READINGS

Books I turn to over and over again.

FULL CATASTROPHE LIVING

Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness  by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

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ABOUT FULL CATASTROPHE LIVING (REVISED EDITION)

The landmark work on mindfulness, meditation, and healing, now revised and updated after twenty-five years
 
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine  our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work—which gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychology—shows you how to use medically proven mind-body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress, establish greater balance of body and mind, and stimulate well-being and healing."

COME AS YOU ARE

The Surprising New Science that Will
Transform your Sex Life By Emily Nagoski,

“This is the best book I have ever read about sexual desire and why some couples just stop having sex, and what they can do about it. … It is a must read!”
— John Gottman, Ph.D., author of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
Bonus, this book has an accompanying workbook to really dive in and apply the reading!

YOU ARE HERE

Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

"This book offers a range of simple, effective practices for cultivating mindfulness, including awareness of breathing and walking, deep listening, and skilful speech. You Are Here also offers guidance on healing emotional pain and manifesting real love and compassion in our relationships with others."
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MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEBODY

A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed is a book by Lori Gottlieb,

"A disarmingly funny, thought-provoking, and boldly revealing new book that shows us what it means to be human."