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Amy Joy Casselberry Cuddy is an American social psychologist, author and speaker. She is known for her promotion of "power posing", a controversial self-improvement technique whose scientific validity has been questioned.
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How to Change
The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
Katy Milkman - May 04, 2021
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Award-winning Wharton Professor and Choiceology podcast host Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavior change. In this ground-breaking book, Milkman reveals a proven path that can take you from where you are to where you want to be, with a foreword from psychologist Angela Duckworth, the best-selling author of Grit.Set audacious ...
Amy Cuddy
May 06, 2021
This is, IMO, the all-time best best book on how to change your thoughts & behaviors. “This book is like having the smartest friend in the world whispering in your ear. You’ll want to send Katy Milkman a thank you note.” @DanielPink Do NOT miss this. @katy_milkman @Wharton      source
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Emotional Agility
Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life
Susan David - Sep 06, 2016
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The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year.   The path to fulfillment, whether at work or at home, is almost never a straight line. Ask anyone who has achieved their biggest goals or who thrives in their relationships, and you’ll hear stories of many u...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 13, 2021
@HassanKhan99 @SusanDavid_PhD @DrAliBinazir @joinClubhouse It’s a wonderful book and I hope many people will read it. And I wasn’t the only person to bring it up. (Although I see my own book didn’t make the list. 😂)      source
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Lori Gottlieb - Apr 02, 2019
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One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose office she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, and khakis, he seems to have come straight from Therapist Central Casting. Yet he will ...
Amy Cuddy
Dec 18, 2020
Can’t say enough good things about @LoriGottlieb1’s book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.      source
Educated
A Memoir
The Horus Heresy Series
Tara Westover - Feb 20, 2018
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Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's ...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
Being Mortal
Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande - Sep 05, 2017
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In Being Mortal, author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medic...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
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Charlotte's Web
E. B White - Jun 02, 2016 (first published in 1952)
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This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." This high-quality paperback features vibrant illustrations colorized by Rosemary Wells!Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's ...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
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Gretchen Rubin
A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn - Nov 17, 2015 (first published in 1980)
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"A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be ready by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." --Howard FastWith a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out th...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
Missoula
Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
Jon Krakauer - Apr 21, 2015
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From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape. Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a l...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
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Where the Sidewalk Ends
Poems and Drawings
Shel Silverstein - Feb 18, 2014 (first published in 1974)
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Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations.Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. Th...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou - Apr 21, 2009 (first published in 1969)
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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mothers side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her ageand has to live with the consequen...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion - Feb 13, 2007 (first published in 2005)
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'An act of consummate literary bravery, a writer known for her clarity allowing us to watch her mind as it becomes clouded with grief.'From one of America's iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage–and a life, in good times and bad–...
Amy Cuddy
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source
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Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg
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Give and Take by Adam Grant
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Compelling People by John Neffinger
Drunk Tank Pink by Adam Alter
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
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Quiet by Susan Cain
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck