Advice How-To and Miscellaneous

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#1 THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A ----------

Mark Manson

How to stop trying to be "positive" all the time and, instead, become better at handling adversity.

On the bestsellers list for 33 weeks


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#2 YOU ARE A BADASS

Jen Sincero

Tips for the doubtful and self-effacing on roaring ahead through life, delivered with stories, insights and exercises.

On the bestsellers list for 81 weeks


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#3 THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES

Gary Chapman

A guide to communicating love in a way that a spouse will understand.

On the bestsellers list for 211 weeks


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#4 MAKE YOUR BED

William H McRaven

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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#5 THE WHOLE30

Melissa Hartwig

An overview of a 30-day guide to better health, weight loss, improved digestion and a stronger immune system.

On the bestsellers list for 94 weeks


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#6 THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP

Marie Kondo

A guide to decluttering by discarding your expendable objects all at once and taking charge of your space.

On the bestsellers list for 137 weeks


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#7 THE PLANT PARADOX

Steven R Gundry

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#8 WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING

Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

Advice for parents-to-be. Originally published in 1984.

On the bestsellers list for 117 weeks


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#9 THUG KITCHEN

the staff of Thug Kitchen

More than 100 vegan recipes, including cornmeal waffles with strawberry syrup, from the creators of the popular, irreverent website.

On the bestsellers list for 62 weeks


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#10 DARING GREATLY

Brené Brown

How the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead. Originally published in 2012.

On the bestsellers list for 70 weeks


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