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”

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”

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: 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 Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

“The Untethered Soul; The Journey Beyond Yourself” by Michael A Singer explores the mind and our thoughts and how they create suffering in life.  We tend to attach to our thoughts and believe them to be truth; truth about other, the world, circumstances, and ourselves.  Singer calls our thoughts our “inner roommate.”  He emphasizes theContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer”