1. The Kitchen Healer: The Journey to Becoming You ($28.99)
By: Jules Blaine Davis
All the ways you live and love begin in your kitchen. And it’s in the kitchen where you’ll find the way to your true self. A place to nourish your being and heal with the freedom, beauty, and permission you have always longed for. Jules teaches that how we were or weren’t nourished in our childhood kitchens shapes every aspect of our lives today, and so it is through the kitchen that we find healing from the stress, overwhelm, and trauma that so many of us carry.
Though this book contains recipes—with ingredients both traditional and emotional—this isn’t your typical cookbook. This is a book that will shine a light on how to cook up the life you deeply long to live with food you love to make. As you rest and receive in the cozy glow of Jules and her kitchen, you’ll begin to understand that the freedom to turn on the fire—in the kitchen and in your life—is one and the same. https://www.julesblainedavis.com/
2. How to Be Loving: As Your Heart Is Breaking Open and Our World Is Waking Up ($26.99)
By: Danielle LaPorte
This is a counterculture call to gentleness, from a contemporary and accessible sage. What happens when you begin to identify as Love––as the Soul beyond your personality constructs? What changes when you see yourself––and others, through a Loving gaze? Everything. Love is universal, but how we learn about it and express it is incredibly personal. Being Loving doesn’t necessarily mean feeling more. It means feeling everything with more Love. It’s the ultimate inclusiveness. Because in the heart, it’s ALL IN—your light and your shadows—and everyone else’s.
When we embody and, indeed, BECOME Love, anything is possible. With How to Be Loving, Danielle LaPorte shares a joyous new framework for bringing incandescent Love to every part of your life. In this offering, LaPorte guides you in crafting more compassionate thoughts, embracing healing, and going ALL IN on living fully through Love. https://daniellelaporte.com/
3. Alphabreaths Too: More ABCs of Mindful Breathing ($18.99)
By: Christopher Willard & Daniel Rechtschaffen
Illustrated by Holly Clifton-Brown
In Alphabreaths Too, children learn their ABCs along with the basics of mindfulness through fun exercises and illustrations they’ll want to come back to again and again. Each letter of the alphabet teaches a simple mindfulness, or compassion-based, practice to help kids focus their thoughts, feel calm, express gratitude, and hold positive feelings for others. A great standalone title or a companion volume to Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing, this is a perfect book for the classroom or home library.
Breaths like Astronaut Breath and Fireworks Breath help children use their imaginations, while breaths like Gift Breath and Kite Breath help them fill their hearts with gratitude and send good wishes to others. They can breathe with a partner using Drawbridge Breath, relax with Ocean Breath, or get their wiggles out using Pirate Breath. Alphabreaths Too offers a meaningful introduction to mindfulness for children, all while keeping them delighted with imaginative inspiration and hours of fun. It’s as easy as A-B-C! https://www.soundstrue.com/products/alphabreaths?_ga=2.165348218.492569515.1667858679-2023539651.1667858679
4. Good Morning, I Love You: A Guided Journal for Calm, Clarity, and Joy ($16.99)
By: Shauna Shapiro
Too often, we try to change our lives by pushing on, and then we beat ourselves up when we don’t succeed. But research shows that shame actually shuts down the brain’s learning centers—every time we judge ourselves, we rob ourselves of the very resources we need to change. The surprising alternative is self-compassion. When we treat ourselves with kindness, we turn on the learning centers of the brain and give ourselves the courage and motivation to change.
“It is never too late to rewire your brain and transform your life,” writes Dr. Shapiro. And doing so doesn’t have to be “yet another chore” on your to-do list. This journal gives you an inspiring and clear road map to real change—and a welcome sanctuary for daily renewal and growth. https://drshaunashapiro.com/books/
5. The Awesome Human Project: Break Free from Daily Burnout, Struggle Less, and Thrive More in Work and Life ($24.99)
By: Nataly Kogan
In The Awesome Human Project, Nataly Kogan, emotional fitness and leadership expert and author of Happier Now, shows us the way. She makes the compelling case that while challenge in life is constant, struggle is optional. Here, she shares an accessible, super-practical, and unboring guide for reducing daily struggle and burnout—so you can live, work, and lead with more energy, joy, and meaning, even during difficult times.
Filled with simple, science-backed practices and Nataly’s contagious energy, The Awesome Human Project will teach you how to strengthen your emotional fitness skills, create a more supportive relationship with yourself as well as your thoughts and emotions, reduce self-doubt, and cultivate more honest and meaningful connections with others. http://natalykogan.com/ahp/
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