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Well-Being & Support: Library Readings

Select Readings on Wellness through the Law Library for the GULC Community

Well-Being E-Books: Recent Select Titles

Dimming the Day
Beyond Emotional Intelligence
Living Beyond What If?
Shift into a Higher Gear


A Woman's Guide to Claiming Space
Conversations Worth Having, Second Edition
Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old?
The Communication Habit: Strategies That Set You Apart and Leave a Lasting Impression
The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets from the World's Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers
The Burnout Fix: Overcome Overwhelm, Beat Busy, and Sustain Success in the New World of Work
The Tokens
Pivot for Success : Hone Your Vision, Shift Your Energy, Make Your Move

Well-Being E-Books: Other Select Titles

Work and Family in the Ework Era
How to Have a Great Life: 35 surprisingly simple ways to success, fulfilment and happiness
The Little Book of Being Brilliant
Winter in the Wilderness
Resilience: how to cope when everything around you keeps changing
Stay Curious: how questions and doubts can save your faith
Mindfulness-Integrated CBT for Well-being and Personal Growth: four steps to enhance inner calm, self-confidence and relationships
The Seventh Sense: how flashes of insight change your life
Mind Cure: how meditation became medicine
Positive Thinking Pocketbook: little exercises for a happy and successful life
Confident Humility: becoming your full self without becoming full of yourself.
Outside the Lines: how embracing queerness will transform your faith
Bounce Forward: how to transform crisis into success
The Mindful Elite: mobilizing from the inside out
Counting Our Losses Reflecting on Change, Loss, and Transition in Everyday Life
Train the Brave: tame your fear, take the chance, dare to live big
23 Ways to Set High Goals
Blink: the power of thinking without thinking
Get it together : ditch the chaos, do the work, and design your success
The Question: find your true purpose
Managing Motherhood:  A New Wellness Perspective
Dynamic Thinking: the Technique for Achieving Self-Confidence and Success
The Resilience Advantage: stop managing stress and find your resilience
Making a Success of Managing and Working Remotely
Bold Moves: how to stand up, step out and make your next bold move
Make It Fly!: the step-by-step guide to make ANY idea, project or goal take off
Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way of Being
The Little Book of Clarity:  quick guide to focus and declutter your mind
Lifescripts: what to say to get what you want in life's toughest situations
Shining Like the Sun: even mindful practices for rekindling your faith
Lead Yourself to Success: ordinary people achieving extraordinary results through self-leadership
Confidence: transform the way you feel so you can achieve the things you want
Divine Guidance: lessons for today from the world of early Christianity
Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness for Dummies
Your Anxious Child: how parents and teachers can relieve anxiety in children
Asian Traditions of Meditation
Making up Your Own Mind:  thinking effectively through creative puzzle-solving
Playful Intelligence: the power of living lightly in a serious world
Leave No Doubt: a credo for chasing your dreams
National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies
Motivate Yourself: get the life you want, find purpose and achieve fulfilment
The Good Grief Devotional: 52 Weeks toward Hope
Helping Children with ADHD: a CBT guide for practitioners, parents and teachers
Get Momentum: how to start when you're stuck
Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: Developing and Applying a Forward-Focused Mindset
Kick Some Glass:10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms
The Sharp Solution: a brain-based approach for optimal performance
Love Big: the power of revolutionary relationships to heal the world
Stop Talking, Start Doing Action Book: practical tools and exercises to give you a kick in the pants
The Brain Bible: How to Stay Vital, Productive, and Happy for a Lifetime
Winning Strategies for Successful Aging
Achieving Inner Balance in Anxious Times
Well-Being As Value Fulfillment: how we can help each other to live well
The Art of Solitude
Stay Healthy at Every Age: what your doctor wants you to know
Recipes for Respect: African American meals and meaning
Nothing Is Impossible: 7 Steps to Realize Your True Power and Maximize Your Results
Parents' Beliefs about Children
Mindful Thoughts for Walkers: footnotes on the zen path
The Long Night Readings and Stories to Help You through Depression
The Power of Understanding Yourself: the key to self-discovery, personal development, and being the best you
When the Pressure's On: the secret to winning when you can't afford to lose
Change: what really leads to lasting personal transformation
It Starts with Passion: do what you love and love what you do
Think Like a Dog: how dogs teach us to be happy in life and successful at work
Boss of Busy: combat burn out and get clear on what matters
Got Your Attention?: how to create intrigue and connect with anyone
Balance Is B.S.: how to have a work life blend
Changepower! 37 secrets to habit change success
The Social Life of Achievement
Speak up, Show up, and Stand Out: the 9 Communication Rules You Need to Succeed
The Matriarch Rules: how to own your power, know your worth, and lead the life you've always wanted
The Art of Ideas: creative thinking for work and life
Triggers: creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be
Searching for Soul: a survivor's guide
Creating a healthier life : a step-by-step guide to wellness
Calm Energy: how people regulate mood with food and exercise
You Can Be Happy: the scientifically proven way to change how you feel
Downsizing: Confronting Our Possessions in Later Life
Practical Meditation
No Finish Line: Lessons on Life and Career
Love Your Job: The New Rules of Career Happiness
Mindfulness Pocketbook: little exercises for a calmer life
10 Steps to Mastering Stress: A Lifestyle Approach
Burnout to Breakthrough
Success Habits for Dummies
Gandhi's Search for the Perfect Diet
Better by Mistake: the unexpected benefits of being wrong
Dangerous Love: Transforming Fear and Conflict at Home, at Work and in the World
Lost in Thought: the hidden pleasures of an intellectual life
50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, and Exercises
Stress Less Achieve More: simple ways to turn pressure into a positive force in your life
Propelled : how boredom, frustration, and anticipation lead us to the good life
Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century
Switch: how to change things when change is hard
Mindfulness for the High Performance World: A Practical, Skill-Based Approach to Developing and Sustaining Mindfulness, Equanimity and Balance
Parenting Beyond Belief:  on raising ethical, caring kids without religion
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness
Staying Healthy Abroad
The Power of Appreciation in Everyday Life
Change Your Mind, Change Your Health
Finding God Through Yoga
A Grief Received: what to do when loss leaves you empty-handed
Good Thinking
Wayfinding Through Life's Challenges
Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking
Darn Easy: Work Half As Hard, Earn Twice As Much, While Living the Life of Your Dreams
Fail More: Embrace, Learn, and Adapt to Failure As a Way to Success
Declutter Your Life
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Change for the Better
Discover Your True North
The Big Stretch: 90 Days to Expand Your Dreams, Crush Your Goals, and Create Your Own Success
The Time Cleanse: a Proven System to Eliminate Wasted Time, Realize Your Full Potential, and Reinvest in What Matters Most
Personality Style at Work
Boundless Potential: Transform Your Brain, Unleash Your Talents, and Reinvent Your Work in Midlife and Beyond
Overcoming Fake Talk: How to Hold REAL Conversations That Create Respect, Build Relationships, and Get Results
What on Earth Am I Here For?

