Affiliates and other recommedations

Products and services on this page are other's offerings. I have either personally read, used or know the person offering the service or program. Being an affiliate, I will receive a small portion of the total cost of your purchase. A win-win. Each suggestion is just that, and not a requirement for self-care or growth.

Quite a few of these books are inspirational or reference material for books available on the Books page. 


The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel Van Der Kolk 

A world expert presents a sympathetic exploration of the causes of trauma and the new treatments making it possible for sufferers to reclaim their lives What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy?

Dr Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress. Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely satisfactory. With stories of his own work and those of specialists around the globe, The Body Keeps the Score sheds new light on the routes away from trauma - which lie in the regulation and syncing of body and mind, using sport, drama, yoga, mindfulness, meditation and other routes to equilibrium.

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Reinventing Your Life

Learn how to end the self-destructive behaviours that stop you from living your best life with this breakthrough program. Do you…
Put the needs of others above your own?
Start to panic when someone you love leaves — or threatens to?
Often feel anxious about natural disasters, losing all your money, or getting seriously ill?
Find that no matter how successful you are, you still feel unhappy, unfulfilled, or undeserving?

Unsatisfactory relationships, irrational lack of self-esteem, feelings of being unfulfilled — these are all problems that can be solved by changing the types of messages that people internalise. These self-defeating behaviour patterns are called “lifetraps,” and Reinventing Your Life shows you how to stop the cycle that keeps you from attaining happiness.

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Radical Awakening - Dr   Shefali Tsabary

Dr Shefali teaches women how to transcend their fears, break free from societal expectations and rediscover the person they were always meant to be. A Radical Awakening lays out a path for women to heal their psychic wounds and prepares them to discover their own powers to help heal others and the planet.

Dr Shefali helps women uncover the purpose that already exists within them and harness the power of authenticity in every area of their lives.

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The Celestine Prophecy - James Redfield

A book that captures the spiritual moment" Are three decades of interest in modern physics, ecology, mystical religion and interpersonal psychology finally synthesizing into a new spiritual "common sense"? Are we now beginning to live this new common sense?
Can it become the dominant paradigm of the next century? 

An ancient manuscript has been found in Peru. Its contents: nine insights the human race is predicted to grasp as we enter an era of true spiritual awareness. In this gripping adventure-tale, James Redfield offers a compelling vision of the new spiritual understanding that is emerging in human culture.

You will instantly recognize the truth of the First Insight: in each of our lives occur mysterious coincidences-- sudden, unexplained events that, once interpreted correctly, serve to guide and direct our actions.

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Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished.

Based on his own experience & of those he treated in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose.

Frankl's theory, known as logotherapy, from the Greek word logos ("meaning"), holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful.

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The Law of Attraction - Esther Hicks, Jerry Hicks

This book presents the powerful basics of the original Teachings of Abraham. Within these pages, you'll learn how all things, wanted and unwanted, are brought to you by this most powerful law of the universe, the Law of Attraction. (that which is like unto itself is drawn).

You've most likely heard the saying "Like attracts like," "Birds of a feather flock together," or "It is done unto you as you believe" (a belief is only a thought you keep thinking); and although the Law of Attraction has been alluded to by some of the greatest teachers in history, it has never before been explained in as clear and practical terms as in this latest book

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The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle

Eckkart describes his transition from despair to self-realization. The power of now describes his transformation, and his philosophy that has parallels in Buddhism, relaxation techniques, and meditation theory but is also eminently practical.

In The Power of Now he shows readers how to recognize themselves as the creators of their own pain, and how to have a pain-free existence by living fully in the present. Accessing the deepest self, the true self, can be learned, he says, by freeing ourselves from the conflicting, unreasonable demands of the mind and living present, fully, and intensely, in the Now.

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Practice Guide for The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle

This companion book extracts the essence of his teachings about how to free oneself from enslavement of the mind. His views go beyond any particular religion, doctrine, or guru. The goal is able to enter into and sustain an enlightened state of consciousness throughout everyday life.Through meditations and simple techniques, Eckhart shows readers how to quiet their thoughts, see the world in the present moment, and find the truest path to happiness.

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Works by Dr Wayne Dyer

All of Dr Dyer's work is dedicated to self-exploration and empowering the reader to see themselves, others and life in a lighter, more harmonious way. 

His life's work extensive and certainly a masterpiece. 

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Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert

Author of Eat Pray Love, shares her wisdom and unique understanding of creativity, shattering the perceptions of mystery and suffering that surround the process - and showing us all just how easy it can be.

Sharing stories from her own life, as well as those from her friends and the people that have inspired her, Elizabeth Gilbert challenges us to embrace our curiosity, tackle what we most love and face down what we most fear. Whether you long to write a book, create art, cope with challenges at work, embark on a long-held dream, or simply to make your everyday life more vivid and rewarding, Big Magic will take you on a journey of exploration filled with wonder and unexpected joys.

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Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself - Dr Joe Dispenza

You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose.

In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible.

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Anatomy of the Spirit - Caroline Myss

A unique program designed to promote spontaneous physical, emotional and spiritual healing.

