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  • PRE-ORDER: Made Whole: The Practical Guide to Reaching Your Financial Goals

    by Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: November 21, 2023

    The ultimate hands-on workbook for anyone looking to get their finances in order—from budgeting to investing and everything in between—by Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, the New York Times bestselling author of the smash hit Get Good with Money

    We all want to live within our means, save for retirement, invest a little, and yet still have some left over each month for fun. But as most people know, real life can get in the way of even our best intentions! To help us set realistic goals and keep us on track to meeting them, New York Times bestselling financial educator Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche has an invaluable 10-step action plan: Made Whole. With her signature down-to-earth style, she offers worksheets, checklists, and action items for ten important building blocks—from the ins and outs of budgeting, investing, credit rating, and estate planning, to getting insurance and getting the flow of our money automated. A hardworking tool for getting our financial ducks in a row, it also includes:

    • Clear explanations of intimidating financial terminology
    • Simple instruction on calculating our present situation and future needs
    • Invaluable worksheets for keeping track of the numbers
    • Handy hacks for increasing your credit score, making savings "hard to access," and finding support to stay on track to your goals

    A masterclass in taking charge of your money, Made Whole has what every reader needs to achieve financial savvy, stability, and security.
  • PRE-ORDER: Design Social Change: Take Action, Work toward Equity, and Challenge the Status Quo

    by Lesley-Ann Noel


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: November 28, 2023

    Discover design strategies for using your own unique social identities and experiences as inspiration to challenge the status quo and create the kind of lasting change that leads to greater equity and social justice, from Stanford University's d.school.

    Who are you? What motivates you as a changemaker? What forces are preventing you (and others) from thriving? These questions are essential to the work of creating social change, and they are exactly what Design Social Change asks you to explore.

    Designer and design educator Lesley-Ann Noel shares the essential design strategies for making a lasting impact. This work starts with knowing yourself and builds outward into making change in your community and the larger world. Design Social Change gives you tools to tailor your approach to design, taking into account your history, personality, ethics, and goals for a better future.

    The strategies for change are based on equity and fairness, understanding your own role in these systems of both justice and inequity. These strategies demonstrate how to use anger, joy, and empathy as inspiration for understanding what people need to thrive. Using the tools of design, these new approaches will help you craft projects that are relevant to you and create more just, equitable futures. The time is always right to work toward a fair and just society.

  • PRE-ORDER: Bang!: Masturbation for People of All Genders and Abilities (2nd Edition)

    by Vic Liu


    PRE-ORDER: ON SALE October 24, 2023

    Expanded second edition of this instant classic with a foreword by adrienne maree brown

    Masturbation is one of life's great pleasures. It helps build self-knowledge, foster body awareness, and expand your sexual repertoire, no partner required. Anyone can use masturbation to explore their relationship to their body, desires, and pleasure. This joyful, unique book centers people of color, queer people, disabled people, sex workers, and other often underrepresented voices to bring an informative and beautiful perspective to self-love. Inside, you'll find sections on:

    • Masturbation myths shattered for good, with history and data analysis
    • Techniques-physical and emotional-for finding solo pleasure
    • A guide to buying sex toys and supporting feminist sex shops
    • Tips by and for transgender masturbators
    • Logistical advice and encouragement by and for wheelchair users
    • Guidance for teaching your kids healthy, safe attitudes about masturbation
    • Wisdom about giving pleasure to your aging body
    • Advice for working through internalized masturbation stigma and building a friendship with your genitalia
    Discover and share the joys of unpartnered sex with this beautifully designed, empathetic, practical, and fun guide.

    The second edition includes writing and illustrations by Vic Liu, Dirty Lola, Ev'Yan Whitney, Elle Stanger, Heather Corinna, Nina Chausow, Alex Tait, Clare Edgeman, Leah Holmes, Sam Dusing, Patrick Wiedeman, Rebecca Bedell, Lafayette Matthews, Andrew Gurza, and Angus Andrews, with a foreword by adrienne maree brown.
  • PRE-ORDER: bell hooks' Spiritual Vision : Buddhist, Christian, and Feminist

    by Nadra Nittle


    PRE-ORDER: ON SALE November 7, 2023

    Tracing the spiritual influences of bell hooks' radical love

     When Black feminist and scholar bell hooks died in 2021, she was widely remembered for writing more than three dozen books across genres including memoir, poetry, theory, and criticism. However, it was her book Ain't I a Woman, in which hooks examines how Black American women have historically faced gender, class, and racial oppression, that catapulted her to prominence as a leading feminist thinker.

