Katie’s Bookshelf: If the Buddha Dated by Charlotte Kasl

Kasl’s “If the Buddha Dated” is a book about finding love, dating, and getting to know yourself on a deeper level within a relationship. Kasl uses her own experiences in dating, as a psychotherapist, and from exposure to relationships within different religions and spiritualities. “On the spiritual path the rules are simple. Be kind, compassionate,Continue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: If the Buddha Dated by Charlotte Kasl”

Books for Adversity

Below you will find a list of books with links to the reviews to help you when you encounter adversity. Rising Strong by Brene Brown Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl Relax and Renew byContinue reading “Books for Adversity”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Power of Attachment by Diane Poole Heller

“The Power of Attachment” by Diane Poole Heller examines the four attachment styles that we fall into and how they play out in our adult significant relationships. She dedicates an entire to the, as she calls it “attachment adaptations;” secure, avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized. Each chapter is full of clear descriptions, origins of the styleContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Power of Attachment by Diane Poole Heller”

Katie’s Bookshelf: What We Say Matters by Judith Hanson Lasater & Ike Lasater

“What We Say Matters” by Judith Hanson Lasater and Ike Lasater is based on Marshall Rosenberg’s techniques of “Non-Violent Communication.” Ike and Judith describe their practice of NVC as spiritual in nature as a way to connect to ourselves first and then to others. For them it’s a way to practice “Satya”(a Yama of YogaContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: What We Say Matters by Judith Hanson Lasater & Ike Lasater”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Five Things We Cannot Change by David Richo

“The Five Things We Cannot Change…and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them” written by David Richo outlines the givens in life and how to live more with an “unconditional yes.”  His 5 givens are: Everything Changes and Ends Things Do Not Always Go According to Plan Life is Not Always Fair Pain is aContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Five Things We Cannot Change by David Richo”