Emotional Agility ▪ Susan David, PhD
David presents a solid case for the importance of connecting to our emotions to inform and direct us through life. -J.F.
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction ▪ Gabor Maté, M.D. & Peter A. Levine
Honest and clear conceptualization of the dynamics of addiction. -J.F.
The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom ▪ Jonathan Haidt
Despite its trite title, this is a scholarly and grounded take on what actually offers meaning to our lives. Far from an existential discourse, this book is filled with evidence from science that supports the author’s practical approach to living well. -J.F.
Living Like You Mean It ▪ Ronald J. Frederick
Well-explained concepts and tools for understanding and managing difficult emotions. -J.F.
The Way to Love ▪ Anthony De Mello
Simply stated perspectives on an otherwise mythical concept. -J.F.
The Divided Mind ▪ John E. Sarno, M.D.
Groundbreaking approach to chronic pain management. -J.F.
Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance Over Time ▪ Stephen A. Mitchell
Pragmatic theories that give realistic (vs. idealistic) meaning to what constitutes and maintains mature relationships. -J.F.
Unlearn Your Pain ▪ Howard Schubiner, M.D., with Michael Betzold
A "do it yourself" workbook for managing pain. -J.F.