    Nadra Nittle makes it clear that hooks identified not only as a feminist but also as a Buddhist Christian. In bell hooks' Spiritual Vision, Nittle recounts how hooks kept her spiritual practice private for years, fearing there was no room to discuss her faith in the feminist movement or in the academy. Ultimately, hooks decided to talk and write about her faith to give hope to students curious about her source of strength in a society she deemed an ""imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy.""

    Nittle traces the influences of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh as hooks developed a spiritual practice centered on love as a force for social change. Although hooks opened up about her spiritual philosophy in the last decades of her life, Nittle argues that hooks's contributions to religious discourse are largely unheralded. bell hooks' Spiritual Vision reflects her identity as a feminist and a believer who knit together her political and spiritual practices.

    This book offers readers a window into spirituality's role in hooks' writing on her life, love, feminism, and society. It speaks both to hooks's longtime followers and to newcomers to her writing. Regardless of their starting points, readers will get to know bell hooks for all she was--Buddhist, Christian, and feminist.

  • Fallback To Step Up

    by Donald Dep Paige


    Part Memoir / Part Self Help.

    In a church-boy meets Hollywood reveal, charismatic performer, curator, and influencer coach DeP engages you in lessons that will guide you on a self work journey while inviting you to liberate and ultimately step up to your next level.


  • Woman Evolve: Break Up with Your Fears and Revolutionize Your Life

    by Sarah Jakes Roberts


    A New York Times bestseller! With life lessons she’s learned and new insights from the story of Eve, Sarah Jakes Roberts shows you how past disappointments, struggles, and even mistakes can be used today to help you become the woman God intended.

    Who would imagine being friends with Eve—the woman who’s been held responsible for the fall of humanity (and cramps) for thousands of years? Certainly not Sarah Jakes Roberts. That is, not until Sarah discovered she is more like Eve than she cares to admit.

    Everyone faces trials, and everyone will mess up. But failure should not be the focus. Your focus should not be on who you were but rather the pursuit of who you can become. In Woman Evolve, Sarah helps you understand that your purpose in life does not change; it evolves.

    Making her mistake in the Garden of Eden, Eve became the first woman to deal with rebuilding her life in the aftermath of her past. Eve knew better, but she didn’t do better. With scriptural lessons, Eve as the framework, and Sarah as your guide you will discover and work through:

    • Past issues and insecurities that haunt you
    • Seeing yourself as God sees you and trusting Him with who you really are
    • How to come out of darkness and pursue a real relationship with God
    • Why it’s important to truly care for yourself
    • Setting in motion the beautiful seed that God planted in you

    Your fears and insecurities may have changed how you viewed God, others, and yourself, but in Woman Evolve, you can break through and use past mistakes to revolutionize your life. Like Eve, you don’t have to live your future defined by your past.

  • PRE-ORDER: Racial Wellness: A Guide to Liberatory Healing for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

    by Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: November 7, 2023

    A guide and workbook centered on self-care, healing, and empowerment for Black, Indigenous, and people of color--from racial wellness visionary and designer Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah.

    As a society, we rarely talk about how racism affects the holistic health of Black, Indigenous, and people of color. Author and healing-informed designer Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah refers to racism as "the multifaceted abuser" because of the ways it affects the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing of BIPOC. Whether these communities are experiencing microaggressions or overt racism, they are constantly forced to practice resistance. Using her background in social welfare and interaction design, Iyamah seeks to stimulate revolutionary healing for communities of color, shifting the conversation from racial trauma to racial wellness.

    This powerful book helps BIPOC understand, reflect, and cope with racial trauma. Divided into five sections--emotional wellness, mental wellness, physical wellness, spiritual wellness, and our interconnected wellness--Iyamah lends readers a gentle hand on their journey toward racial wellness by providing ways to heal on individual, interpersonal, and institutional levels, while encouraging deeper reflection through insightful journal prompts. Filled with uplifting affirmations, tender reminders, love letters, and helpful graphics sprinkled throughout, Racial Wellness is as informative as it is comforting, offering communities of color the opportunity to rest, rehabilitate, and rebuild.

  • PRE-ORDER: The Set Boundaries Deck: A Tool for Expressing Healthy Limits for Happier Relationships

    by Nedra Glover Tawwab


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: December 12, 2023

    From the bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, a card deck for reflection and practice—to use alone, in pairs, or with a trusted group.

    Setting healthy boundaries takes practice. This lively and conversation-sparking deck presents real-life scenarios, boundary-setting statements, and more—to help you clarify your limits and find the words to effectively express them to others. Whether you’re practicing with a partner or a trusted group of friends or using the deck for solo reflection, this powerful tool is one you’ll return to again and again as you gain the skills to communicate your needs and expectations—and enjoy healthier relationships as a result.

