Recommended Reading


  • Women Who Run with the Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estés
  • The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, Christiane Northrup

Domestic Violence/Emotional Abuse

  • Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, Lundy Bancroft


  • Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, Gabor Maté


  • The Mindful Way Through Depression, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Zen Path Through Depression, Philip Martin
  • Sacred Sorrows; Embracing and Transforming Depression, Edited by John Nelson and Andrea Nelson

Nurturing Creativity

  • The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron


  • Hold Me Tight, Sue Johnson
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, John Gottman
  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, Harville Hendrix


  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers, Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Maté
  • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, Mary Pipher


  • Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning


  • Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness, and Making Miracles, Marianne Williamson
  • A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles”, Marianne Williamson
  • The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Second Innocence, Rediscovering Joy and Wonder, John Izzo
  • Passionate Presence: Experiencing the Seven Qualities of Awakened Awareness, Catherine Ingram
  • Grace Unfolding, Ron Kurtz
  • Living, Loving and Learning, Leo Buscaglia
  • Taming Your Gremlin, Rick Carson
  • When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress, Gabor Mate


  • Kundalini Yoga for the West; A Foundation for Character Building, Courage and Awareness, Swami Sivananda Radha
  • The Secret Power of Yoga, Nischala Joy Devi
  • The Healing Path of Yoga; Alleviate Stress, Open you Heart, and Enrich your Life. Nischala Joy Devi
  • Yoga for Wellness, Gary Kraftsow