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A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters
In this landmark book, the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful approaches research has yet to offer.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits.
Body Kindness: Transform Your Health from the Inside Out--And Never Say Diet Again
This practical, inspirational, and visually lively book shows you the way to a sense of well-being attained by understanding how to love, connect, and care for yourself--and that includes your mind as well as your body.
Body of Truth
How did we get to this place where the worst insult you can hurl at someone is "fat"? Where women and girls (and increasingly men and boys) will diet, purge, overeat, undereat, and berate themselves and others, all in the name of being thin?
Broken (in the Best Possible Way)
In Broken, Jenny brings readers along on her mental and physical health journey, offering heartbreaking and hilarious anecdotes along the way.
Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
An essential exploration of why and how women's sexuality works--based on groundbreaking research and brain science--that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.
Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Strengthen and deepen your love with a fun, ingenious program of eight life-changing conversations--on essential topics such as money, sex, and trust.
Or pretty much any book by the Gottmans!
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things
In Furiously Happy, a humor memoir tinged with just enough tragedy and pathos to make it worthwhile, Jenny Lawson examines her own experience with severe depression and a host of other conditions, and explains how it has led her to live life to the fullest.
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life
As you work through this book, you'll learn to let go of your struggle against pain, assess your values, and then commit to acting in ways that further those values.
Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Your Weight
Tune in to your body's expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that help you to feel good. You too can feel great in your body right now.
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
For every intellectual misfit who thought they were the only ones to think the things that Lawson dares to say out loud, this is a poignant and hysterical look at the dark, disturbing, yet wonderful moments of our lives.
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life
The Work is simply four questions that, when applied to a specific problem, enable you to see what is troubling you in an entirely different light. As Katie says, "It's not the problem that causes our suffering; it's our thinking about the problem."
Website/online resources: https://thework.com/
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
This brilliant book shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
Nonviolent Communication serves our desire to do three things:
- Increase our ability to live with choice, meaning, and connection
- Connect empathically with self and others to have more satisfying relationships
- Sharing of resources so everyone is able to benefit
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life.
Website/online resources: https://self-compassion.org/
Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable.
App: 10% Happier
The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with Happiness
In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life.
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering.
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety offers a new approach to your anxiety, fears, and your life. The book offers an empowering approach to help you create the kind of life you so desperately want to live.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
Straightforward yet profound, these principles teach partners new approaches for resolving conflicts, creating new common ground, and achieving greater levels of intimacy.