  • Care Package: Harnessing the Power of Self-Compassion to Heal & Thrive

    by Sylvester McNutt, III


    Move beyond pain and discover the healing power of self-care.

    Have shame, guilt, or codependency seemingly become insurmountable hurdles in your life? Do you struggle with forgiveness, setting boundaries, and putting yourself first? Are negative self-talk and people-pleasing tendencies preventing you from feeling fulfilled?

    Sylvester McNutt III, life coach and host of the Free Your Energy podcast, shares the stories of his own traumas and challenges to reveal the lessons he’s learned to overcome obstacles and truly thrive.

    To help guide you down your own path of healing, Sylvester provides:

    • Strategies for managing stress, setting boundaries, and cultivating healthy habits
    • Practical tactics for processing childhood trauma and being present as an adult
    • Tools to move beyond the feelings of pain that are holding you back
    • Inspiring advice that will urge you to keep moving forward

    Healing from pain is not easy, but it is possible. With Sylvester’s guidance, you will find the inspiration to release, to forgive, to vibrate higher, and to practice self-care every single day.
  • Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier

    by Arthur C. Brooks & Oprah Winfrey


    You can get happier. And getting there will be the adventure of your lifetime.

    In Build the Life You Want, Arthur C. Brooks and Oprah Winfrey invite you to begin a journey toward greater happiness no matter how challenging your circumstances. Drawing on cutting-edge science and their years of helping people translate ideas into action, they show you how to improve your life right now instead of waiting for the outside world to change.

    With insight, compassion, and hope, Brooks and Winfrey reveal how the tools of emotional self-management can change your life―immediately. They recommend practical, research-based practices to build the four pillars of happiness: family, friendship, work, and faith. And along the way, they share hard-earned wisdom from their own lives and careers as well as the witness of regular people whose lives are joyful despite setbacks and hardship.

    Equipped with the tools of emotional self-management and ready to build your four pillars, you can take control of your present and future rather than hoping and waiting for your circumstances to improve. Build the Life You Want is your blueprint for a better life.

  • Travel Light: Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life

    by Light Watkins


    Discover the “inside-out” approach to spiritual minimalism for cultivating true happiness free from inner clutter.

    Everywhere you look, people from all walks of life are “going minimalist” and getting rid of their possessions. Yet as exciting as it can be to throw out half of your belongings, does it really bring happiness? As Light Watkins says: “If you’re unhappy now, becoming a minimalist isn’t likely to change that . . . unless you do the work to cultivate happiness on the inside.”

    Light is famous for taking minimalism to the extreme—and in 2018 started living his whole life from a single backpack. In Travel Light, he shares his surprising discovery that being a “spiritual minimalist” means you don’t focus on material objects. What matters more than clearing out your closets is how much trust you have in your inner guidance. “Spiritual minimalism is not about getting rid of things,” he says. “It’s about how you communicate, incorporate service into your life, how you treat your body, the spaces you’re in, and how you express love.”

    Light shares his unique inside-out approach to minimalism using stories, anecdotes, and vignettes, along with real-world experiments and exercises that you can adapt to your own life. Here, he invites you to discover the joy of giving what you want to receive; following your curiosity; and living with a “clutter-free” approach to your choices, values, and life purpose.

  • True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart

    by Thich Nhat Hanh


    In a new edition of this classic, the renowned Zen monk and bestselling author Thich Nhat Hanh explains what real love is and how we can experience it in our daily lives, for readers of any faith.

    Love might not be what we think it is. We all seek the happiness that comes from loving and being loved, yet we often find ourselves dissatisfied in our relationships and unable to grasp the cause. Thich Nhat Hanh here shows the way to overcome our recurrent obstacles to love—by learning to be mindful, open, and present with ourselves and others. As he explains, “training is needed in order to love properly; and to be able to give happiness and joy, you must practice deep looking directed toward the person you love. Because if you do not understand this person, you cannot love properly. Understanding is the essence of love.” This quintessential guide to loving also introduces the four key aspects of love described in the Buddhist tradition—loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and freedom—and describes many simple and direct ways in which we can practice authentic love in our everyday lives.

  • PRE-ORDER: Peace Is This Moment: Mindful Reflections for Daily Practice

    by Thich Nhat Hanh


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: September 26, 2023

    365 page-a-day reflections to encourage concentration, insight, and mindful engagement with the world around us—from the Zen Buddhist teacher “who taught the world mindfulness” (TIME).

    This beautifully designed volume brings together some of Thich Nhat Hanh’s most insightful teachings to inspire readers’ daily practice. Organized around common obstacles and opportunities, Peace Begins with Me offers 365 short reflections that encourage a mindful engagement with the world. Presented in a user-friendly, page-a-day format, and complete with thoughtful, contemplative photos, this book is a perfect companion for experienced or new practitioners. 

