Coupling & Relationships

  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Susan Johnson, Ph.D.
  • The 5 Languages of Love, by Gary Chapman
  • Not Just Friends: Protecting Your Relationship from Infidelity & Heal the Trauma of Betrayal, by Shirley Glass​
  • Deeper Dating: How to Drop the Games of Seduction & Discover the Power of Intimacy, by Ken Page


Healing & Families

  • Healing the Shame that Binds You, by John Bradshaw
  • Cinder Edna, by Ellen Jackson (children's book)
  • Maxing Out: Why Women Sabotage Their Financial Security, by Colette Dowling


Transitioning

  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People, by Harold Kushner
  • Nothing is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life, by Christopher Reeve
  • Grace & Grit: Spirituality & Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber, by Ken Wilber
  • How to Survive the Loss of a Love, by Melba Colgrove


Creating & Thinking Outside the Box

  • The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional & Personal Life, by Benjamin Zander
  • The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron
  • 5 Minds for the Future, by Howard Gardner
  • Integral Life Practice, by Ken Wilber​
  • The Book, by Alan Watts


Emotions, Meditation & Mindfulness


  • Focusing, by Eugene Gendlin
  • Social Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman
  • Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
  • The Feeling Buddha, by David Brazier
  • 10 Mindful Minutes, by Goldie Hawn & Daniel Siegel, M.D.

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Books, Movies & Music

Movies

  • Inside Out -- fun must-see research-based movie for adults and children
  • Pay It Forward -- a young boy attempts to change the world
  • The Visitor -- music and grace, pure grace
  • August Rush -- a boy hears the music and follows his dream
  • Mamma Mia! -- cut loose & have some fun!
  • Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- change can happen, sometimes when you least expect it
  • Groundhog Day -- second chances -- just watch it, again
  • Tomorrowland -- yes, we can!


Music for the Soul

  • James Booker
  • ​Michael Franti
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Leonard Cohen

Books for Women (and Men too!)


  • Pussy: A Reclamation, by Regena Thomashauer, 2018, ISBN 1401950264
  • Extended Massive Orgasm: How You Can Give and Receive Intense Sexual Pleasure, by Steve Bodansky  and Vera Bodansky, 2000, ISBN 0091857430
  • Feminine Genius: The Provocative Path to Waking Up and Turning On the Wisdom of Being a Woman, by LiYana Silver, 2017, ISBN 9781622038299
  • Reveal: a Sacred Manual for Getting Spiritually Naked, by Meggan Watterson, 2013, ISBN 1401938205
  • Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body, by Tami Lynn Kent, 2011, ISBN 1582702845
  • Desire, by Saida Desilets, 2018, ISBN 978-1-62865-532-2
  • Mama Gena's Owner's and Operator's Guide to Men, by Regena Thomashauer, 2004, ISBN 0743249127

  • Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, 1996, ISBN 978-0345409874
  • Vagina: A New Biography, by Naomi Wolf, 2013, ISBN 1844086895
  • Woman – An Intimate Geography, by Natalie Angier, 1999, ISBN 0385498411
  • Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being, by Christiane Northrup, 2016, ISBN 1401945953
  • Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga, by Sally Kempton, 2013, ISBN 1604079444
  • Heart Sense: Unlocking Your Highest Purpose and Deepest Desires, by Paula M. Reeves, 2003, ISBN 9781573248198

  • The Yoni: Sacred Symbol of Female Creative Power, by Rufus C. Camphausen, 1996, ISBN 0892815620
  • When God Was a Woman, by Merlin Stone, 1978, ISBN 015696158X
  • Who Cooked the Last Super? The Women’s History of the World, by Rosalind Miles, 1988, 2001, ISBN 0609806955​

  • A Mind of Its Own - a Cultural History of the Penis, by David M. Friedman, 2001, ISBN 0142002593

     

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