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The New Self-Help

How to make ‘cognitive ease’ work for you

Book jacket cover for Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Book jacket cover for Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman


The New Self-Help

The three tenets of radical self-love

Book jacket cover for The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor.
Book jacket cover for The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor.


The New Self-Help

Shonda Rhimes breaks it down in ‘Year of Yes’


An illustration of a stack of books, with the title “21 Books for a Better You”
An illustration of a stack of books, with the title “21 Books for a Better You”

The New Self-Help

‘Self Improvement’ doesn’t mean what it used to


The New Self-Help

But the idea that we — and our children — are never really ‘safe’ is hard to live with

Book jacket cover for Savage Park by Amy Fusselman
Book jacket cover for Savage Park by Amy Fusselman


The New Self-Help

Every day, I was rewarded for behavior that I was previously punished for

Book jacket for Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man by Thomas Page McBee
Book jacket for Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man by Thomas Page McBee


The New Self-Help

Even if you hate your job, you can do it in a way that enhances your self-esteem

Book jacket cover for All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks.
Book jacket cover for All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks.


The New Self-Help

There’s a better way to heal from harm

Book jacket cover for I Hope We Choose Love by Kai Cheng Thom
Book jacket cover for I Hope We Choose Love by Kai Cheng Thom


The New Self-Help

Cal Newport’s ‘Deep Work’ is a modern self-help classic


The New Self-Help

A novel protects what a missile can’t

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