    Through carefully selected passages from Thich Nhat Hanh’s vast set of published works, this book offers guidance for a diverse range of life experiences, including: 

    · letting go of views about ourselves and others;
    · decompartmentalizing our lives;
    · reconciling with loved ones;
    · transforming ordinary moments into extraordinary ones; 
    · and touching the present moment—wherever we find ourselves—with equanimity, solidity, and peace. 

    With these daily practices, we discover that when we can generate peace in ourselves, the world around us also becomes a more peaceful place. When things calm down inside and around us, transformation and healing become possible.

  • The Elevation Approach Workbook: Practical Exercises and Everyday Tools to Create Work-Life Harmony and Accomplish Your Most Important Goals

    by Tina Wells


    In this companion to The Elevation Approach, create work-life harmony with thought-provoking exercises, activities, and worksheets that help you achieve your personal dreams, professional ambitions, and everything in between.

    In The Elevation Approach, entrepreneur Tina Wells described how you can experience the power of work-life harmony by using her foolproof plan for working toward any goal, big or small, without sacrificing your well-being. Now, Tina presents a hands-on workbook that helps you put the Elevation Approach into action, whether you already have a few cycles of her plan under your belt or are starting it for the first time.

    Filled with writing prompts, exercises designed to bring you joy, and worksheets to track how you spend your time, this workbook helps you realize the goals that matter most to you by guiding you through each of the plan’s four phases:

    • Preparation: Create a vision statement, define what success looks like to you, and list your nonnegotiables.
    • Inspiration: Catalog and curate your favorite sources for new ideas, and see who you can turn to for support.
    • Recreation: Incorporate rest and play into your routine, and take the opportunity to try something unfamiliar.
    • Transformation: Explore deep questions about your new changes and your next steps forward.

    Because work-life harmony starts with making small but mighty shifts in how you manage your energy, each phase also offers three key principles that nurture these changes. From decluttering your spaces to make room for new projects to creating a ritual so that you always have a moment for yourself, Tina's tools will help you thrive as you build a life of joy, ease, and purpose.
  • A Place to Belong: Raising Kids to Celebrate Their Heritage, Community, and the World

    by Amber O'Neal Johnston


    A guide for families of all backgrounds to celebrate cultural heritage and embrace inclusivity in the home and beyond.

    Gone are the days when socially conscious parents felt comfortable teaching their children to merely tolerate others. Instead, they are looking for a way to authentically embrace the fullness of their diverse communities. A Place to Belong offers a path forward for families to honor their cultural heritage and champion diversity in the context of daily family life by:

    • Fostering open dialogue around discrimination, race, gender, disability, and class
    • Teaching “hard history” in an age-appropriate way
    • Curating a diverse selection of books and media choices in which children see themselves and people who are different from them
    • Celebrating cultural heritage through art, music, and poetry
    • Modeling activism and engaging in community service projects as a family

    Amber O’Neal Johnston, a homeschooling mother of four, shows parents of all backgrounds how to create a home environment where children feel secure in their own personhood and culture, enabling them to better understand and appreciate people who are racially and culturally different. A Place to Belong gives parents the tools to empower children to embrace their unique identities while feeling beautifully tethered to their global community.
  • PRE-ORDER: Inner Field Trip: 30 Days of Personal Exploration, Collective Liberation, and Generational Healing

    by Leesa Renée Hall


    PRE-ORDER: ON SALE November 7, 2023

    A powerful 30-day workbook journey intended to help the reader lovingly confront their inner oppressor and come to terms with their own internalized biases.

    Based on mental wellness advocate and writer Leesa Renee Hall's longstanding work, Inner Field Trip provides a user-friendly, nonjudgmental, and introspective template for exploring our inner biases about race and other forms of inequity. The cornerstone of Hall's model involves confronting one's "Inner Oppressor."

    The Inner Oppressor is a manifestation of internalized cultural messages that drive us to judge others but also works to sabotage our own needs. This 30-day program in workbook form takes readers—who become active participants in the experience—on a deep dive from which they will emerge changed.

  • PRE-ORDER: Self-Care for Black Men: 100 Ways to Heal and Liberate

    by Jor-El Caraballo


    PRE-ORDER: ON SALE  November 7, 2023

    A self-care guidebook full of activities for Black men everywhere pursuing joy, creating connections, confronting racism, and working through intergenerational trauma.

    Black men desperately need care and restoration. But what does that restoration look like when you’re a Black man in today’s world? How do you take care of your mental health when men who look like you die at the hands of police? How do you find peace and refuge when you’re not sure how to keep up with your partner? Or navigate a challenging workplace? While scrolling through social media feeds, you may feel like you don’t have access to wellness like women do. But Black men need a space for self-care too.

