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Bibliotherapy

A Calendar of Wisdom: Tolstoy's Little-Known Collection of Quotes to Nourish the Soul

Lucy Horner | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Lucy Horner

One of Tolstoy's most exciting publications has passed by almost unnoticed.

A Fiction First Aid Kit: 7 Bibliotherapy Techniques to Help You Feel Better With Fiction

Lucy Horner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Books
Lucy Horner

Using books as therapy is accessible to us all, is free with a library card, and even has a name: bibliotherapy. Here are a few ways to apply bibliotherapy to your own life and create your personal fiction first aid kit for challenging feelings and situations.

Bibliotherapy: The 7 Best Break-Up Books

Maddie Crum | Posted 11.21.2013 | Books
Maddie Crum

Setting aside time to curl up in a chair or stretch out on your bed with a good, slow, smart novel is a comfier way to reflect than, say, Zumba class.

Can Reading Cure Depression?

Posted 08.21.2012 | Books

Any avid reader will attest to the emotional high that occurs when reading a book that beautifully describes their exact predicament. This could expla...