Recommended Reading

Screen Shot 2013-06-24 at 6.19.54 PMThe Tao of Nutrition: New and Expanded Edition by Maoshing Ni

About the book:

This book presents the principles of Chinese nutrition, including the energies and therapeutic properties of foods, methods of preparation, body type, season, and geographical location. Harmony and balance, the fundamental principles of universal existence, are also the basis of a healthy diet. The roots of Chinese knowledge about nutrition are at least 6,000 years old and produce time-tested results in terms of general health and longevity.





9 Lies That Are Holding Your Business Back...: And the Truth That Will Set It Free


 9 Lies That Are Holding Your Business Back…: And the Truth That Will Set It Free by Steve Chandler  and Sam Beckford

About the book:

An astonishing wake-up call to the more than 20 million people in the United States and Canada who now own small businesses but don’t know how to make them really pay off.

By exposing the nine most common (and often fatal) myths in business, Chandler and Beckford offer simple and inspired solutions to the self-induced problems created by small business owners every day. The surprising truths countering each lie – lies such as “It Takes Money to Make Money,” “I Am A Victim of Circumstance,” and “I Can Do This On My Own”—have been battle-tested for years by Sam Beckford and his hundreds of successful small business coaching clients.



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May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness by Gabrielle Bernstein

About the book:

Gabrielle Bernstein believes that simple, consistent shifts in our thinking and actions can lead to the miraculous in all aspects of our daily lives, including our relationships, finances, bodies, and self-image. Here she offers an exciting plan for releasing fear and allowing gratitude, forgiveness, and love to flow through us without fail. All of which, ultimately, will lead to breathtaking lives of abundance, acceptance, appreciation, and happiness. Readers can expect incredible transformation in 40 powerful days: simply by adding up subtle shifts to create miraculous change.



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Dr. Mao’s Secrets of Longevity Cookbook: Eating for Health, Happiness, and Long Life by Dr. Mao Shing Ni

About the book:

Best-selling author Dr. Mao, known in Hollywood as Doctor to the Stars, offers more than 75 easy-to-prepare, even-better-to-enjoy recipes to bolster health and increase longevity. Known as “Doctor to the stars,” Mao Shing Ni, M.D. extends the thoughts presented inside his international best-seller Secrets of Longevity and translates those ideas into kitchen-friendly palate-pleasing recipes that promise to improve health, happiness, and longevity.



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Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein 

About the book:

How does a New York City publicist and party girl turn into a go to guide for the next generation? In her new book, Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles, Gabrielle Bernstein shares the story of how she transformed her life, offering her spiritual journey as a guidebook for overcoming fear, changing perceptions, and creating a life you’re psyched to wake up for. Bernstein has traded self-doubt and addiction for a new kind of high. In 2005 she became a student of A Course in Miracles and since then she has been guided to teach those spiritual principles to the next generation of seekers.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 3.15.42 PMThe Karma Chow, The Ultimate Cookbook by Melissa Costello

About the book:

The Karma Chow Ultimate Cookbook shows anyone how to reconnect with their food and honor it as Earth’s source for keeping us alive—all while finding it easier to rock their workouts and sculpt a well-defined physique. It’s a winning recipe for success for anyone looking to transition to a healthier way of life!






Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 3.29.33 PMSecrets of Longevity, Dr. Mao’s 8 week Program, Simple Steps That Add Years To Your Life by Dr. Mao Shing Ni

About the book:

Dr. Mao expertly condenses the wisdom gleaned from his family’s thirty-eight generations of practicing Chinese medicine into actions that are easy to follow and satisfying to do. Anyone looking to improve and extend their lives will appreciate this interactive workbook’s insightful quizzes, satisfying checklists, and delicious recipesall designed to unlock the secrets to a longer, healthier, and happier life.




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The War of Art, Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

About the book:

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success. The War of Art emphasizes the resolve needed to recognize and overcome the obstacles of ambition and then effectively shows how to reach the highest level of creative discipline. Think of it as tough love . . . for yourself. Whether an artist, writer or business person, this simple, personal, and no-nonsense book will inspire you to seize the potential of your life.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 3.58.55 PMConscious Loving, The Journey To Co-Commitment, A Way To Be Fully Together Without Giving Up Yourself by Gay Hendricks, Ph.D. & Kathlyn Hendricks, Ph.D.

About the book:

Here is a powerful new program that can clear  away the unconscious agreements patterns that  undermine even your best intentions. Through their own  marriage and through twenty years’ experience  counseling more than one thousand couples, therapists  Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks have developed precise  strategies to help you create a vital partnership  and enhance the energy, creativity, and happiness of  each individual. Addressed to individuals as  well as to couples, Conscious Loving  will heal old hurts and deepen your capacity for  enjoyment, security, and enduing love.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 4.10.20 PMTime Warrior, How To Defeat Procrastination, People-Pleasing, Self-Doubt, Over-Commitment, Broken Promises and Chaos by Steve Chandler

About the book:

Time Warrior is a revolutionary, non-linear approach to dealing with time, as bold as it is fresh and new. Non-linear time management is a commitment to action in the present moment. It’s best expressed by Elvis Presley when he sings, “It’s now or never, come hold me tight.” The old-fashioned time management programs had a huge, burdensome focus on the future. But when Chandler teaches people to go non-linear, a strange thing happens. New life and energy come in. Your life can now become vertical. Now you don’t postpone challenges, you rise to them. You become a warrior. And it works.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 4.53.41 PMThe Gift of Change by Marianne Williamson

About the book:

Every change is a challenge to become who we really are.

Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. Six of her books have been New York Times bestsellers, including A Return to Love, The Age of Miracles, A Course in Weight Loss, and The Gift of Change. She has been a popular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, and Charlie Rose. A Newsweek poll named her one of the fifty most influential baby boomers.





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You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay

About the book:

Louise L. Hay, bestselling author, is an internationally known leader in the self-help field. Her key message is: “If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.” The author has a great deal of experience and firsthand information to share about healing, including how she cured herself after being diagnosed with cancer.

From You Can Heal Your Life: Everyone is responsible for everything in our lives, the best and the worst. Every thought we think is creating our future. Each one of us creates our experiences by our thoughts and our feelings. The thoughts we think and the words we speak create our experiences.



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My Beautiful Life by Milenka ‘Mina’ Dobic

About the book:

My Beautiful Life eloquently explains how Mina recovered from cancer and details how cancer can be prevented through diet and a simple philosophy of living in balance with nature.

The course that Mina Dobic and her family took is a modern odyssey that weaves together many of the critical issues of the last half century–the struggle between repression and a free society, the conflict between conventional medicine and holistic health, and the forces that pull the modern family apart even as members strive to hold it together. During her journey to wellness, Mina passed from cancer victim to cancer survivor, from patient to healer, from student to teacher and My Beautiful Life tells her story.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 5.49.16 PMSecrets of Longevity-Hundreds of Ways To Live To Be 100 by Dr. Maoshing Ni

About the book:

Secrets of Longevity is full of surprising, all-natural ideas for living a longer, healthier life, happier. As a 38th-generation doctor specializing in longevity, Dr. Mao (as he’s known to his patients) knows the answers—and they’re surprisingly simple and powerful. The tips are organized into chapters on diet, healing, environment, exercise, and relationships so you can easily dip into the areas you’d like to address.

Marrying wisdom from the East with the latest scientific advances from the West, Secrets of Longevity puts at your fingertips a whole host of ways to make your stay on earth longer, healthier, and much, much happier.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 5.56.57 PMA Return To Love by Marianne Williamson

About the book:

Back by popular demand — and newly updated by the author — the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.

Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Whether psychic pain is in the area of relationships, career, or health, she shows us how love is a potent force, the key to inner peace, and how by practicing love we can make our own lives more fulfilling while creating a more peaceful and loving world for our children.



Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 6.18.37 PMThe Presence Process by Michael Brown

About the book:

Today we all face an increasing flow of events about which we may feel we can do nothing. This is not true. It is crucial we now experientially realize we are each responsible for navigating the quality of our personal experience. This book teaches us how to embrace authentic personal responsibility. It reveals the mechanics shaping the way we feel about our life and how we manifest our experience in a manner empowering us to respond consciously to every facet of our lives. It offers a simple, practical approach to accomplishing and maintaining personal peace in the midst of accelerating change, discomfort, conflict, and chaos.




Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 6.25.41 PMThe Purpose of Your Life by Carol Adrienne

About the book:

Chapter by chapter, The Purpose of Your Life explains how to locate the source of your innate energy and focus it, how to align yourself with the natural forces that swirl around us always, and how to develop the intuition that fosters synchronicity. The book is packed with illuminating anecdotes and profiles of fascinating people — from artists to urban planners to Zen masters — who describe how they found their own purposes. There are practical exercises throughout, along with charts, self-questionnaires, and other tools that help you understand yourself and your deepest aspirations.




Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 6.38.02 PMThe Power is Within You by Louise L. Hay

About the book:

In The Power Is Within You, Louise L. Hay expands her philosophies of loving the self through learning to listen and trust the inner voice, loving the child within, letting our true feelings out, the responsibility of parenting, releasing our fears about growing older, allowing ourselves to receive prosperity, expressing our creativity, accepting change as a natural part of life, creating a world that is ecologically sound where it’s safe to love each other and much more.

She closes the book with a chapter devoted to meditations for personal and planetary healing.




Screen Shot 2013-01-08 at 6.45.37 PMExcuses Be Gone! by Dr. Wayne Dyer

About the book:

Within the pages of this transformational book, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer reveals how to change the self-defeating thinking patterns that have prevented you from living at the highest levels of success, happiness, and health.

In this book Dr. Wayne presents a compendium of conscious and subconscious crutches employed by virtually everyone, along with ways to cast them aside once and for all. You’ll learn to apply specific questions to any excuse, and then proceed through the steps of a new paradigm. The old, habituated ways of thinking will melt away as you experience the absurdity of hanging on to them.




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 4.03.52 PMGratitude: A Way of Life by Louise L. Hay and Friends

About the book:

Louise L. Hay brings you a very special work that is dear to her heart. Within these pages, she has gathered the insights and collected wisdom of some of the most inspirational teachers and authors she knows … people who have demonstrated the power of gratitude in their own lives. Some of the renowned contributors include: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Joan Z. Borysenko, Ph.D., Lee Carroll, Sri Daya Mata, Doreen Virtue, Bernie Siegel, M.D., Dan Millman, John Randolph Price …and many more of Louise’s friends. As these individuals share their understanding of the practice of gratitude, you’ll find yourself applying these principles in your own life as well!




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 4.15.34 PMDo You! by Russell Simmons

About the book:

Russell might have helped introduce hip-hop to the world, but he credits his success to his belief in a strong set of principles—or laws. In twelve straightforward steps, Russell reveals a path that can be followed by anyone struggling to realize their dreams.Russell’s laws stem from the belief that it’s impossible to receive any sort of lasting success from the world without giving something of lasting value to the world first. Blending business insight, universal spiritual truths, and an inspired sense of purpose, Do You! crosses the lines of age, race, and background, with wisdom that will lift you up and motivate you to pursue your vision.




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 4.26.29 PMAsk and It Is Given by Esther and Jerry Hicks

About the book:

Ask and It Is Given, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you’re living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve. As you read, you’ll come to understand how your relationships, health issues, finances, career concerns, and more are influenced by the Universal laws that govern your time/space reality – and you’ll discover powerful processes that will help you go with the positive flow of life. It’s your birthright to live a life filled with everything that is good—and this book will show you how to make it so in every way!




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 4.33.04 PMGorgeously Green by Sophie Uliano

About the book:

Adopting a green-lifestyle is among the most positive, forward-thinking, and personally fulfilling choices that anyone can make. Yet many women still suspect that it is tedious and time-consuming, reserved for crunchy types who eschew the glamour of modern life. But being green doesn’t have to make life grey. Environmental guru Sophie Uliano presents the modern girl’s guide to living in sustainable style showing the modern woman the simple steps she can take to become more aware of her impact on the earth, update her beauty regimen, adopt a healthier diet and fitness routine, indulge in guilt-free shopping, and more. From her choice in light bulbs to lipsticks, every woman can learn how to look and feel fabulous without polluting herself or the planet.



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 4.54.12 PMMeditations To Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay

About the book:

Louise shares her philosophy of life on a multitude of subjects from addictions to fears to spiritual laws, and everything in between. Her loving insights will enrich you body, mind, and soul, while giving you practical knowledge to apply to your day-to-day life.

An excerpt from Meditations to Heal Your Life:“Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the Totality of Possibilities. As my mind can conceive of more good, the barriers and blocks dissolve. My life becomes full of little miracles popping up out of the blue.”



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 5.01.08 PMThe Shift by Dr. Wayne Dyer

About the book:

The Shift—a companion book to the movie of the same name—illustrates how and why to make the move from ambition to meaning. Such a shift eliminates our feelings of separateness, illuminates our spiritual connectedness, and involves moving from the ego-directed morning into the afternoon of life where everything is primarily influenced by purpose.

As Dr. Wayne W. Dyer so eloquently reveals in these pages, we all have the choice to shift our lives from ambition to meaning . . . and thereby complete our return to the Source that created us.




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 5.07.48 PMA Way of Being by Carl R. Rogers

About the book:

A profound and deeply personal collection of essays by renowned psychologist Carl Rogers.

The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement and father of client-centered therapy, based his life’s work on his fundamental belief in the human potential for growth. A Way of Being was written in the early 1980s, near the end of Carl Rogers’s career, and serves as a coda to his classic On Becoming a Person. More philosophical than his earlier writings, it traces his professional and personal development and ends with a prophetic call for a more humane future.



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Visioning: Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione, PH.D. A.T.R.

About the book:

Using the same principles and steps designers use to bring their dreams into physical reality, Capacchione shows how you can design your very own dream life, home, work, and marriage. Learn how to use the talent you already posses to: originate a concept or idea, feed the idea, assemble design, elements, start the production process, refine and complete the design, create a dream support team, celebrate the final product.

Lavishly illustrated with photos and collages to spark the designer within, this book will show you how to make real the notion that if you dream it, you can do it.



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 5.52.06 PMThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

About the book:

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity–principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.





Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 5.57.58 PMKnockout by Suzanne Somers

About the book:

Suzanne Somers interviews doctors who are successfully using the most innovative cancer treatments which build up the body rather than tear it down. Somers herself has stared cancer in the face, and a decade later she has conquered her fear and has emerged confident with the path she’s chosen. Somers’ experts provide nutrition, lifestyle, and dietary supplementation options to help protect you from getting the disease in the first place. Knockout is a must-have resource to navigate the life-and-death world of cancer and increase your odds of survival.  After reading stunning testimonials from inspirational survivors using alternative treatments, you’ll be left with a feeling of empowerment and something every person who is touched by this disease needs…hope.



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 6.12.51 PMThe Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone

About the book:

In The Kind Diet, actress, activist, and committed conservationist Alicia Silverstone shares the insights that encouraged her to swear off meat and dairy forever, and outlines the spectacular benefits of adopting a plant-based diet, from effortless weight loss to clear skin, off-the-chart energy, and smooth digestion. She explains how meat, fish, milk, and cheese—the very foods we’ve been taught to regard as the cornerstone of good nutrition—are actually the culprits behind escalating rates of disease and the cause of dire, potentially permanent damage to our ecology.




Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 6.19.55 PMSecrets of Self Healing by Dr. Maoshing Ni

About the book:

Secrets of Self-Healing ranges from treating common ailments with healing foods and herbs to the all-round balancing of mind and body that is essential for vitality, wellness, and longevity. Dr. Mao explains that diet, exercise, self-awareness, a positive emotional life, living in harmony with the environment, and spiritual growth are crucial for vibrant, lasting health. He shows, for example, how simple self- assessments can help prevent disease, how negative emotions can make us ill, how clutter in our homes can create imbalances in our bodies, and how Eastern and Western medicine can work together to fight cancer. He also reveals his favorite natural remedies for more than sixty-five common ailments, such as sore throat, dandruff, headaches, high blood pressure, sunburn, insect bites, indigestion, and jet lag.



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 7.19.03 PMSecond Spring by Dr. Maoshing Ni

About the book:

The Chinese refer to a woman’s midlife transition as her Second Spring. Thanks to the simple, natural techniques of traditional Chinese medicine, the second half of a woman’s life is a flowering of feminine potential rather than a physical and mental decline. Now, Dr. Mao’s revolutionary Second Spring™ program gives you time-tested, completely natural treatments to enhance energy, sexuality, and health — and initiate your own new season of vitality starting at age thirty-five, through premenopause, menopause, and beyond.





Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 7.35.08 PMWomen’s Bodies, Womens Wisdom by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

About the book:

When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women’s health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today.





Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 7.43.54 PMAnatomy Of The Spirit by Caroline Myss

About the book:

Anatomy of the Spirit is the boldest presentation to date of energy medicine by one of its premier practitioners, internationally acclaimed medical intuitive Caroline Myss, one of the “hottest new voices in the alternative health/spirituality scene” (Publishers Weekly). Based on fifteen years of research into energy medicine, Dr. Myss’s work shows how every illness corresponds to a pattern of emotional and psychological stresses, beliefs, and attitudes that have influenced corresponding areas of the human body.

By teaching you to see your body and spirit in a new way, Anatomy of the Spirit provides you with the tools for spiritual maturity and physical wholeness that will change your life.



Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 7.50.44 PMA Course In Miracles by The Foundation For Inner Peace

About the book:

This “combined” edition from the Foundation for Inner Peace is the only complete version that includes all of the writings that Dr. Helen Schucman, the Scribe of A Course in Miracles, authorized to be printed. Also included are the supplements Psychotherapy: Purpose, Process and Practice and The Song of Prayer.

