the information age. In an … 256 View
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An Introduction to Nature for Therapy

From: Nature-Based Therapy

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Promoting a dose of nature clarifies the minimum time exposure people should be outdoors and seeks to highlight the socioecological benefits this natural, accessible, and free health remedy can … ; ; 21 $2.10 Add
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Foreward, Prefaces and Introduction

From: Freedom To Learn

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Not many teachers come to us with a well-formed idea of how students should respond to being in school. The ultimate goal of education is not only developmental and academic accomplishments, but … ; 3 $0.30 Add
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From: Hard to Do

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Western culture upholds the nuclear family as its foundation. Yet, in recent years women have gained more freedom to leave relationships they previously were unable to. Korducki states that she … 17 $1.70 Add
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From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 8 $0.80 Add
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From: Too Dumb for Democracy?

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The Introduction offers of reflection on how we have found ourselves in a messy world where we must make important decisions. The title of the book asks, “Are we too dumb for … 13 $1.30 Add