Ellen Weber Libby, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and author of the new book, The Favorite Child. For more than thirty-five years, veteran clinical psychologist Ellen Weber Libby has been helping successful, often powerful clients in Washington, DC—a place known for its outsized personalities—deal with their personal problems.
Health & Beauty
In America today, men are fatter, sicker, more stressed, and less rested than ever before. Too many men have slipped from “alpha” to “beta,” and average testosterone levels are dropping at an alarming rate. In other words, American men are losing their masculinity. However, it isn’t too late for a second chance at the body you want. In Alpha Male Challenge, James Villepigue, CSCS and Rick Collins, JD, CSCS, lay out a comprehensive, ten-week plan to help you reclaim—or claim for the first time—the muscular, masculine glory of being the best that you can be.
Founded in 1977, HCI has come a long way since its roots in recovery and the life-changing Chicken Soup for the Soul series with an expansive list of contemporary voices. Dedicated to bringing readers quality books, HCI makes its distinction in the marketplace by not just publishing books, but by “publishing people.” These people are carefully selected authors who inspire readers to achieve their dreams, live lives of abundance, and seek consolation when needed as well as experience the healing power of laughter.
Did you know that more than 80% of young doctors would rather work in higher-paying medical fields than devote their lives to eradicating major life-threatening illnesses? However, doctors have virtually eliminated pediatric AIDS, strategically controlled leukemia with just a pill a day (in 95% of patients), and miraculously extended the life expectancy of AIDS patients to as long as the average HIV-negative person.
Despite enjoying a successful career as an award-winning broadcast journalist, HLN (Headline News) TV host Jane Velez-Mitchell was being held prisoner by a wide array of addictions and denial of her true sexuality. In her incredibly candid and courageous memoir, iWant: My Journey From Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler Honest Life, Velez-Mitchell chronicles her struggles and triumphs in hopes of helping others achieve sobriety and discover fuller, healthier, happier, and more purposeful lives.
Besides being one of the youngest people ever published in Newsweek, an award-winning playwright, and a Yale University graduate (despite almost getting expelled), thousands of YouTube fans knowHannah Friedman as the naked songstress behind the guitar. Now, she can add “debut author” to her list of credentials with Everything Sucks: Losing My Mind and Finding Myself in a High School Quest for Cool.
What’s the secret to a long-lasting, happy marriage? Sharon Gilchrest O”Neill, Ed.S., a practicing family therapist with more than 25 years of experience, has always been fascinated by this question. People have wondered and debated about it for centuries—and it’s the source of hundreds of self-help books pored over by couples in search of answers. Drawing on her decades of study and counseling families, O”Neill shares practical tips for a successful love life in A Short Guide to a Happy Marriage.
Pat the Bride is the humorous take-off on Dorothy Kunhardt’s beloved children’s classic, and the follow-up to super-successful Pat the Husband—which sold out all 17,500 copies of its initial print run in less than four weeks. Every woman who looks forward to that special day when she dresses in white and walks down the aisle will have endless fun playing with this witty little volume—complete with lift-the-flaps, touch-and-feel elements, pull tabs, and other delightful novelties.
As boys reach adolescence, everything changes: their bodies, their feelings, and their relationships. What’s worse, their world turns shaky just when they find it hardest to talk with the adults in their lives. In a readable, reassuring, illustrated guide, The Boy’s Body Book answers every boy’s concernsabout hygiene, exercise, teachers, peer pressure, sex, and siblings. He’ll learn about what’s going on physically and how to handle academic pressures, deal with out-of-control feelings, make new friends, and stay safe through it all.