Resources

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

-Aristotle

Recommended Reading

Depression and Anxiety

  • I Don’t Want to Talk About It, Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression, by Terrance Real
  • An Unquiet Mind, by Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Feeling Good–The New Mood Therapy, by David D. Burns, M.D.
  • The Feeling Good Handbook, by David D. Burns, M.D.
  • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne, Ph. D.
  • Soul Without Shame: A Guide to Liberating Yourself From the Judge Within, by Byron Brown
  • Learn to Relax, by Mike George
  • Healing The Shame That Binds You, by John Bradshaw
  • The Chemistry of Calm, by Henry Emmons
  • The Chemistry of Joy, by Henry Emmons

Eating Disorders

  • Eating in the Light of the Moon, by Anita Johnston, Ph.D.
  • Life Without Ed, by Jenni Schaefer
  • Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, by Jenni Schaefer
  • Reviving Ophelia, Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, by Mary Pipher
  • When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder, by Abigail Natenshon
  • Eating With Your Anorexic, by Laura Collins
  • Breaking Free from Emotional Eating, by Geneen Roth
  • Feeding the Hungry Heart, by Geneen Roth
  • Help your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, by James Locke and Daniel Le Grange
  • 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder, by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb

Personal Growth

  • In the Meantime, by Iyanla Vanzant
  • The Truth Will Set You Free, by Alice Miller
  • How Full is Your Bucket?, by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D.
  • The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Way of The Peaceful Warrior, by Dan Millman
  • The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain
  • The Gift of Imperfections, by Brene Brown
  • You Can Heal Your Life, by Louise Hay
  • The Dark Side of The Light Chasers, by Debbie Ford
  • Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert

Life Transitions

  • Who Moved My Cheese?, by Spencer Johnson, M.D.
  • Transitions, by William Bridges
  • The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make The Most of It, by Meg Jay
  • Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • When Things Fall Apart; Heartfelt Advice for Difficult Times, by Pema Chodron

Relationships

  • The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide To Strengthening Your Marriage, Family and Friendships, by John M. Gottman, Ph.D.
  • Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last, by John M. Gottman, Ph.D.
  • Getting The Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix
  • The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman
  • The Mastery of Love, by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Intimate Connections, by David D. Burns, M.D.
  • The Journey from Abandonment to Healing: Turning the End of a Relationship into the Beginning of a New Life, by Susan Anderson
  • Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie