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Resources

Trauma Healing, Addiction, and Mental Health
Waking the Tiger:  Healing Trauma by Peter Levine
In an Unspoken Voice:  How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate
Scattered:  How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Gabor Mate
When the Body Says No:  Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Mate
A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon
Emotional Intelligence:  Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
The Trauma of Everyday Life by Mark Epstein
The Body Keeps the Score:  Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk
Chasing the Scream:  The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari
Lost Connections:  Uncovering the Real Cause of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari
Anatomy of an Epidemic:  Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by R. Whitaker
Malignant Self-Love:  Narcissism Revisited by Sam Vaknin
Language of Emotions:  What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You by Karla McLaren
The Art of Empathy:  A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill by Karla McLaren
The Polyvagal Theory:  The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe by Stephen W. Porges
Accessing the Power of the Vagus Nerve:  Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Autism by Stanley Rosenberg
How to Change Your Mind:  What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies https://maps.org/


​Craniosacral Therapy and Energy Work
The Heart of Listening:  A Visionary Approach to Craniosacral Work Volume 1 by Hugh Milne
The Heart of Listening:  A Visionary Approach to Craniosacral Work Volume 2 by Hugh Milne
Stillness:  Biodynamic Cranial Practice and the Evolution of Consciousness by Charles Ridley
Eastern Body, Western Mind:  Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith
Wheels of Life:  A User's Guide to the Chakra System by Anodea Judith
Hands of Light:  A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field by Barbara Brennan
Light Emerging:  The Journey of Personal Healing by Barbara Brennan
Esoteric Anatomy:  The Body as Consciousness by Bruce Burger


Transpersonal Psychology 
​The Spectrum of Consciousness by Ken Wilber
A Theory of Everything:  An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science, and Spirituality by Ken Wilber
Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber by Ken Wilber
Sex, Ecology, and Spirituality:  The Spirit of Evolution by Ken Wilber
The Pathwork of Self-Transformation by Eva Pierrakos
Fear No Evil:  The Pathwork Method of Transforming the Lower Self by Eva Pierrakos and D. Thesenga
Grace Unfolding:  Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the Tao-Te Ching by Greg Johanson and Ron Kurtz
Toward a Psychology of Awakening by John Welwood
After the Ecstasy, the Laundry:  How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield
A Path With Heart:  A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of a Spiritual Life by Jack Kornfield
A New Earth:  Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckharte Tolle
The Spiral Dance:  A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess by Starhawk
Coming Back to Life:  An Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects by Joanna Macy
Active Hope:  How to Face the Mess We're In Without Going Crazy by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone
A Return to Love:  Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles" by Marianne Williamson
LSD and the Mind of the Universe by Christopher Bache and Ervin Laszlo


​Buddhism 

Opening the Heart of Compassion:  Transform Suffering Through Buddhist Psychology and Practice by Martin Lowenthal 
Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana
Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond:  A Meditator's Handbook by Ajahn Brahm
Loving-Kindness:  The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
The Practice of Lojong:  Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind by Traleg Kyabgon
The Path of Individual Liberation by Chogyam Trungpa
The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion by Chogyam Trungpa
The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness by Chogyam Trungpa
Start Where You Are:  A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron
When Things Fall Apart:  Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron
The Wisdom of No Escape:  How to Love Yourself and Your World by Pema Chodron
Practicing Peace in Times of War by Pema Chodron


Yoga Philosophy 
Yoga for a World Out of Balance:  Teachings on Ethics and Social Action by Michael Stone
The Inner Tradition of Yoga:  A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner by Michael Stone
The Mirror of Yoga:  Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind by Richard Freeman
Yoga of the Subtle Body:  A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga by Tias Little
Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
Light on Pranayama by B.K.S. Iyengar
Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by B.K.S Iyengar
Paths to God:  Living the Bhagavad Gita by Ram Dass
Pranayama:  The Breath of Yoga by Gregor Maehle
Yoga Meditation Through Mantra, Chakras, and Kundalini to Spiritual Freedom by Gregor Maehle
Samadhi:  The Great Freedom by Gregor Maehle
Tending the Heart Fire:  Living in Flow With the Pulse of Life by Shiva Rea

 


Podcasts and Guided Meditations
Metta Hour with Sharon Salzberg
https://www.sharonsalzberg.com/metta-hour-podcast/

Heart Wisdom with Jack Kornfield
https://jackkornfield.com/podcasts-dharma-talks/

Buddha at the Gas Pump
https://batgap.com/

Dharma Ocean with Reggie Ray and Caroline Pfohl
https://www.dharmaocean.org/meditation/podcasts/

Insight Timer Guided Meditations
https://www.insighttimer.com/meditation-app

Guided Meditations with Tara Brach
https://www.tarabrach.com/guided-meditations/

 

On Being with Krista Tippett

https://onbeing.org/