Katie’s Bookshelf: You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass at Making Money” book is the followup to “You Are a Badass.” She explores making money in her first book, but this one takes a deeper dive. She starts off by exploring how you view money, messages from your childhood or past about money, to what’s holding you backContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero”

Katie’s Bookshelf: On Grief and Grieving by Kubler-Ross & Kessler

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is known for her work around grief and later in life began collaborating with David Kessler. “On Grief and Grieving” is the last book she wrote before dying. The book is about finding the meaning of grief through the stages of grief. The authors go through the stages(denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance)Continue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: On Grief and Grieving by Kubler-Ross & Kessler”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin’s “The Four Tendencies” divides people into categories based on how they are motivated. The Upholder is motivated both internally and externally, the Questioner is internally, the Obliger is externally, and the Rebel is neither. Her recommendation is to determine which category you fit into and work with yourself and not against. Of courseContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Lost Connections by Johann Hari

Author Johann Hari of “Lost Connections,” uses his past experience with anxiety, depression, and medications as the catalyst to explore what really works. Hari’s central theme is around disconnection. That when people are challenged by anxiety and depression, it’s not just a faulty chemical imbalance in the brain, it’s something much bigger that we areContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Lost Connections by Johann Hari”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

David Treleaven’s book, “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness,” advocates for Mindfulness teachers to recognize the importance of understanding trauma from a biology, interpersonal, and systemic perspective, guide students safely through practices, and continuing to partner with other trauma professionals in their community. He puts a large emphasis on understanding the ongoing traumas that those who are in marginalizedContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven”