Katie’s Bookshelf: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho is a short and sweet parable of a boy who sets out to find his “Personal Legend.”  He starts off as a sheep herder who is called to find treasure at the pyramids in Egypt.  He sets out on his journey and meets several different types of people along theContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho”

Do Nothing: Restorative Yoga Self-Care

What I am about to proclaim is radical; you have permission to do nothing.  Do nothing every month, every week, or every day. Go wild and do nothing every hour!  We all have so much to do at home, work, school, and all the places. There will always be something to do.  I promise thatContinue reading “Do Nothing: Restorative Yoga Self-Care”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater

“Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life” by Judith Hanson Lasater is the book for bringing Yoga off the mat with you.  Lasater has such a wealth of knowledge and wisdom on all things yoga.  She breaks each chapter down to principles of Yoga such as courage, fear, suffering, empathy, love, truth, andContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater”

Katie’s Bookshelf: A Symphony in the Brain by Jim Robbins

“A Symphony in the Brain” by Jim Robbins provides a history and background of Neurofeedback training.  He begins with more primitive research and experiments on the brain, to the first training sessions with cats and seizures, to how it looks today.  Robbins explains what Neurofeedback(sometimes referred to as Biofeedback) addresses in our brains, conditions itContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: A Symphony in the Brain by Jim Robbins”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard Schwartz

Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard Schwartz covers the basics of the therapeutic model that works with our internal parts.  Schwartz developed the model to help us understand our inner workings better and as a way to “be curious” about all of our parts instead of judging and shaming. This concept ofContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard Schwartz”