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Recommended Reading

Couples/Intimate Relationships

Relationship Rescue, Phillip C. Mc Graw, Ph.D. (Dr. Phil, and no I’m not joking it’s good.)

The 7 Principles For Making Marriage Work, John M. Gottman, PH. D.

Getting The Love You Want, A Guide for Couples or Keep The Love You Find, Guide For Singles,
both by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Love and Awakening, Discovering the Sacred Path of Intimate Relationship, by John Welwood


Destructive Emotions, How Can We Overcome Them?, H.H. The Dali Lama & Daniel Goleman

Deadly Emotions, Understanding The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection That Can Heal or Destroy You, Colbert, M.D.

Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman

Emotional Alchemy, How The Mind Can Heal the Heart, Tara Bennett-Goleman

Molecules of Emotion, The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace B. Pert, Ph.D.


Loving Kindness, The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

Forgive For Good, A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness by Dr. Fred Luskin director and co-founder of the Stanford University Forgiveness Project

Radical Forgiveness, Making Room for The Miracle by Colin C. Tipping


I think that the children who are here now are very special and there need to be new parenting books written to address these special souls so this list has been really edited down from what it was before

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, The Heart of Parenting, John M. Gottman, PH. D.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, How to Listen So Kids Will Talk, Faber & Mazlish.

Oneness, Rasha (there is a section that addresses today's special children)

Indigo Children, by Ellen and Wayne Dosick

Reviving Ophelia, Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, By Mary Pipher, Ph.D. ISBN#-0-345-39282-5 (what it’s like to be a teen now, what to know and be concerned about)

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?, A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, By Anthony E. Wolf, Ph. D. (good explanations of your teen’s developmental behavior, male and female)

The Enneagram (pronounced "ANY-a-gram")

A geometric figure that maps out the nine fundamental personality types of human nature and their complex interrelationships.

Discovering Your Personality Type : The Essential Introduction to the Enneagram, Revised and Expanded by Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson (This contains the 144 question test for the Enneagram, also available online)

The Wisdom of the Enneagram : The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types, by Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson

The Spiritual Dimension of the Enneagram, Nine Faces of the Soul by Sandra Maitri ***Dr. A's Favorite

The Enneagram of Liberation from Fixation to Freedom, Eli Jaxon-Bear (Eli teaches an awesome workshop with his wife Gangaji on the Enneagram called uncovering self-betrayal

Finances & Abundance

Rich Dad Poor Dad, by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Smart Women Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Achieving Financial Security and Funding Your Dreams (Revised Edition)

Automatic Millionaire, Debt free for life, by DAVID BACH (Bach has several other books/workbooks)

The Law of Attraction, Abraham Hicks

Manifest Your Destiny or The Power of Intention by Wayne Dyer

Health, Healing, Detox

How to quit without feeling S**T - Holsord, Miller & Braly

The Healing Code - Alexander Loid

Rainbow Nutrition/Cure for Diabetes, but really any books by Gabriel Cousens, MD

The Journey, by Brandon Bays

Quantum Healing, Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine by Deepak Chopra, M.D.

Detox or Die, Sherry Rogers

The Ultra Mind Solution, Mark Hyman

The Mood Cure, Julia Ross

Clean, Dr. Junger

Books by Daniel Amen on Brain Health

Total Renewal & Spent, by Frank Lipman

The Healing Power of The Mind, Simple Meditation Exercises for Health, Well-Being, and Enlightenment By Tulku Thondup

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay

Getting Well Again and The Healing Journey, both books by O. Carl Simonton, M.D.

Anatomy of The Spirit, The Seven Stages of Power and Healing, by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.

Why People Don't Heal and How They Can, by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.

The Autoimmune Epidemic, Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Adrenal Fatigue, J. Wilson

Meditation, Fiction, Self Help, Personal & Spiritual Development Books

The Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren

Oneness, Rasha

Second Sight, Judith Orloff

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Soygal Rinpoche

Where Ever You Go, You Are There, by Jon Kabat-Zin

The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz

The Everything Totec Wisdom, Alan Hardman

The Seat of The Soul by Gary Zukav

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle

Anything by The Dali Lama

Love without conditions, reflections of christmind, Paul Ferrini

The Silence of the Heart, Paul Ferrini - All of Paul's books are beautiful)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (Shambhala Classics) by Pema Chodron

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times (Shambhala Classics) by Pema Chodron

Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living (Shambhala Classics) by Pema Chodron

The Wisdom of No Escape: And the Path of Loving-Kindness (Shambhala Classics) by Pema Chodron

Living on Purpose: Straight Answers to Universal Questions by Dan Millman

Way of the Peaceful Warrior, 20th Anniversary Edition: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman

Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior (Peaceful Warrior) by Dan Millman

Wisdom of The Ages, Wayne Dyer

Illuminata, Thoughts, Prayers, Rites of Passage, and/or A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

A Course in Miracles by Foundation of Inner Peace

Going Home, Jesus and Buddha as Brothers, or anything by Thich Nhat Hanh

Loving What Is, Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie

I Need Your Love. Is That True? Seeking Love and approval, by Byron Katie

Travels (nonfiction auto biography fun stories) by Michael Crichton

The Travelers Gift, Andy