HWH Influences and Recommended Books

Creativity and Play

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron



Reconnecting with Nature, Michael Cohen



Finding Your Passionate Purpose

Finding Your Own North Star:  Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live, Martha Beck


Illusions, Richard Bach

Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan Millman


The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

The Celestine Prophecy, James Redfield

Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan Millman



Holistic Healing and Intuition

Awaken Healing Energy Through the Tao, Mantak Chia

Dr. Judith Orloff’s Guide to Intuitive Healing, Judith Orloff, M.D.

Intuitive Healing, Judith Orloff, MD


The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity, Daniel Reid



Getting to Yes:  Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher and William Ury


The Promise of Mediation, Robert Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger

Mindfulness, Improving Your Thoughts and Emotions

Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life, Dr. Wayne Dyer


Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman


Feeling Good:  The New Mood Therapy, David Burns, M.D.


Loving What Is, Byron Katie


The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, Matthew McKay, Jeffrey Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley


The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle


The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent Peale


The Sedona Method, Hale Dwoskin

Money Management

Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki

Science of Getting Rich, Wallace Wattle

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Eker


Smart Women Finish Rich, David Bach

The Guerrilla Guide to Credit Repair, Todd Bierman and Nathaniel Wice

The Millionaire Fastlane, MJ DeMarco

The Millionaire Next Door, Thomas Stanley and William Danko

The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous, and Broke, Suze Orman


The Richest Man in Babylon, George Clason

The Total Money Makeover, Dave Ramsey

Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill


Your Money or Your Life, Vicki Robins


Myths, Stories, and Archetypes

Healing Myths, Healing Magic:  Breaking the Spell of Old Illusions; Reclaiming
Our Power to Heal, 
Donald Epstein


The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell


Women Who Run with the Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD

Overcoming Addiction

Courage to Change, Al-Alon Family Groups

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking, Allen Carr

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions


Wasted:  A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulemia, Marya Hornbacher






Back from Betrayal:  Recovering from His Affairs, Jennifer Schneider, M.D.


Beyond Codependency and Getting Better All the Time, Melody Beattie

Calling in “The One,” Katherine Woodward Thomas

Codependent No More, Melody Beattie

Committed:  A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage, Elizabeth Gilbert

Days of Healing, Days of Joy:  Daily Meditations for Adult Children, Earnie Larsen
and Carol Larsen Hegarty

Design for Growth:  Twelve Steps for Adult Children, Veronica Ray

Getting the Love You Want, Harville Hendrix

If this is Love, Why Do I Feel So Insecure?  Carle Hindy, PhD, J. Conrad Schwarz,
PhD, Archie Brodsky


Is it Love or is it Addiction?  Brenda Schaeffer


Old Patterns, New Truths:  Beyond the Adult Child Syndrome, Earnie Larsen

The Art of Loving, Erich Fromm

The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work, John Gottman

Undefended Love, Jett Psaris and Marlena Lyons

Women Who Love Too Much, Robin Norwood




A New Earth:  Awaking to Your Life’s Purpose, Eckhart Tolle


Excuses Begone!, Dr. Wayne Dyer

Revolution from Within, Gloria Steinem


Strengths Finder 2.0, Tom Rath


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People:  Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey

The Untethered Soul:  The Journey Beyond Yourself, Michael A. Singer


Spirituality, Poetry and Philosophy

A Course in Miracles, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, Gary Zukav

Entering the Circle, Olga Kharitidi, M.D.

Soul, An Archaeology:  Readings from Socrates to Ray Charles, Edited by Phil

Stories of God, Rainer Maria Rilke

The Bible


The Heart Aroused:  Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America, David Whyte


The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle


The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.  Edited and translated by Stephen Mitchell.

The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff

Till We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis

Total Freedom, Krishnamurti

What is Life?  Erwin Schrödinger




The Cyclist’s Training Bible, Joe Friel


Subconscious Mind

Blink, Malcolm Gladwell


Only Love is Real, Brian Weiss, M.D.


Many Lives Many Masters, Brian Weiss, M.D.


Self-hypnosis and Other Mind Expanding Techniques, Charles Tebbetts

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, Calvin D. Banyan and Gerald F. Kein


The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, Dr. Joseph Murphy