    In Self-Care for Black Men, you will find practical answers to your questions. This book contains self-care strategies that address some of the most common issues Black men face, such as dealing with racism, navigating prejudice in the workplace, managing romantic relationships, and working through intergenerational trauma.

    This is your guide to wellness and self-discovery written specifically for Black men. There will opportunities to learn new skills to manage your mental health, as well as do more deep reflection on your own terms. It’s time to take your health firmly within your own hands and Self-Care for Black Men will help you do that.

  • It's Always Been Ours : Rewriting the Story of Black Women’s Bodies

    Jessica Wilson

    In It’s Always Been Ours eating disorder specialist and storyteller Jessica Wilson challenges us to rethink what having a "good" body means in contemporary society. By centering the bodies of Black women in her cultural discussions of body image, food, health, and wellness, Wilson argues that we can interrogate white supremacy’s hold on us and reimagine the ways we think about, discuss, and tend to our bodies.

    A narrative that spans the year of racial reckoning (that wasn't), It’s Always Been Ours is an incisive blend of historical documents, contemporary writing, and narratives of clients, friends, and celebrities that examines the politics of body liberation. Wilson argues that our culture’s fixation on thin, white women reinscribes racist ideas about Black women's bodies and ways of being in the world as "too much." For Wilson, this white supremacist, capitalist undergirding in wellness movements perpetuates a culture of respectability and restriction that force Black women to perform unhealthy forms of resilience and strength at the expense of their physical and psychological needs.

    With just the right mix of wit, levity, and wisdom, Wilson shows us how a radical reimagining of body narratives is a prerequisite to well-being. It’s Always Been Ours is a love letter that celebrates Black women’s bodies and shows us a radical and essential path forward to rediscovering their vulnerability and joy.
  • The Tipping Point : How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

    By Malcolm Gladwell

    Discover Malcolm Gladwell's breakthrough debut and explore the science behind viral trends in business, marketing, and human behavior.

    The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate. This widely acclaimed bestseller, in which Malcolm Gladwell explores and brilliantly illuminates the tipping point phenomenon, is already changing the way people throughout the world think about selling products and disseminating ideas.
  • Decolonizing Therapy: Oppression, Historical Trauma, and Politicizing Your Practice

    by Jennifer Mullan


    A call to action for therapists to politicize their practice through an emotional decolonial lens.

    An essential work that centers colonial and historical trauma in a framework for healing, Decolonizing Therapy illuminates that all therapy is—and always has been— inherently political. To better understand the mental health oppression and institutional violence that exists today, we must become familiar with the root of disembodiment from our histories, homelands, and healing practices. Only then will readers see how colonial, historical, and intergenerational legacies have always played a role in the treatment of mental health.

    This book is the emotional companion and guide to decolonization. It is an invitation for Eurocentrically trained clinicians to acknowledge privileged and oppressed parts while relearning what we thought we knew. Ignoring collective global trauma makes delivering effective therapy impossible; not knowing how to interrogate privilege (as a therapist, client, or both) makes healing elusive; and shying away from understanding how we as professionals may be participating in oppression is irresponsible.

  • PRE-ORDER: Make Money Move : A Guide to Financial Wellness

    by Lauren Simmons


    PRE-ORDER: On Sale Date: November 7, 2023

    The popular host of the Money Moves podcast and youngest person ever to trade on the New York Stock Exchange provides winning tips for women to help them shift their financial mindset, become confident about their money, set them on a path to financial security, and live their best lives.

    “Seventy three percent of Americans ranked their finances as the number one cause of stress in their lives. But financial wellness can have a positive effect on your entire life. Not only when it comes to money and finances, but the quality and ease of how you live. Financial wellness means freedom for your body and freedom for your mind. Financial stress can also cause the breakdown of relationships. But it doesn’t have to be that way.”—Lauren Simmons

    In 2017, when she was only twenty-two, Lauren Simmons became the youngest full-time female trader at the New York Stock Exchange, and the second African American woman in the Exchange's 228-year history to hold such a position. Driven by a passion for empowering women, Millennials, Gen Zs, and minorities to become more financially savvy, she now shares her experience and knowledge in this savvy financial guide.

    Simmons brings a fresh perspective to personal finance: she is a young African American woman with an understanding of how to increase wealth and an awareness of generational and cultural barriers—such an income inequity—that can hold people back from taking financial risks. In her warm, down-to-earth voice, Simmons makes confusing topics easy to understand. She breaks down the pros and cons of buying stocks and Treasuries, explains how to maximize your 401K opportunities even in challenging economic times, advises how to grapple with student loans, and helps you break family cycles when dealing (or not) with debt.

