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Updated: Jun 9, 2020

Recommended books and sites Psychology:

Atomic Habits, James Clear

The mindful way through depression, Mark Williams

You are not your brain,  M.D. Jeffrey M. Schwartz & M.D. Rebecca Gladding

Keeping the brain and mind, Melissa Tiers (Neuroscience)

Whole new mind, Daniel H. Pink

What Doesn't Kill Us: A guide to overcoming adversity and moving forward, Stephen Joseph (Post traumatic growth)

The Tao of fully feeling, Pete Walker Complex PTSD (from surviving to thriving) Pete Walker

Man's search for meaning, Viktor Frankl

Electric brain, R. Douglas Fields

Archetypal Patterns in Fairy Tales, Marie-Louise Von Franz (Jungian analysis)

The brain that changes itself, Norman Doidge (Neuroplasticity)

Dreams of Awakening (Lucid dreaming), Charlie Morley

The talent code, Daniel Coyle (Neuroplasticity & skill development)

Born to be good, Dacher Keltner (evolutionary positive psychology)

The How of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky (positive psychology research)

Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport

Stress management:

Stress proof you life: 52 brilliant ideas for taking control, Elisabeth Wilson

Curious? Todd Kashdahn, PhD (Anxiety & Stress management)

Self-help for your nerves, Claire weeks

Shake it off naturally, David Berceli (Stress management)

Breathe, Belisa Vranich, Psy D (breathing and stress management book)

Superbetter, Jane McGonigal

Reality is broken, Jane McGonigal (Game playing for stress management)

The serious guide to joke writing, Sally Holloway (Comedy for stress management!)

Public speaking/voice:

Finding your voice, Barbara Houseman

Freeing the natural voice, Kristin Linklater

The voice book, Michael McCallion

The vocal arts workbook, David Carey & Rebecca Clark Carey

Breathe, Belisa Vranich, Psy D (breathing and stress management)

Mind/body Connection:

Unlearn your pain, Howard Schubiner

The Cure, Jo Marchant

Pain relief handbook, Dr Chris Wells

Pain-free living, Pete Egoscue

Healing backpain, John E Sarno MD

Healing promise of Qi, Roger Jahnke OMD

Molecules of emotion,  Candace Pert

In an unspoken voice, Peter A Levine

Waking the tiger (Healing trauma), Peter A Levine

The body keeps the score, Bessel Van Der Kolk

Anatomy of an illness, Norman Cousins

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy, Deb Dana

Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve, Stanley Rosenberg

Physical health/General health

Move your DNA, Katy Bowman


The trigger point therapy workbook, Clair Davies NCTMB

True to form, Eric Goodman

I contain multitudes, Ed Yong

Herbal antibiotics, Stephen Buhner

Healing mushrooms, Tero Isokauppila

Essentials of human nutrition Healthy eating, Mann Truswell

The great cholesterol con, Dr Malcolm Kendrick (Naudi Aguilar)

The Psychobiotic Revolution (mood & gut health connection), Scott C Anderson, John F Cryan, Ted Dinan (Yasmina Ykelenstam)

Women's health:

It must be my hormones, Marion Gluck

Heal pelvic pain, Amy Stein

The better bladder book, Wendy Cohan, RN (Women's health physiotherapy) (Women's health physiotherapy)

I'm too young for this (the natural hormone solution), Suzanne Somers

Women's bodies, women's wisdom, Christiane Northrup

The boxer's heart, Kate Sekules (sport's psychology, from a woman's perspective)

Tao Tantric Arts for Women, Mink de Vos


Mating in captivity, Esther Perel (couples)

Boundaries after a pathalogical relationship, (abuse) Adelyn Birch

The new art of sexual ecstasy, Margot Anand (sexuality & breathing)

Calling in the one, Katherine Woodward Thomas (finding the right partner)

Your brain on Porn, Gary Wilson

Relationships, The School of Life Library

The School of Life Relationships Playlist:

Attachment in Psychotherapy, David J Wallin

Attachment and the defense against intimacy, Linda Cundy


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