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Adult Books--Self Help

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51 Things We Can Do to Save the Environment
Can one person slow global warming? Only if each one of us takes personal responsibility. This free booklet, originally published by TIME magazine, outlines 51 ways you can "go green."
Format: eBraille (download)

 
The Adversity Advantage: Turning Everyday Struggles Into Everyday Greatness
The Adversity Advantage: Turning Everyday Struggles Into Everyday Greatness. Co-authored by Dr. Paul Stoltz, the world's leading expert on the science of adversity, and Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind person to climb Mt. Everest and the "Seven Summits," The Adversity Advantage provides seven proven principles for converting challenges into the never-ending fuel to power our lives and enterprises to growth and innovation. In this groundbreaking work, readers learn to harness the energy of adversity to propel themselves and their teams to greatness."
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
In 100 chapters - each only a few pages long - Dr. Carlson shares his ideas for living a calmer, richer life.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Elements of Style
The newly revised edition of an American classic on pithy writing and perfect grammar.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Getting to Yes
A concise, step-by-step proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Heart of Meditation
Everyone knows meditation is good for you, but how exactly do you do it? Author Sally Kempton provides step-by-step instructions for meditators at any level.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Individual Braille Transcription Services List
As a public service, NBP has compiled this listing of organizations that will braille a single copy of a document.
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Label It! Braille & Audio Strategies for Identifying Items at Home & Work
Are you expending more mental energy on identifying things than you would like? Author Judy Dixon sorts through the labeling strategies that she and her friends have used through the years and identifies the very best ideas and tips, covering all the bases: clothing and accessories, medications, food containers, appliances, and a hodgepodge of other items, from postage stamps to chargers and cables. This is the most useful book you'll buy all year!
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A Manual for Living
Aphorisms of stunning insight and simplicity from the great Stoic philosopher Epictetus.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Mystics, Masters, Saints & Sages
A diverse collection of stories, ranging from the Buddha to St. Catherine, that describe states of higher consciousness - often in the words of the masters themselves, or those closest to them. Foreword by the Dalai Lama.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
In this personal, suspenseful, and open account, Starbucks CEO Schultz details the struggle to maintain the identity of Starbucks during times of recession, decline, and oversaturation. This is one of those turnaround stories that illustrates that a company can overcome its growth pains by returning to its core principles.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Our Special
Since 1927, this popular magazine has been written and edited especially for blind women.
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Safe Without Sight
If you're looking for a self-defense program for blind teens and adults, this is it. This self-defense and crime prevention program was developed at both a rehabilitation agency and residential school for the blind.
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Sudoku: Easy to Hard Vol 3
If you like crosswords, logic problems, or any puzzles, you'll probably become utterly addicted to sudoku! Here are 100 puzzles and answers to tease your brain.
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Summer Picks Catalog
Order a braille copy of our latest Summer Picks catalog for 2016.
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Syndicated Columnists Weekly
A 36-page braille weekly newspaper that contains the best editorials of the week, written by syndicated columnists. Spend your commute time reading the paper, too! One year subscription for $24.
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Syndicated Columnists Weekly
A 36-page braille weekly newspaper that contains the best editorials of the week, written by syndicated columnists. Spend your commute time reading the paper, too! Save on a two-year subscription for $45.
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The Alchemist
Find out why people around the world are reading this book -- a modern fable with over 2.8 million copies sold worldwide. he story has the comic charm, dramatic tension and psychological intensity of a fairy tale, but it's full of specific wisdom as well, about becoming self-empowered, overcoming depression, and believing in dreams.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
The Power of Acknowledgment
In this provocative book, Judith Umlas imagines people acknowledging each other's humanity, accomplishments, talents and wisdom on a continuous basis. SHe thinks it might just catch on -- and wouldn't that be something!
Format: eBraille (download)

 
UEB Brief Symbols List
Brief list of most common UEB changes in large print and braille, compiled by NBP's transcribers and proofreaders.
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If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

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Price: $16.99
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