The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
author: David Epstein
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Stumbling on Happiness
author: Daniel Gilbert
in post: Ten bad reasons to get a job

Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence
author: Rick Hanson
in post: Ten bad reasons to get a job

The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are
author: Dr. Kevin Leman
in post: The terrible days are part of successful homeschooling

The Empathy Factor: Your Competitive Advantage for Personal, Team, and Business Success
author: Marie R. Miyashiro
in post: The real truth about the people you work with

Amazing Face Reading: An Illustrated Encyclopedia for Reading Faces
author: Mac Fulfer
in post: The real truth about the people you work with

Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research
author: Oliver P. John PhD
in post: Where I am on 9/11

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It
author: Ian Leslie
in post: How to keep your career from getting outdated

Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior
author: Marvin Zuckerman
in post: Women should not bother negotiating salary

Taking Sex Differences Seriously
author: Steven E. Rhoads
in post: Women should not bother negotiating salary

What Could He Be Thinking?: How a Man’s Mind Really Works
author: Michael Gurian
in post: How to be a good Gen Y dad

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
author: Marie Kondo
in post: There are only 3 types of interview questions. Here are your answers.

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
author: Martin E. P. Seligman
in post: How to homeschool with confidence

Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
author: Gretchen Rubin
in post: How to homeschool with confidence

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
in post: Video games teach mindfulness — even Call of Duty!

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
author: Susan Cain
in post: Open floor plans crush us, both at work and at school

The Doodle Revolution: Unlock the Power to Think Differently
author: Sunni Brown
in post: Career news that will make you happy right now

I’m Okay, You’re Okay
author: MD Thomas A. Harris
in post: Is school sedentary or is school for running?

Sensuous Woman
author: Anonymous
in post: Is school sedentary or is school for running?

The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want
author: Sonja Lyubomirsky
in post: Finding a mate isn’t luck. It’s about setting a goal and reaching it.

Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others: The Fascinating Research That Can Land You the Husband of Your Dreams
author: John T. Molloy
in post: Finding a mate isn’t luck. It’s about setting a goal and reaching it.

Vital Friends: The People You Can’t Afford to Live Without
author: Tom Rath
in post: Your job will be good if you have a friend at work

Why We Do What We Do: Understanding Self-Motivation
author: Edward L. Deci
in post: Don’t test your kids

Looks: Why They Matter More Than You Ever Imagined
author: Gordon Patzer Ph.D.
in post: Don’t test your kids

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition
author: Alasdair MacIntyre
in post: School is for nationalism

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
author: Kelly McGonigal
in post: A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions

…Or Not to Be: A Collection of Suicide Notes
author: Marc Etkind
in post: Q&A With Penelope. About work. Or something approximating that.

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
author: Brene Brown
in post: 7 Ways to have a good marriage

Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
author: Brigid Schulte
in post: 5 Steps to take to make time for everything

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
author: Kay Redfield Jamison
in post: Is running errands parenting? Is cleaning homeschooling?

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
author: Dan Ariely
in post: Seven reasons why graduate school is outdated

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
author: Dan Ariely
in post: Seven reasons why graduate school is outdated

Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment
author: Tal Ben-Shahar
in post: Simplifying life has nothing to do with all your stuff

What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night
author: John Brockman
in post: When is worry good?

Guided Imagery for Self-Healing
author: M.D. Martin L. Rossman
in post: When is worry good?

The Genius in All of Us: New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ
author: David Shenk
in post: Childhood should be about discovering talents

Music, Language, and the Brain
author: Aniruddh D. Patel
in post: Why I love Suzuki method for music education

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
author: Paul Mason MS
in post: Kids will never tell us what’s happening at school

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
author:Drive: Daniel H. Pink
in post: 4 Transformative ways to make more money

The Worry Solution: Using Breakthrough Brain Science to Turn Stress and Anxiety Into Confidence and Happiness
author: Martin Rossman M.D.
in post: What homeschool parents should worry about: Themselves

A Beautiful Mind
author: Sylvia Nasar
in post: Homeschool is great for stupid kids (and smart ones)

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
author: Kelly McGonigal
in post: A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions

Man’s Search for Meaning
author: Viktor E. Frankl
in post: The pursuit of happiness makes life shallow

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
author: Gretchen Rubin
in post: School fights against kids learning self-regulation

The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More
author: Bruce Feiler
in post: Homeschool is a how-to-live decision not a how-to-learn decision

The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
author: Jean M. Twenge
in post: Graduation celebration encourages mediocrity

The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy
author: Ursus Wehrli
in post: Is your smart kid destined to fail?

