recommended reading & listening

FOR healing & RECOVERY

 

western philosophy

Peeling the Onion from Codependents Anonymous

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson

The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships by Randy J. Paterson

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bournes

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

The MindBody Code: How to Change the Beliefs that Limit Your Health, Longevity, and Success by Dr. Mario Martinez

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders by John E. Sarno, M.D.

Power versus Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Eastern Philosophy

The Chakra Bible: The Definitive Guide to Working with Chakras by Patricia Mercier

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Chakras: Your Definitive Source of Energy Center Knowledge for Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Evolution by Cyndi Dale

Eastern Body Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith

Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire by Lama Yeshe

Powerful and Feminine: How to Increase Your Magnetic Presence & Attract the Attention You Want by Rachael Jane Groover

The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

FOR Inspiration

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia  by Elizabeth Gilbert

Dear Sugars podcast hosted by Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond

The Lively Show podcast hosted by Jess Lively

Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday podcast hosted by Oprah Winfrey

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West

Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic by Ester Perel

Writing my Wrongs by Shaka Senghor

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson

The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel