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A Bright and Steady Flame

By Luanne Armstrong

In 1974, after escaping an abusive marriage, Luanne Armstrong struggled with poverty and caring for four small children. During this time, the author and Sam Moore began their friendship; they were both young single parents in crisis, and needed to change their lives. They supported ... Read more

About Face

Edited by Douglas Gosse

About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face delves into the major categories of addiction: drugs, alcohol, sex, pornography, ... Read more

Breathing the Page

By Betsy Warland

Twelve years in the making, Breathing the Page: Reading the Act of Writing is a must-read for students of creative writing. This collection is comprised of two sets of twelve essays each. "Materials" reflects on the history and animate nature of the objects we use in the act ... Read more

Call to Arms

By Val Litwin, Chris Bratseth, Brad Stokes, and Erik A Hanson

... after reading [the] first-person accounts in this book I feel as if someone has opened a door and let me in, helped me see what it was really like.' This book magically allows me to feel I was there for all of it. It will do the same for you.?Catherine Ryan Hyde, author, ... Read more

Career Rookie

By Sarah Vermunt

 

A shot of encouragement, a kick in the ass, and a loving push for young people who have no idea what they want or how to get it

Career Rookie is a book for every grad, student, and 20-something who feels lost, overwhelmed, and anxious. It tackles the emotional and logistical ... Read more

Careergasm

By Sarah Vermunt
Narrator Christine Brubaker

 

Rousing, bullsh*t-free advice for aspiring career changers

What is a careergasm? Does it feel as good as it sounds?

You bet your ass it does. A Careergasm happens when your work feels good. Really good. Like a groovin’ Marvin Gaye song. Like you and your work belong together, ... Read more

Caring is Everything

By David Irvine

"Caring for Everything" brilliantly fosters the notion that all of us, regardless of our education, social or economic status, can sincerely make a difference and bring joy to others, ourselves, and the community in which we serve.

Conscious De-Stress Guide

By Lise Leblanc

Are you feeling worn out? Overextended? Stressed out? You're not alone - we all get stressed and overwhelmed at times . .. but how do we know when it has gone too far?

As we face a global stress-test of epic proportions, this sense of destabilization and uncertainty is causing ... Read more

Conscious Grief & Loss Guide

By Lise Leblanc

None of us want to experience the loss of a loved one, but the sad reality is we've all experienced it, and it is certain that grief will come knocking many times throughout our lives. A psychotherapist for more than twenty years, Lise Leblanc has learned that we are rarely ... Read more

Cool to Be Kind

By Val Litwin, Chris Bratseth, Brad Stokes, and Erik Hanson
Introduction by Catherine Ryan Hyde

In August of 2002, four twenty-something friends in Canada packed a motor home and embarked upon a three-month nonprofit marathon known coast to coast as The Extreme Kindness Tour. Their mission: to commit as many random acts of kindness in as many communities as possible. This ... Read more