Food & Cooking E-Books: Select Titles

The German-Jewish Cookbook
Gunflint Lodge Cookbook
The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook
Adventures in Good Cooking
The Dessert Book
The Wellness Lifestyle: a chef's recipe for real life
Bright Futures Nutrition
Honey, Olives, Octopus
200 Surefire Ways to Eat Well and Feel Better
Keto in an Instant
Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Aging
Great Old-Fashioned American Desserts
Just a Few Miles South
Appalachian Home Cooking
Northwoods Fish Cookery
My Bombay Kitchen
The Hot Brown
The Fighter's Kitchen
The Jack Sprat Low-Fat Diet
The Diabetes Cooking for Everyone
The Northern Heartland Kitchen
Cook Together, Eat Together
The Best Grain-Free Family Meals on the Planet
The Low-FODMAP Cookbook
Dr. Anderson's High-Fiber Fitness Plan
Sweet and Savory Fat Bombs
Vegans Go Nuts
Healthy eating made easy : save time and money in the kitchen.
New Orleans con Sabor Latino: the history and passion of Latino cooking
The Kosher Baker
The Locavore's Kitchen: a cook's guide to seasonal eating and preserving
A Conversation about Healthy Eating
Secrets from the Greek Kitchen
A Date with a Dish: classic African-American recipes
The Essential Plant-Based Pantry: streamline your ingredients, simplify your meals
Nutrition for Life
Gluten-Free All-In-One for Dummies
Superfood Breakfasts
Whole Food Slow Cooked: 100 recipes for the slow cooker or the stovetop
Eating Ethically: religion and science for a better diet
Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England
Noodle Soup: recipes, techniques, obsession
Maintaining a Healthy Diet
The Little Slow Cooker Cookbook: 500 of the best slow cooker recipes ever.
Collards: A Southern Tradition from Seed to Table
Optimum Nutrition
Superfood Weeknight Meals
Healthy Gut Cookbook: 150 stage-by-stage healing recipes to improve your digestive health
Cooking for Crowds

