Resources

Integrative Medicine (a.k.a. Functional Medicine)

  • Jeffrey S. Bland, MD – The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, Happier Life, ©2014
  • Deepak Chopra, MD – Creating Health: How To Wake Up the Body’s Intelligence, ©1987, 1991
  • Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD – The Healing Self: A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life, ©2018
  • Michelle S. Fondin – The Wheel of Healing with Ayurveda: An Easy Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle, ©2015
  • Mark Hyman, MD and Mark Lipones, MD – Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life, ©2003
  • Lissa Rankin, MD – Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself, ©2013
  • Lissa Rankin, MD – The Fear Cure: Cultivating Courage as Medicine for the Body, Mind, and Soul, ©2015

Neuroscience

  • Sandra Aamodt, PhD and Sam Wang, PhD – Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life, ©2008
  • Stuart Brown, MD – Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, ©2008
  • Benedict Carey – How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens, ©2014
  • Richard J. Davidson, PhD and Sharon Begley – 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
  • Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, ©2018
  • John J. Ratey, MD – Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain… Supercharge Your Mental Circuits to Beat Stress, Sharpen Your Thinking, Lift Your Mood, Boost Your Memory, and Much More, ©2008
  • Robert M. Sapolsky, PhD – Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, ©2017
  • Gary Small, MD – THe Memory Bible: An Innovative Strategy for Keeping Your Brain Young, ©2002
  • Sam Wang, PhD – Neuroscience of Everyday Life (36 lectures on DVD), ©2010

Physiology

  • Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD and Elissa Epel, PhD – The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer, ©2017
  • Martin J. Blaser, MD – Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling Our Modern Plagues, ©2014
  • Richard C. Francis – Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance, ©2011
  • Michael D. Gershon, MD – The Second Brain: A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Small Intestine, ©1998
  • Sara Gottfried, MD – The Hormone Cure: Reclaim Balance, Sleep, Sex Drive, and Vitality Naturally with the Gottfried Protocol, ©2013
  • Sara Gottfried, MD – Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years, ©2017
  • Bruce H. Lipton, PhD – The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, and Miracles, ©2005, 2015
  • Robert H. Lustig, MD – Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease, ©2012
  • Christiane Northrup, MD – The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change, ©2001, 2006, 2012
  • David Perlmutter, MD – Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brian’s Silent Killers, ©2013
  • Candace B. Pert, PhD – Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine, ©1997
  • Aviva Romm, MD – The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution: A Proven 4-Week Program to Rescue Your Metabolism, Hormones, Mind, and Mood, ©2017
  • Robert M. Sapolsky, PhD – Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping, ©1994
  • T.S. Wiley with Bent Formby, PhD – Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival, ©2000
  • James L. Wilson, MD – Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome, ©2001
  • John Yudkin, PhD – Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It, ©1972, 1986

Autoimmune Disorders

  • Sarah Ballantyne, PhD – The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body, ©2013
  • Amy Myers, MD – The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Disease, ©2015
  • Tom O’Bryan, MD – The Autoimmune Fix: How to Stop the Hidden Autoimmune Damage That Keeps You Sick, Fat, and Tired Before It Turns Into Disease, ©2016
  • Izabella Wentz, PharmD, PASCP – Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause, ©2013
  • Izabella Wentz, PharmD, PASCP – Hashimoto’s Protocol: A 90-Day Plan for Reversing Thyroid Symptoms and Getting Your Life Back, ©2017

