Recommended Reading:

Self Esteem/Self Confidence

The Self Esteem Workbook by Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D.

Self Compassion by Kristin Neff, Ph.D.


The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Stephen Hayes, Ph.D and Spencer Smith

Self Growth

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

On Being Human by Jennifer Pastiloff

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown, Ph.D. LMSW

Trauma Recovery

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman, M.D.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Body Image/Eating Disorders

The Body Image Workbook by Thomas F. Cash, Ph.D.

Hunger by Roxane Gay


Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in Brokenhearted World by Pema Chodron

Grief and Loss

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief by David Kessler

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD and David Kessler


Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find and Keep Love by Amir Levine, Ph.D. and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA

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