Recommended Reading*

*Please note: I have signed on as an affiliate sales person for McNally Robinson which means that if you click on the above link, and decide to purchase the book I’ve recommended, I will receive an affiliate’s fee. I only recommend books I have read and believe to be worth recommending.

 

Addiction

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Matte
Recommended in: “Addiction, Your Best Frenemy?”

Anxiety

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
Recommended in: “When You’re Down”

Children & Education

Guerrilla Learning- How to give your kids a real education with or without school by Grace Llewellyn & Amy Silver
Recommended in: “Quitting School – Part II”

Children & Grief

I Found a Dead Bird – The Kids’ Guide to the Cycle of Life & Death by Jan Thornhill
Recommended in: “Death Education for Children”

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
Recommended in: “Good Grief Work”

Children & Mental Health

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers” by Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Mate
Recommended in: “Too Many Sticks & Carrots”

Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child by Edward M. Hallowell & Peter S. Jensen
Recommended in: “Time to Quit School”

Community Building/ Living

Creating a Life Together – Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities by Diana Leafe Christian & Patch Adams
Recommended in: “Lonely? Let’s Move Closer”

The Little Book of Hygge- The Danish Way to Live Well by Meike Wiking
Recommended in: “What Do Adults Do for Fun?”

Conflict Resolution

Difficult Conversations – How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton & Sheila Heen
Recommended in: We’re Talking Big Changes”

Couples/Intimate Partners

Mating in Captivity – Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel
Recommended in: “Mating in Captivity” 

Depression

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
Recommended in: “When You’re Down” 

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
Recommended in: “When You’re Down”

Grief

The Mourner’s Dance by Katherine Ashenburg
Recommended in: “Good Grief Work”

Happiness

Creating a Life Together – Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities by Diana Leafe Christian & Patch Adams
Recommended in: “Lonely? Let’s Move Closer”

The Little Book of Hygge- The Danish Way to Live Well by Meike Wiking
Recommended in: “What Do Adults Do for Fun?”

 

The Novel Cure- An A-Z of Literary Remedies.” by Ella Berthoud & Susan Eldurkin.
Recommended in: Bibliotherapy, Just for Fun”

Men

Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Year Disguised as a Man by Nora Vincent.
Recommended in: “Men”

Psychiatry, Mental Illness, Diagnosis: 

Saving Normal: An Insider’s Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life by Allen Francis
Recommended in: “Saving Normal”

Values

Simplicity: Notes, Stories and Exercises for Developing Unimaginable Wealth by  Mark A. Burch. 
Recommended in: “The Rat Race Ain’t Made for Humans”

Stepping Lightly, Simplicity for People and the Planet by Mark Burch
Recommended in: “The Rat Race Ain’t Made for Humans”

 

*Please note: I have signed on as an affiliate sales person for McNally Robinson which means that if you click on the above link, and decide to purchase the book I’ve recommended, I will receive an affiliate’s fee. I only recommend books I have read and believe to be worth recommending.

 

 

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