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Featured Item Archives

A list of the past entries in our "Featured Item" feature:

Friday, July 24, 2020

Make Yourself Cozy : A Guide for Practicing Self-Care

Freshly baked bread. Cloud-like pillows. Lavender tea. Katie Vaz's book on self-care shows readers how slow, cozy warmth can help them deal with the anxieties and challenges of everyday life.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Anxiety Happens : 52 Ways to Find Peace of Mind

Break free from anxiety—once and for all! From the authors of The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety, this powerful yet portable guide offers fifty-two in-the-moment mindfulness strategies you can use anytime, anywhere to cultivate calm and radically transform your life.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Teach Well, Live Well : Strategies for Success

A unique collection of strategies for increasing your teaching effectiveness, improving collaboration skills, and developing self-care strategies for a vibrant personal and professional life.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

A Still Quiet Place for Athletes

Find flow and reach peak performance—in sports and in life. Based on the groundbreaking Still Quiet Place mindfulness program, this workbook provides practical, step-by-step exercises and skills to help you gain present-moment awareness and achieve your athletic goals.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Activating Happiness

It's not just big choices that can radically change our lives—sometimes it's the small ones. Activating Happiness offers powerful, evidence-based strategies to help you conquer low motivation, nix negative moods, and defeat depression by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

America's Digital Army: Games at Work and War

America's Digital Army is an ethnographic study of the link between interactive entertainment and military power. (e-resource: log in may be required)

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace

In an environment where there is no face to face and informal contact, virtual working requires the creation of a matrix of distributed teams, and their success depends on the right preparation, changing corporate culture and rewards, and implementing appropriate strategies at the management level to create team cohesion and motivate team members. (e-book: log in may be required)

Monday, July 13, 2020

Learning in the Age of Digital Reason

Learning in the Age of Digital Reason contains 16 in-depth dialogues between Petar Jandrić and leading scholars and practitioners in diverse fields of history, philosophy, media theory, education, practice, activism, and arts. (e-book: log in may be required)

Friday, July 10, 2020

Teaching online: a Practical Guide

An accessible, introductory, practical guide for anyone who teaches online. (e-book: log in may be required)

Friday, July 3, 2020

Postcards from Canada

Sweeping in from the frozen vistas of the Arctic to the frenzy of rush-hour traffic, from deep within the Canadian Shield to the orbiting Radarsat satellite, Postcards from Canada takes us on a whimsical and fact-filled trip through this magnificent nation.

(Streaming video - log in may be required)

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