self care

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untangled

I found Lisa Damour‘s book, Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood , so profoundly helpful that I am breaking my own (perhaps arbitrary?) rule about not writing book notes on parenting books. This book reassures parents by explaining how our daughter’s seemingly troubling and erratic behavior is part of normal adolescence and…

helping others to succeed

We don’t usually think of helping others to succeed. Yet, in his book, Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success, Adam Grant explains how giving can drive success. He is the youngest tenured professor at The Wharton School, and has written a fascinating book about his research. It’s a quick read with lots of real-life…