The good neighbor cookbook : 125 easy and delicious recipes to surprise and satisfy the new moms, new neighbors, recuperating friends, community-meeting members, book club cohorts, and block party pals in your life!
One of the best ways to convey the message, "I'm thinking of you," is to show up with delicious, homemade food. This cookbook offer 125 great new recipes uniquely divided by occasion rather than food category, chapters include: Get Well Soon, Bringing Home Baby, Welcome to the Neighborhood, Novel Ideas for Book Club, Block Parties, Barbecues and Family Get-Togethers, and Meet and Eat. More than just a potluck cookbook, "The Good Neighbor Cookbook" is timely and relevant for today's potluck economy.
Amish peace : simple wisdom for a complicated world
Explores the examples of the Amish community to demonstrate how to cultivate a simple life of love, gratitude and faith in a complicated world, sharing true stories and Amish proverbs while sharing supplemental questions for personal reflection and action.
How to be a friend to a friend who's sick
A breast cancer survivor who observed her friends' and family's diverse reactions to her illness also draws on the experiences of fellow patients to counsel caregivers on how to cope, sharing warm and sensitive advice combined with lighthearted stories on the challenges of managing another's illness.
Be a changemaker : how to start something that matters
Presents information on creating problem-solving ventures, with advice on identifying a social issue, doing research, creating a business plan, soliciting support from friends and adults, planning an event, raising funds, and using social media for promotion.
Why good things happen to good people : the exciting new research that proves the link between doing good and living a longer, healthier, happier life
A distinguished bioethicist examines the life-enhancing benefits of compassion, generosity, kindness, and caring, establishing a link between doing good and physical health, longevity, well-being, life-satisfaction, and more, and outlines a personalized plan for creating a more generous life that finds an outlet and style of giving that suits one's personality and lifestyle.
The cosmopolitan canopy : race and civility in everyday life
A Yale sociology professor discusses how everyday people meet the demands of urban living through islands of civility he calls "cosmopolitan canopies" and describes how activities carried out under this canopy can ease racial tensions and promote harmony.
The meaning of nice : how compassion and civility can change your life (and the World)
Describes the theories behind the concept of nice and promotes the concept that kindness and etiquette are an important part of our well-being that are often overlooked in a self-centered world of tweeting and texting.
Is it just me? : Or is it nuts out there?
In a book laced with her trademark humor, a veteran comedian shares stories of when she has been forced to deal with tough situations in family, marriage, friendship and business, navigating through them with healthy honesty, which she believes has all but vanished in the era of the volatile pundit.
The work : my search for a life that matters
The delinquent-turned-Oxford scholar picks up after the events of his "The Other Wes Moore" to trace his search for purpose in Afghanistan, on Wall Street, and in the White House, sharing inspirational stories by others who found meaning in a life in service.