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It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir
by Simon Fitzmaurice

In 2008, Simon Fitzmaurice was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (also known as ALS). He was given four years to live. In 2010, in a state of lung-function collapse, Simon knew with crystal clarity that now was not his time to die. Against all prevailing medical opinion, he chose to ventilate in order to stay alive.



Fitter Faster: The Smart Way to Get in Shape in Just Minutes a Day Fitter Faster: The Smart Way to Get in Shape in Just Minutes a Day
by Robert J. Davis

Examining everything from pre-workout stretches to post-workout protein shakes, this science-backed book slices through fitness fads and misconceptions to reveal how you can exercise quickly and effectively. For example, is it best to exercise in the morning? Does aerobic activity burn more fat than weight lifting?



Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity
by Dr. Ronald Epstein, M.D.

The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field.



Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom: A Complete Prescription to Optimize Your Health, Prevent Disease, and Live with Vitality and Joy Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom: A Complete Prescription to Optimize Your Health, Prevent Disease, and Live with Vitality and Joy
by Acharya Shunya

Ayurveda is founded on the belief that true health is everyone’s birthright—and that each of us is a self-healing entity who can use nature’s abundance to restore and renew ourselves. Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom is a breakthrough book for yoga practitioners, spiritual seekers, and anyone ready to learn a "doable" approach to this time-tested art and science of health and well-being.



Bedlam's Door: True Tales of Madness and Hope Bedlam's Door: True Tales of Madness and Hope
by Mark Rubinstein

Former practicing psychiatrist Mark Rubinstein opens the door and takes the reader deep into the world of mental illness. From the chaos of a psychiatric emergency room to the bowels of a maximum security prison, the stories range from bizarre to poignant and the people from noble to callously uncaring.

Bedlam's Door depicts the challenges mental illness poses for patients, their families, health-care professionals, and society. More importantly, it demystifies the subject while offering real hope for the future.



Super Genes: Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being Super Genes: Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being
by Deepak Chopra M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi Ph.D.

The authors of the New York Times bestseller Super Brain present a bold new understanding of our genes and how simple changes in lifestyle can boost genetic activity. The leap into "radical well-being" is a promise waiting to be fulfilled.



The Rechargeables: Eat Move Sleep The Rechargeables: Eat Move Sleep
by Tom Rath

In the village of Verve, a mysterious thing has occurred . . . all of the people are COMPLETELY STILL. Join Poppy and Simon on an adventure as they discover how to recharge themselves, and their whole village.



The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body
by Dr. Patrick Roth

The End of Back Pain helps patients view the body from a totally different perspective, and inspires readers to push their bodies in order to cure its maladies. Dr. Roth details a specialized exercise program to strengthen and develop those muscles to relieve, control, and even prevent chronic pain.



Healthy Joints for Life: An Orthopedic Surgeon's Proven Plan to Reduce Pain and Inflammation, Avoid Surgery and Get Moving Again Healthy Joints for Life: An Orthopedic Surgeon's Proven Plan to Reduce Pain and Inflammation, Avoid Surgery and Get Moving Again
by Richard Diana, M.D.

No surgery. No medication. No drastic measures. Just healthy joints—for life! In this groundbreaking book, leading orthopedic surgeon and former NFL player Richard Diana, M.D., applies his unique experience and training to tackle join pain.



Songs of Three Islands: A Memoir: A Personal Tale of Motherhood and Mental Illness in an Iconic American Family Songs of Three Islands: A Memoir: A Personal Tale of Motherhood and Mental Illness in an Iconic American Family
by Millicent Monks

Songs of Three Islands is a stunning memoir about the wealthy Carnegie family’s struggle with mental illness, combined with a beautifully evoked meditation on motherhood.



The Youth Corridor: Your Guide to Timeless Beauty The Youth Corridor: Your Guide to Timeless Beauty
by Gerald Imber, M.D.

Dr. Gerald Imber shows women and men how to keep the signs of aging at bay with a prescriptive, common sense plan of skin care, exercise, vitamins & diet, stalling & often eliminating the need for surgery. By following the earliest & most basic treatment for skin care & maintenance, you can maintain a youthful appearance for a lifetime.



White Jacket Required: A Culinary Coming-of-Age Story White Jacket Required: A Culinary Coming-of-Age Story
by Jenna Weber

A charming coming-of-age story from one of today's top food bloggers. After finishing college, Jenna Weber turned to culinary school- but to become a food writer, not a chef. White Jacket Required follows Jenna's ups and downs through training, first job, family crisis, and love.