In Anatomy of the Spirit, Dr Myss sets out a unique program designed to promote spontaneous physical, emotional and spiritual healing. She explores the links between spiritual and emotional stresses and the specific illnesses these create in different parts of the human energy system.

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari - Robin Sharma

A spiritual journey fable, telling the story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life: following a heart attack, he decides to sell all his beloved possessions and trek to India. Littered with powerful life lessons teaching how to abandon consumerism in order to embrace destiny, live life to the full and discover joy. 

This inspiring tale is based on the author's own search for life's true purpose, providing a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance and joy. 

Develop joyful thoughts - Follow our life's mission - Cultivate self-discipline and act courageously - Value time as our most important commodity - Nourish our relationships - Live fully, one day at a time

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The Science Behind Tapping - Dr Peta Stapleton

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT or tapping) is a growing field and considered the fourth wave of emotional therapy. 
This book offers the missing piece of this self-applied stress management tool- how and why it works. The Science Behind Tapping takes the mounting science and the research behind EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and unpacks it in a compelling but simple, straightforward way for the average reader.
Dr. Peta Stapleton, Ph.D., Australia's main EFT researcher, shares remarkable case studies and evidence for how tapping can treat a host of issues, including PTSD, stress and anxiety, depression, food cravings and weight issues, issues with children and adolescents, and more!

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff - Richard Carlson

A book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy. In thoughtful and insightful language.
Teaches ways to calm down in the midst of your incredibly hurried, stress-filled life. You learn to put things in perspective by making the small daily changes he suggests, including advice such as "Think of your problems as potential teachers"; and "remember that when you die, your 'in' box won't be empty". You should also try to live in the present moment, let others have the glory at times, and lower your tolerance to stress. You can write down your most stubborn positions and see if you can soften them, learn to trust your intuitions, and live each day as if it might be your last.

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When the Body Says No - Dr Gabor Mate

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer's disease? Is there such a thing as a 'cancer personality'?

Drawing on deep scientific research and Dr Gabor Mate's acclaimed clinical work, When the Body Says No provides the answers to critical questions about the mind-body link - and the role that stress and our emotional makeup play in an array of common diseases such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome and multiple sclerosis.

Gabor Mate reveals 'The Seven A's of Healing'- the principles for healing and prevention of illness from hidden stress.

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A New Earth - Eckhart Tolle

"A New Earth" is a cornerstone for personal spirituality and self-improvement, leading readers to a new levels of consciousness and inner peace. Expanding on his introspective work  in "The Power of Now", Tolle provides the spiritual framework for people to move beyond themselves in order to make this world a better, more spiritually evolved place to live.
Shattering modern ideas of ego and entitlement, self and society, Tolle lifts the veil of fear that has hung over humanity during this new millennium, and shines an illuminating light that leads to happiness and health that every reader can follow erroneous identification with the egoic mind, is one of dangerous insanity.

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The Secret Language of Your Body - Inga Segal

The essential reference guide for traditional and alternative health practitioners, and anyone interested in the inner workings of their body, self-healing and wellbeing.
 Inna Segal unveils the secrets to understanding the messages of your body, reveals the underlying mental, emotional and energetic causes of physical symptoms and medical conditions. This powerful handbook delves deeply into the possible reasons for health issues in all areas of your body.  Follows up with unique, step-by-step method to assist in returning your body to its natural state of health.

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Bliss Brain - Dawson Church

Bliss Brain blends cutting-edge neuroscience with intense firsthand experience to show you how to rewire your brain for happiness-starting right now.

Neural plasticity-the brain's ability to rewire itself-is now widely understood. But few have grasped how quickly it can happen, how extensive brain changes can be, and how much control each of us has over the process.

Researcher Dawson Church digs deep into leading-edge science, sharing the stunning evidence of rapid and radical brain change. In just eight weeks of practice, 12 minutes a day, using the right techniques, we can produce measurable changes in our brains. These habits make us calmer, happier, and more resilient. When we cultivate these pleasurable states over time, they become traits.  We don't just feel more blissful as a temporary state; the changes are literally hard-wired into our brains, becoming stable and enduring personality traits.

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Molecules of Emotion - Candace B. Pert

Why do we feel the way we feel? How do our thoughts and emotions affect our health? Are our bodies and minds distinct from each other or do they function together as parts of an interconnected system?

"Molecules of Emotion, " provides startling and decisive answers to these and other challenging questions that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries. Her pioneering research on how the chemicals inside our bodies form a dynamic information network, linking mind and body, is not only provocative, it is revolutionary. By establishing the biomolecular basis for our emotions and explaining these new scientific developments in a clear and accessible way, empowering us to understand ourselves, our feelings, and the mind-body connection in ways that is now becoming common science.

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Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chodron

These are essential teachings for developing compassion and clarity amid the anxieties and hardships of real life.

Collecting some of the most powerful passages from Pema's many books, Comfortable with Uncertainty is a compact handbook for spiritual practice that's rich with inspiration and insight a perfect introduction to Pema's teachings.

Here she explores essential concepts, themes, and practices drawn from the Buddhist tradition, showing how anyone (not just Buddhists) can draw from them to become more courageous, aware, and kindhearted. Topics include benefits of meditation, mindfulness, letting go, and working directly with fear and other painful emotions.

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