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You Just Have to Laugh Again : How to Laugh Again When Life Isn't Funny

By Naster, David

Lake Quivira, KS, USA: You Just Have to Laugh Publishing, 2001 FINE Trade Paperback, First Edition, SIGNED by the author. When you or someone you love is experiencing emotional misery or physical pain, finding humor and laughing may be the greatest gift of all. This excellent book shows you how to laugh at medical problems, at stress at work, in times of family troubles, when your body starts to age, when you feel like you're at wit's end and going crazy.. Soft Cover.

$11.95

The Portable Mentor: Your Complete Guide to Getting Ahead in the Workplace

By Charney, Cy

Stoddart, 2000 BRAND NEW First Edition Trade Paperback. No markings, no wear, brand new condition. 5.5" x 8.5", 322 pages. "You're a hard-working person on your way up. You need advice but you can't acces your mentor. Or the company you work for may not even have a mentoring program. Where can you turn for answers? The Portable Mentor is a quick-reference guide filled with advice on how to handle almost every situation that might arise at work, from selling yourself at a job interview through to leaving a company on good terms with a graceful exit interview. And for all the time in between, Charney shows you how to hone your communication, customer service, networking, and problem-solving skills: counsels you on how to improve your assertiveness and self-confidence; teaches you how to handle conflict and manage anger, stress, and relationships with difficult people; and gives you tips to help you improve your productivity.". Soft Cover.

$14.95

The Science of Self-Control
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The Science of Self-Control

By Rachlin, Howard

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000 AS-NEW/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. Brand new HC book, unmarked and unhandled, no wear of any kind. Nearly perfect DJ. 6.5" x 9.5", 220 pages, notes, reference, index. From a review on the dust-jacket: "This is a lucid and important book that is chock full of insights into why people behave the way they do. Rachlin reviews research and theory on self-control with a suitable blend of scientific rigor and lively prose. The book advances the field by presenting in a systematic fashion what is known about one of the central phenomena in behavior - self-control - and by enhancing (with the help of some illuminating and engaging examples) our understanding of self-control and how it may be understood in the larger context of choice." Chapter titles include: habit and willpower, simple ambivalence, complex ambivalence, the lonely addict, soft commitment, rules and probability, self-control and social co-operation. . Hard Cover.

$65.00

The Groom\'s Survival Manual
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The Groom's Survival Manual

By Perry, Michael

NY: Pocket Books, 1991 FINE First Trade Paperback Printing. Unmarked, appears unhandled and unread, crisp, clean, no creases, 5.25" x 8.25", 215 pages. This guide is designed to help the groom select his best man and ushers, select the right tuxedo, plan the honeymoon, choose the first home, and adjust to marital life. Also includes the groom's role in ring selection, invitations, rehearsal dinner, honeymoon, bachelor party, and many other aspects of engagements and weddings. Written in a colloquial style with plenty of anecdotes and analogies, the author includes helpful charts.. Soft Cover.

$7.95

Ten (10) Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives
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Ten (10) Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives

By Schlessinger, Dr. Laura

NY: HarperPerennial, 1995 NEAR-FINE First HarperPerennial Trade Paperback Edition. 5.25" x 8", 232 pages. Clean, tight, no creases, unmarked. This book is not for the faint of heart. If you really want change in your life, it can jump-start your journey to happiness. One thing's for sure, you'll never look at your relationships, behaviors and decisions the same way. The host of L.A.'s most successful radio talk show urges women to take control of their lives, pay attention to their dreams, and take an objective look at self-diminishing behavior.. Soft Cover.

$7.95

Expect the Unexpected or You Won\'t Find It: A Creativity Tool Based on the Ancient Wisdom of Heraclitus
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Expect the Unexpected or You Won't Find It: A Creativity Tool Based on the Ancient Wisdom of Heraclitus

By Von Oech, Roger

San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2002 FINE First Trade Paperback Edition. Nearly perfect covers, no creases, interiors absolutely as-new, unmarked. 5" x 7", 196 pages. The ancient Greek philospher Heraclitus was famous for brilliant and provocative sayings, and more than 2500 years later his ideas about life, nature and creativity are as relevant as ever. The author breathes fresh life into the ancient ideas to produce this treasury of insights, including: appreciate turbulence, practice forgetting, ask a fool, see the obvious, connect the unconnected, find a pattern, use what's not there, and reverse assumptions. . Soft Cover.

$11.95

Juggling for the Complete Klutz, 3rd Edition
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Juggling for the Complete Klutz, 3rd Edition

By Cassidy, John; Rimbeaux, B.C

Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.: Klutz Press, 1994 NEAR-FINE 3rd Edition Trade Paperback. Nearly perfect wraps, pristine unmarked interiors. 5.5" x 8.5", 82 pages. If you can scramble an egg, find reverse in a VW, or stumble onto the light switch in the bathroom at night, you can learn how to juggle, even if you're a complete klutz. More than one million copies in print. . Soft Cover.

$6.95

I Wish I'd Known At 21

By Shaw, J. Marvin

Toronto: Advancement Publishing, 1966 FINE/VERY GOOD First Edition, 1st Printing. A beautiful copy, SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. No wear, crisp, solid, unmarked, a few spots on top edge only. DJ has minor shelfwear only. 6" x 8.75", 115 pages, plus index. Thoughts and writings on morality, inspiration and personal philosophy - collected by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Noxzema Chemical Company of Canada.. Hard Cover.

$20.00

Small Gas Engines : How to Repair and Maintain Them

By Weissler, Paul

NY: Popular Science Books, 1987. FINE/VERY GOOD reprint. Crisp & clean, square & tight, no wear, no markings, appears unread, very nice. Unclipped DJ has one short closed tear, otherwise FINE. How they work and how to repair them! Includes lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws and many other machines powered by small gasoline-powered engines. More than 400 detailed photos and drawings. 6.25" by 9.25", 282 pages. Hard Cover.

$12.95