good reads

a collection of favorite books designed to support the mind, body + soul.

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braving the wilderness

learn about cultivating belonging in all of your communities, organizations, and culture.

 by Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW

food rules

simple rules for eating healthy.

by Michael Pollan

ikigai

find meaning + joy in life through the japanese concept of ikigai.

by Héctor García + Francesc Miralles

maybe you should talk to someone

a relatable book about a therapist, her therapist, and the human heart + mind.

by Lori Gottlieb

the sleep revolution

learn about the profound impact of sleep on our daily lives and how you can start sleeping better tonight.

 by Arianna Huffington

don't sweat the small stuff

a self-help guide to change perspectives and decrease everyday stress and anxiety.

 by Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

the gifts of imperfection

a guide to living wholeheartedly and embracing your true self.

by Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW

kintsugi wellness

 a guide of japanese philosophies to finding balance, joy, and wellness in life.

by Candice Kumai

the power of habit

learn all about how to make and break habits.

by Charles Duhigg

finding flow

challenge yourself to find flow and create happiness in the everyday routine.

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

heal your headache

tips to self-manage your headaches.

by David Buchholz, M.D.

nudge

learn how to present offerings so people can more easily make better decisions.

by Richard Thaler + Cass Sunstein

quiet

a must-read for introverts. learn about your powers in a world that can't stop talking.

by Susan Cain