A Course in Miracles is a complete self-study spiritual thought system that teaches that the way to universal love and peace is by undoing guilt through forgiving others, healing our relationships and making them holy. Emphasizing that it is but one version of the universal curriculum, it uses the language of traditional Christianity, but expresses a non-sectarian, non-denominational spirituality. Over 2-million English language copies in print.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 5.08.08 PMMother-Daughter Wisdom-Creating a Legacy of Physical and Emotional Health by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

About the book:

The mother-daughter relationship sets the stage for our state of health and well-being for our entire lives. Because our mothers are our first and most powerful female role models, our most deeply ingrained beliefs about ourselves as women come from them. And our behavior in relationships—with food, with our children, with our mates, and with ourselves—is a reflection of those beliefs. Once we understand our mother-daughter bonds, we can rebuild our own health, whatever our age, and create a lasting positive legacy for the next generation. Written with warmth, enthusiasm, and rare intelligence, Mother-Daughter Wisdom is an indispensable book destined to change lives and become essential reading for all women.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 5.18.57 PMThe Seat of The Soul by Gary Zukav

About the book:

Using his scientist’s eye and philosopher’s heart, Zukav shows how infusing the activities of life with reverence, compassion, and trust makes them come alive with meaning and purpose. He illustrates how the emerging values of the spirit are changing marriages into spiritual partnerships, psychology into spiritual psychology, and transforming our everyday lives. The Seat of the Soul describes the remarkable journey to the spirit that each of us is on.






Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 5.52.14 PMWhy People Don’t Heal and How They Can by Caroline Myss, Ph.D

About the book:

Both visionary and practical, Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can presents a bold new account of the development of human consciousness and spirituality over the ages, and examines the dynamic global transformation of attitudes about healing. To help you get and stay on the path to wellness, Dr. Myss provides rituals and prayers for gaining a symbolic perspective on your life issues; for bolstering your personal power; and for connecting with a universal divine energy. Dr. Myss’s breakthrough views on energy medicine and her active approach to healing life issues and physical illness will help you overcome the mental blocks that keep you from becoming well.




Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 6.00.36 PMJourney of Awakening by Ram Dass

About the book:

Ram Dass is an American psychologist and spiritual teacher who has studied and practiced meditation for many years.  Here he shares his understanding and explores the many paths of meditation–from mantra, prayer, singing, visualizations, and “just sitting” to movement meditations such as tai chi–and suggests how you can find methods suitable for you.  He illuminates the stages and benefits of meditative practice, and provides wise and often humorous advice on overcoming difficulties along the way.





Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 6.13.37 PMA New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

About the book:

With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived “in the now.” In A New Earth, Tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. Tolle describes how our attachment to the ego creates the dysfunction that leads to anger, jealousy, and unhappiness, and shows readers how to awaken to a new state of consciousness and follow the path to a truly fulfilling existence.




Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 6.21.59 PMThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne

About the book:

Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it.

In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life — money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 6.28.14 PMThis Thing Called You by Ernest Holmes

About the book:

The inspiration of Ernest Holmes has reached hundreds of thousands of readers through his classic works, many of which are just now becoming available in paperback. Originally published in the first half of the twentieth century, these meditative, concise volumes have never previously appeared in paperback. Whether a newcomer to the philosophy Holmes founded or a veteran reader, you will find great power and practicality in the words that render Holmes one of the most celebrated and beloved mystical teachers of the past hundred years.





Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 6.36.35 PMThe Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

About the book:

Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs, four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom. As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements, shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will “become filled with grace, peace, and unconditional love.”






Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.08.13 PMEating Well For Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D.

About the book:

Dr. Weil makes clear how an optimal diet can both supply the basic needs of the body and fortify the body’s defenses and mechanisms of healing. And he always stresses that good food — and the good feeling it engenders at the table — is not only a delight but also necessary to our well being so that eating for health means enjoyable eating.

Eating Well for Optimum Health is a hugely practical and inspiring book about food, diet and nutrition that stands to change — for the better and the healthier — our most fundamental ideas about eating.




Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.15.26 PMSpontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil, M.D.

About the book:

The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology–the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with. Drawing on fascinating case histories as well as medical techniques from around the world, Dr. Andrew Weil shows how spontaneous healing has worked to resolve life-threatening diseases, severe trauma, and chronic pain. Weil then outlines an eight-week program in which you’ll discover: the truth about spontaneous healing and how it interacts with the mind, The foods, vitamins, supplements, and tonic herbs that will help you enhance your innate healing powers, Advice on how to avoid environmental toxins and reduce stress, The strengths and weaknesses of conventional and alternative treatments, Natural methods to ameliorate common kinds of illnesses, And much more!



