"Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own."
William Hazlitt, writer
Listed are a variety of books that may be helpful for you on your healing journey. May you find comfort and support from the chosen authors. From time to time I may add new suggestions so keep checking back to see what's new.
The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D
Non-pathologizing and validating. Good for those who are sensitive and for those who would like to know more about the experience of being a sensitive person in today's culture. Helpful for parents who have a sensitive child.
Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom by Angeles Arrien
Explores the beauty of life in the Golden years using stories to inspire, and they do!
Centering: In Pottery, Poetry and the Person by Mary Caroline Richards
Wonderfully written. Explores the notion of being present, grounded and accepting of what is.
A Return to Love: Relfections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles by Marianne Williamson
Oriented towards a Christian perspective of God while focusing on the notion of Love.
Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom by Rick Hanson, Ph.D and Richard Mendius, MD
Great for someone who is interested in the physiological effects of thoughts and feelings. Offers easy helpful exercises.
Full Body Presence: Explorations, Connections, and More to Experience Present Moment Awareness by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana
Offers a meditation CD in Suzanne's soothing voice which is very calming and grounding.
The Artist's Way. A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron
Helps you tap into your creativity. Provides structured yet fun exercises including daily writing.