Book Recommendations

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Reading books on mental health can be an important resource for healing and managing stress, anxiety, depression, and other emotions. Whether you're looking for support, seeking to learn healthy coping skills, or just want to explore self-care techniques, these mental health books provide valuable insight and guidance.

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.

In The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin delves into the process of creating a happier and more fulfilling life. Based on years of research and personal experience, she offers practical advice on how to uncover what brings true contentment. She also provides readers with easy-to-follow tips for how to make meaningful changes in your life, including how to cultivate gratitude and create better habits.

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown.

In her bestselling book ‘Braving the Wilderness’, Brené Brown encourages readers to discover their true self, and learn how to be connected in a world of isolation. She introduces the power of belonging as a guide for staying honest and brave even in times of disagreement or doubt. By cultivating courage and compassion, she provides readers with a much-needed perspective on how we relate to each other and move towards true connection.

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear.

Atomic Habits offers an easy and proven way to create better routines that are more likely to stick. Through his powerful framework for durable change, James Clear outlines why common behavior change tactics fail and provides practical advice on how to make small tweaks in order to achieve lasting results. He draws from the latest scientific research and activities from various fields, helping readers overcome the toughest barriers around changing their habits.

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers.

Susan Jeffers’ best seller, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, offers simple yet powerful exercises to help eradicate fear and build self-confidence. Jeffers has crafted a step-by-step guide that will motivate readers to recognize their goals and dreams and embrace the power of positive action. With her proven methods, readers will learn how to take control of their lives, face obstacles head on, stay calm in difficult situations and ultimately revolutionize the way they live their life.

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head by Dan Harris.

In 10% Happier, acclaimed news anchor Dan Harris reveals how he mitigated his debilitating anxiety and stress through meditation. The book offers invaluable insight into how to identify negative thought patterns, alleviate feelings of fear, and create a more balanced life. Through research-proven techniques, Harris shows that regular mindfulness practice can empower individuals to move beyond inner self-criticism and cultivate a more positive outlook on life.

America the Anxious by Ruth Whipman

Ruth Whippman adds her, sometimes hilarious, insight into America's search for happiness. Among other topics, she covers parenting, work/life balance, the impact of social media, and the efficacy of self-help seminars.

Hi It's Me, I Have ADHD by Katelyn Mabry

I couldn't think of a better way for a child to relate to the symptoms of ADHD. I found Katelyn Mabry listening to a podcast for smart ass women with ADHD.

Fair Play by Eve Rodsky

Provides some "aha" moments for parents navigating the struggles of raising and enjoying a family in a hectic world. She offers a solution to gain back your free time and your identity as a person, not just a parent.

How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids by Jancee Dunn

This is a relatable and entertaining take on the shift in dynamics in your relationship after becoming parents. Dunn offers some helpful tips on how to model a good relationship for our kiddos.

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