Fitness E-Books: Select Titles

The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong Illustrated, Fourth Edition
Get Fit with Apple Watch
Yoga All-In-One for Dummies
Fitness After 40
Ultimate Plank Fitness
Partner Workouts
The High Intensity Workout: The Fast Track to Fitness and Health
Aerobic Exercise in Special Populations
Diabetes and Keeping Fit for Dummies
Science of Yoga
Idiot's Guide to Weight Training
Fitness for Everyone
Meridian Qigong Exercises: combining qigong, yoga, and acupressure
Core Fitness
Yoga XXL: a journey to health for bigger people
Idiot's Guide to Stretching
Idiot's Guide to Yoga
Dads, Kids, and Fitness: a father's guide to family health
Stay fit on campus : 10 tips for college students to stay active
Exercise for Mood and Anxiety: proven strategies for overcoming depression and enhancing well-being
Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: a Step-By-Step Guide for Parents and Caregivers
Walking --a step in the right direction
Fit for two : tips for pregnancy

Telework E-Books: Select Titles

Working Virtually: Managing People for Successful Virtual Teams and Organizations
E-Mail in an Instant
Smart Teams
The Co-Workplace
Workflex and Telework Guide
Virtual Team Success: a practical guide for working and leading from a distance
Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threat: potentially the biggest survival challenge facing organisations
Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully
Working Effectively From Home - Beginner
Wired to the World, Chained to the Home: telework in daily life
Working from Home
Effective Internal Communication
Working Smarter from Home: your day, your way
Take Control of Working from Home Temporarily
101 Tips for Telecommuters: successfully manage your work, team, technology, and family
Making a Success of Managing and Working Remotely
Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams
Achieving Project Management Success Using Virtual Teams
Great Pajama Jobs
Uniting the virtual workforce transforming leadership and innovation in the globally integrated enterprise
Work well from home How to run a successful home office
Work and Family in the Ework Era
Email Etiquette A Fresh look at dealing effectively with e-mail, developing great style, and writing clear, concise messages
The Remote Workers' Survival Guide
The Human Side of Virtual Work: managing trust, isolation, and presence

Well Being Resources for GULC Community

Law Center Supportive Services

The Law Center's supportive services have recommended well-being and support readings and these may be found in the following guides:

LinkedIn Learning

Offered by Lauinger Library, LinkedIn Learning is a library of trainings, weekly tips and self-guided courses to support your work life and help develop professional skills or learn new ones.The library covers topics in business (e.g.,s strategy, collaboration, diversity and inclusion), creativity (e.g., graphic design, photography, web design) and technology (e.g., computing, help desk skills, development). The following are LinkedIn Learning collection of online materials to support your wellness.

Topic: Health and Well-Being Topic: Mindfulness
Skill: Meditation Skill: Mindful Meditation
Course: Supporting Your Well-Being during Times of Change and Uncertainty Topic: Personal Effectiveness
Skill: Self-confidence Skill: Work Life Balance
Skill: Resiliency Skill: Anxiety Management

Sign in with your Georgetown email and you should then be directed to the university's single sign-on. There are more tips, audio-only and video courses in LinkedIn Learning that can be discovered by searching for keywords.

