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: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman

Judith Herman’s “Trauma and Recovery” is a go-to book for understanding chronic or complex trauma. Her book focuses on the repeated traumas that some people go through including war, captivity, and childhood trauma to name a few. Written in the 90s, her work still stands as powerful information in understanding how these types of traumaContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman”

Katie’s Bookshelf: A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

In his book, “A Whole New Mind,” author Pink explores how we are moving into the “Conceptual Age” from the “Information Age” where right-brain qualities will dominate. He theorizes that due to abundance of materials, automation of processes, and finding cheaper labor overseas, our society will need to depend on qualities such as creativity andContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink”

Books for Yogis

I’ve created a list of books that I believe are interesting for people who practice Yoga or are interested in beginning their Yoga practice. Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper Yoga for Emotional Balance by Bo Forbes Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater Relax and Renew by Judith Hanson LasaterContinue reading “Books for Yogis”

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”