“Finally! The book that helps you deal with irrational, impossible people.” —Oprah’s Book Club 2.0
Let’s face it, we all know people who are irrational. No matter how hard you try to reason with them, it never works. So what’s the solution? How do you talk to someone who’s out of control? What can you do with a boss who bullies, a spouse who yells, or a friend who frequently bursts into tears?
In his book, Just Listen, Mark Goulston shared his bestselling formula for getting through to the resistant people in your life. Now, in his breakthrough new book Talking to Crazy, he brings his communication magic to the most difficult group of all—the downright irrational.
As a psychiatrist, Goulston has seen his share of crazy and he knows from experience that you can’t simply argue it away. The key to handling irrational people is to learn to lean into the crazy—to empathize with it. That radically changes the dynamic and transforms you from a threat into an ally. Talking to Crazy explains this counterintuitive Sanity Cycle and reveals:
Why people act the way they doHow instinctive responses can exacerbate the situation—and what to do insteadWhen to confront a problem and when to walk awayHow to use a range of proven techniques including Time Travel, the Fish-bowl, and the Belly RollAnd much more
You can’t reason with unreasonable people—but you can reach them. This powerful and practical book shows you how.
"Scandinavia now has its own Virginia Woolf. Few get as close to the human mind as Klougart"—Mari Nymoen Nilsen, VG
The English-language debut from one of Denmark's most exciting, celebrated young writers, One of Us Is Sleeping is a haunting novel about loss in all its forms.As she returns home to visit her mother who is dying of cancer, the narrator recounts a brief, intense love affair, as well as the grief and disillusionment that follow its end. The book's striking imagery and magnificent prose underpin its principal theme: the jarring contrast between the recollection of stability, your parents, your childhood home, your love, and the continual endings that we experience throughout our lives.
A true-to-life, deeply poetic novel that works in the same vein as Anne Carson, One of Us Is Sleeping has won Klougart countless accolades and award nominations, including the Readers' Book Award, securing her place as a major new voice in world literature.
Josefine Klougart has been hailed as one of Denmark's greatest contemporary writers. She is the first Danish author ever to have two of her first three books nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. She's been compared to a range of authors, including Joan Didion, Anne Carson, and Virginia Woolf.
Martin Aitken has translated dozens of books from the Danish, including works by Dorthe Nors, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Peter Høeg, and Kim Leine, among others.
Understanding psychological techniques can help you make your relationships happier and more fulfilling. This Practical Guide will help you achieve new and healthier ways of relating by explaining some of the major underlying psychological ‘drivers’ that permeate relationships and identify and work on these unconscious motivating factors to eliminate ‘knee-jerk’ reactions. Filled with straightforward, practical advice, case studies and examples, Introducing Psychology of Relationships will help you understand your relationship and make it more loving and mutually supportive, as well as be better equipped for entering into a new relationship.
This book – just like your personal finances – is a journey. If you want to take control of your financial life, you need to be inspired. You need the “why”. Why am I going to spend time and energy on this? Why am I going to make temporary sacrifices, work harder and skip buying some of the things I want?
If you can’t answer those questions, don’t buy this book. In fact, don’t buy any personal finance books and don’t even try to improve your finances. It all starts with the why. However, if you have an answer to the why – to retire early, to become financially independent, to help put your kids through school, to save a million dollars – keep reading.
This book will open your eyes to what’s possible and how to make it possible. Through ten concise, easy to understand lessons, you’ll be inspired to achieve and you’ll be given the knowledge (along with some tips and tricks) to make it happen.
Here’s the journey we’ll take…
1) How to Save a Million Dollars
2) Managing Money
3) Getting Out of Debt
4) Saving Money
5) Retiring Early
6) Can You Really Get Rich by Skipping Your Morning Coffee?
7) Make Your Future-Self Rich
8) Increase Your IRA Returns
9) The Zero Interest Mortgage
10) College as a Cost/Benefit Investment
365 quotes, insights, and journaling prompts for the blossoming introvert.
The Year of the Introvert is a seasonal daybook and journal that takes introverts on a true adventure in introspection and self-care, 365 days of the year. With each page of daily insight, Michaela Chung provides an interactive roadmap for introverts who wish to embrace who they are and live a fulfilling—and powerful!—life on their own quiet terms.
Within these pages, you’ll discover quotes, prompts, and inspirational essays to propel you toward greater self-awareness, and self-love. Along the way, you’ll receive daily morsels of wisdom to strengthen your relationships, develop authentic confidence, survive the holidays, and truly blossom in your own introverted way.
Ask introspective questions to awaken your inner adventurer
Get tips on how to love your introversion and yourself
Learn how to cut through small talk and truly connect
Be quietly magnetic in your romantic relationships
Build cozy living spaces that will replenish your energy
The Year of The Introvert is the ideal introvert’s companion for navigating the challenges and joys of being an introvert in an extrovert’s world. Reflect on your quiet strengths, water your natural wellspring of creativity, and take ownership of your “innie” life!
The classic New York Times bestseller from actor/comedian Paul Reiser, a book that the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an out-loud laugh on every page,” is now available in trade paperback for the very first time. For fans of Reiser’s long-running sitcom Mad About You, with Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria, for readers of comic memoirs like Tina Fey’s Bossypants, and “for the couple considering parenthood as well as for parents who are decades past their days of diaper changing…this book hits home and hits the funnybone" (Chicago Tribune).
Falling in love was never part of the plan!
Sixteen-year-old Regan Stone wants nothing more than to escape her gossip-ridden hometown. Every choice she makes is deliberate, from the out-of-state college she’s aiming for, to her dual-credit classes. She has a plan, and it doesn’t include a boyfriend.
Lane Cary's leaving for college soon. It's supposed to be the greatest adventure of his life. All he can think about is his best-friend-since-forever, Regan. It’s taking him all summer to work up the courage to confess she’s way more than a friend to him, but he’s running out of time.
Can one kiss destroy childhood friends? Or could it be the spark that ignites hidden feelings? One thing’s for sure, summer’s end will change everything.
If you're a fan of rollercoaster romances with plenty of swoon, and authors Jenny Han or Kasie West, you’ll love this fun read. Get your copy of Summer's End today!
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