The Psychology of Revolution
author: Gustave Le Bon
in post: Your approach to mistakes defines your success

Prisoners of Ritual: An Odyssey Into Female Genital Circumcision in Africa
author: Hanny Lightfoot Klein
in post: How to get confidence to go against the grain

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
author: Paul D. Tieger
in post: Picking curriculum to fit your family

The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much?
author: Leslie Bennetts
in post: Education should prepare kids to get married

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert
author: John M. Gottman
in post: Education should prepare kids to get married

Help: The Original Human Dilemma
author: Garret Keizer
in post: Here’s how to ask for help

Mayday!: Asking for Help in Times of Need
author: M Nora Klaver
in post: Here’s how to ask for help

Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents
author: Christine Carter
in post: How to see the barrier to reaching your goals

Handwriting Analysis : Putting It to Work for You
author: Andrea McNichol
in post: You don’t need to teach handwriting

How to Talk So People Listen: The Real Key to Job Success
author: Sonya Hamlin
in post: The truth about good listening skills

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
author: Susan Forward
in post: Inside the mind of a workaholic

Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential
author: Marylou Kelly Streznewski
in post: How to pick a career you’ll like

All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending
author: Laura Vanderkam
in post: How to pick a career you’ll like

How Rich People Think
author: Steve Siebold
in post: Back-to-school time is for poor kids

The Happiness Equation: The Surprising Economics of Our Most Valuable Asset
author: Nick Powdthavee
in post: Here’s the career math to know if you should homeschool

The Way to Become The Sensuous Man
author: “M”
in post: Learning in the 21st century is unlearning

Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life
author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
in post: The argument against raising well-rounded kids

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem
author: Kimberlee Roth
in post: Divorce is immature and selfish. Don’t do it.

I Hate You–Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality
author: Jerold J. Kreisman
in post: Divorce is immature and selfish. Don’t do it.

The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells
author: Randi Kreger
in post: Divorce is immature and selfish. Don’t do it.

Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship
author: Christine Ann Lawson
in post: Divorce is immature and selfish. Don’t do it.

The Self Health Revolution
author: J. Michael Zenn
in post: Key to productivity: Choose phone calls carefully

The Definitive Book of Body Language
author: Barbara Pease
in post: Secret social skills successful people know

Conversation Transformation: Recognize and Overcome the 6 Most Destructive Communication Patterns
author: Ben Benjamin
in post: Secret social skills successful people know

Socially Curious and Curiously Social: A Social Thinking Guidebook for Bright Teens and Young Adults
author: Michelle Garcia Winner
in post: How to Stave off Loneliness

Reptiles in Love: Ending Destructive Fights and Evolving Toward More Loving Relationships
author: Don Ferguson
in post: Meditation vs. Medication

The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us
author: Jeffrey Kluger
in post: The most taboo topic

The Shyness Breakthrough: A No-Stress Plan to Help Your Shy Child Warm Up, Open Up, and Join tthe Fun
author: Bernardo Carducci
in post: How to make a genuine connection with anyone

Shyness: A Bold New Approach
author: Bernardo J. Carducci
in post: How to make a genuine connection with anyone

Imperfect Harmony: How to Stay Married for the Sake of Your Children and Still Be Happy
author: Joshua Coleman
in post: How to know if you’re making progress

Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception
author: Pamela Meyer
in post: The farmer reviews three business books

The Myth of Stress: Where Stress Really Comes From and How to Live a Happier and Healthier Life
author: Andrew Bernstein
in post: The farmer reviews three business books

How We Decide
author: Jonah Lehrer
in post: Almost a review of Seth Godin’s book, Linchpin

A Little Bit Married: How to Know When It’s Time to Walk Down the Aisle or Out the Door
author: Hannah Seligson
in post: Workplace news you cannot use

Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength
author: Laurie Helgoe
in post: Leverage the advantages of being an introvert at work

The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World
author: Marti Olsen Laney
in post: Leverage the advantages of being an introvert at work

Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
author: Daniel Goleman
in post: Asperger’s at work: Why I’m difficult in meetings

Who’s Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life
author: Richard Florida
in post: 6 Tips for doing a long-distance job hunt

Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life
author: Winifred Gallagher
in post: Will taking drugs help your career? Maybe you need Adderall

The Cultural Animal: Human Nature, Meaning, and Social Life
author: Roy F. Baumeister
in post: How to have more self-discipline

The Tall Book: A Celebration of Life from on High
author: Arianne Cohen
in post: How to be a tall person at work

Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You
author: Sam Gosling
in post: Three times you should lie at work

How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
author: Leil Lowndes
in post: How to pick the people you work with

A Dark Science: Women, Sexuality and Psychiatry in the Nineteenth Century
author: J. Moussaieff Masson
in post: 7 Things to consider before launching a startup

Sensual Woman: An Exploration of the True Meaning and Value of Sensuality
author: Sarah Bartlett
in post: Good blogging is simple: Write good posts (and be thankful)

Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
author: Dan Ariely
in post: How I learned to live without a refrigerator

The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up
author: Adrian Gostick
in post: Try to be funny, even if you’re not

The Threesome Handbook: A Practical Guide to SLEEPING WITH THREE
author: Vicki Vantoch
in post: Three specific ways to improve your social skills

Single Jewish Female: A Modern Guide to Sex and Dating
author: Leah Furman
in post: Rosh Hashana forces big decisions about work

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
author: Daniel Goleman
in post: Don’t get too comfortable at home after work

Kiss and Run: The Single, Picky, and Indecisive Girl’s Guide to Overcoming Fear of Commitment
author: Elina Furman
in post: The long-distance relationship goes mainstream: 3 tips for survival