Whitney Cummings is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, writer, director, and podcaster. Her credits include one comedy album, four stand-up specials, three Comedy Central Roasts, and numerous television series in which she has served various roles including producer, director, showrunner, and actress.
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
A great book about how we’ve evolved and why we have anxiety. – source
This book is also recommended byBill GatesHrithik RoshanAshton KutcherRichard BransonMark ZuckerbergPewDiePieJoe RoganMelinda GatesNaval RavikantJames CameronReid HoffmanVinod KhoslaDan SnowMarcellus Wiley Derek SiversSimon MayoLex FridmanDemis HassabisDaniel EkPeter AttiaNir EyalSebastian JungerRyan Shea
REVISED AND WITH A NEW FOREWORD ARE YOU GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT? Originally published in 1988, Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of couples attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships. The 20th anniversary edition contains extensive revisions to this groundbreaking book, with a new chapter, new exercises, and a...
A very illuminating exploration of how we’re attracted to people who have the negative qualities of our primary caretakers. – source
The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America's best-loved and most inspirational authors holds the key to understanding codependency and to unlocking its stultifying hold on your life.Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone el...
If you want to know more about codependence I would say read Codependent No More. – source
The bestselling book on childhood trauma and the enduring effects of repressed anger and painWhy are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided millions of readers with an answer--and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to learn as ch...
If you’re a creative person, if you have any kind of anxiety or discomfort, just read it. – source
This book offers a hypothesis centering around the concept of the "Fantasy Bond," an illusion of connection formed with the mother and later with significant others in the individual's environment....
Helps stop your childhood from getting in the way of your adulthood. – source
A landmark treatise on how humanity lives versus how we should, what we've lost with our "progress," and how we can reclaim our true natureJean Liedloff, an American writer, spent two and a half years in the South American jungle living with Stone Age Indians. The experience demolished her Western preconceptions of how we should live and led her to...
It’s about attachment parenting. – source
Why are women more verbal than men? Why do women remember details of fights that men cant remember at all? Why do women tend to form deeper bonds with their female friends than men do with their male counterparts? These and other questions have stumped both sexes throughout the ages. Now, pioneering neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, M.D., brings...
It helped me to master a basic understanding of chemistry, hormones, and the amygdala, which has given me patience with myself and others. – source
The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller featuring five uniquely effective tools to help you embrace your shadow, learn the secret of true confidence, and bring about dynamic personal growth—as seen on Goop and The Dr. Oz Show   Change can begin right now.   The Tools is a dynamic, results-oriented practice that defies the tradi...
About all of the devices that they have developed to help people get through blocks and have breakthroughs. – source
This book is also recommended byGraham Duncan
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK SELECTED ONE OF 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe Washington Post The Boston Globe San Francisco Chronicle The Seattle Times O: The Oprah Magazine Maureen Corrigan, NPR Salon Slate Minneapolis Star Tribune St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
Super sad but very funny. Well, not super. It’s like a dystopian satire on the future. – source
This book is also recommended byEmily Ratajkowski