Suggested Reading List

Books are a great source for understanding ourselves and others, while inspiring us to grow. The books we recommend are biased towards releasing self-judgments, learning new thought patterns, and most importantly, taking new and different actions.


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff.. and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking over Your Life by Richard Carlson

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Juventud En Extasis by Carlos C. Sanchez

Love Is Letting Go of Fear by Gerald G. Jampolsky

Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger, Christine A. Padesky.

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Enlightened Gardener by Sydney Banks.

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers


In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want by Iyanla Vanzant

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Mordechai Gottman, Nan Silver

Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change by Robin Norwood

The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick J. Carnes

Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends (3rd Edition) by Bruce Fisher

The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship: A Toltec Wisdom Book by Miguel Ruiz, Don Miguel Ruiz

Depression and Anxiety

The Depression Workbook 2 Ed: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression by M. A. Copeland

Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn't Teach You and Medication Can't Give You by Richard O'Connor, Richard O'Conner

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D.

You Can Feel Good Again: Common-Sense Therapy for Releasing Depression and Changing Your Life by Richard Carlson

Anxiety, Phobias, and Panic: A Step-by-Step Program for Regaining Control of Your Life by Reneau Z. Peurifoy

Diagonally-Parked in a Parallel Universe: Working Through Social Anxiety by Signe A. Dayhoff.

The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Anti-depression Diet and Brain Program by Andrew L. Stoll MD, Andrew L. Stoll

Anxiety and Panic Attacks: Their Cause and Cure: The Five-Point Life-Plus Program for Conquering Fear by Robert Handly


You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay

Dialogue on Awakening by Tom Carpenter

There's a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem by Wayne W. Dyer

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Caroline Myss

Conversations with God : An Uncommon Dialogue (Book 1) by Neale Donald Walsch

Stake Your Claim: Exploring the Gold Mine Within by Emmet Fox

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron

Total Forgiveness: When Everything In You Wants to Hold a Grudge, Point a Finger and Remember the Pain, God Wants You to Lay it All Aside by R. T. Kendall


The Addiction Workbook by Patrick Fanning, John T. O'Neill

Love First: A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (A Hazelden Guidebook) by Jeff Jay, Debra Erickson Jay

Addiction and Grace by Gerald G. May

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick J. Carnes

Seven Weeks to Sobriety by Joan Mathews Larson, Joan Mathews-Larson

The Addictions Treatment Planner, 2nd Edition by Robert R. Perkinson, Arthur E., Jr. Jongsma

In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes

Why Can't I Stop Eating?: Recognizing, Understanding, and Overcoming Food Addiction by Debbie Danowski, Pedro Lazaro, Md.


Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Book of Days: 365 Inspirations to Enrich Your Relationships by John Gray.

Living a Life That Matters by Harold S. Kushner

How to Practice : The Way to a Meaningful Life by His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Culter, M.D.

Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? by John Powell

Meditations for Living in Balance: Daily Solutions for People Who Do Too Much by Anne Wilson Schaef, Ph.D.

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things by Robert Fulghum

When God Winks : How the Power of Coincidence Guides Your Life by Squire D. Rushnell

The Dance: Moving to the Rhythms of Your True Self by Oriah Mountain Dreamer


The Grief Recovery Handbook : The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death Divorce, and Other Losses by John W. James, Russell Friedman

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

When Friendship Hurts: How to Deal With Friends Who Betray, Abandon, or Wound You by Jan Yager

More Than Moody: Recognizing and Treating Adolescent Depression by Harold S. Koplewicz

What Dying People Want: Practical Wisdom for the End of Life by David Kuhl, MD

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey

Stop Walking on Eggshells; Coping When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Paul T. Mason

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn



Power Thought Cards by Louise L. Hay

The Relax Deck: 50 Meditations by Chronicle Books

Zen Cards by Daniel Levin

The Four Agreement Cards by Don Miguel Ruiz

Inner Peace Cards by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Self-Care Cards by Cheryl Richardson

The Power of Now: 52 Inspiration Cards by Eckhart Tolle

Yoga Cards: Create Your Own Yoga Program/Cards by Loretta McArthur, Tim Clark (Contributor).

Mars Venus Cards by John Gray

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