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.24.01 PMThe Art of Happiness: A Handbook For Living by The Dalai Lama

About the book:

If you ask him if he’s happy, even though he’s suffered the loss of his country, the Dalai Lama will give you an unconditional yes. What’s more, he’ll tell you that happiness is the purpose of life, and that the very motion of our life is toward happiness. How to get there has always been the question. He’s tried to answer it before, but he’s never had the help of a psychiatrist to get the message across in a context we can easily understand.

The Art of Happiness is the book that started the genre of happiness books, and it remains the cornerstone of the field of positive psychology.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.30.11 PMPerfect Health: The Complete Mind Body Guide by Deepak Chopra, M.D.

About the book:

Perfect Health provides a complete step-by-step program of mind body medicine tailored to individual needs. A quiz identifies the reader’s mind body type: thin, restless Vata; enterprising, efficient Pitta; tranquil, steady Kapha; or any combination of these three. This body type becomes the basis for a specific Ayurvedic program of diet, stress reduction, neuromuscular integration, exercise, and daily routines. The result is a total plan, tailor-made for each individual, to reestablish the body’s essential balance with nature; to strengthen the mind body connection; and to use the power of quantum healing to transcend the ordinary limitations of disease and aging–in short, for achieving Perfect Health.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.34.26 PMThe Power of Natural Healing by Hua-Ching Ni

About the book:

This title helps heal yourself, or better yet, prevent problems in the first place. It also helps you revitalise health with acupuncture and herbs, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, sound, colour, movement, visualisation, breathing and meditation.







Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.40.56 PMEntering the Tao by Hua-Ching Ni

About the book:

Master Hua-Ching Ni uses straightforward language and personal experiences, as well as traditional stories and teachings of the ancient masters, to impart the wisdom of Taoism, the Integral Way. His teachings promote a simple, natural, healthy, and happy way of life that lays the foundation for spiritual self-cultivation.

Master Ni emphasizes that it is important first to establish a good understanding of basic spiritual principles and then begin to realize this wisdom in daily life by adopting practices and attitudes that help to conserve, nourish, and refine the subtle energy.




Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.46.23 PMCreative Visualization: Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life by Shakti Gawain

About the book:

Creative visualization is the art of using mental imagery and affirmation to produce positive change in your life. Successfully used in the fields of health, business, the creative arts, and sports, it can have an impact in every area of your life. This pioneering bestseller and perennial favorite helped launch a new movement in personal growth. This classic guide is filled with meditations, exercises, and techniques that can help you to change negative habit patterns, improve self-esteem, reach career goals, increase prosperity, develop creativity, increase vitality, improve your health, experience deep relaxation, and much more. This book can help you to increase your personal mastery of life.



Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 7.51.09 PMChoosing Happiness by Alexandra Stoddard

About the book:

Bursting with creative ideas and brimming with illuminating anecdotes, this concise, joyful, and practical book shows how to find — and forge — happiness in the large and small events of everyday life. Based on her more than thirty years as a noted thinker and speaker on personal contentment, Alexandra Stoddard shares what she has learned about the small but significant changes you can make in your mind, heart, and surroundings to be happier day by day.





Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.16.11 PMJourney to Abundance by Kamin A. Bell

About the book:

Imagine Yourself Living an Abundant Life If you’re like most people, you want to be rich NOW. The truth is, however, that the journey to abundance can be a long one, with many twists and turns along the way. Discover what may be holding you back and unconsciously contributing to your current situation. Learn tools to attract more abundance into your life and how to use them immediately. Find a new design for your life and the empowerment and inspiration to take action.





Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.22.02 PMThe Macrobiotic Path to Total Health by Michio Kushi and Alex Jack

About the book:

Living as we all do in environmental and climactic circumstances that are largely outside our personal control, it is vital that we follow a healthy lifestyle, including a flexible diet that we can adjust to meet our own individual needs. The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health gives us precisely the tools and the understanding we need to achieve this goal. Use it to build a strong, active body and a cheerful, resourceful mind.





Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.29.22 PMJust Who Will You Be? by Maria Shriver

About the book:

Just Who Will You Be? is a candid, heartfelt, and inspirational book for seekers of all ages. Inspired by a speech she gave, Maria Shriver’s message is that what you do in your life isn’t what matters. It’s who you are. It’s an important lesson that will appeal to anyone of any age looking for a life of meaning.

Just Who Will You Be? reminds us that the answer to many of life’s question lie within — and that we’re all works in progress. That means it’s never too late to become the person you want to be. Now the question for you is this: Just who will you be?




Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.37.49 PMThe Green Intention: Living in Sustainable Joy by Sandy Moore and Deanna Moore

About the book:

With all the education available to help people live a greener life, one wonders if these lessons are actually changing behavior. Even though there are many simple things one can do to become green, the core intention must be at the root of every action first. Let s face it, change is difficult and the purpose of  The Green Intention is to help people change their thoughts, actions, and habits from the source where the core intention drives their actions. The Green Intention provides the guidelines and tools necessary to pinpoint and redirect the root intention toward a green life.




Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.54.38 PMLoyalty To Your Soul: The Heart of Spiritual Psychology by Drs. Ronald & Mary Hulnick, Ph.D.

About the book:

Loyalty to Your Soul shows you how to first gain access to, and then gradually learn to live from, that sacred place inherent within everyone, referred to by the authors as the Authentic Self—a place where emotional suffering ceases and profound peace and love are present. While many people have written about such an inner state, Ron and Mary Hulnick show you how to travel there . . . and what to anticipate once you arrive. The radical technology they introduce empowers readers to transform challenging or negative human experiences into direct experiences of the Soul.




Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 3.05.41 PMCrazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

About the book:

Infused with Carr’s signature sass, wit and advice-from-the-trenches style, Crazy Sexy Diet is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health, happiness and a great ass! Along with help from her posse of experts, she lays out the fundamentals of her Crazy Sexy Diet: an anti-inflammatory, vegetarian program that emphasizes balancing the pH of the body with lush whole and raw foods, nourishing organic green drinks, and scrumptious smoothies. Carr empowers readers to move from a state of constant bodily damage control to one of renewal and repair, making this a must-have for anyone who seeks to be a confident and sexy wellness warrior.



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 3.21.34 PMSkinny Bitch by Rory Freedman & Kim Barnouin

About the book:

Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wakeup call to all women who want to be thin. With such blunt advice as, “Soda is liquid Satan” and “You are a total moron if you think the Atkins Diet will make you thin,” it’s a rallying cry for all savvy women to start eating healthy and looking radiant. Unlike standard diet books, it actually makes the reader laugh out loud with its truthful, smart-mouthed revelations. Behind all the attitude, however, there’s solid guidance. Skinny Bitch espouses a healthful lifestyle that promotes whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, and encourages women to get excited about feeling “clean and pure and energized.”



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 3.48.03 PMVeganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World by Kathy Freston

About the book:

Filled with compelling facts, stories of people who have improved their weight and health conditions as a result of making the switch, and Q&As with the leading medical researchers, Veganist concludes with a step-by-step practical guide to becoming a veganist…easily and gradually. It is an accessible, optimistic, and illuminating book that will change the way you eat forever. No less delicious, still hearty and satisfying–just better for you and for all.





Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 3.55.40 PMSuper Rich: A Guide To Having It All by Russell Simmons

About the book:

Super Rich shares strategies on how to get past perceived obstacles to happiness and fill your life with friendship, compassion, laughter, love, a sense of fulfillment, and, yes, money. When you use your gifts and serve the world, the world will in return reward you. Through real-life examples, Russell provides the concepts and tools needed to transform your relationship with yourself and the world for the better. Super Richoffers a road map to lasting, stable abundance that is rooted in your consciousness. And once you tap into that consciousness and harness its power, then you’re going to have access to the greatest stimulus package of all time: your higher self.



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.01.28 PMThe China Study by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Thomas M. Campbell II

About the book:

In The China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The report also examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by powerful lobbies, government entities, and opportunistic scientists. The New York Times has recognized the study as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” and the “most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease.”. The China Study is not a diet book. Dr. Campbell cuts through the haze of misinformation and delivers an insightful message to anyone living with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and those concerned with the effects of aging.



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.27.23 PMFood Rules by Michael Pollan and Maira Kalman

About the book:

This brilliant pairing is rooted in Pollan’s and Kalman’s shared appreciation for eating’s pleasures, and their understanding that eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. Written with the clarity, concision, and wit that is Michael Pollan’s trademark, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely. Kalman’s paintings remind us that there is delight in learning to eat well.

The hardcover Pollan-Kalman collaboration will be the Food Rules edition that families will pass down for posterity, sharing lessons for eating healthfully-and joyfully-for all their lives.




Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.33.32 PMYour Inner Awakening: The Work of Byron Katie: Four Questions That Will Transform Your Life by Byron Katie

About the book:

No matter how much money, status, or success they may have, very few people experience true joy and personal freedom. Byron Katie knows this reality too well. In the midst of a “normal and successful” life, she was sinking deeper and deeper into depression and despair until a sudden, profound insight into how the mind works set her on the path to a life filled with love for everything life brings. Eager to help others find this freedom, Katie developed a revolutionary process to make this transformation practical, a simple yet powerful method of inquiry known as The Work.



