Recommended Readings

Spirituality

  • A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
  • My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge and Belonging by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
  • The Sage’s Tao Te Ching: Andcient Advice for the Second Half of Life by William Martin
  • Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust – Immaculee Ilibagiza
  • Gratefulness, The Heart of Prayer – Brother David Steidl-Rast
  • The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
  • As A Man Thinketh – James Allen
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor E. Frankl
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – Deepak Chopra, M.D.
  • Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom – John O’Donohue
  • Loneliness is for Loving – Robert E. Lauder
  • Prosperity Secrets of the Ages – Catherine Ponder
  • Fire in the Soul – Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
  • Stillness Speaks – Eckhart Tolle
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People – Harold Kushner
  • The Seat of the Soul – Gary Zukav
  • The Song of the Bird (or other titles by)- Anthony DeMello
  • Take Your Time: Finding Balance in a Hurried World – Eknath Easwaran
  • Peace is Every Step (or other titles by)- Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Road Less Traveled – M. Scott Peck, M.D.
  • The Prayer of Jabez – Bruce Wilkinson
  • When the Heart Waits (or other titles by)- Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Spirituality of Imperfection – Ernest Kurtz & Katherine Ketchum
  • The Way of the Heart (or other titles by) – Henri Nouwen
  • Circle of Stones: Woman’s Journey to Herself – Judith Duerk
  • A Woman’s Worth (or other titles by) – Marianne Williamson
  • After 50: Spiritually Embracing Your Own Wisdom Years – Robert Wicks
  • Turning Toward the Mystery (or other titles by) – Stephen Levine
  • Everything Belongs (or other titles by) – Richard Rohr
  • Pocketful of Miracles: Prayers, Meditations, and Affirmations to Nurture Your Spirit Every Day of the Year – Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
  • The Way to Love: The Last Meditations of Anthony de Mello
  • An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-43
  • The Path to Love: Renewing the Power of the Spirit in Your Life – Deepak Chopra
  • Letters to a Young Poet – Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope – Joan D. Chittister
  • Inspiration (and other titles by) Wayne Dyer
  • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Personal Growth

  • Life Is an Opportunity To Joyfully Celebrate – Becky Mulkern, ND  
  • The Book of Secrets – Deepak Chopra
  • The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz                                                  
  • Grow Rich With Peace of Mind – Napoleon Hill                                        
  • The Energy of Money – Maria Nemeth. PhD                                              
  • Defy Aging: Develop the Mental and Emotional Vitality to Live Longer, Healthier and Happier Than You Ever Imagined – Michael Brickley, Ph.D.                                                                                                  
  • Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming The Life You Were Meant to Live – Martha Nibley Beck           
  • Relax, You’re Already Perfect – Bruce D. Schneider, Ph.D.    
  • Happiness is an Inside Job – John Powell, S.J.                                      
  • Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting – Lynn Grabhorn                                  
  • Lists to Live By – Compiled by Alice Gray, Steve Stephens, John Van Diest  
  • Called by Name: Discovering Your Unique Purpose in Life – Robert J. Furey    
  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway – Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.      
  • Codependent No More (or other titles by) – Melody BeattieHawkins, M.D., Ph.D.      
  • Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy (or other titles by) – Sarah Ban Breathnach  
  • The Road Less Traveled – M. Scott Peck                                                      
  • The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity – Julia Cameron    
  • Anatomy of the Spirit (or other titles by) – Carolyn Myss                     
  • The Dark Side of the Light Chasers – Debbie Ford                                   
  • The Dance of Anger (or other titles by) – Harriet Goldhor Lerner, Ph.D.        
  • Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older – Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller    
  • Healing Through The Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear and Despair– Miriam Greenspan  
  • The Impossible Will Take a Little While – edited by Paul Roget Loeb

