Book Recommendations

College experience:

Astin, A., Astin, H., Lindholm, J.  Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives

Maynigo, T.  A Girl’s Guide to College

Grad students:

Jay, M.  The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter-And How to Make the Most of Them Now.

Mental Health and Well-being:

Brach, T. (2004). Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha.
Burns, D.  The Feeling Good Handbook

Csikszentmihalyi, M.  Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.
Dalai Lama.  The Art of Happiness.

Frankyl, Victor.  Man's search for meaning.
Seligman, M.  Authentic Happiness.

Women’s Topics:

Brizendine, L. The Female Brain

Nolen-Hoeksema, H.  Women Conquering Depression: How to Gain Control of Eating, Drinking, and Overthinking and Embrace a Healthier Life

Pipher, M., Ross, R.  Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls

Men’s Topics:

Kindleton, D. & Thompson M. (2000). Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys.
Pollack, W.S. (1999). Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood.
Pollack, W.S.P. & Levant, R.F.L. (1995). A New Psychology of Men

Alcohol related concerns:

Lamia, M., Krieger, M.  The white knight syndrome.

Eating resources:

Chernin, K. (1985). The Hungry Self: Women, Eating, and Identity.
Hornebacker, M.  Wasted.
Taitz, J., End Emotional Eating

Sleep Concerns:

Dement, W.  The Promise of Sleep: A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night’s Sleep.

Anxiety, Panic, and Stress:

Bourne, E.  The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Burns, D.  When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life. 

Goldstein, E. A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

Kabat-Zinn, J.  Calming Your Anxious Mind, and Full Catastrophe Living.

Higher Education:

Palmer, P., Zajonc, A. Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal


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