booklist

 

I often get asked about what I am reading or what books I would recommend, in regards to self-discovery, personal growth and awareness. The following is a list of books in my personal collection that I have found helpful. This list will be updated periodically.


Empowerment

  • "Love Warrior" by Glennon Doyle Melton **

  • “Who Says You Can’t, You Do” by Daniel Chidiac

  • "Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself" by Kristin Neff

  • “The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

  • “Happier” by Tal Ben-Shahar

  • “Heart Talk” by Cleo Wade

  • "Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown

  • “Year of Yes” by Shonda Rhimes

  • "Rising Strong" by Brené Brown

  • "I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn't)" by Brené Brown

  • "Eat Pray Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert

  • "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear" by Elizabeth Gilbert

  • "Presence" by Amy Cuddy

  • "The Happiness Project" by Gretchen Rubin

  • "You Are a Badass" by Jen Sicero

  • "Braving the Wilderness" by Brené Brown

  • "Option B" by Adam Grant & Sheryl Sandberg

  • “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Victor Frankl

  • “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson

  • “Choose Wonder Over Worry” by Amber Rae


Body Image

  • "Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder" by Fugen Neziroglu, Sony Khemlani-Patel, and Melanie T. Santos

  • “Body Positive Power” by Megan Jayne Crabbe

  • “Body Kindness” by Rebecca Scritchfield

  • "I Am That Girl" by Alexis Jones

  • "Mirror Mirror Off The Wall" by Kjerstin Gruys

  • “Health at Every Size” by Linda Bacon

  • "Dr. Deah's Calmanac" by Dr. Deah Schwartz

  • "It Was Me All Along: A Memoir" by Andie Mitchell **

  • “Body Respect” by Linda Bacon


Eating Disorders

  • "Life Without ED" by Jenni Schaefer

  • "Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders" by Dr. Christopher Fairburn

  • "Overcoming Binge Eating" by Dr. Christopher Fairburn

  • "Wasted" by Marya Hornbacher **

  • "Unbearable Lightness" by Portia de Rossi **


Mindfulness

  • "Waking Up" by Sam Harris

  • “Calm” by Michael Acton Smith

  • "10% Happier" by Dan Harris

  • "The Happiness Trap" by Russ Harris

  • "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • "Comfortable With Uncertainty" by Pema Chödrön

  • "The Wisdom of Sundays" by Oprah Winfrey

  • “A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle

  • “The Path Made Clear” by Oprah Winfrey

  • “How to Breathe” by Ashley Neese


Trauma

  • “The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel Van Der Kolk **

  • “The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog” by Bruce D. Perry **

  • “The Body Remembers” by Babette Rothschild **

  • “Healing Trauma” by Peter A. Levine **


**May contain sensitive or triggering information**