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The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

Takeaway: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  Learn how to open up and make room for difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, urges, and memories and allow them to flow through you without getting into a battle with them.  


The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns

Takeaway: Offers powerful techniques and step by step exercises to help you cope with everyday problems.


Healing the Child Within by Charles L. Whitefield M.D.

Takeaway: Getting in touch with and living aligned with our True Self is central to personal growth.


Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life by Martin E.P. Seigman Ph.D.

Takeaway: An optimistic attitude, according to Martin, is a key factor in overcoming depression.


The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck M.D.

Takeaway: Avoiding our problems causes pain and suffering.



The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behaviour Solution by David A. Clark Ph.D. and Aaron T. Beck M.D.

Takeaway: Learn how to challenge thoughts and get the courage to take small steps to face situations you fear.


Anxiety Toolkit by Alice Boyes PhD

Takeaway: Practice self compassion. Be kind to yourself.


The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmond J. Bourne, Ph.D.

Takeaway: Learn how to use breathing, food, exercise, meditation, and positive self- talk to ease your fears.



PTSD/ PTSI (Post Traumatic Stress Injury)

 When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner

Takeaway: Forgiveness is a favour we do for ourselves, not a favour we do for the other party.


The Body Keeps Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk M.D.

Takeaway: Exposes the power of relationships to both hurt and to heal; it offers new hope for reclaiming lives.


Life Sentence: A Police Officers Battle with PTSD by Simon Gillard

Takeaway: A memoir inspired by the need to raise awareness of PTSD and to help other sufferers.


Loving Someone with PTSD by Aphrodite T. Matsakis, Ph.D.

Takeaway: A guide to understanding and connecting with your partner after trauma.



Self Growth/Inspirational

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Takeaway: It is a lucid and enlightening summary of Nobel laureate Kahneman’s life’s work. It will change the way you think about thinking.


The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene’ Brown

Takeaway: Explores how to cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to embrace your imperfections and to recognise you are enough.


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Takeaway: Powerful wisdom told through a story. The choice of words is impeccable with a beautiful flow. A beautiful and accessible book full of wisdom and philosophy.


Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Takeaway: Lays out a simple method that uses hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence and peace.


The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond by Michael A. Singer

Takeaway:  To attain true inner freedom, you must be able to objectively watch your problems instead of being lost in them.


A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

Takeaway: It shows how people can let go of the ideas of entitlement and move beyond themselves to live a happier and healthier life.


The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Takeaway:  Offers a code of conduct based on ancient Toltec wisdom that advocates freedom from self- limiting beliefs that may cause suffering and limitation in a person’s life.  

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