Recommended Reading

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Books that Jessica often recommends:

  • The Undefended Self by Susan Thesenga
  • The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
  • Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss
  • New and Selected Poems: Volume One by Mary OliverĀ  (and generally all of her poetry and prose works)
  • Ten Poems to Change Your Life by Roger Housden
  • The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot
  • Cell Level Meditation by Patricia Kay
  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Tapping In: A Step-by-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources Through Bilateral Stimulation by Laurel Parnell
  • Aphrodite’s Daughters: Women’s Sexual Stories and the Journey of the Soul by Jalaja Bonheim
  • The Ten Things To Do When Your Life Falls Apart: An Emotional and Spiritual Handbook by Daphne Rose Kingma
  • Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine
  • Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving Kindness by Pema Chodron (and generally all books by her)
  • The Mystery of Love by Marc Gafni
  • Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
  • Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace Pert
  • The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles by Bruce Lipton
  • Love Without Conditions by Paul Ferrini
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
  • The Integral Vision: A Very Short Introduction to the Revolutionary Integral Approach to Life, God, the Universe, and Everything by Ken Wilber
  • Dear Lover: A Woman’s Guide to Men, Sex, and Love’s Deepest Bliss by David Deida
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing by Christiane Northrup
  • Vagina: A New Biography by Naomi Wolf
  • Daughters of Copper Woman by Anne Cameron
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman
  • The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Woman, Work, and Sexual Desire by David Deida
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small by Ted Andrews
  • The Way to Vibrant Health: A Manual of Bioenergetic Exercises by Alexander Lowen and Leslie Lowen
  • It’s Not about the Money: Unlock Your Money Type to Achieve Spiritual and Financial Abundance by Brent Kessel
  • Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner
  • Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue
  • The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.