Diet and Nutrition

  • Josh Axe, MD – Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and the 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It, ©2016
  • Neal Barnard, MD – Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings and 7 Steps to End Them Naturally, ©2003
  • Jonny Bowden, PhD and Stephen Sinatra, MD – The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan That Will, ©2012
  • Dan Buettner – The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People, ©2015
  • Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell, MD – The China Study, ©2004
  • Colin Campbell, PhD with Howard Jacobson, PhD – Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, ©2013
  • Thomas M. Campbell, MD – The China Study Solution: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted, ©2015
  • Alan Christianson, NMD – The Adrenal Reset Diet: Strategically Cycle Carbs and Proteins to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, and Move from Stressed to Thriving, ©2014
  • William Davis, MD – Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health, ©2011
  • Caldwell Esselstyn, MD – Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure, ©2007
  • Donna Gates – The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity, ©1996, 2011
  • Michael Greger, MD – How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, ©2015
  • Mark Hyman, MD – Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss, ©2006
  • David A. Kessler, MD – The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, ©2009
  • Douglas J. Lise and Alan Goldhamer – The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force That Underlies Health & Happiness, ©2003
  • Michael Moss – Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Up, ©2013
  • Dean Ornish, MD – Dr. Dan Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery, ©1990
  • Linus Pauling – Vitamin C, The Common Cold, and the Flu, ©1976
  • Michael Pollan – In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, ©2008
  • JJ Virgin – Sugar Impact Diet: Drop 7 Hidden Sugars, Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 2 Weeks, ©2014

Psychology

  • Brené Brown, PhD – The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You’re Supposed to be and Embrace Who You Are, ©2010
  • Brené Brown, PhD – Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, ©2012
  • Brené Brown, PhD – Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution., ©2015
  • Brené Brown, PhD – Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, ©2017
  • Dan Buettner – The Blue Zones Solution: Lessons from the World’s Happiest People, ©2017
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, PhD – Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, ©1990
  • Angela Duckworth, PhD – Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, ©2016
  • Charles Duhigg – The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, ©2016
  • Carol S. Dweck, PhD – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, ©2006
  • Daniel Goleman, PhD – Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, ©1995, 2005
  • James O. Prochaska, PhD, John C. Norcross, PhD, and Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD – Changing For Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward, ©2006
  • Tom Rath – StrengthsFinder 2.0, ©2007
  • Jonathan Rauch – The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50, ©2018
  • Ronald W. Richardson, PhD – Family Ties That Bind, ©1984
  • Ronald W. Richardson, PhD – Creating a Healthier Church: Family Systems Theory, Leadership, and Congregational Life, ©1996
  • Barry Schwartz, PhD – The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, ©2004
  • Martin E. Seligman, PhD – Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment, ©2002
  • Martin E. Seligman, PhD – Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being, ©2011

Enneagram

  • Beatrice Chestnut, PhD – The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge, ©2013
  • David Daniels, MD and Virginia Price, PhD – The Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide, ©2009
  • Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson – The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types, ©1999

Spirit

  • David Brooks – The Road to Character, ©2015
  • Scott Peck, MD – The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, ©1978
  • M. Scott Peck, MD – The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace, ©1998
  • Eckhart Tolle – The Power of NOW: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, ©1999

Pastoral Care

  • Robert Buckman, MD – I Don’t Know What to Say…: How to Help and Support Someone Who Is Dying, ©1992
  • Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD – On Death and Dying: What The Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy, and Their Own Families, ©1969

Meditation

  • Herbert Bensen, MD – The Relaxation Response, ©1975, 2000
  • Daniel Goleman, PhD and Richard J. Davidson, PhD – Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body, ©2017
  • Linda Lehrhaupt, PhD and Petra Meibert – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: The MBSR Program for Enhancing Health and Vitality, ©2017
  • Norma E. Rosenthal, PhD – Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation, ©2011

Personal Development

  • Viktor E. Frankl, PhD – Man’s Search for Meaning, ©1946
  • Danielle LaPorte – The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul, ©2014
  • Nilofer Merchant – The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World, ©2017
  • Gretchen Rubin – Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits, ©2015
  • Laura Vanderkam – 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, ©2010
  • Laura Vanderkam – What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and Home, ©2012, 2013

Creativity

  • Elizabeth Gilbert – Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, ©2015
  • Malka Marom – Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words, ©2014

Work Life

  • Teresa Amabile, PhD and Steven Kramer, PhD – The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, ©2011
  • Jonathan Fields – Career Renegade: How To Make a Great Living Doing What You Love, ©2009
  • Jonathan Fields – Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance, ©2011
  • Marc Freedman – Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life, ©2007
  • Chris Guillebeau – Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days, ©2017
  • Randy Komisar – The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living, ©2000
  • Twyla Tharp – The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together, ©2009

Financial Management

  • Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin – Your Money or Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial independence, ©1992, 2008, 2018
  • Jill Schlesinger – The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs, ©2019