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.39.43 PMThe Hip Chicks Guide to Macrobiotics by Jessica Porter

About the book:

Speaking to the generation of young women looking to extend their healthy lifestyles beyond yoga and Pilates, macrobiotic chef and instructor Jessica Porter offers fresh, contemporary, and accessible insight into one of the world’s most popular diets that is based on century’s old principles. She explains that through the right balance of food, women can find balance in every aspect of their lives—improved health, weight loss, or fulfilling relationships.





Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.52.16 PMThe Soul of Money, Reclaiming the Wealth of Our Inner Resources by Lynne Twist

About the book:

This unique and fundamentally liberating book shows us that examining our attitudes toward money—earning it, spending it, and giving it away—can offer surprising insight into our lives, our values, and the essence of prosperity.

Through personal stories and practical advice, she demonstrates how we can replace feelings of scarcity, guilt, and burden with experiences of sufficiency, freedom, and purpose. In this Nautilus Award-winning book, Twist shares from her own life, a journey illuminated by remarkable encounters with the richest and poorest, from the famous (Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama) to the anonymous but unforgettable heroes of everyday life.



Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 4.59.11 PMThe Power of Intention, Learning to Co-Create your World Your Way by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

About the book:

Part I deals with the principles of intention, offering true stories and examples showing how to make the connection. Wayne identifies the attributes of the all-creating universal mind of intention as kind, loving, beautiful, expanding, endlessly abundant, and receptive, emphasizing the importance of emulating this source of creativity. In Part II, he offers an intention guide with specific ways to apply the co-creating principles in daily life. Part III is an exhilarating description of Wayne’s vision of an individual connected at all times to the universal mind of intention.




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Wishes Fulfilled by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

About the book:
This book is dedicated to your mastery of the art of realizing all your desires. The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination. Everything that now exists was once imagined. And everything that will ever exist must first be imagined.

Wishes Fulfilled  is designed to take you on a voyage of discovery, wherein you can begin to tap into the amazing manifesting powers that you possess within you and create a life in which all that you imagine for yourself becomes a present fact.

Wishes Fulfilled by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer : Audiobook, 6 CDs




Screen Shot 2013-01-24 at 1.03.07 PMOne Day My Soul Just Opened Up: 40 Days and 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength and Personal Growth by Iyanla Vanzant

About the book:

One Day My Soul Just Opened Up is a program of inspiration and motivation that will help you work through problems and improve your emotional and spiritual health. Through exercises and readings, Iyanla provides you with the tools to tap into your strengths and make your dreams come true. One Day My Soul Just Opened Up will open your mind, heart, and soul to the truth of your identity as a creative and powerful being.





Screen Shot 2013-01-24 at 1.58.17 PMCrazy Sexy Cancer Tips by Kris Carr

About the book:

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips gathers the lessons learned and advice offered from Carr’s own journey, as well as the experiences of her cancer posse. Full-color photos accompany personal stories and candid revelations in this scrapbook of advice, warnings, and resources for the cancer patient. Chapters cover your changing social life, dating, sex, and appearance; essential health tips on how to boost your immune system; recipes; medical and holistic resources; and information on young survivor support groups. The resulting book is a warm, yet informative tool for any woman newly diagnosed with the disease and for those who love them.




Screen Shot 2013-01-24 at 2.08.37 PMCrazy Sexy Cancer Survivor: More Rebellion and Fire for Your Healing Journey by Kris Carr and Marianne Williamson

About the book:

The companion book to the bestselling Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips (featured on Oprah) pairs even more of cancer cowgirl Kris Carr’s smart, soulful, real advice with space for the reader to “chat back” and record her own experiences and reflections.






The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons from Oz by Jean Houston

The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons from Oz by Jean Houston

About the book:

In The Wizard of Us, discover the powerful, unique skills and qualities of Dorothy, the Wizard, and the other archetypes of mind, heart, and courage that live within each of us. With specific, easy-to-follow exercises and incredible “aha” insights, you’ll begin to expand your thinking, open your heart, and build the courage to truly connect with your own Hero’s Journey. This thoughtful, layered guide offers new understanding of the human condition, the importance of myth, and the critical nature of our role and how we can participate in the creation of a better world. The Wizard not only calls us forth but he has called forth the journey itself. It’s time to uncover your inner hero and become the essential human you were always meant to be.