July 23, 2024

Super Psyched: Unleash the Power of the 4 Types of Connection and Live the Life You Love

A psychologist explains how to connect more deeply with oneself, others, the world, and the spirit by overcoming the fears and banishing the distractions that cause isolation. Put succinctly, Super Psyched aims to help readers “discover how to feel truly alive while we’re alive.”

Mining his training, practice, and “SuperPsyched” podcast, author Adam Dorsay examines […]

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July 16, 2024

Friends Matter, For Life: Harnessing the 8 Tenets of Dynamic Friendship

In her work as professor and research psychologist, Dr. Kimberly Horn focuses on helping people live “healthier, happier, and more connected lives.” Friends Matter for Life contributes to this initiative, spotlighting a relationship type that’s often taken for granted: friendships.

Part I of her book, “Foundational Tenets,” discusses how to identify various types of friends, […]

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May 28, 2024

How to Hold a Glue Stick: and other clues to parenting

In this practical guide to parenting, Froukje M. Matthews shares techniques for developing healthy social skills and personal confidence in young children.

After her career as a Montessori teacher, Matthews compiled her years of experience into this concise collection of strategies for new parents. She states, “Like a gardener who creates the right conditions for […]

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March 12, 2024

Connected: Building Relationships to Achieve Success and Make a Lasting Impact

“Relationships make the world go around,” writes psychotherapist Patricia Bathory, who states emphatically, “all significant accomplishments take a village, whether we’re raising healthy children, running a successful business or pursuing our life purpose.” In this book, Bathory elucidates how “relationships can fast track your success.”

Bathory describes the extensive support she received from her husband, […]

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January 2, 2024

Cooperative Co-Parenting for Secure Kids: The Attachment Theory Guide to Raising Kids in Two Homes

Cooperative Co-Parenting for Secure Kids is a guidebook for divorced or separated parents seeking to raise well-adjusted children. Rooting her approach in Attachment Theory, author Aurisha Smolarski uses her 20-plus years of experience in the field of marriage and family therapy to offer this straightforward how-to manual on sharing “responsibility for care taking [sic], decision-making, […]

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June 27, 2023

Good News, Bad News, Who Can Tell?

Don Worth, a psychologist, presents a collection of real-life accounts of perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on finding and cultivating inner strength in times of upheaval and worry.

Worth selects the book’s contributors to represent different walks of life and different experiences of the pandemic. In a section titled “Lost Loved Ones,” retiree Jessie […]

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May 30, 2023

The Ups and Downs of Growing Older: Beyond Seventy Years of Living

Psychologist Viola B. Mecke’s book, The Ups and Downs of Growing Older, offers her thoughts on living life after 70 and helpful suggestions to combat its challenges.

A psychologist with over 40 year’s experience in academic teaching and clinical practice, Mecke focuses her discussion on the period she terms the “oldest-old” phase of life, the […]

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September 12, 2022

Emotional Magnetism: How to Communicate to Ignite Connection in Your Relationships

Communications expert Sandy Gerber takes the frustration and guesswork out of relationship problems in this brilliant self-help guide to connecting with others.

Gerber, an award-winning author and TEDx speaker, spent eight years perfecting this book, and her hard work shows. Clear and concise, intriguing and fun, the author shares an invaluable toolbox of communication cues […]

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December 20, 2021

Things I Wanted My Grandsons to Know before I Leave

A life well lived is a blessing that shouldn’t be taken for granted. And if a bit of that grace can be doled out to loved ones before passing on, all the better. This slim volume is a time-capsule of snippets of wisdom curated by author Kenn Stobbe for his daughter’s sons, Grayson and Talon.

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