Recommended Reading List

Business:

100 Ways to Motivate Others – by Steve Chandler
Business Is A Contact Sport – by Tom Richardson, Augusto Vidauretta
Diamond Cutter – by Gese Michael Roach
Fierce Conversations – by Susan Scott
Lynchpin – by Seth Godin
QBQ! – by John Miller
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People – by Stephen R. Covey
The Leadership Pipeline – by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel
The One Minute Manager – by Ken Blanchard

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us – by Daniel Pink

The Tipping Point – by Malcolm Gladwell

Lean In – by Sheryl Sandberg

Blue Ocean Shift: – by Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

Triggers – by Marshall Goldsmith

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – by Marshall Goldsmith

Goals: How To Get Everything You Want Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible – by Brian Tracy

 

 

Families:

Adult Children: The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families – by John and Linda Friel
Families: Applications of Social Learning to Family Life – by Gerald Patterson
Going Home Without Going Crazy: How to Get Along With Your Parents & Family (Even When They Push Your Buttons)
Stepwives: Ten Steps to Help Ex-Wives And Step-Mothers End The Struggle And Put The Kids First

 

 

Grief and Loss:

35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child – by Dougy Center Staff (Editor)
After He’s Gone: A Guide for Widows And Divorced Women – by Barbara Tom Jowell, DonnetteSchwisow
After Suicide – by John H. Hewett, Wayne E. Oates
After The Darkest Hour The Sun Will Shine Again: A Parent’s Guide to Coping With The Loss Of A Child – by Elizabeth Mehren
Ambiguous Loss: Learning To Live With Unresolved Grief – by Pauline Boss
Good Grief: A Constructive Approach To The Problem Of Loss – by Granger E. Westberg
The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, And Other Losses – by John W. James, Russell Friedman

Chicken Soup For The Soul – by Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield

When Bad Things Happen To Good People–by Harold S. Kushner

 

Mindfulness:

The Emotional Life of Your Brain -- by Richard J. Davidson, PhD and Sharon Begley

10% Happier - by Dan Harris

Full Catastrophe Living - by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

Wherever You Go There You Are - by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

Coming To Our Senses - by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

The Mindful Path Through Worry And Rumination - by Sameet M. Kumar, Ph.D.

Fully Present: the Science, Art and Practice of Meditation -by Susan Smalley, PhD and Diana Winston

The Power of Now -- by Eckhart Tolle

Parenting:

Backtalk:  4 Steps To Ending Rude Behavior In Your Kids – by Audrey Ricker
Emotional Intelligence:  Why It Can Matter More Than IQ – by Daniel Goleman
How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk – by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Screamfree Parenting:  The Revolutionary Approach To Raising Your Kids By Keeping Your Cool – Edward Runkel
Surviving Your Adolescents: How To Manage – And Let Go of – Your 13-18 Year Olds – by Thomas W. Phelan
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self – by Alice Miller
The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children From Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience – by Martin Seligman

The Miracle Morning For Parents And Families: How To Bring Out The Best In Your Kids And Your Self – by Hal Elrod and Lindsay McCarthy

 

 

Personal Action:

The Four Agreements – by Dan Miguel Ruiz

Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! – by Anthony Robbins
Codependent No More:  How To Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself – by Melody  Beattie
Eat That Frog!:  21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time – by Brian Tracy
Outliers Malcolm Gladwell

Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In – by Groger Fisher and William Ury
Life Strategies:  Doing What Works, Doing What Matters – by Phillip C. McGraw Ph.D

Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance – by Angela Duckworth
Man’s Search For Meaning – by Viktor E. Frankl
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People – by Stephen R. Covey
The Emotionally Abused Woman:  Overcoming Destructive Patterns And Reclaiming Yourself – Beverly Engel
The Journey:  A Practical Guide To Healing Your Life And Setting Yourself Free – by Brandon Bays
The Self-Talk Solution – by Shad Helmstetter

The Alchemist - by Paulo Coelho

Goals!: How To Get Everything You Want – Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible – by Brian Tracy

The High Achiever’s Guide To Happiness – by Vance and Carol Ann Caesar

Start With Why:  How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action – by Simon Sinek

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up – by Mrie Kondo

Emotional Intelligence – by Daniel Goleman

The Highly Sensitive Person - by Elaine N. Aron

 

 

Relationships (Couples):

After The Affair: Healing The Pain And Rebuilding Trust When A Partner Has Been Unfaithful – by Janis A. Spring
Couple Skills: Making Your Relationship Work – by Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning and Kim Paleg
Divorce Busting: A Step-by-Step Approach To Making Your Marriage Loving Again – by Michele Weiner-Davis
Rekindling Desire:  A Step-By-Step Program To Help Low-Sex And No-Sex Marriages – by Barry and Emily McCarthy
The Dance Of Intimacy:  A Woman’s Guide To Courageous Acts Of Change In Key Relationships – by Harriet Lerner
Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce And Building A New Life – by Abigail Trafford

The Gifts Of Imperfection: Let Go Of Who You Think You’re Supposed To Be And Embrace Who You Are – by Brene Brown

The 5 Love Languages – by Gary Chapman

 

 

Relationships (General):

Emotional Blackmail: When The People In Your Life Use Fear, Obligation And Guilt To Manipulate You – by Susan Forward, Ph.D
Networking – The Art Of Making Friends – by Carole Stone
Getting To Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In – by Groger Fisher and William Ury
Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends – by Bruce Fisher
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself From Destructive Thoughts And Emotions – by Christopher GermerPh.D, and Sharon Salzberg

Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets To Success, One Relationship At A Time – by Keith Ferrazzi

Quiet – by Susan Cain

 

 

Spiritual Fulfillment:

How To Practice:  The Way To A Meaningful Life – by Dalai Lama
The Heart Of The Budda’s Teaching – by ThichNhatHanh

The Purpose Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For? – by Rick Warren
The Last Lecture – by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow

Man’s Search For Meaning – by Viktor Frankl

The Power Of Now: A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment – by Eckhart Tolle

The Celestine Prophecy – by James Redfield

The Art Of Happiness – by Dalai Lama XIV

Peace Is Every Breath – by TichNhatHanh

The Happiness Project – by Gretchen Rubin

Braving The Wilderness – by Brene Brown

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