    Simmons helps a new generation and others who have been overlooked learn how to take care of their money—so their money can take care of them, today and tomorrow.

  • The Pain We Carry: Healing from Complex PTSD for People of Color by Natalie Y. Gutiérrez
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    This groundbreaking work illuminates the phenomena of complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) as it is uniquely experienced by people of color, and provides a much-needed path to reclaiming health and wholeness despite the heavy burden of systemic, intergenerational, and attachment trauma resulting from racism in our country. Readers of color will find affirmation of their experience of C-PTSD from both a social justice and psychological lens, and learn techniques for reclaiming wholeness.

    It’s time to heal the invisible wounds of complex trauma and reclaim your mind, body, and spirit.

    If you are a person of color who has experienced repeated trauma—such as discrimination, race-related verbal assault, racial stigmatization, poverty, sexual trauma, or interpersonal violence—you may struggle with intense feelings of anger, mistrust, or shame. You may feel unsafe or uncomfortable in your own body, or struggle with building and keeping close relationships. Sometimes you may feel very alone in your pain. But you are not alone. This groundbreaking work illuminates the phenomena of complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) as it is uniquely experienced by people of color, and provides a much-needed path to health and wholeness.

    In The Pain We Carry, you’ll find powerful tools to help you understand and begin healing from repeated trauma. You’ll discover ways to feel safer in your body, build self-compassion and resilience, and reclaim your health and wellness by reconnecting with your sense of self and your ancestral wisdom. You’ll learn how trauma is connected to grief, how it can affect both the mind and the body, and how it can persist from one generation to the next. Most importantly, you’ll find the validation you need to begin mending your heart, and the skills you need to live a life of intention—even in the midst of an oppressive system.

    It’s time to find relief from the trauma and burdens you have been carrying and start celebrating and rediscovering who you are. With this guide, you will uncover your own strength in order to work toward healing C-PTSD within the external constraints you face to live a life of resilience, empowerment, reflection, and perseverance.

  • The Other: How to Own Your Power at Work as a Woman of Color

    by Daniela Pierre-Bravo


    Do you know that feeling of "not belonging" when you have so much to say at a work meeting? Of being a "yes-girl" but getting passed up for promotions?

    For women of color and children of immigrants, who are the “the other” at work, there's a different threshold of belonging that creates a false feeling of inadequacy. It can lead to being overwhelmed, overworked, and overlooked. The Other shatters the unspoken expectations for you to stay in your lane and gives you the tools to build unshakable confidence and a career that excels--on your own terms.  

    Bestselling author and MSNBC reporter Daniela-Pierre Bravo spent many years undocumented and in the shadows as an immigrant from Chile, working odd jobs to pay her way through school. Like many other women of color she became an expert shape shifter in order to chameleon her way around professional environments that felt out of reach. When Daniela became a DACA recipient, she finally felt that she’d made it, rising through the ranks in her career. But she quickly realized that no matter how much success she achieved, she always felt she had to prove her worth as “the other.”

    In The Other, Daniela shares her journey and those of other women to help you recognize your power in the workplace outside of the white gaze. She drives you to reshape the way you think about career advancement without losing your sense of identity and helps you see how to use your differences as an advantage. Smart, revealing, and loaded with practical steps, The Other is a framework for how to effectively advocate for yourself, become your biggest believer, claim the spaces in your career that are rightfully yours.

  • The Wealth Decision: 10 Simple Steps to Achieve Financial Freedom and Build Generational Wealth by Dominique Broadway

    An eye-opening roadmap for becoming a millionaire and building the foundation of generational wealth from a self-made, first-generation multimillionaire.

    Demystify the path to wealth once and for all with Dominique Broadway’s unique strategy for taking control of your finances and becoming a millionaire. Based on simple steps and small decisions that build upon each other that anyone can execute (even those who have never had money or who face debt), The Wealth Decision includes:

    -What orange juice has to do with building wealth (hint: it’s about wanting the good stuff)
    -Strategies for spending your way to wealth
    -One single question to determine if you’re on top of your money
    -How to avoid saving your way to debt
    -A road map to score higher on your credit score
    -Dominique’s framework for picking the best investments for you
    -What insurance has to do with your legacy

    Written with millennials and Gen Zers in mind, The Wealth Decision first shows you how to make that one decision to be wealthy. It then takes you through the most important decisions you need to live a life of financial freedom and ensuing strategies to build generational wealth and become a millionaire. Worksheets, resources, visuals, quizzes, and graphs bring Dominique’s strategies to life. With information on everything from crypto to day-trading to modern financial trends, The Wealth Decision is a must-have for anyone looking to up-level their financial situation.