Library Catalog

Even more readings may be found by searching the Law Library's catalog under relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings or keywords. The search results that appear by clicking on the subjects or keywords in the table below includes titles that are carried by the local academic libraries (members of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC)) and may be available to the GULC community either through electronic access or a book borrowing service. (For more information about how to borrow books, please contact the Law Library's Circulation Desk, 202-662-9131.)

You may modify any large results by selecting a suggested Subject on the filter column. For example, the results for Books on Physical fitness may be limited to Physical Fitness for Women by selecting that Subject on the screen. You may also limit the results by adding a keyword into the search form and performing a new search.

You may see if there are WRLC-held videos on these topics by removing Book as a Resource Type filter from the search results and then applying a Video filter instead.

Print Books Online Books
Achievement motivation books  Achievement motivation ebooks
Adjustment (Psychology) books Adjustment (Psychology) ebooks
Behavior modification books Behavior modification ebooks
Bereavement books Bereavement ebooks
Change (Psychology) books Change (Psychology) ebooks
Cognitive therapy books Cognitive therapy ebooks
Cookbooks | Also Recipes books Cookbooks ebooks | Also Recipes ebooks
Cooking -- Courses & Dishes books | Also Cooking -- Methods books | Also Cooking -- Regional & Ethnic books | Also Quick and easy cooking books Cooking -- Courses & Dishes ebooks | Also Cooking -- Methods ebooks | Also Cooking -- Regional & Ethnic ebooks | Also Quick and easy cooking ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on Cooking
Creative ability books Creative ability ebooks
"Eating well" (as keywords) books "Eating well" (as keywords) ebooks
"Emotional balance" (as keywords) books "Emotional balance" (as keywords) ebooks
Exercise books Exercise ebooks
Faith and Belief and doubt books Faith and Belief and doubt ebooks
Goal (Psychology) books Goal (Psychology) ebooks
Grief books Grief ebooks
Habit breaking books Habit breaking ebooks
Happiness books Happiness ebooks
Health & Fitness / Health Living books Health & Fitness / Healthy Living ebooks
Health & Fitness -- Work-Related Health books O'Reilly ebooks on Health & Fitness
"Healthy eating" books "Healthy eating" ebooks
Insight books Insight ebooks
Interpersonal communication books Interpersonal communication ebooks
Interpersonal relations books Interpersonal relations ebooks
"Meditation" books "Meditation" ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on Meditation
Meditation -- Buddhism books Meditation -- Buddhism books
Meditation -- Therapeutic Use books Meditation -- Therapeutic Use books
Mental fatigue books Mental fatigue ebooks
Mindfulness books Mindfulness ebooks
Mood books Mood ebooks
"Motivation" books "Motivation" ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on Motivation
Motivation in education books Motivation on education ebooks
New thought books New thought ebooks
Peace of mind books Peace of mind ebooks
Perfectionism books Perfectionism ebooks
Physical fitness books Physical fitness ebooks
Pilates method books Pilates method ebooks
Positive psychology books Positive psychology ebooks
Books on Quality of life Ebooks on Quality of life
Resilience books Resilience ebooks
Self-acceptance books Self-acceptance ebooks
Self-actualization books Self-actualization ebooks
Self-care, Health books Self-care, Health ebooks
Self-confidence books Self-confidence ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on self-confidence
Self-esteem books Self-esteem ebooks
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General books Self-Help / Personal Growth / General ebooks
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness books Self-Help /Personal Growth / Happiness ebooks
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success books Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success ebooks
Self-help techniques books Self-help techniques ebooks
Self-realization books Self-realization ebooks
Solitude books Solitude ebooks
Spirituality books Spirituality ebooks
Stretching exercises books Stretching exercises ebooks
Success books Success ebooks
Stress books Stress ebooks
Stress management books Stress management ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on Stress management
Telecommuting books Telecommuting ebooks
Thought and thinking books Thought and thinking ebooks
Walking books Walking ebooks
Well-being books Well-being ebooks
Work-life balance books Work-life balance ebooks | Also O'Reilly ebooks on Work-life balance
Yoga books | Also Hatha yoga books | Also Yin yoga books Yoga ebooks | Also Hatha yoga ebooks