Helpful Books

Scroll down to see authors and books on couple relationships, books on sexual health, books on parenting, books on emotional health and living your fullest, books on coping with stress, anxiety and depression and books on mindfulness:


Couple relaitonship

Loving Like Your Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Tranform Your Relationships (2019) Ronald J. Frederick, PhD

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love (2008) Dr. Sue Johnson

An Emotionally focused Workbook for Couples: The Two of Us (2015) Veronica Kallos-Lilly and Jennifer Fitzgerald 

Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships (2013) Dr. Sue Johnson

An Emotionally Focused Workbook for Couples: The Two of Us (2014) Jennifer Fitzgerald and Veronica Kallos-Lilly

What Makes Love Last: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal (2012) John Gottman, PhD and Nan Silver

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (2003) Marshall B. Rosenberg PhD


Sexual Health

Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transfrom Your Sex Life (2015) Emily Nagoski, PhD

The Come as You Are Workbook: A Pracitical Guide to the Science of Sex (2019) Emily Nagoski, PhD

Men’s Sexuality: Fitness For Satisfying Sex (2008) Michael E. Metz and Barry W. McCarthy

Sexual Awareness: Your Guide to Healthy Couple Sexuality (2012) Michael E. Metz and Barry W. McCarthy



Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (2013) Daniel J. Siegel, MD

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive (2003) Daniel J. Siegel MD and Mary Hartzell MEd

Raising and Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting (1997) John Gottmann with Joan DeClaire

Mother Nurture: A Mother’s Guide to Health in Body, Mind, and Intimate Relatinships (2003) Rick Hanson PhD, Jan Hanson LAC, Ricki Pollycove MC

Respectful Parents Respectful Kids: 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict into Co-operation (2006) Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson


Emotional health and living your fullest 

Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want (2009) Rondald J. Frederick, PhD

It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self (2018) Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW

Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind (2011) Kristin Neff PhD

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength and Thrive (2018) Kristen Neff PhD and Christopher Germer PhD

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, Your Guide to a Wholehearted Life (2010) Brene Brown Phd LMSW


Coping with stress, anxiety and depression

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle (2019) Emily Nagoski PhD and Amelia Nagoski PhD

The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (2007) Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life (2011) Susan M. Orsillo PhD and Lizabeth Roemer PhD

Grieving Mindfully: A Compassionate and Spiritual Guide to Coping with Loss (2005) Sameet M. Kumar, PhD

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness (2013) Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Eating Workbook: Simple Mindfulness Practices to Nurture a Healthy Relationship with Food (2018) Vincci Tsui, RD



Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm and Confidence (2013) Rick Hanson PhD

Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength and Happiness (2018) Rick Hanson PhD with Forrest Hanson

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation (2010) Daniel J. Siegel MD

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha (2003) Tara Brach PhD
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel and Live and How You Can Change Them (2012) Richard J. Davidson PhD

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