  • A Recipe for More: Ingredients for a Life of Abundance and Ease

    by Courtney Ahn


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    "Each new day is a singular moment, a singular opportunity. No day is like the last and no day is like what’s to come. We have arrived, and we are simultaneously arriving.”  

    In this expansive debut, A Recipe for More: Choosing a Life of Pleasure and Abundance, creative, host, and "pleasure doula" Sara Elise offers a profound and challenging inquiry into the forces that keep us in a state of survival and limitation and asks us to consider a new way to live. Sara Elise leaves us with what it means to be present to what’s unfolding around us and open to the change that is possible in that empty space.

    A Recipe for More is a quest to examine the ingredients of our lives, those essential components that make up our days. Have we chosen rest, breath, movement, agency, visibility, play, and pleasure? Or are we trapped in the numbing and violent pattern of self-inflicted suffering? Do we celebrate the unique and precious wiring of our brains? Are our relationships a garden of ever-growing and evolving roots? Do we nourish our bodies with what it requires to sense and receive? Are we liberated, awakened, and alive? In the tradition of Adrienne Maree Brown and Sonya Renee Taylor, A Recipe for More is a radical argument for dismantling the systems that oppress us. But it begins with the individual, and the simple recipe of our every day. 

    Groundbreaking, persuasive, inclusive, and warm, A Recipe for More brings the ingredients of an abundant life to all readers so that we might honor ourselves, deepen our communities, and finally be present in each miraculous and life-giving singular moment.

  • The Money Mentor by Santis O’Garro

    Eliminate debt and save your way to financial freedom with social media sensation Santis O'Garro's fool-proof advice.

    In December 2018, Santis O’Garro found herself in a dire situation: a newly single mother in €15k of debt, with bills mounting and no one to turn to for help. Something had to change. The only option was to face her bad financial habits so she could get out of debt – and fast.

    A year later, she had not only eradicated her debt, but was also financially secure enough to quit her job and pursue a new career. Here, she shows you how to change your money mindset so you can live a debt-free life, too.

    Packed with practical advice, you will learn how to conquer:

    The weekly shop…
    Monthly bills…
    Annual car insurance…
    Back-to-school fees…

    … and even have some cash left over for an emergency fund and special occasions.

    So take the stress out of saving and let The Money Mentor show you the way to financial freedom.

  • The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander

    From New York Times best-selling author and Newbury Medal–winner Kwame Alexander, comes this motivational playbook filled with poetry and uplifting life lessons that inspired a generation of young readers and the rules featured in the Disney+ The Crossover TV show.

    What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives?

    Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule contains wisdom from inspiring athletes and role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Steph Curry, and Michelle Obama. Kwame Alexander also shares his own stories of overcoming obstacles and winning games in this motivational and inspirational book for readers of any age and for anyone needing a little bit of encouragement.

    You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar.

  • Fearless Finances: A Timeless Guide to Building Wealth

    by Cassandra Cummings



    Cassandra Cummings, leading financial expert, and founder of The Stocks & Stilettos Society, shows women how to crush their financial goals, overcome their fears, and grow their wealth through the power of investing.

    Historically, women of color have been shut out of the wealth-building game. Cassandra Cummings has made it her mission to change that by creating a vibrant and successful online community of more than 100,000 women investors. In her new book, Cassandra brings the powerful lessons of their achievements to you.

    In this book, Cassandra will teach you how to:

    • Conquer longstanding fears around money
    • Develop a firm foundation for you and your family
    • Invest in the stock market for wealth creation and legacy building
    • Prepare for a lifelong winning financial season

    Fearless Finances walks you through the keys to building your success squad of trusted experts, as well as women who kicked fear out of the way to achieve their financial dreams. Now, so can you.

  • Rastafari: The Evolution of a People and Their Identity

    by Charles Price


    Illuminates how the Rastafari movement managed to evolve in the face of severe biases

    Misunderstood, misappropriated, belittled: though the Rastafari feature frequently in media and culture, they have most often been misrepresented, their political and religious significance minimized. But they have not been vanquished.

    Charles Price’s Rastafari: The Evolution of a People and Their Identity reclaims the rich history of this relatively new world religion. Charting its humble and rebellious roots in Jamaica’s backcountry in the late nineteenth century to the present day, Price explains how Jamaicans’ obsession with the Rastafari wavered from campaigns of violence to appeasement and cooptation. Indeed, he argues that the Rastafari as a political, religious, and cultural movement survived the biases and violence they faced through their race consciousness and uncanny ability to ride the waves of anti-colonialism and Black Power.

