Reading Recommendations

Check out these useful books and articles. Visit this page regularly to find reading recommendations that will keep you informed and engaged.

Books about neuroplasticity:

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves by Sharon Begley

The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge

Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson

Books to support resiliency development:

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being by Martin Seligman

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Steven Hayes and Spencer Smith

Emotional Healing at Warp Speed: The Power of EMDR by David Grand

The HeartMath Solution: The Institute of HeartMath’s Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart’s Intelligence by Doc Childre, Howard Martin and Donna Beech

Self-Therapy: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Wholeness and Healing your Inner Child Using IFS by Jay Earley

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

A New Earth: Awakening your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

Books about aging:

Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit and Sexy until You’re 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge

Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) by Bill Gifford

The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner

Successful Aging by John Rowe and Robert Kahn

Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us about Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives by David Snowdon

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Interesting articles:

How Exercise Can Calm Anxiety by Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, July 3, 2013

Resilience for the Rest of Us by Daniel Goleman, HBR Blog Network, April 25, 2011

Attention Regulates Emotion by Daniel Goleman, LinkedIn, November 11, 2013