Katie’s Bookshelf: Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by Emerson & Hopper

Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper is a must read for anyone looking to use yoga in the healing process from trauma.  Whether you are a survivor, mental health therapist, or a yoga instructor, this book has such valuable information.  This book is accessible to any of the above groups ofContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by Emerson & Hopper”

Katie’s Bookshelf: StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath

StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath is more of an assessment than a book you read cover to cover.  Those interested can take the online assessment then utilize the book to find out more in depth about their strengths.  The mentality behind developing this tool is that we operate better by knowing our strengths than tryingContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell uses psychology, neuroscience, and storytelling to help the reader determine better decision making skills.  Gladwell begins with an abundance of information and real-world examples of what he calls “rapid cognition” which is basically using your instinct to make decisions.  He moves on to when this can go horribly wrong in decisionContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl is one of those books that everyone needs to read in their lifetime.  Frankl was imprisoned in 4 different concentration camps during the Holocaust.  He survived and not only continued his work on helping people find meaning in their lives but exploded in this area, eventually creating Logotherapy.Continue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements written by Don Miguel Ruiz is a personal-growth book that outlines 4 principals to guide your life by.  This book was written to help the reader pull themselves out of their own limiting beliefs that create suffering.  Oftentimes, we become stuck in our own beliefs about a situation.  The Four Agreements thatContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz”