Coupling & Relationships

  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Susan Johnson
  • The 5 Languages of Love, by Gary Chapman
  • Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity, 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.
  • ​​Grounded Spirituality, by Jeff Brown, 2019; heart & spiritual and emotional bypassing



  • ​The Ascent of Humanity - Civilization and the Human Sense of Self, by Charles Eisenstein; Gift Economy



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​Books about and for Women. And Men, too!


  • 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
  • Desire, by Saida Desilets, 2018, ISBN 978-1628655322; [short]
  • Womb Awakening: Initiatory Wisdom from the Creatrix of All Life, by Azra Bertrand, ISBN 978-1-59143-279-1
  • Extended Massive Orgasm: How You Can Give and Receive Intense Sexual Pleasure, by Steve Bodansky  and Vera Bodansky, 2000, ISBN 0091857430
  • Wild Mercy: Living the Fierce and Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics, by Mirabai Starr, 2019, ISBN 1683641566
  • Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body, by Tami Lynn Kent, 2011, ISBN 1582702845
  • The Wild Woman's Way: Unlock Your Full Potential for Pleasure, Power, and Fulfillment, by Michaela Boehm , 2018, ISBN 1501179888
  • Woman – An Intimate Geography, by Natalie Angier, 1999, ISBN 0385498411
  • Vagina: A New Biography, by Naomi Wolf, 2013, ISBN 1844086895
  • The Wise Wound, by Penelope Shuttle & Peter Redgrove, 1999, ISBN 9780714534053


  • Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, 1996, ISBN 978-0345409874; [archetypes]
  • Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being, by Christiane Northrup, 2016, ISBN 1401945953; [covers many topics]
  • The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of the Sacred in Women, by Sherry Ruth Anderson, 1992, ISBN 0553352660​
  • 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​
  • Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding, by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, ISBN 978-0674060326
  • Woman as Healer, by by Jeanne Achterberg, 1991, ISBN 0877736162
  • The Circle of Nine: An Archetypal Journey To Awaken The Divine Feminine Within, by Cherry Gilchrist, 2018, ISBN 1578636329


  • The Yoni: Sacred Symbol of Female Creative Power, by Rufus C. Camphausen, 1996, ISBN 0892815620; [pictorial]
  • Return of the Great Goddess, by Burleigh Muten, 1994, ISBN 1556706081
  • The Shambhala Anthology of Women’s Spiritual Poetry, by Aliki Barnstone, ISBN 1570629757


  • ​Urgent Message from Mother – Gather the Women, Save the World, by Jean Shinoda Bolen, ISBN 1573243531
  • The Moon Under Her Feet – the Story of Mari Magdalene in the Service of the Great Mother, by Clysta Kinstler, 1989, ISBN 978-0062504975; fiction
  • Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga, by Sally Kempton, 2013, ISBN 1604079444​
  • A Mind of Its Own – a Cultural History of the Penis, by David M. Friedman, 2001, ISBN 0142002593

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!
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again -- even more 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, Movies & Music

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