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Other minds : the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness / Godfrey-Smith, Peter

Cephalopoda -- Behavior
Cephalopoda -- Psychology.
Nervous system -- Evolution

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Ikigai : the Japanese secret to a long and happy life / Cleary, Heather

Longevity -- Japan.
Quality of life

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Prisoners of our thoughts : Viktor Frankl's principles for discovering meaning in life and work / Dundon, Elaine

Conduct of life
Frankl, Viktor E. (Viktor Emil), 1905-1997
Meaning (Psychology)

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The book of lymph : self-care practices to enhance immunity, health, and beauty / Gainsley, Lisa Levitt.

"A manual on the health-promoting properties of lymphatic massage with illustrated, five-minute self-massage sequences"--Provided by publisher.

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In love : a memoir of love and loss / Bloom, Amy

"Amy and Brian's world was changed forever with his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's. Forced to confront the daily frustrations and realities of the disease and its impact on their lives and marriage, Brian resolved not to let it dictate his life and instead asked himself: What makes life meaningful, and how do I want to live the rest of mine? His decision led them to learn about Dignitas and to fly to Zürich for a peaceful ending of Brian's life. In Love is the illuminating story of a marriage, of the gradual awareness that something was deeply wrong, and of a disease's effect on a man, a woman, a family. What were the signs that Brian and Amy brushed aside, and how did they cope when they could no longer ignore the truth as confirmed by an MRI? Why, in retrospect, did Brian decide to retire from his architecture practice earlier than he had planned? Bloom goes on to recount their search for a dignified and kind solution to the pain of Brian's life, and their discovery of Dignitas in Zurich, where the choice for a dignified end of life can be realized. In this moving memoir, Bloom also writes of their life together before Alzheimer's, and of a love that runs so deep that they were willing to work to find a courageous way to part"--Provided by publisher.

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Medical medium brain saver answers to brain inflmmation, mental health, OCD, brain fog, neurological symptoms, addiction, anxiety, depression, heavy metals, Epstein-Barr virus, seizures, lyme, ADHD, A
Brain saver answers to brain inflmmation, mental health, OCD, brain fog, neurological symptoms, addiction, anxiety, depression, heavy metals, Epstein-Barr virus, seizures, lyme, ADHD, Alzheimer's, autoimmune & eating disorders
"The first of two essential books about our most complex organ -- the brain -- dives deep into why people all over the world are suffering with mental health and brain-related symptoms and conditions. In this book, find answers to 100+ symptoms, diseases, and disorders. With the advanced state of brain research today, it's easy to think that we're arming ourselves with knowledge about how best to care for our precious minds and brains. Are we? Or is the prevalence of Alzheimer's, dementia, ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, addiction, strokes, seizures, brain fog, fatigue, and more a sign that even with the headlines about mindfulness, neuroscience, and hacking the brain, we're still all too vulnerable? Burnout, deficiencies, panic attacks, vagus nerve problems, mental health struggles, neurological symptoms, and beyond -- as you search for lasting relief, it's easy to become lost and blame yourself, wondering what you did wrong. Answer: you're not the problem. With Medical Medium Brain Saver and its companion volume, Medical Medium Brain Saver Protocols, Cleanses & Recipes, Anthony William sheds light on our brain and nervous system. Brain Saver unveils the why behind more than 100 brain- and nervous system-related symptoms, diseases, and disorders; Protocols reveals the truth about how to heal in even more detail. Originally conceived as one life-saving book, Brain Saver had to be divided in two when it became too big to print. Each book now stands alone, so you can start with the one you need most -- or read both for a full picture of your brain's health. Medical Medium Brain Saver is designed to serve you as a lifelong reference. In it, you'll discover: What it means to have a static brain, an alloy brain, a viral brain, an emotional brain, inflamed cranial nerves, an addicted brain, an acid brain, and a burnt out, deficient brain -- and what you can do about it ; The true causes of over 100 brain- and nervous system-related symptoms, disease, and disorders ; In-depth insight into the unknown reasons for the epidemic of mental, emotional, and neurological suffering -- from everyday struggles with focus, concentration, and mood to life-altering diagnoses such as ALS, Parkinson's, and long-haul Covid ; How to protect your brain against Alzheimer's, PTSD, strokes, seizures, and more -- before it's too late ; Best of all, Brain Saver offers a way forward with specialized healing techniques. In addition to fresh perspective on how to nourish your brain and reduce your exposure to everyday toxins and contaminants, you'll find cleanse protocols, heavy metal detox guidelines, and recipes for all-new Medical Medium Brain Shots Therapy -- quick hits of medicinals in liquid form, designed to bring instant relief when the brain is under particular stress. And when you want even more healing options, you can turn to Medical Medium Brain Saver Protocols, Cleanses & Recipes to take the essential information this book provides to a higher level. 'We suffer for very real and physical reasons,' Anthony writes, 'and we can address those reasons at their core with the information here. When we know how to navigate this world, we have the power to heal.' If you've been searching for direction about brain, neurological, or mental health, you've finally found the answers. Whether you're just starting out or your journey has taken you to multiple neurologists, internists, and functional medicine doctors, your time has come to discover the true cause of your suffering, move forward, and heal."--From publisher.