    This social movement traveled throughout the Caribbean, Africa, Central America, and the United States, capturing the heart and imagination of much of the African diaspora. Rastafari spans the movement’s struggle for autonomy, its multiple campaigns for repatriation to Africa, and its leading role in the Black consciousness movements of the twentieth century. Not satisfied with simply narrating the past, Rastafari also takes on the challenges of gender equality and the commodification of Rastafari culture in the twenty-first century without abandoning its message of equality and empowering the downpressed.

    Rastafari shows how this cultural and political context helped to shape the development of a Black collective identity, demonstrating how Rastafarians confronted society-wide ridicule and oppression and emerged prouder and more united, steadfast in their conviction that they were a chosen people.

  • The Body Liberation Project: How Understanding Racism and Diet Culture Helps Cultivate Joy and Build Collective Freedom by Chrissy King

    From author and Instagram personality Chrissy King, an exciting, genre-redefining narrative mix of memoir, inspiration, and specific exercises and prompts, with timely messages about social and racial justice, and how the world needs to move beyond body positivity to something even more exciting and revolutionary—body liberation.

    Simply said, diet culture is rooted in white supremacy. The notion that those who fall outside of Eurocentric standards of beauty (think Black, fat, trans, etc.) are less attractive is a message that is transmitted daily from multiple external forces or social institutions (e.g., church, government, business industries, media, and family/peer groups). Body image and beauty standards can only be truly understood within a framework of interlocking systems of “isms” – (e.g., racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism).

    While it’s challenging for everyone, it’s even more complicated for those living in marginalized bodies. That being said, the solution isn’t body acceptance or even body positivity. Those may be an important part of the journey, but the answer is . . . body liberation, with the recognition that none of us are free unless all of us are free.

    The Body Liberation Project is about just that. It’s about finding actual freedom in our bodies, through finding strength and the aspects of fitness that work for YOU. It’s about understanding that the goal is not to look at our bodies and love everything that we see. It’s to understand that at our essence we are so much more than our bodies. But it’s also about recognizing the harsh realities that prohibit some people from being able to do that.

  • Blend

    by Mashonda Tifrere

    A wise and inspiring guide to creating a happy and healthy blended family by Mashonda Tifrere with contributions from her co-parents--Swizz Beatz and his wife, Grammy-Award winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys.

    In January 2010, founder of ArtLeadHer Mashonda Tifrere and
    legendary record producer Swizz Beatz finalized their divorce. When Swizz married award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys, a new dynamic was born--three adults who loved and were deeply committed to raising Mashonda and Swizz's four-year old son Kasseem. In Blend, Tifrere draws on the insights they gained from their journey as well as advice from family therapists, parenting experts, and other blending families, to provide an invaluable resource for blended families.

    Statistics show that one in three Americans is now a step-parent, stepchild, step-sibling or other member of a blended family. The number of first time marriages or romantic relationships that end in divorce or breakups and the high percentage of remarriages and new relationships that involve children demand a unique, life-affirming approach to processing the end of one relationship and the rebirth of a new familial dynamic with the well-being of children at its center. In this book, Tifrere shares intimate details on how she and her co-parents used communication, patience and love to create an environment where they were able to work as a team and all the children involved could thrive.

    Blend will inspire a generation of families.
  • We Want for Our Sisters What We Want for Ourselves: African American Women Who Practice Polygyny/Polygamy by Consent (2ND ed.) by Patricia Dixon

    In We Want for Our Sisters What We Want for Ourselves, Dr. Patricia Dixon (aka Ra Heter) debunks myths about monogamy and polygyny and challenges us to rethink our approach to marriage and family. This book reveals that before European domination, polygyny was an accepted marriage and family practice in over eighty percent of the world's cultures. Even in Western societies, polygyny has always been practiced. However, because it is done under a myth of monogamy, this creates a "peculiar" form of the practice. This peculiar form of polygyny was practiced in early European history in Greece and Rome. It was also practiced during slavery in the U.S. to the detriment of African American women and their families. Even in contemporary America, because closed polygyny is practiced in various forms, under the guise of monogamy, it continues to disempower African American women and undermine their marriages and families.

    Dr. Dixon offers many reasons to support polygyny, most importantly, the shortage of available African American men. Through extensive interviews, she offers an insider's look at polygynous marriages, showing readers its benefits and disadvantages, interpersonal dynamics, how financial, sexual, and parental responsibilities are determined, and the legal, moral and cultural challenges that must be overcome in order to make polygynous marriages possible within American society. Finally, she calls for African American women to move toward building marriages based on love, truth, community, and ultimately a womanist ethic of care for sisters.

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