Books for a Better Life Award

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

94 teosta 103,698 kirjaa 4,181 arvostelua 4.1
Honors the best self-improvement books of the year, Sponsored by the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Kaikki, Winner (92), Finalist (1), Nominee (1)
Kaikki, Wellness (1), No Category (93)
Kaikki, 2018 (1), 2016 (10), 2015 (10), 2014 (10), 2013 (10), 2012 (8), 2011 (10), 2010 (10), 2009 (10), 2008 (10), 2005 (1)

Winner 92

The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table (tekijä: Tracie McMillan)2018
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood (tekijä: Lisa Damour)2016
Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life (tekijä: Susan David)2016
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (tekijä: Angela Duckworth)2016
The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life (tekijä: Joel Fuhrman)2016
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World (tekijä: Dalai Lama XIV)2016
Marrow: Love, Loss, and What Matters Most (tekijä: Elizabeth Lesser)2016
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape (tekijä: Peggy Orenstein)2016
Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore: Dinner for Everyone at the Table (tekijä: Anna Thomas)2016
Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction (tekijä: Elizabeth Vargas)2016
Puiden salattu elämä : Kasvimaailman kuninkaiden tunteista ja viestinnästä (tekijä: Peter Wohlleben)2016
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day (tekijä: Gene Baur)2015
Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World (tekijä: Megan Feldman Bettencourt)2015
The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People (tekijä: Dan Buettner)2015
Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles (tekijä: Deanna Fei)2015
Cook for Your Life: Delicious, Nourishing Recipes for Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment (tekijä: Ann Ogden Gaffney)2015
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life (tekijä: Brian Grazer)2015
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget (tekijä: Sarah Hepola)2015
Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family (tekijä: Amy Ellis Nutt)2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity (tekijä: Steve Silberman)2015
My Life on the Road (tekijä: Gloria Steinem)2015
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir (tekijä: Roz Chast)2014
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change (tekijä: Jeffrey Foote)2014
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (tekijä: Atul Gawande)2014
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die (tekijä: Diane Kochilas)2014
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness (tekijä: Liza Long)2014
The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control (tekijä: Walter Mischel)2014
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet (tekijä: Kristin Ohlson)2014
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (tekijä: Bryan Stevenson)2014
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) (tekijä: Douglas Stone)2014
Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart (tekijä: Dan Willis)2014
What We Talk About When We Talk About God (tekijä: Rob Bell)2013
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death (tekijä: Katy Butler)2013
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation (tekijä: Dan Fagin)2013
Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being (tekijä: Linda Graham)2013
Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir (tekijä: Beth Kephart)2013
Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life (tekijä: Glennon Doyle)2013
Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Every Day of the Week (tekijä: Isa Chandra Moskowitz)2013
Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion (tekijä: Joseph Shrand)2013
Taylor's Gift: A Courageous Story of Giving Life and Renewing Hope (tekijä: Todd Storch)2013
Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World (tekijä: Rosalind Wiseman)2013
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (tekijä: Brené Brown)2012
The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life (tekijä: Ira Byock)2012
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (tekijä: Susannah Cahalan)2012
Crazy Sexy Kitchen: 150 Plant-Empowered Recipes to Ignite a Mouthwatering Revolution (tekijä: Kris Carr)2012
Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood (tekijä: Carole Brody Fleet)2012
Seven Thousand Ways to Listen: Staying Close to What Is Sacred (tekijä: Mark Nepo)2012
Elämän mittainen lukupiiri (tekijä: Will Schwalbe)2012
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity (tekijä: Andrew Solomon)2012
Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War (tekijä: Annia Ciezadlo)2011
The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study (tekijä: Howard S. Friedman)2011
Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times: 250 Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money (tekijä: Clark Howard)2011
Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir (tekijä: Donna M. Johnson)2011
Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last (tekijä: Lee Lipsenthal)2011
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School (tekijä: Alexandra Robbins)2011
Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes (tekijä: Paula Szuchman)2011
Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now (tekijä: Touré)2011
The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time (tekijä: David Sloan Wilson)2011
Kiinan kadotetut tyttäret (tekijä: Xinran)2011
Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom (tekijä: Mary Catherine Bateson)2010
Brave Girl Eating: A Family's Struggle with Anorexia (tekijä: Harriet Brown)2010
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (tekijä: Gail Caldwell)2010
The Ten Things to Do When Your Life Falls Apart: An Emotional and Spiritual Handbook (tekijä: Daphne Rose Kingma)2010
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet (tekijä: Bill McKibben)2010
Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear (tekijä: Srinivasan S. Pillay MD)2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer (tekijä: Siddhartha Mukherjee)2010
Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard (tekijä: Liz Murray)2010
The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less (tekijä: John Robbins)2010
Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan (tekijä: Marc Wallack)2010
Throw Out Fifty Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life (tekijä: Gail Blanke)2009
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children (tekijä: Po Bronson)2009
The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even The Toughest Times (tekijä: Jean Chatzky)2009
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives (tekijä: Nicholas A. Christakis)2009
The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite (tekijä: David A. Kessler)2009
Strength in What Remains (tekijä: Tracy Kidder)2009
Josie's Story: A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe (tekijä: Sorrel King)2009
Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly (tekijä: James E. McWilliams)2009
Writing in the Sand: Jesus and the Soul of the Gospels (tekijä: Thomas Moore)2009
You Were Always Mom's Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives (tekijä: Deborah Tannen)2009
The Middle Place (tekijä: Kelly Corrigan)2008
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America (tekijä: Thomas L. Friedman)2008
Learning from the Heart: Lessons on Living, Loving, and Listening (tekijä: Daniel Gottlieb)2008
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology (tekijä: Jack Kornfield)2008
Jäähyväisluento (tekijä: Randy Pausch)2008
Oikean ruoan puolesta (tekijä: Michael Pollan)2008
September Songs: The Good News About Marriage in the Later Years (tekijä: Maggie Scarf)2008
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey (tekijä: Jill Bolte Taylor)2008
The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do (tekijä: Peg Tyre)2008
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life (tekijä: Jenna Woginrich)2008
Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart (tekijä: John Welwood)2006
Lasilinna (tekijä: Jeannette Walls)2005
I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression (tekijä: Terrence Real)1997

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