A compiled list of resources, inspirations, and best practices on all the things that matter to me. Please check for regular updates on what I am reading now!
Race and Diversity
Privilege: A Reader, by Michael S. Kimmel and Abby. Ferber
Social Work Practice with the LGBTQ Community: The Intersection of History, Health, Mental Health, and Policy Factor by Michale P. Dentato
Restorative Yoga For Ethnic and Race Based Stress and Trauma by Gail Parker, Ph.D.
Tao Tantric for Women: Cultivating Sexual Energy, Love, and Spirit by Minke de Vos
Our Sexuality by Robert L. Crooks, Karla Baur, Laura Widman
Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D.
Sex Matters by Osho
The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth by Monica Sjoo and Barbara Mor
International Social Worker: Professional Action in an Independent World by Lynne Healy
Gender, Development and Disaster by Sarah Bradshaw
Sex and World Peace by Valerie M. Hudson
Bring Rain: Helping Humanity in Crisis by Sarah Dawn Petrin
The Secret Power of Yoga: A Women’s Guide to the Heart and Spirit of the Yoga Sutras by Nischala Joy Devi
Spirituality Diversity in Social Work Practice: The Heart of Helping by Edward Canda, Leoa Dyrud Furman, Hwi-Ja Canda
Astrology for the Soul by Jan Spiller
Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon by Joe Dr. Dispenza
Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsh
Zero Limits: The Secret Hawaiian System for Wealth, Health, Peace and More by Joe Vitale
Creativity and Art
Art & Yoga: Kundalini Awakening Everyday Life by Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa
Grief and Loss
Grief and Loss Across the Lifespan: A biopsychosocial Perspective by Juith L. M. Mccoyd
The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care by Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Lorenza Cohen, Timothy McCall, et al.
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
The Psychological and Social Impact of Illness and Disability by Irmo Marini
Exploring Physical and Subtle Human Anatomy by Nirmal Lumkin, LMT and Japa Kaur Khalsa, DOM
Yoga and Science in Pain Care by Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko, Marlysa Sullivan, et all
Breath: The New Science of Lost Art by James Nestor
Understanding Yoga Therapy: Applied Philosophy and Science for Health and Well-being by Marlysa Sullivan
Yoga: Fascia Anatomy and Movement by Joanne Avision
Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg
Trauma Informed Yoga
The Yoga-CBT Workbook for Anxiety by Julie Greiner-Ferris
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Voilicen—From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, by Judith Lewis Herman
Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper
Reclaiming Life after Trauma: Healing PTSD with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Yoga by Dainle Mintie LCSW and Julie Staples, Ph.D. ]
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris M.D.
The Garden Awakening: Designs to Nature Our Land and Ourselves by Mary Reynolds
Green Social Work: From Environmental Crisis to Environmental Justice by Lena Dominelli
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies: Based on the Timeless Wisdom of India’s 5,000 Year Old by Vasant Lad
Soma in Yoga and Ayurveda: The Power of Rejuvenation and Immortality by David Dr. Frawley
Food and Nutrition
The 3-Season Diet: Eat the Way Nature Intended: Lose Weight, Beat Food Cravings and Get Fit by John Douillard
Medical Medium: Liver Rescue by Anthony William
Our Moment of Choice: Evolutionary Visions and Hope for the Future by Robert Atkinson, Kurt Johnson and Deborah Moldow