Books for a Better Life Award

Given by National MS Society, Greater New York City – Long Island Chapter

94 Works 102,904 Livros 4,165 Críticas 4.1
Honors the best self-improvement books of the year, Sponsored by the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Stages:
Todos, Winner (92), Finalist (1), Nominee (1)
Categorias:
Todos, Wellness (1), No Category (93)
Anos:
Todos, 2018 (1), 2016 (10), 2015 (10), 2014 (10), 2013 (10), 2012 (8), 2011 (10), 2010 (10), 2009 (10), 2008 (10), 2005 (1)

Winner 92

ObraAno
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table por Tracie McMillan2018
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood por Lisa Damour2016
Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life por Susan David2016
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance por Angela Duckworth2016
The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life por Joel Fuhrman2016
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World por Dalai Lama XIV2016
Marrow: Love, Loss, and What Matters Most por Elizabeth Lesser2016
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape por Peggy Orenstein2016
Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore: Dinner for Everyone at the Table por Anna Thomas2016
Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction por Elizabeth Vargas2016
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, Discoveries from a Secret World por Peter Wohlleben2016
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day por Gene Baur2015
Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World por Megan Feldman Bettencourt2015
The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People por Dan Buettner2015
Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles por Deanna Fei2015
Cook for Your Life: Delicious, Nourishing Recipes for Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment por Ann Ogden Gaffney2015
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life por Brian Grazer2015
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget por Sarah Hepola2015
Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family por Amy Ellis Nutt2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity por Steve Silberman2015
My Life on the Road por Gloria Steinem2015
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir por Roz Chast2014
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change por Jeffrey Foote2014
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End por Atul Gawande2014
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die por Diane Kochilas2014
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness por Liza Long2014
The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control por Walter Mischel2014
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet por Kristin Ohlson2014
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption por Bryan Stevenson2014
Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It Is Off Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered, And, Frankly, You're Not in the Mood) por Douglas Stone2014
Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart por Dan Willis2014
What We Talk About When We Talk About God por Rob Bell2013
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death por Katy Butler2013
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation por Dan Fagin2013
Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being por Linda Graham2013
Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir por Beth Kephart2013
Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life por Glennon Doyle2013
Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Every Day of the Week por Isa Chandra Moskowitz2013
Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion por Joseph Shrand2013
Taylor's Gift: A Courageous Story of Giving Life and Renewing Hope por Todd Storch2013
Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World por Rosalind Wiseman2013
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead por Brené Brown2012
The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life por Ira Byock2012
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness por Susannah Cahalan2012
Crazy Sexy Kitchen: 150 Plant-Empowered Recipes to Ignite a Mouthwatering Revolution por Kris Carr2012
Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood por Carole Brody Fleet2012
Seven Thousand Ways to Listen: Staying Close to What Is Sacred por Mark Nepo2012
The End of Your Life Book Club por Will Schwalbe2012
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity por Andrew Solomon2012
Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War por Annia Ciezadlo2011
The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study por Howard S. Friedman2011
Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times: 250 Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money por Clark Howard2011
Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir por Donna M. Johnson2011
Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last por Lee Lipsenthal2011
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School por Alexandra Robbins2011
Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes por Paula Szuchman2011
Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now por Touré2011
The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time por David Sloan Wilson2011
Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love por Xinran2011
Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom por Mary Catherine Bateson2010
Brave Girl Eating: A Family's Struggle with Anorexia por Harriet Brown2010
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship por Gail Caldwell2010
The Ten Things to Do When Your Life Falls Apart: An Emotional and Spiritual Handbook por Daphne Rose Kingma2010
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet por Bill McKibben2010
Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear por Srinivasan S. Pillay MD2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer por Siddhartha Mukherjee2010
Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard por Liz Murray2010
The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less por John Robbins2010
Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan por Marc Wallack2010
Throw Out Fifty Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life por Gail Blanke2009
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children por Po Bronson2009
The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even The Toughest Times por Jean Chatzky2009
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives por Nicholas A. Christakis2009
The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite por David A. Kessler2009
Strength in What Remains por Tracy Kidder2009
Josie's Story: A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe por Sorrel King2009
Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly por James E. McWilliams2009
Writing in the Sand: Jesus and the Soul of the Gospels por Thomas Moore2009
You Were Always Mom's Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives por Deborah Tannen2009
The Middle Place por Kelly Corrigan2008
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America por Thomas L. Friedman2008
Learning from the Heart: Lessons on Living, Loving, and Listening por Daniel Gottlieb2008
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology por Jack Kornfield2008
The Last Lecture por Randy Pausch2008
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto por Michael Pollan2008
September Songs: The Good News About Marriage in the Later Years por Maggie Scarf2008
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey por Jill Bolte Taylor2008
The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do por Peg Tyre2008
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life por Jenna Woginrich2008
Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart por John Welwood2006
The Glass Castle: A Memoir por Jeannette Walls2005
I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression por Terrence Real1997

Finalist 1

Nominee 1

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