So many great books, so little time. We recommend moving these must-reads for well-being practitioners to the top of the stack:
Bob Burg mixes expert advice on people skills with tips to enhance and apply emotional intelligence in this practical handbook for mastering persuasive communication.
A deeper understanding of the human brain and how it works is a good thing for anyone working with people. Neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan takes readers through intriguing case studies that shed light on the clockwork inside our heads.
Researcher Brené Brown challenges readers to choose courage over comfort and develop 4 essential, distinctively human skill sets for more meaningful and effective leadership.
Yes, please. Cal Newport teaches tactics for improving concentration when you need it most… on tasks and projects requiring deep thinking.
Scientific evidence continues to uncover the benefits of plant-based eating for health and quality of life. Try it out for yourself with Darshana Thacker’s latest culinary collection.
Get a jump on your next adventure or National Parks-themed well-being event. Becky Lomax makes planning easy and fun with her beautiful new travel guide, full of handy lists to help you make the most of your time and energy.
Take Us to a Better Place: Stories of Health, Hope, and Healing (2019)
What could the future of health look like? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation asked fiction and futurist writers to respond to this question. The result is a collection of short stories that promises to be as entertaining as it is thought-provoking: blog.tedmed.com/a-culture-of-health-captured-in-fiction.
The lasting effects of childhood trauma affect adult well-being in significant ways. Psychiatrist Bessel A. van der Kolk explains the consequences as well as innovative treatments that help people heal.
This entertaining blend of science and storytelling from Florence Williams will have you looking for more frequent encounters with meadows, forests, rivers, and other natural spaces.
If you enjoyed Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, you’ll love Richard Louv’s latest work. It offers 500 inspiring ideas for boosting happiness and well-being with time spent in nature.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Well-being consultant, educator, writer ｜ICHWC National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach ｜ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist ｜Lifestyle medicine advocate ｜25+ years in wellness ｜Jazz enthusiast.