Mind/Body Medicine

  • Your Body Doesn’t Lie – John Diamond, M.D.
  • The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain –
  • John Sarno M.D.
  • Ageless Body, Timeless Mind Deepak Chopra M.D.
  • Healing and the Mind – Bill Moyers
  • Molecules of Emotion: The Science of Mind-Body Medicine – Candace Pert
  • Peace of Mind, The Creative Power of Imagery – Ian Gawler
  • As a Man Thinketh – James Allen
  • Reiki:  Energy Medicine – Libby Barnett and Susan Davidson
  • The Body Electric – Robert O. Becker, M.D. and Gary Selden
  • Timeless Healing:  The Power and Biology of Belief (or other titles by) – Herbert Benson, M.D.
  • Minding the Body, Mending the Mind (or other titles by) – Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
  • Light Emerging: The Journey of Personal Healing – Barbara Brennan
  • Defy Aging:  Develop the Mental and Emotional Vitality to Live Longer, Healthier and Happier Than You Ever Imagined  – Michael Brickley, Ph.D.
  • Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine (or other titles by) – Deepak Chopra, M.D.
  • Ageless Body, Timeless Mind – Deepak Chopra, M.D.
  • Anatomy of an Illness (or other titles by) – Norman Cousins
  • Energy Medicine – Donna Eden
  • Peace of Mind: How you can Learn to Meditate and Use the Power of Your Mind (or other titles by) – Dr. Ian Gawler
  • Vibrational Medicine – Richard Gerber, M.D.
  • Mind/Body Medicine:  How to Use Your Mind for Better Health – D. Goleman and Joel Gurin
  • Power vs Force – David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.
  • You Can Heal Your Life – Louise Hays
  • Full Catastrophe Living:  Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness (or other titles by) – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Healer Within – Steven Locke
  • Love, Medicine and Miracles – Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.

Joy: Celebrating Life

  • Living with Joy: Keys to Personal Power and Spiritual
  • Serious Laughter – Yvonne Francine Conte
  • Finding Joy: 75 Ways to Free Your Spirit and Dance with Life – Charlotte Davis Kasl, PhD
  • Attitudes of Gratitude: How to Give and Receive Joy Every Day of Your Life – M.J. Ryan
  • The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People – David Niven, PhD
  • Esoteric Anthropology – T.L. Nichols, 1853
  • Out of the Blue: Delight Comes into Our Lives – Mark Victor Hansen and Barbara Nichols
  • Authentic Happiness – Marin E. Seligman, Ph.D.

Holistic Health

  • Your Body’s Many Cries for Water – F. Batmanghelidj M.D.
  • You Can Heal Your Life (or other titles by) – Louise Hays
  • Anatomy of an Illness – Norman Cousins
  • The Next Trillion – Paul Zane Pilzer
  • The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health – Robert Young, Ph.D
  • Reverse Aging – Sang Whang
  • The Healer Within – Roger Jahnke, Doctor of Oriental Medicine
  • Spontaneous Healing – Andrew Weil, M.D.
  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause – John R. Lee, M.D.
  • The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing During the Change – Christiane Northrup
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom – Christiane Northrup
  • The Creation of Health: The Emotional, Psychological, and Spiritual Responses That Promote Health and Healing – C. Norman Shealy, M.D., PhD and Carolyn Myss, PhD
  • Alkalize or Die – Theodore A. Baroody
  • Drugs & Natural Alternatives – Clell M. Fowles, Pharmacist
  • New Choices in Natural Healing – Prevention Magazine
  • Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can – Carolyn Myss, PhD
  • Love, Medicine and Miracles – Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
  • Healing Myths, Healing Magic – Donald M. Epstein
  • Vitality Challenge – Dr. Art Ulene
  • The Anatomy of Hope:  How People Prevail in the Face of Illness – Jerome Groopman, M.D.
  • You Can Conquer Cancer – Ian Gawler
  • Unexpected Recoveries:  Seven Steps to Healing Body, Mind and Soul When Serious Illness Strikes  by Tom Monte

Energy Medicine

  • Energy Medicine – Donna Eden
  • The Pain Relief Breakthrough – Julian Whitaker M.D.
  • Your Body Doesn’t Lie – John Diamond, M.D.
  • Prana: The Secret of Yogic Healing – Atreya
  • Vibrational Medicine – Richard Gerber, M.D.
  • Reiki: Energy Medicine – Libby Barnett & Susan Davidson
  • The Body Electric – Robert O. Becker, M.D. & Gary Selden
  • Light Emerging: The Journey of Personal Healing – Barbara Ann Brennan
  • The Magnetic Effect -Albert Roy Davis & Walter C. Rawls, Jr.
  • Power vs Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior – David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.