Here are some books I often recommend to my clients.
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love This book is great if you are looking for some sense of why you keep getting into the same pattern of relationships.
Mind Over Mood, Second Edition: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think Great techniques and worksheets to help you work on overcoming unhelpful thinking patterns.
Unlocking the Secrets of Self-Esteem: A Guide to Building Confidence and Connection One Step at a Time
Increase self-esteem, self-worth and confidence.
The Emotionally Absent Mother: How to Recognize and Heal the Invisible Effects of Childhood Emotional Neglect
A great book to help you understand and to heal your feelings as an adult if you grew up with an absent mother due to mental illness or alcoholism.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Understand your relationship partner better by learning what "language" they speak. This book will help both individuals and couples gain compassion and be able to have better relationships.
Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness
Step-by-step instructions and photos on doing various yoga poses. Great intro to the philosophy of yoga, why it works, and chapters on meditation and breathing.
Yoga for Pain Relief: Simple Practices to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Chronic Pain (The New Harbinger Whole-Body Healing Series)
This is an amazing book for using yoga techniques to relieve not only physical pain but emotional distress as well, such as depression, anxiety, and just plain feeling stuck. The key is the breath and mindfulness and this author breaks it down in steps and photos.
It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand
This is a great book for dealing with grief and how to understand your grief in a new way.
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