• Treating People Well: the Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

    By Lea Berman (177.1 Bern)

    A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries who offer an important fundamental message: everyone is important and everyone deserves to be treated well.

  • Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back From Living a Better Life

    By Gabrielle Bernstein (158 Bern)

    Gabrielle Bernstein presents a clear, proactive, step-by-step process to release the beliefs that hold you back from living a better life. Petty resentments will disappear, compassion will replace attack, the energy of resistance will transform into freedom, and you’ll feel more at peace and happiness than you’ve ever known.


  • Braving the Wilderness: the Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

    By Brene Brown (158.2 Brow, CD 158.2 Brow)

    “True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” Social scientist, Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy.


  • High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way

    By Brendon Burchard (158 Burc, eBook hoopla)

    Author Brendon Burchard concludes that six deliberate habits will give you the edge you need to succeed. Anyone can practice these habits, and when they do, extraordinary things will happen in their lives, relationships, and careers. This book is about how to cultivate and practice these six habits.


  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

    By William Burnett (650.1 Burn)

    Author William Burnett believes that in order to change, people need a design process to help them figure out what they want and how to create it. Rather than dreaming up a lot of fun fantasies, he shows you how to build a future.


  • Think Skinny, Feel Fit: 7 Steps to Transform Your Emotional Weight and Have an Awesome Life

    By Alejandro Chaban (613.25 Chab)

    The author shares seven steps that are essential in helping you master your mind and lose emotional weight. These steps, which are grounded in positive thinking and self-commitment, have helped people to start living happier healthier lives.


  • Grit: the Power of Passion and Perserverance

    By Angela Duckworth (158.1 Duck, CD 158.1 Duck)

    Psychologist Angela Duckworth shows new and seasoned parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a focused persistence called grit. Talent is not a guarantor of success, but other factors are; such as identifying our passions and following through on our commitments.


  • A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

    Edited by Lisa Congdon (305.4 Glor, eBook hoopla)

    Celebrate extraordinary lives and redefine what it means to gain wisdom and maturity. Lisa Congdon explores the power of women over the age of forty who are thriving and living life on their own terms. Profiles, interviews, and essays from women including Vera Wang, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Julia Child, and many more.

  • Pause: Harnessing the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break

    By Rachael O'Meara (158 Omea)

    You’re stressed out at your job; you’re torn between work and family; your motivation and productivity are taking a nosedive. Your impulse might be to tough it out, but what you may really need to do is take a step back. Reassess your life with a clear head and dive back in with purpose and poise.

  • My Friend Fear: Finding Magic in the Unknown

    By Meera Lee Patel (152.46 Pate)

    A mix of personal reflections, inspirational quotes, questions for reflection, and breathtaking watercolor visuals, this book asserts that having a big fear is an opportunity to make big changes and to discover the remarkable potential within ourselves.

  • Believe It to Achieve It: Overcome Your Doubts, Let Go of the Past, and Unlock Your Full Potential

    By Brian Tracy (158.1 Trac)

    Letting go of negative thoughts is one of the most important steps to living a successful, fulfilling life, but it’s also often the most difficult. This text will help you identify and overcome harmful patterns and ideas preventing you from achieving your goals or feeling happy and satisfied in your life.

  • The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights From Super Soul Conversations

    By Oprah Winfrey (204 Winf, CD 204 Winf)

    The “aha” moments of inspiration and soul-expanding insight that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected here.