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Closer together : knowing ourselves, loving each other / Sophie Gregoire Trudeau.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: [Toronto] : Random House Canada, 2024.Description: 293 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781039007444 (hardcover)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 158.1 23
Summary: Sophie Gregoire Trudeau invites readers on a deeply personal journey toward self-knowledge, acceptance, and empowerment, drawing on the expertise of top psychologists, scientists, and thought leaders. As a passionate advocate for mental health, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau believes that in order to know and accept ourselves fully, we need to understand why we think and feel the way we do, and recognize the experiences, attitudes, and patterns that may be holding us back. And yet, all of us are capable of growth and positive change, if we're willing to stay open and curious throughout our lives. In Closer Together, Sophie shares moments from her own journey: from her childhood, through her struggles with an eating disorder in her teens and early adulthood; from a career as a speaker and television host to de facto "first lady" and mother of three. Above all, Sophie is a warm and empathetic connector, and her book is enriched by exclusive interviews with experts such as Gabor Mate, Liz Plank, Terrence Real, Catherine Price, Harville Hendrix, and Helen LaKelly Hunt--to name just a few--as she delves into the science behind brain health and our unique emotional signatures. She explores the questions that matter the most for our individual and collective growth, and in how we interact with others: How does the way we were raised contribute to our sense of self? How can we better prepare ourselves to deal with big emotions? What do we need from our relationships, and what can we contribute to them? What role do physical activity and creative pursuits play in mental health? How can we let go of what doesn't serve us and nurture what does? Drawing on her own mindfulness and yoga practices, Sophie also offers journaling prompts and other tools that will guide readers as they explore these questions in their own lives. In creating a space for openness, playfulness, and creativity, Sophie inspires us to see that there are more things that bring us together than separate us, allowing us to stand in the light of our true potential.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
100 - 199           100 - 199 West Grey Ayton Branch Shelves Non-fiction 158.1 GRE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) In transit from West Grey Ayton Branch to West Grey Durham Branch since 05/25/2024 33321003249498 1
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Sophie Gregoire Trudeau invites readers on a deeply personal journey toward self-knowledge, acceptance, and empowerment, drawing on the expertise of top psychologists, scientists, and thought leaders. As a passionate advocate for mental health, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau believes that in order to know and accept ourselves fully, we need to understand why we think and feel the way we do, and recognize the experiences, attitudes, and patterns that may be holding us back. And yet, all of us are capable of growth and positive change, if we're willing to stay open and curious throughout our lives. In Closer Together, Sophie shares moments from her own journey: from her childhood, through her struggles with an eating disorder in her teens and early adulthood; from a career as a speaker and television host to de facto "first lady" and mother of three. Above all, Sophie is a warm and empathetic connector, and her book is enriched by exclusive interviews with experts such as Gabor Mate, Liz Plank, Terrence Real, Catherine Price, Harville Hendrix, and Helen LaKelly Hunt--to name just a few--as she delves into the science behind brain health and our unique emotional signatures. She explores the questions that matter the most for our individual and collective growth, and in how we interact with others: How does the way we were raised contribute to our sense of self? How can we better prepare ourselves to deal with big emotions? What do we need from our relationships, and what can we contribute to them? What role do physical activity and creative pursuits play in mental health? How can we let go of what doesn't serve us and nurture what does? Drawing on her own mindfulness and yoga practices, Sophie also offers journaling prompts and other tools that will guide readers as they explore these questions in their own lives. In creating a space for openness, playfulness, and creativity, Sophie inspires us to see that there are more things that bring us together than separate us, allowing us to stand in the light of our true potential.

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