Recommended Readings

(Listed in Alphabetical Order by Author’s Last Name)

Self-Empowerment/Self-Discovery

  • The Highly Sensitive Person, by Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

  • The Passion Test by Janet Attwood

  • Steering by Starlight by Martha Beck

  • The Gifts of Imperfection, I Thought It Was We But it Isn’t by Brene Brown

  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

  • Places that Scare You, When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

  • The Shadow Effect by Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson

  • You are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter, Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza

  • The Power of Intention, Wishes Fulfilled by Wayne Dyer

  • The One by Kathy Freston

  • Creative Visualization, the Path of Transformation, Living in the Light by Shakti Gawain

  • No More Mister Nice Guy by Robert Glover

  • Ask and It is Given, Money and the Law of Attraction by Esther and Jerry Hicks

  • Whatever Arises Love That by Matt Kahn

  • Loving What Is, the End of Suffering, I Need Your Love—Is that True, A Thousand Names for Joy by Byron Katie

  • The Intuitive Way by Penney Peirce

  • The Untethered Soul: A Guide to Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer

  • Radical Forgiveness, Radical Manifestation by Colin Tipping

  • The Power of Now, Stillness Speaks, A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

Inspiration

  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

  • Beliefworks: The Art of Living Your Dreams by Ray Dodd

  • The Invitation, The Dance, The Call, What We Ache For by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

  • The Four Agreements, Mastery of Love, Beyond Fear, The Voice of Knowledge by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Healing

  • Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach, Ph.D.

  • Neurofeedback and the Treatment of Developmental Trauma by Sebern Fisher

  • Finding Life Beyond Trauma by Victoria Follette and Jacqueline Pistorello

  • The Gifts of Imperfection, The Secret of the Shadow, The Right Questions, Spiritual Divorce, Why Good People Do Bad Things by Debbie Ford

  • Women, Food and God, When Food is Love by Ganeen Roth

  • Radical Forgiveness, Radical Manifestation by Colin Tipping

  • The Body Keeps Score by Bessel van der Kolk

  • One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, In the Meantime, Yesterday I Cried, Until Today, Peace from Broken Pieces by Iyanla Vanzant

Relationships

  • The Highly Sensitive Person in Love by Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

  • Real Love by Greg Bauer

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

  • Getting the Love You Want, Receiving Love by Harville Hendrix

  • If the Buddha Got Stuck, If the Buddha Dated, If the Buddha Married by Charlotte Kasl

  • Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum

  • It’s Not Just Who You Know by Tommy Spaulding

  • Wired for Love by Stan Takin

Spirituality

  • Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander

  • How to Meditate by Pema Chodron

  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

  • Soul Shifts by Barbara deAngelis

  • The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield

  • The Seeker’s Guide: Making Your Life a Spiritual Adventure by Elizabeth Lesser

  • Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani

  • The Anatomy of Spirit, Sacred Contracts, Invisible Acts of Power, Self-Esteem by Carolyn Myss

  • The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo

  • Positive Energy, The Empath’s Survival Guide, Emotional Freedom by Judith Orloff, M.D.

  • The Ten Commitments by M.D. Simon

  • A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of a Course of Miracles, The Gift of Change, The Age of Miracles by Marianne Williamson

Links for Inspiration

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