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What we wish were true : reflections on nurturing life and facing death / Quinn, Tallu Schuyler

"Profound essays on nurturing life while facing a terminal diagnosis, from the dedicated humanitarian and young mother whose writings The New York Times called "nothing less than a master class in how to be fully human". "I am holding both my hope and my grief together in the same hands. It is a loose hold, looser than I am accustomed to. My love is so much bigger than me." Nonprofit leader and minister Tallu Schuyler Quinn has spent her adult life working to alleviate hunger, systemic inequality, and food waste, first as a volunteer throughout the United States and abroad, and then as the founder of the Nashville Food Project, where she supported the vibrant community work of local food justice in Middle Tennessee. That all changed just after her fortieth birthday, when she was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma, an aggressive form of terminal brain cancer. In What We Wish Were True, Quinn achingly grapples with the possibility of leaving behind the husband and children she adores, and what it means to live with a terminal diagnosis and still find meaning. "I think about how my purpose may be the same in death as it continues to be in life-surrendering to the hope that our weaknesses can be made strong, that what is broken can be made whole," she writes. Through gorgeous prose, Quinn masterfully weaves together the themes of life and death by integrating spiritually nourishing stories about family, identity, vocational call, beloved community, God's wide welcome, and living with brain cancer. Taken together, these stunning essays are a piercing reminder to cherish each moment, whether heartbreaking or hilarious, and cast loose other concerns. As a mother, a kindred spirit, and a dear friend, Tallu Schuyler Quinn looks into our eyes with well-earned tears in her own and tells us the bittersweet truth: We are all searching for what has already found us-present and boundless love. This love will deliver us and never let us go"--Provided by publisher.

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Breaking free from long Covid : reclaiming life and the things that matter / Gahan, Lucy.

"Making visible the real effects of Long Covid on people and their lives, this guide explores the issues of living with the condition, helping people to make sense of their experiences on the road to recovery. Rooted in the author's personal story of having Long Covid since April 2020, the book offers ideas from Narrative Therapy as a lens through which to address the emotional impact of Long Covid, and offers practical strategies for managing symptoms and regaining quality of life. Acknowledging that recovery is unpredictable, the book sheds light on the often invisible challenges faced by people living with chronic conditions, such as managing pacing and rest in a world that values productivity, the impact of illness on relationships, coping in the context of a pandemic, and negotiating day to day life when you are living between illness and wellness. Also drawing on the author's expertise as a Clinical Psychologist working in physical health, Breaking Free from Long Covid offers ideas for reconnecting with what matters most to you when illness threatens to take over your life"--Provided by publisher.

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Young forever : the secrets to living your longest, healthiest life / Hyman, Mark

"Aging has long been considered a normal process. We think disease, frailty, and gradual decline are inevitable parts of life. But they're not. Science today sees aging as a treatable disease. By addressing the root causes of aging we can not only increase our health span and live longer but prevent and reverse the diseases of aging-including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and dementia. In Young Forever, Dr. Mark Hyman challenges us to reimagine our biology, health, and the process of aging. To uncover the secrets to longevity, he explores the biological hallmarks of aging, its causes, and its consequences-then shows us how to overcome them with simple dietary, lifestyle, and emerging longevity strategies. You will learn: How to optimize your body's Key Longevity Switches How to reduce inflammation and support the health of your immune system How to exercise, sleep, and de-stress for healthy aging How to eat your way to a long life, featuring Dr. Hyman's Pegan Diet Which supplements are right for you Where the research on aging is headed And much more With dozens of tips, Young Forever is a revolutionary, practical guide to creating and sustaining health-for life"--Provided by publisher.

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Breathe in, breathe out : restore your health, reset your mind and find happiness through breathwork / Sandeman, Stuart.

"Stuart Sandeman reveals the hidden power of breathing and how, by changing the way you breathe, you can transform the way you think and feel. Since tragic loss brought him to breath work, Stuart has changed the lives of thousands through his signature sessions. Now he wants the same for you. Whether you want focus or flow, more energy or less anxiety, Stuart can tell you how to get it. Combining modern science and ancient wisdom, he sets out how to stay on top of your game, overcome a negative mindset and heal from your past. You'll learn to deepen the connection with yourself, others and the world around you."