The Autobiography of A Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

My spiritual quest began, much like The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Cambell. My life was going along swimmingly, or so I thought, until my world came crashing down with the breakdown of my ten-year marriage. Once I realized that my marriage was not the norm and how we treated each other was toxic.  Ummm, scary…

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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Herman Hesse

When this book found its way back into my hands, and I finally read it, the pure joy of why I love books and how they so inspire me to look at things differently and even transform my life In ways that I may not know or understand – is simply magic.

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Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Glennon Doyle

It’s not just an intimate memoir, it’s also an enlightening view for women to find their voice, honor themselves and break the mold to be the person they were meant to become all along.

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Atlas of The Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brené Brown

Brene Brown

And there I sat, awkwardly, whipping away my tears – staring at this painting of sunflowers on the wall, feeling sorry for myself and mired in my own misery.

Then I remember saying to my therapist – “I can’t do this anymore. I don’t want to live with my feelings. Can’t I simply live my life without them now? They are too painful. I need to take a pill to rid myself of them…”

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Ask And It Is Given: Manifest All Your Desires

Ask and it is given Jerry Hicks

Ask And It Is Given by Esther and Jerry Hicks is a fascinating book, and it’s a little out of the ordinary because the author “accesses a group consciousness from the non-physical dimension” (nonphysical entity called Abraham.) Which is kind of out there. After reading that, if you’re grabbing your mouse and heading to exit…

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Broken Open by Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser

If you are grieving and having a difficult time with loss, an ending of a relationship, or an illness, this book will be monumental in guiding you through it. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow by Elizabeth Lesser is an inspiring book that will make you laugh and cry and one you will definitely…

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A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson

This book by Marianne Williamson opened me up to love and relationships when I was at the deepest and darkest place of my relationship. When I read it, I had ended my marriage of 14 years and was single again. At that time, I was reading many personal development and relationships books, trying to make…

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